15 Exceptional 13th Birthday Gifts
Help them fit in, learn and continue to develop with these exceptional 13th birthday gift ideas.
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Celestron 21087 PowerSeeker 80AZS Telescope
It works awesome and is better than I expected for what I paid. Excellent beginner's telescope. I bought this for my grandson for Christmas. He was thrilled. We had a clear starry night, saw lots of constellations and even got a glimpse of Venus and Mars.
There are many kids out there that dream of having a telescope. Tthe Celestron 21087 PowerSeeker 80AZS Telescope makes a fantastic 13th birthday gift for some out of this world fun! It is effortless to set up, and newbies won't have any problems with that. The sharp views of this telescope will be appreciated for years to come - it can be used for terrestrial view, as well as astronomic.
littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
The awards are right, this is the toy of the Year! I was genuinely impressed with how my kids were applying the things they learned in the build experience, to everyday things, all while having so much fun. They were explaining how a light switch, bluetooth, dc motor etc work in cars, houses and other items
The littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit is fantastic for teaching kids to code and to control electronics with coding. This award-winning toy makes an excellent 13th birthday gift for a curious kid. It features more than 22 missions in the app, and players can teach their Droid some new skills too. The complete kit includes the droid parts, all electronic blocks, 9V battery, and app.
Titanium Open Ear Wireless Conduction Headphones
I was pleasantly surprised at how good the sound quality is ... especially listening to podcasts, which I tend to prefer to music when running.
People should hear the traffic while doing activities outside. Earphones can block car noises, reducing awareness of cars, especially for tweens who are walking home from school. The AfterShokz Trekz Titanium Open Ear Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones make a thoughtful 13th birthday gift for a kid who loves to listen to music - it allows users to hear the world and listen to music at the same time through bone conduction technology.
Ultra-Portable MIDI Drum Pad & Keyboard Controller
- Its easy to use AFTER you have learned how to set up and use it. - Its fun. - A good way to get into digital music making. - Budget friendly.
The 25-Key Ultra-Portable USB MIDI Drum Pad & Keyboard Controller is one of the best possible 13th birthday gifts for a young music lover. This kit has 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys, full melodic range, dynamic pitch, and modulation control. The drum pad is totally mobile, and it is super cool with a combination of three colors - red, black, and white.
Zometool Creator 3 Construction Kit
Zometool is a great educational toy. Look, it is a lot of fun to make cool geometric stuff and then take it apart and do something else with it.
If more parts mean more fun, then the Zometool Creator 3 Construction Kit is the funnest game of all. It contains 738 precision-made components that build together thousands of different models, ranging from simple shapes to large and complex 3D structures. It makes a fantastic 13th birthday gift and an excellent way to have fun with an open-ended play.
X Rocker Pro Series Pedestal 2.1 Video Gaming Chair
Very good deal for this well design game chair. This material is high quality and the design is very good. Very comfortable . And back and both side have speaker. As a gamer I really like it. Also it is really easy to use. It comes with the audio cable ! Good price and good quality.
If you know a kid who loves gaming, then the X Rocker 51396 Pro Series Pedestal 2.1 Video Gaming Chair is one of the best gifts for them. Teens will love the built-in radio wireless receiver and transmitter that connects with many chairs for the most exceptional gaming experience. The chair also features two amazing speakers and a subwoofer for a total sound immersion experience.
PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console
Great system , had my second one, first one was the Regular PS4, the difference is visible in the games, the Performance is better with the additional features at HW level.
Every kid dreams of having a PlayStation. The PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console is one of the best 13th birthday gifts on the market for a young gamer who wants to play high-quality games in a 4K TV. The PS4 pro has the boost mode for more HD power, and the HDR technology, that displays vibrant and lifelike colors.
