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5 Holiday gift ideas for boys

We have found some of the hottest toys of the year for boys of all ages. Check out our list of holiday gift ideas that your little boy will love.


Transformers Ultimate Optimus Prime

Little boys love Transformers and right now, you can get one of the coolest Transformers yet. One of the hottest toys of the season is the Transformers Dark Of The Moon Ultimate Optimus Prime. This figure offers three transformer modes — power-up, robot and trailer. This toy is suited for children ages 5 and up. Get it now at Target for $59.99.


Matchbox Stinky The Garbage Truck

The newest addition to the Big Rig Buddies line, this interactive garbage truck talks, sings, eats and dumps. Stinky utters over 90 entertaining phrases and sounds when you push or pull his smokestack, lift his rear door or poke his belly button. Little boys love interactive toys, but this truck can also be turned off and played with manually as well. Make sure to get extra batteries because this toy comes only with demo batteries. The Matchbox Stinky The Garbage Truck is available at for $44.20.

Stinky The Garbage Truck

LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet

Tablets are hot gift ideas for adults and kids this holiday season. If you are looking for a learning toy that your child will love, check out the LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet. It features a library of over 100 games, digital books, videos and flash cards. It also has a built-in camera, video recorder, 2 GB memory, 5-inch touch screen and much more. This value pack, priced at $99.99 at Toys “R” Us, also includes the Mr. Pencil Saves Doodlebug cartridge game and expansion app download.

LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet

Air Swimmers Remote Control Flying Clownfish

If you haven’t seen the Air Swimmers yet, you are missing out. These amazing remote control fish swim through the air with a life-like motion. The remote control works from up to 40 feet away, so it’s funny to surprise people with this giant flying fish. The Air Swimmers Remote Control Flying Clownfish measures 57 inches long! Once inflated, it stays up for two weeks before you have to refill it again. Get this fun-filled remote control toy now at for $30.15.

Air Swimmers Remote Control Fish

Crayola Glow Book

Crayola makes a lot more than just crayons. For the little artist in the family, you can’t beat the Crayola Glow Book. Suited for children ages 6 and up, it features four different drawing surfaces, four animation tracing guides and six glow marker colors. Kids create, layer and arrange images, then light them up so that they appear to move. The panels wipe clean and can be reused again and again. You can find the Crayola Glow Book at Meijer for $24.99.

Crayola Glow Book

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