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Top Toys 2020 Christmas: Most Popular Holiday Gifts For Girls And Boys (1 To 14 Year Olds)

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If you are looking for the perfect holiday gifts, our picks of the top toys for kids for the 2020 Christmas season will set you free. Discover the hottest toys for kids for 2020 here and make your holiday shopping a lot easier.

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When your family is opening up gifts around the Christmas tree nothing is more important that the smiles on the faces of the little ones as they open up their presents. But finding the right toy for the special kids in your life can be hard. You want to get them some of the most popular toys for Christmas but you don’t know where to look.

Every year there are new toys and our kids get bombarded by ads for almost everything the toy industry has made. The toys look good in the commercials but will they really be fun toys for our kids to play with?

How To Find The Best Toys For 2020 Christmas Without Going Crazy

Finding the popular toys that kids really want for Christmas among all the many choices in the toy departments can be daunting. After you spend 30 minutes walking through the toy aisles at your local store you are still not sure what will make little Tommy and Jane happy. Hunting for Christmas toys online is no different. So many choices but so little time to research and buy.

But you can relax now. We have done the heavy lifting for you and have tings covered. Our research has combed through many sources to find you only the toys that kids are yearning for this holiday season. We look at new releases, ratings from multiple sources and sales demands. Based on our findings, here are the must-have, hottest toys of Christmas 2020.

Must-Have Toys For Kids: Christmas 2020 Holiday Season

There are many new toys for the 2020 season for kids to choose from. Some of the popular toys on our list range from high-tech gadgets that are educational and fun, to pure outdoor gifts that can keep your kids activity levels high.

It is good to see that kids are choosing screen-free toys and those that teach them about our world and science. And then we also have toys that are just good-fashioned silly fun that will tempt even the adults to indulge in.

There are several new and exciting toys for the younger kids this holiday season. Here are some of the coolest toys that children in the 3 to 5 year range are excited about this Christmas.

1. Schwinn Krate Evo Classic Kids Bike: Boys And Girls| Ages 3-5

By Schwinn; Release Date: October 2020

Our Rating:

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Krate bikes are making a comeback with Schwinn in time for the 2020 holidays. This classic look from the sixties is elegantly crafted with a racing banana seat. The training wheels are removable. Another nice feature for parents is an easy grip back handlebar to support beginners who are learning how to ride this bike.

If your child has a bike on their toy list to Santa, this would be a good choice for younger kids. And here are some tips to teach your child how to ride their bike easily when it comes time to remove those training wheels.

Schwinn Krate Evo Classic Kids Bike, 16-Inch Wheels, Boys and Girls Ages 3-5 Years, Removable Training Wheels, Coaster Brakes, Blue

2. Baby Yoda Plush Toy: Star Wars The Mandalorian | Ages 3+

By Mattel; Release Date: February 2020

Our Rating:

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

For all those little Star Wars fans this soft toy from Mattel will be a big hit. They can cuddle with this soft version of “the Child” or Baby Yoda from the hit Disney streaming series. The adorable eyes and ears of this mystical inter-galactic infant are sure to please and humor anyone.

“Much fun, this 50-year old baby is,”–Yoda

This is one of our top-rated toys for Christmas 2020. Based on price (currently $29) and the ability of today’s kids to relate to Baby Yoda, due to the popularity of Star Wars movies and streaming shows.

Mattel Star Wars The Child Plush Toy, 11-Inch Small Yoda-Like Soft Figure from The Mandalorian, Green

3. L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. Series 3 – Roller Chick Fashion Doll | Ages 4+

L.O.L. dolls are very popular toys for girls 4-6 years old. They can unbox them, dress them up and spend time adding them into the fun the have role playing with their other dolls. These L.O.L. dolls come with cute outfits and accessories.

L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. Series 3 - Roller Chick Fashion Doll with 20 Surprises Including Roller Skates, Purse, Hairbrush, Doll Stand, Garment Bags, Shoe Box, Accessories, Hat Box, and More | Ages 4+

4. The Animal: Interactive Unboxing Toy Truck With Retractable Claws | Ages 4+

And now an unboxing toy for the boys. The kids have to yell and bang the box to get the truck to light up and roll out of the box. Great for outdoor fun too as the retractable claws on the wheels help the truck drive through rough terrain.

You may want to get a few of these to pass along to your nephews or friends’ kids as Christmas gifts. And for your peace-of-mind, it does have silence setting so you can get a break from the noise after a while.

The Animal, Interactive Unboxing Toy Truck with Retractable Claws and Lights and Sounds, for Kids Aged 4 and up

5. PJ Masks Transforming 2 in 1 Mobile HQ | Ages 3+

Approximately 3-feet tall mobile headquarters featuring some of the popular PJ Masks characters. This toy comes with catboy and his cat-car. The upright HQ easily converts to the PJ seeker truck that they can push around for added fun. A nice two-in-one Christmas gift for the kids.

