|It's common knowledge that when Christmas comes 'round, shops are like breeding grounds for malevolence towards others. Not only violence, but rudeness, confusion, flying doll heads and late night cram sessions with CBBC. During the holiday shopping seasons, all bets are off, and anyone with a credit card and an eBay account has the potential to become your enemy. You want to buy the one toy that your child absolutely cannot live without, but of course this task is extremely stressful--considering everyone else's kids want that exact same toy. Well, we're here to tell you that you will never have to suffer through holiday gift buying again; with a little help from ShopWiki, you can find everything you need, from popular kid's characters to the to the fun toys modelled after them.|
Each year the Toy Retailers Association, or TRA, releases it's list of Dream Toys, twelve toys that they project will be in very high demand. Some are fairly obvious (the Eleventh Doctor's
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Popular Toy Guides
In the land of dolls and plush toys, it's often less a matter of getting this year's toy than it is getting the correct character. Your little animal lover may not be pleased with this year's Fashion Fairytale Barbie
Dolls and Plush Toy Guides
With action figures and play sets, you want to look for versatility; that's half of what made the original Transformers toys
Action Figure Related Guides
It's tempting to write off puzzles and games as boring, but they're a great way to spend time with the kids during their school holiday. You can solve brain teasers
Children certainly do love their gadgets; they're the most likely items to receive serious, immediate play on Christmas Day. Make sure to have lots of batteries
Electronic Game Guides
The perfect gifts for the creative child who loves to make their own fun? Art supplies, activity sets and craft kits will keep a child entertained during the drabbest of winters.
Kids Arts and Crafts Guides
If your child doesn't already have a game system, now may be the best time to snap one up! The Xbox 360 and the PS3 both have new motion gaming peripherals, and the Nintendo DS has new XL and 3D models! Save money by getting a bundled set, which usually includes some games and important accessories with the console at a discounted price.
The best educational toys won't make your child recoil in horror and boredom. Look for toys that are fun, versatile and for the younger set, easy to use.
Educational Toy Guides
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