This Year’s Boy’s Gift Guide

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Being a mom of two teen sons and Aunt to 4 nephews, they are confusing lil' boogers for holiday gift giving. So, I asked them what the “cool kids” are wanting this year for Christmas, in hopes to help you, folks, out.

The kids are on top of what they want/need for Christmas sometimes more than “consumer marketing” so that's why I asked for their input this year.

My youngest tends to be the one that knows the “stuff” that's popular so I consulted him a little more this year than I have in the past. Kids today are so picky.

Boy's Gift Guide

This year's boy's gift guide has a bit more variety to it because I'm ranging from toddler this year upto teen boys.

Toddler Boy's Gift Guide

Duck-a-roo game - boys gift guide

Duck-A-Roo Game

Can you make a match?

Everything is ducky when Mama Duck has her ducklings in a row. But when players flip over a duck pond token that matches the last duckling in line, they call out ‘Duck-a-roo!' and swim it to the front. If they don't make a match they flip it back over.

Play continues until there's one token left, and Mama swims back to the front of the line. Players count up their tokens to see who wins in this educational game of memory and color matching.

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Frog's rainy day story - boys gift guide

Frog's Rainy Day Story

What is Frog to do when the letters he is using to write a story rebel and begin marching off the page?

What choices will Gander make when his plans for the day are disrupted by an invitation from the king?

Learn about these and other amusing adventures in Frog’s Rainy-Day Story and Other Fables, a delightfully entertaining and attractively illustrated book of eight fables that whimsically contrasts the wisdom of today’s world.

Children will love the entertaining and instructive stories, embellished by more than forty colorful illustrations.

Adults will chuckle as they see many of their own behaviors mirrored in the insightful tales.

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Axol - boy's gift guide


Axol the Axolotl is a plush designed in the image of the endangered salamander native to Mexico.

These little creatures are quirky, silly, and have amazing regenerative abilities. Axol is adventure ready, fun for all ages, soft and cuddly and even meets all governmental regulations for cute plush toys!

Sadly, Axol and their friends are endangered, but there's still time to save Axol and their friends.

A portion of every sale is donated to youth empowerment programs!

Learn more on their website

Curiosity table - boy's gift guide

Baby Einstein Curiosity Table

Let your child’s naturally curious spirit just flow with Baby Einstein’s Curiosity Table. From removable, spinning gears to color-discovery circuits and flashing lights, the two-sided art and science table will capture your little one’s attention for hours.

Watch as the gears connect to make the light bulb turn on! Experiment with color mixing using the mess-free “paint pots.” Your little one will love investigating all the gadgets on this double sided table. It plays more than 65 melodies and introduces vocabulary in English, Spanish or French.

Whether he’s stepping or crawling, the activity station grows with baby. The middle art panel is removable to make more space for baby’s arts and crafts – it even attaches to the end of the table. And removable table legs make it easy to convert the table for floor play.

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Younger Boy's Gift Guide

Unikeep storage cases - boy's gift guide

Video Game Disc Storage Case

Some gamers are serious collectors. New games come out weekly, all the old titles, and before you know it, an Xbox game collection can get out of hand. Organize and protect a valuable game collection with UniKeep’s Xbox Video Game Case.

UniKeep’s Xbox Video Game Case features a colorful, digitally printed Xbox themed design and snaps closed to protect your games from loss and damage. Each game is protected inside a high-quality Safety-sleeve pocket made of soft, lint-free material that won’t scratch your collection.

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Mason huxley watches - boy's gift guide

Mason Huxley Watches

Decker Watch – Is black with silver indicators, silver minute and hour hands, an orange second hand, and the face (crystal) is made out of hardened glass. The band is Black Stainless Steel

Great watch for that older younger boy who likes to dress up or wants something a bit more “cool” looking. Gives him that older kid feel.

Barrington Watch – Is green with dark green indicators, a silver minute and hour hand, an orange second hand, and the face (crystal) is made out of hardened glass. The band is Tan Leather.

Another great watch for an older boy who wants to have the sophisticated look like dad, grandpa or uncle.

Both watches have bands that can be swapped out.

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Heist game - boy's gift guide

Heist Game

You and your team have been contacted by the boss, challenging you to pull off the Heist of the century: crack a safe filled with gold in 5 minutes or less and collect 50 million in cold hard cash along the way! Work together as a team and follow the instructions carefully to open the safe and walk away ridiculously rich. Do you and your team have what it takes to complete the job?

Get ready to try your hand at all 5 progressive game levels – plus a TOP-SECRET bonus level 6!

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Brick tv & movie cars book - boy's gift guide

How to Build Brick TV & Movie Cars

Ford designer and LEGO master builder Peter Blackert provides step-by-step instruction for 15 fun builds for a range of levels featuring the most most famous rides from the big and small screens.

LEGO is the world’s #1 toy company for good reason: Its ubiquitous sets are as fun for the young at heart as they are for kids. If you grew up building LEGO City and Spacesports and are still building, or have passed your old bricks on to your children, these car builds offer exciting new possibilities.

Blackert—also the author of Motorbooks’ How to Build Brick Cars and How to Build Brick Airplanes—here uses his unique “common-chassis” platforms for scale-model cars to recreate 15 famous TV and movie vehicles from beginner to advanced builds, including:

  • Knight Rider's KITT Firebird
  • Herbie from The Love Bug
  • Mad Max's Falcon Interceptor
  • The Speed Racer Mach V
  • Wayne's World Pacer
  • Austin Powers' Shaguar
  • And more

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Teen Boy's Gift Guide

Goal crazy planner - boy's gift guide

Goal Crazy Planner

This is perfect for the teen who is getting ready to venture out on their own, and/or graduate high school.

