The teen years are never easy. Right on the edge of childhood and the verge of becoming more grown-up. It’s hard to know what kind of gifts to get a boy at this age. Since we know it’s a struggle to think of a great gift idea, we’ve spent hours researching the best gifts for 13-year-old boys to share with you.
Featuring a mixture of toys, tools, gear, clothes, and more; we’ve got gift ideas for every 13-year-old boy you’re shopping for, whether it’s for a Christmas gift, Easter gifts, birthday gifts, or a special gift just because.
General Gift Ideas for 13 Year Old Boys
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Best Gifts For 13 Year Old Boys
If you're hunting for the best of the best gift ideas for a young man entering his teen years, we've rounded them up right here! You're sure to find the perfect gift idea on our list of the best gifts.
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Most 13-year-old boys love Star Wars! This game is a fun twist because instead of being the "good guys" players are one of the villains!
In Villainous, players play as an iconic Star Wars Villain. Choose Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, General Grievous, Asajj Ventress, or Moff Gideon.
Each Villain has a unique objective and abilities, just like in the movies. Players can meddle with their opponents by forcing them to face off against Jedi and heroes like Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and The Mandalorian.
Teenage girls seem to always like a boy who can play guitar, so naturally, lots of boys find themselves wanting to learn how to play when they hit the teen years. This set from Donner is a great beginner's acoustic guitar set with everything he needs to get started!
The Monopoly Travel World Tour board game is a twist on classic Monopoly gameplay that has players discovering and visiting exciting travel destinations. Players buy destinations, complete travel goals, and stamp the dry-erase gameboard with their token stamper to win. Create memories with the Travel Journal cards that become part of the gameplay in future games and learn fun facts about locations across the globe along the way.
This Monopoly variation is new for 2022 and is sure to be on the wish list of many young teens this year!
Becoming a teenager is a BIG deal and there are lots of new exciting adventures that await. One milestone many kids look forward to is their first phone. This year, be sure to protect your children by making their first phone a GABB phone.
Gabb provides all the benefits of a cell phone for kids but WITHOUT the typical risks. The kids can call, text, group message, take and send photos --- all without internet. Peace of mind for parents.
They are connected and protected. — NO INTERNET OR SOCIAL MEDIA!
Using this promo code (THRIFTY) to get a discounted price for GABB Watches & GABB phones.
I can even track where the kids are through the Gabb app!
Even though he may no longer be a young boy, there are still toys he is likely to enjoy, and RC cars (especially ones for hot sports cars like the Bugatti Divo) are one of those!
This remote-controlled car is built to a 1:12 scale, enabling it to showcase the exquisite details of the real Bugatti Divo.
It features front and rear lights, a shock absorption system, and a metallic paint surface. The 2.4 GHz radio control system, has a built-in anti-jamming function.
This rc car is made of a thickened ABS material, which is resistant to crashes and falls. This remote control car can reach speeds up to 7mph and it is equipped with a rechargeable 7.4V 900mAh battery, which when fully charged, has 40 minutes of run time at maximum power.
This DIY kit is perfect for 13-year-old boys! What teenage boy doesn't love playing pinball and it's so much better when they can say they built it themselves!
Made from high-quality, re-engineered, laser-cut wood, all SMARTIVITY products are recyclable, safe, non-toxic, and sustainable. This kit also offers mess-free assembly using rubber bands - no glue is required.
Now introducing the latest high performance hoverboard from GOTRAX, the E3!
Your teen will be able to take on any terrain, adventure, or course with the Hoverfly E3’s rugged 8.5-inch tough rubber tires!
The E3 is uniquely designed with a tech inspired look as well as built-in carrying handles. You can activate the E3’s self balancing mode and the hoverboard will automatically level itself with the ground, making it easier to get on and off the board.
The Hoverfly E3 comes equipped with a Bluetooth speaker so you can safely enjoy music! All without dampening the important noises of the world around you.
