From STEM kits to challenging Art Packs to complex building kits, here is our pick of the best toys for 8-year-olds that are educational and great fun.

Kapla Construction Tractor Case
Kapla Construction Tractor Case
Kapla Construction Tractor Case

Explore a construction that you are free to change. Kapla Construction Tractor Case (155 planks) guides the builder in creating a tractor and its variations. Builders are then free to do as they wish: remove the top, change the trailer, add a front grate or a seeder, and give life to a multitude of ideas… 5 years+

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Kapla Construction Owl Case
Kapla Construction Owl Case
Kapla Construction Owl Case

With Kapla Owl Case, discover a construction that requires simple balancing skills and is rich in potential. KAPLA®  introduces children to a world where art and science coexist beautifully. The game allows children to build, create and experiment using their own imagination. 5 years+

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2 String Art Jungle Animal to Make
2 String Art Jungle Animal to Make
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Puppet Buddies Girl Small
Puppet Buddies Girl Small

A beautiful puppet to encourage story-telling, creative play and loads more.

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Djeco Inspired By Desert
Djeco Inspired By Desert
Djeco Inspired By Desert

A watercolour activity that invites children to discover the style of Paul Klee, the great Bauhaus master. Little by little, the paintings are coloured using grease pencils and then diluted with a brush. The desert and its inhabitants come to life. 7 to 99

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Djeco Puzz’Art Whale 150 pcs
Djeco Puzz’Art Whale 150 pcs
Djeco Puzz’Art Whale 150 pcs

A 150-piece puzzle with no corners and no straight edges! This all-new puzzle format turns traditional jigsaws on their head! Contains a poster to help. 6 years+

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Djeco Puzz’Art Dodo 350 pcs
Djeco Puzz’Art Dodo 350 pcs
Djeco Puzz’Art Dodo 350 pcs

A 350-piece puzzle with no corners and no straight edges! This all-new puzzle format turns traditional jigsaws on their head! Contains a poster to help. 7 years+

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Djeco Gallery Puzzle Land and Sea 1000 pcs
Djeco Gallery Puzzle Land and Sea 1000 pcs
Djeco Gallery Puzzle Land and Sea 1000 pcs

A premium puzzle that can be done and redone, with stunning designs and details. A full-sized poster is included as a reference. 9 year+

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Djeco Gallery Puzzle Leopard 1000 pcs
Djeco Gallery Puzzle Leopard 1000 pcs
Djeco Gallery Puzzle Leopard 1000 pcs

A premium puzzle that can be done and redone, with stunning designs and details. A full-sized poster is included as a reference. 9 year+

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Janod Paint By Numbers Fabulous Birds
Janod Paint By Numbers Fabulous Birds
Janod Paint By Numbers Fabulous Birds

Painting by numbers is a change from colouring and it gives impeccable result. A creative hobby that will occupy artists of all ages. A real moment of relaxation. 7 years+

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Janod Paint By Numbers Forest Animals
Janod Paint By Numbers Forest Animals
Janod Paint By Numbers Forest Animals

Painting by numbers is a change from colouring and it gives impeccable result. A creative hobby that will occupy artists of all ages. A real moment of relaxation. 7 years+

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Cliffs of Moher Artpiece Weaving Kit
Cliffs of Moher Artpiece Weaving Kit
Cliffs of Moher Artpiece Weaving Kit

This is the real deal! A fantastic weaving project for someone aged 13 years and over who enjoys crafts or wants to start a new hobby…with dedication and patience.

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Bracelet or Bookmark Stick Weaving Kit
Bracelet or Bookmark Stick Weaving Kit

This is the real deal! A fantastic weaving project for someone aged 7 years and over who enjoys crafts or wants to start a new hobby…with dedication and patience. Level of difficulty medium.

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Origami and Sewing Fish
Origami and Sewing Fish

It’s a perfect gift or great stay at home activity! The kit includes everything you need to make one patch and includes a needle. A fantastic weaving project for someone aged 7 years and over who enjoys crafts or wants to start a new hobby. 7 years+ (under adult supervision).

