Educational Toys for 8 year olds

Educational toys for 8 year olds

View our range of educational games, jigsaw puzzles and colouring books for 8-year-olds. Each product will help to develop and improve a child's gameplay and learning skills.

Educational Toys For 8 Year Olds

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Animal World Jigsaw PuzzleAnimal World Jigsaw Puzzle
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Develops Hand Eye Coordination
  • Develops Knowledge and Understanding
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Poster and Guide

A challenging, beautifully illustrated 150-piece jigsaw puzzle where you will discover and learn about amazing animals and their habitats around the world! Discover 117 animals from Bottlenose Dolphin to Orangutans and Lions - all at the end of your fingertips! Animal World comes with an amazing 20-page fact book inside to check out key facts and find out more about the animals and their habitats! PLUS, it includes a poster to help aid completion and display at home.Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.

£16.00
At the Museum Jigsaw PuzzleAt the Museum Jigsaw Puzzle
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Develops Hand Eye Coordination
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Poster and Guide

A challenging, beautifully illustrated 150-piece jigsaw puzzle where you will discover and learn about interesting objects, animals, dinosaurs and more in this trip to the museum! Enjoy a visit to the mighty Vikings, discover amazing dinosaurs, explore the depths of space, uncover the ancient Egyptians, learn about Human Biology and Battle with the Romans - all at the end of your fingertips! At the Museum comes with an amazing 16-page fact book inside to check out key facts and find out more! PLUS, it includes a poster to help aid completion and display at home.Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.

£16.00
Busy Builders Jigsaw PuzzleBusy Builders Jigsaw Puzzle
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Develops Hand Eye Coordination
  • Develops Knowledge and Understanding
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Poster and Guide

Find out what the Busy Builders are up to on the building site as you complete this fun scene. This 30-piece shaped jigsaw is perfect for little people with an interest in big construction, featuring a digger, tipper and cement mixer along with lots of quirky characters and funny events happening in the scene to spot and discuss.A bright and colourful poster is also included, with lots to see and talkabout! PLUS a learning guide to promote discussion, such as counting the worms, spotting the bucket and spade and discussing what the toucan may be saying! Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.

£11.25
Goose on the Loose! GameGoose on the Loose! Game
  • Encourages Colour Recognition
  • Develops Hand Eye Coordination
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills

Watch out! There's a Goose on the Loose! Help the farmers round up the escaped geese in this fun family board game.This fun, family game features twenty-four 3D geese to collect. Each player is given a collection board and must roll the dice to make their way around the board rounding up the geese, shouting "Honk" whilst collecting their geese, but be careful your goose doesn't escape or you'll find yourself shouting "Goose on the Loose!". The winner is the player with the most geese on their board when everybody has finished the game.Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.

£14.00
Ice Palace Jigsaw PuzzleIce Palace Jigsaw Puzzle
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Develops Hand Eye Coordination
  • Develops Knowledge and Understanding
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Poster and Guide

Discover who is playing in the snow at the Ice Palace as you complete this cool, 50-piece jigsaw! The 50-piece Ice Palace scene features a collection of friendly characters and animals from Princes, Princesses, a Wizard, polar bears, penguins and more.There is so much to see and talk about in this enchanting jigsaw that comes with a learning guide to promote discussion such as counting the penguins, finding the animal with a horn and seeing who you can spot at the top of the palace.Ice Palace also includes a FREE giant poster!Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.

£11.25
Buzz Words GameBuzz Words Game
  • Promotes Language and Literacy Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
This fun and fast-paced literacy game has four exciting ways to play. Race to spell in game one, grab the word in game two, pick a pair in game three, and make a match in game four. Let the fun of word recognition and literacy skills begin!Race to Spell: Looking for a fun and engaging way to improve spelling skills?Simply set the timer and see how quickly you can find the letters to spell your word; but watch out for the whirlwind tile and get ready to adapt! If it appears, quickly pass your board to the player on your left and keep searching for letters to spell the new word in front of you until the sand timer runs out. If you find all the letters to spell your word before the time runs out, shout “Buzz Word” and quickly brush the picture disc and letters on your board to one side ready for your next word! It’s a fun and fast-paced game that will keep everyone on their toes! Grab the Word: To win the card, simply be the first to spot the matching word, then shout “Buzz Word” as you place your hand on it! The player with the most pairs of words and matching pictures at the end of the game wins! So, keep your eyes peeled and your reflexes sharp to come out on top! Pick a Pair: To start the game, separate the picture discs and word cards. As you turn over the cards, shout “Buzz Word” if you find a match! Move the pair in front of you to keep track. The player with the most pairs at the end wins. Enjoy the game! Make a Match: To play the game, cover the circles with picture discs, picture side up. Flip a word card and shout “Buzz Word” if it matches your picture. Place the word on top of the matching disc. The winner is the first to coverall their picture cards with matching words and shout “Buzz Word”!
£9.75
Number Bears GameNumber Bears Game
  • Develops Hand Eye Coordination
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills

