Find the best gifts for 13 year old boys with our ULTIMATE gift guide for 13 year old boys. We found out from 13 year olds what they want the most for 2017.
At 13, your boy is now an officially a teenager. Finding gifts for teenager guys is not exactly easy. Most boys at this age are still trying to discover who they are. Don’t try to get overly fancy. That new set of Batman boxer shorts is likely to embarrass him. Depending on their personality, 13 year old boys love video games, music, gadgets, science, Minecraft, paintball, and the outdoors.Here are some gifts that make excellent Christmas gifts for teenage boys.
FabQuality Anti-Anxiety 360 SpinnerAges 8+
Fidget Spinners are all the rage this year. Who doesn’t want one of these little spinning gadgets? Teen boys love them because they can compete to see whose spinner can spin the longest. They are also great for relieving stress and anxiety. What more needs to be said?
FabQuality CubeAges 8+
The Fidget Cube ignited the whole fidget craze. There’s enough here to keep teens occupied for hours on end from clicking to flicking and more. Think your life’s boring? Say goodbye to dull moments and hello to fidgety fun!
Trianium Fidget Spinner Pro Metal SeriesAges 8+
If you’re looking for better performance and premium quality from your fidget spinner look no further. Looking to win some spinner battles? This metal fidget spinner offers better spinning performance than the cheaper plastic ones and it’s also quite durably constructed for years of fidget fun.
Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty Mixed By MeAges 8+
Here’s a cool gift idea that’s super fun. It’s do it yourself putty and you can create your own colors. The coolest part? It glows in the dark and when you’re done mixing, the fun has just begun! 13 year old boys will love stretching and playing with this stuff.
For The 13 Year Old Gamer
The latest video games are huge with 13 year old boys. It’s a great year to be a gamer. In addition to the consoles already out, Microsoft and Nintendo are bringing out new game systems. According to Piper Jaffray, Approximately 49% of teens intend to purchase a next generation console. Here are some great video game gift ideas for a 13 year old boy.
The Nintendo Switch is hands-down the gadget of the year. Not only is it an engineering marvel, but it is also Nintendo’s fastest-selling console ever. While the hybrid console is far from perfect, there’s nothing that beats the ability to play your favorite Nintendo games anywhere – be it on the TV or portably on the go. If your 13 year old boy gets his hands on one of these for Christmas, he’s going to be one happy camper!
Super NES Classic
Now 13 year old boys can experience the coolness of the original Super NES. Nintendo is releasing a miniature sized version of this classic console. The system comes built-in with 21 of the most popular games, including the original Super Mario Kart and a never- before-released version of Star Fox 2. Too bad it won’t load up your old cartridges.
New Nintendo 3DS XL
The New Nintendo 3DS XL features a cool new galaxy style that teen boys will love. It’s the hottest portable console that plays all your favorite Nintendo games in 3D and 2D. With faster processing, a strong lineup of games, and the ability to play DS games, this is the best 3DS handheld for gaming, period.
New Nintendo 2DS XL
The New Nintendo 2DS XL is a fantastic 2D handheld gaming system. If you don’t need the 3D and are looking for a great value, the 2DS XL delivers a great portable gaming experience. Plus, you can experience classic Nintendo games via the Virtual Console as well as a strong library of heavy-hitters, making this a can’t-miss for any true gamer.
Sony Playstation 4 Pro
Most kids nowadays use that new fangled system called the PlayStation 4. With 10X times the power of the previous console, this is one system that it at the top of every 13 year old boy’s wish list. Why? It is an incredible package for gamers with an awesome controller, life like graphics, and the ability to share. In 2016, Sony is making it 4K ready for those with 4K televisions.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
Now the Playstation 4 is slimmer, lighter, and more efficient. The best part? It still has the power of the old one. If you don’t have a new 4K TV, this is the Playstation for you. It plays all of the games on the PRO model at a resolution designed for 1080P HDTVs.
Xbox One S
Not to be outdone by Sony, Microsoft also has its own next generation console, the Xbox One S. While it might not be as powerful as the Playstation 4, the Xbox One has a stronger library of exclusive games. The coolest part? Microsoft announced a slimmer version of the console that can play 4K Blu-rays.
Xbox One X
The Xbox One X is boasted as the world’s most powerful console ever. This system delivers an uncompromising 4K gaming experience. If your thirteen year old boy already owns one of those fancy 4K TVs or plans on getting one, this is the perfect match for a gamer. Experience true 4K graphics with breathtaking visual fidelity, silky smooth framerates, and monster-like processing power to make your Xbox games look their absolute best. Immerse yourself in rich, dynamic worlds from Forza Motorsport 7 to Crackdown 3 to Sea of Thieves and more exclusives that showcase the power of the console. Are you ready to experience the power, thrills, and excitement of Xbox One X?
Samsung Gear VR w/Controller
The Samsung Gear VR is the bestselling virtual reality headset in the market with a commanding lead over the competiton. It’s a great introduction to the world of VR and a great value. This new version integrates new social features like playing a game, interacting with friends, or chatting together in a virtual world. The Gear VR also lets users participate in the creation of their own VR content.
Sony is promising to take gamers to new virtual worlds with its VR headset for the PlayStation 4. Strap on the helmet and you will get a 360-degree of the environment. The coolest part? When you look around, it actually feels like you are in another world.
The HTC VIVE represents the high-end of the VR headsets. It’s for those who only demand the best VR experience. If you’ve got a good gaming PC, then you’re halfway to getting the ultimate VR experience. Imagine being immersed in a worlds that feel and look so realistic. That’s exactly what you get with the VIVE. It supports room-scale VR so you can actually move around objects in VR. Star Trek: Bridge Crew is included with the system for a limited time.
Oculus Rift Touch
Featuring a new attractive price point and the touch system, the Oculus Rift + Touch VR System is one of the best values in the VR market. The Rift offers a ton of great VR experiences with more on the way. This bundle includes six games: Robo Recall, Lucky’s Tale, Quill, Medium, Dead & Buried and Toybox to get you started. For the best VR experience you’ll need a pretty souped up graphics card and PC. The touch controllers allow for great interaction and immersion.
2017 truly has been an exceptional year in gaming and one of the best in recent memory. And with the launch of the Nintendo Switch, an innovative hot-selling console, and Xbox One X, the world’s most powerful console ever, that only serves to further cement its place in history. Here are our Editor’s Picks of the top games of the year worth adding to your teen boy’s collection.
Call of Duty: WWIIRated M
There’s a new Call of Duty game for 2017 so that means that 13 year old boys are going to want it. The game is very popular with this age group. Like most first person shooters just know that it is rated M with gore, intense violence, and strong language. You’ll blow things up, beat things up, and control enemies. Gamers use guns, grenade launchers, and weapons to kill enemies.
Star Wars Battlefront IIRated T
This is the Battlefront die-hard fans have been waiting for. The developers have been listening and have delivered everything fans have been asking for and more. The game features the highly-anticipated exclusive story mode, bridging the gap between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, and more customization plus awesome multiplayer spanning three different eras. Battlefront II is sure to be the most epic Star Wars game ever.
Ghost Recon: WildlandsRated M
Halfway through the year Ghost Recon Wildlands is the hottest selling game of 2017. Does Ghost Recon Windlands have the staying power to hold off all the other impressive titles in this amazing year of gaming? Windlands is an M-Rated military shooter with intense violence where you decide your plan of attack and where you want to explore. What will the cartel’s fate be? The multiplayer experience is where the game really shines.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildRated E10+
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a crowning achievement for Nintendo and the world of gaming. It’s an absolute masterpiece that’s not only the best Zelda game ever but easily one of the best games of the decade. Critics and gamers have hailed it as a must-own for the Switch and it’s reason enough to purchase a Switch just to play this amazing game. Zelda is destined to be the undisputed Game of the Year.
Super Mario OdysseyRated E
Earning Game of the Show recognition from most media outlets, Super Mario Odyssey surprises and delights once again. Come to think of it, Mario never fails to disappoint. Mario has a new sentient hat named Cappy that allows him to capture various objects in the world and take control of them. Fans will be excited to explore amazing new worlds like New Donk City and face a new challenge with Bowser. Get ready for an exciting new Mario adventure that’s a pure joy to play.
Mario Kart 8 DeluxeRated E
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is one of the best kart racers ever! Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is another homerun to go along with Breath of the Wild. It has one of the greatest multiplayer experiences Nintendo has produced in a long time. With stunning graphics, all previous DLC content included, bonus characters, and the return of the battle mode, it’s a party game for any occasion. It’s a no-brainer purchase for Switch owners and fun for all ages.
Madden NFL 18Rated E
There is a new Madden out this year and it is more realistic than ever powered by the Frostbite engine. The biggest addition? The passing gameplay has been completely revamped to make it more realistic than ever before. Now you can precisely control who you want to pass the ball to, adding a new strategic element to the game. Plus, for the first time ever a story mode that can be played will be added to Madden.
FIFA 18Rated E
With easy to master controls, FIFA 18 brings soccer to life in videogame form. With exciting fast-paced gameplay, the game manages to capture all of the spectacular goals, players, and atmosphere of a real-life game. This year’s game offers the biggest gameplay enhancements ever. You still get the great soccer matchups, and the story continues, playing out like a movie.
NBA 2K18Rated E
NBA 2K18 manages to capture the fluidity and action of a real NBA game. With life-like graphics, it’s hard to tell that this is a video game. With the ability to string moves together and improved shooting mechanics, players move with the finesse of their real-life counterparts. The game is a slam dunk!
MLB The Show 17Rated E
MLB The Show 17 is an awesome baseball game. From the graphics to the gameplay, the game shines and is very satisfying to play. It’s arguably one of the best baseball sims ever made and a must-own for any baseball fan. It’s a homerun!
Pokemon Ultra Sun And MoonRated E
It’s been a big year for Pokemon. Fans of Pokemon will be excited to know that there is a new Pokemon game out this year on the Nintendo 3DS. The game takes place on a tropical island. With brand new Pokemon to find, this role playing game puts players in the role of trainers. There are two versions of the game – each with a different exclusive character.
Grand Theft Auto VRated M
Grand Theft Auto V may have been released in 2013, but unbelievably it is still selling like crazy in 2017. The addictive online multiplayer mode is what is drawing so many players into the community. Parents should know that the game is rated for mature audiences with adult content, nudity, drug use and extreme graphic violence, which is not appropriate for 13 year old boys, but they are going to want to play it.
Overwatch: Game of the Year EditionRated T
While he may want to play M-rated shooters, Overwatch is our favorite first person shooter for 13 year old boys. While the game does feature weapon-based gameplay including handguns and melee weapons, most of the violence is cartoony – similar to an animated movie or a PG-13 movie. The team-based gameplay, limited violence, and lack of profanity is a refreshing change of pace in this genre. This special Game of the Year Edition features bonus content that can be used in a host of other Blizzard titles.
Minecraft Super Plus PackRated E10+
Minecraft is literally a game for everyone. In this interactive playground, thriteen year old boys can build stuff, blow up things, and then build some more stuff. The game is popular because players can shape their own world through their creativity. The game is now out on every major console including the Switch and Xbox One X. The Super Plus Pack lets players experience the world of Minecraft in stunning 4K on Xbox One X.
Xbox LIVE Gold Membership
Does he love playing Xbox online? A subscription to Xbox Live is the perfect stocking stuffer for any Xbox gamer. This service allows him to play online multiplayer with his friends. There are other perks too like discounts and free downloadable games every month. The subscription stacks on the old one, extending the service.
PlayStation Plus Membership
With a number of perks, every Playstation Gamer would love a Playstation Plus Subscription. This service allows gamers to play multiplayer online on the PS4, get backup game saves, and receive free games every month. Even if he already has a subscription, the new subscription will stack on the old one, extending the service.
SteelSeries Nimbus Gaming Controller for Apple iPhone
Does your teen love playing smartphone and tablet games? This is one of the best wireless game controllers for iOS devices. It’s similar to an Xbox controller so most gamers will feel right at home. The controller is amazing, very responsive, and it actually makes your mobile gaming experience even better. It’s compatible with iPhone 5S and up and iPad 4th generation and higher and provides up to 40 hours of gameplay on a single charge.
Zettaguard HDMI Switcher Hub Port
If your teenager has a ton of gaming systems and other devices this would be a practical gift. Rather than manually switching cables everytime, you can save time and energy with this simple and elegant solution. You can easily switch between four sources on the device or via the included remote.
HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset
Designed for lengthy gaming sessions, this comfortable pair of headphones feels as light as a cloud even after blasting zombie after zombie for hours. The soft leather band, ear cushions, and overall design make it one of the most comfortable headsets. With an attachable microphone, it’s perfect for communicating with your friends online.
FPS Freek Thumbsticks
Here’s an inexpensive gift for your 13 year old gamer. These little thumb sticks slide over the dual analog sticks, improving your grip. The best part? In first person shooters like Call Of Duty, you will have better control and improved aiming. It might give you the edge you need.
