With Christmas just less than two weeks away, chances are you’re making good progress in tackling your shopping list. Yet the ever-evolving toys, games, gadgets and fashions can make buying for boys a bit of a nightmare. To help you out we’ve handpicked a selection of suggested gifts for boys. Don’t worry, we’ll help you beat the clock.


Doing a jigsaw or playing a game is a great way to have fun whilst spending quality time with your little ones over the Christmas period. Not to mention, they’re great educational aids in the early stages of learning.

Junior Scrabble Giant Floor Puzzle, £9.00 at Hamleys


Creative Construction

It’s been around for years but it definitely hasn’t gotten old. In fact, it seems to be getting even more exciting. The Hobbit, The Simpsons, Minecraft, Avengers – Lego has a construction set dedicated to it! You’ll be amazed at what you... I mean they, can make.

Lego Avengers: Attack on Avengers Tower, £59.99 at ToysRUs


Magical Masterpieces

Colouring books for older children and adults have been a big hit this year. If it’s a token gift you’re looking for, this could be just the thing. There are a huge range of varieties to choose from, including scenes from our favourite books and films. Let them unleash their arty side and create some masterpieces for your walls.

Harry Potter Colouring Book, £9.99 at Waterstones


Jump Around

Trampolining is a great way to get your little busy bees active and out in the garden. The secure enclosure will protect even the highest of bounces for a fuss-free playtime - we guarantee you’ll want a go too - exercise has never been so fun.

Sportspower 12ft Trampoline and Enclosure, Now £139.99, Was £299.99 at Argos


Cool Kicks

As your boys grow, so does their sense of fashion, styles and brands. They’ll love you for treating them to a pair of cool new pumps. Skater-style kicks are such a versatile wardrobe addition- pair with jeans for the everyday look or use them to dress down a smart-casual look.

 Vans Old Skool, Low-Top Trainers, from £22.90 at Amazon


Boys and Their Toys

If your budget is a little bigger then you can rarely go wrong with the latest console. They’ll love having something to keep them entertained when the wintery weather may be holding them back. Plus the multiplayer games can provide the perfect Christmas entertainment for all the family over the festive period.

 Sony PlayStation 4 Console, £279.95 at John Lewis


If you’re still unsure what to buy for your boys, or would rather let them select their own Christmas treat, then the One4all Gift Card can be spent at any of over 22,000 stores across the UK. You can’t go wrong with the gift of choice.

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