Gifts For 13 Year Old Boys

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 2016.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.

For The 13 Year Old Video 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, Sony, 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.

PlayStation VRPlayStation VRcheck price

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.

Nes Classic EditionNes Classic Editioncheck price

Now 13 year old boys can experience the coolness of the original NES. Nintendo is releasing a miniature sized version of this classic console. The system comes built in with 30 of the most popular games including the original Super Mario Brothers. Too bad it won’t load up your old cartridges.

FPS Freek ThumbsticksFPS Freek Thumbstickscheck price

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.

PlayStation Plus MembershipPlayStation Plus Membershipcheck price

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.

Xbox LIVE Gold Membership Xbox LIVE  Gold Membership check price

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.

Classic Zelda Amiibo figuresClassic Zelda Amiibo figurescheck price

Amiibos are toys based on popular Nintendo mascots. This year Nintendo announced that we are getting special Ambiibos to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Zelda. The different Amiibos celebrate the different eras of Zelda games from 8 bit Link to Toon Link. If he’s a fan of Zelda, he is going to want to put these on his shelf.

Sony Playstation 4 ProSony Playstation 4 Procheck price

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 SlimSony PlayStation 4 Slimcheck price

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 SXbox One Scheck price

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.

Nintendo Pokemon Go PlusNintendo Pokemon Go Pluscheck price

Pokemon Go has become a wild success. For dedicated hunters, Nintendo is now releasing a watch accessory to make it a little easier to hunt for monsters. With it, you don’t have to pull out your phone. When Pokemon are near, it will let you know by flashing and vibrating.

Nintendo New 3DS XL Solgaleo Lunala Black EditionNintendo New 3DS XL Solgaleo Lunala Black Editioncheck price

If you love Pokemon, you will love this Pokemon themed Nintendo 3DS. With a black and white design based on the new Pokemon Moon and Sun games on the Nintendo 3DS, this is the perfect way to get ready for the new games. Plus, it’s a great way to play Nintendo’s extensive library of games on the Nintendo 3DS. Unfortunately, you will have to buy the new Pokemon 3DS game separately.

Pokemon Moon And Sun
Rated E
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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.

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Rated E10+
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakenscheck price

Legos and Star Wars Wars? Based on the Force Awakens, this Lego version beautifully translates the movie to Lego form. The excellent narrative closely follows the plot line of the movie with humor you expect in a Lego game. The best part? All of the cool vehicles in the movie have made their way into the game. Imagine piloting an XWing. If he loves Star Wars, he’ll love this game.

Madden NFL 17
Rated E
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There is a new Madden out this year and it is more realistic than ever. The biggest addition? The running game has completely been overhauled to make it more realistic than ever before. It adds a whole new strategic element to the game.

NBA 2K17
Rated E
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NBA 2k 17 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 counterpart. The game is a slam dunk!

Rated E10+
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Minecraft is literally a game for everyone. In this interactive playground, 13 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 Wii U. The Favorites pack comes with some of the best selling add ons.

Rated E
FIFA 17check price

With easy to master controls, FIFA 17 brings soccer to life in videogame form. With exciting fast paced game play, the game manages to capture all of the spectacular goals of a real life game. This year’s game is a little different. You still get the great soccer matchups, but this time around there is new story mode that plays out like a movie.

LEGO Dimensions Ghostbusters Story Pack
Rated E10+
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Lego Dimensions allows players to bring Lego toys into a video game. If you have the starter pack, this year there are a number of expansions including story packs. A story pack includes a Lego vehicle, minifig, and buildable gateway. Both the Ghostbusters and Fantastic Beasts story packs contains six levels based on the new movies

Ratchet & Clank
Rated E10+
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This cartoony shooter is the closest thing to playing a Pixar movie. With a goofy and humorous storyline straight out of a Disney movie, it’s is up to two lovable heroes to save the galaxy from the evil forces. In order to defeat the bad guys, players will have to build up an arsenal of cartoony weapons.

Rated T
Overwatchcheck price

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.

Final Fantasy XV
Rated T
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The latest Final Fantasy is one of the most anticipated games of the year. Unfolding like a fantasy novel, it stars four main “brothers” on a journey against evil. With real-time battles, players use swords, gun, and magic to defeat enemies and huge fantastical beasts. There are a few bad words like sh**t in the dialogue but it is nothing more than you would find in a PG-13 movie. It is the game that Final Fantasy fans have been waiting for.

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Rated T
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With a storyline out of a big budget Hollywood movie, Uncharted 4 tells the story of Nathan Drake. He has retired and settled down with his wife. One day Nathan’s long lost brother shows up, taking Nathan Drake on his final adventure. This Indian Jones inspired action adventure game is filled with fast action gun play and scripted scenes that make you feel a part of the story.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
Rated M
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfarecheck price

There’s a new Call of Duty game for 2016 so that means that 13 years 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. Players take the role of a futuristic soldier in space where people connect with computers, weapons, and other humans. You’ll blow things up, beat things up, and control enemies. Gamers use guns, grenade launchers, and weapons to kill enemies and zombies.

Battlefield 1
Rated M
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This realistic first person shooter puts players right in the middle of World War I. Players use authentic World War I weapons and vehicles to kill soldiers. You’ll control of everything from tanks to horses. The action is fast, frantic, and terrifying with plenty of gunfire, explosions, and gore. It delivers the brutality of being on the front lines in World War I.

Gears of War 4
Rated M
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Gears Of War 4 is this year’s biggest Xbox One exclusive. Set 25 years after the last game, in this post apocalyptic third person shooter, players take the role of JD Fenix and his friends. They must protect their land against an alien invasion. With over the top violence, players use heavy artillery including shotguns, rifles, chainsaws, to destroy, dismember, and kill aliens and soldiers.

Titanfall 2
Rated M
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Imagine Call Of Duty with big giant robots. That’s what Titanfall 2 plays like. Part of the fun is the mobility of your character, who is able to double jump, run on walls, and shoot a grappling hook to ambush enemies. Using heavy artillery like assault rifles, machine guns, snipers, shot guns, and giant robots, players shoot, zap, and squish enemies into bits, causing blood to spurt out everywhere.

PowerA Controller Charging StationPowerA Controller Charging Stationcheck price

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.

HyperX Cloud Gaming HeadsetHyperX Cloud Gaming Headsetcheck price

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.

PlayStation Platinum Wireless Stereo HeadsetPlayStation Platinum Wireless Stereo Headsetcheck price

Does your room sound like a war zone with gunshots and explosions going off all day long? With Simulated 7.1 sound and a built in mic, this pair of wireless headphones is great for Playstation 4 gamers who want to hear all the booms and blasts. In Call of Duty, it feels like you are standing in the middle of a war zone. Set up couldn’t be easier. Simply plug the usb connector into the PS4 and it’s game time.

