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Gifts for Tween Girls
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My daughter got her first electronic craft cutter when she was just seven and I was shocked at how she just figure out how to do it very quickly. This Silhouette Portrait is the smaller of the Silhouette craft cutters and it would make a great gift for older tweens. They will love creating their own vinyl decals, cards for friends or cool personalized t-shirts. There is a bit of a learning curve to it, but there are lots of great videos online and several of these bundles includes ebook manuals to help with learning. The Silhouette Portrait 3 is perfect for cutting materials up to 9 inches wide and up to 60 feet long. This cutting machine is ideal for cutting any letter- and A4-sized materials like paper, cardstock, and sticker sheets as well as longer rolls of material, like adhesive vinyl or heat heat transfer vinyl for tshirts. You can also purchase Silhouette Portrait 3 Machines and bundles on Amazon.
Klutz is known for high-quality book and crafting kits. I love that so much is included with each kit.
This Klutz Magical Baking Kit is a great gift idea for your creative bakers. Simply add a sprinkle of fairy dust and a dollop of imagination! This baking kit includes recipes, tools, and decorations to inspire kid chefs to make magic in the kitchen. Each recipe is designed for kids to make with a grown-up assistant’s help, and follows a magical theme. There are mermaid-themed pies, yeti donuts, an enchanted castle cake, magic pretzel wands and more!
Crafty tweens will enjoy this cool Klutz Mini Sushi Bar clay crafting kit. They will learn to make 16 cute sushi characters using clay and mixed media. Learn about the art of making sushi as you roll and sculpt adorable food with faces. Clay chefs will learn the difference between sushi rolls, onigiri (rice balls), sashimi, mochi, and other treats from Japan. Then, build out your sushi spread by packing a papercraft bento box, or a fancy dinner display. Complete the scene with mealtime extras, including an origami holder for your miniature chopsticks. Itadakimasu!
The Klutz Mini Grocery Store is another clay crafting kit that will keep your tweens busy. They will love making a super cute supermarket! Create more than 20 cute clay characters from every aisle of the grocery store: meat, produce, frozen food, and canned goods. Then make a papercraft shopping basket to tote them around. Crystal-clear instructions show what clay measurements you need and custom foam shapes make challenging projects easier! Sprinkled throughout are plenty of ideas to customize your grocery haul with cute food labels and packaging. Don’t forget your shopping list!
Escape rooms are all the rage and now your tweens can challenge with these highly-reviewed cool games from Thames and Kosmos. EXIT: The Game is a series of affordable escape room games for the home. Players must solve riddles and puzzles and crack codes to escape from an imaginary room or environment. But the clock is ticking! Can you escape? Each Exit game has a new theme and they are rated by difficulty on the front of each box.
These Birkenstock Eva Sandals are both affordable and comfortable. These cool sandals are a classic sandal, now available in super lightweight and flexible EVA. The high-quality, odor-neutral material is also waterproof, washable and extremely easy to care for. Complete with an anatomically-shaped foot bed with a deep heel, arch support and toe grip. These are perfect for the beach, the pool or really anywhere. They come in several great colors or a few tie dye colorways. You can also find these Birkenstock Evas at Famous Footwear or you can find these Birkenstock Evas at Anthropology.
DIAMOND PAINTING KITS – LEISURE ARTS OR DIAMOND DOTZ
Diamond painting is a fun art project for older kids, tweens and teens. My teen spends hours on her diamond paintings. She finds that it quiets her mind and is so satisfied when her project is complete. Diamond painting compares to painting by number, except you are using the diamond painting tool to place each diamond, according to the corresponding number on the canvas. You can find beginner kits for younger kids and advanced kits for teens. These cool kits come in a variety of themes such as flowers, nature, animals, beaches, plus in licensed designs such as The Mandalorian, Star Wars, Harry Potter and more. Choose from Leisure Arts kits or Diamond Dotz. You can also find Diamond Painting kits at Joann. Michael’s Stores online also carries Diamond Painting kits.
