Even though we want to believe our little girls will stay little forever, we have to face the fact that they are growing up. At the age of ten, they are more consistent with their likes and dislikes, so choosing her a toy isn’t always easy. She is on her way to becoming a teenager, and it is important to prepare her for it gently to make the awkward transition from tween to teen as comfortable and exciting as possible.
Now is the perfect time to introduce her to coming-of-age books that deal with tween or teenage issues, STEM learning toys that will further her educational development, and age-appropriate toys to foster her social skills and make her feel like she is part of her peers.
If you are struggling to find toys for your little girl growing up, you have come to the right place, and you are definitely not alone. This article will provide you with an exciting list of games, books, and toys that are perfect for ten-year-old girls.
Toys For 10-Year-Old Girls Under $25
Add some magic to her life with this beautiful roll of 100 LED fairy lights! They are not the usual fairy lights you buy at the shop; these are way more special and exciting.
She can change the colors of the lights to sixteen different colors with remote control. The wire is made from high-quality silver copper, and they are flexible enough for her to shape them any way she wants.
She can bunch them up and put them under a glass dome, she can hang them on her wall, or she can twist them around her bedposts and headboard to create a bedroom that is fit for a princess.
She can use the remote to change the lights to 13 different display modes and five brightness levels.
The modes include flash, fade, chase or jump; these can be set for 6 hours at a time. The lights are portable, waterproof, and can be used indoor or outdoor. The lights come with an IP44 waterproof battery box. Batteries are not included.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Break Open 10 Premium Geodes
Let your ten-year-old girl discover the magical world of crystals! This magnificent National Geographics set of Geodes will definitely spark a passion for crystals and geology.
The set includes ten hand-selected geodes that she can break open with to reveal a variety of crystals. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activity is great for fun discovery and science.
She will learn how geodes form different kinds of crystals, and the beautiful and colorful 16-page learning guide will provide her all the information she needs.
The geodes included range from the size of a ping-pong ball to a tennis ball, and she will have so much fun cracking them open to see what’s inside! Make science fun for your little girl and share the excitement with her.
Sleepover Party – The Party You Play – Activity Game for Kids
Every girl in the world loves a good girl’s night sleepover with her friends! The Sleepover Party game is the perfect entertainment for such an occasion. It includes over 200 activities, stunts, and performances (40 Party Cards, 75 Work It Cards, 85 Act It Cards, a spinner, and easy-to-follow instructions).
The girls must do fun, silly things like making bazaar sounds and pretending to be a mirror. The rules of the game are easy to follow to ensure lots of laughs.
The game requires three or more players to play dice, word, party, card, survey, trivia, or pop culture games. They will have so much silly and outrageous fun for hours!
Life is a Doodle Girls Diary with Lock
It does not matter how old they are; every girl needs a diary to keep her secrets safe. This lovely water-colored journal is made of high-quality PU leather, and the paper is thick enough to prevent any leak through to the other side.
The journal comes with a pretty pencil pouch, a sparkly pen, and a beautiful silver bracelet. The diary comes with 300 pages that are blank at the back and lined in the front.
She can use it as a daily journal, a secret diary, a gratitude journal, or even a prayer journal. We love this diary because it has a combination lock allowing her to keep her secrets safe and protected. Shh, it’s a secret!
Toys For 10-Year-Old Girls Under $50
Nancy Drew Starter Set
Nancy Drew is still the best girl detective in town! She is a teenage detective and a beloved cultural figure. The starter box set includes the first five books of the 50+ books in the series, namely;
- Sleepover Sleuths
- Scream for Ice Cream
- Pony Problems
- The Cinderella Ballet Mystery
- The Case of the Sneaky Snowman
Foster her love for reading by introducing her to the magnificent and exciting set of Nancy Drew Books.
Alien Girls Foldable Headphones
Your daughter is at an age where she is starting to like listening to music. These cute girly headphones are the perfect toy to allow her to listen to her favorite tunes and block out the world.
