Still don't know what presents to buy your preschooler for the holidays? Check out these fun, affordable toys.
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What's in the Cat's Hat? Game
One player hides any household object inside the hat, while the other players have to figure out what's in the hat with the help of yes-or-no cards (think 20 Questions). 3 years+; $20; icandothatgames.com
Color Wonder Story Stampers
Crayola's ingenious mess-free-marker formula has found its next niche: stamps. These sea creature stampers only work on the special paper so you don't have to worry about ink stains on your kid's clothes or the couch. 3 years+; $12; crayolastore.com
Proving that video games can be fun and educational, this handheld system is a high-tech tutor that uses amusing activities and graphics to help your child with early reading, math, logic and other skills. And parents can even get an online progress report. 4-9 years; $70; leapfrog.com
Sesame Street Shape & Spin Elmo
Everyone's favorite Sesame Street character is teaming up with Play-Doh to teach kids how to recognize different shapes and colors. Press Elmo's hands down to make a dough model and hear what he has to say about your creation. 3 years+; $20; playdoh.com
My Take Along Puppet Theater
Forget huge doll houses! This fold-up stage allows your kid to put on Broadway-worthy shows with a variety of back-drops and props. It also includes a sound-effects box to add music, laughter, and applause to his productions. 4 years+; $50; playmobilusa.com
Smart Fortwo Coupe
Get your kids to run over to the neighbor's for a cup of sugar in this eco-trendy two-seater: It's Power Wheels' longest running (and possibly coolest) car ever, thanks to its innovative battery. 3 years+; $250; fisher-price.com
Backyard Barbecue Get Out 'n' Grill
Your child can cook you dinner tonight with this portable grill that comes with play hamburgers and hot dogs. 3 years+; $40; littletikes.com
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