Choosing gifts for a 5-year-old girl, in my opinion, is so much fun! They are into all the girly things!
When my daughters were five-years-old, they were both into virtually the same things: dolls (both baby and adult action-figure type dolls, like Barbie), stuffed animals of every shape, size, and color, crafting items, fun board games, pretend play items, and especially anything that offered some sort of surprise. They love those surprise gifts!
Looking for the best gifts for five-year-old girls? Whether you’re looking for a birthday gift, Christmas gifts, Easter gifts, or just a gift to say I love you, I’ve got lots of great ideas for you!
The Coolest Gift Ideas for a Five-Year-Old Girl
Here’s a list of some wonderful gift ideas for you. Below that you will find more specific gift options and links to purchase them online.
Dolls (Barbie doll, American Girl, Enchantimals, etc.)
Board Game or Card Game
Items Featuring Her Favorite Characters
Whether you’re shopping for a Christmas gift for a five-year-old girl or a gift for her for one of life’s other events (birthday, Easter, etc.), we’ve got a huge list of great gift ideas to consider!
Best Gifts For Five-Year-Old Girls
The best gift ideas for 5-year-old girls can be found here! We rounded up our best options for 5 year olds that they are going to love!
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Every girl needs a great pair of boots and no one makes footwear for kids better than Pediped! These boots are part of the Pediped Flex system which means they will fit your child better and longer than other shoes.
Features of these boots include:
Available in sizes EU22-33/toddler 6 - youth 2
Leather and quilted nylon upper
Breathable leather and fabric lining
Flexible rubber sole
Fashion boot with inside zipper
Approved by the American Podiatric Medical Association for promoting healthy foot development US sizes
Every kid needs a bike and 5 years old is a GREAT time to get kids started with a bike!
The handle on the saddle makes it easy to guide your child as they learn to ride, child-sized brake levers let them feel like a 'big kid' while the coaster brake ensures smooth stopping, and the included bike bell tells folks ahead they are coming up.
The Hopper also comes with a water bottle and cage (excluding 20 inch), comfort saddle, soft grips, training wheels (on the 12-14-16-18), and kickstand (on the 18 and 20 inch.)
This is a quality bike that is built to last. Your five-year-old girl will love this gift!
The furReal Lil’ Wilds Lolly the Leopard interactive toy is an exotic pet that little girls can feed, play, and snuggle with. Lolly has 35+ sounds and reactions including affectionate licks, playful sounds, and some ROARS, too!
It comes with 5 accessories. Feed her the treats and she "poops" them back out. Girls love this kind of thing!
I had this classic game when I was a five-year-old girl and I LOVED it! It's such a simple game but oh so fun to play!
Using the tweezers, pick up a marble from the water channel and place it on top of the tissue. Quickly pass the tweezers to the next player so s/he can place a marble on the tissue. Play continues until one player makes the tissue break and one or more marbles fall through. Whoever is holding the tweezers when the marbles tumble will get a letter from the word “ICE” against them. As soon as players gets I-C-E, they’re out of the game. The last player remaining is the winner!
Add a new addition to your little girl's garage with this dynamic ride-on off-road kids truck from Aosom complete with both in-car and remote-control steering.
This truck for kids features a powerful 12V twin motor along with wing mirrors, working headlights and taillights, a steering wheel, foot pedal, and forward/reverse gears.
This kids car has an MP3 input and Bluetooth function that allows you to play tunes which adds fun to the driving experience. It also has 2 wide seats with safety belts allowing kids to cruise with their best friend.
Introducing Orbeez Challenge – the first ever Orbeez playset! Orbeez Challenge includes 2,000 Orbeez, 6 unique tools and Orbeez storage for mess-free fun!
Inspired by TikTok’s #OrbeezChallenge, kids can easily recreate similar effects they see online! They’re oh-so-satisfying to play with. Bounce, explode, crush, and more! There are infinite possibilities!