PJ Masks Transforming 2 in 1 Mobile HQ

6. Barbie Dreamhouse Dollhouse: With Elevator, Pool, Slide And 70 Accessories, Gift For 3 To 7 Year Olds

A wonderful Dreamhouse with all of Barbie’s favorite stuff in it. We got this for our daughter for her birthday and she spends hours role playing with it. Her favorite part is adding water to the swimming pool and having Barbie and her friends slide into it. Many rooms to play in and a cool side elevator to move from floor to floor.

Barbie Dreamhouse Dollhouse with Wheelchair Accessible Elevator, Pool, Slide and 70 Accessories Including Furniture and Household Items, Gift for 3 to 7 Year Olds, Multicolor

7. Batman Launch And Defend Batmobile Remote Control Vehicle | Ages 4+

Remote-controlled Batmobile that can launch Batman from the vehicle for added fun for your child. The Batmobile is charged through a USB cable so you save on batteries. But you will need batteries for the remote controller. The 4-inch Batman figure is also included. Sure to be a fun toy for the little boys this Christmas.

BATMAN Launch and Defend Batmobile Remote Control Vehicle with Exclusive 4-inch Action Figure

8. Monster Jam Truck: Official Megalodon Storm All-Terrain Remote Control Truck | Ages 4+

An all-terrain monster truck toy for kids. And it works even on water. The truck is rechargeable through a USB cable. The downside could be that if your child’s friends get a glimpse of this, they may want one for themselves too. So be forewarned.

Monster Jam, Official Megalodon Storm All-Terrain Remote Control Monster Truck, 1:15 Scale

Top toys for school-aged kids for Christmas 2020 include interesting options related to screen-free indoor entertainment like a pet balloon dog and a signature Barbie doll for the holidays.

9. KidiZoom Creator Cam | Ages 5+

By VTech; Release Date: April 2020

Our Rating:

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Our top pick for 2020 holiday gifts for kids in the 6 to 10-year-old range. A wonderful high-definition video camera that kids can use to be their own videographer or YouTuber. This is also one of the top new toys for the Christmas 2020 season.

The KidiZoom Creator Cam is a great gift to drive creativity in your child. Kids can let their “big” little imaginations go wild as they create their own movies. It comes with a green screen and animated backgrounds for their movies. Functions are easy to use, and your kids will be using it like a pro in no time.

VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam

10. Nintendo Switch With Neon Blue And Neon Red Joy‑Con

Gaming systems are always a hit with kids. Earlier this year, this particular version of the Switch from Nintendo was mostly available from scalpers at exorbitant prices. Luckily more game consoles with neon Joy-Cons are now in stock for the 2020 holidays.

The dual-colored Joy-Con controllers, cables and adapters are included but games are sold separately.

Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy‑Con - HAC-001(-01)

Popular Nintendo Switch games (sold separately) are Pikmin™ 3, Animal Crossing™ New Horizons, MarioKart™ 8 Deluxe, and Super Smash Bros™ Ultimate.

Pikmin 3 Deluxe - Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Nintendo Switch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Nintendo Switch Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Nintendo Switch

11. Hatchimals Pixies: Crystal Flyers Pink Magical Flying Pixie Toy | Ages 6+

Hatchimals Crystal Flyers are another must-have Christmas toy for kids in 2020. Kids get a nice active play session as they make the pixies fly or “air dance,” by pushing just beneath them through the air.

This toy is for indoor use only and you should make sure that it is not used near delicate household items. There have been reports of the flyers getting caught in kid’s hair, so be careful.

Hatchimals Pixies, Crystal Flyers Pink Magical Flying Pixie Toy, for Kids Aged 6 and up

12. Squeakee The Balloon Dog: | Ages 5+

By Moose Toys; Release Date: September 2020

Our Rating:

Rating: 5 out of 5.

A fun robotic red balloon dog that comes to life and responds to your kid’s voice and touch commands. He comes with plenty of fun options that the kids will enjoy. You can teach him tricks with the accessories which include sitting, rolling over, and whining. There are over 60 interactive sounds and actions Squeakee can do. Beware, this dog is generally as much fun for adults as for the kids.

Squeakee The Balloon Dog - Feed Him, Teach Him Tricks, Pop Him, and Watch Him Deflate!, Red (12300)

13. Barbie Signature 2020 Holiday Barbie Doll: 12-inch Blonde Long Hair), Gift for 6 Year Olds And Up

The Barbie 2020 Signature doll comes in a few options this year. We like the style and design of the blonde Barbie in a yellow and gold glittering gown. Or go with the Dia De Muertos brunette option in an embroidered lace dress. Also, a good choice.

