From majestic unicorn kits to awesome gaming consoles, arts, and crafts, or even ooey gooey slime making sets, you’re bound to find the perfect toys and gift for 8 year old girls in this helpful list. These cool gifts are great for birthdays, Christmas, or ‘just because’…because, well, why not?
Aren’t Pomsies just the cutest? Girls will go crazy for these as they’re just like having little pets – Pomsies eyes light up when they’re happy though they also let you know when they’re sad, tired and hungry by purring and making other adorable sounds. With touch sensors, you can pet and love them, too.
If she, like most other 8 year olds, is obsessed with mermaids, then you just know she has to have this ‘fairy-tail’ themed Mermaid Duvet and Pillowcase set. With this bedding, she’ll quickly dive into a deep sleep with dreams full of undersea fun and adventures.
Who said gaming was just for boys? Girls can get in on the fun too and they’re sure to love it with the awesome Nintendo Switch Console. This nifty console can be used either on the TV or with the touchscreen tablet, so you can also take it everywhere, perfect for long journeys.
This FurReal My Magical Unicorn, Starlily,k is the ultimate toy of dreams for young girls! Starlily looks enticingly enchanting, especially for those who love everything fairytale – her horn lights up, she can spread and flutter her wings AND also responds to actions on the downloadable app with lifelike movements and sounds.
Need a new series to entertain your little bookworm? Well, The Complete Ramona Collection is sure to do just that. With 8 books all about Ramona and her life, readers are sure to enjoy finding out about her funny, awkward and embarrassing moments (like accidentally making egg yolk shampoo…).
You’re sure to have a ‘splashing’ time with the L.O.L Surprise! Pearl. Inside this huge purse-shaped gift are awesome shimmering pearl surprises in the form of rare and exclusive dolls and accessories. You also get a HUGE rainbow shell fizzer that once in water, reveals limited-edition Tot and Lil Sister.
Let the creativity commence with the Large Deluxe Easel. Kids will happily draw, paint, cut, stick and more for hours on end with this awesome easel – it’s also double sided, handy for siblings or when she has her friends over to play. The easel comes with a 35ft roll of paper, too.
Can you imagine the excitement they’ll have when they discover all sorts of quirky findings with this National Geographic PRO Series Metal Detector? Parents could bury treasure and have their pirates set off on a journey to track it down by following a map, or just let the metal detector find it out for them.
This is the perfect gift for your little fashionista – with premade sketch pages, stickers, stencils and Chroma Styx Color Crayons, she will have everything she needs to get designing clothes that are fit for the runway, or maybe her own future clothing line; the sky’s the limit, after all!
Just look at that scrumptious pink puppy, how could you resist? This gift for 8 year old girls is the ‘furr-pect’ choice, especially for those who are ‘barking’ mad. Scruff-A-Love needs rescuing, as she’s just a poor little matted ball of fur, though with your help, a bath and a good brush she’ll be A-OK.
We hope you’re ready to play pet parlor because Shaggy Shawn needs a good trim! This FurReal pups’ fur has gotten far too long and he needs you to give him a fresh new cut with the realistic buzzer (makes noises and vibrates) – once you’re done, you can then brush and style him.
Get your lab coat on because it’s time to become scientists for the day with the National Geographic Dual Microscope Kit. This huge, exciting, bundle comes with 50 accessories, so your mini cleverclogs can get to learning and discovering cool 3D objects and slides, right away.
Enter a land of fantasy with this sweet Creative Roots Create Your Own Unicorn Garden. This enchanting kit is great for a rainy day activity. Included are 5 figures – 2 unicorns, a mystical castle, butterfly, and toadstool – all she needs are her fairy wings and wand!
Keep those hands and knees off the grubby floor with Walkie Chalk. This cool contraption enables kids (and parents) to draw on the sidewalk with chalk, while standing. So whether they’re drawing up a new game of hopscotch or just feel like doodling outside, they can now get arty without having to bath afterward, woohoo.
Upcoming school disco or birthday party perhaps? If she’s looking to jazz up her look, then try these funky Hair Chalks. These hair chalks are brilliant for bringing a touch of color to her hair, or why not use all of them and go for a crazy rainbow! A multi-colored braid would look so cool.
Teach them the value of money and saving early on with this Financial Learning Ledger For Kids. Inside, she can write the date, description, and transaction, so whether she’s had her allowance or bought a much-wanted toy, she can write it down and calculate how much she’s left with.
Uno is brilliant for family fun time, or even for when her friends come over to play. Uno is a card game that’s all about matching colors and numbers, though you never know which way the game is going to go, especially with Wild cards, and players can even make up their own wacky rules!
If you’re a family that loves to travel, have her color every country you’ve been to (or those she still wants to see) on this fab pillowcase. This is a great calming activity before bedtime and what’s even better is once it’s washed, all the ink washes out ready to start again.
