These Are the 100 Must-Have Toys of the Year, According to Amazon
It doesn't matter how organized you are; the holidays always have a way of creeping up on you. Help stay on top of your kid's wish list this year with Amazon's picks for the best toys of 2017. Ranging in age and price, here are the top 100 toys (in order of popularity) to put in your shopping cart now.
Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit
Give kids ages seven and up hands-on experience designing and building models of working electrical circuits. (Hooray for STEM education!)
Disney Moana Girls Adventure Outfit
After the greatest (yep, we said it) Disney film of all time.
Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Toy
This teething toy (for ages 0 to 24 months) has won multiple newborn toy awards, including the prestigious Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Blue Chip Award. Ohh, fancy.
Two rival spies know the secret identities of 25 agents. But their teammates only know the agents by their code names. Using one-word clues, which team will make contact with all of their agents first? A game recommended for ages 14 and up.
Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit
This isn’t the LEGO you grew up with. Here, kids age eight and over can design and build ten actual moving machines.
LEGO Ninjago Movie Green Ninja Mech Dragon 70612 Building Kit
Warning: This guy has 544 pieces. (So maybe don’t let your kid open it up on the kitchen table right before dinnertime.)
LeapFrog Shapes And Sharing Picnic Basket
Help your tiny tot (recommended for 6 to 36 months) work on her motor skills with this musical picnic basket.
Play Doh 36-Can Mega Pack
Hey, it’s a classic for a reason.
Remember when Tamagotchis and Furbys were all the rage? Cozmo is about 100 times more advanced. This supercomputer can express emotions, move, play games and even gets to know you. The future is now, folks.
Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
Admit it: You always wanted your very own droid.
Creativity for Kids GROW N’ GLOW TERRARIUM
Let kids assemble, decorate, water and grow their very own mini ecosystem.
SOGGY DOGGY BOARD GAME
Comes with a stuffed animal that actually gets wet and shakes himself dry. Your kids are going to love it.
Roller Coaster Challenge Logic & Building Game
Recommended for ages six and up, the idea is to build in order to solve 40 roller-coaster challenges.
An invention kit that turns everyday objects into touchpads. Think: a banana becoming a piano or a staircase turning into an instrument.
Osmo Genius Kit
An award-winning game system that transforms your iPad into a learning tool. (Hey, your kids spend so much time on there anyway, they may as well learn something.)
Wonder Workshop Dash Robot
Your kid’s new sidekick works with an app to move, dance, light up, make sounds, avoid obstacles and react to a human voice. For children ages six and up.
Nerf Modulus Regulator
A fully motorized blaster that’s recommended for ages eight and up.
Hatchimals Colleggtibles 12 Pack Egg Carton
Your kiddo holds each egg in their palm and rubs the purple heart until it turns pink, then presses down and voilà—a new friend is hatched.
Paw Patrol Sea Patroller Transforming Vehicle
Haven’t seen this popular Nickelodeon show? Where have you been?
3Doodler Start Essentials 3D Printing Pen Set
Currently the only child-safe 3D pen on the market. (But can we have one, too?)
Marshmallow Furniture, Children’s 2 in 1 Flip Open Foam Sofa
It’s a chair, sofa, lounger and bed, all in one.
LeapFrog Scribble and Write
Helps teach children ages three and up how to write.
VTech KidiBeats Drum Set
For your budding musician.
FurReal Roarin’ Tyler, the Playful Tiger
Like having a real pet (minus all the shedding and vet bills).
Spirograph Deluxe Design Set
An upgrade on the old classic.
Hape Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone
Endless hours of fun for your little one (ages 12 months to 3 years).
R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid by Sphero
Just in time for the next Star Wars movie.
Hatchimals Glittering Garden
Help your Hatchimal hatch, then teach it to walk, talk, dance and play games.
Disney Princess Dress Up Trunk
Featuring Belle, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White.
Well, that’s family game night sorted.
PJ Masks Cat Boy Car
From the animated TV show where Connor is a normal kid by day but a superpower cat by night. (Or at least that’s what we think the show is about.)
Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious Edition
High-tech robot cars that can be controlled with a mobile device.
Think & Learn Teach ’N Tag Movi
Helps kids ages three and up learn how to follow directions, think critically and get moving.
Tegu Travel PALS WHALE 6-PIECE MAGNETIC Wooden Building Toy Blocks
Oh hello, perfect gift for the plane ride home after visiting the grandparents.
DropMix Music Gaming System
Drop a beat and create music mixes with friends.
Paw Patrol – My Size Lookout Tower
“No job is too big, no pup is too small.”
Seedling Littles Galaxy Rocket Adventure Cape Costume Kit
For your little rocket man or woman.
Air Hogs Robo Trax All-Terrain RC Tank with Robot Transformation
Robots are so in this year.
Sphero Ultimate Lightning McQueen Vehicle
He drives, he lights up, he talks—you can even watch Disney Pixar’s Cars while he reacts to the movie.
You wanted one when you were little and now your kid wants one, too.
LEGO Batman Movie The Batmobile 70905 Building Kit
Man-Bat and the Kabuki Twins don’t stand a chance.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Scoop and Serve Ice Cream Counter
Almost as good as the real deal.
LEGO Friends Snow Resort Chalet Building Kit
Who needs a White Christmas when you have your own private chalet?
Imaginext DC Super Friends Batbot Xtreme
He’s over two feet tall! (The big guy, that is.)
Jungle Gym Playset + Interactive Baby Monkey Aimee
Aimee can hold onto your finger and responds to touch, sounds and movement.
