The ‘Santa is a Woman’ T- Shirt – Buy It Here
*** We interrupt this toy rundown to bring you this funny tee perfect to gift that special woman in your life who, well, is totally Santa. Heck, buy it for yourself! It comes in a bunch of other cool colors too. Now back to our regularly scheduled toy list!
The Moj Moj Original Claw Toy Machine – Buy It Here
Now your kiddos can practice their claw machine skills right in their very own home! It’s just like the one in the arcade, but they have a much better chance at winning. It lights up, plays music, and has two different modes of timed-play. It also comes with 6 little surprise packs that you can refill once they win them all. Super fun and something that you may want to play yourself!
The New Baby Alive ‘Real As Can Be’ Interactive Baby Doll – Buy It Here
They’re going to love playing ‘parent’ with this new interactive doll! They can feed her, change her, love her and more! She’ll give them over 80 super real expressions and cute little sounds. They can help put her to sleep by rocking her, she’ll laugh when you tickle her, and she’ll even turn to you when you call her! She’ll even provide you with some of her very own sweet baby babble too when you talk to her. We personally think this one is the cutest, but you can also get her with blonde sculpted hair or brown sculpted hair too!
Grumblies ‘Meltdown’ Animals – Buy It Here
This year it’s all about the ‘non-cuddly’ stuffed animal companions. Meet the Grumblies! These interactive toys want you to shake them, spin them, roll them around and more until they get so mad they have the funniest meltdown ever! There are four different ones to choose from. Learn more about Grumblies here.
My Lovely Unicorn ‘Ride-On’ Electric Unicorn – Buy It Here
All your kids unicorn dreams are coming to life this season! Yep, this is an actual electric unicorn that your kiddo can sit on and ride around the house (or outside). This magical wonder goes backwards and forwards by using the reigns and can go up to 3 mph. Plus the unicorn horn lights up. Awesome! This is a hot item so feel free to check availability on Amazon here. And you can learn more about My Lovely Unicorn here.
The “Pimple Pete” Game by Dr. Pimple Popper – Buy It Here
Who’s ready to get totally grossed out!? One of the most anticipated toy/games of the year is Pimple Pete by Dr. Pimple Popper. Yes, that Dr. Pimple Popper. Carefully try to pull out the gross pimples but, be careful, because if you pull too hard Pete’s nose will squirt you with water. Gain points from a variety of difficult tasks and whoever gets the most (without getting squirted) wins! Gross and fun all at the same time.
The Jurassic Park Power Wheels Jeep Wrangler – Buy It Here
We love this Jeep Wrangler just as much as the kids do! The new Jurassic World Power Wheels fits up to two kids, can drive anywhere between 2.5 – 5 mph, works on regular hard surfaces and grass, has a real working light-bar just like the one in the movie, and even makes real dinosaur sounds and ‘chase’ sounds too. They’ll have a blast!
The ‘Unstable Unicorns’ Game – Buy It Here
This is one of the newest (and best-selling) games so far in 2019. In fact, it’s one of Kickstarter’s 50 most backed projects of all time. Pretty impressive. This super fun/crazy unicorn-based game is for the older kids. They say 14+, but plenty of parents who’ve reviewed and played feel like 10-12+ was perfectly fine. Either way, the goal is to build your own unicorn army (mainly by betraying your friends). Be the first to to build the army of 7 unicorns and win this strategic card game!
The Twisty Petz Collectible Pet Bracelet Set – Buy It Here
These are the cutest bracelets your kids will love this season and, more importantly, love to collect. In fact there are currently 24 to add to their collection. These little bejeweled ‘petz’ turn themselves into fun sparkly bracelets or necklaces. You can customize them with charms, gems, and more!
The Osmo Genius Kit for Kids – Buy It Here
We always love a ‘toy’ where the kids can actually learn. Go figure!? This is one of the latest must-haves of the season and will come with 5 award winning games that allow your kids to transform their iPad into a hands-on learning tool. It helps with things like math, spelling, and more! It’s perfect for children between the ages of 5 and 12, but the only thing we don’t love about it is that it’s only compatible with the iPad. So if you have another brand’s tablet, it’ll be a no-go.
New Pie Face Cannon – Buy It Here
Who didn’t love all things Pie Face over the last few years? Well here’s the latest! This time around there’s a Pie Face cannon that you fill with whip cream! This is seriously too much fun!
The New Echo Dot Created Just for Kids – Buy It Here
While it’s not totally a toy, we had to share this one with you because of how obsessed the kids are with it! The new Echo Dot for Kids is, well, designed and created just for the kiddos. They can play games with Alexa, ask her to read them a bedtime story, play their favorite music, and so much more. It’s also one of the hottest tech gifts of the year! Plus, because it’s for kids they won’t (and can’t) run into any of those awkward situations they could run into with the regular Echo. This one comes in blue, red, and green! More colors here.
