If you are looking for the top 10 Christmas toys and gifts for girls school age to pre teen then look no further. You may find that many lists which aim to share the top 10 Christmas toys and gifts often fall short in that they are not age or gender specific. The Christmas gifts offered on many lists may indeed include the most popular toys of the season but these gifts just may not be the Christmas toys that you are looking for. Many top 10 lists are a combination of the best overall toys and gifts for kids. They include the hottest and most popular items for children of all ages, toddlers to teens. Hopefully, you will find this top list to be a bit more beneficial. It is a more specific list of the top 10 Christmas toys and gifts for girls and pre teens ages 5-10 for 2009. This top 10 list also includes a wider range of Christmas toys and gifts for this specific age, as every girl is different and has different interests. We have taken the top toys and gifts for girls and preteens from different manufacturers, reviews, and sales stats to give you the overall best of the best.
BARBIE 3 Story DREAM TOWNHOUSE
Suggested Ages: 3+
Retail Value: $159.99
The ultimate of all Christmas gifts for girls right now is the Barbie 3 Story Dream Townhouse. This lavish toy is definitely one of the contenders for the #1 top spot on the hottest Christmas toys for girls this year . The only problem is it's a bit pricy for a doll house. However, it does have some really great features including it's very own elevator , stocked kitchen, cozy living room with crackling fireplace, lights and sounds on every story, a dreamy bedroom, and an outdoor whirlpool just to name a few. Hours of fun for your little girl!!Requires 6 "AA" batteries, included.
LITTLEST PET SHOP Cozy Care Adoption Center
Recommended ages: 4+
Retail Value: $47.99
Littlest Pet Shops aka "LPS" have become the new craze among young girls. A top 10 Christmas toy list for girls would not be complete without it. LPS figures are collectables that come in all sorts of animal characters. New Littleest Pet Shop characters are released fairly consistently and little girls want them all. To house these adorable figures are "Centers" this years newest and most popular is the "Cozy Care Adoption Center." This playset comes complete with: 1 husky puppy pet, 1 big sister husky pet and accessories, cuddliest Pets #1012 and #1013, and also includes one MY COLLECTOR JOURNAL promotion sticker to use for the Special Edition Elephant mail-in offer.
Cra-Z-Cookn' 6-in-1 Sweet Sensations Kit
Recommended Ages: 6+
Retail Value: $29.99
This is a newer toy out for girls and they are loving it! It is so much fun, really easy to use, and has a lot of baking options. The kit allows you to make cupcakes, brownies, cookies, and cakes in a safe microwave. You can then decorate your treats in the decorating station.
The six components of the "6 in 1" baking center include: a Sprinkle station, Mixing station, Frosting station, Cookie station Brownie station, and a Storage station. Definietly worthy of being placed on the list of top 10 Christmas toys and gifts for girls this year.
Sweet Sensation Station comes complete with: Sweet Sensation Station unit, Microwavable cake pan, Microwavable cupcake mold, Microwavable cookie and brownie pan, Mixing bowl, Double ended spatula, Double ended spoon, Revolving cake tray, Instructions, White cake mix, Chocolate cake mix, Chocolate brownie mix, Sugar cookie mix, Chocolate frosting mix, Strawberry frosting mix , Rainbow sprinkles, and Sugar crystals.
Disney Hannah Montana Washburn 3/4 Acoustic Guitar
By U.S Music Corp.
Retail Value: $79.99
As a parent I'm sure you have been affected in some way or another by the Hanna Montana craze. This pop icon now has her own guitar and it has found its way to our list of the best Christmas gifts for girls. If your little girl is one of the many Hannah Montana fans and shows interest in music then this may be the perfect Christmas gift for your school aged child or pre-teen. Washburn guitars have consistently been one of the leaders makers of innovative, hig-quality guitars for over 100 years. This Washburn guitar is three quarter size for smaller hands, has Rosewood Fingerboard and Bidge, the Rosewood Bridge has steel strings, it also has chrome covered tuner keys, and possibly most important: Hannah Montana themed graphics.
Nintendo DS Lite
Recommended Ages: 8+
Retail Price" From $129.99
A popular favorite Christmas gift among children and pre-teen girls is this pink Nintendo DS Lite. The DS system has been a popular gift and on the top of Christmas toy lists since it's debut in March of 2006. Your little girl has the choice of so many fun games to compliment this portable gaming system and is sure to be delighted when she opens her new DS Lite this Christmas. The Nintendo DS Lite has so many great features including it's innovative touch screen technology, Wi-Fi connection that can link up to 16 players within 100 ft., internet access ability, 19 hours of game play on one charge, and it is even compatible with Game Boy Advance games.
