The 8 Best Gifts to Buy for Toddler Girls in 2018

Delight her with the perfect present for her age

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She’s a total sweetheart, so when it comes time to gift your one to three-year-old girl, ensure she gets something that’s tailored to this special phase she’s in.

Featuring a range of toys, tech items, and cute accessories, we’ve rounded-up a fun variety of options to give to your toddler girl. All with top-rated reviews, these items are sure to bring her that extra dose of delight she deserves for all her days ahead.

Take a look below at some of these products:

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    Best Overall: LeapFrog My Own Leaptop

    Help your little one reinforce important vocabulary and learning skills with this interactive laptop. The LeapFrog My Own Laptop is an award-winning electronic for toddlers, so you can't go wrong!

    Featuring a large screen with 26 fun critter animations, she can learn all of the essentials (the ABC’s, music & rhythm, literacy, and animals) as she dances along to 16 songs and melodies on her new device. With an option to customize her Leaptop with her own name, your little girl will quickly fall in love with her new toy, and will learn new many new skills in the process. 

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    Best Budget: Melissa & Doug Food Groups Wooden Pieces and Crates

    Feed her imagination in a game of grocery store “pretend.” This set includes 21 hand-painted solid wood food pieces to help shop for her next recipe — just like Mom and Dad. The ensemble also comes with four wooden crates to make sorting and carrying her treats easy. She’ll love all of the creative ways she can put together a meal, while you’ll love her learning all about nutrition, color sorting, and grouping in the process. Consider it an educational way for her to spend her playtime, that’s also happened to be very entertaining for you, too.

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    Best Splurge: LEGO DUPLO All-in-One-Pink-Box-of-Fun

    Introduce her to the world of LEGOs with a set that’s totally approved for her. This All-in-One-Pink-Box-of-Fun features all of the items she needs to work on her building skills — while learning some counting abilities in the process. Complete with a signature pink LEGO brick carrying case, and she can tote her new possessions around wherever her plans take her. Making this the perfect on-the-go toy to keep her educated and occupied, which is definitely a win/win for you!

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    Best for Motor Skills: LeapFrog Shapes And Sharing Picnic Basket

    Improve her fine motor skills as she sorts, matches and uses her imagination with this fun picnic basket set. She can set it up at home or take her to the park to play and have fun while she's also learning.

    Best for children six to 36 months, this set's basket lights up and plays music each time the lid is open. She'll have service for two with the 14-pieces included—making it a perfect Mommy and me date for the two of you. 

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    Best Accessory: Chiffon 4.5in Hair Bows

    She loves dressing up, so bring that joy to her day-to-day with the Chiffon 15-Piece Hair Bow Set. She’ll love her new collection almost as much as coordinating all of her prettiest dresses to her bows.

    Each item is made from a high quality grosgrain ribbon and attached to an alligator clip for easy application. Once in place, the design of the fastener helps keep it securely in her hair for all of her activities ahead. With so many colors to choose from, she’ll have a full range of fun picking new ones to wear. Just be sure to have that camera handy for all the cuteness that’ll ensue!

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    Best Athletic: Micro Kickboard Mini Scooter

    Put her extra energy to good use with this hot pink mini scooter. It's the highest-rated scooter for toddlers (and for good reason), as it will give your toddler hours of fun and exercise!

    The Micro Kickboard features three wheels, a low deck, and two large handles. The large handles are easy to grip, so she won't have any trouble steering. Parents will love that this scooter is virtually noiseless, and smooth-gliding wheels won't scratch the floors. Safety certified by the CPSC, the Micro Kickboard is safe for children up to 44 pounds. Just make sure that she wears a properly fitting helmet and knee pads. 

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    Best for Bath: TOMY Bath Foam Cone Factory Toy

    Make bath time more fun for you and your little one! With the TOMY Bath Foam Cone Toy, kids will be able to engage in a collaborative game of making their own pretend ice cream, right from the comfort of their tub. To use, simply have them add a few drops of bathwater to the top of the easy-mount ice cream machine, then pull the lever and watch in delight as their ice cream grows to full form. Don’t forget to finish it off with pretend sprinkles on top!

    The set comes complete with a factory, three easy-rest cones, three tops, and a sprinkle shaker. Consider it a “sweet” gift to make their nighttime routine more enjoyable—which is a treat for you both!

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    Best Book: Dear Zoo, A Lift-the-Flap Book

    Keep the tradition of bedtime stories going with a toddler-approved book that’s sure to capture her attention. Dear Zoo is a family favorite that’s already sold more than two million copies—and for good reason.The books contains simple text and flaps, for a touch-and-feel experience that will keep her entertaining and engaged page after page. So, it’s sure to be a hit among both daughter and parents alike!