Must Have Toys 2019

Top New Toys And Games

Here’s our pick of The Must Have Toys 2019 for all ages and interests. The list includes the latest toys for toddlers and babies, family games, collectible toy crazes, arts and crafts toys and other STEM toys. Most toys and games on our list are new in the UK during the last six months. Some feature in the Hero Toys 2019. Many were top toys for Christmas 2018 and still going strong. If you can’t find any of these toys locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure].

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Deluxe Figures

New action figure toys shown here in Donatello who performs a side flipping manoeuvre together with sounds. One of the Hero Toys 2019.

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Must Have Toys 2019 – Nerf Rukkus ICS-8 Nerf N-Strike Elite

New Nerf for kids 8+ with eight-dart capacity. This is one of the top toy brands and always features on the lists of Must Have Toys. One of the Hero Toys 2019.

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Must Have Toys 2019 – Butterfly Counting Friend

New from Leapfrog and suitable from birth. Delightful development toy with colourful number buttons and learning songs. One of the Hero Toys 2019. See other toys for Babies and Toddlers.

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Magic Touch Piano

The Magic Touch Piano is a wooden musical toy that makes real piano sounds when you tap the keys. Children can create their own tunes or play familiar ones or, in play-along mode, play classical music.

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LEGO Movie 2 Movie Maker

For fans of LEGO Movie 2 aged 8+. This is an exciting LEGO set where you can build a stage and film your own movie. One of the hero toys 2019.

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Must Have Toys 2019 – Playmobil Tiny Paws Pet Hotel

New pet hotel from Playmobil which features a number of different pets to care for. Include food, toys and three Playmobil figures. See our other toy picks for kids aged 3-4 years.

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Engino STEM Heroes Greenhouse

Build your own greenhouse to explore how plants grow. Seeds and soil not included. One of the Hero Toys 2019. See other STEM Toys.

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Paw Patrol Ultimate Rescue Construction Truck

New from the ever-popular Paw Patrol. Includes lights, sounds, moving parts and a mini vehicle for lots of exciting play possibilities.

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Must Have Toys 2019 – LEGO McClaren Senna

New for 2019 in the Speed Champions range. The LEGO McClaren Senna set has 219 pieces for a built car that is 15cm long. For children aged 7 years+. Includes a minifigure, removable windshield, interchangeable wheel rims, stickers and wind tunnel.

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Must Have Toys 2019 – Off The Hook

New customisable dolls with almost endless mix and match fashion looks plus fashion surprises.

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Must Have Toys 2019 – LEGO Minecraft

Build and venture to the End dimension! New LEGO set for Minecraft fans aged 7+. Includes Dragon Slayer minifigure.

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LOL Surprise! Pop-Up Store

This is perfect to play, display and carry away your LOLs. Comes with one doll and holds around 55 others that you have collected separately.

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Dino Dump Game

New from Big Potato games for ages 6+. A game that combines dinosaurs with poo and includes stinky stickers! Good price for a present to take to a birthday party.

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Kidizoom Duo 5.0 Camera

This is the latest Kidizoom camera aimed at the under-9s. It takes high-quality five megapixel photos and videos with a dual lens. You can also apply fun effects, stamps and frames to your pics. One of the top-selling toys in the UK during the run-up to Xmas according to Toy World Magazine.

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Nerf Laser Ops Pro Alphapoint

Selected as the best toy on How To Spend It Well At Christmas 2018. Also on the 2018 Toy Lists of Argos, Amazon, Smyths, John Lewis and Hamleys. This is a no dart Nerf that’s ready to play out of the box. Like Laser Quest at home.

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Must Have Toys 2019 – The Sock Game

New from Spinmaster, The Sock Game came top of the games on How To Spend It Well at Christmas 2018 and looks set to be one of the Must Have Toys 2019. You use touch to find objects in the stripey sock. The first player to pull out the particular thing before the time stops is the winner.


Transforms from scooter to skateboard in seconds, no tools required. Designed for kids ages 8+. See other present ideas for children aged 9-11. Featured in the Thrill Seekers category of the Dream Toys 2018. 

