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  1. 1. Best Toys ForChristmas 2012
  2. 2. ContentsDance Star Mickey..................................................................................................................................3Fly With Elmo Ride-On...........................................................................................................................5Explore ‘N Grow Musical Gear Center...................................................................................................7Hexbug Nano Habitat Set........................................................................................................................9The Moon Dough Magic Barnyard........................................................................................................11FurReal Friends GoGo My Walkin’ Pup...............................................................................................13V Reader Animated eBook System.......................................................................................................15Toy Story 3 Blast-Off Buzz Lightyear...................................................................................................17Lego Atlantis Exploration HQ...............................................................................................................19Perplexus By Plasmart...........................................................................................................................21Spy Net Secret MissionVideo Watch...........................................................................................................................................23Air Hogs R/C Hawk Eye Video Camera Helicopter.............................................................................25Glee CD Board Game............................................................................................................................27Wow Wee Paper Jamz............................................................................................................................29Tonka Ricochet R/C Vehicle..................................................................................................................31 NOTICE : You do not have the right to reprint or sell this guide. You do not have the right to edit this guide in any way. DISCLAIMER AND/OR LEGAL NOTICES: The information presented herein represents the view of the author as of the date of publication. The author has strived to be as accurate and complete as possible in the creation of this guide, notwithstanding the fact that the author does not warrant or represent at any time that the contents within are accurate due to the rapidly changing nature of the internet. Because of the rate with which conditions change, the author reserves the right to alter and update his opinion based on the new conditions. The guide is for informational purposes only. While every attempt has been made to verify the information provided in this guide, neither the author nor his affiliates/partners assume any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies or omissions. The author will not be responsible for any losses or damages of any kind incurred by the reader whether directly or indirectly arising from the use of the information found in this book. Any slights of people or organizations are unintentional. Any reference to any person or business whether living or dead is purely coincidental. This book is not intended for use as a source of legal or accounting advice. If advice concerning legal or related matters is needed, the services of a fully qualified professional should be sought. You should be aware of any laws which govern business transactions or other business practices in your country and state. DISCLOSURE: The author of this guide is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking this website to Amazon properties including, but not limited to,,,,, or 2
  3. 3. Dance Star Mickey One Of The Most Impressive Toys For This Christmas!If you’re looking to find a toy that all kidslove, then Dance Star Mickey is just theone! Chances are high that your childalready want one if they’ve managed tocatch a glimpse of it in the store or attheir friends place!What Is Dance Star Mickey?With a retail price of around $70 (discountof up to 50% at Amazon) Dance StarMickey is an impressive toy that reallycomes to life! He’s designed to be able towalk, talk and dance, and comes with 6different songs. Mickey can even do theMoonwalk!Kids will absolutely love playing with thisinteractive toy that helps them to learnsongs and fun dance moves through arange of different games.What Can Dance Star Mickey Do?Mickey has loads of moves for your child to follow! He can walk realistically, turn and dance.Some of the dances include the Moonwalk, disco, Latin and more. With 6 songs and 2interactive games, there’s plenty for kids to enjoy with this adorable, funny character!It gets even better, Mickey makes a great friend to hug once the dancing is finished. He iswell designed and looks just like the Mickey character that your children know and love.The awesone songs include: • Techno • MoonDance • Mambo • “M” To the “I” • Shake Your Groove Thing • Get Up Offa That Thing 3
