When it comes time to buy a gift for a teenage boy, lots of adults' minds go blank. But, secretly, getting gifts for teens is actually really fun. That's because so many creative things — from high-flying drones to tech gifts that'll have them making their own pro-quality movies at home — have become so affordable, the whole world is open to them.
The secret is knowing what they're into — and where to go from there. For your money, these are the best gifts for teen boys in 2023. Some are products that earned top marks from Good Housekeeping Institute tests. Others, especially when it comes to fun little things like fidget toys and board games, are a mix of editor's picks and best-sellers designed to put a smile on your teen's face. No matter if they're into art, music, sports, video games, techie stuff or a combo of all of the above, there's sure to be something that appeals to the teen in your life. Whether you're looking for a small pick-me-up or a big-ticket gift, something for a 15-year-old still getting the hang of high school or an 18-year-old heading off to college, we've got you covered with all the cool gifts for boys they could possibly ask for.