Are you holiday shopping for a tween girl between the ages of 9-12 in your life? Check out these Gift Ideas for Tween Girls that any girl would love for Christmas or the holidays!

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What are the top gifts for Tween Girl for Christmas 2022?

Do you have a tween girl on your Christmas shopping list? Tween girls are a lot of fun to shop for because they still might like toys and games but they are also starting to appreciate more “grown up” gifts! You can really see your tween girl’s style and interests start to emerge as she gets to closer to being a teenager! It is fun to see what things she gets into!

I especially love seeing what my daughter likes to shop for because her style is similar to me in many ways but also different.

Christmas is a fun time to treat your tween girl to the things she loves! We have rounded up some of the best gift ideas for tweens this year!

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16 Gift Ideas for Tween Girls

There are so many fun gifts for tweens. We had a hard time narrowing down our list to just these items! Whether you have a artistic girl or a sporty one (or both), we’ve got some fun gift ideas for every tween  girl on your list!

Gifts for Tween Girls 2022

14 K Gold Personalized Necklace

Tween girls love personalized gifts! This 14K gold name necklace is under $20 and is the perfect piece of jewelry for a tween girl!

Honestly, this name necklace is a gift that teenagers and women would like too!


Poloroid Camera

Tween girls love to take pictures. This Instamax Poloroid Camera camera shows up on almost every holiday gift guide for girls.

My daughter got an Instamax camera  a few years ago and she still loves it. I’ll be honest that I wouldn’t mind one of my own!! Each year she usually gets a few packs of film in her stocking. There are a lot of different film paper available, so it is fun to gift a few different kinds! This is a great camera to get them started kids started on their photography skills!

Mini Light Box

What could be more fun for a tween girl that sharing her favorite messages and sayings with everyone that comes in her room?! A mini light box is a great gift for tween girls who like to be expressive!

This light box set comes with over 180 letters, numbers and symbols. So your tween is able to come up with an unlimited number of fun phrases and sayings.

Photo Hanging String Lights

Another fun gift idea that tweens can use in their room is a set of photo hanging string lights. Tweens can hang up pictures using the photo clips and the room gets a pretty glow from the twinkle lights!

Squishmallow Stuffed Animal

Tweens are not too old for stuffed animals. These squishmallows are so popular that even teens and adults love them! Squishmallows can be hot sellers and certain characters can cost more money. But, you can easily find a cute squishmallow for under $20.

Cute Pom Hat

If you live in a cooler climate, your tween girl would appreciate a cute hat to stay warm! There are so many Pom Hat styles and colors to choose from that there is sure to be one that is perfect for your tween girl. It is a practical but also stylish gift idea for tween girls!

DIY Cooking Kits

Does your tween like to be in the kitchen? Help to hone your tween girl’s cooking skills with one of these Cooking Kits. The box comes with just about every ingredient you need to make a fun treat!

Any tween girl would love this DIY Fortune Cookie Making Kit!

Washi Tape Set

When my daughter suggested this tape for our tween girl gift guide,  I checked out some sets and I might now be a little bit obsessed.

One of these sets just might make it in my daughter’s stocking. It’s a gift I would be happy with too! We like to use Washi tape to decorate mason jars, label things and decorate journals and books. So many fun ways to be creative!

This is a great gift idea for tweens who like to do craft projects!

Sharpie Pens or Markers

Another gift ideas for tween girls who like to do art is a set of nice pens or markers. Every tween and teen girl loves Sharpie markers. You can use them for just about every craft project! Sharpies always go missing in our house because everyone uses them! I’ve already picked up this set for my daughter for Christmas. I have this set of fine tip markers for myself and she is always borrowing them.

Clothing Subscription Box

Do you have a tween girl that loves to shop? A clothing subscription box is the perfect gift for tweens who like clothing!  Stitch Fix offers a clothing subscription box for girls! You can pick the frequency of the box and you can cancel at any time.

Each Stitch Fix box for kids is filled with 8-10 kids clothing items. You get to decide how often you would like to receive a box. My daughter got this subscription when she was a tween and it was a great way to add nice clothing pieces to her wardrobe. She appreciated not having to go to the store to try on clothes!

