Neither young nor old, 9-year-old girls are at the sweet spot between childhood and teenage. At this age, they already are clear with their preferences – slightly different from the toddler toys of rattles, singing toys to educational and fun toys. If you are looking for appropriate gifts for 9-year-old girls, this is a quick guide to help you. Drill down to what they are currently fond of, what’s practical, and what is trendy among kids. Here are some unique gift ideas you can choose from:
Gifts for 9-Year-Old Girls
Lulu Jr. Illustory Book Making Kit
Know of any girl who loves to read and write? If you have an aspiring young writer in your circle, Lulu Jr. will make their dream come true. From simple notebooks and sketchbooks, she can now level up to creating and publishing her own book. Lulu Jr. has everything a young writer needs to make her own children’s story. Included in it is a 20-page hardcover book, cover template pages, color markers plus story and illustration template pages. The guidebook and instructions will give her a full overview of how to make her story come to life.
Coloring Shirt Kit
When you combine fashion plus arts and crafts, you get a funky and cool work of art. Let the young artist wear her artwork everywhere. Don’t just get her an art shirt, give her a coloring one that will inspire her to let her creative juices flow, she can customize the shirt to make it her own. She can use the stencils and 10 fabric markers to add her own touch to her shirt. Wear it proudly so everyone can see it. This is a shirt that she’ll probably be wearing almost every day until it wears out.
iClever Cat Ear Headphones
Tweens start to have their own music preference at the age of 9. Girls may not like children’s songs anymore. Trendy pop songs may be their new music choice. For girls who love music, the iClever headphones are the best fit. It is a headphone with a cute cat’s ears as a design. Meow to every beat as the RGB LED lights flash while the song or audiobook is playing.
All functions are controlled by buttons on the headphone. On Bluetooth mode, the RGB led lights are turned off to save on batteries. When the battery runs out, use the 3.5mm audio cable and enjoy music continuously for the next 45 hours. Fold and unfold to bring headphones everywhere.
Made You Look Kit
Kindness is a value that can be taught through action, not by words. Wouldn’t it be perfect to give something to a girl that teaches her to be kind? Teach the art of giving forward through the paper flower. Girls can do creative art and pass on the beauty of artwork for others to enjoy. Create a bouquet with a dozen paper flowers. And put them on a hanging vase which they can hang on a neighbor’s door or gate. For good deeds are not meant to be broadcasted. As simple acts of kindness like paper flowers can make someone’s day bright.
Solar-Powered Rainbow Maker
You don’t need rain showers anymore to search for rainbows in the sky. Let this spectrum of colors come to you. And you can do the same for a charming girl who is celebrating her 9th birthday. This is a perfect home accessory to add a statement to any room. The solar-powered rainbow maker can be mounted on the window to cast rays of colors in the room. Scientifically proven to be effective. It uses genuine crystals to refract light in all directions. Add sunshine and rainbows to every day of her life to give her the energy she needs throughout the day.
Wireless Karaoke Microphone
For the girl who holds a concert in the shower, the karaoke microphone will make her come out of the bathroom earlier than usual. Music lovers don’t need to settle for tools around the house. She can sing her heart out with an actual wireless, handheld microphone.
Choose her favorite color for the mic and make it personal. The young diva gets her own stage and limelight to showcase her talent in singing. Connect the mic via Bluetooth or cable USB to a phone. Sing along Youtube videos or connect to a singing app and belt her voice out. She can also adjust the volume, music, and echo to make her voice stand out.
Jojo Siwa Twin Bed Set
Jojo Siwa’s fans will fall head over heels with a twin bed set with Jojo Siwa’s signature style. Enchant your girl to hit the snooze on time on the fluffy and stylish comforter, bedsheet, and pillowcase. She will get snuggly being surrounded by rainbows, unicorns, and bows. Washable and easy to fold, the bed set will automatically become the center of the room with the sparkling design.
Get your money’s worth with the high-quality bed set that guarantees a good night’s sleep. This is a perfect gift for the 9th birthday of a sparkling girl. Let her room reflect her personality.
