Nothing is as amazing as watching a child developing into a confident adult. Playtime is a major tool in getting to that point. So when you’re looking for gifts for 5 year old girls, you’re influencing the woman she will become. Our list has options for exploring traditional and non-traditional careers, hobbies, and skills.
Creativity for Kids Sequin Drawing Board
The sequin drawing board with customizable frame from Creativity for Kids is the ideal quiet activity, as kids can relax and express a little artistic ability. What, you may ask, is sequin drawing? Brilliantly colored sequins give the appearance of changing color when brushed back with the included stylus or finger. It’s fascinating!
Crayola Picture Projector
Your kids’ drawings will no longer be destined to end up on the fridge door with this Crayola Picture Projector – kids can color on to a wipe-clean screen, before projecting their doodles on to the wall or ceiling. Perfect for sleepovers and camping trips, the light-up toy also doubles up as a night light.
L.O.L. Surprise! House
If your 5 year old girl can’t get enough of L.O.L. Surprise! dolls, she’d better be ready for the biggest surprise yet when she unwraps this house. There are over 85 items hidden inside for her to unbox, including a real pool, a working lamp and a fashion rack for her dolls’ outfits.
Cool Maker Pottery Studio by Spin Master
Kids are creative and should be encouraged to try different forms of expression. The Cool Maker Pottery Studio has everything for the junior potter to throw pots, then decorate them for their own pleasure or to give as treasured gifts. Instructions for six projects are included to get your little artist started.
Hatchimals Hatchibabies Chipadee
Bring home these Chipadee HatchiBabies for your little one to hatch, grow and love. Kids can see whether the newborn creature is a boy or a girl, before deciding on a name for their fur baby. There’s even an interactive acorn to unlock a game of Chipadee Chatter with their new friend.
Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Playset
They may not be the puppy or kitten they’re asking for, but kids will love having these Scribble Scrubbies to play with. They can draw on the adorable, colorable pets with the markers that are included, before rinsing the animals clean in the tub and doodling on their white, soft-flocked fur again.
The Magic School Bus Chemistry Lab
Kids will discover just how much fun science class can be with this chemistry lab – and a cool teacher. With Ms. Frizzle’s help, they’ll learn how to make sticky rice, create slime, and even produce a milk rainbow using the components in this kit.
Ideal My First Magic Set
Little magicians can practice their tricks with this My First Magic Set from Ideal. With 25 easy-to-learn illusions, they can ‘wow’ family and friends by putting on a mesmerizing performance using the props included in the box, including a vanishing crayon and a magic paint card.
Green Toys Build-a-Bouquet Floral Arrangement Playset
April showers bring May flowers, but what about the rest of the year? Flowers are always fun, and Green Toys Build-a-Bouquet floral arrangement playset makes sure kids can enjoy colorful flowers any time of the year, with or without the gardening dirt. Plus they’re eco-friendly, made from recycled plastic.
Mermaid Tail Blanket
This beautiful hand crocheted sleeping bag is every little mermaid’s dream. Choose from a delightful array of aquatic colors, then watch your favorite girl’s eyes light up as she snuggles into her fishtail blanket and becomes a mermaid. It’s like magic. Then for waking hours, she can wear the included mermaid pendant.
Melissa & Doug Scratch Art Doodle Pad
Keep kids quiet for a few hours with this Scratch Art Doodle Pad. They can choose a design from one of the 16 boards, carefully scratching away at the surface with the wooden stylus to see the beautiful, colored image underneath as it’s revealed right before their eyes.
Just Play Barbie Small Styling Head
The Just Play Barbie Small Styling Head is the perfect choice for a future cosmetologist. Budding stylists will enjoy brushing, braiding, and decorating Barbie’s hair, and accessories include customizable barrettes and hair twists. Whether they want to create a stunning up-do or a silly bunch of pigtails, they’ll enjoy hours of hair-raising fun.
My Fairy Garden Lily Pond
My Fairy Garden takes the magic of planting seeds and watching them develop into cool plants and blends with the magic of make-believe. Cute accessories make the garden bed a haven for Calla the Fairy to play in, complete with a bridge to keep your child engaged until the greenery breaks through.
Crayola Pip-Squeaks Washable Markers & Paper Set
Keep kids busy when you’re out and about with this portable set of Crayola Pip-Squeaks washable markers and paper. There are 25 colorful markers and 40 sheets of paper included in the kid-sized carry case, so little ones can get creative wherever they are, from a waiting room to Grandma’s house.
