Experts say, with our economy and major retailers still suffering, customers will be shopping in droves for bigger and better deals more than ever before. But if you’re not the type to stand in line, in the freezing cold, outside of Kmart at 4 a.m. with screaming kids, consider shopping online for the same deals.
Amazon is marking down everything from popular electronics to the coveted toys featured on the Toys “R” Us 2010 Hot Holiday Toy List. Many of these toys are actually cheaper than in stores! When you buy from one of the links below, i♥moms receives a small (but extremely helpful) percentage from your purchase, which enables us to keep our mom site going. Why wait for Black Friday, when you can beat the throngs of desperate shoppers, get free shipping and help out i♥moms!
Top 10 Toys This Year:
1. Calico Critters Townhome With Lights
$79.95 Free Shipping
Also known as “Willow Hall” in the Sylvanian Families range, this two storey house is the first Calico Critters house to have working lights! As with most of the Calico Critters House playsets, the Townhome doesn’t come with any figures or accessories.
$12.99 Free Shipping (With purchase of $25 or more)
The object: sink your ball into the cup and light it up. Get it in and you’ll hear the sweet sounds of victory, YEAH SCORE! Miss the shot and your friends get the chance to one-up you.
3. Disney Princess & Me 18-Inch Doll Set
$62 Free Shipping
Disney Cinderella fans will love this 18-inch tall doll! The Disney Princess and Me dolls let you live a royal lifestyle with your favorite princess! She comes complete with a Royal Invitation and Princess Certificate.
4. Disney Pixar Toy Story 3 Tri-County Landfill Junkyard
$63 with Free Shipping
This is the junkyard where Buzz ends up in terrible danger and has to escape with a little help from his friends. Playset features characters Lotso, Buzz, and the Three Little Green Aliens.
5. Fast Lane Wild Fire Monster Truck
This super cool, battery-operated, remote controlled vehicle will conquer any type of terrain and withstand your child’s rugged handling! It’s over 24-inches long, with wheels large enough to roll over obstacles and turn 360 degrees.
6. Fisher-Price Imaginext BIGFOOT the Monster
$84.88 Free Shipping
This battery-operated, remote controlled big guy is designed for kids aged 3 to 8. Includes a “fun button” for a variety of sounds, words and even rap songs! The best part: Bigfoot also dreams. Press any of the “emotion buttons” while he sleeps and hear him dream.
7. LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Learning Game System
$55.50 Free Shipping
The best-selling educational handheld is now even better! Kids can play and learn on the go, then expand the fun online with game downloads and rewards. Parents can connect to see what their children are playing and learning.
8. Loopz Game
Designed for single-player fun or multiplayer action, Loopz is a high-energy music memory game that tests kids’ skills and gets them moving. The unique Loopz game device features four semi-circular rings arranged in a four-square pattern. Each is outfitted with a motion sensor that detects movement.
9. LEGO Minotaurus Game
$20 Free Shipping
In Lego Minotaurus, the mighty Minotaur protects a secret temple hidden deep inside a labyrinth. Be the first to lead your heroes to their colored area at the secret temple to win the game.
10. Monster High Cleo De Nile and Deuce Gorgon Gift Set
High school sweethearts Cleo De Nile and Deuce Gorgon are the most popular couple at Monster High and they’re the most fashionable too! Includes 2: dolls, pets, accessories, diaries and doll stands.