Every year your kids get older and older, and every year it gets harder and harder to know what the best gift is for them. We all know that tweens want the latest and greatest gadgets and toys, but sometimes we just can’t afford the cost of such gifts.
The holiday season is right around the corner, and with all your immediate family and extended family, your final cost of Christmas can lead you into the poor house. If you don’t shop smart, then you can definitely expect a higher price for your gifts. One way to shop smart is to look for the best price. Most people don’t realize that the best price in the store is not always the best price for that item. With so many online marketplaces, it doesn’t hurt to research every online outlet. You never know, you may just find a huge discount on that must have item.
Here is a list of must have tween toys and gadgets that would make any tween jump for joy on Christmas morning.
If your tween is a boy, then maybe you can consider some of these new toys and gadgets geared towards boys and their everlasting need to fix things, kill things, collect things, and most importantly stay connected to their friends.
- Does your tween like music? Well, this year the Beats by Dre Solo HD Drenched in Black or Red headphones are making a splash with tweens of all ages. They are a great stocking stuffer or main gift for a small Christmas budget.
- Is your tween a sports star? The Deluxe Hockey Goal set is on many sports stars list of perfect gifts for this holiday season. This especially makes for a great gift for street hockey players or ice hockey lovers.
- Gamers are all raving about the new Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. This is on the top of many gamers must have lists. If your tween is a gamer, then you can’t go wrong with this or really any other must have game of the season.
- With the college years coming up, maybe your tween has decided they want to be a photographer. If so, then a Digital Camera would be an ideal gift to start off with. The Cannon Power Shot ELPH135 16 MP with 8x optical zoom is a great starter camera and very affordable.
- If you do decide to get those awesome Beats by Dre headphones, maybe add an Apple iPod Touch 16GB MP3 player (5th Generation). This will give them a great gift for the holiday season and definitely make you the best parent in town, at least till you tell them no.
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With all these options and the affordability of most of these gifts you will be the best parent on the block. Kids don’t always show how grateful they are for all that we do for them, so why not get a whole year worth of joy all in one day by making their Christmas spectacular. With one of these gifts or a combination of any of these gifts, they will definitely make your year when you see the joy and look on their faces when they open their presents on Christmas morning.
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