Got an 11 year old boy that you need to buy a gift for? Are you wondering what the best gifts for 11 year old boys are? Become the best parent, uncle, aunt, grandparent, or friend with our gift guide that contains 300+ gifts and toys for 11 year old boys.
He’s officially 11. The big one-one! He’s a preteen now. Between the ages of 9 and 16, he is going through so many changes. The hormones, unexpected growth spurt, and physical changes to his body are going to hit him. While every child is unique and girls and boys grow at different rates, here are the common milestones for 11 year olds.
These changes often come along with his transition to middle school where friends are a huge deal. This is the age where kids start to care what their friends think is “cool.” Don’t worry if he is easily embarrassed by you in public. It’s a sign that he’s becoming independent. While it’s a difficult time for both parents and children, it’s also an exciting time. He is becoming a teen.
What are the best gifts for 11 year old boys? It’s a tough age to shop for because he isn’t a kid anymore. However, at the same he is not quite a teenager but wants to be. Whether he loves video games or hiking, we’ve got over 300 gift ideas for 11 year old boys that are perfect for giving on his birthday, Christmas, and all year round.
Getting your child ready for the 6th grade? Brain Quest Grade 6 is a workbook that packs an entire 6th grade curriculum into one fun book. The book is loaded with several exercises and activities to engage kids and help them grasp the concepts they need to excel. Your 11 year old boy will be exposed to a variety of subjects, including Language Arts, Reading & Writing, Math Skills, Geometry, Statistics, Algebra, Social Studies, Science and more. The best part? The curriculum presented aligns with national standards.
Summer Bridge Activities Grades 6 – 7Ages 10-11
Teachers highly recommend the Summer Bridge Activities series. This book helps prepare your child for transition to middle school. What better way to give them the jump-start? He’ll stay sharp during the summer while learning new skills to tackle the 6th grade with confidence. The book offers coverage for all the major subjects from reading and writing to math, science, fitness, and more!
Illuminated World Globe for Kids With Stand
This 8 inch lighted world globe is a fantastic educational tool to make learning fun. The globe clearly presents capitals, deserts, and lakes as well as regional, continental, and internation boundaries to make identification easy. Powered by 4 AA batteries, you get over 300 hour of usage.
State Quarter MapAges 12+
Got an 11 year old boy who loves collecting quarters? This US State Quarter Map is an excellent gift for his coin collection. It’s a quality map that holds coins from all 50 states plus DC and the US territories. The fun part is collecting all the different coins and putting them in slots. The map makes it easy to see how many coins you have left to collect.
Science Toys for 11 Year Olds
At 11, he is ready to be a mad scientist. In school, he’ll be using the school laboratory to conduct experiments and test hypothesis. These gifts will help him explore science at home.
Snap Circuits Extreme SC-750Ages 8+
Snap Circuits is an excellent kit for boys fascinated with electronics. Instead of working with complicated circuits, he will build circuits by simply snapping together various components. Circuit design becomes as easy as putting Legos together. The kit encourages hands-on learning with more than 750 projects. He’ll build exciting projects such as an AM radio, burglar alarm, lie detector and much more. What’s best is you can mix this set with other Snap Circuits sets for the next level of fun!
Snap Circuits Arcade allows your 11 year old to build more than 200 fun projects, using simple snap together circuit components. The cool part is that you can build and play more than 20 games. Kids will have fun while being exposed to STEM concepts. He’ll even learn some selector programming. It’s a fantastic set for learning the fundamentals of electricity, circuitry and engineering.
littleBits Rule Your Room KitAges 8+
Does he come home only to see that his baby brother has gone through all his stuff? The littleBits Rule Your Room Kit allows your 11 year old boy to set up different booby traps in his room. With 8 different creations to get him started, he will build different circuits together using simple magnetic snap together components. It’s a good way to tell his brother to keep his hands off his stuff.
Cozmo is a robot packed with a ton of personality. He’s a curious one who loves discovering, learning, and more. He’ll even learn about you and he’s sure to become your new favorite companion. Cozmo represents the next level of fun, combining robotics and artificial intelligence. It’s what you would get if Wall-E jumped out of the screen and into your room.
Wonder Workshop Dash RobotAges 8+
Dash the robot is an awesome robot that kids will love. Dash can perform a variety of actions and your 11 year old boy can even program him. Don’t worry the programming is simple. The more time you spend playing with Dash, the more you’ll realize just how cool it is. The ability to expand his functionality with Dot is a welcome addition. It’s a great intro to coding.
Ozobot 2.0 Bit Starter PackAges 6+
The Ozobot 2.0 Bit Starter Pack includes one of the smallest smart robots. Don’t let his small size fool you. He may be small but packs a ton of fun. He plays more than 20 games and even has some challenges for kids. There is even a block-based programming language to explore.
4M Water Rocket KitAges 14-15
This water rocket kit is the most popular and best-selling rocket kit. He’ll be WOWed and amazed that with only the included bottle, some water, and a pump, you can get the rocket to blast off. It’s real science in motion! Prepare to be blown away!
My First Lab Duo-Scope MicroscopeAges 9-18
In middle school, he will be using the microscope to explore cells. Surprise your 11 year old boy who has an interest in science with his own microscope. It’s perfect for encouraging scientific discovery and exploration. The battery-powered microscope features three magnifications up to 400x. Get ready for limitless fun!
The Orion Telescope is a great beginning scope for those fascinated with astronomy and exploration. Setup is very easy and he’ll learn so much about astronomy. It has great magnification to see planets, the Moon, and more. Plus, the EZ Finder makes positioning easy. Great value and out of the box experience for the price.
Makey MakeyAges 8+
Does he love inventing his own stuff? Makey Makey is a creative invention kit that allows boys to create a variety of things. It’s so simple yet offers a surprising amount of versatility in your designs. Best of all? You don’t need to be a programming guru. From banana pianos to videogame controllers – the possibilities are endless! What will you create?
BOSEbuild Speaker CubeAges 8+
Would your 11 year boy be interested in building his own speaker? The BOSEbuild Speaker Cube allows him to just that. He’ll gain hands-on experience in this intriguing and interesting project. Plus, he can personalize his speaker with lights and a variety of covers. He’ll have fun building this speaker plus learn a ton about speaker design and components.
Piper Computer KitAges 8+
Powered by the Rasperberry Pi, Piper is a computer kit that allows 11 year old boys to assemble their own computer. Boys will be exposed to engineering and programming in a fun way. The coolest part? It includes a Rasperberry Pi Edition of Minecraft so kids can tinker with hardware components and tackle various challenges.
Minecraft Mod Design 1Ages 8-14
Is your 11 year old boy into Minecraft? This modding course features more than 30 hours worth of interactive lessons through video presentations. Boys will be exposed to real Java programming as they mod Minecraft. The best part? After he’s done creating it, he can share his mod with friends.
Elenco Soldering KitAges 10-15
If he is interested in electronics, just about every 11 year old boy should learn how to solder. It’s a great skill to learn because he will learn how circuits work by making hands-on mistakes. Elenco makes great soldering kits for beginners that are sure to spark his interest. This one comes with a soldering iron and a practice circuit board along with a lesson plan that walks him through the whole process.
CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 Complete Starter Kit
The CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 Complete Starter Kit is a fantastic kit for boys interested in exploring computing and learning to code. This computer is roughly the size of a credit card but packs quite a bit of power with a quad-core CPU, 1.2 GHz processor, and 1 GB of RAM. It even features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It’s a great and versatile first kit for beginners and everything is included. SImply hook it up to any monitor and keyboard.
Building Toys for 11 Year Old Boys
There’s no real age that boys stop loving Legos. If he’s still really into Legos, Legos make great Christmas or birthday presents for 11 year old boys. Some boys this age still love Lego sets with minifigures in them. Lego also makes challenging kits for older boys too. With detailed moveable models, its Technic line is perfect for budding engineers.
LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3Ages 10-15
Does he love robotics and Legos? LEGO Mindstorms EV3 is still one of the most popular programmable robotics sets for boys. The kit allows you to build five different robots out of the box. Fans’ creations backed by Lego are also available. The coolest part is you can bring your robots to life with programming on your tablet and use your smartphone as a remote control.
LEGO Star Wars Yoda’s Jedi StarfighterAges 8-12
Remember the Starfighter from the Clone Wars? Your Jedi fighter can build the Starfighter from the Clone Wars with this 262 piece Lego set. The ship has great details just like you remember it including Yoda’s crest on the wings. It comes with minifigures of both Yoda and R2-D2. The coolest part? Yoda and R2-D2 can hop into the cockpit and soar into action and adventure.
LEGO STAR WARS AT-ST WalkerAges 8-14
The AT-ST Walker is one of the most classic Star Wars vehicles. Have you ever wondered what it would look like in Lego form? Now he can build it out 449 pieces. With leg articulation, a cockpit that opens, and working missiles, this is the best AT-ST Lego has created. It even comes with 3 minifigures but our favorite is Baze Malbus, who comes equipped with cool weaponary and removeable pieces.
LEGO Star Wars Y-Wing StarfighterAges 8-12
Step into the Star Wars Y-Wing Starfighter for epic space battles. One of the coolest ships in Rogue One was the Y-WIng. With its iconic shape, this 691 piece Y-Wing Starfighter has incredible detailing and closely resembles the version found in the film. It’s equipped with immense firepower including droppable bombs and spring loaded shooters. The Galactic Empire doesn’t have chance.
LEGO Star Wars BB-8Ages 10-16
BB-8 was one of the coolest new characters introduced in the new Star Wars trilogy. When Lego announced that it was making a buildable Lego version of him that featured over 1000 pieces, we were beyond excited. The coolest part? There is a little knob on the side of him that can turn his head just like in the movie. Awesome! This is our favorite new Star Wars set this year. It even comes with a stand to display him on and a little BB-8 minifigure.
LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 75184Ages 6-14
In the tradition of prior Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar sets, the new collection features twenty-four all-new gifts. Every day will be a new surprise to unwrap. What surprises are waiting in store? You can expect Star Wars themed vehicles, minifigures, and more. May the Force be with you this holiday season!
LEGO Minecraft The CaveAges 7+
Step deep into the depths of the LEGO Minecraft The Cave. Minecraft fans will love building and exploring the world as well as creating their very own creations. The accessories, like TNT – our personal favorite – make this set stand out. Steve, a Zombie and a spider are the figures included with this set.
LEGO Minecraft The Crafting Box 2.0Ages 8+
The original Crafting box was one of the most popular Lego Minecraft sets because unlike a themed Minecraft set, it encouraged you to use your creativity just like in the game. Lego is back with its second iteration of the Crafting Box. The set contains over 700 pieces and allows you to combine modules for hundreds of different builds! Endless possibilities means you’ll have endless fun! Finally, he has a reason to stop playing Minecraft.
