As adults, we’re constantly complaining how our teenagers are never satisfied with anything. The truth is, we’ve all been through that phase of angst and there’s one thing we can all agree on that universally makes teens happy – Christmas presents! So if you have a teenager in your family, light their holiday season up and make them forget about their calculus homework by choosing the best Christmas gifts for teens.
Check out our post for the best Christmas gifts for kids if you want to buy a present for your boys and girls instead!
- Best Christmas Gifts for Teens
- 1. Big Joe Bean Bag Chair
- 2. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
- 3. Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious Edition
- 4. Teens Cook
- 5. Harry’s Truman Razor Shave Set
- 6. Leather Writing Journal
- 7. LEGO Star Wars Death Star
- 8. JBL Clip 2 Bluetooth Speaker
- 9. DropMix Music Gaming System
- 10. Parrot Disco FPV Drone
- 11. Sketch It Nail Pens Salon
- 12. Whitely Choker
- 13. Sriracha Hot Sauce Keychain Bottle
- 14. Lifefactory Water Bottle
- 15. Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition
- 16. HYPE Neon Sign Table Lamp
- 17. Umbra FishHotel Mini Aquarium
- 18. Dinosaur-shaped Phone Holder
- 19. Evercross Self Balancing Scooter
- 20. PlayStation 4 Pro
- 21. NERTS Playing Cards Set
- 22. The Manual to Manhood
- 23. Remington Pro Curling Wand
- 24. BareMinerals Complexion Kit
- 25. PowerBeats 3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones
- 26. Harry Potter Blu-Ray Set (Complete Collection)
- 27. Spikeball 1 Ball Game Set
- 28. UGG Blanche Fleece Robe
- 29. Amazon Echo
- 30. Sketch and Sparkle Tattoo Pens
- 31. Polaroid Wireless Selfie Stick
- 32. Handheld Pac-man Arcade Game
- 33. Little America Backpack
- 34. Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episode 1-6)
- 35. Nintendo Switch
- 36. Lightning Reaction Reloaded
- 37. Double Ladderball Game
- 38. The Land of Stories – Hardcover Gift Set
- 39. InstaBox Wooden Digital Speaker
- 40. A Song Of Ice And Fire (Complete Book Set)
- 41. Amazon.com Gift Card
Best Christmas Gifts for Teens
1. Big Joe Bean Bag Chair
Teenagers are often found tired of those long homework assignments. Add some comfort to their lives this Christmas season by giving them the Big Joe Bean Bag Chair. The bean bag comes in four different colors and is made of the softest UltimaX beads. They can use it to play their Xbox or PS4, or simply just lounge after a tough day at school.
2. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
You might think this trend is old school but it’s very much hip nowadays! From big celebrities to high school kids, polaroid cameras are making waves in the photography industry. If your teenager doesn’t own one yet, they probably really want to! This Christmas, get them the Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera to make their dreams come true. It’s available in a bunch of pretty pastel colors.
3. Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious Edition
The Anki Overdrive: Fast and Furious mobile-controlled cars are not for little kids! These supercars can bring a good racing game to life. Included in the box are eight exciting tracks and a bunch of accessories. For teens who have a love for automobiles, this could be a great Christmas present!
4. Teens Cook
As the book synopsis says ‘teenagers will like what they like and eat what they like’. If you’ve had enough of constantly making food that can satisfy your teen’s taste buds, how about get them the Teens Cook cookbook to make yours and their lives easier? The cookbook features easy-to-make recipes that need beginner level skills. Oh, and they are anything but boring!
5. Harry’s Truman Razor Shave Set
There’s no better Christmas gift for teens than one that appreciates their adulthood. The Harry’s Truman Razor Shave Set is a classic, adult gift that you can give to your newly pubescent boy. It includes a high quality razor (in three color options) and a shaving cream. Acknowledge your teen’s manhood by getting them this razor set for Christmas!
6. Leather Writing Journal
Some teenagers love to pen down an account of their day in their diaries or journals. Instead of regular journals, how about giving them the Leather Writing Journal as a Christmas present? This journal by MALEDEN comes in a beautiful cover design and has blank pages to draw, sketch, doodle and basically be creative to the fullest!
7. LEGO Star Wars Death Star
At first glance, LEGO blocks might seem like a children’s toy. It’s true many of the boxes are but the LEGO Star Wars Death Star is definitely not one of them! This box features twenty-three mini figures and a bunch of weapons for an entire Star Wars experience. For teens who are into Star Wars and collectibles, the LEGO Star Wars Death Star is the Christmas present they want!
8. JBL Clip 2 Bluetooth Speaker
Every cool kid now owns a wireless Bluetooth speaker! Get your teenager the JBL Clip 2 Bluetooth speaker so he/she won’t feel left out either. Apart from amazing, crisp sounds through its powerful stereo system, these Bluetooth speaker has an IPX7 Waterproof rating so you can basically take it with you to the shower or the swimming pool – how cool is that?
