I feel your pain. It’s difficult to know where to even starting looking for the best ideas for your son. Worry not, though, because we’ve done all the hard work for you.
An eye-catching gift often does the trick, and there are plenty of those in this list. Brass straws are conversation starters, while a toiletry bag is going to impress and up their sophistication. Perfection!
#1 Cocktail Brass Straws design by Izola
A half a billion plastic straws are used once, and then discarded every year in the United States alone.
It is not an ordinary straw. It is made of stainless steel with copper plating and comes in an elegant design. It makes the perfect accents for every drink from Moscow Mules to Bloody Marys.
#2 Manicure Set (groom kit) design by Izola
If a son has a beard, you can be certain that some beard care items and other facial hair related gifts are going to be put to good use.
A sturdy groom kit housed in a cotton canvas sleeve for easy carry. Comes housed in a black craft paper box, perfect for gifting. It includes the Nail clippers, Nail file, Trimming scissors and Tweezers.
#3 Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Exploration Kit
STEM Toys (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) are some of my favorite gifts for my son. Not only are they educational, but they also teach your son how to use logic and analytical thinking. With 30+ electronic components, Snap Circuits Electronic Exploration Kit allows your child to build 100 different electronic circuit projects.
#4 THREADJAR Socks for Men
ThreadJar is a men’s sock line with a vision to provide an accessory that expresses confidence. All of our socks are made up of 80% cotton and are made with the finest threads, ensuring a long-lasting and colorful pair of socks. Our socks are an easy yet affordable gift for any son. Making it the perfect opportunity to replace their old plain socks with our fun, unique and colorful socks. Our socks are even hand-stitched at the toe, making it extremely comfortable for your toes.
#5 I AM THE FUTURE Kids Short Sleeve Tee
The TRNDSTTRS, are child musicians with credits that include MTV, Nickelodeon, and having NBA superstar, Russell Westbrook, and megastar actor, Millie Bobbie Brown, as fans. As artists and entrepreneurs, they make music, and design clothes with positive messages for kids, by kids.
#6 Subconscious Power: Use Your Inner Mind to Create the Life You’ve Always Wanted
Men hold a dynamic capacity to create a life they love in career, friendships, love relationships and most of all with ‘self’. Instincts, intuition and gut feelings are continually guiding you toward successful survival and ecology.
This easy to follow guide and best selling book by a world renown hypnotherapist unlocks your potential to shape your life into a life you love. Mike Tyson, Quincy Jones and Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith are just a few who share praise for the path laid out to unlock your utmost potential.
#7 Vetelli Hanging Toiletry Bag
These days, we probably travel with more tech accessories than toiletries. This compact vegan leather organizer is specially designed to keep them all neatly aranged. It features designated compartments for cords, chargers, earphones, plugs and battery packs, plus a bonus zipper pocket for the really little stuff. It’s destined to be his go-to item wherever he’s going to.
#8 A Book Of Rather Strange Animals
From the creator of the hugely popular @StrangeAnimals on Twitter comes A Book of Rather Strange Animals – a collection of one hundred remarkable animal specimens from around the world. With fascinating descriptions of nasty feeding habits, bizarre mating rituals and shocking defense mechanisms, you will marvel at both the splendour and gruesomeness of nature..
Meet the lizard that shoots blood from its eyes, the isopod that replaces the tongues of fish, the bug that stacks the corpses of ants on its back and the amphibian that looks like a penis. Come and discover the world’s most peculiar species!
#9 Han Solo Jacket
The Han Solo Jacket is a dream come true for every die-hard Star Wars fan out there. Its made up of high quality suede and comes with accurate screen design. Moreover, the outfit is not merely a novelty item you can also wear it casually to nail the Han Solo look.
#10 Custom Engraved Wooden Watches
Wooden watches are special because not so many people have them. You can choose a watch with a message already written or customize it with your own personal message. Either way, your son will love their new watch. It even comes with a 100% guarantee if you find that the watch has any problems.
#11 Financial Freedom: Breaking the Chains to Independence and Creating Massive Wealth
You want your son to be properly educated when it comes to the top life skills. One of the more overlooked subjects is that of personal finance. What better way to set your son off on the right path than to help him learn about personal finance.
