Hottest Toy Gift Ideas for Kids This Holiday Season

Besides Experience Gift Ideas, I know you wanted to know what the hottest toys gift ideas were going to be this holiday season! Creating these holiday gift guides each year is one of my favorite things to do. And stay tuned for other categories as well including a Baby's 1st Christmas, Stocking Stuffers, and so much more!

Some products were received for consideration. All opinions are my own.

What are some gift ideas you are looking for? This list has it all! Subscription Boxes, Crafts, and so much more! Please let me know in the comment below which would be your kiddos favorite or any other gift ideas I might have missed.


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! The dolls are based on 12 iconic girls from the YouTube series, Hairdorables.
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PJ Masks Super Moon Adventure HQ Rocket

The brave PJ Masks heroes are blasting off on an awesome adventure to the moon! The PJ Masks Super Moon Adventure HQ Rocket lets kids recreate PJ Masks adventures. The Rocket features a special design inspired by the show as well as exciting lights and sounds. With the push of a button, release the Rocketship’s ramp and watch Gekko launch out on his space rover! The cockpit can fit up to three PJ Masks figures inside for even more imaginative hero play. When the PJ Masks are ready for take-off, kids can fold up the legs and ramp and use the built-in handle to fly the HQ Rocket around! Gekko and his Space Rover come with the Super Moon Adventure Rocketship; other PJ Masks figures are sold separately.
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Build-A-Bear Workshop Plush from Just Play

Now kids can bring the fun of Build-A-Bear Workshop right to their home! This adorable 10" furry friend comes with everything kids need to recreate the exciting experience of making their own furry friend! The set comes with plush stuffing, a heart locket, a birth certificate, a fashion outfit, and lots of accessories to customize with! Kids can really add stuffing to their furry friend and dress them up in a cute outfit. Don't forget to write your wish and close it in the special heart locket that fits inside your furry friend! When kids are done making and dressing this soft furry friend, they can fill out the birth certificate to make it official! Collect both Build-A-Bear Workshop 10" furry friends for double the fun! Assortment includes: Rainbow Bear and Pink Kitty (each sold separately).
Available Exclusively at Walmart

Rose Art Creative Café Barista Bar

With the Creative Café Barista Bar you can be a future barista! Create endless latte looks with just milk. Make yummy chocolate or strawberry drinks with real foamy froth on top. It’s super easy with this professional style machine - just put in the powder, mix with milk, turn on the frother and you’re making drinks like a professional barista! It’s like a real milk steamer without the heat – kid safe! Top it off with your own latte art. Choose from the stencils and create lots of patterns. You can even expand your menu with tips and tricks from the recipe cards. Includes Frothing Unit, Frothing Pitcher, 3 stencils, 2 shaker bottles, 2 spoons, 4 paper cups, chocolate and strawberry flavor mixes and 4 recipe and tip cards.
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Little Adventures Dress Up

Little Adventures sells soft, washable, affordable dress ups. The company was started 15 years ago by two moms who were tired of itchy, scratchy dress ups that fell apart and were not washable. They wanted dress up clothing that children could wear outside, take naps in, or even wear to the grocery store! Their dress ups are made to be easy on and off, which means only slips on and Velcro - no snaps, zippers, or fuss. Their dress ups are soft and durable so they won't irritate sensitive skin while being machine washable.
Get it on: , Use code GRShJJla10 for 10% off purchase

Disney Princess Pley Subscription Box

This is the first ever official Disney Princess Subscription Box! Pley teamed up with Disney to create this bimonthly subscription box for kids. Each magical box contains: 4-8 official Disney products apparel, accessories, toys, etc.), a magazine with a princess story and activities, and most charmingly a DYI activity of transforming the shipping box into a playable scene (for example, the box transforms into an elaborate castle that your child can build and then color-in).
Get it on:, Use Code FIRSTFREE to get your 1st box free just pay $5 for S&H.

