2023 Gift Guide—Empowering Gifts for Girls Age 6
These are some of our favorite gift ideas are for 6-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 6, 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.
Botley is a great way to introduce girls to coding! Girls can code through music, lights, movements, and even transform Botly "into a train, police car,
ghost, and more!"
This glow-in-the-dark kit is a fun way to introduce girls to science. Includes everything you need to "experiment with glow sticks, make a flashing glow bouncy ball, and reveal messages written in invisible ink."
Girls can use this fun and flexible set to design their own marble runs. This marble run stands out from competitors because it's easy for girls to use to invent their own runs. It's also compatible with other Quadrilla sets.
This pocket microscope is perfect for encouraging girls to explore the natural world around them. The small size makes it easy to carry around, and it can be clipped onto something larger (like a keychain) so it won't be lost. Should be used with adult supervision.
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This is the inspiring story of the landmark disability rights law, Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Judy Heumann and other activists staged a sit-in until the law was signed.
"The remarkable true story of how a young girl's never-wavering fascination with the world's tallest animal leads her to become
the first Giraffologist: Dr. Anne Innis Dagg."
Women haven't always been welcome in the world of science. But this book celebrates that everyone "has the potential to make a difference, and that women in science change our world." Featuring Florence Nightingale, Rebecca Lee Crumpler, Ynes Enriquetta Julietta Mexia, Grace Hopper, and more.
This book takes girls through the inspiring life story of Mae Jemison, "scientist, astronaut, and the first ever black woman in space."
"An inspired biographical picture book about a female astronomer who makes huge discoveries about the mysteries of the night sky and changed the
way we look at the universe."