If you’re a parent, with the holiday season fast approaching you’re probably looking for the hot toys for Christmas 2020. This huge list will show you some of the new kids on the block when it comes to child entertainment, and because there’s toys for boys and girls of all ages, it’s a one-stop shop for all your Christmas shopping. There’s games consoles, gadgets, and good old-fashioned kid-powered toys, but every single one of them will be high on kids’ wish lists this year.
Hauck Lightning Pedal Go Kart
Get them out in the fresh air with the Hauck Lightning Pedal Go-Kart. From its race-inspired pedals to the very sporty feel of the steering wheel, this striking Kart also comes with an ergonomic seat that will allow them to stay in the driving seat for longer.
RYAN'S WORLD Secret Agent Mystery Mission Case
Fans of Ryan’s World will be bowled over with his Secret Agent Mystery Mission Case. Packed with spy-themed toys including a flashlight, goggles, wrist communicators, three minifigures, and a code-breaker, this case will let them immerse themselves in the exciting world of junior espionage, with endorsement from their favorite YouTuber.
Kid Trax Real Rigs Toddler Recycling Truck Ride On Toy
Teach them all about recycling and saving the planet with this amazing recycling truck ride-on. Astonishingly realistic, this truck is powered by a rechargeable 6 volt battery and includes 100+ phrases, sound effects, and songs. The 9 recyclables included can be put in the truck, and ‘dumped’ with the working lever.
DJI RoboMaster S1 Intelligent Educational Robot
Give them a firm but fun grounding in technology with the DJI RoboMaster S1. With 46 customizable parts, this kit builds into an incredible robot that will introduce them to the world of programing, using math, physics, and AI to help them solve problems and sharpen their critical thinking skills.
Squeakee The Balloon Dog
Squeakee the Balloon Dog is one of the hot toys for Christmas 2020, because he’s like no other dog you’ve ever seen. He can be ‘popped’ with a pin, re-inflated, fed, and cuddled, and he responds by sitting, playing, begging, and even tooting if he’s had too much ‘food’.
Tamagotchi is the new and updated virtual pet that kids have loved for years. This pocket-sized pet needs to be looked after like a real one, and kids can feed, socialize, and clean up after them. They can even get married to a friend’s Tamagotchi to build a beautiful family.
PlayStation 5 Console
Possibly the most eagerly anticipated games console of 2020 is here. Performing in ways that have never been seen before, the PS5 is insanely quick, with amazing graphics, ray tracing technology, haptic feedback, and adaptive triggers that allow players to feel as though they are actually performing the on-screen actions.
Ravensburger Disney Hocus Pocus Game
Based on Disney’s fabulous Hocus Pocus, this game is perfect for kids who like to play together in one team. Together they must stop the three witches from making their potion before time runs out, while dodging the sisters’ spells. It’s spooky fun for 2-6 players aged 8+.
BATMAN Interactive Gauntlet
Superheroes in the making will be given a real boost of power with this Batman interactive gauntlet. Suitable for fans aged 4+, this gauntlet comes with 2 modes of play (battle mode and action mode), as well as authentic sound effects and phrases straight from the Batcomputer.
Playmobil Back to The Future Delorean
Fuel their imagination with the Back to the Future DeLorean from Playmobil. Fitted with working lights, opening doors, and flight mode wheels, this awesome car also comes with a full set of accessories, including Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett Brown, Einstein the dog, Marty’s skateboard, and the flux capacitator.
Ninja Bots Battling Robots
NinjaBots are the fun little robots that your child can actually train. With two in the box, each NinjaBot comes with its own personality, weapons, and more than 100 sound effects and actions. Easy to train using hand gestures, these little robots can even progress through 4 belt levels.
Razor Crazy Cart Shift
Young thrill seekers aged 6 plus need the Razor Crazy Cart Shift. Made for drifting, this cart automatically engages rear end drifts, eliminating the need to use a handbrake and keeping both hands on the wheel. And with three speed options, you can ensure they don’t go fast and furious too soon.
Fat Brain Toys Shape Factory
Teaching fine motor skills and problem solving, this bright and colorful shape factory is no ordinary toy! Just when they think they’ve got it ‘sorted’ they can press the top to make the slots change, meaning they have to figure it out all over again. Suitable for ages 2+.