LEGO Minecraft The Mushroom IslandAges 8+
Look it’s a Mushroom Island that looks like it came straight out of the game. The big difference? Kids get to build this one out of 240 pieces. The coolest part? The set allows boys to create at least five different configurations thanks to its modular structure. Like other Minecraft sets, it features a cool booby trap that sends the included Creeper minifigure flying through the air.
LEGO Super Heroes Guardians of The Galaxy The Milano vs. The Abilisk Ages 7-14
Inspired by Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, it’s Marvel and Lego. What more could you ask for? This 460 piece set lets boys build the Milano ship from the movie complete with moveable wings and a working cockpit. But the real reason everybody wants this set? It comes with a minifigure of baby Groot along with 4 other minifigures. He looks kind of weird as a minifigure but does anybody care?
LEGO Batman Movie The Batmobile Ages 8-14
Lego Batman fans will love this detailed Batmobile inspired by the 3D animated movie. The coolest part is the vehicle can be transformed into three different types by simply adjusting the wheels. The Batmobile can turn into a low rider or even a monster truck. With 2 seats inside, it can seat both the Batman and Robin minifigure. The roof even flips off just like in the movie. Fans will love recreating their favorite scenes from the movie.
LEGO Batman Movie Batcave Break-inAges 8-14
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could build the Batcave out of Legos? You can with this huge 1047 piece set. The LEGO Batman Batcave Break-In stands as one of our favorite Batman sets this year. There is so much included here: a cool Batcave, Batboat, and Penguin’s Duckmobile. It wouldn’t be the Batcave without the ability to transform from Bruce Wayne into Batman and this action packed play set does that and much more. It’s a must-have for your Lego Batman collection.
LEGO Batman Movie The Joker Notorious Lowrider Ages 8-14
Have you ever wondered what type of car the Joker drives? Apparently, it’s a cool looking lowrider that is made out of over 400 Lego pieces. Featuring The Joker, Harley, and Batgirl, The Joker’s Notorious Lowrider set brings the movie’s action to life. The lowrider vehicle features working suspension, blasters, and nice detailing. It’s a great set that allows you to play as The Joker.
LEGO Batman Movie The ScuttlerAges 9-14
Holy Smokes! Nothing will prepare you for the size of the giant sized monster vehicle, The Scuttler! There are six minifigs here including Poison Ivy, but the highlight of this set is the actual Scuttler vehicle. Made out of 775 pieces, The Scuttler has a working cockpit, articulation and so much more. The projectiles are a really cool part of the design. Thanks to the articulated design, we love all the different poses you can put it in.
LEGO Batman Movie The Ultimate BatmobileAges 10-16
Featuring 1456 pieces, the Ultimate Batmobile is the largest set in the Lego Batman line. This set is just plain cool. You get a ton of minifigures here and a working bat light, but the Batmobile is the main attraction. The coolest feature is that it breaks into four separate vehicles. What makes it unique is that all the vehicles can be combined into one to form the “Ultimate Batmobile.” This is a set that lives up to its name.
LEGO Technic Stunt TruckAges 7-14
The Lego Technic sets are very different for regular Lego sets. These sets focus on vehicles and are a little more challenging to build than normal Legos. This 142 Lego set allows you to build a pullback truck. The coolest part? It comes with ramps that kids will love launching the vehicle from to create their own spectacular stunts. Gear up for insane stunt action!
11 year old boys love putting together models. These models are as fun to build as they are display.
Revell Star Wars AT-ACT Cargo Walker ModelAges 8+
Does he love Star Wars? Now he can build an AT-ACT Cargo walker that looks like it stepped right out of Empire Strikes Back. When complete, it stands 8 inches high. Some models can get pretty complex and even require glue and paint, but this model is very easy to put together with and doesn’t require messy glue. The Imperial AT-ACT Cargo Walker even features action lights and sounds to make it interactive and extra fun!
OWI Hydraulic Arm Edge KitAges 10-15
While it cool to build this robotic arm, it is a lot more fun to play with. It comes with a ton of small pieces that require a lot of patience to put together. Requiring several hours to put together, it’s a fairly complex build that is definitely a step up from Legos. He might even need a little help from somebody older, which makes it a great bonding activity. Once you have it built, you can control the arm with the levers. The coolest part? It requires no batteries and is simply driven by hydraulics and physics.
Leonardo da Vinci Catapult KitAges 8+
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could build a working catapult that could fling things around? This catapult kit from Pathfinders comes with pre cut wooden pieces that 11 year old boys will love putting together. The real fun begins once it’s built. It can fling things up to 20 feet. He’s going to love flinging around everything in his room. 3-2-1 bombs away!
Little Bits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could build your own droid? With this inventor kit from Littlebits, anybody can build their own droid. The kit contains both the droid parts and the electronic blocks used for his circuitry. As kids put together the droid using simple snap together electronic blocks, they are learning the basics of circuitry. Set up as a series of missions, the app guides you through the whole process. The best part? Once you build the droid, you can even control him with the app.
Vehicle Toys for Boys Age 11
Some 11 year old boys still love toy cars but at this age it’s not really about driving and crashing them. It’s all about collecting them. Anything that is remote controlled will also be a hit.
Anki Overdrive Starter KitAges 8-15
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Anki Overdrive is one of the coolest new products in recent years. It reinvents the concept of slot car racing with modern technology. The modular track system allows you to layout 8 different tracks to race on. With your smart device, you can race against all your friends or even compete against the artificial intelligence. It learns how you play and adjusts accordingly. This latest one is Fast and Furious themed.
Syma X5C Quadcopter Ages 12+
Is he ready to take off? Then he’s going to want to own a drone. The Syma X5C is our favorite drone for beginners. While it doesn’t fancy features, it’s easy enough to fly even for beginners thanks to its built in stability features. He will be an expert in no time. This one even features an onboard camera that records 720p video. On a single charge it flies up to seven minutes.
DoDoeleph Syma X5UW Wifi FPV 720P HDAges 13+
We are huge fans of Syma drones. One of our favorite drones from them is the Syma X5UW. It’s an upgrade from the Syma X5C. With a slick glossy red finish, it’s got a ton of great features including a camera but one of our favorite features is the ability to fly it in first person mode using an app. There’s a clip that attaches to your phone that allows you to use your smartphone as the screen.
Sphero Star Wars BB-9E DroidAges 8-14
Who isn’t in love with this droid? Part of the dark side, BB-9E is one of the coolest characters in the latest Star Wars movie. Sphero has now brought this droid to life in toy form. It’s one of the coolest toys ever created. Using an app, 11 year old boys can make BB-9E roll around just like in the movie simply by tilting their smartphone around.
Sphero Star Wars R2D2 Droid
Sphero has brought to life many iconic Star Wars characters. Now they are bringing R2-D2 to life. This is a radio controlled droid that beautifully captures the personality and look of R2-D2. Like Sphero’s other toys, it is controlled by an app. The app is super easy to use and fans of Star Wars will love taking him on their own missions.
Jutice League BatmobileAges 14+
It’s super pricey, but the Justice League Batmobile is pretty sick. We can’t believe how awesome this Batmobile from Mattel is. It’s a 1/10 scale of the Justice League Batmobile from the movie. It’s got massive cannons, gattling guns, and a rocket launcher. The detail on this R/C is unbelievable. Start up its engine and you can even hear the engine. The coolest part is that when you rev up the engine, it releases smoke from the back. How is awesome is that?
Spinmaster Star Wars Hero Droid BB-8
Who wouldn’t want their own life-sized version of BB-8? Beautifully capturing the personality of BB-8, this radio controlled droid might be the best version of everybody’s favorite droid. The coolest part? You can even make him follow behind you. Spin Master went all out with this toy and the price definately reflects that, but our wallets are already ready!
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Funko POP! Star Wars: The Last Jedi Luke SkywalkerAges 3-15
Just about every 11 year old boy is a big fan of Pop Vinyl figures. These super deformed figures have a big head with big eyes. They are a lot fun to collect, very affordable, and fun to display. The coolest part? You can probably find his favorite character in the line since the company covers just about every popular franchise.
Funko Five Nights Sister Location Funtime Foxy
Filled with jump scares, Five Nights at Freddy’s is one of the most popular horror games. Funko has a brand new line of plush figures featuring the gang from Five Nights at Freddy’s. These 8 inch plush figures are based on the latest game: Sister Location. While there are several characters to collect, this is Funtime Foxy. The best part? Not only does he have a speaker in his belly, but also he now has a tail so he looks closer to the real character.
Minecraft Mini Figure Collector CaseAges 6-12
A lot of 11 year old boys still love collecting blind box Minecraft minis. If he has a Minecraft figure collection, this Collector Case is the perfect gift for him to store and showcase his collection. The case displays up to 32 minifigs.
Minecraft Stop-Motion Animation StudioAges 6-12
With the Minecraft Stop-Motion Movie Creator allows fans to direct their own stop-motion movie. The set includes 15 props and four Minecraft minifigures. The best part? You can animate in just 3 easy steps.
ROBLOX Champions 6 Pack 6 Fig
Roblox is one of the popular multiplayer online games for 11 year old boys. In Roblox, kids get to create their own personas and even games. Now Jazwares is making a line of collectible toys based on the game. Based on some of the most popular characters in Roblox, these characters feature mix and match components. The best part? Each set comes with a code that unlocks in game loot.
Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Dancing GrootAges 4+
If he loves Guardians of The Galaxy, this figure is sure to put a big smile on his face. But can it dance? Just like in the movie, this toy can dance either to the included music or even your music. Standing about a foot high, the little guy looks just like the Baby Groot we fell in love with in the movie. Your 11 year old won’t be able to get enough of it. It’s a beautiful display piece that’s even got some cool dance moves.
Pokemon TCG: Lycanroc-GX Box Card GameAges 6+
Pokemon is one of the biggest names in gaming. The franchise is so much bigger a video game. There are Pokemon games, shows, and even an addictive card game. The Pokemon Trading Card Game is a popular game among Pokemon fans. Every year, it’s a lot of fun to collect new cards to add to your deck. This set is worth it just for the exclusive card, Lycanroc-GX, with a foil finish. There is also an oversized Lycanroc-GX card. Fantastic addition to his collection.
Poke Ball Full-View PRO Binder for Pokémon 9 Pocket CardAges 8+
Where do you store all your cool Pokemon cards? This is a stylish Pokemon themed binder for your Pokemon trading cards. It’s a high quality binder with a Poke Ball design and 9 pocket system inside with 40 pages. In all the binder holds up to 360 cards.
2017 Topps Baseball Retail Edition Complete Set
If he loves collecting baseball cards, you can get him this huge set of 705 baseball cards from Topps. This set is really cool because it contains all the brand new 2017 Topps retail baseball cards in both series 1 and series 2, The best part? You don’t have to go hunting for all the individual sets. It’s the ultimate gift for any 11 year old baseball card lover.
Riddell NFL Helmet Tracker Set
Does he love watching football on Sunday? This set of helmets is a great way for you 11 year old to keep track of all the football games. He will love lining them up on the TV stand every Sunday to display the different head to head matchups. When the teams get into the Playoffs, he can take away the teams that lose until 2 teams are left to play in the Super Bowl.