Tweens and Teens are going crazy for these cool Sunset Projection Lamps as they were featured on Tik Tok. They can enjoy the mesmerizing blaze from the sun whenever they like with this cool lamp. They can create a cool atmosphere with 16 different color options, including a color changing and fading mode. It is made of a durable aluminum, includes a remote, and the lamp rotates 360 degrees.
This Razor Flashback 2-Wheel Scooter has cool air tires and it rides smoother than your traditional Razor scooter. Your tweens can take it back to the golden era of the ’80s and ’90s BMX with the Razor Flashback kick scooter–Razor’s homage to the early days of BMX and the company’s Californian heritage. As fun to look at as it is to ride, the Flashback is a bold-colored feast for the eyes and soul. With dual hand brakes sitting atop the BMX-inspired riser handlebar, you can make easy and intuitive stops on this smooth ride. That smoothness comes from the two 12-inch (305 mm) mag wheels that provide exceptional bump-absorption for those moments when the asphalt or sidewalk loses its composure. The extra-large deck gives you plenty of room to stand on. Designed for riders ages 8 and up, the Flashback is truly the nostalgic stuff of dreams. You can also find this cool Razor Flashback Scooter on Amazon.
Those long car rides to dance or soccer will never be the same with this super fun The Singing Machine Microphone, Carpool Karaoke edition. Sing like the Adeles and Bruno Mars of the world with a mobile karaoke experience like no other. Simply tune-in via FM radio and get ready to jam out! From road-trips to quick trips, sing along with Carpool Karaoke, The Mic for endless fun. The carpool Karaoke microphone comes with Bluetooth modules to play any music from your phone. The dynamic microphone allows you to belt out your favorite tunes with echo vocal effects. The FM tuner takes over your car audio. The carpool karaoke has a built in long lasting rechargeable battery, so the fun can last the whole car ride. You can also find the Singing Machine – Carpool Karaoke 2.0 at Walmart.
Boredom will no longer be a thing with this 52 DIY Crafts for Girls: Pretty Projects You Were Made to Create! book. Encourage the artist in your tween with these 52 DIY activities designed to help her believe in herself and convince her she can accomplish anything she sets her mind to. Each craft is illustrated by Michal Sparks with an easy-to-understand, hand-drawn DIY with a simple set of instructions. In addition, each DIY comes with a supply list, skill level projection, approximate cost, and estimated timeframe to complete the project. Nothing hard. Nothing complicated. Just easy and fun projects for your girl to enjoy by herself, with friends, or with you!
If your tween is into dance, cheer, gymnastics or if they just want to improve their flexibility, this cool Stunt Stand Stretching Strap makes a great gift idea. This easy-to-use door strap stretcher will improve your leg flexibility, balance and range of motion to achieve results, FAST, and you will love the all-fabric door anchor that is non-scratching. It includes an instruction guide, on the package, that will show you how to effortlessly put the strap on your foot for maximum comfort! Your tween will also gain access to how-to-use videos on the STUNT STAND website and achieve the flexibility they have always wanted!
Alphabet beads are hot right now and even my teen is getting into alphabet bracelets and I love that this Fashion Angels Galaxy Beading kit includes silvertone alphabet beads. Your tween can create over 30+, one-of-a-kind bracelets. With over 800 beads, galaxy themed charms and letters, dthey can make personalized bracelets for all of their friends and family. Make charm bracelets, message bracelets, spell out your name or combine them and create something truly unique. Learn bracelet making and crafting skills that will turn into a life-long hobby. This set includes a variety of beads and charms, cording, a plastic storage case, and an instructional sheet.
Beanies are hot for tweens and teens right now and this super cool Herschel Elmer Beanie is right on-trend for girls. It is made of ribbed knit and it has a cuff that can be adjusted to fit your tween or teen just right. Choose from several cool colors! You can also find this Herschel Elmer Beanie on Amazon.
