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30 Awesome Gifts for 12-Year-Old Girls

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Tween Girl Gifts

No longer kids and not yet teens, 12-year-old girls can be challenging to shop for. But fear not, we've got a long list of gifts — from craft- and outdoors-related presents to creative and gaming-related products and beyond — that will have her glowing as she tears off the wrapping paper. 


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Converse Footwear
Amazon

Converse Footwear

Around $40 and up from Amazon

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If you're looking for a gift for a 12-year-old trendsetter, you can't go wrong with a pair of Chucks. There are a lot of styles and colors available, so choose what works best for the young woman in your life.

Angie Thomas 2-Book Box Set
Amazon

Angie Thomas 2-Book Box Set

$20 from Amazon

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Angie Thomas's books encourage young women to find their voice and "make some noise" — one of the reasons they're so beloved in this age group. This set includes "The Hate U Give" and "One the Come Up," both critically acclaimed and eye-opening titles. 


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Porseme Essential Oil Diffuser
Amazon

Porseme Essential Oil Diffuser

$46 from Amazon

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We love this essential oil diffuser for its hand-blown glass top and eye-catching firework pattern. It can run for seven hours and has four timing functions.

Personalized Novelty LED Light
Etsy
The Lovely Box Gift Set
Etsy

The Lovely Box Gift Set

$59 from Etsy

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Give her a box full of goodies she won't easily forget. This gift box from Etsy seller Over the Rainbo Crafts includes 20-plus goodies, such as scrunches, bath bombs, a candle, skincare products, a pendant necklace, stickers, and more.

Sticker Set
Urban Outfitters

Sticker Set

$13 from Urban Outfitters

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Stickers can say a lot about a person, particularly when plastered on a laptop, Chromebook, Hydroflask water bottle, or any other accessory. Give her plenty of options to choose from with this set, which includes 2,500 "little stickers for your big life."

Young girl making bead bracelets at home
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Crafting Subscription Box

$20/month from Annie's Creative Girls Club

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If you've got a creative young lady on your hands, she'll love getting a monthly shipment with the supplies to construct a cool craft. Past projects have included a watermelon-dyed tote bag, knot bracelets, and macrame wall hanging.


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Journaling Set
Amazon
Star Projector Night Light
Amazon

Star Projector Night Light

$30 from Amazon

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Maybe she's still a little afraid of the dark, and maybe not — either way, she'll adore the way this gadget lights up her room like a star-filled night sky. It comes in a few different colors and can be run on batteries or via a USB charger.

Mini Backpack
Amazon

Mini Backpack

$21 from Amazon

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This adorable faux-leather mini-backpack comes in seven colors and includes a main compartment plus smaller compartments for a phone, power bank, wallet, makeup, and more.

Girls' Hooded Tie-Dye Pajama Jumpsuit
Target

Girls' Hooded Tie-Dye Pajama Jumpsuit

$17 from Target

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This fun and vibrant loungewear features a kangaroo pocket and lightweight construction so she can chill out in it all year-round.


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Homall Gaming Chair
Amazon

Homall Gaming Chair

$130 from Amazon

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If your girl is a gamer who also just happens to like girlie-girl colors, this pink and lavender faux leather gaming chair gets great reviews from buyers and features a reclining backrest, adjustable height, and extra cushion.

Sheet Mask Set
Amazon

Sheet Mask Set

$10 from Amazon

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She might not be ready for makeup yet, but you can encourage good skincare and promote self-care with this set, which includes 12 Korean face masks in varieties such as soothing aloe, brightening lemon, and moisturizing avocado.

Magneto Boards Kicktail Cruiser Skateboard
Target

Magneto Boards Kicktail Cruiser Skateboard

$80 from Target

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Whether your kiddo likes to cruise to the skate park or just around the neighborhood, this 44-inch bamboo and maple board will let her do so in style.

Heart & Initial Pendant Set
Etsy

Heart & Initial Pendant Set

$18 and up from Etsy

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This set will remind her that you love her and she can carry that love with her always. You can customize the initial, the chain length and material, and the message card that comes with the gift.

Draw Manga Book & Kit
Uncommon Goods

Draw Manga Book & Kit

$14 from Uncommon Goods

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If you've got a budding artist on your hands who's into the mega-popular manga trend, this set will make a great gift. It includes fine liner pens, watercolor paints, a brush, and the fundamentals of drawing manga-style characters.


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Spikeball Set
Target

Spikeball Set

$60 from Target

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Get ready for summer fun with this outdoor game set, which comes with balls, the net, and a drawstring bag for neatly packing everything up. The rules combine foursquare with volleyball, and it's guaranteed to keep kids (and adults) away from their phones for at least a little while.

Dungeons & Dragons Essentials Kit Game
Target

Dungeons & Dragons Essentials Kit Game

$16 from Target

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D&D has made a huge comeback during the past year as kids find themselves with ample time on their hands. If you want to get your kiddo on the bandwagon, get her started with this set, which includes everything she'll need to create characters and get started on his dungeon-mastering skills.

The Candery Cotton Candy Machine
Amazon
Beyond Outdoors EPS Tumbling Blocks
Target

Beyond Outdoors EPS Tumbling Blocks

$80 from Target

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Another gift designed to get kids outside (although it could also be used indoors), this giant Jenga-inspired set includes a carrying case so that it can be packed away when not in use.

Schwinn Unisex Adjustable Inline Skate
Target

Schwinn Unisex Adjustable Inline Skate

$46 from Target

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Girls with an active lifestyle will relish the opportunity to learn to inline skate. This pair features a molded shell that changes sizes with the push of a button and form-fitting comfort liner and cam-lever buckle for an adjustable fit.

Gotrax XR Ultra Electric Scooter
Amazon

Gotrax XR Ultra Electric Scooter

$360 from Amazon

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She can cruise the neighborhood in style on this foldable electric scooter, which has a travel range of up to 17 miles. It features an LED display that shows current speed, speed modes, and battery life, and includes a headlight.

Light Up Face Mask
Uncommon Goods
Comgrow 3D Printer
Amazon

Comgrow 3D Printer

$250 from Amazon

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For creative kids with an interest in computers, design, or engineering, this well-rated 3D printer makes a fun and challenging gift.

Redbox Movie Night Care Package
Amazon

Redbox Movie Night Care Package

$25 from Amazon

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If the 12-year-old girl in your life loves a good movie night, she'll appreciate this gift set, which will make the evening even more fun and tasty with plenty of popcorn and a variety of candy.


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Electronic Drum Set
Amazon
Mattel Blokus Family Fun Game
Walmart
Redragon All in 1 PC Gamer Bundle
Amazon

Redragon All in 1 PC Gamer Bundle

$50 from Amazon

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Upgrade her gamer cred with an accessory set that includes a keyboard, headphones, mouse, and mouse pad. The keyboard features seven different RGB light modes and effects and four brightness levels, and the headphones feature a microphone for gaming with friends.

Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers
Amazon

Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers

$9 from Amazon

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For girls who love to read is this critically acclaimed book about four kids who form a troop of their own and find sisters from other misters in the process. The book has themes of justice and independence, and has been called "an inspiring story about the power of truth, and of true friends.”

Let's Start Coding Ultimate Coding Kit
Amazon

Let's Start Coding Ultimate Coding Kit

$150 from Amazon

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Whether you've got a future computer programmer on your hands or just want her time online to be a little more productive now and then, this award-winning STEM kit contains everything she'll need to challenge her technical skills. Its software is compatible with multiple operating systems.