We all know that chocolate is the go-to gift for Valentine’s day, but sometimes you want to give something a little extra. In our quest to put together awesome gift guides for tweens – we have pulled together some sweet Valentine’s Day gifts that older kids are going to love.
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As we know, finding gifts for older kids can be a challenge. They are too old for those childhood toys and too young for older things. Finding the sweet spot of gift giving can lead to some pretty fun options. Our Valentine gifts for tweens is filled with something for everyone. We’ve included simple and inexpensive gifts that your kids are going to love.
12 Fun Valentine Gifts for Tweens
Stuffed Toys – Yep, even those older kids love a sweet stuffed animal. The Pikmi Pop line of stuffies are colourful, come in fun packaging and are super squishy. We especially love this rainbow doughnut stuffy.
Valentine Baking Kit – If you have a kid who loves to bake this Wilton Valentine Glitter Cupcake Decorating kit is for your kid. The kit includes; sprinkles, cupcake liners, cupcake toppers and icing tips. This Wilton Valentine Heart Cookie Kit is another great option for kids of all ages.
Books Are Always Best – Yep, even younger kids love sweet romance stories. We love everything that Raina Telgemeier writes, her book Drama touches on tween crushes and friendships very well. If your tween loves the musical Hamilton, then this they will love Alex & Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz. This trilogy brings to life the romance that grows between Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuylar during the birth of America. Pick up the box set of author Jenny Han’s popular To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before. The book was made into a Netflix movie and the second book, P.S. I Love You is coming soon. A very sweet and comical love story…just like real life.
Stickers – Is your tweens water bottle covered in stickers? Yep, the kids love putting stickers on everything. Here is a fun collection of 35 colourful and trendy stickers that your tween can stick anywhere and everywhere.
Chocolates – Well, as I said you cannot go wrong with chocolates. A beautiful heart shaped box of Godiva chocolates is a very special gift to give. Keep the heart shaped box and it can turn into a jewelry box or used for craft supply storage.
Heart Locket Necklace – If you are looking for a meaningful gift for your tween, consider a heart locket necklace. We love the simplicity of this sterling silver locket, that can hold a little picture or sweet message inside. What a lovely keepsake to share.
Homemade Bracelet – Don’t forget that handmade gifts are great too. Use wooden beads and letter beads to make a Valentine bracelet for your tween.
Scrunchies – Kids have hair and hair needs scrunchies! We LOVE these super cute heart covered scrunchies and we are pretty sure your tween will love them too.
Bed Filled with Pillows – Tweens are at the age where they like to decorate their personal spaces. Why not gift your tween with a big pile of Valentine pillows. How lovely are these?
Cute Socks – Remember when socks were super boring? Remember when receiving socks as a gift was the worst? Things have changed! These Valentine’s Day socks are going to be worn all year round.
Heart Shaped Soaps – I remember being a kid and loving using the “special soaps”. You know those shaped soaps that mom only put out for company. Well, let the kids use these heart shaped soaps! I love that these are eco-friendly and allergen-free…which is so important for tweens’ skin.
Kisses Make Up Bag – If your tween is into make up then they will love to use these kiss covered, waterproof make up bags. They would also be perfect for holding markers and craft supplies.
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