2023 Gift Guide—Empowering Gifts for Girls Age 10
These are some of our favorite gift ideas are for 10-year old girls! We dug through the hottest new toys and books, as well as some old favorites, so you won't have to.
Below are our recommendations for gifts that encourage girls to grow up to be strong and successful. For girls age 10, we focused on toys and books that feature strong female role models and/or characters that reinforce a healthy body image, inspire confidence, and/or encourage STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills.
Now this is a marble run! This set lets girls build their own "race tracks and experiment with gravity, magnetism, and kinetics" to get the ball to the finish.
This set is highly customizable and a great choice for older girls that like to build.
This Spirograph set is a ton of fun. "Featuring the iconic wheels and rings of the original, but re-engineered and updated for today."
This kit is a fun introduction to geology. It "includes rough and polished samples of aventurine, rose quartz, stunning snowflake obsidian, desert rose,
red jasper, blue quartz, pumice, and geode specimens as well."
Girls that are tired of crayons and markers just might love spray art! "This easy-to-use sprayer converts ordinary markers into a vivid spray of ink."
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This novel tackles body image—something girls and women around the world struggle with. "Ellie is tired of being fat-shamed and does something about it in this poignant debut novel-in-verse."
The topic of this book is sad, but we wanted to suggest it anyway because it's a Newbery Honor Book and is deeply moving. "Red, White and Whole" is a "heartbreakingly hopeful novel-in-verse about an Indian American girl whose life is turned upside down when her mother is diagnosed with leukemia."
This biography profiles Lise Meitner, "the pioneering Jewish woman physicist whose scientific prowess changed the course of World War II. Her efforts led to the discovery of nuclear fission and altered the course of history."
This novel follows Libby, who "comes from a long line of bullies but sets off a chain reaction that ends up making a difference in the lives of some kids who could also use a boost." This Amazon Editor's Pick is inspiring and uplifting.
"A body-positive guide to help girls ages 8 to 12 navigate the changes of puberty and grow into women."