Holiday Gifts You Need to Buy Now Before They Sell Out
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Holiday Gifts You Should Start Buying Right Now, Before They Sell Out

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Holiday Gifts You Need to Buy Now Before They Sell Out
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Blume Dolls
Walmart

Blume Dolls

Price: $10 at Walmart
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If the people at Good Housekeeping know anything about on-trend toys for the holidays — and they do — then you can bet kids will be asking for Blume dolls this year. Just add a few drops of water to the colorful flower pot and watch a doll with fabulous hair bloom from the "soil." Each figure comes with a surprise sidekick, too.

Related: 50 Toy Fads That Drove Us Crazy!

Kindi Kids
Amazon

Kindi Kids

Price: $25 on Amazon
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These doe-eyed dolls hit stores in August, just in time for kindergarten to begin (which is appropriate given the name). In the Kindi Kid world, every day is a new opportunity to learn, play, and make new friends. Dinatina, Jessicake, Marsha Mello, and Peppa-Mint each come with two unique "snack time" treats that your youngster can use to interact with the toy.

L.O.L. Surprise! 2-in-1 Glamper
Amazon

L.O.L. Surprise 2-in-1 Glamper

Price: $100 on Amazon
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L.O.L. Surprise more or less invented the "unboxing" gift in 2016 and their trinket-stuffed suitcases, collectible figures, and ephemera have been at the top of holiday must-have lists every year since. This turquoise traveler lets your youngster's L.O.L. Surprise O.M.G. fashion doll hit the road in style. Like every one of their toys, this one comes with 55 toys to unbox, including a doll that's unique to this set.

Adventure Force Nascar Crash Racers Track
Walmart

Adventure Force NASCAR Crash Racers Track

Price: $30 at Walmart
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Racing cars and tracks have been entertaining kids (and adults) for decades, and this Walmart-exclusive is expected to be on a lot of wish lists this year. Give your NASCAR racers a quick charge, then let them loose on the figure-eight track to zip around, narrowly avoiding each other in the Crash Zone. But if disaster strikes, no worries. The racers are designed to break apart and be reassembled in seconds to keep the racing excitement going.

Ryan's World Toys Surprise Mystery Giant Egg
Amazon

Ryan's World Toys Surprise Mystery Giant Egg

Price: $40 on Amazon
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You may not know who Ryan is, but your kids probably do if they watch YouTube or Nick Jr. And if they love watching him, you can bet one of these will end up on the 2019 holiday wish list. Past versions of these plastic eggs have contained collectible action figures, play slime and putty, and a spaceship with blinking lights and sound effects. (No two are the same, the manufacturer promises.) There's currently a backlog of up to 90 days for Series 3 eggs, the latest in this line of mystery toys, so don't wait too long to order.

Disney The Lion King Mighty Roar Simba Interactive Plush Toy
Amazon

Disney 'The Lion King' Mighty Roar Simba Interactive Plush Toy

Price: $80 on Amazon
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You can bet this summertime blockbuster will be spawning a whole pride of merchandise in time for the holidays. This interactive Simba plush is packed with 100 different actions from nose to tail. Stroke his back and hear him purr, roar at him and listen to him roar back. Simba has more than 100 different responses and actions in his memory banks, including that memorable catchphrase of his: "Slimy, yet satisfying."

Disney The Lion King 6V Plush Ride-On Toy
Walmart

Disney 'The Lion King' 6V Plush Ride-On Toy

Price: $80 at Walmart
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Told ya "Lion King" was going to be hot. Toddlers up to 45 pounds can hop on Simba and cruise around the house, king or queen of all they see. Simba come programmed with a number of sounds that your youngster can trigger as they prowl, as well as a charger to keep the battery (and the fun) going, and best of all it comes fully assembled!

Dreamworks Dragons Hatching Toothless Interactive Baby Dragon
Amazon

Dreamworks Dragons Hatching Toothless Interactive Baby Dragon

Price: $60 on Amazon
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If your youngster is a fan of the "How to Train Your Dragon" movie series and they went crazy over last year's Hatchimals craze at holiday time, then add this to your shopping list this year. Kids can "hatch" and raise their very own Toothless the Dragon.

WowWee Fingerlings Light Up Narwhal
Amazon

WowWee Fingerlings Light Up Narwhal

Price: $13 on Amazon
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The Fingerlings family of pint-sized robotic toys continues to sprout new branches of the family tree, including this family of four pastel-colored whales. Nelly, Nikki, Nori, and Rachel respond to sounds and touches by waving their tails, blinking their big eyes, and lighting up their horns to reflect their mood.

Sphero Specdrums Rings
Amazon

Sphero Specdrums Rings

Price: $65 on Amazon
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Sphero is a pioneer in the world of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) toys for older kids, and they continue to devise cool new ways to learn while having fun. Tap into your inner musician with these rings, which react to different colors by creating beats, loops, and other instrument emulators. Use the app to transform those fragments into tunes you can play on your smartphone, or use any Bluetooth MIDI-based mixing equipment like Garage Band to create a mini-masterpiece.

Barbie 2019 Holiday Doll
Amazon

Barbie 2019 Holiday Doll

Price: $40 on Amazon
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Barbie may be eligible for the senior discount at Denny's, but as far as holiday gifts go, she is timeless. This limited-edition doll comes decked out in a festive peppermint-twist gown that would look at home at any chic Christmas soiree this season, and she's available in one of three styles.

Owleez
Target

Owleez

Price: $50 at Target
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Owleez wowed the crowd at the annual New York Toy Fair in February and has had toy nerds salivating ever since in anticipation of its October release. This interactive avian teaches kids how to nurture a baby owl, which you must feed, rock to sleep, and even teach to fly. The payoff? When Owleez is ready, he's programmed to leave the nest and hover in the air.