Lil' Gleemerz Doll
Lil’ Gleemerz are sure to brighten up playtime with their light-up tails and glowing eyes. Kids can discover 3 ways to play with their new friend, Loomur, in hangout mode, game mode or light party mode, as they bond by blowing kisses or dancing to their favorite song.
SkyBound Children's Trampoline
Keeping kids active isn’t as difficult as you might think with this big mini-trampoline. Thick padding and a safety bar allow for bouncing fun and exercise indoors on the SkyBound 40-inch round bouncer. It’s the perfect solution for rainy days or apartment dwellers, and it’s great for playing outside, too.
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Standing Easel
If your little girl always has a crayon in their hand, they won’t be able to tear themselves away from this deluxe standing easel from Melissa & Doug. Plus, the bi-fold wooden easel has a work station on each side, encouraging siblings to play together nicely.
Briarpatch Let's Feed The Very Hungry Caterpillar Game
Briarpatch have entered the colorful world of Eric Carle to create this game based on his much-loved character, the Very Hungry Caterpillar. Kids can move 3D caterpillars between pieces of fruit, collecting a butterfly puzzle piece each time their caterpillar reaches a snack. The first to complete their butterfly puzzle is the winner.
Nature Series: Science on a Garden Adventure
Just because it’s a fun indoor garden project doesn’t mean it can’t also be a cool educational activity. The Young Scientist’s Club Nature Series: Science on a Garden Adventure is an amazing kit which includes everything to grow plants, conduct experiments, and learn about underground habitats and the creatures that occupy them.
Kinetic Sand Sandcastle Set
You won’t find this blue sand on vacation… Little ones can play with the kinetic sand, squeezing it with their hands or using the molds included in the set to create different shapes in the sandcastle tray. What’s more, the 100% natural sand won’t dry out, sticking to itself rather than her fingers.
Creativity for Kids Enchanted Fairy Garden Craft Kit
The Creativity for Kids Fairy Garden craft kit is an exciting way to learn about plants and how they grow, with a paintable potting dish for indoor gardening. Cute little accessories and a tiny Hannah fairy add to the fun as your little horticulturist waits for buds to burst through the soil.
Little Live Pets Snuggles My Dream Puppy
There are no gifts for 5 year old girls more adorable than puppies. Of course, puppies aren’t always practical. The Little Live Pets puppy, however, will meet with mom and dad’s approval as the perfect pet. No walks required, but Snuggles offers all the good bits of a new puppy, including an adoption certificate.
Melissa & Doug Order Up! Diner Play Set
The only thing cooler than going out to eat at a retro diner would be this adorable playset from Melissa & Doug. The “Order Up! Diner Play Set” is a pretend diner right out of the 1950’s. Play food and accessories let your kiddo play the part of the cook, server, or customer.
Melissa & Doug Take-Along Show-Horse Stable
If your little girl won’t stop begging you for a pony, she‘ll have 8 horses to care for with this show-horse stable play set. The set includes a portable, wooden stable to keep the horses secure on the go, and each animal is a different breed for her to learn about.
Disney Princess Palace Pets Magic Dance Pumpkin
We know “Cinderella” but what happens in happily ever after? No one tells us! Disney Princess Palace Pets takes the cue and brings us some insight into the rest of the story with Pumpkin, Cinderella’s magic dancing puppy. With a wave of the (controller) wand, she will show you her adorable antics.
Creativity for Kids Sequin Happy The Hedgehog Plush
Happy the Hedgehog from Creativity for Kids is an adorable stuffed toy that’s ideal for keeping a kiddo busy when they need a quiet, calming activity. The weighted body is perfect for cuddles, then brush the sequins to see the “magic” color changes, and arrange the stickers for a fun new look.
Melissa & Doug Stamp-a-Scene Stamp Set
If you were designing a fairy garden, what would you put in it? With the Melissa & Doug Stamp-a-Scene kit, imagination and paper are all your child needs to create beautiful scenes to color and display. Want more flowers? Stamp them in. Need more birds or bugs? Got ‘em! There’s no limit.
Disney Princess Princess Deluxe Belle Styling Head
As long as there are Disney Princesses, there will be little girls who admire and want to emulate these glamorous girls who overcome wickedness with a little help from their friends. The Deluxe Belle styling head lets girls try fun accessories and styles with Belle. Magic fingernail polish completes the salon experience.
Kids are trying out their independence at every opportunity. Beginning with the “do-it-myself” attempts at tying shoelaces, mastering skills is important. This beautiful rag doll is actually a cute “do-it-yourself” project to stuff, decorate, and style. Then she’s a cuddly toy, a helpful hair accessory holder, and a girl’s new best friend.