Star Wars Bladebuilders Kylo Ren LightsaberAges 4+
When you think of Star Wars, what do you thing about? Just about every 11 year old boy would love a replica of the light saber to use as a decoration in his room. This one not only looks like Kylo Ren’s light saber but actually glows and features sound effects so it’s perfect for an epic light saber battle.
Harry Potter WandAges 3-14
Who wouldn’t want a cool looking wand that looks straight out of Harry Potter? The Harry Potter Wand is an excellent gift for the Potter fan. It’s gifted in a special wand box and it is a precise replica of the famous wand from the movies. Made out of resin, it’s got great detailing on it and it has a metal core inside that makes it feel weighty. It’s a magical gift that’s sure to satisfy any 11 year old Potter head!
Star Wars Black Series Poe Dameron HelmetAges 8+
You might remember Poe Dameron from the Force awakens. Now you can own a detailed replica of his helmet. Slide this helmet on and suddenly you are in the cockpit of a Star Wars XWing. It features 3 surround sound speakers that bring all the action to life. Designed to fit both kids and adults, the detail on this helmet is absolutely stunning, which makes it a great display piece on the shelf.
RECOIL Starter SetAges 12+
RECOIL is the next-generation of laser tag brought into the 21st century. The game features two blasters and other accessories. There is a tracker that tracks each player’s position in the real-world and sends that info to your smartphone. Voice chat adds to the fun and strategy. It’s the closest thing to playing Call of Duty in real-life.
Nerf Modulus Regulator BlasterAges 8+
The Nerf Modulus Regulator is one of the top cool new Nerf guns. 11 year old boys will love the incredible customization options. It’s the first Nerf gun to feature SwitchFire technology. Simply toggle the switch on either side of the gun to easily switch between single fire, burst fire, and continuous fire modes. The blaster includes 2 12-dart clips and two dozen Elite darts.
Nerf Rival Artemis XVII-3000 RedAges 14+
Designed for ages 14 and older , the Rival blasters shoot high-impact rounds at a fast speed of 70 MPH so 11 year old boys need to be extra careful to use the right protective gear like face masks and vests. With an unbelievable carrying capacity of 30 rounds, the Artemis sports 3 parallel integrated magazines. This allows the gun to be compact but still hold plenty of ammo. You simply pop in the ammo in the front to load it up. With no batteries, you fire it shotgun style.
Nerf Rival Nemesis MXVII-10KAges 14+
When we say the Nerf Rival Nemesis MXVII-10K is massive, we mean it’s massive. With a built in hopper, it’s fully motorized and holds 100 rounds to unleash a fury at your opponent. That’s right we said 100 rounds. That’s the most ever on a Nerf blaster! To load it up, just dump the balls into the hopper and resume firing. The precision and power are incomparable.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm BlasterAges 8+
If you ever wanted to have a mini Nerf War in the house, get everybody the Nerf N-Strike Elite. Similar to a revolver, it’s got a cool rotating barrel that spins around as you shoot. With stunning accuracy, it can fire up to 6 darts before you have to go scrambling looking for more. The best part? It requires no batteries. You simply prime it and hit the trigger. Even better, simply hold down the trigger and pump the primer back and forth like a madman to activate slam fire mode.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Triad EX-3 BlasterAges 8+
Looks can be deceiving. Don’t let the smaller profile trick you! The Elite Triad EX-3 packs great power for such a small blaster. The blaster comes with 3 darts and shoots up to 90 feet. Great compact blaster right out of the box.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target SetAges 8+
Your eleven year old boy can practice his targeting skills with this Nerf system. The set includes a blaster, target, and ten darts. Maximize your score by aiming closer to the center of the target. A fun and entertaining game of target practice.
Nerf N-Strike Elite HyperFire BlasterAges 8+
The HyperFire Blaster is meant to do one thing really well: Rapid Fire. Using a conveyor belt system, this blaster includes 25 Elite darts and shoots as far as ninety feet away. Powered by 6 C batteries, this is a heavy Nerf gun but the weight is nicely distributed. On the back, it features a chin rest similar to a sniper rifle. As one of Nerf’s fastest blasters, opponents better be fearful.
Nerf Modulus Tri-StrikeAges 8+
The Modulus Tri-Strike features a triple threat of 10 Elite darts, 10-dart clip, and 4 MEGA darts. It’s like 3 Nerf guns in one. It’s an Elite dart blaster, a mega blaster, and missile launcher. Not only is it cool to have bolt action on a rifle, it’s the best bolt action blaster from Nerf. The ability to customize your blaster makes this a very appealing choice.
Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-PackAges 8+
Laser Tag is great because you don’t have to worry about ammo, breaking anything, or somebody getting hurt. You can run around outside or even inside on Christmas day. It’s definitely more fun with more people. With a range of up to 300 feet, the blasters feature cool lights, sounds, and even immersive sensations to make you feel the action. Let the fun and games begin!
Laser X Two Player Laser Gaming SetAges 6-15
Do you want to get your kids off their electronic devices? Try Laser X! Laser X is the hottest new game of laser tag. This bundle set includes two blasters. Unlike other Laser Tag systems, the cool part is that you can easily add as many players as you want. Get the entire family to play or the whole neighborhood. Just make sure everybody has their own blasters. The blasters are quite accurate and can shoot as far as 200 feet. Get ready for a real blast!
BOOMco DXD58 HALO UNSC MA5 BlasterAges 8-13
BOOMco Halo Blaster is modeled and inspired after the blaster from Halo. It looks pretty cool and functions just as well. Two eight dart clips are included. The blaster is capable of single-fire or burst-fire. BOOM. Get your awesome on!
Bear Wizard Bow Set
Got an eleven year old son interested in archery? This high quality bow and arrow set is perfect for honing his skills. The bow is designed for ambidextrous use. It’s one of the best bows to start out with.
Stream Machine 35-Inch Water Launcher GunAges 8-15
Forget every other water gun that you have used before. Nothing can quite compare to the Stream Machine. This is the only water gun that matters. It is guaranteed to absolutely drench whoever is in its path up to 20 feet away. It’s like getting a huge bucket of water dumped on you. Just be warned that it can be heavy to carry around when it is fully loaded.
Daisy PowerLine Slingshot
There is nothing more fun than having a slingshot when you are 11. This slingshot from Daisy is not a toy and should only be used by a responsible 11 year old boy who is under the supervision of an adult. If used improperly, it can cause a serious injury since you are firing steel ammo at a very fast speed. It takes 3/8 inch ammo and is perfect for taking down plastic bottles in the backyard.
Daisy Red Ryder BB Gun
Every boy remembers his first BB-gun. For most boys, it is the Daisy Red Ryder. It the perfect gun for shooting in the backyard with your 11 year old boy. The Daisy Red Ryder is simple to use and not overly powerful, but it’s great for teaching him gun safety and how to fire a gun accurately.
Outdoor Toys for 11 Year Old Boys
With all the changes he is going through, it is important for him to exercise daily. He can take a walk, ride a bike, or play sports. These gifts help him move and get exercise.
Web Riderz Outdoor Swing N’ SpinAges 3-15
Have you ever seen a swing that was designed for more than one person? Supporting up to 600 pounds, this strong and sturdy swing allows more than one person to swing at the same time. The best part? The whole family can get on. Depending on how you hang it, you can have it swing normally or have it spin around like a carnival ride.
Capture the Flag REDUXAges 12+
How do you reboot a classic game? Capture the Flag is a fun game to play in the day but this version is played in the dark. Because it glows in the dark, it brings a different perspective to this childhood favorite game. Everything glows in the dark, making the game look like a rave in the dark. Instead of flags, players have to capture the other team’s glowing orb.
KanJam Ultimate Disc Game
Have you heard of KanJam? It’s got Frisbees, goals, and can-shaped goals. The game is played with 2 teams of 2. The cans are set up on opposite sides of the field area. Each team tries to throw the Frisbee in the slot of their can but their teammate can coax the Frisbee into the can. If your teammate helps the Frisbee go in, your team gets 2 points and the first team to 21 wins. The twist? If you can throw the Frisbee in the slot, it’s an instant win.
Similar to volleyball, Spikeball is played with a small circular net that sits a short distance above the floor. It’s a 2 vs 2 player game. One player serves the ball at the net making it bounce upward and your opponents get three chances to bounce it off the net while it’s still in the air. If they fail, your team scores a point.
WALKAROO XTREME Steel Balance StiltsAges 6+
Does your eleven year old boy love wild outdoor fun? Now that he has mastered walking, he can try something a bit different: stilt walking. He’ll be walking off the ground on two stilts. It may be difficult, weird, and wacky at first but it’s a whole lot of fun once you learn how to stilt walk! These ones from Geospace can be height adjusted with the spring loaded clips. The only problem? He might never want to walk around normally again.
slackers 50-Feet Slackline Classic Set
If you have never tried slack lining, this kit is the best way to get started. It’s the closest thing to tightrope walking. To set it up, you simply mount it between two trees. It’s actually really difficult to maintain your sense of balance on a slackline, but what makes this set fun is that it comes with a training line that you can hold onto. It’s great for learning and getting fit. Plus, it’s something the whole family can enjoy.
90′ Eagle Series Seated Zipline Kit
All of us wish that we could fly through the air. 11 year olds can’t hop in hang glider or even parachute jump out of a plane. However, they can finally fly through the air with this zipline kit from Slackilne that supports riders of up to 200 pounds. Depending on how you set it up, you can make it go faster or slower. It comes with a seat, but it can easily be removed for real thrill seekers.
Every 11 year old boy needs one of these in his collection. It’s a great way to get some fresh air outside. Meet the Discraft Sport Disc. This is no normal Frisbee. It’s actually used in Frisbee competitions. It’s got a really good feel compared to your standard Frisbee. It’s rigid on the outside, but perfectly flexible in the middle. However, until you actually throw one of these, you won’t get why everybody raves about this Frisbee.
Swimline Giant Inflatable Pizza Slice Float
Look what somebody ordered! It’s a giant sized pizza float. The coolest part when you connect a bunch of them together you can form a bigger slice of pizza. If you have the space, you can even get a whole pizza. These pizza floaties also equipped with cup holders so you can have a real pizza party. You may never float alone again.
Your 11 year old adventurer will love bringing these tools and gadgets along on his next adventure.
Monkey Bike Wheel Light
Bike riding in the dark just got a whole lot cooler. Simply mount the Monkey Light on any standard bike wheel and be prepared for an amazing animated light show. With 256 LEDS, it will wow him with thousands of changing patterns and colors. While you ride, everybody will want to check out the moving display of lights on your tires. Each set is designed for a single wheel. Powered by 3 AA batteries, the Monkey Light lasts about 20 hours.
