Category Archives: Top Toys

Top Toys

What Are The Best, Must Have Toys Around?

The Top Toys are new or trending toys that look set to be popular this year in the UK. They could be ‘crazes’ or bigger, higher value toys. Unlike some other blogs, we don’t just list toys that are popular at Christmas. Elsewhere on our site, there are more established toys that are also ‘must-haves’. These are toys that have stood the test of time.

Top Toys

What makes a top toy?

Top Toys engage a child’s imagination and creativity as well as supporting their learning. They also need to be fun. There isn’t a recipe for a good toy but it needs to catch the eye quickly. Social media is a great way of doing this with many toy trends now starting on YouTube.

Categories of UK Top Toys include: STEM Toys – also known as STEAM, Playground Toy Crazes, Baby And Toddler Toys and Family Games.

Dream Toys 2018

What Are The Dream Toys 2018? Dream Toys 2018  from the UK Toy Retailers Association is an annual prediction of the must have toys for Christmas. There are 12 top toys on the list plus additional toy categories which this year includes stocking fillers. If you can’t find these toys locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [see disclosure].… Read More »

What Are The Top Toys 2018?

Best New Toys 2018 We look at the best new toys 2018, best-selling toys, games and toy crazes, toy trends and awards to see what might be the Top Toys 2018. These are likely to be the must-have toys and games for boys and girls this year, and popular for Christmas 2018. Some of the… Read More »

Top New Toys 2018

The Toys And Games You Simply Must Have Here’s our pick of Top New Toys 2018 for all ages and interests. These are the toys and games we think will be the Must Have Toys this year and in to Christmas 2018. They include baby and toddler toys, STEM toys and Toy Crazes. If you… Read More »

Presents For Teenagers

Hottest Xmas Pressies For Teens 2018 What are the best Christmas Presents For Teenagers 2018? They’re notoriously difficult to buy for. Here’s our predictions of the Hottest Christmas Gifts For Teens 2018. We’ve got teens so this is our specialist subject area. All links on this page go to Amazon [see disclosure]. Also see our page about… Read More »

This Morning’s Must Have Toys For Christmas

What’s On Your Christmas List? Did you see Trev and Simon with ITV’s This Morning Christmas Must Have Toys? These are toys and games selected from the toy predictions of retailers including John Lewis, Argos, Hamleys and Amazon. All links on this page go to Amazon [disclosure]. This Morning Christmas Must Have Toys – Cheaters Monopoly… Read More »

Smyths Top 15 Toys For Christmas

What Will Your Kids Want For Christmas? Here’s the Smyths Christmas Toy List 2018. These are the products that the popular toy store Smyths is predicting will be the must-have toys this coming Christmas. They include Boxer Robot, Nerf, Harry Potter LEGO and LOL. All links go to Amazon [disclosure]. Barbie Dream House Measuring three… Read More »

Hamleys Top 12 Toys For Christmas

What Will Your Kids Want For Christmas? Here’s the Hamleys Christmas Toy List 2018. These are the products that the iconic toy store Hamleys is predicting will be the must-have toys this coming Christmas. They include Boxer Robot, Nerf, Harry Potter LEGO and LOL. All links go to Amazon [disclosure]. Crate Creatures As also seen on… Read More »

Toy Advent Calendars

The Best Non-Chocolate Advent Calendars 2018 Toy Advent Calendars are becoming very popular. Many parents prefer them to chocolate ones. The anticipation of a daily surprise can help kids cope with their excitement in the run-up to the big day. Here’s our pick for 2018. All links go to Amazon [Disclosure]. LEGO City Advent Calendars… Read More »

25 Top Toys For Christmas 2018

The Best Toys For Christmas Here’s our pick of 25 of the best toys for Christmas 2018. These are new toys and games we think will be the Top Toys this year. Our picks include toys for toddlers and babies, family games, collectible toy crazes, arts and crafts toys and other STEM toys. We review… Read More »

What Are The Must Have Toys This Year?

The Latest Top Toys What are the Must Have Toys this year? Here’s the latest gossip on all the most-wanted toys and games for Christmas 2018. We look at the Christmas lists of the big retailers such as Amazon, Argos and John Lewis as well as the latest toy awards to see what might be… Read More »

Amazon’s Top Ten Toys For Christmas

What Will Your Kids Want For Christmas? Here’s the Amazon Christmas Toy List 2018. These are the products that major online retailer Amazon is predicting will be the must-have toys this coming Christmas. They include Paw Patrol, Nerf, Barbie, Harry Potter LEGO and Nerf. All links go to Amazon [disclosure]. Paw Patrol Ultimate Rescue Fire… Read More »