15 Exceptional 8th Birthday Gifts
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They're sharing without being told, they're interracting with other children, and their scary smart. Eight is such a cool age, because it's the age where they start to evolve into tiny adults. Their games inlcude their friends, they're wanting to learn and dive into complex issues. We've compiled a list of fun gift ideas for 8 year olds that are quite exceptional, we hope you think so too!
Micro Maxi Kick Scooter with T-bar
We take these scooters EVERYWHERE. To the park, on the paved trails, through the neighbourhood to the convenience store to buy slushies in the summer, through rainy puddles in the driveway. The bearings still run perfectly and the brakes are like new. They're stable and fun to use and I don't hesitate to emphatically recommend Micro scooters to any family looking to spend some outdoor time together.
Micro Maxi Kick Scooter with T-bar isn’t a regular scooter. The steering features a carving and a curving action that gives the feeling of being on a skateboard but with better stability and control. This cool 8th birthday gift is fun and high-quality. This scooter has a robust 3-wheel construction, and a smooth glide.
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-28 Paperback
Wow!!! This has been a gigantic hit for my 7 year old! She literally carries the box around the house, brings it in the car everywhere we go, and is reading nonstop (and she isn't one to just pick up a book and read).
Magic Tree House Boxed Set is a lovely way to foster a love for reading in a child’s heart. This fantastic 6th birthday gift option is now with some new, colorful covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system. A series of fun and exciting adventures, all around the world and throughout history, this bestselling chapter book series all-time features 28 paperback books.
Janod My First Confetti Electronic Piano
This attractive, colorful 18-key mini-replica piano will delight children and introduce them to the joy of piano playing. It's stable, and its size is ideally suited for younger players. A fantastic birthday gift to any kid from 3 to 8-years-old, it includes four scores to enable them to play the piano like a true prodigy.
Gskyer Telescope, German Technology Telescope
Bought this as a gift for a very good friend. She was so excited. Telescope was packaged well. Has a very nice carrying case. Lens are each in a case of their own. Very fast delivery ,well packed easy to set up works well ,the grandkids and i just love it
Kids deserve a high-quality telescope to see meteor showers. The Gskyer Telescope, AZ50350 German Technology Telescope is a wonderful gift for kids who love to stargaze. It features 50mm large aperture lens that makes the images brighter and more precise, two replaceable eyepieces and a 3x Barlow lens. The carrying bag is great to keep out dust or to take the telescope and tripod on stargazing travel.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Hobby Rock Tumbler Kit
Works really well and my daughter is having great fun choosing stones from the beach and garden to polish. I was very happy with my purchase of a 'Hobby Rock Tumbler' first stage results were impressive I now look forward to the next and final stages. The kit was complete with a selection of semi precious stones, 4x grit grades and easy to follow instructions.
The NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Hobby Rock Tumbler Kit gets kids to enhance their rock collection or to start a new one. This fantastic science gift for kids includes a tumbler, sifter, learning guide, four polishing grits, plus nine types of real rough gemstones. This tumbler makes even the most irregular rocks look like dazzling gemstones with a simple, one-touch setting.
Bigshot DIY Digital Camera Kit
Easy and simple to assemble. Very prompt shipment and very good price.
Imagine a super fun DIY camera that teaches fundamental concepts in optics, electromagnetism, mechanics, electronics, and image processing to kids. That’s what the Bigshot DIY Digital Camera Kit does. This lovely science gift for kids gets them to tap into their creative potential as a photographer right after they have made the camera themselves. Cool, right?
LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Kit with Remote Control
This is an awesome set and a big hit with the kids. Instructions are well laid out and easy to follow. Great Kit with Huge Learning Opportunity
One of the best available stem gifts for kids, the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 31313 Robot Kit with Remote Control for Kids, allows them to build and code a fully-functional robot that walks, talks, and even plays games and completes tasks. This STEM toy gets everyone to build a robot and learn about engineering.
LEGO Minecraft 21114 The Farm
Cute set. All the pieces were there and in good shape. Nothing was misshapen. My son loves this lego. I'm so happy with it because it gets him away from the TV. He seems to really be using his imagination.
