The ultimate toy guide of 2020 is finally here! Here’s everything your kiddos are already asking you for. Like, every single day.
Regardless of Christmas, your kiddos are still asking for some kind of toy or game each and every day. There are a bunch of newly released toys already, many have recently debuted at the NYC Toy Fair, and some have won some major awards and accolades already in 2020, so we’re here to keep you totally in the loop!
While there are so many different options for just about every age-and-stage for your kids, this year it’s all about major unboxings, collectibles, mini everything, blind bags, surprise dolls, and super smart interactive techie must-haves! A lot of the toys you bought last year are updated, upgraded, and already into their 2nd and 3rd series.
If you’re having a hard time keeping track of the latest LOL Dolls, Fingerlings, Baby Shark (yes, it’s still a thing), Hatchimals, and the already top-selling Blume Dolls, don’t sweat it because we’ve got you covered on everything you need to know, where you can get them, which you can already pre-order, and which are currently on sale!
Introducing the Ultimate Best Toys Guide of 2020. Drumroll please…
Baby Yoda Animatronic
This is the most anticipated of the year! Introducing Baby Yoda “The Child” animatronic edition toy. From the hit show The Mandalorian, he has more than 25 sounds and motions! He moves his head up and down, his ears move back and forth, and his eyes open and closes. Even better, he totally interacts with you by giggling, babbling, making tired and sleepy sounds, and even Force Effects sounds. You can pre-order him now because he’s being released on December 15th, so grab him now so you can have him by Christmas! Pre-order here!
The Blume Dolls
This year one of the hottest toys is slated to be these new Blume Dolls. They come in a flower pot and when you water them they start to actually sprout up! It’s a total surprise on which Blume Doll you’ll get and there are over 20 different potential dolls to collect. Their hair is giant funky soft foam that can be taken off, placed on other dolls, and more. Plus you can decorate their flower pot with special stickers and accessories that come with it and use it as a play-set. Learn more here!
Treasure X Aliens
This was one of the biggest sellers last year and now this year it’s all about the glow-in-the-dark feature! Dissect your slimey, gooey alien to find hidden treasures and collectibles inside his stomach. So gross and so cool! Learn more here!
5 Surprise Mini Brands
This was the toy that was selling out all over the place and leaving parent scrambling in the recent months to find them! These are the cutest little things ever. Each capsule comes with five surprise mini brands like soy sauce, spam, airheads, mentos, and so much more. Collect over 100 of them! Learn more here!
Trolls World Tour Poppy
Color Poppin’ Poppy is fresh off the new Trolls World Tour and she’s super cute and totally interactive! She can sing, dance, and even play games. She sings “Trolls Just Wanna Have Fun” and says 30 different fun phrases. You can even use your finger to paint her hair some super cool colors. Learn more here!
LOL New Deluxe Present
It’s the latest from LOL and a total fun deluxe surprise! This one comes already wrapped like the cutest gift ever and even has a bow and gift tag. It comes with an exclusive doll, an exclusive pet, and 8 different fun surprises to discover. Learn more here!
“Face It” Challenge Game
This game is for some of the older kids (10+) and is based on the super popular and hilarious game Jimmy Fallon plays on The Tonight Show. Make the face based on the clue on the card, but don’t “break” because if you laugh you lose! This one is so funny. Learn more here!
Scoob Action Figures
Scooby Doo is back thanks to the latest movie that was just released! This time around he’s known as Scoob and he has some new friends. He’s brought back Captain Caveman and we are obsessed. Captain Caveman was our favorite when we were little! There are a bunch of different action figures to choose from so pick some of your faves. Learn more here!
The Trampoline Sprinkler
We added this one to our list even though it’s not necessarily a toy or a game. However, if you still plan on socially distancing this summer and hanging out at home, this trampoline sprinkler is a super fun way to keep the kiddos entertained and cooled off all season long. Learn more here!
Star Wars “Baby Yoda”
Get this one while you can! It’s one of the most anticipated toy of 2020. Yes, we’re talking about The Child, more commonly known as “Baby Yoda” from the Mandalorian. This action figure is perfect for kids of all ages, especially major fans of Star Wars, the Mandalorian, and the like. Learn more here!
Mandalorian Razor Crest
All things Mandalorian just keeps on ticking and this newbie Razor Crest from LEGO is already making just about every fans list! It has over 1,000 pieces and figurines, so it’ll keep the kiddos busy for a while! Learn more here!
