50 Awesome Gifts for 14-year Old Boys

by mkimmel | Last Updated: September 10, 2020

Choosing a gift for a 14-year old boy is a bit of a tricky task. Does he want toys? books? shoes? a gaming console? There are just too much to choose from! If you are struggling in looking for the perfect gift, this list has you covered. Whether you are gifting a gamer, a player, or a camper, there are tons of wonderful products in here. Check it out!

14th Birthday Basketball T-Shirt

This shirt is an awesome gift for ballers boys who just turned 14! Aside from the black shirt, there are a handful of other color options such as navy, royal blue, heather, and heather blue. The print adds a fun personality to this high-quality shirt, too! It feels lightweight to wear, perfect for those balling sessions.

Spalding Pro Slam Portable

Speaking of balling, the Spalding Pro Slam portable backboard is a dream come true for ballers out there. It is a 54-inch angled backboard system that folds and stores away easily. This makes an awesome gift for any 14-year old boy who dreams of becoming the next NBA star! It is guaranteed high-quality with that Spalding branding.

Sof Sole Sneaker Balls Deodorizer

Everybody hates stinky shoes, and athletes are prone to them! If you are gifting an active 14-year old boy, these sneaker ball from Sof Sole is a practical choice. It removes odor-causing bacteria from shoes, gym bags, and wet laundry. There is also a twist action for releasing a fragrant and refreshing scent.

Pro Agility Ladder and Cones

Here’s yet another one for the active teenager! Profect Sports’ cone and ladder set is their ultimate take on agility training equipment. The set includes a 15-foot agility speed ladder, 4 metal ground anchors, 12 cones, and a heavy-duty storage bag. It comes in three color variants: orange, blue, and pink.

NERF N-Strike Mega DoubleBreach Blaster

The agile ones will definitely love this Nerf gun. The DoubleBreach Blaster can fire a single Nerf dart up to 23 meters away! It has a satisfying pump-action reload and includes two mega whistle darts. This makes an incredibly fun gift for 14-year old boys who are up for a game of Nerf wars.

I Paused My Game to Be Here Shirt

Sometimes family gatherings, errands, and other stuff get in the way of playing video games. Well, this fun shirt has a hilarious print that every 14-year old can relate to! It is made with a 90% pre-shrunk cotton material and 10% polyester. This funny shirt will surely be a candidate for their most favorite shirt ever!

Adidas Boys’ Tricot Jogger Pant

Made with 100% polyester, the Adidas Tricot jogger pant has a pull-on closure and a comfortable fit. It comes in dozens of colors such as heather navy, medium blue, burgundy, and navy combo, royal blue, and orange. It features the iconic Adidas embroidery alongside the classic side stripe design.

DJI Ryze Tech Tello

The DJI Ryze Tech Tello is a great drone for beginners. It packs the latest high-quality image processor from DJI which is capable of shooting incredible photos and videos. This drone can be controlled from a smartphone and has a maximum flight time of 13 minutes on a single charge. It is an extremely fun gift for 14-year old boys, that’s for sure.

Portable Charger Jackery Bolt

For charging his drone, gaming phone, Nintendo Switch, and a lot more, this portable charger from Jackery is a top choice. It comes with a micro-USB and Lightning cable built-in as well as a hefty capacity of 6000mAh. The best thing about this charger is that it is compact and can fit inside a tight pocket very easily.

Homall Gaming Chair

The Homall Gaming Chair is an incredible gift choice for 14-year old boys who loves to game. It features a high-density shaping foam embedded inside the PU leather seat cover. This chair supports up to 300lbs of weight and has a 360-degree multi-direction swivel. The awesome black and white color combo gives off a stormtrooper look.

Apple iPhone SE 2020

Speaking of stormtrooper, the Apple iPhone SE 2020 comes in a new white color with a black-colored front slab. While it is the most affordable smartphone Apple currently offers, it definitely doesn’t lack in the specs department. It packs in the newest A13 bionic chip which makes it incredibly fast and smooth. This phone is a good deal!

