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Ugglys Electronic Pets

Ugglys Electronic Pets Review

Ugglys Electronic PetsThis Christmas 2013 season, gifts are going to get a bit ugly. Everyone loves a cute gift and everyone loves dogs. Why not combine the two and get the ugliest dogs around, The Ugglys Electronic Pets. These interactive, electronic hand puppets are the perfect way to get the kids laughing and loving their new toys. The crazy canines will bark their way straight into your heart and will have everyone in the family falling in love with these ugly mutts.

These toys burp, growl, bark and even fart, making these electronic and interactive pets a load of trouble for children of all ages. They have an attitude that will delight all kids, and even adults, not to mention their 30 rude and hilarious noises that will have everyone laughing in the room.

Kid Friendly Ugglys Electronic Pets

Ugglys Electronic PetsWith The Ugglys Electronic Pets, children can press one button and make their Uggly friend emit a disgusting noise that will delight their friends and family. The button will warp any sound, making it for hilarious scenarios with these disgusting but lovable pets.

One of the greatest things about The Ugglys is that they interactive completely with the world around them. Even when left alone, they will eventually fall asleep and begin to snore until they are woken up for playtime.

The Ugglys will help to ignite the imaginations of the children nationwide.

Parent Friendly Ugglys Electronic Pets

Ugglys Electronic PetsThere are toys out there that are cute, neat and anything but gross. The Ugglys Electronic Pets are not such toys. They are gross, foul but hilarious. They will make the entire family laugh as they watch the children play with these gross creatures that find their way into the hearts of everyone.

When you first hear your children roar with laughter after making the Uggly fart, you will know you have made the right choice in buying The Ugglys for your children this Christmas 2013.

Yes, the toys can be a bit disgusting, they can make noises that will gross you out, but they are toys that will fuel your child’s imagination and help teach them about caring for an animal, in a basic way. The Ugglys are ugly and gross but cute and lovable at the same time, making them something that your children will love. You never know, you too might start playing with this unique toy when no one is looking, finding yourself laughing at the noises coming from such a little creature attached to your hand.

What Others Are Saying About Ugglys Electronic Pets

All Ugglys Electronic Pets come with an adoption certificate and instructions of use.
Created by Moose Toys, a company out of Australia known for its other set of toys The Trash Pack, which have proven to be very popular, The Ugglys Electronic Pets can be found in many stores nationwide and have become so popular they were even added to a major retailor’s Fabulous 15 list. This list is released before Christmas 2013 to show the hottest toys on the market for the year. It is expected that since The Ugglys are on the list, they will become one of the best-selling toys of the entire year.

The Ugglys Electronic Pets have only one review at Amazon.com but at Amazon.co.uk there is a 4.3 out of 5 star rating.

“This is so funny – I couldnt stop playing with it when I got it. Its for my son for christmas and I cant wait for him to see it. Its so funny, the noises are really loud and its actually bigger than I thought it was going to be. Great christmas gift.”
“Brilliant product, this was a present for our 7 year old Grandson, he loves it very funny, Grandad and all the family loved it.”
“To me the sound effects would bore me rigid! All it does is burp! Different sounding burps but basically it burps! I thought it might say something but no.Not too impressed for the money but as I say i’m sure my 7 year old will be happy enough.”
“This is some kind of strange toy but like I said above the kids are just going crazy over this thing including my Nephew. From my understanding this is going to be a HOT toy for this 2013 Christmas and a must have for under the tree, So I didn’t fool around and got mine already instead of waiting until the last minute”

Where to Purchase the Ugglys Electronic Pets

The Ugglys Electronic Pets are sure to sell out quickly so we advise you to order early and go to Amazon.com. They are most likely to have a supply of these popular pets and will deliver them right to your door. If you are ordering from the UK – go to Amazon.co.uk

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Chasin’ Cheeky

Chasin’ Cheeky Review

Chasin’ CheekyThe game Chasin’ Cheeky is one of the hottest Christmas toys in 2013 for toddlers. This fun game, made by one of the most popular toy companies in the world, will provide the whole family with hours of game playing fun. Hasbro has truly outdone itself as far as both toddlers and parents are concerned. That is why parents are flocking to stores all over the world to get the Elefun and Friends Chasin’ Cheeky game for their kids for Christmas 2013.
 
 
 
 
 

Kid Friendly Chasin’ Cheeky

Chasin’ Cheeky Chasin’ Cheeky is a simple game for children over the age of three years old (based on my grandchildren I think you could introduce it at a slightly younger age. I also think by age four they will no longer be very interested in it). It doesn’t involve a lot of small parts and the object of the game is easy for young children to comprehend. Chasin’ Cheeky is similar to the classic ring toss game that kids have loved for so many years, but the fun design and the action packed play make it even more exciting for kids, and I’m sure you remember how much fun games were for you as a child.