She can use it with a tablet, laptop, smartphone, computer, Chromebook MP3 and MP4 player, and other compatible audio devices. The headphones feature a built-in microphone, volume, and remote control to select her favorite track and turn it up as loud as she wants.
The headphones are foldable, making them easy to take with her anywhere she goes. It also features noise isolation to block out any external noises and sounds.
The strong, 47” braided cable is really cool because it can’t break, twist or kink under normal circumstances. The headphones come with a 1-year warranty.
MasterChef Junior Baking Kitchen Set
Most of us are fascinated with the cooking competition show MasterChef, and we can even purchase a whole range of their cookware. At ten, your daughter will be ready to start cooking alongside you, studying your every move, and helping with anything she can.
So, why not make her culinary experience exciting by using her very own MasterChef Junior Baking Kitchen Set? The set will encourage her to help her mommy out in the kitchen, and she will have tons of fun as she develops her cooking skills.
The set includes four silicone baking cups, a liquid measuring cup, a spatula, a mixing bowl, a rolling pin, and four dusting guards. It also comes with three unique recipe cards and a blank recipe card to create her own recipe.
This set is great for learning how to bake, and it will also improve her math skills as she measures all her ingredients.
Designed by You Fashion Studio
Ten-year-old girls are becoming more and more aware of what they wear. They are developing their own style, and mom doesn’t need to select her outfits anymore.
This ultimate DIY Designer Kit is a wonderful tool to teach her about fashion, and who knows, she may be a future fashion designer?! The 50+ piece set includes a miniature lace-covered mannequin, a sketchbook, a swatch booklet, measuring tape, scissors, ribbons, trims, embellishments, fabric samples, and other tools.
She can learn all the basics of making beautiful clothes from her creative imagination to the sketch pad to the creation. The kit shows her how to sketch designs with a marker on her sketchpad and allows her to test her basing, pinning, and draping fabric designer skills.
No complicated sewing is required, and the illustrated step-by-step instructions teach her all she needs to know.
Kids Waterproof Camera with Video Recorder
There is nothing better than swimming and splashing around in the pool with your friends in the summer. However, capturing memories with your phone’s camera can end in disaster.
With the Kids Waterproof Camera with Video Recorder, her phone can stay out of harm’s way, and she can take as many pictures as she wants of her having fun with all her friends. She can record videos and take pictures as deep as 33ft underwater.
The camera is perfect for taking on snorkeling expeditions or river adventures. The camcorder has 1080P HD, a 1.77″ IPS screen, and it can take over 2000 photos. It also features six funny picture frames, a time-lapse photo function, and seven different filter effects.
She can use the video camera continuously for one hour. The package includes a lanyard, an 8 GB memory card, a helmet mount, and a bicycle mount.
Kids Beginner Microscope
View on If your ten-year-old girl is a scientist at heart, she will love the Beginner Microscope. It comes with 52 accessories, including a petri dish, brine shrimp eggs, collecting vials, and plastic slides.
The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning toy teaches her about microscopes, biology, and making her own slides. The microscope comes with easy-to-follow instructions.
The microscope features high magnification with a monocular viewing head with mirror illumination, LED light, and a built-in color filter wheel. The turret provides 120x, 240x, 300x, 480x, 600x, and 1200x magnifications. Give your little girl the gift of science!
OSMO – Detective Agency
OSMO has done it again! Their amazing award-winning learning games just keep getting better and better! The OSMO Detective Agency Kit allows children to use a Fire Tablet or an iPad and hand-held pieces to bring this game to life!
The set includes a map holder, four double-sided maps, a magnifying glass, and the Detective Agency game app. The game is compatible with the following devices;
- All iPads except Generation 1, 2, 3
- An iPad Reflector 2021 is required for the: iPad Air 4, iPad Pro 11” and iPad Pro 12.9.”
