16th Birthday Gifts : Ideas and Presents

Gift Ideas by Age, Milestone Birthdays

What do you get for someone who is 16 years old? In some states, this is the year they can get their drivers license. Many are working part-time. Most are still at school.

Suggestions: Puzzles and novelty gadgets are fairly safe, or check to see if they have any special interests, collections or musical interests. Buy books if you know their interests and are confident in your choice. If you know them well, you could try giving something usual to try to spark a new interest or expand their horizons.



  • Booktopia Australian online bookshop with a massive range of books, ebooks and DVDs including lots of Australian titles. Ship as many physical books as you like and save with their flat rate for parcel mail with tracking for anyone with an Australian delivery address. Shipping to New Zealand and international available. Start with
  • Blue Dog Posters in Sydney is Australia’s largest online poster shop. From the latest and greatest to the bizarre and obscure, choose from over 7000 posters and prints. Get your poster laminated or delivered as is. Categories include educational, maps, anatomy charts, motivational and demotivational, music, movies, fantasy and lifestyle. Delivery to Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Flat rate delivery Australia wide and express delivery is also available.
  • See 16th Birthday Decorations from Party Products Australia
  • Sweetgifts.com.au sweet gifts for teens with a sweet tooth
  • SillyGifts.com.au brighten someone’s day – give the gift of silliness!
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