7 Trendy Gifts For Teens Sure To Make You The “Cool Relative”

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If you look up “trendiest demographic” in the dictionary, teens will come up front and center. With every teenager being up-to-date with the newest trends and the hottest items, finding the perfect gifts for teens in your life can be tough!

Setting up a group gift with Presently takes the hassle out of getting a bunch of small random gifts that your teen may end up keeping in their closet until the next holiday season. Gift with meaning and quality over quantity this holiday season with Presently.

From new hobby inspo to the latest tech gadgets, here are some gift ideas that your teen will be sure to love.


New Hobbies

With everyone spending a little more time at home, teens everywhere have some extra time on their hands to enjoy a new hobby or interest.



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Does your teen love everything fitness? Introduce them to a new workout avenue: yoga! Practicing yoga has a wide array of physical benefits, including heightened flexibility, metabolism balance, increased muscle strength and tone, and improved respiration, energy, and vitality. Not to mention the mental benefits of better mental clarity and attention! The Ultimate Home Yoga Studio Bundle by Manduka is made with ethically sourced materials and comes complete with a Pro® mat, hand towel, two blocks, and convenient mat wash, a set sure to give your teen the best and healthiest workout possible!



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iPhones have really upped their camera game, enabling anyone to capture life’s best moments with ease! However, if we want to print and display our photos, we are tasked with driving to the nearest pharmacy after placing an order for photo pickup. One of the perfect gifts for teens that can make the display process easier is the Kodak Smile Instant Print Digital Camera. Not only will your teen be able to display their most recent memories, but they can take pictures with friends and give them physical copies of their favorite moments together!



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Being able to play the guitar is a gift that will last a lifetime. The songs are endless, the creativity is everflowing, and the music that is played from random Friday nights to holiday family events creates priceless memories! Support their passion by giving them these perfect gifts for teens – Fender FA-115 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar + complete with a strap, strings, picks, and a tuner!



The latest tech and gadgets are sure to make for cool gifts your teens will love (and you will want to borrow!)


Nintendo Switch Lite

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The Nintendo Switch Lite gives your teen access to all things Nintendo at their fingertips. Not only can your teen bring their switch anywhere in handheld mode, but the device can also hook up to any tv for a more gaming-like experience. With the device’s versatility and access to over 2,000 games, what’s not to like?


Roku Smart Soundbar

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This one is for the gamer in your life. The Roku Streambar Pro is the ultimate 2-in-1 upgrade for any TV, featuring 4K streaming and cinematic sound, easily filling up any teen’s gaming room for a fully immersive gaming experience. The awesome speaker also gives your teen access to the built-in Roku player, including free TV, live news, sports, movies, and more from thousands of channels. The amazing studio-quality sound the soundbar creates will be sure to make your teen feel fully engaged in their game, show, or music stream. One of the gifts for teens that you would also love to have.


Virtual Reality Headset

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Oculus is the leader in VR technology. The Oculus Go transforms a small headset into a personal theater. From chatting with friends to standing in the front row at a concert, this VR set is sure to transport your teen to any destination they can imagine.


Smart LED Pix Backpack

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The possibilities are endless with the Divoom Pixel bag. Your teen can add real-time drawing by using Divoom app. Plus, they can use it for receiving quick notifications from Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, as well as checking the weather, thermometers, and noise meter on the led screen.

This bag is unique among the possible gifts for teens. It not only has hours of entertainment-packed fun built in but can hold a 13” laptop, tablet, wallet, keys, large headphones, power bank, a bottle of water, books, pens, and much more, making it perfect for any teen adventure.


Giving Back

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This holiday season, there is so much to be grateful for. Let us express this gratitude directly to our communities that need it the most, while also educating the teens in our lives about the importance of giving back.

Here is a great resource by Fidelity Charitable on three distinct ways to help those directly affected by COVID-19. Whether you’re helping to support medical needs, protect vulnerable communities, or sustain nonprofits, any support to those who are being directly affected by the pandemic will make a difference in someone’s holiday season.

To find local food banks in your area, you can also use the Feeding America Local Food Bank Finder to locate the nearest place to donate food that will directly benefit food-insecure individuals in your area.


Presently is a group-gifting platform that gives people an easy way to contribute to a single gift, together. Presently enables communities to gift better, choosing quality over quantity. Organize a group gift here.

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