The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and as the countdown to Christmas ticks away, parents are frantically scouring stores to find the best toys for their kids. Here are the best toys for 2010 that you’ll want for your sleigh, as well as tips on how to find sold out toys for Christmas.
With the help of toy and parenting expert Shannon Eis, on behalf of MasterCard MarketPlace, we’ve pinpointed the toys flying off of shelves this holiday season.
Best technology toys
- LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Learning Game System by LeapFrog – Ages 4 to 9
- V.Reader Animated E-Book System by V.Reader – Ages 3 to 7
Hottest video game systems
The newest game systems on the market aren’t new systems at all; just additions to existing game units. “The new sensors and controllers for the PlayStation and XBox add to big investment parents have already made, plus help kids burn off energy, giving parents peace of mind on both fronts,” says Eis.
- PlayStation Move Motion sensor and controller by Sony – All ages
- XBox Kinect by Microsoft – All ages