The ‘Escape the Room in a Box’ Game: Werewolf Experiment – Buy It Here
Everyone seems to be obsessed with going to Escape the Room parties. Well now you can bring the party home with Escape the Room in a Box: Werewolf Experiment. You’ll have one hour to crack some codes, solve some puzzles, and find some hidden clues. Plus, even better, you can connect this game to your Alexa (if you have it) to keep track of time, ask questions, and even play a special soundtrack that just adds to the intensity of the game. And your one hour begins….now!
The Barbie ‘Power Wheels’ Dream Camper – Buy It Here
Oh boy! Just what they need…another way to escape! This drivable Dream Camper can fit two kids, hits a max speed of 5 mph (on both hard surfaces and grass!), has Barbie providing GPS directions, 3 pre-recorded songs, and has a play kitchen in the back of the camper that unfolds to a pretend grill and campfire for the ultimate getaway experience. For real, this one is super cute and they’ll have a blast!
The Incredibles 2 ‘The Jack Attacks’ with Lights & Sounds – Buy It Here
They were obsessed with the movie this year and especially this little guy! Jack-Jack has a ton of surprises and a ton of fun things you kids can do with him. First off, he’s funny and when you press him once he’ll laugh and giggle up a storm! The more you press his belly the more of his super powers he’ll reveal. The best part is when they press and hold his belly they’ll activate his biggest super powers and he’ll totally light up and all colors, sounds, and lights are activated! Plus, the raccoon he comes with also does some tricks too!
The ‘What’s That Smell’ Game for Families & Friends – Buy It Here
This is the new game that’ll keep everyone in the family on the edge of their seat…and holding their nose! There are over 50 smells you have to guess. Some are decent and some are pretty much nasty! So many options, so little time! Who will be able to guess the best and who will have to just quit!
The L.O.L Surprise Biggie Pet Dollmation – Buy It Here
We think it’s safe to say, kids are obsessed with all things L.O.L Surprise and so another ‘must have’ has made our list. This big one has over 15 amazing little surprises inside, two pet babies, and even one pet baby charm or food baby charm. That’s just part of the fun surprise! There are even really cool accessories to wear like spy glasses, a necklace that becomes a bracelet and more! You totally need to complete their LOL set with this one!
The Hauck Lightning Pedal Go Kart in Race Green – Buy It Here
We love this one because we feel like we’re getting back to basics (in a good way)! This pedal go kart allows kids to go on their adventures, get some exercise, and have some fun! While it’s probably more fun outdoors, they can even ride this one indoors (assuming you have the space). They also have a go kart that comes in pink too. See more colors here!
The LEGO Ship in a Bottle Building Kit – Buy It Here
Seriously, how cool is this! This LEGO ‘ship in a bottle’ comes with 962 pieces (so it’ll keep them busy and quiet) and allows them to use their brain to build the coolest ship ever. It’s not as hard as it looks, but something they’ll proudly display once they’re finished.
The All New Giant Barbie Dream House – Buy It Here
The Barbie Dream House is back and bigger and better than ever before. First off, this one already made Amazon’s Top Toys of the year so that means you better get it while you still can before the holidays. This one comes with over 70 cute and Barbie-approved accessories. This mansion of sorts has three floors, eight rooms in total, a rooftop pool with a slide, an elevator that works, and a garage. I’m sorry, where can we sign up to live there?! It’s 3-feet tall and 4-feet wide and we love all the sounds and lights too! So will your kids!
The VTech ‘Kidi Star’ Karaoke Machine – Buy It Here
We typically don’t add any machine to our toy list where kids can scream into it because, you know, headaches. However, this is supposed to be one of the more popular ones of the season. You can connect this karaoke machine to your smartphone and run your own songs through there. Plus, it has 6 built-in games to play along with, a voice changer with 5 different fun voice options and effects, a real cool colorful disco ball, and it can even record you for up to 5 minutes so they can proudly show you their ‘performance’ over and over again. And over again. And once more.
The Fingerlings Untamed Jailbreak Play Set – Buy It Here
This is such a super fun way to play with your Fingerlings Untamed Raptors! In fact, this jailbreak cage actually comes with two exclusive raptors; ‘Breakout’ dino and ‘Bolt’ raptor. You can lock up two at a time, but when they’re ready to bust out of the slammer, well, watch out!
The New Nerf Laser Ops Pro (2 Pack) – Buy It Here
This gift idea is always up in the air for us. Some people totally dislike giving any form of a gun as a gift (obviously we’re talking about toy ones), but others are totally fine with it. Either way, this is one of the best-selling Nerf ones this season.