Each Hoverfly E3 is powered by Dual 250 Watt Motors and a 36V Battery for optimum performance. If he likes outdoor activities, he will love this hoverboard!
Okay, how many of you grew up loving to watch The Price is Right?! This Plinko-inspired game is SO. Much. Fun!
There are so many ways you can play with this game! A fun and creative game of chance with countless applications! Set includes 1 Dropster game board, 8 color play coins and 81 Dropster cards for labeling slots.
Teen boys can assign point values to the slots and then play with friends and family to see who can accumulate the highest number of points.
Labyrinth has been an international classic for 35 years! Now it features characters from the beloved Super Mario games! It's likely that your 13-year-old boy is already a big fan of video games - let him spend some time with Mario away from the N Nintendo Switch.
On your turn, you’ll shift the maze and move along the path, trying to get to the characters on your cards while blocking your opponents. Be the first to find all your characters and make it back to your starting place to win!
You are “go for launch!” Apollo is a cooperative strategy game inspired by the NASA moon missions. The year is 1961, President Kennedy challenged the nation to land astronauts on the moon by the end of the decade. Now it’s up to you to walk in the footsteps of NASA’s pioneers and embark on the missions that made history… FOR ALL MANKIND!
Play as Mission Control and or an Astronaut. Both sides must work together and strategize to complete flight stages, overcome obstacles, repair the spacecraft, and keep communications clear.
It's the team that determines if the mission is a success or failure. Includes two mission packs, Gemini and Apollo with real NASA mission facts for basic and advanced play.
Looking for a practical gift for him? Check out this luxurious weighted blanket from Dubs Labs! We all know that teen boys need a lot of sleep and this will help them sleep better!
After a full day, get a long, deep hug with the Moonbow soft, double-sided, weighted blanket made for all seasons!
Use the bamboo cooling side of the blanket for warm nights (summer) and the polyester side of the blanket for cooler nights (fall/spring).
Included is also a micro-plush duvet cover for cold nights (winter).
Gridded double stitching keeps the blanket’s glass micro-beads evenly distributed across your body, creating “deep touch pressure stimulation” to increase serotonin and melatonin, decrease cortisol, and hug you all night long.
Behold, the power of drug-free, insanely comfy, intense relaxation.
My ten year old son has this blanket and sleeps with it every night!
Fast paced, easy to learn, and a whole lot of fun! That's how your 13 year old boy will describe this fun game from Dolphin Games, the people who created the popular, "Taco, Cat, Goat, Cheese, Pizza" game.
Do you have what it takes to be the best bacon thief in town? This tasty party game is ready to sizzle up some game night fun! Fill up your plate with stacks of yummy pancakes and when your plate matches another player's plate, you'll have to race them to steal the bacon. Be on the lookout for Awful Waffle and Clap Clap Flapjack. If they show up, all the bacon breaks loose!
Trashed was inspired by the old-time favorite card game Garbage. We used to play Garbage with the teenage girls and boys in youth group, so your 13 year old boy is sure to have fun with this card game! With custom cards and unique twists to gameplay, Trashed takes the classic game to a whole new level.
Your goal is to get your cards lined up in the right order, from 1 to 10. But, look out for the terrible Trashed card! Wild cards allow for excitingly big turns, while Stop cards will stop you in your tracks!
The Adventure Force Double Fire by Buzz Bee Toys is a twin barrel dart blaster that features hinge action loading.
Open up this blaster and to insert the darts easily and quickly; in no time, you're loaded and ready to launch darts at any target up to 80 feet away.
This blaster has a dual stage trigger: pull trigger to launch one dart and pull the trigger all the way to launch the second dart. To launch two darts at the same time, pull the trigger back all the way in one motion.
The stock has an attachment so that you can add a side saddle dart holder to either side for extra ammo.
Have you ever seen a puzzle as cool as this one before?!
These beautiful jigsaw puzzles explore the interaction between color and light through the visionary work of Carnovsky.
