Tipster, My First Robot is for ages 4 and up. This playful robot friend loves to play with you, be silly, move around, spin, and most of all… tip! The toy enables kids to experiment with weights and balances, although the curriculum is not overt. With 5 different play modes and an easy to use remote, Tipster combines a fun personality along with interactive activities, like balancing, stacking, counting and more!
Available at WowWee.com or Amazon. Retail Price $50
Prima Princessa Presents the Nutcracker is a 60 minute Christmas Special for children 3-6, where little ones are encouraged to put on their tutus and get up and dance along as the cartoon fairy Prima Princessa takes you on a magical adventure to see a live performance of the Nutcracker, featuring England’s Birmingham Royal Ballet. Prima Princessa narrates the story so kids can understand the plot, and between acts, they come back home and have mini-ballet lessons from students at the School of American Ballet, the official academy of the New York City Ballet.
For More Information Visit Primaprincessa.com. Available on Amazon.com. Retail Value $10
The Step Up high chair is a “Modular Seating Adventure” that promotes a child’s natural development. Basic gross motor skills are used while climbing up and down the steps which also promotes balance, coordination and healthy exercise. This sturdy, ergonomic chair cleans up easy, has a convenient storage drawer at the back and grows with children from six months to six years old. Playful toddlers will also like the slide attachment. Available in seven custom colors!
Available at UpWeeGo.com. Retail Value $179 KickerStarter Price if you PreOrder Now, Production is planned to start spring 2015.
Nerd Block and Nerd Block Jr. is a monthly subscription service that sends a box of nerdy goodies to your door every month. In each box you will find toys, games, collectables, and a t-shirt from all kinds of companies like Marvel, Nintendo, Star Wars, DC Comics, and Wizkids.
Read all my reviews here. Available at NerdBlock.com. Retail Value $20 for the Classic Nerd Block and $14 for Nerd Block Jr.
Hover Ball is the soccer ball that floats like magic and won't bump, scratch, or bang. Kick it and watch it glide across the room thanks to super slider technology! Safe to play indoors and works on carpet, tile, and wood.
Available at HoverBall.com or Amazon. Retail Price $10
Frozen DVD: Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Download Frozen Printable Activity Pages.
Available at Amazon.com. Retail Value $20
Budsies - At Budsies you can create custom plush toys based on your child's drawings. My son drew an Army Chopper and he was so excited to see it "come to life"!
Read my full review here. Available at Budsies.com
Disney Frozen Elsa "Love" Tutu Dress by Jumping Beans - She'll love the rhinestones and glitter details on this girls' blue dress! Features a crewneck, long sleeves. fully lined tulle skirt and Elsa & "Love" graphics.
Available at Kohls.com. Retail Value $38
The Room Defender is a programmable room security system stops intruders in their tracks! Kids learn basic computer programming skills as they record messages, create unlimited programs, and warn trespassers (like their little brother or sister!) to KEEP OUT! Programmers grant access to their room by giving their friends and family secret codes and key cards. Room Defender will even tell them if an unauthorized visitor entered their room while they were away. Sirens, lights, and sound effects add to the fun! The universal mount attaches to any bedroom door.
Available at SmartLabToys.com or Amazon. Retail Value $40
Silly Brick Pics specializes in the creation of original Lego and Lego Star Wars inspired photography that is made available through a variety of products, such as phone cases, giant sized posters, photographic prints and monthly wall calendars.
Available at SillyBrickPics.com. Prices Vary
Bake up "sew" much fun with the real working Lalaloopsy Baking Oven. Bake sew many sweets in minutes; including cookie, mini-cakes and more! The Lalaloopsy Baking Oven includes Lalaloopsy-themed baking pans, baking mixes, sprinkles, pan pusher, and recipe booklet. It also comes with 1 cake and 1 cookie mix! Review Coming Soon
For More Information Visit Lalaloopsy.com. Available on Amazon. Retail Value $60
Designing a personalized studio is simple with the Roominate Studio! Roominate empowers girls through hands-on, open-ended play. Connect wall and floor panels to build your structure. Use the modular building pieces to create bunk beds, tables, laptop desks, cupcake stands, slides, and more! Then make your creation come to life, wire up the motor circuit to make spinning windmills, carousels, and elevators!
Available at PlayMonster.com/Roominate. Available on Amazon. Retail Value $30
Moxie Girlz Hair Salon Avery - There are endless styles to create with the included 25+ Pieces of hair clips, barrettes, accessories, and brush. Features colorful snaps to create fun and fashionable barrettes for the doll and for you!
For More Information Visit MoxieGirlz.com. Available on Amazon. Retail Value $15
The new winter princess doll makes a great companion for your little one with her cute tartan skirt and soft cuddly design.
Available at MamasAndPapas.com. Retail Value $15
The Phantom Saucer is a flying spacecraft that appears to defy gravity by magically hovering between your hands. Make it go up down and all around, Phantom Saucer tricks the senses and fools the eyes to impress any audience!
