The best new toys of 2020

PARENTS magazine editor-in-chief Julia Edelstein highlights the must-have toys of the year in advance of the holiday season.
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With the holidays quickly approaching many folks have started searching for the best gifts for the little ones. Finding the right toys for the kids can be daunting. I have a 7-year-old in the house. Yours aren't little. Yeah, they just want cash. It's pretty easy for me. Thanks to "Parents magazine" they've done all the homework to make for an easy shopping season for you. Joining us to highlight some of the best toys of 2020 is editor of parents magazine, Julia Edelstein. Thanks foreing with us. Thanks for having me. How do you figure out the best toy? How do these toys get on the list? We set out to find toys that would keep kids entertained, england play independently without adult supervision. We know that's really important to families right now. We sent 500 toys to families all across the country. We narrowed the list down to 45 winners that have great bang for your buck and spark great play for hours and hours. Cool. You'll show us some of your favorites among that list. At do we have first? First we have the Zoe doll. This is by healthy roots.it's for ages 6 and up. This is a new toy company. It's a best friend doll, but the company calls her a curlfriend. She's known for these cu which you don't find often in a doll. What's really cool about this hair, which if you can feel it in the studio, you can see how special it is. You can actually use curling cream on it. You can use shampoo. You can style it. For little girls with this hair texture, it's a special doll. Every tester we gave this doll, loved it. A curlfriend. You know I have to take that You have a Christmas gift right here. Let's go next. I have a shark on wheels. What am I doing here? This is the ultimate remote control car. It is the monster storm by spin master for ages 4 and up. Everybody in the house goes crazy for this. Big kids and little kids. It goes super fast. It can go over water, ice, gravel. It has these huge wheels which have so much cool factor, but are soft so they won't strip your floors. It can actually do a little dive on its nose. Whoa! It's wild. There's a big kid here having way too much fun. I mean, the dads who tested this -- Give me the remote control. Okay. Sorry. T.J., give me the remote right now. Sorry, robach. Thank you. Now I can concentrate. Julia, a kitchen set. My daughters I have to say always had an amazing time doing this. This takes it to a whole new level. Tell us what this set does. Yeah. So you have the kitchen side facing out. I have the garden side. This is the laugh and learn grow the fun garden to kitchen by fisher price. It's F ages 18 months to 3 years. What's so cool is that one side is a garden. They can pick vegetables from the front. There's a little chicken thing with eggs. Then they take those veggies to the back. It comes with over 30 accessories. They can cook eggs and make avocado toast. It's super cute. It actually turns on. There were activities and lessons R ages 1, 2 and 3. Three levels. Super dynamic and kids played with this for a really long time. Farm to table. Love it. Getting them into it. Avocado toast. I have a clubhouse over here. What am I dealing with? One of our -- this is the lol surprise clubhouse play set by mga for ages 7 and up. One of our testing moms said you can't buy happiness, but this came close. If you don't know about the lol surprise phenomenon, get ready. They're known for these little dolls which you can see up here that come in these little globes and you open them up and there's a surprise. This is the clubhouse. It comes with more than 40 of those surprises. You open them up and it' funky cool furniture. You can box it up and take it with you. Kids are going crazy for this. It's definitely a hot toy for the holiday. I step on these things all over the house. We have all these little lols. We can't keep up with them. These are great options, great toys. Like you said, this shark on wheels is a really -- everybody is going to love this. We think many of these may sell out. Order early. Julia, thank you so much. Oh, my goodness. You can go to our ok page where Julia shares more of the best toys of 2020. Julia, forgive us. We have big kids in here playing with the shark wheels. You're among them, T.J. Thank you so much.

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