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Published December 12th 2012
Must-have toys straight from Santa's workshop
Buying Christmasgifts for girls can be tricky. There are so many different toys and games on the market at the moment it can be difficult to choose something. Also, good gift buying depends a great deal on the likes of the individual child and the age of the child you are buying for.
Furby is back and still as popular as ever. Feed it, play with it and teach it to talk. Furby comes in a variety of colours, a new Furby speaks Furbish but the more you play with it, the sooner it will learn English.
Barbie is always a popular choice when it comes to gifts for girls. There are lots of different ones to choose from with a variety of prices. Some Barbies come with accessories or you can buy these separately. Barbie also has an assortment of friends and sisters that you can buy.
Lalaloopsy is a rag doll and has been a popular doll for a couple of years. There are a variety of small and large Lalaloopsy dolls available.
FurReal Friends are cute little furry animals that walk, wag their tails, move their heads and either bark, meow or make other animal noises, They come in different sizes and have been a big hit during the holiday season. One of the most popular FurReal Friends is Butterscotch the Pony which is big enough for children to sit on.
Pillow Pets are a mixture of cushion and cuddly toy. They are available in a variety of different animals - dog, cat, cow, lamb etc. They have been around for a couple of years now but are still popular.
Play-Doh is a non-toxic, non-staining, reusable modelling dough that is great for crafty kids. Available in many colours and different sized packs, Play-Doh also has moulds, cutters, and other accessories available.
Lego never goes out of fashion and is a top seller this year. Lego has lots of colourful interlocking plastic bricks that can be made into just about anything. There are different sized, themed and priced packs available. For younger children there is Duplo, which is similar to Lego but the blocks are bigger and easier to handle.
Most girls like Soft Toys and Dolls and there are loads of different ones out there. Something to suit everyone, there are also lots of accessories to go with them.
DVDs are always a good idea. There are plenty of different titles available such as Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast or Snow White and many, many more Disney movies. There are lots to choose from and suit all ages and tastes.
These are just a few gift ideas for girls, of course there are many more, and they are available at most variety stores and toy shops.