These Are the Hot Toys for Christmas 2022!

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

August 19, 2022

Hot Toys for Christmas 2022

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Santa and his helpers are already starting to get things ready up North which means before you know it, your little one will be writing their Santa letter. Many of the large toy retailers have already released new stock of expected popular toys. So here are the top predictions for Hot Toys for Christmas 2022 – the ‘Must Have’ list of toys that children will be desperate to get their hands on this Christmas!

Our best advice is not to wait until the last minute to do your Christmas toy shopping! As the season approaches it becomes increasingly difficult to find the toy you are after. We’ve either been that desperate parent searching high and low for that elusive toy, or else we know another parent who has!

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Top Toys for Christmas 2022

From board games and LEGO to dolls, action figures and STEAM toys that will get the creative juices flowing, we’ve rounded up a mix of fantastic gifts for all ages at a variety of price points.

CoComelon JJ Bedtime Doll

Cocomelon JJ Doll for top toys for Christmas 2022

Bring CoComelon nursery rhymes to life with the JJ Bedtime Plush doll. This soft plush toy is inspired by JJ, a popular character from the educational CoComelon YouTube series.

JJ is ready for bed in his iconic onesie, clutching his favourite teddy bear pillow plush. This bedtime friend plays 7 sounds and phrases as well as the “YesYes Bedtime” song. Your child will love cuddling up to the CoComelon J.J Bedtime Plush toy.

Magic Mixies Cauldron

Experience real magic with the Magic Mixies Magic Cauldron. You’ll be amazed to see what magically appears from the mist when you finish casting your spell!

Your Magic Mixies Magic Cauldron comes with all the ingredients you need to mix a potion and make a cute furry friend with over 50 sounds and reactions. Your adorable Magic Mixie reacts to your touch and the magic wand. Magic Mixies love to perform spells with you and may even grant you a wish as their gem lights up. The more you nurture and care for your Magic Mixie, the stronger their energy levels become.

Gabby’s Purrfect Dollhouse

Gabby's Purrfect Dollhouse for top toys for Christmas 2022

Standing at over 61cm tall, Gabby’s Purrfect Dollhouse is packed full of exciting features to find, including a Dollhouse Delivery tower, working Cat-A-Vator, sounds and so much more.

With a Gabby Girl collectible figure, Pandy Paws figure, furniture for each room, three accessories and two Dollhouse Deliveries, you can get right to the fun straight out of the box.

Just like in the show, drop a delivery in the tower and press the button to retrieve it – unbox it to find a surprise accessory inside. With so many rooms and surprises to discover, play out endless adventures with Gabby and her best pal, Pandy Paws.

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Akedo Ultimate Battle Arena

Akedo Arcade Warriors Battle Arena for top Christmas toys 2022

In the Akedo Ultimate Battle Arena, these Ultimate Arcade Warriors deliver real battling action with next level intensity! Place them onto their Battle Controllers and challenge your friends to a fast and furious fight.

Use your Battle Controller to perform fighting moves with speed and skill. Use your Warrior’s awesome weapons to finish the battle with a Split Strike and split your opponent apart! Do your Warriors have what it takes to become legends of Akedo?

Barbie Extra with Pink Fluffy Jacket

Kids can explore Barbie’s daring fashion statements with the Barbie Extra Doll, her adorable pet unicorn-pig and 15 accessories that let children create unique looks.

The Barbie Extra dolls blend bright colours with trendy fashions, making big statements! Each Barbie doll rocks a unique playful style, and each doll toy comes with an adorable pet full of personality!

Star Wars L0-59 (Lola) Animatronic Droid

Kids and fans can bring home the animatronic edition of this loveable Star Wars L0-LA59 (Lola) droid companion and reimagine iconic scenes from the Star Wars Galaxy.

Touch the sensor on L0-LA59’s head to unlock more than 45 different light, sound, and movement combinations through 3 unique modes. Enter Companion Mode by attaching L0-LA59’s legs, Hover Mode by attaching her stand, or On the Go Mode by removing her from either base and pretending she’s zooming through the galaxy.

Pokemon TCG Battle Academy

Pokemon TCG Battle Academy for top christmas toys 2022

Prepare for a Pokemon battle with the ready-to-play Pokemon Trading Card Game Battle Academy! The Battle Academy includes everything two players need to play, with guides to the decks so your first game is easy to follow.

You can choose Cinderace or Pikachu Lo lead your team in a heads-up battle against another Trainer. Then, switch up the decks Lo play Eevee against Cinderace or Pikachu, and lead a different team of Pokemon into the arena!