This highly-reviewed Anker Soundcore Motion Boom Outdoor Boombox Speaker makes a cool gift idea at an affordable price. Make a statement with Motion Boom outdoor speaker—press play and experience huge stereo sound that’s distortion-free, even at high volumes. This speaker utilizes the latest Bluetooth technology for a skip-free and ultra-stable connection with your device. Motion Boom’s drivers have pure titanium diaphragms to reproduce high frequencies up to 40kHz for sound that has noticeably higher clarity. Plus, it is fully waterproof and will even float back up to the surface if it’s dropped in water, which makes it a great speaker to take to the pool or on the lake. The Motion Boom outdoor speaker has a 10,000mAh battery to power up to 24 hours of playtime. It also doubles as a device charger and allows you to plug in your phone and other devices to charge while listening.
If you are going to buy one splurge clothing item for your tween, she will love these Lululemon Hottie Hot High Rise Shorts. These high quality shorts are great for sports, dance, cheer or just hanging around. My daughter has had the same ones for years and they have been washed over and over, while they still look brand new. These shorts come in a variety of fun colors, but basic black is my favorite.
These Caboodles organizers were hot in the 90s and they have been back in style for a few years now. I love this gorgeous Rose Gold Caboodles Organizer. Your tween can store and tote around her makeup or beauty supplies in this nice, organized case. Caboodles come in so many fun colors and sizes. You can also find Caboodles at Target.
The My Creative Camp’s Beginner’s Quilling Kit has all the paper quilling tools and supplies for beginners, age 8 and up, to start their quilling journey. In this craft box, you will find quilling designs and an instructions booklet to make your cool quilling crafts. The booklet will give you many quilling ideas and inspire you to create your own masterpieces. You can use the card making supplies to make birthday cards. The storage box makes it convenient to get organized and safely store your quilling strips and tools. You can also purchase sold separately, Quilling Paper Refills, in a variety of sizes and colors.
This new GoTrax GKX Electric Scooter is the perfect gift for outside fun! It can be used as either an electric scooter or a regular kick scooter. The 6″ Hard rubber tires are great for bumpy sidewalks and neighborhood streets. This scooter is easy for your tween to master, using the assisted motor the GKS smoothly accelerates. They can lift their foot from back gravity sensor to slow down and then put their foot on the rear brake to realize safe stop. The high capacity battery can reach distances of up to 4 miles per charge. The GKS is ready for any adventure! Choose from 4 different cool colors and it will accomodate tweens up to 154lbs.
Feeling Nostalgic for Disney? Your tweens will enjoy a taste of Disney with this Disney Jungle Cruise Game by Ravensburger. Welcome to the world-famous Jungle Cruise! You’ve been hired to transport a boatload of cargo and passengers down the river to Jungle Navigation Company Headquarters. There, company president Alberta Falls will appoint one family of passengers as temporary caretakers—and your new bosses—while she goes on a much-needed sabbatical. Be prepared to lose passengers and cargo to dangers hidden in the jungle, but don’t worry—you’ll find more along the way! Find clues along the river to see which family Alberta has chosen. Transport the most valuable boatload of cargo and passengers to Headquarters to win! This game has great replay value – 45-60 minute play time, for 2-4 players, ages 10 and up. Jungle Cruise’s innovative game play is easy-to-learn and everchanging.
Tie Dye is all the rage this year and your tweens and teens will love this gorgeous Tie Dye Faux Fur and Sherpa Throw. It is super soft and cozy and comes in several different tie dye colorways. This beautiful sherpa blanket utilizes advanced tie-dye technology, carefully constructed of high grade luxurious faux fur and extremely soft Sherpa. You will fall in love with this softness and elegance.
Tween artists will love this introduction to hand lettering and this is a great keep-busy activity. This affordable, new Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy for Kids is a fun and easy guidebook to learning lettering techniques. The book includes an introduction to lettering, tips and tools to get you started, several alphabets to master, tons of practice words, and so many fun projects and party ideas to put your new lettering skills on display!!
