The Best First Barbie for Your Kid Depending on What Else They Love
Getting your first Barbie is a rite of passage. They’re such classic, open-ended toys that all kids can enjoy. Because there are so many different Barbies (there are more than 500 different dolls!), there is a doll for virtually every interest. They’re timeless, too — I still have Barbies from my childhood that my kids now play with.
As for when to get a child their first Barbie, most traditional Barbies are recommended for ages 3 and up. My daughter started really getting into Barbies when she had just turned 5, so 4 or 5 might be the ideal age to introduce their first Barbie. To help you find that perfect first Barbie, we shopped around to find the best Barbies your child might like according to their interests.