One of the hottest gifts on the lists of kids everywhere is the Nintendo DS. The handheld gaming system offers tons of games, as well as advanced features like Internet connectivity and a camera. This is one gift that parents love too- it's portable size offers hours of entertainment during car trips and in waiting rooms.
The Nintendo DS offers several different systems. The original DS or DS Lite is a smaller size, and uses cartridge games. It is ideal for a younger child who just wants to enjoy a few games on the go or at home. The DSI is a larger system that includes the ability to use the Internet and take pictures with the built in camera.
The most recent system, the 3DS offers three dimensional gaming. There are a wide range of games available, ranging from kid friendly to those that are popular with adults. The 3DS is a hot item on many Christmas lists this year, so shopping early may be a good idea!
Another thing to remember is that if you do purchase a Nintendo DS, you will want to include a few games and accessories in your gift. A carrying case, cleaning cloth, and extra stylus along with a game or two will ensure the lucky recipient can enjoy this great system right away.