25+ Advent Calendars That Teens Will Love!

25+ Advent Calendars That Teens Will Love!

“Advent calendars that teens will love” has been so much fun to write!

I was wanting to write a new holiday post, and I realized how many fun advent calendars there are available! I decided that this would be a fun post, and my boys and a couple of their girlfriends helped me to find advent calendars that teens will love.

I am always updating this post beginning in late July. Order soon because there are only a few of some of these left, and I had to delete a lot off of the list! I am looking for new ones to add, but it takes time!)

Is there an advent calendar for teenage boys that they would like?

Yes! My boys still love the velcro advent calendar that we have and when they are all around they still do rock, paper, scissors to put on the next figure. 

Officially, Advent is the period of four Sundays and weeks before Christmas (or sometimes from the 1st December to Christmas Day!). Advent means “coming” in Latin, This is the coming of Jesus into the world. Christians use the four Sundays and weeks of Advent to prepare and remember the real meaning of Christmas. *This post may contain affiliate links. My full disclosure policy is here.

I like to think of it as anticipation for a special event! There are now advent calendars for having a baby, for Hannukah, and even for your dog! And, I could not help but add this Covid Advent calendar of fun activities -this is not your traditional Advent calendar- but a great idea!

Be sure to check out my other gift guides below!

Advent calendars that teens will love!

AND, my friend Monica over at How2WinScholarships.com has put together an advent scholarship activity! This is a fun way to get your teens motivated to apply for some of those pesky scholarships that are so helpful when paying for college! ( She usually updates this around October or November.)

There are so many different kinds of advent calendars that teens will love, take a peek at the 25+ calendars below! Each calendar has its own theme for so many different interests… and, don’t forget to order soon since most of them are 24 day calendars starting December 1.

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This is the advent calendar that my kids grew up with, so I had to include it on this list. Even though it’s for younger kids, my boys still put it up (as teens and older!), and add a character each day, and I love it!

Nativity Fabric Advent Calendar

Here we go with advent calendars that teens will love!

•For the DIYer, here are 24 cute holiday boxes with sticker for you to put together your own version!

DIY Holiday Boxes -these are reusable!

•Have a little tree for your apartment, dorm room or bedroom? This Advent calendar has 24 tiny ornaments that you could use.

Christmas ornament calendar

•Marvel movie lovers?

Marvel advent calendar -almost 30 surprises over 25 days as you count down to Christmas. Here’s another Marvel advent choice by Funko.

•Any jewelry lovers out there?

Bracelet advent calendars

•Do you know a crafter? 

24 Handmade Arts & Crafts Ornaments & Decorations 

•Have a chemist in the house?

The Crazy Scientist Advent Calendar – 24 Cool Science Experiments

•Does your teen love Harry Potter? This is a great advent calendar… And, here is a countdown calendar with not HP, but really funky “Cabinet of Holiday Curiosities” -great items for the 24 days!

Funko Advent Calendar: Harry Potter – 24 Vinyl Figures

•Have a horse lover? I am leaving this one on here as of July, 2022. There is only one left, but hoping there will be another release!

Breyer Horses 2022 Holiday Collection

•Here’s another Funko advent calendar…

Funko Advent Calendar: Dragon Ball Z Pocket Pop! – 24 Vinyl Figures

•Do you have a lover of all things origami?

Make your own origami advent calendar -These are not different shapes, but origami boxes that someone would make, then put a tiny gift inside. If you have a hardcore origami artist.

There is a German version of an origami book with all sorts of Christmasy designs. Written in German, but I am guessing the pictures show it all anyway. If you have a teen that tries this, let me know how it goes!!


•Want a do-it-yourself version?

24 reusable burlap bags for advent calendar -so many choices! I will share the picture of my favorite one. Here is a version that has pockets.

•Here’s another brain teaser advent calendar…

24 Brain Teaser Puzzles Wire and Plastic Puzzle Advent Calendar


Have a kid ot teen who like diamond painting? New driver?

Diamond Painting Kits – Make Your Own Gem Keychains

•Know someone who loves The Office?

Funko The Office Advent Calendar

•Know someone who loves baths?

Spa life “Fizzle All The Way” Bath Bomb Advent Calendar -12 days, not 24

•Know anyone who loves Fortnite?

Funko Advent Calendar: Fortnite

•I have seen it all! This one is for crossword lovers!