Apple AirPods Pro

If you are feeling quite generous, you might want to throw in an extra Apple AirPods pro on your gift. These truly wireless earbuds are the industry leading in active noise cancellation and overall usability. It comes in an elegant white color with sweat and water resistance rating. These buds also seamlessly pairs with all other Apple devices.

Bluetooth Beanie Hat with Headphones

While on the topic of headphones, here’s a unique take from Fulllight Tech: the Bluetooth beanie hat. It is a beanie with a built-in pair of wireless headphones embedded on the sides. Its one-size fits all design is completely washable and comfortable to wear. For sure, the 14-year old boy in your life would love this!

Mpow EG3 Pro

Looking to gift a pair of gaming headphones? This one from Mpow is an awesome choice to consider. The Mpow EG3 Pro features multi-platform compatibility through the 3.5mm headphone jack, plus it has a built-in microphone. This pair of headphones also has a premium build quality which is heavily padded all around.

Super NES Classic

The Super NES Classic is an awesome gift for 14-year old boys who are looking to taste the gaming experience of the past. The NES Classic packs in 21 games on-board the retro styled console. Its 16-bit aesthetic gameplay has an easy plug-n-play design which adds to the whole 90s theme. This gift is an absolute charm for gamers!

Nintendo Switch Lite

If you think he’ll appreciate a relatively newer gaming experience, the Nintendo Switch Lite is a must-have gift. This one comes in a lively turquoise color but there are other options like coral, gray, and yellow as well. This console is compatible with all the games of the standard Nintendo switch for a more affordable price.

Oculus Quest All-in-one VR Headset

Traditional console gaming can be boring at times, for a newer experience, consider the Oculus Quest. It is an all-in-one VR gaming headset which packs in hours of fun! It is extremely simple to setup using the Oculus mobile application. The included touch controllers and the headset has precision controls and immersive experience.

Anki Cozmo

Moving over from digital gaming to actual tangible toys, this is the Anki Cozmo. It is a small tabletop robot which comes to life! This small toy is a beginner friendly robot which features a lot of fun actions and pre-set movements. Anki Cozmo is controlled using a mobile app, and the set comes with 3 cubes and 1 USB cable for charging.

GAN 356i v2 Stickerless Speed Cube

Speaking of a smart toy, the GAN 356i is another awesome gift for 14-year old boys. It is a rechargeable cube which comes with a dedicated charging dock. The 356i v2 is a revamped of the older version, now with improved corner cutting and better accuracy. This smart cube pairs up with Gan’s smartphone app, too.

Flipslide Electronic Handheld Game

The Flipside is another fun gift choice for puzzle lovers. This electronic handheld game is fast paced and will surely test hand and eye coordination skills. There are 4 game modes to choose from in this puzzle: multiplayer, speed mode, memory mode, and level mode. Your 14-year old nephew or son will definitely have fun with this toy.

LEGO Technic Rally Car

Does the Rubik’s cube and Flipside handheld game seem too easy for a puzzle? Well, have a look at this LEGO technic rally car! It is a challenging 1005-piece LEGO puzzle advisable for ages 10-16. The set includes instructional booklets, LEGO tires, as well as tons of colorful stickers. This one’s an educational toy for sure.

Water Rocket Kit

Speaking of educational toys, this water rocket kit is both fun and extremely cool. The 4M Rocket kit uses immense water pressure to blast off up to 90 feet up in the air! There is a recycled soda bottle included in the kit as well as detailed instruction for assembly. It is an absolute charm for science geeks.

National Geographic Geodes Science Kit

This geodes science kit from National Geographic is an awesome gift for 14-year old boys who love studying rocks and minerals. It is made with premium quality materials and actual geodes which contains glowing crystals. This is a unique and educational toy! The set comes with a magnifying glass and protective eyeglasses.

Freeze-Dried Ice Cream Bundle

While on the topic of science, this ice cream bundle is an out of this world treat! A bundle of these comes with 4 free-dried vanilla ice cream sandwiches. It requires no refrigeration so it’s totally hassle-free to gift. The best of all is that these are inspired from actual space food from the Apollo space missions!

