5 cool last minute gift ideas for teens

Its the first week of December and that means you have just a couple of weeks to get your Christmas gift shopping done. To help you out, we put together a few quick gift ideas for your BFF, BF or GF, of just plain YOU!

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For the artist

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The Art & Science of Drawing: Learn to Observe, Analyze, and Draw Any Subject by Brent Eviston is a new guidebook that will teach you the fundamentals of good drawing.

Based on his more than twenty years of teaching, The Art & Science of Drawing shares author and drawing instructor Brent Eviston’s secrets that provide the most accessible, streamlined, and effective methods for learning to draw.

“It begins with the most basic skills like how to hold the pencil and how to draw basic shapes before moving on to more complex subjects like three-dimensional drawing, contour drawing, measuring, and shading,” Eviston said. “By working through this
book, you will learn the skills and processes necessary for good drawing.”

Buy on Amazon

For the Godzilla fan

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Official Godzilla Shop by Amazon

Toho International Inc. released exclusive merchandise on the official Godzilla Shop on Amazon, including Godzilla Day-themed designs, along with graphics commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1971’s Godzilla vs. Hedorah. The Amazon Shop includes t-shirts, hoodies, long sleeves, baseball tees, tote bags, PopSockets, a ceramic ramen bowl with chopsticks and many more fun goods themed to Toho’s classic Godzilla and monsters.

Approx. Retail Price Range: $30.00-$45.00+

Available: Amazon

For the Beef Jerky lover

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There’s a NEW and IMPROVED snack from Old Trapper – their beef stick packaging featuring a versatile gusseted bag. This updated packaging will be available in Old Trapper’s 15oz beef sticks in Original, Jalapeño, and Teriyaki flavors.

Additionally, the stick size in the reformatted 15oz beef stick bags has been changed to a smaller size. It makes a perfectly sized snack for stockings this holiday season – delicious and guilt-free!


MSRP $15 per 15-ounce bag. Six bags per case. Available at grocery and convenience stores nationwide and online and Amazon.

For the Rick & Morty fanatic

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“Rick and Morty: Seasons 1-4 – Now Available On DVD & Blu-ray™

Wubba-lubba-dub-dub! From creators Justin Roiland (“Adventure Time”) and Dan Harmon (“Community”), go on an intergalactic journey across the multi-verse with the release of Rick and Morty: Seasons 1-4 boxed set, now available on DVD & Blu-ray from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  Binge on one of cables #1 watched comedies – and follow the misadventures of America’s favorite crazy scientist and his grandchildren with this outrageous boxed set which includes all 41 episodes from the first four seasons of the award-winning series, along with copious special features, including audio commentary, deleted scenes, “Inside the Episode” segments, numerous featurettes, past animatic sketches, and more.. 

Available on Amazon!

For the upperclassman or college student

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High School and College can be overwhelming and stressful. When you write everything down, it actually makes you feel better. Staying organized and spreading out what you need to do over multiple days and weeks makes assignments and goals seem less ominous.

That’s why the Class Tracker Ultimate Student Planner makes a great gift for the student on your list! 

This isn’t your ordinary mass-produced daily planner. The 2021-2022 Class Tracker College Edition makes it a breeze for college students stay on top of assignments, key deadlines, daily tasks, and extracurricular activities. It has weekly pages designed specifically for a college student’s overly-scheduled life including pages to record class schedules, set goals, take notes, and keep track of self-care. It’s dated August 1-June 30. An undated version is also available. 

Other features include: coiled bound with rounded corners and brightly colored covers with poly protection for stand-out sturdiness. Colors include black, light blue, pink with navy, and mint with pumpkin.

Available on Amazon:

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