30 Gift Ideas for a 13 Year Old Boy

Updated on January 27th, 2021
By Louise
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It is not always easy to know what to buy as gifts for boys. When they turn thirteen and become a teenager then you may want to buy them a really special gift to celebrate this occasion. However, it might be tricky to find them a suitable gift. This is why we have put together this list of gift ideas that you can choose from. We have picked for a range of items at different prices in order to make sure that there will be a gift that is suitable for everyone and will be within your budget as well.

30 Presents for a 13th Birthday Boy

This is a short-sleeved t-shirt which has a white circle printed on it and says ‘Awesome since 2007’ with a star in the middle and ‘great year’ written across it. It is available in various sizes and a few colour options as well. It is made from a mix of cotton and polyester and is therefore soft and comfortable to wear and will not stretch out of shape. It is machine washable.

This is a white mug which says ‘Keep calm I’m a teenager’ on it in blue with a crown design. It is on both sides of the mug which means that it is suitable for left and right-handed people. It is 9.5cm x 8cm in size and it comes in a box. This means that it is nice and easy to wrap up and give as a useful and fun gift.

This is a hoodie which says on it ‘Do not disturb gaming mode activated’ on the front of it. It comes in blue or black and in various sizes suitable for children aged 5-14 years of age. It has a large kangaroo pouch pocket on the front. It is made of cotton and polyester so it is soft to wear as well as warm and comfortable and will keep its shape well.

This is a Lacoste unisex watch. It has a silicone strap and is dark blue in colour. The face is also blue with white numbers. It has a sporty style which will work on most occasions. It is 18cm long and 14mm wide and has a buckle on the strap. It is water-resistant and has a quartz movement. It comes in a gift box which means that it is all ready to give away.

This is a game by Mattel called Bloxels where the idea is that you build your own computer game. You build the board using physical pieces and an app and it will help you to create a room, character and game art. So you put plastic blocks on the board to work out how you want things to look and then use the app to incorporate them into a game.

This is a mini drone with a camera on it which is easy to use. It is a remote-control quadcopter and comes in a choice of four colours. It is really easy to fly using a smartphone. It can do flips and rolls and has 6-axis gyro flight control systems which makes it better and safe to use. It takes 60 minutes to recharge the batteries which give 8-10 minutes of flight time.

This is ’Fart: The Explosive Card Game’. The idea is to get rid of your cards before your opponent does but you have to avoid the hazards along the way. There are different ways to protect yourself against various attacks – such as the gas mask card. The cards come in a handy box which means that they are easy to store and transport. It is a bit like Uno but with a fart theme.

This is ‘Simon Optix’ which is a wearable Simon game. There is a headset and you need to watch the light pattern and then repeat it, in the same way as the original game. You can play on your own or play with friends if they have a headset too, so it is a very versatile game. It is a game that is suitable for kids aged eight years and older.

This is a game called Spikeball. It is a 2 on 2 game which has similar rules to volleyball. The set comes with a foldable net which can be altered to different tightness’s to change the amount of bounce. It comes with three balls, although only one is needed for playing so there are a few spares. It is a fun team game that comes with a bag to carry it in.

This is a hoodie which comes in a selection of bright designs for teenagers to wear. They mainly have a black base with a brightly coloured pattern on top. They are made from 88% polyester and 12% spandex which means that they are soft to wear and comfortable but not too hot. They come in various sizes suitable for 6-16-year-olds.  They are easy to clean too; in the washing machine.

This is a short-sleeved t-shirt which says on it ‘warning:- new teenager Here Comes Trouble’. It comes in Kelly green and heather blue and in lots of different sizes all in a classic fit. It is made from a mix of cotton and polyester which means that it is soft and comfortable to wear and will not stretch out of shape. It is also suitable for machine washing so easy to keep clean.

This is a remote control robot building kit. It is easy to operate and does 360 rotating stunts as well as moving left, right, front and back and can run on carpet, gravel, grass and smooth floors. It can play for 90 minutes on one set of batteries. It is 26cm tall and 21 x 26 cm across and it has eyes that glow. It makes for a fun and educational toy to build STEM skills.

This is a Flames ‘N Games LED Glow Poi which is powered with 3 button cell batteries which last for eight hours. They have an adjustable length cord and you can spin them around to make all sorts of great patterns in the dark. The Poi Ball has a 69mm diameter and is silicone and rubber which is hard-wearing but also soft to touch. The LED inside is super bright and changes colour to make for an impressive show.

This is a pair of dancing fountain speakers. They will dance along to the music. They have a jet black base and they provide a light and water display. They are compatible with any device with a 3mm earphone output. They are 5.1 x 6.3 x 22cm in size and are have a 3w output each so 6w in total. They also include an audio cable, which can connect to a PC, smartphone or anything with a 3.5mm audio output.

