The Best Holiday Gift Ideas For Girls

With the holidays only a few weeks away, it's time to get Christmas shopping into high gear. Christmas shopping for girls is often fun since you get to pick out dolls, or castles, or jewelry. However, not every girl is overly girly, so keep her interests in mind when shopping. We've included an extensive gift guide of 24 items, ranging from ideas for preschoolers to preteens, with everything from the newest dolls to coding toys to beauty and jewelry items. You are sure to find the perfect gift for the favorite girl in your life.

1. Adora Be Bright Doll – Savannah

These 14-inch Adora dolls are more affordable than some of the 18-inch dolls. They are also safe for girls as young as three. Each doll features vibrant hair that changes color in the sun. Savannah transforms from purple to pink, and her spirit animal is a lion. 3+

2. Care Bears 14" Plush - Togetherness Bear

The Care Bears released a brand new Care Bear friend –Togetherness Bear. She features a rainbow heart on her tummy, symbolizing she's one-of-a-kind, and her motto reminds us to "Love All" and share kindness with others. 3+

3. Princess Dress-Up Trunk with Accessories

If she loves the Disney princesses, she can role-play with over 25 different mix and match pieces in this dress-up trunk. Pretend play is very important for preschoolers to use their imaginations and act out stories with their friends, so this gives her the opportunity to pretend to be Belle, Ariel, or Rapunzel. 3+

4. Scribble Scrubbie

Instead of more paper, let your children customize these pets. Preschoolers can customize these washable animals as many times as they want with these six washable markers. When they want to make a new design, they pop them in the scrub tub, soak, and scrub the design off. 3+

5. Basketball Hoop Arcade Game

Kids will play this basketball hoop arcade game for hours. While it looks big, it’s only five feet high, meaning it’s perfect for younger kids and will fit in the house. It includes two 7” inflatable balls and an air pump. 3+

6. My Fairy Garden Light Garden

This toy allows girls to plant real seeds around the border of the fairy garden and watch as it grows. Then, the garden fairy and her unicorn can play among the garden or the light-up mushroom house. It includes fun water features too and is perfect for your little gardener. 4+

7. Learning Resources Coding Critters

These critters are a great way to teach young children the beginning principles of STEM and coding. Through a storybook coding adventure, preschoolers will take care of their interactive pets, play games with them, and more with this 22-piece playset. 4+

8. Fuzzikins Cottontail Cottage Craft Pop-Up Book Playset

This cottage playset is compact and portable and pops up for instant play. It features both a craft and toy in one, so she can design the bunnies with felt markers and stickers and then play house in the cottage with her newly decorated furry friends. 4+

9. I Am Confident, Brave & Beautiful: A Coloring Book for Girls

This coloring book is about building girls’ confidence and spirit. It includes over 22 pages filled with affirmations and black and white concept drawings about creativity, independence, strength, and beauty. Girls will enjoy coloring these and hanging these affirmations and their rooms. 5+

10. Rainbow High Deluxe Fashion Closet Playset

This fashion closet includes endless possibilities since it’s stocked with over 31 pieces, including dresses, skirts, tops, shoes, and fashion accessories. It also features an acrylic chair and vanity mirror where her favorite Rainbow High doll can finish getting ready. 5+

11. VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam HD Video Kids' Digital Camera

This HD video camera will let your daughter shoot, edit, and produce her videos. It includes a green screen and over 20 animated backgrounds, including traveling to outer space. She can edit the videos herself and add special effects, videos can only be uploaded via USB with parents’ discretion. 5+

12. Disney Princess Cinderella’s Dream Castle

When you combine LEGO with Disney, you get a winning combination. Girls can build Cinderella’s dream castle, and then re-enact their favorite stories with the revolving dance floor, horse carriage, and mini figures of Cinderella, Prince Charming, and the mice. 6+

