The 10 Most Popular Toys for Kids in 2016

From an early age, children develop a love for their favorite toys.  If you want to find out what the must-have’s for kids are this year, here are our picks for the top 10 toys that we think will be the most popular in 2016. 

  1. Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move Beatbo (Ages 9 months-3 years)
    Let’s start off with something for the little ones.  Beatbo is a hit with the toddler-aged crowd because he is just so cute and fun to watch.   He is a dancing machine that will simultaneously teach letters, numbers, colors, and shapes to children ages 3 and under. 
  2. LeapFrog Epic Kids’ Tablet (Ages 3+)
    This toy came out in time for Christmas last year, and it shows no signs of slowing down in popularity.   Leap Frog has always been a toy industry leader for electronic learning devices, and this one does not disappoint.  This Android-based device grows with the child so it can be used for children up to age nine. 
  3. LEGO Star Wars….anything (Ages 5-14)
    Star Wars-themed LEGO’s have been flying off the shelves. There are many kits to choose from, including a Sandcrawler, Assault Carrier, and Resistance Troop Transporter.  A must-have for any Star Wars fanatic.
  4. Star Wars A New Hope Darth Vader Electronic Lightsaber (Ages 4+)
    Another Star Wars-related toy made our list.  This lightsaber features red lights and simulates movie-inspired sounds, allowing kids to re-enact their favorite Star Wars battles. 
  5. Paw Patroller (Ages 3+)
    If your children are Paw Patrol fans, they will definitely be asking for the new Paw Patrol Air Patroller.  This is the ultimate rescue vehicle for the entire Paw Patrol team. 
  6. FurReal Friends StarLily, My Magical Unicorn (Ages 5+)
    StarLily is an interactive toy unicorn that responds to touch with more than 100 sound and movement combinations.  Children can even play with her on her very own app.
  7. VTech Kidizoom Action Cam (Ages 4-9)
    A durable and waterproof camera, this device is designed specifically for kids.  This digital camera can be attached to bikes, skateboards, and more, with tons of features to make it fun for children to use.
  8. Barbie Spy Squad Dolls (Ages 3+)
    A toy list is not complete without something from Barbie.  Leap into action with Barbie, Teresa, and Renee as they create new spy adventures, and their gymnastics skills help them in catching thieves.   
  9. Nintendo 3DS XL (Ages 7+)
    Nintendo upgrades again with another new gaming system.  This one features a bigger and brighter version of the classic Nintendo, but with a touch screen. 
  10. Minions Tumbling Stuart (Ages 4+)
    Another toy trend that shows no signs of slowing down after the success of last year’s movie, Minions fan will love Tumbling Stuart.  He is guaranteed to keep kids occupied as he talks, laughs, and falls flat on the floor!

If you are looking for the perfect toy for a child, this list is a great place to start.  You can shop for these, and other fun toys at

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