If you’re asking the question, “what are teenagers even into these days?” fear not! We did our research and have you covered with plenty of gifts for the illusive teens. From the hottest new tech, to on-trend home decor and fashion finds, to gifts focused on their hobbies and interests (and even some TikTok-viral items), you can trust that these picks will earn you the coveted teenager stamp of approval. Keep scrolling for our favorite holiday gifts for teens and tweens.
Did you check your list twice and realize you still have more people to shop for? Check out our entire holiday gift guide for even more ideas.
This timeless gift will allow any music fanatic to play their favorite records in style. Plus, it comes with a bluetooth option in case they don’t own all of their go-to albums on vinyl.
It’s no secret that Olivia Rodrigo is the ultimate teen icon, and her latest album has taken the world by storm. Gift a teen you know this edgy vinyl that will surely be used for every jam session.
This sporty gift is a great way for them to sharpen their basketball skills while offering some friendly competition with friends and family.
Level up their classic Razor scooter with this electric version that they’ll love to ride around the neighborhood.
This lip treatment is a must-have for any beauty-guru-in-training as it offers a perfect blend of hydration and shine. Plus, you can’t go wrong with the new Krispy Kreme Strawberry Glazed Donut-inspired flavor.
A cute and personalized gift for the zodiac-loving teen on your gift list, these retro motel keychains are just the right size for any backpack, bag, or lanyard.
Do you know a teen who is always running to Starbucks for a matcha latte? Allow them to make their own at home with this cute set from Gen-Z icon Emma Chamberlain’s brand.
Whether your teen is a future photographer or just loves to snap pics with friends, this film camera (which is available in four adorable colors) is a great gift.
If you have a teen that is looking to upgrade their regular AirPods, these headphones are a gift that’s worth the splurge.
Not only is this headphone stand functional, but it also serves as an awesome personalized piece of decor that will light up their room. Perfect for gamers!
A good LEGO set is a gift that’s perfect for any age. This architecture-focused one is challenging, yet it offers a rewarding end result.
If you know a teen that’s just getting started with their makeup journey, this set was made for them. It includes all the essentials to achieve a minimalistic and glowy everyday look.
This bluetooth speaker is aesthetically pleasing and durable (but also packed with high sound quality), making it a perfect choice for on-the-go teens.
Featuring the heartthrob in all his glory, this poster brings a touch of Harry’s iconic style to their space. It’s the perfect statement piece for fans of all ages, adding a dash of music and personality to their room.
With a user-friendly design, adjustable heat settings, and a sleek look, this versatile hair tool is the key for any and all hairstyling needs.
Jellycats are all the rage right now, and this plush keychain is the cutest accessory to put on any personal belonging.
Everyone loves a good matching set, and this adorable bundle from PBT’s LoveShackFancy (a teen favorite!) collaboration does not disappoint. Plus, you can add a personalized touch by having their initials embroidered.
This highly-rated art set isn’t for little kids, but rather for any aspiring artist who wants to express their creativity. It even comes in a convenient wooden carrying case that’s great for traveling.
Handmade bracelets are back in (thanks to T-Swift and the Eras Tour), and this kit is ideal for any teen looking to get crafty or even start a new hobby.
This gift is a great way to encourage time outdoors by giving them the ability to capture their surroundings. Plus, it’s budget-friendly at under $60.
You truly can’t go wrong with any Nike product for a teen, and we especially love this classic hoodie (which comes in a variety of colors) that they’ll wear on repeat.
This competitive game is always a good option to keep on deck for outdoor activities, and is super easy to set up no matter where you are.
Made to look like a vintage neon sign, this custom piece displays your teen’s name as adorable wall decor that will add a unique touch to their room.
The Nintendo Switch continues to be a popular choice among current gaming systems, so if your family doesn’t have one yet, now might be the time. This handheld version is great for on-the-go.
Created to keep soccer fans comfortable while supporting their favorite player, this jersey is made with smooth fabric and moisture-wicking material. This is the ultimate gift they will never want to take off.
Our editors are big fans of this empowering brand and their line of products. If you know a teen that wants to dip their toes into beauty, this is just the set to introduce them to skincare.
These flared pants offer extreme comfort, a perfect fit, and are the ideal choice for fashion-forward teens who want both style and performance.
The latest trendy Stanley cup, we love that the IceFlow comes in cute colorways and has an easy-to-hold top handle and drinking spout.
This luxe hair brush is the ultimate everyday essential for those wanting to elevate their haircare regimen. Crafted with dual bristles and organic bamboo, this brush detangles, tames flyaways, and gives hair a healthy sheen.
This new and up-and-coming brand creates reusable, long-lasting, and smudge-proof press-on nails that are made to feel like your real nails. Plus, any teen will love these funky and chic designs.
Whether they’re a seasoned astronomy-lover or just becoming curious about the galaxy, this portable telescope is an affordable yet high-quality gift that can be used for years to come.
These on-trend pouches are customizable and can be used as a makeup bag, pencil pouch, and more. Plus, they’re made with wipeable nylon, making them easy to clean.
For the teen that’s always wanting their nails done, they’ll now be able to do them at home. With everything you’d ever need for the perfect mani, nail care has never been easier.
A TikTok-favorite brand, Baggu makes trendy products using 100% recycled nylon from pre-consumer waste—meaning they’re saving materials that would otherwise end up in a landfill.
The coastal cowgirl aesthetic has been an ongoing trend this year, and this gift doubles as a cozy candle and cute room decor.
This adorable checkered blanket is made with the softest material and will add excellent vibes to any teen bedroom.
Many of our editors own and love these sneakers, so we can assure you that they’ll be a hit. They give off a retro look, and are made to be worn on a day-to-day basis with extreme comfort.
This mini stunt vehicle is a toy that no kid could ever grow out of. It’s rechargeable, durable, and is great entertainment for an unplugged moment.
A cozy pullover that’s adorable to wear as is or layered under an oversized jacket, this piece is a comforting reminder for the growing teen in your life.
This classic Lululemon staple is a reliable fanny pack that fits all of the essentials, making it the perfect adventure companion.
This viral beauty product is the ultimate makeup hack to enhance one’s natural features in the best way possible. It’s effortless and subtle, but adds the perfect finish to an everyday look.
A classic winter staple, The Comfy makes for a cozy gift that’ll be sure to keep them warm. Plus, it comes in a variety of colors and patterns that will match their personal style.
Inspired by Barbie herself, these adorable hair accessories come in the cutest shapes and will add a pop of color to any ‘fit.
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