Not sure what your little princess or treasured sister would like as a Hanukkah gift? Let me set your mind at ease with these suggestions.
1. Animal Crossing: City Folk
Exclusive to the Nintendo Wii. Animal Crossing is extremely popular among both girls and boys- the Wii sequel would make the perfect Hanukkah gift for a female recipient. This simulation game is all about helping your fellow villagers and furnishing your own virtual home. In the world of Animal Crossing, your main goal is to fill your house with your favorite findings while upgrading your home and saving up as much money as you can. You can fish, shake trees for fruit or secret items, catch bugs, decorate your pad, visit the city, customize your character, do favors for your animal neighbors- oh, wait.
Did I mention the town you move into is populated by cute, animal villagers? When she starts the game her town will be populated by a random assortment of tigers, bears, cats, pigs, birds, cows, or countless other animals- each with a different look, name, and personality. There’s a lot to do in the world of Animal Crossing. It’s a great gift for your daughter, sister, or female friend this Hanukkah.
2. A Wiimote Skin
It’s common for girls to like to decorate their belongings. This Hanukkah, give her the chance to bring her Wii remotes some personality! Get a Wiimote skin with zigzags, a rainbow design, a Halloween look, or images from her favorite cartoon or video game. These can be found for less than $5 and in a variety of designs- a great, inexpensive Hanukkah gift.
3. Harvest Moon: Animal Parade
Also exclusively for the Nintendo Wii- this is considered by fans to be the greatest Harvest Moon ever. You play as either a young man or young lady and are put in charge of your own farm. At first the land is barren and your structures are limited. As you earn money through odd jobs, crops, and foraging, you can buy up more animals, land, clothing, equipment, and food. The characters that inhabit the island all have an anime-style looks and unique personalities. As time goes by you can get married, have children, and start a new life as your child.
The Harvest Moon series is very ‘female-friendly’, it isn’t made with a single gender in mind. You can play as either a boy or girl, you can live your life the way you want, and it’s a fairly stress-free game. Your sister, daughter, female friend, or otherwise will enjoy it this Hanukkah!
4. A DS Stylus Pack
People are always misplacing their DS styluses- unfortunately. It might be a good idea to invest in a 4-Pack as a Hanukkah gift to your female recipient. Don’t let her DS go unplayed just because she lost her stylus. Packs of styluses can be found for $3-$8.
5. A Gift Card
If all else fails- get her a gift card for Hanukkah.. She’ll be able to find something she wants and you’ll be in the clear. $5, $10, $100- the choice is yours.