This 87 piece construction kit has lots of fun projects to work on using the connectors and items found in nature.
Perudo is a great bluffing game for this age group, teenagers and adults.
Help your county reach the All Ireland Finals with the fun Bainisteoir board game
The whole family will enjoy playing this fun game of attempting to match as many tile sequences as possible.
Taboo is still a little difficult for this age group. ‘Don’t Say It’ is an age-appropriate version where you have to guess what the person is describing but they are limited as they can’t say certain words.
Learn how to make some gorgeous pottery pieces with this craft kit from Galt Toys
Send secret messages or decorate cards or scrap books with this set of wooden letter stamps.
The principle of the Terra Kids Connectors – Construction Kit Animals is simple and ingenious: gather wood outdoors to work with at home. Drill holes, insert connectors and connect to another piece of wood – the animals gradually come to life.
Solarbot is a mechanic kit suitable for older children and adults. With this kit, you can build 6 solar powered robots.
I know people often find it overwhelming to buy gifts for older children and often resort to giving money instead. However, there are lots of fun toys out there which kids this age will really enjoy playing with.
I hope these suggestions have helped you. If not, don’t forget to check out my full range of toys for 11 and 12 year olds. You might also like to read this gift guide, if you need to buy for someone slightly younger ‘What can you give a 10 year old?’