The Perfect Gifts for 16-Year-Old Boys

While we may think of a "Sweet 16" as being more of a big deal for teenage girls than boys, it's time to flip the script.

The age of 16 is major, no matter who or where you are. Not only are you able to get your license and start driving on your own, but you're really reaching a new level of life that's leading you towards who you're going to be later on.

Because of all this, though, if you have a 16-year-old boy in your life, you may struggle with knowing what to get them when it's time to get them a gift. Whether it's for their birthday, Christmas or any other reason under the sun, the right gift can say a lot. So, say something good by giving them something from our list of the perfect gifts for 16-year-old boys.

This Wireless Charging Station: $36

These days, the average 16-year-old boy has more electronic devices than ever before. Make sure the guy you know keeps all of his charged by gifting him this three-in-one wireless charger, perfect for fitting a watch, AirPods and his iPhone all in one spot.

waitee wireless charger

(via Amazon)


These Best-Selling Nike Air Force 1's: $110

Make sure he's ready to hit the ground running with a pair of every 16-year-old guy's must-have shoes: the Nike Air Force 1 '07. Sure, this gift is a little pricier than some of the others on this list, but footwear is a great investment that he's sure to love and (hopefully) keep in good condition.

nike air force 1 07

(via Nike)


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This Skateboard That Comes in Every Pattern Imaginable: $21

Whether he's already a guy that's hard to keep on solid ground or he's simply mentioned an interest in skateboarding at some point, this 22-inch board from Amazon is the perfect gift.

rimable 22-inch skateboard

(via Amazon)


This Portable Bluetooth Speaker: $38

Not only is this speaker easy to take with him, but it's also waterproof for all those unpredictable moments that are sure to happen. It's a versatile gift that any 16-year-old boy is sure to appreciate, no matter his taste in music.

ortizan portable bluetooth speaker

(via Amazon)


This Classic Curved-Hem Shirt: $10

This shirt from Hollister is a steal at just $10, especially considering the classic style and overall quality of the material. It's one of the pieces that he can pair with anything and keep in his wardrobe for ages, plus it's super soft so that he won't dread getting dressed in the mornings.

hollister longline curved hem shirt

(via Hollister)


This Herschel Backpack: $54.90

Whether he actually fills it with his textbooks and notes for class is not guaranteed, but the 16-year-old boy you're shopping for will find it hard not to love this Herschel Heritage backpack. It's the perfect gift for any guy, no matter what he plans on storing inside of it.

herschel heritage backpack

(via Amazon)


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This Burrito Blanket That's Both Useful and Funny: $30

Keep him comfy in the cooler weather with this statement piece that, you guessed it, looks just like a tortilla that you would wrap a burrito in. Is it the most pristine piece to have displayed in his room? No, but it is funny—and isn't that more important to the average 16-year-old boy anyway?

Zulay burrito blanket

(via Target)


There really is an option for every kind of 16-year-old boy, no matter what it is he's into. While this list of gift ideas is a great place to start, if his interests are a little more—out of this world—you can click HERE for our list of the perfect gifts for Star Wars fans.