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We know how hard it can be to find good gifts for 13 year old boys, gifts that they actually like. Christmas gifts or birthday gifts, we hope to make your task a little easier as we’ve put together a selection of awesome gift ideas. Gifts that will put a big smile on his face for sure!
HP Sprocket Plus Instant Photo Printer
The sprocket is one of the hottest tech gadgets for teens at the moment. The sprocket photo printer prints high quality pictures from their phone using Bluetooth connectivity. A great way to share those precious memories with family & friends. The sprocket plus comes in red and white.
INTO THE AM Men’s Graphic Tee Shirts
Ultimate coolness! INTO THE AM makes the most awesome graphic T-Shirts on the planet. Premium quality, pre shrunk ultra soft cotton and a print that will last for years to come.
Your teenage boy will love your excellent taste in fashion! Choose from over 20 graphic designs.
ArmoGear Infrared Laser Tag Blasters and Vests – Set of 4
These ArmoGear laser tag blasters are the most sophisticated, most awesome laser taggers on the market. They’ve got a 150 feet shooting range, night vision flashlights, invisibility mode, voice guided directions and arcade like target vests.
This multiplayer laser battle mega pack consists of 4 laser tag blasters and 4 target vests.
LEGO MOVIE 2 Welcome to Apocalypseburg! 70840 Building Kit
This 3178 LEGO Movie 2 building kit really is nothing short of amazing. It features the Statue of Liberty with several rooms, cafes and offices.
It’s a not kit you build in a couple of hours, but it certainly is a lot of fun and when done, it can used for play or display.
Under Armour Storm Hustle II Backpack
Awesome design, strong as a tank, element battling, highly water resistant, soft lined laptop sleeve and tons of space. In short this is the hottest backpack in town, one that every young man wants to be seen with. Available in 12 different color combinations.
Sonic Alert The Skull Super Loud Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker
Is your teen finding it hard to get out of bed? Well not any more as this beast of an alarm clock blasts out 113db of mayhem! If that still isn’t enough then the bed shaker will shake the bed and get the job done.
He will no doubt love the awesome skull design with flashing eyes, which will look great in his room as well.
Light Up Basketball
This LED Basketball really is amazing! As soon as you bounce the ball, two impact activated LED lights illuminate the entire basketball with a cool red glow.
Star Wars: Revenge of The Sith at-AP Walker
A true Star Wars fan will love to add this building kit to his collection! This cool Imperial walker features articulated legs and a retractable third leg, plus an opening top and sides that reveal a detailed 2-minifigure cockpit.
This Walking tank model also includes a rotating and elevating top turret with a seat for a minifigure and a spring-loaded shooter for exciting battling action.
Best Drone for Teenage Boys
A fun, safe and easy to fly drone with a built-in camera for boys age 13! The drone has voice control and real time transmission, so you can follow it on your smartphone!
Bluetooth Beanie Hat
By the magic of Bluetooth, they can connect this Bluetooth beanie hat to their phone or other device and then use the internal speakers to blast music right into their ears! They can even use this as a speaker phone for hands free talking.
With 45 different designs and the fact you can throw it in the washing machine when it gets a little ripe makes this Bluetooth beanie hat one of the better gift ideas for 13 year old boys.
NFL Game Day Board Game
Next on our list of toys & gifts for 13 year old boys we have a game that most boys will love. NFL Game Day is ideal for kids who love football and it does not matter what team they support as this game features all 32 NFL teams.
While based on football this is a strategy game where the idea is to get your team all the way down the field. You do this by developing a strategy, which involves offense cards, defense cards, a dice and some special cards as well. This is honestly a game your family will have a lot of fun with.
Hathaway Foosball Table
You really cannot go wrong with foosball and when it comes to Hathaway Foosball Tables this is one of the coolest we’ve ever seen. At 4 feet high it is the perfect size for not just them, but the whole family.
The legs are super strong and will not buckle even when dad leans on it! Steel rods with solid, but comfortable rubber grips control the players with real precision and when they score, the ball simply returns to the area behind the goal.
Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bluetooth Speaker
The Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bluetooth Speaker is a fantastic Bluetooth speaker that can also be used as a speakerphone It’s shaped like the Millennium Falcon and we love how the actual speakers are made to look like they are part of the ship.
Not only is the sound quality of this speaker very impressive but the back of it also lights up when it is in use. A great gift for any Star Wars fan!
Razor E300 Electric Scooter
Electric scooters are totally cool gadgets, to start with this Razor E300 goes up to 15 mph which is pretty fast for a scooter. Also the runtime of a single charge is around 45 minutes which again is pretty respectable for an electric scooter.
As teenage boys can be a little rough, they have made sure that this is quite robust and can cope a lot of abuse.
