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 some of the best toys below!
If you’re looking for some great ideas, look no further. According to the powers to be from Toys R Us, Walmart and Amazon.com, 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 Cutest Toy For 2018: Fingerlings Interactive Baby Monkey – Buy It Here For $15
Well here they are folks, one of the hottest new toys this year! These cute little tiny interactive monkeys latch on to your finger, respond to sound, motion and touch by blinking their eyes, moving their head, and talking in cute monkey talk. If you blow them a kiss they’ll kiss you back and they can hang upside down on your finger and monkey around. They also come in brown, turquoise, blue, pink, purple, and white.
2. New Hatchimals CollEGGtibles – Buy It Here For $10
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!
3. Googly Eyes Drawing Game for the Whole Family – Buy It Here For $15
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.
4. The Hottest Toy of 2017: Hatchimals Surprise Twins Egg (Interactive) – Buy It Here For $7o
For real, this has been one of the biggest secret toys all year after everyone went nuts for it in 2016. These ‘eggs’ are interactive, your kids can care for them, and then suddenly they’ll hatch not one, but two surprise animals inside. Twins. How cool!
Also available on Amazon, here.
5. The New Teddy Ruxpin for 2017 – Buy It Here For $94
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.
6. BB-9E App-Enabled Droid with Droid Trainer – Buy It Here For $135
He rolls along and is able to interact with other Star Wars App-enabled Droids by Sphero.
7. L.O.L. Surprise (Large) – Buy It Here For $70
Kids can unwrap 50 layers of surprises. These are already selling out across the board, so also check Amazon here and Toys R Us here.
8. Super Spirograph – Buy It Here For $30
Comes with twice as many gears as the original Spirograph, including a gold-colored metal 50th anniversary commemorative Spirograph gear, Spiro-putty, 3 pens, and 2 pads of paper. Totally 80’s!
9. Soggy Doggy Board Game – Buy It Here For $20
Race around the board to be the first one to make it around the bathtub. But don’t get wet when he shakes himself dry, or you’re headed back to the start.
10. Paw Patrol – Sea Patrol – Sea Patroller Transforming Vehicle with Lights and Sounds – Buy It Here For $45
Transforms from ship to land vehicle – all while using flashing lights and sounds.
11. Pikmi Pops Surprise! Jumbo Dog Plush – Buy It Here For $20
The large pack comes with 1 jumbo (7 inch, actually) sized scented Pikmi and additional surprises inside. These are selling out quickly, you can also check Amazon, here.
12. Luke Skywalker’s “Landspeeder” Ride-On (RIDE ON!!) from Star Wars – Buy It Here For $499
Uh this is definitely something every kid should have (and us!). What’s supposed to be one of the biggest toys of Christmas 2017, this Star Wars ride on (from Radio Flyer) goes up to 5 mph, fits up to 2 kids (under 130 lbs) and lets them explore and ride all over the place! Read the full Landspeeder review and details here.
13. 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.
14. The #1 New Release on Amazon Games for 2017: Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle – Buy It Here For $37
Play as your favorite Harry Potter character like Harry himself, Hermione, Ron, or Neville. Defend the wizarding world from all evil forces. Have a blast gaining influence, mastering the most powerful spells, discover magical items, recruit allies, and more!
15. Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit – Buy It Here For $18
Recommended for ages 8 and up, this kit allows engineering-minded kids to design and build 10 amazing moving machines.
16. Despicable Me 3 ‘Talking Jail Time Tom’ Minion – Buy It Here For $34
This funny little minion says 25 minion sayings and has free moving eyes and arms! Plus, simply press his pocket or even move his head for the best reactions ever!
17. Nerf N-Strike Elite Terrascout Remote Control Drone Blaster – Buy It Here For $189
Adios pesky drones!
18. LuvaBella Baby Doll (Interactive) for 2017 – Buy It Here
What some are saying will be the new “Hatchimal,” LuvaBella, is the cutest (and creepiest?) interactive baby doll that laughs, learns words, eats, drinks, sleeps, plays, and gives super-real facial and eye expressions. Read the full LuvaBella doll review here.