Welcome to The Miniature Library, where special little fairies come to read and enjoy some peace and quiet from pesky elves and wizards (though child-sized fairies may need a magnifying glass). This tiny bookcase holds 30 books that you really can read, with classics such as The Frog Prince and The Owl & the Pussycat.
Hurry, for your chariot to dreamland leaves in 3…2…1…zzzzz. This Princess Duvet and Pillowcase Set is a great gift for 8 year olds who adore playing princess because now, the fun doesn’t have to end just because it’s struck midnight – even if it means wearing the tiara in their dreams.
Treat your precious petal to this fancy Flashy Flowers Kit. Using STEAM-focused learning, she can create a real-working current that lights up her set of pretty flowers, and with 42 petal shapes, she can get to planting her ‘de-lightful’ flower bed for hours and hours.
Channel your inner designer with this Your Decor Color Your Own Water Bottle Kit. Included is the snazzy water bottle, 5 ultra bright coloring pens, and 20 super sparkly gemstones – so you can make your water bottle just as unique and cool as you! Once you’re done you can also clip it to your bag.
Oh boy, water fights will be brought to a whole new level with Bunch O Balloons. No longer will you have to stand at the sink waiting for all your balloons to fill up, with Bunch O Balloons you simply fill up a whole bunch at once AND they even tie themselves.
Chances are, you’ve seen the viral slime videos and so has your child – so what better gift than this ooey gooey Monster Slime Kit? This kit is only for the brave though as you won’t be making any ordinary slime, you’ll be making your very own sticky, slimy monster!
So it’s summer break, you’re at home bored and oh so hot, what could you possibly do to cool down and have some fun? The answer to your frustrating situation is the Wham-O Slip N’ Slide Wave Rider. Plus, with 2 lanes, you can even have friends over and race against each other.
Budding movie producers will LOVE this unique, super fun Claymation (animation) gift. Start off by creating and sculpting your very own characters out of clay and then set up your stage using your chosen backdrop and props, prep your camera (mobile and phone stand) and then you’re ready…set…action!
This quirky gift is sure to ‘rock’ her socks off. Paint your new turtle pet however you like, patterns, spots, stripes, you name it – talking of names, maybe “shelly” is an idea? You can keep your rock pet anywhere you like, your garden, bedroom or anywhere you fancy.
What’s that smell? No, it’s not what Grandma is baking up in the kitchen, it’s these utterly lovely Cupcake Surprise Princess Dolls, of course. You never know which of the 6 sweet smelling princess dolls you’re going to get when you order one of these; will it be Strawberry, Chocolate or Caramel?
If she enjoys wearing and collecting jewelry, you probably want to ‘think outside the box’ this time around and go for something different – what better way to do that than with this gorgeous personalised jewelry box? On the lid are pretty flowers alongside her own name – making it the perfect gift.
Put their brains to the test with Colorku – a wooden game that puts a fun, colorful twist on the Japanese puzzles. Colorku uses colored marbles making it not only easier but more fun than the traditional puzzle. Using the puzzle cards, they copy them onto the board and then get to work on solving it.
Don’t ‘geek’ out, but this super cool My First Mind Blowing Science Kit will make an explosive gift for 8 year old girls. With 20 pieces and 11 awesome activities, this sensational kit will keep even the most reluctant science fanatic enthralled and excited, for sure.
Bored? Why not pass some time making yourself a few friendly new pom pom pals with this neat kit from Klutz. It comes with everything you need to make 10 Pom-Pom Pets, including 3 sizes of pom-poms, glue, pairs of eyes, pre-cut feet and ears and also a punch-out carrier and food bowl.
Get in on the current trend with this slimy-cool Design Your Own Slime Kit. With 3 color concentrated putties and 3 that have special effects, you know you’re in for a ‘gooo-d’ time mixing them up and creating your own crazy slime. You can even make glow in the dark slime for night time fun!
Headphones are great, whether it’s for listening to your top tunes or watching shows and fav movies. This lovely purple pair’s volume levels are automatically limited to help protect their ears and are specially built to withstand the rough and tumble they’re sure to get from kids.
Chances are Matilda was probably one of your favorite reads when you were younger (we know it was definitely one of ours!). This interesting story based upon, well, Matilda will have any reader gripped from the beginning to the very end as they watch her mysterious life and powers unfold.
Annnddd that’s a wrap! Well, maybe not yet, but once you get your hooves, sorry, hands on this Yarn Unicorn Kit, it will be. This kit contains 2 unicorn cardboard forms for kids to wrap up using yarn, and there are even other colors so you can make their hooves, manes, and tails look like rainbows.
From Melissa & Doug comes this Cutie Pie Butterfly Bug House. This is perfect for kids who adore the outdoors and love seeing which creepy crawlies they can find, as it gives them a home for the bugs while they observe and watch them, plus the sliding door makes it easy let them free after.