The Floor is Lava Game
The Floor is Lava is a great game for getting kids off their screens, and the adults can join in too. Using a color spinner, players must avoid the floor (hot lava) by finding the safe ‘stones’ to stand on, while completing the various tasks without falling in.
furReal Moodwings Baby Dragon
If they want a pet but can’t have a real one, the FurReal Moodwings Baby Dragon is perfect. One of the hot toys for Christmas 2020, this adorable interactive dragon might be happy one day and cranky the next, but feeding her, cuddling her, and playing with her will soon put things right.
Educational Insights Design & Drill Bolt Buddies Recycling Truck
Curious minds will love getting to grips with Educational Insights’ Design and Drill Bolt Buddies. Once they’ve built the recycle truck using the special drill, they can add Bolt Buddy himself and his co-pilot Kitty Cat into the front to start saving the planet from waste.
Throw Throw Burrito by Exploding Kittens
Throw Throw Burrito is a fun game for 2 – 6 players aged 7 and over. Based on a classic card game, players must try to find their matching cards while avoiding having their points stolen. And how do they get stolen? By pelting the opposition with the burritos, of course.
Sega Genesis Mini
If you played with the original Sega Genesis back in the 90s, you’ll know who awesome it was. Give your kids the same experience with the sleek Sega Genesis Mini. Pre-loaded with an amazing 42 games, this brand new version comes with two wired controllers, power cable, and USB adapter.
Paw Patrol Chase’s 5-in-1 Ultimate Cruiser
Chase’s 5-in-1 Ultimate Paw Patrol Cruiser is equipped for any rescue. With two motorcycles that launch at the push of a button, a helicopter that rises from the top of the cruiser, and a boat for watery missions, this lights and sounds vehicle comes with its own Chase figure.
Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X is the most powerful yet, and will bring gaming to a whole new level. Using Xbox velocity architecture, this console will provide never-before experienced speeds, and will allow Xbox Game Studios titles to be downloaded on their day of release with the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
Razor Drift Rider
The Razor Drift Rider is an incredible lightweight but super strong ride-on that’s powered by a rechargeable 22V battery. With 40 minutes of continuous use from one charge, they can perform power slides and drifts thanks to the 3D steering, and reach speeds of up to 9MPH.
Thames & Kosmos Mega Cyborg Hand STEM Experiment Kit
STEM learning doesn’t come much cooler than a cyborg hand! Supplied with all the parts needed, this Thames and Kosmos kit will let them build a customized arm that uses just air pressure, water, and their hand to work. It’s a great introduction to hydraulics and pneumatics for ages 7+.
Etch A Sketch 60th Anniversary Diamond Edition
The Etch-a Sketch has been a firm favorite for 60 years, and to celebrate the anniversary, they have launched the diamond limited edition. In sleek black with unique diamond contours, this mechanical drawing ‘tablet’ uses no electronics; just the two knobs, creativity, and imagination.
Buttheads Fart Launcher 3000
They might laugh so much at this gruesome but brilliant toy that they find themselves tooting with glee! The Buttheads Fart Launcher 3000 is a cool weapon that uses cartridges that fire silent but violent farts up to 10 feet, so they can stink-bomb their enemy while out of their reach.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Earth Science Kit
Young scientists will be able to explore much of earth’s power with the National Geographic Earth Science Kit. With more than 15 experiments included, this kit will allow them to create water tornadoes, watch a volcano erupt, grow beautiful crystals, and even dig for gemstones with the two archaeological dig kits.
PJ Masks Transforming 2 in 1 Mobile HQ
If PJ Masks are their favorite superheroes, this 2-in-1 Mobile HQ will make their missions so much easier. Robust and impressive, the vehicle transforms into a mobile HQ, with five levels of play, lights and sounds, vehicle lift, and drop-down ramps. Catboy and Cat-Car are also included.
Sesame Street Peekaboo Cookie Monster
The Cookie Monster is one of Sesame Street’s most endearing characters, and this version plays Peekaboo! Made from a soft plush fabric, he carries a gigantic chocolate chip cookie which he playfully hides behind, giggling joyfully and saying or singing one of many different phrases and songs.
