Searching for the Perfect Gift

With the gift-giving season here, shoppers are still heading to the Web for help finding that perfect present.

If there are kids who have made it onto your "nice" list, here's what they might want under the tree this year: Check out gift ideas that are popular top searches on the Web.

Wuggles -- billed as pets you "bring to life yourself" -- are the popular "as seen on TV" pick. Pillow Pets (chenille toys that double as a headrest) are also a hit this season.

Consider the Angry Birds board game (no batteries required) along with other video game-inspired finds like Annoying Orange toys, Transformer toys, Star Wars toys, and Batman toys.

If you choose the low-tech route, you're not alone in searching out "john deere toys" and "tonka toys." For the adventure set, trampolines and scooters may be a good bet. So are LEGOs.

According to search trends, older kids might like the game Skyrim or the Nintendo add-on Skylanders. Gamers who appreciate old-school gifts might get a kick out of Atari Flashback. A LeapPad educational tablet may be a smart choice for the younger set. Try to ignore pleas for the iPad -- maybe when the tykes turn nine?

Speaking of gadgets, the techie types in your life might be hankering for a Kindle gift card, and iPad accessories are a nice idea. Tablets of all kind are getting some attention; so are netbooks and LED TVs. Beats by Dr. Dre headphones are also a rockin' find.

Your 'tween may appreciate a Justin Bieber perfume or Taylor Swift perfume. You can't go wrong with Chanel perfume for that special someone. Burberry perfume, Juicy Couture perfume, Jennifer Aniston perfume, and Coach Poppy perfume are also scent-sational ideas.

But don't forget the feet. Stompeez Slippers (shaped like fluffy animals) have stormed up the Search box, as have footwear from Ugg (the fuzzy sheepskin boots are on plenty of wish-lists at this time of year). Loveable moccasins have also made a comeback in Search -- take that, Christian Louboutin.

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