100 Gifts for 18 Year Old Boys

Our Best 3 Picks

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Nike Air Jordans

Draws inspiration from the Air Jordan 1’s original “Shadow” colorway.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

Play lone-gun or in immersive multiplayer combat with new play modes.

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Over-Ear Bluetooth Headphones

They provide 65 hours of playtime and feature 6 EQ music modes.

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Stainless Steel Watch

Has a 22 mm band width and scratch-resistant mineral crystal glass.

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Microsoft Surface Go 2

Microsoft Surface Go 2

10.5” screen size, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB storage, and 10 hrs battery life.

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Professional Scooter

It’s lightweight, foldable, and supports up to 220 lbs.

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Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Switch Lite

Provides handheld play with a sleek design and integrated controls.

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Razer Kishi Mobile Game Controller

This iPhone gamepad is compatible with leading cloud gaming services.

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Music Beanie Set Winter Hat

The beanie has a built-in Bluetooth stereo speaker and microphone.

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Enhance Xbox Controller

More portable with superior ergonomics and intuitive button layout.

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Tabletop Foosball

It’s portable, sturdy, and measures 12.12”(L) x 20” (W).

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Vans Old Skool Sneakers

Made of 56% leather and 43% textile with a rubber sole.

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LED Beanie

100% acrylic and features a 3-mode hands-free light and strobe.

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1080P HD Drone

Has a 120° wide-angle and is easy to control with remote/app/voice.

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Timberland Men Bifold Leather Wallet

RFID protected, featuring 6 slots, 2 slip pockets and 2 cash pockets.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

Play lone-gun or in immersive multiplayer combat with new play modes.

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Samsung Tablet with Pen

Samsung Tablet with Pen

It has a slim metal design, crystal clear display, and dual speakers.

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Inspirational Sports Stories

A life lesson tool about perseverance from resilient athletes.

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Over-Ear Bluetooth Headphones

They provide 65 hours of playtime and feature 6 EQ music modes.

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Nelomo Universal Professional Camera Lens Kit

A 4-in-1 lens including a 20X macro lens and 2.0X zoom telephoto lens.

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Slim Wallet

It blocks electromagnetic signals to prevent illegal scanning.

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Rechargeable Ring Light

It has 3 adjustable light modes and 4 brightness levels.

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Car Cellphone Mount

Dashboard and windshield smartphone holder with suction cup base.

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Birthday Gifts for 18 Year Old Boys

Apple Watch SE

It has a larger retina display size and advanced tracking sensors.

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Nike Air Jordans

Draws inspiration from the Air Jordan 1’s original “Shadow” colorway.

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LED Light-Up Baseball Cap

It has 3 different settings: fast flashing, slow flashing and solid.

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Portable Basketball Hoop, Goal, and Stand

Height-adjustable and made from steel and all-weather nylon mesh.

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Neon Sign

Made of LED strip lights and an acrylic backplate — USB powered.

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Ododos Mini Belt Bag

Made of durable fabric, water-resistant, and has an adjustable strap.

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Henley Shirt

It’s 100% cotton with a high-density stitch count — machine washable.

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Fleece Hoodie

Made of cotton and polyester with a cotton-lined hood and ribbed cuff.

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Charged Assert Running Shoes

With a lightweight mesh upper, leather overlays and an EVA sockliner.

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Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Wirelessly connect your device and enjoy 12 hours of playtime.

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ROCCAT Elo X Stereo Headset

Perfect gaming headset with detachable noise cancelling microphone.

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Spikeball Outdoor Lawn Game Set

Weighs ‎7 lbs and has foldable legs for easier set-up and storage.

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Sunset Projection Lamp

This TikTok sensation features 16 different colors and gradients.

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Meer Mini Projector

Features a maximum display resolution of 1080 pixels.

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Pyle Classical Acoustic Guitar Kit

This handcrafted 6-string guitar comes with a clip-on digital tuner.

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Xbox Series X

Features 12 teraflops of raw graphic processing power and 8k HDR.

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Schwinn High Timber Mountain Bike

With a 16-inch steel frame and alloy crank, it’s all-terrain ready.

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Multifunctional Bluetooth Charger

Functions as a Bluetooth speaker, night light and charging station.

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Portable Bluetooth Shower Speaker

It has crystal-clear sound and can also be immersed up to 3 feet.

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Funny 18th Birthday Mug

Funny 18th Birthday Mug

A high-quality 11 oz ceramic mug with printing on both sides.

