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Top Kids Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Holiday Top Toys for Christmas

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Find the top toys this year for all the kids on your Christmas holiday shopping list! We’ve gathered some of the hottest toys this year along with some other favourites. Some of these toys are selling out fast, but as of this publishing, they are all still available at the links provided below. 

Shop for them online at Amazon, Indigo, Toys R Us or your favourite local shop!

Got2Glow Fairy Finder

Ages 5+

Open the magical fairy finder jar and let the fairies fly in! With 30+ virtual fairies to collect and trade with friends in this Fairy Finder jar. There are 100+ fairies to collect in total, finding fairies never ends!

Find it on indigo.ca

Fisher-Price S’More Fun Campfire Play Set

Ages 3+ yrs

Does it get more Canadian than this adorable pretend play set from Fisher-Price? The set includes a 2-sided mat for campfire play or picnic play, a stuffed log with crinkle fire, a felt axe. Preschoolers can pretend to  “Roast” s’mores on wood sticks with pretend marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers
We love the slip-on wearable bear paws for roar and chase fun!

Find it on amazon.ca

Jabuka Family Word Game

Ages 8+

Boost your brain power with a new kind of word game where you bend rules and twist letters to make, transform, and steal words in a high-octane quick hit of fun! The patented twistable alphabet makes word-making easy, fun and creative, especially for kids. Fast and loose rules, no turn-taking, plus word-twisting and stealing, makes for competitive, one-on-one or team play.

Find it on amazon.ca

Montessori Wooden Dinosaur Stacking Blocks 

Ages 3-5 yrs

This cute wooden stacking dinosaur set helps young children learn about colour, balance and problem solving. The small pieces are light and fun to handle – each a unique shape that can stack with others in a different way each time. The dinosaurs make for fun play pieces on their own during imaginative free play time as well.

Find it on amazon.ca

Snap Spinners

Ages 3+

These fidget stoppers are a great gift for anyone – they can help relieve stress and anxiety simply by spinning them. They are addictive without the screen. These toys claim to enhance concentration and keep hands busy, great for autism, ADD/ADHD/OCD. They make great stocking stuffers too!

Find it on amazon.ca or indigo.ca

Artie 3000

Ages 7-12

Learn code the fun way with Artie – kids write the code and Artie 3000 draws the lines!
This creative toy introduces kids to STEM and steam-based learning.

Find it on amazon.ca

Shifu Orboot Interactive Globe

Ages 4-10 yrs

The Shifu Orboot augmented reality globe takes kids on an educational trip around the world. The globe pairs with an app containing 1,000+ facts about our world. Kids just ‘scan’ over the globe to see the AR regional facts. Categories in the app include cultures, monuments, inventions, animals, maps and weather for various countries across the globe. 

Find it on amazon.ca

Osmo Genius

Ages 6-10 yrs

Play beyond the screen! Osmo is an award-winning educational game system that changes the way your child interacts with the iPad and Amazon Fire tablets by pairing them up with them hands-on play. Children interact with actual handheld pieces and a tablet. The system teaches math, spelling, word comprehension, listening skills, physics, freehand drawing, creative problem-solving, and more. 

Find it on amazon.ca and indigo.ca

Tim Horton’s Hockey Barbie

Ages 6+

Inspiring girls to explore their limitless potential and encourages them that they can be anything, including a hockey player! Makes a great gift for collectors and kids aged 6 years and up.

Find it on amazon.ca and indigo.ca

Star Wars Mandalorian Baby Yoda with Carry Satchel

Ages 3+

Star Wars fans will love taking on the role of the Mandalorian bounty hunter to care for the Child as their own! The cute plush toy comes with a cute carry satchel, and posable legs, arms and ears. Squeeze its hand to hear sounds from the show!

Find it on amazon.ca

Gridopolis – A 3D Strategy Game

Ages 8+ yrs

It’s being called the world’s first 3D strategy game and system. 1-4 players can build hundreds of unique boards, play, build, modify, and expand the grid-set. Gridopolis is an original game that is easy to learn with rules based on classic games such as chess, checkers, and tic-tac-toe.

Find it on amazon.ca

Hatchimals Pixies, Crystal Flyers

Ages 6+

Crystal Flyers are the first of the Hatchimals Pixie dolls that can actually fly! Inside of the crystal egg, you’ll find a Crystal Flyer Pixie with glittery wings, an iridescent dress. LED lights on her dress start to pulse and her glittery wings begin to flutter and spin. Let her go and she’ll magically fly – featuring a built-in sensor, your pixie can sense where your hands are as you help her to fly indoors. Lift your hands high and she’ll fly high, move them low and she’ll fly low!

Find it on amazon.ca and indigo.ca

My Real Jam™ Acoustic Toy Guitar

Ages 3-6 yrs

Let kids harness their inner guitarist! This learner guitar comes with four play modes—Play with the Band, Free Play; Solo Jam and Play Any Song with Bluetooth (so cool!).