The ‘Creativity for Kids’ Grow & Glow in the Dark Terrarium – Buy It Here
How cute is this one! This glow in the dark terrarium is a real-life science kit for the kiddos! They can grow their very own habitat and lets them figure out how to plants, craft, water and grown their own garden that looks great on their desk, end table, or proudly displayed somewhere ‘important’ in your home. Plus, even better, it’s glow in the dark!! That’s the best! There are other really neat options to choose from too like an aquarium and butterfly terrarium. See more options here.
The LEGO Batman App Controlled Batmobile Kit – Buy It Here
This is one of the coolest LEGO kits of the year! Not only can your kids build this 321 piece Batmobile, it can also be controlled by an app which will make it drive all around and fight crime! It can even do 360-degree turns. So fun! Plus, it even comes with that little Batman LEGO guy (just like from the movie). That may be our favorite part.
The L.O.L 3-in-1 Pop Up Store (and Carrying Case) – Buy It Here
And the LOLs just keep on coming! They’ll love this ‘pop up shop’ because they can proudly display all their dolls and store all their accessories. You’ll love it because all those dolls will now have a place to live (and stay organized and out of the way) along with all their accessories. It’ll hold over 55 dolls and this one actually comes with a new exclusive doll they can add to their collection. Learn more here!
The Singing/Dancing ‘Rock-a-Too’ Show Bird – Buy It Here
Now this is the real party animal we’ve all been waiting for! Rock-a-Too the show bird comes to live, sings, dances, and even tells jokes! Plus, your kids can have them record their voice and Rock-a-Too will repeat back what they say! There are over 50 sound and motions to look forward to each and every day. Looks like there’s a new star in the family!
New Watch Ya Mouth ‘Throwdown’ Edition – Buy It Here
This is the new take on the super funny game we all loved last year! The ‘Throwdown’ version has way more activities, over 140 different cards, ten colored mouthpieces, straws, noisemakers, balls, and more!
The Little Tikes Adjustable Basketball Hoop – Buy It Here
This one is such a classic that we had to add it to our list this year too! We love that this basketball hoop can adjust to six different sizes anywhere from 2-feet to 4-feet so it can grow as your little one(s) grow. It’s perfect for indoor or outdoor use and even comes with three basketballs, because you totally remember how one or two always went missing!? This one comes in the classic blue and black, but it now also comes in pink and purple for the boys or girls who would prefer that color combo.
The Ultimate Disney Princess Dress Up Trunk – Buy It Here
It’s everything the little princess in your life wants for Christmas this year! This magical Disney Princess dress up trunk comes with 21 pieces of fun! It includes 4 princess shirts and 3 skirts, 2 beautiful headbands, 3 blinged-out bracelets, 1 choker, 1 necklace, 3 rings, 1 pair of earrings and a helpful storage trunk so they can finally put everything away when they’re done!
The Melissa & Doug Wooden Grocery Store – Buy It Here
We’re freaking out because our play grocery store when we were little never looked like this one! Well times are apparently changing because this one is made of wood and allows your kids to shop on one side of it and then ring up groceries on the other side. You totally know they’ll be fighting over who gets to ring everything up! The conveyor belt works by a hand crank, the scanner actually beeps, plus there’s a credit card swiping machine (they can practice saying ‘insert chip’), and even a cash drawer. We love, literally, everything about this. Learn more here!
The ‘Official’ Elf on the Shelf – Buy It Here
Oh please. What a nightmare this is. However, we have to add it to our kids list this year just incase you’re the one house that doesn’t have it. You’ve probably seen these all over Instagram in hilarious situations you’ll clearly never have time to set up. Oh, and there’s a girl version of the elf too because apparently elves can be anything. Get the boy version here or get the girl version here!
My Geek Box Monthly Gift Box For Kids – Buy It Here
Your kids will love getting a fun toy (and some education stuff snuck in there from time to time) each and every month. It’s a super fun monthly subscription box that even you may enjoy!
New ‘Teddy Ruxpin’ Storytelling Interactive Bear – Buy Now
Because you loved him when you were little and now Teddy Ruxpin has returned for 2019 with LCD eyes, over 40 animations, and he can ready stories, sing and, yes, you can sync up to an app if you want! Learn more about the new Teddy Ruxpin here!
The Uno Emoji Card Game for Kids – Buy It Here
Because it’s Uno, but with emojis and, well, your kids loooooove everything emoji. Skip you back to me.
