30+ Gift Ideas for High School Aged Girls

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30+ Gift Ideas for High School Aged Girls

There are so many occasions throughout the year when we need to buy gifts for high school girls. Birthdays, Christmas, graduation…the list goes on and on! If you’re looking for some ideas, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered a range of gift ideas for high school aged girls, regardless of their interests or personality. So take a look and find the perfect present for the special girl in your life!

Got a Teenage Girl and no idea what to buy her for special occasions?

We’ve been there! It can be hard to find exactly the right thing. Teenage girls are young women now, but they still have some childhood to enjoy, and special occasions that span the gap are what you need.

Teenage girls are definitely not into toys and are wary of any gift that is going to make them seem like little kids (God forbid). As teens they’re looking to be on-trend, gain experiences, and ultimately have things to share with their mates.

So, we asked the Stay At Home Mum experts, you guys! Here’s what you think are the best things for teenage girls this year.

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General Great Gift Ideas for High School Aged Girls:

A special occasion is coming? This means it’s time to start thinking about what presents to get for your friends and family! If you have a high school aged girl in your life, here are some great gift ideas that she will love. From clothes and accessories to makeup and beauty products, there is something for every girl on this list. So browse through these ideas, find the perfect present, and put a smile on your high schooler’s face this momentous day!

1. Magazine Subscription through iSubscribe.

We particularly like Girlfriend Magazine (an Aussie classic) as well as Seventeen and Teen Vogue, both US-based magazines aimed at teen girls. It’s a gift that will be appreciated all year (as they are available on subscription).

2. Modibodi Period Underwear for Teens

Modibodi makes incredible underwear for women that is both comfortable and practical. They have released their range of period underwear for teens – and a set or two would make for a wonderful Christmas Gift!

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3. Stand Up Paddle Boarding Lessons

Give your teenager an experience to remember! Stand Up Paddle Boarding can be done all around Australia, and it’s perfect for a Christmas Gift because the weather is nice and hot (and the water is oh so cool!).

Most Stand Up Paddle Board lessons start from $30.

Find one in your area at Adrenaline.

Learn to Stand Up Paddle Board - 90 Minutes

4. A Good Book:

Books make absolutely fantastic gifts, and there is an absolutely booming young adult fiction world out there are the moment with so many great picks for high school girls. Our picks include a mix of good series, as well as a few fantastic standalone novels.

Check out the range of top titles appropriate for Young Adults:

Grab copies at these stockists:

Red QueenThe Assassin's BladeGraevaleThese Broken Stars
The Book ThiefThe Fault in Our StarsInbetween DaysYou Know Me Well
YellowUnforgivenYou Must Be LaylaThe Next Together
Vampire Academy Box Set 1 - 6Empire of StormsBeautiful MessAn Abundance of Katherines

5. Book Your Teenage Girl a Horse Riding Adventure

If your teenager is into horses, why not book her an experience of a lifetime by buying her a horse riding adventure!

Available all over Australia! Book through Adrenaline.

Horse Ride St Andrew's Beach, 2 Hours - Mornington Peninsula

6. A Beauty Fridge

Beauty Fridges are so hot right now! They are mini-fridges that keep your makeup cool and fresh. Plus girls don’t have to just keep their makeup in the fridge – anything that needs to be refrigerated can be kept there!

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7. Wireless Phone Charger

Most girls already have a phone (or may get one for Christmas!) – and they are always losing their phone chargers. Having a wireless phone charger is a great gift for their desk at home so they can’t complain about a missing cord again!

Our Pick:

The Anker Wireless Charger PowerWave Pad

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8. Apple Watch Fitness Tracker

Apple Watches are the perfect gift for teenage girls. They mix style with functionality and practicality. Your daughter can take calls, answer emails and track her fitness all the same time.

We love the Apple Watch SE in Gold with the Starlight Sports Band (pictured)

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9. Apple AirPods

Every kid and their dog wants Apple AirPods for Christmas this year. And the best place to grab them is Amazon (well they are just about the only seller who has them in stock!)

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10. A Gaming Bean Bag

A comfy chair for gaming – and an adorable chair for her room. These Throne Boss Gaming chairs are the best of both worlds! Comes in four colours (black and red, black and blue, black and green and black and purple).

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11. Bluetooth Wireless Shower Speaker

  • Price: $9.99
  • Stockist:

If your high school-aged daughter loves music and enjoys the odd shower concert, a Bluetooth Wireless shower speaker will really encourage her to enjoy those tunes anyway. Plus with it costing under $10 – it’s a great stocking stuffer!

12. A Set of Makeup Brushes

High school girls are just getting into the makeup game, and you can ease the road by providing some great accessories to get them started. We recommend a really good kit of make-up brushes, so they’re building on a good foundation of high-quality brushwork!

Our Pick:  Nude by Nature Essential Collection Brush Set for $39.95

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Bedroom Decor:

With many Instagram Reels showing ‘Bedroom Tours’ now, designing and beautifying your teenager’s bedroom is very much in demand. So here are some Bedroom Decor ideas for Christmas!

13. A Squishmallow Plush

These are all the rage at the moment – especially for teenagers! Thank you to the few ladies who suggested them on the Facebook Page.

Squishmallows are soft and cuddly marshmallow-like plush toys that are comfy to lie on and cuddle. Also available are:

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14. Jellyfish Night Light

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We adore this and you can tell why – it’s so cute!

