50+ Great Gift Ideas for Teens and Tweens

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Unique Gift Ideas for Tweens and Teens

This post is a part of the Gift Ideas Series and contains affiliate links and sponsored listings.

Everyone knows that little kids love toys. But what do tweens and teens like to receive?

Older kids have mostly outgrown common toys, so it can challenging to find a cool gift that they actually like. There are so many interests that a teen can have, and often what they loved last year is not

We’ve found great gift ideas, local shops and experience gifts for tweens and teens.

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Gifting an Experience? Here are Clever Ways to Wrap it Up

-Wrap a zoo membership card in a map of the zoo or tie it around the neck of a stuffed animal.
-Wrap theatre or concert tickets in a giant box to throw them off the trail.
-If the gift is dance lessons, wrap the studio’s brochure with a new tutu.
-Make an adventure part of the gift by drawing a map and sending the recipient on a treasure hunt as they search for the gift!

Gift Ideas: Tweens

How many gift cards is it okay to give? Does it help if you wrap them up in clever ways? (Yes, yes it does – the Saran Wrap candy ball method is an amazing way to gift a gift card.)

In all seriousness, though, you’ll probably find yourself giving gift cards at this age. But, if you know what the tween is into, you might just get lucky with one of the items or stores listed below.

Gift Ideas: Teens

Finally, an age where the kid likes getting clothes! At least, if the teen is into fashion. If not, video games, cell phone accessories, and experience gifts are the way to go with this age group.

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