We know that shopping for tween girls can be difficult, which is why we have created this gift guide which is bursting full with over 20 great gifts. You will find our picks of the best presents whether you are looking for a crafting kit or a new electronic, there is sure to be something she will love here.
20+ Best Gifts for 10 Year Old Girls
In this section, you will find our detailed reviews and descriptions of over 20 toys, games and gifts which are perfect to give to girls aged 10. There is something to suit all tastes, and all budgets, here. No matter if you are looking for a stocking filler or a big ticket item, you are guaranteed to find just what you are looking for in our review.
Walkies Talkies For Girls
These girls walkie talkies are a great gift for girls who love to explore the outdoors. The twin pack of two-way radios has a great range of up to 2 miles, so they are perfect for playing outside as well as using on camping or hiking trips. There are 3 channels which will avoid interference and there’s a bright LCD display for using the radios in the dark. They also come equipped with a flashlight which is useful at night. The radios come in a choice of colors, and they are designed to fit small hands easily. They offer crystal clear sound so kids can easily understand one another when communicating with these radios.
Scooter For Girls
This 3 wheel scooter is a great way for kids to travel to school in style. It’s also fun for playing around outside. The handle is height adjustable so it will grow with your child until they are around 14 years old. The wheels flash as they spin, which makes riding this scooter even more fun! The scooter has an enclosed rear brake, and the two wheels at the front give great stability. It comes in a choice of different colors, so you can find something to suit your girl’s personality!
Mini Drone For Kids
This butterfly drone is great for girls who love technology! It comes in a selection of colors – either blue, green or pink. The drone is easy to control, by wearing the remote on the hand the drone will respond to different motions. It can do tricks such as 360 degree flips and spins with just a flick of the wrist. This nano drone charges fully in just 30 minutes, which gives about 7 minutes of active flying time. It’s a great way to introduce beginners to drone flying, to see if they like it before investing in something more high-tech and expensive.
Fragrance Perfume Making Science Kit
This make your own perfume kit is a great gift for girls who are starting to get interested in beauty. It is actually a science kit and can be used to carry out 13 different experiments, whilst also allowing kids to make their own perfumes and bath salts. There are easy to follow instructions included, as well as a set of tools to help do the experiments. This is a great Christmas gift as it will help keep kids amused when school is out and the weather is cold. Girls will love to show off their new scientific knowledge when they go back to school!
My First Sewing Kit
The Alex My First Sewing Kit is great for children who have an interest in sewing or are keen to learn how. It comes with everything a child needs to start sewing straight away. There’s a pin cushion, scissors, measuring tape, stuffing buttons and many more. Kids can create a handy pouch to keep stationary or other items, as well as well as a cute stuffed cat. Everything can be stored in the case between sewing sessions, so this kit is also great for taking out and about.
Create Your Own Windows Art
This window art kit can be used to make 20 different projects, so it’s great for keeping kids busy for a little while! There are 12 different plastic templates to paint on, as well as an acetate sheet which can be used to create your own designs. There are 8 different colors or paint included, some of which are glittery. The colors can be mixed to make really one of a kind designs. There are sample designs included which can be traced over, so there’s no need to worry if your artistic talent is lacking!
Dreamworks Trolls Non Toxic Peel Set for Kids
This Trolls nail polish is a great gift for tween girls who love the movie and also love beauty! The set includes 18 different colors, so there is something to match every outfit! Each bottle has a picture of one of the characters on – kids are sure to find their favorite! The kids nail polish is water-based, which means it is non-toxic and safe to use. It can also be picked off when no longer needed, so there’s no need for nail polish remover. The polish is quick to dry when applied, so it’s perfect for impatient kids who don’t like hanging about waiting for it to dry!
ALEX Toys DIY Headbands
This hair band making kit is perfect for girls who love both hair accessories and craft kits. The kit comes with everything you need to make 10 different hair accessories. There are plain satin headbands in a variety of colors as well as flowers, ribbons, gems and many more accessories to decorate them with. Kids will have hours of fun creating different looks, and they will love showing them off when finished! This is also a great birthday present for girls – they can decorate one hair band each as part of the birthday part.
Toys DIY Wear Infinity Jewelry
This jewelry making kit is a nice, unique gift for girls who have everything! If your girl loves wearing jewelry, she is sure to love making her own! The kit comes with over 30 pieces which can be used to make a selection of necklaces and bracelets. The pieces are simple to make, with no glue or tools necessary – this means kids can do the activity without adult help. The kit comes with different colors of cords as well as pretty charms and easy to use clasps. Girls will love making bracelets to wear and share with their friends. Similar to the headband kit above, this is a great choice for a girl’s birthday party.
Crayola Light Up Tracing Pad
The light up tracing pad is a great gift for girls who love to draw. It comes with 10 tracing sheets including a catwalk scene and a horse, as well as many accessories to decorate and customize the pictures. There are also colored pencils, a drawing pencil and some blank sheets of paper included, so kids can start drawing and creating right away. The powerful LEDs ensure the whole surface is well-lit, so the board can even be used in poor lighting conditions. It is designed to hold the paper securely in place without the use of clips, leaving the whole surface free for drawing.
VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2
The Kidizoom smartwatch DX2 is a great first smartwatch for children. It features two cameras which can be used to take selfies and videos, as well as over 50 different clock faces in both digital and analogue style. The watch features built-in games and also has a movement sensor. This means it can be used as a pedometer as well as being used for active challenges. The DX2 smartwatch comes in a choice of either a purple, pink or blue band. The watch is practical for kids as it is splash-proof and has a rechargeable battery.
