It’s almost go-time for holiday shopping! Luckily you don’t have to trek all over to check off the kiddos on your list this year. We’ve rounded up some of the hottest toys for littles who love movies, pretend play and just plain getting creative. These are our favorite holidays gifts from Target this season!


Top Toys from the Movies

Star Wars Ultimate Co-Pilot Chewie

Star Wars fans can head to a galaxy far, far away with Co-Pilot Chewie ($130). This interactive plush friend features 100+ sound-and-motion combinations, responds in the Wookiee language, and reacts whenever he's in motion! The Wookiee's fun facial expressions and his laughs, roars and snores will keep kids entertained for hours.

Incredibles 2 Jack-Jack Parr Attacks Feature Doll

No one knows what little Jack-Jack is up to! This feature doll ($30) helps youngsters recreate a battle as Jack-Jack takes on the Backyard Invader! Press on Jack-Jack's tummy and watch him "attack" with all his might!


Marvel Rising Secret Warriors

In Marvel Rising world, super-powered girls and boys balance their ordinary lives with their extraordinary ones to discover that their greatest powers lie within! The Secret Warriors ($20 each) learn that although they are strong on their own, they are even stronger as a team.

Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years Collector Bundle Pack 10th Anniversary Dark Hulk & Hulkbuster (Only at Target)

In commemoration of world's greatest super heroes and super villains, Hasbro has partnered with Marvel Studios to create the Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years line for Marvel Legends ($70), including premium figures from across the MCU's most patriotic, mystical, Hulk-busting, and dance-worthy blockbuster hits.

Imaginext Jurassic World T Rex

Break the Jurassic World T Rex ($100) loose from the holding base and send her rampaging forward with awesome lunging and chomping action! This interactive toy has color-changing, light-up eyes that dilate and a mouth that glows red when she's enraged! 

Transformers Bumblebee Greatest Hits Soundwave & Doombox (Only at Target)

Target's exclusive Soundwave and Doombox ($50) figure set is part of the Transformers Bumblebee Greatest Hits series. The 9-inch scale Leader Class Soundwave figure converts between robot, boombox, and city modes in 19-27 steps. This gift also comes with an exclusive Titan Master Doombox figure!


Top Toys For Pretenders

Baby Alive Real As Can Be Baby

The newest Baby Alive ($90) Real As Can Be Baby has over 80 lifelike movements, expressions and real baby sounds! It responds to a child's voice and touch, wiggles, giggles and loves to chat.  

Doc McStuffins Baby All in One Nursery and Hospital Bag Set

Doc McStuffins All-in-One Nursery ($55) is perfect for littles who love taking care of their stuffed animals and babies! Use Doc’s portable electronic patient laptop to diagnose, featuring a light-up screen, sounds and lullaby music. This set also comes with a light & sound stethoscope, scale, special nursery tools, sticker dispenser, baby mobile, and cradle.

Top Toys For Animal Lovers

Zoomer Playful Pup

The Zoomer Playful Pup ($100) is an interactive dog that responds to touch and uses voice recognition technology so he can learn his name. ! Give your pet, snuggles, cuddles and belly ra and he'll "woof" in delight! RESPONDS TO VOICE: Using sophisticated voice recognition technology, Playful Pup can learn his name! Using Playful Pup will learn and perform over 25 tricks!

Hatchimals HatchiBabies - Monkiwi (Only at Target)

The only place you can get Hatchimals HatchiBabies ($60)- Monkiwi is Target! Feed, burp, tickle and snuggle your HatchiBaby and they'll respond - just like a real baby! Light-up eyes, a moving beak and adorable rainbow mane, these sweet Ponettes need your love and care!

furReal Rock-a-too, the Show Bird (Only at Target)

With the furReal Rock-a-too, the Show Bird ($80), kids can listen to a talented bird who loves to perform -- he sings, dances, tells jokes, and does impressions! With 3 modes of play, littles can sing and dance together, record phrases and hear him repeat them in his voice (or musically!), and laugh at his wacky jokes

Disney Princess Maximus Horse

Get ready to giddy up for fun adventures with the Disney Princess Maximus Horse ($100). Kids can sit on his back and pull on his reins as he responds by moving his head and makes realistic horse sounds. Pull twice and Maximus will make a "trotting" sound. Decorate his beautiful mane with the wear & share hair accessories and brush for hair play fun! He even comes with a saddlebag for storage.