NERF Elite 2.0 Shockwave RD-15 Blaster
With a 15 dart rotating drum, the NERF Elite 2.0 comes with 30 darts so it can be fired fully-loaded, with 15 more on standby. With a range of up to 90 feet, this NERF gun comes with built-in customizing capabilities so attachments can be added to make it their own.
LEGO City Ocean Exploration Ship
The 745 pieces included in this LEGO set build into a fab exploration ship, complete with crane, shark cage, submarine, and more. Perfect for avid viewers of the LEGO City TV show, this kit also comes with Harl Hubbs, a shark, stingray, helicopter, and awesome submarine.
The UpsideDownChallenge Game
Even the simplest of tasks become difficult when you’re looking at them upside down! The UpsideDownChallenge Game comes with a series of activities – from pouring water to writing names – while wearing the hilarious goggles that flip the player’s vision upside down. Suitable for ages 8+, it’s a fun game for 2-6 players.
Treasure X Aliens Ultimate Dissection Kit
Gruesome kids aged 5-15 will really get stuck-in with this gory Treasure X Aliens Ultimate Dissection Kit. The Alien Hunter is somewhere inside the monster, and it’s your kid’s job to squeeze, slice, ooze, crack, and tear the alien’s body apart to rescue the hunter and create an awesome alien-busting vehicle.
Razor Dirt Rocket SX500 Electric Motocross Bike
Young motocross fans will be thrilled with the McGrath Electric Motocross Bike by Razor. Dressed in an eye-catching green and black, this bike is inspired by motocross legend Jeremy McGrath. With dual suspension and riser handlebars, just one charge will provide 40 minutes of continuous use at speeds of up to 15MPH.
HEXBUG VEX Robotics Catapult Kit
For kids aged 14+ with an eye for engineering, this HexBug kit will make a totally absorbing gift. With all the pieces needed to create not one but two awesome versions, this kit builds into a powerful catapult that actually works, launching the included balls up to 20 feet away.
Hape Silly Spaghetti
Ideal for little chefs aged 3 and over, this Silly Spaghetti from Hape will show them that playing with their food isn’t always a bad thing! There is bendy spaghetti which they can mold, as well as ingredients such as eggs, bacon, and mushrooms to make funny culinary creations.
Blue's Clues & You Dance-Along Blue Plush
Blue’s Clues from Nick Jr. is a firm favorite among tots, and this adorable plush Blue will delight every fan. Measuring a substantial 12”, little Blue will dance along to the iconic tune when it’s played on Josh’s guitar, as well as wiggle, flap her ears, and lift her paws.
Hot Wheels Sky Crash Tower Track Set
If they prefer crashing their cars to racing them, give them the Hot Wheels Sky Crash Tower. Standing at more than 2.5ft, this motorized race track allows multiple cars to race at once, and the more cars there are, the more likely it is that there will be a sky-high collision!
HABA Little Friends Vacation Camper Play Set
Playsets are wonderful for open ended imaginative play, and this Little Friends Vacation Camper set is a prime example. With everything needed for a home-from-home vacation, this set includes a push-and-go all-terrain vehicle, camper, awning, tent, chairs, and a Little Friends Noah figure. It’s also compatible with other Little Friends playsets.
Zing Hyperstrike Bow
The exciting way to get them outdoors and away from their screens, the Zing Hyperstrike Bow and Arrows set is one of the hot toys for Christmas 2020. Supplied with four whistling foam arrows, they’ll be able reach targets up to 250 feet away, and reload swiftly to take another shot.
Poopsie Dancing Unicorn Rainbow Brightstar
A unicorn is cool, but a rainbow colored unicorn with sass, who sings and dances? Well, that’s something special. Inspired by the famous song in the ‘My Poops’ YouTube video, Rainbow Brightstar shakes her belly and booty just like in the vid, and is blessed with beautiful glittery brushable hair.
furReal North The Sabertooth Kitty Interactive Plush Pet
This prehistoric puddy cat needs lots of love and attention to stop her teeth from chattering. North, the Sabertooth Kitty, has come from the frozen wilds and needs help as she just can’t stop shaking. Pat her head and stroke her to make her heart glow with happiness as she warms up.
