What are the best gifts for 12 year old girls in 2017? Find the best gifts and toys for 12 year old girls with our gift guide. There’s something for everyone on your list – the fashion lover, shoe lover, gadget lover, and many more.
She is getting too big too fast. With just one year to go, it’s hard to believe that she is almost a teenager. What have you gotten yourself into? This is the age when mom and dad become not cool. We are only kidding! You will always be cool as long as you don’t embarrass her in front of her friends. LOL!
What are the best gifts for 12 year old girls? Some girls still want to be kids, but some girls already want to be teenagers. A lot of 12 year old girls are starting to grow out of toys and want big kid things now. Girls today are growing up much faster than before. It’s all about fitting in with their friends. A lot of her friends already have phones, wear cosmetics, and shop at trendy stores so these will likely be some of the top gifts for 12 year old girls.
Since every 12 year old girl is different, we’ve decided to create a personality driven gift guide with over 400 gift ideas for 12 year old girls. Whether you are looking for Christmas or birthday gifts for 12 year old girls, she is going to flip when she gets any of these gifts.
Crafty Gifts for Girls Age 12
Is she looking for something new to do? Now she will never have to say “I’m bored” again. Check out these popular gifts for 12 year old girls who love crafts.
Karina Garcia’s DIY SlimeAges 10-14
Who isn’t addicted to slime? For a little inspiration try out 15 new slime recipes with this book from Karina Garcia. All of the recipes are incredibly easy to do. Each recipe walks you through all the steps with both easy to follow text and photos. Your 12 year old girl will be able to make everything from Crystal Jelly Slime to Liquid Gold Slime. All of the recipes are kids friendly and borax free.
Karina Garcia’s DIY Slime Kit
Ready, Set, Goo! Karina Garcia has come out with a slime kit that is exclusive to Target. Karina Garcia is famous on Youtube for her slime recipes. Now she has created her own branded slime kit. It comes with glue and even an activator. Everybody makes different types of slime so this kit comes with add-ins to make your slime glow, sparkle, and more. You can even make cloud slime.
Crazy Aaron’s Mixed By Me Thinking PuttyAges 8+
Crazy’s Aaron’s Thinking Putty is just mesmerizing. It is so fun to play with this putty in your hands. You can actually get this putty in all different colors along with different special effects. This kit actually allows you to mix your own putty. You begin with clear putty and can not only change the color but even add special effects. After she is done creating them, she will love playing with them.
Elmer’s Liquid School Glue
Glue became increasing hard to find when the slime craze first took over the world. Using a mixture of glue, water, and other ingredients, everybody wanted to create a blob of slime. With a little glitter, dye, and essential oils, people began creating all types of slime recipes. If she loves trying out slime recipes, this container of glue is a great way to stock up.
Crayola Model Magic
Part of the fun with making slime is experimenting with different consistencies. Butter Slime is really neat because while it doesn’t contain butter, it spreads like butter. The secret ingredient? Crayola Model Magic, which is a soft air dry clay. You can get it in white but it’s also available in different colors.
Elmer’s Liquid Glitter Glue
Slime is taking over the world. It’s time for glitter slime! What could be better than slime filled with shiny glitter particles? Instead of throwing messy glitter inside, this pack of glitter glue is a great way to add a little shine to your slime.
Elmer’s Slime Stater Kit
The hottest new craze is making homemade slime. This slime obsession has gotten so crazy that there was a shortage of glue. Now Elmer’s has made it easy for anybody to get started with these slime kits. There are several different ones to choose from and even holiday themed ones. It comes with glue, glitter glue, and glitter pens. It also comes with a kid-friendly activator called magical liquid.
Glotoch Slime Containers (24 Pack)
Unless it is edible, most slime doesn’t really go bad. If she has got a slime obsession, these little containers are super useful for storing slime. It’s a great way to keep her slime from getting dry. This set includes 24 containers with lids.
Foam Balls for Slime
Making slime is a lot of fun, but the real fun comes when you add in creative ingredients to change its texture and the way it sounds. It’s a lot of fun to dump these foam balls in slime recipes to create a new texture. This set includes 4 packets of different colored balls.
Bali Mason Jars
There are a million and one things you can do with mason jars. Mason Jars can be used for storing everything from flowers to craft supplies. They are also the center of many arts & crafts projects. She can use it as a decoration, candle, organizer, or even terrarium. The possibilities are endless.
Tulip One Step 18-Color Tie-Dye Kit
Looking for a fun activity to do with your kids? Tie dying clothing is a lot of fun. It’s a lot of fun to pick different colors and designs and even more fun to do with a group of friends. Available in multiple sizes, the Tulip DIY Kit simplifies the whole process. Containing everything you need, it has enough of supplies to dye about 10 shirts.
Duck Brand Printed Duct Tape
Duck tape comes in so many different patterns and colors so you can use it for more than taping things together. It’s amazing all the different things you can do with duct tape. You can do everything from scrapbooking to making decor items using nothing but duct tape and a little imagination. The best part? It is mess free. We love this unicorn duct tape but there are so many more patterns to choose from.
ALEX Toys Craft DIY Card Crafter
Why buy a greeting card when you can make one yourself? With 250 pieces, this DIY kit from Alex toys lets your 12 year old design her own cards. There are stickers, shapes, Washi tape, and more. She will love creating cards for all her friends.
Surebonder Mini Detailed Glue Gun
Most DIY projects require a lot of skills and supplies that are expensive or too hard to fun. However, there are so many different DIYs you can do with this inexpensive mini glue gun. Using mini glue sticks, this one gets to 400 degrees so it perfect for paper, fabric, and more. Most glue guns of this type don’t have an on/off button, but this is a welcomed feature on this model.
ALEX Toys DIY Wear Friends 4 Ever JewelryAges 8+
Make friendship bracelets with this kit from Alex Toys. You get everything you need included in this carrying case. This set comes with a bunch of different colored strings and different looms. To make the friendship bracelets, you have to follow the patterns on the loom. It does take a little patience to make the bracelet but the end product is fun to give to friends.
Klutz String Art Book Kit
Klutz makes a whole range of fun craft books. These craft books are great because they contain the materials you need to complete the projects in the book. The best way to learn is by actually physically doing something. There are so many kits to choose from jewelry making kits to sewing kits. With this kit, she will be making art . . .using only string and pins.
ALEX Toys Craft My Sewing Kit
Does she want to learn to sew? With hands-on projects and easy to follow instructions, this kit from Alex Toys is designed for beginners. The kit comes with all the materials to complete 4 stitching projects. The pre-cut felt makes it easy to stitch. It’s a great foundation in sewing for her to build on.
Brother XM2701 Sewing Machine
Sewing machines just got a whole lot more affordable with this entry level sewing machine from Brother. With a great set of features, this sewing machine is perfect for 12 year old girls. The Easy Switch selector gives her access to 27 stitches including straight and zigzag. The built in needle threader makes it so easy to use. Even if she has never sewed in her life, the included instruction video will get her up to speed with a basic stitch in no time.
Who needs Lush? With this kit, you get to make your own bath balms. What could be more fun? It comes with a bunch of essential oils, molds, and cupcake liners. You also get Epsom salt, cornstarch, baking soda, and citric acid. Luckily, it has a little guide that walks you through the whole process. The best part? She can give homemade bath balms to her friends as Christmas or birthday gifts.
DIY Lip Balm Kit
DIY kits are a lot of fun. Does she want to learn how to make her own lip balm? This DIY kit lets you make your own lip balm. Using all natural ingredients, the kit comes with 12 containers and 4 different flavors. With the included instructions, it is something that she will love doing be herself. The best part? She can use the lip balms herself or give them as gifts
Bath Bomb Making Kit
Who needs Lush? With this kit, you get to make your own bath balms. What could be more fun? It comes with a bunch of essential oils, molds, and cupcake liners. You also get Epsom salt, cornstarch, baking soda, and citric acid. Luckily, it has a little guide that walks you through the whole process. The best part? She can give homemade bath balms to her friends as Christmas or birthday gifts.
Paper Mate Inkjoy Gel Pens
Whether you are writing, taking notes, or drawing, gel pens are a lot of fun to write with. Your signature curves and loops will simply skate over the page. She won’t want to stop writing with these gel pens from Papermate. These gel pens have specially designed ink that dries faster, ensuring no smudging or blotching.
Sharpie Color Burst Permanent Markers
The Sharpie is the world’s most versatile pen. They are sort of like crayons for bigger kids. You can use these beautiful permanent markers to write on just about anything. You can use it to add fun patterns to labels, scrapbooks, decor, accessories, and even sneakers. She is going to want to guard this huge set of sharpies because they always seem to disappear.
Mr. Sketch Scented Markers
Who wouldn’t love rainbow colored smelled colors? Mr. Sketch markers make coloring so much fun. Imagine markers that smell like fruity watermelon and cherry. She will spend as much time sniffing these markers as using them.
VersaChalk Liquid Chalk
Liquid chalk is so much better than regular chalk. Unlike regular chalk, liquid chalk produces no dust but you can still write on everything from chalkboard to glass. Because it has a thinner tip, you have more control. With this set of 8 liquid chalk markers from VersaChalk, suddenly the world becomes your chalkboard.
Darice 80-Piece Deluxe Art Set
This art set from Darice comes in a convenient wooden carrying case. When you open it up, you have 80 different art pieces from water colors to colored pencils. This is not really a preofessional set but it gives you a large variety of different tools to use at a very reasonalbe priice.
Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils
There are many different types of colored pencils, but none of them compare to Primacolor colored pencils. Made with soft lead, these pencils give you nice vivid color and blend effortlessly. You don’t have to be an artist to use them. They are great for crafts and coloring books.
Pusheen Coloring Book
Coloring books aren’t just for little ones, even big kids love coloring books. You can get all different themed coloring books, but your Pusheen lover is going to love this coloring book. With 96 coloring book pages dedicated to everybody’s favorite Internet Cat, there are so many cute designs to color. Since the pages are doubled sided, colored pencils tend to work the best with this coloring book.
How to Draw Pokemon
Does she love drawing and Pokemon? Now she can draw her favorite Pokemon characters with this book. Using simple step by step directions that slowly build up to the finished drawing, she get the skill and confidence to draw everything from Igglybuff to Meowth.
Fashion Angels Project Runway Portfolio
Become a budding fashion designer with this sketchbook from Fashion Angles. She doesn’t even need to know how to draw to create her own fashions. With this arts & crafts kit, your daughter will dress models with clothing and accessories using stencils. She can mix and match the various stencils to create a cool outfit for each model.
Spirograph Deluxe Design Set
Are you ready to take a trip down memory lane? With Spirograph, she can create cool spiral drawings that she can color in. The best part? It doesn’t require any skill and includes all the tools she needs to get started.
Every girl dreams about pretty pajamas. She is going love all types: satin ones, flannel ones, and cheesy onesies. Every girl should have at least one pair of pajamas that makes her feel amazing. Here are the cutest jammies that we have found.
PajamaGram Plaid Christmas Matching Family Pajamas
Who doesn’t love Christmas pajamas? There is nothing cuter than everybody getting dressed in Christmas pajamas and taking a family pictures. There are so many different type of Christmas pajamas, but these plaid cotton pajamas are sure to be a big hit. The plaid bottoms are so cute and will make her look like a little elf.
The Children’s Place Girls’ 2-Piece Cotton Pajamas
There is nothing like rocking an adorable Christmas pajamas on Christmas morning. Made of cotton, this 2 piece set of pajamas has an explosion of rainbow color on the bottom and a rainbow colored ice cream cone on top. In short, there is no better way for her to show her love of mermaids and unicorns.
