21 Awesome 11th Birthday Gifts

    28th September, 2019

Tried, tested and true. These 11th birthday gift ideas won't let you down!

"How was your day?" "Fine" "What did you do?" "I don't know" "How do you not know what you did today?" "I don't know" Sound familiar? We're having 11 year old us flashbacks! Shopping for an 11 year old can be just as challenging as having a post-school conversation with them! Don't stress, we've polled and listened to the talkitive ones, and come up with this awesome list of fun gifts for tweens.

Laser Tag Set Toys and Carrying Case

This Set is a Must for Group Activity Fun. Dynasty toys assure that there was no disruption in play and made every effort to make sure we were satisfied. I would certainly buy from them again, and highly recommend it.

Kids love to hang out with their friends and play Laser Tag! The Laser Tag Multiplayer 4 Pack is an excellent 11th birthday gift for those who would want to play in 4 different settings: play on the same team or in a 1v1v1v1 Free-For-All Battle. It features a carrying case so that kids can play anywhere they want.

Ourlife Kids Waterproof Camera with Video Recorder

Camera itself is great, my little boy loves it. Surprised at the quality of the photos! Easy to use and connect to my laptop.

The Ourlife Kids Waterproof Camera with Video Recorder is one of the best first cameras for kids and makes a lovely 11th birthday gift. Durable enough to withstand drops, it supports photography and video formats, and features the abilities to delete and replay for both. It has a microSD slot with a maximum support capacity of 32GB.

Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Globe

If you are looking for a way for your kids to learn more about the world, then this is the toy to get. It is so colorful and actually fun to use. My kids are learning more than just geography. They are also learning about animals, nature, and even how many miles are between different cities.

The Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Globe is a fabulous 11th birthday gift for any young geography lover! This talking globe is interactive, and kids can choose where they want to go by using a smart stylus pen with a built-in speaker. The fascinating world of geography, nature, and animals is at the fingertips with this fantastic learning toy for curious little folks.

Flexible Rainbow Keys Piano

Granddaughter loves this. She can put on her headphones and play.

A must for any young piano player, the Flexible Rainbow Keys Piano makes an excellent 11th birthday gift. It is a suitable piano for teaching: it has built-in 128 rhythms, 47 timbre and beats, and 14 demonstration songs. Its unique rainbow color design is gorgeous, and the material is refined from a soft silica gel.

My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope

Good starter microsope for kids. Overall it is easy to use, you can look at simple things like stones, metal coin and also hair and bits of skin, but the fun is to watch very small items, although you need patience in preparing the samples, or just save time and get a pre-made set with most of the nice samples ready to be looked at.

This award-winning microscope is the ultimate 11th birthday gift for the budding scientist. The My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope allows kids to look at 3D objects like rocks and leaves, as well as to view microscope slides. This kit comes with everything needed for some fun when the box is opened. It includes many accessories likes 5 plain slides, 4 prepared slides, 1 concavity slide, cover glass, plastic dropper, lens paper, slide labels, forceps, and many more accessories.

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils, Soft Core

Works perfectly! Love this colored pencils, variety of colors, you can create everything - skin tones, flowers, etc. The package is solid metal so there were no damage to the pencils. Those are real prismacolor pencils and they are great - for beginners and advanced.

Artists have done amazing things with Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils, Soft Core. This excellent 11th birthday gift idea features 72 premium colored pencils, with beautiful colors of different shades, stable and robust leads that can resist cracking and chipping. These artist-quality bright-colored pencils will be a great addition to any kid’s art box.

Mad Cave Bird Games ColorKu

Beautiful board and pieces. Comes with perforated sheets of game cards with all the challenges and a box to hold them. Extremely Fun; Ridiculously Addicting; Great Quality

This is Sudoku without numbers. Mad Cave Bird Games ColorKu is a fantastic alternative to Sudoku fans - instead of using numbers to solve the puzzles, Colorku uses full-colored wooden balls. It makes an excellent 11th birthday gift that features 5 levels of difficulty in an easy-to-set, wooden game board. The game includes 104 puzzle cards, 81 balls in 9 different colors, solutions booklet, a color conversion card, and a storage tray.

Boon Glo Nightlight with Portable Balls

The product itself, it pretty impressive, both my kids love it! The balls when fully inundated with light for a while, stay lit for over an hour when removed from the base. Long enough to put them to sleep. Such a wonderful concept and well executed design. We couldn't be happier and I Hope they continue to make things like this - customer for life!

Great for anyone who likes light at night, The Boon Glo Nightlight with Portable Balls are not electronic, but they are phosphorescent and emit a green glow up to 30 minutes once removed from their base. This interactive nightlight makes an amazing birthday gift for kids who are afraid of monsters at night or just want to see the cool lights change their colors.

DNA Replication and Transcription Set

I purchased this kit for my son's biology class. It was a big hit and he ended up leaving the display for future class. This is a fun, versatile set that can help students learn about DNA structure.

The K’NEX Education – DNA Replication and Transcription Set is a fabulous way that kids can learn about the different molecules and bonds that form DNA and RNA. This fantastic 11th birthday gift idea features 500 sturdy plastic pieces, a turn-key Teacher’s Guide, and a handy red storage tray. This hands-on, screen-free activity can be played by two or three children at the same time.

LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Kit with Remote Control

This is an awesome set and a big hit with the kids. Instructions are well laid out and easy to follow. Great Kit with Huge Learning Opportunity

One of the best available stem gifts for kids, the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 31313 Robot Kit with Remote Control for Kids, allows them to build and code a fully-functional robot that walks, talks, and even plays games and completes tasks. This STEM toy gets everyone to build a robot and learn about engineering.

