Searching for the perfect toy or gift for a 7 year old girl? Look no further. As parents and research nerds, we have compiled the ultimate list. Each one is appropriate for her physical ability and expanding social skills; they play to her strengths and test her in ways that are challenging but fun.
She’s through the most radical physical changes and now her motor skills are developing in a slower, more refined way. This means she’ll concentrate on mastering more nuanced physical skills. She will constantly embark on new challenges and will enjoy showing you new tricks on her stunt scooter or bicycle.
Our picks of the best toys & gifts for 7 year old girls
The 3Doodler (check price on Amazon) is a Top Toy Of The Year finalist. It brings incredible 3D printing pen technology and makes it super-fun and child-safe.
This awesome girls’ STEM toy encourages tactile learning, spatial awareness, planning, and creativity.
The 3D pen uses BPA-free and non-toxic plastic, so is perfect for children. As the plastic comes out of the pen it quickly cools allowing 3D lines to be built up into the air.
Why She’ll Love It: Drawing in 3D is mesmerizing and fun, plus if she loves the Powerpuff girls, this will be a sure-fire hit.
“Build a Wand. Learn To Code. Make Magic.” The strapline from Kano (award-winning STEM toy manufacturer) says it all. Any seven-year-old girl who’s into Harry Potter will be spellbound as she codes her own wand-waving magical games.
She’ll be able to program all kinds of tricks, from making objects fly to controlling fire. This kit (check price on Amazon) rolls education and entertainment into one magical experience.
Why She’ll Love It: She’ll pretend to be a Hogwarts student, learning and practicing spells that she has created and coded.
Every 7-year-old girl needs a fairy garden. It’s the rule!
If she hasn’t got one yet, then look no further. The Wild Pixy Fairy Garden (check price on Amazon) is a cut above the rest. First off, it arrives boxed in a gorgeous cardboard packaging; next, the actual fairy, her house, bridge, bench, and other accessories have been beautifully designed and feel sturdy; finally, there are solar powered LEDs and glowing rocks which make for a magical twinkling nighttime ambiance.
Why She’ll Love It: It’s a fairy garden! What’s not to love? And this one feels contemporary, classy, and well-designed.
This blaster (check price on Amazon) can fire four darts before your girl has to reload, and those darts will sail up to 75 feet towards her target. It also has the capability of sending secret messages. She can give a decoder to her friend, who can use it to decipher writing on the dart and send a hidden communique back.
Since the blaster has its own built-in decoder, your kiddo can instantly read the reply. Better still; old messages can be erased and new ones written with a special pen that easily stores away in the blaster.
Why She’ll Love It: This toy is in pretty colors but has a sassy edge.
Who said that shredding the streets was a boy’s only club?
This scooter (check price on Amazon) comes fitted with replaceable urethane wheels and can support up to 143 pounds. The handlebar is adjustable for a safe and comfortable ride, and it has a rear brake for smooth stops.
The aluminum frame is lightweight but sturdy, and the scooter folds up for easy storage and transport.
Why She’ll Love It: This two-wheel scooter is plenty capable of doing fun tricks and comes in several colors so that she can pick one that matches her style.
JuniorScope Microscope (check price on Amazon) is the perfect gift for any seven year old girl interested in science. It comes with glass slides, test tubes, a petri dish, and other lab instruments; everything she’ll need to feel like a proper scientist while peering at microscopic animals, vegetables, and minerals.
It comes with a microscopy book that will introduce her to the science of optics and micro-organisms in a fun and accessible way.
Why She’ll Love It: It is essentially a real microscope, not a gimmicky toy.
If your little lady loves to sing and dreams of being on America’s Got Talent, then you may have just found the perfect gift! The Singing Machine Karaoke System (check price on Amazon) streams music from her phone/tablet via Bluetooth or can play her favorite CD.
This all-in-one party machine features a 54 LED disco light, microphone, RCA cables to connect lyrics to your TV, record button and USB connector, and a wooden cabinet which gives the inbuilt speaker a nice and powerful sound.
Why She’ll Love It: There are two extra mic inputs so she can sing with her friends and even record her performances and play them back later.
This is a lovely addition (check price on Amazon) to a dance-lovers bedroom. When wound up, it plays Swan Lake, and it offers plenty of space for your little girl’s jewelry and special trinkets.