The Children’s Place Nightgown
What girl doesn’t love wearing a comfortable frilly nightgown to bed? There’s just something about wearing one that brings out the little girl in you. Does she love Emojis? Made of 100% Polyester, this one has got a cute Emoji designs printed across the front, sleeves, and back. She is going to love wearing it when she is relaxing, getting ready for bed, or hosting a sleepover.
The Children’s Place ‘Let Me Sleep’ Pajamas
We love pajamas from the Children’s Place because it not only carries trendy pajamas but its pajamas are affordable. No matter what the season is, it has a great selection of pajamas and nightgowns. It’s always fun getting a pair of pajamas with an adorable quote on it. If she loves sleeping, she is going to love these super cute 100% cotton pajama with the words “If You Love Me Let Me Sleep” written on the shirt.
Joytton Satin Kimono Robe
Is there anything more luxurious than wearing a beautiful satin robe on a special occasion? Sometimes a girl just wants to wear something that makes her feel like a princess. There is nothing that makes you feel fancy like a pink satin robe. She will love getting dressed in this one, while she is getting ready on her special day. Made of Satin, it comes with a matching belt.
TowelSelections Girls Robe
There is nothing better than wearing a warm fluffy robe to keep you cuddly and warm in the morning after a shower. With a hood on it, this fleece one comes in so many pretty colors including this hot pink color. She will love doing her hair and cleansing routine with it on and living in it on the weekends.
Cat & Jack Hooded Blanket Sleeper
Who knew that getting ready for bed would be such a “hoot.” Made of microfleece, this onesie is not only warm and comfortable, it is also beyond adorable. She is going to love throwing on the hoodie and flying around the whole house making funny owl sounds. With bright and cherry colors, she is going to want to wear it every night. Who needs a blanket?
Justice Emoji Onesie
Justice has the most adorable sleepwear. It is a lot of fun to mix and match its pajamas and cute slippers. There is nothing more magical than wearing a unicorn onesie. With a pretty dazzling pink and light blue design, wings on the back, booties, and a unicorn hoodie, she is going to look so cute in this 100% Polyester unicorn onesie.
UBeauty Kigurumi Unicorn Onesie
Life is so much more comfortable in an onesie. Forget snuggly hugging pajamas, onesies have a more relaxed and baggy fit. On cold winter days, this fleece Kigurumi is perfect for lounging around in or sitting on the couch all day while watching Netflix all day long. Part of the its appeal is that it comes in all types of cuddly characters like this Unicorn onesie.
K. Bell Sneaker Socks
When you don’t want to put shoes on in the house, but still want something to wear on your feet, these sneakers socks give you the added punch. She is going to love wearing them with pajamas. Just make sure she doesn’t forget to put on her real shoes when she goes outside.
Noble Mount Fuzzy Socks
It’s sort of a requirement for every girl to get cute fuzzy socks for Christmas. The more pairs, the better! When it is freezing outside, there is nothing better than putting your feet in something that is warm. Available in beautiful patterns, these ones from Noble Mount are not only cute but the non skid bottoms prevent you from skidding on floors.
Snoozies Slipper Socks
Slippers are great but slipper socks are perfect when you just want to stay comfy indoors. While she can’t walk outdoors with them, these slippers socks are soft and bendable like a pair of the comfiest socks. They have a non slip sole, which makes them safe to use on slippery floors.
Wishpets Brown Grizzly Bear Paw Slippers
She will love these monster feet. Wishpets are the closest thing to walking around with stuffed animals on your feet. Since they are oversized, part of the fun is walking around like a bear with gigantic feet. Not only are they warm and cuddly, they are also great fun.
Happy Feet Animal Slippers
Slippers are nice, but there is nothing better than a pair of playful slippers. What is her favorite animal? Happy Feet are slippers with plush animal characters on them. They’ve got little eyes on them and even waddle around like stuffed animals when she walks. They will look so adorable on her feet. With so many fun stuffed animals, the hardest part is choosing a pair.
Cute Emoji Cartoon Slippers
If she ever wanted to show her love for Emojis, these Emoji slippers are made for her. They are perfect for indoors, but it is not recommended that she goes to school with them. They are made of cotton and feature a velvety exterior. While this one is the Poop Emoji, there are several different Emojis to choose from so you can find the one that best reflects her personality.
Minnetonka Cally Slipper
Made out of a suede material, this flexible slipper from Minnetonka is designed to perfectly mold to her foot. The soft and comfy liner keeps her feet warm even in the winter season. It features a 360 degree lacing system, but the slippers easily slip on and off. The non slip sole makes them easy to walk with on any surface.
UGG Kids’ K Cozy II Slipper
Available in 2 colors, these slippers from UGGs are designed for only one reason – to be comfortable. The Cozy II is a clog type of slipper. With Merino wool inside and around the cuff, these might be the comfiest slippers. It’s got a fairly thin sole so it is mostly designed to be used indoors.
Steve Madden Faux Fur Slide
How do you make slides look cuter? Stick faux fur, bows, and designs on them. While Rihanna’s Fenty slides are expensive, designers like Steve Madden and Kali are bringing these styles to everybody. She will love wearing these one from Steven Madden around the house but they can also become a staple in her wardrobe when styled with leggings or fleece pants.
Fashion Gifts for 12 Year Old Girls
Now that she is 12, she is starting to really get into what is fashionable. Much of what is cute and trendy is driven by what her friends are wearing, social media, and the media. She might want to shop at the “cute” stores, but they might not have her size. Check out these stylish presents for 12 year old girls.
City Threads Girls’ Leggings
If there is one piece of clothing that you can never have enough of – it is leggings. Because they are so versatile and come in just about every pattern, she is probably going to love making them a part of her everyday wardrobe. Made of 100% knitted cotton, these ones from City Threads are not only made in the USA but come in different colors. They are perfect for costumes, under school uniforms, or every day.
adidas Youth Soccer Tiro 17 Pants
Anything from Adidas is super popular right now. Adidas Tiro Training pants are so versatile. Made of polyester, they are lightweight and breathable. Because they look sporty but much sharper than sweatpants, she can easily go from school to playing sports in an instant. They are great for exercising, playing soccer, or just wearing everyday.
Capezio Short Sleeve Leotard
Leotards are a great gift idea for any 12 year old gymnast. You can find them in a wide array of colors and styles. We like the cut, fabric, and shape of Leotards from Capezio. Made of Nylon and Spandex, they are the best material ever. They aren’t too tight or scratchy. It has a scoop design on the front and the back.
Maidenform Racerback Sports Bra
It’s hard to get excited for exercising, but having cute clothing can help. This sports bra is perfect for PE and sports. Made out of a stretchy nylon and spandex blend, it has a great fit and comes in several pretty colors. While there is no padding the race back straps give her great support while she is exercising. She won’t want to wear any other sport bra.
Justice Sports Outfit
Is she into sports? Justice has so many cute outfits that are perfect for any girl who love sports whether she loves gymnastics or soccer. Each outfit has leggings with a matching top that are emblazoned with words like Justice, Cheer, Soccer, Hoops, and more. They are super fun to mix and match. We like this one that says Justice across the arm on the hoodie top, because it would work for any girl regardless of what sport she plays.
Cold Shoulder Tie Front Top
It seems like everywhere you look, shirts and dresses are either sporting the off the shoulder or cold shoulder look. This one not only looks cute but leaves the shoulders exposed. It’s a lot of fun to wear on weekends. We love the adorable quote on it that says “Ok ,But First lattes” which is perfect for 12 year old girls who love Starbucks. It comes with other fun quotes.
PINK Campus Crew Sweatshirt
When you grow up, a lot of girls want to wear what their friends are wearing and don’t want to seem babyish. If there is one store that she dreams of getting something from it is Victoria Secret Pink. Even though the store’s sizes caters to teenagers, she would love to have anything from there from a hoodie to to pajamas to underwear. She would probably have to wear a small.
PINK Boyfriend Pant
She would probably love any outfit from Pink. Victoria Secret Pink has so many different styles of the clothing that have its signature stamped “Pink” logo on it. You can get everything from tight fitting Yoga pants to hoodies. We like the look of these Boyfriend pants, which are not only oversized but have wide legs. To complete the outfit, there’s also a matching hoodie.
PINK Classic Jogger
Everybody loves wearing yoga pants, but nothing is more comfortable than putting on a cute pair of joggers. These ones don’t have obnoxiously printed logos all over the place. The branding is very subtle. Once she puts them on, there will never be a day that she doesn’t want to put them on.
A cute bag is the perfect gift for a 12 year old girl.
KAVU Rope Bag
Available in many different prints, the Kavu Rope bag is a very different type of bag. With a sling strap, it’s sort of like a fanny pack for your back. It’s got 2 pockets on the side for necessities and two zippered compartments for larger items. Because it is a sling bag, it can be either carried on your back or in front of you.
Forever 21 Mini Backpack
There is a new type of backpack. It isn’t really designed to replace your backpack, but your purse. Whether she is going to the mall, movies or to the beach, traveling is so much easier with a mini backpack from Forever 21. While we like the look of this simple bag, you can find them in all different patterns and styles.
Rose Gold Mini Backpack
Forget purses! Mini backpacks are totally in! What happens when you add cat ears and rose gold to a mini backpack? You get a backpack that will make everybody blush. Everybody will be asking where she got this cute mini backpack from. With a quilted look at little sparkly cat ears, this backpack is perfect for holding all her goodies. It’s great for paring with other Rose Gold accessories to create a whole outfit around it.
Fjallraven Kanken Mini Backpack
Both the Fjallraven Kanken backpack and mini backpacks are super trendy right now. When you put them together, you get this adorable looking bag. It’s a mini sized version of the Kanken. It comes in all the cool colors that its bigger brother comes in. If she’s using it as a purse, it is a great size but for a few more dollars, you can pick up the larger version.
LIHIT LAB Pencil Case
Choosing a pencil case is a lot of fun. This one is great for simplifying her life and perfect for the super organized girl who needs a place to keep everything. On the outside, it looks just like any other normal pencil case, but inside it holds all your supplies in a book-like design. This makes it easy to thumb through all your supplies really quickly. While this one is Coral, this pencil case comes in several other colors.
Harry Potter Hybrid Bag
Normal wallets are nice, but how can you pass up a wallet that looks like something Harry Potter would carry around. With Harry Potter patches on it, this small clutch is a lot of fun to carry around. While it won’t replace a purse and it doesn’t really hold much, it is perfect for holding cash, ID, and gift cards. It even comes with an attachable shoulder strap. If she is looking for an adorable wallet, this is the perfect gift idea for any Harry Potter fan.
Vera Bradley Zip ID Case
If she just needs to carry around her ID and a little cash, this minimalistic wallet from Vera Bradley is perfect. Instead of putting her stuff in her pocket, she can safely carry it around in here. Available in so many attractive designs, the wallet features 2 separate sections. The clear ID window section allows anybody to see her ID without her having to take it out of the wallet. The zippered pocket section is perfect for coins and cash. It features a key ring which makes it easy to clip onto a lanyard.
Vera Bradley Your Turn Smartphone Wristlet
If she doesn’t want to carry around a bag and has a cell phone, this wristlet from Vera Bradley is a great gift idea. It comes with a wristlet sling that makes it easy to carry around your wrist. Unlike a wallet, it’s designed to be carried on its own. It can hold more than just cash, cards, and ID. It can fit her keys, lipsticks, and even her Smartphone.
