The Hottest Toys for Christmas 2017

You better watch out…because, let’s face it, Christmas is around the corner.  It’s never too early to get a jump start on the coolest gifts for kids.   There’s nothing worse than being under the gun, while people continually post the countdown to Christmas on social media (the stress is real!).  We’ve scoured some of the top toy wish-lists and all-around great gift ideas .  As a result, we’ve uncovered the best selling toys and games from the top toy retailers and found the best prices so you don’t have to.  Shop 61 of the best toys below!

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If you’re looking for some great ideas, look no further.  According to the powers to be from Toys R Us, Walmart and, these are some of the most popular must-have toys in 2017.  While we may be adults, we’re kids at heart so here are our top picks this year:

1.  The Hottest Toy of 2017:  Hatchimals Egg (Interactive) – Buy It Here For $59 or with Free Shipping Here For $66

2016 Hatchimals Eggs Draggles, Penguala and Owlicorn for Christmas Toy Gifts 2017

For real this has been one of the biggest secret toys all year after everyone went nuts for it at the 2016 Toy Fair.  There are a bunch of different ‘eggs’ you can buy that are all interactive, your kids can care for them, and then suddenly they hatch with a surprise animal inside.  How cool!  With Hatchimal names like owlicorn, penguala, draggles, burtle, or bearakeet we can only assume these guys are a mix of owl-unicorns, penguin-koalas, and…uh…dog fraggles? Still lost?  Here’s everything else you need to know about Hatchimals.

Buy Here: $59

Buy Here: $66

2.  The New Teddy Ruxpin for 2017 – Buy It Here For $99

So this is the toy people are already losing their mind over.  You know you grew up with Teddy, but this is the Teddy Ruxpin of the Digital Age.  Pre-order him as soon as you can because this is the gift that parents will end up getting trampled over at a Toys R Us this holiday season.  Read the full review of the new Teddy Ruxpin here.

Buy Here: $99

3.  Fidget Cube – Buy It Here For $11

Fidget Cube

Flip, press, switch, roll, spin and dial your anxiety away.  The perfect gadget to keep hands busy and focus in check.

More:  Get the Latest Info On All Things ‘Fidget Cubes & Spinners’ Everyone is Obsessing Over

Buy Here: $11

4.  Fidget Spinner – Buy It Here For $15

Fidget Spinner

Not into switching and clicking your stress away?  Take this fidget toy out for a spin.

Buy Here: $15

5.  Little Live Pets ‘Snuggles My Dream Puppy’ Playset – Buy It Here For $43


The latest in super-cute interactive dogs for kids.  Feed this little guy with a bottle until he (or she) falls asleep in your arms.  Awww.  ????

Buy Here: $43

6.  The New Pokemon Z-Ring Interactive Set – Buy It Here For $20


Yes the Pokemon craze continues thanks to the Pokemon Z-Ring and Z-Crystal! Compatible with the latest video game titles in the Pokemon series for Nintendo 3DS Family Systems.  Say goodbye to your kids…you’ll see them next summer.

Buy Here: $20

7.  Nerf N-Strike Elite Terrascout Remote Control Drone Blaster – Buy It Here For $189


Adios pesky drones!

Buy Here: $189

8.  Squishy Stress Relief Balls – Buy It Here For $14

Squishy Stress Relief Balls

3-pack of non-toxic, BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free, satisfying squishiness!

Buy Here: $14

9.  Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty – Buy It Here For $16

Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty

Thinking Putty comes in different colors, illusions, glow-in-the-dark, heat-sensitive, (remember Hyper-Color shirts?!) and more.  Stretch it, roll it, and bounce it.  Sure, it’s sort of a toy, but the satisfying addictiveness and stress relief is a total win.

Buy Here: $16

10.  SELFIE Mic Music-Set in Black & Gold – Buy It Here For $9


Lucky for you, new songs are added every day!  Let your little ones become the stars they know they are. What’s better than combining a selfie-stick with a microphone?  You’re welcome.

Buy Here: $9

11. The Board Game of 2017: ‘Speak Out’ Game from Hasbro – Buy It Here For $12

Speak Out Board Game 2016 - 2017

Lolz for days.  Players simply put in a game mouthpiece, pick a card, and try to say the phrase on the card until someone guesses it.  You look funny while being funny.  It’s a win-win.