PowerA Controller Charging Station
Charging the Playstation 4 or Xbox One controllers sucks. You have to leave the console on in rest mode to charge them. The Playstation 4 controller seems to die a lot faster than the Playstation 3 controller ever did. This controller Charging station charges 2 controllers and looks pretty sleek. The charger simply plugs into the wall so you can charge the controllers without having to leave your machine on. The best part? Not only are the controllers always ready to go, it keeps everything neat.
Cable Management Sleeve
Ugh! Does your teen have a bunch of wires crammed behind his TV? These cable management sleeves allow you to bring some order and tidiness to all those messy cables for a neater and cleaner look. Now isn’t that so much better?
GAEMS Personal Gaming Environment
How would like to take your Xbox One or Ps4 with you? Look at this thing? This is like a suitcase for your Xbox One or PS4 with a built in 19 inch LED screen. There’s no battery pack so you still need to plug in your console and the screen. The console simply straps in using the velcro straps and you can hook it up to the screen with an HDMI cable. Pretty awesome, right?
AmazonBasics Low-Back Computer Chair
Looking for a basic low-back computer chair for your thirteen year old teen? The AmazonBasics Low-Back Computer Chair is a great choice. It fits in well with most décor with a professional look and it offers all day comfort at a great value. The casters allow you to freely move around your space. This is a nice chair that is easy to assemble. You simply can’t go wrong with this chair.
Merax Gaming Chair
This Merax Gaming Chair provides a relaxing experience for gamers. You get a comparable experience to the DXRacer for half the price, making it an outstanding value. The quality and ergonomics of the chair are amazing. Wait till you see the look on your thirteen year old boy’s face when he sees this gift! Highly recommended!
Dxracer Gaming Chair
Does he spend most of his time sitting down to play videogames? If he games on a daily basis, he should be comfortable. Upgrade his chair to this stylish racing gaming chair with a built in hydraulics system. That way he can keep playing his favorite games without getting feeling fatigued.
TCL 55P607 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV
Who would have thought a 4K gaming 55-inch HDTV could be so inexpensive? The best part? With a built Roku box inside, it allows you to stream all of your favorite free and paid services off the web including Netflix, YouTube, and Amazon. Who needs cable? It’s perfect for throwing in your 13 year old boy’s bedroom.
Atlantic Gaming Desk
The Atlantic Gaming Desk is one of the best gaming desks for your teen. It supports 27″ flat screen monitors not weighing more than 40 pounds. It’s quite durable, stylish and functional with a storage drawer, cable management system, cupholder, speaker holders and more. You just can’t beat that price.
FlexiSpot Adjustable Standing Desk Riser
Got a teen gamer who loves playing practically all day? This standing desk riser is a great way to relieve neck and back pain from sitting all day long. It also promotes better circulation. Are you ready to make the transition and say no to neck and back pain?
If you’re in the market for a basic gaming desktop, this CyberPowerPC Gamer Xtreme VR Desktop Gaming PC is an awesome choice at a fantastic price. The system is very easy to setup. Most games will run smoothly thanks to the specs and the powerful AMD Radeon RX 580 graphics card. It’s quick, very responsive, VR-ready, and a great bang for your buck. What more could you ask for? Now all we need is a VR headset.
CORSAIR ONE Compact Gaming PC
The Corsair ONE Gaming PC delivers sheer power in a sleek, compact, and whisper-quiet design. The designers have pushed the envelope again as to what is possible in terms of power and whisper-quiet operation in such a compact space. This beast is 4K and VR-ready to experience all your favorite games. Best of all, the ONE is designed to be upgradeable so it can keep up with your future gaming needs. It’s an amazing system that is worth every penny.
ASUS FX502VM-AS73 Gaming Laptop
If your 13 year old teen loves gaming on the go, the ASUS HD Gaming Laptop is the perfect companion. It delivers unrivaled performance and features a smart cooling system for intense gaming sessions. The laptop comes in at just under 5 pounds and it’s an awesome value for this kind of power.
ASUS 24-inch Full HD FreeSync Gaming Monitor
So you need a new gaming monitor to go with your gaming PC? This ASUS 24″ HD Gaming Monitor delivers blazing fast repsonse times that make your gaming experience more pleasing on the eyes. It’s a fantastic monitor perfect for gaming with great quality and color reproduction and at an awesome price point without breaking the bank.
Razer DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse
The Razer DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse is a great budget gaming mouse. It’s ergonomically designed for comfort and the sensor works well. It’s also very fast and responsive. It’s also one of the best gaming mice for eSports.
Logitech G602 Gaming Wireless Mouse
The Logitech G602 Gaming Wireless Mouse is durable, designed for comfort, and is built for performance so you can game on. This mouse has an amazing battery life up to 250 hours which is almost unheard of. Are you ready to win?
SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mouse Pad
SteelSeries makes some great gaming mouse pads that withstand extreme gaming sessions. The QcK+ gaming mouse pad is the one gamers prefer. It has a large frictionless surface and the rubber base helps keep it in place. A great value and we can’t recommend it enough.
Razer Firefly Chroma Lighted Gaming Mouse Pad
The Razer Firefly Chroma Gaming Mouse Pad is designed to maximize speed and control for an uncompromised gaming experience. The Chroma lighting adds a cool aesthetic to the gaming pad. The lighting effect alone makes it a worthy addition to your gaming setup.
Azio Mk Retro USB Typewriter Keyboard
This retro-styled mechanical keyboard looks like an old-school typewriter and people love it. Not only does it look cool, but it feels good too. It has a nice clicky sound and it’s very responsive.
Corsair Gaming K55 RGB Keyboard
This gaming keyboard from Corsair is an amazing keyboard that looks simply beautiful when lit. It’s very responsive and comfortable to use. The RGB lighting is a very cool feature and you can customize the lighting. It’s a fantastic bang for your buck.
Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Keyboard
The Corsair K70 Gaming Keyboard offers a beautiful experience that you have to feel for yourself to really comprehend and appreciate. The RGB backlight is pretty cool and you’ll be pleased with this mechanical keyboard not only in terms of looks but also in terms of how good it feels.
Razer Ornata Chroma Keyboard
The Razer Ornata Chroma features a unique hybid mecha-membrane design. The keyboard is well-constructed and it’s one of the best keyboards at this price point not to mention it performs really well.
Logitech C920 Webcam
The Logitech C920 delivers the best quality high-definition video at 1080p. It’s very easy to use and setup. It captures great video and still shots and even easily uploads to YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. It’s even great for streaming on Twitch. It gives you a nice wide angle view and the image clarity is very impressive. Great quality at a great price. You simply can’t beat that!
AmazonBasics USB-Powered Computer Speakers
If you’re on a budget and are looking for some great quality speakers for your 13 year old teen boy, these AmazonBasics Computer Speakers are a great choice. It produces sharp, clear sounds and gives you great bang for your buck. Plus, it strikes a good balance of treble and bass for a pleasing sound.
Logitech Z623 200 Watt Home Speaker System
The Logitech Z623 Speaker System is an awesome speaker set that sounds great. It produces crisp highs and lows and delivers good bass. These are great inexpensive speakers to immerse you in your game worlds and complete your gaming setup.
NETGEAR Nighthawk X4S
The Nighthawk X4S is Netgear’s fastest dual-band router and it’s 4K-HD ready. It’s one of our favorite picks for gaming routers and it performs well for video streaming as well. In fact, many techies recommend this router as well. Say goodbye to dropping or lagging gaming connections and buffering on Netflix. Those will be a thing of the past.
Tree New Bee Cooling Pad
If you’ve got a gaming laptop, it’s essential to keep it running cool so it doesn’t overheat. This cooling pad is the perfect solution for keeping it cool with four fans. The fans spin quickly to properly ventilate your gaming laptop and they are whisper quiet. Great quality in this price range.
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Philips Hue White A19 60W Equivalent Starter Kit
The Philips Hue White Light Starter Kit is perfect for transforming your home with smart lighting. The coolest part? You can control these lights with your Alexa-enabled device and they are easy to setup. This kit includes 2 dimmable soft white Philips Hue bulbs so you can brighten or dim the lights to your preferences.
Philips Hue 60W LED Smart Bulb
These Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance 60W Equivalent Dimmable LED Smart Bulbs are perfect for setting the atmosphere in your teen boy’s room. You can wirelessly control the lights with your smart device, including smartphone, tablet, or even an Alexa-enabled device. You can enjoy either white light or a variety of cool colors. If you can’t settle for anything but the best, this is an amazing product well worth it.
LE 16.4ft LED Flexible Light Strip
These LE LED Flexible Light Strips are perfect for decorating your teen boy’s room. On a single strip you get about 300 lights. The great thing is that installation is easy and you can go around corners with ease with the flexible strip and you can cut or link the strips. Don’t forget you’ll need a power adapter as it is not included in the package.
MagicLight Bluetooth Smart LED Light Bulb
Change the entire mood of your room with this smart LED bulb. While it looks like a normal bulb, it can actually connect to your phone over Bluetooth. With the app, you can change the color of the bulb by simply sliding your finger over the color wheel. No wonder they call it the MagicLight.
Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus Dimmable LED Smart Light
The Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus Dimmable LED Smart Lights are great for creating ambience in your room. These lights are very easy to install and look fantastic. The lights literally feature millions of colors to choose from and decorate your room. You can even trim these to achieve the desired length.
Luminoodle Bias Lighting for TV with Color
Teens love lighting their TV sets with different colors. These lighting set features 15 different colors. It’s perfect for attaching to the back of your HDTV to create a cool backlighting effect. Installation is real simple and it just plugs into an available USB port. It even includes a remote for controlling it from a distance. Choose from small, medium, or large strip sizes, depending on your TV size. This 78″ medium version works best for TVs up to 60 inches.
Sylvania LED RGBW Color Changing Strip Lights
The Sylvania LED RGBW Color Changing Strip Lights are great lights that are easy to install. They look fantastic and quite pleasing after installation. Get ready for decorating fun!
Heritage Sports Banner
Is he a diehard sports fan? Every 13 year old boy needs to show his love for his favorite sports team. There is no better way than with this team banner. Made of 100% wool with embroidered logos, it’s the perfect gift for his room.
Trends International Stephen Curry Wall Poster
The Warriors are the 2017 NBA Final Champions! Show your love for your favorite team and player Stephen Curry with this awesome wall poster of one of the most prolific and inspirational players in NBA history. Curry and Durant stand among the best one-two combo punches. They led their team to victory this year and seized the NBA title, looking for nothing short of the Championship. This framed poster measures 22 x 34 inches and will add a touch of class to your room.
Call Of Duty WWII Poster
The next iteration of Call of Duty is a highly anticipated title. Fans can show their love for their favorite game, Call of Duty: WWII, with this 24 x 36 poster of the game’s cover art.
Umbra Hangit Photo Display
Don’t you hate blank walls? Forget hanging frames on your wall! Here’s a modern twist to display your photos of your friends on the wall. The coolest part? You can use the clothespins to hang up just about anything including your artwork.
Star Wars 2018 Wall Calendar
Is he a huge Star Wars fan? Then he will love this Star Wars themed calendar. Featuring colorful photos of popular Star Wars characters, it would look super cool on his wall.
Keep Out Gamer at Play Video Game Poster
Is he a gamer? Then he needs to put this large 25″ X 36″ poster in his room or on his door. That way nobody will disturb him when he is trying to blow up everything in sight and battling headless monsters.
SUCK UK Punch Bag Drawstring Laundry Bag
Nobody likes doing laundry, but this laundry punch bag makes it fun. Hang it in your closet and when you are feeling like letting out some anger go do the laundry. It’s not really a punching bag that can take a heavy beating, but it will sure look great in his room.
AmazonBasics 5-Piece Bed-In-A-Bag
This 5-piece Bed In A Bag set feautres a comforter, flat and fitted sheets, sham, and pillowcase. It’s a complete bedding solution that is fully coordinated and stylish. This set is perfect for twin sized beds and makes a great gift for teen boys’ rooms. It offers great quality and comfort, and it’s a great value.
NFL Plush Raschel Throw Blanket
Want to stay warm during the cold winter months while still routing on your favorite football team? This beautiful NFL themed blanket does just that. It’s large enough to cover your whole body without having to worry about cold feet.
Sunbeam Microplush Heated Throw
Does your room feel ridiculously cold during the winter months? Even if it feels like the Ice Age in your room, you never have to feel cold again with this heated throw from Sunbeam. With 3 heat settings, it’s designed to keep you snug all winter.
HoodiePillow Hooded Pillowcase
He probably lives in his hoodie all day so why not sleep with one at night? This hoodie pillowcase is built for thirteen year old boys. With earphone ports for your ear buds, it’s ingenious. He can just throw the hood over his head and listen to his music when he sleeps. It’s the ultimate chill gift.
Spalding Mini Basketball Hoop
Who said you have to go outside to play basketball? Now you can bring the fun of basketball indoors with the Spalding Mini Hoop. Designed after a real NBA hoop, it looks just like the real one. Mount it over the doorway and it is sure to score big with any 13 year old boy.
