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Teenage Boy Gift Ideas

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Clare49 Mon 05-Feb-18 22:26:36

Hello Grans,

My Grandson is 18 years old and has just received all of his offers from Universities for 2018. I want to buy him a little gift as a token of my appreciation and am not sure what I should get, so I would be very grateful for any advice. He is very interested in Shoes, Cars and Gaming, as is the case for many teenage boys, so something in those categories might be good. Thank you ever so much for your help, I look forward to reading your replies.

NotTooOld Mon 05-Feb-18 22:35:56

How about a teenage girl? No, sorry, only joking. My teenage son is always most grateful for money. He'd prefer to choose his own present.

NotTooOld Mon 05-Feb-18 22:36:34

I mean grandson!

MissAdventure Mon 05-Feb-18 22:38:00

You can buy a card with Xbox points, or whatever they are.
I bought my oldest grandson one for Christmas, and he said 'cool' so I think he liked it.

jarutherford Mon 05-Feb-18 22:39:41

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tanith Mon 05-Feb-18 22:44:22

An Amazon voucher so he can buy whatever he chooses .

lemongrove Mon 05-Feb-18 22:47:06

Teenagers like money, but if not, then vouchers.

ninathenana Mon 05-Feb-18 23:31:13

Am I really out of touch or just thick ?
an iPhone case for one of his shoes confusedconfused

MawBroon Mon 05-Feb-18 23:40:23

Maybe they sell small flat daps at Shoezone? grin
I was tempted to ask what he puts on the other foot grin

MissAdventure Mon 05-Feb-18 23:40:39

Well, I did wonder.. small feet?

Jomarie Mon 05-Feb-18 23:55:44

Money -the only thing acceptable to a teenager - as much as possible too!!!

Kittye Tue 06-Feb-18 02:33:24

Yes money...better than an unwanted present that goes to the back of a drawer ( or in the case of a teenage boy with the rest of rubbish on the floor or under bed)

Clare49 Tue 06-Feb-18 08:19:13

Thank you ever so much for all of your help thus far. I think vouchers may be a good idea, so that he can buy what he likes. Although I may order one of those phone cases for my younger DG (14 years old), as he too likes shoes so I think it will make a nice little gift and shoukd stop him from feeling jealous.

OldMeg Tue 06-Feb-18 08:25:37


RobertMidkiff Mon 12-Mar-18 06:12:27

Teenage boys love to spend time playing games. They are very much engaged playing games on the PlayStation or Xbox. Gifting them an Xbox live subscription card from this source would be the best thing they would ever wish for. Gaming freaks would definitely love it!