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    31 Toy Gifts From Walmart That Will Probably Be Automatic Hits

    From complex Lego sets to educational gifts to the absolute classics, Walmart has everything you need this holiday season when it comes to toys for tots.

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    1. A 1500+ piece Lego set that is sure to keep the whole family entertained. There's never been a better time to break out the kind of games that last all day long and with this 1,500+ piece set, your kids and will stay busy for hours.

    The 1500+ piece LEGO classic set being used to build structures

    Promising review: "This set is an affordable assortment of parts with a variety of brick colors for builders to express their creativity. The set comes with 1,500 parts, some instructions for a few small builds, and four base plates. This is a great deal if you want to add a selection of parts to your collection, or If you are starting from scratch. The type of parts and their quantities are listed on the side of the box." –Luke

    Price: $39.97 (originally $69.99)

    2. A battery-powered dune racer for the person who wants to give their child a very adventurous holiday present. With the season of gift-giving on the horizon, this fun gadget is a great way to keep your kids entertained — and the best news is it won't require a charging cord, because you have enough loose cords around the house.

    The battery-powered dune racer in green

    Promising review: "This product came quickly and was a breeze to set up! Our 4.5-year-old loves it. Once he learned how to steer, stop, navigate and reverse, we unlocked the higher speed and this thing can move! It does well on wet grass, slight hills, concrete etc. Highly recommend!" –Michelle

    Price: $249 (available in six colors)

    3. A hoverboard because it's a fun gift that everyone can try their hand at. Plus, it's a free method of transportation, which the gift's recipient will definitely appreciate.

    The hoverboard in white

    Promising review: "A little pricey, but this is a great hoverboard. Sturdy, well-built, and easy to learn to ride. Battery life as advertised. I've heard other hoverboards struggle to go uphill, but this little guy cruises easily up pretty steep inclines." –William

    Price: $118 (originally $198; available in five colors)

    4. A tasseled bike so you can give the gift of a new skill. There's never been a better time to take up a new hobby or learn something new. Same goes for your children.

    The bike with white handles and a blue frame

    Promising review: "The bike is great. My daughter loves riding it. I purchased online and picked it up in-store prebuilt but by doing this I'm missing the kickstand. The training wheels are on it so it stands that way but, no kickstand for when the training wheels are removed." –MellyMel79

    Price: $58 (originally $68)

    5. A kid's digital video camera that's perfect for showcasing their creative talents. The best part is the whole family can enjoy the home videos that they make.

    The kid's digital video camera in black with a red tripod

    Promising review: "My kids love this camera and background set they love making silly videos and they have their own YouTube account for kids they make so much fun and creative little skits for YouTube and they get so creative on what to make for their videos. They love the backgrounds and the camera was easy for them to figure out how to use. I also show them different features they can do for it — best little toy camera they have." –Blackrose45

    Price: $49.44 (originally $59)

    6. A writing toy for the person who loves to teach and be taught. Give an educational gift this year and I can promise the kid in your life will gladly add it to their at-home learning repertoire.

    The writing toy being used by two preschoolers

    Promising review: "I bought this for my son because I wanted him to learn how to draw/ write his letters and it does just that! It's easy for him to hold the pen in hand and use the slider to erase what he has written. It comes with magnetic stamps in the shape of a star and square. My son also enjoys showing off his drawing skills using this." –JhMeSi

    Price: $19.88 (originally $24.88)

    7. A metal swing set with LED lights because we could all use a little breath of fresh air. Encourage your kids to play and (safely) get outdoors with this awesome gift.

    The metal swing set with LED lights

    Promising review: "I'm so glad this swing set came with TWO light upswings! This will prevent my kids from arguing about who gets to swing on the light-up one. Not only do they absolutely love the light upswings, but they also love the disc swing as well! It was easy to set up as well. I loved that the galvanized steel frame came with a 5-year warranty. All the others I looked at only came with 180-day warranty. I would recommend this swing set to anyone! My kids absolutely love it. And I love that it gets them outside, instead of playing on their iPads. Right after school/homework, they're on this swing set. It's difficult to get them off of it and to come inside since they're having so much fun. I've even played on the swing set with them. It's 100% safe!" –Denise

    Price: $199 (originally $249.99)

    8. A Lite-Brite so you can transport yourself back to your own childhood and light up someone else's day. It's incredibly intuitive and fun at, frankly, any age. Bonus: it comes with six templates and 200 colored pegs.

