This post: 26 epic sleepover ideas for teen girls – Post updated 2023
Having a few sleepovers is pretty much a rite of passage for teen girls. Special time with besties, munching on snacks, watching movies, and talking about everything and anything ’til the wee hours of the morning are all memories in the making.
To make your teen’s sleepover fun and memorable, we rounded up the cutest (and most epic) sleepover ideas around. From yummy snacks they won’t be able to resist and silly games to all the best movies to watch and fun DIY crafts any teen girl would love, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here for the best sleepover ideas for teen girls.
So, encourage your daughter to grab their besties and plan a fun-filled night of munchin’, fun, and laughs! (A lot of these ideas would work great for boys, too ‘cuz boys love sleepovers, too!)
22 Epic Sleepover Ideas for Teen Girls
Create a Lip Smackin’ Snack Board
When it comes to sleepover ideas for teen girls, there’s nothing like a yummy snack board to set the mood. What’s great about an epic snack board is that you can pile on all your favorite treats for a fun array that makes snackin’ all night long a total blast! Get creative and make your own or check out these ideas!
Image: Simply Made Recipes
Indulge in a Special Spa Night
Whether you paint each other’s nails, indulge in a relaxing foot bath, give yourself facials or make your own DIY self-care lip scrub or bath bombs, there are tons of things you can do to relax, unwind, and have loads of fun with your BFFs. For ideas, check out:
Do Each Other’s Hair
Grab the curling iron, flat iron, or funky curlers, and try out a few new hairdos with your BFFs! If you’re looking for ideas, here are a few to try!
Have a Netflix Movie Marathon Night
Grab your favorite BFFs, put on your comfy slippers and PJs, and snuggle in for a night of movies. Whether it’s a romantic comedy, a total tear-jerker, or a scary movie that freaks you out, movies are a favorite pastime at sleepovers.
Cozy Up By Creating a Delish Hot Cocoa Bar
When the weather turns chilly, there’s nothing like a cup of warm cocoa to make you feel all snuggly and cozy. Sharing a cup with your besties only makes it better. A simple hot cocoa bar like this will make your BFFs feel special and it’s a snap to pull together.
Image: Bits of Bri
Organize a Scavenger Hunt in the Neighborhood
If the weather is nice, head outdoors for a scavenger hunt. Create teams (no one should go alone) and use your phone to take pics of everything you find! Download this
FREE scavenger hunt printable HERE!
Give Each Other Makeovers
So many teen girls love makeup. And, what better way to have fun and pass the time with your besties than by experimenting with makeup? Want to know how to apply makeup the right way, but don’t know where to start? This easy 5-minute makeup tutorial by Stepanie Bailey is GREAT for beginners and even girls who are more seasoned at applying makeup.
Play Goofy Games
Get a little silly with your besties and play a few goofy games to get you laughing. Get your camera ready – there are memories to be made when you play these games!
Have a Bestie Photo Shoot
This time with your besties is so precious. Don’t let the sleepover go by without snapping a few “best friend” pics so you’ll always remember the good times.
Whip Up Something Yummy in the Kitchen
Every teenager loves to eat! And, when those midnight cravings hit, you need something yummy to satisfy those teenage hunger pangs. Rather than ordering expensive take-out, try your hand at a few easy and fun recipes that even “clueless in the kitchen” teens can whip up in no time!
Make Cool Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Teenagers might be a little old for Shirley Temples, but heads up – there are a ton of really fun non-alcoholic drinks that are super cool and fun to make and taste delish! Find out how to make this non-alcoholic tropical half-strawberry daiquiri/half-pina colada here!
Crank Up the Music and Dance
Is it really a sleepover if you don’t crank up the music and dance? Check out this video for the latest top popular songs for teenagers!
Break Out the Chocolate… Of Course
No sleepover is ever complete without chocolate. To make things really special, melt chocolate and serve a variety of fun chocolate “dippers” like pretzels, marshmallows, strawberries, and angel food cake. For the how-to visit Made to Be a Momma.
Image: Made to Be a Momma
Watch (or Make) Silly Videos
Want to have some serious laughs? Watch silly YouTube or TikTok videos or, better yet, make your own awesome video.
Make an Epic Blanket Fort
Come on, let’s face it, our teenagers aren’t too old for blanket forts! This makeshift fort created with a sheet, lights, a cozy rug, and lots of pillows is the perfect spot to laugh, watch videos and share secrets with their BFFs.
Image: Grace Piper Fields
Create a DIY Movie Night Popcorn Bar
Who says popcorn has to be boring? Step up your popcorn game by creating a cool DIY popcorn bar complete with tons of different add-ins like chocolate chips, M&Ms, gummy bears, and more!
Check out Family Fresh Meals for more fun ideas!
Image: Family Fresh Meals
Dive into Boy (or Crush) Talk
Whether you call your crush and chat (or, umm flirt) a while or just catch up on all the latest boy talk with your BFFs, sleepovers are the best time to talk about crushes!
Make a DIY Craft
Have fun with your besties by making a special DIY craft! There are SO many amazingly simple and inexpensive craft ideas that you can make for your bedroom, for gifts, or just because. To make these adorable DIY picture frames, visit Craft Coral. Need more ideas?
Break Out the Board Games
There are some things in life teenagers just never outgrow and board games are one of them. The cool thing is, there’s a whole new slew of board games on the market that are perfect for those sleepovers with besties!
Serve Milk and Cookie Shots
If you really want to impress your gal pals, serve up these homemade milk and cookie shots. They turn a classic “before bedtime” dessert into a moment of undeniable joy your friends will never forget.
Image: Inspired by Charm
Pancakes and Pajamas
Make breakfast festive and fun with an adorable display of pancakes and donuts. There’s not a teen girl out there who wouldn’t love waking up to this.
Image: Style Me Pretty
Give Your BFFs a Cute Favor to Take Home
Of course, it’s not necessary, but sending your BFFs home with a simple (and inexpensive) favor is such a cute idea. This nail polish and decorative tissue pack wrapped in colored twine is easy and adorable.
Don’t let summer slip by without having a least a couple of fun sleepovers with your besties. Just remember, it doesn’t really matter what you do when you’re together… just being together and making amazing memories it’s what it’s all about.
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