Dream Toys 2015 : Top 12 in Pictures
The Toy Retailers Association has revealed what its member believe will the bestselling toys for Christmas. 63 toys were named at the annual event in London, here are the top twelve.
Thunderbirds Are Go – Interactive Tracy Island • Vivid Toy Group • £80
Jump into the world of Thunderbirds Are Go and recreate your own International Rescue adventures with this amazing Tracy Island Playset. Using the latest in smart technology, the vehicles interact with Tracy Island and recreate the launch sequences that you see in the show. Included is a wearable International Rescue communicator. Tracy Island comes with over 50 action, lights and sounds. Vehicles sold separately.
Disney Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa • JAKKS • £40
Create the perfect duet with Elsa! The magical microphone can recognize who’s singing so you and Elsa can Sing-A-Long together! First, place the microphone near Elsa’s mouth to hear her sing the FULL LENGTH award winning song “Let it Go,” then start singing your favorite part with the Mic and have Elsa pick up where you leave off! Pass the microphone back and forth to create the perfect duet and watch Elsa’s necklace and dress light up as you Sing-A-Long to create a magical winter wonderland. Elsa is dressed in her iconic Snow Queen dress. Includes: Toddler Doll, Real Working Microphone, Shoes, Batteries.
Paw Patrol Paw Patroller • Spin Master Toys • £60
The Paw Patroller is the ultimate rescue vehicle and perfect for ensuring the PAW Patrol team can get to new exotic adventure locations. Kids can drive their PAW Patrol vehicles in and head out together for new adventures full of friendship, teamwork and bravery. The Paw Patroller comes with Ryder and his ATV vehicle and can hold 3 Paw Patrol vehicles inside or display 6 vehicles when open. Hear the Paw Patroller’s authentic PAW Patrol sound effects and discover a real working lift to take the pup vehicles up to Ryder’s Command Centre.
Toot-Toot Friends Busy Sounds Discovery Home • VTech • £45
Your child will have fun playing with the moving lift and the doghouse and dog included with the VTech Toot-Toot Friends Busy Sounds Discovery Home, which also comes with Miss Nora, who is full of personality. Press Miss Nora’s light-up button to hear her introduce herself, share her hobbies and sing two sing-along songs. Miss Norah unlocks fun content at the seven MagicPoint locations throughout the house to encourage imagination whilst also teaching your child about cause and effect relationships through motion, lights and friendly phrases. The Busy Sounds Discovery Home features over 40 fun melodies, songs, sounds and phrases.
Shopkins Food Fair – Scoops Ice Cream Truck • Flair Leisure Products • £20
Go on a Food Spree with the Shopkins! There are lots ways to play and display with the Shopkins ‘Scoops’ Ice Cream Truck Playset. Features include a treat board inside the truck and an Ice Cream display with an umbrella so that your Shopkins can sit and enjoy their tasty treats. Store your Shopkins in the freezer or sit them in the front seats and take them for a ride as this playset has real moving wheels! Also included are 2 Exclusive Shopkins Characters, 2 Exclusive Cooler Bags and a Collector’s Guide to add to your Shopkins Collection.
City Deep Sea Exploration Vessel • LEGO • £80
Recover sunken treasure with the Deep Sea Exploration Vessel (#60095, RRP: £79.99). This LEGO® CITY model is loaded with the latest high-tech diving equipment including a remote sub and scuba scooter, winch system to lower the exploratory submarine into the water and even a shark cage to join fellow divers deep below the ocean’s surface. Check out the amazing white shark, swordfish and octopus as you retrieve the gold bars from the sunken ship. But be careful… the entire structure is unstable and might collapse at any moment! This highly detailed set includes seven minifigures and a multitude of accessories.
IDO3D Deluxe 3D Design Studio • Flair Leisure Products • £40
The new fun way to get creative! Take art to the next level and bring it to life with IDO3D! Draw in 3D and create amazing multi-colour 3D masterpieces! Draw, set and connect using the UV light included, you can even draw in the air. Design like a pro with the 3D templates and accessories included, or let your imagination run free. This kit makes up to 40 unique 3D projects and includes 8 IDO3D pens, a UV light, a 3D guidebook and accessories.
Little Live Pets Cleverkeet • Character Options • £60
Little Live Pets Cleverkeet is your interactive, singing, talking pet bird! He’s your feathered friend who’s just like a real bird only smarter! Give him a name, pet him and watch him come to life – he talk, sings, dances and swings! He even drives his very own cart! He will respond to your voice. Teach him to speak – he will mix up your words! You can even ask him questions and he will respond! Feed him when he’s hungry. Play music and watch him dance to the beat! With playground providing various areas for your Cleverkeet to play – sit and swing him on the perch – you can even detach the perch and carry him around! Includes adoption certificate.
Pie Face • Hasbro • £20
Just put some delicious whipped cream from home or the wet sponge on the “hand” of this hilarious game unit and start turning the handles. It could go off at any time, so keep your fingers crossed and hope you’re not the one who gets a splat in the face! You score a point for every time you turn the handle without getting pie-faced, and the one who scores 25 points wins. Take some risks and hope for the best in this hilarious Pie Face game.
Star Wars Kylo Ren’s Command Shuttle • LEGO • £100
Enter the battle with Kylo Ren’s personal Command Shuttle! With six minifigures (Kylo Ren, General Hux, First Order Officer, two First Order Crew and a First Order Stormtrooper Officer) this fantastic, highly detailed Starship has loads of features, including opening front, rear and bottom storage bays; wing-mounted, spring-loaded shooters and detachable weapon racks. And when you’re ready for even more action, activate the amazing extending wing function! It’s time to hunt down the enemy and play out your own great scenes from Star Wars™: The Force Awakens.
Star Wars Bladebuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber • Hasbro • £50
The JEDI MASTER LIGHTSABER comes with a main LIGHTSABER featuring lights and sounds, two independently-lit lightdaggers, expansion hilt, two elbow connectors, dual connector, and cross connector. Requires three AAA batteries, included.
Star Wars The Force Awakens Millennium Falcon • Hasbro • £120
The new BATTLE ACTION MILLENNIUM FALCON opens into a playset for your 3.75-inch scale Star Wars figures and features a pop-up blaster that fires NERF ELITE darts, a turbolaser turret, light-up LED cannons, hyperdrive sound effects, as well as a playset area featuring a holochess board and smuggling compartment! Also includes exclusive CHEWBACCA, FINN and BB-8 3.75-inch figures. Requires two AA batteries, not included. Other figures sold separately.