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The Ultimate List of Things for Tweens & Teens to Do When They’re Bored – 200+ Ideas & Printable

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post on things for kids to do when they’re bored. It included a mammoth printable with over 200 ideas and suggestions for younger kids – maybe ages 4-10? – to do when they are bored. On it were lots of things including play hopscotch and experiment with seeds and make crayons in the sun. A few readers emailed me after that post to ask for a similar one for older kids – 10 and up – because, as a group, they are not usually interested in playing with Barbies or doing simple … Read more

58 Awesome & Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Tween Girls

51 Awesome & unique Christmas gift ideas for tween girls - These fun ideas are sure to please the tweens in your life! Whether they're 9, 10, 11, or 12 years old, there is something on this list for them for the holidays or even for birthdays!

I think tween girls are hard to buy gifts for, and Christmas is no different from the rest of the year. They aren’t really into toys any more (for the most part). Even though they might acquiesce and play Barbies or Lego with a younger sibling, it’s just not their thing anymore. On the other hand, they aren’t really grown up and still want lots of presents under the tree. It’s a tough place to be, both for the girl and for the gift giver. So I got together with my 10-year-old daughter and made up a list of all … Read more