Best Toys for a 12 Year Old Boy

Are you looking for the ideal gift for a 12-year old boy? If so, take a look at the incredible assortment of modern, classic, and decidedly vintage toy options from Tin Toy Arcade. Remember, 12 year olds are at an important age – not really youngsters anymore, but not quite at the teenager level yet. These ‘tween years are fun because kids at this age tend to enjoy a variety of toys – from cap guns to rubber band shooters, science gifts to mind-teasing games. The options are limitless, so buy one gift for him to play with, and then another that he can involve the whole family with! Browse our catalog of cool and unique gifts for 12 year olds and you’ll find something that will speak to you – and thrill him! As always, you’ll have almost as much fun shopping for a vintage toy as he will have playing with it!
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Cowboy Cap Gun
A classic real metal Western-style toy gun from the 1950's. Maybe the West was not really as excitin..
$13.98 $12.98
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Fish Food Aqua Arcade Game Mini
Remember the classic Aqua Arcade game? Just add water and push the buttons to throw the hoops up in ..
$5.98 $3.98
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Rock'em Sock'em Robots Mini
Thumb wrestle with the Rock'em Sock'em Robots! The famous red and blue robots with their pop-up head..
$4.98 $3.98
Based on 5 reviews.
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Rubber Band Rapid Shooter Wood Gun
The Original Rubber Band Cowboy Gun loads and shoots 5 bands for rapid fire action! Our classic rubb..
$8.98 $7.98
Based on 1 reviews.
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Amazing Monkey Multiplication 1916
As seen in the toy shop in Scorsese’s wonderful 2011 film, Hugo - Can our Amazing Monkey teach Multi..
$26.98 $22.98
Based on 4 reviews.
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Wild West Metal Cap Gun
A classic real metal Wild West style toy gun from the 1950's. Maybe the West was not really as excit..
$14.98 $12.98
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AquaZone Water Rocket Science Space Set
Explore the the power of the Rockets with our Water Rocket Science Set. Our yellow rocket includes i..
$8.98 $6.98
Based on 4 reviews.
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Mini Basketball Water Arcade Game
Remember the classic Aqua Arcade game? Just add water and push the buttons to throw the balls up in ..
$5.98 $3.98
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Hand Buzzer Tin Practical Joke Prank
Shake my hand! ZAP! Our classic tin Hand Buzzer practical joke always surprises your friends. Just w..
$6.98 $4.98
Based on 2 reviews.
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Sheriff Gun and Badge with Sounds Set
Your little Cowboy will love this Silver Gun and Sheriff Badge set.  The Wild West Sheriff Set ..
$9.98 $7.98
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Original Drinking Bird Scientific Toy
The Original Drinking Bird has been a scientific novelty favorite for decades. Our amazing drinking ..
$11.98 $9.98
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Outlaw Black Replica Revolver Cap Gun
Our beautifully detailed die-cast Outlaw gun set features a heavy black barrel with a white pearl ha..
$26.98 $23.98
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Gears Robot Black Walking Puzzle
An Exclusive New Robot from TinToyArcade.com! You can now see how the Famous Gears Robot works with ..
$17.98 $15.98
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3D Mirascope Illusion Dome with Frog
Create a 3D hologram image in our Mirascope Illusion Dome. Place an object in the dome and the 3D im..
$9.98 $7.98
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Thinking Putty Arctic Flare with Blacklight
This amazing UV reactive icy white putty changes to purple-pink when exposed to a "black light". &nb..
$15.98 $14.98
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Super Scarab Purple Mini Super Illusions Putty
Beautiful Super Scarab putty shimers purple, pink, and blue!  Crazy Aaron has invented a color ..
$4.98 $3.98
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Retro Cap Bomb
Do you remember cap bombs from the age of rockets and the space race? The classic Cap Bomb is all me..
$6.98 $5.98
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Rearview Spy Glasses Black Retro Style
Just put on our Retro Black Sunglasses and you suddenly feel like a secret agent. These Spy Glasses ..
$6.98 $4.98
Based on 2 reviews.
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Paddle Ball BoLo Blue Wooden Game
Remember our classic wooden paddle ball with its retro graphics! Our classic BoLo paddle ball featur..
$3.98 $2.98
Based on 5 reviews.
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Jetfire Glider Classic Balsa Wood Plane
Travel back in time with the Jetfire Glider. This balsa wood toy is an American original plane by Gu..
$7.98 $5.98
Based on 1 reviews.
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Basket Case Headband Hoop Game
The Original Basket Case is the original crazy game that you wear on your head. Just wrap the headba..
$14.98 $12.98
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Water Bottle Gun Pumping Rifle Large
Our largest and most awesome Water Gun! Just attach a water bottle and pump the blue rifle to shoot ..
$7.98 $5.98
Based on 2 reviews.
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Skill Ball Marble Game
A marble game of skill! It's like bowling, darts, and marbles in one fun game. Skill Ball comes with..
$8.98 $6.98
Based on 1 reviews.
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Rock Em Sock Em Robots Game Original
It’s the classic game of battling robots! You power and position the Rock'em Sock'em Robots in the r..
$29.98 $27.98
Based on 1 reviews.
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Zoom Helicopter Pull String Classic
It’s a real Flying Helicopter that flies up to 100 ft with 3 big propellers! Our Zoom Helicopter rea..
$9.98 $7.98
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Groucho Marx Funny Nose Glasses Mustache
Make em laugh with your big nose glasses! This retro silly look was made famous by Groucho Marx with..
$3.98 $2.58
Based on 1 reviews.
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Rattlesnake Eggs Practical Joke 1929
Do you want to see my Rattlesnake Eggs? ZAP-ZIP-ZAP! Our classic Rattlesnake Eggs practical joke alw..
$3.98 $1.98
Based on 2 reviews.
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Gumby and Friends Complete Set Bendable
Hey Kids, Gumby and Pokey and the whole gang are here! Our Gumby & Friends Set includes Goo, Min..
$31.98 $25.98
Based on 1 reviews.
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Ping Pong Pop Shot Shooter Blue Red Gun
Pop! Pop! Pop! Shoot ping pong balls with the Pop Shot gun. Load 9 balls in the transparent barrel a..
$11.98 $8.98
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Pac Man Arcade Candy Tin 1980
Our adorable tin Pac Man Arcade Tin looks just like the original with the game screen and graphics! ..
$7.98 $6.98