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104 Gifts for 10 Year Old Girls
Our Best 3 Picks
The double digits are here and with it another reason to celebrate the little princess in your life. We have done all of the work to ensure your gift options are well cataloged. Your role now is to get your credit card or cash ready and hit the stores. Happy shopping!
Choosing the best gifts for 10-year-old girls
As girls hit the 10-year mark child development experts say it can be “startling for parents and also unsettling for their children.”
As emerging adolescents, 10-year-olds experience tremendous changes in their bodies and cognitive functioning. This period is a monumental transition that can offer both challenges and delight to the 10-year-old’s caregivers.
Girls this age are starting to express independent thought and acquire their own tastes and preferences. Gift shopping for them is not as easy as when they were younger. Be sure to keep their emerging likes and dislikes in mind as you go shopping.
How we identified the best gifts for 10 year old girls
To identify the best gifts for 10-year-old girls, we considered that at this stage, they tend to be really attached to their female friends. These friendships tend to be based on mutual interests, meaning fun activities they can do together, rather than on personal feelings. Having healthy relationships with same-sex friends is an important part of 10 year old girls’ social skills development.
To aid their growth in this area, we compiled gifts that encourage them to participate in activities with their friends.
We also considered the 10 year old girls who are more introverted and would rather not engage as much in group activities. For girls like these, we found cool toys and gadgets that they can enjoy alone or with a friend or two whenever they’re up to it.
Tips for buying the best gifts for 10 year old girls
- Find unique items
Encourage 10 year old girls to develop their own identity by giving them gifts that are not typical or usual for girls their age. You don’t want them to just fit in and be one among the many — by helping them to develop a sense of autonomy, you will equip them to better handle peer pressure.
- Seek some input
It might have been a long time since you were 10 and what was considered trendy then is most likely totally obsolete now. So don’t go flying blind and hope to get her a great gift. Ask, confirm, and verify until you are confident that the gift you have chosen is one she will absolutely love and want to share with her friends.
- Know her interests
Is the 10-year-old girl a tom-boy or is she a girly-girl who loves everything sparkly, cuddly, and bright pink? Does she like to work with her hands or is she more of a sportsperson? Does she like to sing or paint? The answer to any of these questions will guide you on the best gift for her.