  4. 4. The games are Simon says, where your child shouldn’t move unless Mickey says, and afreestyle dance where Mickey makes you stay in place when he says “Freeze”!Mickey will require 6 AA batteries to run, which aren’t included with the product.Many parents are wary of buying Mickey for their child thanks to the huge price tag, butagain thanks to it is available at a heavily discounted price. It helps to watchvideos of Mickey in action but if you’ve ever seen Mickey in the store, you’ll know that helooks a lot more impressive in real life! He’s cute and funny!If your child loves Mickey then there’s no question that this will be a great choice forChristmas. Although it comes at a higher price, what you’ll be getting is an innovative toythat has a huge range of motion. Older children will love to follow along and learn the songsthemselves, while younger children will enjoy watching the animated actions and listening tothe fun songs.Dance Star Mickey really does become a friend to many young children... they won’t let himleave their side once they’ve played with him on Christmas morning! Click Here For The... 4
  5. 5. Fly With Elmo Ride-On The Favorite Ride-On Plane For This ChristmasRide-on toys are always a favorite withlittle ones, and the Fly With Elmo Ride-On is set to be one of the top sellingtoys for this Christmas! This ride-on toyis extra special thanks to the fact thatyour child will be helping Elmo to steerthe plane.What Do You Get With The Fly WithElmo Ride-On?For a recommended retail price of over$58 (current discount at Amazon), theElmo Ride-On toy does come with anumber of extra features to make it asfun as possible for your child.It includes a front propeller that spinsand lights up, and will come out with anumber of talking phrases. Your childcan have fun by moving the gear shift tosee which sounds it comes out with!The body, covered in stars, also lightsup while the eyes of the plane move.Parents can keep noise levels undercontrol thanks to the adjustable volume control, and can even benefit from the under-seatcubby storage when taking the plane out and about.The plane requires 3 AA batteries, which come included, and has a maximum weight limit of65lbs.Ride-on toys aren’t just designed for kids to have fun, they’re actually a fantastic way todevelop their skills. As long as your little one is big enough to use them, each time they takea ride they will be developing and improving their sense of balance, not to mention workingtheir imagination! The Elmo Ride-On has plenty of extra features that will keep thementertained for hours.Ride-on toys are also a great way to introduce your child to physical activity, which manychildren take onto later life to ensure they stay fit and healthy. On top of this, just about 5
  6. 6. every kid loves Elmo, which makes the Elmo Ride-On the perfect ride-on toy choice for thisChristmas!Like any ride-on toys, the Elmo Ride-On does require adult supervision to make sure yourchild stays safe when playing. The seat is stable, only eight inches above the ground.However, it is important to make sure that your child does not lean too far over the frontwheel and tip the balance.If your child is aged 13 months to four years old, and is a fan of Elmo, then the Fly WithElmo Ride-On really is the perfect gift choice for this Christmas! They will simply love ridingaround on it on Christmas morning! Click Here For... 6
  7. 7. Explore ‘N Grow Musical Gear Center The Top Musical Baby ToyWhen it comes to gifts for your little one, it’s always important to make sure they’re learningat the same time as having fun – and this is what the Explore ‘N Grow Musical Gear Center,made by Playskool, hopes to achieve.In short, the Musical Gear Center comes with a number of gears and spinning parts thathelp babies to make their own music! Your baby can perform a number of actions to createdifferent kinds of sounds and visual effects.What Exactly Does The Explore ‘N Grow Musical Gear Center Do?First, your baby can drop the ball through the shoot and press the cheerful critter to make ittwirl and pop out. Baby can also spin the side gears to watch the smiley face turning aroundand stack the gears for more sounds and interactions. At the same time, the Gear Center 7