You fill out a style profile for your child just like you would for yourself. The more specific and detailed you are, the better the stylist is able to match you up with clothing your girl will love.

You can use this Stitch Fix affiliate link to get a $20 credit on your first Stitch Fix order.

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Slime Supplies

Just when we think Slime is on its way out, it has made a comeback this season! The kids like to make slime when they have friends visiting.  It is a nice rainy (or snowy) day activity.

This ice cream themed slime kit is loaded with 25 items and comes with everything your tween needs to make slime!

Non Toxic Nail Polish

Another fun gift idea for tween girls is a non toxic manicure set! This nail polish brand is cruelty free, Paraben Free and Formaldehyde Free.

There are many different pretty nail polish colors to choose from!

Karaoke Machine

This is a fun gift for tween girls and their friends! We have an older machine that doesn’t have blue tooth capability so I am thinking we need to upgrade to a new one! The lights on this karaoke machine make it so fun!

Nancy Drew Book Series

For tween girls who like to read, the Nancy Drew book series will have them reading for hours! This is a great book series for girls that has a smart and strong woman as the main character.

This book set has beautiful covers with artwork from the original book series.

Activity Tracker

For the tween on the go, consider a Fitbit designed specifically for kids 8 and up! This fitness tracker is just the right size for kids and looks just like the adult versions. The fitness tracker includes step counting, sleep tracker and heart rate monitor. At a reasonable price for a fitness tracker, this one is a great option!

Girl Talk Board Game

Tween girls love to hang out with their friends and to have sleepovers. This board game Girl Talk would be a fun game for tweens to play with their friends! There are truth or dare questions that is an updated version of the game from the 1980s! It is game of lighthearted fun that is sure to bring a lot of laughs!

Gifts for Tween Girls


While your days of buying your daughter children’s toys are over, you can still have a lot of fun shopping for your tween girl for Christmas! There are so many FUN Christmas gift ideas for tween girls! What would your tween girl like for the holidays this year?


Are you looking for more gift ideas for tweens and teens? Check out these posts:

15 Top Gifts for Teen Girls

Tween Girl Gift Ideas They Will Love

Gifts for Tween Boys

The Best Gifts for Lego Fans

15 Unique Gifts for Teenagers



  1. Holly Breton @ Pink Lady on November 21, 2018 at 7:34 am

    Seriously the karaoke machine would be a big hit here- contemplating that! Thanks for the tips Jaclyn and have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

    • Jaclyn on November 21, 2018 at 7:46 am

      I am too. I like gifts that the whole family can use together!!
      Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!!

  2. Diane@worthbeyondrubies on November 21, 2018 at 7:52 am

    Great suggestions! My tween is so hard to buy for! She is the only one of my kids who doesn’t ever really say what she wants for Christmas!

  3. ShootingStarsMag on November 21, 2018 at 9:22 am

    I have one of those cameras! I love it, though I should probably stock up on some more film so I can use it more. haha


  4. Dara on November 21, 2018 at 9:42 am

    My kids are getting an instax camera! Two of them agreed to share it, so I hope that works!

  5. Carli on November 21, 2018 at 10:23 am

    Love these ideas. Especially the Instax camera.

  6. Kayla Haas on November 21, 2018 at 2:54 pm

    My tween sister in law would love that camera! These are such great ideas ❤

  7. Ayanna on November 21, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    Great list! As a tween mom myself, this has given me a lot of ideas for this Christmas.

  8. Bailey on November 23, 2018 at 9:40 am

    I love these ideas! I have been trying to figure out what to get my niece forever! This is a great start.

  9. Katie Beck on November 23, 2018 at 11:20 pm

    Oh slime supplies!! Perfect idea for mine. This is a great list as tween girls can be impossible to buy for!

  10. Kimmy Ripley on December 4, 2018 at 8:14 am

    My daughter would love the karaoke machine and slime kit!

    • Jaclyn on December 4, 2018 at 8:20 am

      The karaoke machine is one of my favorites too!

  11. Holly Breton @ Pink Lady on November 9, 2021 at 5:58 am

    Love this list yet again! So many cute ideas 🙂

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