Bigshot DIY Digital Camera Kit

Easy and simple to assemble. Very prompt shipment and very good price.

Imagine a super fun DIY camera that teaches fundamental concepts in optics, electromagnetism, mechanics, electronics, and image processing to kids. That’s what the Bigshot DIY Digital Camera Kit does. This lovely science gift for kids gets them to tap into their creative potential as a photographer right after they have made the camera themselves. Cool, right?

Laser Maze Logic Game and STEM Toy

My 10 year old son is obsessed with this game. He loves figuring out each maze. It makes him use problem solving skills and logic. This is a great toy for an only child whose parents can't entertain the child every minute. He choses this over video games! Now that is saying something.

This logic game is super easy to learn and poses many challenges for kids. The ThinkFun Laser Maze (Class 1) Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls is a laser maze, that builds reasoning and planning skills with its multilevel challenges, and provides a stealth learning experience for young players. It makes a fantastic science gift for kids who love lasers and problem-solving games.

Nancy B's Science Club AquaScope Journal

Got it for a birthday kid who dreams about to become a marine biologist. Awesome educations and fun toy. Comes with a journal (pictures, projects and notes). Kid was supper happy and looking forward to explore the marine life!

With the Educational Insights Nancy B's Science Club AquaScope and Activity Journal, kids can explore the wonders of life underwater without getting wet. This excellent science gift for kids will get them to head to the shore and explore with a telescoping underwater viewer with 5x magnification featuring built-in LED lights, a ruler, and a thermometer.

Thames and Kosmos Air-Stream Machines Science Kit

The Thames and Kosmos Air-Stream Machines Science Kit uses nothing but air power and some AA batteries to make magic happen. This excellent science gift for kids gets them to build a working hovercraft and many other air-driven vehicles - they can glide across flat waters or smooth floors, on cushions of air.

Snap Circuits Sound Electronics Exploration Kit

My 9 year old son absolutely loves Snap Circuits. He loves to use the instruction book to build/make different designs and has started to explain to me how all the parts fit to make a circuit. I have to admit I'm clueless at how to make any of those but he is obsessed with them and plays with them all the time. They also are very durable.

This amazing sound exploration kit includes DIY projects where kids can understand the nature of sound and build their own instruments. Snap Circuits Sound Electronics Exploration Kit is a lovely science gift for kids who like music, especially. It features a keyboard with an optical theremin and includes echo effects, color changing light, voice recorder, and changer.

GeoSafari Micropro 48-Piece Microscope Set

This is really good value for the money and my daughter loves it. Seems easy enough to use, and the kit that comes with it is great, allowing for beginner exploration to spark the imagination and a desire for more.

Not a toy, but rather a scientific instrument, the Educational Insights GeoSafari Micropro 48-Piece Microscope Set makes a fantastic science gift for kids. The glass eyepieces and power settings provide users with superior precision viewing (from 50x to 600x), and high-quality components make this microscope set great for learning science.

Gskyer Telescope, German Technology Telescope

Bought this as a gift for a very good friend. She was so excited. Telescope was packaged well. Has a very nice carrying case. Lens are each in a case of their own. Very fast delivery ,well packed easy to set up works well ,the grandkids and i just love it

Kids deserve a high-quality telescope to see meteor showers. The Gskyer Telescope, AZ50350 German Technology Telescope is a wonderful gift for kids who love to stargaze. It features 50mm large aperture lens that makes the images brighter and more precise, two replaceable eyepieces and a 3x Barlow lens. The carrying bag is great to keep out dust or to take the telescope and tripod on stargazing travel.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Hobby Rock Tumbler Kit

Works really well and my daughter is having great fun choosing stones from the beach and garden to polish. I was very happy with my purchase of a 'Hobby Rock Tumbler' first stage results were impressive I now look forward to the next and final stages. The kit was complete with a selection of semi precious stones, 4x grit grades and easy to follow instructions.

The NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Hobby Rock Tumbler Kit gets kids to enhance their rock collection or to start a new one. This fantastic science gift for kids includes a tumbler, sifter, learning guide, four polishing grits, plus nine types of real rough gemstones. This tumbler makes even the most irregular rocks look like dazzling gemstones with a simple, one-touch setting.

Trivial Pursuit World of Harry Potter Ultimate

The overall quality of the board, the movers and the cards is excellent. Everything is decorated with nice designs and nothing feels cheap.

The USAOPOLY Trivial Pursuit World of Harry Potter Ultimate Edition is a super fun gift for kids from 8 to 15 years old - they just need to be Harry Potter fans! It features 1800 questions from all 8 Harry Potter films, that fall on the categories of locations, magical people, and more. The game includes a custom game board, 4 custom house crest movers, 300 cards and 24 wedges.

Avengers Hero Inventor Kit

My daughters and I have spent a couple hours experimenting with the Inventor Kit, and have had a great time. The companion app is intuitive and walks you through all of the steps of creating circuits, testing them, and then customizing them.

A fun gift for kids who love the Avengers movies, this toy turns them into superheroes. Suitable from age 8 through to 15, kids will be able to create unique superhero identities and powers, with electronic building blocks that snap together to turn circuits into inventions.

littleBits Rule Your Room Kit

It has a lot of potential, and it's very versatile. It's a great creative toy. You can make art out of it. You can use it to build. The sky's the limit.

This fantastic invention kit minimizes screen time for both kids and teens - any child wanting to take some control over their room will love it. The littleBits Rule Your Room Kit helps kids and teens develop engineering and problem-solving skills while creating interactive inventions that combine the kit with anything they already own. This fun gift for teens inspires them to make many inventions but gives them step-by-step instructions for 8 of them, with a bonus challenge.