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66 Gifts for Teens That Are Cool Enough to Impress Them

All the best ideas for the hard-to-please teen girls and boys in your life.

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No one has their fingers on the pulse of the biggest trends in fashion, tech, music or pop culture quite like teens — and they're not afraid to tell you what they like (or, more accurately, don't like). Which means that unless you're a card-carrying member of Gen Z, picking out a gift for your favorite teenager that's actually considered cool in 2022 can be a daunting task.

To help you out, we polled dozens of real-life teenagers to round up this list of the best gifts for teen boys, teen girls and nonbinary teens, whether they like to spend their free time experimenting with the latest tech gadgets, keeping up with the hottest TikTok trends, obsessing over their favorite Netflix shows or experimenting with aesthetic room decor.

There's a range of unique gift ideas for teens on this list: Some are cheap ways to tap into their newfound passions, while others are sentimental gifts to commemorate milestone moments like high school graduations and big birthdays (their sweet 16, for of course). You'll also find plenty of teen-friendly stocking stuffers and gifts to stock up on as we slide into the holiday shopping season (it's never too early!). Looking for more gift ideas for teens and tweens? Check out our age-appropriate gift guides for 13-year-old girls, 13-year-old boys, 12-year-olds and tween girls, too.

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Cool and Inexpensive Gift for Teens
SKRSOUL
Decompression Magnetic Metal Pen
Popular Gift for Teen Girls
Rosyclo
Pillow Slippers
Now 58% off
Best Gift for Teens Glued to Their Phones
iWalk
Portable Charger
Now 41% off
Best Gift for Teens Who Love to Draw
MYNT3D
Professional Printing 3D Pen
Amazon
A Tech Gadget They'll Actually Use
elago
Personal Charging Hub
Urban Outfitters
For the Teen Who Has Everything
iScream
Make Your Own Neon Sign Kit
Now 20% off
Ivi green
Life Skills for Teens: The First Visual Book on Soft Skills for Teenagers
Cheap But Cute Gift Idea
Squishmallows
Plush Mystery Box
Expensive But Worth It
KODAK
Smile Classic Digital Instant Camera
Practical Gift Idea
BedShelfie
The Original Bedside Shelf
Amazon Home
Now 15% off
A Must for Any Teen
Lamicall
Gooseneck Bed Phone Holder
Now 31% off
For the Teen Obsessed With Skincare
COOSEON
Mini Fridge
Great Gift for Teens Under $20
HYODREAM
Moon Lamp
Amazon
For the Fashion-Forward Teen
Weewooday
Fluffy Shoulder Bag
Unique Birthday Gift for Teens
Birthdate Co.
Birthdate Candle
KOOKIN
Lighted Vanity Makeup Mirror
THEE
Creative Knot Ball
Now 24% off
Uncommon Goods
Bubble Tea Kit
LECLSTAR
Photo Hanging Clips String
FINTIE
Screen Cleaning Pad
For the Teen Who Loves to Create Content
Rxment
Sunset Projection Lamp
Nike
Air Force 1
Nike
Good Housekeeping Best Toy Award Winner
Lite Brite
Wall Art POP Wow
Basic Fun
Parents, This One's for You
Apple
AirTag
Amazon
SUNGUY
Cable Protector
Amazon/sunguy store
UBOTIE
Bluetooth Keyboard
Now 20% off
Uncommon Goods
Hidden Pocket Scrunchies (Set of 2)
Something They Can Enjoy With Friends
Gift Republic
100 Things to Do For Your Wellbeing Poster
KASZOO
Ivy Vine String Lights
Now 43% off
BONAOK
Wireless Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone
Amazon
Now 36% off
Glossier
The Skincare Edit
For the 'Stranger Things' Fan
AriellaSkyDesigns
Max’s Favorite Song Sweatshirt
Now 20% off
Amazon Shoppers Can't Get Enough
SHALAC
Large Hair Claw Clips
Amazon
Teen Girls Are Obsessed
PAVOI
Chunky Open Hoops
Amazon
A Must for Music Fans
Meow3DStore
Custom Headphone Stand
Etsy
Now 10% off
WEKAPO
Portable Inflatable Lounger
WEKAPO
Now 25% off
Cheruty
Nylon Backpack
Amazon
Now 13% off
Kinetic Sand Kalm
Zen Garden Box Fidget Toy
Get a Matching Set for Sisters
CaitlynMinimalist
Zodiac Ring
Etsy
Now 30% off
My Cinema Lightbox
Mini Cinema Lightbox Sign
my cinema lightbox
For the Teen That's Hard to Shop For
KaylasGiftBox
Birthday Gift Box for Teens
ZUYUROU
Gamer Pocket Throw Pillow Cover and Socks
Get Personal (Without Getting TOO Personal)
LaLaConfetti
Customized Drinking Tumblers
LaLaConfetti
Now 25% off
LAXPICOL
Resin Letter Keychain
Cute Essential
Blend Jet
Lisa Frank Portable Blender
For 'Harry Potter' Fans
LEGO
Harry Potter Hedwig
LEGO
The Cookie Joint
Cookie Fries Mini Sampler
Comet and Moon
Custom Moon Phase Necklace
LaurenWebbShop
Ruby Love
First Period Kit
Ruby Love
Metal Wall Games
Hookey Wall Game
Now 30% off
Special Graduation Gift Idea
Mejuri
Lotus Necklace
Best Gift for Teens Who Love to Read
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
The Complete 'Summer I Turned Pretty' Trilogy Box Set
Now 22% off
fani
20-Piece Barrette Set
Amazon
Cheap Pick for Gamers
elago
Retro Gaming Airpods Pro Case
Amazon
Tulip
One-Step Tie-Dye Kit
tulip
Now 29% off
Handy Gift for College Students
Ãzhido
Extra Large Laundry Backpack
JWLGANG
Old English Letter Name Necklace
JWL Gang
Now 70% off
Best Designer Gift Idea for a Teen Girl
Reformation
Meyer Top
Stockpile
Stock Gift Card
Goal Getter Notebook
Now 20% off
SoJourner Bags
Holographic Fanny Pack
Parade
Dream Fit Scoop Bralette
Now 40% off
Eau de Juice
Pure Sugar Duo
Walmart
FLYBYJING
Triple Threat Variety Pack
Urban Outfitters
We’re Not Really Strangers Card Game
Urban Outfitters
Pepper Palm
For the 2000s Plant Pot Bundle
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