12 best gifts for boys

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Choosing a present for a boy is a difficult task, especially if the New Year is approaching, and you need to congratulate the son of friends, godson, nephew and your own child. It is not so easy to please the tomboys, because each of them has their own tastes and interests. Helpful hints are needed here. Therefore, we decided to compile a rating of the best gifts for boys in various price categories.

How to choose a gift for a boy

Before buying a gift item, you should listen to the following recommendations:

  1. Teenagers consider various computer novelties to be useful presents. It is better to give them tablets, headphones. A boy of 12-14 years old will be pleased with wireless gaming mice, flexible keyboard, fashionable skate.
  2. Any gift, even the cheapest one, needs to be beautifully wrapped.
  3. If the child loves tinkering and making original gizmos on his own, it is worth presenting him with a set for creativity.
  4. A sports boy will need equipment for outdoor activities (stick, skis, skates, rollers).
  5. Babies are usually given toys that will allow them to master the world around them, develop thinking and fine motor skills. They must be safe for the baby.

But what not to give to children:

  1. school supplies;
  2. symbolic useless figurines;
  3. luxurious jewelry made of expensive metals.

We have selected gifts that the boy will definitely like, regardless of his hobbies and age.

Rating of the best gifts for boys

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best expensive gifts for boys 1 Mini Segway Smart Balance 6.5 Inch Hip HOP RUB 7,990
2 Bruder Truck Crane Scania RUB 7,100
3 Inline skates REACTION Urban RUB 5,500
The best gifts for boys in the middle price range 1 Magnetic Magformers “Rainbow” RUB 3450
2 Vtech SmartVille Railroad RUB 3,700
3 Programmable robot Silverlit on r / at 36 functions RUB 2,660
4 Portable speaker JBL GO 2, 3W RUB 1,990
5 Harper Kids HB-202, Blue Yellow headphones RUB 1,330
6 Blaster Nerf “Doomlands” Thief by Hasbro RUB 2,650
Best inexpensive gifts for boys 1 LEGO Creator 31072 Extreme Racing Constructor 410 RUB
2 4D encyclopedia in augmented reality 'Space' 332 RUB
3 Talking Alarm Clock Soccer Ball 390 RUB

The best expensive gifts for boys

In the first category, products are presented with a price of 5,000 rubles.

Mini Segway Smart Balance 6.5 Inch Hip HOP

Rating: 4.9


Opens the hit rating of all seasons – a hoverboard. Today this device is especially popular among the younger generation. The weight of the presented model is only 10 kg. It can withstand up to 120 kg of weight. Miniature wheels and perfect balance help you master the basics of operating a mini segway at any age. The child will learn to ride it in one day.

Owners are thrilled with the digital sensor control system that balances the board and helps maintain balance. Comes with a charger. In the evening, you can turn on the backlight. The teenager will love to have fun riding a mini segway. It is easy to operate and will make your walk fun. Price – from 7990 rubles.

Bruder Truck Crane Scania

Rating: 4.8


A gift in the form of a truck crane is suitable for a boy from 3 to 8 years old. It is equipped with a boom that extends with a handle. She is able to change the angle and lift loads to a decent height. The car doors open and allow you to see everything inside the cabin. The platform rotates 360 degrees. The toy has a box for storing tools. Rubber wheels ride perfectly on any surface. There is a sound effect module on the roof.

The truck crane looks like a real one. The child will surely be delighted with such a presentation. The machine is running on batteries. Buyers note the high-quality workmanship, sturdy material and durability of the toy. Price – 7000 rubles.

Inline skates REACTION Urban

Rating: 4.8


Urban skates are a great gift for a beginner freeskater. The stiff boot provides protection from impacts, while the sturdy aluminum frame enhances maneuverability. There is a shock absorber in the heel area that dampens vibration. The model is equipped with 85A wheels and ABEC 9 bearings. Buyers note the interesting design of the skates, good leg support and quiet running.

The model can be purchased in Sportmaster stores at a price of 5500 rubles. Sizes start from 36th. Parents claim that their children were delighted with such a presentation. The only sad thing is that scratches soon form on the plastic.

The best gifts for boys in the middle price range

In this category, we have collected gifts in the range of 2-5 thousand rubles.

Magnetic Magformers “Rainbow”

Rating: 4.9


Children from three to 16 years old can be presented with a Magformers constructor, which consists of triangles and squares. A large number of elements allows you to create both simple and complex structures. Boys are happy to build houses, castles and collect balls. The kid learns colors and learns the world around him in a playful way. The parts are quite large and completely safe. The buildings are very solid. The toy is compatible with any Magformers.

Thanks to this gift, the child will learn the principles of magnetism. Parents and children are delighted with the constructor and believe that it really develops spatial perception, imagination, and logic. The price of the product is 3450 rubles.

