What are the best gifts and toys for 8 year old girls? Eight is not enough. Whether you are looking for birthday or Christmas presents for 8 year old girls, check out our list of over 300 gifts for 8 year old girls from cool science gifts to beauty gifts.
She is growing up so fast. In just a few years, she has already reached the middle of childhood. It’s a brave new world as this is the first year of the “tween” years. She’s not quite little and she’s not yet a big kid. The upcoming year will be filled with so many adventures and milestones. While no 2 children are the same, as a parent it is important to understand what is happening developmentally. Here are the common milestones for 8 year olds.
She’s really starting to come into her own in terms of her physical ability. Team sports are a great way to keep her fit, have fun, and help improve her eye hand coordination. Socially, friends are becoming more important. In academics, she is ready for the third grade. Eight year old girls love to tell you about their day at school. At this age, girls love telling detailed stories with a beginning, middle, and end. Her sense of abstract thinking is maturing and she loves asking questions that help her see things more clearly.
What are the best gift ideas for 8 year old girls? Think about her strengths, talents, and interests. While many 8 year old girls still love toys, some eight year old girls want more big kid gifts. Many 8 year old girls are starting to get interested in beauty and personal electronics. The longer you can hold of the bigger-kid gifts, the better. She is only going to be 8 once.
Whether you are looking for Christmas or birthday presents for 8 year old girls, we’ve rounded our list of over 300 of the best gifts for 8 year old girls.
Beauty Gifts for Girls Age 8
While she is beautiful already, some 8 year old girls start obsessing about wearing makeup and getting their ears pierced, because some of their friends are already allowed to. For most parents, this is a gray area. While she is anxious to grow up so fast, we still want our daughters to be little girls in elementary school. Here are fun presents for 8 year old girls that let her experiment with beauty, while recognizing she is a little girl.
The New Braiding Handbook
Who doesn’t love trying new things with their hair? From Fabulous fishtails to beautiful Buns, this book from Abby Smith teaches your little girl how to create 60 different braids for just about every occasion. The beautiful pictures inside help your future hair stylist follow along.
Wet Brush Detangle Hair Brush
For girls, there is nothing worse than detangling their hair. Fortunately, somebody invented the Wet Brush. While it looks like an ordinary brush, it combs through knots and tangles like butter. The secret is its bendable bristles. It comes in several cute designs like this Emoji-inspired design.
Conair Topsytail All in One Styling
You may remember this wacky beauty gadget for the 90s. With Topsy Tail, she never has to feel bored with her hair. This little gadget can transform a simple ponytail into a fancy twisted pony tail. Once they get the basics down, girls can easily create new styles without having to worry about coordination. It works like magic.
JLIKA Elastic Hair Ties
Ribbon hair ties are a great alternative to conventional elastic hair ties. These stretchy elastics are tied in a knot around your pony tail, giving it great life. They come in so many fun colors and patterns that make them easy to coordinate with your outfits. The best part? They are much gentler on your hair, leaving no creases.
Hipsy Adjustable Headbands
The easiest way to accessorize her hair is with a stylish hair band. No matter what style she is sporting, these fashionable hair bands from Hipsy are the perfect gift. The coolest part? Not only do they not slip, but also they are adjustable so she can get the perfect fit.
ETUDE HOUSE Cat Ear Etti Hair Band
With its little pink cat ears peaking out of the headband, this has to be the most adorable headband. It’s perfect for keeping her hair back while she is doing her beauty routine. Who doesn’t want to look super cute while cleansing their face?
ALEX Spa Hair Chalk Party 2 Go
Is your 8 year old girl begging to color her hair? Instead of hair dye, hair chalk is a great alternative for those with lighter hair. With 12 different hair chalk colors, Alex Toys has put together a fun hair chalk kit. It’s perfect for keeping her and her friends occupied during sleepovers or parties. The best part? It washes out with shampoo.
BHF 10pcs Colored Clip in Hair Extensions
If she’s dying for unicorn or mermaid colored hair, she can pull off this adorable look without the use of dye. These colored hair clip extensions simply clip into your hair, adding different colors on the rainbow. Finally she can live out her rainbow colored hair dreams.
Snazaroo Face Paint Ultimate Party PackAges 3+
Most little girls dream of using makeup on special occasions. For this age, face painting is just as fun as makeup especially for birthday parties. Unlike makeup, Snazaroo face paints are all water based which makes them easy to put on and remove. Both perfume free and meeting the strictest cosmetic regulations, it’s one of the most popular face paints for kids.
Klutz Face Painting Craft KitAges 8-15
Who wouldn’t love face painting on their birthday? Designed for beginners, this kit from Klutz is one of our favorite face painting kits. Not only does it come with a book that walks you through all different ideas, it comes with a palette of Wolfe face paint. While it is not as rigorously tested as Snazaroo, Wolfe is one of the leaders in professional face paint. This water based paint is not only highly pigmented, it is easy to layer.
Fashion Angels Make-Up Artist Studio-Box SetAges 8+
Most 8 year old girls are at the age when they start to get interested in makeup. As parents, we don’t want our daughters to grow up too fast. Thankfully, Fashion Angels makes a kit for girls that allows them to experiment with makeup without actually putting it on their face. This kit comes with a child makeup palette that girls can use to put makeup on the models in the included book or even on their face if they are allowed to.
ALEX Spa Fun Mix and Make Up Lip ShimmerAges 6+
If she loves getting crafty and makeup, she will love this kit from Alex toys that lets her make her own lip gloss. It’s not really hard to make. It comes with the base and kids just add colors, sparkles, and scented oils to it. After you are done, you transfer it to the cute Popsicle containers.
Lip Smacker Original Flavors Party Pack Lip Glosses
Lipstick is cool but there are so many harmful ingredients in them especially if she’s going to ingest it. She might be not ready to use lipstick, but Lip Smackers are just as fun to apply over your lips. Not only do they come in a variety of tasty flavors like Wild Raspberry, they leave your lips feeling moisturized.
Unicorn Snot Glitter Gel for Body and Face
Does she really love unicorns? Then she probably wouldn’t mind rubbing unicorn snot all over her body and face. This non toxic body gel simply rubs on the skin. The best part? When it dries, it leaves a glittery sparkle on the skin. She will feel just like a unicorn.
BMC Tattoo Body Art Design Stencils Kit
Nobody wants to be plain and boring. Body art for kids is a lot of fun especially when it is temporary. This kit comes with everything girls need to paint their own temporary glittery tattoos including stencils, glitter, and glue. It’s the perfect birthday activity.
Bath & Body
Burt’s Bees Gift Set
You don’t have to spend a lot of money on a beauty kit. Burt’s Bees makes several cute one like this Everyday Essentials gift set that comes with lotions and creams that she can use on her whole body. We love the way it is packaged, which makes it excellent for gift giving.
Philosophy Birthday Girl
Treat your 8 year old girl on her birthday with this cute spa kit from Philosophy. She will love lathering her body up with the birthday scented shower and bubble bath gel. Of course, it wouldn’t be complete without birthday cake shampoo and lip gloss. She might even be able to skip the Birthday cake.
Pacifica Beauty Spray
For young girls who are still growing, we recommend a natural non toxic perfume that is also fun to wear. Both Pacifica and LaVanilla make non toxic perfumes that are suitable for young girls. Made of essential oils, this one from Pacifica is free of all the artificial nasties in commercial perfumes. With a tropical smell, it’s a light smelling fruity fragrance.
PURELL Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer
While they are everywhere you go, germs are so nasty. You can’t go wrong with hand sanitizer. With a fun and cute form factor, these ones from Purell come in different scents and are perfect for traveling with.
Rejuvelle Bath Bomb Gift Set
Who doesn’t like smelling nice? Packed with 6 different bath balms, this gift set allows her to turn an ordinary bath into a spa like experience. With all natural fragrances and skin softening ingredients, it’s the perfect way to pamper her on her special occasion. The only problem? She might never want to get out of the bath.
I’m Real Mask Sheet Pack of 11
Face masks are great because they go much further than the surface of your skin to give you a deeper clean than normal cleansing. This stash of 11 face masks is a lot of fun to experiment with. They are sheet masks that are dosed in all different fun ingredients from Aloe to Avocado. You simply apply the sheet mask on your face for 20 to 30 minutes before removing it.
KLUTZ Make Your Own Soap Science Kit
If she’s the crafty type, she will love this beauty kit from Klutz. This fun kit lets her make all different fun-shaped soaps. She simply melts the soap base in the microwave, adds pigment, and adds her own ingredients to make her own scented soaps. There’s a recipe book to help her get started. The best part? She can give them as gifts.
Creativity for Kids Day at The Spa Deluxe Gift Set
What 8 year old girl wouldn’t love taking a trip to the spa to get a manicure or pedicure? Now she doesn’t have to leave her house with this kit from Creativity for kids. It comes with everything you need for a relaxing day at the spa from a satin eye mask to a nail dryer. While regular nail polishes contain toxic ingredients, this kit contains water based nail polish and press on nails. It’s the perfect birthday or Christmas activity for kids.
ALEX Spa Sketch It Nail Pens Salon
Has she reached that stage when all she can think about is doing her nails? This fun kit from Alex Toys allows her and her friends to paint their nails. In addition to nail pens, it comes with additional accessories for girls to decorate their nails including gems and stickers. It’s the perfect gift for girls who want to get into nail art.
Expressions Girls 7 Day Nail Set
Who needs nail polish when you can get just as pretty designs using clip on nails? This fun nail kit contains enough clip-on nails for every day of the week. She can try out a new pattern every day.
Jewelry Gifts for 8 Year Old Girls
At this age, she’s starting to build up a collection of jewelry. It’s nice to give her a place where she can put all her jewelry. A ballerina jewelry box with music is a wonderful present for an 8 year old girl. Personalize necklaces or bracelets also make great gifts for 8 year old girls. She’s going to love anything with her initials or birthstone on it.
MyGift Tabletop Jewelry Organizer
At this age, she has probably started to get more pieces of jewelry. This beautiful jewelry organizer allows her to organize her bracelets, earrings, and rings on any tabletop. With 3 tiers for jewelry and a base to hold earring and rings, it helps her keep things organized and untangled so she can easily pick out the piece she is going to wear without digging through drawers.
Lenox Childhood Memories Ballerina Jewelry Box
Every little girl remembers her first jewelry box. Most jewelry boxes for kids are made out of cardboard. Made out of metal, this beautifully made jewelry box from Lennox is the perfect gift to celebrate her 8th birthday. It’s perfect for holding all her little keepsakes. Not only does it have a twirling ballerina, it plays the song Für Elise.
KLOUD City Two-Layer Jewelry box
Does she have a ton of jewelry? Then this giant size 10 X 10 inch jewelry box is the perfect jewelry box for her. Inside, it’s got two removeable trays with several compartments to hold all of her jewelry. It even comes with a key to lock all of her precious goodies inside. The dark velvety purple color gives it a royal look.
Custom Personalized Name Necklace
There is nothing more thoughtful than a personalized piece of jewelry. What could be more personal than jewelry featuring her name? This one can be customized with up to 10 characters and you can even add her birthstone to give it a more personal touch. She will love wearing it because it’s a reflection of her.
Fairytale Mermaid Pendant Necklace Jewelry
Do mermaids make her happier than anything else in the world? Then she will love showing off this quirky pendant with an adorable 2 inch mermaid charm. Available in an assortment of colors, it’s got sparkly stones on it. With a 17 inch chain, it will make her sparkle just like a real mermaid.
QILMILY Blue Mermaid Scale Necklace
If mermaids were real, they would probably wear this adorable pendant necklace. It’s got cute mermaid scales on it that are a cross between something geometric and something a little bit more natural occurring. Available in several colors, it’s one of those pieces that will go with just about anything in your mermaid lover’s closet.
EVERLEAD Living Memory Locket
You have probably seen these lockets that can be opened up and filled with little charms inside. You can personalize them by putting different charms inside. This one has a 30mm diameter, which is perfect for holding 4-5 average sized charms. It’s the perfect gift for an 8 year old girl who wants real jewelry.
Queenberry Cable Bracelet For Bead Charms
If you haven’t heard of Pandora bracelets, they are super popular and expensive. This one from Queenberry is basically an inexpensive version of the real thing. On its own, this charm bracelet is not special. As your 8 year old grows up, it can be filled with charms that represent each milestone in her life.
