Your favorite 14-year-old boy is now going to high school, has new interests, and has likely left a lot of the things he loved as a tween middle-schooler behind him. You might be scratching your head while trying to come up with the perfect gifts for 14-year-old boys that they’ll love (and think are cool too).
We’ve got the top gift ideas for 14-year-old boys that cover everything from sports, games, and cool gadgets to practical gifts and unique toys that he’ll appreciate. Read on for the most awesome gifts for 14-year-old boys this side of his freshman year.
55 Awesome Gift Ideas for 14-Year-Old Boys
Be the coolest gift-giver around with these impressive gifts for 14-year-old boys here.
Mini Helicopter Toy
This cool helicopter toy is a miniature drone that any 14-year-old boy can have tons of fun with. He can make the little machine move 360 degrees with a remote control and watch his own little helicopter fly around the house or outdoors with friends. He’ll love these high-tech gadgets captured in a tiny awesome package.
Bluetooth Beanie Hat
14-year-old boys love being connected to their favorite music, videos, and media. Now, you can give them all the tech they desire in a warm, cozy beanie hat. This Bluetooth offers a super-strong connection and great volume for whatever they wish to listen to while wearing the hat. They can play sports, exercise, or just hang out in this perfect combination of fashion and gadgetry.
Robot Puzzle Toy
This unique robot toy is part puzzle, part DIY, and part keepsake. The level of skill needed to build this robot-shaped music box named “Orpheus” is ideal for the 14-year-old boy you know. The robot is made up of laser-cut pieces of wood and the end result is a fun steampunk-style robot that plays music and lights up.
This top-level gaming headset will be all any 14-year-old boy needs to master the universe of his favorite video games. In addition to the cool LED light display on the over-earphones, he’ll love the features that the headphones offer, like a noise isolation microphone, surround sound, and long-wearing comfort. He’ll play like a pro with these incredible headphones on.
Give the 14-year-old boy in your life a sturdy scooter with anti-shock suspension that will ensure the safest and smoothest ride. He can adjust the handlebar as he grows and keep the scooter a treasured part of his adult toy collection as he becomes an adult. Cool-looking and ready to be folded away in seconds, this scooter will win big with any teen boy.
Bluetooth Shower Speaker
The 14-year-old boy you know can stay in the shower all day long listening to his favorite tunes on this waterproof Bluetooth shower speaker. The speaker will stick to the surface of the bath or shower and pump out 10 hours of music with the fullest sound possible. He’ll love the ease with which he can sing in the shower and rock out in the tub.
STEM Construction Kit
14-year-old boys who love to get creative with building will dive into this STEM construction kit to get started as soon as possible. The educational kit includes nine different models he can work on, including buildings, bridges, and more. There is even space to experiment so he can expand his skills and his mind while he lays the foundation for engineering later in life.
This high-octane hoverboard will keep 14-year-old boys occupied with its technology that will keep him stable as he goes. He’ll love the colorful LED lights that light up as he sails on by. The hoverboard runs on electric power, which he’ll also think is the coolest thing in the world (other than him when he’s riding with his friends).
LED Basketball Hoop Light
Bring some levity and light into the basketball game of your favorite 14-year-old boy with this LED basketball hoop light. This waterproof ring of lights fits perfectly around any standard basketball hoop and will light every outdoor game. Whether he’s playing at night or wants to impress his sports buddies, this hoop light will get the game going.
Memory Foam Slipper
Bring all the comforts of home to the feet of a 14-year-old boy you know with these cozy memory foam slippers. A terrific Christmas gift, these two-tone slippers have a non-slip rubber sole and will provide all the toasty warmth and softness his feet need after a long day at school, after sports practice, or during an all-day gaming marathon with friends.
Ring Toss Game
Get your 14-year-old boy outside pronto with this super-fun ring toss game that he can play with friends or family. The game includes three rings, a wooden base, and a bag for convenient travel. He can bring this game out to the backyard or on his next camping trip or school excursion. The game is an instant way to have fun in the real world and let the tech rest for a while.
LEGO Sneaker Building Kit
This learning LEGO sneaker-building kit is a wonderful way to up the skills of 14-year-old boys while they construct a model of an iconic Adidas sneaker. The model kit will come together with all the details of the well-known sneaker and the final product can act as a keepsake that they can proudly display for all to see.
14th Birthday T-Shirt
Give this hilarious yet smart t-shirt to any teenage boy for his 14th birthday and watch him wear it every chance he can get. The all-cotton t-shirt simply displays a math equation that equals the number 14. The coolest guys around will love showing off their math skills when they next wear this shirt to school or with math-loving friends.
