Best Gifts And Toys For 11 Year Olds 2017

Best Gifts For 11 Year Olds

What are the best gifts for 11 year olds in 2016? Who better to find out from than the experts – actual eleven years olds.

What do 11 year olds like? What are the best toys for 11 year olds? Wasn’t it so much easier when they were little? Eleven is an interesting age because some kids are still very much into toys but others find them babyish. Some kids are into double digit big kid stuff.

This is the age when kids are defining who they are so they are getting harder and harder to shop for. But it doesn’t have to be so hard, because they are at the age where they can tell you exactly what they like. Why not ask them?

Eleven year olds love electronics, quiet time reading, drawing, watching movies, and playing video games. From age appropriate beauty products to gadgets galore, these are the gifts that 11 year olds are asking for on their Birthday or for Christmas. With over 180 handpicked gifts, it’s the ultimate gift guide for 11 year old boys and girls.

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Beauty

Some 11 year old girls are very much into boys, makeup, perfumes, hair and nails. At this age, kids are just trying to figure out their favorite style. The number one item on most 11 year old girl’s wish list is a brand new makeup set. If they are ready, a big makeup set that they can mess around with around the house makes a great gift.

In addition to makeup, kids this age have all begun experimenting with nail art, fun hair styles, and sweet smelling perfumes and lotions. She will love these beauty products as much as she loves her friends.

SHANY All-in-One Beauty Book Makeup PaletteSHANY All-in-One Beauty Book Makeup Palettecheck price

At 11, girls have just started to hit makeup age. A makeup kit is at the top of their list. This makeup kit from Shany is the perfect kit for tweens. Shaped like a book, it comes with eye shadow, lip stick creams, and applicators. It is the perfect set for starters.

SHANY All In One Harmony Makeup KitSHANY All In One Harmony Makeup Kitcheck price

With lots of makeup, this huge makeup kit from Shany contains 168 eye shadows, 6 lip glosses, 3 blush, and applicators. Everyone will want to come to your house for a slumber party get together. A dream come true for any 11 year old girl.

Baby Lips Lip BalmBaby Lips Lip Balmcheck price

Baby Lips are perfect stocking stuffers for lip balm addicts. Offered in 6 different colors, these lip balms smell so good that you want to eat them. It helps that they leave your lips feeling soft and smooth. With the tinted colors, it leaves a subtle sheer of color on your lips.

Burt’s Bees Tips and Toes KitBurt's Bees Tips and Toes Kitcheck price

Treat your lips, toes, and fingertips with this wonderful gift set from Burt Bees. With natural ingredients, the holiday set contains trial versions of hand cream, foot cream, and lip balm.

Vera Wang Princess PerfumeVera Wang Princess Perfumecheck price

This fruity blend of waterlilly, floral notes, and chiffon vanilla makes a perfect first perfume. It has a flowery fragrance with a little hint of vanilla. With a cool and light feel, it subtle enough for even beauty beginners.

Wonderstruck Taylor Swift PerfumeWonderstruck Taylor Swift Perfumecheck price

Swifties will love the Wonderstruck Gift Set from Taylor Swift. It contains a perfume, body lotion, and bath gel. With a mix of Freesia, Apple Blossom, Raspberry, and Vanilla, it smells sweet and pretty. Perfect for tweens.

Bath & Body Works Cherry Blossom Spa Gift SetBath & Body Works Cherry Blossom Spa Gift Setcheck price

With a sweet burst of cherry blossom & cedar wood, this Japanese Cherry Blossom gift set from Bath & Body Works will make you feel like you are in a beautiful Japanese garden. It is a soft and light flowery scent that young girls with love. The set contains full size bottles of shower gel, body lotion, and fragrance mist.

Clarisonic Mia Facial BrushClarisonic Mia Facial Brushcheck price

The Clarisonic facial cleansing brush leaves your face cleaner than manual cleansing. The brush really removes dead skin, making skin look fresher and more radiant.

Klutz Nail Art 2015 Klutz Nail Art 2015 check price

The Nail Art set from Klutz puts style at your fingertips. The kit has everything you need to get started creating cool nail art from spotted monsters to pretty bubbles. With the included 6 colored nail polishes and detail brush, there are over 35 easy designs to create.

DIY Nail ArtDIY Nail Artcheck price

Learn to create nail art that rocks with Hannah Lee, the YouTube superstar of Hannah Rox Nails. It contains step by step directions to create 35 fabulous nail art designs. You’ll learn techniques like dotting, decals, taping, striping, and gradients.

SHANY Nail Art SetSHANY Nail Art Setcheck price

You have to have the SHANY Nail Art Set in your tool set. The 24 colors are perfect for creating all types of different nail art.

Bundle Monster Nail Art Tool Kit SetBundle Monster Nail Art Tool Kit Setcheck price

Are you serious about nail art? Then you need this great tool set from Bundle Monster that contains everything you need with different sized dotters and brushes. The set includes 20 must have tools.

Gadgets

11 year olds are all about getting the coolest and latest gadgets especially if their friends already have it. Gadgets are one of the best gifts for 11 year old boys or girls. Most kids this age want their first cell phone. If your budget allows it and you don’t mind spoiling your eleven year old a bit, think these mp3 players, laptops, tablets, and cameras.

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8Fujifilm Instax Mini 8check price

Remember when you could take a picture and instantly give it to your friends? If you don’t, this instant camera from FujiFilm is a throwback to the original instant cameras.

Polaroid ZIP Mobile PrinterPolaroid ZIP Mobile Printercheck price

Turn your Smartphone into an instant camera with the Polaroid Zip Mobile Printer. Like a retro Polaroid instant camera, this mobile printer for iOS and Android devices allows you to print pics from your phone at any place or time.

Minecraft Stop-Motion Animation StudioMinecraft Stop-Motion Animation Studiocheck price

Now anybody can make their own Minecraft Stop Motion movie with this kit. The kit comes with everything kids need including a cast of characters and backdrop. Using the app and a SmartDevice, kids must construct each frame by slightly moving the props and recording each frame by frame.

VTech Kidizoom Action CamVTech Kidizoom Action Camcheck price

Your 11 year old will feel like an absolute star with the Kidizoom action camera. With this wearable camera, kids will be able to capture their most daring adventures from their own point of view. They can share the video with their friends by uploading it to YouTube.

All-New Kindle PaperwhiteAll-New Kindle Paperwhitecheck price

Bookworms looking to escape the reflective screens of tablets will love the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. Thanks to the sharper display and better performance, it is simply the best ereader you can buy.

Fire TabletFire Tabletcheck price

With the Amazon Fire, you don’t have to spend a lot to get a powerful tablet. Amazon has given the tablet an impressive makeover with a quad processor, Dolby sound, and the all new Amazon underground.

Amazon FireStickAmazon FireStickcheck price

Simply plug the Amazon Fire Stick into your TV’s HDMI port and you can stream content from Amazon and third party companies like Netflix, HBO GO, Hulu Plus, and more.

Techkey USB Flash DriveTechkey USB Flash Drivecheck price

Now you will always have your usb key with this beautiful USB Flash drive. With up to 64 GB of storage, you will have plenty of storage.

Anker Selfie StickAnker Selfie Stickcheck price

With this selfie stick you can take flattering pics. Best of all, nobody will have to know that you took them yourself. After pairing it with Bluetooth, simply press the button to shoot pictures. Who needs a photographer?

Mighty Bright XtraFlex2 Book LightMighty Bright XtraFlex2 Book Lightcheck price

Do you love to read? Then you need this super bright LED book light. Simply set the intensity of the light by clicking it once or twice. The durable clip opens wide so you can clip the light to any sized book .

Fitbit Zip Wireless Activity TrackerFitbit Zip Wireless Activity Trackercheck price

The Fitbit Zip is a sleek affordable fitness device that can help you monitor your physical activity, helping motivate you to the next level. Simply clip it to your clothes and it gathers stats from the number of steps you take to even your sleeping habits.

