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Top toys: Editors' Picks

Still on the hunt for the ultimate toy for your child? Here's some toys worth tracking down this holiday season!

By Leah Rumack & Amy Valm
Top toys: Editors' Picks

Top toys: Editors' Picks

Top toys

After testing so many toys, we discovered a few more that we just had to share with you.

These picks are from our editors and would make the perfect addition to your child's holiday loot. Who knows, they may already be on someone's wishlist...

A version of this article appeared in our November issue with the headline "Toy Guide: Editor's Picks," pp. 110.

Top toys: Editors' PicksPhoto: Daniel Harrison

Beyblade Metal Fury Destroyer Dome Set

Your kids will be flying high once they get their hands on the Beyblade Metal Fury Destroyer Dome Set. Get ready for mid-air battles with their spinning blade tops.

Ages: 8+
Hasbro, $50
Where to Buy? hasbro.ca

Top toys: Editors' PicksPhoto: Daniel Harrison

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Perplexus Twist Brain Puzzle

The latest in the Perplexus line, this puzzle ups the ante with traps, cliffhangers and dead ends. 

Ages: 6+
Pla Smart Inc., $30
Where to Buy? Playsmarttoys.com

Top toys: Editors' PicksPhoto: Daniel Harrison

Pirate Ship

This deluxe pirate ship offers hours of play for creative minds. Your kids will love searching for buried treasure and navigating the high seas (otherwise known as their bedroom floor).  

Ages: 3+
Indigo, $150
Where to Buy? chapters.indigo.ca

Top toys: Editors' PicksPhoto: Daniel Harrison

Digital Light Designer

Future Warhols can draw and animate their creations on this cool domed drawing surface. 

Ages: 6+
Crayola, $55

Where to Buy? Toysrus.com

Top toys: Editors' PicksPhoto: Daniel Harrison

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Furby

Furby's back! A new generation of kids are going to love helping their pet learn. 

Ages: 6+
Hasbro, $70
Where to Buy? hasbro.com

Top toys: Editors' PicksPhoto: Daniel Harrison

One Direction Dolls

Fans will go crazy for these 12-inch figures of their favourite heartthrobs. 

Ages: 5+
Hasbro, $25 each
Where to Buy? Toysrus.com

Top toys: Editors' PicksPhoto: Daniel Harrison

Twister Dance

This dancing version of the classic game is sure to be a party. Includes moveable Twister dots and dance console. 

Ages: 8+
Hasbro, $37
Where to Buy? Hasbro.com

Top toys: Editors' PicksPhoto: Daniel Harrison

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Leappad 2

The latest version of this popular learning tablet includes front and back cameras, a video recorder and a library of more than 325 games, videos and apps. 

Ages: 3+
Leap Frog, $110
Where to Buy? leapfrog.com

Top toys: Editors' PicksPhoto: Daniel Harrison

Star Wars Republic Striker Class Starfighter

It comes with three mini-figures to help take on the Sith Empire! 

Ages: 8+
Lego, $50
Where to Buy? shop.lego.com

Top toys: Editors' PicksPhoto: Daniel Harrison

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This article was originally published on Oct 24, 2012

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