  8. 8. plays lively music.The Explore ‘N Grow Musical Gear Center comes with five different gears that your baby willget better at using as their motor skills develop. It also comes with two Explore ‘N Grow balls– all of which are compatible with other gear and ball products in the line.What Will You Get?The Gear Center comes with: • The activity center base, • Two balls, • Ball arch, • Five gears, • Instructions.The recommended retail price for the set is around $25, and you’ll need to buy 2 AAbatteries to play.The Musical Gear Center is recommended for babies aged 9 to 24 months, and can be verybeneficial for helping to develop their motor skills. The kit contains plenty of room for yourbaby to grow and learn new ways to play.The main thing about the Musical Gear Center is that it is fun! Babies love playing withthings that spin, stack and push down. Many parents have left positive reviews stating thatthe set keeps their baby more occupied than other toys, which is perfect if you wantsomething that keeps them happy and learning at the same time, while you need a little timefor other tasks!In short, the Explore ‘N Grow Musical Gear Center is a cost effective gift for your baby thatwill keep him or her occupied and having fun for hours! It’s fun to look at, fun to play withand fun to listen to! Click Here For... 8
  9. 9. Hexbug Nano Habitat Set A Home For The Bestselling Moving BugsFor children aged between 3 and 5, one of the top toy predictions for this Christmas is theHexbug Nano Habitat Set. This is a set that will give little Hexbug creatures a new home,and a fantastic setting for imaginative play.Who Are The Hexbug Creatures?The Hexbugs are very small creatures that can run and walk, and interact with otherHexbugs. They have inbuilt sensors that mean they know when something gets in the way,and its great fun watching how they move around each other!There are many of these micro robotic bugs in existence, and each specimen mimics themotion of a real life insect. Each bug contains a rotating counterweight, which is what helpsit to move around so quickly, and to look so much like a real insect.They all come with different colors, a unique body shape, and exotic markings to make eachHexbug unique. This is what makes them such fantastic gifts for those who like to collect!What Do You Get With The Hexbug Nano Habitat Set?Youll get: 9
  10. 10. • 2 Hexbug Nano creatures, • One battery for each Hexbug Nano creature, • And 10 habitat parts that snap together for different configurations (this includes 7 bridges and 3 hex cells).The set is designed with four curved bridges, three straight bridges and three hexagonpieces to allow your child to get creative and make their own custom habitat for the Hexbugcreatures to live in.Once the habitats been created, put the creatures in to see them scramble around, shuffleand flip over each other as they go about their business. The more creatures that your childadds to the habitat, the more fun they can have as they watch them swarm around. Becausethe movements replicate real insects, this really can keep them interested for hours.Remember – more Hexbug creatures are sold separately.One of the great points about this gift is that it wont cost much, and its suitable for a widerange of ages from three upwards. For about $30, youll get the whole kit that includes twoHexbugs as well as a setting for your child to play with.If your child already collects Hexbug then theyll be excited to see which two specimenstheyll get new in the Hexbug Nano Habitat Set. In short, this is a great gift for children aged3-5, which will keep them fascinated for hours as they experiment with new ways to get theHexbug moving around. Click Here For... 10
  11. 11. The Moon Dough Magic Barnyard Top Selling Toy For 3-5 Year OldsOne of the top Christmas gifts for children aged 3 to 5 years old is the Moon Dough MagicBarnyard Set. This allows your children to transform playing dough into fun animals usingthe special handle and molds included.What Is Moon Dough?Moon Dough is a soft dough for playing with that never dries out. Its also been made to behypoallergenic and wheat-free, to suit the biggest number of children possible. This is doughwith a difference though – blocks are simply placed into the molder and, when the handle isturned, they come out as fun items to play with!What Can Your Child Do With the Moon Dough Magic Barnyard Set?When your child plays with the Barnyard Set, they can simply place lumps of dough into the 11
  12. 12. molding barn to watch them come out as various animals.This set also comes with molds tohelp your child make hay bales and fences for the farm setting.There are three simple steps that make Moon Dough very easy for young children to use: 1. Put the colored dough into the barn, 2. Turn the handle, 3. Watch the molded dough emerge!One of the best things about this set for children is that the dough will be in a ball oneminute, and will have taken the shape of an item or animal from the barnyard the next.There are many different molds included to create a number of animals and, once theyrecreated, your child can have fun playing with them on the farm setting!What Do You Get With The Magic Barnyard Set? • The Magic Molding Barn • A fence mold • Hay Mold • Playmat • 10oz bag of yellow Moon Dough • 10oz bag of green Moon Dough • 10oz bag of blue Moon DoughThis is one of the hot toys for kids, as chosen by retailers, so its bound to be popular withmany young children. And the fact that the recommended retail price is only $20 makes itaffordable. If your child loves animals and creating things then this is definitely a goodchoice for them.Some parents did have a few complaints of the Moon Dough sets, saying that they could bemessy. However, the main benefits listed were the fact that the set is designed for lastingfun, is easy to use and assemble, and lasts a long time.One thing that most parents have pointed out is that this dough really is different from anydough theyve used before. Its so easy to mold that the Moon Dough Magic Barnyard Setcan create hours of fun even for young children! Click Here For... 12