Find it on amazon.ca and indigo.ca

Gund Baby Animated Kissy The Penguin

Baby & Toddler

Kissy the penguin is not only cute and cuddly but he also sings and blows kisses at the push of a button! Press Kissy’s feet to hear her sing and move her wings along with “Frere Jacques” or play an interactive kissing game as Kissy lifts her wings to her beak and back down in a “kissy” motion to teach baby how to blow kisses back.

Find it on amazon.ca

Marvel Bend and Flex Spider-Man Vs. Ock-Bot

Ages 4+

These stylized Super Hero action figures have bendable arms and legs that can bend and hold in place for the picture-perfect pose! Each flexible tentacle on the Ock-Bot holds an attached weapon so kids can flex, bend, and pose the Ock-Bot in battle.

Find it on amazon.ca

VTech® KidiZoom® Smartwatch DX3

Ages 4+

The kid-friendly DX3 watch features dual cameras for pictures, selfies and videos along with one- and two-player games, daily reminders and more. The light on the watch doubles as a camera flash and flashlight. Kids can create custom clockfaces from your own photos or swipe through 50+ animated faces to make time-telling exciting. Switch to School mode when it’s time to limit the DX3 to a watch only. Available in Blue and Pink.

Find it on amazon.ca and indigo.ca

Playmobil Volkswagen Camper

Ages 5-99 yrs

This fun retro camper set from Playmobil includes two figures, van, luggage, map, camera, food supplies, thermos, cups, and other accessories. Remove the roof to access the camper’s interior, open the two side doors to reveal shelves and a fold-down vanity.

Find it on amazon.ca

Joyjam Kids Camera

Ages 3-8 yrs

Kids digital cameras make a great gift for the holidays. These fat chunky models come in fun colours and are easy for kids to hold, and sturdy if dropped. This model can take up to 1920x1080P video in adddition to digital photos.

Find it on amazon.ca

Little Tikes Easy Store  3ft Trampoline

Ages 3-6 yrs

A great indoor toy to help kids to stay active! This 3-foot trampoline provides hours of bouncing fun, plus the handle folds for easy storage. This is Little Tikes best-selling trampoline, and its spring-free design is the safest on the market. 

Find it on amazon.ca and indigo.ca

VTech Soothing Songs Fox

Baby & Toddler

Helps baby learn to self-soothe with peaceful songs and melodies including classical music, lullabies and popular kids’ songs. This cute plush Fox’s heart glows with a comforting soft light that fades in and out with the peaceful music, nature sounds and phrases. Available in both English & French.

Find it on amazon.ca

LEGO® Chain Reactions: Design and build amazing moving machines

Ages 6+

Packed full of ideas, instructions, and inspiration for 10 LEGO machines that spin, swing, pivot, roll, lift, and drop. Each machine alone is awesome, but put them together and you get incredible chain reactions.

Find it on amazon.ca

My Garden Baby: My First Baby Butterfly Doll

Baby & Toddler

Only available at Toys R Us Canada. Bring home a bundle of joy with this My Garden Baby My First Baby Butterfly doll! Little ones will flutter over her adorable wings, fantastical hair, and sweet jasmine scent. Wrap the plush wings around the doll for a snuggly swaddle! Available in a variety of colours.

Find it on toysrus.ca

Harry Potter Magical Capsules

Ages 3-6 yrs

Discover secret clues that glow in the dark, unveil invisible spells using water reveal mechanisms, and follow the steps to unlock the surprise character. Kids receive seven surprises inside each capsule.

Find it on amazon.ca

Best Learning Stack & Learn

Baby & Toddler

Winner of the Creative Child Toy of the Year, and Creative Play of the Year. A childhood classic colorful stacking toy is now interactive and even more educational for your baby. The five stacking rings represent a different color, musical instrument or animal sound in 3 fun modes. 6 months and up.

Find it on amazon.ca

Spirit Untamed Doll & Spirit Horse

Ages 3+

Be a part of the friendship, bravery and adventure with DreamWorks animated film, Spirit Untamed! Set includes choice of doll & horse, and accessories. Makes a great gift for ages 3 years old and up, especially those who love friendship, horses and animals!

Find it on amazon.ca

Escape Room The Game, Family Edition

Ages 10+

Keep your cool under pressure! Feel the thrill and enjoy the mystery of an Escape Room in your own home. In this challenging and unpredictable game, you have to work together as a family to solve puzzles and find hidden clues.

Find it on amazon.ca

LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box

Ages 4+

Kids become creative builders with the huge LEGO set contains 790 pieces! It includes 8 different types of windows and doors, 2 baseplates, 6 toy tires and wheel rims and lot’s more, plus packaging serves as storage!

Find it on amazon.ca

Wrebbit 3D – Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Puzzle

Ages 12+

Build your own 3D Ghostbusters Ecto 1! This is the perfect gift for any Ghostbusters fan with 280 pieces that snap together – no glue required!

Find it on amazon.ca

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