Vera Bradley Little Cross Body
This lightweight and small cross body bag is ideal for 12 year old girls. Not only is it perfect for carrying around all her essentials, but it can really help complement her outfit. It comes is so many fun and bright prints that are a quick way for her to upgrade her wardrobe. The adjustable strap makes it easy to adjust for her height. Inside it has plenty of room for her phone, wallet, and the basics. It also makes a great cosmetics bag.
Vera Bradley Triple-Zip Hipster Cross-Body Bag
With an adjustable strap, the Triple Hipster can be worn as a handbag, cross body bag, or shoulder bag. We love all the fun colors and prints that these bags come in. It’s going to go with anything in her wardrobe. Not only is it cute, it’s keep you organized. It’s got three zippered pockets that go across the whole purse. On the back, it has a little slide pocket, which is perfect for sticking in the items that she uses the most often.
Canvaslife Laptop Case
Nobody wants to carry around a boring laptop bag. This one not only carries up to a 15 inch laptop, but has a beautiful floral pattern on it. The beautiful navy blue charcoal background really helps bring out the bold design. Along with the zippered sleeve, it’s got a pocket on the front and back, which is perfect for any accessories. It comes as a sleeve or shoulder bag.
AmazonBasics Classic Backpack
If she doesn’t need a big fancy backpack, this one from Amazon gets the job done at a very affordable price. Designed to carry books, it’s got plenty of space inside. Inside the main compartment, there is a flap pocket, which is perfect for holding miscellaneous items. The zippered section on the front is perfect for all her essentials. It’s even got a pocket on each side, which is perfect for holding a water bottle.
Jansport Superbreak Backpack
There is a reason that the Jansport Superbreak is an all time classic backpack. With not a whole lot of features or pockets, it’s just a simple backpack that is made for school. While the main compartment is perfect for textbooks, you won’t find any other organization features inside. It’s got a simple pocket on the front for frequently used items. The grab handle, padded back, and straps make is easy to carry around. We love that it comes in different trendy patterns like this pretty tropical pattern.
Vera Bradley Campus Backpack
Like other bags in the Vera Bradley line, this backpack comes in gorgeous prints. Made out of quilted cotton fabric, it has the classic quality and look of a Vera Bradley product. It’s got a zippered pocket on the front, which is great for stuff that you need to get to quickly. There’s an additional zippered pocket on the front, which is perfect for bigger items that you need easy access to. The main compartment has a ton of organization inside. At the top, it’s even got a hole for sticking your headphones through.
Fjallraven Kanken Backpack
Everybody wants the Fjallraven Kanken, but they are super expensive. They are just so Tumblry and come in the prettiest colors that are sure to get a whole lot of attention. While it is smaller than a regular backpack, surprisingly, you can fit quite a bit of stuff inside. It’s got room for a 13 inch laptop and even her textbooks. The water resistant material means that you don’t have to worry about it getting wet and is easy to wash.
The Children’s Place Girls’ Backpack
The Children’s Place has some great trendy backpacks that are very affordable. They are stilled themed but they are a huge step up from cheap Disney themed backpacks. With Emojis sprinkled all over it, this standard sized backpack is perfect for school. It’s got a ton of cool features like a padded back, 2 water bottle holders, and a zippered pouch on the front. In the main compartment, there a number of additional organization features.
Vera Bradley Lunch Bunch
This bright and fun lunch bag from Vera Bradley makes a normal brown paper lunch bag look so boring. It’s got two little cute handles on top for carrying it around. On the side of the bag, it has an ID holder, which is helpful in case it gets lost. Inside it is lined, which makes it very easy to keep clean when something is spilled. In the main compartment, Ii’s got a little extra pocket. It’s simple but really cute.
Vera Bradley Large Duffel Bag
Does she love sleepovers or traveling? She will love this large duffle bag from Vera Bradley. It comes in the gorgeous prints that the Vera Bradley line is famous for. When we say it is huge, we mean it. It’s got plenty of room for clothes to last her for a short trip. On the front of the bag, there is a zippered pocket. The reinforced handles make it easy to carry in your hand or on your shoulder.
URSFUR Faux Fur Ball Keychain
What’s the cutest thing ever? Furry key chains are hanging from everywhere and are really trendy right now. Instead of taking a cuddly bunny rabbit everywhere with you, this faux fur keychain is just as cuddly. With bunny ears on it, it’s available in different colors so it is easy to find a keychain that matches your wardrobe.
Velvet Pom Baseball Cap
Has she has got on the cutest rose gold outfit? She can top it off with this rose gold baseball cap. It’s got little furry pom poms on it. The more puffs, the better.
Totes Kids Bubble Umbrella
If you are looking for the cutest umbrella, this bubble umbrella is adorable. Unlike traditional umbrellas, it not only gives you more coverage, but the see through material doesn’t obscure your view. It opens and closes easily without having to worry about it pinching your fingers. She won’t be able to wait until it starts raining so she can bring out her bubble umbrella.
LED Colorful Flashing Finger Lighting Gloves
These light-up gloves are a lot of fun for birthday or Christmas parties. They are like Christmas lights for your fingers. They have built in LED lights and you can easily change the patterns the lights make. She is going to love using them at any place it is dark and they are the perfect stocking stuffer.
SojoS Cat Eye Sunglasses
Everybody needs a pair of sunglasses to protect their eyes from the sun, but sunglasses are also a great fashion accessory. At this age, she probably doesn’t need expensive designer sunglasses. These sunglasses from SojoS have got little cat ears on them, which makes them look a lot cuter than plain ones.
Amomoma Round Eye Glasses With Clear Frames
Glasses are supposed to make you see better. Even if she doesn’t wear glasses, there is a whole new trend of wearing glasses as a fashion accessory. Some may find it silly, but others may think it is fun and makes you “look smart.” These round ones are just clear glasses that don’t use a prescription. Glasses can totally change the way you look. With an oversized frame, these trendy black glasses are perfect for the younger crowd.
C.C. Cable Knit Slouchy Beanie
When it is cold outside, the one fashion accessory that every girl needs is a beanie. For a modern look, this slouchy beanie comes in all different colors. It is easy to mix and match with different outfits, helping her to express her sense of style. The baggy oversized skull cap is perfect for getting that slouchy look.
POSESHE Stylish Warm Blanket Scarf
A blanket scarf is a must have accessory for the winter. If you are looking for a super cute blanket scarf, check out this one from Poseshe. Made out of acrylic, it comes in a wide variety of gorgeous colors. There are so many different adorable ways to wear it depending on how you tie it.
Nobody likes tying their shoe laces. Lock laces are elastic shoe laces that have an easy to use fastening system. Installing them is a lot like any other shoe laces but they have a plastic clip that makes it easy to fasten and loosen them. The best part? Once you lace them, you never have to tie your shoes again.
Salt Water Sandals by Hoy Shoe
While they are wider than other sandals, Salt Water Sandals are extremely comfortable. When you first get them, the leather is stiff. You can soak them in water and allow them to dry on your feet to soften them up. They come in the most gorgeous colors and are super easy to style because they go with everything from dresses to skirts.
adidas Originals Kids’ Superstar Sneaker
If you are going for a retro look, you can’t beat a pair of low top white sneakers. It seems like everybody has the Adidas Superstars. With the iconic 3 striped Adidas logo, they are a super trendy shoe to have in middle school.
adidas Stan Smith J Tennis Shoe
Because it is marketed as a lifestyle brand, anything Adidas is really hot right now. Adidas has successfully revived these retro Stan Smith sneakers from the 1960s. These low cut white shoes feature the iconic Adidas logo on the side. For a basic look, you can get them all in white or go for a contrasting color on the heel tab and tongue.
Sam Edelman Leya Fashion Sneaker
You can a touch of cuteness to just about everything with faux fur. It’s super trendy right now and works with just about every accessory. Everybody loves wearing sneakers. Take a pair of cute slip-on sneakers and put pom poms on them and you get these sneakers from Same Edelman. Whether you dress them up or down, these shoes can become the center of your outfit or become a nice subtle touch.
Heelys Launch Skate Shoe
Roller skating is so last year. Heelys are sneakers that can be worn with or without wheels. She can wear them to school just like any pair of sneakers. After school, she can pop the wheels in and come rolling home. Like any type of ride on, there is a slight learning curve. The best part? Unlike rollerblades, she can skate anywhere.
Kamik Raindrops Rain Boot
Made completely of rubber, these mid calf boots from Kamik are the perfect rain boot. You won’t find a better rain boot in its price range. With a contoured design, they do fit slightly narrow compared to wider rain boots. With an adorable side buckle, they come in so many bright colors. We love the contrasting colored sole. She will love grabbing them even when it is just drizzling outside.
While Hunter Boots are expensive, she has probably has been wishing for these designer boots for a longtime. You can these Hunter boots with either a glossy or matte finish. Both of them look beautiful when paired with leggings or skinny jeans. It has an adjustable buckle on the side for the perfect fit. Made out of latex rubber, these boots are designed to be waterproof and flexible. She will want it to rain everyday just so she can put them on.
Bearpaw Emma Tall Youth Boot
There is nothing like wearing a pair of comfy and warm wool boots during the winter. With a style similar to UGGS, these tall Emma boots from Bearpaw come in several colors. With a sheepkin footbed and wool blend lining, her feet are going to stay toasty all winter long. The only problem? She is not going to want to wear any other shoes in the winter.
UGG Bailey Bow Boots
While super expensive, UGG is known for its super comfortable winter boots. UGG boots are cute, but these UGG boots with the little bows on the back are adorable. UGG makes this style of boot in just about every size. They are called Bailey Bow Boots and these ones are in the color called Chestnut. The outside is made of suede and the inside is lined with a fluffy sheepskin.
If there is one shoe that never goes out of style, it is a pair of Converse. With a rubber sole and a canvas top, nothing says laid back like a pair of Converse shoes. Not only can you find classic Chucks in both a low top and high top profile, but also in a wide array of colors. They have the ability to take any outfit and add a super chill look to it.
Christie & Jill Kaitlyn Girls Wedge Dress Shoes
There is nothing more exciting than getting your first pair of high heels. They are perfect for dressy or special occasions. The only problem? They aren’t really easy to walk in. 12 year old girls don’t need big 4 inch heels. For beginners, we like the idea of these wedges because they ensure the proper balance. She will feel all grown up in these.
adidas Adissage Sandal
When she is done playing sports, she is going to love putting on these super flexible sandals from Adidas. They have a Velcro strap on top to give her the perfect fit. It has a unique massaging foot bed that conforms to the shape of her foot. They feel sort of weird at first, but it’s like getting a massage whenever you take a step.
Super simple and stylish, Toms are the perfect slip-on shoe. When you are running late, they are so easy to throw on. Made of canvas and offered in different colors, these super versatile shoes look good with everything. Inside they have got great arch support. The sole is super flexible, which makes them great for walking with.
Beauty Gifts for 12 Year Old Girls
While she is going to want anything that makes her “pretty”, it is important to teach her that real beauty comes from the inside. Whether she loves taking care of hair, nails, or self, she is going to love these great gifts for 12 year old girls.
Burt’s Bees Lip Balm
Because it is made with natural ingredients, Burt’s Bees lip balm is incredibly popular. The original one has sort of a peppermint flavor, which feels refreshing on your lips. Burt’s Bees also has flavored lip balms. This pack includes 4 different flavors. Our favorite is Coconut and Pear, which is lightly flavored and tastes so good.
