35 Best Toys for 8 Year Old Boys – 2016 Selection

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By the time he turns eight years, he will have established his interests and preferences so he usually knows what exactly he would love to play with and what doesn’t interest him. Because they have been through different experiences it is very easy to identify an eight old boy by his personality, it is at this age that you can actually tell a kid that is well behaved and poorly behaved boy. 8 year old boys don’t like close supervision but need to be guided however they take great interest in more engaging activities such as music, swimming, soccer, playing board games like chess and several other hobbies. They also enjoy engaging in day to day activities such as individually taking care of their hygiene and other chores especially those that they see daddy doing. On that note it is important to choose educational and fun toys that help to learn, keep them motivated and teach them about different aspects of life.

1. Indoor Trampoline for Kids

Indoor Trampoline For Kids

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This indoor trampoline for kids from kangaroo will be a place for your little one to have some fun when the weather outside is not the conducive or when at night when they just can’t play outdoors. With such a gorgeous toy, all time will be play time for your little man. This trampoline was tested and found to reach all the US safety standards. It comes with very easy to follow instructions for assembling and in its orange and blue color, it matched boy’s taste perfectly. It features very firm and stable feet and a long handle to ensure kid’s safety as they jump. Parents have fallen in love with the fact they don’t have to disassemble this trampoline before putting it away for storage, you just to fold it and carry it away. If your kids want to play from outside, it must be under an adult’s supervision to ensure that little ones don’t hurt themselves.


2. Quadcopter With HD Camera

Quadcopter With HD Camera

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Not even wind will stop the SYMA X5C Explorers 2.4G 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter during its flight all thanks to its wind resistant and modular design which enables it to be flown both indoors and outdoors. This helicopter is very stable and flexible during flights due to the 6-axis gyro stabilization system. With only the touch of button the X5C camera drone performs flips, takes photos and captures really cool videos making this an excellent drone for not only profession users but beginners too. It has the amazing 360 degree eversion feature as well as the throwing flight function for added fun. This drone is designed with four rotating blades with protection guards which ensure maximum safety of the blades when it bumps into obstacles. For storage of photos and videos it comes with a camera and its 2.4GHz remote control uses spread spectrum technology for perfect interruption-free operation over long distances.

3. Star Wars TIE Advanced Prototype Toy

Star Wars TIE Advanced Prototype Toy

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The LEGO Star Wars TIE Advanced Prototype Toy is designed from is one toy that will get your little boy super busy for hours and hours as he hunts down those rouge rebels on planet lethal. This battle includes three mini figures an imperial officer, the inquisitor and TIE fighter pilot and each of these characters has assorted weapons. The inquisitor has a top secret star ship infused with the latest technology so it has the ability to fold its wings for flight mode and landing mode, it has an opening top hatch, two spring loaded shooters and extra ammunition. With a battle that is as tough as this one, your little guy will definitely have something to keep him thinking and occupied. Weapons available for use in this battle include the double-bladed light saber for the inquisitor, and two blaster pistols. This toy is designed exactly like the rebels animated TV series of Star wars.

4. Giant Shootball Inflatable Pool Toy

Giant Shootball Inflatable Pool Toy

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With this uniquely designed Giant Shoot ball Inflatable Pool Toy, your little ones are assured of the most enjoyable pool time, this floating game makes swimming extremely interesting whether they are to swim with a friend or swim alone. For unlimited basket ball action, this toy has several shooting ports making it great even for more than one player. It is designed from heavy gauge vinyl and it is very easy to inflate whenever kids want to play. It is 45 inches and comes with just one ball. Because it is made with really great quality, it has the ability to withstand boy’s rough play even when they use it on daily basis.

5. Nerf Zombie Strike FlipFury Blaster

Nerf Zombie Strike FlipFury Blaster

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The Nerf Zombie Strike FlipFury Blaster unleashes a continuous zombie-blasting defense of twelve darts without you having to reload the gun. This blaster’s two flipping drums accommodate six darts each which is why it can blast twelve darts without any interruption at all. All the zombies staggering around in your streets will be in total danger as soon as he loads both of the blaster’s drums with the 12darts, he will kill all of them in one just one go. With the flip fury blaster will make him the winner in the battle in just a flash of time.

