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Walmart's 'Chosen by Kids' top toy list of 2016

For the fourth year, Walmart turned to the real toy experts by gathering hundreds of kids, ages 18 months to 12 years, and turning them loose on the hottest new toys from suppliers like Hasbro, Mattel, Spin Master and more. Classics are also popular again this year, with toy-makers refreshing toys such as Barbie and Star Wars for today's kids. Take a look. (These toys are also available from other...

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For the fourth year, Walmart turned to the real toy experts by gathering hundreds of kids, ages 18 months to 12 years, and turning them loose on the hottest new toys from suppliers like Hasbro, Mattel, Spin Master and more. Classics are also popular again this year, with toy-makers refreshing toys such as Barbie and Star Wars for today's kids. Take a look. (These toys are also available from other retailers, and online as well.)

Pie Face Showdown Game

Players load the arm with whipped cream (not included) or the included sponge. Then, each player places their chin on one of the chin rests and at the count of three, rapidly mashes the button nearest to them, which activates the hand on the throwing arm. The player who doesn't get "pie-faced" wins; $24.99. More information: http://hasb.ro/2bgxOmp; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/2dlzXyr.

Imaginext Super Hero Flight City

Turn the top Power Pad on the Gotham City side to have the superheroes take flight. Just load Superman or Batman into the flight pack and have him circle the city looking for trouble. The set includes Metropolis and Gotham City with a flight tower connector, Batman and Superman figures, a flight suit, projectiles and a manual elevator; $80. More information: http://bit.ly/2dhoiBT. Find the best price: http://bit.ly/2dh8RtZ.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Remote Control Skateboarding Mikey

Watch TMNT's Mikey perform stunts. He can get up and go after falling over by using the remote's spin button. This Walmart exclusive also includes 20 of Mikey's catchphrases from the TMNT animated series; $59. More information: http://bit.ly/2cmsxKk.


Fisher Price Little People Sit 'n Stand Skyway Playset

Toddlers can take their Wheelies vehicles at the top and watch as the cars zip and zoom their way around the many spiral ramps to the bottom. The playset changes from a sit-at roadway to a stand-up Skyway. It includes two Little People Wheelies cars; $40 http://bit.ly/2cQXp9V. For the best prices: http://bit.ly/2duJ958.

Barbie Rainbow Cove Princess Castle Playset

The rainbow theme runs throughout the playset floors and brightly colored backdrops. At the top, sparkly clouds can hold a fairy doll (sold separately). There's also double doors are decorated with rainbow hues and cutout butterflies, a dining room on the first floor and a shell-shaped mermaid pool outside; $99.99. More information: http://bit.ly/2cZPp6F. Find the best price: http://bit.ly/2cLAAE7.

24V Disney Princess Carriage Ride-On

A Walmart exclusive, this pink ride-on carriage features Disney Princesses graphics, gold accents, working doors and ornate interior details. The coach is large enough for two children and includes a detachable "wear and share" tiara, heart-shaped steering wheel and luxurious curtains. There's also a magical light-up wand and enchanting fairy tale sounds; $398. More information: http://bit.ly/2ctAq4o.

Fisher-Price Imaginext Ultra Ice T-Rex Playset

Simply turn the Power Pad on from behind his tail and Ice T-Rex will walk, stomp, stand and roar. Kids can activate the LED lights in his spikes and his eyes. His mouth opens and closes with a chomping sound as well. $100. More information: http://bit.ly/2dhf5JC. Find the best price: http://bit.ly/2dh6vuS.

My Little Pony Explore Equestria Crystal Empire Castle

This My Little Pony playset has rotating light-up features and reflects three cutie marks at the press of a heart-shaped button. It also includes two staircases, 16 accessories, two closets that spin and a swing for the Baby Flurry Heart figure. It also includes a Princess Cadance figure as well; $39.99. More information: http://hasb.ro/2cVaonu; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/2cC4kjc.

Nerf N-Strike Elite HyperFire Blaster

The motorized Nerf dart blaster fires up to five darts per second. With its 25-dart drum, it can fire darts up to 90 feet; $49.99. More information: http://bit.ly/2d4tvR4. Find the best price: http://bit.ly/2dBmNlS.

Go! Go! Smart Wheels Treasure Mountain Train Adventure

Kids can turn on the motorized freight train and watch as it chugs around the tracks, through the tunnels and up hills on its own. There are nine SmartPoint locations featuring fun phrases, music and more; $43.99. More information: http://bit.ly/2dhbMT4. For the best prices: http://bit.ly/2dZdKux.