9. DropMix Music Gaming System
The DropMix Music Gaming System is a newly released card game by Hasbro. It is quickly gaining popularity because it includes over 60 cards and songs from famous artists. The objective of the game is to mix different songs using the cards you have and coming up with exciting tune. The DropMix Music Gaming System is the game your teenager will be playing at their next sleepover party so make sure to give it to them this holiday season!
10. Parrot Disco FPV Drone
For teenagers who are fascinated by photography and video making, the Parrot Disco FPV Drone can make a wonderful Christmas present. Shoot 1080p high quality aerial footage with its slim design and speeds up to 50 mph. The market for drones is expanding greatly so make sure your teen gets the best (even if it’s a little on the high-end side)!
11. Sketch It Nail Pens Salon
The Sketch it Nail Pens Salon is the ideal Christmas gift for girls who have become newly teenagers. Young girls love to dress up but they don’t always have access to a lot of makeup or nail paint. The Sketch it Nail Pens Salon can give them a perfect manicure experience and help them explore their aesthetic side. The box includes five colored pens and a bunch of stickers to make exciting nail art.
12. Whitely Choker
Ah, the fashion of chokers doesn’t seem to be dying anytime soon! Teens especially are drawn to these necklaces but are often bored by the same choker designs everywhere. THe Whitely Choker by Baublebar can be a stylish, chic addition to their collection. It’s formal, beautiful and very feminine!
13. Sriracha Hot Sauce Keychain Bottle
Is your teenager crazy about spicy food? Consider the Siracha Hot Sauce Keychain bottle as a Christmas present for them! The keychain bottle can be carried around anywhere easily, reused and refilled. It might seem like a small present but it’s unique and special for anyone who loves hot sauce!
14. Lifefactory Water Bottle
The Lifefactory 22-ounce water bottle can become a permanent item in your teen’s backpack without a doubt! Get them this well-insulated bottle with a slip cap and a silicone sleeve this Christmas. The bottle is easy to carry around and has a compact, slim design that can fit in any backpack easily.
15. Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition
The love for Harry Potter is universal and safe to say, eternal. It doesn’t matter if this book was written in the early 2000’s; kids and adults of every age still want to read the entire series over and over again. Make your teen’s Christmas magical with the Illustrated Edition of the third book in the series and they will add it to the top shelf of their bookcase!
16. HYPE Neon Sign Table Lamp
The HYPE Neon Sign Table lamp is an aesthetic yet useful lamp that could be placed permanently on your teen’s bedside table. Get them this neon lamp that spells out ‘HYPE’ for your teen this December. Their old, boring lamp will quickly be replaced with this new, ultra-hip piece.
17. Umbra FishHotel Mini Aquarium
You can call the Umbra FishHotel Mini Aquarium a five-star resort for the fishes and a perfect Christmas present for teens who want a pet goldfish! The aquarium has a smart design that can look great in a modern, contemporary home interior. Its condo like appearance and asymmetrical windows are the highlights of its features. The Umbra FishHotel Mini Aquarium is an ideal place to keep your goldfish and other small fishes.
18. Dinosaur-shaped Phone Holder
This cute little cellphone holder can be a useful decoration piece in your teen’s bedroom. We all know most teens struggle with keeping things organized. Well, with the Plinrise Dinosaur-shaped Phone Holder that comes in a bunch of color options, your teen would no longer need to throw your phone anywhere in the bedroom and end up searching for it for hours!
19. Evercross Self Balancing Scooter
Hoverboards are a new toy-cum-vehicle that every cool kid in the block owns. They might be a little pricey but they’re fun, unique and actually pretty useful! The Evercorss Self Balancing Scooter is a stable hoverboard with a hip design and 400-Watt motor power. It’s safe and certified so if you’re scared after hearing those hoverboard injury stories, you don’t have to be with this model!
20. PlayStation 4 Pro
There’s no better Christmas present that can bring a smile to your teenager’s face than the latest PlayStation console! The Ps4 Pro features 4K gaming experience and bigger memory than ever. If your teen doesn’t have one yet but loves gaming, you need to get them the Sony PS4 Pro this Christmas!
21. NERTS Playing Cards Set
Teenagers and adults love a good pack of cards and a card game when they’re out with their friends. The NERTS Playing Cards Set is a unique twist to the standard deck with its colorful design and superior quality. The cards come in brightly colored decks for an exciting gaming experience!
22. The Manual to Manhood
The Manual to Manhood is a book that every coming-of-age boy needs to have on his bookshelf! Teenagers who are lost and have no idea how to carry on into their adult lives need a thorough reading of this comprehensive manual written by Jonathan Catherman. Get your teen this fun, informative book this Christmas to help guide them in their life.
23. Remington Pro Curling Wand
Teenage girls nowadays are obsessed about looking good and fighting that puberty look we all had when we were teens. The Remington Pro Curling Wand is a wonderful Christmas present to help her tame and style her long locks. This curling iron is one of the best in the market hands down and can heat the iron up to temperatures of 410 degrees Fahrenheit.
24. BareMinerals Complexion Kit
Makeup can be a disaster for new teen girls because hardly anyone knows how to do it right. With time and experience they can learn but if you don’t want your teen to look like a fashion disaster with makeup right now, get her the BareMinerals Complexion Kit to help them select and set the right tone for their skin. The kit includes a primer and a setting powder in different shades to choose according to her complexion.
