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Are you feeling stuck trying to figure out what to get a young man for Christmas? Finding Christmas presents for 17-year-old boys can be tough, but these gift ideas will help you along.

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Christmas Presents for 17-year-old Boys (That Are Actually Cool)

The thing to remember when shopping for a 17-year-old is that he might be almost an adult, but that doesn’t mean he’s completely grown up and doesn’t want to have fun too. Don’t just get him things he needs!

The Awkward Storyteller, Party Card Games for Adults Teens & Kids That Involves Everyone in Fun, Laughter, and Creative Story-Telling, for 4-11 Players, Ages 16+

“Adult” Board Games

You might not want your 17-year-old boy playing Cards Against Humanity but there’s plenty of “mature” games that are more suitable that he can play with his friends. (Or family!)

LEGO Ideas The Globe 21332 Building Set for Adults (2585 Pieces)

Collectible Lego Sets

If you’re looking for “fun” Christmas presents for 17-year-old boys Lego has you covered. They have all kinds of sets designed for older teens and adults to choose from.

DIY Gift Kits Standard Hot Sauce Making Kit with 3 Recipes, All-Inclusive Set with Ghost Peppers for Making The Hottest Hot Sauce Kit for Adults! For Birthdays & Father's Day

Hot Sauce Kit

Who says 17 is too old for “craft” kits? It has everything they need to make gourmet hot sauce including a Scoville chart.

T-rex hates push ups funny t-shirt

Cool or Funny T-Shirts

This is pretty broad and you’ll have to tailor it to your teen’s personality. You can get funny t-shirts (like this one) or ones that reference a favourite video game, show, movie, sports team, etc.

Spikeball Pro Kit - Outdoor Family Game Set - Includes Balls, Pro Net, Backpack, Tournament Registration and Portable Pump

Spikeball Game

For a sporty 17-year-old, this is a fun game to gift. If you don’t know, spikeball is a new sport that’s gaining traction – it’s basically a combination of volleyball and four square.

97 Things to Do Before You Finish High School

97 Things to do Before You Finish High School

Time’s ticking away for a 17-year-old boy! This book is full of stuff you don’t learn in school like how to plan a road trip.

Puzzle Box Enigma Secret Discovery - Money and Gift Card holder in a Wooden Magic Trick lock with hidden Compartment Piggy Bank Brain Teaser Game

Puzzle Money Box

The absolute best way to gift money to a 17-year-old boy for Christmas! If he wants it he’ll have to solve the puzzle first.

Everlast P00001266 Powercore Free Standing Indoor Rounded Heavy Duty Fitness Training Punching Bag

Punching Bag

Great for the exercise enthusiast and perfect for getting out all that pent up teen rage.

Official Creality Ender 3 3D Printer Fully Open Source with Resume Printing Function DIY 3D Printers Printing Size 8.66x8.66x9.84 inch

3D Printer

These are getting more and more popular and unlock a world of creativity. Since 3D printers are hard to use they make great gifts for older teens, which might include a 17 year old boy on your life. Don’t forget to add some of the printing plastic too!

BRIGADA Men's Watches Classic Rose Gold Business Casual Wrist Watch for Men Quartz Waterproof

A Nice Watch

If he doesn’t already have one, 17 is a perfect time to get a nice watch. He needs something he can wear on dates or out to special occasions.

YAJOOEY Unisex Hoodie 3D Galaxy Print Hooded Christmas Sweatshirt Pullover Small

Cool Christmas Hoodie

Well it is Christmas, after all! Help him get into the Christmas spirit.

VOLADOR Freeride Longboard Cruiser | Maple Wood Deck| Drop Through Longboard Complete (Tunnel)

Long Board

Kind of like a skateboard, a longboard is great for getting around quickly and in style. Great if he doesn’t drive or have access to a vehicle all the time.

Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki

Norse Myths Book

Talk about a cool subject to learn about. Even if he’s never been interested before, Norse myths are super cool and 17-year-old boys will also enjoy the steller art found in this book.

GiftsForYouNow White Ceramic Personalized Ice Cream Bowl with Handle, 32 Ounce Capacity, Microwave and Dishwasher Safe, Ice Cream Bowls for Kids, Dad, Custom Name, Sundae Bowl

Personalized Ice Cream Bowl

To make this a really fun gift idea have some ice cream in the freezer so he can use it right away.

Wise Owl Outfitters Hammock for Camping Double Hammocks Gear for The Outdoors Backpacking Survival or Travel - Portable Lightweight Parachute Nylon DO Navy & Lt Blue


Great for camping, the beach, or just to string up in the yard. Hammocks are a great way to relax and unwind from the stress of being a teenager.

Tippmann TMC MAGFED Paintball Marker - Black/Tan

Paintball Gun

Most teen boys delight in being able to shoot their friends. Pick him up a paintball gun for Christmas so he can get in on this exciting game.

Grow the F*ck Up: What your parents should have taught you and school never did...

Grow Up Book

This slightly offensively titled book is perfect for older teens and young adults to figure out just what it takes to be an adult. It’s full of life lessons like how to write a resume or use a credit card.

Personalized Controller Stand

Personalized Controller Stand

This stand can hold controllers, headphones, extra batteries, or anything else he might want to keep organized and easy to find. Plus it’s personalized!

Santorini, Strategy Family Board Game 2-4 Players Classic Fun Building Greek Mythology Card Game, for Kids & Adults Ages 8 and up

Complex Board Games

European style board games are perfect for older teens because it’s something they can do with friends that still requires a lot of mature thinking. They’re also great to play as a family.

Uncanny Brands Star Wars Waffle Maker Millenium Falcon Waffle Maker, Makes 7' Waffles Officially Licensed Disney Waffle Maker Star Wars Waffle Iron

Star Wars Waffle Maker

I mean who doesn’t want Millennium Falcon shaped waffles? You can get waffle makers in all kinds of fun shapes. The best part is he can take it when he moves out, whenever that will be.

Rampage Xt 1/5 Scale Gas Truck (Blue)

Gas Powered RC Car

He’s not a little kid anymore so don’t get him a kid’s RC car. They make high powered gas RC cards which he will have a tonne of fun driving around.

Lightning Reaction Reloaded - Shocking Game

Shocking Game

This game is fun and crazy when you are 17! Each player will need to grab a handle and find out who gets shocked! 

Question mark guy meme mug

Meme Mug

There are so many hilarious meme mugs out there so you can really get creative with this gift idea! We also have more meme gift ideas here if you want to go down that route for your teen.

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3d Mechanical Puzzle

This 3D puzzle is a great way to work his brain while experiencing something really cool too. He will love this gift! 

Franklin Sports Electronic Dart Board Set - Soft Tip Electric Dartboard with Digital Scoreboard + Cabinet - Adults + Family Set - (6) Darts Included - FS3000, Black

Dart Board Set

Assuming he’s responsible enough this is a teenage guy staple that helps pass the time screen-free. It even has electronic scorekeeping!

So what kind of Christmas presents for 17-year-old boys will you buy? There’s plenty out there, so don’t just give cash or a gift card this year!

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