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Gifts for girls

Sugar and spice and everything nice -- here are fun gift ideas for the young girls on your list -- from Disney Princesses and Barbie to Monster High figures, Shopkins, tech gadgets and more.

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Pomsies Patches Plush

Pomsies are wearable pom-pom pets. They react when
Photo Credit: Just Play

Pomsies are wearable pom-pom pets. They react when you touch and play with them, with more than 50 different responses such as purring, eating and singing. A brush is included with each Pomsie to give them extra love and care. For ages 3 and older. Price: $14.99 at amazon.com.

Don’t Step In It Game Unicorn Edition

Spin the spinner and take that many steps
Photo Credit: Hasbro

Spin the spinner and take that many steps while blindfolded across the game mat. Be careful to not step on the unicorn droppings! Whoever avoids the most poop wins. For ages 4 and older. Price: $19.08 at amazon.com.

L.O.L. Surprise! Glam Glitter Series Doll

Reveal seven surprises with each L.O.L. Surprise! Glam
Photo Credit: MGA Entertainment

Reveal seven surprises with each L.O.L. Surprise! Glam Glitter doll including a secret message sticker, collectible stickers, a water bottle, shoes, an outfit, a fashion accessory and an L.O.L. Surprise! doll. The capsule becomes a carrying purse or doll display. For ages 5 and older. Price: $27 at amazon.com.

Barbie DreamHouse

Have a sleepover, grill on the patio or
Photo Credit: Mattel

Have a sleepover, grill on the patio or host a party in this dream house with three floors, eight rooms, an outdoor area, a working elevator, a rooftop pool and slide, and more than 70 accessories and appliances that play real sounds. For ages 3 and older. Price: $199.99 at  barbie.mattel.com

Scruff-a-Luvs

The Scruff-a-Luvs from Moose Toys are a mystery
Photo Credit: Moose Toys

The Scruff-a-Luvs from Moose Toys are a mystery at first. Each comes as a matted ball of fur, only showing its eyes. To reveal your rescue animal (dog, cat or bunny), simply wash it in water, towel dry, blast drying it with a hair dryer and brushing and styling its fur. Each plush comes with a collar, name tag, adoption certificate, brush and hair clips. For ages 4 and older. Price: $19.99 at moosetoys.com.

L.O.L Surprise! House

The L.O.L Surprise! House is the ultimate destination
Photo Credit: MGA Entertainment

The L.O.L Surprise! House is the ultimate destination for all your L.O.L Surprise! Dolls. The cool wooden house is three stories high and comes with a working elevator, lights and sounds throughout and more than 85 surprises. Relax in the real pool or go to the spa, and let L.O.L Surprise! Pets have a play date in the sandbox. For ages 3 and older. Price: $189 at walmart.com

Baby Alive Potty Dance Baby

Kids can practice important potty skills with Baby
Photo Credit: Hasbro

Kids can practice important potty skills with Baby Alive Potty Dance Baby. When the baby is thirsty, fill her bottle with water and let her sip. When she needs to go, sit her on the potty, hold her hands and watch her sing and do a potty dance. Then, wash her hands and put a sticker on her reward chart to show her progress. Additional to the toilet, bottle, and reward chart, the doll comes with an outfit, a soap dispenser, underwear, a comb and says silly phrases. She will only go to the bathroom on the toilet, so there are no messes. For ages 3 and older. Price: $48.82 at amazon.com.

The Incredibles 2 Family 5-Pack Junior Supers Action Figures

This five pack of the Incredible Junior Supers
Photo Credit: Disney

This five pack of the Incredible Junior Supers Figures comes with Elastigirl, Mr. Incredible, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack. The figures are for use with  =Incredibles 2 Junior Hydroliner Playset (sold separately). For ages 3 and older. Prices start at $27 on amazon.com.

Barbie Care Clinic Vehicle

Press the button to sound the siren, and
Photo Credit: Mattel

Press the button to sound the siren, and Barbie is to the rescue. Drive to the scene and then open the vehicle to reveal the care clinic, which is a three-room hospital more than two feet long. Check patients in at the pop-up reception desk and ask them to sit at the fold-down chair, where they can gaze at the fish tank or television, or stroll to the gift shop. Take care of patients in the eye exam room and x-ray room. The care clinic comes with more than 20 accessories, such as wearable casts, a stethoscope and crutches. For ages 36 months and older. Price: $52.88 at amazon.com.

