Parents AND Kids Are Obsessed With The "Little Helper" Toy Vacuum That Actually Works

Finally, a Dyson product we can afford.

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When your little mini-me pretends to get the house in order (which they really like to do, even though they're nowhere to be found when it's time for actual clean-up time), make sure the arsenal is stocked with the .

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Casdon Dyson Ball Vacuum Toy
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$63.82

is an uncanny replica of a real Dyson vacuum. As kids push it around, colorful balls swirl around the clear, cylindrical body, just like a cyclone of dust would in a real vacuum. It swivels on a ball the way the real thing does, too, and it makes realistic sounds.

But the neatest trick is that it has some real suction power, and it can pick up small pieces of paper or small poly beads that can be removed from a dustbin in the back. (Now they can experience what it's like to fish the teeniest toy part out of the rest of the "dirt," like you do with all their Lego pieces. Ha!)

The toy, which is in stock at and backordered at , is recommended for kids between the ages of 3 and 9. And apparently, by looking at the reviews on Amazon, kids (and parents!) are loving it. "My son loves this vacuum! He loves to help clean, and his favorite is the vacuum, but it's too big for him. This one looks real enough that he'll use it instead of the big one," one person wrote.

FYI: It takes a lot of battery power—it needs —so make sure you stock up before you're ready to play. But once those batteries are popped in, you can sit on your couch, kick your feet up, and let them clean up after you for a change.

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