Stuff they’ll like

Molly Logan Anderson

Let there be light, and noise

There’s nothing more important than a good playlist in the background, except maybe good lighting to help with homework. Accomplish both, as well as great décor, with the fresh and fun iHome Table Lamp. Available in a multitude of eye-catching colors, you’re sure to find your teen’s perfect match.

    Price $34.75

    Where to find it Amazon.com

Cute shoes with cause

For every pair purchased of these adorably trendy kicks, Toms will send another pair to someone in need. The perfect pop of color or classic accompaniment to any outfit, the finicky youth on your list is sure to love the endless versions and charitable nature of these fabulous shoes.

Price $54 and up

Where to find it www.toms.com

Musical inspiration

Help your budding musician find his inner Jimi Hendrix with “Guitar World Presents The Best Instruction Book Ever.” Chock full of advice from musical educators as well as tips from pros like Eric Clapton and B.B. King, the manual is sure to inspire as well as teach. A special tab system makes this a must-have for beginners and those looking to advance their craft.

Price $29.95

Where to find it Online and in bookstores nationwide

Worms in their ears?

Has a song ever been stuck in your head and you can’t get it out? That is referred to as an ear worm. For your music-loving teen or your kid at heart, give them just that! The fun and frivolous Ear Worm Ear Buds make listening to music — and showing your individuality — easy tasks.

Price $14.49

Where to find it www.perpetualkid.com/ear-worms-ear-buds.aspx

Let sleeping beauties sleep

For the teen or tween that has everything except a great night’s sleep, consider the cute and kitschy Sweet Dreams Eye Mask. The embroidered designs allow you to tailor your selection to exactly what the youth on your list needs: peace, snuggle time or a power nap.

Price $15

Where to find it www.pbteen.com/products/sweet-dreams-eye-mask

Motivation to move

Motivate movement by giving the gift of iTrain, a virtual physical fitness plan that delivers celebrity-style training to everyone through MP3. With the purchase of an iTrain gift certificate, your teen or tween logs on and selects her favorite workouts. The iTEENTrain products offer hip-hop and kickboxing cardio, but stretching, strength and yoga workouts are available, too.

Price Gift cards available in $25, $50 and $100 increments

Where to find it www.itrain.com