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.

  • Coolthings – Everything from gadgets and gizmos to soft plush toys, cool lighting accessories and brain bending puzzles. They accept all major credit cards and electronic funds transfer. Based in Launceston, Tasmania with delivery Australia wide and free gift wrapping.
  • 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
  • Sweet gifts sweet gifts for teens with a sweet tooth
  • Silly Gifts add some fun brighten someone’s day – give the gift of silliness!

Doctor Who

Here you’ll discover all the most popular Doctor Who merchandise and time lord gadgetry that fan’s of this iconic long lasting TV show will love.

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Pool Toys

You’ll have loads of fun in the pool or at the beach with these cool water aquatic toys and games!

See the range of cool gifts from Coolthings.com.au

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