Must Have Christmas Gifts

Must-Have-Christmas-Gifts

Discover the hottest Must Have Christmas Gifts this season! If you have not already thought about gifts for your loved ones and special friends, then this will definitely give you a helping hand. Avoid the stress of last minute Christmas shopping, get your Christmas pressies now!

Christmas is a very special time, a magical time, a time for love, a time for giving and sharing and where friends and family come together to celebrate a very special day and to exchange gifts.

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Top 10 Must Have Christmas Gifts For Mom

Are you wondering what to get as a gift for mom this Christmas? Getting a Christmas gift for mom can be quite a task. When I was young I remember this task was taken care of by my aunt who would buy that gift for me to give my mom.

I have made this task easy for you. Listed in this lens are 10 items for mom that she would really love to have this Christmas.

I am a firm believer that a Christmas gift for mom should be personal and not get her a gift of like a rice cooker, blender or something for the house.

1) Pibbs FM3830A Footbath Massager
Your mom will enjoy herself after a tiring day on her feet. This footbath does actually heat up the water, and even after 2 hours of use the foot bath is able to maintain a reasonable temperature. This footbath vibrates as well and it is a few inches deeper than most others. This can accommodate size 12 feet easily. It has a hood which prevents water from splashing about.

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2) Oregon Scientific I.comfort Portable Rolling Shiatsu-style Massager

Is your mom having a constant backache and needs relief, then, this massager helps tremendously. It also helps that it weighs only about 6 pounds and therefore portable. It has rollers which adjust so accurately hit your upper back to relieve your tense muscles. The included remote control helps control to customize the location and type of massage that you require.
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3) Aroma Home Hot Sox

Your mom will simply adore this “Hot Sox” which are made from natural wheat and infused with Lavender. If you find this to be too overpowering you could always remove the sachet. It comes in one size which fits up to a ladies size 9. In order to use them, they have to be microwaved and then you put them on and your tired feet will be in heaven! The heat will probably last for about 20 to 30 minutes once heated, but will still keep your feet considerably warm.

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4) The Slanket Blanket-Alaskan Blue
The Slanket is a great gift for mom to keep her warm during the cold weather. It is basically an oversized fleece blanket but with sleeves. It is designed so that your entire body is covered but still can use your hands. Reviewers are of the opinion that the Slanket is very much better than Snuggies qualitywise – it is made of higher quality fleece.

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5) Scala Women’s Cotton Big Brim Ultraviolet Protection Hat with Inner Drawstring

This practical and stylish hat with a 4.6 out of 5 star rating on Amazon comes in a wide range of colours. It is made of 100 percent cotton. It has a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 50+ and provides excellent protection from the sun. It has an adjustable draw string, they are one size and it is also packable.

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6) Sunpentown Healthy Swing Machine with Swivel Disc
The Healthy Swinger has 14 different speed adjustments unlike some other machines which have only one setting. This machine is said to be a very effective remedy for those suffering from circulatory problems in the legs. It is best for you to seek medical advice first before trying out any of these.

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7) Waterpik Ultra Water Flosser

This water flosser is ideal for people who are using braces, crowns, bridges, implants etc. It is said to remove bacteria and debris effectively lodged between teeth and below gum line. It can also effectively remove up to 99.9% of plaque with 1 minute of flossing. From gentle water pressure to deep cleansing this has 10 adjustable water pressure settings for you to choose what is best suited for your gums and teeth.

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8) Apple iPod touch 32 GB (3rd Generation) OLD MODEL

If your mom needs endless entertainment then get her the Apple iPod. She can check her emails, listen to the radio, watch videos, read the news, listen to her own collection of songs with no interruptions such as commercial breaks and many more. There are countless apps too which could be downloaded. Your mom will love you for getting her this iPod touch this Christmas.

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9) 100% Combed Pure Turkish Cotton Terry Robe, Free Embroidery (XL, Ivory)

This is a full size Turkish Terry bathrobe made out of 100% cotton. You can request for any embroidery that you want to have on the bathrobe. This is a robe definitely not for short people. Ideal for heights between 5’6″ and 6’6″. Ankle length bathrobes are generally very difficult to come by, so if this is what you mom is looking for, then get it for her this Christmas.