Mindmade The Advent Calendar for Crossword Lovers

•My boys love The Nightmare Before Christmas!

Here is an advent calendar and pop-up book with this theme!


 Here are some advent calendars that teens will love that I do not have images for, but they are worth mentioning here!

Badvent calendar -Krampus Christmas (24 naughty characters to find),

Movie advent calendar with holiday flicks -this is one that I might have to do this year!

12 Days of Potato Chips Advent Calendar

Christmas Activities Advent Calendar (re-usable)

24 Days of Cookies -yum!

And, here are some Star Wars countdown calendars

Advent calendar with hot sauces and here is another advent calendar with hot sauces

 12 Days of Noodles Mandarin Style Advent Calendar

Tea advent calender -There were a bunch of these! Here is a link to a couple more. These would be great for a girlfriend!

So many Lego advent calendars!

I hope that this gives you great ideas to find an advent calendar that teens will love!

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The Ultimate List of the Best Stocking Stuffers For Teens

The Ultimate List of the Best Stocking Stuffers For Teens

Best Stocking Stuffers for Teens

Are you looking for the best stocking stuffers for teens? This age can be challenging. With a little help from me, you’ll find the best stocking stuffers.

Stocking stuffers are my favorite way to give gifts to our boys! I know I have many fond memories growing up as a child of Christmas morning and running to see what was in my stocking. Finding the best stocking stuffers for teens can be a challenge!

One of my favorite Christmas memories was receiving a printout of the safety features of a car in my stocking. I asked my parents if it was there by accident because it was a car that we didn’t have at the time. Turns out that they had gotten this car for me to take back to college.

I was sooooo excited. Mind you it was the ugliest car ever, but it was all mine, and I couldn’t have been happier.

Needless to say, that was my favorite stocking stuffer ever, especially since the key was in the toe of my stocking. (Sometime I will have to write a post on the ugly cars that my parents got for my sisters and me to drive.

There are so many creative ways to give gifts in a smaller way. Our boys love to open their stockings first every Christmas morning. Santa props them up next to the fireplace since a couple of times they have pulled the hooks off of the mantle from their weight.

I have put together a gift guide for stocking stuffers for your teens. I asked my teens and their friends for these ideas, so here you go!

One thing to remember is that teens love gift cards, and that is always a great option! Here are many choices. 😃

*This post may contain affiliate links. My full disclosure policy is here.

Stocking stuffer ideas…

  • Sneaker balls -These are great for deodorizing stinky shoes in their gym bag or locker. My boys actually get embarrassed when their shoes stink. If your teen doesn’t notice the smell, then this is really a present for you!
  • Portable phone charger –One of the most powerful ‘mini’ chargers on the market. It will add over one charge (6 hours talk time) to an iPhone 6, almost one charge to a Galaxy S6 or around one charge to most other phones. These are great to throw in a backpack or purse.
  •  Swedish Fish  -‘Nuff said. Really any candy works!
  • Ridge wallet -These are great with the money clip, and they need a place for their licence and school ID.
  • Duct tape  –The uses for duck tape are endless, both for crafts and fixing things. My boys have many rolls of tape, and they have used it for so many things!
  • Sun Bum Chapstick  –Always a good choice! Contains soothing cocoa butter. Gluten Free/100% Vegan. Petrochemical-free.
  • Bombas  –Moisture wicking, ventilation, smell free, soft touch and durability. Perfect gifts for a stocking! 100% happiness guaranteed! My sons love these, and you can order one pair, a pack or a subscription.
  • Fitbit Alta HR –Track your activity levels, sleep patterns, and more with the black Fitbit Alta Activity Tracker in size small. This sleek band uses an array of sensors to keep track of how many steps you take, how far you walk, how many floors you climb, the number of calories you burn, and the time you spend active. Alta is sweat, rain, splash proof.
  • Snack subscription box -Food is always a good choice, and here are so many options at different price points!
  • Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds- Look for in-ear headset built in bluetooth V4.1 technology, and microphone give a real stereo music sound and stable calling. Find some that are sweat-proof and waterproof with up to 8 hours playing time. (My son got some for his birthday and loves them for the gym!)
  • 3-in-1 charger stand– Works for iPhone, earbuds, and Iwatch all at once. Super convenient, and it really doesn’t take up much room at all!
  • A Dogs Purpose  –Everyone love a great dog movie. But, seriously, any movie is a great idea for a stocking. My boys always like a couple of movies for their stockings. Here are some great sports movies -more than 65 titles!
  • Do you have a teen that is a picker? Here is a great thing! It’s a Picking Stone Kit, and it’s basically a covered rock that your kid can pick on to relieve that desire instead of picking on their own skin! Plus it is supposed to sooth stress -who knew!
  • Bubble tea -have your teens gotten into this craze?
  • Starface acne patches -These are so great! The little star shapes can grip in creases, and other difficult spots. They are cruelty free, and use the ingredient Hydrocolloid, which is clinically proven to improve pimples overnight. This is the starter kit, and it has refills.
  • Noise cancelling headphonesActive Noise Cancelling technology. Significant noise reduction for travel, work and anywhere in between. Advanced active noise reduction technology quells airplane cabin noise, city traffic or a busy office, makes you focus on what you want to hear, enjoy your music, movies and videos. The noise cancellation function works well both in wire and wireless mode. 
  • Selfie Ring Light -If they are going to do selfies, they may as well be the best possible. This clips on for easy use and is rechargeable.
  • Hydrating Facial Masks -My boys love these, so don’t rule the guys out on this one.

