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8th Birthday Gift Ideas for Boys

The following list of toys has been identified by our customers as the best gift ideas for a boys 8th birthday. Rather than relying upon manufacturer supplied age recommendations, we actually use customer feedback and buying patterns to determine which of our toys and games will make the very best eighth birthday party gift. We hope you find this list of 8th birthday gift ideas for boys helpful in your quest for the perfect birthday present! You might also like our Gift Bot who can assist you in finding the perfect present based on a number of helpful gift-giving criteria.

#1
Snap Circuits Jr. Snap Circuits Jr.
Snap Circuits Jr.
Snap Circuits Jr.
Dr Toy 100 Best Children's Products Winner. Even Edison would be intrigued. Engineer 101 exciting, useful electronic gadgets & play lively electronic games! A great collection of materials. All parts snap easily. All circuits are simple to build and understand. Perfect for the novice engineer. Ages 8+

Snap Circuits Jr.
Retail Price: $35.00
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#2
Boogie Board LCD Writing Tablets Boogie Board LCD Writing Tablets
Boogie Board LCD Writing Tablets
Boogie Board LCD Writing Tablets
Say Goodbye to Paper, And Hello to A Greener World! Write and erase your image with the touch of a button – and a friendly flash from the liquid crystal display – COOL! An impressive alternative to memo pads, sticky notes, and scrap paper.

Boogie Board LCD Writing Tablets
Retail Price: $37.00
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#3
Snap Circuits 300-in-1 Snap Circuits 300-in-1
Snap Circuits 300-in-1
Snap Circuits 300-in-1
Dr Toy 100 Best Children's Products Winner! Engineer amazing, useful electronic gadgets & play lively electronic games with Electronic Snap Circuits! A valuable collection of materials in colorful, easy-to-follow, snap together format. Makes circuit assembly stress-free & fun. 300+ projects!. Ages 8-108.

Snap Circuits 300-in-1
Retail Price: $67.00
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#4
Perplexus Perplexus
Perplexus
Perplexus
Perplexus 3D puzzle maze is the coolest maze you'll ever hope to solve! Clearly enticing, mentally stimulating, and often wrestled over - Perplexus is a brainteaser like few others. Turn, angle, and balance the entire puzzle ball to keep the metal sphere rolling on track.

Perplexus
Retail Price: $25.00
Today's Sale Price: $22.95
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#5
Perplexus - Epic Perplexus - Epic
Perplexus - Epic
Perplexus - Epic
125 barriers within new Perplexus Epic give you a spectacularly solid challenge. 8.5 inch diameter puzzle maze filled with twists & turns, intricate ins & outs, mind-straining mental stimulus. Guide the metal ball through the 3D maze puzzle. It's a mentally stimulating experience you won't forget!

Perplexus - Epic
Retail Price: $30.00
Today's Sale Price: $26.95
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#6
Squigz Squigz
Squigz
Squigz
Suction Construction! Squigz to build, bounce and stick to almost any surface - even windows! Super flexible Squigz can be assembled to create an impressive array of vehicles, robots, jewelry and more. Just as fun to POP apart! They're fun little suckers.

Squigz
Price: $24.95
#7
BikeBrightz BikeBrightz
BikeBrightz
BikeBrightz
As seen on the Today Show. BikeBrightz radiate style and safety at the same time! They're the latest thing in bike accessories. BrikeBrightz add bright beams of light to your bike. Riding is a whole new experience with beautiful radiant light.

BikeBrightz
Retail Price: $15.00
Our Price: $14.99
#8
Scientific Explorer Disgusting Science Scientific Explorer Disgusting Science
Scientific Explorer Disgusting Science
Scientific Explorer Disgusting Science
Discover what creatures live on YOU! Collect bacteria from toes, nose, home or pets and watch what cultures grow!

Scientific Explorer Disgusting Science
Retail Price: $23.00
Our Price: $21.95
#9
World Record Paper Airplane Book World Record Paper Airplane Book
World Record Paper Airplane Book
World Record Paper Airplane Book
Combining the fun of making a piece of paper fly with the science of aeronautical engineereing, here is an all-you-need (and then some) book for beginners and experienced flyers alike.

