15 Best Selling Toys on Amazon

Flybar My First Foam Pogo Jumper
Kids that use the Flybar My First Foam Pogo Jumper get exercise and have tons of fun. Walmart

A lot of kids are picky when it comes to toys. And if you don't live with the youngsters on your gift list––sometimes even when you do––choosing can be a challenge. Factor in age-appropriateness, and buying can be a time-consuming chore.

Yes, the holidays are coming quickly but don't panic. There is still time to buy great presents for your favorite children. Whether you want a game, plush toy or brain teaser, Amazon has you covered.

Amazon Top Selling Toys

The closer the holidays get, the less time you have to shop. Amazon has an array of top-rated, best-selling toys for kids, and here are 15 of our favorites. As always, the prices listed may fluctuate over time.

1. TeeTurtle Moody Reversible Octopus Plushie

TeeTurtle
The TeeTurtle Moody Reversible Octopus Plushie is fun to hold, squish as a stress reliever and announce your moods, too! Amazon

One look at the TeeTurtle Moody Reversible Octopus Plushie, and you'll see why it is a hit on TikTok. And we love that the manufacturer says the Plushie is suitable for everyone from 36 months to 99 years. So what's so great about these 7-inch by 7-inch by 5-inch fabric toys? There's the tactile squishiness, so squeeze it when you need some stress relief. Plus, the 36 colorful designs are reversible, so you can use them to indicate your mood to those who are unaware. And some sport "happy" and "sad" lips so you can quickly tell which side announces the mood you're in. Who says toys are kid stuff?

Buy at Amazon for $15.

2. LeapFrog 100 Animals Book

Leap Frog 100 Animals Book
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There's a reason you spot some version of the LeapFrog 100 Animals Book almost everywhere you go. The six double-sided interactive pages have 12 categories of animals classified by forest, ocean and shore. All you need are two AA batteries, and the pages come alive with English or Spanish audio that announces animal names, animal sounds and fun facts. There are even three fun and educational songs. The book measures 1.89 inches by 9.37 inches by 9.17 inches, so it's easy to pack it for travel. It's a great gift for kids 18 months and older. Plus, you can choose from a variety of colors.

Buy at Amazon for $15.99.

3. ThinkFun Gravity Maze Falling Marble Logic Game

Think Fun Gravity Maze
ThinkfFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Brain Game helps kids (and adults!) develop analytical, math and other skills while playing a fun game! Amazon

Get the kids away from the computer to play ThinkFun Gravity Maze Falling Marble Logic Game, and they might not want to go back. This maze is basically a logic game, marble run and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) toy that helps kids (and adults!) build logic, analysis and math skills. The game measures 9.38 inches by 3 inches by 10.5 inches and has 60 challenges that take players from beginner to expert. And you don't need to go it alone. There is a clearly written instruction manual so you can start playing immediately.

Buy at Amazon for $29.99.

4. Crayola Light Up Tracing Pad

Crayola Light Up Tracing Pad
Kids ages 6 and older can use the Crayola Light Up Tracing Pad to let their inner artistry flow. Amazon

Guide kids ages 6 and up to unleash their inner artists with Crayola Light Up Tracing Pad. It comes with 20 tracing paper sheets, 12 short colored pencils and a No. 2 pencil. Just add 3 AA batteries (not included), and it's ready to go. The LED technology in this 15.06-inch by 12.38-inch by 2.38-inch pad automatically adjusts for low-light conditions while the surface makes tracing lines easy. It comes in your choice of colors.

Buy at Amazon for $27.99

5. Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza

Taco Cat Goat Cheese
Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza is a fast-paced card game for the whole family. Amazon

Now's the time to introduce the kids to a card game the whole family will enjoy. Don't let the simple name and art on the 3.5-inch by 2.5-inch by 1-inch card deck fool you. This game will have every player from age 8 to 100 laughing and debating as they compete to see who can get rid of their cards the fastest.

Buy at Amazon for $10.

6. LOL Surprise Movie Magic Dolls

LOL Surprise Movie Magic Dolls
LOL Surprise Movie Magic Dolls combine Hollywood magic and fashion. Amazon

Kids who are into movies, Hollywood and fame––and what kids aren't, really?––will love LOL Surprise Movie Magic Dolls. Each 4.5-inch doll comes with movie props, film scenes, 3D glasses, a cue card and a secret message. There are even more features when you feed or bathe the doll (think color change)!

Buy at Amazon for $32.44.

7. Christmas Elf Behaving Badly Plush Toy

Christmas Elf Behaving Badly
Christmas Elf Behaving Badly Plush Toys report behavior right to Santa. Amazon

Why get Elf of the Shelf when you can get Christmas Elf Behaving Badly Plush Toy? This little elf keeps an eye on all kids and reports kids' behavior straight to Santa. Each 2.36-inch by 1.18-inch by 15.75-inch elf is made of felt and plastic, so they're safe. But tell kids not to touch the elf, or it will lose its power.

