It’s here! And we’ve got it – the official Top Toys Christmas 2016 List – and there are a lot of really cool tech toys, gifts for teens, toys for boys and for girls, educational toys for kids and the best NEW toys this Holiday season!
If you’re in a hurry…
As we said, the Top Christmas Holiday toys for 2016 according to Amazon also has a lot of really cool tech toys as well as some new toys from some old classic favorites.
In fact, if there is a kid in your life, I bet they are ALL about getting one of these top toys on this page this Christmas.
(sure hope they were nice this year! ha!)
Top Christmas Toys by Age
At the top of the list are these crazy Hatchimals toys.
If you can find one for a decent price, consider yourself a BIG winner this Christmas.
Next on the Top Christmas Toys list from Amazon is some really fun new toys from Hot Wheels.
These are not the Hot Wheels car toys that most of us grew up with. Now, for the Holiday 2016 season, Hot Wheels has a whole new generation of racing toys that have computer smarts.
You’ve got to see them to believe them. And, if there is a young boy on your Christmas list – get him at least one of the Hot Wheels.
As per usual, Barbie makes the Top Christmas Toys list again for 2016 – but this year, it’s her Dream House that has had a HUGE make-over.
Get this, Barbie now has a “smart home” called the Hello Dreamhouse.
Barbie Hello Dreamhouse
- "The Toy Insider Top Tech 12" winner. Move into the high-tech world with the Barbie Hello Dreamhouse that uses Wi-Fi-enabled speech recognition to respond to more than 100 commands!
- Features four motors, automatic elevator, electronic staircase that turns into a slide, spinning chandelier and doors that open with a voice command!
- Change features within the six rooms, move the elevator and change the stairs into a slide simply by telling the house what to do!
- Use the Hello Dreamhouse app to customize the sounds in each play space -- you can even record your own sounds for use in any of 15 locations
- Thirteen switches located throughout the house bring each room to life -- like a fireplace that crackles in the living room!
Yep, it’s a High Tech Barbie Dream House!
Next on the list are another classic toy favorite – LEGOS.
These new LEGO Speed Champions sets are LEGO sets that build classic muscle cars and hot rods.
While they’re supposed to be for kids, my husband TOTALLY wants ALL of these LEGO sets.
How awesome is that!
Also on the Amazon Top Toys List is something for the babies and toddlers.
It’s the Fisher Price Dance & Move BeatBowWow
Fisher-Price Dance & Move BeatBowWow
- Large, multi-color LED grid tummy
- Press the buttons on Beat Bark's paws for lights, Music, action!
- Fun head-bobbin', ear-wigglin' action
- He's happy to see you - soft tail with LED light wags back & forth!
- Soft, floppy ears
This cute little dancing dog toy from Fisher Price is also an award-winning educational toy for toddler this year.
NERF Toys always make the Top Toy list every year – and 2016 is no different.
Amazon also has an exclusive toddler toy of their own this year…
The Thomas the Train Power Wheels ride on toy.
Just look how cute THIS is:
Power Wheels Thomas the Train Thomas with Track [Amazon Exclusive]
- Fun styling, Thomas phrases and sounds and toddler-friendly features
- Push button operation for easy stop and go
- For indoor and outdoor use
- Up to 1 mph max. speed on track and up to 2mph off track
- Includes 6-volt battery and charger
As far as building toys go for 2016, these Gears! Gears! Gears! building toys are HOT for 2016.
Both parents AND kids love them!
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Super Set
1 used from $ 23.36
- Invite budding engineers to get hands-on experience with the simple mechanics of gears
- Supports STEM by introducing children to sorting, grouping, counting, design, and construction
- Boosts fine motor skills while promoting reasoning and problem solving
- 150-piece set comes with Activity Guide and durable storage tub
- Winner of 7 awards, great for ages 3+
If you like the STEM learning idea and want to give a toy gift this holiday season that helps them learn and explore….
check out this SUPER popular science experiment kit:
Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit
- 20 piece kit allows your young scientist to explore and learn the basics of science from chemical reactions to the use of science tools
- Represents STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) principles - open ended toys to construct, engineer, explorer and experiment
- Chemicals Included: Red cabbage powder, citric acid, baking soda, 3 color tablets, crosslinked polyacrylate copolymer, vegetable oil, corn starch
- Supplies Included: 2 cotton swabs, 3 test tubes with stand, 3 plastic cups, pipette, 2 sticks, 2 measuring scoops and activity guide
- Recommended for children 6 years of age and older with adult supervision
If you want some sort of cool tech toy for toddlers, you can’t wrong when you mix classic Little People toys with some modern tech features.
This Fisher Price Little People Songs and Sounds Camper toys set is not only adorable, but the little ones absolutely love it.
Fisher-Price Little People Songs & Sounds Camper
- Sounds like fun! 50+ sing-along songs, sounds & phrases about camping
- 6 ways to activate songs, sounds & phrases - including rolling the camper along
- Campfire glows (who's got the marshmallows?)
- Everything stores inside for easy clean-up or on-the-go play
- Kids learn about animals, animal sounds, camping and fishing
There are LOTS more great toys on the Amazon Top Toys List for 2016.
Need help finding the best Christmas toys for 2016 by AGE?
Here’s links to the pages that are specific for each age group:
- Instant Pot – Worth It? 10 Things I Wish I Knew BEFORE Buying my Instant Pot
- Unique Bulletin Board Ideas For Teachers and Classrooms
- TOP TOYS! Award Winning Educational Toys for Toddlers – 2018 Winners
- Easy DIY Closet Organizing System (7 Easy Steps)
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