Are you searching for that perfect gift for the girl in your life? Shopping for girls is said to be easier. However, when it comes to knowing exactly what they want, this can be hard. Whether you are birthday shopping or Christmas shopping, here are 8 excellent gift ideas for girls.
Baby dolls will always remain a classic. Girls love babies. There is just something about carrying around a baby doll that puts a smile on sweet, little faces. There are many accessories that go along with baby dolls, to make them even more fun. You can find cribs, high chairs, shopping carts, swings, carriers, and even clothes. Newborn size clothing and real bottles make great additions to give with baby dolls, but if you’re looking for something simple, any doll will please the little one that you are shopping for.
Barbies are another common toy on little girls’ wish lists. With a variety of shoes, clothes, pets, and vehicles to accessorize them with, it is a no-brainer as to why they have always been so popular. There are even career barbies to further extend their pretend play. They are small enough to take on road trips, yet perfect for dollhouse play as well. Barbies are made for a variety of budgets, you can go small, with just a doll, or a variety of outfits, or you can go big with cars, boats, play sets and doll houses.
As much as boy’s love sporting gear, so do girls. Girls can play a mean game of sports, just as much as any boy. Girls also have just as much energy as boys, so what a great way to help burn their energy while having fun, and making friends. Sports are also a great confidence booster. There is nothing like scoring a goal, or making the winning pass to a teammate, to give the determined girl in your life just what she needs. So, check out the sporting goods department in search of a ball, cleats, mitt, knee pads, or whatever suits the young lady in your life.
As fun as Furbies was back in the day, they are still super fun for girls. More functional than just a simple stuffed animal, Furbies make a great companion for little girls. Their big, bright eyes come alive with more than 150 animations. Tickle, shake, pet, or turn the Furby upside down to interact with it. There is even an app that allows for more fun play with the Furby. When the antenna glows, there is something new to check out in the app.
Build a Bear Workshop Stuffing Station
Perhaps there isn’t a Build a Bear Workshop near you, or maybe you just don’t have much time to wait in line, The Build a Bear Workshop Stuffing Station is just as much fun as going into the Build a Bear Workshop itself. It comes with everything you need to build a bear that you would find the real workshop. Stuffed animal forms, stuffing, plastic hearts, birth certificates, shirts, accessories, and a stuffing station. This kit has it all. Also, available to purchase separately, are other animal forms and accessories for their newly created animals.
If you can name a pretend supply a little girl would play with, it also makes the perfect gift. Play kitchens, food, appliances, vacuums, phones, and computers/keyboards. Look around the house, and you can find almost anything in your house, also in the pretend play section. Girls love mimicking their mommies and daddies. Give your little shadow pretend toys like what you might find yourself doing throughout the day.
Nail polish/manicure kit
Nail polish is a fun way for girls to express themselves. The nail polish combinations are endless. Solid colors on each nail, polka dots, stripes, glitter, metallic colors, bold colors, bright colors even a simple French manicure can brighten any girl’s day, and make them feel good. It can help younger girls learn their colors, while you help them apply a fresh coat. They will feel special, as they help apply a matching coat to mommy’s nails.
Crafting is a wonderful way to spend the day when the weather outside is miserable. There are many different options available such as soap making kits, jewelry making kits, and even painting kits. If a premade kit is a little out of the budget, they are quite simple to put together yourself. A quick trip to the craft store is all it will take. Your kit can include anything from paints and small canvases or pads of paper to colorful, fun shaped beads with string, construction paper, glitter, glue, pom-poms, pipe cleaners, sequins, stickers, stamps, and anything else that pops out at you. To keep it all together you can get a cute photo box, or even a simple plastic container and lid. Place a pretty bow on it and it is ready to be gifted.