Champion Sports Anywhere Table Tennis
Nothing is more fun than a game of ping pong. The only thing you need is a table. This table tennis net turns any table into a ping pong table that you can set up anywhere even on the dinner table. Who needs a game room?
Playcraft Sport Bank Shot 40-Inch Pool Table
Does your teen love pool? Now he play a quick game of pool anytime with this fantastic 40″ pool table. Choose from three different finishes. Everything you need is included and it’s easy to setup. It’s a sturdy mini pool table that’s larger than your typical mini pool table. It delivers a great pool experience for a fraction of the cost of a real table, making it an incredible value if he loves pool. Great fun for the whole family and friends.
Mud Pie Wood Block Initial-A
Every 13 year old guy needs his name initial on the wall. All his friends will want one too.
YINGGG Poop Emoji Pillow
Teens love emojis probably because they are so fun and expressive. They make for a great novelty gift and the quality is very good. A fun addition to your teen boy’s room décor.
Labhanshi 90 x 90 inch Elephant Mandala
This gorgeous 7.5 x 7.5 feet elephant mandala cotton tapestry is perfect for decorating your room. You can hang them on the wall, use as curtains or even as a sofa cover to add a popular design to your room. The fabric is made of thick 100% cotton and it can be washed in cold water or dry cleaned. You won’t be disappointed by the quality.
Sterilite Modular Drawer System
This 4 pack of modular Sterlite clear drawers made in the USA are perfect for organizing clothing, shoes and other stuff in your 13 year old boy’s room. The great thing is that their design allows for stackability and they work well. Plus, you can easily see what’s in each drawer without having to open up all drawers. Functional and reasonably priced … what more could you ask for?
TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp
Looking for a high quality desk lamp for your teen boy? This LED desk lamp is an excellent choice with five different brightness levels. A memory function allows you to easily access your favorite settings. The sleek and modern design will fit in well with most decor. The adjustable gooseneck allows you to position the light at the best possible angle. The best part? It’s easy on your eyes to prevent eye strain.
SONGMICS Folding Storage Ottoman
Looking for a nice ottoman bench for your teen’s room? The Songmics Ottoman Bench comes in a variety of colors to fit your teen’s preferences. The ottoman is comfortable and also doubles as storage. It would make a stylish addition to his room.
Quartet Dry Erase Board / Cork Board
This magnetic combination calendar is a great dry erase calendar to keep track of monthly activities and events. The board measures 17 x 23 inches and has a cork board section for pinning things to it. Perfect gift for your 13 year old boy.
Safco Products Remedease Foot Cushion
This foot cushion is an excellent foot rest with medical grade foam cushioning. The nice part is you can use it the regular way or upside down. So you can use it as a rest or create a rocking motion with your feet. It’s very lightweight and comfy. The foam can be removed with a zipper enclosure when you need to wash it.
Remote Control Holder Organizer
Does your teen boy have a ton of remotes and other small gadgets lying around his room? This practical gift is a great storage solution allowing him to consolidate all his remote controls and gadgets in one place. That way if he always puts it back in this organizer everytime, you don’t have to worry about lost remotes and wasting time looking for them. In addition to remote controls, there’s even a slot for a tablet. The swivel design allows you to easily access the remote you need.
DecoBros Desk Supplies Organizer Caddy
This is a nice little desk organizer caddy for keeping your desk acccessories neatly organized and accessible. The organizer features five mesh partitions, two smaller partitions for paper clips, and a Post-It Note holder. It’s a great inexpensive organizer that’s functional while looking stylish.
Atlantic 63712046 32-DVD Nestable Tower
Does your teen boy have a ton of games and movies in his collection? Why not store them neatly in this nestable tower that holds 32 DVDs? These can be either DVDs, Blu-Rays, or videogame boxes. Choose from either 32 or 52 capacities. They are well-constructed and don’t require ay assembly. The compact and lightweight design allows for easy transport from room to room or around the room. All your movies and games will be neatly organized and you can easily access them anytime.
ClosetMaid Stackable Shoe Rack
Is your teen boy a sneaker head? If so, these stackable 24″ W organizers are perfect for neatly organizing his shoe collection. The organizer is stackable and is very easy to assemble. It can be used both inside or outside his closet. Each shelf holds about two pairs of shoes.
Stock Your Home Men’s Dresser Valet Jewelry
This is a nice accessory organizer for all your teen boy’s accessories. It’s great for storing his watch, sunglasses, earbuds, and more. It’s stylish and functional, keeping everything neatly organized and protected.
DecoBros Supreme Over The Door Organizer Rack
Is your teen a hat collector? If so, this 6 hook hat rack is perfect for storing all his favorite hats. You can easily place them on the hooks and they are very accessible. In addition to ball caps, they can be used for hanging jackets, scarves, and other articles of clothing.
Lawrence Frames 11 by 14-Inch Black Shadow Box Frame
Featuring an 11″ x 14″ display area, this black shadow box frame is a high quality frame set. It looks a lot more expensive than it actually is and it is easy to use. It has good depth to it and it’s one of the best shadowboxes in this price range.
STEELMASTER Travel Book Safe
This is a fun travel safe designed like a travel book. Titled World’s Best Getaways, this is the last place would-be thieves would look for your valuables. It looks like a real book and it has a good feel to it. The safe is solidly constructed of steel and includes two sets of keys.
For The 13 Year Old Geek
If he loves to show everyone he is a geek, your 13 year old is sure to geek out over these gifts.
Star Wars Millennium Falcon Lamp
If he loves Star Wars, he is going love this Star Wars Millennium Falcon lamp. When you turn it on, it brightly lights up the ship. You can either make it stay on one color or make it cycle through the 6 different colors. How awesome is this?
Paladone Pac-Man Ghost LightAges 8-15
Are you a gamer? Then you will love this Pac Mac shaped mood light that cycles through 16 colors. The coolest part? In party mode, it flashes to the beat of sound. There is nothing better that says “I Love Videogames.”
Tetris Puzzle Desk Lamp
Tetris fans will love this cool constructible lamp that makes a cool decoration. Shaped like the classic Tetris pieces, all of the pieces are actually separate and magnetic. When you touch them together they light up. Just like Tetris, you can stack and balance them anyway you want.
Star Wars Vinyl Wall Clock Cutout
It’s a Star Wars clock made out a record! Who would have thought you could make something so cool out of an old record? The record has been precisely cut in the shape of a Death Star. If your 13 year old boy can’t get enough of Star Wars, he is going to love hanging this unique clock on the wall.
Star Wars Rogue One Death Star Popcorn Maker – Hot Air Style with Removable Bowl
Here’s a fun gift idea for your thirteen year old teen boy who’s a Star Wars fan. It’s an air-powered popcorn maker modeled after the Death Star from Star Wars Rogue One. Open the blast doors and get ready for a fun time. Fantastic for movie night fun!
Star Wars R2D2 Talking Cookie Jar
Cookies and Star Wars? How could you not love this cookie jar shaped like R2D2? When you lift off his head to grab a cookie, R2D2 lights up and makes sounds. The best part? You will know exactly how many times your 13 year old boy is opening the cookie jar so you don’t have to wonder why the cookie jar is empty anymore.
Doctor Who Tardis Cookie Jar
Who has their hand in the cookie jar? This is not just your average cookie jar. It’s modeled after the Tardis! Whenever someone put their hand in the cookie jar, the Tardis alerts you to the thief by lighting up and playing realistic sound effects. Luckily, it won’t disappear with your cookies inside.
Star Trek Enterprise Pizza Cutter
Regular pizza cutters just got a little boring. Now you can boldy cut your pizza with this geeky pizza slicer shaped like the USS Enterprise. So this is how they cut pizza in space! Star Trek fans won’t be able to eat pizza without it.
12th Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control
What Dr. Who fan wouldn’t love his own sonic screwdriver? No, this is not just another Dr. Who prop. Modeled after the Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver, this is actually a universal remote control. The coolest part? When you flick it, it opens up.
Marvel Legends Series Star-Lord Electronic HelmetAges 18+
Is your teen boy into Guardians of the Galaxy? This premium quality Star Lord Electronic Helmet is a cool gift idea. The helmet looks authentic and features illuminating lights and sound effects for awesome role play. Teens will love this … so get ready to geek out!
Justice League Movie Ultimate Batmobile RC VehicleAges 18+
This Justice League Ultimate Batmbile RC Vehicle is one of the most incredible Batmobiles we’ve ever laid eyes on! Not only does it authetically capture amazing attention to detail, but it also emits real exhast. Don’t worry it’s made of oils. If that weren’t cool enough, you can even drive the Batmobile in first-person mode, making the experience feel as if you are Batman riding in the cockpit of the vehicle. Start saving your allowance because it doesn’t come cheap!
Funko POP Games: Call of Duty Action Figure – RileyAges 3+
This is an authentic relica of Lt. Simon “Ghost” Riley from the Call of Duty videogame series. Riley’s mask is nicely detailed and looks highly stylized with spot on colors. The figure stands 3.75″ tall and makes a fantastic gift for Call of Duty fans. A fun addition to his collection.
Transformers Hasbro Masterpiece Movie MPM-04 Optimus PrimeAges 15+
Transformers fans will love this epic Optimus Prime collectible action figure. It’s from the Masterpiece Movie series. Optimus can also transform into his truck form. The paint work is amazing and the attention to detail is impeccable. Makes a great showpiece in your teen boy’s room. It’s features high build quality that fans will really appreciate.
Trypticon is one massive beast. The coolest part is that it can transform into a T-Rex, spaceship, or a city. Trypticon is the biggest figure in the Titans Return line. Nothing is going to get in the way of Trypticon! It’s time to geek out with this Transformers figure that is more than meets the eye!
Golden State Warriors Curry S. #30 Nation Bobble
Teen boys love Stephen Curry. He’s such an inspiration to young kids. Fans of Curry will love this 8 1/2 inch bobblehead figure. The base includes Curry’s name and the Golden State Warriors logo and the quality is pretty good. It’s a fun gift that would look great in his room.
LEGO TECHNIC Porsche 911 GT3 RS 42056Ages 15-17
The Lego Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS is a flagship product that every car lover and Technic fan should own. It’s a highly detailed model that captures the essence of the Porsche 911 GT3. Hands-down, this is one of the most awesome sets ever. The build quality and overall design are amazing and it’s a real blast to build. While it may be pricey for some, it’s totally worth it.
LEGO Technic BMW R 1200 GS Adventure 42063 Building Kit (603 Pieces)Ages 10-16
The Lego Technic BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Kit is an awesome representation of the real-world motorcycle. The cool thing about this kit is that you can construct two different models. You can build a concept model and the BMW R 1200 GS. This kit offers a very fun build and the details are very impressive. The instructions are easy to follow and it’ll look great on his desk. The good news is you don’t have to pay for insurance.
Mega Bloks Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Collector Construction SetAges 10-14
This Mega Bloks Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Collector’s Set will make Star Trek fans really geek out! It accurately models the U.S.S. Enterprise from the Star Trek series and it’s fun to build. Any fan will instantly recognize it. Detailed figures of Capt. Kirk and Spock are included. You can imagine beaming them up into the aircraft and taking them on intergalactic space adventures. Highly recommended gift for fans.
Harry Potter Gryffindor Hooded Bathrobe
This is a fun and good quality Harry Potter fleece hooded bathrobe. The robe is soft to the touch and very comfy with roomy pockets. It will keep him warm and cozy and it’s one size that fits most. They make a great gift for any Harry Potter fan.
Star Wars Bathrobe
Star Wars Bathrobes are a perfect gift for your teenager who is a huge Star Wars fan. Choose from a variety of characters from the Star Wars universe from Yoda and Han Solo to BB-8 and Darth Vader. The robe is very comfy with roomy pockets and it is machine washable. Choose your teen’s favorite Star Wars character and may the Force be with him!
Who doesn’t love tech toys? Here are the best toys for a 13 year old boy.
Sphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droid
This is the droid that everyone wants this year. Now anyone can bring home BB-8, the adorable droid from the Star Wars Awakens movie. With a Smartphone app, kids can send this rolling droid on an adventure in your house. This is going to be a big hit with any 13 year old Star Wars lover. Sphero BB-8 might be the coolest toy in the galaxy.
Spider-Man by Sphero
Following in the wake of the success of Sphero BB-8 is Spider-Man by Sphero. Spider-Man is incredibly well designed with animated eyes that bring him to life. Are you ready for a new challenge? Team up with Spider-Man and brace yourself to tackle adventurous missions with a variety of villains. It’s time for the heroes to to fight some crime. Spidey entertains with jokes, phrases, games, easter eggs, and more. A super fun gift for Spider-Man fans that he’ll love.
Anki OVERDRIVE Starter KitAges 8-15
Cars are cool but robotic cars are even cooler. Anki Overdrive feels like a video game brought to real life. It’s like playing Mario Kart with actual toys. Players can now pit toy supercars against friends or the self driving AI. The modular magnetic track pieces allow you to configure the tracks in several different ways. What could be more awesome?
