17 super popular toys you can buy at Walmart right now
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Ask any parent: Keeping up with the latest and greatest toys on the market is nearly impossible, especially when kids' preferences seemingly change at the drop of a hat. Between the constant stream of Hot Wheels, Barbies, L.O.L Surprise dolls, Legos, and more that are released, it's no secret that shopping for new toys can be stressful—and oftentimes expensive to boot. However, as children continue to spend more time at home, parents are posed with the new challenge of keeping them both entertained, educated, and engaged throughout the day—not the easiest task for any busy caretaker. Thus, it's only natural to want to get your hands on the top-rated toys that will provide hours of fun and stimulation.
To help add some more varied options into your little one's toy chest rotation, we've gone ahead and compiled a list of all sorts of top-rated picks that are sure to be hits during playtime. Best of all, you'll be able to get them all in one place: right at Walmart! And don't forget—if you have Walmart+, you can get any of these toys delivered straight to your door alongside your next grocery delivery (as long as your local Walmart participates in the program).
From interactive gadgets to cartoon-character favorites, these toys are both kid- and parent-approved, according to customers, and were hand-picked to fit an array of budgets.
1. A too-cute Baby Yoda plush to get in on the phenomenon
Affectionately dubbed "Baby Yoda," this lovable creature is actually known as Grogu, or "The Child" from the hit series The Mandalorian on Disney+. Thanks to his meme-worthy expressions and overall cuteness, he's quickly become an iconic figure and one of the fan-favorites from the Star Wars universe. More than 750 Walmart shoppers gush over his adorable and realistic appearance, with one shopper avowing, "you'll never get a better Baby Yoda for the money!" The soft-bodied toy has a sturdy base filled with beans as well, so you can choose to snuggle it or leave him out on display.
2. A sleek jet for Barbie and friends
The adventures are endless for your little ones with this hot pink Barbie Travel Dream Plane, which is loaded with fun features, and boasts enough seating for three dolls to fly anywhere in style. The set includes suitcase storage coupled with 15 accessories, such as a puppy travel companion and dining cart with both meals and beverages. Of its 300+ positive reviews, parents praise its large size, great quality, and ability to inspire imaginative play and rich storytelling. Prepare for takeoff!
3. This sweet ride for driveway fun
While your kiddos may not have a license just yet, that shouldn't stop them from cruising around in a lean, mean driving machine of their own. Designed for ages between 2 and 11 years, this three-speed jeep is ready for all sorts of automobile adventures with its traction wheels and spring suspension system. Safety features include an adjustable seat belt, remote control, and bright LED headlights. There's also a built-in AUX outlet and radio to bump some tunes while putting pedal to the metal. More than 2,000 Walmart shoppers have given this truck their stamp of approval, highlighting its roomy interior and easy assembly in particular.
4. A LEGO brand collaboration with Super Mario
This interactive Lego set for children ages 6 and up allows them to play as a realistic 3D Super Mario figure, which comes LED-equipped and gives more than 100 instant reactions, with movement in his eyes, mouth, and belly. The accompanying LEGO Super Mario app helps players collect virtual coins by moving him from the Start Pipe to the Goal Pole. Complete with spinning and cloud platforms, blocks, and opponents such as Goomba and Bowser Jr., the setup options consist of more than 231 pieces and can be rearranged to create new levels to beat. With an overall 4.4-star rating, many happy buyers state it's ideal for Mario fans young or old, being equal parts challenging and engaging.
5. This sporty coupe car with a few surprises
Surprise toys are more popular than ever these days, with L.O.L. Surprise! dolls and toys leading the pack. While there's tons of accessories and playsets to choose from, this stylish sports car has garnered quite a few fans at Walmart. It comes with an exclusive L.O.L. Surprise! doll, while the eye-catching car features fold-out mirrors, keys, and a glove compartment. The seats come with attached seat belts and are completely adjustable to fit dolls of all shapes and sizes, while fun surprises in the back include a pool and dance floor that emerges from the trunk. With a near perfect 4.7-star rating from more than 400 customers, the many cute details of this coupe have won over several buyers.
6. A 34-piece doll house fit for royalty
Dolls will be living in the lap of luxury with this massive eight-room dollhouse, which measures roughly 4.5 feet tall and 4 feet wide. This wooden playset comes included with more than 30 pieces of furniture and is designed for dolls up to 12 inches tall. Its coolest feature is arguably the working elevator, which children can operate using knobs on the side of the dollhouse. Just be sure to set aside a few hours to assemble this toy. Close to 1,400 Walmart shoppers state that while assembly takes a few hours, the overall beauty, durability, and great quality materials make this doll mansion a winner.
7. A puppy ride-on to race to the rescue
This plush ride-on allows a PAW Patrol Pup to serve as the majestic steed for your little one. With the help of a foot pedal to propel the user forward at a 2.5 MPH max speed, it's designed to maneuver easily around your home or even the backyard for a bit of outdoor play. A pup house is included for storage when not in use, and it's even equipped with sound effects to make their rescue mission come to life. Over 400 customers have given this mighty pup a thumbs up for its long-lasting battery that holds a charge well, as well as its large size.