This is a Sony digital compact camera which comes in a variety of colours. It has a 5x optical zoom and HD video capability for enhanced videos and pictures. It is very easy to use and the screen will allow you to easily play back videos and view the pictures. It would make a great gift for any teenager that loves to take pictures and videos. Comes with a rechargeable battery and a USB charging cable.

This is a remote-control helicopter. It has 3.5 channels and 3 selectable frequencies. It has a lithium polymer battery with protection so that it will not overcharge. It will take about 30-40 minutes to filly charge and then it can be flown for 6-8 minutes. It is great for beginners; it is durable and has stable flight. It is also resistant to falling during flight. Comes boxed so easy to wrap up.

This is the game of Klask which is partly air hockey and partly table football. You have a magnetic handle to defend your half and you need to avoid magnets and send the balls into your opponent’s goal. It is crafted from wood in Denmark so has a lovely finish to it and it can be played on any flat surface such as a table or floor. It is a great family game for kids aged eight years old plus.

This is a pair of shorts pyjamas which say on them ‘Chill mode on’ on them. The ‘on’ is an on switch and the word chill is in red, blue and green lettering so is colourful. The set is a pair of shorts and a short-sleeved top which are mainly black. They come in various sizes suitable for boys ages 9-16 years. They are made from 100% cotton which means that they are soft and comfortable to wear.

This is a special football trainer that can be used by one person. It has a ball on a bungee which means that kicks, shots, headers and even goal saves can be practised even when someone is alone. It is suitable for all levels of player and will help to provide vital football practice when you are not playing in matches or tournaments and will also be a lot of fun.

This is popsocket which is black and says on it ‘If you can read this I was forced to put my controller down and re-enter society’. It has a picture of a gaming handset on it. A popsocket is something which can easily be stuck to a mobile device so that it can be gripped more easily. It can then be popped out when you want to put the device down and watch a film as it acts as a stand.

This is a lamp which looks like a 3D football which it is switched on. It also has a colour change option and is LED so is a lot of fun and great for a bedroom. It has a sensitive touch control where you can select the colour of your choice or for it to change between colours. It is battery operated or can work with a USB port. It makes for a useful and interesting gift.

This is a kit to make a water rocket. It is a science kit and the idea is that you make a rocket which can fly up to 10 meters high. You just use a bottle, water and a pump – you will need a bicycle pump to be able to do this. It comes with the parts to make the bottle and full instructions so that it is easy to have a go at. Could be a fun gift for a child interested in rockets and science.

This is an Asos Vivobook with Microsoft 365. It is a laptop computer which will be really useful for any teenager. They will be able to use it for school work but also for fun things such as playing games and using social media. It comes with a choice of options so that you can pick the screen size and processor size that will be appropriate for them and your budget.

This is a beanie hat in black which says ‘Fortnite’ on it in white. It is made of polyester and is warm and comfortable. It is official merchandise and comes with a tag on it and is really cosy. It is 22cm high and 20cm in width. It would make a useful and fun gift for any teenage boys that enjoy playing this game and want to keep their head warm too!

This is a digital TV which is portable. It has Freeview and it has a car charger so you can watch it in the car. It also supports watching of HD TV programs that have been recorded on a USB device or hard drive. It has two 32mm speaker which produce surround sound. It has a rechargeable battery so it can be used outside. As well as being great for using out and about, it could also be a great size for using in a bedroom.

This is a Nintendo Switch which comes in a selection of colour choices – grey, neon or Mario. You can choose to just buy the console or to buy it with some games as well. It has a battery life of 4.5-9 hours which will depend on the specific games that are being played on it. It comes with controllers, dock, grip, adapter, HDMI cable and straps. Comes in a box so easy to wrap up.

This is a piece of wall art which shows a monkey wearing colourful headphones and thinking deeply. It is a large sticker 40 x 28cm in size although there are other sizes available as well. It is printed in high quality on vinyl and it is possible to stick it on any smooth surface and easy to remove. It comes with adhesive on and can be stuck on a device, all, car etc.

This is a kid’s duvet set which has a brick wall design with skateboards and graffiti on it. It is a grey wall which shows up the coloured writing on it. It is made from a cotton and polyester mix fabric and has a duvet cover with two pillowcases with it. It is machine washable and can go in the tumble dryer so is easy to keep clean as well.

This is a picture of a monkey with headphones on. It is available in two sizes – 24 x 24 inches and 32 x 32 inches and is acrylic on canvas. It is stretched and framed and so ready to hang up. It even has a strong hook on the back and nails are provided to hang it up with. Would look good in a kid’s bedroom or in any room of the house.

This is a school bag which comes in a choice of colours, It has a large pocket as well as a selection of smaller pockets as well. It comes in two sizes – 15.6 and 17.3 inches. It is made of water-resistant and durable polyester fabric and has metal zippers. It has a headphone jack and an external USB port. It has a mesh back and comfortable handles to carry it which can be adjusted.

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