Little Passports Adventure Subscription

Give your kids the world! The best kids’ gifts inspire the imagination and keep kids interested and engaged. That’s exactly what you get with Little Passports monthly subscriptions! They have the perfect gift for all ages:
-World Edition: Ages 6-10, explore a new country each month with souvenirs and hands-on activities
-Early Explorers: Ages 3-5, discover a new world theme each month - Oceans, Music & Dinosaurs
-Science Expeditions: ages 9+, reveal mysteries of the world through science experiments & activities
-USA Edition: Ages 7-12, learn about two new states each month, with activity-packed State Journals

Mickey’s 90th Anniversary Steamboat Willie Feature Plush

Celebrate 90 years of Mickey Mouse with the Disney Mickey’s 90th Anniversary Steamboat Willie Plush! Steamboat Willie Mickey is a classic to treasure, featuring super soft fabrics and exceptional character detail. Just like in the iconic Steamboat Willie short dating back to 1928, Mickey appears in black & white and is dressed in the signature Steamboat Willie outfit with matching Captain’s hat. He even holds a felt ship wheel in his hands and sways along to the Steamboat Willie song with a press of his hand! Steamboat Willie Mickey is the perfect gift for kids as well as collectors, who will especially love the distinctive packaging, which showcases Mickey in the iconic Steamboat Willie art style. Requires 3 x AA batteries (Included). Ages 3+, SRP $24.99, Available at Target.

Mickey’s 90th Anniversary Collectible Deluxe Figure Set

Bring home the ultimate Mickey Mouse collection in celebration of Mickey’s 90th Anniversary! The Mickey’s 90th Deluxe Figure Set comes with 10 highly detailed Mickey Mouse figures and features special 90th Anniversary packaging. Mickey comes dressed in some of the most iconic styles he’s worn through the ages including: Plane Crazy Mickey, Pie-Eye Mickey, Sorcerer’s Apprentice Mickey, Steam Boat Willie Mickey, Mouseketeer Mickey, Comic Mickey, Clubhouse Mickey, New Shorts Mickey, and exclusive Golden Mickey. Each figure comes in a unique pose and stands 3” tall – the perfect size for both play and display! Ages 3+, SRP $24.99
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Max Build More Blocks from ZURU

Max Blocks are compatible with all major toy brick brands and offers unbeatable value for budget with high quality bricks for a fraction of the price. The founding principle behind Max Blocks is providing high affordability for savvy parents who don’t want to pay an arm and a leg to give their little ones the best opportunity to express endless creativity through imaginative brick play! Check out the value versus the price…with MAX Build More Blocks you’re essentially getting 759 bricks for $25!
- 253 PC MAX BLOCKS Set – $9.99
- 250 PC ACCESSORY PACK – $12.99
- 759 PC MAX BLOCKS – $24.99
- 10”x10” MAX BLOCKS BASE PLATES – $3.99
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Scribble Scrubbie Pets! Scrub Tub Playset

Color, Rinse, Re-Pet! Crayola® Scribble Scrubbie™ Pets! are adorable, colorable and washable pet figures that little would-be groomers can customize again and again! Choose a pooch or get smitten with a kitten and color with the 6 included Scribble Scrubbie™ Washable Markers. And when you’re ready for something new, pop ‘em in the Scrub Tub to get cleaned up. Create new colorful coats as often as you like! There are 4 Scribble Scrubbie™ Pets inside and additional expansion packs (sold separately) for a total of 12 adorable pet characters. Collect them all!
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Crayola Crayon Melter

Run for the shelves and grab your old box of crayons, because there's a new way to color your world with Crayola crayons! Our Crayon Melter brings renewed life to Crayola crayon sets everywhere with melted crayon artwork that's easier than ever before to create. Now you can make Crayon drip art without a hair dryer. This fun crafting tool is a great way to add detail to your drawings, texture to your sculptures, or doodles to your pencil jar. It has a low-heat tip and dries cool, so it's safe for kids 8 & up to enjoy. Simply use the included wrapper-ripper to remove labels from crayons and insert a crayon into the heated melter unit to get started. If you plan to change colors and wish to avoid color mixing, wait for the Crayon Melter to cool down and clean it between colors. For an even flow, make sure to give crayons the proper time to melt, and use small pieces of broken crayon to switch over colors faster. In addition to the 8 crayons included with this starter set, you can always use your crayon boxes from home. A great gift idea for holidays and birthdays, this colorful tool is fun for a variety of arts and crafts, school projects, and everyday creative activities.
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HERODRIVE Batman Racer

