If you know a 10 year old girl, then you’re going to need some ideas on what to buy her. They’re not the easiest to buy for, they’re at that awkward in-between stage of childhood and their teenage years. Our list of gifts for 10 year old girls should make your life a little easier and you’ll get a gift for her we know she’ll love.
Every girl likes a piece of jewelry and a 10-year-old is no exception. It’ll make her feel more grown up and will be something for her to keep for years. Choose between gold, silver or rose gold, and this personalized necklace will be her favorite gift this year.
If you’re looking for gifts for a 10-year-old girl, they’re more than likely a fan of Shopkins. This season 7 Join the Party pack features 12 new party themed Shopkins, as well as brand new Topkins which can be stacked. There’s also 2 glittery lanterns which they can use to display their favorite characters.
Give them the gift of green fingers for their birthday this year. This kit will allow them to grow a real life fairy garden which they can plant and nurture themselves. As well as caring for the plants, they can set up the fairies and woodland creatures in their new garden home.
Bring out her artistic side with this Aquabeads Beginner’s Studio. She’ll be able to create wonderful pictures without making too much mess. Simply put the correct colored beads over the template, spray with water, and watch the beads magically stick together, forming a lovely picture.
When you’re 10, growing up and being an adult seems like the best thing in the world. Let her believe this is still the case for a little while longer and give her The Game of Life. Whoever has the most money at the end of the game is the winner.
KLUTZ Make Your Own Soap Science Kit
Great for encouraging an interest in science, this DIY kit will teach her how to make her own soap while showing her how exciting chemistry can be. There’s also a few easy science experiment ideas she can do, as well as making her own fragrant soaps.
Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit
School can be super dull for a 10-year-old so why not get them interested and engaged at home? This 20-piece science kit has all the bits you’ll need to do some basic science experiments, including chemical reactions. They’ll also learn how to use science tools properly, an invaluable skill for a budding scientist.
The ideal gift for 10 year old girls, this book of inspiring women will prove to them that it’s chic to be geeky and will encourage them to smash the glass ceiling.
With 8.5” pneumatic tires, this electric scooter will provide a smooth ride as it navigates the sidewalk, and with speeds of up to 15.5mph, it’ll get her where she’s going, fast.
Harry Potter Books 1-7 Special Edition Boxed Set
Whether she’s new to Harry Potter or an old hand at all things Hogwarts, she will treasure this boxset which contains books 1-7 of the wonderful world of this best-loved wizard.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
Choose her favorite color and then let her loose with this fantastic camera, which features automatic exposure, macro lens adapter, that all important selfie mirror, and produces photos in an instant.
The devil makes work for idle hands, so keep her hands and her mind busy with this portable brainteaser which produces random light sequences for her to memorize and follow.
As much as we want our kids to learn, that question ‘why?’ can drive us mad. Fortunately this book is equipped with 1111 answers to the questions they’re bound to ask.
Unicorn Hand Warmers and Light Up Slippers
Keep hands and feet warm and cozy with this delightful set which features plush light up unicorn slippers, and a pair of sweet hand warmers which can be heated via a USB port.
Encourage her artistic side with this cool duvet cover which comes with washable markers, so she can draw and write all over it, then wash it off in the machine and start again.
LEGO Star Wars Boost Droid Set
LEGO never goes out of fashion, but this kit goes one step further because not only will she get to build her own R2-D2, but she’ll learn valuable coding skills, too.
Most 10 year olds are pretty creative, and this charm kit will help her channel that creativity into making more than 35 adorable clay charms to keep or give away.
Hair Chalkr Kids, Hair Chalk Pens 80 Applications
“Be yourself, unless you can be a unicorn”. This set of hair chalks will allow her to do just that by coloring her hair in a rainbow of harmless, washable colors.
ThinkFun Cat Crimes Logic Game
Board games are great, but they usually require at least one other player. Cat Crimes is a single person game which invites players to figure out which kitty committed the crime.
Journaling can be an important tool, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be fun. This Doodle Diary combines drawing and art with writing to create a journal that’s a joy to create.
Young scientists will have their eye on this microscope which comes with 40x, 100x, and 400x magnification, as well as petri dish, stains, forceps and more for getting up close and personal.
Klutz Lego Make Your Own Movie Activity Kit
A fab gift for 10 year old girls, this LEGO kit allows young Spielbergs to create and make their very own movies using the free stop-motion apps included for phones or tablets.
This gorgeous nightlight will bring the moonlight into your daughter’s bedroom every night. It’s dimmable for the perfect brightness, and can be changed from white to yellow at the touch of a button.
