These Are the Toy Insider’s 10 Hottest Toys of 2020

With more people shopping online and pandemic-related delays, it may not be a bad idea to start the holiday shopping early this year.
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ByNehal Aggarwal
Associate Editor
Oct 2020
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Eager to get 2020 behind us and to start spreading some holiday cheer, many people are already getting into the holiday spirit and getting a headstart on their shopping lists this year. After all, with most people shopping online and pandemic-related shipping delays, it may not be a bad idea to start organizing and checking off the holiday shopping early this year. To help, The Toy Insider just released their hottest toys of 2020.

The list, part of the organization’s 15th annual holiday gift guide, focuses on screen-free fun and toys that promote diversity, sustainability and are affordable.

"This holiday shopping season will be unlike any other. It will be in your best interest to plan ahead and grab these hot toys before you start carving out your pumpkins,” Laurie Schacht, Chief Toy Officer, The Toy Insider, said in a press release. “Playtime offers a powerful way of coping with the world we live in, and the wide assortment of toys we reviewed for this year’s holiday gift guide showcase the innovative, creative and affordable ways toymakers are serving the needs of families during challenging times.”

Below, their most-wished for toys in 2020, broken by age group.

Hottest Toys of 2020 for Kids Aged 0 to 2

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Grow-the-Fun Garden to Kitchen , $80,

Speak & Learn Puppy , $30,

Hottest Toys of 2020 for Kids Aged 3 to 4

Blippi Recycling Truck , $23,

Blues Clues & You! Dance-Along Blue Plush , $50,

Barbie Color Reveal Slumber Party Fun , $50,

Hexbug Nanotopia , $50,

Pinkfong Baby Shark Dancing DJ , $40,

PJ Masks Transforming 2 in 1 Mobile HQ , $80,

Ryan’s World Shadow Warrior Ninja Mystery Box , $60,

Star Wars The Child Animatronic Edition , $60,

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