Financial Freedom is written by a 26-year-old who understands what kids are going through and are about to go through. This book is easy to relate to and provides helpful tips, tricks and tools to leverage in your son’s life in a manner that is easy to relate to and comprehend.
Chase has personally overcome over $23,000 in credit card debt and speaks to ways to avoid getting in a similar situation and setting yourself up for a lifetime of prosperity. This book is jam packed with substantial value and actionable items.
#12 Glow Battle: A Light-Up Sword Game
Lead your team of family, friends and neighbors to victory as you play organized sword fighting games using (harmless!) glowing foam weapons. For ages 8+, with game pieces for 2-20 players – choose from 10 different ways to play.
This is the perfect interactive game for team building, icebreakers and developing strategy for large and small groups With 28 glowing game pieces, as you’ll share an active game that gets youth off their phones and TVs. Physical exercise becomes fun as boys and girls do their best to run, swing, tag and use teamwork to win.
You can play inside a basement, garage or gym with the lights low or outside at nighttime: perfect for birthday parties, sleepovers, scouts, family reunions, summer camps, corporate leadership retreats and more. If you’re looking for a unique gift idea, party game or just a fun group activity – this is the perfect alternative to laser tag, LED frisbees, nerf gun wars, lawn and yard games, or other lightsaber toys.
#13 Capture the Flag REDUX: a Nighttime Outdoor Game
Play Capture the Flag in the dark using futuristic lights — with 25 light-up game pieces, 12+ hours of batteries, and 12 different ways to play! For ages 8+ and 4-20 players (with game variations), all ages can play together — kids, teens & adults will all enjoy this awesome icebreaker and game that develops teamwork, social skills and strategy Exciting nighttime activity — without TVs, computers or tablets.
Physical exercise becomes part of the fun as players run, hide and chase each other to win. It is playable anywhere with space to run — it’s a unique group game for schools (inside a gym with the lights off), youth organizations, leadership retreats, corporate retreats, sleepaway camps, summer camps, family reunions, sports teams and more. If you’re looking for a cool gift idea, a game for parties or just a fun activity — this is an exciting alternative to laser tag, flashlight tag, light up LED balls, lawn games, even airsoft or paintball.
#14 Tatkraft DARREN- Collapsible, Heavy Duty Clothes Rack
Searching for a collapsible, heavy duty rack that can be easily moved from house to house? Then look no further. Darren takes only 3 minutes to assemble- its so easy your grandma can do it! This clothes rail folds and unfolds within 5 seconds, and is compact enough to fit into the trunk of your car. Ideal for first year students, or frequent movers. No more bulky wardrobes- durable construction made of rustproof, chromed steel tubes (holds up to 220 Lbs).
Darren is fitted with extra big, industrial grade wheels that can be locked in place. This portable hanging rack is equipped with two extenders to accommodate even more clothes or accessories such as umbrellas, belts, ties or handbags, and can be extended to 47.6 x 19.3 x 59.1 inches.
Apart from storing your clothes, it can also be used for drying your laundry, or as a seasonal replacement for your closet. In one sentence: Darren is excellent value for your money.
#15 Tatkraft JOY- Adjustable, Ergonomic Laptop Table
This sturdy and flexible laptop table will keep your posture well-adjusted and your back happy. What better than a joyful, productive start into a busy working day! After all, it is never too early to start a healthy, sustainable work routine that must include using ergonomic seating right from the start.
Whether you are a busy mum, or a recent graduate, this laptop stand should become your go to tool for comfortable typing or writing. Joy is suitable for 7-17 laptops, can tilt 30°, rotate 360°, and comes with a separate, large mouse board.
Angelica Murdock from Welcomeparenthood
Daniel Farahdel from ThreadJar Socks
Eric Blackerby from TRNDSTTRS
Kimberly Friedmutter from KimberlyFriedmutter
Alberto Hurst from OnTheSpeakers
Alisha Billmen from Austin Macauley Publishers
Ronald D’souza from Angel Jackets
Caleb Backe from CalebBacke
Chase Lawson from N/A
Anza Goodbar from Starlux Games
Alexandra Nima from Tatkraft AS
Alexandra Nima from Tatkraft AS