18 December 2019

Christmas gift ideas girls aged 6-7 will love

It's that time of the year again when life catches you up and suddenly you notice it is a week until Christmas - and time to get those last presents! Here is my gift guide for girls aged six to seven, including some of the top toys for 2019, STEM and learning gifts, books, make-up and craft kits that girls this age would typically love to receive. 

Of course, you choose a gift based on the recipient, but from my experience there are a few things that tend to appeal to girls this age. Children's make-up and nail paints and accessories are popular, as they are entering that age they like to try big girl things. STEM kits and craft kits tend to be well-received, and fun things to do over the holidays. Frozen 2 toys are big this year, and generally speaking, baby toys like Baby Annabelle are always popular with this age range. Fairies and all kinds of animals and magical creatures are popular too.

But, without further ado, here are a few recommendations I think any girl aged 6-7 would be lucky to have... and have a look at my previous Christmas gift guides too for more ideas - Christmas gift ideas girls aged 5-6 will love and 9 best Christmas gift ideas for girls aged 4-5!

You can also win a Baby Annabelle doll and her Lunch Time Table accessory at the end of this post! 

(Some of the products featured in the post were gifted for review; some of the links in the post may be affiliate, meaning should you order products through the links I get a small fee at no cost to you)

Top toys of 2019

Baby Annabelle is a great toy to play with for all ages. It is meant for children over the age of 3. It is battery-operated and this years version drinks water from a bottle, and cries real tears. It also sucks on a dummy, and the face moves, which is quite surprising and fun. You can burp it and cuddle it to sleep, and it does little giggles if you tickle its tummy. When you lie it down the eyes close, unlike some of the previous dolls where eyes opened using the battery-powered motor. It also snuffles and snores in a very cute way when it sleeps.

All in all, it is great interactive toy little girls will absolutely love and I think it is well worth the price tag. My daughter has had so much joy from it, she is now wanting to convert part of her room to a Baby Annabelle corner. 


baby annabelle doll

baby annabelle lunch time table


Baby Annabelle also comes with plenty of accessories and new this year is the Lunch Time Table Set. We have played with this a lot and it is quite funny to see your kid get frustrated when Baby Annabelle turns her nose up at everything you offer her - just like they used to do as babies ha ha! The Lunch time Table Set is fun to play with, and seems to randomly assign either a good or a bad reaction, and you will have to swap the drinks and the foods until you get a happy response. You can then feed Baby Annabelle who will make happy sounds (the sounds come from the table).

Check out my giveaway for Baby Annabelle and this accessory at the end of this post!


anna singing fashion doll


Frozen 2 toys are BIG this year - every girl seems to want something. The most popular toys will be the Anna and Elsa fashion dolls, which you can also get in light-up or singing versions - ours are the singing versions. Another very popular Frozen 2 toy is the Into the Unknown doll, which is a cuter child-like version of Elsa, and who sings and lights up.


walkie talkie toy


Walkie talkies seem to be a VERY popular gift this year, and often out of stock. I got ours from BrightMinds, who provide a wide variety of learning and creative play toys. Walkie talkies are great fun at this age, as you can use them with your friends or parents. I would say these are great to encourage your kid to go and have an outdoor adventure!


STEM toys and other learning toys

For STEM and learning kits I was introduced to BrightMinds this year - their tag line is "where learning is fun"! And looking through their website, there was lots of fantastic science toys, toys to help learning and fantastic creative play toys. They have a section for new toys for 2019, and lots of science toys too, for all ages. 


magic of magnets stem kit

easyread time teaching wall clock

moon beam night light


From BrightMinds I got a Thames & Kosmos Magic of Magnets kit, which will be a great help in learning science and testing how magnets work. The kit teaches you how to build a compass and has games for magnets too. Another learning item I got was an Easyread Time Teaching Wall Clock - it uses colours and phrases to teach kids how to read a clock. I've never seen these before but they look like they would be fantastic learning tools. There are Easyread wristwatches too. 

