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12 Christmas Gift Ideas For Teens and Tweens

Christmas gifts for teenagers and pre-teens

Let’s be honest, shopping for tweens and teens at any time of year isn’t the easiest but when it comes to the rush and panic of Christmas, the struggle is real! 


Tweens and teenagers are notorious for not liking anything you buy - they know exactly what they like and what they don’t like which makes shopping for them incredibly daunting. You want presents that are not only cool enough but also ones that are liked enough by them to actually use. How many times have you bought a teenager something only for it to get put on their shelf, gathering dust? 


No one likes buying wasteful gifts. The eye roll and sarcasm of a teen is also something no one wants to encounter at Christmas (although it’s likely that we will!) and so, with Christmas drawing ever closer this guide is here to help you out. 


Unlike other gift guides this one isn’t about expensive gadgets and the latest trends.This guide is here for those presents that are wanted and appreciated, affordable yet meaningful, gifts that can be used and enjoyed, not left to sit on a shelf. 


The differences between a pre-teen and a teen are huge so we’ve focused on gifts that will be loved and enjoyed by both. We’ve included pre-filled gift boxes to make the Christmas shopping process even quicker, easier and less stressful for you and we’ve also included some individual items for those of you who like to mix and match and create your own tailored gift box. 


Happy shopping!


Pre-Curated Gift Boxes:

Girl Gang, £15

Girl Gang, letterbox gift for teenage girls

This soft pink and daring red letterbox gift set is perfect to send to all the powerful girls in your life. Keep them motivated with the Girl Power notebook and a pencil set with encouraging quotes engraved at the top. It also includes a Girl Gang pin badge and some Love Hearts to keep them sweet.

Teen Spirit letterbox gift for teenagers

A wonderful gift for boys that conveniently fits through your letterbox - no waiting in for the postman. This gift set will encourage teens to take some time out from their computers and phones and do a bit of reading instead. The leather wallet is ideal for storing bank cards and travel cards so they are safely kept in one place and small enough to fit in a pocket. The chocolate bar is just as delicious as it sounds but don't expect them to share!

Wild at heart letterbox gift for teenage girls

If you know a cactus fan then this letterbox gift is for them! The Cucumber Cactus bath fizzer is super chunky and enough for several baths - just break off a chunk or two to add colour and a gorgeous cucumber scent to a warm bath. The enamel cactus keyring adds a pop of colour to keys and the gorgeous silver bead charm ring sits pretty on any finger.

Just Peachy Gift Box, £30

Make everything just peachy this Christmas and delight the special teenager in your life with this gorgeous gift box. The rose gold leather travel wallet is just the thing to keep all those cards and travel cards in one place and it's the perfect size to put safely in a bag, coat or pocket. There is also the very pretty bead ring in this gift box too, elasticated so one size fits all. 

Create Your Own Gift Box:

No one knows your teenager like you do so why not build your own box and mix and match gifts that you know they'll love. Here are some suggestions from us but there are many more products to choose from on the website - click the link above to get creating.

Tropical Fruit Bath Fizzer, £5.50

Tropical Fruit bath fizzer

Shaped like a chocolate bar but way chunkier this fruity bath fizzer will transport you to somewhere tropical with it's sweet yet refreshing scents of citrus.

Chillax, Seabreeze Bubble Bath, £6

Seabreeze bubble bath and bubble wand

You're never too old for fun and teenagers are no exception. This brilliant bubble bath also includes a bubble wand for blowing the biggest bubbles possible! Bathtimes just got a whole lot better.

 Solid Cologne, £14.99

Solid cologne for men and teenage boys

Portable, moisturising and natural this solid cologne smells divine and comes in a really handy tin that's neat enough to fit into a pocket or bag and easily accessible for topping up throughout the day or night if needed. Simply rub a small amount of cologne directly onto pulse points.

 Alpaca Bed Socks, £18

Grey and cream alpaca bed socks

Not your average bed socks, these alpaca and merino wool socks just get softer with wear. Alpaca give the socks tremendous insulating properties and will keep your feet at just the right temperature, whilst the merino ensures your feet can ‘breathe’. These are one of our favourites and they also come in a blush pink and cream.

 Beaded Silver Star Ring, £5 

Silver beaded star ring

Pretty and delicate this silver beaded ring is elasticated so will fit on any size finger. The addition of the star charm makes it a little more unusual so it's sure to please any teen who wants to stand out from the crowd.

Marble Notebook, £8

Pink and blue marbled notebook

A contemporary, marble designed A5 notebook with a hardback fabric cover. Teens love doodling and writing things down and this notebook is solid enough to withstand being thrown into bags and carried around everywhere.

Leather Travel Wallet, £11.95

Navy leather travel wallet

All teenagers love to travel and to be independent and this handy real leather travel wallet helps to keep all of their travel and bank cards safely in one place. No more fumbling around searching for lost cards, this wallet can be put in a pocket of your coat, jeans or bag and accessed really easily. Other colours are available.

Gold Moon & Star Necklace, £15

Gold moon and star necklace

Surprise her with this stunning hand made moon and star charm necklace. The moon and star charms are small and delicate and hang beautifully on the silver chain. These necklaces are so pretty we've even bought one for ourselves!

2 comments

  • Hi Dorothy,
    We hear you on the lockdown front – it’s been a really tough time for many people. We suggest taking a look at our ‘Create Your Own Gift Box’ page where you can build your own custom gift and tailor it to your family’s likes. You could add a little something for everyone into the box. We also have 10% off if you sign up to our newsletter :)

    Leith & Gray
  • Hi,
    I’m from NZ and have my family in London in this awful lockdown. They are really feeling drained and stressed. Would love to send boxes to cheer them up.
    Daughter very talented with huge job.
    Partner not working, as crafts beers are not open.
    His son 15 years old, my grand daughter 5yrars old.
    Suggestions please then I will place a order
    Thank you Dorothy

    Dorothy

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