Soap & Bath Bomb Making Kit
Bath Bombs, anyone? Bring into existence wonderful creation while bonding with your daughter or niece through Dan&Darci spa science kit. Young girls love creating with their hands, so this is going to be a great treat. When you combine science with arts & crafts, you’ll get a spa science kit, which includes various tools and ingredients needed to make spa essentials.
Mother and daughter can roll up their sleeves to make soaps, bath bombs, scrubs, fizzy bath salts, and masks. It’s an activity the girls will love mixing and matching ingredients to their heart’s content. Explore the beauty of making homemade skincare while learning chemistry at such a young age.
Paracord Charm Bracelet Making Set
Create a lasting keepsake with childhood friends through the DIY bracelet. To celebrate your girl’s natal day, surprise her with a gift that she and her friends can enjoy. The DIY friendship bracelet is a fun activity during the party. The tweens can exchange their finished bracelets with each other. And, keep them for life.
The bracelet-making kit is a complete package that will yield up to 8 stunning bracelets. Customize each bracelet to fit their style or the person they are giving the bracelet to. She can choose the color and charms to separate one from the other. Regardless of what others say, customized accessories, like bracelets, are still the best gifts for family members and friends. Because it came not from the pocket but from the heart.
Mickey Mouse Waffle Maker
Girls love to eat waffles as snacks. Adolescents their age can be taught to prepare their snacks rather than buy them at the store. Get your girl a waffle maker, and she’ll be hanging around the kitchen the whole day whipping out delicious desserts. Tickle the Disney princess in your girl and give her a mickey mouse character waffle. Making and eating waffles will be twice the fun with its cute mickey mouse shape. This will transport her back to the Disney cafe, meeting all her favorite characters.
Locca Premium Boba Tea Kit
Boba, short for bubble tea, is in trend. You can’t blame young girls’ obsession with this trendy drink. Give your 9-year-old a treat for her birthday with the Locca premium loose leaf milk tea kit. No need to order a bulk of bubble teas from the store when she can make them within the comfort of your own home.
The set includes 3 flavors namely, Black, Jasmine, and Thai. Also, all the other tools and ingredients such as boba and boba straw. Plus, the easy-to-follow recipe cards will help them concoct their own drinks at home. Everyone at the party will go berserk with these delicious milk teas.
Osmo – Super Studio Disney Frozen 2
Bring out the artist in every girl who loves Frozen to the moon and back. Osmo teaches these 9-year-old Frozen fans step-by-step instructions on how to sketch the scenes and characters. Then, watch as her drawings magically come to life with her first animation.
She will be squealing in delight seeing her work incorporated in the actual Frozen scenes. With Osmo, she can draw and save her work to inspire her artist within. She’ll be brushing up her drawing skills in no time. It’s a stress-free and enjoyable way to learn and improve her skills through various activities and experiments.
Nike Grd School UNSX Backpack
You can never go wrong with a practical gift for girls that they can use every day, that’s why the Nike backpack makes for a safe bet. The magic flamingo and white color make it a perfect choice that can last for a long time. Maybe she will feel like she’s gotten a bit older, but she can use it even as she grows older as it is fully adjustable with padded shoulder straps for ultimate comfort. Pack all her essentials in one go and organize them through the various compartments and pockets.
3Doodler Start 3D Pen
Is your daughter bored of her usual sketches on paper? No worries because you can give her a way to explore her imagination further with 3Doodler. Her creative juices will explode as she uses the 3D printing pen to create 3D images. Let her imagination run wild as she draws in the air!
No one will be able to stop her from creating various objects until the ink runs out. She can practically draw anything from houses, roses, animals, and whatever comes into her mind. The possibilities are endless with a few flicks of her hand using the 3Doodler.
Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Kit
For girls who love customizing their clothes, tie-dye kits are a good fit. Have them explore their fashionable and quirky side with it. She can design up to 72 projects from shirts, blankets, bags, and whatever fabric that can absorb dyes. Tie-dye shirts are a bop especially for tweens her age.
She can make several items to give to her friends and family members. And go crazy with her accessories all tie-dyed. Parents don’t have to worry as the colors are non-toxic and only need water to activate. Plus, it also comes with step-by-step guides on how to create different tie-dye designs.
