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    25 Cool Toys From Walmart You May Be Tempted To Keep For Yourself

    Holiday shopping is difficult when you want to keep everything for yourself.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A PopSolo *bluetooth* wireless karaoke microphone since you're never too old for a jam sesh.


    Promising review: "I love this mic! My husband got it for me for my birthday because I love Karaoke. It makes my voice sound lovely! I am absolutely enjoying it to the fullest. Once you download the karaoke app and sync the bluetooth the rest is cake. Great price and great mic!" —diordivavt

    Price: $14.90 (available in two colors)

    2. A Buzz Lightyear jet pack— BRB about to go run around my house yelling "to infinity and beyond!"


    Buzz Lightyear's rapid disc blaster and wrist communicator sold separately.

    Promising review: "I bought this for my grandson for his 4th birthday. He loves Buzz Lightyear and I know he's gonna love this. The quality looks great and it was a great value. I recommend this item." —TonyM

    Price: $42.99

    3. A LEGO Harry Potter set if you just can't seem to let the magic go. (No worries, I haven't either #RavenclawPride)


    Promising review: "This is a fantastic set with great play features. It is a great addition to the other two Hogwarts sets from 2018. The choice of mini figures is very good and I give it a 10/10. Well done LEGO." —JJDRAGON465

    Price: $89.95

    4. A Hungry Hungry Hippos board game so you can relive your childhood again and again. Even numerous years later, it's still an ~iconic~ game.


    Promising review: "This game is a classic and I don't know a single person who doesn't like this game. It's simple so even young kids can enjoy playing it but not so simple that it's boring. When it's family game night at least one of my kids always picks this to play and us adults enjoy it just as much as they do. I recommend this to every family to include in their game collection." —fourekkks

    Price: $9.99

    5. A classic Guess Who? game if you're interested in schooling your siblings like you did years ago. #WINNING


    Promising review: "This was my absolute favorite game as a kid. I loved playing it and would beg my mom and brother to play it with me and the memories I have playing this game are forever in my head. So of course I had to buy it for my little nieces and luckily they like playing it with me. I still love to play this game! It's easy to play and makes the kids pay attention to details and make decisions. Love it!" —Staffey

    Price: $6.99

    6. A Nickelodeon slime kit because regardless of your age, making and playing with slime is enjoyable as heck.


    Promising review: "My Granddaughter (9 years) absolutely loved this gift! She was hard to buy for, but this kit was well received, and her mom says that she plays with it all the time." —smagesg

    Price: $19.97

    7. An Easy-Bake ultimate oven that I'd be lying if I said I didn't want to ask for for Christmas this year...


    Set includes chocolate brownie mix, vanilla frosting mix, and rainbow sugar crystals.

    Promising review: "It's a good toy. I like it because I used to have one and I loved mine and it helped to build a young girl's imagination...And it's so much fun to do with your child and granddaughter." —Poochie2

    Price: $24.97

    8. A magic 8 ball we could all probably still use to this day to answer all of our philosophical life questions. (Will I be rich this year? — Think again.)


    Promising review: "I have had one of these really neat devices for twenty or so years. It has actually helped me find lost items around the house! I really depend on my eight ball for the daily forecast and nine times out of ten it's right. It's eerie but great." —Jonbuoy186

    Price: $4.97

    9. A Bop It!...need I say more!? This game is just as fun as it was when you were a teen. *Raise your hand if you've ever felt personally victimized by the pace getting faster on your Bop It!*


    Promising review: "This was a hit at the family thanksgiving! We all passed it around trying to get the new high score! This is a toy that will never get old and always be a blast to play with!" —Mini

    Price: $7.99

    10. Or the Bop It! Olaf edition in case you're obsessed with Disney and reliving the glory days of the good 'ol Bop It!


    I couldn't be more obsessed with Olaf if I tried so the fact that he has been immortalized in Bop It! form is a whole new level of obsession for me.


    11. A hover board with a ~bluetooth~ speaker so you can roll to the fridge for a snack and then back to bed.


    Promising review: "My seven year old just opened it this morning for Christmas. Charged for a bit and he was off. The lights are a cool a feature and being able to bluetooth all his music also earned this hover board two thumbs up. I have one excited little kiddo." —Present

    Price: $118 (available in four colors)

    12. A Monopoly: Disney Frozen 2 board game you'll wanna play with your pal ~SAMANTHA~ while singing "Into The Unknown" on repeat.


    Getting to purchase Elsa's ice palace? A win in my book.