6. Dirt Quad 

Dirt Quad

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There no limit to where he should ride from when he has an energetic ride like the Miniature Electric Off-Road Quad, this quad can take him off the smoothest sidewalk to the rough backyard with no difficulty at all. Even before he checks out the superb features, your little man will first of all fall in love with the extremely stylish design of this electric quad. This is a four wheel dirt quad constructed with strength and sturdiness to ensure that it easily goes over the biggest bumps and roughest trails. It features a very powerful chain-driven motor accented with a twist grip acceleration control to deliver quiet but very powerful operation. It also features high torque gear ratio for explicit climbing performance while the break proof plastic details, front brush steel frame coated with powder tubular make the bike amazingly durable.

7. BSN Gymnastics Curve-A-Beam

BSN Gymnastics Curve-A-Beam

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The BSN Gymnastics Curve-A-Beam will get your baby’s imagination buzzing with lots of things as he balances and plays on this unique toy. In classrooms, alone or with group mates, kids will greatly enjoy playing with this beam made up of six flexible foam sections of different colors each measuring 2 feet length and 4.5 inches width. This is a really great toy for physical and gymnastics classes reason being it is wider than common beams so it creates an easy way of developing their coordination and balance. Since it is flexible enough to the curve-a-beam can be changed into different configurations giving them a chance to test their imagination and creativity. Walking and balancing on this beam is the most entertaining and challenging exercise your baby can take part in. the interchangeable sections can easily be attached with plastic plugs.

8. Ground Force Drifter Kart

Ground Force Drifter Kart

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Featuring a sturdy frame, low profile cast wheels and the super stylish design, the Ground Force Drifter Kart by Razor is just what any eight year old boy would love to have in their home. It performs the fastest 180s, quickly slides around throw fish tales and corners with its really slick rear wheels. It features a thumb trigger accelerator, hand operated rear brake and variable speed that makes it very easy for kids to operate. It has well designed front wheels detailed with strong rubber tires for improved maneuverability and advanced steering as well as an extremely slick rear wheels to turn him into the king of drifting in the entire neighborhood. The Ground Force Drifter Kart runs on chain driven motor that is powerful enough to make it go all the way to 12 miles per hour. Around those flat trails it just the most excellent kart you can ever find.

9. Rave O-Zone Plus Water Bouncer

Rave O-Zone Plus Water Bouncer

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The blue and white O-Zone plus Water Bouncer brings exceptional and safe fun in water. It is designed with a five inch bouncing platform with a fixed slide for added fun. This bouncer is molded with heavy duty gauge PVC that is very safe to ensure that little ones stay very safe when in water. The base has really big drain holes to ensure that water is completely drained out of its center. This water bouncer also comes with a very sturdy anchor bag with the ability to hold up to 40lbs.

10. Ideas the Big Bang Theory

Ideas The Big Bang Theory

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As huge fans of the American sitcom kids have continuously shown great love for the Ideas the Big Bang Theory 21302 Building Kit because it is a more interesting version of Leonard and Sheldon’s living room. To make the set much more loveable for little ones it comes with seven mini-figures featuring the major characters from the show in order to make role play super fun. The characters in the set include Sheldon, Penny, Leonard, Howard, Bernadette, Amy and Raj and they come along with their accessories the DNA display model and a whiteboard. No matter how old your child is, as long as he is a fan of the big bang theory toys he will fall in love with this building kit. Also not forgetting, the set comes together with a booklet about the hit American sitcom and the designers.




11. Inflatable Swimming Pool Shock Rocker

Inflatable Swimming Pool Shock Rocker

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The whole family can get a chance to enjoy water park fun right in their park yard with the Inflatable Swimming Pool Shock Rocker. On its professionally designed walls, kids get to rest their arms and leave their legs hanging and enjoying the coolness of the pool. The lightweight swimming shock rocker has a weight capacity of 650 pounds and is spacious enough for both kids and adults to have a good time in the pool. It is constructed with four super comfortable seats from heavy duty gauge vinyl that is very durable. Kids will not want to get out of the pool when they have such an amazing time.  Inflating the Inflatable Swimming Pool Shock Rocker only requires a few minutes and so is deflating so when your kids are on the go, transportation will much easier and convenient.

