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Best Gifts for 5 year old girls

Updated on January 8, 2015

Best Gifts for 5 year Old Girls

Are you looking for a perfect gift for a 5 year old girl? The kind of gift that will light up her face with excitement, make her Holidays special, and "instantly turn you into" the Best Mom, Dad, Uncle, Aunt, Grandparent, or Friend Ever? Here you will find a collection of the best gifts for 5 year old girls - the most wished for toys, best Christmas gifts, 2013 best sellers, and most popular educational toys for kindergartners and preschoolers. Every child is different, with her own likes and preferences, and we offer plenty of gift options for 5 year old girls, so that you can choose the perfect Birthday or Christmas Gift Your Child will Love!

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What do 5 year old girls like?

What are the best gifts for 5 year old girls? 5 year old girls enjoy pretend play - playing with dolls, pretending she is a teacher at school, a cashier at a grocery store, or a princess... 5 year olds are very eager to learn to read, write, and work with numbers, so educational games and gaming devices that help them advance their skills make great gifts. They also enjoy arts and crafts, puzzles, and construction sets. Bikes, scooters, roller skates are also among the most desirable gifts for 5 year old girls.

#1 Tablet for kids

A Tablet for Kids is one of the best educational gifts for 5 year old girl. We recommend the top selling kids tablets LeapPad, InnoTab, and Kindle Fire HD. LeapPad and InnoTab are more suitable for girls just turning 5. If you are looking for a tablet that can be used under parental supervision and/ or shared with an older sibling, Kindle Fire HD without the Special Offers is the way to go. Tablets with android apps are a better long-term investment, since many Apps can be downloaded for free. Be sure to read about the new Kindle Fire HD Parental Controls App for Kindle Fire.

#2 Construction Sets and Puzzles

LEGO brick sets are a great addition to any toy collection. By 5 years old, kids are usually ready to start working with smaller LEGO pieces, and there are so many great play sets to choose from!

LEGO Friends Heartlake High 41005
LEGO Friends Heartlake High 41005

Lego building bricks make great educational gifts that help enhance hand-eye coordination, develop creative thinking, teach to think in 3D and to follow directions. If siblings or friends work on a LEGO project together, they also learn to work as a team and take turns. Lego Friends series made just for girls are a hit with 5 year old girls. They are challenging to put together and fun to play with once the construction is complete.


#3 Live Butterfly Pavillion

Insect Lore Butterfly Pavilion - Large Habitat Hatching Kit With Voucher For 10 Caterpillars
Insect Lore Butterfly Pavilion - Large Habitat Hatching Kit With Voucher For 10 Caterpillars

Your 5 year old may have experienced the joy of raising Live Butterflies at a daycare or school. With a little help from adult, your child can take care of caterpillars and then watch them transform into beautiful butterflies. Truly fantastic learning experience for kids and adults alike. This Insect Lore Live Butterfly Pavilion is one of the best gifts you can give a 5 year old girl! Be sure to click on the link above to read the excellent customer reviews of this kit.


#4 Board Games

Remember how much you enjoyed playing board games when you were little? 5 year old girls are at the age when they know how to take turns and are not as frustrated with losses as a 3 year old might be. As your child is getting older, playing board games might become one of your five year old's favorite family activities. To keep her attention longer, choose games that don't require much strategy. Some of the games I would recommend for the age group are Spot it and Spot it Jr, Operation, Hi-Ho Cherry-O, CandyLand, Zingo, Sequence for Kids, and Hoot Owl Hoot!

#5 Best Gift for 5 year old girls - who like dolls and doll houses

Fisher Price Loving FamilyTM Grand Dollhouse Super Set (Caucasian Family)
Fisher Price Loving FamilyTM Grand Dollhouse Super Set (Caucasian Family)

This fun Fisher Price Loving FamilyTM Grand Dollhouse Super Set includes the dollhouse, baby twins, Mom, Dad, dining room table and 2 chairs & 2 booster seats, a living room with a chair, a bookcase, 2 tables, dog with puppies, and accessories. "Spa-like Bathroom has opening vanity drawers, soft towels and rug, and other luxurious touches. Up-to-date Kitchen has refrigerator that opens, and special cooktop sounds." Great pretend play set for 5 year old girls!


