Make Christmas the best ever with these top toys for 2017. With gift ideas for everyone and suited to fit every budget, you’re bound to find that perfect Christmas present for your loved ones this holiday season with this list.
Play at home or on the go! The Nintendo Switch is a perfect gift to give to your gamer friends this Christmas. With games available in solo or multiplayer mode and the ability to carry on gaming outside the house, the fun never has to stop!
Make Sodor come alive with this Super Station playset. Complete with Thomas, Percy, James and Harold, your child can recreate the adventures of Thomas and his friends. With multiple layouts and the space to hold over 100 engines, this is the perfect gift for any Thomas fan this Christmas 2017.
Make it an egg-cellent Christmas 2017 with this Hatchimals Colleggtibles carton. Featuring 10 eggs to hatch open and discover, you’re guaranteed one exclusive Flamingoose! It also has 2 Hatchimals already hatched and when all the eggs have been opened, the carton is the perfect carry case to keep your new friends safe.
Hatch and look after your Hatchimals in this Nursery Playset. With over 35 places to play including a Spinning Mobile for sleeping, a Feeding Station for mealtimes and a Streamer Shower to get clean, it really is the full package. It also comes with a Colleggtible which can be hatched in the magic tree.
With speeds of up to 10mph and 40 minutes of continuous use, this electric skateboard is sure to be a hit this Christmas. Complete with a wireless control with a wrist strap, you can cruise along without worry. And as it’s rechargeable, there’s no reason why the fun should ever stop!
Give the gift of coding this Christmas with Elmoji. This little coding robot can be programmed and controlled using emojis. As well as teaching children how to code, they can also play memory and problem-solving games as well, which will help develop their STEM skills. There’s also a downloadable app which will enhance the learning experience!
Princess Twilight Sparkle from My Little Pony: The Movie is ready and waiting for you to play. Her horn will light up and flash as she tells you stories, shares spells and speaks over 90 different phrases. She’ll respond to sound and touch as well so it’ll be like having your own pony!
Become a Pokemon master with this Sun and Moon Burning Shadows Trainer box. It contains 8 booster packs and 45 energy cards, as well as 65 card sleeves and a box to keep everything organised. There’s also 6 dice, 1 coin flip die, and 2 markers. You’ll have everything you need to catch em all!
Be a hero like Spidey with this Rapid Reload Blaster! Featuring quick reload action so you can be ready for any danger! Just aim and shoot, eject the empty cartridge and reload to take down those super baddies that are trying to take over your city!
Feel like you’re in a galaxy far, far away with this Porg electronic plush. Inspired by the film The Last Jedi, this plush waddles and waves just like the character in the movie! It also makes authentic Porg sounds as it flaps and moves. Recreate your own Star Wars adventures this Christmas.
Strap up and wheel away with these heel wheels. Simply attach them to your shoes with the adjustable straps and away you go! Featuring LED lights and sparking action, you’ll be the owner of the coolest ride around. You’ll be the envy of everyone this Christmas 2017.
Everyone loves a hero, especially a mysterious one like Batman. And for Christmas 2017, give someone the Batmobile! Featuring smoke release, rotating weapons, room for an exclusive Batman figure and a camera in the cockpit for a drivers POV, you could truly feel like Batman with this collectible vehicle.
Bring your ideas to life with this 3D printer. Download over 5000 models with nine categories to choose from. There’s truly something for everyone, with toys to art pieces available to print and build in a 3D structure. Students can also get access to the online education program to help them include 3D printing within their education.
Cruise along with the world’s smartest self-balancing electric scooter. You can ride along with speeds of up to 8mph with a run time of 60 minutes of continuous use. This model has cool new features such as blue LED light display, indicators and fender bumpers.
Enjoy the fun of having a horse without owning one. Barbie comes with a DreamHorse, her highly interactive pet horse. It responds to sound and touch with more than 30 very realistic actions which makes it seem like a real horse! Feed it a bunch of carrots and watch it nuzzle into your hand as you pet it.
Start a Beyblade battle with this Epic Rivals Set. Complete with everything needed to start battling, kids can participate in epic battles this Christmas. With the ability to burst rivals tops in battle, it will be clear who wins each battle. The components included are interchangeable with other Burst tops meaning no battle will be the same.