SNP Animals Character Printed Mask
Who doesn’t love face masks? These are not ordinary face masks. Like other face masks, they go on your face and make your skin look better but they make you look really cute at the same time. You can turn into tiger, otter, panda and even dragon. They are cute and hydrating.
New Home Innovations Metallic Temporary Tattoos
Since the beginning of time, tattoos have been used to express people’s personality, culture, and beliefs. Of course she is too young for a regular tattoo, but flash tattoos can be just has fun. With over 150 designs, these ones come with super metallic patterns that look like jewelry when placed on the skin. The best part? They don’t require a life-long commitment.
The New Braiding Handbook
It can get boring doing the same hairstyles over and over. Is she obsessed with her hair but just needs a little inspiration? No matter what the occasion, the New Braiding Hairbook has over 60 different hair styles. She will learn how to create everything from a basic French Braid to a Rope Bun. Everything is laid out with step by step photos and directions.
Batiste Dry Shampoo, Original
There is one hair product that no girl can live without. It is called dry shampoo. Everybody knows that it is not a good idea to wash your hair every day. The problem? If you don’t, it can look very oily. Dry Shampoo allows you to clean your hair without using any water. You just spray the dry shampoo into your hair and brush it out. Your hair will look and smell like you just came out of the shower.
Conair Topsytail All in One Styling
Does she have long hair that she doesn’t know what to do with? Here’s an inexpensive hair tool that allows you to instantly create gorgeous twisted ponytails. This set comes with both a small and large version. There is a slight learning curve, but it doesn’t take long to learn with the help of Youtube. The best part? She will love all the complements that she gets for something that doesn’t take more than a few minutes.
Turbie Twist Hair Towel
Fluffy towels are great for your body but this microfiber towel is much better for your hair. When you have long hair, nobody likes tying a big towel on their head. It’s too heavy and hurts your neck. With a twist and loop system, the Turby Twist is super lightweight towel that is very easy to tie into a turban over your head.
Wet Brush Pro Detangle Hair Brush
The worst part about brushing your hair is removing all the tangles. Unlike most brushes, the Wet Brush is designed to be used when your hair is wet. This means that you can detangle your hair after a shower. You can even use it on dry hair but it works better on wet hair. It has specially designed flexible bristles that glide over the toughest tangles without breaking your hair.
Goody Women’s Ouchless Scrunchie
We don’t think anybody would have guessed it, but the Srunchie is making a big comeback. It’s a piece of cloth that has a stretchy elastic inside it. This throwback accessory is easy to loop over loose ponytails for a slightly messy look.
ETUDE HOUSE Cat Ear Etti Hair Band
Everybody wants to look cute when they get ready in the morning. We love this cat ear headband. It is so adorable. This headband is designed to push your hair out of your face when you are washing your face or doing your makeup. It’s really helpful if you have bangs. It’s not only cute, but it’s really practical.
Mudder Cat Ear Headband Hair
Headbands are great for keeping your hair out of your face. Who doesn’t love playing dress up? Now she can dress up her hair everyday with these adorably cute kitty headbands. Flaunting them will make her feel super cute and adorable. Who said Ariana Grande gets to have all the fun?
Hipsy Adjustable Headbands
If there is one hair accessory every girl can’t live without, it is a headband. The only problem? It’s almost impossible to find a headband that fits you perfectly. These adjustable headbands from Hipsy are supercool because you can easily make them tighter when you are working out and looser when you want to let your hair down. They work using a strap similar to a bra strap.
Kenz Laurenz No Crease Ponytail Holders
Unlike traditional hair ties, these ponytail hair ties will not leave a mark in your hair. With this set of 100 holders you get a nice variety of colors and patterns. These fun hair accessories are a lot of fun to mix and match with various outfits.
Who doesn’t love hair bows? They are a lot of fun to put in your hair to add a splash of color. For a very affordable price, you get a ton of bows with this set. Most of them are solid colors, but our favorite is the multicolored bow. With alligator clips underneath them, they can easily be clipped onto your hair.
JoJo Siwa Hair Bow
JoJo Siwa is known for her oversized bows. She has been wearing them since she was a tiny tot. Now she is distributing her bows at retailers so that everybody can wear them. Even she is surprised that the trend has caught on. They have become best sellers. They come in just about every pattern that you can think of from glittery sequins to rainbow colored.
Remington Pearl Pro Ceramic Flat Iron
Why spend a lot on a professional flat iron when you can get similar results with this inexpensive one from Remington. It’s got a ton of cool features that you wouldn’t expect on a flat iron at this price. Our favorite feature is the ability to digitally change the temperature from 300 to 450 degrees. It heats up quickly and the swivel cord makes it easy to maneuver around.
Conair Infiniti Pro Curling Wand
Not everyone was born with great curls. For those that don’t have curly hair, but want curly hair there is this curling wand from Conair. With 5 different temperature settings, it heats up fast and gives you perfect curls. It comes with a 3 fingered heat glove but we recommend a full sized glove so you don’t have to worry about her burning herself.
Revlon 1875W Infrared Hair Dryer
At this age, she is probably growing tired of borrowing her sister’s blow dryer. This blow dryer from Revlon is so inexpensive that you can probably just get a blow dryer for her. With a silver and white look, it looks super attractive. The coolest part? When you turn it on, the front of the blow dryer lights up. With 1875 Watts, it features multiple heat and speed settings. It comes with both a smoothing concentrator and diffuser.
Revlon Salon One-Step Hair Dryer & Styler
What happens if you mix a hair dryer with a hair brush? You get this one step hair dryer from Revlon. Instead of drying your hair and then styling it with a flat iron, this brush promises do both at the same time. While you are brushing your hair, the hot air is drying it. Like a blow dryer, you have 3 temperature settings: cool, low, and high.
UNT Peel Off Base Coat
This peel off base coat from UNT makes it easy to remove even the toughest nail polish without the need of nail polish remover. You just paint it onto your nails and wait for it to dry. Then you apply your nail polish and nail art. When you want to remove it, you just peel it off almost like a sticker.
For Pro Sole Toe Separators
When you are doing your toe nails, placing toe separators between your toes helps you to not smudge the nail polish. Made out of flexible foam, these individual toe separators can easily be placed between the toes that you are painting. With a pack of 144 toe separators, you can throw a pedicure party.
SHANY Nail Art Set
Who wouldn’t love a huge set of nail polish? This 24 pack of nail polish is designed for nail art so each polish comes with a thin brush. While you can use them to paint your whole nails, they are primarily designed do cute nail art. The thin brushes make it easy to paint designs and stripes on your nails. You get gorgeous shades of color and we love that it includes 4 bright neon shades.
OPI Nail Polish Set
OPI makes great nail polish that lasts a long time before it chips. They come in highly pigmented colors, which leave your nails with a rich, deep color. OPI Mini nail polish sets are a great way to try out different OPI nail polish colors. Because they are smaller than regular sized bottles, the mini bottles look adorable. The gift sets make cute stocking stuffers.
Saganizer Nail Polish Organizer Rack
If she is a nail polish maniac, she is going to love this nail polish rack. Instead of throwing all her nail polish in a bag and spending hours looking for a nail polish, this is a great way for her to keep her nail polish organized and displayed.
Bath & Body
Olay ProX Facial Brush
She might not be too excited to get a face brush, but it is something that she will find very useful. While the Clarisonic is the most popular face brush, this affordable facial brush from Oil of Olay does a great job of cleansing your skin. Running on 2AA, it’s a bit smaller and slower than the Clarisonic, but it does a good job of exfoliating your skin. While it comes with a cleanser, it can also be used with your favorite cleanser.
Burt’s Bees Gift Set
Burt’s Bees is known for its line of natural products that are not tested on animals. It makes a number of sets that are perfect for gifting. The Everyday Beauty Gift set has basic things that every girl would need from lip balm to lotion. With a little bit of everything, these mini products are a great way for her to try different products in the line.
PURELL Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer
Handy sanitizers can be really helpful when you are out in public. When you aren’t near a sink, hand sanitizer is great for killing bacteria on your hands. Purell is an alcohol based hand sanitizer that comes in these convenient portable bottles that you can hang from purse or bag. It comes in a variety of different scents.
Rejuvelle Bath Bombs Gift Set
There is something so relaxing about soaking your entire body in a bath. Made with natural ingredients that are good for your skin, this pack of 6 bath balms is a fun treat for birthdays and Christmas. It comes beautifully packaged with a silk bow. Each of the bath balms has a theme and a different fragrance that will make any girl feel so pampered. After she gets out of the bath, she will love the way her skin feels.
Bath & Body Works Hand Sanitizer
For some reason girls love collecting these travel sized hand sanitizers from Bath & Body Works. For many girls, they have turned into a fashion accessory. They come in millions of scents and girls like to trade and collect them. Because they can go everywhere you go, they are perfect for cleaning your hands after the volleyball match, in the mall, or at the park. Mostly alcohol, it helps that they smell nice. You can even attach them to Pocketbac holders so you can attach them to your backpack.
Bath & Body Works A Thousand Wishes Spa Gift Set
For 12 year old girls, Bath & Body works is like the hottest store ever. They have got sprays, soaps, and lotions that smell like candy and flowers. She is probably going to want to own everything in the store. Its gift sets make it easy to pick up something quick. Beautifully packaged, this Thousands Wishes set includes a sugar scrub, bath fizzy, and body cream.
Lush Gift Set
Just about every girl is obsessed with anything from Lush. Its bath balms turn a normal bath into a piece of artwork. When you throw the bath balms in the water, they not only transform the color of the water, but also smell delicious. Its gift sets come wonderfully packaged are a great way to try out some lovely bath balms.
Ariana Grande Ari
She probably loves stealing your perfume. Although she is going to want wear her first real perfume, you have to be careful since she is still growing. Most perfumes contain artificial chemicals, which can cause hormone disruption and allergic reactions. If you are okay with her spraying one or two spritzes, she is going to love this perfume from Ariana Grande. It’s the perfect gift for fans of Ariana Grande.
Makeup Gifts for 12 Year Old Girls
If most of her friends are wearing makeup, she is probably going to want to spend her allowance on makeup. For some parents, makeup can be very controversial. Some girls think of makeup as an art and a way to express themselves. They love experimenting with it. While these makeup gifts are suitable for beginners, it is up for parents to decide if their 12 year old girl is too young.
Stori Makeup Palette Organizer
If she has got a lot of makeup all over the place, it can be difficult keeping everything organized. These little acrylic trays are great for organizing her lipsticks, palettes, nail polish, and highlighters in trays, drawers, and racks. It makes it so much easier for her to find her stuff. While the one pictured is perfect for her entire makeup collection, there are so many other different styles to choose from.
Decobros 8-inch Vanity Mirror
If she is serious about makeup, this tabletop makeup mirror will be her best friend. While it doesn’t have a built in light, the large 8 inch mirror gives you 7X magnification so she can clearly see what she is doing. It’s double sided so the other side is just your standard mirror. With a sturdy base, it is perfect when used in a well lit area.
Kedsum 10X LED Lighted Makeup Mirror
Running on 3 AAA batteries, this 6.8 inch makeup mirror from Kedsum lights up. It’s mounted on a ball joint, which allows you to position it perfectly. The coolest part? On the underneath, it has a suction cup that allows it to be placed on any flat surface from a table to even a bathroom mirror. With 10X magnification, this mirror really gets in close.
