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    #246131 - 09/29/19 01:42 PM Birthday gift ideas age 13?
    Pdxgft Offline
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    Any recommendations for birthday gift ideas for a 13 year old?
    He likes coding, building, and strategy.
    Thanks in advance!

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    #246133 - 09/30/19 04:38 AM Re: Birthday gift ideas age 13? [Re: Pdxgft]
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    Not sure if they would work but around that age my daughter got a metal detector, an archery set and materials to make a clay pot smoker.

    (Totally different interests than you list - she's a humanities kid/ historical reenactor who had been making her own bows and arrows for years and LOVES smoked salmon. YMMV...)

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    #246140 - 10/01/19 07:00 AM Re: Birthday gift ideas age 13? [Re: Pdxgft]
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    Arduino or Raspberry Pi? I have no tinkerers, but have long wanted an excuse to buy this book:
    https://www.amazon.com/Raspberry-Pi-Projects-Evil-Genius/dp/0071821589

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    #246145 - 10/02/19 02:23 AM Re: Birthday gift ideas age 13? [Re: Pdxgft]
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    My 12 year old wants a drawing tablet (one of those ones you hook up to a computer. Otherwise books, switch games and he probably will want his own bow by next March.

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    #246152 - 10/02/19 06:24 AM Re: Birthday gift ideas age 13? [Re: Pdxgft]
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    Another idea - I'm totally non-tech savvy so don't really understand how it works but for her 14th birthday my DD was given a device called Lifeprint Instant Print Camera. It attaches to her iPhone and basically allows it to operate like a Polaroid camera. She and her friends went crazy over it.

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    #246210 - 10/14/19 12:37 PM Re: Birthday gift ideas age 13? [Re: Pdxgft]
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    Thank you for all of the recs!

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