Anker Astro Portable Phone ChargerAnker Astro Portable Phone Chargercheck price

Don’t you hate it when your cell phone runs out of juice? Meet your new best friend. This pocketable battery pack can charge your phone up to 2 times when finding an electrical outlet is not an option.

Pokemon GO Pokeball Portable Cell PhonePokemon GO Pokeball Portable Cell Phonecheck price

How cute is this Pokeball charger? There is nothing more fun than playing Pokemon Go. The only problem? Your phone will run out of battery since it uses so much of power. With this phone charger that is shaped like a Pokeball, you can finally catch as many Pokemon as you want. It’s got enough power to charge your phone up to 3 times.

Apple iPod TouchApple iPod Touchcheck price

You won’t find a better mp3 player than the iPod Touch. It is so much more than an mp3 player. It’s like an iPhone without the calling capability. It does everything from playing music to running apps. If you aren’t ready for yourtween to have a phone yet, this is a great compromise.

SmartphoneSmartphonecheck price

Ask any 11 year old, what they want and they will probably say a “new phone.” This year the iPhone 7 is out. It’s an “I Love You Forever And Ever Gift!”

Music

What 11 year old doesn’t love music? An iTunes gift card or concerts tickets will score you major kudos points. In addition, these fashionable headphones and wireless speakers are sure to be the life of the party.

The Singing Machine Disco Karaoke SystemThe Singing Machine Disco Karaoke Systemcheck price

Think you are a good singer? There is nothing more fun to do together than singing together. Make every night Karaoke Night with the Singing Machine. With a 1/8 stereo jack you can hook it up to just about any personal device that streams YouTube so you can sing the latest tunes. This one has lights on it so everyone will think they’re at a disco.

NRGized Sport HeadphonesNRGized Sport Headphonescheck price

With this pair of headphones stuck to your tween’s ears, the latest hip hop tune won’t be stuck in yours. Sporting an ultra hip design, this pair of headphones offers excellent sound quality for the price.

LilGadgets Wireless Bluetooth HeadphonesLilGadgets Wireless Bluetooth Headphonescheck price

The LilGadgets Untangled Pro is probably the best wireless set of headphones in its class. Offered in many cute colors, these headphones are designed with children in mind. With a great sound quality, these lightweight headphones are so comfortable to wear. You might just want your own.

JAM Rewind Wireless SpeakerJAM Rewind Wireless Speakercheck price

Have you heard of a cassette player? Tweens love retro looks. That is why they will love this speaker that looks like a cassette tape. The Bluetooth speaker connects wirelessly to your Smartphone streaming music wirelessly.

Jam Plus Portable SpeakerJam Plus Portable Speakercheck price

Take your music by your side with colorful Bluetooth speaker. It plays your music from your Bluetooth device wherever you are and whatever you are doing. Best of all, it offered in several colors to match your style.

1byone Disco Light Bluetooth Speaker1byone Disco Light Bluetooth Speakercheck price

Add a little boom to the party with this wireless Bluetooth speaker. With a unique disco ball shape, this speaker shoots disco lights on your ceiling and walls so the party goes anywhere.

iHome Color Changing Dual Alarm ClockiHome Color Changing Dual Alarm Clockcheck price

Tweens will love the color changing feature on this clock which is pretty rad. Wirelessly connect this clock to an iPad, iPhone, iPad, or laptop and you can stream music to the clock. It even charges your phone.

Mpow Bluetooth Shower SpeakerMpow Bluetooth Shower Speakercheck price

If your tween is always singing in the shower, this waterproof Bluetooth shower speaker is a must have. Available in several fun colors, it easy to find one that fits your eleven year old’s personality. It sports easy to use controls that control your music and phone calls all in the shower.

Kala Learn To Play Ukulele Starter KitKala Learn To Play Ukulele Starter Kitcheck price

Does your 11 year old want to learn to play a musical instrument? A Ukulele is the perfect first instrument. This soprano ukulele is much smaller than a guitar, which makes it easy to start with. This starter kit includes everything she needs to get started including an online tuner and basic tutorials.

Cell Phone Accessories

If your 11 year old already has a cell phone, there are a ton of accessories that make great gift items as well. A fashionable cell phone case, usb phone charger, selfie stick, or mobile printer will likely be a big hit.

Anker Astro Portable Phone ChargerAnker Astro Portable Phone Chargercheck priceDon’t you hate it when your cell phone runs out of juice? Meet your new best friend. This pocketable battery pack can charge your phone up to 2 times when finding an electrical outlet is not an option.
Mpow Selfie StickMpow Selfie Stickcheck priceWith this selfie stick you can take flattering pics. Best of all, nobody will have to know that you took them yourself. After pairing it with Bluetooth, simply press the button to shoot pictures. Who needs a photographer?
HISY Selfie Bluetooth Remote for iPhone 4S and upHISY Selfie Bluetooth Remote for iPhone 4S and upcheck priceThis little wireless Bluetooth dongle pairs with your iPhone 4 or higher to take selfies. Place the phone down on the included stand. Then press the button on the device up to 90 feet away to take the most flattering pics. Perfect for group photos.
Polaroid ZIP Mobile PrinterPolaroid ZIP Mobile Printercheck priceTurn your Smartphone into an instant camera with the Polaroid Zip Mobile Printer. Like a retro Polaroid instant camera, this mobile printer for iOS and Android devices allows you to print pics from your phone at any place or time.

Video Games

Many eleven year old boys and girls love video games. If they have some sort of game system, a new game will likely be a big hit. Give them the latest in their favorite video game series or let them get full immersed in a completely new video game world with these great video game gifts for tweens.

Just Dance 2016Just Dance 2016check priceIf you haven’t heard “Teacher” by Nick Jonas enough, the new Just Dance 2016 has it. The soundtrack features over 40 popular songs from Meghan Taylor, Pitbull, and Calvin Harris so there is something for everyone in the family to bust a move to.
Super Mario MakerSuper Mario Makercheck priceHow would you like to build your own Super Mario level? Now everyone can be a Nintendo videogame designer with Super Mario Maker for the WiiU. The game allows you to build a tower of blocks or scary piranha plants. What will you build?
LEGO Dimensions Starter PackLEGO Dimensions Starter Packcheck priceWith Lego Dimensions, you get to build things out of Legos before you put them in the game. After building with the toys, you place the built characters, vehicles, or accessories on the portal and they pop into the game ready to be played with. The starter pack comes with Batman, Gandalf, Wyldstyle, and the Batmobile.
New Nintendo 3DS XLNew Nintendo 3DS XLcheck priceWith a massive library of software, the Nintendo 3DS is the best way to play videogames on the go. The New Nintendo 3ds boasts superior 3d, more processing power, and a second joystick.
Sony PlayStation 4Sony PlayStation 4check priceIf you are going to get a new console, the Playstation 4 is the most popular system out there. With good streaming, sharing, and plenty of 3rd party games, the Playstation 4 is a great choice for gamers.
Xbox One 1TB BundleXbox One 1TB Bundlecheck priceWith a price cut earlier this year, Microsoft has sweetened the deal on its Xbox One console. It’s got a strong lineup of exclusive games. The best part? Microsoft is making it backward compatible with the Xbox 360.

DIY Fashion Kits

Bling! Bling! At age 11, girls love making their own jewelry and fashions. Some of the best gifts for an 11 year old girl will be ones that she can share with her friends. A henna tattoo set is a very fun gift idea for an eleven year old girl. From henna tattoos to diy jewelry kits, tween girls will love creating their own fashion with these gifts.