Real Techniques Flawless Base Set
If she is just getting started with makeup, she is going to need the right tools. These makeup brushes from Real Techniques are perfect. Real Technique brushes are known in the beauty community as really high quality brushes for a very affordable price. The set comes with 4 different base brushes that are perfect for all her makeup needs. There’s a contour brush, detail brush, buffing brush, and square foundation brush. We love the tapered ends on the brushes and soft synthetic bristles.
Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge
You haven’t really applied makeup until you have used a makeup sponge. You don’t have to spend a ton of money for a good one. This one from Real Techniques works well. Simply wet it and squeeze the water out. While it is slightly damp, it is great for pushing out and blending your makeup evenly. The egg shape allows you to not only reach small areas but also cover larger areas.
Makeup Brush Cleaning Mat
Cleaning your makeup brushes just got a lot easier. All you need is this cleaning mat and a little makeup brush shampoo. It’s made out of silica gel and has little bumps all over it. You get a large and small mat. On the back it has suction cups so it won’t move around in the sink. To clean your brushes, you take your brushes and gently swirl them around on the mat.
Neutrogena Makeup Remover Wipes
If she is just getting started with makeup, she should always be rinsing her makeup off at night. Wearing makeup to bed can cause a whole host of problems from breakouts to clogged skin. On days that she is too lazy to rinse her face, she should at least reach for makeup wipes. We like these ones from Neutrogena, which work great for removing even waterproof makeup and sunscreen. These should be a staple that live in her nightstand.
Vera Bradley Cosmetic Bag
At 12 years old, she probably would love a beginner’s makeup kit. Get her everything she needs and stick it in a cute cosmetic bag like this one from Vera Bradley. With a very roomy interior, it comes in the gorgeous patterns that you expect from Vera Bradley. The plastic lining inside protects it from accidental spills. She is not going to want to go anywhere without it.
COVERGIRL Smoothers BB Cream
For beginners, you don’t need a full coverage foundation. You want to go for a more natural look and you shouldn’t be able to tell where the makeup is applied. If they want to use a foundation, most 12 year old girls will be fine using a lightweight BB cream or tinted moisturizer. With a built in SPF, this one from Covergirl helps even out your skin while avoiding the caked on foundation look.
Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer
Concealer is great when you want a way to hide unwanted blemishes and discoloration. Many girls swear by this concealer from Mabelline. Because it is really pigmented, it is perfect for hiding the dark circles under your eyes. It comes with a unique sponge applicator that allows you to smoothly apply the concealer without it creasing.
SHANY iLookBook Pro Makeup Set
If you want to get her a cute makeup set that she and her friends can play with, we think that Shany makes some good makeup sets. Made to resemble a Macbook Pro computer, this packaging on this makeup palette looks adorable. You get a lot of nicely pigmented eye shadow colors from greens to pink to experiment with. In additional to the palette, you get some nice tools including brushes and eye shadow sponges.
L.A. Girl Beauty Brick Eyeshadow, Nudes
If she is just starting out with experimenting eith eye shadows, this nude palette is perfect for her. You don’t want her to go nuts with applying brightly colored eye shadows. With a nice range of mattes, shimmers, nudes, and a few bold colors, this pallete from LA Girl is perfect. Even if she is new to makeup, it is really impossible to mess up.
Coastal Scents Glamour Beauty Collection Gift Set
She would probably love any of the Naked Palettes, but this dupe is a great alternative. Like the Naked palettes, it’s a neutral palette with beautiful colors. With 20 different shades, the colors are very similar to the Naked 1 & 2 palette. They are highly pigmented with a great fall off and perfect for creating a natural look. This pack comes packaged with brushes, which makes it perfect for gifting.
Maybelline Chrome Metallic Highlighter
A Highlighter is really good for bringing out the highlights on your face around the cheekbones. Who said you need to pay so much for a great highlighter? In the color Gold Dust, this highlighter from Maybelline gives you a wonderful glow. You don’t need much and you can even build it up depending on how much glow you need.
Baby Lips Lip Balm
We think lipstick can be too much for 12 year old girls. Instead of lipstick, you might want to go with a red or nude colored tinted lip balm. It not only helps condition her lips, but she can achieve a more natural, airy look. Baby Lips give her a slight hint of color without going overboard.
Duo Eyebrow Brush by Keshima
The shape your eyebrows really helps to define the look of your face. With this Duo brush you can brush, sculpt, and fill in your eyebrows like a professional to get the most perfect arches. With this 2 sided brush, you just brush them with the spoolie brush and fill them in with the angled brow brush.
Maybelline Volum’ Express Colossal Mascara
It’s always nice when you can go natural. Instead of using falsies, mascara can be used to create the illusion of longer eye lashes. Packaged in a yellow tube, this one from Maybelline comes in the color Glam Black. The fluffy brush makes it easy to add a lot of volume to your natural eye lashes. Maybelline claims you get 9X the volume with this mascara. As long as you don’t apply too much of it, it won’t clump.
Coty Airspun Face Powder
So you have put on your makeup, what else is left? Setting powder helps lock in your look, making it last longer. Coty loose powder is perfect for using over makeup or even just on your face. You can even use it for baking. It will even help control oily skin as it acts as a mattifier. Parents should know that this product contains Talc.
Urban Decay Naked Basics Eyeshadow Palette
Everybody is obsessed with the Naked Palettes from Urban Decay. The shadows are highly pigmented, velvety soft, and have great blendability There are a ton of Naked Palettes but they are pretty expensive. For 12 year old girls, we like the Naked Basics Palette because it is a neutral palette. It’s got six different neutral shades, which are perfect for pulling off everyday looks.
Too Faced Just Peachy Velvet Matte
Too Faced not only makes great high end makeup, but it’ makeup palettes come in the prettiest packaging. The Too Faced Just Peachy Velvet Matte comes in a small wallet sized container. It’s a great neutral palette that is perfect for pulling off a peachy look. While there is a nice selection of shades, all of the colors work beautifully together. Because it is so pigmented, she is going to love just touching all 12 shades. The best part? It smells like ripe peaches.
Anatasia Modern Renaissance Eye Shadow Palette
There are a lot of high end neutral makeup palettes, but the Modern Renaissance palette is one of the best ones to come out in the last couple of years. Inspired by the Renaissance period, this neutral palette is designed to create natural looks. With neutral to berry tones, all of the shades have fun names that are reflective of the time period. It has everything you could want out of a high end makeup palette with great pigmentation, creaminess, and blendability.
Anatasia Glow Kit
Every girl wants that golden glow. Anastasia has reinvented highlighting with its glow kits. These kits are #pigmented. With a creamy consistency, these highlighters are easy to layer. The shades just melt into your face, giving you that coveted all day glow. The newest one called the Sugar Glow Kit, but there are several others to choose from.
Jewelry Gifts for 12 Year Old Girls
Looking for gift ideas for your 12 year old daughter? At 12, if she already doesn’t have her ears pierced, she probably wants to go to Claire’s to get them pierced. She has probably been asking for years to get them pierced. Everybody loves to change up their style depending on the occasion. You can’t complete an outfit without a gorgeous pair of earrings. If she is into jewelry, she is going to love these gifts.
MyGift Tabletop Jewelry Organizer
Nobody loves tangled jewelry. Here’s a cute and simple accessory to add to your dresser that solves that problem. Instead of placing her jewelry everywhere, it’s the perfect way of tidying up any counter top. Made out of metal, it features with 3 different tiers that jewelry can be hung from. For miscellaneous items, there is a little tray at the bottom.
Queenberry Cable Bracelet For Bead Charms
Pandora bracelets are such a neat idea. When you first get them, they are completely empty and plain just waiting to be filled. For each different milestone, you are supposed to purchase a different charm. Overtime the bracelet becomes a symbol for your life. Real Pandora bracelets can be expensive, but this more affordable version from Queenberry is perfect for holding Pandora charms. It’s made out of sterling silver.
Jane Stone Choker 12-Pack
Not since the 90s have Chokers seen such a big resurgence. Nobody wants to feel left out so everybody has starting following this trend. Chokers help draw attention to the neck and add a bit of edginess to an everyday look. Made of stretchy plastic, this pack of 12 chokers is a lot fun to mix and match with different outfits.
Lokai Classic Bracelet
Lokai Bracelets are pretty popular. These bracelets inspire whoever wears them to lead a happy balanced life. This is represented by the white and black beads that are found at opposite ends of the bracelet. In the white bead, you will find water from Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. In the black bead, you will find mud from the Dead Sea, the lowest point of Earth. These extremes remind you to always remain humble no matter where you are in life.
Alex and Ani Birthstone Bangle
Because you can find one for every occasion, Alex and Ani bracelets make great gifts. One of the most unique things about this jewelry is that it is made out of recycled materials. If it’s her birthday, this birthstone bracelet makes a lot of sense but you can so many other styles in the line. This bracelet adds so much of class to any outfit and because it is personalized just for her, it makes a very special gift.
Personalized Stackable Name Ring
There are so many different ways that you can tell your daughter you love her, but this necklace made out of Sterling Silver will always remind her. How much do you love her? Like the inscription says : “To the moon and back.” Available in 4 different colors, it’s a simple and thoughtful gift for any occassion.
UMode Princess Ring
There is nothing that says elegance like a beautiful princess ring. While it looks super expensive, this one is so inexpensive. It has a design similar to an expensive Pandora ring. The pretty tiara on it is blinged out with cubic zirconium stones, which makes it so sparkly.
“I Love You To The Moon and Back” Pendant Necklace
There are so many different ways that you can tell your daughter you love her, but this necklace made out of Sterling Silver will always remind her. How much do you love her? Like the inscription says : “To the moon and back.” Available in 4 different colors, it’s a simple and thoughtful gift for any occasion from birthdays to Christmas.
Fairytale Mermaid Pendant Necklace
Does she love meramids and things that sparkle? Give this necklace to any mermaid lover and she will want to take it everywhere she goes. Sometimes the best gifts are not the most expensive, but little things that reflect her personality. Once she puts it on, she will alwasy be a mermaid for life.
Mother and Daughter Ininity Necklace
Infinity jewelry is really popular. As a symbol of everlasting love, an infinity necklace can have a very beautiful meaning. Depending on who is giving the gift and the gift recipient, it can have a different meaning. While it is available in other styles, this one is the perfect gift to show that the love between a mom and a daughter can never be measured. It’s infinity!
DIANPEARL Best Friend Necklace
Your 12 year old girl and her best friend are going to love sharing these necklaces. Shaped like a compass, one of them is plated with gold and the other is plated with silver. Both of them won’t be able to wait to wear them at school. When either one wears her necklace, she will always know that her best friend will always be by her side.
Swarovski Zirconia Initial Necklace
Initial jewelry is a lot of fun to wear. While most people like wearing the initial of their first name, you can get any letter that is personal to her. The initial is really pretty with a blocked look. It’s covered in cubic zirconium stones for a bit of sparkle.
Kendra Scott Bridgete Necklace
She is going to love this necklace from Kendra Scott because is dainty and delicate. With a tiny natural stone pendant, this necklace can be layered with others to create a unique look. It beautiful design is sure to bring a look a class to any outfit. Despite that it looks very elegant, it’s very affordable
925 Sterling Silver Personalized Name Necklace
Because you can customize it with her name, this necklace is really cute. Along with being able to choose a name of up to 10 characters, you get to choose the size of the necklace. When you receive it, it comes inscribed with a beautiful cursive font. The necklace comes packaged in a gift box, which makes it the perfect gift for any 12 year old girl.
