Watching my kid’s face light up when I find just the right gift is one of my favorite parts about Christmas and birthdays! Here is a whole post full of gift ideas that are classics for any tween girl plus Christmas gift ideas for tween girls that are trending now!
Popular Gift Ideas for Tween Girls They Will Love
Whether you are buying for your daughter, your niece or your best friend here are ton of gift ideas for tween girls!
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Super Hot Christmas Gifts for Tween Girls
Add a little magic to her Christmas dreams with the Suncen Unicorn Night Light! This 3D night light, 5.5 inches wide by 8.7 inches high, creates a beautiful image that will also serve as a night light! Beautiful and useful, the best kind of gift! The night light comes with a remote and has 7 different colors.
Jack in the Box Themed Craft Boxes make for a great gift to keep girls creative this Christmas! Each box has 3 different crafts based around a different theme! Jack in the Box Under the Sea Themed Craft Kit has 3 crafts centered around the sea using different mediums.
Go Glam Nail Stamper! Your fashionable tween will love being able to polish and then stamp beautiful customizable patterns onto her nails. Kits comes with 2 polishes, one top coat, 5 pattern pods, 1 stamper and a cute accessory bag to hold everything!
Poopsie Slime Surprise Unicorn is still trendy this season. Purchase the surprise unicorn and receive one surprise unicorn, 4 unicorn food packets, and accessories including shirt, diaper, hair brush, cleaning tool and measuring cup. You can also purchase the Poopsie Rainbow Surprise Dolls – Rainbow Dream or Pixie Rose. Each 14 in doll comes with brushable hair, slime packets and accessories!
Plus the Poopsie Cutie Surprise Slime & Mystery Collectibles make for great stocking stuffers. Collect all 30 surprise characters!
L.O.L. Surprise! Glitter Globe with Winter Disco Series comes with 8 glitter packets, secret message, pet and bubble pacifier. Unwrap your glitter globe to reveal the surprise doll. Pour water into globe to see the magical glitter hair unveiled! L.O.L. seems to be very popular with the younger tween girls (8-9;)
And CHECK OUT the L.O.L. Surprise! 2-in-1 Glamper Fashion Camper with 55+ Surprises
The latest in the L.O.L. Surprise line the Glamper Fashion Camper has your girl playing in style with 55 Surprises to unwrap. Glamper has 10 + hangout areas, an exclusive doll. Glamper fits dolls of all sizes, including L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. fashion dolls. The camper is 2 ft tall by 3 ft wide.
Baking Gift Ideas for Tween Girls
Do you have a budding chef or baker in the home? Then give your tween a gift they will use all year long. A cookbook! This beautiful baking cookbook, American Girl Cookies, is geared to the young baker. American Girl Cookies is full of photos, and has classic, plus contemporary recipes.
If your tween loves the British Bake-Off Series, she will be thrilled to receive Mary Berry’s cookbook, Baking with Mary Berry. Though this book had a few more intricate recipes one might expect (our macaroons didn’t quite hit the mark;) , we were thrilled with how simple most of the recipes in Baking with Mary Berry were. Teen Red loves Mary Berry, and we found this cookbook a joy with the basic ingredients and quality baking results!
Who doesn’t love sprinkles. Give your baker some sprinkles to make baking even more fun! Add a small shaker to her stocking or give her this beautiful bag of Unicorn Rainbow Sprinkles! How pretty are these!
Keep your tween happy and creating with the Zoku Slush and Shake Maker! Freeze the core, add your favorite beverage and watch it become a slushy, frozen treat in minutes! Have fun making pop slushies, milkshakes, frozen coffees or smoothies! The Zoku Slush and Shake Maker comes with one 8 oz inner freezer core, spoon and protective outer cup. Tip# Ingredients must have sugar to freeze properly:)
Art and Crafts Gifts for Tween Girl
Have fun all year with Face and Body Crayons! Allow your daughter and her friends to create beautiful face art with these non-toxic face and body crayons! Use for dress-up time or to create a unique costume look!
For the more mature tween girl that loves to draw, give her this elegant leather bound sketch book! We purchased one a couple of years ago, for Teen Red and she loved it. The leather bound sketchbook is the perfect size to fit into her backpack or purse.
Try out this new craft with Diamond Art for Kids and Adult Beginners! Your artsy tween can have hours of crafting fun making these stickable cute diamond art creatures. Then she can choose where she wants to display her art work! Kit comes with everything you need including diamond painting accessories.
