How to get top toys for less
These gifts are predicted to be top of your child’s Christmas list, according to the Toy Retailers Association’s (TRA) annual DreamToys report. NISHA MAL tracks down the best deals
CHILDREN will fall in love with these sweet and sometimes silly critters with their realistic monkey sounds, cute blinking eyes and head turns, plus hands that grip and curly tails. You can swing them, pet them, hug and kiss them, plus rock them to sleep. RRP £14.99, find them at the-finger-monkey.co.uk for £12.99
NERF NITRO LONGSHOT SMASH, HASBRO
CREATE car-blasting action with the four obstacles and long-jump ramp, sending vehicles into the air. Load the blaster with the included foam cars and send them flying into high and fast stunts.
Includes blaster, long-jump ramp, two foam cars with plastic wheels, four obstacles, and instructions. RRP £21.99, find it at argos.co.uk for £19.99
LASER X – 2 PLAYER PACK, CHARACTER OPTIONS
COMPLETE with two Laser X Blasters and two Receiver vests this high-tech game can be played inside or outside, day or night featuring cool lighting effects, stereo sound and music to help bring the gaming experience to life. RRP £49.99, find it at Argos for £43.99
PAW PATROL SEA PATROLLER, SPIN MASTER TOYS
IT’S pups to the rescue with this Paw Patrol Sea Patroller Vehicle transforming from a boat to a land vehicle for the ultimate rescue mission.
Place Ryder in the driving seat and set sail on a mission to rescue the baby octopus. RRP £69.99, find it at Toys R Us, John Lewis and Very.co.uk for £55.99
L.O.L. SURPRISE SERIES 2, MGA ENTERTAINMENT
YOU get seven layers of fun with every L.O.L. Surprise doll. Inside there is a secret message sticker, a collectible sticker sheet, a water bottle charm, a pair of shoes, an outfit, an accessory and a L.O.L. Surprise! doll.
Feed your doll with the water bottle to find out if she cries, spits or tinkles. Or bathe her in cold water to see if she changes colour. RRP £9.99, find it The Entertainer for £6
PJ MASKS HEADQUARTERS PLAYSET, FLAIR LEISURE PRODUCTS
BE ON the lookout for villains and defend the PJ Masks Headquarters. Activate the goggles for red owl vision, trap villains in the tree snarls and shoot fur-balls with the Spyscope.
Includes a Catboy figure and a Cat Car.
RRP £49.99, find it at Smyths for £36.99 or Argos for £39.99
STAR WARS: BB-8, LEGO
HAVE lots of building fun with the LEGO Star Wars BB-8. Turn the wheel to spin the head and turn another to open the hatch and see the welding torch pop out, just like it did
in the movie! RRP £84.99, find it at Smyths and John Lewis for £64.99
HATCHIMALS SURPRISE, SPIN MASTER TOYS
TWINS are hidden inside a magical speckled egg. Hold and play with your egg and the Hatchimals inside will make delightful sounds that tell you how they feel. When it’s time to hatch, you’ll see rainbow eyes. RRP £74.99, find them at The Entertainer and Tesco Direct for £69.99
FURREAL ROARIN’ TYLER, HASBRO
KIDS will adore cuddling and stroking this playful tiger.
Make a noise and listen to the tiger roar back, and when you talk the toy responds. It has more than 100 sound-andmotion combinations.
RRP £134.99, find it at Toys R Us for £94.48 and Smyths and Argos for £99.99
THE ORIGINAL STRETCH ARMSTRONG, CHARACTER OPTIONS
STRETCH him, pull him and tie him in knots. When you release him he will use his super strength to return to his original shape. Stretch Armstrong can stretch up to four times his original size. For ages five and upwards. RRP £21.99, find it at Toys R Us for £10.99
TOILET TROUBLE, HASBRO
THIS is one for all the family to have fun with.
Take turns spinning the toilet paper roll, flushing the toilet handle, and hoping you don’t get sprayed with water. RRP £17.99, find it for £12.90 on eBay
ENCHANTIMALS PLAYHOUSE PANDA SET, MATTEL
THE exclusive Enchantimals Prue Panda doll and her panda friend Nari are right at home with multiple levels and plenty of rooms to play out forest days and fantasy stories.
There’s a kitchen with a table and seating, plus food for the two friends. RRP £32.99, find it at Argos for £21.49
*Prices correct at time of going to print. All offers available while stocks last.