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.
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.
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