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The Best Toy and Gift Ideas For an 8-Year-Old Girl of 2020


Buying gifts for an 8-year-old girl can be fun or really difficult. Eight-year-old girls in today’s world are advanced compared to my day. Technology has changed us all. The 8-year-old girl is even more fun to buy for. I have an 8-year-old granddaughter and I love getting her gifts. The options are endless. Check out my list of ideas!

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2020’s Best Gift Ideas For an amazing 8-Year-Old Girl

Fat Brain Door Pong

Keep your 8-year-old active on any day! It’s ping pong with no table! You can attach the clamp to any door frame, and adjust the string length, and then action! You swing your paddle to serve up hours of excitement. It is great coordination, concentration, and playful cooperation for your 8-year-old! The Fat Brain Door Pong is loads of fun.

 

My Treasure Keeper Safe & Bank Playroom

Remember keeping our treasures under lock and key from our siblings. I just loved my safe as a child. You can give the My Treasure Keeper to your girl on her 8th birthday. She will have the ultimate safe place for her valuables.

 

Go Kart

Man growing up with a Go-cart was amazing! I definitely made sure mu grandkids had one to ride! So much fun. The Costzon Go Kart is ready to go for your little girls 8th birthday. She will have a blast.

 

Mongoose Expo Scooter

A lot of fun stored up in this toy. Your daughter will be cruising the neighborhood with friends on her Mongoose Expo Scooter. A perfect birthday gift for your 8-year-old girl.

Secret Message Lab

I remember learning codes in school and we even learned sign language so we could talk in class. Your 8-year-old will love to learn to code so she and her friends can send secret messages! Only your daughter can learn the code using science! This kit uses invisible ink, exposing invisible words, they can even learn how to write on a banana! How cool to use chemistry to write messages with the Secret Message Lab! Your 8-year-old will be the life of the party on her birthday.

 

Ant Jungle

This is so much more than a habitat for the ants. It’s a scientific adventure that will let your 8-year-old daughter discover the incredible strength, cooperation, and the problem-solving skills of her ants! Experience nature in a new way when you gift the Ant Jungle as a birthday gift.

 

Girl’s Musical Jewelry Storage Box

Image of the Jewelkeeper Girl's Musical Jewelry Storage Box with Spinning Unicorn, Glitter Rainbow and Stars Design, The Unicorn Tune

Little girls love trinkets. My granddaughter has loads of jewelry and not always enough space to keep them safe. The Jewelkeeper Musical Storage Box is perfect for the 8-year-old to keep her precious cargo. She will love the unicorn and music every time she opens it up. A beautiful gift for your 8-year-olds birthday.

 

I Am Confident, Brave & Beautiful

Image of the I Am Confident, Brave & Beautiful: A Coloring Book for Girls

Being confident is a message I want to send to my 8-year-old granddaughter. We can never tell our girls enough how important they are. This color book reminds them that they are brave and beautiful! My 8-year-old granddaughter loves to color. This color book builds her self-image, helps her relax, and gets her away from technology. The I Am Confident, Brave & Beautiful is a birthday gift for the 8-year-old girl in your life.

 

Barn Quilt with Seed Art Activity Kit

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Creativity is fun. Loads of fun when you open up the book and learn everything about agriculture; the who, what, where, when, and why all at your fingertips. Then, build a beautiful barn quilt designed out of seed art! So amazing. Your daughter will love the creativity and learning play involved using her [easyazon_link identifier="B0813ZQPTV" locale="US" tag="unbelievablegifts-20"]Quilt with Seed Art Activity kit. A great find.

 

Native American Crafts Activity Kit

A creative and interesting way to learn about the Native American culture. Your daughter will learn about the amazing history and cultures of Native Americans through a short story, facts, and more. Then, she can make her own dreamcatcher and a woven basket! The Native American Activity Kit will help your 8-year-old understand s few new things about the people in her life.

 

JIFAR Youth Inline Skates

Skating is so much fun and it is great exercise. Outdoors or at the rink. Your 8-year-old will love to strap on these flashy skates and hit the cement or skate floor. If you live in a large community chances are you have great places to skate. The JIFAR Inline Skates for Kids will make the perfect birthday gift.

 

Unicorn Inflatable Boat

Summer is here and the weather is hot. There is no place like the pool or the lake. Water is great and a great place for your 8-year-old to be on a hot day, in her boat. A great summer birthday gift is the Unicorn Inflatable Float to keep your daughter happy and busy.