Walkie Chalk Stand-Up Sidewalk Chalk Holder
Young street artists will truly appreciate this Walkie Chalk Set which allows them to draw their masterpieces on the sidewalk without bending or kneeling down. Holder and two chalks included.
Help her develop her drawing skills with this fun projector, which will allow her to draw one of the included images, or take a photo and replicate it via the free app included.
Young engineers will be thrilled with this K’Nex kit which comes with 809 pieces to enable her to build her own monster rollercoaster, and then ride it using the virtual reality app included.
Helmets used to be considered nerdy, but bike riders will be only too happy to be seen wearing one of these safety helmets which come in a fabulous variety of fun designs.
Zollipops are the tooth friendly way to eat candy – yes, it’s true! Packed with acid-neutralizing ingredients, these lollies are delicious and will help to prevent the dreaded tooth decay and cavities.
Paracord Charm Bracelet Kits, Camps & Art Projects
With over 50 feet of paracord included, this kit contains everything a young girl will need to create long-lasting and beautiful bracelets that she and her friends can enjoy.
Fierce 10 year old girls will love hanging out with Swag, who comes with 20 surprises to be unboxed in true L.O.L fashion, and speaking of fashion…have you seen her threads?
Indoor and Outdoor Roller Skates
These roller skates are size-adjustable, which is just as well because once she sees them she won’t ever want to take them off, and they’re perfect for both indoor rink and outdoor use.
Gross and fascinating, these real owl pellets can be dissected to reveal actual animal bones which can be put together to create a full skeleton, as well as provide other STEM activities.
Pictionary Air is the new and exciting way to play this classic game. Using the pen provided, players draw in the air, while the included app displays the drawing on their team’s screens.
Kanoodle Head-to-Head Brain Game
Fans of Kanoodle will LOVE this brand new two player version, which sees opponents battle it out to be the first player to fit all the pieces in the board.
Covering LOADS of science subjects, this kit is a must for curious girls, as it includes more than 70 experiments and activities designed to encourage the scientists of tomorrow.
A fascinating gift for 10 year old girls with an iPad or Fire tablet, this game uses both technology and physical game pieces to solve clues and find famous worldwide landmarks.
Give her some time away from the screen with this fab book which contains 52 creative activities to work through, which builds week by week from drawing right up to mixed media.
The Mysterious Benedict Society
Intriguing and interactive, this book is the first in the Mysterious Benedict Society Series and is perfect for kids who love adventurous books such as a Series of Unfortunate Events.
Spark an interest in coding which will serve her well in a world of ever-evolving technology with this book which will inspire her to learn more about this essential but male-dominated area.
Set to quickly become her favorite board game to play with the family, Pandemic is a co-operative game in which 2-4 players must play to their character’s strengths to try and cure the four diseases which have broken out all over the world before humans are wiped out.
The perfect gift for little animal lovers, these animal squishies are small enough to fit inside a pocket or bag, meaning she’ll be able to control her stress and worries quickly. This set contains 16 different animals – she’ll have a hard time choosing her favorite.
She’ll have hours of fun making claymotion videos using her smartphone with this movie kit. Inside you’ll find clay, interchangeable backdrops and props and a phone stand. Simply choose a stop motion app and away you go! All she needs to add is some imagination.
Based on the popular card game, Apples to Apples is a game which will develop their vocabulary and thinking skills all at the same time. As part of the game, they also need to convince “the judge”, so clever use of persuasion is also needed.
L.O.L Surprise balls are a gift within a gift. And this Big Surprise ball is bigger than any you’ve seen before. Inside, there are 50 surprises, all of which will go with any other L.O.L Surprise balls they’ve already got. Get this limited edition one before they’re all sold out.
10 Year Old Birthday Charm Bracelet
Trying to choose gifts for 10 year old girls? This bracelet is perfect for this milestone birthday as it’s something they can keep and remember the day by. Choose their birthstone and initial to appear on the bracelet to give it even more of a personalized feel.
If your 10 year old is interested in fashion, then this Crayola Light Up Tracing Pad is right up their street. It contains 12 tracing sheets, with more available online, as well as blank sheets and pencils. The light box makes for easy tracing, allowing them to come up with their own fashionable outfits.
The classic card game Uno has had a bit of a makeover. You can now play this well-known game with the added modern emojis which we’ll all recognize from texting and social media. This is sure to get your almost teenager interested in family game night.
ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Logic Game
Learning is so much more fun when it’s engaging. Buy your daughter this STEM based toy and she won’t even realize it’s educational. Build the challenging towers and get the marble to fall from the start position to the target tower which will help develop their spatial reasoning.
