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?
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!
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.
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?).
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…).
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.
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.
From the author who brought us the wonderful Harry Potter, The Ickabog is a wonderful read for kids who love mythical lands and magical creatures. Is the Ickabog as scary as legend says, or will best friends Bert and Daisy uncover the truth and bring harmony to the land of Cornucopia once more?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diy Polka Dot Slime
This has got to be the coolest, most fun slime ever, because it uses pompoms! Lots and lots of pretty, colorful pompoms, and the best part is, you can make it at home.
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.
LEGO City Donut Shop
From the donut shop with an escaping donut, to the crane, truck, and cargo bike, this LEGO set will give her hours of imaginative play using the 10 LEGO City minifigures included.
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.
Tulip One Step Tie-Dye Kit
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.
Hocus Pocus Game
A great game for Halloween or any family game night, Disney’s Hocus Pocus mixes magic and mischief for 2 to 4 players. Working together, players must battle to outsmart the sinister sisters as they try to complete their potion before sunrise in a bid to take down the children of Salem.
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.
furReal Shaggy Shawn
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.
National Geographic Mega Gemstone Mine
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.
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.
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.
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.
Schleich Ice Griffin Toy
Spark her imagination and allow her to improve her fantasy play with this amazing Ice Griffin Toy by Schleich. Beautifully detailed and measuring a cool 5.04 x 7.68 x 12.99 inches, this stunning figure is perfect for standalone play, or to combine with other fantastical creatures to create a whole other realm.
Diy Sidewalk Chalk Paint
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.
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.
Melissa & Doug Decoupage Made Easy
Help her to make her unicorn as dazzling and beautiful as it was meant to be with this fun decoupage set from Melissa & Doug. Made from paper mache, this white unicorn comes with 4 sheets of colorful stickers, glitter glue, and sticker eyes so she can create a stunning magical ornament.
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.
Juggling for the Complete Klutz
Give her a new pastime to learn with this clever ‘Juggling for the Complete Klutz’ set. With three plush red velour juggling cubes and a storage bag to keep them safe, this set also comes with an 88 page instruction book that will teach her how to become a first class juggler.
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.
Ooze Labs Chemistry Station Science Experiment Kit
For a gift that’s positively oozing with fun, this slime lab will see her channel her inner scientist as she conducts 20 gooey experiments which will fizz, glow, and even bubble up.
Dixit Board Game
Adding a creative twist to telling stories, Dixit is a fun board game in which beautifully illustrated cards are used to start a story off. Other players must choose a card that they think most matches the first card and the best one wins, all while weaving a rich tapestry of tales.
Melissa & Doug Butterfly Bug House
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.
Scientific Explorer Magic Science for Wizards Only Kit
Only wizards can use this kit, because it will teach them the science behind their favorite tricks and magical ‘spells’, with 9 of the coolest color-changing activities around.
Scientific Explorer Crime Catchers Spy Science Kit
8 year old sleuths can hone their skills by solving the two mysteries that lurk inside this kit, which includes fingerprinting, DNA, test powders, liquids, and other crime solving essentials.
Origami Frogs That Jumps
Teach her how to make origami frogs by following the simple step by step instructions in this blog post, which even comes with suggestions for froggy games to play when they’re finished.
5,000 Awesome Facts About Everything
Stimulating both the brain and the senses, this awesome and beautifully illustrated book from National Geographic will keep her engrossed as she explores 5000 facts about pretty much anything!
Color Your Own Water Bottle Kit
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.
Snug Play Headphones
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.
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!
Crayola Fabulous Art Kit
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.
Bits and Bytes Coding Game
They can learn coding without the use of technology with Bits and Bytes, the exciting card game in which players must issue commands while avoiding obstacles – the perfect introduction to computer programming.
LEGO Creator 3in1 Pirate Ship
Swashbuckling 8 year olds will have a blast with the LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Pirate Ship Kit. With 1260 pieces included, this kit can build into a menacing but marvellous pirate ship, Skull Island where buried treasure could be buried, and the Pirates’ Inn where daring deeds are plotted and planned.
Diy Glow Bubbles
If you’re planning on adding some blacklight to a child’s party anytime soon, this post shows you how to easily turn ordinary bubble solution into an awesome one which really glows.
Diy Jewelry Organizer
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.
This word game is on another level – literally! Using letter tiles each player must create and stack their words, and the higher they stack the bigger they score.
These t-shirts are incredible, and make great gifts for 8 year old girls who love to wear their creations; whatever she writes with her phone torch will show up on the front of her tee!
Osmo Hot Wheels MindRacers Game
This is Hot Wheels like she’s never seen before! Combining old and new, Osmo Mind Racers allows cars to be driven into the screen for some fast and furious racing action.
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?
Last Defense Board Game
If she’d rather work together than apart, the Funko Last Defense! Board Game will make a superb gift. 2 to 6 players must work cooperatively to fight off robots, aliens, and other threats and save the city while listening as the companion app narrates the action on the board.
ThinkFun Potato Pirates Coding Card Game
Help her to learn the basics of coding without the need for a computer with Potato Pirates, the fun coding game that comes with 82 ‘potatoes’, as well as tokens, action cards, control cards, and surprise cards which allow players to defeat enemy ships and claim King Potato cards as their own.
Awesome Physics Experiments for Kids
Fun with a capital PH is hers for the discovering with this Physics book which shows her how to conduct 40 cool experiments and also explains exactly why they work.
Ridiculous Inventions Science Kit
This STEM kit from Playz will provide her with everything she’ll need to conduct more than 26 experiments on electricity, energy, and magnets in a fun and educational way.
Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit
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.
