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Time to Play’s Most Wanted List

Here it is — the most-anticipated hot toy list of the year! Time to Play’s Holiday 2011 Most Wanted Toys List represents the toys our editorial team thinks will be the most popular most fun — and Most Wanted this year. Over the past year, we’ve looked at and reviewed literally thousands of toys, and the ones you see here are the best of the best — the ones everyone will be talking about in the following weeks.

Time to Play’s Holiday 2011 Most Wanted Toys List is presented alphabetically.

  • Angry Birds Knock On Wood Game

    from Mattel

    This product is part of the
    Angry Birds brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 5 and up

    Review: Mattel has taken the popular online game Angry Birds and turned it into an offline skill-and-action game. The Angry Birds Knock On Wood Game is a tabletop game that plays pretty much like the…

    Angry Birds Knock On Wood Game
  • Beyblade: Metal Fusion

    from Hasbro

    This product is part of the
    Beyblade brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 8 and up

    Review: The phenomenon returns. Hasbro’s Beyblade was a huge hit, taking the concept of customizable battling tops to a whole new level and spawning entertainment, competition and a worldwide hit. The…

    Beyblade: Metal Fusion
  • Big Action Construction Site

    from Fisher-Price

    We recommend this product for
    ages 2.5 and up

    Review: The Big Action Construction Site is a 360-degree playset with lots to engage kids from every angle. It features a preschooler-ready R/C truck that’s easy for even a 3-year-old to use because it has…

    Big Action Construction Site
  • DaGeDar

    from Cepia, LLC

    This product is part of the
    DaGeDar brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 5 and up

    Review: A classic, yet innovative, new collectible toy line for boys comes from Cepia, the makers of the popular ZhuZhu Pets. Cepia describes DaGeDar as supercharged ball bearings, which is essentially…

    DaGeDar
  • FyrFlyz

    from i-Star Entertainment

    This product is part of the
    FyrFlyz brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 8 and up

    Review: Light up the night with FyrFlyz, a new take on a classic yo-yo-like toy. (In that it features a plastic piece that’s manipulated on a string. Hard to explain, but you get it the moment you see it.)…

    FyrFlyz
  • Hot Wheels Wall Tracks

    from Mattel

    This product is part of the
    Hot Wheels brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 4 and up

    Review: Hot Wheels has been around for nearly 43 years, and this year it’s adding some great innovation. Instead of tracks being built on the floor, Wall Tracks are built up on the wall. Packaged with a…

    Hot Wheels Wall Tracks
  • InnoTab

    from VTech

    We recommend this product for
    ages 4 and up

    Review: Kids are fascinated by everything in the adult world, so it’s no surprise that they want to get their hands on adult technology like an iPad. Most parents aren’t comfortable handing such an…

    InnoTab
  • Lalaloopsy Silly Hair Jewel Sparkles

    from MGA Entertainment

    This product is part of the
    Lalaloopsy brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 4 and up

    Review: The Lalaloopsy dolls have gotten a new look—bendable, plastic hair. Silly Hair Jewel Sparkles has long, bendable strands of plastic hair for girls to style and decorate. Add beads to the…

    Lalaloopsy Silly Hair Jewel Sparkles
  • Lazer Stunt Chaser Dragon Fire

    from Thinkway Toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 4 and up

    Review: The Lazer Stunt Chaser Dragon Fire is a light-controlled R/C stunt vehicle. This car performs stunts and is always “right side up,” thanks to its two-sided design. The remote control lets kids…

    Lazer Stunt Chaser Dragon Fire
  • LeapPad Explorer

    from LeapFrog

    We recommend this product for
    ages 4 and up

    Review: Today’s kids are very tech-savvy. Even the youngest kids know how to use the same gadgets that mom or dad use, and they want to. However, some parents may be wary of letting their 4-year-old play…

    LeapPad Explorer
  • LEGO Alien Conquest

    from LEGO

    This product is part of the
    Alien Conquest brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 7 and up

    Review: This is a product line featuring the following toys: Alien Mothership, Alien Conquest Earth Defense HQ, and the Alien Conquest UFO Abduction.

    LEGO Alien Conquest
  • LEGO Ninjago

    from LEGO

    This product is part of the
    Ninjago brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 8 and up

    Review: This is a product line featuring the following toys: Ninjago: Garmadon’s Dark Fortress, Ninjago Turbo Shredder, and the Fire Temple.

    LEGO Ninjago
  • Lite Sprites

    from WowWee

    This product is part of the
    Lite Sprites brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 4 and up

    Review: With Lite Sprites, girls can light up their world with color. Lite Sprites cast and catch color and light to express their emotions. Girls can “magically” capture, transfer, and share color and…

    Lite Sprites
  • The Logo Board Game

    from Spin Master

    We recommend this product for
    ages 12 and up

    Review: The Logo Board Game tests your knowledge of the brands you love. Do you know what’s in a V8? What does UPS stand for? Can you name the most popular brand of frozen TV dinners? If you can answer…

    The Logo Board Game
  • Monster High Dead Tired

    from Mattel

    This product is part of the
    Monster High brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 6 and up

    Review: This is a product line featuring the following toys: Monster High Dead Tired Draculaura, Monster High Dead Tired Frankie Stein, Monster High Dead Tired Ghoulia Yelps and Monster High Dead Tired Cleo…

    Monster High Dead Tired
  • Nerf Vortex

    from Hasbro

    This product is part of the
    Nerf Vortex brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 8 and up

    Review: This is a product line featuring the following toys: Nerf Vortex Vigilon, Nerf Vortex Nitron, Nerf Vortex Praxis and Nerf Vortex Proton.

    Nerf Vortex
  • Redakai

    from Spin Master

    This product is part of the
    Redakai brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 6 and up

    Review: Redakai is a new collectible trading card game from Spin Master. Unlike other trading card games, Redakai cards utilize Blast 3D technology, which means the cards contain 3D and animation effects,…

    Redakai
  • Spy Net Stealth Video Glasses

    from Jakks Pacific

    This product is part of the
    Spy Net brand of toys

    We recommend this product for
    ages 8 and up

    Review: Kids love playing spy, and they want all the cool gear that goes along with it. The Spy Net Stealth Video Glasses lets kids capture evidence in plain sight with high-tech and stylish sunglasses…

    Spy Net Stealth Video Glasses
  • 3D BreakThrough Puzzle – Classic Mickey Mouse

    from MEGA Brands

    We recommend this product for
    ages 8 and up

    Review: Over the years, jigsaw puzzles haven’t changed very much. There have been new pictures, piece counts, and even some new shapes, but puzzles have always been, well, flat. That’s not a bad thing:…

    3D BreakThrough Puzzle - Classic Mickey Mouse

Comments

  • http://twitter.com/angrybirdsKOW angry birds

    Nice list. I particularly like the Angry Birds: Knock On Wood game. I luckily bought this game last month as I think that it will quickly sell out before the 2011 holiday season.

  • http://twitter.com/angrybirdsKOW angry birds

    Nice list. I particularly like the Angry Birds: Knock On Wood game. I
    luckily bought this game last month as I think that it will quickly sell
    out before the 2011 holiday season.

  • http://twitter.com/angrybirdsKOW angry birds

    Nice list. I particularly like the Angry Birds: Knock On Wood game. I luckily bought this game last month as I think that it will quickly sell out before the 2011 holiday season.

  • http://twitter.com/angrybirdsKOW angry birds

    Nice list. I particularly like the Angry Birds: Knock On Wood game. I
    luckily bought this game last month as I think that it will quickly sell
    out before the 2011 holiday season.

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