Brightz, Ltd. Wheel Brightz LED Bicycle Accessory Light
Want to make your wheels light up like a Christmas tree? Wheels Brightz is like a set of Christmas lights for your wheels. Choose from nine different colored options to bling out your ride. This pair of LED lights works on 20 inch wheels or larger. Everybody will want to check out your ride when you pass on by.
Bushnell Falcon Binoculars
Who isn’t fascinated with the world around us? While they don’t have fancy features, these high-quality entry level binoculars from Bushnell deliver great optics and magnification for great image clarity. They have 7X magnification which means that they will bring objects that are far away 7 times closer to you. Imagine what you’ll explore!
Bounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV Metal Detector
The Bounty Hunter Metal Detector Tracker IV allows just about everybody to hunt for lost treasures. This fun and easy to use metal detector is designed for beginners. Just because it is for beginners doesn’t mean that it can’t find buried treasures. It’s perfect for finding coins and even precious metals. It’s completely adjustable depending on your 11 year old boy’s height. If your 11 year old boy loves hunting for things, this is the perfect gadget to get him. Get ready for hours of treasure hunting fun!
Shining Buddy LED Headlamp
Don’t do things in the dark or go traveling without the Shining Buddy headlamp! If he is going to be adventuring in the Great Outdoors, a headlamp like this is a basic necessity. The best part? It attaches to you head so you don’t have to worry about carrying a flashlight in your hands. With2 brightness settings, it’s easy to use with hands-free operation after it’s powered on. Plus, it lets you see a good distance away.
Osprey Farpoint 40 Travel Backpack
Ready for an adventure? Don’t forget a functional travel backpack. The Osprey Farpoint Travel Backpack is a great choice. Available in three color choices and 2 sizes, this 40-liter bag has plenty of storage and pockets for your every adventure. For most 11 year olds, you want to go with the small size since he will probably be less that 5’9″. It’s the perfect carryon for the airplane. Don’t leave home without it.
Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife
He’s probably going to want to have a Swiss Army Knife, but only you know whether he is ready for the responsibility or not. A Swiss Army Pocket Knife is an essential to have when he’s going on an adventure in the Great Outdoors. It has all the essentials – a blade, nail file, screwdriver, scissors, key ring, tweezers, and a toothpick. He will love bringing it out at any chance he gets whether it is to open packages in the mail or remove tags from his clothing.
Coleman Camo 45 Degree Youth Sleeping Bag
He has probably outgrown cute sleeping bags with cartoon characters on them. He needs his first real sleeping bag. If he’s going on a camping trip, he will need a good lightweight sleeping bag. Designed for anybody under 5 feet and 5 inches, the Coleman Youth Sleeping Bag is the perfect size for any 11 year old boy. Not only is it great for sleepovers, but it will keep him warm and comfy even in 45 degree temperatures.
Zebco 33 Spincast Combo
Does he want to go out fishing for the first time? He doesn’t need anything complicated. Almost everybody starts with the Zebco 33 Spincast, which is the best way to learn how to fish. It’s the one fishing pole that almost anybody can use right away even beginners. All you have to do to fish is hold down the button and cast the line forward while simultaneously releasing the button.
Sundome 4 Person Tent
Does he want to go camping? The Coleman Sundome is any easy to setup dome tent which offers a spacious interior. With a peaked dome and available in multiple sizes, it offers plenty of space for a small group of friends. Along with being designed to stand up in bad weather conditions, it features a number of features that are designed with comfort in mind such as a mesh window on the back.
LifeStraw Personal Water Filter
We don’t always have access to clean water. The LifeStraw is a specially designed straw that can be dipped into any body of water to produce drinkable water. The secret is the internal filter, which eliminates bacteria and other nasties from the water. LifeStraw has become a must have product for campers, hikers, and any outdoor lover.
Coleman Expedition 205-Piece All Purpose First Aid Kit
It’s always good to be prepared for emergencies. Every adventurer needs to have a first aid kit handy. You can make your own but this one from Coleman comes already package with over 200 pieces from bandages and sting relief to gloves and more. It’s a great start but you can easily add more supplies to it. This slim design easily tucks away into a backpack or small bag.
Solo Stove Lite
So you’re headed on an outdoor excursion? Great! But how does one cook out in the wilderness? Meet the Solo Stove Lite. This is one of the greatest inventions for the outdoors because you don’t have to lug around fuel canisters. Amazing, you can cook just by using small pieces of wood and leaves you find around the campsite. It’s such a brilliant idea. Every outdoor adventurer needs one of these.
Brunton TruArc3 Baseplate Scouting Compass
When your 11 year old boy is on an outdoor adventure, he will need to have a good sense of direction. This compass is well-built and will give him an accurate reading. It’s a great compass at an affordable price.
ENO Eagles Nest Outfitters
Who needs a tent? It’s amazing that a piece of nylon cloth stuck between two trees could be such a great gift for any adventurer. Hammocking is great because it encourages everybody to go outside whether they are going backpacking or resting in their backyard. Supporting up to 400 pounds, the Eno DoubleNest Hammock is no ordinary hammock. With triple stitching, it is designed to last.
MPOWERD Luci Outdoor 2.0
This inflatable solar light is another novel idea that is very practical for outdoor adventures. The lantern is solar powered and it’s collapsible so it can easily fit in a travel bag. The light is impressively bright.
X-Plore Gear Emergency Paracord Bracelets
Unlike other bracelets that are used for looks, Paracord bracelets are actually designed for survival. They can even be unraveled for many different uses. Most people like wearing them on their wrist for emergency reasons. You can leave it intact to form a tourniquet or even unravel it to tie braches together. It’s like a survival kit on your wrist.
Cartman Orange 39-Piece Tool Set
What 11 year old wouldn’t love his first real tool box? This 39 piece tool set teaches eye hand coordination and building skills. These skills are going to useful for him in life as he grows older. The only problem? You are going to want to borrow them. Parents should know that this set does contain a box cutter. You are definitely going to want to look over the tools and remove some the ones that you don’t think he is responsible enough to use yet.
Sports Gifts For 11 Year Old Boys
adidas Alliance II Sackpack
This drawstring bag from Adidas is perfect for 11 year old boys who are into sports or even for school. There are so many cool colors to choose from and it’s affordably priced. It’s got a pocket on the front for stashing smaller items and 2 mesh pockets on the side that are perfect for holding water bottles. The main compartment has plenty of room for his personal belongings or schools supplies.
adidas Diablo Duffle Small
Available in some cool color choices, the Diablo Duffle Bag is a great compact bag. There are two different ways to carry it. You can use the handle to carry it or wear it over the shoulder with the shoulder strap. It’s a simple bag with just a main compartment. The main compartment has double zippers and fits a lot of stuff inside. A stiffening board at the bottom helps to keep the bag’s shape.
Easton Bat Pack
If he is in Little League, this Bat backpack from Easton is the perfect gift. Available in different colorways, this backpack features a cool camo pattern. The vented reinforced pockets on both sides of the bag hold 2 bats. Along with the roomy main compartment for his baseball accessories, there is a separate shoe compartment.
Hydro Flask Water Bottle
A water bottle? It doesn’t sound like the most interesting gift. No matter where your 11 year old boy goes, he’s going to need to stay hydrated. This Hydro Flask is not your regular sports water bottle. It’s insulated, which means it can amazingly keep whatever is inside at the same temperature for hours. The manufacturer claims that the Hydro Flask keeps cold drinks cold for 24 hours and hot drinks hot for 6 hours.
Skywalker Jump N’ Dunk 12 Foot Trampoline
The Jump n’ Dunk combines two of boy’s favorite activities in one amazing product. It’s the best of both worlds – basketball and trampolines! Trampolines are not only great for having fun, but they have so many health benefits. In fact, just five minutes of hopping around on a trampoline is more beneficial for your body than running a mile. Plus, this one has got a hoop to dunk a ball through.
Spalding NBA Player Basketball
Got a basketball fan who loves playing basketball? Who is his favorite basketball player? With this ball, boys can choose their favorite player ball from Lebron James to Stephen Curry. The ball features a photo image of the player along with the team logo and the player’s autograph. With a vibrant print, this full size ball is made of premium material and performs well on the court.
Lifetime 1221 Pro Portable Basketball System
Does he love playing basketball? Why not get him his own basketball hoop so he can play hoops anytime with family or friends in the driveway? With a 44 inch backboard, Its a great gift for b-ball lovers that’s sure to get a ton of play time and even improve his game. The hoop can be adjusted to 10 feet and the base can be filled with sand or water to keep it steady.
The Tanner Tee is a fantastic training tool that is well worth the price of admission. Hands-down, it’s one of the best tees available. You know this tee is good because it is used in the Major League. It’s super easy to carry around too because the base can be removed. The top of the tee is flexible so when you hit the ball you can swing right through the tee. Made of heavy duty material, this tee is designed to last you a long time.
Rawlings Premium Pro Series Glove
If he is Little League or he just wants to play game of catch, there is no better gift than a new baseball glove. Depending on their position, the best baseball glove sized for 11 year old boys is between 10.25″ – 12.25″. Made out of durable leather, this one measures 11.5 inches. It features Rawlings solid core technology that creates the perfect fit. The laceless palm means improved break-in and easier fielding.
Louisville Slugger UPM 45 Blue Flame Pitching
Looking to improve his game? The Louisville Slugger blue flame is an excellent machine for developing his baseball skills. This pitching machine helps him work on batting, fielding, and more. With 3 adjustment settings, it’s a real arm saver and delivers great improvement, making it a worthwhile investment. The only problem? All his friends in middle school are going to want to use it too.
Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball
If he’s in a soccer league, most 11 year old boys are going to be using a size 4 soccer ball. Depending on his soccer league, he may be ready to graduate to a size 5 ball, the standard sized soccer ball. Available in different sizes, this affordable soccer ball from Wilson is an excellent choice for soccer fans. It features a classic design and delivers great performance on the field.
Franklin Sports Competition Goal
Available in a couple of different sizes, this is a portable soccer net from Franklin Sports that is great for practicing or playing a casual game of soccer in the backyard. You can get a regulation sized net or go with something smaller if he just wants to mess around. With snap together components, it is very easy to set up quickly.
SKLZ Star-Kick Hands Free Solo Soccer Trainer
Here’s an ingenious idea that allow players to practice their soccer skills on their own. It’s a bungee cord that wraps around your waist and attaches to your soccer ball. Strap the Velcro waist band on and get ready to improve your dribbling and passing skills and more. The cord stretches out to 18 feet before it snaps back. The best part? There’s no need to waste time running for the ball.
Wilson NFL MVP Junior FootballAges 9+
Hut, Hut, Hike! Are you ready for some football? What 11 year old boy doesn’t love throwing a football around with his friends? Most 11 year old boys are going to use a junior sized ball, which is a slightly smaller ball, so this one is the perfect size for him. It comes with both a pump and a football tee.
Glow City Ball
Regular balls are cool but a glow in the dark ball is even cooler. GlowCity is known for their glow in the dark balls. They have everything from light-up basketballs to footballs. The basketball lights up every time it bounces and it produces a really cool effect. Night games will never be the same!
