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To simplify the struggle that is shopping for tweens, we've rounded up a list with everything you need to make an 11-year-old smile. From an electric powered scooter to a new way to play Pictionary, these picks won't disappoint!
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- Bestselling gifts for 11-year-olds
- Best toys for 11-year-olds
- Best games for 11-year-olds
- Best tech gifts for 11-year-olds
- Best clothing and jewelry gifts for 11-year-olds
- Best unique gifts for 11-year-olds
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Bestselling gifts for 11-year-olds
Host your very own karaoke jam with this Bluetooth-enabled portable microphone.
This faux fur chair is easy to inflate and perfect to sit in when studying or playing video games.
3. Echo Dot
The new Echo Dot with LED clock display is here — and the possibilities are endless. Your kids can ask for the weather, play music or set an alarm clock to get up for school!
Unboxing is hot this year! Unwrap each capsule to find a sassy member of the Unicorn Squad.
This electric-powered scooter amps up their ride, hitting speeds of up to 10 mph for up to 25 minutes of continuous ride time.
Best toys for 11-year-olds
This scented, squishy slime comes in four awesome colors and each contains a surprise collectible Cutie inside!
There are over 1000 possible ways to customize this ultimate blaster. The pack comes with a blaster, 48 foam darts, three practice cans and a Ninja dog tag.
Kids love a surprise! Here's a chance to hatch and train their very own baby dragon Toothless from "How to Train Your Dragon." Feed Toothless, teach him how to fly and watch him come to life with movements and interactive sounds!
This cool Lego set is based on the action game, "Overwatch."
Best games for 11-year-olds
Pictionary came out with a take on the popular game — but this time they can draw in the air! Have fun taking turns drawing the clues while your teammates guess the images.
One-up your opponent in this exciting word-stacking game.
Best tech gifts for 11-year-olds
Wireless Galaxy buds are great for listening to music and talking on the phone.
2. Sphero Edu
The Sphero is way more than just a robot. Paired with the Sphero app, your child can learn how to program it to perform different activities like having a dance party.
These headphones can last all day with up to 40 hours of battery life. They can control their music and activate Siri — all without touching their phone!
Best clothing and jewelry gifts for 11-year-olds
This clothing subscription box takes the guesswork out of buying for your tween. Each box contains three or four items, creating a fully coordinated outfit right down to the shoes! Sign up for a monthly subscription and get a new outfit each month. The first box is just $39, while subsequent boxes are $60 and ship every two months.
They'll have fun wearing their favorite emojis as rings!
This short little bootie is totally adorable and is made of soft suede for a natural look.
These suede and sheepskin slippers can be worn inside or outside year-round.
Get your all-star geared up for the season with these new lacrosse cleats.
Add a little chalk and they can customize their own T-shirt. From writing their favorite phrases to drawing a picture, the sky's the limit!
Best unique gifts for 11-year-olds
This cool tumbler by the very popular Hydro Flask brand keeps beverages cold up to 24 hours or hot for up to six hours.
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This gift guide was originally published on Nov. 8, 2018.
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