The Most Popular Toys & Games Selling Out on Amazon Right Now

Scoop up these best-selling toys for your little ones before they're gone.

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The winter holidays aren't far off, meaning it's only a matter of time before the kids in your life start begging you for this year's must-have toys. For parents and caregivers eager to get those can't-live-without-it playthings for their little ones without having to make a mad dash to the store at the last minute, that means there's no time like the present to start shopping. And with kids starting remote learning across the country, educational toys are flying off the shelves fast, too. Luckily, there's an easy way to get everything you need for school, birthdays, and the holidays in one fell swoop. We've rounded up the most popular toys on Amazon right now—but you'd better act fast, because they're sure to sell out soon. And for more great presents you can buy online, check out the The 15 Best Amazon Gifts Under $15.

Best Life's editors have scoured the internet to bring you the best products out there, and we're hoping you'll love them as much as we do. Full disclosure: we may earn a commission for anything you purchase through links on this page, but that doesn't mean you'll pay more for them (we'd never do that to you!). Pricing and availability are accurate as of the piece's initial publication date, but it's the internet and we can't guarantee that these sweet, sweet deals will last forever, so scoop them up before someone else does!

1
This Ariel activity necklace set

little mermaid necklace-making kit
Amazon

Have a kid who loves The Little Mermaid, but can't stand the thought of buying yet another doll? Then score this adorable necklace-making kit, which comes with 150 beads and five pendants, including Ariel, Ursula, Prince Eric, Flounder, and Sebastian. And for more great presents for your little ones, check out these 15 Magical Disney Gifts for the Mickey Lover in Your Life.

$13 at Amazon
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2
This book of animals

100 animal baby book
Amazon

Instilling a love of reading starts at an early age. If you want your kids to become passionate readers, snag this genius LeapFrog book, which helps them get to know 100 animals—including their sounds and fun facts about them—in both English and Spanish.

$18$13 at Amazon
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3
This 10-pack of Play-Doh

10-pack of play-doh stacked in pyramid
Amazon

Is there any toy that provides more hours of joy than Play-Doh? This set comes with 10 colors of the squishy stuff, perfect for creating endless masterpieces with. Better yet, at just $8, it's also a great stocking stuffer or a "just because" gift.

$8 at Amazon
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4
This set of stacking cups

multicolored set of stacking cups
Amazon

Developing hand-eye coordination is an important step for little ones. If you're looking for a fun way to help your kids learn this important developmental skill, this set of stacking cups is sure to keep them entertained for hours. Since they're made out of hard plastic, they're a great, easy-to-clean toy for bath time, too.

$4 at Amazon
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5
This 20-piece set of sidewalk chalk

20 piece set of sidewalk chalk
Amazon

Looking for a way to help your kids channel their creative impulses without taking them out on your walls or furniture? Then get them this set of sidewalk chalk, which can help them create low-mess masterpieces that'll keep them occupied for hours. And for more great toys they can play with outside, check out The 20 Best Outdoor Toys for Toddlers.

$10$6 at Amazon
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6
This Funko Pop! Minnie

funko pop minnie mouse figure on train
Amazon

Not every collectible toy needs to be kept far out of reach of little ones. This Funko Pop! Minnie Mouse train toy is the perfect way to get the kids in your life in on the fun.

$11 at Amazon
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7
This learn-to-stand walker

blue and red vtech walker with toys
Amazon

Your baby's first steps are amazing—and a little nerve-racking. If you want to help the little ones in your life get stable on their feet, this VTech walker, which comes with adjustable speed control on its wheels, is the perfect way to help make them confident walkers. And when they're not cruising around the house, they can also enjoy the walker's removable front panel, which has plenty of activities that will help them hone their fine motor skills.

$34 at Amazon
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8
This 140-piece coloring set

briefcase with crayons and markers and pencils
Amazon

Love seeing your kids' artistic talents take flight, but hate finding their supplies all over the house? With this 140-piece kit, which comes with crayons, thick and thin markers, and colored pencils in a portable case, you can nurture their talent and keep things consolidated.

$24 and up at Amazon
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9
This Baby Shark coloring kit

baby shark coloring book
Amazon

Baby Shark may not be going anywhere any time soon, but that doesn't mean every Baby Shark toy you buy your kids has to sing. With this coloring book, kids can get their Baby Shark fix without you having to get that earworm stuck in your head again. (Doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo.)

$8$7 at Amazon
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10
This Lego Star Wars Razor Crest building set

lego star wars mandalorian building kit
Amazon

If your kids can't get enough of The Mandalorian, they'll flip for this Star Wars Razor Crest building set. With more than 1,000 pieces, four minifigures, and a Baby Yoda, it's sure to bring them hours and hours of excitement.

$130 at Amazon
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11
This Disney matching game

set of disney matching cards
Amazon

Help your kiddos learn valuable memory skills with this exciting game for preschoolers. Featuring their favorite Disney characters, from Mickey to Nemo, this game is so fun, they won't even realize they're learning!

$6 at Amazon
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12
This limited edition L.O.L. Surprise! doll

lol surprise doll in day of the dead makeup
Amazon

The only thing better than a L.O.L. Surprise! doll? A limited edition L.O.L. Surprise! doll, of course! This Dia de los Muertos-themed doll arrives in an adorable pumpkin package and comes with seven exciting surprises for your little one to enjoy!

$10 at Amazon
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13
This L.O.L. Surprise! Lights Glitter doll

lol surprise lights and glitter ball
Amazon

That's not the only L.O.L. Surprise! doll that Amazon shoppers are loving, however. This L.O.L. Surprise! Light Glitter doll, which comes with glittery hair and clothing that glows in the dark, has nearly 6,000 five-star ratings.

$11$10 at Amazon
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14
This Exploding Kittens card game

exploding kittens game box
Amazon

Looking for a great addition to family game night? Then try Exploding Kittens on for size. This hilarious card game is the perfect bonding activity and is sure to leave everyone in stitches.

$2016 at Amazon
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15
These stacking math cubes

set of colorful plastic stacking cubes
Amazon

Getting your kids to love math is easy—if you have the right toys, that is! These educational counting blocks make counting and arithmetic so enjoyable, your kids won't even realize they're doing addition.

$14 at Amazon
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16
This game of Uno

uno card game set
Amazon

Sure, your kids may not be ready for no-limit Texas Hold 'Em, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy some card game competition. This Uno set is a great family activity that'll keep the whole gang occupied for hours.

$10 at Amazon
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17
This Jenga set

jenga set
Amazon

Whether you're buying it for yourself and your friends to play on game night or for your kids, Jenga truly transcends all age barriers. Just stack up the blocks and try not to be the one who sends them tumbling down again.

$11 at Amazon
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18
This floating bath octopus

purple bath octopus
Amazon

Your little ones will never protest the bath again once you introduce this octopus into their bath time routine. Not only is it fun to play with on its own, it comes with three plastic hoops, making it perfect for a game of ring toss.

$8$7 at Amazon
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19
The Cards Against Humanity game

black box with cards against humanity game
Amazon

Your game night will get a major upgrade when you bring Cards Against Humanity into the mix. Full of hilarious (and often PG-13) sentence completion cards, you'll laugh until your sides hurt before the game is through.

$25 at Amazon
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20
This Zingo Bingo set

zingo bingo game set
Amazon

Fun and learning can go hand in hand. Case in point: One of the most popular Amazon toys right now is this exciting bingo game, which is not only the perfect family activity, but is full of easy sight words that can help your kids learn to read.

$20 at Amazon
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