Christmas Gift Ideas for Teenagers


Teenagers are usually pretty vocal about what they would like, but sometimes you need a little something extra to top things off. Or perhaps they haven’t thought about practical items for all the gadgets that they want to get. Either way, we have some items that could help you find the perfect Christmas gift for the teenager in your life.

Native Union ‘Jump’ Cable

One of the issues that we have with many smartphones is that their battery isn’t capable of dealing with the strains of usage throughout the day. Ensure your phone stays charged with the Jump cable from Native Union. This unique offering is both a USB cable and battery in one. It holds enough charge to boost your phone to 30% battery, so you don’t have to worry about not being able to send important messages and notifications late or night. It’s also nice and compact, so you can carry it around easily.

Jam ‘Touch’ Wireless Portable Speaker

Take your music with you wherever you go. This eye-catching portable speaker from Jam is more than capable of pumping out music. It can connect to any Bluetooth device within 30 meters, and allows you to enjoy your music on the go. This Bluetooth connectivity serves a secondary function. If you are connected to your smartphone, but too far away to physically reach it, the Touch Wireless Speaker can be used to take calls. Not only does it have a built-in microphone, but voice prompts alert you to incoming calls.

Lavalite Lava Lamp

The Lava Lamp was originally created in the 1960s, but they’ve never lost their charm. With retro items making a comeback on a yearly basis, there’s still space for the Lava Lamp, which is still as fascinating an item as ever. The Lavalite Lava Lamp slots in nicely into any room and adds a bit of character. Three different colour varieties are available: Yellow and Purple, Green and Blue, and Pink and Purple. While lava lamps don’t take up much space, they can be a distinguishing and unique feature of a room.

Parrot ‘Rolling Spider’ MiniDrone

Capture the world around you from a different perspective. The Rolling Spider from Parrot is an ultra-compact drone, which can be controlled by a smartphone. A swipe or click is all it takes to impress onlookers as the drone is capable of half- and u-turns quickly, loops, and a variety of other acrobatic tricks. Despite its size, it flies with surprising speed and stability, both indoors and outdoors. And it has an on-board camera, so you can capture the action as it occurs.

Orla Kiely Case for iPad mini

The last thing anybody needs is to damage their precious tablet. Make sure tablets are protected from the elements, accidental spillages, and drops by covering it up with an Orla Kiely Case. These cases not only protect tablets, but also make them stand out from the crowd. Their retro style sparks a certain nostalgia, while Dublin born Orla Kiely’s use of colours ensures that these cases are distinctive. The iPad cases are available in a range of vivid colours and patterns. Beat the winter blues with these stylish protective cases.

In Short: Teenagers can sometimes be difficult to buy a Christmas gift for. That’s why we have compiled some funky and practical ideas for you to choose from.

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