Lokai Classic Bracelet
When you look at it, there is nothing inherently special about the Lokai bracelet. It’s just silicone beads with one white bead on one end and a black bead on the other side. What makes it special is what it represents. The black bead is said to contain mud from the Dead Sea, while the white bead contains water harvested from Mount Everest. These are the highest and lowest points on Earth, which is a metaphor for life.
BodyJ4You Choker 24-Pack
Just about every girl in the world is wearing a choker from celebrities to school children. While its popularity has gone up and down over the years, it is one accessory that every girl has right now. This gift pack contains 24 stretchy chokers so she can sport a new choker almost every day.
Efy Tal Initial Necklace with Birthstone
One of the most special gifts you can give your 8 year old is a personalized necklace from Efy Tal. A simple necklace with her initial and birthstone on it is a gift that she will never forget. Available in different chain lengths, it’s easy to wear on its own or layer it with other necklaces.
Efy Tal Mother Daughter Cutout Heart Necklaces
There is nothing more sentimental than a mother daughter necklace. Show her there is no bond more powerful than with her with this beautiful sterling steel necklace from Efy Tal. This two piece jewelry set has one large heart for you to wear and a cutout for your daughter to wear. When both of you wear it, you will be inseparable no matter where life takes her.
Fashion Gifts for 8 Year Old Girls
Some girls this age are really into fashion and are concerned what to wear and what not to wear. It is always important to remind her that what she says is more important that what she wears. Here are gifts that will appeal to her sense of fashion.
The Children’s Place Emoji Pajama Set
What could be cuter than Emoji themed pajamas? If she’s thinking about Emojis all week long, she will love wearing these 100% cotton pajamas on the weekend. These snuggly pajamas include both a top and bottom that are splashed with an adorable Emoji print.
The Children’s Place Girls’ 2-Piece Cotton Pajamas
There is nothing more adorable than wearing a cute pair of pajamas on Christmas day. If she hates waking up early, she will love this pair of pajamas that says “I Only Wake Up Early On December 25th.” Made of 100% cotton, they are not treated with any flame retardants. The best part? They are too cute to wear only on Christmas morning.
The Children’s Place Texting Nightgown
On hot summer days, there is nothing more comfortable than a nightgown. Made out of 100% polyester, this one is light and airy so she won’t get overheated when she sleeps. It helps that it has a cute saying on it too.
If she’s got an American Girl doll, she will love these matching pajamas from Leveret. Available in so many adorable styles, this set includes one pair of 100% cotton pajamas for her and one pair for her 18 inch doll. The cutest part? When both of them put them on, they will look like twins.
Joytton Satin Kimono Robe
Made out of Satin, this kimono is a lot of fun to wear. This one is sized for kids and comes in the most vibrant colors. The kimono robe actually originated in Japan and is used to celebrate special occasions. It’s perfect for wearing on special occasions like a birthday sleep over party or just lounging around with on a warm summer night.
Ultra-Homes Princess Hooded Kid Towel
Made out of 100% cotton, this is a beautiful thick and luxurious towel. The coolest part? It has a hood on it. She will love wrapping herself in it after a shower, bath, or swim. Not only does it keep her body warm, but it also keeps her head warm until she can change into something.
TowelSelections Girls Hooded Robe
There is nothing better than putting on a warm bathrobe on a cold winter morning when you get out of the shower. Most girls will love this roomy 100% polyester one from TowelSelections. Not only does it have pockets on the sides, it has a hood that will help dry her hair. The fleece material is soft and comfortable, making her feel luxurious.
She will love making a fashion statement with this Kigurmi. Available in just about every character that you can think of, these one piece pajamas are perfect for showing off her sense of style and humor. Because who wouldn’t want to walk around as a Narwhal or Unicorn?
Snoozies Splitz Applique Slipper Sock
Socks are cool but slipper socks are even cooler. Available in so many cute patterns, these slipper socks from Snoozies are super soft and adorable. They have a non slip grip on the bottom, which means she can even walk around on hardwood floors. The only problem? She may never want to wear a pair of normal socks again.
Happy Feet Animal Slippers
Designed to make your feet happy, Happy Feet aren’t your regular pair of slippers. These playful slippers come in a variety of cute designs from cute puppies to licensed characters. They are perfect for 8 year old girls to show off their personality. What could be cooler than walking around with adorable puppies on your feet?
Yokids Faux Fur Slide Flip Flop
What happens when you take boring flip flops and add fuzzy faux fur to them? You can these glam inspired flip flops. While they are available in different colors, these rainbow-colored ones will make unicorn lovers jealous.
Wishpets Stuffed Animal Slippers
The minute she gets these adorable slippers she is going to want to trod around the house like a Grizzly Bear. When you put them on, not only do they keep your feet warm and comfortable, they are silly fun. When the moon comes out, she might even start howling. Just don’t try to run outside like a Grizzly Bear.
CTTC Plush Slipper Narwal
Unicorns are cute but nobody has spotted one yet. Narwhals are the closest cousin to a real life unicorn. Now your 8 year old can wear these adorable sea creatures on her feet with these adorable slippers. Not only do they light up, they have their signature horns. Her feet will be the cutest feet in the “sea” of slippers.
YINGGG Emoji Slippers
First Emojis appeared on your phone and now they are everywhere. Who wouldn’t want poo on their slippers? Available in different styles, these adorable slippers are the perfect gift for Emoji lovers. The coolest part? She will love walking everywhere with poo on her feet.
Cat Ears Faux Fur Pom Pom Charm
Now she can reinvent her backpack or purse with this fuzzy pom pom bag charm. Not only is it cute, it’s got little cat ears on it. It comes in a variety of fun colors and can be strapped to just about anything. Who knew that pom pom could be so fun to accessorize with?
GUND Pusheenicorn Backpack Clip Plush Figurine
Backpacks on their own are cool but personalizing them with a backpack clip is even cooler. If she loves Pusheen the cat, this backpack clip is a seriously fun way for her to show off her love. What could be better than Pusheen as a Unicorn?
Stephen Joseph Wallet, Unicorn
If your Unicorn lover is dreaming of a wallet with a Unicorn on it, then she will fall in love with this wallet from Stephen Joseph. With a classic trifold design and Velcro closure, this wallet will hold not only hold cash, but it even has a zippered pocket for coins. She will love taking it everywhere she goes and enjoy the responsibility of being a big girl now.
KAVU Rope Bag
Kavu rope bags are perfect for just about any girl. With a sturdy well built construction, these bags are rugged and come in so many adorable styles. The unique thing is the single strap which allows you to hold the bag behind you much like a backpack. For 8 year old girls, the size couldn’t be more perfect.
Vera Bradley Women’s Zip ID Case
Most 8 year old girls don’t need a substantial wallet. She just needs something for her school ID and maybe a some spare change. Available in the cutest designs, this Zip ID Case from Vera Bradley does the trick. With 2 pockets, it’s got room for her lunch money and ID. She can easily clip it to a lanyard.
Vera Bradley All In One Crossbody Wallet
If your 8 year old girl is looking for her first real purse, a small wristlet is a perfect option. With 2 zippered compartments, this one from Vera Bradeley has plenty of room to hold all her essentials. The best part? It can either be worn from her wrist or cross body.
Vera Bradley Little Crossbody
With exciting prints, this little cross body purse from Vera Bradeley is the perfect starter purse for 8 year old girls. 9 X 6.25 inches, it’s big enough to carry anything an 8 year old girl would need to carry from her wallet to lip gloss. With an adjustable strap, she can wear it cross body or over her shoulder.
The Children’s Place Girls’ Emoji Backpack
Emoji lovers will love this cute book bag that will show off her fun loving personality. With a zippered pocket on the front, a large compartment, a water bottle holder, it has plenty of room for all of her school supplies. Everyone in her class will fall in love with the Emoji print.
Limited Too Rainbow Tie Dye with Sequins Backpack
When she was young, character backpacks were cool, but here’s a backpack that is for a big girl. Who doesn’t like the look of sequins? With just the right amount of sparkle, this backpack is a great way for her to show that she is all grownup now. With a pocket on the front and mesh side pocket, it’s got plenty of room for her to organize her school supplies.
Herschel Pop Quiz Kids Backpack
Herschel makes some of the most stylish backpacks that are perfect for elementary school children. Its backpacks come in the most adorable colors and patterns. Designed for anybody 7 and up, this one is called the Pop Quiz, which is your basic backpack that has multiple pockets for organizing everything. The front compartment is perfect for storing her pencils
American Tourister Disney Luggage
American Tourister makes some of the most adorable Disney themed suitcases for kids. Celebrating some of the most popular Disney characters, it is impossible not to love the design. Not only is it cute, it’s designed to be very functional with loads of compartments. It’s perfectly sized for kids too, so she will be able to hold it or wheel it around by herself.
Emoji Pink Heart Eyes Luggage
With a fun Emoji print that any 8 year old girl will fall in love with, this suitcase from FAB NY makes the perfect birthday or Christmas gift. With an extendable handle, it’s small enough for your 8 year old girl to tote around. Designed to fit in the carryon compartment, it has plenty of room to put all her traveling stuff inside.
Totes Kids Bubble Umbrella
Available in so many cute designs, this bubble umbrella from Totes is not only cute, but practical. It has a unique bubble design that comes down around you, which keeps you from getting wet even when it is windy. The transparent material allows you to see through the sides. It’s an umbrella that not only keeps you dry, but will never go out of style.
Timex Kids Purple Resin Watch
Getting your first watch is a lot of fun. She doesn’t need a fancy one at this age. This one from Timex comes in so many different colors so you can find the right one for her personality. It has an adjustable band that allows it to fit perfectly on her wrist. With an easy to read face, it is the perfect watch for her to practice telling time.
Salt Water Sandals by Hoy Shoe
Who said that you have to pay a lot for stylish sandals? Available in just about every color, these sandals from Salt Water Sandals are not only beautiful, they are seriously comfortable. Made of leather, these slippers get more comfortable the more you use them. With a gorgeous look, they are so fun to style with.
adidas Originals Kids’ Superstar Sneaker
If she wants to sport a super clean look, these Superstar Sneakers from Adidas are extremely popular sneakers. They come in all sorts of different colors and have the signature 3-stripe Adidas logo on the side. These ones are cut in children’s sizes, which makes them perfect for 8 year old girls.
adidas Stan Smith J Tennis Shoe
Adidas Stan Smiths got their start in the 1960s as a tennis shoe, but today they have become a staple. In fact, it’s one of the most popular shoes Adidas makes. With a simplistic and basic design, these shoes are easy to style with anything and perfect for any sneaker lover.
Heelys Launch Skate Shoe
If you go to any mall, you will probably see kids rolling past you. It’s hard to believe, but Heelys are back. With a single wheel on them, Heelys are part shoe and part ride on. They come in the most adorable colors and patterns, which makes them as fashionable as they are fun. You will wish it came in adult sizes. Don’t forget the helmet!
Skechers Kids Kids’ S Energy Lights Sneaker
What happens when you take high top sneakers and put lights in their soles? You get these lights up sneakers from Skechers. Available in different colors, these shoes come with a USB cord that allows kids to charge them. Once charged, you can change the color of the lights. The only problem? She is not going to want to take them off.
Kamik Raindrops Rain Boot
During the rainy season, there is nothing more adorable than a pair of cute rain boots. Made out of rubber, these affordable ones from Kamik come in the cutest colors that any 8 year old girl will love. They even have a cute little buckle on them
Bearpaw Emma Shearling Boot
While Uggs are super popular, these winter boots from Bearpaw are an inexpensive alternative. This is a great looking boot and perfect for pairing with jeans and other winter outfits. The outside is made out suede and the inside is a blend of sheep skin and wool. During the winter, she won’t want to take her feet out of these boots.
Muck Boot Hale Pull-on Boot
In the winter, there is nothing worse than muddy tennis shoes. Luckily, winter boots were invented. Now these are beautiful winter boots. Made out of rubber and neoprene, these boots are not only waterproof, they are flexible so they fit great. They will not only keep her feet dry, but also she doesn’t have to worry about muddy feet.
Designed for children entering the 3rd grade, this workbook from BrainQuest is a great way for your child to review the concepts she has already learned. It’s a comprehensive book covering everything from math to English.
Summer Bridge Activities, Grades 2 – 3
With loads of activities for children to complete, this big workbook is perfect for reviewing everything she learned in the 2nd grade and concepts that she will be learning in the third grade. With 12 weeks of material, this workbook is designed to keep your little girl’s mind sharp during the summer break. The short 15 minute daily exercises cover everything from math to social studies.
