8th Birthday Gifts & Presents

Gift Ideas by Age

Gifts for 8 year olds

What do you get for someone who is 8 years old? These middle years are a time when lifetime interests cam be fostered.

Safety is still important – be careful of bicycles, kites and similar toys unless the child has a safe place to use them away from traffic, power lines and other hazards.

Make sure sport equipment is well-made. Consider the child’s ability, or check with parents, before giving toys that use mains electricity.


Electrical train sets, construction toys, more complex chemistry and other science kits, hobby kits, crafts kits and materials, puppets.

Complex games, jigsaws, puzzles and books. Also consider bedroom linen and decorations.

Games and toys to encourage them to spend time outdoors away from televisions and computer games could be welcome. As well as the obvious sporty gifts, these can include gardening, outdoor gadgets (including solar powered) and science kits

Some Gift Suggestions

Camouflage Wigwam/Teepee
Fun and Games from Yardgames

Camouflage Wigwam (or Teepee if you’d prefer) This Camouflage Wigwam is ready for action!

Young adventure enthusiasts will love playing in this fantastic play tent. They can be a soldier on boot camp exercises one minute and a covert operative the next. Wherever they go, whatever their adventure during their imaginative travels the Camouflage Wigwam Playtent will keep them sheltered!

Cool Kids

Here’s the place where you will find great gifts for all the coolest kids in your life. 

See the range of cool gifts from Coolthings.com.au

Cool Science Projects

Discover cool stuff like Doodling Robots to the latest in Green Science from CSIRO, guaranteed to encourage the budding scientist within yourself and your children!

See the range of cool gifts from Coolthings.com.au

Create and Make

in Create and Make you find a huge range of activities, games and cool craft projects for children to make and do. Great for sparking your child’s imagination!

See the range of cool gifts from Coolthings.com.au

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