Do you have a teen that loves the show Schitt’s Creek? I wrote a post about the show with lots of gift ideas! And, don’t forget that cash and gift cards are also great small gifts that are great stocking stuffers for teens!

*Did you know that I have a Facebook group that is all about Deals for Moms of Tweens and Teens?

Are you looking for new Christmas stockings? I have thought about ordering a new look when we downsize. For now, I will stick with what we have, but there are SO many cool looks for stockings out there!

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7+ Best Gifts For A New Driver

7+ Best Gifts For A New Driver

Two of my boys have been driving for awhile, and our youngest just got his license! Want to talk about worry? I want to share tips for surviving these days, and give you some great ideas for the best gifts for a new driver.??

Here are three things to remember when you have a new driver in your house. And, don’t forget to check out my best gifts for a new driver below! *This post may contain affiliate links. My full disclosure policy is here.

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Have clear expectations

Let your teen know that just because they have received their license, there will still be limits. The amount of driving freedom will be increased as they prove that they are responsible.

For instance, in the beginning, they may be allowed only to drive to and from school. Gradually, other activities can be added.

We were worried about our oldest parking in the crazy tight school parking lot. So, we chose a place on the back side of the school for him to park on the side of the road. It meant that he had to parallel park if he was late, so he always went early to be able to just pull in next to the tennis courts.

As your child drives successfully over time, and follows your rules, add to the places that they can drive and the times they are able to leave your house. We gradually let our boys drive at night to go to a friend’s house or to a movie.

Best gifts for a new driver

Have explicit rules

The rules were clear cut. They had to let us know when they were there, and when they were headed home.  If they wanted to go anywhere else, they were to call and ask. This rule was huge because we wanted to know where they were at all times.

We did not track our boys, if you are wondering. My husband and I talked about this at length, and decided that just because there is technology to do this, we didn’t feel the need for it. We had long talks with each of the boys as they started to drive with their permits. The boys knew that as long as they followed our rules, they would continue to have their driving privileges.

Limit night-time driving

Driving at night is more dangerous in general for all drivers. More accidents occur between 6 pm and 6 am for teenage drivers than any other time -more than 50%. Glare from oncoming headlights and low visibility are the main culprits for these accidents as well as young drivers trying to multi-task.

As your young driver gains more experience, have them go out for short nighttime errands. Our son loves a quick DQ run which is literally about a mile away. He gets to drive, and we know that he is not going far. Then gradually, maybe send them a little further away to the another destination that they might be equally excited about like a friend’s house or another fast food joint that they love.

Here are GPS trackers for your loved ones in case of an emergency or a stolen car…


There are some non-negotiables. Buckle seatbelts. No multi-tasking while driving. No drinking and driving. Limit the number of passengers based on the graduated license. Here is the link to all state’s licensing programs. Make sure that you, and your teen, know the rules.

Determine consequences for any violations of the above rules. What will your policy be if your teen receives a traffic ticket?

My advice is to be sure that your new teenage driver has some skin in the game. In other words, will they be making some portion of the car payments? Will they pay for the car insurance, or at least a portion of it? I would highly advise this because they will take driving that much more seriously!

