Gift Ideas for Nine Year Old Girls
Top Gifts for 9 Yr Old Girls
Holidays and Birthdays seem to drive us to find age and gender specific gifts ideas. 9 year olds still like dressing up, but they are also maturing. These gifts ideas are meant to be for daughters, and friends on special occasions.
#1 Gift Ipod touch for young girls
#1 Ipod touch and Itunes gift card
If you're tired as I am of your little girls running down the battery on your Iphone playing angry birds, now is the time to get her an Ipod touch. The touch is better than a phone since it doesn't have the expensive monthly service fee, but it does have the great features of the Iphone. It shoots video, takes pictures, has a microphone for an IP phone (skype works on it) and it supports all the game applications and texting that kids love.
We got this for our 9 year old girl and she loves it, but it does require boundaries. She's been on it non stop, so we have limited her use. It's an outstanding gift, although still on the expensive side. If you decide to purchase this, get it from Costco for a great price and warranty.
The super cool and trendy fingerless gloves for kids
#2 A very cool gift of fingerless gloves
Fingerless gloves are cool. The San Diego Hat Company makes super stylish gloves for kids that the funky 9 year old will love. This gift shows her and her friends that you know what is cool. I only suggest this for girls that have a girly stylish side. This is very trendy stuff.
Nine year old Girls can Play basketball - Sport gifts are great for keeping them active
As kids grow it's important to get them an adjustable goal. Most nine year olds should be able to raise and lower the hoop on their own. This is a great gift idea for young girls to keep them active and to play with the whole family
# 3 A Basketball Hoop and Ball
First, you may have to teach your daughters to love sports. I feed them M&Ms while pointing at the TV with a laser pointer and ask them to name players and positions. Get it right and get a treat.
9 is the age where kids really need to pick up basketball or will most likely never pick up the sport. It's so much easier to learn when your young and shooting some hoops with your daughter is a great way to spend time together and be active. For our girl, she has a pink Nike basketball. This year she needs a hoop!
#4 Nails and Lunch
i don't know that I'll ever understand this girl thing, but even at nine they like to be pampered and have a semi adult experience. Take your girl and maybe a friend to get her nails done and out to lunch. Bring her a few kids magazines and maybe some gum to chew on so she truly enjoys herself.
Even at 9, gifts that are experiences are much appreciated.
Honda 50, The Best Beginner motorcycle for girls
#5 A Dirt Bike with Training Wheels
I think everyone should learn to ride a motorcycle. If my wife would allow me to do it, my daughter would get a 50 cc or a 70 cc Honda with training wheels. Now, we live on a cul de sac and I'd let her ride it. One issue with gifts like this is that other neighborhood parents have pretty strong feelings against them and there is no doubt other kids would love to hop on it. So, use your best judgement, but I think getting kids on dirt bikes early teaches them valuable skills and it takes a ton of energy to ride one of these. It's much better to be tearing it up than watching TV.
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My Daughter is Turning Nine
Each year I think about what to get my daughter and I love to look back and see what I considered the previous years like when she was seven and eight. Probably a few of those ideas would still be good. This year, she is 9, and she's really turning into a little lady.
From eight years old to nine has been a big growth year for her. She's outgrown her bike, and finally the golf clubs I bought her for her fourth birthday are too small. Her personality and likes seem to be coming more focused. For play, she loves sports like softball, basketball and golf. For education she loves to read. She also loves to eat - my other daughters don't have nearly the passion for food that she does.
She also has new responsibilities now that she's turning nine. She's started babysitting when we go to the neighbors or for a short walk, we give her our cell phone while we are out so she can call us in an emergency. While my wife and I haven't agreed on this, I'm in favor of getting her a cell phone for her 9th birthday or Christmas.
She's also gotten her first email account this year and has been commandeering our laptops. I think it's a good idea to get kids their own computer (I get not everyone agrees with me) for email and since she loves to read, I'd rather get her an Ipad where she can surf the web, do email and read books in the Kindle application, then buy her books or a separate device for reading. So, I think an Ipad would be a killer gift for her ninth birthday.
I also love playing sports with her. Whether it's batting practice in the front yard, going to the golf range to hit a quick bucket of ball, shooting hoops outside, or playing foursquare, I think sporting goods make great gifts for girls to play with their dads. I'm leaning toward getting her an adjustable basketball hoop and having it installed for her birthday gift.
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