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61 Gifts for 8 Year Old Girls That She Won’t Put Down

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?

Owleez

Owleez

How adorable is this? Ideal for 8 year old girls who aren’t quite ready for a pet of their own, Owleez can rock, sing, dance, feed and even really fly!

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Moj Moj The Original Claw Machine Playset

Moj Moj The Original Claw Machine Playset

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.

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WowWee Lucky Fortune Collector's Case

WowWee Lucky Fortune Collector's Case

Fortune cookies are always great fun, and these ones contain not one but FIVE beautiful bracelets, including two color-changing ones, as well as a jewelry stand to put together and hang them from.

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Lil' Gleemerz Doll

Lil' Gleemerz Doll

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.

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Singing Machine

Singing Machine

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?).

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Hair Chalk

Hair Chalk

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.

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Cool Maker Nail Stamper

Cool Maker Nail Stamper

Nail art can be tricky for anyone, whether they’re eight or eighty, but with the Go Glam Nail Stamper, it’s as easy as ABC. Using the nail polish provided, she can paint her nails, and then choose one of the many patterns included in the kit to stamp a design onto her talons.

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Artie 3000 The Coding Robo

Artie 3000 The Coding Robo

Let her write the code and watch as Artie, the adorable little robot, follows her directions and draws the lines, and, because he comes pre-programmed, she can start play right away.

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Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit

Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit

The most magical gift for 8 year old girls, this set allows her to build a wand and program it to perform weird and wonderful tricks on the screen in true Hogwarts style.

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Make Your Own Glitter Necklace

Make Your Own Glitter Necklace

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.

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Fashion Angels Fashion Design Sketch Portfolio Artist Set

Fashion Angels Fashion Design Sketch Portfolio Artist Set

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!

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Dreamworks Dragons Hatching Toothless

Dreamworks Dragons Hatching Toothless

Once baby Toothless is ready to hatch, she can help him along by shaking his egg, and once he’s born she can Train her Dragon to fly and plasma blast!

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Thinking Putty Puzzle

Thinking Putty Puzzle

With 60 challenges included, this Thinking Putty Puzzle will take her from beginner to expert as she navigates her way through the puzzles. Supplied with 6 colors of Crazy Aaron’s Putty, this STEM game will use all her critical thinking skills to help her complete each card before moving on to the next.

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Fur Real Friends StarLily My Magical Unicorn

Fur Real Friends StarLily My Magical Unicorn

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.

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Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

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.

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Crayola Light-up Tracing Pad

Crayola Light-up Tracing Pad

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.

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Edible Candy Food Science STEM Chemistry Kit

Edible Candy Food Science STEM Chemistry Kit

Yummy scrummy candy will be hers for the making (and the taking) with this kit which includes 40 delicious experiments which will result in candy, chocolate, crystals, and jellies.

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FurReal Friends Ricky Trick-Lovin’ Interactive Plush

FurReal Friends Ricky Trick-Lovin’ Interactive Plush

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.

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SmartLab Toys Squishy Human Body

SmartLab Toys Squishy Human Body

Satisfy an 8 year old’s curiosity in the human body with this kit which includes a skeleton full of removable bones, muscles, and deliciously squishy organs, and a book full of photos, too.

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Blinger Ultimate Set

Blinger Ultimate Set

A girl can never have too much bling, and if embellishments are her thing she will adore the Blinger Ultimate Set. With 225 gems included, this handy tool will allow her to add shine and sparkle to clothes, pictures, and especially her hair in seconds, without the use of nasty adhesives.

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Barbie Dreamhouse

Barbie Dreamhouse

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.

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Really RAD Robots

Really RAD Robots

Robots make fab gifts for 8 year old girls, and this one is unlike any she’s seen before! Using voice commands she can make him dance, spin, or even record secret conversations!

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Diy Fairy Jars

Diy Fairy Jars

These enchanting fairy jars make adorable rainy day activities for children who love all things magical, and can be made using just glitter, a glow stick, and a clear glass jar.

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National Geographic Kids Why? Book

National Geographic Kids Why? Book

Kids learn through asking questions; give her the answers she’ll need with this extraordinary book which will satisfy her curiosity on 1111 mysteries and queries, from the human body to the deepest oceans.

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National Geographic PRO Series Metal Detector

National Geographic PRO Series Metal Detector

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.

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Paint by Sticker Unicorns and Magic

Paint by Sticker Unicorns and Magic

Offering a mess-free alternative to painting by numbers, this book contains 10 magical images of unicorns, dragons, and more, which can be slowly brought to life by using the numbered stickers, instead.

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Don't Step In It

Don't Step In It

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.

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Melissa & Doug Wooden Multi-Craft Weaving Loom

Melissa & Doug Wooden Multi-Craft Weaving Loom

Weaving is such a fun skill to have, and once they learn it they can make bags, scarves, and all sorts of other colorful items. Start them off with this incredible adjustable loom set.

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Kid Made Modern Studio in A Box Set

Kid Made Modern Studio in A Box Set

If she knows she’s creative but isn’t sure of her preferred medium yet, give her the choice of several with the Kid Made Modern Studio in A Box Set. Packed with colored pencils, drawing pencils, markers, acrylics, watercolors, crayons, brushes and more, the attractive case also contains paper pads and canvases, too.

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The Complete Ramona Collection

The Complete Ramona Collection

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…).

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Thames & Kosmos Rainbow Gummy Candy Lab

Thames & Kosmos Rainbow Gummy Candy Lab

Help her mix fantasy with food with this super fun set which will enable her to make delicious gummies in the shape of clouds, rainbows, and magical, mythical unicorns.