Get her something fun for the pool! These mermaid fins will help your little one swim like a real mermaid. The fins have separate foot pockets to increase comfort and propel your swimmer forward. They also have adjustable straps and foam foot inserts to accommodate a range of sizes and feature a quick-release strap function and rubberized fin edges to support safe swimming.
She'll need these awesome goggles to go with the cool new mermaid tail!
Mermaid Goggles are designed with silicone eye gaskets – creating the most gentle, watertight kids' goggles on the market. Mermaid™ Goggles are latex and PVC-free and offer UV protection to keep children's eyes safe during water activities.
For the mini-fashionista in your life, she'll be delighted with these Holly Mary Janes from Stride Rite!
Play with endless outfit options in these super-comfy kicks as they match practically everything!
Stride Rite’s Holly Mary Janes feature a classic silhouette, updated with eye-catching 3D flower accents.
From their stylish rainbow upper to their cushy memory foam insoles, these are the ones the wardrobe has been waiting for.
Will Accommodate Extra Wide!
Designed with Stride Rite's adaptable styles which is designed to fit to an extra-wide width and if needed, can accommodate braces or orthotics by modifying the depth with 2 removable insoles, and cuttable straps to let you choose just the right length.
Stretch it. Shape it. Slice it. Crush it! Dive into a world of water play fun with Slimy Sand Aqua Splash, the sensory play sand that’s stretchable and moldable in and out of water!
With 1.5 lbs. of neon pink Slimy Sand Aqua Splash inside a reusable bucket — this tactile playset makes for endless sensory fun! Open up the bucket, reach in and grab the Slimy Sand Aqua Splash, and feel the difference — it molds like sand, but stretches like SLIMYGLOOP! Fill the bucket with water and begin molding, stretching, slicing, and crushing the Slimy Sand Aqua Splash under the water!
When you’re all finished playing, wring out the water from the sand, let it air-dry, then store it in the resealable bucket! Collect every color and pair with impression plates, rollers, molds, and more!
It's one of the newest Nintendo Switch games to hit the market!
Journey to the monster world to take part in a Tournament of monster-game madness! Watch your favorite monsters come to life as you swing, flying, and sing your way to victory in a variety of player competitions.
Grab your friends and hit the playground to see who'll win the ultimate monster bash!
All of my kids have a pair of LONECONE boots and I just can't say enough good things about their boots. My kids spend so much time in their LONECONE boots outside.
One part snow boot and one part insulated rain boot, the LONECONE Mud Boots protect your child from the elements all year round.
Featuring 5mm self-insulating neoprene (comfort rated for sub-freezing winter weather) and a waterproof rubber shell that functions as a splash guard keep little feet warm and dry, these sturdy boots will protect.
The treaded outsoles and a reinforced toe box help kids run and jump with confidence. Plus, these boots have been tested to withstand over 100 hours of activity.
Available in a variety of awesome kid-friendly designs, these are a great choice for kids of all ages!
Check out this awesome acrylic paint set for the crafty kid on your shopping list! It's literally everything your child needs to start painting and create a number of masterpieces to display in your home!
The ColorCrayz Acrylic Paint Set includes 12 acrylic paint colors, 5 paintbrushes, a wood easel, 6 pieces 8x10 cotton canvases, a waterproof smock, a paint pallet, and a storage bag.
It's such a good idea for a budding artist! It's just what she needs for her art projects!
Build, learn and problem-solve by creating new structures, crafting stories, and growing friendships. Set in enchanted lands with endless possibilities, Pinxies building sets deliver endless fun and out-of-this-world imaginative play.
Connect the plastic building links with the vibrant glossy paperboard panels for the ultimate building experience and customize your own enchanted Pinxies world with magical fairy items, butterflies, stickers, and accessories galore!
Grow young minds, develop deep storylines, learn innovation and grow team-building skills with Pinxies building toys. This 180+ piece playset is where unlimited imagination meets real-world learning opportunities.
It's a super fun way to work on fine motor skills!
