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What are the best gifts for 12 year old girls? Girls age 12 are growing up fast and ditching their old toys faster than you can say “Barbie Doll”.
Their interests are changing rapidly, so we have made this list of gift ideas for girls age 12 to reflect their “almost grown up” status. We have chosen gifts that are cool, fun and trendy in 2018–Perfect gifts for 12 year old girls!
Top Gifts For 12 Year Old Girls
HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer – Second Generation
A very popular gift this year is the wireless portable photo printer. This second generation HP Sprocket connects to her smart phone and instantly prints of her favorite photos! There’s 3 different colors to choose from.
Birth Stone Pendant Necklace with Swarovski Crystals
If you’re looking for a personalized jewelry gift for a 12 year old girl, then this may be a winner! This is a birthstone pendant necklace embellished with genuine Swarovski crystals.
There’s a birthstone for every month of the year, she will really love the thought behind it.
LEGO Movie 2 Welcome to Apocalypseburg! 70840 Building Kit
A lot of new LEGO movie 2 toys hit the shelves this year and we feel this 3178 piece building kit is one of the best.
It features a massive Apocalypseburg model with the Statue of Liberty, a cafe, office, workshop, rooftop diner and more.
It takes a while to build, but the end result is totally worth it!
Always Be Yourself Unless You Can Be a Pandicorn T-Shirt
She will love this uber cute “Always Be Yourself Unless You Can Be a Pandicorn T-Shirt“. The shirt is available in Blue, Lemon, White, Slate and Silver.
LED Flashing Light Gloves
These LED flashing light gloves by The Noodley really are fun for young and old. The gloves glow in 3 colors and have 6 flashing mode.
Kids love these for ice skating, hoover boarding, roller skating, birthday parties, dance parties and more! They’re also very convenient as a safety light while trick-or-treating!
Echo Dot 3rd Generation
The new Echo dot comes with a LED display that shows time, outdoor temperature or timers.
Use it to stream songs, read news, check the weather, set the alarm, turn on the lights and more.
Available in 4 colors
Disney Descendants Dragon Queen Mal
Descendants 3 movie fans will love this new Fashion doll collection! Dragon Queen Mal is the most popular of the bunch with her dragon wings.
The doll looks very pretty with a delicate face and gorgeous hair and includes boots, outfit, headpiece and wings. Great for play or collections.
Sterling Silver Snake Cable Bracelet
Pandora bracelets are super popular with girls age, but come with hefty price tag. Luckily there are dupes for the Pandora including this one by Queenberry.
It’s made from silver, fits Pandora bead charms and is very sturdy.
Concert Tickets – Last Minute Gift Idea
Concert tickets to see her favorite artist are a fantastic gift idea, they also make a great last minute gift idea as many tickets can be delivered via Email (E-Tickets).
Teen idols that are touring at the moment are Ariana Grande, Pink, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake and many more. For a full list of concerts check TicketNetwork.
You might be thinking: “Huh, a mermaid tail?” And we don’t blame ya!
But this is actually a very cool and popular gift among tween and teen girls!
She can be a mermaid and practice dolphin kicks and tail splashes. It’s great fun and a good workout in one!
Sony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker
This thing produces amazing sound quality and the music she is playing will sound crystal clear. The rechargeable battery lasts up to 16 hours which is very impressive.
It can connect to any Bluetooth device, has extra bass and is water resistant. No need to say that it’s fully portable making it perfect for a sleepover! There’s 6 colors to choose from.
Tri-Fold Lighted Vanity Makeup Mirror – Rose Gold
12 Year old girls love experimenting with cosmetics, so give her this mirror to improve her ability to apply makeup.
The lights on this mirror are touchscreen and it comes with 2 magnifying spot mirrors, the lighted vanity mirror is available in Rose Gold, Gold and White.
COWIN E7 Pro Headphones with Deep Bass & 30H Playtime
The Cowin E7 Pro headphones are ultra cool and offer amazing value for money. These Bluetooth headphones have noise cancelling technology, top sound quality, deep bass, a microphone for making/taking calls and a whopping 30 hours playtime.
What really makes them stand out is their modern design and their awesome color schemes. They come in red, blue, green, purple, blue, black & white.
Hanging Chair with Stand
This tear drop shaped hanging chair will make one fantastic room decor gift for a teenage girl. It comes with a stand, so no need to get out the power tools.
Metallic Nail Polish Gift Set
This lovely gift set comes with 12 metallic nail polishes, all in trendy, vibrant colors. We are sure they will be a great success, as a young lady can never have too much nail polish!
Urban Decay Naked Honey
Girls love the Urban Decay eyeshadow palettes, because they have a great color selection and the quality is amazing.
This brand new one, Naked Honey features 12 colors in matte and shimmery finishes.
Cruelty-free and Made in the USA.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera – Flamingo Pink
Your 12 year old girl may already have a phone that can take photos, but the Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera is for those girls who want to capture a moment forever as this is actually an instant camera that can print pictures as soon as she takes them!
This camera uses special film, once she snaps a picture it will start to print almost instantly. It’s like a more high tech, high quality and a more compact version of a Polaroid camera.
