Girls who are on the cusp between being a child and a teenager can face a lot of stress in identifying who they really are. They are still considered as children but, at the same time, should already be treated like little adults. When considering gifts for 12-year-old girls, a person must always bear in mind that the best gift should always grab their interest with cuteness, and at the same time, still be helpful in developing their skills or giving them social leverage. Here we’ve rounded up some unique ideas that might assist you to get started in your searching adventure. Surely you are going to pick one that she’ll adore.
Gifts for 12-Year-Old Girls
3D Wooden Puzzles Owl Clock
Transform any girl’s bedroom into a magical study fit for a wizard with this owl clock. As the dials are turned and the pendulum swings, the gears in its eyes will start to turn with the hands moving to tell time. It’s a clock that they will not forget because they need to exert some effort first in assembling the pieces together before they can enjoy its features. Once they’re done, they’ll not only be rewarded with intricate decor but also a time guardian to keep them punctual to all of their classes.
The New Braiding Handbook
The hair is called the crowning glory for a good reason – this will make or break any look depending on how it is styled. Make each day a good hair day for your girls with this braiding handbook. This will teach them several ways how they can create beautiful braids to adorn their tresses. Even when they are just out playing in the backyard, they will always look put together and cute. They can also learn how to glam their hair up in a pretty way when they go to parties or special occasions. With the easy-to-follow instructions, they’ll be masters of the craft in no time.
Donut Socks Box
Give your girl’s feet some tender loving care with a sweet treat by making them wear these donut socks. No more wearing regular socks that keep your girls uninspired throughout the day. Their feet will be adorned with comfortable socks that have vibrant prints in them to make their outfits pop. They’ll always look forward to a new day because they’ll get to open a box of wearable goodies. Since all of them look cute when they are shaped into delectable donuts, expect your girls to have a hard time choosing which among them she will wear for the day.
Birthday Gift Box
Giving impressive gifts for a birthday girl does not necessarily mean that it’s the most expensive out there. Sometimes, it’s all about the experience. Take all of the guesswork out of your hands because this box has it all. It has seven must-have items that are appropriate for her age and that she’ll enjoy using. She’ll be able to pamper and doll herself up using these items. Plus, each item is packaged beautifully and individually. All of them are also placed in a pretty pink box that opens with a colorful greeting and inspiring message.
Sloth Nope Not Today Tumbler
Keep any drinks at their ideal temperature at all times, whether hot or cold, with the Tervis double-walled tumbler. Your girls will be able to enjoy their beverages up to the last drop without any rush. Every tumbler provides effective insulation to maintain the temperature inside it for a long time. Its double-wall design also allows it to prevent the formation of condensation outside the cup. Plus, they also come in cute designs that your girls will surely love. Let them enjoy drinking a cup with a cute sloth lazily hanging on a branch and doing nothing all day.
Segway Ninebot Electric Kick Scooter
Why choose to walk when you can glide your way to the supermarket? Your girls will not stop jumping for joy when you give them the Segway electric scooter. They’ll gladly help you run some errands around the house if it means that they can go out and use this while they do things for you. They’ll enjoy gliding their way towards their destination because this scooter makes the journey pleasant through its shock-absorbing tires. Foldable and made with lightweight materials, kids their age will not have a hard time carrying this in their arms when they need to go up some stairs.
Piano Music Box
Nothing can feel more romantic and magical than opening a music box. No matter what tune it has, it will never fail to tug the heartstrings. This Music box will be the most heartfelt gift you can give to your daughter on her birthday. Whenever she opens it, the music will always remind her of you and how much you care for her. She can always keep this near to her at all times even when she grows up. The high-quality wood and superb craftsmanship will ensure that this will be with her for a long time so that it can bring her comfort whenever she misses you.
Jaxx Bean Bags Sofa
Let your girl jump into a cloud of comfort after a long school day with this bean bag. This plush bag will be able to chase the stress away by allowing her body to relax in a position that is most comfortable for her. The small foam stuffing will conform to every curve of her body giving it adequate support to make her comfortable as she sleeps or lounges around. When accidental spills happen, she doesn’t need to worry about the stain because the suede covering can be removed and washed when needed. With this around, she can always reboot and be ready to face another day.
Girls who can’t get enough of stationery will always have a massive collection of pens. They can’t help themselves but collect cute and unique ones when they see them. Save yourself years of stress from seeing all the clutter from her desk with this pencil holder. Its size is big enough to accommodate all her collections, with compartments to group her pens according to color or type. With an open-type design, she can view all her pens at once. This organizer can also spin 360 degrees – making it easy for her to reach any pen whenever she needs it.
