29 Perfect Presents for Your Son
Updated on January 22nd, 2021
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If you have a son, then you may have found it easy to buy them presents when they were little. Books, cars, train sets, Lego and all those lovely things make great presents. However, as they get older it can get much harder to find the right gift for them. This means that you will need to think about what might be more suitable. Whether they are teenagers or older, it can get harder to buy them gifts. Therefore, we have decided that it will be useful to help by putting together a list of items that you can use to help you to find a suitable gift.
29 Gift Ideas for Your Son
This is a dog tag which has a sentimental message on it for a Mum to give to her son. It includes the message ‘I want you to believe in your heart that you’re capable of achieving anything that you put your mind to’. It is stainless steel and shiny silver in colour and is on a chain. It has a lobster claw clasp which means that it will stay on securely. It comes in a jewellery bag too, so is protected and ready to give away as a gift.
This is a leather covered journal with a message on the front saying ‘To my son, wherever your journey in life may take you I pray you’ll always be safe, enjoy the ride and never forget your way back home, I’m always here for you love, Mum’. It has 120 lined pages inside and is refillable and has a cellophane slot and card holder as well. It measures 7.9 x 4.7 inches.
This is a little ‘Son’s survival kit’. It is a small organza bag which has a selection of little items inside it. Attached to the bag is a laminated card which explains the significance of each item and why it is important for a son to have it. Things like ‘mint – you are “worth a mint’ to me’, ‘candle – you light up my life’ and ‘love hearts – to remind you how much you are loved’.
This is a set of three men’s trunks by Calvin Klein. They are black, navy and mid blue in colour and have an elasticated waist with the ‘Calvin Klein’ name on it. They are made of cotton and elastane and are stretchy. They come in a selection of sizes XS, S, M, L, XL and are machine washable. There are other colour options available as well so you can choose the ones your son will like.
This is a fob watch which comes in a choice of gold, gun, bronze or black. It is engraved with a crown and stars and says ‘To my son never forget that I love you forever, I hope you believe in yourself as much as I believe in you’. It has a quartz movement and keeps accurate time. The button on the top is used to open the cover so that the clock face can be seen and the button is also used to adjust the time.
This is a sentimental keyring which says ‘Son, you are such a lovely son, you bring so much joy to our lives & you have a way of bringing out the best in others’. It measures 4.5cm x 10cm and can be used on keys or as a bag charm.
This is a handmade plaque which has a Mother & Son message on it. It measures 19.5 x 13 x 0.5cm and is made from wood with two drilled holes through the top with some black twine through so that it can be easily hung up. It has a long sentimental message on it which ends ‘Mother and son their hearts as one a link that can never be undone.’
This is a little tin which has been personalised with ‘I love you son’ on the top with intertwined hearts. The tin is 4.5 x 4.5 x 2 cm and the lid comes on and off. It can be used to hold small sweets and comes with either heart shaped jelly beans or heart shaped chocolates in either pink, red, blue, white, lilac or mixed colours. It is a cute little gift and even comes with free delivery.
This is a small hand held musical box with a personalised message to a son engraved inside the lid. It has a handle which is cranked to play the tune with no need for batteries. The tune played is ‘you are my sunshine’. It is 6.5cm x 5cm x 3.8cm so easily fits in the hand and can be transported easily too. Great for a desk, shelf or bedside table.
This is a decorative coin for a son. It has an angel design on one side and the other says ‘son you are more special than words can say, may your angel protect you every day’. It is made from solid metal with an enamelled finish which is bright and sparkles in places. It is framed in a flocked pad within an acetate sleeve so it can be easily seen but is protected.
This is a short sleeved black t-shirt which says on it ‘Father & Son Friends for Life!’ and it has a picture of a baby fist bumping a large male fist. It comes in sizes small – 3XL and could make an ideal t-shirt for a Dad or a son or for both of them to receive at the same time. It is made from cotton and is therefore comfortable to wear and easy to wash.
This is a photo frame which says on it ‘The love between Mother & Son lasts forever love [name] xxx.’ It comes in a choice of sizes either 4 x 6, 5 x 7 or 8 x 10. It has a wooden frame and as well as the words engraved above and below the picture it also has some butterflies engraved on it. It has a stand on the back so it is ideal for displaying on a shelf or desk.
This is a personalised word art print. It is based around ‘on the day you were born’ and has all sorts of things that happened on that specific date. It is A4 size and on 250gsm iced white card and so fits in any A4 sized frame. It can be bought with or without a frame so you can choose to gift it with one or leave your son to pick one of their choice.
This is a leather wallet which has a message printed on it to a son. It is a slim wallet made from leather for keeping six cards and cash in and has a sentimental message on it. It is smaller than a regular wallet and is a great alternative to a bulkier version which is harder to fit in a pocket. The leather finish is durable but it will look a little distressed which will give it a more authentic feel.
