Board games, books, electronics and movies are some unisex gift ideas for people under age 20. Handmade items can also be a hit, especially if they are fun, funny, funky or functional.
For young children, some of the best selling games on Amazon.com in 2015 are "Sorry!," "Pie Face!", the "Despicable Me" version of "Memory," "Hungry Hungry Hippos" and "Candyland." These games require minimal literacy skills and tend to last less than 15 minutes. For older kids, teens and young adults, the most popular games are "Ticket to Ride," "Pandemic," "Catan" and "Betrayal at House on the Hill." With a more complex storyline and a greater reliance on strategy, these games tend to appeal to boys and girls equally.
The most popular young adult books on Goodreads.com include "Winter" by Marissa Meyer, "The Boy Most Likely To" by Huntley Fitzpatrick and "An Ember in the Ashes" by Sabaa Tahir. "Where the Wild Things Are," "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and "The Giving Tree" are popular children's books.
Fitbit activity wristbands, which track steps taken throughout the day, distance traveled, calories burned, stairs climbed and minutes spent being active, are an electronic device favored among people under 20. The popular iPad Mini allows users to download music, books and video, use Skype and surf the Internet. Noise cancelling ear phones are well-liked, as are laptop BookBooks, which are Neoprene-padded sleeves for laptops.