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Turning 10 is one of a child’s earliest milestones. It’s their first time entering double-digit territory, and it is also when children start to feel less like a kid and more like a teenager. Use our gift guide to see a variety of ideas from crafts that foster creativity for kids to science kits.
It’s a popular notion that girls mature faster than boys, but that doesn’t mean they’re too old for toys and gifts. Here are ideas for the best christmas or birthday gifts you can give 10-year-old girls that they’re sure to love.
Now that they’re older, 10-year-olds can now focus longer and will have a growing curiosity of the world around them. That said, an excellent gift idea are puzzles and brain teasers, like the Difficult Riddles For Smart Kids or the Awesome Facts Book, which will surely pick their brains and keep them busy for hours. So will educational board games like the Skillmatics Guess in 10 – Animal Planet.
Gifts that tap into a child’s creative and artistic side are also a sure-fire favorite with 10-year-old girls. Artsy types will have a blast making craft projects like the 4M Magnetic Mini Tile Art and Wind Chime Decorating Kit. You can also teach them to express their creativity through drawing and art with the Rainbow Scratch Book and the I am Confident, Brave & Beautiful Coloring Book (which we like not only for the wonderful illustrations, but for its empowering message too).
Speaking of art, another great gift idea for 10-year-old girls are Hair Coloring Markers. Not only can they turn their crowning glory into their canvas, they can also use these easily washable markers as face paint.
Educational Christmas or Birthday Gifts
These are just some of our gift suggestions. Scroll down below to check out our full list of creative gift ideas for 10-year-old girls. Have a question? Leave us a message in the comments section!
434M Magnetic Mini Tile Art
A great gift for 10 year olds to explore the fun of arts and crafts with the 4M Magnetic Tile Art craft kit. Create works of art, attach them to tiles and apply magnets to hang them on any metal surface. This magnetic tile art set includes tiles, magnets, a paint strip and brush. Tiles make ideal fridge art, or can be safely attached to a locker door for a unique personal touch.
42Difficult Riddles For Smart Kids
This kids book is a collection of 300 brain teasing riddles and puzzles. Their purpose is to make children think and stretch their minds.
This remote control disco party light gets the party started! Including 7 different color combinations. This stage light can also create lively visual effects. So fun that adults might try to get their hands on it.
40Cat Noisecancelling Headphones
Cute Cat Ears with Shining LED Flashing Light: The cute Bluetooth headphones features with a lovely cat ear design and fancy LED lights.
39Hair Coloring Markers
Our hair chalk pens with different colors make great face paints too and are easy to clean off.
38Women Who Dared Book
Women have been doing amazing, daring, and dangerous things for years, but they’re rarely mentioned in our history books as adventurers, daredevils, or rebels.
Friday Walkies Talkies provides 22 channels and a remarkable 3-mile distance range, kids can now carry on long distance top-secret conversations. Walkie talkies for kids are the perfect portable size for outdoor adventures.
36A Very Pink Helicopter
This remote control helicopter will let little girls be little pilots.
35Women In Science Book
Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world.
34Skillmatics Educational Game Animal Planet
This fun game is also great at encouraging creativity. Ask up to 10 questions to guess the animal on the Game Card! Is it a carnivore? Is it a domestic animal? Does it live in groups? Think hard, ask intelligent questions, use your clue cards wisely, and the be the first player to win 7 Game Cards! This game includes 52 Game Cards and 6 Clue Cards.
33Wind Chime Decorating Kit
The 4M Make A Wind Chime Crafting Kit is a fun and functional activity for kids of all ages. This allows kids to practice creativity in decorating their own wind chime and to enjoy the chimes from their new outdoor decoration.
This little party machine is tons of fun for young tweens and adults alike. It’s the perfect gift for young girls to sing their hearts out with their best friends at the next sleepover. Bluetooth connection and cable connection ready.
Smart Sand is the perfect educational arts and crafts toy to promote artistic creativity at a young age. Our unique formula is designed to be easily shaped and molded while feeling great soft to the touch.
Gravity Maze is one of ThinkFun’s most popular stem toys for boys and girls, and was a Toy of the Year Award winner in 2017, in the Specialty Category. It’s a gravity powered maze game that comes with 60 challenges of increasing difficulty, from beginner to expert, and is one of the best gifts you can buy for kids who like smart games and a challenge.
29Waterproof Video Camera
Better than an instant camera, this waterproof digital kids camera is a cool gift for a ten year old to take into the water and record their own adventures.
28Awesome Facts Book
5,000 Cool Facts About Everything treats kids to brain candy and eye candy all rolled into one treasure trove of fascinating facts.
27Magnetic Dart Board
All the fun of classic darts without marking walls, pets, or people! Light, durable flights keep arrows flying straight & powerful magnets ensure that they stick to the board, every time!
26Stem Building Set
Specially created to help kids develop hand-eye coordination, master fine motor skills, improve logical thinking, & boost vital problem solving skills.
25Labyrinth Board Game
Fans of Ravensburger’s classic Labyrinth game will love this special 30th anniversary edition of Labyrinth featuring two versions of game play. One is the classic which plays like the regular Labyrinth. The other, due to a coat with a special high quality glow in the dark color can be played in complete darkness. A truly fascinating and unique board game experience for the whole family.
