Buying for teenagers isn’t always easy as it’s difficult to know what’s “cool” and in fashion for the younger generations these days. If you’re stuck on your final Christmas shopping needs, don’t worry. We’ve put together some great ideas for to keep you at ease!
Here are some unique Christmas ideas for your grandchildren:
1. Sound Asleep iMusic Pillow
This is another spectacular gift for both your granddaughter and grandson. This pillow does not require any headphones and is equipped with inbuilt speakers. Its splendour lies in its additional comfort and support. Your teenage grandchildren can use it not only for listening music, but for hearing audio books, revision notes or even to learn a new language! They can even use it on their outdoor trips or for as it is fully transportable. This is a fun, unique gift that most teenagers would love to have. You can find it at Firebox for £17.99.
2. Bluetooth Speakers
Easily connected wirelessly to your phone, tablet or laptop, these small speakers are convenient for travel but also create a great sound that can easily replace a large music system. The prices and quality can vary greatly with some in excess of £500 so it can be tricky to find the best quality for your budget. The HMDX Jam offers both good audio quality and simple and quick connections to all wireless devices. They provide a sleek design and are available in a variety of colours. It won’t break the bank and is great as a stocking filler or as a main present depending on your budget. You can find it at Amazon for £17.43.
3. Pyjama Onesie
This has been a favourite fashion statement for teenagers for a few years now and is showing no sign of going out of style. They are a favourite for relaxing at home with friends or keeping warm in bed during the winter months. Onesies have also become a favourite festival item and some people often wear them to parties and themed nights out! There are a variety of fun styles and animal themed varieties to choose from. They vary in price but you can find many great styles and designs in Primark for bargain prices.
4. Makeup set
If you have a teenage granddaughter who loves trying out new makeup and looks then a makeup kit could be the perfect gift. If you don’t know which brand they like, try choosing Benefit which has become one of the most popular brands amongst younger generation as it makes practical products in bright packaging, perfect for young makeup wearers. They make great unique kits which you can find in store or online at Benefit.
5. Scribble writing Alarm Clock
Grandparents always look for something that is practical. On the other hand, teenagers always look for something that is fun and stylish. This scribble writing alarm clock is the perfect blend of both. It’s a unique clock with a screen that lets you scribble all your thoughts, ideas and 'things to do' on it. So, when you wake up in the morning the alarm clock will go off and its screen will show off your reminders. Perfect for the forgetful teenager! Apart from this, it also displays time, date, temperature etc. Touch it just once and alarm stops ringing. You can find it at Prezzybox for £12.95.
6. iPhone Wallet
If you have seen your grandson or granddaughter slipping plastic cards and receipts into their pockets and constantly routing around to find them again? If so why not get them this trendy iPhone wallet case. It offers complete protection to the phone while doubling up as a practical item to keep important cards and belongings. You can find these for as little as £1.90 on Amazon so it makes a great stocking filler.
This is an impressive and relatively inexpensive gift for tech savvy teenagers. This compact media streaming device works by being plugged into the TV and controlled with an Android phone, iPhone, tablet or computer. Once connected you can view your favourite entertainment and apps right onto the big screen. Don’t worry if this all goes over your head in terms of technological knowledge. I’m sure that the younger generation will know exactly what it is for and if you are confused, you can ask for advice in store. You can find it at Currys for £30.
If you’re not sure what to get the teenager in your life this Christmas, take some inspiration from our gift ideas. You don’t have to understand all the technical details, but you may wish to have a chat with sales advisors if you are buying in store and they will give you all the information you need.