For the fifth 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. Collectibles are popular again this year, as well as lifelike versions of children's favorite TV and movie characters. Take a look. (These toys are also available from other retailers, and online as well.)
Fingerlings from WowWee are back with cute little additons. The Minis come in a surprise ("blind") bag with a monkey, unicorn or sloth. Kids can collect exclusive, exotic, rare and ultra-rare figures. Each Mini comes with a mix and match bracelet and mini-tail charm. For ages 5 and older. Price: $2.99 at fingerlings.com.
'Incredibles 2', Jack-Jack Attacks
Jack-Jack Attacks from Jakks Pacific is an interactive doll representing the baby in Disney's "Incredibles 2," which opens in theaters this year. Press on his tummy and he'll laugh, giggle, babble, cry and make electric sparks sounds. Continue to press on his belly to cycle through his powers: He turns red to show his fiery flames, flashes yellow and creates spark sounds to show off his electric sparks and his eyes glow blue when his laser eyes kick in. The doll also comes with a raccoon. For ages 4 and older. Price: $39.99 at jakks.com.
Stem Jr. Wonder Lab
Kids can let their inner scientists shine with the Stem Jr. Wonder Lab from Little Tikes. The lab comes with eight unique maze pieces, three maze balls, three test tubes, three stirring spoons, stirring stick, eyedropper and lab goggles. Also included are 20 STEM experiments that use common household ingredients and more than 40 sounds and phrases that bring the lab to life. For ages 3 and older. Price: $119.99 at littletikes.com.
Fingerlings Hugs from WowWee have extra-long arms perfect for hugs and cuddling. Kids can also swing them, pet them and rock them to sleep. Give them a kiss and they'll kiss back. The recording feature allows kids to record their own voices then throw the toy in the air to hear a funny remix of what they said. For ages 5 and older. Price: $29.99 at fingerlings.com.
Imaginext Jurassic World Jurassic Rex
Kids can control the Jurassic Rex from Mattel to make it lunge forward with arms out, chomp his mouth around prey and more. Twist the Power Pad and his eyes change from green to red and a glowing red mouth. The set includes Jurassic Rex, projectile launcher, two projectiles, ATV and Owen figure. For ages 3 and older. Price: $109.99 at fisher-price.mattel.com.
Have a sleepover, grill on the patio or host a party in this dream house with three floors, eight rooms, an outdoor area, a working elevator, a rooftop pool and slide, and more than 70 accessories and appliances that play real sounds. For ages 3 and older. Price: $199.99 barbie.mattel.com.
Air Hogs Sueprnova
You have total control of the gravity-defying Air Hogs Sueprnova with just your hands. For ages 8 and older. Price: $39.99 at spinmaster.com.
Hidden Temple with T-Rex
This playset from Playmobil includes a functioning laser gun, a working temple gate, a pulley to bring equipment to the top floor, a flashlight to reveal glow-in-the-dark features, such as the ruin's crystal eyes, jungle plant and more. The T-Rex has movable arms, legs and jaw. It also comes with the Explorers team (Nick, Emma, Will and their dog Sammy), a laptop, camera, gold statue, microscope, hiking equipment and more. For ages 4 and older. Price: $59.99 at playmobil.us.
Cool Maker KumiKreator Bracelet Studio
Kids can create friendship bracelets with the Cool Maker KumiKreator Bracelet Studio from Spin Master. Simply spin the colorful spools in the machine to create 10 unique bracelet designs. For ages 8 and older. Price: $29.99 at shop.spinmaster.com.
Wizard Training Wands
Train like a wizard with the Harry Potter Wizard Training Wands. Each wand comes with 11 spells to master. The wand provides sound feedback so kids know when they have learned the spell. There are five modes: two modes of standalone play and three modes to play with fellow wizards. For ages 8 and older. Price: $24.99 at jakks.com.
Lost Kitties Blind Box Multipack
Find all five of the mystery Lost Kitties figures hiding inside the cartoon. The multipack also comes with 10 accessories and five meme stickers, all enveloped in a shaping compound that can be used to create things for the kitties. For ages 5 and older. Price: $19.99 at lostkitties.hasbro.com.
