Knowing what the top Christmas toys for tweens are can be really tough, as what is popular seems to change each year!
Well, this year, you do not have to worry as we have the ultimate list of the newest and most popular Holiday toys for tweens in 2023.
Top Christmas Toys for Kids Aged 8-12 Years Old
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LEGO Star Wars Ahsoka Ghost & Phantom II Playset
This new Star Wars playset features two buildable starships, the Ghost and Phantom II, inspired by the Ahsoka series and includes with 5 Star Wars figures, including General Hera Syndulla and Lt. Beyta.
With over 1,394 LEGO pieces, this set is perfect for kids aged 10 and up who love to build and play.
Plus, with the LEGO Builder app, you can zoom in and rotate a 3D digital version of the real-life construction models as you build, track progress, and save sets.
Really Loud Librarians
From the makers of Exploding Kittens, comes this new board game that involves a lot of shouting!
Each player draws a category card and has to shout words from that category that match the letter on the board. Each time they get the word right, they will move along the board.
The faster the answer, the faster they move along the track. The game includes a board, category cards, tokens, letters, and a timer!
LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Birdhouse Building Kit
Kids can create 3 different scenes with this LEGO building kit: a birdhouse with 5 birds, a hedgehog and a squirrel hanging out on a park bench, or a beehive with 4 bees.
This kit will keep them engaged and entertained for hours.
LOL Surprise OMG Wildflower Fashion Doll
This new LOL Surprise fashion doll is dressed in a pastel-colored outfit and has beautiful ginger hair. We love the pants and the butterfly earrings she’s wearing!
The doll comes with a to of surprises to unbox including a purse, a stand, a hairbrush, glasses, accessories, and more!
Other dolls in this collection include Victory, Jams, and Pose. See them all here!
Electric Scooter with Colorful Rainbow Lights and LED Display
This electric scooter for kids is perfect for those who want to zip around in style! With a colorful rainbow light and LED display, it’s sure to turn heads.
The adjustable speed and height make it perfect for both younger and older kids, while the foldable design makes it easy to store away when not in use.
Ravensburger GraviTrax PRO Giant Set
The Ravensburger GraviTrax PRO Giant Set is the ultimate marble run and STEM toy for boys and girls ages 8 and up.
With over 100 pieces, you can customize track layouts to power the marbles to the finish. The GraviTrax Pro system features action blocks and magnetic rails to create even more exciting challenges.
This set will provide hours of fun and learning for your child.
LEGO NINJAGO Heatwave Transforming Lava Dragon 71793 Building Toy Set
The LEGO NINJAGO Heatwave Transforming Lava Dragon 71793 Building Toy Set features 5 minifigures, a ninja dragon, and a hovercraft vehicle
The transforming lava dragon has 2 mood modes(peaceful and battle) and a purple dragon power element firing from its chest
A great toy for tweens who love to build and play.
Razor Hovertrax Prizma Hoverboard with LED Lights
Who doesn’t love the feeling of gliding across the pavement on a hoverboard? The Razor Hovertrax Prizma Hoverboard with LED Lights is the perfect way to get around town.
This UL2272-certified self-balancing hoverboard scooter can reach speeds up to 9 mph, making it great for commuters. Plus, the LED lights add a touch of fun and style to your ride.
LEGO Minecraft The Skeleton Dungeon Building Toy Set
Minecraft and LEGO fans rejoice! The Skeleton Dungeon Building Toy Set brings the popular video game to life in a fun and interactive way.
Includes the cave explorer, 3 skeletons, and 3 biomes: a dripstone cave with a rock-fall function; a lush cave with bushes, clay, and torches; and a dungeon with a skeleton spawner.
Fans of both Minecraft and LEGOs will have hours of fun exploring, building, and creating their own world with this toy set.
Cool Maker Stitch ‘N Style Fashion Studio
Design and sew your own fashions with the Cool Maker Stitch N Style Fashion Studio!
This easy-to-use, pre-threaded sewing machine is perfect for kids who want to learn how to sew. The included fabric and water transfer prints make it easy to create unique designs.
With the included friendship bracelet kit, nail kit, kids sewing machine, air dry clay, and more, you can design and create your own fashion accessories!
NERF Elite 2.0 Motoblitz Blaster
The perfect choice for budding marksmen, the NERF Elite 2.0 Motoblitz Blaster, is a powerful motorized blaster that can fire up to 10 darts in quick succession.
With an included scope for improved accuracy, this blaster is perfect for taking down targets at a distance.