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10) Brand New – NIX 10.4 inch Digital Photo Frame – X10D

This 10.4 inch Digital Photo Frame will make an ideal christmas gift for mom. It has no internal memory therefore you have to insert your SD card or memory stick to play your favourite photos or videos. This frame has a very handy feature where you can set it to turn on and off automatically. It is simple to use just plug and play!price


Top 10 Must Have Christmas Gifts For Dad

You are probably asking yourself – what should I get dad. Getting a Christmas gift for dad too can be quite a task. You could always get him something in keeping with his hobbies. A gift card too would be an ideal gift, so that he could get what he really wants!

1) Amazon.com Gift Cards – In a Gift Box – Free One-Day Shipping

If you are not sure what to get Dad this Christmas, this is an excellent way of letting them get what they were hoping for. These gift boxes are really high end and are available in denominations of $50, $75, $100, $150, $200, $250, $350 and $500. These gift cards are so easy to use and redeem and ideal for someone who has a wishlist on Amazon – who doesn’t?

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2) Personalized Set Leather Wrap 8oz Stainless Steel Flask, Funnel and Shot Glass Groomsman Gift – Engraved

Get something personal engraved for dad on this stainless steel leather wrapped flask. It can hold 8 oz of his favourite drink. Also included in this package are 1 funnel and 2 shot glasses. An ideal Christmas gift.

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3) Dirty Harry Ultimate Collector’s Edition (Dirty Harry / Magnum Force / The Enforcer / Sudden Impact / The Dead Pool) (2008)
Does your dad love Clint Eastwood? Then he would love to have this Dirty Harry Ultimate Collectors Edition. Even if he has already seen them, I am sure he would love to watch the series again. This collection include Dirty Harry two-disc special edition, Magnum Force, The Enforcer, Sudden Impact and The Dead Pool. It comes in Blu-ray format or DVD format.

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4) New Balance Men’s MR993 Running Shoe
Ideal for dad if he goes for a jog everyday. These shoes are leather and mesh upper with a rubber sole. These New Balance running shoes also offer different width sizes which would enable you to get the ideal fit. These shoes also ease fatigue, corrects your motion, supports, cushions, stabilizes and comforts your active feet.

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5) Garmin nüvi 1490LMT 5-Inch Bluetooth Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Map & Traffic Updates

Your dad will never get lost again. Get him the a gps navigator, the Garmin nüvi 1490LMT. It comes with a 5 inch screen and free lifetime maps and traffic updates. The screen is an anti-glare screen and can be read even in bright sunlight without a problem. Street name pronounciations are spot on and the volume is great too.

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6) Casio Men’s GW7900B-1 G-Shock Solar Atomic Black Digital Sport Watch
This G Shock watch is ideal for anyone who leads a very active life, for someone who wants a watch with multiple functions, and for a watch with good looks. Even though the face of this watch is all black, but you can clearly see the time. Also in low light you can set up the auto backlight to come on when you turn the watch towards you.

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7) L.B. Evans Men’s Bryce Slipper
These are genuine suede slippers with a rubber sole, foam padding and sherpa lining. The sturdy sole on these slippers are meant for both outdoor and indoor use. The lining is warm and good to keep your feet warm during cold weather. These slippers are not only warm but are very comfortable and well made and would make dad an extremely happy person if he were to receive one of these pairs of slippers.

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8) Men’s Classic Satin Pajama Set and Sleep Mask, Sizes Small to 3XL

These pajamas are premium satin, very comfortable for it breathes like a charm. It has a button fly closure and an elastic waist. The top of the pajama suit too has buttons on it. They do not get too cold or too hot. Most revieweres of the opinion that the sizes are a real large, so be careful when choosing a size for your dad.

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9) Sony BDP-S590 3D Blu-ray Disc Player with Wi-Fi (Black)

This outstanding Blu-ray player is 3D, it has high definition 1080p playback. With its built in wi fi you can very easily connect to the internet using your existing wireless broadband network. You can stream online movies, TV show, videos and movies from YouTube, Netflix, Pandora etc. Packed with a whole lot more features that your dad will love.

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10) Canon EOS Rebel T3i 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera and DIGIC 4 Imaging with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens

The Canon EOS Rebel T3i is a semi professional camera, but it is packed with a whole lot of features. If your dad is just starting out on photography, then this is an ideal lens to start out with. Its twistable LCD screen is very useful when photographing at difficult angles.

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Top 10 Must Have Christmas Gifts For Men

It is rather difficult to get a gift for your man when you are not sure what he really wants. Just think about the things in his life that he enjoys doing and then I am sure you will come up with plenty of ideas.