    Price: $14.99

    13. A LEGO Ideas Central Perk set since F.R.I.E.N.D.S. deserves to live on forever. How YOU doin'?


    The CENTRAL PERK café construction toy features the iconic main seating area including a sofa, armchair, two chairs and a table; service area with a brick-built coffee machine, service counter, cash register, cookie jar with two cookie elements, menu board element and other authentic items. A stage for musical performances with a sofa, extra seats and tables, three pillar elements in a new green color, umbrella stand with two umbrella elements, window with ‘CENTRAL PERK’ logo decoration, entrance doors, and two brick-built TV studio light rigs with translucent light-style elements. Oh yeah— and mini figures of all of the classic characters.

    Price: $117.60

    14. An HBO Game of Thrones trivia game for the ultimate fan who can probably recite the entire Night's Watch vow and has pets named after all three of Daenerys' dragons. Oh wait, guess I'm keeping this too...


    Promising review: "There are so many questions! Some are so simple and some are small details in the show. Challenging yet fun." —EQ


    15. A Barbie Wicked Elphaba doll if you're Broadway obsessed and know the whole score like the back of your hand.


    You can also snag Glinda if you ~need~ them all.

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful doll. The green skin color is a perfect shade of green. The outfit is lovely and looks to be well made. The doll is a gift for my daughter and won't be played with but displayed with other dolls from “Wicked”." —PeggyB

    Price: $24.99

    16. A New Phone, Who Dis? party game that'll have you ROFL after the first round of play.


    This is the 100% offline text message party game where players compete to create the funniest text message thread.

    Price: $19.99

    17. An electric Razor scooter you can scoot around your neighborhood on and feel like a total boss (just like you did when you were a preteen). Just be sure not to hit your heel with this bad boy (the actual worst...LOL).


    Promising review: "Purchased this scooter for my son's 10th birthday, and he absolutely LOVES it!!! He rides it all the time, and we couldn't be happier with our purchase!!!" —TheGreenMachine

    Price: $88 (available in two colors)

    18. A LEGO Star Wars Porg building set so you're able to compose your new feathered friend to keep on display. The force is strong with this toy.


    Promising review: "Love the build of this, really fun and easy. Would buy more than one; good for display for any Star Wars Lego collection." —Ryandewyke00

    Price: $64.23

    19. The Office Funko POP! Kevin with chili figurine — undeniably one of the best intros of the whole series. I still question to this day who cleaned up all that chili...


    A solid collectible for anyone looking to apply for a job at Dunder Mifflin.

    Price: $24.99

    20. The Tonight Show Jimmy Fallon Face It game that consists of acting out hilarious scenarios while trying to keep a straight face! Game on!


    Players make outrageous faces based on scenarios like "Just bit into a lemon," "Turning into a werewolf," or "Robot trying to be human" -- but try not to laugh or crack before opponents do! (I will most definitely lose this game LOL).

    Price: $9.40

    21. A Penn and Teller magic kit for getting your Houdini on and fooling everyone at your next wine night.


    Promising review: "My Grandson Loves this kit. He loves to do magic and Penn and Teller gives so many options with this kit. There is a DVD to show him how to do the tricks..This is one of the best Christmas presents he got... I'm so happy Penn and Teller had something like this available. Thank You." —Sweetums59

    Price: $39.49

    22. A fidget cube — perfect for stress and anxiety relief that you can play with any time of the day! Tired at the office? Fidget cube it is!


    Promising review: "When I am doing my homework and thinking, I always need play something in my hands, with this 6 sides cube, I feel very comfortable to play with while I am thinking." —Paula

    Price: $4

    23. A Disney Pictopia! trivia game to play at your next family game night. Be sure to invite all your fav Disney fanatics to share in the fun!


    Promising review: "We have struggled to find a family game that we all could play and enjoy. I have two daughters that love everything Disney so we have tried other Disney games and they have proven to be a challenge to those who are not that knowledgeable about Disney. This game is fantastic because most of the time you are working as teams so it makes it easier on those who are not so up on Disney." —Moowaupun

    Price: $14.69

    24. A Battleship Shots strategy game that's an exciting new way to play a fan favorite game. Get ready to be even more competitive.


    Promising review: "Interesting twist on original battleship. Easy to play and more physically interactive. Lots of chasing ping pong type balls. Liked it more than expected." —duaine2434209

    Price: $15.88

    25. A Lite Brite classic set for designing fun light displays you'd def enjoy just as much now as you did when you were younger.


    Promising review: "Great value for the money! I remember having one of these when I was a kid. Playing for hours with my mom. My son loves it! he is 4 and he will sit and play with this for an hour coming back and forth to me showing me what he created. I recommend this to anyone who loves to see what their little one will create. And the break to do some cleaning while they are entertained! The templates I don't think he quite understands yet but he's just 4. My older daughter, 11 loves it too. I even have a little fun making things too." —jodie

    Price: $14.97

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