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20 Top Toys 8 Year Old Girls and Boys Will Love

Check out this list for some awesome suggestions for toys for 8 year olds. This is a unique age when they are crossing from younger to more sophisticated things, so the options open up a little bit, but don’t you worry, toys never go out of style. You can’t go wrong with this list.

best toys for 8 year olds

Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet

Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet

With the Fire HD kids edition tablet, little ones will have hours of fun playing games, apps, watching shows/movies, studying educational content, reading books, listening to music, browsing parent controlled web and more. The tablet comes in a kid-proof case built to endure inevitable accidents, and parents can also set screen-time limits and manage content usage.

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LEGO Disney Pixar's The Incredibles Video Game

LEGO Disney Pixar's The Incredibles Video Game

For the Nintendo Switch, comes LEGO: The Incredibles. Join the crime-fighting family as they battle through villains and problems from the 2 movies. This game features fast-paced action-packed story levels, each bringing new challenges for the super-family to face. The game also has a 2 player area where you can assemble incredible LEGO builds.

$24.88


littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor Kit

littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor Kit

Let their minds go wild with the Avengers hero inventor kit. Their first task is to build a hero gauntlet based upon Iron Man, and then jump on the app to code impressive new powers and abilities. From there, they can gain inspiration and build new parts for their gauntlet to help build their super-identity.

$69.90


Kid's White House Letter Writing Kit

Kid's White House Letter Writing Kit

Do you have a child that feels strongly about a certain agenda? Have them do something about it with this White House letter writing kit. Inside, they’ll find pre-addressed envelopes, an American flag pin, stationery, plus helpful writing tips and prompts, and cool sticker sheets; all they need is their revolutionary idea!$26.00

K'NEX Thrill Rides

K'NEX Thrill Rides

Experience the thrill of a rollercoaster like never before with the K’Nex bionic blast building set. This huge kit has 809 pieces and a real-working motor, so it’s sure to keep ‘em busy for quite some time. The fun doesn’t stop there though as the Ride It app offers a wicked virtual reality twist.

$80.90


ALEX Toys Craft Rock Pets Turtle

ALEX Toys Craft Rock Pets Turtle

Add a cute touch of color to your room or garden with your very own Rock Pet turtle. The kit comes with 6 paints, so you can decorate the turtle however you like; you could even mix paints to make it extra cool. Let it dry and then place your rock turtle wherever you like.

$14.49


Chow Crown Game

Chow Crown Game

A game that involves tasty treats? Who could possibly say no? Chow Crown is a crazy game where a player wears the spinning crown, and stuck on to that crown are lots of yummy snacks which the crown-wearer has to try and eat before the music stops.

$12.98


Yvolution Y Fliker Carver C3 Scooter

Yvolution Y Fliker Carver C3 Scooter

Impress your friends and family with stunts and tricks on this awesome high-performance Yvolution scooter. Its unique FLEX technology makes it super easy to pull off tricks and even wheelie. Unlike other scooters, this one is propelled by moving your hips from side to side, and the faster you move, the quicker it goes.

$144.99

Watch Ya Mouth Throwdown Edition Card Game

Watch Ya Mouth Throwdown Edition Card Game

Watch Ya Mouth Throwdown edition is the hilarious mouth-guard wearing game that is perfect for players aged 8+. In Throwdown mode, 2 players go head to head in silly challenges, while in Phrases mode each player must try to say their phrase with the mouth-guard in place, while the other players guess what you’re saying.

$20.09


Crate Creatures Surprise

Crate Creatures Surprise

Do you dare to let loose this crazy Crate Creature? Use the crowbar to unlock the crate, and give him a snack to hear him make weird chewing sounds. If you pull his long tongue you’ll hear him make even more noises, and he also reacts to being held upside down, being knocked over, and lying down.

$30.99


Disney Doorables Mega Stack Playset

Disney Doorables Mega Stack Playset

There’s a whole lot of Disney fun to be had with Doorables mega stack playset. This neat playset comes with 3 Doorables; mad hatters tea shop, Belle’s book shop and Elsa’s ice rink. Create your own Disney world playhouse by mixing and matching the pieces together, and who knows what you’ll come up with.

$69.99


Little Live Scruff-A-Luvs

Little Live Scruff-A-Luvs

Kids just have so much love to give, which makes them the perfect candidate for Little Live Scruff-a-Luvs. This poor guy is just a matted ball of neglected fur and he needs lots of care and attention to help him feel as good as new. Bathe, dry, groom and cuddle him to restore him to his gorgeous glory.

$58.00


Simon Game

Simon Game

Put your memory to the test with Simon. To beat the game, players have to remember and follow light sequences in the correct order, press just one wrong button and you’ll lose! It gets harder and harder the longer you play as sequences become faster and longer – know anyone who is up to the challenge?

$30.20

Exploding Kittens Card Game

Exploding Kittens Card Game

Get your paws ready because here we have Exploding Kittens. You never know how a game is going to go – one minute you’re attacking other players, and the next you explode and lose. Avoid the explosion by distracting your kitty with catnip and laser pen cards, and play your cards carefully.