Available on Amazon. Retail Value $10
The Art of LEGO Design: Creative Ways to Build Amazing Models Paperback author Jordan Schwartz explores LEGO as an artistic medium. This wide-ranging collection of creative techniques will help you craft your own amazing models as you learn to see the world through the eyes of some of the greatest LEGO builders. Each concept is presented with a collection of impressive models to spark your imagination, like fantastic dragons, futuristic spaceships, expressive characters, and elaborate dioramas.
Available on Amazon. Retail Value $25 Paperback $20 Digital
C. Montgomery Burns' Handbook of World Domination (The Vault of Simpsonology) by Matt Groening. Have you ever wondered if there was a simple step-by-step guide for following your impulses and instincts toward world domination? You've come to the right place. Here is the opportunity of a lifetime-the chance to turn your sociopathic needs into bloodthirsty greed! Now you can learn at the feet of the Master of Megalomania . . . Charles Montgomery Burns!
Disney Frozen Build-A-Bear Friends. The 'Ice Queen' Frozen Elsa Bear comes with an Elsa Costume with shimmering sequins and snowflakes, Silver Bow Flats and an Elsa Wig. The 'Princess of Arendelle' Anna Plush comes complete with an Anna Costume with cape, Black Patent Bow Heels and an Anna Wig.
Available at BuildABear.com. Retail Value $58 Each
How to Zap Zombies by Catherine Leblanc will help kids banish their fears of the undead-and have fun doing it! With a frightening appearance and an insatiable craving for braaaains, zombies are truly terrifying creatures. Armies of these eerie undead monsters roam with their arms in the air, inspiring fear in the bravest of people. Fortunately, even the toughest of the walking dead can be defeated, and this book is filled with all the tips and tricks you need to face them down!
Available at InsightEditions.com or Amazon. Retail Value $15
Packed with 16 hilarious episodes from fan-favorite seasons, Adventure Time: Finn the Human is a must-have gift for any Adventure Time lover. Fans will be able to get their hands on nearly three hours of content and a sweet exclusive backpack (which is valued at around 20 bucks on its own, packaged with the DVD), perfect for any adventure this holiday season.
Available at Amazon. Retail Value $24.98
Build, explore, and create in Disney Infinity 2.0 featuring all your favorite Marvel Super Heroes. In Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes, players will use real-world interactive Marvel figures to activate original storylines (Play Sets) in the virtual game worlds of some of Marvel's most popular franchises, including The Avengers. In the Play Sets players will be able to take on the role of more than 20 Marvel characters to battle enemies, complete challenging missions, solve puzzles and ultimately save the world from destruction. Read my full review here.
Available on Amazon. Retail Value $75
Streak through the neighborhood like a bolt of blue lightning on the all-new Razor E100 Glow. With speeds up to ten miles-per-hour and blue LEDs that light up each time you twist the throttle, the Glow transforms our best selling E100 electric scooter into an out-of-this-world ride for kids eight and up.
For More Information Visit Razor.com. Purchase on Amazon. Retail Value $170
The Snobuster2 Insulated Boot from Kamik Footwear is a lightweight and waterproof synthetic rubber boot that has an adjustable snow collar with Kamik's Easy Grab Lace Lock. The 6mm moisture wicking thermal guard liner is removable.
For More Information Visit Kamik.com. To Purchase Visit Amazon. prices Vary Depending on Size, Ave Price $42
The Boys Cozy Cub Thinsulate Jacket is made with premium materials, including a rugged, waterproof nylon shell, high-tech Thinsulate core for non-bulky warmth, and YKK zipper. The coat's Grow-with-Me cuff allows longer wear (add a 1 1/2" of sleeve length by releasing a single stitch!). Details include cozy, fleece-lined pockets to warm little hands and adjustable, face-framing hood, along with mitten clips, photo ID pocket, and tissue pocket.
Available at OneStepAhead.com. Retail Value $80
NOOMIE is the ultra-interactive, happily addictive new best friend! Just pop in one of NOOMIE'S 6 "Active" themed accessories and watch her come to life as she assumes fun and exciting personalities complete with traits all with motion and sound Whether she's a rootin-tootin cowgirl, a sweet, kissy-face creature or just being herself, NOOMIE is always on the go and having fun with everyone! NOOMIE comes with a fun key-fob remote which makes her go forwards, backwards, turn, spin, tickle and shake!
Available at WowWee.com or Amazon. Retail Price $50
Peppa Pig Singing Ballerina Peppa looks tutu cute dressed as a prima ballerina complete with tutu and tiara! Give this soft friend a squeeze and she’ll talk and sing a sweet ballerina song! Requires 2 “AA” batteries.
Empire State Building at Night 3D Puzzle - Construct a famous landmark with this new Easy Click Technology in interlocking puzzle pieces. With uniquely curved, hinged and flat pieces, you can create stunning 3D replicas of well-known structures around the world. It's different to any other 3D puzzling experience. Sturdy when completed, easy-clean surface, no delaminating, no peeling and best of all - no glue required.