12. Star Wars Poe’s X-Wing Fighter

Star Wars Poe's X-Wing Fighter

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The Star Wars Poe’s X-Wing Fighter 75102 Building Kit takes up several hours of your child’s time as it offers a lot of fun through its overly daring missions. It comes with a customizable star fighter loaded with some rare features that kids can’t get enough of like the opening wings, four spring-loaded shooters, a retractable landing gear and two stud shooters. Star wars toys always offer some of the most challenging battles and this one is not any different, it comes with three mini figures and their various accessories and weapons that is to say the resistance ground crew, Poe Dameron, resistance X-wing pilot and lastly the spacious BB-8 Astromech Droid for a really challenging but entertaining battle field. Its loader comes with a weapon rack, a seat for the mini figure, ammunition and excess missiles.

13. Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera

Quadcopter Drone with HD Camera

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Just a few minutes out of the box the Eachine Racer 250 FPV Quad copter Drone will be more than ready to fly as it comes fully assembled.  Because of the high grade parts used to make the drone it is perfect for not just experienced flyers but for the beginners too, this is not one of those fake drone that get spoilt only after bumping into one obstacle. The Eachine racer 250 shoots incredibly beautiful images since its camera angle can easily be adjusted. It includes a USB flexi port giving it the ability to fly automatically or manually configure from an open source. Additionally it also features a 7 inch screen that doesn’t easily run out and LED backlight for proper viewing even in the dark. Kids also greatly love its highly sensitive long distance remote control.

14. Ghostbusters


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There will be no need to be scared of all those frightening ghosts in the streets when he has a weapon vehicle as powerful as the LEGO Ghostbusters Ecto-1 21108. The iconic and extremely fun vehicle features a design similar to that of blockbuster vehicles in movies from the 80’s. this kit comes with four mini figures that is to say Ray stantz, Peter Venkman, Winston Zeddemore and Egon Spengler which your little one joins in the fight to get rid of all the ghosts. It is beautifully accented with stylish ghost buster logo details, a computer for tracking, seats for three of the mini figures and a removable roof. That is not all about this gorgeous set, it also comes together with a charming booklet featuring behind the scenes information about ghost buster movies, building directions and selected pictures.

15. Mini Basketball Hoop

Mini Basketball Hoop

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Basket ball fun is not only experienced outdoors, even indoors kids can get to show off their magical basket ball skills with the SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop. During winter when there is no option but play indoors, this will be the perfect solution for any boy out there who loves to practice his shooting skills often. This basketball hoop is made not just with the look of a real basketball hoop but also to bring the feeling closer to you. Its hoop is attached to a clear reinforced back board and features a professional grade spring action break away rim made of steel and a ply-nylon net. With an easy to assemble frame, this hoop doesn’t require any effort for you to hang it either the wall or the door. You will definitely make your little basket ball player happy with this toy.

16. Reverb Electric Scooter

Reverb Electric Scooter

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The Pulse Performance Products Reverb Electric Scooter is worth you spending some money on since it is made not only for the intermediate scooter riders but for the beginners too. Since it is designed with hand brakes and push-to-go feature it is quite easy for kids to learn how to ride on this scooter. The hand brakes are placed strategically on the handle bars to ensure balanced, simple, quick and safe  stopping while the push-to-go features enables the rider to position himself well and be more than ready to start. This pulse performance reverb runs with a 100 watt chain driven motor as its 24 volt rechargeable dual battery system delivers over 40 minutes of fun riding on just a single charge. It also features maintenance free urethane tires for the most efficient and smoothest rides and a very sturdy textured large deck accented with a raised deck.

17. Chicago Bullet Speed Skate

Chicago Bullet Speed Skate

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The expertly designed Chicago Bullet Speed Skate is famously used more for racing and social skating so no matter what your child is planning to use it for it will always be a perfect choice. The skates are made from long lasting vinyl with an extremely comfortable low cut boot which enable great movement of the ankle especially when going around obstacles and turning corners. Its urethane wheels deliver exceptional control and stability due to the precision bearing and attached axels whereas its white front toe breaks provide dependable stopping power and safety. Because of the lace closure system the skates are very easy to put on and off yet it is also quite easy for little ones to adjust the skates to perfect fit. These skates have also been loved for their lightweight and stylish design.

18. Caster Board

Caster Board

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For all the young boys out there who are ready for some new adventure, this Ripstik Caster Board is made just for you. If you thought skate boarding and snowboarding were fun, imagine what it will be when you have a toy that combines the two of them, the fun and excitement of a caster board is just unlimited. This Ripstik is differentiated from many others because of its pivoting and 360 degree inclined caster trucks to provide the ecstasy of both snowboarding and surfing. With this board there is no need of pushing or accelerating it using effort because all you need is a simple weight transfer, it is the exceptional twisting motion moves that keep you going forward. It features a slip resistant concave deck which provides improved foot control and urethane wheels with ABEC-5 bearings for an extremely smooth ride for up to 76 millimeters.

