Our Gift Guide For Tween Girls 2020

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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 Gift Guide for Tween Girls, we went straight to the horse’s mouth (so to speak) and asked a group of tween girls, and their parents, what was on the Christmas list this year.

We’ve grouped the gifts by category so you can quickly navigate to your tween’s topic of interest. Each of the items comes in at under £100(*), with the vast majority at stocking filler prices or just above.

(*) prices correct as at time of publication.

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Treats

Cocoba Chocolate Hot Chocolate Bombe Cracker

Hot Chocolate Bombe Cracker

Filled with marshmallows, these hot chocolate bombes from Cocoba dissolve when covered in warm milk to give a lovely mug of creamy hot chocolate, complete with toppings! (There’s a vegan version available too.)

Sophie Victoria Joy Popcorn Bowl

Personalised Popcorn Bowl

Sophie Victoria Joy’s personalised popcorn bowls will prevent any future sibling disputes over kernel ownership!

Sweetie Jar

You’re never too old for sweets! Candy Kitten’s vegan sweets are bound to be winner in these cute festive jars. (Jars available in three flavours.)

Chilly's Pink & Green Gradient Waterbottle

Reusable Water Bottle

Reusable bottles are a must-have these days. Chilly’s bottles with their distinctive patterns and leakproof design are the perfect option to keep your tween’s water cold or hot chocolate piping hot.

Naked Marshmallow Toasting Gift Set Festive Edition

Marshmallow Toasting Sets

We absolutely adore these toasting gift sets from The Naked Marshmallow Company and knew our Gift Guide For Tween Girls wouldn’t be complete without it! Pick two flavours from a selection to create the perfect combination for your young person.

Cadbury Personalised Chocolate Bar

Personalised Cadbury

Surely not much beats your very own personalised oversized bar of Cadbury Dairy Milk on Christmas morning?!


Clothes

The Oodie

An Oodie

2020 is most definitely the year of the comfies … and they don’t get much more comfy than the Oodie – an ultra soft fleecy blanket with sleeves! But do get the order in quickly as these are selling like hot cakes.

Pearl & Earl Initial Sweaters

Custom Initial Sweatshirt

Pearl & Earl’s custom star initial sweatshirt is the perfect festive gift. It works just as well over the holidays as it will in the new year, and this classic loose fit top will be ideal for those cold winter days.

Onepiece Marius Onesie 2.0

Onesie

The original onesie company, Onepiece, is a little pricier than some others, but their jumpsuits are great quality, wash well and there’s a huge selection of patterns. If you have a smaller tween, you may get away with a kids size!

Hari & The Gang Hello Candy Pink Hoodie

Hoodie

Keeping with the comfy theme, these gorgeous Hello Hoodies by Hari & The Gang come in a range of pastel colours putting them perfectly on-trend.


Accessories

Lululemon City Adventurer Backpack Mini

City Adventurer Backpack

The City Adventurer Backpack Mini from popular athleisure brand Lululemon is perfect for trips to friends’ houses and carrying equipment at school.

Turtle Doves Fingerless Gloves

Fingerless Gloves

Fingerless gloves are definitely ‘in’ this year. And, they don’t come much more cosy than these cashmere beauties from Turtle Doves. A whole rainbow of colours available, and then some!

United Odd Socks Donut Sock Gift Set

Odd Socks

These donut socks from United Odd Socks are fabulously quirky and will brighten the tips of anyone’s toes!

Johnny Loves Rosie Red Carrie Crossbody Bag

Personalised Cross Body Bag

In a fabulously festive cheery red, this ever popular Carrie Cross Body Bag by Johnny Loves Rosie is just perfect for your young person about town. Personalise with their initials for extra brownie points!

Magic & A Needle Scrunchies

Scrunchies

Making a comeback this year, scrunchies are an ideal stocking filler! Magic & a Needle make each hair band to order and have a great selection of 2020 rainbow-filled fabrics to chose between.