Colorful Hair Accessories For Girls
These no crease hair ties are perfect for girls who love wearing hair accessories but don’t want to risk breaking or splitting their hair. They are made from soft and stretchy elastic with no metal parts, meaning they are gentle on hair. All the bands in the image above are included, 10 cards each with 5 ties in different color schemes and patterns. So, there’s a total of 50 ties – sure to be enough to match every outfit! These are the perfect stocking stuffers for girls, and they can even be worn as bracelets as they are soft and comfortable.
Color Your Own Water Bottle Kit
This color your own water bottle is a great, easy craft project for girls. They will love to go to school with their very own, one-of-a-kind water bottle! There are five brightly colored markers included in the kit, as well as gems to customize the bottle even more. The bottle is aluminum, so it is BPA free and safe to drink from. It comes with a handy clip on the lid which means it can be attached to a backpack or lunch bag. The bottle holds 18.9 fl. oz so it’s large enough to keep kids hydrated during a school day or a day out.
LEGO Disney Princess Sleeping Beauty’s Fairytale Castle
This LEGO Princess set is great for older girls who love Disney and love building LEGOs. It has just over 300 pieces, which is perfect for a 10 year old to build by themselves. The Sleeping Beauty castle comes with figures and accessories as well as Malificent’s lair. Girls aged 10 might not want to play with the LEGO as they would have done at a younger age, but building it is great fun and it would look super cute as a decoration in their bedroom. If they do still enjoy playing with toys, there are plenty of accessories and interactive elements which are ideal for acting out scenes and adventures with!
The So Slime DIY kit is great fun for kids who love slime! It comes with everything you need to make slime, all you need to add is water. There are 10 slime powders, as well as glitter and surprise figures to put inside the slime. It also includes containers to put the slime in and stickers to label them with. The kit doesn’t need glue, and there is very little mess – so it’s ideal for parents! Kids will love playing with this kit on their own or with friends – it is sure to keep them busy for hours!
Musical Jewelry Box
This horse jewelry box is perfect for any little girl who love horses. Inside, there is a twirling horse as well as a ring holder and a generous storage compartment. The box plays nice music too, and there is a strong clasp to keep the lid safely closed. There’s a mirror inside the box so girls can make sure they are looking their best once they’ve got their jewelry on!
Butterfly Diary With Lock
This butterfly diary is perfect for girls who love writing secret messages. It comes with a lock to keep all your daughters writing and drawings safely locked inside. The front cover has a beautiful design with sparkles, butterflies and a paisley print pattern. The pages inside are blank so they are ideal for writing as well as drawing and doodling. Girls will love creating their very own secret diary filled with thoughts and memories to keep and add to.
Bloxels Build Your Own Video Game
Bloxels is a great gift for girls who enjoy video games as well as STEM learning. The Bloxels app can be downloaded to your device, then kids build their game using the board and colored tiles, which will then come to life on the screen! The game board measures 13 x 13 inches, and there are over 300 blocks included in 8 different colors. The game comes with a case with different sections to keep all the colored blocks stored neatly. Kids will have hours of fun using this game design kit, and it is great to help get them interested in STEM from an early age.
Razor Electric Moped
The Razor moped is an amazing gift for girls who are looking for something a bit different from a bicycle or a scooter. It comes with a set of safety accessories including a helmet, elbow pads and knee pads. The scooter can travel a distance of 10 miles on a single charge, and it can reach top speeds of 15 miles per hour. Kids will be the talk of the neighborhood with this amazing scooter, and it is sure to last them for many years. This would make a great, special present at Christmas or on her birthday.
String Art Kit – Owl
String art kits are great craft kits for older children. It is a bit more challenging than some kids crafting kits, and the results are a beautiful piece of art which can be proudly displayed in their bedroom. This kit comes with three foam canvases featuring different patterns including an owl and a sun. The different colored pins are pushed into the holes in the canvas before string is threaded between them to complete the design. The push pins are easy to insert, with no hammer or other tools required. Everything you need is included in the kit, so kids can get stuck in right away. This is the perfect activity to keep kids occupied over the Christmas period!
Nancy Drew Mystery Stories
The Nancy Drew books are great for children aged around 8 – 12 years old, meaning they are the perfect gift for 10 year old girls. This collection includes books 1 – 4, so there is plenty of reading to keep kids entertained for a while. The mystery stories are sure to appeal to a range of tastes, and they are written at a level which is perfect for 10 year olds to understand. This 4 book collection is nicely presented in a box with colorful graphics on the front – it will make a great addition to any book shelf.
Unique Gifts for Girls Who Have Everything
Many children nowadays have absolutely everything, which can make buying gifts somewhat difficult. This becomes even more of a challenge if you are running out of space to store their toys and belongings. In this case, it might be best to get something practical which will be used often. Crafting kits are great for kids who have everything too – they don’t take up much space, they provide hours of entertainment and kids will be left with something totally unique and handmade!
What Should I Get my 10 Year Old for Christmas?
Any of the gifts in our review here would be perfect for giving at Christmas. Ten year olds might not believe in Father Christmas, but they will still look forward to Christmas and the gifts it brings! They might tell you what they would like – or try asking their friends. Ten year olds love to be the same as their friends to fit in with the group. Crafting kits are ideal to keep kids busy when they are off school over Christmas, as are books and board games. If you will be having family over for Christmas, board games are great for keeping everyone entertained!
Considerations When Choosing a Gift for a 10 Year Old Girl
There are a few things worth keeping in mind when shopping for a gift for girls aged 10. You should ensure the toy or gift is age-appropriate- neither too childish nor too mature. Of course, not all girls mature at the same rate, so some children might still enjoy toys which are aimed at younger children and there is nothing wrong with this. Think about what they already have and if there is anything they need. For example, they might have a collection which you could add something to.