Best-selling Christmas toys of 2016

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Smart-Toys predicts the hottest toy trends for kids this 2017 Christmas season.

For inspiration on the hottest toys of Christmas 2017, check out last year’s trends:

Top Christmas toys 2016

If you want to know about what will be the hottest toys of Christmas 2016, just take a look at last year’s top X-mas toys (all of which would still make great gifts this year!)


Smart-Toys searches for engaging, exciting toys that exceed all of our our selective criteria (for developing kids mental and physical abilities!)

Toys must:
-engage the kids actively, rather than turning them into passive recipients of entertainment
-be engaging and attention grabbing
-have appeal to many ages and developmental abilities
-benefit the child by helping them learn a new skill, enhancing creativity, promoting confidence and self sufficiency, or giving them opportunities to explore
-be open ended and adaptable to many styles of play

Bestselling Christmas Toys 2016

No matter who you are shopping for, these gifts are sure to please this Christmas!
Best toys for boys – Christmas 2017
Best toys for girls – Christmas 2017

More Christmas toy sales data:

Total Cyber Monday sales topped $3 billion, which is a 12% increase from the previous year. Consumers spent $11.11 billion, (a 2.4% increase over last year) during the five-day period starting on Thanksgiving. The average order was $135.25.
Source: Adobe’s Digital Index

151 million Americans shopped in stores or online over Black Friday weekend, much higher than the predicted 136 million.
Source: National Retail Federation

Amazon’s Cyber Monday revenue increased 21.1% from 2014, and even had to place customers in virtual lines to manage high traffic volume. 
Source: Zack’s

Best Christmas toys for kids 2016

Still looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Not to worry. There’s still time to find awesome gifts for Christmas this year!

You can also check out hundreds of hot Christmas toys on the Amazon.com 2016 Hot Toy List.

To learn more about how Smart-Toys selects fantastic toys for our 2016 Holiday Toy List, just click here. We always seek to search out the top toys to let your kids grow up active and smart. Amazon Affiliate program commissions from the links on this page help us to support this site, at no cost to you.