Tweens are a notoriously picky bunch. Between soccer practice, piles of homework, and way too much texting, their world is a tangle of fast-paced tech and childhood pursuits—and their tastes are just as complicated.
If your gifts have fallen flat in years past, avoid that all-too-common eye roll with one of these tween-friendly ideas. For the girl-on-the-go, we found adorable texting gloves, mix-and-match bracelets, and a personalized beauty organizer. The mischievous young man in your life gets a remote-controlled helicopter, a headphone beanie, and a comic book anthology.