Top 10 Sweet 16 Birthday Gifts
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By her mid-teens, your child is probably ready to upgrade her teeny-bopper wall posters and bedroom decor with a more mature, neutral look. These 8-inch tall marquee letters with bright LED lights can be left plain white or customized with craft paper, glitter, or designer tape. Get all the letters your teen will need to spell out her name, initials, "LOVE," or other favorite phrases.
"You Got Your Driver's License" Kit
Getting her driver's license will probably be the sweetest gift of all for your teen. Celebrate this milestone by giving this care package of sorts for new drivers, which includes practical items — like a tire gage, an emergency flashlight, and a cell phone pouch to help prevent texting while driving — plus a cute fuzzy-dice keychain.
Grumpy Cat Slippers
Give a humorous nod to your teen's occasional moodiness with the gift of ... Grumpy Cat slippers. The warm and fuzzy footwear features social media sensation Grumpy Cat (a real-life feline with 7 million Facebook fans and counting!) with a swiveling head and his signature scowl.
SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker
This gift is sure to be a hit! At just over 1 pound, and 5 inches tall, this compact portable speaker plays clear, high-quality sound. It connects wirelessly to your teen's smart phone, tablet, or other Bluetooth-enabled device and plays 8 hours of music using the rechargeable battery. It comes in black, white, and three other colors.
Hanging Hammock Chair
Every teen loves just hanging out. This bohemian chic hammock chair can be used indoors or outside and will give your 16-year-old a cool place to read, relax, and text with her friends. Choose from five colors to suit your teen's taste.
Little Black Dress Jewelry Organizer
Give your teen a neat place to store her growing jewelry collection. This hanging jewelry organizer fits in any closet and features 39 clear pockets on one side, and 24 hook-and-loop tabs on the other. Tuck a special new piece of jewelry into one of the pockets and see if your teen spots it!
Cornhole Bean Bag Toss Set
Appeal to your teen's sporty side with this fun outdoor game set, complete with two aluminum boards, eight bean bags, and a carrying case. Cornhole is just one of several outdoor party games that have become popular for all ages — check out these other games your teen might love.
Whole Fruit Juicer
"Juicing" is a growing food trend among teens and women of all ages. Help your teen take an interest in preparing her own food and boost her fruit and veggie intake with this 700-watt power juicer that can process whole produce without the need to pre-cut or slice. Round out this gift with a juice cookbook and pretty beverage tumblers.