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AstroAI Mini Fridge

With a 4-liter capacity and removable shelf, it stores 6 cans/12 oz.

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The Koby Bag

The Koby Bag

Waterproof, leak-resistant, easy to clean, and adequate storage space.

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Money Maze

This non-toxic 3x3x3 money holder is ideal for both kids and adults.

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Gaming Floor Chair

It’s easy to assemble and folds down for storage when not in play.

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Funny 18th Birthday Card

Printed on 280 g of card paper, it won’t wear, tear, or fade easily.

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Selfie Stick with Tripod Stand and Phone Holder

Will hold most 2.5” x 3.7” phones; has a control distance of 32 ft.

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Clocky Alarm on Wheels

Clocky Alarm on Wheels

Super loud, will jump, wheel around and make sure you’re awake.

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Yootech Wireless Charger

Charges iPhones and Samsungs — with surge protection and temp control.

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Soontrans Gaming Chair with Footrest

With a 90-150° reclining backrest, PU leather, and high-density foam.

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Cool Gifts for 18 Year Old Boys

Anker Portable Charger

A slim, pocket-sized, fast-charging necessity.

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Switch Carrying Case

Has a durable hard shell and a hook loop to secure the device.

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Hues and Cues

Includes 100 color cards, 30 player pcs, a rulebook and scoring frame.

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Headphone Stand with USB Charger

It has 4.0 amps output and will fast charge 3 devices simultaneously.

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Fun Patterned Funky Crew Socks

They're made of 72% cotton, 23% polyester and 5% spandex.

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KODAK Printomatic Digital Instant Print Camera

A combination of a powerful 5 MP sensor with a wide angle f/2 lens.

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Tony Hawk Skateboard

9-ply maple deck perfect for cruising, carving, and tricks.

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Portable Roller Drift Skates

Portable Roller Drift Skates

Wear-resistant sandpaper increases friction for better skating.

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Professional Printing 3D Pen

The adjustable feed lets you control flow and comes with 3 colors.

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Rock Dove Memory Foam Slippers

They are breathable, machine washable, and offer pillow-soft comfort.

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Work out Clothes

Workout Clothes

The set is made from polyester, it’s breathable, and sweat-absorbent.

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Wireless Karaoke Microphone

It can be used as a wireless speaker, MP3 player, and recorder.

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Noise-Canceling Headphones

With crystal clear hands-free calling and Alexa voice control.

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Travel Tumbler

Dishwasher safe, with double wall vacuum insulation.

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Smart Self-Balancing Electric Scooter

A safe-to-ride transporter that runs on a lithium-ion battery.

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Hershel Waist Pack

At 6.5"(H) x 13"(W) x 3.5"(D), it’ll safely carry numerous items.

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FatBoy Lounger

It weighs 2.6 lbs but can hold up to 440 lbs.

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Hot Sauce Making Kit

A DIY kit containing natural ingredients and customizable recipes.

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Crosley Cruiser Turntable

Crosley Cruiser Turntable

Portable suitcase vinyl record player with built-in speakers.

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My Gamer Gift Box

Contains an insulated tumbler, hat, socks, pop socket, and keychain.

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Guitar Pick Punch

Make custom handmade guitar picks with this premium guitar pick maker.

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Cards Against Humanity Game

Comes with 500 white cards and 100 black cards for adult humor.

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Table Tennis to Go

Table Tennis To Go

With 2 paddles, 2 balls, and a net that fits securely on any table.

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ROCCAT Vulcan Gaming Keyboard

Features an anodized aluminum top plate and detachable palm rest.

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Pickleball Set

Fiberglass paddles, 2 x 40-hole and 2 x 26-hole outdoor-indoor balls.

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Spalding Indoor-Outdoor Basketball

Spalding Indoor-Outdoor Basketball

With sponge backing and a tacky feel for maximum grip and handling.

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Unique Gifts for 18 Year Old Boys

Waterproof Action Camera

It shoots 5K Ultra-HD videos and takes photos with 20 MP clarity.

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Virtual Reality Headset

Enhance your gaming with free virtual content and adjustable lenses.

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Movo Tripod Vlog Kit V7

Includes a shotgun mic, smartphone grip, LED light, and more.

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Banana Phone

Connects to most devices — 1% of sales goes to Gearing Up 4 Gorillas.

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Telescope for Kids and Adults

Has a barlow lens that trebles the magnifying power of each eyepiece.

