Gift Ideas for Girls - Give the Gift of Creativity this Christmas!

Lisa Colombera

Posted on December 10 2019

Gift Ideas for Girls - Give the Gift of Creativity this Christmas!

I had a moment of parenting pride this week as the family decorated our Christmas Tree.  When we realised that we did not have a star for the top of the tree, instead of wanting to run to the shop, my 10 year old daughter jumped up and said ‘I’ll make one!’.  She grabbed her 3D Art pen and made a wonderful unique star that will adorn the tree for years to come.  And so the creative Christmas preparation began, culminating in a truly unique and special Christmas Wreath made from recycled sandwich bags and old Christmas decorations.

 

It is so easy this time of the year, when the list is long and time is short, to fall into the ‘express consumption’ trap.  But it’s always worth looking up from the amazon cart for a moment and taking the time to create together! 

With 2 creative daughters, this Christmas I have spent many hours searching for  unique gifts to inspire their creativity. I have listed below my favourite creative Christmas gifts for girls – Happy Creating! 

  1. 3Doodler 3D Art pen - A simple tool that allows your imagination to go wild with no limits to create straight in the air - https://www.amazon.co.uk/3Doodler-Start-Essentials-Printing-Kids/dp/B01CL1FCRQ?ref_=ast_sto_dp&th=1&psc=1
  2. Make-your-own-neon-effect-sign – light up your child’s life with bendable neon string light! https://www.prezzybox.com/make-your-own-neon-effect-sign.aspx
  3. Lulu Jr. Illustory Book Making Kit - This is a must have gift for creative girls who like to write and illustrate stories. After your child has written and illustrated her story, simply send it in and receive a beautiful, printed copy of the book. Slight spoiler – they only deliver to the US at the moment https://www.lulujr.com/products/illustory/
  4. Crazy Forts - Create a "Cave" one day, an "Igloo", "Pirate Ship" or "Castle" the next ... put the pieces together in different configurations, cover with bedsheets and "voila!" https://store.hmv.com/store/merchandise/toys-games/crazy-forts-play-tent
  5. Roller Coaster Challenge - A fun STEM game using logic puzzles while also allowing for the creativity that stems from free-form building. https://www.thinkfun.co.uk/products/roller-coaster-challenge/
  6. Cool Maker Sew N' Style Sewing Machine - Any budding designer will love this sewing machine set, which includes everything you need to create and customise five amazing projects. Available at Argos www.argos.co.uk.
  7. Design MyTwirl - Creative a one-of-a-kind twirling dress from your child’s artwork. Purchase a Design MyTwirl gift voucher with their own unique code made up of their name and birthday, which arrives beautifully wrapped in a gift box, and on Christmas Day they can start creating the dress of their dreams! https://mytwirl.co.uk/collections/design-mytwirl

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