8 to 12 years Christmas gift guide

I find the 8 to 12 years age group a bit tricky to buy for. They are too old for most toys but too young for older things so what can you get for this awkward age group?

We have always been a big fan of Geomag and the Pro-L range is perfect for older kids. As they get older they are able to use stronger magnets which in turn allow them to build better structures and learn more about the science and engineering behind their constructions. This is a big hit in our house.

This Side Up Game is a thrilling and addictive family reaction game that will keep you on your toes! With its voice command feature, players must quickly follow instructions and flip the parcel until the correct color is facing upwards. Can you keep up without dropping the box and ‘breaking’ the contents? With four exciting games to challenge you and your friends, This Side Up guarantees endless entertainment. Compete for the highest score or work together to conquer the game. Get ready for fast-paced fun that will leave you wanting more!

With Qwaffle, you’ll experience the thrill of racing against the clock to find the perfect word that matches the starting letter and category. Be quick on your feet and be the first player to write a matching word, shout “Qwaffle,” and flip the timer. But the excitement doesn’t end there! All other players have 30 seconds to come up with their own words that match the letter and category. It’s a fast-paced battle of wits that will keep you on your toes. Grab your friends and family, and get ready for a deliciously entertaining game night with Qwaffle: The tasty game of words and letters.

FUNGI Frankie Interactive Plush Toy is the ultimate companion for kids aged 3 years and above. This adorable plush toy comes to life with mesmerizing movements and sounds, captivating children’s attention with every motion and sound. It features a harmonious blend of melodious tunes and engaging phrases, repeating what you say, making playtime a fun learning adventure. Get ready to ignite your child’s imagination with FUNGI Frankie! Perfect for early development and endless hours of interactive play.