Kate Spade Cherry Clip

Cherry Hair Clip

This fun cherry hair clip by Kate Spade has a little touch of bling to ensure it really will catch the eye!

Skinny Dip London Tie Dye Face Covering

Tie Dye Face Masks

Combining together two key themes we’ve seen in 2020, the tie dye face mask is bright and cheery, and may help encourage any reluctant wearers to don their face covering.


Jewellery

Swarovski Infinity Heart Bracelet

Swarovski Bracelet

This timeless piece from Swarovski is sure to brighten any day. We like the simplicity of the rhodium plated chain with white stone heart. However the brand have a wide range of cute, affordable designs that are definitely worth checking out.

Abbott Lyon Signature Name Necklace

Signature Necklace

Abbott Lyon’s signature name necklaces are so elegant. We love the beautiful rose gold one most – personalised but the handwritten script makes the name element more subtle, and hence design more mature.

Pandora Bracelet

Pandora Charms

Pandora is having its moment right now. And, with such a gorgeous selection of charms to choose between, it’s easy to see why. Add to an existing collection, or start a new tradition of gifting charms by giving the chain and a starter charm or two this year.

Francesca Rossi Designs Enamel Rainbow Personalised Charm Necklace

Personalised Charm Necklace

If you’re looking for something a little lighter on the bank balance, then Francesca Rossi Designs could be just the ticket. This cute personalised necklace, for example, would make a fabulous stocking filler.


Make-Up

Kawaii Bunny Towelling Headband

Headband

You can’t apply make-up without the perfect headband, and this Kawaii Bunny Towelling Headband is just too cute!

Wooden Topz Make Up Brush Pot

Make-up Brush Holder

Wooden Topz’s gorgeous ceramic personalised make-up brush storage pot would make a great addition to any dressing table.

Oscar Charles Mae-Up Brush Set

Make-Up Brushes

Speaking of make-up brushes, this 15-piece vegan-friendly professional set by Oscar Charles is well priced and comes beautifully presented.

Aibesser Hair Dryer Brush

Volumiser Hairdryer Brush

Looking for salon-styled hair without the GHD price tag? The Aibesser hairdryer brush with hot air brush and volumiser may be the solution.

Eye Make-Up Products

Eyeshadow & Mascara

Of course it’s all about the eyes for this season’s make-up. We love this Rimmel London magnif’eyes blush palette – it comes in nude and ‘wow’ palettes too!

For mascara, the classic Maybelline Great Lash mascara makes for a perfect starter product with its smaller wand.

Ciate London Disco Nail Kit

Nail varnish Set

Nail polish was definitely a contender for most requested item as we created our Gift Guide for Tween Girls.

Ciate London’s Disco Nail Kit includes five great tones for plenty of mix and match.

NYX Professional Makeup Butter Lip Gloss

Lipgloss

Balancing price and quality, the NYX Professional Makeup Butter Lip Gloss comes up trumps, and there’s 34 colours to choose between! We love these trio gift sets, available in three colour palettes.


Beauty

Lush Christmas Bliss Gift Set

Bath bombs

You can’t go wrong with a Lush gift set! And, this ethical indulgent Christmas Bliss set ticks all the boxes.

Neal's Yard Remedies Goodnight Pillow Mist

Pillow spray

Neal’s Yard Remedies’ Goodnight Pillow Mist is the ideal bedtime accompaniment to help your tween forget their worries and enjoy a peaceful slumber.

Lancome Miniature Collection Christmas Set

Perfume Collection

Miniature perfume collections are ideal for those still searching for their signature scent. We love this Christmas set from Lancome.

The Body Shop Things Might Get Messy Masking Kit

Face Masks

Zoom spa night anyone? The Body Shop has a lovely triple gift set of masks to enjoy, complete with headband.


Stationery, Crafts & Hobbies

Paperchase Stabilo Pastel Higlighter Set

Pastel Highlighters

It’s all about muted tones when it comes to highlighters this year. And, this pretty set of Stabilo swing cool pastel highlighters will go down a treat.

