Best Christmas Gifts For Teens
Looking for the perfect Christmas gifts for the teens in your life, we have some great ideas for even the hardest to buy for.
Choosing presents for teens is not always an easy task.
Although it is easy to turn to good old gift money, however, a nice thoughtful gift can also always go down well.
We have been on the lookout for Christmas gifts for older children and we have put together a list of our top picks for 2023.
Disclaimer: Some Of The Gifts Below Were Sent To Us For Review And Or Photography Purposes And Some Links Are Affiliate Links (See Here). However, The Items Had Been Carefully Selected Beforehand And Our Opinions Are Of Our Own.
Puro Sounds Labs PuroPro Headphones
You can never go wrong with a good set of wireless headphones for a teen and the PuroPro is the latest in the Puro Sounds Labs range.
They offer a slick design and studio-grade audio quality, providing a listening experience that is both high quality and healthy.
In keeping with the Puro Sound Labs mission to protect consumers’ hearing, the headphones are to 85 dB for up to 8 hours per day, and 95 dB for up to 50 mins per day, as recommended by the World Health Organization.
The headphones are equipped with Puro Balanced Response® Curve technology, engineered to deliver an amazing listening experience with clear, crisp vocals, plus two adjustable ANC levels.
The wireless Bluetooth v.5 headphones are complete with a lightweight, foldable design and matching hard cover carrying case and are ideal for travel.
They also feature long-lasting batteries that provide up to 28 hours of playtime with ANC, 32 hours without and 300 hours of standby time.
So Chill Mini Fridge
For the ultimate gift for any teen who’s looking to kit out their bedroom in style, check out So Chill Mini Fridge.
Great for chilling their favourite drinks, beauty products and more, the So Chill Mini Fridge is compact and USB compatible.
Available in teal or black, it features a sleek moving handle, a vision window, a removable shelf and a door pocket. Plus every SO Chill Mini Fridge comes with a set of cool, stickers so teens can get creative personalising their fridge!
Chipolo One Spot
Know a teen who is always losing his keys? Chipolo One Spot is the answer.
An award-winning, affordable item tracker, which allows for long-range locating, sending you handy alerts when your items are not near you. Plus it sounds like a loud ring when you need to find any lost item.
The Chipolo One Spot is minimalist in design, features a unique keyhole to attach to any item and works with the Apple Find My app.
Chipolo also has options for Android and other great products such as a card for purses and more.
Personalised Wireless Charging Pad, VistaPrint
We all know how much teens love their phones, and we are sure the Personalised Wireless Charging Pad from VistaPrint will be a big hit.
Compatible with all Qi (wireless charging) enabled phones it’s also petite in size at approximately 7.3 x 7.3 cm.
The charging pad can with be personalised with any picture or image to suit your teen’s personality and interests.
Looking for a fun game for older kids check out Secret Identity.
In this award-winning board game, you need to guess each other’s famous identities to earn points
With a limited number of pictogram cards, use and receive your clues carefully to unravel 150 different character cards.Using skills of observation, earn the most victory points to win the game.
Up to 8 players can play so makes a great party game. It includes a good selection of both classic and modern icons and celebrities including those from the UK.
Secret Identity is available from www.amazon.co.uk here and all good Hobby Stores
The best-selling fast-paced description board game makes an ideal gift for teens.
Suitable for 4 to 20 plus, players aged 12 years and over, the aim of the game is to describe as many card entries as possible to your team in 30 seconds.
For each one your team gets right you get to move a space on the board and in the first round the board wins.
Articulate is available to purchase from major supermarkets, toy stores, independents and Amazon here.
The newest card game from Cyanide & Happiness, Master Dater offers a fun twist on dating that teens will find hilarious.
Players can unleash their creativity by designing wacky and loveable characters, by combining a head and body into a perfect match.
At the same time pandering to quirky dating interests, as you argue your way into the hearts of the other players.
The game includes 300 weird interest cards and 230 head and body cards.
The game is suitable for those aged 14 years and over and for three or more players.
Drags 2 Riches
Drags 2 Riches is a deckbuilding card game which teens who slay will adore.
Players will take on the role of a drag queen building up a wardrobe complete with fabulous heels, wigs, outfits, accessories and more.
Working in secret the aim of the game is to beat the competition as you reveal them at the end of each round as only one queen can win.
Drags 2 Riches is aimed at those 14 years and over.
What Do You Meme
Older teens can create their own hilarious memes in the What Do You Meme? party game.
With a similar format to Cards Against Humanity, players compete to create the best meme by pairing a caption card from their hand with the photo card in play.
Whoever plays the winning caption card, wins that round. Win the most cards to be the What Do You Meme? board game champion.
The game is aimed at those 17 years old and over.
Another game for older teens, Incohearent is a fun party game that they will love this Christmas.
The aim of the game is to decode hidden phrases from a combination of words that look like nonsense against the clock.
It includes 500 cards along with the timer and can take 20 to 40 minutes to play.
