We know that finding great gifts for children is not always easy, which is why we have created a series of gift guides. These will help parents find a great gift for their child, regardless of age or gender. Here, we have rounded up some of the best toys, games and other gifts which are ideal for little girls aged 6 years old. We have included a variety of different types of toy, to try and ensure all needs and tastes are catered for.
20 Best Gifts and Toys for 6 Year Old Girls
Below, you will find our picks of the very best toys and games for 6 year old girls. There is sure to be something here they will love, no matter what the occasion.
Calico Critters Country Home Gift Set
This Calico Critters house is perfect for starting a collection, or adding to an existing collection. The large house comes with some furniture for every room, as well as two rabbit figures. There are lights inside the house which really work – kids will love using this for imaginary play. The Calico Critters Cozy Cottage can be added to this set to create an impressive 3 story house. There are endless possibilities with Calico Critters toys – years of fun will be had with a set such as this.
La Plage Unicorn Slippers
Novelty slippers are always a fun gift to give and receive at Christmas. Unicorns are still very ‘in fashion’ at the moment, so these slippers are sure to be a winner with young girls! The fuzzy slippers are super cozy, and have a strong rubber sole to ensure they offer a good grip. They come in a range of sizes, so even if your daughter is above or below average shoe size, they will fit just fine. For kids who prefer dogs, the slippers are also available in a cute pug design.
Klutz Make Your Own Soap Science Kit
Klutz crafts are great gifts for young girls – they will have hours of fun with a set like this when it is too wet or cold to play outdoors. Soap making is a fun activity for children, and using homemade soap is sure to make bath time more fun. The kit includes a mold with several different shapes including a star and a cat face. It also comes with different colored dyes, papaya scent, glitter and stickers to decorate and customize the soaps. The soap making kit comes with a full instruction book, which also explains the chemistry behind soap. There are also some science experiments in the book which can easily be carried out in the kitchen.
Light Up Terrarium Kit
Making a mini terrarium is a great project for children to enjoy with some help from mom and dad. Setting it up is a great way to spend some quality time together, and kids will love checking on the progress of their seeds every day. The terrarium can be completely personalized – there are little figures which can be placed inside, as well as stickers to decorate the outside. The LED light on the lid is rechargeable, and will glow for around 5 hours at a time. It looks great sitting on a desk, and can even be used as a nightlight.
Moana Bed Set
Moana bedding is a great gift for any young child who is a fan of the movie. This set comes with a fitted sheet, a flat sheet, two pillowcases and a comforter, so it is perfect for giving the bedroom a whole new look. The Moana comforter set is made from microfiber polyester, which is fade resistant. It can be machine washed and tumble dried, and will still look great after many washes. This cute Disney bedding is sure to make bedtime more fun – kids will love going to bed with these new sheets!
Unicorn Bath Robe
This unicorn bathrobe is a great gift at Christmas – it is perfect for keeping cozy during the cold winter months. The rainbow unicorn robe comes in sizes 1 – 11 years, so you can easily find the perfect fit. It features pockets on either side, a waist belt and a warm hood. The super soft fleece material makes this bathrobe comfortable to wear – your child won’t want to take it off! The robe comes in various colors and designs, including different colored unicorns as well as other animals.
DC Superhero Girls Dolls
Superhero toys are great for both boys and girls, and these DC superhero girls are perfect for young girls. The six figure pack includes all the most loved female heroes, dressed in their iconic outfits from the movies. The figures can be posed, for imaginative play. They stand around 6 inches tall, so can be used with other figures in the same scale. The superhero action figures are made from high quality plastic, which will not break easily.
DC Super Hero Girls Batgirl and Batgirl Mobile
This Batgirl figure with car is an excellent gift for any young girl who loves superheroes. The Batmobile really rolls along, and has two seats inside meaning another hero can come along too! The doll comes wearing her signature costume, and the vehicle features some great details too. The Batgirl action figure is 12 inches high, so is not the same scale as the above girl hero dolls.
American Girl WellieWishers Kendall Doll
Wellie Wishers dolls are a great choice for young girls who love playing with dolls. The Kendall American Girl doll comes smartly dressed in a t-shirt and skirt, and of course with her signature boots. The doll stands at just over 14 inches tall – there is a range of other outfits available to fit dolls of this size. Wellie Wishers are great for encouraging imaginative play, and can also help encourage kids to be kind and patient – especially through the TV series and books.
LEGO Friends Advent Calendar
This LEGO Friends Advent set is a great way to mark the count down to Christmas. It contains 24 gifts, consisting of a total of 500 pieces. Kids will have so much fun building their gift each day, and it’s a great way to keep them occupied when you are busy with festive preparations. The pieces are standard scale LEGO, so they can be used in conjunction with any existing LEGO sets. If your child already has some LEGO Friends sets, they can use the Christmas decorations to decorate their houses or shops!
LEGO Friends Heartlake Jet
This LEGO Jet is a great addition to any LEGO Friends collection. It’s also perfect for starting a new collection – LEGO is an excellent gift! The set contains 230 pieces, and is recommended for children aged 6 years old and above, as are most LEGO Friends sets. There is a luggage scanner and check-in desk also included as part of the set, so it is great for imaginary playing. There are two LEGO Friends dolls included in the set too, Olivia and Matthew.
