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Choosing the perfect gift for a 12-year-old girl can be a challenge. At this age, kids’ interests are evolving as they transition from middle childhood to their teenage years. Some tween girls continue to play with toys while others gravitate toward new hobbies.
Dr. Sid Khurana, a child psychiatrist, suggests gifting them more complex board games, items that help limit screen time or foster social interaction, and experiences such as coaching sessions or event tickets. From new hobbies and crafts to electronics and, yes, toys and collectibles, here are 31 of the best gifts for 12-year-old girls. For even more inspiration, check out all of our gift guides.