In today’s modern world, 17-year-old boys have a lot to prepare about— senior year, graduation, college applications, final summer at home, and many other things. But teens are still teenagers and want cool things and incredible experiences before they move on with their lives.
You might need clarification on what presents he will find most meaningful. Whether your teen is headed off to high school or preparing for graduation from middle school, we’ve compiled a hand-picked list of the 35 best gift suggestions for guys aged 17. These unique presents will delight him, making him feel even more prepared to take on the world.
Gifts Under $50
1. For the Late Riser
LED Digital Alarm Clock
Give your 17-year-old lad this hip digital alarm clock so he can stop sleeping in. It has an LED display with a choice of seven different colors. It will help him prepare for school with features like snooze, adjustable brightness, USB ports, and more.
2. If They’re a Gamer
Novelty Gamer Set
If you have a 17-year-old gamer boy, get this fun accessory to celebrate his quirkiness and passion for the game. The package includes a pair of slipper socks and a winter beanie hat that bears the hilarious gamer’s motto “I’m Gaming / Do Not Disturb.”
3. If They Can’t Even Boil Water
College Cookbook for Guys
Most 17-year-old boys are heading out to college. This College Cookbook for Guys is handy, especially if they’re just beginning to cook for themselves. This cookbook will teach them cooking essentials, budgeting basics, kitchen setup, and many simple recipes they can follow.
4. If They’re Struggling with Peer Pressure
DBT Skills Workbook for Teens
Adolescence is a critical time for acquiring and sustaining important social and emotional habits for mental health. If your 17-year-old boy is struggling with his journey to adulthood, the DBT skills in this book will make it smoother for him to deal with any challenges.
5. If They Need an Elegant Money Keeper
Timberland Leather Trifold Wallet
Complete the look and match the sophisticated style of your 17-year-old boy with this Timberland Leather Trifold wallet. It is 100% genuine leather, has a slim design, and features six credit card pockets, 2 slip pockets, 2 cash pockets, and an ID window.
6. If They’re Always On-The-Go
Bluetooth Beanie Hat
Today’s teens value fashion and function so let your 17-year-old boy enjoy Hi-Fi music anytime with Bluetooth Beanie Hat. It’s an excellent, unique tech gift ensuring clear sound and stable Bluetooth connectivity. It can keep its head warm with its elastic knitted and fleece-lined material.
7. For the Trendsetter
Waterproof Paper Watch
Anyone who enjoys fashion will appreciate this creative and innovative paper watch. This watch is made of a strong Hi-Tech paper strap, so it’s waterproof and durable. It has a 12-hour digital clock display and an intricate colored square pattern, making it appealing.
8. If They Need to Refresh from Exams
F In Exams Book
This witty book will lighten up and bring a smile to your 17-year-old boy who’s stressing out about his failed exams. It contains funny responses from students taking exams in different subjects making every read a quick dose of laughter.
9. If He’s The Life of The Party
XLeader Bluetooth Speaker
Enhance their modern lifestyle with this XLeader Pocket Bluetooth Speaker. It has an exquisite design and beautiful crystal sound. They can bring this anywhere since it is portable, waterproof, has quick auto-pairing, long playtime, and fast recharge.
10. For the Lebron James Wannabe
Shoot Your Shot Guidebook
Inspire your 17-year-old Lebron James Wannabe to reach for their NBA dream with this Shoot Your Shot Guidebook. This book outlines the essential life lessons from the world’s best basketball players that everyone can apply the reach their dreams.
11. You Can’t Go Wrong With This Pullover
MACHLAB’s Fleece Jacket
Boys aged 17 need this one-stop hoodie jacket to keep them active throughout the winter. When he spends a lot of time playing sports outside, this incredibly cozy yet lightweight hooded jacket with fur fleece will give an extra layer of protection.
12. If They’re Shy
Social Skills For Teens Book
Any 17-year-old guy transitioning from adolescence to adulthood will be better at dealing with life after reading this practical book on teen social skills. The book includes tips for developing deep connections, knowing oneself, and having confidence in facing difficulties and problems.
13. For the Sporty
PRO-SPIN Portable Ping Pong Set
With this super-fun portable ping pong set, any 17-year-old male can enjoy some ping pong fun. Two paddles, a tabletop net, and three balls are included in the package for as much ping-pong fun as he can muster.
14. For the Inner Artist
Watercolor Brush Pens Set
Support the artistic endeavors of your favorite 17-year-old kid with this non-mess watercolor brush pen set. The collection of 48 refillable pens will enable him to easily enjoy being creative in the most stylish way by bringing his imaginative ideas to reality.
15. If They Need to Spice Up Their Dorms
LED Strip Lights
With this pair of fantastic LED strip lights, your 17-year-old boy can let his imagination run wild in his bedroom and amp up the decor. The lights have a wide range of hue and brightness options, so his space will match his aesthetic regardless of his feelings.
16. If They’re a Fan of Escape Room
Escape Room In A Box Game
Any 17-year-old male will remain engaged and intrigued throughout this creative board game interpretation. The game’s goal is to go past various physical and mental difficulties before a crazy scientist character transforms the players into werewolves.
