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Featured Top Ten Christmas and Toy Ideas 2011
These were in everyone’s Christmas lists for Christmas 2011. Many of them will be at the top of the Christmas lists for 2012.
Top Featured Gift – IPad 2
I think that the IPad 2 is going to be on a great many of this year’s Christmas lists. The initial IPad flew off the shelves and was an instant hit. With the improvements to IPad 2 even many of the initial buyers will want a new one. Yes it is rather expensive but the versatile applications make it a gift for all members of the family.
Top Featured Gift – Xbox Kinect
People are loving the Xbox Kinect no controller interactive games and entertainment webcam type device. Launched less than a year ago it has set new records in sales and shows no sign of slowing down. It is predicted to be one of this year’s hot selling electronic devices. The Xbox Kinect is a great family Christmas gift as there is something for every age and everyone’s activity level. Don’t delay on this one!
Top Featured Gift – Lego Hogwarts Board Game
Lego has combined with the popularity of Harry Potter to produce this fun board game. Touted to be on many Lego fans most wanted Christmas list 2011 the Lego Hogwarts Board Game is suitable for a wide age range. This 332 piece set with the delightful 9 micro Harry Potter figures can be assembled in about 1/2 hour and is fully customizable. Once assembled the game can be played by preschoolers and adults alike. The set up and degree of difficulty of the game can be altered to suit the ages playing. As the Lego Hogwarts Board Game is cropping up on the best selling lists all over the world it is wise to order early so you don’t disappoint your Lego/Harry Potter fan.
Top Featured Gift – Lego Technic Snow Groomer
For all the winter sports fans who love snow the Lego Technic Snow Groomer is a cool realistic model. It is a great Christmas gift for an older child as it is not for beginners. It is a challenge to build and needs time but once complete it is an elegant, realistic, cool vehicle! The 590 pieces will construct an unique, large snow groomer that has many moving parts or start again and make it into an Arctic Tracker.
The pieces can be used to build other models or other pieces of Lego can be added to the Lego Technic Snow Groomer to give it a customized look. Because it is rare to find toys that relate to snow this Lego set is much in demand.
Don’t delay as this is on many Lego fan’s (young and old) Christmas 2011 list!
Top Featured Gift – Nintendo DSi XL
Nintendo has created the most popular handheld gaming console ever produced and the Nintendo DSi XL is the new generation. A fabulous Christmas gift for any member of your family the Nintendo DSi XL Red Bundle is perfect. This DSi XL is 93% larger than both the DS Lite and the DSi. The increased size allows for a stunningly clear crisp screen. Gaming is easier and more interactive. Added digital cameras and PictoChat software allow players to easily share pictures and text. For old and young gamers this is a great Christmas gift. Don’t be disappoint oder today!
Top Featured Gift – Kindle Fire
Everyone is looking for tablets as gifts for Christmas 2011 and the Kindle Fire is at the top of one of the most desired gifts. It is hitting the shelves just in time for holiday giving. The Kindle Fire is very desirable because of its competitive pricing. AS more and more people are using eReaders to store and read books the demand for these tablets is increasing everyday. The touch screen with all its vibrant colors makes this eReader a joy to own. Releasing on November 15,2011 you can preorder the Kindle Fire here.
Top Featured Gift – MGA Entertainment Lalaloopsy Doll Crumb Sugar Cookie Doll
Christmas 2011 is almost upon us and as we search for that perfect gift for little girls age 6-12 the MGA Entertainment Lalaloopsy Doll Crumb Sugar Cookie Doll comes to mind. Girls of this age are collecting these adorable dolls and the MGA Entertainment Lalaloopsy Doll Crumb Sugar Cookie Doll on Amazon is touted to be in great demand for Christmas 2011.
Top Featured Gift – Angry Birds: Knock on Wood Game
Angry Birds has become a worldwide phenomenon! Young and old people are playing this game on their computers, their iPads, and their iPhones. The Angry Birds: Knock on Wood Game is an offline version of the Angry Birds games. It allows the players of all ages to build their own structures and plot how to get the eggs back from the mean pigs. It still works on the launch angles and teaches kids how to catapult the birds to knock down the structures. It allows several players to participate and keeps children off the screen which is a good thing. With all the hype around Angry Birds there is already becoming shortages for the Angry Birds: Knock on Wood Game. This is a great Christmas 2011 game for the family.