Kindi Kids Friends
One of the top-selling new dolls of the year, these little cuties actually will “eat” their snacks that your kiddos feed them! And the latest release is Summer Peaches! There are 5 more different dolls to choose from like Marsha Mello, Peppa Mint, Jessicake, Donatina, and the newly released Rainbow Kate that everyone has been freaking out about. Learn more here!
Air Hogs Zero Gravity Car
This is such a super cool race car! They’ll use the laser guided gun to point where they want to car to race to and then, well, it’ll race right to it! It actually can climb walls and the ceiling without leaving any marks. They’ll love it! Learn more here.
LOL Surprise Car-Pool
Movie over Barbie, this year it’s all about the brand new rose-gold LOL Surprise Car-Pool Coupe! And, yes, the back extends out to an actual pool you can fill with water and it even has a dance floor. The headlights pop-up and turn on as black-lights that’ll reveal secret messages on the exclusive Drag Racer doll that’s included. Learn more here!
Frozen 2 Singing Elsa
She’s the brand new “it” doll of the year thanks to the new Frozen 2 movie. This pretty Elsa fashion doll sings the popular song, “Into the Unknown” from the movie with a press of a button, her blue dress lights up, and more! Learn more here!
Baby Shark Puppet
Clearly Baby Shark is here to stay! This totally new puppet actually sings the famous song when your hand moves open and closed inside the plush puppet. It even has tempo control so it can sing super fast or really slow depending on how fast you move your hand. You can get Daddy Shark and Mommy Shark too. Learn more here!
LEGO Baby Yoda
The obsession continues! Right now you can finally pre-order the official LEGO Mandalorian and “The Child” (aka Baby Yoda) set. These may look small, but they actually come with almost 300 pieces. Pre order yours now! Learn more here!
Juno My Baby Elephant
Get ready to play with the most adorable baby elephant ever. Meet Juno My Baby Elephant! She’s a cute interactive elephant that you can feed, take care of, and she even plays with her little pal mouse! You gotta see this one! Read the review here!
Relative Insanity Game
It’s one of the most popular (and top-selling) games of the year. Created by Jeff Foxworthy and played on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, this is basically like a family-friendly version of Cards Against Humanity that’ll keep everyone laughing and having a great time. Learn more here!
LOL Surprise OMG 3
If they love their little LOL dolls, they’re going to love these tall (almost Barbie-like) LOL OMG Fashion Dolls! There are currently 4 different ones to choose from in series 3 and they’re already all top sellers on Amazon right now. Read the review here!
Minions 2 Fart-Blaster
Who doesn’t love some fart jokes and, especially, noises! This funny blaster from the latest Minions movie has over 20 different sounds and noises. It even emits a foggy mist too, you know, just for added impact. Learn more here!
Magna-Tiles Building Toy
If you want the kiddos to be able to learn a bit while they’re playing, this is the STEM option for them! This award winning building set comes with 32 colorful tiles that will help them work their creative and problem-solving muscles and build something really cool. Learn more here!
Exploding Kittens Game
It’s actually one the top-selling online this year (again) and one of the most popular Kickstarter games in history. This super fun (and kinda weird, but in a good way) card game can be played in as little as 15 minutes or you can draw it out a bit. The whole fam will have a blast. Learn more here!
Really R.A.D Robot
You can never go wrong with a robot, especially when this one is so cool (and pretty funny). Your kiddos can control the robot and even use their own voice to make it talk. He even comes with more than 50 different sound effects and functions! Learn more here!
“Grave Digger” Monster
It’s the biggest remote control Monster Truck to date at over 2 feet long! It’s super powerful, can easily drive over just about any obstacles your kids set up, and is surprisingly light-weight. Learn more here!
Baby Shark Fingerlings
Nope, Baby Shark isn’t going anywhere this year. This time this catchy little cutie got the Fingerlings treatment. He’ll wrap around your kids finger, is totally interactive, responds to touch, sound, motion, and more. Plus, he blows kisses, blinks his eyes, and his fin even lights up. We love the price the most! Learn more here!
Blume Baby Pop
It’s the latest release from Blume and this time they’re cute little baby sprouts! Pop out 5 of the planted sprouts in the flower-box to reveal how many babies you got and how many accessories you got. There are 25 surprises in each! Each baby also wears a little diaper that when dipped in cool water will change color for the ultimate gender reveal. Learn more here!
