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Top Christmas Toys - The 10 Hottest Christmas Toys For Kids

Updated on March 17, 2011

If you're looking for the top toys for Christmas 2009, look no further! Here you'll find a list of the hottest 10 kids Xmas toys this season, so you're bound to find one that suits your child's taste and your budget! Remember too that if you shop online, you'll probably find these toys at a better price than in the stores.

Here we go, from A-Z…

1. Bakugan Battle Pack

Bakugan Battle Brawlers is a Japanese anime TV series, and the Bakugan Battle Pack is a fun game that's based on the antics of the characters in the series. The Battle Pack includes six action figures from the series, as well as a variety of cards that are used to play the game. Each pack contains a random selection of characters. This is a strategic game and is suitable for children over the age of five. And if your kids are Bakugan fans but already have this game, there are plenty of other Bakugan toys and accessories available too!

2. Battle Strikers Turbo Tops Starter Set

Battle Strikers is a fun battling tops game where kids can enjoy pitting their skills against each other to control the magnetically charged turbo tops. The set consists of a Turbo Launcher, Striker and Controller, and you can choose from the Tsunami and Dragonblaze designs. In addition to the starter sets, there are various other top designs to collect, as well as Battle Strikers games such as the Tournament pack. Battle Strikers Start Sets are suitable for children aged over five years.

3. Ben 10 Alien Force - Kevin's DX Action Cruiser

Ben 10, the highly popular American animated series, has spawned a whole range of toys and accessories, so if your kid is a Ben 10 fan, these make great Christmas gifts. This year, Kevin's DX Action Cruiser from the Alien Force series is especially popular, and it includes a figure of Kevin, plus an array of exciting features – sure to go down well with any Ben 10 fan if he or she doesn't already have it. And if they do, there are plenty of other Ben 10 toys to choose from!

4. Bendaroos Flexible Building Sticks Mega Pack

The Bendaroos Mega Pack is another of the most popular kids Christmas toys this season, and is a great choice if you're looking for creative toys. Bendaroos are flexible sticks that hold their shape and stick to any surface without the need for messy glue or tape. They come in a variety of rainbow colors, and with Bendaroos you child can have hours of fun creating a huge variety of things, from animals to buildings. The Bendaroos Mega Pack contains 400 Bendaroos, plus templates, a cutting tool and instructions.

5. Go Go Pets Hamsters

Most children love animals, but unfortunately it's not always practical to have a pet. Also known as Zhu Zhu pets, Go Go Hamsters are a low maintenance  alternative, and are interactive, so kids can practice caring for them, and get some immediate feedback. Go Go Pet Hamsters are extremely popular Xmas gifts for kids right now, and many stores are selling out quickly, but you can still buy them online. There are four GoGo Hamsters – Chunk, Num Nums, Pipsqueak and Mr. Squiggles – and there's also a wide range of Go Go Pets accessories to go with them.

6. GX Racers Tightrope Terror Play Set

Car loving kids will enjoy the Tightrope Terror set from GX Racers, which features an exciting above-ground track (including a tightrope) over which the car must travel. The track can be set up between any two points in the room, and also makes a great addition to any existing stunt race course.

7. Kidizoom Multimedia Digital Camera

With the Kiddizoom Multimedia Digital Camera from VTech, children can enjoy taking digital photos – and you don't need to worry about them breaking your expensive camera! This camera is a great Christmas toy, and features a rugged body is easy to hold and that protects the camera against rough treatment. It will take both still photos and video footage, and also features games that can be played on the camera's color screen, or via the TV when you hook it up. The Kidizoom camera is available in various colors, and you can also buy protective cases that make it easy to carry the cameras around when on the go.

8. Lego Games Minotaurus

Minotaurus from Lego Games is a great Christmas present idea for kids and for the rest of the family too. This fun strategy game is for 2-4 players, and you must try to avoid the Minotaur, while leading your character to the temple. The game features a lego maze, which can be rebuilt as you play, in order to block your opponents. This is a fun gift idea for kids aged seven or over.

9. Monopoly City

Monopoly City is another exciting game that all the family can play, making it an excellent Christmas present idea. It is a bit different from the original Monopoly board game and involves buying building permits, and the game also features an electronic device, which controls the economic conditions under which the game is played. Monopoly City is great for older children, and is suitable for 2-6 players.

10. Transformers Movie 2 Voyager Figures

Transformers has always been popular with kids, and one of this year's hot Christmas gifts is the selection of Voyager Figures, which like their predecessors, can be changed into different modes. Various models are available, all based on the second Transformers movie. These figures make a great present for any child who enjoys playing with toys like this, and with the variety of models available, you're sure to find one to suit his/her tastes.


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