Etch A Sketch Freestyle Toy
Just as much fun now as it was back when you were a kid.
Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set
Coding and puzzle solving for five-year-olds.
LEGO Star Wars BB-8 Building Kit
With a wheel-activated rotating head and an opening hatch (although he doesn’t roll).
Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-Pack
One for your kid and one for a pal.
Little Tikes Jump ’n Slide Bouncer
Buy for the holidays; use for every birthday party for the next five years.
Connect 4 Game
First to get four in a row wins.
Enchantimals Bree Bunny Doll
Looks a little creepy but the Enchantimals world is actually a magical place.
Cars 3 Ultimate Florida Speedway Track Set
It’s worth noting that this set comes with only one car.
Nerf Nitro Flash Fury Chaos
Kids can create their own stunts (so maybe don’t play near the perfectly-decorated holiday table).
Barbie 2017 Holiday Doll
Is it weird that we want that dress in our size?
Barbie DreamCamper, 2017
Because how else will she get around?
Kids First Automobile Engineer Kit
This could be the toy that sparks a lifelong career. (Or at least keeps your three-year-old entertained for a few hours.)
Show Pony with Lights, Sounds and Interactive Movement
She sings, dances and moves.
Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Dancing Groot
The cutest little tree that ever was.
Disney Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar Playset
Each day has a new toy.
Barbie Dream Horse & Blonde Doll
The horse responds to touch and can move, dance and nod its head.
Pie Face Sky High Game
Perfect practice for the carnival.
LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn Building Kit
Go to the moon and back with this 1,900 piece set.
Mclaren 570S Push Sports Car Ride-on Toy
For the kid who wants to ride around in style.
Thomas & Friends Super Station Playset
Can be built into different designs and comes with Thomas plus his pals Percy, James and Harold.
American Girl WellieWishers Emerson Doll
According to the toy makers, “Emerson loves the spotlight—and the spotlight loves her right back.”
Enchantimals Panda Tree House Playset
The perfect home for your Bree Bunny Doll.
Transformers Deluxe Class Optimus Prime Autobot Legacy 2-Pack
Featuring Orion Pax and Optimus Prime.
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope
With conservationist and DWTS winner Bindi Irwin as the voice.
Sew N’ Style Sewing Machine
Includes enough fabric and accessories (pom-poms!) to create five projects. Recommended for ages six and up.
Laser Pegs T-Rex 20-in-1 Building Set
Lights up and roars.
Lionel Polar Express Ready to Play Train Set
Hands down, the best Christmas movie of all time. (Yep, we said it.)
LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox Building and Coding Kit
A five-in-one model that can transform into a robot, car, guitar, auto builder or multi-tooled rover.
Hero Droid BB-8 - Fully Interactive Droid
Responds to voice commands, can be programmed to follow you around and lights up, just like the real BB-8.
Ravensburger Disney Castle 3D Puzzle
The perfect way to unwind with the family (recommended for ages 12 and up) after a big meal.
Sit, Stand and Ride Baby Walker
Grows with your child so that they can use it to play on the floor, learn how to walk and scoot around.
Think & Learn Smart Cycle, 2017
Works with your tablet for playing, driving and learning.
Bath Foam Cone Factory Toy
All you need is a few drops of bubble bath to make your own pretend ice cream cones.
Future Coders Poppin’ Pictures Coding Skills Kit
Aka how to make your child a genius.
Giant Unicorn Stuffed Animal
The next best thing after a real-life pony.
Kid K`Nex Budding Builders Tub Building Kit
Instruction sheets included or just let your kid’s imagination run wild.
ALEX Spa Glitzy Locks Hair Sparkle
Oh go on, let her practice on you.
LEGO Batman Movie The Batwing Building Kit
Batman, Robin and Harley Quinn figures included.
Dance Code Featuring Disney Princess Belle
Create dance routines and choreography for the doll using an app.
My Little Pony: The Movie Seashell Lagoon Playset
With Pinky Pie the seapony plus pretty lights and bubbles.
Mega Bloks Elephant Parade Building Kit
A rolling elephant pull toy for your toddler with buildable animals.
Mega Bloks Big Building Bag
In a handy bag so you can easily transport it to grandma’s house.
Star Wars Forces of Destiny Rey of Jakku Adventure Figure
Also set to be one of Halloween’s hottest costumes for kids this year.
PLAYMOBIL Pharaoh’s Pyramid
With secret rooms and booby traps for adventure seekers.
LEGO Ninjago Movie Destiny’s Bounty Building Kit
With a staggering 2,292 pieces including minifigures, accessories and three levels.
Justice League Batmobile Collectible Vehicle + Figure
Sure, it looks like a toy, but the engine really roars and smoke even releases from the exhaust pipe.
Crayola Fashion Superstar
Know a budding fashion designer? This book, coloring pencils, markers, case and app set could be the perfect gift.
Automoblox Mini SC1 Chaos and HR5 Scorch 2-Pack Cars
For the retro cool kid.
Power Wheels Disney/Pixar Cars 3 Lightning McQueen
If the model car doesn’t seem quite big enough, how about this set of hot wheels?
LEGO Star Wars First Order Heavy Assault Walker Building Kit
LEGO and Star Wars? It doesn’t get much better than that.
furReal Makers Proto Max
Who’s a good boy? This clever pup that is created and coded by kids.
K’NEX Thrill Rides Web Weaver Roller Coaster Building Set
Includes a glow-in-the-dark track and an air-powered motorized coaster car.
LEX DIY Sweetlings Frost-A-Friend
Create the wackiest cupcake you can think of. (Note: Frosting is not edible.)