    The lite brite with six templates and 200 colored pegs

    Promising review: "I have such good memories playing with Lite Bright when I was a child and was excited to play it with my children. The box reminded me of the same box it came in when I was young but of course the Lite Brite the kids found inside the box was much improved. The Lite Brite is lightweight, compact, has built-in peg storage and not only lights up but can flash. It’s lightweight and compact making it great to travel with and to store easily on a bookshelf." –Wbuy

    Price: $12.82 (originally $14.97)

    9. A three-in-one foldable red wagon that has padded seats, bottle sleeves, and a snack holder. It's the perfect gift for the family that likes to take trips to the beach or has multiple kids. Thank me later.

    The red wagon

    Promising review: "LOVE this wagon! Everyone knows the Radio Flyer name for their red wagons... but I wanted something versatile. I wanted it to fit in my car, I wanted it to lug my kid around, I wanted something so that I can sit in... this does all of that and so much more! The whole thing took less than five minutes to put together. It's made out of fabric, so it's definitely easier to fix if there's a rip or tear. It's also great when you're having a family day and you need to carry a lot of stuff like festivals, camping, fishing, going to the beach, etc." –OllieOyle

    Price: $68

    10. A 38-piece kitchen accessory play set for the person whose kid has been curious watching them cook and wants to try it out for themselves.

    The 38 piece kitchen accessory playset with a white stove and counter

    Promising review: "This turned out to be so much better than I expected for the price! It's really high quality, but easy to assemble. I did it on my own in about an hour (with my 1-year-old 'helping' me). It's a little tall for my 1-year-old, and he's about 31” tall. But definitely something he can grow into! We are using it with the Melissa and Doug wooden food. Overall I'm very pleased!" –Katie

    Price: $89.99

    11. A Spider-Man versus Venom Lego set because superhero-related gifts are always a good idea. Trust us, kids love Marvel and all things super so you'll be doing them and their parents a favor by keeping them entertained all weekend long.

    The LEGO superhero set with Marvel characters

    Promising review: "I got this set the day it came out (yesterday) and I love it the Venom looks better than any Lego Venom I've seen and it came at perfect timing with the movie. The Ghost Spider (Spider Gwen) Minifigure looks great considering it's the first-ever. And the Spider Mech is very posable making it great for display ability and playability! Overall, this set is a great set for all ages!" –Bunnytron

    Price: $45.68

    12. A pack of Play-Doh in 20 colors so your kids will have a great assortment of colors to choose from. With this set, there are endless creative possibilities and whoever receives it as a gift will never grow bored of it!

    The play-doh bins in 20 different colors

    Promising review: "This pack is the perfect size for a busy 3-year-old. Price was great and it shipped rather quickly! Highly recommend!" –Mimi

    Price: $11.88 (originally $14.96; available in two sizes)

    13. An all-in-one baby doll nursing station that's a perfect gift for your family members with kids. It's easy to put together and dollhouses are always a safe bet, so you won't have to worry you chose the wrong present while they're unwrapping their gift in front of you.

    The all in one baby doll nursing station with pink accents

    Promising review: "Four months later, and my 2-and-a-half-year-old granddaughter is still loving this multi-station play set! One side has a crib with working musical mobile with two cloth storage baskets beneath; other side features a sink/baby bath w/pretend sprayer with cabinet storage beneath and high chair with two open shelves beneath — everything a child needs to care for their baby dolls!" –HappyGrandma

    Price: $89 (originally $219)

    14. A Doc McStuffins play hospital bag for the kid who wants to become a doctor when they grow up. It comes with a stethoscope, thermometer, and syringe with lights and sounds so they'll stay engaged and maybe learn a thing or two with your help.

    The play hospital bag with a stethoscope, thermometer, and syringe with lights

    Promising review: "My 3-year-old loves it and plays with it daily. It's cute and made of sturdy plastic. Coupled with a lab coat, makes a perfect gift!" –LaDeeDah

    Price: $14.96 (originally $24.99)

    15. A retro game of skee ball because, let's face it, no one of this generation is going to know what this is otherwise. It's electric and handheld so it's simple to use. Plus, it's pretty good looking, unlike a lot of other toys.