LEGO DUPLO My First Alphabet Truck
There’s so much learning to be had with the LEGO DUPLO My First Alphabet Truck. With a cargo of colored alphabet blocks, this truck will help them to recognize colors and letters, learn how to spell simple words, and hone their fine motor skills as they stack the blocks on board.
Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Drizzy Ice Cream Playset
Is there anything as exciting as ice cream? The Play-Doh Drizzy Ice Cream Playset includes a fun machine that dispenses soft serve ice cream. It also comes with two squeezy bottle of pretend candy coating that sets hard, six colors of Play-Doh, cups, spoons, and lots of fun colorful sprinkles.
LEGO Creator 3in1 Monster Burger Truck
There are three ways to play with this LEGO Creator Builder Kit. The 499 pieces can be used to build a monster burger truck, then taken apart and rebuilt into an off-roader. And when they’re finished with their all-terrain vehicle, they can create a tractor for life on the farm.
LEGO DOTS Rainbow Jewelry Stand
If she likes her LEGO with a girly twist, this rainbow jewelry stand will be perfect. Using LEGO DOTS, this stand can be built from scratch using the LEGO pieces included, and then decorated in her own unique style using the rainbow-colored LEGO DOTS included.
LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Mario Starter Course
Now they can immerse themselves in Super Mario’s world with this interactive playset from LEGO. The Mario minifigure has LCD eyes, mouth, and belly for instant reactions, and kids can recreate the video game by moving him around the course to hear the same awesome sound effects from the game itself.
Zing Go Go Bird
Beautifully colorful, the Zing Go Go Bird looks just like a real bird as it flies through the air. With actual flapping wings, this remote control bird can soar overhead up to 200ft away while avoiding obstacles, thanks to its in-built sensor that senses objects 6 feet away.
Escape Room in a Box
Escape rooms are intriguing, exciting, and can be more than a little scary. Add werewolves into the mix and it becomes terrifying! Bring the excitement home with this Escape Room in a Box. 2 or more players must escape before the mad scientist makes them all turn into hairy horrors.
WowWee Power Treads
They’ll be able to build their own all-surface vehicles with the pieces in this kit, before setting them loose on the custom modular track set. They can keep it small or send them racing around the house by extending their course, and even continue after dark with the included glow treads.
Rainbow Jellies Creation Kit
Rainbow Jellies are the super cool squishy characters that kids can make themselves. This Creation Kit contains all the supplies needed to make four gorgeous, colorful jellies that they can pull, squash, and love. With molds, faces, hair, and goo included, this arty set is suitable for ages 6 and over.
Sphero RVR All-Terrain Programmable Coding Robot
If they like Sphero they will go nuts for Sphero RVR, the all-terrain vehicle that’s one of the hot toys for Christmas 2020. This fully programmable robot comes in the guise of a vehicle, and will help kids learn the joys of coding and programing as they ‘teach’ their Sphero to obey.
LEGO Tree House Building Kit
Many kids dream of having a wonderful treehouse, but most don’t have their dreams realized. This awesome LEGO set comes with over 3000 pieces which build into this incredible cabin, complete with a minifigure family, bird, swing, and interchangeable leaves for summer and fall. Made from plant-based polyethylene plastic, it’s eco-friendly, too.
KidKraft Smart 2-in-1 Kitchen & Market
The Kidcraft 2-in-1 kitchen and market provides a realistic learning experience for kids, with the help of Alexa. Providing a market on one side and a kitchen on the other, this playset allows kids to follow Alexa’s instructions to read recipes, shop for groceries, and have loads of role-playing fun.
Rattlesnake Jake is an awesome game for kids aged 4+. Jake has stolen all the gold and he guards it in his coil. If players move carefully they can retrieve his loot, but be careful – if Jake realizes what they’re doing he’ll rattle and force players to hand the gold back!
Blockaroo Magnetic Foam Building Blocks
Little ones as young as 18 months will have great fun with Blockaroo Magnetic Foam Building Blocks. Kinder to smaller hands, these foam shapes can be joined together with ultra-safe magnets to make building easy, and they can even be used in the bath as they float on the water.