DoDoeleph Syma X5UW Wifi FPV 720P HDAges 13+
Just about every 13 year old wants to fly a drone on Christmas morning. The most popular toy drone out there is the Syma X5 quad. The toy drone can stream and record video from above.
DJI Phantom 3
The Phantom 3 is the flying drone that everyone really wants. Equipped with a 1080p camera, this unmanned drone lets you capture high quality footage from new heights. Just about every 13 year old wishes that they could fly this. Okay, maybe everyone wishes that could fly this.
DJI Mavic Pro
The DJI Maveric Pro features amazing 4K video capture and obstacle avaoidance. The build quality is very good and it actually feels quite rugged and the video quality is just as good as the DJI Phantom 4. This tech allows users to avoid crashing into obstacles while flying forward so they can have a more satisfying flying experience. It also integrates GPS for more precise control both indoors and outdoors as well as better videos. In this mode the Maveric is very stable and easy to fly. The Maveric Pro offers good flight stability and the design is very compact which is perfect. This is the feature that will sell most people. The battery life lasts very close to half an hour on a single charge. Considering its compact size, lower price and comparable performance to the Phantom 4, this is a great value and well worth the price of admission.
Star Wars: The Black Series FX LightsaberAges 14+
Featuring quality craftsmanship and realistic light and sound effects, the Star Wars: The Black Series Luke Skywalker Force FX Lightsaber would make an awesome gift for your teen boy. 13 year old teen boys will think this is one cool gift and will be super excited. May the Force be with you young Jedi warrior!
Harry Potter Wand
This Harry Potter Wand is a novel gift idea for the Potter fan. It looks fantastic with great attention to detail. It comes packed in a special wand box to make it a great collector’s item to show off to your friends and family. Fans will be filled with excitement upon receiving this fun gift.
Cozmo is an adorable robot bursting with personality. He’s like a pet and he’s a bundle of fun to interact with. Teens can play games with him and even get into programming him using the Code Lab. It’s like having a real-life version of Wall-E. The coolest part is the organic interaction which really brings him to life. If your thirteen year old boy is into tech or robotics this would make for a great gift.
For The 13 Year Old Gadget Lover
The newest gadgets are some of the best gifts for 13 year old boys.
Amazon Echo Dot
Now everybody can buy the Amazon Echo. For less than half the cost, Amazon has made a smaller and more affordable device that does everything that the Amazon Echo does. You can even plug it into your own speaker. This is one of the coolest smart devices out today. This voice controlled speaker brings us closer to science fiction where you can ask it to do anything simply by calling its name, “Alexa.”
The Amazon Echo is simply the gadget of the year. This thing is so freaking amazing. Science fiction is finally coming true in the form of this speaker. It can do everything from playing music to telling you sports scores to even answering questions like “who is the president?” Simply say Alexa and it starts to listen. The voice recognition is beyond amazing and nothing else comes close. What’s cool is that it can hear you across the room and even over background music.
Roku Express – HD Streaming Player
The Roku Express HD Streaming Player is a popular Christmas gift for teens because they love streaming content. It’s one of the most affordable streaming options out there if you don’t need 4K streaming. It supports both 720p and 1080p streaming video. It’s a great alternative to cable or DirecTV and you can still watch many of your favorite shows. Because the Roku Express’ remote uses an IR sensor, you have to point it directly at the receiver. Overall, it’s a great value especially considering the price and you get a ton of streaming channels including many freebies.
Amazon Fire TV Stick
This cool inexpensive device lets teens wirelessly stream Hulu, Netflix, YouTube, and Amazon Prime from their smart device to their TV. And now Alexa makes it even simpler to use.
Amazon Fire TV | Streaming Media Player
The Amazon Fire TV is a streaming media player featuring 4K ultra high-definition quality for 4K TVs. Even if you don’t own a 4K TV yet, you can still stream 1080p HD video via YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, Amazon Video and more! Thanks to Alexa integration it makes it easier than ever to use. The latest edition of Fire TV is faster and more powerful. You get 8 GB of storage and that is expandable to 200 GB. Some channels require a subscription. Get ready for near unlimited entertainment with more than 300,000 TV shows and movies to enjoy.
All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet
It may not be as cool as the the iPad, but the Kindle Fire HD 8 is a great tablet for 13 year olds. With a better display, a more affordable price, and great battery life, the Fire HD 8 is the best tablet to consume media on especially if you have Amazon Prime.
All-New Kindle Paperwhite
For 13 year old boys that love to read there is no better e reader than the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. It’s got outstanding contrast and a fantastic resolution that is easy on the eyes.
Anker Astro E1 5200mAh Battery Charger
Don’t you hate when your cell phone runs out of juice just when you need it? This portable battery charger from Anker will change your life. It charges your phone up to 1-2 times so you can get back to what is important. Texting!
Anker PowerPort 6 60W Wall Charger
Nowadays teens have a lot of devices between their smartphones and tablets and other gadgets. You may need a compact solution to charge all your devices in one port. This PowerPort features six USB ports to charge all your devices with one socket. The coolest part? The PowerIQ feature allows you to charge any device and it will automatically determine the optimal charging rate.
Skiva Octofire Multi USB Charger
Don’t you hate charging your devices all over the house? With this 8 port USB charging station, you have one central location where you can charge up all your devices. While you do need USB cables, it has enough ports to charge up all of your devices at the same time and eliminates the huge mess of wires.
CamKix Phone Camera Lens Kit
Does he love taking pictures with his cell phone? You don’t need a digital SLR. Make the best out of your iPhone’s camera with this lens kit. With a fisheye lens, a wide angle lens, macro lens, and telephoto lens, he can upgrade his photography taking skills. Simply use the included case to mount the various lenses on your phone.
JOBY GPod Mini Magnetic
This JOBY GPod Mini Magnetic Tripod serves as a fantastic tripod for smartphones with griptight, point & shoot cameras, and action video cameras like the GoPros, and 360-degree cameras. It’s not really designed for bigger point and shoots and DSLRs. The joints allow it to be adjusted for almost any surface, making its design very versatile. The best part? The compact size means you an easily tuck it away in a bag.
Cocoon GRID-IT! Gadget Organizer Case
Does he carry around a lot of gadgets? Grid It is a very easy way to keep everything organized. It has different sized elastic bands that secure all your gadgets and knickknacks. Throw it in your backpack and you will never have to hunt through a messy pile of stuff in your bag.
ONME Cable Clips
These multipurpose Cable Clips are a a novel concept and make a great gift idea. They are very easy to use and help keep your cables organized and easily accessible. The best part is that they work on any surface – from wood and metal to glass and plastic. They work as intended, are easy to remove, and don’t leave any sticky residue behind.
SanDisk 64GB Ultra SDXC Memory Card
If your teen has a digital camera or video camera, they’ll most likely need an extra memory card to capture video and photos. This 64 GB chip gives you approximately 4,000 photos or 80 minutes worth of HD video and it’s a great value for this capacity card. Sandisk is a reliable brand that you can trust to capture your memories.
Star Wars R2-D2 8GB USB Flash Drive
Here’s a cute stocking stuffer! For 13 year old boys, USB drives are basically a necessity for school. Most flash drives look ordinary, but this one is shaped like R2-D2, which makes it a great gift for any Stars Wars lover.
WD 1TB Elements Portable External Hard Drive
A portable external hard drive is great for storing all your teens’ files, photos, music, videos and more. In addition, he can backup his computer with these easy to use device. It can also be used as an external drive for saving PS4 and Xbox One games on it. Data transfer is very fast with USB 3.0 support. The hard drive is PC and Mac compatible. The best part? It’s so compact – about the size of a passport – that you can easily travel with it.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9
In an age where Smartphones and modern technology dominates our lives, it’s amazing that this retro camera from FujiFilm is so popular. Available in bright cheery colors, this point and shoot camera is a whole lot of fun. There is something so magical about being able to instantly capture a moment in time with this instant camera.
Fujifilm INSTAX SHARE SP-2 Smart Phone Printer
Who needs an instant camera? With a rechargeable battery, this portable Smartphone photo printer from Fuji essentially turns your phone into an instant camera. It allows you to wirelessly print off the photos on your phone. The best part? You won’t waste any film on photos that didn’t come out good.
Auxiwa Selfie Ring Light
This selfie ring light allows you to create the perfect selfies. It’s a great phone accessory for teen boys and girls. What teen doesn’t love taking selfies? The best part is that this accessory is easy to use. You’ll be surprised at how much better your selfies turn out. A must-have accesory for any teen.
Anker Selfie Stick
Does he love taking selfies in front of everything? Then he needs this selfie stick to capture him in all of his glory. It’s got a 2.5 foot telescoping handle which allows you to capture yourself or a group of friends. With built in Bluetooth, it couldn’t be easier to snap photos.
Tile (Gen 2)
When you are 13, there are a million and one things going through your mind so it’s easy to lose your keys or wallet. That’s okay. With the Tile tracker, you simply attach it to the device you want to keep track off. When the item goes missing, just pull out the Tile app to locate the item. It will save you so much of grief.
Apple iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case Black
Ever find yourself running low on battery when you need it most? This iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case extends your battery life up to 26 hours. So go on and talk some more, surf the web, and game on. The case is designed so you can still use all your iPhone 7 accessories and an indicator shows your remaining battery life. Great gift for any iPhone 7 user.
iZERCASE Custom iPhone Case
Wouldn’t it be cool to create your own phone case? Now you can with Izercase. Simply upload your favorite picture of him playing ball or a picture of you. The image will be used to create the back of the case. That way whenever he looks at his phone, he will always remember that you love him.
OtterBox DEFENDER SERIES Case for iPhone 7
If there’s one game that most teens love more than any other that would be Call of Duty. Now they can show their love for their favorite game with this iPhone 7 Call of Duty Diamond OtterBox Defender Series. It gives you the maximum protection for your delicate pricey smartphone in a nice stylish design. Other styles and colors are also available.
PopSockets is a practical gift idea for smartphone and tablet users. It allows users to easily grab or stand up their device for optimal viewing. It works just as intended and they come in a variety of cool designs. Best of all, they are simple to use. Simply pop them on and start using them in either lanscape or portrait mode. Once you have one, you’ll wonder how you ever did without one.
Hyperkin SmartBoy Mobile Device for Game Boy/ Game Boy Color
Does your teen son have a Samsung S8 or Android phone and love gaming? If he does and has a few Game Boy and Game Boy Color games, he can play them using this neat new gadget called the SmartBoy. It essentially transforms your S8 or compatible Android phone into a Game Boy portable gaming console. Super cool gift for your gaming teen.
Anker Multi-Angle Aluminum Stand
This multi-angle aluminum stand is a great gift idea for your teen boy who loves watching video on their gadgets. It allows you to enjoy your favorite shows and more by setting it at the perfect viewing angle. It’s well constructed and very easy to use with nine viewing angles. The best part? It is compatible with all smartphones, tablets, and e-readers up to 10 inches.
Tablift Tablet Stand
Have you ever tried to watch Netflix in bed? Finally there is a tablet stand that is designed to lie in bed with or on the sofa. Designed to fit just about any tablet, it’s got bendy legs on it that allow you to position your tablet just right.
AboveTEK Heavy Duty Aluminum Gooseneck iPad Holder
Need a hand? Everybody could use a hand every now and then. Whether you’re cooking, on the phone, want to view your device in bed, or have your hands tied in one way or another, this aluminum gooseneck iPad Holder is a perfect gift to hold up your iPhone 5-7 and iPad Pro, Air, or Mini. You can position the goosearm so that you have the optimal viewing angle and height. It’s well designed and very sturdy to support your device. It’s a great product that we highly recommend.
TSTAND iPad Stand
Whether you want to use your tablet in bed or in the kitchen, the T-stand is designed for you. It has a swiveling base that can be oriented in different positions for hands free viewing just about anywhere. When you are lying down with it, it comfortably rests on your body so you don’t have to hold it up.
ZAGG Rugged Book Pro – Magnetic-Hinged Bluetooth Keyboard and Case for Apple iPad Pro 9.7″ – Black
Looking for a functional keyboard case for your iPad Pro? This Zagg Rugged Book Pro Bluetooth Keyboard and Case is an excellent choice. It works just as intended with great battery life. It’s one of the best keyboard cases for your iPad. It’s a bit on the heavier side but you’d be hard-pressed to find a better keyboard case. The case is very durable and provides great protection while the keyboard is very responsive and feels great to the touch. Highly recommended!
Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate
Nobody is more recognized in the world of activity trackers than Fitbit. This nifty watch gives you everything you need to track your fitness from the calories you have burned to how many steps you have taken. It syncs up with the Fitbit app, which allows you to track your progress over time.
TCL 43S405 43-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV (2017 Model)
This 43″ TCL 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV is one of the best values for a 4K TV in this class. The picture quality is quite impressive at this price point, while the sound quality is decent. Connecting an inexpensive 2.1 sound system will easily improve the audio performance though. It’s very easy to use and works great. It’s perfect for gaming and 4K ultra HD movies. You’d be hard-pressed to find a better deal on a quality 4K TV.