Three different images sit on top of each other, and the resulting picture is unexpected and mesmerizing. The colors mix up and the lines and shapes entwine as your eyes try to make sense of what they see.
Use the red, green and blue viewing glasses included to isolate each layer of the image, turning one puzzle into three stunning pictures or scan the QR code to turn your device into a magical viewing lens.
This 20V Power Share Multi-Function LED Light is a great multi-purpose light that all ages love.
It can be used as a conventional flashlight, a flashing trouble-light, desk light, and more. It can even be hung for hands-free lighting tool to illuminate the inside of a tent, a darken engine compartment, and other project lighting!
The Worx 20V Multi-function LED light has a telescoping design for compact storage as well as the ability to adapt to multiple working conditions.
This is a great practical gift and a good way for him to slowly start building up his tool collection as he grows closer to an adult man.
The Worx 20V USB Charger Adapter has two USB ports for charging phones, tablets, and even laptops. It's the perfect accessory for any job site, to use on your work break, or as workbench phone charger.
WORX has sold thousands of lawn and garden and DIY tools with 20V batteries, so this is an inexpensive accessory in using those batteries for another purpose.
Tile Up is a fiendishly clever strategy game that kids and adults alike enjoy playing.
Players work to try and score points by creating shapes out of their tiles that match goal cards. Sounds easy enough, right? Not so fast! You can only place tiles on top of other tiles if the two tiles are different colors and the tile on top has a lower number than the tiles it is covering.
The player with the most points at the end of the game, when the four corners of the game board have been covered with tiles, wins!
This extra-large marble track kit is perfect for kids who love to build! Since its launch in late 2017, GraviTrax has grown into a popular toy, both in the U.S. and worldwide. The franchise has sold over 15 million units worldwide and is currently the No. 1 marble run system in the United States.
Players can now automate or program their marble runs with the introduction of electronic elements into the GraviTrax ecosystem. Create dynamic and interactive marble runs with the 138-pc. GraviTrax POWER XXL Set, the first-ever electrical addition to the popular line that includes all seven electrical components.
Fans of the Jurassic Park movies will love this board game!
The first visitors have arrived at Jurassic park to see its miraculous dinosaurs firsthand. But chaos has hit Isla nublar — the power is out, and the prehistoric creatures are on the hunt! One player controls the T. Rex, Dilophosaurus, and Velociraptor, prowling through the Jungle to attack the humans. The other players team up as characters from the classic movie, struggling to get Jurassic park back online and escape the Island before they become prey!
It's never been easier to provide hours of bean bag tossing fun with friends and family at tournaments, holiday weekends, cookouts, campsites, and more than with this GoSports All Weather Cornhole Game Set!
This set includes 2 ultra sturdy 4 feet x 2 feet all-weather corn hole boards, 8 all weather regulation size and weight bean bags with game rules.
Made from incredibly sturdy hard plastic that is lightweight which makes for a durable and portable corn hole game set you can take anywhere.
If he's a sports fan, he will love this cornhole game and use it for years and years to come!
The Stylish True Wireless In-Ear Headphones are truly wireless and come ready to use! They feature automatic pairing, so you can just take them out of the case and it will automatically connect to your phone (after first use) for quick and easy access to phone calls or music.
The auto on/off capabilities allows you to never worry about turning them on or off again, simply take them in or out of the case.
An optimized battery provides 6.5 hours of continuous play/talk time on a single charge (24 hours total with case).
Designed for compact earbuds, the 7 mm dynamic driver reproduces crystal clear sound in an ultra-compact design for enhanced efficiency. These earbuds are fantastic gifts that any teen would love!
Conduct fun and illuminating experiments with glowing substances and neon pigments!
Now you can cast your own glowing neon sidewalk chalk in fun shapes like stars, crystals, and frogs. Make some flowers that glow in the dark. Mix up a glowing solution to make your own glow sticks. Observe your glowing creations under a UV flashlight (a blacklight).
Get ready to learn about light, phosphosporecence, and glowing materials.
This kit includes two glowing pigments, UV flashlight, glow-in-the-dark star stickers, plaster for chalk, and tools and instructions. The box even doubles as a blacklight showcase!
The ender dragon is trying to prevent you from traveling through the worlds of Minecraft by placing 40 increasingly difficult challenges in your path.
Get ready to solve the challenges and advance on your journey, and in the process, using your most powerful weapon—YOUR BRAIN!
In this mind-bending game of deductive reasoning, players use positive and negative visual clues to place magnetic Minecraft weapons and armor on the Crafting Table in the correct arrangement. When your arrangement includes all the Clue Patterns on the Challenge—YOU WIN!
Evo Vessel has taken their best-selling BOULDER bottle and added features that make it even better.
Made from premium 18/8 stainless steel, it features our signature TriMax triple insulation and keeps drinks cold up to 90 hours and hot up to 18 hours.
The Reflecta™ lid is insulated and lined with stainless steel, which enhances temperature retention and prevents drinks from ever touching plastic.
The dual opening lid is easy to grip, has a wide mouth for easy filling, and a soft silicone spout for a comfortable drinking experience. It also includes a removable strainer for tea, fruit, and ice cubes.
Finally, the fitted silicone bumper adds protection against everyday drops.
This Adventure Force Arsenal Set is the perfect option to complete all your tactical missions.
It comes with 2 dart blasters (1 rifle and 1 pistol), scope, 3 - 8 count dart flip clips and 25 long distance darts that are compatible with all Adventure Force Blasters and most standard NERF blasters.
The clip fed long distance rifle blaster delivers dart blasting action up to 100 feet. Use the scope to zero in on your target!
The revolver style blaster is a handheld clip fed dart blaster that shoots darts 100 feet also. Two of the clips can be combined to create a Flip: when one clip runs out, flip it around for another 8 count dart clip. Flip Clips are compatible in both the blasters in this set as well as Adventure Force blasters that take clips. These clips are also compatible with most NERF blasters that take clips.
Escape the Room games began as digital adventures and have quickly turned into real-life events all over the world!
ThinkFun’s version of Escape the Room allows you to bring all the excitement of these experiences into your very own home!
Spend an evening working with your guests to solve puzzles, unlock hidden clues, and unravel the mystery of the Stargazer’s Manor. Do you and your guests have what it takes to solve the mystery and save the astronomer before time runs out?
For word search lovers who want a little extra brain workout, this is the game for you! A game you'll love so much, you'll spend hours and hours playing!
In this amalgamation of polyominoes and word search, players select a challenge and then place the pieces onto the challenge so that the letters under each piece spell a word either forward or backward.
Meet the newest all-terrain Hoverboard, the SRX PRO!
It's part of the SRX Series by GOTRAX. Now, you'll be able to take on any terrain or adventure. Featuring rugged 8.5-inch tough rubber tires, nothing will slow you down.
Engage the self-balancing mode and watch as the off road hoverboard uses its gyroscope to keep the foot pedals level to the ground with or without a rider, making it easier to get on and off the scooter.
The SRX PRO comes equipped with a Bluetooth speaker so you can safely enjoy music, without dampening the important noises of the world around you.
Each SRX PRO is powered by Dual 250 Watt Motors and a 36V Battery for optimum performance.
I have a couple in this age group. They all look like great gifts.
Monday 7th of November 2022
Great gift ideas! I really like the Bugatti Remote Control Car and the Smartivity Pinball machine.
Sunday 6th of November 2022
I love the guitar set and the Monopoloy World Tour game! My daughters are interesting in learning guitar and ukelele, so those are also on their wish lists. I haven't seen that particular Monopoly game. I think my hubby might like that since he's really into geography.
Saturday 5th of November 2022
This is a great list! My son is 11 and I'm sure he would love all these things!
Friday 4th of November 2022
I have a 13-year-old, granddaughter and so many of these ideas would be a hit with her. She loves science so the glow in the dark science kit would be a fun idea.