Buy at Amazon for $9.95.

8. Basic Fun Lite-Brite Ultimate Classic Retro Game

Basic Fun Lite-Brite Ultimate Classic Retro Game
The Basic Fun Lite-Brite Ultimate Classic Retro Game offers classic fun with a bigger boost of light and displays. Amazon

Lite-Brite was first introduced in 1969, and it's still one of the best-selling games today, certainly on Amazon. Basic Fun Lite-Brite Ultimate Classic Retro Game is the same game but supercharged for today's kids. Players use the 200 colorful, round, 1-inch long pegs to make lights into artwork on the 8.125-inch by 6.875-inch screen. Players only need to press the button on the front for a dazzling light show of their artwork with four different light modes!

Buy at Amazon for $12.12.

9. Shashibo Shape-Shifting Box

Shashibo Mystery Box
The Shashibo Shape-Shifting Box is a magnetic puzzle that serves as a stress reliever. Amazon

The Shashibo Shape-Shifting Box isn't like any other puzzle you've likely used. This one has 36 rare earth magnets that challenge the user for hours. Each puzzle has four unique, artistic patterns. That means each time users play they experience a new picture. This is also an excellent fidget cube. Users report a calming effect each time they put a piece in place.

Buy at Amazon for $25.

10. 5 Surprise Mystery Capsule Series

5 Surprise Mystery Capsule Series
Most kids love surprises and this package delivers five in each capsule. Amazon

Kids love surprises and miniatures, so what's not to love about a gift featuring both! Each 5 Surprise Mystery Capsule Series capsule contains several mystery miniatures and more. Each of the capsules measures 3.37 inches by 33.37 inches by 33.37 inches, and these are the perfect gift for kids ages 5 and older.

Buy at Amazon from $10.99.

11. Original Tamagotchi

Original Tamagotchi
The Original Tamagotchi digital pet from the 1990s is back in an array of colors. Amazon

Way back in 1997, the Original Tamagotchi digital pet was a hot toy. Owners fed it, played with it, gave it medicine and more. The 90's-themed must-have toy is back. You can choose the original yellow shell with a lavender frame and bright pink buttons, or a different colored Tamagotchi. Its owner "raises it" from egg to adult, just like they did in the old days!

Buy at Amazon from $17.92.

12. Exploding Kittens Throw Throw Burrito

Throw Throw Burrito
Exploding Kittens Throw Throw Burrito is a fast-paced card game for 2-6 players age 7 and over. Amazon

Expect everyone to love this fast-paced Exploding Kittens Throw Throw Burrito party game played by 2 to 6 players in just 15 minutes. The package contains 120 cards, seven tokens and two adorable foam burritos soft enough to throw at opponents. Players compete to collect matching sets of cards faster than anyone else while ducking airborne burritos. It's a great game for anyone age 7 and older.

Buy at Amazon for $19.99.

13. Playskool Sit 'n Spin Classic Spinning Activity Toy

The Playskool Sit'n Spin Classic Spinning Activity
Kids have enjoyed the Playskool Sit'n Spin Classic Spinning Activity Toy for more than 90 years. Amazon

The Playskool Sit'n Spin Classic Spinning Activity Toy has had generations of kids spinning, giggling and laughing in the 90 years since it was first introduced. Kids ages 18 months and older sit on the toy and push and pull to make it spin as fast as they like. The brightly colored toy measures 4.02 inches by 18 inches by 17.99 inches. That means it's easy to take in the car and RV when you're on vacation.

Buy at Amazon from $34.99.

14. Flybar My First Foam Pogo Jumper

Flybar My First Foam Pogo Jumper
Kids can use The Flybar My First Foam Pogo Jumper insides or out. Amazon

Kids ages 3 and older can go boing, boing, boing on Flybar My First Foam Pogo Jumper whether they are inside or out. Besides fun, the 10.43-inch by 5.51-inch by 4.92-inch pogo jumper gives kids much-needed exercise plus helps them develop coordination, balance and gross motor skills. Users can weigh up to 250 pounds so that adults can try it out, too.

Buy at Amazon for $16.99.

15. Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack

Play-DOH
The Play-Doh modeling compound 24-pack provides hours of creative entertainment. Amazon

Ever since 1956, kids have loved Play-Doh. The Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-pack is a non-toxic modeling compound. Kids ages 2 and older will love the array of colors they can mix and match that they press, roll, squish and squeeze into fun shapes. This reusable, long-lasting clay is perfect for hours of fun.

Buy at Amazon for $20.99.

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