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 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 Target, Walmart and Amazon.com, these are some of the most popular must-have toys. While we may be adults, we’re kids at heart so here are our top picks this year:
The Harry Potter Fan: Wizarding World Invisibility Cloak – Check The Price Here
If your kid (you) has ever dreamed about becoming invisible (hiding from the children), well dreams can come true! Includes an invisibility cloak, tripod and instructions. (Requires the Wow! Stuff app – suitable for smartphones or tablets running iOS 11 and Android 5.0 and above). Let the disappearing begin.
Hatchimals Wow, Llalacorn – Check The Price Here
Available For Pre-Order Now: Standing at 32 inches high, these Hatchimals are taller than their predecessors. With over 250 sounds and reactions, they’ll also be surprised by one of 10 moods (just like real kids) each time they hatch! And yes they’re “re-hatchable.”
Owleez Interactive Pet – Check The Price Here
Scheduled for October 4th release: These little owls take interactive pets to the next level. Sure you can feed them berries and they’ll respond to your touch, but you can also teach them to fly. Actually fly.
Disney Pixar Toy Story Forky & Duke Caboom Figures – Check The Price Here
It’s everyone’s favorite new kids on the Toy Story block!
Fingerlings Light Up Narwhal – Check The Price Here
Who doesn’t want their very own Narwhal? These interactive critters respond with blinking eyes, a flapping, narwhal noises and a light up horn.
Baby Shark Official Song Doll – Check The Price Here
Did you finally get the song out of your head and need it back? Well this is it! Give him a squeeze to hear 4 glorious verses of America’s favorite song.
Mini Brands – Check The Price Here
Unwrap and reveal the cutest tiny household products and items!
Lego Hidden Side Graveyard Mystery – Check The Price Here
It’s the fun of building really cool Lego sets, with the added fun of virtual reality! Build your graveyard, then using the app, find and defeat the ghosts that virtually haunt your model. Other sets available.
18″ Stuffed Llama – Check The Price Here
Because llamas are so cute, and so in right now. And this one has a bow.
L.O.L. Surprise! Amazing Surprise – Check The Price Here
Amazing Surprise is available for preorder now, and being released on September 27th. This time around, it’s filled with 14 dolls and over 70 surprises inside! Also available at Target, here.
Dreamworks Dragons, Hatching Toothless Interactive Baby Dragon – Check The Price Here
Hatch your own dragon by giving his egg a shake. Tap at his shell, and he’ll “tap” back. Clap, and he’ll clap back. Sounds like he’s ready for social media.
FurReal Cubby The Curious Bear – Check The Price Here
Plays games during the day, and makes sleepy sounds and plays soft music at night. He can move his head, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and arms. No comment from Teddy Ruxpin.
Don’t Step In It Game (Unicorn Edition) – Check The Price Here
The follow up to the original Don’t Step In It Game, features everyone’s favorite – Unicorns! Blindfolded, players make their way around the game board, trying not to step in unicorn poop. Just like on the walk to school!
PAW Patrol Super Mighty Pups Transforming Jet Command Center – Ryder – Check The Price Here
Open the jet into a command center, with room for the whole gang. Then, load the disc launcher with the 5 included discs, push the button and release! Press the button on the Mighty Jet’s engine and activate real lights and sounds. Gettin’ it done!
Disney Pixar Toy Story 4 Buzz Lightyear Star Command Center – Check The Price Here
Play in “Launch Mode” (upright) or “Flight Mode” (horizontal). Also features a working microphone/intercom, so now they’re amplified! There’s also plenty of busy work with moveable targets, buttons, switches, knobs, a joystick, and sound/light effects.
Sega Genesis Mini – Check The Price Here
Everything old is new again. The SEGA Genesis Mini console is loaded with 40 legendary games, just take it out, and plug it in. Simpler times!
L.O.L. Surprise! Bigger Surprise – Check The Price Here
Yet another update in L.O.L. Land. This features 60+ surprises, along with limited edition LOL Surprise Dolls, Pet and Lil Sister.
Little Live Pets: My Kissing Puppy – Check The Price Here
A puppy that you won’t have to train! This pup wags his tail, sleeps, kisses and more.
Barbie Dream Plane – Check The Price Here
Well, she has her own dream home (camper, beach house, convertible, boat, etc…), so it’s only fitting that she has her own jet.
Mr Potato Head Playskool Movin’ Lips Electronic Interactive Talking Toy – Check The Price Here
This updated spud (stud), features lips that move, along with over 40 phrases and songs. Just in case you’ve wondered what he’s had to say all these years.
BB-9E App-Enabled Droid with Droid Trainer – Check The Price Here
He rolls along and is able to interact with other Star Wars App-enabled Droids by Sphero.
Super Spirograph – Check The Price Here
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!
Manhattan Toy Wee Baby – Check The Price Here
Cute! This super soft 12″ doll has embroidered features, some fleece hair, and a pacifier that attaches magnetically.
