7-years-old is a fantastic age; most 7-year-old girls are very excited about new knowledge and curious about the world. Normally at this age, girls are natural scientists, asking all sorts of questions about how things happen and why things work. By now, most children are well established in school and feel confident in their role and learning, wanting to talk to others about what they have done and what they know.
If you’re looking to buy a gift for a 7-year-old girl you may be overwhelmed by her vast interests and unsure what to buy, so this list provides a range of ideas to help you pick something out that will suit her interests and contribute to her development.
1. Kahootz Fashion Plates Design Set
At age 7 many girls are becoming interested in clothes and fashion and may like to experiment with their own look. Many girls may express an interest in designing clothes too, and this is great for creativity and imagination as well as physical skills associated with drawing and pencil grip.
The Kahootz Fashion Plates Design set comes with everything that a 7-year-old girl needs to design her own fashion range! Using the stencils, paper and pencils she can draw and color her own outfits. This set would make the ideal gift for a girl with an interest in fashion.
2. Rock Painting Kit
This rock painting kit includes 10 glow-in-the-dark rocks, neon paints, brushes, and tracking stickers. Girls can paint unique designs on the rocks that glow when placed outside at night.
The included paint is weather-resistant so the rocks can be hidden around the neighborhood for others to find. Use the tracking stickers and hashtag to see if someone discovers the rocks. It’s a fun arts and crafts activity that nurtures creativity, imagination, and sharing kindness with others. A perfect gift for 7 year old girls who love art projects and making things.
3. Garmin Vivofit Jr. 2 Disney Princess Activity Tracker
Building healthy habits in childhood is key to keeping healthy as adults, and as many 7-year-olds look up to and want to imitate the adults in their lives a smartwatch could be a great idea. Smart-watches have a whole range of features, like a pedometer and goal setting which can help to keep children active and healthy.
The Garmin vivofit Jr. 2 Disney Princess Activity Tracker watch uses a popular princess design to appeal to kids but syncs with a mobile app in the same way as adult smart-watches too. It is robust and swim-friendly so it should stand up to a 7-year-olds lifestyle. This is a good way to encourage positive use of technology in a child’s lifestyle too.
4. Marbling Paint Art Kit
For seven-year-old girls that enjoy getting creative, this gift is going to provide a ton of enjoyment. This paint set isn’t like the typical painting kits on the market. Instead of using paint brushes, this kit uses squeeze bottles to drop the paint onto a tray of water. Once the paint is dropped on the water it can be swirled into marbled designs and then transferred onto paper by laying the included paper onto the paint. The set includes the tray, five vibrant colors and all the tools required to create unique pieces of art to decorate her room.
Art is a great way to encourage self-expression and will also build confidence as she sees the amazing pieces she creates. The paints are oil-based and are non-toxic so they are safe for younger children. Other than filling the tray with water, young girls will be able to create colorful, psychedelic art all on their own.
5. Botley the Coding Robot Activity Set
Technology, computing and specifically coding skills are becoming more and more in demand in today’s economy, so why not give the 7-year-old girl you’re buying for a head start? The Botley the Coding Robot Activity Set is a cute, kid-friendly robot designed to introduce children to coding skills.
Children can use the coding cars and obstacles included to learn to control the robot, building an interest in robotics and also developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they work out what the robot needs to do and how to code for this. A great, educational gift for a 7-year-old girl to build a range of skills.
6. Lacoste Classic Quartz Watch with Silicone Strap
At age 7 many girls are surprisingly fashion-conscious and may want to express themselves through their style. A watch makes a lovely, special gift for a girl who is starting to become more interested in their image.
The Lacoste Classic Quartz watch has a classic, clean and sporty design and is made with high-quality materials. Water-resistance means that it can stand up to being worn by a 7-year-old and it comes with a gift box and 2-year warranty, making it an ideal gift.
7. Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker
You may think that 7-year-olds can’t possibly have their own musical taste but you’d be mistaken! Many 7-year-olds have favorite artists, bands or even genres of music that they like and relish the opportunity to play their own music and express themselves.
The Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker can be used with a range of compatible devices to play music out loud using wireless Bluetooth pairing. The speaker has a 9-meter range and 6 hours of playtime making it extra portable. As a bonus, it is waterproof which makes it more suitable for 7-year-olds.
8. Ravensburger Children’s World Globe 3D Jigsaw Puzzle
Some 7-year-old girls need sufficiently challenging jigsaw puzzles which can hold their attention for a length of time. This means something complex to put together, with plenty of pieces and this puzzle this a step further by enabling the child to construct a 3D model of the globe, with no glue required!
As well as presenting plenty of opportunities to develop concentration and perseverance the Ravensburger Globe 3D Jigsaw Puzzle helps to build an awareness of the globe and locations of countries and continents as a 7-year-old builds it.
9. Water Marbling Paint
This water marbling set allows kids to create unique paint designs by dropping color onto water. The paint swirls and marbleizes before being transferred onto paper.