Baden Champions Volleyball Badminton Set
If you want to setup a badminton or volleyball game in your backyard for some summertime fun, check out this set from Baden. It’s a complete set with everything you need to setup your game. It comes with heavy duty stakes and nylon ropes to keep the net secure even outside. The included webbing helps to mark the boundary lines of the court. It even comes with rackets, balls, and netting. Are you ready for some fun in the sun?
Tachikara SV-MNC Volley-Lite Volleyball
Does he want to get into volleyball? Designed for children under 12 and new players, these Tachikara balls are great for boys who want to get into volleyball. Although they are regulation sized, they are designed to be lighter than your traditional ball, making them much easier on your forearms. The ball is well-made and you can choose from a variety of color options.
Wilson Junior Burn Racquet
Got a budding tennis player? Made out of a high carbon fiber, the Wilson Burn Tennis rackets are designed to give you a lot of power from the baseline. This Junior sized racket is designed for kids. You are going to want to choose the racket size based on his height. For most 11 year old boys, a 25 or 26-inch racket is going to be appropriate.
Doinkit Magnetic Dart BoardAges 6-15
Your 11 year old will love hanging this dartboard in his room. This is no ordinary dartboard. It’s magnetic. This means when you throw the darts, the darts will stick to the dartboard no matter what their orientation unless you are totally off the mark. These darts are flexible, strong, and virtually indestructible. Because the darts don’t have sharp points, you don’t have to worry about him punching holes in the walls.
Century The Original Wavemaster Training Bag
There are punching bags and there is the Century Wave Master bag. It’s a freestanding bag so you don’t have to worry about hanging it. With an adjustable height, this is a bag that will grow with him. You may choose to fill the base with water or sand for additional stability. The bag offers good resistance and rebound for your workout. Great for boxing, karate and more.
Franklin Sports Table Tennis To Go
Want to play table tennis but don’t have the room? With Table Tennis To Go, you can take any table and turn it into a table tennis table. Turn your dining table, picnic tables in the park, or any flat surface into an instant table tennis table. The net can be adjusted to just about any length. The bats, net and balls are included in this set. The best part? It easily stores for travel.
Franklin Sports NFL Deluxe Youth Uniform Set
Who is his favorite NFL Team? Your 11 year old boy will love these NFL team uniform sets. Boys can show their love for their favorite team. A gift that’s sure to make him smile and great for wearing on Game Day to cheer for your team. The set includes jersey, pants, and helmet. Choose from all your favorite NFL teams.
Tumbl Trak Folding Gymnastics Mat
Whether he is in gymnastics or just loves tumbling at home, a supportive gym mat is a great gift. The best gym mat right now is the Tumbl Trak, which is probably the best way to practice gymnastics at home. It comes in two different thicknesses depending on what surface you are planning to use it on. While it measures 4ft X 8ft, it easily folds into 2 feet sections so you can do different tumbling exercises.
Spooner Boards Freestyle
There’s something alluring about these freestyle balance boards. Boys will love rocking, standing, and tilting on these boards. They actually are great for learning to ride a skateboard or surf. While he’s having fun they’ll also be building core strength, balance and coordination.
Razor V-17 Youth Multi-Sport Helmet
If he’s going to be riding a skateboard, bike, or scooter, make sure to have the proper protection for your noggin’. The Razor Multi-Sport Helmet is an excellent choice with a durable build. It’s actually quite comfortable and can be easily adjusted to your needs. Built-in ventilation shafts help to keep your head cool.
Razor Ripstik Caster Board
The Ripstik Caster Board features an innovative design that combines the best of both worlds – a skateboard and snowboard in one amazing design. He’ll love the carving motion of the Ripstik as well as all the tricks he can perform. Always remember to wear a helmet for your own safety. The board safely accommodates riders to 220 pounds.
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could go surfing anywhere? The Razor RipSurf is like a surfboard with wheels on it. The coolest part? When you ride around on it, it feels like you are surfing on water. Who needs a surfboard?
Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Hoverboard Self-Balancing Smart Scooter – Black
Does he love adventure? Then your 11 year old thrill-seeker will love hopping on board the Razor Hovertrax 2.0. Supporting 220 pounds, it’s perfect for 11 year old boys. By simply tilting back and forth on the board, he can drive around. He’s going love that it gets a top speed of 8 MPH and allows him to ride for an hour on a single charge.
Flybar Foam Master Pogo Stick
Ready for some fun? This pogo stick from Flybar is one of the best pogo sticks for kids who weigh over 80 pounds. This one is rated for kids ages 9 and up. Out of the box, it’s ready to provide a great bounce and it’s a great way to have fun while staying fit. Built with safety in mind, the whole pogo stick is covered in foam and the actual spring is never exposed. The most important part? It gives you a great 3 foot bounce.
Razor FlashRider 360
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could drift around on a go-kart like Mario Kart in real life? The Razor Flashrider not only allows you to drift around in a circle, but there is also a little lever that you can pull to send sparks flying everywhere. You can’t do that in Mario Kart!
Razor A5 Lux Scooter
There are a ton of scooters, but the Razor A5 is a scooter that he won’t outgrow. It’s bigger than the kid-sized Razor scooters. With bigger 200 mm wheels, it’s designed for taller riders and gives you a smooth ride even on the bumpiest surfaces. It’s even lightweight enough that he can carry it everywhere with him. It’s a beats walking everywhere.
EzyRoller Classic Ride OnAges 4-14
Want to introduce your eleven year old boy to a new, thrilling ride-on? Meet the EzyRoller Classic Ride On. It combines a scooter and bicycle design to create a new type of ride-on! It’s extendable for older kids with longer legs. It doesn’t take a whole lot of time to figure out how to use it. It’s easier to ride than a bicycle. You simply move your feet back and forth to glide along. There’s is even a hand brake that makes it easy to turn.
Razor E100 Electric Scooter
Vroom! Vroom! Regular scooters are cool but if he wants to go even faster, there are motorized scooters. The Razor E100 Electric Scooter features speeds up to ten miles per hour and last about 40 minutes to an hour. On one side on the handle, it’s got a brake and on the other it’s got a throttle. He will love racing all of his friends down the street. On your mark, get set, go! Kick start it and hit the throttle.
Razor SX500 Mcgrath Electric Dirt BikeAges 13+
Even though this electric motor bike is suitable for ages 14 and older, 11 year olds can ride it with adult supervision. Styled after Jeremy McGrath’s bike, this bike looks so cool. It’s one of the biggest and most powerful Razor dirt bikes, reaching exhilarating speeds of 15 miles an hour. The bike lasts 40 minutes before it needs recharging. It’s a gift he’s sure to love!
Penny Classic Complete Skateboard
Pennyboards are great for cruising down the street. Wherever he’s headed – he’ll be there in style. Choose from a variety of different designs. With durable bearings and 3 inch trucks, this 22 inch Pennyboard is a little smaller than your standard skateboard. It’s perfect for 11 year old boys who don’t need a ton of room to stand on because their feet are smaller.
Merax Finiss 26-Inch Mountain Bike
What 11 year old boy wouldn’t love his first mountain bike? While this is not a professional mountain bike, it is perfect for beginners who want to go on their first trails. While the front suspension is a bit soft, it won’t matter for most 11 year old boys who don’t weigh much. Everything else from the frame to the tires are the best in its class. It’s probably the best mountain bike you can get in this price range without spending a ton more.
Gadgets for 11 Year Old Boys
It’s no secret that anything related to electronics will likely be a big hit with your 11 year old boy. These devices make cool gifts for 11 year old boys.
Amazon Echo Dot
Your 11 year old will love bossing around the Amazon Echo. This speaker has a built in AI called Alexa, which can order a pizza, turn off the lights, bring up his favorite song, wake him up in the morning, and even search the web. It’s like a digital assistant that always listens to you. Alexa will become his new best friend.
All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa
What 11 year old boy wouldn’t love his own tablet? The Fire 7 is brand new and is the ultimate portable entertainment device. There’s so much content to enjoy from music and videos to games and more! This version comes with 16 GB of storage space and now Alexa is included to make it easier to use. And the battery life lasts about 12 hours, which is really impressive.
The Kindle Paperwhite E-reader is a perfect gift for bookworms. Choose from millions of titles with six months of Kindle Unlimited. The clarity of the e-ink is quite clear and easy to read and now you can even read in the dark. The best part? The battery life lasts weeks at a time.
Fitbit Alta HR
The Fitbit is a fantastic little fitness tracker that is great for keeping track of your daily fitness goals. The Fitbit Alta snaps onto your wrist and is lightweight enough that you don’t even realize that you are wearing it. It’s available in all different colored straps. Not only does it track your activity during the day, but also it automatically tracks your sleep. Unlike the cheaper model, the Fitbit Alta features a screen, which is very helpful.
TCL 32S305 32-Inch 720p Roku Smart LED TV
If he’s allowed to have a television in his room, the TCL 32″ Smart HDTV is a great buy if you’re on a budget. Not only is it great for watching TV and playing video games, but it also has an intergrated Roku box, which is great for streaming online video. The TV delivers good imagery for the price. It’s a fantastic deal.
ASUS Chromebook C202SA-YS02
If you are looking for a super affordable computer, Chromebooks are great for 11 year old boys who are just going to use their laptop for using the internet and email. They are not for gaming and their functionality is very limited when you don’t have an internet connection. You get the basics here: a nice keyboard, decent power, an 11 inch screen, and a ruggedly built computer that is perfect for most middle schoolers.
Fire TV Stick
The Fire TV Stick features Alexa. He can stream all his favorite shows from leading content providers, such as Netflix, Hulu, and more. With Alexa, you say it and it plays it. There’s over 15,000 app, games, and more to explore. What are you waiting for?
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
In an age filled with modern technology, the instant camera is making a big comeback. While there are really no settings and you only have one opportunity to lineup your photo, instant cameras are a lot of fun. Available in fun colors, the latest camera from Fuji Film actually features a selfie mirror so you can actually check what your picture will look like before you take a shot. There is even a closeup macro lens.
GoPro HERO Session
The GoPro HERO line of cameras are among the most popular action cameras. A GoPro HERO camera is the perfect companion to capture your life as it unfolds. The latest GOPro has a lot of cool features, but they come at a huge price. While it doesn’t have a screen to preview your movies or play around with the settings, the Hero Session is a more affordable option. With a great build quality, this model can shoot in 1080P at 60FPS and is waterproof without the need of a case.
Apple iPad Mini
The iPad Mini 4 represents the high-end in the tablet market if you’re looking for the absolute best experience. It boasts a rich App Store library with tons of apps, games, music, movies and more to explore. The mini features a beautiful 7.9-inch screen for movies, photos and more. It’s so lightweight that you can hold it with one hand. This is the gift that will make him love you forever.
