We are so excited to bring you our 2018 Holiday Toy List, featuring 12 of the best toys and games for every child on your holiday shopping list! Remember, anyone can drop a gift card in an envelope and call it a present. Here are 12 of the coolest gifts every child will love. We’ve even included videos we think you will find helpful when deciding which gift to choose.
1. Hot Diggity Dance & Play Mickey Mouse
Kids love the iconic Hot Dog Song as seen in every episode of the popular Disney Junior series, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. And now they can sing and dance along with the Hot Diggity Dance and Play Mickey! This interactive feature plush is dressed in a cool light-up t-shirt and features some sweet dance moves! Not only does Mickey boogie to the Hot Dog Song, but he can also play Freeze Dance and What’s that Sound?!
2. LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall
Build and recreate a magical fantasy realm from the Harry Potter movies with this detailed 4-level LEGO 75954 Hogwarts Great Hall Harry Potter castle building kit, featuring a fireplace, benches, tables and reversible house banners. Most noteworthy is the Grand Staircase tower with a spiral staircase, potions room, treasure room, sorting hat, Mirror of Erised and lots of magical artifact accessory elements. This fantasy role-playing castle toy includes 10 minifigures and buildable Basilisk and Fawkes creatures, plus Hedwig and Scabbers figures.
3. Exploding Kittens Card Game
Exploding Kittens is a highly-strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian roulette that is safe for work and kid friendly. It’s a card game for people ages 7 and up who are into kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats. It’s the most-funded game in the history of Kickstarter and has paved the way for peace and tranquility in the modern world. It also features cards illustrated by The Oatmeal.
4. Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Super Station
Now kids can Set Friendship in Motion and imagine and play out adventures with Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Adventures, TrackMaster, MINIS and Wooden Railway engines all on the same track set! This multi-system track set with 3 levels of play includes Thomas (TrackMaster), Percy (Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Adventures), James (MINIS) and Harold. In addition to being able to use most Thomas engines, multiple configurations allow for layouts that can fit any space in the home. The legs can even be removed to create a micro-layout for smaller spaces! Holds over 100 engines and features over 35 feet / 10 meters of track, and features iconic locations including Tidmouth Sheds, Brendam Docks, Knapford Station, the Sodor Steamworks, the Dieselworks, Blue Mountain Quarry and the SSRC with Harold’s helipad.
5. Play-Doh Modeling Compound
This Mega 36-pack is full of Mega fun! These bounce Play-Doh cans come in 36 assorted colors for all of your creative needs. From birthday gifts and party favors, to kid party crafts and classroom activities, these cans are full of everyone’s favorite non-toxic Play-Doh compound. This Play-Doh set is great for kids ages 2 and up who love to squish, mix, and make fun creations with Arts and crafts like modeling clay. It ships in simple recyclable packaging that’s easy to open and frustration free. The Play-Doh cans and lids are also recyclable to help build a more sustainable world!
6. Slinky Disney Pixar Toy Story Plush Dog
Disney Pixar Toy Story Plush Slinky Dog is a softer and cuddlier version of the classic pull toy that has entertained children since the 1950s and features a character from Disney Pixar’s Toy Story movies. Similar to the original version, Slinky Dog (or “Slink” as his good friend Woody calls him) has a Slinky body, but covered in a soft plush material that makes Slinky Dog soft to the touch and comforting for children to hold. Slinky Dog’s head, front half, back half and tail are stuffed, making him great for travel and a lovely nighttime toy. The 10-inch long body is a plush covered plush spiral with an elastic band in the middle allowing it to expand Slinky-style.
7. Melissa & Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set
Give young animal lovers everything they need to examine and treat pretend pets! the 24-piece collection for aspiring veterinarians three and older comes with two adorable plush pets (a dog and a cat), and accessories galore, including a stethoscope, thermometer, syringe, ear scope, tweezers, and clamp. There are bottles, tubes, and tubs of pretend treatments and ointments, bandages and a cast for boo-boos. And even a neck “cone” to keep pets from licking! everything, including a reusable examination checklist, stores in a handy tote bag, so little Vets can make house calls!
8. Polly Pocket Transformation Playset
Get set to Go Tiny! with the Polly Pocket playset featuring Polly doll’s room and all kinds of fun, secret surprises! First, open the playset to reveal play options. Then “Go Tiny” by sliding the locket tab to reveal the micro play areas and surprises—including micro Polly doll. There’s so much to explore: the closet reveals micro areas, you can splash in a pool, the desk reveals a concert stage, the bed hides a rock wall and a submarine emerges in the aquarium! No telling what can happen in Polly doll’s room! There’s also a quadcopter for a quick takeoff to adventure. Includes playset, 3-inch Polly doll, micro Polly doll and accessories. Colors and decorations may vary.
9. Little Tikes EasyScore Basketball Set
The Little Tikes easy score basketball set, designed for children 18 months to 5 years old, introduces kids of all abilities to the game of basketball and competitive play. The height can be adjusted to six settings between 2 and 4 feet to accommodate even the littlest hoop Star. The oversize rim and kid-size basketball ensure easy scoring and help kids develop hand-eye coordination while providing the right challenge level. Before play, add sand to the base for stability.
10. Hairdorables ‐ Collectible Surprise Dolls
Introducing Noah and the Hairdorables! The girl squad with “Big Hair Don’t Care” attitudes. Each doll lives up to the “Hairdorables” name with a variety of unique luxe hairstyles in vibrant colors! Collect all 36 Hairdorables dolls (including 2 rare and 1 ULTRA-rare). Each package is a surprise! Pull, peel, and reveal 11 surprises to unwrap the personality and passion of the Hairdorables girl hidden inside! Each surprise doll comes with fashions, hairstyles and accessories that are unique to her style and talent! Above all, the dolls are based on 12 iconic girls from the YouTube series, Hairdorables.
11. DITTO Mini Talking Robot
This die-cast metal robot toy is designed with 11 posable joints, flashing LED eyes and a voice that’ll get you giggling. Introduce yourself and see what happens!
12. DROCON Traveler WiFi FPV Drone
This drone is perfect for kids and beginners who want to learn the basics of flying a drone. The sky’s the limit and you can view it all through the 120-degree wide-angle lens camera. This camera restores true color and provides a wonderful panoramic view. It’s great for traveling, parties and sports events.