Hover-1 All Star Hoverboard
Riding up to 7.4 miles per hour and up to three miles per charge, you can go anywhere and everywhere with the Hover-1 All Star Hoverboard, a Walmart exclusive. The two driver motors can be controlled independently or with both feet, and the charger is easy to use with a Safety Shielded battery enclosure and water-resistant qualities. Plus, it comes with LED lights for added fun and style. Price: $148 at Walmart.com.
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn 3-in-1 Smart Car
Your baby is in the driver''s seat of this Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Crawl Around Car. The car comes with more than 75 songs, tunes and phrases for interactive learning and features a grow-with-me design so little ones can stick with the car as they learn to sit, crawl and walk. The entertainment lasts with the interactive lights and sounds, windshield wiper, horn, built-in ramp and the shapes and colors sorting door. For ages 6 months and older. Price: $59.99 at fisher-price.com.
MojMoj Claw Machine Playset
The Moj Moj Claw Machine will bring the arcade to your home with its lights, music and arcade sounds. There are two modes of timed play for extra excitement and six mystery packs to win. For ages 6 and older. Price: $49.99 at mojmoj.mgae.com.
Drone Force Terra-Sect RC
Navigate the ground, then activate the Drone Force Terra-Sect rolling attack and watch the device coil and ambush its target. The Tera-Sect can roll, flip and slither on all terrain. For ages 8 and older. Price: $29.97 at walmart.com.
PJ Masks Romeo's Lab Playset
With a light and sound panel, working crane, laser launcher and rolling lab charger, Romeo's Lab Playset from Just Play offers kids dual-level play. The set includes a Romeo figure, Romeo's robot figure, lab charger and three tools. It can also be transformed into a mobile lab by using the attached wheels for transport. For ages 3 and older. Price: $39.99 at justplayproducts.com.
Nerf Laser Ops Pro AlphaPoint
Have the ultimate head-to-head laser battles with The Nerf Laser Ops Pro AlphaPoint blaster. The blasters fire a single-shot IR burst with each trigger pull and tallies hits with lights and sounds. See your health and ammo status with the back display and easily reload with the quick-reload button. Use the Nerf Lasers Ops app to customize the blaster, track performance, earn power-ups and more. For ages 8 and older. Price: $44.99 at nerf.hasbro.com.
Little Live Pets Rollie My Kissing Puppy
Rollie is always excited to see you. He kisses and cuddles like a real puppy, wags his tail and closes his eyes to sleep. He comes with more than 25 cute sounds and actions and an adoption certificate. For ages 5 and older. Price: $54.99 at littlelivepets.com.
Pirate Roller Coaster
All aboard this pirate adventure. This Pirate Roller Coaster from Lego will take you twisting around pirate-themed props such as a skull archway, palm tree, sunken galleon and octopus. Get splashed in the shark-themed carts as you plummet down the main drop and get struck by water-firing cannons. For ages 9 and older. Price: $89.99 at shop.lego.com.
Fisher-Price Little People Take Turns Skyway
Kids share the tracks and learn to take turns with the Little People Take Turns Skyway Playset. The playset stands at over three feet and has three different tracks that feature a launcher, racing sounds and phrases, and play stops like a gas and repair station along the way. Two easy-to-grip Wheelies cars are included. For ages 18 months and older. Price: $39.99 at fisher-price.mattel.com.
L.O.L Surprise! House
The L.O.L Surprise! House is the ultimate destination for all your L.O.L Surprise! Dolls. The cool wooden house is three stories high and comes with a working elevator, lights and sounds throughout and more than 85 surprises. Relax in the real pool or go to the spa, and let L.O.L Surprise! Pets have a play date in the sandbox. For ages 3 and older. Price: $189 at walmart.com.
Trail Buster RC
Rip through the trails with the Walmart exclusive Trail Buster RC. For ages 8 and older. Price: $49.97 at walmart.com.
The Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
This Walmart exclusive features parking for more than 90 cars, has a double loop, a two-car elevator and a side-by-side racetrack. Expand the fun with connectable Hot Wheels sets. For ages 3 and older. Price: $94 at walmart.com.
Radio Control Polaris General ATV
Blast through the trails with the Polaris General 1000, which sports Polaris style details and a semi-open cockpit. A Walmart exclusive for ages 6 and older. Price: $19.88 at Walmart.com.
Num Noms Snackables Scented Silly Shakes Activity Maker Playset
The Num Noms Snackables treats look delectable, but be careful not to eat the fun slime. Pick your scents and toppings, swirl them together, and store your creation in the silly shakes cups. Set comes with three collectible stackable cups, one jelly slime, two scents, two types of glitter and one special edition Num Nom. For ages 6 and older. Price: $34.88 at numnoms.mgae.com.
Peppa Pig Fun Fair Playset
Ride the Ferris wheel, hop on the merry-go-round, make silly faces in the fun house mirror or visit the game booth with Peppa and George at Peppas Fun Fair. A Walmart exclusive for ages 2 and older. Price: $34.88 at walmart.com.
Zoom Tubes Car Trax
Zoom up, down and all around this clear tube track with infinite configurations. Create your dream raceway, insert your Zoom Racer and use the remote control to send it around the fun track. For ages 5 and older Price: $29.99 at buyzoomtubes.com.
Really Rad Robots MiBro
Get into all sorts of mischief with MiBro, your ultimate robot servant. Attach the tray and send him over, place him in Stealth Mode so he can spy for you with his built-in microphone or use him to send a message for you. Play with MiBro and his included soccer ball, rad blaster, tray and foam hand. For ages 3 and older. Price: $39.99 at walmart.com.
Minnie Mouse Sing & Spin Scooter
Go on a scooter trip with Minnie as she sings to upbeat songs. Simply tap her pink bow and she will start singing a catchy song as you scoot her along with her sweet dog Snowpuff. For ages 3 and older. Price: $39.95 at shopdisney.com.
Ryan’s World Giant Mystery Egg
Reveal a lights and sounds vehicle, rare figures, special putty, a limited edition plush and more. No two Ryan's World Giant Mystery Eggs are the same. For ages 3 and older. $39.99 at bonkerstoys.com.
Explore and Write Activity Desk
Discover letters, numbers, music, colors and more with the Explore and Write Activity Desk. The writing pad lights up and helps kids learn numbers, shapes and letters through tracing. The desk also transforms into an easel and chalkboard to let the imagination thrive. For ages 2 and older. Price: $54.97 at vtech.com.
Go on a hunt like no other with Treasure X. Rip, fizz and chip away for real gold-dipped treasure through 10 levels of surprises. There are 42 action figure to reveal and collect. For ages 5 and older. Price: $9.84 at moosetoys.com.
Power Wheels Barbie Dream Camper Ride-On Vehicle
Hit the road for a camping adventure in this Walmart exclusive Power Wheels Barbie Dream Camper van. Barbie leads the way with her voice as you drive the car at up to 5 miles per hour. Upon arrival, open the back to reveal a play kitchen with a fold-out grill and sweet snacks inside. The vehicle can drive over hard surfaces and grass, and has a parent-contolled speed option. For ages 3 and older. Price: $398 at walmart.com.
Spark Ultra Scooter
The Spark Ultra will light up the streets. Featuring the brightest LED wheels of all Razor scooters and a Spark Bar that leaves a trail of sparks when stepped on. The scooter is completed with spark-inspired grip tape and a durable design that allows the scooter to be taken anywhere for years to come. For ages 8 and older. Price: $59.99 at razor.com.
Rideamals Scout Interactive Pony
This Walmart exclusive pony named Scout is just like having the real thing with its motorized eyes, ears, head and wheels. Programmed with more than 100 sounds and movements, kids can listen to Scout munch on his food, watch him perform a special dance and more. Kids may hop on Scout for a musical trot (3.5 miles per hour) or gallop (4 miles per hour). It also comes with a grooming brush, carrot, apple and saddlebag. For ages 3 and older. Price: $398 at walmart.com.