The Must-Have Hatching Egg Toy The World Is Going Crazy Over 

First there was Tickle Me Elmo. Then Furby. Then Elf on the Shelf. Now it’s Hatchimal, a large egg that hatches a creepy looking fuzzy animal. And, as Christmas nears, Hatchimal is causing parents to crack and the internet to break.

So why is this weird egg thing the must-have toy of the year? And is there any hope of getting your hands on one before Christmas?


written by:

Jenna Galley

Born and raised in Canada, Jenna traded in the cold mountain air for the laid back lifestyle of Australia nine years ago. She is now a mum to one son, one daughter, one dog and one cat, all of whom live with her and her partner in Cairns, QLD. When not writing about the ups and downs of parenting, she is usually outside doing some form of physical activity or indulging in a glass of antioxidant-infused fruit drink. Okay, it's wine.