After three boys, I couldn’t be more thrilled to have a daughter. It’s such a treat to finally have someone to share my love of makeup with, and to have an excuse to play with Barbies all over again. Play time with my mini me is a chance to be young again, so I’m super stoked to go holiday shopping for her, even if it means I have to share my budget with her three older brothers.

Whether the girl in your life is a daughter or niece, we’ve picked the top unique gifts for girls that say you get her and love her. These gift ideas will bring a smile to her face while being gentle on your wallet. From stimulating learning games to crafting and more, she’ll keep busy in the best ways with these thoughtful and inspired gift ideas for girls.


Got a fort builder on your hands? Save the pillows and get her out from under the sheets with this adorable pop-up play tent! The Disney Princess Tent and Tunnel is perfect for indoor play. She can crawl, hide and imagine for hours in this sweet set. At play’s end, the tent and tunnel collapse and fold for easy storage.


She saw her in the live action Aladdin movie, now she can get the look for real! Let her play the part with this lookalike Jasmine Teal Classic Child Costume. The shiny satin jumpsuit, bejewelled neckline and removable organza cape will make her look and feel just like a princess.


Fans of Barbie and royal fairy tales will be thrilled to add this lovely girl to their doll collection. She’s a shimmery vision in lavender, complete with gemstones to light up your princess’s imagination. A tiara and shoes complete her elegant look, while the story she tells will weave fantasy tales for hours on end.


Girls who code? Step right up! Feed her interest in LEGO building and computers with unique gifts for girls like this Elenco Snap Circuits Light set. She’ll learn about electronics with this 55-piece kit that easily snaps together using modules. From lights that change to her favourite song to visual effects that will surprise and amaze, the kit offers the chance to create more than 175 exciting projects, no tools required.


She used to love playing with water, mud, and paint; these days, slime tops her list. You can’t go wrong with the Super Duper Slimy Blendz Set, which fuels creativity for kids. The set comes packed for fun, with 18 super cool slimes and eight awesome mix-ins, including foam beads, googly eyes, rhinestones and more. Get her glittery shine on with this groovy set and give her something to “slime” about.


She loves the moon and stars, and seeing what happens when you mix vinegar and baking soda. Develop her scientific instinct for a scent-sational good time with the Scientific Explorer My Own Perfumery. With this neat set, she can create her own signature fragrance and discover formulas for boosting energy or sleeping through the night using the ancient art of perfume.

She’s “dying” to create, so indulge her wild side with a crafty gift for girls like this super groovy Cool Maker Tidy Dye Station. Unique colour string eliminates the need for pre-soaking and the mess, keeping your bathroom and carpets stain-free. Just wrap the wet fabric around the barrel, wrap the string around that and before she knows it, her colour-happy tie dye creation will be ready to wear.


She’s a big girl now, so let her hold her own with baby doll gift ideas for her like the Dream Time Baby Doll Play Set. This snuggable 12” baby doll is ready for hugs, love and cuddles. With a pacifier, bottle, teddy and pillow, Sweet Baby is a great companion for your little one.


She loves playing house, and now she can have one of her own. With three levels, five rooms and a balcony, the sprawling Chelsea Doll Cottage is sure to thrill little girls with big imaginations. The wood construction 19-piece furniture set will keep her busy on rain or snow days at home, making this a great gift for moms and dads, too.


This set is so cute, mom might have to let her inner girl out to play too! Unpack the Surprise Baby Bottle House and discover a bottle-shaped two-storey dollhouse complete with more than 20 surprises inside! From the adorable baby doll to the miniature accessories and even a working bathtub (!), this set is sure to keep daughters (and mothers!) cooing for hours.


No matter what age she is, you can be sure this will be the hero of the holidays when she unwraps this winning gift. Whether she uses it to keep up with her DIY tutorials on YouTube, downtime gaming or to catch the latest episode of her favourite show, she’s got everything she needs in this 10.5-inch beauty. It comes with A10X Fusion chip for more power, and a redesigned Retina display for smoother scrolling and swiping.


She’s got a full schedule — school, homework, music, sports — that keeps her busy and in transit. With the Nintendo Switch Lite, she can find her free time fix on the road. Featuring an integrated control pad and light, sleek design, the Nintendo Switch Lite comes optimized for personal, handheld play, making it a playful portable companion that’s great for girls at any age.


