Lifestyle Walmart's 'Chosen by Kids' top toy list of 2015 By NEWSDAY.COM STAFF Updated September 23, 2015 2:39 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email For the third year, Walmart turned to the real toy experts by gathering hundreds of kids, ages 18 months to 12 years, and turning them loose on the hottest new toys from suppliers like Hasbro, Mattel, Spin Master and Zing. The retailer's top 25 toy list revealed that kids are looking for toys that serve as an artistic outlet. Classics are also popular again this year, with toy-makers refreshing retro toys to appeal to today's kids. Take a look. (These toys are also available from other retailers, and online as well.) Pie Face Photo Credit: Hasbro Simply put a little whipped cream from home (or a wet sponge) on the "hand" of the game and start turning the handles. It can go off at any time, which means you could get splatted. You score points every time you turn the handle without getting pie-faced; $18.99. More information: http://hasb.ro/1HqLavl; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1MHeWYA Nerf N-Strike Mega Series RotoFury Blaster Photo Credit: Hasbro The Nerf RotoFury blaster fires darts up to 90 feet. The rotating drum fires 10 darts at a time without reloading; $34.99. More information: http://hasb.ro/1MkpihO; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1L6EZYi Fisher-Price Little People Big Animal Zoo Photo Credit: Fisher-Price Little ones can explore the zoo with the big elephant featuring music and sounds, a monkey that rocks back and forth on the teeter-totter tree top and more. Use the tools to clean, measure and weigh. The playset comes with Mia, the Zookeeper, the elephant, classic scale monkey figure, two food pieces and a fence connector; $39.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1HqMkqE; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/20KTrR7 Imaginext Ultra T-Rex Photo Credit: Fisher-Price Little dino lovers will be able to bring the Fisher-Price Imaginext Ultra T-Rex to life. Kids ages 3 and older can turn on the Power Pad behind his tail and he will start walking. He also has LED lights in his eyes and comes with realistic sound effects. The T-Rex comes with three Imaginext figures with helmets and accessories, four boulders and four projectiles; $99.99 at walmart.com. Blip HoverTech Battle FX Photo Credit: Blip Toys Challenge your friends with the HoverTech Battle FX with the electronic flying target. The auto-hover targets use sensors to dart, bob and spin until you blast them out of the air. The set comes with the HoverTech BattleFX Flying Target, two blasters and one charging station; $39.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1HqMkqE; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1Qe4jDs Candy Craft Chocolate Pen Photo Credit: Skyrocket Toys The Candy Craft Chocolate Pen from Skyrocket Toys is a motorized chocolate pen that dispenses real liquid chocolate that then hardens into solid chocolate. The chocolate tubes can be easily switched to create multicolor treats. The chocolate kit, for kids ages 6 and older, includes the pen, different colored chocolate tubes, molds and more; $29.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1PkVJTo; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1QpyFCg Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck Photo Credit: Shopkins The Shopkins Ice Cream Truck includes two exclusive characters and comes with a Pop & Drop Ice Cream machine, Spin Blender and an umbrella display stand; $19.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1kkT67h; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1WMmEGO Hot Wheels RC Terrain Twister Photo Credit: Mattel Rather than wheels, this vehicle comes with pontoons. A simple press of a button and you can direct the vehicle forward, backward and even side-to-side. This all-terrain vehicle can ride through snow, water, dirt and grass; $99.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1PxRAK9; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1iObrI9 Little Live Pets Cleverkeet Photo Credit: Little Live Pets Cleverkeet is an interactive bird that talks, sings and dances. The set comes with a perch and swing as well as a cart that he can drive himself; $59.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1L6CEwm; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1PkT8Zu Paw Patrol - Mission Chase Photo Credit: Spin Master Mission Chase comes to life with his spring-loaded backpack that includes a real launching net and a working flashlight. He says more than 130 phrases, he sings and moves his head to the "Pup Pup Boogie" song and more; $69.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1OzCXYd; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1GVGjCn Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage Photo Credit: Mattel This huge playset features multiple zones including a shark pier, car wash and a movie theater. It holds up to 50 cars; $109.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1SE3jH5; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1MSs1EP Barbie Dreamhouse Photo Credit: Mattel Children ages 3 and older can dream up all kinds of stories with three floors, seven rooms, 70-plus accessories as well as a working elevator. You'll also find interactive furniture with lights, sounds and/or motion, for example, the fish swim and you hear bubble sounds in the aquarium; $199.