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My Scare Pal Sulley (Spin Master), ages 3 (Credit: Handout)

My Scare Pal Sulley (Spin Master), ages 3 and up
AVAILABLE Spring

Squeeze Sulley and he comes to life with three modes of play: Scary mode, tickle mode and sleepy mode. To switch between his different modes, just give him a little shake and his eyebrows move up and down, and mouth opens. He also comes loaded with multiple sounds and key phrases straight from the "Monsters University" movie. (Suggested retail price: $39.99)

61 hot toys at 2013 Toy Fair

From app-inspired toys and children's favorite movies to unusual family board games, plush animals, electronic gadgets and more, one thing's for sure -- the Toy Industry Association's 2013 Toy Fair had it all. Here are some toys your kids may be clamoring for this year.
--Compiled by Jennifer Berger and Beth Whitehouse

Disney Infinity (Disney Interactive), ages 8-12 AVAILABLE June
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Disney Infinity (Disney Interactive), ages 8-12
AVAILABLE June

Features characters from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios’ movies. As in Skylanders, real-world toy characters are placed on a device Disney calls the “Infinity Base” to activate their appearance on the “Play Sets” on the screen. Characters include Sulley from "Monsters University," Captain Jack Sparrow from "Pirates of the Carribbean" and Mr. Incredible from "The Incredibles." As players advance, they collect characters, vehicles, gadgets and more that they can save in a virtual “Toy Box” and take out to create more adventures and add to their screen play. Compatible with Nintendo Wii, Wii-U, Xbox 360, PlayStation3 and PCs. (Suggested retail price: $74.99 for Starter Pack, which includes the game, the Infinity Base and three interactive character figures)

Skylanders Giants Power Slam Crusher (Just Play), ages
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Skylanders Giants Power Slam Crusher (Just Play), ages 4 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

A plush version of the Crusher character from the Skylanders Giants video game. Slam Crusher’s hammer down to hear sound effects and phrases like “It’s Crush Hour!” and see his eyes light up. (Suggested retail price: $39.99)

Crayola Light Marker (Griffin Technology), Ages 3 and
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Crayola Light Marker (Griffin Technology), Ages 3 and up
AVAILABLE Spring

Use a digital stylis to color in the online coloring book pages. Why not just touch the screen? Using the digital stylis keeps hands and fingerprints off the iPad screen and offers a new way to play. App included with purchase of stylis. (Suggested retail price: $29.99)

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Mystixx Fashion Dolls: Zombies (Playhut), ages 6 and
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Mystixx Fashion Dolls: Zombies (Playhut), ages 6 and up
AVAILABLE Spring

Each of the line’s four 11-inch dolls has two faces. With a turn of the head, the doll transforms from a beautiful “everyday” girl to a zombie. (Suggested retail price: $19.99)

Phonezies (tokidoki), ages 8 and up AVAILABLE February
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Phonezies (tokidoki), ages 8 and up
AVAILABLE February

Accessorize your smartphone with 11 different plastic characters that can be inserted into the earphone jack. ($3.95 each)

Scanimalz (Wicked Cool Toys), ages 3 and up
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Scanimalz (Wicked Cool Toys), ages 3 and up
AVAILABLE Spring

Scanimalz combines cuddly toys and game-playing technology. There are 30 different Scanimalz in the line, and each has its own individual QR code in its belly that lets the owner scan a smart device to open up a corresponding app. (Suggested retail price: $7.99)

Wipeout Dry Erase Helmet (Port Washington-based Triple Eight),
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Wipeout Dry Erase Helmet (Port Washington-based Triple Eight), ages 3-11
AVAILABLE February at Target, March/April at Toys R Us, April at Walmart

Kids can decorate a helmet with a dry-erase marker, then wipe it off and change the artwork whenever they wish. The helmet is safe for biking, skateboarding, roller skating and scooters. It is available in black, bubble gum pink, hot pink or white. (Suggested retail price: $29.99)

Fairy Tale Academy (S-K Victory), ages 5 and
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Fairy Tale Academy (S-K Victory), ages 5 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