Music is her life, and she’s always singing along. Whether she fashions herself the next Taylor Swift or styles herself after Rihanna, here’s a gift idea that will help her enjoy her favourite pastime. With Beats by dr. dre urBeats3 earphones, she’ll be hooked up to the best audio accessory in town. Superior acoustic design, an ergonomic fit and a variety of ear tip options make for an optimal listening experience, while a carrying case, tangle-free cable and magnetic ear buds that easily coil make them easy to tote around.


Your grocery buddy will get miniature play with maximum fun with the Shopkins Trolley Pack! She’ll adore strolling with Shopkin doll Chrissy Puffs for her favourite breakfast bites, snacks and more. The set comes with all her favourite brands — Fruit Loops, Pop-Tarts, Eggo Waffles — so she can display them at home, just like the shelves at the grocery store.


The ORB Slimi Cafe is open for business, and business is squishy good fun! Treat her to the sweet experience of self-designed squeeze treats with this Sweet Treats Creation Kit. She can serve up play waffles, banana splits and other desserts with an exclusive mold tray. Stack, drizzle, decorate, squeeze and repeat for fun-filled shareable creations.


Help her start her day with a pop! Made from wood, the KidKraft Toaster set comes with all the fixings to make breakfast fun: bread, knife, jelly and butter pats. Just drop the bread in and make it pop with the handle. Best of all, you won’t get burned by the price.


A play oven, fridge and sizzling stovetop make her feel like a Top Chef Junior contestant! Bring home the Little Tikes Tasty Jr. Bake ’n Share Kitchen to help her step into her passion. The two Grow-with-Me modes give wee bakers a wider space that adjusts to a higher countertop as she grows, while a smartphone holder allows budding chefs to snap ’n’ share. With over 40 pieces of food and accessories, this kitchen is about to get busy!


Food and fashion? What’s not to love! Pretty in pink, Donatina is everyone’s snack-time bestie. Your little one can meet up with her at Rainbow Kindi for a catch-up and sweet delight! With big glitter-jewelled eyes, a bobble head full of pink hair, changeable clothes and removeable shoes, Donatina makes snack time fun. Just feed her cereal and watch the food on her spoon disappear.


Frozen 2 is coming out soon but still she can’t get enough of Frozen. Help her build her own Frozen adventures with Elsa-inspired gift ideas for girls like this LEGO Elsa Market Adventure set. She can take mini-figures Elsa and Olaf on a journey, visit Arendelle Market’s produce cart and ride a rowboat. Combine this set with other LEGO to take the story further.


The song and legend of Elsa live on when your little princess wears this beautiful Frozen Classic Elsa Costume. Swathed in magical blue glitter, she’ll love dressing up like her hero in this easy-to-wear gown. The set includes a snowflake ring and headpiece to complete the look she shines in. She’ll look the royal part in this ice princess-inspired costume.


My daughter can’t wait to hit the ice like her favourite Frozen characters. With these Disney Frozen Adjustable Skates, she’ll glide, push and skate just like her favourite princesses. A warm padded liner and double buckle closure offer a comfortable fit, while tool-free adjustability makes these skates ones to grow on. Perfect for the recreational skate, these skates will have her owning the ice in no time.


Unpack her imagination and surprise her with adorable toys for girls like this the L.O.L. Surprise Glamper Camper. Packed with 55+ surprises and an exclusive doll, this set is sure to satisfy her passion for fashion. She’ll adore every detail, from the café and car to the light-up pool and runway. With more than 10 hangout areas, it’s a glamper’s paradise for any girl to discover.


She can’t wait for her next adventure, and now she can travel in style with PAW Patrol Spinner Luggage. This kid-friendly design for Nickelodeon created by Heys is not only light and roomy, but it also features spinner wheels, making it easy to tow along. Carry-on approved, the luggage piece is ideal for keeping her travel must-haves handy.


Your mini adventure Barbie will love playing outside the box with this outdoors-inspired playset. The Barbie DreamCamper Playset opens with the push of a button to reveal a play space, pool, water slide and all the comforts of home. Your young one can pitch camp for Barbie and her besties to sleep, party and play. Then she can pack up her camper and roll out to her next adventure.

New clothes always top our list of gift ideas for girls, and next to leggings, hoodies are her favourite wardrobe go-to. She’ll be ready for colder days with this fleece popover hoodie. The fleece knit, cozy lining, critter ear hoodie and kangaroo pocket make this topper perfect for school, pajama days and hanging out with her bestie. She’ll love the laidback look, and you’ll love the budget-friendly fit.

