Many children have strong personalities by the time they reach 8 years old. It becomes tricky to make general suggestions about the most suitable toys to buy them. Sporty kids will almost certainly enjoy the timeless classics such as Swingball, Aerobie and basketball hoops.
The creative children may be really getting into photography, painting or even modelling and many girls will now be firmly into fashion and want to dress up their dolls in the latest frocks. There are also lots of personal beauty products on sale for children of this age such as make-up bars and jewellery boxes.
This cute electronic character is programmed with ten incredible emotions.
Provides children with hours of fun as they see their favourite characters come to life in beads.
Features a built in digital speedometer that's a hit with young Top Gear fans.
The winner is the first to get rid of all their cards. Who will be the Tarantula Tango master?
Once you start using any of the 50+ interactive features we think you're going to warm to him too!
>p>The inventor of this game wanted to teach his children the basics of computer programming.
Cassy meows and purrs as she walks along - she's the coolest kitten on the block.
This 100 piece Construction Bucket aims to be the ultimate starter construction set.
Realistic toy vacuum cleaner is a direct replica of Dyson's highly regarded Ball model.
The clever drawing board unit magically erases the image or doodle as the clock ticks down.