Hi and welcome to Top 10 Toys For Christmas. Our name tells some of what we are about, but we are about much more than a list of popular toys.
We are, at this writing, at the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. So our first ten posts on this blog are indeed about the current most popular toys, the ones that are drawing a lot of interest from parents and of course kids. But as you know, things change rapidly. In a weeks time someone could announce the release of a new toy that comes out of nowhere and catches on like wildfire. When that does, we’ll be sure to tell you about it, and we’ll show you where to get it so you don’t miss out.
In the days before online shopping I remember our daughter decided at the last minute that she had to have a P.J. Sparkles doll. Remember them? You may not, They didn’t last very long. The problem was at the last minute they were impossible to find. And we called every store and toy retailer within a two hour drive. It’s amazing what we’ll do for our kids. Of course nobody had them. Some stores would tell us that they would have a new truck arriving overnight, but they had no way of knowing if the doll was on the truck. So the next morning, well before the stores opened I would go to one store with an overnight delivery, my wife would go to another, and we would wait until the store opened and the truck was completely unloaded. The bad news is that we never did get the doll, although we did end up with a pretty close clone. And since she was still very young, it made her happy. Man I wish there was good online shopping back then.
Which brings us back to this site. Our plans are to add at least one hot selling toy to the website every day. We’ll tell you a little bit about the toy so you can hopefully make an informed decision. And we’ll show you where to get it at a good price. We won’t be reviewing the toys per se since obviously we don’t have them all, but we will let you know what they are all about and what they do. And we’ll be doing this right up to Christmas day and a little bit beyond probably.
We recommend you subscribe to our feed in an RSS reader so you’ll know exactly when we add info on a new toy. That way you can check it out and see if it’s something your child (or you) might like.
We hope you find Top 10 Toys For Christmas a useful website. We certainly plan to make it one.
Update: As of August 11, 2011, we are going to make some changes. You see, Top 10 Toys for Christmas has become more popular than we ever expected. People don’t just stop by during the Christmas season, we find we are getting visitors year round. It seems many of you rely on us for great toy information.
So here’s what we’re gonna do. We’re not changing our name. Our primary focus is still Christmas toys. But we won’t be updating and posting reviews during the holiday season. Actually, we’ll probably be posting them year round. As many as 10 a month. We know that will mean this website will grow. So be sure to use the search function to see if we’ve written about a toy you’re interested in. Or just browse the pages to find the perfect toy for your child.