Whether you’re planning a surprise for a birthday or trying to get a head’s up for the Christmas season, it pays to get in there early when shopping for the most popular toys this year to avoid any last-minute disappointment when stock runs low. You’ll find all the toys currently in trend at Amazon.com, so get clued up on the best-sellers that your kids might start asking for, if they haven’t already!
These little gadgets are filling up all the top spots at the moment, as the latest craze for kids and grown ups alike! They were designed to help anxious or fidgety fingers but are enjoyed by all. They come in all manner of colors and shapes and have taken the toy industry by storm.
When you buy one of these, you’re never sure what’s going to hatch! That’s why Hatchimals are one of Amazon’s top selling toys as they come as a surprise, they interact and they evolve. How they hatch depends on how they are played with and this seems to be the most fun part.
Lego & Mega Bloks
These construction blocks have been a much-loved part of family life for generations. Still extremely popular, Lego sets featuring dinosaurs and mixed bags of Mega Bloks routinely appear near the top of Amazon’s best-selling toys list.
It might be due to the success of fidget spinners that this retro puzzle has climbed its way back up the popularity list. It took the world by storm back in 1982 and is the most sold toy of all time. Looks like the colorful puzzle has still got what it takes to befuddle the brain cells!
Funko Pop – Guardians of the Galaxy 2 figures
This year’s release of the second instalment of Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ franchise has seen a surge in movie merchandise sales, as to be expected. The most popular action figure is Baby Groot, which is no surprise as he is the cutest of all the strange, alien creatures!
Another firm favorite for little ones all over the world. For all those beautiful drawings stuck to fridges, messy paint handprints and artistically completed coloring in books everywhere – Crayola pencils and crayons have always been the leader in this market and remain so today.
Pie Face Board Game
What could be more satisfying than splatting your loved ones in the face with cream when they least expect it? We’re a cruel bunch, which is why this Hasbro game still earns a spot in Amazon’s best-selling games section.
The huge range of soft, mouldable, sweet-smelling dough is still flying off the shelves at Amazon. With so many colors, fun tools, cutters and different moulding sets, Play Doh represents hours of play-time joy which stands the test of time.
This Japanese craze has also taken the world by storm and particularly with the globally successful app, Pokemon Go. For all youngsters collecting the cards, Amazon is the place to look and count the trading cards as one of their best-selling items.
The Shopkins playsets sell like hotcakes on Amazon and include small, collectible figures based on items you’d find in a grocery store. Kids love collecting and this seems to be the appeal of the vast range of Shopkins toys as each piece looks super cute and has a unique name.
VTech Drop & Go Dump Truck
Toddlers don’t get forgotten in this line-up and the VTech Dump Truck is definitely a winner. With bright colors, chunky press buttons, tunes and numbers to hear – it’s not only tons of fun but educational too. VTech have a massive range of colorful, learning toys including planes, trains and car carriers.
Disney Moana Figures
Following the recent release of Disney’s next big hit, Moana play sets have become all the rage. The best-selling item being a Lego Disney Moana’s Ocean Voyage building set. The collectible figures are the next biggest selling toys in this range.
Bubble Hurricane Machine
The Gazillion Bubble Hurricane is advertised as having the best bubble solution in the world and who can resist a machine that does all the hard work for you? Producing over 500 bubbles a minute, little ones will be in bubbly heaven. Awesome for parties, it’s easy to see why this one flies off the shelves!
Original Stomp Rocket – Glow in the Dark
Science can be fun with this kiddie-powered foam rocket. No batteries or awkward assembly required, just good old stomp action! Of course, everyone loves glow in the dark stuff which is probably why this great toy is Amazon’s best-seller in science kits.
Sassy Development Bumpy Ball
Finally, one for the babies. The Bumpy Ball is Amazon’s best-selling baby ball toy because it’s bright, makes soft rattle sounds, is easy to grip and comes with lots of fascinating textures for baby to explore. The ball is perfect for early development from birth to age 3.