Custom Monogram Necklace in 925 Sterling Silver
There are many different types of initial necklaces, but monogrammed necklaces make a great personalized gift. There are few things that make this necklace a standout. It can be customized with the initials of her name, which makes it a part of her. Made out of sterling silver, it can be customized in 3 different colors including Rose Gold, Gold, and Silver.
Sterling Silver Birthstone Earrings
If she just got her ears pierced, stud earrings are going to be the most comfortable type of earrings. These stud earrings with her birthstone on it makes a very special gift. These simple birthstone earrings are perfect for celebrating the month that she was born.
Birthstone Pendant Necklace
Depending on the month that she was born, she has a unique gemstone. Because it has a special meaning to her, Birthstone jewelry is a great gift to give on this special occasion. This gorgeous 18 inch necklace can be personalized with her birthstone. With a beautiful stone on it, it is a beautiful piece for her neckline.
XOXO Rhinestone-Accented Watch
Most people stopped wearing watches to tell time, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be a fashion accessory. Now that she is 12, she probably would love to have a watch that looks more grownup. With a white rubber band and a rose gold face, this watch looks very elegant. The rhinestones around the watch face will convince you that it is more expensive than it really is.
PAVOI Stud Pearl Earrings
It’s a lot fun the change up the type of earrings you are wearing. At this age, she will probably have an affinity for studs. There are many different types to choose from. While diamond earring studs are flattering, these pearl earring studs are timeless. You can get them in different sizes and each one is hand chosen. Traditionally, pearls are supposed to represent purity and innocent. They add a touch of class to any outfit.
Room Décor Gifts for 12 Year Old Girls
Decorating your room is so fun because it is a reflection of your personality. It’s a lot of fun to choose the layout, colors, decor, and bedding. She can decorate boring plain walls with fun inspirational quotes, photos, or decor on the wall. When she wakes up, she can see it every morning. She is going to love decorating her room with these gifts.
Umbra Hangit Photo Display
If she loves taking photos of her friends, this photo display from Umbra is a cute way for her to display them on the wall. It can be installed vertically or horizontally and it comes with 40 wooden clips that can be arranged on 5 rows. It’s perfect for hanging up Polaroid pictures, but she can use it to hang just about anything from photos to cards.
Umbra Trigon Metal Bulletin Board
Cork Boards are great for keeping you organized, but Umbra has created a stylish twist on the traditional cork board. Offered in several colors, it has a modern, clean chevron design. The best part? She can hang up notes, reminders, or photos using standard push pins or even magnets.
Quartet Dry Erase Calendar Board
A calendar is a great gift idea, but she won’t have to replace this dry erase board calendar every year. She can stick it up in her room and it makes it easy to see what she has planned for the entire month. When she is done with the current month, she can just erase it and start all over for the next month. It’s comes with a dry erase marker. Since the surface is magnetic, you can also hang up reminders using magnets. There is even a little mini cork board.
Pillowfort Circle Shelf
Regular shelves are great, but for a fun way to display items, this circle shelf is perfect. The circle shelf is divided into 3 sections. You could hang one up or hand up multiple shelves to create a gorgeous geometric display. They are ideal for holding cute room decor items.
Ankit Mermaid Pillow
The first time you see and mermaid pillow, it is weird. You can draw anything on it, using your fingers. When you are done you can wipe it away and start all over again. It’s sort of works like magic so that’s why it is probably called a “Mermaid” pillow. When you are bored, it’s really fun to create different patterns on it. Who needs an Etch-A-Sketch?
Brentwood 18-Inch Mongolian Faux Fur Pillow
Who doesn’t love pretty fur pillows? There is nothing that can make your room super comfortable than a furry pillow. They are a lot of fun to have when it is freezing outside. Made with faux fur, this one is so soft and comfortable that she will love cuddling with it all day long. She might just want to sleep in a little bit longer.
Brentwood Shagalicious Bedrest
Who wouldn’t want a comfy place to play games, watch TV, or read a book? What could be better than her bed? She could take a bunch of throw pillows and use them to prop her up, but that isn’t the most elegant solution. Now she can use this fluffy bed rest to prop herself up on her bed or chair. The only problem? She may never get out of bed.
Cream Pom Dot Square Throw Pillow
If she wants to decorate her room with throw pillows, Target is probably the best place to go. They have so many different colors, patterns, and textures to create an inviting space. It’s fun to mix and match them. We found this beautiful textured pillow at Target. It’s got little pom poms on it.
Throw pillows can be used to set the mood of any room. If she can’t get enough of food, she will love snuggling up with these adorable pillows iScream. There is an iScream pillow for every snack lover. Filled with microbeads, this donut shaped pillow is a great way for her to sweeten up the look of her room. It’s covered with strawberry icing on side and chocolate icing on the other. The best part? Unlike a donut, it won’t make a sugary mess everywhere.
Gold & White Metallic Stripe Bow Throw Pillow
It’s a lot of fun to put cute throw pillow on your bed to dress it up a bit. Everybody loves putting bows in their hair, but what about a bow that you can place in your room. This golden striped bow accent pillow by Xhilaration is adorable. It’s so squishy and cute and easily fits in with any room decor.
WEP Princess Poop Emoji Pillow
These days emojis are all the rage! What could be better than pink colored poop? It’s always fun to rest your head on soft poop. While this one is a Poop Emoji pillow, she probably has a ton of different emoji themed pillows on her wish list. You can find so many others in the line.
YINGGG Kissy Face Emoji Plush Pillow
In case you don’t know, emojis are everywhere. There’s emoji themed backpacks, bedding, and even throw pillows. If she is always on her phone, she is going to love decorating her room with Emoji pillows. While there are a ton of different Emojis to choose from, our favorite Emoji is the kissy face Emoji. It’s the perfect pillow for any Emoji lover.
GUND Pusheenicorn Stuffed Unicorn
Regular throw pillows are good but a throw pillow that shows of her fun personality is even better. What happens when you add a little magic to Pusheen? Everybody’s favorite internet cat gets turned into a unicorn. It’s not quite a cat or unicorn. It’s Pusheenicorn! She will love reaching for this pillow every time she is binge watching her favorite show on Netflix.
Boho Boutique Gypsy Rose Tapestry
Nobody wants an empty room with bare walls. A tapestry is a great way to add a cool pattern on the wall to mix things up. Target has some real great ones that look great over a bed or on an empty wall. It is easy to incorporate this tapestry in any room because it has neutral colors that go with many colors and patterns.
Chanasya Faux Fur Rug
The easiest way to add a cozy and luxurious look to you room is with faux fur. You can throw faux fur on anything even the floor and make it look and feel so inviting. It’s always nice to place fuzzy carpet down on the ground next to your bed. That way when you get out of bed every morning, you don’t forget to step on it. Made out faux fur, it feels incredibly soft on your feet.
Chanasya Faux Fur Throw Blanket
When the temperature goes down, we all want to stay comfortable. Who wouldn’t love a soft and furry blanket? The easiest way to add comfort or luxury to a bed or couch is by draping a furry throw over it. Offered in a variety of sizes and made out of faux fur, this throw will be her favorite new thing to cuddle with when she reading in her bed or chair.
TaoTronics LED String Lights
Fairy lights create a whimsical and dreamy feel wherever you hang them. Measuring 33 feet long, these string lights are flexible enough to bring any creative design to life. The copper wire can be molded into just about any shape. She can use them on her headboard, curtains, or even walls.
MagicLight Bluetooth Smart LED Bulb
The Magic Smart Bulb is a great way to spice up the lighting in her room. Designed to work with both iOS and Android SmartDevices, it connects via Bluetooth. Using the app, you can easily change the colors and dim the light bulb. There are millions of colors to choose from. It’s a fun way to completely change the mood in her room. You can even set it to come on or go off at a certain time.
The Original My Cinema Lightbox
Bringing back the feeling of an old theater, this retro cinema box can light up a room with any fun message. You can create any message by sliding the included letters on the 3 rails. It’s totally customizable. She can put up a fun quote, a reminder, or a message. It’s the perfect way to brighten up her room.
GoLine Cute Kitty Night Light
Shaped like Pusheen, this is a charming night light. Made out of silicone, it feels soft and squishy when you touch it. Because it has a built in USB battery, it can be placed anywhere. THere are 2 different lighting settings that are activated by tapping the kitty. It will either light up white or rotate between 7 colors. It’s simple but too cute.
Darice Silver Metal Marquee Letter
Letter lights are so cool. While this one is J, you can choose the letter that her first name begins with. Made out of metal, this vintage-looking initial light is the perfect way to add a touch of personalization to her room. She can hang it up or place it on a shelf. The coolest part? It has built LED lights that run on 2AA batteries. Let there be light.
Natural Himalayan Hand Carved Salt Lamp
One of the best gifts you can get for her room is a Himalayan salt lamp. These lamps are made of reddish salt crystals mined from the Himalayan Mountains that have been hollowed out to place a bulb inside. Some people say that the lamps can make you feel better. We don’t know how true these claims are, but we know it give of a pretty red glow.
TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp With USB Charger
Desk lamps are pretty boring, but this one is actually sort of cool. It can swivel all around and you can move it up and down to get the perfect lighting. The coolest part? You can change the temperature of the light by simply touching it. You can even adjust how bright it is. It’s even got a USB charging port on it so you don’t need to go behind your nightstand every time you want to charge your phone.
LE 16.4ft LED Flexible Light Strip
These LED lights strips are every cool. You can use them to line just about anything. When you peel off the backing, they have an adhesive that can be used to stick them on any flat surface. They look really good around a bed, vanity mirror, or the perimeter of a room.
Primitives by Kathy Box Unicorn Sign
It’s okay to be obsessed with unicorns. Unicorns are real! Have you ever wondered what what life would be like if you were a unicorn? It’s just like everybody’s life except it’s more magical, sparkly, and happy. Now she can enjoy that magical feeling with this funny inspirational wooden sign. It always reminds her to be herself, unless she can be a unicorn. It’s okay to be weird.
LAGHCAT Mermaid Tail Blanket
Every girl dreams of being a mermaid when she grows up. When it is cold outside, you can get out a blanket but this blanket is so much cooler. With a mermaid tail on the end of it, it turns you into a mermaid. It comes in different colors so she can pick the color of her tail. She will love getting it out when she is watching a movie. The Little Mermaid, anyone?
BOHO AND BEACH Bed Canopy
Every girl deserves to feel like a princess in her room. Now she can make her fairy tale come to life with this adorable canopy. It would look so adorable draped over her bed. It’s like a tent for big girls. She will feel like a princess every time she goes to sleep. Pair it with string lights for an even more gorgeous look.
Pinzon Flannel Sheet Bed Sheets
We spend so much of time in bed so why not be comfortable? She is going to love crawling in with these lusciously soft flannel bed sheets. Made with 100% cotton and in Portugal, they are perfect for the summer and the winter. Unlike Polyester sheets, they keep you warm but are still breathable.
Utopia Twin White Comforter
A new duvet can completely transform the look of her room. White bedding is sort of a life hack because you can use it all year round. You don’t have to buy new bedding for every season. Filled with fiberfill, this one from Utopia is soft and fluffy. The only problem? She might always want to sleep in even on school days.
Threshold Sweater Knit Blanket
Most people use one blanket on their bed but it’s a lot of fun to layer different textures on your bed. Knitted blankets are great for this. Who doesn’t want to sleep in a blanket that looks like a sweater when it is gloomy outside? Available in different colors, this 100% Acrylic blanket uses a cable knit design. Use it to create a nice contrast with white bedding.