My kids loved the original Enchanted Forest game from Ravensburger, so I know they are going to love this new Raya's Journey version!
Join Raya and her friends Tuk Tuk, Sisu, Boun, Tong, Little Noi and the mischievous Ongi, in this fun game of hide and seek throughout the enchanted landscape of Kumandra. Journey through the land and go on an adventure like no other to find all of Raya’s friends! All you need is a pinch of luck and a good memory!
To play this game, you roll the dice and race around the enchanted landscape. Search under the decorative teak sculpts for Raya friends. Then, race to the finish space when you've found them and win their cards. Collect the most friend cards to win the game!
Five-year-old girls will love this adorable donut necklace from Calico Sun (a sister brand of OOLY). Darling mini donut charms make this necklace so cute! This pastel enameled donut necklace has super sweet enhancements such as a tiny gold star charm and a purple tassel.
This dainty necklace is adjustable from 17 to 20 inches to accommodate different outfits. Donut lovers will love wearing this charming donut necklace.
I'm a huge fan of Kwik Stix paint sticks for kids! They dry in just 90 seconds and my kids love them! Little ones love the regular sized Kwik Stix but I find that older elementary-aged kids wants paint sticks that allow them to paint more precisely - these are perfect for that!
The Thin Stix Formula allows the paint to stay in a semi-solid form that can easily be pushed up or down depending on which way you twist the base of the stick. Similar to a glue stick, the more you twist, the more it goes up!
This 24 pack contains 12 classic, 6 neon and 6 metallic colors. She will love all of these bright colors!
Q-BA-MAZE 2.0 is a unique system of colorful cubes that interlock to form a marble run. The big difference? You can create marble maze sculptures in the form of animals, geometric shapes or any other design!
Configurations are unlimited, allowing for unpredictable action when steel balls travel the various routes. It's a live demonstration of probability, physics and art, all in one! This Starter Box includes 36 cubes and 14 marbles.
Based on the average proportions of a nine-year-old child rather than those of an adult woman, Lottie Dolls celebrate childhood and promote the empowerment of children by encouraging kids.
What Makes Lottie Different? Lottie dolls are inspired by real kids in all their glorious, heart-warming, and life-affirming diversity. Take Rosie Boo, for instance, she is based on a child with Down's Syndrome. She wears odd socks for World Down's Syndrome Day!
I love that this doll normalizes Down's Syndrome! She encourages parents to talk to their children about the syndrome and to teach them to be kind and welcoming to others with special needs. It also gives little girls with Down Syndrome a doll to play with that's just like them!
VIP Pets are adding a pop of color into your life with VIP PETS COLOR BOOST! With 12 inches of long vibrant colorful hair and 9 SURPRISES to unbox, kids will be able to create unlimited styles with 6 included accessories!
There are a total of 12 different dolls to collect! Will you reveal the rare character Shiara? There are multiple ways you can add color to your VIP PETS hair and use the included salon chair to make styling even easier! Color Boost comes in a shampoo bottle shape and is covered by an iridescent curtain. Twist the cap of your shampoo to REVEAL the hidden character!
Kids tend to have a lot of stuffed animals! This toy storage bag from MiniOwls gives kids a place to store their plush collection PLUS a place to sit too!
It can fit up to 80 stuffed animals! You can also choose to fill it with beans or other fillers and use it as a bean bag chair. This canvas bag is made of 100% cotton with double stitching and reinforced corners for durability.
For thousands of years, people all over the world have enjoyed playing the African strategy game called Mancala...including my own family!
Now, there is a version just for kids - Kid-Cala, which includes a colorful wooden board and 48 fruit pieces (bananas, oranges, grapes, and apples)!
Kid-Cala has all the features of Mancala, plus a board and rules created especially for beginning players. The rules include three Mancala games: two beginner's versions and our regular Mancala rules. Best of all, Kid-Cala is designed for kids to play by themselves or with their parents - the games are simple enough for children, yet challenging enough for adults.
