Last year, I shared a post with gifts to make for boys, and I’m back with 25 more homemade gift ideas! Of course these are not meant to be *only* for boys. If your daughter would like these ideas, then go for it! This is just meant to be a resource for people who are looking for ideas that boys will go for.

25 Gifts to Make for Boys - Homemade Toys that Boys will Go for!

Play Kit Ideas

Gifts to Make for Boys

I totally adore Jen’s play dough kits over at Mama Papa Bubba! They make delightful gifts. Check out this Dinosaur Play Dough Kit.

Young Star Wars fans will love this Star Wars Play Dough Kit, also from Mama Papa Bubba.

Make a Take Along Construction Play Set from Frugal Fun for Boys

Portable Car Play Kit from Mama Papa Bubba

Aspiring scientists will love this Science Kit from Playdough to Plato! She has links to all the experiments that you can do with this, too.

Here’s a fun Nature Exploration Kit from Stir the Wonder.

For LEGO Fans

Gifts to Make for Boys

Check out this LEGO Travel Case from The Pleasantest Thing

LEGO Tic Tac Toe Kit from Mama Papa Bubba – what a fun idea!

I love this Wooden Crate LEGO Minifigure Display. It looks really nice on a dresser, and it’s easy to switch out the minifigures.

DIY LEGO Magnets from Busy Kids Happy Mom

Create your own LEGO Wall Calendar. Use our photos if you don’t want to take your own!

Make a Glow-in-the-Dark LEGO Yoda T-Shirt from Busy Kids Happy Mom

A LEGO table is always a great idea! Here’s a neat LEGO table from Centsational Girl. You can also check out our IKEA Trofast LEGO table here.


Minions Memory Game – this is so simple, and preschoolers love it.

Avengers Tic Tac Toe – Could also be made with other characters. Star Wars, maybe?

Make a PVC Pipe Soccer Goal from I Can Teach My Child

Homemade Toys

Gifts to Make for Boys

If you’re good at basic wood working, check out this simple Hot Wheels Race Track from Infarrantly Creative.

Or, make our cardboard version of a Hot Wheels Race Track. This project costs almost nothing!

This Wooden Crate Parking Garage doubles as storage and play for Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars!

Wooden Crate Stuffed Animal Storage – I made this pet hotel for Janie, so it’s pretty girly looking. It could easily be customized for a boy!

I am loving these Bendy Snakes from This Pilgrim Life. If you have fabric scraps around, they would cost very little to make.

Give wooden blocks new life by making these DIY Wooden Snap Blocks from I Can Teach My Child.

NEED MORE IDEAS? Head over to this post: Gifts to Make For Boys, Part 1

25 Gifts to Make for Boys - Homemade Gift Ideas that Boys will Go for!


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  1. Kristen Nov 8, 2015

    This is an awesome collection of DIY gifts for BOYS! They are hard to find. Thanks for sharing some of our posts too.

  2. Lisa @ This Pilgrim Life Nov 8, 2015

    Yay for new ideas! I have already started planning gifts, but need to get started making them! Thanks for sharing my snakes :-)

  3. BreAnna | Crafty Coin Nov 10, 2015

    These are such clever ideas! I'm all for saving money and DIY projects. I especially love the parking garage!

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