12 year old boy. He only loves his phone. What on earth can I get him?

(18 Posts)

Budget not the issue.
Just ideas. He doesn't really like anything!!
Help😁

UnicornPee Sun 18-Sep-16 21:16:18

I'm in same boat. For his recent birthday my sister bought him two large canvasses and a pack of mini spray paintS. He loved it, practiced some graffiti and it's now in his room.

Honeyandfizz Sun 18-Sep-16 21:18:09

Mine wants clothes & trainers oh and a new iPad!

DavidWainwrightsFeet Sun 18-Sep-16 21:18:28

Nerf gun.
Tickets for a gaming show.

Lovepancakes Sun 18-Sep-16 21:18:45

I would focus on something lovely you can do together - tickets to something very exciting or even an amazing trip somewhere?

OMG davidwainrightsfeet I love that song!
Thanks for the ideas
He enjoys cooking so was going to get him a teenagers cookery course
But stuff to open it is all a bit shit
Love the canvass and spray paint idea

Argh boys!!

Balletgirlmum Sun 18-Sep-16 22:06:58

Mine wants a Pokemon go plus.

DavidWainwrightsFeet Sun 18-Sep-16 22:11:27

I think you may be the only person who knows it's a song OP grin

spottymoo Sun 18-Sep-16 22:13:26

I have this problem as well I'm looking at the wireless beats earbuds but don't know if they'd be to big for him.
On his list so far I have a young drivers lesson, aftershave, Lacoste hoody,anti gravity phone case.
It gets harder each year.

Ooooooooh young drivers lessons will be thinking about it for next year.
Wireless earbuds! Didn't know they existed will look at them for me😬

Soon2bC Mon 19-Sep-16 09:58:20

Mine was like this last year so i bought him a phone projector (cardboard thing) you build yourself to put images onto the wall. i also got him a fish eye lens for his phone camera.

WeAllHaveWings Mon 19-Sep-16 12:42:39

I'm really struggling with mine too, it looks like we will be going for custom footie boots for >£200 shock, some Adidas/TNF clothing as there is nothing else he wants/needs. He'll get the usual football and football related stuff.

Its going to cost a fortune, but will be mostly branded clothes I refuse to buy the rest of the year for him. I've given up spending money on "fun" gadgets (did consider a drone) as he just doesn't play with them.

Might consider the young drivers lesson.

DoItTooJulia Mon 19-Sep-16 12:45:19

Does he like coding/robots because the Lego NXT robots are £££ but amazing!

DailyMailPenisPieces Mon 19-Sep-16 12:50:00

This is good - and cheap - can be used with some games they play on phones: www.amazon.co.uk/Google-Cardboard-45mm-Focal-Length/dp/B00TF9CBUO/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1474285760&sr=8-3&keywords=google+box

1122christy Tue 20-Sep-16 13:14:34

Modelling clay and tools?
Funniest videos on YouTube book.
Pokemon go guide book if he's into that.
Make him up a movie hamper? - popcorn, juice, American sweets, DVDs, cinema gift card.

Cheesecake53 Tue 20-Sep-16 15:09:43

The birthday of mine is coming up and I took lots of inspiration from here smile. I also get mine the new Rick Riordan book, the new Wimpy Kid book and the Sidmen book.

WankersHacksandThieves Tue 20-Sep-16 15:13:30

Virtual reality headset for his phone?

What is it he is doing on the phone - playing games or being social?

Mine have an Nvidia tablet which is good for gaming.

Guinness book of records/Ripleys book. Magazine subscription.

TV or smart box for TV

Heavenscent86 Thu 22-Sep-16 00:15:23

What is an anti gravity phone case?

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