DIY Lip Balm KitDIY Lip Balm Kitcheck priceWhy buy lip balm when you can make your own? The kit contains beeswax, shea butter, and almond oil along with four awesome flavoring oils including tangerine, peppermint, pineapple, and tropical punch. In just 6 easy steps, you can make your own high quality lip balms. Best of all, it actually leaves your lips soft. You may never want to buy lip balm again.
X-cords Paracord Friendship Bracelet KitX-cords Paracord Friendship Bracelet Kitcheck priceShow your love for your friends with these high quality friendship bracelets from Xcords. The kit comes with everything you need along with written instructions which include video tutorial links so that anyone can follow along. Inside you get two bundles of vibrant colored paracords that can be used to make 10 high quality friendship bracelets.
Temporary Henna TattoosTemporary Henna Tattooscheck priceWhat’s cooler than a tattoo? A temporary tattoo. Tweens will feel instantly cooler with these henna tattoos. They look so realistic. The set includes so many intricate and artistic designs including suns, butterflies, peace signs and tribal art. Best of all, unlike real tattoos, it is easy to put on and take off just like lipstick. The designs fade within a week, but the fun is permanent.
Rainbow Loom 2.0 BandsRainbow Loom 2.0 Bandscheck priceJewelry is cool but rubber band jewelry is priceless. The Rainbow loom kit comes with everything you need to create rubber band bracelets. The bracelets are created by creating different patterns using the included loom. Who needs gold?
ALEX Toys Duct Tape PartyALEX Toys Duct Tape Partycheck priceWho knew that duct tape could be so fashionable? There is no better way to use duct tape than to create fun fashion accessories. With 12 rolls of duct tape, tweens can go wild creating their own ducted out bags, earring, hair clips, and more. It’s fun that sticks.
Cra-Z-Art Shimmer N Sparkle Weekender BagCra-Z-Art Shimmer N Sparkle Weekender Bagcheck priceIf everything was the same, things would get boring fast. Now you can create your own one of a kind bag. All it takes is a little creativity and the included fabric markers. You can have your own 7 inch fashionable bag perfect for slumber parties or on the go fun.
ALEX Toys Do-it-Yourself Infinity Jewelry KitALEX Toys Do-it-Yourself Infinity Jewelry Kitcheck priceDo you love jewelry? Buying jewelry is so last year. Show your design talent with this kit from Alex Toys. It contains everything you need to create your own personalized bracelets and necklaces that are as fun to make as share.
ALEX Toys Spa Hair Chalk Party 2 GoALEX Toys Spa Hair Chalk Party 2 Gocheck priceAdd a little party to your hair with this hair chalk from Alex toys. Create your own fashions with the included 12 colors. The kit also includes a comb, decorative metallic beads, 30 hair elastics, and a beading tool. Best of all, the hair chalk washes out with shampoo.
ALEX Toys Knot & Stitch Pillow KitALEX Toys Knot & Stitch Pillow Kitcheck priceSpice up your personal space with your very own fashionable pillow with the word “Love” on it. This beginning stitching kit contains everything you need. The fabric comes pre punched so it super easy for even beginners. Simply stitch the fabric pieces together, knot the sides, and stuff it. Who wouldn’t “love” it?
Tulip One Step 18-Color Tie-Dye KitTulip One Step 18-Color Tie-Dye Kitcheck priceOrdinary t-shirts just got a whole lot more fun with this one step Tie Dye kit from Tulip. Simply add water to the dye, shake, and you are ready to create your own colorful fashions.
Klutz String Art Book KitKlutz String Art Book Kitcheck priceWhat would you do with strings and pins? With this kit from Klutz you can transform them into absolutely gorgeous art. The kit includes everything you need including 6 sturdy project boards. Simply use the included tool to push the pins in. Then use the string to create scribble, fan, and zigzag patterns to create everything from whales to hearts. There are over 20 projects included.
Klutz Tiny Stitches Craft KitKlutz Tiny Stitches Craft Kitcheck priceLearning to sew has never been this fun. With this lovely book and craft set, kids will create tiny embroidered patterns to display in necklace pendants. Even beginners will learn how to sew and embroider with 10 of the most popular stitches. You get everything you need and everything has been miniaturized and scaled down so that even beginners can learn.
Klutz Shrink & Link Jewelry Craft KitKlutz Shrink & Link Jewelry Craft Kitcheck priceDo you remember Shrinky Dinks? It’s okay if you don’t because this is better than that. With this kit from Klutz, you can design your own little shrinky dinks. All the ideas and inspiration are included in the 52 page step by step book. Use the traceable designs to cut out a shape and shrink it down into a plastic design. You can then stick your shrinky dinks on the plastic chain to create one of kind necklaces and rings. Swap out the pieces with other creations and you got a new look.
DIY T-Shirt CraftsDIY T-Shirt Craftscheck priceGot an old t-shirt lying around? With this book, you will be amazed at all the stuff you can create out of it from jewelry to even trendy gifts. Best of all, the projects can be completed in less than an hour without the need of a sewing machine.

Art Kits

At the age of 11, kids are very impressionable so gifts that unlock hidden artistic talents will be ideal. Doodle books, how to draw books, and art sets are popular gifts for children of this age. For girls, fashion design books will likely be a hit. These artsy kits are sure to bring out the artist in your 11 year old.

Project Runway PortfolioProject Runway Portfoliocheck priceAnyone can be a fashion designer with this great stencil kit from Project Runway. Fashion designers will be able to create stunning fashion by dressing models and getting them ready for runway in no time. Simply use the existing templates to create outfits for the models. There are stencils for shirts, skirts, pants, jewelry, shoes, accessories, and more.
Spirograph DeluxeSpirograph Deluxecheck priceFor over 50 years, Spirograph has allowed kids to create fun spiral art. Combing math and art, Spirograph makes it easy for anyone to create art. Use one of the 19 gears to mix and math patterns to create your own unique design. The possibilities are nearly limitless.
ALEX Toys Artist Studio Colossal Art SetALEX Toys Artist Studio Colossal Art Setcheck priceGigantic doesn’t even begin to describe this art studio from Alex Toys. It is colossal. It comes with crayons, pastels, paper, fine and jumbo markers, water colors, colored pencils, paintbrushes, erasers and more. There are 315 pieces of color here. There are so many choices for the budding artist.
How to Draw PeopleHow to Draw Peoplecheck priceDrawing people has never been easier than with this great guide from Barbara Levy. Kids will create over 30 fun characters by joining simple shapes like circles, ovals, and rectangles.
Lulu Jr. My Comic BookLulu Jr. My Comic Bookcheck priceReading comic books is super fun but making your own is so much cooler. The My Comic Book kit contains everything you need to create an 18 page professionally printed comic. Simply use your superhero powers to draw out your comic on the included pages. Mail the kit. In a few weeks, the professionally printed comic book will arrive in your mailbox.
ALEX Toys Craft Friends 4 Ever Scrapbook KitALEX Toys Craft Friends 4 Ever Scrapbook Kitcheck pricePreserve the memories with your bffs with this 48 page Friends 4 Ever scrapbooking kit from Alex Toys. The kit has everything you need to bring your projects to life including colorful patterned pages, stickers, gems, ribbons, stencils, scissors, and more.

