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34 Original Gifts for 12 Year Old Girls – Unique and Fun Ideas

Whether she’s into crafting, photography, ice-cream, sports, or just chilling out with the BFFs, we promise you’ll find the perfect gift for 12 year old girls in this wonderfully helpful list. We’ve included anything and everything a young girl could only dream of – so what are you waiting for? Get shopping!

gifts for 12 year old girls

Umbra Hangit Photo Display

Umbra Hangit Photo Display

Have a happy snapper? Well, if they need a way to display their awesome photography, there’s no cuter way to do that than with the Umbra Hangit Photo Display. Its mint colored frame will suit any modern bedroom and present all those amazing photos beautifully.

Prices Vary


All In One Instant Camera

All In One Instant Camera

While the cameras on phones are getting better and better each year, there’s nothing quite like having a good old fashioned camera in your hand, and this wonderful All-In-One Instant Camera somehow has both vintage and modern touches to it – you can even take selfies with friends with the lens cap remote.

$149.00


Lighted Vanity MakeUp Mirror

Lighted Vanity MakeUp Mirror

Plucking your eyebrows, putting on makeup, washing your face and more will become a lot easier with this rotating Light Up Vanity Mirror. You’ll also notice with this mirror that your makeup application skills will all of a sudden be ‘on point’ as you will be able to see what you’re doing much more clearly.

$28.49


Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera

Kick summer into full swing with this delightful yellow Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Camera. This version has a slimmer and lighter body, making it a great picture-capturing companion as it fits in your purse and won’t weigh you down like a traditional camera would. High-Key mode takes perfect selfies.

Prices Vary


Holylove Vibrant Color Pineapple Earrings

Holylove Vibrant Color Pineapple Earrings

Need a cute way to jazz up your simple outfits? These lovely Pineapple Earrings by Holylove will definitely just do that, and more – you’ll catch everybody’s attention for all the right reasons with this fruity duo. They’d be great to wear on vacation to a gorgeously hot location.

$7.69


Hidrate Spark 2.0 Smart Water Bottle

Hidrate Spark 2.0 Smart Water Bottle

With school, homework, social life and studies, it’s no wonder teens often forget to stay hydrated, but with the Hidrate Spark 2.0 Smart Water Bottle, it doesn’t matter if they forget because this clever bottle reminds you to take a drink by simply glowing if you haven’t drunk enough.

$59.99


Olde Book Backpack

Olde Book Backpack

Fans of reading can proudly show off their favorite hobby with this sweet looking Olde Book Backpack from ThinkGeek. It has plenty of space to hold your favorite books inside and even has extra pockets for your phone, pens, and stationery, making studying on the go super easy.

Prices Vary


Chill Sack Giant Bean Bag Chair

Chill Sack Giant Bean Bag Chair

Relax in ultimate comfort like you have never felt before with the Chill Sack – a HUUGEEE memory foam bean bag which has plenty of room for you and other friends to relax and hang out on. It has lots of color options to choose from, so you can even match it to your bedroom.

$394.99

Solar Light Stem Kit

Solar Light Stem Kit

Kids won’t even realize they’re learning with this terrific Solar Light STEM (science technology engineering and maths) Kit as it’s just so much fun! Everything you need to make and build your very own solar-powered light is included with this kit (apart from the sun, of course) and it only takes a few easy steps.

Play Your Way Ice Cream Maker

Play Your Way Ice Cream Maker

Ever thought you could make your own scrummy ice-cream by playing on the lawn? Nope, we never knew either! But you can with the genius Play Your Way Ice Cream Maker. Place all the yummy ingredients inside, close it up – tightly! And after just 20 minutes of playing ball, you have fresh foot-made ice-cream.

Personal Shower Locker

Personal Shower Locker

There’s nothing more frustrating than being in the middle of your morning shower to find your little siblings have used up all your favorite soaps AGAIN. This is where this clever little Personal Shower Locker comes in to play as with this, no sneaky little hands will be able to steal your suds ever again.