The game is aimed at those 17 years and older and can be played by 2 to 20 players.
Plug and Play Ball, Smart Toys and Game
For those who love a challenge, we love the Plug and Play Ball.
The aim of the game is to try to fit all 7 puzzle pieces on the ball. But watch out! Moving the small starting piece during the game will get you a red card.
This mini 3D puzzle game also doubles as a fidget toy. No set Just plug and play!
Marvling Bros Pricking Perfect Hoop Cross Stitch Kit
Teens who love to craft will love the Marvling Bros Pricking Perfect Hoop Cross Stitch Kit.
A complete cactus-themed cross stitch kit packed into a tiny matchbox, it is perfect for beginners or experts alike.
The kit contains Aida, needles, threads and even a mini wooden hoop plus full instructions for four bright red and green plant designs.
The design choice includes cute cacti, the poppy or the tulip, all of which fit perfectly in the hoop.
Spotty Otter Adventure Unlined Waterproof Jacket
For the younger teen who loves outdoor adventures, the Spotty Otter Adventure Unlined Waterproof Jacket is a must.
It features the 4-way comfort stretch Ottertex® 10000 waterproof fabric, designed to will keep them toasty dry.
Whilst the smooth Polyamide lining means no bulk, ideal for layering it up in winter or slipping it on to combat summer showers, meaning it is perfect all year round.
The coat comes in a choice of three colours, a detachable peaked hood, taped seams and water-repellent zips.
Plus it is machine washable at 30-40 degrees following care label instructions.
VeganHappy Roll-Top Backpack
Teens looking for a new bag will love the VeganHappy’s Roll-Top Backpack.
It comes in five colours, black, camel, French navy, grey marl and military green and a subtle Vegan Happy Logo.
With a 20-litre capacity, it offers lots of space, making it ideal for anything from an out-and-about day bag, for overnight trips and even for school.
It is also laptop-compatible up to 15.6″ and features padded adjustable straps.
Florrie & Bird Disco Mix Cross-Body Bag
Who doesn’t love a new handbag for Christmas the Florrie & Bird Disco Mix Cross-Body Bag is sure to be a big hit.
The beautiful disco colours on this bag are just designed to turn heads.
Made from quality vegan leather, it has a cross-body strap which can be removed and swapped. Plus it is a great size featuring two zipped compartments meaning that they can easily organise your belongings.
Florrie & Bird Gold Leather Coin Purse
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For another great accessory gift from Florrie & Bird is their Leather Coin Purse.
This neat leather coin purse has a zip section for coins and two open sections to fit cards and notes in.
It comes in a range of colours and finishes including the shimmering gold hue pictured above, so something for all tastes.
Spotty Otter Patrol Winter Gloves
With our British Weather, a decent pair of gloves makes a great gift. The Spotty Otter Patrol Winter Gloves for Younger Teens.
Snow resistant, waterproof and breathable with a cosy thermal layer, they are designed to keep fingers snug and dry, warm and dextrous.
With integrated longer length snow cuff, smart closure wrist strap and Kevlar-like fingers and palm they make a perfect partner for no slip climbing, safe cycling to serious snowballing.
Plus they make zip pulling easy and are machine washable.
BTFY White LED Armoire Storage Mirror, vonhaus
The LED Armoire Storage Mirror from vonhaus makes the perfect gift for any teen into makeup and jewellery.
At first glance, it looks like a full-length floor-standing mirror. However, open the door to reveal a spacious storage space.
The cabinet features 9 hooks on the inside of the door, ideal for necklaces, along with space for 36 pairs of earrings.
Inside, there is room for 36 rings, 16 lipsticks and 4 spacious shelves to keep cosmetics, perfume, hair and skin care products, glasses and watches neat, tidy and easily accessible.
Plus if that isn’t enough there is a handy holder on the side of the cabinet to hang their hairdryer, straighteners or curlers and a small mirror inside the cabinet.
The mirror itself is full-length and adjustable, framed by 18 battery-powered LED lights which is ideal for matching your outfits with your jewellery collection.
Baylis and Harding Refreshing Sport Travel Essentials Gift Set
A great shower gift set is a must for any teen and they will love the Refreshing Sport Travel Essentials Gift Set from Baylis and Harding.
Inspired by fashion, sport and streetwear trends it has an energetic design and features the fresh and invigorating fragrance notes of Citrus, Lime and Mint.
It contains 100ml face wash, 100ml hair & body wash, 50ml aftershave balm and 50ml shower gel and includes cooling agents to refresh and energise the skin.
The products are suitable for vegans and the outer packaging is plastic-free – 100% recyclable.
Built 740ml Water Bottle
Practical but stylish gifts are always win-win with teens and the Built Water Bottles fit that bill.
The Built 740ml bottle is doubled walled means it can keep hot drinks hot for up to 6 hours, warm up to 12 hours and cold drinks cool for up 24 hours.
The bottle is also leak-proof, and robust and the outer bottle temperature is not affected by what is inside.