Science

Does your 11 year old live in the basement conducting their own science experiments? For those who love figuring how things work, these science kits make great gifts

Sophisticated Science Perfume ScienceSophisticated Science Perfume Sciencecheck priceHow would you like to make your own perfume? You can with this perfume kit from Thames and Kosmos. You get everything you need to mix your own perfumes including scented perfume oils and important tools of the trade. The 32 page instruction manual takes you through the science, history, and art of perfume making.
Snap Circuits SC-300Snap Circuits SC-300check priceSnap Circuits Jr. SC-300 is the ideal kit for learning electronics. All the components snap together with ease on the plastic grid. No tools are needed. With color coded components, just follow the colored pictures in the manual to create radios, alarms, doorbells, and more. It’s a snap.
Elenco Snap Circuit ArcadeElenco Snap Circuit Arcadecheck priceLearning electronics can be as fun as going to the arcade with this new electronics kit from Snap Circuits. With over 200 projects, kids simply snap the various building pieces onto the grid. Each piece is easy identifiable through its color. In this set, there’s a programmable word fan, a tri color disco ball, and more. Kids not only get to create circuits but can play simple pre programmed games.
Elenco AmeriKit Learn to Solder KitElenco AmeriKit Learn to Solder Kitcheck priceSoldering just got a lot easier to learn with this kit from Elenco. After practicing with this kit, you will be ready to solder. The instruction manual is laid out like a course with little quizzes to help you along the way. The kit comes with everything you need including the solder, soldering iron, and wire cutters.
Thames & Kosmos TK1 Telescope & As​tronomy KitThames & Kosmos TK1 Telescope & As​tronomy Kitcheck priceHave you ever wondered what is out there? With this starter TK1 Telescope from Thames & Kosmos you can explore distant plants, the stars, the surface of the moon, and more. With a sturdy aluminum tripod, you will love exploring the cosmos. The instruction manual helps you get started so even beginners can get lost in the constellations.
AmScope M500 Monocular Compound MicroscopeAmScope M500 Monocular Compound Microscopecheck priceFuture scientists will get a kick out of exploring the unseen world with this full featured school grade microscope. With this entry level microscope, it is fun just to put things under the microscope and see how different they look when magnified.

Robotics and Programming

11 year olds learn by playing. With these robot, computer, and programming kits, children can become programmers, engineers, and artists as they learn to solve problems in fun and interesting ways.

Sphero BB-8 App-Enabled DroidSphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droidcheck priceThanks to Sphero, you can own your very own Star Wars BB-8 replica Droid from the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie. Meet BB-8. Launch the app to bring him to life, driving him around with your Smartphone. He can even go on patrol, mapping out his environment. For Star Wars fans, BB-8 has become more than a toy.
HEXBUG VEX IQ Robotics Construction SetHEXBUG VEX IQ Robotics Construction Setcheck priceHow cool would it be if you could build, design, program, and drive your own robot? The Vex IQ system lets you do just that. The kit contains over 750 pieces including different sensors. You can jump right in with included instructions to setup your first robot. After building your robot, use the included controller to drive your robot around. While no programming is required, advanced users can explore the two programming software options.
LEGO Mindstorms EV3LEGO Mindstorms EV3check price Regular Legos are great for building stuff that doesn’t move. With Lego Mindstorms you can create robots that walk, talk, think, and can be controlled by your Smartphone. To get started, use the 3d instructions on the free app to build different robots from a snapping snake to a humanoid.
CanaKit Raspberry Pi 2 Ultimate Starter KitCanaKit Raspberry Pi 2 Ultimate Starter Kitcheck priceWith this kit from CanaKit, it has never been so easy to get started with Raspberry PI. This inexpensive credit sized computer is great for kids interested in computers. The kit includes everything you need to get up and running in minutes. Just plug in a monitor, keyboard, and mouse.
Ozobot 2.0Ozobot 2.0check priceThis tiny inexpensive robot can see color, following lines using its twin micro motors. To get started you can draw paths for Ozobot to follow. That’s just the beginning. The real fun is programming the little guy. With the scripting language Ozoblocky even beginners can learn how to code. It features a simple drag and drop system that allows kids to learn the fundamentals of programming such as loops and more.
Minecraft Mod Design 1Minecraft Mod Design 1check pricePractically every 11 year old wants to make a mod for Minecraft. To do so, you will need to learn a little programming. With this course from Youth Digital, you will learn how to add your own items, blocks, creatures and more to the game.
Meccano MeccaNoid G15 KSMeccano MeccaNoid G15 KScheck priceMeet the Meccanoid G15. At 4 feet, he is about the size of a small child. With this erector set, you will have to build him out of over 1000 pieces. Once you build him, he can tell jokes, listen to you, and learn custom movements through motion capture or the free app. You can even move him around and like puppet and he will record and playback all the movement.
MiposaurMiposaurcheck priceWhat could be cooler than a dinosaur robot? A dinosaur robot that you can control using gestures. Simply wave your hand to command him to go forward, backward, or turn. If you prefer, you can drive him around using an app.

Building Sets

Legos are pretty much great for anyone from 8 to 100. It’s still one of the top toys for 11 year olds. Kids never seem to outgrow these toys.

LEGO Star Wars Death Star Final Duel 75093LEGO Star Wars Death Star Final Duel 75093check priceWhat is the most epic battle of all time? It is Luke vs. Vader from the movie Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. Now you can relive the excitement of that battle in Lego form with this 724 piece Lego set complete with 5 minifigures. With many play features including collapsing stairs, opening doors, and a detachable throne room, Lego has managed to capture every detail of the battle right down to the Lego Light sabers. The force is with this set.
LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon 75105LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon 75105check priceFor out of this world fun, kids can build the most iconic spaceship of all time with this 1329 piece Lego set as they travel the galaxy. You won’t be traveling alone as this set has 6 minifigures including Hans Solo and Chewbacca. The Millennium Falcon spaceship has been completely revamped with a detachable cockpit, liftable hull plates, and spring loaded laser turrets.
LEGO Friends Heartlake Grand Hotel 41101LEGO Friends Heartlake Grand Hotel 41101check priceEverything about this 1552 piece Lego Hotel is grand from the working elevator to the rooftop pool. Once finished, this 3 story Lego hotels stands about a foot tall. Walk in through the revolving door to the amazing hotel lobby with the stunning chandelier. With a cafe, 2 bedrooms, a dining area, and fountain, there are so many fun places to explore that you may never want to leave this 5 star Lego hotel.
LEGO Elves Treetop Hideaway 41075LEGO Elves Treetop Hideaway 41075check priceDo you love fairies and unicorns? Now you can explore the magical fantasy world of Lego Elves with this 505 piece Treetop set. With vibrant and bright colors, kids get to build the Treetop Hideway that doubles as a living quarters for our magical elf friends. The set includes 3 mini-dolls: Emily Jones, Azari Firedancer and Farran Leafshade.
LEGO Super Heroes Jokerland 76035LEGO Super Heroes Jokerland 76035check priceWith so many villains, Batman and Robin, the Bat mobile, and a cool set, the 1037 piece Lego Jokerland has everything you could ever want from a superhero set. There are so many areas to explore. The Joker has taken over a fun park, giving the rides and attractions a wicked twist. There’s a shooting clown robot, a poison pool chamber, a penguin Ferris wheel and more. The set includes 8 minifigures: Batman, Robin, Beast Boy, Starfire, The Penguin, The Joker, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn.
LEGO Minecraft the Nether Fortress 21122LEGO Minecraft the Nether Fortress 21122check priceStep through the portal to build the 517 piece Minecraft Nether Fortress. The set includes 5 minifigures. Use Alex and Steve to battle your way past the fire shooting Ghast, Blaze, and the Zombie Pigman with your pickaxe. The coolest part? You have to watch out for the lava flowing block.
LEGO Minecraft the Desert Outpost 21121LEGO Minecraft the Desert Outpost 21121check pricePrepare to do battle with this 519 piece Minecraft Desert outpost with lookout tower. The set includes 4 minifugures. Steve and Alex will have to take on 2 skeletons. Alex is equipped with his trusty pickaxe and Steve has his armor and sword. Use the TNT to make quick work of the skeletons. If things get too scary, build a wooden boat to make a quick escape.
LEGO Minecraft the Snow Hideout 21120LEGO Minecraft the Snow Hideout 21120check priceWith this 327 piece Lego Minecraft set, you’ll have to build the Snow Hideout to survive the blistering cold weather. It includes 3 minifigures. Steve with the help of his trusty pickaxe will have to take on an exploding Creeper and a fire shooting Snow Golem.

Fashion

Anything to do with clothing or fashion will likely be a big hit with an 11 year old. Girls love new clothes but can also be very particular about the type of clothes they like. Your young fashionistas will love upgrading their wardrobe with these trendy clothes and accessories that are 11 year old approved.