Post-it Cat Figure Pop-up Note Dispenser
If she has a desk, this little guy belongs on it. Designed to work with accordion-type posit it notes, this is an awesome addition to anybody’s desk. Not only does it dispense post it notes in the cutest way possible, it will leave a smile on her face every time she sees it. If she is looking for cute room decor, it’s PURR-fect!
Pusheen the Cat 2018 Calendar
When a new year is coming up, a new wall calendar makes the perfect gift. There are so many different wall calendars that are sure to reflect one of her interests. We found this adorable calendar, which is dedicated to all things Pusheen. She will love using it to keep track of her schedule throughout the year and it can add a touch of cuteness to her room.
Velener Fake Green Grass of Plants
Most people love plants but don’t like the trouble of watering them. When they look real, fake plants can give the illusion of life in a room. They are great for decorating. This arrangement of fake grass looks so real that most people wouldn’t know until they touched it.
DecoBros Supreme Over The Door 11 Hook Organizer Rack
Does her room look like a mess? Now she doesn’t have to throw the clothes that she wants to wear on a chair or bed! Organize the clutter in her room with this door clothes hook organizer. If you give her a place to put things, she will more likely to keep everything organized. With 6 hooks, this organizer is ready to hold anything from hats to bath towels.
Honey-Can-Do TBL-06322 Portable Laptop Lap Desk
Not all of us can sit and watch Netflix all day long on our laptop. Some of us have to work. Sometimes we don’t want to use are laptops when we are at a desk. You could place it on your lap, but that is not the most comfortable position. Now you can bring your desk with you with this lap desk from Honey-Can-Do. Available in beautiful colors, this lap desk is big enough to fit most 13-17 inch laptops.
ClosetMaid Cubeicals Fabric Drawer
Do you find that you can’t find a place for everything in her room? For all the miscellaneous items in her room, there are these cubed shaped cloth drawers. They are such a convenient way to store anything you don’t want people to see. The little handles on them make them easy to pull out and put away. It’s fun to mix and match colors to create a decorative look when they are place in shelves
If she has got a mini shoe collection but doesn’t know where to keep all her shoes, this shoe rack is for her. Available with different finishes, this rack has 3 tiers and even has space underneath to slide in slippers. The top rack is perfect for the larger shoes. The coolest part? You can stack multiple shelves if her shoe collection begins to grow.
Kings Brand White Finish Wood Frame Floor
Who wouldn’t want a huge body mirror in their room? Your 12 year old fashion diva is going to love dressing up in front of this mirror because it allows her to see her whole reflection. She can finally see how beautiful she is every day before she leaves the house. It’s got a clean white frame that allows it to fit in with any type of room decor.
Bobkona St. Croix Collection Vanity
As her cosmetic collection continues to grow she is going to need more storage space and a place to do her makeup. With an old fashioned look and 5 storage drawers, this is a beautiful vanity. It has very elegant detailing all across the edge of the vanity. Assembly is easy, you just have to put on the legs and install the mirror. It’s got a lot of space on the top for her makeup mirror and makeup organizer.
Malden Best Friends Frame
Every girl needs a frame where she can put a picture of her best friends. This one has a beautiful glass frame with the word “friends” decorated all over it. The picture simply slides inside on the back and the gorgeous frame helps to complement the picture inside.
If she is going to make her room look comfy, she probably doesn’t want it to smell like dirty clothes. Yankee Candle makes candles in all different scents for every occasion. During the winter, we love Red Apple Wreath, which is basically Christmas in a candle.
If you have never heard about Spike Ball, it is sort of like a modern version of volleyball with a circular net that looks like a mini trampoline. The game is played in two teams of two. One team begins by hitting the ball on the net. Once the ball bounces off the net, the other team must return it back onto the net in 3 hits or less. It’s a lot of fun.
Slackers Classic Slackline
Similar to tightrope walking, slack lining involves stretching a slackline taut between 2 trees. Install it at the next family gathering and everybody will want to try it out. When you look online, you see people performing all sorts of crazy acrobatics on a slackline. Most of us will barely be able to walk across one. This one comes with a teaching line that beginners can hold onto, which is super helpful.
Skywalker Trampolines Jump N’ Dunk Trampoline
Trampolines can keep kids entertained and exercising for hours. Why not turn your backyard into a mini trampoline park? This trampoline from Skywalker is available in different sizes so you can find the right size trampoline for your yard. While you still want her to follow rules like “no flipping,” it comes with a number of safety features like a safety enclosure, which is designed to keep her away from the springs.
MPOWERD Luci 2.0 Inflatable Solar Light
Here’s a little cool gift for the adventurer in your life. To power this lamp, you don’t have to worry about batteries. This lightweight and compact lamp is totally solar powered. Simply keep it in the sun for 8 hours and you have got up to 18 hours of light. The coolest part? It is great for traveling with, because it is inflatable.
Coleman Palmetto Cool Weather Sleeping Bag
Got a camper on your list? This rectangular sleeping bag can withstand temperatures as low as 30 degrees. There’s a polyester shell, tricot interior lining, and insulation that will keep her snug on even the coldest night. The interior pocket is perfect for stashing any accessories she needs to take off before going to sleep. The nylon cords help keep it rolled up when it is not in use.
Coleman Sundome 4-Person Tent
If she is dying to go camping, she will love this 4 person tent from Coleman. Designed for warmer climates, it only takes a few minutes to pitch this dome style tent. It comes with a rain cover for keeping you dry in the rain. When you take off the rain cover, the top is screened so you can actually sleep under the stars. Sleeping 4 kids in this tent is possible, but with a mattress and gear it would be a tight fit.
Kikkerland Zip Flip Travel Pillow
This fun throw pillow actually converts into a stuffed animal and back. To convert it, you just unzip it and remove the pillow. Then you shake the filling into the pillow. It’s the cutest travel gift that will leave her smiling.
Swimline Giant Pizza Float
For the pool lover on your list, this pool floatie is like sleeping on a slice of heaven. We love the print on this pizza floatie. It’s even got two cup holders. She will love sleeping on it, while she dreams of ordering her favorite pizza. The crust is actually gluten free, but it tastes horrible. Not that we tried it!
Sports Gifts for 12 Year Old Girls
S’ip by S’well Water Bottle
Throw away the plastic water bottles. S’well water bottles are probably the world’s best water bottles. These amazing water bottles are double walled insulated so they keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours. Made by S’well, this bottle comes in so many great colors and patterns.
Speedo Infinity Splice One Piece Swimsuit
If she is looking for a new swimsuit, Speedo makes some of the most stylish and long lasting swimwear. With full coverage, this one piece bathing suit will guarantee that she feels her best at the poolside. Each swimsuit features a brightly colored modern palette and a colored blocked look on the trim. The clever design means that she doesn’t have to worry about it riding up when she is swimming.
Fin Fun Sparkle Mermaid Swimming Tail
Has she always dreamed of being a mermaid? Everybody will be asking if she is a real mermaid with this adorable mermaid tail swimsuit. Along with the mermaid tail, it comes with a monofin, which allows her to swim like a mermaid. The only problem? She is going to want to spend most of her time in the pool.
adidas Defender II Duffel Bag
The duffel bag from Adidas has enough of space for all her gear that she needs to carry. On one end, it has a pocket for all her essentials so she doesn’t have to waste time searching for them in the bottom of the bag. The other end has a ventilated shoe compartment. Inside the main compartment, it has a small interior pouch.
Healthy Model Life Ankle Weights
If she is looking to strengthen her body, now she can take her workout to the next level with a set of 1 pound ankle weights. When you do exercise with weights on, they help to strengthen the core muscles. Using Velcro, they are easy to fasten. After using a set of ankle weights, you have the strength to breeze through any difficult routine.
TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller
If she is in a lot of sports, she is going to love rubbing her feet on this wooden foot massager. Made out of wood, it’s got a dual foot design. It’s provides a deep message on the pressure points on the feet. You simply push down with your feet using a little pressure and roll your feet on it. It got 8 rollers with small knobby things on it and 2 rollers at the end with larger knobs. Now her feet can finally rest after a big game.
Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball
Soccer is a really fun game, but she is going to need a ball to play at home. There are many different types of soccer balls, but this inexpensive one from Wilson is perfect for 12 year old girls. It might not look as fancy as a ball from Nike or Adidas, but it is the best soccer ball in its price range. Now that she is 12, she can finally play with an official sized ball.
SKLZ Star-Kick Hands Free Solo Soccer Trainer
Here’s a cool little device that lets her improve her soccer game. To use it, she simply attaches one end of the trainer around her waist and the netted end around the ball. This way when she kicks the ball, it comes back to her like a boomerang. The ball can go out to 18 feet. She can practice kicks and stops all day long without ever having to chase the ball. She’s got the skills.
Franklin Sports Competition Goal
Now she can bring the soccer field to her backyard with soccer net from Franklin. Depending on the size of yard, it comes in 3 different sizes. With snap together parts, it only takes a few minutes to build it. Whether she wants to play a casual game with her friends or practice her skills, this is the perfect gift for the soccer lover on your list.
Spalding NBA Mini Basketball Hoop
If it is raining outside, she doesn’t need to sit in front of the TV. Now she can play basketball indoors with this realistic mini sized hoop. With a break way rim and backboard, it not only looks like a basketball hoop, it behaves like one. It can easily be hooked on a door or mounted on a wall. She can either shoot by herself or play with friends to show off her hoop skills.
Spalding NBA Street Basketball
For the basketball lover in your life, this outdoor basketball is the perfect gift. It comes in a pretty pink and purple design, but is also available in the standard color for girls who don’t care for pink. Made out of rubber, the outer cover is rough which not only improves the grip but allows it to be used outside on the driveway or street. It’s a size 6 ball, which is used by most girls in middle school.
Lifetime Portable Basketball System
Does she love shooting hoops? Now she can bring the fun of basketball home with this basketball hoop. This portable basketball hoop from Lifetime features a 44 inch backboard and an adjustable height. Unlike a traditional basketball hoop that you find on a court, it is anchored by filling the base with water or sand. This means that you can set it up just about anywhere.
Babolat Nadal 26 Junior Tennis Racquet
Tennis rackets come in all different sizes. If she want to play tennis, she is going is going to need the right size racket. Now that she is 12, she is likely to outgrow a junior racket. An adult-sized 27 inch racket would be best for her. With a good weight and size, this affordable priced racket from Wilson is good for beginners.
Easton FS500 Fastpitch Softball Bat
Does she love baseball? There are two types of girls’ softball bats. If she wants to play fast pitch softball, you want to find the right size softball bat. It’s dependent on her weight and height. Most 12 year old girls are going to use a bat between 30 and 32 inches. Made out of aluminum, this one is lightweight and gives you a great pop of the bat.
Tachikara SV5WSC Sensi-Tec Volleyball
Does she want to try out for the middle school volleyball team? Made out of Sensi Tec leather, this volleyball from Tachikara is perfect. Designed for beginners, it’s a regulation sized ball that is perfect for indoor use whether used for practice, recreation, or competition. We love that it comes in so many different colors so that she can get a ball that matches her team colors.
Tumbl Trak Folding Gymnastics Mat
A gym mat is the perfect gift idea for the cheerleader, dancer, or gymnast on your list. Available in bright pastel colors, this one from Tumbl Trak is up to the quality that they use in gym class. Tumbling can be hard at first so you want a mat that will be able to absorb all the impact. Available in 2 thicknesses, this one is up to the task. She will love practicing tumbles, rolls, and handstands all day long until her skills improve. With 4 panels, it is easy to fold.