19. A5 LUX Scooter

A5 LUX Scooter

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The combination of a really strong aluminum t-tube, a very comfortable deck, and really large wheels make the Razor A5 LUX scooter stand out from many other scooters. Both starting and storage are easy with this scooter because of the foldable and ready to go design while its sturdy construction has the ability to support up to 220lbs. Those extra large urethane wheels and rear fender brake deliver the smoothest ride all around while the super unique folding mechanism makes it always ready for the riders carry. The A5 scooter features adjustable handle bars to provide the most perfect fit for your little one as he switches from one size to whichever feel most comfortable for them. The grips are infused with foam to make the scooter much more comfortable during rides. It is also made with a retractable kickstand. Kids of all sizes will have a great time riding on the A5 LUX scooter.

20. Tandem-X Launch Set

Tandem-X Launch Set

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Tandem-XTM Flying Model Rocket Launch Set includes two rocket kits so it delivers two different launching experiences for the most interesting playtime. These rocket kits include the cross fire ISX which is the bigger one in black detailed with tiger stripe decoration and the Amazon which is the smaller one in white and red. The Amazon can go all the way to 600 feet above altitude while the cross fire which is only 15 inches has the ability to go up to 1150 feet cloud bursting heights. Each of the rockets comes with a beautifully designed parachute to make sure that they land safely and stay in excellent condition for the next flight. This Tandem XTM rocket set is such a great toy for first time rocket builders reason being it comes with the Amazon rocket which is easier to assemble and as well comes with the cross fire  that is more challenging rocket but has with very clear directions on how to set it up. In this set there is a launch pad which makes launching each of these rocket kits very easy.

21. Walkie Talkies

Walkie Talkies

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Play time just got a lot more interesting for kids because in this new century they can go all round the wound or through the entire neighborhood and still keep in touch with each other. Kidzlane walkie talkie keeps little ones in perfect communication when they are as far as 2miles away from each other, trust me they will be no toy as interesting as this for your kids. This is the appropriate toy for absolutely any game that kids may want to play as it offers three completely disconnected channels making it more than perfect to capture every moment of whatever game they play. This is not made just for the kids, even parents can use it when they need to watch everything their kids do when they are not so close to them. The walkie talkies have a very rare, compact and durable design. If used continuously, its batteries can last for about three and half hours and when used while pausing they can offer as many as nine hours of play.

22. Electric Skateboard

Electric Skateboard

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The Bench wheel Dual 1800w Electric Skateboard is a lightweight, very durable and hard-wearing skate board with exceptional performance. Combining two layers of fiber glass and base layers of bamboo, this skateboard turn out to beat many others that are in competition. All electronic and batteries are concealed inside with an extremely tough high clearance metal box to ensure that even when the rider goes over rough terrain the batteries and electronics remain very safe. It features two strong brushless motors delivering a speed of 20 miles per hour and exceptional acceleration, excellent climbing on hills and reliable stopping. This skateboard is a lot safer reason being it is designed with a two motor system which provides much better braking and power balancing compared to a single motor system. Its curved carrying grip makes carrying the skateboard much more convenient and he will fall in love with the fact that it only requires charging once a week.

23. Strike Doominator Blaster

Strike Doominator Blaster

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With the perfect blaster just like the Nerf Zombie Strike Doominator Blaster you only need one singe chance to get rid of all those zombies. This is blaster is very powerful reason being it made with four rotating drums and each of them accommodates six zombie strike darts. This means that in each and every single blast 24 darts will be fired without you having to load the blaster all over again.  This blaster builds children’s confidence since they go out in the battle with peace of mind that they are going to get rid of all zombies staggering around at once, as darts run out in one drum, your just have to switch to the next. It has a three position handle giving little ones a chance to hold it in whichever position they feel like. The Doominator blaster is designed to ensure that you clear off the entire battlefield without using too much effort.