Melissa & Doug Examine & Treat Vet Play Pet Set

Become a veterinarian and take the included plush
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Become a veterinarian and take the included plush dog and cat in for an appointment. The 24-piece set comes with a stethoscope, thermometer, ear scope, cast, "treatments," "ointments" and more. Easily move from check up to check up with the handy tote bag. For ages 36 months and older. Price: $29.99 at amazon.com.

L.O.L. Surprise! Bigger Surprise!

This L.O.L. Surprise Bigger Surprise is the biggest
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This L.O.L. Surprise Bigger Surprise is the biggest one yet with more than 60 brand new surprises. Included are Limited Edition LOL Surprise Dolls, Pet and Lil Sister. For ages 5 and older. Price: $89.99 at amazon.com.

furReal Munchin’ Rex

It's your turn to show off your table
Photo Credit: Hasbro

It's your turn to show off your table manners because this baby dino needs help. He will happily slurp on his bottle, but he will either chow down or spit out his treats. With 35 sound and motion combinations, this dino is unpredictable, but so loveable. For ages 4 and older. Price: $49.99 at amazon.com

Fingerlings Hugs

Fingerlings Hugs from WowWee have extra-long arms perfect
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Fingerlings Hugs from WowWee have extra-long arms perfect for hugs and cuddling. Kids can also swing them, pet them and rock them to sleep. Give them a kiss and they'll kiss back. The recording feature allows kids to record their own voices then throw the toy in the air to hear a funny remix of what they said. For ages 5 and older. Price: $29.99 at fingerlings.com.

Cool Maker KumiKreator Bracelet Studio

Kids can create friendship bracelets with the Cool
Photo Credit: Spin Master

Kids can create friendship bracelets with the Cool Maker KumiKreator Bracelet Studio from Spin Master. Simply spin the colorful spools in the machine to create 10 unique bracelet designs. For ages 8 and older. Price: $29.99 at  shop.spinmaster.com.

Lost Kitties Blind Box Multipack

Find all five of the mystery Lost Kitties
Photo Credit: Hasbro

Find all five of the mystery Lost Kitties figures hiding inside the cartoon. The multipack also comes with 10 accessories and five meme stickers, all enveloped in a shaping compound that can be used to create things for the kitties. For ages 5 and older. Price: $19.99 at  lostkitties.hasbro.com.

Fizz and Bubble Unicorn Gift Set

The perfect gift for girls who love unicorns.
Photo Credit: Ulta

The perfect gift for girls who love unicorns. This set comes with a variety of bath bombs, lip scrub and more. Price: $30 at ulta.com.

MojMoj Claw Machine Playset

The Moj Moj Claw Machine will bring the
Photo Credit: MGA Entertainment

The Moj Moj Claw Machine will bring the arcade to your home with its lights, music and arcade sounds. There are two modes of timed play for extra excitement and six mystery packs to win. For ages 6 and older. Price: $49.99 at  mojmoj.mgae.com

Little Live Pets Rollie My Kissing Puppy

Rollie is always excited to see you. He
Photo Credit: Moose Toys

Rollie is always excited to see you. He kisses and cuddles like a real puppy, wags his tail and closes his eyes to sleep. He comes with more than 25 cute sounds and actions and an adoption certificate. For ages 5 and older. Price: $54.99 at  littlelivepets.com

L.O.L Surprise! House

The L.O.L Surprise! House is the ultimate destination
Photo Credit: MGA Entertainment

The L.O.L Surprise! House is the ultimate destination for all your L.O.L Surprise! Dolls. The cool wooden house is three stories high and comes with a working elevator, lights and sounds throughout and more than 85 surprises. Relax in the real pool or go to the spa, and let L.O.L Surprise! Pets have a play date in the sandbox. For ages 3 and older. Price: $189 at walmart.com

Num Noms Snackables Scented Silly Shakes Activity Maker Playset

The Num Noms Snackables treats look delectable, but
Photo Credit: MGA Entertainment

The Num Noms Snackables treats look delectable, but be careful not to eat the fun slime. Pick your scents and toppings, swirl them together, and store your creation in the silly shakes cups. Set comes with three collectible stackable cups, one jelly slime, two scents, two types of glitter and one special edition Num Nom. For ages 6 and older. Price: $34.88 at numnoms.mgae.com

