Buying gifts for children gets more and more difficult every year. There is simply so much choice nowadays, it’s almost impossible to tell what’s worth buying and what isn’t. That’s why we are here to help with this comprehensive guide to finding the perfect gifts for girls aged 9, whether you are looking for something big to surprise them with, or just a little stocking filler. You’ll find helpful advice on deciding what to choose for your girl, as well as detailed descriptions of each of the 20+ best gifts we have chosen.
Top Toys and Gifts for 9 Year Old Girls
Here, you will find our picks of over 20 great toys, games and gifts which are sure to delight a 9 year old on her special day. There is something to suit all tastes and budgets here.
Sketch It Nail Pens Salon
This nail art kit is great for girls who love to paint their nails and are looking for something a little different. This kit will allow girls to create intricate designs on their nails, as well as adding gems. The nail art pens are double sided, with tips of different sizes at each end. One has a larger brush for painting the nail a base color whilst the other has a more delicate tip for finer details. There are five different colors included so girls can have loads of fun experimenting with different color combinations.
Fairy Jar Art for Girls
This fairy jar kit is a great activity to keep girls amused when they are stuck at home for a while. The kit comes with everything needed to decorate the jar, all you need to do is add a couple of batteries. The lid of the jar lights up with an LED light, so it’s perfect for using as a beautiful nightlight. Step by step instructions are included, so kids can easily complete the activity on their own. Kids will love being creative and will be so proud to display the end result in their room.
Jewelkeeper Ballerina Music Jewelry Box
This ballerina jewelry box is a great gift for girls who love jewelry and need somewhere to store it safely. This adorable box has two pull-out drawers as well as an upper compartment so there is plenty of space for everything. A ring roll can be found inside the main section, too. There is a small mirror inside the ballerina box so girls can check how they look. The dancer spins around as Swan Lake plays after winding up the box. There is a useful gift box included which makes gifting this jewelry box even easier.
Creativity for Kids Spa Day
This girls spa set is a great gift for girls who love to be just like mom! It comes with everything the need to have a mini pamper session at home such as a foot bath, eye mask and a battery-operated nail dryer. Girls will love inviting their friends over to have a spa party – it is perfect for using at sleepovers! It’s also great for girls who want to have a pamper party for their birthday. The kit also includes water-based nail polish which is safe for kids as it is non toxic. There are stickers to decorate the nails to really finish off the look.
Pink Princess Castle Tent
This princess tent is a great gift for girls who want their own special place to relax and play. The tent offers kids some privacy and their own space, and is great for the imagination too. The play tent can be used indoors or outdoors, and the mesh windows offer breathability and ventilation. If the tent is used outdoors, there are ground stakes to keep it securely anchored. The tent is large enough for a small adult to fit inside, so kids will have plenty of space inside.
Hair Chalk for Kids
This hair chalk set comes with 10 different colors so there is something to match any outfit! Girls will have so much fun changing the color of their hair, then simply washing it out with shampoo to start again the next day. The hair chalks give great results no matter what the natural color of the hair. They can even be used as face paints which can easily be washed off the skin. The set will last for ages – each pen offers up to 80 applications. Kids will enjoy applying the hair colors to their own hair and to their friends as they are easy to use and not too messy.
Magnetic Mini Tile Art
This craft kit is perfect for girls to do without any help from parents. It comes with a set of paints, tiles and magnets. Kids paint their chosen design on the tiles then attach the magnet to the back, to make their very own fridge magnets. This kit is perfect for kids to do with their friends, or they can share the completed magnets with their friends. They are also great for giving as gifts – this kit is perfect for your child to make their own Christmas gifts for the whole family!
Flower Crown Kit for Girls
This flower crown kit comes with everything a girl needs to create four beautiful floral crowns to wear and share. There are roses, berries, leaves and of course glitter paint to add extra sparkle and shine. The kit would be great to use at a party, so all guests can make their own crown to take home. That’s why we think this would make a great birthday present for a 9 year old girl. All materials are child-safe and non-toxic, so you can let the kids loose without worrying about them being exposed to any harmful chemicals.
Fashion Angels Portfolio
This Fashion Angels sketch pad is an excellent gift for girls who love drawing and designing and are starting to become interested in beauty. The pad comes with stencils and stickers which can be used to create different looks on the faces, fingernails and eyes which are printed inside the book. The book even has a convenient storage pouch on the back, which makes this great for girls to use on the go. This is a fun, educational gift which is perfect for encouraging creativity and allowing girls to express themselves through art and design. They are sure to have hours and hours of fun creating new and exciting looks!
Heart Mermaid Tail Blanket for Girls
This mermaid blanket is a great Christmas present for girls. It’s perfect for getting cozy on the sofa to watch a movie or read a book in the winter! This blanket is made from super-soft double-sided fleece which makes it both comfortable and warm. The blanket is thin enough that it can be used to keep the chill away in the spring and summer, but it’s also perfect for layering up with in the winter. It comes in a choice of different colors so you can find something to match your child’s bedroom or choose their favorite colors.
Alex DIY Friends Forever Scrapbook
This scrapbooking kit would make an excellent gift for a 9th birthday. It can be filled with photos and memories from the special day, to help remember them forever! It would also be great for Christmas, or any other special occasion your girl wants to remember. Girls might also like to make the scrapbook as a special gift for their best friend. It comes with loads of supplies such as stickers, gems and ribbons to customize the book and make it really one of a kind. There are almost 50 pages to design and fill, so there’s plenty room to keep those special memories safe.