LucidSound LS30 Wireless Gaming HeadsetLucidSound LS30 Wireless Gaming Headsetcheck price

Do you care about your style? Gaming headsets aren’t supposed to look this good. With easy to use controls and padded ear cups, this wireless headset makes a fashion statement. But it not all looks! With a balanced sound profile, every sound that comes out of it sounds smooth and crystal clear. The best part? This wireless headset is compatible with both the Xbox One and PS4.

Elgato Game Capture HD60Elgato Game Capture HD60check price

Do you want to be the next Pewdie Pie? Then you need the Elgato Capture HD60. The Elgato is the best videogame recording device for streaming to Twitch or Youtube. With it, gamers can stream Ps4, Xbox One, and Wii U gameplay like their favorite Youtuber. Compared to the ones built into the consoles, this one records in 108060FPS. For the 13 year old gamer who has just about everything the Elgato Game Capture makes a great gift.

Xbox One Elite Wireless ControllerXbox One Elite Wireless Controllercheck price

While this is only for serious gamers, this is the best controller money can buy. And it is a lot of money. What makes this controller so incredible is the endless amount of customization. All the parts from the analog sticks to the d-pad can be swapped thanks to the magnetic design.

Xbox One Play and Charge Kit Xbox One Play and Charge Kit check price

Have you ever wondered why the Xbox One Controller isn’t rechargeable? Say goodbye to batteries. This rechargeable battery pack saves you a ton of money on batteries. A single charge can last up to 15 hours. The coolest part? With the 9 foot cord, you can play while you are charging the controller.

Amiibo End Level Display Amiibo End Level Display check price

If you collect Nintendo Amiibo figures, this stand is a cool way to display them. You can layout the blocks however you want. The best part? The blocks have little cutouts for the Amiibos to keep them from falling off.

Steam LinkSteam Linkcheck price

Want to play PC games on your big screen TV? The Steam link makes it easy to wirelessly stream your games on your PC to your TV. The coolest part? You can play with your PS4 or Xbox One controller.

GAEMS Personal Gaming EnvironmentGAEMS Personal Gaming Environmentcheck price

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?

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.

Paladone Pac-Man Ghost LightPaladone Pac-Man Ghost Lightcheck price

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 LampTetris Puzzle Desk Lampcheck price

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 Trek Enterprise Pizza CutterStar Trek Enterprise Pizza Cuttercheck price

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.

Star Wars Vinyl Wall Clock CutoutStar Wars Vinyl Wall Clock Cutoutcheck price

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 Millennium Falcon LampStar Wars Millennium Falcon Lampcheck price

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?

Batman Hooded Robe with BeltBatman Hooded Robe with Beltcheck price

Robes are cool but a robe that turns you into Batman is even cooler. Even a 13 year old superhero has got to relax after a long day of school. With a warm snugly hood and a logo on the front, he will love pretending to be Batman.

Star Wars R2D2 Talking Cookie JarStar Wars R2D2 Talking Cookie Jarcheck price

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 JarDoctor Who Tardis Cookie Jarcheck price

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.

12th Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control 12th Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control check price

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.

For The 13 Year Old Gadget Lover

The newest gadgets are some of the best gifts for 13 year old boys.

Tech Toys

Who doesn’t love tech toys? Here are the best toys for a 13 year old boy.

Sphero BB-8 App-Enabled DroidSphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droidcheck price

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.

Sphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droid with Force BandSphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droid with Force Bandcheck price

Now you can control Sphero’s cool rolling BB-8 robot, using only the Force. This wearable remote control device allows you to control BB-8 with simply a wave of the wrist. If you already own last year’s BB-8, you can purchase the band on its own but there is an option to purchase it as a bundle with battled scarred Sphero.

Anki OVERDRIVE Starter KitAnki OVERDRIVE Starter Kitcheck price

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?

Syma X5C Explorers QuadcopterSyma X5C Explorers Quadcoptercheck price

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 Quadcopter DroneDJI Phantom 3 Quadcopter Dronecheck price

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.


All-New Amazon Echo DotAll-New Amazon Echo Dotcheck price

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.”

Amazon EchoAmazon Echocheck price

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. It can hear you across the room and even over background music.

Amazon Fire TV StickAmazon Fire TV Stickcheck price

This cool inexpensive device lets teens wirelessly stream Hulu, Netflix, Youtube, and Amazon Prime from their smart device to their TV.

Amazon Fire HD 8Amazon Fire HD 8check price

It might not be as cool as the the iPad, but the Kindle Fire HDX is a great tablet for 13 year olds. With a better display, a more affordable price, and great battery life, the Kindle Fire HDX is the best tablet to consume media on especially if you have Amazon Prime.

All-New Kindle PaperwhiteAll-New Kindle Paperwhitecheck price

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 ChargerAnker Astro E1 5200mAh Battery Chargercheck price

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!

LumoPackLumoPackcheck price

How long does it take you to charge your phone? The most annoying thing about your phone is waiting for it to charge. With the LumoPack, you never have to worry. In the time it takes you to eat breakfast, this battery charger will fully charge your phone. In fact, the company promises it can fully charge an iPhone 6 in about 6 minutes.

Skiva Octofire Multi USB ChargerSkiva Octofire Multi USB Chargercheck price

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.

Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 8 Instant CameraFujifilm INSTAX Mini 8 Instant Cameracheck price

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 Fujifilm INSTAX SHARE SP-2 Smart Phone Printer check price

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.

CamKix Phone Camera Lens KitCamKix Phone Camera Lens Kitcheck price

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.

Cocoon GRID-IT! Gadget Organizer CaseCocoon GRID-IT! Gadget Organizer Casecheck price

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.

Star Wars R2-D2 8GB USB Flash Drive Star Wars R2-D2 8GB USB Flash Drive check price

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.

Tile (Gen 2)Tile (Gen 2)check price

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.

iZERCASE Personalized iPhone 6/6S CaseiZERCASE Personalized iPhone 6/6S Casecheck price

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.

Tablift Tablet Stand Tablift Tablet Stand check price

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.

TSTAND iPad standTSTAND iPad standcheck price

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.

Anker Selfie StickAnker Selfie Stickcheck price

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.

TCL Roku Smart 32 Inch TVTCL Roku Smart 32 Inch TVcheck price

Who would have thought a 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.

Philips Pocket ProjectorPhilips Pocket Projectorcheck price

About this size of a post it note, this small portable projector powered by USB can actually fit in your pocket. With the included HDMI cable, it can be hooked up to any modern laptop. With the right set of cables, you can hook it up to Smartphones and tablets as well. At 100 lumens, it’s brighter than other portable projectors of its size.

Fitbit Charge 2 Heart RateFitbit Charge 2 Heart Ratecheck price

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.

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 SessionGoPro HERO Sessioncheck price

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.

90′ Eagle Series Seated Zipline Kit90' Eagle Series Seated Zipline Kitcheck price

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 BoardProFitness Wooden Balance Boardcheck price

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.

