Top 10 Toys for 8 Year Old Boys 2016

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2016 Best Toys for Boys 8 Years of Age

 
3 8 year old boys playing basketballWhen moving up in age range a bit, toys begin to take on a bit more “character” – toys with more challenge and creativity come into play. This year the toys for boys 8 years of age are an example of this.

What’s here: On this page is a list of the ten best toys for 8 year old boys for the spring and summer of 2016, based on popularity by sales, as well as considering high overall consumer ratings and good reviews from parents and their kids.

For shoppers: For each of the toys listed on this page, multiple online shopping resources are picked for their trusted security as well as low pricing. Where available, product review links are also provided.

What’s Here:

1. Maisto R/C Rock Crawler
2. WowWee MiP Robot Rev
3. Nerf Sports Aero Howler Football
4. Razor A5 LUX Scooter
5. Anki OVERDRIVE Starter Kit
6. LEGO Minecraft The End Portal (21124)
7. LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon (75105)
8. Air Hogs Remote Control Boomerang
9. Nerf Zombie Strike Doominator Blaster
10. LEGO Star Wars TIE Advanced Prototype (75082)

1. Maisto R/C Rock Crawler

The Maisto Rock Crawler hits the #1 spot of the top 10 toys for 8 year old boys in 2016.

The Rock Crawler, a favorite of mine, is the perfect RC car because it can go anywhere, seriously. The rough, rugged all-terrain wheels provide excellent traction for tumble rides, and there are two motors and two switch-shift gears for off-roading.

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Maisto Tech Red Radio Control Rock Crawler RC Remote Control Race Truck New

$50.87
End Date: Sunday Jul-24-2016 22:51:53 PDT
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Remote Control RC Maisto Tri-Band Off-Road Rock Crawler Monster Truck 2014 Green

$39.99
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 19:33:44 PDT
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maisto tech red rock crawler remote control rc radio truck race 4 wheel off road

$41.72
End Date: Tuesday Jul-26-2016 2:59:14 PDT
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Price: $41.99
83 new from Too low to display0 used

2. WowWee MiP Robot Rev

The WowWee MiP Robot Rev comes in second among this year’s top toys for boys age 8.

REV, short for Robotic Enhanced Vehicles, is a combative racing game that involves 2 real-time cars and a single app-based track. Kids use their mobile devices to control the cars, but the action, damage, and upgrades happen on the screen.

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WowWee MiP Robot REV Deluxe (2 cars, ramp and recharge kit) Toy. Best Price

$228.00
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 5:39:21 PDT
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WowWee - MiP Robot REV 2 Cars Included

$89.99
End Date: Friday Aug-5-2016 5:56:45 PDT
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WowWee MiP Robot Rev Remote Control Toy (2 Cars Included)

$96.99
End Date: Friday Aug-5-2016 14:04:55 PDT
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3. Nerf Sports Aero Howler Football

A returning favorite marks #3 of the best toys for 8 year old boys 2016 – Nerf Sports Aero Howler Football.

NERF has been known for their super soakers and blasters since the 90s, but this football might surpass those on the awesomeness scale. The Howler, named that because it howls when it’s thrown, has a long-distance tail and side grips.

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Nerf Sports Aero Howler Football, Orange

$16.90
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 16:54:01 PDT
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Nerf Sports Aero Howler Football, Orange

$16.89
End Date: Wednesday Jul-27-2016 1:24:48 PDT
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Nerf N-Sports Vortex Aero Howler Football Orange and Grey

$32.99
End Date: Thursday Jul-28-2016 5:02:22 PDT
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Price: $60.99
44 new from $60.992 used from $50.00

4. Razor A5 LUX Scooter

Also one of the more fun and popular (returning favorite) on the list – Razor A5 LUX Scooter.

I dig the A5 Lux because it has a smooth ride for kids and adults up to 220 lbs. Cool beans! Kids will appreciate the grab-and-go qualities, like a low deck for easier, more powerful kickoffs, and a fold feature for convenient storage. Comes in either shiny red or blue.

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Razor A5 Lux Scooter Blue - 13013240

$79.99
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 9:47:36 PDT
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New Blue Razor A5 Lux Folding Kick Scooter Kids Adult Adjustable Aluminum

$112.47
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 10:46:41 PDT
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New Razor A5 Lux Folding Kick Scooter Kids Adult Red Wheels Adjustable Aluminum

$112.47
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 10:46:41 PDT
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Price: $149.99
20 new from $149.990 used

5. Anki OVERDRIVE Starter Kit

Next up on the list for boys age 8 – Anki OVERDRIVE Starter Kit.

The Overdrive is a racecar game that combines tech-savviness with classic RC fun. Kids download an app, then control their supercars with their mobile devices. There are multiple ways to play and race, including a buildable 8-position track in real-time.