How To Play Chasin’ Cheeky

Each player in this two player game gets three rings to toss, either yellow or green, and has to chase the monkey around that comes with the game until they get their three rings on his tail. The first player to get their rings on Cheeky’s tail and to grab his banana wins the game. Simple, action-packed, and exciting…the best kind of game for kids.

Parent Friendly Chasin’ Cheeky

Chasin’ CheekyNow, you may be wondering where the fun comes in for the parents, since Chasin’ Cheeky is only a two player game. For parents not playing the game, though, the game is just as much fun because they can watch their children enjoy hours of active fun. What better kind of toddler game could there be? And if you do decide to get in on the action you will have just as much fun as your child.
With this game there are very few pieces to worry about losing, which tends to be a problem with so many children’s games. This makes it easier for parents to teach their children how to pick up after themselves. And parents seem to love that their child can even enjoy the game playing on their own, as it is still a challenge for young children to get the rings on the monkey’s tail. Many games that we buy as parents for our children require us sitting down to play for hours. To be sure, we want to spend time playing with our children, but most of us hardly have hours to spend playing one game, not to mention young children usually tend to get antsy when they sit for too long. The fact that you can have a lot of fun watching your child play this game, or playing the game with your child, and that you can do it within a timeframe that works for everyone, only adds to the list of reasons Chasin’ Cheeky is ending up on the hottest Christmas toys of 2013 list. Add it to your list and you and your child will be glad that you did.

What Others Have to Say About Chasin’ Cheeky

Currently at amazon.com Chasin’ Cheeky has a 4.5 of 5 star rating but there are only two reviews. On the UK Amazon site where there are 17 reviews it has a 3.8 of 5 star rating.

“This game is all my four year old son talks about. Seeing it in stores he jumps up and down, reminding me to put it on ” his list”. The colors are bright and fun. Looking forward to playing it with my little guy come Christmas morning!!”

“Saw this on the T.V. and thought it would make a great Christmas gift for my two kids, and something they can do indoors in the winter time.”

“This is actually a great toy for all ages. The monkey runs around the room and you have to throw hoops onto the tail and then grab the banana from its mouth! Sounds daft but in reality its extremely entertaining! This is one of those games which the whole family can enjoy and spend time together.”

More reviews of Chasin’ Cheeky

There are very few reviews of this on the Amazon.com site but over at Amazon.co.uk there are more. We would direct you to click this link for Chasin’ Cheeky to read the reviews left there.

Where to Purchase Chasin’ Cheeky

Chasin’ Cheeky is selling out very quickly. We suggest your best bet is to order it through Amazon.com or if you are in the UK – Amazon.co.uk
Both these sources are usually able to provide items when all the retail stores are sold out.

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Monopoly Empire

Monopoly Empire Review

Monopoly EmpireThe holidays would not be complete without a new game. One of the hottest selling games for Christmas 2013 is Monopoly Empire. Monopoly is still a much loved game today, loved by both children and adults alike.
Did you like monopoly when you were a kid? It’s fairly likely that you did, and that you spent many joyful hours competing with your best friends, cousins, and siblings to own all of the properties on the board. The game looks a lot different today than it once did. For starters, there are numerous different versions of the classic favourite. Then there is the fact that technology plays a much bigger role in new age monopoly as well. The classic version is still available, although maybe not as easily found as some of the other versions, but kids these days tend to be drawn to the flashier games on the hottest 2013 Christmas toys lists. Monopoly Empire is one of those games, and the great thing about it is that you can have fun playing the new version with your kids too.

How Monopoly Empire Is Played

Monopoly EmpireThe basic concept of Monopoly Empire is the same as previous monopoly games; it wouldn’t be one of the hot toys for Christmas 2013 if it were not. In this monopoly, like in all of the other versions, the idea of the game is to own as many squares on the board as you can so that you can collect the most money by “monopolizing” the board. The difference is in what players will be trading in this particular version of the game. In the original monopoly the battle was on to collect up as many properties as you could, with Park Place and Boardwalk being the most sought after properties due to their extravagant rent prices. And the game was based on actual streets in New Jersey. Well, Monopoly Empire is based on real life too; only this time players can try their chances at owning some of the world’s most profitable brand names. Instead of collecting houses and hotels each player has the opportunity to build up his or her tower and fill it with billboards representing well-known brands that are popular today. The first to reach the top of their tower will be the ultimate mogul and win the game.

Kid Friendly Monopoly Empire

Monopoly EmpireThe terrific thing about playing this particular version of Monopoly with your kids is that they will recognize many of the name brands, many of which they are even more familiar with than adults are. Xbox, EA Sports, McDonalds… These are all brands that kids these days know and love, which makes the game that much more exciting. And there are plenty of brands for you to love too. Also, since the game is designed for children 8 and up, it provides for a perfect opportunity to teach valuable game play lessons at a young age.

