That’s right folks, the people that brought you Hatchimals present, LuvaBella, an interactive baby doll that laughs when you tickle her, learns how to say certain words when you feed and play with her and, well, just about has the most life-like reactions and features we’ve ever seen on a doll. Some say creepy, we say “futuristic.” These were all the rage last year, but are much easier to get this year.
If you want to get the biggest and best gift this holiday season the L.O.L. Surprise Biggers Surprise! is the thing to have. Surprise toys have become a major hit amongst the children 5-years-old and up and this set does not disappoint. Often you buy these gifts in single or smaller sized packages, but this one comes with over 60+ surprise that they'll unwrap—plus many of them are limited of time options.
They can use the X-Cavator (a tool that's included in the set) to dig up and collect up to 24 Treasure Hunter action figures and up to 32 individual pieces of treasure. Along the way you might find a mysterious treasure chest or the bones and weapons of Treasure Hunters who have come before you. With 10 different levels of adventure, it will keep kids entertained for hours.
Insert all the “Let It Go” jokes here! This Frozen LEGO set is now one of the top ‘kids picks’ on Amazon for the upcoming holiday season. The sequel is right around the corner and the show on Broadway is an award winner so there’s no slowing down the Frozen train. The kiddos will love building this glittery ice palace and it even comes with Elsa, Anna and, of course, Olaf!
If you're planning on giving this to a child for Christmas, you might want to save it for the day after, or do it on Christmas Eve or something. This process takes 30 minutes or so, and you've got so much other stuff happening on Christmas Day that it's going to be difficult get the kid to sit still for it and for you to enjoy watching it happen. The hatching is what they want to see, and if the grandparents and cousins and the rest are all there and the movies are going, nobody is going to see anything.
Now that we’ve properly discussed radical reveals and collectibles, let’s move on to Pomsies. These furry accessories are interactive pets that you can cuddle, wear, and play games with. They have two modes: virtual pet and freeze dance. In pet mode they will react to your touch with changing eye colors, movements, and sounds (including burps apparently). Interactive pets are at the top of the hot list this holiday season and Pomsies are the hottest of them all. Buy one now before they are gone.
To celebrate the new release, Spin Master will be hosting a special event for Hatchimals Day in Los Angeles. From Oct. 5 to 7, LA locals can visit The Grove to see a pop-up Hatchery Nursery and be the first to meet some of the new HatchiBabies. Kids can also engage in some exciting Hatchimals-inspired activities with some special guests: two of Nickelodeon's biggest stars, Daniella Perkins and Lilimar Hernandez of Knight Squad.
Demand for Hatchimals has been extremely high, which have led to them being designated as the "hottest" toy of the 2016 Christmas shopping season; in late-October 2016, Hatchimals occupied multiple spots on NPD Group's top ten list of best-selling toys in the United States, including first, second, sixth, and ninth place. The firm compared the phenomenon to those surrounding Cabbage Patch Kids and Tickle Me Elmo. The New York Times and The Globe and Mail documented the organization of raffles and waiting lists for the toys, and sellers on websites such as Amazon.com and eBay selling Hatchimals at over three times their suggested retail price of US$60, if not higher.
No two kids are the same—so it’s impossible for just one toy to stand out as the hottest toy of the season. Our Hot 20 list incorporates 20 different products that are sure to top kids’ wish lists, but it also includes something for kids of all ages. Every child has individual needs and passions, so please review each toy using our skill key, check out each age segment, and check out the rest of the guide for even more great gifts that will light up the holidays.
New moving eggs! Forever babies! Secret accessories! HatchiBabies have arrived – and they have so many surprises for you! For the first time ever, you could hatch a boy or a girl! To find out who’s inside, hug, tap, snuggle and pat your HatchiBaby’s egg. When they hear you, they’ll respond with cute sounds! The more you play with these forever babies, the more EGGcited they get! Place the egg on a table and it will really move on its own! When you see rainbow eyes shine through the shell, you’ll know your HatchiBaby is ready to hatch – but they can’t do it without you! Rub the egg to encourage them, and peel back the shell – the secret message inside will reveal if you’ve hatched a hatchiboy or hatchigirl Cheetree! (Don’t forget to fill out the birth certificate!) As you pull out your HatchiBaby, their big color-changing eyes will tell you how they’re feeling, their beaks will move and they’ll rock back and forth – they come to life! Now you can reach into the shell, lift out the highchair, and peel-to-reveal four hidden interactive accessories: a rattle, bottle, hairbrush and cuddle buddy! Use them to feed, burp, tickle and snuggle your baby! The more you play, the more responses you’ll unlock! Teach your baby to talk or play new games like “peek-a-boo!” The best part is: these Hatchimals remain babies forever! With big, adorable eyes and cute hair bows, Cheetree HatchiBabies are adorable additions to your hatchifamily! Bring home a bouncing HatchiBaby of your very own and discover a whole world of surprises!
It’s all about the interactive toys this year. Introducing ‘Lil Gleemerz!’ There are currently three different ones to choose from and they have over 100 different reactions and interactions like purring, growling, farting (of course), light shows, light up tail, and so much more. Oh, and did we mention they can say funny things, their eyes glow, and you can simply press their nose to enjoy them three different ways (game mode, light party, or hangout). They’ve already been named one of the top toys of the year, so get ’em while you can! See all the different color options here!