Finding Tween girl gift ideas can be tough! They’re not little kids anymore but they’re not quite teenagers either. The age range of 9-12 years old is a tricky time to shop for kids. So, let me help you find the gifts tween girls are begging for in 2023.
Stop stressing and find the perfect gifts for tween girls’ birthdays, Christmas, or just a fun surprise. You’re sure to find something they’ll love and be their hero.
I’ve updated this tween girl gift guide on 11/2022 to give you the best tween girl gift ideas for the upcoming Christmas season. Check it out and find the perfect holiday gifts!
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Hot Gift Ideas for Tween Girls in 2023
Are you ready to find the perfect Tween girl gift ideas? Follow along and find the gift you’ve been looking for with a variety of gifts for every personality.
Do you have boys to shop for too? Check out the hottest tween gift ideas for boys in 2023 and our Gift Ideas Page.
Faux Fur Seating
The hottest tween girl gift ideas for 2023 is anything faux fur. It’s a huge trend with soft and plush items the girls will love.
Seating for their bedrooms is a great way to integrate this trend into your home and be functional. It’s a fun place to do homework, read a book, or listen to music.
Don’t wait on these items though they were going fast for Christmas 2022.
Your daughter will love these cool faux fur seating to put in their bedroom and hang out with their friends.
Kids will also like a soft faux fur blanket to watch TV on the couch or lay across their bed. This blanket comes in tons of colors to match their bedroom decor.
Help tweens bring their drawings to life with an MYNT3D 3D Pen. A unique gift for girls who love to create. It can be their latest sketch or create science, math, and architectural concepts.
Really anything they can imagine they can create. Make sure to pick up the extra filament refill packs too. Once they start they won’t want to stop.
Take making friendship bracelets to the next level with an i-loom. Attach your child’s iPad to the loom and learn new patterns by following the app. You’ll be amazed at the intricated creations they can make.
Kids will love snuggling up in The Comfy a super soft wearable blanket. It’s a favorite in our household with the kids wearing them all winter long. The pocket in front is a nice feature to hold their phone or a book.
Kylie Jenner Lip Gloss
The hugely popular Kylie Jenner Make Up line has a fun liquid lipstick lip kit.
Pop Socket Lip Balm
Girls will always have their lip balm with this cute Pop Socket. Just add it to the back of their cell phone and then flip up the lid to get lip balm. Check out all the different fun patterns.
Give them the shades that are in style this year with these cool Goodr Sunglasses.
Watch Ya Mouth
This is the best game and so funny to watch! In Watch Ya Mouth one player wears a mouthguard and try’s to say a phrase written on the deck of cards. The other players need to guess what they are trying to say and it’s hilarious to watch.
Get more game ideas in 32 Board Games Teens & Tweens Will Be Excited to Play or if you want a holiday theme try these 21 Best Christmas Board Games for Families.
Apple Air Pod Pros
The newly released Apple AirPods Pros (2nd Generation) are going to be a hot gift this year. Kids can listen to their music, Tik Tok videos, and do their homework on their school iPads.
If you want to save some money go for the 1st generation Airpods Pros shown below.
Airpod Pro Cases
Find a fun case for their Airpods Pros 1st generation or 2nd Generation to make them look a little cooler. Take a look at all the fun cases like Mini Mouse, Starbucks, Nintendo Switch, blinged-out cases, and more. You’re sure to find one they’ll love.
AirPods Pro Case (1st Generation_
Airpods Pro Case (2nd Generation)
Nintendo Switch Lite
Nintendo Switch Lite is a smaller strictly handheld version of the Nintendo Switch. Parents will like the lower price point and kids will like the smaller feel and access to tons of games. The only downside is you can only play games that support the handheld mode.
To keep it safe you might want to also get a case or screen protector.
Tweens love to call out Alexa and ask questions, play music, listen to books and use her assistance. This Echo Dot 4th generation will be a huge hit with your kids. Especially for music lovers.
If you want more parental control settings try the Echo Dot kids addition it has privacy settings, filters for music, and parents can set time limits on its use. Kids will like that it glows and the cool panda look.
