Gift ideas at holiday central

If you’re looking to give a gift for the holidays, holiday central is a good place to start. You’ll find electronic gift ideas, toys, handmade gifts, tools, automotive, even gifts for your pet, and more. There’s also a countdown to Black Friday deals.

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Gift Idea: Pie Face Game

Pie Face Game

This Pie Face Game by Hasbro is sort of a new take on hot potato. Each person turns a handle, and you score a point each time you don’t get hit by the pie. It’s sure to be a hilarious hit with the kids!

Gift Idea: Zoomer Dino

Winner of the 2014 Toy of the Year Award in the Innovative Toy category, Zoomer Dino by Spin Master would make an excellent gift for this holiday season.

Zoomer Dino Boomer, the Zoomer Dino is an interactive, remote controlled dinosaur that perfectly balances itself on two wheels.

Boomer’s eyes change colors to represent the different moods and he has different dinosaur movements and roars. He can be trained to do tricks and responds to touch – petting him will make him happy!

He can be controlled either with or without a remote control. Three AAA batteries are required for the remote. Using True Balance technology, he’ll roam around the house in all directions on two wheels and can also dance, and spin in circles.

Other versions of Zoomer Dino are also available.

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Gift Idea: Big Hero 6 Action Figures

If you’re looking for action figures from the movie Big Hero 6, here are a few of the top rated toys.

Big Hero 6 Deluxe Flying Baymax with Hiro Big Hero 6 11″ Deluxe Flying Baymax with 4.5″ Hiro. Comes with 3 AAA batteries. Baymax plays sounds depending on how you tilt him. Press a button to deploy his wings. Below is a video review of this figure.

Pictured to the right is the Big Hero 6 Nurse Baymax Funko- Disney Big Hero 6 Nurse Baymax

It is a 6-inch tall vinyl figurine that glows in the dark!

No batteries necessary to make it glow, just sit it out in light or sun for a little while and it will glow when brought into the dark.

Sold exclusively on Amazon.

Big Hero 6 Baymax 6-inch POP! POP! Disney: Big Hero 6 Baymax 6 inch POP! Save the city with your very own Big Hero 6 Armored Baymax Pop! Vinyl Figure. This armored Baymax stands approximately 6-inches tall and comes in a window display box. Fans of Big Hero 6 and Walt Disney Animation won’t want to miss out on this Baymax Pop! Vinyl figure! Baymax pop is 6 inches tall.

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Gift Idea: WowWee Robots

If your child is interested in robotic toys, WowWee, best known for their RoboSapien, makes some robots that your kids might enjoy.

WowWee MIP Black and Silver The WowWee MiP – Black and Silver has been compared to a Segway due to the fact that it can balance itself on two wheels, much like you can on a Segway. The MiP responds to hand gestures and has 7 different modes that will keep your child entertained. These modes are Dance, Roam, Stack, Tricks, Cage, Tracking, and MiP. It does NOT come with its own remote control, but can be controlled via an app available for iOS and Android devices. The app features: drive, path, dance, boxing, battle, stack, and cans. The package includes 1 MiP robot, 1 balance tray, 1 stand, and 1 tray sticker sheet.

Amazon also has exclusive MiP Deluxe Packs, available in both black and white versions. The black version includes a black MiP with silver trim. The white MiP includes a white robot with black trim. Both exclusive deluxe packs have the following extra items: rechargeable battery pack, a teeter ramp, a set of off road tires, and a set of blue rims.

WowWee Robosapien X Robot Kit The Robosapien X Robot Kit is WowWee’s successor to their popular Robosapien. It requires 3 AAA batteries for the remote and 4 D batteries for the robot itself (sold separately). It includes the Robosapien X, a remote control, and also a dongle for use with an iOS or Android device.

It has fast, full function arms with two types of grippers. It has multi-speed, fast, dynamic walking, running, and turning and 6 different kung fu moves. There are 67 preprogrammed functions: pick-up, throw, danc, kung-fu, fart, belch, rap, and more with 3 demonstration modes. It is fully programmable via remote control and can also react to touch, pickup, kicks, or sound. Up to 84 steps can be programmed from the remote control, while the iOS & Android app allows for unlimited program steps.

