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    Feb 25, 2020

    31 Toys And Games From Walmart That’ll Help Your Kid Have The Best Day Ever

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    1. A Hackin' Packin' Alpaca kids game geared towards 5-year-olds and up. You fill it with water so that when its back is overloaded with cargo, it spits. In other words, it's super silly.


    Promising review: "My 7-year-old daughter couldn't stop laughing when my family played Hackin' Packin' Alpaca! Although there are instructions included, the game is really easy to figure out and play. You do not need batteries to play this game, just add water (under the blue blanket), turn his head towards the person playing, push his head and get one of the stacking pieces on him before time is up and he spits water at you!" —Blampe

    Price: $9.99

    2. A colorful, fairytale-inspired board game for little ones who love candy and to use their imagination. It's designed for ages 3 and up but remains a fun option for adults too (take it from someone who will forever love this game).


    Promising review: "My little girls are 4 and 9, they both love this game. The 4-year-old makes up her own rules but we all have so much fun with it." —LVines

    Price: $5.92

    3. A hand-held ping-pong table that'll let your kid volley with themself. Given the small ball, it's best reserved for kids 8 and up.


    Promising review: "So fun and easy to use. It keeps my kid entertained for a long time." —Trae16833

    Price: $5.99

    4. A retro Scrabble board for kids who like vintage-looking games and toys. It looks straight out of 1949 — but it's bound to create loads of modern fun for your kiddo.


    Promising review: "I love this edition; this is the one my dad had when he was a kid so it has fond memories for me. The tiles are substantial feeling, not cheap like some other games." —November

    Price: $15

    5. A Monopoly board game designed with The Lion King in mind. Instead of the classic game pieces and properties, you'll find the movie's main characters and scenes.


    Promising review: "My family looooves The Lion King and Monopoly!! So what better theme to pick for our favorite game? I couldn't resist picking this Lion King-themed Monopoly game! I have no negative things to say about this product." —Brii

    Price: $22

    6. A 20-pack of Play-Doh so your kids will think you're the absolute coolest. The squishy dough might be messy, but it's undoubtedly fun and offers lots of room for creativity.


    Promising review: "My kids love Play-Doh and this set has a great assortment of colors for the price. It is not the large container it is 20 medium size containers." —Bh0304

    Price: $12.88

    7. A Jenga set for simple, old-school fun. This stacking game is full of anticipation and guarantees delight (and likely squeals) from kids playing it.


    Promising review: "Great game that both we and our 6-year-old enjoy playing. The blocks are solidly made and perfect. Our son even uses these to build things and then launches his Angry Birds to try and take them down. So double the playtime!" —Lena571

    Price: $10.27

    8. An Apples to Apples set that's essentially Cards Against Humanity but cleaner (read: more kid-friendly). The game can be played with four to eight players and is bound to create loads of laughs.


    Promising review: "Easy game to learn and play. Fun and hilarious. There is a Jr. version for younger children." —BonJam

    Price: $7.99

    9. A kinetic sand set with the potential to get messy but will truly a blast to play with. Even as an adult you'll love the ASMR-quality of this toy.


    Promising review: "The kinetic sand set is super entertaining and entails long hours of fun for my daughter. She is super artsy and loves to do her own thing and this set is perfect for her and her creativity. I will definitely be buying more in the future" —missmary1899

    Price: $19.97

    10. A Connect 4 game for two players. Whoever gets four chips in a row first, wins!


    Promising review: "Bought this for my 7-year-old grandson... he and his dad have been having a ball playing this. His dad is very competitive and my grandson has been giving him a run for his money with Connect Four. My kids loved it and now the next generation is enjoying it too!" —EAMcD

    Price: $7.88

    11. A guessing game made for two players, in which each player will to guess the other's mystery character. Guess Who? includes two game boards, 48 face cards, 24 mystery cards, two scorekeepers, and instructions.


    Promising review: "This game was purchased for my nephew for Christmas as a family package. My nephew and niece opened it immediately and played the game only minutes after unwrapping it they were enjoying the time together. Great for age groups 6 to 9." —Corey

    Price: $9.97

    12. A Spider-Man set that'll help your kid harness their Marvel superpowers. It comes with a Spider-Man glove and silly string that fits into a contraption that shoots it like a web sling.


    Promising review: "My son loved that he could shoot real spiderwebs just like Spider-Man. Takes dress up to a whole other level." —Beckett8734

    Price: $18.48

    13. A card game for 2 to 10 players. UNO is all about matching colors and numbers to whittle down to one card and win the game.


    Promising review: "A good family game, simple enough for the younger players and entertaining enough for the older ones. Basically played like Crazy Eights." —grancie

    Price: $5.44

    14. A Rescue Runts plush huskie stuffed animal to dote on and tote around. The toy is focused on rescuing and healing pets in needs, which will teach your little one empathy and compassion.


    These precious fur babies come with dirty paws, boo-boos, and matted fur full of fake fleas. Within the box you'll find an assortment of healing accessories, as well as a grooming kit, so your little one can nurse their new friend back to health.

    Price: $14.96

    15. A board game that'll keep you and your little one on their tippy-toes. The goal is to remove the objects from within Cavity Sam's body without touching the sides. And, if you do touch the sides, trust me, you'll know it.


    Promising review: "This game is a classic. Not only is it educational, but it's great for boosting motor skills! I love playing it with my kids, it's challenging for all ages, kids and adults alike!" —KristenG

    Price: $13.44

    16. A Hot Wheels collector's gift set for kids who love cars. This set comes with nine colorful hot rods geared towards kids 3 and up.


    Promising review: "These cars are well made. My great-grandson is hard on toys and cars. these are great. He is only 2 and I decided finally to buy these. He loves them and they are sturdy enough for him." —aurathor

    Price: $9.23

    17. A Razor Scooter that was as cool in the late 90s and early 00s as it is today. Best of all, since it's not some newfangled toy, you'll be able to easily school your kid on how to ride and do tricks with this retro find.


    Promising review: "This scooter is very well built and was priced very reasonably. It is made of chrome steel with blue trim. It has high-quality neoprene rubber tires and an easy-to-use rear braking system. It's foldable for portability. I highly recommend." —mc32507

    Price: $29.92+ (available in six colors)

    18. A Trouble board game for two to four players to enjoy. Easily the most entertaining part of this game is the pop-o-matic dice roller, so beware that your kid will likely pop it over and over and over again (Hi, sorry Mom).


    Promising review: "This was one of my favorite games when I was a kid, and it's still just as fun playing with my kids. A simple game to play, fun for all ages. Great for family nights inside the house!" —KristenG

    Price: $7.88

    19. Or a Sorry board game that is designed for ages 6 and up. The goal is to get all of your pawns from start to home, all without getting knocked off the board by other players.


    Promising review: "I purchased this game and Trouble to keep my niece and nephews busy while they are at our house. They couldn't wait to open the games and play them. It kept them busy while they were taking turns in the shower and in the morning while I was making breakfast. They played both games throughout the day. I think we will get a lot of use out of these." —MO

    Price: $7.88

    20. A PAW Patrol jet for little ones who love the Nick Jr. show. The 2-in-1 design lets you switch from a deluxe jet into PAW Patrol mobile command headquarters, making it a great toy for kids with imagination.


    Promising review: "My 4-year-old LOVED this! So many fun things to do with a command center, a smaller detachable ship that is easier to handle. The larger ship can carry whatever your kid can fit in there, it fires discs and makes lights and sounds! He plays with it for hours, and he doesn't even watch paw patrol!" —BlondWahine

    Price: $45.82

    21. A classic board game that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Chutes and Ladders is greats for kids 3 and up. Whoever reaches the 100 square first, wins!


    Promising review: "My hubby plays this game with our 4-year-old. She is learning to count and this makes it fun." —Kelly81

    Price: $5.92

    22. A window art set for kiddos that love to be creative. It comes with a series of colorful jelly tubes to great peel-and-stick window designs. (FYI: This pastime was a personal fave during my own childhood).


