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50 Awesome Gifts for 15 Year Olds

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We get it...Sometimes buying the perfect present for teenage boys and girls can be pretty tricky. Teens are notoriously picky, so it can take a long time to find the right gift.


Fear not; you've come to the right place! We've spent a great deal of time searching the internet to create the ultimate gift guide for 15-year-olds. Our list ranges from big gifts that are guaranteed to put a smile on the face of any young person to smaller more thoughtful gifts they will enjoy.


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The JBL portable speaker is the perfect gift for 15-year-old boys and girls. This speaker has 12 hours of life on one charge and comes in 9 different colors that teens will love. It's the perfect size to fit in a backpack or purse, take to the beach, or hang out with friends. The portable speaker has more than 12 hours of continuous music play. In addition, it's waterproof and very durable, which is perfect for teens on the go.


An excellent gift idea for teenage girls and boys is the Nintendo Switch. This gaming system is the first system that works hooked up to a television screen AND can be turned into a portable device that fits in backpacks and purses. In addition, the controllers on the switch can be operated as multi-player controls or as a paddle for one individual player. It's the best of both worlds and offers various games for all ages.


These aren't the Crayola markers you grew up with. This watercolor brush set is a great gift idea for the creative teenager who enjoys painting, drawing or any art. This set comes with 20 vibrant markers filled with watercolor ink perfect for blending and other watercolor techniques. They are perfect for beginner Artists who enjoy working with their hands and can be used in various ways.


The Rotibox Bluetooth Beanie Hat is the perfect two-in-one gift. This double-knitted beanie is made to keep your head warm but also allows the wearer to listen to music hands-free. The wireless Bluetooth headphones and speaker are built into the hat so you can easily listen to music, podcasts or answer phone calls. It's easy to pair with cell phones, tablets or other wireless devices.


An electric guitar is a great gift idea for the young music lover. Whether it's rock, jazz, blues or country, this electric guitar was made for all genres of sound! The premium 1950's silhouette gives this guitar a timeless look while delivering enhanced sound and bass-like vibrations. It's the perfect beginning electrical guitar! The guitar comes with 2 guitar picks and is a perfect gift for teen boys and girls who love music and want to start making their own.


15 year olds love to express themselves and this temporary tattoo marker set lets them do just that! These markers are safe for the skin and made with cosmetic quality ink. The package comes with 8 vibrant colors that can be used to create beautiful temporary art on the skin. This type of gift is perfect for creative teenagers as a birthday gift or as a Christmas gift.


This magnifying light mirror is a great gift for teen girls or boys that enjoy putting on and wearing makeup. The mirror comes in white, black or rose gold and has LED touchscreen dimming. The trifold mirror has 2X and 3X close up options as well as an adjustable stand that allows the user to find the perfect angle. It's small enough to fit on desk or vanity and will change the way teens do their makeup.


This portable poof charger is as adorable as it is useful. This faux fur poof holds one full charge on a phone and has a battery gauge letting you know when it's time to recharge. It can easily be clipped onto a backpack, purse or set of keys. The portable poof charger is the perfect gift for a 15-year-old girl to clip on her purse and go!


I remember the "Naked Palette" craze when the whole internet needed to get their hands on one of these eye shadow palettes. These neutral colors look beautiful on any skin tone and are a great fit for 15 year olds who are starting to wear neutral make up colors ! The high-quality brand "Urban Decay" will put a smile on the face of any teens who enjoy make up.


These hover balls have been all over social media recently and it's not hard to see why. Although the toy is marketed to kids and teens, it's great fun for everyone of any age. The ball hovers wireless in the air and can be directed touch free using motion commands. This flying orb ball is a cool gift that is fun and engaging for teens!


This sleek black and white electric toothbrush by Philips Sonicare removes up to 5x more plaque than a regular toothbrush. In addition, it's equipped with a pressure sensor and a 2-minute smart timer to ensure teenage boys and girls meet the dentist's recommended brushing time. This electric brush is a perfect gift for 15-year-olds that need a gentle reminder of how long to brush their teeth or a valuable gift they will use multiple times a day.


This Philips Norelco Shaver 3800 is a practical gift idea for teenage boys starting to grow facial hair. This cordless shaver is fully charged in one hour with enough power for 20 shaves. It works with wet or dry hair and is perfect for trimming moustaches and sideburns. Bonus- This kit also comes with a travel pouch, charging stand power cord and protective cap.


This collapsible easel is the perfect gift for teenagers who love to paint or are just getting into painting as a hobby. This easel is foldable for easy access, easy storage and transport and is adjustable to different size canvases. The easel is adjustable to fit different size canvasses.


The URBNFit Balance Board is a fun, multi-use gift that athletic and active teens will enjoy. This balance board is excellent training for balance while skateboarding, snowboarding, skiing, and response training for basketball, football, lacrosse, and hockey. It's a great workout that engages multiple body muscles while improving strength and balance.


Ear muffs are such a tremendously underrated gift! I received one in a subscription box last year, replacing my winter hat completely. These are made of a super soft and breathable fabric that mimics the effect of sheepskin wool but is much friendlier for the environment. So let your teens say goodbye to messy hat hair with this helpful gift idea for teens.