Washable Makeup Set With A Glitter Cosmetic Bag

Washable Makeup Set With A Glitter Cosmetic Bag

Have a school disco coming up? Why not spruce yourself up with this Kids Makeup and Glitter Cosmetic Bag Set. It comes with everything a girl needs to feel her most beautiful self: glitter lip glosses, eyeshadows, 2 lipsticks, blushes and more – not forgetting that gorgeous glittering bag to store it all.

Prices Vary


Mermaid Socks

Mermaid Socks

Fans of mermaids will love this fisherific gift for 12 year old girls – who couldn’t love their very own set of fin…socks? Wear these and you’ll feel like you’ve just entered a magical deep sea full of friendly sea creatures and odd singing lobsters.

Llama Pom Pom Maker

Llama Pom Pom Maker

There’s no fuzzy drama to be had with this helpful llama. The LlamaLLooma aids kids with crafting and helps them make perfect pom poms every time. This takes away all difficulty and even cuts the time taken so you can make twice as many pom poms as you did before – yay!

Getaway Duffle Bag

Getaway Duffle Bag

You know what young girls are like, they’re always staying over at someone’s house or it’s your turn to look after the gang for the evening and of course, that means lots of cheesy pizza – yum. Though for the nights she’s away, this Bando Getaway Duffle Bag is perfect for all her essentials and pj’s.

Prices Vary


Bluetooth Mason Jar Speaker

Bluetooth Mason Jar Speaker

Meet the Bluetooth Mason Jar Speaker – who needs a huge, bulky boombox when you can carry around this nifty device? Plus it looks pretty cool too. All of your friends will be asking where they can get their hands on one! Its portable size means its ready for dance parties whenever you are.

Mermaid Tail Blanket

Mermaid Tail Blanket

Sleeping bags are so yesterday, and mermaids are exactly what’s in right now, hence why every young girl needs one (or two) of these ultra snuggly Mermaid Tail Blankets. It’s the perfect lazy day accessory, imagine cuddling up with this soft blanket while sinking into a good book – bliss.

$17.99


I Think I Can Art Print

I Think I Can Art Print

Sometimes, all it takes to follow your dreams is a short but powerful phrase to keep you going through the tough times, this “I think I Can” print is sure to motivate anyone as it repeats the phrase, ending with “I knew I could” which is sure to have her reaching for the stars.

Unicorn Sidewalk Chalk Set

Unicorn Sidewalk Chalk Set

Need a quick but entertaining activity to occupy the kids for a while? You can never go wrong with good old sidewalk chalk, especially if you whip out these funky Unicorn Horn chalks. They are simply perfect for drawing lots of magical fairytale scenes full of rainbows and majestic creatures.

Hand Painted Rose Gold Glitter Earrings

Hand Painted Rose Gold Glitter Earrings

You’re sure to stand out from the crowd with these unique handmade earrings. This trendy pair is designed/made in Washington by Wrap Star Boutique. Each pair is made of wood and topped with resin giving them that eye-catching glossy finish that’s sure to have every friend giving compliments and asking where you bought them.

Prices Vary


Abco Tech Top Ocean Wave Light Projector

Abco Tech Top Ocean Wave Light Projector

Create a soothing ambience in your room with the Abco Tech Top Ocean Wave Light Projector. Turn your bedroom into a relaxing undersea getaway, zone out and listen to the calming music while watching the waves ripple across your walls and forget about all the stresses of busy daily life.

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Mermaid Drawstring Bag

Mermaid Drawstring Bag

EVERY girl loves sequins, especially if they’re on this super glitzy mermaid bag. This eye-catching bag is perfect for school, especially gym as it has the space you need to carry your kit. Or even take it along on girly trips out with friends, as the drawstrings will keep all your possessions safe and secure.

