01 November 2013

Get Started on Your Holiday Shopping - Disney Consumer Products Unwraps #DisneyDozen Gift List

Happy *early* Holidays! #DisneyDozen
Disney Consumer Products Unwraps its #DisneyDozen Gift List for the 2013 Holiday Season 

Receiving more awards and accolades than ever before, this holiday toy list showcases imaginative products for all ages and budgets featuring Disney, Marvel and Star Wars characters. There's lots to love on this list and I'm getting an early start on my shopping. 

Glendale, Calif. (October 15, 2013) —It's the holiday season and Disney Consumer Products has magical gifts for all ages and budgets in its #DisneyDozen gift list inspired by favorite Disney, Marvel and Star Wars characters and stories. This award-winning assortment includes 12 entertaining and innovative holiday gifts – plus some additional "must-have" items – that tap into The Walt Disney Company's rich history of storytelling, while offering enduring play value and transforming playtime into a truly magical experience that Disney is known for.
With products inspired by popular Disney properties such as Disney Junior's Sofia the First and Doc McStuffins along with Disney's Planes and Disney Infinity, the #DisneyDozen products are being recognized by more national retailers, toy experts, industry organizations and media outlets than ever before, including: Toys "R" Us, Walmart, Kmart, TimetoPlayMag.com, The Toy Insider, Parents magazine and more. There's something for every budget with toys ranging from $5.99 to $189.99, and digital apps ranging from FREE to $4.99.

The #DisneyDozen gift list includes:
  • Angry Birds Star Wars TELEPODS (Hasbro)
  • Cheerin' Minnie (Fisher-Price)
    —Amazon's 2013 Holiday Toy List
  • Disney Infinity (Disney Interactive)
    —Amazon's 2013 Holiday Toy List
    —TimetoPlayMag.com's "Most Wanted" toys for 2013 and "People's Play Award" nominee
    —Toy Insider's "Hot 20" toys for 2013
    —Toys "R" Us 2013 Holiday Hot Toy list
  • Disney's It's A Small World Animator's Collection (Disney Store)
    —Family Choice Awards 2013 Holiday Gift Guide Winner
    Parents magazine "Top 10 Favorite" for November 2013
    —TimetoPlayMag.com's "People's Play Award" nominee
  • Disney's Planes Wing Control Dusty Crophopper RC Plane (Mattel)
    —Amazon's 2013 Holiday Toy List
    —National Parenting Publications Awards 2013 Children's Products Honors Winner in the Toys category
    —TimetoPlayMag.com "People's Play Award" nominee
    —Toy Insider's "Hot 20" toys for 2013
    —Toys "R" Us, Walmart and Kmart's top holiday toys lists
  • Disney Princess Palace Pets (Blip) and Palace Pets app (Disney Publishing Worldwide)
    —Amazon's 2013 Holiday Toy List
    —TimetoPlayMag.com's "Most Wanted" toys for 2013 and "People's Play Award" nominee
  • Disney Princess Ultimate Dream Castle (Mattel) and Magic Mirror App (Disney Publishing Worldwide)
    —Amazon's 2013 Holiday Toy List
    Parents magazine "Virtual Reality" Top Toy Pick 2013
  • Doc McStuffins Get Better Check Up Center (Just Play)
    —TimetoPlayMag.com's "Most Wanted" toys for 2013 and "People's Play Award" nominee
    —Toy Insider's "Hot 20" toys for 2013
    —Toys "R" Us, Walmart and Kmart's top holiday toy lists
  • LEGO® DUPLO®-brand Jake and the Never Land Pirates™ construction sets (LEGO)
  • Iron Man Flying RC Extreme Hero (EB Brands)
    —Amazon's 2013 Holiday Toy List
    —TimetoPlayMag.com "People's Play Award" nominee
  • Sofia the First Magical Talking Doll with Animal Friends (Mattel)
    —Amazon's 2013 Holiday Toy List
    —Kohl's Top 25 Dream Toys list
    —TimetoPlayMag.com's "Most Wanted" toys for 2013
    —Toy Insider's "Hot 20" toys for 2013
    Additional "must-haves" items:
  • Disney Baby The Lion King Simba Drop N' Roar (Fisher-Price)
    —Amazon's 2013 Holiday Toy List
    Parents magazine "Best for Babies" Top Toy Pick 2013
  • Disney's Frozen Anna & Elsa dolls (Disney Store)
  • Marvel Creativity Studio Deluxe Stylus and App (eKids)
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Paint & Play App (Disney Publishing Worldwide) 
    —National Parenting Publications Awards 2013 Children's Products Gold Winner in the Virtual Products category
  • Winnie the Pooh Interactive Story Book Buddy (Hallmark)
    From the loveable characters of hit Disney Junior shows and new characters discovered on the big screen, to soaring Super Heroes and angry Darth Vader birds (and pigs), the best-of-the-best products from the world's leading entertainment company are available now at national retailers including Toys "R" Us, Walmart, Kmart along with other mass and specialty retailers, as well as Disney Store retail locations and DisneyStore.com, and the iTunes and Google Play stores.
    And that's a lot to Love !

