The 18 Best Gifts for 7 Year Old Girls in 2018
If you have a 7 year-old girl in your life, you're probably no stranger to dolls, ponies, and crafts. But what about cool new tech gadgets like a mood wristband, or an interactive little monkey that clings to your finger? Or out-of-the-box gifts like a yoga mat or a Bop It game? For classic crowd-pleasers, check out the latest American Girl doll, or maybe a ballerina music box.
We've got all your angles covered, whether you're looking for a birthday gift for your child's friend or something a bit more special for a holiday or birthday gift.
Best For The Goofy Gamer
The new and improved Bop It! game has features for modern gals.
The portable game contains ten hilarious challenges: whip it, selfie it, cradle it, golf it, hammer it, drink it, answer it, saw it, sing it, and comb it. For one or more players, this game is recommended for ages 8 and up (but savvy 7 year-olds are surely up for it). Demo batteries included; 3 AAA batteries required.
Best Cat Craft
Create a fun, fluffy kitty with this craft kit.
Use the stylus to push the fluff through the kitty form, then add felt ears and tail, button nose, and bead eyes. Fluffables are available in a variety of colors, from pumpkin to cinnamon to plum. Best for crafters ages 6+, but your child may need some assistance.
Best Critter Cruise Ship
Does she love Littlest Pet Shop figurines?
Then she’ll love taking dozens of them to “sea” on the LPS cruise ship. Three pets come with the ship (including a cat, octopus, and a sea turtle captain!), which boasts a disco, water slide, and a zip line.
It also includes accessories — like a lounge chair — and a sticker sheet. When she’s done playing it folds up for easy storage, keeping all the pieces together. Things to note: assembly required but it’s pretty quick. This ship doesn’t float; for pretend oceans only. For ages 4+
Best For The Playmobil Princess
Who wouldn’t love the Royal Residence? This cool castle is at the center of Playmobil’s adorable Princess line. The castle set includes two figures, baby, cradle, throne, chaise lounge, gilded mirror, doves, and much more — 247 pieces in all.
She can furnish the castle with individual room sets, as well as a variety of royal guest figurines, sold separately. Collecting is part of the Playmobil fun! When her highness is ready to upgrade, the Grand Princess Castle is available. For ages 4+
Hasbro’s cool, Bluetooth-enabled wristband lights up to express her mood. Two “treasures” (add up to 5 more) light up the band up with different colors corresponding to different emotions.
The wearable connects to a Hanazuki app featuring interactive games and surprises. The set includes the wearable, two treasures, charging cord, and instructions. Other Hanazuki toys and sets are also available. A Moodgleam makes a fun, trendy birthday gift! For ages 6+
Sugarmat’s luxe yoga mats are now available for kids so she can get her om on. As yoga gains popularity for little ones, both in schools and at home, this cute mat will no doubt come in handy.
They’re non-toxic and machine washable, anti-slip, and they come in fun prints like flamingos, ballet shoes, and unicorns. What else could you want in a yoga mat?
Best Budget Yoga Mat
Best for ages 5-8, this yoga mat from Gaiam is non-slip with a textured surface.
There are 7 fun designs to choose from, including birds (pictured), robot, zebra print, camo, rocket, lime, or flowers. The lightweight PVC mat is 6P Free -- free of the six harmful phthalates. And it has a price point that will keep you zen.
What's the spin on this year's new Hatchimals toy? It's been revealed: it's a baby! Now your cute creature never has to grow up. Kids who loved previous incarnations of the toy, Mystery and twin versions, are sure to put Hatchibabies on their holiday wish list.
Best For The American Girl
The latest historical 18” doll from American Girl is Nanea Mitchell, who is from 1940s Hawaii. These quality dolls are a bit pricey, but worth every penny!