No, it’s not the challenge of playing in the yard after Fido’s been out, it’s a super hilarious game of dodging the (thankfully) fake poop – while blindfolded! Eek. The (rather lucky) player to step in the least amount of stinky poop is the winner – ‘woo-poo!’ A disgustingly good gift for 8 year old girls.
Collectors are going to enjoy opening up the L.O.L Surprise! Confetti Pop (series 3). Inside the exciting ball are 9 surprises: 1 exclusive new doll and lots of other accessories, will it be a pair of stylish shoes, a snazzy new outfit or maybe even neat stickers? Who knows?
Tie-dying is SO much fun, even more so when it’s with Mom, siblings or friends, so get everyone together – we have an ‘inkling’ that you’re all going to love it. Plus, at the end of it you get a really cool shirt, or why not try dying some snazzy socks or even leggings, instead.
Turn your room from a mundane retreat to a land of magic and wonder with this wicked Fairy Kit. Inside the kit is everything your little princess will need to get to crafting some bunting, her own fairy wand, a welcoming banner for the fluttering friends or even a pretty, floral crown.
From the creators of Exploding Kittens is an exciting new game: Bears vs Babies. With seriously hilarious characters such as Bumble Baby, Big Ol’ Diaper Baby, Great White Baby and even a Jabberwocky, it’s no wonder this game is so popular amongst kids (and even adults) – so what’re you waiting for? Grab your…Sushi?!
Best to keep Fido away from this tail-wagging-worthy game of Doggy Croquet. Have Mom or Dad place the croquet doggo pieces into the yard and you little pups can get to chasing…aka wacking…the colorful balls with the mallets, in a ‘dig’ to win!
Hungry for some sciency fun? If your tummy is rumbling, instead of whipping yourself a snack, why not get experimenting with this crazy Edible Chemistry Set, instead? Through learning about acids, formulas, pigments, reactions and more, they can create carbonated concoctions and even turn green jelly to blue – and then eat it, yum!
Got a little superstar on your hands? Instead of boring, expensive singing lessons, just have her sing her heart out with this Kids’ Singing Machine instead. That way, you parents then get the joy of hearing all those teeny-bopping songs, too…yay. (at least there’s a volume button, right?).
Spoil your budding artist with this pink Crayola Light-up Tracing Pad. You don’t just get the nifty tracing tablet, you also receive 10 tracing sheets, 10 blank sheets, 12 coloring pencils, a graphite pencil and more. Plus it’s ultra-thin and portable, perfect for taking anywhere you like.
If your daughter’s name is unusual or has a different spelling to the norm, you’ll totally appreciate how difficult it can be finding a personalized gift for her, so you can imagine just how much she’s going to love having her name on her very own silver, gold or rose necklace! Aren’t they just beautiful?
With just a squeeze of these Gummy Bear Light’s tummies, you can turn them on and off – or if you plan on using it as a nightlight, you can make use of the 1-hour automatic turn off feature. These bears do look totally scrumptious, though it’s probably best you try not to take a bite!
With 3 levels, 7 rooms and over 70 accessories, it’s clear to see that there’s a whole load of fun to be had in the wonderful Barbie Dreamhouse. As well as a working elevator, the Dreamhouse also has interactive accessories like a realistic aquarium with swimming fish and bubble sounds.
Bend and break the rules with Monopoly Cheaters Edition. While the game is made for cheaters, you’re going to have to be sneaky and clever, or you’ll find yourself handcuffed in jail! However, if you successfully complete your cheat you get a reward, so play wisely.
Meet Ricky, the trick-lovin’ pup. This furry little guy is more than just a cutie, he can perform tricks too. Ricky can flip his bone from his nose to mouth, give you a paw, and even bark a tune. He also loves to give kisses, eat treats, shuffle his paws in excitement and tilt his head.
From National Geographic we have the amazing gemstone mine. Using the included tools (chisel, brush and magnifying glass) your little explorers will be chipping away at the dig brick for hours on end trying to find the 15 beautiful gems, such as tiger’s eye, quartz, amethyst and more.
She’s bound to feel like she’s at the arcade with the Moj Moj claw machine with its lights and music. Inside the claw machine is a selection of adorable squishies to pick up and discover within the mystery eggs. You can refill the claw machine with your own surprises, or purchase refill packs.
Learn all about the mind-blowing world of code with Bit. Bit is a tiny robot powered by code, perfect for beginners with 2 ways to play. Bit follows marker tracks and commands or can also be controlled via the app, where you can choose his every move and function.
Have a real blast with Pie Face Cannon, a hilarious family game all about trying to avoid being splattered with whipped cream. The game has 2 players; one controlling the cream cannon, and the other pressing the hand buttons in a bid to save themselves from being creamed.
