Gift Ideas for Boy's 18th Birthday

The 18th birthday is special event in the life of any boy or girl and it requires special attitude to the choice of the gift. If you are searching for the gift for the boy's 18th birthday, here are some pieces of advice.
The age of 18 is the time when boys turn from school or college student to a working man and a university student. He can just work and build his career or combine work with Universities studies. So, what 18 year old boy needs and what he is interested in?

  • Basic survival gear. It includes sneakers, T-shirt, jeans, shorts, shaver/razor and boxer shorts.
  • Machines. If he rents, he will probably need dryer, washing machine, fridge, TV or expresso machine. And computer, DVD player, laptop, memory stick and mobile phone will do nicely.
  • Entertainment. Consider board games, rock or classical concert tickets, computer games, CDs and DVDs.
  • Music. Consider iPod, guitar, keyboard, running accessories or drums.
  • Travel. Sleeping bag, return tickets, backpack, travel maps and guides, travel insurance, vaccinations, global positioning system, sunglasses, etc. would be good gifts.
  • Entertaining. Consider juke box, karaoke, donut maker, party, pop corn maker.
  • Adventure and sporting equipment. It may be canoe, kayak, helmet, goggles, bike (racing/hybrid/mountain), golf (bag, clubs, tees, cap, balls, shoes, Club membership, buggy), sailing (skiff, jacket and lessons), fishing equipment (scaling knife, rod, bucket, can of worms, set of sinkers, waders), trekking (hiking boots, compass, tent, socks, backpack, maps, thermal underwear).
  • Looking good. Starting to turn into a man, he needs to be sure he dresses well. Consider business suit, polo shirts, laptop bag, briefcase, dress shirt/bow tie/ dinner suit, cufflinks, elegant chains, bracelets and rings, tie, comb, brush, wool or cotton sweater, long shorts.
  • Personal embellishments. Good quality soap, cologne, shaving brush and soap, after shave lotion, shaver or deodorant will be good.
  • Wheels. Car, car insurance, safety gear, bike, scooter, a personalize CD for car, a lecture on safe driving.
  • Winter activities. Consider ski poles, sunglasses, gloves, beanie, snow shoes, snow pants and jacket, skies, Balaclava.
  • Time spent on the beach. Towel, swimsuit, sunglasses, wristband, beach shirt, surf ski, flip flops or beach clogs, surfboard.