I love putting together gift guides to help you shop for birthdays, Christmas, and any other special occasion. For this gift guide, it is all about gifts ideas for girls ages 8-10. No matter if you are shopping for your daughter, sister, or niece, there is bound to be something for the little girl in your life on this list.
No matter if you want to splurge or stick to a tighter budget, there is something for you. I have tried to include gift ideas for girls that cover several different price ranges because I know that everyone will have a different budget for this year.
Make sure to come back and check every week because I will continue to add to this list throughout the holiday season.
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Gift Ideas for Girls Ages 8-10
Whiskware Pancake Art Kit
Pancakes are an easy breakfast that girls this age can start learning to make themselves. Make it more easy and fun with this Pancake Art Kit. It includes Batter Mixer, Art Bottle, two silicone shapers and BlenderBall whisk to create intricate designs. All of the parts are dishwasher safe and easy to clean. My daughter loved using the unicorn pancake shaper, too!
Monopoly: Hello Kitty and Friends
She can play the classic game of Monopoly in the colorful Sanrio world of Hello Kitty. Monopoly: Hello Kitty and Friends includes 7 Collectible Tokens: Hello Kitty, My Melody, Kruomi, Keroppi, Pompompurin, Cinnamoroll, and Badtzs-Maru. Buy, sell, and trade locations where all your favorite characters work and play, including Hello Kitty’s Hotel, Keroppi’s Sushi Restaurant, and more! Great for 2-6 players ages 8+.
Grumpy Octopus and Friends
These grumpy plushes will put a smile on her face. Any time my daughter gets in a bad mood, I pull these out and it makes her smile every single time. She loves Grumpy Octopus and his friends Grumpy Baby Sloth and Grumpy Penguin. They are soft and squishy, she loves to cuddle with them.
Clay Create Hair Clips
She can get crafty and make her own hair clips and barrettes with Clay Create Hair Clips kit. Design, create, wear, and share 15 trendy hair clips that she can customize. Mix and match the colors of polymer clays to create patterns and effects. Shape to the size of the molds, bake in a pre-heated oven, apply hi-gloss glaze to your creations for a shiny finish, then, glue each design to the metal hairclip.
The Sungemmers window art suncatcher kits are fun and easy to craft. Includes 2 pre-printed window designs, 2 color guides, over 1000 SunGemmer gemstone sun catching stickers, a double sided mounting tape, plus full instructions. There are different designs in each kit ( flower and heart, mermaid and dolphin, fish and corals, etc.) so you can find the one she will love.
Stainless Steel Flip
I love the Owala Kids’ Stainless Steel Flip water bottle. My daughter takes this to school with her everyday and loves how easy it is to open and it doesn’t leak. It has an easy flip straw and a locking lid. There are several pretty color combinations to choose from.
Math Dice Jr.
If your little girl needs help with math, make it fun with Think Fun Math Dice Jr. game. This mental math game helps improve math skills at a quicker pace. Includes 1x 12-sided die, 5x 6-sided dice, scoring track, instructions, and a game-go bag for easy storage and clean-up. For 2+ players aged 6+. It’s an extension of the Math Dice line, which is used in classrooms by elementary school math teachers across the country. Makes a great stocking stuffer!
Solitaire Chess Magnetic Travel Puzzle
This is another great game to get her thinking and perfect for travel. The Solitaire Chess Magnetic Travel Puzzle combines the rules of chess with peg solitaire to bring you a fun and challenging brain teaser experience. Set up the magnetic pieces to match a Challenge, then capture and eliminate the pieces following the rules of traditional chess. The trick is: every move you make must capture another piece! When one piece is left standing – YOU WIN! The 120 challenges range from beginner to expert. For ages 8+.
Disney Villains Labyrinth
You can have a family game night with Disney Villains Labyrinth. Play as Scar, Maleficent, Hades, or Ursula as you search the Labyrinth for other Disney Villains and their henchmen. On your turn, you’ll shift the maze and move along the path, trying to get to the characters on your cards while blocking your opponents. Be the first to find all the Villains and henchmen on your character cards and make it back to your starting place to win! Perfect for two to four players ages seven and up and takes 20-30 minutes to play.
