10 Must-have Toys for 2012

Mega Bloks Skylander Construction Sets
The Dark Castle Conquest set is huge and filled with cool details and can be combined with other Mega Bloks Skylander cosntruction sets. ©Mega Brands Inc.

Mega Brands Inc.'s construction sets were a must-have in 2011, and 2012 is no different.

Mega Bloks are construction sets, toys designed to get older kids' (ages 6 and up) imaginations running through creative problem-solving and role-playing. The Skylanders product line, based on the Activision video game "Skylanders," is popular for the 2012 holiday season.

All Mega Bloks sets come with the pieces needed to snap together different storylines and engage in battles -- as well as fully articulated characters, vehicles and other accessories.

When fully constructed, Dark Castle Conquest, for example, has a working catapult. Look for other popular adventures such as Crusher's Pirate Quest and Arkeyan Copter Attack.