Top 10 toys for the Holidays

Top 10 toys for the Holidays
Christmas toy review (Source: KPLC)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The countdown until Christmas has begun and with only a few weeks left, it’s time to start thinking of gift ideas for the children.

If you have no idea what the kids are into these days, several outlets have released lists of the top holiday toys of the season.

We selected the most popular toys recommended by USA Today , Today, Popsugar, Amazon, Target, and Goodhousekeeping, to put together a list of the best toys to land you a big hug from your little one on Christmas day:

10. Ryan’s World Giant Mystery Egg: With the popularity of the Hatchimals still going strong, this mystery egg embraces the concept of not knowing what’s inside, except this time, you won’t expect an animal; the toy will be a surprise from a plethora of choices. says it’s based on Ryan Toys Review, the most popular kids YouTube channel on the planet. The toy is for ages three - six years old. It retails around $40, but hurry, the toy has been selling out quickly. Walmart has the current cheapest price at $34.82. Take a look at Ryan’s channel HERE.

Ryan Toys Review
Ryan Toys Review (Source: Ryan Toys Review YouTube)

9. Fingerlings HUGS/Fingerlings UNTAMED: Walmart describes the first version of the toy as interactive pets that love to hang onto your finger, blink their eyes, turn their heads, blow kisses, swing by their tails, and talk in monkey babble. The other is a special cage that comes with Infrared, an exclusive dinosaur with eyes that glow in the dark and a fierce desire to escape. The toys retail for around $10 and $20. has them for the cheapest at $9.99 and $19.97. Watch the commercials HERE and HERE.

Fingerlings (Source: FIngerlings)

8. Really Rad Robots MiBro: Moose Toys describes it as a robot that’s totally under your control. Children can alter their voices, carry items on it’s tray, and talk to people through the robot. It retails around $40. is selling it at $34.76. Watch the ad HERE.

MiBro Robot
MiBro Robot (Source: MiBro Robot website)

7. Grumblies: The Grumblies website says messing with Grumblies is fun! But if you’re going to provoke them, get ready for a meltdown. Grumblies cost around $15. Walmart has it priced for $14.35. Watch the video HERE.

Grumblies (Source: Grumblies website)

6. Barbie DreamHouse: The home for Barbie has always been a dream for Barbie-lovers for several decades. This year, Mattel is offering huge options to choose from for your child’s dolls. describes it as a three+ feet tall and four+ feet wide home that features three stories, eight rooms, and 70+ accessories. It retails around $200. is selling it for $179. See the advertisement HERE.

Barbie DreamHouse
Barbie DreamHouse (Source: Mattel)

5. Polly Pocket Transformation Go Tiny™ Playset: says this playset’s desk reveals a concert stage, the bed hides a rock wall and car, and a submarine emerges in the aquarium. The toy retails for about $45. Amazon has it for $31.

Polly Pocket Go Tiny
Polly Pocket Go Tiny (Source: Mattel website)

4. Imaginext Jurrassic World Jurassic Rex: Break the dinosaur loose from the holding base, pop open the blindfolds, and send her rampaging forward with awesome lunging and chomping action, according to Fisher Price. The item retails for around $110. has the cheapest price for $99.00. Watch the commercial HERE

Imaginext Jurrassic World Jurassic Rex
Imaginext Jurrassic World Jurassic Rex (Source: Fisher Price website)

3. L.O.L. Surprise! Bigger Surprise: Discover 60+, never before seen surprises inside with exclusive dolls and accessories, says L.O.L. Surprise’s Amazon page. The toy sells for around $80. has the toy for $79. See the ad HERE.

L.O.L. Surprise! Bigger Surprise
L.O.L. Surprise! Bigger Surprise (Source: L.O.L. Surprise! Bigger Surprise youtube)

2. Pomsies: These furry friends react when you touch and pet them and their eyes change colors to show what they’re feeling, according to The pet costs around $15. has it priced for $12.66. Watch the advertisement HERE.

Pomsies (Source:

1. Hatchimals: This toy topped several lists last year as well. Hatchimals are magical creatures inside colorful speckled eggs. With your love and care, you can hatch Hatchimals who sing, dance, and play games. The product retails for around $40. Walmart has the price to beat at $39.97. See how it works HERE.

Hatchimals (Source: Hatchimals website)

(Prices were taken as of Nov. 30, 2018)

Honorable mentions to the Let’s Dance Elmo.

KPLC will be having kids review a few of these toys soon. We’ll keep you posted!

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