5 Toys Kids Love Right Now

by Elizabeth Peters February 06, 2017

5 Toys Kids Love Right Now

Need to buy a gift for a child in your life but have no idea where to start? Fads are constantly changing and kids tend to have short attention spans, so keeping up with what they are into can be tough. To help take the guesswork out of what to buy, here is a list of some of the toys that according to toy retailers kids can’t get enough of right now.

Baby Toot Toot Friends Busy Sounds Discovery House

This interactive playhouse made by VTech was a bestseller at Christmas time and continues to be a draw for young children. The set comes with an interactive house, a Mrs. Nora figurine, a dog figurine, and a dog house. The house features a working lift to take Mrs. Nora to each level of the house as well as seven different points that feature interactive play. This fun play set also features over forty songs, melodies, sounds, and phrases. With this set children learn cause and effect relationships through the sounds and lights and are encouraged to participate in interactive play. This set is recommended for children aged 1 – 5 years old.

The Force Awakens Millennium Falcon

Star Wars never goes out of style, and with the release of the hit movie The Force Awakens youngsters have taken a renewed interest in this classic genre. The lucky recipient of this toy will be able to choose to play as Chewbacca, Finn, and BB-8. This set also includes many vehicles, figures, and accessories to inspire hours of interactive, creative play. Recommended for ages four and up, this interactive toy model of Hans Solo’s infamous ship will offer hours of fun for the Star Wars lover in your life.

Shopkins Scoop Ice Cream Truck

Shopkins is all the rage with little girls right now, and a Scoop Ice Cream Truck is a must have addition to any Shopkins collection. This set comes with two exclusive Shopkins characters and two exclusive cooler bags, making it even more attractive to the Shopkins addict in your life. It even features a freezer to store the Shopkins in! The recommended age for this toy is five and up.

Pie Face Game

The Pie Face game was a popular item over Christmas and it has been on Amazon’s best-selling toy list for close to a year now. This game is sure to inspire loads of family fun and more than a few laughs. Each player takes a turn turning the handle to see if the pie throwing arm is going to go off and one unlucky player will end with a face full of pie! The manufacturer recommends this toy for ages five and up.

Paw Patrol Paw Patroller

There is loads of fun to be had with this vehicle which includes Ryder and his ATV vehicle as a bonus. Ryder’s ATV can be stored in the back of the Paw Patroller for added fun. The set also comes with a sticker sheet so that the proud new owner can decorate the Patroller to fit his own style. The Patroller features authentic sound effects and even has a working elevator that can be used to take vehicles up to Ryder’s command center. When your little one plays with this set, he will feel just like he is in the hit show! The manufacturer recommended age for this toy is ages three and up.

Elizabeth Peters
Elizabeth Peters


Elizabeth Peters is a mother of two and freelance writer who specializes in the parenting/family niche. When she is not writing for clients she can be found blogging about parenting on her own blog at TheMommyVortex.com. She currently resides in Alabama with her husband and two young children. Connect with her on Twitter: @themommyvortex

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