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The Best Holiday Toys for Big Kids

We sent out tons of toys to kid testers to find the year's best. Check out our Gold Star Toy winners for kids ages 8 and up!
 
 
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Mark Lund
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Hot Wheels Car Maker

It’s life on the auto assembly line: Plug in the car maker and load a wax stick into the top of the machine. When the mold’s ready, add it to a chassis. Design tools and decal sheets are included for custom fun! Mattel, $35. Ages 8 and up.

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