VIZIO SB3821-C6 38-Inch 2.1 Channel Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer
If you’re looking for a speaker system for your TV, this 2.1 sound bar system with wireless bluetooth subwoofer provides great sound quality. It’s easy to setup and install. They really heighten the sense of immersion when watching movies. If you’re on a budget these are great speakers that won’t break the bank.
ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH54
This ASUS ZenBook is a fantastic choice if you’re in the market for an ultra compact and portable laptop. It’s plenty fast, lightweight, responsive, and a great value. Battery life ranges anywhere from 2.5 – 11 hours, depending on how heavily it’s being used. The aluminum body is built durably and looks very attractive. The keyboard feels really good to type on. We were decently surprised by the sound quality on this machine. Hands-down, this is one of the best values in its class.
ASUS Chromebook Flip
If all your 13 year old is going to do is get on the Internet, check email, or watch YouTube, just get the ASUS Chromebook Flip. This super stylish Chromebook runs on the Chrome OS. The coolest part? It has a convertible design that allows it to flip between a tablet and laptop.
Microsoft Surface Pro
Microsoft’s next iteration in the Surface Pro line has dropped the numbers moniker and been redesigned from the ground up. It’s about 2.5 times faster than the Surface Pro 3 and features 50% improved battery life compared to the Surface Pro 4. Battery life can vary from 5 – 13 plus hours, depending on what you’re working on. It’s one of the most versatile laptops on the market with uncompromised mobility. Unlike the iPad it’s a full-fledged laptop and tablet in one. The build quality is really good and it doesn’t disappoint. Great tech gift for your thriteen year old boy.
Microsoft Surface Laptop
The latest Surface Laptop features a sleek, ultra-thin, and lightweight design and it’s packed with a fast Intel i5 processor, 4 GB RAM, and 128 GB of storage. The Surface Laptop delivers the best of both worlds – portability and performance. It comes in at just under 3 pounds, making it perfect for your teen’s mobile lifestyle. It easily slips into a bag and can be taken anywhere. A cool feature than your teen boy will love is the touch screen which works just like an iPad. Battery life ranges up to 14.5 hours. It’s a great alternative to the MacBook – combining style, performance, and great battery life in a compact design.
Give your gadget loving 13 year old boy the new Mac Book Pro with a dramatically improved battery life of 10 hours thanks to a new Broadwell processor. The touchpad is equipped with Apple’s new haptic feedback trackpad. Without actual buttons, when you click down on the trackpad, it feels like there is a button depressing. Somehow it tricks your finger. It still has the performance and design you expect out of a Macbook Pro.
Apple iPad Pro
The iPad Pro is the tablet that your 13 year old really wants. For tablet fans, it is a dream come true. At 12.9 inches, it is 78% percent larger than the previous iPad. For the first time, Apple is including a stylus called the Apple Pencil and increasing the touch sensitivity. With the 4 speaker acoustic speakers, the iPad has never sounded better. The best part? You can even attach the woven Smart Keyboard to it without the need for Bluetooth.
Apple iPhone 7
The one phone that your thirteen year old wants is the iPhone 7. Apple has made a number of improvements this year. The iPhone 7 is faster, has a better camera, and Siri is better than ever. The biggest difference? Apple has added a more sensitive 3D touch display which allows you to do all kinds of cool things with your finger.
Apple TV is a popular Christmas gift idea for teen boys who love consuming video content and more. The 4th generation features Siri which makes it easier than ever to use. From movies to TV shows and games, there’s so much amazing content that teens won’t be able to wait to dive into on the App Store.
The Apple Watch is a stylish and great performing smartwatch. It’s new and improved over the first version. This version features built-in GPS, a dual-core processor, and a beautiful OLED Retina display. A great feature is that the watch is waterproof, which many other smartwatches lack. Battery life ranges up to 18 hours on a full charge. Teens will love using this stylish, high-tech watch daily.
For The 13 Year Old Music Lover
Whether its the latest headphones or mp3 player, these music themed gift ideas make excellent gifts for a 13 year old boy.
Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones
There is nothing more that a 13 year old wants than a new pair of Beats audio headphones. It’s been a long time since Beats updated its headphones. Recently the company came out with a new one that everyone wants. It comes in the sickest colors. The coolest part? The headphones fold up. With great bass and an accurate sound profile, the latest ones are lighter and better sounding.
SENSO Bluetooth Headphones
These Senso Bluetooth Speakers stand among the bestselling wireless headphones. The sweatproof earbuds are perfect for sports or while working out. Battery life comes in at up to 8 hours. Best of all, they offer comfort and high quality sound with a good balance of treble and bass. The best part? They don’t fall out of your ears when running or working out. You’d be hard-pressed to find a better pair of headphones with comparable quality and performance at such a great value.
Skullcandy Uproar Wireless On-Ear Headphones
They are not Beats, but these wireless Bluetooth headphones from Skullcandy deliver great sound for the price. With a simple design and plush ear cups, these lightweight headphones are designed to be comfortable even when you wear them for a long time. With built in Bluetooth, they allow you to take your music wherever you go.
The Apple Airpods are the most popular Bluetooth headsets for iPhones. They provide up to 4-5 hours of battery life on a full charge. It’s surprising that nobody thought of this design before – it’s pure genius! What’s cool is that they are so intuitive to use. When you place them in your ears they start working and automatically pause when you remove them. If you want to change the volume or change the song, simply double tap the headset to bring up Siri. Note this headset is only compatible with iOS 10 or later. And a handy charging case is also included. A quick-charge option is also available. Perfect gift for your 13 year old boy with an iPhone. They’re sure to become his new favorite pair.
Blazing Red PodPocket for Apple AirPods – The Best Reviewed Case on Amazon
These PodPocket Apple AirPods Cases are the perfect accessory for your AirPods. It houses the AirPods case well and it doesn’t easily come out. Plus you get a keychain attachment to attach it to your keys or clip it to your belt loop. You’ll never have to worry about losing your AirPods again. The case is quite durable, thick, and firm, offering great protection for your AirPods case and AirPods. It’s a fantastic product that’s well worth it.
BeatsX Wireless In-Ear Headphones – Gray
Teens love Beats branded headphones. The BeatsX Wireless In-Ear Headphones are great sounding wireless headphones with great quality. Admittedly, you sacrifice a bit of clarity for the convenience of wireless. The bass produced by these headphones is actually pretty good as is the Bluetooth performance. They fit well, are comfortable to wear, and they provide up to 8 hours of battery life. Teen boys will love the compact size of these headphones and the fact that they can listen wirelessly without messing up their hair. Yes, they are a bit pricey but you’re paying a premium for the Apple/Beats brand.
Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones, Noise Cancelling – Black
The Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones are an excellent choice for wireless headphones. They are very comfortable and offer great noise cancellation. The build quality and audio quality are incredible and offer up to 20 hours of battery life. They’re sure to bring a smile to your teen boy’s face. You’ll be quite impressed as these stand among the best noise cancelling wireless headphones in the world.
UE WONDERBOOM Portable Bluetooth Speaker – IPX7 Waterproof – 10-hour Battery Life – Phantom Black
Featuring up to a 10 hour battery life, the UE Wonderboom Portable Bluetooth Speakers may be small but feature surprisingly big sound. It produces awesome sound quality and your mind will be blown away by the bass produced by this little beast. Plus, it’s waterproof so you play your tunes in the pool or shower.
JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
With a waterproof design and up to 12 hours of battery life, the JBL Flip 4 is a fantastic portable wireless speaker. If you’re looking for a quality Bluetooth speaker look no further. It features great mid- and high-range and gets reasonably loud. It produces incredible sound for its size that is clear, full sounding and well-balanced. Compared to the Charge 3, this has less bass. At this price, the Flip 4 is a real steal. You won’t be disappointed!
VicTsing Shower Speaker
You won’t believe the sound this rugged wireless Bluetooth speaker packs for its size and price. Its smaller size means that you can fit it anywhere. The best part? It’s waterproof so you can even use it in the shower or bathroom.
Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II
How would you like to take your music with you? This attractive and fun speaker, available in different colors, can wirelessly play music from a smartphone or tablet over Bluetooth. With rich deep sound, this portable Bluetooth speaker makes your music come to life anywhere. On a single charge, the battery lasts about 8 hours.
UE BOOM 2 Wireless Speaker
Put the headphones down. This cylindrical Bluetooth speaker is the best one out there. With 360 degrees of sound and satisfying bass, this portable Bluetooth speaker delivers amazing sound in every direction. It’s perfect for people who want everybody to hear the party.
JBL Clip 2 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
The JBL Clip 2 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker proves great things do come in small packages. It offers clear sound quality and it gets pretty loud for a small speaker. The bass is not over done like in some systems. The range is acceptable but could have been better. Teens will love clipping this to their belt loop and listening to their favorite tunes while remaining mobile. Since it’s waterproof it can be even used in the shower, pool, or at the beach.
JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Available in five stylish colors, the JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker is one of the best portable wireless speakers. It produces great sound that is loud and clear. It offers up to 20 hours of battery life and up to 30 feet of range. It’s a nice size and the sound is well-balanced and performs best on mid-range and vocals. The bass is awesome on this set and it’s waterproof. You’d be hard-pressed to find a better speaker in this class.
Anker SoundCore Mini Bluetooth Speaker
This attractive and fun speaker from Anker can wirelessly play music from a Smartphone or tablet over Bluetooth. Battery life is about 13 hours. With crisp sound, this little speaker will bring all your tunes to life.
UE ROLL 2 Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker
This is the bomb. The coolest part? You can wear this speaker with the included bungee strap. It wirelessly streams music from your Apple or Android mobile device up to 65 feet away. Battery life is about 9 hours. That way the party doesn’t have to stop when go diving, to the beach, or rock climbing.
Anker SoundCore Sport XL Outdoor Portable Bluetooth Speaker – 16W Output and 2 Subwoofers, IP67 Waterproof & Dustproof, Shockproof, 66ft Bluetooth Range, 15H Playtime, Built-in Mic, USB Charging Port
The Anker SoundCore Sport XL Portable Bluetooth Speaker provides huge and amazing sound in a small package. This speaker features dual subwoofers to add that incredible bass to your music. Since it’s waterproof, you can make a splash with your sounds in the pool or shower. Battery life offered is up to 15 hours for all day fun. The speaker also offers incredible range over 60 feet away. Its rugged tank-like design makes it perfect for indoor or outdoor use.
Bose SoundLink Revolve Bluetooth Speaker, Lux Gray
Immerse yourself in deep, loud, 360-degree sound with the Bose SoundLink Revolve Bluetooth Speaker. Available in two stylish colors and made with a high-quality, durable aluminum body to fit in with most décor, the SoundLink is an impressive speaker that engulfs the room with rich, clear, deep sound and a good balance of bass. Its compact size makes it easy to transport from room to room. Battery life is about 12 hours or more.
Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bluetooth Speaker
Isn’t this coolest Bluetooth speaker in the galaxy? While it looks like the Millennium Falcon spaceship, this is a pretty slick Bluetooth speaker. Not only does it play your music over Bluetooth from 30 feet away, with the touch of a button it plays the Star Wars theme. The coolest part? The back of the spaceship lights up when it is in use. You can even route your phone calls through it.
G-Project G-BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Boombox Speaker Rugged Portable Speaker with Rechargeable Battery (Black)
The G-Boom Wireless Bluetooth Boombox Speaker is a beast of a system. It’s fantastic for parties and it delivers loud, clear sound with amazing bass. It would be very hard to find another Bluetooth speaker that delivers this kind of impressive bass. Battery life is up to 6 hours on a full charge. Thirteen year old boys will love the G-Boom as its built ruggedly so he can even enjoy it outdoors.
Teens not only love listening to music but creating it as well. This Dynamic Vocal Microphone is an affordable option for those into audio recording. The sound quality and build quality are very good. By no means does this match up to the Shure SM58, but this is great for teens getting into vocal performances.
Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone
The secret to any great Youtube channel is good sound quality. If he wants to start his own gaming channel or create a podcast, the best entry level microphone is the Blue Yeti. With a sturdy stand, this microphone simply plugs into your USB port. The 3 condenser microphone captures rich clean recordings in stereo.
Audio Technica AT-LP60 Turntable System
These days everybody is getting into vinyl. The easiest way to start your own collection is with this entry level fully automatic turntable from Audi Technica. Simply connect it to a pair of speakers and load up your favorite record to experience the joy of vinyl.
Is he a guitarist? With the Pick Punch, now he can make an endless supply of guitar picks out of old credit cards and junk mail. He is going to want to make guitar picks out of everything in the house.