Different Differenter: An Activity Book About Skin Color
No child is born racist, so teach them how to be inclusive with ‘Different Differenter’. This activity book is packed with beautiful ways to help your child to grow into a balanced, kind, and inclusive individual from childhood and into adulthood through lessons on science, bullying, activism and more.
Diy Floam Using Styrofoam Cups
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?
Little Passports World Edition Subscription Box
Little Passports will take any child on an exciting journey of discovery around the world with monthly deliveries which include toys, coins, letters, and stickers from each country they ‘visit’.
Spa In A Jar
A spa in a jar is an inexpensive way of making a gift for someone who needs a little pampering. Choose spa items that will fit inside the wide-necked mason jar – bonus points if they follow a color scheme – and then add the free label that you can print out yourself.
Fairies are notoriously shy and hard to spot, but make these little fairy bells with your 8 year old and she will be able to hear the gentle tinkling whenever they’re around.
Diy Word Rocks
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?
Thames & Kosmos Engineering Makerspace Terrain Walkers
If she’s into engineering, she will love having a go at one or more of the projects which are possible with this Thames and Kosmos Terrain Walkers Building Set. With enough pieces to create 8 incredible motorized machines, the kit also comes with an illustrated guide so she can learn as she builds.
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.
Jewelry Box Personalized Name
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.
Lowercase Cursive Script Name Necklace
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?
Origami Paper Magic Kit
Origami is an absorbing hobby and can create some beautiful pieces of art. Get her started with a kit which includes an in-depth guide and instructions for 20 wonderful creations.
Stello Connect Game
Along the same lines as dominoes, but a lot more colorful, Stello uses three-sided (as opposed to dominoes’ two) tiles to match and connect, and win the game.
Flashing Bike Light Kit
Cool to make and even cooler to use, this kit allows your 8 year old girl to build her own bike lights which attach to the wheel and produce lightning flashes using wireless technology.
Make Your Own Nature Pals
Utterly adorable, these animals’ bodies are made from reclaimed wood, just waiting to be finished off with items your child has found in nature, such as leaves, twigs, and little wildflowers.
My Comic Book Kit
Young wannabe authors can have a taste of success with this awesome kit which allows them to create their own comic before having it returned to them as a real printed copy.
National Geographic Kids Print Magazine
Encourage a love of animals with a monthly subscription to National Geographic Kids, the magazine which is chock full of pictures and articles about all things animal and natural world-related.
Color Your Own Map Pillowcase
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.
Root Beer Science Kit
Just like recipes, science experiments are best when there’s something delicious waiting at the end. This Root Beer Brewing Kit combines both with a tasty treat just waiting to be enjoyed.
Kid's Global Adventure Cooking Kit
Help her discover new cuisines with one of these cooking kits, which includes the spices and hard-to-source ingredients she will need to rustle up a tantalizing meal from another country.
Diy Funny Face Flip Book
Always amusing, funny face flip books can be made easily at home using metal book rings, white card, and lots of imagination as they draw eyes, noses, and funny mouths.
Secret Decoder Ring
Smart to wear and even smarter to use, this decoder ring is made from stainless steel and features a spinner which reveals which number each letter of the alphabet represents.
Gummy Bear Lights
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!
My Miniature Library
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.
ALEX Toys Craft Rock Pets Turtle
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.
Diy Paper Bead Necklaces
If you regularly do crafts, no doubt you have some scrapbooking paper lying around. If so (or you could buy some) she can make these pretty paper bead necklaces as gifts for her friends.
Stop Motion Claymation Kit
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!
Wham-o Slip N Slide Wave Rider
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.
Embossed Hand Lettered Journal
This is a sweet way to turn a standard plain notebook into a personalized journal with the prettiest embossed cover. Using silver and gold embossing powder (along with the heat tool and embossing pen) you can follow this design, or use it as inspiration to choose your own.
You can either make one of these cardboard guitars for your 8 year old girl, or cut out all the pieces and let her assemble it herself as a great craft activity. Costing next to nothing if you have cardboard lying about, this guitar can even be decorated the way she wants.
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.
Think Fun Invasion of The Cow Snatchers Game
With 60 challenges included, The Invasion of the Cow Snatchers is a fun game which uses critical thinking and planning in order for the UFO to snatch the cows and return to Mars.
DIY Cord Tacos
Cords can get annoyingly tangled in a bag or pocket, so save her the inconvenience with one or more of these super cute taco organizers. Made from leather and felt, these teeny tacos are fastened with a snap button and will keep earphones and other cords safe and tangle-free.
Atlas Crate Subscription Box
Young armchair travellers will love the Atlas Crate, which takes readers on a monthly journey around the world as they learn about the different cultures and build their own spinning globe.
Mermaid Duvet and Pillowcase Set
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.
DIY Unicorn Balloons Kit
With step by step instructions and a handy hand pump, this kit will allow any unicorn lover to create her own magical horned horse using the balloons and stickers provided.
DIY Beauty Quote Mirror
Wooden hand mirrors are handy but they’re just a little bland. Redesign one for your favorite girl by following the examples in this tutorial. Once painted in a bright and beautiful color, you can add inspirational quotes to empower her, or attach gemstones and glitter for a little extra sparkle.
Diy Star Cluster Hair Clip
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?
Diy Peppermint Bath Bombs
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.
No-Sew Jewelry Pouch
These little no-sew jewelry pouches are simple to put make, and are a stunning way to gift jewelry of other small items. Using soft leather in whatever color you like, it’s just a case of punching holes, adding eyelets, and threading a matching ribbon through to draw it all together.
Design Your Own Slime Kit
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!
Diy Clipboard & Glitter Clips
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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