Coca Cola Can Bank
Saving money has never brought forth so much happiness until this bank fell into her hands. She’ll always be opening up to happiness whenever she takes the lid off of this not only because she sees her hard-earned savings but also because this comes in the iconic coke in can design.
This beverage brand has always been known to make people happy – thanks to its famous Christmas commercial where its Santa-painted delivery truck goes around the neighborhood to share some drinks. It looks like the real thing but bigger. No one will suspect this is where she keeps her money when she places this at her table.
Field Notes: National Parks Series
Never make your girls lose those perfect ideas that pop out of their heads unexpectedly. Make sure that they have these Field Notes with them wherever they go and they’ll have a space to write down their eureka moments before they slip out of their minds forever.
These have the right size that’s easy to carry around in their purses or pockets. When a great idea is suddenly dawning, they can easily pull this out and write whatever goes through their minds. By doing this all the time, they will have something to look back on at the end of the day. They may even find inspiration that will help them have a great future.
WowWee Got2Glow Fairy Finder
No matter how ordinary a place may seem, magic will always be lurking in one of its corners. Give your girl the time to search for fairies inside your house with this WowWee fairy finder, which can collect more than 30 virtual fairies hiding in rooms of your home. To catch one, she needs to open the lid of the jar. When it glows, she can move around the house until the LED screen shows that she caught a virtual fairy. When she has collected a good number of them, she can trade some of them with her friends.
Big Teddy Bear
Moving away can be difficult for your daughter because this will separate her from her best friend. Make her forget some of the loneliness by giving her a friend that she can cuddle before she sleeps. This huge teddy bear will keep her company throughout the night. It will warm her heart with its adorable expression and she will be comforted with how soft it feels whenever she lays her head on its shoulders. She’ll also slowly warm up to her new room whenever she sees this sitting at a corner on her bed since this also makes a perfect decor to make a space cozy.
KINGART Sketching & Drawing Set
Some say that artists are only as good as the tool they use. Don’t let your girl’s creativity be hindered with limited resources and get her the KINGART ultimate drawing set. No blends or strokes will be impossible for her to do because this has all the drawing tools that she needs. It has different kinds of charcoal that allow her to cover wide areas as well as make the finest details.
She will not get frustrated with making each line blend with the other because this kit also has tortillons that help create those seamless blends. If she gets tired of black and white, she can add color using pastel sticks.
Improve your girl’s memory while she has fun at the same time with this flashing cube. This addicting toy will keep her hooked for hours through its three fun games. Though it’s simple to learn how the game is played, she will not say the same about mastering each one of it. Their memory will be surely enhanced when she plays the memory game because her mental focus will be exercised just to catch up with the sequence of flashing colors. If she wants to take a break from a challenging level, she still has two more games to play which test her speed.
Photos will always make a journal spread memorable. When your girl wants to remember a special day by sticking her favorite photo of the day on a page, it may be a hassle for her to use a regular printer for the job. The process of editing, cutting and pasting it takes a lot of time and effort – all of which she can avoid if she has the Polaroid photo printer. She can bring this anywhere along with her journal kit and print her photos whenever she wants to by connecting it through her mobile phone. It prints high-quality photos using ZINK technology and photo sticker paper.
Large Tin Tote Lunch Box
Girls of twelve are already on the cusp of being a teenager. They certainly would not appreciate bringing lunch boxes to school that are covered with kiddie prints all over them. Help them carry their lunch in style using these Smithsonian tin boxes. Printed with retro images on a vivid background, it reflects their creative personalities.
Because of its shape and size, they can bring a decent amount of food with them that’s good not only for lunch but also for their snacks in between. Plus, it is easy to clean, moms wouldn’t mind if spills happen.
Microfiber Hair Towel
Prevent any damage to your girls’ hair by drying them using bath towels. Young girls have finer hair than adults, making them vulnerable to damage whenever they are wet. Using this hair towel instead, you will save their crowning glory from frizz and split ends. Made with a soft microfiber cloth, it effectively absorbs excess moisture from the hair shaft without drying them out. It also comes in colorful and cute designs that will not fail to grab the attention of your girls. Girls may even have a hard time choosing which design they like best.
DIY Wall Collage
Girls of 12 are now at an age where self-expression is of utmost importance. Let them express themselves by allowing them to make a creative art piece on their bedroom wall using the Craft-tastic collage kit. They can create a 3D Pinterest-inspired wall art using the 150 pictures included in the kit.
Choose their favorites among the images and add some of their own photos in the mix to make the collage more meaningful. When she wants to change some of the pictures, she can do so without any worries as the adhesive used in it is wall-friendly – it won’t damage the paint even after removing it.
