The 2017 Holiday Wish Guide™ is Here!

2017 Holiday Wish Guide

THE ROCK FATHER™ is back with another edition of his annual Holiday Wish Guide™  - one of the premiere sources for gift inspiration during the festive season. Kid-focused, but including ideas for the entire family (grownups, too), THE ROCK FATHER and his little elves have hand-picked a selection of items, each grouped by category. There's some of 2017's Hot Holiday Toys, but also some off-the-radar picks, too, along with a pop culture-heavy assortment of gifts for the older kids (adults) as well. What's even more unique is that the Wish Guide is both branching, and evolving. Check back, as there will be new items and expanded features added up until Xmas!

To learn more about an item, simply click "Learn More" and you'll be taken either to a full feature or review right here on THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine, or to one of our trusted retail partners. Scroll down to start your journey! Happy Gifting and Ho, Ho, Ho!

Looking for 2017 Holiday Music and Movies? Check out the Ultimate Guide!

The Rock Father's 2017 Ultimate Holiday Music & Movies Guide

All featured items were editorially chosen, though in some cases fees have been provided for consideration. As THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine is an advertiser-supported website, affiliate links to external retailers support operations through a small percentage of sales.

Holiday Cheer

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Stocking Stuffers

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Musical Fun:

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STEM: Imagine + Make + Build + Grow

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2017 Hot Holiday Toy Lists

While The Rock Father's Holiday Wish Guide is an excellent starting point for the holiday giving season, several other trusted media, trade and retail partners have their own picks for what will be the Hottest Holiday Toys of 2017. These are a few of them.

The Toy Insider

THE ROCK FATHER is a proud member of The Toy Insider Parent Advisory Board, and this year TI unveils their annual Hot 20, Top Tech 12 and STEM 10 lists showcasing the Hottest Holiday Toys as chosen by their team of experts.

See the List!


Amazon goes big for 2017 with a Top 100 Toys list. Featuring a Top 25 alongside additional offerings, this list spans STEM, Outdoor Play, Action Figures, Video Games and much more.

Shop the List!


Walmart's 2017 Top Rated by Kids toy list revealed toys kids can interact with and collect, toys that keep kids moving, and toys inspired by their favorite movie and TV characters will be big this season. This year, nearly a quarter of the list is exclusive to Walmart.

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Bullseye showcases Target’s 2017 Top Toys list - packed with more than 25 of the season’s hottest trends, including 11 Target-exclusive toys focusing on Techy Toys, Character Craze, Up and Active, Interactive Play and Imagination Inspiration.

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Toys "R"' Us celebrates the 20th anniversary of their Holiday Hot Toy list with 50 top picks, along with "Geoffrey’s Top 20" - a "best of the list assortment." Packed with exclusive items available only at TRU, this is a must-check list!

Shop the List!

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