Razor RipStik RipsterRazor RipStik Ripstercheck price

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 SurfRazor Rip Surfcheck price

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 Electric Caster BoardRazor RipStik Electric Caster Boardcheck price

The original RipStik just got a whole lot cooler. With a run time of up to 40 minutes on an 8 hour charge, the RipStik is now outfitted with an electric motor in the back that allows you to push faster speeds than ever before. It comes with a wireless remote control that allows you to control the acceleration and braking, meaning you can even ride it up a hill.

Penny Graphic Complete SkateboardPenny Graphic Complete Skateboardcheck price

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 SkateboardQuest Longboard Skateboardcheck price

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.

Monkey Bike Wheel Light M232Monkey Bike Wheel Light M232check price

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 BikeRazor SX500 McGrath Dirt Motocross Bikecheck price

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.

Swagtron T1 Self Balancing Electric ScooterSwagtron T1 Self Balancing Electric Scootercheck price

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 10 miles. Anyone with this will instantly be the coolest kid in the neighborhood. Do you have the swag?

Walkaroo Xtreme Steel Balance StiltsWalkaroo Xtreme Steel Balance Stiltscheck price

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.

Mascolti Scratch Off MapMascolti Scratch Off Mapcheck price

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 Hard Tail Mountain BikeDiamondback Overdrive Hard Tail Mountain Bikecheck price

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 DutySnow Sled Saucer Heavy Dutycheck price

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 StickFlybar Foam Master Pogo Stickcheck price

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 LineSlackers 50-Feet Slackline with Bonus Teaching Linecheck price

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.

Skywalker TrampolineSkywalker Trampolinecheck price

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 will want to go outside.

For The 13 Year Old Blaster Lover

Blaster Lover
Some 13 year olds still love Nerf guns. However, the number one gift on most 13 year old boys’ wish list is either air soft or paintball guns. These things are not toys and aren’t for everybody. They should always be supervised by adults and the proper safety gear and safety precautions should always be observed.

Here are the coolest Nerf, Airsoft, and paintball gifts for 13 year old boys.

Nerf Rival Khaos MXVI-4000 Blaster
Ages 14+
Nerf Rival Khaos MXVI-4000 Blastercheck price

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 Rival Atlas XVI-1200
Ages 14+
Nerf Rival Atlas XVI-1200check price

This loud and powerful pump action Nerf Rival blaster flings out two foam balls at your target with every squeeze of the trigger. The best part? Because you have to manually prime each shot like a shotgun, this blaster doesn’t require any batteries. With extremely fast speeds, eye protection is a must.

Nerf N-Strike Mega Mega Mastodon
Ages 8+
Nerf N-Strike Mega Mega Mastodoncheck price

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-Strike
Ages 8+
Nerf Modulus Tri-Strikecheck price

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 Tag
Ages 6+
Nerf Lazer Tagcheck price

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.

Super Impulse Precision RBS Rubber Band Launcher
Ages 8-15
Super Impulse Precision RBS Rubber Band Launchercheck price

Shooting rubber bands just got a whole lot cooler with this blaster. Simply stretch your rubber band across the top to load it. You can load 6 rubber bands at once. The blaster system allows 13 year old boys to shoot rubber bands with stunning accuracy up to 50 feet away. The coolest part? The Hyperion blaster features a pump action mechanic that flings 14 rubber bands through the air.

Marshmallow Fun Classic Straight Shooter (4-Pack)
Ages 6+
Marshmallow Fun Classic Straight Shooter (4-Pack)check price

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 Bow
Ages 8+
Zing Air Storm Fire Tek Bowcheck price

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.

Aboriginal Blue Angel Wooden Boomerang
Ages 10+
Aboriginal Blue Angel Wooden Boomerangcheck price

There aren’t many gifts that will tear your 13 year old away from the video games, but this boomerang will. Made out of solid wood with a beautiful Australian design, this boomerang will look great spinning through the air back to you. While you’ll have to learn to throw it, the instructions are included.

Daisy Red Ryder BB Pistol KitDaisy Red Ryder BB Pistol Kitcheck price

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.

Soft Air Taurus PT24/7 BB PistolSoft Air Taurus PT24/7 BB Pistolcheck price

Made out of plastic and using a spring loaded system, the Taurus PT 24/7 Co2 makes a great first Airsoft pistol. For the price, it is probably one of the best entry level air soft guns. It has a very solid construction with a great grip. The coolest part? It’s got white dots on the sights that make it easier to aim the pellet gun. You do need to buy the loaders separately for loading the bbs into the magazine.

Tippmann Cronus Tactical Paintball GunTippmann Cronus Tactical Paintball Guncheck price

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.

UTG Sportsman Tactical Scenario VestUTG Sportsman Tactical Scenario Vestcheck price

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.

OutdoorMaster Airsoft MaskOutdoorMaster Airsoft Maskcheck price

Airsoft guns are not toys. 13 year olds should always wear eye protection to prevent any serious injuries to their eyes.

Genesis Archery Bow SetGenesis Archery Bow Setcheck price

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.

Capture the Flag REDUXCapture the Flag REDUXcheck price

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.

SpikeballSpikeballcheck price

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 BallWatermelon Ballcheck price

No this is not a basketball or a watermelon. 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 GameTiki Toss Gamecheck price

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 DiscL.E.D Light Up Flying Disccheck price

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 FootballGlow City LED Light Up Footballcheck price

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.

Spalding Mini Basketball HoopSpalding Mini Basketball Hoopcheck price

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.

Wilson Evolution Indoor BasketballWilson Evolution Indoor Basketballcheck price

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.

Under Armour Stephen Curry Outdoor BasketballUnder Armour Stephen Curry Outdoor Basketballcheck price

Who doesn’t love Stephen Curry? If your 13 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 Lifetime 1221 Portable Basketball check price

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 SetSKLZ 10 Man Flag Football Setcheck price

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 DartboardWinmau Blade 4 Bristle Dartboardcheck price

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 BagEverlast 70-Pound MMA Poly Canvas Heavy Bagcheck price

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.

Mikasa FT5 Goal Master Soccer BallMikasa FT5 Goal Master Soccer Ballcheck price

Unlike cheap quality balls that fall apart and lose air when you kick them around, this one from Mikasa is designed to be kicked around all day. Because it is hard, it is perfect for improving your aim. Everybody will be asking where you got it. The secret? It’s not really a soccer ball. It’s a cross between a volleyball and soccer ball.

Adidas Team Speed Small DuffelAdidas Team Speed Small Duffelcheck price

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 GymsackNike Team Training Gymsackcheck price

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.

Hydro FlaskHydro Flaskcheck price

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.

Rawlings Baseball GloveRawlings Baseball Glovecheck price

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.

For The 13 Year Old Music Lover

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 Solo2 Wireless HeadphonesBeats Solo2 Wireless Headphonescheck price

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.

Skullcandy Uproar Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesSkullcandy Uproar Wireless On-Ear Headphonescheck price

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.

TaoTronics Bluetooth HeadphonesTaoTronics Bluetooth Headphonescheck price

Do you hate ear buds that tangle? Perfect for the iPhone 7 and other smart devices, these wireless earbuds deliver the sound you need to take your music on the go for up to 6 hours. The rubber ear pieces keep them snuggly in place whether you are going for a run or just chilling.