Danischoice Cute Cartoon SocksDanischoice Cute Cartoon Sockscheck priceYour tween is going to love wearing these super cute cartoon characters socks on their feet. There are several designs to choose from heroes to princesses. They are going to love them so much that they are going to hate to wear shoes.
Jinx Men’s Minecraft Creeper HoodieJinx Men’s Minecraft Creeper Hoodiecheck priceFans addicted to Minecraft won’t be able to go anywhere without this Creeper hoodie. Zip it up and it makes a Creeper mask on the hood. With several sizes to choose from, you can find the perfect size for your Creeper fan.
Under Armour Boys Fleece HoodyUnder Armour Boys Fleece Hoodycheck priceUnder Armour makes fantastic hoodies for boys. Offered in several styles and colors, this well made hoodie keeps you warm and comfortable. You might just have to pry it off him just to wash it.
Under Armour Girls Fleece HoodieUnder Armour Girls Fleece Hoodiecheck priceFor tweens, Under Armor hoodies are very popular at school. This hoodie for tween girls is swag. It is offered is several lovely colors with a big logo on the front.
JK41 BLUE Denim JEANS Skinny Ripped Distressed PantsJK41 BLUE Denim JEANS Skinny Ripped Distressed Pantscheck priceThis denim is must have. Your tween will definitely love rocking these skinny jeans with ripped holes. They have got a layer of fabric under the rips so the rips aren’t completely open. Not only are they pretty, but they make a major street style statement.
TooLoud Shake It Off T-ShirtTooLoud Shake It Off T-Shirtcheck priceSwifties will love this darling t-shirt with the words “Shake It Off” printed on the front of the shirt. It’s perfect for paring with Taylor Swift concert tickets or a poster. Shake it off with this cute t-shirt.
MissShorthair Plaid Tartan Infinity ScarfMissShorthair Plaid Tartan Infinity Scarfcheck priceOffered in several fun designs, this scarf from Miss Shorthair has a beautiful combination of edgy and girly. Add a pop of color to any outfit.
Timex Women’s Sports Digital Purple WatchTimex Women's Sports Digital Purple Watchcheck priceWith a vivid purple strap, this Timex watch is major bling for tween girls. The digital time is easy to read and the stop watch is great for exercise needs.
Vera Bradley Mini Hipster Crossbody BagVera Bradley Mini Hipster Crossbody Bagcheck priceThis vibrant colored cross body bag from Vera Bradley is the perfect look for tweens. This is just the right size. It’s roomy enough for the basics with lots of pockets for separating your belongings.
Vera Bradley Wristlet WalletVera Bradley Wristlet Walletcheck priceWristlets are great for girls that just need a place to keep the essentials. This little wristlet from Vera Bradley offers a great fashion statement for holding your smart phone, wallet, and few other essentials. Tweens will love the colored fabric and contrast.
I Love You To The Moon and Back Pendant NecklaceI Love You To The Moon and Back Pendant Necklacecheck priceShow your eleven year old how much you love them with this gorgeous sterling silver pendant necklace with the words “I love you to the moon and back.” There is no better way to show your love
Rose Gold Plated Stud EarringsRose Gold Plated Stud Earringscheck priceOMG earrings. These tiny stud flower earrings really sparkle. The cubic zirconium studs are stylish and elegant.
Ray-Ban Surf SunglassesRay-Ban Surf Sunglassescheck priceWhen the sun comes out, these classic Ray Ban Wayfarer sunglasses will make you feel famous. The surf on black plastic frames adds a nice twist of color. They are made for both seeing and being seen.
Alex and Ani Birthstone BraceletAlex and Ani Birthstone Braceletcheck priceShow your uniqueness with this personalized bracelet from Alex and Ani. Perfect for celebrating the month you were born.

Shoes

Give your 11 year old happy feet with these great pairs of trendy kicks.

Converse Chuck High Top SneakersConverse Chuck High Top Sneakerscheck priceTweens can’t go wrong with a fashionable pair of high top Chucks. These shoes have been around for close to 100 years. Now it has been given an upgrade. This is the Chuck II. With a new Nike sock liner, the sneakers are comfortable as they are cool.
DC Trase TX Unisex Skate ShoeDC Trase TX Unisex Skate Shoecheck priceWhether your tween skates or not, these Unisex skate shoes from DC are the bomb and go with just about any outfit.
UGG Women’s Classic Short BootUGG Women’s Classic Short Bootcheck priceUGGs aren’t cheap, but what 11 year old doesn’t want a pair of real UGG boots? Available in several cute colors, these comfy boots go well with skinny jeans or leggings.
Bearpaw Eva BootBearpaw Eva Bootcheck priceMade with real suede, Bearpaw boots are the perfect alternative to UGG boots. With several colors and sizes to choose from, this faux pair of UGG boots is almost as stylish.

Sleepovers

At age 11, girls spend a lot of time with their best friends so slumber parties are likely to be big deal. Spending time over at a friend’s to play, talk about boys, talk about school, listen to music, will be one of her favorite things to do. These pajamas, booties, and duffle bags are perfect for sleepovers.

Alki’i Pajama Bottom PantsAlki'i Pajama Bottom Pantscheck priceNot only are these fleece pajama bottoms great for keeping you warm and toasty, they have the most adorable prints. Once tween girls wear these, they might not want to take them off.
Hello Kitty Fleece Pajama SetHello Kitty Fleece Pajama Setcheck priceFans of Hello Kitty will love this cute and comfortable pair of fleece pajamas. This 2 piece top and bottom pair has a pretty Hello Kitty print on it.
Women’s Knit Sleep Lounge SetWomen's Knit Sleep Lounge Setcheck priceThis soft and comfortable pair of pajamas from Noble Mount comes in many super cute styles. It’s perfect for sleepovers or wearing around the house.
Paul Frank Sweet & Cozy Zebra Julius Hooded RobePaul Frank Sweet & Cozy Zebra Julius Hooded Robecheck priceMade out of fleece, this stylish hooded robe from Paul Frank features the most adorable monkey print on it. It is perfect for staying warm and cozy on cold nights or wearing after a shower. You may never want to take it off.
Raikou Women’s Micro Fleece Bootie SlipperRaikou Women's Micro Fleece Bootie Slippercheck priceOffered in several fun colors, these stylish 100% polyester bootie slippers are perfect for wearing indoors. They have soft padded non skid soles.
Vera Bradley Large 2 Duffle BagVera Bradley Large 2 Duffle Bagcheck priceWith a stunning design and plenty of room, this fairly large duffel bag from Vera Bradley is great for sleepovers or even travel. It is easily big enough for a weekend trip, fitting a few outfits along with shoes and accessories.

Books And Journals

Does your 11 year old love reading or writing? At any age, a book makes are great gift. Encourage your child to read with comics, popular novels, or fun fact books. For those that love to write, a journal is the perfect gift for an 11 year old girl. Girls love spilling all their secrets in a journal.

