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30+ Awesome Gifts For An 11-Year-Old Boy

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Your not-yet teen is becoming harder to please by the day. They are a nutshell of emotions; deciphering which gift will entice them is becoming an uphill task. Your 11-year-old boy’s interests and feelings are rapidly changing, and what used to appeal a year ago is a bore.

When shopping for the best toy and gift for an 11-year-old boy, you have to strike the right balance. As you strategize how to go about it, remember that some super cool toys will still appeal and be helpful, while challenging non-toys will be a win-win.

This guide list of gifts for your 11-year-old boy will inspire you with some of the gifts that will be sure to leave his mouth gaping in wonder and excitement.

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Mini Helicopter Drone

Aren’t all tween boys excited at anything that flies? And now your boy is past paper airplanes. Get them this mini helicopter drone as a gift for boys aged 11 and which will not dig deep into your pocket.

This drone includes a remote control, boasts excellent stability while in flight, and can perform the most astonishing tricks.

STAR WARS Millennium Falcon Bluetooth Speaker 

This seriously cool piece of tech will make an awesome addition to your 11-year-old’s bedroom. As well as streaming Bluetooth audio from up to 30 feet away it can work with Siri or Google Assist on voice commands and even answer and end calls on speakerphone.

Kids Sports Watch

Which tween boy would not love to tie on a watch that they can do everything with? This watch is a perfect present for a boy that is always on the go.

With it, your tween will learn how to tell time and be able to arrange their schedule by themselves in an exciting way. Plus, it’s water resistant so need to panic when they jump in the pool and forget their watch!

Razor Jetts DLX Heel Wheels

It would be best if you had to up your tweens swag in the skating world. These razor jetts are an ideal present for an 11-year-old as your boy only has to strap them to his sneakers and hit the street: like the pro he is. They have replaceable spark pads ensuring your young champ is always ready to light it up.

LEGO Marvel Infinity Gauntlet

Is your tween boy a Marvel fan? This authentic golden LEGO brick recreation with 590 colorful infinity stones and a sturdy stand is a rave boy gift idea.

Your tween will be able to show their fandom with this great conversation starter. It will also allow your tween to immerse themselves in creative construction and recreate one of the Avengers films.

Quad Chair

Is your tween boy an outdoorsy person, and if it’s not camping with you or his friends, then it’s a scout thing? They will appreciate this tween gift of a quad chair.

It is sure to bring them comfort even when out there, and it also comes with a carrying bag that aids in transportation and storage.

Milk Chocolate Game Controller

While it is true that candy and chocs are not the best for our 11-year-old, going south once in a while ain’t that bad, or is it? Your tween will drool over this unusual gift for an 11-year-old.

Your gamer will feel special and dear as he nibbles on his gift and concentrates on the screen.

Cool Tee

Show me a tween who consistently doesn’t have his plans, and I will show you an insecure one. At 11, our kids make plans beforehand, and you coming up with an impromptu plan is sad. This tee will tell it as it is. It comes in ranging sizes.

JARLINK Scratch Off USA Map

JARLINK Scratch Off USA Map Poster, 12x17 inches United States Map with Unique Accessories Set, Personalized Travel Poster, Gift for Travelers

If your son is always on the next adventure on trips, then this JARLINK Scratch Off USA Map should be hanging on his bedroom wall. This national map doubles as a memory board with a scratch tool, wiping cloth, adhesive stickers, and a unique traveling eBook to track trips and vacays. It is a perfect gift idea for an 11-year-old who loves traveling.

Fitbit Ace 3

Are you searching for the best fitness tracker for your sporty tween boy? Meet the Fitbit Ace 3. This tracker ensures your kid spends less time charging and more time doing what he loves as it has eight-day battery life. It has animated clock faces that grow and develop as kids move more throughout the day.

It is water-resistant, and kids earn virtual badges and fun on-screen celebrations when they meet the set goals. It is a perfect gift idea for an 11-year-old boy who should keep active and healthy.

Magnetic Dart Board

Tween boys and shooting are the same. And despite the fun factor that this game delivers, it also has enormous benefits for children. It improves hand-eye coordination, encourages patience, and hones social skills when played in trios or groups.

It is a double-sided target dartboard with a traditional standard dartboard on one side and an archery dartboard game on the back. It is safe as the whole family can join in as the darts are magnetic rather than needle-like sharp. It passes as a superb present for 11-year-old boys.

Portable Table Tennis Set

This unique design of a portable table tennis set instantly turns any standard table into the ultimate ping pong arena. It comes with everything your tween needs that includes: two paddles, two balls, and a net.

Ultimately, it is a great birthday gift for an 11-year-old boy as it is the perfect combination of sporty and versatile.

Fortnite Graphite Wallet

This hook-and-loop closure wallet will be the real deal birthday present for an 11-year-old boy. At 11 years old, your Boy is already saving his allowances and tokens.

This wallet folds up tiny and can easily sleep into a backpack or pocket. It also comes with a zipper bag for loose change and a slip compartment for bills. With this gamer-themed wallet, your tween will learn to carry some of the necessities around.

The Mind Card Game

This explosive hit card game is a unique one as there is no talking while playing it. This board game is all about learning to work together silently to beat each game level.

It is simply all about reading each other’s facial expressions and learning about each other’s tells as you play cards in ascending order. It is challenging to master a game that requires good concentration – a great little stocking stuffer for an 11-year-old.

Dungeons and Dragons Adventure Begins

This fantasy board game challenges players to use their logical thinking skills and their imaginations. It is quick gameplay where players can choose and customize their heroes and battle iconic D&D monsters experiencing a new adventure every time.

This game includes four plastic Minifigures that correspond with the heroes featured in the gameplay. It will be a great Christmas gift for an 11-year-old boy.

Butterfly Garden

This new and enhanced butterfly-raising kit will provide weeks of real-world STEM learning at home. This kit will allow your tween boy to watch caterpillars change into butterflies!

It is an engaging and fun way to learn through play and includes a 12-page STEM journal. It makes for a perfect tween boy gift for a child curious about nature.

Air Shot

Every serious biker needs this accessory with him. And your tween is no exemption. This bike tire inflation pressurized canister with an attached cable lock will ensure that his bike tires never go flat while out there with his buddies. And inflating his tires with this gadget is as easy as pushing a button.

Mini Projector

This mini projector is sure to provide the ultimate movie buff. It is a projector that will bring the thrill of a movie theatre for your tween boy right in the living room or the backyard with clear skies.

It provides a 32″ to 176″ viewing screen with a projection distance between 4.9 feet to 16.4 feet. It’s an easy-to-adjust and contrast projector that can connect multiple devices. It would be a superb 11-year-old birthday gift for a boy who loves movies.

Mini Cruiser Retro Skateboard

Skateboards Complete Mini Cruiser Retro Skateboard for Kids Boys Youths Beginners 22 Inch(The Starry Sky)

A perfect Skateboard for a new rider with 3 “thick aluminum trucks is the Mini Cruiser Retro Skateboard 22”. It comes fully assembled for your tween to do what he enjoys most. It has many fun colors to choose from, including the galaxy, which is the newest trend. It stands out as a superb boy gift idea.

LEGO Technic Monster Jam Grave Digger

With the LEGO Technic monster building kit, your tween will be able to recreate his fav stunts with a 212-piece set. The monster truck rebuilds into an off-road buggy with cool features like the bendable flag and red headlights, just like the real grave digger truck. It is an excellent toy for an 11-year-old.

National Geographic Mega Fossil Dig Kit

National Geographic Mega Fossil Dig Kit is an excellent STEM Gift for your tween boy. It will help your 11-year-old explore the realm of paleontology. This fossil dig kit includes a digging brick, a learning guide, and excavation tools.

With the tools provided, your tween boy can go on an adventure of excavating 15 fossils, including bones, teeth, and shells. This kit will help enhance your tween’s fine motor skills, and give him hands-on experience while improving hand-eye coordination. It is a perfect gift for your outdoorsy tween.

