Gift Ideas for Teens and College Students
Shopping for teens and college students can be fun and challenging. It seems that the older kids get, the smaller and more expensive the presents are. I remember needing two rolls of wrapping paper to wrap a giant plastic car for my toddlers. Now I sometimes need barely a square of wrapping paper and the gift costs 5 times what the giant plastic car cost. But, if you know where to look, there are many gifts for this age group that do not need a charging cable. Read through this list of Gift Ideas for Teens and College Students for awesome present ideas that will not break the bank.
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Personalized Fleece Blanket
Teens and college students take throw blankets (especially the soft fleece ones) everywhere – the car, the couch, track meets, football games, baseball games. Zazzle has over 180,000 (yes, REALLY!) throw blanket styles that can be personalized and tons of other cool stuff from phone cases and pillows to pet supplies and spiral notebooks, clipboards, post-it notes and more. There is nothing they cannot personalize.
Guys and Gals will appreciate some house shoes to keep their feet warm (and off the dirty dorm floors if necessary).
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This book, “How Many People Does It Take to Make a Difference?” is full of inspirational messages that range from quotes, to poems, to statistics, to movie dialogue. There are pages with thinking exercises and blanks to fill in to start creating a vision for your life even as you read.
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