    The retro game of skee ball in a green and yellow package

    Promising review: "We got the Skee Ball Retro Handheld Electronic Game and it was a big hit for little people as well as for the big ones in our home! This game must have entertained millions and millions of people because it goes back to 1908 when it was launched and is the oldest arcade game in today's market: how awesome! My son cannot have enough of this game: he plays alone, he plays with us, his parents as well as with his friends! Because is the mini-version this Skee Ball can be moved in any room in the house, anywhere you go it can go with you. The fun is incommensurable: you play over and over and never get bored! I like that is electronic, it has cute sounds and an electronic board that keeps the score for you!" –ChicagoExpert

    Price: $19.97

    16. A signature 2020 holiday Barbie so your kids can enjoy some timeless holiday magic. It doesn't require any assembly and it's a classic gift that almost any child will love.

    The signature 2020 barbie in a gold gown

    Promising review: "My daughter loved playing with the 2020 Holiday Barbie. She was excited about her long, formal gold gown and her curly hair. She sat on the floor and played for hours, readying her Holiday Barbie for a party she was going to a castle in the mountains. She wanted her Barbie to look pretty and have fun... I think she's going to love playing with her new Barbie for a long time." –KasieK

    Price: $14.96 (originally $24.99; available in three styles)

    17. A Barbie farm play set that gives the gift of nature and is perfect for the animal lover in your life. Plus, it comes with a barn and 11 animals so you'll never tire.

    The Barbie farm playset with tons of animals and other accessories

    Promising review: "My daughter LOVES this set! From the cute interactive barn to the adorable animals she is in imaginative play heaven! She already had a cowgirl Barbie to put to work on this farm. This set comes with so much stuff to preoccupy littles. It only took my 20 minutes to set up and it's good quality with unreal details. It is the perfect size for all of her dolls. This would also make a great gift for any little who loves to play pretend." –VeroB

    Price: $59 (originally $74)

    18. An Easy-Bake ultimate oven for the kids who love to make their own concoctions. It's a great way to promote fun hobbies and bonding since everyone knows cooking together is more fun!

    The easy-bake ultimate oven in white with cookies going inside it

    Promising review: "Love! My 5-year-old loves baking with me so we thought it would be fun to get her something she can pretty much do entirely herself. I've been going to Pinterest to try some 'homemade' recipes, but we haven't tried them yet." –Kristen

    Price: $34.97 (originally $39.97)

    19. A stand-up swurfer swing for some unconventional outdoor play. It's incredibly simple to use and requires minimal assembly, making it a great gift for anyone.

    The stand up swurfer swing with a yellow base

    Promising review: "Grandkids love it. Probability 5 years and up. Keep littler ones out of the way...they can get clobbered. One of our most favored backyard attractions." –McAndrew

    Price: $129.99

    20. A small bouncy house so your kids won't have to wait until the next birthday party to experience all the fun of a bouncy castle. It's as simple as plugging in the bouncer and waiting for it to inflate so you can sit back and relax without any of the fuss.

    The bouncy house in yellow, green, blue, and red

    Promising review: "Got this bouncer for my 2-year-old granddaughters birthday. She loved it. Took only five minutes to blow up with a pump attached. A great buy!" –Luckie

    Price: $59.97

    21. A makeup kit that will keep kids (and the adults they give makeovers to) entertained all evening long. It's a great way to get kids to think creatively and learn how to put their artistic skills to use.

    The makeup kit in its packaging

    Promising review: "My daughters absolutely loved this makeup set. It's easy to remove and doesn't last all day. My 10-year-old loves to dress up and wear makeup this set was perfect for her. I was a bit concerned if the makeup lasted all day but it wears off after a few hours. She will put eyeshadow on in the morning and by noon you can't even tell she had makeup on. The shades for the eyeshadows are colorful and very much girly. Kind of reminds of the 80s with all the neon colors. I would definitely recommend this set for young girls who want to wear makeup." –Maddy528

    Price: $19.97

    22. A learn-to-play piano for the instrumentally talented kid who just needs a little encouragement to keep it up! It's incredibly simple to use and is good for age groups as young as 3 years old, so don't hesitate, because this may very well be their favorite gift to date.