Illuminated World Globe for Kids With Stand
The best way for her to learn about geography is with a globe. Unlike a map, a globe is a perfect replica of the Earth so kids are better able to see its shape. Because of its round shape, it is easy to see where different places are in relation to where you are. With an 8 inch diameter, this one is designed for kids. The coolest part? It lights up.
State Quarter Map
Does she love collecting quarters? Normal maps are cool but a coin collecting map is even cooler. Measuring 13″ X 16.5 inches, this huge wall map has a slot for each State so she can easily see what she has collected and what she needs to collect. It’s a great way to teach her about all the States and make it fun at the same time.
Here is a game that is not only fun to play, but designed to teach children about US Geography. The game comes with 4 US maps, which have a hand drawn look. It comes with 50 cards that correspond to each State and description cards. Each player gets a hand of 5 State cards. Players take turns and have to match one of their State cards with a description card that is drawn.
Most 8 year old girls are ready to take on more responsibility so it’s a good time to involve her in household chores and think about giving her an allowance.
Melissa & Doug Responsibility ChartAges 3-10
Ask any parent: There is no shortage of housework that tends to pile up during the week. A responsibility chart is a great way to teach your 8 year how to help around the house. This magnetic chart from Melissa & Doug is great because it can be customized for her using the various magnets. She can finally help setting the table or taking out the trash.
Moonjar Classic MoneyboxAges 4+
Does she get allowance? Then this little money bank is a great way for her to split up her allowance money. It comes with 3 separate banks for saving, spending, and sharing. She will love dividing her allowance money up as she learns the importance of budgeting and money management.
TableTopics FamilyAges 6+
Sitting at the table before dinner to have a conversation can be a powerful communication device. If you are stumped about what to discuss, you will love TableTopics. This box of questions comes with 135 questions that make excellent conversation starters. Questions include things like “who is one of your heroes and why do they inspire you.” It’s a great way to strengthen the family.
STEM and Science Toys For 8 Year Old Girls
You don’t need to turn the house into a laboratory to get her interested in science, these science kit are perfect for the mad scientist in your life.
Kano Harry Potter Coding KitAges 6+
Want your kids to learn coding in a fun, magical way? The Harry Potter Coding Kit from Kano lets kids build a wand, learn to code, and make magic! There are over 70 creative challenges for kids to engage with. Make feathers fly, goblets multiply, fire flow, pumpkins grow, and more. What’s cool? Wave your coding wand to see the magical effects on-screen. Play on tablets and computers. Who’s ready for fun?
Kano Computer Kit TouchAges 6+
Want to make a touchscreen computer? The Kano Computer Kit Touch lets kids make their own tablet. What’s cool is that you can build it yourself with the included step-by-step guide. There are over 100 creative challenges and you’ll even learn to code. You can make art, games, music, and even hack Minecraft. It’s the perfect gift for budding techies.
Say hello to Cozmo. He’s a robot with personality running AI that learns and evolves the more you play with him. He uses computer vision to know who is in the room. He maps out the world around him to avoid obstacles. Powered by an emotion engine, he sulks if you don’t play with him for a while or gets excited when he recognizes a face and wins a game. All these emotions vary depending on various inputs. He plays games with power cubes, counts numbers, stacks blocks and more. The coolest part? You can even program him without needing a background in robotics.
LEGO BoostAges 7-12
LEGO Boost is a top contender for Toy of the Year honors thanks to its brilliant innovation and design. Build five different models from a robot to a working guitar and a cat. Lego Boost allows kids to bring their Legos to life with simple programming – adding personality, sound, and even motion. The set includes over 840 pieces. And the best part is you can combine with your own pieces to create your own designs.
Kano Computer KitAges 6+
Does she dream of one day working for Apple? If she loves electronics, she will love playing and learning with this buildable computer. The kit comes with everything she needs to build her own computer including the processor and keyboard. It can be hooked up to any screen using an HDMI cable, but you can also buy a screen separately. She will not only get a better understanding how computers work, she will also how to code.
Piper Computer KitAges 8+
Does she love playing Minecraft? Show her how it works with this buildable computer from Piper. Using the included blueprint, she will have to put together the computer to make it work. Unlike other similar kits, this one comes with a screen. The coolest part? After she puts it together, there is a special version of Minecraft installed on it that teaches her how to code and think critically. Who knew playing Minecraft could be so educational?
littleBits Rule Your Room KitAges 8+
Is her little brother or sister always stealing things from her piggy bank? Finally, there’s a way to create a security system for her room with this invention kit from littleBits. The kit walks kids through creating several projects like a trigger activated safe. The real fun comes when she starts to use her creativity to create her own booby traps.
Makey MakeyAges 8+
Designed for the inventor on your list, Makey Makey is simple idea that has unlimited possibilities. The kit comes with a small circuit board that allows you to turn just about any common object into an input device for your computer. You can make it as simple or as complex as you want it to be. She can invent a piano out of fruits or a video game controller out of Play-Doh. It’s great for challenging her to think creatively.
Circuit CubesAges 8+
Circuit Cubes are a collection of various components, such as battery blocks, switches, relays, and tools, that allow kids to transform Lego sets and even household items. The components can be used to bring toy cars to life, create flashlights or design a noise-making object. Kids will be exposed to the basics of circuitry while learning STEM concepts. Tenka Labs will also deliver online instructional videos to inspire kids and help them learn to build with Circuit Cubes.
Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing ScienceAges 6+
Kids will be amazed at how cool science can be with this fun science kit from Scientific Explorer. Your little chemist will learn the differences between acids and bases, as s/he conducts 11 different mind-blowing science activities. With help of a parent, s/he will mix chemicals to create everything from a fizzing volcano to jiggly crystals. Are you ready to be blown away with science?
littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor KitAges 8+
Imagine being able to build your very own R2-D2. This Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit from littleBits gives you everything you need to build your very own droid. It even includes servos and motors to control it via your smartphone. The droid features cool lights and sound effects to make it feel right out of the Star Wars movies. You can have all sorts of fun and exciting droid adventures. Best of all, you can make anything you want beyond just R2-D2. It’s all up to your imagination! The major coding update will give you much more variety in your droid actions and teach kids how to code.
Insect Lore Original Butterfly GardenAges 4-15
You can learn about metamorphosis in a textbook but somehow watching the whole process unfold before your eyes is even more exhilarating. This kit from Insect Lore comes with 5 live caterpillars. Over the course of a few weeks, kids will watch these caterpillars change into chrysalis and then transform in beautiful butterflies. It’s really magical to see.
Wonder Workshop Dash RobotAges 8+
If you ever wanted to get your little girl interested in coding, this little programmable robot is a great way to capture her interest. It works in conjunction with a Bluetooth enabled Smart Device. Using the app, this robot is ready to go out of the box. The real power comes when kids use the programming language, Blockly, to control the robot’s movement.
Be Amazing Insta-Snow PowderAges 4+
Love playing with snow? You don’t need to wait for winter snow to play with snow with Insta-Snow Powder. How does it work? Simply add water and watch the magic take place right before your very eyes. The coolest part? It looks just like real snow and makes 2 gallons.
Sphero BoltAges 8+
Experience endless creative fun and possibilites with Sphero Bolt. It’s a next-generation app-enabled robotic ball. Featuring advanced sensors, an LED matrix, and infrared communication, kids can create and customize games, discover a range of activities, or simply drive and play. The best part? Kids will have so much fun they’ll forget their learning.
Nintendo Labo Vehicle KitAges 6+
Want a fun new way to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe? The upcoming Labo Vehicle Kit will allow kids to build their own Toy-Con Car steering wheel and control their kart of choice in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. The included pedal can be used for drifting and revving up your engine at the beginning of races to get a boost start. Honking the horn will allow players to throw an item. If that wasn’t enough fun, you can also build a Toy-Con submarine and plane.
Nintendo Labo Variety KitAges 6+
The Labo Variety Kit allows kids to create 5 creative projects from an RC car, fishing rod, working piano and more. It encourages kids to make, play, and discover. The coolest part? Once you master how it works, you can explore creating your own Labo projects. The Labo kit requires a Nintendo Switch console.
Meet Boxer, a new interactive artificially intelligent robot companion from Spin Master. Boxer is full of personality and his moods change over time. You can stick your hand in front of him or use his ball and he will chase it around. He can play soccer or even a slingshot game. He even comes with an interactive ball, 10 game feature cards, and a remote control.
Botley The Coding RobotAges 5+
STEM is huge right now. Botley is a colorful coding robot that is designed for teaching the youngest coders, as young as 5, how to program. There is no screen or app required. It comes with a variety of pieces. Kids will have to “code” Botley to navigate through a variety of obstacle courses. It teaches basic programming skills, such as loops and simple directional commands.
Snap Circuits Bric: StructuresAges 8+
Snap Circuits Bric: Structures is a culmination of what kids have been asking for for a long time. It takes ordinary bricks and you can mount your Snap Circuits onto them. The Bric-2-Snap adapters enable you to connect your Snap Circuits to the bricks so you can light up any structure you build. You can make your structure light up with a circuit or you can build something that moves like a racecar with ordinary bricks and a Snap Circuits photo transistor and watch it go by adding a light source. The set comes with 140 regular building bricks, 20 Snap Circuit pieces, and 75 Bric to Snap adapters.
Snap Circuits Jr. SC-300Ages 8+
It couldn’t be easier to get your little girl interested in how circuits work than with Snap Circuits. All of the components are set up like Lego components. You simply have to stick the blocks together to build a circuit so there is nothing too complicated. If she can build Legos, she will be able to build these circuits. The best part? When you build the circuits, it’s so much more thrilling than building Legos because you get to see things light up and move.
Snap Circuits 3D Illumination ElectronicsAges 8-15
You may have seen Snap Circuits, but this one takes them to new dimension with 3D circuits. With Snap Circuits, anybody can build circuits using the various snap together components that are similar to Legos. Instead of building your circuits on a flat plane, with this set you can build upward, which adds a whole new dimension of fun.
National Geographic Geodes Science KitAges 6-15
Who knew that rocks could be so interesting? Formed a very long time ago, these volcanic rocks have hidden surprises inside when you break them open. With just a normal hammer and the included safety goggles, she can crack them open. What hidden surprises will she find inside?
Crayola Color Chemistry Lab SetAges 7+
Explore the wonderful world of color with the Crayola Color Chemistry Lab Set. This STEM kit features 50 colorful science activities kids can do at home. Sample activities include a volcano that explodes colored lava and many more. What’s cool is that everything is included to complete 15 experiments right out of the box.
Be Amazing Toys Big Bag Of ScienceAges 8-14
The little scientist in your life will love this big bag of science. It’s got 70 experiments but some of them are variations of one another. Still, she will spend hours going through all the fun experiments from creating a rainbow to making slime. Most of the experiments will leave your mad scientist saying “Wow.”
My First Lab Duo-Scope MicroscopeAges 9-18
Designed to be your child’s first microscope, this microscope will open up a whole new microscopic world for her especially if she is already interested in science. This is not a toy. With real glass lenses, this is a full fledged microscope that runs on batteries. While it comes with four prepared slides, she will love using it to look at everything she can find.
Orion 10013 GoScope 80mm TableTop Telescope
There are plenty of toy telescopes, but this 80 mm refractor tabletop telescope from Orion is something that will grow with your child. Since it is portable, it is super easy to set up. With simple to use controls, it’s not too complicated to use even for a child. When the skies clear, your future astronomer will love gazing at the moon and skies.
Bushnell Falcon Binoculars
Toy binoculars are great, but she’s at the age when she might be ready to move on to a real pair of binoculars. While they are full sized binoculars, these ones from Bushnell are perfect for 8 year old girls. They are lightweight and easy to focus so she should have no trouble checking out wild life.
Experience the power of gravity with GraviTrax. It takes your marble run experience to a whole new level. What’s cool? You can build your own tracks and experiment with gravity, magnetism and kinetics. With an optional app, you can test your runs in a digital AR world. It’s endless fun with limitless track building possibilities.
Bounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV Metal DetectorAges 8+
What could be better than finding buried treasures? With an adjustable height and lightweight design, this metal detector from Bounty Hunter is the perfect first metal detector for an 8 year old treasure hunter. She will love using it to dig up buried treasures in the front yard. She might not find gold, but she will have fun trying.
Building Toys For 8 Year Old Girls
Eight year old girls love creating and building things.