Recommended Ages: 5 +
Retail Price: from $7.99
Webkinz pets are lovable plush pets that each come with a unique Secret Code. With it, you enter Webkinz World where you care for your virtual pet, answer trivia, earn KinzCash, and play the best kids games on the net!
Webkinz features the exciting online experience where your plush pet comes to life! It all begins when you bring your Webkinz plush toy home, and you pick the name and determine whether it's a boy or a girl. After adoption, you are shown your pet's room, and can use your 2,000 in KinzCash to decorate, buy furniture, clothes and food from the W Shop. Your pet relies on you to take care of it by monitoring the Happy, Health and Hunger meters. Webkinz received the 2006 iParenting Media Award and 2007 Toy of the Year (TOTY) which gives us even more reason to add it to out top 10 Christmas toys and gifts for girls and pre teens this year.
Retail Price: $199.99
With over 56 million units sold to date, Nintendo Wii is one of the hottest selling items worldwide. This gaming system is a Christmas hit with children of all ages as well as adults. Nintendo Wii offers you the ability to create your own Mii character and compete against others online right through your TV when hooked up over a Wi-Fi connection. Wii offers some of the most unique games including the legendary Mario as well as the very popular Wii sports which include bowling, tennis, golf, and more. Nintendo Wii is truly a gaming experience unlike any other.
American Girl Characters
By American Girl
Recommended Ages: 8+ (Similar Bitty Babies 3+)
Retail Price: $95.00
American Dolls are 100% wonderful across the board. This doll has earned its spot as one of the top Christmas gifts for girls and pre teens for many wonderful reasons. The award winning dolls are based on Historical characters and each doll has a set of books that can be purchased to further learn about her and her life story. Each doll is unique and many adorable accessories are offered to compliant your doll. By far, the best feature of the American Girl brand is that it teaches girls to believe in themselves and to believe in each other. The message of American Girl is profound. Some of the issues addressed by these sweet dolls include: bullying, courage, dedication, and many more. Each story conveys the power an importance of hope, determination, and imagination. The American Girl website states that, "Since 1986, American Girl books and products have received hundreds of awards and honors from the most prestigious book, parenting, and toy award programs in the country, including Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Parents' Choice Foundation, National Parenting Publications (NAPPA), and FamilyFun magazine."
While American Girl Dolls are only available at selective stores visit American Girl to find the store nearest you and see all that these dolls and their stories have to offer.
Zillionz Deluxe ATM Bank Machine
Suggested ages: 8 and up
Retail Price: $29.98
The Zillionz Deluke ATM Machine is definitely one of the top gifts this Christmas for older children, pre-teens, girls and boys. However, many parents and children are unaware of this this great, fun, top 10 Christmas gift as you can only find it at selective stores.
It is truly unique and unlike any other toy in its category. It works as a real ATM machine and also as a bank for your children to keep their money in. Your child will deposit their real money into the ATM through an electronic bill feeder. The ATM machine electronically keeps track of their balance, if they withdrawal money it is automatically reflected in their available balance. They are able to check their balance at any time by entering their ATM card and viewing their balance on a screen. It has some pretty awesome features such as a bank pin to keep money safe, a large screens which can be programmed with your childs name, and the ability to track their funds. Another reason why its on the list of top Christmas toys is because it also teaches children the responsibility of money and importance of saving. Requires 3 "AA" batteries, included.
Girl Tech Password Journal
Recommended Ages: 6+
Retail Price: From $22.99
This is one of the coolest gifts for little girls, they love all the high tech features it has. The journal will only open for their voice when they speak their programmed password. Upon hearing your little girls voice the journal opens up and reveals all the things that they have written inside. Another added security feature is the glow light and magic pen. When she writes in her journal with the magic pen the words will not be revealed without the glow the light, the pages look virtually empty. The journal is additional programmed to follow voice prompts such as "Date", "Time", and "Light". 2 "AA" batteries required.
Hopefully this list of the top 10 Christmas toys for girls and pre-teens has provided you with some great ideas on gifts for your little one. If you are looking for a top 10 Christmas toy and gift list for another age or gender you may be interested in the following: