Archive for October, 2010

Angry Birds Plush Toys

October 24, 2010

Angry Birds plush toys may hit stores by Christmas (Rovio To Intro Angry Birds Plush Toys Range – ITProPortal)
http://topnews.co.uk/215193-angry-birds-plush-toys-may-hit-stores-christmas

The Angry Birds toys haven’t got a release date, but Christmas is believed to be best time for their release. Rovio has published pictures of the five main bird varieties, viz. the basic-yet-tough Red, exploding Black, cluster bombing Blue, speedy Yellow, and egg-dropping White.

(via Instapaper)

If you have any boys in your family or on your shopping list that like the Angry Birds game (which are any boys who gave played it!) then take note of these plush toys. If they make it out by Christmas, they might be just the gift for your boys.
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Lego Wii Controllers

October 18, 2010

Introducing the LEGO Play and Build Remote for Nintendo Wii – ToyXplosion (blog)
http://toyxplosion.com/2010/10/introducing-the-lego-play-and-build-remote-for-nintendo-wii/

Use your own official LEGO pieces (not included) to build a custom display stand using the Buildable Battery Cover. The remote features internal accelerometers, an internal speaker, rumble effects and larger buttons for enhanced control during game play. Works with most Wii chargers and attachments. 

If you have a boy who likes playing Wii and enjoys legos, then this might be just the thing. Give this one a try and you’ll have a happy boy!

Trade In Your Old iPod!

October 17, 2010

Trade in your old iPod for up to $100! (Toys R Us Lets Customers Trade-In Old iPods – I4U)
http://money.cnn.com/2010/10/14/technology/ipod_trade_up_program/

Want to upgrade to a better iPod without shelling out too much cash? Toys “R” Us will offer customers up to $100 for each old iPod that they bring into stores

If you have a boy who wants the latest iPod for Christmas?  This may be just the thing to help offset the price of a new device. Trade in his old iPod and use the credit at Toys R Us for a new device. Hurry though, this is a one week deal!  Check back for more Gifts For Boys Age 11

Robots For Big Boys!

October 17, 2010

15 Awesome iPhone and Android-Controlled Robots – iSmashPhone
http://www.ismashphone.com/2010/10/15-awesome-iphone-controlled-robots.html

The AR Drone is available to consumers, and makes use of iOS devices to provide an cool augmented reality experience via the Drone’s camera. The AR Drone is a sweet looking machine

(via Instapaper)

What boy doesn’t want to control his own robot?  Here are a few different robot options to keep your favorite young man busy learning, creating, and having lots of fun!  Any of these would make great gifts for boys

More Affordable Toys!

October 11, 2010

Toymakers offer cheap, new brands – Toronto Sun
http://www.torontosun.com/money/2010/10/07/15618986.html

One thing MGA did learn during the 2008-2009 downturn was that toys priced below $30 fly off the shelves

Be looking for gifts below the $30 price point this Christmas season. It looks to be a good holiday season for gifts for boys since the competition is making better toys at a more affordable price!

Hot Tech Toys

October 11, 2010

If you are looking for a gift for younger boys, this Crayola camera looks like a hit!

Gifts For Boys


Technology Again Hot Holiday Toy Theme – NBC Dallas-Fort Worth
http://www.nbcdfw.com/around-town/shopping/Technology-Again-Hot-Holiday-Toy-Theme-104443289.html

“New for us this year is a 5.1-megapixel Crayola camera,” Abrams said. “It has handles for kids to hold and it comes with special Crayola software which lets kids create digitally.”