LEGO BoostAges 7+
Lego has create a new line of Lego bricks that are designed to teach children over 7 how to code. With this kit, girls can build Lego creations and program them to move using an app. This kit comes with the brain, move hub, and Lego blocks. It walks kids through creating 5 different models. The coolest part? Girls can use their existing Lego blocks with the kit to build even more creations.
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick BoxAges 4+
There is no toy more universal than Legos. Nowadays Lego has come out with different themed sets, but nothing can beat a big box of classic Legos filled with 790 pieces. She won’t be building Star Wars ships or Lego Friend houses with this kit. Instead, she will spend hours using her imagination to build whatever comes to her mind.
LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Express 75955Ages 8-14
Potterheads will love this Harry Potter Hogwarts Express set from LEGO. This 800-plus piece set builds a fantastic model of the Hogwarts Express inspired by the film. Fans will have as much fun building it as recreating the magic from the movies. The set includes six minifigures, including Harry Potter, to bring your storytelling to life.
LEGO Friends Heartlake City Resort 41347Ages 7-12
Welcome to the Heartlake City Resort. It’s a great place to get away from it all and have some fun and adventure. It features a striking design that instantly captures your attention. There are waterslides, jet skis, sail boats for some fun water adventures. There’s even a convenient monorail to transport you quickly through the resort. LEGO Friends fans will have fascinating adventures with this phenomenal set that will spark their imaginations and inspire countless stories.
LEGO Friends Friendship House 41340Ages 6-12
The ultimate hangout spot for your LEGO Friends is the new Friendship House. This 772-piece set is a 4-level, double-sided playset with a ton of wonderful play features. It comes with three mini dolls – Olivia, Emma, and Andrea as well as 3 animal friends to play out your incredible adventures. The Friendship House is actually a converted Fire Station, so it still features a brick fascade and alarm outside. The translucent garage door really opens and closes. There’s even an outdoor garden area, Upper Foreman’s Terrace above the garage, barbeque area with slide, and a rooftop area with hottub. The working pully is great for bringing up supplies and there’s even a fireman’s pole for the mini dolls to slide down. The set is easy to build and kids will have all sorts of fun building and playing out various stories for the characters and their animal friends. There are a ton of great features, details, and accessories to inspire countless hours of imaginative play.
LEGO Friends Stephanie’s HouseAges 6-12
Who wouldn’t want to build a doll house built out of Legos? This 622 piece Lego set lets girls build Stephanie’s 2 story house. Like all Lego Friends sets, it comes with a ton of accessories that make it fun to play with. The best feature? The rooms are moveable so there are several alternate ways to put together the house.
LEGO Friends Mia’s Camper Van 41339Ages 7+
First impressions for Mia’s Camper Van set are that it is really colorful and pretty sizable. The stickers give it some nice extra detailing. The set also includes a raft seating two mini dolls. There’s even a sleeper section with two beds for your mini dolls after a long day of adventuring. There’s plenty of detailing inside with a stove, sink, fridge, and more. It’s definitely a nice place to be and there’s plenty of play space for imaginative story-telling.
LEGO Disney Cinderella’s Dream Castle 41154Ages 6-12
Welcome to the magical kingdom of Cinderella’s Dream Castle. It utilizes the new 2018 Build and Swap modular building system. The castle itself is a sight to behold and something you can be proud to display. It features nice colors and a lot of small details that make it shine. There’s a lot of room to pose your figures and kids will have fun acting out various fun scenarios. What’s cool? With the modular design you can mix and match pieces from this set with other sets to expand the fun and even experiment with different designs. The set includes 2 minifigures, a horse, and carriage.
LEGO Disney Princess Ariel’s Royal Celebration Boat 41153Ages 6-12
LEGO Disney Princess Ariel’s Royal Celebration Boat is an awesome new set for 2018. It features a Build and Swap design so you can easily transform the design into various configurations. It’s such a pretty and beautiful looking set that fans will be proud to display and build. It’s all the small little details that make it stand out. The set includes Ariel, Prince Eric, and Sebastian mini figures. The special pieces beneath the boat allow you to easily play with it on any surface without scratching it.
Inspired by the Unikitty show, LEGO has launched a dream kit called the Unikingdom Creative Brick Box. With over 400 pieces, fans can create simple builds. The colors and palette are vibrant and will inspire your child’s imagination. The set includes 17 buildable characters. Kids can create their own Unikitty Unikingdom and live out their adventures.
LEGO Disney Moana’s Ocean VoyageAges 6-12
If she has fallen in love with Disney’s Moana and loves Legos, she will love this simple Lego set. With 307 pieces, she will get to build a large boat, a small boat, and Te Fiti Island. It shouldn’t take her too long to put it together on her own and she will love reenacting scenes from the movie after.
LEGO Minecraft The CaveAges 8+
If your 8 year old daughter loves playing Minecraft and building Legos, she will love putting together this Lego set. As she puts it together, she will recognize all her favorite characters and elements from the game. These Minecraft sets do have smaller pieces than regular Lego sets. However, with 249 pieces, it’s one of the simpler Minecraft sets to build.
LEGO Disney Princess Elsa’s Magical Ice PalaceAges 6-12
Finally Lego has released a huge version of Elsa’s Magical Ice Palace that stands over 1 foot high. With a 701 piece count, this one is perfect for 8 year old girls. Girls will love that it comes minidolls of both Elsa and Anna along with the adorable snowman Olaf. As the set attempts to recreate one of the most memorable scenes from the movie, there’s a lot of play value packed into this set.
LEGO DC Super Hero High SchoolAges 8-12
Legos and Superheroes? What could be cooler? Lego has started coming out with a line of DC Super Hero Girls themed Legos. With 712 pieces and 3 minidolls, this is one of the larger sets in the line. Girls get to build a cool 3 story school that has so many action packed features like a cool ramp that the heroes can ride down on.
LEGO Star Wars Yoda’s Hut 75208Ages 7-12
Everybody’s is excited about Yoga’s Hut because it includes a Luke Skywalker figure with a special outfit. Lego hasn’t had a Luke minifigure with this outfit since the very beginning of the line.
LEGO Classic 60th Anniversary Set: Mission To Mars 10405Ages 5+
This year LEGO is celebrating 60 amazing years of the LEGO brand with several new 60th Anniversary sets. One of the standout new sets from this special anniversary line is the Mission To Mars set. This colorful set allows you to engage in the creative building process, building everything from a space ship to friendly animal to a tractor and more. The creative possibilities are only limited by your imagination.
LEGO Jurassic World Blue’s Helicopter Pursuit 75928Ages 7+
Gear up for high-flying adventures with Blue’s Helicopter Pursuit. Launching this April, this 397-piece set builds Blue’s helicopter, vehicle, and base station and comes with 3 minifigures and one raptor to bring your adventures to life. The blades actually can be spun and the detailing on the Helicopter is very nice. The new raptor design has been improved over the original raptor design. Who’s ready for a pursuit?
LEGO Jurassic World Indoraptor Rampage at Lockwood Estate 75930Ages 8-12
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was a major theme across Toy Fair. Lego is releasing a whole line of sets ahead of the movie’s launch this summer. Some of the sets were first revealed at Toy Fair. One of the standout new sets was the Indoraptor. This 1,019-piece set features cool details on the front and back and includes a Lego Indoraptor dino.
LEGO Friends Advent Calendar 41353Ages 6-12
Build your Happy Holidays with LEGO Friends Advent Calendar 2018 edition. This 500-piece set includes 24 gifts for fans to unwrap for each day leading up to Christmas. From a Santa mini-doll to four animal figures and more, there are so many fun surprises to discover and build. Kids will love the variety of designs and the bright color palette LEGO Friends is known for.
Playmobil Advent CalendarAges 4-10
Inspire your child’s imagination with the Playmobil Advent Calendar Royal Ice Skating Trip. It features 24 surprises to unbox each day leading to Christmas. Kids will discover holiday-themed characters, cute animals, and accessories to bring their imaginations to life. They’ll love playing out their skating adventures on the Frozen lake. Want more? There’s even a beautiful bracelet that can be actually worn.
LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 75213Ages 6-14
The Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar 75213 2018 edition will feature 24 cool new Star Wars surprises to unveil each day leading up to Christmas. Fans can expect surprises ranging from Star Wars mini figures to vehicles based on the Star Wars universe. Fans will love creating their favorite scenes from the movies.
LEGO City Advent Calendar 60201Ages 5-12
Unbox 24 fun surprises with the LEGO City Advent Calendar 2018 set. From vehicles to minifigures to seasonal items, this set is loaded with so much fun! Kids will build everything from a monster truck to a racecar, spaceship and drone and enjoy creating adventures with the 5 included minifigures. With out of this world fun, it’s sure to make it a Merry Christmas.
Fort Magic: Fort Building & ConstructionAges 7+
When we were young, we all tried to bring our imaginations to life by building pillow forts out of anything that we could find. Fort Magic now allows kids to create beautiful forts out of 354 sticks and connectors. She can finally build a spaceship or even a castle that she can hang out in all day.
Dolls for 8 Year Olds
Dolls are always popular toys for 8 year old girls.
There is nothing more special than receiving a birthday themed Barbie doll on your Birthday. With a gorgeous poufy gown, this one is beautifully detailed right down to her pearly earring and polished nails. It can be played with or displayed on the stand as a decoration.
Barbie 2018 Holiday DollAges 6-10
The holidays are just around the corner, so that means there’s a new Barbie 2018 Holiday Doll for collectors and fans alike. Holiday parties will be red hot! Doesn’t she look absolutely stunning in her gown and accessories?! Make the holidays shine bright with the 2018 Holiday Barbie!
Barbie Fashionistas DollsAges 3+
This year the Fashionistas line expands with more styles, fashion, shoes, and accessories to better reflect our world today. The updated line for 2018 will now feature 4 body types, 10 skin tones, 5 eye colors, and a dozen hair colors and hairstyles. Additional clothing sets will retail for $2.99, while the dolls will retail for $9.99 apiece.
Barbie Careers Baby DoctorAges 3+
Let your little one’s imagination soar with the Barbie Baby Doctor set. Barbie is the doctor and ready to give the little babies a checkup. The set comes complete with Barbie in her doctor outfit, two babies, and several accessories to bring your play adventures to life. Kids will have limitless fun creating all sorts of scenarios while igniting their imaginations.
Barbie Made To Move BarbieAges 3+
Barbie Made To Move dolls are the ultimate posable Barbie dolls. They are designed to move and pose just like in the real world. The range of motion is really impressive compared to past dolls. That means Barbie can do just about anything from riding a pony to doing yoga and more. The possibilities are endless and only limited by your imagination. So what are you waiting for … let’s get movin’!
Hairdorables Series 1Ages 3+
Girls who love hair play will love Hairdorables. Inspired by the YouTube series, these collectible dolls have big hair that is perfect for styling. There are 36 dolls to collect in this series. Girls will have fun creating all sorts of fun hairstyles. What creative styles will you come up with?
Poopsie Surprise UnicornAges 6+
What happens when you feed your Poopsie Surprise Unicorn? It magically poops slime. Then add some magic and it changes color. You will get either Rainbow Brightstar or Oppsie Starlight. Kids will have fun playing out their adventures with their unicorn pal. It’s the perfect Christmas gift for unicorn and slime lovers.
Poopsie Slime Surprise Poop PackAges 5-10
What happens when you combine slime with Poop and fun surprises? You get Poopsie Slime Surprise. Created by the same company as LOL surprise, Poopsie Slime Surprise is the hottest new collectible. Unwrap it like a toilet roll to unravel 10 magical surprises inside. Inside there is slime powder, a mystery scent, and utensils that lets kids mix up slime . . . we meant unicorn poop. There’s also a poop keychain collectible that can be used to store the slime. Who knew poop could be so exciting?
Poopsie Pooey Puitton CollectableAges 5-10
What’s better than Louis Vuitton bag? A Pooey Puitton bag! Made out of poop, this might be the most stylish poop you have ever seen. Inside it contains all types of supplies for making unicorn slime poop from beads to slime powered bottles. There’s an instruction manual that walks kids through the many slime recipes. It even contains containers inside for storing slime. The best part? It comes with an exclusive Poopsey character with groovy 2019 glasses.
My Little Pony Equestria Girls Classic Dolls I & IIAges 5+
Coming this spring is the My Little Pony Equestria Girls Classic Doll Assortment I and II. Inspired by entertainment, these 11-inch fashion dolls don stylish fashions based on their various unique personalities. The dolls feature seven points of articulation for bringing your imagination and storytelling to life.