The Built Water Bottle comes in a range of colours and designs to suit all tastes and holds a huge amount of fluid – great for thirsty teens.
ModiBodi Period Pants
Cute underwear will also be a hit with your teen and Modibodi has a lovely practical option.
The Modibodi Period pants offer an easy alternative to the usual period products making them a great choice for teens and tweens.
They feature a scientifically proven patented leak-proof technology with options for different flows. They come in a range of designs from plain black to fun prints that teens and tweens will love.
Modibodi Period Pants come in both hipster boy shorts and bikinis to suit all body shapes and preferences. They are washable and reusable meaning that they are also great for the environment.
Snugpack Travel Towels from £12.00
For a teen who enjoys camping, festivals or even has school trips coming up the Snugpack Travel Towels make a lovely gift. The Snugpack Travel Towels come in both a Hand and Face and Head to Toe full towel options. Both feature antibacterial microfibre, they are super absorbent, quick drying and lightweight with a small pack size.
We Love – The Snugpack Travel Towels are a great size, are antibacterial treated which helps reduce laundering and odor, plus they are machine washable.
We all know how much teens value their bedrooms, and the solar-powered Light-up Terrarium is sure to add a touch of magic as the plants shine at night.
The kit includes everything they need to get started and clear, easy-to-follow instructions.
Once put together they simply need to leave it in direct sunlight during the day to re-charge the batteries.
Suitable for ages 12 years and over.
STABILO Pen 68 Metallic
For the teen who loves stationary, the STABILO Pen 68 Metallic set will be a big hit.
Ideal for creative projects the metallic colours are sure to make every work of art shine.
The pens are all 1.4m and have fibre tips, and the set comes in a tin of 6 different colours.
Only For The Holidays, Abiola Bello
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Only For The Holidays is a YA fiction romance.
City girl Tia Solanké is dreading the festive period. She’s on a break with her boyfriend and the last thing she wants to do is spend Christmas away from London.
Arriving at Saiyan Hedge Farm, Tia takes an instant dislike to it. She falls in horse manure and is chased by sheep.
Worse of all the Wi-Fi sucks, how is she meant to stalk her ex now and concoct a fool-proof plan to win him back?
Country boy Quincy Parker and his family run the farm, and this year they’ve been selected to host the biggest event in the town’s calendar – the Winter Ball.
But Quincy has told everyone has he has a date for the ball but he doesn’t.
At first, Tia and Quincy don’t see eye to eye, until they realise they both have something to gain by pretending to be a couple.
But when a snowstorm threatens to cancel the Winter Ball, their fake relationship is put to the test.
Ten Steps To Us, Attiya Khan
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Ten Steps To Us is a fiction book about finding yourself that all teens will be able to relate to
Aisha Rashid is used to being invisible or bullied and overshadowed by her best friend Isabelle. So no one is more surprised than her when Darren Brady, the hot new boy in school, takes an interest in her and not Isabelle.
But Aisha is a devout hijab-wearing Muslim and Darren is off limits. She now has to decide does she follow her heart even if it means losing her own identity. And is Darren really all that he seems?
If only there was a way she could keep the boy and her faith. Maybe there is a way? All it takes are ten steps…
Danilo England Lionesses Calendar
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A calendar is a must at Christmas and football lovers will adore the England Lionesses Calendar.
Featuring the Women’s Euro 2022 tournament winners and runners-up in the FIFA World Cup in 2023 it makes a great gift.
Each month includes images of players from the current squad with lots of room for them to write all their social engagements!!
Danilo Disney 100 Quotes Deluxe Calendar
Another Danilo calendar we love for teens is the Disney 100 Quotes Deluxe.
Ideal for Disney fans of all ages, it is based around the Disney 100 celebrations and features famous Disney characters and quotes throughout.
It comes presented in a special envelope and the pages are all perforated so that they can be removed and framed – making it two gifts in one.
Sweet Hamper Company, Huge Christmas Sweet and Chocolate Box
For the ultimate selection box ideal for teens with a sweet tooth check out the Sweet Hamper Company’s Huge Christmas Sweet and Chocolate Box.
Filled to the brim with Christmas and classic goodies the selection includes an amazing 32 mix of sweets and chocolates.
The sweets include Christmas Penguins, Christmas Elves, Haribo Giant Christmas Trees and much more!
On the chocolate front, this gift box has Christmas chocolate shapes, a chocolate Santa, and Terry’s chocolate orange snowballs amongst other wonderful treats.
You can also free personalised gift card with a range of designs to choose from.
Preezee Digital Gift Card
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For the teen who is hard to buy for or likes to choose their own gift, Preezee has the answer.
It’s the perfect multi-choice gift as it can be redeemed at more than 190 major retailers and hospitality outlets.
From fashion to experience days, restaurants to sports clothes, thrill seeker days out to tech they’re guaranteed to find a brand for them.
Plus as it is a digital gift card you can easily get to them in time for Christmas even when they don’t live nearby.