13. Lego DOTS

Lego combines creativity with home and jewelry design with this new Dots collection. Kids can design new colorful and modern creations like this desk organizer out of these colorful tiles. This design features 405 pieces, a multicolored box with two compartments, and a photo holder. 6 +

14. Ooze Labs: Soap & Bath Bomb Lab

With this STEM toy, girls pretend to be a chemist for a bath and body works company. They’ll create and test different molded soaps, infused oils, and even make their own bath bombs and learn about basic chemistry principles. 6+

15. Artie 3000

The Artie 3000 robot teaches girls how to program. All she needs to do is input a code, and Artie will draw out the coded creation. Artie comes with his built-in WiFi server, so she needs to connect him to a tablet or computer to control Artie. 7+

16. Harry Potter Books 1-7

Special Edition Boxed Set Whether she's an avid Harry Potter fan or just getting into it, give her this 20thanniversary special edition boxed set, which has been re-illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick. It's the perfect gift to add to her bookshelf. 8+

17. The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #1-7

You grew up reading about Kristy, Claudia, Stacey, Mary Anne, and Dawn, so why don't you share them with your daughter? Bestselling cartoonists Raina Telgemeier and Gale Galligan capture the heart and humor of the original series in these new graphic novels. 8+

18. Easy-Bake Ultimate Oven Baking Star Edition

This Easy-Bake oven looks more modern and is entirely electric with no light bulbs needed with sparkling gold, pink, and purple accents. Besides the oven, it features a baking pan, brownie mix, utensils, vanilla frosting, and rainbow sprinkles. It allows girls to feel like they are really baking. 8+

19. The Big, Fun Kids Baking Book

If you've got a budding baker, give her this cookbook, which is filled with over 110 cakes, cookies, and other dessert treats from the Food Network. It includes fun treats like Mini PB & Chocolate Cupcakes and design-your-own Banana Bread. 8+

20. Fashion Angels DIY Alphabet Bead Bracelet Making Kit with Case

Rainbow-colored bracelets and necklaces are trending among teen girls, and with this 1,500+ bead kit, she can design more than 30 bracelets for her and her friends. This kit features white, black, and metallic letter beads, as well as colorful roller beads, so she can design personalized jewelry. 8+

21. Color Fusion Nail Polish Maker

Girls can create over 200 different colors with this nail polish maker in glossy and glittery colors. They can opt to select a shade from the recipe book or choose one from the color matching app. This is a great gift for girls to use independently or at her next sleepover and spa party. 8+

22. Watercolor Brush Pens by GenCrafts

These watercolor brush pens are filled with watercolor ink ideal for coloring, blending, or watercolor painting. Doing coloring and painting provides stress relief and inspires creativity for tween girls. These pens are easy to use, feature 20 colors, and include a refillable brush pen. 8+

23. Birthstone Bracelet

Give your daughter this personalized bracelet. The handmade stainless steel braided bracelet includes her birthstone and first initial, which she’ll be proud to show off to all her friends. You can add more encouraging charms from the seller, such as sports charms, dream big, or angel charms. 9+

24. Medal Holder Display Hanger Rack

Tween girls often doubt their self-confidence, so this display rack is a wonderful way to highlight all their accomplishments. Whether she’s in gymnastics, swimming, cheerleading, or horse riding, honor your champion by displaying her medals. This rack includes 12 bars and features a plethora of colors. 9+

25. eGift Card

If you have trouble finding the perfect gift for the boy in your life, give them an eGift card. Giftcard Granny has an endless array of gift card options, from clothing to Arts and Crafts to stores like Lego or Target.

You can even choose to build a personalized Visa gift card and write a customized message, and include a photo of the two of you. Since it's a Visa card, she can buy whatever she chooses and wherever she wants.

If you're looking for one of the best holiday gifts for girls this season, now you have a list of 24 options to help you get started. We've included educational and fun items for all ages, so we're confident you can find something to make the special girl in your life happy.