Life-Size Jenga-Like Wooden Topple Blocks from GoSports – Buy It Here
If your kids are familiar with the tabletop Jenga game, they’re going to love this life-size indoor/outdoor version that stands at 2.5 feet tall! It even comes with a travel bag and erasable score-keeping dry-erase whiteboard.
The New Hover 1 ‘H1’ Electric Hoverboard with Bluetooth – Buy It Here
Yep, Hoverboards are still a thing this year! And this is one of the best-selling ones so far. It’s all new, totally certified, and does more than most other hoverboards. It can charge in as little as just 2.5 hours and the battery is protected from over-charge. This one has built-in bluetooth speakers that are water resistant and you can change your skill level, the volume of the speakers, the songs, the headlights (and more) from your phone app. Super fun! We love the blue one, but it comes in a bunch of other colors too like black, red, white and a really cool iridescent color. See all the color options here!
The “Flickin’ Chicken” – Buy It Here
Because who doesn’t want to toss little rubber chickens onto a target in order to score points?! It’s basically like darts but, you know, with rubber chickens. Love it!
The Luvabella Doll (That’s Already Gone Viral) for 2019 – Buy Now
This is the doll that parents came to blows over this past holiday season. From the makers of The Hatchimal, this interactive doll that your child can really care for is one of the most sought after toys right now! She’s overly interactive (a bit creepy) but is totally lovable.
The Surprising Pop Up Pirate by Tomy – Buy It Here
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.
LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox (With Bluetooth!) – Buy It Here
This LEGO kit was one of the hottest new toys this past Christmas season and this LEGO beast is 847 pieces, has an interactive motor, color sensors, activation buttons and more. If you or your kid can build this robot (named Vernie) let us know!
Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster – Buy Now
Because sometimes it’s just fun to blast people with Nerf missiles up to 90 feet (90 feet!!) away.
The Super Popular “Spikeball” Game – Buy It Here
This is the toy/game you’ve seen everyone playing on every beach and in every backyard. What started out on Shark Tank (yes, for real) is now one of the best-sellers on Amazon right now!
The “Soggy Doggy” Family Board Game – Buy Now
Everyone can take turns racing across the board and washing the dog but, be careful, because you never know when it’ll be time for him to shake to dry off and end up getting everyone playing a little wet!
The “Kan Jam” Outdoor Game – Buy It Here
It’s the family-friendly outdoor game for kids of all ages that’s totally taking over this year! Try to get the discs into the cans and score points. It’ll keep the kiddos busy for hours!
The “Deadpool Bob Ross” Funko Pop Toy Figurine – Buy It Here
I mean, we don’t 100% understand this toy, but we love Deadpool and we love Bob Ross so a toy like this kind of makes complete sense all of a sudden. Get this for your kids or, you know, yourself. We’re putting ours on our desk at work.
The Cutest Little Toy Ever: WowWee Fingerlings Unicorn – Buy Now
Get them in a variety of different colors. The baby interactive unicorn holds on to your finger, hangs from it, and can even fall asleep in your hand, all while providing 40 different reactions and sound effects. Super cute. Learn more about all the different Fingerlings Monkeys here!
[ Newest ] Now You Can Buy the New Glitter Fingerling Monkey: Buy Now
Of course there are new Fingerlings out already! Check out the rest of the Fingerlings Glitter Monkeys here.
The ‘Egged On’ Family Fun Game – Buy Now
What’s slated to be the new “Pie Face” for 2019, Egged On is basically like a family-friendly Russian Roulette game where some eggs are filled with water and others are empty. Spin the wheel to see what you have to do (crack and egg over someone else, over yourself, and more) and then crack-that-egg! Do you get wet? Are you safe? Only time will tell!
Hasbro Games ‘Toilet Trouble’ – Buy Now
Pretty hilarious, fun-filled game where the players find out which flush will cause the toilet to spray! Everyone takes turns spinning the toilet paper roll, flushing the toilet handle, and hoping they don’t get sprayed with water. And, of course, awesome toilet sound effects. Come on, kids love toilet humor!
New Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Red Joy-Controllers – Buy Now
The Nintendo video console everyone has been buzzing about. They can play this one together via your television, on the console itself, in different rooms, or just take it on the go and play wherever (hello long car rides!). This one is a package deal and comes with the Nintendo Switch console, Nintendo Switch dock, Joy-Con (L) and Joy-Con (R), and Two Joy-Con strap accessories, along with one Joy-Con grip, HDMI cable, and Nintendo Switch AC adapter. Buy it all in one place so you have everything you need.
Ticket to Ride Board Game – Buy Now
This is now one of the best-selling games of all time on Amazon. Everyone is obsessed! You have to see who can travel by rail to the most cities in North America in just seven days. It’s perfect for 2-5 players and ages 8+. The winner takes the $1M dollar grand prize (not real money, of course).