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Anki Overdrive Starter Kit Drive Car Track Controlled Racing Vehicle Race Speed

$197.99
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 2:10:00 PDT
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Anki OVERDRIVE Starter Kit

$191.28
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 2:35:31 PDT
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Overdrive Starter Kit Battle and Race Anki New Free Shipping

$184.49
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 13:31:55 PDT
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Price: $47.99
You save: $12.00 (20 %)
38 new from $41.000 used

6. LEGO Minecraft The End Portal (21124)

Hitting 6th on the list – LEGO Minecraft The End Portal.

The End Portal is a way for Steve to go into the Ender section of Minecraft. Nestled in a library, surrounded by slabs of concrete, the End Portal waits, glowing with the guarantees of diamond elements, emerald ore, and Endermen.

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21124 Lego The End Portal Minecraft Age 8+ / 559 Pieces / New 2016 Release!

$71.70
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 6:35:52 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $71.70
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*NEW* LEGO Minecraft The End Portal set # 21124, factory sealed

$16.50 (7 Bids)
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 17:00:32 PDT
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New Lego Minecraft Minifigure Enderman w/ Stone Block The End Portal 21124

$6.75
End Date: Thursday Jul-28-2016 18:17:44 PDT
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Price: $119.99
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47 new from $119.990 used

7. LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon (75105)

A HUGE hit in the LEGO Star Wars lineup, and one of the best toys for 8 year old boys in 2016 – LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon.

Replicated from The Force Awakens, this Star Wars buildable mimics the Millennium Falcon—a spaceship with hyper-drive and hidden weapons. Aside from the Falcon itself, this LEGO favorite includes Chewbacca, Han Solo, and 5 other miniature characters from the movie.

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LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon 75105 Brand New Sealed

$222.00
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 3:22:55 PDT
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75105 Lego Millennium Falcon™ Star Wars Age '9-14 / 1330 Pieces / New 2015

$211.15
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 4:07:29 PDT
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NEW LEGO STAR WARS MILLENNIUM FALCON 75105

$145.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 6:35:46 PDT
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Price: $17.99
You save: $7.00 (28 %)
34 new from $17.012 used from $14.75

8. Air Hogs Remote Control Boomerang

My personal favorite among the top toys for 8 year old boys this year – Air Hogs Remote Control Boomerang.

Nicknamed the Hoverblade, this RC toy flies, spins, and reaches skyward with the help of hands and a slide-side controller. When the controller button slides, it increases power to the Hoverblade, making it spin with wow-worthy speed and launch upwards.

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Air Hogs, 360 Hoverblade, Remote Control Boomerang, Blue

$22.56
End Date: Saturday Jul-30-2016 10:50:08 PDT
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Air Hogs 360 Hoverblade Remote Control Boomerang Blue

$23.28
End Date: Saturday Jul-30-2016 23:55:31 PDT
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Air Hogs, 360 Hoverblade, Remote Control Boomerang, Blue

$24.67
End Date: Sunday Jul-31-2016 7:32:21 PDT
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9. Nerf Zombie Strike Doominator Blaster

In the ninth place on the list – Nerf Zombie Strike Doominator.

For those zombie battles where you stand your ground. The Doominator, a cross between doom and dominator, has 24 strong foam darts, separated into 4 reloadable, automatic flip barrels. The handle is adjustable to 3 positions. Take that, undead ghouls!

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NEW Zombie Strike Doominator Blaster Fires Up To 24 Darts Without Reload By Nerf

$38.87
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 7:16:03 PDT
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NEW Kids Nerf Gun Zombie Doominator Darts Blaster Strike Toy Refill Bullet Dart

$76.99
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 10:00:10 PDT
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Nerf Zombie Strike Doominator - Pump Action Blaster and Darts

$59.69
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 17:22:58 PDT
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Price: $37.21
212 new from $28.310 used

10. LEGO Star Wars TIE Advanced Prototype (75082)

The final item on the list of the top ten toys for eight year old boys is another from LEGO – Star Wars TIE Advanced Prototype.

Another Star Wars favorite. This LEGO buildable is a replica from the animated television series, Star Wars: Rebels. The TIE Advanced Prototype features 355 building bricks, and 3 miniature, menacing characters: a TIE Fighter Pilot, Imperial Officer, and The Inquisitor.

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75082 Lego Tie Advanced Prototype™ Star Wars Age 8-14 / 355 Pieces / New 2015!

$67.42
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 4:07:09 PDT
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Lego Star Wars #75082 TIE ADVANCED PROTOTYPE New Sealed

$110.00
End Date: Monday Jul-25-2016 19:10:28 PDT
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LEGO - Star Wars TIE ADVANCED PROTOTYPE REPLACEMENT PARTS #75082 NO MINIFIGS

$19.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Jul-26-2016 6:21:56 PDT
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 04/05/16.

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