Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2019

By | 10/01/2019

Top Toys 2019

Best Toys Children 5-8 years 2019. This is our pick of new releases as well as classic toys suitable for children between the ages of five and eight years. In case you can’t find any of these toys and games locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure].

Colour Mazing

New creative colouring set from John Adams. We think this is a brilliant gift for kids in the 6-9 years age bracket. The ink magically stops at the lines and you can blend colours.

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Walkie Talkies

This is a great present which will keep kids aged 5+ occupied for hours. From trusted brand Vtech, they offer a range of 200m and have a digital screen so you can send secure messages and play games too.

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New from Tomy, the Rizmos are cute musical interactive plush toys that love to play. You can even sing a tune and Rizmo will sing it back to you. Comes in Berry, Aqua and Snow colours with six to collect but you don’t know which one you’ve got until you help it evolve.

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VTech Secret Selfie Journal

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Interactive journal which uses facial recognition to unlock it. Storage for 750 photos. With front and rear cameras. Ages 6+.

Rainbocorns Llamacorn

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New from the Rainbocorns is the Llamacorn. This is a sequin collectible plush toy with lots of surprises.

Monster Jam Arena Playset

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New arena play-set for your Monster Jam vehicles. Includes Monster Dirt from Kinetic Sand.

My Fairy Garden Dragon Tower

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We love the My Fairy play-sets where you can grow magical gardens for your fairy friends. This new set features fairy Thea and her dragon pals. Take the baby dragon around in his little shell and use it to water the garden. Beautiful.

LEGO City Rocket Assembly and Transport

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Part of the LEGO City range, it features a multi-stage rocket, rover payload module, launch control room with rotating satellite dish and assembly crane. On the list of Top Toys for Christmas 2019 from John Lewis.

LOL Surprise Backpack

Cutest backpack for LOL fans.

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Botley Coding Robot

Toy Of The Year award winner 2019. Children from 5 years+ can programme Botley to perform a sequence of steps as he avoids obstacles, manoeuvres courses and moves objects.

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Orchard Toys Magic Spelling

We loved Orchard Toys when our children were younger. This is the new ‘Magic Spelling’. There’s also ‘Magic Maths’. For children aged 5-7 years.

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Kinetic Rock Crusher

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New from Kinetic Sand is the range of construction sets using kinetic rock. We think these are going to be very popular with the 5+ age-range. Also in the set is the Paver vehicle. Plus, there are also individual rocks containing hidden treasure.

LEGO Friends Gymnastics

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Fabulous new LEGO Friends Gymnastics set.Includes three gymnastics areas : jumping function trampoline, spinning parallel bars and main stage with a rotating platform. Also comes with two mini-dolls.

Massive Monster Mayhem Inflatable Bash Armour

Inflatable head gear and fists for kids aged 4-12 years. One of the Hero Toys 2019.

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Uno Flip

Uno is a massively popular family card game. It’s one of our top favourites for taking on holiday. This new version has an exciting twist where you can flip the entire deck and change the direction of the game entirely. Good gift to take to a birthday party.

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Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2019 – Off The Hook

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

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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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Ozzbozz Unicorn Scooter

Amazon Choice product. Light up wheels and easy fold and lock mechanism.

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Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2019 – Zoomer Hungry Bunnies

An interactive bunny that really eats paper treats!

Best Toys Children 5-8 years

Dr Who Sonic Screwdriver

New for the thirteenth doctor. With lights and sound effects.

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Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2019 – Fingerlings Hugs

On the Argos Xmas Toy List 2018 and winner in the plush category at the BlogOn Toy Awards. This is the cuddly version of the very popular Fingerlings Monkeys.

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Harry Potter Talking Sorting Hat

Winner of the Bloggers’ Choice Award at the BlogOn Toy Awards 2018. Suitable for ages 5+.

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Barbie Kitchen

New for 2018, the ultimate Barbie kitchen complete with doll, gadgets and Barbie dough.

