The hottest toys this season are ones that engage children and keep their attention through interaction, according to The Toy Industry Association. Here's a peek at toys that will hold your kids' attention into 2011 without breaking the bank
What little kid doesn't love bugs? Meet the HexBug Nano. For as little as $9.99, these robotic creatures behave like bugs by using the physics of vibration to propel itself along and explore its environment. You can add habitats for the creature for $ $39.99.
Spy Net Video Watch could be a hit with future techies. Kids can shoot video with this cool watch that we found on the Toys R Us Web site for about $40.
Hasbro's Scrabble Flash is an updated, electronic version of the popular word game. The device allows multiple players so the whole family can play along while expanding their vocabulary. You can pick on up for as little as $19.49.
The Alphie The Learning Toy Robot, is sure to be a hit with younger children. The toy sings and has music and lights to help boost learning, all for around $30.
The Air Hogs Hawk Eye lets kids feel like a spy. The remote-control helicopter has a video camera to let kids keep an eye on the neighborhood from above. Retails for around $50.
As the holidays approach, here's a look at some of the toys that are sure to please the little ones in your life.