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.

New Toy Crazes 2018

What Are The Latest Crazes For Kids? We look at latest toy trends – including the Christmas predictions from the big retailers – to bring together the new toy crazes to hit the playground in second half of 2018, If you can’t find any of these products locally, we’ve included links to Amazon (see Disclosure). Visit… Read More »

Wow Wee Fingerlings

What A Great Collectible The Wow Wee Fingerlings Monkey was one of the stand-out collectibles of 2017. The range has expanded in 2018 and now includes the original six monkeys – Mia (purple with white hair) Zoe (blue with purple hair), Boris (blue with orange hair) Bella (yellow with pink hair) Finn (black with blue hair) Sophie (white with… Read More »

8 Slimetastic Slime Sets

Slime Is Still A Big Craze The Slime craze doesn’t seem to be running out any time soon. Here’s our pick of 8 Slimetastic Slime Sets to get you started with slime or create new types of slime in your own home. See also our page on other Latest Toy Crazes. Slime is a bit… Read More »

Volume Limiting Headphones For Children

Best Headphones For Kids More and more children are wearing headphones to listen to music, play games and watch films/TV shows on their tablets and other devices. But the workings of a child’s ears are very delicate so you should only buy equipment that keeps volume within safe levels. Here’s a selection of Volume Limiting… Read More »

How To Shop Well Online

5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Internet Shopping We Brits are buying more and more stuff online. Everyone is taking full advantage of the convenience and range on the internet. In fact, British shoppers buy more food this way than consumers anywhere else in the world (source Telegraph Business 2/6/17). But there are… Read More »

Party Bag Ideas

How To Cut The Plastic From Your Party Bags In the old days they were called “going home presents” and usually comprised sweets and a balloon if you were lucky. Now there’s a whole industry around party bags and a lot of the fillers are, frankly, a bit rubbish. But how can you cut out… 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 »