They may be growing up, but preteens still love to open presents. We’ve pulled together the top 10 most crowd-pleasing birthday gifts for your favorite 9-, 10-, 11- and 12-year-olds so you don’t have to.

Top 10 Birthday Gifts for Kids Ages 9-12


1. Book: The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy

Amazon, $7.50


2. The Ultimate Card Magic Set

Amazon, $39.95


3. Force1 UFO 4000 LED Mini Drone

Amazon, $29.70


4. Light-up Terrarium Kit

Amazon, $24.99


5. Paracord Charm Bracelet Making Set

Amazon, $22.95


6. Aukfa Robot Toy

Amazon, $49.99


7. Snap Circuits Snaptricity

Amazon, $30.99


8. pindaloo Skill Toy

Amazon, $21.90


9. HOMOFY 40PCS Castle Magnetic Blocks

Amazon, $24.99


10. Catan The Board Game

Amazon, $42.61


Prices are subject to change.

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