You don’t have to be on TikTok and Instagram to figure out what trends are in with teens and tweens this year. Our holiday shopping guide includes what they’re looking for, from DIY tie-dye kits to those fuzzy sherpa slippers.
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It doesn’t get more 2020 than this cozy, tie-dye, Long Island-branded sweatshirt; $58 at Ooh la la Boutiques in Babylon.
Tie dye is still all the rage, and this DIY kit offers three vivid hues for turning the basics into of the moment fashion; $12 at Urban Outfitters in the Walt Whitman and Roosevelt Field malls and Americana Manhasset.
Sesh Evo True Wireless Earbuds
These stylish earbuds are sweat, water and dust resistant and ideal for commuting, exercising or just hanging around the house. With built-in Tile technology, you’ll never misplace them; $59.99 at skullcandy.com.
JBL Clip 3
Hook onto your backpack, bicycle and more and enjoy music on the go. Holds up to 10 hours of play and is waterproof; available in a varitey of colors and patterns or design your own; $39.95 at jbl.com.
Kånken Art Mini Backpack
This mini backpack is the perfect travel bag to hold your everyday essentials; available in a variety of colors and designs; $85 at fjallraven.com.
Band tees (especially those back-in-the-day rock ‘n’ rollers) are all the rage this season. This super soft one reps Pink Floyd; $78 by Daydreamer x Free People at Free People in Roosevelt Field and Walt Whitman malls.
Superstar Essential Vlogging Kit
Whether you want to be a TikTok star or you vlog for fun, this set allows you to produce your very own content. The kit includes a 50 LED compact video light, multipurpose tripod, microphone, mounting bracket and a smart phone/camera holder; $59.99 at digipower.com.
Lexie Open-Toe Slippers
Hang around the house in these cozy, faux-fur slip-ons; $38 at Anthropologie in Manhasset.
LeBron James Jersey
For your great guy, an homage to one of the greatest, this LeBron James jersey; $110 by Nike at Macy’s.
Psychedelic Hoops Not A Chuck
You’ll be sure to standout when rocking these colorful high-top converse; $75 at converse.com.
Nike Sportswear Bucket Hat
For the trendsetter who likes to turn heads, rock this reversible Nike bucket hat; $30 at urbanoutfitters.com.
Mega Jumbling Tower
Enjoy this classic game with a bit of a twist. With colorful, jumbo pieces, you’ll have hours of fun with friends and family; $110 at sunnylife.com.
Players must bounce or throw pong balls into their teams cups on Bucky the Stag. The team with the most balls at the end wins. Game includes deer head, backboard, stand, four antler pieces, six cups, six balls, and game rules. For ages eight and up; $19.99 at hasbro.com.
App-Controlled Top Gear Rally Car
If building and creating is your passion, this app-controlled rally toy car should be your next project. Once your masterpiece is completed, download the LEGO Technic app and control your model in real time. For ages 9 and up; $129.99 at lego.com.
Game of Phones
If you’re looking for a bit of adventure, Game of Phones offers players a digital scavenger hunt experience and all you need is your smartphone to play. For three or more players; ages 13-plus; $20 at gameofphones.com.
Keep all your belongings close while on your daily commute or just out and about with this fanny pack; $35 at thenorthface.com.
Sukeno Little Food Socks
Dress up your feet with a pair of funky doughnut socks; set of three; $39 at food52.com.
Keep your face feeling fresh and hydrated with this sheet mask set featuring 20 bestselling skin care products; $48 at Sephora in Garden City, Huntington Station, Manhasset, New Hyde Park, Oceanside and Bay Shore.
Show off your school pride with a customized college pouch to hold your cellphone, wallet and more; $32 at uncommongoods.com.
Native Union Key Cable
Never leave home without your phone charger again thanks to this handy charging key chain; available in a variety of colors; $30 at topdrawershop.com.
Marvel Avengers Game for PS4
Develop your dream team online and create a roster of iconic superheroes to help defend planet Earth with the Marvel Avengers video game; $59.99 at playstation.com.
E.L.F.TASTIC Advent Calendar
Twelve days of bestselling products from e.l.f. cosmetics includes primer, lip balm, liquid glitter eyeshadow and more; $45 at elfcosmetics.com.
WEKAPO Air Lounger
This lazy lounger with a carrying case is easy to inflate so you can take it just about anywhere; $45.98 at wekapo.com.
Polo Ralph Lauren Men’s Athletic Celebrity Crew Socks
Complete your look with a pair of crew neon socks; $21.98 at Macy’s.