Anker SoundCore Mini Bluetooth SpeakerAnker SoundCore Mini Bluetooth Speakercheck price

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.

SVINZ Shower Bluetooth SpeakerSVINZ Shower Bluetooth Speakercheck price

You won’t believe the bass 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 Wireless SpeakerBose SoundLink Wireless Speakercheck price

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 will lasts about 8 hours.

UE BOOM 2 Wireless SpeakerUE BOOM 2 Wireless Speakercheck price

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.

UE ROLL 2 Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker UE ROLL 2 Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker check price

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.

Music Angel Levitating Bluetooth SpeakerMusic Angel Levitating Bluetooth Speakercheck price

You have never seen a Bluetooth speaker like this. This one is from the future. What makes it so unique? It floats! The lighting effects make it cool to look at while you are bumping your music. With up to 8 hours of playback, it connects wirelessly over Bluetooth to any smart device.

Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bluetooth SpeakerStar Wars Millennium Falcon Bluetooth Speakercheck price

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.

Blue Microphones Yeti USB MicrophoneBlue Microphones Yeti USB Microphonecheck price

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 SystemAudio Technica AT-LP60 Turntable Systemcheck price

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.

Pick PunchPick Punchcheck price

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.

Rocksmith 2014 With Guitar Rocksmith 2014 With Guitar check price

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.

pBone Plastic TrombonepBone Plastic Trombonecheck price

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 Soprano UkuleleKala Soprano Ukulelecheck price

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 SystemSubPac M2 Wearable Tactile Bass Systemcheck price

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.

For The 13 Year Old Scientist

The Scientist
Here are some great science gift ideas for 13 year old boys.

EcoSphere Closed Aquatic EcosystemEcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystemcheck price

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.

Aquapod Bottle LauncherAquapod Bottle Launchercheck price

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 EV3LEGO Mindstorms EV3check price

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 LightsSnap Circuits Lightscheck price

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 Extreme SC-750 Electronics KitSnap Circuits Extreme SC-750 Electronics Kitcheck price

Snap Circuits are great for teaching 13 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 KitLittleBits Rule Your Room Kitcheck price

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 KitVilros Raspberry Pi 3 Complete Starter Kitcheck price

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 KitThe Arduino Starter Kitcheck price

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.

Makey MakeyMakey Makeycheck price

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 SolderElenco Learn to Soldercheck price

With this fun step by step kit, 13 year old 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 KitElenco Hands On Basic Electronics Kitcheck price

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 AM/FM Radio KitElenco AM/FM Radio Kitcheck price

How would you like to make your own AM/FM radio? Anyone into electronics needs this kit. This is an advanced soldering kit on Am/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 KitCircuit Scribe Basic Kitcheck price

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.

Dino-Lite USB Handheld Digital MicroscopeDino-Lite USB Handheld Digital Microscopecheck price

At an affordable price, this little USB microscope is pretty neat. All you need to use it is install the software on your computer and plug the Dino Lite into a USB slot. You can look at whatever you are looking at with the Dino Lite on your computer monitor. Your 13 year old boy will love finding new things to look at under the microscope.

AmScope M500 MicroscopeAmScope M500 Microscopecheck price

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 TelescopeOrion StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescopecheck price

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 C3000Thames & Kosmos CHEM C3000check price

13 year old 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 GameSimply Coding Create Your Own Gamecheck price

What 13 year old boy wouldn’t want to create his own game? Simply Coding offers tons of courses for teens to learn coding. With this package, you get an online access code to access the course material online. This one walks 13 year old boys through creating their own simple games with Javascript through step by step online tutorials.

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.

Victorinox Swiss Army Pocket KnifeVictorinox Swiss Army Pocket Knifecheck price

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.

Compact Key Holder By ThorKeyCompact Key Holder By ThorKeycheck price

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 7 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 BugLitNite Ize BugLitcheck price

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.

PocketMonkeyPocketMonkeycheck price

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.

Go-CombGo-Combcheck price

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 SetSouthord PXS-14 Piece Lock Pick Setcheck price

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 Bounty Hunter Metal Detector TK4 check price

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 KitStanley 65-Piece Homeowner's Tool Kitcheck price

What 13 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.

Luci Inflatable Solar LightLuci Inflatable Solar Lightcheck price

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 LanternLuminoodle Portable LED Light Rope and Lanterncheck price

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 DPSOlympus Trooper 10x50 DPScheck price

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.

Herschel Little America BackpackHerschel Little America Backpackcheck price

Keep him looking sharp with this retro looking backpack from Hershel. With buckles, it’s got an outdoory vibe about it. The magnetic buckles make it easy to access your stuff inside. It’s got a small pocket on the front and a large pocket in main compartment. Inside there is padding laptop compartment that holds up to a 15 inch laptop.

For The 13 Year Old Artist

Got an artist? He will love getting crafty with these gifts.

Harry Potter Magical Artifacts Coloring BookHarry Potter Magical Artifacts Coloring Bookcheck price

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 PencilsPrismacolor Soft Core Colored Pencilscheck price

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 – GreysCopic Sketch Set of 6 Markers - Greyscheck price

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 Start3Doodler Startcheck price

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 KitWalnut Hollow Deluxe Woodburning Kitcheck price

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.

ThingmakerThingmakercheck price

Would you like to create your own toys? The Thinkmaker allows 13 year old boys to design their own toys using pre made templates. Boys print the various pieces of their creation using the 3D printer. All of the body parts snap together to create a toy such as a ninja warrior with a dinosaur head.

SodaStream Source Home Soda Maker Starter KitSodaStream Source Home Soda Maker Starter Kitcheck price

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could make your own fizzy soda? With the Soda Stream, you can make soda out of just regular tap water. All you have to do is pull the carbonating lever to add the perfect amount of fizz to the water. The company even offers flavorings so you may never need another Coke, Sprite, or Dr. Pepper again.

Revell Shelby Cobra 427 Plastic Model KitRevell Shelby Cobra 427 Plastic Model Kitcheck price

Is he looking for a new hobby? Model kits don’t only require creativity, but also you will have to be crafty to paint them and glue them together. While there are some small parts, even 13 year olds can build this (1/24) detailed replica of Shelby Cobra that features a hood that opens.

Angelus Acrylic Leather Paint Starter Kit Angelus Acrylic Leather Paint Starter Kit check price

Are you ready to take your shoes to the next level? With this Angelus acrylic paint, you can create a custom paint job on your shoes. Simply deglaze your shoes with acetone to prepare them. Then you are ready to customize your shoes with this 12 color kit.

Klutz Star Wars Folded FlyersKlutz Star Wars Folded Flyerscheck price

If you love paper crafts and Star Wars, you will love Star Wars Folded Flyers. You will build 6 different paper plane versions of everything from an XWing to Millennium Falcon. The planes are already printed in color but you will have to fold them and cut them very carefully following the various steps. The coolest part? The paper planes actually fly.