 

Laser Tag Guns Set of 4

Kids love laser tag. This set offers 4 teams that can play and the lights are awesome in the dark. So much fun for your kiddos. Your 8-year-old daughter will love playing Kidzlane Laser Tag with family or her friends. A great party activity for when those girls stay overnight on your daughter’s birthday.

 

Electric Scooter & Mini Bike

I wish we would have had this when my sons were kids. Such fun. It is on my quick list for my grandchildren though. My granddaughter will love it! I recall having a go-cart and the adventures we had. My sons had little dirt bikes and the Electric Scooter & Mini Bike makes me think of the excitement of everyone zooming around the yard. I love seeing the kids smile. A birthday gift that will bring pleasure to the whole family. Just watching them is fun.

 

Segway

I am not crazy. Your 8-year-old can ride this and will love it! Our whole family has ridden Segways on trips. I have always wanted one but the cost was always extreme, and I never bought one. This one is affordable and an item everyone in your family will use and love. We tend to buy gifts that are very specific for our 8-year-old girls but they will love to share the Segway Electric Scooter with everyone in the family. What a great way to travel to a friend. Love this.

 

Hoverboard with Bluetooth Speaker

I want one. My granddaughter has asked for a hoverboard for Christmas this year. This is on my list. It looks so fun and she can hook up her phone for fun cruising. I love music so having a blue tooth is a plus for me. The TOMOLOO Hoverboard is an amazing birthday or Christmas gift for the 8-year-old girl.

 

Lazer Sled

Snow and sledding, the perfect combination. A great way to hit the snow hill in the back yard. Kids love to sled. Your 8-year-old daughter will have a blast with her friends on the Pipeline SNO Lazer Sled. She will be the hill master when she gets this for her 8th birthday.

 

Slammo Game Set

A great game for the backyard or camping. Fun with the family or neighbor kids. We play this at the campsite all the time. All the kids get playing and sometimes us adults do too. The GoSports Slammo is perfect for the 8 year old age group. Your daughter will love this on her birthday.

Flamingo Building & Construction

Your young engineer can transform the colorful collection of nuts, bolts, springs, and unique hardware pieces into a beautiful Flamingo. Then she can take it apart and rebuild it into a  vehicle or build whatever is in her imagination. The Flamingo Building & Construction will be loved by your 8-year-old builder!

 

Tablecloth USA Map

Teaching our children new things is fun. Meals are an important time to be together as a family. I really liked the idea of the conversation that can be had with this great gift. Maybe your 8-year-old hasn’t seen a Wyoming Buffalo in real life or watched a South Dakota pheasant along the roadside, but the whole family can learn all about state treasures next time you sit at the dinner table. The USA Map Table Cloth will give your family great meal conversation and hours of coloring fun. The best gift for the 8-year-old girl in 2020!

 

Little Helpers Kitchen Knife Set

My grandchildren always want to help in the kitchen. Most of the time I had to say no due to safety. Now, I do not have too. I can give my granddaughter some vegetables to cut up for me and my grandson always does the watermelon! Help your helpers by giving the Kid Plastic Knife Set so they can work in the kitchen beside you. Your little girl can be your sous-chef and can go beyond just licking the spatula. a great way to teach real knife skills using safe techniques.

 

Fairy Kit

We recently went to a festival and there was a huge fairy exhibit. I took my granddaughters. The girls walked around and in the trees where fairy houses, elves abounded, as did the magical fairies. After we returned home, my granddaughters were obsessed with fairies. We made our own fairy garden with little houses and all. The Magical Fairy Adventure was a big hit on her last birthday. If you have an 8-year-old girl she will love the fairy activities in this gift!

 

To My Daughter Leather Writing Journal from Mom

Our memories and stories of our daughter’s life can make a beautiful birthday gift. Most of us do baby books but this is so much more. You can write all the fun memories you have of your daughter over time and give this as a gift to her. She will love her To My Daughter journal from you. A perfect gift.

 

Mother/Daughter Pass Back-and-Forth Journal

A fun idea! Mother and daughter secrets, messages, and words of encouragement and love. What little 8-year-old girl would not love the gift of a Mother/Daughter Pass Journal. What special moments you can build.