Check out these cool mythical-thescented pencils - Smencils! They are from Scentco, the brand that brings you all kinds of neat, scented products for kids!
These scented pencils are made from recycled newspapers. The Mythical Smencils are Limited Edition and feature a new black finish with multi-layered paper construction that creates a unique sharpened look.
These pre-sharpened HB no.2 pencils are ideal for homework, tests, arts, crafts, activities, and more. The scents last for two years so your Smencils smell amazing every time you sketch, write, and draw.
Scents for these Smencils are: Bubble Gum, Strawberry, Grape, Blueberry, Watermelon, Lemon Lime, Pineapple, Tangerine, Rootbeer, and Cherry.
Behind every door a surprise is in store with the Disney Doorables Multi Peek Series 6 collectible figures, featuring Special Edition Jeweled Disney Princess characters and introducing the Discover Magic Key.
Discover the Magic Key to reveal a secret image behind the door. Use the key to search and find how many Hidden Mickeys are in the image! The number of Hidden Mickeys will reveal how many figures are inside. There are 45 figures to collect across Series 6 including five Disney Princess characters dressed in beautiful faceted jeweled dresses, five pearlized Disney The Little Mermaid figures, and six flocked Winnie the Pooh figures!
Kids will love the multiple layers of peel and reveal secrets, including five, six, or seven mini-Disney Doorables collectible figures. Each character stands approximately 1.5 inches tall and features stylized detailing with sparkly glitter eyes!
Series 6 features characters from the stories of Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon, The Little Mermaid, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Dumbo, Winnie the Pooh, and Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse.
My girls are huge fans of Cutetitos and now Cutetitos are going to THE CARNIVAL!
Cutetitos are ready to celebrate their NEW THEME - Carnival - in style and with great carnival-inspired scents! Collect 10 all new animalitos in adorable prints and fun new carnival-inspired food wraps!
Cutetitos Carnivalitos are adorable, super-soft, stuffed animals wrapped and hidden in food-inspired blankets (like french fries and cotton candy) ready to be unrolled and discovered!
Cutetitos make great gifts wrapped under the tree or as stocking stuffers!
This Scandinavian-inspired, ready-to-decorate ceramic unicorn comes packaged in an adorable cottage-shaped box that's perfect for gift-giving!
It's a fun set that makes for an open-ended project for all skill levels, while sparking the artist in your child. They can let creativity flow and decorate any way they'd like as everything needed is included.
Easy and fun to use, the 3 smooth writing ceramic markers can be wiped away with a damp cloth if a mistake is made but will be permanently set within 24 hours. Turn on the included LED tea light and display while enjoying its warm glow.
What little girl doesn't love mermaids and beads?!
In the fun game from Winning Moves Games, Mermaids have been swimming through the magical sea, collecting colorful jewels along the way. They have an overflowing treasure chest of “pearls” and want you to join in on the fun!
Roll the die and collect pearls from the special pearl sorting treasure chest. Can you string together enough of these treasures from the sea to make your very own necklace?
With more than 75 stickers and 11 different scenes to place them on, Jumbo Stickers for Little Hands: Winter Wonderland is a captivating collection of wintertime delights. Snowflakes, hats and mittens, and colorful cardinal birds are just some of the jumbo stickers included in this book. All 2 inches or larger, the stickers are easy for little fingers to handle, and the playful illustrations of adorable animals are sure to inspire big imaginations.
Clixo is the flexible, durable, imagination-boosting magnetic building toy that's sure to give your child hours of STEM play fun! This creative tool with 30 pieces allows kids to click and construct 3D creations from flexible 2D shapes and powerful magnets.
Clixo's patented design allows kids to efficiently build a large variety of creations with just a handful of pieces. The clicking feedback, both heard and felt when the magnets connect, lets kids know that each piece is securely in place.
This set also includes a quick start guide to help build their first five exciting designs.
