Whether the young girls and boys in your life are into the latest electronics, video games, crafts, jewelry and more, we found great gift ideas for tweens and teens.
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Funko Pop! Funkoverse Strategy Game: Harry Potter
Wingardium Leviosa! Practice your "Harry Potter" spells when you play with Funko Pop! Funkoverse Strategy game; $39.99 at funko.com.
'Carpool Karaoke’ board game
Inspired by the James Corden's jaunts with famous singers and actors, this family board game involves doing celebrity impressions and singing karaoke. For ages 12 and older; $19.99; biggcreative.com.
DIY Unicorn Headphones
Explore what creates sound and learn how sound travels and is measured with these DIY headphones. The set includes one pair of headphones, a unicorn horn, felt pieces, glitter fabric stickers, beads, gems, velcro, sewing kit and more. For ages 8 and older; $24.99; store.goldieblox.com.
Rowan’s Earring Club
Rowan, a tween lifestyle brand, launched monthly earring subscription boxes. The box includes hypoallergenic earrings, an earring stand, earring pouch, collectible cards and other items based on themes that change monthly. For ages 7 and older; boxes priced by earring metal: $19.95/month (sterling silver), $21.95/month (gold vermeil) and $87.95/month (14K gold); heyrowan.com.
Soul Sister Bangle Bracelet
A great gift for a best friend, this handmade bracelet using brass and artisan metals features the words "Soul Sister" with a red heart in the center. It has a hook and catch closure and comes packaged in a gift box; $32; lucadanni.com.
Marvel Legends Series Avengers Electronic Power Gauntlet
Inspired by Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame," fans can have their own power gauntlet. It includes articulated electronic finger joints and six infinity Stones, when activated emit pulsating lights, sounds and phrases from the movie and more. The fingers can be locked in a clenched fist position as well. For ages 18 and older; $99.95; marvel.hasbro.com.
Funko Pop! - Funkoverse Strategy Game: Harry Potter
This strategy game allows players to take some of their favorite Harry Potter characters for head-to-head matches through various scenarios as one of four characters: Lord Voldemort, Bellatrix Lestrange, Hermione Granger and Harry Potter. The game comes with two playable maps, scenario cards, tokens, dice, a map and more. For ages 10 and older; $39.99; funko.com.
Just My Style Scrunchie Maker
These retro-styled hair accessories made a comeback this year, and with this set, kids can make scrunchies at home. It includes the tools, fabrics, sequins, gemstones, cords and glue. For ages 6 and older; $12.97; horizongroupusa.com.
Ruby+Cash Faux Leather Makeup Bag & Organizer
This Target exclusive is a stylish way to carry around all the must-have accessories. With plenty of room to store cosmetics, a smart phone and more, this oversized pouch comes in a variety of colors and cute sayings such as "Sparkle," "Dream," "Flawless" and more; $10; Target stores.
Nerf Elite Fortnite AR-L
Inspired by the popular video game Fortnite, this motorized blaster features a 10-dart clip and 20 Official Nerf Elite Fortnite foam darts. Simply flip up the two sights on the top of the blaster to align the shot. For ages 8 and older; $49.99; nerf.hasbro.com.
Christmas Sweets Shimmer Lip Gloss Set
Add some shimmer all season long with this limited-edition lip gloss set featuring Holiday Cookie, Winter Berry, Pink Gumdrop and Sugar Plum Berry flavors; $24.50; Bath & Body Works.
The Lie Detector Game
Discover who is telling the truth, and who isn't in The Lie Detector Game. It features a special voice analysis designed to detect subtleties in a person's voice with yes or no questions. If you tell the truth, you'll earn points, but a lie gives the point to another player. The set also comes with 64 cards (252 questions). For ages 16 and older; $29.99; shop.hasbro.com.
Using suction cups and pumps, this four-legged bot can crawl along smooth, vertical surfaces like windows. It can move straight, to the left or to the right, and the robot's head can move back and forth. Kids can build four other models using the same components. For ages 8 and older; $39.95; thamesandkosmos.com.
Rose Quartz Good Vibes Bracelet
Find peace and harmony in friendships with this rose quartz stone bracelet. Additional options include blue lapis lazuli to improve self-awareness, aquamarine to quiet the mind and amethyst to reduce stress and anxiety; $14.95 at Paper Source.
More Than Magic Sequins Clutch Unicorn
Perfect for holding a smart phone, money, lipgloss and other small items, this pouch features flip sequins to reveal an image of a unicorn. The clutch is also available in teal sequins that flip to reveal a pink heart or gold sequins that reveal a white star; $10; Target stores.
DIY Light Up Unicorn Pillow
Kids can make a glow-in-the-dark pillow that uses LED lights fired up by a personally-made circuit. The set also comes stickers and tassels for a more customized look. For ages 8 and older; $24.99; goldieblox.com.
Lego Hidden Side Newbury Haunted High School
This set combines regular Lego play with an augmented reality app. The set comes with more than 1,400 pieces, including eight minifigures. Use the app to find and capture ghosts floating around the model. For ages 9 and older; $129.99; lego.com.
Jetson Strike Hoverboard
This self-balancing hoverboard comes with LED lights that make the wheels shine in different patterns, internal sensors to keep kids stable, all terrain tires, anti-slip pads and more. It reaches speeds up to 9 miles per hour and comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. For ages 13 and older; $149.99; ridejetson.com.
Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy-Con
The video game system that can be played at home and taken on the go features two new Joy-Con controllers, which features built-in motion-sensing technology and HD Rumble. The controllers can be inserted into a Joy-Con grip accessory and used as a traditional controller, held in each hand for left and right controls or shared between two players. It also features a 6.2-inch touch screen and more. $299.99; nintendo.com.
