Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018

By | 22/01/2018

We look at best-selling toys, toy trends, educational toys and new releases to bring you our pick of the Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018. See also Best Toys Children 3-4 Years 2018. In case you can’t find any of these toys and games locally, we’ve included links to Amazon.

Ozzbozz Unicorn Scooter

Amazon Choice product. Light up wheels and easy fold and lock mechanism.

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Zoomer Hungry Bunnies

An interactive bunny that really eats paper treats!

Best Toys Children 5-8 years

Dr Who Sonic Screwdriver

New for the thirteenth doctor. With lights and sound effects.

Best Toys 3-4

LEGO Hulkbuster

New LEGO featuring the Hulkbuster. See other new LEGO sets.

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Fingerlings Hugs

On the Argos Christmas List 2018 and winner in the plush category at the BlogOn Toy Awards. This is the cuddly version of the very popular Fingerlings Monkeys.

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Harry Potter Talking Sorting Hat

Winner of the Bloggers’ Choice Award at the BlogOn Toy Awards 2018. Suitable for ages 5+.

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Barbie Kitchen

New for 2018, the ultimate Barbie kitchen complete with doll, gadgets and Barbie dough.

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Furreal Ricky

New from Furreal is Ricky, a toy dog who does tricks and responds with over 100 sound and motion combinations. A new best friend for children 4 years+. On John Lewis’s Christmas List 2018.

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Frightful First Experiments

First experiments for ages 6+. Includes lots of ‘proper’ kit like test-tubes and goggles for 18 experiments.

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Hama Beads 3D Dogs

Brilliant new set from one of our favourite arts and crafts set. Ages 5 years+.

Best Toys Children 5-8

Boxer The Robot

New AI robot with a big personality. There are many ways to play including tricks and games with a free app to extend play possibilities. Also on the Argos Christmas List 2018.

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My Mermaid Lagoon

A bit like My Fairy Garden but for mermaids. Lots of play possibilities with this collectable kit.

best toys children 5-8

Pixelo Neon

Choose a colouring sheet, then use your PIXELO pen to colour with amazing dotted effects. You can also use the markers as normal pens to doodle, draw and colour your sheets.

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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Puppet Set

One of the Hero Toys from The Toy Fair in London 2018. Imaginative play puppet set.

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Bloco Rainforest

Exciting new type of construction set using high-density foam pieces and interlinking connectors. Makes fabulous models for display or play.

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Aquabeads Unicorn

New for 2018 from one of our favourite crafty sets. Aquabeads now has a set for unicorns. Just spray the water and the beads stick together. There are over 2000 beads in this collection.

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London Wooden Train Set

Features familiar London sights. Figure of eight track. Sturdy and durable. Not for children under 3 years.

Best Toys Children 5-8 years

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Cutie Stix

Ages 6+ – create necklaces, bracelets, figures and nail art – Includes everything you need to cut 224 pieces – Under £25.
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Stretch Armstrong

BHTA Action Toy Of The Year 2018 – One of the Dream Toys 2017 – Hours of fun!

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Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – GALT Sewing Kits

New for 2018 – Crafty Club Sewing Kit – Also available in Bunny, Owl, Frog and Kitten – Great presents for ages 6+ – Under £10.

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Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Nerf Super Soaker

New at the end of 2017 – The ultimate water pistol – Under £20.

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Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Glitter Fingerlings Monkey

New glitter design – One of the Dream Toys 2017 – Collectible – Under £20.

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Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – LEGO City Police

High speed chase – Includes 294 pieces – Compatible with all other LEGO sets – Ages 5-12 years – Under £20.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Kidizoom Watch

Camera and video with effects and filters – Pedometer – Motion Sensor – Calculator – Calendar – Alarm – Stopwatch – Timer – Voice recording – Below is the DX, the later DX2 out in January 2018 won the KAPI award presented at The Consumer Electronics Show 2018 for kids’ wearable technology (DX2 features a new sleek design and second camera on the face of the watch).

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Hatchimals

Glittering Garden Penguala Hatchimal.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Pocket Telescope

Portable telescope – Extend lens to focus – Under £10.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Tangled Curl N Twist

Curl Rapunzel’s hair into ringlets that hold their style – Includes curling wand – Under £20.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – LEGO Creator Drone

Futuristic drone featuring twin rotors, posable cameras, large opening cockpit and landing gear that doubles as a lifting claw – Under £10.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Money Match Cafe Game

Develops skills in addition, money handling and imaginative play – 2-4 players – Under £15.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Hatchimals Basket

Spring basket for Hatchimals Colleggtibles – Includes six exclusive collectibles.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Bug Safari

STEAM educational toy – Explore nature on your doorstep – Under £15.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Playmobil Wedding Limo

One of the Hero Toys at The Toy Fair, London 2018 – Includes three characters – Detachable roof.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Hedbanz Junior

Especially for ages 5+ – Animal-themed – Under £15.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Build A Bot

Build your own Pet – Electronic motor allows your pet to hop across the table and over obstacles.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Barbie Colour In Fashion

Five washable fashion pieces – Crayola colouring pens.

 

LEGO Friendship House

New for 2018 – Includes three minifigures and pets – Four-storey house with garage, kitchen, living area, bedroom, roof terrace.

Treehouse Design and Build

STEAM educational toy – Includes 50 pieces – Under £15.

Dobble

Amazon Choice Product – Best-selling card game – Related Post – Under £15.

Tell The Time Game

Orchard Games – Makes learning to tell the time fun – Amazon Choice Product – Under £10.

Silly Sausage

John Adams game – Tests speed and reaction – Under £20.

Stomp Rocket

The original Stomp Rocket – Can reach a height of 400 feet – Under £15.

Sew N Style

Make your own creations or follow the Cool Maker crafts – Includes pom-pom maker.

LEGO Boost

Includes over 840 pieces – You need a device to play with this LEGO set – One of the Top Three Toys tested on How To Spend It Well At Christmas 2017 – Amazon Choice Product.

Oonies

Inflatable mini balloon craft set. Starter set with everything you need. Ages 5+.

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TP Trampoline

Ages 6-12 years – Super-safe surround, jumpers cannot come in to contact with springs – UV stabilised – Galvanised steel frame.

Gooey Louis

John Adams game – Amazon Choice Product – Ages 5+ – 2+ players.

Magnetic Lab

Amazon Choice Product – Nine fun experiments – STEAM Educational Toy – Under £15.

Viper Go-Kart

Built-in gear stick and handbrake – Ages 8+.

Best Toys Children 5-8

Shopkins Shoppies Super-Mall

The biggest Shopkins building to date – Three levels of shopping fun – Comes with exclusive characters.

Best Toys Children 5-8

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