  13. 13. FurReal Friends GoGo My Walkin’ Pup Top Christmas Gift For Girls Aged 4-6If you’ve got a little girl aged between4 and 6 years old, and really want away to impress her this Christmas,then the FurReal Friends GoGo MyWalkin’ Pup is the best way to goabout it!The best thing about My Walkin’ Pupis that it really can walk! When youtake him for a walk he’ll show you justhow much he loves it by wagging histail and letting out barking sounds.When you pet him, he’ll make noisesto show just how excited he is for theattention, and he’ll make you want topet him even more.When your child ignores their newpuppy, he’ll start to whine to get yourattention. But leave him alone for longenough and he’ll eventually fall asleep.What Do You Get With My Walkin’ Pup?For a price of around $55 or more, the Walkin’ Pup is definitely something special for thisChristmas. This GoGo pet has soft fur that children will love to pet, and a smiley face thatmakes it the best companion.The remote control is built into the leash, making it easy for your child to handle and controltheir new pet. This is what makes it so easy to guide the pup wherever you want him to go.My Walkin’ Pup requires four batteries to work, and they’re included in the pack.My Walkin’ Pup is the perfect toy choice for just about any little girl aged four or older. If sheloves animals, and has always wanted her own puppy, then this really is the next best thing.When she takes him for a walk he’ll follow her and show her affection just like a real dog!And when they’re at home together, he makes a great cuddly friend. 13
  14. 14. This is a well made toy which is important given how much it costs. It’s also designed to betaken for walks just about anywhere (though you’ll want to watch that his fur doesn’t getdirty). On the downside, you may find that the fur sheds if he gets played with a lot.This is a toy that you’ll find on a number of the top toys lists for this year, so you can be sureit’ll be a fast seller. If you want to buy GoGo for your child then make sure you do it as far inadvance as you can, while stocks last.The best thing about FurReal Friends GoGo My Walkin’ Pup is that you’ll have all the fun ofowning a puppy, but without any of the mess and expense that goes with it! Click Here For... 14
  15. 15. V Reader Animated eBook System Gift Your Child A Fun Way To Learn How To ReadIf you want to make sure you buy the besttoys for your 3-5 year old this Christmas thenyou wont go wrong by choosing the V ReaderAnimated eBook System. This eBook readersystem is designed to help encourage a loveof reading, at the same time as giving childrena chance to see their favorite charactersdisplayed on the color screen.What Does The V Reader Animated eBookSystem Do?V Tech have created this unique readingsystem to help children read and see things atthe same time. It features a color touch screenthat will display characters such as Shrek andDisney Fairies, allowing them to feed theirimaginations and feel a little more confidentwhen it comes to reading.Some of the features of this reading deviceinclude: • A 4.3 inch touch color screen, • USB port, • SD memory card for expansion, • Ability to play animated stories with characters voices, graphics, music, sounds and narration of stories, • 3 different modes: Watch the Story, Story Dictionary and Reading Games, • Designed to be durable when used by young children, • Uses storybook cartridges to load stories, games and a dictionary for that story.In short, the V Reader is designed to take your child from the stages before reading to beinga confident reader by the time they are finished using it. This is why its such a great gift foryoung children, who will find reading exciting when they do it in this kind of interactivesetting. 15
