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5 Holiday gift ideas for toddlers and preschoolers

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Hot holiday gifts for your little ones

We have put together a list of some of this year's hottest toys for toddlers and preschoolers. Consider one of these fun holiday gift ideas for your little one.

Hot holiday gifts for your little ones

Sesame Street Let's Rock Elmo

Elmo is always popular with small kids -- and this year, they are going to love him. This rockin' Elmo comes with a microphone, tambourine and drum set. He sings six different songs and "magically" recognizes whichever instrument you give him. You can also buy the Let's Rock guitar and keyboard separately to play along. Sesame Street Let's Rock Elmo is on sale for $49.96 at

Hot holiday gifts for your little ones

Fisher-Price Disney's Rock Star Mickey

Elmo isn't the only character rockin' out this year. If you missed the Dance Star Mickey last Christmas, you have to snag Rock Star Mickey for your kids this holiday season. Mickey kicks across the floor, bobs his head to the music and even drops into the splits. Get this cool toy for just $39.97 at

Hot holiday gifts for your little ones

Mattel The Sing-a-ma-jigs Duet

Sing-A-Ma-Jigs have been popular for a while, but this year they offer double the fun. Now, you can get the Sing-a-ma-jigs Duet. Each character holds a miniature version of the Sing-a-ma-jig. And when you press both their bellies, they sing, harmonize and chatter together. It's double the fun. The Duets are featured at Toys "R" Us for $14.99.

Hot holiday gifts for your little ones

Chocolate Me! by Taye Diggs

Geared toward kids ages 4 and up, this children's book by actor Taye Diggs teaches lessons about feeling different and trying to fit in. Ideal for preschoolers or any young kids, this picture book encourages children to love themselves and embrace their differences. Chocolate Me! is available for $16.99 ($10.56, if you have Amazon Prime). And right now, you can enter to win a free copy of the book right here at Also, you can find out more about Diggs and Chocolate Me! in this parenting article.

Hot holiday gifts for your little ones

Nomad Play

For your creative preschooler, check out the Nomad Play. This is the first paintbrush stylus created, designed and scaled just for young children. The brush allows kids to create digital art on the iPad, iPhone and other touchscreen devices. Geared for children ages 3 to 8, the Nomad Play comes in four unique designs and colors and is priced at just $18 at

Hot holiday gifts for your little ones

Get more great gift ideas in The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide >>

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