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A selection of the best toys and gifts for 8 year old boys. Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, these are the gifts that every 8 year old boy loves to get.
K’nex Jeep Wrangler
Build a real working replica of the iconic Jeep Wrangler! This K’nex Jeep Wrangler features 679 parts, including a battery powered motor. The building kit has lots of detail like working doors, steering and a pop up hood.
K’nex is made in America at a zero waste green production facility.
Star Wars Light Side Garmin VivoFit JR 2 Activity Tracker
The Star Wars Light Side kids activity tracker is the coolest kids activity tracker on the market right now. It can be accessed by parents to set chores and reward tools.
The tracker keeps your child on top of chores like: brushing teeth, cleaning their room, practice, doing homework and also tracks steps and a lot of other things.
Doing chores will unlock adventures and games featuring Rey, Kylo Ren and other Star Wars characters.
There’s also a Spiderman, Frozen 2 Anna, Frozen 2 Elsa and a Disney Princess edition of this cool activity tracker.
Harry Potter LEGO Knight Bus
8 Year old boys who love Harry Potter, will jump for joy with the latest addition to the Hogwarts LEGO collection: The LEGO Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban Knight Bus 75957 Building Kit.
It’s 403 pieces of playing fun with this 3 level bus from the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban adventure. The bus features a hinged side panel for easy access, removable roof, a swinging chandelier and 3 mini figures: Ernie Prang, Harry Potter and Stan Shunpike.
Tabletop Air Hockey Table
This tabletop air hockey table will be tons of fun on family game night or for just playing with his friends. The air hockey table has a modern design, is sturdy and comes with 2 mini pucks, 2 mini pushers and 2 scoreboard options.
Simply plug it in and let the fun begin!
Gumball Machine Maker Lab – Super Stunts & Tricks
Build your own custom made gumball machine with the gumball machine maker lab kit.
Let the gumballs perform cool tricks and stunts like a roller coaster, marble run & pinball machine all in one. Learn about Newtons law and physics & gravity.
The Thames & Kosmos gumball machine maker lab comes with a small supply of gumballs.
GlowCity Light Up LED Soccer Ball
A good gift for 8 year old boys who love sports. This light up soccer ball has 2 powerful LED lights that make it shine like a star. Great for a game of nighttime soccer. There’s also a light up football and a light up basketball.
ArmoGear Infrared Laser Tag Blasters and Vests
For 8 year old boys who love laser battles we’ve got these fantastic ArmoGear laser taggers & vests, which are great for both indoor and outdoor battles.
Up to 4 teams can play, multi gun settings, real target vests, night vision, multi ammo, 150 ft shooting range, voice guided directions, and invisibility mode. These are by far the best, most awesome laser taggers money can buy!
New Neon Flash Kids Scooter
The coolest scooter on the market right now. This spectacular trail blazer features awesome Neon LED lights under the deck and motion activated LED lights in its wheels. Maximum fun, control and performance! Available in green and red Neon.
Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash
For kids that love racing with cars the Hot Wheels criss cross crash track set will give them the thrill of their lives. Line up the cars with the car feeder and race!
The cars fly past really fast and the track has intersections, hairpin turns and more. Kids learn to “time” the cars, so you can get several cars on the track at once andit’s very exciting to see them all crash.
Ozobot Bit Coding Robot (Blue)
The Ozobot bit coding robot is a great STEM toy that will teach your kid about coding in a fun way. The Ozobot uses a special coding technique (color codes & visual programming), so that even pre readers can program the bot.
Crate Creatures Sizzle
Pop the lock by using the crowbar and open the crate. Pull Sizzle’s tongue and he’ll show his glowing eyes, make fun noises and vibrate. Sizzle can make 45 unique creature sounds and also record your kids voice and play it back in monster voice!
Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet
Is your 8 year old boy asking for a tablet? Then consider giving him a child friendly tablet like the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition.
The tablet has an 8″ HD screen, 32 GB of storage, a kid proof case, 10 hours of battery life and a worry free 2 year warranty. (If the child breaks it, they’ll replace it, no questions asked.) The Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is available in Yellow, Blue and Pink.
Air Hogs Star Wars Remote Control Millennium Falcon
A perfect gift for an 8 year old Star Wars lover. Can be used both in and outdoors, made of impact resistant material, 4 concealed rotors, makes authentic sounds, has awesome LED lights and a hyper drive stunt mode. Easy to fly thanks to intuitive controls.
Rock And Roll It SpecDrum
Portable electronic drum kit for an 8 year old boy who wants to learn how to play drums. Comes with a play by color music book for easy learning, a drum kit, drumsticks, pedals and headphones. The drum kit also features a cool record function for playing back songs.
Don’t Step In It
The most hilarious game of the year and sure to become a family game night favorite! Step in the fewest poops (after being blindfolded) and be the winner!
Aura Drone With Glove Controller
The awesome Aura drone with glove controller is a drone that you can fly by using your hands. No more remote control needed as the glove is the controller.
Flying the Aura drone is totally easy and anyone can fly it. It has features like auto take off, auto hover, auto land, height and distance limiters and a safety frame that protects the Aura and its environment from any mishaps.
Children from the age of 6 will totally love flying and doing cool stunts with this spectacular drone.
See also: Christmas Gifts for 8 Year Old Boys
Lego Boost Creative Toolbox
Here we have the next evolution in Lego sets with all its sensors, motors and so on, the LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox.
