If you want to go beyond the usual useful-but-boring stuff, this list of presents is just the thing you need. Take inspiration to give him more than just a gift. Share with him instead a memorable experience which he’ll have (in some cases) for many years to come. See why these mean so much!
Top, meaningful presents for boys
A trendy alarm clock is a useful gift for a boy
...Not just any old alarm clock, but a novel one that will take his fancy, maybe with a picture of his hero or his favourite sports personality. Present your boy with a clock that says you’re ready to hand a measure of responsibility of his own time management over to him. It will fill him with pride and cultivate a good habit of setting his alarm every night before he goes to sleep. This present is not only about a tangible gift for a boy. It’s a tried and tested way of putting children on the road to taking on some responsibility for themselves.
A musical instrument is a nurturing present for a boy
He doesn’t have to know how to play it yet. This present is to encourage him to develop a talent. Who knows, in 20 years’ time he may be saying on TV, “My granddad gave me my first guitar.” You could also pay for a term’s worth of guitar tuition. Or buy a book from which he can teach himself to play. In the future this talent will add a new facet of enrichment to his personality. It’s a talent which will give him confidence in himself, thus enabling him to further advance as a young person.A musical instrument (no matter how unusual) is a perfect gift to give to a shy boy to give him that something special just for himself. It builds confidence in kids.