World Record Paper Airplane Book
Retail Price: $16.99
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#10
Yo Baby Kick Flipper Yo Baby Kick Flipper
Yo Baby Kick Flipper
Yo Baby Kick Flipper
A cool new extreme boarding sport! Flip it! Kick it! Pop it!

Yo Baby Kick Flipper
Retail Price: $16.00
Our Price: $15.95
#11
Stepper Stepper
Stepper
Stepper
Steppers have long been a great toy for kids to improve balance and coordination.

Stepper
Retail Price: $11.50
Our Price: $10.95
#12
Rush Hour Rush Hour
Rush Hour
Rush Hour
Winner of 19 Prestigious Awards! Your desire to do anything else comes to a screeching halt when you attempt to unsnarl the traffic challenges in Rush Hour and make your "full speed ahead" escape. A mind puzzle with bumper to bumper excitement that's jam-packed with challenge. Your speedy red sports car stuck in the gridlock. 16 Vehicles, Highway Grid Playing Board, 40 Challenge Cards (Beginner to Expert). Ages 8+

Rush Hour
Retail Price: $20.00
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#13
The Scrambled States of America Game The Scrambled States of America Game
The Scrambled States of America Game
The Scrambled States of America Game
The whimsical, mad-dashing, geography game. Quick! Find a state that ends with the letter A. Now find one that borders Tennessee. Have fun learning about the United States in this madcap game of observation and quick reflexes.

The Scrambled States of America Game
Retail Price: $16.00
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#14
No Stress Chess No Stress Chess
No Stress Chess
No Stress Chess
Play the World's Greatest Game Instantly! An innovative deck of action cards depicts a chess piece and how it moves. Once you become comfortable with the moves and powers of each piece, flip the two-sided board over and play standard chess.

No Stress Chess
Retail Price: $18.00
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#15
Kinetic Sand - 2.2 lb Kinetic Sand - 2.2 lb
Kinetic Sand - 2.2 lb
Kinetic Sand - 2.2 lb
It's like nothing you've ever touched before. Remarkably, Kinetic Sand moves by itself as you work with it. It continually rearranges itself. Squeeze it, shape it, visibly it quick-melts, and the movement is fascinating! Great for stress relief and relaxation.

Kinetic Sand - 2.2 lb
Retail Price: $17.00
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#16
Physics Workshop Physics Workshop
Physics Workshop
Physics Workshop
Force=mass x acceleration. Factor in fun with 36 models & 37 experiments. Witness physics firsthand. Build a wind power generator, crane, clock, sail car, robot, pin ball game, centrifuge, force scale, more!

Physics Workshop
Retail Price: $55.00
Today's Sale Price: $49.95
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#17
Snap Circuits Light Snap Circuits Light
Snap Circuits Light
Snap Circuits Light
Turn up the fun with your ipod® any MP3 player! Connect it to new Snap Circuits Lights. The results are AMAZING! Lights flash and change to the beat of your music. Change up the music or the circuitry, experimentation with technology is real and beautiful!

Snap Circuits Light
Retail Price: $85.00
Today's Sale Price: $71.95
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#18
Deluxe Magic Set Deluxe Magic Set
Deluxe Magic Set
Deluxe Magic Set
Get set for grinning. Young magicians have more than a few tricks up the sleeve! Real tricks used by professionals in an easy to follow format for beginning magicians. 54 impressive prop pieces!

Deluxe Magic Set
Retail Price: $34.98
Today's Sale Price: $31.95
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#19
Carnivorous Creations Dome Terrarium Kit Carnivorous Creations Dome Terrarium Kit
Carnivorous Creations Dome Terrarium Kit
Carnivorous Creations Dome Terrarium Kit
Grow over ten varieties of meat-eating plants! Informative booklet explains how each plant devours their prey! Learn about and watch these fascinating plants grow from seed. Deluxe mixture includes the Cobra Plant, Venus Fly Trap, Pitcher Plant, Trumpet Plant and more.

