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Toys R Us Announces 2012 Fabulous 15 Hot Toy List

Toys R Us has announced its Fabulous 15 toy list. These are the fifteen toys the toy retailer says represent the best new toys of the holiday season.

Here is the Fabulous 15 list for 2012:
  • Doc McStuffins "Time For Your Check Up" doll from Just Play
  • Gelarti Designer Studio from Moose Toys
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates Jake's Musical Pirate Ship Bucky from Fisher-Price
  • Lalaloopsy Silly Hair Stars Harmony B. Sharp from MGA Entertainment
  • Furby from Hasbro
  • LeapPad2 Explorer from LeapFrog
  • Micro Chargers Time Track from Moose Toys
  • Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Secret Sewer Lair Playset from Playmates
  • Hot Wheels R/C Terrain Twister from Mattel
  • Ninjago Epic Dragon Battle from Lego Systems, Inc.
  • Skylanders Giants Starter Pack from Activision Publishing, Inc.
  • Tabeo from Toys R Us
  • Wii U from Nintendo
  • Y Volution Fliker F1 Flow Series Scooter from Atomic Sports
  • 1D Collector Dolls from Hasbro
Descriptions of each of the toys, provided by Toys R Us, are below.

Toys R Us's Fab 15 toy list can be shopped here on The retailer is offering a hot toy reservation program this year. Toys deemed a "hot toy" by Toys R Us can be reserved with a 20% deposit.

Doc McStuffins "Time For Your Check Up" Doll
Doc McStuffins Time For Your Check Up Doll

Future physicians can bring home this dolled-up version of their favorite play doctor. Based on the Disney Jr. show Doc McStuffins, kids will love singing along to the "check up" song as they nurture their own toys. Doc can speak more than ten phrases straight from her hit show and can also bring her included stuffed friend Lambie to life with the touch of her stethoscope. 7 "AG13" button cell batteries required (included). Ages 3 years and up.

Gelarti Designer Studio
Gelarti Designer Studio

Itís time to get crafty with this one-of-a-kind, Toys R Us exclusive sticker studio that allows kids to paint, create and customize an array of designs before peeling off the adhesive backing to produce personalized, reusable stickers. Children can combine colors to generate a marble effect, leaving beautiful swirls on each sticker or add 3D accessories after the painting process is complete to make their designs come to life. The studio comes with a 360 degree turntable desk, 30 stickers, 4 paint pens, a marbling tool and 12 gems, so kids can decorate notebooks, bedrooms, laptops - and everything in between. No batteries required. Ages 5 years and up.

Jake and the Never Land Pirates Jake's Musical Pirate Ship Bucky
Jake and the Never Land Pirates Jakes Musical Pirate Ship Bucky

Sailing out of the hit Disney Jr. animated television series, this vessel based on Bucky the boat is ready to take junior swashbucklers on a Neverland adventure. Rocking and rolling when pushed along any surface, Bucky can bring Jake, along with his parrot Skully, to their next battle with Captain Hook. Kids can really live a pirateís life through multiple pirate-themed phrases and songs, while firing fire "water" out of the shipís cannon or staging a surprise attack from Tick Tock Crock. 3 "AA" batteries required (not included). Ages 3 years and up.

Lalaloopsy Silly Hair Stars Harmony B. Sharp
Lalaloopsy Silly Hair Stars Harmony B Sharp

This show-stopping Lalaloopsy is the first in the line to talk, sing and have "dancing" hair. Harmony B. Sharp is always prepared to perform for fans and loves to be the center of attention. To get her to sing a new tune, kids can simply change her hairstyle with one of five included snap-on accessories and hats. And, kids will love the included tiny kitty that chimes in as Harmony B. Sharp sings songs, tells jokes and plays games. 4 "AA" batteries required (included). Ages 4 years and up.


Featuring a personality that develops as children play with it, Furby is emotional and unpredictable, showing its feelings through animations displayed in its LED eyes. This evolved, interactive friend can also interact with other Furbys in their native language, Furbish as well as English. For additional fun, owners can download the free Furby app, which allows them to feed their pet virtually, translate Furbish and more using their iPod, iPhone or iPad. Currently available in six colors, more will be introduced before the year ends. 4 "AA" batteries required (not included). Ages 6 years and up.

LeapPad2 Explorer
LeapPad2 Explorer

Building on the success of the original, LeapPad2 inspires kids to create and explore with higher resolution, front-and-back cameras and video recorders, as well as a faster processor and increased memory. Filled with free content, like a music player with five LeapFrog Learning Songs, a new Cartoon Director creativity app, an Art Studio, the Pet Pad writing game and one app of their choice, kids can also play learning games accessible through LeapFrog Explorer cartridges and downloadable digital content. 4 "AA" batteries required (not included). Ages 3 to 9 years.

