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Best gifts for 8 Year Old Girls

Are you looking for birthday gifts for your 8-year-old girls? What to buy an 8 year old for her birthday? The following is the list of best gifts for 8 year old girls.  They are popular toys for 8 years old girl, including crafts sets, outdoor toys, science toys, puzzles, etc.

I am sure these gifts will make her day!

1. Stomp Rocket Dueling Rockets, 4 Rockets and Rocket Launcher

Suitable for age 6+

Stomp the rocket is a Winner of Creative Child Magazine’s 2014 Preferred Choice Award.  This is one of the fun outdoor toys for kids. Your girls will have a lot of fun with these rockets!  This outdoor toy will keep them busy for hours.

It includes 4 Ultra Stomp Rockets and a special Dueling Base featuring 2 Stomp Launch Pads.


1. It’s easy to set up.  Easy to insert onto the launcher. No batteries are required. Even a young kid can

load and launch these rockets by himself.

2. It’s value for money.

3. Two children can play together at the same time. The rockets are 2 different colors.

4. It’s durable. It’s made up of high quality materials.

5. This base stays in one piece and is both stable and adjustable.


1. Better play in a clear area. (500 square feet is the recommended area)

Since the rockets are light, you may lose it easily if you play in an area with a lot of obstacles.

2. Be careful of some people who may carry the rockets around and try to fire them at people like a weapon. Not fun to get hurt by it.



2. Alex Spa Glow Sketch It Nail Pens Girls Fashion Activity

Alex Spa Glow Sketch It Nail Pens Girls Fashion Activity

Many girls starts playing with the nail polish at this age.  It’s also fun to watch your nails glow in the dark!

This gift set can allow your girls to create long lasting designs with these nail polish pens.  It includes 5 Sketch It Nail Pen colors, including 3 glow in the dark, black and silver.


3. Alex DIY Wear I Heart Charm Bracelets Kids Art and Craft Activity

 Alex DIY Wear I Heart Charm Bracelets Kids Art and Craft Activity

Many girls love doing crafts and making bracelets.  If your daughters are good at art and craft projects, they will love this set.

This set includes 24 beads, molding tool, 5 air dry clays, 2 pins, 2 bracelets, 8 charms, 8 beads, 24 eyelets, glitter glue, 10 jump rings, 30 stick stones and dowel.

This set keeps your girl away from the tablets and will give her hours of fun.



4. Your Décor Color Your Own Water Bottle by Horizon Group USA

Your Décor Color Your Own Water Bottle by Horizon Group USA

If your girls love drawing, this kit is an awesome toy for them!

This kit contains everything your kids need to decorate a unique water bottle with collourful designs.

It’s perfect for an individual craft project as well as a group activity for parties, fun get-togethers and sleepovers.  Your daughters will have a lot of fun with her friends.

It’s a BPA-Free water bottle. It can be coloured with markers and included gemstones.  It comes iwth a clip to clip onto her backpack.



5. ALEX Toys Craft Color A Flower Bag

ALEX Toys Craft Color A Flower Bag


If your girls love drawing and art work, this bag is awesome for your creative girls.

The bag is approximately 13 inches wide, 10 inches high, and 4 inches deep. \

It’s made of a durable canvas material in pink, with a strong adjustable carrying strap in orange.

They can personalize their own unqiue flowery bag.  The bag includes a nylon and PVC messenger bag and 6 permanent markers.

The marker colors are really vibrant and not watered down looking.  The bag is perfect for travelling or rainy day activity.



6. Alex Craft My First Sewing Kit Kids Art and Craft Activity

Alex Craft My First Sewing Kit Kids Art and Craft Activity

This kit can spark kids’ creativity.  And it is great starter kit for sewing.

It includes 28 felt shapes, embroidery floss, stuffing, fabric, ric rac, scissors, measuring tape, pins, needles, thimble, pin cushion, 6 buttons, pom pom strip.


Adult supervision and assistance is needed.

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7. Just My Style ABC Beads by Horizon Group USA,DIY Jewelry Making Kit With 1000+ Charms & Beads

Just My Style ABC Beads by Horizon Group USA,DIY Jewelry Making Kit With 1000+ Charms & Beads

Do your girls love making jewelery?

This kit is a good starter jewelry making kit for girls. It helps to develop their creativity and stimulate their interests in making bracelets and necklaces.

This kit includes 216 alphabet beads, 84 alphabet charms, 500 colorful accent beads, seed beads, 10 Star beads, 4 wax beading cord skeins, 3 satin cord skeins, elastic cording, 1 carabineer clip, 1 plastic key ring and easy-to-follow instructions.

With this kit, your girls can create over 40 different jewelry designs as it includes 1,100 beads and charms.

This is a good kit to be used by several girls at a sleepover or for a birthday or Christmas gift.

