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Hot holiday toys for 2008

Kids holiday wish list

The holidays are quickly creeping upon us -- which means it's time to start getting into shopping mode. So what's going to be on kids' wish lists this year? From Elmo to Wall-E, check out some of this season's hottest toy picks.

Kids holiday wish list

Elmo Live

He's back – and this year, he speaks! Watch Elmo's mouth open and close as he tells jokes, sings, and moves his arms and legs in a lifelike way. Both toddlers and small children are wowed by this one, so get out and find yours while you can.
Price: $65.99
Age: 18 Months and Up

Tag Reading System

Technology has come a long way, and now it's even teaching our kids to read: Kids holiday wish listSimply wave the Tag Reader wand over a printed word on the page, and the device reads it aloud, helping kids with pronunciation and giving them a more interactive reading experience. This invention is one for the books!
Price: $49.99
Age: 4 to 8 years

Bakugan Battle BrawlersKids holiday wish list

(Spin Master)
Boys especially have been going crazy over this strategy game which uses cards and action figures in an exciting battle for points. If yours doesn't have one yet, maybe it's time to give in. Just be ready, because once Bakugan's in the house, there's little room for much else.
Price: $39.99
Age: 5 to 12 years

Glow Station

Kids holiday wish listNow kids have a whole new way of creating art, without a paintbrush, marker or pencil. With the Crayola Glow Station they can use a light wand to draw pictures on a special canvas -- all in the dark. The darker the room, the more brightly the artwork glows. Winner of the FamilyFun Magazine Toy of the Year and Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Awards.
Price: $29.99
Age: 6 to 15 years

Kids holiday wish list

You're in the Movies Game

Microsoft (Xbox 360)
Everyone's a star in this game, but the real hero is the Xbox LIVE Vision camera. Plug it into your Xbox 360, and it'll record your actions. Then, watch yourself afterward as it puts you right into a live action movie! Be a scream queen, zombie, or kung fu fighter. It's hilarious fun for groups, and a great family gift.
Price: $69.99
Age: Rated E for Everyone

Interactive Talking Wall-EKids holiday wish list

Who wouldn't fall in love with their very own Wall-E? Kids can talk to this interactive toy and he'll talk back, moving his eyes, head, and arms just like he does in the movie. It's the perfect gift for fans who can't get enough of this adorable robot.
Price: $49.95
Age: 4 and Up
Website: Disney

Want more great holiday gift ideas for the whole family? Be sure to visit Disney's 2008 Holiday Gift Guide.

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