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TRU Releases Holiday Toy List


Toys ‘R’ Us has released its annual Holiday Hot Toy List, showcasing dozens of top toys for kids of all ages this holiday season.

Licensed product features heavily on the list including Disney’s Doc McStuffins and Sofia the First, Universal’s Despicable Me 2, Activision’s Skylanders and LEGO’s Legends of Chima.

“Identifying the toys that will make the Holiday Hot Toy List is no easy feat. It’s something we take great pride in–ensuring that the toys named with this distinction are truly the toys that kids from all corners of the country will be most excited about,” says Lisa Harnisch, senior vice president, general merchandising manager, TRU, U.S. “All 36 playthings named to this year’s list were chosen because they’re undoubtedly Hot, from Cra-Z-Loon, one of the most buzzed-about items this season, to Xbox One and tabeo e2, which are generating a ton of excitement before they are even available in stores.”

Listed below is TRU’s Fabulous 15 pick of the crème de la crème this season. For the full list of all 36 hot holiday toys, visit

  • Big Hugs Elmo from Hasbro
  • Despicable Me 2 Minion Dave, Agnes and Gru collector’s edition figures from Thinkway Toys
  • Doc McStuffins Deluxe Get Better Check-Up Center from Just Play
  • Sofia the First Royal Talking Vanity from Jakks Pacific
  • Flutterbye Flying Fairy from Spin Master
  • FurReal Friends Cuddles My Giggly Monkey Pet from Hasbro
  • LeapPad Ultra from LeapFrog
  • Skylanders SWAP Force from Activision
  • tabeo e2 from Toys ‘R’ Us
  • The Ugglys from Moose Toys
  • Ever After High Royal & Rebel dolls from Mattel
  • LEGO Legends of Chima The Lion CHI Temple building set from LEGO
  • Shimmer ‘N Sparkle Cra-Z-Loom Bracelet Maker from Cra-Z-Art
  • Xbox One from Microsoft
  • Crazy Cart from Razor

For more on TRU’s holiday toy strategy, click here.

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