The Last Jedi Interactive Action Porg – Buy Now
Fans of ‘The Last Jedi’ unite! The breakout star of the recent movie is now the breakout toy of 2019. This cute little plush Porg says a variety of phrases, flaps his cute little wings, and moves his lips and head while speaking is very own “Porg” language. Your kids will love him and, to be honest, you will do.
The Official Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit for Kids – Buy Now
Trick ’em with learning. That’s what we say! Now your kiddos can create their very own Droid (without a lot of help from you, thank God). Plus, thanks to the app, they can teach their Droid new skills like head spins and self navigation including over 16 special Star Wars missions. Honestly, this one is insanely cool.
Imaginext DC Super Friends Batman Batbot Xtreme – Buy Now
Because every kid is going to love this insane Batman toy! It’s over 2 feet tall and comes with wings, fists you can punch with, projectile launchers, a motorcycle, and a voice changer. It’s pretty dope and we actually want one too.
Googly Eyes Wacky Family Drawing Game – Buy Now
So much fun! Place on the googles and good luck drawing what’s on the game card all while your family and friends try to guess what it is you’re actually drawing!
furReal Proto Max Robot Dog – Buy Now
This little pup will get the kiddos really thinking thanks to a little coding via an app. They can code responses and over 400+ sounds and 100+ eye animations. So fun!
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles – Buy Now
The answer to last year’s Hatchimal craze! These cute mini Hatchimals will provide so much joy and are easier to take care of than the original. Collect over 70 of these little guys…and counting!
Greedy Granny “The Teeth Pop Out” Game – Buy It Here
Kids love their Granny and they’ll certainly love “Greedy Granny” where each kid will take turns trying to remove some of the cookies, treats, and whatnot from a very sleepy Granny. But be careful because you never know when she’s going to wake up and see her teeth flying out of her mouth. No joke. It happens. #Technology
Tamagotchi Interactive Toy on a Chain – Buy Now
It’s baaaack! One of the most popular interactive toys from the 90’s is back for their 20th anniversary and better than ever. Your kids will feed, clean up, and take care of their little portable digital friend just like the original Tamagotchi game you did back in the day. Why you may be eye-rolling right now, trust us, stock up if you can. The pre-order for this one has already made it onto Amazon’s Best Sellers list and it just was released. Good luck! Learn more about the new Tamagotchi toys here!
Star Wars ‘The Black Series’ First Order Storm Trooper – Buy Now
Yes, it’s finally here! It’s been all over the news and now it’s finally ready for purchase on Amazon (duh!). These are the latest Star War toys every boy and girl wants this season. Oh, and us adults wouldn’t mind collecting them either. Here’s the other Star Wars toy that’s already on the best-sellers list.
Fisher-Price Think & Learn Smart Cycle – Buy Now
There are 3 super fun ways kids can play. They can go the driving mode, gaming mode, or racing mode! The more they pedal, the more they can learn! The bluetooth technology enables play on a tablet or TV screen for an immersive play experience. They’ll have an absolute blast and so will you watching them…from the comfort of your couch.
Mercedes GLA Ride-On Car for Kids – Buy Now
Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Dancing Groot – Buy Now
This one plays clip from upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 movie. Groot will dance to internal music, or detects external music to dance to song or playlist. When this happens, its eyes will light up and it’ll start to dance.
The Interactive Talking Toy Hamster – Buy Now
This cute little hamster will repeat what you say whether you laugh, speak any language, babble at it, and more. He also moves and shakes, so when you pet him he’ll bob his head up and down too! So much better than the real thing 😉
The ‘Dunk Hat’ Game for Kids – Buy Now
Another fun toy for the kiddos this year. You’ll definitely want to have the camera on your smartphone rolling for this one! The first player places the hat filled with water on their head all while the other players take turns throwing the foam ball at one of the targets. If they hit it, the tank tips and the player wearing the hat gets wet!
Hot Wheels Super Ultimate Garage Playset – Buy Now
This is the best way to “play cars” this year. Standing over 3-feet tall this insane garage stores 140 cars, comes with a plane and a King Kong-like gorilla climbs up the side of the garage and tries to knock your cars out of the elevator. Insanity. We’re obsessed and so will every little boy (and girl!).
Fisher Price “Power Wheels Wild Thing” Ride On – Buy Now
Don’t worry it’s not as scary as it looks and kids are already obsessed with this. This cool ride-on can go up to 5 mph, has dual joysticks so kids can control it to go forward, reverse, and 360 degrees all the way around. Plus it has extra large tires so they can take this “off-roading” experience onto the grass outside too! This one comes in orange, but if you’re looking for one in pink, head right this way.
