Age Range: 8-11

Looking for a good gift for an eight-year-old or up to an eleven-year-old? Below are some ideas.

Bubble Thing giant bubble maker

Bubble Thing

If you want to make huge bubbles, and we mean HUGE, the Bubble Thing ($10) is for you. The Bubble Thing wand has a flexible fabric loop that opens and closes to make all sizes and shapes of bubbles. Expect bubbles as large as 10 feet, or even bigger. Be sure to get a bottle […]

Find Me Multi Color 6 Foot Tunnel toy for kids

6 Foot Multi Color Tunnel

From Pacific Play Tents, the ‘Find Me’ Multi Color 6 Foot tunnel ($30) is made of durable, flame-retardant 70 Denier nylon. With the sturdy spring steel construction, children can hide, crawl, and play without concern of durability. Simple to collapse and store with the attached Velcro ties, and springs into shape when ready to play.

Here Comes Science - They Might Be Giants

Here Comes Science (Audio CD)

Kids love singing along to catchy, toe-tapping songs, and would love to do so with Here Comes Science ($15) audio CD from They Might Be Giants. Songs like “Science Is Real” and “Why Does the Sun Really Shine?” introduce the concepts of science, the scientific method, and being inquisitive about the world they live in, […]

Highlights Magazine

Highlights magazine

The world’s best-loved children’s magazine, Highlights ($35/yr), can be delivered to your door monthly. Kids love reading, thinking and learning with a wide variety of stories, puzzles, crafts, games and activities. Goofus only reads Highlights magazine at his pediatrician’s waiting room, while Gallant has subscribed to his own personal copy. If your children like getting […]

RipRider 360

If you thought your three-wheeler was fun back in the day, then you will love its successor – the Razor RipRider 360 ($85). Kids pedal to get speed with oversized front wheel (flat-free tire), and brake to drift on the back dual casters. The spinning thrill gets kids hooked, with others quick to yell “let […]