Dork Diaries 9Dork Diaries 9check priceGirls just entering middle school will be able to relate to Nikki Maxwell. She is just that artistic dorky girl who wants to make friends and survive through school. To do so she has to stay one step ahead of the school bully, MacKenzie. Her plan goes wrong when the school bully gets a hold of Nikki’s journal.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old SchoolDiary of a Wimpy Kid: Old Schoolcheck priceWould you be able to survive without your cell phone? What if you unplugged every electronic? That’s exactly what Greg must do when his entire town decides to unplug. What will he do?
5,000 Awesome Facts 2 5,000 Awesome Facts 2 check priceWould you love to learn 100 crazy facts about cartoons or 75 sports facts? These facts are just a few of the 5000 awesome facts included in this book from National Geographic. Presented in a colorful format, the book features facts about everything from Harry Potter to the moon.
Minecraft: BlockopediaMinecraft: Blockopediacheck priceEver wanted to know all about the amazing blocks of Minecraft? Minecraft fans will love this encyclopedia about every block in the universe of Minecraft from plants to ore blocks. In this uniquely shaped hexagonal book, learn trivia and even how to make use of each of the blocks.
Kid President’s Guide to Being AwesomeKid President's Guide to Being Awesomecheck priceHere’s a behind the scenes look at Youtube star Robby Novak also known as Kid President. Robby suffers from ontogenesis imperfecta, a condition that makes his bones brittle. However, you wouldn’t know from the way he looks at life. It’s an uplifting and moving book about a kid just looking to make the world a little more awesome.
Guinness World Records 2016Guinness World Records 2016check priceDid you know that the most snow golems made in one minute in Minecraft was 70? With the Guinness World Records 2016, you find thousands of record breaking trivia on the human body, Minecraft, Lego, and more.
LEGO Awesome IdeasLEGO Awesome Ideascheck priceLegos just got a bit more awesome with this book from Daniel Lipkowitz. Lego fans will be filled with big ideas after reading this book. With a wonderful sense of humor, the author shows builders how to take their creations to another level. Divided into four sections, the book’s ideas takes readers through space, the wild west, into the world of fantasy, and back to the real world. What will you build next?
Sleepover Party Mad LibsSleepover Party Mad Libscheck priceSlumber parties would be incomplete without this ridiculously fun Madlibs books. The rules are pretty self explanatory. Simply fill in the blanks to create the silliest sleepover stories. It is ________!
Hot Focus Peace Diary with LockHot Focus Peace Diary with Lockcheck priceEvery 11 year old girl has secrets they want to keep under lock and key. This journal is perfect for that. Girls will fall in love with the cute and colorful heart and peace themed cover. The heart shaped lock comes with a spare key just in case so girls can safely record all their thoughts, dreams, and doodles.
Just Between Us: Journal for Girls and Their MomJust Between Us: Journal for Girls and Their Momcheck priceMoms how well do you really know your eleven year old daughter? How well does your daughter know you? With this unique Mother-Daughter journal, you will strengthen your relationship with your daughter. One side of the journal is for moms to fill out; the other side is for daughters. The journal is filled with helpful writing prompts for discussing everything from school to relationships.
Doodle Diary: Art Journaling for GirlsDoodle Diary: Art Journaling for Girlcheck priceHow can you make journaling more fun? Art! Here’s a fun way to start journaling. Every page prompts you to combine art with journaling. You will use all sorts of supplies from crayons to pens to enhance each page. Whether you just want to doodle about your day or about your daydreams, the doodle diary is a fun way of discovering who you are.
Just the Ticket: Ticket Stub OrganizerJust the Ticket: Ticket Stub Organizercheck priceWhat eleven year old doesn’t love going to concerts, shows, on vacation, or sporting events? Save the memories with this Ticket Stub Organizer. With 20 pages, there is plenty of room for ticket stubs along with room to jot down little notes.

Vehicle Toys

Does your 11 year love things that roll or fly? These vehicle toys will likely be a big hit.

Anki OVERDRIVE Starter KitAnki OVERDRIVE Starter Kitcheck priceIf you could play a videogame in real life it would look like Anki Overdrive. This innovative racecar set lets you race physical cars with your Smartphone. With the magic of technology, the app is able to keep track of your car on the track. You can race against friends or even the self driving AI. The 10 different track pieces can be arranged in multiple ways, creating 8 different tracks to race on. Start those engines by downloading the iOS or Android app.
Rev (2 Cars Included)Rev (2 Cars Included)check priceSmartphone Bluetooth controlled driving cars are cool, but battling cars are even cooler. The REV set includes a pair of 2 vehicles. There is one simple goal: cause more destruction than your opponent. You can battle against the self driving AI or against friends. To cause destruction, you have to engage in laser-tag like battle or ram your opponent. Rev up those engines; it’s time for battle.
Hot Wheels Ultimate GarageHot Wheels Ultimate Garagecheck priceThey don’t call this Hot Wheels “Ultimate” Garage for nothing. This set is the biggest Hot Wheels garage set ever. While it includes 5 Hot Wheels cars and a helicopter, it can hold up to 36 cars. With four sprawling levels and ramps, there are multiple areas to race on.
Syma X5C Explorers Quadcopter With HD CameraSyma X5C Explorers Quadcopter With HD Cameracheck priceWhat if you could pilot a remote controlled drone? You can with the Syma X5 quad helicopter. It’s fast and easy to maneuver. This entry level drone is equipped with a camera for recording bird’s eye footage. Perfect for going on top secret spying missions.

Outdoor Toys And Gifts

A Nerf gun is still one of the best toys for 11 year old boys. Anything that goes boom or gets kids outside is still very popular with this age group.

Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-PackNerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-Packcheck priceTag or be tagged! What 11 year old boy doesn’t like Laser tag? With the Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix 2PK, you can experience the intense action of laser tag. Best of all, there are no bullets to lose. You can play inside or out. You’ll know you’ve been hit because the system registers hits with lights, sounds, and vibrations. Watch your back!
Nerf N-Strike Mega RotoFury BlasterNerf N-Strike Mega RotoFury Blastercheck priceFeaturing larger darts that pack more power, the Nerf Mega RotoFury blaster can launch darts up to 90 feet way. Nobody on the battlefield will be able to match the awesome power of this. It fires 10 Mega Whistlers Darts with the rotating drum without the need for reloading. Hear the sound of the Whistling Darts as they scream through the air. The battlefield is yours.
Zing Air Huntress Fire Tek BowZing Air Huntress Fire Tek Bowcheck priceGirls are going to love running around like Katniss with this light up bow from Zing toys. Light up the sky as your fire your arrows screaming arrows through the air up to 145 feet away.
Nerf Rebelle Secret Shot BlasterNerf Rebelle Secret Shot Blastercheck priceSend your little girl on a top secret spy mission. This blaster looks like a purse until you push a button to convert it into a 4 shot blaster. Ssshh! It’s a secret.
Monkey Bike Wheel Light M232Monkey Bike Wheel Light M232check priceIf you have a bike, when the sun goes down, the party is just getting started. The Monkey Light M232 creates thousands of amazing patterns on your spinning wheels. It’s perfect for getting noticed even in the dark. Bike safety has never been so bright.
Olympus Trooper 8×40 DPS 1 BinocularsOlympus Trooper 8×40 DPS 1 Binocularscheck priceWith the Olympus Trooper 8×40 DPS R, it’s never been so affordable to explore the great outdoors. With its wide angle lens, this pair of binoculars brings the action closer to you whether you love hiking, bird watching, or sporting events.
Victorinox Swiss Army Swiss Champ Pocket KnifeVictorinox Swiss Army Swiss Champ Pocket Knifecheck priceEvery young scout has to be prepared for the outdoors. The Victorinox Swiss Army knife is like a toolbox in your pocket. It’s got 33 different elements from a can opener to wire cutters.
Bounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV Metal DetectorBounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV Metal Detectorcheck priceEvery eleven year old kid dreams about owning a metal detector. Treasure hunters will love this metal detector for tracking down buried coins, rings, jewelry, and more. It’s lightweight design and adjustable shaft makes it easy for even 11 year olds to handle. It comes with a quick training manual which makes it perfect for beginners.

Ride Ons

For those that love wheels, a cool new bike, skateboard, or anything that gets kids around in style makes the perfect gift. That’s how they roll.