Crayola Washable Sidewalk Chalk
Make the sidewalk or backyard more colorful with this sidewalk chalk pack from Crayola. It contains 64 different chalk sticks, including some neon colors and glittery varieties. Easy to clear up with either water or rainfall, you can let your child go crazy, knowing it’ll wash away with ease.
Let their artistic minds go wild with this Melissa and Doug drawing pad. They’ll be able to fill the blank pages with all sorts of creative and colorful drawings – whether they choose to use pencils, pens, paint or even chalk, you’ll put their creations on your refrigerator with pride.
Cool Maker JOJO SIWA Bow Maker
When you need gifts for 10 year old girls, a JoJo bow is perfect. But with this bow maker kit, she’ll be able to create her own bows in any color and style she likes. She’ll soon be the envy of her friends, with her new stylish bows.
Hatchimals are huge and will make a perfect gift for a 10 year old girl. You get 2 in 1 with this egg because inside you’ll find a set of matching twins, but you won’t know what’s inside until you open the egg. The twins share a special bond so you need to keep them close to each other.
Encourage her artistic flair with this 50-piece pack of Crayola pencils. They come pre-sharpened so they’re ready to go, straight out of the box. The colors are rich and vibrant, all she’ll need is a coloring book or some plain paper and she’ll be able to create wonderful pictures.
Creativity for Kids Emoji Bead Bracelet Craft Kit
Emojis are everywhere and if you don’t know what they are, then you’ve been hiding under a rock for a while! With this jewelry kit, she’ll be able to make 5 colorful bracelets to share with her family and friends, all with emoji themed beads.
Melissa & Doug Decorate-Your-Own Wooden Butterfly Kit
By using this Melissa and Doug kit, they’ll be able to make 4 beautiful butterfly magnets to stick on the refrigerator or anywhere else magnetic. Inside you’ll find wooden magnets, paints, gems, glitter glue and stickers which will help bring these butterfly magnets to life.
Mandala Personalized Fleece Blanket
This will quickly become her new favorite blanket. With a gorgeous mandala pattern on it and in beautiful blues and purples, it will suit any room theme. She can use it to finish off her bed or to keep her warm when watching a movie. Add her name to give it a finishing personalized touch.
Is there anything kids love more than breaking the rules? OK, so they won’t technically be breaking any rules with this color-your-own map pillowcase, but getting to use felt tip pens on a pillowcase? We bet they’ve never been able to do that before.
Let her bring new life to her old t-shirts and bedding with this tie dye kit. It contains 18 colors and has enough dye for 36 projects. She’ll love having tie-dye parties with her friends where they can create their own crazy patterns on their old garments.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Break Open Geodes
Who said science couldn’t be fun and interesting? From National Geographic, inside this kit you’ll find a variety of different geodes, each one with a hidden crystal treasure. Crack them open to see what’s inside and then learn about how the geodes and crystals are formed.
Strategic thinking and cooperation are vital skills needed for this game, and playing it will help develop your 10 year old’s. The aim of this game is to go on a quest in search of 4 sacred treasures from the ruins of a beautiful island.
If you don’t want dye damaging your daughter’s hair, why not compromise with some hair chalk instead? Inside this pack, you’ll find 5 colorful hair chalks as well as beads, beading tool and elastic bands. The colors wash out easily with shampoo so you don’t need to worry.
This novelty gift will be a great source of amusement with your 10 year old daughter and all her friends. They’ll be able to find out the answers to their burning questions, like whether or not that boy likes her back, or if she’ll get a date to the school dance.
Make science fun for her with this crystal growing kit. She won’t even realize that she’s taking part in a scientific experiment, she’ll just be fascinated with her growing crystals. It even comes with a special display case for her to keep them in once they’re fully grown.
Num Noms Nail Polish Maker Toy
Need ideas on gifts for 10 year old girls? That’s the age where they start to take notice of their appearance and want to look their best, and this nail polish maker toy is a great place to start. With added scents, she’ll be able to mix up a colorful combination which won’t only look good, it’ll smell great too!
Bloxels Build Your Own Video Game
Girls like video games too and with this video game maker, she’ll be able to create her very own game which she can show off to her friends. It’s a great way to get them interested in video game development, which would be a great career choice for her.
This water bottle will help her remember to stay hydrated. She’ll be able to put her own unique design onto the bottle, which will make her want to show it off and remember to drink from it. It also has a clip which attaches to backpacks etc. so she’ll never lose it.
ALEX DIY Friends Forever Jewelry Kit
Friendships are super important to 10 year old girls. Giving her this kit for her birthday will allow her to show her friends how much they really mean to her. She’ll be able to make 22 bracelets, in different colors and styles, so each one will be unique.
