It’s the time of year when youngsters will be putting together their wish lists ready to send off to Santa in time for Christmas.
So that parents can be well prepared for what may be coming down the chimney, we’ve drawn up a list of top ten toys that we predict will be appearing high on those letters to Santa.
This year it’s a mixture of toys inspired by technology, traditional arts and crafts, and blockbuster spin-offs that feature high on the list of favourites for Christmas 2014.
Toys inspired by the blockbuster Disney animation Frozen look set to appear alongside old favourites like LEGO and this year’s big craze, Loom Bands.
With a helping hand from the elves at Smyths Toys Superstores, we’ve compiled our Top Ten list of ‘most wanted’ for Christmas 2014:
My Friend Cayla – Cayla syncs to a smart device via Bluetooth and is assisted by Google’s speech-to-text technology.
Cayla will recognise your child’s question, search the internet for the answer then ‘speak’ the answers back. Don’t worry, she uses SafeSearch techonology to block any unsuitable feedback.My Friend Cayla Doll RRP Â£59.99.
Little Live Pets Bird Cage – A home for your very own pet bird to sit and swing. Your pet bird responds to touch by singing, chirping and tweeting.little live pets bird cage RRP Â£19.99.
LEGO City Arctic Base Camp – Head out into the wilds and set up this high-tech LEGO city base camp to explore the secrets of the ice.LEGO City Arctic Base Camp RRP Â£49.99.
Loom Bands – Bands are the latest must have accessory where youngsters have fun turning colourful elastic bands into friendship bracelets, pendants and rings. Upwards from Â£1. Twister set loom bands twisters RRP Â£3.99.
Anna’s Frozen Adventure Sleigh Set – Disney’s blockbuster Frozen is set to Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey to find her sister Elsa, when the kingdom of Arendelle is trapped in an eternal winter.
With a snowman named Olaf by her side, Anna battles the elements in a race to save the kingdom.Anna’s Disney Frozen Adventure Sleigh Set RRP Â£49.99.
Razor Crazy Cart – The most talked-about electric ride-on with some people calling it a ‘real-life Mario Kart’.razor crazy cart RRP Â£399.99.
Doc McStuffins Get Better Talking Doc Mobile Clinic – Everything a young one needs for on-the-go care.Doc McStuffins Get Better Talking Doc RRP Â£57.99.
Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack – The sequel to 2013’s smash hit, Skylanders: SWAP Force, Skylanders Trap Team sees players enter the latest chapter of the Skylanders story with a new group of heroes.Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack Wii RRP Â£49.99.
Boomer – The most techonologically advanced robot dinosaur sees him chased, chomp, guard and roar!Zoomer Dino Boomer The Robotic Dinosaur RRP Â£59.99.
Chatsters Gabby – Gabby, your interactive BFF (best forever friend) that chats, dances and plays with all her accessories.chatsters gabby RRP Â£59.99.