It might only be the start of November, but the Christmas count down is on. With so much to consider, prepping for a picture-perfect day is no easy task. To avoid disappointment or a last-minute dash to the shops, why not get a head start. From Lego to Barbie and everything in-between these are our top 10 toys and gifts worth snapping up, and sure to be a hit with little boys and girls who are waiting for Santa arrive.
1. 2-in-1 Reversible Octopus Plushie
#octopusplush is the trending TikTok toy of the moment. Super cute, soft and huggable this is the must have toy of the season. Happy, sad or having a bad day? Help your children show how they are feeling with a plush flip toy to help express their emotions. In-store, and prices start from £5.
2. Among Us
There’s an imposter Amoug Us! From exciting kids action figures to soft adorable toys. Celebrate the hit multi-player game with these collectables. 5 pack figure set only £13 in-store.
3. Thomas & Friends TrackMaster Builder Bucket
Thomas The Tank Engine has been a classic toy for generations and now your children can build a bigger Thomas & Friends world with the TrackMaster Builder Bucket! Featuring over 20 track pieces, the Builder Bucket lets children expand their motorised railway by building a variety of individual layouts. Save £6.99, only £20.99.
4. L.O.L Surprise!
Find the perfect gift here for L.O.L Surprise fans. From purses and jewellery sets, from toy furniture, dolls and diaries there is something for everyone. We are loving this L.O.L Mini Sequin Diary Set for just £5 and you can reserve and collect.
Popular as ever, Barbie is a timeless classic. Now your child can help Barbie re-charge with this spa themed playset. Fill the bathtub with water and add one of the glittery fizz packs for spa like action and watch the water change colour, bubble and foam. Save £5, only £20! Reserve and collect it.
6. Fidget Poppers
Immensely satisfying, this trending phenomena is perfect for serial fidgeters. A great sensory tool, which is good for helping to relieve stress and anxiety too. Available in number of shapes, colours and forms. It’s reminiscent of popping bubble wrap! A great stocking filler for both kids and adults alike. In-store, and price start from £2.
7. Lego Movie Maker
Let them try their hand at film making with the Lego Movie 2 Movie Maker Kit. This action-packed LEGO set combines the traditional LEGO building blocks that we all love, with a new interactive app that allows you to film, edit and share your own exciting LEGO Movie Clips – let your imagination run wild. Save £24.99, only £20.
8. Meccano Go Kart
Give your budding engineer a project they can construct themselves with the Meccano Model Race Buggy! This set is the perfect introductory model car kit for beginners to get hands on, using real tools (included) to screw in nuts, bolts and wheels. The perfect Christmas Day activity for £10. Reserve and collect.
9. My First Learning Controller
With over 30 numbers, alphabet and shapes to learn, the My First Controller with help develop infants imagination, fine motor skills, dexterity and hand-eye coordination. Batteries included and only £6.
10. Mini Robot
This adorable robot is geared up and ready to play with plenty of features for baby to enjoy. The perfect interactive toy for young kids to develop auditory, visual and co-ordination skills. Perfectly sized for little hands, with twistable arms and legs, revolving eyes, large buttons, lights and sounds. Only £10 and available to reserve and collect.
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