Vtech SmartVille Railroad

Rating: 4.7


The following toy is ideal as a present for a one-year-old child and older boys. The musical railway will help the kid learn the letters of the alphabet, teach them to distinguish colors and shapes. The toy is equipped with a dial and backlit display. Animals are put on the train, which are included.

An interactive toy teaches you to understand time, it contributes to the development of auditory and visual perception. The kid will be carried away by a bright toy for a long time. The plastic product is powered by AA batteries. Price – 3700 rubles.

Programmable robot Silverlit on r / at 36 functions

Rating: 4.6


Next in the ranking is a real robot that responds to pop and sound. He moves, turns, holds simple objects. The device has 36 programs in total. The robot's eyes light up, arms and legs bend, it is able to communicate with people, react to obstacles, dance, stomp and feign anxiety. The boys especially like that a metal friend knows how to guard a room. With a specially set mode, the robot will start making sounds and warn with movements if someone appears in front of it.

It is powered by four AA batteries. Judging by the reviews, the robot has a sturdy construction and a pretty appearance. There is only one small drawback – the lack of clear instructions in Russian. The toy costs 2-3 thousand rubles.

JBL GO 2 Portable Speaker 3W

Rating: 4.5


No teenage party is complete without music. Today, almost every student has a portable speaker that supports Bluetooth and connects to modern gadgets. Give your child 5 hours of non-stop music with the JBL speaker.

The speaker is equipped with a built-in noise canceling microphone. The device is waterproof and guarantees interference-free communication. The column costs about 2 thousand rubles. It is produced in various colors – yellow, green, black. Product reviews are mostly approving.

Harper Kids HB-202, Blue Yellow headphones

Rating: 4.4

Harper Kids HB-202, Blue Yellow headphones

Next in the ranking are the stylish Bluetooth headphones, which are famous for their excellent sound and original design. The headset is equipped with a built-in remote and microphone so that you can quickly switch from music to call. There is a 3.5 mm cable in the kit.

Buyers claim that the earbuds last a long time (almost all day) and sound very good. Even a child will figure out how to enable and configure them. There are three different colors to choose from – green, orange, blue. Price – 1300 rubles.

Hasbro's “Doomlands” Nerf Blaster Thief

Rating: 4.4

Blaster Nerf

If your son doesn't have a blaster yet, he probably dreams about it. This is a very interesting toy that is suitable for children over the age of 8. The product is made of plastic in orange-black color. The set with the blaster includes foam arrows with rubber tips. The stock has a storage compartment for quick reloading. The model is activated with a trigger. It is characterized by high shooting accuracy.

Customers are delighted with the bright color, impressive appearance. The blaster shoots the target perfectly. With him, every tomboy will feel like a sniper. You can play both at home and in the yard. The price is 2-3 thousand rubles.

Best inexpensive gifts for boys

The last nomination includes gifts worth up to 2 thousand rubles.

LEGO Creator 31072 Extreme Racing Constructor

Rating: 4.6

LEGO Creator 31072 Extreme Racing Constructor

A boy from 6 to 10 years old should be presented with a Lego construction set from the Creator series. It develops fine motor skills and imagination. Such a gift will always be relevant. The set includes a sturdy car and three instructions with different build options. They do not recommend purchasing Chinese analogs of toys, because they are very tight and not so high quality. The boys are happy to assemble a car, an SUV and a boat.

Such a gift is not suitable for small children due to the presence of small parts in the kit. And the baby will not be able to assemble it on his own. Reasonable price of the constructor pleases. It costs 410 rubles.

4D encyclopedia in augmented reality 'Space'

Rating: 4.5

4D encyclopedia in augmented reality 'Space'

The next participant in the rating is a unique encyclopedia that will tell your child more than 200 interesting facts about space. Inside you can find three-dimensional models of planets and satellites, view them using a special application on your smartphone. The functionality allows you to rotate and bring space bodies closer. The book develops the outlook, memory, observation and attention of the boy.

The encyclopedia has a hardcover and thick matte paper. The printed matter looks very presentable. This is a wonderful gift for a boy from 6 years old who is fond of exploring the planets. The book costs from 332 rubles.

Talking Alarm Clock Soccer Ball

Rating: 4.2

Talking Alarm Clock Soccer Ball

A good gift for an athlete or a boy who is fond of football will be a watch in the form of a ball with a large dial. They display temperature, calendar and time. The device is equipped with a data audio function. It is activated with a button or voice. The watch is available in three colors.

With such an alarm clock, it will be easier for a student to wake up for school. The device is powered by three little finger batteries. Customers are delighted with the easy-to-read backlit display. In addition, the price of the watch is quite adequate. They cost from 400 rubles.

Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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