Plastic pooping dogs, fuzzy talking bacon, and other unique ideas for belated gifts.

Finally, a toy for all the parents of kids begging for a new puppy but don’t realize what it means to walk and feed one every day! Or failing that, what better way is there to teach your child the importance of a balanced breakfast than with a fuzzy dancing bacon doll that continually proclaims its own identity (“I’m bacon!”)? 

Check out the full list of, erm, alternative toys here. You could probably get a great deal on after-Christmas sales of the Mega Plumber Action Figure!

Yannick LeJacq

[Travel and Leisure, via Slate][Image source: Doggie Doo Game]