Christmas Gifts For 8 Year Olds

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Christmas Gifts For 8 Year Olds Suggestions


Trying to find the top toys for 8 year olds as Christmas or birthdays approach isn’t easy. As they’re growing up so quickly, it can become a challenge. Getting older their interest vary so much.

Some prefer to build and construct, others are quite happy playing games. Role play and adventures are popular too, thanks to action figures, dolls and Lego sets.

Games For 8 Year Olds ideas

Games For 8 Year Olds

Simon Game by Hasbro is an ever popular choice. Kids and adults alike love this game.

Follow the lights and sounds, see how quick you are mentally. Are your hands as fast as your eyes? This is without doubt among the best educational toys for 8 year olds.

Suspense in the group builds as the sequences get longer! Who will win?

Requires 3 of the  1.5V “AA” alkaline batteries, available to order AA Batteries, 24 Count - Energizer MAX Premium Alkaline. This game is portable, take it away on vacation or on a trip. Yes it’s fun to play solo but more fun to challenge family and friends.

Simon Micro Series game just as fast-paced, but on a smaller scale. However the fun isn’t reduced, just the unit size.


1 x Simon game unit

1x Instructions

1 x Set demo batteries

Simon Game
  • Classic Simon gameplay
  • Follow lights and sounds
  • Suspense builds as sequences get longer
  • Keeps track of highest score
  • Includes Simon game unit and instructions

Building Toys For 8 Year Olds

One of the first names people come out with for building toys is Lego. For decades they have produced excellent products to help younger children learn as they play.

Here we have a great 3 in 1 set. LEGO Creator Corner Deli Building ( set 31050 ) is 467 pieces of fun. Aimed at 8-12 year olds the Corner Deli can be changed into a small Town House or a Flower Store. Includes striped awning, colorful façade, two opening serving hatches, and a movable shop sign.

LEGO Creator Corner Deli 31050
  • Build a corner deli shop with a detailed interior, buildable sandwiches, and a second-floor apartment with roof terrace!
  • 3-in-1 model: Rebuild it into a Small Townhouse or a high-street Flower Shop
  • Includes male adult minifigure, female child minifigure, and a buildable bird
  • LEGO Creator building toys are compatible with all LEGO construction sets for creative building
  • Corner Deli is over 7" high, 6" wide, and 5" deep. Small Townhouse is over 5" high, 3" wide, and 2" deep. Flower Shop is over 3" high, 3" wide, and 4" deep
LEGO Creator building toys are compatible with all LEGO construction sets for creative building. This means you can add more sets to create whole towns.


1 x set of 467 pieces ( Includes 2 minifigures )




Toys For 8 Year Olds

Wom Toy have a great Remote Control Robot for kids. It’s an intelligent, programmable robot that will amaze for hours. Most toy robots have a walking ability, but this has gliding movement and fast moving mode. Flexible multi-joint in shoulders, thumbs & elbows offer greater movement. Thanks to  high-quality bottom skating wheels, it’s quite fast too.

Electric Shaver Razor for Men 2 in 1 Beard Trimmer Wet Dry Waterproof Mens Rotary Shaver USB Quick Rechargeable Shaving Razor
  • QUICK-CHARGE & LONG-LASTING BATTERY - 1 hour charge up to 120 min shaving time (about 30 shavings), 2 minutes quick charge for a single shave, Lithium-ion battery makes shave longer with every charge, powerful and long-lasting
  • STRONG POWER & MUTE HIGH-SPEED MOTOR - High Speed Motor up to 2800RPM, provides a quick and clean shave, save more time, while with very low noise, you even can have a short nap when shaving
  • PRECISION SHAVING HEADS - With double-track ultra thin spherical cutter net and self-sharpening steel blade, this 3D rotary shaver has double wider coverage than single track, delivers a more smooth, close and sharp shave. Suitable for men of all ages who need shaving
  • LED INDICATORS & POP-UP TRIMMER - With LED lights up, it can show Battery percentage, Charge Indicator, Cleaning indicator and Safe lock indicator, it can remind you about the battery capacity, extra trimmer is perfect for side-burns and moustaches.
  • WATERPROOF & USE WE&DRY - The whole body washable allows you enjoy a wet and dry shave even in the shower with gel and foam for a better shaving experience, cleaning by water does not mean any danger because all electronic parts inside the shaver are protected.
The Watch Following Function:

Wear the controller watch and the robot will follow you, if you want it to. Watch the robot turn left & right. Walking forwards is easy, but so is walking backwards.

90 minutes of charge will get about 3 hours of fun with this machine.

Programming Mode:  Robot can record up to 50 actions and repeats it one by one for those movements it did a few minutes ago




1 x RC Following robot

1 x A Watch to Follow

1 x Remote Controller ( needs 1x AA battery – not included )

1 x USB Charge Cable

best educational toys for 8 year olds

Presents For 8 Year Old Girls

It’s time for your doll to attend brownie / scout camp. Just one small problem, she doesn’t have the uniform.

Problem solved! Here’s the uniform consisting of vest with embroidered patches. A blue shirt with white bow, plus brown socks and the all important brown hat.

Made to fit 18 Inch dolls such as American Girl, Madame Alexander, Our Generation, etc. This outfit is machine washable and made of high quality materials.

18 Inch Doll Clothes Like Brownie Girl's Club Outfit | Fits 18" American Girl Dolls | Gift-Boxed!
  • Made to fit 18 Inch dolls such as American Girl, Madame Alexander, Our Generation, etc.
  • Luxurious high quality fabrics, machine washable, safety tested.
  • Includes vest with embroidered patches, blue shirt with detailed stitching, brown skort, brown socks and a brown beanie hat.
  • Great value for a five piece outfit! Gift-Boxed! Packaged in classy pink gift box.
  • Designed and manufactured by Emily Rose Top quality doll manufacturer. We are not affiliated with American Girl, Reg. Trademark of American Girl, LLC.

5 Piece Brownie Girl Scout-Inspired Outfit includes the following items:

Pleated Skirt

Vest with 5 Colorful Embroidered Patches, Troop Number and Removable Insignia Tab

Short Sleeve shirt with white bow and faux buttons

Hat with Embroidered Insignia



Best Christmas Gifts For 8 Year Olds Summary

We have reviewed & tested 4 of the very best toys for 8 year olds, as listed above. Finding the best Christmas gifts for 8 year olds, we narrowed it down to 5.  We have a final option though.

Aurora Ebba Lil Benny Phant, Grey Plush
  • Measures 9" Tall
  • Super-soft plush and huggable body
  • Endearing facial expression and body position
  • Toy
  • Aurora World, Inc.
Perfect for anyone of any age, but a sure hit for an eight-year-old, Aurora World Lil Benny Phant. This soft 9” tall beautiful elephant is sure to melt everyone’s heart.  With a super-soft plush and huggable body, who could resist?

Yes we had to include a Lego set, but we do love Lego and have played with it ourselves as kids. We’ve reviewed, tried and enjoyed plenty of other Lego sets here and hope you’ll have a look a these too.

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