Teenagers these days are all about setting the vibe. This neon good vibes sign is a bright statement that helps set the vibe in any room. This neon sign is available in blue or pink and is really easy to install and move around. It has safety features that don't allow the neon tubes to heat up and are the perfect choice to change a childhood bedroom into a teenage bedroom.


This telescope is a fun and educational gift idea for the 15 year old boy or girl. It has excellent-quality optics that allow the user to see into outer space clearly. It has a finder scope that makes locating objects much easier and is easy to set up anywhere. It's the perfect gift for gazing at the stars from your bedroom window but portable enough to bring to a cottage or camping trip and marvel at the beauty of the universe.


We know you've seen this burrito blanket all over social media, and if for some reason you haven't, we're sure your 15 year old has. This blanket is a number one best seller on Amazon and it's not hard to see why. Let your teen have some fun by wrapping themselves up as a burrito that won't put their laundry away, a pizza that puts empty containers back into the fridge, a waffle who need to do their homework or a sweet chocolate chip cookie.


A cool gift idea for teenage girls and boys is the Nintendo Switch Lite. This portable game system offers unlimited hours of playtime and a wide selection of games for all ages. The Nintendo Switch Lite is the perfect present for teenagers who love video games. It can't be hooked up to a television like the full Nintendo Switch can but it can play all the same games and is half the cost.


These ying and yang friendship bracelets are a great gift idea for 15 year olds. This gift can be split into equal parts and gifted to their best friend or for you to keep one half. It's a thoughtful gift that teens will wear and love.


This pedestal gaming chair is one of the best gifts that your teenage gamer will receive. It has wireless speakers and a subwoofer built in to provide the gamer with the ultimate gaming sound experience. The Pedestal chair is made with faux leather that looks great in any teen's room and can be easily cleaned. It's comfortable and can be used for watching movies, listening to music and of course, playing video games.


Pokemon Legends Archerus is one of the newest Pokemon games available on the Nintendo Switch. This is an immersive new game that provides hours of gameplay and is the right gift for gamers, Pokemon enthusiasts and 15 year old that have a Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch Lite.


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This hardcover book is the number one dystopian graphic novel bestseller on Amazon. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle: The Last Ronin features 224 pages of intricate designs, art and a great storyline that teens will read over and over. It's a good idea to purchase as a holiday gift or birthday gift for teens who enjoy comics and graphic novels.


The GoPro Hero 11 has a higher price point than many gifts on our list but it one of the top gift ideas for 15 year olds who are active or enjoy taking videos. This GoPro takes some of the clearest video out there, recording in a stunning 8k. It's designed to be used and abused with fantastic stabilization for taking videos on dirt bikes, skateboard, snowboards and more.


These minimalist earrings are a perfect jewellery option for 15 year olds. They are available in gold, rose gold and sterling silver, all at a price point of less than $20. This is a great gift idea for the holiday season or as a birthday gift. These earrings are a timeless classic that also follows the latest style and fashion trends many 15 years old follow.


The Apple iPad Pro is the Cadillac of gifts on this list. It's one of our favorite picks on this list, and for a good reason... it does everything! The iPad can do homework, to-do lists download music, drawing programs, games, and books; you name it!


Apple Airtags is one of the best gift ideas for anyone who is constantly losing their items. The Apple Airtag allows you to track a tag's whereabouts using the same feature as "find my iPhone." The tags play a built-in sound when triggered by the app and can also be found via a GPS map.


Apple Airpod Pros are guaranteed to be one of any 15-year-olds new favourite things. The case is a rechargeable battery that provides up to 30 hours of listening to their favorite songs or talking on the phone. In addition, these Airpod Pros have optional noise cancelling technology that will block out outside noise so they can focus and have a great time listening to music.


Turtle Beach Headphones, available for both Xbox and Playstation, are hands down the best gaming headphones out there. These headphones maximize gameplay by providing premium sound quality while blocking out noise. The Stealth 700 Gen 2 Model has upgraded chat, audio, battery life and durability. In addition, they are built with gel-infused memory foam ear cushions for maximum comfort and allow you to take phone calls while gaming.


Why settle with boring old chapstick when these edgy black skull lip balms exist in the world? These Rebels Refinery skull lip balms make the perfect stocking stuffer for teens. This black skull lip balm is 100% cruelty free, 100% natural and 100% the coolest lip balm out there for teens.


Your teen years are some of the hardest hair days in your life. A great way to keep those wild teenage locks under control is with the best hair tools. This 5-in-1 ceramic hair curler is exactly what teens need for bouncy curly hair. The interchangeable rose gold barrels are easily switched over for tighter and looser-looking curls. The kit comes with a heat glove as a safety precaution and a couple of hair clips to assist when styling hair.


This 2 pack of EOS lip balms are made from 100% natural ad 95% organic materials to provide long-lasting moisture to dry lips. These lip balms make great Christmas Gifts during the winter months when lips are dry and in need of some serious moisture.