Carnivorous Creations Dome Terrarium Kit
Retail Price: $25.00
Today's Sale Price: $22.95
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#20
Ivan's Hinge Ivan's Hinge
Ivan's Hinge
Ivan's Hinge
Ivan’s Hinge. Fold, loop, bend, twist, turn- find a solution! Patterned challenge cards invite curiosity, logic & determination, visual spatial skills, brain stimulation & relaxation. Created by famed puzzle creator Ivan Moscovich. 1 Ivan's Hinge Puzzle, 56 Challenge Cards.

Ivan's Hinge
Price: $12.95
#21
Spooner Board - Freestyle 24 Spooner Board - Freestyle 24
Spooner Board - Freestyle 24
Spooner Board - Freestyle 24"
Spooner makes it easy to learn skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding techniques all year round! Improves core stability, balance, coordination and gross-motor skills. Try a new board sport or master a new trick without worry. The Spooner Board is a wildly fun balance board that is virtually indestructible.

Spooner Board - Freestyle 24
Retail Price: $48.00
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#22
The LEGO Ideas Book The LEGO Ideas Book
The LEGO Ideas Book
The LEGO Ideas Book
An ideas book filled with photographs and tips for Lego creating. Increase excitement for using Legos you already own! Many, many images - vehicles, buildings, space, medieval stuff, pirates, animals, robots, useful objects! A fantastic gift for Lego fans.

The LEGO Ideas Book
Retail Price: $25.00
Today's Sale Price: $22.95
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#23
Fat Brain Toys Digital Gift Certificate Fat Brain Toys Digital Gift Certificate
Fat Brain Toys Digital Gift Certificate
Fat Brain Toys Digital Gift Certificate
"You have so many choices, but what do I choose?" Let the recipient choose what they want with a Fat Brain Toys gift certificate! A gift certificate is the perfect gift for all occasions. Choose from denominations of $5 to $500.

Fat Brain Toys Digital Gift Certificate
Price: $15.00
#24
Erector 10 Model Set - 190 pc Erector 10 Model Set - 190 pc
Erector 10 Model Set - 190 pc
Erector 10 Model Set - 190 pc
Propellers spin, gears crank, and imagination ignites once you start building these ten models, each more fascinating than the last.

Erector 10 Model Set - 190 pc
Retail Price: $30.00
Our Price: $29.99
#25
Acuity Acuity
Acuity
Acuity
Acuity is the clever matching game of quick visual perception where players race against each other to discover and match hidden patterns. Acuity - The Game of Sharp Vision & Keen Thought!

Acuity
Price: $19.95
#26
The Original Spirograph Deluxe Set The Original Spirograph Deluxe Set
The Original Spirograph Deluxe Set
The Original Spirograph Deluxe Set
Beautiful, intricate designs from the motion of wheels around gears – the mathematics and art of it are awe-inspiring. The Original Classic Spirograph made Deluxe! Without taking from the original integrity of the toy, little improvements make a big difference!

The Original Spirograph Deluxe Set
Retail Price: $29.00
Today's Sale Price: $25.95
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#27
Original TEDCO Gyroscope - Nostalgic Twin Pack Original TEDCO Gyroscope - Nostalgic Twin Pack
Original TEDCO Gyroscope - Nostalgic Twin Pack
Original TEDCO Gyroscope - Nostalgic Twin Pack
Two Original Tedco Gyroscopes. Wind the string, give it a pull, let your gravity-defying gyroscope go!

Original TEDCO Gyroscope - Nostalgic Twin Pack
Retail Price: $14.00
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#28
Techno Gears - Marble Mania Alpha Techno Gears - Marble Mania Alpha
Techno Gears - Marble Mania Alpha
Techno Gears - Marble Mania Alpha
Start building, you won't want to quit. Start playing, you won't believe all the special effects! Dual marble tracks provide more marble racing action. Electronic sound keeps senses engaged. Spiral track channels make marble movement more fun than ever!