 

 

ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Game

Image of the ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Brain Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Toy of the Year Award Winner

 

Do you have an 8-year-old girl in your life that is tough to buy for like mine? She loves girly things but enjoys learning. The Gravity Maze Marble Run Brain Game has been a great way to help her be creative and build her critical thinking skills. This gift will inspire your tomboy 8-year-old girl to be imaginative and creative. This game will challenge her logic and keep her busy learning. I love the colors.

 

Birthday Bangle

Little girls love jewelry. Your 8-year-old will love this bangle. It is feminine and cute. A sweet gift for the sweet girl. A new 8th BIRTHDAY Bracelet will make her feel special.

 

Soft Unicorn Bathrobe

Image of the Soft Unicorn Hooded Bathrobe Sleepwear - Unicorn Gifts for Girls (7-9 Years, Rainbow)

 

I bought this Soft Unicorn Hooded Bathrobe for my granddaughters 8th Birthday! She loves it! The fabric is soft and the colors are pretty and it is really well made. She feels extra special and comfy when wearing her Unicorn Robe! Unicorn power!

 

Giant Wooden Toppling Tower

I think when we buy gifts for our children, we get stuck in what the commercials tell us they want. What we should consider is what is a great gift for our 8-year-old daughter. One she will love but also brings family closer together. I really enjoy the Giant Toppling Tower and my granddaughter loves it too. We have it at our camper and play it every time we go there. It is always a huge draw, the friends we have made come over and we end up having a huge gathering with lots of fun and laughs. Do not be ordinary, be extraordinary.

 

Paint & Plant Flower Growing Kit

Image of the Dan&Darci Paint & Plant Flower Growing Kit - Grow Cosmos, Zinnia, Marigold Flowers : Includes Everything Needed to Paint & Grow - Great Gardening Science Gifts for Girls and Boys Ages 6 7 8 9 10

My granddaughter loves flowers and she is always helping grandpa in the garden. Every time she is here, she picks me a bouquet of flowers from the flower beds. So sweet. This spring I purchased her this very kit so she had her own flowers to care for. She is so proud of her Dan & Darci Paint & Plant Flowers I love to watch her take care of them. She takes pictures every week and sends them to update me on their progress. It is a great gift for your girl turning 8.

 

Color Your Own Water Bottle

 

Image of the Just My Style Your Decor Color Your Own Water Bottle by Horizon Group USA, DIY Bottle Coloring Craft Kit, BPA Free, Personalize & Decorate Using Colorful Markers & Gemstones

What fun to buy for a great rainy-day project or buy ten for your daughter’s birthday party activity! Your 8-year-old will be the star of the show when all her friends make their very own Water Bottle. I can just see them designing a masterpiece and watching their imagination develop. What a great memory for a birthday party. The Just My Style, Color Your Own Water Bottle  is a perfect gift for your imaginative 8 year old girl.

 

Girls Scratch Art

These are so fun to do. Your daughter will love this on her 8th birthday or for Christmas. An excellent gift everyone loves. Lots of fun in this box. The Rainbow Scratch Art is still a favorite.

 

Hide & Seek Rock Painting Kit

Everyone loves playing hide-n-seek. What fun to play hide-n-seek with painted rocks. We actually do this as a Saturday activity when we are camping. The kids love it. Each rock has a value. Some designs win a sucker, some a candy bar. The kids really get into the Hide & Seek Rock Kit when we have a camping fun day. Fun at home too.

 

Little Girl Jewel Rings

My granddaughter has always been a collector of all things small. Not sure why, but she is. She loves little rings. These are a fun gift for the 8-year-old having a birthday this year or a great Christmas gift. Your little princess will love these. So many colors and so much fun to share and show her friends. The PinkSheep Jewel Rings in Box are great for dress up or just wearing every day.

 

Jokes for Kids

Kids love to tell jokes. Most of them make no sense, but we laugh anyway. I really like giving my grandkids books to read. So, the Awesome Jokes for Kids Book will let your 8-year-old learn some new jokes plus get her reading!

 

Acoustic Guitar Starter Kit

If your daughter has a gift for music she deserves a cool instrument. Kids love to make up songs and not all of them have a musical ear. But, she wants a guitar. The Beginner Acoustic Guitar is a starter guitar your 8-year-old will fall in love with. Everything she needs to begin. Birthdays are special and so is your sweet girl.

