The site Gift Ideas for Kids offers numerous guides on finding the right gift for a 13-year-old boy, along with children of other genders and ages. Social media sites such as Pinterest also contain pages and communities dedicated to gift ideas, as do blogs or shopping sites such as Amazon.com
Choosing the best gift for a 13-year-old boy depends greatly on the child in question, as most children have vastly different tastes. The person giving the gift should ask the child or his parents questions about his interests to find out exact details about the things he likes, as a gift tailored to him is more enjoyable to the child and shows a greater level of thoughtfulness. Good gift ideas should focus on something that fosters the boys interests in a positive manner.
For example, if the boy is interested in space some possible gift ideas could include books on the solar system or astronauts, models of different space shuttles or movies about the space program. It's important to remember that gifts don't have to be something physical. Instead of giving the boy something related to space, the gift could be a trip to a local planetarium or museum with a special exhibit about space.