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Don’t Panic: 63 Last Minute Gifts For Teens

Teens are hard to buy for when there’s tons of time—and when there isn’t, the pressure is really on. Don’t worry, we’ve got you. Our best last-minute gift ideas for teenagers:

Our Last Minute Gift Ideas

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Fashionista Finds

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Mel Chemistry

Decked-Out Decor

  • Favorite anime / YouTuber / artist collage (look on their favorite star’s website shop)
  • LED strip lights
  • Mini fridge
  • Sound machine
  • Tapestries

Sporty Stuff

  • LL Bean Snow Tube (they’re never too old for sledding!)
  • Merchandise from a favorite team
  • Kayak, skis, bike, or another sporty splurge
  • Yoga mat
  • Fitness class passes
  • Upgraded equipment for their favorite sport

Music Notes

Techie Treats

Personalized Coupons

  • I’ll do your laundry
  • Experience of your choice within stated guidelines
  • Home cooked meal of your choice
  • No chores for a week

Excellent Experiences

  • Amusement park season pass
  • Hobby class gift certificate (jewelry making, cooking, etc.)
  • Scavenger hunt for cash
  • Sports event or concert tickets
  • Travel – plan a trip, give an airline gift card, or sign over frequent flyer miles

Money Madness

    • Life insurance
    • Ornament stuffed with money (make it fun!)
    • Stocks
    • 529 account

Winning Gift Cards

  • Aerie, Hollister, or their favorite clothing store
  • Food delivery service or their favorite fast food
  • Gas station/car wash for the new driver
  • Spa (massages and pedicures are a hit)
  • Ulta beauty
  • Video game system (think XBox gift cards for the gamer in your life)

It may be the thought that counts, and, yeah, our teenagers aren’t little anymore. But our kids are never too old for us to wish for that “Wow, I love it” gift to light up their faces. It’s not too late to find it!

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