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Rainbow Scratch Art

Rainbow Scratch Art

Scratch art has always been good fun, but with this set it is even more thrilling. With 10 large pages included, each one is coated with a plain black surface which, when scratched off with the included stylus, reveals a beautiful rainbow-hued background. A set of stencils is also included.

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Hey Clay Aliens Kit

Hey Clay Aliens Kit

Her world will soon be filled with extraterrestrial life forms when she has this Hey Clay Aliens Modelling Kit. With free access to the Hey Clay app, this kit comes with 18 cans of colorful clay which she can sculpt and then air dry for permanent pals from the Planets Beyond.

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Bears vs Babies: A Card Game From the Creators of Exploding Kittens

Bears vs Babies: A Card Game From the Creators of Exploding Kittens

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?!

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L.O.L. Surprise! Dollhouse

L.O.L. Surprise! Dollhouse

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.

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142-Piece Art Set

142-Piece Art Set

If she’s serious about art, give her a set of coloring mediums she will be proud of with this wooden case which includes pencils, crayons, oil pastels, and watercolor cakes.

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Sewing School

Sewing School

Sewing is a skill every child should have, and this book includes 21 kid-approved projects which are suitable for 8 year olds, including pillows, potholders, and even their own little friend.

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Little Live Scruff-A-Luvs

Little Live Scruff-A-Luvs

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.

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Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit

Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit

Add the Chain Reactions set to her existing LEGO collection and she’ll be able to unlock a whole new level of building fun, as she creates 10 different real, moving machines.

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Bubble Painting

Bubble Painting

Incredibly easy to make and SO much fun to do, bubble painting is a great alternative to normal painting and can be used to create stunning patterns on cards or sheets of paper.

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Folded Paper Bracelets

Folded Paper Bracelets

Show your daughter how to make these folded paper bracelets and she’ll have a skill which will make her the coolest kid in her class – they’re great for recycling old paintings, too.

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LOL Surprise Fluffy Pets Winter Disco Series

LOL Surprise Fluffy Pets Winter Disco Series

Just when you thought L.O.L surprises couldn’t get any cuter, along comes the Fluffy Pets Winter Disco series with the most adorable removable fur in a ball which becomes a sparkly snow globe.

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Hide & Seek Rock Painting Kit

Hide & Seek Rock Painting Kit

Rock painting has taken off in a big way, as each colorful masterpiece is hidden in the community to be found by others. Get her started with this kit which contains everything she’ll need.

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Little Live Rainglow Unicorn Vet Set

Little Live Rainglow Unicorn Vet Set

Even unicorns have off days, and this collection includes all the tools to make the included unicorn feel much better, including a Sparkle Scope, Furmometer, and Dream Cream to heal the boo-boos.

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Sphero Mini Activity Kit

Sphero Mini Activity Kit

With a clear shell, she’ll be able to see the workings of this small but mighty robotic ball as it follows her instructions, completes challenges, and even doubles up as a gaming joystick.

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National Geographic Dual Microscope Complete Science Kit

National Geographic Dual Microscope Complete Science Kit

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.

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My First Coding & Computer Science Kit

My First Coding & Computer Science Kit

Take her away from the screen while learning about computers with a computer science kit which comes with more than 30 tools and ingredients needed to explore binary, encrypted, and pixelated fun.

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Harry Potter: The Illustrated Collection

Harry Potter: The Illustrated Collection

Take her back to where it all began with this boxset which contains the first three books in the Harry Potter series, beautifully illustrated in full color in a large-scale size.

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L.O.L. Surprise! Pearl

L.O.L. Surprise! Pearl

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.

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Dog Crimes Logic Game

Dog Crimes Logic Game

Dog Crimes makes the perfect gift for 8 year old girls who love all things detective and dog-related. Using her powers of deduction, critical thinking, and logic, she must work her way through the increasingly difficult challenge cards, and figure out which of the adorably naughty dog characters is to blame.

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Creative Roots Create Your Own Unicorn Garden

Creative Roots Create Your Own Unicorn Garden

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!

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Wildluvs Juno My Baby Elephant

Wildluvs Juno My Baby Elephant

Everyone ‘nose’ an elephant does everything with her trunk, and Juno uses hers to trumpet, eat her peanut, play with her mouse, and even give out lots of kisses.

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Pimple Pete Game Presented by Dr. Pimple Popper

Pimple Pete Game Presented by Dr. Pimple Popper

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.

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Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids

Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids

There’s nothing more exciting than building a machine that actually works, which is exactly what this STEAM book offers – more than 50 of them, in fact, and all made from easily sourced items.

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No-Sew Funfetti Cake Slice Pillow

No-Sew Funfetti Cake Slice Pillow

If you’re not much of a seamstress you can use fabric glue to make this funfetti pillow, but sewn or stuck, it makes a great gift for 8 year old girls. Made from pink cotton, the triangular slice is stuffed, and then decorated with ‘sprinkles’ and ‘frosting’ for an authentic look.

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Barbie Care Clinic Vehicle

Barbie Care Clinic Vehicle

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.

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L.O.L. Surprise! Confetti Pop-Series

L.O.L. Surprise! Confetti Pop-Series

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?

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Bit Coding Robot

Bit Coding Robot

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.

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Klutz My Pom-Pom Pet Shop Craft Kit

Klutz My Pom-Pom Pet Shop Craft Kit

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.

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Diy Bath Boms (Lush Inspired)

Diy Bath Boms (Lush Inspired)

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.

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Paint Your Own Unicorns

Paint Your Own Unicorns

Unicorns feature heavily in gifts for 8 year old girls, but with this set she can decorate and embellish her ow mythical creatures using paints, gems, glitter, stickers, and lots of imagination.

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