Forks High School Twilight Parody Tee - For that Twilight fan on your list. These shirts run small, 100% Cotton
Available at SunFrogShirts.com. Retail Value $17
LEGO Ninja Turtles Turtle Sub Undersea Chase Building Set: Rev up the engine of the awesome Turtle Sub and power away in hot pursuit with Donatello, Leonardo and Leatherhead. Includes 4 minifigures with weapons and accessories: Donatello Leonardo, 2 Kraang, plus a Leatherhead figure.
LEGO Ninja Turtles Mutation Chamber Unleashed Building Set: Climb the ladder with Victor, spin the electrodes and knock him into the mutation tank. Turn the knob to activate the mutation. When the transformation is complete, open the doors and unleash the fearsome Spider Bytez. Help Raphael to outwit the giant creature and escape before it grabs him with the huge claws on its head. Includes 2 minifigures with weapons and accessories: Victor and Raphael and a Spider Bytez figure.
Available on Amazon. Prices Vary
Jazwares' TMNT Papercraft Playset is a series of papercraft activity set that encourages kids to not just play but also get their hands on a creative project. Each activity set includes multiple pieces of paper crafts that feature elements from the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon on Nickelodeon. This paper craft activity set contains over 30 pieces including: 5 Characters standing 4.5" tall (Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Foot Soldier) featuring swinging arms and rotating heads, 4 Turtle Shells, 8 Weapons that fit into the Turtle's hands, 2 Trash Cans with opening and closing lids, 6 Crates, a Dumpster with opening and closing lid feature, and a Sticker Sheet.
Available on Amazon. Retail Price $31.99
Uncle Milton Wild Walls Puppy Stars: Create an awesome light and sound experience on your wall! Use the peel ‘n stick decals to design the Hollywoof scene! "Paw"parazzi camera and spotlight effects gently fade in and out, illuminating your wall, just like being on the red carpet. With real puppy and red carpet sound effects, the synchronized light and sounds bring the scene to life!
Available at UncleMilton.com or Amazon. Retail Price $29.99
With the Dino Hunter UV Night Vision Goggles you can create your own night-time adventure with these authentic looking, dual vision explorer goggles. Search and explore with Night Vision mode. Then, use amazing UV vision to reveal hidden dinosaur tracks!
Iron Man Mask: The 3D Deco Lights are comforting, cordless, and make for a decorative night light. These lights make it look like the objects are bursting through the wall. These cordless battery operated lights never get hot to the touch, or need a bulb replacement. Includes a "crack" sticker for behind the light.
For More Information Visit 3DLightFX.com. Available For Purchase on Amazon or Target. Retail Price $29.99
The fun, modern and colorful collection of endless charms has something for everyone. Is she a foodie, techie, animal lover? Does she love sports, art, fashion or all of the above? CHARM IT! has it covered with an infinite selection. With attention to detail, innovation, and little surprises, each charm is a mini-masterpiece for girls to tell the story of who they are and what they love.
This set only available in store at GapKids. For more information visit ShopCharm-it.com or Purchase other charms on Amazon. Retail Value: charms start at $5 each and bracelets and necklaces from $5 to $16
Mr. Peabody & Sherman about Mr. Peabody (Ty Burrell) who is an inventor, scientist and genius who just happens to be a dog. With his son Sherman, he will embark on the most extraordinary adventure imaginable as they race against time to repair history and save the future.
Read my full review here. Available on Amazon
K'NEX Mini Golf Building Set - This building set comes with over 3,100 K'NEX rods, connectors and pieces. Build all 9 holes at the same time. After you have completely built the Mini Golf Building Set, use the included four balls and two putters to challenge your family and friends at a fun and exciting game of Mini Golf. Different obstacles and challenges await you on the Mini Golf course.
Available at Knex.com. Retail Price $200
Lalaloopsy Babies Newborn Dolls are adorable dolls that fit in the palm of your hand and come with an adoption certificate and bottle. Each come with a bottle that matches their personality. Three dolls available: Cupcake, Kitty and Cherry Pie.
Available at Amazon. Retail Price $8
Dance Like an Elf - Crank the tunes and get the whole family dancing with this elf dance machine. Turn on to follow the elf caller’s directions. You'll love busting a move in Northpole traditional elf styles, like "Stir the Hot Chocolate," "Build a Snowman" and "Ski Down the Mountain." Each time you press the button, dance for 90 seconds with 12 music loops and over 30 dance moves mean that every dance is different.
Available on Amazon. Retail Price $20
LEGO Minecraft Micro World - Configure your four micro-scale LEGO Minecraft modules any way you like. Build your own mines and hills, and expand your world with multiple sets. Includes four LEGO Minecraft modules, hidden resources, extra pieces for wood, dirt, and stone, and two "Micro Mobs": Steve and a creeper.
Available at Jinx.com or Amazon. Retail Price $35
Flipeez Peek-a-Boo Monster Action Hat - Just squeeze the puff ball in the tassel to make it move. Each animal has a different fun action. Other characters include puppy, monkey and kittty.
Available at IdeaVillage.com or Amazon. Retail Price $15