The 22 Best Gifts for 5-Year-Old Girls of 2020

Keep the little girl in your life happy

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Our Top Picks

Foxtail Villa at Amazon

"The toy villa will let little girls immerse themselves in imaginative play and is big enough to play along with a sibling."

Five Star Youth Roller Skates at Amazon

"Ideal for beginners, Roller Derby's skates will have your 5-year-old skating and gliding in no time."

Hanging Hammock Indoor Chair at Amazon

"Compatible to place both outdoors and indoors, the Hanging Hammock provides a cozy nest for reading or relaxing."

Created by Me! Wooden Heart Beads at Amazon

"Complete with over 45 beads and string laces to spark your child's creativity and cognitive skills."

LOL Surprise Deluxe Surprise at Amazon

"The surprises are endless with this set—unbox to find the limited-edition doll and her accessories."

Tape Activity Pad at Amazon

"Budget-friendly and reusable, the Activity Pad only needs your kid to complete the images by pulling and pressing the color tape."

Design Your Own Jewelry Kit at Amazon

"This three-pack—perfect for kids ages 4 and up—is well-stocked with a wide variety of stickers to create beautiful accessories."

Magnetivity Pet Center at Amazon

"The 95 pieces and 74 accessories can be used to design and recreate a pet center, multiple ways."

LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box at Amazon

"Your LEGO-lover will love this set of 790 pieces that can be built into anything from a house or figure to a camera and scooter."

5th Birthday Charm Bracelet at Etsy.

"Comes with four charms and a bangle to make your 5-year-old's birthday extra special."

At five years old, some girls have developed deep interests in arts, sports, crafts, science, or anything in between. Others are excited by solo or imaginative play, while more mature kids can start playing strategy or simple reading games. Find the right gift for the 5-year-old girl in your life and help celebrate a birthday, holiday, or a just-because celebration. 

Our Top Picks

Foxtail Villa

Foxtail Villa

Courtesy of Amazon

This stylish and spacious house is perfect for kids 3-years-old and up. The villa will let little girls immerse themselves in imaginative play and the house is big enough for a friend or sibling to play along, too. The only complaint from parents is, while starter furniture is included, there are no dolls or people.

Five Star Youth Roller Skates

Instill a love of roller skating early on with the perfect beginner skates. The sport shoe design has a velcro and lace closure. Five sizes and a few color options ensure a good fit. Get your girl rolling in no time!

Hanging Hammock Indoor Chair

Safe for ages 3 and up, this cozy chair will provide your girl with a safe and fun spot to read, daydream, and play. The swing holds up to 170 pounds and can be mounted indoors or out. Full mounting hardware is not included.

Created by Me! Wooden Heart Beads

A great gift for girls 4 to 6-years old, the easy-to-use bead set will help kiddos develop fine motor skills while promoting hand-eye coordination and creativity. With 45 beads, laces, and clasps, get ready for some beautiful jewelry creations.

LOL Surprise Deluxe Surprise

For girls who love LOL dolls, this deluxe surprise includes a limited-edition Sprinkles doll and her pet. Each package comes already wrapped in a beautiful gift package, with a bow and tag. Girls ages 4 and up will love to unbox this!

Tape Activity Pad

Highly-rated by parents, this activity pad includes four colored rolls of easy-tear tape, 20 reusable pages, and 20 creative pictures and activities. Appropriate for ages 4 and up, parents will love that the tape can be stored right in the spiral pad. 

Design Your Own Jewelry Kit

Outfit your jewelry maker with everything she needs to create headbands, bangles, and bracelets. This three-pack, perfect for kids ages 4 and up, is well-stocked with a wide variety of stickers to create some beautiful accessories.

Magnetivity Pet Center

A great toy for open-ended play, kids can design, build, and play with their own vet clinic, groomer, or pet rescue center. This set includes 95 pieces like a pet rescue vehicle, double-sided magnetic panels, magnetic accessories, and magnetic figures with stands. Perfect for ages 4 through 10 for fun alone or with a friend.

LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box

Encourage creativity building with an amazing starter set of LEGOs. The 790 colorful LEGOs ensure there are plenty of blocks to build whatever your girl imagines. Safe for kids ages 4-years old and up.

5th Birthday Charm Bracelet

Personalized Charm Bracelet

 Courtesy of Etsy

Celebrate a Fifth birthday with a special charm bracelet. Four birthday-themed charms and an extra-small bangle made to fit girls from 4 to 6 years old make this a memorable gift. 

Paw Patrol 2 in 1 Stuffed Animal Hoodie

Perfect for little Paw Patrol fans, this ingenious stuffed animal dog transforms into a zippered hoodie and the stuffed animal zips into the hood. There’s sizing from 2T up to age 8, so there’s sure to be a size that fits. 

Keepsake Dolls

Keepsake Dolls

 Courtesy of Harper Iman

This black-owned business handmakes these beautiful and stylish keepsake dolls. Made from linen, with custom clothing and hairstyles to match, the dolls are 16 to 18 inches big and appropriate for kids ages 3 and up.

Mine to Love Deluxe Baby Care Playset

Perfect for a new or soon-to-be big sister, this 48-piece set includes a 15-inch baby doll and all the accessories to feed, bathe, change, and cuddle the baby doll. Safe for kids ages 3 and up, the playset will help kids express empathy and role play. 

Crayola Inspiration Art Kit

With over 140 elements, this art kit is chock-full of non-toxic art supplies and appropriate for kiddos ages 5 and up. Parents will love the briefcase-style storage that includes a place for everything.

Janod Confetti Guitar

A brightly-colored wooden six-string guitar that's covered with confetti-colored polka dots is just right for learning notes or composing your first song. Recommended for kids ages 5 and up, parents praise this sturdy starter instrument.

Razor A Kick Scooter

For kiddos ready to move on to a two-wheeled scooter, this lightweight ride is a classic for good reason. Recommended for kids ages 5 and up, this best-selling foldable scooter is perfect for scooting around. 

Monopoly Junior

A simplified version of the classic game, you can introduce kids to the world of Monopoly with this fast-moving and easy-to-play board game. Recommended for ages 5 and up, it’s fun for a gift or family game night. 

Personalized Superhero Puzzle

Jigsaw Puzzle

Courtesy of Etsy 

An excellent gift for little problem-solvers, this 20-piece puzzle features African American kids with superhero talents. The Black-owned business personalizes each puzzle, so your girl will feel super special as she completes the challenge. 

Connect Four

Introduce your youngster to this two-person strategy game. While listed as best for ages 6 and up, there’s no reason mature 5 year olds can’t play. This simple, fast, and fun game is a classic for good reason and doesn’t require any reading.

Personalized 5th Birthday T-Shirt

Personalized 5th Birthday Tee

 Courtesy of Etsy

Make a Fifth birthday extra special with a customized birthday t-shirt, featuring a cute fairy image. There are lots of sizing options and choices to match the fairy’s hair and skin color to your birthday girl.

Klee Naturals Strawberry Fairy Natural Play Makeup

Klee Naturals Play Makeup

 Courtesy of Maisonette

Keep young skin healthy with this all-natural, non-toxic play makeup set. The kit includes an eyeshadow compact, blush, two lip shimmers, and brush and makeup applicator, all in a sweet box. The gentle products are made in the USA and safe for kids 3-years-old and up. 

Stomp Rocket Junior

Fully kid-powered, these high-flying toys will send kids running outside to play. The foam rockets are safe for kids ages 3-years-old and up and are fun for solo play or for fun with a friend. 

Why Trust Verywell Family

Maya Polton is a former marketing manager and current freelance writer who covers food, home, and parenting. She’s also the mom of a 10-year-old son, 7-year-old son, and 3-year-old daughter. She keeps a secret space in her basement closet for last-minute gifts. Outdoor toys and art kits are her go-to gifts since they have a wide appeal. Her kids are super active and love any toy that can be played with outside. They are currently setting new pogo stick records every day!

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