See also: Christmas Gifts For 14 Year Old Boys
HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset
If you know a 13 year old boy who loves to play video games, then he’s going to love this HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset. This quality headset is compatible with a PC and almost every gaming console on the market.
The Cloud Stinger gaming headset has a high quality microphone and the sound quality is fantastic. They are lightweight and super comfortable, even for the longest gaming sessions.
Ultimate Gaming Computer Desk
Atlantic Gaming Desk
The Atlantic Gaming Desk is one of the most awesome looking and also practical ultimate gaming computer desks on the market right now. When it comes to gifts for 13 year old boys who are also gamers, you will struggle to top this.
This ultimate gaming computer desk is made from very strong steel and the kind of mesh design gives it a very cool industrial kind of look.
It can take a monitor that is around 27 inches and 40 pounds in weight. With speaker trays, storage for games, controllers, soda and a drawer for a whole bunch of knickknacks. This is a gaming desk that really does have all your kid’s bases covered.
Best Gaming Desk Chairs
Ergonomic Computer Gaming and Racing Chair by New Gaming
Here we have one of the very best gaming desk chairs on the market right now! No matter if your gamer loves to play action games like Call Of Duty, MMO’s like League Of Legends or sports games, this epic gaming desk chair is going to make sure he can game in style and comfort.
It has a really smart design that makes it look like a racing car chair. The material is strong and easy to clean and the padding is nice and thick. So even after a three hour long gaming session, their butt will not be numb.
It can swivel 360 degrees and it can even recline back which is handy if they have been playing Call Of Duty for hours and pounding down the Pringles and Mountain Dew and need a nap!
This is a really cool gaming desk chair and you even have a choice of three colors, red, blue and white. For around 100 bucks, you cannot get a better gaming chair than this.
If your kid loves gaming, they will love this ergonomic gaming desk chair.
Nerf Rival Nemesis MXVII-10K, Red
A fully motorized high precision Nerf gun with easy loading 100 rounds hopper. Yes this awesome Nerf Nemisis can fire 100 rounds without reloading!
Its motorized blaster fires rounds at a speed of a whopping 100 ft per second with amazing precision. This is a Nerf gun that’s specially designed for older kids and grownups. The Nerf Rival Nemesis is available in Red and Blue, so you can play in easy to recognize teams.
Best Beginner Electric Guitar Package
13 year old boys love music. 13 year old boys would love to make music and 13 year old boys would love to play the electric guitar. That’s why we selected the best electric guitar package for beginners.
Epiphone Les Paul Beginner Electric Guitar Package
If your 13 year old has dreams of becoming a rock star then the Epiphone Les Paul Beginner Electric Guitar Package is a great gift idea. With this best beginner electric guitar package they are getting everything they need to start their journey to selling out a 50 thousand seat stadium.
They get the gorgeous looking Les Paul Guitar, a great sounding amp, cables, shoulder strap, clip on tuner, carrying bag and it also allows them to download free guitar lessons which cover everything from heavy rock to country to smooth jazz!
This really is an awesome Christmas gift for a 13 year old boy and at just over 200 bucks this pack is an absolute steal as the guitar on its own is around $200! So you are getting an amp and a ton of extras with this beginner electric guitar package.
Even if your child already plays the guitar this would make for a fantastic upgrade, as well as something great for a first time rock star! You can pick between ebony, vintage sunburst and heritage cherry sunburst for the design and looks of the guitar.
Alesis Nitro Electronic Drums – Best Beginner Electronic Drum Set
Getting your kid a drum set sounds like it may cause you many headaches. But we really do feel that the Alesis Nitro kit electronic drum set that can also be used with a headset is one of the best gifts for 13 year old boys.
This beginner electronic drum kit can do everything a regular drum set can, but it takes up a fraction of the space and thanks to the cool little computer it can teach your child how to play as well as let them perform all kinds of awesome special effects.
The Alesis Nitro drum kit has a snare, 4 toms and 4 cymbals as well. Your child is really going to be able to rock out like a rock star with this thing! While it can be just simply plugged into a speaker so they can play. They can also plug it into a computer and use all kinds of cool drum software with these drums.
Akai MIDI Keyboard Controller
This is not a standard keyboard like we had back in the 80’s. The Akai is a composer, it lets you create your own awesome music and sounds. From Techno to House, Trance to all other electronic music genres the Akai can do it all. It has keys, but it also has drum pads and all kinds of other cool sound effects.
In fact this is a drum computer combined with a synthesizer that can be controlled via your computer. From here with the included software different sounds and effects can be loaded to the instrument. A huge part of the fun with this is just messing around with it and figuring out what all the different buttons do. Not just that, but also figuring out what you can make them do!