25. PowerBeats 3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones
Wireless earphones are a lot more handy than regular wired ones or even Bluetooth headphones. These earphones can be used in the gym or practically anywhere with ease. The PowerBeats 3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones have an amazing sound quality, a comfortable design and a long-lasting battery for the best music experience for your teenager!
26. Harry Potter Blu-Ray Set (Complete Collection)
If your teen hasn’t watched the Harry Potter movies, what is he doing? This Christmas, purchase the complete Harry Potter Blu-Ray set in excellent quality and an economical bundle price. Warning: they might binge watch!
27. Spikeball 1 Ball Game Set
A sport that can be played inside is the best kind of sport. Spikeball is one such unique game that can be played literally anywhere. It’s fun, portable and has basic rules. Your teen will love to play it with his/her buddies so consider getting them the Spikeball 1 Ball Game Set this December!
28. UGG Blanche Fleece Robe
Fleece robes shouldn’t be adult-exclusive – teens deserve luxury comfort as well! The UGG Blanche Fleece Robe is comfortable and made up of top quality materials. Plus, it’s available in a range of colors so choose your teen’s favorite one and get them this amazing fleece robe!
29. Amazon Echo
The pioneer of Bluetooth speaker, Amazon Echo, is something your teen is secretly hoping to get this Christmas. This Bluetooth speaker is powered by Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant and can not only play your favorite music but can also read the news and weather and set reminders as well as alarms.
30. Sketch and Sparkle Tattoo Pens
Is your teen too young to get a tattoo yet but is crazy about them? No problem! With the Sketch and Sparkle Tattoo Pens, your teen can enjoy drawing their own tattoos with color and sparkle. They’re temporary and can easily be washed away with soap. The set includes six exciting tattoo pens.
31. Polaroid Wireless Selfie Stick
Selfie sticks have been in the market for a long time and we can all agree they are pretty useful for group selfies or just a good angle. If your teen is like every other teen and has a selfie-craze phase going on, upgrade to a wireless selfie stick with the Polaroid Wireless Selfie Stick! Made up of an aluminum body and a tight grip, this selfie stick could make an excellent Christmas gift for teens.
32. Handheld Pac-man Arcade Game
Jump back in time this Christmas with the Handheld Pac-man Arcade Game for your teen! This game might not be as fancy as Clash of Clans, but it’s a classic that every one, old or young, enjoys. The nostalgic graphics and simple controls are something your teen will fall in love with for sure!
33. Little America Backpack
A branded backpack for school is what your teen probably wants for a Christmas present this year! The Little America Backpack by Herschel speaks class and elegance. It’s something your child will take to school everyday for sure! The bag is twenty inches high and made up of 100% Polyester.
34. Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episode 1-6)
If you have a Star Wars fan at home, you need to get them the Star Wars Complete Sage in Blu-Ray for Christmas this year. The set includes all episodes from I to VI and is a dream come true of a real Star Wars nerd.
35. Nintendo Switch
Portability is always a plus point in a teenager’s mind. Portability with video games is just plain fantastic. The latest console by Nintendo, the Nintendo Switch, is a wonderful option for a Christmas present. The console plays a ton of games and the latest Nintendo releases. Unlike hogging the television screen for the PS4 or the Xbox, the Nintendo Switch can be played anywhere, anytime!
36. Lightning Reaction Reloaded
Teenagers love the rush of adrenaline through their system. The Lightning Reaction Reloaded game can literally make that happen and electrify you but in a completely safe way. This party game is all about quick reflexes, with the loser getting zapped. For ages 14 years and up, the Lighting Reaction Reloaded can make an electrifying Christmas gift for teens.
37. Double Ladderball Game
The Double Ladderball Game by Maranda Enterprises is a unique outdoor game that tests your teen’s aim and shot. The game can be played by multiple people and can be a great party game for children and teens. With a stable design and certified safety, this outdoor game is a present you should be considering to give for Christmas!
38. The Land of Stories – Hardcover Gift Set
A good teen book isn’t only about vampires and werewolves. The Land of Stories is a magical tale of two twin brothers through mystical lands and fantastical creatures. If you have a bibliophile at home, get them the hardcover gift set of this well-written fantasy series!
39. InstaBox Wooden Digital Speaker
The InstaBox Wooden Digital Speaker is a diverse functioning Bluetooth speaker that has a small LCD display for the time and alarm clock. This wireless speaker is also compatible with the micro SD card and supports micro-USB charging – a great addition to your teen’s bedside table or the desk!
40. A Song Of Ice And Fire (Complete Book Set)
There’s probably no teen (or adult) in the world right now who hasn’t heard about the popular Game of Thrones series. And if your teen is like most people, then they’re probably obsessed about the series as well. Get them the complete book set by the original author George R.R. Martin and help them explore where the world all began with!
41. Amazon.com Gift Card
If you’re still unsure about exactly what to buy your teen this Christmas season, how about giving them an Amazon Gift Card instead? It comes in a sweet little packaging with no expiration date!
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