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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.
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, which if we are remembering rightly might be how Terminator started! In all seriousness, 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.
Spy Gear Video Walkie Talkies
The Spy Gear – Video WalkieTalkies are the ultimate walkie talkies for your little action man this holiday season. With these, your child is going to be able to run around the house like a spy.
What makes these better than standard walkie talkies is the video screen. So they can chat with a buddy or they can even leave on in the kitchen so that they can prove to mom that dad is the one who is eating all the cookies!
These are an absolute blast and they are very reasonably priced as well, making them an excellent gift idea.
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.
Kids will have blast with this when they are racing against mom and dad or their friends. We love the starter set, but there is a more expensive, Batman version also available.
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 will teach a child about circuits and electricity. This 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.
There is just so much to do here and a huge part of the fun is your child coming up with their own circuits.
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. It can go in any direction they want and they can even make it do tricks like a barrel roll!
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.
Kano Computer Kit Make A Computer And Learn To Code
The Kano Computer Kit is a real STEM inspired Christmas gift idea as it is a lot of fun, but also educational.
This is actually used in schools to teach kids about coding and how computers work. It is very simple to use as the instructions break down building the computer in the same way Lego instructions work. Once they have it built they can surf the internet, make games, make apps and even use it to watch YouTube!
It is awesome all the stuff this can do and your kid will love learning what makes a computer tick.
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.
If you have a child who loves Minions and radio controlled things, they will have a blast with this… and we mean that literally as Dave has a Fart Blaster.
Star Wars Bladebuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber
You may have heard that there is a great disturbance in The Force, but do not worry as with the Star Wars Bladebuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber your child can build their own Lightsaber to keep the Empire at bay!
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.
Nerf Nitro Moto Fury Rapid Rally Action
For the kid who loves Nerf and loves cars, the Nerf Nitro Moto Fury Rapid Rally Action is one of the best Christmas gifts for 8 year old boys you can get.
This thing is awesome! Want to know what is cooler than shooting a Nerf dart out of a gun? Shooting a car! This set comes with the blaster and 12 cool Nerf cars that can be used with the two ramps and all the obstacles that you can make the cars jump over or just plow right through.
Your kid is going to have a lot of fun with this on Christmas day!
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.
It is very well made, having a solid backboard with great graphics and a solid steel rim which is great for monster slam dunks. A nice bonus is the five year guarantee that they give you so your family is getting many years of use out of it.
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.
It, of course, has a set of instructions for the way that it should be built. However, the fun here is when they come up with their own blaster configurations!
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 is quite powerful and thanks to the coated glass lenses, the images your child sees will be nice and clear. The Celestron offers great magnification so they are going to be able to see really, really far away.
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
Having a scooter on a Christmas gifts for 8 year old boys list is almost a legal requirement at this point. So we made sure to go for one of the coolest electric scooters, the Razor E100 Glow Electric Scooter.
With a top speed of 10 mph, it 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!