WowWee Roboraptor X Dinosaur Robot The WowWee Roboraptor X is a dinosaur robot that is powered by 6 AA batteries (not included) and 3 AAA batteries (not included) for the remote control. Roboraptor has different moods: hunting, playful, and cautious. It also has tail, chin, and mouth touch sensors.

The remote can control: hunting gait, walking gait, running gait, backward movement, turn left & right, walk left, walk right, stop. The remote also lets you move its head clockwise or counterclockwise, move the tail left and right, or bite. There is also a demo mode.

Roboraptor also has a free roam mode. If left alone for three minutes, it will autonomously explore its environment. He uses his infrared sensors to avoid obstacles. There is also a guard mode – in this mode, Roboraptor uses his infrared vision sensors and stereo sound sensors to guard the area around him. If he detects any sound or movement, Roboraptor will react with a roar and become animated.

Disney Frozen Christmas Gift Ideas

Disney’s Frozen is now playing in theaters. If your child loved the movie, here are some gifts you can get them:


Disney Frozen Sparkle Princess Elsa Doll If your child has a collection of Disney princesses, add one more with the Sparkle Princess Elsa Doll. Elsa was born with the power to create ice and snow. It’s a beautiful ability, but also extremely dangerous. Haunted by the moment her magic nearly killed her younger sister Anna, Elsa has isolated herself, spending every waking minute trying to suppress her growing powers. Her mounting emotions trigger the magic, accidentally setting off an eternal winter that she can’t stop. She fears she’s becoming a monster and that no one, not even her sister, can help her.

The Elsa doll features a gorgeous light blue gown with sparkles and sheer white overcoat.

Disney Frozen Sparkle Anna of Arendelle Doll Another doll for the collector of Disney princesses is the Sparkle Princess Anna of Arendelle Doll. Princess Anna is the main protagonist in the movie Frozen. She is the fearless, spunky, and innocently awkward sister of the powerful Snow Queen Elsa, and embarks on a perilous joruney to save her kingdom from an enternal winter.

Disney Frozen Complete Story Playset This Disney Frozen Complete Story Playset includes the full cast of characters from the movie. Sisters Anna and Elsa are adorable as small dolls wearing their signature fashions from the movie. Girls will recognize Anna’s Norwegian rosemaling-inspired design on her removable skirt; Elsa’s is a sparkling blue. To keep warm, both sisters wear their iconic capes: Anna’s a sweet pink and Elsa’s a sheer ethereal white. Prince Hans is also dressed formally, wearing a molded tuxedo. Brave Kristoff, the mountain man, is included too, dressed in his wintry woolens that include large mittens, a warm cap and a colorful belt around his cozy vest. Friends Olaf, a snowman, and Sven, Kristoff’s loyal reindeer, complete this set that will allow girls to play out and expand upon this heart-warming story. Set includes four small dolls and two figures.

Disney Frozen Castle & Ice Palace Playset To complement the Complete Story Playset is the Castle & Ice Palace Playset pictured to the right. Re-create the adventures of sisters Anna and Elsa (dolls sold separately). The set opens up to feature two beautiful settings: the impressive manse in Arendelle that Anna calls home and the majestic ice palace Elsa creates high up in the mountains. Flip the playset around to reveal a majestic “snowy” mountain with a slide for the sisters to take a ride. Castle comes with 10+ film-inspired accessories, including an adorable Olaf the snowman figurine, who can also go for a ride down the mountain slide.


Frozen Junior Novelizationk Frozen: The Junior Novelization retells the whole exciting story and features eight pages of full-color scenes from the movie!

When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a young dreamer, must team up with Kristoff, a daring mountain man, and his reindeer on the grandest of journeys to find Anna’s sister, the Snow Queen Elsa, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes, and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction.

A Tale of Two Sisters (Disney Frozen) (Step into Reading)

A Tale of Two Sisters (Disney Frozen) (Step into Reading)

This Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader brings all the magic and adventure of Frozen to girls and boys ages 4-6 who are just learning to read on their own.

Paperback: 32 pages
Grade level: Preschool – 1

Frozen Read-Along Storybook and CD Frozen Read-Along Storybook and CD

Based on the Disney film, Frozen, this exciting storybook-and-CD set features thrilling sound effects, word-for-word narration, and original movie voices!

Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey-teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven-to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom.

Age range: 3-5 years
Grade level: Preschool – Kindergarten
Paperback: 32 pages

Bedroom Sets

Disney Frozen Sister Love Sheet Set, Twin

Disney Frozen Sister Love Sheet Set

Available in twin or full sizes.

This beautiful Disney Frozen sheet set is 100% polyester microfiber.
The flat sheet has a white ground with dots and snowflakes.
The fitted sheet is a wall paper print in shades of pink and the pillowcase reverses for 2 different looks.
Easy care.

Disney Frozen Micro Mink Fitted Sheet and Pillowcase Set

Pictured to the right is a Disney Frozen Micro Mink Fitted Sheet and Pillowcase Set

Fits Mattresses: Up to 10″ Deep
Number of Pieces: 2
Pillowcase Features: Reversible
Includes: 1 Fitted Sheet, 1 Pillowcase
Fiber Content: 100 % Polyester
Care and Cleaning: Machine wash, cold, Non chlorine bleach when needed, Tumble dry, normal, low heat, Iron, low, Do not dry clean


Disguise Disney's Frozen Elsa Deluxe Girl's Costume 4-6X

Disguise Disney’s Frozen Elsa Deluxe Girl’s Costume, 4-6X

Icy blue dress with elegant sheer sleeves, a satiny blue skirt and sheer blue overlay printed with white snowflakes and icicles.

This costume includes dress, adjustable belt, and tiara. Does not include shoes. This is an officially licensed Disney product.


Official Disney Licensed Costume

Gold-toned tiara with a faux sapphire crowns

Shoes not included

Disguise Disney's Frozen Anna Deluxe Girl's Costume, 4-6X

Disguise Disney’s Frozen Anna Deluxe Girl’s Costume, 4-6X

Dress with sheer blue sleeves and a dark blue satin skirt printed with pretty blossoms.

This costume includes dress with vest top, and petticoat. Does not include shoes. This is an officially licensed Disney product.


Official Disney Licensed Costume

Petticoat and a black vest trimmed with gold sequins and printed with green vines

Shoes not included

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My Little Pony Equestria Girls Christmas Gift Ideas

Does your child like watching My Little Pony Equestria Girls? Here are some gift ideas that they’ll love!

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Rarity Doll
My Little Pony Equestria Girls Rarity Doll

The fashionable Rarity loves to design things and is usually seen with her bag full of outfits. She is very generous and lady-like, but can also be short-tempered. She is the element of generosity and is also concerned with her friends’ well-being.

Product dimensions: 2 x 6.1 x 13.4 inches ;
Weight: 0.5 ounces
Recommended for ages 5 and up

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Pinkie Pie Doll
My Little Pony Equestria Girls Pinkie Pie Doll

Pinkie Pie is the element of laughter. She has frizzy, big bright pink hair and pale pink skin. She has blue eyes and wears a white shirt with a heart on it. She wears a blue jacket over her shirt. She wears a pink skirt with balloons on it. She also wears blue boots with pink bows on them.

Product Dimensions: 2 x 6.1 x 13.4 inches

Product Weight: 0.5 ounces

Recommended for ages 5 and up

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Rainbow Dash Deluxe Doll With Accessories
My Little Pony Equestria Girls Rainbow Dash Deluxe Doll with Accessories

Rainbow Dash has long, rainbow colored hair with bangs hanging in the right side of her face. She wears a blue short-sleeved button up shirt and a white shirt with her pony version’s cutie mark logo on the chest. She also wears tight-fitting black bike shorts underneath a pink and white mini-shirt, rainbow colored knee socks, and light blue Converse style high top boots. For accessories, she wears rainbow colored wristbands.

This Rainbow Dash doll is ready to strike a stylish pose. Comes with 2 cute dresses. Clip-in ponytail in your doll’s hair or your own hair. Comes with backpack, wings, brush, earrings, bracelet, character cards and stickers.

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Twilight Sparkle Doll My Little Pony Equestria Girls Twilight Sparkle Doll

In Equestria, Twilight Sparkle is turned into a teenage human and Spike into a dog. She can’t get the hang of being human.