8. A Hot Wheels car hauler that doubles as a launch ramp
This Mega Hauler Truck carries up to 50 cars within its six huge tiers. Ideal for transporting your little one's Hot Wheels collection or to attach a track to for racing fun, shoppers state this vehicle checks all the boxes in terms of convenience and quality, and provides for hours of playtime. Psst, this 20-car Hot Wheels gift pack and track builder both come highly rated too, should you desire a few add-ons.
9. An electric scooter to cruise around the neighborhood
As the leading name in scooter sales, you can count on Razor to produce dependable, power-packed scooters like the Razor Power Core 90. Featuring a 90W hub motor and 12V lead-acid batteries, kids can cruise around for up to 80 minutes on a full charge. All it takes is a kick-start to get the scooter roaring to go; riders can then reach a top speed of 10 mph. Numerous positive reviews laud this scooter's long runtime and durable steel construction, with one commenting, "It went together easily, charged up, and works like a charm."
10. This adorable, doe-eyed preschooler doll
If you haven't heard of Kindi Kids, allow us to introduce you. These bobblehead dolls attend kindergarten at Rainbow Kindi, and each comes with an interactive food-themed accessory. Marsha Mello (pictured above) has been a smash hit with Walmart shoppers in particular, who adore her colorfulness and magical cake pop accessory that features a cherry that disappears. Her unique appearance is accented by gorgeous glittery eyes, rainbow-streaked hair, and a too-cute pastel jumper that's easy to swap out—so the outfit options are endless!
11. A Paw Patrol lookout tower to help save the day
If you kids just can't get enough of the four-legged squad known as PAW Patrol, they'll love viewing Adventure Bay from this lookout tower. At more than two-feet tall, it's plenty big to house its working telescope, elevator, and zip line, and even one of the six Mighty Pups (sold separately) on its platform. It's even designed with various lights and sounds that interact with the pups: The button on the tower, for instance, triggers Ryder to announce his missions. Many customers are happy to report in reviews that it's super user-friendly and keeps kids busy for hours.
12. This Easy-Bake Oven for your baker in training
For any aspiring little chefs, this sparkly Easy-Bake Ultimate Oven is a fantastic toy to start whipping up sweet treats. Aside from the oven itself, it comes with a baking pan and spatula—so essentially, all the tools they'll need to start a home bakery. Just make sure to stock up on a few mixes so that they have the recipes and ingredients raring to go! It may even give you take you right back to childhood, too, as many nostalgic Walmart shoppers have attested to in their glowing reviews.
13. A Crayola art kit to inspire the next Picasso
Inspire a little creativity in your young ones with this Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Toy Pet Playset, which features four little pets, a scrub tub, scrub brush, six washable markers, and an instruction sheet to draw and color all sorts of designs with. The fun is essentially endless as well, since the scrub tub and scrub brushes allows the pets to be washed off and freshened up for a new doodle. According to almost 300 shoppers, the animals activate the imagination, while the colors wash out fairly easily.
14. A pop star Barbie that's ready to top the charts
Barbie has tried her hand at lots of careers over the years, but this time it's her turn in the spotlight. This purple-haired doll is styled in a totally stage-ready outfit, comprised of a glittering iridescent skirt, silvery top, and chic purple shoes. She's also ready to sing her heart out with a bejeweled microphone and microphone stand. Close to 350 buyers mention these gorgeous details help make this a Barbie that deserves to be in every collection.
15. This timeless Mr. Potato Head toy
Mr. Potato Head may be old-school (it's now been over 70 since his release), but he's a classic for a reason. Kids can develop their fine motor skills with this beloved spud, rearranging his eyes, nose, and 11 total body parts into as many funny faces they can imagine. It's quintessential mix-match fun that close to 350 reviewers gush over.
16. This indoor bumper car to take for a spin
Now you can skip the amusement park thanks to toys like this Kidzone Electric Bumper Car, which is designed for children aged 1.5 to 6 years. Able to spin a full 360 degrees, it truly captures the carnival spirit, but tops out at a max speed of 0.75 MPH so the kiddos aren't racing around. They'll be able to steer around using simple joystick controls, or parents can take over with remote controls as they see fit. Nearly 400 Walmart shoppers have left positive reviews, appreciating its safety features and ability to hone driving skills.
17. An all-terrain remote control truck
Remote control toys are an awesome way to sharpen fine motor skills and coordination, with the Monster Jam RC Megalodon Storm being no exception. This water-resistant, lightweight truck can drive through mountainous terrain and water easily, according to its 300+ reviewers, and is reportedly extremely durable and easy to control. It's also USB rechargeable, and can be controlled from up to 100 feet away.
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