Christmas is just a few short months away, and some really cool new toys are emerging as possible top-sellers that you’ll want to take a serious look at. This list takes a different look at toys and games – not necessarily offerings from the huge toy franchises, but the unique and the cutting edge.
Fingerlings by Wowwee
Fingerlings are adorable baby monkeys that are curious about the world around them—starting with you! These interactive pets love to hang onto your finger, blink their eyes, turn their heads, blow kisses, swing by their tails, and talk in monkey babble! Kids will just love to interact with them. There are a number of different Fingerlings to choose from – different names and different colors. Check them all out.
Recommended For Ages 3 and up.
Laser X Laser Gaming Set
I haven’t met a kid (including my own) that doesn’t love to play laser tag. With one of these Laser X gaming sets you can have the same laser fun at home. Blast your opponent’s receiver vest from up to 200′ away. Full Color Lighting Effects let you keep track of shots and hits. Interactive voice coach gives tips, feedback during the game. Plug in headphones and hear the Laser X Soundtrack and Sound Effect.
Recommended For Ages 8 and up.
Nerf Rival Artemis XVII-3000
Nerf has a long history of making fun and safe toys guns and blasters. The Nerf Rival Artemis is a high capacity blaster that holds 30 high-impact rounds. It has a rotating barrel and an easy-load integrated magazine. Just like its predecessors this blaster will yield hours and hours of great indoor and outdoor fun.
Recommended For Ages 14 and up
Fisher-Price Think & Learn Tag ‘n Teach Movi
The Fisher Price Think & Learn Teach ‘n Tag Movi is a really fun interactive toy for preschoolers. It encourages kids to get their minds and bodies moving while teaching them how to follow directions and think critically about the world around them. It has 3 game modes and 6 games to choose from. Teach ‘n Tag Movi may be asking kids questions to engage their critical thinking skills, prompting them to follow directions to a fun game, or getting silly on the dance floor. Kids will have a blast with this toy.
Recommended For Ages 3-6 Years
Power Wheels Wild Thing
The Power Wheel Wild Thing vehicle looks awesome! It is a self-powered ride-on toy with 360 degree action. It goes forward, reverse, and spins in place. ALong with the motion possibilities it looks really cool with its exposed metal structure, extra-wide seat and oversized tires. The rider uses the dual joysticks to control the steering forward and backward – and the exciting spinning action,
Recommended For Ages 5-10 Years
Simon Star Wars Darth Vader Game
The Simon Darth Vader is the science fiction version of the classic Simon game. Instead of boring buttons the elements of Darth Vader’s face light up to let you play the fun memory game that has been challenging generations of kids. If you or your family loves Star Wars then this is a must-have toy.
Recommended Far Ages 8 and up (although kids of any age can give this toy a try)