By Courtney Pomeroy

Looking for the perfect toys for the children in your life this holiday? Or maybe you want to be a generous donor to Toys For Tots or another holiday toy drive?

Toys “R” Us says these gifts are the hottest items on the shelves this year:

Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Age group: 9 months-3 years

“BeatBo,” a Fisher-Price toy, sings, dances and plays games.

Fisher-Price Smart Toy Bear
Age group: 3-8 years

Fisher-Price says this “interactive learning friend” talks, listens, and responds when spoken to.

Doc McStuffins Take Care of Me Lambie
Age group: 3-6 years

“Your little one can practice his or her doctor skills with the Disney Junior Doc McStuffins Take Care of Me Lambie, which features three triggers that activate over 50 responses from Lambie, including sounds, lights and magical movements,” according to the Toys ‘R’ Us website.

She comes with a stethoscope, thermometer, otoscope and sticker bandages.

Barbie Saddle ‘N Ride Horse
Age group: 3 and up

We’ve seen Barbie do a lot of things over the years, but she can impressively swing her self onto and ride the new Saddle ‘N Ride horse from Mattel.

See them in action in this YouTube video.

Little Live Pets Clever Keet
Age group: 5 and up

A child who is interested in animals is sure to love this bird, which talks, sings and dances! Perch and swing included.

Shopkins Fashion Boutique Playset
Age group: 5 and up

The Shopkins toy series, which started with supermarket-themed miniatures, has a new clothing boutique set. Take the tour in the video below.

Paw Patrol Paw Patroller
Age group: 3 and up

The Paw Patroller features a working elevator and a fully functional Command Center inside. Open up the front cab to sit four Paw Patrol pups in the driver’s seat, and load up to three vehicles for transport. When not in motion, open the truck to display six pups and their vehicles.

Fisher-Price Imaginext Ultra T-Rex
Age group: 3-8 years

Star Wars BladeBuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber
Age group: 4 and up

Lots of Star Wars toys are out this season in preparation for the release of “The Force Awakens.” This build-your-own lightsaber is for the imaginative Star Wars fan, since more than 100 combinations can be made to duel with.

Star Wars R2-D2 Interactive Robotic Droid

A realistic remote control R2-D2 pal. Enough said.

LEGO Dimensions Starter Pack
Age group: 7-14 years

Characters from the most popular movies and shows make up LEGO’s new Dimensions video game for PlayStation4. The starter pack includes the game, the “toy pad”, three minifigures and the LEGO Batmobile. Watch a video and learn more on the LEGO website.

Guitar Hero Live
Rated: Teen

NERF N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster
Age group: 8 and up

It seems build-your-own is a trend in toys this year. NERF says this flexible blaster has more than 30 combinations featuring a targeting scope, drop grip and dual-rail barrel. The blaster clip holds up to 10 darts.

Meccano MeccaNoid Personal Robot
Age group: 10-14 years

One of the most expensive toys of the year, but very high tech and futuristic, sure to provide hours and hours of fun for science loving kids.

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