Monopoly Empire can be played in less than 30 minutes. This quick version of the game will help hold the attention of younger players.

Adult Friendly Monopoly Empire

Monopoly EmpireMake no mistake Monopoly Empire is not just for children. Adults will love some of the strategic decision making that is necessary to be the victor. Adults will understand things like tower tax that might contribute to taking down their tower.

Most of all you will love the time spent with your kids when you play Monopoly Empire together. It is a fresh new take on an original classic and there is everything to love about this unique version of one of America’s favorite games.

What Others Have to Say About Monopoly Empire

Monopoly EmpireMonopoly Empire currently has a 4.1 out 5 star rating. Others who have play it have this to say:

“Monopoly Empire is faster and easier to play than the original but loses most of the strategic game play of the original. A fun addition to our Monopoly collection, Monopoly Empire earns a regular rotation in our family game night lineup that includes Clue, Payday, Uno, Battleship, Risk and Stratego.”
“This is such a cool game! It’s a scaled down version of Monopoly, and each game only takes 5-15 minutes to play, instead of the hours of a regular Monopoly game. So you’ll hear something with this Monopoly game that you won’t hear with any other Monopoly game, which is “Want to play again?””
“This is addictive, its a perfect game with a perfect time and its limited edition soo i love this game”
“We enjoyed this Monopoly version. After being burned out of so many different flavors of the game, our kids actually enjoyed playing this.”

Other Reviews of Monopoly Empire

There are 44 reviews of Monopoly Empire at Amazon.com and you can read them by clicking on the link.

Where to Purchase Monopoly Empire

If you follow this site you will know we are big fans of shopping at Amazon.com. We like the fact that items are delivered right to your door, that for hot selling Christmas gifts they seem to have the best stock and often the very best price. We will purchase our copy of Monopoly Empire at Amazon.com

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Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up Table

Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up Table Review

Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up TableFor all the young, aspiring little doctors, pediatricians, neurologists and surgeons in your family who are just beyond enthusiastic about the medical field, be sure to get them the Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-Up Table. This fun and interesting hot selling toy for Christmas 2013 is ideal for any child who has that early passion for the world of medicine and science. It provides a fun way for them to explore their area of interest while also having fun. The Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-Up Table will certainly be a toy that will prove to be a delight to many kids for Christmas 2013.

Kid Friendly Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up Table

Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up TableThis Check-up table by Doc McStuffins provides children with the opportunity to dive into an imaginative and inspired world of being able to care for their toys and have fun with friends. The Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-Up Table measures 27 by 7 by 20 inches in size and is best for children who are three years old or older (we think at least four). Christmas 2013 will prove to be unforgettable for kids who are fans of Doc McStuffins if they are able to receive this hot selling toy for the Christmas 2013 season. The Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-Up Table features a tabletop as well as x-rays and an interactive book at the center top of the table for additional fun. The table also lights up whenever a patient has been placed on it and assists the little doctor to make an accurate diagnosis of what the problem might be. Also provided with this exceptional toy are all the tools any child could possibly need to ensure the perfect and proper checkup of any patient they might have. These tools include a play scale that is portable, a height checker, bandage stickers, a sink faucet and an electronic cell phone. The cell phone can be used to speak to Hallie, who is the doctor’s helper, and the play scale gives a playful estimation of any toy’s weight. The size of this toy set is also noteworthy as it is large enough to allow kids to be able to operate comfortably and with ease.

What Is Included

Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up TablePlease note this Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up Table set comes in a basic and a deluxe form.

Basic Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up Table

Doc’s friend Lambie
Checkup Table with Doc McStuffins
Talking Big Book of BooBoo’s
Light and sound X-rays
Cell Phone
Height checker
Movable scale
Faucet
Signs
Bandage sticker dispenser
Eye chart on inside of door

Deluxe Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up Table

All of the above plus
The Doc’s First Aid Kit box features over two dozen accessories
Dress-up lab coat

Parent Friendly Deluxe Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up Table

Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up TableIn total the toy set comes with twenty seven different pieces and this will give kids so much to do as they will have many and varied ways to play. With all the tools that are provided, the Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-Up Table is sure to be the first centre that all members of the household would go to when they are not feeling well! This will provide a constant source of patients for these young play doctors!

The TV teaches children about all that is good in life. As Doc McStuffins and her mother are both doctors it portrays an excellent role model for girls.

What Other Have To Say About Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up Table

Disney Doc McStuffins Doctor's BagCurrently at Amazon.com, Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-Up Table has a 3.7 out of 5 star rating. The biggest complaint seems to be that this toy is built of plastic. Here is a sample of comments:

“The Doc McStuffins Check Up Center is a fun way for our child to pretend to be a fellow toy doctor. The Center has everything you will need – all of the proper toy medical tools, x-ray centers, and their very own Big Book of Boo Boos. While I would have preferred that it be made of thicker plastic (or even *gasp* wood) it is still a very cool toy for Doc McStuffins fan.”
“Bought this for my daughter who is a huge Doc fan. It is a nice size and it appears like it will hold up to lots of play use. It is nice that she has a place to play with all her little ‘dr. tools’ now”
“I purchased this for my niece, she love Doc Mcstuffins. It is a nice piece, a bit flimsy (as are all plastic toys similar to this). It is also small and can fit anywhere. I think most children 2-5 that are fans of the Doc Mcstuffins series will love this play set.”