Crayola Light Up Tracing Pad
Young artists who want to explore their creativity can learn a lot from the Crayola light-up tracing pad. Budding artists will love the tracing sheets that will make them look like a pro. Everything they need to make perfect sketches all packed in one kit. It includes tracking sheets, graphite pencils, blank sheets, and colored pencils.
No wifi needed. All you need is 3-AA batteries to make tracing easy and fun. She can bring it anywhere as her travel companion to beat boredom. Keep her artist’s spirit up as she learns the basics from tracing these sketches to making her own.
LEGO Ideas Ship in a Bottle
Looking for gifts for girls who love arts and crafts? LEGO presents a one-of-a-kind nautical theme toy featuring a ship in a bottle. Bring in some romance and girly fun with the highly detailed ship with all its elements placed inside a LEGO brick-built bottle. Wondering how a 9-year-old can insert the ship in the bottle?
It comes with an instruction booklet. The 962-piece set is perfect for advanced builders who want to challenge their skills in Lego building. She will be proud of herself after completing it. The beautiful completed piece deserves to be displayed on the shelf with other collectibles.
Garmin vivofit jr. 3
Parents worry about children having a sedentary life because of too much screen time. Get your girl off her feet and encourage her to live an active life with the Garmin fitness tracker, the watch that has it all and can be mommies’ buddy in keeping the girls active. Made specifically for kids, they’ll get rewarded with entertaining app adventures whenever they achieve their goal for active minutes.
Parents can connect the Vivofit Jr. to the Garmin app to monitor their activity. Also, they can assign chores, set the alarm, and reward the kids through the app. Teach time management by putting a schedule on each of her activities to ensure she has enough time spent on each per day. Track the quality of their sleep because girls her age need to have enough sleep to grow.
GirlZone Hair Chalk Set
When girls are too young to get permanent colors on their hair, temporary hair chalks are the best alternative. Girls can still be fickle-minded and may end up wanting different hairstyles and colors each day. Permanent hair dye damages the hair and can harm the scalp too. Protect their hair and scalp with non-toxic chair pens.
The GirlZone hair chalks include 5 vibrant & 5 metallic colors. Young girls can mix the colors to match their style for the day. Completely washable, it’s easy to remove off the skin. Aside from the hair, it can also be used as face paint for Halloween. She will instantly be the IT girl with all her colorful antics.
The Candery Cotton Candy Machine
Nine-year-old girls are still kids no matter how they deny it. Show them cotton candies and ice cream and they will be scrambling on their feet. Let your young girls enjoy their kiddie privileges with the cotton candy machine. Because they deserve all the sweetness in this world. For her 9th birthday, bring in this for her party guests.
No matter what the season is, it will make everyone taste summer with its fluffy sweetness. The machine includes 5 delicious flavors her guest can choose from. And the machine itself is easy to assemble and use.
STMAX Quad Roller Skates
Bring in the skater girl with a pair of roller skates. Parents can appease their minds as the classic quad skates are comfortable and safe. No need to buy a separate one for indoor and outdoor use as these roller skates work indoors and outdoors on sidewalks and boardwalks.
Designed with flowers, glitters, and diamond sparkles, girls who love fashionable items will not feel disappointed. Parents will finally see their girls on their feet cruising around the house or in the neighborhood. Less screen time and more active time is everything that every parent can wish for. And it’s every girl’s dream to get their own wheels and have some sense of freedom.
Hapinest DIY Fairy Lantern
Sprinkle some fairy dust in your girl’s room to bless her every dream, and get the fairies to accompany her to sleep with the DIY fairy lantern. She will fall head over heels with these craft kits. Ditch the night light and replace it with enchanting fairy lantern girls can make themselves. The kit includes 2 fairies on vellum, 1 jar with lights, glitters, fairy dust, ribbon, flowers, and everything that brings in fairy elements. Girls will love putting the pieces together. Then, watch the magic happen when they turn on the light in the jar.
Fleece Quilt No-Sew Craft
Change their mind about quilting, make it fun and easy for them to put together an extra-large, colorful fleece quilt. Young girls will fall in love with making quilts in a short span of time. Teaching kids life through fun activities like quilting is very important to their development.