Techno Gears - Marble Mania Alpha
Retail Price: $72.00
Today's Sale Price: $64.95
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#29
Erector Set - Special Edition Set Erector Set - Special Edition Set
Erector Set - Special Edition Set
Erector Set - Special Edition Set
Special Edition Erector Set: As American as apple pie. Shiny, solid metal steel girders, plates, nuts & bolts, wheels, a 6V motor, clutches, ball bearings & illustrated instructions for 25 of your favorite moving models. . .all included in the classic Erector case. Inspiring creativity, observation, deductive reasoning, logical thinking, principles of mechanics, physics & problem solving. 643 parts. 8+

Erector Set - Special Edition Set
Retail Price: $110.00
Our Price: $109.99
#30
Made By Dad Made By Dad
Made By Dad
Made By Dad
Original blueprint drawings, guide dads in creating all kinds of stuff kids love. Build a remote release zip-line for those little action figures in the toy box. Make a paper steam punk balancing robot. 67 easy and inventive things for dads to do with kids!

Made By Dad
Retail Price: $19.00
Our Price: $18.95
#31
Big Bag of Science Big Bag of Science
Big Bag of Science
Big Bag of Science
Go crazy with science. Over 70 experiments expand your brain and ensures the excitement never ends. Make water disappear. Grow snow. How does sunscreen work? Why do we burp? Roll up your sleeves...

Big Bag of Science
Retail Price: $50.00
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#32
Spy Gear Night Sight Spy Gear Night Sight
Spy Gear Night Sight
Spy Gear Night Sight
Little spies and bigger spies can catch fugitives off-guard with hands-free Night Sight. Protecting base camp has never been easier, or more fun. Spy Gear Night Sight works up to 50 feet in pitch black darkness!

Spy Gear Night Sight
Retail Price: $60.00
Today's Sale Price: $54.95
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#33
Reptangles Reptangles
Reptangles
Reptangles
As seen on ABC's Good Morning America! 2010 Parents' Choice Award -Recommended! Flip, slide, turn, connect, combine, build with Fat Brain’s newest construction toy! Clever, colorful turtles snap & slide together in over 100 incredible ways! Each set of 24 Reptangles comes with a full-color bonus activity book with 80+ puzzles to encourage young minds to explore the world of geometry, design & construction.

Reptangles
Price: $27.95
#34
KooKoo Puzzles KooKoo Puzzles
KooKoo Puzzles
KooKoo Puzzles
Arrange and overlap six puzzle pieces to complete a picture. Here's the real brain scratcher - you'll need a delicate hand & keen eye to determine the correct angles & overlap of the pieces to solve the puzzle & form a continuous image. A delight in colorful, silly illustrations and expanding visual & critical thinking skills.

KooKoo Puzzles
Price: $11.95
#35
6-in-1 Educational Solar Kit 6-in-1 Educational Solar Kit
6-in-1 Educational Solar Kit
6-in-1 Educational Solar Kit
Create 6 small toys that are fun to play with and need no batteries- just power from the sun! An excellent beginner building kit designed to teach how solar power is used to drive a small motor. 21 snap together pieces.

6-in-1 Educational Solar Kit
Retail Price: $27.00
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#36
Chalktrail® Chalktrail®
Chalktrail®
Chalktrail®
Miles of invigorating, colorful fun! Bike riding combines with chalk creating. Draw figure eights, wavy meandering paths, perfect circles, fascinating spirograph-like designs. It’s freshly invigorating, beautiful play.

Chalktrail®
Price: $19.95
#37
SunArt Paper Kit - 8 x 10 inches SunArt Paper Kit - 8 x 10 inches
SunArt Paper Kit - 8 x 10 inches
SunArt Paper Kit - 8 x 10 inches
Just add sunshine and water and see what develops! Use natural or man-made objects to make beautiful and unique prints.

SunArt Paper Kit - 8 x 10 inches
Retail Price: $13.00
Our Price: $12.95
#38
Stomp Rocket® Junior Stomp Rocket® Junior
Stomp Rocket® Junior
Stomp Rocket® Junior
So easy to use even very small kids can set up the rockets, jump, stomp, and launch rockets on their own. Kids easily give this kids rocket power, and they will be grinning ear to ear about the distance they made it fly. The perfect indoor or outdoor toy. Includes 4 safe, foam rockets, launch pad, hose, stand. Ages 3+

Stomp Rocket® Junior
Retail Price: $16.00
Our Price: $15.95
#39
Plui Plui
Plui
Plui
A rain ball for bath or pool - Plui is one unique little creature. Immerse Plui in water to fill him up, then lift your finger from the nozzle and water rains out! You control the downpour. He's so sleek, round and rare- people love to get their hands on Plui.

