10 Great 12th Birthday Gift Ideas

    5th October, 2019

Nothing but the very best for you, my dear! Check out these 10 great birthday gifts for 12 year olds.

One more year. One more year and they'll be a teen! Where did the time go?! Unfortunately, there are no time machines on this list to rewind back to that cuddly phase or the 'kids say the darndest things' phase. But there are 10 great 12th birthday gift ideas that any tween will love!

Elephantasm Complete 31-Inch Skateboard

The board itself is a good board for a beginner. It’s sturdy, posseses decent grip tape and displays a really popping design. Bought this for my kids christmas present and they love it. It is made very well with wheels that roll really smooth. The graphics on the bottom are a hit.

This cool skateboard is made from ply Canadian maple. The Skateboards Elephantasm Complete 31-Inch Skateboard is a mild concave skateboard, which gives it an excellent control while turning, riding, and doing tricks. This fantastic board makes a lovely 12th birthday gift for kids who like to be adventurous and play sports.

Trivial Pursuit World of Harry Potter Ultimate

The overall quality of the board, the movers and the cards is excellent. Everything is decorated with nice designs and nothing feels cheap.

The USAOPOLY Trivial Pursuit World of Harry Potter Ultimate Edition is a super fun gift for kids from 8 to 15 years old - they just need to be Harry Potter fans! It features 1800 questions from all 8 Harry Potter films, that fall on the categories of locations, magical people, and more. The game includes a custom game board, 4 custom house crest movers, 300 cards and 24 wedges.

Boon Glo Nightlight with Portable Balls

The product itself, it pretty impressive, both my kids love it! The balls when fully inundated with light for a while, stay lit for over an hour when removed from the base. Long enough to put them to sleep. Such a wonderful concept and well executed design. We couldn't be happier and I Hope they continue to make things like this - customer for life!

Great for anyone who likes light at night, The Boon Glo Nightlight with Portable Balls are not electronic, but they are phosphorescent and emit a green glow up to 30 minutes once removed from their base. This interactive nightlight makes an amazing birthday gift for kids who are afraid of monsters at night or just want to see the cool lights change their colors.

Nitendo switch

The combination of high performance and software optimisations creates a portable console that feels just as good as a home console. No sluggish UI or terrible looking graphics. Joycon batteries are insanely good. This is a great console for the family.

Videogames are a must for kids nowadays- that’s why the Nintendo Switch makes a fantastic 12th birthday gift for any young gamer. Kids can enjoy some HD gaming on their TV or undock the console to keep on playing in handheld mode. The bundle includes 2 controllers for some shared fun, the Nintendo Switch console, the Nintendo Switch dock, and a few accessories.

Start Robotics Themed 3D Pen Set for Kids

I ordered these 3-d doodler packs for my son and he has gotten great use out of all of them. He loves having the plates to make different shapes easily and finds new ways to combine the shapes of the different packs I have gotten him.

Kids will love to create two-legged, four-legged, or six-legged walking robots! This fantastic 12th birthday gift for the young robot lover is a must to assist with STEM learning. The 3Doodler Start Licensed Powerpuff Yourself 3D Pen Set for Kids is a tactile learning toy that inspires creativity, planning and design, and building skills, with spatial understanding.

Minecraft Stop-Motion Animation Studio

My son has had so much fun making movies with this toy. We've seen a huge creativity boost and he's learning a lot. Presents for my granddaughter for christmas she absolutely loves them all

Kids who love Minecraft will have an out-of-the-world fun with the Minecraft Stop-Motion Animation Studio. This amazing 12th birthday gift idea combines real-life objects with a super fun mobile app that allows them to aim and shoot, as well as swap out environments to tell a different story. The Studio includes a movie stage, 3 exclusive mini-figures, 6 different backgrounds, a device holder, and more 18 accessories.

LEGO Architecture London Skyline Collection Set

The piece looks beautiful completed. Great set

This epic building set features a detailed model of the London skyline, with 5 iconic landmarks! This cool London LEGO model features the National Gallery, London Eye, Nelson’s Column, Tower Bridge, and Big Ben. The LEGO Architecture London Skyline Collection 21034 Building Set is a fantastic 12th birthday gift for a LEGO lover, it includes 468 pieces and a collectible booklet that discuss the design, history, and architecture of the famous landmarks.

Avengers Hero Inventor Kit

My daughters and I have spent a couple hours experimenting with the Inventor Kit, and have had a great time. The companion app is intuitive and walks you through all of the steps of creating circuits, testing them, and then customizing them.

A fun gift for kids who love the Avengers movies, this toy turns them into superheroes. Suitable from age 8 through to 15, kids will be able to create unique superhero identities and powers, with electronic building blocks that snap together to turn circuits into inventions.

littleBits Rule Your Room Kit

It has a lot of potential, and it's very versatile. It's a great creative toy. You can make art out of it. You can use it to build. The sky's the limit.

This fantastic invention kit minimizes screen time for both kids and teens - any child wanting to take some control over their room will love it. The littleBits Rule Your Room Kit helps kids and teens develop engineering and problem-solving skills while creating interactive inventions that combine the kit with anything they already own. This fun gift for teens inspires them to make many inventions but gives them step-by-step instructions for 8 of them, with a bonus challenge.