Christmas is just around the corner and buying a gift for your teenager could be tricky task. These young people are way too choosy and often happen to have very specific tastes when it comes to getting gifts. Choosing a personalized or monogrammed gift or something that appeals to their hobbies, fashion sense or passion would hit the mark!! Check out our list of 50 Christmas gifts for teens.
Top 50 Christmas Gifts For Teens
Teenage boys are really fond of gadgets. A mini drone would not only be a fun toy to play with but would also serve as a source of adventure as your teenager can use it for spying on random stuff. This is sure something to flaunt as a mini drone can shoot pictures and videos, lift and drop moderately heavy stuff. Purchase a version with easy controls.
If your teenager keeps forgetting their bike keys here and there give them a cool key chain that serves as a perfect reminder and is more conspicuous making it difficult for them to forget the keys!
Fancy night lamps
Mostly teenagers like fancy stuff. A night lamp that emits just the right amount of light and scatters it on the roof in form of star-like motifs seems like a perfect gift for your teenage girls. They would find it more comfortable to sleep alone in the room with some, comforting light. Not to mention, the ceiling looks all the more pretty with light patterns. There are night lamps, which change the colour of the light being emitted too.
A cool coffee mug would be something that encourages your teen to finish, their glass of milk or cereal everyday. Teenagers are really fond of collecting pretty and motivational stuff. You can also get a personalized version of coffee mug with your teenager’s name or a quote from their favourite book or just a funny one-liner!
A chic rug for their room
The habit of keeping their room spic and span should be incorporated in teenagers, right from the beginning. A chic rug with some message would encourage them to keep the shoes in the rack and well, can serve as a daily reminder of reinforcing certain good habits, too.
The New year is just around the corner after Christmas and a year planner would help your teenage set some fresh, short term as well long term goals. Gift certain accessories like stickers, a set of colored pens to encourage them to maintain their planner.
A phone holder
Accept it or not, teenagers today are kind of dependent and well, somewhat addicted to their cell phones. A Phone holder would at least let them, set their phone screen at a comfortable angle and they would not have to crane their necks at uncomfortable angles, anymore. Also, it is important to keep the mobile screens at a certain distance from eyes to maintain a healthy eyesight. So, a phone holder makes sense.
Many of our teenage boys and girls are not quite fond of wearing socks all the time. So, a pair of warm slippers would keep their feet warm while they are roaming about in the house. Buy the washable versions in their favorite colors or with their favorite animated characters.
A BPA free water bottle
This water bottle can be carried to sports practice and even school for carrying clean, drinking water. Carrying RO, purified water from home is a very good habit for your teenager. Health is something, the teenagers should take very seriously. Staying hydrated by drinking clean drinking water is essential as while playing, sweating causes your teenager to lose lots of water and minerals. So, a BPA free water bottle would be an ideal Christmas gift.
A mega pack of fancy, glitter pens
The glitter pens would be perfect for drawing, writing for passion, school projects and for drawing temporary tattoos. Colored, glitter pens would be a rather useful and inexpensive gift for your teenage girls..
Bracelets for girls
Teenage girls are really fond of fashion accessories and bracelets look really pretty with all those pretty beads. You can also get a personalized, charms bracelet made for your girl.
Livestrong Waistbands for boys
Boys have a right to look fashionable, too! So, wristbands with some fun message would look awesome on teenager boys.
Quirky mobile cases
Who does not look a good mobile case. Most teenagers have I phones these days and a vibrant and quirky mobile case would help your teenager, easily spot their phone in a group. Also, a phone case kind of reflects their personal style.
A set of new cushions for your girls room
You can gift your teenage girl a set of cushions to beautify her room. Donut shaped cushions, big cushions with quotes or smart polka dots or chevron pattern would make a lovely gift.
If your teenagers is into reading, a good novel shall be really appreciated by him or her. Reading is a wonderful habit as it stimulates your mind and is a far better way to utilize your time that killing it on social media.
Most teenage boys are really messy and a desk organizer would help them put their writing tools, important paper slips in the right place. Go for a full-fledged desk set that comes with a stapler, paper clips and roller tape. This would help his homework desk look like a mush clutter-free place. Pick your oy’s favourite colour.
Teenagers are fond of music and headphones make for a really good gift. They can use these while doing yoga or while going for a jog around the block.
A statement Umbrella
Rainy days come without a warning and a stylish umbrella draws all eyes on you for the right reasons. Gift your teenager a smart Umbrella. For boys, go for tones of Blue while for girls, the options are endless. Just make sure, to skip stuff with cartoon figures if your child is over Thirteen years of age as as the kid progresses through the teens, they want not to come across as being too kiddish.
A chic looking laptop sleeve would serve not only to make a style statement but also helps to protect your delicate device from scratches and accidents like water spill and jerks, while it is not in use. Your teenager would appreciate this gift.
Let your teenagers have fun with their laptops by gifting them some laptop skin of their liking. These skins are like stick ons and are reusable as well as changeable. The glue used on these skins are so, that they do not harm the surface of even the most priciest laptops.
Portable speakers are a great way to keep the music loving teenagers entertained. Not only that, these can be connected via bluetooth to laptops and phones and can be utilized for practicing skits or dance practice, etc.
A set containing multiple pencils, pens, sticky notes, a couple of notebooks etc is going to be loved by your teenager. Give them something with their favorite quotations or something motivational. For younger teenagers, you can also pick something with action figures.
Grooming is a great habit that should be incorporated in children from the very beginning. We do not encourage an overtly developed sense of fashion in teenagers but, smelling good is a nice thing. You can gift a musky fragrance to your teenage boy or a light floral scent to your teenage girl for Christmas.
