If you'd like to view A Mighty Girl's holiday toy recommendations by category or age, you can choose your area of interest on our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide main page or by using the filters on the left menu -- and for small gifts, check out our Small But Mighty Stocking Stuffers collection. These recommendations are just a small sample of the more than 2,500 girl-empowering toys featured on A Mighty Girl -- to browse the full selection, visit our Toy Collection.
GUND is ready to save the world with help from some of the DC Universe's most powerful superheroes -- like Wonder Woman! This 12" plush version of Anya the rabbit is dressed up as Wonder Woman; her accurate costume is sure to please comic book enthusiasts of all ages. As always, soft and high-quality plush ensures that this product will remain a favorite for years to come.
The littlest builders don't just stack blocks: they also toss, squeeze, and even chew them! These squishy plastic blocks are soft enough to be safe even in the hands of overenthusiastic kids, and the BPA-, lead-, and phthalate-free material means you don't have to worry if they end up in someone's mouth. Each block also features a different animal and a number from 1 to 10, all hand-sculpted. This set comes in a recycled plastic bag for easy storage.
There's so much to do on Maxim's EverEarth Garden Activity Cube! This activity box features six sides of activities to play with, including counting beads, spinning gears, a magnetic shape sorter, a peg maze, sliding pegs, and spinning shapes. And don’t forget the fun wire maze on top! The rubberwood construction and water-based paints make it a durable and eco-friendly toy, perfect for becoming a family favorite.
This is the ultimate grow-with-me tricycle! Convert it from a stroller to a steering trike, learn-to-ride trike, and then a classic trike. Quiet-ride tires provide a peaceful ride, even over bumpy sidewalks. Because it's so adjustable, kids can start using it as young as 9 months of age, and use it until they're ready for a two-wheeled bike. Plus, Radio Flyer's sturdy construction means it will really last all those years.
Fun, creative, and inspiring, the Mozart Magic Cube from Munchkin teaches how sounds combine to create eight Mozart masterpieces. With a touch of a button, this interactive cube lets your child add or subtract from any combination of five different instruments, including harp, French horn, piano, flute, and violin. Made with soft, rounded corners, it's easy and safe for baby to hold.
A cuddly stuffed doll in its own little pod! These 10" snuggle pod dolls from Manhattan Toy are made of super-soft plush and come with a satin-lined pod to to tuck them into -- your choice of a pea pod, a peanut, a bunny, or a bug. The embroidered features and compact size make them perfect as a first doll for toddlers and young preschoolers.
Get ready for some put-and-take play with this cheerful birdhouse from Manhattan Toy! This fun fill and spill toy features four colorful birds that all have different textures, and the easy-open roof and door on the house are perfect for tiny hands. Plus, parents will appreciate the soft, surface-washable fabrics.
Get them started building early with this 80-piece block set from Mega Bloks! These chunky blocks go together and come apart easily, so even young toddlers can play. The bright primary colors and fun shapes provide plenty of inspiration -- it won't be long before the towers are taller than they are! The included BPA- and PVC-free plastic storage bag has a handle for building fun on the go.
Introduce your little one to classical music with Baby Einstein's Ocean Orchestra. Two play stages grow with your baby: the Symphony mode entertains infants by playing a different instrument sound for each button, while the Composer mode for older babies and toddlers allows them to add and subtract instruments from a tune. Eight different classical melodies provide lots to love in this musical toy.
Put an eco-friendly spin on the classic shape sorter toy with this version from Green Toys! The eight colorful and lightweight shapes are easy to handle, with no rough or sharp edges, and the box has a unique design that allows it to be used closed or opened flat on the floor. Parents will love that it's made of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic -- and it's even dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.
Everyone's favorite forgetful -- and lovable -- fish is now available as this cuddly 17" plush! This plush Dory is made of super soft material in vibrant colors that are true to the movie. With her cheerful smile, she'll remind any fan that all you have to do is "just keep swimming!" You can also check out this 10" talking Dory plush which says 8 phrases from the movie.