The perfect introduction to addition and subtraction. Number Bears is a combined learning activity and game in one. Players must get their bear safely home to their cubs by turning over number cards and solving mathematical problems in this fun number bonds game. But, be careful the bear doesn't get distracted by the yummy pot of honey or you'll have to miss a turn!! Featuring competitive gameplay, fun bear characters and a broad range of simple and challenging sums, this number bonds game is suitable for players 5+ and can be played with up to 4 players.Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.

£9.75
Slimy Rhymes GameSlimy Rhymes Game
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Promotes Imaginative Play
  • Promotes Language and Literacy Skills
  • Develops Matching and Memory Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills

Match rhyming pairs to make silly sentences, then feed them to the slime monster in this fun rhyming game. Players start with a selection of five green slime cards. Taking it in turns they choose a purple slime card - if the card rhymes with one of the cards in front of them, the player must think of a silly sentence using the two words. Once they have a rhyming sentence they spin the spinner to find out in what style they must say their silly sentence in: whilst either holding their nose, with their teeth together, or in a squeaky voice!Once they've said their funny sentence, they post their cards into the 3D slime monster. The winner is the first player to post all their green cards into the slime monsters mouth.A fun, yet educational game, perfect for at home or in the classroom.Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.

£9.75
Wiggly Words GameWiggly Words Game
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Promotes Language and Literacy Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills

The race is on to play all of your cards in this brainteasing literacy game for players 6-adult!Players use their worm cards to add to the wiggly line by joining heads with tails to spell words. Not only are the cards double-sided to maximise the number of combinations, they also feature hilarious characters that children will love! There's sailors, superheroes, and even a punk, to name just a few!Children will be able to practise spellings they already know as well as learning new words. You might need a dictionary to hand too in case you need to check a players word..! Contents:45 double-sided worm cards1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.

£9.50
Speed Spelling GameSpeed Spelling Game
  • Promotes Language and Literacy Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills

Speed Spelling is a fast-paced literacy game for children age 5-8! This fun, educational game with unique and engaging gameplay is sure to make spelling practice fun.Players take turns to spell words before the timer runs out - if the timer runs out midway through spelling a word they have to pass it on to the next player to complete! The game is filled with anticipation and can change quickly - children will enjoy racing against time and pinching words from other players! For younger children the game can be played without the timer to allow them to concentrate on each word.Speed Spelling can be used to develop letter recognition skills before developing into a fun game. Once the game is complete children can be encourage to talk about the words in front of them.Speed Spelling is an exciting redesign of Pass the Word game.

£12.00
Mammoth Maths GameMammoth Maths Game
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills
Be the first back to the cave in this fun-filled prehistoric maths game. Players move their caveman playing piece around the board, solving maths problems along the way.If they land on a plus or minus square they solve one of their four addition and subtraction sums, then they can check their answers using the magic viewer. If correct they hook the completed sum over the 3D mammoth's trunk!If a player lands on a feather square they can tickle another mammoth's trunk, which will make it sneeze and lose a sum from it's trunk! This fun element is bound to have children laughing! Players can choose whether to solve easier or more challenging sums, which encourages progressive learning and allows players of different ages and abilities can play together.Contents:1 jigged game board30 stone ring cards1 bone number line4 cave-person playing pieces4 character stands4 two-piece mammoths1 dice1 feather card1 magic torch viewer1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
£14.00
Times Tables Heroes GameTimes Tables Heroes Game
  • Promotes Imaginative Play
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills
  • Bestseller!
  • 2 Games in 1!