Micro Chargers Time Track
Micro Chargers Time Track

Equipped with four lane chargers, this Toys R Us exclusive track set lets kids load their miniature cars into a lane, charge them in less than 8 seconds, launch them into the raceway and compete against opponents to reach the finish line. Little speed racers will have a blast setting up their own tracks for hours of racing fun with the included curved and bridge track pieces. The set features one track race set with four built-in chargers, two trading cards and two exclusive quick charge cars, as well as a timer mechanism to help record results as competitors strive for personal bests. 2 "AA" batteries required (not included). Ages 6 years and up.

Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Secret Sewer Lair Playset
Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Secret Sewer Lair Playset

Kids can bring the Turtles back to their home base with this massive, 42-inch high playset that recreates their Sewer Lair home and the streets and rooftops above, available exclusively at Toys R Us. Packed with more than 20 different ninja features, the Turtles can keep track of the city with a telescoping periscope, practice battle skills on a Shredder dummy, douse intruders with ooze (not included), attach lines to objects throughout the room to rappel into battle and more! Additionally, an elevator can transition the Turtles between floors while Donatello can visit his computer lab to master his latest invention. No batteries required. Ages 4 years and up.

Hot Wheels R/C Terrain Twister
Hot Wheels RC Terrain Twister

Moving forward, backward and sideways on twin corkscrew cylinders, this radio-controlled vehicle is ready to take on nearly any environment. Available in red or green, kids can conquer snow, sand, water, dirt, grass and more while this vehicle speeds along. 2 "AA" batteries and one 7.6 V NiMh battery pack required (included). Ages 8 years and up.

Ninjago Epic Dragon Battle
Ninjago Epic Dragon Battle

Kids can defeat the snake-like Great Devourer in the ongoing struggle between good and evil with this 915-piece construction set after building Lord Garmadon - the green ninja - along with his four-headed Ultra Dragon. Along the way, the green ninja must defeat the evil snake Generals Acidicus, Skalidor and snake soldier Chokun before breaking his Sensei Wu out of the impenetrable snake prison. No batteries required. Ages 8 to 14 years.

Skylanders Giants Starter Pack
Skylanders Giants Starter Pack

Portal Masters can unleash their favorite Skylanders once again with this sequel to Skylanders Spyro's Adventure that features a new storyline and "Giant" action figures. Players can also bring characters from the previous game to life once placed on the Portal of Power, while maintaining existing upgrades. The starter pack comes with one Giant and two Skylander action figures, as well as the Portal of Power and Skyanders Giants game software for Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 or Nintendo 3DS. Ages 6 years and up. Rated "E 10+" for "Everyone 10 and older." This item will become available beginning October 21.


This unique touchscreen tablet, created especially for kids, offers enhanced safety features desired by parents. Designed and developed by Toys R Us, this 7-inch tablet can be customized for multiple users, allowing parents to offer different levels of internet access for each family member. Additionally, tabeo comes preloaded with 50 apps, including the most popular games for kids. One rechargeable Lithium Ploymer battery required (included). Ages 5 years and up. This item will become available in October.

Wii U
Wii U

Introducing two-screen console gaming- one on a TV and the second on the touch-screen GamePad controller - Wii U offers new possibilities for gaming, allowing players to have different experiences within the same game at the same time. This new system features motion control, high-definition graphics and compatibility with most Wii games and accessories. One rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery required (included). Ages 5 years and up.

Y Volution Fliker F1 Flow Series Scooter
Y Volution Fliker F1 Flow Series Scooter

This revolutionary three-wheeled scooter challenges riders to move their hips from side to side to start moving and keep riding using body power for self-propelling fun. With reinforced steel tubing, three-wheeled design and enhanced foot grips that make it sturdy, stable and easy to balance, this lightweight scooter also combines a sleek design with performance-rated wheels to allow for smooth carving and drifting. A quick response hand brake offers kids increased control and ensures a safe ride, while anti-vibration hand grips provide extra comfort. As an added bonus Y Fliker can be stored away easily thanks to its twist and stow folding system. No batteries required. Ages 5 years and up.

1D Collector Dolls
1D Collector Dolls

Featuring all five members of the worldwide musical sensation - Zayan, Niall, Harry, Louis and Liam - these fashion dolls are filled with the same personality that vaulted the group to the top of the charts. Fans can collect each band member and dress them for hanging out, concerts or any occasion. Each doll sold separately. No batteries required. Ages 5 years and up.

Photos: Courtesy Toys R Us

Posted on September 24, 2012

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