Plui
Price: $12.95
#40
Klutz Gotcha Gadgets Klutz Gotcha Gadgets
Klutz Gotcha Gadgets
Klutz Gotcha Gadgets
Immature humor becomes science. What a completely, utterly irresistible combination! Build electronic gismos to play 20 tricks! What results? A confused cat, watchful eyes from siblings after you wire the cookie jar, prank precautions taken by friends.

Klutz Gotcha Gadgets
Retail Price: $25.00
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#41
Fireworks Light Show Fireworks Light Show
Fireworks Light Show
Fireworks Light Show
Bring the breathtaking 4th of July Fireworks show indoors with the unique and all new Fireworks Light Show from Uncle Milton! Just load, point, and shoot to create brilliant, bursting fireworks, with realistic booming sound effects.

Fireworks Light Show
Retail Price: $35.00
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#42
Perplexus Twist Perplexus Twist
Perplexus Twist
Perplexus Twist
Will you be perplexed by the newest Perplexus puzzle? The Perplexus Twist adds an exciting new twist and challenge to the Perplexus marble maze sphere puzzle. Leap ahead with an incredible new Perplexus challenge!

Perplexus Twist
Retail Price: $30.00
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#43
Catapult Kit Catapult Kit
Catapult Kit
Catapult Kit
Abong's catapult is inspired by these early designs. It is powered by a powerful twisted rope skien, and features a simple spoon and arm type arrangement.

Catapult Kit
Retail Price: $17.99
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#44
The Original Spirograph Design Set The Original Spirograph Design Set
The Original Spirograph Design Set
The Original Spirograph Design Set
The classic way for aspiring artists to create millions of amazing designs is back -better than ever! Kids and adults love to create symmetrical, detailed and impressive Spirograph® displays of brilliant color.

The Original Spirograph Design Set
Retail Price: $15.00
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#45
Flip to Win Hangman Flip to Win Hangman
Flip to Win Hangman
Flip to Win Hangman
Flip to Win Hangman is perfect for home or life on the go.

Flip to Win Hangman
Retail Price: $12.99
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#46
Steel Safe with Alarm Steel Safe with Alarm
Steel Safe with Alarm
Steel Safe with Alarm
This Steel Safe with Alarm features a two-number combination and an alarm.

Steel Safe with Alarm
Retail Price: $25.00
Our Price: $24.99
#47
Super Stadium Baseball Game Super Stadium Baseball Game
Super Stadium Baseball Game
Super Stadium Baseball Game
Step up to the plate! Launching levers and hidden contraptions make this miniature baseball game a crowd-pleaser! Fun if you play alone, exciting against an opponent!

Super Stadium Baseball Game
Retail Price: $40.00
Our Price: $39.95
#48
Wooden Boomerang Wooden Boomerang
Wooden Boomerang
Wooden Boomerang
Catch the Spirit! Handcrafted of Baltic Birch. Select from one of four wooden boomerangs. Every one has it's own cool graphics and distance specialty, but they all fly in one way- FANTASTIC! Prepare to be amazed and delighted.

Wooden Boomerang
Retail Price: $20.00
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#49
Stomp Rocket® Super High Performance Stomp Rocket® Super High Performance
Stomp Rocket® Super High Performance
Stomp Rocket® Super High Performance
Stomp on the Launch Pad and a blast of air propels the Stomp Rocket® over 400 feet in the air!

Stomp Rocket® Super High Performance
Retail Price: $21.00
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#50
Paradox Box Paradox Box
Paradox Box
Paradox Box
Say goodbye to your marble. You may not see it again for a long, long time. Drop the shiny metal sphere into the Paradox Box and move it through the blind maze by tilting and turning.

Paradox Box
Price: $29.95
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