Kawaii Washi Lovely Girls Creative Pink Washi Tape Set

Washi Tape

Washi tape designs are definitely in vogue. Kawaii Washi has a huge selection of tape sets available so your young person can get designing to their hearts content.

Martha Brook You Totally Got This Notebook

Motivational Notebook

You can’t go wrong with a motivational notebook and we absolutely love this personalisable one, which comes in a variety of colours, by Martha Brook.

Outline Pens

Outline Pens

These pretty outline pens will provide a whole lot of crafty entertainment.

Copper Dot Tie Dye Kit

Tie Dye Kit

Get busy with this tie dye kit from Copper Dot. There’s a cushion cover and canvas bag included to get activities underway.

Honeywell Biscuit Co Rainbow Bagel Bread Kit

Rainbow Bagel Kit

For any budding GBBO contestants, this rainbow bagel kit from Honeywell Biscuit Co. is a perfect gift. An opportunity to learn new skills and create a very on-trend snack for the whole house to enjoy!

Baked In Brownie Mug Mix

Brownie in a Mug

For those that are more focussed on the end product, these microwavable brownies in a mug from BakedIn are a great stocking filler.


Room Scape

Home & Gift Emporium Geometric Wire Photo Display Screen

Wire Display Screen

Home & Gift Emporium’s Geometric Wire Display Screen is the perfect room scape backdrop. Your tween can proudly display favourite photos and messages to admire all day long.

Lights4Fun Warm White LED Micro Fairy Lights

String Lights

Speaking of fairy lights… Ensure that year-round festival feel with this bedroom must-have. We love these LED wire strings from Lights4Fun. (The wire is easier to conceal than traditional thicker plastic cables, leaving the lights seemingly floating in mid-air.)

Temptation Gifts Hanging Door Light

Hanging Door Light

We’re sure this hanging door light will be a huge hit with privacy-seeking tweens and teens! It’s wipe clean as well so messages can vary with mood!

Red Candy Relax Cushion

Embroidered Cushion

This cheerful pom-pom cushion from Red Candy will add a fabulous pop of colour to any bedroom design. Other designs and colours are available.

Blissy Tie Dye Silk Pillowcase

Silk Pillowcase

If you really feel like spoiling your tween this Christmas, then a gorgeous silk pillowcase should be on your list. Blissy have a wide range of colours to choose from. We rather like this tie dye pastel option.

Stackers Jewellery Stand

Jewellery Stand

Keep all jewellery together and safe with these fabulous jewellery stands by Stackers.

The Letteroom Glass Jewellery Box

Glass Jewellery Box

For the jewellery not currently in use, this beautiful rose gold and glass jewellery box from The Letteroom will look elegant on any dressing table. The lid can be personalised too.

Spaire LED Light Up Vanity Mirror

Light-Up Vanity Mirror

Spaire’s LED light-up vanity mirror is great value for money. With both battery and USB charging options, and 2x / 3x magnifying options for those pesky stray brow hairs, it ticks all the boxes.

The Little Boys Room LED Ombre Sparkle Jars


Sparkle LED Ombre Jars

These pretty ombre jars from The Little Boys Room will add a beautiful gentle twinkling of colour to any room design.

Jellycat Amuseables Yule Log

Festive Plush

Ok, your tween may be growing up, but you’re never too old to finish your room design with a smiling plush toy. The Jellycat Amuseables range are just fabulous, and we particularly love the characterful festive treats!


Books & Games

Greta Thunberg's No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference

No One Is Too Small To Make a Difference

Greta Thunberg’s thought-provoking speeches are compiled in this book. From one young person to another, a must-read for this generation.

Kay's Anatomy

Kay’s Anatomy

From the best-selling author of This Is Going To Hurt, Kay’s Anatomy is new for Autumn 2020 and provides a humourous, if somewhat gruesome, introduction to human anatomy. (We think it’s perfect for this age-group, but do take a browse first to check you’re comfortable with all the topics discussed.)

