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Category: gift ideas
  • A Mighty Girl's round-up of the best last-minute deals on girl-empowering toys!

    In our final toy round-up of the season, we're helping out the last-minute shoppers: all of the girl-empowering toys featured in this blog post are currently on sale and still available in time for Christmas. From science sets to pretend play sets featuring popular characters like Princess Leia and Doc McStuffins, we've included a range of options to appeal to Mighty Girls' diverse interests. And, best of all, with free two-day shipping for Prime members, you still have time to have it under the tree on Christmas morning! Continue reading Continue reading

  • A Mighty Girl's top picks of clothing, toys, and book kits for book lovers of all ages!

    With all of the amazing girl-empowering books out there it might seem like book lovers are easy to buy gifts for, but what if you want to get them something other than more titles for their library? Fortunately, there’s a whole world of gift options to help your Mighty Girl — or the adult book lovers in your life — celebrate their love of books, literature, and reading.

    You could find the perfect literary-themed T-shirt or a beautiful book-themed poster. Maybe she’s crazy for a particular book character or she just loves to play with words and stories. This blog post will provide you with some inspiration for almost any reader, whether she’s still enjoying story time on Mom or Dad’s knee or she’s sharing her childhood favorites with a new generation of Mighty Girls.

    Of course, if you're looking for books to put under the tree, you can always find thousands of Mighty Girl titles for all ages in our Book Collection! Continue reading Continue reading

  • A Mighty Girl's top picks of empowering games for game lovers of all ages!

    Whether it’s an activity for a rainy or snowy day, or part of a weekly family game night, there’s nothing more fun than a good game! Card games, board games, video games, and logic games are great entertainment for one or more people and an excellent way to build a variety of skills, from spatial awareness to planning and strategy to social skills like taking turns.

    If you're looking for a great new game for someone on your gift list, we've included many unique options for all ages in our new blog post. In the five thematic sections below, we'll find a little bit of everything, from storytelling to puzzle solving, from solitaire games to games for teams. So get ready to get gaming!

    For even more games for kids of all ages, visit our Games Collection. For more girl-empowering toys of all varieties, check out our 2017 Girl Empowerment Holiday Gift Guide and our 2017 Holiday Guide blog series. Continue reading Continue reading

  • From science to superheroes to women's history, our favorite Mighty Girl socks for teens and adults!

    There are few things as much fun as a pair of unique, colorful socks! Mighty Girls — and the women they grow into — have a huge range of interests and talents, but those interests are often not reflected in the clothing options available to them.

    With that in mind, we're showcasing our favorite girl-empowering socks for teens and adults from our clothing collection. These high-quality socks represent a much larger array of interests that you'll find in most retail clothing sections, so you're sure to find a pair to suit any pair of feet. And, of course, they're perfect for small gifts or stocking stuffers!

    For our full selection of empowering socks, visit our Sock Collection. You can also find many more fun Mighty Girl stocking stuffers in our "Small But Mighty" Stocking Stuffers Collection. Continue reading Continue reading

  • From science to art to pretend play, our recommendations will help you pick the perfect toy for the special "big box".

    If your Mighty Girl is especially drawn to science, art, or something entirely different, it might be worth spending a larger portion of the holiday gift budget on one very special present that will allow her to delve deeply into that interest.

    In our new post, we recommend a number of toys perfect for filling the "big box," ranging from large-scale building sets that can be easily shared among siblings to dollhouses that will provide endless opportunities for imaginative play. While more expensive than the average disposable toy, the high-quality nature of these toys also means that they last for years to come — and be there to pass on to younger children in the future.

    For more girl-empowering toys of all varieties, check out our 2017 Girl Empowerment Holiday Gift Guide and our 2017 Holiday Guide blog series. Continue reading Continue reading

  • A Mighty Girl's top arts & crafts toys for creative Mighty Girls all ages!

    As many kids — and adults — know, there are few things as satisfying as expressing your creativity! Whether you're painting a picture, playing a song, or making something beautiful, arts and crafts inspire the maker as much as those who see them. And there's no better way to keep hands and minds busy if the weather is bad than with a fun new project!

