Save On The Hottest Toys For The Holidays

Updated 10/14/2020

With a little over 2 months to go until Christmas, it's never too early to start holiday shopping - especially when it comes to kid's toys. To help with your shopping, Granny has researched the hottest toys and created the ultimate list for this holiday season. Reference this list for ideas and the kids will not be disappointed to find any of these gifts under the tree.

Paw Patrol Mighty Pups Lookout Tower

Nickelodeon’s Paw Patrol show is a hit with kids. This Mighty Pups Lookout Tower features 6 car bays for the Paw Patrol vehicles, lights and sounds, and a zip line with hooks to which kids can attach Paw Patrol figures so they can ride their way down the tower. This toy is typically around $100 but, right now, Walmart is selling it for just $48.40.

L.O.L Surprise Dolls

This toy is so popular Target has an entire page dedicated to them! Every L.O.L Surprise toy includes a tiny doll, stickers, and accessories inside a ball that kids have to unwrap. While there are a wide variety of playsets and figures you can get, one or two L.O.L. Surprise balls in their stocking are sure to cause a squeal of excitement.


The classic LEGO brick set is a toy adults all remember and love. The LEGO sets of today introduce a whole new world of play. Kids can choose sets that feature their favorite movie and video game characters. They can recreate scenes or come up with a whole new storyline. If you’re a regular shopper at Kohl’s you can use your Kohl’s cash towards LEGO sets like this Minecraft one.


Hatchimals are another surprise toy to make the hottest toys list. They range in sizes from hand-held to 32 inches tall. Available in various themes, you can pick up a Hatchimal playset that includes 3 figures, stickers, and other accessories for around $13.


Scooters have become a popular kid’s toy in recent years. They help teach kids balance and allow them to explore the outdoors (with parent’s supervision of course). Available in a wide variety of styles and sizes appropriate for all age ranges, your child will enjoy unwrapping this gift this year. Check out top rated picks like the Razor – A3 Kick Scooter available at Best Buy.

Nintendo Switch Lite

Video game consoles have been an in-demand toy for kids since Atari came onto the scene in the 80s. While there are many consoles out there to choose from, they often come with a hefty price tag. Enter the Nintendo Switch Lite. This highly rated hand-held system is priced at just under $200 and comes in assorted colors. It’s compatible with many popular Nintendo games or, you can download games in the Nintendo eShop.

Hot Wheels

Hot Wheels car and car sets provide entertainment for kids on rainy days or to keep them occupied while dinner is cooking. There are a ton of track and playsets to choose from. A popular pick is the Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash Motorized Track Set. It includes 1 car so kids can get the race started on a course featuring 4 loops and a crash zone.

Now remember, before you rush to to the store or shop online for any of these gifts, make sure you shop smart. Read our 5 Steps For Stress-Free Holiday Shopping for tips on saving money and staying organized this holiday season.