Top 10 Toys for Kids 2016

in Toys for Kids (Boys and Girls)

2016 Best Kids’ Toys – Boys and Girls

 
Little Boy Playing Rock StarOf all the toys available for kids of all ages, which ones could actually be called the “best?” Which toys are girls and boys (and their parents) choosing over the rest? The list of the top 10 toys for kids this year includes exactly that lineup of playthings for the kiddos.

What’s here: On this page is a “top 10” list of the best kids’ toys through the spring and summer months of 2016. The list’s rankings are based on popular demand, as well as tips from major online toy merchants, overall consumer’ ratings – and include toys for boys and girls in various age groups.

Tip: If none of the toys on this page strikes your fancy for the specific child you are shopping for, check out the Toys for Boys and Toys for Girls categories – as well as the “kids by age” links toward the bottom of this page. 🙂

For shoppers: For each of the toys on this page, one or more top, trusted online resources are hand-picked and recommended here so you can compare prices and shop safely and securely. Links to online reviews for the toys are also provided, where available.

What’s Here:

1. Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App-Enabled Droid
2. Razor A Kick Scooter
3. LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box (10696)
4. SYMA X5C Explorers Gyro RC Quadcopter With HD Camera
5. Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow Kit
6. Disney Frozen Kinetic Sand
7. Kidoozie Foam Pogo Jumper
8. OWI 14-in-1 Solar Robot
9. VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX
10. Crazy Forts

Price: $137.06
You save: $12.89 (9 %)
386 new from $129.0029 used from $74.98

1. Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App-Enabled Droid

Ages: 8 and up

The very first pick among the top 10 toys for kids 2016 is the Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App-Enabled Droid.

You might recognize BB-8 from the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens. If not…well, then, meet BB-8! More modern than R2D2, this new, roll-around robot listens, responds, messages, records, and moves with either RC apps or the autonomous switch.

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NEW DISNEY SPHERO STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS BB-8 APP-ENABLED DROID

$76.99
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 22:07:08 PDT
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NEW SEALED SPHERO STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS BB-8 DROID APP ENABLED DISNEY COOL

$175.77
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 23:15:54 PDT
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NEW SEALED SPHERO STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS BB-8 DROID APP ENABLED DISNEY 2015

$165.00
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 23:49:39 PDT
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Price: $34.99
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2. Razor A Kick Scooter

Ages: 5 and up

A many-time-returning-favorite makes it to #2 of the best toys for kids 2016 – the Razor A Kick Scooter.

The Razor A Scooter is a classic and an original, only revamped a little for safer, better kickoffs. The aircraft-grade aluminum frame is low for epic foot-power, and the inline wheels ensure a smooth, well-balance ride. Folds for quick storage.

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Razor A Kick Scooter Pink Razor

$38.47
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 23:53:47 PDT
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Razor A5 Lux Kick Scooter

$80.35
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 0:18:48 PDT
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Razor A Kick Scooter Blue

$42.23
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 0:23:27 PDT
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Price: $28.97
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3. LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box (10696)

Ages: 4 and up

Always a great bet! Next in line is the LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box.

The LEGO Creative Brick Box is everything you would expect from the name. And so much more. Use your imagination! That is what this brick box is all about. With over 450 bricks in an assortment of vibrant, bold colors, this box aims to inspire kids to build their dreams.

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LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696

$45.99
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 21:15:35 PDT
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LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 DESIGN 1

$49.99
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 5:50:14 PDT
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LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Bricks NEW SEALED FREE SHIPPING

$53.45
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 11:20:10 PDT
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4. SYMA X5C Explorers Gyro RC Quadcopter With HD Camera

Ages: 14 and up

Fun and exciting! The SYMA X5C Explorers Gyro RC Quadcopter With HD Camera comes in at #4 among the best kids’ toys for this year.

This new Quadcopter is all the rage because of the 360-degree turns, awesome stunts that it can perform, 2GB memory card, and quick-snap, high-resolution HD camera. Kids can snag 7-10 minutes of smooth flight time from a 100 minute charge.

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Syma X5C Upgraded Syma X5SC-1 RC Gyro Quadcopter 2MP Camera Explorers Drone

$18.00 (24 Bids)
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 20:52:03 PDT
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Syma X5C Explorers 2.4G 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter With HD Camera

$63.99
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 21:03:41 PDT
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HQ X5C-1 Explorers 2.4Ghz 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter Drone HD Camera OUW

$17.83
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 2:28:09 PDT
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5. Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow Kit

Ages: 3 and up

The Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow Kit is another multiple-returning-favoite among kids’ toys for the spring and summer of 2016.

