Hot Christmas Toys 2016-2017

Top 10 Best Christmas Toys 2017 – Hot Christmas Gifts 2017

Hot Christmas Toys 2017, The Christmas bells are ringing and your kids are counting down to getting their new set of Christmas toys. Shopping for Christmas gifts for kids can be quite the task, because you want to see their eyes light up when they open their gifts. We have made it easier to shop for your kids Christmas gifts by compiling a list of the best Christmas gifts 2017.

  1. Yeti in My Spaghetti Game

Who doesn’t love a silly game that the whole family can take part in playing? Well if you are looking for such a game, Yeti in My Spaghetti is the game to get.

The game features, you guessed it, Yeti, 30 Noodles strings and a Bowl. Stack up the spaghetti in the bowl, place Yeti on top and see how many noodles you can remove without yeti failing. Anyone number of players can take part in this game and play it as well, from your 4 year old and including your grandma!


  1. FurReal Friends Torch, My Blazin’ Dragon

If your child wants a pet but you don’t think they are quite ready for the responsibility, then teach them the responsibility of taking care of a pet by getting them the FurReal Friends Torch Blazin Dragon.

This cute dragon makes more than 50 motions and sounds in response to touch. It comes with color-changing treats, water filler and crystals as well as an instructions manual. Feed it a change treat and watch as its color changes. It wouldn’t be a dragon if it couldn’t ‘breathe fire,’ but in this case the cute dragon breathes color mist and burps when its tank is filled up with water.


  1. Critical Cycles Cub No-Pedal Balance Bike

Has your little one been bugging you to get them a bike? Then the Critical Cycles Cub No-Pedal Balance Bike is what they need.

This bike comes without peddles with the aim of building their confidence when it comes to coordination and balance. Your child uses the foot-on-floor model to propel them forward when using the bike, and this reduced common injuries that come with training wheels and tricycles. This is a worry-free and maintenance-free bicycle, coming with airless tires and with minimal assembly required.


  1. Seedling DIY Virtual Reality Viewer

Kids are very creative and the Seedling DIY Virtual Reality Viewer will help them literally transform the world into their personal canvas!

This is a set that allows kids to create their personalized virtual reality viewers. It comes with stencils, construction paper and paints among other accessories. Using the provided tools, kids built their own mazes and using smartphones they customize it further adding challenges to the game. Everyone will enjoy this virtual reality game.


  1. DC Super Hero Girls 12″ Action Dolls

Every parent wants to be their kid’s hero and you definitely will be by getting them the DC Superhero Girl 12″ Action Dolls.

The actual DC super heroes inspire the dolls and each doll comes in a 12” package of sheer super hero fun. The great part about it is that the dolls come fashioned in costumes inspired by the original super heroes. The dolls come with articulation enabling flexible movement. Help your kid build their super hero collection by getting them the Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Supergirl, Poison Ivy and Bumble Bee dolls.


  1. Minecraft Stop Motion Movie Creator

Help your kids direct their own animated movies with the Minecraft Stop Motion Movie Creator.

The set comes with 4 mini Lego figures including the Flames Zombie and Zombie, Spider Jockey and Exclusive Alex. The set also features a movie stage, tablet/phone holder, 4 backgrounds and props. Create animated movies by arranging the characters in different scenes with different props, take photos using your phone/tablet and edit the sequences using the Minecraft app.


  1. LEGO Star Wars 75153 “AT-ST Walker”

Bring a little Star Wars into your home this Christmas with the Lego Star Wars 75153 “AT-ST Walker.”

The set features an AT-ST Walker with posable legs, wheel-activated rotation for the top section, opening cockpit/hatch, 3 mini figures including a driver, a detailed mini figure interior. Some of the accessories accompanying the set include trooper weapons such as blaster pistols and a Rebel Trooper helmet.


  1. 3Doodler Create 3D Pen With 50 Plastic Strands (Smoky Blue, Spring Green, Shocking Pink, Sapphire Blue & Electric Yellow)

The 3Doodler 3D Pen is one of those pens your kids will love using, because it allows them to come up with creative 3D creations.

This is a product from 3Doodler the makers of the highly renowned 3D printing pen, and it is designed to transform doodling, as we know it. It is the perfect pen for DIY, fine arts, marker and decorative projects, and scale model creation. The set comes with a selection of plastics for different projects including Flexy, Matte, Sparkle, Glossy, Clear and Glow. It also comes with diverse accessories including changeable Nozzle heads, a portable JetPack and a project book including 26 unique projects.


  1. Simon Air Game

The Simon Game is one of those classic memory games you definitely want to introduce to your children but with a modern twist.

The Simon Air Game uses touch-free motion technology, with the game unit sensing the motions made by a player. It comes in a wheel-design with 4 cool lights and you can play it solo or with a friend for added fun. The game comes with an instruction manual to get you started, and you are guaranteed that this is a game you’ll join in to play with your kids.


  1. Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger

Who doesn’t love laser tag? Bring the action to your home with the Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX 2-pack set.

The set features 2 Phoenix taggers accompanied by a 2-player system, with taggers getting hits in the form of lights, vibrations and sounds. It also comes with a recoil feature that engages after shots are fired and a rumble pack to let you know if you are hit. The coolest part is that when the magazine runs out of ammo, you’ll have to pop it open and back in simulating a real life handgun.

There you go; that is our list of the top 10 best Christmas filled with Christmas toys that your kids would absolutely love this year. The best thing about it is that most of the listed Christmas gifts are products that your kids will enjoy playing with the entire family.

