Best Christmas Gifts For 12 Year Old Boys
Whatever their interests might be, we have the perfect toy for them, and have not simply gone straight for what’s flying off the shelves the most.
Get into the spirit of Christmas, avoid the rush and start buying your gifts now.
The Ruins of Gorlan (The Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 1)
If your kids are into reading books and interested about fantasy then they will definitely find The Ruins of Gorlan (The Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 1) entertaining.
The book is about 15-year old will who hopes to become a Knight but ends up as a Ranger’s apprentice. It chronicles his adventures as he learns what it means to be a Ranger but the story quickly accelerates as the Kingdom is attacked by evil magic forces.
Readers found the book to be an epic story about fantasy and also growing up. It is a good mix of young characters that strive to become adults and it shows their development throughout the book.
However, some think that the writing style might be hard to grasp for some children.
For the kids who love fantasy and medieval stories, this book will be a great gift and they may even end up wanting to read the whole series.
Lifetime Double-Shot Arcade Basketball System
For boys that love playing those basketball arcade games, they can have the same fun at home with the Lifetime Double-Shot Arcade Basketball System.
This basketball system includes two heavy-duty rims and even an electronic scoring system with buzzers and sound effects. The height can also be adjusted from 82 to 90 inches and even folds up, also comes with 7 balls.
A lot of customers agree that the product is highly durable, rigid and it does not wobble during play.
The electronic scoreboard also makes it more fun as players can move to bonus rounds if they score a certain amount. Some have experienced that the scoreboard does not work for one hoop.
This classic arcade game will guarantee fun, let your kids have fun shooting baskets right in the comfort of your home.
LEGO Chima 70010 The Lion CHI Temple
For kids who love Legos but looking for a challenge, the LEGO Chima 70010 The Lion CHI Temple would be an ideal gift for them.
This set features a buildable fortress complete with traps, vehicles and seven minifigures. It even includes 4 vehicles and is around 12 inches high.
This set takes a little longer to complete since there are a lot of pieces included but this also comes out better since kids are proud when they have finished building it. Pieces in the set are also movable making it interactive and fun to play with.
However, others find that this is too hard to complete for young children.
Allow your child to spend hours building this set and even have more fun playing with all the pieces after.
Board games are a great way for a family to spend time together and your family will surely have fun playing Loaded Questions.
This can be played by 4-6 players and tests how well the players know each other. There are over 1,000 questions and there is no right or wrong answer!
People agree that this game is great as an ice breaker but also a good way to get to know people better.
It tests your knowledge of your friends or family but you will also learn things about them that you never knew. However, some feel that the questions are too open-ended.
This game is great for parties or even when your kids have friends over, it’s a great way to get to know people better.
Transformers Platinum Edition Predaking Figure [Amazon Exclusive]
Boys have an unexplainable fascination with robots and the Transformers Platinum Edition Predaking Figure [Amazon Exclusive] is a great gift for boys who love robots.
This toy is made up of 5 Predacon figures that can be converted from robot mode to beast mode. Moreover, these 5 individual pieces can be combined to build the Might Predaking figure.
People who purchased the product say that it is well-made since the parts are made of die-cast and not plastic. Also, a lot agree that this figure is worth the price given and the fact that the pieces can be disassembled and reassembled adds more fun to it.
Although others say that some points or joints on the figure are hard to connect.
An awesome gift for any Transformers fan, this figure comes in its old school die-cast glory.
Hot Wheels Triple Track Twister Track Set
Playing with Hot Wheels car has never been more fun with the Hot Wheels Triple Track Twister Track Set.
This has multiple tracks that intersect with a diverter that can definitely make the game more exciting. It includes one die-cast Hot Wheels car but other cars can also be used with this track.
Also, it has an iPad stand that so that the Hot Wheels Power Port App can be used.
Kids love this since it puts a spin to the traditional play involved with hot wheels. This time they can strategize and even control the action with the lever and see which cars will crash and which one will make it to the finish line.
However, some find it to be too wobbly especially if there is more than 1 car on the track.
If your kids enjoy playing with Hot Wheels then this track will be a great addition and will make the game even more fun and exciting.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Rapidstrike CS-18 Blaster
Nerf guns been popular for the past few years, boys love how they can play this with their friends. Equip them with the best Nerf gun the Nerf N-Strike Elite Rapidstrike CS-18 Blaster.
This gun holds 18 darts and has an acceleration trigger that allows rapid firing. It also fires the darts up to 75 feet and the clip can hold an additional of 12 darts.
People like that it comes with a transparent clip so it’s easy to see how many darts you have left. The rate of fire is also faster than other models and it does not jam.
However, you would need batteries in order to use the product and some people don’t like this.
If your kids love playing with Nerf guns then this model will definitely allow them to fire darts faster and win the game.
POSITIV Andy Macdonald Walking Orca Complete Skateboard (Blue, 7.75-Inch)
If your kids have just started getting into skateboarding then give them the POSITIV Andy Macdonald Walking Orca Complete Skateboard (Blue, 7.75-Inch) this Christmas.
Discontinued model. Click here to shop for other POSITIV Skateboards
This skateboard is a special edition featuring Andy Macdonald, its designed with an orca and manufactured according to Skate One specifications. Its shape is 112 and K12 concave, measures 31.75 inches long and 7.75 inches wide.
Aside from it being a great looking board, customers also like that the components are high quality. It is also best for street and park riding.
The deck might be a too heavy though as some customers said making it hard to do some tricks.
Skateboarding has to be one of the things that any boy this age goes through, let them enjoy and have fun with this board.
Be Amazing My First Super Science Kit
The Be Amazing My First Super Science Kit will definitely keep budding scientists occupied for hours.
This kit includes over 70 experiments and also comes with a giant magnifier. It is even recommended by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Parents like that the experiments also includes short explanations in order for kids to understand the activities better.
Experiments also range from easy to complex so kids can even choose which ones they like to take on. However, some say that some are not full experiments but just activities.
Let your kids discover how amazing science is and let them do experiments and have fun while learning.
Mongoose Boy’s Scan R20 Freestyle Bike, 20-Inch, White
Who wouldn’t want to receive their own bike for Christmas? Kids will enjoy riding the Mongoose Boy’s Scan R20 Freestyle Bike, 20-Inch, White.
R20 is now Discontinued Model. Click Here To Shop For Mongoose Boy’s Legion L20 Bicycle, 20-Inch, Red
The bike is made up of a lightweight frame and fork making it easy to carry around and even do grinds or tricks. It stands at 20-inches making it a perfect height for kids.
It is very easy to assemble and durable as customers have said. It can also be used to do tricks which is perfect for older kids. Although some customers experienced missing parts and pieces due to shipping issues.
This is a great gift for kids who love riding bikes, it can even be used to do tricks and even grinds.
And that concludes our list of the Best Christmas Gifts For 12 Year Old Boys