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A Simple Guide on How to Build a Bike

A fun DIY manual with 176 pages of fully-illustrated instructions.

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Sarcasm Periodic Table Element Shirt

A classic fit made of cotton and polyester and it's machine washable.

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My Hero Academia Box Set

It has the first 20 volumes of the bestselling My Hero Academia manga.

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Japanese Anime One-Piece Poster

An unframed, 15.75"L x 11.81"W canvas print that's fade-resistant.

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Airpods Pro Case

Has a built-in protective anti-scratch and anti-drop glue film

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65.6ft LED Lights for the Bedroom

65.6ft LED Lights for the Bedroom

They’re color-changing, remote-controlled, and dimmable.

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SANKILL Unisex 3D Novelty Hoodies

It's made of 92% polyester and 8% spandex and available in 15 designs.

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MUSICOZY Bluetooth Ear Muffs for Winter

Has silicone covers, Bluetooth 5.2 and a rechargeable lithium battery.

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Customized Morse Code Bracelet

Adjustable and handmade from either silicone, faux leather, or real leather.

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Cellphone Sanitizer

For complete 360º UV-C disinfection that kills 99.99% of germs.

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Easy Disk Soft Catch Frisbee

Flies 100+ ft; won't hurt fingers, break or dent items upon collision.

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Funny Socks

Funny Socks

They’re comfortable, stretchy, and won’t lose color with washing.

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Astro Boy Building Kit

1,258 pieces set of creative collectible build-and-display models.

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Secret Puzzle Box

A traditional Japanese handicraft item that’s a great souvenir gift.

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Polarized Beach Style Sunglasses

They have a TPX frame and UV protection coating.

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Apple AirPods Pro

They have adaptive EQ to tune music to the shape of your ear.

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Wallet Ninja

18 tools in 1 credit card-sized device that won’t bend, break or rust.

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Tactical Pen

Not just a pen; an LED flashlight, a glass breaker, and a multi-tool.

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Manual to Manhood

Contains 100 step-by-step instructions on stuff a guy needs to know.

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The Naked Roommate

Offers a behind-the-scenes look at all you need to know about college.

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The big one-eight is the foundation from which your 18-year-old will ascend into adulthood. If you’re struggling to find a gift that’ll help you communicate just how proud you are of him, don’t worry; our comprehensive list will simplify this process for you.

Choosing the best Gifts for 18-year-old boys

Development experts say that at this stage of life, 18-year-old boys start to think more like adults, take on more adult-like responsibilities, and begin setting goals for their future. It’s also a stage that’s filled with lots of excitement and anxiety at the same time.

So when choosing gifts for 18-year-old boys, consider those that help you acknowledge the recipient’s emerging maturity while also remaining cognizant of their youthful enthusiasm and energy.  So, gifts like a life skills book that’ll prepare them for adulting or practical gifts like a duvet they can go with to college, or noise-canceling headphones are some great gift choices.

How we identified the best Gifts for 18-year-old boys

Fear of the future as well as fear of failure are very real markers at this age. Experts recommend that caregivers “be there to offer support, connect them with resources, and provide love and acceptance when you see them having a hard time.” We identified items that can be personalized with messages that communicates support and care to the recipient. We also picked a manual on manhood as a resource to help the recipient as they make the transition to adulthood.

We also picked gifts that can still infuse a sense of fun into the life of 18 year old boys. Sure they are at a very serious point of transition in their lives but it doesn’t mean they cannot still enjoy their lives. We identified some feel-good gift items whose sole purpose is to put a smile on the recipient’s face. We picked some gadgets that they can enjoy using alone or with friends, some comic books for their reading pleasure and various games to help them relax.

Tips for buying the best Gifts for 18-year-old boys

  1. Know their interests
    Honoring a person’s individuality is at the heart of every gift-giving process and this should form the basis for which you select the best gift. Make sure you know what the young man enjoys doing and then get him gifts that’ll increase his enjoyment of these activities.
  2. Keep it simple
    No need to break the bank in order to get a gift for your 18-year-old son, grandson, nephew, or cousin. We have gifts that cut across every price range so you can be sure to identify one that’ll fit your budget.
  3. Prepare them for what’s next
    Do not let the 18-year-old boy in your life enter the world of grown-ups without a clue as to what to expect. Empower him with knowledge. There are plenty of adulting books that can help prepare him so get digging and give him this gift that will stay with him for life.