Get your future engineer excited about building things with the coolest Building Sets for kids. Challenge your kids to follow the directions to build their own Robot, Roller Coaster, Bonsai Tree, Lego Architecture, and more.
Find tons of fun ideas in – 27 Best Building Sets & Toys for Kids Who Love to Build
Or try this building this fun Bonsai Tree from the Lego Architecture kits.
Let the kids project movies and their gaming to any blank wall in your house with the ELEPHAS 2020 Mini Movie Projector. Kids will love this for sleepovers and playdates with friends. You can even use it to have an outdoor movie night.
The Elephas can be hooked up to your iPhone, Android, laptop, Xbox, Roku, Chromecast, and more. Check it out it’s pretty cool.
Is your tween girl constantly taking selfies or pictures with friends? Then she’ll love printing photos on-demand and sharing them with friends by using a portable selfie printer.
Use your iPhone (learn how to print) or Android phone to send pictures and print 2×3 photos your daughter can share. Easily connect phones with Bluetooth to multiple phones so her friends can share pictures too.
Instax Mini 11
Kids will be excited about these retro Polaroid-type cameras with instant pictures as soon as they click. This new version of Instax Mini even has a selfie mode and selects the optimal shutter speed for your environment automatically. You’re sure to get some great pictures.
Consider getting the Instax Mini bundle which includes the film, case for your camera, frames to hang, and more.
Unique Subscription Boxes
Give a gift that keeps giving with monthly Subscription box gifts. The girls will love opening something new every month. These unique gift boxes are themed with items for arts & crafts, STEM, baking, cooking, or new books.
Each box contains what the kids need to create their art, STEM projects, and bake their recipes at home. They also make great family activities you can all do together. See if there is a subscription box your child will love.
Sports Subscription Boxes
Your sports-loving daughter will be so excited to receive these cool sports subscription boxes. Each month kids will get fun items to encourage them to go out and play their favorite sport.
Parents & Grandparents can choose from box themes of Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Baseball, Football, and Hockey. Or choose a mystery box with all the sports. Each month kids will find training aids, gear, accessories, collectibles, swag, and snacks.
Boxes are based on your child’s age so they’re sure to receive the right gifts each month. This is really a fun way to keep their birthday going all year long.
Help organize your tween and make things easy to reach while hanging out in their bed with a fun bedside Caddy.
Sequin Throw Pillow
Kids will like running their hands over a sequin throw pillow and changing the colors or pictures. A great way for kids to decorate their room too.
Fanny packs are back and more popular than ever. Especially wearing them as crossbody bags. I loved this cute holographic fanny pack set but you can find tons of adorable options here too.
A huge trend right now is Tie-Dye. A fun tween girl gift idea is really anything tie-dye from cute shirts to blankets.
Tweens will love a cute Tie-Dye t-shirt with a fun phrase on the front. Especially with the Be Different message.
A crop top Tie-Dye Sweatshirt would look adorable with a white tank top underneath.
Soft Tie-Dye throw blanket for their bedroom or snuggling up to watch a movie.
A practical tween girl gift idea is a jewelry organizer. It will help your tween get all her jewelry organized and look cute in their room with a fun Jewelry Stand.
Another big trend this year is paper clip necklaces. This one has layers and you can use your child’s initial.
Girls will also love this cute butterfly necklace and earring set. It’s an adorable necklace they can wear every day.
Butterfly Hair Clips
Add some fun to your daughter’s hairdo with beautiful butterfly hair clips. The package comes with 6 different color clips to match their outfits.
Hoover Boards are hugely popular with kids right now. It’s a great way to get them outside and off electronics.
But for those that love their phone, they can connect this Hoover board to a Bluetooth speaker. It has self-balancing and it’s easy to ride for beginners to master.
Stem Kits for Girls
Does your child love science? Get them excited with this award-winning science kit for girls 9-12 years old. You’ll find a detailed lab book with 19 fun experiments to do at home. Plus tons of ideas for kids to use their imagination and create their own science experiments.
Coding at Home
Learn to code with this beginner coding kit with easy directions for kids to follow. They’ll use computer science skills to build sorting races, mystery mazes, binary necklaces, encryption devices, and more.