Goal Crazy Planner is designed specifically to help you go out and achieve your goals, no matter how crazy they seem.

What does CRAZY mean?

Being CRAZY has three parts:

1. Be CRAZY about your goals: You aren’t going to reach your goals by “going with the flow.” Be determined. Be persistent. Be obsessed… and be CRAZY about reaching your goals!

2. Take CRAZY action: Be the person who isn’t afraid to take risks, push their comfort zone, and take HUGE action to get the job done. Be one of the CRAZIES!

3. Live a CRAZY life: Life is meant to be enjoyed. Go on adventurous trips, start large companies, or get into that college or trade school! Whatever your dream is, DO IT! Do something CRAZY!

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Vintage label playing cards - boy's gift guide

Vintage Label Black Premier Edition Playing Cards

This Premier Edition Black Vintage Label Playing Cards is the first in a collection of luxurious premium quality playing cards developed by CLCPC Studio 52 in association with the Royal Crown Playing Card Company.

These decks are inspired by vintage wine bottle labeling from the 1900s to bring card enthusiasts a unique collection of wine-themed decks in a range of wine colors that have a classical look and feel.

These cards project a sense of fine quality, class and sophistication, perfect for your next high stakes poker night, cardistry or magic performance.

Decks include 52 playing cards, 2 Jokers plus 1 double backer plus 1 gaff card.

Decks are stacked decks that include a built-in magic trick. Plus a good deck of cards are great if you're a homeschooling parent. You can use them in your lessons, especially for math.

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Rogers & holland black plate cross necklace - boy's gift guide

Men's Stainless Steel & Black Ion-Plate Cross Necklace

Express your faith and accessorize your wardrobe at the same time with this streamlined cross pendant. Crafted in satin-finished stainless steel, this cross sets a stylish tone.

With a handsome box chain, this long necklace is 24 inches in length, perfect for wearing comfortably outside of your favorite shirt. The lobster claw clasp is easy to open and close, allowing you to quickly put it on and get started with your day.

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I-jazz headphones - boy's gift guide

i-Jazz Wireless Headphones – Bluetooth Earbuds with Microphone

The i-JAZZ Bluetooth earphones come with latest technology and are made from lightweight, long-lasting materials, guaranteed to withstand the test of time regardless of intensive use.

The compact design is accompanied by a full HD stereo sound quality, while the sweatproof design makes them the perfect companion during intense workout routines. Order them for yourself or as a thoughtful gift for a special friend and you can be sure to win their appreciation!

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Stocking Stuffers

Cowtales candies - boy's gift guide

Cowtails Candies

Did you know that cowtales candies are the same thing as the caramel cremes, just in stick form? All this time and I never knew! I LOVE the caramel cremes!

Cow Tales were launched in the 1980's as a stick-shaped, chewy caramel filled with cream. Cow Tales are available in four flavors: “original” vanilla caramel, chocolate, strawberry, and caramel apple.

Get the Strawberry

Get the Chocolate

Original stretchlace - boy's gift guide

Original StretchLace

Keep the traditional look of tie laces and lose the inconvenience of clasps, clips, and adjustable locks that come with other elastic laces. No installation involved, once fitted correctly, you'll be on your way.

The stretch and flex will alleviate pressure points and allow for a snug and comfy fit, while conveniently allowing you to slip your shoes on and off with ease. Snug or loose, you select your customized fit, and tie once.

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Made for you razor - boy's gift guide

Bic: Made For You Razor Kit

This razor will not change your life, but it will give you a damn good shave at a good price. It's not just the best razor for men or the best razor for women. It’s the best razor for Every Body, especially a teen just starting out shaving.

When it comes to shaving, it’s important to have a comfortable, flexible system that works for you – all at an affordable and convenient price.

The Made For YOU shaving set from BIC provides everything needed to ensure a close shave while offering a comfortable, ergonomic grip. Our premiere shaving system will allow easy contouring over your face and parts of the body.

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Forrest & harold wallet - boy's gift guide

Forrest & Harold Wallet

You’re so important. That’s why everyone wants a piece of you. While we’ll let you decide which pieces are up for grabs, we’ll wager that your money and your privacy, well, aren’t.

Signature Slim RFID Bifold. Boy will this little baby come to your rescue. In style. It offers a cozy home for your cash and cards, with a soft, suede-lined money sleeve, and—get this—high-tech protection for your chip-equipped credit and debit cards.

The facts:

  • Designed in Los Angeles
  • Material: Butter-soft top-grain leather with contrast stitching
  • Soft leather cash strap, two inside pockets, one outside pocket
  • Holds a total of 6 cards (each pocket 1-2 cards comfortably) and your cash.
  • High-tech protection from would-be RFID thieves
  • Just-right-sized: Measures 3″ x 4″ folded

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Written by Anna C.

I am a wife and mother of two sons. We live in Rural Northeast Ohio with our 2 cats, 2 dogs & many fish. I love all things Supernatural, Harry Potter, elephants, sunflowers, crystals, occult, crafting, coffee, wine, and online shopping. Have a TikTok, PokemonGo & Elder Scrolls addiction, I've always loved plants, recently I became a houseplant mom, and am currently growing over 15 varieties in our home! Now if I could get my outside gardens to flourish I will be happy. When I'm not tending to the home, pets, plants, or hanging out on the couch catching up on my shows, I'm doing some type of crafting or DIY project. (Or I'm pestering my husband in the barn.)

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