Useful High School Graduation Gifts

Graduation is a big time in the life of a teenager and this time of year graduation signs and parties are everywhere. Often, cash is the gift of choice, but it can be impersonal. We’ve created a list of High School Graduation Gifts you can give to graduates that they will actually use and appreciate. And if you still want to give cash, you can always put money inside the wallet, mug or water bottle on this list as a little extra something!

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Memberships and Subscription Boxes

Love with Food Snack Subscription box - high school graduation gift idea

Snack Box Subscription from Love with Food – Send them monthly snacks! And, if the grad is going to college, send to their dorm address!

Variety Fun Snack Box - Graduation Gift Idea

Variety Fun Snack Box – Variety Fun™ delivers an assortment of their favorite chips, cookies, candy, crackers, pretzels, popcorn, & nuts all in one snack box!

Hulu Gift Card - high school Graduation Gift Idea

Hulu Gift Card – The Hulu Gift Card gives the gift to stream the TV they love, anytime, on their favorite devices. We’re talking over 85,000 episodes of new TV, classic TV, and every other kind of TV.

Netflix Gift Card - High School Graduation Gift Idea

Netflix Gift Card – The Netflix Gift Card lets you treat a loved one to countless commercial-free TV shows, movies and documentaries anytime, anywhere.

A great wallet

Michael kors wallet - high school graduation gift

SplurgeMichael Kors Women’s Jet Set Travel Double Zip Wristlet

Wristlet wallet

SaveWristlet Bracelet Keychain, ID Card Holder Purse – Makes a great accessory for going out with friends:

Mens Coach Wallet

SplurgeCoach Compact ID Wallet in Sport Calf Leather – Coach logo embossed on front; 1 billfold pocket, 8 credit card pockets, and 2 additional slip compartment.

Cell Phone Wallet Pocket Speck

SaveSpeck Universal LootLock Cell Phone Wallet Pocket – LootLock (TM) is a super-slim stick-on wallet that gives you a more secure way to hold up to 3 cards or cash. For maximum security, just flip the wallet casing over to hide your cards:

Tech they’ll love to use

Wireless Charging Puck - high school graduation gift

heyday™ Qi Wireless 5W Charging Puck – Compatible with your iPhone and other Qi wireless-enabled smartphone devices, this round charging puck delivers five watts of power for quick charging, allowing you to ditch those long wires and tangled cables.

Amazon Fire Stick

Amazon Fire Stick – Watch favorites from Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV, HBO, and more. Stream for free with Pluto, IMDB TV, and more.

Apple TV

Apple TV – From TV shows to movies to games, it’s all available on Apple TV. Enjoy content from iTunes and apps like Netflix, Hulu, and ESPN – or use the Siri Remote to find just what you want.

Apple Airpods - high school graduation gift

Apple Airpods – The new AirPods—complete with Wireless Charging Case—combine intelligent design with breakthrough technology and crystal clear sound.

A great quality water bottle

Hydro Flask Water Bottle

Hydro Flask Standard Mouth 24 oz. Bottle – Whether you prefer coffee or refreshing ice water, this bottle keeps your favorite drink at the perfect temperature.

Yeti Water Bottle

YETI 18 oz. Rambler Bottle with Chug Cap – Dishwasher safe, leak proof and super easy to carry across the quad.

Dorm Room Necessities

Photo Clip String Lights - Dorm Room Decor

Photo Clip String Lights – The led string lights are made of bendable copper, which can be placed in any shape they want.

Keurig Mini

Keurig K-Mini Single-Serve – The Keurig K-Mini single serve coffee maker features a sleek design with matte finish, and at less than 5” wide is the perfect size for any space or occasion.

Adventure Mug - high school graduation gift

Stoneware ‘Let the Adventure Begin’ Mug Moss – Get ready for your next adventure with a hot cup of joe and the Stoneware Let the Adventure Begin Mug from Threshold™.

quip Metal Toothbrush

quip Metal Electric Toothbrush – The quip electric toothbrush gives you all the features teeth need (and removes the gimmicks they don’t) to make better brushing simple and affordable. It’s one of the first electric toothbrushes accepted by the American Dental Association.

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