As well as pink, this camera also comes in smoky white, ice blue, lime green and cobalt blue.
Stone Beads Jewelry Making Kit
Next we have a fantastic gift for a creative girl. This stone beads jewelry making kit has everything she needs to make beautiful and unique stone beads bracelets and necklaces.
Included are 240 stone beads, ranging from Amethyst, Pink Rose Quartz to Lapis Lazuli. They even put in 20 rhinestone rondelles and 20 crystal beads. There’s five more sets, all with different beads.
Dorel Living Harlan Loft Bed in Modern White
This has to be one of the best gifts for 12 year old girls. If they are looking for a new bed then we may have a winner here!
This affordable, modern looking Harlan loft bed provides both a really comfortable place to sleep and a stylish work desk for her to do her homework or watch Netflix.
Apple iPad (Wi-Fi, 32GB) – Silver
If she would like to have a new tablet and a really cool one too, then please have a look at this one. This is the latest model Apple iPad in a sleek silver design.
The iPad has a 10.2 inch Retina display, Wi-Fi and 32GB of memory (There’s also a 128GB memory version). The iPad comes in two other stunning colors: Space Gray & Gold.
Color Changing Cinema Light Box with 240 Letters and LED Light
This will look awesome in her bedroom, think of it as a light box they use in a movie theater. This cinema light box has 16 colors and comes with 228 letters & symbols, more than enough for making fun messages!
64gb Rhinestone USB Stick
We al need extra storage these days, but a USB stick does not have to look boring. This blinging USB stick looks like a lipstick and comes with a chain to wear around your neck.
Baden Champions Volleyball Badminton Combo Set
Next we have a gift for a sporty girl. It includes a regulation size volleyball/badminton net, a volleyball, 4 badminton rackets, shuttle cocks, adjustable poles, boundary lines and a carrying case. This is a great gift for the whole family!
Adidas Foundation Backpack
Every young lady needs a trendy backpack and this Adidas foundation backpack definitely is one of the hottest backpacks in town. The Adidas has lots of storage space and compartments to put all her stuff. It comes in a lot of cool colors & designs.
Bed Head Hair Dryer
Bed Head is the brand that teenage girls love and it’s not hard to see why. Their design is steaming hot and the pink and chrome design make this Bed Head hair dryer an absolute winner.
The Bed Head uses tourmaline ceramic technology which gives her hair massive shine!
Ariana Grande Cloud Eau de Parfum Spray 3.4 oz
Cloud is the latest fragrance launched by the immensely popular Ariana Grande. Top notes are bergamot, pear and lavender. Middle notes are coconut, whipped cream, praline and vanilla orchid. Base notes are woody notes and musk.
Multi Color Rhinestone Bobby Pins
For the young lady who’s always playing with her hair we’ve found these charming multicolored rhinestone bobby pins. There’s two of each for the perfect look. They make a lovely extra present for a teenage girl.
Bed Head Curlipops Tapered Curling Wand
We really like the Bed Head Curlipops Tapered Curling Wand and feel it is one of the better gift ideas for 12 year old girls and actually would make for an excellent first curling wand.
Thanks to their tourmaline ceramic technology they will really make her hair shine and also reduce the amount of frizz. The icing on the cake is the super bright pink chrome design!
Vera Bradley Mini Hipster Crossbody
Featuring 6 interior pockets, id window and a zipped outer pocket, this Vera Bradley cross body bag is perfect for a 12 year old girl.
The bag is available in many cute, bright patterns and is roomy enough to store an iPhone.
SoundSOUL Bluetooth Dancing Water Speakers With LED Light Show
These SoundSOUL Bluetooth Dancing Water Speakers are really cool and a great gift idea for a 12 year old girl who loves her music. When she connects her phone to these (via Bluetooth) she can rock out with her favorite songs.
The speakers also put on their very own rock show as the water inside the speakers flows around in tune with the music. These dancing water speakers are really awesome and something any teen girl would be super happy to get as a gift.
Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World
Girls Who Code is all about girl empowerment and motivating teen girls to get a career in computer science. A great read for a young lady with an interest in science and technique.
Phone Selfie Light
For the 12 year old girl who loves to take selfies this is a cool gift. She can clip this selfie ring on her phone and look flawless in all pictures. The soft light illuminates the skin making it picture perfect every time!
Reversible Sequins Mermaid Pillow Case
A great way to spruce up a teen girl’s room is to add some new pillow cases. These pillow cases have reversible sequins: brush them in a different direction and the pattern changes. It’s totally cool!
Rose Gold Ear Cuffs
One of the hottest trends in jewelry tight now, are ear cuffs. These leaf ear cuffs are sparkly with a bit of a vintage look. The rose gold color is very hot right now.
The Sleepover Party Game
Looking for sleepover party games? This game has got you covered. Includes over 200 fun activities and challenges, so break out the sleeping bags!
Your 12 year old girl is asking for a Segway, but WOW look at those prices! $500 or more!
The Segway miniLITE moves and rides like a Segway minipro, but it’s a lot cheaper!