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Best gifts for a new driver

We just had a bad weather day, and I was thinking about the things that I like to have in my car at all times, and realized that my boys’ cars are maybe not equipped with those same things.  So, I have put together a list of items that you should be sure to put into your teen’s car. Actually, we should all have these things in our cars! Here are some great gifts for a new teenage driver!

Rather than list each thing individually, I found these great kits!

Emergency Road Kits -There are 12 different ones, I will list a couple…

Auto Emergency Distress Kit -includes

many useful items, click the pic below for more info!

Best gifts for a new driver

Car phone mount for dashboard -This makes it all hands off and safe

I also added some fun items as well because you know how fun it is to make a car your own!

Mini fidget pop clip-ons -These are fun for everyone!


Fuzzy steering wheel cover -I know a teen girl who loves hers!

Dice gear shift handle -My son got this in his Easter basket. I never would have thought of changing my gear shift handle…

Here are a couple of keychains: lucky penny, personalized leather, St. Christopher, charm ring for driver

And, car charms are fun!


And, some car air fresheners – my boys have tried all sorts. They crack me up how many times that they change them out! Here is one choice below…

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Best Halloween Decor For A Dorm Room: 9 Spooky Ideas!

Best Halloween Decor For A Dorm Room: 9 Spooky Ideas!

Easy and inexpensive Halloween decor for a dorm room

Halloween is such a fun holiday! A great way to get involved at college is to encourage your teen to participate in a decorating contest for their dorm room or apartment! Snacks will earn them extra credit… Here is some great Halloween decor for a dorm room or an apartment. *This post may contain affiliate links. My full disclosure policy is here.

Start with storage for your holiday decorations

Be sure to grab a flat storage container to put the decor in under a bunk or regular bed. If you only purchase small and flat things, the need for storage is minimal. The set pictured below would be great. One for fall decor, and one for spring.

If your teen drives to school, they can bring one home over holiday break and exchange it out. (This set was also one of the cheapest options, these are more expensive than I thought!)

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A great way to get involved at college is to encourage your teen to participate in a decorating contest for their dorm room or apartment! Snacks will earn them extra credit… Here are some great Halloween decor for a dorm room or an apartment.

Halloween Decor For Your Dorm (and some fall ideas as well)

Begin with a fall tree. I would suggest a fall tree because that will take your teen up to Thanksgiving. This will easily fit on a small table or shelf to be out of the way. However, here are some small Halloween trees if you want to be specific. Does your teen already have a plant in their room? These eyeball plant markers are a riot -and they just stick into the soil, so they will take up no new space!

A cute Halloween doormat just inside the door will set a fun tone as well.

Does your teen have a light up box? This will be great for all holidays!

Some spooky Halloween lights to string around the room wil be a great addition. Here are some plain orange lights for a more general fall theme. This group of scary critters hang from the ceiling with a bit of tape and take up no floor space!

Wall decals are fun, and take up NO space! Here are some creepy spiders.? And, here is some spider webbing to stretch out in different corners. Both of these are cheap decorations, take up little to no space, and can be thrown away after the holiday! And, here are some spooky window cling ons.

Grab a Halloween mug for your teen and their roomie!

Get a set of pillar candles. Then, order decals for each holiday to decorate the sides- this set has 6 holidays. This is super cheap and easy!

Get some pillow covers. These take up little room, and your teen can switch them up each holiday.???❤️??

If your teen gets a grapevine wreath, then it can be changed out with a little holiday ribbon a few little decorations for each season. This set of four colors could get them through the year!

Other ideas for Halloween fun!

If your teen is looking to just decorate their door, here are some really great ideas!

Here are some great Halloween care package ideas.?

Just for fun, here is a Classic Horror Movie Countdown, which is an advent calendar for Halloween. And, here is a Halloween Count Down Calendar with cards. This is small and perfect for a dorm room. Here is a Funko 13 Day Spooky Halloween Countdown with 13 Pocket Pop! sized vinyl figures from your favorite Horror franchises

It’s always fun to have a t-shirt or sweatshirt for the season.

This would have to be done outside somewhere, but here are fun ideas with smokebombs for spooky photo shoot.

Your teen could host a movie night… Here is a post with 15 Halloween movies that are not super scary.

Does their dorm have a kitchen?  They can grab some slice and bake cookies, cookie cutters, and some seasonal decorating sprinkles etc, and have fun! There are also prebaked cookies that you can order from Amazon or the local grocery will do this for you as well.