Meet Archie, the cutest panda you ever did see. This finger-sized interactive pet is glittery and sweet, everything your little girl wants. Fingerlings hang on your finger and interact with you by blinking their eyes, making sounds, blowing you kisses and moving their head. They love being played with and rocked to sleep.
If there’s one thing young kids love, it’s anything and everything gruesome, so this game is bound to be a big ‘zit’. Pimple Pete is a game all about, well, you guessed it, popping pimples! Players take turns squeezing out the pus, though don’t wiggle too hard or you’ll burst the mega-zit and lose.
Light up her life with the Lil’ Gleemerz dolls. There are lots of ways to play with these dolls; bond in hangout mode, clap and dance and dazzle with light party mode, and have endless amounts of fun and laughter with game mode, with activities such as tail tennis, stop on the spot, and more.
Spoil your little Picasso with the Crayola Fabulous Art kit. With over 100 pieces, this kit offers neat coloring pages, paints, a brush, chalks, colored pencils, fine line markers, and more. It also includes a desktop caddy to keep it all neatly stored in.
Give her L.O.L dolls and pets a life of luxury with the L.O.L Surprise! Dollhouse. This wooden house is sturdy enough to endure endless hours and days of play, and includes lots of exciting interactive features; working elevator, lights, and sounds across all levels, not forgetting the spa, pool, and sandbox.
Watch their faces light up with a Hatchimals Mystery. The mystery is that you never know which of the 4 Hatchimals will hatch out of the egg – what a thrill! The new species has super fluffy fur and extendable wings, and from baby to toddler, each stage brings new features, games, and ways to play.
Respond to emergencies in just a flash with the Barbie Care Clinic. Transform the vehicle to a care clinic by lifting the lever, where you’ll find a waiting room, check-in station, and exam room, or flip the waiting room’s TV to find a miniature gift shop offering flowers, balloons, teddy bears and more.
Don your coat and get ready for some crazy experiments with this explosive kit from Learning Resources. Drop a reactor pod into the chamber, pump in the reaction liquid, and after an exciting bubbling reaction you’ll find one of the 35 mysterious beaker creatures or maybe even a limited edition 24-carat being.
10 Diy Gifts and Toys for 8 year Old Girls
From The TipToe Fairy is a fab tutorial on how your little darling can make fun DIY Sidewalk Foam Paint. With kids, chances are that you have all the supplies dotted around your home already, so go take a look and find out how you can make this great gift for 8 year old girls.
EVERYONE knows that Lush are the supreme bath bomb makers, though that doesn’t mean you can’t try making some yourself (by following this awesome tutorial). These colorful bombs are not only as good, but better since you get the satisfaction of making them yourself AND watching them go fizzing crazy.
Have you heard of Word Rocks? If not, do a quick search on social media because these aren’t your usual rocks – these are hand-painted with bright colors and sweet, heartwarming words by children who just want to put a smile on someone’s face by hiding them in public paths, etc – isn’t that lovely?
Struggling to find something exciting to do with your kids on a rainy afternoon? Then your prayers have been answered because this DIY Floam using Styrofoam cups requires supplies that you probably already have, and if not, a trip to the craft store will soon sort that out, plus, who doesn’t like playing with floam?
This make takes an hour or two, perfect for those days when you want bonding time with your daughter, because there’s nothing better than making together – at the end of it, she’ll be a basic sewing pro – isn’t it nice that you get to give her skills she’ll keep for the rest of her life?
Look bedazzling without spending all of your hard-earned pennies with these DIY star cluster hair clips. The blogger hot glues sequins, acrylic stars, and rhinestones onto a strip of fabric and then attaches it to a hair clip, it really is as simple as that! Cheap and quick, how could you say no?
Since we’re now in colder months, these fabulous peppermint bath bombs are pretty fitting, especially since they look like huge blue snowballs – perfect for fans of Disney’s Frozen. Best of all, kids can get messy and involved with this fun make, although throwing them in the bath and watching them fizz is the best part.
You know what 8 year old girls are like with their funky pieces of jewelry, but don’t worry, with this delightful DIY jewelry organizer, she’ll soon have somewhere to house it all. This clever blogger uses a metal sheet, perfect for storing earrings, as well as plenty of hoops for necklaces and bracelets.
Girls simply love anything glitzy and glamorous, so they’re sure to fall for this stunning DIY glitter necklace. It doesn’t look like it, but this necklace only costs a couple of dollars to make! You could present the necklace as a gift or have her join in on the fun of making it.
Add a touch of sparkle to any room with these neat DIY clipboard and glitter clips. The clipboard is coated in a super sparkly paint, while the glitter clips are coated in glue and then dipped in a tonne of glitter, making them the perfect surface for homework, drawing, or reading.
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