One minute they’re obsessed with video games, the next, fidget spinners. How can you keep up with the trends and interests of teenage boys? Most of the time we just don’t know what they really want, which definitely makes gift giving a challenge.
Here’s where subscription boxes for teen boys come in. Giving teens a monthly escape room puzzle, candy subscription, or a comic book subscription is a unique way to gift them something fun they'll actually enjoy...and what teen guy doesn't love candy?!
You don’t have to give them cash or gift cards anymore! We’ve rounded up 10 subscription boxes that make unique gift ideas for teen boys. Keep them active and engaged with some of our favorite gift options below.
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
What You’ll Get: The Deadbolt Mystery Society monthly box is great for those who enjoy to play games and flex their mental muscles. Ensure he spends some time away from screens with this fun subscription. He’ll unbox suspense-filled entertainment by unraveling and dissecting the given clues on his way to solving each month’s stand-alone mystery. Whether playing with a group of friends, or flying solo, it’s great for all puzzle lovers.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. by the 4th of the month
Price: Starts at $17.99/month
What You’ll Get: If the teen boy on your list is into comics, ComicBoxer is a subscription box he’ll love. Partnering with all the major comic book publishers, this premium monthly box sends 5 or more handpicked comics right to the front door. Our experts strive to deliver quality and variety by selecting the hottest DC, Marvel and Image comics, along with exclusives, signed comics and first editions.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from Canada during the 1st week of the month
Price: Starts at $15.97/month
What You’ll Get: Perfect for all candy-loving teens or anyone with a sweet-tooth, there’s the Classic Candy Box. Each month’s delivery is packed with 1-1.5 lbs of classic candies, representing sweet offerings from the early 1900s to the 80s. From chocolates and taffy, to hard candies and everything in between, this monthly subscription packs full-size, hard-to-come-by sugary treats into every box.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 9th of each month
Price: Starts at $14.39/month
What You’ll Get: Send him a fresh new look each month with OddBlox. A monthly T-shirt subscription that brings fun graphic designs with a unique psychedelic vibe, this box supports independent artists by showcasing more than 100k designs. Just pick the desired size and grow a great selection of tees month after month.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. 3-5 days after orders are placed
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
What You’ll Get: Share the love of all things Nintendo with Mario’s Mystery Block, a monthly subscription that’s perfect for Nintendo-obsessed teens. Each month’s box is based on a new theme, from favorite consoles to beloved characters, and includes 3-6 items like toys, candy, tees and novelty gifts.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. the 1st week of the month
Price: Starts at $29.99/month
What You’ll Get: With the UnboxBoardom subscription, he can gather a group of friends for a night of fun and games. With 3 options available, select the subscription frequency and whether he’d prefer the featured monthly game or an element of surprise. He’ll get a mix of some of the most popular strategy, family and party games on the market.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 15th of each month
Price: Starts at $14.99month
What You’ll Get: Creation Crate is one of many great gifts for teen boys, especially those who like to learn by doing. Each monthly box uses hands-on STEM educational projects to teach skills for budding engineers and those intrigued by electronics. Including access to online video lessons, step-by-steps and bonus challenges, every month delivers an opportunity to learn and grow.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from Canada every Monday and Friday of the week
Price: Starts at $29.99/bi-monthly
What You’ll Get: Uniquely different than other monthly game subscriptions, Escape the Crate is a bi-monthly subscription that creates an at-home escape room adventure. Teen guys will want to bring their A-game when they set out to conquer the challenge in every box. A group of friends can work together to decode ciphers and solve riddles and puzzles until a historical mystery is worked out and an escape is made.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of the month, every other month
Price: Starts at $9.41/month
What You’ll Get: LOLJerky makes a great gift for growing teen boys who need delicious high-protein snacks. Choose from 1, 2, 3 or 6 bags of minimally preserved, low-sugar beef jerky in a range of interesting flavors, all selected from trusted companies to provide healthy, tasty snacks to jerky enthusiasts.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. 48 hours after orders are placed
Price: Starts at $15.83/month
What You’ll Get: The Beacon Book Box is created by a teen for teens. Intent on shining light on awesome reads, each month’s themed box features a newly released hardcover YA title, with a signed bookplate and letter from the author when available, plus 3-5 high-quality book-related items, delivering the fun of reading right to the front door.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 11th-15th of each month