Top 20 Toys Include Shopkins, Star Wars & Frozen Elsa

shopkins ice cream truck

The Shopkins Ice Cream truck playset is among the top 20 hot toys for 2015.

Among the hot 20 toys to look for this holiday shopping season are Shopkins, Disney Frozen Sing-a-long Elsa and several Star Wars toys including the Bladebuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber. The Toy Insider Hot 20 is available for parents and gift givers to refer to as to which items kids may have on their wish lists this year. Here’s a complete look at all 20 of the hottest toys from Toy Insiders’ list, broken down by age groups. [Read more…]

Top 5 Best Gifts for Outdoorsmen Under $50

top 5 gifts for outdoorsmen under 50

Got a guy around you need to buy for who loves the wilderness or outdoor activities? We’ve rounded up a look at our top five best gifts for outdoorsmen under $50 this year. These are all great inexpensive purchases for outdoor enthusiasts whether you need a gift idea for a birthday, Christmas, anniversary, Father’s Day or other major celebration this year. The holidays can be tough to buy for, and if it’s an area you don’t know so well, it can make it difficult to find something appropriate, useful, cool and well-received. It’s always the thought that counts, so here’s some of our thoughts on what you might consider giving as a gift to your favorite outdoorsy type! [Read more…]

Top 5 Gifts for Techies under $150

Top 5 Gifts for Techies under 150

It seems there’s always a holiday or occasion just around the corner, so we’ve compiled a listing of the top five gifts for techies that are under $150 for their price tag. These days there are all sorts of technology gadgets on the market ranging from cheap to insanely expensive. Luckily, the $150 and under price tag brings some quality gifts you can get for the technology fans in your life. You’ll find product descriptions, images and the prices for each item to help you get some great ideas. So check them out below and let us know what you think or of any other gift ideas you’ve discovered! [Read more…]

Top 5 Toy Gifts for Boys this Holiday Season

 Top 5 Toys for Boys

With a multitude of new toys being introduced to the market for the holiday season, choosing the perfect toys for young boys can be overwhelming. Whether your favorite boy loves dinosaurs, fighting the battle between good and evil, flying helicopters, or driving cars, there are perfect toys for boys on the shelves this holiday season. Here’s our top 5 toys gifts for boys this coming holiday season! [Read more…]

Top 5 Toy Gifts for Girls for Chirstmas this Holiday Season

Top 5 Toys for Girls
Holiday gift giving isn’t just about the enjoyment it brings to the person receiving the gift. Nothing warms the heart of the giver more than bringing happiness to a child. Don’t spend countless hours looking for that perfect gift, choosing one of these top five toys for girls this holiday season is sure to give that special little girl countless hours of enjoyment.
Girl Scouts Cookie Oven

Girl Scouts Cookie Oven

Wicked Cool Toys has the perfect gift for the little baker. This oven comes with a baking pan, spatula, measuring tool, and a Thin Mints starter kit to make that first batch of cookies. For that little girl, who loves to spend time in the kitchen, this is the perfect holiday gift.

Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo

Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo

This futuristic friend teaches counting, colors, letters and much more through stimulating music and songs. Fisher-Price, a name you can trust in children’s toys, brings you an educational toy that will have your little girl singing and dancing for hours.

Barbie Pop-Up Camper Vehicle

Barbie Pop-Up Camper Vehicle

The perfect addition to any little girl’s Barbie collection. This RV easily transforms into a three-story play set for hours of imaginative play. Your little girl will have hours of fun with Barbie at a campsite pool party complete with a fire pit, swimming pool, and marshmallows for roasting.

Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa Doll

Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa Doll

Elsa captured the heart of every little girl, continue the magic with Elsa’s real working microphone to create the perfect musical duet. Elsa’s dress magically illuminates when she sings and talks. There are 15 magical phases available in both English and Spanish, including the full-length movie version of “Let it Go.”