  16. 16. The design of the reader is very important, as we all know how rough kids can get withexpensive items! Thankfully this is very durable, but still easy for kids to open and close –though if youre worried you can also purchase a separate storage case.Parents can easily track their childs progress when the reader is connected to the computer.Help encourage your child by printing out certificates when they reach new milestones.If youre wondering whether this might be a good gift for your child then it may help to hearabout a few awards the product has won as a toy. It has been awarded the titles of: • Dr. Toy Best Vacation Product, • National Parenting Publication Awards 2010, • Parents Magazine Best Toys 2010, • Creative Child 2010 Product of the Year Award, • National Parenting Centers Seal of Approval for 2010.Just because the product has won awards does not necessarily mean its suitable for yourchild. The Reader is designed to be used by children aged between 3 and 5, so if your childis older they may find it too simple.But if your child is in the right age range, and youre looking for a toy that will reallyencourage learning, the V Reader Animated eBook System is certainly a good choice. Mostparents who already own the reader find that its a great learning system for their child, andthe main complaint is simply its battery life.It comes in at around $60, so isnt the cheapest toy for this Christmas, but is certainly goodvalue when you consider everything youll get out of it. Click Here For... 16
  17. 17. Toy Story 3 Blast-Off Buzz Lightyear Always A Mega Hit For ChristmasToy Story 3 was one of the biggestanimated movies, which is what makesToy Story toys among the most soughtafter for Christmas this year. And, of allthe toys on offer, theres one characterthat every child wants to play with: BuzzLightyear!Buzz is one of the most popularcharacters of the Toy Story series, withthe famous catchphrase “to infinity andbeyond”! Buzz is a Space Ranger with amission to defeat the evil Zurg. This toyfeatures all the details you know from themovies, with his retractable helmet, laserbeam and wings.This would make the perfect standalonegift, or you could combine it with otherToy Story toys to give your child a whole set!What Can The Toy Story 3 Blast-Off Buzz Lightyear Do?Blast-Off Buzz comes equipped with his signature rocket pack, which features sound effectsand lights to enhance the experience. There are so many functions included with thisparticular Buzz toy, including: • The red oval button for Mission Mode, • Blue and green buttons to get Buzz to talk, • Blast-Off Buzz has over 30 phrases, • The rocket pack with sounds and lights, • A button on his arm to set off the laser and sound effects, • A button on his chest to extend his wings, • Retractable helmet.At 12 inches tall, this certainly isnt a small toy! In fact, its packed full of features and is oneof the most impressive toys of the whole Toy Story 3 range. 17
  18. 18. With a recommended retailed price of around $40, the Toy Story 3 Blast-Off Buzz Lightyearis a reasonably priced gift for your child this Christmas. Though do bear in mind that itsdesigned for kids from around the age of 4.If your child loved the Toy Story 3 movie, or already has some other Toy Story toys, then itslikely that theyre going to LOVE Blast-Off Buzz. The best thing about this toy is that itencourages kids to get creative. They will already know Buzzs story and history, and willstart to relive their favorite movie scenes.As an added bonus, the Toy Story 3 Blast-Off Buzz Lightyear is extremely detailed and canbe put in a number of poses – it looks great even when its exciting features arent beingused! Parents who already have the toy have commented on its durability and high quality –youll definitely be getting your moneys worth! Click Here For... 18
  19. 19. Lego Atlantis Exploration HQ A New And Exciting Lego SetLego always seems to be high on the wish lists of children at Christmas, and one of theaddition is the Lego Atlantis Exploration HQ. This Lego kit has been featured in a number ofretailers hot toy lists this year, so expect it to sell out fast!Whats So Great About The Atlantis Exploration HQ?This Lego HQ is designed to be the homebase for divers when theyre on a mission. Themost notable thing about this impressive Lego set is the fact that it can transform from thisbase into a mobile submarine to take on the Manta Warrior and to go out searching for thetreasure of Atlantis.This really does stand out among the line of Lego toys. The Atlantis HQ really is a uniquedesign and concept that increases its playability. This is important when you want to spendyour money on a toy that will last more than a day!What Comes With The Lego Atlantis Exploration HQ?The set features two divers, Dr. Jeff Fisher and Captain Ace Speedman, and a MantaWarrior. There are 473 Lego pieces in the box, separated into numbered bags ready to beput together following the instructions. These pieces make up the HQ – measuring 13 inches 19
