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Christmas Gift Ideas for Girls

The Moms Who Think 2021 Christmas Gift Guide for Girls

Christmas Gift Ideas for Girls

When you're looking for Christmas gift ideas for girls, it can sometimes be stressful trying to come up with the perfect gift. Below are 10 great options to spark your ideas. Whether your daughter is into sports, fashion, science, reading and beyond, there is something on this list that she'll love. (And if you're looking for Christmas gift ideas for boys, we have those too! And be sure to check out our gift guide for babiesgift guide for toddlers, and gift guide for preschoolers!)


Christmas Gift Ideas for Girls

Klutz Nail Style Studio

If you have a budding beauty influencer on your Christmas list, then you'll really “nail” it when you gift her the Klutz Nail Style Studio from Fat Brain Toys. The kit includes everything she'll need to create 25 different designs, including a dot tool, six different nail polish colors, 250 stencils and an instruction book for artistic inspiration. Find it for $22.95.

Klutz Nail Style Studio
Klutz Nail Style Studio, $22.95 | Image: Fat Brain Toys

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Learn to Play Electric Guitar

Encourage a passion for music with a Learn to Play Electric Guitar. Choose from one of three models ranging in price from $149-$199, and she can learn to rock out in style. The Mini and the Pro each have three strings to learn the basics, while the Pro V has six strings. Find out more at Uncommon Goods.

Learn to Play Guitar
Learn to Play Electric Guitar, $149-$199 | Image: Uncommon Goods

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Paint By Numbers Kit

For the artistically inclined child, a paint-by-number kit from Uncommon Goods will provide hours of enjoyment. Choose from three designs — dino, llama (pictured), or dog — and let the fun ensue. Each kit includes one canvas, four paint brushes and the paint needed to complete the picture. Find them for $28 each.

Paint by Numbers Kit
paint-by-number kit, $28 | Image: Uncommon Goods

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Waterfall String Lights

She'll love the ambiance created by these waterfall string lights from Pottery Barn Teen. Each of the 16 strings of light contain 16 LED lights, which create the stunning “waterfall” effect. Easy mounting and a quick plug-in means she'll have light in a snap. Find them for $79.

Waterfall string lights
Waterfall string lights, $79 | Image: Pottery Barn Teen

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Kendra Scott Necklace

Every girl loves a beautiful piece of jewelry, and her face will light up when she receives this Ari Heart Silver Pendant Necklace from Kendra Scott. The dainty design features an asymmetrical heart pendant with a brilliant watercolor effect. Find it for $48.

Kendra Scott necklace
Ari Heart Silver Pendant Necklace, $48 | Image: Kendra Scott

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Mermaid Jewelry Box

And if you're going to give her a necklace, you need to give her somewhere to stash her new jewelry. This adorable “Wish Upon a Starfish” jewelry box from Pink Poppy USA is the perfect option. The watercolor illustration features a mermaid and seahorse, and the tune that plays when the box opens is “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” from Nutcracker. A deep well, four drawers and a ring organizer provide storage, and an delightful mermaid spins slowly as the music plays. Find it for $33.90 at Maisonette.

Mermaid jewelry box
“Wish Upon a Starfish” jewelry box, $33.90 | Image: Maisonette

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Engino Inventor Girl 10

For the STEAM-minded girl, the Engino Inventor Girl 10 is the perfect entrée to engineering. The kit includes 73 building pieces and step-by-step instructions to create 10 different models — or she can create something complete new and original. Find the set, which includes an extractor tool, for $22.60 at Amazon.

Inventor girl
Engino Inventor Girl 10, $22.60 | Image: Amazon

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Wisdom Book Box

For the child who always has her nose in a book, the Wisdom Book Box from Literati is a wonderful gift idea. The box includes a five intriguing titles that are appropriate for ages 9-12 as well as personalized stickers to be placed inside the books so even if she loans it out, it will always find its way back to her. She'll also receive a piece of illustrated art to inspire her mind to wander through the pages and beyond. Order the set for $62.95

Wisdom Book Box
Wisdom Book Box from Literati, $62.95 | Image: Literati


Sports Necklace

If your little girl spends a lot of time on the ball field, celebrate her passions for sports with a personalized sports necklace. Select the appropriate sport, enter your name, select the metal, and voila! She'll enjoy a one-of-a-kind creation she'll always treasure. Find it for $50.50 at Etsy.com.

Sports necklaces
Personalized sports necklaces, $50.50 each | Image: Etsy

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Playzone Fit Stepping Stones

Whether she's playing “hot lava” or simply wants to practice her parkour skills, a set of Playzone Fit Stepping Stones is a wonderful athletic challenge. Perfect for indoors or out, the five-piece set is durable and can hold up to 175 lbs. Plus, they nest within each other for easy, space-saving storage. Find them for $44.99 at Dick's Sporting Goods.

Stepping stones
Playzone Fit Stepping Stones, $44.90 | Image: Dick's Sporting Goods

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