Crayola Color Alive Easy Animation Studio

Crayola Easy Animation Studio

For the child who dreams of creating their own animated character, this gift provides them with the tools to make their dream come true. Using the free Animator app your child can scan backgrounds and characters, they create, into the animation studio. In the animation studio the characters can come to life using a poseable mannequin, included in the kit. The app works with iOS and Android devices, check Crayola.com/AppCheck for specific device compatibility.

Whether that special little girl is an aspiring singer, artist, chef, animator, or just likes to spend time with Barbie, this holiday season has the perfect gift available. Look no further than the Top 5 Toy Gifts for Girls to create that perfect gift experience for you, and that special little girl.

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Top 5 PS4 Games for Christmas or Holiday Gifts

Top 5 PS4 Games for Christmas gifts

As the holidays rapidly approach, we continue our look at top gifts including the top five PS4 games for Christmas or holiday gifts this year and beyond. The PlayStation 4 game system is once again a hot item this year and with a recent price reduction, the console is even more competitive than ever with Microsoft Xbox One. With Black Friday shopping season always around the corner, it’s an exciting time to review what games will be hot on wish lists all over the nation. Here’s our take on the top five PlayStation 4 games and what they each have to offer. [Read more…]

Top 5 Xbox Games for Christmas or Holiday Gifts

Top 5 Xbox One games for Christmas Holiday gifts

The top five Xbox one games for Christmas or holiday gifts this year offer a variety of different genres which appeal to game players of different ages and interests. As video game systems keep getting better in terms of their technology, so does the selection of games available to buy for the platforms. There’s a library full of creative and fun titles that are available for the Microsoft Xbox One. They span action, roleplaying, educational, entertaining and strategy genres which means games everyone can enjoy. If you’re giving an Xbox One video game system to someone for a gift, or if they have one already, you’ll definitely want to choose one or more of the games we’ve highlighted below for their Xbox game collection! [Read more…]

2015 Toys R Us Fabulous 15 Hot Toys List Revealed

2015 toys r us fabulous 15 toy list

Which toys made the 2015 Toys R Us Fabulous 15 Hot Toys List? Find out in our latest report!

The 2015 Toys R Us Fabulous 15 Hot Toys List has recently been revealed by the retailer for the upcoming holiday shopping extravaganza! Among this year’s entries are Barbie, Star Wars, LEGO, Fisher-Price, NERF and Shopkins items. The annual list showcases the top picks of the toy experts for the upcoming holidays that kids will be asking for and many parents will be hunting down to get them for the special days ahead. So without further adieu, let’s take a look at the hottest toys of the 2015 holiday season! [Read more…]

Star Wars Force Friday Kylo Ren, BB-8 Toys Sell Out Online

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New Star Wars bad guy – Kylo Ren Black Series.

The Force has been strong as Star Wars Force Friday arrived. With fans lining up outside of stores such as Walmart, Target or Toys R Us, others turned to online resources to get their new “Star Wars The Force Awakens” merchandise and toys.

Among the hot sellers so far seem to be the new Sphero BB-8 droid which can be controlled by mobile app. It sold out within an hour on the Amazon website, with the item also selling out at the Disney Store’s online site and Bed Bath & Beyond. Those who searched the Internet long and hard found it available at Brookstone, but even that one is now shipping closer to Christmas. [Read more…]

Star Wars Force Friday Deals & Sale Events – New Toys Arrive Sept. 4!

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Star Wars Force Friday arrives at Amazon on Sept. 4th, 2015! Are you ready for all the coolest new toys?

A whole batch of Star Wars Force Friday sales and deals are on the way for Friday, September 4th. The latest date will celebrate the launch of a variety of new toys featuring characters and items that are part of the new “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” film. That film is still several months away, but fans of the classic story will be on the hunt for a bunch of different action figures, lego sets and other toys. Among the stores featuring sales or events are Walmart (see here), Amazon (see here), Toys R Us and Target. [Read more…]