The Quick Take
Take a quick look at the top three picks this month before you scroll down to check out the rest!
Let’s be honest, teens and tweens may be almost the worst on your gift list to shop for this year. 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.
There really are so many gift ideas out there that it can be pretty overwhelming. We’ve done all our teen research from a variety of sources, asked our own teenagers (and their pesky friends), and have truly come up with the ultimate guide no matter if you’re looking for the perfect present for their birthday, the Christmas season, the fact that they’ve “completed” learn from home, or just because you’re feeling nice.
Check out the official list of some of the best gifts for your teens (and your tweens) in 2020. Teenagers. Am I right?
4 Pack of Diamond Paint by Numbers Art
Diamond painting has become increasingly popular and is a great way to destress. This includes 4 sets of 5D full drill diamond art painting kits by number, 4 waterproof painting canvas, round resin stereoscopic diamonds, 4 diamond sticky pens, adhesive clay, and 4 diamond plates.
Check out the hyper-loop video to get an idea of how it works. So cool!
LED Strip Lights with Remote Control
Available in 16.4 feet, or 32.8 feet, these LED lights instantly change the whole vibe in their space. And as we all know, vibes are everything. Choose the primary red, green, blue (RGB) and white, 16 multicolored options, 6 DIY colors, and adjustable brightness. Adheres with sticky tape and is cuttable between every 3 LEDs.
Unsolved Case Files – Shop It Here
This murder mystery game is great for a non-lame game night, with families who have teens and older kids. Figure out who the best detective in the family is (mom). In order to solve this cold case murder, players need to find 3 separate clues that crack open the case. First prove why the convicted man must be innocent. Then disprove a key suspect’s alibi, and finally identify the clue that will put the real killer behind bars. Includes over 50 investigation documents and photos, and online answer keys. Available in other cases to solve as well. Recommended ages 13+
For The Sports Fan: The NFL Pullover Hoodie
Root for the home team in (comfortable) style.
For the Football Fan: GlowCity Light Up Football
A little Friday night lights.
For the Lego Lover: Lego Ideas Friends Central Perk
I KNOW! This super cute buildable Central Perk café studio set, includes Ross Geller, Rachel Green, Chandler Bing, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Phoebe Buffay and Gunther minifigures with cool accessories. Thinking of hanging out at Central Perk after dark? Snag this lighting kit here.
For the Cereal Loving Teen: ‘Elwood the Unicorn’ Cereal Bowl
Because what’s better than having a bit to eat with a mystical creature? We’ll wait…
For the Outdoor Sporty One: Kan Jam Game Set
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.
The Popular 32oz Hydro Flask
Perfect to have on their desk at school throughout the day – they really do keep cold water, cold.
For the Decor-Lover: Indoor Neon Cactus Desk Lamp Light
It may not be their name in neon lights – but it’s still neon lights.
The Totally Over It Teen: I ‘Donut’ Care Tee
Because, yes, they totally donut care. About everything!
For the One Who Needs Organization: Earbud Cable Management
Because, literally, their wires are always tangled and always everywhere and you’re pretty much sick of trying to untangle them (and of hearing about untangling them).
For The Singing Tween: Wireless Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone
Because they already think they’re a star.
For the Game Player: Hearing Things Game
Guess what you think your teammate is saying by reading their lips – while wearing noise-canceling headphones of course.
For the Music-Loving Teenager: JBL Clip-On Wireless Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker
Music on the go. Sweet.
For the Forward Thinker: Classic ‘Feminist’ T-Shirt
Everyone is loving the idea of wearing this positive vibe around with them all day long. If grey isn’t your color, check it out in the coolest green, pale blue, soft pink, and more!
For the Inspired: Mint Green ‘You Got This’ Journal/Notebook
Because getting it all out in writing is therapeutic.
For the Inquisitive Teenager: Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation, Kids Edition)
Uses “Alexa” and finally gives you a break. Plus it’ll play their favorite music playlists, can work as an alarm clock, and tons of other shenanigans.
For the Selfie Addict: Clip-on Rechargeable LED Ring Light
But first….You know the rest. Never experience poor lighting again.
For the Game-Loving Tween: Rainbow ‘Jenga-Like’ Wooden Blocks Game
Like Jenga, with a plot twist. Roll the dice and pull the color you land on. The stress!
