Just like that, your tiny tot isn’t so tiny anymore. And her toys are growing up too! In fact, her holiday wish list has gone from simple Duplos to 1,000-piece LEGO sets, cuddly stuffed animals to augmented reality toys, and plain old racecars to buildable electronic sets. Navigate your big kid’s winter wishes with our slideshow featuring hot toys for school-age kids below.

Temple of the Ultimate Ultimate Weapon

Your little LEGO fan waits all year for the big purchase (and you do too!). This year, mini LEGO fans will be lining up for the brand new LEGO Ninjago movie tie-ins that bring the big screen home. We’re crushing on the Temple of the Ultimate Ultimate Weapon, with over 1,400 pieces, trap doors, secret entrances, and dynamite drops, it’s enough to make any fanboy or girl swoon. Add in seven of your favorite Ninjago warrior minifigs and even Lord Garmadon couldn’t spoil this awesome purchase. <i>Psst</i> … check out all the new LEGO Ninjago sets for inspiration!

Find it on Amazon, $80
Ages: 9-14

Which one will you put on your holiday wish list? Share your pick in a comment.

—Allison Sutcliffe

All prices current at the time of publication.

All images courtesy of featured companies.

 

 

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