Best Gifts for 8-Year-Olds

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NFL Electric Football, $59.99

This one is fantastic for any kid into football. Your 8-year-old gets to be the coach and call the plays in this official NFL Electric Football game. Toy comes with all the various players, cleats, sticker sheets, and more.

Buy it now on Amazon.

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Little Passports Global Adventure, USA Edition, $12.95/month

This monthly subscription gift box is a great way for kids to learn about geography in a fun, cool way. The USA edition kit comes with a field guide, scratch book, a wall-sized map of America, a welcome letter from a new pen pal, a disposable camera, and photo scavenger hunt project.

Buy it now at Little Passports.

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Razor E100 Electric Scooter, $139.99

This sleek electric scooter has a quiet motor that lets kids be super-stealth while cruising around the neighborhood. (Oh, and they make one for grown-ups too, in case you were interested!)

Buy it now on Amazon.

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Discovery Kids Motorized Pottery Wheel Set, $249.97

Growing up, I loved pottery and never could have imagined getting to do something as cool as make a vase from the comfort of my own house. The kit comes with everything budding artists need to create, paint, and decorate their own pottery.

Buy it now on Amazon.

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American Girl – Lea Clark – Lea Doll and Book – American Girl of 2016, $159.95

The latest American Girl doll is here! Lea Clark is pretty and cuddly, and loves to go on new adventures and explore the world (and what’s in her heart). She comes with the Lea Dives In paperback book, and a super festive, brightly colored Brazilian outfit, messenger bag, and compass necklace.

Buy it now on Amazon.

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The Imaginary, $16

Budding readers will love the story of Rudger, a little girl’s imaginary friend that no one can see except Mr. Bunting — an imaginaries hunter! Along the lines of the dark fantasy, Coraline, kids will be on pins and needles as Rudger goes on the run to save his life.

Buy it now on Amazon.

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