17. For the Math Wizard
17th Birthday Square Root T-Shirt
Give your 17-year-old math wizard a hilarious T-shirt that is brilliantly created to get their attention and make them giggle. Without being overt, let people know that he is 17 years old. This is the ideal present for any occasion because it is lightweight and comfy.
18. For the Gym Buff
Under Armour Duffle Bag
The Under Armour Duffle bag is a great choice, particularly for teenagers who enjoy going to the gym or playing sports. A perfect gift for brother in law too, this highly durable bag offers a nice place to carry the most essential things for his travel or gym sessions.
19. For the Astronomy Enthusiasts
3D Solar System Crystal Ball
This crystal ball that exhibits the planets in distinctive laser 3D carving is an excellent gift to interest your 17-year-old in the solar system and astronomy. The crystal ball is made of high-quality materials and comes in various LED light-up orbital settings.
20. If They’re A Germaphobe
UV Phone Sanitizer and Charger Box
With various communicable diseases everywhere, your 17-year-old boy must safeguard himself against hazardous microorganisms. This UV Phone Sanitizer and charge box will be able to sterilize his smartphone effectively. Also, it has a wireless quick charging function, making it convenient to use.
Gifts Over $50
1. For the Puzzle Enthusiast
GoCube Electronic Bluetooth Cube
This contemporary take on the classic puzzle cube will quickly become any teen’s newest obsession. Most adult men will surely enjoy this and consider it their new toy. They can use an app to link the cube and play games against other cubers to solve the puzzle.
2. If They Can’t Study Without Music
Bluetooth Suitcase Turntable
A wireless turntable in the shape of a suitcase would add some retro flair to the life of a 17-year-old lad with everything. He will enjoy listening to his own portable record player, whether he plays old records or streams his favorite music while reviewing for exams.
3. For the Beginner Skater
SKITCH Skateboard Set
This skateboard gift package is appealing to the sporty side of 17-year-old guys. The package contains a little cruiser skateboard and a backpack or tote bag he may use to carry his cherished board when riding isn’t an option.
4. For the Adventurer
Earth Pak Waterproof Backpack
When he goes on outdoor adventures, a 17-year-old guy needs a backpack that is incredibly durable and waterproof. Whether he is hiking, fishing, or camping, the bag’s tool-top closure will keep everything dry. Also, the backpack has a waterproof phone holder so he can always keep in touch.
5. If They Dream of Being a Vlogger
The 17-year-old lad you know will be amazed by this HD wide-angle camera drone. He can fly this drone straight into the air while taking clear pictures. He may utilize gravity and voice control to further enhance the fun activities.
6. For the Energetic and Outgoing
Teens who spend their free time outside doing other physical activities will appreciate having a sturdy, vacuum-insulated bottle to keep the liquid inside at the proper temperature. This premium water bottle features a wide mouth for ease of use and is manufactured of high-grade steel.
7. For the Heavy Sleeper Yankee Fan
Baseball Stadium Blueprint Pillow
This soft pillow is a conversation starter for baseball fans who see the world through team colors and honor their steadfast commitment. An exquisitely detailed artwork highlights the remarkable history and architecture of a stadium.
8. If They’re a Frustrated Baseball Player
If your 17-year-old boy aspires to play baseball in the major league, then they can win in the convenience of their own house with this Baseball Game. It’s portable, easy to set up, and lightweight, so they play it anytime, anywhere, with friends.
9. For the Cyclist
Sterling Silver Bike Necklace
If you have a 17-year-old boy whose a cyclist, this high-quality 925 Sterling Silver Bike Necklace will surely melt his heart. You can engrave his name on the pendant for a more personalized touch.
10. If They Have a Gaming Room
Custom Neon Sign
Thinking of a perfect addition to the gaming room of your 17-year-old lad? What about a customized neon sign? It’s stylish, colorful, durable, and bright, and he will be inspired every time he plays after long study hours.
11. For the Stylish
Engraved Custom Necklace
Graduation is a significant milestone for every 17-year-old. This Engraved Custom Necklace will pay for all their hard work in school. This is handmade of high-quality sterling silver, minimalist that you can request their favorite number, letter, or even name engraved on the pendant.
12. Not Your Typical Basketball Hoodie
Men’s Basketball Hoodie
They’ll love wearing this comfy basketball hoodie, whether at basketball practice, playing for the actual game, or watching on the sidelines. It is specially handmade with 20% Cotton and 75% Polyester blend material, making it light enough for summer and cozy sufficiently in winter.
13. If They’re a Musician
Electric Guitar Wall Clock
The electric guitar wall clock will encourage 17-year-old musicians and electric guitar players to pursue their passion. It is an excellent addition to the wall decor of their room and is made of strong wooden MDF with an aluminum clock hand, so it runs smoothly and quietly.
14. If They Dream To Be A Spiderman
Dream Catcher Spiderman
Let your 17-year-old boy hang this unique dream catcher in their room to catch nightmares while they sleep. It’s embroidered, distinctive and modern with its Spiderman design, so if they aspire to be Spiderman, they can be him even only in their dreams.
15. For the Mini Car Fans
Classic Mini Car Print Throw Blanket
If they’re Mini Car fans who love curling up on the couch on chilly evenings, this throw blanket with an all-over mini car pattern is their ideal partner. This hypoallergenic blanket has a silky soft texture made from 100% polyester and can be reversed with a white side.