GoPro Hero5 Black

For recording his own missions during his teen years, the GoPro Hero 5 makes a useful long-lasting gift. It is a compact camera built to last which features a touchscreen display and 4K video capabilities. There are also built-in options for time lapse, slow-mo, and a basic on-board video editing option.

Bose SoundLink

Whether it’s for playing video games, watching movies, or listening to some of his favorite music, the Bose SoundLink has your 14-year old covered. Weighing around 1.25 pounds, this Bluetooth speaker comes in black, blue, mint, red, and white. For its size it has a full-range sound and a battery life that lasts a full 8 hours.

LIZ Smart Bottle

If you want to gift something practical that he can use every day, consider getting the Liz smart bottle. It can hold up to 16 ounces of beverage and it features a built-in touch responsive UV-C self-cleaning. This bottle sterilizes itself along with its contents! A single charge lasts about a month of use before it drains.

NOMATIC Slim Minimalist Wallet

A great way to teach your 14-year old boy how to handle cash like a grown up is by getting him a nice pair of wallets. This one from Nomatic is made with highly durable materials in an ultra-slim form factor. It can fit up to 15 cards along with a few paper bills. This minimalistic wallet is simple, useful, and sleek.

Teens Cook: How to Cook What You Want to Eat

Big boys don’t just know how to handle cash, they also know how to cook for themselves. If you are gifting to a picky eater or a boy who loves spending time in the kitchen, get this cookbook! It has heaps of healthy food recipes which are easy to understand even for young teenagers. This is absolutely helpful!

Manual to Manhood

If you are trying to squeeze in some practical skills more than just cooking to your boy, grab this self-help book instead. Manual to Manhood is a book Jonathan Catherman designed to help teenage boys nail their transition to adults. It has lessons on cooking, changing a tire, impressing girls, and about 97 other handy tricks.

Timex Expedition Field Chronograph Watch

You can never go wrong gifting a pair of trust watch to the 14-year old boy in your life. This one from Timex is their expedition field chronograph watch in black and red combo. It comes in a dozen of other color variants such as brown and cream, tan and leather, and black and green. It is water resistant up to 100 meters as well.

Men’s Bomber Jacket

A classic bomber jacket is a timeless and rugged look for men. This one makes a great gift for 14-year old boys who are into looking dapper while staying warm. With a zipper closure, orange polyester lining, and cuffed hems, this jacket is well-built. It gives off that extra stealthy look paired with some regular jeans or shorts.

Champion Reverse Weave Pullover

For those 14-year olds who are into classy streetwear, the Champion reverse weave pullover makes an awesome gift choice. It is made with 82% cotton and 18% polyester making a heavyweight 12-ounce pullover. There is also a pull-on hoodie closure, athletic fit, and the signature Champion stretch rib side.

RazorX DLX Electric Skateboard

Are you gifting a skateboard enthusiast, this electric skateboard might be the gift you are looking for. The RazorX DLX electric skateboard is a versatile board with a kick-to-start trigger. It is powered by a 150-watt hub motor and a lithium-ion battery. The board is controlled by the included wrist strap controller.

DC Maswell Se Skate Shoe

Skating is always safe with the proper shoes. This pair of good-looking and protective skate shoes from DC is the Maswell Se. It features a rubber sole, foam padded collars and tongue, and a mesh lining for additional comfort. The slight camouflage accents on the side gives off that added streetwear vibes.

Vans Classic Slip-On Silver

The Vans classic slip-on is another great option for skate shoes. This particular model has the iconic checkerboard upper colorized with a silver and true-white combo. It also features the waffle-styled sole which helps with grip. This stylish skate shoe will surely be your 14-year old’s new favorite pair of shoes.

Metal Earth 3D Laser Cut Bugs

Speaking of silver, these Metal Earth 3D laser cut bugs is a hobby model kit for collectors. It comes in a pack of 5 unassembled model insects. The assembly process of these bugs does not require glue or solder, just a little bending and twisting. These are highly detailed and would look attractive in a display rack.

