Gifts for 7 Year Old Girls

Barbie
Barbie
Groovy Girls
Groovy Girls
Disney Princesses
Disney Princesses
Bratz
Bratz
Board Games
Board Games
Webkins Pets
Webkins Pets
Build A Bear
Build A Bear
High School Musical
High School Musical

So the question was posed what are good gifts for 7 year old girls and since I have two of them I decided to go straight to the source. I wasn’t sure if I was supposed to stop them at any minute they seemed eager to tell me everything that they desired right down to the color and price (I think they have been shopping for themselves for Christmas). Their list was endless and some of the things that they mentioned I had no idea what they were talking about. Yes sometimes 7 year olds are foreign to me but it was a very fun discussion to have with my girls and even my boy chimed in on what he thought they should say (yes they disagreed with him on every answer he gave). My girls came up with several great ideas and they are as follows;

BARBIE STUFF – Anything Barbie is very cool to have, Barbie has been around so long it’s a classic gift. Girls just love to play with Barbie and all of her accessories. This year one of my daughters is eyeing the Barbie Dream House. There are many different things Barbie that you can choose from.

DOLLS - Dolls of any variety are really cool, my girls and their friends really enjoy all types of dolls and there really are all types out there. One of their favorites is the Groovy Girls line. The Groovy Girls has several different types of dolls and accessories.

DISNEY PRINCESSES – Disney Princesses is another obsession with some 7 year old girls. However I think that it is at this age that they might start growing out of this phase if they are into it. With the Disney Princesses there are 7 to choose from and each has its only little princess identity.

BRATZ PARAPHERNALIA – I am not a fan of anything Bratz especially for children this young but I do see a great deal of girls this age with Bratz stuff. They seem to really enjoy it (I actually ban this type of stuff from my own home).

MAKE UP KITS – Yes it is that age where they enjoy putting on make up. There are actually some cute little makeup kits that are out there and almost every doll company has something to offer. Some of the kits even come with extras like purses and jewelry.

JEWELRY MAKERS – There are many different types of jewelry makers out there from necklaces to bracelets and everything in between. Some of the kits have very small pieces so be careful what type you get. I think that the bigger the bangles or beads the better off you are so that the beads don’t get everywhere.

HAIR STUFF – Hair accessories especially for braids and braiding are really cool with girls. They love playing dress up which goes along with the jewelry and makeup. Clips, ties, ribbons, glitter and dye, there are so many things that can be done with hair. Most of the kits come with instructions for different hairstyles that are fairly easy to do.

BOARD GAMES – Board games are great fun for everyone and there are so many to choose from. My girls enjoy Life Twists and Turns, Apples To Apples and Disney Scene It. There are many other games too all types for all ages that kids will enjoy.

WEBKINZ PETS - Webkinz pets are stuffed animals with a secret code that you can use online at Webkinz World. Webkinz World is a virtual world for your pet where your pet has a room and you can buy them things. Children learn about money (which I wrote about in Webkinz Can Teach Your Children About Money) and taking care of their pets with these cuddly little stuffed animals and their internet world.

BUILD-A-BEAR - Either gift certificates or a trip to store is always a plus. Girls love to check out the latest animals that they have there since they change them and add to them all the time and they love getting new outfits for their “bear” (none of my children actually have bears from there).

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL PARAPHERNALIA – High School Musical 1, 2 and 3 are the latest hits from Disney. Girls love the movies and also the toys from the movie. There are all kids of High School Musical stuff to find from notebooks to clothing. Right now my girls want the dolls from the movie.

DVDs – DVD’s of all kinds are out there, the latest movies or some old classics girls of all ages love to watch DVD’s this includes movies with Barbie, Disney Princesses and Bratz Girls and so many more. Usually this time of year there are many new releases out that kids want to see.

BOOKS – Books are very important at this time since most 7 year olds are in the second grade and reading starts to really improve. I personally like to get books that are a little advanced that I can read to my kids and then books that they can read as well. Most 7 year olds are transitioning from easy reader books to short chapter books.

There are so many different types of toys that a 7 year old girl would like bikes and scooters are really popular around this age as well. It simply depends on what you want to spend on that child and that child’s personal interests. Some children vary slightly in what they like and what levels they are at. Hopefully this has been helpful and given you a few ideas on what to get.

