You will have no trouble finding the perfect Christmas gifts for 8 year old boys thanks to our list! There will be no questioning “what Santa was thinking” or being asked “what the heck is this”?
We have picked the most popular and coolest toys, games and more Christmas gift ideas for 8 year old boys.
LEGO Marvel Avengers: Avengers Ultimate Quinjet 76126 Building Kit
This new LEGO building kit is a great gift for Marvel Avengers fans!
It features the Avengers Ultimate Quinjet model, with an opening minifigure cockpit, passenger compartment, 2 stud shooters, fold-out 6-stud rapid shooter and a stud-shooting trike!
838 pieces of building fun for kids age 8 and up!
Hot Wheels City Robo T-Rex Ultimate Garage
This huge Hot Wheels garage features a side-by-side race track from the top of the parking tower and a hungry Robo T-rex looking to eat some cars, which certainly adds to the fun and thrill.
There’s also a working elevator, a car wash and a gas station. The Hot Wheels City Robo T-Rex Ultimate Garage is certainly worth the floor space and provides hours of fun!
Megalodon Nerf N-Strike Mega Toy Blaster
A MEGA revolver-style gun that blasts 20 darts up to 85 feet with slam-fire. The handle pulls back easily, so kids can point and shoot with one hand.
The Megalodon Nerf N-Strike Mega Toy Blaster comes with a 20 dart rotating drum and 20 official Mega Whistler Darts.
This is one of the cool new toys this year! The LEGO Batmobile is an app controlled Batman car that can drive and even do wheelies!
Of course kids need to build this cool car first, but isn’t that part of the fun?
LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox – Christmas Gifts For 8 Year Old Boys
The LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox is the Lego set of the future! Kids love Lego, but this is taking that to a whole new level.
With this set, they can build 5 interactive things. They can build Vernie who is a wisecracking robot. Frankie the Cat who is a robot cat. The M.T.R 4 is really cool as it a rover that can drive and shoot!
There is a guitar that is really cool and last, but not least is the Auto Builder. The Auto Builder can actually build Lego models by itself. This is a great set as it is educational and fun.
Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2
Kids age 8 love smartwatches. This one by Vtech has a digital and analog clock, games, 2 camera’s (for video and selfies), a microphone, a motion sensor for active play challenges and a built-in pedometer.
The smartwatch is splash and sweat-proof, but can not be submerged. Parental controls ensure that you control how much play time your kids get with the Kidizoom.
45″ Recurve Bow and Arrows Set
This bow and arrow set is perfect for introducing kids to archery. The set features 1 bow, 9 target fiberglass arrows, 2 target faces paper and is suitable for left and right-handed kids.
Hot Wheels Ai Starter Set Street Racing Edition
The Hot Wheels Ai Starter Set Street Racing Edition is the next evolution in Hot Wheels! No longer will your child have to drive their Hot Wheels cars on the carpet.
With this, they actually control the cars with the controller! This is like a real life video game and they can have 32 different track layouts and there are all kinds of “virtual hazards” like oils spills, blown out tires and much more.
Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit
Next up we have we have one of the more educational Christmas gifts for 8 year old boys, but do not worry it is a lot of fun.
The Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit is an award winning toy and with it, your child will learn how to make some cool circuits. With this knowledge, they can make a helicopter blade spin, an alarm, a bright light and many more.
Aura Drone with Glove Controller
Kids seem to love drones and that is why many Christmas gifts for 8 year old boys lists will have a drone on it.
We feel that the Aura Drone with Glove Controller is the best new drone out there for kids of this age. The fact that they use the super cool glove to control it makes it more fun and easier to control.
The Aura drone has some great tech inside it so that it can detect where it is, so if they are playing with it in the house it will know where the walls and roof are so the chances of your kid crashing it are quite low.
Apple iPad Mini
The iPad mini is the perfect alternative for an iPad or Kindle. It’s lightweight with a 7.9 inch Retina display, comes with a powerful A12 processor and has a battery life of up to 12 hours.
Kids can play games, listen to music, read, take pictures or unleash their inner artist using Apple Pencil (sold separately). Thanks to the compact size, it’s a great travel companion for sleep-overs and (road) trips!
Echo Dot Kids Edition
The Echo Dot kids edition makes a great tech gift for 8 year old boys. It comes with a 1-year subscription to the Amazon Kids+ on Alexa service, which features age-appropriate content for kids such as games, ad-free radio stations, play lists, and over 1,000 Audible books for kids.
The Echo Dot for kids features easy to use parental controls and comes with a 2 year worry-free replacement warranty.
Minion MiP Turbo Dave – Fun Balancing Robot Toy
You better watch out because Minion MiP Turbo Dave is packing a Fart Blaster and a smart mouth! For a fan of Minions, this is the ultimate gift.
Dave connects to a free app and with this app, your child can take full control of him. They can make him zip around the house, use his Fart Blaster and make over 140 different noises and there’s actually some educational value here too.
Star Wars Bladebuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber
There are a ton of Star Wars Christmas gifts for 8 year old boys on the market. But this is one of the coolest. It comes with a ton of different pieces, so many that they can make 100 different Lightsaber combinations.
It even lights up and sounds just like a Lightsaber from the movies! This is a lot of fun and if your child likes to build thing as well as save the galaxy, it is perfect for them.
Pro Court Height Adjustable Portable Basketball System
Here we have one of the best Christmas gifts for 8 year old boys who love basketball and sports. Not only your 8 year old but the whole family will really enjoy this Pro Court Height Adjustable Portable Basketball System which is an awesome hoop.
The adjustable heights allows you to have this at 7.5 feet which is great for them starting out. But this can actually go up to a regulation 10 feet high, so they can keep on using it even when they are a teenager.
Light Up Basketball
We are sticking with the basketball theme with this super cool and bright Light Up Basketball. This is the same size and the same weight as a regulation basketball.
What make it so cool is the fact that it has two super bright LED lights on the inside. When they bounce the ball or when it hits the rim or backboard it will light up. It is a really awesome effect and something that will make playing basketball extra fun.
K’NEX K-FORCE Super Strike RotoShot Blaster Building Set
If your 8 year old loves things like Nerf blasters then they will really enjoy this K’NEX K-FORCE Super Strike RotoShot Blaster Building Set.
K’NEX have done something really awesome here and that is mix building things with shooting things… two things boys love to do. The idea is that they can build their very own blaster and then test its firepower.
Celestron 70mm Travel Scope – Astronomy Telescope For Kids
Inspiring a kid to look to the skies is really cool and that is what you can do with the Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Scope. Celestron is one of the best makers of telescopes and this one here is a fantastic starter telescope.
It comes with a tripod, travel bag and even some software that will teach your child where to look at up in the sky to see cool stuff.
Razor E100 Glow Electric Scooter – Christmas Gifts For 8 Year Old Boys
With a top speed of 10 mph, the Razor E100 Glow Electric Scooter goes pretty fast, but thanks to the break, the cleverly designed handlebar, he is always going to be in complete control of it.
While this is fun to ride, a huge part of what makes this so popular is the LED light that goes around the scooter and makes it glow like a UFO!
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