Moms who had the first American Girl dolls in the 90s are now passing them down to their own daughters. Nanea comes with a historically-accurate outfit, and a book about her back story, Growing Up with Aloha. She has a huggable cloth body and vinyl limbs and head. American Girl sells an impressive array of accessories and play sets for Nanea, such as a store set and a hula outfit. A great addition to the BeForever line, we predict this doll will be a hot holiday gift!
If your child loves the surprise of unboxing, and little dolls with accessories, chances are they'll love these new collectible dolls from Just Play. Like L.O.L. Surprise dolls, peel and unwrap the package (this one is a cardboard box rather than a plastic ball) and find 11 accessories and a Hairdorables girl inside.
The packaging folds out into a play area for the doll. To add to the fun, there are two rare dolls and one ultra-rare doll kids can search for. Due to the tiny accessories this is best for ages 3 and up.
Combine the bath bomb trend with a craft kit, and you’ve got a great gift idea! This set from Alex Spa allows her to create 6 custom fizzy bath bombs.
Experiment with different scents, colors, shapes to create the perfect bathing experience. The set includes 2 molds, food coloring, 2 fragrances, baking soda, Epsom salt, cornstarch, succinct acid, measuring spoon, stir stick, and instructions. Recommended for ages 6+
Best Prize-Filled Bath Bombs
This set of 6 kids’ bath bombs makes a fun gift: fizzy, organic bath bombs reveal a Pokemon toy inside.
Sky Organics’ bath bombs color the water and make it sparkle, but they won’t stain the tub. Each bath bomb is 5 oz (about the size of a tennis ball) and comes in one of these child-friendly scents: bubble gum, cotton candy, dreamcicle, grape soda, galaxy, gummy bear. Ages 3+
Best Barbie Camper
If you’re looking for wow factor for your Barbie girl, look no further. This huge RV play set features everything needed to camp in style. From a campfire with marshmallows, to a pool with a slide, to a full kitchen with tons of tiny accessories, her dolls will have a good time glamping!
Once Barbie drives to her desired spot, press a button and watch the pink vehicle expand. There are two hammocks plus a bed up top for sleeping. When the trip is done, fold it all up and drive off. Dolls sold separately.
Fingerlings have been a hot toy since their launch in 2017.The brand of merry monkeys (and unicorns) has an exciting release: a brand new glittery unicorn. And this Mackenzie model is the first to feature a light-up horn, making her extra special to kids who collect.
The new Fingerling addition is trendy, fun, and convenient to buy (it's an Amazon Prime exclusive until Sept. 1, 2018). Mackenzie the unicorn includes batteries, and Fingerlings are best for ages 5 and up.
Best Web Swing
Circle swings are all the rage for outdoor play, and this one from Web Riderz is the best! Rated for up to 600 lbs, your child plus a few friends can enjoy the swing safely.
Fully assembled and ready to hang, install the swing in a tree or on a play structure and watch the fun begin. Made from UV-resistant polyethylene rope and a powder-coated steel tube frame, it’s constructed for outdoor use. For maximum spinning, purchase a 360-degree hook.
Best For The Little Wonder Woman
An Amazon warrior-approved sword inspired by the new Wonder Woman movie, Mattel’s version features realistic details.
Diana’s weapon of choice features 6 different sounds, activated by a button. A great addition to your little one’s Wonder Woman gear! Best for ages 6+
Best Classic Jewelry Box
A little girl classic, the musical ballerina jewelry box is a lovely gift option. This one plays “Swan Lake” as a tiny plastic ballerina twirls in front of a mirror.
The outside features dance scenes. The 6” by 4” by 6” jewelry box can hold plenty of tiny treasures in its three drawers, plus the main compartment. Other styles from Enchantmint are also available. Note that this wind-up music box isn’t wood, but the construction is sturdy.
Mattel has caught on to the resurgence of Polly Pocket's popularity, so they're re-releasing this nostalgic toy. The new playset comes complete with an itty bitty doll and accessories, just like the originals.
But where '90s Polly was sweet and pastel, the new ones are bright and bold. The dolls and other items are a bit larger and chunkier, but still just as fun to play with.