 

Crystal Slime Kit

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What 8-year-old doesn’t like to get messy and play with slime. Looks fun to me. I am all for the learning toys. How fun to make your own slime? The Slime Kit is a great way for 8-year-olds to explore science and learn how to make slime. Fun and learning is awesome.

 

Crystal Growing Kit

Image of the Crystal Growing Kit for Kids + LIGHT-UP Stand - Science Experiments for Kids - Crystal Science Kits - Craft Stuff Toys for Teens - STEM Projects for Boys & Girls - Grow Crystals and Make Them Glow

Your 8-year-old girl will feel like a rock star chemist when she grows her own crystals. We have done many crystals over the years and it is always exciting and fun to watch them and eagerly await their full bloom. I love to get the children’s imaginations going creating the crystals and that is only half of the fun. Once they are done, they make a great night light for in her room. The crystals will create a mystic atmosphere and allow her to imagine far off places, flying on a rocket ship or discovering rare gems in caves. A fascinating project for everyone in your home. Watch the Crystals Grow  and illuminate in red, white and blue and then check out your 8-year-olds excitement!

 

Crayola Light Up Tracing Pad

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It was always fun playing with my old-style tracing toy. I loved to create dresses and different fashion. Our girls now can trace and create using the Crayola Light Up Tracing Pad  which adds even more coolness to the color activity. So much fun to be creative and hang up that 8-year-old girl’s art after she gets this gift for her birthday or Christmas.

 

Melissa & Doug Created by Me!

Image of the Melissa & Doug Created by Me! Flower Fleece Quilt - The Original (No-Sew Fleece Quilt, Soft Material, 48 Pieces, 5′W × 4′L, Great Gift for Girls & Boys - Best for 6, 7, 8 Year Olds & Up)

My grandchildren have done the no-sew quilt and had so much fun. You just knot-together and it is something even the youngest learner can do. A fun family project that will keep your 8-year-old girl warm and bring a smile to her face. The beautiful colors will add personality to any room. You can be creative and make several amazing designs as you tie this quilt together. You are the director and creator of this fun-filled project. The Flower Fleece Quilt  is a great birthday or Christmas activity gift; for those rainy or cold days.

 

KLUTZ Make Your Own Mini Erasers Toy

Image of the KLUTZ Make Your Own Mini Erasers Toy

My granddaughter is a collector of all things small! She loves stuff like this. She can make her own treasures. She is a collector at heart and loves to make fun little trinkets! The Make Your Own Mini Erasers is a great birthday gift. Your little 8-year-old collector will love it too.

 

Razor DeltaWing Scooter

Scooters are always fun for the kids. My grandkids love their scooters. They are moving all over the place and it keeps them active and healthy. Your little girl will love the Razor DeltaWing Scooter on her 8th birthday or for Christmas.

 

Bike Wheel Lights

Uncles are you stumped on what to get your 8-year-old niece for her birthday? All kids love their bikes to be amazing! These wheel lights will help her stand out, not only for fun, but for safety. The Bike Wheel Lights will be the biggest hit at her birthday party.

 

Educational Insights Artie

Image of the Educational Insights Artie 3000 The Coding Robot: STEM Toy, Coding Robot for Kids 7+

Your 8-year-old designs the code and Arti draws the lines. How fun is that. Create your own map, trail, or path and Artie will follow it. The Coding Robot let’s your 8-year-old start coding right away. Once she knocks out the basics, she can learn more from Arti. A great way to teach your daughter some much-needed skills for the future, while she is having fun at the same time.

 

Kidizoom Duo Selfie Camera

Image of the VTech Kidizoom Duo Selfie Camera, Amazon Exclusive, Blue, Great Gift for Kids, Toddlers, Toy for Boys and Girls, Ages 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

We live in a world of selfies. It is undeniable no matter how much older ladies hate selfies. These young kids love them! The Selfie Camera will definitely make your 8 year old girls day when she opens this up on her birthday or at Christmas.  She and her friends will have so much fun!

 

Klutz Lego Make Your Own Movie Activity Kit

Image of the Klutz Lego Make Your Own Movie Activity Kit

Making your own movie should be an excellent birthday gift for an 8-year-old girl. Super fun! Where was this stuff when I was a kid? We ate dirt and played in the mud for excitement. Humor intended there. Looks like there are some learning and fun to be had here. I think the Make Your Own Movie Activity Kit is going to be a hit on your 8-year-old girls birthday.