Basic skincare kit
Stepping into teenage, has it’s own set of problems. So, right from the very beginning you should develop a habit of a good skincare regimen in your girls as well as boys. A basic cleansing, toning, moisturising along with use of a good scrub every other day does away with a lot of teenage skin problems like clogged pores and acne.
To act as the perfect accent for the walls of your kid’s room a framed poster of your kid’s favourite music band or sports person would be a great gifting idea. Alternatively, a wall art inspired by their passion, say music or travel would be a nice option, too.
Nail Art set
Teenage girls love doing their nails. Give them a set of nail paints, nail dotter tools, filer, nail art tapes and Rhinestones so that they have have fun with their nails as well as spend some entertaining time with her their girl besties.
A sports back pack
If your young boy is into some sort of sports, a bag that can securely hold his sports equipment, water bottle and stuff would be a useful gift. Purchase something in colour or brand, he is more inclined towards.
A set of makeup brushes
Purchase a set of good quality makeup brushes for your teenage princess to help her learn the basic tricks of doing her makeup! She would love it we assure, you.
A timepiece s not only a memorable gift but looks extremely stylish ,too. Gift something that is waterproof and shockproof to your teenage boy and he would fall in love with you!
Sun shades serve as the perfect accessory to protect your eyes and make a bold style statement. Give them something they do not own already. Teenagers are fond of selfies and group pictures and can never be fed up of having new Sun shades to flaunt.
If your princess loves wearing all kinds of earrings, bracelets and necklaces but keeps losing them, a multiple compartment jewellery box or jewellery organize would be a good gifting idea for her. This way, she would have a fixed place to put all her accessories in and would not misplace them again.
Staying fit and in shape is a craze with all the teenagers these days.. A fitness tracker with pedometer, heart rate monitor, sleep calculator is a thoughtful Christmas gift idea for teenagers.
A travel journal is a great gift to preserve all of the travel memories your child has with you. You teenager can use this to document travel tickets, pictures, handwritten accounts of all the travels they have made with you. This is something, they can cherish forever.
Bath time goodies
This one is specially for your teenage daughters. With adolescence, mood swings are pretty common. A warm water bath is a relaxing experience and some goodies to enhance the relaxing experience, such as: scented candles, a nice loofah, essential oils and exotic shower gels and body lotions would make it easy for your daughter to destress.
A facial cleanser cum massager
A battery operated deep pore cleanser and massager would keep all the worrisome facial skin problems at a bay for your teen girl. Try gifting this and we are sure, you would love it.
Adjustable dumbbell set
Teenage guys, especially those in late teenage are very conscious of their bodies and want to get a fit looking, shapely body This dumbbell set would allow them to get those chiseled arms, they always desired! A set that has a range of weights and handles and comes with a case for easy storage would be great.
The girls are no less aware about getting a toned and shapely body, these days. So, give them certain things that they can utilize for a home workout. An exercise ball, a nice yoga mat and kettlebells are some options that you could consider.
A new gym bag
If your teenager goes to the gym for working out, it would be a good idea to gift them a new gym bag. Get some hint about their colour and brand preferences by talking them or just going through their wishlist’s on online shopping apps!
Wireless Selfie sticks
If your teenager, does not own one already, gift them a selfie stick without a second thought. Social media is one place, every teenager likes to flaunt their pictures on.
Gift cards for their favourite websites or eateries
This is one gift that can never go wrong and your teenager would not be able to roll your eyes at you. A gift card would allow them to order their own gift online and you can be totally tension free. The amount totally depends on your parenting rationale.
A hair styling tool
Teenage girls are sure to love something that they can use to style their hair. A hair dryer, hair straightener or hair curling iron are some options to take your pick from. Add some fun by adding fun hair extensions. She would look like a diva and would adore you for such a lovely gift.
A wardrobe organization set
Teenagers struggling with finding clothes and accessories to wear each morning is a common site in most homes, Half of the trouble is because, their wardrobes are too cluttered to find anything. Gift your teenager a set of stuff such as: hangers, an undergarment organizer, fold-able boxes etc to keep their wardrobe organized. Trust us, they would thank you each morning!
Tickets to the latest flick
Who doesn’t love going to the movies? Buy movie tickets to the latest rom-com or sci-fi in town for your teenager and his/her gang and get them going. They would be so proud of you in their gang, for this.
DIY and Artsy gifts
There are many teenagers who have an artistic bend of mind and love to create, paint, mould and stuff. For those, DIY art projects or science experiments are a good gift option.
If you notice that your teenager is a die hard fan of some particular sports player, gift them a ball or glove or equipment autographed by their favourite team or player and they would preserve this gift for a lifetime!
Some teenagers love growing and nurturing plants. Such teens would love to receive eco friendly gifts like cute planters, organic plant seeds, organic fertilizers, gardening tools and related things. Encourage those little green fingers as plants not only increase the beauty of your own home but each plant has it’s unique role in affecting a positive environmental change.
Annual subscription to their favourite magazine or comics
If your child loves reading comics, Christmas would serve as a perfect excuse to buy them an all year subscription to the comics which they love reading. You can always donate these to somebody later on!
Some teenage boys and girls have a penchant for cooking and baking. Why not surprise them with admission to a basic or well advanced level culinary course. For that matter, you can enroll them to classes for practically anything they like doing like: Piano lessons or swimming class, for instance.
Quarterly or six monthly subscription to beauty boxes
For girls, this is a wonderful idea. A three month or six month subscription to their favourite beauty box, depending upon your budget would be loved by your teenager. She can get to have a collection of pretty boxes and samples and full size products from all sorts of skincare, haircare, fragrance and makeup brands!
So, these were some gifting ideas for the coming Christmas that can totally work for your teenagers! Let us know if you have some more on your mind.