Looking for stocking stuffer ideas for tweens? You’re sure to find something here that will bring a sparkle to your tween’s eye on Christmas morning.
philosophy lip shine
Tweens will love philosophy’s fun sheer and semi sheer lip glosses leaves the lips feeling emollient along with high flavour and high gloss. Perfect for an introduction to make up without the look of make up. Choose from a variety of delicious flavours like Candy Sprinkles or Cinnamon Buns. $13.00.
Enter our Philosophy giveaway (ends December 11th)
Powered by electro-magnetic propulsion, this swimming fish propels itself to explore its environment. The colourful Hexbug Aquabot offers kids the fun experience of having a pet fish, without all the messy clean-up. Mastermind Toys $8.95
Mini Hand Sanitizers from Bath & Body Works
With scents like Candy Cane Bliss, Vanilla Bean and Winter Cranberry, keeping germs away has never smelled so sweet. You may want to pick up a few of these mini hand sanitizers for yourself too! Bath & Body Works $1.75 or 5 for $5
This Original 3-D Crystal Puzzle features a uniquely shaped, interlocking, translucent, crystalline puzzle that gives puzzling a whole new dimension. Also available: a Pink Crystal Heart 3-D puzzle. Mastermind Toys $10.95
These cute cat and penguin eye masks will help tweens fall asleep faster, which hopefully means they will be easier to wake up in the mornings! Bath & Body Works $15.
Minecraft afficiandos will love this Minecraft pickaxe touchscreen stylus that works on most touchscreen devices, like their smartphone or tablet. Chapters $19.99
Glitter Heart Wall Chargers
Tweens know it’s all about the glitter and if they own an iPod, iPad or iPhone 4/4S, they will love charging their device in style. Other styles including rainbow and rhinestone also available. Claire’s $16.50
If your tween has discovered the fun of Rainbow Loom, then they’re likely going to need refills – and lots of them! A package (or two or three) of refill bands in assorted colours are sure to be appreciated. Mastermind $4.49 – $4.99
A trio of luscious mini Body Butters, in some of the Body Shop’s most popular fruity flavours – Strawberry, Mango and Satsuma. The cute cracker box makes it a great stocking filler. Made with Community Fair Trade cocoa butter from Ghana. The Body Shop $16
An extra set of ear buds is always handy, and tweens will love these Angry Birds Tweeters stereo headphones from Gear4. ToysRUs Reg. $29.99 on sale for $12.98
Sally Hansen Nail Art Pen
Tweens will have fun expressing themselves by making designs on their nails. Easy to use – just press pen point to activate nail color and start designing. Available in a wide range of colours. Shoppers Drug Mart $8.99
Once kids hit the tween years they seem to have an urge to shop, and they like to pick out their own stuff. Let them pick out some of their own entertainment (subject to parental guidelines!) with a gift card from iTunes or Chapters.
Be sure to enter our giveaway for a $50 iTunes card before December 11th!
NHL Rubik’s Cube
The classic Rubik’s Cube is the incredibly addictive, multi-dimensional challenge that has fascinated puzzle fans around the world since 1980. Now available in many variations, including ones featuring NHL teams like the Maple Leafs – perfect for a hockey fan! Puzzlemaster.ca $20.99
EOS Smooth Sphere Lip Balm
An all-natural lip balm that delivers the perfect balance of flavour and moisture. The limited edition holiday ornament 3 pack features Vanilla Bean, Pomegranate Raspberry and Sweet Mint flavours. Shoppers Drug Mart $9.99
Personalized Labels from Mabel’s Labels
With all of the new gadgets and gear your tween may be asking for this year, you want to be sure none of it gets lost. Personalized labels from Mabel’s Labels can help tweens keep track of everything from hockey equipment to tech gear.
Enter our giveaway to win a Mabel’s Labels Tween Pack before December 12th.
About Kathy Sima
Kathy is a blogger and freelance writer and mom of two teens who gave up her career as a financial advisor when her son was diagnosed with autism at age 3. When it comes to parenting, Kathy truly believes there is strength in numbers and knows that sharing stories and strategies with other parents has helped keep her sane (so far!)