The Ultimate List of Christmas Gifts for 11 Year Olds

Updated: February 12, 2020
If your 11-year-old girl is no longer into toys, but isn't quite excited by the same things the teens are, this gift guide will make your shopping a breeze this holiday season.
11-year-old girl opening Christmas gifts

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Eleven years old can be a tricky age; they are in-between adolescence and their teenage years. Transition years can be challenging for both the child and the parents. 

Shopping for a child at this age can certainly seem like a daunting task. You want to get something they will appreciate and like, but don’t want to upset or offend them.

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

I have laid out a full proof list of gift ideas for both 11-year-old girls and boys that are sure to put a smile on their face and hopefully keep attitudes at bay! 

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Christmas Gifts for 11-Year-Old Girls

Artie 3000

Artie is a coding robot using multiple programs and is a super fun combination of art and coding. This gift is great for the girls who enjoy art and also a challenge. 

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The Alpha Kids Nail Polish

nail polish for 11 year olds

These polishes are vegan, cruelty-free, non-toxic, and free of the 10 most harmful ingredients. There are seven bright colors and they dry fast. The best part is these nail polishes are for all kids, promoting creativity, individuality, and pushing fun without the stereotypes. 

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Smartlab Toys Tiny Baking

Bake real pies, cakes, and pizza using teeny tiny tools. It comes with 17 tools and a recipe book. This is so cute and what is not better in a mini version? Kids will have such a fun time baking their own treats and snacks in mini versions. 

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Singing Machine Carpool Karaoke 

The whole family will have a blast recreating favorite James Cordon carpool videos. It comes with wireless connection, built-in streaming, and built-in long-lasting batteries. 

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Invisible Think

This is a hilarious party game that requires invisible drawing. Spin the spinner to see who has to wear the glasses, drawer draws the card, then the players have to race to guess the invisible drawing before the timer goes off. 

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Prograce Waterproof Video Camera

This kids action camera has built-in 40 photo frames, seven colorful video modes, four times digital zoom, burst shooting, times laps, face recognition and much more. Kids will love making videos solo or with their friends. 

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I am 11 & llamazing Journal

Every girl needs a journal for all her thoughts, aspirations, and goals. 

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Selieve Walkie Talkies

These walkie talkes provide long range communication within three miles and 22 channels. This gift is totally ageless, and any kid will have a blast. A must have for all sleepovers and hang out sessions. 

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101 Things Every Girl Should Know

Editors of Faithgirlz is a collection of advice for young teen girls to take charge and be confident. Kids are more apt to take advice from peers then they are from their parents, so might as well give them a positive book written by their peers to help them along in their adventures. 

Buy it here.

50 Best Mad Libs

I am sorry, but these never get old. This is one of those activities that is timeless and can be enjoyed through multiple generations, ages, and friendships. Fill out over 125 of the funniest Mad Libs and have a blast while doing it. 

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Christmas Gifts for 11-Year-Old Boys

Eleno Teach Tech Tobbie

This robot is programable with kids being able to build it themselves and it has 12 programs to start off with to download so the fun can begin right away. For advanced coders, this can be coded using JavaScript and Python. A great choice for kids who love technology.

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Velocity Pro Pogo

Featuring bat wing handle bars and rubber grips, it has just what is needed to perform advanced tricks. This is the perfect toy to get your 11-year-old out of the house and breathing the fresh air. 

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PicWits! Board Game

This is a hilarious card game where you take turns being the judge, comparing comical pictures. Players have to try to match their picture cards with the judge’s captions and the judge pics the best match. Great for those days and nights when you kid has friends over. 

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Prograce Waterproof Video Camera

Similar to the option in the girls’ list, your kid will have so much fun using this with friends or solo!

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Capture the Flag

Give him a fun nighttime activity to get the kids playing and interacting, instead of using screen time. It can be played in a small group of four or a large group of 20. 

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The Manual to Middle School

This is the “Do this, not that” survival guide for guys. With changing bodies and a flux of hormones, there is bound to be difficult learning situations, this is a great advice book for boys. 

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Gaming Headset

Noise canceling headphones with speaker piece that works on all major consoles will keep any gamer fully immersed without bugging their parents, a win win!

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For Boys Only, The Biggest, Baddest Book Ever 

This book is filled with interesting facts from how to wrestle off an alligator, to how to land an airplane in an emergency, and how to escape from being tied up. This book is perfect for the adventurous kid who loves to learn about the facts of life. 

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Activ Life 2-Tire Pack LED Bike Wheel

This is one of the hottest new items and seen on many news channels. Not only does it increase safety, with visibility from all directions, but these are super cool and look awesome while moving. Choose from eight different bright colors! Fits toddler to adult bikes, and is easy to install and requires no tools. 

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3D Drawing Printing Printer Pen

Kids will have such a fun time turning their imaginations into reality with this kid-safe 3D printer. 

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Looking for more gift ideas? Check out our favorite gifts for 10-year-old girls.