Really Rad Robots MiBro

Get into all sorts of mischief with MiBro,
Photo Credit: Moose Toys

Get into all sorts of mischief with MiBro, your ultimate robot servant. Attach the tray and send him over, place him in Stealth Mode so he can spy for you with his built-in microphone or use him to send a message for you. Play with MiBro and his included soccer ball, rad blaster, tray and foam hand. For ages 3 and older. Price: $39.99 at walmart.com

Minnie Mouse Sing & Spin Scooter

Go on a scooter trip with Minnie as
Photo Credit: Disney

Go on a scooter trip with Minnie as she sings to upbeat songs. Simply tap her pink bow and she will start singing a catchy song as you scoot her along with her sweet dog Snowpuff. For ages 3 and older. Price: $39.95 at  shopdisney.com

Power Wheels Barbie Dream Camper Ride-On Vehicle

Hit the road for a camping adventure in
Photo Credit: Walmart

Hit the road for a camping adventure in this Walmart exclusive Power Wheels Barbie Dream Camper van. Barbie leads the way with her voice as you drive the car at up to 5 miles per hour. Upon arrival, open the back to reveal a play kitchen with a fold-out grill and sweet snacks inside. The vehicle can drive over hard surfaces and grass, and has a parent-contolled speed option. For ages 3 and older. Price: $398 at walmart.com.

Tangled Rapunzel Secret Journal

Disney's Rapunzel is back with magical blonde hair
Photo Credit: Jakks

Disney's Rapunzel is back with magical blonde hair and a mission to save her kingdom with the help of her friends. Girls can use the special key to lock and unlock the journal and use invisible ink to write secret messages and reveal them with the Black Crystals black light. The journal also includes a secret compartment, hair charm, marker, two sticker sheets, a stencil and three sheets of blank paper. Recommended for age 3 and older. $14.99. More information: target.com

Unicone Rainbow Swirl Maker kit

The Unicone Rainbow Swirl Maker is a unicorn-shaped
Photo Credit: Jakks

The Unicone Rainbow Swirl Maker is a unicorn-shaped chilled dessert maker that lets kids create a rainbow swirl design in vanilla-flavored mousse treat. The set includes a swirl making machine, mix packets, one bowl, one spoon/spatula, measuring spoons, one sprinkles horn, recipe cards, reusable cone servers and more. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $19.99. More information: toysrus.com.

Beados Teeneez Designer Studio

Beados Teeneez are colored micro beads that magically
Photo Credit: Beados

Beados Teeneez are colored micro beads that magically join together with water. Girls can create all types of jewelry with the Designer Studio for wearing and sharing. $19.99. More information: beadosbeads.com.

Ultra Dash

With Ultra Dash, kids race to match the
Photo Credit: Play Monster

With Ultra Dash, kids race to match the color of the flashing light on their tagger to the color of their targets. Ultra Dash has three game modes, including beat the clock, target tally, and relay race, which are randomized with each play. Recommended for age 6 and older. $19.99-$24.99. More information: playmonster.com.

Enchantimals Playhouse Panda Set

The Enchantimals Playhouse Panda Set has multiple levels
Photo Credit: Mattel

The Enchantimals Playhouse Panda Set has multiple levels and includes a Prue Panda doll and panda friend Nari figure. The set features a kitchen area, food, bathroom, stairs, nest elevator, a balcony, a branch for panda sitting, and a bedroom with bunk beds. Recommended for ages 4 and older. $39.99. More information: shop.mattel.com.

Airbrush Styling Studio

Little stylists can learn to create looks like
Photo Credit: Spin Master

Little stylists can learn to create looks like a pro. The Airbrush Hair and Makeup Styling Studio includes a cordless airbrush tool, colorful makeup sticks, hair and makeup stencils, gems and eye color stickers. Kids can airbrush colorful highlights and apply hair extensions to the model, or wear them in their own hair. They can then wash off their design to start all over again. $29.99. More information: shop.spinmaster.com.

Mic Guy Bluetooth speaker

Let your kids sing their hearts out this
Photo Credit: Singing Machine

Let your kids sing their hearts out this holiday season with this portable 2 in 1 Bluetooth speaker with microphone. Just charge it to take the Singing Machine karaoke experience anywhere on the go. $29.99. More information: singingmachine.com.