Buy Here: $12

12.  DreamWorks Trolls ‘Hug Time’ Poppy – Buy It Here For $47

Trolls Hug Time Poppy Doll Toy from DreamWorks Movie 2016 - 2017

…because you know you and your kids will be watching The Trolls movie over and over again.  And again.  And over again. This always lovable “Hug Time’ Poppy is always up for a hug and speaks 25 phrases every time you give her a little hug and press her tummy.  Plus, she plays songs from the movie and even rocks back and forth.  Endless joy.

Buy Here: $47

13.  Sky Viper V2400 HD Streaming Drone With FPV Headset – Buy It Here For $124

Kids Sky Viper Streaming Drone with FPV Headset 2016 - 2017

Buy Here: $124


14.  Num Noms Lip Gloss Truck Craft Kit – Buy It Here For $25

Top Toy 2016: Num Noms Lipgloss Kit 2017

Best New Toy/DIY on Now kids can make their very own lip gloss DIY-style and stop stealing yours!  Simply pick your flavors, add glitter sprinkles, pour it into the ice cream dispenser and then churn it like soft-serve into your Nom cup.

Buy Here: $25

15.  Star Wars Interactech Imperial Stormtrooper Action Figure – Buy It Here For $19

New Star Wars Toy Stormtrooper Action Figure 2016 - 2017 Christmas

The coolest 12-inch action figure this year.  If your kid loves Star Wars (I mean) they’ll love the 70+ sound and light effects.  Plus, the motion sensors and action phrases really bring this Stormtrooper to life.

Buy Here: $19

16.  Finding Dory ‘My Friend Dory’ – Buy It Here For $11

2016's Finding Dory 'My Friend Dory' Toy

From the hottest movie of the year, Finding Dory, you can now take her with your wherever you go (out of water only!).  When you move her left she says one thing, when you move her right she says another.  Help Dory find her family and friends.  She sings songs, speaks “whale” to you, and says over 50 fun phrases.

Buy Here: $11

17.  Learning Toys Subscription Boxes:  Kiwi Crate – Check Out A Single Gift For $20 or subscriptions starting at $60

Kiwi Crate

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math. Perfect for innovators, each month is a different theme, with all the materials and inspiration for kids to build, make, and create.  Robots & rockets anyone?

Buy Here: $20

18.  FurReal Friends Torch ‘My Blazin’ Dragon’ – Buy It Here For $56

FurReal Friends 2016

One of the best-selling interactive toys right now on, this super cute FurReal friend responds to touch and interaction with 50 sounds and motion combinations.  Plus, you can feed him, fill his tank with water and watch him breath colored mist and burp!

Buy Here: $56

18.  The Coolest Lego People/Figures EVER – Buy It Here For $10


You can retire those super boring Lego people that are scattered all over your house and replace them with any of these unique guys and gals.  Sure your kids will love ’em, but you will too.

Buy Here: $10

20.  Crayola Air Dry Clay – Buy It Here For $11 

Crayola Air Dry Clay

For the kid who likes to create and sculpt.  This clay air dries after a few days (no baking required!) and their creation can be painted and decorated any way they like.  It softens when wet, so they can sculpt easily, and can be painted with tempera, acrylic or watercolors when dry.

Buy Here: $11

21.  My Little Pony Explore Equestria Crystal Empire Castle – Buy It Here For $38

My Little Pony Crystal Empire Castle 2016 -2017

The light up play castle your My Little Pony fans have always dreamed about.  This toy castle made the Amazon Top 100 Toy list for 2016.

Buy Here: $38

22.  White Mountain Puzzles Vintage Candy Wrappers – Buy It Here For $14

Candy Wrapper Puzzle

A 300 piece puzzles measure measuring 24”x30”, featuring one of the things kids love most – candy! Lure them away from their electronic devices with virtual candy.

Buy Now: $14

23.  Hatchimals  CollEGGtibles Buy It Here For $10

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles

A 4-pack of mini Hatchimals (there are over 70 little CollEGGtibles to collect in the Season One release, including a rare limited edition).  Rub the heart and when it changes from purple to pink, gently press and crack your egg.  The best news?  No batteries required.  Hooray!

Buy Here: $10

24.  Cozmo the Toy Robot by Anki – Buy It Here For $170

Cozmo Toy Robot 2016 - 2017

The insanely cool and super cute toy robot that’s as close to a real-life friend you can get.  Cozmo learns more about you the more you hang out with it, like facial recognition, your name, and has hundreds of emotions.