Ravensburger 3D The Earth PuzzleballRavensburger 3D The Earth Puzzleballcheck price

Does he love puzzles? This 3D globe puzzle is something a little different. The coolest part? The 540 plastic pieces snugly fit together to form a completely smooth surface. There is even a stand if you wish to make the globe rotate around like a normal globe.

Us State Quarter Collection MapUs State Quarter Collection Mapcheck price

Does he love collecting quarters in a jar? He will love this collector map that holds all 50 State quarters and the 6 territory coins. The coins simply pop in the little slots so there is no glue required. The map is sturdy enough to be hung on the wall. As an added bonus, it will brush up his geography skills.

Room Decor

The game room
Spice up your room with these great gifts.

Heritage Sports BannerHeritage Sports Bannercheck price

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

Umbra Hangit Photo DisplayUmbra Hangit Photo Displaycheck price

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 2017 Wall CalendarStar Wars 2017 Wall Calendarcheck price

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 PosterKeep Out Gamer at Play Video Game Postercheck price

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.

Noob PosterNoob Postercheck price

People started using the word “Noob” to say “you suck” on multiplayer games. If he’s a gamer, this is probably his favorite word. Why not put it on the wall and frame it? That way everybody can know about it.

Personalized Gamer Name Decal Personalized Gamer Name Decal check price

Every 13 year old guy needs his name printed on the wall with Minecraft text. All his friends will want one too.

EAT SLEEP MINE Gamer Wall Decal StickerEAT SLEEP MINE Gamer Wall Decal Stickercheck price

Does he spend most of his waking hours talking about creepers, zombie pigman, and ghasts? Then he will love this wall decal that says “Eat, Sleep, Mine“ on his wall.

JP London Framed Retro Nintendo Video Game ControllerJP London Framed Retro Nintendo Video Game Controllercheck price

If he’s addicted to video games, help him level up his room decor with this awesome framed poster that says “Control Your Life!”

Dxracer Gaming Chair Dxracer Gaming Chair check price

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.

SUCK UK Punch Bag Drawstring Laundry BagSUCK UK Punch Bag Drawstring Laundry Bagcheck price

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.

NFL Plush Raschel Throw Blanket NFL Plush Raschel Throw Blanket check price

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 ThrowSunbeam Microplush Heated Throwcheck price

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 PillowcaseHoodiePillow Hooded Pillowcasecheck price

He probably lives in his hoodie all day so why not sleep with one at night? This hoodie pillowcase is built for 13 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.

MagicLight Bluetooth Smart LED Light BulbMagicLight Bluetooth Smart LED Light Bulbcheck price

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.

Homdox Folding LED Book LampHomdox Folding LED Book Lampcheck price

Disguised as a book, here’s a light like no other. This folding lamp can be folded flat into a hardcover book. When you open up the book, it creates a majestic white light that spans 360 degrees. It is the perfect nightlight.

Pongo Portable Table Tennis SetPongo Portable Table Tennis Setcheck price

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?

Hathaway Hurricane 54″ Foosball TableHathaway Hurricane 54check price

What 13 year old doesn’t love foosball? The game room is not complete without a foosball table. Get your game on with this 4.5 foot foosball table from Hathaway. The table comes with 13 players on each team. It offers hours of laughs, screams, and giggles.

EA Sports Air Powered Hockey TableEA Sports Air Powered Hockey Tablecheck price

If you are looking for that big Santa Clause gift, 13 year old boys will think this is the best gift ever. Measuring 7 feet, this full sized sturdy arcade table is the closest to something you would find in an arcade. A built in fan keeps the puck moving while the LED scoreboard above the table keeps track of the score, spitting out realistic sound effects. The coolest part? It has cup holders.

For The 13 Year Old Builder

Got a builder? These building sets are the perfect gifts for teenage guys.

LEGO Minecraft Crafting Box 21116
Ages 8+
LEGO Minecraft Crafting Box 21116 check price

Minecraft is all the rage amongst the 13 year old crowd. It started out as a game that now has micro building sets from Lego. This is the best Lego Minecraft set out now. They give you 518 pieces and say build whatever the heck you like. With endless possibilities, the Crafting Box is the closest Lego set to the “real” game.

LEGO Star Wars Resistance X-Wing Fighter 75149
Ages 8-14
LEGO Star Wars Resistance X-Wing Fighter 75149check price

It’s Star Wars! It’s Lego! With 740 pieces and 3 minifigures, 13 year old boys get to build a super detailed version of the iconic XWing that was seen in the beginning of the The Force Awakens. With its brand new grey and blue color scheme the XWing has never looked better.

LEGO Ghostbusters Ecto-1 21108
Ages 10+
LEGO Ghostbusters Ecto-1 21108check price

Who you gonna call? Lego! Based on the original Ghostbusters movie, the Ecto-1 is 503 piece Lego replica of the iconic vehicle. The set includes minifigs of the 4 original characters complete with their gear. It even comes with a stand to show them off. The only thing missing is a Slimer minifig.

LEGO Architecture New York City 21028
Ages 12+
LEGO Architecture New York City 21028check price

Now 13 year old boys can bring the amazing New York City skyline to life with this 598 piece set. There are 5 buildings to build including the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Flatiron Building, and World Trade Center.  All of the buildings can be built on the base, which makes it easy to display the beautiful set on a desk.

LEGO Minecraft The Fortress 21127
Ages 8+
LEGO Minecraft The Fortress 21127check price

With 5 minifigs including Steve, 3 skeletons, a horse, and sheep, The Fortress is one of the best Lego Minecraft sets. With this set you build little modules and you put them together to build a large fortress or castle. The coolest part? Like the game, you can use your creativity to put each of modules together in a different way to create your own castle.

LEGO Technic Drag Racer 42050
Ages 10-16
LEGO Technic Drag Racer 42050check price

Who doesn’t love vehicles? These Lego Technic sets are better than regular sets for 13 year old boys. The sets have more complicated builds with beams and connectors. This allows kids to create cool mechanical vehicles with moveable parts. This here is the Drag Racer. With this set you will build the engine with moving pistons and a working steering. How awesome is that?

For The 13 Year Old Book Lover

The book lover
He won’t put his favorite book down? These books make excellent gifts for teenagers.

Guinness World Records 2017Guinness World Records 2017check price

What is the world’s largest animal? It’s the whale, which can weigh 28 times the weight of a dinosaur. The Guinness World Records 2017 is filled with a bunch of world records from everything from Minecraft to sports.

Guinness World Records 2017 Gamer’s EditionGuinness World Records 2017 Gamer’s Editioncheck price

We bet you didn’t know that Sonja Reid was the most followed female video gamer on Twitch. Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition contains tons of fascinating video gaming achievements just like this. This book is a must have for gamers.