We are really blown away by this as this is like Lego from the future! The idea of this set is that your child (age 7 – 12) will build one of five things and then with the free downloadable app, they will be able to interact with these creations.
- Vernie The Robot is a wise cracking robot
- The M.T.R 4 is a rover that they can make go all over the house
- Guitar 4000 is the guitar from the future
- Frankie The Cat is a robot cat who has his very own personality
- Auto Builder is a mini Lego factory that actually builds little Lego sets!
The amount of different things that this set offers is just phenomenal. It is a ton of fun, but it is also going to push your child in ways that a regular Lego set does not.
For kids who have a love of Lego and Robotics, this is going to be one of the most epic gifts they ever get!
Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker
The gift that keeps on giving to the whole family. A soft serve ice cream maker that automatically makes delicious soft serve ice cream. Just put the ingredients in and let the machine do its work.
It’s made by Cuisinart, known for their quality kitchen appliances.
A 4 Slot Hot Dog Toaster That Makes The Yummiest Hot Dogs
Young boys love hot dogs! Dad loves hot dogs, mom loves hot dogs! The whole family loves hot dogs! This 4 slot hot dog toaster will prepare 4 hot dogs within minutes.
A fantastic way to enjoy your favorite snack at home!
Electronic Claw Machine
Take kids to a bowling alley or mall and you can’t get past the Electronic Claw Machine. Well they can now have one their own!
Fill the machine with small prizes and use the coins to play with it. Kids love to catch the prices to see what they won!
Minion MiP Turbo Dave
The Minion MiP Turbo Dave is one of the best Minion toys you can get. When you connect Dave to a smart device he really does come alive. You have a lot of control over Dave and you can make him react in all kinds of fun ways.
Your 8 year old will be able to talk to him and move him around. Not only is this a lot of fun, but it’s teaching your child some basic STEM coding so there’s a fair bit of educational value here as well.
Dave can do over 140 different sounds and phrases from the Minion and Despicable Me movies so there are many different noises you can get him to make. One of the major highlights of this toy is Dave’s Fart Blaster, which never gets old, ok so maybe it does, but to your kid, it will not.
Astronomy Telescopes For Kids
One of the most awesome gifts for 8 year old boys! Explore the wonders of the night sky with one of these astronomy telescopes. These starter telescopes make perfect astronomy telescopes for kids as they are easy to set up and use.
Astronomy is a magnificent hobby for both boys and girls and their moms and dads of course.
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Astronomy Books For Kids
Books that teach kids all about the wonders of the universe. All three book are specially written for kids. An interesting and fun way to learn about astronomy and science.
These astronomy books for kids make a perfect match with one of the telescopes shown above.
Science Sets For Kids
Science sets for kids are a cool and fun way for kids to learn about science. All kind of interesting science experiments that show children how for example magnetism or electric circuits work.
Science is a subject that becomes more and more important in this highly technological society. A science set for kids will give your child a head start in science. A great gift of fun and knowledge I ‘d say!
Outdoor Toys For 8 Year Old Boys
Kids need to get away from the TV screen and spend more time doing outdoor activities. That’s exactly the reason why these cool outdoor toys are perfect gifts for 8 year old boys.
One of the most popular outdoor toys at the moment is the Blast Pad Missile Launcher which uses kid power to launch rockets.
Lego Sets For 8 Year Old Boys
Lego sets make much loved gifts for 8 year old boys. This is one of the few evergreen toys. Other toy trends may come and go but Lego keeps on rocking.
Kids never grow tired of Lego, that makes Lego one of the safest bets if you don’t know what present to buy for an 8 year old boy.
Bike Accessories For Boys
Totally awesome bike accessories to pimp your bike, making it the coolest ride ever! Fabulous LED wheel lights that every boy would love to have on his bike. Or how about a muffler system that sounds like a motorbike.
Cool stuff indeed!
Art Sets For Kids
Art sets for kids make wonderful presents for both boys and girls. Lovely creative gifts ranging from a pottery studio, mega coloring and paint sets to the ever popular Spirograph.
Books For 8 Year Old Boys
Books do make great gifts for 8 year old boys! Boys love to read as long as the books are fun, interesting and educational.
The books selected here are all good reads for 8 year old boys. Science, cookbooks and great pranks are just a few of them.
Let the reading begin!
Cool Games For Boys
These fun games are another evergreen gift idea for an 8 year old boy. They all make lovely gifts, from the totally hilarious Pie Face to the exciting electronic battle ship game.
Games also are a great way to spend some quality family time.
Christmas Gifts For 8 Year Old Boys
All the gifts on this page do make great Christmas gifts for an 8 year old boy. However, we decided to select a couple of all time favorites to give you some extra choice.
Best Nerf Guns
One of the hottest gifts for 8 year old boys are these awesome Nerf guns. Every young boy loves Nerf guns as they’re so much fun to play with.
This page shows a selection of the most popular Nerf guns, like the Nerf N Strike Elite HyperFire and the totally hot Nerf Lazer Tag.
The Coolest RC Cars
Radio Controlled cars are much loved gifts for 8 year old boys. The only negative about RC cars is that they eat batteries, that’s why I would recommend to buy some rechargeable batteries as well.
Rechargeable batteries will save a lot of money on batteries and it’s good for the environment too!
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