They may need Halloween face masks and fall/Thanksgiving face masks

Here is a post for a dorm room that may be feeling sort of crowded -ideas for more storage in a small dorm room.

I hope this post gives you a lot of easy, and mostly inexpensive ideas for Halloween decor for a dorm room or apartment!

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Top 10 Rugs for A Teen’s Dorm Room

Top 10 Rugs for A Teen’s Dorm Room

Why a rug you ask? When you are thinking about decorating a dorm room for a girl or a guy, the rug will pull the whole room together. Rugs for a teen’s dorm room will keep feet warm, add color or tone down a brighter room, and provide a bit of hominess for your teen when they create their “home away from home”.

If you missed purchasing a rug when you purchased items for your teen’s dorm room, this is almost a necessity because colder weather will be on its way soon.

Even with socks on, both of my college boys complained how cold the floor was before we got them a rug.

A rug is a great purchase because they can take it with them when they move into an apartment -depending on how well they take care of it. And, even if your teen is in a warmer state, a rug can pull an entire room together! *This post may contain affiliate links. My full disclosure policy is here.


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Here are my top 10 rugs for a teen’s dorm room -(or teen’s bedroom) and the reasons why. 

These are all approximately 5’ x 7’ for a typical tiny dorm room. Almost all of these rugs come in different sizes, and many come in different colors.

There are so many wonderful choices of rugs on Etsy! There is no way that I could just choose one. The wonderful thing about these is that many are originals and not that much more expensive than what you find elsewhere. Just remember that these are kids we are talking about, so decide how well your teen will care for this purchase.

Some other choices from different stores are:

Here is a great rug if the color scheme is pink or grey. This is such a muted and soft pink, it would be super soothing in a room.

pink and white rug for a teens' dorm room

This rug is like a fiesta on your floor! It is multi-colored, so it would go with so many color schemes, but probably would be best if the bedding etc were more neutral to let this be a focal point! It is circular which I love as well!

fiesta rug for a teen's dorm room

This is another multi-colored rug which would go with almost anything. I love the colors, and it would be a really pretty addition to any room. This one is costs a bit more than the others.

multi-colored rug for a teen's dorm room

This lime green zebra rug comes in other colors and sizes, and would be a great addition to someone’s room who is a little bit adventurous.

lime zebra rug for a teen's dorm room

Here is a beautiful blue/white rug that would add a bit of class to a room with almost any colors. It is gorgeous all on its own, and would compliment any decor!

This boho rug in muted tones of gray would also be a great fit for any color scheme. It is a bit more casual than the other choices.

This rug is perfect with its price and muted earth tones for any room. It has a mix of all sorts of tans in soft stripes. My boys even said it would be okay in a guy’s room.

Here is another rug with a more nautical theme. It is navy with double white stripes. The orange and blue ones would be great with a more plain guy room.

This final rug is another multi-colored choice. It would go with anything, and would really make the final touch in a dorm room.

I just came across this one from Urban Outfitters, as I was finishing this post. This rug is a splurge, but it is so unique

Unique rug for a teen's dorm room

Don’t forget to order a rug for the bathroom, if that is attached to your teen’s dorm room. Many of the above rugs come in a smaller size that would be perfect in front of the sink.

And, don’t forget a spot cleaner for rugs –this stuff is amazing!!

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Gifts for Teenage Boys: 12+ Great Ideas!

Gifts for Teenage Boys: 12+ Great Ideas!

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Gifts for Teenage Boys

Buying gifts for my boys has always been really fun. Finding great gifts for teen boys can be challenging. Hopefully, this list of gifts for teenage boys will help you as you begin your shopping this holiday season or whenever you need a gift!

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As we begin this season of gift giving, we have really tried to instill in our boys a sense of gratefulness. This is not always easy in this day and age. Some ideas that have worked for us are listed below.