The Dangerous Book for BoysThe Dangerous Book for Boyscheck price

Just about every 13 year old boy has to own the Dangerous Book for boys. Forget playing videogames. Real boys should know how to fish, build stuff, and tie knots. It has all sorts of “dangerous” stuff for boys. It’s like a dictionary of how to be a boy.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Visual DictionaryStar Wars: The Force Awakens Visual Dictionarycheck price

This Star Wars visual dictionary is the perfect companion to the The Force Awakens movie. Using a double page spread, the book is filled cover to cover with beautiful pictures from the movie. Along with the pictures, there is a ton of background information and facts. After reading this book, you will get new appreciation for the movie.

Star Wars Rogue One The Ultimate Visual GuideStar Wars Rogue One The Ultimate Visual Guidecheck price

Go watch Rogue One before checking out this complementary visual dictionary. Featuring artwork, characters, vehicles, interviews, and details from the Rogue One, there are a ton of spoilers inside this 160 page action packed visual dictionary. With beautiful photos and insights, it’s a must have gift for any Star Wars nut.

Harry Potter Paperback Box SetHarry Potter Paperback Box Setcheck price

Who doesn’t love Harry Potter? This paperback box gift set includes all 7 of the original stories in the Harry Potter series. The books tell the story of Harry Potter’s epic journey from his early days at Hogwarts to his days as a master wizard taking on Voldemort. Now is the perfect time to start this magical adventure.

Harry Potter and the Cursed ChildHarry Potter and the Cursed Childcheck price

When it was announced that a new Harry Potter book was coming, Harry Potter fans couldn’t believe it. Just about every Harry Potter fan is going to want to read Harry Potter and Cursed Child. Written by Jack Thorne, the book is actually based on a two part play that takes place 19 years after the Deathly Hallows.

Pottermore Presents (3 Book Series) Pottermore Presents (3 Book Series) check price

We are so excited that there are 3 new books in the Harry Potter series. Written by J.K. Rowling, these bite sized ebooks offer Harry Potter fans a new insight into the wizarding world of Harry Potter. The only problem? They are too short.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets IllustratedHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Illustratedcheck price

Last year, it was revealed that we get to experience the entire Harry Potter series all over again in illustrated form. All of the artwork is done by the award winning British artist, Jim Kay. We can’t wait to see what he has in store for us in the second illustrated Harry Potter book, The Chamber Of Secrets.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find ThemFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Themcheck price

This is the year for Harry Potter fans. Not only are we getting a ton of Harry Potter stuff, but Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is coming. Set 70 years before Harry Potter, the new film explores the life of Newt Scamander, who lets giant beasts loose in New York City. Written by JK Rowling, this is the screenplay based on the new movie.

Percy Jackson and the OlympiansPercy Jackson and the Olympianscheck price

Do you like mythical monsters, gods, and goddesses? Based on Greek Mythology, Percy Jackson and the Olympians follows an ordinary boy who finds himself transformed into a hero in this classic five part book series filled with adventure and wonder.

Magnus Chase: The Hammer of ThorMagnus Chase: The Hammer of Thorcheck price

Fans of Percy Jackson will love Rick Riordan’s new Norse mythological series, Magnus Chase. It stars Magnus, who finds out he is the son of a Norse god. With the first book already released, the sequel is now out and Magnus must solve the mystery of Thor’s missing hammer.

Maze Runner: The Fever CodeMaze Runner: The Fever Codecheck price

Often mysterious, the Maze Runner series has filled is with excitement, intrigue, and action. The Fever Code is the conclusion to the popular Maze Runner series. In this prequel, the author is promising to reveal what we wanted to know all along: How exactly was the maze built?

Michael Vey 6: Fall of HadesMichael Vey 6: Fall of Hadescheck price

The 6th book in the Michael Vey series is here. Michael Vey seems like another ordinary kid but he has super powers. Not only is he super fast, but he can shoot electricity out of his hands. He will have to work with his friends in the Electroclan to foil Dr. Hatch’s plan to take over the world. Until the end, the book will keep you on the edge of your seat with a nonstop adrenaline rush.

Diary Of Wimpy Kid Double DownDiary Of Wimpy Kid Double Downcheck price

Even if your 13 year old boys doesn’t love reading, he will love reading through this book to the end. Filled with humor, the Diary Of the Wimpy Kid books all have a worthwhile message. It’s so easy to identify with the characters in the story. This time around we are going to get to know about Greg in an all new way as we learn what makes him unique.

For The 13 Year Old Movie Lover

The movie lover
Get him his favorite movie on DVD.

Star Wars Trilogy Episodes I-III
Rated PG-13
Star Wars Trilogy Episodes I-IIIcheck price

Everybody is super into Star Wars right now so it’s a great time to catch up on the older movies. Every Star Wars fan should have a copy of the prequel trilogy on Bluray. While they are not as good as the original trilogy, there are some memorable moments in it like the podracing.

Star Wars Trilogy Episodes IV-VI
Rated PG
Star Wars Trilogy Episodes IV-VI check price

Nobody can ever forget the epic battle of Darth Vader and Luke in the original trilogy. With an epic journey, this tale sends our heroes on an unforgettable journey against the evil Empire. Now you can relive the entire original trilogy on Bluray.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Rated PG-13
Star Wars: The Force Awakenscheck price

Who didn’t love The Force Awakens? A long time fan of the franchise, director J.J. Abrams helped breathe life into this series with a distinctly human story. With memorable characters, scenes, and plot developments, the film is a perfect mix of the old and the new. Now you can experience the adventure on Bluray.

Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Collection
Rated PG-13
Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Collectioncheck price

Even years after its release, Harry Potter remains as popular as ever. It’s not all about the books. The movies actually were able to live up to the books, bringing the pages of the books to life. The best part? Nothing was sacrificed. If you have never watched the movies, now is a great time to revisit the movies on Bluray.

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War
Rated PG-13
Marvel's Captain America: Civil Warcheck price

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War is one of the best superhero movies of all time. With a wonderful array of superheroes, special effects, and plenty of action, it is hard not to be enthralled by the movie. There were so many memorable scenes. Our favorite? The fight scene at the airport was spectacular. Experience the entire roller coaster ride all over again on Bluray.

For The 13 Year Old Board Game Lover

board games
Board games are the perfect gift for a 13 year old boy who can’t get enough of them.

Watch Ya’ Mouth Family Edition
Ages 8+
Watch Ya' Mouth Family Editioncheck price

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.

Pandemic Legacy Red Board Game
Ages 13+
Pandemic Legacy Red Board Gamecheck price

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.

Ages 14+
Codenamescheck price

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 Kittens
Ages 7+
Exploding Kittenscheck price

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 Game
Ages 13+
Hasbro Electronic Catchphrase Gamecheck price

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.

Sushi Go Party! Card Game
Ages 8+
Sushi Go Party! Card Gamecheck price

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.

Across The Board Baseball
Ages 8+
Across The Board Baseballcheck price

Does he love baseball? The beautifully made board game simulates the game of baseball with dice. As players roll the dice, different combinations perform different actions. For example, if you roll a 1 on both dice, you hit a homerun.