HERODRIVE is a new one-of-a-kind vehicle brand that combines children’s favorite entertainment heroes with fun and innovative play features to deliver the coolest vehicles for preschoolers. The HERODRIVE Batman Racer is an exciting motorized vehicle featuring lights, engine sounds, and music that bring the action to life! Transform the vehicle into race mode by pushing the windshield forward to make the wings pop out. Push the logo on the hood for unique Batman sounds, then push it again to send the Bat Racer racing forward with its cape flying behind! Manufacturer: Funrise, Ages 3+, SRP $24.99
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LaurDIY Balloon Unicorn Craft Kit

Introducing LaurDIY craft kits inspired by Lauren Riihimaki's crafty tutorials, life hacks, and room decor ideas on YouTube. Now you can bring the LaurDIY style home with DIY kits like this Balloon Unicorn Kit! Simply stuff this super-soft cutie and tie each section with twine, balloon animal-style, then customize with dazzling sequin details to create your very own plush balloon unicorn, complete with a sparkling gold horn and rainbow ribbon tail. Made of ultra-soft fleece, the completed unicorn is perfect for snuggling, or display it on your desk or shelf to add a touch of hand-made style to any space. This comprehensive kit includes the pre-sewn fabric body, 6 fabric strips, a gold fabric horn, 50 sequins, 18 feet of twine, a stuffing tool, a glue bottle, filling, and an easy-to-follow guide with step-by-step instructions and images. You'll need to supply your own scissors and ruler. DIYers can add a splash of sparkle to their rooms with this mega magical unicorn decor kit! Collect all the LaurDIY kits to complete your custom, hand-crafted space!
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LaurDIY Marble Desk Décor Craft Kit

Introducing LaurDIY craft kits inspired by Lauren Riihimaki's crafty tutorials, life hacks, and room decor ideas on YouTube. Now you can bring the LaurDIY style home with DIY kits like this Marble Desk Decor Kit! Simply follow the instructions to create one-of-a-kind, marble-designed stationary sheets. Experiment with different color blends and swirl techniques and add gold foil accent stickers designed by LaurDIY herself, including "Pink skies up ahead", "Stay Wild", "Smile, Sparkle, Shine", and more, to create gorgeous greeting cards customized for each and every friend. Create a matching desk calendar by adding one of the included gold foil month stickers to the top of each of your favorite 12 marbleized sheets! This comprehensive kit includes 15 sheets of watercolor paper, 4 marbling paints, a swirl stick, a marbling tray, 12 month stickers, 4 inspirational stickers, a sticker sheet, a calendar stand, and an easy-to-follow guide with step-by-step instructions and images. You'll need to supply warm water and paper towels. DIYers can add a touch of style to their desk space with this elegant marbling kit! Collect all the LaurDIY kits to complete your custom, hand-crafted space.
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SensaCalm "Peaceful Pals"

SensaCalm's new Peaceful Pals are weighted stuffed animals that work as stuffed animals and as weighted lap pads. Their Peaceful Pals: Come in Cuddle fabric and Waterproof fabric, Weigh 5 lb. or 3 lb., Don't look like therapy items, Waterproof variant is extra sturdy, easily maintained, and wipe-able, Both variants completely machine washable, Completely portable pals, and their new weighted toys could be the perfect gift for a little one in your life!
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We're All Wonders Hardcover Book & Plush

YOTTOY has lovingly translated “Wonder,” one of the most captivating stories to move audiences in recent months, into a one-of-a-kind soft toy that beautifully details the main character, Auggie Pullman’s distinctive features and signature attire, including his red t-shirt emblazoned with a big star and removable astronaut’s helmet. We’re All Wonders Auggie Soft Toy (SRP $22) captures the emotion of the best-selling book and Auggie’s unforgettable social movement to “choose kind” above all. Also available is the “We’re All Wonders” hardcover book (SRP $18.99).
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What is your favorite item featured in our gift guide?


  1. Such fun gift ideas. My nieces would love the Rose Art Creative Café Barista Bar.

  2. These are all great ideas. I love the Mickey’s 90th Anniversary Steamboat Willie Feature Plush!

  3. There are a couple of items here that my great niece and nephew might like. Trying to get all my shopping done early

  4. These are some awesome toy suggestions! I am sure that my three kids would love these. :) Thank you so much for sharing!


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