Gifts for 12 Year Olds

Gifts for 12-Year-Olds and Up

 

These fun learning gifts will help kids build essential school skills and encourage them to explore how the world works.

Gifts for 12 Year Olds
Highlights™ Magazine
This classic magazine for kids is a cool gift that young readers will open again and again. Stories, games, puzzles, riddles, science experiments, craft projects and interactive entertainment help kids learn through having fun.
12 Issues for $39.96

Highlights magazine keeps kids reading, thinking and learning with a wide variety of stories and activities.
  • Child magazines unlike any other — jam-packed with creative and engaging fun!
  • Hidden Pictures® scenes and other challenging puzzles
  • Craft pages that encourage hands-on creativity
  • Jokes and riddles to keep kids giggling
  • Current science and nature topics

Gifts for 12 Year Olds

Hidden Pictures® App

Give your 12-year-old classic Highlights fun — on mobile! It’s the seek-and-find fun you remember, reimagined for today’s kids.

Gifts for 12 Year Olds

Highlights
Every Day™
App

This app's variety of fun articles, challenging puzzles and fascinating videos is a top gift to for kids who crave snackable, skill-building play.

Gifts for 12 Year Olds
Which Way USA™
Which Way USA is a cool gift to teach kids geography while they’re having fun. Every three weeks, this great gift provides two State Sets full of fresh USA puzzle games, interesting facts and engaging map activities.
$7.95

The Great American Puzzle Club Adventure

With Which Way USA™, your children will explore the 50 states through fun activities, and race against a comical team of competitors to see whose puzzle skills are the sharpest!

As kids complete challenges to earn points for their team, they will:
•Boost confidence
•Reinforce problem-solving and other  school skills
•Build knowledge of state geography

Club Features

  • Geography fun delivered right to your door
  • 2 State Puzzle Book and Map sets every three weeks
  • 36-page illustrated Puzzle Books
  • Kid-friendly, geographically accurate State Maps
  • Collectible License-Plate Key Tags from each state
  • Access codes to online play
  • BONUS Game Guide and a Key-Tag Ring with first shipment
Offer Details

When you place your Which Way USA order, we'll send you your first State Set for $7.95, plus $2.98 shipping and handling. Plus, we'll send you a second State Set FREE! We’ll continue to send 2 new State Sets about every three weeks at the low price of $7.95 per set, plus $2.98 shipping and handling, conveniently charged to your credit card. There is no minimum number of State Sets to buy and you are free to cancel at any time. You can return any shipment you don’t want at our expense and receive a full refund credited to your account. Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed by Highlights!

Your first shipment will arrive within 2 to 4 weeks.

All payments are in U.S. dollars. State sales tax will be added to orders from CA, FL, NJ, NY, OH, PA and WI. For your convenience, your credit card will be billed with each shipment.

At this time, Which Way USA is only available for U.S. delivery.

Gifts for 12 Year Olds
Puzzlemania®
With challenging activities of all kinds — including word games, mazes, Hidden Pictures puzzles and more — this series is a top gift for young puzzle pros.
$6.95

Perfect for Young Puzzle Pros!

Kids will love the increased challenge (and silliness) that comes with the Puzzlemania® level of the Highlights Puzzle Club.

The Puzzlemania level has more challenging versions of Puzzle Buzz™ favorites and new puzzle types and characters to love.

Club Features

  • 36 pages of fun in each book for quiet time or for sharing with friends
  • Mazes, word games, codes and more activities
  • Builds school skills through play
  • 2 new books every three weeks
  • 3 sticker puzzles in each book
  • Easy to switch levels
Offer Details

When you join the Puzzlemania level of Highlights Puzzle Club for just $6.95, plus $2.98 for shipping and handling, we'll send you a second Puzzlemania Book and a Tote Bag FREE! We'll continue to send 2 more books about every three weeks for just $6.95 per book, plus $2.98 shipping and handling, conveniently charged to your credit card. There is no minimum number of books to buy, and you are free to cancel at any time. You can return any shipment you don't want at our expense and receive a full refund credited to your account. Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed!

When kids complete all the Puzzlemania level books, we’ll begin shipping books from Puzzlemania Super Challenge, the next level up in Highlights Puzzle Club for expert puzzlers. If you feel like your child is ready for more challenge sooner, just give us a call to step up to the Puzzlemania Super Challenge level at any time.

Your first shipment will arrive within 2 to 4 weeks.

All payments are in U.S. dollars. State sales tax will be added to orders from CA, FL, NJ, NY, OH, PA and WI. For your convenience, your credit card will be billed with each shipment.

Online ordering is available for U.S. delivery only; please call Customer Service a 1-888-372-6433 for Canadian delivery.

Gifts for 12 Year Olds
Top Secret Adventures™
This secret agent-themed puzzle book club makes a cool gift for kid detectives. Your 12-year-old can travel the world and solve mysteries while learning about the people, culture, terrain, history and geography of specific countries.
$13.95 $0.00

Detectives Wanted!

In this secret agent-themed puzzle book club, children become detectives searching for who, what, and where clues to solve mysteries, one country at a time.

Each kit is a complete unit. As kids work through each step in the mystery, they'll learn about the people, culture, terrain, history, and geography of a specific country while learning to follow directions, think logically and use reference materials.

Begin a learning adventure today—your first Top Secret Adventures™ kit is FREE!

