64 Toys for 8 Year Old Girls

Our Best 3 Picks

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“Frozen 2” Elsa Styling Set

Get 13 hair styling accessories such as clips, barrettes, and others.

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3-Pack Walkie Talkies for Kids

Features 2-way channels with an LCD flashlight and a 3-mile radius.

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Good on a Budget

Water Marbling Paint Kit

Drop the paint into the water, swirl it then transfer this to paper.

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Christmas Toys for 8 Year Old Girls

Playmobil Horse Farm Building Set

Reviewers say it's a fun, durable playset with lots of accessories.

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Comfy Crocodile Sleeping Sack

Made of extremely soft polar fleece and it’s machine washable.

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Interactive Marble-run Gravitrax

Ranked the #1 marble run system in the US, it comes with 122 pieces.

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V-Tech Camera

V-Tech Camera

Takes real digital photos and includes four built-in games and more.

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Elite Sportz Ring Toss Game

Easy to set up, great for indoor/outdoor use, and tests coordination.

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Would You Rather Game Book

Would You Rather Game Book

Has 100% kid-appropriate material and 200 all-new questions.

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Metal Wire Puzzle Set

Includes 16 different quality metal wire puzzles to improve IQ and EQ.

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Zzzopa Fidget Balls

Spin, bounce, and throw away the stress, and learn cool tricks too.

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Squishy

With a jelly-like filling, its hypoallergenic and easy to clean.

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Soap Lab kit

Kids will make 10 cosmetic products in experiments that are 100% real.

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Cooking Game

With 22 recipes, this board game encourages actual cooking.

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Activity Book for Teens By Teens

102 pages of mandala coloring, M.A.S.H., dots, sudoku, and mazes.

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Escape Room in a Box

Decipher clues, solve puzzles, and crack codes within 90 minutes.

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VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2

Features a time display, pedometer, and camera, and is splash-proof.

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5,000 Awesome Facts for Kids

Filled with photos and has 2-page spreads with a different topic each.

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Birthday Toys for 8 Year Old Girls

The Original Reversible Octopus Plushie

This polyester toy is perfect for emotional communication.

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Interactive Glow in The Dark T-Shirt

Interactive Glow in The Dark T-Shirt

Use the UV glow torch and laser pen to make creative drawings.

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My Arcade Pac-Man Pocket Player

A handheld console with 3 built-in games and full-color display.

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Goopow Kids Camera

LCD screen design including a 32GB SD card and 3 games.

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I Am Confident, Brave & Beautiful_ A Coloring Book for Girls

The B&W line drawings explore ideas like bravery, strength, and more.

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Kidzlane Light-up Dance Mat

Features 3 interactive games that have 5 difficulty levels.

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Donner Electronic Drum Set

A 7-pad drum set with 12 demonstration songs and 9 accompaniments.

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3Doodler Start+ Essentials 3D Pen Set for Kids

It’s designed with no hot parts and is completely safe for kids.

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Fifty Amazing Magic Tricks

With tricks and props such as X-ray vision, traveling aces, and more.

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Tiny Headed Kingdom “Honeythunder” Plush Unicorn

This toy is safe and non-toxic, made from soft, plush materials.

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Foam Pogo Jumper

The bungees stretch to 48 inches for hours of healthy, bouncy fun.

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LET’S GO! Binoculars for Kids

With soft rubber for eye protection, high resolution, and shockproof.

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3-Pack Walkie Talkies for Kids

Features 2-way channels with an LCD flashlight and a 3-mile radius.

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Fun Toys for 8 Year Old Girls

Toysmith Tech Gear Multi Voice Changer

With 8 voice effects — the side levers adjust frequency and amplitude.

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Rechargeable Game Activity Cube

Includes 9 games including Tic Tac Go, Alien Hunt, and Rocket Trail.

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Marvel Trivia and Strategy Card Game

Includes 52 game cards, 6 clue cards, 1 card holder, and a box.

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Restaurant and Grill Playset

It has 6 play areas and 30+ pieces to play out different scenes.

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Outdoor Scavenger Hunt Game

With 2 walkie-talkies, 36 indoor, and 36 outdoor scavenger hunt cards.

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Cloud Slime’s Unicorn Slime Kit

With 25 add-ins and a manual to make your 100% hypoallergenic slime.

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Flickin Chicken

Tossing game featuring 4 chickens, 1 target disc, and a score pad.

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Roller Coaster Challenge

Includes a game board, 36 posts, 39 tracks, one car, and 40 cards.

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Gamenote Colorful Kids Origami Kit

108 origami folding papers and 2 practice sheets — makes 54 patterns.

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Girl’s Backpack by BYXEPA

Made from thick, high density fabric that's anti-tear and waterproof.

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20pc Outdoor Explorer Set

Explore with a real compass, binoculars, magnifying glass and more.

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“Jokes for 8 Year Olds”

With a glossy front cover and a ‘From’ box inside for personalization.

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Unique Toys for 8 Year Old Girls

Night Riderz Zipline Kit

A 10-foot braided nylon rope attachment holds the sturdy disk seat.