NERF Fortnite Blaster
They’ll have a blast shooting foam darts at these little Llama targets right from their favorite Fortnite game. You can never go wrong with NERF! Learn more here!
Lucky Fortune Bracelets
What’s your fortune going to bring you this year? The all new Lucky Fortune bracelets from WowWee are said to be one of the most anticipated of the year, especially for girls. Each surprise charm bracelet comes in a fun fortune cookie that you break open to find out which you got. There are over 100 different bracelets to collect, wear, or trade. Plus, each one also comes with your very own paper fortune. Learn more here!
Little Live Pets
If they loved their little Scruff-a-Luvs from last year they’re going to love this new electronic ball of fluff that will morph into either a dog or a call and makes more than 30 different sounds, interactions, and more. They’ll love how their new pet reacts based on how they’re taking care of them. So cute! Learn more here.
LOL Surprise Glamper
Move over Barbie Camper because one of the most anticipated toys of the year is the brand new LOL Surprise “Glamper.” It’s 2 feet by 3 feet, has 360-degree play, and can even detach to become its very own car with a horn and lights. This one has over 10 different super fun play areas and even comes with an exclusive LOL Surprise doll. Get this one while you can! Learn more here!
Hatchimals is back and this time they’re here with the cutest little Hatchimals Pixies that actually hatch out of a small egg. Which pixie you’ll get is a complete surprise! You’ll be able to pose them, move their heads, play with them, and more. Learn more here!
“Booty Shaking” Llama
Yes, it’s the booty shaking llama that you’ve been hearing about all year! This funny (and pretty cute) dancing llama will dance all around to three different songs it comes with, move its head all around, and basically make your kids laugh, which is the most important part.
Not Parent Approved
Everyone is obsessed over this one! It’s like ‘Cards Against Humanity’ but for children and 100% family friendly. It’s the perfect game to bust out during the holidays too! Learn more here!
Blinger Glam Styler
A total must-have for the bigger kids this year! This deluxe “Blinger” set gives them everything they need to totally bling out their hair, fashions, and so much more. It comes with 150 different colorful gems to choose from and is totally safe and easy to use. Learn more here!
The Pomsies Lumies
These cute and cuddly little pom-poms are totally interactive, will match to any color you place them over, has a really fun music mode to make some pretty dope beats, and will even react to different colors with more than 100 different phrases and sounds. We’re loving how cheap these are too. Learn more here!
It’s the only way for Barbie to travel these days! Introducing the new Barbie Dream-Plane! It comes with 15 different accessories like luggage, headphones, eye-mask, food trolley, blanket, puppy, and more. Barbie can either be the pilot or the passenger with seats that recline. Learn more here!
Paw Patrol Play Tower
It’s the latest from Paw Patrol and already named one of the hottest toys of the year by Walmart! This lights-and-sound tower stands almost 3-feet tall, solve up to 6 different interactive missions, use the working elevator, zip-line, and more. Learn more here!
The Pictionary Air Game
The most fun drawing and guessing game is back, but this time there’s a twist! You’ll use the magic pen and an app to draw your clue in air and everyone else will have to guess what it is on the screen of their smart device. So cool! Learn more here!
Candylocks Sweet Treat
Big hair, do care! Candylocks Sweet Treat Dolls are the latest from SpinMaster that have super big cotton candy-like hair that actually smells like a sweet treat! You can do up their hair giving them so many different fun hairstyles. In Series 1 there are 25 different collectible dolls to get your hands on and they all smell amazing. Learn more here!
The Pop-Up Pirate
Super fun toy/game for kids and the family. Everyone takes turns placing colorful swords into the barrel and no one know when or which sword will make the pirate pop up and out. It has that same panicky feeling as ‘Perfection‘ did in the 80’s. Learn more here!
Kids Axe Throwing Game
It’s the latest trend for adults (axe throwing!) so this is the highly anticipated foam axe throwing game for kids (and, well, adults too). It’s basically like playing foam darts but, you know, with foam axes! Learn more here!
Mini Drone For Kids
If they’re ready for their first drone, this is a great choice for them! It’s geared towards kids so it’s pretty easy to use, but it still takes amazing video, pictures, and more. Plus it has plenty of great safety features too. Learn more here!