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Best Toys for Boys!

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Boys love all sorts of toys. Cars, remote controlled vehicles, construction toys, technology based toys like iPads, spy themes, collectible toys and movie inspired toys are big hits amongst boys of all ages. Many of these toys will also appeal to pre-teens and adults, especially with regard to the Nerf and Xploderz blasters. This list includes not only some of the best toys for boys, but some of new toys this holiday season.

1. Cars AppMATes

©Disney

This is one of the best new toys for boys! Inspired from the Cars movies, these Cars AppMATes from Disney encourage a whole new level of iPad play. Download the free app and place the cars directly on the iPad to play! Cars are sold in packs of 2 and there are 6 different cars all together. Recommended for kids ages 4 and up.

2. VTech InnoTab

©VTech

Are you looking for an educational toy for your child that's similar to an iPad but much more cost-effective? The VTech InnoTab by VTech Toys is an e-book, gaming device and touch screen tablet for kids ages 4-9. This educational toy is a cost-effective tablet and iPad alternative, where kids will enjoy using the integrated features and the touch screen applications to not only play games, but to build vocabulary and enhance skills for reading.

3. DaGeDar

©Cepia

Kids will love racing and competing with these unique balls. After setting up the course, kids skillfully race their ball bearings, propelling them along a track through loops and turns. There will be over 200 collectible ball characters available for purchase.

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4. Lazer Stunt Chaser

©Thinkway Toys

This remote controlled car is directed not only by the control, but by the laser light emitting from the controller. This is a 2 sided car that can perform a variety of stunts. More than 1 car can race together, side-by-side, with a friend's car. Included in the package is a 4-in-1 stunt ramp. The light up rims change colors when riving. The car can reach speeds of up to 300 mph. There is a built-in rechargeable battery.

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5. Redakai XReader

©Spinmaster

These 3Dmatik cards are stacked on top of each other on the XReader. Redakai is different than other card games, because upon stacking the cards, there are special special effects. This pack comes with 22 cards and the XReader acts as a storage case. There is a basic game as well as an advanced version, and this card game involves a lot of gaming strategy. Only one package of cards is needed to play.

6. Hot Wheels Wall Tracks

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Every parent has fallen prey to the rogue car living on the living room floor that when stepped on can be quite painful. Using 3M technology, Hot Wheels Wall Tracks fasten the track and stunt systems directly to any way! What a new and different way for boys to play with their Hot Wheels cars! Recommended for boys 4 and up. Additional accessory kits can also be purchased separately.

7. Squinkies

©Blip Toys

Boys love to collect small toy items and trade them with their friends. These small, squishy Squinkies live inside plastic bubbles. THese larger bubbles can be stored nicely in the playsets such as the Skull Cavern Playset. With the addition of the licensed Squinkies, little boys will enjoy swapping their Marvel Universe, Cars 2, Toy Story, and Hot Wheels characters.

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8. Hot Wheels Video Racer Vehicle

©Mattel / ©PriceGrabber

A remote controlled car that takes video of 30 frames per second, while the car drives and completes various stunts. There is 12 minutes of memory built-in to the car. The car includes a built-in LCD screen with real-time playback. Attach it to the computer via USB and children can play, share and edit their own videos to include music, scene transitions and special effects!

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9. Dr. Dreadful Zombie Lab

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Dr. Dreadful is a new take on science experiments, where kids follow the instructions to do the projects and then eat them! Step-by-step instructions allow boys to follow the directions with picture cues on their own. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
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10. Kre-O

©Hasbro

Kre-O is a building set that allows children to construct many different characters from the popular movie, Transformers. Collect and create the whole series, which includes play sets with a variety of different pieces. Who is your child' favorite, is it Optimus Prime BumbleBee or any other Auto-Bots? Recommended for kids ages 6 and up.

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