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1.A play-food dessert set that I would've swooned over when I was little. The colorful design comes with 75 pieces and even plays music.
2.A LEGO suitcase so your little one can build whatever their heart is set on. It comes with 213 small pieces, so make sure to only buy it for kiddos ages 4 and up.
3.A PAW Patrol jet for fans of the Nick Jr. show. The two-in-one toy lets little ones choose between a deluxe jet and PAW Patrol mobile command headquarters.
4.A guessing game that can be played by two players at a time. The aim of Guess Who? is for each player to try to guess the other's mystery character.
5.A window art set to get creative with art supplies. The set includes a variety of colorful jelly paints to fill in stencil window designs that can be stuck and re-stuck again and again with the included suction cups.
6.An Apples to Apples set that's a cleaner version of Cards Against Humanity. The game can be played with four to eight players, so it's great to have on deck for family game nights and when friends are over.
7.A Trouble board game for one-on-one battles or four-player games. While the game itself is a classic choice for family fun, the clicky pop-o-matic dice roller can be just as entertaining to sit and endlessly bop. (If that sounds incredibly annoying to you, maybe don't buy this game.)
8.A Peppa Pig playhouse that your little one will want to tote around everywhere. It has four rooms, 15 play pieces, and three characters, all of which can be stored within the handheld carrying case.
9.A 20-pack of Play-Doh to entertain your kids and make them think you're the best parent ever. The squishy dough is renowned for being messy, but it's also one of the longest-standing, most-wanted toys on the market.
10.A Pound Puppy newborn that I would've put at the top of my Christmas list when I was a kid. These adorable pups are easy to take care of and help little ones build their sense of compassion.
11.A Disney Frozen 2 Princess Elsa doll for fans of the film. Her hair comes in her classic braid, but your little one can take out the elastic if they want to brush it out.
12.A brightly colored board game that's centered around just about every kid's favorite thing: candy. The game is geared toward children ages 3 and up (but adults get a kick out of it, too, thanks to its nostalgic allure).
13.A Hot Wheels collector's gift set for little ones who love to collect cars. This set features nine classic and modern hot rods that are safest for kids ages 3 and up (small parts and all that).
14.A high-anticipation board game to keep kids and adults on their toes. Use the metal tweezers to carefully remove Cavity Sam's ailments — hit the sides, and a loud buzz will greet you.
15.A classic Connect 4 game for kids and adults alike. By adding this toy to your game collection, your kid will be able to partake in the same type of fun you did back in the day.
16.A tiny, single-person table tennis table to keep your kid entertained for hours on end. The handheld device teaches coordination and focus, which can trickle over into other non-play aspects of life.
17.A classic board game for kids learning to count. Chutes and Ladders — where the goal is to hit 100 first — is great for children ages 3 and up.
18.A Star Wars lightsaber to help your little one harness their inner Jedi. The light-up design features an extendable blade that's as fun to look at as it is to swing around.
20.A Spider-Man set for kids obsessed with Spider-Man. The set includes a Spider-Man glove and silly string that fits into a handheld device that shoots it like a real-life web sling.
21.A Hackin' Packin' Alpaca game that's made for 5-year-olds and up. The goal of the game is to stack as much on the alpaca's back without it spitting on you. (Can you tell why little kids get a total kick out of it?)
22.A classic Battleship game for kids and parents alike. I used to play this strategy guessing game with my dad when I was little, and it was always a blast.
23.A kinetic sand set to give your kid all the oddly satisfying vibes. Just keep in mind that this toy can be messy, so you might want them to play with it on hard, non-carpeted surfaces for easy clean-up.
24.A Lion King-themed Monopoly board game that Disney (and Simba) fanatics will love. Best of all, you can pick from a collection of the movie's characters to use as your game piece.
25.A Jenga set for simple yet exhilarating fun. Will your kid be able to pull out a piece? Will the whole stack topple on them, prompting them to fill the room with squeals? You'll just have to wait and see.
26.A Little Tikes Gas N Go Mower so your toddler can feel like part of the production when working out in the yard. Plus, the tip-proof design makes it a great toy to help teach your little one how to stand up and walk.
27.A card game for one-on-one and group entertainment up to 10 players. The purpose of UNO is to match colors and numbers to discard cards until a player ends up with just one card. If it's you, don't forget to shout "UNO!"
28.A Razor scooter that's as cool today as it was in the late '90s. I can personally attest to how incredibly fun these lightning-fast gadgets are. (PS: You might want to wear knee pads — and most definitely a helmet.)
29.A LEGO dinosaur set so your little one can put a little extra work and creativity into bringing their toy to life.
30.A Sorry board game that is best enjoyed by ages 6 and up. The aim is to move all of your pawns from start to home, all without getting bopped off the board by other players (though, knocking out your opponents' pieces can be super fun).
31.A KidiBeats drum set to teach your little one the magic of music. The set includes a pair of drumsticks and four different drum pads that can be played freestyle or set to one of nine presets.
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