The Hottest Toys at Walmart 2021: Order Today to Get Gifts in Time for Christmas

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The Hottest Toys at Walmart, as Chosen by Kids

If you're currently shopping for last-minute Christmas gifts, Walmart is here to help! Today is your last chance to order holiday gifts at Walmart to get them delivered by Dec. 25 with ground shipping. The retailer released its 2021 Top-Rated by Kids Toy List -- a list curated by a panel of actual kids, ages 2-12, that will hopefully toss adults everywhere a much-needed lifeline when it comes to shopping for presents this year. 

From a bounce house you can enjoy in your own living room to an interactive furry friend you get to summon with a complex set of spells, this year’s toy list is jam-packed with products that the whole family can enjoy experiencing. Try a camera that can instantly print out your pictures to help capture the precious moments, or build the iconic battle scene from Avengers: Endgame entirely out of Legos. 

Whoever you may be shopping for this year, there’s most definitely a toy on this list that will make the most perfect present for any occasion- or just because. Here are 15 of the hottest toys at Walmart, as chosen by kids.

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Ages 2-4

Kids aged 2-4 are clearly ready to get up and start moving, between a mini bounce house and a living-room safe bumper car, these 2021 favorites certainly are all about activity, whether it be dancing or caretaking. Here are the highlights from the 2-4 year olds top toys for 2021.

Baby Alive Lil Snacks Doll comes with solid, reusable Doll food and snack box mold. 


With this in-home bounce house, you won’t have to go to a birthday party every weekend to get that bounce house joy. Kids can safely jump right in their own living room with this mini bouncer. This toy inflates in just four minutes and can auto-deflate for extra convenience.


This rechargeable battery powered bumper car reaches a maximum speed of one mile per hour and is made with soft rubber bumpers to protect both the precious cargo driving it, and your walls and furniture.


This cute little robot can be taken apart, played with four ways, and rebuilt as one big playmate that can age up with your child thanks to Smart Stages technology. The Ultimate Learning Bot has lots of music, lights and hands-on activities for you and your little one to enjoy. 


Ages 5-7

For kids aged 5-7, the toys that provide a more sensory experience were the most popular, from a camera that can print out pictures right on the spot to a totally satisfying kinetic sand set, the favorite picks this year are hands-on all the way. Here are five highlights from the 5-7 age range’s top-rated toy picks. 

Take the Na Na Na dolls on the road in this Na Na Na Surprise Kitty-Cat Camper! This rolling camper swiftly transforms into a campsite playset with seven play areas including a kitchen with microwave & stove, a hammock, bed, stool, table, shower, clothing rack & more. This camper can also connect to the Na Na Na Surprise Soft Plush Convertible so it is totally road-trip ready.


Get The Child for your child. This animated Grogu is hungry for fun and comes with animated motions, adorable sound effects and interactive accessories for him to snack on.


This Kinetic sand set has all the supplies for some hands-on fun, with plenty of tools and molds to help cut, scoop and shape the sand. When you’re done, squish it all back together and start over again!


Kids can easily capture any moment with the KidiZoom PrintCam, and print out their favorite memories in black and white right then and there. With plenty of fun borders and filters to choose from, this camera can create comic strips, greeting cards, games and more, you can even design and print your own play money. With built-in parental controls and the ability to digitally upload the contents of the camera to a computer, the KidiZoom PrintCam is fun for the whole family.


Ages 8-12

Kids ages 8-12 favored cool and customizable toys that can take them places, whether that be via imagination or in real life. From wheels to Barbie heels, bluetooth-enabled boards to buildable superhero battles, here are a few highlights from what the 8-12 year-old experts chose for this year’s Top-Rated by Kids Toy List. 

Help Barbie step up her extraordinary style game with this vanity playset that includes an exclusive Barbie Extra doll, a rolling clothing rack, bonus fashions, accessories, hair extensions, an adorable puppy and more. 


For a more manual (but equally as cool) ride, consider this Kryptonics cruiser skateboard.


Build the famous final battle from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ with the help of Thor, Captain America, Black Panther, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Ant-Man, Thanos and a Chitauri warrior. Construct iconic on-screen sites such as Iron Man’s lab, a leisure and meeting area, a prison cell and a truck that opens to reveal a time-traveling machine with this 527 piece lego set. 


This scooter is equipped with long-lasting wheels, easy-grip handles and a rear wheel footbrake to maximize comfort, safety and fun. This scooter is foldable, making it easy to store, and requires no assembly for extra convenience.


This hoverboard has bluetooth speakers and a light-up body with illuminated rims for an extra fun and flashy ride. Reach speeds up to 12 MPH and ride for a range of 12 miles with this eye-catching board. Make sure to check your state’s regulations and guidelines on hoverboards before purchasing.



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