The decals are lovely, especially if your daughter is a fan of pink, so it is the perfect accent piece to place on a dresser or nightstand.
Why She’ll Love It: With several designs to choose from, she can pick her perfect jewelry box. She’ll also love watching the ballerina twirl as the music plays.
Your daughter can work on her drawing skills with this simple yet enjoyable toy (check price on Amazon).
The LED-lit background makes for easy tracing while the frame holds the paper in place. Your daughter can use the included graphite pencil and colored pencils to create her masterpieces or break out her own art supplies for a bit more color variety.
Unfortunately, it doesn’t have a wall adapter so be sure to have three AA batteries on hand.
Why She’ll Love It: Your daughter can mix and match a variety of included images, as well as download additional illustrations, to create a unique piece of art.
If your kiddo is looking to expand her stuffed animal collection, then you can’t go wrong with this cute little toy (check price on Amazon). Great for a constant companion, this plush doll is soft, cuddly, and sports a unique look.
Why She’ll Love It: With its large, endearing eyes, charming accessories, and funky hair, this is a unique toy for her to show off to her friends.
What young lady doesn’t wish she could own a horse farm? With a bit of assembly, your daughter can have a miniature version of that dream in her own bedroom (check price on Amazon).
This set includes two horses, a foal, a human figure, and plenty of other extras for her to enjoy, plus she’ll improve her fine motor skills as she pieces this set together.
Why She’ll Love It: This is a toy that offers endless possibilities for imaginative games, and, since it has so many accessories, is perfect for a play date.
With over 140 decorative stickers, your little girl can create beautiful works of art (check price on Amazon). All she has to do is peel and place the stickers on the frame, and it is ready to be hung in a window with the included cord and suction cup.
She will get the gratification of seeing her work pay off beautifully, all while working on her fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and ability to focus.
Why She’ll Love It: She will love being able to have a fine piece of art hung so prominently in the home.
This adorable tiny robot (check price on Amazon) teaches your girl how to code. She draws lines for Bit to follow. Different colors will illicit different responses from him as he glides over them. Once she has learned the beginner basics, she can move onto OzoBlockly for more coding fun. Creating Bit code involves nothing more than drawing, dragging, and dropping. This makes learning to code Bit super simple and easy for her.
Why She’ll Love It: This is a fun and easy way for her to learn code. She’ll stay entertained seeing Bit respond to whatever coding commands she gives it.
It does seem like these little trinkets (check price on Amazon) are everywhere, doesn’t it? While the scientific jury might still be out with regards to their effectiveness, many parents rave about the fidget spinner’s ability to relieve tension and improve the focus of their children.
This particular gadget has bright LEDs, so your daughter can put on a light show as she fidgets away the worries of the day. Although tricky, you can replace the battery when needed.
Why She’ll Love It: Whether she’s using it to improve her concentration or just to play around, she’ll love the vividly colored lights.
This isn’t your grandma’s globe. The interactive panels and smart pen (check price on Amazon) allow your daughter to have a world of information (pun intended) right at her fingertips.
There are 19 activities for her to complete, including quizzes and countless fun facts about continents, countries, capitals, and more. Better still, this globe comes with a volume control and, when not in use, makes a great decorative item to keep on display in her room.
Why She’ll Love It: This globe is perfect to encourage fun learning so that studying will feel more like a game than work.
Kids reap many benefits from taking up a musical instrument — cognitive and creative boosts as well as improvement in focusing ability are only the tip of the iceberg. An acoustic guitar that’s made for kids, like this sturdy pick from Pyle (check price on Walmart), is just the right size for your seven-year-old, making it easier for her to learn and master frets, fingering, and strumming.
It’s a handmade instrument with a handsome basswood finish and durable nylon strings which can be tuned, offering the complete guitar experience in a build that’s ideal for a young learner. The instrument is accompanied by a case, two picks, a comfortable strap, a capo, and a wipe for cleaning and polishing its body.