The Ocean Wonders Soothe & Glow Seahorse is the perfect companion for your little one. With 8 lullabies, soft music and soothing sounds of the ocean, plus a soft glowing light, you'll create a peaceful environment perfect for bedtime!
Shake, rattle, and ring the bell! This four-piece baby band set from Hohner is suitable even for the youngest musicians. The set includes a mini rainbow shaker, a baby maraca, a baby rattle, and a cage bell. They're all made of BPA- and phthalate-free plastic and come in a handy carrying case for storage or musical fun on the go.
Blast off into outer space with this great rocket ship with two astronauts from Green Toys! This rocket has a detachable top capsule and astronauts with molded-on spacesuits, helmets, and dual-tank backpacks. The rocket's door opens into stairs to the main compartment, and the capsule includes clever details like knobs, gauges, and Green Toys' signature 8-track! Environmentally conscious parents will also love that it's made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic and packaged in recyclable packaging.
Little fans of Eric Carle will love playing with these stacking and nesting paperboard blocks that feature artwork from all their favorite books! Each block has a unique character, number, color, letter, and shape, and since they're open at the bottom kids can either stack them into a tower or nest them inside one another -- which also makes storing them a breeze.
Get ready to laugh and learn with this interactive globe from Fisher Price! Kids will learn everything from continents to animals to different greetings from around the world. Three levels of play ensure that this toy grows along with your child, from learning cause and effect by pressing buttons to hear sounds and music, to correctly responding to questions. Over 100 songs, sounds, and tunes make this an absorbing and educational toy that's sure to delight your toddler.
The traditional stacking toy gets a new spin with this toy from Fat Brain Toys! Each of the vibrant, dual-colored discs on this toy can spin down the center corkscrew pole all the way to the base, which can be set to either sit flat or wobble. Stack them and sort them and, for a grand finale, remove the base and watch all of them spin their way off! This unique toy will provide hours of stacking and spinning fun.
This best-selling five-piece band will get all the little ones involved in the fun of making music! Made by Hohner, a trusted brand, it includes three musical sound shapes, a mini-wave drum, and a toddler glockenspiel with safe mallet. All pieces are easy to hold and play, and materials are BPA-, lead-, and phthalate-free. Everything tucks away into the attractive storage box until you're ready for another musical day!
It's the cutest baby dragon ever! Poof the Lil' Dragon is ready to explore enchanted lands with your little one! This rocker has hidden squeakers, and it plays four original, educational, and fun songs too. A strong hardwood board built into his tail and secured to the rocker base to offer added support for the little dragon rider. Up, up, and away!
Who wouldn't want to take a spin on this adorable ladybug ride-on from Prince Lionheart? The Wheely Bug has multidirectional casters, making it easy to maneuver, and a sturdy wooden base that's built to take on even the roughest rider. It's easy to clean and soft to sit on, making it perfect for burning off extra energy indoors. Get ready for some fast, serious fun!
There's so much to learn with this piggy bank from Fisher Price! 10 colorful coins can be dropped in the slot, building counting and color recognition skills, while sing-along songs and sound effects teach concepts like large and small, animal names, and more. All kids love put-and-take play, so it's a natural for creating an entertaining learning toy!
Babies will love these pop beads with personality! These soft, toy bugs are designed just for chubby little hands. Baby will love snapping them together to form a string or circle, then popping them apart to explore each separate piece. She can squeeze them, squish them, and even safely teethe on them. Includes 9 pop-together bugs for hours of fun!
This beautiful solid wood drum from PlanToys is sure to be a hit! Tongues cut into the wooden drum head make different tones when struck by the mallet, so preschoolers can explore how the sound differs when they hit different parts of the drum. Kids will love the bright paint colors, while parents will love PlanToy's commitment to sustainable play: the drum is made out of organic rubber wood and finished with non-toxic, vegetable-based paints and stains.