    If you'd like to give the gift of creative play this holiday, we've collected some of our favorite arts and crafts toys and kits in this blog post. In the first section, we've featured toys and kits for drawing, painting, and sculpting; in the second part, we've shared our favorite fabric craft kits; and in the final section, we've showcased a variety of real and pretend play musical instruments for all ages. So take a look, and see what things your Mighty Girl could make by hand this holiday!

    For more girl-empowering toys of all varieties, check out our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide and our 2017 Gift Guide Blog Series. Continue reading Continue reading

  • A Mighty Girl's top picks of girl-empowering box sets and collections for children and teens!

    If there’s anything a reader loves more than a new book, it’s a great new series! A series is an excellent way to encourage kids' interest in reading as they get drawn into a story over several books — and, for those rabid readers, collections let them find out what happens to their favorite new character without having to wait for the next book to be released!

    Fortunately, there many book series featuring Mighty Girl characters, and, in this new post, we've highlighted our favorite girl-empowering collections for both children and teens. We've included a mix of Mighty Girl classics and recent releases — all of which will keep her busily reading to find out what happens next!

    If you're looking for more girl-empowering books for children and teens, check out our full book collection of over 2,500 titles.  Continue reading Continue reading

  • A Mighty Girl's top picks of building and engineering toys for inventive Mighty Girls from toddlers to teens.

    It starts the first moment an infant or toddler realizes that one block can balance on another block. Before you know it, building a tower to the sky (and making it crash down!) has become a favorite activity. For many kids, building toys remain favorites throughout childhood, with structures becoming more complex as kids' building skills advance. And once they can incorporate moving parts, budding engineers get to really explore all the incredible things they can put together!

    If you have an amateur architect or engineer on your hands, some intriguing new building toys make a great gift idea. By expanding the materials available for building, you can help kids develop useful skills like fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, planning, and spatial perception — and, of course, let them have a great time doing it! With that in mind, we've showcased our favorite building and engineering toys for kids from toddlers to teens in this blog post, with classic building toys featured in the first part and engineering sets featured in the final section. Whether they are interested in building with blocks, bricks, rods, and connectors, or experimenting with magnets, wedges, and more, there’s something here that will intrigue every child!

    Science lovers can also find plenty of empowering options in our blog post Wrapped up in Science: Top 60 Science Toys for Mighty Girls.
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  • A Mighty Girl's top picks of science toys for curious Mighty Girls of all ages!

    Kids are full of curiosity about how the world works, so why not give them a gift that helps them explore it? With a high-quality science kit or toy, kids can incorporate the wonder of the everyday world into their play. In fact, it's amazing how much they can learn that way!

    In this blog post, you'll find our favorite science toys and kits for curious kids of all ages, from toddlers to teens. In Part 1 of the post, you'll find a variety of chemistry and physics-themed toys, while in Part 2, you'll discover earth, sky, and space-themed toys. Whether you know a would-be star-gazer, a budding biologist, or an eager young geologist, there are options here that will fascinate them. And who knows? Play alongside them and you might just learn something new too.

    While this post showcases our favorite science toys and kits, you can find our top picks of building and engineering toys in our blog post Building Her Dreams: Top 75 Building Toys for Mighty Girls and our favorite programming and robotics toys in our blog post Top 25 Books & Programming Toys to Inspire Mighty Girl Coders. For more girl-empowering toys of all varieties, visit our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide.

    You can also discover many books about science-loving girls and women in our blog post, 60 Books to Inspire Science-Loving Mighty GirlsContinue reading Continue reading

  • Our top picks of girl-empowering gifts perfect for an Easter basket or anytime you're looking for a special small present!

    With Easter on its way, many members of our community are looking to fill their Mighty Girl's Easter basket with a few unique and empowering gifts — after all, chocolate bunnies and marshmallow chicks are fun, but the right inspiring toy or game could be a hit all year long! With that in mind, we've put together a selection of 50 of our favorite Easter gifts for Mighty Girls of all ages. From toddlers to teens, you'll find a variety of intriguing gift options that will encourage her interests — or foster a new one! — and all of them are affordably priced and small enough to fit into an Easter basket.

    If you don't find just the right thing in this blog post, our Girl Empowering Easter Gifts Collection has over 300 suggestions for your Mighty Girl to enjoy! Continue reading Continue reading

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