28 Ideal Gifts for 16th Birthday male

Updated on August 23rd, 2020
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It can be really difficult to buy teenage boys gifts at any time and when you want something special it can be hard to decide what to get that they will really like. If they have a special birthday, like when they turn 16, it can be even more difficult to know what to do for them. Therefore, we have come up with a list of gift ideas which we hope will be helpful. We have selected a big range of items so we hope that there will be something that you will find useful and want to buy and can afford.


This is a short sleeved t-shirt which comes in black, navy, asphalt, slate and Kelly green. It says on the front ‘education is important but gamer is importanter’. It comes in a selection of fits for men, women and children and in sizes for ages 2-12 and adult’s sizes small – 3XL. It is made form a mix of cotton and polyester and is therefore soft and comfortable to wear and can be washed in a machine.

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This is a pair of black ankle socks which have white writing on the bottom. One sock says ‘do not disturb’ and the other sock says ‘I’m gaming’ and has a games console handset underneath. They are fun ankle socks which are one size and would be great for any 16 year old boy that loves to game, especially if he likes to put his feet up a lot when he does it.

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This is a fun personalised piece of word art. It says at the top ‘Happy Birthday [name] and then has a red and black piece of word art in the shape of a formula one racing car. Underneath is a calendar showing the relevant month with the birthdate circled and at the bottom there is a space for a personal message. You can choose form different size options as well as whether to buy a frame with it or not.

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This is a coaster which can be personalised. It has a wooden back which means that it protects the surface it is on form heat and cold and is non -slip. The top surface has a name of your choice then ‘Happy 16th Birthday’ with the date below. It is white with red and blue coloured writing so really stands out. Makes a lovely unique gift for a special birthday.

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This cushion cover says on it ‘Do not disturb gamer at work’ with a picture of a handset. The cover is black and the print is shiny silver like foil so it really shows up, especially when it catches the light. It is 40 x 40cm and once filled with a cushion will look great on a bed or in a sitting room on a sofa. A fun and useful gift.

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This is a novelty gift which looks like a pizza but is actually 4 pairs of socks. They come in a pizza box and folded up so that they look like a pizza crust and slices of pizza. They come in sizes 4-7 and 7-11 so you can choose the one that will work the best. It is a very original idea and is a gift that they are unlikely to have seen before.

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This is a black beanie hay which is made of knitted material. It has a built in Bluetooth speaker so that the wearer can listen to things while they are keeping their head warm. It has built in rechargeable batteries which will give up to 60 hours standby time and 3.5 hours talk time. It can be easily be recharged using a USB device and has a micro USB cable included.

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This is a leather know bracelet which makes a great gift for a teenager turning 16. It has an interesting pattern where the leather pieces are intertwined and knotted and also has a pendant which is circular and has ‘16’ engraved on it. It fits a wrist between 15-21cm in size. It comes with a presentation box so all ready for giving away and the perfect thing for a birthday gift for a boy turning 16.

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This is an eau de toilette spray for me. It is a bottle of Issey Miyake which is 125ml. It has a woody scent with notes of bergamot and tarragon. The middle notes are sage, coriander and freesia. The product does not have a string fragrance so is good for someone that is not keen to leave a really lasting impression. The bottle comes in a box and therefore is all ready to give as gift.

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This is a white mug which has a yellow star design with blue writing. The writing says ‘celebrating 16 years of [name]. The design is printed on both sides of the mug which means that it is suitable for left or right handed people so they will always be able to see it. It is dishwasher safe as well. It makes a really useful gift which would be an ideal present.

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This is a wallet which comes in a choice of colours – they are all black on the outside with either brown, mint green or red inside. It has space inside for notes, cards and coins. There are 3 large hidden pockets, 5 slots for credit and debit cards, 2 window pockets and a coin section with pop stud closure. It comes in a gift box so is ready to give away as a gift.

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This is a pocket watch which has a solid pewter case with a fisherman design on it. The back can have a message of up to 70 characters engraved on it. When you push the button on the top the watch will open to reveal the mother of pearl face which has black hands. The watch itself has quartz movement which is battery powered and is 45mm in diameter. It comes in a presentation box.

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This is a bedside lamp which has a built in Bluetooth speaker. It can be used as a nightlight and has a colour changing function on it. It shows the time in digital format on the front as well and is an alarm clock. It can even be used to take hands free phone calls. Is a great multi function item that would make a really great gift for any teenager.

