PHOTOS | Top toys for the holidays
Some are classic, others brand new. And right now there is not very much variation in prices.
Kids' tablets are all the rage again this year.
The New and Improved Leap Pad2 is $99 at Kmart, Walmart, Amazon and Toys R Us.
The popular Skylanders video game has a new version called Giants this year, which was $59.99 at all the stores that carry it.
The new Wii U gaming system may be the hard to get item this year.Some online stores are currently sold out of preorders. The Wii U starts at about $300.
Walmart says it's expected to sell a lot of its new motorized razor scooter despite the hefty $249 price tag.
New this year, parents can reserve items at Toys R Us online with a 20 percent down payment.
Toys R Us along with Kmart and Sears are offering free layaway for a limited time. Walmart charges a small fee.
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