Perfect for pool parties in the summer, you won’t be able to get her out of the water! This bright pink inflatable flamingo ring inflates to over 4ft wide so you won’t be able to miss her when she’s on the water. She’ll be the envy of all of her friends.
Make Your Own Dream Catcher Craft Kit
She will love using this kit to make an awesome dream catcher for her bedroom. Inside the eco friendly box are all the materials she’ll need to create a gorgeous and unique dream catcher; lace, yarn, ribbon and feathers, and the detailed instructions will make it super easy to make.
Snap Circuits Jr. Electronics Discovery Kit
Teach them young with this electrical circuit kit. They’ll be able to learn all about electronics by building working circuits, and as all the pieces snap together, there’s no fuss making them up, just a lot of fun while learning all about electricity. There’s enough pieces included to make more than 100 fun projects.
Jenga is such a classic game. Take the wooden blocks and build a tower, and then everyone has to take it in turns to pull out blocks without making the tower topple over. It’s a great family game and your 10 year old will love playing it with you all on game night.
Not only will she learn how to craft but she’ll also get 2 adorable unicorns to display. They’ll have wonderful rainbow manes and tails with rainbow hooves and glittery horns. It’s a great gift for anyone who loves unicorns and wants to learn a new skill.
Don your trench coat and grab your magnifying glass because it’s time for you to turn detective. See if you can figure out who killed Mr. Boddy in his own home by making your way around the board to find the murderer, the room in which the murder took place, and the weapon they used.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Crystal Growing Lab
Grow 5 crystals at home and then you can display them on the special light stand, turning them into a focal point of the room. Choose between 8 colors, such as red, blue and orange, and then use them as a colorful nightlight you can be proud of.
ALEX Toys Craft Rock Pets Turtle
Perfect to go on display in their bedroom, on their desk or in your garden, this Rock Pets turtle can be decorated however your child sees fit. This kit includes 6 weatherproof paints and a brush, so your child can make it super colorful and noticeable.
14 Exciting Diy Ideas for Your 10 Year Old Girl
Tie dye looks super cool but what if you don’t want to faff around with the dyes and washing? This DIY tutorial shows you how to make a tie dye pattern on old garments using just Sharpie pens, Q-Tips and rubbing alcohol. So simple but it looks super effective.
If you’re fed up with finding jewelry everywhere but don’t want to spend loads on a store-bought holder, why not make one yourself? The instructions on I Spy DIY are so simple, you’ll be able to make a few to keep for yourself or give away as gifts.
The pin up look is still really fashionable but learning how to tie a headscarf properly takes time and patience. If you don’t have a lot of either, follow this tutorial and you’ll be able to make a simple alternative using a lightweight scarf and a plain headband.
Having loose socks lying around the house can be a pain, especially if you don’t want to just throw them away. Follow this tutorial and you’ll be able to turn your old grey socks into cute Pusheen plushies, which will look super cute dotted around your home.
A perfect DIY gift idea, these donut bath bombs look good enough to eat. The steps in this tutorial will show you how to make donut shaped bath bombs, complete with sprinkles. Choose delicious scents and cute colors to make them appealing to anyone you gift them to.
This DIY Funfetti cake slice pillow will sure look sweet on a 10 year old’s bed, and because it can be either glued or stitched together, it’s within even a novice’s capabilities.
How cute are these? Food lovers will adore wrapping a tasty taco around their cords, keeping them safe and tidy while looking absolutely delicious; they’re incredibly easy to make, too.
These inspirational mirrors will be a subtle but invaluable way of boosting a young girl’s confidence. Use the quotes in this tutorial, or write your own to inspire every girl you know.
Crochet this little purse to keep all her essentials safe and in one place, such as cash, cards, keys, and that all-important tube of lip balm, then simply add a zipper.
If she’s saving up for something special, add some cash to her stash by making one of these rosettes which uses concertinaed paper notes for a nicer way of giving.
Embossed Hand Lettered Journal
This cute DIY project will turn a plain notebook into a stunning journal using embossing pens and powders, and whatever phrase you want to hand letter onto the front.
10 year old girls will enjoy a home-spa as much as an adult, so give her everything she needs, presented in a pretty glass jar which she can keep for holding trinkets.
If you have a piece of jewelry to give as a gift, why not wrap it up in one of these adorable leather pouches which require no sewing at all?
Hobo bags are so in right now, and they’re super comfortable to carry. Choose a fabric you know she’ll love and get to work creating one to give to her as a gift.
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