Big toy sellers such as Walmart, Amazon and Target have already announced their picks for this holiday season's hottest buys.
These will be the toys on top of children's wish lists, according to BlackFriday.com. The list includes:
1. WowWee Fingerling HUGS
An animatronic, interactive baby monkey that was also a popular buy during the 2017 holiday season. Kids this year will want to larger HUGS version. $29.99 at Target
2. L.O.L. Surprise! Bigger Surprise!
A new version of the popular L.O.L. Surprise has exclusive dolls and accessories with more than 60 possibilities. This surprise is more of a box shape than the usual sphere. $89.99 at Best Buy
A new Hatchimal product will be announced on October 5, and it is expected to be popular.
5. Sesame Street Playskool Friends Let's Dance Elmo
Elmo may very well be the king of holiday toys. The newest version sings and dances. $39.99 at Hasbro.com
6. Imaginext Jurassic World Jurassic Rex
This is a large toy that is controlled by the user and can chomp on the accessories that come with it. $99 via Walmart
7. Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall LEGO Building Kit
When is something from LEGO ever not on the hot toys list? This is an 878-piece set that tops Amazon's toy lost and is a replica of Hogwart's Great Hall. It includes the house banners. This may be on top of a lot of adult lists as well. The kit is $89.99 via Google Express.
8. Barbie Dreamhouse
The latest Dreamhouse is 3 feet tall and has lights and sounds for interactive play. Prices vary on different websites.
10. Really Rad Robots Micro R/C Robot
A remote-controlled robot that transports objects and has a built-in microphone. Currently, these are in pre-order status only, for $39.99 from Walmart.