16th Birthday Gift Ideas

…for a Special Sweet Sixteen!

You'll want awesome 16th birthday gift ideas to celebrate this special milestone birthday that signifies a leap into independence for the young person turning the sweet sixteen!

Here are some great gift ideas for both teen boys and girls, followed by gender specific suggestions! (You may also find some great inspiration by browsing the birthday gift ideas for men and birthday gift ideas for women sections also!

16th Birthday Gift Ideas:

* Cell Phone
Get the special teen the new phone they have been dreaming about. Or if they already have it, get them some cool new accessories!

* Concert Tickets
Concert tickets to the teen's favorite concert are a great gift that also creates memories they will remember forever.

* Gas Card
Your teen is ready for adventure on the road… a gas card is a terrific gift!

* Gift Card
Teens can be so fickle and picky. A gift card to their favorite clothing or electronics store is a gift you can't go wrong with!

A cool journal is the perfect gift for the creative or artistic teen.

* Key Ring
A new driver will need their very own cool key ring!

* Magazine Subscription
Choose a magazine your teen loves to read and get them a free year subscription!

* New Camera
Teens love to socialize and take pictures of all their fun! A new camera to capture all those special memories is the perfect gift!

* New Car
If it's in your budget, the ultimate and most obvious of all 16th birthday gift ideas is a new car!

* New Computer
A computer is an essential item for the teenager. Get them a new one… or if they already have one, get them a cool accessory for the computer they already have, like a hip computer bag!

* Personalized
A personalized gift is a thoughtful and meaningful choice .

* Wallet
A new wallet stuffed with some cash is a unique gift any teen would love!

Teen Girl:

* Apparel
Teen girls love fashion. Just be sure you know her tastes if you are going to surprise her. If you're not sure, take her on a shopping day or get her a gift card to a store she loves.

* Birthstone Jewelry
Jewelry dripping with her special birthstone is a beautiful gift for a teen girl. You can choose from rings, earrings, necklaces, & bracelets, etc.

* Cosmetics
This is a great age to get a girl her very own makeup set complete with everything she will need.

* Fashion Accessories
Any kind of handbags, purses, jewelry, and so on are great gifts.

* First Diamonds
She will never forget getting her first diamonds. This is a precious gift that will make her feel like a princess.

* Jewelry Box
A cool jewelry box is a unique gift. Put a piece of jewelry inside as a nice surprise!

* Perfume
Help her learn about choosing a scent and help her pick a fragrance she loves.

* Spa Set
Every girl, no matter what age, loves to be pampered. Get your teen girl a day at the spa, a spa gift basket, or a spa set that will make her feel like a princess!

Teen Guy:

* Apparel
Young guys usually start getting into their appearance a little more at this age and take more of an interest in their clothing choices. Again, just be sure you know his tastes if you are going to surprise him. If you're not sure, take him on a shopping day or get him a gift card to a store he likes.

* Birthstone Money Clip
A money clip with his birthstone is a practical gift with extra significance!

* Shaving Kit
A shaving kit is a great gift for the teen boy growing into the young man!

* Sports Gear or Apparel
If he plays sports or has a favorite team, sports gear or apparel is a gift he will love!

* Video Games
A video game is usually a safe bet for most teen guys.

If your teen is having a birthday celebration and needs birthday party supplies, look into personalized party supplies. They will make your teen feel extra special and make the sweet sixteen extra sweet!

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