Star Wars Galactic Snackin’ Grogu

Star Wars Galactic Snackin Grogu for top christmas toys 2022

With a galaxy of features, including adorable sounds, fun animated motions, and interactive accessories, this Galactic Snackin’ Grogu animatronic toy is ready for action and adventure!

Standing over 9 inches tall, Galactic Snackin’ Grogu features motorized movements, including head, ears, and arms that move, and eyes that open and close. He will also make sounds, including coos, giggles and babbles, and more!

When Grogu (the Child) wants to be picked up and held, he’ll reach up with both arms. And with Force activation, Galactic Snackin’ Grogu will perform a two-handed Force move.

Comes with four interactive accessories (bowl with tentacles, cookie, shifter knob, and spoon) that, when placed in his hand, will cause him to react with animations and sound effects. Pretend to feed Grogu with the interactive accessories and he will react to them with eating, yummy, or yucky sound effects, as heard in Star Wars: The Mandalorian

Bluey Dance & Play Plush Toy

Get your dancing shoes on, turn up the volume and get ready for some fun times with the Bluey Dance & Play Toy! Play along with Bluey as she hops, waves and dances.

The Bluey Dance and Play plush is a fun animated plush toy with over 55 phrases. Dance and sing along with Bluey to four different songs! See if you can beat Bluey at three of her favourite games – Play Statues, Dance Mode, and Copycat with her.

The Bluey Dance and Play toy is the perfect size for cuddles. Made with deluxe fabrics and featuring embroidered details, this super-soft plush doubles as a cuddly toy for game-time or story time.

LEGO Super Mario 64 Question Mark Block

LEGO Super Mario 64 Question Mark Block

Recapture the magic of Super Mario 64 with this buildable LEGO Super Mario Question Mark Block – a 2,064-piece collectible set that LEGO and gaming fans will love.

Open the block to reveal 4 detailed Super Mario 64 levels: Peach’s Castle, Bob-omb Battlefield, Cool, Cool Mountain and Lethal Lava Land. Includes 10 LEGO Super Mario microfigures, including Mario, Yoshi, Princess Peach, and King Bob-omb.

For interactive play, add the LEGO Mario or LEGO Luigi figure (sold separately) and collect 10 hidden Power Stars to reveal secret reactions and more.

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Air Hogs Jump Fury

Air Hogs Jump Fury for top christmas toys 2022

Air Hogs Jump Fury jumps, flips, 360-degree spins, wheelies, rebound off walls, race downstairs, drive over objects and more. All-new jumping action launches Air Hogs Jump Fury up to 60cm in the air!

Jump Fury is designed to withstand crashes and bumps and keep on going. Its lightweight design provides high performance and lets you race at high speeds anywhere indoors. The innovative performance wheels are custom designed to not scratch walls or furniture, so it is safe for indoor play and stunts.

Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Ultimate Ice Cream Truck

Play Doh Ultimate Ice Cream Truck for top christmas toys 2022

Give kids a big place to explore their imaginations with this 3-foot-tall Play Doh Ultimate Ice Cream Truck. Hear classic ice cream truck jingles and cash register sounds to make kids feel like they’re really running their own business.

Make Play-Doh ice cream treats with the soft serve machine and scooping station, decorate with the sprinkle maker, tools and moulds, and check out customers at the register. They can also use the scoop to make pretend hard ice cream.

Spark creativity with the cones, dishes, stampers, moulds and other Play-Doh tools plus 12 classic modelling compound colours such as brown, blue, green, pink, and white.

LEGO Ideas Sonic the Hedgehog: Green Hill Zone

LEGO Ideas Sonic Hedgehog for top christmas toys 2022

Pay tribute to the classic Sonic the Hedgehog video game and recapture the magic in LEGO style with this brick-built version of the famous game level.

LEGO Ideas Sonic the Hedgehog: Green Hill Zone includes a Sonic the Hedgehog LEGO minifigure, Dr Eggman with buildable Eggmobile, Moto Bug with 2 face options, and Crabmeat figures.

Push the lever and launch the LEGO Sonic minifigure for Super Sonic jumps to evade Bug and Crabmeat and collect the rings. Earn an emerald for every build you complete, collect all 7 Chaos Emeralds to display on the stand with Sonic and finally defeat Dr Eggman.