 

Nancy Drew Books

Nancy Drew was a staple in my home. I always loved to read and could never get enough of books. Books are a gift you can give your 8-year-old on her birthday that will not only keep her entertained but inspire her imagination. The Nancy Drew Mystery Collection is a great book collection every little girl should read.

 

Unicorn Journal I am 8 & Magical!

We should encourage our little girls and boys to journal. I really like gifting items that inspire reading and writing. If your 8-year-old loves Unicorns then the Unicorn Journal will have her smiling on her birthday. Give your daughter the gift that inspires creativity.

 

8th Birthday Youth Kids T-Shirt

As an 8-year-old we want the world to know how important we are. How fun to give the This is What an Awesome 8 Year Old Looks Like t-shirt to your little girl on her birthday. She will proudly wear this one. Help her feel special.

 

Cat Tassel Shoulder Bag

This is just cute. Can’t you see your little girl rocking this little shoulder bag at her birthday party? A fun gift for the 8-year-old. She can carry her precious items with her everywhere in her Cat Tassel Bag, super cute!

 

Sequin Drawstring Backpack

Little girls love their sequins, I know my granddaughter loves her backpack. They are so fun to rub and the Mermaid Backpack is a great way to send her off on overnight or on a play date. She can carry all her goodies with her. She will be styling and the envy of all the other 8-year-olds. A fun birthday gift.

 

Animal Prints PJ’s

Does your daughter love her PJ’s and is always wanting more fun ones? I love that you can get so many different types. If your 8-year-old love penguins, horses, or dogs, there is just the right set for her. I am always looking for fun PJ’s for my little’s and the Leveret Kids Pajamas add some fun to their nightly dress.

 

Paint Your Own Squishies

All the rage! My granddaughter always has a Squishie in her hand. There is something relaxing and calming about them. So, how about making her own! How fun is that. I love a good activity that gets the family or siblings working together. The Paint Your Own Squishies Kit fits the bill and will have your 8-year-old girl smiling. Perfect birthday gift.

 

Learn To Draw Animals!

Drawing is fun, even if you’re not good at it, but how much fun to learn how to draw. When I was a kid, I always sent in my drawings from the ad in the back of a magazine and so did many of my friends. Kids love to draw, and even your 8-year-old girl will love the Learn To Draw Animals! tons of fun, have competitions, win prizes and show off to your friends and family.

 

Solar Robot Kit

Dads, are you looking to connect with your 8-year-old daughter? Dads and daughters have tea parties and that can be fun but what about this as a gift. You can teach your daughter mechanical skills! She will love designing her robot with you! A great way to bond with your little girl, an excellent opportunity. Get her the HOMOFY STEM Solar Robot Kit, and spend some quality time teaching your daughter and building a strong relationship with her.

 

Chef Costume

A fun way to encourage your daughter to help you cook. Mom’s and dads are you amazing chefs and your 8-year-old daughter loves to help you cook and bake? Here is a fun gift for her birthday to make her chef coolness official! The Cooking and Baking Set will encourage her to let her passion for cooking out. Spend time with your family. Make and bake food. Yummy!

 

Fashion Cotton Crew Cute Socks

Socks can be an obsession. I know it is fun to have all kinds of designs. My granddaughter loves her socks and she is always mixing and matching. Who knew it was okay to not wear the same kind of sock? Lots of fun and a necessity in life. The Girls Cotton Crew Socks are practical but also a fun gift for the 8-year-olds birthday.

 

National Geographic Kids

You cannot go wrong with a good magazine subscription. I have always bought my grandkids subscriptions for their birthdays. They love getting a magazine every month and look forward to their National Geographic Kids magazine. When it comes in the mail, they call me and we get together and read it and research animals and do the fun activities inside.

 

L.O.L. Surprise Ooh La La Baby

Image of the L.O.L. Surprise Ooh La La Baby Surprise- Lil D.J.

Every birthday, Christmas, and holiday L.O.L. stuff is on my granddaughter’s list. She loves to collect and play with them. I can never go wrong. She likes to share and compare with her friends. The things my granddaughter finds to do with her L.O.L. surprise stuff seems limitless. They are easy to take with on overnights, to a friend, or to play with on a car ride. The L.O.L. Surprise is always the best surprise for my granddaughter and your 8-year-old girl will love them too!