This fun multiplication game will help children practise their times tables from 2-12. With two games in one - Hero City board game and Multiplication Bingo - times table practise will be filled with fun! In the Hero City Board Game players move around the board by spinning the spinners and solving multiplication sums. If a player lands on a shield square they have to use their imaginations to help their superhero defeat the disaster - they'll need to defeat the evil unicorns, outwit the zombies or even escape the giant slugs! Times Tables Heroes also includes a colourful times tables checker, which can be used with or outside of the game to extend learning.When the game is finished players can turn over the board for a fast paced game of Multiplication Bingo! Using the cards and spinners from the board game, players race to be the first to get 3 in a row. This will be especially helpful for encouraging children to recall their times tables quickly.Times Tables Heroes is designed to help parents and children prepare for the multiplication tables check (MTC), which is compulsory nationwide in primary schools for children in Year 4 from June 2020.Contents:1 jigged double-sided board21 shield cards4 character playing pieces4 character stands3 spinner boards3 two-part plastic spinners1 times tables checker4 superhero reference cards1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.

£12.00
Counting Mountain GameCounting Mountain Game
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills

Be the first to reach the mountain top in this exciting counting and addition game, which includes a 3D mountain!Take turns to turn over two footprint cards, count the yeti footprints and move your climber up the mountain the same number of spaces. Children will enjoy hanging their climbers onto the 3D mountain.However, watch out for the yetis! If you turn over a yeti card you must move backwards the number of footprints shown. If you turn over two yetis everyone moves backwards two spaces!Contents:1 jigged board1 two-part 3D mountain4 character playing pieces4 character stands1 summit piece10 footprint cards3 yeti cards1 instruction leafletView all of our number & counting gamesNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.

£12.00
Cheeky Monkeys GameCheeky Monkeys Game
  • Develops Hand Eye Coordination
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills
A fun game of chance for all the family. There's no hanging about in this fast paced game, as players battle to collect and count the most bananas – but watch out for other players trying to steal them! Players must make strategic decisions by choosing whether to play it safe after their first turn or spin the spinner to either collect or risk losing more bananas!Children will enjoy hanging their monkeys onto the 3D tree, which adds another fun dimension to this exciting game. As well as teaching basic counting skills, Cheeky Monkeys encourages children to think strategically, interact with others and make decisions.Contents:1 two-part 3D tree32 monkey cards1 pool board1 spinner board1 two-part plastic spinner arrow1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
£12.00
Match and Spell Next Steps GameMatch and Spell Next Steps Game
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Promotes Language and Literacy Skills
  • Develops Matching and Memory Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
Match and Spell Next Steps is the perfect progression from Orchard Toys’ bestselling, award-winning Match and Spell. Aimed at children aged 5 and over, the game helps to develop more advanced reading and spelling skills using both sounds and blends. The game is played by building a variety of familiar and more advanced words, from ‘Moth’ to ‘Balloon’, with the help of colourful illustrations to identify words. Parents can use the sound and blend cards to encourage children to make the individual sounds as well as saying the entire word aloud. There are 18 words included in the game.Once children become more confident, they can turn over the boards to use the blank side for a more challenging game. The game is finished once all the word boards have been completed.This colourful game is a great way to teach children about spelling and phonics in a fun and progressive way. For younger children aged 4 and over, try our Match and Spell first literacy game.Contents:18 double-sided word boards78 letter cards1 instruction leaflet
£9.75
Pop to the Shops Board GamePop to the Shops Board Game
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Promotes Imaginative Play
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills
Race and count your 3D character from shop to shop, using play money to buy lots of different items! The winner is the first person to collect 6 items on their board. This fun board game offers older Orchard Toys fans longer and more varied gameplay than some of our traditional matching games.Children will learn about handling money and giving change as well as developing their imagination as they take on the roles of shop keeper and banker, playing with realistic pretend money. They will also be taught about good manners, as they must say 'please' and 'thank you' to the shopkeeper every time they buy an item!Contents:1 jigged game board48 item cards4 shopping bag boards4 characters4 character standsPlay money1 dice1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
£12.00
Bus Stop Board Game | Orchard ToysBus Stop Board Game | Orchard Toys
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills
  • Bestseller!
Race to the bus station, picking up and dropping off passengers as you go! Throw the dice to move your bus around the board, either landing on a plus or minus square. Players spin the spinner to determine the number of passengers to count on or off their bus. The winner is the player with the most passengers when their bus finally arrives at the bus station!Bus Stop is an Orchard Toys classic and has been a top 10 favourite for many years. Children will develop their adding and subtracting skills and have fun talking about the interesting characters and places the bus stops along the way!Contents:1 jigged playing board4 bus boards4 bus counters4 stands40 passenger cards1 dice1 spinner board1 two-part spinner arrow1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
£12.00
What's the Time, Mr Wolf GameWhat's the Time, Mr Wolf Game
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills
What's The Time Mr Wolf? is a great board game which is both fun and educational as it develops analogue and digital time telling skills. Players must race their character around the board matching the times to the central clock - but watch out for the hungry wolf!There are two ways to play this educational game - one by matching analogue times and moving the clock hands, but watch out, if you land on Mr.Wolf you must feed one of the cards from your board to the 3D wolf for dinner! The second game is won by matching digital times to analogue. What's the Time Mr Wolf features cute woodland animals which children will love, including bunnies and hedgehogs.Contents:1 jigged forest playing board20 double sided square cards4 jigged double sided collection boards1 large clock face1 set of movable clock hands1 slot-together 3D wolf1 dice4 animal character playing pieces4 character stands1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
£12.00
Football GameFootball Game
  • Promotes Imaginative Play
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills
Watch the ball pass backwards and forwards as you race to score the winning goal in this exciting game of football! Make your way up the board to take a shot at scoring a goal, moving up for your team colours and down for your opponent's colours!This game of chance is made even more exciting with the addition of two spinners - firstly the whistle spinner, which can take you back to start, and the goal spinner, which can either score your winning goal or take you back down the board! Each player has their own board in this unique take on snakes and ladders, meaning every roll can go slightly differently for each player.Contents:4 game boards4 football counters4 character stands1 whistle spinner1 goal spinner1 dice1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
£12.00
Build a Beetle Mini GameBuild a Beetle Mini Game
  • Develops Matching and Memory Skills
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills
Based on the classic game of Beetle, players must match the beetle body parts in the correct order by using their number and colour matching skills. Fun and laughter are guaranteed as players try to be the first to build their colourful beetle characters! This travel game is for 2 - 4 players and suitable for ages 4 - 8 years.The mini games are Orchard Toys' smallest games in a compact and portable size, perfect for at home or on the move.Contents:4 nine-piece beetles1 spinner board1 two-part spinner (separate plastic arrow from base and attach to spinner board)Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
£6.00
World Map Puzzle & PosterWorld Map Puzzle & Poster
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Develops Hand Eye Coordination
  • Develops Knowledge and Understanding
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Bestseller!
  • Poster and Guide

