Graduation Gift Ideas For 8th-Grade Boys

8th grade boy

If you have a son graduating 8th grade, or you know of someone else doing the same, my Moms of Tweens and Teens team has put together this great gift guide full of awesome ideas! Finding the perfect gift for boys can be tricky, but I think you’ll love this list of graduation gifts for 8th-grade boys! (Looking for girls? Click over here!)

XBox S

It’s a splurge, for sure. How else do you play Fortnite, though?

Gaming Headset

This is a fantastic headset with great reviews. A cheaper version can be found HERE.

Gaming Headset

Amazon Echo Dot

This is a fun gift that doubles as an alarm clock!

Leather Keychain

Maybe hint that he can add car keys too it in a few years if he plays his cards right.

G-Shock Sports Watch

He’s a high school kid now! It’s time for a “real” watch!

Apple AirPods

These never grow old, also they are on sale! But click here for a more cost-effective option as well.


Whether he loves to read or needs to do more of it, this is a great gift for him! He can use it for school or entertainment purposes. Not to mention, it’s waterproof.

Leather Bound Journal

This is a fantastic, thoughtful gift for a young man. Include a note on the front page to make it more meaningful!

Leather Journal

Cross Necklace

The scripture engraved on the side makes this an awesome gift.

Cross Necklace

Dress Sneakers

Because what guy doesn’t love Ralph Lauren?!

Shoot Your Shot

This best seller is a great read for young men, and it’s full of encouragement.

Gaming Glasses

Blue blockers, but cooler. 🙂

Gaming Glasses

BMX Bike

They can’t drive yet, but they can bike! And this is a great option!

BMX Bike

Nerf Pro Gelfire Mythic Full Auto Blaster

As the mother of a teenage boy, I can tell you with 100% certainty that this is it. AND there will be no more searching for Nerf bullets or painful airsoft pellets. Drop these in a water container, watch them expand, and feed them in their Nerf gun! (But if you’re sure they want airsoft, check the next item!)

Airsoft Gun

Just make them promise you won’t be the target first.

Airsoft Gun

Camo Backpack

Whether they are heading to school or need that tactical backpack, this is perfect. It’s got all the stuff: room for all of the electronics (including laptop), ports for chargers and headphones, it’s waterproof, you can stick those velcro stickers that are all the rage on there, and oh yeah, books, it fits those too!

Vans Wallet

Time to start teaching them about money! This Vans wallet is exactly what they’re looking for!

Just in case you didn’t quite find what you were hoping to find, no problem! We’ve got you covered! We now have our very own Amazon store with more ideas for middle school graduation gifts, simply click HERE!

I’m so happy you’re here. I just want you to know that this post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click and purchase, I will be compensated for being the helpful reason you found these amazing gifts!!

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