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.


Whether your aspiring artist likes to dabble in the art form or is a total petite Picasso, the new DabitZ will help him make inspired creations with an unexpected tech twist. This spot-on system takes its cues from Georges Seruat, with special color-coded markers kids use to paint design templates in pseudo-pointillistic style. Choose from any of the 12 that come in the kit, or use the free DabitZ app to create your own templates of everyday pics you take. Either way, expect a frame-worthy masterpiece when you’re done!

Find it online, $34.99
Ages: 5 & up

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

—Allison Sutcliffe

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