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
  • Printvenue offer hundreds of products that you can personalise to make unique gifts including personalised teddies, personalised mobile phone cases and ipad cases, home goods and office/study accessories. Also lots of items like keychains, mugs, caps, t-shirts to personalise and to make mementos for a party.
  • See 16th Birthday Decorations from Party Products Australia
  • Sweet gifts sweet gifts for teens with a sweet tooth
  • Silly Gifts add some fun brighten someone’s day – give the gift of silliness!

Hydraulic Robot Arm Hydraulic Robot Arm
Children will have total command and visual manipulation of this DIY Robot Arm using the scientific principles of a Hydraulic system Using the levers you can command six different axes of varied movement using the gripper rotating wrist forearm and shoulder
from Coolthings.com.au

Stirling Engine Stirling Engine
The Stirling Engine patented in 1816 by Rev. Robert Stirling is a very simple engine that was originally designed to replace notoriously dangerous steam engines during the industrial revolution.
from Coolthings.com.au

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