Razor Pocket Mod Miniature Euro
This snazzy little scooter will make you feel like the coolest kid on the block.
The Razor Pocket Mod Miniature Euro electric scooter has a top speed of 15 miles per hour and a range of 10 miles, making it perfect for zipping around the neighborhood or getting to and from school.
Its padded seat, twist-grip throttle control, and hand-operated brake make it both comfortable and easy to operate.
NERF Hyper Evolve-100 Blaster
Looking for a high-powered Nerf gun to help you take your game to the next level? Check out the NERF Hyper Evolve-100 Blaster.
This beast of a blaster comes with 70 hyper rounds, a spring-open instant reload hopper, and up to 110 FPS velocity.
Plus, it includes eyewear, so you can keep your eyes safe while battling hard.
Nerf Command Base Battle Fort
One of the hot toys for Christmas this year is the Nerf Command Base Battle Fort! It is the ultimate gift for a child that loves to play Nerf!
It has multiple targets, a bridge, secret areas, and a storage area for them to keep all of their Nerf darts so that plenty of ammo is always on hand.
Remote & APP Controlled STEM Robot Building Toy
Now, this is awesome! The Remote & APP Controlled STEM Robot Building Toy is a fantastic gift for kids who like robots and enjoy building things.
They get to build a really cool robot that can then be controlled with an app and do all kinds of fun things. Not only is this fun, but they will also be learning about robotics too.
Transformers Toys Vintage Beast Wars Optimus Primal
For fans of Transformers, this Transformers Toys Vintage Beast Wars Optimus Primal figure is one of the top Christmas toys for tweens. It is a real throwback to the Beast Wars series that was popular in the 90s.
It is the kind of toy that is great for a dad to play with their kids so they can show them the Transformers they grew up with.
Cool Maker, Shimmer Me Body Art Glitter Tattoos
For the tween that loves making things and looks stylish and cool, this Cool Maker, Shimmer Me Body Art Glitter Tattoos, is just what they need.
This comes with all kinds of awesome things so that they can make some epic body art that is sure to make everyone at Christmas dinner say wow!
Age: 8 – 14 years
Sony PlayStation 5
Forget the top Christmas toys for tweens. The Sony PlayStation 5 is one of the best Christmas toys for people of all ages!
This is the most amazing console on the market right now. It has an ultra-fast SSD to make load times a thing of the past, and the Dual Sense controller is the most advanced controller on the market.
Nintendo Switch with Neon Red & Neon Blue Joy-Con
The Nintendo Switch has been a huge hit with kids of all ages, but as they get a bit older, they will want the best! That is what this Nintendo Switch (OLED model) with Neon Red & Neon Blue Joy-Con is!
With its nice and bright OLED screen, this is the most powerful, and high-quality Nintendo Switch you can get!
Ravensburger GraviTrax PRO Vertical Starter Set
With the Ravensburger GraviTrax Pro Vertical Starter Set, little scientists can learn all about the wonders and awesomeness of gravity!
The principles of STEM learning influence this. With this fantastic learning method, children will be learning as they have fun participating in all kinds of awesome activities and experiments.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Gross Science Lab
What is great about this NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Gross Science Lab is that it is a lot of fun, as kids will be conducting 45 gross experiments.
Kids will also be learning as they are having fun too, which is great. This kind of set is perfect if you want them to take an interest in science and see how much fun it can be.
PlayMonster Science4you – Spectacular Science
With this PlayMonster Science4you – Spectacular Science kit, children can learn all about the wonders and fun of the words of physics and chemistry.
This awesome set contains 10 different experiments for them to take part in! Not only will they be having a lot of fun, but they will also be learning about science.
Hall of Games Roll and Score Game
Bring the fun of the arcade and the carnival home with this fantastic Hall of Games Roll and Score Game.
It is the classic skeeball game we all know and love, but as it is in your home, you can save a fortune on quarters!
They can play with this on their own, with their friends, and with their family too.
Razor Pocket Mod Petite
This is the coolest ride-on you can get for a tween. This Razor Pocket Mod Petite will make them feel like they are zooming around Italy on a Vespa!
It offers 40 minutes of driving time from a single charge, and they will have a ton of fun riding this around the backyard and the neighborhood.
LEGO Marvel Spider-Man Venom Helmet
LEGO is always one of the most popular Christmas toys, and for fans of Marvel Superheros, this LEGO Marvel Spider-Man Venom Helmet is one of the best LEGO sets released this year.
With this, they can make a really cool LEGO sculpture of VENOM that is fun to build, but they will love having this on display in their room.
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