I Need These Mommy! Gift Ideas for Your 8 Year-Old Girl

I can call Elby an 8 year-old because she just turned 8 on November 12th. But that’s a whole other post about the passage of time, it’s a Fiddler on the Roof song that will make me cry if I start writing the lyrics so let’s just get to the fun stuff shall we? “Is this the little girl I carried? Is this the little boy at play?” Seriously, that is not a tear! I am cutting onions. Yes, it’s 9 a.m. what about it? A person can’t cut onions in the morning? Is that a new law? Okay…so what was I saying in the title about perfect gifts for 8 year-olds? Since she just had a birthday, I can tell you a few things she wanted and a few things she will be getting for the holidays which as you know are not far off!








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  • Barbie Fashionista 1 of 5
    Barbie Fashionista
    Is your 8 year-old still into Barbie? Mine too. Let's count ourselves lucky that they are still innocent enough to enjoy them! This one is really cool and techie because when you take pics they appear on the Barbie's shirt. I sort of want one for myself!
  • Doll Bed 2 of 5
    Doll Bed
    So Elby got an American Girl doll for her birthday but at Target they have all the clothes and accessories (like this adorable doll bed) that fit their My Generation dolls or American Girl dolls.
  • Sporting Doll Outfit 3 of 5
    Sporting Doll Outfit
    Here again is a super cool outfit that Elby is going to love!!!
  • Legos 4 of 5
    Legos aren't just for little kids. Elby can spend hours doing these kits. Hours that I can spend watching a Lifetime movie.
  • Easy Bake Oven 5 of 5
    Easy Bake Oven
    Elby's BFF who just turned 8 requested this for her b-day so we gave it to her. But now I have to get one for Elby too because she's obsessed. They are so much better than when we were kids and you had to toast stuff with a lightbulb.

A big thanks to Target for sponsoring this campaign (even though I would have done a post like this anyway!). Click here to see more of the discussion.

Do you know a deserving family, school, or charity this holiday season? We’re giving away one grand set of 20 toys from Target, including those mentioned in this post! To nominate, simply comment and tell us why you’ve selected them! 

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