The kit includes 6 paint colors, pipettes, needles, paper, a tray, and instructions. The non-toxic paint and carrageenan are safe and environmentally friendly. Water marbling is an artistic craft that enhances creativity and sparks imagination. Following the instructions builds focus as kids experiment with swirling patterns. It makes a wonderful gift for creative 7 year old girls.
10. Brio Pinball Game
The Brio Pinball Game is a classic pinball game that encourages hand-eye coordination and improves children’s fine motor skills. This would make a great gift for a 7-year-old girl who likes to challenge herself and play independently.
Brio is a brand synonymous with quality wooden toys and the Brio Pinball Game is no exception. Made with FSC certified wood this toy represents an eco-friendlier, longer-lasting alternative to the huge array of plastic-based toys on the market. Coming from a brand like Brio it is easy to trust that the quality will be high and that this will make a lovely gift.
11. Playmobil City Life Shopping Centre
Small-world play, that is role-playing with small figures, continues to be a popular pastime for 7-year-olds as they continue to explore different social scenarios. Exploring social interactions and potential situations through small-world play is a great way for children to make sense of the social information they are bombarded with in everyday life and through TV and other media. Role-playing in this way allows children to safely process and make sense of social interactions, thus improving their social skills.
The Playmobil City Life Shopping Centre features some exciting and realistic features to help make the whole experience more believable, including a working lift and a functional ATM with Playmobil banknotes. The set is compatible with most other Playmobil sets too so play can be extended and expanded as desired.
12. Ice Cream Slime Kit
There isn’t a seven-year-old girl around that wouldn’t go nuts for this amazing gift. Slime is all the rage but this massive kit takes it to a whole new level. Why play with slime when you can play with ice cream slime? This slime-making kit includes everything needed to make goopy slime in all different colors. It even includes scented drops to make the slime smell like real ice cream!
Slime gets an upgrade with this kit though. Not only will they be able to make the slime, the kit also includes a huge variety of toppings like sprinkles, faux cherries and fake snow powder. It also comes with three plastic ice cream cones to serve up her creations to friends. This kit is not only fun but will also teach about blending prime colors to make any color in the rainbow. This slime looks good enough to eat. (But don’t.)
13. Boxer Interactive AI Robot Toy
Robots and AI are growing in popularity and as the technology improves and becomes more readily available, it’s use in toys expands too. The Boxer Interactive AI Robot Toy plays 10 games as well as expressing a full range of emotions, so it can keep a 7-year-old entertained whilst simultaneously improving social and emotional skills.
With a remote control as well as a compatible app, the Boxer Interactive AI Robot toy also helps to promote children’s engagement with and understanding of technology and in turn, improves skills around this.
14. Cool Maker Sew n’ Style Machine
Age 7 is a great time for children to pick up new hobbies and learn new skills as they are still interested in and curious about most things. Sewing, by hand or machine, is a skill that is sadly dying out but one that is very useful and many people wish they had.
The Cool Maker Sew n’ Style Machine is a safe and easy to use kids sewing machine that comes with everything needed and the instructions to complete five sewing projects. This is a fantastic way to introduce a new skill, boost creativity and encourage independent project work.
15. Intex Inflatable Unicorn
Most 7-year-old girls love all things Unicorn and this inflatable will be no exception! Swimming is a great exercise for young children and by 7-years-old many children are beginning to feel more confident in the water. Under adult supervision, using this fun, inflatable unicorn toy they can build up their physical strength and fitness. The two handles increase the float’s stability in the water meaning that it is less likely to tip, further increasing children’s confidence.
Swimming also improves children’s gross motor skills as they learn to move their bodies through the water, and the Intex Inflatable unicorn also encourages skills like pulling up, balancing, and kicking.
16. Lego Elves Magic Rescue From The Goblin Village
The Lego Elves range is popular with children in this age group who are interested in magic and mythical creatures. This set includes 637 pieces, in darker color schemes, which can be used to create a magical goblin village with three main buildings.
The Lego Elves Magic Rescue From The Goblin Village provides a narrative for imaginative role-play which helps children to develop their creativity, story-telling and social skills as they play. As with most Lego products, this is also compatible with other sets so play and construction can be endlessly expanded making it a great addition to a growing Lego collection.
17. Illuminated Art Tracing Pad
If the seven-year-old girl on your gift list likes to draw, this gift idea is going to have her excited when she opens it. Not only will it provide her with hours of creative entertainment, but it will also help her develop her artistic skills. This tracing pad by Crayloa is designed with an LED-backlit surface that makes it easier for her to accurately trace what’s beneath the paper. Tracing can improve artistic skills by developing more accurate hand-eye coordination.
The set also comes with a graphite drawing pencil, colored pencils and 10 pieces of tracing paper that is thinner than regular paper so it’s easier to see through. It even comes with fun stencils of letters and different shapes and designs. They’re the perfect way to put the final touches on her art before it makes its way to the picture frame. This is an excellent gift idea for young girls who are aspiring artists.