Mova Relief Map Blue Globe 4.5"
Great product. Fascinates all visitors to my house. This globe is awesome. Works flawlessly
A lovely 13th birthday gift for astronomy enthusiasts, the Mova Relief Map Blue Globe 4.5" is unique decoration and educational item. This classic topographical map shows landscapes of Earth's land masses and uses solar cell technology to rotate silently on its own. The globe comes with a 3-pronged acrylic stand, which is easy-to-assemble, and user manual, in all secure foam packaging
Replogle Globes 83502 Illuminated Carlyle Globe
Prompt delivery. Perfect order. A lovely globe, well worth the money
13 year old geography lovers will treasure the Replogle Globes 83502 Illuminated Carlyle Globe. This lovely globe has an antique design and 12-inch diameter. It makes an excellent 13th birthday gift - the illumination provided by the globe transforms it on a soft night light to comfort kids while they sleep.
Hexbug Nano Racetrack Habitat
My son played with his track for several hours and loved it! Great family fun. Two great things about this set: 1) wonderful new pieces I have not found in any other set; and 2) some interactive parts that required pushing buttons or resetting flags, which raised the interest level of the play time.
Science fun is more than bug catching, space traveling, and chemical components. The Hexbug Nano Racetrack Habitat takes bugs and races to a whole new level. The Hexbug Nanos are robotic creatures that look and behave like real bugs - they can be put to a speed test with the Raceway Habitat set. This fantastic 13th birthday gift idea includes 28 easy-connect pieces, working checkered flags, and 2 rare Nano mutations.
LEGO Education Space and Airport Set
This is an awesome starter lego set at a fantastic value. My nephew loved it and dove right in. The kit comes in a box which is plenty big for all of the pieces and even big enough for many of the completed models to fit inside on top of the unbuilt pieces.
Learning about spacecraft and aircraft can and should be fun! The LEGO Education Space and Airport Set is a lovely 13th birthday gift for a kid who would love to investigate topics such as air-traffic control, long-distance travel, outer space, and aliens. The set comes with five activity cards and elements to build satellites, helicopters, airplanes, an airport, a space shuttle, and more.
Estes Alpha III Rocket Bulk Pack
Great value for the money. A great rocket for a group or class project. This is a very easy to assemble kit. When working with a class I didn't want to worry about cutting balsa wood and aligning fins. This fit the bill perfectly.
The Estes Alpha III Rocket Bulk Pack is the coolest 13th birthday gift out there for the young astronaut. Each rocket bulk pack has 12 individual packets, which can be assembled by the thirteen-year-old with the required components. Kids will love to launch and fill the sky with rockets with their friends.
15-Foot Jump N’ Dunk Trampoline with Enclosure Net
This trampoline is amazing, it's very spacious, and the kids love the basketball hoop. The basketball hoop is easy to install, uses Velcro, and your kids will be able to take it apart and put it back together.
Kids and adolescents will have a blast of fun while playing with the exciting Skywalker Trampolines 15-Foot Jump N’ Dunk Trampoline with Enclosure Net. This lovely fourteenth birthday gift is safe, sturdy, and easy to set up. It includes 2 foam basketballs and a slam dunk basketball hoop for maximized fun. It’s fun, screen-free, gets kids’ bodies active - hard to find something better than a trampoline.
K’NEX Education – Renewable Energy Set
Great addition to my son's school stuff! He loves building and finding new ways to create! starsVery nice set to teach renewable energy!
With more than 500 pieces of the K’NEX Education – Renewable Energy Set, kids will be able to build nine different functioning real-world replicas of water, wind, and solar-powered machines. This is a really fun, educational gift for teens. It helps them to learn and compare the efficiency of water, wind, and solar energy. Besides the pieces, the set also features skid plates, a power cord, and solar motor assembly.
Avengers Hero Inventor Kit
My daughters and I have spent a couple hours experimenting with the Inventor Kit, and have had a great time. The companion app is intuitive and walks you through all of the steps of creating circuits, testing them, and then customizing them.
A fun gift for kids who love the Avengers movies, this toy turns them into superheroes. Suitable from age 8 through to 15, kids will be able to create unique superhero identities and powers, with electronic building blocks that snap together to turn circuits into inventions.