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A Guide To The Top Toys For The Kids In Your Life

Here are some of the most popular toys this holiday season for the kids in your life, according to Amazon.

By Katie Link | December 10, 2015

If you're scrambling to decide what to get the child in your life this holiday season, we've got you covered. Here are 10 of the top toys of 2015, according to Amazon.

If your little one is into action and toy figures, here's the top choice: the Fisher-Price Nickelodeon Blaze and the Monster Machines Monster Dome Playset. Given how technologically advanced this world has become, it's reassuring to know a good old racetrack is still in the running. (Video via Fisher-Price)

No. 2: the Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Transforming Batcave. The Batman and Joker figures can hang out in this three-level transforming Batcave, which, we should mention, has a working garage. (Video via Fisher-Price)

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If your child is more crafty, try this: the Spirograph Deluxe Design Set. Inspired by the 1965 Spirograph set, this craft has made a major comeback. It's a 45-piece set that lets you — or your child — draw tons of designs. It also includes a guide book, design paper and storage case.  (Video via QVC)

Runner-up on the arts and crafts list is the Melissa & Doug Drawing Pad. This one is a steal on Amazon for just $2.99. It includes 50 sheets of heavyweight white bond paper to doodle to your heart's content. 

For the little ones, the top toy in the baby section is the VTech Spin and Learn Color Flashlight. It's a flashlight with more than 50 sounds and songs. It teaches kids about animals, colors and numbers. (Video via VTech Kids)

The second most popular toy for babies is the Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical Toy. It plays seven classic songs and has an easy-to-grasp caterpillar handle. We should mention, both of those toys come with different sound levels. Vital for the parents in the room trying to avoid a migraine. (Video via Baby Einstein)

For the tech-savvy kids in your life — which, let's be frank, is pretty much all of them — the Anki Overdrive Starter Kit will win you big points. You just sync your phone with the robotic super cars and race them around the track. (Video via Anki)

The runner-up in the electronics category is the Sphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droid. You move it around with your smartphone or tablet, and it recognizes your voice and can record holographic videos. Thank you, "Star Wars." (Video via TechCrunch)

And finally, if you want your child's brain to grow during playtime, gift this Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit. Anyone ages 4 and up can enjoy making experiments from start to finish with this 20-piece kit. (Video via Alex Brands)

Or there's the Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit. This toy lets your kid build working models of a photo sensor, flashing light and adjustable-volume siren. (Video via Snap Circuits)

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