Men being men, I am sure would love to have the latest gadgets like the latest iPad or iPhone or the latest tablet or kindle. These are a bit pricey but I am sure he will definitely appreciate one of these items.

I hope the items that I have listed will help you decide easier.

1) Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ 4G LTE Wireless

I am sure your man would love to have one of these this Christmas! It claims to have the fastest wi-fi of any tablet on the market. It’s wider screen makes it just so much more awesome. It has an anti-glare screen making viewing from any angle just so much easy. It is packed with so many advanced features – take your viewing to a whole new level! You can get the kindle in either 32 GB or in 64 GB of memory.

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2) Encounter

Encounter by Calvin Klein has drawn a lot of “wows” from its users. It is said to have a clean, fresh showered scent that settles into a woody unique fragrance. Why not purchase this for the man in your life, you will not regret it. I am so taken up by the reviews that I may just perhaps get one for my husband this Christmas!

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3) Google Nexus 7 Tablet (16 GB)

The Goole Nexus Tablet comes with a 7 inch screen which is scratch resistant. It is wi-fi and bluetooth enabled and has a quad-core Tegra 3 processor. It has 1 GB of ram and has 16 GB of memory. Because it is 7 inches it is very small and light and could be easily held in one hand. It’s battery life depends on how much you use it but should average about 8 hours of use. It can be used as a e-reader. Check your email, get the large amount of apps, books, music, movies from Google Play Store. Your man will love this tablet!

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4) Apple iPad 2 MC769LL/A Tablet (16GB, WiFi, Black) 2nd Generation

The iPad 2 is a new and improved version of the previous model. A few basic features are, it has a 9.7 inch screen, 1024 x 768 max screen resolution, the processor is 1 GHZ Apple A5, DDR2 rams of 512 MB, a hard drive of 16 GB – available in 32 and 64 GB, plus many more amazing features. The iPad is perfect when you are on the go, as you can use it in any position, unlike a laptop.

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5) Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7-Inch, Wi-Fi)

Another Christmas gift to consider for him, is the 7 inch, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. A tab that I would not mind having myself this Christmas. Its operating system is Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), its 7 inch multitouch screen has a resolution of 1024 x 600, a 8GB internal memory capable of expanding to 32GB with microSD, 1GB RAM, 1GHZ dual core processor, wi-fi, bluetooth. You can access the web, movies, tv shows, hundreds of apps and so many other amazing features your man will just love.

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6) OtterBox Defender Series Case with Screen Protector and Stand for the New iPad (4th Generation), iPad 2 and 3 – Black

Need protection for an iPad, then get the iPad Defender Series case from OtterBox. This case can be used for the new iPad as well as for the iPad 2. This case is great if you have kids who use your iPad. One Amazon reviewer had this to say “Works great and gives a sense of real protection for a device that costs more than a 46 inch smart TV”. The only downside may be it is a bit heavy, but it provides great protection!

price7) Victorinox Swiss Army Champion Plus Pocket Knife

All contained in one, a complete set of tools for people involved in outdoor activities and sports. The “Champion Plus” is only 3 and a half inches in lenght and has the following set of 30 tools – a large blade and a small blade, Philips screwdriver, fine screwdriver, chisel/scraper, wood saw, fish scaler, large and small screwdriver, can operner, corkscrew, bottle opener, nail file, nail cleaner, mini screwdriver, sewing eye, pressurized ball point pen, hook disgorger, ruler, multi-purpose hook, scissors, punch, reamer, tweezer, key ring, toothpick, metal saw, metal file, straight pen and magnifying glass.

price8) Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells (Pair)

The Bowflex is an ideal gift for anyone who wants to get a good strength workout at home, but has minimum space available. This set combines 15 sets of weights into one using a unique dial system. It’s simple, just turn the dial and change the resistance on each dumbell from 5 pounds to 52.5 pounds of weight. Suitable for back exercises, leg exercises, abdominal exercises, chest exercises, shoudler and arm exercises.

price9) Apple iPod touch 32GB Black (4th Generation) CURRENT MODEL

The Apple iPod touch 32 GB considered to be the world’s most popular gaming device is really fun. It is available in both black and white. It comes with more than 200 new features like notification center, iMessage and it is integrated with Twiter and many more. The choice of over 500,000 apps is yours. Store your photos, music, apps and more. It has a 3.5 inch LCD display with a resolutinof 960 x 640 pixels. The man in your life will definitely love to have one of these this Christmas.

price10) Panasonic ES-LA93-K Men’s 4-Blade (Arc 4) Multi-Flex Dual-Motor Wet/Dry Nanotech Rechargeable Electric Shaver with Vortex Cleaning System, Black

Want him to have the best and closest shave, get him the Panasonic Men’s 4-Blade Wet/Dry Electric Shaver. It will enable him to have a wet shave at home or a dry shave when he is on the go. They come with 4 hypo-allergenic stainless steel blades which are at 30° angle to cut hair at its base. A multi-flex pivoting head for easy use around neck and jaw line. Its cleaning system is really easy to use and is ideal for the busy man!

