The best birthday gifts for toddler girls are not contained within stereotyped confines anymore. Many toys do come in pastel varieties to differentiate between boys and girls. The toys themselves remain the same. Toddler girls just want to get down and dirty playing, pretending and learning like they always have.
Art & Crafts
Foster creative in a toddler girl with an art easel. Many toddler sized art easels grow with the child. Art easels can also fold for easy storage. Art easels today come with 3-in-1 fun with a chalk board, magnetic dry-erase board and clips to hold easel sized paper. These easels provide years of fun with finger painting, coloring, drawing, and use of the magnetic board for play with number and letter magnets for early introduction to spelling and mathematics. Easels range in price from $30.00 to $80.00 on average.
Ride on Rocking Toys
Well-established popular brands as well as designer brands are joining in the plush ride on toy trend. Toddler girls will love to ride on a unicorn, ladybug, elephant or any other animal imaginable. The ride-on toys come in a variety of animals both real and fictionalized. They can range in price from $40.00 to $100.00 depending on the brand manufacturer.
Toddlers are in between the stages of chewing on books and being gentle with books. Lift-a-Flap board books are a great middle ground for toddlers not yet ready to handle paper pages with care. Toddler girls will love the variety of Mommy & Me and Daddy & Me books that provide peek-a-boo like hunts for objects.
Books that provide sound are also a huge hit with toddlers. The cause and effect fun can sometimes maintain toddler attention beyond the five-minute limit! Books range from $7.00 – $20.00.
Games & Puzzles
Toddler girls can continue to build on those thinking skills with hard block puzzles. Cardboard is stil not a good choice for toddlers, as they tend to find fun in bending things with their might. Toddler girls have fun with wood puzzles. On average one puzzle costs $10.00.
Toddler girls can practice stacking and building with giant building block sets. Many sets can be found in pastel and primary colored sets. Most block sets cost $10.00 – $20.00.
All toddlers enjoy playing pretend. Toddler girls and pretend to be grown-ups with pretend play sets. Kitchens are a great play set that allows for practice with objects very similar to the life-sized kitchen. Tool sets and car repair sets are an often unconventional but highly enjoyable toy for toddler girls. Play pretend sets can range from $10.00 for a tea set to $250.00 for an extravagant (read, over the top) gourmet kitchen with eat in breakfast nook.
Toddler girls gifts are much like toddler boys gifts. Toddlers want to create things, try things, play with things and learn from things. It is not the cost of the toy or the number of birthday gifts a toddler has that matters. Toddler gifts should focus on enriching the child’s development while still be fun. What’s more fun than playing with someone? Don’t forget to add time to the toddlers birthday gift list.