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The 15 Hottest Christmas Toys to Buy Before They Sell Out

Start asking your kids what they want from Santa now, because if you wait until December to find out, these must-have toys will be long gone.

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The Christmas toys every child wants this year

We shopped the aisles and websites and rounded up the top toys as predicted by The Toy Insider's Hot 20 list, the Amazon Top 100 Toys list, Target's kid gifting catalog, and more to come up with our list of must-have Christmas toys for 2019. Have a slightly older child? These are the Christmas gifts for teen girls that will impress even the pickiest recipient.

Note: Prices listed were accurate as of press time; pricing fluctuations may occur.

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Ryan's World Surprise Safe


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We've gotta hand it to the YouTube star: He knows exactly what kids these days want in a Christmas toy—and that includes surprises galore. Your kid will have a blast revealing toy figures, mix-and-match characters, tiny treasures, and more. This Walmart exclusive is on The Toy Insider's Hot 20 list. Discover 28 more gifts for boys that they'll brag about to their friends.

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Light-Up Singing Elsa Doll


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The upcoming release of Frozen 2 has reignited children's love affair with everyone's favorite ice queen. This Elsa doll sings "Into the Unknown" as she lights up and shimmers. These are more of the best gift for Disney lovers.

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Play-Doh Compound Corner Variety 6 Pack


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The maker of the original colorful moldable clay has gotten into the compound game in a big way. This six-pack, which made it onto Amazon's Top 100 Christmas Toys list, comes with slime, foam, cloud, crackle, and stretch varieties that are a sensory delight for toddlers and preschoolers. Find out 11 non-toy gifts your kids will love.

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Pomsies Lumies Dazzle Gogo


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Give her the magical pet of her dreams! This Amazon Top 100 Christmas toy turns any color it touches and even turns music into colors—there are 1,000 possible mixes. This little critter also features fun games and has rainbow hair that can be styled. Making your own wish list? Be sure to check out these 31 gifts for mom.

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LEGO Star Wars Resistance Y-Wing Starfighter


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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker premieres days before Christmas, so you better believe this LEGO Resistance Y-Wing Starfighter is on many a kid's must-have list. It happens to be one of Target Bullseye's Top Toys, too. The 578-piece set, brand new in 2019, includes mini-figures of Poe Dameron, Zorii Bliss, and a First Order Snowtrooper, plus D-O and an astromech droid. For something the whole family will enjoy, check out these 15 experience gifts.

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Baby Shark Bath Art Creations


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You can't escape the earworm that is "Baby Shark," so you might as well embrace it. Kids will love getting clean in the tub with these washable paints, crayons, and dissolvable stickers of everyone's favorite baby sharks. Find out the most popular toy the year you were born.

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Vendees Surprise DIY Dispensers Holo Unicorn


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There's a lot to love about this winner of the Gold Seal Best Toy Award from the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio: Each box includes six surprises (think key chains and erasers), and then once your little one is done, she can paint the unicorn figurine and add sparkly glitter. Don't miss these 101 Christmas gift ideas for people who are impossible to shop for.


Vtech Myla the Magical Unicorn


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With this Christmas toy from The Toy Insider's Hot 20 list, kids can change the color of Myla's wings, eyes, horn, and mane with the "magical" brush toy. Then, once's she's a rainbow of colors, the two can sing a duet together. It's eligible for free shipping via Amazon Prime, as are these 60 other top Amazon Prime gifts.


Barbie Fashionista Doll Assortment Wheelchair


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The second Mattel introduced this wheelchair Barbie in February, she made a big splash in the special-needs community and beyond. The doll-sized wheelchair was created in collaboration with the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital and is modeled after a real wheelchair. Find out what Barbie looked like the decade you were born.

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