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Best of 2005 Toy Fair

KidsPost's Tracy Grant went hunting for the hottest toys of 2005 at the American International Toy Fair in New York last month and came up with the 10 that kids would give anything to have. Vote for your favorite in our interactive gallery.

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For Room 410, One Last Blastoff: After months spent learning together, Maryam Abdul-Tawwab's fourth-grade class took one of their last field trips as Watkins Elementary students. 

2004 Paralympic Games: About 4,000 athletes with disabilities from 141 countries gathered in Athens to compete in the Paralympic Games. 

Presidential Pets: Through the years, dogs have been a popular choice for presidents seeking the companionship of a pet. January 13, 2005

The Nutcracker: Ballet companies across the Washington region performed variations of the traditional Christmas tale "The Nutcracker," where Snow Flakes, a Sugar Plum Fairy and, of course, the Nutcracker Prince came alive. December 13, 2004

Meet Sayeed: Sayeed Farouk is a 12-year-old Egyptian boy who wears a red baseball cap, lives near giant pyramids and has a camel named after a local rock star. November 29, 2004

Holiday Toy Test 2004:  November 22, 2004

Lollipops From Scratch: Making lollipops is a real-life chemistry lesson -- but without the school books or homework. Watch ordinary sugar heat up to 300 degrees -- and transform into super-cool candy treats on a stick. Although fun to make, lollipops need your full attention (don't forget, this stuff gets really hot!) and the help of an adult. November 22, 2004

Dextre to the Rescue: Scientists hope a robot nicknamed Dextre will be able to repair the famous space telescope, the Hubble. November 15, 2004