The holiday season is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start thinking about finding great gifts for everyone on your list. While some people on your shopping list may be easier to buy for than others, buying for the tween set may have you stumped. Luckily, we have you covered with our list of the perfect holiday gifts for tweens, including clothes, sneakers, stocking stuffers, and more from JD Sports.
Kids can be difficult to buy for as they get older, which is why we created this guide to some of the best gifts for tweens this holiday season. For this age group, buying them a stylish winter outfit that will boost their confidence at school or on the go is a great option. Start with the Sonneti London Pullover Hoodie to keep them warm and comfortable. The hoodie comes in a sleek profile, and you can choose between black, red, Carolina blue, or heather grey and then pair it with the right color of Sonneti London Jogger Pants to complete the look.
Many kids at this age also wear out (or grow out of) their shoes quickly, so even if you bought them a new pair of shoes to kick off the school year, they’re probably ready for another pair for the holidays. One of our favorite picks this year is a pair of Air Force 1s, which are offered in two contrasting colors — black and white — so you can choose the color option that best suits them. Or you can buy one of each!
Finally, give them an extra layer of warmth and style with The North Face 1996 Retro Nuptse Jacket. Whether for school or for a snowy day outside, this jacket will keep them cozy and dry. Our holiday outfit inspo will help you style the perfect head-to-toe ‘fit.
Are you specifically looking for some great gift ideas for tween boys? What about styling them an outfit that is both cool and functional for the start of the new year or for traveling to see family and friends? To start off their next great outfit, take a hoodie like the Jordan Paprika Hoodie with its color combo that suits anyone and pair it with the matching Paprika Fleece Joggers.
Do you need a way to finish the look or an extra box to slide under the tree this holiday season? Give the gift of great shoes with the Jordan 8 Retro Casual Shoes. Not only are they stylish shoes, but they also match perfectly with the paprika color theme from the hoodie and jogger combo above.
Maybe you need something that still works with their outfit but maybe feels a little more functional or fills a hole in their wardrobe. Opt for the Nike Everyday Printed Cotton Boxer Briefs — available at a great value in a 3-pack.
Looking for some great gifts for girls? For girls between ages 9 and 12, one of our favorite picks is the Nike Tech Fleece Full-Zip Hoodie, which is both comfortable and chic. The available color options include dark grey and black, as well as pink foam, pink Oxford, alligator, and black color combos. To finish the look, you can add a few pairs of the Tech Fleece Jogger Pants in her favorite colors that might match perfectly with the hoodie or contrast in just the right way.
Shoes are also a great gift for tween girls this season. Grab a pair of Nike Huaraches for the holidays, which pairs a retro design with comfort and functionality that works with any outfit. They come in seven colorways and combos — from loud and fun to calm and easy to match with their outfit, depending on their preferences.
Another great gift choice for tween girls is the Brasilia Mini Backpack, which provides a stylish way for her to carry her things to school and beyond in black, pink, pewter, or game royal color schemes.
When it comes to trending kicks for kids, we offer sneaker options that have the perfect blend between functional, athletic, stylish, and comfortable, including options from top brands like Nike and Timberland.
Some of the just-right options you might find when holiday shopping for tweens include Nike Blazers and Jordan 1 Mids. Or, for a more outdoorsy option, you can try grabbing a pair of Timberland 6-inch Premium Waterproof Boots.
Our best stocking stuffers for tweens include gift options such as the Jordan HBR Beanie — available for both boys and girls — and a Goorin Bros Trucker Hat, which offers a distinct look this season. A functional option like the Nike Everyday Cushioned Crew Socks also makes a great stocking stuffer. Or, if you live in an especially cold area, gift your tween some Oh Mega Mittens from The North Face to keep them warm this winter season.
Our curated Holiday Gift Guide is full of great holiday gift ideas for the tweens on your list, but if you’d prefer to give them the gift of choice this holiday season, JD Sports gift cards also make excellent gifts. Or, if you’d prefer to shop based on your budget, you can check out our guides that include holiday gifts under $30, under $50, and holiday gifts under $100.
For even more ideas, check out our full list of the top kids’ gifts available at JD Sports this 2022 holiday shopping season.