And while not quite a STEM toy or a learning toy, this Moon Beam Light seemed like a fun addition  to room decor and something that could encourage an interest in space. It is apparently a faithful reproduction of the moon! 

Collectible toys

There are so many collectible toys girls this age love - LOL Surprise dolls seem like they are very popular. This year I have got these little Hatchimal Royal collegtible eggs - you hatch them by rubbing on the egg, and there is a tiny little animal toy inside. In the Snowball edition they are all dressed up in a wintery fashion. 

Sylvanian families were super popular in my childhood and I always wanted to have some, so now I got a Sylvanian family of rabbits for my rabbit-mad daughter. If you visit the pop-up shop in London you can find the limited edition Guardian Bear there. Sylvanian families also do blind bags with babies, which are only £3 and would be great as little stocking fillers!


collectible toys


Make-up and beauty items

Girls this age start to LOVE make-up, but I prefer if it is still child-like at this age. Hair accessories are great too. This year I got her some hair chalk pens, which also came with some hair accessories. This kit should be fun for her to play with. After testing it, it does give a very good colour coverage, even for darker hair. Lip balms and lip glosses are an easy make-up item too, and what would be better than a chocolate flavoured ones! Nail polishes and nail stickers are good fun at this age too! I also included a craft set for a fairy flower crown, right up a little girls streets!


hair accessories and make up for girls


Books

There are so many great books for this age range as they start to get more confident with their reading. For girls that love fairies and everything magical, Magic Fairy books are great! Isadora Moon on the other hand is a half fairy, half vampire and totally unique, and this Isadora Moon Makes Winter Magic should be a fun book to get into over the holidays. 




So here were my tips... but I would love to know your choices for this age bracket?


What would you choose as a Christmas gift for young girls?


You can win your own Baby Annabelle doll and her Lunch Time Table Set, together RRP £69.98 with my giveaway. Enter via Rafflecopter below, UK entries only, 18 over only, ends 12th January 2020. The doll is unboxed (unused, new), no batteries included. The Lunch Time Table is boxed. 






138 comments:

  1. STEM toys instead of the usually dolls.

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  2. I'd give them something arty & crafty

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  3. Something creative, like a notebook and some books to read, so they can read and take inspiration to write their own story! xx

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  4. Margaret Clarkson
    Lots of books.

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  5. i think they love surprise toys like lol dolls or stem toys are great fun

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  6. would loive this my nephew loves dolls

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  7. Something arty or crafty - two of my granddaughters are 6 or 7 and I've got them both a colour-your-own bag set

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  8. Probably a slime making kit. My daughter is only 2 but I have a 7 year old niece and she would appreciate that lol.

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  9. Art stuff or pretend play like a teachers set or post office

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  10. STEM toys and games - our boys love them - jigsawas too

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  11. Sylvanian families are always popular or I would choose some art materials.

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  12. I don't have any children but would love to win this prize to donate to charity.

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  13. I think it would be a jigsaw puzzle and some colouring craft stuff

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  14. Books or something involving art or crafts.

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  15. It really depends on the girl, I have 2 nieces about this age and one loves dolls and would adore this prize but the other loves football and would love a goal post for the garden.

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  16. Hello, the gift I would give would probably be a set of Sylvanian families as they are so lovely!

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  17. Something arty or creative, maybe sequin art xx

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  18. Sylvanian families most likely the dogs or cat sets xx

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  19. Sylvanian family all the little ones love these

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  20. My little lady is 6 and she loves all things girly! We tend to get her lots of dollies! Shes also really into singing so we've just bought her a kareoke machine!!

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  21. A mermaids tale! Thanks for the chance. Merry Christmas

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  22. I would give her unicorn pyjamas and a little bag

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  23. Would give them a book or even something to do with crafts, to get them to use their hands and ideas

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  24. Board games and dolls

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  25. I would probably give a child's tablet or a STEM toy.

