22 Gifts Your 12-Year-Old Will Obsess Over
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We're in the thick of gifting season, and it's time to check off all the 12-year-olds on your list. Kids who fall into the tween age group are notoriously hard to shop for, but don't worry — we got you covered. Whether it's trendy picks, home decor and fashion finds that fit their aesthetic, or gadgets they'll use all the time, we curated a list of gifts and must-haves that will put a smile on that 12-year-old face.
We recommend shopping according to their interests and hobbies. If the tween in your life loves photography, get them a Fujifilm Instax camera. If they are getting into beauty, get them a set of sheet masks or lip glosses to build out their makeup collection. Get the budding fashion enthusiast blingy jewelry they'll wear all the time. Shopping for the gamer? Surprise them with the Meta Quest 2 or the Nintendo Switch! The best gift to get a 12-year-old is something that they will use and appreciate. Keep reading for our top picks. Hurry, the clock is ticking!
Find the best gifts for the kids in your life with our gift guides, including for 1-year-olds, 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds, 5-year-olds, 6-year-olds, 7-year-olds, 8-year-olds, 9-year-olds, tweens, and teens.
— Additional reporting by Murphy Moroney