15 cool and trendy gifts for teens in 2021
Buying gifts for teens can be a thankless ordeal. This is the age when preferences seem to change every day (or hourly) and kids are perhaps the least likely to like gifts that aren’t from their best friends.
But that doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to accepting your teenager’s indifference to the gifts you’ve been agonizing about choosing. We’ve put together this list of cool gifts that have something for every teenager. To choose the products, we researched our own past coverage, including expert recommendations.
Best gifts to buy for teens
To help you find the best gifts for teens in your life, we’ve reviewed our previous expert recommendations and rounded up the top-rated articles aligned with Reader’s Interest Select.
Nintendo Switch video game console
One of the best gaming consoles of the current generation, the Nintendo Switch is unique for its versatility – it doubles as a traditional console (like a PlayStation) and handheld (like the old Nintendo DS or Game Boy). , a good feature for busy teens. moving. Its library includes games for all ages, including the well-known, kid-friendly Super Mario franchise and more mature offerings, such as Doom Eternal and The Witcher 3.
Sonic Bomb Dual Extra Loud Alarm Clock
Okay, maybe teens won’t like this gift at first, but they’ll probably appreciate it in the long run. Sleepy, groggy teens will never have to worry about missing morning classes again with this explosive disguised as an alarm clock. The clock uses a 113 decibel alarm and includes a 12-volt bed shaker to wake up even the deepest sleepers. It was considered one of the best alarm clocks for every type of sleeper in 2021.
Apple AirPods Pro Earphones
AirPods are a status symbol these days, but there’s a good reason beyond the superficial to buy them for your teenager – these are the best high-end headphones for iPhone users, as outlined in our guide. of the best wireless earbuds and headphones of 2021. Pairing with Apple devices is easier with the H1 chip than with Bluetooth, and AirPods also include noise cancellation, touch controls, adaptive EQ that adjusts music to match. according to your ear shape and 360 degree audio format for playing and watching movies.
Remington Pro 1 “-1 ½” Beaded Ceramic Tapered Curling Wand
A top notch curling wand for 2021, this curling wand from Remington is available for under $ 30 and in two sizes: one for ½ inch to 1 inch and another for 1 inch to 1 1/2 inch. The barrel heats up to 410 degrees Fahrenheit and is tapered.
Tribit XSound Go bluetooth speaker
Teens love music, and this affordable speaker – ranked the best affordable portable speaker in our 2021 guide to the best Bluetooth speakers – is solid for the price. While it doesn’t have the same oomph as other high-end Bluetooth speakers, it’s compact and portable, with a strap to clip to your backpack. It also has an IPX7 waterproof rating.
Polaroid Go Camera
Polaroid pictures make great photo walls, and a Polaroid camera can be a great gift for a teenager who enjoys photography. This Polaroid Go weighs about half a pound and is more compact than other Polaroid models. It has a battery that won’t drain until 15 packs of film are used, according to the company.
Quiet Temperature Balancing Weighted Blanket
Featured in our guide on how to choose the best weighted blanket for you, this weighted blanket is more affordable than the others in the guide, registering for under $ 50. It is available in weights of 12 to 20 pounds.
Red Dead Redemption 2 video game
A prequel to the original Red Dead Redemption, this video game is one of the best video games of recent years. As an outlaw Arthur Morgan, you can experience the Wild West in 1899 through the game’s open sandbox. Plus, it has a free online component where your teen can party with friends or just party. go fishing. You can play the game on Xbox, PlayStation and PC.
Rifle Paper Co. Clear Willow iPhone Case
Rifle Paper Co. phone cases feature hand-painted designs, which will appeal to teens who want a personal touch for their phone. This iPhone 13 case from the company is thin and transparent with gold accents and a lovely floral pattern. They also have cases in many other designs including Strawberry Fields and Wildflowers. We’ve featured these cases in our iPhone cases and accessories tour.
ASUS ProArt PA278CV Computer Monitor
Whether your teen wants to improve their gaming setup, do homework more easily, or just surf the web on a bigger screen, a monitor can make a workspace more functional. This ASUS monitor has a 27 inch screen with 1440p resolution and adjustable stand. We’ve ranked it as the best all-rounder computer monitor for everyday needs in our guide to the best computer monitors and screens for 2021.
SnackSack Classic subscription box
Growing teens need snacks, so why not give them a stash of healthy snacks? This subscription box includes 12 or more snacks per month, linked to the current season. It is available in Classic, Vegan, Gluten Free and Classic + Gluten Free options.
W&P Porter Travel Mug
This ceramic mug has a 12 ounce capacity and matte silicone exterior and comes in several pastel colors and terrazzo patterns. It is also dishwasher safe. It was featured as a top-notch travel mug in our guide to the best travel mugs and reusable mugs of 2021.
Shure MV5 digital condenser microphone
Teens these days all seem to go through stages of budding podcasters, but a good microphone is a solid investment, even if you just love high-quality video calling. This microphone was ranked as the best stylish and portable microphone in our guide to the best microphones to buy in 2020. It has three different settings for instruments and vocals.
Seattle three-by-three drawer organizer
This organizer has separate compartments that can be stacked on top of each other. Each compartment is made of metal and is available in a fun color, giving the organizer a distinct style. It is also suitable for use in the kitchen, as each compartment can safely hold food. It’s a top notch desktop organizer for 2021.
Fitbit Charge 4 activity tracker
One of the best fitness watches and fitness trackers of 2021, it’s a great gift for active teens who want to get the most out of their workouts. The Charge 4 comes with features like step counting, guided breathing routines, and sleep tracking. It also uses GPS so they can plot their runs on a map. Its battery life lasts up to a week.
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