Baseball Birthday Pendant
This cool-looking pendant for 14-year-old boys will celebrate their upcoming birthday with a sporty look. The number 14 on the pendant is displayed to look like a baseball and will become a teen keepsake that he will enjoy wearing regularly. The thick, square necklace chain is ideal for teen boys and will last a long time.
Paper Airplane Conversion Kit
Finally, there are gift ideas for 14-year-old boys that truly understand their wants and needs, like this paper airplane conversion kit. Turn his love for paper airplanes into a powerhouse of a teen toy. This simple plane engine will give any plane he crafts out of paper up to 30 seconds of flying time. Suddenly, he’ll want to become a pilot thanks to you and this awesome gift.
Mars Dust Globe
This unique Mars dust globe takes the traditional idea of a snowglobe and makes it the coolest item that a 14-year-old boy could want. You’d be giving him a handsome globe that shakes and fills with the red dust of the planet Mars. Once the dust settles, the dual-sided globe reveals cool-looking Mars topography and an adult/child pair of astronauts.
Aqua Shift Xbox Controller
This Xbox controller will work wonders with his favorite games, but 14-year-old boys will also go mad over the special features. The blue shimmer shifts in color as they use the controller, while the textured grips will ensure victory during gaming. This controller will stay in his gaming collection, and he’ll love using it the next time one of his friends challenges him to a video duel.
Bring some skateboarder magic into the life (and into the bedroom) of the coolest 14-year-old boy in your life by giving him this awesome skateboard stool. The stool is handcrafted from recycled skateboards, which gives it a unique look and shape. He will love having this skater beauty in his bedroom, play space, or anywhere he calls home.
Adidas Jogger Pants
Why beat around the bush with new brands when you can give your favorite 14-year-old boy a pair of classic Adidas jogger pants for his sporty side? These iconic pants gotta be so famous for many reasons, not the least of which is the lightweight, breathable material and comfortable wear. He’ll get a kick of wearing these pants for sports, gaming, or any time he wants to look retro and cool.
The curious 14-year-old boy in your life can get the ultimate closer look with this super-professional digital microscope. The microscope uses a 7-inch movable screen with high resolution and LED light to bring any object to life. Whether he wants to look at old coins, rare objects, or the wings of a butterfly, he can examine most anything with the help of this cool scientific piece of tech.
Speak to the spirit of inquiry that 14-year-old boys have within them with this colorful shapeshifting box. The box is an award-winning toy that uses the power of magnets to challenge the owner into a game of shapeshifting. The puzzle creates over 70 shapes for him to work out, leaving him little room for idleness. This toy champions his sense of curiosity and coordination building.
Spinning LED Flow Poi
Help the 14-year-old boy in your life create the coolest light show around with this set of popular spinning LED flow poi. The flow poi are glow sticks that can be programmed with a multitude of color choices and flashing patterns. He can have a ball spinning these around to create a LED display like no other ever made by a teenager before.
Jokers who are 14-year-old boys will love the havoc they can wreak with this multi-voice changer toy. In an instant, with the push of a button, they can change the sound of their voice by choosing from 10 different funny voices. There are ways they can further adjust the voices to get creative with their newfound vocal powers.
Water Rocket Kit
14-year-old boys who love science will get into the fun of this water rocket kit instantly. The kit is accessible and allows teens to use a water bottle to harness the power of water to blast this “rocket” off over 30 feet high. The kit includes a lot of information that will pique their interest in science and the power of water pressure. Plus, they get to shoot off a rocket which is very cool.
Long Distance Touch Bracelet Set
Any 14-year-old boy can stay in touch with a best friend, family member, or girlfriend with this set of sentimental touch bracelets. The subtle style of the silicone bracelet will look great on him and whomever he chooses to give the other bracelet to. With a few taps and the use of the corresponding app, they both can speak a secret language and know one another is thinking of them.
You can wow a grin right onto the face of the 14-year-old boy in your life with this graphic hoodie. In addition to being warm and comfortable, the hoodie features an awesome 3D design that looks like a reversible spiral design. The design will keep his friends staring and the hoodie will keep him looking cool for a long time to come.
Initial Pendant Necklace
When it comes to the 14th birthday of a teenage boy you care about, give him a piece of jewelry that boys take to. This initial pendant necklace features a capital letter design of his first initial on a handsome-looking square pendant. The pendant sits on a box chain that will look great on any teenage boy. He’ll love getting a keepsake that he actually enjoys wearing.