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Must Have Toys 2019 – Boxer The Robot

New for 2018, Boxer Robot is also on Amazon’s Top Ten Toys For Christmas as well as the Argos Predictions 2018, Hamleys Top 12 Toys For Christmas and Smyths Top 15 Toys For Christmas. Boxer is a new AI robot with a big personality. There are many ways to play including tricks and games with a free app to extend play possibilities.

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Little Tikes Wonder Lab

Overall winner of the 10th annual Rainbow Toy Awards and TOTY finalist. Fabulous STEM play toy for curious minds. There are 20+ hands on experiments. For children aged 3+. See other toys for 3-4 year-olds.

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Chow Crown

The new game Chow Crown is one of Amazon’s Top Ten Toys 2018. The aim is to eat the spinning food before the music stops. Snacks not provided. See other new and classic Family Games.

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Cra-Z-Slimy Creations

Slime is still sticking around as a huge craze. We have the Cra-Z-Slimy kit on our list of Toy Crazes.

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Must Have Toys 2019 – Fingerlings Untamed Jailbreak T-Rex Playset

The Fingerlings continue to be a huge toy trend. The dinosaur collection now includes this playset which comes with a T-Rex dinosaur.

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Harry Potter Wizard Training Wand

Just to prove that Harry Potter is as popular as ever. The Training Wand was also winner of the 2018 National Parenting Product Awards and is on the list of Dream Toys 2018

LOL Surprise Pet

The latest offering from the very popular LOLs. These are the surprise live pets.

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Use the Gravitrax starter set to create incredibly demanding ball runs. Also one of John Lewis’s Christmas Toys and an Amazon Choice toy. See our page on STEM toys.

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Scruff A Luvs

Very cute concept toy where your kids turn a scruffy ball in to their new FFF (furry friend forever). Wash, dry, brush and love these adorable pets. Includes grooming kit and adoption certificate. Definitely one of the Must Have Toys 2019.

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Messi Training Ball

New Championship edition warm-up ball from Lionel Messi to practise keepie uppies, flicks and control.

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Robo Chameleon

New robot toy for younger kids (3+) which is fun and easy to use. It even shoots out its tongue to catch its food. A Toy Award winner for 2018. See other STEM toys.

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Barbie Kitchen

New in 2018, the ultimate Barbie kitchen comes complete with doll, kitchen gadgets and Barbie dough. Barbie was first created in 1959 and is still a very popular toy. 

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Aquadoodle Deluxe

New Aquadoodle with rainbow feature and seven accessories. Mess-free creative art for 18 mos+. See our other picks of toys for Babies and Toddlers.

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Must Have Toys 2019 – Harry Potter LEGO Hogwarts Great Hall

Harry Potter LEGO for ages 9-14 years including the very impressive Hogwarts Great Hall. See our other STEM Toys.

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Must Have Toys 2019  – Fairy Light Garden

To add to the best-selling Fairy Garden toy collection is the new Fairy Light Garden. It lights up and plays harp music too. A must have toy for children 4+ who love fairies. See other Toys For Ages 3-4 years. See other craft toys on our STEM Toys page.

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Power Tracks

Power Tracks set in the Action Science range from John Adams. Teaches the first steps of coding and circuit building. For 5+. This is a must have STEM toy for curious kids.

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Fortnite Monopoly

Inspired by the popular Fortnite video game. Here’s the Monopoly edition for 2-7 players. Earn Health Point Chips instead of Monopoly money to stay in the game. For ages 13+.

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Must Have Toys 2019 – Dance and Groove Rockit

New last year, Rockit encourages babies and toddlers to dance along to the music. See our other toy picks for babies and toddlers.

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New card game from Ideal. So, if you love Dobble and Uno, this might well be for you. Lots of family fun for 2+ players aged 6+.

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What makes Must Have Toys 2019?

Must have toys 2019 are new toys that children really, really want. Often these are the best-selling toys of the year. They tap in to toy trends or follow film and TV offerings. Social media – specifically YouTube –  is the big driver for the best selling toys in 2019. In today’s world, the must have toys can come and go very quickly. That could be one of the reasons why collectibles are so big currently. However, there are plenty of toys and games that have stood the test of time. Others reinvent themselves to remain relevant for children.

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