Apple iPod touch
If he is not ready for an Apple iPhone, the Apple iPod touch lets him access all his favorite music and content at his fingertips. The device is small enough to fit in your pocket so you can travel with your music. The touch even plays games, apps, and shoots video. The only thing missing? The ability to take phone calls.
The dream gift for any 11 year old boy is a brand new cell phone. He wants a cell phone but is he ready for a cell phone? Not only is he going to have a phone, but he is going to get his own number. Can your 11 year old boy handle that?
OtterBox COMMUTER SERIES iPhone Case
If you’re gifting an iPhone, the OtterBox is the perfect accessory. The OtterBox offers heavy-duty protection at a great price. For an 11 year old boy, the drop protection alone makes it worth it.
If you are going to get him a cell phone, be sure to pick up a Pop Socket. PopSockets is a cool product that allows your 11 year old boy to get a good grip on his phone. Along with providing a sturdy grip, PopSockets can also be used to prop up your phone when enjoying a movie or other content.
Anker PowerCore 10000
The Anker PowerCore is a great compact charger to have when you need extra charge for your devices. It provides quick charging and is a great value. An essential for charging all your devices.
Razer Ornata Chroma Gaming Keyboard
There are keyboards and then there is the Razor Ornata. This keyboard not only is functional, but it is backlit. It looks just like a regular keyboard, but once you turn on the Chroma lighting, it looks sleek and super cool. With a comfortable detachable wrist rest, it’s keyboard that is compatible with the PC and Mac. Designed for gaming, it’s a cross between a membrane and a mechanical keyboard so they are clicky but won’t fatigue your fingers during lengthy gaming sessions.
Razer DeathAdder Chroma Gaming Mouse
Does he like playing first person shooters, the Razor Deathadder Chroma mouse is built for one reason only – to play games. With a wonderful grip, this wired mouse is designed to minimize latency so you don’t get a delay in response time. Just to make sure that it was the coolest gaming mouse on the planet, Razor added the ability to personalize the lighting.
Video Games for 11 Year Old Boys
Video games are popular gifts for 11 year old boys. Just about every 11 year old boy loves playing video games. They can be fine in moderation. With video games, it is important to create a policy and pay attention to the ESRB ratings. If he can’t stop playing video games, he will love these gifts. Just remember that he should get his homework done first.
The Nintendo Switch is the hottest gaming system on the planet. The coolest part is how you can switch between portable and home gameplay. It has some of the best games and it’s only going to get better. A must-have for any Nintendo fan.
SNES Classic Edition
Experience the golden age of gaming with the Super NES. This classic edition looks just like the SNES that you had as a kid. The big difference? It is a whole lot smaller and doesn’t use cartridges. The system is pre-loaded with 21 of the best Nintendo games from that era. They are just as fun to play today as when they originally came out.
PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Console
The PS4 is the console of choice for many gamers. Right now this is the most popular console. Sony has made the system small and slimmer with the Playstation 4 Slim. There is also a 4K model called the Playstation 4, which is designed for gamers with 4K televisions. It features a bigger hard drive and slightly better graphics, but these features are overkill for most gamers without a 4K television.
Xbox One S 500GB Console
He’s probably been begging you for an Xbox S all year round. While Sony has more exclusive games on the PS4, the Xbox S is a more feature packed system than the PS4, supporting 4K Blu-ray and video streaming. If he is looking for the most powerful console system on the planet, it’s the Xbox One X. While it plays the same games as the Xbox One S, this system is designed to support 4K televisions with sharper and clearer graphics. It comes at a steep price and is really only for die hard gamers that care about every pixel on the screen.
Nintendo New 2DS XL
The New Nintendo 2DS XL is a great choice if you don’t need the 3D effect of the 3DS. It plays all those games without the 3D effect. The screen is bigger than the 2DS. The 2DS has a clamshell design like the 3DS so the screens are protected when closed. Best of all, you can play all yoir favorite Nintendo games on the go.
New Nintendo 3DS XL
If you don’t want to upgrade to the Nintendo Switch, the New Nintendo 3DS XL is great for portable gaming. The 3D effect really enhances your experience. It’s a great way to pass your time playing your favorite Nintendo games. A new space design is available.
Mario Kart 8 DeluxeRated E
If you’re looking for a fun party game – look no further than Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. It’s competitive racing with weapons like turtles and more and it’s a total blast to play. The game features a solo and multiplayer mode that’s so much fun especially when played with friends.
Super Mario OdysseyRated E
Who doesn’t love Mario? Everybody’s favorite plumber is back is Super Mario Odyssey. Super Mario Odyssey is expected to be another big hit for the Switch. Guide Mario on an all-new adventure. It’s a Switch exclusive and Mario will have a host of new tricks up his sleeves. The coolest part? Mario can fling his magical cap around to possess enemies. Likely to be a strong contender for Game of the Year.
Pokemon Ultra Moon And SunRated E
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon is the latest adventure in the Pokemon saga. You’ll return to Alola Region to capture, trade, and battle new Pokemon. Fans will be excited to experience the latest story.
Madden NFL 18Rated E
Madden NFL 18 improves on the last game in many ways. First, now it uses the Frostbite engine which delivers the most realistic graphics ever. The gameplay is fine-tuned on both the offensive and defensive ends. Choose from three styles of play – arcade, sim, and competitive. Plus, fans can experience a new story mode called Longshot.
FIFA 18Rated E
FIFA 18 elevates the realism of the game to a new level with incredible details. The players, stadiums, and atmospheres have never been better. The controls make the experience even better. Plus, the the story mode continues from the last game.
NBA 2K18Rated E
NBA 2K18 carries on the tradition of the best-selling NBA videogame franchise with new enhancements. The game will feature updated players, stadiums, and gameplay mechanics to make this best sim ever. The coverstar will be none other than Kyrie Irving.
MLB The Show 17Rated E
The road to the Championship is never an easy one. Despite all the adversity, injuries, trades, and all that goes on during the season, can you make it all the way to the World Series? Find out in MLB The Show. The cover athlete is Ken Griffey, Jr.
LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2Rated E10+
LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2 merges superheroes and villains from the Marvel universe in a brand new exciting LEGO adventure. Your 11 year old boy will live out his fantasy of playing as Spider-Man, Hulk, and other superheroes and he’ll traverse new landscapes. This is a must-play for LEGO fans.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildRated E10+
Zelda Breath of the Wild reenvisions Zelda and creates a truly breathtaking experience that all gamers should experience. Thanks to its open world design, it’s arguably one of the best Zeldas ever. If you consider yourself a gamer, you don’t want to miss out on what is likely to be the Game of the Year.
Splatoon 2Rated E10+
Splatoon 2 is a wickedly fun game without any over the top violence. Unbelievable, huh? It’s Nintendo’s young creative designers at work bringing to life a colorful world of paintball. You’ll be battling to paint more of the world than your opponents. Along with fun multiplayer modes, the game also has a single-player campaign.
Pokken Tournament DXRated E10+
Eleven year old boys who love fighting games will love Pokken Tournament DX. It features all your favorite Pokemon characters battling to be the very best. Will you be the undisputed Champion? Like most Switch games, it’s a great multiplayer game as well.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane TrilogyRated E10+
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy brings back our beloved Crash Bandicoot for a new generation of gamers. Relive the first three original PlayStation games that put Crash on the map. The game is completely remastered with HD visuals and a new time trial mode that will put your platforming skills to the test.
Minecraft ranks among the best-selling videogames of all-time. The game encourages creativity unlike any other game. It’s like a digital version of LEGO where you can craft your own world. Not only can you build these worlds, you can also play in them with your friends.
Overwatch Game of the Year EditionRated T
While Call Of Duty is very popular, we like Overwatch better. While it is rated T, it’s a game for just about everybody who isn’t allowed to play Call Of Duty. It is a multiplayer shooter but it is more cartoony and accessible to younger players. At the same time, there is so much of depth here. The game’s magic originates from his fun cast of heroes, who each feel different. We are not big fans of multiplayer shooters, but Overwatch is special and addictive. It’s one of our favorite video games for this age group.
Star Wars Battlefront IIRated T
Who doesn’t love Star Wars? 11 year old boys will love this new epic Star Wars game. They can enjoy a brand new story mode based on the Star Wars universe. The game features battles like in the Star Wars movies and may contain content and dialog more suitable for teens.
Call of Duty: WWIIRated M
Parents need to know that Call of Duty: WWII is a mature rated game with brutally realistic killing and mature language. Nevertheless, 11 year old boys love this type of first-person shooting game, but it’s up to parents to decide whether the game is appropriate or not for their child. The new game’s backdrop will be World War II.
Gamestop Gift Card
If you don’t know what game he wants but know that he loves video games, get him a Gamestop gift card. They sell practically every video game and he will love choosing his own.
ROBLOX $10 Game Card
If he loves Roblox, he will love this $10 gift card. The game is actually free to play, but you can make in game purchases to buy all sorts of stuff for your character. With this gift card, he doesn’t need to enter any credit card information to spend money in the game. It’s a good way to control how much he spends.
Movie Gifts for Boys Age 11
There are so many movies that any 11 year old boy would love. Get him his favorite movie on DVD, grab a bowl of popcorn, and have a movie night. Here are some great choices.
DanTDM On Tour
If your 11 year old plays Minecraft, he probably knows Dan TDM, a famous Youtuber. Dan TDM plays Minecraft on Youtube and narrates his videos, creating stories around his videos. He went on tour earlier this year which helped him connect directly with his audience instead of being behind a computer screen. Now you can see the star’s live show on DVD. It’s a special signed copy that makes a great gift.
Lego Batman MovieRated PG
If he loves Batman, he’s gonna love the Lego Batman Movie. It’s such a fun and entertaining movie from beginning to end. It’s filled with jokes, humor, and a an engaging story. This edition includes a Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD version.
Star Wars: The Complete SagaRated PG
Star Wars is one of the most popular movies in pop culture. If he hasn’t yet experienced Star Wars, this is an excellent sci-fi movie with great characters and storylines. This set inlcudes the first six episodes on Blu-ray so he can catch up on what made the series great.
Wonder WomanRated PG-13
We didn’t know what to expect from Wonder Woman, but it turned out to be our favorite Super Hero movie this year. It stars Gal Gadot who plays Wonder Woman. The storyline is pretty simple. When her people’s secret island is discovered, Wonder Woman leaves her place to fight in the Great War. Surprisingly, even with a pretty standard storyline, the film manages to not only pull off great action sequences, but does so with a lot of heart and emotion.
Star Wars: The Force AwakensRated PG-13
Experience the ongoing saga of the Star Wars universe. This film chronicles the story of Rey and Finn and their quest to return peace to the galaxy. This is a must-see for any Star Wars fan.
Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryRated PG-13
From director Gareth Edwards, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a stand-alone Star Wars film. If your 11 year old boy loves Star Wars, it’s one he won’t want to miss. Can the ordinary achieve extraordinary things?
