Parents of teens don’t have to spend a lot of money on Valentine’s Day or any other day to express love to their children, but on February 14th, it is nice for parents to acknowledge teenage daughters and send the message of love through a card or small gift under $10.00. Most teenage girls consider Valentine’s Day to be a bigger deal than parents may think.
Electronic Gadget Gift Ideas
The latest in electronics such as iPod, iTouch, iPhone, iPad, Nook and Kindle are the toys of teenage girls. Consider small accessories priced at under $10 as desired presents for Valentine’s Day. A new set of headphones, earbuds, a phone cover or phone charm might fit just right for a reasonable budget.
Guitar shaped thumb drives and thumb drives shaped like lady’s hand bags come in a variety of colors and can be purchased for under $10.00. Amazon offers plenty of Kindle accessories for less than ten bucks.
Book Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day
Supporting hobbies and interests is a great way to say, “I love you”. For teenage daughters who are avid readers, consider one of the many books or nook books or kindle books available for under $10.00. Here’s a short list of book ideas to start with:
- Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul – $9.99 Nook Book price
- Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul on Love & Friendship – $9.99 Nook Book price
- Be True to Yourself: A Daily Guide for Teenage Girls – $9.99 Kindle Book Price
- Hearts at Stake (for Vampire lovers) – $8.99 Paper Back Price at B & N
Entertainment Gift Cards for Teenage Girls
Even if it’s a small amount, teenage daughters will appreciate a gift card with enough credit to pay for a movie ticket or download songs from iTunes. iTunes gift cards are sold at many major retail stores, but parents can also purchase and print them off on-line.
Fandango is a website where you can purchase Fandango Bucks that work like a gift certificate redeemable at movie theaters across the U.S. E-mail your Fandango Bucks to a daughter or pay $1.95 shipping and handling for a daughter to receive the gift card through the U.S. Mail. Fandango also allows visitors to upload a photo and create a personalized gift card or greeting card for an additional cost.
Gift Card for Sweet Treats
Say “I love you” to teenage daughters with a gift card to a favorite pretzel stand, ice cream store or coffee shop. Parents of teens can choose whether they want to attach a coupon to redeem the gift card as a parent-child venture or leave it open ended for a daughter to choose how she uses the gift card.
Starbucks gift cards can be purchased on-line and mailed to your home address. The Starbucks Red Card is perfect for Valentine’s Day. A heart and peace sign are included in the design by Jonathon Adler and five cents from your purchase will be donated the Global Fund to Help Fight Aids in Africa.
Parents of teens don’t have to spend tons of money on Valentine’s Day to say “I love you” to a daughter. Parents can spend under $10 with these gift ideas and make their child feel loved and special. Parents can also consider making a one of these homemade Valentine’s Day cards for teens for another low cost, but personal present.