The “Top 10 Toys for Christmas” lists are a highly anticipated annual event. For toy makers, it means more sales for their new offerings, for toy sellers, it helps them decide which toys to spend their inventory money on, and for consumers, the people who buy these top-notch toys, they gives an idea of which are the children. your Christmas list may want more for Christmas.
But there never seems to be only one list. Toys r’Us puts out one, as do Walmart and Macy’s. So, comparing these lists, here are the top 10 toys common to all of the lists.
* Listed toys are selected by category, ie. Boys, girls, toddlers, older children, etc., one of each. And they are listed in alphabetical order, not by position in the list.
What started out as a smartphone gaming app quickly morphed into a hot trend that quickly made its way to the PC screen in Google’s Chrome browser, even spawning popular box, board, and card games. If you have a young adult with a smartphone on your Christmas list, this is a gift to consider.
Barbie Video Girl Doll
Barbie went digital with the introduction of the Barbie Video Girl doll. She has a video camera lens on her collar and a viewing screen on her back. Little girls and Barbie fans will love taking short videos, (up to 25 minutes), from the doll’s perspective, and then watching them directly on her back or transferring them to a PC.
Disney Cars 2 movie toys
Ol ‘Mater and Lightning McQueen lead the load of hot new toys from this Disney offering. Lights & Sounds vehicles are the best choice for younger children, while their collectibles and diecast track sets are popular choices for older children and collectors.
Fisher-Price iXL 6-in-1 Learning System
The iXL uses touch technology to offer 6 ways to play: digital reader, game player, notepad, art studio, MP3 player, and photo viewer, all in one durable, kid-safe package.
Magic Gravity Ball Fushigi
Fushigi’s gravity ball appears to defy gravity by seeming to float in midair. No tricks or ropes, just combine hand manipulation with its reflective spherical design and wow your friends. You may feel like you are defying the laws of gravity with your bare hands.
LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Board Game
LEGO has combined its traditional building block sets with a movie-themed set, (Harry Potter, of course), to come up with a first-choice Christmas present that kids build first and then play with. This top toy appeals to both LEGO and Harry Potter fans.
Nerf Guns – The New Vortex Series
Nerf has changed the game by changing his ammo. The new Vortex Nerf guns fire round foam and rubber discs instead of traditional foam darts. In addition to that big change, Nerf also incorporated a new design that gives these Vortex Blasters a longer range than any other Nerf blaster before.
ReCon 6.0 Programmable Robot Rover
The ReCon 6.0 Programmable Rover is a robot, a toy, and most importantly, a learning tool. Children can program the Rover to navigate specific routes; surprise a family member with a personalized message, bring a soft drink or give a gift to a pet. A surefire hit for the techno and robotics guys on your list.
Singamajigs singing dolls
These crazy dolls, the Sing-a-ma-jigs, stormed to the top of the must-have toys for kids in 2010, and with all the new additions introduced for 2011, including the new 2-doll duos, it looks like they’re going to top the list. list. Also “Top Toys For Girls” lists for Christmas 2011.
Tonka Ricochet 4 X 4 RC Vehicle
Radio controlled toys are always a hit, and this new Ricochet 4 X 4 is the latest and greatest on the RC market. They zoom, wobble, and roll back to follow your orders. Backed by Tonka’s reputation for quality construction, this is an RC toy that will last longer than Christmas Day.
These are just a few of the “Best Toys for Christmas 2011” options, there are many more options available for different age groups and interests. To see more, make your gift selection easier, and save money too, check out these top-rated must-have new toys, complete with pictures, details, customer reviews, and direct links to some of the lowest prices available online at: The best toys for Christmas 2011