Other Reviews of Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up Table

Doc McStuffins Doll Doc Is In Time For A Check-up You can read all the reviews of Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up Table at Amazon.com by clicking on the link. Personally if I buy this for my Granddaughters who love Doc McStuffins, I will add both the Disney Doc McStuffins Doctor’s Bagand the Doc McStuffins Doll Doc Is In Time For A Check-up. I wish the check up table came with a removable Doc McStuffins.

Where to Purchase the Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-up Table

I am big advocate of shopping at Amazon.com. They often have the only available stock of hot selling Christmas toys. They deliver right to your door, most often free. Their customer service is outstanding. So whenI order the Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-Up Table, it will be from Amazon.

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Tekno the Robotic Puppy

Review of Tekno the Robotic Puppy

Tekno the Robotic Puppy Tekno the Robotic Puppy is definitely one of the Christmas 2013 hot selling toys as it undoubtedly makes the Christmas wish list of many children for this year. As the years go by and the use of technology vastly increases among younger folks, more and more parents are beginning to look for modern-day toys to please their tech-savvy kids. These toys can range from the simpler ones such as dolls that can talk and make various sounds to remote control cars to video games and even learning tablets. For the Christmas 2013 season be sure to get that toy that your kids would be sure to appreciate and enjoy while still keeping up with the modern day trends. That toy is Tekno the Robotic Puppy

Tekno the Robotic Puppy Functions

Robotic toys are a growing trend that your kids would be delighted to partake in. So why not provide them with that electronic robot puppy toy that will be both memorable and enviable? Tekno the Robotic PuppyThis electronic robot puppy operates in every way that a real dog would. It can bark, walk, howl and cry just as realistic as any real dog could and it can even be taught to perform different tricks. That’s sure to be lots of fun! It weighs roughly six pounds and can prove to be quite a pleasant distraction to anyone it’s around. Tekno the Robotic Puppy is built with an artificial intelligence program that helps it to be able to provide you with accurate feedback on its condition and state so you never have to wonder how its feeling.
Tekno the Robotic Puppy also has high quality sensors that allow the puppy to be able to see and hear everything around it and be able to respond accordingly. This electronic robot puppy will therefore be able to recognize you and others as well. It does have an on/off switch and has the exceptional ability to learn and memorize people and its surroundings due to microprocessors present in the puppy as well as other appropriate technology. Christmas 2013 is sure to be exciting with this pup around! Tekno the Robotic Puppy also can also get sleepy and is very spontaneous and unpredictable in its activities and moods, making it even more appealing to kids. Tekno also doesn’t like to be left on its own for long periods as this will make the puppy sad and make it cry, so always keep this little pup close by whenever possible to keep his little mood happy.

Tekno the Robotic Puppy Kid Friendly

Tekno the Robotic PuppyWhen playing with this toy time will pass by so fast as your kids will be having so much fun that they won’t even realize where the time went. It will be like playing with a real dog! Your kids might not even remember that Tekno the Robotic Puppy is actually an electronic toy that only needs to be fed its bone and doesn’t need to be given a real bath! Do try to remind them however that this fun, electronic toy shouldn’t be placed in water but just needs to be cleaned with a simple, damp cloth. With its charming personality and ease to handle, Tekno the Robotic Puppy is sure to begin an electronic dog craze among kids!

What Other Have to Say About Tekno the Robotic Puppy

Tekno the Robotic Puppy currently has a 3.6 star rating at Amazon.com. It appears on the Hot Selling Christmas Toy Lists of Hamleys, Argos, and Amazon. This what others have said about it:

“A cool puppy that’s worth the money After playing with Tekno for an hour, I decided to put it in “real” test by having my kids to try it. To my surprise, both of them got so excited with it that they kept playing with it for hours and experiment with the programming.”
“The produce was very nice, worked well, I even play with it, You can’t go wrong My little girl loves it, thanks.”
“HI IM 10 YEARS OLD. AND I STILL LOVE THE LITTLE DUDE AFTER A LONG TIME. WHEN I FIRST GOT HIM I PLAYED WITH HIM DAY AND NIGHT.(DONT STOP READING.) THEN MY DAD PUT HIM AWAY FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS(5). NOW THE LITTLE DUDE STILL WORKS! SO DONT LISTEN TO THE REALLY BAD REVIEWS BEACAUSE THE DOG IS THE BEST! HE CAN WALK,SPEEK AND DO ALOT MORE!”

