Nine year old girls are just entering the tween stage. They still enjoy general play. However, their interests are also expanding. They are starting to be concerned about appearing grown up. They like to socialize with their friends, and they are influenced by their friends. We have included a variety of suggestions so that you can find some ideas for your nine year old, wherever she is on the tween path.
LOL Surprise Dolls are collectible dolls packaged in a ball shape. As the ball is unwrapped, various items are revealed. There are three layers in these LOL Surprise Dolls. The doll’s identity is the last surprise that will be revealed. There are 45 dolls in this series, and they have interchangeable accessories. This set of six LOL Surprise Dolls Lil Sisters is from the Series 2 — Lets Be Friends dolls. The six dolls include three from Wave 1 and three from Wave 2. So, there will be a selection of different dolls. The dolls are cute, have a bit of an attitude, and are fashionable. So a nine year old in the tween stage will still like them. She can also trade with her friends to complete her collection.
Watch Ya’ Mouth is a game for three to ten players age eight and up. Players divide into teams. A player from each team puts a cheek retractor in their mouth, and tries to say a phrase. Their teammates must guess what they are saying. In the Family Edition, there are 143 phrase cards. Additional retractors and packs of phrase cards can be bought separately. Retractors are FDA-approved, and CE-certified. They can be washed in the dishwasher on the top shelf. Your nine-year-old and her friends will find this game hysterically funny.
Bears vs Babies is a card game for two to five players ages ten and up. It has a playmat and 107 cards. The goal is to draw cards and build a monster with limbs, a hat, and weapons. Then, you need to defeat an army of babies. If your monster eats the most babies, you win. It requires some luck and some strategy, and it is quirky enough to appeal to a nine year old and her friends.
This is a fun item for a nine year old who wants to add some temporary strips of color to her hair. It has five hair chalk pens in pink, purple, orange, blue, and green. It can be used by anyone with any hair color. Just apply as directed to dry hair. It can be easily shampooed out. The kit also includes a hair beading tool, 24 metallic beads, and 24 hair elastics. It is recommended for ages eight and up.
This Pink Razor A Kick Scooter with streamers, decals, and a bell is perfect for a nine year old girl. Made with aircraft-grade aluminum, the adjustable T-tube handlebar and deck folds, so it can be put in a bag or carried at the side. It has 98-millimeter inline-style urethane wheels, a wheelie bar, rear fender brake, and a springless shock system. It measures 26″ x 13.5″ x 34″ and weighs five pounds. It is recommended for ages five and up with a maximum weight of 143 pounds. It is available in clear/black, blue, pink, red, and green, and has a six-month warranty.
The Nerf Rebelle Secrets and Spies 4Victory Blaster has four darts that can be loaded at one time so that shots can be taken in quick succession. The Nerf darts are safe, and no one gets soaked by a squirt gun or messy from a paintball gun. The darts can travel up to 75 feet, and one dart can hold a secret message. It also has a decoder to help decipher secret messages. The 4Victory Blaster comes with a holster so your nine year old can have it within easy reach.
Encourage your nine year old to explore and develop some STEM skills with this fun, advanced, 1,124 piece LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster for eight to 12 year olds. The set includes the roller coaster with four carriages, a Ferris wheel, a drop tower, four Lego people, and additional accessories. The roller coaster has four carriages and measures 1″ high x 6″ long x 1″ wide. The track is 27″ long. The Ferris wheel is 12″ high x 11″ wide x 4″ deep. The drop tower is 12″ high x 4″ wide x 2″ deep. This set is compatible with all other Lego sets, so your nine year old can use her imagination to expand this set.
Penguins on Ice is a solitaire puzzle with 60 different challenges that range from easy to complex. The puzzles will help your nine year old develop spatial reasoning and logical thinking skills. The puzzle consists of a frame and five sets of five connected blocks of ice with a penguin on one block of ice in each set. The shape of each set can be shifted, which will be necessary to solve the 60 different challenges. The challenges provide an image of where the penguins should be on the board. Then, your nine year old will have to arrange the five sets of ice blocks with the penguins in the correct position on the board to solve the challenge. Like all puzzles, it will provide your nine year old with a feeling of accomplishment when she solves each challenge.
This VTech Kidizoom DUO Selfie Camera can switch between front and rear lenses. The front camera has 1600 x 1200 pixels. The rear camera has 640 x 480 pixels. It offers 4x digital zoom, dual view finders, 2.4 TFT color screen, built-in auto flash, and photo optimization that allows the camera to take multiple photos at one time and save the best image. It takes videos and offers five voice changing effects.
With 256 MB of built-in memory that is partly used by the programming, it will hold a lot of pictures. The memory can be expanded from 1 GB to 32 GB with the purchase of microSD or microSDHC card. It uses four AA batteries and has a three minute automatic shut-off to preserve battery life. A USB cable is included for file transfers. It is available in pink, blue, and camouflage, and it comes with a wrist strap. There are also five built-in games with parental controls that limit play time or completely disable the games. It measures 6.4″ x 3.6″ x 2.3″ and is intended for children three to nine years old. This would be a great first camera for your nine year old.
Your nine year old and her friends will have lots of fun with this karaoke machine. The top-loading CD player plays CDs and CDs + graphics. It offers Bluetooth and Line In to connect to your electronic devices, or, to scroll lyrics, connect it to your TV with the RCA output jacks. It has an LED display with a Disco Lighting Effect with dimmer settings. It comes with one microphone but has two jacks for singing duets. There is a built-in speaker and balance, echo, and auto voice controls. It measures 8.7″ wide x 8.5″ long x 13.1″ high and weighs seven pounds.
The Osmo Creative Set offers three activities. With Monster, your nine year old will draw on the white board and her drawing will become part of Mo’s next story. With Newton, your nine year old can solve physics problems by drawing on the white board. With Masterpiece, photographs are converted to line drawings and your nine year old can practice drawing them. You need the Osmo base to connect your iPad or iPhone. The set includes the Creative Board, six dry erase markers, and a fuzzy eraser pouch. It is recommended for children from four to 12 years old.
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You’ll find that the guides below have toys that have been specifically designed and developed to match your child’s physical, emotional and cognitive abilities. I hope these guides provide you with all the inspiration you need to get your child gift idea spot on!