Why She’ll Love It: If she’s looking to learn a stringed instrument, this guitar is just the right size for your seven-year-old and includes all that she’ll need to get started
If spending time in the great outdoors exploring nature is the name of her game, your seven-year-old will enjoy the opportunity to take a closer look at distance objects with these binoculars made just for her. Featuring magnification up to 8X, Kidwinz binoculars (check price on Sears) are coated in shock-proof rubber that makes them extra durable for learning users. They also feature kid-friendly eyepieces with an extra layer of coating for both comfort and lens protection.
The binoculars come with a convenient carrying case, 2′ neck strap, a cloth for cleaning the lenses, and an operating manual that explains how the binoculars are operated. They’re made with a focus on safety and ease-of-operation, so they’re an ideal first pair of binoculars for young users.
Why She’ll Love It: She’ll be able to get a closer look at flora and fauna from a distance, plus these binoculars are extra durable and comfortable, so they’re perfect for younger users
Cute water bottles that showcase personal style are all the rage, and it’s a trend we celebrate thanks to its encouragement of eco-consciousness. Not only is plastic waste reduced when your girl uses the bottle featured in her Color Your Own Water Bottle kit (check price on Amazon), she’ll also be showcasing her creative skills and stylish flair. The BPA-free metal water bottle has an outside design she can color and fill in with the five designer markers included in the set. She can also decorate her bottle with 20 stick-on sparkling rhinestones for some extra pizzazz.
The bottle is topped off with a screw-on lid featuring a carabiner clip, so it’s easy for her to attach her bottle to her belt loop or backpack. Parents should note that this pick is NOT dishwasher safe — hand-washing in warm water will preserve the bottle’s exterior design.
Why She’ll Love It: It’s an on-trend item that helps her save the Earth while showing off her burgeoning artistic skills
Basic sewing is a handy life skill to have, and for some creative kids, it’s a skill that inspires a lifelong love of a very productive hobby. Kits like Alex’s My First Sewing Kit (check price on Walmart) give your seven-year-old all the supplies and instructions she’ll need to get started, including fabric, batting, colorful embroidery floss, over 25 felt shapes, buttons, pom poms, and decorative trim as well as tools like scissors, needles, thread, a thimble, a classic tomato pincushion, and straight pins.
She’ll be able to sew up her own sweet stuffed animals and creative notebook covers as well as attempting her own creations with the kit, which stores handily in a colorful latched case with a convenient carrying handle.
Why She’ll Love It: It’s a chance to learn a hands-on crafting skill that may lead to a lifelong passion for sewing
Wrapping up in a cozy robe after a bath or shower is one of life’s great comforts, and for a seven-year-old girl, adding a rainbow unicorn twist can only make things better. This Soft Unicorn Hooded Bathrobe (check price on eBay) has a tie-dye styled soft pastel rainbow design that’s crowned by a flowing pink mane, two unicorn ears, and, of course, a golden horn extending skyward. The front of the hooded robe features the unicorn’s eyes and nose, so when she wears the robe with the hood up, your little unicorn will look cute as a button. The plush robe is extra-soft against her sensitive skin, and a handy tying belt and front pocket add extra convenience.
Why She’ll Love It: She’ll get to be nice and cozy after a bath or shower, and the robe doubles as a unicorn “costume”
What to expect from your 7 year old girl
7-year-olds are becoming very self-aware and will start to form their own opinions about the world. You may find that she starts to walk and talk pretty grown up. Don’t forget, though, she is still highly sensitive and needs your warmth and encouragement. Enjoy having a hug and holding hands, because soon she may feel she’s too old for it.
Here are a few things you can look out for as she lives her eighth year (Source):
Body, hand and finger skills
- There is a big variance in how girls now develop;
- Enjoys skating or riding bikes;
- Fantastic runner;
- Loves to climb.
- Able to complete tasks by herself;
- Mindful of others;
- More independent;
- Tends to sulk if upset;
- Sensitive to how friends perceive her;
- Doesn’t like to lose and may cheat or storm off to avoid it;
- Has high expectations of herself and gets disappointed if she fails to meet them;
- Knows about right and wrong.
- Speaks fluently and uses idioms and slang;
- Able to focus and ignore background distraction;
- Great problem-solver;
- Better at judging the time of day.
Make the most of your little sweetheart whilst she’s still happy to kiss and cuddle. Soon she may get embarrassed, thinking that she’s too old for it.
Our list of toys has been selected to match her physical skills and her love for solving problems. Let us know how she gets on with them.