Creative Gifts for 6 Year Old Girls

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Looking for creative toys and gifts for the 6 year old girls in your life?

Discover gifts that will provide imaginative play time, hours of building, games for the family, books to read, and arts and crafts activities.

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Rainbow Case with 5 Stuffed Animals

5 plush toy animals in a colorful rainbow bag!


Hape Robot Factor Domino

This cool STEM toy from Hape lets kids build with ball tracks, dominos, and catapults plus a tunnel, car, spinning arm, and more!


Schleich Horse Club

A 20-piece playset that will inspire a 6-year-old girl’s pretend play and imagination!


Polly Pocket Hedgehog Cafe 

Kids will love playing with this cute cafe featuring a micro Polly doll and friend doll, plus 2 pets (a cat with tail hair and a bunny).


Painting Essentials Gift Set

From Kids Made Modern, this is a 30+ piece set to get kids started painting including paint brushes, paints, watercolors, and a palette.


Melissa & Doug Fairy Tale Stamp Set

Get creative with 30 fairy tale stamps. Use to tell stories or create art on cards, notebooks, and more!


LEGO DOTS Bag Tag Unicorn Craft Kit

Use your creativity to decorate the sturdy cube bag tag (keychain) with the titles.


LOL Surprise OMG Sunshine Gurl 

An articulated 4.5 fashion doll called Sunshine Gurl with a box that can be a set and 20 surprises including an outfit, shoes, accessories, hat box, hair brush, garment bag, sticker, hanger, and doll stand.


Pound Puppy

Super soft plush pound puppies are the perfect size and shape to hug and cuddle!


MindWare Dig It Up! Giant Gem

Excavate a gigantic gem stone with 12 polished gemstones hidden inside!


Pug Blasts Off (Diary of a Pug)
by Kyla May
Narrated in diary format by a lovable pug named Bub with plenty of illustrations and large-sized text, we learn that Bub is afraid of water but loves to craft just like his person, Bella. In fact, he’s going to help her invent the best craft project ever. Unfortunately, disaster strikes when a mischievous squirrel interferes. Bub must face his biggest fears in order to fix things for Bella. Luckily, he’s a brilliant problem solver!


Car with Pony

Travel with your car and your horse in this playset.

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Hape Super Spiral Quadrilla
This building block set gives kids the opportunity to play around with marbles they can send off in different directions thanks to the easy-to-change layout!


Story Time Chess

Learn to play chess with chess pieces that have unique stories and 30 mini-games, all of which teach children the rules of the chess game.


LEGO Friends Forest Camper Van and Sailboat

Get your LEGO Friends mini-dolls outside in nature with 3 dolls, a raccoon toy, a detailed camper van, a sailboat, and more!


Kindi Kids Mystabella

Meet Mystabella, a Kindi Kid who loves to create and comes with a magic reveal masterpiece. Dip your paintbrush into cold water, brush the canvas, and watch as a painting magically appears.

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GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope
This awesome talking microscope teaches children using 60 different images and a couple of different modes all while encouraging them to take an interest in science!


Rainbowcorns Plus Sweet Shake Surprise
Hatch a Rainbocorn! Now with a talk back function! Press their paw once to hear them sing and make cute Rainbocorn sounds, and press twice to hear your Rainbocorn repeat what you say!


Melissa & Doug Giant Stuffed Animal Dog

How cute is this 2-feet tall stuffed dog?


Friends Do Not Eat Friends (Thunder and Cluck)
by Jill Esbaum, illustrated by Miles Thompson
100% hilarious fun! When a grumpy and ferocious dinosaur, Thunder, meets a positive, unafraid bird named Cluck, Thunder can NOT believe that Cluck believes they should be friends. But Cluck is determined to help Thunder believe — and before he knows it, the two of them are friends!


Colors of the World Markers

These 24 new Crayola colors that represent people from around the world are essential for homes and classrooms.


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Hatchimals Pixies Mermaids

Hatch the 2-Pack’s mermaids to discover ponytails you can brush and style with their combs! Plus, each Pixie has a glittery crown and a compact that really opens!


Narwhal and Jelly Book and Puppet Set
If you don’t already love these sweet Narwhal friendship stories perfect for beginning readers, these are must-own books. Aren’t these adorable matching plush characters?


Spot It Jr. 

We aren’t the only ones who love this game — it’s easy and fun to play — and families everywhere are addicted. Each card has 6 colorful animals of different sizes for you to find the match. Give it a try, I think you’ll love it, too.

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Brain Flakes Interlocking Plastic Disc Set
This set of over 500 interlocking discs will keep children busy with all of the amazing designs they can create and build out into different forms!

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Meet Yasmin!
 
by Saadia Faruqui, illustrated by Hatem Aly
Yasmin is an exuberant girl who is interested in everything from exploring to building to fashion. This book tells four short stories from Yasmin’s life, all in chapters with lively, full-color illustrations. Each story shows Yasmin as a creative problem solver even when things get hard. Her Pakistani American culture is embedded throughout the story such as the foods Yasmin’s family eats like naan or how she calls her father Baba. I LOVE the diversity, the gutsy main character, and the beautiful design of the entire book.


Chutes and Ladders

Another classic game that remains a favorite for kids — my own included. The first player to reach the 100 square wins. It’s a game of chance but for some reason, my kids always win. What’s up with that?

Creative Gifts for 6 Year Old Girls
Rainbow Gummy Candy Lab
Use this kit with 6 year old girls to help them learn about polymers and color mixing in a yummy activity making delicious gummies — unicorn, cloud, and rainbow-shaped in a spectrum of flavors and colors.


Happy Paws: Layla and the Bots
by Vicky Fang, illustrated by Christine Nishiyama
Layla wants to help her amusement park owner friend keep the park open. She investigates the problem then figures out a solution…people want to bring their dogs. She brainstorms ideas and invents new rides that help solve the problem. An entertaining, STEM-focused story.
Barbie Dream House

I suspect your 6-year-old girls already want the Barbie Dream House right? I feel nostalgic in recommending this because my own kids played with their Barbies for years and years. This cool model has a working elevator, DJ booth, a slide with a pool, a hammock swing, lights, and sounds — and more!


See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog
 by David LaRochelle, illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka
Kids who like silly stories will want to read this story again and again! Read the story that the narrator tells then on the opposite page, read Dog’s arguments disagreeing with the narrator’s story. There is no “blue cat in a green dress” argues the dog! But maybe they both are right? The repetition of words and similar short text structure makes this an excellent choice for growing readers.


Melissa & Doug Pretend-to-Play Wallet

Learn about money with this pretend play wallet with money, coins, slots, and more!


Choker Set

Girls love these necklaces that stretch. This set gives them 24 colors and styles.

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Gears, Gears, Gears Robot Factory
My kids and their friends love this gears kit SO MUCH. Parents, you’ll love to see how the gears inspire creativity through building and engineering. See my full review here.


Melissa & Doug See & Spell
50+ piece colorful wooden puzzle with easy to handle letters that fit into 8 2 sided cutout boards to spell 3 and 4 letter words.

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Elmer’s Galaxy Slime Starter Kit
This cool kit lets kids create their own mesmerizing slime using safe, nontoxic glitter glue and a child-friendly slime recipe!

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Crayola Glitter Dots Keychains
This craft uses glitter but without the mess! Using its innovative glitter dots, children can put their imagination to use while making these fun keychains.


Alphabet Slap Jack

Help children learn their upper and lowercase ABCs while playing a fun card game of SlapJack, Go Fish, and Matching games.

L.O.L. Winter Disco Dollie & Sister
If you have a girl who is obsessed with these dolls, here’s a winter doll and her little sister. Along with the doll you’ll also get fashions, garment bags, shoes, a shoebox, accessories, a hatbox, a purse, and a hair brush.


Playmobil Fairy Garden Play Box

Pretend play in a magical world with two fairies, a unicorn, chair, tables, and lots more!


Guess Who? 
Two players, deductive reasoning, communication, and fun! Try to guess your opponent’s mystery player. This game will be a favorite choice for YEARS to come.

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ThinkFun Heads Talk Tails Walk
Can your 6-year-old girls walk like a chicken while meowing like a cat? Match bodies with heads! But if you make a mismatch, everyone makes the mismatched animal’s sounds and motions! Hilarious!



ZOOB 150-Piece Set

ZOOBs are colorful snap-together plastic gears, axels, and joint pieces. They’re not electronic; they’re totally battery-free. AND WE LOVE THEM!  Without a doubt, ZOOBs are one of our most played with, favorite open-ended toys that have lasted for years of childhood! (If you can’t tell, we highly recommend them.)

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Creatable World Dolls

Meant to be less adult looking and more kid-like and gender-neutral, this 1 doll comes with 1 wig, 6 pieces of clothing, 3 pairs of shoes, 2 accessories for endless hours of fun playtime.


MudPuppy Double-Sided Puzzle 100 Pieces

Get a 2 for 1 puzzle with colorful animals on one side and black and white animals on the other. So cute, right!?


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: A Puzzle Adventure
by Aleksandra Artymowska
Help Captain Nemo search for adventure and treasure. Each intricately illustrated page gives readers specific tasks. For example, you might be asked to find a diving helmet that is different from the others. Or find identical seashells. It’s so fun!

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My Egg Carton Animals Craft Kit
This inventive painting kit lets children take simple egg cartons and turn them into adorable animals using paint and other craft materials!


VTech Kidi Dance Star
Got a 6 year old girl who loves to boogie? They can play games using the motion-activated bands, do a dance-off with a friend, or follow along with the animated dance instructor to learn 20 cool dance moves. Get your dance on!

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Created by Me! Flower Magnets
What 6 year old girl wouldn’t want to decorate wooden flower magnets?