Harry Potter: Complete 8-Film CollectionRated PG-13
This Blu-ray and DVD combo set features the complete eight film collection of the popular Harry Potter franchise. If he’s read the books, it’s worth watching the movies since they are just as good as the books.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Rated PG-13
If he loves Marvel comics, he’ll probably love Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The movie contains a Blu-ray, DVD, and digital copy. Some fans love the second installment better than the first. It’s understadable because it has one of our favorite characters, Baby Groot. It’s a great successor to the first movie that answers questions from the first one while carrying the storyline forward. A great addition to his library.
Spider-Man HomecomingRated PG-13
Does he love Spider-Man? Then he’ll love the new Spider-Man: Homecoming movie. Spider-Man is back in action and the movie brings new light to our favorite superhero. We get to see the movie from a new perspective – Peter as a student – and he also happens to be the amazing Spider-Man who goes on crime-fighting adventures. As a result, you’ll delve deeper into his character and learn fascinating new things about him.
Transformers: The Last KnightRated PG-13
If your eleven year old boy loves all things Transformers, he’ll proabably love the new Transformers movie – The Last Knight. It’s loaded with awesome special effects, humor, and the action he knows and loves. You know it already – he wants to add this to his movie collection.
Finding DoryRated PG
Finding Dory is the long-awaited sequel to Finding Nemo from Disney-Pixar. It’s a beautifully animated movie with characters with real heart and development. It’s a movie the whole family can enjoy. Pixar has done it again – it’s pure magic!
Music Gifts for 11 Year Old Boys
While his taste in music will change overtime, he will love receiving these gifts right now.
Kala Learn To Play Ukulele Starter Kit
Want to learn to play the ukulele? This Ukulele Starter Set is perfect for learning to play the ukulele. Boys will learn through online lessons and can start playing right out of the box after they have use the Kala app to tune the ukulele. The best part? It sounds amazing!
Alesis CompactKit 4
This portable electronic drum kit is perfect for 11 year old boys who want to learn a cool instrument, but aren’t ready to move on to a full drum kit. The set includes the drum set, AC adapter and drumsticks. The set produces great sound and he’ll love learning on this awesome kit.
Casio SA76 44 Keyboard
This Casio Keyboard is a great beginning piano set. The bundle includes the power supply, a piano course, and stickers. Stick the stickers to your keyboard to know what notes to play. It really helps with learning to play.
DropMix Music Gaming System
Harmonix is best known for its Rockband music video games. Now the company has teamed up with Hasbro to make something a little different. This gaming system integrates with the iPad. In this fast paced music making card game, you can create a custom mix using popular songs. By putting cards on the cards slots, you can dynamically mix in the vocals, bass, drum loops, tempos, and beats from different songs. The technology is amazing.
Skullcandy Uproar Bluetooth Headphones
If he wants great audio quality on a budget – these Skullcandy Uproar Bluetooth Headphones are a great choice. The headphones are lightweight, comfortable, and come in a variety of colors. These headphones deliver about 10 hours of continuous music.
Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones
While the Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones are the headphones that most 11 year old boys have on their Christmas wishlists, they are a tad pricey. Heavy on the bass, they deliver great audio quality. Not only are they wireless, they provide great battery life up to 40 hours.
Anker SoundCore mini Bluetooth Speaker
Looking for an inexpensive bluetooth speaker? Look no further than the Anker SoundCore mini. It offers good bass and awesome sound and about 15 hours of run time.
JBL Clip 2 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
So your 11 year old boy loves carrying his music with him? The JBL Clip 2 is the perfect gift so he can travel with his music while listening to great sound quality. Simply clip it to your belt and you’re good to go. The unit provides about 8 hours of run time.
JBL Flip 4
The JBL Flip 4 is a fantastic portable Bluetooth speaker. In fact, it is also features a waterproof design so you can listen to your tunes in the pool. The speaker runs for about 12 hours on a charge.
JBL Charge 3
The JBL Charge 3 is one of the best wireless speakers in its class. It’s sounds great on the sound signature settings and you can tweak settings with Spotify. The bass is where its at and it gets reasonably loud without much distortion. Plus, don’t forget it’s waterproof.
UE BOOM 2 Bluetooth Speaker
Let’s get this party started! If you’re looking for an amazing sounding wireless speaker with great bass without breaking the bank – look no further than the UE BOOM 2. The speaker produces amazing immersive 360-degree sound. The UE BOOM 2 delivers great range up to 100 feet and 15 hours of battery life.
Art & Crafts for 11 Year Old Boys
Crazy Aaron’s Mixed By Me Thinking Putty
This year putty has seen a huge resurgence. Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty is extremely popular, but this set lets you mix your own putty. Inside the box, there are 5 clear tins of putty. You can mix in concentrated colored putty and even special effects putty to create your own fusion of putty. It’s fun to try out all different combinations.
Elmer’s Liquid School Glue
What kid doesn’t love playing with slime? Elmer’s glue is perfect for concocting a batch of slime. Make different colors and it’s super stretchy. Sure to provide him with endless fun and enjoyment.
Tulip One Step 18-Color Tie-Dye Kit
This tie-dye kit is perfect for parties. It includes 18 dyes for incredible tie-dye fun. This is America’s favorite tie-dye! There’s enough in the package for about six people. Let’s see what fun designs you can create!
Sharpie Color Burst Permanent Markers
Who doesn’t love writing with Sharpies? They can write on just about any surface. If he is a big fan of Sharpies, this huge 24 set is going to blow his mind. He is going to love using them for all of his craft projects. You get so many vibrant colors in this set.
Darice 80-Piece Deluxe Art Set
This Darice 80-piece Deluxe Art set makes a great gift idea for the artist in your family. It’s a complete art set with everything from pastels to color pencils and more. If he’s into art, this should be a no-brainer.
The Drawing Lesson: A Graphic Novel That Teaches You How to DrawAges 10-13
Does your 11 year old boy want to learn to draw? The Drawing Lesson is an innovative graphic novel that actually teaches boys to draw in a very creative way. He’ll love learning to draw from this awesome book!
Harry Potter Coloring BookAges 8+
Bring Harry Potter’s world to life with your favorite art tools. This nearly 100 page Harrry Potter themed coloring book features fantastic illustrations that allow fans to relive their favorite scenes from the movies.
Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils
Love coloring? These Prismacolor Premium Color Pencils make the perfect gift for artists. It allows them to shade and lay down even coloring. The pencils are high quality and don’t break as easily as cheaper quality color pencils. This set contains two dozen colors.
Mr. Sketch Scented Watercolor Markers
Who doesn’t love makrers that smell? You simply can’t resist their sensational smells. This eight pack of Mr. Sketch Scented Markers is also washable. Fourteen markers are included in this set with chisel tips.
How to Draw PokemonAges 7-10
Everyone’s obsessed with Pokemon nowadays. If your 11 year old is also into Pokemon and art, he want to learn how to draw his favorite characters. This book will guide him through the process and he’ll be amazed at the results.
Perler Beads 22,000 Count Bead Jar Multi-Mix ColorsAges 5-7
This 22,000 piece jar of Perler Beads is the perfect arts and crafts activity to keep your son occupied for hours on end. It really inspires a world of creativity with all the colors and the endless possibilities as far as what you can create. Start designing now!
KLUTZ LEGO Make Your Own Movie Kit
Wouldn’t be cool if you could bring your Lego creations to life? You will learn how to be the director of your own Lego Movie with this fun craft kit from Klutz. This fun book not only comes with instructions on how to set everything up, but also includes minifigures, props, and scenery to get started right away.
Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft KitAges 7-15
Does your 11 year old boy love Legos? Now he can teach them amazing new tricks with this fantastic Chain Reactions kit from the creative minds at Klutz. The kit allows boys to build 10 contraptions. The best part? The possibilities don’t end there.
The Crazy Action Contraptions kit is a creative set that allows boys to craft sixteen action oriented projects that are built out of Legos. The bricks, gears, and axels are included. The instructions are easy to follow.
Klutz Star Wars Folded FlyersAges 8-15
What 11 year old boy woundn’t love to create his own paper airplanes? This popular book allows him to craft 30 paper planes inspired by the Star Wars universe. He’s sure to have a blast in far away galaxy.
Klutz Paper Flying Dragons Craft KitAges 8-15
Does he love dragons? He can learn fun facts about a variety of dragons and have fun creating twelve different dragons with this awesome craft kit.
Spirograph Deluxe Design SetAges 3+
Spirograph is the original design set that has inspired millions of designers through the years. With the included design wheels, he can create so many different amazing designs. The best part? The creativity never ends!
Lulu Jr. My Comic BookAges 8-16
How would he like to create his own comics? This kit allows him to craft his own comic book to be published by the company. The comic book will be in color up to 18 pages in length. The best part? You’ll be featured as the author. Isn’t that a dream come true?!
Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book
Who wouldn’t want to learn how to carve a raw piece of wood into a piece of art? If he’s got a new Swiss Army knife, this book is a great complementary gift. Written by Chris Lubkemann, the world famous whittler, this book has 43 inspirational projects that are perfect for beginners. The only requirement? A good Swiss army knife.
Best Board Games for 11 Year Old Boys
Board games are good gifts for 11 year old boys. Although he wants to be independent, it’s important to set aside time for the family to be together. A good board game is the perfect recipe for spending quality time together.
Exploding KittensAges 7+
11 year old boys will love Exploding Kittens. Who wouldn’t? It’s got exploding kittens. The game hit the gaming scene a few years ago and started as a Kickstarter project. It’s super fun party card game that everyone can enjoy. Get a defusing card to prevent your kitty from exploding.
Ticket To RideAges 8-12
Ticket To Ride is a popular strategy board game. In Ticket to Ride, players try to connect up cities with their colored trains. Players claim routes by playing cards that are the same color as the route. The object is to see who can travel to the most cities in a matter of seven days. Think you have what it takes to win? Let the journey begin!
Hasbro Pie Face GameAges 5+
Game lovers can’t get enough of this zany and wacky game called Pie Face. It’s like something you might see on a game show. Add some whipped cream to the hand to add some fun to the game. Players place their head through the included mask. After spinning a number, they rotate the handle. It’s like a ticking time bomb that could go splat any moment. Everyone waits in anticipation to see who gets the splat!
Watch Ya’ Mouth Family EditionAges 8+
Watch Ya’ Mouth became an overnight sensation last year. Using a mouthguard in your mouth, other players have to guess what you’re attempting to say. Be ready for a ton of drool and laughter! Super fun and hilarious.
Melissa & Doug SuspendAges 8-15
Everyone will be in suspense with Melissa & Doug’s Suspend. The game has you placing rods on the structure. The structure could tip over and knock it all down so you have to be very careful. If you are the one who knocks it down, you lose the game. Simple but super fun.
Uno Emoji Card GameAges 7-15
Everybody loves the simple game of Uno. In Uno, everybody gets 7 cards. A card from the deck is turned over and you can either play a card that matches its color or number. If you don’t have a match, you have to pick up cards from the deck. The special cards add a little more variety. Uno Emoji takes the core gameplay of Uno and gives it a fun twist in the form of Uno Emoji. If you’re looking for a great game for family game night – look no further, this game is almost certain to deliver a great time.
