Since I published Electronics Dominate the Toy Wishes "Hot Dozen" Holiday Gift List for 2005, Operation Gadget readers have "voted with their wallets" by purchasing several of the toys and games that were highlighted. Early results indicate that the hottest selling toy among the dozen is Shell Shocker, a radio-controlled transforming vehicle for kids aged 8 and older. (Don't forget you need a Tyco Pro Flexpak Battery and Charger if you buy this.)
Close behind are:
A couple of related toys that were not mentioned in this article have also been picked out by readers:
- 80th Anniversary Pooh: a commemorative Pooh bear exclusively available at Toys-R-Us and ToysRUs.com. It's already temporarily sold out at Amazon.com. Keep checking if you want one.
- Dora the Explorer Vamanos Van: an SUV that includes Dora and Mami figures.
- VuGo Multimedia System: a handheld video player I mentioned in the article called VuGo Portable Video System for Kids to be Target for TV Network Content Deal.
I'll report back periodically to tell you which toys and the hottest selling with our readers as the holiday season rolls on. If you have any comments on these toys or tips on others that you think are going to be hot, feel free to post them here.