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How to Buy Awesome Gifts for 13-Year-Olds

Being 13 means you're finally a teenager - and that's incredibly exciting to be! Ride the wave of this thrilling time in a child's life by buying an equally rocking gift for him or her. Here are a few ways to think about buying gifts for 13-year-olds.

1

Go Digital

Teens are digital natives. With this in mind, buy your 13-year-old something that makes her tech lifestyle even cooler. From new gadgets to new accessories for her favorite devices, you'll find something that matches their personality with their tech obsession. 

2

Get Personal

Kids love anything with their name on it - which is why they doodle their name all over their notebooks, backpacks, and sneakers. Gift a 13-year-old with a T-shirt, pillow, backpack, wall hanging, or piece of jewelry with her name on it, and you're guaranteed to make her day.

3

Help Them Capture Memories

Many teens love to document their lives. A notebook he can use as a diary or a scrapbook she can use to remember the concerts and parties she goes to would go over well with most 13-year-olds.

4

Give Them the Gift of Style

At 13, kids are just getting a sense of their personal style, shopping for themselves and putting together their own outfits. A cool sweatshirt, piece of jewelry, watch, or jacket from their favorite store (check with mom and dad first!) would be fun gift for a teen to receive.

5

Help Them Cheer on Their Team

If your teen is a sports fan, pretty much anything that honors his favorite team - from a jersey to a wall hanging - is a guaranteed win.

6

Encourage a Love of Music

Thirteen is a great age to first pick up a musical instrument, so consider gifting a full-sized, professional grade instrument to your teen along with lessons from a professional musician.