  20. 20. wide by 6 inches tall – which can transform into a submarine and then back again.Some of the other features of the HQ include:* Flick-firing torpedoes on the submarine,* Collectable yellow Atlantis treasure key,* Map room, laboratory and repair bay in the HQ.If your boy or girl is between the ages of 7 and 9, and already loves Lego – especially theAtlantis line – then this is definitely the gift youll want to choose for this year. It comes in ataround $50, which is reasonably priced for the Lego range and for what it can do.Building Lego is always a great way to get kids focused on an activity that inspires theircreativity. They will learn new skills as they fit the different pieces together, follow theinstructions and ultimately see the fruits of their labor.One complaint that some parents had of this Lego Atlantis Exploration HQ kit was that theirchild completed it too quickly. The good news is that there is the possibility for long termimaginative play once the initial construction has been completed. Click Here For... 20
  21. 21. Perplexus By Plasmart The Popular and Addictive Game SetWhen it comes to the top Christmasgifts for children aged 6-8 this year,Perplexus by Playsmart is set to sell inhuge numbers! Perplexus is a mazegame – the aim is to move the marblearound the barriers within the sphere.And its more challenging than itsounds!How To Play PerplexusPerplexsus, from Plasmart, is madewithin a clear ball. There are 100obstacles within this ball that get harderand harder as you guide your marblefurther along the maze. By the time youreach the end you can find theobstacles quite tough, which helps tomake this game last for longer withoutbecoming impossible to complete.Sometimes youll come across anobstacle that youll really need to think carefully about before you can progress any further –thats the beauty of Perplexus: it will require your child to think carefully.In order to make the game a little more exciting, you can play against other players. Youeach have to go one at a time and measure how long it takes you to get through the maze.Or buy Perplexus in a two-pack and you can compete against each other in real time.The kind of skills that Perplexus helps to develop are logic, creativity, critical thinking anddexterity. And it isnt just the kids who will learn – it proves a challenge for the adults too!This is a great choice if you want an affordable game (it sells for around $20) thats fun atthe same time as being educational. Its great for helping to develop motor skills in childrenas young as three and up to around 7 or 8 years old. Your child will need to flip the sphere,twist it and move it around to move the marble successfully. If youre giving it to youngerchildren you may need to help them a little, but the good news is that the design is veryrobust in case they get a little rough.Some of the other benefits include the fact that this toy doesnt require any batteries. Theres 21
  22. 22. also no mess – its a simple game but its extremely fun for a wide age group of kids.Although it might seem like simple gift, it has been listed on the top toys lists by a number ofretailers for this year. If youve ever had a chance to play it in store then youll see why – itsaddictive and a lot of fun! Click Here For... 22
  23. 23. Spy Net Secret Mission Video Watch Transform Your Child Into A Secret AgentThe Spy Net Secret Mission Video Watchby Jakks Pacific has recently made it ontothe top toys list for Christmas this year,and it isnt hard to see why! This is theultimate tool for wannabe spieseverywhere, with a huge number of hightech features!What Can The Spy Net Video WatchDo?The question is, what cant this watchdo?! It comes with a working videocamera and microphone that can recordup to 20 minutes of video, 4 hours ofaudio, or take 2,000 photographs.Once your child has had fun recording,they can view what theyve done on thecolor screen of the watch. The onboardmemory can store all the evidence thatyour child collects during their spy work, which they can then transfer onto the computer viaUSB.For even more fun, your child can also visit the Spy Net website to download secret videomissions!What Makes The Spy Net Secret Mission Video Watch So Fun?The truth is that the Spy Net watch does everything that a digital camera could do, but all inthe setting of a small watch. So why buy this instead of a cheap digital camera?The truth is that kids absolutely love to play games, pretending to be spies on secretmissions – the Spy Net Secret Mission Video Watch creates the perfect setting for your childto get creative.Your childs imagination will run wild as they create their own missions, or get them from the 23
  24. 24. Spy Net website. Once they know what their mission is, they will start collecting all kinds ofevidence to reach the conclusions they need. Theyll notice all sorts of details around themwhich theyll begin to record. They can use it in their games and show the evidence to otherbudding spy friends.This gift has been recommended for children aged between 8 and 10 years old, so bear thatin mind before you buy. It also has a price tag of around $50, so its not the cheapest of gifts,but nor is it the most expensive.This is a perfect gift for boys and many girls who love to get active and play the secret agentrole. Its also the perfect choice for kids who love technology and whove always wanted theability to take photos and videos on their own.If you do decide to buy this gift for your child, just make sure you keep an eye on them sothey dont invade anyones privacy too much!The best thing about the Spy Net Secret Mission Video Watch is the fact that its so portable,worn around the wrist. Your child will feel as though theyre a spy from a movie with this kindof gadget! Click Here For... 24