National Geographic Kids Amazing Animals

For the animal lovers, may it be bugs, dogs, pigs, or otters, this NatGeo book is a great gift choice. It has over 125 amusing true stories involving animals. There are lots of facts, illustrations, plus there’s the story about the cat who called 911! This book is definitely a fun and educational gift.

Smart Circuits

Another thing that is extremely educational is Smart Circuits kit from SmartLab. It is an electronic game board which includes over 50 electronics-related projects. The set includes 48 individual pieces comprise of a microprocessor, speaker, battery pack, light sensors, LEDs, resistors, wires, and a ton more.

Arduino Starter Kit

For the 14-year old boy who dreams of becoming an electronics engineer, the Arduino starter kit is a top choice for a gift. It is a card-sized microcomputer which will open millions of possibilities. The kit comes with a 170-page beginners’ project guide. There are also over 100 different components out of the box.

LyxPro Electric Guitar Kit

While on the topic of electronics, here’s one for the musicians out there. The LyxPro electric guitar kit is complete with a 20-watt amplifier, 39-inch electric guitar, digital tuner, carrying case, and all the other smaller peripherals. It is available in both left and right-handed versions as well. This is an awesome guitar kit for beginners.

Yamaha 76-Key Portable Keyboard

If you are gifting an aspiring pianist, the Yamaha 76-key portable keyboard might be the gift you are looking for. It has over 576 voices, 154 preset songs, and 165 styles. It also comes with the Yamaha Education Suite which is great for beginners. Bonus: this product features the Touch Tutor lesson mode which teaches keyboard dynamics.

Fujifilm Instax Mini 90

For the photography enthusiast, the Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 is an awesome gift. While it is not designed for professional photography, it gives the feeling of a retro camera with its adjustable shutter speeds and double exposure setting. There is also the dedicated macro mode which lets you snap photos as close as 30cm.

Micro Arcade Tetris

Ever wish there is a gaming console that fits flat inside a card holder, well here’s one from Micro Arcade. The Micro Arcade Tetris is a brilliantly designed handheld game which has the dimensions of a credit card. It is charged through a micro USB port and it features tactile controls. This makes a cool and unique gift for 14-year old boys!

Crosley Cruiser Deluxe Turntable

The boys who loves listening to Dad’s or Mom’s record will love this turntable from Crosley. The Crosley Cruiser deluxe is a 3-speed turntable with Bluetooth capabilities. It comes in a ton of retro designs and color combinations. This turntable also packs in both an RCA and headphone jack outputs.

Movies Scratch Off Poster

Gifting a movie junkie? This scratch off poster from Enno Vatti Store might be the best gift to get. It is a 16.5×23.4″ poster with over 100 top-rated movies. Scratching off each movie reveals a beautifully designed icon which are vibrant and unique. This is a great way to track progress in his movie watching escapades.

Spaceman Floating Astronaut Puzzle

Another attractive wall decoration is this 1000-piece puzzle from Better Co. When complete, the puzzle shows a stunning image of an astronaut floating around space. It is a challenging puzzle to finish and it will definitely grind his gears! This astronaut puzzle makes an awesome gift for 14-year old boys who’s a fan of space ventures.

National Geographic Taj Mahal 3D Puzzle

While on the topic of puzzles, here’s another one from National Geographic. This Taj Mahal 3D puzzle has only 87 pieces; however, it is still challenging to build! The puzzle pieces are made from EPS board which and it takes about 120-220 minutes to finish. This is awesome for boys who love tinkering and building stuff.

Victorinox Swiss Army Multi-Tool

A cool tool gift for 14-year old boys would be the Victorinox Swiss Army multi-tool. It is a compact device with over 17 different functions. It has a sharp 4-inch knife, scissors, Philips screwdriver, and a ton of other nifty small stuff. It is encased in the sleek and classy red ABS Victorinox housing.

Survival Gear Kits 13-in-1

For the outdoor enthusiast, a more complete toolkit would be this 13-in-1 survival gear kit. It has a dedicated compass, wire saw, water bottle clip, survival knife, flashlight, whistle, tactical pen, waterproof box, and a bunch of other tools. It comes packaged in a lightweight carrying case ideal for bringing on travels and camping trips.