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Sew Mini Treats

We highly recommend this arts and crafts gift book because it shows you step by step how to sew 18 food plushies. The kit includes the materials: felt, needles, floss, stuffing, patterns, and felt eyes & cheeks. Perfect for arts and craft-loving kids and is on my daughter’s holiday wish list.


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Connect 4
Get two players, pick a color, and start dropping in the discs. When you get 4 discs in a row you win!


Educational Insights Design and Drill Space Circuits

We highly recommend this STEM gift for 6-year-olds. (Even my husband loves this toy! And he’s well above the recommended age range.) Mini engineers get to complete 20 space-themed missions by creating circuits. With over 50 pieces, kids learn engineering and problem-solving skills as they learn to light, spin simple motors, add momentary buttons and switches, and more. Plus the working power drill to build and repair circuits is THE BEST!!


American Girl Wellie Wisher Dolls Kendall

Kendall is a 14.5″ doll with deep-brown eyes and curly black hair in pigtails. Even better, you can pair the doll with books about Kendall and her friends. 


Create with Clay Mythical Creatures

Make a unicorn, dragon, and phoenix sculptures with this colorful clay set!


We Are in a Book by Mo Willems
I love this Elephant and Piggie book — but they are all awesome. You’ll notice the first page starts with “Thank you” which you’ll only understand once you read it. It is hilarious! These are the BEST beginning reader books because they’re not dumbed down; they’re hilarious and they’re engaging.

Dog Rush

Dog Rush
When all the dogs and leashes get tangled, the object is to figure out which ball is at the end of which leash. WITHOUT touching…you can ONLY USE YOUR EYES. This is a very quick game which is good for waiting rooms and traveling.


eeBoo Space Scratch Papers
Scratch papers are THE COOLEST! Draw with a bamboo stick to reveal the out-of-this-word space colors!


Narwhal and Jelly Book and Puppet Set
If you don’t already love these sweet friendship stories perfect for 6 year old readers, these are must-own books. Aren’t these adorable characters?

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Princess in Black
by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Princess Magnolia isn’t a regular royal — she’s also a monster-fighting superhero. Girl-power adventures that are also funny and entertaining. (If you like The Princess in Black, you’ll also like these books.)

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Super Silly Mad Libs Junior

Perfect for the youngest readers and writers, these are hilarious fill in the blank stories that remind kids about parts of speech and storytelling. Older kids, buy The Best of Mad Libs.


Craft-tastic Make a Fox Friend

Make your own fox stuffie, clothes, and accessories with a few simple stitches through precut holes.


Claymates
by Dev Petty, illustrated by Lauren Edlridge
I predict you’ll want to make your own clay story after reading this book. Two clay blobs, a gray and a brown, meet in an art room. A girl arrives to make the gray clay into a wolf and the brown clay into an owl. When she leaves, the two clays play around. They transform themselves into many other creatures and objects (a peanut, an elephant, an alien, a narwhal) . . . Not only that, they use objects they find lying around to help. It’s a blast until they hear the artist return. Can they fix each other to how they started?

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Barbie Dreamplane
The pink plane seats a pilot and 2 passengers with lots of fun details like TV screens on the seatbacks (and working overhead compartments), a snack cart, 2 trays, a puppy and more!

 

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Clack! Game

If your 6 year old girls like fast-paced fun, try to build the tallest stack in this game. Spread out the magnetic discs, roll the dice, then match the picture and the color. When you make a match, grab a disc and build your stack. Whoever has the tallest tower wins!


Creativity for Kids Rainbow Sandland
My 6-year-old self wants this toy for Christmas– isn’t it adorable!? Create a magical world with colorful sand, glitter, playful stickers and an adorable mini unicorn!


American Girl of the Year 2021

My girls love that these dolls and their books. Kira is the 2021 doll of the year. She loves animals and helps her aunt with a Wildlife Sanctuary in Australia.

Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great
Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great
by Bob Shea
Goat is very irritated when Unicorn moves to town and seems to shows up Goat. Goat made marshmallow squares but Unicorn makes it rain cupcakes. That makes Goat feel very jealous. But when Unicorn prances by, he’s amazed by Goat’s cheese, goat’s ability to eat garbage, his ability to head-butt the soccer ball and his cloven hooves. And before you know it, the two are best friends. Goat says, “You know something, Unicorn? I had a feeling we’d be friends.” HA.

 toys and game gift ideas for 6 year old girls
Hot Wheels Track Builder Vertical Launch Kit

The innovative vertical track easily sets against a wall with 3M Command Strips so kids can race their cars up the wall. easy to set up and includes all the pieces needed to create 2 thrilling stunts.

Crayola Art Studio Supply Case
Here you’ll have everything you need for your arts and crafts projects with 64 crayons, 20 short pencils, 40 washable markers, and 15 sheets of paper.

Smencils
6 year olds love these scented pencils!

Candyland

This classic board game that never ceases to entertain kids. Use color matching and simple counting to race to the castle. Always a crowd favorite in my house, 6 year olds.
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