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5 Holiday gift ideas for teens

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Top gift ideas for your teen

Whether your teen loves movies, gadgets, video games or something else, we have some terrific holiday gift ideas. Check out these Christmas gift ideas for teens.

Top gift ideas for your teen

iPad 2

If your teen hasn't gotten an iPad yet, surprise him/her with the iPad 2 this Christmas. The iPad 2 features two cameras for FaceTime and HD video recording, a dual-core A5 chip, 10 hours battery life, over 200 new software features in iOS 5 and much more. Weighing as little as 1.33 pounds, the ultra thin, light iPad 2 is available at your local Apple store and online at, starting at $499.

Top gift ideas for your teen

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

DeFor the gamer on your Christmas list, you can't beat the latest installment in the Modern Warfare series -- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. This video game was released on November 8, 2011, for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, Nintendo DS and Microsoft Windows. Within 24 hours of going on sale, Modern Warfare 3 sold 6.5 million copies in the United States and the United Kingdom alone. You can get this amazing first-person shooter game now at, Walmart and your local gaming stores for $59.99.

Top gift ideas for your teen


Neocube is a 216-piece magnet puzzle recommended for teens (ages 14 and up) and adults too. It allows you to create a seemingly endless number of shapes and patterns. The Neocube fights boredom, provides stress relief and offers dual brain hemisphere stimulation. With literally billions of solutions, this puzzle of high-energy, rare-earth magnets will provide hours and hours of entertainment. Get it at Amazon for $29.95.

Top gift ideas for your teen

Twilight tickets

If your teen hasn't seen Twilight Breaking Dawn yet, add movie tickets to her Christmas stocking. Another great gift idea for Twi-hards is to throw a Twilight themed party, where you can serve Twilight food and drinks and watch DVDs of the previous films.

Top gift ideas for your teen

X Rocker Pro Series Wireless Video Rocker

Whether your teen likes to listen to music or play video games, this wireless video chair is a must-have. The chair is perfect for long gaming sessions and connects to an XBox, PlayStation, Gameboy or other video game devices, as well as to DVD players, MP3 players and home theater systems. The Rocker Pro Series Wireless Video Rocker includes speakers with subwoofers, a control panel, headphone jack and much more. Priced at $149 at Walmart, this video chair is easy to clean and folds for convenient storage.

Top gift ideas for your teen

Get more great gift ideas in The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide >>

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