Best Toys For 8 Year Old Boys

Here’s the thing about 8 year old boys: it can feel a bit tough at times finding toys for them! At this age they’re no longer interested in many of the cutesy toys, yet aren’t quite ready for high-tech gear either. This list has my favorite picks of the best toys for 8 year olds!

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Sonic Booma Sports Boomerang

This whistling boomerang had a range of 45 to 60 feet and returns flight every single time. Let them wear off some energy time and time again with this fun boomerang.

Metal Detector

What boy hasn’t dreamed of finding a buried treasure? This metal detector has a waterproof base that can detect up to 6 feet and flashes and beeps when it detects metals.


Dodgetag combines every 8-year old boy’s favorite games: dodgeball and tag! Dodgetag comes with colorful velcro vests and 4 soft dodgeballs to provide hours of fun.

Mega Bounce XTR

These balls are amazing for all ages! Throw them down as hard as you can and watch as they soar higher than a 2 story building.

Blue Mini Hornit

If you have a bike and scooter loving kiddo, they would love a Mini Hornit! The Mini Hornet has light and sound effects (25 different effects) to take bike riding to a whole new level!

Bump Balls

This set includes two giant (36 inch diameter) inflatable balls that allow kids to bounce, roll and bump around in.


Let your 8 year old unlock his inner sorcerer with this unique magic LED levitation wand.This magic wand has 8 different light modes that create a spectacle of light.

Paper Planes - Fold, Fling, Fly!

This instructional kit comes with a book, paper and everything you need to make 20 paper airplanes in bright and energetic colors. Great rainy day activity.

Stomp Rocket Ultra LED 

These foamed tipped rockets blast off up to 100 feet in the air when you stomp or jump on the blast off pad. The LED light is so fun at nighttime as you watch them sail high into the sky.

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