With an engine power of 700 watts and head and tail lights for safety, your girl is sure to have a cool and safe ride.
Vanity Makeup Table Set
For those of you looking for gifts for 12 year old girls that are a little fancier yet still affordable, you will be very impressed with this Vanity Makeup Table Set.
The actual desk is a very nice size and offers a girl plenty of storage space on the actual desk as well as in the drawer.
It comes with a good sized mirror and a cushioned stool in the same style.
Personalized Overnight Duffel Bag
Great overnight duffel bag for those sleepovers, that can be personalized with initials or name.The overnight bag is spacious enough to pack clothing for 3-4 days and has a lot of outside and inside pockets.
Choose from a variety of colors.
Girl’s Stinger Adjustable Inline Skates by Roller Derby
Roller skating has really come back the last few years and these Roller Derby inspired girl’s Stinger adjustable inline skates are a great way to get your kid skating around the neighborhood.
These cool skates have a really smart and funky design which is something she’s really going to love.
Smartphone for Teens
The no 1 item on the wish list of 12 year old girls is no doubt a smartphone. If you think she’s ready for one, make sure you install an app to keep her safe and give you some peace of mind.
The iPhone is of course one the most sought after phones by girls this age, but can be really expensive.
Luckily there are plenty of other smartphones out there. Take a look at these bestsellers here.
LAGHCAT Crochet Mermaid Blanket
The LAGHCAT Crochet Mermaid Blanket is perfect for a girl who likes nothing better than to cuddle up on the couch while watching a movie or texting their friends.
It is made to look like a mermaid’s tail so there is a flipper at the bottom, she can put her feet in to keep them warm… and pretend she is a mermaid.
Available in 10 colors.
Origami Chic A Guide to Foldable Fashion
Here is a very interesting gift idea. The Origami Chic A Guide to Foldable Fashion is a very interesting book and something that any girl who’s into fashion is going to love.
The idea of this is that they will create lovely and elegant dresses, cool pairs of jeans and other really smart and fashionable items of clothing out of paper.
Just Dance 2020
Just Dance 2020 is the latest installment of the number one dancing video game.
The fact that Just Dance 2020 is available on every game console that’s on the market today should mean that you have at least one way for her to show off her dance moves with this fantastic game!
It’s THE gift that all kids want for Christmas this year: The PlayStation VR. Put on the headset for the most amazing gaming experience!
VR headsets have really taken off this year and will continue to be very popular next year!
Spa Fun Sparkle Tattoo Parlor
Your little 12 year girl, who’s growing up too quickly, is interested in getting a tattoo. Well now she can get her own fake tattoo kit, so she can experiment with glitter tattoos. And these tattoos wear off, phew!
DIY Wear Infinity Jewelry by Alex Toys
The DIY Wear Infinity Jewelry Set by Alex Toys is the perfect gift idea for 12 year old girls who love jewelry. If you want to keep your kid out of your jewelry box then this might be a really good way to do it.
Included with this set are clasps, charms, beads, cords, twine and a whole bunch of stickers and other shiny stuff. The idea is that a girl will design and make her own awesome bracelets and necklaces.
Revlon 1875W Ionic Infrared Hair Dryer
When it comes to gifts for 12 year old girls, you really cannot go wrong with a good cool looking hair dryer.
This Revlon 1875W Ionic Infrared Hair Dryer is fantastic as it features infrared heat technology and tourmaline ionic technology.
Basically, this means that the hair dryer will give your girls’ hair a really nice shine and reduces the amount of frizz that hair dryers are known to cause.
Oversized Green Dot Bean Bag Chair
We really think this is one of the better gifts for 12 year old girls as we all know they love to lounge around messing around on their phone or tablet. Well, this huge, Oversized Green Dot Bean Bag Chair gives them a way to do that in extreme comfort and style.
The chair is covered with a very soft and durable cotton that is really nice to sit on, it has the perfect blend of stuffing to prevent sinking into it but is also super comfortable and supported.
The cover can be removed so when she spills her soda on it, it’s easy to clean up. There are more colors to choose from.
Lockable Jewelry Storage Case
Next on the list for gifts for 12 year old girls we have something really stylish. With this lockable jewelry storage case a girl is going to have a safe place to keep all of her earrings, bracelets, jewelry and anything else that they hold dear.
She’s really going to love this jewelry storage case as it has nine different sections inside it. This will allow them to keep their jewelry nice and organized. It can be securely locked and it even has a little mirror!
Kindle Paperwhite Waterproof E-reader
Got a 12 year old bookworm? Give her the Kindle Paperwhite Waterproof. For reading this is better than a tablet, because the screen has no glare and the Kindle is now waterproof!
Great for Summer holidays!
Reading in bright sunlight is not an issue and a charged battery will give her weeks of reading time.
Related: Christmas Presents for Teenage Girls
Singing Machine Karaoke System With Disco Lights
Here’s on of the most fun gifts for 12 year old girls: A karaoke machine with disco (LED) lights! Plays CD’s or connect to YouTube to get music with lyrics.
Bluetooth or audio jack; it’s all there!
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