Continue a nautical tradition when you build the LEGO Ideas Pirate Ship in a Bottle, featuring a highly detailed ship with the captain’s quarters, cannons, masts, crow’s nest and printed sail elements. Place the ship inside the LEGO brick-built bottle with a buildable cork, wax seal element and water-style elements inside, then display the model on the stand featuring the ship’s ‘Leviathan’ nameplate.
The 22+ coloring pages encourage girls to think beyond social conventions and inspire conversations with adults about what it really means to be confident, brave, and beautiful.
22Magnetic Science Set
Science experiments for kids to determine which materials are magnetic. With this kit, kids will learn about magnetic poles and magnetic fields.
21Lego Ideas Book
The LEGO Ideas Book is perfect for LEGO fans of all ages. Wired.com says, “If you’re a LEGO fanatic (or know one), The LEGO Ideas Book is worth taking a look at.”
20Master Chef Junior Cookbook
Beloved television competition show MasterChef Junior fosters all of this within each of its pint-size home cooks, and what they whip up is truly impressive. This book aims to give any aspiring young chef the tools he or she needs to hone essential cooking skills, with 100 recipes.
19Kids Against Humanity
Kids Against Maturity: Card Game for Kids and Humanity, Super Fun Hilarious for Family Party Game Night-Dear Parents, Kids Against Maturity is the perfect parental tool to approach playtime and family time. With age-appropriate toilet humor and funny innuendos for the adults, that can be enjoyed by all ages.
18Kitty Hoodie and Convertible Stuffed Animal
These cub coats are adorable and come in a variety of animals including this peachy kitty that transforms into a hoodie with cat ears. Kids love it!
17Convertible Unicorn Stuffed Animal Hoodie
This adorable unicorn stuffed animal converts into a hoodie with a unicorn on it!
16Solar Wooden Car
Wooden Model Solar Car Crafting Kits – Young inventors build and paint their own solar powered robot car. An electric motor makes this car move. Encourage the engineer in a little girl where she can create her own toys that run on renewable energy.
15How Things Work Book
This is a book for all the curious kids whose parents won’t let them take apart the family’s brand new digital camera. The stuff around us has some pretty cool insides that we don’t usually get to see.
These Girls thermal Knee High socks are made from durable, soft weave fabric, so they’ll get an exceptional warmth and comfort with excellent moisture-wicking capabilities. These socks fit for girls ages about 3-12 years. Kid’s height determines the position of socks. Some fit above the knee and some below the knee.
These kids activities can be done alone, with siblings, or together as a family. This makes them perfect for rainy days, family game nights, and any time your children require a creativity boost.
12Rainbow Scratch Book
Simply use the wooden styluses included to easily scratch away the black film to reveal the beautiful rainbow colors! Kids can use the notepad to jot down notes, etch doodles, and create cool illustrations and designs.
11Harry Potter Legos
Step aboard the iconic LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Express toy train from King’s Cross Station. This action-packed train set features a railway toy bridge with a clock and steps leading to Platform 9¾, moving brick wall entrance, ‘Wanted’ poster and Daily Prophet newspapers. Plus, this set includes a model train and carriage with 4 seats and removable side panel and roof for creative play.
Kids can bring to life the Minecraft game with this toy cave by activating the TNT toy function to blast into the bat-infested Zombie Cave. They can battle a zombie and a baby zombie or mine for toy coal, redstone, gold and diamond ores. They’ll enjoy hands-on adventures with this LEGO Minecraft The Zombie Cave set—designed for young fans.
LEGO Friends Mia’s Camper Van makes camping with friends a dream! Lift off the roof of this cool playset for easy access to the kitchen and bathroom inside, flip open the lid of the upstairs sleeping area, put up the canopy and get to work on the tent with 2 beds inside. There’s also a picnic table, an inflatable dinghy and a friendly horse.
8Science Lab Kit
Help your kids learn amazing scientific principles and inspire creativity with the Kaboom Explosive Combustion Science Lab Kit! Hands-on experiments in this kit lead students successfully through 25 experiments. Includes over 23 tools and ingredients for students ages 8 and older. A 36-page easy-to-follow activities and lab guide helps your kids to learn about basic chemistry, science, slime and electricity.
7Learn How to Save with a Personal Bank
Teach little girls to save their money in a fun bank safe.
Now with the improved Shock Proof TOP Gift Binoculars, kids can enjoy and learn at the same time. These compact binoculars are designed for both boys and girls, but not to be taken for a cheap toy! They work very nicely and produce a clear sharp image. Give your child an experience that will last a lifetime.
With the gravitrax interactive track system and marble run, you can design and build your own race tracks and experiment with gravity, magnetism, and kinetics to propel your ball to the finish. With a variety of tiles, levels, tracks and features, you can control the speed of each ball. The open-ended building concept offers endless possibilities to design a different track every time you play.
4Bloxels Video Game
Bloxels Build Your Own Video Game.
With Engino structures: buildings and Bridges set learn all about buildings and how they literally support our lives! Kids can construct different types of bridges and find out how their architecture design provides massive weight support. One of the best toys to encourage engineering thinking!
Kids can explore unlimited electronic projects to create working games and gadgets. They’ll complete a circuit to make a quiz show game, an electronic drum kit, a motion-sensing room alarm, and much more using 10 smart modules and the powerful microprocessor module. They’ll get to learn about electrical engineering as they play with the multi-dimensional base board and real electronic components.
1Night Light Projector
A beautiful night sky projection on ceiling and walls.