100+ Unique Gifts For Tweens Girls & Boys

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Looking for unique gifts for tweens? No longer a kid but not quite a teenager, finding the perfect gift is hard to pitch! Our list covers preteen gifts for girls and boys and are which are cool, crafty, useful and affordable. We’ve also included tween-accepted DIY ideas because at Do It Yourself Gifts we’re home of the DIY gift basket!

Note: Tweens tend to fall into the age bracket 9-12 years. For teens, check out our guide – gifts for teens.

Gifts for Preteen Girls – Beauty and Self-Care

  • Fluffy socks
  • Fun mermaid tail
  • Popular Oodie
  • Hammock for indoors and outdoors
  • Cute nail file
  • Beginners nail art
  • Chapstick
  • Bath bombs
  • Makeup brushes
  • Sonic power electric toothbrush
  • Colorful, eco-friendly bamboo toothbrush
  • Hair tinsel
  • Hair chalk comb
  • Hollywood mirror
  • Ariana Grande perfume

Gifts for Tween Boys – Self-Care

  • Guy Stuff – The Body Book
  • Sonic power electric toothbrush
  • Colorful eco-friendly bamboo toothbrush
  • Tom’s Deodorants
  • Got 2 B styling glue
  • Cologne – Abercrombie & Fitch, Adidas, Ralph Lauren Polo Blue


  • Hoodies
  • Track pants
  • Tank tops
  • Beanie hat
  • Over the chest bag/crossbody bag

Preteen Girls Fashion Gifts

  • Cropped tops
  • CK bra (crops)
  • Headband
  • Scrunchies
  • Name necklace

Crafts Kits For Tweens

  • Slime making kit
  • Marbling paint
  • Llama yarn kits
  • Tie-dye kits
  • Pastel pens
  • Acrylic paint
  • Friendship bracelets
  • Beaded jewerly
  • Kinetic Sand

Tech Gifts For Tweens

  • LED lights
  • LED neon cloud
  • LED Bluetooth speaker
  • Fairy lights photo strings
  • Color changing lightbulb
  • Cute bunny phone stand
  • Pocket-sized portable phone stand
  • PopSocket PopGrip (marble, opal, galaxy, sports)
  • Portable battery pack (Anker)
  • Ring light US/UK
  • Bluetooth earbuds
  • Wireless Bluetooth karaoke mic
  • Fujifilm Instax Mini instant Polaroid camera
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Nintendo Switch Geek Pack
  • Nintendo Switch case
  • Spotify gift card
  • Amazon gift card
  • Netflix subscription

Coding Gifts For Tweens

  • Coding beginners
  • Coding starter kit for iPad
  • Harry Potter wand coding kit
  • Cyber security game

Cooking Sets For Tweens

  • Cake pop kit
  • Unicorn baking kit
  • Waffle iron maker
  • Donut machine
  • Popcorn maker
  • Baking recipes


  • TikTik selfie frame
  • TikTok mask

Best Books For Tweens

  • Would You Rather?
  • The War That Saved My Life
  • Artemis Fowl Series
  • Anne of Green Gables
  • Little Women
  • Princess Academy

Outdoor Gifts For Tweens

  • Hammock for indoors and outdoors
  • Inflatable couch
  • LED bike lights
  • Yoga mat
  • Hookie Toss The Ring Game
  • Cornhole Toss
  • Skateboard

Anime Gifts For Tweens

  • Pusheen backpack
  • How to Draw Anime
  • Anime color book

Bedding Sheets For Tweens

  • Galaxy/Space bed sheets
  • Gaming bed sheets
  • Tie-dye bed sheets

Vacation, Travel and Holidays

  • Floaties
  • Dunkin Donut-inspired cup
  • Personalized beach towel
  • Eye mask
  • Sliders
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap

DIY Ideas

Final Words

Our ever-growing list of unique and popular gifts for tweens can be used as standalone gifts, stocking stuffers for pre-teens, Christmas gifts or DIY basket fillers!

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