ThinkFun's first toddler game is sure to be a hit! Toss the big plush die, match the color that comes up to an activity card, and get playing -- roar like a lion, stand on one foot, make a happy face, who knows what the challenge will be? This fun, cooperative game is perfect for kids as young as 18 months, and teaches the fun of game-playing without the competition. And when play-time is done, all the cards tuck in a zippered compartment in the die for easy storage.
Some friendly faces for your toddler's tub! These three floating turtles each have a different interactive component: one has a mirror, one has a rattle, and one has a ball to spin. Since no water enters these toys, you don't have to worry about drying them out after tub time is done. They're the perfect way to keep kids busy while you get them clean!
This friendly little dancer from Fisher Price is ready to encourage your kids to move and groove! Pressing Beatbo's tummy or feet activates fun songs, interesting learning content, and more. Beatbo will even allow kids or parents to record their voice and then remix it into a song. Three play modes that grow with your child ensure that Beatbo will keep toddlers and preschoolers active and having fun.
Push and roll with this adorable wheeled elephant from Green Toys! This friendly elephant has a built-in push handle and free-spinning wheels that make it easy to roar around the house. Parents will love Green Toys' commitment to the environment: all of their products are made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic and packaged in completely recyclable packaging. They're even dishwasher safe for easy cleaning!
Combine sports and learning with this great toy from VTech! Dunk a basket or score a soccer goal while the animated LED scoreboard tracks your progress. Buttons, gears, and pages provide additional activities and produce interesting sounds and music. Kids will keep active while learning about shapes, numbers, and more!
This cheerful snail is so much more than a pull toy! The shape sorting shell can be removed to use alone, or put back on the snail to tumble and spin as kids pull it along with them. The elastic-banded opening on the opposite side of the shell makes it easy to access the pieces when your child is ready, but ensures they don't fall out on the go. And like all Hape toys, the solid wood construction and child-safe finishes ensure you can feel good about putting it in the toy chest!
Watch the butterflies flutter as your little one pushes and pulls this toy! As the wheels turn, the butterflies start circling the flower; the faster she moves, the faster the butterflies go. Kids will love seeing what happens as they move, while parents will love that they're building their motor skills and coordination as they play. Plus, like all Hape toys, this one is made with solid wood and finished with non-toxic, child-safe finishes for a toy that's built to last.
Learning's a hoot with a sweet owl friend from Skip Hop! Your little ones will practice motor skills and develop hand eye coordination as they rock, stack and play. Each of the five unique play pieces offer intriguing details to explore, including some textured rubber for teething, and they're all BPA, PVC, and phthalate free.
Leaky pipes make for fun water play in the bathtub thanks to this set from Boon! Five suction cup pipes attach to the wall of the tub; use them separately and enjoy watching how the water runs through, or see if you can set it up so that the water passes through all five! Fun colors and interesting shapes will encourage exploration. Plus, parents will love that these BPA-free plastic pipes drain and dry completely between uses.
Comforting and adorable, the Twilight Turtle nightlight projects a complete starry night sky onto the walls and ceiling of any room, making night-time a little brighter -- and more fun! Choose from three soothing color options to create a magical, tranquil environment that helps children from age three and up to ease into restful sleep. It even has an auto shut-off and a 45 minute sleep timer.
Organic Farm Buddies plush toys are 14" tall, the perfect size for babies to hold and cuddle! They're handmade using all natural materials, like 100% certified organic cotton, corn fiber filling, and dyes; this makes them naturally hypoallergenic, so they are great for newborns and babies with allergies or sensitive skin. They come in a variety of different designs such as a cow, dog, chicken, cat, pony, and a pirate pig.
Great for building coordination and strength, the Soft Chime Garden encourages baby to reach, tug and bat. Featuring soft textures, ribbons, and friendly smiling faces, it provides baby with multi-sensory fun and encourages two-handed play. Complete with an attachment strap, the Soft Chime Garden easily attaches to a stroller or carrier bar for on-the-go fun!