Prices Vary


Fitness Bottle With Phone Holding Sleeve

Fitness Bottle With Phone Holding Sleeve

With this fabulous fitness gift for 12 year old girls, you no longer have to have your keys and phone jangling about in your pockets during sports practice. Now you can stay hydrated on the go, with the added security of having all your things safely tucked in one hand.

Playz Fun Perfume Experiments Science Lab Kit

Playz Fun Perfume Experiments Science Lab Kit

Learn how to use science to make and bottle your very own perfume with this Fun With Fragrance set. Not only can you make perfumes but it also includes everything you will need to create a pampering spa at home: massage oils, rose tonics, perfumed paintings and relaxing bath salts.

$39.95


Cat Lamp

Cat Lamp

Create the purrfect ambience with this adorable Cat Lamp. You can place it on your nightstand, and with the remote control pick a whole rainbow of colors for it to change to – as well as the brightness, you can even mix it up with different modes: flash, strobe, breathing or fade.

$20.98


Flamingo Notebook Pen Set

Flamingo Notebook Pen Set

These pretty flamingo notebook and pen sets are sure to ‘flock’ your world. Any flamingo fan will go crazy for these, not only do they come with a cute pen but even the notebook is funky – it’s perfect for school, or to jot down memos as it’s a great size to throw into your purse.

Prices Vary


Scratch Off Mini Notes

Scratch Off Mini Notes

Give someone a note they’re sure to remember with these fun and unique Scratch Off Mini Notes. The pack comes with 2 stylus pens that you use to scratch off the black surface to unveil the bright rainbow colors underneath, and these would also make a wonderful art medium for snazzy pictures, too.

$8.99


Butterflies Flowers Rainbow Pillow

Butterflies Flowers Rainbow Pillow

Turn your ordinary, dull bedroom into an amazing spectrum of color, fluttering butterflies and beautiful flowers with this delightful 2-sided pillow. The pillow’s print is taken from the Encyclopedia of Rainbows by Julie Seabrook Ream. Place it anywhere in your room for a welcome touch of colorful happiness.

Just My Style Ultimate Scrapbook

Just My Style Ultimate Scrapbook

Get creative juices flowing with the Just My Style Ultimate Scrapbook. With 40 pages to design and fill up, you’ll be happy arranging, cutting, sticking, gluing, drawing, and coloring-in, and for many hours to come – have the girls over and get them involved with creating a few snazzy friendship pages.

$14.99


Chalkboard Boom Bowl

Chalkboard Boom Bowl

With this genius Chalkboard Boom Bowl, you no longer have to carry around a bulky Bluetooth speaker; instead just throw this bowl into your bag and you’re ready to go. You can design and draw any cool pictures you like on the Boom Bowl, and switch it up every time you get bored – neat!

Letters To My Future Self

Letters To My Future Self

When you look back in time you often wonder what you were thinking, doing, who you were friends with, what your favorite things to eat were and more. From busy day-to-day life it’s easy to see why we forget, but with this gorgeous set you can write it all down for yourself to read years later.

SojoS Cat Eye Mirrored Flat Lenses Sunglasses

SojoS Cat Eye Mirrored Flat Lenses Sunglasses

This ultra stylish gift for 12 year old girls will have them feeling like they could own any catwalk. The Sojos Cat-Eye Mirrored Sunglasses are seriously stunning and lightweight, so you can wear them all day and they’ll still be mega comfortable, all while keeping you looking on-trend and fashionable.

$13.99


GUND Pusheen Stuffed Animal Slippers

GUND Pusheen Stuffed Animal Slippers

These super adorable GUND Pusheen Slippers will have any recipient purring like a contented cozy cat. Your feet will feel like they’ve just dived into a fluffy cloud with these, don’t they just look SO comfortable? Warning – you may never want to take these off your feet, so be cautious when putting them on!

