Walmart’s Hottest Toys for Christmas 2022

We’re shopping the 2022 Walmart Christmas toys list!

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Walmart recently released its 2022 Top Toy List, giving us an inside look at what the retailer predicts will be the hottest toys of the holiday season. This year’s top toys include brands like LEGO, Cocomelon, Jurassic World, Hot Wheels, L.O.L. Surprise, Paw Patrol, Barbie, Magic Mixies, and more.

With more than half the toys on the list under $50 and many under $25, Walmart’s 2022 Christmas toy list is sure to have gift ideas for every interest and budget!

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Below, we’re highlighting some of our favorite picks from the 2022 Walmart Christmas toy list, but you can head on over to to see the complete list or purchase any of these items for the kids in your life this holiday season!

Here are highlights from Walmart’s list of HOT Christmas toys for 2022…

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Under $25

two kids playing with finger-size skateboards

Hot Wheels Skate Fingerboard & Skate Shoes

Hot Wheels and skateboarding legend Tony Hawk have teamed up to create an epic fingerboard collection. Each fully assembled Hot Wheels fingerboard comes with a pair of stylish, removable skate shoes, designed to keep fingertips in place when learning to shred like a pro. Each board has a design that’s so unique and cool kids will want to collect them all!

holding a Scout stuffed animal

My Pal Scout Smarty Paws Customizable Puppy

This 2022 Toy of the Year finalist is cute, cuddly, and customizable! Touch-sensitive front paws feature sensors that begin silly reactions, music, games, and mindfulness exercises. Personalize the play and learning across more than 15 activities by programming Scout with your child’s name, favorite food, color, and animal. Scout will introduce your child to first words, counting, feelings, and emotions. He also comes with a nighttime mode that plays soft lullabies for 5, 10, or 15 minutes to help soothe little ones to sleep. 

playing Connect 4 spin

Connect 4 Spin

In this new version of Connect 4, players choose where to put their disc into the grid, and then spin the column to line them up. They need to get 4 in a row (horizontally, vertically, or diagonally) to win. But they also need to keep an eye out for their opponent’s disc placement before spinning, or they might hand over a victory. Each set of discs includes a weighted disc that can change the game in an instant!

boxed set of Encanto dolls

Disney Encanto We Don’t Talk About Bruno Doll Set

Play out a favorite story moment with Pepa, Felix, Dolores, Camilo, Mirabel, Isabela, and Bruno as they sing about Tio Bruno’s mysterious visions of the future. This set includes seven 3″ Dolls, two ponchos, four accessories, and one chip vision piece.

Boxed kinetic sand playset

Kinetic Sand Swirl N’ Surprise Playset with 2lbs of Play Sand

Swirl sand to magically create beautiful sand art with the Swirl N’ Surprise playset. This playset lets kids flow, swirl and stack sand with 4 tools and 2 pounds of sand in red, purple, green, and yellow. Fluff the sand and fill the sand swirler, close the lid for mess-free play, then press down on the pump to swirl the sand around! Watch as you reveal mesmerizing sand art designs! Swirl, carve, and slice again and again.

Under $50

girl riding on Cocomelon bus

CoComelon School Bus Ride-On

This fun ride-on is designed for toddlers 18-36 months. It has 36 interactive buttons on the sides including the letters A-Z and numbers 1-9. It plays 5 popular songs from the CoComelon series and features under-seat storage space, a working horn, a door & stop sign that open, a rear handle to assist early walkers, and two modes for learning and fun with music.

boy reloading cartridge on Nerf gun

Nerf Elite 2.0 Motoblitz Motorized Nerf Blaster

This electric Nerf blaster features 2 ways to fire darts, giving you flexibility and tactical advantage in both indoor and outdoor games. Unleash 6 darts at once with pressurized pump-action, or take on opponents with motorized blasting to fast-fire 10 darts in a row. This 2-in-1 blaster includes 22 Official Nerf Elite darts to fill both blaster modes. 

girl playing with Darth Vader action figure

Star Wars Galactic Action Darth Vader Interactive Action Figure

Imagine epic adventures with this electronic Darth Vader action figure! Activate different lights, sounds, and phrase combinations by pressing the 3 buttons on Darth Vader’s chest and belt. Watch as his eyes and attached lightsaber glow red, hear the sounds of the galaxy, and listen to him say 5 different phrases. 

girl playing with Jurassic World Lego set

LEGO Jurassic World Dominion Pyroraptor & Dilophosaurus Transport 76951

Children can role-play as popular Jurassic World Dominion characters tracking dinosaurs in an off-road vehicle with this exciting 279-piece playset. It comes with 3 LEGO minifigures – Ian Malcolm, Dr. Ellie Sattler, and a guard with a tranquilizer accessory element – plus Pyroraptor and Dilophosaurus dinosaur toy figures to inspire creative storytelling. 

boy driving RC monster truck

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Unstoppable Tiger Shark R/C Vehicle

This remote-control Monster Truck is on the prowl, using its HW Terrain Stomp Technology to “stomp” over grass, rocks, pavement, and even Hot Wheels cars (sold separately). It recharges with the included USB cable for 25 minutes of playtime with a range of 100 feet. Go beast mode with ferocious wheelies, rugged stability, and unstoppable might!

preschooler playing with Little People Barbie dreamhouse

​Barbie Little Dreamhouse by Fisher-Price

Featuring 3 floors of play, this playhouse is loaded with hands-on fun for toddlers, including a moving elevator, rotating clothes closet, a light-up pool with a slide, and 4 activation points for kids to press for fun lights, music, and realistic sounds.

$50 & Up


playing with a Magic Mixies crystal ball and stuffed animal

Magic Mixies Sparkle Magic Crystal Ball

Cast your spell and create a fortune-telling pet inside the exclusive Magic Mixies “Sparkle Magic” Crystal Ball! Watch as your Crystal Ball magically responds to your light-up magic wand’s movements. Colorful lights and sounds move and change while the magic happens inside…then, as the mist clears, your Magic Mixie magically appears! The Crystal Ball can also be used as a night light for a magical bedtime each night. 

girl pushing Barbie Dreamcamper on deck

Barbie Dreamcamper Vehicle

Featuring seven play areas, an epic slide, and 60+ accessories, this Barbie RV inspires endless outdoor adventures. With rolling wheels and a two-seater cab, kids can load the camper up and drive to their dream destination. When they arrive, the camper opens to reveal a kitchen, dining area, sleeping area, bathroom, pool, slide, and den with a TV. Help Barbie and her friends climb the ladder, then send them down the slide and into the pool to make a big splash! 

boy playing with Paw Patrol playset

PAW Patrol Big Truck Pups, Truck Stop HQ with Vehicle Playset

Featuring exciting lights and sounds from the show, the Truck Stop HQ extends to over 3’ wide to create enough room for Chase and the rest of the pups in their Big Rig trucks (sold separately). Play areas include a control room, a tune-up station, a carwash, and the center bay with a Big Rig launcher to blast off on your next heroic mission! 

playing with LOL doll playset

L.O.L. Surprise Fashion Show Mega Runway Playset with 80 Surprises

Unbox 80 surprises including 12 exclusive dolls with accessories to make over 1500 mix & match looks! Open the runway to reveal 4 complete play areas where your OMGs, B.B.s, Pets, and Lils can get ready, set, and GO show off their most chic looks. 

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