Teenagers can be fussy when it comes to a lot of things, including what they like to do in order to stay busy. If you have a teenager to entertain, take some tips from our list – and never wonder what to do with your teen again!
Here are 100 cool hobbies for teens.
There isn’t one teenager who doesn’t love music, whether they listen to it, or whether they learn how to play the songs themselves.
2. Painting & Drawing
Painting (or drawing) is still one of the top teenage interests, and it’s where many teens get to show their talent.
Gaming is serious business, and even worth money in today’s world. Games, online and not, are still popular with teens everywhere.
If your teenager has always been a natural bookworm, it’s time to encourage their writing talent in any ways you can.
Always encourage reading as a pastime for the teens who love to do it!
6. Walking & Jogging
Some teenagers prefer their hobbies to be filled with scenery and adrenaline. For high-octane teenagers, consider walking and jogging.
Hiking is slow-paced, and focuses on slowing down to experience nature and different terrain. Sometimes take a hike is an invitation, not an insult!
Yes, it’s true: teenagers everywhere are discovering their love for knitting.
If you are lucky enough to have access to clean water closeby enough, swimming is great exercise – and a popular hobby!
10. Martial Arts
Martial arts (whether kung-fu or karate) are still popular with teenagers everywhere, and ranks as the official #10 hobby for teens.
Outdoor Hobbies for Teens
Hiking is a great hobby for adults and teens alike, and you’re guaranteed to see something cool every time you go!
2. Outdoor Concerts
If the weather allows and you live in the right spot, take your teen to an outdoor concert of their choice!
3. Lighting Shows
Lighting shows are impressive, and there are usually ones scheduled all over the country.
If your teenager loves the outdoors (and has a knack for sport), try football this season!
Hey, some kids are just born basketball players!
Running is great for any athletic teens, and still remains one of the most popular hobbies for teens in 2022.
Most towns have a hockey league, either on soil or ice – and it’s great for any more active teens.
Go Fish is so much more than just a card game… It can also be a great hobby.
If your teenager has an eye for the finer things in life, introduce them to fine photography.
10. Rock Climbing
Rock climbing is great for everyone!
Cool Hobbies for Teenage Guys
1. Playing an Instrument
Guitar, piano or drums can be a great choice for anyone.
2. Joining a Sports League
Join a sports league if your teen is seriously active.
3. Joining an E-League
Competitive e-sports is where it’s at these days!
4. Start a YouTube Channel
Smart kid? Start a YouTube channel.
5. Start Skateboarding
Skateboarding is great for any teens with balance.
6. Join LARP Events
You’re never too young (or too old) for LARP.
Close to water? Learn to surf!
Graffiti is still an underappreciated form of art.
Got tricks? BMX might be it.
10. TCG Champions
Trading card games are huge business!
Hobbies for Teenage Guys at Home
2. Star Watching
A lot of fun in the right areas.
Learn to code.
Studying can be a hobby, too!
For the crafty kids.
Popular pretty much everywhere.
8. 3-D Design
A lifelong skill!
9. Voice Overs
For any aspiring stars.
10. Music Production
Learn behind the scenes.
Hobbies for Teenage Girls
Learn your medium.
Draw something new.
4. 3-D Printing
Learn design and have fun!
Build something that lasts.
Something many teens are great at!
A handy skill!
Tricks for tricky teens.
Learn to harness nature.
10. Dog Training
For those who love animals.
Cool Hobbies for Teenage Girl at Home
2. Mushroom Hunting
With responsibility, a great skill can be learned.
Learn more about content, and create great stuff.
5. Book Collecting
Look for first editions, and spark their passion.
Speed-walking for the more active kids.
Have fun, get to know more.
Learn problem solving.
Competitive, or just for fun.
10. Martial Arts
Learn control, patience and skills.
Creative Hobbies for Teens
Make something new.
4. Fish Husbandry
Learn how to care and breed fish.
Learn robotics: it’s fun!
Sense of humor, anyone?
Learn an ancient art.
Learn something new.
Summer Hobbies for Teens
See nature up close.
Learn different dishes and techniques.
Take the slow route.
5. Nature Photography
See and capture the magic of nature.
For very active teens.
Sharpshooters in the family?
8. Herb Growing
Grow things you can also eat.
9. Shelter Building
Learn how to build different shelters, a useful skill.
10. Drone Flying
Winter Hobbies for Teens
If you’re in the right place, learn how to ski.
Who doesn’t love food?!
Create a story.
Learn more about nature.
For the active ones!
6. Sand Castling
Learn how to sculpt with sand.
Get some of that energy going!
8. Mural Painting
9. Ice Sculpting
Learn how to create from ice.
10. Puzzle Creation
Make puzzles, crosswords or something more.
Things to Do with Teenage Son at Home
1. Learn to Code
Coding is surprisingly easy to learn.
2. Learn Another Language
You can learn another language in just a few months.
3. Learn a New Skill
Ask them what they want to learn.
4. Battle Robots
Yes, battle robots are a thing.
5. Build Something
6. Create a Vlog
Create a vlog – about any topic!
7. Design a Website
Design a website, and see if you get a following!
8. Build an Instrument
It takes a lot of love and time to build an instrument, but it’s worth it.
9. Create a Mod
Create a gaming mod with some programming and design skills.
Archery is great if you can aim.