Have you been struggling to find your tween girl a gift that she’ll actually love?
Let’s face it, finding the perfect present for tween girls isn’t exactly a walk in the park. Trending products for tweens change almost constantly and, in the end, it can be difficult to stay on top of what’s new and cool.
As a result, many gifts end up in the landfill and become wasted money. In fact, research has found that 56 percent of Americans admit to receiving gifts they simply don’t like and will never use.
Fortunately, we’re here to help you discover the best and most useful gifts for your tween daughter. Not only will this make your tween smile from ear-to-ear, but it will also help to reduce the amount of waste that finds itself in the landfill each and every year.
If you’ve been debating what to get your tween girl for her birthday, you’ve come to the right place. We’re highlighting the ten best gifts that are sure to make your tween daughter smile.
1. Matching Best Friend Jewelry
Looking back at our tween memories, one thing that remains clear is how strong our friendships were at that age. For tween girls, their best friend is sure to be one of the most important people in their current life.
That being said, best friend jewelry is the perfect way to introduce them to jewelry while also accommodating their friendships. This jewelry may come in the form of rings, bracelets, earrings and necklaces.
2. Bluetooth Speakers
If your tween daughter eats, sleeps and breathes music, they’re going to love their new Bluetooth speakers.
These are speakers that can connect wirelessly to a mobile phone. They will allow the user to listen to high-quality sound from both music and videos. Today, there are a number of Bluetooth speakers that are simple to operate and aimed at tween users.
Finally, your Bluetooth speakers can now remain in your own bedroom!
3. Bath Bombs
Just as bubble baths and bath toys made for a more fun bath as toddlers, a bath bomb makes for a more fun bath for tweens.
These safe and aromatic bath bombs are a perfect way to add a sense of fun to an otherwise standard bath. They come in a range of colors, aromas and some even contain glitter and gold.
After a long day of tests and homework, a bath bomb is a perfect way to de-stress and have fun!
4. An Art Easel
Is your tween daughter a budding artist?
If so, every budding artist needs a proper easel! This is the best way to give your daughter all the necessary tools for crafting her best paintings yet. These easels come equipped with an area to hold paper, paint and paintbrushes
Most easels can be adjusted for height which allows the user to grow with the easel as they get older.
5. An Illustrated Mobile Phone Case
Today, every mobile phone should be protected by a mobile phone case.
Fortunately, there’s an incredible selection of tween-friendly mobile phone cases on the market. From animal and celebrity cases to personalized photo and illustration cases, there’s never been a better selection of mobile phone cases.
Not only will these cases protect your daughter’s mobile phone, but they’re also fun and personal.
6. A Mobile Photo Printer
It’s no surprise that tween girls today love taking and printing photos.
If your tween daughter loves to snap photos of herself and her friends, this gift is going to blow her today. These are small printers that connect to your mobile phone are able to print photos in seconds!
This will also the user to connect their mobile phone and select a number of photos to be instantly printed. Some printers even allow the photos to be turned into stickers and others will allow the user to add fun emoticons, text and edits.
7. String Lights
Who said string lights were only for the outside world and adults?
Today, there are plenty of string lights to choose from that are meant for indoor use. From heart shapes and star shapes to many different colors and tones, there are countless options to choose from for your tween daughter.
These lights are especially fun for decoring bedrooms and allowing them to feel like a more personalized space. Thanks to flexible wiring, these lights can be wound around beds, nooks and crannies or even just the perimeter of the bedroom.
8. A Light Box
If you’re familiar with social media, you’re more than likely familiar with what a light box is.
This is a glowing box that allows the user to insert bold letters into the box. These letters can be used to spell out phrases and, when plugged in, the phrase glows. This is the perfect addition to any tween girl’s bedroom and a great way for them to make their bedroom feel like their own.
9. A Clothing Subscription Box
For many tween girls, clothes can often feel like the most important thing in the world.
During this time in your tween’s life, fashion is more important than ever before. At this age, many tweens will use their clothing and sense of fashion as of way of expressing themselves.
Unfortunately, choosing the right clothes for your tween can feel near impossible. Fortunately, clothing subscriptions are available in which a stylist curates particular outfits for your tween daughter. From here, these kids clothes are delivered to your door!
10. A Daily Journal
If we remember back to being tweens, it’s easy to remember the feelings of confusion and angst that followed these years.
For many tweens, the best way to get in touch with their feelings is to write everything down. A journal is the perfect tool to provide your tween to ensure that they are using their creativity to overcome tween-related struggles.
This is also a great way to encourage your tween to practice creative writing.
Birthday Presents for Tween Girls
If you have a tween daughter, you know that finding a gift they’ll love is no simple task.
With how challenging gift-giving can be for tweens, we often give the gift of something that may not be the best fit. In fact, 7 percent of people actually admit to giving gifts that they know are poor quality and will soon be disposed of.
For many parents, it can feel exhausting staying current with all of the most popular products and fashions. That being said, finding a gift that your tween will love can be incredibly overwhelming.
Fortunately, we’ve curated a list of ten of the most popular items for tween girls. From art and fashion to bedroom decor and creative writing journals, we’re sure these items will score high on their favorite things list.
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