Buy Here: $170

25.  Googly Eyes Drawing Game for the Whole Family – Buy It Here For $18

Googly Eyes Drawing Game 2016 - 2017 Toy Gift Ideas

Simply put on some vision-altering goggles, start drawing, and have your team try to guess what exactly it is that you’re drawing.  We used to play this in college with beer goggles, but this is the kid-friendly version and really fun for the whole fam.

Buy Here: $18

26.  Shopkins ‘Tall Mall’ Playset  – Buy It Here For $35

New Toys 2016: Shopkins Tall Mall Playset for Christmas

Buy Here: $35


27.  Learning Resources Pretend & Play School Set – Buy It Here For $22

Pretend and Play School Set

For the kid who loves to be the teacher.  Add this cute little Teacher Record Book to the set.

Buy Here: $22

28.  Diamondback Lustre 20″ Bike – Buy It Here For $229

Diamondback 20" Lustre Bike

For the kid who’s ditched the training wheels & ready to go off (or on) road with the fam.

Buy Here: $229

29.  Funko POP Movies: Harry Potter Action Figure – Buy It Here For $9

Harry Potter

Celebrate the release of the newest book!  For the die-hard Harry Potter fan.

Buy Here: $9

30.  One of the Best Selling Games of the Year:  The Pie Face Game  – Buy It Here For $15

Pie Face Game

Because now you can get a pie in the face from the comfort of your very own home!  One of the most anticipated games of the 2015 – 2016 season.  Clearly Hasbro has done it again!

Buy Here: $15

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31.  Best Star Wars Fan Toy:  Jedi Master Lightsaber – Buy It Here For $42

Star Wars Lightsaber Toy 2015-2016

Because…your very own Lightsaber with light and sound!!

Buy Here: $42

32.  Best Elmo of All Time Toy:  Play All Day Elmo – Buy It Here For $40

Play All Day Elmo

This cuddly and interactive Elmo toy includes 8 games and activities and 150+ responses to help keep kids engaged all day.  And then you cuddle with Elmo while he sings you a lullaby.  Awesome!

Buy Here: $40

33.  Yvolution Y Glider Deluxe Scooter – Buy It Here For $60

Yvolution Scooter

Perfect for the kid who is too small for the Razor.  The wheels on this provide a super smooth ride and will last long enough for you to pass along to the next kid.

Buy Here: $60


34.  Eco-Friendly Alert:  ‘Green Toys’ Mini Ferry Toy Boat  – Buy It Here For $21

Eco Friendly Green Toys Toy Boat 2016 - 2017

These are the hottest eco-friendly green toys that are made in America and from 100% recycled materials.  Plus, kids have a blast playing with them and adults love that retro vibe to them.  They’ll also love the green:  Helicopter, Tea Set, Fire Truck, and Airplane!

Buy Here: $21

35.  iPod Touch, 16GB – Buy It Here For $200

iPod Touch

Take your music, games, photos & videos with you. Also comes in 32GB & different colors.

Buy Here: $200

36.  Step2 Upscale Party Time Kitchen – Buy It Here For $140

Step2 Kitchen

Cute, gender-neutral play kitchen with realistic features & sounds.

Buy Here: $140

37.  Interactive Remote Control R2 D2 from Star Wars – Buy It Here For $150


The best droid ever from Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Buy Here: $150

38.  Disney Descendants Villain Mal, Daughter of Maleficent – Buy It Here For $15

Mal Isle of the Lost Doll

Includes doll, outfit, sticker, pair of shoes, pair of earrings, and 2 accessories.

Buy Here: $15

39.  Puro Sound Labs, Kids Volume Limiting Bluetooth Wireless Headphones – Buy It Here For $100

Puro Sounds Lab Headphones

Volume limiting for kids, lightweight & comfy.  Long battery life means hours of music before recharging.

Buy Here: $100

40.  Hallmark itty bittys Limited Edition SUPERGIRL – Buy It Here For $16

Supergirl Itty Bitty

Because these are just so stinkin’ cute, and come in everything from super heroes & princesses to Rainbow Bright & Star Wars.

Buy Here: $16

41.  Girl Scout Cookies Deluxe Oven – Buy It Here For $43

Girl Scouts Cookie Oven

See you later Easy Bake Oven!  With this Girl Scout cookie oven you actually see your cookies baking!

