What to buy a teenager that they probably don't already own
With Christmas rapidly approaching, time is ticking for buying presents. Apparently one of the most hardest people to buy for is a teenager as you just don’t know what to get them that they don’t own or dislike. We’re awkward buggers, I know. But I may have a solution for you. Here are some cool gift ideas that are quite unusual compared to the usual CD, phone, underwear and smellies (we appreciate those- don’t get us wrong. But it can get a little boring…) Aqua iPhone Waterproof Case – £14.95 from Prezzybox.com When in the shower, it’s always nice to be able to listen to a bit of music, but with the shower so loud and our phones sitting in the dry away from any water, it’s not always something we can achieve- and the ones who try and take their phone in the shower end up with very devastating results. Not anymore! This case solves all our problem by letting us take our best friend (yes, technology can be a teen’s best friend. Don’t question that.) in the shower to listen to our music and if we’re that obsessed with social media, tweet about being in the shower (which I don’t recommend) Toast Heated Pillow – £29.99 from firebox.com It can get very cold in the winter and that sucks. So help out by keeping your teenager warm with this cute pillow which they can take to bed. I know it’s basically the equivalent of a hot water bottle, but this is much comfier and no hot water required! Lasts up to four hours and quickly charged by a USB charger. Ultimate Geek Pen – £7.99 from iwantoneofthose.com If you have someone who is into gadgets and gizmos, this is a pretty cool present. The Ultimate Geek Pen has a variety of different functions- from a laser for powerpoint presentations to a flashlight, a gift like this would be perfect, especially if they’re in school/college/uni. Smartphone Projector and Popcorn Gift Set- £19.95 from Notonthehightstreet.com This is perfect for any movie lover – especially if they have sleepovers,etc. This projector connects to your smartphone – whether you’re watching YouTube videos or Netflix- this is the perfect gift. It can even be used for presentations! Also, you get popcorn with the gift and you can even choose the flavour. Photo Booth Props Kit- £6.99 from findmeagift.co.uk
Is your teen not shy of the camera? Likes to post pics on social media? Then this is the perfect gift. Make sleepovers and parties much less boring with this photo friendly gift. Ultimate Out & About -Experience Day Choice Pack £34.99 from gettingpersonal.co.uk
Experience gifts are always an option, but how do you know which one to get them? Well, the answer is simple- let them pick. Just buy this voucher and let them choose from a variety of experiences. Chocolate indulgence, comedy night, high ropes, London dungeon- there’s so many to choose from.
I hope you like these gift ideas and maybe get inspired from them. If you’d like me to find more unusual gifts, just let me know and I’ll give it a go!