While it’s easy to grab the hottest new toy, I like to read reviews on just about everything I buy. I shop carefully and try and get fun things that will last for my kids. We have some really unique things this year on our list of boys christmas gift ideas for ages 6 to 8 to make your shopping easier. From sports to science to discovery toys, your boys won’t be disappointed!
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The Hot Wheels Street Hawk Remote Control Flying Car is one of the hottest remote control toys this year. This highly-reviewed car goes from driving to flying, all with your remote. Your kids’ dream of a car that flies can come true. While this car works for ages 5 and up, I would recommend ages 7-8 and up would have an easier time maneuvering this cool toy.
Find It games are so much fun and check out this Find It Battle Sports game. Now your boys can challenge their family and friends to a Find It Sports Battle match. This is one of those games that is both fun for kids and adults and will grow with your kids. Players turn over a card and battle it out as to who can find the object in their shaker. Shake, turn and focus to win this game!
Your boys will love amazing you with this Melissa & Doug Deluxe Magic Set. This quality set is durable and fun for your young boys and it’s easy to learn how to perform cool tricks for family and friends. This highly-reviewed set includes 10 classic tricks and the props store neatly in their own wooden box and would make one of the coolest boys Christmas gift ideas.
Every boy that skateboards, bikes or scooters needs a cool helmet. I love these fun Raskullz helmets. They come in cool design such as faux-hawks, dinos and sharks. These molded, 3D helmets have a shock-absorbing inner shell, cooling vents and adjustable straps. Being safe was never so much fun! Raskullz also makes lots of fun designs for sisters too!
The WowWee MIP Robot is one of the hottest toys this year. This cool robot is equipped with gesturesense technology so any hand motions will control this robot! The MIP robot balances on two wheels and you can drive him, play games, and more. The MIP robot also comes with an app for compatible iOS or Android Smartphones.
Your boys will be amazed with this really neat Kinetic Sand. This sand in motion is so much fun to play with and mold. This sand won’t spread all over and it works great for inside play. Your boys will be mesmerized at the texture and how this cool sand behaves. Just pour this sand in your own container and begin the fun.
If you have a house full of Legos, Hot Wheel Cars or other toys that get quite messy, you might want to check out the Lay-n-Go Original Activity Mat. This neat mat unfolds for play and quickly cinches up for an easy clean-up. This would be great to take your favorite Legos to your winter cabin! This neat mat is made of Denier Poly and has a durable locking nylon cord.
The Crayola Virtual Design Pro-Cars Set is one of the most talked about new toys this year and would be one of the coolest boys Christmas gift ideas. Your boys can bring their exciting car designs to life by drawing them with the included sketchbook, pencils and markers. Then you can bring those designs to life with the included app. The included app is compatible with iOS and Android Smartphones, tablets and iTouches.
This fun KidiJamz Studio was a big hit in our house. You can be your own DJ with this cool musical toy. It comes with a working microphone with two sound effects and you can record and playback your jams. The keyboard plays five musical styles and plays 10 different musical instruments. The keyboard also lights up for extra fun!
How cool is this fun Doodle Quest Game? This highly-reviewed game by Blue Orange is a cross between an arts and craft activity and a board game. Use your drawing skills to complete 36 different quests. This fun game improves visual-spatial perception, eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills. It includes 18 quest cards (36 challenges), 4 quest boards, 4 drawing sheets, 4 dry erase pens, 4 erasers, 4 stencils and 1 score board. This would be one the coolest boys Christmas gifts.
My boys loved Imaginext when they were little and your boys will love this super cool new Fisher-Price Imaginext Batbot. This cool robot tank has over 100 sound effects and phrases and it includes it’s own remote control to move forward, backwards and to turn your bot in battle. This cool bot has arms that rotate 90 degrees, plus it lights up! So much fun for your boys. This set includes the bot, the remote control and 4 discs for launching. Just add Batman!
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