Osmo Super Studio Disney Princess
The Osmo game system is a great way to make your child’s screen time more educational, yet still fun. This Disney Princess game helps children learn to draw some of their favorite characters. The drawings can also be animated – kids will be amazed to see their animations coming to life on screen! Osmo games are great for bringing video games into the real world. They use a combination of screens physical elements to bring games to life and make them more interactive for kids. This is great for parents who worry about their child spending too long sitting in front of a screen.
Disney Moana Costume
This Moana costume is perfect for any young girl who loves dressing up, and is a fan of the movie. It comes in a range of sizes to fit ages 3 – 10 years old. The authentic costume is made from high quality material which is both long lasting and looks great. The set contains two pieces – a cropped top and a long skirt, just like Moana wears in the movie. The Moana dress has great attention to detail, which is sure to delight any young child who receives it. Girls will have hours of role playing fun with this fantastic costume.
Girls Makeup Kit
This kids makeup kit is a great gift for little girls who want to be just like mom! They will have hours of fun giving themselves and their friends makeovers. Be warned, your little girl will probably want to practice on you, too! The set contains almost 50 bold eyeshadows, 4 cheek blushes and 5 lip glosses. There are also double sided applicators to carefully apply the make up. The case contains all the make up in sections, and it looks professional and grown up. This is a great gift for a girly girl!
Trolls Nail Polish
This nail polish set is another great gift for girly girls who enjoy looking glam! It comes with 18 different colors, so there is sure to be something to match every outfit. The polish is easy to apply, and dries quickly. This is perfect for young children who can’t sit still for long! The kids nail polish can simply be peeled off when no longer required, without the need for nail polish remover. It is non-toxic and water based, so there is no need to worry about your child being exposed to harmful chemicals.
LOL Surprise Bigger Surprise
The LOL Surprise Big Surprise is a great gift for girls who are fans of LOL toys. The set contains over 60 surprises, which have never been seen before. There are some exclusive dolls and accessories in this set which are not available elsewhere. Little girls will have so much fun opening all the surprises and finding out what’s inside! The suitcase is handy as it can be used to store all the parts, as well as other LOL toys. It’s great for taking the toys to friends or grandparent’s houses too.
Melissa and Doug Quilt Kit
This kids quilting kit is a great craft project to keep them busy during the winter. There is no sewing involved, making it the perfect project for beginners. The fringes of the quilt are tucked and tied to join each square together. Once completed, the quilt measures 4 x 5 feet, so it is just right for 6 year olds to get wrapped up inside! The thick, soft fleece is comfortable and warm – perfect for relaxing on the sofa or layering up in bed. The blanket can be machine washed on a cool, gentle cycle, so no need to worry if it gets dirty.
3D Printing Pen
This 3D pen is a great gift for children who love arts and crafts. The pen works like a mini 3D printer, releasing warm plastic from the nozzle. The nozzle won’t get clogged, providing the correct filament is used. There are only 3 buttons on the pen, making it very easy to operate. The 3D pen for kids is rechargeable and will operate for 2 hours on a full charge. It comes with a project book full of ideas and inspiration, or kids can let their imagination run wild and create anything they wish.
Horse Sequin Art Kit
Sequin art is a fun project for kids to do, even if they need a little help from parents. Creating the art is both relaxing and fun, and it looks great when finished. Kids will love to proudly display their artwork in their room! There are easy to follow instructions included, and finishing the project should take around 5 – 6 hours. There are a variety of sequin art kits available, including 3D models too. So, if your child isn’t interested in horses, you are sure to find something else they will love.
DIY Charm Bracelet Craft Kit
Jewelry making kits are always popular with little girls, and this one is great for sharing with friends. The set includes pieces to make 4 charm bracelets, so this kit is great to use at a sleepover or birthday party with friends. The bracelets are really simple to make, and can be customized to make sure they are one of a kind. Kids will have hours of fun creating their bracelets, and are sure to love showing them off to mom and dad afterwards!
Top Tips to Help Pick Great Gifts for 6 Year Old Girls
Children aged 6 are usually good at telling you what they want! So, it’s a good idea to ask them if they have seen anything they would like for their birthday or for Christmas. They might have a collection of a particular toy which can be added to – this makes a great gift. 6 year olds like fitting in with their friends, so perhaps they would like a toy the same as one they have played with at a friend’s house.
Things to Consider when Choosing a Present for a Six Year Old Girl
You should think about how mature the child is before buying a present for them. Some 6 year olds still enjoy playing with the same type of toys they might have liked a few years ago, whereas others are more ‘grown up’. It’s best to find out their likes and dislikes, or if they have any hobbies. This will help you chose something they will appreciate and enjoy.
Types of Birthday Gifts that 6 Year Old Girls Love
Many 6 year old girls love dressing up and role playing, so costumes are a great gift. They might also be interested in baby dolls or Barbie dolls or similar. Many children aged 6 enjoy slightly more challenging puzzles, and will also love board games they can play with their friends or with family.
Best Birthday Presents for 6 yr Old Girls
We believe any of the toys in our review would make excellent 6th birthday presents. You might like to choose something educational to help their learning at the classroom. You might like to choose something which can be customized with a number 6, for a keepsake of her special day. Something such as a ‘6’ t-shirt or balloon is a great idea, sure to be loved by little girls!
Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for 6 Year Old Girls
Six year olds love Christmas – it is a really magical and special time of year for them. A decoration which can be brought out every year is a great gift at this time of year. There are loads of personalized Christmas gifts available, such as stories with your child’s name in them or stockings with a name embroidered on to them.