Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Just for Fun > Community Board
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 12-08-2012, 07:32 AM   #1
MickeySP
DIS Veteran
 
MickeySP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: South of Boston
Posts: 1,632

Help with Giving Tree present 14yo girl.

My local Starbucks has well, Giving Candy Canes. They are for teen girls, I thought this was great little ones are so cute we naturally give there but teenage girls

So what do you get a 14yo girl? I have no sizes so clothes out. They just list age, nothing else. She is from a town I know is very low on the socio-economic scale.

Do you go practical? Or something you know she would never get otherwise?
They say 25 limit but....oh rules were meant(not huge broken) mayeb a little broken.

HELP!!
MickeySP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2012, 07:41 AM   #2
Darcy03231
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 8,831

Stuff from Bath & Body works
Nail polish/nail art supplies
Hat/scarf/gloves
Jewelry
Darcy03231 is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 12-08-2012, 07:44 AM   #3
dislal
DIS Veteran
 
dislal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 1,497

That's tough since you don't have sizes! My DD15 loves make-up, purses, I-tunes gift cards, anything from bath and body works, fuzzy socks.

My DD also loves gum(I think she must go to school and sell it)

I'll keep thinking, but those are off the top of my head! Good luck, my sil and I did one of these type of things for a 6 year old boy and we had fun with it!
__________________
DH Me DD18 :DD15 DS13 :
dislal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2012, 07:52 AM   #4
DisneyRunnerChick
Princess of the Sneakers
 
DisneyRunnerChick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Georgia
Posts: 112

My 13-year old loves fuzzy socks (or crazy socks of any kind!), jewelry from aeropostale, nice lip gloss, nail polish, pillow pets (is this normal? Lol!), and scarfs.
__________________
http://disneyrunnerchick.blogspot.com/

Me-; DFi-; DS-; DD-
Walt Disney World Half Marathon 2011, 2012; Wine and Dine Half Marathon 2011; Princess Half Marathon 2012; Expedition Everest Challenge 2012; ToT 2012; Wine and Dine Half 2012

Off property 2003; Off property 2004; PC March 2006; POR September 2010; ALSS January 2011; CS March 2011; POR October 2011; YC/PC January 2012; ALSS February 2012; AKL May 2012; POR September 2012; CB September 2012; AoA/ALSMusic November 2012; CSR January 2013

DisneyRunnerChick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2012, 07:54 AM   #5
The Mystery Machine
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Missouri
Posts: 44,749

My teen has an android, so a GooglePlay card instead of iTunes would be for her. So I would avoid that now unless you had more info.

If you want to do gift cards make them generic like Walmart, Barnes and Noble, etc...

I am a fan of the "gift basket" and would make a gift basket like for example "movie night".

Include a movie, candy, gift card to the movies, microwave popcorn, or whatever.

If you do a "bath" gift basket you can have hand soaps, perfumes, etc..

"Clothes basket" with hat, scarf, gloves, gift card to Walmart or other local clothing store near you. My 21yodd wears the " crazy socks".

The Mystery Machine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2012, 08:19 AM   #6
lizabu
DIS Veteran
 
lizabu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 4,561

I have a 13 year old and she likes make up and perfume and stuff from Claires. She likes music so maybe an i-tunes gift card and a Claires gift card and a basket of goodies like bubble bath and nail polish etc. Maybe add some chocolates etc.
lizabu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2012, 08:22 AM   #7
abdmom
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,480

I have a dd14. I agree with all of the above suggestions. In fact, the previous posters have pretty much listed everything dd is getting. But, I would not give an iTunes or other gift card that would require electronics. My two teens have also asked for gift certificates to take out food places like Starbucks so that they can buy lunch or a snack after school.
abdmom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2012, 08:42 AM   #8
java
I am embracing the Turkey Butt
We have the mentally insane lab and the incredibly flatulent Bulldog
I'm the mean wife
 
java's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 20,111

I agree on the food gift card idea. Teens love to go out.

My 15 year old is also way too into gum. It's all she ever asks for- and I too think she must be selling it because she is never chewing it in front of me?

A purse would be a hit I would guess. My daughter can't have enough backpacks either. The cuter the better- right now the favorite is a furry animal print one from Jansport.
java is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2012, 08:55 AM   #9
Bungle
DIS Veteran
 
Bungle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: PNW
Posts: 898

We did a movie basket. Two tickets to the movies and $20 concession card. I know it was a bit over the limit but snacks are so expensive. I would avoid itunes or google play because if they don't have a phone/computer those are pretty useless.
__________________
Me
The Mr.
And our two boys 13 4

Bungle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2012, 11:45 AM   #10
MomofKatie
Maybe if you leave some chocolate under your pillow the Tag Fairy will visit you!
In the second grade I looked like a mini senior citizen!
"Dairy World?" "Fairy World." "OH, DARN IT!!!"
 
MomofKatie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: charlotte,NC
Posts: 10,361

My DD 14's favorite things:

Bath & Bodyworks stuff
lip gloss, eyeliner, and mascara
logo Ts
Aeropostale hoodies
Hollister banded sweatpants
big, Beatz type headphones
gift cards for movies, favorite stores, music downloads, and online gaming
silly animal hats
posters, notebooks, etc with the "Keep Calm and Carry On" British logo
slouchy flat suede boots
Rainbow flip flops
art supplies
__________________
Jenny me DH DD15 Purrcey, Lily, and GiGi
7/71 DL 7/73, 2/84, 2/93, 3/97 Offsite 7/02 CSR 11/04 POFQ 10/05 Pop
1/07 Offsite 10/07 offsite 5/08 offsite 1/09 offsite 11/10 offsite 11/12 ASMu 11/13 Pop
MomofKatie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2012, 05:19 PM   #11
VAfamily1998
DIS Veteran
 
VAfamily1998's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 1,900

Why only teen girls?

I like the idea of a special tree for teens, since they tend to get overlooked at other holiday giving trees and such...but don't teen boys need stuff too?
VAfamily1998 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2012, 05:37 PM   #12
denisenh
All I can do is lie down
It has a thing hanging off the end
When i get the urge to show off, a tiny voice inside my head says "resist the urge". So i shut my mouth and stand still.
 
denisenh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Posts: 4,095

i love all the previous gift ideas ! so nice of you! maybe a book from a popular teen series, a fun board game or a handheld game like yahtzee (include batteries)
__________________
denisenh
denisenh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2012, 08:18 PM   #13
descovy
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 891

I just took my troop of 13 yo girl scouts shopping for a 14yo foster child (girl) today. Now granted, we got her sizes, a list of 3 wish list items, and the troop had $100 to spend (cookie $!)

We knew she wanted a purse, gift card, and perfume. We did all our shopping at Target. Beyond that, our 13 yo girls decided what to add.

They were insistent about "baby lips" lipgloss (maybeline), ($5/2pk) pajama pants, long crazy socks. The perfume was Juicy Couture ($12), although that taylor swift perfume almost won. Also "texting gloves" ($3) a zebra-spriped throw ($10) nail polish (bright purple + glitter) Gift card was to the movie theater.
descovy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:19 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.