Here’s a roundup of a few of our favorite, all-time toys for kids for 2015 holidays.
Garage Playhouse The garage-themed design has a roll-up door and includes a tool bin, service bell, and gas, air, and water pumps. $149, potterybarnkids.com
Firehouse Play Station Slide down the pole, gather the gear, roll out the trucks.these 4 firefighters are always on call for heroic play. Kids will direct all the action in and around the wooden firehouse. 22-pc. $149, amazon.com
KidKraft Fun Explorers Rocket Ship This deluxe rocket ship lets kids explore outer space without even leaving the house. Young astronauts will love imagining themselves flying through space. $70, amazon.com
Gotz Ballerina Doll Exclusive Gotz Ballerina plush dolls with outfit. Gotz Doll Collection, $89 (outfit is additional), potterybarnkids.com
MyWallaby Doll Carrier MyWallaby is the first girl’s bag designed specifically to serve both as a purse and doll carrier. It can accommodate a variety of dolls, but perfectly fits standard 18 inch dolls. $39.99, mywallaby.com
Belle’s Enchanted Castle Play Set This glittering play set has over 6 play areas from a light-up dove house, working tower elevator and spiral staircase to a glamorous ballroom. It includes Belle, Beast, Lumiere and more favorite characters. $79.50, disney.com
Learning Resources Pretend & Play Teaching Cash Register Tally up sales and pay the bills with this shiny Cash Register & Check Book set, a great addition to any play cafe or store. Cash Register & Check Book, $38.50
Magformers Magnetic Building Set These flat, geo-magnetic builders will fascinate young, creative minds. The 30-pc. magnetic set lets children build 3D structures using patterns and colors. 4 and up; $38.99, amazon.com.
Multi-Notched Builders Large, soft 8 notched discs are the basis of this 24 piece building set. Just slip the foam discs into the notches and the building begins. 3 and up; $39.99, amazon.com.
When I Grow Up – Personalized Book The unforgettable “when I grow up” conversation comes popping off the page in this personalized book bound. $34.95, frecklebox.com
Set Of Build-A-Saurus Dinos Created with durable plastic parts, both the Tyrannosaurus and Stegosaurus can be recreated to become a “New-Osaurus.” 3 and up; $24.99, amazon.com
Jungle Adventure Imaginations run free with this 50 piece safari play set. 4 and up; $59.99, amazon.com
K’NEX Dinosaurs 20 Model Building Set This K’NEX building set offers hours of creative and imaginative play. Ideal for ages 5+.
LEGO 3MP Digital Camera This lego digital camera has a built-in flash, fixed focus, 4x optical zoom, 128MB storage that can store up to 80 photos, 1.5-inch LCD screen and a lithium-ion battery. $75, amazon.com
The Shuttle Imagination Made of 100% recycled card b0ard material, the Shuttle Imagination serves as a sturdy drawing surface. It’s eco-friendly and encourages creative play. 3 and up; $89, amazon.com
Magna Tiles Colorful tiles with endless creative applications. This toy develops patterning, shape recognition, building and motor skills.
citiblocs Pine block building set for budding architects.
The Culture Club Kids are nine-inch tall dolls from different countries. Collect them all and you will have a mini United Nations.(ages 3 and up)