The holiday season has kicked off and moms like me are always on the lookout for great gifts to grab that’ll bring a smile to our children’s faces! American Girl dolls accessories, and books are at the top of my own daughter’s list this year! Ever since An American Girl Story — Melody 1963: Love Has to Win, a live-action adaptation of Melody’s series created for Amazon Prime Video premiered back in October, my niece has been enamored by Melody! American Girl’s newest BeForever character, Melody, brings a message of love and hope to girls this season through her inspirational story of growing up in Detroit during the civil rights movement of the 1960s.Melody’s story comes to life through the 18-inch Melody doll, historically authentic 1960s doll outfits and accessories, and Melody-inspired clothing for girls ages 8 and up (Prices range from $9.99 to $250)Holiday time is also about spreading goodwill to others, and American Girl’s new WellieWishers line is designed to help teach younger girls ages 5 to 7 the skills of kindness, empathy and being a good friend.The WellieWishers line features five character dolls, early chapter books, garden-themed accessories, and clothing for girls (Prices range from $5.00 to $250)Young girls will also delight in seeing the WellieWishers world come to life via American Girl’s first-ever animated series available through Amazon Prime Video.
Girls can tap into their “can do” spirit and have hours of fun with an array of other fun gift ideas and stocking stuffers, including the Mega Bloks American Girl construction line ($3.99 to $69.99), American Girl-themed cookware and cookbooks from Williams-Sonoma ($9.95-$59.95), and engaging advice and activity books ($9.99 to $24.99).Last but not least, girls and their guests can enjoy a memorable day at American Girl’s retail stores nationwide. Holiday-related events and experiences are available throughout the season. For more information or to find an American Girl retail store nearest you, visit here.