This toy of the year finalist brings the fun of creating virtual avatars to real life. Each doll can be customized from head to toe to create 100+ looks. Mix & match fashion pieces & accessories, cute face stickers, clothing decals, tattoo stickers, and accessory decals to make your My Avastars Fashion Doll unique to you! Stickers are reusable, so you can customize your doll again and again. A code is included in the box that will unlock your doll’s clothing items in the My Avastars Fashion game! Choose from Dreamer_3.0.KawaiiPie^^, or A_VibeThng
5 Surprise Mini Brands
My daughter and all of her friends are obsessed with collecting the 5 Surprise Mini Brands. Unbox 5 different surprises in each one. Series 4 contains all new iconic brands including Revlon, Kellogg’s and Sunny D. There are 80 minis to collect! The Foodie Mini Brands include your favorite fast food brands to collect including Subway, Sonic and TGI Fridays. The Disney Mini Brands are perfect replicas of your favorite Disney toy characters, with incredible design detail. They make great stocking stuffers!
Rainbocorns Eggzania Surprise Mania
The new Rainbocorns Eggzania is another great surprise toy she is sure to love. It comes with a plush toy and 5 mini eggs containing surprises for her to unbox. The surprises are slime, jewelry, stickers, etc. You could unbox the bunny, lion, unicorn, flamingo, elephant, or kitten.
These are some of the hottest toys this year. The Got2Glow Fairy Pet Finder lets you discover Fairy Pets in your home. Open the lid on your Fairy Pet Finder and watch a magical light show as a virtual fairy pet finds its home inside your jar! The more you play with your Fairy Finder, the more fairy pets you’ll catch! The Got2Glow Baby Fairy Finder’s portable size makes it easy to find virtual baby fairies everywhere. Search for baby fairies at school, a friend’s house, or even the park! Both Fairy Finders are compatible with each other. You can unlock rare pet and baby fairies! You can transfer them to each Fairy Finder or even share with your friends.
My daughter has ADHD so the Fashion Fidget dolls are perfect to help with her focusing and sensory issues. You can collect all 18 Fashion Fidget dolls and each has at least 3 features. Will your fidget doll’s outfit pop, twist, pull or spin?! Each doll comes with a keychain to attach to your backpack so they go wherever you go. A perfect stocking stuffer.
Pediped Flex Force Navy/Fuschia
These are my kids’ favorite shoes and I love the durability. The Pediped Flex Force Navy/Fuschia is ultra lightweight and machine washable! The Flex Fit System™ provides additional inserts that can be inserted for a snug fit then removed for room as your child’s foot grows. These inserts can reduce shoe size by almost half a size, extending the life of the shoe. There are 11 different color options to fit your child’s style.
Giant Dart Board
This Giant Dart Board from FunWares is so much fun. The soft and flexible fabric is easy to fold up so you can take it anywhere. The dartboard has the traditional markings and scoring of the classic dart game, and includes 6 sticky balls, 3 each of 2 different colors. This is perfect to hang on the back of the bedroom wall and play together as a family.
Floor is Lava Escape Challenge
This is a great way to get her energy out! The Floor is Lava Escape Challenge is great for all ages to do as a family. Place the colored “stone” tiles randomly around the area and do your best to complete the physical challenges and kid yoga poses, but don’t fall in the hot lava! It’s for 2-6 players and comes with all you need to play including game spinner, 25 colorful foam stones, and 27 challenge cards.
LeadHER Craft Kits
I love these craft kits from Kids Crafts. The LeadHER craft kits are inspiring little girls with real life heroes. My personal favorites are the Speak Like Maya Rainbow Wall Hanging Craft Kit where she can create a colorful wall hanging inspired by one of Dr. Maya Angelou’s most famous quotes. I also love the Climb Like Amanda Empowerment Journaling Craft Kit that includes an uplifting journal and stickers to let her creativity flow just like Amanda Gorman.
GoSports Hard Bottom Snow Tube
Make sure she is prepared for the beloved snow days with the GoSports Hard Bottom Snow Tube. The 40″ hard shell puncture resistant base defend against debris, such as rocks and branches. The slicker bottom provides a faster, smoother sledding experience in various snow conditions. Makes it great for smaller hills and easier to tow on flat terrain. Holds up to 250 pounds so she can ride with a friend or sibling.
Fluffy Rainbow Rug
What a fun rug! This Fluffy Rainbow Rug is perfect to add some color to a bedroom or playroom. The rug measures 5 x 8 feet and has high-density durable non-slip dots on the bottom surface to increase friction and safety. This would make for a great cozy little reading nook.
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
This is the fifth edition of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. My daughter loves reading these books together before bed. This edition features 100 new stories of inspirational women who are making a difference today. It features women like Bindi Irwin, Taylor Swift, Keke Palmer, Eileen Gu, and more. Each book includes bonus activity content to inspire confidence.
