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.

Carnival Knockdown Challenge

Step right up to this adorable and educational newly-released game from Lakeshore Learning. It’s just what your little clowns need to up their STEM learning quotient this holiday. Using snap-together carnival booths, kidlets construct their own zany bulls-eye course, then knock them all down using an adjustable launcher. The fun comes in figuring out the how and why of hitting the target (with a little help from the included game booklet). Ready, aim, launch!

Find it online, $29.99
Ages: 5-10

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

—Allison Sutcliffe

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