 

Cat Face School Backpack

Image of the Hyundly Cat Face Waterproof School Backpack for Girls Book Bag (Medium, pink1)

 

Does your 8-year-old girl love cats and have a great imagination? My granddaughter loves this bag and had it on the top of her I want it list! I love to see her smiling as she carries all her precious cargo in it. A perfect place for her bracelets, makeup, hair ties, and all those special items she loves. She can keep them safe and all in one portable place. The Cat Face Backpack makes a great Christmas or Easter gift. Make your special 8-year-old smile when she sees this adorable gift. I love the design and the colors are soft.

 

Nail Studio

Image of the Cool Maker, GO Glam Nail Stamper, Nail Studio with 5 Patterns to Decorate 125 Nails (Packaging May Vary), Multicolor

Any 8-year-old girl loves to have her nails done and this is a cute, inexpensive way to keep her stylish and feeling like she fits in with her friends. Nails are the fad for our young 8-year-old. She will have fun as she designs her own nail stickers. There are five chic patterns for her to choose from. Have a nail party and be creative. The GO Glam Nail Stamper is a fun and an exciting gift for that 8-year-old that loves to look amazing.

 

Dreamworks Dragons

Image of the Dreamworks Dragons, Hatching Toothless Interactive Baby Dragon with Sounds, for Kids Aged 5 & Up

A toy we sure did not have as kids. I know the 8-year-old girls love this thing. I see my nieces with them. They get to hatch the Dragon and take care of him. I have watched them laugh and giggle as they make him growl. He moves his ears and his mouth glows. They have such fun with the Toothless Interactive Baby Dragon it will make a good birthday gift for your 8-year-old girl.

 

Real Washable Cosmetics

Playing dress-up is a blast. We always had tons of dress-up clothes and make-up for our granddaughters. It is so fun to go back and watch the videos and memories made playing dress-up. Even my sons got involved. It is priceless the time we spend with our children. Your 8-year-old daughter, niece or granddaughter will love playing with her AstarX Makeup she can dress up for her birthday party!

 

The Kids Cookbook

A perfect gift for the inspiring chef turning 8 this year! What a great way to encourage the activities our children love. Your little girl will have so much fun cooking her special recipes for the family. The Kids Cookbook has great recipes the whole family will love and your daughter or son can feel the pride of cooking.

 

Coloring & Activity Book

As children, we always got an activity book for Christmas and we loved them. I bet we finished them off the first week. I really like the Notebook Doodles Go Girl! There are many different activities that will encourage your 8-year-old girl to be creative and stay off that computer!

 

Castle Magnetic Blocks

I love these, seriously they are fun for everyone. We have a set and all my grandchildren play with them. Your 8-year-old will love them. She can be creative and build so many amazing things with her set of Castle Magnetic Blocks. A great developmental toy that offers fun for the whole family.

 

Meditation Cards for Kids

Magical. Your daughter will love this. My granddaughter has a hard time falling asleep and these help to close conversations and transition from the day to the night. They help my little one settle down as we discuss some mental health topics in ways she understands. Today’s world is hard on our 8-year-old girls. So many expectations and unknowns. The Meditation Cards for Kids are great for mindfulness and anxiety. Gift your daughter some education on her birthday.

 

You Are a Girl Who Can Do Anything

Telling our daughters, they have power and can do anything is so important. It can be hard to know who we are and what we want to do when we grow up. Our daughters need as many conversations as possible about their own identity. As an educator, I am always looking for ways to encourage my family with ways to be better and do better. Using the You Are a Girl Who Can Do Anything book with my granddaughter inspires her to not fear the unknown. It sparks her mind and she ask questions. Developing our children’s critical thinking is so important. Give your daughter an amazing gift on her birthday.

 

Night Dress Unicorn

Just for fun and it is super cute. A girl can never have too many PJs in her closet and you know it! Unicorns are all the rage in 2020 and your 8-year-old girl will love the Girls Nightgown for her next birthday!

 

Lego’s Disney Frozen II Elsa’s Jewelry Box

Lego’s are the best. They help your girl be creative but increase her developmental skills. The LEGO Disney Frozen Lego’s are my granddaughters favorite and she put this together entirely herself and loved how she could twirl the horse and Elsa. She really loved the jewelry that came with and the fact that you could lock the drawers to prevent her brothers from getting in! She can carry it around with no spills. She absolutely loved this! My grandson wants a PawPatrol one!