Other Reviews of Tekno the Robotic Puppy

Tekno the Robotic Puppy is not a new toy but one that is making a resurgence this Christmas. It has mixed reviews so we encourage you to click on the link, read them all, and make your own decision.

Where to Buy Tekno the Robotic Puppy

As Tekno the Robotic Puppyis going to be in demand for Christmas 2013 we recommend Amazon.com as the best place to purchase it. They will deliver it right to your door. They have access to many sellers and will be able to supply it when others are sold out.

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Crayola Marker Maker

Crayola Marker Maker

Crayola Marker Maker -Parent’s Review

Chances are, there isn’t a child alive in the Western Hemisphere who has not used a Crayola product. For over 100 years, the company has been manufacturing crayons for adults and kids alike and today is a part of every child’s life.
It should come as no surprise that one of the hottest toys this year for the Christmas 2013 season is the Crayola Marker Maker.

The Crayola Marker Maker, which is a Christmas 2013 hot selling toy for a reason, gives children the ability to do something they never thought they could before. They can create their own crayon markers. The kit, which comes with everything needed to make 16 markers, allows children to make the markers they want to fuel their imaginations and creative instincts. Children who use the Crayola Marker Maker can make any color they wish, or go with the simple colors we all know and love like blue, green, yellow and red. Whatever your child wants to create, they can create in terms of colors. There is no wrong color to make and half the fun is discovering what color they can make next.

What Is In The Box

Crayola Marker Maker The Crayola Marker Maker is designed for children aged eight and up, and it comes with:

  • Two marker boxes
  • Two measuring tubes
  • A mixing chart
  • Tweezers
  • 16 Markers
  • Three ink bottles.

Parent Friendly Crayola Marker Maker

Not only does the Crayola Marker Maker also help children make their own markers, but also it helps fuel the scientific instincts and sense of wonder in children. They can essentially have their very own laboratory to make the markers that they see in their heads. The mixing guide provides an easy to follow process to create any color, or you can allow the children to experiment on his or her own and make their own color.

Kid Friendly Crayola Marker Maker

Crayola Marker Maker Naturally, since this is meant for children, it is very easy to use. When a color has been chosen, the inks are mixed and the marker reservoir is dipped into the measuring tube. The marker will then fill with the ink in the color your child has made. The child then uses tweezers to remove the core of the tube and put the marker together with a cap, tip and plug. In addition, each marker can have its own personalized label so your child knows which colors they have created, and so they can name their very own color creations.

One reason that the Crayola Marker Maker is so popular is that kids love being hands on with creation and the Crayola Marker Maker allows them to do that.

What Other Say About the Crayola Marker Maker

In all, the product has 4.5 stars out of 5 on Amazon.com right now, with no review lower than a three star rating.

“My 5-year old niece LOVED creating her own markers! Kids 8 and up may not need an adult to help, but under that and an adult may need to help squeeze the ink for the child. Otherwise, children can do most everything else themselves. It’s easy to use, and surprisingly not too messy at all.”
“My daughter got this for her birthday and hasn’t stopped playing with it. She has made almost every marker color available and is going to use them in her marker airbrush machine!”
“The reality was, this was a fun project, the markers works just as well as store bought markers (same construction) and the mess was minimal as I was the one who poured the ink.”

Other Reviews For The Crayola Marker Maker

One review on Amazon.com from a parent stated that her daughter had a blast for over an hour playing with markers and making colors and still had plenty more to make.
You can read all the other forty-six reviews for the Crayola Marker Maker by clicking on the link.

Where to Purchase the Crayola Marker Maker

This Crayola Marker Maker is the perfect creative gift for the Christmas 2013 season, but you will want to order it soon because it is a Christmas 2013 hot selling toy for a reason this season.
Visit Amazon.com to order your child’s newest favorite toy.

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Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser

Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser

Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser Review

The Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser is undoubtedly one of the best toys to get for the Christmas 2013 holiday season! This toy comes highly recommended, as it tends to bring out the imagination and creativeness of young children while also stretching their artistic ability. So are you looking for a toy that’s new and innovative and sure to bring new meaning to playtime for your kids? Well, check out the Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser. While it is probably best suited for children with a love for water and the sea, the Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser can prove to be a good fit for most kids and is definitely worth its cost and effort in attaining. You’re kids are sure to love you for this gift!
Guaranteed to be a hit with your young ocean-lovers and marine enthusiasts, the Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser is regarded as one of Christmas 2013 hot selling toys.

