The Best Children’s Toys & Gadgets Christmas 2022

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We’ve compiled a list of the best gadgets and toys for toddlers to tweens this Christmas. From scooters to music makers and everything in between.

Bubble Go By Xootz £39.99

Watch your little one’s face light up as they scoot past leaving a cloud of bubbles behind with the Xootz Bubble Go Scooter!

The tri-scooter’s stem can be folded down for easy carrying and the front-mounted bubble machine can be removed. Comes complete with 100ml of bubble solution. Age 3+ and available from Amazon, The Entertainer (online only), Very, Bargainmax, Studio and JD Williams.

My Very Own Solar System By Brainstorm Toys £33

With My Very Own Solar System, you can explore the wonders of the universe from the comfort of your own room! This amazing remote controlled, motorised mobile has eight detailed, colour, planets that orbit the full sun. Simply assemble the planets onto the three independent orbit mechanisms on the sun and mount to the ceiling with the included fixings.

Use the remote control to operate the light up sun and rotation of the planets. By day, an impressive and educational addition to any room and by night the illuminated sun is an attractive night light making it perfect for bedtime.

Available from Smyths Toys, Very, Amazon and selected Toymaster stores.

Don't be a Scaredy Bear By John Adams Leisure £24.99

Peel his plasters but beware, he really is a scaredy bear! Scaredy Bear has had a tumble and is covered in plasters. Now it’s time to peel them off, but pull too hard and you’ll make him scream! The first player to remove 3 plasters wins!

Suitable for 4+ and available from Smyths, Argos, Very and Amazon.

Kindi Kids Dress Up Magic Baby Sister Face Paint Reveal Doll £16.99

With her magic face paint and cute fairy costume, nobody loves a party more than the Kindi Kids Dress Up Magic Baby Sister  Fairy Baby Doll!

Dressed up in her pretty cupcake fairy dress, you can use Patticake’s cute Shopkin cupcake sponge to magically reveal her beautiful face paint! Simply dip it in ice-cold water and wipe the sponge over her forehead. Patticake has big glittery eyes, colored hair and a sweet cupcake hairclip just like her big sister!

Four to collect. Suitable for 3+ and available from Argos, Smyths, The Entertainer, and Amazon

DesignaFriend Sugar Cane Doll By Kid Kreations £35

A little girl’s dream is to have a Mini Me and with DesignaFriend ou get just that!

Meet Sugar Cane, she measures 18 inches / 46cm tall & wears a turtleneck pink jumper with embroidered sugar canes and lilac velveteen bow, a spotty tutu skirt with fluffy lilac trim, pink and white striped knitted knee high socks, suedette boots with lilac fluffy trim and velveteen bows and a matching pink hat. 

She comes with a silver DesignaFriend charm bracelet for her owner.  Beautifully packaged in a boutique style gift box with DesignaFriend wrapping paper.

The full DesignaFriend collection of dolls, outfits and playsets is available exclusively at Argos.

Got2Glow Fairy Finder £39.99

Catch the magic glow! Kids will love finding over 100 fairy friends with the Got2Glow Fairy Finder!

Fairies can be found anywhere and everywhere… it’s just a matter of where you look!  Bond with your virtual fairies by saying hello, playing a game, giving them hugs and feeding them. The magic of catching fairies has never been so attainable, simply open the heart shaped lid on your Fairy Finder and watch in awe as a fairy light show is activated and a virtual fairy finds its home inside. Close the lid and they’ll be your Fairy Friend Forever!

There are over 30 unique fairies to find with each jar. Which fairies will fly into your jar?

Fairy Finder is equipped with a light sensor, microphone, speaker, LCD screen, plus a handle so you can catch the magic glow wherever you go!

Available at Argos, Smyths, The Entertainer & Amazon

Aquabeads Beginners Carry Case By Epoch £17.99

With the Beginners Carry Case Aquabeads can be taken anywhere! Suitable for those who have just begun their Aqua-beading adventure, the set includes 900 beads in 24 colours and template sheets for inspiration.

What’s more the the case can be personalised with finished designs.

