Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas

It’s just around the corner. Here’s the must have toys and present and gift ideas for the whole family this Christmas. We’ve also got the latest Toy Advent Calendars and ideas for perfect Stocking Fillers.

Christmas

We help parents and other gift-givers by listing the most popular toys, games and toy trends of the year. They are selected and promoted by the retailers, newspapers and magazines and online publishers, as well as the leading toy trade associations.

Bloggers and vloggers are very influential too. Children see the toys and games they want on YouTube first. The whole ‘unwrapping’ toy trend started on YouTube. Toy trends establish very quickly in the playground and via social media. Surprise toy trends of recent times include fidget spinners and slime.

STEM toys, such as robots and interactive toys, are now increasingly popular. Film and TV franchises sell well in to the toy market.

Gifts For Teenagers

Hottest Presents For Teenagers What are the best Presents For Teenagers? Teenage boys and girls are notoriously difficult to buy for especially at Christmas. Here’s our predictions of the Hottest Gifts For Teens. We’ve got teens so this is our specialist subject area. If you can’t find any of these products locally, the links on this… Read More »

How To Spend It Well At Christmas

Spend It Well On Toys How To Spend It Well At Christmas was on back ITV1 this week. In the first show this year the testers looked at Toys. Broadly, it featured the following: Retro Toys and their more recent ‘twists’; Family Board Games; Inclusive Dolls; Robotic Toys; Science or STEM toys; inline skates and… Read More »

Amazon’s Top 12 Toys

Amazon Christmas Toy List Here’s the Amazon Christmas Toy List 2020 which includes 12 top toys this year. These are the products that major online retailer Amazon is predicting will be the must-have toys this Christmas. All links go to Amazon [disclosure]. Barbie Fresh ‘n’ Fun Food Truck Barbie’s Food Truck comes with lots of… Read More »

Top Christmas Toys 2020

What Are The Top Toys For Xmas 2020? Here’s our pick of the Hottest Top Christmas Toys 2020 for boys and girls. This year, we have curated our list from the best toy selections of the biggest retailers, industry experts and parenting blogs. If you can’t find any locally or want to check prices, we’ve… Read More »

This Morning Must Have Toys For Christmas

Top 12 Toys For Christmas What are the This Morning Christmas Must Have Toys 2020? This year, there are 12 top toys on the list from the ITV show This Morning hosted by Holly and Phil. Some of these toys and games also appear on the Christmas Lists of other retailers like Argos, Smyths and… Read More »

Hamleys Top 10 Toys For Christmas 2020

What Will Your Kids Want For Christmas? Here’s the Hamleys Christmas Toy List 2020 which was published recently. These are the products that the iconic children’s toy store Hamleys is predicting will be the must-have toys this coming Christmas. There are 10 top toys for 2020 including Super Mario LEGO and Kidizoom Studio which also… Read More »

Dream Toys

What Are The Dream Toys 2020? Dream Toys 2020 are the annual Christmas toy predictions from the UK Toy Retailers Association. Announced a little earlier than usual in 2020, the list contains 12 Top Toys For Christmas 2020. If you can’t find them locally, we’ve included links to Amazon where you can also check prices [disclosure].… Read More »

Toy Advent Calendars

The Best Non-Chocolate Advent Calendars 2020 There’s no doubt Toy Advent Calendars are becoming very popular. Many parents prefer these advent calendars to more traditional ones. An advent calendar makes a great gift. What’s more, the anticipation of a daily surprise can help kids cope with their excitement as Christmas comes. So, below is our… Read More »

Argos Christmas Toy List 2020

What Will Your Kids Want For Christmas? Here’s the full Argos Christmas Toy List 2020. This year, there are 12 Top Toys on the list. All links take you to Amazon [disclosure] but you can connect to the Argos site here. Gotta Go Flamingo Feed him and watch his neck wriggle as the food goes… Read More »

Smyths Top Toys For Christmas 2020

What Will Your Kids Want For Christmas? Here’s the Smyths Christmas Toy List 2020. These are the products that popular toy store Smyths is predicting will be the must-have toys this coming Christmas. If you can’t find any of these locally or want to compare prices and availability, we’ve added links to Amazon [disclosure]. LOL… Read More »

Best Toys Children 8-12 Years

Toys For Older Primary School Kids Best Toys Children 8-12 Years. This is our pick of new releases as well as classic toys, games and activities for children between the ages of eight and twelve years. In case you can’t find any of these toys  locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. See also new… Read More »

Christmas Toys John Lewis

What Will Your Kids Want For Christmas? The kids are back at school and so the Christmas Toy Lists from the top toy-sellers, websites, magazines and suppliers are starting to come through. Here we are with Christmas Toys John Lewis. Go to John Lewis’s website for more details but if you wish to check prices… Read More »