Legos are still a classic! And now it is so much more fun for girls with the Lego Friends and Elves sets. Check out this new Lego Friends Dolphin Rescue Missions set! This set comes with two mini-figures, 2 dolphins, toy submarine, 363 pieces and hours of playing fun!
Book and Journaling Gift Ideas for Tween Girls
Does your tween girl love to write? Give her a beautiful place to journal all her thoughts with this sequined journal!
Christmas is not Christmas without a good book to read during the down times! Here are 5 delightful series your tween girls will love to read!
Warriors: The Original Series – Warrior series combines 2 tween favorites, fantasy and animals.
Percy Jackson Series – Though I have not personally read this series, I feel like I have! My kids all loved Percy Jackson and talked about the characters so much…I’m afraid to tell my daughter that they aren’t real!:) Not all of Rick Riordan’s book are appropriate for tweens, but the Percy Jackson series is perfect for tweens!
I Survived Series – This series puts fictional characters in historical events and show how they survived! Love them!
Chronicles of Narnia is a wonderful series to revisit with your children! This delightful series has been around for years, but continues to enthrall with its believable characters, wonderful fantasy world, moral dilemmas and redemption theme!
Fablehaven series is highly recommended for those who enjoy Harry Potter and Percy Jackson type series!
Add these clever bendable pencils to any stocking for a sensory pleasing surprise. Useful and fun! Receive 30 bendable pencils with eraser. Or purchase these Scentco Graphite Pencils. Each pack includes 10 pencils and has delicious scents when you draw, write or sketch. Scents include bubble game, black cherry, rootbeer, kiwi and more!
Fashionista Gifts for Tween Girls or VSCO Girl
Scrunchies are definitely IN right now! Buy this 20 Pack of Hair Scrunchies for your fashionable tween who wants to be cute and comfortable! This 20 pack of scrunchies comes with 10 velvet and 10 chiffon flower styled scrunchies! She will have some to keep and some to share with her friends.
Keep your girl warm and chic with this Unicorn Ear Muffs from Claire’s! Warm and fuzzy, these ear muffs will add a pop of color and fun to her winter wear!
Give your special tween this stylish Princess Style Jewelry Box to hold all her specials treasures and necklaces! The velvet lined jewelry box comes in four stylish colors and can be easily packed up and carried.
Friendship bracelets are back in style! Give her 30 friendships bracelets to accessorize with and share with her friends! Your tween will be exuding the beaching style with these beautiful stackable bracelets!
Send her out the door in style with these adorable boots from FabKids! New to FabKids? They are an online store for kids and tweens. FabKids is on mission to making shopping easier and affordable for parents. Try out their 2 pairs of boots for only $10! A few years back, I wondered if this deal really was true! And I was VERY pleased to find FabKids clothing and shoes on trend, well made and affordable. They make shopping easier, and FabKids’ clothing is stylish but still sweet and NOT too grown-up looking;)
Click on the picture to go to Fabkids, fill out a fun style survey, put your 2 boots in your shopping cart and check out! Enjoy future savings and deals!
Gifts for the Tween Girl Who Adores Animals
Do you have a pre-teen girl that LOVES animals? Give her the gift of an Animal Tales Magazine subscription! Each magazine is full of adorable pictures, heart warming tales, animal care tips and fun quizzes! Teen Red really looks forward to getting each magazine, and it is one gift that she has already asked to receive again! I have been impressed with the beautiful photos and just how much fun information they pack into each issue. Your subscription includes 6 packed to the brim issues!
Does your tween have cats? Buy her fur babies a Cat Tree House. We bought this exact one 3 years ago and the cat tree has outlasted 2 cats (including one rather LARGE cat;)! Both cats love the cat tree and play on it daily! Teen Red did retwine the bottom post but other than the cat tree house is still going strong! The cat tree house makes for a nice WOW gift without breaking the bank!
Duke, the cat, highly recommends the Fish and Feather Cat Exerciser! Thankfully he doesn’t know he is getting exercise. He is just having fun!
Duke hanging out on his cat tree with his feather exerciser:)
Teen Red received a similar one for a gift and that cats LOVE it! I had never even seen a cat wand exerciser. But after seeing how much the cats enjoyed the toy and how fun it is to use, it gets two paws up!
Have fun shopping for your tween girl! Do you have any ideas you would add?
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