Knotting together 40 12-inch by 12-inch pieces makes up a 3 feet by 5 feet finished blanket. Or, knot fewer pieces to make scarves or other items. It’s the best companion to tuck in during the cold, winter season. Snuggle in between the fuzzy, thick, and soft blanket to melt all those cold feet away.
Paint & Plant Flower Growing Kit
Grow beautiful flowers even without a green thumb, even a 9-year-old can pull it off and let flowers flourish. Add in a sprinkle of creativity as girls paint the planters with vibrant colors to match the flowers. The kit includes seeds of Cosmos, Marigold, and Zinnia plus all the tools a young gardener needed to paint and plant. She can follow the instructions to start from the ground up, planting seeds, and watering the flowers until they bloom. A great pop of colors that will clean and whiff pleasing scents in the air.
My First Cookbook
Make your girl impress her friends with her culinary skills when they come over for sleepovers. This cookbook will guide her in every recipe – she’ll be a skillful chef in no time. Whether she wants to serve cookies to her friends or make them eat a full course meal with mouth-watering entrees, this book set has her covered.
It even has a special collection of recipes for parties wherein each food item is already planned according to what goes well together. Plus, this is created with the beginner chef in mind. She won’t have a hard time understanding and following the instructions in each recipe.
Penguin Adopt It
It may be impossible for your daughter to have penguins as pets but it doesn’t mean that she can’t adopt one. The Penguin Adopt It allows her to adopt one penguin for 12 months. This is a fundraising activity of a charity that focuses on conserving marine life.
During the adoption process, she’ll receive a tin can that contains all the information about her adopted animal and a certificate showing that she’s one of the supporters of conserving marine life. Your daughter will be more than happy to participate because this will ensure that she’ll still be seeing her favorite animal even when she becomes an adult.
Dremisland Blue Dream Catcher
Shield your girls from nightmares brought by the boogeyman every night with this beautifully crafted dreamcatcher. Hang one beside the girls’ beds and nightmares won’t take hold of her sleep. Bad dreams will just pass through the holes and move on to their next prey.
Only the good dreams are trapped within the web of this dreamcatcher and they are channeled down to the girls through its hanging feathers. She’ll always wake up from a good night’s sleep because only good and inspiring things visited her in her dreams. Plus, the craftsmanship evident in this creation can easily pass to become wall art.
Bears vs Babies by Exploding Kittens
Not all babies came out of their mother’s womb as angels. Some of them need to be eaten by monsters because they are naughty. The Bears vs Babies card game will take out the boredom of any girl because this will stimulate her mind and come up with strategies for how to defeat those bad babies.
To do this, she needs to build monsters that are powerful enough to kick the butts of the annoying baby army. Even though she’s out defeating the tiny humans, she should not lose focus. She is up against other players as well so she needs to come up with a perfect plan to hit two birds with one stone.
Chubby Blob Seal Pillow
Warm the heart of any girl on a cold night with some cuteness and a little bit of blubber with this plush pillow. Whenever she feels lonely at night, staring at the endearing expression of this seal’s face will be enough to take the blues away. This adorable chubby seal will also accompany a girl as she drifts off to dreamland and make her comfortable in every hour of her sleep.
Its body is filled with so much stuffing that it is big enough to snuggle, hug, or use as a pillow. She’ll never get enough keeping this close to her because its softness will feel like she is sleeping on a cloud.
Giant Gummy Bear
No matter how much time passes, gummy bears will never leave the list of best gifts for 9 year old girls any time soon. Kids at this age always go crazy when they see this candy because of its cute looks and how chewy it is with every bite. Take it up a notch by giving them this giant gummy bear that they won’t forget.
This will take their hearts by storm, not only because it looks like an adorable bear but also it will be the biggest gummy bear they’ll see in their lives. With over half a pound of good stuff on their hands, their mouths will be busy chewing this off of its stick for a whole day.