She’s a little bit country and a little bit urban in this denim overall dress with mesh tutu. The adjustable straps with buckle closure makes it easy to lengthen the adorable dress as she grows, while a front pocket comes ready for her dearest miniature toys. Just be sure to check those pockets before you throw her laundry into the wash!


Get ready to paint the town stylin’ with this OTT unboxing! Downtown B.B. and Uptown Girl are both launching pop-up shops, and budding entrepreneurs and fashionistas can help them debut in style with this fashionable set. Unwrap and she’ll find four pets, two L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. fashion dolls, fierce fashion, 14 exclusive dolls, joint storefronts and more than 70 surprises for an unforgettable grand opening.

Play, sleep or school in these super-comfortable 100% cotton graphic t-shirts. She can pair them with jeans, leggings or skirts for a look that’s casual, cool or both. The shiny graphic injects a splash of personality for a winning look while you score on price! The future is hers indeed.


With an eye for colour, style and statement, your little personal shopper will adore the unboxing that comes with the Boxy Girls Fashion Pack! Each pack comes loaded with six shipping boxes and 20 fashion surprises. Open up to discover the latest Boxy Girls fashion finds. Unboxing this sweet set will reveal shoes, clothes, makeup and more for hours of dress-up fun.


What to wear? More like what not to wear, when you have this closet must-have. She’ll look great in everything from sneakers and tees to sweaters and boots with these stylish bottoms. Made with a cotton-poly-spandex blend, the jeans are stretchy and adjustable so she can wear them no matter if she’s dressing up or lounging around. A versatile wardrobe choice!


I haven’t put my daughter into dance classes yet but still she adores anything with ballerina flats and tutus. With this dance-inspired sterling silver ballerina pendant necklace, she can wear a tutu day and night, rain or snow. Designed for young children and teens, this elegant jewellery piece will upstyle any outfit without outpacing your account balance, and promises to shine on and on, just like your little one.


Ants, spiders and flies don’t faze her — she loves nature! So these nature-inspired gems are just the thing to show off her wild side. Made with kids and teens in mind, these adorable ladybug earrings are pure silver and dipped in rhodium for comfort, while the custom designed clasp loop back offers a secure fit. She’ll look cute as a bug wearing them.

Perfect for fans of fantasy and the movie How to Train Your Dragon, these dragon slippers will keep her feet warm and enthusiasm glowing for all things dragon! Faux fur with a rubber outsole and comfort cushion insole, these slippers are fun and cozy all at the same time. A fitting gift for her that fits your budget too!


One size styles all unicorn lovers with this girls’ unicorn crossbody bag! An adjustable strap leaves hands free, while the secure zippered pouch easily holds her bare essentials. A sparkly finish on this shoulder bag makes this a cute choice for any lucky girl, and the price makes this a money-smart choice for you.

She loves cozying up for family movie night and nothing makes her giddier than Pyjama Day at school, so she’ll adore this satin plush 2-piece pyjama set. With long sleeves, ribbed cuffs, elastic-waist styled joggers and a soft, comfy satiny fabric finish, they’re just begging to be worn every chance she gets!


She’s always wanted a pet: and with this pet-inspired gift idea for girls, she can enjoy one without the mess. Gift her with this set, and she can hatch her very own egg, discovering one Pixie Hatchimal inside, plus two bonus collEGGtbiles! When her miniature party is over, she can store accessories in the bottom of the egg and display her Pixie on her Pixie bed. Happy hatching for her, happy gifting for you!


Feeding, walking, scooping. Avoid the real pet hassle with the toy Little Live Pets Skye Twinkles, which sparkles and glows like the night sky. The future veterinarian can practise pet ownership with this sweet toy that loves to be pet: the more she pets it, the more it will tweet and sing. The portable cage means she can take her little pet wherever she goes.


She’s always wanted a unicorn, and now with VTech’s Myla the Magical Unicorn she can enjoy her very own. Dazzle her on Christmas morning with the perfect gift for girls who love unicorns with this colourful unicorn toy, which comes with hair she can brush, style and decorate, as well as a magic brush to switch up her look! Myla even performs duets and daily affirmations.


Watch unicorns come to life with this sweet ride that’s perfect for any toddler and preschool girl. The Grow-with-me modes allow her to get a boost from grownups, or moms and dads can remove the floorboards so she can take the reins. Real hoof sounds, a rocking motion and a brightly lit horn make every ride special for her.