$24.49


Paracord Charm Bracelet Making Set

Paracord Charm Bracelet Making Set

Bond with your group of friends and have fun girly time while making each other one of these ultra cute Paracord Bracelets. The kit comes with all the supplies they will need to make up 8 bracelets – there are lots of color cords to choose from, as well as 5 unique charms to finish them off.

$20.95


Color Your Own Map Pillowcase

Color Your Own Map Pillowcase

You can’t change the world but you can have it just the way you want it with this Color Your Own Map Pillow. Grab your fabric markers and color in the continents – it’s the perfect way to settle down and relax before bedtime; you could even have a rainbow or patterned map, whatever you like.

3D Pen for Kids

3D Pen for Kids

Help improve their concentration spans with this awesome 3D Pen. Drawing their wonderful creations will require quite a lot of thought and time, and really put their imaginations to the test. They can make anything they like with this pen, from cool figures to lovely pieces of artwork that are sure to last.

Prices Vary


Fear Nothing Eleanor Roosevelt Necklace

Fear Nothing Eleanor Roosevelt Necklace

Inspire your growing child with the wise words of Eleanor Roosevelt who looked fear in the face and took on the world. The author, diplomat and human rights activist, gives an inspiring message that will be worn proudly by your rising star, a handmade keepsake that will last the generations.

$129.00


Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

This latest offering from Nintendo allows you to seamlessly move from gaming at home, to undocking the station and taking it on the go. With the new Joy-Con controllers, play can be varied between one person with both controllers, to two players with one each, allowing flexibility and great gameplay.

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Do You Look Like Your Dog Matching Game

Do You Look Like Your Dog Matching Game

With their affinity for pets, your growing child will love this fun game of trying to match dogs to their owners by appearance alone. A unique twist on the family favorite memory game, the pack features a charming series of portrait pairs of dogs and their human doppelgangers.

$16.95


Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition

Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition

Let your child relive the classic era of video games with this retro version of the Nintendo classic console. Complete with 30 pre-installed games, the system has the original look and feel but is smaller and sleeker to fit with modern homes. Complete with an AC adapter and an old school controller.

Prices Vary


Rubie’s Jurassic World T-Rex Inflatable Costume

Rubie’s Jurassic World T-Rex Inflatable Costume

For the child that loves to dress up and scare those around them, this fantastic dinosaur costume will have them in their element. Made from polyester, the outfit fits any child up to 54 inches in height, is made to cover the child’s head, and is inflated by a battery operated fan.

$38.85


Fizzy Bath Bombs Gift Set

Fizzy Bath Bombs Gift Set

This 9 piece set of bath bombs will provide hours of fun as you soak in the tub surrounded by this colorful, fizzing and scented three minute show. Certified cruelty-free by PETA, these delightful bath time accessories are handmade in Austin, Texas with hand painted glitter.

$54.00


Nintendo Labo Variety Kit

Nintendo Labo Variety Kit

Build five different projects, including 2 radio controlled Toy-Con cars, a fishing rod, and a house, motorbike, and piano. Customizable with stickers, paints, markers and new parts, each of these Toy-Con creations are brought to life with the power of the popular Nintendo Switch console.

$69.99


LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Express Building Kit

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Express Building Kit

Loved by kids and adults alike, one of the defining images of the Harry Potter movies is the Hogwarts Express, and it is now created in LEGO form. With 801 pieces and ideal for kids aged between 8 and 14, you can build the beloved Platform 9¾ and the magical train that stops there.

$94.94


Ultimate Slime Kit

Ultimate Slime Kit

For those that love slime, this is one of the largest kits available, which can produce a wide range of gloop, from glow in the dark to clear. Suitable for ages 8 and up, there’s a colorful instruction book to help your kids learn about the science behind the fun.

$19.98


Pimple Pete Game Presented by Dr. Pimple Popper

Pimple Pete Game Presented by Dr. Pimple Popper

Disgusting and gross, this inventive game is sure to be a hit with the pre-teens as they try to avoid bursting the mega-zit on the face of poor pimple Pete. This fun family game will have you wriggling and twisting carefully, lest you get a face full of the mega-zit as it explodes.