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Artie 3000 Coding Robot

Artie 3000 Coding Robot

Use pre-programmed designs or create your codes — Artie will draw.

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Electronic Piggy Bank

Password-protected, it stores up to 600 coins and paper money x100.

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Carson Bugview Bug-Catching Tool

The thumb-operated trapping slider easily catches fast bugs humanely.

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Nutty Toys Fidget Spinner Dimple Popper Sensory Toy

Assists in stress and anxiety-relief for kids with ADHD and autism.

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Pokémon Trainer Guess

Think of a Pokémon and the voice-recognition Poké Ball will guess it.

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Water Marbling Paint Kit

Drop the paint into the water, swirl it then transfer this to paper.

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4M Crystal Growing Science Experimental Kit

Get everything needed to create 7 real crystals that kids can display.

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Other Recommendations

Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions

An 80-page instructional book to design and build 10 moving machines.

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Guess in 10 Countries of The World Game

A trivia and strategy game with an average playtime of 20 minutes.

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Toysmith 4M Magnetic Mini Tile Art

It has 12 2"x2” tiles, magnets, a paint strip, brush, and a manual.

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Table Top Mini Bowling Game Set

Lightweight and made of safe material to encourage interactive play.

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AmScope Microscope Kit + Food

40-piece beginner kit featuring electrical illumination and filter.

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Galt Toys First Pottery

Make and paint cool pots with air-drying clay and modeling tools.

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Desktop Fiddle Set

12-side fidget cube for stress relief, made from ABS plastic.

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Retro Mini Game with 500 Classic Games

Retro Mini Game with 500 Classic Games

A chargeable console with an 8-directions joystick and 500 games.

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AMERFIST Flying Ball Toys

Hand-controlled AMERFIST Flying Ball

It’s fall-resistant and can be thrown at different angles and speeds.

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The upside-down challenge game

Contains 100+ drawing and activity challenges and takes 20 minutes.

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Long Range Kids Walkie-Talkie

Long Range Kids Walkie-Talkie

With 22 channels and maximum communication distance of up to 2 miles

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SKYFIELD Scratch Paper Art Set

You get 100 black sheets, 10 wooden styli, 4 stencils, and 2 brushes.

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Insect Lore Live Butterfly Growing Kit

Pop-up, reusable 11.5-inch mesh habitat including feeding dropper.

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Easter Joke Book for Kids

Silly, corny jokes to make your opponent laugh so they lose a point.

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DIY Soap Making Kit

Mix wax, coloring, fragrance, and glitter, and pour into the 4 molds.

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Break Open 4 Geodes Science Kit

You get 4 crystal-filled geodes, a learning guide, and other add-ons.

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8-year-old girls are at an age where they develop a sense of who they are and what they do and don’t like. They start expressing their individuality through what they wear and how they decorate their rooms, and they gravitate towards more mentally and physically stimulating activities. Toys should facilitate their developing cognitive and motor skills and give them room to express themselves creatively.

Choosing the best toys for 8 year old girls

8-year-old girls are no longer little children but they’re not adolescents either. As they become more independent, they like to tackle challenging tasks by themselves. Their cognitive and motor skills become more refined at this age, so they’re able to have more complex conversations, concentrate on tasks for longer periods, and gravitate towards activities that can test and fine-tune their motor skills. 

She’s discovering her unique interests, so toys, games, and accessories that encourage creative exploration and expression are encouraged. Additionally, puzzles, building kits, and language tools that test her reasoning and problem-solving abilities, as well as her language capabilities will set her on the right learning and developmental path. Toys and games that promote physical activity and strengthen her fine motor skills and coordination are also ones to consider.  

How we identified the best toys for 8 year old girls

As their cognitive and motor skills become more refined, girls this age begin to value their independence greatly and they enjoy discovering and expressing their developing interests. We chose toys that experts believe will best facilitate these milestones. 

8-year-old girls love to independently solve tasks that mentally challenge them. We selected puzzles and building kits that allow for independent play, and that will test their cognitive and problem-solving abilities. Many of these toys will also promote learning as they can help to develop new abilities.

Girls this age love to explore the world and uncover new interests as they do so. We selected an extensive range of creative tools, expressive accessories, and decorative items that they can use to physically express themselves or to personalize their space. It’s also important that they enjoy lots of physical and outdoor activities. To keep them active, we chose fun outdoor toys and activities that will strengthen their motor skills and coordination, and burn off any extra energy in the process.    

Tips for buying the best toys for 8 year old girls

  1. Understand her interests
    As she learns more about herself, her interests will naturally change. She may start gravitating towards ways to creatively express herself, or more mentally and physically challenging games. By understanding her shifting interests and how she enjoys spending her time, you’ll have a better idea of the type of toy to buy.
  2. Keep it age appropriate
    Toys for 8-year-old girls have been tested by experts to ensure that they receive the most beneficial experience. When buying a toy, always check that it’s suitable for girls this age, otherwise you’re missing out on a great learning or developmental opportunity.
  3. Make learning engaging
    8-year-old girls are naturally curious and want to learn more. By choosing toys that are engaging, possibly even interactive, you’ll ensure she receives all the benefits because she’ll spend more time playing with them.