  25. 25. Air Hogs R/C Hawk Eye Video Camera Helicopter A Clever Way For Kids To Take Candid ShotsIf you want a hot toy to buyolder children this year then theAir Hogs R/C Hawk Eye VideoCamera Helicopter is one thatsbeen making all the hot listsfrom toy retailers. This remotecontrol toy is perfect for boysaged 12 years or older.What Can The Air Hogs R/CHawk Eye Video CameraHelicopter Do?The most notable feature of thishelicopter is the fact that it cantake videos from the air! Itsdesigned to record up to 5minutes of video, or to takehundreds of photographs, whichmeans that your child cancapture memorable moments ina completely unique way.This functionality means that thehelicopter is perfect for candid shots of family and friends, with the help of the movementcontrols. Shots can be uploaded to your computer or online space via USB when your childhas finished playing. Connecting via USB also starts the recharging process automatically.The Air Hogs website comes with a number of extra features to add to the experience, suchas the ability to mash pictures and video together, add sounds to videos, insert images andedit the length of the recordings.On top of this, you also get all the fun of a remote control helicopter. R/C devices havealways been entertaining for kids – especially boys – as they watch them move or fly, andhave complete control over where theyre going.What Do You Get With This R/C Helicopter? 25
  26. 26. When you buy the Air Hogs helicopter youll get: • Your helicopter model, • One controller which also works as a charger, • A USB cord, • Instruction booklet.The photo and video buttons are easy to use on the controller, and photographs can betaken at 640x480 resolution, with videos at 320 x 240 resolution.The 2-channel helicopter can be moved around using the included controller, which will takea little getting used to. And, once your child has mastered the controls, this creates theperfect way to take shots away from where youre directly positioned! It all adds to the funfactor!Like most remote control devices, this helicopter comes at a higher price tag than some ofthe other top toys: you can pick it up for around $65. However, its important to note that thesize of this helicopter is quite small. This is what makes it easier to fly and recharge withoutthe need for extra power sources.The Air Hogs R/C Hawk Eye Video Camera Helicopter is recommended for ages 12 and up,though itll be fun for all ages. It can also be used by younger children if theres an adult onhand to help. Click Here For... 26
  27. 27. Glee CD Board Game The Toy Game For Glee LoversIf youve got a teen or tweenaround the house then youveprobably heard of Glee – a showthats popular with both theyoungsters and the adults. Fans ofthe show have lovingly come to beknown as “Gleeks”, and they aregoing to love this Glee CD BoardGame for Christmas.Glee is a musical comedytelevision series that focuses onthe lives of members of the highschool choir (known as the GleeClub). The series is filled withgleeful renditions of popular songs,and this game hopes to capturethe creativity of the music byrequiring you to sing and dance foryour rivals!How Does The Glee Board Game Work?This is a simple game to follow, designed to let Glee fans show off their love and knowledgeof the show.What makes this game so fun is the fact that other players will have to guess the characteryoure acting out by singing or dancing. It gets everyone active and laughing, which isalways important at Christmas!While the other team is acting out your character, you can ask questions to try and guesswho it is. At the same time, youll be holding the card above your head – the card that holdsthe right answer!To win the game, you have to be the first team to reach the finish space (The “Sectionals”)by guessing the characters or by singing and dancing.What Do You Get With The Glee CD Board Game?* The game board, 27
  28. 28. * 150 character cards,* Holder for the cards,* The game CD,* 2 pawns.Should You Buy The Glee CD Board Game For Your Child?Board games are always a good choice for Christmas gifts as they help to encouragepeople to spend more time together having fun. Christmas time is when the family all havetime to spend with each other, and games are the perfect way to enjoy that time.One possible drawback to the Glee CD Board Game is that it needs to be played by peoplewho have an interest in the show. If theres nobody else in the household who knows muchabout it, then it might not be so fun for the Gleek you give this gift to!But, as long as theres more than one Gleek in the house, or they have friends to play it with,this is definitely the perfect way to surprise your child this Christmas. Theyll absolutely loveshowing off their knowledge of the show, at the same time as listening to music and relivingtheir favorite moments! Whats more, this gift is very affordable! Click Here For... 28