  1.  Each time the boys make money, whether it’s allowance, money they’ve earned at a job, or gift money for their birthday, we ask that they save some for gifts that they might have to purchase in the future. This shows them that what they save matters. And, when they are shopping for gifts for friends or family, it means so much more to them that they are contributing to it themselves.
  2.  When our boys receive gifts, they are required to write thank you notes. This is not something that they enjoy, but they still have to do it. I feel like it is so important to show gratitude to others for taking the time to purchase something that they like or enjoy. gifts cost money, and someone put time and energy into making them happy, and that needs to be appreciated.
  3. My boys have to think ahead and purchase gifts for one another. They really put a lot of thought into this process, and it’s been fun over the years to see what they come up with. Usually 2 go in together for the third boy, and so they work together, which is also really fun to see. Sometimes they purchase gifts, and occasionally, they will make gifts. They also are supposed to get my husband and I each something, usually with help from us:)

We make a big deal about Christmas and birthdays around here, which is so fun as we go through the year. I am so looking forward to having our college boy home for the holidays and doing all the fun activities that surround the season.

Here is a link to my YouTube video about the best ways to enjoy the holidays with your teens. Watch here!

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Great Gifts for Teenage Boys:

I hope that you enjoy the list of gifts for teen boys, and that they help you as you shop for your sons! Also check out my gift guide for teen girls and ideas for stocking stuffers!

1. Remote control helicopter– These have been a favorite at our house for years. The boys will fly them inside and out. They will also have helicopter wars which is very entertaining. Very easy to use, too! They taught me to fly one a few years back

2. Nike sweatshirt–  My boys love all things Nike. This is a great dark color that I like without being black.

3. GoPro 9 Black Action Camera  – My boys love their GoPros, and have a lot of fun filming their adventures.

4. ENO Doublenest Hammock–  This is built for 2. So much fun for camping, hiking, and just plain lounging. They are very sturdy and comfortable. I dare you to climb in and not fall asleep when your son isn’t looking!

5. Virtual Reality Headset–  Pansonite has just improved on these 3D glasses again. They are supposed to be great for VR games and 3D movies, and they will work with both iPhone and Android smartphones. I thought these were super expensive, but they are only $27.99! I have 2 boys that are wishing for these this Christmas:)

6. FitBit Charge 2–  This watch is a great way for your teen to track workouts with pulse and heart rate monitoring. It has lots of other features including alarm, text and calendar notifications. A bit more  expensive, but does have lots of capabilities.

7. Wireless Gaming Chair–  These can connect to other chairs for a great gaming experience. This could be the only furniture in my basement and the boys would be thrilled. This is their dream gift this year. Not sure it will happen, but they can hope!

8.  Gym bag/backpack–  Converts to be either a gym bag or backpack. It’s water and tear resistant which is  great for something that will be thrown around. It comes in 4 colors.

9. Dart board with 6 darts–  We have one of these, and our boys love challenging each other to a game. Great game that is not electronic! I’m sure there will be a tournament or two during the holidays!

10. LCD writing tablet–  This is a fun thing to have around just to sketch on. Fun for any age. Tic-tac-toe can be never-ending on this.

11. Soft air FN Scar–  Like guns or not, boys will be boys. Many an air soft war has been had in our backyard and neighborhood. My boys said the list would be incomplete without including this.

12. Prep U – I just came across these body care products for guys from a friend’s recommendation. They have deodorant, exfoliating body wash, or even this hygiene set with three of their products, There is even this activated charcoal scrub for their “backne”. I just ordered the deodorant for my boys to try! (I like that they are all natural products, and many of their products come in 2-packs!) Update: My boys have both noticed a definite improvement in their skin. I forgot to ask about the deodorant, but I will update with that info soon- at least I cannot smell them!)

Stocking stuffers make great gifts for teenage boys!

Wallet Ninja -cool little gadget that fits into a wallet that is many tools in one!

Tamagotchi Electronic Game -It’s a little digital pet to keep alive. My boys loved these in middle school!

Sushi go! The Pick and Pass Card Game -Get the best combination of sushi in this fun, pass-the-card game!

Fart machine with remote -This thing is hilarious. Supposed to reduce the stink of a fart -great gag gift for your resident “farter” in the house! I have to hide this from my boys because it gets crazy around here when they have access. Keep in mind that I now only have one teen in my house. Still a huge hit with young 20s…

World’s Smallest Uno Game -it’s Uno, and it’s tiny!

I hope that this help you as you search for the perfect gifts for teenage boys!

Check out these other posts for the holidays: 

Gift Guide for Teen Girls

Teen Stocking Stuffers

Great Gifts from Schitt’s Creek!

49 Holiday Movies to Watch With Your Teen

The Best Advent Calendars for Teens

Budget Friendly Ideas for the Holidays

11 Ways to Bond With Your Teen Over the Holiday Break

15+ Best Gift Guides for Teens

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