Christmas may be months away, but retailers are already gearing up by announcing their top toy picks for the holidays. For its , Walmart looked to the people who actually play with toys to predict the ones that are going to be impossible to get come December. Below are the top 25, organized by price, so you can be sure you're not missing out on anything.
Kids chip away at a concrete box to unveil their own hidden treasures — will they uncover gold or end up with the booby prize?
Last year's is back! This time as a much bigger and cuddly interacting plush.
Think of Wrapples as a seriously upgraded snap bracelet. Kids can wear the animals and interact with their new friend on the go.
If your kids are into unbo, get them this as a stocking stuffer. All the surprises are hidden inside 15-ounces of dough and if they don't want to dig all of them out at once, it comes with a storage bag so the putty won't dry out.
V-Tech's latest activity center packs 100+ words, activities, and songs into an interactive desktop. You can also purchase separately for even more reading games and nursery rhymes.
With the raging success of the summer blockbuster, it's no surprise that Incredible-branded toys are popping up as big sellers. Now kids can bring Jack Jack on all their adventures.
The KumiKreator churns out friendship bracelets just like the one you made as a kid with half the effort. In the test, kids loved how easy it was to pick their colors and get spinning.
The full-fledge Peppa Pig fans will freak over this fair set. They can ride the big blue Ferris wheel, spin on the merry-go-round, and make funny faces in the fun house — all with Peppa in tow.
At 3-feet tall, this giant skyway is Wheelies' tallest race track on the market. It comes with three different tracks, a launcher, and play stops along the way so kids can zoom like the pros.
Your hands control this gravity-defying orb. Just push, pull, twirl, and hold your hands to master up to 30 moves and nine tricks. Kids loved this in the test and our toy analysts were super impressed by the technology.
This set puts her right inside Romeo's lab with a working crane, a sound control panel, laser launcher, and rolling lab charger. Now it's up to her to decide if she'll use his mad-scientist ways for good or evil.
This plush offers everything you love about Minnie (upbeat singing!) with added wheelies and 360 spins! Just tap Minnie's bow to see all the cool tricks.
Kids went wild over this mini robot in the testing. Their favorite thing: being able to drive up to someone and send a recorded message from a distance by talking through the remote control.
This reversible plushie turns from a giant cotton candy inspired pom pomp into Kessie the Giant Cat. Even better: It's stocked with eight surprise items inside and smells SO good.
The car from your childhood got an upgrade. Along with bouncing and riding, kids can play around on the interactive dashboard that offers songs, sounds, counting, and more.
This claw machine brings the arcade to your house (and you don't have to pay every time you play). Take the tip of refilling it with your own surprises to make your kid's playing experience unique each time.
In the test kids couldn't stop cuddling Rollie. He even comes with an adoption certificate to make him feel like a real pet.
Every Paw Patrol fan in the test loved this truck. It comes with a 2-foot tall extendable ladder and launching water cannons so Marshall and his crew can put out any fire.
It's the year of dinosaurs, says Selina Tedesco, a toy analyst in the , and this set comes with an interactive T-Rex, a secret map, and a UV flashlight that put kids right in the middle of the action.
What's better than building a roller coaster? Building a pirate-themed roller coaster, and this one comes with a sunken galleon, a skull archway, a palm tree, and an octopus to complete the scene.
There's a new dinosaur trainer in town (your kid), but do they have what it takes to tame this color-changing, chomping T-Rex?
This STEM toy turns your little one into a scientist thanks to its unique mazes, test tubes, stirring spoons, and lab goggles.
A more-expensive version of this set was a , but the likes this cheaper one too. It comes with a drive-up diner, car wash, police station, and tune-up shop that encourages kids to play together.
Barbie's DreamHouse got an upgrade for 2018 with smart furniture, a modern dining room, and of course, a covertible swimming pool
Not only does an exclusive family come with this doll house, but it also has 85+ surprises tucked inside and an elevator, pool, spa, and sandbox. Note that this does take up a bit of space (it's three-by-three feet wide), but it doubles as storage for every L.O.L. doll she owns.