Epiphone Les Paul Electric Guitar
This is a great gift for a 13 year old boy that dreams of playing the guitar. The best part? It includes a real guitar. This game actually teaches you how to play a real guitar not the fake plastic ones. It teaches you the basics of how to hold the instrument to more advanced techniques like string skipping. Boys will love that the fundamental skills are thought by playing fun videogame like mini games. With a great track selection of over 50 songs, it’s one of the best ways to learn to play the guitar.
Yamaha APXT2 3/4-Size Acoustic-Electric Guitar
This Yamaha APXT2 3/4 Size Acoustic Electric Guitar with a spruce top finish produces great sound. It’s beautifully designed with great build quality and it’s just the perfect size. This size is perfect for traveling so you can play just about anywhere. The built-in tuner is a welcome addition. To use it as an electric you’ll need an amp with a cable. As for the electric sound, Yamaha has a real winner here!
pBone Plastic Trombone
Would you like to play the trombone? First time players have to get the pBone. You wouldn’t even know that this trombone was made out of plastic. It sounds just as good as an expensive brass trombone. The best part? It doesn’t cost nearly as much. It is great for practicing and training before moving up to the real thing.
Kala Learn To Play Ukulele Starter Kit
Does he want to learn to play a stringed instrument? Made out of high quality rosemary wood with high quality Aquila strings, this Ukulele is a lot easier to pick up than a full size guitar. The best part? It sounds incredible. Even if he is already a guitar player, this one is perfect for travel.
SubPac M2 Wearable Tactile Bass System
Take your games to the next level with this wearable bass system. With adjustable shoulder straps, this crazy looking backpack is designed to push your experience to new heights. You can set the bass to the intensity you prefer. You will feel all the rumble and sound effects from your video games as your body shakes.
Yamaha YPG-235 76-Key Portable Grand Piano
This Yamaha YPG-235 Portable Grand Piano is a fantastic alternative to a full-sized piano. It produces awesome sound through its built-in speakers. We highly recommend a power adapter since one is not included in the package. A learning system is built-in to help beginning players learn to play. It’s one of the best beginning pianos in this class.
Gammon Percussion Full Size Drum Set
This 5-piece Drum Set from Gammon Percussion comes with everything as shown. It comes in a high-gloss black finish and includes the hi hat, crash cymbals, drum sticks, stool, shells, heads, and stands. The drums sound good and it’s easy to assemble. It’s a fantastic entry-level drum set combining performance, quality, and value.
For The 13 Year Old Adventurer
So he loves the outdoors? Here are great gift ideas for 13 year old boys who love that sense of adventure.
GoPro HERO Session
The GoPro Hero suddenly got a whole lot more affordable with this entry level version. This lightweight wearable camera allows 13 year olds to capture even the craziest adventures from dirt biking to snowboarding in 60fps 1080P. The coolest part is that the video quality is the same as the more expensive GoPro cameras.
GoPro HERO5 Black
The GoPro HERO 5 Black delivers stunning 4K video and 12 MP photos in a rugged design. The HERO5 is perfect for recording all the action in your life. It’s waterproof up to 33 feet for recording underwater adventures. It offers great image stabilization and is even capable of creating time lapses. For the best quality video you want to make sure you have sufficient sunlight. The best part? It’s easy to learn and use. Battery life is up to 2 hours on a charge.
90′ Eagle Series Seated Zipline Kit
How would you like a zipline in your backyard? You simply attach the adjustable cable between two trees and mount the riding seat. The entire neighborhood is going to want to come over. Your backyard will never be the same.
ProFitness Wooden Balance Board
What if you could surf right in your own living room? This balance board balances on a wooden board mimicking the same feeling you would get with any board sports. It’s actually quite a workout as you have to use your core muscles. This balance board is great for learning how to balance and body coordination before you get out there and become a daredevil. The best part? You don’t have to worry about the weather.
Envy S5 Prodigy Scooter
The Envy S5 Prodigy is one of the best quality scooters. It’s durably built to last and it comes in four cool finishes. It rides smoothly and it’s fast and feels solid. Because it’s lightweight, it’s great for performing tricks. Teen boys will be excited when they open this gift.
Razor RipStik Ripster
Is your 13 year looking for street cred? Give them the skateboard of the future. RipStick Caster boards are just like skateboards but have two small decks connected by a crossbar. Unlike skateboards, they have two inline caster wheels. To move forward, you make a twisting motion.
Razor Rip Surf
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could go surfing anywhere? The original Razor caster board has been given a surfboard redesign. Unlike a skateboard, you have to swerve your hips back and forth to pick up acceleration, which gives you the feeling you are riding on water. The perfectly placed caster wheels underneath allow you to carve and swerve just like you would do in the water.
Razor Ripstik Caster Board
The Ripstik Caster Board creates a cool skateboard snowboard hybrid. This is the bigger version of the RipStik that is a real blast to ride. This Ripstik rides smoothly thanks to the long wheel base. Don’t accept cheap ripoffs and imitations. This one delivers high quality and it’s durable for lasting fun, making it well worth the price of admission. Your teen boy will think this is so awesome!
Penny Graphic Complete Skateboard
How rad is this? This is simply the best skateboard to introduce anyone to skateboarding. Offered in several styles, the designs are a throwback to the original skateboard. It is friendly enough even for beginners. The best part about a Penny board is its maneuverability. These things turn and move effortlessly. If you are looking for a fun time riding on a skateboard, this board is worth every penny.
Quest Longboard Skateboard
Because of their longer decks, long boards are generally easier to ride than skateboards. Designed to cruise around at high speeds, this long board from Quest is built for beginners. With the ability for deep curves, the big draw is that it feels a lot like riding a surfboard. Whether you are going to class or just skating around the park, this 44 inch bamboo long board takes you where you need to go in style.
EzyRoller Classic Ride On – Blue
The EzyRoller Ride-On is one of the funnest ride-on experiences. Teen boys will love riding these awesome vehicles. It’s such a blast to ride that it will be hard to take a break. They are well constructed and deliver an exciting and unique riding experience.
Monkey Bike Wheel Light M232
The Monkey Light creates an incredible light show on your bike wheel as it spins around. There are 40 patterns to choose from. For speed demons, the lights will completely cover your wheel if you reach a speed about 10 miles per hour. As you ride around town, people may want to slow down just to check out the party on your wheels. That and you will be safe.
Razor SX500 McGrath Dirt Motocross Bike
How does a new dirt bike sound? Meet the Razor SX500. It was developed with the help of the most popular motocross rider of all time, Jeremy McGrath. And boy is this thing cool. Your 13 year old will zip around dirt, gravel, hills, and bumps like a pro. The battery life is pretty good at about 40 minutes. Even parents will want to go for a ride.
Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Hoverboard Self-Balancing Smart Scooter – Black
The Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Hoverboard is definitely a cool gadget. The build quality is very good and it’s easy to use. It’s an absolute blast to ride and deliver nothing short of a thrilling experience! They are relatively stable with quiet and smooth operation and the self-balancing feature makes it easy for beginners to ride. There is a bit of a learning curve if you’ve never tried these boards before. The Hovertrax 2.0 cruises along at 8 MPH and runs for up to one hour. The recommended full charging cycle is at least 6 hours. It supports riders weighing up to 220 pounds.
SWAGTRON T6 Off-Road Hoverboard
How cool is this? What 13 year old doesn’t want this for Christmas? It’s like a Segway without the handles. Why walk when you can cruise around in unbelievable style? The Swagway goes up to 12 mph with a charge that lasts for about 12 miles. Anyone with this will instantly be the coolest kid in the neighborhood. Do you have the swag?
Walkaroo Xtreme Steel Balance Stilts
When you were born, you learned to walk. When you are 13, you have to learn to stilt walk. These stilts can be adjusted from 12 to 17 inches on the ground so you can first get the hang of it. Soon you won’t be walking around without them.
Scratch the World
Don’t poke pins in the walls to mark off the places you have visited. Here’s a simpler and more elegant way! The young traveler in your life will love this scratch off map that allows him to easily keep track of the places he has been to.
Diamondback Overdrive Hardtail Mountain Bike
What 13 year old boy wouldn’t want a mountain bike? It’s almost impossible to get a mountain bike for an affordable price, but this entry level mountain bike is a great way to get into mountain biking. With a solid quality frame and front suspension, this bike can handle fairly decent sized jumps and various trails.
Snow Sled Saucer Heavy Duty
There is nothing more fun than riding down a steep hill than with a sled. With a lifetime guarantee, this heavy duty snow saucer is designed to last on any adventurous slope so you don’t have to worry about any dings. While it is difficult to turn, it’s all about speed. What could be more thrilling than roaring down a hill on a plastic saucer?
Flybar Foam Master Pogo Stick
This isn’t the pogo stick you grew up with. With a full body foam covering, non slip foot pegs, and rubber tip this pogo stick comes ready out of the box for some crazy bouncing action and tricks.
Slackers 50-Feet Slackline with Bonus Teaching Line
Everybody should have a slackline in the backyard. Once you fasten it around two trees or sturdy objects, the fun begins. You will need to find your balance to walk across it. The best part? This one has a training line to help beginners gain their sense of balance. The entire neighborhood is going to want to come on over and see who can walk across it in the fastest time.
Add a little fun to the backyard with this trampoline. While it takes a little while to assemble, it’s a blast to jump on. The foam cushioning and enclosure net are designed with safety in mind. The basketball hoop inside is a nice touch. The best part? Your 13 year old boy will want to go outside and play.
For The 13 Year Old Tool Lover
13 year olds don’t play with toys, they play with tools. These tools make great Christmas gifts for 13 year old boys.
Fisher 400B Space Bullet Space Pen – Matte Black
Have you heard of the Space Pen? The Space Pens make a great gift. It’s a special writing instrument that allows you to write no matter what angle you are writing at – even upside-down! The trick is that this pen doesn’t rely on gravity – instead it is sealed with pressurized nitrogen gas. They are quite durable and nothing beats the compact design. This is one of the coolest pens ever.
Victorinox Swiss Army Pocket Knife
If your 13 year old does a lot of camping and woodwork, this swiss army knife is a handy all in one tool. It’s like having a little toolbox in your pocket.
Leatherman – Wave Multitool, Stainless Steel with Leather Sheath (FFP)
The Leatherman Wave Multitool features seventeen different tools in one. It packs everything from pliers and wire cutters to scissors, screwdrivers, a ruler and more for everyday adventures. It’s one of the best multitools you’ll own in your life. The craftsmanship on this guy is nothing short of amazing! It really comes in handy and it makes for a great gift idea.
Victorinox Swiss Army Swiss Card, Translucent Ruby
This SwissCard is a great tool to have at your disposal for everyday adventures. Stored inside the SwissCard is a blade, ball point pen, ruler, and scissors. It’s a credit card sized kit that can easily be slipped into a wallet and they really come in handy. This is one thing your teen boy will never want to leave home without! Makes a great gift.
Don’t you hate carrying so many keys in your pocket? This might look like a Swiss army knife but it is not. This clever invention holds up to 14 keys in a very compact form, reducing all the bulkiness. It not only stops your keys from jingling, but also makes it more comfortable to sit without your keys pointing in all different directions.
Nite Ize BugLit
This might look like a bug but it is actually a pretty nifty flashlight. It has 3 different light settings from high to low. The coolest part? The bendable rubber legs allow you to position the light just right when you are working on something. It has tons of uses. You can even wrap the legs around something. It makes a very cool gift.
Now you can have 12 different tools packed right in your wallet with Pocket Monkey. This multitool has an orange peeler, screwdriver, letter opener, and more. The best part? It’s about the size of a credit card.
There is no reason for messy hair anymore. Made out of metal, the credit sized Go Comb fits in your wallet so you don’t have to worry if you forgot your comb at home.
Southord PXS-14 Piece Lock Pick Set
How would you like to learn how to pick locks? This set comes with 9 tools. To practice start out with a clear lock allows you to see what you are doing and where the pins are. 13 year old boys will love playing with this more than their Playstation 4. It never gets old and gives you a major adrenaline rush.
Bounty Hunter Metal Detector TK4
Is your son a treasure hunter? Equipped with the Bounty Hunter Metal Detector IV, your son will find all kinds of cools things. It’s super easy to use even for beginners. You might not find gold but it is sure fun trying. That’s worth more than gold.
Stanley 65-Piece Homeowner’s Tool Kit
What thirteen year old boy wouldn’t love his own tool set? With 65 pieces, this set includes wrenches, sockets, screwdrivers, and more. There is nothing like fixing up your own bike or helping dad with the race car with your own set of tools.
J5 Tactical V1-Pro Flashlight
This Tactical Pro Flashlight emits a bright LED light of 300 lumens and extends out 600 feet away. This is not your ordinary torch, it’s rugged, heavy duty, and lightweight – weighing in under a pound. It’s the perfect tool for teens who love camping, hunting, and exploring the Great Outdoors. What’s great is its ability to focus and change the intensity of the light. Most people love that it’s powered by just one AA battery. Great value on a great flashlight.