These fun little bugs bring a new twist to the classic pop-up toy! Each friendly, colorful bug bobbles in its place, encouraging little ones to bat and wobble them. Push them down, and they lock into place; then babies use one of four developmental actions -- slide, pull, toggle, and turn -- to get them to pop back up. It's great for babies who have just learn to sit up, but we're betting older babies and toddlers will love this buggy toy too!
These soft fabric blocks with interesting 3D textures from Bright Starts are the perfect set of first blocks for stacking and tumbling! Each block features different patterns and characters, and they all rattle or jingle for extra sensory interest. Textures like crinkly fabric, knotties, and tags are fun to touch and easy to grab. You'll have a new appreciation for how much fun simple blocks can be!
Your child will fall in love with this wonderfully arranged Organic Veggie Set from Under the Nile, which also includes the crate! Great for pretend play and also helps to promote healthy eating habits and lifestyle in your child. Includes: Tomato, Green Bean, Carrot, Mushroom and Natural Wood Crate. Plus, you'll feel good knowing that Under The Nile is known for its natural, environmentally friendly toys and their support of a fair trade community.
Babies will love this unique rattle from Haba! This clutching toy features brightly colored wooden balls, strung together on a slightly stretchy string, so they can be manipulated into interesting shapes. It's easy to grasp, and the gentle sounds will delight little ones, while parents will like the solid beech wood and bright, non-toxic stains.
Deceptively simple and magically attractive, Bilibo's iconic shell shape and bright colors immediately appeal to children. Children find unlimited ways to play with Bilibos -- using them to rock in, spin in, hide under, sit on, tote with, and peek through. Bilibo provides hours of fun, indoors and out: at home, at the park, at the beach, in water, and even on snow.
This is one toy with many engaging sensory activities for the curious baby! The bright colors, bold patterns, and smiling Whoozit character will instantly capture their attention as they begin to explore the fun activities. Parents will appreciate the solid wood, heirloom feel to this classic activity toy, while babies will love the 3 colorful bead runs, rotating gears, baby safe mirror, gliding Whoozit character, and more.
These whimsical blocks from HABA are colorful on the outside and full of surprises on the inside! A bell, a prism, rattling beads, and a mirror are incorporated into these colorful beech wood blocks, incorporating sensory play into traditional block building fun. This unique set of blocks includes 16 pieces, all of which are finished with non-toxic, child-friendly paint, just in case. You'll be amazed at what your kids create with them!
Pounding on Hape's Pound and Tap Bench sends the balls tinkling over the xylophone. Pull out the keyboard and the xylophone can be played solo. Durable child safe paint finish and solid wood construction are hallmarks of Hape toys. Let the music begin!
Find Dory -- and a few of her friends -- in the bathtub with these fun bath toys! Dory, Nemo, and Squirt are all here, perfectly sized for little hands and textured to make them easy to hold. These colorful and cheerful squirt toys are sure to be popular with kids, while parents will love that they are BPA free. Don't forget to check out more bath toys in our Tub / Bath Toys Collection.
When we say Oball is "The Everybody Ball," we really mean it! A ball full of finger holes that is incredibly easy to catch, captivating to hold, safe to throw and so flexible they spring back after being stomped on repeatedly. Shiny, Smooth, Flexible, Durable and virtually Indestructible. The Oball... It's Catchy!
Most toddlers love pounding with a hammer! This Punch and Drop hammer toy from PlanToys includes three wood balls in different colors, a mallet, and a wood box with slots that are just large enough for hammering but just small enough to hold the ball without it falling through. It's a great way to develop hand-eye coordination -- and, of course, have some noisy hammering fun! All PlanToys products are made from organic rubber wood and finished with non-toxic, vegetable-based stains and dyes.
Now your Mighty Girl can have your very own Knuffle Bunny, modeled after the illustrations in Mo Willems' hilariously dramatic story! The soft velour fur and embroidered details make this toy suitable even for younger toddlers, while the 12" cuddly bean-filled body ensures it will be a favorite snuggling companion.
Sophie the Giraffe is a classic teething toy for a reason! Her spots provide visual stimulation; her squeak will make your baby laugh; and her flexible, phthalate- and BPA-free body provides lots of texture to soothe sore gums. Your Mighty Girl will love having her own Sophie!
