Top 10 Toys And Gifts For Kids This Christmas 2009
With Christmas just 10 days away, many are experiencing the panic and stress of what to buy this year for kids and youngsters. It's been a big year in terms of new franchises and technology taking off such as the endless Twilight memorabilia and updated versions of the iPod and Nintendo gaming devices.Whether it's gadgets or games, cuddly toys or electronic devices, there's plenty to choose from this year.
If you're sure what to get for the kids this year then here's a top 10 toys & gifts list to help get you started Each of these items has been popular this year and will be a hit this holiday season: These gift ideas span a variety of price ranges and there's items for both girls and boys.
Top 10 gifts this Christmas 2009:
1. Twilight dolls - Edward & Bella: Mattel's Twilight character dolls are sure to be a hit this year. There are currently Edward and Bella dolls for sale. The dolls wear replica outfits from the first Twilight film and are of the likeness of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart.
2. Nintendo DSi: The new Nintendo DSi 2009 portable gaming systems are a popular choice for both boys and girls who can take games on the go.
3. iPod Nano & iPod Touch: Both have been very popular this year. The new Nano's have video capability. The iPod Touch is a popular choice as it has good gaming functionality that is more popular with kids.
4. Transformers Helmet: This role-play helmet from the Transformers films will be a popular gift with boys. The Hasbro helmet is just one of many Transformers themed toys such as the "plasma cannon" or "allspark blaster" toys.
5. Hannah Montana, High School Musical, & Bratz memorabilia: Girls are huge fans of these franchises. There's everything from dolls to clothing lines to DVDs and accessories. Anything related to these three franchises will be a hit.
6. Kidizoom Digital Camera: VTECH Electronics have released this digital camera suitable for kids. The orange and yellow rubberized surface is kid-friendly and they can even upload images to the computer from this digi-cam.
7. Nintendo Wii: The Wii gaming system is still very much a hit with kids this year as more and newer games are released. Wii games cover everything from interactive sports to puzzles and quest games. The great thing about Wii is that there are games suitable for kids of all ages.
8. Monopoly City: Monopoly is a timeless hit with kids and will continue to sell this holiday season. Monopoly City is a modern version of the classic board game.
9. Star Wars Lego: The newest Lego of 2009, the Star Wars themed Lego arrives in time for the holiday season. There are many varieties such as the "LEGO Star Wars Echo Base" and "LEGO Annakin's Y-Wing Starfighter" so kids can recreate and construct the scenes from the popular film franchise.
10. FurReal Friends - LuLu: The latest addition to Hasbro's line of animated animals. Lulu My Cuddlin Kitty makes sounds and moves - the perfect substitution for a real pet.
Hopefully this gift list points you in the right direction for what's popular with kids this year. You can't go wrong with traditional games and books too. Depending on age suitability, there are also numerous box sets of popular books for sale this Christmas iucluding the Harry Potter, Mortal Instruments, House of Night, and Twilight series.Amazon offers a great variety of gifts to peruse as well as the Hasbro website amongst others