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46 Toys And Games To Shop If The Ones On Their List Are All Sold Out

There's still time to beat Santa as the best gift giver.

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What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

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1. A Lego hip-hop robot beatbox so they can direct and star in their own music video (as if they aren't already doing that on TikTok 🤦🏾‍♀️).

the robot hip hop beatbox lego set

2. A Roblox ZED vehicle because pretty much every kid I know is completely obsessed with Roblox right now, so you probably can't go wrong with this toy.

the zed vehicle and an action figure

3. A Miko 3 — a splurge-worthy robot that might look like a fancy toy to the untrained eye but is so much more. This robot is packed with games and educational content and can play, help with homework, and act as a video chat device when you want to check in on the kid. It's...pretty amazing.

4. Toy Story Talent Show to turn any family into an actual circus act. Get ready to strut your stuff when you perform 100 physical challenges and tongue twisters for the whole family.

a family playing the game with a parent balancing something on their foot

5. A rainbow Squeakee balloon dog because it's part balloon part puppy and can make more than 60 sounds and interactions. Rainbowie can be played with, tickled, and fed. But watch out, Rainbowie can also virtually pee and fart, too.

the rainbow squeakee dog balloon toy

6. A pair of interactive dumplings that are adorably tiny but packed with 50 reactions and emotions, as well as cheeks that light up 😍.

the interactive dumplings one wearing a crown and the other wearing glasses

7. A fancy plushy for a lavish stuffed animal that's part toy, part fashion accessory.

an elephant plush

8. A bubble maker that'll let them enjoy all the bubbles without you having to use all the strength within you to blow them the old fashioned way.

the bubble maker in the rainbow style

9. A Barbie Extra Minis doll — small in size but big in fashion. If they've been putting Barbies in their letter to Santa, they'll be pleasantly surprised with these mini Barbies.

the mini barbie with a stylish outfit

10. And, might I suggest the mini Barbie travel playset that'll come with two adorable pet puppies, an exclusive Barbie Extra Minis doll, and accessories.

the play set with suit cases two mini pets and accessories

11. A Plugo Farm for a gift that'll keep them busy for the entire winter break. It's hard work maintaining a farm, and this one comes with more than 100 story-based challenges that your little farmer will have to tackle to manage their farm.

a child playing the plugo farm

12. Or, Orboot Dinos because they've been in love with the prehistoric world since they saw their first brontosaurus. Now, they can travel back in time to explore and dig up more than 500 facts about dinosaurs. Sounds like a ~dino-mite~ gift to me.

13. A set of Cubles — just pop it, fold it, build it, then play it. That's it, no fancy gadgets or electronic ~wowing~. It's just simple puzzle and origami fun.

two kids playing with cubles

14. Crossed Signals, a game where following instructions is the only way to win. Move or shake the wands up or down depending on the instructions. It has four game modes that you can play solo, in a group, with teams, or head-to-head. But remember, don't get your signals crossed!

a family playing the game

15. A Play-Doh kitchen playset for the next master pastry chef to practice whipping up their own creations.

16. A farm playset in case they're a fan of Old McDonald and his farm, E-I-E-I-O.

the farm playset that includes a barn a farmer and animals

17. A pack of mindful maze boards for a simple toy that can also help children calm down when they're feeling anxious. Tracing the mazes with their fingers help them to practice mindfulness.

18. An Osmo Genius starter kit that can connect to your iPad or Fire Tablet to help your child learn through exploration and interactive games. They'll be too busy having fun to realize that they're actually learning.

the kit

19. A tricycle that'll be perfect for strolls around the block. It's also small enough to fit in the trunk and take along for park days.

the tricycle

20. Trivia Crack, where knowing your friends is almost more important than knowing the answer to the trivia questions. You'll have to wager whether your friends know the answer, too.

21. A Hot Wheels Monster Trucks T-Rex volcano arena playset that'll give them a roaring good time filled with imaginary play. It comes with launchers so your monster trucks can do all sorts of stunts and tricks, and the dino really roars.

the play set

22. Barbie animal rescue set for the kid whose dream it is to help animals when they grow up. They can get started by being the friend of forest animals like deers, squirrels, foxes, and little birdies.

the barbie and the animals playset

23. Uno Flip in case your family is a huge fan of the original game. This game is just like the original until someone decides to flip the deck which switches the rules and turns the game upside down. And the best part is, you'll never see it coming until the card is played. 😈

the cards laid out on a table to show the different sides

24. A bouncy pal they can ride indoor or outdoor all over the house. If you think you can't catch them now, wait until they take off on their noble ~magical~ steed.

25. A Little Tikes electric guitar for the family rock star ready for the ultimate jam session. The guitar comes with four modes: play with the band, free play, solo play, or play any song (using Bluetooth). The best part is that parents can control the volume. 😌

26. A Lucky and Spirit figure, complete with a flowy mane, from the Dreamworks Animation film Spirit Untamed. They'll be able to reenact their favorite parts from the movie with included accessories.

the doll the horse a feeding bucket and a brush and apples

27. A VTech KidiGo basketball hoop so your all-star can take it to the hole. The hoop comes with five game modes: free play, score challenge, time challenge, color challenge, and hot potato. The interactive headboard makes the games even more fun, ideal for hours of solo or group indoor activity.

28. A Got2Glow Fairy Finder in case the child you're shopping for is enamored by the magic of fairies. Carry the jar around and find fairies to collect. Once they catch the fairy, they can feed, play, and care for it. Each jar can collect more than 30 fairies, with 100+ fairies to collect in total. Friends can trade fairies they collect, too.

29. A mini pet pig that's so ridiculously adorable, I'm fighting the urge to buy it for myself. I mean, it's a mini pet pig!

30. A busy woodpecker toy you mount on the wall that doubles both as decor and a toy that'll keep them busy. It's especially cool if their room can't actually fit another toy.

31. A puzzle block set complete with 100 puzzle pieces and a travel case. An ideal gift for any curious and creative builders who love constructing new creations.

the puzzle pieces and travel case

32. A snackin' Grogu perfect for any fan of The Mandalorian.

Grogu eating a snack

33. An interactive labradoodle in case they've been begging for a pet and, unfortunately, will not be getting one soon. This pup can respond to touch or voice and has more than 150 sounds and reactions.

34. Pictionary Air Harry Potter edition to test their wand capabilities. It's the same fun as classic Pictionary except this time you draw in the air and players can see what you're drawing on your smart device or the TV. Now they'll really be able to manage the mischief.

harry potter pictionary air game box

35. A karaoke machine any star-bound kid would love whether they enjoy making a show out of family night or just need to belt out their favorite tunes on a regular Monday afternoon.

a child singing karaoke with the machine

36. An original Tamagotchi — a nostalgic toy that still has a tech element. (It's okay to buy them one and buy one for yourself, too.)

37. A Melissa & Doug Blue's Clues & You camping set perfect for imagining that it's a warm day in the woods instead of another freezing winter day inside.

the camping play set

38. A shave and reveal plush to become a pet groomer ~reveal and style~ their very own pet.

39. A 3D printing pen so they can design and create their own toy IRL.

40. An