Play fun games in a bright and cheerful town with the Alex Jr. My Busy Town Activity Cube. Visit neighborhood shops, play with animals, and follow wandering paths by using peek-a-boo doors, curvy wire mazes, spin-and-match animals, turn-and-learn ABC tiles, and racing vehicle rollers. With five sides of discovery and fun, the curiosity and exploration never end!
These embossed alphabet blocks from Uncle Goose will look familiar -- they're patterned after wood blocks from the beginning of the 20th century! 28 blocks in this set feature beautifully crafted and painted letters, animal pictures, numbers and math symbols, for a total of four complete alphabets and lots of additional play options. These Michigan-made blocks are painted using non-toxic, vividly colored inks for the perfect finishing touch.
Get your little one toddling with this classic walker wagon from Radio Flyer! It's stable enough to support new walkers, and the front bumper helps protect furniture once your toddler starts roaring around. Most toddlers love fill and spill play, and the large capacity of this walker wagon will let them move their favorite toys wherever they want to go. Plus, parents will love the nostalgic solid wood and bright red paint job.
Let kids explore their world with this fun activity center from Fisher Price! By working the various buttons, switches, and other activities on the four panels, kids will trigger over 200 different sounds. A big arch in the middle invites newly mobile kids to try crawling through. With more than 20 activities and four sides of fun, this is the perfect toy to take kids from sitting to creeping to crawling!
This might be the world's greenest emergency vehicle! Green Toys' Fire Truck has a roof ladder that pivots 360 degrees, and two removable side ladders to let your fire fighters get to every nook and cranny of a building. Kids will love that it's sturdy enough for the toughest indoor or outdoor adventures; parents will love that it's made of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic, and that it's dishwasher safe for easy cleanup!
The Galloping Zebra cart from Hape helps toddlers by becoming a guide for walks across the room or trips down the sidewalk. Children practice their balance and fill and empty the cart of their toys or give rides to their favorite playthings. This balanced walker provides a sturdy base for pulling up, and a unique design that makes pushing a breeze. Plus, parents will love the quality wood construction and the non-toxic, child-safe finishes.
Six graduated cups, dozens of possibilities for bath and play time! Scoop and pour water, build towers by turning upside down or just sort sizes to nest. These cups are colorful and fun and teach basic counting and math concepts. And like all Green Toys, they're made in the US out of recycled milk plastic with no BPA, PVC, phthalates or external coatings.
Wrap your baby in this beautiful organic bundler from Baby Soy, and know that you're supporting a good cause in the process! This lovely bundler is made of a soft organic cotton / rayon from bamboo blend, and comes in versions featuring many animals, including lynx, mala, marmot, and rabbit. Reversible hand mitts can be used to prevent scratches from little nails. Best of all, a portion of proceeds will be donated to the Jane Goodall Institute!
Little engines can do big things! The Fisher-Price Thomas with Track lets kids ride right in your living room. Fun styling, Thomas phrases and sounds, and toddler-friendly features will have them hopping aboard every chance they get. The push-button control switches make it easy for little ones to master, and the included track lets kids as young as 12 months old ride around (and around) before they're ready to drive around on their own.
LEGO for the little kids! Even toddlers can build cool things with DUPLO's Deluxe Box of Fun. 95 classic and special DUPLO pieces are included, including a variety of brightly-colored bricks, a wagon base, window and door elements, and even some animal friends. You'll love watching their imaginations soar as they get building.
Vroom, vroom! Zoom around town in your very own vehicle designed with the help of Lego Duplo's creative cars set. The 40 colorful pieces in this set include 3 wheeled bases and a variety of vehicle elements including spoilers, specialize parts like a hose and a crane, and a decorated window. Duplo bricks are specially sized to be easy and safe for little hands, so even toddlers can get in on the building fun!
