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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Top toys for kids

November 13, 2016
in Kids

This year, the hottest toys include everything from updates on classic games to futuristic droids and drones. Here are some ideas to get you started shopping for the toy lovers on your list. Simon Air Game The classic Simon game gets an update with touch-free technology. Players still need to watch, remember and repeat Simon’s moves, but instead of pressing a pad, the game unit senses motion to determine if a player has followed the correct movements. The game can be played with one or two players. It costs $20 at Target and other stores. DC Superhero Girls New DC Super Hero Girls dolls and role-play sets give girls the super sidekicks they’ve always wanted. Choose from 12-inch fully poseable action figures, including Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Supergirl and more. Prices for the dolls start at $17. Sets include the DC Super Hero Girls Playset ($50), available at Target and other toy sellers. Sphero Droid “Star Wars” fans will love BB-8, the app-enabled droid that shows different expressions based on interactions and voice commands. The droid can explore on its own, be guided by kids or by holographic recordings they record. It costs $150 at toy retailers, including Toys R Us, Target, Kohl’s and Wal-Mart. Power Wheels 12-volt Wild Thing Kids ages 5-10 will get a kick out of the Power Wheels Wild Thing battery-powered spinning vehicle. Available in orange or pink, the vehicle does 360-degree spins with use of the dual joysticks. It travels 5 mph forward and 3 mph in reverse. A...

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