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.
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.
Light Up Dance Pad
Exercise doesn’t feel like exercise when it’s dancing, so treat her to this brilliant dance mat to keep her moving. With 3 interactive games and 5 intensity levels, the aim of the game is to follow the flashing lights on the mat to the beat of the built-in or Bluetooth music.
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.
Chocolate Bar Maker
Add a few packets of candy melts to this fantastic kit, and she’ll be able to turn them into weird and wonderful bars to stash away or share with friends. With several different molds included, she can fill them with her favorite chocolate, and then decorate them with sprinkles or nuts.
Art Lab for Kids Book
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.
Cursive Script Name Necklace
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.
DIY Journaling Set
Journaling is all the rage, but with this STMT set, she’ll be able to customize her journal to make it totally hers. Along with the spiral bound notebook, this set also comes with shapes, stickers, glitter tape, and printed pages, along with clips, frames, a tassel keychain, and more.
Mini Squishies Kawaii Bundle
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.
Bluetooth Karaoke System
This has got to be the coolest karaoke machine ever, because it comes with awesome built-in disco lights that can be dimmed or brightened to suit the mood. She can slip a CD in the top or stream music wirelessly from her device, and then sing along into the included microphone.
Flashing Cube Brain & Memory Game
The perfect size for travelling or just waiting around, this Flashing Cube Brain & Memory Game will keep her mind sharp and her attention focused. With ‘chase me’, ‘catch me’ and ‘follow me’ modes available, she’ll need to be quick fingered if she’s going to win.
Kids Against Maturity Card Game
They’ll be screaming with laughter when they play ‘Kids Against Maturity’, the take-anywhere card game that sees players competing to find the funniest response to a given situation. Full of age-appropriate toilet humor and silliness, it’s a game that parents will love to play, too.
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.
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.
Elephant 3D Night Light
Utterly enchanting and with an almost magical quality, this 3D elephant illusion lamp will look beautiful in her bedroom. A charming gift for 10 year old girls who love pretty things, this remote controlled lamp is battery-powered, and can move through 16 colors, flash, or stay on one favorite shade.
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.
Osmo Detective Agency
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.
Unicornbot App-Enabled Building & Coding Stem Learning Kit
Most girls like unicorns, but when a cute mythical creature just isn’t enough, why not have her build her own robot version? Using Blockly coding, she can make her unicornbot follow her directions using the special color cards, and the free android and iOS app included.
Wreck This Journal
If she’s not the kind of girl who likes to keep things neat, the ‘Wreck This Journal’ is perfect. Designed to be scrunched, bent, pummelled, poked, and even dropped from a height, this alternative journal helps girls to channel their thoughts and feelings in an artistic and totally different way.
Cat's Cradle Book Kit
Introduce her to some old-fashioned fun with the Cat’s Cradle Book Kit. Revealing the secrets of making different shapes using only string and both hands, this kit includes instructions on how to make a witch’s broom and Jacob’s ladder, along with a long loop of colored string.
Temporary Glitter Tattoos Kit
Temporary tattoos have been a firm favorite for cool girls for years now, but they are so much better with bling. Give her the GirlZone Glitter Tattoo Studio and she will creating fabulous designs on all her friends and family. Set includes 24 stencils, 6 glitter colors, and 2 make-up brushes.
I Am Confident, Brave & Beautiful: A Coloring Book for Girls
Instil confidence in her in an almost subliminal way with this sweet coloring book. With more than 22 pages filled with black and white line drawings, this book incorporates empowering messages that will sink in as she colors, while also reducing stress and anxiety at the same time.
Wireless Karaoke Microphone
Does she dream of being on The Voice, or America’s Got Talent? If so, she’ll need a stylish microphone to practice belting out her ballads. This stunning wireless mic comes in four stunning metallic colors, and features a control panel so she can change the effects, record, and playback her performance.
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.
JuniorScope Microscope Kit
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.
Clay Charms Craft Kit
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.
Multi Voice Changer
She can be anyone she wants – or at least sound like them – with this fun voice changer. With fun flashing lights on the speaker, this toy can change her voice into 10 different sound effects, and includes sliding controls on the side to mix and match the sounds.
Crayola Light-up Tracing Pad
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.
My Fairy Garden Tree Hollow
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.
Girls Who Code
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.
Yellow Scope Foundation Chemistry Kit
Get her excited about science with the Yellow Scope Foundation Chemistry Set. Along with beakers, thermometer, timer, safety goggles and more, this kit also contains a detailed 32 page lab notebook with more than 19 exciting experiments for exploring chemical reactions, molecular motion, and temperatures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Glow-in-The-Dark Capture the Flag
Capture the Flag is one of the best ways to keep kids active while having fun, but night-time usually spells the end of the game. This glow in the dark version, though, will allow them to keep the fun going long after dark as it comes with 25 light-up game pieces.
Magnetic Penny Game
She can astound her friends and family with this Magic Penny Magnet Kit. Thanks to the two powerful stainless steel magnets included, this kit will allow her to perform some gravity-defying feats with the 32 newly minted coins, from building impossible sculptures to balancing coins on the rim of a cup.
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.
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.
LED Sound Activated Party Lightsthday
Just as much fun for solo dancing as it is for sleepovers and birthday parties, this LED party lights unit is sound activated, so it will pulse to the music as soon as it’s plugged in. Offering 7 modes of lighting, these lights also come with a handy remote control.
Women in Science Book
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.
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.
Aquabeads Beginners Studio
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.
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.
Washable Dot Markers
Dot markers can add a whole new dimension to art and coloring in, and this set of eight washable markers will show her how. There are over 100 downloadable coloring sheets to be printed out at home, which she can then dot and daub with beautiful shades for the most unusual results.
National Geographic Kids Why?
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.
Diy Money Rosette
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.
Diy Spa In A Jar
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.
Diy Sharpie Tie Dye T-Shirt
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.
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.
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.
Diy Donut Bath Bombs
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.
Diy Cord Tacos
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.
Diy Zipper Pouch
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.
Tulip One Step Tie-Dye Kit
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.
Square Root Of 100 Years Old Shirt
Funny, smart, and perfect for pre-teen geeks, this 100% cotton tee can be worn for the entire year. Showing the symbol for the square root of 100, the graphics on the front of this shirt – which comes in a wide range of fab colors – are simple but striking.
My Diy Hanging Jewelry Holder
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.
Double Digit Birthday Shirt
It’s a big milestone when she moves from single digits into double, and this super bright and cheerful t-shirt will announce it to the world. The beautiful tie-dye tee is printed with ‘Double Digits, #10thbirthday’, giving it a playful nod to the world of insta and social media.
Diy No-sew Jewelry Pouch
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?
Minimalist Name Earrings
Lots of girls have name necklaces, but not many have their monikers on their ears. Made from sterling silver and available in three beautiful finishes, these earrings for pierced ears will be custom made to include her first name in a pretty handwriting font.
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.
Birthday Necklace for 10 Year Olds
Give her a reminder of the love she has at home with this dainty 10th birthday necklace. Hanging on a 14” extendable chain, the simple ring symbolizes the unbreakable family circle that surrounds her. Made from gold vermeil, this necklace would make a touching gift for 10 year old girls.
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.
Color Your Own Map Pillowcase
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.
Easy Scarf Headband Tutorial
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.
Diy Quote Mirrors
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.
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.
Diy Fabric Bag
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.