Disney Rings in the Holidays with Top 10 "Must Have" Gifts
Disney's 2012 Holiday Gift Picks Winning Top Honors from Media, Retailers and Toy Industry Influencers
GLENDALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Disney Consumer Products today announced its Top 10 "must have" gifts for children and families who love and cherish all things Disney. With something for everyone on your list, Disney's Top 10 holiday gifts are already garnering major awards and accolades from top media, retailers and leading toy industry influencers. The assortment is inspired by stories and characters from across the Disney spectrum including Disney·Pixar Cars, Disney Princess character Cinderella, Disney Fairies, Doc McStuffins, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, Marvel's The Amazing Spider-Man, Winnie the Pooh and Wreck-It Ralph. Early holiday shoppers can find Disney's hottest toys and gifts now at national retailers, specialty stores, Disney Store and DisneyStore.com.
Disney's Top 10 "Must Have" gifts include the following:
Gift for All
A one-of-a-kind gift for any Disney fan or budding artist, the Disney Creativity Studiofeatures a "smart" stylus that magically transforms into a pencil, marker, crayon, brush or stamper, for an immersive art experience on iPad. Through engaging activities and coaching from a real Disney artist, kids of all ages can draw and color their favorite Disney characters to create their own customized Disney artwork. Simply download the Disney Creativity Studio App from the App Store and let the artistic adventure begin! SRP $49.99, ages 5+ (for all ages). Disney Creativity Studio includes a code to download the app for free. The app is also available for purchase for $3.99 from the App Store.
Gifts for Kids
Bounce Bounce Tigger
"Tigger's gonna make you bounce, bounce" with a dancing, shimmying, rocking version of this lovable character from Disney's Winnie the Pooh. While playing his signature theme song to the tune of a classic hip hop hit song, Tigger shows off his best dance moves in sync with the music. Kids can dance and giggle along with Tigger as he bounces to the left, bounces to the right, rocks back and forth, and "wiggety, wiggety wiggles!" SRP $39.99, ages 3+.
Doc McStuffins Time For Your Check Up Doll (with Lambie)
Celebrated as one of the hottest toys of the year by Time To Play, Toys"R"Us®, and Toy Insider, this Doc McStuffins doll is literally flying off the shelves. This adorable interactive Doc speaks more than 10 phrases and she can bring her friend Lambie to life with the touch of her stethoscope, which activates with lights and sounds. Kids can sing along to the entire "check up" song with Doc as they use their imagination for hours of role play fun. SRP $34.99, ages 3+. A great role play item to accompany the doll, the Doc McStuffins Doctor's Bag Playset comes with a fun sound and light stethoscope with interactive effects plus seven other pieces in a cute medical bag. SRP $19.99, ages 3+.
Disney Fairies Color Surprise Tink
Place Disney Fairies Color Surprise Tink onto 10 different shades of color and watch as her wings magically recognize and light up in that color! Tink also comes with a bonus pixie pass code that lets you unlock a free one-month membership pass at pixiehollow.com. SRP $29.99, ages 4+.
Disney Princess - Cinderella
Little princesses can celebrate the magic of Cinderella with a spectacular assortment of new toys inspired by the release of Cinderella Diamond Edition on Blu-Ray™. Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award Winners of 2012, the Cinderella ''Happily Ever After'' Carriage Set and the Cinderella Deluxe Doll Gift Set are Disney Store exclusives.With the Cinderella ''Happily Ever After'' Carriage Set, girls can recreate the iconic fairytale metamorphosis. The set includes the transforming coach, a horse, and a Cinderella doll in her beautiful white satin wedding gown & veil. SRP $59.99, ages 3+. The Cinderella Deluxe Doll Gift Set features six dolls, two dresses and a dress form, and includes her step-sisters Anastasia and Drizella, Lady Tremaine, Prince Charming and the Fairy Godmother. SRP $79.50, ages 3+. Girls can get ready for the ball with the Cinderella Enchanted Carriage Vanity which features storytelling icons like the clock, pumpkin, and bows in its lovely design. SRP $99.99, ages 3+.
