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Having my own Teens and Tweens, I KNOW how hard it can be to shop for them. But I’ve got 8 ideas that are sure to make even the most aloof teen shout with delight on Christmas morning–and a handy link to buy, so your Holiday shopping will be a breeze! Just click on the photo for each gift or the link at the end of the post to get a jump on your Holiday shopping! Read on for 8 gift ideas for your teen and tween.
1. Star Wars – Hero Droid BB-8 – Fully Interactive Droid
The beloved little droid from Star Wars is here as a fully interactive robot.This interactive droid stands at 16 inches tall (19 inches with antenna). It moves smoothly and is capable of realistic interactions – just like in the film! Set Hero Droid BB-8 to Follow Me mode and it will roll beside you. The droid has voice recognition and remote control capabilities and is fully interactive and ready to spin into action. This Star Wars RC droid has authentic lights and sounds, plus film-accurate aesthetics, making it perfect for fans of all ages!
2.Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Black
I bought this for my 14 yr old son’s birthday last month. My usually, hard to impress kid, was ecstatic when he unwrapped it! The headphones are wireless, with easy Bluetooth and NFC pairing aided by voice prompts. It is equipped with eexclusive “Stay Hear+” tips keep the headphones comfortably in place during movements and is sweat and weather resistance for reliability. It also boasts a 6 hours battery life per charge.
3.Spin Master Games – Escape Room The Game
Escape Room The Game from Spin Master Games is all the fun and excitement of popular escape rooms from the comfort of home. Play with family and friends and try to escape from multiple themed rooms before time runs out! There’s a way out of each seemingly impossible scenario — it’s up to you and your team of 3-5 players to figure it out and get out in time. Solve puzzles, find clues, and work together to find a way out of the room before your 60 minute time runs out. Players can choose from one of four popular themed rooms, Prison Break, Virus, Nuclear Countdown, and Temple of the Aztec.
4.Fingerlings – Interactive Baby Monkey
So this is predicted to be THE toy of the 2017 Holiday Season. These interactive pets love to hang onto your finger, blink their eyes, turn their heads, blow kisses, swing by their tails, and talk in monkey babble! They come in a variety of colours including white, black, pink, purple, blue and turquoise. Adopt them all and have even more fun monkeying around! Clap your hands twice and your Fingerlings will sing together.
5. Stranger Things: The Sweatshirt
If your teen is a fan, this is a must buy this holiday season. Let them show off their “school” and show spirit with this clever sweatshirt.
6. Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System
Rift is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Whether you’re stepping into your favorite game, watching an immersive VR movie, jumping to a destination on the other side of the world, or just spending time with friends in VR, you’ll feel like you’re really there. Comes with headset, touch controllers, two sensors and 6 games, Robo Recall, Luckyʼs Tale, Quill, Medium, Dead and Buried, and Toybox.
Looking for more ideas? Check out Jenny’s Teen Boy Gift Guide: Gamer Edition here
7. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 – Camera
This is a great camera for Teens and Tweens. Not only is it portable, but it instantly spits out the photos. Comes in 5 different colors, has a “selfie mirror” for taking self portraits, and comes with a macro-lens adapter for taking close up shots. Optional accessories also available.
8. furReal Roarin’ Tyler, the Playful Tiger
So my Tween is assuring me that this is on the Hot Toys List for 2017. I am thinking “oh no, not another fake pet that does three things and then sits in the closet”. But The Roarin’ Tyler, the Playful Tiger pet seems like he may have potential. Make noise and he roars back. Talk to him and he responds! This tiger cub responds to sounds and touch with 100+ sound-and-motion combinations! Pet his head and his eyes might close. Pet him on his muzzle and he moves! The Roarin’ Tyler, the Playful Tiger pet has a little chicken toy that he reacts to when it squeaks.
There you have it. 8 awesome holiday gift ideas for Teens and Tweens. And if you’re looking for additional gift ideas check out this link for other ideas.