Casdon Joseph Joseph Nest £10

Great For Pre-schoolers

Made to look and work just like the famous Joseph Joseph nesting bowls, this kit is perfect for budding bakers.

Kids will love slotting the bowls into one another, to create a rainbow of organised satisfaction!

Includes five measuring cups, medium mixing bowl, large mixing bowl, mesh sieve and colander.

Age 3+ and available from The Entertainer and John Lewis.

Learning Resources® Puzzle Cards Bundle £40

Build early maths and reading skills with these fun, colourful card puzzles. This bundle includes three of our popular Puzzle Cards sets: ABC Puzzle Cards, Counting Puzzle Cards, and 3-Letter Word Puzzle Cards. That’s 71 puzzles in all! Each colourful puzzle has friendly, full-colour illustrations to spark your child’s imagination as they pick up new counting, spelling, and letter skills. Each puzzle fits together uniquely so there’s only one correct answer. This lets young children self-correct as they play and learn the alphabet, basic counting, and simple words.

Ages 3-8.

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Little Live Pets - Mama Surprise £69.99

Mama Surprise takes caring for your pet to a whole new level. This soft, interactive Mama guinea pig comes with a deluxe, interactive hutch. Care for Mama by feeding her and brushing her long, beautiful hair with the accessories provided.

With enough love and attention, Mama’s heart will start to glow, indicating that a baby is on the way! Gently place her inside her interactive hutch. Now it’s time to wait.

Discover a new-born guinea pig baby and a special care package. Care for Mama again and you will find new guinea pig babies to complete your adorable, guinea pig family!

Ages 5+

Available at Selfridges, The Entertainer, Argos, Very, Smyths and Amazon

My Bedtime Story Torch & Projector £20

Bring your favourite bedtime stories to life with this easy-to-use torch and projector! Scan the enclosed QR code to find the six stories online. Enjoy the fun narration of each story and, at the same time, project the charming illustrations. Each part of the story has a different illustration that projects up to 1m wide. Watch and listen again and again. Magical parent-child time. Encourages a love of stories, reading and of using your imagination. A wonderful way to relax at bedtime. Store your torch & discs in the beautiful solid box. For use in a darkened room.

Ages 3+

Available at Hamleys, Argos and Amazon

Paw Patrol Casting Station by Sambro £14.99

Create, mould and paint your favourite Paw Patrol characters in 3D, then display your favourite pals!

Available at B&M Stores.

Pokémon Flame & Flight Deluxe Charizard £34.99

Unleash the full power of Charizard, the Flame Pokémon! This 6-inch Deluxe Feature Figure includes over 25 unique sounds, lights, and articulated movement features! Charizard reacts differently to swooping up, spinning around, and many more combinations of action packed flight.

Load up one of three included flame projectiles and Charizard can perform a powerful fire attack. Train and battle with the included 2-inch Pikachu and 2-inch figure launcher accessory!

Ages 8+

Includes: 6-Inch Charizard Deluxe Feature Figure, Fire Projectiles, 2-Inch Pikachu Figure and 2-inch Figure Launcher.

Available at Amazon, Bargain Max, Next, Studio, Argos, B&M, Smyths, ABGee, GAME, Selfridges, Hamleys, Toymaster, The Range.

Octonauts Above & Beyond Octoray Playset £59.99

Adventure Above & Beyond with the Octonauts Octoray Headquarters Transforming Playset and removable Mini-Ray figure.

Roll into action on the Octoray’s fast moving wheels, then easily transform it into a huge 13″ tall Octonauts Mobile Headquarters, this playset is action-packed. Take the Elevator to the Mini-Ray, the Mini-Ray is detachable so your included Captain Barnacles Figure can ride inside. Drop the Ramp and slide down for a quick exit, watch as the HQ lights up and hear over 18 sounds. 

Batteries included!

Ages 3+ Available at Smyths Toys, Argos, The Entertainer and Amazon

Disney Junior Mickey Mouse Firehouse Playset £49.99

It’s Mickey Mouse to the rescue with the Disney Junior Mickey Mouse Firehouse Playset. This 2-story, 2-sided Mickey Mouse-themed fire station is action-packed with 4 Disney figures, a toy fire truck, and all the accessories’ pre-schoolers need to imagine firefighting adventures with Mickey Mouse. 