 

My Fluffy Unicorn Poop Slime kit

I still do not understand our children’s obsession with this and I have fought the fight to not buy it. I finally caved after hearing my granddaughter ask for it for a hundred time. I bought the Playful Unicorn Slime kit for her birthday and have enjoyed all the fun she has with it. I am glad I finally caved.

 

Polly Pocket Pocket World Flamingo

Polly Pocket is always a favorite for many 8-year-old girls. They are easy to take along and share with friends. My granddaughter collects toys that are small and loves her Polly Pockets. She enjoys pretending great adventures when we travel, are at home, or camping.

 

House Princess Tent

A great birthday gift for your little princess and princes! My kids absolutely love this tent. Even my husband got into the fun with our granddaughter. He had tea in the princess tent with her. The Princess Tent is beautiful at night with the lights on. A fun gift for the 8-year-old that is a princess every day.

 

Art Coloring Painting 3D Puzzle

Crafts are always an amazing gift for our kids but this one would be amazing for your 8-year-old girl on her birthday or at Christmas! The 3D Coloring Puzzle Set will have your girl busy for hours. The imagination and critical thinking skills will be sharp! What fun to build this set and then color it. You can go crazy with all the options of colors and designs. This will be an exciting birthday gift for that 8-year-old in your life.

 

Flying Rings

A great toy for the yard or the lake! My 8-year-old granddaughter and her friends have so much fun with the Flying Rings when we are out at the lake and camping. It is a favorite among all the 11-year-olds. We purchased these last year around the 4th of July and they are still a favorite this year. I love it when my family is outdoors being active.

 

Camping Glow Activities For Families

In the nice weather, it is so much fun to get outside in the evening and watch the children play. At my house, we have even more fun after dark. My 8-year-old granddaughter and her siblings love the Party Pack Glow Sticks and they play hide and seek and use their glow sticks to make trails or wear them to make it easier to see. Our favorite part is getting grandpa to play kick the can and we tape the glow sticks to the can. Playing outdoors is amazing. This is a great birthday or Christmas gift for your 8-year-old daughter. She will love all the creative ways she can use them.

 

Unicorn Costume

Does your 8-year-old girl love unicorns and have a great imagination? My granddaughter loves to dress up and this dress is on the top of her I want it list! I love to see her smiling as plays and twirls. She loves the matching headband. The Unicorn Costume makes a great Christmas or Easter gift. Make your special 8-year-old girl smile when she sees this adorable gift. I love the design and the colors are soft.

 

Arts & Crafts Beads

Making charm bracelets or jewelry is a favorite pastime in my house. My 8-year-old girl granddaughter loves the Beads Kit. There are so many cool beads and charms to add to the bracelets or necklaces, even crowns. She spent hours designing her perfect bracelets and even made me one. It is fun to watch the 8-year-old girl in my life to be creative and think about the designs she will make. So much fun in this box! Great gift idea for a birthday or Christmas.

 

Throw Blanket

Blankets are always the best for a cold or rainy day. Love the color and texture of this blanket. Makes a great birthday, Christmas, or other holiday gift surprise for your little 8-year-old girl. I bet she will feel like a princess. The Throw Blanket is a perfect gift for the 8-year-old girl to cozy up inside while hanging with the family watching a good movie.

 

 

Mattel Games Apples to Apples Junior

Image of the Mattel Games Apples to Apples Junior - The Game of Crazy Comparisons (Packaging May Vary)

My granddaughter has this. The whole family plays.  Games are a great tool for learning needed skills from sharing to patience. The Apples to Apples Junior will help your 8-year-old compare nouns and adjectives in a fun way, they do not even know they are learning. A gift everyone can play.

 

Fujifilm Mini Instant Camera

Do you want the perfect gift for your 8-10-year-old girl on her birthday, Valentine’s, Easter, or Christmas? Firstly, my granddaughter loves to take pictures with her friends and have the prints in her hands in seconds. Secondly, the mini mirror makes taking selfies easy! She loves it! Thirdly, this camera gets her excited to take pictures of trees, flowers, and even bugs! The adventure awaits! The Fujifilm instax Mini Camera instant camera is perfect.