Make Soggy Doggy your Christmas 2017 board game. Take turns to race around the board in an effort to give Soggy Doggy a bath. But be warned, he doesn’t like being wet for long! If he shakes and soaks you, back to the start you go. But if you make it around the bathtub, you win!
It’s time to pick your team! This Christmas, choose whether you’re Team Red or Team Blue with this Nerf Rival Nemesis gun. It’s fully motorised meaning you can experience precision and the joy of friendly competition as you go head to head with your friends and family.
Zooming straight from the show Voltron: Legendary Defender, this 14” figure is perfect for toy fans and collectors alike. Press his belt to activate over 15 sounds and phrases as well as the ability to “fire” lasers. His articulated limbs mean you can put him in any position, ideal for recreating scenes from the show.
Build the Star Destroyer this Christmas with a Lego building kit, made up of 1416 pieces! The top panels can open to reveal the highly detailed inside, including a working elevator, the bridge and passageway to the control room. The kit also contains 5 minifigures and 4 weapons.
Build 5 models from one kit with this 847 Lego toolbox. Each model is more challenging than the last, building your child’s confidence in building and coding. A free app is available to download onto a Kindle, meaning your child can code different behaviour to bring their robot to life.
Zoomer the Show Pony is an interactive pony who behaves just like a real one! Watch her trot and dance, brush her pink and white mane and feed her the special sugar cube when she’s been good. But beware…she may get a little hyper and treat you to her sugar dance!
Bring the action and thrill of Cars 3 into your house. This Florida Speedway is based on the one featured in the film. Featuring a booster so you can send your cars out with an extra vroom! It also comes with a Lightening McQueen car so you can start the action right away!
For Christmas 2017, give the gift of surfing…but on dry land! This board allows you to carve and cut as if you were riding a wave. With cutting edge design, this deck with a kick tail is mounted on two 360 degree caster wheels. Feel at one with the ocean while you’re cruising along the pavement!
Meet Chipper, the robotic dog. All he wants is a loving owner who he can please and make happy. Pet him like a real dog to get him to sniff, bark and even sneeze! Or use the control to make him sing, dance or chase his tail.
Read about Z and her fictional filmmaking adventures while playing with this 18” American Girl BeForever doll. She has poseable limbs and real hair that can be brushed and styled however you want. She even comes in the same outfit worn in the book. A must for any American Girl fan this Christmas.
With seven luxury rooms to decorate and soft accessories such as fluffy rugs and cushions included, you have everything you need to make your Shopkins mansion a real palace for your Shopkins to relax in. It also comes with Lil’ Shoppie Chandelia and 14 Petkins who are just waiting to settle in!
Build your very own Stormtrooper! It has highly articulated limbs meaning you can position him for any battle that may come his way. It also comes with a heavy blaster with a spring-loaded shooter and attachable ammo pouches. Switch it up to make a regular Stormtrooper with this 2 in 1 Lego kit.
Christmas 2017 won’t be complete without this Lego Batman Movie kit. Build the Batwing with an opening cockpit, adjustable wing to ensure a safe landing and room for the car included. It also comes with a Lego Batman, Robin and Harley Quinn. Keep Gotham City safe this Christmas!
Surely everyone wants a Minion for Christmas this year? And there’s none better than Turbo Dave who has over 140 sounds and phrases from Despicable Me. He’ll react to your hand gestures and shakes and has the ability for you to drive him around using an app you can download onto any smart device.
Give the gift of nostalgia this Christmas with this comeback. Elmo was one of the most sought-after toys of the 90’s and now he’s back! Press his tummy or squeeze his foot to make him laugh his famous laugh. If you tickle him harder, he begins to shake. What are you waiting for?
The ideal gift this Christmas for any BB-8 fan. Build your very own droid with this 1106 Lego kit featuring a rotating head and an opening hatch with a welding torch (obviously not functional!) Your BB-8 doesn’t roll but he’ll look great, with or without his display stand.
Hone your precision shooting with this Nerf Raptor Strike. The darts have been specifically designed for greater accuracy and this Raptor comes with 18 of them. Bolt blasting, extendable bi-pod and pop up sight have all been designed to help you aim and shoot your desired target.
Adventure Beach needs saving but they’re in good hands with this Paw Patrol Sea Patroller Vehicle. It can transform from a boat into a land vehicle with drop down wheels, and also has a moveable crane and cage, meaning the pups and Ryder can go on any rescue mission that comes their way!