Best of Mad Libs

Mad Libs

A hilarious American classic pen & paper game of ‘fill in the blanks’. This Best Of compendium should keep your tween busy well into the New Year.

Kanoodle

Kanoodle

Rearrange the colourful pieces to create 2D rectangles and 3D pyramids. A brilliant puzzle for any logic-challenge lovers. Kanoodle is a perfect pocket size to travel with as well!

Monopoly Deal

Monopoly Deal

A quick fire card-based version of the board game. Watch the video to understand the rules and get playing. The perfect level of fun and strategic.

Monopoly Friends

Monopoly – Friends Edition

For older tweens who are familiar with the TV series, this is another great twist on the classic game. Could it be any more entertaining?

Harry Potter Cluedo

Harry Potter Cluedo

Continuing the theme of adapting classic games, any Harry Potter enthusiast will be thrilled with this Cluedo set. Players travel by floo powder in your quest to rescue a key character. Careful not to get locked in Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes though!


The World of Tech!

Rydohi Wireless Headphones

Headphones

We’ll leave you to decide whether this is the year to treat your tween to a set of noise-cancelling wireless Beats! However, if you’re looking for an affordable alternative, we would recommend these wireless headphones by Rydohi. They come with their own case, and in a variety of colours.

Lemonade Crystal AirPod Case Silver

Air Pod Cases

Again, we’ll leave the Apple AirPods earbud decision to you! But, if you do decide to go for it, what about adding a bit of bling with a Lemonade Crystal AirPods Case?

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Bluetooth Waterproof Portable Speaker

Portable Bluetooth Speaker

The Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Bluetooth Waterproof Portable Speaker is a great little product which really packs a punch in the sound department! Highly recommended! (Various colours available.)

Syosin LED Ring Selfie Light

LED Selfie Ring Light

Any dedicated selfie lover will have this on their Christmas wish-list! The SYOSIN light comes complete with tripod, remote control and variable brightness / tone settings.

If that’s a bit much, then this clip-on light offers a more portable alternative.

Tinc Mini Boogie Light

USB Disco Light

Create your own instant bedroom disco with this cute USB mini boogie light from Tinc.

Anker PowerCore+ mini

Power Bank

Perfect for power on-the-go! We love this lipstick-sized charger from Anker. It’ll slip neatly into any shoulder or belt bag and avoid any panics when the red battery warning light appears!

Amazon Echo Dot 4th Gen

Echo Dot

Asking Alexa never gets old! And, new for November 2020, Amazon releases their 4th generation Echo Dot, complete with inbuilt LED clock display.

Henry Microfibre Screen Cleaner

Screen Cleaner

The perfect stocking filler for young screen enthusiasts! Who doesn’t love Henry?!


Outside

Nite Ize SpokeLit LED Spoke Lights

LED Bike Spoke Lights

Add a little extra illumination and a whole lot more fun into cycling on those dark winter days with these LED bike spoke lights from Nite Ize.

2pm Light Up Inline Skates

Roller Blades

Also eager to add some more sparkle to dark evenings, these inline skates by 2pm are a great option for any tween who’s missing their roller discos.

The Den Kit Co Make A Pizza For The Birds Kit

Bird Feeder Kit

Make a nutritious pizza for the birds this winter with this lovely set from The Den Kit Company.

Xootz Pogo Stick

Pogo Stick

Get retro and keep your tween fit with this industrial design pogo stick from Xootz.


A couple of last thoughts

YouTubers

Merch!

Anything branded with your young person’s favourite YouTuber is almost guaranteed to be a hit! So get googling those merch stores.

Kids Choice Gift Card

Gift Cards

The quintessential tween gift! Unfortunately a little caution needs to be applied this year as we watch the High Street struggle with the challenges of 2020 (remember gift card holders sit low down the list of creditors if things take a turn for the worse).

That being said, the Kid’s Choice gift card provides a selection of tween-friendly shopping options so it should be a safe winner.


What other tween gifts are a hit in your household? Please let us know and we’ll add them to our Gift Guide for Tween Girls. And don’t forget to check out our other gift guides here.

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