  29. 29. Wow Wee Paper Jamz The Bestselling Music Instrument ToyWhen it comes to music-related toys,Paper Jamz are going to be hot thisChristmas! Theyve been featuredeverywhere, and more and moreinstruments are now being added to therange. If you want a fun and easy way toget your child interested in music thenPaper Jamz is the way to go about it.What Is Paper Jamz?The most famous of the Paper Jamzinstruments is the guitar. But this is a guitarwith a difference – it has no strings!Despite this confusing design, it actuallysounds just like a real guitar, and isdesigned for children to perform on.The guitars are made of cardboard andpaper, and dont include any strings. They work with touch sensitive inputs to create thesound. There are six styles available within this line of guitar – each one has their ownunique songs and combines with other instruments in the range, such as the drums.This is what makes Paper Jamz so popular: if your child has guitar style 3, and their friendhas drum style 3, then they can play together! Once your child gets bored of that style, youcan pick up a new style – or even a new instrument – at a very low cost.Features Of The Wow Wee Paper Jamz GuitarThe Paper Jamz guitar comes with so many interesting features, including:* No strings to buy,* Line out for earphones,* Built in speaker so you wont need an amplifier,* Built in music for kids to strum along to,* Four play modes – rhythm, freestyle, perfect play and karaoke,* The freestyle mode will teach your child how to play real chords,* Very lightweight and portable design made out of cardboard and paper!There are so many benefits to Paper Jamz products that its hard to know where to start! Tobegin with, they arent “real” instruments, but they still come with a great sound at a fraction 29
  30. 30. of the cost!If your child loves music then this could be a great way to get them interested more. Itllreally develop their sense of rhythm and technique, and could eventually lead to thempicking up the real thing.The benefit of using Paper Jamz to start with is that it wont cost much at all (many of theinstruments are just $25), there are a huge number of instruments to choose from, and yourchild will probably be more inspired than if you sent them straight to a music instructor!Other items in the range, if you want some more gift ideas, include the drums, differentstyles for new songs, a paper guitar strap and the Paper Jamz amplifier. Click Here For... 30
  31. 31. Tonka Ricochet R/C Vehicle The Fast, Cool And Robust TruckFor boys who love their powerful toys, theTonka Ricochet R/C Vehicle is the perfectgift choice for this Christmas – featured ona number of the top Christmas toys lists.This cool 4x4 vehicle will really let yourchild show off their driving skills for hoursof fun!What Can The Tonka Ricochet Do?The green radio control vehicle can racearound the floor and has the ability to flipfrom one side to the other to createimpressive stunts. It doesnt even need toslow down when it flips over!For those who want to drive it high in the air, it features a Monster Lift Suspension to raise itup, or it can be driven low to the ground. This means that it can be used over all kinds ofterrain, including grass, rocks, curbs and any other obstacles in its path!To power the R/C vehicle, simply place it back into the charger at the end of playing – thecharge lasts for around 15 minutes each time. The controller itself is designed to be longrange, making it easier to operate further away without losing any contact – and itsdesigned with a flexible antenna to ensure durability.What Do You Get With The Tonka Ricochet R/C Vehicle? • 2-sided stunt vehicle including Monster Lift Suspension • Controller • Batteries • ChargerTonka trucks have been around for a long time now, and have always been a firm favoritefor older children. This model is fast-moving and perfect for impressive stunts – acombination that most boys will love!One thing to note about the Tonka Ricochet R/C Vehicle is that it doesnt come cheap ataround $80, though everything is included in that price – including the battery. Its also notrecommended for children under the age of eight. Its generally easy to control which means 31
  32. 32. kids will pick it up quickly.The main drawback is the fact that it takes a few hours to charge but only lasts around 15minutes once it has. This does make sense given the fact that this truck is so fast anddesigned for stunts.The Tonka Ricochet R/C Vehicle really is tough, fast and looks great! Its so much fun to playwith, that you can bet the adults will be waiting for their turn once the kids are done with it!But make sure you buy it early, as stocks are sure to get low by Christmas. Click Here For... 32