Hunting for gift ideas for 8 year old boys? Buying for older kids can be tricky. At the age of eight, boys are beginning to leave behind the cutesy toys of their childhood and are craving all kinds of cool.
8 year old boys want to experiment, explore and be challenged. They yearn for adventure outdoors, but also need a little down time inside. The trick to the perfect gift is finding something unique that balances the many different needs of this quirky age.
You’re on a fast-track to tweendom when you’re 8. Your definition of fun is morphing into something new!
8 year olds are quickly developing their own unique personalities. They are relying less on adults for entertainment and are content with creating their own fun.
It doesn’t have to be hard to buy gifts for 8 year old boys. Check out these gift ideas your cool kid is sure to love.
Your 8 year old will love having their own private space to study … or play Minecraft. This comfortable desk and chair set will provide the perfect place for your boy to work independently on their homework and studies, draw, read or construct Lego. A desk can be a bonus for parents, too, keeping papers and pencils tucked away in desk draws rather than cluttering the bedroom floor. This chair is available in seven cool colours and will continue to grow with your child, ahem – big kid, for years to come.
Is your 8 year old boy eating you out of house and home? At age of eight, boys have left behind their baby face and are becoming broader, stronger and bigger! Time to upgrade to a bigger bed for your 8 year old? They will think they’re king of the world with this king single bed. This bed will provide them with the support their growing bodies need, and give them plenty of room to move. What’s more, it comes in the uber-cool colours of taupe and stormy grey.
No matter how active your 8 year old is, they still need a place to chill out. Whether your boy likes to curl up with a good book, play video games or watch TV, bean bags are the perfect place for them to sit back and relax. Choose from a one-seater arm-chair style bean bag or let them kick their feet up with a roomy two-seater bean bag. The super-comfy lounger bean bag can be used indoors or outdoors for ultimate relaxation.
While your 8 year old boy may be steering away from the kids’ toys of their younger years, Lego will still undoubtedly be a focus. Sick of seeing Lego strewn across your living room floor?
Whether they are playing the role of a head chef, baker, cafe owner, kitchen porter, parent or waiter, children love playing different roles and scenarios in imaginative play.
With a play kitchen, your child can imagine themselves in all kinds of roles while rustling up some mouth-watering imaginary treats
Let your child’s imagination soar with a super cute, easy to assemble and customizable outdoorcubby house! By offering your child their very own space, they will be able to create a whole new world where they are in charge. Here, they can role play, exercise their independence and share special memories with their friends for years to come. When the kids are wrapped up in their own private world, it frees up time for their parents as well - a win/ win for everyone!
When tostart your child at school is a major decision for parents. Naturally parents want their children to thrive and flourish, and not struggle to keep up or stay on top of things.
School readiness is a measure of the knowledge, skills and behaviours that enable your child to participate and succeed in school.