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2021 Gift Guide: For Tweens & Teens

November 2, 2021

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1. Razor Go Cart $452 These carts have double the speed capabilities as the kids one–and fit for larger bodies. You might even take it for a spin Christmas morning.

2. Smiley Patch Beanie $40 The happiest beanie that comes in a variety of colors and can sit perfectly above their ears, exactly where they want it.

3. Oculus Virtual Reality $499 VR is fun for the entire family–so this one will encourage sharing, too! We recommended this specific set to a bunch of friends last year and it got nothing but glowing reviews.

4. Nike Crewneck $65 My 13 year old niece has this specific sweatshirt on her wish list and as the owner of a gray one–I can see why. It’s a little cropped and cozy and has a bunch of the cutest colors!

5. Boy Brow $17 For the fastest, full brows on the planet.

6. Retro Snowmobile Snow Sled $89 A blow up sled that’s a little retro and a whole lot cheaper than a snowmobile!

7. Foodie AirPod Cases $10 There are MANY styles where this AirPod case came from. Nutella, Tropicana. They’re all so cute and twee.

8. Checkered iPhone Case $21 Sometimes all you need is a cool new phone case to make it feel like you have a new phone.

9. GoPro HERO10 $399 The new GoPro just got released so it’s at the top of a lot of lists this year, but that also means past models are on major sale ;) ;)

10. Flip Straw Tumbler $31 A nice big jug that will stay cold all day with a convenient flip straw and carrying handle to accompany them to all their practices.

11. Studio Recording Microphone $28 For that podcast they are starting (or for pretend!).

12. Mini Fridge $299 A childhood dream–to stash drinks in their room, or in Chris’s case–salad. Hahahaha

13. Electric Skateboard & Scooter $194 This electric scooter converts to a skateboard, so they can choose their own adventure.

14. Earrings Set $13

15. Polo Stripe Crew Socks $20 Classic and cool.

16. Tabletop Easel $36 To foster their love for art and creating.

You can find more gifts for teens here, here, and here! And the 2021 Gift Guide so far right here!

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  1. Alexandra says:

    The salad reference!!! HAHAHAHA #bringbackthepodcast

  2. Kolina Filzen says:

    Oh my goodness I LOVE the reference to the podcast with Chris’s awesome hallway room featuring awesome snacks like salad! 😂😂😂 Thanks for putting together a great list!

  3. Megan says:

    Honestly Chris’ story about buying lettuce to have in his new “room” always makes me laugh. That’s something I totally would have done as a kid too!

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