The beloved 1980's version of the classic mystery face game is here and ready to be shared with your children! Guess Who? Classic brings back all the fun you remember in this easy to play game for young children and adults alike.
There's a mystery person on your opponent's card. Can you find the matching face in the crowd to win?
This classic board game is a favorite at our home!
L.O.L. Surprise! Movie night is an all-new L.O.L. Surprise! Adventure, based on the new Movie Magic toy line.
Aspire to become a movie star and glam it up with the latest fashion! Perform in a variety of activities and games and meet fierce friends along the way on your journey to becoming the best actress in L.O.L.Ville.
You'll need to practice your lines, enter your very own photoshoot, and explore different movie sets, all in your quest for a Star on L.O.L. Boulevard!
Every physical edition of the game comes with 1 of 6 exclusive L.O.L. Surprise! Movie Night charms in the package!
Say hello to Cinnamon, My Stylin’ Pony pet from FurReal!
With more than 80 sounds and reactions, this 14-inch-tall beauty is super responsive and expressive! She can blink and move her ears, head, and neck. She responds when she’s fed and petted on her back, cheeks, and nose. She responds affectionately by making loving noises, kissing sounds, and her cheeks glow!
It’s so much fun to groom and style this beautiful, poseable pony. Cinnamon comes with 26 styling accessories, including 4 shimmery horseshoes, a flower crown, and 20 flower hair decorations for her bridle. And her apple accessory doubles as both a brush and a snack!
Little girls are also sure to love the pony’s nighttime mode, for snuggle time. She can be posed in a sitting position and will play a song! A wonderful way to end any day.
Frozen fans are going to love Elsa’s Bedroom Playset from Disney Doorables!
Inspired by the world of Disney’s Frozen, this adorable playset stands six inches tall and features glittery snowflake detailing. Use the key to unlock the hidden surprises in this playset which opens to reveal two play areas. Find the surprises hidden in Elsa’s room with Young Elsa & Young Anna. Turn the key in the keyhole on the wall and a bed drops down, or on the clock to see a secret panel spin and reveal a hidden chamber. Place Olaf in the chamber and turn it to bring him to life! Explore the world of Disney’s Frozen by skating or sliding down the frozen slide with Olaf.
This adorable playset also comes with eight accessory pieces including one dollhouse, two dolls, one slide, one rocking horse, two snowflakes, and one key. Each figure stands approximately 1.5 inches tall and features signature Disney Doorables stylized detailing and glitter eyes.
A Disney Doorables set is the perfect way to play with her favorite Disney characters!
Kids LOVE card games and this set of classic options are the perfect gift for the elementary-aged kids in your life!
INCLUDES: Six classic and timeless card games for kids that will provide hours of entertainment. The size makes them perfect for play at home, at school, or on the go.
DESCRIPTION: The extra-large cards measure in at 4 inches by 2.75 inches, making them easy to hold and read for children of all ages. These classic card games are updated with fun new graphics, perfect for new generations to enjoy.
EDUCATIONAL: Help your child learn about different colors, teach them about numbers, and reading. Matching games also keep their minds sharp while having fun.
ALL THE GAMES YOU LOVE: The classic playing card set includes a deck of Old Maid, Go Fish, Slap Jack, Crazy 8's, War, and Silly Monster Memory Match.
My kids are always asking for more screentime. I love finding ways to give them screentime they will enjoy while also being educational! That's why I'm loving Osmo!
Osmo brings learning to life, using handheld pieces with an iPad. Use tangible pieces to create a unique, hands-on learning experience through your iPad.
To launch into the Osmo universe, just stand your iPad in this base, clip on the reflector and play! You will have the ability to monitor what your child is doing in the game and their progress as they start the program and grow into more advanced learning. Your child can self-guide themselves on this learning adventure.