Kid Friendly Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser

Lego Friends Dolphin CruiserBest suited for children between the ages of seven to twelve years, the Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser measures 21.3 by 11.1 by 3.6 inches in size and weighs around one and a half pounds. This makes it not only easy to use but also easy to carry around from place to place!
Like all the Lego Friends sets it is colored to appeal to girls. Although boys may well enjoy putting the Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser together, it gives their sisters some Lego that they can claim as their own set.
It comprises of an easy-to-build yacht with interesting and fun accessories such as drinking glasses, dolphin sonar, dolphin food and water-skis. Also, aiming to keep most of the features of this grand yacht realistic, this cruiser comprises of a living room, dining room, kitchen, snack bar, waterslide and captain’s deck, among several other attractive features. The bedroom features two beds and there is also a personal water scooter included in the package.
When using this toy, kids will not be able to contain their enthusiasm, as they will be able to explore the yacht and envision themselves playing with the dolphins as the yacht sails on the high seas.

Parent Friendly Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser

Lego Friends Dolphin CruiserThis toy is sure to keep kids entertained for extended periods of time and is ideal for use just about anywhere in the home and beyond where there is ample space for it to be used freely. Kids can even invite friends over or can play with siblings, as this Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser is quite extensive and can bring joy to and entertain even fairly-sized group of children.

Included In The Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser Set

Lego Friends Dolphin CruiserThis Christmas 2013 exclusive gift also comes with several mini-doll figures – namely Mia, Maya and Andrew. These dolls are part of this grand Lego Friends set that has as many as six hundred and twelve separate pieces. The dolls bring adventure and spark to the package, as kids are able to place them in different locations around the yacht and adjust them to suit their fancy. Going down the waterslide, lounging on the chaise lounges, eating in the kitchen and sleeping in the bedroom are a few of the activities that these toys can engage in while enjoying their time on the Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser . Lego Friend pieces are also compatible with all Lego System bricks and so can be used on a wider scale and combined in many different ways.

What Others Are Saying About The Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser

Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser has a 4.7 out 5 stars rating at Amazon.com. Other customers of this Lego set have this to say:

“My 7 year old daughter loves this set. This is the first set she has really kept together…so glad!!! I think this set is one of the better ones for the price.”
“I love this particular item, I did purchase this item for myself (you’re never too old for legos!! I would love to be able to vacation somewhere warm and exotic and this makes me think of that Dream vacation!! And it’s great when playing with the niece and nephew!”
“My grandaughter, who is six, was thrilled when she opened the package. She was entertained the entire day by building the cruiser and then playing with it. She did ask her brother for occasional help when she had trouble with “pushing” some pieces together. She was able to follow the directions and was quite pleased with the final product.”

Other Reviews of the Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser

Seventeen parents, grandparents, and other customers have reviewed the Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser. You can read their comments by clicking the link.

Where to Purchase the Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser

We are big advocates of shopping at Amazon.com ; especially at Christmas time as they can usually find stock for the fast selling items. The Lego Friends Dolphin Cruiser is currently showing a 20% discount with Free Shipping at Amazon.com. It will be shipped right to your door and the customer service at Amazon is outstanding.

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Big Hugs Elmo

 Big Hugs Elmo

Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo

Are you still trying to find that ultimate new toy to buy for your kids for Christmas 2013? Or maybe you’re trying to find that perfect Christmas 2013 gift for your nieces, or nephews; something that they are sure to love? Well, the Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo might be just the toy you are searching for!

Already recognized as one of Christmas 2013 hot selling toys, the Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo is the ideal toy to give children between the ages of two and four years old who have a sense of adventure and enjoys a toy that is unique yet fun to play with. This Elmo toy is a trademark of Sesame Street and is similar to a doll but is much more fun. It can sing, dance, nap, and hug, and is sure to be a constant source of entertainment for any young child.

Kid Friendly Big Hugs Elmo

Big Hugs ElmoWeighing only four pounds and having dimensions of 6.1 by 12 by 21.9 inches, the Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo is the perfect size for children to take with them wherever they go – whether it be daycare, grandma’s house or even on a road trip with the family! This Christmas 2013 hot selling toy is sure to be the envy of other kids and the centre of attention as it can make over fifty animated sounds and can sing up to three fun songs, making it ideal for kids to sing-along with. It also has four fun activities that can be easily turned on with a simple touch of Elmo’s foot. These fun scenarios are: frogs rabbits, horses and astronauts. When touched, the toy will be prompted to begin creating a creative and imaginative scenario with its playmate.

Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo

Parent Friendly Big Hugs Elmo

The Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo is also an educational tool and will assist kids to learn the alphabet, with their ability to count, as well as their ability to recognize shapes and colors, among other useful things. The toy also gives out real hugs as it has the ability to hug back when being hugged. Also, when lying in a napping position, the toy will sing a lovely, little lullaby as it falls asleep as well as make some sleeping sounds that will surely encourage your child to sleep when it’s their naptime also. The Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo also has easy to use switches that will channel the toy from sleep to off to play positions. This therefore provides parents the control they might need to ensure that kids don’t overuse the toy or use it in inappropriate situations. You can be sure that your kids will become to the interesting toy.