24. Cube Stickerless Magic Cube

Cube Stickerless Magic Cube

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And now there is a super cool and fun way of developing your child’s logical thinking and improving their math skills, it is with this D-FantiX Cyclone Boys Sticker less Magic Cube. This 3×3 speed cube is designed specifically for kids to enjoy an interesting world of puzzles therefore it is his first time to try out something like this, I can assure you that he will love of every bit of playing with this magic speed cube. It is made with blunt corners and edges and it is also tension adjustable so there will be no twisting every now and then or unintended locking. The cube is designed from high quality plastic with great value and environment friendly ABS materials that are completely free of toxic substances. It is very light any child will easily carry it and very dependable as it doesn’t cause any harm to the environment or people’s health. Because both kids and adults play with the speed cube it is impossible to get tired of playing with it.

25. Chess Set

Chess Set

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One of the most interesting, most challenging and inspiring games is chess which makes a chess board one of the best toys you can ever think of getting for your eight year old boy. Kangaroo’s folding wooden chess set is excellent choice for the reason that it is molded from the highest quality wood that feels really smooth to touch unlike many other chess boards on sale. This chess set includes light brown pieces and 16 dark brown pieces for kids to enjoy a good chess game. The board’s folds up with a magnetic fastening device which gives it a very elegant appearance both when you are putting it on the table for play or getting it away for storage. This one is not made with that brass hinge that puts cracks on the table. If you have been thinking about getting your son a wooden chess set, don’t worry anymore because you have just found it.

26. Junior Drum Set with Cymbals

junior Drum Set with Cymbals

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Boys are great fans of the color blue which is why Mendini’s 3-Piece Blue Junior Drum Set will make such a perfect gift for any boy out there who will be turning eight any time from now. The drum set comprises of a cymbal with bass attached holder, tom drum, an adjustable round throne or seat that is well padded to offer maximum comfort for the drummer, the snare drum with its stand and two wooden drumsticks. The drum set requires adult assembly though it is not that hectic even for those trying it out for the first time, in just a matter of minutes, your child will be more than ready to play. The drums are all made out of real natural wood and given a very attractive blue finish. For the boys who love and dream to be music stars, this will definitely be a great toy.

27. Discovery Acoustic Guitar

Discovery Acoustic Guitar

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In no time your little man will be showing you his own personal performance with the FG127 First Act Discovery Acoustic Guitar. For all the starting young guitarists, there will be no guitar better than this one because it is excellently sized to make it more than perfect for young players.  Even those kids that have never had the passion for music will be motivated to try out some music after looking at such a awesome musical instrument designed particularly for kids of his size and age. This string acoustic guitar creates a genuine musical experience as it produces great sound and very precise intonation. Since it is super light and slim, it is very comfortable enabling little ones to carry it without any problem. Its string ends are detailed with cover caps to prevent them from causing harm to kid’s tiny fingers while the attached Learn-a-chord cards helps little ones to learn the basic chords immediately. The guitar is such an inspirational yet fun toy.

28. Surveillance Binoculars

PowerView Super High-Powered Surveillance Binoculars

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For kids who are always on the go, the travelers who love to have a perfect view of objects even when they are far away from them, the Bushnell Surveillance Binoculars is the best toy you can possibly think of. This binoculars offers several styles, size and magnifications of whatever you may want to look at while its multi-coated optics enable it to offer crystal clear bright images. It features a whole new design which makes it really outstanding and slip-resistant rubber armor that provide really firm grip by dissolving shock. This water and fog proof binoculars is further made with folding eye cups for easier storage and carrying.

29. VTech Kidizoom Action Cam

VTech Kidizoom Action Cam

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Each and every one of those fun and adventurous moments will be captured with VTech’s Kidizoom Action Cam. Because it is tough enough to withstand falls and tumbles, this video camera would make an excellent initial video camera for your little man since it allows him to shoot videos and photos of all the unforgettable moments from his adventures. It comes three different mounts that is to say the wrist strap for fixing the camera of your arm, water proof case that prevents the camera from getting spoilt even when you are 6 feet under water. Therefore with these mounts it will be very easy to fix on a skateboard, helmet, bicycle and so many others. It features a large LCD screen from which kids can have even more fun while testing their creativity with photo effects, filters and frames.

30. Roadmaster Granite Peak Boys Mountain Bike

Roadmaster Granite Peak Boys Mountain Bike

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A bike is like that one compulsory toy that every boy needs to have when they are growing up and I bet you will find none better that the Roadmaster Granite Peak Boys Mountain Bike for little man. With its durable and well constructed frame, this bike not only offers a smooth ride but also lasts for years and years. It is designed with SRAM drive twist shifters for accurate and smooth shifting as well as linear front and rear brakes for maximum control. Its set is well padded and adjustable for superior comfort of the rider.