FurReal Friends ‘Roarin’ Tyler the Playful Tiger’ Toy – Buy Now
This interactive tiger has over 100 different sounds and motion combinations and is just plain old fun! Tyler the Tiger roars back at kids when they roar or make sounds at him. He even responds when give his play toy. It’s pretty much the only tiger they’ll get that close to!
And there’s also a cute girl version on the way too! Her name is Ivory the Playful Tiger and she’s just as cute, white, and comes with a cute little purple chicken toy (?).
FurReal Roarin’ Ivory the Playful Tiger (Girl!) – Buy Now
Disney’s “Moana” Adventure Doll – Buy Now
Because they never stopped singing the songs from the movie (and you pretty much didn’t stop singing them either). This Moana doll is 14-inches tall and you can wear her iconic hair flower too!
Barbie Interactive Dream Horse (with Barbie Included!) – Buy Now
Who doesn’t love Barbie?! This year she’s got a little sidekick horse who’s totally interactive (of course!). DreamHorse can walk forward, turn 360-degrees, and neighs when you play. And did we mention you can feed it its carrot, nods when you ask it a question, and has over 30 realistic reactions? Barbie and her horse have come a long way!
Wowwee Fingerlings Playset – Buy Now
The perfect toy playset for your favorite Fingerlings monkeys!
Enchantimals “Bree the Bunny’ Toy Doll (with Bunny!) – Buy Now
Girls and boys alike are loving all things ‘Enchantimals.’ Each toy has their own little animal personality and, trust us, there are a bunch to choose from. Grab a pack of three Enchantimals here to save a little cash!
Marvel Legends Series Mjolnir Electronic Interactive Hammer – Buy Now
Perfect timing with the latest Avengers movie, this interactive electronic hammer from Thor is voice-activated and has light features that reveal the symbol of Odin. This one was on back order for a while, but is now finally shipping. Get it while you can!
New for 2019: The New Tickle Me Elmo – Buy Now
Elmo is back! And he’s better, cuter, and funnier than ever! We all remember the original Tickle Me Elmo of the 90’s, but this one is new and improved and ready to be loved by a whole new generation. You can squeeze his fluffy little tummy or press his cute little foot to hear him laugh, say funny phrases and more. Squeeze him more and he’ll laugh even harder. He seriously is the cutest thing ever.
Wonder Workshop Dash Toy Robot – Buy Now
Dash is a real (and super cute) robot that makes learning to code fun for kids. It easily responds to voice, navigating objects, dancing, and singing. Dash presents your kids with hundreds of projects, challenges and puzzles as well as endless possibilities for freeform play. Super fun!
Nickelodeon ‘Deluxe Slimy Creations’ Slime Making Kit – Buy Now
Yes, your kids are still making slime. But with this deluxe set it’ll be a little more controlled (read: not finding random ingredients in your house and ruining your bathroom). This DIY slime kit allows them to make their own neon slime, crunchy, glittery, scented and more!
Num Noms DIY Nail Polish Maker For Kids – Buy Now
Now they can finally make their own DIY nail polish with their own imaginative colors and scents. Sweet! Literally. And if they’re into creating their own makeup, you can check out the Num Noms lip-gloss craft kit.
Little Live Pets ‘Snuggles My Dream Puppy’ Playset – Buy Now
The cutest interactive puppy ever! You can name him/her, cuddle them, feed them, pet them and pretend it’s the real thing…without all the messy cleanup or having to take them for a walk outside in the middle of the night!
Air Hogs Official DR1 Race Drone – Buy Now
Drone racing is where it’s at this year! It even comes with FPV (first person view) which streams your live footage direct to your included headset. Plus you can record, edit, and then share all your cool racing videos! We loved that the frame was crash resistant since, you know, we’re not pros. This toy is recommended for ages 8+.
Baby Alive ‘Super Snacks Snackin’ Lilly’ Doll – Buy Now
Because you can make her her favorite pretend snacks, feed her and then the moment you’ve all been waiting for…she poops! Yep, she comes with a diaper. Let the good times roll!
Disney Junior Doc McStuffins Baby All in One Nursery – Buy Now
The perfect toy to help show kids how to take care of their baby like they’re the real Doc McStuffins! It comes with a light up stethoscope, laptop that plays a lullaby, a height and weight scale, a bunch of cool nursery tools and more.
Paw Patrol Interactive Pup Zoomer – Buy Now
Zoomer moves just like a real puppy, says over 150 different phrases and sounds, and has over 80 different fun interactive tricks and missions he can do.
Pie Face “Sky High” Game for Kids – Buy Now
It’s like the carnival “strength tester” game mixed with the hilarity of the traditional “Pie Face” game. Get the cameras ready!
