So what do you buy an eight year old boy? A question we very often get asked. Our experts, here at What 2 buy 4 kids, spend many hours each year searching for the top toys for 8 year old boys. Some of the best birthday presents for 8 year old boys are educational toys, that combine learning with fun. Boys age 8 have greater analytical thinking, feel secure in a group and enjoy planning and designing, so the best gifts for 8 year old boys will encourage problem-solving skills and allow them to benefit from their new found sociability.
Top toys for 8 year old boys
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Best birthday presents for 8 year old boys
Mega Bounce Junior
‘The world’s bounciest inflatable ball’ is sure to be popular toy for 8 year old boys. Durable and lightweight this is made to work in any location and kids will find endless ways to play. The ball comes with a foot pump and a grooved finish for extra grip.
Nick Baker’s Bug Safari
This cool Bug Safari kit is a great gift for an 8 year old boy who is passionate about wildlife. Allowing them to work as part of a team, children use the kit to capture a range of different mini-beasts, identify and observe them, then release them back into their natural habitat.
KidLabs Volcano Making Kit
If science and nature appeal, this volcano kit is one of the best birthday presents for 8 year old boys. Includes mould, plaster and paints, for kids to create their very own rocky landscapes. The kit can be used time and again for endless eruptions. Includes simple instructions and fun facts.
Things to think about
By this age, kids will have built closer friendships, so toys that can be shared amongst friends or played as part of a team make the best gifts for 8 year old boys. Planning and design is also an activity 8 year old boys will embrace, so DIY projects, arts and crafts set and science kits are very popular with this age group.
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