Barbie, a “Beast Lab” and an interactive digital pet are predicted to be among the many top-selling toys this Christmas.
And in keeping with trade specialists, customers may fork out round £1bn on children over the festive season.
The Toy Retailers Association has unveiled its annual DreamToys high 20, with previous favourites Harry Potter, Lego Star Wars, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and L.O.L Surprise! nonetheless claiming spots within the listing.
The toys vary in worth from an £8.99 Squishmallows 7.5in plush toy to the £149.99 Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle and Grounds.
Other dear choices embrace the Beast Lab and MINTiD Dog-E, each £89.99, and the £94.99 Hot Wheels City Ultimate Hauler.
The listing is chosen by a panel of toy retailers and toy specialists from small independents to giant nationwide chains, who choose them primarily based on the “value they bring to playtime”.
Paul Reader, chairman of the DreamToys choice committee, mentioned: “Christmas is a magical time of the yr, notably for kids, and this listing offers gift-givers an authoritative and unbiased view on what we imagine would be the most requested toys to assist make that every one essential buying determination.
“From the year’s biggest blockbusters, tech-inspired crossovers and toys that promote sensory exploration through to products that create curiosity and anticipation, this year’s list is a representation of what the UK toy industry has to offer.
“The high 20 will probably be extremely sought-after so, if households have a specific product in thoughts, my recommendation is to buy early to keep away from disappointment.”
Melissa Symonds, govt director of UK toys at information tracker Circana, mentioned: “With more than £1 billion spent on toys each Christmas, the festive season remains the most important time of year of the toy industry.”
The high 10 toys are:
• Barbie Pop Reveal, £26.99
• Beast Lab, £89.99
• Bitzee Interactive Pet, £32.99
• Cookeez Makery Oven Playset, £39.99
• Fingerlings Monkey, £17.99
• Fluffie Stuffiez Large Plush, £34.99
• Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle and Grounds, £149.99
• Hot Wheels City Ultimate Hauler, £94.99
• L.O.L. Surprise! Magic Flyers, £36.99
• Little Live Pets My Puppy’s Home, £64.99