Amazing Gifts for 12-Year-Olds That You Probably Haven’t Thought Of
Ah, life with a 12-year-old. Between all of that hormone-fueled angst is a whole lot of personality yet to be explored. And while they’ll just love opening up yet another sweater (#not), you should get them something they’ll be amped to use immediately. Here, a round-up of genius gift ideas that you haven’t thought of before.
One for all of their moods (within a two-hour period).
Joyin Toy ($17)
Portable Karaoke Machine
We apologize in advance for the imminent screaming to Katy Perry.
To carry her chapstick and, like, $10.
Capelli of New York ($20)
For endless hours of uninterrupted skulking.
Animation Software for Beginners
Got a gamer on your hands? Give them an early lesson into how video games actually get made with this easy-to-use kit.
Hue HD ($60)
The Guinness Book of World Records
They’ll be obsessed with trying to land a spot. (Prepare for an onslaught of “biggest pizza ever” requests.)
Guinness World Records ($15)
And throw in some sheet music for their favorite Top 40 hit.
These can be adhered to any surface, so let her be in charge of decorating her denim jacket, school backpack and hair clips.
Llena Luna ($1)
P.S. Longer boards are safer than the smaller versions.
Ten Toes ($60)
Get them a notebook to match and they’ll be occupied for hours.
Color Technik ($13)
Nail Polish Station
Um, an LED drying light? Is it weird if we buy one, too?
This one’s a little bit more for you—it is puberty after all.
Tom’s deodorant ($9)