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13 presents for a 13 year old boy... Teen survival kit...

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HelloMama Sun 25-Jun-17 09:38:33


Its our son's 13th birthday very soon and I'd like to get him a selection of 13 presents to represent becoming a teenager and I'd really like help with ideas!

They don't have to be expensive gifts. I was thinking along the lines of:
Clearasil face wash
Nando's voucher for lunch
A book (?) about dealing with your parents as a teen
Cinema tickets
Trendy t-shirt

What else? Your ideas will be very much appreciated!

PosyBear Sun 25-Jun-17 19:53:53

How about something to go on a keychain? Like the mini multi tool here:

Or a silver and leather bracelet? There's loads to choose from on Amazon.

Or a voucher to get his hair done at a trendy barber or hairdresser and give him carte blanche with the style.

PosyBear Sun 25-Jun-17 19:56:39

This gets great reviews.

The Teenage Guy's Survival Guide: The Real Deal on Girls, Growing Up and Other Guy Stuff

user1496484020 Sun 25-Jun-17 20:06:24

I wouldn't get him anything that might be interpreted as a weapon.

Maybe a good razor system?

user1496484020 Sun 25-Jun-17 20:08:05

pmsl, just read my post back. I didn't mean a cut-throat razor lol. Gillette Mach Fusion is in my head for some unknown reason.

sufficatedsue Sun 25-Jun-17 20:30:29

DS is 13

He would like vouchers for places he could go with friends, so Nando's, Costa etc. We've just noticed he's starting to get a bit of fuzz but was horrified when we suggested buying him a razor!!!

HelloMama Tue 27-Jun-17 21:53:38

Lol! Thanks for these ideas! Definitely a few things to add to the list!

SadAboutTheBoy Tue 27-Jun-17 22:09:31

Rubix cube (new shapes out?)
Messenger bag (if he hasn't got one already)
Personalised mousemat (photo shops online do them)
Cool key ring (guitar/ sport etc)
Silly emoticon cushion
Hair gel
Hot chocolate mug with mini marshmallows / milk shake maker

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