These Tombow Dual Brush Markers are great for tweens to help with lettering techniques. The water-based ink is blendable and the resilient nylon brush retains it’s point stroke after stroke. The brush tip works like a paintbrush to create fine, medium, or bold strokes and the fine tip gives consistent lines. Choose from several packs of different colorways.
Oh how I love these affordable tiered rolling carts for craft supplies, books games and more. Your tweens and teens can store all of their favorite things in this cart. There are hanging cups to store their fancy art pens or scissors and the top tier has partitions to hold small craft items, small paint bottles and more and will support up to 200lbs of her favorite things. Equipped with 4 rubber wheels (2 lockable) and handle design make it easy and convenient to keep the serving cart roll it around to anywhere you need or place in a permanent place. Choose from teal or black.
Personalizing a fun spiral journal with the STMT D. I. Y Journaling Set with be a hit with your tween! This journal fits the needs of any writer, creator or memory gatherer. Organize lists, thoughts, feelings or memories with this fun kit. This set comes with everything your tween needs to make it her own! With trendy patterned papers, fun chipboard frames and sparkling glitter tape, she’ll be able to uniquely decorate all 70 pages! The ideal gift for the avid scrapbooker or fill it with memories as a gift for a family member or friend.
With the HP Sprocket Select Photo Printer, your tween girl can conveniently print photos from her smartphone or tablet—and from virtually anywhere. Make time with friends more memorable with instantly shareable 2.3 x 3.4 (now larger) snapshots or stickers of every fun-filled moment. Pocket-size printer: About the size of a smartphone, this Bluetooth printer goes anywhere. It easily fits into a bag or backpack, and it’s so light you’ll barely notice it’s there. Download the free HP sprocket app to access exclusive designer features for your pictures, customize your photos with doodles before printing, and unlock content in Augmented reality. Search the APP by hashtag to seamlessly filter and print social media photos from your smartphone. The Hp Sprocket uses Zink sticky-backed photo paper.
Tweens, teens and adults will have a blask with this Klask Magnetic Game that’s half foosball, half air hockey. Like a foosball table on-the-go, Klask comes fully assembled and can be played on any flat surface, making it perfect to play indoors, outdoors or anywhere. Get your hand under the table! Try to score but watch out for the hole! Use your magnetic handle and striker to defend your half, avoid the biscuits (magnets) and send the ball flying into your opponent’s goal to score. Be careful not to land your striker in your own goal!
Your tweens will love this affordable and fun activity! Surprises are always fun, and even better in the shape of a tasty treat. The Craft-tastic Mini Surprise Balls set provides not just the surprises, but everything needed to make the trendy surprise balls shaped like delicious treats. Just make a bracelet with three puffy charms and place it inside one of the seven plastic capsules, along with some confetti. Then wrap it up and decorate it to look like a drink cup, popcorn bucket, hot chocolate mug, candy, sushi, a cherry, or a cupcake. Or let your imagination soar and create your own!
The Craftastic Make Your Own Surprise Ball Kit makes slightly larger surprise balls and is another affordable and fun kit for tweens. Make a puffy charm bracelet, backpack charm or write a sweet note to a friend then place it inside one of the five plastic capsules along with glitter and confetti. Then wrap it up and decorate it to look like a happy emoji, cuddly teddy bear, cute koala, magical unicorn or tasty ice cream cone. This kit is packed with supplies to create five surprise balls and the surprises to go inside, including stickers, notes and much more. Whether for sharing with friends or making with friends, the Craft-tastic Surprise Balls set is a great way to express creativity and to think about others. Everything you need to get started right away is in the box – even the cute little charms and more to stick in the surprise balls!
Your kids will love this pocket-size, highly-reviewed cool game. Randomise is the ridiculously fun party game of drawing, acting and describing. How will you draw a sweaty crab snowboarding? Or act out a tough butterfly giving birth? Or describe an itchy teacher playing the guitar? Offering something for all ages and abilities, this family-friendly party game is certain to get everyone laughing.
Disney Books has come out with yet another Twisted Tale and your older tweens won’t be able to get enough of this series! In these popular books, we get to know some of the most popular Disney heroines but in a different way, since this is a what if story.
