Growing Tree Toys Announces Top Toys for the Holidays

Are you ready to shop for fun, exciting toys for children? Are you tired of searching the big box stores, trying to find the hottest toys that are part of the latest craze? Worried that once these toys are bought that they may end up at the bottom of the toy box six months from now?

Growing Tree Toys can help! We are happy to announce our list of the Top Specialty Toys for the 2009 Holiday Season – a list full of fun, educational toys that are sure to remain a hit with kids long after the excitement of the holidays is over. Shopping for toys during the holidays can be a very daunting task, which is why we have taken some of the “guess work” out of toy shopping with this top toy list. Plus, even if you stray from the list and purchase one of the other thousands of toys on the website,, you can feel confident that you are getting a quality toy that children will love!

With almost 30 years of experience selecting and selling toys, Growing Tree Toys knows what goes into quality playthings and is quite skilled at choosing fun, educational toys for kids. While children may be engrossed in the latest trends or hottest toy craze, adults can feel confident that a toy purchased from Growing Tree Toys will lead to inspired, imaginative play, providing a top-quality product at a fair price with amazing play value for children.

Although we feel all of our products are “top toys” and will make any child happy, these toys are some of the favorites for the 2009 holiday season. Growing Tree Toys has hand-selected these products, as well as all their products, in order to ensure the highest of quality and the best of educational fun for children both young and old! The Growing Tree Toys 2009 Top Toy List features:


  1. Sophie the Giraffe – An all natural, rubber teething toy for young ones. While this toy has been around for decades in Europe, Sophie is new to us this year!
  2. Gentle Giraffe Toy – This sweet plush giraffe is the perfect way to calm a fussy baby and send her off to a restful sleep.
  3. GBaby Blocks Set – A reintroduction of a gone too-soon favorite! These large size magnetic blocks, available in multiple sizes and styles, are a great “building” toy for young ones.


  1. Educo Wooden Alphabet Abacus – It’s never too early to learn the ABC’s and 123’s, and this sturdy, colorful abacus is a great introduction to the classic learning activity.
  2. Color Roller Toy – This primary-colored version of the push toy makes a colorful design as kids walk along. Some classics always stick around!
  3. Tidoo Lutin Bright Baby Doll – This sweet baby doll is not only colorful and cuddly, but she can hop into the bath with toddlers too.

Preschooler/Young School Age Children

  1. Playmobil Pyramid – Hidden treasures, mummies, mysteries … this exciting Pyramid play set has everything inquisitive and imaginative minds could want!
  2. Chimp and Zee Silly Socks Game – While adults think laundry is a chore, kids will love diving into laundry with this cute matching game for preschoolers.
  3. Calico Critters Cozy Cottage – Calico Critters are just so darn cute, they need a cute, complete cottage in which to live too!
  4. Dodge Tag Game – Kids love to play dodge ball in gym class, and now they can bring the fun home with this cool adaption of the favorite game.
  5. 3-in-1 Indoor Sports Set – Whether kids love soccer, hockey, or knee hockey, this all-in-one, indoor sports set will score big!
  6. Twinkle Tiara Sticky Mosaics Kit – Kids can be queen for a day and share their cute crowns with friends with this crafty, creative sticky art kit!
  7. Automoblox – Whether kids like sports cars or SUV’s, these wooden car sets are great for building unique cars and revving up the imaginative engines.
  8. EzyRoller Ride On Toy – Ride on toys are nothing new, but the sleek look and design of the EzyRoller will have kids out on the pavement – pronto!

Older School Age Children

  1. Dangerous Book for Boys Chemistry Science Kit – Explore an exciting side of chemistry with this cool science kit based on the popular book.
  2. 6 in 1 Educational Solar Kit – Learning about alternative energy has never been so much fun, thanks to this cool kit that will have kids building models and exploring solar energy!
  3. Uglydolls – These dolls are so cute, they’re ugly! Uglydolls are the cool collectible dolls with fun colors and designs that will have kids loving their “ugliness!”
  4. Friends 4Ever Bracelet Kit – A craft kit that celebrates friendship, kids will love to make colorful bracelets to wear and share with friends.
  5. Yamslam Game – This game is a slam dunk with kids! With some strategy and a little luck, kids can be victorious in this game of chips – but they won’t care who wins because they will be having too much fun!
  6. Crosswise Game – From the makers of the award-winning Qwirkle, this game challenges kids to think strategically as they try to score 3-in-a-row, all without earning points for their opponents! Fun for the whole family!

So, whether you are looking for girls or boys, young or old, Growing Tree Toys has the perfect toy for any child on your list. Be sure to check out for the latest and greatest toys this holiday season! Happy shopping!

One Response to Growing Tree Toys Announces Top Toys for the Holidays

  1. sarah December 3, 2009 at 12:57 pm #

    thanks for all of the great recs! it gets hard buying toys for my nieces and nephews and i do want to purchase something they’ll benefit from.

    i saw that also has a toy gift guide and it’s worth checking out. for anyone who’s interested here’s the link

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