21 Popular Toys and Games for Kids This Year


With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start purchasing the gifts you are planning to get your kids for Christmas. Here are 21 popular and best selling toys and games this year that the kids will love. I’ve included which store I found to have the best price, but each store can change its price at any time. If you find a better deal than the one listed, please let me know and I’ll update it so everyone can get that same great deal.

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Which of these toys and games does your children want this year?


Hatchimals Hatching Egg Interactive Creaure is the hottest toy this year! There are different Hatchimals eggs you can buy and they are all interactive. Your kids can care for them and then the egg hatches with a surprise animal inside. This toy will be a hard one to get this Christmas and is selling for a few hundred dollars on Amazon right now. Toys R Us had the Hatchimals for $49.99, but they are out of stock. The best way to find out when Hatchimals are in stock in any store is to use NowInStock.net and have them send an alert to your computer so you can grab it within minutes. The Walmart Black Friday ad has Hatchimals for $48.88, but you will have to be quick to grab one on Black Friday.



The New Pokemon Z-Ring Interactive Set is compatible with the latest video game titles in the Pokemon series for Nintendo 3DS Family Systems. Z-CRYSTALS are used in the Z-RING to react simultaneously to the devastating Z-MOVES in the video game with sounds, lights and vibrations. Amazon has the Pokemon Z-Ring Interactive Set for $29.84.


Since Pokemon is very popular right now, kids would love anything Pokemon like this Pokemon Plush for $7.99 on Amazon, or head over here to see more Pokemon toys.
amazon-my-first-flyerLittle Tikes My First Flyer – This easy-to-fly remote control helicopter toy is perfect for young children who want to start flying aerial devices. It has a simple one-touch remote, protective propeller rings and auto-hover technology. Walmart has Little Tikes My First Flyer for $27.99.



amazon-little-live-pets-2Little Live Pets ‘Snuggles My Dream Puppy’ Playset is an interactive dog for kids that moves and feels like a real puppy. Kids can feed the dog with a bottle until it falls asleep in their arms. Amazon has the Little Live Pets ‘Snuggles My Dream Puppy’ Playset for $49.88.



Speak Out Game – This is a hot game this year! Players try to say different phrases while wearing a game mouthpiece until someone guesses it. Everyone will be laughing out loud. Amazon has the Speak Out Game for $21.99.



Sky Viper V2400 HD Streaming Drone with FPV Headset – This drone is equipped with a high-definition camera to capture all its high-flying adventures. Experience each aerial journey first-hand with the included headset, which lets you watch videos from the drone’s point of view. Amazon has the Sky Viper Drone with Headset for $199.99.



Fisher-Price Think & Learn Code-A-Pillar Toy – Code-A-Pillar features 9 easy-to-connect segments that preschoolers can arrange and rearrange to “tell” the toy how to move forward, left, right, wiggle, dance or even wait for a couple seconds before moving again. Amazon has the Code-A-Pillar for $36.99.



Star Wars Interactech Imperial Stormtrooper – With over 65 different sound effects and phrases, the Interactech Imperial Stormtrooper figure uses a motion sensor to respond to specific movements. And the figure is compatible with the Hasbro Star Wars Studio FX app. Walmart has the Star Wars Interactech Imperial Stormtrooper for $22.35.



Finding Dory ‘My Friend Dory’– Take Dory with you wherever you go and as you move her she will react with phrases from the movie. Move her right – she has one response. Move her left, she says another. Move her up and down for different phrases. Amazon has Finding Dory ‘My Friend Dory’ for $29.99.





New Furby Connect– This Furby Connect creature uses Bluetooth Smart technology to sync with the selected compatible device for Furby phrases, music and videos. The new Furby Connect comes with a sleep mask so you can put Furby to sleep any time you want. Walmart has Furby Connect for $67.99.



Cozmo the Toy Robot by AnkiCozmo is a real-life robot with a one-of-a-kind personality that evolves the more you hang out. Amazon has Cozmo the Toy Robot for $179.99.



amazon-pie-face-showdownPie Face Games – Put whipped cream or a wet sponge on the “hand” of the Pie Face Game and start turning the handles. Cross your fingers you don’t get splat in the face. And new this year is Pie Face Showdown, where the players put their chins on chin rests and push the button nearest them to try to move the arm toward the opponent before the pie thrower springs and “creams” a player. Amazon has Pie Face Game for $12.99 and the Pie Face Showdown for $17.63.



Nerf N-Strike Elite Terrascout Remote Control Drone Blaster – The remote-controlled TerraScout drone features a live video feed to view out-of-sight targets with the LCD screen on the controller and record action videos. Toys R Us has the Nerf Terrascout Drone Blaster for $199.99.



SELFIE Mic Music-Set in Black & Gold – Microphone meets selfie stick for singing along to your favorite songs. Amazon has the SELFIE Mic Music-Set for $16.40.



DreamWorks Trolls ‘Hug Time’ Poppy – DreamWorks Trolls Poppy is a loveable, colorful princess who always takes a break for Hug Time and speaks 25 phrases when you press her tummy. Walmart has DreamWorks Trolls Poppy for $35.99.



Moana the movie is coming out at Thanksgiving and will be very popular. Head over here to see all of the Moana toys.



Power Wheels Wild Thing 12-Volt Battery Powered Ride on Vehicle in Orange or Pink – The Power Wheels is designed for advanced riders. It has a dual joystick steering controls that can shift the vehicle into forward or reverse and spin 360 degrees for a twirling thrill ride. ToysRUs has Power Wheels for $249.99.


FurReal Friends Torch ‘My Blazin’ Dragon’ – Press his charm and he can breathe flame-colored mist, feed him his color-change treat, and he responds to touch with 50+ sound and motion combinations. Amazon has the FurReal Friends Torch ‘My Blazin’ Dragon for $59.00.


Shopkins Tall Mall Playset – Take a ride in the Shopkins Tall Mall elevator for a fun shopping experience. It’s a mall that also transforms from small to tall for you to see it all and play inside all three levels of fun. Kmart has the Shopkins Tall Mall for $29.99.




Air Wars Battle Drones 2.4 GHz Toy – Battle with your remote controlled flying quad copter Drone against an opponent to see who falls out of the sky first. Air Wars battle drones comes ready to battle right out of the box with 2 drones, 2 remotes, 10 weapons, 2-3.7V rechargeable lithium-polymer batteries and 2 USB charging cables. Walmart has Air Wars Battle Drones for $79.99.

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