Requires 2 x AAA batteries (included). 

Ages 3+.   Available from Very and independent toy shops.

Super Mariokart Racing DX £34.99

Exciting action circuit racing game designed and inspired by the world of Mario Kart! 6 Gimmicks and Lap Counter! Quickly but carefully drive your playing kart-figure using the 3 buttons, slider and tilt trever going through the 6 tricky gimmicks to reach the goal! Who will make five laps first?

My Very Own Rainbow £16

Bring nature’s most beautiful light show into your bedroom and fill your room with rainbows. Perfect for parties and sleepovers and a charming night light to inspire sweet dreams. The enchanting light projector uses multi-coloured LED’s to display rainbow colours on walls and ceilings in a darkened room. It features an auto shut off after 40 minutes saves battery life. Includes a sunlight rainbow crystal. Position in a sunny window and watch rainbows dance around your room. A secret code also unlocks fun online facts and activities.

Ages 3+

Available from Smyths Toys, Very, John Lewis Amazon and selected Toymaster stores.

Sylvanian Families Pony's Stylish Hair Salon £59.99

Hone your hairdressing skills on Sally the Pony Girl. Pick a style from the styling book, wash, brush, blow-dry and curl her mane, before adding extensions and clips. The salon features shampoo station and over 30 accessories for imaginative hair and make-up role play.

Suitable for age 3+ and available from Smyths, Amazon and Argos.

Tippy the Dragon Game £24.99

The treasure balancing, toppling dragon game! Tippy the Dragon is moving house and must carry all his possessions with him. As he hovers above the ground, take turns loading treasure onto his body. But watch out, one wrong move and you will make him tip and he will fall from the sky and you are out. Can you be the last player left?

Suitable for 4+ and available from Smyths, Very and Amazon

Disney Princess Styling Head £21.99

Disney Princess Styling Heads hold endless hair play possibilities! Pictured here, The Disney Moana Styling Head features beautiful, thick black hair that is perfect for brushing and styling and comes with 13 fun, wear and share accessories. 

Age 3+   Available from retailers nationwide.

Sensory FX ASMR Recorder Cube £16.99

It’s Oddly Satisfying! Create unique, soothing sounds and effects with the Sensory FX ASMR Recorder Cube, featuring a removable recorder. This all-in-one sensory experience unfolds to reveal five exterior panels children can use to create unique sounds and movements. Create and record different sound effect combinations, then take the sensory experience on-the-go with the removable recorder. When the play session is over fold the cube and take it on-the-go. This sensory toy is ideal for restless hands and can trigger an ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) tingle, which can provide a soothing effect. Create and explore even more unique sounds when you purchase the Sensory FX Pods and Bars (sold separately).

Requires 3 x AG13 batteries (included).

Ages 4+ £16.99.  Available from Sainsburys, Smyths, The Entertainer.

The Minnie Bow-Tel two-sided playset £69.99

The Minnie Bow-Tel two-sided playset is almost 2-feet tall and features four floors with seven fully furnished rooms. Kids will love using these free-standing pieces to customize their hotel. Playtime at the interactive Bow-tel Hotel begins at the lights and sounds reception desk. Press the bell to light up Minnie Mouse’s bow and hear fun Minnie Mouse phrases. Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, and Snowpuff are ready for hotel.

Requires 2 x AAA batteries (included).

Ages 3+   Available from Argos, Next, Very and Independent toy shops.

Barbie Pets Spa Day Playset £14.99

Barbie fans can pamper their pets in style with the Barbie Pets Spa Day Playset. This eight piece playset features an expandable salon and includes three pocket-sized pet figures and four accessories. Each puppy figure stands approximately 1 inch tall and comes with a cute accessory! The spa features an expandable salon for even more play! Little groomers can wash and trim their pet with trimmer accessory, and finish styling these fuzzy figures with the brush accessory. Each accessory can be stored in the grooming cart. There is even a lounge chair that these adorable pooches can relax in. Also look for other Barbie Pet Playsets (sold separately) and link the pet houses together to create your own furry town.

