At 6 years old a child will be further gaining their independence and hone in on those vital skills for life, including their mobility, dexterity, logical thinking, communication, puzzle solving and learning. These come naturally to a child as they experience their surroundings more and more and get to interact with the things and people within it.
Considering this, it would only help to add toys to the environment which supplement her development and when deciding on the best gift for a 6-year-old girl; not only should they do all this but be fun, engaging and even help to develop interests and passions such as music, or gardening.
Our Top Picks
Calico Critters Cozy Cottage Starter Home
This dolls house is an absolutely great gift to start a 6-year-old girl out on her Calico Critters collection. It’s cute, it’s humble and well made; it will keep them entertained for hours on end. The Calico Critters seem to live a very quaint lifestyle at first with this small home but it’s compatible with other pieces sold separately which can attach and expand on the house as well as additional family members.
It’s actually quite useful for a child to play house with dolls as they can show their understanding of daily routines and what is needed to run a household whilst also having an idea of how family members relate to each other. This set starts you out with a dining set, a bed, an oven and some cutlery that can be used by Bell Hopscotch Rabbit in her two-story house.
Toysmith Backyard Exploration Critter Case
Girls indeed like to play outside too and explore the world around them and it’s no wonder with so many interesting things to look at, including the creepy-crawlies found in the yard and parks. She’ll be able to catch insects and small creatures of her own with this critter case allowing her to get up close and personal with the interesting and wonderful creatures that make vital members of local ecosystems.
This is a great toy to take out on a day trip to a park, especially if you have a local wildlife identification book in hand, she’ll have a grand time catching and identifying wildlife. The door easily swings open and shuts securely so there is no chance of accidental escape and makes it safe and easy to release the creatures after they have been looked at.
KLUTZ Make Your Own Soap Science Kit
There’s nothing that gives a child more pride than making their own products, especially when they make them for someone else. This soap making kit allows them to make soaps with all kinds of shapes; from kittens to cupcakes and has a variety of vibrant colors.
The only downside to this product is that there is only one scent available: coconut papaya but this doesn’t take away from the vast amount of fun to be had with it as its rating and reviews show us. This product is an easy gift for a 6-year-old girl who can then go on to make gifts for others.
My Fairy Garden – Magical Cottage
Get the girls gardening so that they can grow a magical garden cottage for their fairy friends! This kit contains everything they need to start gardening which is a fantastic hobby for any child to get some hands-on experience with and this toys adds some imagination and fun to the skill.
It comes with a fairy cottage which acts as the planter, an assortment of seeds, soil, and tiny gardening tools. This is a great activity for girls to get them interesting in gardening which is a hobby that when practiced can go onto becoming an extremely rewarding pastime and if there’s one thing that helps a kids self-confidence; it’s to be proud of their creations!
Little Tikes Fish ‘n Splash Water Table
If it’s coming up to summer and you’re planning a pool party or barbeque, this is an amazing water-based activity all the kids can get involved in. The Splash Water Table is a great fishing game for kids and an opportunity for them to play with water on a sunny day.
Included with the play table are various plastic aquatic animals, a working toy fishing rod, a plastic scooper and a jug.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Crystal Growing Lab
When it comes to STEM subjects, it’s best when they’re made as fun and engaging as possible whilst still teaching kids the essential sciences behind them. That’s what makes this National Geographic Mega Crystal Growing Lab a fantastic gift for a 6-year-old girl. They will be able to grow huge crystals of several different colors which when complete, doubles-up as a beautiful room display which lights up and looks so atmospheric at night.
This toy sets a new standard when teaching kids about crystal formation, a basic building block of geology and in general science. The light up display does not require batteries at all but does require a power outlet.
Radio Flyer Deluxe Steer and Stroll Trike
The tricycle is the classic vehicle for young kids and this example will have your kid being the envy of their friends. Ridding a trike is a great exercise for the legs and gears kids up for riding bikes when they get a bit older.
This particular trike also has a stand and handlebars on the back so another kid can ride along making it a great activity for two, especially on a day out with the family!
Melissa & Doug Kitchen Set for Kids
Give your kids a prime opportunity to play chef with these play pots and pans that look so realistic the child will feel like they’re actually in the midst of a busy restaurant kitchen or on their own cooking TV show. This toy works great if you combine it with the Melissa & Doug Wooden Chef’s Kitchen toy food items that can also be bought from Amazon.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Chef’s Pretend Play Toy Kitchen
The Wooden Chef’s Pretend Play Kitchen by Melissa & Doug which is mentioned in the above product would go fantastic with any other Melissa & Doug kitchen accessory toy as well as play food items. This toy kitchen gives kids such an immersive and genuine kitchen experience that they will spend hours on end playing with and immersing themselves in the fantasy of star TV chef or busy restaurant head chef.
Most appliances that you’ll find in a deluxe kitchen are found in this toy; a microwave, a hob, oven, sink and fridge freezer with working ice dispenser! All of these parts of this toy are interactive; the hob knobs turn making clicking sounds, the sink faucets can be twisted, the ice dispenser drops two ice cubes and there is even a shopping list on a board included. Overall this is the best gift for a 6-year-old girl.
Ranphykx Magnetic Building Blocks
Magnetic building blocks are a great way to enhance a kid’s creativity and let them build what comes to their imagination. It’s a really great toy for a 6-year-old too because they’ll soon be learning about 3D shapes and how to make them, and this toy will really supplement their learning.
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