Googly Eyes Game – Check The Price Here
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 without goggles, but this is the kid-friendly version and really fun for the whole fam.
Monster Jam Official Mega Grave Digger – Check The Price Here
Over 2 feet long, this remote control car is bigger, faster and stronger!
L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. – Check The Price Here
Unbox 20 surprises! Each one includes a fashion doll, clothes, shoes, shoebox, accessories, hat box, purse, and hair brush. There are 4 to collect (which seem to be selling out left and right! You can also try Target, here).
L.O.L. Surprise! House – Check The Price Here
Since you’ve got L.O.L. Surprise Dolls taking up residence all over your house, it’s time they’ve found their own place. This multi-story house (three feet x three feet) features a working elevator, lights and sounds, a pool, spa and sandbox. On second thought, you might want to let them keep your house, and you move in.
Step2 Whisper Ride II Ride On Push Car – Check The Price Here
Because rolling noisily down the street, and being heard for miles is pretty much a rite of passage. Also available in blue.
Pikmi Pops DoughMis Series Surprise Pack – Check The Price Here
Includes 1 medium-size sweet scented donut plush, 1 medium-size collectable donut case, 3 surprise items, and a squishy Jelly Pikmi.
Little Live Pets ‘Snuggles My Dream Puppy’ Playset – Check The Price Here
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. (Tip – when changing out the batteries, don’t forget there are also 2 batteries in the back legs!)
Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle – Check The Price Here
Play as your favorite Harry Potter character like Harry himself, Hermione, Ron, or Neville. Defend the wizarding (wizardly?) world from all evil forces. Have a blast gaining influence, mastering the most powerful spells, discover magical items, recruit allies, and more!
Grumblies – Check The Price Here
Never mind love and nurturing. The object of the game is to annoy. Easy Peezy. Tilt, roll, and poke these critters, then watch them get fired up and melt down. Available in 3 other dudes.
Klutz LEGO Make Your Own Movie Kit – Check The Price Here
Recommended for ages 8 and up, this kit allows kids create their own stop-motion animation, with free apps available for both, tablets and phones.
Nerf N-Strike Mega Series RotoFury Blaster – Check The Price Here
Sure, it fires Mega Whistler Darts up to 90 feet, but the real MVP here is the rotating drum that fires 10 darts at a time without reloading.
More surprises! Under Wraps, named one of the best best new toys, includes 15 surprises (a spy glass, secret message sticker, surprise codes, a bottle, mystery disguise, shoes, a fashion accessory, an outfit, and an L.O.L Surprise eye spy under wraps doll.
LuvaBella Newborn – Check The Price Here
LuvaBella Newborn is a newer version of the original, an interactive baby doll with lifelike expressions and movements.
Wonder Woman LEGO Set – Check The Price Here
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.
Ozobot Bit Coding Robot – Check The Price Here
This pocket sized (Awww) robot allows kids to code screen free using a marker, or online with the OzoBlockly programming editor, dragging and dropping to create Bit code.
Squishy Stress Relief Balls – Check The Price Here
A 3-pack of non-toxic, BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free, satisfying squishiness!
Star Wars FurReal Ultimate Co-Pilot Chewie – Check The Price Here
Interactive Chewie features over 100 sound and motion combinations, responds in the Wookiee language, and reacts whenever he’s in motion. Far out.
Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty – Check The Price Here
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. The satisfying addictiveness and stress relief is a total win.
Lego Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall Building Kit – Check The Price Here
This 878 piece set includes house banners, tower with movable spiral staircase, a potions room, treasure room, 10 minifigures: (Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Draco Malfoy, Susan Bones, Professor McGonagall, Professor Quirrell with dual Lord Voldemort face, Hagrid, Albus Dumbledore and Nearly Headless Nick) and more. Whoa!
Crate Creatures Sizzle Collectable Toy – Check The Price Here
You had us at use the crowbar to pop the lock and open your creatures crate. Pull his tongue and he vibrates, makes noises and has glowing eyes.
Holy Stone HS200D FPV RC Drone with 720P Camera 120°FOV Live Video WiFi Quadcopter for Beginners – Check The Price Here
A great option for the beginner. Because crashes into trees, houses and possibly oncoming traffic happen. HD captures footage with your iPhone or Android phone devices. Range: about 100 meters; Long Playing Time: 10 mins.
When I Grow Up, I Want To Be…: The Annual Career Possibility Journal for Kids by Karleen Tauszik – Check The Price Here
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.
Pomsies Plush Interactive Toy – Check The Price Here
Interactive Pomsies will tell you when they feel tired, cold or hungry with light up eyes, purring and Pomsie sounds, but don’t worry they don’t always complain, they can also play freeze dance!
Star Wars Interactech Imperial Stormtrooper Action Figure – Check The Price Here
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.