Ages 3+ Available from Asda, Smyths, The Entertainer and Very


Perfect for aspiring Tik Tokers and families who love to enjoy music and dance together, Just Play’s NEW musical gadget, RUKUS FX is all set to excite kids of all ages this Christmas. 

No app, website, or other device necessary, RUKUS FX is an all-in-one music device allows which allows users to mix millions of combinations of music and sound effects seamlessly while they move.

Creators can also record their own sounds and upload favourite music tracks – the creations are infinite.

Available from Smyths and Argos

Rocket League® Micro RC Competition Pack £29.99

Introducing the Rocket League® Micro RC Competition Pack. Full-function remote control replica vehicles, modeled with realistic game-inspired features such as lights and quick acceleration. This awesome competition pack includes two 2.75”/ 69mm 2.4Ghz micro RC vehicles that have game inspired features, so you can compete in vehicular mayhem over and over. It features 2 game replica vehicles with working headlights and taillights, 2 goals, 1 game ball and 2 game ball controllers that also store and charge the vehicles. Now you can take your favorite Rocket League® vehicles out of the screen and into your hands! 
Ages +5
Available at Amazon and Toymaster

BFF Bright Fairy Friends Doll £12.99

Introducing the new series of BFF Bright Fairy Friends! Each fairy comes housed in its very own fairy home with bright, motion activated twinkle lights. The fairy home can be used as a night light! Press the fairy’s necklace to make her wings glow with radiating multi-colored lights!

Now with over 36 dolls to collect from Series 1, 2 and 3 there are endless opportunities to enjoy swapping out their fashions and accessories!

Available at Amazon, Tesco and Toymaster

CAT Construction Little Machines Mega Set £24.99

The Cat Little Machines Mega Set is packed with everything needed for getting big construction site jobs completed. With over 40 pieces in total, it includes an assortment of Little Machines™ vehicles, exclusive XL Little Machines crane and excavator perfect for transport and digging, and various construction site accessories such as road signs, cones, barrels, and boulders.

This set encourages immersive play and allows builders to really dig in! There’s a vehicle for every job and no job is too tough for this mega set. Real Cat machines are known for their high quality, these toys are no different, built to withstand the elements and perfect for indoor or outdoor play.

Ages 3+

Minions Kung Fu Battle build set, £34.99

Take Minions fans on a journey to remember as they recreate thrilling scenes from the Minions: The Rise of Gru movie. This awesome LEGO® MinionsMinions Kung Fu Battle toy set lets kids role-play epic Chinese New Year scenes at the temple. There’s lots to discover as they help the Minions practise their kung fu moves.

Ages 6+  Available Nationwide

Bandai National Geographic Rock Tumbler Starter Kit £79.99

The National Geographic Starter Rock Tumbler Kit is a fantastic way to start an exciting new rock tumbling hobby! This kit has all the features and accessories you’ll need to transform rough rocks into extraordinary gemstones, start an awesome rock collection, and create beautiful jewellery.

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Peppa's Craft Camper by Sambro

Perfect for Pre-schoolers

Peppa’s Craft Camper has everything your budding artist needs to get crafty in this wonderfully designed interactive set.


Children can recreate their favourite moments from the hit TV Show – True and the Rainbow Kingdom – with this Deluxe True Doll. She talks, sings, and even lights up!

Ages 3+

Available at The Entertainer

Little Brian Paint Sticks Classic Art Station £29.99

This cute table top Classic Art Station is perfect for budding artists. The Art Station is double sided featuring a whiteboard and chalkboard and includes: 6 Chalk Sticks, 6 Classic Paint Sticks, 1 Duster and 10 sheets of paper. The ideal size for table top utilisation and is simple to fold away, it also features a handle so it can be transported around with ease and creativity can be unleashed anywhere at any time! The handy clip can be attached to use the Art Station as an easel for painting or drawing on paper.

Available on Amazon


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