Teenage versions of female fairy-tale characters, including Cinderella, Belle, Alice in Wonderland, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Tinkerbell, Little Mermaid and Rapunzel. The dolls are in a performing arts high school together, and books and webisodes accompany them. (Suggested retail price: $19.99)

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Mercedes-Benz (Silverlit), ages 8 and up AVAILABLE Fall
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Mercedes-Benz (Silverlit), ages 8 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

Two products in one — a Bluetooth remote-control car that also has a purpose: It doubles as a speaker system, with music streaming through owner’s iTunes library. The app is free with purchase. (Suggested retail price: $129.99)

Braced-Lets (Aliquantum International), ages 5 and up AVAILABLE
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Braced-Lets (Aliquantum International), ages 5 and up
AVAILABLE Spring

Bracelets are made from the neon-colored “power chains” that kids have put on their teeth with their braces. Created by an orthodontist and her designer sister, the newest kit includes one already-made bracelet, one make-it-yourself, two charms to put on the bracelet and retainer case to store them in. (Suggested retail price: $12.99)

Quick Attach Microscope (Skyrocket Toys), ages 5 and
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Quick Attach Microscope (Skyrocket Toys), ages 5 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

The Quick Attach Microscope snaps over the camera lens of any iPhone, iPod, iPad or Android device to turn the camera into a lens that magnifies items to 30 times their size. (Suggested retail price: $14.99)

America’s Funniest Home Videos Scan Games (TDC Inc.),
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America’s Funniest Home Videos Scan Games (TDC Inc.), ages 8 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

Combines a board game with a free app; players will scan a QR code on the playing cards to unlock a video, then they will have to predict what will happen in the video to move ahead on the board. (Suggested retail price: $21.99)

BotSee (WowWee), ages 3 and up AVAILABLE Christmas
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BotSee (WowWee), ages 3 and up
AVAILABLE Christmas

The interactive buddy teaches shapes, colors and numbers using an animated app that shows up on a child's iPad, iPhone or iPod touch "screen" belly, coupled with related real-world blocks that trigger different game play. (Suggested retail price: $59.99)

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Roll-A-Scare Toxic Race Playset (Spin Master), ages 3
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Roll-A-Scare Toxic Race Playset (Spin Master), ages 3 and up

Inspired by The Scare Games from "Monsters University" movie, this set lets you roll, pop and scare while you recreate elements from the movie. You can play solo, or with a friend by racing two "Roll-A-Scare" characters down the track. ($16.99; target.com)

ShowCam (Playskool), ages 3 and up AVAILABLE Fall
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ShowCam (Playskool), ages 3 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

A two-in-one digital camera and projector designed for little hands. It's easy to click and show their pictures using the instant projection. Push the Silly button and choose from a variety of silly stamps, instant stories and fun animations, all with silly sound effects. It holds up to 1000 images and a USB port making it easy to save, print and email your little ones' images. (Suggested retail price: $59.99)

HOT WHEELS Car Maker (Mattel), ages 5 and
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HOT WHEELS Car Maker (Mattel), ages 5 and up
AVAILABLE July

The Car Maker lets kids create their very own customized Hot Wheels 1:64 scale vehicles. They can choose the color wax stick that will be used to form the body of the car, the car mold and, in minutes, the body of the car is formed into a tough, durable shell ready for wheels. It includes two molds, 10 wax sticks, three chassis and sticker sheets. Additional vehicle molds and materials sold separately. (Suggested retail price: $49.99)

2-in-1 Shop & Cook Playset (VTech), ages 2
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2-in-1 Shop & Cook Playset (VTech), ages 2 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

This set transforms from a shopping cart to a kitchen in only a few simple steps. The cart responds with fun phrases and sounds. The kitchen comes complete with a sink, oven, stove burner and cutting board. (Suggested retail price: $49.99)

Minion Surprise Figures (Thinkway Toys), ages 4 and
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Minion Surprise Figures (Thinkway Toys), ages 4 and up
AVAILABLE Summer