Top Toys for Little Kids

VTech Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train

All aboard the VTech Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train ($39)! This train is designed to grow with your child and can be used for floor play or as a ride on that also transforms into a walker. When your little conductor gets older, the caboose converts into a wagon they can fill with toys and pull along to develop gross motor skills.


LeapFrog LeapStart 3D

Get kids excited about learning from a young age with the LeapStart 3D Interactive Learning System ($50) that uses 3D-like animations. It's ideal for for visual or auditory learners, with touch and talk activities that enhance learning with interactive animations to help kids build math, reading, problem-solving skills and more.

Fisher Price Laugh and Learn Home

The Fisher Price Laugh and Learn Home ($150) offers lots of hands-on play and "high-tech" activities. The interactive playhouse helps your baby learn about numbers, shapes, the weather, and more, with rewarding music, lights, and sounds as they explore. This toy is perfect for developing gross motor skills, creativity and imagination. 

Paw Patrol Life Sized Look Out Tower

The Paw Patrol Life Sized Look Out Tower ($99) is over two and a half feet tall! The comes with interactive lights and authentic sounds and kids can hear each character's signature phrase with the press of a button.

Let's Dance Elmo

Get the party started with the Let's Dance Elmo ($40)! Elmo's 3 buttons on activate 3 musical modes - Colors, Animals, and Music Remix. This fun, musical Elmo toy encourages little ones to get up while dancing along with Elmo as he swings his arms, tilts his head, and shakes his hips! His heart lights up to match the colors in the songs, and even flashes along with the beat! 

Top Toys for Big Kids

Cool Maker KumiKreator Friendship Bracelet Maker Activity Kit

The Cool Maker KumiKreator Friendship Bracelet Maker Activity Kit ($30) simple way to braid beautiful friendship bracelets before your eyes! Drawing inspiration from the art of Japanese Kumi bracelets (Kumihimo in Japanese means "gathered threads"), the KumiKreator makes it easy to create stylish and intricate Kumi friendship bracelets.

NERF Vortex VTX Pyragon (Only at Target)

Blast discs that fly and ricochet with the NERF Vortex VTX Pyragon ($60)!. Kids can create all trick shots with soft, flexible discs with the the NERF Vortex line that's available only at Target.

NERF Rival Prometheus

The new NERF Rival Prometheus ($100) shoots up to 8 rounds per second! The Prometheus MXVIII-20K blaster is fully motorized and holds 200 rounds in its easy-loading hopper. It comes with a rechargeable NiMh battery, and fires rounds at a velocity of 100 feet per second (30 meters per second).

Beyblade Bundle Pack: BeyBlade Ultimate Tournament Collection (Only at Target)

The Beyblade Bundle Pack: BeyBlade Ultimate Tournament Collection ($80) includes the Beystadium, 2 right/left-spin SwitchStrike launchers, 4 interchangeable rings and 6 Beyblade Burst SwitchStrike tops. Bladers can collect championship rings to place in their corner of the Beystadium by winning battles in their own tournament. 

Toy Toys for Family Game Night

Battleship Game: Rustic Series Edition (Only at Target)

Hasbro's Rustic Games Collection features a vintage, farmhouse look and are only available at Target. This rustic Battleship Game ($30) is perfect for game night or a great Christmas Day battle!. 

Oh Snap! Board Game (Only at Target)

Oh Snap! ($30) is a family board game of dueling decision-making that requires "the hunger of a lion and the hands of a ninja brain surgeon!" Make enough right choices and you will be crowned the snap grand master. Make the wrong moves and SNAP! the board will speak - and the board makes no apologies!

Toy Toys for the Barbie Lovers In Your Life 

Barbie Pink Passport Glamour Jet (Only at Target)

Target's exclusive Barbie Glamour Jet ($100) is ready for adventure! The pink plane has the requisite glittery Barbie logo, a window to see the pilot, passenger decals and wheels that allow it to roll. The body opens to reveal three luxurious looking pink airplane seats with seatbelts, luggage bins, food cart with meal trays and drink cups––and tons more. 

Barbie Pink Passport 3-Story Townhouse

Target's exclusive Barbie 3-Story Townhouse ($100) has it all, with four rooms, a rooftop lounge, furniture and modern accessories! The foldable house makes for easy and convenient storage. You can expect Barbie to relax in style with a kitchen, living room, bathroom and bedroom, plus a closet to hang Barbie doll's fashions! 


––Karly Wood

All photos courtesy of Target.



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