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  26. anything the requires a blind bag or a surprise

    kay sherman

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  27. Would give them something that encourages them to use their imagination, dolls or creative sets always seem to be a hit.

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  28. Probably something like arts and crafts, depends on the child. I have 3 daughters and they are all very different - 2 of them love dolls, 1 doesn’t xx

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  29. Maybe a jewellery making kit or a collective of some kind

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  30. I think it depends on the girl and her interests but I tend towards arts and crafts or some sort of "making" kit when I have to buy gifts for that age group.

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  31. My daughter is 6 and for Christmas we got her some crafting kits (cross-stitch, knitting, embroidery, etc), an eatsleepdoodle pillow and a dancing llama

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  32. id gift her a my fairy garden, they look great

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  33. Lots of craft items, I always loved making things at that age.x

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  34. I would give games, interactive things x

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  35. I'd give them something creative - maybe a chalk board and chalks or a craft set.

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  36. Depends on the chbably give some art stuffild but I would pro

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  37. A perfume or bath bomb making kit, her mum would help her

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  38. I always loved my dolls when I was younger. I really like the Design A Friend and Our Generation dolls and think they would be a great gift for a child of this age. They have so many outfits, accessories, furniture etc to go with them that you can always buy bits to add to the play value on further birthdays and Christmases

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  39. Dolls, jigsaws ans something creative!

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  40. An arts and crafts sort of gift

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  41. Something frozen, all the girls I know are obsessed with Frozen.

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  42. LOL Make Up Set

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  43. I enjoy crafts and painting, so I would lean towards something like paints with canvases, clay or play dough for modelling, pretty embroidery/sewing kits - especially good gifts for those dark, winter days/afternoons.

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  44. It depends on what the child us in to. My niece loves dress up and books

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  45. I’d give craft gifts...maybe a pebble painting kit

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  46. The collectibles set as would be good.

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  47. I would gift an art set. Either pens/pencils/crayons or a painting set with sponges and various painting tools such as the crayola one 😁

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  48. I would give something crafty to a 6-7 year old girl.

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  49. My 6 year old daughter got Lego, she loves it.

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  50. When my daughter was that age she loved role play and especially liked playing shops, so I’d buy a till with a scanner or a shopping trolley.

    Would love to win for my granddaughter who is only 3 months old but I could save it until she is old enough.

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  51. my daughter is 7 and this is just the sort of thing she would love. I got her a new outfit for her baby annabel for christmas and she was over the moon with it!

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  52. Books, dolls and pretend play items like hairdressing styling head

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  53. I dont think your ever to old for dolls, especially ones with accessories, like changing outfits, bath, high chair etc... or one of the hairdresser heads so she can practice different hair styles

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  54. My daughter still loves her dolls, mainly fairy style ones, her older sister started collecting my little pony's about this age

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  55. I would gift enchantimals or shopkins

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  56. A game that's both educational and fun.

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  57. Dolls, Slime and Arts stuff, & one of my granddaughters loves Harry Potter

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  58. I would try to get them something fun but educational at the same time

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  59. I'd would give a doll and a teaset for lots of teddybear tea parties. I enjoyed these as a little girl so much

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  60. Crayola Light-Up Tracing Pad, LEGO Friends Friendship House and Cra-Z-Art Shimmer ‘n Sparkle Cra-Z-Loom Bracelet Maker

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  61. I would buy an arts and crafts selection, lots of bits to keep them occupied and using their imagination to create.

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  62. Some books or my new adopted little boy x ty

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  63. I would give some kind of craft type gift - maybe a simple jewellery making kit or similar

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  64. My middle daughter is 6 and she loves to do hair and make up so i would buy her some more to add to her collection

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  65. Board games and Frozen merchandise like a dress or Toys of Olaf, Anna or Elsa, Art like paints and crayons.

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  66. it really depends on the girl. Piper has always been into art and beauty. So she loves anything such as sparkly tattoo sets. Daisy on the other hand loves books. If you gave her a book (or even better, a token to choose her own) she is in seventh heaven.