What Others Are Saying About Big Hugs Elmo

Currently on Amazon.com Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo has a 4 out of 5 star rating. This is what customers are saying about him:

“I’d definitely recommend this toy for those with kids who are old enough to treat the toy with respect, as it requires care for a long life. But even on the shelf, the sight of Big Hugs Elmo is sure to make someone smile. Elmo is a toy that brims with positivity that is a welcome reminder that your child can always find a hug when they need one. The toy’s big muppety grin is cute enough that, after a long day at work, you might just find yourself giving him a hug yourself!”
“The Big Hugs Elmo does a lot more than Tickle Me Elmo did, and he’s bigger, too. He talks and sings and makes a lot of movements. He’s especially funny when he goes to sleep, first singing a lullaby, then saying goodnight, snoring for a minute or so, then quieting down until you wake him by pressing his left foot. Kids will probably most enjoy hugging Elmo, since he hugs back and talks, but it’s also fun holding him upside down,”
“I got the “Big Hugs Elmo” for my two and a half year-old granddaughter who is already a big fan of Sesame Street Elmo. Once I popped four AA batteries into the battery compartment, Elmo started speaking. Next, it wanted to give someone a hug and my granddaughter lovingly obliged. It even sings a “hugging” song. She fell in love with it within minutes and she ended up going home with the new Big Hugs Elmo. Elmo is easy to operate (simple instructions come with the box). The best part I liked is the “sleep” mode. When you lay it down, Elmo tells you he’s going to sleep. He will sing a short lullaby and start to snore. What a hoot!”
“It is a cute toy and great for my grandson – he will love it! Christmas present!!!! Everyone should buy one for their little ones!”

More Reviews For Big Hugs Elmo

There are currently 120 reviews of the Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo at Amazon.com. These reviews are from parents and grandparents just like you and me. You can read all of them by pressing the link.

Where to Purchase Big Hugs Elmo

So as Christmas 2013 fast approaches, get that toy that will not only let kids have fun, but will teach them, keep them company and entertain them at the same time. The Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo only requires four AA batteries to begin operating and get the fun started. It comes with detailed instructions and will prove to be quite easy to use for kids. So get that toy that will expand your child’s imagination and help them to express themselves better and better as the days go by!
Like all hot Christmas toys the Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo is selling rapidly. To avoid disappointment we recommend you buy it from Amazon.com and that you shop early.

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Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet

Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet Review By Grandparent

Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning TabletLeapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet is one of Christmas 2013 most sought after toys. I am rather excited to see this as several months ago my twin Granddaughters received the LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Explorer Learning Tablet for their fourth birthday. This has proved to be a great gift.
The LeapPad Learning Tablet has provided them with hours of entertainment. I find it is gratifying to see them using a toy over and over again. It seems like there are many toys that are over night sensations then tossed away. This is not so with these tablets. They go in and change their profiles, add and subtract other profiles, play a cassette story, love the interactive questions about the stories, and take pictures. All this and they have just scratched the surface of things they can do on their LeapPad Learning Tablets.

Why would you purchase the Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet verses one of the earlier versions of these tablets?

 LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet

  • Larger screen – 7-inch backlit
  • Larger processor and memory
  • Wi-Fi kid safe web processing
  • Built-in library of 800+ educator-approved games & apps
  • More included apps – 11 apps
  • Rechargeable battery – Built-in lithium ion
  • Peer-to-peer play – needs parent Internet connection

Kid Friendly Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet

Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning TabletLeapfrog has made this new tablet very kid proof. I think that this is important especially for younger children, as they don’t always realize that they are being rough with their toys. It can withstand being dropped, smeared with food, and generally abused.

We find with our Granddaughters, that they like the fact that they can claim ownership of their Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablets. This gives them a certain independence from having to ask permission to use a parent’s iPad.
With a library of 800+ educator-approved games & apps built-in to the system they are not waiting for a parent to purchase more activities for them.

Children love to take pictures and they especially like to take pictures of themselves. With a front and rear camera they can click away. The 480p video recording feature will give them sharper images. The built-in MP3 player is also fun.

Parent Friendly Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet

Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning TabletParents will love the kid safe Wi-Fi feature and the addition of a parental lock via a special code. Parents always welcome rechargeable batteries. Because this Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet comes preloaded with so many activities, parents will not have keep buying more and more apps and programs.

It is full of fun and education for your children. You can set up to monitor your child’s educational progress. An added bonus is your child will spend less time wanting to be on your iPad.