LED Strip Lights
Add some fun to your daughter’s room with LED Strip Lights. My kids love these especially changing the colors and making the lights flash or stay still. This set lets your kids sync lights to their music with Bluetooth.
Mix a spa day for your girls and STEM with this cool Spa Lab. Kids will learn the science behind creating bath bombs, body scrubs, lip balm, and more.
They’ll enjoy a girly day while learning science. The only downside is you will need some of your own ingredients like eggs, yogurt, and oatmeal. Things you’d have around your house.
Handcrafted Bath bombs are another fun and easy spa idea for home. These bath bombs have shea and cocoa butter and scents like lavender, vanilla & strawberry.
Keep your kid’s hair dry on their spa day with these cute Microfiber Hair towel wraps. They’re easy to use and cute!
Chalk Hair Color
Have fun with their hair by changing up the color using these chalk brushes. They’re easy to apply and are safe for kids to use on their hair.
If your kids are into make-up they’ll really like this fun vanity mirror. It lights up, magnifies, and has touch control.
Felt Message Boards
Let girls express themselves with a fun felt letter board. This double-sided felt board has 3 colors with letters, numbers, emojis, and symbols to help write out their feelings, humor, or thoughts.
Small Backpack Purse
A stylish and fun way for girls to carry their stuff when they’re out. They’ll love all the color choices for this cute bowknot leather backpack mini purse.
Go Glam Nail Stamper
Decorate the girl’s nails with these fun stamp patterns in the Go Glam kits. Let them show off their personality by creating their own unique fingernail designs.
The Pillow Pad has been a huge hit in our house. It lets kids adjust how they watch their iPad with 3 different ways to hold your iPad. Plus a nice pocket on the side to hold your apple Crayon or cell phone.
Make writing and recording their memories fun with the Dream Journal kit. Kids will enjoy writing in the book and adding their own personalities to pages with stickers and borders.
We also love this DIY Journaling Set that has a planner, organizer, and a diary with stickers, gems, and glitter. Plus a magnetic bookmark & tassel keychain.
Girl Empowering Coloring Books
Inspire your girls with these
Just Dance Game
Get the kids active with the Just Dance game on Wii, Nintendo Switch, or Xbox. The girls will enjoy trying to follow the dance move and get better and better each time. A fun way to spend time with friends too.
Crayola Sketch Wizard
Kids who are artistic will enjoy learning to sketch items they have at home with this cool board. You simply put an item on the board and use the photo filter to draw. I was amazed at what my kids could draw with Crayola Sketch Wizard.
Bring some humor to your gift with socks that have cute sayings. Look through and find a saying that fits your daughter.
I hope you found a few fabulous tween girl gift ideas. A fun gift your tween can be excited to open on their Birthday or Christmas morning. These 45 gift ideas for tweens are sure to make shopping easier for you and a very happy girl.
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Birthday Party Ideas & Games
Be ready for upcoming birthdays by visiting our Birthday party page and kids parties & games page for fun birthday games, themes, and gifts.
We even have virtual party ideas and Zoom Games when you can’t be with friends for your birthday.
Plus fun Tween & Teens games to play like Would You Rather Teens & Tweens Edition (free printable game) and Minute to Win It Games for Teens & Tweens.
Check out all our Holiday games and activities too during the Christmas season.
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Sunday 26th of February 2023
Their good ideas although, they kind of expensive. If your planning on doing this in the future I hope you know that not everyone is rich and some 12 year old's don't just want makeup they want other things such as more things to pass the time with or anything but makeup. If you let your child use makeup, it ruin their self esteem. Because you are making them feel less beautiful. They should NOT be allowed to wear makeup. So if you are planning on doing this again please be more mindful about others. P.S. I'm also not trying to sound like a Karen. Thank you!
Wednesday 23rd of November 2022
You are a life saver! Thank you for the ideas!
Monday 28th of November 2022
Hope you found the perfect gift!
Wednesday 23rd of December 2020
Impressive. I just like this collection of gift ideas and i really like these all ideas. I got some amazing ideas from your blog. Thanks for sharing this great blog!