These Squishable plushes are super fun decor items for tween girls. They come in a variety of sizes. I love this Boba Tea Squishable in the 15 inch size or this Sushi Squishable in the 15 inch size. You can choose from 15 inch size Squishables, 7 inch size Squishables, or mini clip on Squishables. I love the fun taco, iced coffee, mac and cheese and more!
Retro Rollerskating is all the rage on Tik Tok and your tweens will love this Buffalo Games Skate Night Puzzle. Enjoy piecing together this colorful collection of roller skating memorabilia! Decorative white skates with pink and blue pom-poms are the focal point and are surrounded by a collage of bottle caps, stickers, skate check tickets and patches. Skate night would not be complete without music or a disco ball!
Even tweens love having their own secret hideaway! This pretty bed tent is a great place for your tween to read, study and more. There are three doors for your tween to easily access her tent and it has a great venting system so that air flows through the tent. This tent is available twin size or queen/full and comes in four, pretty, muted colors.
Your tweens will love learning about the exciting hobby of rock tumbling with National Geographic. This set includes all the accessories you’ll need to start polishing dazzling gems. Rock tumbling is tons of fun and a great way to start an extraordinary rock collection. Rock tumbling is a fun activity for children of all ages and promotes an interest in geology and science. Introduce your kid to science the fun way! Join National Geographic as we inspire future generations by showing them the wonders of the natural world. This high-quality tumbling machine has powerful motor that will last for years and comes with a 2-year warranty. It includes an automatic shutoff timer, a noise-reducing, leak-proof barrel and easy-to-follow rock tumbling instructions.
Tweens and teens will adore this super cool Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Film Camera and it makes a great gift. Meet the NEW INSTAX Mini 11 Instant Camera: the successor to the INSTAX Mini 9 Instant Camera. With its new Automatic Exposure function, there is no need to adjust a dial anymore to take photos based on your lighting. Just snap and shoot! Take the perfect selfie with the Mini 11’s Selfie Mode that allows you to get up close and personal with its built-in macro mode and selfie mirror. The camera also includes two fun shutter button accessories that can be attached to the shutter button to customize the camera’s look. The Mini 11 will be available in 5 colors: Sky Blue, Lilac Purple, Ice White, Charcoal Gray and Blush Pink. Expressing yourself has never been easier with the Mini 11! You can also find this Instax Mini 11 Bundle at Target.
Your tweens will enjoy assembling this cool LEGO Star Wars The Child (75318) build-and-display model and it is going to be a hot item this year. Authentic details of this popular character, affectionately known as Baby Yoda, are recreated in LEGO style, with posable head, ears and mouth for different expressions, plus the Child’s favorite toy – a gearshift knob (element included) – for it to hold just like it does in Star Wars: The Mandalorian. This is a fun gift idea for kids aged 10+ and any Star Wars fan, it includes clear building instructions so even LEGO beginners can enjoy the fun, creative process. This buildable model also comes with an information sign and the Child LEGO minifigure to complete a charming display. LEGO Star Wars for all!
Seeing their favorite Harry Potter books come to life is so much fun! These Harry Potter Illustrated books gives them amazing illustrated pages as they read along. My kids love these! So far, they have only released three books in the series as illustrated books. They are truly collector’s books. Your Harry Potter lovers will love these gorgeous books!
Finger Knitting Fun is a fun project for tween girls! Learning how to knit with your fingers is the best way to start crafting without cumbersome needles! All you need is some yarn and your hands to create modern and sophisticated knitted strands that you can use in any project around the house or everyday fashion. From jewelry and wearable accessories to wall art, gifts, and room decorations, Finger Knitting Fun includes illustrated, step-by-step instructions for 28 projects, which use yarn and other exciting materials such as paracord, leather, and more. She can grab that ball of yarn and easily turn it into a charming knitted piece with endless possibilities!