What’s in the Box:

  • LeapPad Ultra Learning Tablet
  • AC Power Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Parent Guide

What Others Are Saying About the Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet

This Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet is currently showing a 3.7 out of 5 stars rating on Amazon.com

“My son just turned 4, and by far this is the best “toy” tablet. With all of the incredible updates and additions, it’s as if LeapFrog heard what parents and kids wanted, and redesigned a new tablet to accommodate our wishes–but still with the value and vision LeapFrog is known for. My only reservation is that the speed is slow and it sometimes crashes, or “fake” crashes”
“To bottom line it, I’d buy the Ultra 100 times out of 100 versus the InnoTab 3S. There are some advantages to the 3S, as noted above, but for a well-built piece of `educational’ equipment with lots of app/game/content options, I can’t see passing up the Ultra.”
“We absolutely love the LeapPad Ultra for our family! The platform is truly educational for the kids and it provides quality entertainment. I have already seen improvements in the kids reading and writing skills with this product. We typically don’t write ‘online’ reviews but felt compelled to after the enjoyment we have recieved from this product.”

More Reviews of Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet

You can find more reviews of the Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet by clicking on the link. We recommend you read them to make sure that this is suitable for your child. We also advise that you shop and compare. Check or review of the Top 10 Tablets for Kids For Christmas 2013 here.

Where to Purchase the Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet

Several seasons ago we discovered the joy of Christmas shopping at Amazon. We love the delivery right to our door, often with Free Shipping and we have found their customer service to be excellent. At holiday time there are many shortages of hot selling Christmas toys and Amazon always seems to find stock. We recommend you purchase the Leapfrog LeapPad Ultra Kids Learning Tablet from amazon.com

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Flutterbye Flying Fairy

Flutterbye Flying Fairy – a Grandmother’s Review

Flutterbye Flying FairyFor Christmas 2013 Flutterbye Flying Fairy is one of the fastest selling toys. The toy is manufactured by Spin Master, and unlike other toys with the same concept as the ones created before, this one actually flies. In the beginning, all you do is spin the fairy doll at the bottom. By doing so, it will glide through the air as it spins. As it descends put your palm at the bottom of the falling fairy and push it upwards. Such gesture will make it fly again.
 
 
 
 

Flutterbye Flying Fairy Kid Friendly

Flutterbye Flying FairyIn our household our four-year-old granddaughters cannot seem to get enough of princesses, ballerinas, and fairies. This Flutterbye Flying Fairy is a perfect gift for them. This doll is available in three colors Pink Flower, Purple Stardust and Gold Sunbeam; so they can each have their own doll.
I know they will love the fact that they can fly these fairies by their hand actions. The fairies will fall if they hit something. Parental supervision is necessary to avoid accidental crashes. Children will quickly learn that with a small movement of their hand they can direct the flight. As the Flutterbye Flying Fairy slowly descends the little girls can wave their hands and up it will go.

Flutterbye Flying Fairy Adult Friendly

Flutterbye Flying FairyMost parents will be overjoyed that there is a charger for these dolls – no replacing batteries. Once it is charged, what makes it unique is its lack of a remote control that is commonly used in flying toys. Instead of a remote control, the toy has an infrared sensor which helps detect hard surfaces. Once it senses the presence of a surface, it immediately flies by activating the lightweight fan that is built around the body.
The wonder on the faces of little girls when they discover that they can fly these delightful Flutterbye Flying Fairies will be very gratifying to all parents.

Qualities of the Flutterbye Flying Fairy

  • Doll “magically” flies right above your child’s hand!
  • Beautiful glittery wings and molded dress included
  • Perfect for young girls aged 5 to 9
  • Requires 6 AA batteries (not included)

It has a fan which is the same concept used for the Air Hogs Atmosphere flying ball, though this time around, the manufacturers figured out the best way to do it. They wrapped the fan around the body of the toy in order to make it look like it is flying.

What Others Have To Say About the Flutterbye Flying Fairy

The Flutterbye Flying Fairy is currently showing 2.6 out of 5 stars rating. Some of the comments are:

“I have to say that my daughters loved controlling heir fairy and they thought this was a very fun toy to use. As mentioned above I decided to use lithium as I surmised that I could need them, and so far they have been working great. My five and nine year old girls were able to control the fairy with no problems and the biggest problem that we had was having the girls share the fairy!”
“t is better for younger kids than a remote controlled helicopter because it hovers and they can make it fly higher by simply putting a hand beneath it.”
“This is the coolest toy ever! I got one for my daughter for her 6th birthday and she won’t stop playing with it. I get a kick out of myself. Now, it doesn’t stay charged very long and you really should be in an open area because she will take off and run into a wall or something and then she crashes. But, once you get it going its pretty cool. We actually had her flying around the room for a little bit. My daughter thinks its awesome.”

More Reviews of the Flutterbye Flying Fairy<h/2>

You can read more reviews of the Flutterbye Flying Fairy by parents and grandparents just click on the link.

Where to Purchase the Flutterbye Flying Fairy

For all your Christmas gifts we recommend Amazon.com. The Flutterbye Flying Fairy is no exception. It is currently shipping at a 20% savings there and if you combine it with something else it will ship free. Amazon has excellent customer service and Spin Master is very active with the customer satisfaction on this site.
This being one of the Christmas 2013 Hot Selling Toys makes sure that it is not like any other toy available in the market.

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