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    21 Gifts Teens Actually Want To Receive For The Holidays

    We asked and they answered!

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    We asked teens of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what they really want for the holidays this year — yeah, you're welcome, we did the hard work for you. Check out some of the things they're wishing for!

    1. A portable printer so they can print pictures they take on their phones out from wherever they bring this gadget.

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    "A portable wireless printer that connects to my phone. That would be so cool!"–hllnz

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $99.99. Available in four colours.

    2. Leggings with pockets for a super comfy pair of pants they'll practically want to live in! Plus, they can use the pockets to store snacks... and that's super important.

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    Check out our full review of these leggings: "Stop Buying High-End Yoga Pants, Because Thousands Of People Swear By This Inexpensive Pair"

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $23.98+. Available in various styles and sizes XS—XL.

    3. A Disney+ subscription so they can enjoy all of their favorite Disney classics, as well as some fun, new originals.

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    Plus, they can add up to three other people to their account, so other friends or family members can join in on the fun, too!

    Subscribe to Disney+ for $6.99/month, or $69.99/year.

    4. A reusable water bottle that can keep drinks at their desired temperatures for a long time. Meanwhile, you'll be helping them do their part to make the Earth greener, and that's a beautiful thing.

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    This bottle comes with a cleaning brush and a reusable straw attachment.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99. Available in six colours.

    5. A giant package of stickers for decorating their laptops, water bottles, notebooks, phones, and whatever other items they want to personalize!

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    Get a pack of 100 stickers on Amazon Canada for $10.99. Available in several different sets.

    6. A laptop of their own, like the Google Pixelbook Go, so they can finally stop hogging up the family computer to do homework, fill out university applications, and watch YouTube videos.

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    "I want a light and portable laptop for school." – madihawes

    The Google Pixelbook Go has 12 hours of battery life, touchscreen capability, and super lightweight.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $879.99.

    7. A ticket to see their favourite artist in concert, or even a play or sporting event, because tangible gifts are cool, but the memories from going to a special event are unmatched.

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    "I would definitely want some concert tickets to my favourite artists. My parents are pretty great and they got us tickets to Harry Styles and Billie Eilish once."—malec7

    Be sure to check out Ticketmaster and Live Nation for all of your ticket needs, or StubHub for re-sale tickets!

    8. A portable speaker that'll allow them to play their favourite songs anywhere! Plus, it's waterproof, so it'll make for the perfect addition to trips to the pool or beach with their friends!

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    "A nice portable speaker! There are so many times I’m with my friends and it would really come in handy."—campbells4dbe23c87

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $99.99. Available in five colours.

    9. A copy of The Sims 4 so they can immerse themselves in what's still probably the most fun game to ever exist. If they already own the base game, an expansion pack like University or Island Living are also great options!

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    Get the Sims 4 base game from Amazon Canada for $38.88. Available in various formats).

    10. A mini projector they can connect to their phone so they can watch their favourite videos, shows, and movies right up on the wall — no television needed.

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    "I really want a mini projector that can connects to my phone." —hllnz

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $169.99.

    11. A set of high-quality water colour brushes to get the creative teen in your life who can spend hours crafting, whether they're into it professionally, or just for fun!

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    Get a pack of 48 pens on Amazon Canada for $49.17.

    12. Apple AirPods or other wireless earbuds so they can listen to music on their phone WHILE being able to charge it at the same time. The struggle of the new iPhone headphone jack is still just as annoying years later, and I'm sure the teens can agree with me.

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    "AirPods. I can’t bear to hear my little sister anymore"—hollys4af76bd26

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $269.99. If you're looking for a more affordable option, these wireless earbuds have over 3,000 positive reviews!

    13. A fun game like What Do You Meme? that'll provide entertainment and laughs for them and all of their friends. You may even find yourself borrowing their games to use with your friends, too. Why not?!

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    "I'd really love some card games to play with new friends."– momentumjump

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $34.90.

    14. A Nintendo Switch Lite that's designed for handheld play. You might complete the package by adding a couple games, like The Legend Of Zelda: Breath of the Wild or Pokémon Sword.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $259. Also available in yellow and grey.

    15. A pair of classic Adidas sneakers for a functional, but trendy pair of shoes they're bound to get PLENTY of good use out of.

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    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $54+. Available in several colours and sizes.

    16. A bestselling weighted blanket, that will stimulated the feeling of being held and encourages a deeper, more restful sleep.

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    There are plenty to choose from, but you'll want to pick one that's around 7%-13% of their body weight for optimal benefits.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $106. Also available in other colours and weights.

    17. A set of bestselling cozy socks to get for the smart teen in your life who knows socks really do make a wonderful gift, especially as the weather outside gets colder.

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    Get a pack of five from Amazon Canada for $8.52. Available in six different colour sets.

    18. A sewing machine for those who have an interest in either making clothes or fixing them up. This is something the whole family can enjoy, because it'll be a lot easier to repair your beloved ripped shirt yourself than bring it somewhere to get done.

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    This model is designed for beginners and has a easy to use threading system.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $132.09.

    19. A set of LED light strips that will give their bedroom a relaxing glow. They're super easy to install, don't heat up, and they can customize their entire room with over 15 different colours and effects.

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    "I think the hefty majority of us are obsessed with TikTok and a lot of us (AKA me) would LOVE those LED like that you wire around your room." – lcannoneckerle

    The set comes with a controller, plug, and more than 16 feet of LED lights.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    20. A camera, like this Fujifilm Instax Mini or a Canon Rebel, that will allow them to take beautiful photos, whenever they go.

    "I would love to receive a new camera so I can photograph nature and the world around me." – semi-thoughtful

    Get the Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 on Amazon Canada for $69.99. Available in several other colours. Don't forget to get them some film, too!

    And if you think they would prefer a more robust camera, get the Canon EOS Rebel on Amazon Canada for $569. It has built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and comes with a 18-55mm lens.

    21. And of course, when all else fails, money or a gift card to a store like Amazon, so they can pick out their own gifts. After all, they are teenagers, and no offense to them, but they can be a tad difficult to shop for!

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    Get the Amazon gift card, from, well, Amazon Canada for $50+. Get the cash, well, from your wallet.

    The teens have spoken!

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