School-age children enjoy play that requires strategy and skill. Board games, tabletop sports and classic toys like marbles and kites are favorites. Grade-schoolers also enjoy exploring different kinds of grown-up worlds and like fashion and career dolls and action figures. Children this age seek out new information and experiences through play and enjoy science, craft and magic kits. In addition, this age group possesses the physical skills and coordination to enjoy junior versions of adult sporting equipment.
Good toys for over 8 years old children
Computer and video games
More elaborate science kits
Outdoor sporting equipment
Intricate construction sets
Board games like Scrabble, Monopoly, and Trivial Pursuit Junior