Solar System Optical Illusion Lamp
This optical illusion lamp projects the best display of the solar system using 3D technology. Any 14-year-old boy will love the sophisticated LED look of this lamp, which can be adjusted to work as a night light. He can even control the color and flash modes of the lamp according to his mood. The lamp will transform his plain old bedroom into a NASA space station with the flick of a button.
Basketball Hoop Laundry Hamper
A great stocking stuffer for the 14-year-old boy you know for Christmas, this over-the-door hanging laundry hamper bag uses a basketball hoop as the means of dunking his laundry in there. Fun yet practical 2-in-1 gifts for 14-year-old boys take something he loves (shooting hoops) and combine it with a necessary chore (putting his laundry in the hamper). Everyone wins at this basketball game.
Marvel Infinity Gauntlet Building Kit
Initiate your favorite 14-year-old boy into the Marvel universe by having him build his own Infinity gauntlet glove with this intricate kit by Lego. The stunning gold brick pieces are only topped by various infinity stones, making the final product well worth the build. After he’s done learning through building, he can display this Infinity Gauntlet as a cool-looking piece of room decor.
Beginner Electric Guitar Starter Kit
Induct the 14-year-old boy you love into his own rock hall of fame with this awesome electric guitar and starter kit. The full-size electric guitar comes complete with an amp, carrying case, whammy bar, and more fun accessories that he can use to easily learn how to play. The guitar looks great and will feel just as wonderful to him as he becomes a rock star in training.
Cell Phone Stand
This quirky, fun cell phone stand makes a great cheap gift that 14-year-old boys may love more than the expensive gifts they receive. You’ll have his approval when he places his cell phone or tablet on the funny thumbs up plastic holder and can video chat with friends, play games, or work on his device hands-free whenever he wants.
Tacos Novelty Socks
These novelty socks may cause the 14-year-old boy you know to dream of tacos so much he might have to go out and get some. The colorful socks with a great sense of humor are covered with taco-themed designs like peppers and hot sauce. On the soles of the sock feet, the message reads from one sock to the other, “If You Can Read This / Bring Me Some Tacos.”
This cool survival kit has got everything the adventurous 14-year-old boy needs to get out in the world and be safe. The 35 piece kit includes everything from a compass and a first aid kit to a flashlight, emergency raincoat, portable water filter, and much more. Whether he’s hiking, fishing, camping, or just out and about, he’ll be all set for whatever comes his way.
Japanese Electronic Synthesizer
This popular Japanese electronic synthesizer called an Otamatone will amaze the teen you know. Toys for 14-year-olds need to be extra-special to hit the mark, and this one is. He can create different tones and sounds by moving his finger up and down the Otamatone. Even pressing on the cute face of the synthesizer alters the sound even more.
Fast Sling Puck Game
This fun, fast-paced tabletop game will have 14-year-old boys and their families playing hard through the holidays. The wooden board game works with rubber bands and pucks to create something in between hockey and chess. They’ll have hours of fun playing anyone who will challenge them to a game and improve their coordination skills at the same time.
Ping Pong Set
Get the 14-year-old boy in your life ready for his first ping pong tournament with this super fun ping pong set. This professional-looking set includes an adjustable ping pong net that goes wherever he does, along with a double set of four paddles total and eight balls total. The whole family can get involved, but he will be known as the ping pong master during every gathering of family or friends.
Spider Prank Box
This classic prank box will tickle the many funny bones of 14-year-old boys with a great sense of humor. The box is simple…the victim slides the wooden door open only to have a (fake) spider crawl out and land on their hand. This gag will never grow old and he will end up trying it out on every friend, family member, and team member he knows, plus practically everyone he meets.
Optical Gaming Mouse
The serious gaming 14-year-old boy will love using this optical gaming mouse every time he battles zombies or plays in the World Series via video games. The totally customizable mouse can use its RGB lighting to suit the mood of the game or the teen, while the mouse itself can be adjusted to better suit his playing style.
Personalized Retro Gamer Pint Glass
Video gamers who are also 14-year-old boys will adore how personal these retro gamer pint glasses are when you give one to them. The glasses are personalized in that they take the teen in mind and turn him into a retro video game avatar, complete with their name, look, and settings like strength, speed, and endurance. The glass will remain a gaming keepsake for a long time.
The Guy’s Guide
This unique, entertaining guide for teenage boys will speak volumes to the 14-year-old boy you know. The book of 101 tips speaks to the spiritual side of teens and offers daily, centered advice on everything from TV to bad choices and keeping your cool. He’ll enjoy having this guide around as a touchstone to growing older and becoming a man one day.