19. The New Wonder Woman LEGO Set – Buy It Here For $16
This Lego set features a Wonder Woman figure, a bed with space for a trophy (obviously), Wonder Woman’s ‘invisible’ motorbike (insert joke here), her Golden Lasso, a wrench, two spray paint cans, trophy and a tub of wax polish for the bike.
20. Squishy Stress Relief Balls – Buy It Here For $14
A 3-pack of non-toxic, BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free, satisfying squishiness!
21. Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty – Buy It Here For $14
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.
22. SELFIE Mic Music-Set in Black & Gold – Buy It Here For $10
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.
23. The Board Game of 2017: ‘Speak Out’ Game from Hasbro – Buy It Here For $12
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.
24. DreamWorks Trolls ‘Hug Time’ Poppy – Buy It Here For $50
…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.
25. Sky Viper V2400 HD Streaming Drone With FPV Headset – Buy It Here For $150
26. Disney’s ‘Moana’ Magical Seashell Necklace – Buy It Here For $10
Moana’s iconic seashell necklace lights up with a soft green glow. They’ll love pretending they’re actually Moana!
27. When I Grow Up, I Want To Be…: The Annual Career Possibility Journal for Kids by Karleen Tauszik – Buy It Here For $10
For the kiddo with their eyes on the future! Children can record their special talents, achievements, preferences and passions throughout the years, and have a journal full of their favorite things and interests.
28. Num Noms Lip Gloss Truck Craft Kit – Buy It Here For $25
Best New Toy/DIY on Amazon.com: 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.
29. Star Wars Interactech Imperial Stormtrooper Action Figure – Buy It Here For $19
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.
30. LeapFrog Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart – Buy It Here For $40
This cute little cart scoops ice cream, practices counting, introduces colors and more.
31. My Geek Box Monthly Kids Subscription Box – Buy It Here For $23
A mystery subscription box filled with fun and educational goodies for girls & boys ages 5-11+.
32. FurReal Friends Torch ‘My Blazin’ Dragon’ – Buy It Here For $56
One of the best-selling interactive toys right now on Amazon.com, 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!
33. 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.
34. Crayola Air Dry Clay – Buy It Here For $11
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.
35. White Mountain Puzzles Vintage Candy Wrappers – Buy It Here For $14
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.
36. Cozmo the Toy Robot by Anki – Buy It Here For $170
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.
37. Shopkins ‘Tall Mall’ Compete Toy Playset – Buy It Here For $37
38. Learning Resources Pretend & Play School Set – Buy It Here For $22
For the kid who loves to be the teacher. Add this cute little Teacher Record Book to the set.
39. Diamondback Lustre 20″ Bike – Buy It Here For $229
For the kid who’s ditched the training wheels & ready to go off (or on) road with the fam.
40. Funko POP Movies: Harry Potter Action Figure – Buy It Here For $9
Celebrate the release of the newest book! For the die-hard Harry Potter fan.
41. One of the Best Selling Games of the Year: The Pie Face Game – Buy It Here For $12
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!
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42. Best Star Wars Fan Toy: Jedi Master Lightsaber – Buy It Here For $31
Because…your very own Lightsaber with light and sound!!
43. Playskool Friends Sesame Street Tickle Me Elmo – Buy It Here For $25
Tickle Me Elmo is back! He must have a time machine…who knew?
44. Yvolution Y Glider Deluxe Scooter – Buy It Here For $70
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.
45. Eco-Friendly Alert: ‘Green Toys’ Mini Ferry Toy Boat – Buy It Here For $21
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!
46. iPod Touch, 16GB – Buy It Here For $200
Take your music, games, photos & videos with you. Also comes in 32GB & different colors.
47. Step2 Upscale Party Time Kitchen – Buy It Here For $127
Cute, gender-neutral play kitchen with realistic features & sounds.
48. 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
49. Puro Sound Labs, Kids Volume Limiting Bluetooth Wireless Headphones – Buy It Here For $100
Volume limiting for kids, lightweight & comfy. Long battery life means hours of music before recharging.
50. Hallmark itty bittys Limited Edition SUPERGIRL – Buy It Here For $16
Because these are just so stinkin’ cute, and come in everything from super heroes & princesses to Rainbow Bright & Star Wars. And get the latest Wonder Woman itty bitty here!
51. Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio – Buy It Here For $13
Go beyond your basic Play-Doh sculpting and bring those works of art to virtual life!
52. Mindware Square Up – Buy It Here For $19
So fun! See who the best problem solver in the family is. There’s always that one person who’s virtually unbeatable.
53. Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo – Buy It Here For $29
Pressing BeatBo’s colorful LED grid tummy or the buttons on his feet rewards baby with fun songs, learning content, and dance moves.
54. Franklin Throw-Down Base Set – Buy It Here For $32
No more using rocks and used water bottles for bases! Includes first, second, third & home plate.
55. Shopkins Bubbleisha – Buy It Here For $16
Because kids love Shopkins. Add this cute little doll to their collection, from their favorite little shop.
56. LEGO Scooby Doo Build Your Own Mystery Machine – Buy It Here For $49
Rut-Roh! Fred looks horrified. Awesome!
57. Juboury Bluetooth Fitness Tracker I5 Wristbands with Pedometer Sleep for IOS and Android Phones – Buy It Here For $27
A great option for kids. (Also works with the iPod Touch). Tracks steps, calories, distance, time, & sleep pattern.
58. 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.
59. 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!
60. Marvel Remote Control Hulk Smash Vehicle – Buy It Here For $38
Because what kid doesn’t love a Hulk that can totally smash things up!?
61. Magformers Magnetic Building Construction Set – Buy It Here For $59
Perfect for boys and girls. This 62 piece magnetic set will keep the kids playing, learning, and quiet!
62. Star Wars Furbacca Furby – Buy It Here For $48
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!
63. The Exploding Kittens Card Game (that everyone is talking about) – Buy It Here For $20
Play the family-friendly card game that was the most backed project in Kickstarter history.
64. View-Master Virtual Reality Viewers for Kids – Buy It Here For $20
Because your kids won’t believe their eyes! This hi-tech View-Master has come a long way since when we were kids. #Lucky
65. Create Your Very Own Comic Book – Buy It Here For $30
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!
66. Playcraft Sport 40-Inch Table Top Air Hockey – Buy It Here For $54
A great option for small spaces.
67. Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) – Buy It Here For $45
For the avid reader and die-hard Harry Potter fan.
68. Merge VR (Virtual Reality Headset for iPhone and Android – Buy It Here For $52
Using 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+
69. Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit – Buy It Here For $100
Comes with everything kids need to build their very own Droid. Includes kid-friendly step-by-step, in-app instructions, limiting the amount help needed from the grown-ups!
70. The All New Amazon Echo Dot – Buy It Here For $50
Because, yes, even your kids want to ask Alexa a ton of question. Eh, better her than you! Not really a toy, but they’ll be able to listen to music, play games, and ask those million questions they have every day!
71. Star Wars: The Last Jedi Porg Plush – Buy It Here For $20
Kids can have their very own Porg. He speaks and makes sounds, all while being cute and cuddly.
72. Nintendo Switch – Buy It Here For $300
Kids can play at home, but the Nintendo Switch system also allows them to play the same title wherever and whenever due to the mobility of a handheld device!
73. Soft ‘N Slo Squishies Slo Rize Pancakes – Buy It Here For $17
Because kids looove Squishies. These slow, squishable toys come in tons of different foods. Joy!
74. Logic Roots Pet Me Multiplication and Division Math Board Game – Buy It Here For $24
Find cute little pets in the park, using division to feed them and win hearts as they go along. See kids? Learning is fun.
75. Melissa & Doug Giant Unicorn Stuffed Animal – Buy It Here For $87
Because who does’t want a unicorn? Also available in a giant giraffe and dragon, of course. It’s looking at me.
76. The Singing Machine Karaoke System with 7 inch Color Screen – Buy It Here For $102
Easy lyric reading and synchronizing disco light. Wirelessly stream digital audio from any Bluetooth compatible device. Two microphone jacks to sing duets. And even better? Record and share your (MP3) voice performance.
77. Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash Track Set – Buy It Here For $38
Because isn’t the whole point of “playing cars” crashing them?
78. 6-Piece Pretend Play Set – Buy It Here For $24
Quick, get them cleaning before they realize how terrible it is!
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