TTPM recently revealed its top toys and trends for the 2016 holiday season and trending this year are entertainment-driven toys (think “Star Wars” and “Trolls”), classic toys and playful tech toys. And after a sneak peek, I couldn’t wait to share my favorites from their overall “Most Wanted Holiday Toys” list with you!
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Elle Belle is an adorable toddler who lives in the Upper East Side of Manhattan with her magnificent mommy, dapper dad, and baby sister. She can be reached at [email protected].Interested in stories like this? Sign up here for our eNewsletter New York Family Baby
Vtech Touch and Learn Activity Desk Deluxe
Vtech Touch and Learn Activity Desk Deluxe is an interactive desk to educate your little loved one on numbers, colors, letters, music, and more. With more than 20 activities and 200 touch and learn spots, there are infinite combinations for educational entertainment. Plus, kids can switch between activity mode and music mode to double the fun. Just when you think it can’t get better, simply flip up the desktop for creative play and transform the desk into an easel and chalkboard.
Hot Diggity Dancing Mickey Plush
This dancing Mickey Mouse will have everyone up and moving to his catchy Mickey Mouse Clubhouse theme song, "Hot Dog." Mickey sings, shakes and spins in five interactive dance sequences and kids can dance right alongside Mickey Mouse! You’ll be wiggling and giggling with Mickey for endless fun! It will be the only mouse New Yorkers love having in their homes!
PAW Patrol Jungle Rescue Monkey Temple
I love the “PAW Patrol” and the new Jungle Rescue Monkey Temple so I can act out their latest mission in the jungle. It’s jam-packed with jungle fun and super surprises like lights and sounds, trap doors, vines to slide down, an elevator to lift up, and a ramp to drive down. The best bonus feature is it comes with the new jungle pup, Tracker, and his jungle explorer. You’ll be all ears just like Tracker!
Shopkins Season 6 Chef Club 12 Pack
This season each of the 150+ Shopkins is an ingredient in a recipe and will delight old collectors and new fans alike. The 12 pack offers the most Shopkins in any one package and there’s the element of sweet surprise with two Shopkins hidden inside recipe books! Plus, now you can scan all the ingredients to unlock your Limited Edition App Character. Kids will love cooking up cute creations with the Chef's Club!
Sky Viper Hover Racer
Combining Drone Racing with video game battling proves to be a perfect fit (just like my favorite combo of mac and cheese)! This unique racing drone flies 20mph while hovering 3 feet off the ground. Hover Racer boasts a wide variety of gameplay for up to four players and using the free to play app and infrared beacons, players race and battle in a course of their own design. While no flight permit is required, be sure to charge your phone before going outside!
LEGO "Star Wars" Krennic's Imperial Shuttle
This 863 piece set makes Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle a villain-worthy starship to call your own. Build the coolest ship and recreate space battles from the hit movie, create your own space adventure or just proudly display the finished product: one superb "Star Wars" shuttle. Bonus: the set comes with six minifigures, including a Droid.
Barbie Fashionistas Curvy Chambray Chic
I’m always hearing how beauty comes inside and out and in all shapes, sizes and colors. And now my Barbie does, too! The new 2016 Barbie Fashionistas dolls include four body types, seven skin tones, 22 eye colors, 20 hair colors, 24 hairstyles and more. Plus, Barbie Fashionistas added three new body types: Tall, curvy and petite. With all this dynamic diversity, little ladies can identify and innovate in fun and imaginative play.
Elena of Avalor & Princess Isabel
Your favorite, new princesses Elena of Avalor and Princess Isabel, her little sister, come to life in your home with this darling doll set. Let your imagination go wild and have a royally good time acting out their enchanted escapades. These fabulous fashion dolls are outfitted in their signature dresses and feature adorning accessories like shoes, bows and a book that opens and dolls can hold.
Dreamworks' "Trolls" Poppy Style Station
I hear that when you're a troll, it's all about the hair and the DreamWorks' "Trolls" Poppy Style Station lets you create countless happening hairstyles and darling dos. With 10 hair accessories (from an ice cream clip to a rainbow hair extension), you can innovate and showcase your sassy sense of style. Poppy will be ready to be a trend-setter as you style her over and over again!
Pie Face Showdown Game
The new Pie Face Showdown Game is fantastic, family fun! Mom and Dad can go head-to-head with us kids in this family competition that is sure to be a messy and marvelous time. We each put our head through the mask and then compete to see who can hit their button the fastest. Kids must act fast so Mom or Dad can have whipped cream (not included) or a wet sponge in the face! Ha!