This lovely LEGO set is a brilliant 8th birthday gift for the young Minecraft and LEGO lover. This kit features a Steve minifigure with an accessory. The skeleton, its bow, a cow, and a sheep are also included, plus 262 different lego pieces. Many elements of the Minecraft universe are included, so children can play with both at the same time!
Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit
I bought this wand as a present a 9 year old and am delighted with it! Opening the box had a real wow factor for both my niece and myself (she loved the spells poster and the stickers - very nice touch). The Harry Potter challenges and spells are super fun and are entertaining enough to keep the kids interest up trying to solve the puzzles.
A must for Harry Potter lovers, the Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit is a fantastic DIY kit that shows kids ways to use a Bluetooth Coding Wand. By doing that, they can make magic, with a wave, a twirl, and a twist, and learn to code with 70+ step-by-step creative challenges. This fantastic 8th, 9th or 10th birthday gift allows kids to make feathers fly, fire flow, goblets multiply, pumpkins grow, and more!
Anki Cozmo, A Fun, Educational Toy Robot for Kids
I bought this robot about a year ago and everytime that I have turned him on and played with him up to this day makes me feel so excited. What I enjoy most about cozmo is that his app gets updated very frequently and it makes you want to go and explore more about what he can do. Cozmo is a great robot and what he can do can never get old.
A real-life robot, Cozmo is any kid’s sidekick. This amazing toy is a fantastic 8th birthday gift for kids who want to learn how to code creatively. They can use Explorer Mode to see things from Cozmo’s perspective, or they can challenge it to games. Cozmo requires a compatible iOS or Android device plus the free Cozmo app, the kit includes 3 cubes and 1 charger.
Star Wars Remote Control Millennium Falcon Quad
This quad is awesome! Fun little toy. Sturdy and stands up to lots of crashing, which is good because it can be tough to fly. Can't beat it for the price, fun factor, and novelty.
This must be one of the best 8th birthday gifts out there for budding Star Wars lovers! The most iconic ship in Luke Skywalker’s universe is now available for purchase. The Air Hogs Star Wars Remote Control Millennium Falcon Quad features cool authentic sounds, LED lights, and 4 rotors that are hidden on the body of the ship for some space-like flight. It comes with remote control and the instruction guide.
littleBits Rule Your Room Kit
It has a lot of potential, and it's very versatile. It's a great creative toy. You can make art out of it. You can use it to build. The sky's the limit.
This fantastic invention kit minimizes screen time for both kids and teens - any child wanting to take some control over their room will love it. The littleBits Rule Your Room Kit helps kids and teens develop engineering and problem-solving skills while creating interactive inventions that combine the kit with anything they already own. This fun gift for teens inspires them to make many inventions but gives them step-by-step instructions for 8 of them, with a bonus challenge.
Trademark Innovations 6' Giant Teepee Play House
This was a Christmas gift for our daughter. It turned out better than I had envisioned! I had so much fun decorating it! Love that it's a neutral color, as it's set up on our living room.
Children will adore the Trademark Innovations 6' Giant Teepee Play House of Pine Wood with Carry Case. This playhouse has a canvas made of durable cotton with double stitched seams, and the poles made of durable pine wood.
Avengers Hero Inventor Kit
My daughters and I have spent a couple hours experimenting with the Inventor Kit, and have had a great time. The companion app is intuitive and walks you through all of the steps of creating circuits, testing them, and then customizing them.
A fun gift for kids who love the Avengers movies, this toy turns them into superheroes. Suitable from age 8 through to 15, kids will be able to create unique superhero identities and powers, with electronic building blocks that snap together to turn circuits into inventions.
Arduino Starter Kit - English Official Kit
* good instruction booklet that you progressively move into * good website * all the parts explained, either in the book or on the website * good range of projects * comprehensive -- has everything you need plus some spares / extras * self contained -- no soldering or tools required * nicely packaged
The Arduino Starter Kit - English Official Kit With 170 Page Book is such a fun gift for teens. It has parts and detailed instructions for 14 and 15-year-olds to build 15 different projects. Among the projects, they can create a musical instrument to play by waving their hands or tap out a secret code to open the door. Teens will love to start programming with the Arduino uno board!