77+ Cool Gifts For Teens and Tweens

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Teen Girls, Teen Boys, Tween Girls, Tween Boys

Looking for unique gift ideas for teen girls and boys? I’ve curated 77+ cool gifts for teens and tweens below for Christmas 2020 that they are guaranteed to love. These gifts are wished for or loved my by girls 11-18 with great recommendations for the guys from them and my hubby!

Below you’ll find my top 10 gifts for teen and tween girls followed by my top 10 for teen and tween boys!  For more gifts for older teens be sure to check out these Gift Guides: Beauty, For Her, For Him and the Gift Guides for Gifts Under $250, Under $100, Under $50 and Under $25.  And don’t forget Stocking Stuffers!

Teen and Tween Girl Christmas Gift Ideas


1. Welbe Starter Kit

My friend recently started the Welbe Beauty & my youngest daughter absolutely loves the products! Welbe provides safe, clean, non-toxic skincare, and hygiene products for pre-teens and teens.  These products are actually designed for both girls and guys!  You can buy as a set  pictured above or each product individually.  Use code ALICIA15 for 15% off your purchase.


2. Kendra Scott Anything!

From necklaces to bracelets and earrings, Kendra Scott is a great place for affordable, quality jewelry for teens and tweens. I love that you can easily give her a matching set like a necklace and earrings or pick out an individual piece in her favorite color. They have fun options like the star necklace or heart earrings that I’ve included.

3. Luxie Makeup Brushes

For the beauty lover, a new set of makeup brushes is always a great idea! You could even pair these with this gorgeous eyeshadow palette that looks good on anyone or some of my favorite clean beauty picks from my Beauty Gift Guide.

4. Patagonia Los Gatos

This comfy half zip from Patagonia is a must-have in any tween or teen girl’s closet. It is so soft!

5. Golden Goose Sneakers

Make her dreams come true with this splurge gift! Golden Goose sneakers are the epitome of street style. Think of them as a comfier & cooler upgrade to Converse!

6. Kånken Water Resistant Backpack

Teens & tweens LOVE this bag! It comes in so many colors, is water-resistant & under $100!

7. Akola Bracelet Kit

Fun for any age, this kit is a fun take on a friendship bracelet while also supporting a child’s education. She’ll love the unique beads and tassels.

8. Pura Diffuser Starter Kit

This is something she definitely does not have yet! An innovative tool that gives her total control of room’s fragrance, the Pura diffuser conveniently connects with her smart phone through an app that allows her to adjust timing, scents, and intensity at any time, wherever she is.

9. Function Of Beauty: Custom Shampoo & Conditioner

With 52,000 five-star reviews, she will love getting this custom shampoo & conditioner! This shampoo and conditioner is fully customizable according to her unique hair goals, and aesthetic preferences (including color + fragrance).

10. Lululemon Align Pant

If she doesn’t have a pair of these Lululemon leggings, then add them to the top of her list! They are buttery soft and perfect for lounging or wearing as athleisure.

Gift Ideas For Teen and Tween Boys

1. Triumph Courtside 2 Player Basketball Shootout Arcade Game

Have a sports lover? Get him this 2 player indoor basketball game! With 8 different game modes, it will keep him busy and also be a fun activity for when family and friends are over. Plus, you can’t beat the price point! It’s currently on sale for under $159.

2. MINO S Bluetooth® Speaker

He can take this pocket-sized speaker anywhere! I love that it’s under $20 and comes in multiple colors.

Faux-Fur Adjustable Superstorage Lapdesk

3. Faux Fur Adjustable Super Storage Lapdesk

Help him study in style! This adjustable lapdesk is ideal for virtual schooling and gives him a place to store everything he needs with it. You can even get a monogram on it!

4. Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane

This smartphone-controlled paper airplane is a great gift for any teen or tween boy and highly unlikely they already have it! All they have to do is fold the plane, attach the Bluetooth device, download the app, and start flying it! The coolest part is that it can go up to 25 mph.

5. Lightweight Hammock

Easy to set up, this lightweight double hammock is under $40 and perfect for him to lounge in!

6. Chapter Dopp Kit

Every guy needs a dopp kit to keep his toiletries, especially when traveling! I love this one for the smart waterproof zipper, wipe-clean lining, and color options! If you wanted to make the gift even better, you could fill it with a new cologne or this Counterman set for him.

7. Professional Printing 3D Pen with OLED Display

No matter the age, I’ve learned that a fun toy is always unexpected but greatly loved! I think this printing 3D pen is a unique gift to help bring their doodles and sketches to life. Take a look at the pictures in the reviews! The end products are AMAZING.

8. Patagonia Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Fleece Pullover

He won’t want to take this Patagonia pullover off! It’s a must-have in every guy’s wardrobe, especially for Fall and Winter.

9. Fender Acoustic Guitar Starter Kit

Give him the chance to start a new hobby with this Acoustic Guitar Starter Kit! You could also pair it with some virtual lessons!

10. Nike Zoom Pegasus 37

These are great for the sports lover! They come in both college & pro team versions!

Looking for more gift ideas & stocking stuffers for teens & tweens? You’ll love these below…

  1. This is the IT water bottle to have right now! It’s great for both girls and boys.
  2. This scalp massager is a MUST. It vibrates and is worth the $20. The reviews calls it a necessity!
  3. Giving money? Make it fun with this brain teaser! They will have to crack the maze in order to unlock the money!
  4. She would LOVE these pajamas! I even have had my eye on them!
  5. This card holder or a wallet would make the perfect gift for a teen or tween boy.
  6. Does she need a new pair of boots? Head over to this post to see all of my favorites!

You’ll also find more gift ideas for teens and tweens in the boutique below in addition to these Gift Guides: Stocking Stuffers, Under $25, Under $50, Under $100, Under $250, and Unique Gifts.



PS – Looking for more Christmas ideas?  Be sure to check out these posts: The Alicia Wood x Hazen Holiday Jewelry CollectionThe Alicia Wood Lifestyle x Rosanne Beck Holiday Gift Collection, and The Holiday Home Shop.  Plus, you’ll love the new Holiday Inspiration tab on the Menu above where you will find Gift Guides and Inspiration for Thanksgiving and Christmas all in one spot!  If you’re looking for Christmas table setting and tabletop ideas, you’ll love my Christmas tablescapes. For all of my Christmas recipes, click here!

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Teen Girls, Teen Boys, Tween Girls, Tween Boys


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