    Promising review: "My 5-year-old granddaughter is so proud of her sun-catchers and plans to give them as gifts for the holidays. The sun-catchers are easy to make, even for a young child (or an old granny like me), but I recommend only doing a few at a time so the child doesn't rush through them and do a sloppy job. Cleanup was easy enough while the paints were still wet, a bit more work was required once it dried. " —Pammers38

    Price: $10.97

    23. A Star Wars lightsaber so the force can be with them. This light-up saber features an extendable blade so your little one (or you) can fight like a Jedi.


    Promising review: "My son really likes this lightsaber. He has trouble sometimes with buttons and this light is super easy for him to turn on and off. It extends easily and is bright! He loves playing with it. I think it would have been cool if it made sound too, but we still love it! " —AmyM

    Price: $8.92

    24. A Jurassic World velociraptor that won't leave your little one's hand. My 5-year-old nephew is solidly obsessed with this realistic-looking dino.


    Promising review: "My son is big fan of dinosaurs. This velociraptor is on the small side, doesn't make any sound. Great to carry around." –Rebecca


    25. A Little Tikes Gas N Go Mower to help your toddler stand up while they start to walk. After introducing the classic toy to your little one, they'll want to push it for years on end.


    Promising review: "Our grandson loves this mower! He likes moving the controls, and pulling on the starter rope as well as pushing it. Besides liking the popping balls and sounds, he makes his own mower sounds with his lips. There's a nice anti-tip feature on the back of this mower, which is very important for young walkers who haven't figured everything out yet." —AustinTubeAmps

    Price: $20

    26. A Barbie DreamCamper my sister and I would've swooned over as kids. The expandable automobile turns into a full campsite that spans 2 feet in length.


    Promising review: "This is for our second daughter that is 12 years younger than our first! Boy has this changed! It includes so many fun accessories! We added the boat and it has been seven days of non-stop fun on 'Barbie's camping vacation.' I love all the fun pretend play." —ChrisJen

    Price: $64.99

    27. A LEGO suitcase to build whatever your little one's heart desires. It comes with 213 small pieces, so it's best reserved for kiddos ages 4 and up.


    Promising review: "I bought this as a present for my nephew and he was playing with all the LEGO pieces for hours. It was great to see him building different things and never getting bored. The instructions are easy to read and it's fun for the whole family. I highly recommend this." —LittleLemon97

    Price: $15.99

    28. A Barbie DreamHouse that'll keep your kids entertained for hours on end. With three stories, a working elevator, a slide from top to bottom, and a pool, it's nothing short of a dream.


    Promising review: "We purchased this for our 6-year-old for Christmas. It's super easy to put together. It is cute and totally worth the price. Be warned... it's very wide! We had to make a large area open for it. It's a beast. My daughter plays with it 24-7. Score!!" —Azjayme

    Price: $179

    29. A Fisher-Price food truck for kids that dream of being a chef one day. This adorable truck comes with more than 20 removable pieces, including a menu board, drinks, burgers, and more.


    Promising review: "Seriously, go get this! We purchased this for our twins' first birthday in March 2019 and they still love this truck and play with it daily. I was a little hesitant about getting this, as they only started walking a few weeks prior. I'm glad we got it for them because the size is perfect, as well as a lot of fun for our 4-year-old who loves playing alongside her brothers almost every day." —iMomSoHardX4

    Price: $69

    30. A Pound Puppy newborn I would've begged my mom for when I was little. These precious pups are easy to take care of and will make your kiddo want to hug them endless hours.


    Promising review: "I'm 40 years old, and these look exactly like they did when I was a kid! I can't wait for my kids to get them Christmas morning. I bought the regular sized dog, and also a puppy. Awesome!" —Jessiepooh

    Price: $10.87+ (available in six colors)

    31. A LEGO train for Harry Potter fans everywhere. The Hogwarts Express comes with figurines, a railway toy bridge with a clock, steps leading to Platform 9¾, a moving brick wall entrance, a Wanted poster, and Daily Prophet newspapers.


    Promising Review: "My 10-year-old son bought this with his own money and he loves it! he is a big Harry Potter fan and this is his first HP lego set. It has great detail down to cute little newspapers, a wanted sign, a chocolate frog, a furnace with flames, and an adorable Scabbers (Ron's pet rat)!" —Missy

    Price: $79.61

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