Gift for Teens
When it comes to picking a gift for your teen, it never comes easy. After all, their tastes change quite frequently, and they can be quite picky with the thing that they actually want. Luckily, teens also aren't afraid to show their interests, and the best thing to do is to listen carefully.
But if you're still at a loss and don't know what to look for or where to start looking, we curated this handy list of all the best gifts for teen boys and teen girls for you.
1. LEGO Ideas Typewriter
LEGO has always claimed that with their toy bricks, you can build anything, and now there's proof. Both a vintage look at the past and a feat of modern engineering, this 2,000-piece set lets you build a working typewriter from LEGO bricks. Now, how's that for a unique gift idea?
2. Polaroid Camera
Teenagers want nothing more than to capture memorable moments in their life, and this polaroid camera is the perfect tool for that. Combining the convenience of instant cameras and the joy of having physical photos, polaroid cameras make for a great gift to give a teenager, whatever their general interests may be.
3. iPad Mini 5
There's a reason why Apple has thrived as a tech company, and the iPad Mini 5 is just one of the many examples you can cite. Fitted with an A15 bionic chip, a sizable screen, and ultra-wide 12mp cameras, this mini iteration of the iPad we all know and love can easily fit in the busy life of a growing teenager.
4. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
There's no better combination than teens and video games, especially today when games just keep getting better and better. Proof of that is the latest entry in the Call of Duty franchise, promising unrelenting action and the most vivid of graphics right in your living room. What's not to love here?
5. Nintendo Switch
There's a reason why the Nintendo Switch has been the top-selling console for a few years, and that reason is simply because it's good. Combining the benefits of a home console with a pocketable gaming device, the Nintendo Switch is a landmark evolution in gaming, making it a great buy for any Nintendo fan that wants to enjoy its rich library of games.
6. Oculus Quest 2
Whatever you may think of current VR technology, you can't deny that VR headsets have come a long way since the first release, and the Oculus Quest 2 is proof of that. Easily the most advanced VR gaming headset at the moment, the Oculus Quest 2 makes a great gift for any teenager that loves technology.
7. Wireless headphones
Wires! Who needs them? If you know a teenager that doesn't, then they are sure to appreciate wireless headphones. The best part is, with so many varieties and brand names out on the market, it's not hard to find one that will fit your budget, needs, and of course, your sound and hardware preferences.
8. Anker USB C PowerCore Essential 20,000 PD Portable Charger
Thanks to countless devices, today's teenagers are power-hungry, so why not get them something essential that will help cover that need? Built to be portable but powerful, this tough powerbank features 20W of charging power from a 20,000 Milliampere battery, letting you charge all of your devices in one go… and with room to spare.
9. JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Portable Speaker
With so much of today's modern music made for dancing, what teenager wouldn't enjoy portable Bluetooth speakers? Featuring crystal-clear dynamic sound, an affordable price tag, and the latest in Bluetooth technology from a brand we all love and trust, this portable speaker is the perfect way to enjoy your favorite music, whether alone or with your friends.
10. Nike Sportswear Club Fleece Pullover Hoodie
If you're looking for an easy fashion find but don't know where to start, you can't go wrong with a hoodie. Featuring a simple but classic style that can be worn with just about anything, this comfortable and long-lasting pullover hoodie is perfect for your budding teenager.
11. Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer
If you have a teen girl that's starting to worry about the way they look, then this one-step dryer and volumizer is sure to get appreciated. Combining tufted and nylon bristles, this product can help smooth and straighten hair, all while still being gentle enough for any scalp. How's that for a thoughtful gift idea?
12. Glossier Balm Dotcom
Looking for a not-so-average lip balm sold for an average price? Then the Glossier Balm Dotcom is the perfect choice. Made for dry and chapped lips, this non-heavy and easy-to-apply lip balm is made from natural products to ensure a long-lasting and nourishing effect, all while giving you that signature, shiny look.
13. Madewell Medium Leather Transport Tote
Backpacks are out, and tote bags are in! But this isn't just your usual cloth tote bag. With the Madewell Leather Transport Tote, you get a hand-crafted leather tote bag that is as sturdy as it is stylish! Best of all, the leather used in these totes achieved a gold rating from LWG, so you can be sure that it's sustainable.
14. Fjällräven Kanken Water Resistant Backpack
For all your carrying needs, grab yourself a Fjällräven Kanken Water Resistant Backpack today. Made from hard-wearing Vinylon fabric, this iconic and durable water-resistant backpack makes for the perfect travel companion, whether that means going to school or venturing out into the great outdoors. And when you're looking for an all-rounder of a backpack, that's really all you'll ever need.
15. Gift Card
If you're still not sure what to get for a teenager, then a gift card from a brand or store they like will always be appreciated. Not only are they affordable and an easy pick, but they also tend to provide more flexibility, which is perfect for any teenager whose wants are constantly changing and evolving.