Here They Are! The Best Christmas Gifts for Tweens and Teens

by Hilary Braaksma

Here They Are! The Best Christmas Gifts for Tweens and Teens
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Sure, they’re at that tricky age, but picking out gifts for tweens and teens doesn’t have to be a headache-inducing holiday task. Whether they’re into style, science, tech or food, we found the perfect holiday presents to suit everyone’s interests. From a pullover sweater to cool tech accessories, check out this list of great Christmas gift ideas for teens and tweens!


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Awkward Family Photos Movie Line Caption Game


This hilarious card game is designed for kids 12 and up, and it’s guaranteed to get some belly laughs. The judge lays down an “awkward family photo” and the other players lay down the caption they think is funniest—this one will entertain your teens and tweens for hours!

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Patagonia Snap-T Fleece Pullover


Your trendy teenage boy will love staying cozy in this warm Patagonia pullover. The relaxed style is perfect for throwing on with almost anything, and you can choose between several solid colors or cool patterns.

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All-New Kindle


If your young adult is a serious bookworm, they’ll love being gifted this Kindle e-reader. The Kindle allows readers to purchase and borrow millions of e-books, audiobooks, magazines and more—you’ll love all the space it frees up on your teen or tween’s nightstand.

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Boyfriend Perfume


Teen and tween girls will love the cheeky name and refreshing scent of this vegan and cruelty-free perfume. Notes of warm vanilla, dark plum, jasmine and golden amber make this subtle scent age-appropriate and ideal for everyday wear.

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Faux Fur Throw


Give your big kid something nice to snuggle up with during the cold winter nights. This trendy, luxe faux fur throw is perfect for adding warmth and texture to your teen’s bedroom.

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Apple AirPods with Charging Case


Combine two of your teen or tweens favorite things—tuning you out and trendy tech—with a pair of Apple AirPods. These wireless Bluetooth enabled headphones connect to other Apple products like iPhones and iPads to deliver quality sound without worrying about tangled wires or staying in one place.

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DL1961 Designer Jeans


These darling designer jeans go up to size 16 and are perfect for tween and teenage girls. The light distressing and released hem add a touch of cool girl style to any outfit she puts together, and the durable denim construction is sure to stand the test of time.

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Hydro Flask 40 oz Wide Mouth Cap Bottle


It’s finally cool to be hydrated! Teenagers and pre-teens everywhere are going crazy over Hydro Flask water bottles, which are known for keeping drinks ice cold for hours. Pair this gift some cool, waterproof stickers to decorate the bottle.

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Hiptipico Renegade Convertible Bag Mini


Teen and tween girls who love trendy accessories and love gifts they can feel good about will adore this convertible mini bag. The zero-waste Renegade Convertible bag is made by artisans in Guatemala, using sustainable materials to create gorgeous one-of-a-kind pieces.

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Nintendo Switch Lite


The Nintendo Switch Lite is the newer, lighter version of the Nintendo Switch gaming console. Unlike its predecessor, the Switch Lite can’t be connected to the TV, but it comes with a price drop and in a range of awesome colors. Teens and tweens who love gaming will be delighted with this portable gaming gift.

Astrology Necklace

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Astrology Necklace


This lovely astrology necklace can be personalized with her zodiac sign and initial. The pretty pendant style is sure to get her a lot of compliments, but it’s still subtle enough to be worn daily.

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Herschel Supply Co Hank RFID Bifold Wallet


Teen and tween boys are getting to the age where they need to carry the essentials on them—IDs, cash or debit cards, and more. Help them be responsible with this cool dark camo wallet from Herschel Supply Co.

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Nudestix Daydreamer Palette


Nudestix and Hilary Duff teamed up to make this pretty makeup palette and bag. The products are vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and free of ingredients like sulfates and parabens. The gift set includes blush, highlighter, lipstick, three eyeshadow shades and a sharpener—all in fun, trendy colors your teen or tween will love.

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KiiPix Smartphone Photo Printer


Make it easy for your teen or tween to preserve their most precious memories with this portable smartphone photo printer. The KiiPix printer only requires a smartphone and film to print off photos instantly.

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SNAPTAIN WiFi Drone with HD Camera


This drone with camera is surprisingly easy to operate and comes with cool features your teen or pre-teen will appreciate. The drone’s control connects to Apple or Android phones and shows users the drone’s view on the screen, allowing for amazing pictures from sky-high.