Luci Inflatable Solar Light
Everybody should have this inflatable LED lantern in their emergency kit. It’s perfect for camping or when the power goes down. It has a built in solar panel which allows you to charge the battery in 8 hours of sunlight. Fully charged, it last for about 7 hours. With 25 lumens, it is bright enough to light a small room.
Luminoodle Portable LED Light Rope and Lantern
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could take an LED light strip wherever you go? Forget flashlights and lanterns! This is way cooler. Powered by a USB battery pack, this rope light is fully portable. The coolest part? You can drape it around anything from a tree branch to your dog.
Olympus Trooper 10×50 DPS
It doesn’t matter if you are spotting wildlife or looking at your favorite player, these entry level binoculars from Olympus are perfect for 13 year old boys. It’s got great optics, magnification, and range for the price. You won’t believe what you can see. Just don’t look through the neighbor’s window.
Shakespeare USCA662MH Ugly Stik GX2 Casting Fishing Rod
The Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 Casting Fishing Rod is a rugged 78-inch medium-heavy power casting rod. This is a awesome rod for catching fish with hard mouths. It’s a solid rod that is lightweight and very responsive and it features great casting performance. You’d be hard-pressed to find a better rod for this good a price. Highly recommended!
The Nerf Rival Artemis XVII-3000 kicks up the intensity a few notches. Don’t let the smaller size of the Artemis fool you. It’s a powerful blaster capable of unloading 30 high impact rounds at opponents with thrilling slam-fire action. The best part? This blaster doesn’t jam like some of the other blasters and it’s very easy to use. It’s great that it’s lighter for extended missions and it’s very easy to reload. Your 13 year old boy will be delighted with this awesome blaster.
Nerf Rival Nemesis MXVII-10K, BlueAges 14+
Gear up for intense competition with the Nerf Rival Nemesis MXVII-10K. The nemesis packs great power and precision to create one of the best Nerf blasters in the line. It features 100 rounds which stands as the new benchmark for high capacity in the Rival series. The blaster has an exciting high firing rate of 100 feet per second. Although the blaster is on the heavier side, its weight is balanced quite well – making it comfortable for longer missions. Plus, the blaster is compatible with Nerf’s rechargeable battery which is a must, as it increases your rate of fire and saves you on costly battery replacements. Highly recommended … a must-have for Nerf fans! It’s worth every penny.
Nerf Rival Khaos MXVI-4000 BlasterAges 14+
Wouldn’t it be cool if Nerf made a blaster for teens? You haven’t experienced a Nerf gun anything like this. Backyard battles will never be the same with the Nerf Rival Khaos MXVI-4000 . The big bad fully automatic Khaos Rival blaster spits out 40 foam balls up to 70 miles per hour in just 11 seconds. These things really fly so you are going to need eye protection just in case.
Nerf Modulus RegulatorAges 8+
Featuring the much-awaited Switch-Fire technology and three different firing modes, the Nerf Modulus Regulator is an awesome blaster that’s powerful. The blaster can shoot single darts, a burst of darts, or rapid continuous shots and fans will love that it’s precise and reliable. The four attachments included are cool and it comes with 2 12-dart clips and two dozen Elite darts. The best part? The near endless customization possibilities make this a real winner for your missions. It’s a must-have for any Nerf fan!
Nerf N-Strike Mega Mega MastodonAges 8+
Do you want to dominate your next Nerf War? This large and powerful Nerf blaster lives up to its name. It’s a monster. There is no other way to describe it. Like a Mastadon, it’s big and bulky but packs some serious firepower. The big highlight is the motorized rotating drum that sends a barrage of 24 darts at targets in under 20 seconds.
Nerf Modulus Tri-StrikeAges 8+
With three guns in one, the Nerf Modulus Tri Strike is like the Swiss Army knife of Nerf blasters. Not only does it look cool, but since it’s a part of the Modulus line, you can pull it apart and configure it how you want to. It fires 3 types of ammo. Need a little firepower? Fire the 10 Elite darts. Need power? Fire the powerful mega darts. It can even fire a Nerf missile.
Nerf Lazer TagAges 6+
There is something about playing Lazer Tag around the holidays that never gets old. You can use these ones from Nerf indoors or even outside whether it is light or dark. With realistic sounds and vibrations, there are several modes of play. Be sure to pick up some rechargeable batteries, because these eat through 6 AA batteries each. The best part? You easily add additional pairs for a larger group.
Laser X 88016 Two Player Laser Gaming SetAges 6-15
Laser X is a super fun laser tag experience for all ages. Thirteen year old boys will love this game of tag. The blasters are well designed and look really cool with colored lighting effects. This two player set is perfect for adding two players to the group. You can choose to be on either the Red Team, Blue Team, or go rogue! The blasters are pretty accurate, registering shots from about 200 feet away. Who’s ready for competitive fun? He’ll be ecstatic when he opens this gift!
Recoil Starter Set with Bonus Grenade Pre-Launch Ages 12+
RECOIL is an all-new incredible laser tag experience for the 21st century. This set includes 2 blasters, a wireless home base, grenade and more. The bonus grenade is exclusive for preorders only. As many as 16 players can join in the game. GPS is used to track each player in the real-world. You can dock your phone on the blaster to view the map and other stats. The blaster features physical recoil and immersive feedback making for one of the most realistic laser gun experiences. And there’s even voice chat. This is like real-world Call of Duty perfect for teen boys … are you game?
Marshmallow Fun Classic Straight Shooter (4-Pack)Ages 6+
What could be more fun than shooting marshmallows at each other? Let the marshmallow wars begin with this 4 pack of Marshmallow shooters! Simply load up these Marshmallow shooters with mini marshmallows and blow them out at targets up to 30 feet away. Remember to get plenty of marshmallows since everyone will want to eat half of the ammo.
Zing Air Storm Fire Tek BowAges 8+
There are plenty of bows out there but how many of them glow in the dark so you can play at night? Simply pull the arrow back to launch it 145 feet. Your young teenager will lose his mind over this.
Daisy Red Ryder BB Pistol Kit
You can’t go wrong with the Daisy Red Ryder. It is one of the most popular BB guns in the whole world for beginners. The Daisy Red Ryder comes with everything you need to get started including safety glasses, the manual, and a few targets. It’s a great tool for teaching kids proper gun safety.
Umarex 2276008 Combat Zone Enforcer
Made out of high quality plastic and using a CO2-powered system, the Umarex Combat Zone Enforcer makes a great first airsoft pistol. For the price, it is probably one of the best entry level air soft guns. In fact, it even outperforms many higher priced guns with great power and accuracy. It has a very solid construction with a great grip. The coolest part? It’s got fixed sights that make it easier to aim the pellet gun and it’s a great value at this price.
Tippmann Cronus Tactical Paintball Gun
Paintball is one of the most requested gifts by 13 year old boys. If you are new to paintball get a Tippmann. The Tippmann Cronus Tactical is a great starter set.
YAKEDA Tactical CS Field Vest Outdoor Ultra-light Breathable Combat Training Vest Adjustable For Adults 600D Encryption Polyester-VT-1063
If you play paintball or with airsoft guns, this vest is legit. It’s got all sorts of pouches and a holster on it for carrying tactical equipment. Great quality for the price.
OutdoorMaster Airsoft Mask
Airsoft guns are not toys. 13 year olds should always wear eye protection to prevent any serious injuries to their eyes.
Genesis Archery Bow Set
There is a reason that the Genesis bow is used in the National Archery School Program. Available in various colors, this is the best bow for beginners. What makes this bow unique is that it is designed for every age group. Anybody can fire this bow regardless of their draw length.
For The 13 Year Old Sports Enthusiast
Some boys just love the smell of fresh air. Here are the coolest sports gifts for 13 year old boys.
Does he love feeling refreshed after sports practice? Made of stainless steel, this double walled insulated water bottle is designed to keep your 13 year old boy’s drink hot or cold for hours. With so many different colors available, you can find it in his favorite color. The best part? The company donates 5% back to charity.
Capture the Flag REDUXAges 12+
Who doesn’t love capture the flag? What do you get when you take the fun of capture the flag and turn out the lights? It’s Capture the Flag Redux. In this modern spin of this classic game, players must steal glowing orbs. With LED boundary markers and glowing flags, it’s like playing a video game. Playing in the dark adds a whole other layer of strategy.
Grab a team of four players and head to the beach to play this fun spin on the game of volleyball. With rules similar to volleyball, players spike the ball back and forth on a low trampoline-shaped net.
Watermelon BallAges 14+
No this is not a basketball or a watermelon. But it’s a ball shaped like a watermelon. Bring this ball out at your next pool party and it is likely to be the center of attention. The coolest part? It can be dribbled on land and even passed around underwater.
Tiki Toss Game
Your fun loving 13 year old boy will want to play one more round of this unique party game. The object of the game is to swing the ring on the hook. It’s sounds simple and boring, but it’s so addictive. Like hitting the bull’s-eye, there is no better feeling in the world than getting the ring on the hook.
L.E.D Light Up Flying Disc
LED lights on a Frisbee? Now that is cool. How could that not be fun? To appreciate this Frisbee you have to see it in the night. It looks like a flying UFO.
Glow City LED Light Up Football
How can you make any ball cooler? Make it glow in the dark. With built in LED lights, this ball makes playing in the dark fun. Throw on a couple glow sticks on your ankles and wrists and invite everybody over when the sun comes down for a party.
Wilson Evolution Indoor Basketball
There is the reason the Wilson Evolution is the most popular indoor basket ball. It has an amazing grip. The ball melts like butter in your hands. Now it comes in a sleek black version.
Spalding Stephen Curry Basketball
Who doesn’t love Stephen Curry? If your thirteen year old boy loves Stephen Curry, he will love this game ball. Featuring colors reminiscent of the Golden State Warriors, this might be the coolest looking basketball ever. With a great grip and excellent bounce, it’s a great outdoor ball and makes a great decoration. Too bad it won’t make you play like Stephen Curry.
Lifetime 1221 Portable Basketball
Going to the park to play basket ball is cool but what if you could practice at home? With the Lifetime 44 inch backboard you can. This is a portable unit with wheels on it, which means the base can be filled with sand or water to give it a sturdy base. You can even adjust the height from 7.5 feet to 10 feet. All the neighborhood boys will want to come over for game time.
SKLZ 10 Man Flag Football Set
What 13 year old doesn’t love football? This 10 Man flag football set is perfect for playing flag football in the backyard, park, or at the beach. The set comes with everything you need including the belt, flags , and 4 goal line cones. For football fans, this tag football set is a touchdown.
Winmau Blade 4 Bristle Dartboard
This professional dart board from Winmau is perfect for 13 year old boys. The board is made of bounce proof wiring which helps to reduce bounce outs. The darts enter the board and stick. Best of all, unlike other dart boards, this board is built to last with high density sisal.
Everlast 70-Pound MMA Poly Canvas Heavy Bag
A boxing bag is a great gift idea for 13 year old boy who just wants to let out some steam while having a bit of fun. This 70 lbs boxing bag is just the right weight for 13 year old boys. It includes the boxing gloves and wrist wraps which are essential for protecting your wrists.
Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball
Unlike cheap quality balls that fall apart and lose air when you kick them around, this one from Wilson is designed to be kicked around all day. Because it is durable, it is perfect for improving your aim. Everybody will be asking where you got it. It’s a great ball for practicing or soccer games and it’s a fantastic value that can’t be beat.
adidas Team Issue Duffel Bag
Do you love going to the gym? When you need to carry your sports stuff around, the Adidas Team Speed Duffel comes in very handy. With plenty of room inside, it comes in several different colors, has an adjustable shoulder strap, and even a shoe tunnel.
Nike Team Training Gymsack
Carry your gym stuff in style with this stylish looking gym sack from Nike. Made from polyester, this gym bag does everything you need it to keep your toiletries, gear, and clothes organized. It’s got a separator in the main compartment that allows you to divide up your dirty clothes and clean clothes.
Rawlings Baseball Mitt
If you have got a baseball fan in your life, there is nothing cooler than receiving a baseball glove for Christmas or your Birthday. In business for a long time, Rawlings makes good quality baseball gloves. Made of beautiful leather, this 12.5 inch glove is perfect for a game of catch or softball.
Idson Muscle Roller Stick
These Muscle Roller Sticks make for a great gift idea for your thirteen year old boy. They are great for loosening your muscles. It’s a quality product and a great size. It’s great for sore muscles – like on your calves, shoulders, neck, back and it even works on your feet. It works best on bare legs versus hairy legs. Your muscles will feel great after a good massage with this tool.
For The 13 Year Old Board Game Lover
Board games are the perfect gift for a 13 year old boy who can’t get enough of them.
Pandemic Legacy Red Board GameAges 13+
This is a fantastic cooperative game that permanently changes as your play. The idea of the game is to cure the different diseases that are spreading across the world that could cause a Pandemic. Each player has a different role which gives them special powers. The only way to win is stop all four diseases.
Codenames is an inventive word game that is played with two teams. The idea is to use a one word clue and a number that describes a bunch of other words. An example would be: pets, 2. So your team would have to find 2 pets among the group of cards without guessing a wrong word. It sounds simple but it requires a lot of strategy.
