We all know teenagers can be notoriously grumpy and “whatever” about life. Factor in the continuing fallout from the pandemic in classrooms and homes across the country, and it’s probably not unusual for your teen to seem a little bit bristlier than usual!
So if you want to ring in a happy yuletide time with your favorite middle or high schooler, you might want to consider kicking the gift giving up just a notch this year! Fortunately, our guide has you covered every step of the way across a variety of price points, and you can pick them up in-store.
These gifts are great for teens!
This is a particularly hot item this holiday season. These are currently $179 at Walmart.
Young people are more socially and politically engaged than ever these days. Why not consider getting them Alltrue, which offers “beautiful, useful, mission-driven products delivered to your door”? Quarterly prices start at $24 or annual prices start at $149.85.
We all know teens and screens go hand in hand. Prevent eye fatigue with blue-light filtering lenses for a great price at Target! There are many options available.
Vinyl LPs are all the rage these days. For $299, you’ll get 36 records over 12 months that are curated based on your individual musical tastes.
Even young people occasionally get aches and pains! This item sells for $100 at Target.
If there’s one thing for sure, teens love memes! This hilarious card game lets you compete to create the funniest memes. Find it for $29.99 at Target. Note, this game is rated for older teens. However, there is a family version available that is suitable for kids 8+.
This may seem like a strange gift but these LED strip lights are all the rage on TikTok. You can find these at Best Buy!
This is so cozy your teen will never want to take it off! Find it for $50 on Target.
Video games are a way for teens to relax, and also even offer learning benefits! Recent video games such as Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy or Forza Horizon 5 are great. An alternative would be a gift card for $60, enough for your teen to buy their own favorite game or to put towards a new game console such as a Switch or PS5.
With the amount of walking and playing teens do inside and out of school, shoes are always a great option! Versatile and stylish shoes like Nike Air Force 1s are popular right now, as are Adidas NMDs!
You can either send this to a friend or share encouraging notes with 100 friends!
If your teen loves tech products, chances are a stand like the one pictured could really come in handy. Find them for around $40 at Target.
These can be a constant positive reminder on a fridge! Available for less than $15 at Amazon.
This is a fun, personalized idea! Choose from a wide variety of cakes (even gluten-free!) and add your choice of gifts. You can choose personal photos, butterflies, flowers, candy; something fun for everyone! Definitely a unique idea that will bring a smile.
These are a fun little gift for the succulent lover!
This is just a fun way to eat noodles!!
These cozy socks are under $12 at Walmart!
This smart clock is only $20 at Best Buy right now!
This kid comes with everything you need to create your very own relaxing soy blend candle. Available at Amazon.
Lush has a huge variety of bath bombs, soaps and body scrubs for any budget. Choose your giftee’s favorite scents or purchase a gift set starting at $16.
Weighted blankets are said to reduce anxiety and improve sleep quality. This one is currently on sale at Walmart!
Party on land or water with this tough portable speaker! This gift prices out around $15 at Best Buy.
Prices start at just $14 for a set!
There are tons of scents and colors to match any attitude and decor!
This is a delicious gift from Amazon to go along with any cute mug.
This light from Urban Outfitters can be used for gentle ambiance, as a nightlight or just to use as a cute little decoration! It’s too cute not to love.
This is a new spin on a towel! Available at Amazon.
Help her stay warm and cozy this winter with a cuffed, satin-lined beanie from Amazon.
No matter who this gift is for, everyone deserves a little pedicure pampering from being active every day! Find this kit on Amazon.