Fisher-Price Code and Learn Code-a-Pillar – Buy Now
Selfie Mic Music Set – Buy Now
Now your kid can make their own music videos with this selfie-mic that attaches to your/their smartphone. It’s like karaoke is brought to a whole new
Trolls ‘Hug Time’ Poppy Doll – Buy Now
The cutest toy from everyone’s favorite movie, Trolls. Poppy loves hugs at all times and says 25 different lovable phrases.
The New Furby Connect – Buy Now
Furby is back! But did it ever really leave?! New and improved, Furby Connect has 150 different expressions, speaks Furbish (which you’ll be translating), needs to be taken care of and loved, and so much more!
The ‘Speak Out’ Game by Hasbro – Buy Now
This is the funniest game of the year! Simply put the mouth pieces in your mouth, grab a card, and try to “speak out” what phrase is on the card while your team tries to guess exactly what you’re ‘trying’ to say. So, so funny.
PlayStation VR (Virtual Reality) for Sony PS4 – Buy Now
Definitely a splurge gift, but so well worth the money. Perfect for the gamers in your life (of all ages), the virtual reality can become so “real” that your intuition actually takes over. Technology at its best.
Funko POP DC Comics: Justice League ‘Wonder Woman’ Toy Figure – Buy Now
Because everyone is obsessed with Wonder Woman this year, as they should be. The movie was insanity. This is the perfect toy figure for any girl or boy!
Inflatable (In 30 Seconds) Air Fort for Kids – Buy Now
Ok so this isn’t totally a toy, but it was so genius we had to add it to our “must-have” list this year. This insta-fort blows up in 30 seconds or less and fits a ton of kids or other family members to play in. There’s no floor to it, so anyone can easily enter or exit from anywhere, really. Say goodbye to having your couch cushions and pillows all over the place when the kids ‘try’ to build their own fort. This is the one for them!
How About a Toy for Us Adults? The PBS Bob Ross ‘Happy Little Painter’ – Buy Now
It’s doubtful your kids want this toy, but we totally do. And, hey, maybe you can drop it in someones Christmas stocking this holiday!
Little Tikes ‘Jump and Slide’ Bouncer Bounce House – Buy Now
Oh come on, just do it! Make all your dreams come true. Who wouldn’t want their own bounce house? Pleeeeaaase??
New Play-Doh ‘Touch Shape to Life’ Studio – Buy Now
You kids can creative their own Play-Doh characters and creations and then upload them via an app to their own virtual world where they come to life, interact, and can play all day long. It includes the Shape to Life studio, 5 digital character stampers, 5 digital action stampers, 4 tools, 15 cutters, and 7 cans of Play-Doh.
Fisher-Price Think & Learn Teach ‘n Tag Movi – Buy Now
The perfect interactive toy for the little ones. The Teach n’ Tag Movi teaches preschoolers to follow directions, helps with critical thinking skills & gets them up and moving! There are three different ways to play and it has over 60 facial expressions!
My Little Pony Interactive ‘My Magical Princess Twilight Sparkle’ Toy – Buy Now
This cute little purple interactive Pony is plucked right from the movie and dropped into your child’s life. She’s cute, soft, cuddly, and says over 90 phrases, tells your kid the best stories that they’ll totally become obsessed with, and even spouts out some magical spells. In fact, her horn lights up when she’s casting spells and even comes with a magical tiara!
Toys R Us Top 25: Shimmer & Shine Magical Light Up Genie Palace – Buy Now
This magical dollhouse of sorts is totally the bomb. The has 3 super fun levels of play, over 20 cool pieces to play with and a bunch magical surprises! It has a sound activated feature when they make a wish and clap their hands the palace will respond with over 100 phrases, music and an incredible light show. And way more!
Paw Patrol Sea Patroller Transforming Vehicle – Buy Now
This kid-favorite has lights and sound! It also transforms from ship to land-cruiser by using its drop-down wheels and has a movable crane and attachable cage to help rescue and protect.
Ferrari Two-Wheel Scooter in Red for Kids – Buy Now
What’s cooler than a two wheeler scooter? A Ferrari two wheeler scooter. And in red! Sick!
Magformers Toy Dinosaur Set – Buy Now
Everyone is loving all things ‘Magformers’ and their dinosaur construction set helps kids learn and have a blast all at the same time. Learning toys rule!
Volkswagen ‘VW” Camper Van Play Tent for Kids – Buy Now
The kids will love this iconic 1965 split screen VW camper van as much as you will (ok, you’ll love it more). It’s perfect for indoor use and you can even bring it outside (backyard, the beach, the park, etc) because it’s waterproof and easy to fold up and carry in its carry-bag.