Tip of the Tongue
In this fast-paced game, players have to answer trivia questions correctly in two seconds or less. The game features more than 1,000 questions. For ages 12 and older; $19.99; universitygames.com.
Electro Guitar Kit
Build a cardboard guitar and then make it electric, add special effects and produce tracks with this music kit. Use the included pieces to build the electric guitar, which features three rubber band strings. The amplifier sits in a cardboard body kids can fold themselves. For ages 8 and older; $34.99; techwillsaveus.com.
Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty Action Power Paws
Based on the Nickelodeon's series "Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty," these over-sized plush paws are motion activated and feature light-up claws and sound effects. For ages 3 and older; $24.99; rainbowbutterflyunicornkitty.funrise.com.
More Than Magic Fuzzy Ear Muff
Keep warm with these fuzzy ear muffs that feature flip sequins. Available in black with rainbow sequins, red and purple; $10; Target stores.
Pictionary Air Game
A new spin on this classic drawing game, players take a clue card and use the Pictionary Air pen to draw in the air. Point the in-app camera at the illustrator and they will appear (along with their sketch) on a smart device through the Pictionary Air app. Using Apple TV or a similar streaming device, families can display the drawings from their smart device to the TV. The team with the most points after 10 rounds wins. For ages 8 and older; $19.99; mattelgames.com.
Razer Kraken 2019
The Razer Kraken wired headset, now in its third generation, is a righteous fit for gamers who take their play seriously. Seen here in green, it's equipped with a retractable microphone and 50 mm drivers with cooling gel cushions for comfort. $79; razer.com.
Each collectible bracelet comes in a plastic fortune cookie that kids can split open to reveal their new piece of jewelry, and a fortune with an inspiring message. There are 100 bracelets to collect and each comes with a special charm, such as pizza, a four-leaf clover, a starfish and more. For ages 6 and older; $3.99 for a single pack, $11.99 for a 4-pack take-out box; luckyfortune.wowwee.com.
Lego Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle
With this Harry Potter building set, kids can build a replica of the famous Hogwarts castle featured in the film series. The set has more than 6,000 pieces including minifigures of Godric Gryffindor , Helga Hufflepuff, Salazar Slytherin and Rowena Ravenclaw, 27 microfigures and more. For ages 16 and older; $399.99; lego.com.
With this five-step collectible stones game, kids roll, toss and scope stones until someone wins. The goal for each step is to toss one stone in the air and then scoop up a set number of stones before the stone falls back down. There are more than 150 stones to collect. For ages 8 and older; $9.99; gamerox.mgae.com
My Robotic Pet - Tumbling Hedgehog
With this 172-piece set, kids can build a robotic hedgehog, which comes with a built-in sound sensor and reacts to different sounds. It can tumble, roll, spin, bristle its spines and surry around. Different patterns of claps determine what the hedgehog will do, for example, roll into a ball and tumble backwards. Its eyes also light up with LEDs. For ages 7 and older; $39.95; thamesandkosmos.com.
Vega 2-n-1 Transforming Electric Scooter
This Target exclusive electric scooter easily transforms into a mini bike. It features a hight-adjustable handlebar, thumb control throttle and speeds up to 10 miles per hour. For ages 8 and older; $299.99; target.com.
Blinger Diamond Collection
The Blinger kit helps make everything sparkle. It comes with high-quality rhinestones that can stick to clothes, hair, paper and much more. The rhinestones vary in size, color and shape to spice up any outfit and create one-of-a-kind looks. The set comes with 75 gems. For ages 6 and older; $19.99; wickedcooltoys.com.
Home Alone Board Game
Inspired by the popular Christmas movie "Home Alone," kids can now pretend to be Kevin and help fight off the Christmas burgulars or team up as the Wet Bandits to try to steal the holiday goods. For ages 8 and older; 19.95; biggcreative.com.
Thinking Putty Puzzle
Crazy Aaron's popular Thinking Putty is already a fun toy, but this puzzle lets children use it to think even harder, with 60 logic challenges that run from beginner-to-expert level. The set comes with six different Thinking Putty colors, including a ThinkFun exclusive. For ages 8 and older; $29.99; thinkfun.com.
Cool Maker GO GLAM Nail Stamper
With this at home nail salon set, kids can creatively decorate their nails in a few easy steps. Included in the kit are five press on nail patterns (unicorns, cupcakes, flamingos and more), two non-toxic GO GLAM nail polish base coats and one shiny top coat. Simply pop a pattern into the machine, insert finger into the machine's stamper and then press the button on top to stamp on the pattern. For ages 8 and older; $24.99; spinmaster.com.
Classic Pinball Board Game
This Target exclusive board game brings back the classic arcade game. Kids can play alone or against a friend as the 10 balls jump ramps, hit targets and score points. For ages 8 and older; $34.99; target.com.
Record & Remix Kit
Kids can build a sound sampler, hook up the speaker, record a sound and turn it into music using the keyboard. Then, using the online music studio, kids can record their tracks and share them with friends. For ages 8 and older; $34.99; techwillsaveus.com.
This Bluetooth speaker can be stationed for group listening, or you can bring it with you on the go for playtime of up to four hours.The mini speaker also has a built-in selfie remote control function to capture memories anywhere. $49. More information: justfashionit.com.
Game Night in a Can
This all-in-one game night set comes with a mix of 30 creative challenges, games of skill and more. Some games include creating new animal species for Noah's Ark, competitively flying paper airplanes, drawing cat getting into trouble and more. $30. More information: amazon.com.