Ultimate Crystal Garden
If your girl loves science, she will love the National Geographic Ultimate Crystal Garden. Watch as crystals grow from the branches of the included evergreen and cherry trees like magic; you’ll see the first crystals in minutes and trees will be fully covered in as little as 6 hours. Color each tree any way you’d like with the 5 watercolor pens in the kit and grow crystals in the colors you’ve chosen. It’s a craft project and crystal kit all in one!
Mega Gemstone Dig Kit
Another great STEM gift idea. The National Geographic Mega Gemstone Dig Kit lets her excavate 15 real gemstones. It includes everything you need to keep kids digging and learning for hours, including a dig brick packed with gemstones, a chisel, a brush, and a magnifying glass to inspect these amazing specimens! There is even a learning guide that illustrates how gemstones are formed and mined and helps young scientists identify each specimen.
Zimpli Kids Bath Products
These products are so cool, my daughter loves them! The Zimpli Kids bath products make bath time so much more fun. They are great sensory toys and everything is skin safe and biodegradable. The Baff Bombz are colourful, fizzing multicolour effect bath bombs that come in the shapes of stars, moons, rainbows, and unicorns. The Baff Bombz Magic Brush lets you paint in the bath tub with your baff bombz.
The Slime Baff turns your water into a gooey slime. When you are done, just add more water to turn it back and drain away. Gelli Baff magically transforms water into goo. Sprinkle over the second dissolver powder and watch your water magically change color to a safe drainable liquid! The Floating Baff Putty lets you create creatures with 2 molds that will float in your bath.
Lottie Ballet Class Doll
This is perfect for the little ballerina. The Lottie Ballet Class Doll is a 7 inch doll that has bendable legs so you can pose her in your favorite dance move. She will want to take it to dance class with her and show her off to all of her friends. If ballet isn’t your little girl’s thing, Lottie dolls come in a wide variety of themes: photographer, activist, vet, reporter, story time, horse rider, and more.
Gym Elf Leotard
This is a fun outfit for your little gymnast this holiday season. The Gym Elf Leotard from Destira will make her the center of attention at the gym. It even includes a matching scrunchie! It’s crafted from durable, high quality, 4-way stretch lycra that is lightweight and highly breathable with superior flexibility and the smooth seams reduce irritation.
Kid’s Unicorn Zoo Friends Slipper Bootie
I love Muk Luks slippers and I was so glad when I found that they had kid sizes! These Unicorn Zoo Friends Slipper Booties are so cute and comfortable. The faux fur lining will keep her toes warm all winter long and the unicorn details will put a smile on her face.
Kid’s Zoo Friends Beanie and Mitten Set
How cute are these Zoo Friends Beanie and Mitten Sets?!! They come with a warm and snuggly beanie and a matching set of mittens to keep her fingers warm. They come in a unicorn style or a kitten style. It’s hard to choose which one she would like the most.
Kid’s Family Sherpa Slipper Sock
You have the matching family Christmas pajamas, now get the matching Family Sherpa Slipper Socks to go with them. For the kid’s pair one side says LIL and the other says BEAR. The pull-on style bootie slipper features cozy faux fur lining and non-skid PVC dots to keep from slipping on slick floors.
Fidgie Friends Unicorn Sprinkles
Fidgie Friends are such a hot toy this year. They are fun fashion dolls that are also great for sensory play. Unicorn Sprinkles doll’s slow-foam donut skirt reflects her sweet style, while her stretchy rainbow pigtails are fun to twirl and accessorize. Her whipped cream unicorn horn is a hair popper clip that your little girl can also wear!
Fidgie Friends Watermellow
Another fun Fidgie Friend doll is Watermellow. This pretty mermaid has a flip sequin tail and glitter filled fins! Brush Watermellow’s wavy pink hair and accessorize with her watermelon shaped hair popper clip that you can also wear! These fun sensory toys are one of my daughter’s favorite. They really help her when she struggles with her ADHD. I’m sure they would be great for other neurodiverse kids as well.
My Daily Checklist
Kids just love My Daily Checklist pad that reinforces positive habits in a fun way! 90 Tear-off sheets. Each page Includes:
- Chores, activities and schoolwork checklist.
- “Today I am grateful for. . .” section.
- Good manners reinforcement checklist.
- “How did I do today?” rating section.
- A space to be creative!
Loved by caregivers and children alike!
We are huge fans of Goliath Games in our house. They are wonderful games that the whole family can enjoy together. Some of their newest games are One Trick Pony where you have to get as many animals as you can without getting caught by the spinning lasso. In Trash Stash, you have to be the first one to get rid of all of your trash before the trash truck spits it out.
