Dolls, stuffed toys, party dresses and accessories are all the rage for little girls’ birthday gifts. Want to give her something a little different? Here are 10 ideas to get you started.

Birthday Gift Ideas for GirlsPhoto: Pixabay

1. Musical box

Includes: A charming musical box, preferably with a familiar tune, with a little love note tucked away inside.

Places to buy from: Departmental stores, Precious Thots, Cards N Such, Etsy, Shopee, Lazada

Estimated cost: $40

Musical BoxPhoto: Lazada

2. Mannequin

Includes: A fabric-covered dressform mannequin, and assortment of scarves and some old clothes.

Places to buy from: Try Gumtree or Carousell for second-hand or direct-from-wholesaler mannequins, Salvation Army and Cotton On for scarves.

Estimated cost: $80

3. Personalized Jewelry

Includes: A custom necklace, bracelet, or ring with her name or initials engraved adds a personal touch.

Places to buy from: Amazon

Estimated cost: $20

4. Spa Day Kit

Includes: Put together a collection of luxurious spa items like bath bombs, scented candles, face masks, and body scrubs for a relaxing at-home spa experience.

Places to buy from: Spotlight, Daiso

Estimated cost: $25

5. Skipping rope

Includes: A skipping rope and a list of jumping activities you can do with the rope.

Places to buy from: Toys’R’Us, Spotlight, Shopee, Lazada

Estimated cost: $10

10 Birthday Gift Ideas for Girls

6. DIY Kids apron

Includes: A plain cotton apron and fabric markers/paints

Places to buy from: Spotlight, Daiso, Muji, Art Friend

Estimated cost: $20

7. DIY Craft Kit

Jewellery-making kitPhoto: Shopee

Includes: Give her a creative outlet with a DIY craft kit, such as a knitting set, jewellery-making kit, or painting supplies.

Places to buy from: Popular, Amazon, Shopee

Estimated cost: $20

8. Experience Gift

Includes: Treat her to a memorable experience, such as tickets to a concert, a cooking class, a day at a theme park, or a weekend getaway.

Places to buy from: SISTIC, cinema theatres

Estimated cost: Min $25 for a pair of movie tickets

9. Flower crown kit

Includes: Floral headpiece base/frame, an assortment of artificial flowers, florist tape, some ribbon.

Places to buy from: Spotlight, Daiso, Art Friend

Estimated cost: $30

10. Fancy dress

Disney Princess CostumePhoto: Shopee

Includes: Costume based on his favourite character (Eg. Elsa, Rapunzel) or theme (Eg. Fairy, Ballerina).

Places to buy from: Spotlight, Toys’R’Us, Mothercare, Amazon, Shopee

Estimated cost: $50

By Dorothea Chow.

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