With little girls seeming to have more toys than they can play with, it can feel impossible to find one that they’ll be interested in for more than 5 minutes. Have a look at this list of toys for 8 year old girls that they won’t want to put down.
Power Wheels Wild Thing
This cool-looking cart is a unique alternative from the normal ride-on toys – it’s not called “Wild Thing” for nothing! With the open seating and dual joystick controls, kids can go forwards, backwards, and spin 360 degrees! The large durable tires easily go off-road and the lightning fast 5 mph satisfies the need for speed.
Crayola Ultimate Light Board
This Crayola Ultimate Light Board is the perfect toy to encourage your child’s creativity while providing the convenience of on-the-go fun. The LED panel comes with 6 gel markers and converts to a tracing pad, while the built-in storage keeps everything organized. It easily wipes clean for unlimited drawings, too.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Crystal Growing Lab
With their own chemistry lab, kids can learn how to grow colorful crystals at home – there are 8 different colored crystals in the set, along with 4 silicone chambers to make growing and saving the crystals easy. There’s even a light-up display so they can watch their favorite crystals glow.
Fingerlings Baby Unicorn
Gemma the baby unicorn loves company – she’ll grip on to kids’ fingers tightly so she’s not left alone. She’s a beauty with her flowing rainbow-colored mane and tail, and she coyly blinks and turns her head in response to sounds and touch, and little ones can pet her until she falls asleep after playtime together.
ALEX Toys Craft My First Sewing Kit
Sewing is an invaluable skill for kids to learn and it’s also fun to practice – this cute carrying case contains everything little ones need to get started, including felt shapes, fabric and ribbon. More competent sewers can even have a go at creating stuffed toys or notebook covers.
L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise
Supersize the surprise with this bigger than average L.O.L. Surprise! toy. One of the most popular toys for 8 year old girls in 2018, this limited edition ball has 50 surprises hidden inside along with a doll concealed at the center, making unboxing each layer even more exciting.
Crayola Color Chemistry Set
This color chemistry set is designed by the experts at Crayola and comes with 50 different science experiments. There are 16 activities out-of-the-box, plus an additional 34 suggested with easy instructions that kids can follow on their own. This is a great STEM learning toy.
ALEX Toys Craft Friends 4 Ever Scrapbook
Along with their BFF, kids can get crafty with this Friends 4 Ever scrapbook. They can enjoy spending time together selecting photos and customizing the pages of the book with stickers, gems and ribbons in order to create a keepsake that captures the moments they’ve shared.
My Fairy Garden Tree Hollow
If you don’t have a yard, this toy is a great way for kids to learn to be responsible for caring for nature – green-fingered little ones can plant seeds and watch as they grow in to beautiful flowers. There are cute woodland accessories for them to decorate their garden with, too.
My Little Pony Bff Bead Kit
With this DIY set, kids can make My Little Pony bracelets for themselves and to give to their friends. Whether they want to create a unique design or a matching bracelet for their BFF, the kit includes over 1,000 colored beads as well as cute pony charms.
Barbie Made to Move Barbie Doll
Help kids to be aware of the importance of moving to stay healthy with this Barbie Made to Move doll – with over 22 ‘joints’, kids can position Barbie’s limbs to make her pose as she practices yoga or swing her leg to take a shot at the ball in a game of soccer.
Creativity for Kids Grow 'n Glow Terrarium
With their own terrarium, kids can feel the satisfaction of nurturing seeds until they start to shoot and grow. And they won’t have long to wait – the chia and wheat grass seeds included start to show signs of life in 3-4 days, meaning even impatient kids won’t lose interest taking care of these plants.
FurReal Friends Trick-Lovin’ Interactive Plush Pet Toy
When they ask for a puppy, give them this furry little guy. Rick is the trick-loving, interactive toy that has over 100 sounds and reactions. He can flip his treat, shake paws, and even bark a tune. Just like a real pup, he makes happy sounds, tilts his head, gives kisses, and more.
Happy Places Shopkins Happy Stables Playset
Happy Stables make for happy horses and kids can style up their steed’s stable with the cute Petkins furniture that’s included with this Shopkins set. As well as 7 accessories, the play set also includes exclusive ponicakes to make sure the horses don’t go hungry.
ALEX Spa Hair Chalk Salon
Your girl will love expressing her colorful personality with these vibrant hair chalks. These five washable hair chalk pens include 24 metallic beads, a beading tool, and 24 elastics. This activity guarantees hours of fun, and is perfect for a sleepover. Let the kids go crazy with color!
Made By Me Create Your Own Window Art
With the window as their canvas, kids can get creative painting these suncatchers to brighten up their bedroom or playroom. Using light-reflecting paints, little ones can decorate 12 different suncatcher designs for their display from butterflies to balloons, and create window clings by coloring in patterns they’ve traced on to acetate.
Art 101 Wood Art Set
Stock up on your little Picasso’s art supplies with this amazing set featuring over 140 creative options. It includes 60 crayons, 24 oil pastels, 24 premium core colored pencils, 24 watercolor cakes, 3 mixing palettes, an eraser, sharpener, sketch pencils, brushes, and more, all conveniently stored in the wood case.
