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Toddlers to pre-teens pick their favourite toys from the Canadian Toy Association's showcase event.

Ten-year-old Mary Goddard gets 'pied' with Cool Whip while playing with the Pie Face game. Whipped cream is placed on the 'hand' and the player turns a handle which may or may not spring up, splatting cream in their face. Suggested Retail: $19.99

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Mary Goddard gets 'pied' with cool whip while trying out the Pie Face game. The Canadian Toy Association held it's annual showcase of children's toys at an event at the Ontario Science Centre. Suggested Retail: $19.99

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Six-year-old Alex Goddard flies the Millennium Falcon Quad. The Millennium Falcon, made from high impact foam, can be controlled remotely from over 250 feet away.

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Mary Goddard plays with the Meccano Meccanoid G15. When fully assembled, the robot features voice recognition as well as a vocabulary of over 1000 pre-programmed phrases. Suggested Retail: $429.99

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Seven-year-old Giacomo Vacilotto tries out the Tony Hawk Circuit Boards - Circuit Bowl. Suggested Retail: $99.99

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Six-year-old Alex Goddard plays a game of table-top hockey (Power Play II) against Inspector Andrew Cowan (the London Detachment of the O Division of the RCMP). The RCMP will be taking the toys to various northern communities in Ontario and Manitoba. Suggested Retail: $80.00

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Two-and-a-half-year-old Brayden Gardner tests the Go!Go ! Smart Wheels Ultimate RC Speedway. Suggested Retail: $80.00

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Eight-year-old Abigayle Brown was drawn to the My Magical Unicorn Pet with a horn that lights up in different colours, during a toy event at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto. Suggested Retail: $149.99

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The Zoomer Kitty is an interactive toy that will follow the user around changing the colour of its eyes depending on its mood. When nuzzled, Zoomer Kitty responds with purrs that the child can feel.

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Five-year-old Alystair Brown plays with the Hulk Smash remote control toy at The Canadian Toy Association’s annual hot toy showcase. Suggested Retail: $149.99

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