Dolls and pretend play sets

Dolls and doll Play sets make wonderful gifts for 5 year old girls - they are fantastic pretend play toys for imaginative play. Dolls have a great teaching potential. By taking caring of dolls (dressing up and undressing them, putting them to bed, feeding them, taking them out for a walk), girls improve fine motor, cognitive, and problem solving skills. By acting out different scenarios (playing school, Mommy & baby, doctor's office), they practice language and social skills. Although not everyone will agree that dolls are educational toys, doll play can help a child develop important life skills.

#6 Kiwi Crate Subscription - Unique Gift Idea

Popular educational gift for kids

Kiwi Crate is a unique gift idea for girls who like DIY type of projects. Kiwi Crate is a monthly subscription box that includes all materials and instructions needed for 2 DIY projects. Some of the projects from previous Kiwi Crates include a lantern, a bird costume, kites, color block painting on canvas, sailing boat, and hanging mobiles. You can purchase a single crate or a gift subscription - whatever works for your budget. Also, additional supplies can be ordered for a sibling. Kids love getting a surprise in their mailbox. They enjoy the fun and learning that Kiwi Crate delivers and proudly display every project they complete. Plus, they get to keep the craft supplies like markers, crayons, paint, scissors, hole punch, craft paper that are often included in the boxes (not all at one time, but you can accumulate a small collection of craft supply leftovers if you keep the subscription for a few months :) Plus, every once in a while, Kiwi Crate likes to send small gifts to their loyal customers, like Kiwi crate playing cards, fun erasers, etc.

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#7 Craft kits for girls who like to Create and Decorate

The Orb Factory Stick'n Style Crystal Clutch
The Orb Factory Stick'n Style Crystal Clutch

5 year old girls like DIY type of gifts - toys they can make, decorate, or personalize. Orb Factory makes a great variety of mosaics and craft kits, including stylish clutch, jewelry boxes, sparkle bands, and so much more. Little girls love the opportunity to get creative and take great pride in the finished product :)


#8 Art kits for girls who like Art

5 year old girls like to experiment with a variety art mediums. Give her an opportunity to explore her creativity with art supplies and kits. Let her create fashions, scratch foil, and use sand, clay, or paint in creating her masterpieces.

#9 Gifts for active 5 year old girls

Scooters, skates, bikes, trampoline, tents, and outdoor play sets are great gifts for active 5 year old who enjoy spending time outdoors.

Best Outdoor Play sets
This article is filled with great Playground Equipment Options for your Home, Daycare, School, Church, or Community. Here you will find best outdoor play set...

#10 Little Passports

Monthly Subscription package - a great introduction to geography

A monthly subscription to Little Passports makes a good gift for kindergartners who are curious about geography and enjoy traveling. Two subscription products are available: World edition and USA edition.

With the World edition, in the first month mailing, your child will receive a small cardboard suitcase with a letter from Sam and Sofia, a wall map, a passport, stickers, access to online games and more. Each subsequent month mailing will include a souvenir from another country, a letter, stickers, photos, and activity sheets to help your child learn about other countries. The World edition is recommended for children ages 5 to 10 years old. The USA edition is similar but has a slightly different intro package. A monthly mailing includes an activity-packed travel journal with stickers, postcards, pop-out models and access to online activities. The USA edition is recommended for older kids ages 7 and up. Click on the link below to learn more.

Sign up for a Little Passports Early Explorers monthly, 3 month or 6 month subscription for $14.95/month!

Best Gifts for 5 year old Girls - In your opinion, what is the best Gift for a 5 year old Girl?

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    • chrisilouwho profile image


      5 years ago

      thanks for this list, great suggestions.

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      5 years ago

      These are some really good ideas for Gifts for 5 year old girls, very helpful for those with little girls.

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      5 years ago

      I recommend handmade toys. The child draws something, and they sew it. Great idea :)

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      5 years ago

      Thanks for the info

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      5 years ago

      Very nice items for girls of age 5 years

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      5 years ago

      good ideas

    • elyria profile image


      5 years ago

      My little one is growing up so fast, lots of toy shopping for me to do pretty soon.

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      5 years ago

      A delightful addition to your gift collections....I can just see those 5 year girls smiling :)

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      giovi64 lm 

      6 years ago

      original lens


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