This story may contain affiliate links.
The Fingerlings are the big break out Holiday toy of 2017. The New York Times just profiled the WowWee designer who came up with the idea for Fingerlings.
On Green Monday, which is one of the busiest online shopping days of the year, the Fingerlings are not in stock online. To find Fingerlings in stock, you have to visit physical stores like Walmart, ToysRUs or Target.
WowWee is not done releasing new Fingerlings for the Holidays. Two new baby unicorns are hitting ToysRUs stores. The Walmart exclusive Sloth also got company. Since last week there is a purple sloth named Marge.
Last Friday was a big Fingerlings day. Amazon has sold a wide range of Fingerlings for hours. Walmart has also restocked Fingerlings online on Friday and sold for the first time the exclusive sloth Kingsley online. If Fingerlings will be in stock online today, on Green Monday remains to be seen.
To get notified when the WowWee Fingerlings are in stock online, download the free online inventory tracking app The Tracker. The app will notify you when any of the online available Fingerlings are in stock at Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target and other stores.
Here is a brief video showing how the Tracker App works. Do you know how to make Fingerlings burp? Find out how to do the three most popular Fingerlings tricks.
The Tracker app is available for free on iOS and Android. You can find the app in the app store with searching for just for "i4u". Alternatively, you can follow @TheTrackerApp Twitter account to receive the in-stock notification on all hard to find products of the season.
We have published a new report on how to avoid buying fake Fingerlings. There is a new wave of counterfeit Fingerlings on sale on marketplaces. The newest Fingerlings knock off have a different design.
The WowWee Fingerlings are the hottest toy of the Holiday 2017 season. One of the reasons for the success is a video of a girl crying out of happiness to have found Fingerlings in stores back in August. How a toy becomes the most popular Holiday toy is a mystery. This year its Fingerlings. The good news is that Fingerlings are cheap if you find them in stock. The retail price of a Fingerling is between $14.99 and $17.99, depending on the edition and store.
WowWee certainly pushes all the right buttons with the Fingerlings toy. The little robot pets are extremely cute and make adorable noises when playing with them. Fingerlings are very affordable. Sensor, motors and microprocessor technology got so cheap nowadays now that WowWee can make an interactive toy for just a couple Dollars. WowWee is positioning this electronic toy as a collectible. That is only possible because of the low price.
Initially, when Fingerlings launched back in August there were only six Fingerlings. Now there are much more and not just baby monkeys. There are store exclusive Fingerlings and special editions to collect. Each of the toys has a name, making them easy to identify. The most popular Fingerlings include Kiki, Ava, Gigi and Kingsley.
Some Fingerlings editions are coming bundled with an accessory including stands and blankies. WowWee also offers Fingerlings Playsets. Playsets include a toy for the Fingerlings and also include a Fingerling.
The Fingerlings Editions include the Glitter Monkeys, exclusive to Amazon launched on Black Friday. The just-announced Fingerlings Two ToneFingerlings will be on sale at ToysRUs, Walmart and Target starting Friday, Dec. 1
Find the complete list of all released WowWee Fingerlings. With the Tracker app you can find the Fingerlings and Playsets in stock that are sold online. The first Two Tone Fingerlings stock trackers are now available in the Tracker app.
You can find WowWee Fingerlings on marketplaces like eBay and Amazon. When buying from a reseller, you need to pay extra attention to make sure you get authentic WowWee Fingerlings and not a fake. Look for US-based sellers with great customer feedback track record.
Counterfeit Fingerlings have been flooding marketplaces right from the start. There are still lots of fake Fingerlings offered. Make sure to follow precautions to avoid buying a fake Fingerling.
Find the best Green Monday 2017 deals. Green Monday refers to the second Monday in December, which has emerged over the last decade as a major online shopping day. In other words, it’s a day when lots of "green" is spent online. Green Monday 2017 is on December 11. This year is the 10th anniversary of Green Monday, a term initially created by eBay in 2007.
We scan all Holiday 2017 sales and guide you to the newest and best deals on hot Holiday toys, tech and other gifts we discover.
The hottest Holiday 2017 gifts and toys that are hard to find in stock online can be easily scored with the free online inventory tracking app The Tracker. The app will notify you when hard to find Holiday gifts become available online at Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target and other stores.
Follow @TheTrackerApp Twitter account to receive the in-stock notification on all hard to find products of the season including WowWee Fingerlings, Bizzy Bubs, SNES Classic, L.O.L. Surprise, Crate Creatures, Luvabella and more.
This story may contain affiliate links.
Don't miss these new Holiday Gift Guide Reports
Manfred "Luigi" Lugmayr (Google+) is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 25 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets, tech and online shopping. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology news and tech and toy shopping hub.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml[@]i4u.com.