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.


Who needs a puppy or a pony at the holidays when you can have a pet baby monkey instead? These adorable play-mates, the latest invention from tech toy wonder company WowWee, will steal your little mate’s heart with its first motion-activated coo, squeal or kiss. And each sweet monkey has her own personality, so it’s easy to find one that shares your sidekick’s temperament. File this one under hot gift for 2017!

Find it at a store in your area, $14.99
Ages: 5 & 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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