Top toys for Christmas 2021 – predictions on what gifts may sell out first

For most of us, Christmas starts in December. But if you’re a parent who’s looking to buy their child the perfect gift, you might want to start looking for it right now.

With only 14 weeks to go until Christmas, many parents are scrambling to pick a decent toy for their children, knowing that if they wait for a month or two, most of the popular toys will be completely sold out.

Given the issues the UK is currently going through with its supply chains, this scramble to grab the hottest toy is only likely to get more frantic.

This is why it is a good idea to start looking for the right toy now. Fortunately, the Mirror has predicted which toys are going to be the first to fly off the shelves, so grab them quick.

Moon lamps really are effective

This nightstand lamp is ingeniously made with 3D printing technology, looks like something straight out of a high budget sci-fi blockbuster and is rechargeable via USB.

£11.99 from Amazon.

Since first publication in 1978, Top Trumps has never failed to capture the imagination of all ages, and this classic card game seems to be experiencing a bit of a resurgence at the moment. This Marvel universe version is sure to include their favourite superhero.

From £5.99 on Amazon.

An interactive pet with a difference, Sherbert the flamingo is a brilliant way to instil a positive association with toilet training as well as providing endless fun.

£29.99 from Amazon.

Award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator, Rob Biddulph, is the creative mind behind the viral Draw With Rob – in this colourful book you’ll find easy to follow instructions and warm-hearted humour in abundance.

£5.94 from Amazon.

Although it feels like we’re having a flashback to the toy of the 90s, the Sky Dancer, the Hatchimals Crystal Flyer is very much 2021’s upgraded answer to the concept.

£30 from Amazon.

Fashions come and go but Nerf guns always seem to stick around don’t they? Combine Nerf with the incredibly popular Fortnite and you have a toy sure to be a hit on Christmas day.

£10.95 from Amazon.

The Harry Potter Hogwarts Clock Tower is a sure-fire to keep the kids busy whilst they build, indulging in the unrivalled world of Harry Potter.

£66.95 from Amazon.

Artie 3000™ the robot is a coding genius, an intelligent piece of technology who teaches children to code, the creative way.

£59.99 from Amazon.

An icon in his own right, this Baby Yoda toy is animatronic and will delight any audience with lifelike sounds and movements at the touch of a hand.

£44.99 from Amazon.

Paw Patrol always proves to be a winner and this dino rescue playset comes complete with exclusive Chase and T-Rex figures.

£49.99 from Amazon.

Bubble fidget toys certainly are having a moment right now so this is definitely one to add to the stocking. This two pack features rainbow-coloured unicorn and heart shapes for something a little different.

£5.99 from Amazon.

The Barbie Dream Plane is quite the upgrade on retro Barbie
The Barbie Dream Plane is quite the upgrade on retro Barbie

It wouldn’t be a Christmas list without Barbie now would it! Here she is in her dream plane, helping your kid’s imagination to take off.

£55.99 from Amazon.

These iconic Mario Kart characters are designed to work with a Hot Wheelstrack, the replica karts inspiring little ones to race, stunt and enjoy adventure.

£48.18 from Amazon.

LOL dolls haven’t yet been knocked off the popularity list, this clubhouse comes complete with 40+ surprises and two exclusive dolls.

£47.37 from Amazon.

The mid 90s called and they want their Tamagotchis back! These fancy new Tamagotchi Pix include all of the joy of raising a virtual pet at the same time using new technology.

£59.99 from Amazon.

If you’re wondering what the bill is should your little one add every single item here onto their Christmas list, you’re looking at £534.30.


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