Best STEM Toys 2016 to 2017

Best STEM Toys 2017 – STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, and is an important component of learning in the modern era; STEM education helps kids build the necessary skills for working with computers, technology, and the natural and physical sciences. STEM toys are a fantastic option for girls and boys when you’re looking for the perfect gift this holiday season. These toys encourage learning and skill building while still providing the key element of toys: fun! The following are the top 15 STEM toys for 2017 based on customer reviews.

Top 15 Best STEM Toys 2017

Osmo Coding Game

The Osmo Coding Game is an amazing add-on to the Osmo Starter Kit, an interactive, educational, and creative toy designed to integrate with an iPad. This product is a fun way to teach coding and logic to children ages 5-10. The Osmo Coding Set uses physical blocks to build sequences of code on-screen while teaching basic concepts of computer programming.


Magic School Bus Science Club Science Kit

The Magic School Bus science kit has everything you could want–even a lab coat and goggles! The Science Kit includes a one-year online subscription. You’ll get year-round fun, receiving a new kit every month for 12 months; each month contains supplies and instructions for seven experiments. You’ll also get access to the on-line clubhouse where you can learn even more.


littleBits Steam Student Set

Similar to STEM, STEAM simply incorporates the additional component of Art. This electronics set is perfect for independent and classroom learning, with creative experiments designed to integrate with NGSS and Common Core curriculum standards. The Steam Student Set is designed for up to four learners in grades 3-8 and includes over 16 hours of lessons.


Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set

This is another of Learning Resources’ STEM-based activity sets. The Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set teaches children coding and puzzle-solving skills via a programmable mouse and maze. Kids aged five and up can design their own mazes and program the mouse to run through it! This toy is the ASTRA Best Toy winner of 2016.


WowWee Robosapien X

The Robosapien X is a walking, running robot designed by a NASA scientist. The robot can be controlled by a controller or with an iOS or Android device. Robosapien is 14” tall and has unlimited programmable steps and multiple program modes. Robosapien can jump, rap, and dance, and responds to sound and touch.


Ozobot Starter Pack, Programmable Robot Toy

The Ozobot robot was named “Best Robot” at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show. The Ozobot at 1” tall, is one of the smallest programmable robots on the market, and is a fun way to get a child introduced to programming. The Ozobot is teacher recommended, and teachers can contact Ozobot for free STEM-inspired lesson plans.


Wonder Workshop Dot Robotics Kit

You can use your Apple or Android phone or tablet to program Dot into a variety of toys and gadgets. Using Wonder and Blockly apps, you can programs hundreds of functions, such as turning Dot into an alarm clock or electronic instrument. Don’t worry if you’re inexperienced; the Wonder and Blockly apps have built-in tutorials. Over 8,500 schools have purchased Wonder Workshop robots.


Snap Circuits SC-300 Discovery Kit

The Snap Circuit Discovery Kit contains over 60 individual parts that snap together; you can build over 300 cool electronic projects like doorbells and AM radios. This STEM toy won the Dr. Toy Best Educational Product award and is recommended for children ages 8 and up. No tools required.


Thames & Kosmos Remote-Control Machines: Space Explorers Science Kit

This engineering kit is perfect for kids interested in Mars, space, and space exploration. This 237-piece kit allows you to build a remote controlled model similar to the Mars rover, and the kit includes instructions to build nine other models. Take your rover all over your house and backyard; you can even use the robotic arm to pick up things like small rocks!


WowWee Robotic Enhanced Vehicles

Robotic Enhanced Vehicles (REVs) can be controlled by your smartphone, and includes single ad multiplayer settings. In single-player mode you’ll fight A.I. characters and in multiplayer mode you can play against up to 16 different human or A.I. controlled cars. Simply download the app, scan and connect to an REV, and get ready to fight!


Miposaur

The Miposaur intelligent robot can be commanded by hand gestures, its included TrackBall, and the app available on Apple and Android devices. The app also allows you extended gameplay with online interaction. The Miposaur robot is a fantastic new interactive toy that allows for hours of fun.


Wonder Workshop Dash Robot

This is another programmable robot perfect for children aged 8 and up. Free Wonder and Blockly apps will teach you along the way to program Dash into a robot sidekick. Dash can be programmed to dance, sing, and move with you, and is an easy, fun way to teach children basic programming. Wonder and Blockly apps are compatible with Apple and Android devices. Bill and Melinda Gates named Dash their favorite STEM gift for children.


Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit

Trusted brand Klutz has created this kit to enhance your Lego projects. By adding only your imagination and your stash of Lego bricks, you can create machines that are capable of building chain reactions. You can create a cool new machine or an odd new gadget that can pivot, roll, drop, swing, and lift. What they do from there is up to you!


Hexbug VEX IQ Robotics Construction Set

Build practically anything with the VEX IQ construction set, which comes with a “brain” and over 750 pieces, including motors and a variety of sensors. This gargantuan set includes a touch sensor and color sensor, in addition to a video game style remote. You won’t require tools to assemble your robotic creations–pieces simply snap together. All users have access to the free VEX IQ curriculum, a bonus for teachers.


Snap Circuits Motion Electronics Discovery Kit

The Motion Electronics kit can help you build projects such as an optical Theremin and a voice changer. Projects are easy to assemble with snap-together parts, and the easy-to-follow instruction manual guides you through 165 projects.

Educational toys that focus on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts are going to be hot items this season, and are great for younger and older children, boys and girls. STEM toys teach integrated learning concepts in ways that encourage creativity and fun. You’ll have a lot to choice from robotics and programming, to electronics and biology.