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Just in time for the first holiday shopping, Amazon released its 2021 “Toys We Love” List. The annual scoop predicts what will be the most popular and indispensable toys for children. This holiday season, Amazon’s list includes gifts for kids of all ages, from infants to tweens.
Because sifting through hundreds of toys can be overwhelming, our shopping experts at Reviewed did the job for you and found 16 of the best toys to buy in Amazon’s list below. Some of our top picks? A luxury Barbie Townhouse, a courtyard Russian mountains and a popular Blue play set it’s likely to sell.
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1. Crayola Illuminated Tracing Stamp
For children to color in, this light-up plotter block will be a dream come true. They can use the included colored pencils and graphite to trace any pictures, letters or shapes their little hearts want. Plus, since it can be brightly lit with the push of a button, they can use it all day and all night.
2. Set of 100 Magna-Tiles light colors
Everyone knows that the best gifts are the ones kids and parents love. This is what you will get with this Magna-Tiles kit. Kids can build everything from castles to rockets to animals, and parents will appreciate it helping them develop their science and math skills. Win-win all around!
3. Insect Lore Butterfly Garden Kit
Future environmentalists will get hours of entertainment (and education) from this butterfly garden kit. It comes with five baby caterpillars, a retractable mesh cage, and everything you need to feed the little guys into full-fledged butterflies. There is also a journal that kids can follow along with STEM activities and writing prompts.
4. Squeakee the balloon dinosaur
Dinosaurs might not exist IRL, but you can give the kid on your list the best thing to do: Squeakee the Balloon Dino. He’s completely interactive: he can stomp, dance, chew, and make over 70 different sounds (including laughs and farts!). It’s almost like giving them their own pet, with no liability or vet bills.
5. TeeTurtle Reversible Octopus Plush
Looking for Christmas stockings for children? You might want to throw in a TeeTurtle octopus plush, which has over 46,000 rave reviews on Amazon. It comes in 21 different color combinations, each one reversible, so it’s basically like two gifts in one. It’s super soft and measures just over six inches.
6. John Deere Lightning Tomy Wheel Tractor
The only thing better than a John Deere mini tractor is a John Deere mini tractor that has monster treads and glowing wheels. Ideal for ages three and up, it’s designed for off-road play, so they can roll it indoors on the mat or outdoors on dirt or sand.
7. KidKraft Wooden Farm to Table Play Kitchen
You’ve heard of farm-to-table restaurants and have probably eaten there, but what about farm-to-table cuisines? It’s what the little ones around you can use to whip up a gourmet meal, thanks to this trendy playset. There are fresh veggies growing in planters, plenty of storage space for all the included pots and pans, and even an ice maker that drops tiny plastic ice cubes into the bucket with the push of a button.
8. 3-story Barbie House
Think of this as the 2021 version of the famous Barbie dream house. Available exclusively on Amazon, this is a state-of-the-art townhouse that you might want to live in. Some of its strengths? An elevator, rooftop lounge, modern swing and a doll-sized iPad for Barbie to play.
9. Roller Coaster Step2 Up & Down
Bring the amusement park to the backyard with this fun little 9 foot track that’s a hit among the youngest. It’s a breeze to set up and the coaster has many safety features (like a high backrest and handrail) that will allow your child to navigate comfortably and safely. Even better? It breaks down into four pieces that are easy to store when the day is over.
10. Disney Princess Dress Up Trunk
They might not be able to to be the Disney princess of their dreams but now they can at least dress as one with this sweet set. The 21-piece dress-up kit includes outfits and accessories for four princesses: Aurora, Cinderella, Belle and Snow White. When they are all finished, they can put everything away in the decorative trunk. Note: The dresses are designed to fit kids sizes 4-6.
11. Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash Track Kit
Hot Wheels have long been a popular gift for the holidays and this set from Amazon is no exception. It has 16 feet of auto racing excitement, including motorized boosters – for those who need speed – hairpin turns, a car charger, and four crash zones that are needed for a little climb up. adrenaline. There are also parking spaces to store cars that are not currently zooming.
12. Nerf Strongarm N-Strike Elite Toy Blaster
You can’t go wrong by gifting a youngster a Nerf blaster. They will have a lot of fun with the Strongarm N-Strike Elite shooting their siblings or friends with squishy ammo using the rapid-fire rotating cannon that can hold up to six darts at a time. It throws darts up to 90 feet and, luckily for parents, is hand-powered so no batteries are required.
13. Bluey Mega Bundle Home
Bluey cartoon puppy is adored by all ages 4-7. Give them this set that includes Bluey and his family — Bingo, Bandit (Dad) and Chilli (Mum) —and their four-room house. There’s even a patio outside for Bandit to grill burgers for the boys and all the furniture you need inside.
14. Little Tikes Easy Score Basketball Set
When it’s too cold to hit the court (or fairway) outside, bring the basketball net inside with this little hoop. With an adjustable height of 2.5 to 4 feet, it’s ideal for little ones who want to play ball and parents who don’t want them destroying the house while doing so. It comes with three junior size plastic balls.
15. Melissa & Doug Wooden Ice Cream Counter
Melissa and Doug toys are very trendy this year, and for good reason. This ice cream counter set is one of the brand’s best sellers, with nearly 9,000 rave reviews on Amazon. He has all the supplies needed to start his own dairy, including the counter, six different scoops of ice cream, plenty of toppings, cones and mugs, scoops and spoons, and even dollar bills to pay. by customers.
16. Big Red Barn playset
If you have toddlers on your list, you might want to hang this foldable and portable barn. It features a horse, pig, sheep, cow, and farmer and has doors that close to keep all animals safe inside when you’re on the go. They’ll play with this for hours on end, and the handle on the top makes it easy to carry from place to place (or room to room).
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