Top Featured Gift – Leapfrog’s LeapPad Explorer
The world has gone crazy for the popular iPad and other forms of tablets! To meet that demand Leapfrog has developed one that is geared for and built for children 4-9 years old – the Leapfrog’s LeapPad Explorer. Imagine your child having their own type of an iPad and not begging to use yours all the time. This slim, sturdy tablet is on all the lists for the Hottest Christmas gifts 2011. It has more than 100 educational books, games, videos, and apps. Subjects like mathematics, reading, and science are covered in a fun and interactive way. To add to the fun the easy to use camera and video feature allows children to be director, photographer, and editor with a few small clicks. The Leapfrog’s LeapPad Explorer is selling fast for Christmas 2011. Don’t Wait Order Today!
Top Featured Gift – FIJIT Sage AND FIJIT Seraphina Friends
These fun interactive toys by Mattel are flying off the shelves and are in short supply in many, many stores and online shopping areas. Designed for girls ages 6 to 12 they are the latest rage! FIJIT Sage and FIJIT Seraphina plus their other friends provide hours of fun with their dancing, singing, and conversation. Both Fijit (Sage). and Fijit Friends Seraphina. have over 150 built in responses. Their soft supple bodies are fun to touch and poke with unexpected results. They respond to voice recognition and dance beats. This is a fun interactive doll that is the Christmas 2011 hit! Shop early! Don’t be disappointed!
Top Featured Gift -Stinky the Garbage Truck
What little boy doesn’t love trucks and especially big noisy ones like the garbage trucks. The Stinky the Garbage Truck was produced with this in mind. It is a perfect Christmas gift for boys aged 3 and up. It is a real working garbage truck with the added features that it talks, tells jokes, eats, exercises, and sings! Stinky the Garbage Truck has articulated moving parts that allow him to move his head and upper half of his body, allowing him to dance and exercise. Little boys delight to the jokes that Stinky the Garbage Truck tells. This is a perfect gift for the young boys on your list.
Top Featured Gift -Beyblade Metal Fusion Battle Set
This is a revival of the old game of spinning tops. The Beyblade Metal Fusion Battle Set is a fun game for children especially boys age 4 and up. The manufacturers recommend it for ages 8 and up but this fall I watched a 4 year old in action with it and he was completely immersed in this game. The Beyblade Metal Fusion Battle Set Forces children to think and to plan their attacks. It captures the imagination of boys while holding their attention. There is no doubt that the Dads will get right into playing it too.
Top Featured Gift -Hasbro’s Nerf Vortex Nitron
Boys young and old love guns. It seems even in families where guns are frowned upon that boys find a way to fashion a gun from a stick. Hasbro has taken this love and developed a whole line of Nerf products. The Hasbro’s Nerf Vortex Nitron is the latest in the line. This Hasbro’s Nerf Vortex Nitron has state of the art technology that allows the discs to fly straighter and faster. The electronic scope has pulsing lights to seek out the target plus an acceleration trigger on the blaster to let you achieve amazing distance. This is a great gift for the young and the not so young boys on your Christmas list.
Top Featured Gift -Barbie
Every Christmas young girls have a new Barbie on their Christmas wish list. For Christmas 2011 we have featured 3 different Barbies:
- Barbie Princess Charm Princess Blair Transforming Doll – this is a great Barbie for the very young little girl who is just receiving her first Barbie. A complete review of Barbie Princess Charm Princess Blair Transforming Doll can be found here but don’t delay as this popular Barbie Princess Charm Princess Blair Transforming Doll. is already sold out in many places.
- Video Girl Barbie – The Video Girl Barbie is for an older girl who is interested in shooting her own videos. It is a rather ingenious combination of a Barbie doll and a video camera. Your budding photographer can make amazingly great videos of about 25 minutes in length. There is software included that allow the producer to load the videos to the computer, edit them, and share them with their friends. By adding Video Girl Barbie to your girl’s Barbie collection she can use the other Barbies and their accessories to set the stage for her productions.
- Barbie Champion Tawny Trotting Horse and Barbie Doll Set – For all the horse loving little girls the Barbie Champion Tawny Trotting Horse and Barbie Doll Set is perfect.
It is suitable for young and older girls as it appears to be very well made. The horse can trot, rear up, and whine. With a little help the Barbie Champion Tawny Trotting Horse can be made to jump. The Barbie doll in the set is all equipped with suitable riding gear.