Shopping for toys? Here’s what the kids want for the holidays this year

Kroger is selling Geoffrey’s Toy Box toys formerly exclusive to Toys “R” Us. STAFF PHOTO / HOLLY SHIVELY
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Kroger is selling Geoffrey’s Toy Box toys formerly exclusive to Toys “R” Us. STAFF PHOTO / HOLLY SHIVELY

It’s a big year for toys with retailers looking to position themselves as the holiday toy destination in the absence of Toys “R” Us.

As shoppers search the shelves , or a website, for the top gifts, here’s a list to keep in mind.

Explore Walmart’s top 40 gifts:
  • Barbie Dreamhouse
  • Fisher-Price Little People Take Turns Skyway
  • Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage (Walmart exclusive)
  • LEGO Creator Pirate Roller Coaster
  • Nerf Laser Ops 2 Pack
  • Playmobil Hidden Temple with T-Rex
  • Power Wheels Barbie Dream Camper (Walmart exclusive)

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  • Razor Ultra Spark Scooter
  • Sing & Spin Scooter Minnie
  • Disney Princess Rapunzel Tower Vanity (Walmart exclusive)
  • Harry Potter Wizard Training Wands
  • Imaginext Jurassic World Jurassic Rex
  • Incredibles 2 Jack Jack Doll
  • Paw Patrol Fire Truck Ride-On (Walmart exclusive)
  • Paw Patrol Fire Truck
  • Peppa Pig Fun Fair Playset (Walmart exclusive)
  • PJ Masks Romeo's Lab Playset
  • New product from Hatchimal, hatching
  • Little Live Pets Wrapples
  • LOL Surprise House
  • Lost Kitties
  • Moj Moj Claw Machine
  • Fingerlings Hugs
  • Num Nom Silly Shakers Maker
  • PikMi Pops Super Flip
  • Ryans World Giant Mystery Egg
  • Treasure X Single Pack
  • Air Hogs Supernova
  • All Star Hover Board (Walmart exclusive)

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  • Fisher Price Laugh & Learn 3-in-1 Smart Car
  • Kumi Kreator
  • Little Live Pets Rollie My Kissing Puppy
  • Polaris 1.5 RC (Walmart exclusive)
  • Really Rad Robots Mi-Bro
  • Rideamals Scout Interactive Pony (Walmart exclusive)
  • STEM Jr. Wonder Lab
  • Terra Sect RC
  • Trail Buster RC (Walmart exclusive)
  • VTech Explore & Write Activity Desk
  • Zoom Tubes Car Trax

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Target’s Top Toys:

  • Pikmi Pops Unicorn Super Flip
  • Hatchimals HatchiBabies Target-exclusive MonKiwi
  • Crate Creatures Giant Creature Croak
  • Party PopTeenies Mega Party Surprise Set
  • L.O.L. Surprise! BIGGER Surprise
  • Baby Alive Sweet Spoonfuls Baby Doll
  • SkeeBall The Classic Arcade Game
  • Cool Maker KumiKreator Friendship Bracelet Activity Kit
  • Beyblade Ultimate Tournament Collection
  • Barbie Dreamhouse
  • Hot Wheels Ultimate Gator Car Wash
  • Fisher-Price Think & Learn Rocktopus
  • Tic Tac Tongue
  • Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Learning Home
  • Our Generation School Room
  • LEGO Unikitty Unikingdom Fairground Fun
  • Melissa & Doug Deluxe Grocery Store

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  • Boxer Interactive A.I. Robot
  • Fingerlings HUGS Interactive Plush Monkey
  • furReal Rock-A-Too, the Show Bird
  • Nintendo Switch with Gray Joy-Con
  • Nerf Laser Ops Pro AlphaPoint 2-Pack
  • Jetson Rogue Hoverboard
  • Viro Rides 550e Electric Scooter – exclusive color
  • LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes App-Controlled Batmobile
  • Really Rad Robots Mibro R/C Robot
  • Transformers Bumblebee Movie Power Charge Bumblebee
  • Sesame Street Let's Dance Elmo
  • PAW Patrol Ultimate Fire Truck
  • Transforming Princess Knight Nella Doll
  • Lupita Doll & Book Set
  • Fisher-Price Imaginext Jurassic World Jurassic Rex

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Kroger is selling previously exclusive to Toys “R” Us brands:

  • Animal Zone
  • Imaginarium
  • Journey Girls
  • Edu Science
  • You & Me
  • Just Like Home

Amazon also has a list of 100 hot toys for the holidays.

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