Looking for the best Christmas toys for 2021? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 hottest toys for the holiday season. So whether you’re looking for something fun and educational, or just something to keep your little ones occupied, we’ve got you covered. So what are you waiting for? Start shopping!

When it comes to buying toys, there are three factors to consider:

  • The educational value, what skills can it facilitate within the child.
  • Age appropriateness.
  • Messy factor, on the off chance that I have to clean up after the kids. Think lego pieces or kinetic sand!

Keeping these in mind, here is my list of the 20 best Christmas toys I would consider for the kids

20 Best Christmas Toys for All Ages

Osmo Coding Starter Kit

Osmo Coding Starter Kit- Best Toys for Christmas

Research states that learning to code sets children up for academic success. If yes, here is a kit to introduce your child to the world of coding.

Developed for kids from ages 5-10 years, this kit can help stimulate your child’s critical thinking, logical analysis, and problem-solving skills, along with learning the art of coding.

Besides the coding skills, the Osmo coding kit can teach your child to be responsible for their stuff, as they need to learn to use the iPad and the kit with care.

Osmo Little Genius Starter Kit

Osmo Little Genius Starter Kit - Best Toys for Christmas

Want to get your little one kindergarten ready in a fun and interesting manner? Go for the Osmo Little Genius starter kit.

Using lines, angles, and curves, this kit teaches and fosters cognitive skills and creativity in kids aged 3-5 years of age. It also provides you with an opportunity to spend time with your child.

Karaoke Microphone

Karaoke Microphone - Best Toys for Christmas

Are your kids singers? Do they like to perform? Investing in this karaoke microphone does more than start off your child’s singing career.

It helps them become confident performers ( no more stage fright) and sets the stage for a family karaoke fun night. Ideal for kids from 4 years onwards.


Bananagrams - Best Toys for Christmas

Ideal for kids aged 7 years and above, Bananagrams is a perfect way to teach your kids to spell. Or practice their words in a fun way.

It’s compact and easy to store. Be careful that you don’t lose any tiles. As it has small pieces, they advise against using it with kids 3 years or younger.

But under supervision, you can use it to introduce your little ones to letters, through sorting and matching.

Lego for Christmas Toys

Lego - Best Toys for Christmas

I have a love-hate relationship with this toy. But the kids love it. And the truth is said, it is a great way to instill focus and drive in your kids.

The more the pieces, the more attentive, dedicated, and skilled the kids have to be. Once fully assembled, it’s a key that unlocks the kids’ imagination. The biggest advantage, you can choose from a variety of legos, based on your child’s age and interests.

Activity Books

Activity Books - Best Toys for Christmas

Activity books such as Never get bored on a train, or coloring by numbers can help kids develop their cognitive skills and creativity. Additionally, they are a lifesaver on your next long trip keeping kids engaged.


STEM Toys - Best Toys for Christmas

These toys help kids explore, experiment, and experience the world around them through active participation in hands-on activities.

These toys can help kids discover and learn about gravity, electrical circuits, or a million other topics beyond the four walls of the classroom. This makes a perfect addition to our Christmas toys list.


Catan - Best Toys for Christmas

If you enjoyed playing monopoly in your youth, you will love Catan.

This epic game teaches kids about trading and building their empires through strategy.

Suited for kids aged 10 and above, this is a challenging yet engaging game for kids and adults alike.

Street Walk Frog Balance

Street Walk Frog Balance - Best Toys for Christmas

If you thought STEM toys were only for older kids, think again.

This super cute, highly educational toy is child-friendly and can be used with kids from 3 years old.

The frog balance game is a great fun tool to help you teach kids to identify numbers, count, and even simple addition, subtraction.

Throw Throw Burrito

Throw Throw Burrito - Best Toys for Christmas

Want to shake things a bit? Gift your teen or kids above 8 years the game, throw burrito.

Fair warning- make sure the room is cleared of all antiques since it’s going to be wild.

This card game/dodge ball is sure to charge the kids and get them throwing, well a squishy burrito.


Pixicade - Best Toys for Christmas

Does your child love to draw? Play video games? If yes this is perfect for them!

Unlock and combine your child’s imagination, artistic talent, and love for gaming in this unique gift that enables them to create and play their own games.

They can even share and challenge their friends to play the games they make. Ideal for kids from 6 years and above.

Yuhao Sensory Fidget Toys

Yuhao Sensory Fidget Toys - Best Toys for Christmas

If your child has anxiety or sensory needs then the Yuhao fidget will be a good buy for Christmas toys.

This colorful silicone fidget pop-up toy can help kids calm themselves.

Being small and lightweight it can be carried around everywhere and kids can even make their own games to play with it.

Uno Flip

Uno Flip

If you enjoyed playing Uno with the kids, you’re going to love the new Uno flip.

With new twists and the light and dark side of cards, the race to finish your hand of cards just got tougher.



Some games continue to stand up to the tests of time. One of such is Battleship.

In this 2- player game of wits and strategy, can your child defeat the opponent’s fleet before all of his/her ships sink?

Friendship Bracelet DIY kits

Friendship Bracelet DIY kits

Introduce kids to the world of weaving.

With this kit, kids can learn different braids, patterns, color combinations to create their unique friendship bracelets.

This gift might even be the start of a small business in the making.

National Geographic Hobby Rock Tumbler Kit

National Geographic Hobby Rock Tumbler Kit

Turn rocks into gemstones with this cool rock tumbler kit. Any geologists in the house?

If yes, this gift will make their heads spin.

Suited for kids aged 8 and above, this educational toy is bound to spark their interest and keep them engaged for a long. Perfect for Christmas toys.

Barbies for Christmas Toys


Every girl deserves to have their own barbie. This timeless toy has spanned generations and continues to be a fixture in every household.

Choose from a variety of Barbie toys and watch them unlock your child’s imagination.

Gratitude Journals

Gratitude Journals

Every girl deserves to have their own barbie. This timeless toy has spanned generations and continues to be a fixture in every household.

Choose from a variety of Barbie toys and watch them unlock your child’s imagination.

Wreck This Journal

Wreck This Journal

Sometimes ‘from chaos, comes order!” And that’s truly what this journal sets out to be.

Use it as an inspiration, a stress-buster or a pad for doodling your art, wreck this journal is an engaging process that will help kids find order from chaos.

Story Books

Story Books

No matter the age, there are books for every age. Be it board books or touch-and-feel books for your toddlers, or spooky stories for the kids, books have the power to engage and interact with your kids. 

As kids become more screen-dependent, their interest in toys and other tools decreases.

With these best Christmas toys for 2021, let’s try to revive the spirit of discovery, exploration, and experimentation. 

Have you made your pick from our 20 best Christmas Toys for 2021?

As kids become more screen-dependent, their interest in toys and other tools decreases.

With these best toys for Christmas, let’s try to revive the spirit of discovery, exploration, and experimentation. 

Of course, the best way to ensure you’re picking out Christmas toys that will be loved is by paying close attention to your child’s interests. Are they into building things? Great! Pick them up some construction toys like blocks or Legos. Do they love reading stories and playing pretend games with their friends? There are plenty of options for those kids too, dolls, books, board games.

There are so many choices it can feel overwhelming at times! But don’t worry; our team has done all the work for you.

We’ve created this list just in time for Christmas shopping to help give you an idea of what might interest your little one most. With any luck, these suggestions will make finding that perfect gift.

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