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  67. My 7 yr old niece is into dolls and clothes for herself

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  68. I'm the owner of a 7 year old girl, her favourite Christmas gifts were some craft kits, money for a trip to Build a Bear and Descendants movie merchandise.

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  69. My 6 year old niece asked for a Disney backpack and purse for her trip to Disneyland this year.

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  70. A package of Arts and Crafts, possibly including card making materials, etc. Children can be wonderfully Creative.

    Rachel Craig

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  71. Girls of that age usually love crafts. It's the perfect age for a girl to learn to knit so a cute little knitting bag, some needles and yarn would be perfect.

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  72. My Daughter was always into play doh and felt tips and colouring books x

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  73. Playmobil is usually a good choice. They have so many different sets, there will be something they like.

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  74. I have a 7 year old daughter and she loves Lego Friends so I would buy this

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  75. It would depend on their interests as I try to buy toys that my nieces will enjoy. I have one that is into arts and crafts, one that loves reading and another who loves her dolls and prams.

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  76. My niece loves reading, so I'd buy her some age relevant books.

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  77. Something crafty, any projects that help them get creative and inspire them seems like a good idea to me.

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  78. I generally buya book (or two) and something crafty to make

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  79. depends on what they like , maybe jigsaws, craft things or dressing up

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  80. Probably Lego or some arts and crafts materials

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  81. My niece is 6 and she loves animals, disney and dressing up - so for her i got a fab lab glitter tattoo set, the white cat sylvanian family set and a hidden planet book :)

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  82. Something to make, like a jewellry making set or similar

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  83. My middle child is 7 and she would love this set! She also loves anything creative :)

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  84. Usually, knowing my niece's, something unicorn related usually goes down well.

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  85. I've consulted my daughter and I've been reliably informed slime is the way to go!

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  86. My eldest is 6 and I often get her friends stationery as I know girls like writing little notes and lists!

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  87. Loving the books!

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  88. My niece is 7 and she loves drawing and making things, so it would have to be something crafty x

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  89. My niece loves Disney so anything to do with that

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  90. Its all about role play at the moment for us so maybe a little counter set like a post office shop

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  91. My little girl would love this

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  92. Probably something they can make. Most likely a slime making kit, cos all the kids love them

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  93. few things depends on what she likes (Barbie) (LOL) or (phoopsie) or Arts and crafts

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  94. If she doesn’t already have a full quota of them dolls are good. Otherwise crafty sets or Lego.

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  95. anything crafty, most girls love that

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  96. anything crafty, most girls love that

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  97. anything crafty, most girls love that

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  98. probably craft kits or a bathbomb maker.

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  99. My granddaughter is 7 and she loves anything to do with arts and crafts

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  100. I think craft and creative gifts are nice for girls of this age, making bracelets they can wear or art sets that they can create pictures with

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  101. I have given our foster child a dolls house and she loves it

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  102. It depends on the child; something arty or a playset is a safe bet x

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  103. My daughter loves to play with dolls and look after them

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  104. Make up sets, clothes or even a tablet x

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  105. Donna Richardson12 January 2020 at 21:26

    I'd give a child at that age a doll, it's so easy to shop for girls, or maybe one of those sparkly jewellery kits

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  106. I would probably buy what ever is on trend that they're into, so like LOL dolls or something simular

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  107. My daughters both love books. My 6 year old got a large set of early read books for Christmas and has read all of them already.

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  108. Maybe some Barbies or LOL DOLLS. I also find board games go down well 2ith ant child.

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  109. I'd like to give something 'sciencey' but it would depend on the child's interests

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  110. I would usually gift a activity type toy like make a friendship bracelet

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  111. Nail stickers are great fun. I remember my friends and I loved these when we were young.

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  112. Probably some Playmobil, I love choosing toys!

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  113. I would go for lego lots of fun, and it lasts

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