Ticket To Ride
Ages 8-12
Ticket To Ride check price

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.

Catan 5th Edition
Ages 10+
Catan 5th Edition check price

This strategy game has player developing their settlement to conquer an uninhabited island. Players must trade with each other to acquire resources to build their settlements. The coolest part? Because the game board can be rearranged in different ways, each game feels fresh.

5 Second Rule
Ages 10+
5 Second Rulecheck price

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 Game
Ages 8+
Simon Air Gamecheck price

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.

Carcassonne Board Game
Ages 8-15
Carcassonne Board Gamecheck price

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.

For The Fashionable 13 Year Old Boy

Fashion Gifts
It’s hard buying clothes for teenagers. These are the perfect fashion gift ideas for a 13 year old boy.

AXE Regimen Gift Set for MenAXE Regimen Gift Set for Mencheck price

Most 13 year old boys love the Axe body products because they have a clean masculine scent. Axe is known for its powerful scent so you don’t have to spray much of it. Available in multiple fragrances, this gift set includes a trio of products: body wash, antiperspirant, and fragrance spray.

Dove Men Plus Care Everyday Gift PackDove Men Plus Care Everyday Gift Packcheck price

Dove makes a great line of body products for men. The fragrances in the line smell great without being too overpowering. This gift pack contains a body wash, shampoo, and deodorant. If you don’t know what to get a 13 year old boy, this makes a great gift for any teenager.

Oral-B Pro 1000 Electric ToothbrushOral-B Pro 1000 Electric Toothbrushcheck price

With 3 different modes, this rechargeable electric toothbrush from Oral-B gets your teeth much cleaner than an ordinary brush. The simple to use one touch button interface makes it easy to operate. It has a built in pressure sensor and timer to ensure that you are not applying too much pressure or brushing too long.

Casio DW9052-1BCG “G-Shock”Watch Casio DW9052-1BCG check price

The G-Shock line of watches are fashionable enough for even a 13 year old boy. These watches are made to be very rugged. This one features a digital display and military time. He’ll love it so much that he might sleep with it.

Under Armour All Sport Crew Socks Under Armour All Sport Crew Socks check price

Socks? These aren’t just any socks. These socks have become the latest fashion statement for 13 year old boys. They come in different colors so you can even get your school colors.

Stance Star Wars Crew SocksStance Star Wars Crew Sockscheck price

Meet the socks from a galaxy far far away. Made out of a cotton blend, they are the perfect stocking stuffer for any Star Wars fan.

For The 13 Year Old Foodie

Who doesn’t love food? Satisfy his craving with these gifts.

Star Wars BB-8 6 Pack Mini FridgeStar Wars BB-8 6 Pack Mini Fridgecheck price

Nothing is “cooler” than a BB-8 mini fridge. No 13 year old wants to leave their room to go to the kitchen to grab a soda. Now he doesn’t have to. This mini fridge holds 6 canned beverages so he can pop a soda anytime he has friends over. What could be cooler?

Vandor Darth Vader Ceramic MugVandor Darth Vader Ceramic Mugcheck price

There is nothing like waking up to a hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Do you know somebody who can’t stop thinking about Star Wars? This sculpted Dark Vader mug is the perfect way for them to go to the dark side every morning.

Mugg With a HoopMugg With a Hoopcheck price

Give him a reason to play with his food in the morning with this sports themed mug. He has to make time to practice his jump shot. It’s the perfect gift for any 13 year old sports fan.

Hershey’s 5-Pound Candy BarHershey's 5-Pound Candy Barcheck price

If he’s a big chocolate lover, there is nothing bigger than this giant sized Hershey bar. Weighing 5 pounds, it’s 50 times larger than a normal one. If he can’t get enough of chocolate, this giant candy bar makes a great gift.

World’s Largest Gummy Bear 5-poundsWorld's Largest Gummy Bear 5-poundscheck price

Who doesn’t love gummy bears? Let’s just say, he won’t be able to lose this massive 5 pound gummy bear. About the size of a small teddy bear, it’s probably the equivalent of over 1000 normal sized gummy bears. Yeah, it’s that big.

KISSES Giant Milk ChocolateKISSES Giant Milk Chocolatecheck price

Give him a Giant Kiss! Not on his cheeks, but with this giant Hershey Kisses. What could you not love about a ginormous Hershey Kisses? It’s a big slob of chocolate that tastes just as good as the regular sized ones.

Lindt LINDOR Milk Chocolate TrufflesLindt LINDOR Milk Chocolate Trufflescheck price

Who doesn’t love chocolate truffles during Christmas? These delicious orbs of chocolate heaven melt in your mouth, releasing the creamy inside. Just be warned, you won’t be able to control yourself.

Godiva Chocolatier Truffles 12 Piece Gift SetGodiva Chocolatier Truffles 12 Piece Gift Setcheck price

Godiva makes good quality chocolate. With assorted flavors, this Godiva 12 piece chocolate truffles gift set is the perfect gift for anybody with a sweet tooth. Our favorite flavor? The Creme Brulee, which is full of Carmel.

Kracie Popin DIY Japanese Candy KitKracie Popin DIY Japanese Candy Kitcheck price

Want to try something a little different? These Japanese DIY kits have become world famous on the Internet. With them, you can make all sorts of food out of powders like burgers. Yes, it’s weird but, but the kits are so fun to make.

Astronaut Neapolitan Ice CreamAstronaut Neapolitan Ice Creamcheck price

Would you like to try ice cream from space? This freeze dried ice cream doesn’t melt or require refrigeration but the minute it hits your mouth, it melts in your mouth just like real ice cream. It’s the perfect stocking stuffer.

Chocolate Candy Gift NomNom DelightsChocolate Candy Gift NomNom Delightscheck price

Dessert just got a lot more interesting. The best type of pizza party is a chocolate pizza party.  While this looks just like a regular pizza, it’s made of chocolate, crunchy popcorn, and candy toppings. It even comes in a pizza box.

Presto Belgian Bowl Waffle MakerPresto Belgian Bowl Waffle Makercheck price

Who wouldn’t love waffles on the weekend? Now your weekend chef can use this waffle iron to create fun edible waffle bowls. The coolest part? You don’t even need dinnerware to eat breakfast. Just put your breakfast in the waffle bowl and when you are done eat the waffle bowl.

Great Northern Candy Gumball MachineGreat Northern Candy Gumball Machinecheck price

Give the gift of a sugar rush with this authentic 15 inch gumball machine. Fill it with M&Ms, jellybeans, or gumballs. You can even set it to accept coins before dispensing the candy. Just don’t supply the coins.

Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich MakerHamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Makercheck price

Why go to a fast-food restaurant when you can make your own breakfast sandwiches? This sandwich allows you to start of the day with a delicious egg sandwich. Simply load in the layers with a healthy helping of cheese on top. In 5 minutes, you have breakfast. If you are feeling adventurous, you can try different breads and toppings.