LeapFrog Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart – Check The Price Here
This cute little cart scoops ice cream, practices counting, introduces colors and more.
My Geek Box Monthly Kids Subscription Box – Check The Price Here
A mystery subscription box filled with fun and educational goodies for girls & boys ages 5-11+.
The Coolest Lego People/Figures EVER – Check The Price Here
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.
Crayola Air Dry Clay – Check The Price Here
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.
White Mountain Puzzles Vintage Candy Wrappers – Check The Price Here
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.
Cozmo the Toy Robot by Anki – Check The Price Here
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.
Fingerlings Interactive Untamed T-Rex – Check The Price Here
These cute little tiny interactive dinos latch on to your finger, respond to sound, motion and touch. Available in three other dino combinations.
Shopkins ‘Tall Mall’ Compete Toy Playset – Check The Price Here
Learning Resources Pretend & Play School Set – Check The Price Here
For the kid who loves to be the teacher. Add this cute little Teacher Record Book to the set.
Funko POP Movies: Harry Potter Action Figure – Check The Price Here
Celebrate the release of the newest book! For the die-hard Harry Potter fan.
Star Wars Bladebuilder Jedi Master Lightsaber – Check The Price Here
Because…your very own Lightsaber with light and sound!!
Playskool Friends Sesame Street Tickle Me Elmo – Check The Price Here
Tickle Me Elmo is back! He must have a time machine…who knew?
Little Live Scruff-A-Luvs – Check The Price Here
They’re unloved and abandoned. Give them a little love and groom them into sweet, loving little pets.
Yvolution Neon Glider by Vybe | LED Kids Scooter – Check The Price Here
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. And LED wheels? Yes!
Eco-Friendly Alert: ‘Green Toys’ Mini Ferry Toy Boat – Check The Price Here
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!
iPod Touch, 16GB – Check The Price Here
Take your music, games, photos & videos with you. Also comes in 32GB & different colors.
Step2 Upscale Party Time Kitchen – Check The Price Here
Cute, gender-neutral play kitchen with realistic features & sounds.
Puro Sound Labs, Kids Volume Limiting Bluetooth Wireless Headphones – Check The Price Here
Volume limiting for kids, lightweight & comfy. Long battery life means hours of music before recharging.
Hallmark itty bittys Limited Edition SUPERGIRL – Check The Price Here
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!
Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio – Check The Price Here
Go beyond your basic Play-Doh sculpting and bring those works of art to virtual life!
Mindware Square Up – Check The Price Here
So fun! See who the best problem solver in the family is. There’s always that one person who’s virtually unbeatable.
Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo – Check The Price Here
Pressing BeatBo’s colorful LED grid tummy or the buttons on his feet rewards baby with fun songs, learning content, and dance moves.
Franklin Throw-Down Base Set – Check The Price Here
No more using rocks and used water bottles for bases! Includes first, second, third & home plate.
LEGO Scooby Doo Build Your Own Mystery Machine – Check The Price Here
Rut-Roh! Fred looks horrified. Awesome!
LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader Building Kit – Check The Price Here
I dare you not to say “Luke….I am your father.” after it’s built.
Magna-Tiles – Check The Price Here
Perfect for boys and girls. This 100 piece magnetic set will keep the kids playing, learning, and quiet!
Star Wars Furbacca Furby – Check The Price Here
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!
The Exploding Kittens Card Game (that everyone is talking about) – Check The Price Here
Play the family-friendly card game that was the most backed project in Kickstarter history.
Create Your Very Own Comic Book – Check The Price Here
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!
Playcraft Sport 40-Inch Table Top Air Hockey – Check The Price Here
A great option for small spaces.
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) – Check The Price Here
For the avid reader and die-hard Harry Potter fan.
Hatchimals Hatchibabies – Check The Price Here
Get ready to love and care for these little eggs, and find out who pops out!
Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit – Check The Price Here
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!
The All New Amazon Echo Dot – Check The Price Here
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!
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Porg Plush – Check The Price Here
Kids can have their very own Porg. He speaks and makes sounds, all while being cute and cuddly.
Nintendo Switch – Check The Price Here
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!
Melissa & Doug Giant Unicorn Stuffed Animal – Check The Price Here
Because who does’t want a unicorn? Also available in a giant giraffe and dragon, of course. It’s looking at me.
The Singing Machine Karaoke System with 7 inch Color Screen – Check The Price Here
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.
Hot Wheels Spin Storm Playset – Check The Price Here
Because isn’t the whole point of “playing cars” crashing them?
6-Piece Pretend Play Set – Check The Price Here
Quick, get them cleaning before they realize how terrible it is!
Teddy Ruxpin – Check The Price Here
Sure, you or your siblings grew up with Teddy, but this is the Teddy Ruxpin of the Digital Age. As in, touch sensors, apps, and LCD eyes with over 40 animations. Eye mask included in pocket of Teddy’s vest. We’re not asking questions.
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