Enchantimals Doll & FriendAges 4+
Enchantimals celebrates the special bond between kids and animals. These 6-inch lovable dolls share a special connection with their animal friends. Their outfits and shoes feature bright colors, floral prints, and furry accents. The look is completed with animal-inspired ears and headpieces. The newest dolls are inspired by a headgehog, parrot, and cheetah.
Disney Frozen Icy Lights ElsaAges 3+
Frozen fans can recreate their favorite magical moments from the movie with Frozen Icy Lights Elsa. Attach the snow flurry to Elsa’s hand and wave it to see the snow flurry in her palm light up icy-blue to bring the action to life. Place Elsa’s hand on Olaf’s head and press down to see him light up blue and speak 2 fun phrases! Icy Lights Elsa comes with Olaf, outfit, cape, and shoe accessories.
Barbie DreamHouseAges 3+
Dream big with the new Barbie DreamHouse. With 3 floors, 8 rooms, outdoor area, rooftop pool and slide, working elevator, lights, sounds, and more, it’s sure to inspire endless, open-ended storytelling adventures. The garage fits your Barbie vehicle or camper. It’s the perfect blend of indoor and outdoor fun.
Barbie Care Clinic VehicleAges 3+
Every Barbie world needs a medic. Featuring a working siren, the Barbie Care Clinic Vehicle races to the rescue in emergency situations. What’s cool? Not only is it an ambulance, but also it transforms to reveal a care clinic! Check in patients at the check-in stand and have them wait for their appointment in the waiting room with a fish tank. Interacting with the fish tank reveals a gift shop for get-well gifts, such as a teddy or heart balloon. The exam room is perfect for medical emergencies or check-ups. Here you can even reveal two x-rays. Accessories include a medical bag, stethoscope, arm cast, leg cast, blood pressure machine, and more to enhance your play experience.
Barbie Ultimate KitchenAges 4+
Featuring a Barbie chef doll, kitchen counter, appliances, cooking and dining utensils, and 5 dough colors for creating food, the Barbie Ultimate Kitchen is the feature set to look out for when it arrives this fall. This kitchen features a cutting board, stovetop, pot, pie baking sheet, and oven. What will you cook up in the Ultimate Kitchen? You can make veggies, sandwiches, fries, and even dessert. There are molds and several cool interactive features like a light-up stove, buttons, and sounds.
Polly Pocket World AssortmentAges 4+
It’s time to head back to the 90s! Polly Pocket is making a big return in 2018 with the Polly Pocket World Assortment. These compact Pocket Worlds are perfect for taking the fun on the go. Each has its own theme and comes along with micro dolls, accessories, and other neat surprises. Look for Polly Pocket to make its debut in fall, retailing for $4.99 – $19.99.
Polly Pocket Go Tiny! Room PlaysetAges 4-8
Experience a wonderful transformation in the Polly Pocket Go Tiny! Room Playset. When you go “tiny”, it unlocks cool new play areas and surprises plus micro Polly. There are so many fantastic surprises awaiting fans. Fans will be delighted to create their own fun storytelling adventures with Polly. Are you ready for adventure?
Calico Critter Town Grand Department StoreAges 6+
The Grand Department Store is central to the Calico Critters’ new series. Its design allows kids to customize the layout by moving around the terrace, balconies, windows and awnings. Kids can let their critters enter the store via the revolving tower doors and explore the various levels with the elevator. This set includes one Stella Hopscotch Rabbit figure to bring your imaginative storytelling adventures to life.
DC Super Hero Girls Wonder Woman 12-inch Action DollAges 6-10
When you ask an 8 year old girl what she wants to be when she grows up, a lot of girls will say a superhero. Up until recently, most superheroes for girls tended to be stereotypical. The Super Hero Girls line of dolls set out to change this with a new generation of female superheroes that are empowering for little girls. With a more realistic body type, all of her favorite superheroes can be found in this line from Wonder Woman to Super Girl.
POP: Star Wars Princess LeiaAges 3-15
These Funko Pop figures have become extremely popular. What makes them so popular? With big heads and small bodies, they are beyond cute. The great thing about these Vinyl figures is that you can find all of her favorite characters in the line. There is literally a figure for every 8 year old girl.
Marvel Spider-Man Titan Hero Spider-ManAges 4+
8 year old girls that love Spiderman, Batman, or any kind of superhero will love this 12 inch action figure that is ready to fight crime. These Titan figures come in all different varieties so she can rescue the world with her favorite super hero.
Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition Ages 3-12
If she still believes in Santa Clause, the Elf On The Shelf will make her a true believer. This innocent looking Elf has become a tradition in many people’s households. Every night the Elf moves around and hides in the most unexpected places as he returns from visiting Santa. Of course, “Santa” is the one who moves him.
Jurassic World IndoraptorAges 3+
Get ready for thrilling Jurassic World dino adventures with the Indoraptor! This mysterious villain hunts down its prey and will stop at nothing to get what it wants. Featuring a realistic body sculpt and incredible articulation, kids will love reliving their favorite moments from the movie.
Jurassic World Thrash ‘N Throw Tyrannosaurus RexAges 4+
Inspired by the movie and featuring movie-accurate details, the Trash ‘N Throw Tyrannosaurus Rex allows fans to bring the action to life with stomping and roaring action. What’s cool? It can thrash and throw by using its tail. Kids will love recreating their favorite scenes from the movie.
Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash TracksetAges 5+
The Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash Trackset is one of the best-selling Hot Wheels race tracks. Get ready for epic crashin’ and smashin’ action! We love danger, especially the Crash Zones. This dream Hot Wheels set is what the kids really want for Christmas!
Collectible Toys for Girls Age 8
8 year old girls love collecting things. If you are lucky, she will love collecting rocks, but girls this age love collecting Shopkins, toys, and trading cards. Collecting is great because it teaches her how to categorize and sort things. She will love the thrill of the hunt with these collectibles.
L.O.L. Surprise! Under Wraps DollAges 5+
Under Wraps dolls are the latest sensation in the world of L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls. Fans will love solving the mystery of their doll with the new spy glass tool. Each doll comes with 15 surprises to discover. Unwrap the fun with L.O.L. Surprise Under Wraps. Which one will you unwrap?
L.O.L. Surprise! Bigger SurpriseAges 5+
A big surprise is going to shake up the L.O.L. world later this fall. Trust us, you ain’t seen nothing yet. This package is the ultimate dream collection for L.O.L. Surprise! fans featuring over 60 exclusive dolls and accessories! The best part? Fans will see a mix of L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls, Pets, and even Lil Sisters. It’s the perfect Christmas gift for any L.O.L. Surprise! lover. Get it before it’s all gone … this one’s going to be HUGE!
L.O.L. Surprise! Series 3Ages 6+
L.O.L. Surprise! Confetti Pop Series 3 is the top-selling toy thus far. Everyone loves collecting L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls. Will you find the new Ultra Rare, Punk Boi?! There are several layers of surprises to unwrap, which make them fun to unbox. Series 3 features over 35 dolls to collect. Series 4 is the eye spy series, which has kids feeling like spies as they uncover the mystery surprise doll inside using a special magnifier glass.
L.O.L. Surprise! Lil Sisters Series 4Ages 5+
LOL dolls continue to be popular. There is something that is so fun about revealing the layered surprises inside. The latest series is the Eye Spy series, which is Series 4. The Series has secret messages on each layer that can be revealed with the included spy glass. Kids will feel like spies as they try to decode what Lil Sister is hidden inside.
L.O.L. Surprise! Pets Series 4Ages 6+
With seven layers of surprises, girls will love collecting and unwrapping their L.O.L. Surprise! Pets. Series 4 has secret messages on each layer that can be revealed with the included spy glass. Fans will love collecting these adorable little pet companions. This set includes 2 balls and 2 pets. Which ones will you unwrap?
L.O.L. Surprise! Glam GlitterAges 5+
Want some glam in your life, then you will love the new Glam Glitter series of L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls. These new dolls feature the most glam styles you’ve seen yet. L.O.L. fans will love collecting these glamorous girls. They are the perfect addition to your collection. Each doll will have a special surprise: Will it be a crier, spitter, tinkler, or color changer?
L.O.L. Surprise! Pearl SurpriseAges 8+
Featuring a beautiful glitter case, the L.O.L. Surprise! Pearl Surprise comes with a limited edition Doll and Lil Sister. It’s a fun bath playset with a cool fizzing surprise. Who will you reveal? The reveal process is just as fun as finding out who you’ve got!
L.O.L. Surprise! Biggie PetAges 5+
There is even a bigger surprise in the world of LOL. It’s called Biggie pets! There are 15 surprises in each Biggie Pet. How many pet babies will your find inside? 2 or 3? That’s the surprise! Look for secret clues to reveal what mystery pets are inside. There are even wearable accessories. The coolest part? Each Biggie Pet is a backpack.
L.O.L. Surprise! HouseAges 5+
Your L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls will live large in their very own L.O.L. Surprise! House. They’re moving in and ready for fun! Featuring 3-stories of fun and loaded with 6 rooms, a working elevator, pool, spa, and sandbox, kids’ imaginations will be bursting with endless fun adventures. Interactive lights and sounds elevate your experience. The set comes with a moving truck and furniture to decorate your house.
L.O.L. Surprise! Pop-Up StoreAges 5+
Do you have a lot of LOL dolls lying around everywhere? Give them a new home with the affordable Pop Up Store. This stand not only gives you a great way to display over 50 dolls, but it also turns into a play area and carry case. It comes with one exclusive LOL doll. The best part! Not only is a great gift for an LOL doll collector, but your floor will thank you.
L.O.L. Surprise #OOTD Outfit Of The DayAges 5+
Surprise your L.O.L. fan this holiday season with L.O.L. Surprise #OOTD Outfit of the Day. This limited edition set features an exclusive L.O.L. Surprise! doll and over 25 surprises. In fact, fans can celebrate with a new look each day. With 24 exclusive fashion pieces, fans will enjoy dressing up their doll and going on all sorts of fun adventures.
Funko POP Harry PotterAges 3+
Harry Potter fans will love this authentic recreation of their favorite character from the Harry Potter movies. Harry looks incredibly cute with his garb, vest, little tie, and magical wand. Cast a spell of fun with this Funko POP vinyl figure.
Twisty PetzAges 4+
Twist Petz are adorably cute animal collectibles that easily convert to a glam bracelet with a simple twist. They can be worn as bracelets, necklaces and even be clipped onto a backpack. There are so many different Twisty Petz to collect from an elephant to a unicorn.
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 4, 4-PackAges 5+
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 4 is known as Hatch Bright. These new Hatchimals shine bright when placed on a light source. There are over 80 characters to hatch and collect in this collection. This set includes 4 CollEGGtibles from Season 4 along with a bonus.
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles 12-Pack Egg Carton Season 4Ages 5+
With over 80 Hatchimals CollEGGtibles to collect in Season 4, this one dozen pack is a great way to quickly build your collection. This set contains two exclusives not found elsewhere. What’s cool about Season 4 is they shine bright when you shine a light source on them. Collect ’em, trade ’em, and share ’em with your friends. So much hatchin’ fun!
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 3, 4-PackAges 5+
The newest additions to Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 3 are called Hatchy Friends Forever. In all, there will be over 100 Hatchimals friends to collect from best friends to squads and twins.
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles 12-Pack Egg Carton Season 3Ages 5+
The hatching fun gets even better with this new dozen egg carton of Hatchimals CollEGGtibles. It’s the perfect way to build up your collection and get in on the collecting fun! Which ones will you hatch? The set includes an exclusive character and a collector’s map. The carton is stackable and houses your favorite CollEGGtibles.
Shopkins Season 10 Mini Pack – Mega PackAges 5+
Shopkins Season 10 was officially unveiled at New York Toy Fair 2018 in a closed off showroom. With Season 10, many favorite characters will return from prior seasons. There are so many fun and colorful collectibles to collect in Season 10. The coolest announcement surrounding these new Shopkins is that the packaging will be made to look like treats and sweets to make your ‘Big Reveal’ that much sweeter!
Shopkins Season 10 Mini Pack – Shopper PackAges 5+
With Shopkins Season 10, many favorite characters will return from prior seasons. There are so many fun and colorful collectibles to collect in Season 10. The coolest announcement surrounding these new Shopkins is that the packaging will be made to look like treats and sweets to make your ‘Big Reveal’ that much sweeter! This Shopper Pack includes 16 total items, including 8 Mini Packs and 8 Shopkins.
