Purchasing gifts for male teenagers is probably easier than you think. Boys in the 12 to 18 year old age bracket generally have specific interests that will allow you to come up with a few gift ideas. Most teenage boys are usually interested in video games, music, electronics, movies and sports. Within those categories, there are plenty of great gifts to choose from.
Playing video games is one of the top ways that teenage boys enjoy spending their free time. Gaming consoles such as Xbox allow players the ability to get online with friends and team up against their opponents. Games can be expensive for teens though, many popular games can cost as much as $50. One gift idea is to purchase a gift card from a gaming store or merchant so that a teenage boy can choose a specific game that he wants to play. Another idea is to buy an online membership that allows Internet gameplay for a year. This steps the gaming action and abilities up a notch and gives a teenager the ability to interact with friends who also have online game memberships.
Various Electronic Gadgets
There are numerous electronic gadgets in the marketplace to suit the taste buds of any teenage boy. Readers will be pleased to receive an electronic book reader or tablet that has an app for reading books. MP3 players are also a good gift idea as they allow teens to conveniently carry thousands of songs and listen to them wherever they please. If they already have a digital music player, you can always give them a gift card to an online music store so that they can download their favorite tunes.
Teenage boys are also often active in some type of outside activity. Baseball tops come to the UK, soccer jerseys becomes popular in America and basketball stays popular everywhere. A longboard, set of golf clubs or new basketball can be used to burn off those lazy times when a teenage boy is out of school. Sports jerseys also make excellent gifts and are available in the areas of hockey, football, basketball and baseball.
Movies and DVDs
Action movies are a big hit with teenage boys and can be used as gifts in a few different ways. Purchase them on DVD or consider signing a teenager up to an online membership DVD site for a period of time. Movie passes to a theater are also a good gift option for male teenagers that have girlfriends and want to take them on a date.
Within these four main categories, there are plenty of options to choose from and many great gifts that will definitely please a teenage boy.
This is a guest post written by Hannah Whittenly. Hannah is a freelance writer from Sacramento, California. A mother of two, Hannah enjoys writing on blogs of all niches.
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