Get creative when you pick birthday presents for boys. You may even have to act like a detective as you try to figure out what types of presents they'll enjoy. Even though he was interested in trucks and cars last year, he might be into videos games this year. You can get birthday presents ideas from his hobbies, what he watches on television and the types of things he likes to do with his friends.
The Great Explorer
Boys of all ages are on a constant quest for action and adventure. Whether they're collecting and examining rocks or capturing insects in jars, their curious minds are always on the move. Search for science-related birthday presents for boys who enjoy the outdoors, looking at specimens, gazing in the sky and examining everything.
The Ultimate Traveler
Toys that fly or roll are favorites among boys, as they enjoy playing with cars, trains and even airplanes. Remote control cars, planes, trains and boats are a special treat for older boys. Both older and younger boys especially love toys that they can ride on while playing in the neighborhood or at the park. Bikes, skateboards and scooters. These fun, on-the-day birthday presents for boys are suitable for just about any age.
He's Got Game
Some boys are quite the little gamers with their hand-held gaming devices and video game consoles. Videos games can be both entertaining and educational. Games are available for boys of all ages, even toddlers. Beside purchasing video consoles and games, you can also stock up on video game accessories as birthday presents for boys. From controllers to video game chairs, you can create a gaming center in your home. Games are even available as apps on mobile devices, such as phones and MP3 players.
Step into His Closet
Even boys like to make fashion statements, especially as they get older, so it's no wonder clothing and apparel are ideal birthday presents for boys. You can shop for shoes, hats, belts, coats, jeans and sweatshirts to add to his wardrobe. Before you make a clothing purchase, find out which brands he enjoys the most. You may even want to find out which colors and styles are on his "do not wear" list.
The Sport Fanatic
Whether he plays sports, or simply enjoys watching sports on television, sport-related gifts are top birthday presents for boys. You can buy him a new football, a basketball hoop for the backyard or a one-on-one training session with a sports professional who can improve his game.
Basketball, football, baseball, soccer, track and field and lacrosse are popular sports many boys participate in around the neighborhood or on teams at school. From a new mouth guard to new cleats, birthdays are the perfect time to get the boy in your life some sporty supplies and equipment that will help him improve his game.