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Christmas Wish List 2018

Top 20 Christmas Toys From Independent Retailers

Have your children written their letters to Santa yet? Do you know exactly what’s on their Christmas list this year or do you need a little help from the high street elf?

With so many toys on the market, it can be hard to decide which ones to buy.

 

Luckily, at Down Your High Street, we have compiled a list of the top Christmas toys for the little ones in your life. Not only will these toys make perfect Christmas gifts for kids, they also come from quality, independent retailers so you’ll be supporting the high street too.

 

Featuring a mix of on-trend toys, games and imaginary play equipment, shop the high street online and find lots of new Christmas gift ideas for your kids.

 

LOL Surprise! Eye Spy Under Wraps Series

LOL Surprise dolls are an absolute must-have for doll lovers aged five to nine. The on-trend collectable dolls were one of 2017’s most sought-after Christmas presents for kids and the LOL craze still isn’t over. Surprise your little one this Christmas with their very own mystery LOL Surprise package.

 

Tidlo Kitchen Station Wooden Play Cooker

This wooden play cooker is a great way to encourage role play and is suitable for little girls and boys alike. Featuring all the necessary utensils and even a handy tea towel, your kids will be able to cook their very own ‘Christmas feast’ alongside you.

 

Remote Control Machines Space Explorers

For children interested in robots and space, these remote control Space Explorer machines are the ideal gift. Not only will children (and big kids) be able to play with a selection of remote control robots, they get to build them too! With 10 different space machines to construct, this fantastic gift is suitable for ages eight and over.

 

Lego Duplo Numbers Train

Toddlers will love building and playing with this Lego Duplo Numbers Train, which has many educational benefits. Helping to develop fine motor and logical thinking skills, your little one will have hours of fun chugging their very own train around, whilst learning how to count at the same time.

 

Cherry Tree Hall Dolls House Package

A traditional childhood toy, dolls houses make an excellent Christmas present and will keep little ones entertained for hours. This traditional wooden dolls house comes with a set of wooden furniture and a family of six dolls. Children can open up the front of the house, decorate each of the three floors with furniture and delve into a world of imaginary play.

LEGO Star Wars - General Grievous' Combat Speeder

LEGO has and always will be a Christmas list must-have for children aged 7 and over. With General Grievous’ Combat Speeder, Star Wars fans will be able to set out on a pursuit against Jedi Master Mace Windu. Featuring mini figures of General Grievous and Master Mace Windu, lightsabers and more, this speeder is great for fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

 

Kickers Youth Dark Sand Brown Suede Kick Hi Boots

Not a toy, but an essential for every child’s shoe shelf, these brown suede Kickers will keep your little one’s feet warm all winter. Made from quality leather and featuring hard wearing soles, these mini Kick Hi boots are robust enough to withstand any rough and tumble play.

 

Charades For Kids

It’s not Christmas without a family game of charades, and now the kids can get involved with these fun cards. Suitable for ages four and over, the game includes a variety of cards and can be split into two difficulty levels. The perfect Christmas gift to bring the whole family together!

 

Cyber Robot

This Christmas, give your child the chance to programme their very own robot. A brilliant interactive toy, this Cyber Robot features four play modes including digital programming, real-time control, self-learning mode or manual. Ideal for ages eight and over, the Cyber Robot can be controlled via smartphone or tablet with a downloadable app. The clever robot can also be taught commands via Bluetooth and there is even an option to take pictures with the camera function. Perfect for technology fans.

 

Decorate a Princess Mirror

This wooden mirror is a fitting stocking filler for any wannabe princesses. With plenty of glitter, sparkling gems and stickers to decorate with, once finished, the mirror will have your little one feeling like true royalty.

 

Dino Hatching Egg

Another fantastic stocking filler, this dino egg hatches and out emerges a brand new dinosaur toy. To bring the exciting world of dinosaurs to life for your little dinosaur lover, simply place the egg into a bowl of water and watch as it begins to hatch over 48 hours.

 

Aquabeads Beginners Studio

Ideal for crafty kids aged four and over, Aquabeads allow children to make their very own arty creations. Simply lay out a design with the beads, add water to bond the Aquabeads together and voilà! This beginners studio comes with everything needed to get started including storage for the beads, a bead peeler, pen and sprayer, plus a handful of template sheets for inspiration.

 

Baby Bell Musical Rattles

Babies as young as three months old will enjoy playing with these colourful, musical rattles. Available in a selection of colours, the rattles feature a pleasant bell sound that provides plenty of stimulation for youngsters. The robust rattles are easily gripped by little hands and are safe to be put in your little one’s mouth.

 

Baby Annie Drink and Wet Doll

Baby Annie makes the perfect companion for any child. This adorable doll can go everywhere with your little one - even the bath! A great way to immerse your child into imaginary play, Annie can be fed with her bottle, sit on her potty, have her self-stick nappy changed and be comforted with her very own dummy.

 

Barbarossa Wooden Pirate Ship

Arghhh!! Budding pirate fans will love this Barbarossa wooden pirate ship. Your little one will have their play figures climbing the rigging, walking the plank and firing cannons over the seven seas. Featuring a wind-up anchor, a deck trap-door, a helm and a rear opening stern, this is the perfect gift for pirate lovers!

*Pirate figures sold separately

 

Block and Roll Wooden Toddler Walker Wagon

Toddlers will love pushing along this colourful wooden walker full of different sized building blocks. Great for youngsters 12 months and over who are beginning to take their first steps, they can toddle along with the walker, then build a tower with the blocks. The Block and Roll will help to develop toddlers fine and gross motor skills, as well as problem-solving and coordination skills.

 

Slime Laboratory

Budding scientists will love creating their own slime with this slime laboratory. Following step-by-step instructions to produce the finished product, this educational science kit is a fun way for children to learn about and play with their own homemade slime.

 

Orange T-rex Dinosaur Origami Light

A cool addition to any child's bedroom, this T-rex Dinosaur light works great as a nightlight or piece of bedroom decor. Featuring a long-lasting LED bulb, the origami style light will last throughout your child’s entire dinosaur-loving phase.



Big Crane Construction Set

Construct a Christmas to remember with this crane construction set. Comprising of everything needed to create a play construction site, the set includes a big crane, a selection of smaller construction vehicles, two workmen, plus barriers and cones. The big crane can be loaded, lifted and swivelled and works great paired with a wooden train set.

 

Find the Frog Soft Book

Engage your youngster and help them to reach developmental milestones with this soft frog book. Brightly coloured with a selection of fascinating fabrics and textures, the book is extremely appealing to babies aged six months and over. With simple sound effects to keep little ones engaged and peek-a-boo pages, babies will find the book stimulating and learn the joy of reading at a young age.

 

Featuring gifts for babies, toddlers and school-age children, there’s plenty of wonderful Christmas gifts to choose from. Whether you are looking for something educational, fun or unique, we hope you got lots of new kids Christmas present ideas.

 

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