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Top 10 Must Have Christmas Gifts For Her

What shall I get my lady this Christmas is what you must be thinking right now. Maybe some clothing item, or perhaps some make up or a techy gadget. Take a pick from the top 10 must have Christmas gifts for her today, listed in my lens! I am sure she will not be disappointed.

1) Silk Nightgown and Robe Set – The Hummingbirds – Exquisitely Hand Painted, 100% Silk Sleepwear / Loungewear for Women – Gift of Romance & Luxury
Be a real man and take care of your lady get her the 100% silk, hand painted humming bird design chemise and robe. The fabric is high quality and the hand painted humming birds are gorgeous. “A gift of Romance and Luxury” as one reviewer on Amazon calls it.

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2) BGSD Women’s 3-in-1 Hooded Insulated Coat with Removable Faux Fur Vest

Keep your lady warm during the cold season. This coat could be worn as two pieces that is the jacket on its own as a lighter polyester filled raincoat or the jacket with the fur vest inside. Wearing the two together does not require one to wear any heavy sweaters underneath, a shirt or a light sweater is rather adequate. This coat comes in sizes of small, medium large and x-large.

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3) HSI The Styler Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron Hair Straightener, 1 inch

This hair straightener has been compared as salon quality that any amateur can get great results from. The temperature can be adjusted from 240F or 120C to 410F or 200C to suit all hair types. The plates create a silkier, shinier finish. It is suitable for any hair type or any length of hair with its 1 inch wide plates. She can transform her fizzy dull curly hair to silky, shiny hair.

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4) Cameo All In One Makeup Kit (Eyeshadow Palette, Blushes, Powder and More) Holiday Exclusive

A beautiful make up set that comes with 45 eye shadow colours, a small face brush, two cream cover up, 6 large face colours, one light rose lip gloss and one dark pink lip gloss, one dark red lipstick, one brown lipstick, a brown liner pencil, 12 colour lip colour palette with pinks, reds, oranges, purples and browns, blushes and powders.

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5) Isotoner Women’s Smartouch Matrix Nylon Gloves
These women’s smartouch gloves with its smartouch technology helps you keep warm while operating your touch screen devices. You can now dial numbers on your mobile phone or operate your iPad or iPhone or any touch screen device without having to get your fingers cold anymore! An ideal gift for the busy executive.

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6) Sleep Phones

An ideal gift for your lady if she has a difficult time in sleeping because of your snoring – after all sleep is priceless! These sleep phones are comfortable and have a nice soft blanket feel to them and are much more comfortable than the regular ear-bud headphones which are uncomfortable to wear while you sleep. Since these are light, you can also cover your eyes with them, if desired.

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7) Mele & Co. Meghan Cherry Jewelry Box

This Jewelry box would make an excellent Christmas present for your wife, daughter or girl friend. It has a Cherry finish. It is 11 and a half inches wide, 7 and a half inches high and 6 inches deep. This box is excellent for earrings, bracelets, rings etc. It has a wood finish and would go well with your furniture. You can do everything in one action, in that, when you open the top, the bottom drawers also automatically open.

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8) Juicy Couture Eau De Parfum Spray by Juicy Couture

A great smell at a great price and a great gift for any girl! A truly feminine fragrance. This perfume has a blend of numerous aromas and two of them Tuberose and vanilla are said to have a very calming and relaxing property. I think any woman would appreciate this perfume greatly. It has a pleasing smell and it is fit for anyone of any age.
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9) Skullcandy SCS-SCBP3.5 Skullcrushers Subwoofer Stereo Headphones (Black Pinstripe)

Your lady will love these super comfortable Subwoofer Stereo Headphones. If she is looking for extra bass on a pair of headphones, the she will love these. If you want to listen to a webinar or a speech, if you turn off the subwoofer then there is no bass and the quality is crystal clear. In order to work the subwoofer in these headphones, you need an AA battery.

