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  Once summer starts winding down and school wish lists are sent out, that back-to-school fever (and sometimes anxiety) really starts to settle in. But, there’s no need to fret about it! We’ve compiled the ultimate back-to-school guide to get you through all of the rough patches. From the best places to get the goods …

The Millenium Falcon. Very Distinct And Doesn’t Stink The Millenium Falcon has intrigued us for years by escaping the battle with its quick speed, being captured by the Empire, stolen and sitting unused as junk metal, then stolen again only to be found again by its rightful owner Han Solo 15 years later. Excitement and …

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….well maybe the LEGO company did not create their exceptional Star Wars-themed toys on another planet, but they are exceptionally-cool anyway! The top 10 best LEGO Sets Star Wars were inspired by the classic science fiction movies that have undoubtedly become part of the collective consciousness. …

EGO is one of the most popular toys around and they have been for a while. Pair that with the characters, books, and movies we love and you’ve got a surefire way to make your kiddos happy throughout the holidays, for birthdays, or as a just-because present for being a great little guy or gal. …

BB-8, Perhaps The New Republic’s Smallest Fighter, Has Some Hidden Surprises For You! The First Order is planning to destroy the New Republic, who support the Resistance fighters led by General Leia Organa. We first meet the diminutive BB-8 as he joins Poe Dameron, Resistance X-Wing leader when they embark on a secret mission to …

Best Model Rockets For Kids  Model rockets have never strayed far from toy shelves everywhere because they are just too darn cool. They take off into the unknown and give kids everywhere the chance to think about something bigger than themselves. Model rockets also have the power to inspire a love of space…it is the …

Best Flying & Plane Toys For Kids Hey there! Welcome to the top 10 best flying and plane toys for kids. We have rounded up the very best flight toys to provide your children with challenging, crazy-fun options that inspire them to soar to new heights. From basic airplane toys to those controlled by smartphones …

This Minecraft Village Is Full Of Surprises And Danger! Will Swords Be Enough To Keep the Villagers Safe? That’s right! Not only are villagers there when Alex and Steve – our Minifigure heroes – arrive after roaming for supplies to survive, but so too are zombies, creepers and the strong and powerful Enderman. Good thing …

One of the most popular and sought-after superheroes for both children and adults is the crime-fighting and deep-voiced Dark Knight. Batman isn’t going out of style anytime soon and neither are the toys and games that don his likeness. Bruce Wayne may be kept under wraps but his caped crusading alter-ego provide a host of …

2017 Best Electric RC Cars for Kids Under Age 14 Kids love to race. Speed excites them—a trait some of us don’t grow out of when we get older! And so remote control, or RC, cars almost always make a great gift. They teach fine motor control, are a chance to get outdoors, and nothing …

2017 Best Action Figures for Girls Who’s to say girls can’t play with action figures? While Barbie is still alive and well, the lines between boys’ and girls’ toys are becoming ever more blurred. Young girls need strong role models just as much as boys, and there are plenty of options out there for them! …

  There are few better ways to teach kids important lessons about responsibility than giving them something of their own to look after, and a terrarium kit offers a simple solution that will involve far fewer tears than an ill-fated guinea pig! With so many styles, themes, and plants to choose from, we’ve narrowed things …

Christmas is coming soon, and so are the presents. Do you have a sister or a niece and don’t know what to buy for them? It can surely be hard to imagine what an 11-year-old girl would want. But with our reviews and buying guide here, you won’t have troubles finding best Christmas gifts for …

Toys for Your 9 -12 Year Old, Perfect for Christmas It’s beginning to look a lot like… well, nowhere near Christmas really, but probably time to start planning anyway! We’ve compiled a quality list of toys which might suit your 9-12 year old: the list covers all sorts of different types and prices, so there’s …

Looking for a gift for your child? Once which would allow your child to go outside more and get that much-needed dose of fresh air, sunshine, and exercise? Then a dune buggy would be the perfect choice for you and your child. If you haven’t even heard of or seen one yet, you can look …

How To Choose the Best Air Hockey Table The table lurking at the corner of your recreation room is not just a collection piece that you had recently acquired. With its cost running a few hundred dollars, you have put in much effort to make sure that that table would serve the purpose for which …