This Twilight Sparkle pony figure will be a true friend for all your Equestria Girls adventures! Her smart style matches her flair for finding every answer. She can’t wait to enjoy “magical” fun with her very best friend – you!

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Fluttershy Doll with Accessory My Little Pony Equestria Girls Fluttershy Doll with Accessory

This Equestria Girls Fluttershy doll is ready to strike fun poses wearing her favorite outfits. Her elbows and knees bend so you can both strike a pose together!

Fluttershy loves soft, sweet styles and getting all dressed up! Her favorite fashion statement is wearing fun, flowy dresses. This pretty Fluttershy doll comes with 2 stylish outfits, 2 pairs of shoes and accessories, so you can dress her up in different looks. Don’t forget to complete her look by accessorizing with her purse and more, and styling her hair with her brush.

For an even more ponyfied style, your Fluttershy doll can wear her wings on her back. You can also add the clip-in ponytail to your Fluttershy doll’s hairstyle, or wear it in your own hair!

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Applejack Fashion Doll My Little Pony Equestria Girls Applejack Fashion Doll

Applejack is the element of honesty. Like her pony counterpart, she has super strength.

This Applejack doll has soft, bendable arms and legs and comes with a hat, earrings and brush, stickers and clubcard. Her top is painted on and she has a skirt to complete her outfit.

This Applejack doll will be a true friend for all your Equestria Girls adventures. Her country-girl roots inspire her down-to-earthy style.

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Gift Idea – Kindle Fire HDX

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

Kindle Fire HDX The Kindle Fire HDX Comes in two sizes, 7 and 8.9 inches. The 7-inch HDX has a resolution of 1920×1200 and the 8.9-inch HDX has a resolution of 2560×1600, which gives more pixels per inch for a sharper quality image.

Both Kindle Fire HDX models have a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor with 2GB of RAM.

The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 has a rear 8-megapixel camera, as well as a front-facing camera.

The Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch has a front-facing camera, but no rear camera.

The Kindle Fire HDX comes with the latest Fire OS3 software.

Fire OS3 features include a new Mayday button for instant customer service support, second screen features, better touch response, X-Ray for music, a new reading mode that powers down hardware that’s not needed to extend the battery life and much more.

The 7-inch model weighs 303 grams, while the 8.9-inch model weighs 374 grams.

The 7-inch model starts at $229 and the 8.9-inch model starts at $379.

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Countdown to Black Friday Deals Week 2013

Countdown to Black Friday Deals Week

Why wait for Black Friday to start your shopping? Amazon has begun its countdown to Black Friday deals week with daily deals, so that you can start saving today. Get deals on DVDs, video games, electronics and much more!

If you’re not tech savvy and need a bit of help shopping for electronics, the electronics holiday gift guide can help you out! Click the image below to shop for electronics.

Electronics Holiday Gift Guide

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Despicable Me 2 Christmas Gift Ideas – Plush Toys

If you’re shopping for a non-electric Despicable Me 2 toy to give as a Christmas gift, these plush toys are a great alternative to their battery operated counterparts! Get FREE shipping with orders over $35!

Despicable Me 2 Minion Dave Plush Despicable Me 2 Minion Stuart Plush

The above plush Minions both measure 9 inches tall, have hard plastic eyes, and hard plastic grey goggles. They are non-electric and are recommended for children ages 4 and up. Choose between Minion Dave, pictured on the left, or Minion Stuart, pictured on the right.

The above toys are non-electric, non-talking toys. Click the following links if you are looking for the battery operated, Talking Minion Dave or battery operated Minion Stuart Laughing toy.

Despicable Me 2 Evil ONE-EYED Purple Minion Plush Despicable Me 2 Evil TWO-EYED Purple Minion Plush

Also available are plush Evil Minions. In Despiciable Me 2, Gru’s Minions are mutated into evil purple minions by the PX-41 serum. Plush Evil Minions are 10 inches tall and are available as either an Evil One-Eyed Purple Minion or an Evil Two-Eyed Plush Purple Minion.

Despicable Me 2 Agnes Plush Despicable Me Agnes' Fluffy Unicorn Plush

An Agnes Plush is also available. She measures 10 inches tall and has removable clothing that can be washed. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Agnes’ fluffy unicorn from the original Despicable Me is also available – it’s sooooo fluuuuuffy!

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