Here are trendy gift ideas that will thrill your teens, college kids and young adults this holiday season.
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Trendy Gift Ideas for the Holidays, 2017
This alarm clock by Phillips will gradually increase the light in your kid’s room to simulate the sunrise during the thirty minutes before they need to get out of bed. It’s also a bedside light – genius!
Your college student can watch live TV and hundreds of thousands of movies and TV episodes from Netflix, Hulu, HBO and more (subscriptions fees may apply) with the Fire TV. New – voice activated remote control.
For your budding digital artist, this screen with stylus is a designer’s dream tablet.
For your selfie-loving teen, put this case on your list of holiday gifts.
Bluetooth headphones have revolutionized how we listen to music while exercising.
We have fallen in love with Margaux Shoes and have bought both the heels and ballerina flats for ourselves and for my soon-to-graduate college daughter. Next up, buying a pair of Margauxs for every woman on my holiday list who loves a classic shoe design in gorgeous colors that comes in narrow, medium and wide sizes. Nothing is a better gift to our feet than a shoe that fits like a glove.
A projector is one of our kids’ very favorite dorm items, allowing him to gather a group to watch football games on Sunday, and much more.
My daughter wears hers all the time and loves the fitness tracker functionality. With its incredible features, it is way more than a watch.
Remember snapping pics with a Polaroid camera? Introduce your kids to this modern version of the fun camera.
Amazon’s newest line of Echo products, the Spot is perfect for your college kid and they will soon wonder how they did without. Want to make sure to see them far from home? Get two and make video calls.
We hear that these two systems are the most popular ones.
Having a digital assistant to play music, provide a weather report and act as an alarm clock does not even begin to describe all that the Google Home Mini can do for your college kid or young adult.
This wireless speaker comes in loads of different colors and gets great reviews. This is a great one to put on your list of trendy gift ideas.
Every student needs a water bottle and this one will keep cold things cold, or hot things hot, all day long.
Some pictures are so good they need to be made into copies and this compact printer is just perfect.
The best features of a home system are now also portable, with this use-at-home or go-anywhere device.
Nintendo Switch Super Mario Odyssey Edition has even more of what your kid will love.
Wireless speakers are super-popular with college kids and teens. They can create a party with the powerful sound.
This well-priced kit allows your ingenious kid to make their own VR goggles.
Curious about a 3D printer? Here’s one to try.
Is your kid making videos or podcasts? This clip-on lapel microphone will improve the sound quality of the finished product.
An extra-long cord is a huge benefit to college kids living in dorms with outlets in inconvenient places. Who doesn’t need an extra cord?
Our kids love working out in these – no more dangling and tangled cords to deal with.
Now you can take pictures and video from a bird’s eye view with your very own drone.
Digital Video Game Downloads
We consulted with our game-obsessed sons to discover the most popular games to download. Here are their top 9:
Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo Switch only)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo Switch only)
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