    Best for Baby
    Disney Baby The Lion King Simba Drop N' Roar (MSRP $34.99; Amazon.com, Target.com and Walmart.com)
    Surprise baby with different reactions via drop-through ball play with The Lion King Simba Drop 'n Roar, which includes sound effects and an original song, 'I Just Can't Wait to Be King.'
    Winnie the Pooh Interactive Story Buddy (MSRP: $34.95, available exclusively at Hallmark Gold Crown stores starting November)
    Bring story time to life with Hallmark's Winnie the Pooh Interactive Story Buddy that uses Hallmark's I Reply® Technology – the plush Winnie the Pooh Story Buddy chimes in when key phrases from the book are read aloud.

    Preschool Picks
    Cheerin' Minnie (MSRP: $44.99; available at mass retailers)
    Watch every girl's friend, Minnie, raise her pom poms high while she cheers for her favorite mouse, singing and dancing to the hit song "Hey Mickey"!
    Doc McStuffins Get Better Check Up Center (MSRP: $79.99; available at mass retailers)
    The Doc McStuffins Get Better Checkup Center has everything kids need – from the Big Book of Boo Boos to other doctor "tools" and accessories – so they can imagine they are healing toys and giving healthy checkups right along with Doc McStuffins!
    LEGO® DUPLO®-brand Jake and the Never Land Pirates™ construction sets (MSRP: $14.99, $24.99 and $39.99; available at mass and specialty retailers)
    Build your own pirate fun – from Jake's Treasure Hunt, to the Never Land Hideout, to Jake's Pirate Ship Buckey; a swashbuckling adventure awaits young Jake and the Never Land Pirates fans!

    Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Paint & Play app by Disney Publishing Worldwide (app is $4.99; available on iTunes and Google Play)
    Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Paint & Play is a magical 3D coloring book that lets kids create the Clubhouse world. With unlimited combinations of tools, colors, patterns, stickers, and more, kids paint everything they see – even Mickey and Minnie! A magic wand brings the Clubhouse to life as a fully-animated 3D world.
    Sofia the First Magical Talking Doll with Animal Friends (MSRP: $39.99; available at mass retailers)
    Dressed in her signature princess gown and very special amulet from the King, Sofia can recognize and talk with three of her best animal friends. With multiple character-specific phrases, it's endless interactive friendship fun with everyone's favorite princess-in-training!

    Boys Toys
    Angry Birds Star Wars TELEPODS (MSRP: $14.99 - $39.99, available at mass retailers; app is $0.99 available on iTunes and Google Play)
    For the first time ever, TELEPODS lets you teleport your Rebel Bird and Imperial Pig figures into the new Angry Birds Star Wars II app so you can choose who you launch. You can also launch your Rebel Bird figures in real life to destroy iconic Angry Birds Star Wars structures and topple the evil Pig Empire!
    Disney's Planes Wing Control Dusty Crophopper RC Plane (MSRP: $39.99; available as mass retailers)
    Kids can have fun recreating the action seen in Disney's Planes with this RC vehicle that offers role-play remote control, which means the plane moves when they do!
    Iron Man Flying RC Extreme Hero (MSRP: $79.99; available at mass retailers)
    Experience the thrill of controlling the world's first flying Iron Man. The Extreme Hero banks, soars dives and climbs, just like the real Iron Man and offers high performance yet easy enough for a beginner as it soars up to 300 feet in the air.
    Marvel Creativity Studio Deluxe Smart Stylus and App (MSRP: $34.99, available at Apple Stores; app is FREE, available on iTunes)
    A truly creative gift for any Marvel fan or budding artist, the Marvel Creativity Studio features a "smart" stylus that magically transforms into a pencil, marker, crayon, brush or stamper, for an immersive art experience on iPad devices. Through engaging activities and assembling your own action stories, kids of all ages can draw, color and activate their favorite Marvel Super Heroes to create their own customized artwork and storytelling.