We know kids learn by doing, so each game uses physical action. Whether it’s supercharging drawing skills, or physics meets creative problem solving (Masterpiece & Newton Games), Osmo sees and reacts to every real-live move. Osmo games bring a child's creative imagination to life with handheld pieces that interact with an iPad (or Fire) and an Osmo Base
In order to play Osmo games, you must have a base unit. You can purchase this one for an iPad or select the base for a Fire tablet. Make sure you get the appropriate base for the tablet you'll be using.
Keep your eye out for new games for new challenges!
Once you have a base, you can purchase games to go with it, like this one that incorporates the popularity of food trucks!
Join Chef Reina and her assistant Betty as they start their own food truck business! Create ingredients with geometric shapes and prepare orders for hungry customers. You can cut, blend, fry, glaze, sprinkle, and combine ingredients in many other ways to make each dish special.
Master geometry by learning how to compose, partition, and identify the attributes of shapes through hands-on play! Real-time targeted teaching tips help kids learn through experimentation and build skills. Self-paced learning means kids can take the time they need while having fun practicing math skills.
Shady Lady Hats provide kid-sized ball caps that are made with soft material and have a variety of stylish prints! These hats have an adjustable snapback feature to fit ages 3-10. Shady Lady also provides adult-size hats for women, so grab a matching hat for yourself and your little sidekick.
A portion of Shady Lady profits each year goes towards cleaning up beaches and keeping them healthy for generations to come.
Girls love hair play and girls love horses! The Breyer Mane Beauty Styling Heads bring both of these together in a new way girls have never seen before.
Breyer showcases the inspiring beauty of horses and invites girls to create and bring to life their own vision of horse beauty by styling, grooming, and creating magnificent braids with a Horse of their very own.
Mane Beauty Styling Heads are realistically sculpted and decorated with diverse color ways, and long, silky, no-tangle manes.
Available in a three styles:
Blaze (black mane)
Daybreak (white mane)
Sunset (blonde mane)
Each styling head includes: 1 styling booklet, 1 mane comb, 2 mane clips, 4 mane spirals and 50 elastics
If she loves baby dolls, and most 5-year-old girls do, the top pick for this age group is this doll from Baby Alive!
When will she grow into a gorgeous princess? Baby Alive Princess Ellie Grows Up! talking doll really grows little by little with kids’ care and responds with 75+ sounds and phrases. A twinkly chime plays whenever she grows!
When she’s a baby, she slowly grows with rocking, giving her a pacifier, and pretending to feed her with her pretend sippy cup and bowl/spoon. Bouncing movements and pretend feeding and drinking will help her keep growing as she gets taller.
Li ttle girls will have fun tracking her height with the included growth chart and styling her with dress-up baby doll accessories!
My daughter just loves these types of toys! Every Bubiloons lets her unbox 8+ surprises! Includes 1 Bubiloons animal, 6 bubbles, 2 bubbles with confetti inside, 1 inflator, 1 deflator, 1 personalized object, and 3 common accessories!
Pull the top off your cupcake capsule and an explosion of confetti will pop out! Use the inflator and bubigoos with your Bubiloons character to create bubbles!
Tthese make great stand-alone gifts but are perfect as stocking stuffers too!
These are such unique and fun gift ideas, thank you so much for sharing! I love the Geomag GREEN LINE Color Magnetic Building Set! This is something that would be loved for many years as it is hard to outgrow such a cool building set.
Thursday 15th of December 2022
The stairslide still looks epic! We don't have a stair case in our house, but our garage has one. I know my kids would flip for that! I LOVE the Lifetime Double Adventure Tower Playset so much. I love the towers. My 4 year old son would be all about those! I could see all my kids loving that. It definitely looks like it would last for years!
Thursday 3rd of November 2022
I like the furReal Lil’ Wilds Lolly the Leopard. The girls would love it.
Thursday 27th of October 2022
It is fun to shop for kids of this age. My granddaughters loved getting anything that had to do with art so a gift like the candle critters would have been a big hit.
Thursday 27th of October 2022
Great gift ideas! I really like the The furReal Lil’ Wilds Lolly the Leopard and the Kindness Dolls.