The Best Toys for 5 Year-Old Girls in 2017

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The Best Toys for 5 Year-Old Girls in 2017

One thing that sparks interest in five year-old girls? Cuteness! 

We’ve rounded up super sweet gifts from all over the internet for pre-k and kindergarten gals. From the sought-after Wellie Wishers dolls to the new Glitter Hatchimals, all the latest and greatest gifts for five year-old girls are right here on

Best For The Girl Who Loves Dolls

WellieWishers are sized just right for five year-olds and they’re perfect for the American Girl fan who is between the Bitty Baby doll and the BeForever historical dolls. 

Pick from five different girls wearing whimsical rain boots: Ashlyn, Willa, Camille, Emerson, and Kendall. There are so many cute outfits and accessories for the 14.5” dolls, as well as coordinating items for little girls! Any kindergartener will treasure these quality dolls.

Best For The Food Truck Fan

This Playmobil set is the cutest; five year-olds will love playing ice cream truck! 

Among the 64 colorful pieces are four figures, truck, table, various frozen treats, and more. She can set up her own ice cream adventures, and when she’s done, pack up the truck and drive it away.

Best For The Mobile Artist

Featuring over 75 pieces, this art set is great for little ones who love to draw. 

Markers, paper, and, crayons, and colored pencils come conveniently packed in a fold-up desk tray. Easy clean-up, portability, and quality supplies make for a perfect gift.

Best For The Critter Collector

A sweet starter home for her Calico Critter figures, the Cozy Cottage features over 15 pieces, including a little rabbit to live in the home. 

Bonus: it comes fully assembled! The Cozy Cottage provides hours of fun for little ones, and they can collect the all the different Calico Critters animal families and their tiny accessories.

Best High-Tech Baby Doll

This advanced Cabbage Patch baby doll features the looks of the classic 80s doll with the fun features only modern technology can provide. The interactive 14” doll from Wicked Cool Toys has amazing LCD eyes that close, open, and look around -- she has so many realistic expressions! Little girls can play, feed, and change Baby So Real, and even calm her fever thanks to seven sensors. 

The doll’s cheeks glow red until she gets medicine from a “magic” spoon (included). You can even use a free app to turn your phone or other device into a baby monitor! And like all Cabbage Patch babies, she comes with a birth certificate and adoption papers. Baby So Real will impress any baby doll-loving little one! 4 AA batteries included.

Best For The Cool Crafter

Little ones love this unique, water-activated craft. 

Drop the different colored beads into the included template tray. Once your design is in place, spritz with water (bottle included) and let it dry. The beads will fuse together and once dry, your creation is complete! The Beginners Studio includes over 840 beads, storage case with design tray, and more.

Best For The Girl Who Loves Surprises

The must-have Christmas gift of 2016 has a sparkly update!

New Glittering Garden Hatchimals are robotic, interactive creatures that hatch from their eggs with some help from their owners. When they’re in their eggs, hear them tap and listen to their heartbeat. Once they hatch, your Penguala (or Draggle) can be taught tricks! Which color will you get? Includes 2AA batteries.

Best Big Wooden Dollhouse

The KidKraft Majestic Mansion is 4.5’ feet tall, with plenty of room for imaginative play. It’s spendy, but this is a quality wooden dollhouse that’s worth the money. 

The garage doors open and close, and an elevator brings dolls to the different floors. With four levels and eight rooms there’s so much to do!

Best Game For Kindergarten Friends

SpinMaster’s new game of anticipation will delight five year-olds. 

Two to four players move around the board, taking turns “washing” the doggy. But watch out, he loves to shake! Who will get wet? 3 AA batteries not included.

Best Funny Little Pet Set

Zuru’s hilarious Hamsters in a House have a new hangout: Ham’s Burger Diner. Furry little hamsters scoot and scurry around the set on their own, zooming through the burger drive-though. 

They can also dine-in and relax in the seating area! The silly set includes 25 pieces. The new series 2 also includes the Cupcake Bakery Playset.

Best Barbie For The Bath

Rainbow Lights Mermaid makes a splash with her glimmering rainbow colors, pink-streaked hair, and princess tiara. 

Press her necklace or dip her in water to start the light show — this is one bath toy little girls are sure to love!

Best For A Future Cat Lady

Kitty Surprise has a secret — a litter of kittens hidden in her belly! How many will you get?  

Count the blue and pink ribbons to see if you have boy or girl kittens. Another surprise: one of the kittens can meow! Also available: Bunny Surprise and the 90s original, Puppy Surprise.

Best For The Grocery Gal

New from Learning Resources, the Smart Market helps little ones gain math, reading, and writing skills as they play. 

Tiny shoppers can grab grocery items off their list to place in the basket, then pay with pretend money. Perfect with a play kitchen!

Best Darling Duet

Any My Little Pony fan knows that Princess Twilight Sparkle and Spike the Dragon are besties. 

Now they come together to sing in this fun new set from Hasbro. Press the cutie mark on Twilight Sparkle to hear her belt out a tune, and put Spike next to her to hear them duet!

Best For Happy Helpers

If your daughter liked last year’s popular roller skating Minnie, she’ll love the new Minnie & Friends toy from Just Play. 

Minnie strolls along with her fluffy puppy, Snowball, and kids can use Minnie’s clicker to teach Snowball tricks! Minnie also sings and talks, and her pup barks. So much fun!

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