For the sixth year, Walmart turned to the real toy experts by gathering hundreds of kids, ages 18 months to 12 years, and turning them loose on the hottest new toys from suppliers like Hasbro, Mattel, Spin Master and more. Collectibles are popular again this year, as well as lifelike versions of children’s favorite TV and movie characters. Take a look. (These toys are also available from other retailers, and online as well.)
Juno My Baby Elephant
Juno is a toy baby elephant loaded with more than 150 movements and sounds. Kids can teach her tricks with accessories, feed her a peanut or give her a mouse to love. She has a trunk that responds to touch and a personality that will grow. For ages 5 and older; $99; spinmaster.com.
Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Transforming Batmobile
Using the remote control, kids can send the Batmobile forward, backward or spin it around. Turn the Power Pad to watch the vehicle transform into battle mode. It features lights, sounds and projectiles. A mini Batman figure is also included. For ages 3 and older; $79.99; fisher-price.com.
What’s In My Purse: Doll Purse
This Walmart exclusive purse has a secret mermaid identity, and comes with a surprise lip gloss and fun puzzle erasers. For an unexpected surprise, use the doll’s scratcher to reveal unknown facts about her. For ages 3 and older; $19.94; walmart.com.
Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak
Kids can use the included Wow! Stuff app to recreate scenes from the Harry Potter movies with this Walmart exclusive toy. Simply cover friends, family or objects with the cloak, take a photo or video through the app to see the different creations. It comes with an with exclusive gift box package. For ages 6 and older; $59.99; walmart.com.
6V Plush Simba
This Walmart exclusive ride-on plush Simba roars like a lion cub and moves at a top speed of 2.5 miles per hour via an easily-pushed foot pedal. A Lion King-themed jungle den is also included. For ages 3 and older; $149; walmart.com.
The bright pink plane has realistic airline features, such as working overhead components, a snack cart, reclining seats and a puppy travel companion. For ages 3 and older; $74.99; barbie.mattel.com.
Razer Kraken 2019
The Razer Kraken wired headset, now in its third generation, is a righteous fit for gamers who take their play seriously. Seen here in green, it’s equipped with a retractable microphone and 50 mm drivers with cooling gel cushions for comfort. $79; razer.com.
Myla the Magical Unicorn
Myla, a robotic unicorn, glitters with lights when she talks or sings. Use the wand to touch her eyes, wings and horn to decorate her in different colors. Kids can braid her mane, brush her tail and add accessories to her hair. Sing along with Myla using her microphone or listen to the music she will continue to play. For ages 4 and older; $59.99; vtechkids.com.
Monster Jam Official Mega Grave Digger Monster Truck
Grave Digger, an all-terrain remote control Monster Jam RC truck, is more than two feet long and features oversized tires and a lightweight design that helps it easily roll over obstacles. It also comes with authentic graphics, working lights and a dual joystick controller that can control the truck from up to 250 feet away. For ages 4 and older; $99.99; spinmaster.com.
Furreal Cubby, the Curious Bear
This interactive plush bear with moving eyes, nose and mouth gives hugs, plays peek-a-boo, dances and more. Kids can feed him a bottle to hear eating noises, talk to him and he’ll babble back, and at bedtime, he closes his eyes, makes sleepy sounds and plays soft music. For ages 4 and older; $99.99; shop.hasbro.com.
Fisher-Price Bounce & Spin Puppy
Kids can bounce up and down or spin around on this stationary, musical ride-on puppy. It features songs and fun sounds, easy-to-grip handles, interactive buttons and lights, and teaches the alphabet, numbers, colors and more. For ages 1 and older; $59.99; fisher-price.mattel.com.
Tic Tac Toy XOXO Friends
Based on YouTube’s Tic Tac Toy, these collectible friends come with wings and silly accessories that can be swapped with other XOXO figures. Kids can follow the numbers on the boxes to find eight hidden surprises. There are 12 to collect. For ages 3 and older; $3.99 each; walmart.com and target.com.
Packaged in a flower pot, kids can add a few drops of water to the “seeds” and the blume doll will start to grow. Each doll has a unique, over-the-top hairstyle, and comes with different outfits, handbags, mini friends and sticker books. There are 22 to collect in the first collection. For ages 5 and older; $9.99; blumedolls.com.
Sesame Street Love to Hug Elmo
This plush Elmo toy speaks English and Spanish, loves to give and receive hugs, talks, sings and may even surprise kids with a kiss. For ages 18 months and older; $29.99; shop.hasbro.com.
PAW Patrol Super Mighty Pups Lookout Tower
The PAW Patrol Pups can check out Adventure Bay from this lookout tower that stands more than two-feet tall. It comes with a working telescope and elevator, zip line, lights and sounds and more. Place one of the Pups (sold separately) on the platform and it will light up in their uniform color. The set comes with Chase figure and a Mighty Pups vehicle. For ages 3 and older; $99.99; spinmaster.com.
This Walmart exclusive features realistic and working headlights, this 24-volt vehicle offers suspension springs, a battery, an MP3 input, and both front rack and rear cargo storage compartments. For ages 3 and older; $398; walmart.com.
Nascar Adventure Force ‘Crash Racers’ track
This Walmart exclusive figure eight track allows kids to race, wreck and then rebuild cars on an officially branded NASCAR track. The cars may fly apart, but everything snaps back together. Vehicles can be flash-charged to go as many as 50 laps without refueling. For ages 5 and older; $29.99; walmart.com.
Build-A-Bear Workshop: Stuffing Station value box
Having this personal Build-A-Bear Workshop: Stuffing Station means kids can stuff their own bears at home, as well as adding their hearts, just like in the store. This Walmart exclusive also comes with birth certificates and shirts, making the experience complete. For ages 3 and older; $25; walmart.com.
HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop
Slender yet powerful, this gaming laptop provides high-grade graphics with Intel Core i5 processing. It has a 15.6-inch high-resolution display screen with front-firing speakers and sports a dual fan system for keeping things cool. $799.99; hp.com.
Razer Cynosa Chroma keyboard
Executing up to 10 commands at once, the Cynosa Chroma backlit keyboard can provide total integration with several popular games while also syncing with Razer hardware. $59.99; razer.com.
These bobblehead dolls with big glittery eyes come with interactive food-themed accessories that magically disappear from its spoon as the doll eat. Each doll comes with changeable clothes and removable shoes. There are four to choose from: Marsha Mello, Jessicake, Peppa-Mint and Donatina. For ages 3 and older; $24.99; moosetoys.com.
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