With 3 modes of fire – single, burst and continuous – you have everything you need to be the best Nerf warrior there is! Featuring SwitchFire technology, you’ll never miss a trick as you’ll always be ready and waiting. The swivel handle will help you keep your shots steady and the 2 barrel shots improve your accuracy.
Be the hero you always knew you were and team up with Spidey, your new interactive superhero pal! Choose your identity and you’re ready to save your city. Barter in banter with Spiderman and become firm friends as you interact via the free app available to download! Now go and defeat those super villains!
Recreate your favourite scenes from the Lego Ninjago movie by building this Green Ninja Mech dragon. It includes a minifigures cockpit, swooshing tail, articulated snapping jaws and pop out thrusters. Get stuck into the action with the 4 minifigures and weapons also included in the kit.
Challenge young engineers and builders with this Meccano AI interactive robot. M.A.X is a curious robot who has infrared sensors, so he can navigate his way around without hitting anything. Program him to do just about anything from discussing favorite activates to telling jokes while improving STEM skills.
The perfect gift to give this Christmas for a movie mad Star Wars fan. A movie accurate Poe Dameron X-Wing helmet with a built-in microphone which replicates battle sounds and conversations with BB-8. The straps are adjustable to fit anyone and the retractable visor can give you the POV of Poe.
Suitable for all shapes and sizes, the Swagton is THE hoverboard for Christmas 2017. Put it through its paces and take it on all terrains, nothing is too much for this balance scooter. Connect with it via Bluetooth and blast out your favorite tunes to rock out to while your ride up to 12mph!
Give your child the opportunity to create their ideal best friend with the furReal Max who can be programmed and coded to anyone’s specifications. With a downloadable app, Max can be customised to give wanted reactions and responses as well as the sounds it makes and its colour also.
Become a member of Peppa Pig’s family this Christmas and play in their home. Enjoy the sights and sounds of Peppa’s house while listening to phrases from her TV show. It comes with 13 exclusive accessories so you can put your own stamp on her seven room, four floor house!
Decide whether you want to battle on the dark side or the good side of the force with this BladeBuilders Path of the Force lightsaber. It has connectable blue or red lights, so you can choose whether to fight for the Jedi’s or the Sith’s.
Give one of the most sought after gifts this Christmas with the SNES classic edition, looking like it’s jumped straight out of the 90’s. It’s smaller than its older self and comes fully loaded with 21 classic games, including some of the best 2 player games available like Super Mario or Street Fighter.
Groot is one of the most lovable movie characters and now you can own one yourself! He dances along to his own internal clips from the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 soundtrack or he can detect your own music or playlist and he’ll boogie along!
Pretend you’re a Stormtrooper of the First Order and arm yourself with the Nerf Deluxe Blaster. Glow in the dark darts means you’ll never lose one or miss where you’ve hit. And with a motorised blaster with the capability to shoot 12 darts, you’ll be the best Stormtrooper around!
Batbot Xtreme has wings, punching fists and a voice changer, making him the ultimate companion for your superhero. Featuring a voice changer, your children will have buckets of fun making themselves sound like Batman and saving Gotham from villains. Turn one of his Power Pads to reveal every superhero’s most needed vehicle…the Batcycle.
Sail off into the scenes of the Lego Ninjago Movie aboard Destiny’s Bounty. This ship has 3 levels, a double dragon figurehead, training dummy and weapons such as katanas and crossbows. It also comes with four minifigures who are just waiting to help bring your adventures to life.
Let your child be a part of the Paw Patrol by giving them this Lookout Tower. It has interactive lights which come straight out of the programme and just press a button to hear authentic sounds from their favourite characters. Use the rotating periscope to keep a watchful eye over Adventure Bay and keep it safe.
This Christmas, give your child their very own mobile phone. But with this VTech KidiBuzz, your kids can send texts, pictures and drawings to a pre-approved list of contacts set by you. This device has a 180 degree rotating camera so your child can discover their creativity and is kid safe with bumpers and a shatter proof screen.
Cuddles is the ultimate dream kitten! Behaving and sounding like a real cat, Cuddles comes with an adoption certificate to make the experience more realistic. It purrs when it’s happy and moves its tail like a real cat would. Your child will fall in love with Cuddles as soon as they set eyes on it.
