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16 Cool Gifts Tween Boys & Girls *Really* Want In 2020

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They’re no longer little kids, but they’re not quite teenagers … so what the heck should you gift a tween? Finding the best gifts for tweens is hard, and if you think shopping for kids between ages 9 and 12 is awkward, well, just imagine how they feel. So to save you hours of searching and deliberating, we’ve compiled a list of the best tween gift ideas for boys and girls in that “in-between” phase. These unique gifts take their budding independence into consideration, yet they’re perfectly appropriate for kiddos who are just starting to mature. Whether you’re buying for Christmas, a birthday, or some other occasion, these thoughtful gift ideas — from timeless Harry Potter gifts, to art gifts, to active gifts — are totally cool (and mom-approved, to boot).

So if you’re present-hunting for a kid who’s on the verge of adulthood (or so they think), stay tuned for some awesome ideas that they’re guaranteed to love.

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