Teenage is a period of major transformation. Keeping up with a teenager’s likes and preferences can be challenging. This is because the perception of what is ‘cool,’ keeps changing for each generation. If you are looking for gifts that today’s teenage girls will love, it is common to feel lost. Worry no more! Here, we have put together a list of attractive gift ideas for present day teenage girls.
The single most used device by teenagers today, is undoubtedly the smartphone. And naturally, this would mean rough-and-tough use of phone chargers as well. A cable bite is an object built to protect the charging cables from breaking. The end of the charging cords (especially of iPhones) can be fragile and break with long periods of use. These cable bites come in cute animal shapes and ensure a cord’s longevity.
A pack of YA-fiction book series
Teens love to live in their fantasies. They enjoy stories that take them outside the monotony of the real world. There are several series of books for teenagers – The Hunger Games, The Divergent Series, Percy Jackson to name a few. When you gift a complete set from a series, they have something interesting to keep themselves occupied. These stories enhance their imagination skills as well.
iPhone charging station
Given the kind of era we are in, it is a no-brainer that most of the gift ideas in this list will consist of electronic devices or their accessories! An iPhone charging station is the solution to all your charging needs. The design has angles that can hold your air pods, watch and phone. Your phone is charged wirelessly at a high speed. Other phones that make use of type C charger can also be charged on this station.
A bubble wrap phone case!
Teens love to be quirky and show off their devices and accessories. A phone case is used to protect the phone when it takes a fall. However, what’s the fun in a plain boring phone case? This new bubble wrap phone case serves as a good pastime! Keep popping the bubbles on the case until you get bored! The bubbles regain their shape so you can pop then over and over. The case is made of silicone. It is soft and it gives a good feel when you hold your phone.
An LED light box
As the name suggests, it is a box that lights up when connected to power supply. Along with the box, you get letters and symbols that can be arranged on the box. It is a perfect way to have a motivating quote on your table and have it ‘light up’ your day! With so many teens venturing into vlogging and becoming YouTubers, a light box on their table adds to the aesthetic appeal when they shoot their videos. It can be used to display a loving message on an occasion. Light boxes have become widely common in birthday parties, get togethers etc…
Teens can be forgetful, careless or simple misplace essential things such as keys or their phone. With this gift, they will no more bother anyone in the house during the morning rush! Misplace your phone? No problem! Press the button on Tile Mate to listen to your phone ring. This will work even when your phone is on silent. With the app on your phone, you can track your Tile Mate as well. It is a tiny Bluetooth tracker that can be attached to a key bunch.
A bean bag
Be it a house party, a sleepover or simple chilling with friends, a bean bag adds to the fun. For comfortable and cosy seating while your teen hangs out with her girls, surprise her with a bean bag! Bean bags are available in a host of varied colours. You can either go for a quiet black/brown one or choose one among the bright hues – red, yellow etc… For easier use, check for a bean bag that is pre-assembled when delivered. Also make sure that the company promises durability and protection against spillage.
Products for grooming hair
Teens enjoy experimenting and keeping up with the ‘trends.’ There is no harm is encouraging experimentation. With products such as hair straighteners, hair removal system, hair styling set etc… they have the things necessary to try out new styles and fads. While it is surely a fun-filled experience, one must also make sure that these experiments are not causing damaging effects on their hair. Therefore, including hair care products in your gift box is also a good idea.
A sling bag
Some girls love to have a collection of bags so that they have one to go with every outfit. Like shoes, bags are also a much required accessory. A sling bag is a good gift for teen girls who love to flaunt their bag collection and enjoy trying new combinations with their outfits and accessories. Great designs and quirky coloured sling bags are available at affordable costs. Bags are also available as a set of 2 or a set of 3 where bags of different sizes are included (the theme/pattern is uniform).
Make up brush mat
Teenage is all about trying various looks and trying to find your style. Thus, it is common to find older teenagers having an elaborate makeup kit. This consists of several make up brushes. These brushes need to be maintained even if they are used exclusively by one person. However, cleaning must be done with great care. You do not want to damage the brushes in the process. This mat will reach all the bristles and remove the dirt particles from the make up brush.
We are aware that teenagers can have several bottled up emotions, questions, doubt and thoughts. Expressing these to a person without the fear of being judged may be difficult. This may not be as fancy as the other gifts on this list. But a journal is something they should have. To make them feel safer, you can ever gift a journal with a lock. This way, their diary will listen to everything they have to say, when they are not able to find anyone to do the same. Each entry here will also help them in reflecting upon their past actions, mistakes and general retrospection.
A science kit
To help teen girls develop inquisitiveness and a scientific temper, DIY science kits are a good gift. You can pick one subject – mathematics, chemistry, physics, astronomy, biology… There are several kits available for each of these subjects. Using the materials in the kit and the directions given, they can either build something (like a telescope for instance) or learn a scientific concept. Learning the mechanism behind how different things work at an early stage helps them foray into STEM fields with confidence in the confidence.
Skin care products
With all the changes going on in their bodies, you want to make sure that these little girls do not ignore their skin. Gift them a pack of skin care products so that they can take good care of their skin. It could include products such as sunscreen, lip balm, face wash, face mask etc… Special products for those with sensitive skin are also available.
This is for those teen girls who are crazy about accessories. You have a lot of options here – earrings, necklaces, bracelets… If you are gifting them on a special occasion, you can get the accessory personalized. For example, get a necklace with their initial as the pendant, a bracelet with a special message engraved on it. It is up to your creativity to make the gift special.
The Diary of a Young Girl
This book is easily found in almost every ‘must read’ list of books for teenagers. It is the story of a young girl at the time of the Holocaust. Every teenage girl who reads this may see tiny bits of themselves in Anne Frank and relate to her feelings and experiences. Her challenges, fears, insecurities, little triumphs – all emotions find a place in this bestseller.