Sherpa Sleep Set
Sweet dreams are assured in this super soft Sherpa sleep set; co-ZZZ-y in cheetah print, top $44.95, boxer $29.95 at Aerie in Roosevelt Field Mall.
Wonder Woman Funko
Grab this Funko of the Amazonian princess before “Wonder Woman 1984” is released on Dec. 25; $14.95 at WBShop.com.
Inflatable Receiver Touchdown Toss Game
Practice your throw with the touchdown toss game or battle friends to see who can make the most completions. This set includes the inflataman football receiver, four inflatable rubber footballs, a ball pump and a dry eraser board to keep score; $39.99 at playgosports.com.
Orange Sunrise Tile
Keep track of your keys, wallet, personal belongings and phone with Tile. Download the app and see where your item was last located and have your lost phone ring even if it’s on silent; starting at $36.99 at thetileapp.com.
Never leave home without your charging essentials again. This small pouch is great to throw in your bag when you’re on the go. The kit includes earbuds, a phone or tablet stand, a USB charger, a 2-in-1 charging cable and more; $27 at pinchprovisions.com.
Snow Fairy Bath Kit
With an aroma that blends bubble gum and cotton candy, your teen will enjoy a Snow Fairy bath bomb, shower gel, bubble bar and body conditioner; $38.95 at Lush in the Roosevelt Field, Walt Whitman and Smith Haven malls.
Challenge friends and family members to a game of backyard golf mixed with cornhole. For all ages; $99.99 at playgosports.com.
Velour Lounge Set
This cushy velour lounge set in hot pink is super comfy for hanging out; $71 at Girl Obsessed Boutique in Cold Spring Harbor.
Imagine Pleasant Nonsense Hoodie
For your dreamer, a royal blue hoodie with adjustable hood and kanga pocket, $69 by Strange Planet at Urban Outfitters in the Walt Whitman and Roosevelt Field malls and Americana Manhasset.
Floral Smocked Top
Let this trendy floral print smocked top brighten your day; top $64, jeans $69 at Reign in Long Beach.
Smoko Boba Tea Kawaii Pop Phone Stand
Decorate your phone case with an adorable kawaii boba tea grip; $9 at Urban Outfitters in Roosevelt Field.
Crocs Tie-Dye Mania Slide
Dress up your outfit with a colorful pair of comfortable, lightweight slides. Choose from a variety of designs and customize your Crocs with charms; $29.99 at crocs.com.
Polaroid Originals OneStep2
Document memories made with family and friends easily with this Polaroid Originals OneStep2 camera. Photos print out instantly. Photo paper sold separately; $147.96 at Walmart.
Starry Faux-Fur Jacket
For your star, this graphic faux-fur jacket will keep her cozy this winter; $79 at Girl Obsessed Boutique in Cold Spring Harbor.
Hand Sanitizer Pouches
Don’t leave home with out it: Tiny hand sanitizer pouches in elegant fabrics such as houndstooth and snakeskin come with refillable bottle inserts and rings to attach to a handbag or backpack; $20 at nuBest Salon and Spa in Manhasset.
Stojo Collapsible Cup in Coral
Keep hydrated throughout the day with this collapsible 12-ounce cup, available in a variety of colors; $15 at stojo.com.
H800 Bluetooth Wireless Headset
This wireless bluetooth headset is compatible with computers, tablets, mobile devices and great for gamers who want to feel like they’re in on the action; $99.99 at logitech.com.
Premium Quad Roller Skate
It’s the way she rolls — super cute quad roller skates feature a faux-leather lace-up boot, classic wheels and a toe stopper, in fanciful colors including aquamarine; $139 by C7 Skates at Urban Outfitters in the Walt Whitman and Roosevelt Field malls and Americana Manhasset.
Nike Men’s Club Fleece Joggers
Throw on a pair of these comfortable joggers while you’re hanging home, exercising or out and about. Available in a variety of colors; $55 at Macy’s.
Ugg Sequin Slipper
A classic Ugg slipper gets dressed up for the holiday, slathered in sequins with the coziest pink sheepskin lining, a platform and a back strap to keep it on the foot; $120 at Victoria’s Secret.
Faux-Fur Minimalist Lap-desk
Take your lap-desk whereever you go. Perfect for holding books to study, doing homework or just browsing on your laptop. You can also customize your desk and choose from 25 fonts and 22 colors; $59 at PBTeen.com.
It’s not Christmastime without Buddy the Elf! Fans of both the movie and this classic game can now play along as their favorite characters from the film; $39.99 at theop.games.