VTech KidiZoom PrintCam

VTech Kiddizoom PrintCam for top toys christmas 2022

Take a photo and print it instantly with the VTech KidiZoom PrintCam. The flip-up lens allows for easy selfies too. The camera is jam-packed with fun features like special photo effects, stamps and borders, 3 games, panoramic prints and comic strip maker.

You can also turn your photos into line drawings to colour. Kids can also use the print shop to print games, design and print your own cards, pretend money, accessories and more.

GraviTrax PRO Vertical Starter Set

Gravitrax goes vertical with the Gravitrax PRO Vertical Starter Set magnet toy. This STEM track system is powered by magnets, gravity and kinetic energy – just build your track and set the Gravity Spheres rolling.

Create your own vertical 3D track design, suspending your tracks in the air with balconies, and connecting the pillars to the transparent walls to create more intricate paths for the marbles. If the Gravity Spheres stop or fly off before reaching the target, put your problem solving skills to the test and try something new. The Gravitrax PRO Vertical Starter Set comes with 149 components, including everything you need to get started.

Lite Brite Wall Art Pop Wow

Lite Brite Wall Art Wow for top christmas toys 2022

Build the largest Lite-Brite yet at 16×16 inches! Introduce 1950s and 1960s inspired Pop Art themes into any room with this Wall Art building set! Includes 3 HD Pop Art designs to choose from. Build one design and display it, or remove the pegs to build a different design. Follow the templates or use your imagination to come up with your own designs.

Includes 6,000 mini-sized pegs in assorted colours to craft your masterpiece!

Lite Brite Stranger Things Special Edition

Lite Brite Stranger Things for top christmas toys 2022

Your favourite retro toy teams up with Stranger Things! Create art with light with this high-definition Stranger Things Special Edition Demogorgon Hunters Lite-Brite set in retro packaging for fans 14+ to collect and display.

Also includes, Stranger Things stickers to customise your unit frame and a branded pouch to carry and store your pegs in.

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Turning Red Many Moods of Mei Plush Toy

Turning Red Many Moods of Mei Plush for top christmas toys 2022

Get excited alongside the Disney and Pixar Turning Red Many Moods of Mei Plush. Press Red Panda Mei’s paw to hear music from the film and cute phrases like “I’m calm”; squeeze her belly to hear excited growls. This plush inspires imaginative role-play and safe ways to discuss the complex emotional rollercoaster of growing up.

Fisher-Price Meditation Mouse

Fisher Price Meditation mouse for top christmas toys 2022

Help your little one to unwind during the day and prepare for a night of peaceful sleep with the Fisher-Price Meditation Mouse plush toy. This soft mouse toy comes in an adorable design, featuring a variety of soft and satiny textures, an embroidered face and super cute pyjamas.

This Fisher-Price plush toy features a glowing belly light that can help to calm and comfort your baby, sending infants drifting off to sleep so that they can have happy dreams.

The Meditation Mouse plush toy features three calming modes to choose from, including a daytime relaxation session, a nighttime soothing sounds mode, and a 3-part bedtime wind-down exercise.

Disney Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Game

This here is the wildest game in the wilderness! Step off the stagecoach and into the cursed mining town of Tumbleweed. Will you find fortune mining the mysterious mountain, or awaken its many dangers?

Discover gold-filled veins, grow your mining operations with new equipment, and invest in the town’s businesses. With the right strategy, and a dash of good ol’ fashioned luck, you may strike it rich!

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Heroes of Goo Jit Zu Goo Shifters

Heroes of goo jit zu for top christmas toys 2022

The Heroes of Goo Jit Zu Goo Shifters are back and waiting for you to make them even stronger! Squeeze the capsule inside your figure to activate the “slime conversion” and release the power that is inside the heroes. Watch the slime in the bodies in front of your eyes change colour.

Blazagon, Thrash, Pantaro and Tyro are back and come with new slime transformation. In addition, there are new Goo Shifters heroes that transform, such as Bengal, the new girlfriend of the heroes.

There are 7 Heroes of Goo Jit Zu Goo Shifters collectible figures, including a super rare figure that lights up. Each of them has a unique slime filling and “slime conversion”. Squeeze and stretch your heroes until they are three times the size. Best of all, they will always return to their original shape. Squeeze, stretch and collect them all.

Jurassic World Real FX Baby Blue

Real FX Baby Blue for top christmas toys 2022

Jurassic Park RealFX Baby Blue is a baby Velociraptor dinosaur that comes alive in your arms ready for your nurturing and protection. Baby Blue has a built-in RealFX pistol grip controller mechanism concealed by an authentic Rangers handling glove. The controller allows you to bring Baby Blue to life in multiple ways. This full scale baby dino comes to life in your hand like no remote control toy ever could!

