Holiday Toys from Northbrook Court

November 27, 2008 10:16:34 AM PST
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday shopping season. While people may be cutting back this year, it's likely that toys will still top many shopping lists. "Green" and classic toys will be hot this year, along with electronics which are perennial favorites, according to Darlene LeVine, Personal Shopper and Gift Consultant at Northbrook Court. Here's a sampling of holiday toys available at stores in the north suburban mall.

FAO Schwarz at Macy's (Going Green Toys Exclusively Sold at Macy's)
1. "When Santa Turned Green" Stocking - $35
2. "When Santa Turned Green Book" - $15.95
3. 100% Recycled Puzzle - $18

Land of Nod
1. Stir Fry "Wok and Roll" Wooden Create a Meal - $24.95
2. "Loves Me-Loves Me Not" Tissue Paper Flower Making Kit - $12.95
3. Decorate a Cloth Purse Kit - $16.95
4. Menorah Wooden Set (31 pieces) - $34
5. Electric Guitar with amplifier - $159

Galt Toys
1. Mini Micro Scooter - $80
2. Double Shutter Game, No Batteries and Quick Play (Best Toy Award by Oppenheim) - $20
3. "Pengaloo" Memory Game (Recommended by Parents Magazine) - $30
4. Fashion Angels Design a Heavenly Wardrobe - $27.99
5. "Nuchi" (Nurturing Children) Wooden Train & Railway Set - $30

Lego
1. Racer Series (Build Your Own Ferarri) - $90
2. Live Creator (Stegosaurus Building Figures) - $45

Brookstone
1. Tri-Bot High Tech Robot (Talking, Interactive and Excitable Personality) - $89.95
2. "Eco Sphere" Housing Earth/Water/Air/Life - $65


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