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Top Easter gifts for kids

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What they really want

It's time for the Easter Bunny to make a visit, and we've got the scoop on the hottest toys he's leaving behind.

What are your kids hoping the Easter Bunny brings this year? These are the top toys kids will be finding in their Easter baskets on Easter morning.

What they really want


Every girl needs a little bit of bling, and Blingles (Toys R Us, $17) makes sure she has plenty. This starter kit comes with 250 self-sticking gems and plenty of accessories to bling out. No worries — once she runs out of those, they'll stick to pretty much everything else, too.

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Lego Bricks & More

Kids love to build, and with the Lego Bricks & More large brick box 6166 (Lego, $30) they can build anything they please. This set comes in a durable storage bucket and has everything your children need for an all-inclusive starter set or to add on to the sets they already have.

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Gazillion Bubble Hurricane

Remember when we used to have to blow our own bubbles? Our kids don't have to work that hard, thanks to the Gazillion Bubble Hurricane (Toys R Us, $17). With this bubble machine, they can have thousands of bubbles in just minutes without ever lifting a finger.

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Skylanders Giants Starter Pack

Spring showers are on the way — let him have a blast while he waits them out! The Skylanders Giants starter kit for Wii (Target) has everything they need to join forces with the Giants for the ultimate battle, including the video game, Portal of Power, three action figures, a poster, three sticker sheets with secret codes and three trading cards.

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Disney Baby Dumbo Amazing Animals

Baby will squeal with delight when she finds this brightly colored push toy in her Easter basket. Your baby can push the buttons for click sounds and lively tunes or chase Dumbo as he rolls along on his own. Disney Baby Dumbo Amazing Animals (Target, $15) is a fun and interactive way to work on fine motor skills while introducing your little one to one of your favorite Disney characters.

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Make Your Own Monster Puppet

Feed their imagination with the Make Your Own Monster Puppet kit (Melissa & Doug, $25). This versatile monster puppet comes with enough interchangeable parts to make endless crazy combinations. The fun doesn't stop once you've created a creature — that's when it's time to start the show!

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