Gift Ideas for Tweens and Bigger Kids
These fun gift ideas for tweens will help make shopping a breeze, so you can find the perfect presents and have time to enjoy the holidays.
Tweens can definitely be tricky to shop for, but it isn’t impossible.
When kids are between being a little kid and being a more grownup teenager, they still like to play.
However, they are discovering who they are and want to be respected as they grow and express themselves.
Tweens are smart and many of these gift ideas will tap into their brain power as they play.
Take a look at these ideas, so you can choose appropriate gifts for the tweens you know and love.
Gift Guide Toys for Tweens
Loog makes real guitars that are sized for kids, so this is the perfect way for your tween to have fun learning to play.
They have acoustic guitars, electric guitars and even ukuleles.
Rainbow Lip Balm Kit
Science is fun and practical, so your kids will enjoy the hands on chemistry and biology activities with the Rainbow Lip Balm Lab.
Yes, science is fun.
And, it can also taste delicious and look shiny and sparkly.
Kids will learn about the chemistry of blending and mixing the cosmetics.
They’ll also learn about skin biology and dermatology basics.
In the process, they’ll create real lip balms and lip glosses in a variety of pretty colors and tasty flavors.
Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty
Rainbow Thinking Putty from Crazy Aaron’s will provide hours and hours of entertainment.
The US made putty is made from silicone and won’t dry out.
Kids can stretch it, shape it, bounce it and tear it.
The rainbow colored putty sparkles with the colors of the rainbow.
There are lots of other colors available, too.
Disney 5 Second Rule Game
The Disney Edition 5 Second Rule game will have your tweens laughing, when they play with friends or family.
Kids are challenged to think fast, which may seem like it would be easy.
However, things can get tricky when the pressure is on.
The Rise of Gru Fart ‘n Fire
Squeeze the trigger of The Rise of Gru Fart ‘N Fire, so that you can let it rip.
There are 20 different fart sounds that will make kids and adults giggle.
If you’d like to create your own personal sounds, extend or shorten the trombone chamber to create customized farts.
The Addams Family Mansion Mayhem Video Game
The game lets you bring your favorite characters to life by playing them in an interactive environment with lots of scary things happening all around them!
New and exciting challenges await at every turn as you play as each character – Wednesday, Gomez, Morticia and Pugsley.
Kids will have lots of fun exploring this mysterious mansion filled with lost relics and hidden secrets.
Special Edition Uno Space Jam Card Game
The Uno Space Jam Special Edition Game is a great gift for kids who love UNO.
This game will play like classic UNO, but it has a special rule that makes the game more unique.
The Welcome to the Jam wild card allows players to add an extra player in any turn, which can accommodate up to 10 people at once!
The set comes complete with instructions, so players can easily learn how to play the newest home version of one of your family’s favorite games!
Beef Boss Nerf Fortnite Super Soaker
Fortnite fans can have some real life fun, when they play with the Nerf Beef Boss Super Soaker.
It is a small easy to carry size and is great for outdoor fun.
Pixicade Plus Mobile Game Maker
Kids can create their own video games from their drawings, when they use the Pixicade Plus Mobile Game Maker.
The STEM toy is educational, but is also a whole lot of fun.
Beat That is The Bonkers Battle of Wacky Challenges, so, of course, it will be fun for your tweens.
It can be played with a variety of ages, so tweens can play the game with friends or with the whole family.
Hope you got some great gift ideas for tweens, so you can pick up the gifts that will delight the picky tweens on your holiday shopping list.
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Additional Holiday Gift Guides
Following are fantastic holiday gift ideas for the whole family, but you can use the guides to find gifts for other occasions, too.
- Gift Ideas for Self Care
- Gift Ideas for Weekend Travelers
- Whiskey Lovers Gift Ideas
- Gifts for Minions Fans
- Gifts for Space Jam Fans
For great deals on a beautiful assortment of gifts and necessities for adults, teens, kids and babies, check out these familiar online stores.
- Home Depot
- Banana Republic
- Just Flowers
- Old Navy
- American Girl
Free Holiday Printables to Download
Check out my free Christmas printables, when you are looking for fun activities to do at home.
Following are a few that your family may enjoy:
- Christmas Scattergories
- Santa’s Word Scramble
- Christmas Word Search
- Christmas Tree Coloring Page
- My Christmas Wish List Coloring Page
Some are educational, but others are just plain fun.
There are coloring pages, crafts, word puzzles, mazes, memory games and many other family friendly activities.
Crafts are fun all year long, but they are extra magical at holiday time.
Following are some of my favorite Christmas accordion leg crafts.
Each one has a free template that you can download.
- Polar Bear
- Christmas Tree
- Ice Skater
- Santa Claus
- Mrs. Claus
What would you like to do with your family first?