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This is a leather and chrome money clip which would make any 16 year old feel real grown up to receive. The back is stitched up leather (black leather with white stitching) and the clip is chrome and can be engraved with a personal message. It is 73mm x 35mm x 10mm in size. It comes in a gift box and so it is ready to wrap up and give as a 16th birthday gift.

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This is a keyring which has a ring and chain with a pendant at the end. The pendant is silver in colour and has the number 16 on it, so makes an ideal 16th birthday present. It can be used for them to put with any keys that they have or as a bag charm. It comes in an organza gift bag and so is all ready to give as a gift.

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This is a 16th birthday survival kit. It is a gift bag which contains 17 small novelty items. There is a laminated card to go with it which explains the relevance of each of the items included in the kit. It is an unusual gift which they are not likely to get form anyone else so it will make it stand out and should be memorable and a lot of fun to them.

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This is a short sleeved t-shirt which comes in a big selection of colours such as black, blue, green, orange, red and pink. It says on it ‘March 2003. The man, They myth, The legend in white print. It is made from a cotton and polyester blend and is therefore comfortable. It comes in sizes small – 3XL and has a classic fit with a crew neck and is lightweight. It is suitable for machine washing.

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This a carboard hamper full of assorted sweets. There are all sorts of sweet shops favourites in the box including lollies, chews and chocolates with brands such as drumstick, fizz wizz, refreshers, flumps, bubbly, stinger, chewits, double dip, sherbert fountain, black jack and fruit salad so there is bound to be lots of favourites in there. Any 16 year old would be glad to get this delicious selection of sweets as a gift.

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This is a laptop backpack. It comes with slits for headphones and a USB. It is lightweight and comes in black and grey with a reflective strip. It has a zipped front pocket and side mesh pockets. It has a main pocket too which fits a laptop and other items. It is 30 x 15 x 46cm in size. Would be ideal for using for school, college, university or work.

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This is a personalised money clip. It is silver plated and can be engraved with any message. This means that you can put a birthday message or any other message before you give it as a gift. It is 55mm x 25mm x 5mm in size and comes in a black gift box so it is all ready to give away as a very special present for a 16 year old boy.

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This is a 6 in 1 pen and tool set. It has a spirit level, ruler, touch screen stylus, flat head and Philips screwdriver and a pen nib. It makes a great fun gift for any one as they will find that it is a fun novelty and a useful thing at the same time. It comes in silver, black and yellow so you can choose the colour that you think they will like the best.

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This is a watch made by Ice. It is grey on the outside with neon yellow inside the silicone strap and on the details on the face. It is 40mm in size and has a buckle fastening. It is waterproof to 10ATM. The time is really easy to read because the hands are yellow which contrasts with the grey face of the watch. It come with instructions in a presentation box.

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This is a pint glass which can be engraved with anything. It can be a great gift for a 16 year old as you can have a relevant message put onto it and they can use it for soft drinks until they are old enough to drink alcohol out of it. It comes in a box so makes a lovely gift as it is really easy to wrap or need not be wrapped at all!

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This is a pair of campervan cufflinks which would make a fun novelty gifts. The fact that they are cufflinks would make the 16 year old recipient feel really grown up, but they also look fun as well. The camper vans are green and cream and have black surf boards on the top of them. They are made of stainless steel and come in a gift box of jewellery pouch.

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This is a teddy bear which can be personalise. It is a cute brown bear which is all fluffy and cuddly and it is wearing a t-shirt. That t-shirt can be printed with a message. It says ‘[name] happy [age] birthday’ This means that you can have an appropriate message written on it. There are also different colour printing choices so you can pick their favourite colour or the one that you think will be the most appropriate for them.

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This is a word art print which can be personalised. The words spell out the number 16 and 10-30 words can be suggested to be incorporated into the design. You also choice the colour that you want it to be printed in. The print comes with free delivery which means that there should be enough funds left to buy a frame to put it in if you want to supply one.

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This is a hardcover booklet which is called ‘The Gentleman’s Essence – The Men’s Ultimate Guide to Modern Values’. It has examples and definitions of the most important core values a man should have such as integrity, bravery, commitment and perseverance. It also has a section to identify core values and  advice to help them to improve in any areas that they need to. An inspirational gift for any young man.

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This is a birthday card which says on it ‘Happy 16th Birthday Brother’ and has a picture of skyscrapers with a games console handset above them. They are different options for the wording though and it can say cousin, godson, grandson, great grandson, great nephew, nephew or son. The card is blank inside so that you are able to write in your own personal message. It measures 168 x 210mm in size.

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