14. Magical Moon Trinket Plate

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Got a quirky teenager who loves her room? This is a nifty and unique gift – a tad on the morbid side.

15. A 8″ Tesla Plasma Ball

A beautiful and nerdy replacement for a bedside lamp. Responsive to audio and touch, this is a gift she will carry with her for years.

Tesla's Lamp Plasma Ball 8

16. A Dyson Airwrap

Okay so these ain’t cheap – but they are one of the most sought-after Christmas Gifts for girls this Christmas! Now available in ‘Prussian Copper’ – be the favourite on Christmas Morning!

The Dyson Airwrap has a highly advanced V9 motor that uses aerodynamic principles to create the ‘Coanda Effect’ which allows you to easy curl your hair without high levels of heat.

Dyson Airwrap styler Complete in Prussian/copper

17. A Magic 8 Ball

  • Price: $12.99
  • Stockist: Yellow Octopus

Behold! Find the answers to all questions with a Magic 8 ball! Ask it any question – it will use its inner wisdom to give you the answer – like what’s for dinner you know.

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18. Instax Instant Photo Kit

Get photo’s of family and friends instantly with the ‘Oh Sna[ Intax Instant Photo Kit’. Available in lilac, sky blue, ice white, blush pink and charcoal grey.

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19. GHD Platinum Hair Straightener in Rose Pink

The perfect hair straightener in a gorgeous rose pink. The GHD Rose Pink is a limited edition colour and comes with its own heat-resistant bag.

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20. The Mermaid Hair Pro Waver Mini 25mm

You can’t go wrong with hair appliances for teenage girls. And this one will give your little princess beautiful mermaid tresses! Plus it is loads more affordable than the Dyson Airwrap or the GHD Straightener!

Mermade Hair PRO Waver Mini 25mm Pink

21. Life is Strange True Colors Game

Available for Playstation or the Xbox, Life is Strange True Colors is the latest version of the ‘Life is Strange’ game. It is an adventure game focusing on a girl called Alex who is trying to manage her empathic powers whilst solving a mystery in a small Colorado town.

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22. Skincare Gift Set

If your teenage girl is made on skincare and makeup – what about a skincare gift set box filled with the latest and greatest goodies on the market?


23. Philips Moisture Protect Hair Dryer

Every girl needs a good hair dryer – and this Philips Moisture Protect Hair Dryer looks great and will also look after her hair. It adapts the drying temperature to preserve the hair’s natural hydration. Has two speeds and three heat settings for full control and precise drying and styling and comes with a two-year guarantee.

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24. Kitsch 100% Satin Pillowcase in Sunset Tie Dye

100% mulberry silk pillowcases are beautiful but they are an absolute fortune (for the real ones!). But a good substitute and just as soft is Satin. And tie dye is all the rage now – with over 3900 positive reviews, this is a firm favourite this Christmas.

Also comes in blush, ivory, leopard, silver and marble.

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25. Designer Sneakers from DKNY

  • Price: $220
  • Stockist: The Iconic

You can’t go wrong with shoes – no matter how old she is. And we ADORE these Abbi Slip On

Runners from DKNY. Available in four different colours, they are trendy and functional!

DKNY - Abbi Slip On Runners

26. Projector Lights

Teenage girls love decorating their rooms. And with these Projector Lights, you can turn her room into a galaxy without having to open a can of paint!

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27. A New Pair of Swimmers

We are coming into Summer, and a girl has to have a brand new pair of bathers! We love this gorgeous Mini Gia Set from Infamous Swim. It comes in four colours – but the Safari Leopard is just darling!

Infamous Swim - Mini Gia Set

28. A Pair of Coco Flatforms

Ugly sandals are so hot right now! But ahhh – the young people and their fashion. At least they are practical too!

SPURR - Coco Flatforms

29. Jade Gu Sha

A Gu Sha is designed to gently contour and sculpt the face. It helps the face absorb skincare products and they have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine.

Salt by Hendrix - Gua Sha - Jade

30. Giant Pepperoni Pizza Beach Towel

Practical and hilarious – grab this huge pepperoni pizza-inspired beach towel. It is a giant 152cm wide and is perfect for the pool or the beach.

Gigantic Pepperoni Pizza Beach Blanket Towel 152cm - - Big Mouth Inc - Yellow Octopus

31. Hoop Huggies

  • Price $55 pair
  • Stockist: Arms of Eve

Dainty and gorgeous, these are the perfect gift for your teen as it can be worn everyday and can be worn with any outfit.

Link-Up Gold Hoop Huggies - Small

It can be tough to shop for high school-aged girls, especially if you’re not sure what their interests are. However, there are some great gift ideas that will appeal to any teenage girl. For the fashion-conscious girl, consider a gift card to her favourite clothing store.

Or, if she’s into beauty, a makeup set or skincare products would make a great present. If she’s more of a tomboy, consider a new sports bag or a gift certificate to her favourite athletic store. For the bookworm, a Kindle or a gift card to Amazon would be much appreciated.

And finally, for the girl who could use some pampering, a day at a spa would be the perfect present. No matter what her interests are, you’re sure to find a gift that she’ll love.

What are some good gift ideas for high school-aged girls? What are some of the most popular gifts for high school girls?

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