Razor E300 Electric ScooterRazor E300 Electric Scooter - Matte Graycheck priceLike riding scooters but wish you could go a bit faster? With heavy duty tires, the Razor E300 Electric scooter can zoom at a speed of up to 15 mph. Electrify your ride.
Schwinn 24″ High Timber Mountain BikeSchwinn 24″ High Timber Mountain Bikecheck priceWith a padded seat, 21 speeds, 24 inch wheels and a front shock system, this bike has the versatility to ride on pavement as well as trails.
Penny Graphic Complete SkateboardPenny Graphic Complete Skateboardcheck priceWith a retro design reminiscent of the very first skateboards, the Penny skateboard gets you where you want to go in unbelievable style. The 3.125″ penny wheels float over the cracks in the pavement, keeping your ride smooth.
Rollerblade Girl’s Junior Spitfire XTRollerblade Girl’s Junior Spitfire XTcheck priceProviding great support and an adjustable skate design, these Spitfire XT skates are as stylish as they are fun. The adjustable features gives you the perfect fit and the wheels give you a smooth roll.
Razor RipStik RipsterRazor RipStik Ripstercheck priceWho needs snow? Thanks to the inclined caster wheels and pivoting deck, the RipStick lets you carve like a snowboard. Unlike a traditional skateboard, the pivoting deck allows the rider to accelerate without needing to push. Simply twist back and forth to start carving down the street.
Snow Sled Saucer Heavy DutySnow Sled Saucer Heavy Dutycheck priceIt wouldn’t be Christmas without a sled. Made out of 1/4 inch thick plastic and measuring 25 inches, this saucer sled from MH sleds is virtually indestructible. Sledding with them feels incredibly smooth because they are so thick that you don’t feel all the little bumps and lumps in the snow. Even Santa needs to get one of these.

Sports

Is your 11 year old into sports? There are many great fitness gifts for boys and girls. Try a new ball, trampoline, or duffle bag.

Spalding Mini Basketball HoopSpalding Mini Basketball Hoopcheck priceThe Spalding NBA Mini Hoop brings the fun of basketball to your bedroom. With the same dimensions and design of a real NBA backboard, it is just like the real thing. Simply mount the hoop over your doorway for some real NBA action.
Winmau Blade 4 Bristle DartboardWinmau Blade 4 Bristle Dartboardcheck priceFeel the force behind the darts with this profession level dartboard from Winmau. It’s the best dartboard. Thanks to the 50% thinner wire, you don’t have to worry about many bounce outs. The graphics are sharp and clear with bright colors. When you miss, it is your fault. It’s a bulls-eye.
Nerf Sports Weather Blitz Football ToyNerf Sports Weather Blitz Football Toycheck priceGo long with the Nerf Sports Weather Blitz Football. This hi tech looking football with a rubber grip is built for any weather so you can play a game of football just about anywhere. It’s Touchdown.
Baden Messi Deluxe Soccer BallBaden Messi Deluxe Soccer Ballcheck priceDo you have a soccer fan? In modern soccer, nobody is more recognized than Messi. With a gold cushioned cover, this soccer ball celebrates Messi’s success. Even better a portion the sales benefit the Leo Messi Foundation.
Wilson Evolution Black Edition BasketballWilson Evolution Black Edition Basketballcheck priceThere is a reason the Wilson Evolution basketball is an insanely popular basketball. With a microfiber composite leather cover, laid in channels, and cushion core technology, it has a superb grip that never deteriorates over time. And now it comes with a cool new sleek black look.
Wilson X Game BasketballWilson X Game Basketballcheck priceWould you like to improve your game? There is an app and basketball for that. This smart basketball from Wilson actually keeps track of your stats with the help of an app. There are even several game modes. Practice with it and you nail shots in the clutch.
Easton 2015 FP15MK10 MAKO CXN ZEROEaston 2015 FP15MK10 MAKO CXN ZEROcheck priceFeel the pop with this baseball bat from Easton. The diamond grip and ultra thin handle give you a better handle so that you can really take advantage of the massive sweet spot.
Skywalker Trampolines Jump N’ Dunk TrampolineSkywalker Trampolines Jump N’ Dunk Trampolinecheck priceWho doesn’t love jumping? This 12 foot trampoline from Skywalker not only lets kids jump, but there is also a basketball hoop inside. With tons of safety features like a no gap enclosure system, galvanized steel socket construction, rust resistant springs, and a thick spring pad, this trampoline is designed with safety and fun in mind.
Vita Vibe Double Freestanding Ballet BarreVita Vibe Double Freestanding Ballet Barrecheck priceBallet dancers will love this freestanding portable barre. The dual 4 foot wide barres are completely adjustable so you don’t have to worry about constantly adjusting them for balancing and stretching.
Aegend Lightweight Jump RopeAegend Lightweight Jump Ropecheck priceWho doesn’t love a jump rope? This one from Aegend has foam handles that absorb sweat. Kids will love it because jumping is fun. Parents will love it because it gets their kids exercising.
Adidas Team Speed Small DuffelAdidas Team Speed Small Duffelcheck priceWhen you need to carry around your gear, this durable duffle from Adidas comes in handy. It comes complete with a shoe compartment and adjustable strap. It’s got plenty of room to hold your stuff.
Adidas Squad II DuffelAdidas Squad II Duffelcheck priceThe Squad II duffel from Adidas is built with girls in mind. Inside the front zippered pocket are the words “girls rule.” This duffel is super spacious with many compartments to carry your stuff. There is even a shoe tunnel and a place to carry a water bottle.

Room Décor

At age 11, tweens love something cute that they can put in their room to make it their own.

Redo Your RoomRedo Your Roomcheck priceEvery 11 year old girl wants to redo her room to make it expression of her. This book is a how to book for jazzing up a tween’s bedroom. Redo Your Room is full of bright pictures with easy projects. The best part? It’s not going to cost a whole lot.
LEGO Kids Star Wars Darth Vader Mini-Figure Alarm ClockLEGO Kids Star Wars Darth Vader Mini-Figure Alarm Clockcheck priceLego fans will love this large 8 inch Darth Vader Minifigure that doubles as an alarm clock. Push down on Darth’s head and it activates the backlight and snooze feature.
iHome Bluetooth Color Changing Alarm ClockiHome Bluetooth Color Changing Alarm Clockcheck priceAdd a little color to you room with this Bluetooth alarm clock. There are so many features built into this clock. It features LED lights that can add a little ambiance to your room. It’s got a built in radio. You can even stream music from any iDevice or any Bluetooth enabled device. It even charges iOS and other USB powered devices.
Lava Lite 27-Inch Neon Grande Lava LampLava Lite 27-Inch Neon Grande Lava Lampcheck priceTransform your room with this cool lava lamp. At 27 inches, it is the largest lava lamp being produced. With soothing lighting, everyone will want to hang out in your room. The neon pink and soothing bubbles adds a pop of color and mood to any room.

Foodies

Got a foodie? Whether your 11 year old loves to eat or cook, they will love these gifts.