These highly detailed 2-inch collectible figures come with display stands -- you can collect everyone from Minions Dave, Tom, Stuart, Tim and Carl to Dr. Nefario and the Unicorn, among others. (Suggested retail price: $2.99 each)

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TechPet (Bandai), ages 12 and up AVAILABLE Now
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TechPet (Bandai), ages 12 and up
AVAILABLE Now was a white dog; pink dog or dalmation out in spring

Think Tamagotchi come to life. Place your iPhone or iPod touch in its face to give it life; the more you take care of this dog by feeding it and caring for it, the more it can do. Includes app. (Suggested retail price: $59.99)

Barbie Digital Dress Doll (Mattel), ages 6 and
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Barbie Digital Dress Doll (Mattel), ages 6 and up
AVAILABLE August

The newest Barbie makes a digital fashion statement using the latest LED and touch-screen technology. Girls can create and select their own animated digital designs that appear on Barbie's dress. (Suggested retail price: $49.99)

Teen Beach Movie Dolls (Just Play), ages 3
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Teen Beach Movie Dolls (Just Play), ages 3 and up
AVAILABLE Summer

These beach party dolls are based on the new Disney Channel movie debuting this summer. The collection includes basic dolls dressed in retro beach gear and musical dolls that sing songs from the film and wear biker-themed fashions. (Suggested retail price: $12.99 and $19.99)

InnoTab 2 Baby (VTech), ages 12 months and
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InnoTab 2 Baby (VTech), ages 12 months and up
AVAILABLE Now

Designed specifically for babies, this tablet comes with a soft, removable gel bumper and includes a baby sign language program, Noah's Ark e-book, 12 sing-along nursery rhymes, coloring and drawing activity and more. (Suggested retail price: $89)

Schmovie (Galactic Sneeze), ages 12 and up AVAILABLE
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Schmovie (Galactic Sneeze), ages 12 and up
AVAILABLE August

Players are given a genre and a "what" suggestion. For instance, an action film about a killer sandwich. They compete to come up with the best title, either original or a parody on an actual movie, such as "Liverwurst Day Ever" or "Total Reflux." (Suggested retail price: $29.99)

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Hello Sunshine! (ThinkFun), ages 18 months and up
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Hello Sunshine! (ThinkFun), ages 18 months and up
AVAILABLE February

Hide and seek and plush toys – two toddler favorites – are brightly matched in an active play game. Parents and toddlers take turns hiding and finding Sunshine, a soft, huggable toy. As they seek Sunshine or hide it, toddlers learn positional concepts such as next to, behind and on top. (Suggested retail price: $19.99)

Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo (Playskool), ages 18
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Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo (Playskool), ages 18 months and up
AVAILABLE Fall

When little ones give Elmo a hug, he'll wrap his arms around them to show how much he loves them. The cuddly 22-inch lifelike Elmo has flexible arms and a soft head. He sings songs and bedtime lullabies. (Suggested retail price: $59.99)

Skylanders SWAP Force (Activision), ages 6-12 AVAILABLE Fall
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Skylanders SWAP Force (Activision), ages 6-12
AVAILABLE Fall

The newest game in the Skylanders franchise lets players reconfigure the 16 new action figures into more than 250 characters by “swapping” the top and bottom halves of their bodies. Mixing and matching changes characters’ powers and moves to give players more choices. Abilities include flying, climbing, digging, bouncing and teleporting. (Suggested retail price: TBD)

RoboMe (WowWee), ages 6 and up AVAILABLE Fall
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RoboMe (WowWee), ages 6 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

An Interactive robot with personality. Remote-controlled through included app; place iPhone or iPod Touch in its face. Choose its gender, voice and name. (Suggested retail price: $89.99)

Little People Happy Sounds Home (Fisher-Price), ages 1
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Little People Happy Sounds Home (Fisher-Price), ages 1 and up
AVAILABLE June

Songs and sounds accompany play with different tunes and sounds in day mode versus night. Open the house to discover a front door with a knocker, a window with a shade that flips to show a sunny or rainy day, a kitchen featuring a cooking-sounds stove, a living room phone that rings and much more. (Suggested retail price: $39.99)

