Sort of Cool Gifts Your Teens and Tweens Might Actually Like This Valentine’s Day!

Best Gifts for Teens and Tweens 2016 - 2017 Christmas Season

…because, let’s be honest, teens may be almost the worst on your gift list to shop for this Valentine’s Day.  BUT (!) don’t let that discourage you.  If it’s one thing we know it’s that you’ll never give them everything they want and their “friends” will probably always one-up them, so why not buy them something with a bit of a “cool” factor.  The fact that we put “cool” in quotes means we are not, however, we rounded up some super interesting gifts ideas for the teens and tweens you love in 2017:

1.  For the Fish-Loving Teen:  Umbra Fish Hotel Aquarium – Buy It Here For $35

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Buy Now On Sale: $35


2.  For the kid with an iPod: iPod Touch Case – Buy It Here For $10

iPod Case

Buy Now: $10


3.  For the Cool Music Loving Teen:  The Sound Sensing Water Whirlwind Speaker – Buy It Here For $30

Bluetooth Speaker

Buy Now: $30


4.  For the Texting Teen:  Emoji Pillow – Buy It Here For $9

Emoji Pillow

Buy Now: $9


5.  For the Over-Sleeper:  Electrohome Projection Alarm Clock – Buy It Here For $30

Projection Alarm Clock

Buy Now: $30


6.  For the Academic Teen:  Black Walnut Edison Desk Lamp – Buy It Here For $98

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Buy Now On Sale: $98


7.  For the On-the-Go Teen:  Lightning to USB Charging Cable & Keychain – Buy It Here For $15

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Buy Now: $15


8.  For the Game of Thrones Teen:  Funko POP GoT Cersei Figurine – Buy It Here For $11

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Buy Now On Sale: $11


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9.  For the iPhone Obsessed Teen:  ‘D is for Donut’ iPhone 7 Case – Buy It Here For $28

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Buy Now: $28


10.  For the techie:  Makey Makey – Buy It Here For $50

Makey Makey

Transform almost anything into a simple, working computer keyboard.  Thank God for the internets!

Buy Now: $50


11.  For the Walking Dead Teen:  Plush Zombie Slippers – Buy It Here For $13

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Buy Now: $13


12.  For the Fashion-Forward Teen:  Herschel Supply Company Backpack – Buy It Here For $99

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Buy Now On Sale: $99


13.  For the Retro Teen:  Crosley Retro AM/FM Tabletop Radio – Buy It Here For $82

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Buy Now: $82


14.  For the Money Saving Tween:  Stephen Joseph Spend “Save & Share” Owl Bank – Buy It Here For $20

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Buy Now: $20


15.  For the Home Decor Teen:  Bellezella Modern Desk Chairs – Buy It Here For $95 (2)

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Buy Now On Sale: 2 for $95


16.  For the tween who can’t get enough sparkle.  And Avocado.  Yaaas!: Casetify iPhone 7 Case – Buy It Here For $45

Avocado Glitter iPhone Case

Buy Now: $45


17.  For the Sweet Tooth Tween:  iScream Chocolate Scented Cupcake Pillow – Buy It Here For $35

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Buy Now On Sale: $35


18.  For the Colorful Teen:  Unicorn Rainbow Tape Dispenser – Buy It Here For $11

2016 Coworker Gifts: Unicorn Rainbow Tape Dispenser

Buy Now: $11


19. For the Funny Teen:  ‘Speak Out’ Game from Hasbro – Buy It Here For $16

Speak Out Board Game 2016 - 2017

Lolz for days.  Players simply put in a game mouthpiece, pick a card, and try to say the phrase on the card until someone guesses it.  You look funny while being funny.  It’s a win-win.