Animals are so much fun -- especially when you can mix and match their parts to create your own imaginary creature! This Duplo set features 25 pieces that allow you to build five different animals, each with their own distinctive color scheme. Then, get creative and see what you come up with! Duplo bricks are specially sized for little hands to make them safe and easy to assemble. They're the perfect introduction to the world of building.
If your toddler can walk, your toddler can ride a Strider balance bike! With no pedals or training wheels, your toddler powers the balance bike using their feet safely on the ground, allowing them to learn to balance a bike at their own pace. The SPORT version of the Strider bike includes seats suitable for both toddlers and preschoolers, so your child can get years of use out of this bike.
Give your baby or toddler a soft, bright place to play with this giant play mat from Hape! At 70 by 59 inches, it provides plenty of room for tummy time, crawling, or toddler play. This colorful mat is reversible, with letters and numbers on one side and a whimsical animal theme on the other. Plus, parents will love that the BPA-free PE foam makes it easy to roll for storage and simple to wipe clean.
Two iconic female superheros in one package! From Fisher-Price's DC Super Friends line come these chunky, easy-to-handle 2.5" Wonder Woman and Batgirl figures, perfect for toddlers and young preschoolers to enjoy some imaginative superhero play.
Give the abacus a new twist with this alphabet version from Hape! The wooden pieces feature letters and numerals on one side, and words on the other. All of the pieces feature bright, colorful images to make them appealing to explore. Plus, parents will love that it's made from FSC certified maple, rubberwood, and Baltic birch and finished with child-safe inks and paints.
This beautiful jumbo laminated map from eeBoo is great for teaching kids their place in the world! Vivid colors and side illustrations of additional details about our world, like cloud formations, the wonders of the world, and even our place in the solar system, allow you to expand your discussion from geography to other sciences.
The doctor is in with B.'s Dr. Doctor kit! This set features 9 doctor tools that fit right inside the case with easy carry handle. It includes a stethoscope with sound, a beeper with light and sound, an otoscope, a blood pressure cuff, ouchless tweezers, a say "Ah!" mirror, a safe syringe, just-as-safe scissors, and a thermometer. Lights and sounds require 2 AAA batteries, not included.
The City Skyway playset is 3 feet of towering, racing fun! Little People Koby and Tessa zoom down the different tracks in their cars, all the way down from the top. The middle ramp even ends with an impressive jump! This fun set also comes with a working crane, a parking meter, a gas pump, and a moving gate. Kids will love this giant set.
Get ready for a drive through the city! There are plenty of roads to take and sights to see on this durable play carpet. Kids will drive past a hospital, fire station, post office and more. The roads are well sized for most play vehicles and the material is tough enough to stand up to both indoor and outdoor use. A non-skid backing adds extra safety while kids play! It's the perfect backdrop for all of her city adventures.
Eddie and Aunt Zoe are off for a day of camping! Roll this camper from Fisher Price along the ground, and you'll hear fun sounds and a camping song. Then, once you get to the campsite and open it up, even more sounds and songs appear. Kids can roleplay outdoor activities like fishing and campfires, then tuck everything neatly inside the camper for easy storage. It's a great way to let kids enjoy the great outdoors all year long!
This beautiful tent from Haba is an inspiring play space! It's free-standing, with a built-in floor mat, but can be folded down flat when it's time to clean up. It's also perfect for letting preschoolers "camp" inside. The whimsical design is fun for kids, and parents will like that the large interior space allows them to join in the play -- when invited, of course!
Celebrate the women, past and present, who've changed the world by defying convention! This shirt features the famous quote by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and is available in a rainbow of colors and sizes for the whole family, from infant bodysuits to adult and adult plus size T-shirts. Long-sleeved versions and hoodies are also available, making this the perfect gift idea for any Mighty Girl or woman in your life.
Pay tribute to 27 inspiring women of history with these beautiful posters from Catherine and Sarah Satrun of the Satrun Twins' Art Shop! Two colorful posters feature a diverse group of women from both past and present. From authors to astronauts, scientists to suffragists, there are plenty of role models on these posters to discuss with the kids in your life. At 11" by 17", these posters are perfect for framing and display.