8. Melissa & Doug Scratch Art Rainbow Mini Notes

Melissa & Doug Scratch Art Rainbow Mini Notes

These mini notes are easy to use.  Your kids can make use of them to create arts and crafts projects, draw some cool designs and express themselves freely.

The colour is bright enough.  Its quality is nice, it just peels off the part you remove.

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9. VTech Kidizoom Duo Selfie Camera

VTech Kidizoom Duo Selfie Camera
VTech Kidizoom Duo Selfie Camera


This real digital camera is great for kids.

Your girls can make use of to take selfies, videos and fun photos.  There is a rear-facing camera.

There are a lot of special effects,  such as cartoon, collage effects and laugh-out-loud photo effects.  With a variety of frames, stamps and wacky effects, you can enhance your photos and add a lot of fun.

The camera comes with 5 games, of which three of tehm are motion-controlled.

2.4″ TFT color screen

front camera 1600 x 1200 pixels

rear camera 640 x 480 pixels

256 MB of memory

a microSD card can be added


1. The camera is durable and easy for kids to handle.

2. With built-in games and effects.

3. Easy to use for kids.


1. Battery is not rechargeable.

2. Picture quality is not the best.

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10. DIY Lip Balm Kit, (73-Piece Set) Homemade, Natural and Organic


DIY Lip Balm Kit, (73-Piece Set) Homemade, Natural and Organic

I am sure your girls will have lots of fun making their own lip balms with this lip balm kit!

It includes everything needed for fresh, natural lip balm, such as tubes, essential oils, shea and coconut butters and a Lip Balm Filling Tray Built.

The included ingredients are high quality.  They are organic and natural.  They are safe for your kids. The essential oils are 100% pure and soothing. The scents of the finished products are wonderful.

The set comes with 23 total tubes and tins to let you create a wide range of flavors and styles. It also comes with 23 round and square labels so you can name and organize each one.

Instructions are easy for kids to follow.  Your girls can make their own lip balms for personal use or gifts.   It’s also suitable for a family DIY project.

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11. Mini Explorer Light-up Terrarium Kit for Kids

Suitable for age 6+

If you want to inspire your girl’s interests in science and nature, this terrarium is a good choice.

Your girls can get away from Ipads, TV screen and work this up.

Through setting the soil, layering the rocks, placing the sand, watering the seeds, finding some sun, and then watching it grow, your child can cultivate a sense of responsibility and learn about plant life.

The Setup Guide was very well done with step by step instructions, including photos for each step.

The vibrant LED light makes a magical, fascinating display.

Your girls can make use of creativity to customize the entire thing to their liking.

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12. Melissa & Doug 3-D Puzzle Kits Set: Pretty Purple Dollhouse and Pink Palace

Melissa & Doug 3-D Puzzle Kits Set: Pretty Purple Dollhouse and Pink Palace
If you want to train your daughter problem solving skills, concentration, spatial awareness and memory.  Buying her a 3D puzzle is a wonderful idea!

This 3D puzzle kits set includes 100 cardboard puzzle pieces, furniture pieces, and play figures, and easy detailed instructions.

Dollhouse has 4 rooms, two levels, porch and deck areas, a trellis, and fenced yard

Palace has a pink castle dollhouse, princess figures, horse-drawn carriage, and grand piano.

The puzzles are made of high quality and sturdy foam.  The foam board is thick enough with excellent detail.

The pieces fit together well, but the purple dollhouse is a bit difficult to assemble.


11 inches (dollhouse) and 14.5 inches (palace) when assembled

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This Post Has 8 Comments

  1. This is a banger for parents. I don’t have kids of my own but I do have a nephew that would enjoy that jump rocket. Some good recommendations you got there.

    1. You are welcome Tenyiko. I hope your nephew will enjoy playing with that jump rocket. It is one of the nicest outdoor toys for kids.

  2. Oh my gosh, my 9 year old daughter would love those nail pens!!

    1. Those nail pens are really fun to play with. I hope your daughter will love them!

  3. I really enjoyed reading your article on the best gifts for 8-year-old girls, I never had any little girls to spoil but you have chosen some very interesting choices I would love to give my little girl if I had one. I had 3 sons, but they are all grown up now with no grandchildren at this time.

    I thank you for this great choice of toys for girls,

    1. You are welcome, Jeff. Please share this article with those who have granddaughters if you find it useful.

  4. Thank you for this list Fiona!
    I was looking for a birthday gift for my daughter. The terrarium kit practically stood out for me.
    I’m sure she’ll be happy, but if not, I’ll take care of it 🙂 I’m so excited, I can’t wait to see it spring to life!


    1. Alex, you are welcome. The terrarium kit is a great toy for learning growth of plants. I am sure she will be very excited watching her plant grows.

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