I always love to give my daughter a little bit of everything at Christmas. I get her something to play with outside, toys to play with inside, plus crafty things to keep her busy on those cold or rainy, plus something to read. Girls this age really start to get into crafting, styling and fashion and you will see several of these type of items on the top holiday gifts list.
Girls ages 6 and up are crazy for the Lego Friends sets and they are flying off the shelves this holiday season. Build this house room-by-room and enjoy the cute details such as realistic appliances, furniture and accessories. All of the pieces are moveable and and this cute set works great with other Lego Friends sets. Find out more information or shop for Lego Friends Olivia’s House.
My kids love these scooters and they learned to use them within minutes. Use the side-action of your hips to move the Powerwing Scooter along smooth surfaces. Perform tricks such as kick-outs, spin-outs and side drifts. This scooter is features a steel frame, rear castor wheels and it can hold up to a 143lb weight limit. Find out more information or shop for the Razor Powerwing Caster Scooter.
3. Nintendo 3DS
This cute, pink handheld gaming system is great for young girls. It includes a stylus, built-in camera and internet access. Play your favorite games in 3D such as Super Mario Land, Mario Kart and more (games sold separately). This system can be played in both 3D mode and regular mode. These gaming systems are also great for traveling and taking on-the-go. Find out more information or shop for the Nintendo 3DS.
My daughter loves this set and will spend hours designing and creating. Your young girls will have fun creating their own fashion designs. Use the included lightbox, templates and supplies to draw intricate outfits to color and embellish. Paperdolls to dress are included. Find out more information or shop for the Fashion Angels Travel Light Box Fashion Designer Super Set.
5. Hedbanz Game
This cute game is easy to play and keeps your kids’ attention. This game was an instant hit at our house. It’s geared for 2-6 players and the whole family can join in. Players will use their reasoning skills to figure out the card displayed on your head, working against a time clock. For more information or to shop for Hedbanz Game.
I grew up loving Ramona and Beezus and my daughter loves them too! This complete set of eight books will get read over and over. Ramona is a silly character that all little girls can relate to. Your girls will laugh out loud at some of Ramona’s antics. Parents love that these books are wholesome, funny and memorable. Find out more information or shop for The Complete Ramona Collection.
Decorating with these sticky mosaics is so much fun. This kit contains more than 1000 sparkly stick-on mosaics that you apply to your jewelry box project by matching up the number to the color. This project will keep your girls crafting for hours and they will be so proud of the finished product! No glue required. Find out more information or shop for the Orb Factory Sticky Mosaic Jewelry Box.
This cool, new game of balance uses a wooden rod to hold your structure and the object is to suspend the metal rods so your structure does not fall. The person with the least pieces wins! The age on this game is 8 and up, but with adult supervision, I’m sure most 6 and 7 year-olds could enjoy this game too. The rods, the base and all of the other pieces fit neatly in the storage tube. Find out more information or shop for Melissa and Doug Suspend.
I often give this as a gift and they are always a big hit. Klutz has great craft books and My Style Studio is no exception. Trace and design your own fashions and add your own stylish touches freehand. This set includes clear designs to trace, pattern and texture plates, 8 colored pencils, tracing paper, a fine-tip pen and more. This book also includes organizational pockets inside to store all of your fashions. Find out more information or shop for Klutz My Style Studio.
This Calico Critters Townhome is perfect for your little animal families. The lights turn on and off and there is a room divider so the four-room townhome can be transformed into five rooms. There is also a moveable staircase and a patio area. Critters, furniture and accessories are sold separately. For more information or to shop for the Calico Critters Luxury Townhome.
Your girls will love this mini locker, plus they can decorate it themselves with the included magnets. There are three main shelves and a hook on the door for hanging items. Every girl needs a place to store their “treasures” and they will be safe inside this cute locker. This set includes two keys, one lock and 18 magnets. For more information or to shop for the Girl Talk Locker with Magnets.
All of the doodle books are great for artsy kids, but if you have a Hello Kitty lover, this one is so much fun. This is a great activity for traveling or a rainy day. This book allows you to color the designs and doodle your own designs. Find out more information or to shop for the Hello Kitty Fun Doodles.
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