Top Ten Best Toys And Gifts For Five Year Old Girls – 2018 Edition

At the age of five, girl’s minds and bodies are rapidly developing. By giving them toys that challenge that development, parents and loved ones can rest assured that their gift is not one that will simply sit on the shelf. Below are the top ten best toys and gifts for five year old girls, as well as their developing creativity, imagination and energy. With each review, is a summary of what they will love about each toy, and what the benefits are.

 

Ten Best Toys And Gifts For Five Year Old Girls – Reviewed

Vtech Touch and Learn Activity Desk Deluxe (with Optional Expansion Packs)

With kindergarten rapidly approaching, age five is often when young girls begin to show a real interest in learning how to read. With Vtech’s Touch and Learn Activity Desk, girls can develop their new-found desire while also playing. The desk comes with five activity pages where little girls can explore an interactive reading experience. They can also transform their desk into a chalkboard or art easel. The deluxe edition includes a toy phone and music player to expand playtime even further. The desk also includes a progress button where children, and parents, can keep track of their progress. The desk allows children to use touch and writing utensils to work on reading, writing, math skills as well as learning shapes, colors and numbers. Expansion packs are also available for age five to expand beyond the basics.

Developmental Benefits:

Develops reading, writing and math skills.
Teaches children to sit and use a desk.
Connects learning and school subjects with playtime and fun.

What They Will Love:

Feeling like a maturing child who is ready for school.
Learning how to read and write without any pressure.
Opportunities for several different activities and subjects all in one toy.

 

 

LEGO Disney’s Frozen: Anna and Elsa Frozen Playground

A little girl’s five-year-old imagination is always on the run and that calls for opportunities to build. LEGO gives little girls options for creating their own worlds and what world is more exciting for girls today than Frozen? Disney created a world of snow, ice, talking snowmen and singing princesses, and every little girl in America was hooked. The LEGO Anna and Elsa Frozen Playground is an easy-to-build playset perfect for girls of young ages. It allows creativity to build while also enjoying an immensely loved Disney story. The two-level castle comes with an Anna and Elsa figurine, slide, snowball catapult, treasure chest and rotating fountain. The LEGO set is simple enough for a five-year-old but is also compatible with other LEGO sets that may be purchased in the future.

Developmental Benefits:

Expands creativity through building and play-acting.
Develops motor skills and hand-eye coordination through building.
Creates opportunities for bettering patience skills.

What They Will Love:

Owning well-loved Disney characters.
Having the opportunity to build and create.
Being able to expand with future playsets.

 

 

Melissa and Doug Stamp-a-Scene Stamp Pad

Arts and crafts are always an essential step for children, especially little girls. Learning how to partake in arts and crafts teaches patience, creativity, imagination and problem-solving skills. The Melissa and Doug Stamp-a-Scene Stamp Pad comes with 20 stamps, a two-colored stamp pad and five colored pencils. The pictures available band together to create fairy garden themes. Girls can mix-and-match stamps to create their own variety of scenic pictures while also adding their own drawings or characters. The toy offers girls the opportunity for creativity without parents having to worry about the mess that comes with paint or markers.

Developmental Benefits:

Develops creativity through art.
Offers opportunities for imagination and story-telling.
Develops skills using writing utensils.

What They Will Love:

The fairytale images available for stamping.
Creating their own stories through pictures.
Having the ability to work on an arts and crafts project without constant adult supervision.

 

 

Creativity for Kids Fashion Headbands Craft Kit

Once age five hits, girls have already noticed and taken interest in fashion. They get excited over a new dress and love wearing bows or ribbons in their hair. The Creativity for Kids Fashion Headbands Craft Kit homes in on this new desire while also granting opportunities to be creative. The craft kit allows girls to create their own personalized headbands with rhinestones, flowers, feathers, butterflies and ribbons. Little girls can begin to develop their creative individuality and come out with something beautiful to wear in their hair. The craft kit includes ten headbands that make it easy to share with siblings or friends. The award-winning craft kit is perfect for young girls and easy to use.

Developmental Benefits:

Offers a sense of individuality through creativity.
Appeals to a girl’s growing sense of personalized fashion.
Grants opportunities for sharing.

What They Will Love:

The variety of options and colors available for creating hair accessories.
The feeling of creating something that is only their own.
Showing off their creation while feeling beautiful.

 

 

Disney Princess Girls’ Bike by Huffy

Active play is extremely important for every child. Girls are quickly learning that they can climb, run, roll, summersault and so much more, right along with the boys! Learning to ride a bike is an important right of passage that every child remembers later in life and this Disney Princess Bike can be the beginning of those memories. The bike is perfect for granting a little girl’s desire for active play while also starting the process of bike riding lessons. This pink and purple bike comes with a Magic Mirror handlebar that lights up to reveal Disney princesses and transforms into a mirror. The princesses pictured on the frame, sparkling pink handlebar tassels and heart decals will win the heart of any little girl. It also comes with detachable training wheels for every stage of learning to ride.