If your child has an interest in music or creating music then this will be an awesome gift that they’re really gonna like. The price is also very reasonable especially if you look at how much it offers.
It’s also a great way to inspire their creative side. Plus with the Akai Midi Keyboard Controller they can wear headphones every time they play it!
Christmas Gifts For 13 Year Old Boys
The best Christmas gifts for 13 year old boys. All the gifts above do make awesome Christmas gifts. However we decided to put some absolute best sellers in to the mix.
HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer
Now here is something pretty cool and interesting. The HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer is something that is really fun.
The idea is that they connect their smartphone to this portable photo printer via Bluetooth. Then by using the free to download software they can print any photos they take with their phone.
This awesome compact printer requires no ink as it is all in the actual film! It is very high tech, but it works like a charm. Within a few seconds, your child has a fun little photo that they can stick anywhere they want!
It could not be any easier to use and it is so compact it can easily fit in their backpack. With the set, you get all you need to get started as it comes with 10 sheets of paper. You can buy bundles that come with extra paper which is worth thinking about if your child is going to blow through the 10 sheets that come with it.
Black, red and white are the colors that this can come in so pick one that you know will fit in with your kid’s style.
Jackery Bar Pocket Sized 6000mAh Ultra Compact Portable Charger
The Jackery Bar Pocket Sized 6000mAh Ultra Compact Portable Charger is one of the better Christmas gifts for 13 year old boys as it will make sure their phone and tablet are always ready for action!
For the price, this compact sized portable charger packs a lot of juice. It can charge their phone three times and even something as powerful as an iPad once! It takes up next to no space which along with the very strong body and design, makes it ideal for being just tossed in their backpack.
This ultra compact portable charger has a USB connector for charging and even a little LED light so they can see where they need to plug their phone in the dark.
We think the orange color is cool, but it is also available in gold, silver, and black. This is something they are going to get a ton of use out of.
Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger – 2 Pack
Kids love to have Nerf wars, but one of the worst things is the picking up of all the Nerf darts! Even days after the war you find Nerf darts in all kinds of places over your house and yard.
Well the Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-Pack does away with the darts as they will be shooting lasers at each other. Not real lasers like you see in Star Trek. But infrared lasers that will cause lights, sounds and even vibrations to happen to the other player who is shot. Kids are going to just love these and as they are officially Nerf branded they will be willing to give them a real chance, even though they do not have the standard Nerf darts.
These guns require 6 AA batteries each and boy do these eat batteries! We recommend buying a few sets of rechargeable batteries so you always have a set on standby.
Adidas Stadium Team Backpack
When it comes to gifts for 13 year old boys that are cool, fashionable and also very practical. You really cannot go wrong with this Adidas Stadium Team Backpack.
With the Adidas logo front and center, your child is going to think this backpack looks very cool. It is made from very strong material and has a large main compartment. It also has a smaller front pocket right at the bottom and the sides of the backpack have two pockets which can come in handy for a water bottle.
There are 13 different colors you can choose from such as university red, bold blue, collegiate navy and team orange. This really is an awesome backpack and certainly something a 13 year old boy will really like.
The Manual to Manhood
We know that most 13 year old boys are “too cool” to read a book, but The Manual to Manhood is something that they are going to actually really like. This is a book that has some fantastic tips that will help any young man. Tips like, how to talk to girls, how to change a tire, cook a steak, throw a football, behave a traffic stop and many more great tips!
What we love about this book is that it can be taken two ways. One is that your child will read this and actually take some of these tips to heart which is great. The other is that they will read this book and just get a real good chuckle out of it. Many people swear by this book, but we think a big part of its charm is that you do not know if it is serious or if some of the tips are a little tongue in cheek!
Best Portable Basketball Hoop System
One of the best gifts for 13 year old boys who love to play basketball. Fully designed for maximum fun and specially developed to fine tune a player’s technical skills.
Pro Court Height Adjustable Portable Basketball System
You really cannot go wrong with the Pro Court Height Adjustable Portable Basketball System when it comes to gifts for 13 year old boys. This is just the best portable basketball hoop system for the backyard or the driveway.
The Pro Court portable basketball system is height adjustable so your child can have it at 7.5 feet if they are just getting started (or want to throw down some monster dunks!) and then it can easily be raised to 10 feet which is the right height for a basketball hoop.
With a large backboard and a solid steel rim this is a great way to encourage your kid to put down the controller and get outside to have some fun.
If you have a kid who loves basketball or sports in general, we are certain they will love this gift. Also it comes with a 5 year guarantee so you know that it is very high quality. This certainly is a gift that the whole family can enjoy!
In conclusion we hope to have given you some useful gift ideas for 13 year old boys.