$19.99


Personalized How Your Body Works Book

Personalized How Your Body Works Book

Kids will love joining Professor Snippet on a journey through the fascinating human body while safely tucked inside of his tiny rocket. Each page brings them exciting new wonders and facts about the body part they’re in. This scientific story also factors in your child’s name, making it extra cool.$35.00

Uno Emoji Card Game

Uno Emoji Card Game

The classic game of UNO receives a modern twist when paired with adorable emoji faces. The standard game is enhanced with special emoji rules cards that require players to make and hold hilarious expressions. Hilarity ensues as everyone races to be the first one to shout “UNO!” For 2-10 players.\

$5.97


American Girl WellieWishers Camille Doll

American Girl WellieWishers Camille Doll

Are you looking for great toys for 8 year olds? WellieWishers is the 14” doll from American Girl that is sized just right for younger girls. Camille loves the ocean and she is dressed in a water-inspired outfit wearing matching boots that look like little fish. Your little one will love her.

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LEGO Star Wars StarScavenger Star Wars Toy

LEGO Star Wars StarScavenger Star Wars Toy

LEGO is the gold standard in creative building toys and this Star Wars Star Scavenger spaceship is no exception. Let your child indulge in hours of creative play as they scour the galaxy for space junk. It comes with four characters – Rowan, Kordi, Zander, and R0-GR – and has almost 600 pieces.

$139.95


Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike

Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike

The word Nerf is synonymous with dart blasters and this Elite version has plenty of cool features. There are three ways to blast, with accessories like the barrel extension, missile launcher, dart clip, and more. It comes with 10 Elite darts, but be sure to stock up for even more fun.

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3D Printing Pen

3D Printing Pen

Up your child’s art game with this amazing 3-D pen. The pen actually heats and molds colored filaments allowing your little artist to mold them into three dimensional pieces of art. Not only does your child get to enjoy exploring their creativity, but they can also make some unique gifts for grandparents.

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SmartLab Toys Extreme Secret Formula Lab

SmartLab Toys Extreme Secret Formula Lab

At some point, every child wants to be a mad scientist. Indulge their scientific imagination with this fun and educational “secret formula lab.” Kids can concoct over 20 experiments that glow and ooze. From glow-in-the-dark alien blood to scratch and sniff stickers, your child will have a crazy good time.

$18.00


American Girl Mixed Media Art Journal Set

American Girl Mixed Media Art Journal Set

Lots of little girls love to keep journals and this kit from American Girl gives them an amazing array of artistic elements to make their journals unique. The kit includes paints, pastels, inks, stamps, and pens, plus journals for both girl and doll. Unleash your child’s creative expression.

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Tech Deck Starter Kit

Tech Deck Starter Kit

Little dudes can catch some air with this Tech Deck starter kit that includes a ramp set-up and skateboard. Skaters can build their own unique set-ups with countless layout combinations and it includes a signature pro board to get started. The set also includes trainer clips to make practice easier.

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Hatchimals Surprise Peacat Surprise Twin Creatures

Hatchimals Surprise Peacat Surprise Twin Creatures

Hatchimals are adorable creatures that kids can hatch themselves. In this large speckled egg are twin Hatchimals; interactive creatures that talk, play games, tell jokes, and even feel sad when they are apart for too long. Watch one move as it dances while the other repeats everything you say. Kids love Hatchimals.

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Super Spirograph Jumbo Kit

Super Spirograph Jumbo Kit

Believe it or not, Spirograph is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Give your little one this super fun version of the commemorative edition that has twice as many gears as the original and includes some unique arcs that snap together. Everything you need to create great Spiro-art is included.

$27.57


Sphero Mini App-Controlled Robot Ball

Sphero Mini App-Controlled Robot Ball

This amazing little mini robot ball is controlled by apps that allow you to remotely control the ball to play real life gaming. Knock things down. Use facial expressions to control the ball. There are so many fun features with this little high tech wonder, that your child is sure to be delighted.

$49.99


LEGO Technic Stunt Truck Vehicle Set

LEGO Technic Stunt Truck Vehicle Set

This LEGO truck build kit features a pull-back motor and sturdy front bumper to protect it when it is launched towards the stunt ramp. The best of both worlds, your child can build, and then play, with their own stunt vehicle for hours – there’s no limit to the imaginative play.

$69.99


Canal Toys Only 4 Girls Emoji Pillow Kit

Canal Toys Only 4 Girls Emoji Pillow Kit

There is a wide range of toys for 8 year olds these days – there’s something for everyone and this emoji pillow kit proves it. Remember mood rings? Well, now you have the mood emoji pillow. Make and stuff the pillow – no sewing required, then swap out the removable stickers to suit your mood.

