Masters of the Universe Masterverse Action Figures | Source: Mattel

The festive season has arrived, and that means that it’s time to start shopping for holiday gifts for all the kids on your list! Among the many milestones that kids hit along the way, age 8 often seems to be a turning point when they’re not quite little, but they’re also right on the cusp of the ‘tween years. Interests change as kids develop, and 8-year-olds might still have some affection for what they loved in their younger years while others might seem a little more grown-up. This year’s list of the best toys, games, activities, and gifts for 8-year-olds runs the gamut from retro entertainment franchises that are back in a big way to fresh rides, cool games, and beyond. Check out 30 top gifts below!