8 most popular toys and consoles Canadian kids want in 2021: Xbox, Paw Patrol, Lego and more

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Stuck on what to give your kid this Christmas? These are the most popular toys of the holiday season (Photo via Getty)

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Not to alarm you, but Christmas is only 15 days away. For parents stuck on what to give their children this year, The Toy Zone's 2021 toy report is here to help.

The toy review website analyzed Google Search data from around the world to determine what the most-wanted toys and consoles of 2021 are.

From hard-to-find gaming consoles to '90s-inspired throwbacks, scroll down to discover (and shop) the most-wanted toys of the holiday season.

Top console for Christmas 2021: Xbox Series X

Xbox Series X

Xbox Series X black box on black background with black controller (Photo via Walmart)
Xbox Series X (Photo via Walmart)

From $1,245 at Walmart Canada

According to The Toy Zone report, the most-searched-for toy by Canadians in 2021 is the Xbox Series X. As the fastest, most powerful Xbox ever, it's unsurprising the console is flying off the shelves this holiday season.

Here's where you can still find the Xbox Series X in-stock in Canada:

Top dolls for Christmas 2021: Cabbage Patch Kids

Cabbage Patch Kids Unicorn Doll & Matching Unicorn Headband

little girl with headband and Cabbage Patch Kids Unicorn Doll & Matching Unicorn Headband (Photo via Amazon)
Cabbage Patch Kids Unicorn Doll & Matching Unicorn Headband (Photo via Amazon)

This "Amazon's Choice" pick includes a nine-inch-tall mini Cabbage Patch Kid doll and a matching unicorn headband to play with.

$28 at Amazon

Cabbage Patch Kids Roller Skate Party

little girl playing with Cabbage Patch Kids Roller Skate Party on bed (Photo via Amazon)
Cabbage Patch Kids Roller Skate Party (Photo via Amazon)

This adorable doll comes with an official birth certificate and adoption papers right from Babyland General Hospital, showing a unique name and birthday, just like your little one!

$50 at Amazon

Cabbage Patch Kids Clara Cow Doll

Cabbage Patch Kids Clara Cow Doll in cow suit black and white and pink (Photo via Amazon)
Cabbage Patch Kids Clara Cow Doll (Photo via Amazon)

With an average customer rating of 4.8 stars, Amazon shoppers say this nine-inch baby doll is "perfect for toddlers."

$40 at Amazon

Top building toys for Christmas 2021: LEGO

LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box

LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box yellow box with lego toys (Photo via Amazon)
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box (Photo via Amazon)

With a near-perfect rating of 4.8 stars and more than 28,000 reviews, Amazon shoppers call this LEGO set a "great starter kit" and say it's a "fun way to keep kids occupied."

$28 at Amazon

LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian Exclusive Building Kit

LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian Exclusive Building Kit with rocket and characters (Photo via Amazon)
LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian Exclusive Building Kit (Photo via Amazon)

The ultimate gift for LEGO lovers: This 1,023-piece set won the 2021 Toy of the Year award and has garnered more than 11,000 five-star reviews from Amazon shoppers.

$160 at Amazon

LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Luigi Starter Course Building Kit

two kids playing with LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Luigi Starter Course Building Kit (Photo via Walmart)
LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Luigi Starter Course Building Kit (Photo via Walmart)

This 280-piece building kit features a LEGO Luigi figure that gives instant expressive responses via an LCD screen and speaker.

$70 at Walmart Canada

Top classic toy for Christmas 2021: Mr Potato Head

Playskool Friends Mr. Potato Head Classic

little blonde boy in green shirt playing with Playskool Friends Mr. Potato Head Classic (Photo via Amazon)
Playskool Friends Mr. Potato Head Classic (Photo via Amazon)

This top-rated toy comes with 11 accessories to mix and match and can help promote thinking, imagination and fine motor skills for little ones.

$23 at Amazon

Top board game for Christmas 2021: Scrabble

Scrabble

family of four playing Scrabble on kitchen table (Photo via Amazon)
Scrabble (Photo via Amazon)

This year's top board game is one that we all know and love: Scrabble. A perfect gift for competitive loved ones, the game has earned an average rating of 4.7 stars from Amazon shoppers.

$20 $22 at Amazon

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Top superhero toys for Christmas 2021: Batman

Batman Batmobile Remote Control Vehicle

hands playing with black Batman Batmobile Remote Control Vehicle and remote (Photo via Amazon)
Batman Batmobile Remote Control Vehicle (Photo via Amazon)

This remote control Batmobile comes with a dual joystick controller, allowing you to race up to six vehicles at once and control your car from up to 250 feet away.

$31 at Amazon

Batman 3-in-1 Batcave Playset

Batman 3-in-1 Batcave Playset with grey rooms and box (Photo via Amazon)
Batman 3-in-1 Batcave Playset (Photo via Amazon)

This "Amazon's Choice" pick includes three levels of play and features like an armoury reveal chamber, secret escape door, jail cell, zipline and moving telephone pole.

$58 at Amazon

Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Batman Rally Car

little girl in yellow shirt playing with Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Batman Rally Car (Photo via Walmart)
Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Batman Rally Car (Photo via Walmart)

Suitable for children ages three and up, this vehicle set comes with Batman and his fully loaded Rally Car.

$20 at Walmart Canada

Top TV toys for Christmas 2021: Paw Patrol

Crayola Paw Patrol Colour & Sticker Book

 

Crayola Paw Patrol Colour & Sticker Book in green with paw patrol dogs (Photo via Amazon)
Crayola Paw Patrol Colour & Sticker Book (Photo via Amazon)

For only $5, this Paw Patrol colouring book is the perfect stocking stuffer for little ones.

$5 at Amazon

PAW Patrol Mighty Lookout Tower

two little boys playing with PAW Patrol Mighty Lookout Tower (Photo via Amazon)
PAW Patrol Mighty Lookout Tower (Photo via Amazon)

Standing at nearly three-feet tall, this Mighty Lookout Tower comes with a working elevator and zipline. It's a "great toy," according to Amazon reviewers.

$143 $152 at Amazon

Paw Patrol Dual Vehicle Launchers

Paw Patrol Dual Vehicle Launchers in red and blue and black (Photo via Amazon)
Paw Patrol Dual Vehicle Launchers (Photo via Amazon)

This team vehicle comes with a Ryder figure and his ATV and includes an epic door transformation, dual vehicle launchers and realistic sound effects from the show.

$80 at Amazon

Top '90s toy for Christmas 2021: Tamagotchi

Tamagotchi

Tamagotchi  in blue on silver key chain(Photo via Amazon)
Tamagotchi (Photo via Amazon)

This throwback toy has earned over 2,700 reviews from Amazon shoppers and is available in a variety of colours and prints, including green sparkles, rainbow and leopard print.

$35 at Amazon

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