28 Gifts For 11 Year Old Girls That’ll Make Them Feel Special

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    Not a little girl any longer, but not quite a teenager yet either. Tweens are hard to buy gifts for. It’s a delicate balance between choosing something not too “babyish” but not too grown-up either. But we have 28 gifts for 11-year-old girls that will make them feel special.

  1. Fujifilm Instax Mini
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    Physical selfies! This camera is similar to a Polaroid camera for those who remember them. The Fujifilm Instax Mini has a lens that can focus as close as two feet away and a built-in flash for great pictures even in low-light conditions. In addition, the viewfinder offers an integrated target spot for image composition, and the exposure counter shows how many photos remain in the film pack. 

  3. Photo Clip Fairy Lights
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    This photo clip fairy light string is the perfect way for her to display all of the fun photos she takes with her Instax Mini! The string is 33 feet long, with 100 LED warm white LED battery-operated lights. In addition, there are 60 clear clips to hang the photos or postcards from and a timer with eight lighting modes. 

  5. Flamingo Neon Night Light
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    This neon light is a unique gift that a tween girl will love. The flamingo light is made of flexible silicon LED neon strip lights, not the glass tubes like old-school neon lights, and is powered by 3 AA batteries (not included) or a USB cable. 

  7. Slime and Putty Lab
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    This is like Play-Doh for older kids! This kit from National Geographic includes eight different types of slime and putty; magnetic, fluffy, glow in the dark, liquid, color-changing, snotty, bouncing, and one DIY glow-in-the-dark slime lab. The set includes lots of neat facts about the different properties of each component. It’s educational, fun, and a little bit gross! 

  9. Karaoke Microphone
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    Karaoke sleepover! This wireless microphone is a karaoke party anywhere an 11-year-old girl venture! The microphone can be synched with any Bluetooth-enabled device to sing along with the tunes on Pandora, iTunes, Spotify, or any other music streaming service. This microphone makes a great birthday gift. 

  11. Hair Chalk 
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    Those middle school, pre-teen years are a fun time to experiment with different hairstyles but a little young for the commitment of hair dye. These hair chalks are a great, non-committal way to change hair colors on a whim. There are ten different colors, three light-up hair extensions, and DIY glitter hair gel. All of the components are washable and non-toxic. 

  13. Woodland Animals Craft Kit
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    The best gift ideas are those that can introduce her to a lifelong hobby. This cute sewing craft kit can encourage her to take an interest in sewing. The kit includes everything needed to craft 12 adorable little plush animals including pre-cut shapes, thread, safe, plastic sewing needles, and easy-to-follow instructions. 

  15. Marble Run Stem Toy
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    STEM toys encourage girls to develop an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math and they’re fun for the whole family! This game has 60 challenges meant to develop critical skills as she plays her way through challenges that build spatial reasoning and planning skills. 

  17. Deluxe Art Set
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    Remember how excited you were to get a brand new box of 64 Crayola Crayons? Imagine getting this as a Christmas gift! Foster her inner Frieda Kahlo with this deluxe art set. The set contains 82 pieces including an easel, colored pencils, oil pastels, watercolors, paint brushes, sketch pads, and more. 

  19. Fashion Design Sketch Portfolio
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    If your artist has an eye for fashion, she’ll love this gift. The portfolio includes 40 sketch sheets pre-printed with the model’s silhouettes to help beginners get the hang of drawing fashion designs, four stencils, and more than 100 stickers to help her accessorize and customize her sketches. 

  21. Harry Potter Complete Set
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    The best gift for 11-year-old girls is a Hogwarts acceptance letter but the next best thing is the complete set of Harry Potter books, take a bit of the sting of rejection away! This set contains all seven of the beloved books that will introduce her to a magical world. But, of course, it’s a great gift for 11-year-old boys too! 

  23. Necklace
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    This necklace is rose-gold plated stainless steel with a 16-inch chain. The bar can be engraved with any letter you choose. This necklace is a lovely choice for her first “grown up” piece of jewelry. 

  25. Bath Bombs
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    These bath bombs are a cool gift because, unlike more traditional bombs, they come in fun shapes! In addition, the bombs are made from natural ingredients like shea butter and essential oils. The scents include sweet orange, rose, coconut, lavender, eucalyptus, ocean, grapefruit, lemon, and strawberry. 