    Gifts for Girls
    Disney's Frozen Anna & Elsa dolls ($39.95 each; available at Disney Store locations and disneystore.com)
    From Disney's Frozen, these beautiful dolls begin to sing their own signature songs triggered by motion-activation – Anna ("For the First Time") and Elsa ("Let It Go").
    Disney Princess Palace Pets and Palace Pets app (MSRP: $5.99 - $29.99, available at mass retailers; FREE app, available on iTunes)
    Inspired by the love for animals the Disney Princess characters display in their classic stories, the Disney Princess Palace Pets app and product collection enable children to play with, nurture and love their Palace Pets, just like their favorite Disney Princess characters. The product line includes figures, "plush" stuffed animals and playsets. 
    Disney Princess Ultimate Dream Castle and Magic Mirror App (MSRP: $189.99, available at mass retailers; $3.99 for app or FREE with Castle purchase, available on iTunes)
    The Disney Princess Ultimate Dream Castle and Magic Mirror app merge physical and digital to create magical interactive experiences both in and around the castle themed to girls' favorite Disney Princess characters. Special spots in each room trigger activities including baking with Snow White, popping bubbles with Ariel, sewing beautiful dresses with Cinderella, and singing songs with Aurora. With so many areas of play, more than 30 accessory pieces, and the new augmented reality app, it's the ultimate castle for any little princess to call home.
    Under the Sea Surprise Ariel (MSRP: $29.99, available at mass retailers)
    When is placed in water, Ariel's fin lights up, creating a magical rainbow of color; she also sings and says phrases from favorite movie moments in both English and Spanish.

    Family Fun
    Disney Infinity (MSRP: $74.99 starter pack, available at mass and specialty retailers)
    Disney Infinity is an all-new video game starring the beloved characters from Walt Disney Studios' and Pixar's most popular franchises. Players can place real-world toy versions of their favorite Disney characters onto a device called the Infinity Base and transport them into the virtual game worlds of Monsters University, The Incredibles, Cars, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lone Ranger and Toy Story in Space as well as into a giant Toy Box where they can create their own adventures.
    Disney's It's A Small World Animator's Collection ($29.95 each, available at Disney Store locations and disneystore.com)
    Celebrate our "small world" with a new collection of dolls inspired by the original Fantasyland attraction, "it's a small world," and one of the best-known Disney tunes of all time. Each doll is dressed in traditional costume and sings in its native language.

    About Disney Consumer Products
    Disney Consumer Products (DCP) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) that delivers innovative and engaging product experiences across thousands of categories from toys and apparel to books and fine art. As the world's largest licensor, DCP inspires the imaginations of people around the world by bringing the magic of Disney into consumers' homes with products they can enjoy year-round. DCP is comprised of three business units: Licensing, Publishing and Disney Store. The Licensing business is aligned around five strategic brand priorities: Disney Media, Classics & EntertainmentDisney & Pixar Animation StudiosDisney Princess & Disney FairiesLucasfilm and Marvel. Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) is the world's largest publisher of children's books, magazines, and digital products and also includes an English language learning business, consisting of over 40 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 that leverage Disney content in innovative ways. The Disney Store retail chain operates across North America, Europe and Japan with more than 350 stores worldwide and is known for providing consumers with high-quality, unique products. Disney's official shopping portals online are www.DisneyStore.com and www.DisneyStore.co.uk. For more information, please visit Disney Consumer Products  www.DisneyConsumerProducts.com or follow us at www.YouTube.com/DisneyLivingwww.Facebook.com/DisneyLivingwww.Twitter.com/DisneyLiving andwww.Pinterest.com/DisneyLiving.

    About Lucasfilm Ltd.
    Lucasfilm Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is a global leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company's activities include visual effects and audio post-production, cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California. Lucasfilm, the Lucasfilm logo, STAR WARS and related properties are trademarks and/or copyrights, in the United States and other countries, of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliates. TM & © 2013 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.

    About Marvel Entertainment, LLC 
    Marvel Entertainment, Inc. is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 5,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in licensing, entertainment (via Marvel Studios and Marvel Animation) and publishing (via Marvel Comics). Marvel's strategy is to leverage its franchises in a growing array of opportunities around the world, including feature films, consumer products, toys, video games, animated television, direct-to-DVD and online. For more information, visit marvel.com.
A big thanks to Disney Consumer Products for all the info. I know I need a few ideas for gifts and I love all the new Disney stuff that comes out for the Holidays. It's takes the pressure off trying to find something perfect for them and to get a head start too - Awesome !!! The stores are ready to sell. 

What on this list do think you might get for you little one?

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  1. Some of that stuff looks so cool, but we're really tried to cut down on toys for Christmas. Great ideas, though.

  2. Wow! That is some list!! Can't show it to my son or he would want it all!!

  3. That is a gigantic list for sure! I'm NOT showing it to either of my kiddos for the protection of my..err...Santa's wallet!! LOL!

  4. Thanks for the list! I now have way to many ideas for Christmas gifts for my nieces and nephews. :)

  5. Deb @ Focused on the MagicNovember 2, 2013 at 5:13 PM

    Lots of amazing new toys on the list. Thanks for sharing!

  6. There are so many items on this list that would be perfect for my boys and my nieces! I really need to start shopping now so I'm not rushed the week before Christmas!