Club Features

  • Mission Assignment Letter
  • 36-page Puzzle Books
  • Villain Cards
  • Fact-filled Country Guidebooks
  • Case File storage Portfolio
  • FREE World Map and Passport with Visa Stickers
  • FREE Mission Tag and Spy Ring
Offer Details

Your first Top Secret Adventures kit is FREE! All you pay is $2.98 for shipping and handling. We'll continue to send a new Adventure Kit about every three weeks for just $13.95, plus $2.98 shipping and handling, conveniently charged to your credit card. There is no minimum number of kits to buy, and you are free to cancel at any time. You can return any shipment you don't want at our expense and receive a full refund credited to your account. Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed.

Your first shipment will arrive within 2 to 4 weeks.

All payments are in U.S. dollars. State sales tax will be added to orders from CA, FL, NJ, NY, OH, PA and WI. For your convenience, your credit card will be billed with each shipment.

Top Secret Adventures is only available for U.S. delivery at this time.

Gifts for 12 Year Olds
Hidden Pictures Club™
EAGLE-EYE
The EAGLE-EYE level of Hidden Pictures Club is the best gift for experienced Hidden Pictures® fans. Find more challenging hidden-object puzzles and related activities, plus introductions to world languages!
$6.95

Designed for more experienced seekers and finders, the EAGLE-EYE level brings kids advanced hidden-object puzzles, as well as crafts, recipes, introductions to world languages and more. It’s perfect for turning “down time” into “fun time” — all while building skills needed in school!

Club Features

  • 2 new books about every three weeks
  • 36-page puzzle books with 3 sticker activities in each
  • Hours of age-perfect Fun with a Purpose™ — anytime, anywhere!
  • Perfect for together time
Offer Details

When you join the EAGLE-EYE level of Hidden Pictures Club™ now for just $6.95, plus $2.98 shipping and handling, we’ll send you a second EAGLE-EYE Book and a Tote Bag FREE! We’ll continue to send 2 new books about every three weeks at the same low price — just $6.95 per book, plus $2.98 shipping and handling, conveniently charged to your credit card. There is no minimum number of books to buy, and you are free to cancel at any time. You can return any shipment you don’t want at our expense and receive a full refund credited to your account. Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed.

Your first shipment will arrive within 2 to 4 weeks.

All payments are in U.S. dollars. State sales tax will be added to orders from CA, FL, NJ, NY, OH, PA and WI. For your convenience, your credit card will be billed with each shipment.

Online ordering is only available for U.S. delivery; please call Highlights Customer Service at 1-888-372-6433 for Canadian delivery.

Gifts for 12 Year Olds
Mathmania™
Give children the math confidence they need for success in school with this great book club. It’s a cool way to learn about patterning and estimating, fractions, money and time through puzzles!
$5.95

 

Have a Blast Playing with Math

With pages and pages of fun, Mathmania™ has dozens of ways to learn and play at the same time! From patterning and estimating, to fractions, money and time, each book is filled with engaging math puzzles for kids that reinforce key concepts and problem-solving skills. Best of all, with each new cool math game, children will gain the confidence they need for success in school. So watch the smiles start adding up — join the Mathmania puzzle book club today!

Club Features

  • Puzzle-solving FUN delivered right to your door!
  • 2 books every three weeks
  • A wide variety of colorful and engaging puzzles and games
  • Supports logical thinking, shapes and sequences, fractions and much more
  • 36 pages of fun in each book for quiet time or sharing with friends
  • Includes hints to help kids build confidence
  • Features information and hands-on activities that help parents support their kids
  • Fun with a Purpose™ that reinforces school skills
Offer Details

When you place your Mathmania order for just $5.95, plus $2.98 for shipping and handling, we'll send you a second Mathmania book FREE! We'll continue to send 2 new Mathmania books about every three weeks for just $5.95 per book, plus $2.98 shipping and handling, conveniently charged to your credit card. There is no minimum number of books to buy and you are free to cancel at anytime. You can return any shipment you don't want at our expense and receive a full refund credited to your account.

Your first shipment will arrive within 2 to 4 weeks.

All payments are in U.S. dollars. State sales tax will be added to orders from CA, FL, NJ, NY, OH, PA and WI. For your convenience, your credit card will be billed with each shipment.

Mathmania is only available for U.S. delivery at this time.

Gifts for 12 Year Olds

Puzzlemania Super Challenge 4-Book Set

This cool gift will give experienced solvers hours of fun as they tackle challenging versions of mazes, codes and word games.
$19.98

Our advanced puzzle books for experienced solvers feature more difficult versions of mazes, codes, word games and more. 32 pages each. Ages 8+
Gifts for 12 Year Olds

Replogle Illuminated Globe

With more than 100 different drawings of people, animals, landmarks and special features, this 10" diameter glowing globe is a great gift to help 12-year-olds learn about our world.
$64.98

Beautifully detailed with more than 100 different drawings of people, animals, landmarks and special features of individual countries and regions, this 10" diameter glowing globe will be treasured for years. Includes 25 watt bulb.
Gifts for 12 Year Olds

U.S. Wall Map

Give girls and boys a cool way to discover the country and reinforce school lessons with this oversized map, which includes state capitals, major highways, rivers and mountain ranges. This also is a great gift to help kids learn about latitude, longitude and time zones.
$2.99

Discover the U.S. with this oversized map! It's highly detailed and geographically accurate, with state capitals, major highways, rivers and mountain ranges marked for easy identification. Time zones, latitude and longitude are also included, making this a helpful learning resource. Use the map when you plan family trips to let your child follow along as you travel, or show your child where relatives live and news events occur. 34" x 22" (Folds to 8.5" x 11")