Let your tween’s imagination run wild with this cool Makey Makey Invention Kit. They can Make a banana piano, play games on a play dough game pad, take a selfie of their cat every time she drinks water. How? First, load up a computer program or any webpage. Let’s say you load up a piano. Then, instead of using the computer keyboard buttons to play the piano, you can hook the Makey Makey to something fun, like bananas, and the bananas become your piano keys. There are so many fun projects they can try at the Makey Makey website.
Older tweens will love transforming a simple sheet of paper into a runway-ready outfit with easy-to-follow instructions and illustrated diagrams from origami master Sok Song. With thirty unique origami models and fashion-forward folding papers, she’ll create one-of-a-kind gowns and sophisticated dresses for elegant occasions, as well as everyday items such as jeans, sweaters, and jackets-plus accessories to complete every look. Everything that is needed to create a custom origami wardrobe is included. Origami Chic is a fun project for older tween girls.
Watch Ya’ Mouth is the AUTHENTIC, Hilarious, Mouthguard Party Game and your tweens will get a kick out of this game. In this laughter-inducing, competitive card-based game, teams of players, hampered by cheek retractors, attempt to read and interpret/speak out phrases and…. Hilarity ensues! Good for Ages 8+, with virtually unlimited players (when played using our “Alternate” rule set), Watch Ya’ Mouth is a must for any gathering, party, game night, or family night. Our mouthpieces are FDA and CE certified, our cards are thick and durable, and our community is second to none.
My daughter bought the Creatibles DIY Erasers kit with her own money and she had so much fun making these. I was shocked at how well the kit worked. The easy make and bake eraser kit where you can shape your very own eraser. You build it, bake it and erase with it. Make all sorts of amazing eraser creations with this Do It Yourself kit. Creatibles comes with 12 pliable clay colors that can be mixed for an endless amount of hues. Create any kind of cool shapes, characters or whatever you want your eraser to be. Follow the baking instructions and you’ll have an amazing eraser all your own. And it comes in a nifty reusable case. It’s fun to make and fun to erase.
You tweens will go crazy over these larger than life iScream Pillows. There’s always room for one more fun, bright, comfy, crazy pillow – especially when it’s as fun as this yummy treat of a pillow! This full-color, soft poly/spandex blend pillow features a photoreal print on both sides and is super comfortable and squishy since it’s filled with microbeads that move with you. The perfect combination of fun, design and comfort! They come in all sorts of fun prints like donuts, cakes, a gumball machine, popcorn, a cookie and more.
Tweens that love to spa will love this fun Conair Vibrating Foot Spa and 5D Nail Art Sticker Collection Set. A luxurious spa experience awaits your tween with Conair’s relaxing foot bath. Step into the vibrating, soothing foot spa. Easy toe-touch control allows you to activate all the features. Afterwards, they can paint their toes and finish with a cute decal to give your tween that fresh from the salon look.
I love that there is a super simple book for tweens to learn a little bit about sewing. This book includes lots of easy, hand-sewing projects for your girls to try, even if your family is not a sewing family. This book boasts that very little parent supervision is needed, which is great because most tweens are so independent. Sewing School: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make includes patterns and instructions for 21 projects such as a doll blanket, pillow, drawstring bag and more. Once hand-sewing is mastered, your girls can try Sewing School 2: Lessons in Machine Sewing; 20 Projects Kids Will Love to Make, which is a beginning machine sewing book. This highly-reviewed book includes 20 different machine sewing projects.
Faber Castel Gel Sticks – 12 ct. and Faber Castel Eco Pencils 12 Metallic Colored Pencils Arts & Crafts
These Faber Castel art supplies aren’t your average Crayola products. They are cool, innovative supplies for your budding tween artist. I love these Eco Pencils 12 Metallic Colored Pencils . These are high quality and will add pretty metallic colors to all of their projects. If you have never seen Gel Sticks before, these ones are geared towards young artists. They are semi-solid paint sticks that roll up and down. You can rub them straight onto our project or you can dab a bit of water on a brush and use the gel stick that way.
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