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The Ultimate List of Christmas Gift Ideas for 13 Year Old Girls

Now that she's officially a teenager her Christmas gift list may look very different. No more toys, now it's more about the trends. Here are eight holiday gift ideas your 13-year-old girl is sure to love.
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Updated: December 1, 2022

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As much as we love them, teenage girls are hard to shop for. Especially 13-year-old girls. They’re on the cusp of teenager and tween. Some girls have already moved past the things of childhood, ready to embrace their blossoming adolescence. Others are still lingering in that in-between space. 

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If you’re struggling to shop for the 13-year-old girl in your life, these gift ideas are a great starting point. From practical to fun to inspiring, these eight Christmas gift ideas for 13-year-old girls have you covered.

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Practical Gifts for 13-Year-Old Girls

Clocky Alarm Clock on Wheels

Getting up for school is hard for some kids, but this alarm forces them to not only wake up, but get out of bed. This robot alarm clock will ensure the teen girl in your life gets up and gets out of bed. Since Clocky is on wheels, it will roll away, hide, and even jump up to three feet. Plus the beeps are super loud, which means even the heaviest sleeper will get up. Clocky even comes in five different colors. 

Buy it here.

JBL GO2 Waterproof Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker 

What teen girl doesn’t want to have a portable speaker? This bluetooth speaker (that also has an audio cable input) has a five hour lifespan. Since it’s waterproof, they can take it in the bath, to the pool, or the beach. It even has a noise cancelling speakerphone, but unless you want to hear their conversations, might not want to share that. The speaker comes in 12 different colors, including blue, rose gold and black.

Buy it here.

Honsky Portable Desk Stand 

Do you know a girl who loves to multitask? This desk stand is perfect. Coming in seven colors including pink, gold, and black, it holds everything from a phone to an e-reader easily. And what’s best? You can still charge your device while it’s in the holder. 

Buy it here.

Fun Gifts for 13-Year-Old Girls

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera and Accessory Bundle 

One of the best things about being a teenage girl is hanging with your friends and taking a bunch of silly pictures. The popular instant camera comes in ice blue and has an adapter for close up shots. It also comes with a case that you can leave on the camera and still use. There is a selfie lens, four color filters and sticker borders for photos. 

Buy it here.

HiSayee LED String Lights 

Twinkle fairy lights are pretty popular with teenage girls. And the coolest thing about these waterproof LED fairy lights is that they have clips on them. Meaning, they can use them to hang pictures or other things they want to display in their room. This particular string is 7.2 feet, but there are other sizing and styling options.

Buy it here.

Inspiring Gifts for 13-Year-Old Girls

Teen Trailblazers: 30 Fearless Girls Who Changed the World Before They Were 20 

Does the girl in your life need a little inspiration? This book tells the stories of girls we don’t always hear about, including Claudette Colvin, a 15-year-old girl who refused to give up her seat on the bus nine months before Rosa Parks, and Sybil Ludington, a 16-year-old girl who warned of the British invasion during the Revolutionary War, riding twice as far as Paul Revere. 

Buy it here.

Motivational Quote Bangles 

This set of three bracelets containing different motivational quotes is a perfect reminder when the girl in your life needs a little confidence boost. Each bracelet is stainless steel and adjustable.

Buy it here.

The Teen Girl’s Survival Guide

What 13-year-old girl doesn’t need a book to help her navigate the difficulties of her teen years. In this book, a psychologist gives readers 10 tips to help them navigate the complexities of friendship at this age. 

Buy it here.

Looking for more gift ideas? Consider these sustainable gift ideas for teens and everyone else on your list this year.

Sa'iyda Shabazz

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