Dealing with teenagers is hard, as complicated as that developmental stage is but as hard and complicated as this stage is, nothing is harder than buying gift to these teenagers. Thinking and planning about which ones to buy is very difficult as they often are very vocal if the like a gift or not. So, in order to save ourselves the money and the skulking and disappointments from these teens, here are some general ideas on which gifts to buy for them.
They love gadget almost all of them love it but buying gadget for them is not that simple, because you have to make them understand the responsibility that goes along with it. A gadget is not just a tool or it is not even a toy, it is something that could be very useful for them and that they have to take care of the device that was given to them.
There must be acknowledgment from them to responsible with the use of the device. You could buy them a phone, a tablet, or a smart watch, like those Apple devices with watch straps sold separately, teenagers love these sorts of things where they can validate their own experience through these things.
Well, this one is actually quite interesting because it has only been available for about five years, but you can actually give a streaming subscription as a gift. Yes, teenagers would love this especially with their culture who binges watch entire movies.
But this gift actually goes with a precaution, you have to understand what streaming subscription you are giving them and what movies could they watch with those subscriptions. And yes, there is an expiry in it but then again with it they can binge watch almost anything s they are not guided properly. So, one way around it is to choose which streaming subscription and review the movies that they can watch through it.
This one is actually quite a bit tricky to start with. We all know that teenagers, especially girls, love fashionable clothes to wear and it only follows that we can give them gifts such as that, but one has to be reminded that the fad and trend is quite different so if there is a huge age gap between the teenager and the one buying the gift, you might want to consider clearly what fashionable meant to you.
To make up for it, one can actually bring along the youngster you want to buy a gift for and let them choose for themselves, so it is like bringing them for a shopping spree, kind of. Maybe when buy gifts for our youngsters we have to look beyond what we see and actually look in the culture they are living, and maybe prod to ask them a little bit more about what they really wanted, and if they cannot answer, we might as well spend more time with them and get to know them as what and who they are and maybe we’ll find a clue.