Hottest Holiday Gifts - Gift ideas for kids

If you’re shopping for kids this year, it can be hard to find the toys that they want in stock.  So be sure to act fast when it comes to popular gifts for kids because they will sell out quickly.

If your child hasn’t already told you what gift he/she wants for Christmas this year, then here are a few ideas.

The Tales of Beedle the BardThe Tales of Beedle the Bard – From the creator of the wildly popular Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling brings us The Tales of Beedle the Bard. This is a collection of wizarding fairy tales. This book was left to Hermione Granger in Albus Dumbledore’s will. The stories are accompanied by pen and ink illustrations by J.K. Rowling herself. This is sure to be a hit if your child is a Harry Potter fan. Comes in standard and collector’s editions.

Elmo LiveElmo Live – Elmo is always a hit with younger kids.  Who doesn’t love the cute red Sesame Street character?  Elmo Live talks, sings, dances, tells jokes, and even gives hugs.  He makes a nice gift if your kids can’t get enough of him on Elmo’s World.

Busy Ball PopperPlayskool Busy Ball Popper – As one of this year’s bestselling baby toys, Playskool’s Busy Ball Popper is a must buy and the best toy for babies in 2008. The Busy Ball Popper will stimulate your child’s motor skills while keeping them entertained for hours on end. When dropped onto the track, the colorful balls will roll along the track and pop out of the top to be dropped, rolled, and popped up all over again! The Busy Ball Popper includes silly sound effects and eight upbeat tunes accompany the animated action.

Biscuit My Lovin PupFur Real Friends Biscuit My Lovin Pup – A hot selling gift last year was the Fur Real Friends Butterscotch Pony. Fur Real Friends has produced another hot gift for Christmas 2008, Biscuit My Lovin Pup. This adorable interactive puppy will be on the top of every little girl’s Christmas wish list. Expect an extreme demand for this toy the closer you get to Christmas. If you don’t want to pay more than retail prices for it, get your order in ASAP!

Pleo Robotic DinosaurPleo Robotic Dinosaur – Pleo the Robotic Dinosaur by Ugobe was a hit last Christmas, and still is one of the most popular kids toys available. Pleo is the most advanced robotic toy ever to be released. This amazing robotic marvel not only moves organically, it also explores its environment on its own, and interacts with you. It will also show its emotions based on its life experiences. Pleo the Dinosaur is the smartest toy your child will ever play with.

Lego Castle King's Castle SiegeLego Castle: King’s Castle Siege – Kids love Legos and the Castle collection is a huge hit!  King’s Castle Siege is a must have set for builders.  With over 950 pieces, this set will provide hours of building fun.

Kid Tough Waterproof Digital CameraKid Tough Waterproof Camera – The award winning Fisher-Price Kid Tough Digital Camera is now more durable than ever. If being dropped on the pavement, falling down flights of stairs, and getting generally abused wasn’t enough, the New Waterproof Kid Tough Digital Camera can now get juice spilled on it, can get taken out in the rain, and dunked in the pool, making it the best electronic kids toy and a hot gift to give this holiday season. Available in both blue and pink.

Kota The TriceratopsKota My Triceratops Dinosaur – Kota My Triceratops Dinosaur is going to be one of the best Christmas toys of 2008. Kot is a huge moving, talking, interactive dinosaur that your kids will absolutely love. Kota roars back when your child talks to him. The best part about this amazing interactive robotic dinosaur is that Kota is durable enough that your child will be able to ride on his back!