Getting new toys will always be a necessity if you have kids, but how about buying something new this time? The best RC cars for kids will always be popular due to the many hours of fun they can bring to. And the best thing yet? They won’t break as they are very sturdy and …

Content Features & Benefits​ Essential Features ​Extra Features UV Sanitizer ​Quad Pacer ​Pressure Sensor ​Multiple Brushing Modes ​Things To Keep In Mind ​What We Recommend Conclusion Make Brushing Teeth for Your Toddler With These Super Fun (& Effective) Electric Toothbrushes Although electric toothbrushes were seen as a gimmick at first, they really offer you true …

Before you get into the dilemma of finding the best dirt bike for kids, first ask this question: is your child ready to ride a dirt bike? A dirt bike is a two-wheeled electric or gasoline powered bike patterned after the adult dirt bikes, but without the extra bells and whistles found in the adult …

Every day starts and ends the same – by changing our clothes. When we wake up, we change out of our sleep wear into something appropriate for the day. At night, we unwind and undress into whatever we are comfortable in. There’s a common phrase that we are certain you’ve heard before: dress for success. …

Ahh, the lunch box: the quintessential accessory that every kid needs in order to enjoy a homemade lunch at school. If there’s one area that’s undergone a silent renaissance, it’s the lunch bag. Don’t believe us? You will, dear reader, you will… If you went to school in the ‘80s or ‘90s, you probably took …

This article is a bit different than our usual. This time, we’re breaking down a combination of calculators, tablets, and other electronics that are going to set your student up for success when they return to school. As our world grows increasingly digital, it can be tough for parents to keep up to date. Don’t …

Pencils, pens, paper, books, and binders are all important for success at school. No matter what age your child is, they need a comfortable and durable backpack to carry all of these supplies to and from school day in and day out. In previous top 10 lists here at Top-10-Store you might’ve already read up …

As your kids grow older, and bigger, your back-to-school shopping list may begin to look a bit different compared to before. Top-10-Store eagerly presents to you this complete list of our top 10 back to school items your kids are sure to love. By utilizing lists given to parents in past years, as well as …

It’s not easy being a parent. With so many responsibilities and work to do at both home and work, it may seem impossible at times to get everything done. That’s where we come in. At Top-10-Store, we’ve already done all the work for you. That way, when you read one of our lists, you can …

When it comes down to buying birthday gifts for kids, sometimes you simply have no idea what to buy. Should you buy them a book, toys, or perhaps even a starting kit for a new hobby? ​One of the first toys that caught our eyes were Nerf guns, the Nerf Doominator to be specific. It …

Purchasing a new toy for your child can be a difficult thing, you need to find out what kind of toy you should buy and how much money you should invest in a new one. You also need to make sure that the toy is fun enough to be used more than a few times. …

Best Telescopes For Kids Peering through telescopes opens the door to the universe. Kids looking through these amazing tools for the first time no doubt experience a sense of wonder they will remember for the rest of their days. It expands their young minds to help them realize the world is more than their backyards …

2017 Best Archaeology Toys For Kids Archaeology offers a fascinating look into the past. Whether your kids have recently discovered the Indiana Jones movie series, started reading dinosaur books, or simply have an interest in history, the top 10 best archaeology toys for kids 2017 helps your little ones step into the past and discover …

Best Space & Astrology Toys For Kids Space really is the final frontier. The universe is infinite as far as we know, and on a clear night it becomes obvious that we are merely one extremely small cog in a wheel that never stops turning…or expanding. Teaching your children more about the ‘verse with the …

Best Microscopes For Kids Microscopes offer a closer glimpse at the many pieces that make up our world. They give us a better understanding how things work, whether the thing is a live organism or a bit of plastic. The top 10 best microscopes for kids of 2017 open the door to a whole new …

2017 Best Drones for Kids & Teens The world is changing, and the days where a tech-savvy parent knew exactly whether a gameboy or playstation was required are long gone – drones are the hottest new trend among youngsters (and adults!) and there are hundreds of options out there. Our top 10 best drones for …

Buying someone a gift can be really frustrating if you don’t know the hobbies and tastes of the recipient, this is especially true if the person receiving the gift is a kid or perhaps even a teenager. The first thing that probably pops into your mind is a toy, but which one? In our opinion, …

AI Smart Robot Toys – Top Picks Over the past few years I have noticed an emerging trend that I had a feeling would take the world of toys by storm – and it looks like this year it has. AI toys (toys with artificial intelligence, i.e., those toys that are able to notice and …

