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These Are The Best Toys And Gifts For An 8-Year-Old

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Now that Halloween is over, parents are getting ready for the next big holiday that is coming up. Yes, you would think that everyone would have turkey and Thanksgiving on their minds, but they are also looking much further ahead to Christmas and of course, all of the holiday shopping that needs to be done before then.

TODAY says that at 8-years-old, "children are developing their physical skills and social identities," this includes being identified as "artistic" or "athletic," and gifts and toys can center around those.

Luckily, we’ve got some great ideas for the 8-year-old in your life. In fact, these are some of the best toys this season, according to development experts right now.

Klutz Make Your Own Mini Erasers

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If you have a child anywhere from the age of 8 or older, there’s a very good chance that you will know mini erasers are a hot ticket item right now. So why now get a kit that allows your child to make their own mini erasers like the Klutz Make Your Own Mini Erasers. The best part about this is that it provides endless hours of fun, as your kids can make, create and mold all different designs for their erasers. And yes, we’ve seen them all from sushi to bowling bowls and cupcakes.

You can find the Mini Erasers here on Amazon.

“Harry Potter" Boxed Set

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Credit: Amazon

It’s been nearly two decades since Harry Potter first made his way on the scene, but he’s still as popular now as he was back when mom and dad first read the series, too (and yes, most of us did have fun reading our first Harry Potter books in college). This boxed set is a perfect gift for the Harry Potter fan in your family.

You can find the Harry Potter box set here on Amazon.

Reversible Magic Sequin Notebook

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We can almost guarantee you that most second through fifth graders will want this adorable magic sequin notebook. As a matter of fact, there probably isn’t an 8-year-old who hasn’t already asked for one. Your child’s journal will definitely get a stylish upgrade with this too cute for words journal, which comes with reversible flip sequins.

The Magic Sequin Notebook is available on Amazon.

LEGO Gel Pen Set

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Credit: Amazon

Because you just can’t have your own mini-erasers and reversible magic sequin notebook without a Lego gel pen set, right? In order to do any writing (or erasing for that matter) you need the right kind of tools. These Lego-inspired gel pens are perfect for your creative writer this season.

You can find the Log Gel Pen Set here on Amazon.

Is there a gift that you feel is the perfect one for an 8-year-old? Let us know in the comments!

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