Orbeez Wow World Wowzer Surprise Magical PetsAges 5+
The newest thing in the world of Orbeez is Orbeez Wow World. There are 22 pets to collect in all. The cool part? It comes as a blind purchase in a container filled with Orbeez. Simply add water and the Wowser pet is revealed inside like magic.
Funko POP Disney Incredibles 2 ElastigirlAges 3+
Got an Incredibles 2 fan? Show your fandom with this authentic POP inspired by Elastigirl from the animated summer blockbuster Incredibles 2. This 3.75-inch stylized vinyl pop is perfect for displaying in your room and showing off to your friends.
Fingerlings MinisAges 5+
Remember Fingerlings- last year’s hottest toy? These adorable monkeys are getting an extended family. First, there are bite-sized Fingerlings Minis. These bite-sized figures come in a blind bag. These little figures can hook onto anything with their tails and can even be used as pencil toppers.
Funko POP! Games: Fortnite Black KnightAges 6+
Fortnite has become the biggest phenomenon in gaming. Show your fandom by picking up your favorite Fornite character as a POP figure. Due to the immense popularity of the game, Fortnite POPs are expected to be the most popular gaming POPs this year. Choose from the Black Knight to Omega to Merry Marauder and more! It’s the perfect gift for Fornite fans who can’t get enough of the game.
Funko POP Jurassic Park – VelociraptorAges 5+
Love the Jurassic Park movies? Then you’ll probably love these long-awaited POPs inspired by the Jurassic Park films. This 3.75-inch vinyl figure is a great addition to your POP collection. Collect all your favorites!
Pokemon TCG: Guzzlord-GX BoxAges 6+
Pokemon fans gotta catch the Pokemon TCG: Guzzlord-GX Box! Nothing will prepare you for Guzzlord, the Ultimate Beast Pokemon. This set features 4 Booster Packs, 1 Rare Guzzlord-GX, Playable Promo Foil Card, and 1 Guzzlord-GX Oversized Foil Card. All in all it’s about 40 cards with a lot of variety. It’s a gift that will satisfy any Pokemon fan.
Pokemon TCG: Lycanroc-GX Box Card GameAges 6+
There are so many different trading card games, but few of them have remained to be as popular as the Pokemon Card Trading game. The reason the card game is so popular is that it allows kids to battle just like in the TV show and games. Girls love building their deck with different cards to change up their battle strategies. The best way to get in on the fun is with this 10 card pack.
Looking for a great gift for your Pokemon fanatic? Consider the Pokemon TCG: Shining Legends Trainer Box. This complete set includes 10 Booster Packs, 65 Card Sleeves, 45 Energy Cards, Shining Ho-Oh Foil Card, Player’s Guide, 6 Damage Counter Dice and more. Pokemon fans will be on their way to becoming the ultimate Pokemon Master. When they open it, they will be smiling from ear to ear. Let the games begin!
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles CollEGGtor’s CaseAges 5+
The Hatchimals CollEGGtibles CollEGGtor’s Case represents the first time Spin Master will be launching a collector’s case into the line. The CollEGGtor’s Case holds over 30 Hatchimals CollEGGtibles figures so you can store and display your favorite figures from your collection. It will also come packed with exclusive characters.
Felix and Wise Shopafun Carrying CaseAges 4+
Does she have more Shopkins than you can count? This Shopkins organizer holds over 200 hundred Shopkins. The best part? You don’t have to worry about stepping on one of the Shopkins toys.
Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-PackAges 8+
Laser tag is great because you don’t have to worry about ammo, breaking anything, or somebody getting hurt. You can run around outside or even inside on Christmas day. It’s definitely more fun with more people. With a range of up to 300 feet, the blasters feature cool lights, sounds, and even immersive sensations to make you feel the action. Let the fun and games begin!
Laser X Two Player Laser Gaming SetAges 6-15
There is nothing more fun than running around playing Laser Tag with your friends during the holidays or birthday parties. This set comes with 2 Laser Guns, but the cool thing is that you can buy addition sets if you want to add more players. The only bad about this set is that it constantly beeps, so it is hard to sneak around.
Hog Wild Atomic Power Popper GunAges 4-15
While the Atomic Popper is not really a serious blaster, it is a lot of fun to shoot. When you shoot, the gun makes a satisfying pop that never seems to get old. With a range of about 20 feet, it’s perfect for kids who are looking to get their first blaster or as a stocking stuffer.
The Original Stomp Rocket: Dueling 4-RocketAges 6+
What 3rd grader doesn’t like the idea of launching rockets sky high into the sky? Unlike the NASA rockets, these rockets are all kid powered. Kids simply have to jump on the foot pedal to launch their rocket. This set is really cool because it comes with 2 sets of everything so kids can compete to see whose Stomp rocket will reach Mars first.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target SetAges 8+
This is a great present for an 8 year old girl who loves anything that shoots. Along with the blaster and suction darts, it comes with a bull’s-eye that you can put on the wall. Compared to other Nerf guns, this one is easier to shoot and aim. She will love playing target practice with her friends every day.
Zing Air Storm Fire Tek BowAges 8+
If she is dying to get her own bow, this one from Zing toys is one of the coolest. It’s super easy to shoot and the darts go really really far. It can reportedly go over 145 feet away. You simply load the darts into the rubbery loops and pull back to fire. The really cool part? The arrows light up.
Barnett Outdoors Lil Banshee Jr.
While adult supervision is needed, there is nothing more exciting for an 8 year old girl than receiving her first real bow. This one from Lil’ Banshee is designed to be a starter bow for kids of all age ranges. With an 18 pound draw weight, she should have no trouble drawing the bow. With a little coaching, she will hitting the bulls eye in no time.
Nerf N-Strike Elite SurgeFireAges 8+
With a barrel that holds up to 15 darts, the Nerf Surgefire holds the most darts in its price range. It features single shot blasting or slam fire. With slam fire, it fires as quickly as you can go and blasts up to 90 feet away.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm Blaster Ages 8+
Are you ready for a Nerf battle. With 6 slam fire darts, the Nerf Strongarm is ready for battle. Designed like a revolver, it features a rotating barrel that pops out with the press of a button when you want to load up the darts. There are two ways to fire. You can prime each dart and then fire or hold down the trigger for some slam fire action. It’s super accurate within 40 feet and great for target practice. The best part? It’s super inexpensive and requires no batteries.
Nerf Microshots N-Strike Elite StryfeAges 8+
The Nerf Microshots N-Strike Elite Stryfe is a mini version of its bigger brother. Not only are these great collector items, but they also are functional. They fire a single dart at a time and include the blaster and 2 Elite darts. Collect all your favorites!
Outdoor Toys for 8 Year Old Girls
Skywalker Jump N’ Dunk 12-Foot Trampoline
There is no better outdoor toy than a trampoline. Both parents and kids love them. Depending on how many children you want to bounce on it, Sky Walker makes a number of trampolines in different sizes. The 12 foot one is good for one to three kids. The best part? Children will never come in contact with the springs since the springs are on the outside of the safety enclosure net.
Elite Ring Toss GameAges 3+
Are you throwing a birthday party for your 8 year old girl? Ring Toss is a simple and entertaining game that is perfect game for a birthday party. This version of the game can be played indoors and outdoors and comes with everything you need to set up the game. The object is to see who can toss the rings over the pegs. Depending on your toss, you are scored differently. At the end of the game, you can award a prize to the winner.
Web Riderz Outdoor Swing N’ SpinAges 3-15
There are swings and then there is there is this swing from Web Riderz. Similar to a tire swing, it’s meant for multiple children. What makes this swing special is that it can hold up to 600 pounds so all of her friends can ride it at the same time.The best part? You can join her. She will love lying and swinging in it as she creates lasting memories that last a lifetime.
While Spikeball is a twist on the game of volleyball, it can be played anywhere from the backyard to the beach. The game is played a lot like volleyball with two teams of two. The big difference is the net, which is like a mini trampoline for the ball. The idea is that the teams hit the ball back and forth and each team has 3 hits to return the ball onto the net or they lose a point.
WALKAROO XTREME Steel Balance StiltsAges 6+
Who doesn’t love stilt walking when they are kids? It can create so much of excitement in the backyard. The first time your 8 year old stilt walks, it will be like learning to walk all over again. At first, stilt walking will really challenge her balance and eye hand coordination. With these ones, she can start at the lower level before increasing the height.
Slackers 50-Feet Slackline Classic Set with Bonus Teaching Line
If she has never tried slack lining, it will be the hit of her 8th birthday party. To set it up, you have to stretch it between two large trees. If there are no trees in your backyard, you can set it up at a park. Kids will have a lot of fun trying to walk across and bounce on it. The great thing about this set is that it comes with a training line so it is easier to balance on.
90′ Eagle Series Seated Zipline Kit
Who wouldn’t want to swing like monkey from the trees? Zip lining gives you the sensation of flying through the air. With a weight limit of 150 pounds, this one is setup between 2 trees. When riding down the zipline, kids will love sitting in the seat and holding onto the trolley as they soar through the air. This particular set doesn’t have a stopper because if installed correctly it will gradually slow down at the bottom. However, a stopper is sold separately.
Coleman Sundome Tent
With the Coleman Sundome Tent, it couldn’t be easier to pitch a tent in your backyard to have a backyard sleepover. Everybody can bring sleeping bags and fuzzy blanket inside. Of course, it can also be used for outdoor camping. Available in multiple sizes, you can pick out the perfect tent for your family. With an easy setup, even an 8 year old girl will have no problem setting up this tent all by herself.
Kelty Big Dipper 30-Degree Kids Sleeping Bag
Kelty is known for their high quality sleeping bags and this model for kids is no different. With Cloft loft insulation, it has a temperature rating of 30 degrees and is perfect for all weather conditions. It will keep her warm and comfortable all night. What more could you want out of a sleeping bag? The coolest part? It grows with your child with the expandable area on the bottom.
Little Tikes Jump ‘n Slide BouncerAges 3-8
Let the F-U-N begin! The Little Tikes Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer is a total blast for kids. It measures 12′ x 9′ x 6’. Kids will love jumping around inside the ball pit. Adding to the fun factor is the slide. It’s an excellent bouncer for outdoor use that will provide endless fun and enjoyment.
Before you invest in a large drone, the Tello quadcopter is the perfect first drone. Designed to be easy to fly and withstand crashes, this affordable drone gives you hands-on experience flying a drone. It flies for about 13 minutes on a full charge. The built-in 720p camera is a cool feature that allows you to shoot decent quality video while you fly.
Sporting Gifts for 8 Year Old Girls
At, this age, girls are becoming athletes. Experts say that children need at least 1 hour of activity every day. Give her plenty of gear to get her moving including roller skates, a jump rope, balls, a scooter, and a caster board. Of course, she would love a bike too but don’t forget to give her a helmet.
If she is on a sports team, she will love this stainless steel bottle. It’s perfect for her lunch box too. Since it is not made out of plastic, you don’t have to worry about BPA. The best part? Since it is insulated, it will keep her water cool throughout the day for up to 24 hours. The spill proof lid opens easily with a simple twist.
Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball
Available in different sizes, this inexpensive soccer ball from Wilson is a great way to get her interested in the sport of soccer. With the checkered black and white patches, it looks just like the official ball. It’s a great ball to use for practice. Now that she is 8 years old, she should move up to a size 4 soccer ball.
SKLZ Star-Kick Hands Free Solo Soccer Trainer
This soccer trainer is a great tool for soccer players to improve their game. As she is working on her volleys, reaction time, and accuracy, the ball quickly comes back to her. It has an 18 foot elastic rope that fits securely around the ball, which allows the soccer ball to rebound. She will love practicing with it daily.
Franklin Sports Competition Goal
Having a soccer ball at home is cool but having a net to kick it in is even cooler. While it comes in the multiple sizes, for most 8 year old girls the 6′ X 4′ is perfect especially if she is just practicing at home or using it for backyard play. Made out of steel tubing, it does an effective job at stopping balls
Spalding NBA Street Basketball
If she plays basketball at school, she probably uses a size 6 basketball. This is what is recommended for 8 year old girls. Now she can have her own basketball to play at home with this pretty one from Spalding. Designed for both indoor and outdoor use, it has a great bounce. With a 28.5″ diameter, it’s ideal for 8 year old girls. The coolest part? She will love that it looks different from any other basketball on the court.