Selfunny Interactive Selfie Book
Do you remember those funny stand-up boards with holes where your faces poke through for cheesy photos? This book is like that, only for cell phone selfies. Kids can place the phone on the page with a crazy character body or print the photo to paste in for a more permanent laugh.
LEGO DUPLO Princess Rapunzel´s Tower Building Kit
When you’re looking for gifts for 5 year old girls, you won’t go wrong with fairy tales. Add a LEGO DUPLO building set to the story, and she’ll love it. The classic tale of Rapunzel can be played out over and over, or she can combine the set with other blocks for extemporaneous adventure.
Melissa & Doug On the Go Magicolor Coloring Pad
People think little girls are neat and clean, but it’s not true. Melissa & Doug know girls can get messy sometimes, so “On the Go Magicolor Coloring Pad” is designed to be mess-free. Girls love the princess-themed drawings, and the innovative markers only color on the special pad, not on clothes, carpets, or kids.
Create-Your-Own Farm Building Playset
There have always been farmers. Kids used to work on their family farms or visit relatives who farmed, but nowadays, they don’t get to experience farm life like we did back in the day. This Create-Your-Own Farm playset gives them a chance to play farm and grow pretend veggies, no acreage required.
LEGO DUPLO Princess Belle´s Tea Party Kit
LEGO DUPLO building sets are just right for little hands and big imaginations. This set features Princess Belle and her friends from the Beauty and the Beast story in a cool castle set. Of course, this set is compatible with other interconnecting blocks for expanding the adventure and increasing the fun.
Melissa & Doug Sticker Collection Book
If your 5 year old is obsessed with stickers, they won’t be able to get enough of this sticker collection, which includes 500 designs over 10 themed pages. Your walls will be covered in dinosaurs, astronauts and pirates as they look for somewhere (anywhere!) they can peel off and stick each one.
Barbie Science Lab Playset
Just like Barbie, little girls can grow up to be anything they desire. This awesome Barbie science lab playset is a great way for a future Madame Curie to explore the possibilities of laboratory workplace. It’s not just a fun and thoughtful toy, it’s an encouraging gift for 5 year old girls.
Drawing Pad for Kids
When you’re raising an artist, you’ll notice they go through a lot of art supplies, especially paper. As skills develop and technique improves, they’ll appreciate a higher quality drawing pad. This one’s just the right size to tuck into a backpack so it’s right at hand whenever inspiration strikes them.
LEGO Juniors Mia's Organic Food Market Kit
Your local farmer’s market will be “green” with envy when your aspiring agriculturalist rolls up with the LEGO Juniors Mia’s Organic Food Market building kit. Your kiddo will be tickled at the great selection of “home-grown” goodies the Mia mini-figure can share with Twister the bunny at the picnic table.
Step2 Deluxe Workshop Playset
Youngsters won’t want to down tools when playtime is over with this Step2 deluxe workshop play set. There are durafoam blocks that they can use to build 3D objects, as well as over 50 accessories, including an electronic drill and overhead shop light, to help them with their DIY projects.
LEGO DUPLO Disney Sofia the First Magical Carriage
Sofia the First, from Disney Junior, is featured in LEGO DUPLO blocks with a cool magical carriage and revolving tree building set, which includes her animal friends. The interconnecting bricks are compatible with other kits so little architects can design and create their own constructions or settings for extended make-believe play.
Barbie Girls Music Blonde Activity Playset
Did you know Barbie was a musician? This awesome doll comes with a guitar, keyboard, microphones, and headphones so she can record her own music just like a pro. If your child is musically inclined, then this Barbie might offer an encouraging “note” as they enjoy a jam session together.
Barbie Careers Astronaut & Space Scientist Doll Set
What’s better than a Barbie Careers doll and accessories? How about two dolls? One astronaut and one space scientist with cool outfits, and tools of the trade. When you’re a little girl dreaming and trying out careers in your playtime, you know the sky’s the limit. Always reach for the stars.
13 Cool Gift Ideas for 5 Year Old Girls
Diy Recycled Cardboard Dollhouse
Diy Lunchbox Traveling Dollhouse
How to Make Dancing Ribbon Rings
Diy Indoor Chalkboard Table
Diy Sensory Bags
Diy Take Along Tic-Tac-Toe
Diy Snow Cone Bath Bombs
Diy Rag Rug
Diy No-Sew Fort Kit
Diy Gummy Bear Jelly Soap
Diy Turban Headband
Diy Heart Squishy
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