With summer blockbusters come tons of movie merchandise, and this year's action-packed season of films is no exception.
From video games and action figures to bubble machines and coloring books, the list of new movie-related toys and games is as long as the credits at the end of you child's favorite flick.
If your children walk out of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, The Smurfs or Captain America wanting to continue the play, here's a look at the fun stuff available for them in stores and online.
Kung fu fighting
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Kids can practice their own kung fu moves as they get rough-and-tumble with the star of DreamWorks' Kung Fu Panda 2. This Kung Fu Po Wrestler lets them squeeze, squash and wrestle Po, and he responds with phrases and sounds.
Kung Fu Po Wrestler, $29.99, at Target and www.target.com. For ages 4-5.
Help your little tyke stay cool this summer with Disney/Pixar's Cars 2 Bubble Mater. Part-bubble machine, part-push toy, Bubble Mater is perfect for those summer days outside.
Cars 2 Bubble Mater, $29.99, at the Fisher-Price online store, www.fisher-price.com. For ages 2 and older.
Now you and your child can play like you are the Norse god of thunder with your very own lightning hammer. With thunder sounds, flashing lights and missiles, this toy lets your child feel just like Thor.
Thor Lightning Hammer, $19.97, at Walmart and www.walmart.com. For ages 5 and older.
Help Capt. Jack Sparrow on his quest to find the fountain of youth with Lego's new Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides series. Collect one set or collect them all; your child will the love the special-edition posters included with each set.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Captain's Cabin, $11.99; Fountain of Youth, $19.99, at Target and www.target.com. For ages 7 and older.
America the great
Now your children can wield the shield of the most skilled fighter in the world with their very own Captain America Disc Launching Shield. Featuring five soaring discs that can launch up to 20 feet, this toy is great for backyard play.
Captain America: The First Avenger Disc Launching Shield, $19.97, at Walmart and www.walmart.com. For ages 5-7.
Your kids can have fun with their old friends from the Hundred Acre Wood with Disney/Pixar's Winnie the Pooh Look and Find Activity Set. Featuring three look-and-find books, a magnifying glass and erasable marker, this set will keep your children occupied for hours on end as they help Pooh and the gang find a list of hidden objects.
Winnie the Pooh Look and Find Activity Set, $14.99, at Toys R Us and www.toysrus.com. For ages 3 and older.
Color me blue
They might have been around for more than five decades, but the Smurfs are making sure that the color blue never goes out of style. Share the latest update of the Smurfs franchise with your own child by buying them these giant coloring and activity books.
The Smurfs: Back in Blue! and The Smurfs: Smurf Happens! giant coloring and activity books, $2.99 each. at Amazon.com. For all ages.
Kids can play the parts of each "Harry Potter" character, as together they try to locate and destroy the remaining horcruxes, as well as the evil Voldemort. Based on the long-awaited final book in the beloved series, it's the ultimate showdown between good and evil.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii and PC, starting at $29.99. Game Stop, www.gamestop.com. For ages 13 and older.
Young superheroes can join the Green Lantern Corps and promote peace and justice with their very own Green Lantern mask and power ring. With the help of their newfound powers (and power ring), your children will be saving the world right up until bedtime.
Green Lantern Mask & Power Ring, $6.99, Toys R Us. For ages 4-6.
Standing at just 2 inches tall, X-Men: First Class Minimates from Diamond Select Toys are great for travel and fun. Ranked as the No. 1 mini-figure in the world, this collection of superhero Minimates, modeled after the characters in the movie X-Men: First Class, features fan favorites such as Beast and Xavier.
More than meets the eye
With a movie that features more high-tech toys than you can count, it's no surprise that the toys from Transformers: Dark of the Moon are just as impressive. With features like pop-out weapons and 3-D technology, your child will think these toys are out of this world.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon MechTech Leader Class Bumblebee, $44.99; Robo Power Cine-Mask, $9.99, at Hasbro Toy Shop, www.hasbrotoyshop.com. For ages 4 and older.