The Best Gifts for Tweens and Teens They’re Guaranteed to Love
If there is a tween or teen on your shopping list you may be debating about whether to shop at all. These days it just seems easier to give a gift card, doesn't it? But there is something to be said for giving a gift that suits the recipient, something that is more personal. These gifts are great options for an age group that can be difficult to read. They're usually too old for toys, but they still want the fun of gifts that offer them entertainment and a smile. No matter what budget you're working with, you can find the perfect gift for the tween or teen you're shopping for this year.
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This hybrid sweatshirt/blanket creation is a one-size-fits-all cloud of happiness. Way better than fighting over a blanket, they keep you warm on the couch, during dance parties, and even when grabbing snacks for family movie night. Super soft and cozy and easy to wash and wear. The folks at Comfy sent us some samples and it’s safe to say my kids are obsessed with their Comfys. We’re now stocking up on Comfys in different colors for favorite friends and family. And now they also have slippers to match!
12 thoughtful prompts to get them started thinking about who they are and who they’d like to be, like “All the things I’d like to try someday …” Each letter can then be sealed and saved for their future.
With 77 ways to play, this game never gets old – but the basic version is easy to learn in just seconds. It’s a little loud and a lot of fun!
This adorable set featuring a highlighting powder and lip luminizer from the cruelty-free and diversity-friendly line Fenty Beauty, created by Rihanna, is sure to be a winner.
There are some great t-shirts with really positive messaging right now. Target has lots for under $10, like this one.
Basically you’re looking at Cards Against Humanity – for tweens and teens.
Inspire the tween in your life to take the first step to becoming a published author with this kit that gives them the tools and templates to design their own comic book. Send the completed product in and they’ll get a professionally bound book to add to their shelf.
This instant camera comes in a rainbow of fun colors. Small prints are easier to share and a fun alternative for social media loving tweens to collect and share.
For anyone who loves puzzles, mysteries, or a challenge. These are so much fun that they won’t even realize that they’re working on critical thinking skills and logic.
If your kids are like mine, they’re always fighting over the charger cords for their devices. Use these stickers to allow them to stake their claim and avoid the “that was mine!” battles.
Getting socks as a gift is usually a drag, but not with these customizable socks that can feature faces of loved ones or pets.
Any kid who has gotten a less-than-stellar grade on a class assignment will appreciate these funny fails.
It’s a banana, that is a phone. What’s not to love?
If the teen in your life hasn’t discovered John Green’s books yet it is likely only a matter of time. The author of The Fault in Our Stars and other YA favorites is one of the minds behind Don’t Forget to Be Awesome, along with his brother Hank.
An inflatable, go anywhere lounger that they can take to the beach, to music festivals, or to a friend’s house.
A waterproof, wireless speaker so that they can take their tunes in the shower or to the pool easily.
Ukeleles available in a rainbow of colors for the budding musician.
A tackle box full of candy options sure to please any sweet tooth.
What are you buying for the tween or teen in your life?