Barbie Signature 2020 Holiday Barbie Doll (12-inch Blonde Long Hair) in Golden Gown, with Doll Stand and Certificate of Authenticity, Gift for 6 Year Olds and Up

14. Osmo – Creative Starter Kit for iPad: | Ages 5+

Here’s a Christmas gift for your child to develop creativity and imagination. Your iPad (not included) connects to the Osmo drawing pad and what the child draws transforms into the animation displayed on the iPad. Essentially bringing to life whatever your little one creates.

The starter kit gives you enough for your child’s first forays into this technology. You get the Osmo base and reflector for your iPad, the creative board, 4 dry erase markers and 3 game apps: Monster, Newton, and Masterpiece.

Osmo - Creative Starter Kit for iPad - Ages 5-10 - Creative Drawing & Problem Solving/Early Physics - STEM - (Osmo Base Included)

15. Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet: 8″ HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case

The Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is brand new for the 2020 season. Keep in mind that the kid’s edition is essentially a regular Fire HD 8 tablet with an 8-inch HD touchscreen display. But it comes with a protective kid-proof case for those inevitable drops and bangs. If you want a new tablet for you child, this is a good quality one at an affordable price.

It is also available in purple and pink colored kid-proof cases. The kick-stand on the back of the case is handy for resting the device as two different angles for viewing.

All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet, 8" HD display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case

16. Crayola Inspiration Art Case Coloring Set, Gift for Kids 5+

A colorfully designed art case filled with all imaginable colors in the crayon, colored pencil and washable marker varieties. If you are looking for a safe gift choice this holiday season, look no further.

Kids are unlikely to be disappointed with this. Parents will appreciate the storage capacity of the carry case which helps your kids organize and not lose their coloring items. The set includes just 15 sheets of paper so do consider making arrangements for additional coloring pads separately.

Crayola Inspiration Art Case Coloring Set, Gift for Kids, 140 Art Supplies

Some of the must-have 2020 holiday toys for bigger kids include plenty of outdoor toys to burn energy and be active. Plus, science and engineering kits and interactive strategy games remain popular in this age group, as in years past.

17. Segway Ninebot eKickScooter ZING E8 And E10: Electric Kick Scooter

By Segway; Release Date: September 2020

Our Rating:

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Electric scooters are very popular with kids these days. The Segway Ninebot eKickScooters are a great option for durability and dependability. Kids will enjoy riding these scooters and will appreciate the cruise mode and thumb-throttle that lets them gently accelerate.

The ZING E8 comes in blue and pink and is meant for kids 6-12 years old. While the ZING E10 comes in blue, grey and pink and is meant for bigger kids, 8+ years.

Segway Ninebot eKickScooter ZING E10 Electric Kick Scooter for Kids and Teens, Lightweight and Foldable, New Cruise Mode, Dark Grey

18. LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian The Razor Crest | Ages 10+

One of the most anticipated Lego sets of 2020. This 1,023-piece set is fun to build and great for playing with afterwards as well. The Razor Crest is the ship used by Mandalorian bounty hunter Din Djarin. Star Wars fans will surely enjoy this gift for Christmas.

LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian The Razor Crest 75292 Building Kit, New 2020 (1,023 Pieces)

19. NERF Fortnite AR-L Elite Dart Blaster | Ages 8+

For kids who are Fortnite and Nerf fans, this would make a great gift. This Nerf gun is based on one seen in the Fortnite video game. It has a sleek look and will provide hours of fun.

NERF Fortnite AR-L Elite Dart Blaster

20. Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter | Ages 8+

Hard to believe that Razor electric scooters have been around since 2000. And they are still a popular choice for kids to ride around on, either for fun or to school. The Razor Power Core E90 electric scooter is one of their best-selling ones for kids.

This one has blue LED lights on the deck that turn on every time your child twists the throttle. If you are looking for a reliable electric scooter that is on the lower price scale, this is a good one to go with.

Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter with hub motor, push-button throttle, for kids 8+

21. Lieagle Hoverboard: Self Balancing With LED Lights

Hoverboards continue to be a big craze for kids at Christmas time. The Lieagle Hoverboard is a good choice if you are looking for something under $120.

LIEAGLE Hoverboard, 6.5" Self Balancing Scooter Hover Board with UL2272 Certified Wheels LED Lights for Kids Adults

22. BEYBLADE Burst Rise Hypersphere Vortex Climb Battle Set | Ages 8+

Kids love playing with these Beyblade battling tops. The new Vortex Climb game features a neat stadium with an optional piece to let the tops climb up for additional fun.

