Lego and Other Toys
LUGNET: Set database, discussion forums, and much more. The #1 LEGO fan site.
Peeron: Set inventory database, instruction scans.
Brickshelf: Fan pictures of LEGO creations, from the mundane to the sublime.
Bricklink: Thousands of LEGO fans sell their spare pieces, instructions, boxes, and anything else lego-related.
LDraw: Free software for LEGO CAD - build models on your computer with unlimited numbers, colors and types of pieces.
LEGO: LEGO company official site.
The Guild of Bricksmiths: more custom model and kit builders.
SquiDirectory - A categorized Squidoo directory featuring an interesting variety of different subjects ranging from arts and literature, shopping, and eco friendly tips, to vehicles for sale, travel, and everything in between.
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Christmas Gift Ideas
The Melissa and Doug deluxe standing easel is an evergreen gift and will be a favorite toy for years to come. This kids easel is sturdily made, double sided, comes with blackboard and dry erase surfaces and a paper roll holder for paper, folds for storage, and will keep your young artist(s) happy for hours.
Make your child the coolest - and the happiest - in the neighborhood when you give them this Razor electric scooter for Christmas. Reliable, quiet electric motor, choice of cool colors, and classic scooter styling in miniature makes this a bestselling item.
NXT is the new generation of LEGO Mindstorms robot kits, a great Xmas gift for the "builders" on your list. Works with existing LEGO Technic pieces too! Build whatever your imagination can come up with, then program it yourself to make it come to "life".
With a tiny set or a minifigure behind every window from Dec 1st to Dec 24th, the LEGO Advent calendar is fun for the whole family, and after the holidays your kids and add the pieces and figures to their existing LEGO for even more long-lasting play value.
The LEGO Republic Gunship is a great LEGO Star Wars model with lots of playability and interesting construction for hours of fun.
Who doesn't remember the Death Star? Here it is in all its huge (over 3400 pieces) looming glory, with super laser and enough weapons and defences to make any Star Wars fan happy.
Find your Christmas gift ideas online at Christmas Gifts and Ideas
Visit our Christmas site for plenty of holiday gift ideas for all the family - children, adults, and especially gifts for Dad. Make your Christmas shopping quick and easy this year by doing it online! Also lots of ideas for parties. chiristmas cards, how to have an eco-friendly christmas, and traditional Christmas carol lyrics.
The Canadian Toy Testing Council (CTTC) is a non-profit, voluntary, registered charitable organization, whose mission is to test toys and to help consumers make good toy purchases. Check out the 2008 award winners page to choose your top Christmas gifts!
Today's Parent magazine article on the best toys for 2008, a goldmine of great Christmas gift ideas.
Consumer Reports magazine is the most respected source for independent product reviews, so where better to check for holiday gift ideas? Not just toys, but Christmas gifts for Dad and Mom too.