Sushi Go!Ages 8-15
Sushi Go! Is the game of pick or pass. As the dishes pass, you have to create the best combos to create the ultimate sushi dish. It’s a delicious surprise that will keep you coming back for seconds.
Hasbro Scrabble Crossword GameAges 8+
Millions have enjoyed the game of Scrabble. The game contains word tiles that you use to form words. But it’s not any word. You have to try to maximize your points while taking into account what is already on the board. Great fun for the whole family.
Simon Optix GameAges 8-15
The game of Simon has been around for awhile. It’s a game where you match colored patterns and sounds. Simon Air brings new wearable technology to the table. It’s essentially a version of Simon that you put on your head. The visor lights up different colors. Simply by placing your hands over the lights it can detect whether you are over the correct beam of light. It’s can even sync up to another unit for multiplayer action.
Bop It! GameAges 8-15
Bop It is sort of a Simon Says game where you have to test your reflexes. The toy tells you different commands like twist it, pull it, comb it, or bop it and you have to react before times runs out. The commands start out slow but when they speed up, you have to have lightning quick reflexes like a superhero. It’s fast-paced and fun. Do you have what it takes to be the Bop It! Champ?
Not Parent ApprovedAges 8+
Not Parent Approved is approved to be the best family fun! If you’ve heard of games like Cards Against Humanity – this is similar but more suitable for tweens. The object is to fill in the blanks and wait ’til you hear some of the wackiest and most hilarious answers! That’s when this game shines the most.
Apples to Apples 15th Appleversary EditionAges 12-15
Celebrate the 15th anniversary of Apples to Apples with this special anniversary edition. The game features exclusive scoring tokens and all-new content. The game has players trying to choose a card that closely matches the judge’s card. Wait ’til you get a load of some of the wacky answers. Let the fun, laughter, and excitement begin!
Telestrations 6 PlayerAges 6+
Telestrations is essentially the game of telephone with illustrations. It’s great fun with up to six players. The best part? Your 11 year old boy doesn’t need to be a Picasso to play. It’s pure laugh out loud entertainment.
Grandpa Beck’s Cover Your Assets Card GameAges 8+
Cover Your Assets is an addictive game that is very easy to learn and play. It’s a great fast-paced game that may get a bit rowdy with you stealing assets and covering yours. It’s great family fun. Who will be the first millionaire?
Googly Eyes GameAges 7-15
Put on these vision impairing goggles and start drawing. Your team has to figure out what it is you’re drawing. Sounds easy, right? Wrong. When you see people draw with the Googly Eyes on, you’ll understand.
5 Second RuleAges 10+
As featured on Ellen, 5 Second Rule is a game that sounds easy on the surface, but it’s trickier than you think. In the game, you have five seconds to come up with the answer to a very simple question. When you hear people blurt out answers, you can’t help but laugh.
King of Tokyo: New Edition Board Game Ages 8-15
Does he love Godzilla? Then he will love King of Tokyo. It features monsters, robots, and aliens. Who wouldn’t want to destroy a city as a large monster? It’s an easy game to place. Player roll dice that allow the beasts to destroy things. This game is a fantasy come true.
Ravensburger LabyrinthAges 8-15
Labyrinth is a maze game where the object is to race through the maze and capture the treasure. It’s easier said than done. The twist? Each piece of the maze is on a small card. On every turn, players shift all the tiles to get to their treasures, which changes the maze.
NFL Game Day Board GameAges 9-15
What do you get if you mix the fun of the NFL with a board game? You get NFL Game Day! The game is designed to simulate an NFL game with different offense and defense cards. One player plays anoffense card and one player plays a defense card. Depending on the type of cards drawn, it will change how the play takes place. It’s sort of like being a coach.
The Game of Things Board GameAges 14+
The Game of Things is a hilarious game that is guaranteed to get everybody laughing. A question is asked and everybody answers it. One person has to guess who said what. Parents should know that there are just a few borderline cards that may be inappropriate. However, these cards are easy to remove to make it more family friendly.
Codenames is an award winning puzzle game with a spy theme. While on the surface it’s got assassins, innocent bystanders, and espionage, this is a word association game that is played in teams. All of the words are laid out in a grid on the table. One player is the spy master and has to give one word clues to their team to make them guess the correct words from the grid. You have to be really creative so you single out on certain cards.
Even if nothing can stop an 11 year old boy, eleven year old boys will finally meet their match with these challenging puzzles.
Gravity MazeAges 8+
How well do you understand gravity? Gravity Maze is a logic game where you use your spatial reasoning skills and your understanding of gravity to solve different puzzles. The idea is to set up towers to build a path for the marble to fall down to the target. With sixty challenges, this fun logic game will keep him busy and stretch his brain muscles.
ThinkFun Rush HourAges 8+
He may not be old enough to drive yet, but he can learn how to weave out of traffic jams before he gets behind the wheel. In this traffic jam logic game, you’ll have to move other vehicles out of the way to make it through the maze to the exit. Are you ready for the challenge?
D-FantiX Speed Stickerless Magic CubeAges 3+
While it is ancient, the Rubik’s Cube puzzle is popular because it is simple to understand but complex to solve. With 3 rotating layers, there almost unlimited combinations. It’s a lot of fun to try to solve it. If he can solve it, it just proves what we all along: he is a genius. This one is a speed cube so he can go for the world record.
Mattel Blokus GameAges 5-15
Blokus is a fantastic game requiring strategy and brain-power. It comes with colored pieces that look like they came straight out of Tetris. Each player chooses one color and starts at one of the corners on the game board. You have to place as many of your pieces so that they touch corner-to-corner on the game board. The only problem? Other players may block you. While it is simple to play, it requires a lot of strategy and can be unpredictable since it never plays out the same way.
Perplexus Star Wars Death StarAges 8+
Perplexus is a huge transparent sphere with a winding maze inside that you must navigate a ball through. This version of Perplexus is designed as the Death Star from Star Wars. Your goal is to get the marble in to the center of the Death Star by “flying” it through the maze. Only a few may make it to the core. Will you be one of them?
Best Books for 11 Year Old Boys
While you can’t force him to like books, he will love getting his favorite book series or even books filled with fun information as a gift.
LuminoLite Rechargeable LED Book Light
If he loves reading this booklight is the perfect gift. It produces great light so you can enjoy reading your favorite books in the dark. It’s compact and functional. The best part? It features a recharging battery.
The Freddy Files (Five Nights At Freddy’s)
Five Nights at Freddy’s is a point and click horror game that has just about everybody addicted. We couldn’t believe that when “The Freddy Files” were announced. It’s the official guidebook to the games. Anybody who loves the video games probably has this book high up on their wish list. Will the hidden mysteries be revealed?
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12: The GetawayAges 8-12
Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Getaway is the newest book in this popular series by Jeff Kinney. For the holidays the Heffleys want to go on vacation to get away from it all. But in typical Wipmy Kid fashion things don’t go as planned.
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)Ages 11-15
If you’ve got a Potter head, this is a must-read series. The Harry Potter Box set includes all seven books in the critically-acclaimed series by J.K. Rowling. The books are well-written and full of character and charm. Fans shouldn’t miss out on this awesome collection!
The Encyclopedia of ImmaturityAges 8+
For some kids they never grow up. The Encylopedia of Immaturity is the perfect book for them. Your 11 year old boy will learn practical life skills for fun stuff, top secrets, the best Knock-Knock jokes and more. This book proves without a doubt that age is just a number. Just because you’re aging doesn’t mean you have to grow up.
Pokémon Deluxe Essential Handbook: The Need-to-Know Stats and Facts on Over 700 PokémonAges 7-10
Pokemon fans will simply go nuts if you hand them this ‘bible’ as a gift. It’s loaded with practically anything and everything Pokemon related. If it’s something he should know about – it ought to be in the book. Truly a must-have for any die-hard Pokemon fan.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed SetAges 10-14
Does he love Percy Jackson? Written by the acclaimed author, Rick Riordian, this 5-book boxed collection would make the perfect gift for fans of the series. It contains all the books in the Percy Jackson & The Olympians series. If he loves Harry Potter, he won’t be able to put them down even to play video games.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: The Illustrated EditionAges 8+
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone features J.K. Rowling’s best-selling books in illustrated format. The new books bring the story to life with stunning illustrated details. In fact, the book features more than one hundred illustrations. A fantastic gift for Potter heads.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find ThemAges 8+
For fans of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a fantastic read. Starring Newt Scamander, It’s actually a prequel to the Harry Potter books. It starts innocently enough but when the fantastic beasts are unleashed, there’s no telling what chaos will ensue. It’s an epic adventure that he’ll want to read to the very end.
Dog ManAges 7-18
The cool thing about Dog Man is that regardless of your age you’re sure to love it. Meet Dog Man – he’s part dog and part man. It’s packed with silly toilet humor and grotesque fart jokes that’s perfect for your 11 year old boy.
The Trials of Apollo : Book TwoAges 10-14
From acclaimed author Rick Riordan, The Trials of Apollo Book Two: The Dark Prophecy presents a wonderful and richly captivating story. Apollo is very different from other Rick Riordan characters as he is not exactly what you would call a hero. If he loves action and mythology, he won’t be able to stop reading.
Magnus Chase: The Ship of the DeadAges 10-13
Rick Riordan is known for his books on Greek and Roman mythology. His Magnus Chase series tackles Vikings’ mythology. It stars Magnus, who thinks he just is a normal kid. Soon it is revealed he is the son of a Norse God and that war is coming. The third book in Magnus Chase is coming and it will close of the series.
National Geographic Kids Why?Ages 8-12
Written by Crispin Boyer, this national Geographic book is a lot of fun to read. Not only is it fun, but your 11 year old will be stuffed with loads of fun facts that he can share with his friends like WHY pyramids were popular in the ancient world. There are over 1000 facts inside, containing answers to almost every question he has in the world and then some.
The Dangerous Book for BoysAges 8-12
At some point in your boy’s life he should read The Dangerous Book for Boys. The title is a little misleading to catch your attention. He’ll learn a ton of practical skills that he can use in his daily life. You never know when these skill may come in handy. For instance, he’ll learn about the mysteries of girls, slingshots, making a go-kart, and much more!
Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Book 1Ages 6-12
Minecraft fans absolutely have fallen in love with Diary of a Minecraft Zombie. How would it feel to be a Minecraft Zombie? Fans will find out the answer to that in this very engaging, hilarious and entertaining book. A must-ready for any Minecraft fan.
Minecraft: The Complete Handbook CollectionAges 9-12
If he loves playing Minecraft, this Essentials book collection is the ultimate reference tool. The best part? He will actually read them even if he normally hates reading. It comes with all four reference books that are nicely contained in a sleeve. It’s really helpful if he is just starting to get into Minecraft, but there are even cool tips and tidbits for expert players.