Top Apps for Kids Ages 11 – 13 Preteens are scary. They’re changing. They’re moody. They’re becoming teenagers right before our eyes but still look like our babies. Thankfully, we can keep them young, educated and safe with some of these top apps for kids ages 11 – 13.   From their first experiences with social …

Top Autism Apps  We found a great list of apps that will help children with specific needs gain more confidence. With these finds, kids will have the opportunity to grow basic skills as well as his personal goals. Technology has been a blessing to children with different abilities than what the average world may be …

Top Apps Music Apps Music is an art that is both exciting and sustaining for all ages. It evokes creativity and sparks stimulation in the minds of everyone. And fortunately, there are a plethora of apps for kids across the board. From toddlers to teens, we’ve found some of the best around.    From learning …

Top Character & Theme Apps If you have children, then there’s no way that the words “Disney,” “Marvel,” and “Nickelodeon,” haven’t fallen out of your mouth or been rung throughout your ears. They hold our kids (and our own) favorite characters, their role models and now, their favorites apps too! From just good clean fun …

Top Autism Apps  Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects a variety of everyday, life skills. But fortunately enough, there are a plethora of apps that will take the reigns in helping to develop comfortable social behavior and decision-making for our young ones, as well as, helping to reduce daily anxiety.  From storyboards to interactive games, there are a …

Astronomy Apps There’s something mysterious about our solar system. And lots of questions surrounding it, especially for little minds that are just being introduced to the concept.   From geo-tracking the stars right above their own heads to an interactive astronaut training simulation, these top astronomy apps will spark a brand new curiosity.  Whether you’ve …

Top Arts, Crafts & Creativity Apps  A pencil. A paintbrush. Some stickers. We found a variety of projects to dive into by the weekend. Our children have so many opportunities to stretch their imagination and artistic talent with these apps!   From painting fish that come to life to making their own giggle-induing videos, there’s a …

Top Apps for Middle School Whether it’s inside the classroom or at home on the couch, we’ve found some of the best apps for middle school children to not only be excited about but also ones that will ignite their senses more so than aimless, mindless web-surfing.  We found some fun apps for the kids to explore their creativity …

Education Apps for Kids Children learn best when they are open-minded and having fun. That’s why we’ve developed a list of the Best Educational Apps for Kids. This collection allows your child to grow and develop important analytic and cognitive skills while playing games and having fun. These apps build on the foundation laid in …

Top Apps for Kids Ages 9 – 11 For your 9-11 year old child, the learning curve is heating up. We’ve chosen an amazing list of apps for 9, 10 and 11 year old kids that are focused on speeding up your child’s learning with some great math and reading apps as well as some creative and …

Top Reading Together Apps Bring your child’s bedtime stories into the digital age with our recommended selection of the best ebooks for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten aged children. These interactive reading apps will teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love. Our editors searched high and low to find the best selection …

Top Apps for 5th Graders Help your kids stay on top of their learning with the best apps for fifth graders. We have math apps, reading apps, science apps, coding apps, awesome game apps and just about everything else covered.  Fifth grade gets serious. It is more than just multiplication, state capitals, decimals and multiplication; …

Top Apps for 4th Graders Fourth grade’s the year that the learning curve heats up! Kids are taking on complex story comprehension, tackling multiple math operations, learning about new worlds to explore and being taught how things around them work. That’s why we’re particularly excited about the list of 4th grade apps we’ve managed to …

Best Children’s Crossword Puzzle Books   Many children are fans of crossword puzzles, as they provide a sense of accomplishment when complete! The top 10 best crossword puzzle books for 2017 is a wonderful collection featuring books for first-time crossword players and children already well-versed in the puzzle experience. Here you will find “fun and …

Best Kids’ Book Award Winners   Once your child has developed a love of the written word, consider introducing him or her to the top 10 award-winning children’s books. Each book contains a classic story sure to enthrall your child and make the little one want to learn more about the author. The top 10 …

Best Children’s Cookbooks   Many children delight in cooking and baking, as it involves a lot of different sensations, including smelling a wide variety of aromas, touching assorted ingredients of the sticky and grainy kind, and eating the resulting food. Help your little ones learn to make their way around the kitchen with the top …