RealFX Baby Blue bites, lunges, growls, roars, purrs and protects its owner. Multiple skin sensors and Wow! Stuff’s RealFX functionality including more than 20 sounds directly from Blue in the Jurassic World movies brings RealFX Baby Blue to life like no toy dinosaur ever created!

LEGO® Marvel I am Groot

LEGO I am Groot for top christmas toys 2022

Marvel fans can build their own Groot and arrange the cute character to recreate his favourite dance moves. The fully jointed LEGO Marvel I am Groot toy is easy to position and comes with a pretend cassette to recreate the famous Baby Groot dancing scene from Guardians of the Galaxy 2.

The set comes with printed instructions and a digital LEGO Building Instructions app to view, zoom and rotate the model while assembling.

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Star Wars Villainous: Power of the Dark Side

Star Wars Villainous Power of the Dark

In Star Wars Villainous: Power of the Dark Side, you’ll play as an iconic Star Wars Villain. Choose Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, General Grievous, Asajj Ventress, or Moff Gideon. Each Villain has a unique objective and abilities.

Meddle with your opponents by forcing them to face off against Jedi and heroes like Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and The Mandalorian.

VTech DJ Beat Boxer

DJ Beat Boxer for top christmas toys 2022

Stroke and play music with the pawsome VTech DJ Beat Boxer, the music-mixing pupster! Mix tracks, make music, record your own voice and snuggle with the puppy.

Features 3 interactive modes: Beatboxing, music and nurture mode. Provides hours of fun and snuggles!

Monster Jam Monster Megalodon All-Terrain Remote Control Monster Truck

Monster Jam Megalodon RC for top christmas toys 2022

Experience all-terrain performance with the official Monster Jam Megalodon Monster Truck! This 1:15 scale remote control Monster Jam monster truck drives on water and any terrain with amazing performance and speed.

The Megalodon STORM puts the Monster Jam RC truck’s action in your hands and gives you the power to conquer snow, mud, rocks and grass. With a water-resistant body and lightweight custom tires, the Megalodon STORM can race on water, then switch to land and keep on going. Pull off epic manoeuvres as you race left and right, drive forward and reverse with the easy-to-use remote control and turn your world into a Monster Jam arena!

DoodleJamz JellyBoards

The squishy nature of DoodleJamz JellyBoards create an amazing sensory touch experience, similar to finger-painting but without the mess. JellyBoards gel is 100% non-toxic and sealed securely inside the frame.

Now you can fidget and create art at the same time! JellyBoards has the squishy, tactile feel of fidget toys but also allows kids to express their creativity.

LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Peach Starter Course

lego super mario peach adventures starter

LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Peach Starter course includes interactive Princess Peach, Lemmy and Yellow Toad figures and a buildable course. The interactive Peach figure has a colour sensor, an LCD screen to display instant reactions and a speaker to play sounds from the video games.

Kids earn rewards from the Flying ? Block plus digital coins for helping LEGO Peach play on the swing and for interactions with the Yellow Toad.

Expand, rebuild and create unlimited unique levels with LEGO Super Mario Expansion Sets (sold separately).

Melissa & Doug Band in a Box

Kids will love this unique wooden Melissa & Doug Band-in-a-Box set of hand-crafted wooden instruments. Strike the chimes, toot the train whistle, rub together the rhythm sticks, rattle the cymbals, and beat the circle drum.

Band-in-a-box is a great introduction to musical instruments, and helps teach children listening skills, auditory discrimination, and fine motor skills.

Mantis by Exploding Kittens

With the simplicity of UNO and depth of Gin Rummy, Mantis is designed for both kids and adults. But adults should be warned that kids will often beat them at this game!

Mantis has simple and easy to learn rules, quick rounds of play, and is perfect for multiple family occasions.

These Are the Hot Toys for Christmas 2022! - Mykidstime

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Published On: August 19th, 2022 / Categories: Lifestyle / Last Updated: August 23rd, 2022 / Tags: , , , /

About the Author: Emily Manning

Emily Manning
Emily is the coffee-loving Editor of MyKidsTime. Mum of one daughter and two naughty Tibetan Terriers, she is particularly partial to Curly Wurlys and unable to resist pretty stationery and new cookbooks. As an avid foodie and domestic goddess-wannabe, she is most likely to be found in the kitchen.

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