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10) Green Tea Zen Calming Spa Bath and Body Set Gift Basket
If anyone is into Green Tea, then this is ideal for them. This Spa set comes with a body lotion, herbal bath gel, moisuturizing body butter, exfoliating body scrub, bath salts, an exfoliating body scrubber, a 100% cotton spa towel and some green tea too. An ideal gift for a relaxing spa experience in the privacy of your own home.

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Top 10 Must Have Christmas Gifts For Kids

I have learned one thing through personal experience and other people’s experience – never ever give clothes as presents to kids. They hate it!

I am sure you will find from my lens a wide selection of toys for kids of all ages.

1) Hasbro Furby

Your kids will definitely love to have a Furby this Christmas. How you treat or play with your Furby – speak to it, feed it, tickle it, pull its tail, play music to it, shake it, tilt it – will determine its personality. It has got a mind of its own and its behaviour can be unpredictable. They do not have an on and off switch, just leave him alone and he will fall asleep. Buy it you will not regret it! Furby is recommended for 6 years and up.

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2) eFX Star Wars a New Hope Stormtrooper Helmet 1:1 Scale Precision Cast Replica
If your kids love Star Wars, then this is a must have Christmas gift for them. Vision through the Storm Trooper helmet is good and the also there are vents for breathing. This helmet is a 1:1 scale and was made by digitally scanning an original helmet. The Storm Trooper is recommended for children of ages 14 – 15 years

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3) PlayStation 3

This PS3 is an extremely slim version of the old model PS3 and it is small and quiet and what is best about this PS3 is that it has 500GB hard drive which enables you to download a mega amount of games if you are a PS+ member. If you are an Assassin’s Creed fan and love Play Station, then this is a great bundle to get.

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4) LeapFrog LeapPad2 Explorer

The LeapPad2 is a learning tablet for kids and it is recommended for kids of ages from 3 to 9 years. It has a faster processor and 4GB of storage for a whole lot of learning fun. It has a camera and video camera at the back as well as in front to capture images. It comes with 5 apps namely; learning songs, pet pad, art studio, an app of your choice and cartoon director which enables you to create your own movie. Packed with many more features, check it out and get it for your kids this Christmas!

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5) iHome iPad/iPod/iPhone Speaker/LED Table Lamp/Night Light – Apple iPhone 4S Compatible

The desk lamp/speaker system , made by iHome, can be used with an iPod, an iPhone and iPad models. It has a 3 watt LED bulb and it comes with a dimmer and and is perfect for a night light in any kids room. It has a touch button to put the lamp on and off. It comes in colours of Purple, Black, Blue, Green, Pink and White. Your kids will love it!
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6) Xbox 360 Console

This is the Xbox 360 S Console with Kinect Sensor with 250GB with Kinect Holiday Value Bundle, Standard Edition. The Kinect sensor recongizes your body movements and mirrors them in the game, so that you have total control. The 250GB version is better to get rather than the 4GB version as the 4GB version fill up pretty quickly. So get this bundle, you and your kids will love it!
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Want your kids to have hours of laughter, then get this game. This is played by one player asking a question from a black card and everyone else answers the question with their funniest white card. With a 4.9 star out of 5 rating on Amazon I am sure you will not regret getting it for your kids. It is recommended for kids of 17 years and upwards.

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8) Razor A Kick Scooter
The Razor, a scooter made from aircraft grade Alumium hold up to use and abuse over a long period of time. Will help your child get from point A to point B in no time. The good thing about the Razor is that it folds into a nice compact size and weighs only 6 pounds so that you can just about carry it anywhere in your bag. Recommended for kids 5 years and older

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9) Just Dance 4
You can have the ultimate party for your kids with Just Dance 4. It can be a fun game for the whole family as well as there are songs by Elvis Presley, Barry White and many more. There are couple of new modes in this edition, like the, upgraded just sweat mode, the all new battle mode and many more. A great selection of songs for everyone and more songs to unlock as you proceed with the game.

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10) LEGO Ultimate Building Set – 405 Pieces

This Ultimate Building Set by Lego has 405 pieces which comes in a plastic box. Ideal for kids to get their imagination going. This Lego set contains a building plate, doors, windows, wheels and can be used to build a helicopter, a house and many more. Because of its very small parts it is recommended for kids from 4 to 12 years of age.

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