TMNT Half Shell Heroes Headquarters Playset

This transforming playset unfolds to reveal new play areas. It features street level trap doors for kids to decide whether to send the Turtles to freedom or Shredder to jail. There are four levels of surprises and it contains two action figures, Raphael and Bebop; $49. More information: http://bit.ly/2cRJb6X. For the best prices: http://bit.ly/2cR1fMx.

My Life As A Food Truck

This Walmart exclusive includes more than 40 accessories, such as pretzels, hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, onion rings, soda bottles, ice cream scoops, cones and more. Your kid's doll (not included) can fit comfortably in the driver's seat and the kitchen area expands for additional play. $97.97. More information: http://bit.ly/2dh9RxC.

Paw Patrol Zoomer Marshall

Zoomer Marshall makes more than 150 real sounds from the hit TV show "Paw Patrol." Press his badge for 80 different interactive missions and tricks. His backpack also transforms into water cannon launchers and two motors in his front paws help him zoom to his next mission; $69.99. More information: http://bit.ly/2dbjySu. Find the best prices: http://bit.ly/2dtp8w7.

Num Noms Lipgloss Truck

This truck includes everything kids need to make flavored lip gloss in cherry or vanilla. Choose a flavor, add glitter sprinkles, mix it up and dispense it from the ice cream machine. $32.99. More information: http://bit.ly/2d29wQi; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/2dAf7ws.

Pom Pom Wow Decoration Station

Kids can choose from six different ways to decorate their very own pom poms. The set folds up and is easy to carry on the go. It includes 75 pom poms, removable trays, water cup, adhesive dispenser and much more; $29.99. More information: http://bit.ly/2cmnGsx; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/2dafWhy.

Doc McStuffins Hospital Care Cart

The Doc McStuffins Hospital Care Cart features a light-and-sound patient scanner, a talking EKG with a printout roller, a kid-powered blood pressure cuff and more. The cart plays "Welcome to the Hospital" and comes with patient Findo; $49.99. More information: http://bit.ly/2cucaP0. For the best prices: http://bit.ly/2dpsyDR.

FurReal Friends Torch My Blazin' Dragon Pet

This plush baby dragon breathes flame-colored mist. Bring the color-changing marshmallow treat close to the mist and watch it "toast," then feed it to Torch and listen as he makes munching sounds. The dragon features more than 50 sound and motion combinations; $129.99. More information: http://hasb.ro/2djOsXs.

Tyco Terra Climber RC

The Tyco Terra Climber RC vehicle can scale stairs up to eight inches high and climb piles of rocks and hills in any direction; $99.99. More information: http://bit.ly/2cZYEUt; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/2cO8yV4.


Kids can take care of the egg and small, interactive creatures will hatch themselves. Little ones can teach them to walk, talk, play games and more. Who's inside? It's a surprise; $59.99. More information: http://hatchimals.com/.

Little Live Pets Snuggles My Dream Puppy

This puppy moves, feels and responds just like a real pet. Kids can feed this no-mess puppy with his bottle and he'll fall asleep in their arms. Pat his head or rub his tummy and Snuggles will make puppy sounds; $54.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1L6CEwm.

Hot Wheels A.I.

This racing system combines high-powered vehicle performance and computer enhanced Artificial Intelligence (A.I.), allowing kids to race a friend or take on a computer. Each car features a sensor on the bottom so the cars can communicate with the track. The Smart Cars are controlled using a controller and can race in three different modes; $99.99. More information: http://bit.ly/2cDksSn.

Razor Power Core E100 Electric Scooter

Simply kick start and twist the throttle to feel the maxed-up power and take a ride on this light-weight scooter. The Power Core technology gives kids 50 percent more ride time and up to an hour of continuous use; $149. More information: http://bit.ly/2d4BgGx; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/2d7tKMb.

Sky Viper v2400FPV Streaming Drone with FPV Headset

This drone streams and records in high definition, allowing kids to view the footage from the camera. Newbies will appreciate the new Flight Assist feature, which includes Auto Launch, Auto Hover and Auto Land. The Micro SD card is not included; $99. More information: http://bit.ly/1QqjlW1.

Batman vs Superman Ultimate Batcave Playset

This Walmart exclusive playset features a rooftop Bat-Signal with rotating angels, interchangeable weaponry, high-tech traps, an underground command center and more. A Bruce Wayne figure is included along with a new Batsuit. He can launch missiles and zipline from the roof to lower levels and more; $63.99. More information: http://bit.ly/2cQKG6Q.