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Top toys: See our best bets for the preschool set

In part two of the week-long “Today Toy Test 2005” series, consumer specialist Herb Weisbaum previews the top toys for the 3- to 6-year-old set.
/ Source: TODAY

Stumped on what to get your preschooler this holiday season? Well, look no further. Marking our biggest toy test ever, more than 8,000 kids road-tested hundreds of new toys for “Toy Test 2005.” In the second installment of our special series, contributor and consumer specialist Herb Weisbaum shares the skinny on which toys ranked highest for the preschool set. Here's more on the winning results he discussed on “Today”:

We tested 141 preschool toys this year. For us, preschool means toys appropriate for children ages 3 to 6. Toys designed for kids six and up were tested in the school-age category. For more top-rated preschool toys, plus a complete list of all the winners in every age group, check out the “Toy Test 2005” guide.

Fisher-price
Radio Flyer
Battat
Creative Designs, Int.
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Consumer expert and “Today” contributor Herb Weisbaum has been helping people across the country for more than 25 years. His award-winning reports have exposed everything from quack medications to bogus investments. Since 1990, his Toy Test has helped millions of parents and grandparents select the best toys for their kids. To learn more about Herb Weisbaum and his latest consumer reports, you can visit his Web site at: