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10 Great Gifts for 8 Year Olds

Over the past couple of months, I’ve been writing blogs with suggested gifts for certain ages and in today’s blog, I’ll be focusing on gifts for 8-year-olds. All the toys I’ve selected fit into the price range I usually give but if you are looking for cheaper or more expensive gifts, then check out my full range of toys for eight-year-olds here.

  1. Wild Origami €8.65

galt toys Wild Origami

This pad contains double-sided patterned paper and instructions so that you can learn how to fold the paper so that it looks like wild animals.

2. Bottle Sand Art €9.50

Gifts for eight year olds birthday presents

Fill the bottles with different coloured sand and either keep them for yourself or give them as decorative gifts to friends and family.

3. Solar Bi-Plane €9.99

Gifts for eight year olds birthday presents

Assemble the wooden pieces and wire in the solar panel. Once this plane is charged by the sun, it will move along the ground.

4. Sew a Puppy €10

Galt - Sew a Puppy

This sewing kit is for children who are just learning to sew. It has everything you need to make a really cute little puppy.

5. Bonkers Bubbles €10

Bonkers Bubbles Kit

If you have a child that wants to know how everything works, then this is a kit for him or her. It comes with an information book all about bubbles and contraptions so that you can make large bubbles.

6. Paint your own Bird House €10.99

This lovely kit has a wooden birdhouse, a paintbrush and a selection of paints.

7. Science of Forces and Energy €10.99

Gifts for eight year olds birthday presents

Learn all about energy and how things move with this really cool science kit.

8. Guess Who? Game €10.99

Gifts for eight year olds birthday presents

This is a travel version of this very popular game that will keep kids busy for ages.

9. What’s Up? Game €14.99

Gifts for eight year olds birthday presents

Place the card on the headband on your head and try and guess what is on the card by asking yes/no questions.

10. Make your own Lie Detector €14.99

Gifts for eight year olds birthday presents

Learn all about how lie detectors work and make one to test on your friends and family.

I hope this blog has given you some ideas and inspiration. If you still haven’t found what you are looking for, take a look at my blog for seven-year-olds or nine-year-olds (coming soon!) or check out my full range of toys for 6-8-year-olds. Thanks so much for taking the time to read this.

Support small, Irish businesses!

xx Suzie

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