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Cool Baker Donut Maker (Spin Master), ages 6
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Cool Baker Donut Maker (Spin Master), ages 6 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

Kids will enjoy making donuts in minutes. Just add water to the mix and place in the fridge for 15 minutes. Decorate the donuts with icing, rainbow sprinkles and more. (Suggested retail price: $14.99)

Go! Go! Smart Wheels 2-in-1 Race Track (VTech),
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Go! Go! Smart Wheels 2-in-1 Race Track (VTech), ages 1 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

Kids can race the two vehicles that are included on a circular track or on a straight jump track. To get the race started, simply place the cars at the starting line and push the flag handle to launch the vehicles into action. (Suggested retail price: $39.99)

Pinkie Cooper and the Jet Set Pets fashion
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Pinkie Cooper and the Jet Set Pets fashion dolls (Travel Collection) (The Bridge Direct), ages 4 and up
AVAILABLE Summer

This fashion doll line combines style and hairplay with love of pets. Pinkie Cooper and her pals — girls with dog heads — are world-traveling runway models. (Suggested retail price: $19.99)

Boom Boom Balloon (Spin Master), ages 7 and
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Boom Boom Balloon (Spin Master), ages 7 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

Players never know when the balloon will go BOOM. Roll the die and push in a stick until it clicks. Watch as the balloon squishes and squeezes, stretches and strains. If the balloon goes BOOM on your turn, you’re out. (Suggested retail price: $19.99)

Nerf Rebelle Crossbow (Hasbro), ages 8 and up
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Nerf Rebelle Crossbow (Hasbro), ages 8 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

Slide the front handle to flex the bow arms back and ready the blaster for play. Pull the trigger and watch the bow arms propel forward as darts soar up to 75 feet toward the target. Collect all six Nerf Rebelle darts. (Suggested retail price: $24.99)

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Toy Story Zing 'Ems Playset (Mattel), ages 4
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Toy Story Zing 'Ems Playset (Mattel), ages 4 and up

Zing 'Ems are two-inch figures that feature a unique bobble shape and wheels that allow kids to knock, crash and spin their favorite "Toy Story" characters. ($14.99; walmart.com)

Musical Owl (ALEX Toys), ages 18 months and
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Musical Owl (ALEX Toys), ages 18 months and up
AVAILABLE Spring

Making music can be a real hoot with this musical owl featuring four musical instruments in one: a rainbow xylophone, two mallets, a cymbal, a drum pad and washboard. (Suggested retail price: $36)

Supernova Blast Coaster Building Set (K'NEX), ages 9
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Supernova Blast Coaster Building Set (K'NEX), ages 9 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

K’NEX offers a coaster with glow-in-the-dark tracks. Includes more than 800 K’NEX pieces to construct a 3-foot-tall ride and a special motorized blaster that launches the coaster car into its journey around the track. (Suggested retail price: $69.99)

Wild Stylz (TOMY), ages 4 and up AVAILABLE
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Wild Stylz (TOMY), ages 4 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

Seven-inch dolls that have hair twice as long as their bodies, in blue, black, blond with blue streaks or more. (Suggested retail price: $9.99-$34.99)

Battroborg (TOMY), ages 6 and up AVAILABLE Fall
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Battroborg (TOMY), ages 6 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

Think Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots for a new generation. You hold the sensors and when you "punch," so does your robot. (Suggested retail price: $79.99 for set with two robots, controllers and arena)

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Codigo Teen Trivia (Four Clowns Game and Toy),
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Codigo Teen Trivia (Four Clowns Game and Toy), ages 9 and up
AVAILABLE April

Players take turns spinning a cube and using a smartphone to activate the corresponding trivia questions as they compete against friends. Categories include celebrity gossip, swag, sports and more. (Suggested retail price: $9.99)

Get Me Out! Pillow (Amrapur Overseas), ages 3
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Get Me Out! Pillow (Amrapur Overseas), ages 3 and up
AVAILABLE April

This travel pillow unzips to morph into a stuffed animal. The newest line includes licensed characters from children's movies including "Ice Age," "Alvin and the Chipmunks" and more. (Suggested retail price: $19.99)

