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.

Z Doll & Book

Meet Z Yang, one of American Girl’s 2017 releases, and soon to be new BFF for your AG fan. Star of her own vlog, Z is all about lights, camera and action! She comes with a photo-ready outfit and the paperback book, The Real Z, that details her experiences both in front of and behind the lens. This Seattle-based filmmaker can’t wait to share her story and bring hours of imaginative play (and inspiration) to your home!

Find it online, $115
Ages: 8 & up

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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