Coming with 5 Lego minifigures, you can build a First Order Heavy Assault walker with this Lego building kit. Featuring posable legs and head, opening cockpit and opening ammo stores on the side, this is a great Christmas gift for toy lovers and toy collectors.
Bring your ideas to life and create and build your very own Droid! Easy enough to build without grown up supervision, kids can challenge themselves to build the most difficult Droid they can think up. Then link it up to the Droid Inventor app to teach your Droid new skills!
Every little girl needs a princess best friend to be their dance partner! Teach Belle your own choreography using the Dance Code app and then watch her perform it. Or just touch her necklace and dance along with her routine and choice of 7 songs. She also has over 1000 phrases she’ll share with you.
Learn with the help of Teddy Ruxpin. This magical and cuddly bear has over 40 animations and 2 modes of play, with or without the free Teddy Ruxpin app. Bring your new travel buddy wherever you go, He has 3 free stories to listen to and WiFi isn’t needed!
Give your little girl a heroine this Christmas with this Barbie as Wonder Woman doll. Inspired by the first live action Wonder Woman film, Barbie is dressed ready for battle. Featuring Diana’s armoured bracelets and the lasso of truth, Barbie is also highly articulated making her ready to defeat those villains!
Giving treasured memories is a great idea for a gift. But when you’re on a budget, it can be tricky finding something just right. These DIY mason jar lid photo magnets are ideal for giving your loved one a personalised gift without breaking the bank.
Jewelery always seems to become more expensive when Christmas time rolls around. However, with this DIY heart clasp bangle, you can give someone a thoughtful and unique gift that won’t be like anything they’ve ever received, and it didn’t cost you the earth to make.
Know someone with a sweet tooth? Make them this candy topiary tree and pile it high with their favorite treats! All you need is a terracotta pot, Styrofoam, paint, candy and a hot glue gun to create this masterpiece. A beautiful way to present a simple gift.
Kids love anything they can make a mess with…and as parents, we spend our lives trying to clean up and control that mess! Well with this DIY travel art kit, there won’t be any more loose markers in your car and you can stop them being bored on long journeys. Job done!
Hopscotch is a treasured childhood memory for many people. Give your own children that memory with this DIY hopscotch mat this Christmas. This mat can even be used inside for those cold and snowy winter days. Who knew you could turn fabric and hot glue into such a simple activity your children will love?
Children’s tipis are a gift we’d all like to give to our children for Christmas. But space and money constraints often mean that’s not possible. Use this DIY tutorial to make your own play tent, giving your kids their own space to play, read and incorporate into their day to day games.
Having trouble thinking up stocking fillers? Make this tiny pocket sized tic tac toe which may seem small but will give your kids hours of entertainment! Give it to them on long car journeys or to keep them amused in a restaurant while they wait for their food to arrive.
Babies look adorable in the fluffy hooded towels you can buy but what happens when they become too big for them? Now you can make toddler sized ones (or even bigger!) which are perfect for the beach, after swimming or just at home after a bath.
Display someone’s favorite Instagram snaps (filter and all!) by following this DIY tutorial to make these photo coasters. Costing less than $5 to make, this is such a thoughtful Christmas gift, but you haven’t had to spend loads to buy it. You’ll probably end up making some for yourself once you see how great these turn out!
Every child dreams of being a superhero. Give these DIY capes as a gift for Christmas 2017 and your child will have endless amounts of fun, creating their own comic book world to defeat the villains in. And best of all, your child can give you ideas on the design they’d like so they won’t be disappointed.
Who doesn’t want a sock monkey as a gift this Christmas? With this DIY tutorial, you can make these huggable monkeys and personalise them at a fraction of the cost if you were to buy them from a store. Make them in someone’s favorite colours or give them a certain scent…the possibilities are endless.
Gifts in a jar are absolutely adorable! Follow this tutorial and make a sewing kit in a jar to give to anyone you know who is crafty. Made from a glass jar and fabric, you can fill the jar with everything needed to create a mini project.
Introduce your children to the joys of tending to a garden. For Christmas 2017, make this DIY felt garden box and your kids can plant and replant fruit, vegetables and plants no matter the weather. Complete the gift with a mini watering can and let your children get green fingered this Christmas.
Follow this simple DIY tutorial to make your children their very own workbench. Add a drawer to hold nails and screws and hooks to display all the tools they’ll need to join in with any home improvements you make. Paint it their favorite colour and even add their name to give it that personalised touch.