Keurig K55 Coffee MakerKeurig K55 Coffee Makercheck price

If he can’t live without caffeine, a Keurig is a must. This magical machine allows anybody to make specialty coffees at home. All you have to do is buy the K-cups. There are K-cups for everything from Starbucks to Pete’s Coffee so you never have to visit a coffee shop again to get your caffeine fix.

Gag Gifts For 13 Year Old Boys

Make him laugh really hard with these great gag gifts.

Money MazeMoney Mazecheck price

Does he just want cash? Then make him work for it with this money maze puzzle. The fun part? Watching him try to guide the ball through the maze and unlock the money gift inside. It’s priceless.

Puzzle Pod CryptexPuzzle Pod Cryptexcheck price

Here’s fun way to transform an ordinary cash gift into a memorable one. Simply stash money or a gift card inside this puzzle pod. Then use 5 letters to set a password that will unlock the gift. The fun part is using your creativity to reveal each letter. You can set up a scavenger hunt or make him do chores.

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Make him feel like a millionaire with this money dispenser. While it doesn’t actually print money, it’s a fun way to give money as a gift. Simply stick a bunch of 1 dollar notes together using the included tape. Then watch the excitement on your 13 year old’s face as he pulls the dollar bills out of the box.

Prank Pack Extreme Chores Prank Pack Extreme Chores check price

He was expecting a new video game, but instead you got him something even better. It’s a motion activated game where you do chores. Unfortunately, it’s not a real video game. It’s a prank box. Stick the real gift inside and bite your tongue when he opens his gift.

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Does he want to look older? At 13, he’s probably not old enough to grow a real beard. Help him out with this beanie that has a built in knit beard. The weird part? It actually keeps you as warm as a bear in the winter months.

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Emojis are taking over everything. Shaped like an Emoji, this is just like the Magic 8 ball you had when you were a kid. You can ask it anything like “Should I do my homework?” Then shake it and it will give you 12 funny answers like “Ask Grandpa.”

Hillary Clinton Laughing PenHillary Clinton Laughing Pencheck price

What if you could capture Hillary Clinton’s laugh and put in inside a pen. This laughing pen is so awesome. It not only sounds like Hillary Clinton, it opens and closes its mouth when it laughs.

Donald Trump Talking PenDonald Trump Talking Pencheck price

Donald Trump is known for his memorable sayings. Now you can hear him anytime with this pen. Push down on his hair and Donald Trump will blurt out 8 different sayings like “I will build a great, great wall on our southern border. And I will have Mexico pay for that wall.” The best part? It sounds just like Donald Trump.

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These are tiny hands! Who knew that so much of fun could come out of something so tiny? Simply wear a pair of long sleeves and grab these tiny hands by the handle. Be prepared for funny looks.

Jelly Belly Bean Boozled Spinner GameJelly Belly Bean Boozled Spinner Gamecheck price

If you haven’t heard of Bean Boozled, this is a great gag gift. It’s a box of jellybeans with a spinner on it. You simply spin the wheel and eat the colored jellybean you land on. The twist? Each colored jellybean has a normal flavor like juicy pear and another one that tastes so awful that you will want to spit it out. You won’t know until you bite into it.

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At 13, he’s probably too young to have a girlfriend. If he insists on getting a girlfriend, get him this pillow instead.

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Who said you need snow to have a snowball fight? These lightweight snowballs are perfect for indoor snow fights all year round. The snowballs are like pom-pom balls, but you can throw them really well. The best part? You don’t have to worry about causing any damage.

Gift Cards For 13 Year Old Boys

Gift Cards
If you don’t know him well enough, get him a gift card.

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These Birthday coupons are a great gift idea for any 13 year old boy. With 20 unique coupons that you must fulfill, it’s something he can enjoy long past his special day.

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You will never go wrong with a gift card to Starbucks. It’s a perfect gift for coffee lovers, but Starbucks has got more than just coffee. Gift Gift Cardcheck price

Amazon is the biggest online retailer. Amazon has practically every product a 13 year old boy could ever want. Want a videogame? It has it. Want a gadget? It has it. Plus, the company gets you your products in a timely manner.

Playstation Gift CardPlaystation Gift Cardcheck price

If you don’t know what game to get your Playstation gamer, just get them a Playstation Store gift card. That way they can download their favorite game.

Xbox One Gift CardXbox One Gift Cardcheck price

Don’t know what to get your 13 year old Xbox One gamer? With an Xbox One Store gift card, your Xbox One gamer can download their favorite game online.

Netflix Gift CardNetflix Gift Cardcheck price

This Netflix gift card makes it easy to give a Netflix subscription as a gift. It’s so much more personal than just cash and lets him binge watch his favorite shows.

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Who doesn’t love a night out at the movies? For the 13 year old that loves the movies, this movie gift card makes the perfect stocking stuffer.

Loot Crate Subscription BoxLoot Crate Subscription Boxcheck price

Long after Christmas or his Birthday, a Lootcrate subscription is the gift that keeps on giving. It’s a monthly subscription box filled with geeky stuff that any 13 year old boy would love.

Cloud9 Experience Gift CardCloud9 Experience Gift Cardcheck price

If he’s adventurous, get him a Cloud9 experience gift card. The company offers different experiences from zip lining to indoor skydiving, depending on the area. With a gift card, your 13 year old can choose his favorite experience.

Sports / Concert Tickets Sports / Concert Tickets check price

If he is into sports or loves music, get him tickets to a game or to see his favorite artist in concert. Scorebig makes it affordable to get discount tickets. Score!

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He probably wouldn’t mind an iTunes gift card. That way he can buy his favorite music and apps.

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Don’t know what to get your video game lover? Get him a gift card to GameStop! It carries all video game related merchandise.

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12 Responses to Gifts For 13 Year Old Boys

  1. Samblez November 1, 2016 at 11:45 pm #

    good list =P

  2. Somekid November 9, 2016 at 1:04 pm #

    I have the UE BOOM and I love it super loud

    Just enough to get in a Lil trouble ;p

  3. Emily November 10, 2016 at 7:12 am #

    Amazing list – thanks!

  4. Person November 13, 2016 at 11:05 am #


  5. Some guy who is 13 November 26, 2016 at 4:20 pm #

    This list is lit to the max

  6. pffhh December 1, 2016 at 1:45 pm #


  7. Emily December 2, 2016 at 11:42 pm #

    Omg thx sooooo much I definitely have this Christmas planned

  8. Some other kid who's 13 December 17, 2016 at 6:58 am #

    This is lit

  9. Some other guy who's 13 December 17, 2016 at 6:59 am #

    Yup, lit to the max.

  10. Aunt Chrissi December 17, 2016 at 12:03 pm #

    Thank you for helping me – a 47 year old aunt – find a cool gift for my 13 yo nephew! And I found cool gifts for many adults on my list too 🙂

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      Toy Buzz December 19, 2016 at 5:44 pm #

      Hi Aunt Chrissi, thanks for the comment! Glad you found so many super cool gifts.

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