Shopping for girls is a piece of cake thanks to the chic new toys on the market. Get your little angel an updated version of the beloved dollhouse, or up the ante with an electronic tablet. Encourage creativity with jewelry making sets while role playing toys allow girls to grow and develop in a positive way.
Monster High Venus McFlytrap Doll
Recommended age: 6 – 15 years
Go for ghoulish this holiday season by choosing the freakishly fabulous Venus McFlytrap doll, the most popular doll of the Monster High collection. With her chic clothes and fashion forward hair style, Venus is a totally rad doll.
As the daughter of Plant Monster, Venus comes ready to pose with her pet Chewlian, also a Venus flytrap and a doll stand. Brush her hair with the included black, goth inspired brush after you pose Venus McFlytrap in practically any position. You’ll also get her diary where Venus keeps all of her secrets.
LEGO Friends Olivia’s Tree House
Recommended age: 6 – 12 years
Let a little girl’s imagination grow wild with Olivia’s Tree House that is constructed using durable LEGO blocks and accessories. Mini doll Olivia comes ready to explore nature in her awesome tree house. Meet Olivia’s pet cat Maxie, bird named Goldie, four ladybirds and four butterflies. A fish in accompanying fish bowl join the club, as Olivia spends her evenings exploring outer space from the top deck of her tree house using the included telescope.
Decorate the tree house with dozens of accessories including wildflowers, ladders and supplies for all of Olivia’s animal friends. This LEGO set comes fully compatible with other LEGO brick systems and LEGO Friends sets.
Pillow Pets Dream Lites – Rainbow Unicorn
Recommended age: 1 month and up
Drift off into Dreamland with the Rainbow Unicorn Pillow Pet. One of the best toys for girls 2012, this toy makes nap time a blast. Your little angel will love to snuggle up to her unicorn while watching movies and reading stories.
When it’s time to take a trip, toss the Pillow Pet in the back seat for an instant friend and cushion for the ride. Transform your child’s bedroom ceiling into a starry sky with the projection feature to create a magical world worthy of the
Fisher-Price Princess Songs Palace
Recommended age: 18 months – 5 years
A palace fit for a princess, any little girl would love to have a Disney Princess palace complete with Snow White and Cinderella.
Fully compatible with figures from the Little People toy collection, you can add other Little People characters to this set with ease. Let your imagination soar with 7 separate play areas that all come with interactive floors that activate the voices of the princesses.
LeapFrog LeapPad2 Explorer, Pink
Recommended age: 3 – 9 years
Bring learning into the 21st century with a hands-on electronic tablet that features educational apps and lessons. The LeapPad2 comes equipped with more than 2500 lessons in cultural subjects, language arts, science and math.
Fire up your child’s cognitive thinking while giving them a safe source of entertainment. Car rides and independent learning time become exciting as children anticipate learning with this LeapFrog product.
Alex Toys Friends 4 Ever Bracelet Making Kit
Recommended age: 8 – 12 years
Encourage fine motor skill development with this friendship bracelet kit. Everything a girl needs to make dozens of brightly colored bracelets comes in this kit. Find string in 22 different colors, a threading needle, and unlimited colors of beads.
Learn to make bracelets using the reusable looms that are color-coded. While riding to see friends or during sleepovers, this bracelet making kit is the perfect way to bond with friends. Perfect for girls ages 8 and up, this kit also features an innovative friendship wheel for teaching weaving using a simplified process.
LeapFrog Shapes And Sharing Picnic Basket
Recommended age: 6 months – 4 years
Teach the girls in your life how to share and use their imaginations with this fun picnic basket. While teaching kids about manners and taking turns, they can also learn how to distinguish between colors and shapes thanks to the more than 30 audio responses.
Find 14 pieces in this colorful basket that include durable plastic cups, plates and forks. Serve a picnic of sandwiches, strawberries, cheese and pie with this set. Ideal for ages 6 months to 36 months, this filled purple picnic basket features a friendly grinning face to encourage happy play time.
Barbie Fashionista Ultimate Closet
Recommended age: 3 – 12 years
Give one of the best toys for girls 2012 in the Ultimate Closet by Barbie. This carrying case is filled to the brim with images of the latest Barbie fashions plus plenty of places for storing her clothes, shoes and accessories.
Find more than 20 pieces in this closet collection including a ring for a girl, four pairs of Barbie shoes, three fashions for Barbie, and clothes hangers. Store Barbie’s fashion items in the drawers that really open and using the extendable closet bar. Take fashion fun to the next level by downloading the Endless Closet Fashionistas app on an iPad or iPhone.
Learning Resources Pretend & Play Doctor Set
Recommended age: 3 – 6 years
Provide a medical playset for a young lady who is interested in becoming a doctor one day. In this 19 piece set of durable plastic tools, she will find a thermometer, forceps and bandages in a fitting case. There is also a battery powered stethoscope, as well as pager and cell phone for taking calls for emergencies.
Are you looking for a way to ease the fear of doctor’s offices? Give your daughter this doctor kit to help her become more comfortable with the tools she may see at her own doctor’s office. While batteries come with the pager and stethoscope, the cell phone needs 2 AA batteries that are not included.
Fisher-Price Stride-to-Ride Puppy
Recommended age: 9 months – 3 years
Combine a girl’s love for dogs with this moveable toy that encourages walking development. She will learn to take her first steps in confidence while playing with the moveable head, jaw and floppy ears of this puppy toy.
Introduce colors, the alphabet, shapes and greetings using the friendly, interactive features of Stride-to-Ride Puppy. Add the fun sounds and cheerful music, and you have a rewarding and developmentally friendly toy that is one of the best toys for girls 2012.