Whether it’s for the holidays or a birthday, a gift is a magical thing.
You can show someone how much you care with a thoughtfully chosen beach cruiser bike or the newest Urban Decay palette. However, if that someone is a teen, finding the perfect present can be daunting, especially if you’re not hip to the newest trends. If you’re not sure what to give the teen in your life, here are seven popular items.
Catan is a table top game where players fight to expand their economic influence by forming alliances, trading resources and scheming against other players. If you know a teenager who loves tactical games and hanging out with a close-knit group, Catan is the perfect gift.
- “Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel”
Everyone knows at least one theater kid — you know, the one who knows all the words to every Broadway musical and isn’t afraid to prove it. “Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel,” based on the musical of the same name, is a wonderful story about the difficulties of growing up, which may be just what your favorite theater-loving teen needs for 2021.
- Electric Bike
Do you know a youngster who loves to hit the trails or bike along the beach? Then you should look for an electric bike for sale. Powered by electricity in addition to pedaling, e-bikes require no special licenses or training. The extra power makes it easier to go long distances and traverse rough terrain, making it the perfect present for your resident outdoorsy kid.
- Color Changing Cinema Lightbox
Is someone in your family getting ready for college and excited about dorm decorations? Then they’ll love this customizable cinema lightbox. It comes with old-school cinema letters so teens can create their own messages and the backlight can be changed to red, yellow or blue.
- Mermaid Tail Blanket
This gift is a great idea for the mermaid nut who also has a great sense of humor. The blanket is stitched to look like a mermaid’s tail, with your feet tucked neatly into the fins. This comfy crocheted item comes in a variety of colors:
- Bubble Tea Kit
Bubble tea, also referred to as boba tea, is milk tea with tapioca pearls. This Taiwanese favorite is popular with the younger crowd and online influencers. If the teens you know love this sweet beverage, they’re sure to be thrilled when you gift them a personal bubble tea kit, which allows them to make their favorite drink right at home.
- Llama Socks
Fun socks are a great way to express your personality and they make excellent stocking stuffers. These llama socks are equal parts cute, funny and comfy, making them a great idea for a gag gift or white elephant exchange with the quirky teens in your family.
It isn’t always easy to get a gift for a teenager, but the old adage is true: It’s the thought that counts. Whether you find a fat tire electric bike for sale or handmake your present, the love you put into the act will certainly shine through.
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