3D Moon Lamp
The moon not only affects the tides but it can also affect the mood of people. Bring this heavenly body closer to your daughter who changes her moods like the tides by placing this moon lamp on her bedside table. She can express whatever she is feeling at the moment by picking one of the 16 colors equipped in the lamp.
No matter what hue she chooses, she will be comforted with the mystical beauty of a glowing moon. It also comes with an easy-to-assemble stand which allows her to view the moon’s entirety without blocking any part of its moonlight.
Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controller
For a gamer girl, there’s no such thing as having too many controllers, since she needs to have one for every occasion. She’ll definitely be over the moon when she receives the Joy-Con because this will allow her to enjoy her Nintendo switch in a new way. Whether she plays as a single-player or with a friend, this controller will make it possible both ways. When she’s alone, she can attach the controllers to each side of the console and play games like usual. When she wants to battle with her friends, each half of the joy-con can be used as a controller.
GoldieBlox Rainbow Paper Craft
Mixing creative activities with STEM concepts can be a killer combination since this stimulates both sides of the brain at the same time. Girls who love doing activities that way will have faster brain development. Make them busy every day using the GoldieBlox papercraft kit and they’ll start making both sides of their brain work faster in no time. This taps their creative side by inspiring them to make beautiful projects like lanterns and rainbows using the different kinds of paper available in the package. While building them, they will learn more about how levers and pulleys work. They’ll also be more familiar with the refraction of light and its spectrum of colors.
Epielle Character Sheet Masks
You can never be too young to take care of your skin. Start them young and let your girls be more proactive in taking care of their skin by using this spa mask. They’ll look forward to putting one of these on their faces because they come in fun animal designs – to be a cat one night and a zebra the next night. They can even choose one that will give them mermaid scales on their face. Whatever design it is, this will not fail to give their skin the nutrition it needs. They’ll always wake up to smooth supple skin after using this for a short time at night.
Disney Hardside Luggage
When your girls are going to Disneyland for the first time, give them the complete experience by using this Minnie Mouse luggage to hold all of their essentials for the trip. This will not fail to make them travel in style by channeling their favorite Disney character before they visit her palace. Its size is big enough to fit all of her clothes for a week but small enough at the same time to fit in the carry-on compartments in the plane. They can also carry this by themselves when walking in the airport because it comes with multi-directional wheels that make it easy to push around.
Gigantic Noodle Pool Float
Fill a pool with floating candies to make every swim sweeter. Your girls will have a good laugh when they see their favorite candy enjoying itself for an afternoon swim. This pool float easily inflates whenever it is used. It’s big and sturdy enough to support the weights of kids and adults alike. Made of high-quality materials, she can enjoy this floating noodle for a long time. It wouldn’t disintegrate even when stored for many months. Plus, it also comes with a patch kit that you can use to cover holes when this gets punctured.
Fluff Yeah Slide Slipper
The feet carry your weight for the whole day. It’s only natural that you need to show it some TLC at the end of the day. Make your girl’s feet feel comfortable and relaxed with this slide slipper at home. She will be delighted to feel the soft fur covering when it caresses her skin. Her feet will thank her because it will feel like they are walking on clouds. This pair of slippers also come with an elastic band at its back which prevents the slippers from being accidentally removed from the feet during walking. These will not go anywhere even when she keeps running inside the house.
Mermaid Coffee Mug
Girls can express themselves without saying any words using these funny statement mugs. Let’s face it, girls are not themselves when they wake up in the morning. They need to have their hot drinks first before they can return back to the person that they truly are. These mugs will make sure that no one bothers them before they can reboot and have their fill of something warm. Even with the slightly harsh words written on the cup, this will still capture the hearts of those who laid their eyes on it due to its beautiful mermaid tail handle.
3-in-1 Animal Hat
If your girls want to be the center of attention at any party, make all the heads turn their way with this animal hat. Even when they dress up in simple outfits, this will surely make them into the perfect party animals that will bring life to the crowd. They will be warm and comfortable when they use this because it has a soft fur that is gentle to the touch. Plus, they can still use this and be cute even when there are no parties around. On cold winter nights, they can put this on and cuddle with each other like how puppies or kittens do in a litter.
Perplexus Epic Interactive Maze Game
To give brain-stimulating gifts for 12-year-old girls, you need to find one that they will not get easily tired of. The spin master will fool them into thinking that this is easy since all they need to do to make the ball go through a maze. However, they’ll soon find out that there are over a hundred obstacles that they need to overcome to complete it. This will definitely challenge their minds to think of strategies on how to go through the tracks without hitting a dead end. When it gets too hard, they can try asking for help from their family. They will have a blast taking turns and helping each other out to reach the finish line.