In Donut Dash, when you hear the delivery car HONK, race to push the top of the driver’s head. Dash around to grab the treats that match your donut box before someone else snags your color, collect the most matching donuts to win! Compete as one of your favorite characters in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cheese Touch game. Race to the finish by completing activities as you learn more about your friends. The game includes 5 different categories of actions – miss an answer and get the dreaded Cheese Touch!
I love that all of these games move pretty quickly and aren’t too long which is great for kids that have a hard time focusing on longer games.
Money Maze Puzzle Box
Make her work for her money this year. This Money Maze Puzzle Box is a fun way to give money as a gift. Solve the puzzle by tilting it toward the slider, move it to the left to hit the lock, and voila, you can open your present. Once it is opened it can be used as a fun bank.
This is great for both creative and athletic girls. The Wipeout Skateboard is a great beginner skateboard for her to learn on. Using the included markers and stencils, kids can draw-on and wipe-off their designs time and time again! (All you need to wipe off is a moist paper towel). There are three different designs to choose from.
Wipeout Dry Erase Kid’s Helmet
Keep her safe on that new skateboard with the Wipeout Dry Erase Kid’s Helmet. Comes in five different colors and includes five non-toxic dry erase markers and stencil kit for creating custom helmet designs. Complies with U.S. CPSC Safety Standard for Bicycle Helmets for Persons Age 5 and Older and ASTM F-1492 Skate safety standards. Perfect for when she is riding her bike, scooter, or skateboard.
Wipeout Dry Erase Pads Set
You can’t forget the pads! The Wipeout Dry Erase Pads Set includes two wrist guards, two elbow pads, two knee pads, and two dry erase markers for creating custom pad designs. Adjustable wrist guards feature shock-absorbing EVA foam secured between impact-resistant molded support splints for top and bottom wrist protection. Adjustable knee and elbow pads feature shock-absorbing EVA foam secured by a tough, abrasion-resistant nylon body with an impact-resistant cap. Comes in five different colors.
Magnetic Chess Board Set
This high quality Magnetic Chess Board Set has a 15-inch board that is lightweight and portable to carry around without the hassle. the chess pieces and board of this standard wood chess and checkers set are handcrafted by artisans, ensuring excellent quality with every product.
Viking Kubb Game Set
The Viking Kubb outdoor game is for all ages – helps improve problem solving skills and train your mind for strategic planning. This Kubb yard game set is a great way to keep your competitive spirit alive and get some healthy exercise! The set is regulation size and comes with a carrying bag so you can take it with you on the go.
Spy Ninja Mission Kits
From the popular Youtube channel, Spy Ninjas! come several Mission Kits. Spy Ninjas! use martial arts and detective skills to defeat Project Zorgo, an evil hacker organization that’s intent on taking control of the internet! Inside the Decoys & Diversions Mission Kit, are some important spy gadgets to help you distract and deflect the Hackers—including a Remote Control Decoy Device full of sounds and phrases that will freak them out!
The Night Vision Mission Kit is the ultimate Spy Kit for tracking down Hackers at night. his Mission Kit includes Night Vision Goggles with a Green LED Light, Removeable Flashlight, and Magnifying Lens. It also comes with a Spy Ninjas Utility Belt and Decoder Wheel, two Activity Books, A Certificate of Achievement, Spy Ninjas ID Card, and a Notebook!
Spirograph Mandala Maker
Perfect for creative girls, the Spirograph Mandala Maker lets her create beautiful Spirograph Mandalas with easy-to-use wheels and stencil designs! Use the included materials to make stunning designs, or add in your own pens and pencils to take things to a different level! Just slide your paper into the frame, click in one of the interchangeable wheels, and start drawing to create beautiful Spirograph designs. Then use the stencils to add countless mandala patterns. Mandala Maker is large to allow for many designs, and can easily be drawn on cardstock or canvas
These are awesome stocking stuffers. Collect your favorite characters with Koosh Cameos! Experience your fan-favorites like never before as tactile Koosh balls! Cameos feature the familiar rubber strands of your classic Koosh ball perfectly combined with amazing pop culture characters. Choose from Grogu, The Mandalorian, Jurassic Park Blue or T-Rex.
It’s Her Story Series
I love the It’s Her Story Series as a way for my daughter to learn about inspiring women. They are graphic novels that tell the story of famous historical women. Choose from stories of Josephine Baker, Ida B. Wells, Rosalind Franklin, and Amelia Earhart. Perfect for girls ages 7-10.
Remember to check back each week as I add to this list for more gift ideas for girls ages 8-10.