The official beginning of the 2009 holiday shopping season is only a few weeks away. Major toy and stores have started to announce their 'Hot Toys' lists; the games and toys that will be on many kids' wish lists this season. With today's challenging economy, the values of many kids' toys are being reduced to draw in more customers. One recent survey indicated that many consumers will be starting their holiday shopping a little earlier this year to make their cash stretch further.
There are lots of older kid's toys that are being brought back with bigger and much more exciting features. You will find new boys' toys, girls' toys and toys for genders. There are many girls and boys that have fun using the very same toys. Kids today are aware of the toys available today and have their opinions about what they like and don't like. Often it can seem like a child's holiday gift list continues forever and knowing probably the most popular toys currently available, helps gift givers determine what gifts they will be giving their loved ones.