Exploding KittensAges 7+
What do you get when you combine cute cats, explosives, and cards? You get Exploding Kittens. This simple card game is a lot like Russian roulette with flammable cats. The big draw here is the amazing artwork on the cards. On each turn, you draw a card. If it’s not an exploding kitten card, you are safe. The neat twist is that you can use certain cards to diffuse the exploding kittens.
Hasbro Electronic Catchphrase GameAges 13+
Electronic Catchphrases is a fun game to play with family and friends. As the clock clicks down, you will have to get your teammates to guess the word on the screen without saying it. Once the word is guessed, the game unit is passed to the other team and play continues back forth. It’s frantic game that makes your heart beat faster as the clock ticks down. Expect a lot of laughs, screams, and yells.
Licensed 2 Play Fake News/Real News Card GameAges 10+
Inspired by the Donald Trump presidency, Fake News/Real News is a card game that is fast-paced and fun. With the Trump presidency, the lines have been blurred as to what is real and fake news? Or maybe it’s just ‘alternative facts’ as his party claims. Your objective in this game is to cut through what’s real and not with several quotes to challenge you to the max. Think you have what it takes to determine what’s real and fake news?
Sushi Go Party! Card GameAges 8+
Sushi Go has been updated with more cards to support up to 8 players at once. The idea of the game is to pick a card and pass the rest of the cards to the player beside you. Each card you grab is sort of like grabbing a food item on a conveyor belt. Different combinations of cards are worth a different amount of points. The idea is score the highest amount of points with your combination of cards.
Ticket To RideAges 8-12
Award winning, Ticket To Ride is a classic board game that everyone should play. It’s so simple to play. The idea is to claim railway routes, connecting cities. The longer the routes, the more points you collect.
5 Second RuleAges 10+
Who knew something so simple could be so fun? In 5 second Rule, you will have to think on your feet before time runs out. Players pick up a card with a random question on it like, “Name 3 fruits.” Turn the timer over and you have 5 seconds to “Spit it out!”
Simon Air GameAges 8+
This is not the Simon your parents grew up with. Like the original game, there are 4 colors but you don’t actually smash them. You simply hover your hand near them to activate them, which makes it so much more fun. The game is played just like Simon. You will have to repeat a sequence of flashing colors that gets longer and longer. It’s super addictive.
Simon Optix GameAges 8+
Simon Optix is the first wearable version of Simon. It looks like a virtual reality headset from the future. Inside the headset you can see the different colored lights light up and you have to recall the colors displayed and copy the pattern by placing your hand in front of the appropriate color. Teens will think this is cool and super fun!
Monopoly Gamer EditionAges 8+
Teens love videogames and games. This latest version of Monopoly features Mario and friends in Monopoly Gamer Edition. This version has a bunch of new twists that Nintendo fans will love. First, instead of money it uses coins so players battle for the highest score. The tokens feature iconic Nintendo characters like Mario, Princess Peach, Yoshi, and Donkey Kong. This version contains power-ups and epic boss battles but you still buy properties. Will you be able to overcome Bowser and score the most points?
MONOPOLY: The Legend of Zelda Collector’s EditionAges 8+
Does your teen boy love Zelda? Monopoly: The Legend of Zelda Collector’s Edition is a fantastic gift for Zelda fans. This special edition has a Zelda themed twist to the game. The game board has a cool Zelda illustration and there’s even Zelda inspired money. The tokens feature noteworthy items from the game like the Triforce, Hookshot, Hylian Shield and more. Players will buy. sell, and trade locations based on Hyrule. The game also features speed play rules. Perfect game for family game night. Zelda + Monopoly – it’s a match made in heaven!
USAopoly the Legend of Zelda Clue Board GameAges 8+
Believe it or not some teen boys love their Zelda more than Call of Duty. In this special The Legend of Zelda Collector’s Edition of Clue, the classic mystery game, you’ll need to get to the bottom of the mystery! He’ll need to discover who can beat Ganon, what is needed to beat him, and where is he hiding. Now that’s easier said than done. The game board features a beautiful customized illustration of the world of Hyrule from the videogames. The game is played by three to six players and the Zelda twist to the game is really fun. Fantastic gift for your Zelda fan.
Carcassonne Board GameAges 8-15
Every time you play Carcassonne, the game is different. Players pick up tiles and connect them to the existing tiles by matching various elements. The object of the Carcassonne is to score the most points by placing knights, farmers and thieves on the tiles. The player who scores the most points wins.
Rubik’s Cube GameAges 8+
Rubik’s Cube is a classic 3 x 3 puzzle game that will challenge your teen boy to the core. The object is to get each face of the cube to be all one color. Sounds easy, right? But it’s easier said than done. With billions of possibilities, there is only one correct solution. This set includes the Rubik’s Cube along with a stand. Do have what it takes to solve the ultimate brain-teaser, Rubik’s Cube?
Watch Ya’ Mouth Family EditionAges 8+
In this hilarious game, you stick a mouthpiece in your mouth and try to say fun phrases like “Bob Plays Bingo With Popcorn And Pineapple.” The only problem? Nobody will be able to guess what you are saying. You’ll look completely stupid but won’t be able to stop laughing.
Watch Ya Mouth Throwdown Edition Card GameAges 8+
Watch Ya’ Mouth Throwdown Edition represents the next evolution of this extremely popular and wacky game. This edition features 100 hilarious mouthpiece challenges to create awesome memories. This version contains brand new gameplay and challenges to thrill teen boys. Are you ready to take game night to a whole new level? It’s great fun that never gets old! Get ready for tons of drool and laugh out loud fun!
Speak Out Kids vs Parents GameAges 8+
Speak Out Kids vs. Parents is the wacky and super fun mouthpiece challenge game. Teen boys can take on their parents or friends. The game is real simple and has players guessing phrases to earn cards with the added pressure of a countdown timer. Once you have the mouthpiece in, you won’t be able to close your mouth shut so it makes for some incredibly hilarious fun. Go ahead and Speak Out and don’t be afraid to have some fun!
Bottle Flip Board GameAges 13+
The Bottle Flip Board Game is a fun game that teenagers will love. With more than 100 Bottle Flip challenges, he’ll have a flippin’ awesome time! Do you think you have the competitive fire within to achieve Bottle Flip greatness?
For The 13 Year Old Scientist
Here are some great science gift ideas for 13 year old boys.
EcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystem
The Ecosphere is an amazing little hassle free aquarium. It comes with live red shrimp, plants, and algae inside. The coolest part? You never have to feed them or change the water. The Ecosphere is designed to simulate life on Earth with a self supporting life cycle. Simply place it in an area with indirect light and it’s designed to last between 2 to 3 years, though it can maintain life even longer if you are lucky.
4M Water Rocket KitAges 14-15
Who wouldn’t want to launch a rocket in their backyard? This is a toy that doesn’t disappoint. It blasts 2 liter Soda bottles sky high up to 100 feet into the air with nothing more than a bottle, a little water, and a bike pump. Simply load the bottle up with a little water, pump the rocket, and pull the string. 3 … 2 … 1. Blast off!
LEGO Mindstorms EV3Ages 10-15
Lego Mindstorms EV3 is the newest and best programmable robotic kit for 13 year old boys. It combines a programmable brain and Lego blocks. It comes with multiple sensors that can be programmed to do different things. The robots are programmed through your computer. The kit shows kids how to build 5 different robots but boys can experiment building their own robots with a little experience.
Snap Circuits LightsAges 8-15
Snap Circuits Light introduces light up orbs and bulbs to the electronic snap circuits. With 81 pages in the instructions, kids can create over 175 different projects. One of the projects allows the circuits to light up with the beat of the music from an mp3 player.
Snap Circuits are great for teaching thirteen year old boys how electronics work. There are no tiny wires to mess around with which makes it less intimidating. All of the components including the resistors and capacitors can be snapped together on a plastic board to connect them to make electrical circuits.
littleBits Rule Your Room KitAges 8+
Don’t you hate when your siblings go snooping in your room? This Lego like circuit kit from Little Bits lets you boobytrap your room. All of the circuit components are magnetic so there is no soldering required. The kit contains 8 different projects that teens can build from a weight controlled burglar buzzer to a catapult that launches projectiles when an intruder is detected.
Vilros Raspberry Pi 3 Complete Starter Kit
The Raspberry Pi is a complete micro computer that is under 100 dollars. It was created by a team at Cambridge University to get children interested in computing. With it, teens can learn about basic computing and electronics. It comes as a circuit board. There is so much you can do with it from using it to surf the web to building retro arcades. It’s great for 13 year old boys interested in computers and tinkering around with Linux operating system.
The Arduino Starter Kit
For the 13 year old boy who dreams of making his own electronics one day, the Arduino Starter Kit is the best way to get started. You get a ton of electrical components along with Arduino Uno R3 board. The best part? It comes with a 170 page instruction boos with diagrams and explanations that walks you through 15 projects. Anybody 13 and up will have no problem assembling the projects.
With Makey Makey anybody can become an inventor. This little board allows 13 year old boys to use ordinary objects as a replacement for a keyboard and mouse. Imagine playing a video game with bananas and apples.
Elenco Learn to SolderAges 10-15
With this fun step by step kit, teen boys can learn to solder. The kit is set up like a course. It ‘s the perfect gift idea for anyone interested in electronics.
Elenco Hands On Basic Electronics KitAges 12-16
Here’s a great kit to get started in the world of electronics. This complete hands on kit from Elenco comes with everything you need to learn how to solder and understand basic electronics. The included soldering iron has an adjustable temperature and included stand. Through the activities, you will learn how to identify resistors, capacitors, and inductors. You will also learn how to use the included multimeter to troubleshoot circuits.
Elenco FM Radio KitAges 17+
How would you like to make your own FM radio? Anyone into electronics needs this kit. This is an advanced soldering kit on FM radios. Before you move onto this set, you need to know how to solder. Practice with the learn to solder kit and this set is very doable with the easy to follow directions.
Circuit Scribe Basic KitAges 8+
This might be the coolest science kit ever. Circuit Scribe is a roller-ball pen filled with conductive ink that allows 13 year olds to create circuits by simply drawing them out. Who needs wires? Once you draw out the circuit you simply use the different components to create a circuit. The kit comes with a workbook with 25 pages of lessons.
AmScope M500 Microscope
You don’t have to spend a lot of money for a good quality microscope. Comparable to a high school microscope, this reasonably priced microscope is constructed out of all metal. With a built in light source, it is easy to see the specimen you are working with. It comes with 4 different object lenses with magnification settings from 4X to 100X.
Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope
Does he dream of being an astronaut and know all the constellations? He will love looking at the sky with this portable telescope that simply mounts on your tabletop for easy viewing. With the included magnification settings, you will be able to get a glimpse of everything from Jupiter to craters on the moon.
Thames & Kosmos CHEM C3000Ages 12-15
Teen boys interested in chemistry will love this large set from Thames & Kosmos. It comes with an excellent manual with detailed pictures and diagrams containing many fun experiments.
Simply Coding Create Your Own Game
For The 13 Year Old Artist
Got an artist? He will love getting crafty with these gifts.
Elmer’s Liquid School Glue
Teens love this large gallon of Elmer’s Liquid Glue because it’s perfect for making their own DIY slime. To make slime you’ll also need baking soda and contact lens solution plus any food coloring to create the slime color. Whether he chooses to make slime or use it for arts and crafts projects, good times and fun await.
Harry Potter Magical Artifacts Coloring BookAges 8-12
This is not just any coloring book. It’s filled with magical artifacts from the Harry Potter series that 13 year old boys can color. If he’s a fan of adult coloring books and Harry Potter, this coloring book and a pack of Primacolor soft cored colored pencils is the perfect gift.
Prismacolor Soft Core Colored Pencils
These are not the ordinary colored pencils you grew up with. If you are big fan of the adult coloring books, these Primacolor soft core pencils are pretty much a necessity. These colored pencils go on like silk, creating bold colors. Because they are made of soft wax, the colors blend effortlessly.
Copic Sketch Set of 6 Markers – Greys
Trust us, if he’s an artist, nothing will make him happier than Copic markers. Used by professional artists, these are the best drawing markers in the world. Similar to paint, these felt tip markers will bring his drawings to life like never before. This sketching grays set is perfect for beginners looking to take their art to the next level. Pair it with a sketching pad for the ultimate gift.
3Doodler StartAges 8+
Forget 3D printers! This cool 3D printing pen allows you to draw in mid air. The kit comes with different colors of eco friendly plastics that you load up in the pen. When you turn on the pen, it heats up and melts the plastic so you can write with it.
Walnut Hollow Deluxe Woodburning KitAges 14+
With origins dating back to the caveman, wood burning is the process of using a heated pen to etch wood with art. This kit comes with everything you need to create your own wood burning art. It comes with 2 bass wood plaques. Simply trace or draw your pattern on the wood with the transfer paper. Then etch the pattern in the wood with the heated pen.