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Previous Next 1/9 Photograph: Laura Gallant Jot down the coolest (or creepiest) dreams in this pretty dream journal. $14.95, at Posman Books, various locations (212-983-1111, posmanbooks.com) 2/9 Photograph: Laura Gallant Tweens can personalize fabric-covered pins wiht this DIY kit. $18.95, at Posman Books, various locations (212-983-1111, posmanbooks.com) 3/9 Photograph: Laura Gallant Tweens will love drying their nails with this cute monkey figurine. $13, at givesimple.com 4/9 Photograph: Laura Gallant Sync and slap on this Bluetooth wristband speaker for music on the go. $29.50, at jambanz.com 5/9 Photograph: Courtesy Lomography Budding shutterbugs can snap distorted shots using this funky fish-eye cam. $55, shop.lomography.com 6/9 Photograph: Laura Gallant This flyer can whiz through the air or roll on the ceiling and walls. $40, at toysrus.com 7/9 Photograph: Lauren Spinelli This bike bell, horn and light makes 25 sound effects your kids will love (all while keeping 'em safe). $30, at brightz-ltd.com 8/9 Photograph: Lauren Spinelli Keep hard copies of fleeing digital pics in this sweet and silly photo book. $30 at E.A.T. Gifts, 1062 Madison Ave between 80th and 81st Sts (212-861-2544, elizabar.com) 9/9 Photograph: Lauren Spinelli Expect epic ping-pong tournaments with the kids and their pals. $50, at E.A.T. Gifts, 1062 Madison Ave between 80th and 81st Sts (212-861-2544, elizabar.com)
Once the kids hit the pre-teen threshold, finding just the right gift can be tricky. Simple playthings won't cut it anymore, so we scoured the
toy stores in NYC for presents with a certain cool factor. These gadgets, kits and other gifts for tweens might even inspire some activity away from their iPads!
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