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Gift Ideas for Preteen Boys

Dinomite turns eleven this month!  I can not believe it.  How did time fly by so quickly?  I can still remember the day I held him in my arms for the first time like it was yesterday.  Yet at the same time, it seems like forever ago, as there are so many memories with him from over the years.  Only two years left and Dinomite will be a teenager.  Ack!  

Dinomite is in that tricky preteen phase where there are very few toys he still plays with.  However, the toys he does play with he LOVES.  When he's not playing he'd prefer reading books, listening to music and playing video games.

As his birthday's coming soon, I thought I'd share his latest wish list, just in case someone else is looking for gift ideas for preteen boys.  Enjoy!

Just over the past couple of months Dinomite has read the first two books in the Percy Jackson series.  He loves them and is begging for more.  He's also discovered that there are movies based on the series as well as a few other great resources to have.  I'm so excited that he has a new series to enjoy!

Percy Jackson Gift Ideas

Dinomite is head over heals in love with American history right now, especially when it involves war, military, and firearms.  He is craving more and more information.  Our library system in Virginia is nothing like what we had in New York, so we're finding it more and more important to create our own library at home.
History Book Gift Ideas for Preteens

To go along with Dinomite's newest passion of history, military, and warfare, we have introduced Mega Bloks Call of Duty sets.  Because really, what toys are there for kids who like stuff like this?  He received his first two sets last year at Easter and has begged for more ever since.  Dinomite loves that they work right alongside his LEGO pieces.  

Note: We do not let Dinomite play the video game associated with these sets.
Mega Blok Call of Duty Gift Ideas

Mega Bloks Call of Duty RIB Coastal Attack Collector Construction Set (Purchased)

Mega Bloks Call of Duty Infantry Scout Car Building Set

Mega Bloks Call of Duty Arctic Troopers Set

Mega Bloks Call of Duty Riverboat Raid Collector Construction Set

Mega Bloks Call of Duty Atlas Troopers Set

Mega Bloks Call of Duty Night Ops Blackout Squad Building Set

The world of Harry Potter is still loved and alive in our household.  I believe it will be for some time.  A wish list wouldn't be complete without requests for items related to the books and movies.
Harry Potter gift ideas

The Horcrux Bookmark Collection

Harry Potter Gryffindor Journal

Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle: The Monster Box of Monsters Expansion Card Game

The Complete Harry Potter Film Music Collection

Harry Potter Wizard Chess Set

Harry Potter: The Wand Collection Book

Dinomite has always loved cars. Those who have known him his whole life know just what an obsession this was as a toddler.  Years later, the obsession is coming back.  This time, it's even more specific than before!  Who knew an eleven year old would be so obsessed with the 1969 Dodge Charger?
Car themed gift ideas for preteens

1969 Dodge Charger Die Cast Model Car

Million Dollar Classics: The World's Most Expensive Cars

Cars 3

Classic Car: The Definitive Visual History

American Muscle Cars Coloring Book

Forza Motorsport 6 for Xbox One

I can't figure out who loves Star Wars more these days, Dinomite or Bulldozer.  But with every new movie comes a wave of passion and excitement.  These are Dinomite's newest must haves.
Star Wars Gift ideas

LEGO Star Wars Bounty Hunter Speeder Bike Battle Pack  (Purchased)

Star Wars Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide

Star Wars Clone Wars Seasons 1-5

Star Wars Battlefront II for Xbox One

Star Wars The Last Jedi Cross-Sections

Star Wars The Last Jedi Visual Dictionary

If you're looking for gifts ideas for a preteen boy in your life and he has similar interests to Dinomite, I hope you've found this list as helpful as I have. Dinomite put so much effort into making it absolutely perfect.  Gotta love that boy!

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