Christmas presents for girls aged 5 to 7

25 November 2014

From the intricately detailed little animals of Sylvania to a princess castle construction set, we've got a gift suggestion for the girls in your family this Christmas.

Play-Doh Doh-Vinci Style and Store Vanity Complete Design Kit

This allows the child to decorate the vanity unit (dressing table mirror) with play-doh. RRP £19.99, available from Amazon.

Sylvanian Families

Perennially popular with young girls. Ask the parents if their child has started collecting Sylvanian Families toys and what they might prefer. Options range from accessories that cost just a few pounds to houses that cost over £40.Available from Argos and Amazon, as well as Toys R Us and Smyths Toys.

Princess castle construction set

Lots of girls love building things too. Hawkin Bazaar's pink princess castle set contains more than 700 pieces, so should keep them occupied for a while. RRP £50, but currently £29.99. Recommended for ages 6+.

My Little Pony - Princess Twilight Sparkle's Friendship Rainbow Kingdom Playset 

Seem familiar? My Little Pony was popular in the 80s, and has had a comeback. This brightly-coloured castle incorporates a slide, a swing and lots of little keys and hiding places. RRP £39.99, available from Toys R Us and Amazon.

Little Live Pets Bird Cage

These chirruping plastic pets will respond to your touch, as well as sing, chirp and even talk back to you. From £19.99, available from Argos, Amazon, Toys R Us and Smyths Toys.

Kidizoom smart watch

Allows the wearer to take and edit video and pictures. Available from Amazon from around £29.

Please note. Details and prices were correct when we published this article on November 27. Availability and prices can change, so please check websites carefully before purchasing.

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