Playmobil Scooby-DOO Adventure in The Mystery Mansion Playset
Daphne, Fred, and Scooby have come to investigate what’s going on in the Mystery Mansion, and of course there are scary things afoot. As they avoid trapdoors, dodge the swinging chandeliers, and jump at the creaky corridors, they might just find themselves face-to-face with the vampire and his light-up coffin.
LEGO Creator 3in1 Pirate Ship
It will indeed be a pirate’s life for them when they have the 1260 piece pirate ship to build and then play with. This 3-in-1 building kit lets them create the awesome ship, carry on the fun on Skull Island, and then rebuild once more into the mysterious Pirate’s Inn.
Power Rangers Beast Morphers Beast-X King Spin Saber
They’ll become an honorary Power Ranger when they have the mighty Beast-X King Zord sword to wield. Calling on the power of their powerful ally, this sword will spin around when the button on the hilt is pressed, striking fear into the hearts of all those who dare to challenge the holder.
Pets Alive Fifi the Flossing Sloth
Fifi the flossing sloth is the dance partner they never knew they needed. Soft and cuddly for quiet times, when Fifi’s nose is pressed she will start to floss, recreating the iconic dance moves to one of her three songs, with an added cheeky shake of her purple booty.
furReal Mama Josie The Kangaroo
Utterly sweet and perfect for kids aged 4+, Mama Josie is the interactive kangaroo who comes with three babies – a boy, a girl, and a surprise! With 70+ sounds and actions, Josie is touch activated, and will hop to music, hiccup, burp, and make cute sounds when tending to her babies.
LEGO Star Wars The Mandalorian Razor Crest
They’ll be able to recreate scenes from The Mandalorian or make up their own with this exciting LEGO building kit. With more than 1000 pieces, this kit for kids aged 10+ builds into The Razor Crest starship, and comes with The Child, The Mandalorian, Greef Karga, and a Scout Trooper.
NERF Fortnite BASR-L Bolt Clip Fed Blaster
Let them bring the action off their screens and into real life with the Fortnite BASR-L Bolt Action Blaster from NERF. This replica clip-fed blaster comes with a six-dart clip and 12 official elite darts, and features a removable scope for the most accurate target-finding yet.
Klutz Lego Gear Bots Kit
Get them interested in physics with the LEGO Gear Bots Stem Activity Set. Young engineers will be able to build eight different models that actually work, like DJ Bubbles, the record-spinning octopus who uses kinetic energy to spin his discs. The included booklet has loads of information on engineering, too.
Little Live Pets Gotta Go Flamingo
Gotta Go Flamingo is the hilarious and impossibly cute interactive bird that poops on his own toilet! Kids can feed him, play with him, and listen as he repeats what they have said, but when he sings his funny ‘Uh oh. Gotta go’ song, it’s time to sit him on the loo.
LEGO Friends Dolphins Rescue Mission
Ideal for kids who are interested in conservation, this LEGO Friends building kit will allow them to take part in a race to free a trapped dolphin. Building into a shipwreck and a cool submarine, this kit also includes two minifigures, accessories, and a treasure map that both the girls want.
Star Wars The Child Animatronic Edition
Inspired by the Disney+ series, The Mandalorian, The Child comes from the same species as Jedi Master Yoda. This sweet baby will thrill fans with more than 25 sounds when he’s patted on the head, including laughing, babbling, and sleepy-time sounds. Force activated, his eyes, head, and ears also move.
LeapFrog RockIt Twist Handheld Learning Game System
LeapFrog’s RockIt is a cool handheld game that has a different activity on every side. Kids aged 4 – 8 can raise and nurture a virtual pet, make music as a DJ, work though puzzles, make pixel art, practice spelling, and improve their memory as they twist this amazing game system.
Hatchimals Pixies Crystal Flyers
Once kids have helped their Crystal Flyers Pixie out of her egg, it’s time to watch her spread her wings and fly. Beautifully sparkly, this magical Hatchimal is USB rechargeable and can actually fly on her own, whether she’s launched from her egg or held in the air to take-off.
Monster Jam Megalodon Storm All-Terrain Remote Control Monster Truck, 1:15 Scale
The Official Megalodon Storm Monster Truck can tackle all terrains, and that includes water! Remote controlled and USB rechargeable, this impressive vehicle can go from land to water – and sand, snow, rocks, and mud – with ease, while striking terror into those who see the fearsome shark-chassis.
VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam
Kids love taking photos, but with the KidiZoom Creator Cam from VTech, they can make their own videos, too. With more than 20 animated backgrounds to choose from, kids can shoot their pals giving a weather forecast, travelling through space, and even being chased by a deadly T-Rex!
Paw Patrol Dino Rescue
There’s a T-Rex in trouble and it’s up to Chase to save it. Sitting at the wheel of his awesome motorized all-terrain dino patroller, Chase has room for some of his friends as he sets out on a daring rescue, and with two net launchers included, the mission will be easy.
LeapFrog LeapStart Go System
The LeapFrog LeapStart Go System stylus will bring books to life, with videos and immersive learning experiences. Compatible with all LeapStart books and LeapStart Go deluxe activity sets, the stylus comes with an LCD screen on top, so kids can watch interactive videos, as well as answer questions and play games.
Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Super Surround Batcave
Few places in the superhero world are cooler than the Batcave, and now your child can have their very own. Supplied with 5 exclusive Imaginext figures, including Batman and The Joker, this incredible 2 ½ ft interactive playset features 200+ sounds and phrases, speakers, lights, working Bat Signal, elevator and more.
Mattel Games UNO Minimalista
It’s the same game but with a totally new look! UNO has been a firm family favorite for years, but this edition has been created with a fabulous minimalistic design using colors and numbers. Brightly colored and fresh-looking, it’s suitable for 2 – 10 players aged 7+.
L.O.L. Surprise! Remix Hair Flip Dolls
The L.O.L Surprise! Remix Hair Flip Doll comes with 15 awesome surprises. Each doll in the series represents a different music genre and comes with a real disc that can be played on the turntable, and hair that can be ‘flipped’ to reveal the craziest of colors or styles.
BEYBLADE Burst Rise Hypersphere Vertical Drop Battle Set
Let the Beyblade battle begin with the Hypersphere Vertical Drop set. Supplied with two right-spin tops, this set also comes with 2 right/left-spin launchers, scan code for the Beyblade app, and a stadium with sheer sides that can be scaled and used to drop down on the action from above.
Combine two classic toys in one with the Tamagotchi Pac-Man. Pac-Man will protect their Tamagotchi baby from the ghosts as they try to catch it, and will even share its cherries so the little one grows strong. Which character the baby grows into will depend on how it’s looked after.
Basic Fun Cutetitos Fruititos
These Cutetitos fruititos are the sweetest plush animals that come wrapped in a fruity surprise. There are 12 to collect in series 4, and they are supplied in a mystery bag – will they get a Bearito, a Toucanito, or even a Chinchillito? Beautifully-scented, there are also some super-rare ones to find.
LEGO Technic Catamaran
The 2-in-1 LEGO Technic Catamaran kit comes with 404 pieces which build into a beautiful catamaran with realistic, working components like moving sails and adjustable dagger boards. Inspired by real boats, the catamaran can actually float on water, and can be dismantled and rebuilt into a super cool race boat, too.
Learning Resources Botley The Coding Robot
Botley 2 is the coding robot who can transform into several different guises. Ready to code right out of the box, Botley can follow black lines, detect obstacles, and do 45 degree turns by following the code set by his owner. And with night vision, he can play after dark, too.
Disney Frozen Singing Elsa Fashion Doll
The perfect companion for fans of Frozen 2, this singing Elsa doll is as beautiful as she is in the movie. Singing ‘Into the Unknown’, Elsa is wearing her stunning light blue gown that comes with a magical bodice that lights up when the button is pressed.
LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor Building Set
This building set from LEGO Mindstorms will let kids build, code, and play with their very own robot. The 949 piece kit contains motors, sensors, and other components that can be used to make a crane, MPV, basketball dunker and more, while learning valuable STEM skills they carry through life.
Treasure X Sunken Gold Treasure Ship Playset
Swashbuckling fun is the name of the game with the Treasure X Sunken Gold Treasure Ship. There’s so much for kids to do; free the captain, fight the kraken, fire the cannon, and find real gold-dipped coins in the treasure chest! With 25 levels of play, it’s suitable for ages 5+.