18. Ravensburger Underwater Paradise Puzzle
Featuring pictures of a range of different sea life, including a turtle, a clownfish and coral reefs this 150-piece jigsaw puzzle will appeal to 7-year-old girls with an interest in sea creatures. Suitably complex for a 7-year-old it will help to improve construction skills as the pieces are fitted together and spatial awareness as each piece is selected, evaluated and placed in the correct location.
The Ravensburger Underwater Paradise Puzzle would make an ideal gift for a 7-year-old girl who is starting to manage projects more independently and will improve concentration and perseverance.
19. KidKraft Puzzle Wooden Bookshelf
As children get older the functionality needs of furniture in the bedroom or playroom changes, instead of boxes for blocks or lots of space for large scale toys, a 7-year-old is likely to need some shelves to store books and games.
The KidKraft Puzzle Wooden Bookshelf is pastel colored to fit in with bedroom and playroom décor themes and has a fun-kid friendly design, looking like it is made up of oversized puzzle pieces. Despite this, it is a robust piece of furniture that is built to last and includes a full set of assembly instructions.
20. Pictionary Junior Game
Playing board games with family and friends is a great social activity for children, improving a whole range of social skills. For example, as children play as part of a team they learn to cooperate and work with others. They also learn how to play fairly, follow the rules and accept winning and losing.
The Pictionary Junior game is specifically designed for younger children and gives them a good introduction to the classic Pictionary game. The game is played in teams further improving opportunities to develop social skills as children interact with adults and children of different ages within their teams.
21. Colored Hair Chalk Combs
If the confident seven-year-old you’re trying to find a gift for isn’t afraid to stand out and be different, this gift will give her yet another way to fully be herself. These hair chalks will temporarily color her hair. The chalks are set into easy-to-handle combs that can be brushed through the hair as they color it. The set of six comes with a purple, blue, green, orange, pink and red comb so she can pick one color for a few highlights or use them all at once for full-on mermaid hair.
The chalks are non-allergenic and environmentally friendly so they are safe to use for young girls. The colors can last for up to three days after application but are water-soluble so they can easily be washed out with shampoo. Give a gift that will help a young girl express herself, define her individuality and build confidence with these cool hair chalks.
22. Fjällräven Kånken Mini Backpack
Children need backpacks for a whole range of things; school, extra-curricular activities, playdates and days out. At age 7, some of the backpacks on the market are still far too big for smaller children, swamping them or even causing tension and injury to the shoulders and back.
The Fjällräven Kånken Mini Backpack is a smaller sized backpack, so ideal for 7-year-old girls, which still has plenty of storage space and comes in a range of colors so you can choose one that suits the 7-year-old girl you’re buying for.
23. My Friendship Bracelet Maker
Friendships are very important to 7-year-old girls, who often love to give one another cards and tokens of their friendship. Friendship bracelets are perfect for this and the My Friendship Bracelet Maker set is the ideal way for 7-year-old to make bracelets to show their friends that they care.
With 20 colors of thread to choose from, and full instructions included the My Friendship Bracelet Maker set encourages independent work and creativity as they choose colors their friends will like. It is also an ideal way to work on improving fine motor skills, which are important for handwriting, by building up strength and dexterity in the fingers and hands.
24. Go Glam Nail Stamper
Some 7-year-old girls are very interested in make-up, beauty and anything typically ‘girlie’ so this Go Glam Nail Stamper will definitely appeal to them. The nail stamper allows girls to create salon-worthy designs with just the press of a button, stamping the nail with beautiful patterns. It works on any size of nails so grown-ups can get involved too!
The Go Glam Nail Stamper set is easy to operate and comes with kid-safe nail polish so there’s no need to worry about children using anything potentially harmful. This set would make a great gift for a 7-year-old who loves anything to do with beauty.
25. Snazaroo Face and Body Paint Kit
Children love face paint, especially for parties, and by around the age of 7, they are beginning to assert their independence a lot more and want to do a whole range of things for themselves. 7-year-old girls often love experimenting with make-up and being creative so face-paints may be the ideal gift to allow them to experiment.
Snazaroo Face and Body Paint Kit come with very simple instructions so that 7-year-olds can have a go at doing it themselves. They are made with safe, non-toxic ingredients and are suitable for sensitive skin and washable.
26. Hasbro Gaming Twister
Twister is a fun party game to play with friends and family and around about age 7 children may begin to be more interested in joining in with what the adults are doing at social gatherings. The game is also appealing to children because it is fairly simple to play and requires physical strength and flexibility; which they often have in abundance!
As children learn to play with others, following the rules, taking turns and playing fairly are all very important skills that they will pick up along the way. Hasbro Gaming Twister also helps to develop spatial awareness and an understanding of left and right.
7-year-olds are at a wonderful stage of development where they are much better at handling transition and change and are emotionally so much more mature and versatile. Yet 7-year-old girls still crave and relish routine, familiarity and time with friends and family.
Children of this age love to show off what they know and to impress the adults around them, so giving them opportunities to show off things they have made or learned is a great way to keep them feeling happy and secure. We’ve included plenty of opportunities to spend time with friends and family, as well as independent projects to show off, in this list of potential gifts for 7-year-old girls so you’re sure to find something that will suit the little girl you need to buy a gift for.