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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.

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 »

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 »

Best Toys Children 3-4 Years

Toys For Pre-schoolers Best Toys Children 3-4 years. This is our pick of new releases as well as classic toys suitable for children between the ages of three and four years. In case you can’t find any of these toys and games locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. Gotta Go Flamingo One of the Argos… Read More »

Best Toys Children 5-7 Years

Toys For Early Primary School Kids Best Toys Children 5-7 years. This is our pick of new releases as well as classic toys suitable for children between the ages of five and seven years. In case you can’t find any of these toys and games locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. See also new… 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 »

Gifts For Teenagers

Hottest Presents For Teenagers What are the best Presents For Teenagers? They’re notoriously difficult to buy for. 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 page go to Amazon where you can… Read More »

How To Spend It Well At Christmas

Top Toys For Christmas How To Spend It Well At Christmas is on ITV1. The first show was all about gadgets including scooters and hoverboards, the second featured must have toys for Christmas. It featured Stocking Fillers, Remote Control Cars, Connected Play Toys, Games, Dressing Up and Interactive Animal Toys. THIS BLOG POST IS FROM… Read More »

Christmas Jumpers For Children

The Latest Christmas Jumpers Christmas Jumpers are now very much part of the run-up to Christmas. Lots of schools celebrate Save The Children’s Christmas Jumper Day. In my experience, you need to get these early. I’ve been to the shops with my children to buy a Christmas Jumper and found nothing in their size. Of… Read More »

Dream Toys

What Are The Dream Toys 2019? Dream Toys 2019 are the annual Christmas toy predictions from the UK Toy Retailers Association. Frozen 2 Elsa Singing Doll Relive the beautiful, pivotal moment in the film when Elsa sings her powerful new song. See Elsa’s dress light up in the gorgeous pattern inspired by this scene while… Read More »

Tesco Top Ten Toys For Christmas

Tesco Top 10 Toys For Christmas 2019 What are the Tesco Top Ten Toys For Christmas 2019? Leading supermarket Tesco has announced it’s pick of the latest toys for kids this Christmas. If you can’t find any of these products locally, we’ve included links to Amazon where you can also check prices [disclosure]. THIS BLOG… Read More »