 

Interlocking Plastic Disc Set

Bought these as a Christmas present for my Lego obsessed 8-year-old granddaughter. She makes up her own designs at the moment, so it’s great because she’s developing her imagination and being naturally creative. This is one of the most ingenious inventions I have seen in toys. A great gift for the 8-year-old and older, even the adults cannot resist playing with the Brain Flakes Disc Set. An excellent idea for a birthday or Christmas gift.

 

Light-up Terrarium Kit

A much-loved activity, growing your own flowers or garden. Let the kids in on the fun. A delicious end result when your 8-year-old daughter delivers up her efforts with pride. The Light-up Terrarium Kit is fun and will get your daughter excited about growing her own food or flowers.

 

Fire HD

All kids love computers, especially your 8-year-old. They love playing games, taking pictures, and watching movies. The Fire HD Tablet  is a great starter computer for a birthday gift. Sometimes we need something to keep our little’s occupied so we can adult. I have several of these at my house for my grandkids, when I need a brain break.

 

How Do I select Gifts?

When I select gifts, I am always looking for value, educational components, and longevity. I hate buying my grandchildren a toy to find out they quit playing with it the same week they got it. I look for age appropriateness, durability, and all in all; if your child will like it.

When giving gifts it is important to make a list of things you think they might like. Remember we tend to give gifts we would have liked or like. Be careful. Think about who the recipient of the gift is, their personality, what do they do in their free time. So, think to the past. Ask yourself what does this person need? Is there something you know they want but will never buy themselves? Make a care package containing many different things they will like.

Eight-year-old girls tend to love the sparkly things so you can do a gift basket with nail polish, make-up, colors, crayons, jewelry, and just about anything fun. Add some candy!

FAQs About Gift For the 8-Year-Old Girl

 

What do 8-year-old girls want for their birthday?

Our 8-year-old girls want something fun! It doesn’t matter if they are a girly girl or a tomboy. They want what their friends have and what the television tells them to want. Be careful when selecting gifts just because your daughter saw a commercial. You need to look closely at the vale over time. Too many gifts are not played with after the initial gifting. My favorites are Electric Scooter & Mini Bike because this is a toy that will be played with for a long time and I love seeing the kids smile and have fun. A birthday gift that will bring pleasure to the whole family. Just watching them is fun.

What can I buy for my 8-year-old daughter?

The L.O.L. Surprise dolls are always a hit. My granddaughter fell in love with them when they first came out several years ago and she still plays with them. So, they are a longevity toy! Years of fun, instead of days.

Thinking out of the box when giving gifts is so much fun. I found this great find for you. Your daughter will love the creativity and learning play involved using her Barn Quilt Seed Art Activity kit. A great find.

What are some of the best toys for 8-year-old?

The adventure awaits! The Fujifilm Instax Mini instant camera is perfect. Every 8-year-old girl will love this camera. The Princess Tent is beautiful at night with the lights on. A fun gift for the 8-year-old that is a princess every day.

Remember keeping our treasures under lock and key from our siblings. I just loved my safe as a child. You can give the My Treasure Keeper to your girl on her 8th birthday. She will have the ultimate safe place for her valuables.

 

What is the best gift for an 8 or 9-year-old girl?

My granddaughter loved this! What an 8-year-old doesn’t like to get messy and play with slime. Looks fun to me. I am all for the learning toys. How fun to make your own slime? The Slime Kit is a great way for 8-year-olds to explore science and learn how to make slime. Fun and learning are awesome.

Mom’s and daughters have a special connection. A fun idea is the Mother/Daughter Pass Journal. What special moments you can build sharing a journal of thoughts and fun things you did each day! Great communication!

My Final Word

I want one. My granddaughter has asked for a hoverboard for Christmas this year. This is on my list. It looks so fun and she can hook up her phone for fun cruising. I love music so having a blue tooth is a plus for me. The TOMOLOO Hoverboard is an amazing birthday or Christmas gift for the 8 year old girl.

 

Terri Mielitz
M.A. Ed, L.S.W.A.
I have eleven grandchildren ranging from 2 to 25 years of age. I watch 3 of the toddlers everyday. I am an educator and a firm believer in learning, even with playtime.

I put a lot of thought into gift buying. Gifts tell a story and I want the loved ones in my life to have a positive story of belonging.

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