Top Toys for Girls

Filed under: Holidays, Toys, Gear Guides: Babies, Gear Guides: Toddlers & Preschoolers, Gear Guides: Big Kids, Gear Guides: Teens

Sure, you can watch the toy commercials on TV and read the advertising inserts in your local newspaper. But if you really want to know what the hot toys for girls are this holiday season, listen to the playtime experts at the Toy Industry Association.

Click on these links to find what's hot right now. Then, if you want to play even further, go to ToyAwards.org and register your vote for the 2011 Toy of the Year awards. Winners will be announced in early 2011.

In the meantime, happy shopping and merry everything!

Barbie video

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Barbie® Video Girl Mattel
barbie.com/videogirl
Ages 6+
$49.99
Barbie® Video Girl features a camera lens in her necklace, a color LCD screen on her back and 'real time playback' capability. With close to 30 minutes of recording time, Barbie® Video Girl provides girls the opportunity to capture moments through her point-of-view, which they can then turn into real movies with the free downloadable editing software.

Furreal Friends

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Furreal Friends GOGO, My Walkin' Pup
Hasbro, Inc.
furrealfriends.com
Ages 4+
$59.99
Girls can em-"bark" on their very own adventures with the Furreal Friends GOGO, My Walkin' Pup pet. She'll wag her tail, pant, and bark just like a real pup to let you know she is excited to get moving. GOGO loves to be petted and will respond to your touch.
Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber Music Video Collection Singing Figures
The Bridge Direct, Inc.
justinbiebertoys.com
Ages 6+
$27.99
The Justin Bieber Music Video Collection Singing Figures are based on the music videos and personal style of the critically-acclaimed, chart-topping recording artist, songwriter and teenage superstar. Each highly-detailed 12" figure sings one of Justin's biggest hits and comes with accessories to match the music videos.
Monster High

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Monster High™ Doll Assortment
Mattel
monsterhigh.com
Ages 6+
$16.99
These four students are the coolest ghouls in school with their trendy fashions and scary (but cute) pets. Draculaura™ is the daughter of Dracula, Clawdeen Wolf™ is the daughter of the Werewolf, Frankie Stein™ is the daughter of Frankenstein and Lagoona Blue™ is the daughter of the Sea Monster. Includes 1 fully articulated doll, pet, accessory, diary, brush, and stand.
Princess and Me

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Princess & Me 18" Dolls
JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
disneyprincessandme.com
Ages 5+
$49.99
The Princess & Me collection features beautifully sculpted 18" "friend" dolls based on favorite Disney princesses (Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Tiana and Belle). The collection features doll fashions and accessories and stunning matching dress-up for girls. Authentic details and high-end fabrics draw girls into a royal world and allow them to "grow" with their favorite Disney Princess.
Squinkies Cupcake

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Squinkies™ Cupcake Surprize!
Bake Shop Blip® Toys
squinkies.com
4 to 12 years
$19.99
From the popular Squinkies™ friend and pet mini-doll world, Squinkies™ Cupcake Surprize! Bake Shop deluxe playset lets girls cook up fun and fantasy! Load the Squinkies™ bubbles into the Cupcake dome. Insert the coin and twist the dial for a Squinkies™ surprise! And what looks to be a yummy looking Cupcake from the outside changes into a bake shop play environment on the inside complete with surprise themed accessories! Squinkies™ Cupcake Surprize! Bake Shop includes 9 exclusive Squinkies™ figures each in their own bubbles!
Zoobles

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Zoobles™
Spin Master Ltd.
zoobles.com
4 to 9 years
$5.99
There are over 100 new Zoobles characters to collect, and each comes with a Happitat equipped with a hot spot to magnetically transform and display your Zooble. Happitats also open to reveal a rest area to tuck away your Zooble. Each pack comes with One Zooble and One Happitat.

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