Everyone is on the lookout for the top Christmas toys 2010, and in fairness, the hottest holiday toys for all celebrations and occasions. Each holiday season, lists of the top hot toys for Christmas are released, and predictably, parents, grandparents, siblings, cousins, Romans, countrymen… everyone goes and flocks to the store to pick them up.
This year, there are some great hot holiday toys to choose between, including ones for little kids and bigger kids, and both boys and girls. The sooner you get started shopping for the top 2010 Christmas toys, the sooner you can finish the process and the easier you can avoid the madness at the malls. You’ll also be all the more likely to actually find the hot toys for Christmas 2010 in stock, ensuring you get the best gifts for your kids and relatives.
Popular Toys 2010 – The Top 10 Hot Christmas Toys List
Fisher-Price Sing-A-Ma-Jigs– Price $15-45; ages 3-6
The Sing-A-Ma-Jigs might be the single most popular toy on the list, potentially, with a huge number of different colors and designs. These are definitely some of the best hot toys for Christmas and the holidays that you should grab up, and they are pretty cheap too. They offer three modes of play, singing, chattering, singing with other toys in harmony, offering lots of interaction and fun, and many ways to interact. You can also pair up a few of these with the great Dance Star Mickey ($60-$70), which walks, talks and dances.
Disney Princess and Me Dolls– Price $59.99-$74.99; girls
Disney Princess and Me Dolls are definitely some of the best hot toys for Christmas 2010. They are 18 inch dolls and are highly detailed, featuring fancy outfits and accessories, and more. They also come in many specific varieties, such as Ariel from the Little Mermaid, Tiana, Belle and many others, so there’s a look and a character for everyone.
My Pillow Pets 18 Inch Stuffed Animals – Price $19.95-$44.95; 3 and up
There are many different options to choose from, including the Lavender Unicorn, Miss Lady Bug, Dog, as well as tigers, pigs, lambs, dolphins, whales and many others. These soft, plush toys are 18 inches in size, very soft and cute, machine washable, and can be used for playing or as a pillow. With all of the styles and animals, these are bound to be some of the hottest 2010 Christmas toys.
Calico Critters Luxury Townhome – Price $79.95- 89.95 – 3 years and up; girls
This is a deluxe version of the popular Calico Critters Townhome with four rooms, a balcony, movable rooms and accessories, and even functioning lights. You need to buy the Calico Critters and furniture sets separately, although your child might already be stocked up on those, making this gift perfect, and a surefire winner looking for 2010 Christmas toys for girls.
LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Learning Game System– Price $59.99-$69.99; ages 4-9
This is one of the most popular hot toys for Christmas 2010 that’s a winner for both kids and adults, because it’s fun and interactive, but also offers tons of great learning and education. There are more than 40 games and activities, and learning ranges from reading and math to science and geography. There are also extra cartridge games that can be purchased.
While this is the one on the popular toys 2010 list, there are many other LeapFrog learning games to choose from. Another learning game you might want to consider is the Playskool Alphie Robot ($30-$45; ages 3 and up) which lights up, sings and plays music, and comes with a stack of interactive cards to use with the dozens of buttons on the toy itself. Finally, don’t forget about the Cloud b Twilight Constellation Night Light ($20-$35), which displays a full night sky projection onto ceilings and walls, has an illuminating, soothing base, and shuts off automatically on a sleep-timer.
Imaginext Pixar Toy Story 3 TriCounty Landfill Junkyard Playset– Price $65.99 – 3 years and up; boys
This member of the popular holiday toys 2010 list is from the Toy Story 3 movie, and is a great gift for boys, featuring all sorts of different things to play around with. Buzz Lightyear, three little green aliens and Lotso are included, along with a bulldozer, a crane, and many other fun parts and pieces to control. There are also additional accessories that can be added onto this play set.
Fast Lane Wild Fire Monster Truck RC – Price $139.95; boys
Boys will be clamoring for this one of the popular toys 2010 for Christmas and the holidays. It’s a 24 inch RC monster truck, featuring a green body, huge wheels, and an easy to utilize controller. It can turn 360 degrees, has real 4 wheel drive and a roll bar, can be used in all sorts of environments, and has exhaust pipes that light up. This one will be used for years and years to come.
Lego Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle – Price $119-$130; ages 8-14 years
This massive Lego set features nearly 1,300 pieces, characters including Harry Potter, Hermione and nine others, all sorts of special pieces and accessories, a massive 3d shape and design, and hours and hours of fun. With the continuing popularity of the Harry Potter movies, this is one of the best and most popular toys 2010 for the holidays. Other popular holiday toys from Lego include the Lego Minotaurus Game and Lego Creationary Game.
Bakugan Dragonoid Colossus – Price $29.99-$40; ages 5 and up; boys
This action figure is from the Bakugan lineup of toys and action figures, and is composed of 5 separate action figures that can be combined into one massive Colossus. Can be used with the other Bakugan toys and features components for use in the game, it’s also a brand new design that’s sure to be one of the hottest popular toys 2010 for boys.
Loopz Game by Mattel – Price $29.99; ages 5 and up
The Loopz game is going to get very popular, and it features patterns lights and music that players have to mimic, involving both memory, skill and action. Loopz makes use of motion sensors, neon lights and increasing difficulty levels. There are 7 different games in the set, and you can also play head to head against a friend, for 1-4 players.
If you’re looking for more board games that kids can play, there are many other hot toys for Christmas 2010 that you can choose from. For example, you’ll find the popular Scrabble Flash Cubes game, Snap Circuits Jr., and Qwirkle, all of which offer lots of fun and different game opportunities and cost less than $30.
There you have it, the most popular toys 2010 list. There are definitely plenty of other hot toys for Christmas and the holidays, but any of the ones found on the list will be crowd pleasers, guaranteed! Stock up on the best 2010 Christmas toys before it’s too late.
Sources: Hottest & Most Popular toys for the holidays and Christmas list compiled from Amazon, Toys ‘R’ Us and other toy distributors and websites