Is it just me, or are kids really hard to buy for?  Their tastes and interests change day to day and what was super cool in October could be super lame by Christmas.  So I did some research and found some of the new and classic toys that are sure to be a hit this year.




Disney Princess Carriage (2-5) The beautiful pink carriage is thoughtfully designed with graphics of her favorite Disney Princesses, gold accents, working doors and ornate interior details.  Will run for 45 minutes, forward and back, and has a top speed of 5 MPH.


My First Telescope (3+) A focus-free telescope with 10x magnification, built-in diagonal mirror, lens cap, tripod for tabletop viewing, and moon guide.


Razor Jr. Lil’ Pop Light Up Scooter (3+) Lil’ pop helps youngsters discover their balance and coordination, so when they step onboard it’s all flashing lights and fabulous fun.


Cabbage Patch Kids Baby So Real (3+)  You can connect baby so real via Bluetooth to a free app that acts as a simulated baby monitor and allows you to earn baby points!  This online mode allows you to see the virtual Nursery where you can play with your baby, feed her, change her diaper, burp her, and share your love and care.


Elena of Avalor Storytime Guitar (3+) Just like Elena’s vihuela guitar from the TV show you too can have story time fun as you sing and play along to songs from the show or create your own music. Choose from three songs featured in the TV series: “My Time, “The Magic Within”, and “Ready to Rule.”


Little Red Riding Hood Deluxe Puzzle (3+) Kids are challenged to help Little Red Riding Hood find the right path to Grandma’s house! But beware, the Wolf has to find his way too… The Little Red Riding Hood game includes 48 challenges and also features a kid-friendly picture book based on the original story.


Sweet Scented Pillow Pets (3+) The classic Pillow Pets now with super sweet scents like Chocolate Chip Cookie, Cotton Candy, and Cupcake.


Magformers Walking Robot (3+) Kids will love following along with the step-by-step idea booklet to discover the possibilities of the Magformers 45Pc Walking Robot Set.  Build 8 walking characters using our STEAM engine block and walking accessories.


Elsa’s Magical Rising Castle (3+) Put on the sparkly cuff, raise your hand in front of the castle, and then watch as it rises up, unveiling the dazzling lights and sound. Elsa’s Magical Rising Castle includes a vanity, throne, table, chair, and even an extra dress for Elsa to make playtime a truly enchanted experience!


Lion Guard Lair Playset (3+) Features lights n sound Rafiki Cave Drawings, Zip line, Bungee launcher and much more! Includes 2 exclusive figures.


Furreal Friends Torch, My Blazin’ Dragon (4+) Torch is full of fun and surprises! Press his charm and he can breathe flame-colored mist. Feed him his color-change treat! He responds to touch with 50+ sound and motion combinations, too! There’s lots of fun that can happen when playing with this fun, furry pal.


Splashlings (5+) Splashlings offers children an ocean full of friends. Full of fun collectibles, unique figurines, and delightful characters, the Splashlings underwater world is a fun one for children to swim in.


Science X Smartscope (8+) Use your smart phone or tablet (no app download required!) to explore the amazing world of microscopic with Smart scope! Magnify your finds, take a picture and share it with your friends or send images of your magnified objects to your big screen TV so everybody can see every little detail.


Crayola Marker Airbrush (6+) Airbrush like a pro on paper, fabric, or glass with the Crayola Marker Airbrush Value Bundle. This kid-powered bundle doesn’t need batteries and includes everything young artists need to explore their visual side.


Modarri Cars (8+) Each car empowers children with free explorative play and encourages fine motor skill, logic, creativity and imagination development. There are 35,000 different configurations that teach mechanics, engineering and psychics and help progress vital learning and reasoning skills, all in one box!


Ripstick Electric (9+) Amp up the carving action! The all-new Ripstik Electric puts the power of electrifying carving action in the palm of your hand.  Get the fun rolling with the hand-held remote, and then hit your groove at speeds up to 10 mph.  Also check out the Hovertrax 2.0.

It can be tough to keep up with the ever changing tastes of young kids. Check out these new and classic gift ideas for elementary school aged kids.