Developmental Benefits:

Homes in on the growing desire for active play.
Grants opportunities for learning to ride a bike with and without training wheels.
Gives children a sense of accomplishment.

What They Will Love:

The light-up, sparkly and princess magic depicted over the entire bike.
Growing up and learning new skills.
Being active while learning something new and the freedom of moving fast.

 

 

Candy Land: The World of Sweets Game

Board games are perfect opportunities for parents to play with their children while developing learning skills. Once age five hits, children are more able to sit and play a game without being easily distracted, bored or impatient. Candy Land is a classic game filled with characters that will satisfy every little girl’s sweet tooth. This classic game comes with 4 pawns, playing cards and delicious surprises. Girls will love the colorful world created across the board and parents will love teaching their children life skills while having fun!

Developmental Benefits:

Teaches the importance of following rules, how to take turns and how to win, or lose, gracefully.
Develops counting and color identifying skills.
Grants opportunities for quality family time.

What They Will Love:

The colorful and candy-filled world and characters portrayed within the game.
Participating in activities that are for older children only.
Spending quality time with their parents.

 

 

Barbie Dreamtopia Fairytale Dress Up Doll

Barbies have withstood the test of time as one of the most well-loved doll brands for girls. A girl’s growing sense of creativity often results in imaginative play with dolls and animals. Barbies grant that desire for developmental play and make-believe. The Barbie Dreamtopia Fairytale Dress Up Doll is a beautiful princess Barbie that comes with fairy wings, mermaid tale and three interchangeable outfits. The snap-on pieces make it easy for girls to create three different fairytales with one doll. The Barbie can also easily fit into any clothing or shoes that have already been collected.

Developmental Benefits:

Offers opportunities for creativity and developmental play.
Adds to growing stages of make-believe.
Teaches responsibility for keeping track of toy’s smaller parts.

What They Will Love:

The three available options for fairytale characters available with one single doll.
Owning a beautiful doll that is all their own.
The variety of possibilities for imagination and personal stories through make-believe play.

 

 

Disney Princess Dress Up Trunk

The first thing that every little girl sees, and wishes they could have, on their favorite Disney princess is the beautiful dress. One of the many reasons that girls choose to play dress up is because they love to imagine that they are something else, such as their favorite Disney princess. With the Disney Princess Dress Up Trunk, girls do not have to just choose one princess. They can choose from four beautiful skirts, tops and accessories. The set also comes with a decorated cardboard princess trunk for storage. The variety of options makes it easy for girls to share with their friends or sisters. The costumes give little girls the opportunity to let their imaginations run wild and their princess dreams come true as they play out imaginative stories through dress up.

Developmental Benefits:

Develops imaginative play and make-believe with friends.
Practices dressing and undressing.
Teaches organization.

What They Will Love:

The ability to play their favorite Disney princesses.
Playing make-believe through dress up.
Sharing costumes and creating stories with friends.

 

 

Melissa and Doug Ballet Recital Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle

Puzzles before the age of five are often difficult for children to figure out, no matter how much they want to. Once age five comes around, something begins to click in a child’s mind and that puzzle finally comes together. Girls can celebrate that developing mind with Melissa and Doug’s Ballet Recital Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle. This puzzle has large, wooden pieces that are easy to fit together for girls who are just starting to figure it out on their own. The picture depicted is perfect for every little girl who loves sparkles and dance. It also comes with a sturdy wooden puzzle board that creates easy storage.

Developmental Benefits:

Develops hand-eye coordination.
Develops problem-solving skills.
Grants a sense of accomplishment.

What They Will Love:

The beautiful artwork that is depicted through their hard work.
Accomplishing a difficult process on their own.
Completing a task with skill.

 

 

VIAHART Brain Flakes

Nothing excites a child more than creating something new and unique on their own. VIAHART Brain Flakes are an easy-to-use 500-piece set of interlocking quarter-shaped flakes that children can use to make hundreds of unique creations. The set arrives in a jar for easy storage and comes with a guide where children can find ideas, such as rabbits, flowers, balls or lions, or they can create something that is all their own!

Developmental Benefits:

Develops building skills.
Develops spatial thinking.
Expands patience and problem-solving skills.

What They Will Love:

The endless options for what to build.
The ways in which the pieces interlock to create something big or small.
Making creations with their own hands from their own minds.

 

Give every little girl what they really want without having to worry about them becoming bored. Expand their minds and their bodies with a “cannot lose” gift each and every time. We hope you have found our best toys and gifts for five year old girls guide helpful. There are some great ideas here, something to suit a variety of tastes and interests and we are sure your little girl will be impressed with any one of these gifts.