If you’ve been wondering what to get your little monster this Christmas, then look no further because kids across the UK have spoken!
Below are the top toys for Christmas 2016, as voted for by children under 12 as part of the ToyTesters.tv annual awards.
Only the very best toys made it onto the list, so you can rest soundly knowing that whatever you choose will make your child or children very happy on Christmas morning.
1. Skylanders Imaginators (Activision)
This is a video game where players must use the power of their imagination to create their very own Skylanders to battle in the ultimate adventure to save Skylands.
With endless creation options of powers, abilities, catch-phrases and appearances, kids can build their own unique creatures in a bid to become the greatest mystic warrior of all time.
Available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Wii U,
2. Hatchimals (Spin Master)
Hatchimals are fun, interactive magical creatures that come inside large, spotted eggs. While it is a mystery what lives inside, each name like ‘Draggles’ or ‘Pengualas’ give kids a hint.
The eggs will not hatch until they are nurtured and loved, but once they do, the walking, talking Hatchimal will continue to evolve and remain interactive with its owner.
3. Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike (Hasbro)
Kids can build their own blaster with this brand new Hasbro toy. Featuring three different ways to blast, kids start buy building the body of the blaster, adding an attachable 10-dart clip combo to shoot.
However, if they prefer, an extended barrel can be used to fire mega darts with increased range to bring an arsenal of versatility to the battlefield.
4. Play-Doh Ice Cream Castle (Hasbro)
Take a magical trip to the creative Play Doh Ice Cream Castle, where kids can go to make their ice-cream dreams come true.
With six ice-cream discs, kids can choose different shapes to press out their swirly Play-Doh ice-cream while ‘topping stations’ allow kids to decorate their designs in wacky whipped cream and pretty sprinkles.
5. Air Storm Firetek Bow (Zing Global Ltd)
With blazing light-up power, illuminate the day and night with the ultimate Firetek bow and arrows. Hook the arrows in the fast-load loops, and then ready… aim… fire! Watch as the arrows light up the sky and scream through the air up to 145 feet.
6. Anki Overdrive Supertrucks Speed Bundle (ANKI)
Each supertruck and super car is a self-aware robot, driven by powerful intelligence and equipped with a deadly strategy.
These aren’t just cars and trucks – they’re robots that can be programmed for battle. So control them using a smart phone, and take down opponents using an array of weapons from plasma cannons to flame throwers.
7. Furby Connect (Hasbro)
Get ready to discover a world of surprises with this Furby Connect Friend and the Furby Connect World App.
The Furby has colourful eyes that display more than 150 animations to help express what he or she wants. Kids can interact with their Furby by petting, tickling or turning them upside down… Then they’ll see how their Furby reacts!
Furby also has a light-up antenna that glows when there is something new to discover in the app.
8. Zoomer Chimp (Spin Master)
This fun-filled primate listens to voice commands and knows over 200 sounds, including ‘Do a flip’ and ‘Go bananas’, With the ability to perform over 100 awesome tricks, the chimp is just bursting with personality with the ability to change his eye colour, move his face and show-off like-like movements.
9. Silly Sausage (John Adams)
The super speedy sausage reaction game is perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Switch the game on, but be warned – you’ll need to be fast to keep up! With 10 grillin’ games and five sizzlin’ actions, Silly Sausage helps to test your speed, co-ordination and memory skills.
10. Kidi SuperStar Mic (VTech)
Become a super star with Kidi SuperStar, where kids can sing along to all their favourite tracks by reducing or removing the main vocals from songs. And what’s more, the toy includes rhythm games, tricky tongue twisters and an exciting voice manipulation feature.
Other hot toys to make the list:
11: Star Monsters (Magic Box Int. Toys, S.L.U)
12: Super 11 The Ultimate Football Strategy Game (Premium World Ltd)
13: Simon Air (Hasbro)
14: Transformers Power Surge Optimus Prime (Hasbro)
15: Robot Engineer (Thames and Kosmos UK LP) RRP: £35.00
16: Kidizoom Selfie Cam (VTech)
17: My Little Pony Explore Equestria Crystal Empire Castle (Hasbro)
18: Monopoly Ultimate Banking (Hasbro)
19: Sam Labs – Inventor Kit (SAM Labs)
20: HUE Animation Studio (Ascent Information Technology Ltd trading as HUE)
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