Buy Now: $16


20.  For the Teen Who Wants to Pick It Themselves:  Amazon Gift Card – Buy It Here For $25

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Buy Now Starting at $25


21.  For the Coffee Loving Star Wars Teen:  R2-D2 Coffee Press – Buy It Here For $40

Star Wars R2-D2 Coffee Press

Buy Now On Sale: $40


22.  For the Structured Teen:  Bubble Wrap Calendar – Buy It Here For $27

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Buy Now On Sale: $27


23.  For the Cereal Loving Teen:  ‘Elwood the Unicorn’ Cereal Bowl – Buy It Here For $38

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Buy Now On Sale: $38


24.  For the Selfie-Loving Teen:  LuMee Illuminated ‘Light Up’ Selfie Phone Case – Buy It Here For $44

LuMee Light up Selfie iPhone Case 2016 - 2017

Buy Now On Sale: $44


25.  For the tween who’s so over plain white chargers:  iPhone Charger Sticker Face Set – Buy It Here For $13

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Because why have a boring charger?  The sticker set comes with 4 characters, with  labels for an adapter, a USB cord, and earphones.

Buy Now: $13


26.  For The Dancer: Dance It Out Canvas Tote – Buy It Here For $30

Dance It Out Tote

Perfect place to stash your dance shoes for dance class!

Buy Now: $30


27.  For the Cool Girl: Junk Food Wonder Woman Tee – Buy It Here For $34

Wonder Woman Tee

100% cotton…comfy and cool.

Buy Now: $34


28.  For the Lounger:  Tucker + Tate Pajamas – Buy It Here For $36

Tucker + Tate Pajamas

Cute, comfy and fun.

Buy Now: $36


29.  For the Beach Go-er: Kan Jam Game Set – Buy It Here For $40

Kan Jam

This one is fun for the whole family.  Pick your team and get a game going anywhere outdoors.  Perfect for the beach, family BBQ, camp, etc.

Buy Now: $40


30.  For the Super Hero Fan: Metal Batman Bookends – Buy It Here For $64

Batman Bookends

Because Batman is always cool.

Buy Now: $64


31.  For the Book Series Kid:  Land of Stories Box Set – Buy It Here For $54

Land Of Stories

Written by Chris Colfer, this series features Alex and Conner…and follows their adventures in a land full of magic and enchantment.  They come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.  Recommended ages 8-12

Buy Now: $54


32.  For the Surfer Chick: Pura Vida Bracelets – Buy It Here For $50

Pura Vida Bracelets

Handmade in Costa Rica, every bracelet is 100% waterproof.  (read: swim, surf & snowboard with them on)  Whether they wear them alone, or mix and match, these just look cooler over time.

Buy Now: $50


33. When They’d Love a Laptop and a Tablet: Asus – Flip 2-in-1 10.1 Touch-Screen Chromebook – Buy It Here For $239

Asus Touch Screen Chrome Book

Lightweight and portable, this is a great “student” option.

Buy Now: $239


34.  For the Theater Kid: DIY Cinema Lightbox – Buy It Here For $90

DIY Cinema Lightbox

For anyone who’s always wanted to see their name in lights.  It’s battery operated, so they can set it up anywhere.  And we think it’s a great idea to slide your own message in before you gift it….something eye-roll worthy like, MOM RULES or #GOALS?  A smaller version is available, as well as additional letter packs.

Buy Now: $90


35.  For the Perfume Lover: Pinrose Personalized Perfume Bottles – Buy It Here For $60

Pinrose Personalized Perfume

Perfume with their favorite photo added?  Yes please.  Choose one of Pinrose’s 10 available fragrances, upload a photo and add to cart.  #Goals.

Buy Now: $60


36.  For the Sock Obsessed:  HoopSwagg Neuron Magic Custom Nike Elite Socks – Buy It Here For $25

Hoopswagg Socks

Buy Now: $25


37.  For the Apple Lover: Apple Watch (Series 1) – Buy It Here For $299

Apple Watch Series 1

Buy Now: $299


38.  For the Gamer: NBA 2K17 Legend Edition (PlayStation 4) – Buy It Here For $80

NBA 2K17 Legend Edition

Buy Now: $80


39.  For The One Who’s Always Wanted To Be A Mermaid:  All Seasons Soft Mermaid Blanket Tail – Buy It Here For $30

Mermaid Tail Blanket

Buy Now: $30


40.  The Messless Chocolate Milk Mixing Mug – Buy It Here For $18

Messless Chocolate Milk Mixing Mug

Add milk and chocolate syrup (or powder) to the tumbler, then press the button.  Perfect consistency!  Works with hot chocolate as well.

Buy Now: $18


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