Shop November 5, 2021

Good Housekeeping reveals list of hottest toys for the holidays

WATCH: Good Housekeeping announces best toys for every age

With supply chain delays adding some stress to the holiday season, it's worth making an effort to get your shopping done earlier this year.

To accommodate the early shopping season, Good Housekeeping has been hard at work to identify the coolest toys for kids. "GMA" viewers can shop some of Good Housekeeping's 2021 Best Toy Awards recommendations right here and get ahead of the holiday rush -- and you don't even have to wait in line!

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Below, scroll and shop Good Housekeeping's top toy picks for kids of all ages at a range of price points.

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$30 and under

Potato Head Create Your Potato Head Family, With 45 Pieces to Customize Potato Families

Price: $20.99 · From Mr. Potato Head

This mashup lets kids imagine and create Potato Head families. With two large potato bodies, one small potato body, and 42 accessories, their potato family can have up to two parents, and a baby. Kids can have fun expressing themselves and creating lots of wacky looks. Sized right for little hands, there's no wrong way to play when mixing and mashing the parts and pieces. No wonder the Mr. Potato Head toy has been loved for generations. The Create Your Potato Head Family toy makes a great baby shower gift, or birthday or holiday gift for toddlers, preschoolers, and kids ages 2 and up. Most parts are compatible with other Mr. Potato Head and Mrs. Potato Head toys.

Creativity for Kids Sensory Bin Ocean and Sand

Price: $19.99 · From Creativity for Kids

Let your child explore in an under the sea adventure with an engaging and self contained plastic sensory bin! Creativity for Kids Sensory Bin Ocean and Sand comes with a variety of different textured materials that are fun to play with while developing cognitive and fine motor skills. In this unisex sensory box you will find water beads and sensory sand that you can keep organized in an included plastic storage container. Use the prompts such as how many sea animals are there in the instructions to play with your child. Creativity for Kids sensory bins are a great way to build creative confidence while engaging your sense of touch.

Under $65

DIY Rainbow Dough Kit

Price: $50 · From The Dough Project

Make your own all-natural, plant-based play dough in four easy steps with this gift-ready DIY kit containing six boxes of dough base in rainbow hues.

Brands Professor Maxwell's® VR Atlas™ 30-Piece Science Kit

Price: $64.99 · From Amazon

Kids can discover the world in virtual reality with this 138-page interactive, illustrated atlast with points of interest, landmarks and world wonders.

Over $65

Spin Master Batman Bat-Tech Batcave Giant Transforming Playset

Price: $99.97 · From Walmart

The massive Batman is over 33 inches and transforms into an epic Batcave with everything you need to bring your Batman's adventures to life. Just open up to reveal 10 areas for action or close it up to transform into a giant Batman for easy storage. Includes and with exclusive 4-inch Batman figure and features more than 40 phrases and sounds.


Price: $99.95 · From LEGO

Open up the world of music video making for kids as they direct and star in their own music videos with the LEGO VIDIYO The Boombox. Download the free app to scan the four music minifigures. Then scan the model and see it become the stage as your child creates a music video to share with others in the safe social feed. The Boombox is full of features that offer hours of play both offline and digitally with the app. Kids will love turning the heads, speakers and lights on the toy model to change the scenery and lighting in their music videos. Each element has four options to select, giving kids ultimate creativity – like swapping the heads to choose tropical, space, forest or castle scenery. LEGO VIDIYO sets offer a safe social play experience, helping kids become directors and stars of their own music videos. See their creativity grow as they produce videos packed with fun characters, songs, dance moves and amazing effects.

TONIEBOX Starter Set

Price: $99.99 · From TONIES

Engage your little one's imagination and encourage active play with this screen-free digital listening experience that plays stories, songs and more.