Best Way to Know What Tweens Like Is to Know Tween FactsJune 21, 2010 33 Comments
Below are some fun tween facts that will help you “get” these wonderful girls and guys stuck between elementary school and high school!
FUN TWEEN FACTOIDS:
♥ The word “tween” is a mixture of “teen” and “between”.
♥ “Tween” is used to describe girls between around ages 10-14; for guys, it’s usually 11-13.
♥ American tweens are very interested in environmental issues.
♥ Tweens (especially tween girls) are very into fashion trends. (Hence, our jacket!)
♥ Most tweens are starting to think about what they want to do with their lives.
♥ Regardless of what tweens like to do, most are being expected to “grow up” more and take on greater responsibility such as babysitting siblings, mowing the lawn, getting themselves ready for school, etc.
♥ J.R.R. Tolkien used the term “tween” in The Lord of the Rings. However, he used it to describe a certain type of hobbit, not a cool fashionista!
♥ Tweens have increased caloric needs… so that’s why so many of them can eat half a pizza (or more) without gaining an ounce!
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