$12.88


Capture the Flag REDUX a Nighttime Outdoor Game

Capture the Flag REDUX a Nighttime Outdoor Game

This great bonding game for young people has 33 light up games pieces, all with 12-24 hours of batteries. This exciting night time activity features physical exercise and will get your kids away from TVs and tablets and back outdoors, as they chase each other in order to grab the flag.

$59.90


Handknit Long Arm Warmers Multi Pastel

Handknit Long Arm Warmers Multi Pastel

Handmade by Peruvian artists, these elongated gloves are a great defense against the winter’s cold and are styled to keep limbs toasty with their super soft, faux mohair yarn. Scratch free and with a fingerless design for easy gripping, these gloves are stylish and practical. With German yarn, handmade in Peru.

$38.00


Women in Science

Women in Science

Inspire your daughter with this book that details the exploits of 50 women who are noted in their field of science, technology, mathematics or engineering. Celebrating women from all ages, ancient to modern world, this New York Times bestseller is full of striking art and stylish infographics about these female pioneers.

$9.99


Monopoly Game: Cheaters Edition Board Game

Monopoly Game: Cheaters Edition Board Game

If you ever wanted to flaunt the rules at Monopoly, now’s your chance with this cheaters’ edition of the classic board game. All’s fair as cheat cards allow you to play dirty, but fail too fast and loose and you could suffer the consequences, finding your empire crashing down around you.

$10.00


Sleepover Party Mad Libs

Sleepover Party Mad Libs

Ideal for sleepovers, your daughter will find this book of comic word insertion hilarious as she entertains her friends with its wacky connotations. Complete with 21 stories to have the girls giggling all night, there’ll be no end to playing everyone’s favorite game into the small hours of the morning.

$4.86

6 Diy Gift Ideas for 12 Year Old Girls

Diy Tinted Lip Balm In A Locket

Diy Tinted Lip Balm In A Locket

It’s pretty frustrating when you get to the last remnants of your favorite lipstick, but don’t worry because this great DIY shows you how to give it a new lease of life. This is definitely worth the read because who wouldn’t appreciate having a pretty tinted lip balm to hand at all times?

Diy Gold and Pink Rock Bookends

Diy Gold and Pink Rock Bookends

Over on Horses & Heels is this tutorial for DIY Gold & Pink Rock Bookends. If you have a few books lying about and you’re looking for a stylish way to show them off, then you can’t give this a miss. This DIY is ultra cheap and really quick to make – so what are you waiting for?

Diy Ombre Tassel Necklace

Diy Ombre Tassel Necklace

Fluffy tassels are all the rage at the minute, don’t miss out on this funky trend and give this beautiful hand-dyed Ombre Tassel Necklace a go – you know you want to. This necklace will make the perfect accessory for any outfit this summer, whether you’re off to the seaside, park or shopping mall.

Diy Milky Way Bath Bomb

Diy Milky Way Bath Bomb

Indulge yourself with this clever blog that details how to make stunning bath bombs at home, including oils and fragrances to enjoy. By following the simple instructions to mix your dry and wet ingredients, you’ll be creating enough of these fun bath accessories to give away as top notch gifts.


Diy Cactus Squishy Video Tutorial

Diy Cactus Squishy Video Tutorial

Squishies are fun to make, and with this clever video blog, you’ll be able to make a slow rising cactus that is perfect for gifts or as a super soft friend. With down to earth instructions and clear demonstrations on the video, anyone can make these fun items.


Diy Elastic Hair Ties

Diy Elastic Hair Ties

Practical and simple, elastic hair ties are used by so many young girls that they can make up a significant cost of a trip to the shops. Instead, make your own with this straightforward blog that has accompanying pictures to take you through the creation process.

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