I am not one to use 90s lingo lightly, but these stomp rockets are…DA BOMB. Ha! There are 4 rockets included, each one glows in the dark and is capable of high-flying up to 100 feet skyward. Yep, stomp-powered fun!

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Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow Kit (Red White)

$23.02
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 16:38:30 PDT
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The Original Stomp Rocket: Jr. Glow in the Dark 4-Rocket Kit (20005)

$18.52
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 8:29:34 PDT
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Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow Kit - Brand New!

$25.98
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 10:52:53 PDT
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Price: $8.34
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6. Disney Frozen Kinetic Sand

Ages: 3 – 11

Next up on the list – Disney Frozen Kinetic Sand.

What a cute idea! Frozen was a Disney movie favorite of mine. Yep, I know every single word of every single song. Shush with your judgements! I would totally get this set-up because the Kinetic Sand resembles snow. Kids are put in the role of Elsa to craft shimmering Olaf.

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Kinetic Sand - Disney's Frozen - Anna's Birthday

$15.99
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 13:05:20 PDT
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New Kinetic Sand - Disney's Frozen - Anna's Birthday Model:22183257

$20.99
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 13:20:30 PDT
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New Kinetic Sand - Disney's Frozen - Shimmering Snow Olaf Model:22183170

$16.99
End Date: Thursday Jul-7-2016 11:54:35 PDT
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7. Kidoozie Foam Pogo Jumper

Ages: 3 to 10

The Kidoozie Foam Pogo Jumper appears to be a huge hit with kids’ this year, and arrives as #7 on our “best of toys” list for 2016.

The Foam Pogo Jumper is something I wish were around when I was a kid. I had a classic pogo stick, and I think this would have saved me a TON of scrapes and bruises. Ha! It is heaps safer, giving kids better balance. Fun hops without leaving the ground.

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Kidoozie Foam Pogo Jumper, NEW by International Playthings

$17.98
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 6:16:13 PDT
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Kidoozie Foam Pogo Jumper New Kids Sports Game Safe Christmas Fun Toys Indoor

$21.02
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 15:11:23 PDT
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Kidoozie Foam Pogo Jumper - Fun and Safe Play - Encourages an Active Lifestyle -

$17.73
End Date: Sunday Jun-26-2016 6:22:55 PDT
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Price: $20.25
You save: $4.74 (19 %)
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8. OWI 14-in-1 Solar Robot

Ages: 8 to 15

The OWI 14-in-1 Solar Robot has been around for a while now, and also makes it to the list of the best toys for kids this year.

This Solar Robot is a must-have for science-minded kiddos because the many, many elements can be used in different ways to make 14 different robots. Cool, right? There are two levels, beginner and advanced, and each robot boasts unique capabilities.

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OWI 14-in-1 Aducational Solar Powered Robot Car Building Kit 14 Different Modes

$38.18
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 13:34:07 PDT
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OWI 14-in-1 Solar Robot DIY Transformer Toy Educational Science Kit FREE SHIPP

$37.89
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 14:49:11 PDT
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OWI 14-in-1 Solar Robot

$33.99
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 21:02:18 PDT
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Price: $44.99
You save: $20.00 (31 %)
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9. VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX

Ages: 4 to 9

Also a hit over this past year’s holiday season, the VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX arrives on the spring and summer 2016 list as well.

The Smartwatch DX is all about interactive, design-oriented fun for tech-savvy youngsters. Available in blue or violet. The DX comes with lots-a games, both mission and challenge based, as well as action-packed and educational games. Includes a camera and recorder.

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VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX, Royal Blue (2nd Generation) Smart Watch for Kids

$69.07
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 9:56:05 PDT
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VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX Kids Camera Watch

$33.99
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 10:12:07 PDT
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VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX,girls,purple,Time,School,Teach,Touch,Digital,Gift

$123.53
End Date: Saturday Jun-25-2016 10:22:54 PDT
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Price: $39.42
You save: $15.57 (28 %)
33 new from $39.420 used

10. Crazy Forts

Ages: 5 to 9

The final pick on this year’s list of the top ten kids’ toys is Crazy Forts.

I LOVE this so much! When I was little, my siblings and I would build the messiest, lumpiest forts ever from couch cushions, pillows, and loads of blankets. Much to the dismay of our mother. This fort builder is 69 snap-together sticks for structure. All you need are some sheets.

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Crazy Forts,Purple, 69 pieces Brand New

$49.83
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 15:21:25 PDT
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Everest Toys Crazy Forts Glow in the Dark Play House Backyard Fort Free Shipping

$102.89
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 17:42:57 PDT
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Crazy Forts Play Tent and Tunnel Princess Playset for Ages 5 and Up

$50.60
End Date: Friday Jun-24-2016 20:52:51 PDT
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 04/13/16.

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