Lifetime 1221 Pro Portable Basketball System
If she loves basketball, there is no better gift than having a basketball hoop in your driveway. Instead of coming home and sitting in front of the TV, she can go shoot some hoops. If she’s on the basketball team, she has the ability to practice right at home. This one from Lifetime has a 44 inch backboard and is height adjustable. To keep it sturdy, just fill the base with water or sand.
Fin Fun Mermaid Tails
Swimming is fun, but swimming with a mermaid tail is even more fun. Available in different sizes and vibrant colors, Fin Fun makes fun mermaid tails. The monofin allows girls to use both their feet to swim like a mermaid. To put them on, you first put to monofin in the tail. Then you put your feet inside on the monofin and pull the mermaid tail up. Then you get to swim around as an awesome mermaid.
Wilson US Open Junior Tennis Racquet
If she has never played tennis before, this 23 inch racket from Wilson is a great racket for beginners. With a lightweight design and a bigger head, it makes it a lot easier to make contact with the ball. The shorter grip is designed to fit in her hands perfectly.
Rawlings 2018 Raptor Alloy T-Ball Bat
T-ball is a great way to introduce her to the game of softball. For most 6 year olds, you want to choose a bat length of about 24 to 26-inches. f she dreams of being in softball, this bat is the perfect gift for beginning t-ball players.
Baden Champions Volleyball Badminton Set
Designed for family fun, this cool set turns the backyard into a volleyball or badminton court. When you set it up, the nylon ropes mark the boundary lines of the court. It comes with everything you need to set it up and is super simple to set up. Unlike cheaper alternatives, this one comes with metal poles to hold it up so it won’t break like the plastic ones
Tachikara SV-MNC Volley-Lite Volleyball
If she’s just starting volleyball, this ball is perfect for your 8 year old. Not only does it come in a variety of colors, it’s 25% lighter than a standard volleyball, which makes it perfect for beginners. Normal volleyball can leave her wrists and hands feeling sore so she might be afraid of bumping the ball. This one gives her the confidence she needs to work on her skills.
Tumbl Trak Folding Gymnastics Mat
Tumbl Trak makes wonderful gymnastics equipment for the home from tumbling mats to kip bars. The Tumbl Trak Gymnastic Mat is a great gift for any 8 year old girl who is interested in gymnastics. It comes in 2 thicknesses and for most girls of this age you probably want to go with a 2 inch thickness. It’s perfect for rolling around and tumbling on. If she’s doing competitive gymnastics you want to go with the 1 3/8 thickness as it is firmer.
adidas Diablo Duffle Small
If she’s on the basketball, soccer, or volley ball team, this small duffle bag from Adidas makes a great gift. It will be able to fit all of her gear inside from her ball to her shoes. She will love the pretty colors it comes in. She can even use it for sleepovers at her friend’s house.
Spooner Boards Freestyle
Spooner boards have been around for a few years. Shaped like a spoon, it’s a balance board for kids. It’s really a great way for kids to practice before they get on a real skateboard. It resembles a skateboard deck, but it doesn’t have wheels on it. Using their balance, kids can spin, jump, and do tricks on them both indoors and outdoors
Micro Maxi Kick Scooter with T-barAges 5-12
With 3 wheels, this scooter from Micro Kickboard is a lot safer and easier to balance than a 2 wheeled scooter. With its lean to steer system, it is easier to handle as well. It’s got an extendable handle bar that can be adjusted for her height. The best part? It goes just as fast as a normal scooter and has a brake on the back.
Razor A3 Kick ScooterAges 5+
If she already knows how to balance on a scooter, Razor 2 wheeled Scooters are perfect. With bigger wheels, the Razor A3 has an adjustable handlebar that easily adjusts to her height so it will grow with her. Because of the larger wheels, it rolls over cracks much better than a scooter that has smaller wheels.
Yvolution Y Fliker A3 ScooterAges 7+
Scooters are cool but if you are looking for something a little bit different check out this scooter from Yvolution. This three wheeled scooter from YRevolution is different from any other scooter out there. Instead of sliding your foot across the pavement to pick up speed, you shift your weight side to side. Not only is it fun to ride, it’s a great source of exercise.
Razor Pocket ModAges 13+
For 8 year old girls who want to get around faster than a regular scooter, there is the Razor Pocket Mod Junior. Styled after vintage scooters, it is a beautiful bike. Getting a top speed of 15 miles per hour, this bike is made for cruising around the neighborhood in style. Razor actually recommends this electric bike for kids 13 and up because it does go pretty fast. If you pick it up for her, you want to make sure she has the proper safety equipment and is supervised at all times.
Huffy Good Vibrations 20-inch Bike
Who wouldn’t love a beautiful new bike on their birthday? There are plenty of bikes for 8 year old girls, but how many look this cute? With a single gear, 20 inch wheels, and coaster brakes, this adorable beach cruiser bike from Huffy is perfect for 8 year old girls who want to ride around in style.
Razor FlashRider 360Ages 6+
There are tricycles and then there is the Flash Rider from Razor. Not only does it have cool tricycle action, but the caster wheels on the back allow it to spin around like crazy. The coolest part? To make it even cooler, Razor added a flash lever that lets sparks fly as she rides it. The only problem? It doesn’t come in an adult size.
EzyRoller Classic Ride-OnAges 4-14
Sitting close to the floor, the EZ Roller is fun for kids of all ages. This is not a battery powered ride on. Kids simply push their legs back and forth to sway across the floor. The coolest part? In the winter it can be used inside, but she is really going to want to get out there on the side walk and put the pedal to the medal. We mean footbar!
Flybar Foam Maverick Pogo StickAges 5-9
Who wouldn’t love hopping around like a rabbit? If you are purchasing a pogo stick for her, you want to make sure she’s within the weight limit or else the pogo stick won’t bounce well. Supporting a weight from 40 to 80 pounds, this one is perfect for most 8 year old girls and is really designed to be her first pogo stick. Once she gets the hang of, she’ll be hopping like a rabbit in no time.
Roller Derby Trac Star Adjustable Roller Skates
One of the coolest gifts ever for an 8 year old girl’s birthday is a pair of roller skates. If she wants to get into rollerskating, she will love these roller skates from Roller Derby. Available in different shoe sizes, they come in a pretty pink color that most 8 year old girls will love. The best part? They are completely adjustable so you are going to get many years out of them.
Brightz, Ltd. Wheel Brightz LED Bicycle Accessory Light
Riding a bicycle is cool but riding a bicycle with Wheel Brightz is even cooler. Designed to fit wheels 20 inches and above, they come in 8 different colors and for an even cooler look you can mix and match them. This pack comes with a pair of string lights for both the front and back wheel, each of which is powered by batteries.
Cool Electronic Gifts for 8 Year Old Girls
A lot of parents say that girls who are 8 are too young for technology. It’s scary when the world is moving so fast. 8 year olds are already using a computer to do basic research. If you are going to buy her an electronic gift, you have to set clear guidelines. When used responsibility, technology can be a tool. Her eyes are going to light up when she sees these cool gifts.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
Fujifilm is bringing the fun of the old school instant camera to the current generation. Your 8 year old girl is going to love this instant camera. With a rounded look, it still has the cute design and funky colors that made the previous generation of cameras so trendy, but Fujifilm has tweaked the design a bit. It now includes a selfie mirror and a removeable close-up lens.
Osmo Genius KitAges 5-12
Combining physical and digital play, the award-winning Osmo Genius Kit is one of the best additions to your iPad. Kids will learn everything from math to spelling and even have a chance to get creative. Five hands-on games are included: Words, Tangram, Masterpiece, Numbers, and Newton. Who’s ready for some learning fun?!
With sophisticated AI, Cozmo brings the fun of an animated cartoon to life. With a personality similar to Wall-E, this robot is curious and filled with so many emotions. Cute is the only word to really describe the little guy. Kids can play games with him and his software is constantly evolving. He’s the closest thing to having an electronic pet.
Fire HD 7 Tablet with Alexa
While the Amazon Fire 7 is a pretty basic 7 inch table, it’s a steal for the price. Amazon also makes a kids version with a kid proof case and a 1 year subscription to Amazon Fire for kids. Most 8 year old girls probably would be fine with the vanilla version of the tablet.
ASUS Chromebook C202SA-YS02
This budget priced notebook is built for kids. With a sturdy design and rubber around the lid, it’s design to be shoved into backpack and bumped around. It comes with an 11.6 inch screen and a basic Intel Celeron processor. Running the Chrome operating system, it’s really designed for getting online, streaming movies, and using web apps, which makes it perfect for your 8 year old girl.
Retevis Kids Walkie TalkiesAges 2+
For kids walkie talkies are a lot of fun. At 8, she probably doesn’t yet need a smartphone so this is a great alternative. With a range about a block away, these one from Retevis are great for giving kids independence when you are going camping or hiking. If she gets separated, she can easily use the walkie talkie to communicate where she it. Of course, it is just fun to play around with too.
Philips Sonicare Electric Toothbrush
It’s hard to get excited about a toothbrush, but this electric toothbrush from Philips is so much better than a regular toothbrush. Bluetooth enabled, it comes with an app that makes brushing so much of fun. As she brushes, she earns little rewards. The app is completely optional, but it provides great guidance for those that need it.
LuminoLite Rechargeable LED Book Light
If she loves reading, there is no better gift than a book light. With this one she can read her books anywhere and at anytime. With 10 hours of run time, it’s rechargeable and fully cordless.
VTech Action Camera 180
VTech creates toy versions of popular electronics. The VTech Kidizoon Action Cam 180 lets kids film their own adventures. She going to be obsessed with taking it everywhere from bikes rides to underwater. The camera can rotate 180 degrees, which is perfect for selfies. While the video quality is not as good as a real action camera, it’s perfect for kids. The best part? It’s nearly indestructible.
VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2Ages 4-12
The big kids have the Apple Watch and Fitbit – so where does that leave kids? Featuring a new sleek and stylish design, kids can get in on the smartwatch action with the Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2. In addition to telling time, it shoots photos and captures video. The watch features two cameras for photos and selfies. It features a fun monster-catching game a la Pokemon Go. Kids can play fun games and activities.
Sphero BB-9 App-Enabled DroidAges 8+
These app-enabled droids are perfect for the Star Wars enthusiast. Welcome to the Dark Side with BB-9E App-Enabled Droid from Sphero! The droids look spectacular with incredible detailing to make them look life-like. He’s probably not as friendly as BB-8, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have fun playing with it and taking it on your own adventures. Download the app to bring BB-9E to life. Use it to control him, draw paths to follow, and even interact with a cool augmented reality function that allows you to view different ships from the perspective of BB-9E. You can even watch the Star Wars films with BB-9E.
Go Pro Session
Toy action cameras are great but nothing is comparable to a Go Pro. Go Pros are expensive but Go Pro has taken its most popular camera and stuffed it into a compact design. The best part? It’s about half the price of the top model. The Go Pro Session is perfect for strapping to a helmet or backpack while filming on land or in the pool. It might not have a screen or the ability to take 4k video, but it’s a tradeoff worth taking.
Apple iPad mini 4Ages 5+
The iPad mini 4 is a great alternative to the iPad. First off, it will save you some money. It sports a smaller 7.9-inch Retina display, is lighter, and packs great power and responsiveness as its bigger brother. You also benefit from that amazing 10 hours of battery life so you can use it several days before recharging. Kids will love the smaller size as it better fits in smaller hands. The best part? It has thousands of free and paid apps and games that your kids will love interacting and playing with. Discover the tech they’ll love.
Apple iPod touch
While she probably wants the latest iPhone, the iTouch is a great connected device that does everything the iPhone does without the ability to make calls. The best part? Not only will you avoid the monthly bills, it costs a lot less too. The iTouch downloads any app, streams Netflix, and connects online as long as she has access to Wi-Fi. For an 8 year old girl, that’s a dream come true.
We understand that kids are all different and some are more responsible than others. Of course, she wants an iPhone, but most this kids this age aren’t going to call anybody except you. If she needs it to contact you, make sure you lock it down with the parental controls or get her a cheaper cell phone with more limited features.
OtterBox Defender Case
If you decided to get her a new iTouch or iPhone, you are going to need a case to protect it from accidents. OtterBox is probably the most respected name in providing sturdy iPhone cases. If you know she is going to drop it, the Defender case will give you the best protection with 3 layers of protection.