Buy Here: $43

42.  Mindware Square Up – Buy It Here For $19

Square Up

So fun! See who the best problem solver in the family is.  There’s always that one person who’s virtually unbeatable.

Buy Here: $19

43.  Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo – Buy It Here For $40

Pressing BeatBo’s colorful LED grid tummy or the buttons on his feet rewards baby with fun songs, learning content, and dance moves.

Buy Here: $40

44.  Franklin Throw-Down Base Set – Buy It Here For $32

Throw Down Base Set

No more using rocks and used water bottles for bases!  Includes first, second, third & home plate.

Buy Here: $32

45.  Shopkins Bubbleisha – Buy It Here For $16

Shopkins Bubbleisha

Because kids love Shopkins.  Add this cute little doll to their collection, from their favorite little shop.

Buy Here: $16

46.  Minion Kevin Banana Eating Action Figure – Buy It Here For $27


Enjoy 35 fun Minion voice and sounds when you move his head. Because, of course!

Buy Here: $27

47.  LEGO Scooby Doo Build Your Own Mystery Machine – Buy It Here For $49


Rut-Roh!  Fred looks horrified.  Awesome!

Buy Here: $49

48.  Juboury Bluetooth Fitness Tracker I5 Wristbands with Pedometer Sleep for IOS and Android Phones – Buy It Here For $27

Juboury Fitbit

A great option for kids. (Also works with the iPod Touch).  Tracks steps, calories, distance, time, & sleep pattern.

Buy Here: $27


49.  Asus – Flip 2-in-1 10.1″ Touch-Screen Chromebook – Buy It Here For $203

Asus Touch Screen Chrome Book

A lightweight laptop/tablet hybrid, with just enough to run some basic programs.

Buy Here: $203

50.  Guitar Hero Live For Xbox 360 – Buy It Here For $40


Rock out in front of a virtual crowd!

Buy Here: $40

51.  LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader Building Kit – Buy It Here For $20


I dare you not to say “Luke….I am your father.” after it’s built.

Buy Here: $20

52.  Little Live Pets Clever Keet – Buy It Here For $40


This little parakeet is pretty much like a real live parakeet, but without the messy cleanup. They’ll learn your name, answer some questions, mash up your sentences to create some funny one-liners and much, much more.  Much more!

Buy Here: $40

53.  Marvel Remote Control Hulk Smash Vehicle – Buy It Here For $23


Because what kid doesn’t love a Hulk that can totally smash things up!?

Buy Here: $23

54.  Magformers Magnetic Building Construction Set – Buy It Here For $79


Perfect for boys and girls.  This 62 piece magnetic set will keep the kids playing, learning, and quiet!

Buy Here: $79

55.  Star Wars Furbacca Furby – Buy It Here For $55

Star Wars Furbacca Furby for Kids 2016

Because you should totally pair up your kids love of all things Furby with your obsession with Star Wars.  Slated to be the #1 best selling Furby of all time!

Buy Here: $55

56.  The Exploding Kittens Card Game (that everyone is talking about) – Buy It Here For $20

Exploding Kittens Card Game 2016

Play the family-friendly card game that was the most backed project in Kickstarter history.

Buy Here: $20

57.  View-Master Virtual Reality Viewers for Kids – Buy It Here For $25

View Master Virtual Reality Viewer for Kids 2016

Because your kids won’t believe their eyes!  This hi-tech View-Master has come a long way since when we were kids.  #Lucky

Buy Here: $25

58.  Create Your Very Own Comic Book – Buy It Here For $30

Create Your Own Comic Book for Kids 2016

The perfect DIY gift for kids to draw, illustrate and create their very own comic book.  Once completed, send it in and you’ll get it back looking professional!

Buy Here: $30

59.  Playcraft Sport 40-Inch Table Top Air Hockey – Buy It Here For $60

Table Top Air Hockey

A great option for small spaces.

Buy Here: $60

60.  Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) – Buy It Here For $45

Harry Potter Box Set

For the avid reader and die-hard Harry Potter fan.

Buy Here: $45

61.  Merge VR (Virtual Reality Headset for iPhone and Android – Buy It Here For $60

Merge VRUsing your iOS or Android smartphone, you can travel the world, ride a rollercoaster, or explore underwater from the comfort of your own couch.  Made from lightweight foam, these goggles are soft and comfortable.   Recommended for ages 10+

Buy Here: $60

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