11 of the hottest toys for kids for holiday season 2020

Katie Scott
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These are some of the toys that kids will be obsessing over this holiday season.
These are some of the toys that kids will be obsessing over this holiday season.

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This holiday season is going to look a bit different than last year due to pandemic safety measures but that doesn’t mean that gifts are cancelled. Children usually begin curating their wishlist months ahead of Christmas which is perfect because the must-have toys tend to fly off the shelves before December even hits.

There always seems to be a new toy or gadget that you’ve never heard of at the top of the shopping list for the little ones in your life like the ultra-popular Shopkins Real Littles Shopper Pack or Air Hogs Super Soft Stunt Vehicle.

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If you’re looking for the top toys of 2020 we’ve got you covered. Here are 11 must-have toys that kids will be obsessing over this holiday season.

Superduper Ravel Tales

Superduper Ravel Tales. (Image via Amazon)
Superduper Ravel Tales. (Image via Amazon)

This is one of the newest DIY collectible toys for kids. The more you unwind the toy the more you find. Start by unwinding your yarn ball and uncovering the 12 fun surprises hidden inside along the way. Each toy includes a collectible plush pet and other DIY activities.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $13

LEGO’s 123 Sesame Street

123 Sesame Street Set by LEGO. (Image via LEGO)
123 Sesame Street Set by LEGO. (Image via LEGO)

This 1,367-piece LEGO 123 Sesame Street set is sure to bring excitement and nostalgia into any space. It is a clear example of how LEGO sets can inspire builders of all ages to build, rebuild and create.

SHOP IT: LEGO, $150

VIP Pets Surprise Hair Reveal Doll

VIP Pets Surprise Hair Reveal Doll. (Image via Amazon)
VIP Pets Surprise Hair Reveal Doll. (Image via Amazon)

The VIP Pets are fashionable dogs with extremely long hair. There are 6 characters with 2 different looks and of course, they all have their own personalities. These fabulous pets come with 9 surprises to unbox and 12 inches of long hair to style.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $20

Tamagotchi On Wonder Garden

Tamagotchi On Worder Garden. (Image via Walmart)
Tamagotchi On Worder Garden. (Image via Walmart)

The Tamagotchi has always been a classic toy but now the Tamagotchi on Wonder Garden is the next generation of the interactive virtual pet. There are millions of different characters available and the Wonder Garden is equipped with new special features like new games, a special land and cross-platform connectivity.

SHOP IT: Walmart, $60 (originally $80)

Beyblade Burst Rise Hypersphere Extreme Challenger Battle Set

Beyblade Burst Rise Hypersphere Extreme Challenger Battle Set. (Image via Toys R Us Canada)
Beyblade Burst Rise Hypersphere Extreme Challenger Battle Set. (Image via Toys R Us Canada)

This Beyblade battle set gives you everything you need for a tournament. It comes with six interchangeable hypersphere tops and two launchers.

SHOP IT: Toys R Us Canada, $80 (originally $100)

Cry Babies Goodnight Coney Doll

Cry Babies Goodnight Coney. (Image via Amazon)
Cry Babies Goodnight Coney. (Image via Amazon)

This doll is perfect to help your child with their bedtime routine. When you take away Coney’s pacifier she cries tears that light up in the dark and she makes baby sounds. If you give her the pacifier back, her face will light up and play 10 minutes of lullabies when you press her stomach.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $67

LEGO Trolls Vibe City Concert

LEGO Trolls Vibe City Concert. (Image via Toys R Us Canada)
LEGO Trolls Vibe City Concert. (Image via Toys R Us Canada)

Let your children explore the world of music as they build the LEGO Trolls World Tour Vibe City Concert. This set includes Poppy, Branch, Cooper and friends with a keyboard, two guitars, tuba and trumpet, a DJ booth, microphones and a recording room.

SHOP IT: Toys R Us Canada, $60 (originally $70)

Air Hogs Super Soft Stunt Vehicle

Air Hogs Super Soft Stunt Vehicle. (Image via Amazon)
Air Hogs Super Soft Stunt Vehicle. (Image via Amazon)

This is one of the most anticipated new toy cars of the year. The Super Soft Stunt Vehicle comes with a remote control and soft foam wheels that allow it to drive on and over anything with ease. The wheels won’t wreck walls, scratch floors or furniture and that is a plus for any parent.

SHOP IT: Indigo, $40

Shopkins Real Littles Lil' Shopper Pack

Shopkins Real Littles Lil' Shopper Pack. (Image via Amazon)
Shopkins Real Littles Lil' Shopper Pack. (Image via Amazon)

Shopkins Real Littles Lil’ Shopper Pack is expected to be one of the most popular toys this holiday season. These cute full-size items are filled with 8 mini brand toys just like the real ones you’d find in the grocery store. Collect up to 50 different brand toys to create your own fully stocked store.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $35

Little Genius Starter Kit

Little Genius Starter Kit. (Image via Osmo)
Little Genius Starter Kit. (Image via Osmo)

You can turn your tablet into a fun, early educational tool and help inspire your little one to love learning. Osmo's Little Genius Starter Kit uses advanced computer vision technology to take the creations your child makes with physical objects in the real world and turns it into fun and engaging content on a tablet screen.

The Osmo Little Genius Starter Kit comes with four games that help children learn critical skills like the alphabet, problem-solving and creativity while helping to spark their imaginations.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $136 (originally $160)

Jetson Jupiter Kick Scooter

Jetson Jupiter Kick Scooter. (Image via Amazon)
Jetson Jupiter Kick Scooter. (Image via Amazon)

This lightweight scooter comes fully equipped with 100 LED lights throughout the stem, deck, wheels to provide extra visibility, improve safety, and of course, brighten the fun. The Jetson Jupiter Scooter also features an adjustable handlebar and a footbrake.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $94

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