This kit for the ultimate teenage prankster will keep the goofiest 14-year-old boy in your life maxed out on making people laugh and setting harmless but hilarious pranks. The jam-packed kit includes classic pranks like “Nail Through Finger,” “Disappearing Ink,” and a “Whoopee Cushion.” It also has unique additions like a “Bug In Ice” and a “Cracked Screen.” He’ll have everything he needs to remain the class clown everywhere he goes.
Pizza Socks Box
Your favorite 14-year-old boy will never expect four pairs of pizza socks to greet him when he opens this pizza box for his birthday or the holidays. The colorful socks have different pizza topping designs on them, and this four-pack has been expertly folded to look like slices of pizza in this novelty box. Practical, yet almost delicious.
Snack Gift Basket
Give a hungry 14-year-old boy all the snacks he could ever want for his birthday with this massive gift basket of snacks. The box includes the sweetest treats like Twizzlers, Laffy Taffy, and mini Oreos, and savory snacks like salted peanuts, Cheez-Its, and Quaker Chewy bars. He’ll have a delicious snack for any time of the week, whether he’s at practice, school, or rest.
14th Birthday Retro T-Shirt
Celebrate the 14th birthday of a teenage boy you care about with this fun retro-style t-shirt. The colorful, comfortable shirt lists the various months, days, minutes, and seconds of being 14-years-old and, of course, awesome. He’ll love wearing the shirt even after he’s out of his 14th year because awesome never stops.
Football Toss Game
Help a 14-year-old boy you know and his buddies to have endless football practices with this fun and easy football toss game. The portable toss target can be set up on its base, while he can toss up to four footballs into the goals. He’ll practice his sporty skills and have a great time indoors or outside with friends and fellow teammates.
Kids Fitness Tracker
Give this supercharged fitness tracker bracelet for kids and teens to your favorite 14-year-old boy and watch him track his every move. From sports to walking and everything in between, he can use the many features to monitor how he’s doing activity-wise, from heart rate to calories and sleep, everything under the sun will be covered with this stylish bracelet.
LED Sky Projector Light
14-year-old boys everywhere can own the night sky and keep it in the parameters of their bedroom with an awesome LED sky projector light. The moon, stars, and more will be clearly projected on their ceiling or wall while they have the power to adjust the projection with various colors and light modes to suit their current mood. The projector makes any gamer room an extra-special place too.
Tabletop Bowling Set
When 14-year-old boys need stress relief, they’ll find it, along with lots more fun with this cool tabletop bowling set. The miniature game of bowling is a marvelous way for them to calm their nerves and focus on the details in the mini game. The tiny bowling ball is released down a miniature wooden ramp and aimed at the smallest set of bowling pins they’ve ever seen. Don’t worry—their strike counts just the same.
Brain Teaser Puzzle Set
Challenge the brain of your favorite 14-year-old boy with a set of six different brain teaser puzzles. The puzzles use curvy metal objects to test his mental skills and he’ll grow his problem-solving abilities with a not-so-simple challenge. He’ll enjoy getting it right and working towards a solution until he does with this great Christmas stocking stuffer.
Hot Potato Game
Let the 14-year-old boy you know get shocked by this crazy-fun hot potato game. The shock ball is passed like a hot potato in similar-style retro games, only here, whoever is stuck with the “hot potato” actually gets a tiny shock. The stakes are high, but the teen boys you know are brave and will keep going until there is a victor.
Headphone Stand W/ USB Charger
Give the most practical gaming gift you can to a 14-year-old boy this year with this headphone stand/charging station. The stylish stand will safely hold his previous gaming headphones and charge them at the same time using one of three USB charging ports. There are also two wall outlets included in the stand, so he’ll be covered for power sources of all kinds.
S'mores Cookie Pizza Kit
Give the best kind of birthday cake to your 14-year-old boy with a s’mores cookie pizza kit that’s ready to go instantly. Everything is included to create a tasty s’mores dessert pizza with only the addition of butter, heavy cream, and eggs. Even the baking tools are covered so he can create the best kind of pizza and dessert combo he’s ever had.
The skater-loving 14-year-old boy in your life will love this cool-looking durable skateboard that works perfectly for a beginner level skater. The concave shape and powerful wheels promise a smooth ride, while the accessory repair kit will teach him everything he needs to know to take care of his first-rate skateboard for a long time to come.
Punching Bag With Stand
Encourage any 14-year-old boy’s sporty side with this useful and super-exhilarating punching bag on a stand. Whether he’s just getting started with boxing or martial arts or a seasoned pro, he’ll love working out with the well-built punching bag as he improves his strength, coordination, and speed. Comfortable boxing gloves are also included so he can get going immediately.