Fun Creative DIY Craft for Kids
This 3D puzzle set is a great gift for Christmas when kids need something to keep themselves busy. The puzzle pieces can be used to build a total of 9 different models, ranging from the Eiffel Tower to a butterfly. The pieces come black and white, and there are 40 marker pens included to color them in. Kids will be so proud when they complete a model and will love to have it on display in their bedroom. The coloring is great for relaxing the brain, and is sure to keep kids busy for a long time.
The unicorn Fingerling is a tiny interactive pet which girls will love! The pet responds to touch and motion and will react with head turns, blinks and cute noises. The finger unicorn will fall asleep if you pet her, and get excited if you make a loud noise! It will even kiss you back if you blow a kiss! The unicorn comes in three different styles, each a different color. They are great for collecting!
Bracelet Making Kit
This rubber band bracelet kit is ideal for girls who love to make and wear jewelry. The kit can make almost 30 bracelets in a variety of colors and styles. It comes with an unbreakable loom as well as over 600 bands in a wide range of colors. The bands are latex free so they are safe for children. Kids will love making bracelets to match all their outfits and to share with their friends. This kit is certain to keep girls occupied for a long time as they get addicted to making more bracelets!
Disney Princess Necklace Activity
This set for making Disney Princess necklaces is great for any young girl who loves Princesses! The necklaces are so easy to make – simply slide the beads and charms onto the silicone thread and you’re done! They can be reused over and over again to create different looks, so your child can make a new necklace to suit her mood each day. The kit includes charms of 5 popular princesses, so your little girl is sure to find her favorite!
Cooking and Baking Set for Kids
This kids baking set is a great gift for children who love to help out in the kitchen. The set comes in a choice of two colors – either pink or blue. It includes an apron, chefs hat and important kitchen tools such as a wooden spoon, a whisk and cookie cutters. Everything is made from good quality materials which can be used to really prepare food, unlike toy sets aimed at younger children. The clothing is also washable in the washing machine on a gentle cycle, so there’s no need to worry if the cooking gets messy!
Superstar Coloring Book
The Crayola Fashion Superstar is a great drawing book for girls who love fashion. The 62 page book comes with over 40 coloring pencils and markers as well as a case to keep everything in. The drawing pad has different clothes inside which kids can decorate and customize as they choose. There is also an app available on iOs and Android platforms which offers fun fashion challenges and rewards.
LEGO Friends Mia’s Tree House
This LEGO Friends treehouse is great for any girl who collects LEGO sets, or is looking to start a collection. It has over 350 pieces, so building the set should keep kids busy for a few hours. The set comes with two figures, one boy and one girl, as well as some pets. The tree house features a climbing net and a zip wire, so the figures can have fun playing in the house! Girls will have hours of fun building and playing with this LEGO Friends set, and it can be combined with other LEGO bricks for endless building opportunities.
Nicki’s Horse Stables Construction Set
This horse building toy is great fun for those girls who are crazy about ponies and horses! The horse and rider and both articulated so the figure can ride the horse over the included jump. There are almost 300 pieces in the set, including many great accessories to make playing with the set even more fun. 9 year olds will be able to build the set easily without help, so it’s a great project to keep them busy for a little while! This is the perfect gift for any young horse lover.
Fashion Design Kit for Girls
This kids fashion design kit is a great gift for children who love arts and crafts and clothes. The kit is perfect for helping girls learn to sew and practice their skills, whilst also designing their own outfits. The tools provided are real, such as the miniature mannequin, scissors and tape measure. That’s why it is recommended that an adult helps out when a child is using this kit. There are over 50 pieces in this kit including fabric swatches and ribbons – hours of fun will be had designing and creating miniature clothing!
Awesome T-Shirt for a 9 Year Old Girl
This 9 year old birthday shirt would make a great gift for the birthday girl to wear on her special. It comes in a choice of 9 different colors, so you can choose which she would like best. It also comes in different sizes so it should fit even if the birthday girl is bigger or smaller than the average 9 year old. The birthday shirt is made from cotton so it is comfortable to wear, and it washes well without fading or shrinking.
GirlZone Lip Balm Kit
The Lip Balm Studio is a great activity to keep kids entertained and give them something useful afterwards. The kit comes with everything needed to make different lip balms, including flavors, glitter and stickers to decorate the pots. Nine year olds should be able to do the activity without much help, and it doesn’t make too much mess either. Kids will be able to use their lip balms afterwards, or give them to their friends to share.
How to Pick a Great Gift for Girls Aged 9
There is so much choice when it comes to buying gifts for girls, it’s often difficult to narrow it down and find something really great. Any of the gifts in our review would be perfect! You could look at popular brands and find the best selling toys – they often advertise the age range a particular toy is suitable for.
Also ask them if they have seen anything at the toy store, or if their friends have something they love. Kids this age really love being like their friends. If your child has a collection, you might wish to choose something which can grow their collection. Examples might be Beanie Boos or LEGO Friends – this makes finding a great gift much easier!
Considerations When Shopping for a 9 Year Old Girl
You should always make sure a toy is age-appropriate for your child before buying. Some nine year olds are quite mature and won’t like more childish toys. Other kids are happy to continue playing with toys until they are a bit older, so pay attention to your own child’s needs and wishes. You might like to think about their favorite animals or characters when choosing a gift. Unicorns are popular with young girls!
Choosing the Perfect Christmas Gifts for 9 Yr Olds
Christmas is a magical time of year for children, even if they no longer believe in Father Christmas. Any of the gifts in our review would be great for Christmas! Things like crafting kits or beauty kits are ideal, as they can help keep kids amused when they are off school and stuck at home when it’s cold and snowing.