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Gift Ideas For Teens & Tweens — Here’s What Your Teenagers Want (And What Your Tweenagers Don’t Even Know They Want)

November 2, 2023

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Searching for gift ideas for teens and tweens can feel as stressful as trying to raise them. And typically, as they get older, their wish lists happen to get pricier. But fear not! Whether they’re dreaming of the latest tech gadgets, fashion trends, or unique hobbies, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to the ultimate holiday guide, where we unwrap the mystery of what teens and tweens of all genders and identities hope to open up on Christmas day.

Gift Ideas For Teens & Tweens

Hatch Sunrise Clock | $199

Teens are famously known for sleeping in (growing up is exhausting), so why not gift them this intelligent alarm clock, or as I like to call it, a personal sleep assistant? Not only does this clock mimic a peaceful sunrise to ease your teen awake, but it also lulls them to sleep with sleep sounds and more! (Our tween swears by hers!)

Exploratory Set | $42

There’s certainly a stage of self-discovery that comes with the territory of entering teenhood. Experimenting with finding your signature scent is one of those things! Make their day and gift them this “Genderful” fragrance set by Boy Smells with 6 glass sprays for your teen to play with and discover the scent that speaks to their soul (or something melodramatic a teen would say).

Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones | $99

If your teen is begging you for Apple AirPods Max (they want the over-the-ears-look, they just do!), but you don’t feel like spending $500 on someone who still needs reminders to make their bed, then gift them these instead. We’re big fans of the JBL brand, and you can’t beat this price point for a wireless headphone set that does all the same things.

Mini Cruiser Skateboard | $41

I don’t know a lot about skateboarding, but I know this mini-cruiser has gone viral! It’s perfect for beginners and intermediate skateboarders alike. Plus, it’s lightweight, compact enough to slip into a backpack, and there are 8 different colors to choose from.

Lakefront CLJ x Lola Blanket | $249

Something I’ve learned from raising a teen myself is that they love all things cozy and comfy. I promise you, this is the blanket of all plush blankets. They’ll be wrapped up in this constantly and they’ll probably wear it as a cloak down to breakfast every morning.

Flannel Cargo Pajamas | $31

Does anybody else remember wearing these cargo-type pajamas to school and feeling so cool? Well, they’re back, and I like them so much I just might need to snag a pair for myself.

Fur Lined Platform Slipper | $34

If you want to score some cool points with your teen, these platform slippers are just like the viral UGGs that never stay in stock and at a fraction of the price.

Corduroy Lounger | $299

When I was a teen, I loved getting something to use in my bedroom. If you find yourself raising a homebody, get them a cozy lounger to keep in their room! (Bonus, if they love their room, it’s easier for them to keep it clean, I’ve learned).

Sequins Pinboard | $199

I’m completely obsessed with this flip sequin pinboard! This is something I would have screamed about as a kid if I was gifted this.

Fleece Belt Bag | $58

If they’ve been begging you for the viral Lululemon belt bag, get them this fleece version. They’ll still “fit in” with the cool kids while also standing out from the crowd.

Blending Marker Kit | $16

Is anybody else raising a budding artist who spends all their free time drawing, painting, and creating their next work of art? These blending markers are the perfect addition to their toolkit.

Instax Instant Camera | $130

This is the prettiest Instax I’ve ever seen. Most teens these days are all about friends, capturing memories, and “retro” things. Check all of those boxes with this gift.

LED Strip Lights | $14

Every teen either has these light strips in their room or wants them in their room. Do them a favor and gift them the power of switching up the vibes in their room instantly with the control of a remote. Our teen has told us what each color means to her, so we can be warned when we walk in.

Electronic Keyboard | $48

This gift idea goes out to the music lovers and audio mixers out there. This keyboard is perfect for beginners and is practically a steal.

Ultra Mini Fridge | $33

They’re going to feel so cool inviting their friends up to their room and offering them a fresh, cold Coke. It can fit up to 6 cans and would look so cute on their desk or shelf. You can’t beat that price either!

Stanley IceFlow Tumbler | $35

This is another gift that will win you the “Parent of the Year” award. Teens love the classic 40oz Stanley cups as much as you and I, but these flip-straw tumblers are much more practical for fitting in a backpack and toting around to school and activities.

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