Finding great gift ideas for teens can be hard. That’s why I put together this list for you. If you’re looking for Christmas gift ideas for teens or trying to find the perfect gift for your teen’s birthday I hope you will find some inspiration in this post.
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Gift Ideas for Teens that They Will Actually Love!
Tech Gift Ideas for Teenagers
Retro Bluetooth Speaker
If your teen loves retro and vintage things they will love this retro Bluetooth speaker. Available in several colors.
Bose SoundLink Color II: Portable Bluetooth Speaker
If quality matters, this Bose speaker is the way to go!
JBL Clip 3 Bluetooth Speaker
This is a great affordable bluetooth speaker. It's easy to take along anywhere!
200 Vinyl Laptop Stickers for Water Bottles and Laptops
Teens love to customize their water bottles, iPad cases, and laptops with stickers. Why not get them started with this huge collection?
These come in dozens of color options and will help protect their laptop. Be sure to check the product description to make sure you are purchasing the correct size for your child's laptop.
iPhone Wallet Phone Case
I’ve been using this iPhone case for several months and I love it. I think this kind of case is great for a teen that is on the go and doesn’t want to carry a purse or wallet. Everything fits easily in the card slot and I’ve found it to be very secure with the snap closure. It also has a hand strap which has saved my phone from falling several times. These come in a variety of colors.
* Make sure that you purchase the right size case for your child's phone.
Custom Laptop Notebook Computer Sticker Decal
Personalize your teen's iPad or Laptop with these customizable decals.
If you have an avid reader then a Kindle is a fantastic gift! Add in a Kindle unlimited membership to give them affordable access to thousands of books!
Refurbished Apple iPad Air 2
iPads don't need to break the bank. For most teens, a renewed or refurbished iPad will work great and save you hundreds.
OTTERBOX Defender Series Phone Cases
The Defender series adds extra protection and comes with a belt clip.
* Make sure that you purchase the right size case for your child's phone.
OTTERBOX Symmetry Clear Phone Cases
Otterbox carries several options of protective phone cases. This clear cover is very popular.
Many sizes are available - be sure to purchase the right size case for your child's phone.
Wireless Earbuds Bluetooth Headphones
These Bluetooth headphones cost around $20. They are available in several colors and the reviews are excellent.
If you are like me and love all things Apple. Their EarPods are a great investment. I’ve had the 2nd generation AirPods for several years and they work great. They are usually marked down this time of year.
Beats Fit Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds
If you have a larger budget or are splitting the cost with someone, these higher-quality Beats Noise Cancelling earbuds are a great choice.
Apple AirPods Pro
If you’re looking for top-notch AirPods you’ve got to go with the AirPods Pro!
Echo Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
We have 3 of these. We are able to use them as a whole house intercom which is super helpful!
Makeup Gifts for Teens
There are many cheap makeup options available online. Below I’m sharing better quality (safe) makeup options, these might be a bit more expensive but they are made by reputable companies that have good reputations.
Includes highlighter, bronzer, blush and 18 eyeshadows. This is a great starter kit!
24 color eyeshadow palette.
Poreless Putty Primer
This is a super popular easy-to-use primer that would make a great small gift or stocking stuffer for your teen.
5 piece Makeup Brush Set
Higher-quality makeup brushes are a nice upgrade if your teen loves to do their makeup. This set is a great starter set!
Makeup Vanity Table with Lighted Mirror
This makeup vanity comes with a lighted mirror and a drawer to keep all their makeup organized and tidy.
Foldable Vanity Mirror with Lights
Another great gift idea is this compact makeup mirror with lights.
Mascara & Lash Primer Mascara Set
I found this brand of mascara a few years ago and it's the perfect inexpensive dupe for a popular mascara brand.
Setting mists are great for helping to keep makeup on all day (or night!) This one is affordable and works great!
Mini Beauty Fridge
These cute little mini fridges are popular for storing Skin Care, Serums And Face Masks.
Gift ideas for Teenagers Who Love Gaming
Ergonomic Gaming Chair with Footrest
The reviews for this gaming chair are excellent. It's going on our shopping list for our teen boy this Christmas. It even has a footrest!
Gaming Headset with microphone
Unless you want to listen to your teen play games and talk to friends online, you’ve got to get them a nice gaming headset. There are many colors and styles to choose from.
Our son loves his light-up gaming keyboard. This one has Backlit Keys and is Spill-Resistant.
Must-Have Gift Ideas for Your Teens Desk or Dorm
Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard
I love this cute bluetooth keyboard. Available in other colors.
Portable Lap Desk with Pillow Cushion
Lap desks are a great gift for teens - this one can fit up to a 16" laptop, holds a cell phone and has a small storage pocket.
Aesthetic Pastel Highlighters
If your child has to take lots of notes for school - these mild pastel highlighters would be a fun gift!
3-Tier Metal Utility Rolling Cart, White
Teens love to use these carts to organize their books, crafting supplies, makeup, gaming equipment, and more!
Bedroom Decor Gift ideas for Teens
These gifts are fun to add to your teenagers bedroom.
Fake Ivy Garland
This is a popular decor right now (can we say 90's???)
Give this moon lap to any astronomy-loving teen.
Bonsai Tree Light
This light is so pretty! Perfect for any teen's room or college student's dorm.
Moon Phase Wall Hanging
This garland adds a pretty touch to any room. Its popular boho style makes this a great gift!
Great Gift Ideas for a New Teen Driver
Car Cleaning Kit for Car Interior and Exterior
This 5 piece car cleaning kit is a gift that a new driver would love.
Cleaning Gel for Car Detailing
If your teen loves a clean car then this car detailing puddy is a great small gift.
Car Vacuum Cleaner
A car vacuum will come in handy to clean up the french fries your teen is likely to spill in the car.
New Driver T-Shirt
This is a fun gift to give any teen who recently got their driver's licence.
Roadside Emergency Assistance Kit
This is a must-have for any new driver. While it may not be the most exciting gift, they will be happy that they have it!
If you have a teen then you know that they can never have too many graphic teeshirts
Games and Outdoor Activities
Roller skates are making a comeback!
Longboards are a fun gift that gets your teen outside and active!
Magnetic Dart Board
Darts are fun but who wants holes in their walls? This magnetic dart board is perfect if you want a safer option.
Shocktato Party Game
This is a Hilariously Funny Game with a Shocking Potato
LEGO Sets - best prices!
Larger LEGO sets are still so fun for teenagers. They make very large sets including Star Wars, Home Alone, Harry Potter and more!
Thank you for putting this together. Such great ideas that make gift giving easier!
The Star War tee shirts arrived today. They are fantastic. The grandchildren will love them. Thank you, Hey Donna, for researching and putting together a list of great gift ideas!