Although many of us are still clinging to the last glorious days of fall, snow and all of the festivities that come along with it are just around the corner. With rumors floating around about especially slow or limited supply chains this year, it really never is too soon to start thinking about crossing items off of your holiday shopping list for 2021. Of course, starting your holiday shopping early is also a great way to avoid the stress that comes along with last-minute gift buying and jam-packed shopping centres.
This year, snagging the season’s most buzz-worthy toys is a breeze, thanks to The Bay and their newly expanded toy section that you can visit from the comfort of your living room. Check out their Top Toys of the Year to find something for everyone on your shopping list, with Free Shipping on orders over $35 (no minimum if you have Hudson’s Bay Mastercard), Free Returns, and their Price Match Guarantee. Christmas shopping has never been easier!
Whether your kiddo is revved up about Hot Wheels, tickled pink for Barbie, or over the moon for Paw Patrol, The Bay has a huge assortment of everyone’s favourite toys, stocking stuffers, sweets and goodies. With so many options to choose from, the hardest part can be narrowing down which gifts will be the biggest hit, so we’ve done the work for you! Scroll on to see 12 toys we think your kids would love to unwrap on Christmas morning – all just a click away at thebay.com.
What could be cooler than joining the Paw Patrol Team at The Lookout as they plan for their next rescue – especially when the tower is as big as you are? The 2.5 foot tower will let your kiddo feel like they’re part of the action, and they’re gonna go nuts for the functioning periscope, slide and elevator, as well as the flashing lights and sounds the tower makes. The set comes with a Marshall and Chase figure, as well as Chase’s rescue vehicle.
Paw Patrol Lifesize Tower HQ | Buy Now
As kids, we always dreamed of getting a ride-on vehicle. Although that dream never came true, we have to admit – we’re tempted to buy this Ride-On Train for ourselves! All jokes aside, even parents can get in on the fun of riding this 12 volt train with their kids, and if you want to take more passengers along for the ride, you can connect more carriages to the back! This train is perfect for fun inside or outside (once the snow melts!)
Voltz Toys 12v Ride-on Train For Kids | Buy Now
There’s no denying that one of the best parts of playing with Barbie is dressing her up in endless outfits and accessories. As a parent, however, picking up those endless outfits and accessories can definitely also be a bit of a pain. This incredible closet will be everyone’s new favourite toy, since it comes with shelves, drawers and rotating racks to hold all of Barbie’s clothes and folds up for easy storage. When open, the closet is over 2 feet wide, making it perfect for fashion shows. The closet comes with Barbie and over 25 fashions and accessories, including a day outfit, an evening look, a pediatrician outfit and a scuba suit.
You can never have too many Barbies, and bold fashion statements are the name of the game with Barbie Extra Dolls! Each doll comes with bright and unique clothing and accessories as well as a quirky and adorable pet to join in on their owner’s adventures. Glitter, over the top accessories, emojis and stand-out hair are just a few of the features of these dolls that’ll make them stand out among all the rest in your kiddo’s collection!
We can almost hear the squeals of delight from our kids opening this 4 foot car wash track from Hot Wheels! Out of the box, each car is covered in a green coating meaning it’s ready for its first trip through the Octo Wash. Each car changes colour in warm or cold water as the cars travel through hand-powered robotic arm wash and octopus spray wash. Although your little one will never want the fun to end, whenever it does, the wash can be folded in half for compact storage.
Hot Wheels Ultimate Octo Car Wash | Buy Now
Cold winter temperatures can mean a lot more time spent playing indoors. With options for indoor play spaces being more limited these days, why not create one of your own? Kids 7 months and up are guaranteed to have a blast in this super soft foam pit complete with 200 plastic balls, ready for endless fun. The set also comes with a bag for ball storage.
Boomboleo Foam Ball Pit Set with 200 Balls | Buy Now
With stylish outfits and lots of different accessories, Glitter Girls are fun for kids who love to play pretend. Glitter Girl Keltie is dressed in a cute two-piece outfit with her signature bow. She can sit, stand, bend her knees and elbows, and rotate her arms, legs, and head! Kids can use their imagination to mix and match Glitter Girls dolls and clothing for hours of creative play.
Glitter Girls Keltie Doll | Buy Now
For a toy that has long stood the test of time, your kiddo is sure to love rocking away on this soft and squishy sheep from B. Toys. The rockers and handles are made from natural hardwood, meaning this durable rocker will last through all the babies in your family. At 18.25” high, it’s recommended for little ones aged 18 months and up.
Toys Rocking Sheep | Buy Now
Bring the fun of the arcade into your living room with this interactive b-ball buddy that comes with lights, sounds and phrases, as well as a motorized base to move the hoop forward and backward! Your kids will love the challenge of making a basket using each of the 4 game modes, and celebrating each swish of the ball with lights, sounds and narration.
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Monopoly Builder is everyone’s favourite classic board game with a strategy twist! In this version, players buy property and physically stack buildings with the builder’s blocks. The aim of the game is to collect and trade resources to build their towers higher and higher. The more a player builds, the more points they earn. The game ends when the penthouse has been built – tally your points to see who comes out the ultimate winner! This game is recommended for players aged 8 and up.
Hasbro Monopoly Builder | Buy Now
Our kids love using their imaginations to bring scenes from their favourite movies to life in our home. Action figures are always a hit – especially when they come from their favourite superhero universe. This Titan Hero series Iron Man is sure to be a hit with Avengers fans – especially if you pair it with the blast gear launcher that plugs into Iron Man’s back port and allows him to launch projectiles.
Marvel Iron Man Figure with Gear | Buy Now
Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? What items are at the top of your kids’ lists this year? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments!
Thanks to The Bay for partnering with us on this fun post!