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1kGsHQR; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1OCxGPR Thomas Shipwreck Rails Playset Photo Credit: Fisher-Price Inspired by the Thomas & Friends movie "Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure," this playset comes with a full track layout with a pirate ship, motorized Thomas train with cargo car and a treasure cargo piece; $59.99. More information: http://bit.ly/20MLiMb; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1OES1Ur Girls Scouts Cookie Oven Photo Credit: Wicked Cool Toys The Girl Scouts Cookie Oven from Wicked Cool Toys allows kids ages 4 and up to bake their own cookies. A real working oven, it comes with tools and mixes inspired by the girls' leadership organization. The oven comes with a mix to create Thin Mints, a spatula, baking pan and a measuring tool; $59.99, additional mixes are sold separately, such as Trefoils, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Coconut Carmel, Sugar and more for $6.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1Lm2cL4; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1Y0dIQC Marvel RC Hulk Smash Photo Credit: Marvel Control the Hulk's vehicle with smashes, flips, spins and wheelies. You can go through obstacles or knock them over with Hulk's swinging arms; $68. Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1Py98WA Project Mc2 Ultimate Lab Kit Photo Credit: Project Mc2 Conduct your own experiments at home just like the girls from "Project Mc2." The set comes with 15-plus experiments, a microscope with 4x power and 30 additional pieces; $54.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1Mvrl6k; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1klnSwW Jakks Max Tow Truck Photo Credit: Jakks Pacific One of the most powerful toy trucks, Max Tow Truck can pull and push up to 200 pounds and climb over just about anything. He also includes 50-plus phrases and sound effects; $59.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1LaBos5; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1GXbmxA VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Ultimate RC Speedway Photo Credit: VTech This ultimate playset features interchangeable tracks, eight mechanical features, nine SmartPoint locations, a steering wheel-shaped remote control, music, sounds and more; $60.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1NhHxci; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1WMZGED Voice-Command Auldey Sky Rover IR Helicopter Photo Credit: Sky Rover Control the helicopter through voice commands or the included battery-powered remote. It can fly for more than six minutes and can be controlled from more than 10 meters away. The hands-free voice control features 12 commands; $38.86. More information: http://bit.ly/1MkHGXS; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1OzXJXP My Little Pony Cutie Mark Magic Canterlot Castle Photo Credit: Hasbro The castle stands 29 inches tall with more than 40 accessories, a working elevator and more. Princess Celestia and Spike the Dragon figures are included; $79.99. More information: http://hasb.ro/1HDkS3B; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1WMUT0M FurReal Friends Star Lily, My Magical Unicorn Photo Credit: Hasbro The FurReal Friends unicorn features lifelike movements, has a horn that lights up in different colors and can spread and flutter her wings; $119.99. More information: http://hasb.ro/1KlJ5jn; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1MoaLSi 1:10 Full-Function 12.8V Pro Reaper R/C Car Photo Credit: New Bright This 1:10 scale Pro Reaper car is equipped to take on rugged terrain. It comes with a one-hour quick charger and all batteries; $59.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1PkVJTo; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1PlpoMa Bright Moves Dance & Move BeatBo Photo Credit: Fisher-Price Fisher-Price Bright Moves Dance & Move BeatBo features a multi-color LED grid belly and introduces little ones to the alphabet, colors, counting and more. BeatBo also dances to the music, shakes his hips and nods his head; $39.99. More information: http://hasb.ro/1HqLavl; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1MJwCTy Disney Frozen Elsa's Ice Palace Photo Credit: Mattel With this playset, inspired by Disney's "Frozen," little ones can enjoy a magical light show, turn snow to stairs, send an icicle chandelier spiraling downward and make the castle grow. It comes with a throne, mirror and a vanity; $129.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1HIrxK3; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1M7puTP Photo Credit: Just Play The Pet Vet Checkup Center comes with an electronic stethoscope, kid-powered EKG, otoscope, play thermometer, brush, bandage sticker dispenser and more. Use the play x-rays to activate lights and sounds, weigh animals on the scale and give them a bath with a pretend water sprayer; $159.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1iURQGv; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1HA0hT4 By NEWSDAY.COM STAFF Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.