Discover and learn about the local inhabitants and landmarks from around the world, from the animals in Antarctica to the statue of liberty in New York! Includes a giant poster for additional learning and to help aid the completion of the puzzle.Puzzle size 88 x 61cm, Poster size 96 x 68cm.Not suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.

£16.00
Money Match Café GameMoney Match Café Game
  • Promotes Imaginative Play
  • Develops Knowledge and Understanding
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills
  • 2 Ways to Play
Money Match Cafe is the perfect educational game for 5-8 year olds, developing skills in addition and money handling...with lots of imaginative play for added fun!The game encourages children to create a cafe scene using their own teddies, dolls and toys. After they have done this, they must use their role play skills to add up the coins to match the price of a meal and serve it to the correct customer. The player to serve all their meals first wins!Children will love playing waiter in this fun game and serving tasty meals to their toys is bound to get them giggling - a great way to make maths fun!Contents:4 3D tables1 spinner1 till board1 tray board16 meal/beverage/snack cards32 money cards (16 easy cards, 16 hard cards)1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
£14.00
Pop to the Shops International Board GamePop to the Shops International Board Game
  • Encourages Discussion
  • Promotes Imaginative Play
  • Develops Number and Counting Skills
  • Encourages Observational Skills
  • Develops Personal and Social Skills
Race and count your 3D character from shop to shop, using play money to buy lots of different items! The winner is the first person to collect 6 items on their board. This fun board game offers older Orchard Toys fans longer and more varied gameplay than some of our traditional matching games.Children will learn about handling money and giving change as well as developing their imagination as they take on the roles of shop keeper and banker, playing with pretend money. The game also encourages good manners, as players say 'please' and 'thank you' to the shopkeeper every time they buy an item. Children can also add their own tills and purses to the game for extra play value!Contents:1 jigged game board48 item cards4 shopping bag boards4 characters4 character standsPlay money1 dice1 instruction leafletNot suitable for children under 3 years due to small parts. Choking hazard.
£12.00
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