  27. Crystal Jelly Lip Balm
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    These are the coolest lip balms ever! The balms contain gold flakes and a tiny dried flower inside. These are “mood” lip balms. They change colors and look different on each wearer. The colors are very subtle, though, with varying shades of light pink and very sheer. They are also very moisturizing. 

  29. LED Lights for Bikes
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    These LED lights are a fun way to keep her safe and make her bike stand out! The lights attach to bike tires and are waterproof. Each box contains enough lights for one tire. The lights fit toddler bikes all the way up to 29-inch adult bikes so make a great gift for a 7-year-old, 8-year-old, 9-year-old, 10-year-old, pretty much anyone on your gift list who rides a bike! And they require no tools or gadgets to install. 

  31. Magnetic Dartboard
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    All of the fun of playing darts with none of the risk of someone losing an eye! The dartboard is reversible so there are two games on one board and it includes 16 darts. The game can be played inside or outside. The board is more strongly magnetized than a lot of similar products so the darts don’t slide off. 

  33. Square Root T-Shirt
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    This t-shirt is a great gift for an 11-year-old girl who is a little math prodigy! It will help her find her fellow prodigies. The t-shirt is available in several sizes and colors. 

  35. Pony Tail Beanie
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    The struggle is real between being warm and having fabulous hair. This beanie is the perfect gift for an 11-year-old girl who rocks that high ponytail! The hat is made of 100% acrylic, stretchy, and fits kids aged from two to thirteen. The hat is available in several colors. 

  37. LED Light Up Gloves
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    Staying warm can be fun with these light-up gloves! The gloves are made of cotton and the batteries are replaceable. There are a variety of colors and light modes to choose from and the controls are inside the gloves. These will make outdoor ice skating at night even more fun! 

  39. Hoodie 
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    Meow! This cute hoodie features a snoozing kitty cat and the hood has little cat ears. The hood has a drawstring and the hoodie has a kangaroo pouch pocket. The hoodie is available in black and grey and in several sizes. 

  41. Pod Swing Chair
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    This chair will be a hit with an 11-year-old girl, an 8-year-old girl, a 13-year-old girl, any kid really! The chair can be used inside or outside and makes a cozy, swinging cocoon, a perfect spot to curl up with a book. The swing can be mounted from a ceiling beam or a tree branch and can hold up to 176 pounds. 

  43. Fire HD 10 Tablet
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    At 11, she may be a little young for an expensive laptop computer so a tablet makes a nice compromise. The tablet is Alexa-enabled, it can be used to play music, watch movies, TV shows, and videos, read books, play games, and more. The tablet is full HD, 32 GB, comes with a charger, and holds a charge for up to ten hours. 

  45. Crystal Water Bottle
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    This water bottle elevates the act of staying hydrated! The glass bottle is made from Borosilicate Glass so it’s sturdy, an all-natural bamboo cap and bottom, and actual amethyst crystals. The neoprene sleeve protects the bottle and can keep the contents hot or cold so it’s great for hot drinks as well as cold ones. The bottle holds 15 ounces. 

  47. Tea Drops
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    I love giving Tea Drops as gifts; they’re so beautiful and unique. Most people have never seen them! They are little morsels of loose-leaf herbal teas, lightly sweetened and in cute little shapes. Pour boiling water over the drops, stir, let it steep, and enjoy! There is no caffeine, so they’re safe for tweens. The tea dregs can be drunk and contain lots of healthy antioxidants. This set includes 25 drops in five flavors. 

  49. Llama Tote Bag
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    I feel like llamas are just now having a moment. What took us so long to realize how cute they are! This canvas tote bag features an adorable llama against a floral background. The tote bag can be used as a school bag, an overnight bag, a beach bag, or anywhere llamas are welcome, which is everywhere. 

  51. Card Game


    This is a family game that will make an excellent activity for game night. The cards are a series of questions designed to help kids learn the vital art of making conversation. It’s also a perfect way for parents or other family members and kids to get to know each other better. 

  53. Journaling Set
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    Keeping a diary never seems to fall out of favor with tweens and teenage girls. This is a complete journaling set with a notebook with an undated planner, lined and unlined paper, a stationery set, stickers, gel pens, and an eraser. 

  55. Washi Tape
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    Washi tape is really neat if you’ve never seen it. It’s kind of papery and while it adheres, it doesn’t leave a residue. It’s thin and translucent and beautiful and fun! The tape can be used to decorate journals, notebooks, laptops, backpacks, and more. This set contains 20 rolls, each is 15mm wide and four meters long.