Barbie Commercial

Bratz Music Video

Build-A-Bear Workshop

High School Musical

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Ardie profile image

Ardie 8 years ago from Neverland

Good list of toys for a 7 year old girl. My daughter is 7 and she wants many of the same things you listed :) Especially Build-A-Bear and board games.


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Triplet Mom 8 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you Ardie! I figured if I went straight to the source I couldn't go wrong. Build-A-Bear can be fun, I am even thinking about making my own soon!


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blessedmommy 7 years ago from Oklahoma City Metro, Oklahoma

I asked my seven year old girl and she would like Barbies & Barbie stuff, Toy Ponies (Jumbo size like about 1 foot tall), new clothes, art stuff and a two-story clubhouse.

Great hub and ideas.


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Triplet Mom 7 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you Blessedmommy! Those are the answers I would expect too!! My daughters love those "My Pretty Pony" toys and art stuff is always always fun.


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backchat 7 years ago from Camberley, Surrey

Thanks. My 5YO also like similar things but it is hard to keep her away from the Bratz and makeup when the older girls are into it.


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Triplet Mom 7 years ago from West Coast Author

Backchat my girls were the same at 5 years old too, influenced by older girls. So that must be the norm. I have never been a fan of Bratz dolls so it will be interesting to see what Mattel does with that line.


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Janet21 7 years ago from New York

I have a 7 year old daughter also. Unfortunately, she grew out of the girly-princess-barbie stage way too quickly! Probably because she has an older sister who no longer thought those things were "cool". Right now, she loves anything and everything to do with the Jonas Brothers. :)


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Triplet Mom 7 years ago from West Coast Author

Janet, my girls are slowly creeping into things like Hannah Montana and High School Musical so I am thinking that Jonas Brothers are right around the corner. They sure do change quickly.


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MotherHubber 7 years ago from Southern California

I have a birthday party coming up, so I really found this hub useful. My own girls are 1 and 2, and so I was a little unsure as to what to get our friend's daughter. Thanks for this!


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Triplet Mom 7 years ago from West Coast Author

MotherHubber - I am glad that this can help. I am usually stuck when it comes to kids gifts so I either ask my kids or ask my husband because he is a big kid. lol.


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laringo 7 years ago from From Berkeley, California.

Hi Triplet Mom, You hit the nail right on the head. My grandaughter will be 9 in July and all these things are still popular with her. This gift list is perfect I think for 7 to 10 year olds and sometimes beyond that.


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Triplet Mom 7 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you Laringo. It was easy for me since I went straight to the source. Nothing like having two 7 year olds telling me exactly what they would like to have. They also mentioned what was popular in school too!!


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webwin 7 years ago from Honkow

Thank you for writing this hub.


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westernangel 7 years ago from Canada

Great hub. I love the variety of gift choices you shared. Our little girls are ages 2, 3, 4 and 5. Maybe I'll write a hub about their choices some day. Keep up the good work.


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Triplet Mom 7 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you westernangel! Wow you have your hands full. That would be a great hub and very helpful!!


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Debbie Gee 7 years ago from California

wonderful collection you have!!!

Thanks..


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Triplet Mom 7 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you Debbie Gee!!


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fiona_33 6 years ago from UK

Great ideas for gifts for girls.


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Triplet Mom 6 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you fiona!


brtaiwo 6 years ago

I like this but i need a gift for my 6 weeks old!! Any way where did you get the videos you posted did you create the?


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Triplet Mom 6 years ago from West Coast Author

brtaiwo - Congrats on your new baby. For me I only give gifts on the birthday! So you have a few months to figure out a good gift for your babies first birthday!


tiyairah 6 years ago

my cosin has a bithday on the 25 of may and she 7 yeas old and she loves singing what shoulld i get her


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Triplet Mom 6 years ago from West Coast Author

tiyairah - There are a lot of different musical gifts you can get for your cousin including several different types of Disney Karaoke systems for High School Musical, Hannah Montana and other Disney Characters.


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Paul Peterson 6 years ago

You can also gift her a razor go kart.. For your tomboy girl :)


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Triplet Mom 6 years ago from West Coast Author

Paul Peterson - Thanks for the idea!


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Seakay 6 years ago from Florida

Ah, those were the days...Barbie, Barbie clothes, Barbie car, Barbie's house .... it was fun at the time... now it's the grandchildren but it's bikes, skateboards, video games, Wii.... and on and on... bigger, better, and more $$$$!


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Triplet Mom 6 years ago from West Coast Author

Seakay - So very true. My kids have quickly moved on to the bigger and better! Thanks for your comments.


Roy Miller 6 years ago

I have a question. My niece's birthday will be in this Nov. Can you suggest me some good kids books? I can spend up to $200.


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Triplet Mom 6 years ago from West Coast Author

Roy - It really depends on the child's reading level. Although I have two girls that are the same age they both are at different levels. Some of the books my girls like are series books such as Nancy Drew books, Captain Underpants and the A to Z Mysteries books by Ron Roy. Hope this helps.


joydeep 6 years ago

Great gift ideas..I really loved it..I was actually looking for it...:)


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nikitha p 6 years ago from India

great hub and great ideas.


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Triplet Mom 6 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you joydeep and nikitha!


aaa 6 years ago

great effort and nice gifts hope low costs and prices .


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Triplet Mom 6 years ago from West Coast Author

Thanks aaa!!


Mindy 6 years ago

Great tips thanks. I agree with the bratz dolls I can't stand them.


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Triplet Mom 6 years ago from West Coast Author

Thanks Mindy! Glad someone else agrees about those dolls :)


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cloudhardy 6 years ago from United State

Good Hub!!!!!

The hub is informative in the sense that the information shared is useful for every one as we have to very often give gifts to our dear ones. In this way the suggestion shard is terrifically useful. Thanks a lot and keep on hubbing.


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Triplet Mom 6 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you cloudhardy!!


joyce.blue 5 years ago

Great and informative hub. Nowadays, kids love many things but definitely this hub gave me some ideas on what to buy for my niece.


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Triplet Mom 5 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you Joyce.blue!


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Triplet Mom 2 months ago

Thanks Mindy! Glad someone else agrees about those dolls :)

cloudhardy 5 weeks ago

Good Hub!!!!!

The hub is informative in the sense that the information shared is useful for every one as we have to very often give gifts to our dear ones. In this way the suggestion shard is terrifically useful. Thanks a lot and keep on hubbing.

Triplet Mom 5 weeks ago

Thank you cloudhardy!!

joyce.blue 4 days ago

Great and informative hub. Nowadays, kids love many things but definitely this hub gave me some ideas on what to buy for my niece.

Triplet Mom 3 days ago

Thank you Joyce.blue!


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AnkushKohli 5 years ago from India

Pics quality is not very good otherwise very well collection, thanks!


Caseri 5 years ago

I'm also trying to decide what to get my daughter who will be turning 7. She's into like the miniature things or maybe I will get her some jewelry. Last year all she wanted was clothes


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Triplet Mom 5 years ago from West Coast Author

Caseri - If you want miniature things try Littlest Pet Shop. They seem to like those a lot!


Suzanne 5 years ago

Just curious - how is Barbie that different from the Bratz dolls?


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Triplet Mom 5 years ago from West Coast Author

I don't actually see a real difference although some claim that Bratz are more urban or hip. Not sure that I buy into that. I guess its all about what appeals to the kids.


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stephhicks68 5 years ago from Bend, Oregon

Good job! My 8-year old daughter has never been into dolls of any kind, or even princesses, for that matter. But she loves stuffed animals, costumes and jewelry. So, not quite a definite tomboy. Littlest Pet Shop and Zoobles are hits. Animals - top notch. Rated up and useful!


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PhotoBabyInvites 5 years ago

Fantastic hub! You surely had the best idea for little girls gifts.


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Triplet Mom 5 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you stephhicks and photobaby!


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catherinenbrooks 5 years ago from Santa Rosa, CA

Good Listing and awesome hubs...


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1stPhotoInvites 5 years ago

Definitely Barbis is so in demand!


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Triplet Mom 5 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you catherinebrooks and 1stphotoinvites!!


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texasgirlfw 5 years ago

Thanks for the great ideal. I will definitely kee this in mind.


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cocofireah 4 years ago from USA

Good list of gifts for 7 year old children.


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Triplet Mom 4 years ago from West Coast Author

Thank you cocofireah


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