Vampirina Bat-tastic Vampirina & Wolfie

Fans of Disney Junior's
Photo Credit: Just Play

Fans of Disney Junior's "Vampirina" will love playing with the Bat-tastic Vampirina doll, dressed in a spooky dress and necklace and always with her friend, Wolfie. Kids can press the necklace to hear phrases from the show as well as sounds from her light-up bat wings. Recommended for ages three and older. $39.99. More information: justplayproducts.com.

CharMinis Deluxe Jewelry Studio

This mini charm maker uses water-activated fusing materials
Photo Credit: RoseArt

This mini charm maker uses water-activated fusing materials so girls can create their own charms to wear and share with friends. The charms come in themes like sweet treats (cakes, ice cream cones) and fashion icons (hearts, starts, bows). The Glitterizer globe can add sparkle and gloss to the charms. The charms can be added to bracelets and necklaces, which are included in the kit. $24.99. More information: roseart.com.

Tsum Tsum Story Packs

The Tsum Tsum Story Packs feature Lilo &
Photo Credit: Jakks Pacific

The Tsum Tsum Story Packs feature Lilo & Stitch's Ohana, The Palace of Agrabah and Through the Rabbit Hole (pictured). Each set comes with an exclusive medium glitter figure, two small figures and a variety of themed accessories. $14.99. More information: jakks.com/tsumtsum.

Disney, Star Wars, Marvel vivofit jr. 2

This fitness band features kids' favorite characters such
Photo Credit: Garmin

This fitness band features kids' favorite characters such as Minnie Mouse, BB-8, Captain America and more. It's swim-friendly, customizable, tracks steps, sleep and 60 minutes of daily recommended activity. It also syncs up with a free mobile app. $99.99. More information: garmin.com.

Customize your Truly Me doll from American Girl

For the first time, girls can now customize
Photo Credit: American Girl

For the first time, girls can now customize and design their own Truly Me doll from head to toe along with apparel, using American Girl's new "Create Your Own" online experience. Design options include face molds, skin tones and freckles, eye and hair colors, hair textures, and new cuts and styles. There are also earrings, hearing aids, glasses or sunglasses and braces. The collection includes a personalized keepsake box, a certificate to create a custom doll T-shirt, a six-month subscription to American Girl magazine and free shipping for the doll.$200 at americangirl.com.

Project Mc2 Smart Pixel Purse

Inspired by Netflix's hit show
Photo Credit: MGA Entertainment

Inspired by Netflix's hit show "Project Mc2," this purse features more than 10 pre-programmed animations. Download the free app, connect to your device and program the LED lights. Customize the colors, designs, words, fonts, speed and more; $59.99 at toysrus.com.

Luvabella/Luvabeau

This life-like baby doll comes with interactive accessories,
Photo Credit: Spin Master

This life-like baby doll comes with interactive accessories, such as a spoon for feeding, play time with Lamby, nap time with a bottle and a pacifier. The boy or girl dolls laugh, blink, purse their lips, chew and more; $99.99 at spinmaster.com.

L.O.L. Surprise! Tots

These collectible toys feature seven layers of surprises
Photo Credit: MGA Entertainment

These collectible toys feature seven layers of surprises -- a secret message, stickers, a baby bottle, shoes, an outfit, an accessory and the L.O.L. Surprise doll. The playset (ball) can be used as a doll stand or bath tub -- feed or bathe the doll with water to reveal another surprise; $9.99 at lolsurprise.mgae.com.

Digiloom

Will this be the next Rainbow Loom? Digiloom,
Photo Credit: WowWee

Will this be the next Rainbow Loom? Digiloom, from WowWee, is an app-controlled weaving machine that lets tweens make custom bracelets, anklets, headbands, bookmarks and more. Using the Digiloom app, drag and drop letters, emojis and icons to create a fashion statement, then weave your creations with the help of the Digiloom machine; $49.99 exclusively at Michaels stores or michaels.com.

CanvasPop

Create a canvas, collage or photo pillow by
Photo Credit: CanvasPop

Create a canvas, collage or photo pillow by simply uploading images of your family, your child's artwork and more from your computer, Instagram or Facebook accounts. You can customize the features you'd like to include and each order has the option of a free digital proof. Canvases start at $30, photo pillows $39. More information: canvaspop.com.

Cozmo

Cozmo is a real-life robot that evolves the
Photo Credit: Anki

Cozmo is a real-life robot that evolves the more you play with it. This robot has a one-of-a-kind personality and shows real life emotions. The robot requires a free app and upgrades, and new games are unlocked over time the more you play; $179.99 at amazon.com.

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