$11.99


LEGO Minecraft The Iron Golem

LEGO Minecraft The Iron Golem

There is no better combination than LEGO and Minecraft for the little diehard fans. Mine iron ore with your diamond pickaxe, smelt it in the furnace, and use the crafting table to create iron blocks. Don’t worry, your kid knows what all of this means. If they love Minecraft, they will adore this.

$80.00


Educational Insights Nancy B's Science Club Microscope

Educational Insights Nancy B's Science Club Microscope

Let your little scientist explore the natural world with this microscope and experiment kit. Besides the microscope, you get a tool set that includes test tubes, slides, droppers, tweezers, scalpel, and more, plus a 22 page activity journal. Let your child’s imagination soar with this scientific set.

$37.11


Distianert 2WD RC Car

Distianert 2WD RC Car

This super impressive remote controlled car is almost as sophisticated as a real one. Words like independent suspension, 4 coil springs, and 2 wheel drive train are used to describe this tiny marvel that your child will love racing about. If you want to be a hero, this is the gift to surprise them with.

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Thames and Kosmos Kids First Chemistry Set Science Kit

Thames and Kosmos Kids First Chemistry Set Science Kit

Step up your tiny scientist game with this junior version of a mad chemist set. Little ones can conduct experiments to identify different chemicals, and will discover things like the fact that an invisible gas has very real, visible effects. Challenge your child with this learning toy.

$44.99


LEGO City Deep Sea Explorers Submarine Building Kit

LEGO City Deep Sea Explorers Submarine Building Kit

LEGO sets offer fun building experiences but also unlimited opportunities for imaginative play. This Deep Sea Explorers submarine set includes fun elements like a crow bar, camera, treasure chest, and gold coins and jewels. Dive into the whale ribcage to search for lost treasure, but watch out for the shark!

$194.95


Osmo Genius Kit

Osmo Genius Kit

Get this Osmo genius kit for your little genius. It includes 5 award-winning games that transform your iPad into a hands-on learning tool, with core subjects like math and spelling, and also encourages visual thinking and problem solving. This toy is designed to adjust skill levels up to age 12 so it grows with your child.

$88.88


Razor A5 Lux Scooter

Razor A5 Lux Scooter

Give your little daredevil this cool Razor scooter with its shiny finish and handy kick stand. Made of aircraft grade aluminum, and built for tall riders, this easy-to-fold, portable scooter comes in three sporty colors, while the rear fender brake will come in handy as well as the adjustable handlebars, for all round performance.

$86.30

8 Creative Diy Gifts and Toys for 8 Year Olds

Diy Cross Body Zipper Tote

Diy Cross Body Zipper Tote

Take your sewing skills to the next level with this DIY zipper cross body bag. The cool thing about making it yourself is that you can customize fabrics to suit your taste. Some simple supplies, a sewing machine and this tutorial, and you are on your way to making a fabulous bag.

Diy Fairy Dough Recipe

Diy Fairy Dough Recipe

There is nothing better than making your own shiny, stretchy, fancy, fairy dough. Follow these simple instructions to make this fun play material than can be customized with glitter or tiny toys. There is something amazing about kneading dough, so be sure to let your child help make it.

Diy Science Kit Gift for Kids

Diy Science Kit Gift for Kids

Instead of buying a science kit, how about making your own? Check out this tutorial from the authors of “The Curious Kid’s Science Book” for how to include a basket of materials directly related to the book’s experiments. Highly customizable, these kits make great gifts.

Diy Stenciled Stool Tops

Diy Stenciled Stool Tops

Add a fun and unique touch to playrooms, little art tables, or bedrooms with these DIY stenciled stool tops. This sweet DIY features simple step-by-step instructions as well as a full list of supplies you need, with helpful links of online stores you can purchase them from.

Diy T-Shirt Stencil Gift Kit

Diy T-Shirt Stencil Gift Kit

Treat the budding artists in your life to this crafty t-shirt stencil kit, or even get your own kiddies involved in making these gift sets ready to give to others. They’re sure to love creating the stencils and dabbing on the paint to make the ‘example’ stencil shirts inside of the kits.

Diy Minecraft Creeper Book Ends

Diy Minecraft Creeper Book Ends

From ‘Keeping it Simple’ we have these Minecraft inspired Creeper bookends, which will help to keep your kiddo’s books neat and tidy. Not only do they look great, but they’re easy to make too, taking around just 10 minutes! Don’t forget to let them dry before using them, though.

Diy Kid's Fart Noise Maker

Diy Kid's Fart Noise Maker

We all know what 8 year olds are like, none of them can resist giggling at flatulence, so you can imagine just how well this DIY fart noise maker is going to go down. To make the noise maker at home you’ll need wire, a washer, and two rubber bands.

Diy Lego Gummy Candy

Diy Lego Gummy Candy

A super fun DIY that leaves you with yummy candy? Yes please. This tutorial video shows you everything you need to know to make LEGO shaped candies from Jell-O. Not only are they tasty, but they stack and build like real LEGO blocks, meaning in this case, it’d be rude NOT to play with your food.

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