Charm-azing Bracelets, Stretchy Heroes in a Half Shell, Little Chirping Love Birds, a Virtual Construction Set and 200 Pound-Towing Truck Are Among the Top Toys Named to the Company’s Annual and Industry-Leading Gift List
With the holiday shopping season approaching, Toys“R”Us® has revealed its highly anticipated 2014 Holiday Hot Toy List. The annual list of 36 items, determined by Toys“R”Us play experts after months of extensive research, is packed with a wide range of brand new toys, games and other playthings expected to be at the top of kids’ wish lists this year. For the full list, visit Toysrus.com/HotToys or follow the conversation on social media using the hashtag, #TRUHotToyList.
“We take great pride in providing parents and gift-givers with a reliable and definitive shopping list that they can use as a starting point to help ensure kids will be smiling from ear-to-ear when they open their presents on Christmas morning,” said Richard Barry, Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer, Toys“R”Us, Inc. “Our team of toy experts has a proven track record of predicting what are expected to be the most coveted toys each holiday season. By sharing our unique toy insights, while offering compelling services and savings opportunities, including the introduction of free online layaway and our new Rewards“R”Us loyalty program with “R”Us credit card incentives, we’re determined to help make holiday gifting easy for our customers.”
THE TOYS“R”US “FABULOUS 15”: The Best-of-the-Best of the Holiday Season
Among the 36 items named to the Toys“R”Us Holiday Hot Toy List are the Fabulous 15, expected to be the most sought-after and anticipated items of the holiday season:
- Charmazing™ Color Me Up! from Wooky Entertainment Inc.
- Disney Frozen Snow Glow Elsa from Tolly
- Doc McStuffins Get Better Talking Mobile from Just Play™
- FurReal Friends® Get Up and Go Go My Walkin’ Pup™ from Hasbro®
- Hot Wheels® Street Hawk™ Remote Control Flying Car from Mattel®
- Imaginext® Battle Rover by Fisher-Price®
- LeapTV™ from LeapFrog®
- LEGO® FUSION Town Master from LEGO® Systems Inc.
- Little Live Pets™ Bird Cage Love Birds Double Pack from Moose Toys™
- MAX Tow Truck™ from JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
- Mutant Mania™ Mutant Masher from Moose Toys™
- Skylanders Trap Team™ from Activision Publishing, Inc.
- Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesStretch ‘N’ Shout Leonardo from Playmates Toys®
- TRANSFORMERS Stomp & Chomp GRIMLOCK from Hasbro®
- Zoomer™ Dino (Onyx) from Spin Master™
THE 2014 #TRUHotToyList
From Baby’s First Christmas to Big Kids, the 2014 Toys“R”Us Holiday Hot Toy List represents the top new toys of the year in each age group:
Baby’s First Christmas:
Bright Starts™ Having a Ball!™ Hide & Spin Monkey™ from Kids II®
It’s time for some monkey business! By picking up balls, placing them into the top of the monkey’s hat and pressing his nose, little ones can watch with excitement as the balls spiral down the ramp. With bright lights and silly monkey sounds and songs, parents should prepare for ongoing laughter. The Hide & Spin Monkey also encourages sit-to-stand play. 4 “AA” batteries required (included). Ages 6 to 36 months.
MINNIE MOUSE Musical Touch ‘n Crawl from Fisher-Price®
This too-cute Minnie Mouse is moving and grooving, encouraging crawlers to join along and further develop gross motor skills. With just a press of Minnie’s back, babies will hear adorable phrases such as “great job!” and “aren’t you sweet?” followed by Minnie crawling to a sweet melody. Minnie is soft to the touch and sized just right for little ones. 2 “AA” batteries required (included). Ages 9 months to 3 years.
13 months to 2 years:
3-in-1 Bounce, Stride & Ride Elephant from Fisher-Price®
This adorable elephant pal comes ready to play and ride with lights, music and three “grow-with-me” stages to get infants moving. Babies can bounce up and down, then steady their first steps as a walker, and ultimately take a ride. Upbeat tunes, fun sounds, phrases and sing-along songs encourage and reward actions of little learners. The elephant’s big, soft ears move as babies move to add even more fun and excitement. 2 “AAA” batteries required (included). Ages 9 months to 3 years.
Giggly Gears™ Twirltable™ from Little Tikes®
Little imaginations will spin into gear with this engaging and interactive Toys“R”Us exclusive play table. With over 20 colorful gears that turn, swirl and wind, there are endless ways to play and countless hours of imaginative fun to be had. Parents will love to watch as toddlers invent new ways to spin and stack gears while music plays. 2 “AAA” batteries required (not included). Ages 12 months and up.
2 to 4 years:
Cabbage Patch Kids® 14-Inch SKECHERS® Twinkle Toes Kid with Backpack from JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
Kids can’t help but shine when playing with the all-new Toys“R”Us exclusive 14-inch Cabbage Patch Kid, featuring real light-up accessories and SKECHERS shoes. Available in a variety of ethnicities, face shapes, hair colors, eye colors and more to choose from, each Cabbage Patch Kid has a one-of-a-kind name and comes with a birth certificate and adoption papers. 6 “AG13/LR44” batteries required (included). Ages 3 years and up. Continue reading