Tween Wish List: 10 Cool Gifts They’ll Actually Like
Aside from managing our hectic schedules, one of the most stressful things about the holiday season is figuring out what gifts to buy. That challenge becomes much more difficult when picking gifts for young teens, whose tastes change daily.
So what do you get these "tweens" for Christmas, birthdays or other holidays? Here are some sure-fire winners.
The Coolest Gifts for Tweens 2015/2016
1. Star Wars R2-D2 Interactive Astromech Droid (Robot!)
Where to get It: Buy this awesome R2-D2 Robot on Amazon.com
With the new movie right around the corner, and with a fan base of kids ages 5 to 95, Star Wars toys are going to be a hot item this holiday season. What better way to celebrate than with your own R2-D2 droid?
Remote-controlled and voice activated, this is the closest you'll get to Tattooine this side of the silver screen.
2. Guitar Hero Live for Xbox One or PlayStation
Where to Get It: Buy Guitar Hero Live for PlayStation or Xbox One on Amazon.com
The latest edition to the Guitar Hero line of games comes with the experience of a first-person, on-stage experience. This is a perfect gift that spans nearly every age and can be enjoyed on your own or with friends.
3. Monster High: The Ghouls Rule Box Set of Books
Where to Get it: Buy the Complete Box Set on Amazon
It's High School Musical but with monsters, and without the singing! (You're welcome, parents) This book features riffs on classic monsters, such as Frankenstein's granddaughter, trying to make it through something truly terrifying--high school.
4. Oculus Rift: Next-Generation Virtual Reality Gaming
Where to Get It: Shop Oculus.com
Though definitely on the higher end of the price spectrum, the Oculus Rift is one of the most coveted gaming consoles of the decade. This virtual reality console is a huge step forward in technology and an absolute blast to play! Kids will be blown away by this gift and you'll be the popular house on the block for years to come.
5. SKLZ Pro Mini Hoop
Where to Get It: Get SKLZ Hoops on Sale at Amazon
This shatterproof backboard with spring-loaded rim means the game can be played anywhere. Kids will love the ability to ball, even in bad weather. Parents will love the foam-padding that won't destroy the house.
6. Katniss, The Girl on Fire POP Doll
Where to Get It: Buy it on Amazon (often with free shipping to your MyUS suite)
Like the Star Wars toys, this gift is a combination of two popular interests: POP dolls and the new Hunger Games movie. Other movie characters are also available, as are characters from popular movies such as Batman, Ant-Man or even a Holiday Dancing Groot.
7. First Act Instruments (Guitars, Drums, Keyboards & More)
Instruments are the gift that keeps giving, and something that could spark a lifetime of interest. First Act makes a great line of entry level instruments to bring out your kiddo's inner rocker. You can go with the classic dreadnaught style or get wild with the Blue Butterfly or Pink Winged Heart styles.
8. Crayola 200-piece Masterworks Art Case
Where to Get It: Find the Art Case on Sale at Amazon
Like music, art is another gift that keeps giving and one that has no gender. This deluxe set includes a boatload of crayons, markers, colored pencils and paints to keep your young artist busy at the easel.
9. Monopoly Star Wars Saga Edition
Where to Get It: Amazon has it, of course!
Keeping with the hype of the new movie comes a new take on a classic game. Instead of properties on the eastern seaboard, you're playing for planets and universal domination.
10. Sky Viper Streaming Copter with Streaming Video
Where to Get It: Buy it on Amazon (and get It shipped to your MyUS address for free)
Of course, no gift list would be complete without one of the world's hottest gifts: the drone. This quadcopter design has four 12.75-inch blades and records 720p high-definition video and pictures.
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Still have more gifting to take care of? Checkout these other great lists:
- Coolest Gifts on Amazon - 10 Gifts They Won't Stop Talking About!
- The Most Wanted Gifts from the USA - 2015 Edition
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