If you’re searching for the best toys for Christmas, you’ve just found the hottest list for 2022. Every year we do our research to bring you the ultimate toys predicted to fly off the shelves at Christmas, and as usual, we’ve searched far and wide so you’re in the know long before the popular items are out of stock.

Shop the top toys this Christmas with our handy guide: from the latest dolls and technology to cars, play-sets, bikes, scooters and wooden toys, here’s what’s trending when it comes to the best toys for children this year.

Interactive Toys


Mamas Surprise, Little Live Pets

Yoto Player, Amazon

Secret Journal Glitter Edition, FunLockets

Tamogotchi Pix Virtual Pet, Amazon

Editor’s pick: The ULTIMATE Christmas Gift For Kids 2022

If you’ve not yet met the Toniebox, it’s our pleasure to introduce you – and just in time for Christmas! A simple, no-screens Wi-Fi enabled speaker, the Toniebox is designed to tell audio stories to fuel your child’s imagination and appetite for literary adventure.

The Toniebox is a fabulous way to foster imagination and encourage independent active play, everything a young explorer’s growing mind needs. Children can move about, dance, play AND listen at the same time to an engaging story or music. The Toniebox presents a unique audio experience allowing the listener to build strong connections to stories and their characters!

Action Figures and Playsets

Role Play

Scientific, Technology and Learning

All-new Echo Dot, Amazon

Magic Adventures Globe, Leapfrog

Theme Park Construction Set, EDX Education

KidiZoom PrintCam,

Botley 2.0, Learning Resources

Arts, Crafts and Subscriptions

The Squeeze Ball Creator, John Lewis

Mitre Scriball, Amazon

Binoculars, Build Your Own

Mini Envelope Wallet Kit, Leather Needle Thread

Buttonbag Sewing Kit, John Lewis

Hey Clay Animals, Amazon

Construction & Cars

Dolls and Accessories

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Wooden Toys

Waitrose Supermarket, John Lewis

Wooden Pizza Oven, John Lewis

Cuddly Toys



Outdoor Toys

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