Perfect Gift Ideas for Your Teenage Daughter

As your daughter grows up, it’s probably getting harder to buy gifts for her. Teenage girls can be tricky at times and it seems like there’s no pleasing them. So, when it comes to their birthdays, how could you possibly know what to surprise them with? Unless they give you a specific gift that they want, it can feel like you’re walking blind. Fortunately, there are lots of perfect ideas for teenage girl’s gifts. Here are some.
Green dress
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Fashion Photo Shoot
This isn’t just fun, it’s ‘essential’ for all teenage girls. Your daughter probably has a few social media accounts and on those accounts are her best pictures of herself. She’ll jump at the chance to have professional pictures taken in her best outfits. You could even get her friends involved and the photographer can take pictures of them together. That way it’s ideal for capturing memories too.
Spa Day
Let’s be honest, life as a teenage girl can be rough. Exams, acne, boys…the list goes on. It’s time for figuring out who they are and that can be hard work. A day away from all the confusion can do wonders, and you can even attempt to make it a day where you bond with her by tagging along. You’ll be surprised by how she may let her guard down when she’s relaxed.
Shopping Bags
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Shopping Spree
What teenage girl doesn’t need a new top to impress the guy she likes? No girl can refuse shopping for new outfits and there’s almost always a social event to shop for. Treat her to a new outfit, some jewelry and shoes, and you may get back in her good books for a while. It isn’t likely to last long, but take what you can get.

Pets as Presents
Having a pet can be fun, so surprising your teen with a pet can be one of their special moments. Especially if they were eyeing a cute poodle or kitty of their choice. Great way of becoming a pet parent.
A Culture Day
If your daughter is more into books than boys, plan a day that you know she’ll love. Perhaps you could visit a museum or attend a book signing with one of her favourite authors. She may even be into science fiction conventions, like Comic Con. Events like these only happen once a year most of the time but you could get your hands on the tickets ready for her birthday as a surprise.
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Perhaps your daughter is more into her music. Whether she has a favourite band/singer or she’s more into quiet acoustic sets, there’s sure to be something going on that you can take her to. Look at local events happening around the time of her birthday and get something organized. The whole family could go for a meal afterwards to celebrate.

Outdoor Pursuits
If you have a teenage daughter that’s a bit of an adrenaline junkie, you could consider organizing some outdoor pursuits. It’s easy to find activities like go-karting, quad biking and assault courses these days because they’re so popular. Get her friends together and plan a day out. They can compete against each other, with the winner getting a special prize.

It’s difficult to find the perfect gift for any teenager, but once you do, the smiles are worth it!

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  1. These are great ideas and I'm not too far off from a teenager so I know I would have loved these a few years ago. The photo shoot would have been so fun.

  2. These are some great ideas!! I like the fashion photoshoot one especially! It's true, with all the Insta-famous people now, teens get caught up in presenting the best side of themselves on their social media 🙂

  3. YES as they get older all gifts get harder. I was really struggling with my pre-teens Easter basket last month. Thanks for sharing these ideas. I have one turning 12 in July so I will def keep these in mind!

  4. These are great ideas here. I know that I have my daughter having a birthday party coming up and I know that I don't want to get things for her that I think she needs but that she would appreciate and help her out.

  5. COMIC CON! I do not have daughter but my niece would love this. She is starting to get into superwomen and wonderwomen and she would love this. This would make an awesome birthday present!

  6. Good points on different activities here..My daughter is 4 year old and already loves music and dance. She has a list of selected songs she listens to regularly :)..

  7. It would be nice to give the the gift of experience, like travel. But I'm sure they're going to enjoy shopping so much more. Lol. These are all lovely ideas!

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