Hot New Toys for Girls Aged 8-12

Your older granddaughters may still be happy to play with dolls. But if they’re looking for something new, here are some toys and activities just for them.

Fijit Friends Interactive Figures:  These intriguing little robots can dance, tell jokes and respond to voices. They’re a bit like a pet, a bit like a friend. Your granddaughter will enjoy playing music and watching her Fijit Friend dance to the beat.

Perplexus Epic:  It’s not only boys who enjoy a mental and eye-hand coordination puzzle. This 3-D puzzle challenges with 125 different obstacles. Can you manipulate the sphere with flips, twists and turns to guide the metal ball all the way to the end?

Fashion Weaving Loom:  This fun kit will stretch your granddaughter’s creative skills. The kit comes with a 10 X 7 ½ inch wooden loom, 75 yards of rainbow yarn and ten more yards of fluffy yarn plus needles for finishing the projects. The kit contains enough materials to create a scarf, purse and handbag. Develop fine motor skills while becoming a fashionista.

Monster High 3-D Nail Design Kit: For the younger 8-10 year olds. This set contains over 300 pieces of nail design art including stickers, decals, sequins and gems. The set also includes two bottles of nail polish and a set of acrylic nails.

My First Lab Duo Scope Microscope: This is a genuine microscope with 40X, 100X and 400X magnifications. It is made of real optical glass lenses. It is AA battery-operated. It has dual cool LED illumination and comes with a fifty piece accessory kit. Great for beginning use of a microscope to study blood cells, plants, insects, etc.