Dream Toys

By | 14/11/2018

What Are The Dream Toys 2019?


Dream Toys is annual Christmas toy predictions from the UK Toy Retailers Association. In 2018, there were 12 top toys on the list plus additional toy categories which last year included stocking fillers. If you can’t find these toys locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [see disclosure].

Barbie Ultimate Kitchen

New for 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. The Barbie Dream House is on the Christmas List of Smyths.

Dream Toys 2018

Dream Toys 2018 – 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. Also on our list of Must Have Toys.

Must Have Toys 2018

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. This is the studio set on the Dream Toys 2018.

Dream Toys 2018

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.

Dream Toys 2018

Dream Toys 2018 – Harry Potter LEGO Great Hall

The LEGO Hogwarts Express is on the Christmas Lists of  Amazon and Hamleys. Like the Dream Toys 2018, we picked the Great Hall from the new Harry Potter LEGO for our list of Must Have Toys. For ages 9-14 years.

Dream Toys 2018

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. Comes in Hermione wand too.

LOL Surprise! Pop-Up Store

Also on our post about LOL Surprise Dolls. 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.

Dream Toys 2018

Dream Toys 2018 – LOL Surprise Under Wraps

And to underline the popularity of the LOLs, here’s another on the Dream Toys 2018. LOL Surprise Under Wraps contains 15 surprises. Also features on our page of Toy Crazes. Also on the Christmas Lists of Argos, Smyths and Hamleys.

Dream Toys 2018

Laser X Twin Pack

The ultimate high tech game of tag. You can play inside or out, day or night.

Dream Toys 2018

Monopoly Fortnite

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+. Also our list of Family Games.

Dream Toys 2018

Paw Patrol Fire Truck

This is a great playset from the very popular Paw Patrol brand. Features a 2 ft extending ladder and much more. Lots of possibilities for imaginative play. On the list of Christmas Must Have Toys from Argos, Smyths and Amazon. See our blog post on Paw Patrol.

Must Have Toys

Poopsie Surprise Unicorn

Combines the slime, unicorn, poop emoji and surprise trends. Also available in smaller collectibles. Features on the Christmas Toy Lists of Argos, Amazon and Smyths.

Dream Toys 2018

Other Dream Toys 2018

As well as their Top 12 Toys, there are also recommendations in a number of other categories. These include Paws and Claws, Messy Christmas and Tot Spot. We’ll be including details of these other toys else where on our site.

This year, Dream Toys also announced a separate list for ‘stocking fillers’. Many of these smaller toys are listed on our Toy Crazes page. We will also link to them from our own Stocking Fillers page.

Enough about the Dream Toys 2018, what were the Dream Toys 2017?

The Dream Toys 2017 included The Enchantimals dolls with their exciting panda playhouse. There was also Furreal Roarin’ Tyler the tiger which also featured on the Christmas lists of John Lewis, Smyths and Hamleys last year. This year, Furreal Ricki – a dog that performs tricks – was featured on This Morning’s Must Have Toys For Christmas. Hatchimals Surprise was on the list for 2017. The Hatchimals remain popular and feature on our Toy Crazes page.

There were some brands that featured on 2017 as well as 2018. These include: Laser X, Paw Patrol, LOL Surprise, LEGO and Fingerlings. Here’s the full list:

Enchantimals Playhouse Panda Set

Furreal Roarin’ Tyler

Hatchimals Surprise

Laser X

LOL Surprise Dolls Series 2

Nerf Nitro Longshot

Paw Patrol Sea Patroller


Stretch Armstrong

Toilet Trouble

Fingerlings Pet Baby Monkey

P J Masks Headquarters Playset

The list of Dream Toys 2016

And going back a little further from the Dream Toys 2018, here is the list from 2016.

Shopkins Chef Club Hot Spot Kitchen
Snuggle My Dream Puppy
Nerf N-Strike Elite Hyperfire
Speak Out
Silly Sausage
Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster
Star Wars Rebel U-Wing Fighter
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
Thomas & Friends Sky-High Bridge Jump
Paw Patrol Air Patroller

Information about this page

This page is for information only: a listing does not mean a recommendation or endorsement. Some toys are listed for particular ages or genders. This is only to reflect popular search internet search terms. We are not making any judgements on suitability and you are advised to check any products you purchase via links on this page are age appropriate. We only test products where stated. You are strongly advised to check the profile of online sellers including delivery times, prices and product availability before you buy. Must Have Toys is an Amazon Associate which means we earn through qualifying purchases made via links on this page.

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