Top 20 Hottest Kids Toys Christmas 2016

The only list you will need for kids toys Christmas 2016 – the coolest, hottest, must-have toys for this holiday season. As voted for by the kids themselves at Kidtropolis in October 2016.

1 Skylanders: Imaginators 2016

Expected to be the number one best-selling toy this Christmas. For the first time kids can create their own Skylanders. The game also comes with new characters the Senseis as well as new storylines and gameplay.

2 Hatchimals Egg

Hatchimals live inside eggs! They will only hatch with your help, touch and love. Once the Hatchimal’s eyes appear, your Hatcnhimal is ready to hatch. It needs your help to hatch and your help to learn how to live once its hatched.

3 Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike Blaster

This great new three way modular blaster fires Elite darts, Mega darts and Rockets. The main clip holds 10 darts and the barrel attachment can be used on other blasters. A great new addition to the Nerf range.

4 Play-Doh Ice Cream Castle Toy

Play Doh presents a colourful castle to make crazy ice cream Play Doh. Kids can make soft-serve swirls in a variety of shapes and styles with the ice cream presser and interchangeable discs. Then they can decorate with a variety of toppings including wacky whipped cream, silly sprinkles and crazy candies.

5 Air Storm FireTek Z-Curve Bow

This gift includes  1 FireTek Bow and 3 Zonic Blaze Whistle Arrows which will travel up to 44 metres. A great outdoor toy for this Christmas.

6 Anki Overdrive Freewheel Super Truck Toy

This fantastic battle racing system features vehicles with artificial intelligence that learn the courses that you build and improve their performance. Please note this toy requires the Anki Starter Kit in order to play.

7 Furby Connect

These cute little guys are an extremely interactive toy. They connect with the Furby app and so there is a constant stream of new activities. The Furby has a wide vocabulary and can be sent to sleep via a face mask.  We think one of the best kids toys Christmas 2016.

Zoomer Chimp Toy

This life-like toy can do over 100 tricks and understands over 200 voice commands. With facial expressions and a life-like posture, this is a great toy.

9 John Adams Silly Sausage Game

A great game to play alone or with friends. This is a lightning reaction game. The sausage will command you to do one of 5 actions and you’d better be quick!

10 Vtec Kidi Super Star Toy

Release your inner Pop Star! This fabulous toy comes complete with songs, games and tongue twisters. But the best part is that you can link your own MP3 player in and the Music Magic feature will blank out the vocal, just like a karaoke machine. With a self-applause button what are you waiting for? Britain’s Got Talent in your own sitting room!

11 Magic Box Star Monsters Tin

Special edition monsters! Fusion Edition Star Monsters combine different colours for the bodies and bases to create a unique look that will impress your child’s friends. Part of the Star Monsters range, this special edition will be a great addition to any collection.

12 Super 11 The Ultimate Football Strategy Game

A fast paced football strategy game that the whole family can enjoy. Players assume the role of a player manager, as they try to outscore their opponent and emerge victorious at the end of the game. Suitable from seven years, but enjoyed by all ages.

13 Hasbro Simon Air Game

A new take on an old game. The ever-popular Simon game now has touch-free technology that senses your moves. Get ready to swoop, swerve and hover. A table top game for 1 or 2 players.

14 Transformers Robots in Disguise Power Surge Optimus Prime

The Transformers journey continues with this 5-step transformation from truck to robot. It features pop-out cannons and wings, lights, phrases, and sounds – activated by attaching the included Aerobolt Mini-Con Weaponizers figure. Loud and exciting!

15 Robot Engineer

Aimed for younger children aged 3 – 6, this is a great robot building starter kit. It comes with a story book to give context to the various robots that can be built. We really like this as one of the better kids toys Christmas 2016 for younger children.

16 Vtech “Kidizoom” Selfie Cam Toy

Comes with a rotating lens you can twist 180 degrees to take great photos and videos. Kidizoom Selfie Cam comes with many fun features; fantasy effects for your snaps, a make-up studio, music slideshows and games.

17 My Little Pony Explore Equestria Crystal Empire Castle Playset

This lovely My Little Pony Explore Equestria Crystal Empire Castle playset has a rotating light-up feature and reflects 3 cutie marks at the press of a heart-shaped button. It comes with 16 fun accessories that include a dress, throne, crystal vanity, cradle, and jewels.

18 Monopoly Ultimate Banking Game

Monopoly for the 21st century – cashless!! With tap-touch technology this version of Monopoly tracks each players wealth. property values go up and down. A new take on an old idea, a great refresh of kids toys Christmas 2016.

19 SAM Labs Science Museum Inventor Kit

SAM Labs and the Science Museum have partnered to make this amazing STEM-based toy for kids. Unlock their inner inventor with this “Lego on steroids” – your child will learn coding, engineering and technology through play. What’s not to love?

20 HUE Animation Studio

The HUE Animation Studio contains everything that your child needs to create their own stop motion animation videos. For use at home or for school projects, it’s a creative and educational pastime that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Awesome!

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