BEYBLADE Burst Rise Hypersphere Vortex Climb Battle Set -- Complete Set with Beystadium, 2 Battling Top Toys and 2 Launchers, Ages 8 and Up

23. Ravensburger Marvel Villainous: Infinite Power Strategy Board Game | Ages 12+

A fun card game based on Marvel’s villains. Players (2-5) take on the role of a villain and try and be the first to complete a series of tasks. The game has a few more twists than other villainous games, such as Disney’s, and it is also a bit more complex. Each game could last for 45-60 minutes and will be longer the more players are involved.

Ravensburger Marvel Villainous: Infinite Power Strategy Board Game for Ages 12 & Up - The Next Chapter of Villainous

24. Mega Cyborg Hand STEM Experiment Kit | Ages 7+

By Thames & Kosmos; Release Date: July 2020

Our Rating:

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

A wonderful gift to drive scientific adventure in any kid. They first have the challenge to build this 203-piece cyborg hand. Once built, they can use it as their own robotic hand extension. It is powered by hydraulics to match the motion of their own fingers.

It has adjustable features and so works on a variety of hand sizes. Plus, the thumb can be removed to make it left or right-handed. A good gift choice for kids that like building things and learning a bit through their fun time. This will teach them the physics of pneumatics and hydraulics as they play with their gigantic cyborg hand.

Thames & Kosmos Mega Cyborg Hand STEM Experiment Kit | Build Your Own Giant Hydraulic Hand | Amazing Gripping Capabilities | Adjustable for Different Hand Sizes | Learn Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems

25. LEGO Star Wars: Return of The Jedi Death Star Final Duel | Ages 9+

Newly released in 2020, this Lego Star Wars set is a hot find this holiday season. Once built, your kids can use the collapsible stairs and bridge to recreate their favorite parts of the movie. Or engage in some serious Lightsaber battles. It comes with several popular LEGO mini figures like Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and Emperor Palpatine.

LEGO Star Wars: Return of The Jedi Death Star Final Duel 75291 Building Toy for Hours of Creative Fun (775 Pieces)

Top Baby And Toddler Christmas 2020 Toys: 1 to 3 Year Olds

Top toys for the little kids and toddlers for Christmas 2020 include past favorites for riding around the house and neighborhood. Toddler toys that encourage interactive play are good options too.

26. Radio Flyer Little Red Roadster: Toddler Ride On Toy, Ages 1-3

A great riding toy for your toddlers. The Radio Flyer design is always a hit and this retro version has a sleek look. Kids will have added fun with the steering wheel and horn.

Radio Flyer Little Red Roadster, Toddler Ride on Toy, Ages 1-3 (Amazon Exclusive)

27. Little People Launch And Loop Raceway: For Toddlers And Preschool Kids 1.5 to 5 years

By Fisher-Price; Release Date: May 2020

Our Rating:

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

A vehicle playset for smaller kids with endless fun as they race, crash, or zip through the spiral racetrack. It has two launchers to get two cars to race down the track at once.

Fisher-Price Little People Launch and Loop Raceway, vehicle playset for toddlers and preschool kids

28. Helping Heroes Fire Station: For Toddlers 1.5 to 4 years)

By VTech; Release Date: April 2020

Our Rating:

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Fire trucks are always a hit with little kids and this one will allow them to role-play their rescue games with the included characters. What we really like is that the fire truck easily converts to a fire station with living spaces for even more fun.

VTech Helping Heroes Fire Station (Frustration Free Packaging)

29. PlasmaCar The Original By PlaSmart (Red)

A neighborhood riding toy that is kid powered by twisting the steering wheel. No batteries and pushing needed. Sturdy enough even for adults, so it may not be a bad idea to get more than one for the family.

The PlasmaCar has been around for a while and the red is its classic look. But you can also get it in a few other colors now.

PlasmaCar The Original by PlaSmart (Red)

30. Little Tikes Gas ‘n Go Mower

Kids can use up their energy both indoors and out while pushing this toy lawnmower. Popping beads and other mechanical sounds make it more interesting for the little ones.

Little Tikes Gas 'n Go Mower

Hottest Toys Of Christmas 2020

There are many top toys this holiday season for parents, grandparents and relatives to choose from for the children on their Christmas lists. The most popular choices include character toys and surprise toys.

Among high-tech gadgets kids are rating electric scooters, hoverboards and tablets high on their must-have toys for Christmas 2020 lists. Games involving interactive play and indoor entertainment are also in high demand.

Top New Toys For Christmas 2020

Manufacturers in the toy, gaming and gadget space have come out with quite a few new gift ideas that will please many kids this Christmas season. Of the new toys in 2020, our top picks are the Schwinn Krate Evo bike, the Baby Yoda Plush Toy, Squeakee The Balloon Dog, the Mega Cyborg Hand and the KidiZoom Creator Cam.

Nicolette Fernandes is Master Influencer Magazine’s shopping, beauty and fashion executive editor. She has over 10 years of experience in advising clients on wardrobe construction and styles.


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