    The learn-to-play piano in green, yellow, and red

    Promising review: "This is a perfect toy in every way for my music-loving infant. It is beautiful in appearance with vibrant colors. The keyboard resembles mom's piano keys. The size is perfect for him to sit on the floor and play or in his infant booster chair. The music book is a perfect addition for mom to play popular nursery rhymes and for him to play as he grows." –Philomena

    Price: $58.29

    23. A battleship board game because it's an absolute classic and everyone will want to join in on the fun. It's a great way to keep everybody inside and having a great time.

    The battleship game in its box

    Promising review: "Boredom breaker! Bought to Zoom with grandchildren during COVID time. Fun." –Linda

    Price: $14.92

    24. A game of Connect 4 so you can get members of the family from young and old to play together. Speaking of timeless games, Connect 4 has been a part of the classic games repertoire for as long as we can remember and it doesn't look like it's going anywhere anytime soon.

    The game of Connect 4 in its original box

    Promising review: "A classic game to teach new kids and challenge us older kids." –Gaye

    Price: $9.99

    25. A set of two hand puppets that are sure to keep the younger ones (and maybe even the older ones) entertained. It comes with four sock animals and allows for endless possibilities — plays, performances, and so much more.

    The set of two puppets with four different animals

    Promising review: "Love these puppets, my daughter is excited to use them to play with my granddaughter." –Kristin S

    Price: $28.99

    26. A kid's mountain bike for the adventurous outdoorsy person that wants to show their child all their favorite remote spots. It's a great way to get outside in a safe way and get a little recreation.

    The kids mountain bike

    Promising review: "Arrived today looks super great and my 9-year-old loved it, very easy to assemble if you go over YouTube, assembling thorough manual is tough. My 7-year-old boy can ride it too you can adjust the seat. Will keep updating how it works after some months." –Satish

    Price: $124 (originally $149)

    27. A collegiate plush ride-on toy because expressing school spirit has never been this fun. It's perfect for the sports season ahead and your favorite little buddy can ride their new toy into victory, along with your home team.

    The collegiate plush ride-on toy

    Promising review: "This is awesome! My daughter gets the biggest grin on her face and yells 'Go Dawgs' as she rides around the house. Also love the dawg house it came with! An investment, yes, but so worth it!" – Chelsea

    Price: $179 (available in five styles)

    28. A game of Operation so you can teach the value of dexterity and precision without having to explain what they mean. Plus, it's a timeless game so the whole family want to jump in.

    The game of operation in its package

    Promising review: "I love this game so much, I remember playing it years ago. It brings back memories to my childhood days." –TOMMY

    Price: $14.92

    29. A Minnie Mouse protective pad and glove set that's a great way to keep your loved one protected while they do what they do best. It's perfect for Rollerblading, skateboarding, and all their other favorite activities.

    The Minnie Mouse protective pad and glove set in pink

    Promising review: "This was a purchase for my 3year-old granddaughter who loves Mickey and Minnie. The gear seems to fit well and covers the all-important knees and elbows from skins that occur with young children. The fingerless gloves help with grip and knuckle skins but really just dress out the cuteness of the protective set. Very satisfied." –Tippe2

    Price: $14.95

    30. A basketball set for the family who loves sports in all its forms. It has an adjustable hoop and includes a junior basketball so your kids can play safely and in the way that's easiest for them.

    The basketball set being used by a boy and girl

    Promising review: "This is a great basketball hoop. It's easy to use and fun to play with. it is also easy to put together. The ball was smaller then we expected but I would still recommend this." –stallionandmustang

    Price: $49.99 (originally $72.99)

    31. A beginner's guitar set because it's never too early to start an education in music appreciation. Plus, it comes with an amp, picks, cable, strap, pitch pipe, gig bag soft case and a free online lesson. You really can't go wrong with this gift.

    The beginner's guitar set in black with all its accessories

    Promising review: "Five stars." –Quartelle

    Price: $113.11 (originally $149.99)

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