10 Unique Middle School Graduation Gifts – 2024


Don’t be nervous, but the 8th graders are on their way to high school! The best way to calm everyone’s nerves is with the exact right graduation gifts. We’ve got a list curated for you of the 10 most unique gifts for middle school graduates that we think will impress any young up-and-comers.

  1. Burn After Writing
  2. Sing-Along Pro Bluetooth Microphone
  3. Jellyfish Tank Mood Light
  4. BrainBolt
  5. Root Beer
  6. Factopia
  7. Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls
  8. Stinky Pig
  9. Neon Effect Message Frame
  10. Spy X Night Mission Goggles

1 Burn After Writing – Interactive Book ,  $16.99 $16.99

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Fun & quirky interactive book

This hardback book is a fantastic time capsule for teens just as they are right now. What 13-year-old don’t love talking about themselves?! The prompts included will help to transition middle-to-high schoolers to record themselves – their likes, interests, experiences, fears, memories, and more – so when they’re all good and grown, they can remember when they thought they would never get over their fear of spiders!

2 Sing-Along Pro – Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone ,  $21.99 $21.99

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Sing like a pro!

Let’s get this graduation party started! With a built-in Bluetooth speaker, this striking gold microphone doubles up as a portable karaoke system for hours of musical fun! Whether going solo or doing an epic group rendition, with 5 built-in audio filters and a battery life of up to 5 hours, this microphone is guaranteed to unleash the inner rockstar!

3 Jellyfish Lamp – Color Changing Mood Light ,  $29.99 $29.99

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Amazingly lifelike jellyfish

Lava lamps never go out of style. Spicoli would be thrilled at how well they’ve held up over time. And this one is even funkier! It’s got two jellyfish chasing each other through the 9” tube, propelled by jets of air moving through the tank. It’s a sweet addition to any teen-pad – psychedelic, dude.

4 BrainBolt – Fast Light-Up Memory Game ,  $29.99 $29.99

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Test your brain!

Think quick and challenge your brain by remembering the light sequence and pressing the new light. Every time you select correctly, the game adds another light, but which one is new?…with 21 lights, that’s the challenge! A real brain teaser that you can even play in the dark, so you never have to stop – brilliant fun!

5 Root Beer – Brew Your Own Science Set ,  $25.99 $25.99

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Brew 2 gallons of your own root beer

Made in the USA, this fantastic kit has all the natural ingredients you need to brew your very own root beer at home. Make up to two gallons of delicious, old-fashioned, naturally carbonated root beer in soda bottles found in your kitchen – simple! Easy, fun, and educational – make a true home brew!

6 Factopia – 400 Crazily Connected Facts ,  $16.99 $16.99

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This fascinating hardback book is filled with incredible and hilarious facts, all of which are verified by Encyclopedia Britannica. Did you know that a squid has a doughnut-shaped brain? That goats have rectangular pupils…Mars has blue sunsets…or that the average dog can understand 165 words? 

7 Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls ,  $35.00 $35.00

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Exceptional women from the past and present!

The stories of these inspiring women, both past and present, are chronicled in fairy tale format and feature vibrant full page color illustrations. Everyone knows that Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a force on the Supreme Court and is not a teenager—but who knew she has being doing 20 push ups a day since she hit 80? This New York Times Bestseller will stir your grad’s imagination and inspire their bedtime dreams!

8 Stinky Pig Game – Pass Him Quickly! ,  $16.99 $16.99

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For graduates who need to unwind with a little more goofy fun in their lives, Stinky Pig is a great, very portable game. Push Stinky Pig’s tummy to hear him sing and then roll the dice to see which way to pass him. Pass him left, right or roll again, but do it quickly before he randomly farts! If you are holding the soft 6” Stinky Pig when he ‘toots’, take a token – the player with the fewest tokens wins. 

9 Neon Effect Message Frame – Lights Up ,  $29.99 $29.99

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Create amazing glowing messages

As unique middle school graduation gifts go, this is one of our favorites! Leave notes, doodles or be wildly artistic on this cool LED light up message board. Use the bright, vibrant neon pens to create your messages, choose from pink, green and orange. The frame hangs on the wall or stands free on any flat surface. Turn the frame on and watch as your message illuminates with a bright neon effect glow. Simply wipe clean using a dry cloth and start all over again. Be inspired!

10 Spy X Night Mission Goggles ,  $29.99 $29.99

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For night-time exploring

With tinted blue lenses to enhance night vision, switch on full mode to get directional beams of the bright blue LED light, leaving both hands free to explore. With adjustable stretchy elastic straps, they will fit heads of all sizes. Flip out the retractable scope and 2x magnifying lens to spot targets from greater distances. Perfect for fun spying escapades or even sneaking down to the fridge at night!

Watch them go, but keep them in your heart

Watching kids grow up can be emotional! But don’t worry, they’re still kids! They just have elevated tastes now that they’re going to be HIGH SCHOOLERS! We hope these unique middle school graduation gifts will help sweeten your teens up on their way to high school—and beyond!

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