Do you remember the craziness over the L.O.L. balls and the Fingerlings last year 2017? I do. I sat at the computer talking to my brother waiting for the Fingerlings to be in stock and share with you all. This year I'm doing some digging to prepare for the hottest toy trends of 2018 and even grab a few now for giveaways later on this year.
If you are thinking your kids may be into any of these toys grab one while you can before the madness. Otherwise, you will pay an online seller triple what the toy is worth. As a parent, I can't justify paying triple the cost because I waited until the last minute.
So get prepared keep your eye on these toys and heck you may want to just grab the ones you can now.
Where do they come up with these names?
This is an electronic pet that is cuter than the Fingerling Monkey. It's a wearable plush pet with giant color changing eyes. They are interactive so think Fingerling that is bigger coos and dances. If you are familiar with Hatchimals the eye color on Pomsies tells you how they are feeling. They can be hungry, coughing, sneezing etc. I know we are in for a real treat as parents right?! After watching the video here of these they remind me of a Hatchimal.
The good news is they are the same price point as Fingerlings $14.99. Every parent loves a hot toy under $20.
Unlike the ridiculous L.O.L. ball! ( My kids unboxed the smaller ones last year here.)
They are available in three places currently.
Some aren't out yet at Walmart and Target. There are a bunch of Pomsies to choose from. Remember you really don't want to go too high above $14.99 as we get closer to December.
This little Patches does:
- Pomsies will tell you when they feel tired, cold or Hungry with adorable light up eyes, purring and cute sounds…only you can give them what they need!
- Take it to a new level with a special freeze dance mode you can play with you and your friends!
- Reacts to touch! light up eyes communicate how they feel!
- Touch sensors – pet them, hug them, love them. Over 50 cute sounds!
- Twist and lock tail – a great accessory for your backpack, wrist, hair and more!
You can grab this one on Amazon for $14.82. ( Fingerlings were around $50 last year when they were out of stock in major retailers and Amazon)
Here's another one just to give you an idea, but you can see all the Pomsies on Amazon here.
This one is Blossom and $14.99 on Amazon here.
Or you can grab it at Walmart here.
Now if you are thinking you have a child who isn't into the look of the Pomsies check out the Pomsies Grumblies!
Order yours here for $19.99 pre-order ( Item released on Aug. 1)
- Hydro loves water, but loves waves even more, his grumbling sends tidal waves out to the shore. Beware if surfing’s your favorite hobby, he may rumble up a giant Tsunami!
- No nurturing here – Poke, shake, tilt and roll them
- The more you mess with them the angrier they become, try to get them to full meltdown mode!
- More than 40 different reactions and custom sounds
- Each grumblie has his own personality, sounds & design
If your child is still a huge fan on Fingerlings two new models are being released in 2018.
These are in celebration of Amazon Prime Day!
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Keep your eye out for these! If you haven't joined our Online Deals Only FB group do that. You'll be able to keep up with scoring these “HOT” toys from following the group.
- My name is MacKenzie and you light up my life!
- Magical pet Unicorn with a light up horn that cycles through a variety of colors!
- Responds to noise, motion, and touch with blinking eyes, head turns, and a variety of cute noises.
- Pet your Fingerlings Unicorn to sleep, or make a loud noise and watch her get excited!
- Hold your Fingerlings Unicorn right-side up or upside-down for different reactions!
- Batteries included!
Get yours HERE.
- My name is Jess and my mini BFF is Eden!
- Fingerlings Baby Monkeys respond to sound, motion and touch with blinking eyes, head turns and silly babble.
- Blow them kisses and they'll kiss you back!
- Hold them upside down, rock them to sleep or make loud noises to see how they react!
- Includes a bonus mystery mini with a rare rating. Collect them all!
GET YOURS HERE. Remember $14.99 is the target price. If you buy from a third party seller you will pay more. I do not recommend buying from a third party seller.
Other new Fingerlings Monkeys Out This Year:
And we can't end without the Fingerlings Dinosaur!
- My name is Stealth: Now you see me, now you don’t!
- Reacts to sound, motion, and touch
- Wild roars, chomping jaws, and even a little dino gas
- Grips onto your finger and fiercely loyal
- Batteries included; Additional colors sold separately
Price point for this one is $14.99. You can choose different colors. Purple, Green, Blue and Orange. Order yours here.
You can also score these over on Walmart.com now too.
And wait for it, there is also the Fingerling Hugs.
Because who wants a little monkey on your finger when you can hold and hug this Fingerling Monkey.
These monkeys can be rocked to sleep, give kisses and respond when being held upside down. These won't be available until August 2018 and will be priced at $29.99. Again don't go beyond this from third-party sellers. You can check out some great images of these monkeys with kids here.
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Do you think your kids will be all over these 2018 Hottest Toys?
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Wow, so crazy how some of these are popular. I try no to buy too much of toys.