Need help to keep your kids entertained? Consider gifting these popular toys
By Anthony Marcusa
Nov 25, 2020 at 7:43 AM
The peak shopping season is upon us, with the holidays right around the corner. That means it’s time to fill out your gift list with this year’s most popular and innovative toys — the ones kids will be excited to receive.
We rounded up some hot new items as well as some enduring old favorites that you won’t want to miss. There’s something for everyone here, with engaging gifts for toddlers and toys that spotlight adolescents’ favorite characters and movies. Even adults will have fun with some of these picks. Read on for all the gift inspiration you’ll need this year.
The best toys of 2020
All-New Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids' Edition Tablet: $79.99 at Amazon (was $139.99)
A kid-friendly tablet that promises endless engagement and activity for the young ones in your life. This edition by Amazon features a durable, colorful case and a free year of Amazon Kids, which offers countless books, shows, and games that entertain and educate. Also available at Best Buy.
Hasbro Monopoly: Disney Villains Edition: $24.86 at Amazon (was $29.99)
Best Buy and Macy's.
Crayola Light-Up Tracing Pad: $24.99 at Amazon
Inspire a young one in your life to get creative! This tracing pad from Crayola features 100 drawings and a variety of color and design options for kids ages 6 and up.
LEGO BrickHeadz Star Wars The Mandalorian & The Child: $19.99 at Best Buy
Playskool Chase N' Go Ball Popper: $32.58 at Amazon
If you’re shopping for a little one, check out this popular and captivating toy by Playskool. Suitable for kids age 9 months and up, this toy pops out balls that they can chase around the room or simply watch and enjoy.
Nintendo Switch Lite: $199 at Amazon
Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Nintendo Switch: $49.99 at Amazon
It's one of the most popular games for Nintendo Switch, and for good reason. This farming simulation offers gamers a chance to build a colorful, creative, and cute sanctuary while engaging with others online. Also available at Best Buy.
Flybar My First Foam Pogo Stick: $16.99 at Amazon
Kohl's and Bed Bath & Beyond.
LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Fire Dragon: $15.99 at Amazon (was $19.99)
LEGO Creator toys deliver versatile and clever creations in every box. We love this set that features three mythical and fantastic creatures to build, including a menacing fire dragon. Also available at Kohl's.
Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza Card Game: $9.99 at Amazon
Star Wars The Child Plush Toy: $20.99 at Macy's (was $24.99)
Whether you call him "The Child" or "Baby Yoda," there's no debating how cute and loveable he is. This 11-inch toy, inspired by the popular Disney+ series "The Mandalorian," is soft enough to cuddle. Young Star Wars fans will love him. Also available at Kohl's.
LeapFrog 100 Animals Book: $13.49 at Amazon (was 17.99)
Razor E100 Glow Electric Scooter: $139 at Amazon (was $169.99)
For older kids, this electric scooter is a fun, efficient, and safe way to ride around the neighborhood. It reaches speeds up to 10 mph and its battery lasts 40 minutes per charge. Also available at Dick's Sporting Goods.
Star Wars Mandalorian Darksaber: $24.86 at Amazon (was $29.99)
Kohl's and Best Buy.
Jurassic World Roarin' T-Rex Action Figure: $31.99 at Amazon (was $39.99)
Inspired by the animated series "Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous" comes this T-Rex that roars, shakes, and moves. This toy is sure to show kids why the Tyrannosaurus was among the most fearsome predators that ever lived. Also available at Best Buy and Macy's.
Funko Pop! Marvel: Captain America: $12.95 at Amazon
Paw Patrol Dino Rescue Patroller: $49.99 at Amazon (was $59.99)
We welcome a less-ferocious T-Rex toy to our list this year, with this adorable figurine coming as part of a fun Paw Patrol set. It features a motorized vehicle and Chase leading the Dino Patrol, ready to wrangle and return the T-Rex 比特币交易价格行情home. Also available at Kohl's.
Kid Trax Marvel Spider-Man Electric Ride-On Motorcycle: $65.34 at Amazon (was $79.99)
Dick's Sporting Goods.
NERF Fortnite HC-E Mega Dart Blaster: $11.99 at Amazon (was $14.99)
For video game enthusiasts who want to take their "Fortnite" love to the real world, we recommend this NERF blaster inspired by the hit multiplayer game. It's safe and lightweight, and it makes a fun addition to any NERF lineup. Also available at Kohl's, Best Buy, and Macy's.
Mattel Disney Pixar Soul Joe Gardner Plush: $19.99 at Amazon
Exploding Kittens Card Game: $9.99 at Amazon (was $20)
We can't get enough of this exuberant and silly card game that finds players trying to avoid the dreaded Exploding Kitten card. This family-friendly version welcomes ages seven and up and makes for a lively and quick game, especially during the holidays. Also available at Best Buy and Kohl's.
Little Live Pets Gotta Go Flamingo: $26.99 at Kohl's (was $29.99)
Ravensburger Sneaker American Style Puzzle: $19.99 at Amazon
This is no ordinary puzzle. From a trusted name in quality puzzles and games comes this 3D offering, which provides a creative activity and a practical reward upon completion. This sneaker puzzle welcomes ages eight and up.
Funko Pop! DC Heroes: Holiday Wonder Woman: $12.94 at Amazon
This holiday-inspired version of Wonder Woman is both fierce and adorable: She’s bundled up and ready to brave the cold, her Lasso of Truth replaced with one made of Christmas lights that do, in fact, light up. Season’s greetings!
Anthony Marcusa is a writer for BestReviews. BestReviews is a product review company with a singular mission: to help simplify your purchasing decisions and save you time and money.
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