Hatchimals MysteryAges 5+
What’s new and exciting in the wonderful world of Hatchimals? Hatchimals Mystery launches this fall. Now the Hatchimals you hatch will be a surprise. Kids can hatch and discover one of four brand new mystery creatures. Who will you hatch?
Hatchimals Fabula Forest Puffatoo/TigretteAges 5+
A brand new species of Hatchimals has arrived. Meet Tigrette and Puffatoo from Fabula Forest. They feature new games and music to keep you entertained. What’s cool? These Hatchimals can even learn your name and repeat it back to you. And if that wasn’t enough, they can even learn your friend’s names.
FurReal Friends StarLily, My Magical UnicornAges 4+
Does she love unicorns? Then she’ll love StarLily, My Magical Unicorn. She magically comes to life with over 100 sound and motion combinations and she even responds to touch. Watch her horn light up dazzling colors and see her flap her wings. You couldn’t find a more beautiful companion.
FurReal Ricky, The Trick-Lovin PupAges 4+
Kids will love teaching FurReal Ricky some new tricks. With sensors all over his body, he responds realistically to touch. He can even sing a little tune. Feed him a treat when he is good, but be careful — even he needs to use the bathroom.
Little Live Pets Rollie My Kissing PuppyAges 4+
Meet Rollie My Kissing Puppy — the newest member of the Little Live Pets family. Isn’t he the cutest puppy ever?! He’s super adorable and it will be love at first sight. When he’s happy, he’ll wag his little tail and even he responds to touch. Put out your hand, and he’ll reach out his tongue to kiss you. This is the next best thing to a real pet without all the mess.
Fingerlings HUGSAges 5+
If the Fingerlings were not enough, the Fingerlings have been given a giant size plush makeover. This sensor stuffed monkey has all of the fun of the original but now he is soft and huggable. They’ll be available in two colors: hot pink and purple. Like the originals, they love giving out kisses and react to motion and touch. Who doesn’t need a hug?
Little Live WrapplesAges 5+
Is your child asking for a pet? Little Wrapples are wearable plush figures that kids wear around thier wrists like a slap bracelet. With light up eyes, it makes over 40 different sounds including purring, giggling, and singing. Not only can they talk to you, they can talk to other Wrapples if your friend has one. Turn them upside down and they go to sleep. They come in 4 different varieties.
Lil’ GleemerzAges 5+
Looking for an adorable pet companion? Lil Gleemerz are the coolest interactive light-up pets from Mattel. They respond to touch and sound and feature hundreds of reactions that bring them to life. Their eyes glow and their tails light up. These friendly companions even are ready to play games to entertain kids.
Pomsies could be the next big hit to take on the Fingerlings. Kids don’t even know they want this yet, but it’s sure to make their wish lists. They are cute, cuddly, interactive wearable pets that wrap around your wrist and feature 50 different sounds and reactions. They sing, dance, and can be worn on clothing or attached to your backpack or hair. You know when they are happy, sleepy, or hungry by the color of their eyes and cute kitty sounds, and they even respond to your voice and touch. What’s cool? The more you touch and play with it, the more it reacts. Kids will enjoy taking their new BFF wherever their adventures lead them.
Fingerlings Glitter MonkeyAges 5+
Fingerlings, the Toy of the Year, is getting a fun glittery makeover. Add some sparkle to your life with these new companions at your fingertips. They’re interactive pet monkeys that respond to sound, motion, and touch and they love monkeying around.
Fingerlings 2-Tone MonkeyAges 5+
Fingerlings are new baby monkey collectibles that you wear on your finger. They are interactive – reacting to motion and even touch! Your monkey friend even greets you with cute monkey babble. It can even sense its position whether its right-side-up or upside down. Hold it upside down by its tail … it loves monkeying around. It interacts with you in different ways. You can pet it and it reacts. You can blow a kiss and they even respond to sounds. You can even use it on your pen, mug, backpack and more! Your monkey can even sing and with more than one they sing together. Fingerlings are friendship at your fingers! The two-tone Fingerlings Baby Monkey is new this year.
Fingerlings Baby DragonsAges 5+
Aren’t these the cutest little dragon pets? Now your favorite Fingerlings come as interactive baby dragons. There are four dragons to collect with Lexi as an exclusive. Like the original Fingerlings, they react to sound, motion, and touch with over 40 actions. Now if only it could blow smoke out of its mouth.
Fingerlings Glitter PandaAges 5+
Just when you thought the Fingerlings couldn’t get any cuter, we get the new Fingerlings Glitter Panda. Isn’t Archie the Panda so adorable? Like the original Fingerlings, Archie features over 40 interactive sounds and motions to bring him to life. Other colors are available too. Blow Archie a kiss, and he’ll blow some back! Aww … isn’t that so cute!
L.O.L. Surprise! Interactive Live SurpriseAges 5+
What’s better than the original LOL Surprise! Pets? An interactive live surprise pet, of course. What’s cool? They respond to motion, touch, and even sound with over 60 sounds. You can feed, pet, rock them to sleep, and even talk to them. These interactive pets are a fun new way to experience L.O.L. Surprise, and they’re ready to be friends.
Fingerlings UNTAMED Dinosaur RaptorsAges 5+
Get ready for fierce at your fingertips with UNTAMED T-Rex Iron Jaw. They’re the distant cousins of the Fingerlings. They’re interactive and respond to sound, motion, and touch like the original Fingerlings. Over 40 sounds help bring them to life. They also roar, chomp their jaws, and let out a little gas. Kids will love recreating their own exciting prehistoric adventures. Collect all your favorites.
Nintendo makes great family friendly games for the entire family. Nintendo’s latest innovative system switches from playing games on your TV to taking games on the go. This means that kids never have to stop playing their favorite Nintendo games. She can play it while waiting for volleyball practice to start, in back of the car, or at home after she has finished her homework. Anytime is a great time for gaming.
Retro gaming is all the rage nowadays. Sony announced it will launch a mini PlayStation Classic in time for the holidays. It will come loaded with 20 PlayStation hits , including Final Fantasy VII, Tekken 3, and Ridge Racer Type 4 to name a few. All games will be preloaded and the system comes bundled with two wired controllers. Relive the glory days of gaming or experience it for the very first time.
SNES Classic EditionRated 6+
The SNES Classic was long rumored after the discontinuation of the NES Classic Edition. It’s official the SNES Classic Edition will feature 21 built-in games including the previously unreleased Star Fox 2. The console will feature two SNES controllers. The stellar lineup includes favorites like Super Mario World, Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Metroid, Super Punch-Out!!, F-Zero, Donkey Kong Country, Star Fox, Street Fighter II Turbo, Super Mario Kart, Contra III and more! Now this is classic gaming heaven!
NES Classic Edition
Now you’re playing with power! The NES Classic is heading back to stores this summer in miniature form! Classic retro Nintendo games are what gamers demand. So now fans will be able to experience 30 of the greatest NES classics of all-time from Super Mario Bros. to Zelda to Donkey Kong and more! It;s the perfect gift for gamers or collectors.
New Nintendo 3DS XL
While Nintendo has a new system out, the company stills offers the Nintendo 3DS at a lower price point. If you are looking for a budget priced portable system, this is a great option. While the system has a great lineup of games for kids, Nintendo is continuing to make even more great games for this system. Nintendo is also making a New Nintendo 2DS, which does away with the 3D effect.
New Nintendo 2DS XL
The New Nintendo 2DS XL now features a clamshell design and screen similar to the one featured on the New Nintendo 3DS XL. The cool thing is the 2DS XL will support all Nintendo 3DS family games, albeit without the 3D effect. Fans can play all their favorite Nintendo games on the go and get great performance and portability. The 2DS XL will also feature a new C-stick for enhanced controls. It’s the perfect Christmas gift for portable gamers. A new Pikachu edition is available for Pokemon fans.
PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console
While the Playstation 4 has been around for awhile now, over the years it has amassed a huge library of games. While there is now a Pro model out, the Playstation Slim is perfect budget console for kids who don’t need the latest technology.
Xbox One S
Microsoft has created a whole family of Xbox One systems. For kids, the Xbox One S system is the best option. It’s sleeker and better designed than the original Xbox One and has the ability to even play HD Blu-Rays. It’s got a strong library of games for kids of all ages including Minecraft and the Lego games.
Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu / EeveeRated E
Designed for newcomers, Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are new mainline Pokemon RPGs for Nintendo Switch. Although the mobile game is not required to play, you can connect the Let’s Go games with Pokemon Go on your smartdevice. The game will feature the familiar turn-based battles of prior Pokemon games and will be set in the Kanto region. Start collecting, trading, and battling this Holiday season.
What more can be said about Minecraft? There is a reason this is one of the best selling games for kids. Imagine an unlimited box of Legos and you will understand why Minecraft is so popular. In the game, you build, defeat monsters, and explore. The game is now available on just about every console including the Nintendo Switch, which lets you play Minecraft on the go.
Mario Kart 8 DeluxeRated E
Watch out for that red turtle! The gang from the Mario Bros. is back in the best iteration of Mario Kart. With tons of tracks, characters, and power ups, Mario Kart Deluxe improves on the classic Mario Kart Formula in every way. This version of the game adds a battle mode, which contains even more zany action. Being able to take this game on the go is the icing on the cake.
Super Mario Odyssey
Nintendo wouldn’t be Nintendo without everybody’s favorite plumber- Mario. This time around Mario carries around a mysterious cap called “Cappy” that he can throw at enemies and become them. Throw your hat at a Goomba and you become him. Throw your hat at a human and become him. The best part? You can throw your hat at a dinosaur . . . and become him. And we aren’t talking about Yoshi! We are talking about a massive T-Rex.
Splatoon 2Rated E10+
Forget Nerf Wars! Nintendo has combined the fun of water gun fights with paint ball in this colorful game of turf war. Players play as Inklings, who are able to swim through paint as they navigate around the world. The object of the game is to use super soaker like guns and paint rollers to paint as much of the world as possible and reclaim it from the opposing team. The team that paints more wins!
Sonic Mania PlusRated E
Sonic Mania Plus harkens back to the golden age of gaming. While there are many retro games making a comeback, this is classic done right. The game is a must-have for new and old Sonic fans alike. The Plus version features new characters along with a new competition mode for 2-4 players. If you missed the first game, it’s worth picking up.
Captain Toad: Treasure TrackerRated E
Captain Toad is a Mario spinoff game starting Captain Toad. Because Toad can’t jump, this is a very different game from the Mario series. Each level is a puzzle area where players must locate all the gold stars. Players will have to spin the camera around to search the world’s nooks and crannies for secrets. It’s a relaxing and fun experience that offers something different than Mario. This little puzzle game is perfectly suited for the Nintendo Switch or Nintendo 3DS.
Super Mario PartyRated E
Looking for a fun new party game for Switch? Look no further than Super Mario Party. Explore new boards and discover oodles of fun with over 80 minigames and mechanics sure to jump-start your next party. What’s cool? You can even pair up two Switches for unexpected fun. Do you have what it takes to be the Champ?!
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildRated E10+
Nintendo’s long running Zelda series adds a new game to the series that many critics are calling the best game ever created. It’s an open world game with surprises and secrets hidden everywhere. You take the role of a young man named Link. With its open ended structure, you must create your own path through the dangerous world. Will Link be able to defeat Ganon?
FIFA 19Rated E
FIFA 19 takes the game of soccer to a whole new unprecedented level of realism. It redefines what a soccer videogame can be. Expect The Journey to continue the narrative. The graphics, animation, and presentation have never looked better. The big question: Can EA deliver a more realistic sim that more accurately captures the essence of the game?
Overcooked 2Rated E
Overcooked 2 ups the ante with new recipes, chefs, kitchens, and levels. The game will now feature an online multiplayer mode. In addition to the original cast, there will be a handful of new characters to choose from. Cook everything from pasta and sushi to cake, pancakes, and more. A new fun twist is that you can throw raw ingredients while plates can’t be throw, adding new strategy to the game as you quickly scramble to ready orders. Even the order in which you complete orders matters for scoring combos. The game supports 1 to 4 players. Grab a couple friends and get ready for some insane cooking fun!
Snipperclips PlusRated E
Loved the first Snipperclips? The hit puzzle game returns in Snipperclips Plus with 40 additional stages and worlds and more than 100 unique levels. There will be a host of new challenges to solve that will stretch your imagination to new levels. Additionally, there will be new stages to cooperate and compete in. Plus, there are new random shapes everytime you play.