This is a pair of black socks. Printed on the outside of each one it says ‘The greatest son in the world’ in white writing. They are size 6-11 so will be suitable for most feet. They are made from 80% cotton, 18% nylon and 2% lycra so they are stretchy and soft. They can go in the washing machine too. A practical gift that will also show your son how much you think of them.
This is a fun 11oz mug. It is mainly white but in black it says ‘I’m a proud son of a freaking awesome Mom’. The ‘o’ in Mom is a heart shape. The message is printed on both sides. This is a fun gift for a Mum to give a son as a joke. It is made from 100% ceramic and it can go in the microwave and the dishwasher.
This is an engraved wooden watch. It says on it ‘To my son wherever your journey in life may take you I pray you’ll always be safe enjoy the ride and never forget your way back home I’m always here for you love Mom’. The engraved part is on the back and the whole case is made of wood and the band is leather. It is lightweight and comfortable to wear with clear black hands and markings.
This is a mother and son dangle bead set for a charm bracelet. There are two round charms and hanging from each is half a heart. One says ‘mother’ on it and the other says ‘son’ on it. They have a 4.8-5 mm hole through them which is compatible with many makes of charm bracelets such as Pandora, Biagi, Chamilia and Troll beads. They are made from copper with a silver plate.
This is a men’s stainless steel ring plated with white gold which has ‘son’ on the outside and ‘I love you’ on the inside. It has a shiny look to it and is durable and will not tarnish or change colour. It comes in a selection of different ring sizes. It comes in a gift bag or box and is therefore all ready to give away as a lovely gift.
This is a charm for jewellery which depicts a parent and child which could work well for a father and son or mother and son. It is made from 100% sterling silver and is about 12.1 x 10.1 mm. It has a hole which is 4.5mm in size. It can therefore be threaded onto a chain or any 3mm charm bracelet or necklace. A cute item that will make a great gift.
This is a keepsake word art print for a mother and son. It has a silhouette of a mother kneeling down and kissing her son on the forehead. It can be personalised by adding in some words of your choice and you can pick the colour of the print and frame. It is A4 in size and printed on premium gloss paper to give a quality finish. The frame is 23.5 x 32.5 and is available in either black or white.
This is a personalised hip flask. It can be personalised with an engraving with a name, date of the birthday and personal message, at the top it says ‘Happy 21st
Birthday’. There is a solid pewter raised bit which says ‘son’ on it. The flask is 6oz and is made from brushed stainless steel. It is engraved using traditional engraving methods. Makes a personal unique gift and comes with free delivery.
This is an England rugby ball which lights up. It is an official licensed product which is a 12W LED energy saving lamp which would make a great bedside lamp or reading lamp. It is a full sized replica of a Gilbert branded ball and it includes the bulb – it measures 20 x 20 x 40cm. Makes a great gift for a son that is a rugby fan and is a unique idea.
This is a Tommy Hilfiger brand watch in a navy colour. It has a matte sunray dial which also displays day and date as well as the time. It has thin red and white racing stripes on the blue strap which is silicone. It has 50m water resistance and the case is 12.2mm thick. It has a silver case around the navy watch face with silver hands and numbers on it.
This is an anchor rope style bracelet. It has a stainless steel anchor charm on it and the bracelet itself is made from coloured cord. It comes in a choice of different colour options so you can pick one that works well for your son – with options for different coloured anchors as well as cords. They are hand made in the UK and come in a gift bag so all ready to give away as a gift.
This is a gamer cushion cover which is perfect for a son who loves his games console. It is black in colour and has silver coloured writing on which says ‘do not disturb gamer at work’ with a picture of a handset on it. It is 40cm x 40cm which is a great size to fit any standard cushion, which will need to be purchased separately. The case has soft fabric and has a zip on it.
This is a personalised cushion cover which is white and has black writing on it. It says on it ‘reserved for [name]’ It is made from 100% polyester and so has a luxurious and soft feel to it. The ink is permanently fused to the material so it feels soft to touch it and it is fully machine washable. It is 40cm x 40cm so just right for fitting in a standard cushion.
This is a set of pendant necklaces for a mother and son. The pendants look like rings and are made of stainless steel which will not tarnish or rust. They have either ‘mom’ or ‘son’ on the outside of them and then inside they say ‘I love you’, so make a lovely sentimental gift. They come in a jewellery bag which means that they are all ready to give away as a gift.
This is a birthday card for a son. It says on it ‘For a wonderful son on his birthday. Reach for a star and never settle for less than your heart’s desire of true happiness’. It is blue with blue and gold stars on it and white writing. It is trifold and inside there are more stars and it says ‘which is why son, these wishes are special like you. Happy birthday happiness always’.