Sharing our 2023 Christmas Gift Ideas for Tweens. Filled with favourite ideas, trusted products & loved gifts so you can shop in confidence for your tween.

Jolly Festive 2023 Gift Guide For Tweens

We all know that tweens are notoriously difficult to buy for!  Not quite grown-up but not longer a child, they oscillate from toys to make-up, tech to teddies in the blink of an eye. So, to prepare our 2023 Christmas Gift Ideas for Tweens, we went straight to the horse’s mouth (so to speak) and asked a group of tweens, and their parents, what was on the Christmas list this year. 

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Warmies Heatable Soft Toy Marshmallow Sloth

Marshmallow Sloth Heatable Soft Toy

Does it get any cuter? We are completely obsessed with the Warmies heatable soft toy range. Warm them up in the microwave for cosy soothing lavender scents. The perfect antidote to tween-life challenges.

Warmies Marshmallow Sloth Heatable Soft Toy

Thames & Kosmos KAI Artificial Intelligence Robot

KAI: The AI Robot

It’s no surprise this AI robot has won a whole raft of best toy awards – a perfect project for Twixmas and beyond for any budding programmers.

Thames & Kosmos KAI: The AI Robot

The Christmas Carrolls 3 - The Christmas Club

The Christmas Carrolls: The Christmas Club

We’ve followed Holly and her family since the first release and now the third instalment is here. The fabulous Mel Taylor-Bessent works her magic once again with a new adventure in New York! Perfect for KS2 readers.

The Christmas Carrolls: The Christmas Club

Soul and Soap Macaron Bath Bomb Gift Set

Macaron Bath Bomb Set

This macaron bath bomb gift set from Soul and Soap looks so cheerful and is sure to go down well with any tween!

Soul and Soap Macaron Bath Bomb Set

Ravensburger GraviTrax Starter Set

GraviTrax Starter Set

We cannot recommend Gravitrax enough! For any marble run / construction enthustiasts, it’s just the most fabulous product. With infinite design flexibility and a whole host of add-ons, both manual and battery-powered, this will give hours upon hours of STEM-themed entertainment.

Ravensburger GraviTrax Starter Set

Solesmith Personalised Sleepover Weekend Bag

Sleepover Duffle Bag

Available in grey, navy or pink, this embroidered well-sized duffle bag is just perfect for those all-important sleepovers. Plus there’s an matching wash bag too if you fancy the full set.

Solesmith Sleepover Duffle Bag

Melissa & Doug Rainbow Mini Scratch Art Notes Box

Rainbow Mini Scratch Art Note Box

125 scratch art notelets to design. Let your tween’s creativity go wild with this fabulous little gift from Melissa & Doug.

Melissa & Doug Rainbow Mini Scratch Art Note Box

Beat That! By Gutter Games

Beat That! Game

The perfect Christmas game that will get everyone involved. How well do you know your skillset? Decide how many points to be awarded if you succeed. Fabulous fun for the whole family that’ll get everyone in a competitive spirit!

Gutter Games Beat That!

MixPixie Personalised Bubble Tea Kit

Personalised Bubble Tea Kit

Embrace the latest craze with a personalised bubble tea kit … surely one of the most on-trend gift ideas for tweens this year?!

MixPixie Personalised Bubble Tea Kit

X Rocker Lynx LED Gaming Desk

LED Gaming Desk

Kings of the LED gaming equipment, X Rocker’s stylish light up LED gaming desk is a sure-fire winner for any gaming tween.  It was certainly top of Hannah’s son’s list!

X Rocker LED Gaming Desk

TOSY Flying Disc

Light Up Flying Disk

Sticking with the light-up theme … this LED frisbee will certainly catch the eye! No need to stop play as the light dims, this is the perfect excuse to get the tweens outside.

TOSY Light Up Flying Disk

Jewellerybox Sterling Silver Alphabet Letter Necklace

Sterling Silver Alphabet Letter Necklace

Jewellerybox have a fantastic selection of good quality affordable jewellery, ideal for a tween starting their collection. We love these sterling silver alphabet letter necklaces.

Jewellerybox Sterling Silver Alphabet Letter Necklace

Fizz Creations Slush Puppie Machine

Slush Puppie Machine

Almost as good as store bought slushies, let your tween have fun creating their own slush puppie treats at home. This bundle comes with two syrup flavours and some cups & straws to get you started.

Fizz Creations Slush Puppie Machine

Fuzzy Friends Highland Cow Slippers

Highland Cow Slippers

These slippers are ‘udder’ly irresistible! Keep feet cosy and moo-ve about the house in style with these fabulous highland cow slippers. Good up to size 7 UK.

Fuzzy Friends Highland Cow Slippers

Bear and Moo Taylor Swift The Eras Book Glass Can

Taylor Swift Eras Glass Can

Perfect for any Swifties! This stylish reusable glass bamboo-lidded cup will have Taylor Swift fans humming in no time. “It’s Me, Hi, I’m The Problem, It’s Me” version available too!

Bear and Moo Taylor Swift Eras Glass Can

3Doodler Start+ Essentials 3D Pen Set

3D Pen Set

Designed with no hot parts and safety first for kids, this 3D pen set includes pen, starting plastic filament strands, a doodle mat, and USB charger. Creative times, here we come!

3Doodler Start+ Essentials 3D Pen Set

What other gift ideas for tweens have you got up your sleeve?  Do let us know in the comments below!  What else would you like to see on our guide?

Looking for more Christmas inspiration?

And be sure to check out our gift guides for everyone on your list – we’ve got inspiration for everyone from the littlies to the teens, cooks to the athletes, Mum friends, pet lovers, and so much more.

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