Best Gifts for 8 Year Old Boys in 2017

Toys and other gifts appropriate for 8 to 9 year old boys!

Browse through some of the best gifts for 8 year old boys! Lots of fun toys, sports gifts, games and learning gifts!

This list is made with parents looking for “boyish boy” toys (think color blue, vehicles and Star Wars and such) however all of the toys presented on this page are great for girls too!


Best Gifts For 8 Year Old Boys. Lots of Ideas for 8th Birthday, Christmas and 8 to 9 Year Olds

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What Gifts Does a 8 to 9 Year Old Boy Want?

Bike Brighz – Cool Bike Safety LED Lights

At this age their bike usually is the centre of the world! They love to ride it and do it often (which is great as we all want active kids).

Now you can make their bike even cooler (and safer!) by getting these super sweet LED lights (they come in more colors). Great for dark afternoons!

Bike Lights


LEGO Building and Coding Kit

As technology is making leaps forward, being able to understand it and keeping up with it is a must. One of the best ways to do so is through fun and engaging play.

This Lego set is certainly worth a closer look as it offers an engaging way for kids to get into coding.

 

LEGO robot


Funko Figure

We are sure your 8 year old boy has their favorite movie/story/fictional character. Be it a superhero, a princess, a famous personality or something quirkier, a Funko figure of that character will sure bring a smile on their face.

Basketball Bounce – Most 8 year old boys will love a “active” gift that gets them moving 

Pretty much every 8 year old boy I know is into sports (or video games – all the more reason to get a sports gift) so that makes anything sports related a great gift (active, active kids!). Outdoor sports gifts are the best but if that’s not an option this Basketball Bounce Junior toy thingy is a pretty great option too to get their hands moving.


Jenga!

I think board games are always a great gift! I was an avid collector when I was a kid and most of my hard earned pennies went towards a new board game purchase.

Jenga is one of the classics you just have to have in your home. I promise you there will be lots of fun game nights with this one.



Boys are Going to Love These

Ultra Stomp Rocket

Boys are crazy about this one so it really is a toy to consider!

A simple toy and hours and hours of fun that also lets kids learn about air pressure. This one is for outside use as it can soar up to 200 feet (you can get a indoor friendly version too).

Physics Workshop

I think we should encourage their interest (or spark their interest) in science! This is one of the more fun physics kits I’ve come across as it has a gazillion (ok a bit less) of experiments and building projects so each and every kid should find a few projects that will be fun for them to do.

More Fun Gift Ideas for 8 Year Old Boys

I spy a spy!

What’s more thrilling than becoming a spy!? And these night vision goggles hit the spot! I loved playing detectives and spies as a kid and I would die for a set of these (they didn’t have them back then boo!). Well these aren’t the true nigh vision goggles as they use light to help kids see in the dark but you can also get the “real deal” (at a much higher price).

Goosebumps Book Series

A remote controlled car and a killer whale merged into one toy? Yes please!


LEGO Minecraft

If you’ve got a Minecraft fan in your home why not give them a chance to bring the wonderful world of Minecraft into reality?This fun LEGO set will make that possible!

 


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