New SNES (Super Nintendo) Classic Mini Edition – Buy Now
It’s a 90’s dream come true! This new SNES Classic Mini gaming system comes with 21 of your favorite old Super Nintendo games pre-installed and it comes with 2 controllers and the HDMI cable for quick plug-and-play set up. Bring it, Mario, bring it!
Power Wheels Boomerang 12-Volt Ride-On – Buy Now
How insane is this ride on?! It looks like something your kid will be able to ride on the moon (eh, maybe one day). This new Power Wheels is exclusive to Toys R Us, goes up to 5 MPH, is totally kid-controlled, and is perfect for any boy or girl ages 5 – 10 years old.
DropMix Music Gaming System – Buy Now
Perfect for those who are obsessed with all things music or, you know, want to be the next Pauly D. This is a super fast-paced music mixing game that helps you discover and mix your fave music tracks. Play against your friends and choose from either freestyle, party, or clash!
New Etch-a-Sketch Freestyle – Buy Now
It’s like the old-timey Etch-a-Sketch we all loved as kids, but with a new twist. But don’t worry, you can still draw and ‘shake to erase’ just like we used to!
Target’s Top Toys This Year
Target is getting in on the action ever since Toys R Us sadly closed (what a bummer that really is). They’ve come out with an extensive toy list for the holiday season, but below are some of the best-of-the-best we love and think you will too.
The Tic Tac Tongue Game – Buy It Here
Time to turn your kids (and the whole family) into lizards this holiday season! You’ll all sports a pretty cute lizard mask, flip over a number card two players on opposite teams will battle it out to knock over the correct insect card. Whoever knocks down the most the fastest wins! We recommend keeping your phone handy so you can record the hijinks.
Nickelodeon’s ‘Nella the Princess Knight’ – Buy It Here
Your kids love to watch her on her own Nick series and, well, now they can play with her at home! You see she’s a princess and a knight because, yes, girls can certainly be more than one thing. We love it! Simply press the button and she’ll magically transform back and forth from a princess to a knight. Both are equally fierce. Learn more here.
The Really Rad Robots ‘MiBro’ Remote Control Toy Robot – Buy It Here
How cool is this little guy!? This little MiBro robot will speak for you, spy for you, and get into all different kinds of mischief. He’ll fetch for you (thanks to the tray feature), use his microphone to listen in on conversations and report back through the remote you’ll hold on to, plus he even comes with a #1 foam finger and, well, we’re totally into that. We’re bro’ing out.
The Party PopTeenies ‘Mega Party’ Surprise Set – Buy It Here
The surprises just keep coming this holiday season. This one, exclusively at Target, comes with over 50 parties essentials, including 6 dolls that are totally exclusive, 3 super cute pets, must-have party accessories, a bunch of treats and so much more! They’ll love not only collecting these with all their friends, but seeing which dolls they got!
Walmart’s ‘Hot List’ of the Year
And not to be outdone, Walmart came out with their ‘kid tested’ must-haves of the year that’ll take you right into the upcoming holiday season. Here’s the entire list, but our personal picks are below.
The Jurassic World Giant Jurassic Rex – Buy It Here
This is a great options for all the Jurassic obsessed kids out there! They’ll be able to control this giant T-Rex, pop open the blindfolds, and send her out to lunge and chomp. Plus, its eyes light up and the mouth glows a bright red when she’s enraged. Super fun! Learn more here.
The Little Live Pets ‘Rollie’ My Kissing Puppy – Buy It Here
The best idea ever for when they won’t stop asking for you to buy them a puppy. How about this one instead?! He’ll kiss and lick you just like a real puppy (without the germs) and even wag his tail, make super cute puppy sounds, and close his eyes when it’s time to catch some winks. Plus, he’ll even come with an adoptions certificate to make things more official. We are truly in love. Learn more here!
The LEGO Creator Pirate Rollercoaster – Buy It Here
The KumiKreator Friendship Bracelet Maker – Buy It Here
Now they can make their very own friendship bracelets for their BFFs! This easy (and fun) to use kit comes with 88 spools that come in five different colors, clasps to connect the bracelets, a storage case and more. They’ll be able to make around 10 really cool and unique friendship bracelets and we love that this has nothing to do with technology.
The Giant 2-Foot Paw Patrol Fire Rescue Truck – Buy It Here
Now your little ones can be their very own Paw Patrol hero! The ladder extends to 2-feet, and the truck has really cool lights and sounds needed for any true fire fighter! It even has a water canon where they can use real water to extinguish those fires. They’ll have a blast! Learn more here.
– Other Toy Lists to Check Too –Top Toys According to Walmart Top Toys According to Target
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