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The best ... kids’ holiday gifts

... alpine-knit earmuffs, an indoor chopper, Barbie Video Girl, and more

Neff Cozy Headphones
These alpine-knit earmuffs double as working headphones, so music lovers can stay warm without skipping a beat.
$44, Fredflare.com
Source: Ladies’ Home Journal

WowWee Paper Jamz Guitar
Free your budding musicians from Guitar Hero with these ultrathin guitars. Touch-sensitive circuits embedded in each instrument let kids strum and finger real chords. They can plug into a Paper Jamz amp or into earphones, and “rock out” with any pal who owns Paper Jamz drums.
$24, Amazon.com
Source: Every Day With Rachael Ray

Spin Master’s Hawk Eye
This toy helicopter is the first-ever indoor chopper that can take photos and shoot video while in flight. Once a mission is completed, the copter can be plugged in to a PC or Mac to showcase what your little pilot captured.
$65, SpinMaster.com
Source: ShopSmart

Fisher Price Power Wheels Smart Car
Get the next generation “thinking green early.” This “sporty two-seater” has two speeds, an “extra-long-lasting battery,” and is “Energy Star–rated.”
$260, Toysrus.com
Source: Every Day With Rachael Ray

Barbie Video Girl
Barbie has entered the 21st century. This “high-tech doll” has a video camera hidden inside her necklace and a screen built into her back.
$50, Mattel.com
Source: Chicago Tribune

Kinect for Xbox 360
This answer to Nintendo’s Wii and PlayStation’s Move uses a camera to monitor players’ motions. Games that involve balls “need work,” but it performs “beautifully” for activities like dancing and yoga.
From $400, including 250GB Xbox console, Walmart.com
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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