These Hatchimal mystery pets are twice the fun because you never know who will be inside. Whether you get a Bunwee, Pandor, Hedgyhen, or Elefly, these adorable animals have super fluffy fur and expandable wings. They can learn your child’s name and interact with them using music and games, too.
Slime is one of the toys of the year that’s not going anywhere – unlike rubber slime, this fluffy version is super soft and stretchable, so kids can pinch it, pull it and twist it. There are 4 scented colors to play with, which can be combined to make one giant, green slime.
Mattel Games Magic 8 Ball®
Kids can see in to the future with this fortune-telling toy – they can ask the Magic 8 ball any “yes” or “no” question, like “Will I have homework today?”, to find out their fate in the message on the bottom of the ball. There isn’t any question the Magic 8 ball can’t answer.
KD Kids Rescue Runts Husky Plush Dog
Rescue Runts arrive messy and covered with fleas. Your little one will love grooming the puppy with the included supplies. Remove pests, clean paws, wipe tears, and brush fur to reveal the sweet, playful dog underneath. This little guy will be so happy to be rescued that he will provide sloppy kisses for life!
LEGO Friends Emma's Art Stand Building Kit
Creative kids like Emma will love helping her to paint in the park and then sell her paintings with this LEGO set – the double windows open up to create a sales hatch and the window swings out to display works of art. Chico the cat watches on as the sales roll in.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Geodes
This fun set from National Geographic allows kids to learn about how geodes are formed, before taking a closer look for themselves and breaking open the 10 stunning geodes inside. They’ll be amazed by the one-of-a-kind crystals that they find in this hands-on activity, which may include quartz, calcite and even amethyst.
Polly Pocket Transformation Playset
Named one of the top toys of the year, this Polly Pocket playset features the tiny doll’s room with micro play areas, including an even tinier Polly doll, hidden inside. The closet becomes a splash pool, the desk becomes a concert stage, and the bed hides a rock wall. You never know what adventures await!
Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet
The Fire 7 is the perfect kid’s first tablet. It comes with so many features including a 7” display screen, 8 hours of battery life, and one year free of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited. With Amazon, you have access to over 15,000 popular apps, games, and educational content from providers like PBS Kids and Nickelodeon.
Vroom Rider X Ponycycle Ride-On Unicorn
When your little princess tells you she wants a unicorn, don’t tell her they don’t exist; give her this adorable ride-on toy, instead. This kid-powered toy works when the child bounces gently up and down in the saddle to make the animals legs and head move forwards and backwards. She’ll be enchanted by her magical pet.
Scientific Explorer Magic Science for Wizards Only Kit
Wannabe wizards will go crazy for this set, which includes 9 tricks to master using chemical reactions. But real magicians understand the theory behind each trick, and this kit includes the basics of how magic works, as well as the history of famous magicians like Merlin and Circe.
7 Cute Diy Gifts and Toys for 8 Year Old Girls
Diy Gardening Kit for Kids
Kids love digging in the dirt, so have a look at this post to see how to make a DIY gardening set. It’s easy to put together using seeds and tools that can be found at the local store, as well as items you can make at home, like bags for the potting soil.
Diy Flower Letter Decor
For a personalized gift that little girls will be thrilled to receive, watch this video to learn how to make stunning floral lettering to spell out their name using just foam and artificial flowers. With good quality blooms, the display will almost look real and the letters will make a pretty feature in their bedroom.
How to Make a Rag Rug
If you’ve got lots of scraps of fabric lying around, read this tutorial on how to make a cool rag rug for your kids’ playroom. It may not be quick to create, but it’s worth it for the finished project, and listening to audiobooks whilst stuffing the fabric will help to pass the time.
Diy Pocket Reading Pillow
This pocket pillow is the perfect reading accessory to keep children entertained on-the-go. Check out this sewing tutorial for how to create your own. Using charming fabrics and embellishments, you can make this plush, lounging lapdesk with a handle for portability and a pocket to store books and tiny treasures.
Diy Kid's Card Making Kit
Give your little one this charming card-making kit that will provide hours of creative fun and a sense of big-girl accomplishment as she makes her own greeting cards and thank-you notes. This DIY gift includes foam and paint so they can make their own stamped and pressed art.
Diy Solid Color Polarfleece Hat
Make this the year that everyone gets a warm, polar fleece hat. Check out this tutorial for instructions on how to make a solid color chapeau with multiple options for embellishing. Whether you make them look like a crown, court jester, animal ears, or just a simple, jumbo pom pom, they will make adorable gifts.
Diy Rustic Growth Chart
Time flies! Remember all those special moments along the way with this DIY rustic-designed growth chart. Mark all those growth spurts on this charming piece of wall art that will become a family treasure. The vintage, country design looks great in many modern homes today.
Diy Kid's Lunch Sack
These insulated lunch sacks will keep your child’s lunch cool and look adorable while doing so. Best of all, you can make them out of fabric designs that appeal to your child – whether they like dinosaurs or dogs, there is a cute option out there. These are so awesome, every kid you know will want one.
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