Lightning McQueen Hawk
An ideal toy for any Disney•Pixar Cars fan, Lightning McQueen Hawk is inspired by the new flight-themed Cars Toons short, "Air Mater." With exciting transformation play, Lightning McQueen Hawk converts from a car into an airplane with wings. In drive mode, Lightning McQueen Hawk has driving sound effects and phrases, and as a plane it reveals rocker booster lights and fun projectiles. Lightning McQueen Hawk features built-in sensors that respond to kids' movements. Kids will love reliving animated scenes and creating new "air-ventures" with this beloved character. SRP $43.99 ages 4+.
Master Moves Mickey
Get down in the house with your favorite mouse! Master Moves Mickey dances to a funky beat as he combines over 15 different dance moves into his own original dance combinations. Perfect your moves with Mickey Mouse as he shows off his insane handstand and then pops right into a 360! Press his nose to hear original tracks, funky beats and watch him show off his cool Mouska-moves! SRP $69.99 ages 3+.
The Amazing Spider-Man
A web-slinging array of Spider-Man toys give kids everything they need to recreate the action-packed excitement of the hit summer movie. The Amazing Spider-Man Mega Blaster Web Shooter with Glove allows kids to shoot webs from the palm of their hands just like the webbed crusader (string included). Evil doesn't stand a chance! SRP $19.99, ages 5+. The Spider Strike Night Infiltrator Vehicle includes a Spider-Man action figure that rides in the seat. With the push of the spoiler you can see Spider-Man launch into action as he swings over the hood. SRP $19.99, ages 4+.
Wreck-It Ralph Talking Figures: Ralph and Vanellope Von Schweetz
The talking Ralph and Vanellope dolls are new characters from Walt Disney Animation Studios' Wreck-It Ralph, a hilarious arcade-game-hopping adventure opening Nov. 2 in theaters nationwide. Wreck-It Ralph comes in both a friendly and a wrecking mode. The sweet Vanellope Von Schweetz talking figure includes peppermint candy hair extensions and a brush. With turning head action, original movie voices and more than 30 sayings, these poseable dolls stand approximately 11 inches tall. SRP $44.99 each, ages 4+.
Gifts for Babies and Toddlers
Disney Baby Heirloom Quilt & Plush
Exclusively at the Disney Baby Store at the Americana at Brand in Glendale, CA and disneystore.com/disneybaby, the Winnie the Pooh Heirloom Quilt & Plush is the perfect "first set" for every little one. Featuring the loveable characters from Disney's classic film Winnie the Pooh, the Heirloom Quilt is super soft to provide endless cuddles for parents and baby. You can also personalize it! SRP $79.50. The plush fur is made of a rosette swirl pattern and is huggably soft. The plush is also available in classic Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse designs, and includes a keepsake bag. SRP $49.50.
About Disney Consumer Products
Disney Consumer Products (DCP), the world's largest licensor, is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYS: DIS) and its affiliates that extends the Disney and Marvel brands to merchandise ranging from apparel, toys, home décor and books to food and beverages, stationery, electronics and fine art. DCP develops Disney entertainment franchises into 365 day-a-year product opportunities at retailers worldwide. DCP is comprised of three businesses: Licensing, Publishing and Disney Store. The Licensing business is aligned around six strategic brand priorities: Disney Classic Characters & Disney Moms and Babies, Disney Media Networks & Games, Disney & Pixar Animation Studios, Disney Princess & Disney Fairies, Disney Live Action Film, and Marvel. Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) is the world's largest publisher of children's books, magazines, and digital products. Disney English is DPW's English language learning business, which includes over 35 Disney English learning centers across China and a supplemental learning book program. DPW's growing library of digital products includes best-selling eBook titles and original apps. The Disney Store retail chain operates across North America, Europe, and Japan with more than 350 stores worldwide. Disney Store carries high-quality products, including exclusive merchandise tied to key Disney and Marvel entertainment offerings. www.DisneyStore.com and www.DisneyStore.co.uk are Disney's official online shopping portals. For more information, please visit Disney Consumer Products or follow us at www.YouTube.com/DisneyLiving, www.Facebook.com/DisneyLiving and www.Twitter.com/DisneyLiving.
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