For the Avid Reader Tween: Trapped in a Video Game (The Complete Series)
A book series about a 12 year old boy and his epic adventures inside a video game. Recommended for ages 8-12.
For the Personalized: Casetify iPhone XS Mirror Case
Personalized mirror cases? Yaaas!
For the Napper: I Love Naps Accent Pillow
Naps for the win!
For the Techie: Anker PowerCore 10000 Portable Charger
A charger on the go means they can’t tell you their phone was dead. Perfect.
For the Techie: Makey Makey
Transform almost anything into a simple, working computer keyboard. Thank God for the internets!
For the Zombie Fane: Plush Zombie Slippers
Leg eating zombies! Yes! These super fun slippers may be funny, but their comfort level is no joke.
For the Functional One: Herschel Supply Company Backpack
Perfect for stashing all their necessities.
Not Parent Approved: A Card Game
A PG version of Cards Against Humanity and even named one of the top tween gift ideas of the year. You can’t go wrong with a little family fun, right?
Patagonia Los Gatos Fleece 1/4-Zip
Soft and cute. And warm to boot!
For the Tween with an iPod: iPod Touch Case
A protective case available in tons of color combinations. Because they drop iPods, too.
For the Money Saver: The ATM Bank
Password protected, so good luck siblings! “Can’t you just go to the ATM?” takes on a whole new meaning.
For the Unicorn Lover: Unicorn Rainbow Tape Dispenser
Think of the fun you’ll have stealing their tape. Just like they always do to you.
For the Laugher: ‘Speak Out’ Game from Hasbro
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.
For the Last Minute Gift: Amazon Gift Card
Not sure what to get? Amazon has a thing or millions.
For the TGIF Fan: Pizza Fridays T-Shirt
Because it really is the best day of the school week. Other colors available.
For the Book Series Tween: Land of Stories Box Set
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
For the Surfer Chick: Pura Vida Bracelets
Handmade in Costa Rica, these bracelets always look cool – whether they wear them alone, or mix and match.
For the Theater Lover: Color Changing Cinema Lightbox
For anyone who’s always wanted to see their name in lights. 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? A smaller version is available as well.
For the Sock Obsessed: HoopSwagg Neuron Magic Custom Nike Elite Socks
Because cool basketball socks are a thing.
For the Apple Lover: Apple AirPods With Wireless Charging Case
For the Gamer: NHL 20 (PlayStation 4)
Now’s their chance to pull the moves they always talk about. Also available in Madden NFL 20.
The 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.
For the Tech Savvy Teenager: Amazon’s “Echo Show”
If they love the latest tech picks, they’ll love this one! Alexa can actually show you how to do things instead of just telling you! Watch your video flash briefings, listen to music or watch music videos, enjoy hands free face-to-face calling, and more! Again, better they ask Alexa their endless questions than you!
For the Sporty One: Nike Kawa Slide
Comfortable and convenient as they bolt from practice to just about anywhere.
For the Pampered: DIY Bath Bomb Kit
Includes pre-measured baking soda, corn starch, citric acid and epson salts, along with gloves, a spray bottle, and a dozen cupcake mold liners. You can add the Perfect for girls night in. #Goals.
For the Makeup Lover: Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer
Fenty Beauty is all the rage and this is a universally flattering shade. Makes a great stocking stuffer too. If they’re obsessed with all things Fenty Beauty, take a look at their latest sales.
DropMix Music Gaming System
A fast-paced music mixing game that lets you create song mixes. Play in 3 different modes: Freestyle, Clash, and Party
For the Beauty Fan: Foreo Luna 2
A 100% waterproof, silicone facial-cleansing brush that deep cleans and removes 89.5% of dirt, oil, and makeup. It’s the perfect pick for the beauty gift lover who can’t seem to get enough!
For the Chill Vibes Teen: LED Remote Control Color Changing Curtain String Light
Change the colors via remote control, and shed a little sparkle and light.
For Instant Gratification: Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
Photos. And right away. What more could they want?
Don’t have time to keep reading our list? We get it. We get bored easily too. So we’ve editorially curated this quick list of some of the top (and best seller) ideas right now. You’ll see the price and even if they’re on sale. So all you have to do is point, click, and buy. Done and done!
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