Great gifts for kids at the dollar store

Most kids have a holiday wish list that includes toys they've seen on TV or in the movies, and chances are a lot of your holiday shopping budget will go to gratifying those dreams.

You may want to supplement one or two larger purchases with a few extra things that your child will also enjoy and, if your kids also like exchanging gifts with friends at Christmas time, costs can add up quickly. You can score some great gifts for kids at the dollar store.

Dollar General has toys for five dollars that include a 14-inch plush caterpillar, a plush lion with sound, Hot Wheels Rumble Road, Batman assorted character figures, hand-held video games and Disney Princess art sets, to name a few.