The Mysfits (PlayHut), ages 4 and up AVAILABLE
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The Mysfits (PlayHut), ages 4 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

These collectible dolls feature a pop-'n-play feature, allowing kids to take them apart and mix 'n match their head, body and feet with their friends. (Suggested retail price: $7.99 each)

My Scare Pal Sulley (Spin Master), ages 3
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My Scare Pal Sulley (Spin Master), ages 3 and up
AVAILABLE Spring

Squeeze Sulley and he comes to life with three modes of play: Scary mode, tickle mode and sleepy mode. To switch between his different modes, just give him a little shake and his eyebrows move up and down, and mouth opens. He also comes loaded with multiple sounds and key phrases straight from the "Monsters University" movie. (Suggested retail price: $39.99)

Make Fashion Gummies (ALEX Toys), ages 7 and
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Make Fashion Gummies (ALEX Toys), ages 7 and up
AVAILABLE Spring

Make a fashionable outfit by adding water to the mix in the mold and design more than 40 yummy, gummy fashion shapes such as shoes, hats, ribbons and more. The set includes three flavors, seven molds and more. (Suggested retail price: $13.20)

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Easy-Bake Ultimate Oven 50th Anniversary Edition (Hasbro), ages
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Easy-Bake Ultimate Oven 50th Anniversary Edition (Hasbro), ages 8 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

Kids will love to get creative in the kitchen with the EASY-BAKE Ultimate Oven. Designed in a sleek black, silver and blue model. It features a heating element similar to a conventional oven and a large baking chamber and menu of treats including cakes, cookies, pretzels, cake pops, whoopie pies and chocolate truffles. (Suggested retail price: $54.99)

Flutterbye Fairies (Spin Master), ages 6 and up
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Flutterbye Fairies (Spin Master), ages 6 and up
AVAILABLE August

These fairies can fly; girls control them with the palms of their hands. (Suggested retail price: $34.99 includes fairy and base)

SweetLocks Scented Brushes (KRL Products), ages 7 and
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SweetLocks Scented Brushes (KRL Products), ages 7 and up
AVAILABLE March

Each SweetLocks scented hairbrush releases a puff of scent with each stroke of the brush. Available in two scents, Strawberry Sweetcake and Cheeky Cherrylime, with more scents to come. (Suggested retail price: $11.99)

Celebrity Throw Down (Buffalo Games), ages 14 and
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Celebrity Throw Down (Buffalo Games), ages 14 and up
AVAILABLE March

Each players each get four celebrity cards — perhaps they’ll hold Jennifer Aniston, Kanye West, Honey Boo Boo and Marilyn Monroe. Then, a situation card is played. Perhaps: “Who is the best celebrity to ... have a sandwich named after him/her?” Each player submits a celebrity card hoping theirs will win the round. Comes with 300 celebrity cards and 150-plus situations. (Suggested retail price: $29.95)

Rolling Busy Bus (ALEX Toys), ages 10 months
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Rolling Busy Bus (ALEX Toys), ages 10 months and up
AVAILABLE Now

The beads on the bus go round and round, up and down, and over and under on this wooden toy. Babies will enjoy mazes at the top, a peek-a-boo window, sliders, turning tiles, spinning gear and wheels. (Suggested retail price: $44)

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Combat Creatures Attacknid Robot (Wow! Stuff), ages 6
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Combat Creatures Attacknid Robot (Wow! Stuff), ages 6 and up
AVAILABLE Fall

Attacknids are the first creation under Wow! Stuff’s new Combat Creatures brand of battling robotics. These six-legged machines stand 10 inches tall and move with realistic spider-like motions, complete with a full 360-degree rotating Battle Head. (Suggested retail price: under $100)

BEJEWELED Game (Hasbro), ages 8 and up AVAILABLE
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BEJEWELED Game (Hasbro), ages 8 and up
AVAILABLE Spring

Based on the popular app, players can sparkle and shine as they swap gems to create matches of three or more to collect coins and win. (Suggested retail price: $19.99)

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