Square Root of 121 Birthday T-Shirt

Square Root Of 121 11th Birthday 11 Year Old Love Math T-Shirt

How loud can your tween get at telling the world they are all grown? This t-shirt has to be the loudest and most fantastic way to let his fellow buddies know he is old. It is a perfect birthday gift for your tween who loves maths and science (well, they don’t have to love the subjects).

This type of t-shirt is available in various colors, and your young man can get to choose a color that blends in with his personality.

Snap Circuit Extreme SC-750

Circuit Extreme is a snap kit that the boy in your life will enjoy while learning STEM. This kit encourages hands-on learning with over 750 projects with 80 parts.

Your tween will be able to snap together building components coming up with exciting projects such as burglar alarms, AM radios, rechargeable batteries, and many more.

Beats Solo 3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones

beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Rose Gold (Renewed)

At 11 years old, your tween boy is already aware of their fav music genre, which mostly will not change even in adulthood. And we thought they were kids?

These Beats headphones are your best bet as they connect to all Bluetooth-compatible devices. The band has an adjustable fit that ensures your boy can grow with them. They have a 40-hour battery life when fully charged.

LEGO Super Mario Adventures Building Kit

LEGO Super Mario is a toy play set that brings screen time into the real world, with LEGO bricks that can make different nifty Mario levels. Mario has an embedded speaker and a LED screen in his eyes, mouth, and belly to display over 100 different instant reactions to the movement.

Mario collects virtual coins in this 231-piece kit as he goes through the physical levels and challenges thanks to a coordinated app.

Blast Pad Rocket Launcher

The blast pad rocket launcher is a sure hit and an automatic fun game for groups or birthdays. It is an outdoor game that can launch a rocket over 200 feet. You stomp on the durable blast pad and watch your missile soar in the sky.

With your tween boy having this gift, he is sure to get active outdoors, developing his bones, social skills, coordination, and fitness. It includes one blast pad launcher and three rockets with foam tips (you can order replacement rockets).

Nite Ize Flashlight LED Light Up Flying Disk

Ask your tween boy whether it is any fun having to cut off their game because of the dark. This Nite Ize promises to keep the fun and game rolling until players can no longer take it.

It has multiple LED settings where it can display just one color or flash different colors. And what’s more, this disk floats, so it is lots of fun in the swimming pool or beach during summer.

Gaming Chair

While this rocker gaming chair is one your tween boy will love while having on-screen time and listening to music, it also doubles up as a reading and relaxing chair. Not so bad, right?

This chair is compatible with handheld and desktop electronic devices. It is a superb present for your tween boy as it also has built-in speakers for movie viewing, music, and gaming parties.


This book is the young practical joker’s secret weapon that includes recipes for fake dog poop, fake snot, and fake vomit. It also contains 70 pranks with step-by-step directions, a full color, a sixteen-page insert of supplementary material, tips on pulling a smart trick, and more. It is a great gift of a complete prank encyclopedia.

Blast Off Duvets

Jay Franco Trend Collector Blast Off 5 Piece Twin Bed Set - Includes Comforter & Sheet Set - Super Soft Fade Resistant Microfiber Bedding

Your tween boy would love to cuddle up in this dream voyage set for all seasons. Let your little one live in an astronaut’s dream as bedtime blasts them off from home into the zero-gravity adventures of space.

With this pillowcase set and duvet cover, even the stars aren’t the limit. They are made with 100% super cotton and are ultra-soft. Your young one is bound to enjoy peaceful nights as he floats into space.

 Nerf Star Wars Rogue One Imperial Death Trooper Deluxe Blaster

Your 11-year old is at that weird age where running and shooting with this deluxe blaster at his friends is so much fun. Boys love masculinity, and this Star Wars-themed gift goes to show how they have grown in their gender. It is a great toy to get him off the screen, but maybe set the ground rules who and what can be shot!!

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