Twist It UpTwist It Upcheck priceWritten by a young inspiring chef, Twist It Up contains over 60 delicious recipes from French toast to cupcakes. It’s written by Jack Witherspoon who wrote the book when he was 11. He found learning to cook to be an antidote for his struggle with leukemia. The cookbook is divided in 6 sections including breakfast, lunch, school night dinners, weekend meal, sweets, and sides. The layout is colorful and clean and the step by step directions make the recipes easy to follow.
Great Northern 15-Inch Gumball MachineGreat Northern 15-Inch Gumball Machinecheck priceWho wouldn’t want a gumball machine at home? This gumball machine is just like the real thing with sturdy glass and a stand. You can use it to dispense gumballs or even other small snacks.
Candy Craft Chocolate PenCandy Craft Chocolate Pencheck priceHow cool would it be if you could draw with chocolate? This chocolate pen dispenses real chocolate that hardens in minutes. With the included colors, you can make chocolately artwork that is not only fun to look at but eat too. The kit includes the pen, different colors, molds and more. You can use the included designs or make your own.
Sunbeam FPSBFCM40 Fortune Cookie MakerSunbeam FPSBFCM40 Fortune Cookie Maker, Redcheck priceWhat if you could determine your own future? With this fortune cookie maker you can write your own fortunes and stick them inside your freshly baked fortune cookies.
Holstein Housewares HF-09013M Fun Cupcake MakerHolstein Housewares HF-09013M Fun Cupcake Makercheck priceMaking cupcakes just got a whole lot easier with this fun cup cake maker. Just make your batter and place it inside the cup maker. You’ll have 6 perfect delicious, spongy cupcakes in about 10 minutes. Your kids can focus on the most important part – decorating them.
Nostalgia Electrics GCM600 Gummy Candy MakerNostalgia Electrics GCM600 Gummy Candy Makercheck priceWhy buy gummy bears when you can make your own? Simply use jello and unflavored gelatin. It has fun molds so you can create gummy fish, worms, and bears. It’s tons of fun and you never have to buy gummy bears again.
YonanasYonanascheck priceWho doesn’t love ice cream? Yonanas lets you create ice cream out of frozen fruit. Strawberry, mango, banana, and more. The difference? It is so much healthier.
Girl Scouts Cookie OvenGirl Scouts Cookie Ovencheck price11 year olds will love baking up their own Girl Scout cookies with this fun oven. It comes with the famous and delicious Thin Mints Mix, but there are other flavors sold separately. Yum, they taste just like the real thing.
Ferrero Rocher Gift CubeFerrero Rocher Gift Cubecheck priceThis beautiful gold gift box contains 18 of the most delicious chocolates inside. Imagine smooth chocolately cream surrounding a hazel nut. It tastes just like heaven.
Hershey’s Milk 5-Pound Chocolate BarHershey’s Milk 5-Pound Chocolate Barcheck priceWho doesn’t love Hershey’s chocolate? Give you eleven year old chocolate lover the ultimate Hershey’s chocolate bar with this super large 5 pound Hershey’s chocolate bar.

Board Games

These board games gifts are perfect for those nights when friends come over and spend the night or even on family game night.

HedBanz GameHedBanz Gamecheck priceWhat am I? This award winning board game has kids sticking a cartoon object on their forehead with the adjustable headband. The object is to try to guess who or what it is by asking “yes or no” questions. You have to figure it out before time runs out.
5 Second Rule5 Second Rulecheck priceYou have five seconds to name 3 breeds of dogs. . . Tick . . . Tock. 5 Seconds is a fun party trivia game where you have 5 seconds to answer. The time is counted down with the fun twisted timer. Time is not on your side and you may spit out answers that will have everybody laughing on the floor. It’s 24 hours of fun.
Apples to Apples JuniorApples to Apples Juniorcheck priceThis simple to play party game is fun for just about anyone. Everyone is drawn a deck of cards with fun objects on it. During every round, one player is the judge. The judge’s card is drawn with a fun characteristic on it like squishy, dirty, or cheap. Players must put down one card that best describes judge’s card. It’s up for the judge to choose the best combination.
King of Tokyo King of Tokyo check priceIn King Of Tokyo, players get to be giant monsters destroying everyone and everything in their path including anyone that gets in their way. Sounds cool, right? It’s a dice game, where depending on what you roll, your monster can do different things. In order to win the game you must either destroy Tokyo or be the last monster standing.
Monopoly Empire Game Monopoly Empire Game check priceCan you get to top? Monopoly Empire takes the classic game of Monopoly and gives it a modern twist. You’ll find all of today’s most popular brands represented here such as McDonalds, Nike, and Coke. The idea is to fill your tower to the top first by buying brands to fill each floor. The higher you go to the top, the more money you make. Get to the top first and you win.
Perplexus OriginalPerplexus Originalcheck pricePerplexus is transparent sphere shaped maze game where players guide a small marble through an obstacle course inside. You have to flip and twist the sphere in 3 dimensions to move the ball carefully along the path. If it falls off, you have to start again. It is addictive to try to get to the end.
Ticket To Ride Ticket To Ride check priceTicket To Ride is an award winning game where players have to connect cities together by building train routes. Bigger routes are worth more points. The only problem? Other players will get in your way by creating their own routes. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins.
Jim Stott’s Ultimate Magic Kit Jim Stott's Ultimate Magic Kit check priceDo you know how to stick a pen through a dollar bill? It’s magic. With this Ultimate Magic Kit from Jim Scott, you can amaze your family and friends with over 350 tricks.

Dolls and Action Figures

At age 11, some girls may be still interested in collecting dolls and some boys may still love cool action figures.

Monster High Freak du Chic Gooliope Jellington DollMonster High Freak du Chic Gooliope Jellington Dollcheck priceMonster High Dolls are all about celebrating uniqueness. What makes Gooliope Jellington, the daughter of the Blob, so unique? This doll is tall! Standing 17 inches tall, she towers over other Monster High dolls. Like other Monster High Dolls in the Freak du Chic line, she has an over the top circus fashion.
Barbie Collector 2015 Holiday DollBarbie Collector 2015 Holiday Dollcheck priceThere is no better way to celebrate the holiday season than with the 27 edition of Holiday Barbie. Perfect for any collection, this lovely Barbie Doll comes in a gift box. Barbie is wearing a festive red ballroom dress beautifully complemented by her silvery accessories. With her glamorous loose curls and pretty earrings, she couldn’t have looked lovelier.
Minecraft 2-in-1 Sword and PickaxeMinecraft 2-in-1 Sword and Pickaxecheck priceThis pixilated axe looks like it came straight out of the Minecraft video game, but it is better. It transforms. Pull the handle to reveal the sword. Push it back down for the pickaxe.
Transformers DevastatorTransformers Devastatorcheck priceHow can you make Transformers 6 times cooler? This toy includes 6 Voyager class Transformers. Each Transformer converts from robot to vehicle mode. What makes it even more special? Combine them and you can form an 18 inch Transformer called the Devastator.

Gift Cards

At age 11, most kids this age don’t have a part time job since they are in school. Still, they love shopping on their own. Movie passes and gift cards are always a good idea. Girls love shopping for their own clothes. A gift card to their favorite store makes a great gift.

AMC Theatre Gift CardAMC Theatre Gift Cardcheck priceFor 11 year olds, you can’t go wrong with a gift card to the movies.
Aeropostale Gift CardAeropostale Gift Cardcheck priceAeropostale is extremely popular with tweens. In the halls of middle school, you will see the Aeropostale logo everywhere. It’s cute and laid back. They have t-shirts, hoodies, and essentials.
Forever 21 Gift CardForever 21 Gift Cardcheck priceTweens love Forever 21, because it always has the latest styles and the prices are super affordable.
Hollister Gift CardHollister Gift Cardcheck priceWhile expensive, the Hollister brand is super hip with tweens, offering laid back southern cali styles for jeans, t-shirts, dresses, jackets, and more.
Justice/ Limited Too Gift CardJustice/ Limited Too Gift Cardcheck priceFor tween girls, Justice has all the latest tween trends. If a tween girl wants something, she’ll probably find it at Justice.
American Eagle Outfitters Gift CardAmerican Eagle Outfitters Gift Cardcheck priceCatering to both boys and girls, American Eagle has jeans, graphic tees, and more.

What are fun gifts for 11 year old boys or girls? Let us know in the comments below.

7 Responses to Best Gifts And Toys For 11 Year Olds 2017

  1. Savanna Zimmerman February 12, 2016 at 7:15 am #

    Best website ever to look for ideas for my eleventh birthday coming up on March 21 I liked everything!

  2. Lisa November 24, 2016 at 7:47 pm #

    Wow!!! Incredible suggestions! Thank you!!

  3. Cole November 25, 2016 at 9:15 pm #

    great suggestions ill be using this

  4. Angelina November 30, 2016 at 5:59 pm #

    Wow! Best website yet!!!! Great ideas for Christmas lists.

  5. Red R. December 13, 2016 at 6:19 pm #

    Dang, the best website I found so far!

  6. clair December 23, 2016 at 5:51 pm #

    amazing made my Christmas list

  7. clair December 23, 2016 at 5:53 pm #

    amazing thank you made my Christmas list

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