Shimmer ’n Sparkle Metallic Mania Rock Art
Give rocks their own personality by elevating their look through this rock art kit. Girls will not get enough of pouring out their creative juices on any rock that they see because this amazing kit makes it easy to color and draw on any rock surface. When they want to give unique gifts to their friends, they can just look for a rock in their backyard and convert it to a paperweight bursting with vibrant colors and glitters. Her friends will be lining up at her doorstep just to beg her to give them one of her creations for their birthdays.
Money Maze Puzzle Box
You have to work hard for something to make you appreciate its worth. This puzzle box will teach any girl to value whatever is given to her by making her exert effort first before she can open and see what’s inside. You don’t have to spend lots of time looking for a gift anymore when you have this because all you need is to insert some of your bills. It will definitely be the first to grab the attention of girls because it will stand out among the rest due to its unique packaging. This will also build their curiosity which will challenge them to solve the puzzle no matter how long it takes.
Rainbow Loom The Original
Add a pop of color to every outfit or bag through rainbow loom. Creative girls will never get tired of creating something out of their hands using this set. They can bring to life anything that they can imagine – from fancy friendship bracelets to hanging adorable bag charms. With around 600 colorful rubber bands at their disposal, the only thing that can limit them is their imagination.
Beginners will not have a problem starting their projects because the instruction manual will guide them on how to make the links. As their fine motor skills improve with every project, they can level up doing simple bracelets to complex rubber figures any time.
Dream World Bedtime Ritual Set
If there’s one thing that you need to teach girls early, it is to establish a night routine before they sleep. The Just My Style set will have everything she needs to let her body unwind before she gets her shut-eye. The masks and creams will make sure that she wakes up to glowing skin every morning.
The pillow spray will calm her senses through its stress-relieving scent from essential oils. The scrunchies and sleep mask will ensure that nothing will disturb her sleep like tangled hair or blinding lights. She’ll always get that rejuvenating sleep that girls deserve every night with this set.
Dork Diaries Box Set
Reading will open doors of opportunities for a child that no other thing could. Make reading a habit for your girl by slowly luring her into this mental activity through the Dork Diaries series. Girls are usually put off reading books because they often associate it with school or boring stuff.
This series will make the experience more fun for them by making them read through the life of a girl that goes through the highs and lows of middle school. They can surely relate to her experiences as she tries to navigate her way around mean girls, connect with her BFF, and survive her first experience of having a crush.
Make-up & Hair Design Sketch Portfolio
Help your girl experience drawing and painting like she never had before with this sketchbook. Unlike the usual ones, she won’t have to wrack her brains out about what to draw in that stark white paper. This sketchbook already has preformed images lightly printed on its pages for her to trace. She can draw pretty faces on it which she can use as models to put makeup on using the templates included. She’ll never get bored coloring all of the pages because this will allow her to experiment on a different makeup look that she wants to try.
Foundation Chemistry Kit
Lure your girls into the world of science in a fun and fabulous way through this Yellow Scope science kit. This will instantly awaken their love for their chemistry lessons through the experiments that they can do. Girls can dress up in a white lab coat and make-believe that they are young scientists about to discover a cure for a terrible disease.
Doing each of the experiments will upgrade their knowledge and skills about molecular reactions, motions, and temperatures. They can also test themselves how much they know about chemical reactions through the fun quizzes included.
Reading fiction is a good way for kids to start loving books. However, if your daughter’s room is not big enough to accommodate plenty of books in it, it’s time for you to get her the Kindle kids. This device will make reading a pleasant experience for her. It will feel like she is reading an actual book because its screen has enough brightness and tone as that of the real thing. When connected with the Amazon kids library, she will have access to a thousand titles of books. Plus, this doesn’t contain any games or apps that can disturb her from her reading as a tablet does.
Make A Wind Chime
Nothing can bring a wave of nostalgia better than the sound of wind chimes. If your daughter is a fan of Studio Ghibli films, she’ll definitely know the charm and calmness that a wind chime gives and will want to hang one of her own. This wind chime set will not only allow her to experience its sound as the wind passes by but it will also allow her to design one for herself. Through the paint set included, she can beautifully decorate it with the vibrant colors and patterns that she wants. She can even paint it with her favorite Ghibli characters.