- The minimum iOS version that is required is iOS 10
- Fire Tablets: 8th Generation Fire HD 8, 9th Generation Fire 7, and 9th Generation Fire HD 10, Fire HD 8 10th Generation (2020), and Fire HD 10 11th Generation (2021)
The Fire Tablet and OSMO Base are not included, but they are required for the game. This awesome game requires children to use the magnifying glass to search for different landmarks around the globe and broaden their knowledge of the world’s culture, geography, and history.
Your little girl will learn observation, listening, critical thinking, and mystery-solving detective skills! The game has different levels ranging from beginner to expert.
Circle Society Classic Adjustable Indoor and Outdoor Children’s Roller Skates – Classic Pink Vanilla
Move aside scooters and bikes and make way for the Circle Society Classic Roller Blades. It is true what they say, a classic will never go out of style, and this revamp of the popular ’70s, and 80’s rollerblades can prove that!
These lovely adjustable roller skates can grow with their roller with an easy push-button feature. It features a reinforced boot (figure style) made of highly durable synthetic leather, and the awesome girly vanilla and pink design are perfect for ten-year-old girls.
The 54mm smooth-rolling urethane wheels (with ABEC 1-sealed bearings) can be used indoor or outdoor. The skates have dual front brakes to make stopping easy, and the maximum weight the skates can handle is 125lbs.
The roller toy encourages children to get outside and exercise. It also improves their balance and gross motor skills.
Toys For 10-Year-Old Girls Under $100
Goosebumps Horrorland Collection (18 Volume Set) by R. L. Stine
Children have to experience the scary adventures of the Goosebumps book at some time or another in their lives! Your ten-year-old girl is at the right age to explore the scary series and share all the ghost stories with her friends! This set of Goosebumps books includes titles such as;
- Revenge of the Living Dummy
- Creep from the Deep
- Monster Blood for Breakfast
- The Scream of the Haunted Mask
- Dr. Maniac vs. Robby Schwartz
- Who’s Your Mummy
- My Friends Call Me Monster
- Say Cheese and Die-Screaming
- Welcome to Camp Slither
- We Have Strange Powers
- Escape from HorrorLand
- The Streets of Panic Park,
- When the Ghost Dog Howls
- Little Shop of Hamsters
- Heads, You Lose
- Weirdo Halloween
- Wizard of Ooze
- Slappy NewYear
- The Horror at Chiller House
Goosebumps HorrorLand by R.L. Stine is the best-selling horror series for children, and readers will also find themselves unable to escape the scariest theme park on the planet! The set is an absolute must-have addition to their growing library!
Happy Atoms Magnetic Molecular Modeling Set By Thames & Kosmos
Introduce your ten-year-old girl to the basics of chemistry with the 2017 KAPi Silver Award-winning set, Happy Atoms. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning kit teaches the differences between fifty atoms by combining physical and digital play.
The free Happy Atoms app will show her how to build various molecules and provide additional information on each one. The 17-atom set includes the following atoms;
- 1 x NA
- 8 x H
- 3 x C
- 2 x O
- 1 x cl
The app allows her to scan, build and identify molecules and teaches her about atoms, chemistry, and bonding. The app is available for iOS, Kindle, and Android devices.
LOL Surprise Bigger Surprise with 60+ Surprises
Girls just love collecting things, especially if their friends are collecting the same things as they are. The LOL Surprise Bigger Surprise is probably one of the most exciting toys you can give a ten-year-old girl. It comes with over sixty cool, never before seen surprises, including;
- 2 x Limited edition LOL Surprise dolls (each with seven surprises)
- 1 x Limited edition LOL Surprise pet (with seven surprises)
- 1 x Limited edition LOL Surprise Lil sister (with five surprises)
- 12 x Plastic hairstyles
- 6 x Brush able hairstyles
- 6 x Face masks
- 10 Additional accessories
- 1 x Spyglass,
- 1 x Sticker LOL
It is the ultimate fun unboxing experience, and the carrying case becomes a purse where she can keep all her collectibles safe. She can play and swap LOL items and accessories with her friends.