Part stroller, part shopping cart, this easy rolling push cart is great 2-in-1 fun for your shopping buddy. She can help pick out groceries, and bring her own baby doll along for the ride! Bring it along on your next outing, and she can get her shop on while you score another sweet deal.


Give her a head start on two wheels come spring with gift ideas for her like the Columbia Sterling cruiser bike. Wider tires make for a more stable ride, while white wheels create even better visibility. The upright ride and easy step through frame will make this a joy for her right up to the finish line.


From day one she never walked, but ran. Now she’s unstoppable on the dance floor, too. Give your young one Just Dance 2020 for Nintendo Switch and watch her show her stuff! Whether she likes to sway solo or team up with friends, the game comes with 40 hot new tracks to inspire her latest moves, while the kid-friendly mode makes this gift suitable for wee ones, too.


Artist in residence? You bet! A space to draw, paint and colour makes the Step2 Flip and Doodle Easel Desk perfect for your little artist. With plenty of storage areas and a stool, she’ll have everything she needs to spend hours creating in comfort. The easel flips down into a desk, saving on space, and there’s even room to share.


Part artist, part fashionista, she loves gifts that involve DIY creations. Step up her craft play with the Cool Maker Bracelet Maker. She’ll spin an arm party in no time — just thread, spool, clasp, wear and share! The set includes 88 spools of string and everything she needs to make up to 10 bracelets. It’s so much fun that she won’t even miss her screen time.


Bring the bling to your at-home fashionista with gift ideas for girls that up her DIY style! She’ll be ready for her close-up with the Cool Maker GO GLAM Nail Stamper Kit. Thanks to this collection of patterns and polish, your nail art fan can achieve up to 125 different nail designs—just pop, paint, press and pose! Got a play date? Her GO GLAM bag holds everything for touch-ups on the go.


Snapping selfies and creating her own custom filters, she’s got a photographer’s eye for detail. With Fujifilm’s Instax Mini 9 camera, she can take pictures with the best of them, old school style, with 21st-century tech. The camera comes in five trendy shades, has a built-in selfie mirror and offers instant prints so she can share the fun with friends.


Smooth, pliable and moist, but not sticky: it’s no wonder kids love Play-Doh. Now you indulge in her need to create with the generous (but not too generous price point) Play-Doh Mega Pack. With 36 bold colours to choose from, there are no limits to her imagination. Let the rainbow-coloured fun begin!


After more than six decades, the game of Clue is still a great head-scratcher and it’s a perfect match for the inquisitive girl in your life. Give that gossip girl something to talk about with this modern twist, and she can help solve the latest mystery to find out who murdered the host. Was it Plum with the wrench in the bedroom? Or Green with the pistol in the kitchen? Your young sleuth will have to draw the right conclusion to win!


Nothing brings a smile to her face like a new book. With Book 10 from the Amelia Bedelia series, your little bookworm can follow her literary hero on yet another adventure. When Amelia gets chosen to be flower girl at her aunt’s wedding, will things go smoothly? Probably not! But girls will love reading along anyway.


Personal writing was never this blingy! With the Just My Style light-up diary, your future blogger can keep her bright ideas under lock and key. Just stash the spare and keep the other key on hand to unlock her diary when she’s ready for her next entry. With 80 pages, a sticker sheet and pen, the diary comes with everything she needs to write her future while you ink a super deal.

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From Frozen-inspired fashion to adventurous crafts and toys, these affordable, fun-packed gifts are sure to thrill long after the holidays have come and gone. We know how special the girl in your life is, and now you can treat her to something special with these exciting gift ideas for girls. Be sure to visit our Gifts for Girls and Toys pages on for more holiday ideas for the little people in your life. Happy gifting!

How we chose products: Simply put, we’re not recommending any gifts we wouldn’t buy ourselves! Our gifting experts leveraged a variety of sources as a starting point, including researching reputable third party reviews, user reviews, and input from Walmart Canada’s category specialists. theHUB editorial staff had final say for all products included in this gift guide.

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Catalina Margulis is a Toronto editor and writer. When she’s not working on her latest assignment, she’s cleaning up after her four young children, writing her first novel (The Hill) and working on her upcoming podcast Passion Project ( She basically runs on fumes. You can follow Catalina on Instagram @catmargulis.