YOGABODY Yoga Trapeze
You haven’t done Yoga until you have done it in mid air. This Yoga swing will make anybody feel like a kid again. You simply hang it from a ceiling or doorway. She will love flipping upside down, hanging, and stretching on it. The best part? She can use it on rainy days and on days when it is too cold to go outside.
Brightz LED Bicycle Light
She won’t be able to wait to ride her bike with these wheel lights. These bike lights create a ring of lights around her wheels. Not only do they look cool, but they keep her safe in the dark. You simply mount them around the wheels using zip ties to secure them in place. They are so bright that they are sure to grab people’s attention
Razor A5 Lux Scooter
With a 220 pound weight limit and adjustable handlebars, the Razor A5 Lux is a scooter for big kids. She no longer has to ride hunched over. The bigger urethane wheels allow it to travel over rock and cracks without skipping a beat. Not only is it lightweight, but is easy to fold when it is not in use. It’s a cool way to get around.
There is nothing like strapping on a new pair of roller skates on your birthday or Christmas. The entry level Rollerblade Zetrablade is designed for beginners. Available in several women’s sizes, it’s got your traditional skate setup. The company does recommend that you size up 1/2 size for the perfect fit. It’s got 80mm wheels and sg5 bearings, which give you a smooth ride.
Razor Ripstik Caster Board
Forget a skateboard; a Ripstick Caster board is so much cooler. It’s basically snowboard on land. Unlike a traditional skateboard, it’s got 2 caster wheels underneath and two platforms connected by a rod. To ride it, you have to wiggle it back and forth. To turn, you tilt the back in the direction that you want to turn.
Surfs up! How would you like to surf on the sidewalk? The RipSurf is basically like RipStik2. It looks just like a surfboard, but it’s got 2 caster wheels underneath. You accelerate by swaying back and forth. The result? When you ride it, it feels like you are surfing on land.
Penny Classic Complete Skateboard
Loads of people have Pennyboards because they are so portable. With really cool colors, the Pennyboard has become like a fashion accessory. This smaller board is designed for people who just want to cruise around in style. With a 22 inch deck, it’s not really designed for performing tricks. That is what bigger boards are for! This one sort of goes fast like a long board but has a lot more maneuverability.
WALKAROO XTREME Steel Balance Stilts
Is she interesting in getting taller? She will feel like a clown in a circus act with these stilts from Geospace. Made out of steel, these stilts are adjustable so she can add 12 – 17 inches to her height. It does take time to learn to balance on them but part of the fun is learning how to stilt walk. Who knows she might join the circus!
Firmstrong Beach Cruiser Bicycle
Who wouldn’t want a cute little bike? Available in pretty pastel colors, there is nothing more adorable than this beach cruiser bike. With an unmistakable shape and a wide seat, this one features 24 inch wheels, rear coaster breaks, and a single speed. It is perfect for the growing 12 year old girl. As soon as she sees it, she is going to fall in love with it.
Flybar Foam Master Pogo Stick
There is nothing more fun than going outside and bouncing on a pogo stick. If she is between 80 and 160 pounds, this pogo stick is designed for her. Covered in foam, it is designed to be safe. Not only will it get her exercising, but it will help her with her coordination and balance. She might only be able to hop for awhile, but she will be jumping like a kangaroo in no time.
Razor Hovertrax 2.0
At one point, everybody wanted a hoverboard. While hoverboards have had a bad rap, Razor is hoping to change a couple of minds. Razor has equipped it’s hoverboard with a battery that is UL 2272 certified, which is the highest safety electrical standard. It’s also a self balancing scooter, which means it balances on its own. The Razor Hovertrax is designed to be ridden without using your hands. You simply shift your weight on it to move around.
Cool Electronic Gifts for 12 Year Old Girls
Is your 12 year old girl crazy about electronics? She is going to be excited about these cool gifts for 12 year old girls.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
The Fuji Instant camera can only be described as delightful. With a retro look, this camera comes in the most adorable colors. This one is called Flamingo Pink. With a simple press, it’s so simple to take pictures with it. Now Fuji has included a selfie lens, macro lens, and a new picture mode.
Fujifilm Instax Mini Accessory Pack
She’s got her pretty camera, but now she needs a case to protect it with. This 9 piece accessory bundle includes a carrying case and a host of other helpful accessories for her to get the most of her camera. It’s got stickers, frames, and other cute stuff. Our favorite thing? A little photo album for instant photos.
Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film
The Fuji Instax camera is the coolest thing ever until it runs out of film. If she already has a camera or just got one, get her a ton of film. You can find them with all different types of borders like this rainbow one. Could the photos look any more cuter?
Fujifilm INSTAX SHARE SP-2 Smart Phone Printer
Who needs an instant camera? If she’s already got a phone and loves taking photos, this portable printer is just as good as an instant camera. It uses standard Instax film. The cool part? You can wirelessly sync it with your phone over Wi-Fi and print pictures from your photo album on your phone.
Fire HD 7 Tablet with Alexa
With an incredible low price, Amazon is practically giving away is Amazon Fire HD 7 tablet. It’s no iPad but it’s got a bunch of cool features that are sure to satisfy most 12 year old girls. With a 7 inch display, it gives you about 8 hours of battery life. Now that it has Alexa, you can even ask it questions.
Amazon Echo Dot
Amazon has created a smaller and more affordable version of its smart speaker. It’s got a smaller speaker but can hooked up to a Bluetooth speaker. It can be used to play music, but it can do so much more thanks to Alexa. You can ask Alexa to control the smart lights in your home, tell you random facts, and even order you a pizza. Too bad you can’t ask it to do your homework.
Amazon Echo Spot
Amazon has come out with one of the coolest looking clocks. It works great as an alarm clock, but it’s so much more than a clock. It features Amazon’s Alexa, which means that you can talk to it, make it play music, or even make it turn on your lights.
iHome Color Changing Dual Alarm Clock
It seems like everything has been reinvented except the alarm clock. With 5 beautiful color schemes, this futuristic looking alarm clock from iHome can do more than tell the time. It’s impossible to list out everything it does. The coolest feature? It’s also a Bluetooth speaker.
Go Pro Session
What’s the big deal with Go Pro cameras? These little sports camera are designed to capture action anywhere. Before the Go Pro, it was impossible for people to capture themselves doing things. The latest Go Pro can be expensive, but the Go Pro Session is the company’s entry level camera. With a waterproof design, this small and ruggedly built camera captures HD video at 60 frames per second.
FITFORT Action Camera 4K
Grab all the action for less with this affordable action camera from Fitfort. The Fitfort is a knockoff Go Pro. It can record video in both 4K and 1080P, but it shoots better video in 1080P mode since the framerate is higher. You can even connect it over WIFI to your smartphone. It comes with number of included extras- cases, stands, and mounts, making it perfect for recording all her outdoor activities. She can take it underwater, strap it on a bike, or wear it on a skateboard.
Prop up and hold your phone with this must have phone accessory. Available in a crazy array of designs, this little doo hickey makes it easy to take selfies, use SnapChat, and text without having to worry about dropping your phone. With a unique collapsible design, it’s like a grip for your phone.
Anker Portable Multi-Angle Stand
Prop up any smartdevice with this adjustable stand from Anker. Made of aluminum, it works with just about every smartphone and tablet. Simply secure your device in the stand either horizontally or vertically and use the button to adjust the angle of your device. Finally, she can get the “perfect angle.”
Tablift Tablet Stand for the Bed
Does she love using her tablet in bed? Even a lightweight tablet seems to feel like a brick after holding it for awhile. Finally her hands can get rest with this unique hands-free tablet stand. With bendy legs, it is designed to be used in bed or any uneven surface. The best part? She can finally watch Netflix all day in bed.
Arkon iPhone Tripod Mount
This is no ordinary tripod. It’s a small tripod for your smartphone. It has small legs that you can fold and mold in any way you want to get the perfect shot. The coolest part? You can even wrap the legs around objects for a more creative shot. It includes both a mount and the tripod. The mount swivels so your photo can either be in landscape or portrait mode.
Plug this little gizmo into the back of your TV and you get a whole world of streaming content. You have got access to all of the most popular streaming service include Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Youtube. The interface is fast and fluid. Now it comes built in with Alexa, which means you can use voice commands if you don’t want to use the remote
Anker Selfie Stick
There is a reason that the Selfie Stick has become one of the most popular smartphone accessories. Most of us don’t have arms that stretch out forever. Now she can snap photos of herself that are Instagram worthy with this selfie stick from Anker. It connects easily over Bluetooth and is compact enough to travel with.
Fitbit Flex 2
Keeping track of steps, calories, and level of activity, this little fitness tracker will actually encourage you to exercise more. With a wide variety of price ranges and features, there is a Fitbit for everybody from the Fitbit Ionic to the Fitbit Flex 2. While it doesn’t have many features, the Fitbit Flex 2 is designed for entry levels users. Since it doesn’t have a screen, you will need to use a phone or laptop to keep track of your fitness.
Techkey Jewelry Crystal USB Flash Drive
USB drives are pretty boring bit, but everybody needs one. How do you make one more interesting? Make it sparkly. This tech accessory works just like a regular USB 2.0 flash drive, but because it is pretty, it is a fashion accessory. Available in several colors and sizes, it’s got little gems inside.
SanDisk 32GB Ultra Class Memory Card
Who doesn’t need a memory card? Because of their small size, they are a fun stocking stuffer. You can easily add more storage space to a camera, phone, tablet, or video game console. SanDisk is the most popular maker of SD cards and this one is available in several different sizes depending on her needs.
Anker PowerCore 10000
VR is cool but it is expensive and hard to set up. If she has got a newer Samsung Phone, the Gear VR is the easiest way to enter into the cutting edge world of VR. you don’t need to get the latest version of the headset since it is bassically the smae thing. The latest version does come with a cool wireless controller but not everything is compatible with it.
Auxiwa Clip on Selfie Ring Light
Whoa! Did you know that they make a ring light for your phone? You clip it on around the camera of your phone and it lights up. It makes your face so bright that now you can do musical.ly and selfies even in the dark.
MOSNOVO White Henna iPhone 6/7/8 Case
Does she love switching up her phone case every year? Phone cases are like clothing for your phone. You can never have too many. She is going to love dressing up her iPhone in this pretty clear case with a pretty white Mandala design on it. Not only does it protect her phone, it looks gorgeous.
OtterBox Defender Case
If you don’t trust her with her phone and have premonitions every night that she is going to drop it, get her an OtterBox. What the Otterbox lacks in style, it makes up with sheer protection. Cases with pretty rainbow colors are nice, but if her phone drops on the floor you want something that is built like a tank. The OtterBox features 3 layers of protection and comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
Jelly Comb 2.4G Slim Wireless Mouse
These days everybody is using a laptop so most people are using touch controls and touchpads. Sometimes trying to doing things with the touch pad is like trying to do something with gloves on. Clicking and dragging on a touch pad requires some finger gymnastics. A simple wireless mouse makes things so much easier. We love the look of this slim USB wireless mouse that features 3 buttons.
Mosiso Hard Case For Macbook
The Macbook is a very pretty laptop but we don’t understand why Apple still doesn’t allow you to pick the color of the case. The grey color is so boring. Available in different colors and patterns, this case is not only a great way to get it to match your room, but it also protects the laptop from scratches. Along with the laptop cover, it comes with a matching keyboard cover.