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Origami and Sewing Flowers
Origami and Sewing Flowers
Origami and Sewing Flowers

It’s a perfect gift or great stay at home activity! The kit includes everything you need to make one patch and includes a needle. A fantastic weaving project for someone aged 7 years and over who enjoys crafts or wants to start a new hobby. 7 years+ (under adult supervision).

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Join Clips Construction Play Mat Storage Bag
Join Clips Construction Play Mat Storage Bag
Join Clips Construction Play Mat Storage Bag

The JOIN CLIPS play storage mat is a nylon cloth with a drawstring. With a diameter of 60 cm in diameter, you can easily store your construction toys and you can also quickly tidy up!

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Join Clips Construction Home Edition 200
Join Clips Construction Home Edition 200
Join Clips Construction Home Edition 200

200 clips of 15 different designs, 40 planks and a booklet. Ideal for children who like to design and build. Compatible with Kapla planks. Inc play storage mat. 4 years+

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Join Clips Construction Mini Box 56
Join Clips Construction Mini Box 56
Join Clips Construction Mini Box 56

56 clips of 15 different designs, 10 planks and a booklet. Ideal for children who like to design and build. Compatible with Kapla planks. 4 years+

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Join Clips Construction Big Box 400
Join Clips Construction Big Box 400
Join Clips Construction Big Box 400

400 clips of 15 different designs, 80 planks and a booklet. Ideal for children who like to design and build. Compatible with Kapla planks. 4 years+

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Knitting Kit Scarf
Knitting Kit Scarf
Knitting Kit Scarf

Ideal for learning the first steps of knitting. This knitting kit has all the materials you need to make your scarf. A project children will be prouf of. 8 years+

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Knitting Kit Gloves
Knitting Kit Gloves
Knitting Kit Gloves

Ideal for learning the first steps of knitting. This knitting kit has all the materials you need to make your gloves. A project children will be prouf of. 8 years+

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Knitting Kit Neck Warmer
Knitting Kit Neck Warmer
Knitting Kit Neck Warmer

Ideal for learning the first steps of knitting. This knitting kit has all the materials you need to make your neck warmer. A project children will be prouf of. 8 years+

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Knitting Kit Hat
Knitting Kit Hat
Knitting Kit Hat

Ideal for learning the first steps of knitting. This knitting kit has all the materials you need to make your hat. A project children will be prouf of. 8 years+

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Crochet Kit Blue Bunny
Crochet Kit Blue Bunny
Crochet Kit Blue Bunny

Ideal for learning the first steps of crochet. This crochet kit has all the materials you need to make your bag. A project children will be prouf of. 8 years+

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Crochet Kit Pink Bear
Crochet Kit Pink Bear
Crochet Kit Pink Bear

Ideal for learning the first steps of crochet. This crochet kit has all the materials you need to make your bag. A project children will be prouf of. 8 years+

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Prick Stick Stitching Set ‘Friends’
Prick Stick Stitching Set ‘Friends’
Prick Stick Stitching Set ‘Friends’

These beautiful design cards are first prickled and then embroidered with recycled wool. Success guaranteed! All necessary material is included and completely plastic-free. 5 years+

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Large Puppet Bird Amazon Macaw
Large Puppet Bird Amazon Macaw

This stunning glove puppet from The Puppet Company has a full working mouth! Great to encourage imaginative and social activities from a young age. 18M+

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Ugears Counter STEM Lab Model
Ugears Counter STEM Lab Model
Ugears Counter STEM Lab Model

UGEARS is a unique surprise and a cool gift to anyone who enjoys the art of mechanics. It’s learning by doing and building. 8 years+

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Ugears Marble Run Steppped Hoist Mechanical 3D Puzzle
Ugears Marble Run Steppped Hoist Mechanical 3D Puzzle
Ugears Marble Run Steppped Hoist Mechanical 3D Puzzle

The Ugears Marble Run Stepped Hoist is an exciting combination of art and engineering. It is both a beautiful kinetic sculpture and an intricate toy that teaches as it entertains. 14 years+

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Ugears Random Generator STEM Lab Model
Ugears Random Generator STEM Lab Model
Ugears Random Generator STEM Lab Model

A great science project or activity for brainy young scientists and older explorers. UGEARS is a unique surprise and a cool gift to anyone who enjoys the art of mechanics. 8 years+

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