These Are the Hottest Toys of 2019

According to Google, these toys are among the most-searched and growing in popularity right now. (You're welcome.)

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December 06, 2019

Parents won't be surprised this list, but if you're struggling to find the perfect gift for your niece or nephew, best friend's kid or a grandchild, consider this roundup your primer on all things hot and cool in the toy world.

We did the research for you and discovered the trending toys on almost every kiddo's Christmas list this year. Now, start shopping so you can officially earn your "Cool Aunt" or "Hip Grandparent" title. Don't forget to check out all of other holiday gift guides to find the perfect little something for everyone else.


This portable gaming console allows players to pick up where they left off in a game while they have downtime on campus or during lunch at work.

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This 646-piece set will keep pre-teens (and adults!) engaged for hours. It includes four figures, spring shooters and blaster pistols.

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In search of the perfect stocking stuffer? These collectable prize balls open to reveal five miniature toys.

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With this magical coding kit, kids can immerse themselves in the world of Harry Potter and strengthen their STEM skills.

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Disney's Frozen 2 won over children's hearts this year, so it's no surprise that this adorable DUPLO set is at the top of kids' gift lists. This LEGO set comes with Anna and Elsa dolls outfitted in their prettiest gowns along with their goofy friend Olaf. Included in the ice castle set is a slide, table and chairs and a multi-colored light-up brick.

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This unique new gaming system might just be the new Rock Band. Teens and tweens can create new mixes from 60 popular songs and compete against friends to see who made the best track.

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Encourage imaginative play with these color-and-clean washable pets. Kids can decorate each animal figurine with non-toxic markers, then scrub them off in a miniature bathtub and start again with a fresh design.

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This kid-friendly phone is so popular that it's sold out everywhere online, but check your local store for availability or in-store pickup option. You can also sign up for "in stock" alerts from some retailers.

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With the vrial success of Disney+'s "The Mandalorian", it's no surprise this is one of the most sought-after toys this year. Expect to see lots of Mandalorian requests from kidos.

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Luvabella's true-to-life facial expressions and real movements make it easy to know exactly how she's feeling. Just like a real baby, she sweetly lifts her arms, turns her head and moves her mouth as she giggles, talks and eats. As you play with her, her baby talk will change to words and phrases, too.

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Last year's L.O.L. Surprise Pearl toy has been surpassed this year by the brand's Biggie Pets toy. Each carrying case comes with 15 or more surprises inside, including spy glasses, jewelry and a pet baby. The spherical case can even be used as a backpack or piggy bank.

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With the recent release of Frozen 2 in theaters, Anna and Elsa fandom is at a fever pitch. Little princesses will be thrilled to unwrap this magical winter playground on Christmas morning. The set includes a slide rotating fountain, snowball catapult and, of course, Anna and Elsa themselves.

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It's easy to see why this realistic grocery store checkout center is one of the most-wanted toys this year. Kids will learn valuable social-emotional skills and educational skills like how to sort money, identify foods and read product labels.

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Add to a Funko Pop! enthusiast's collection with this special edition Hudson Gargoyle. Just because this figure falls in the toy category doesn't mean a young-hearted adult wouldn't also love to receive this as a gift.

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Bring the world of Roblox to life with this pack of six mix-and-match figures.

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Send the kids outside to burn off some energy with this fully motorized blaster. It includes 50 Official Nerf Elite darts, enough to fully load the drum. The barrel spins as the blaster unleashes its darts to send opponents running for cover.

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