These stainless steel water bottles are perfect for high school. They are designed to keep beverages cool for 24 hours and hot for up to 8 hours. They come in various colors that teens will love.


Solve the 19 puzzles before you are turned into a werewolf by a mad scientist. This escape room game is the perfect gift idea for so many occasions. This game lets players connect to the Amazon Alexa for maximum immersion and gameplay. It has 19 different puzzles and 3 locks to figure out. These experience gifts are a fun way for families to spend time working together.


Boring old board games are a thing of the past! Exploding Kittens isn't just a hilarious card game. It's the perfect party game to play with friends and family. It takes only 2 minutes to learn and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. The fun game is so much fun and one of the cool gifts we recommend for teens.


You read that right, this mini fridge doubles as a speaker. This is the perfect present for teens to keep on their desks and have small snacks and drinks within reach. It comes in a few different colors and easily connects to devices via Bluetooth.


These retractable gel pens come in 15 different bright colors and are wait for it... erasable! These pens use high-quality ink so you don't have to worry about smudging. They also have comfortable grips so you can write longer and erase any mistakes. 


This Proactive face mask is a great gift for teens who have trouble with acne or are starting a skincare routine. We used Proactiv throughout our teenage years and this product is perfect for anyone struggling with acne. It's made with bentonite and kaolin clays and minerals that absorb excess oil and dirt. The mask is full of vitamins to moisturize the skin while shrinking the appearance of breakouts.


Give the gift of over 2 million books at your fingertips with this Kindle e-reader. It's one of those thoughtful gifts for teens who enjoy reading. It's perfectly portable so it's easy to slip into a backpack or purse and lets the reader access all the books they need in one device.


This leopard print carry-all makeup case is filled with fun makeup that any young girl will love. This kit is filled with lipsticks, blushes, lip gloss, eye shadows and more. The kit is great for teens starting to use makeup while they follow along with their favorite artists doing the latest beauty trends on YouTube.


Teens approaching the age of 16 are starting to think about driving. The Driving Book makes a great addition to their personal library! This book is filled with all the things they will need to know about driving but might be a little bit afraid to ask. Scenarios in this book range from changing a tire to driving in bad weather.


Fidget spinners are a thing of the past. This fidget pen is so much more than a regular old pen. It can be changed into a variety of shapes and items using magnets to help teens relieve stress and anxiety. This pen is available in a few different colors and will be one of any teen's favorite things to fiddle with while stuck in class.


JBL wireless earbuds are a cool gift idea that is super practical. These sleek black headphones are known for their excellent sound quality and comfort. Give the gift of perfect sound quality. They come with a stylish carrying case and are at a reasonable price point that won't break the bank!


This letter necklace is a great gift idea for teen girls! These monogrammed letter necklaces are available in a variety of different options including yellow gold, white gold and rose gold. These necklaces are gold plated so they are available at a lower price point, under $20. They are a fun and personalized jewellery idea that won't break the bank.


This Alesis Drums Turbo Mesh Kit is on our favorite items on this list. Drums are a hard instrument to play. They are normally super loud and the cause for neighbors' complaints. The best part about this drum kit is that it's totally silent. This seven-piece drum kit comes with an 8-inch mesh snare drum, 3 mesh toms, 3 cymbals, a hi hat pedal and a kick pedal. It's everything the young drummer will need to play along with their favourite songs and create their own. The kit comes with all the required racks, connection cables and drumsticks.


This 3D pen is a brilliant gift idea for 13-year-old boys and girls and up. The pen heats up thin tubs of plastic similar to a hot glue gun (although not as hot) so the young artist can create 3-dimensional images. The possibilities of what they can create with this little gadget are endless. The kit comes with a lightweight 3d pen, 3 different colors of ABS plastic and an adapter. This is a great gift idea for creative teens who enjoy, drawing, creating and engineering.


Leave the boring old gift cards at the door. This laser tag set is a great gift idea for interactive play with friends or with the whole family. The kit comes with 4 laser guns that can shoot in different modes as well as 4 chest pads that are easily strapped to the chest of each player. The set allows players to use free-for-all, or team game modes. Your teen will spend less time glued to their screens and instead will be spending time playing laser tag with friends.


The Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 camera is a wonderful throwback to polaroid cameras and is a great gift idea for teens. This portable camera comes in baby blue, blush pink, charcoal gray and ice white. The camera kit includes 6 packs of film with 10 shots each, enough for 60 photos! Bonus- the set of Amazon comes with a selfie lens perfect for taking polaroid selfies with friends, and a microfiber cleaning cloth.


This 7-layer Canadian maple wood deck comes with aluminum alloy trucks for a smooth ride and reliable support. It comes in a wide variety of different designs to suit different teens. A skateboard is a fun and useful gift that allows teens a fun mode of transportation as well as a hobby gift.


These letter earrings are another cute jewellery idea that is perfect for teen girls. These earrings are made with AAAAA+ quality cubic zirconia and 14k rose gold plated sterling silver. These hypoallergenic earrings are a simple fashion statement personalized to make any teenage girl or boy feel their best.

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