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Furreal Ricky

New from Furreal is Ricky, a toy dog who does tricks and responds with over 100 sound and motion combinations. A new best friend for children 4 years+. On John Lewis’s Christmas List 2018.

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Frightful First Experiments

First experiments for ages 6+. Includes lots of ‘proper’ kit like test-tubes and goggles for 18 experiments. See other STEM Toys.

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Hama Beads 3D Dogs

Brilliant new set from one of our favourite arts and crafts set. Ages 5 years+.

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Boxer The Robot

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. Also on the Argos Christmas List 2018.

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My Mermaid Lagoon

A bit like My Fairy Garden but for mermaids. Lots of play possibilities with this collectable kit.

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Pixelo Neon

Choose a colouring sheet, then use your PIXELO pen to colour with amazing dotted effects. You can also use the markers as normal pens to doodle, draw and colour your sheets.

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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Puppet Set

One of the Hero Toys from The Toy Fair in London 2018. Imaginative play puppet set.

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Bloco Rainforest

Exciting new type of construction set using high-density foam pieces and interlinking connectors. Makes fabulous models for display or play.

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Aquabeads Unicorn

New for 2018 from one of our favourite crafty sets. Aquabeads now has a set for unicorns. Just spray the water and the beads stick together. There are over 2000 beads in this collection.

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London Wooden Train Set

Features familiar London sights. Figure of eight track. Sturdy and durable. Not for children under 3 years.

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Cutie Stix

Ages 6+ – create necklaces, bracelets, figures and nail art – Includes everything you need to cut 224 pieces – Under £25.
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Stretch Armstrong

BHTA Action Toy Of The Year 2018. The fabulous stretchy toy man Stretch Armstrong. Hours of fun!

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GALT Sewing Kits

New in 2018 – Crafty Club Sewing Kit – Also available in Bunny, Owl, Frog and Kitten – Great presents for ages 6+

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Fingerlings Unicorn

The best-selling Fingerlings family now has three unicorns in different colours. See related post about Fingerlings.

LEGO City Police

High speed chase – Includes 294 pieces – Compatible with all other LEGO sets – Ages 5-12 years – Under £20.


Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2019 – Pocket Telescope

Portable telescope – Extend lens to focus – Under £10.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2019 – Tangled Curl N Twist

Curl Rapunzel’s hair into ringlets that hold their style – Includes curling wand – Under £20.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2019 – LEGO Creator Drone

Futuristic drone featuring twin rotors, posable cameras, large opening cockpit and landing gear that doubles as a lifting claw – Under £10.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2019 – Money Match Cafe Game

Develops skills in addition, money handling and imaginative play – 2-4 players – Under £15.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Bug Safari

STEAM educational toy – Explore nature on your doorstep – Under £15.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Playmobil Wedding Limo

One of the Hero Toys at The Toy Fair, London 2018 – Includes three characters – Detachable roof.

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Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Hedbanz Junior

Especially for ages 5+ – Animal-themed – Under £15.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Build A Bot

Build your own Pet – Electronic motor allows your pet to hop across the table and over obstacles.

Best Toys Children 5-8 Years 2018 – Barbie Colour In Fashion

Five washable fashion pieces – Crayola colouring pens.


LEGO Friendship House

New for 2018 – Includes three minifigures and pets – Four-storey house with garage, kitchen, living area, bedroom, roof terrace.

Treehouse Design and Build

STEAM educational toy – Includes 50 pieces – Under £15.


Amazon Choice Product – Best-selling card game – Related Post – Under £15.

Tell The Time Game

Orchard Games – Makes learning to tell the time fun – Amazon Choice Product – Under £10.

Silly Sausage

John Adams game – Tests speed and reaction – Under £20.

Stomp Rocket

The original Stomp Rocket – Can reach a height of 400 feet – Under £15.

Sew N Style

Make your own creations or follow the Cool Maker crafts – Includes pom-pom maker.

Magnetic Lab

Amazon Choice Product – Nine fun experiments – STEAM Educational Toy – Under £15.

Viper Go-Kart

Built-in gear stick and handbrake – Ages 8+.

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