Wacom Intuos S Tablet For Digital Doodling
If your ten-year-old girl loves to draw, this activity will take her skills and creativity to a whole new level! The tablet allows her to experiment with digital art, and the drawing tablet can connect to any computer.
Using the stylus, she can draw any image with an impeccable degree of precision, and it introduces her to the wonderful and magical world of graphic design.
The pen is comfortable to draw with for long periods, and the tablet comes with Corel Painter Essentials 7.
LEGO Friends Summer Fun Water Park
Let’s go to the waterpark! This 1001-piece LEGO Friends Summer Fun Water Park set is the perfect building toy for a ten-year-old girl and will keep her playing for hours. The excitement of having first to build the water park before she can begin the adventure will keep her engaged and focused!
LEGO Friends Olivia, Emma, and Stephanie (miniature building figures) are ready to join in the fun water adventure. Pinky, the flamingo, is also in for the adventure, and Mason, the lifeguard, is watching out for any danger and keeping everybody safe!
There is even an ice cream van filled with ice cream for all the swimmers to enjoy. This is such a lovely LEGO set that allows her to use her imagination as she plays pretend. Building the water park develops her fine motor skills and requires her to focus as she follows the instructions. Once she has completed building the water park, it measures 12” high, 12” wide, and 7” deep.
Toys For 10-Year-Old Girls $100+
GraviTrax XXL Starter Set Marble Run
This exhilarating, 242-piece GraviTrax XXL Marble Run Starter Set is brilliant! It uses magnets, tracks, and special pieces to create a fun run rollercoaster for marbles! It is a best-selling construction activity that teaches her about the laws of physics.
The kit comes with nine ready-to-go track instructions so she can start building her marble run right away.
The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) construction set will encourage her to think strategically, improve her fine motor skills, and most importantly, she will have an absolute blast!
Sisigad Hoverboard Self Balancing Scooter
Your ten-year-old girl will love this toy! This futuristic hoverboard is self-balancing as it detects any changes in the weight of the rider and the center of gravity and levels it out.
The board has Li-ion batteries, dual hub motors, quick-charging, and the 6.5″ wheels are made from high-quality rubber, offering a smooth riding experience. She can move at a speed of six miles per hour, and the board also features Bluetooth and a built-in speaker (wireless).
She can connect it to her portable audio device and listen to audiobooks or music (without earphones or headphones) while she cruises along. The board also features a unique LED light.
The toy encourages outdoor play and helps to develop gross motor and balancing skills. The board meets UL2272 standards and safety measures. The maximum weight recommendation is 260lbs. Do not exceed the weight limit.
Anki Cozmo – Collector’s Edition
Cozmo is the most adorable robot friend your ten-year-old daughter could ever have. He can throw tantrums when he loses, play games with her, and just look how cute and friendly he is!
The robot can be coded using the starter Cozmo app, which is available for Android or iOS. When she gets the hang of coding, she can level up to a more advanced app.
Cozmo, with his cool gunmetal body and quirky personality, is like something out of a science-fiction movie and will make a very loyal friend to your little girl. She can use Explorer Mode to challenge Cosmo and to see the world through his robot eyes. She will never ever be lonely again!
Now that your little girl has hit the double-digit milestone, she is refining her interests and growing into herself a little more each day. She is also becoming more social, and friendships are becoming more important than ever in the past.
Toys and activities should foster her passions and interests and introduce her to new and exciting ones. Her reasoning and abstract thinking are developing rapidly, making it the best time to strategically plan which toys and games you should expose her to.
Girls at this age can do complicated activities independently without having to have you right next to them. This is why it is important to buy her all sorts of STEM learning toys and games to help further her educational development.
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