The top 10 toys and games on every child’s Christmas list

Santa might get all the credit, but we all know who makes their Christmas wishes come true.

This year, our buyers selected toys that will not only make your little ones beam with joy as they unwrap their presents on Christmas morning – almost makes the 5am wake-up call worth it - but will delight the whole family for generations to come.

From Harry Potter-themed LEGO that creates a challenge for one or more master builders and charming Furby’s (yes the 90s’ favourite fur balls are back) to the musical Hape Magic Touch Piano, these are the gifts that even grownups will love having in the house.

Explore the edit below of our top Christmas gift that will keep their attention and create lasting family memories.

Below our Assistant Buyer, Emma, takes you through the top 10 toys of 2023.

Lego – Walt Disney Tribute Camera

As part of the 2023 celebration of Disney’s 100th birthday, enjoy building this collectable tribute to Walt Disney. The set has a film strip with 20 historic stills and 3 printed screens of Disney’s The Old Mill short.

Lego – Expecto Patronum

The Expecto Patronum set from Lego features a dual build design so you can choose whether to build the magical stag or protector wolf. The set wouldn’t be complete without a Harry Potter mini-figure.

Hasbro – Furby

Furby is back! This happy furry creature has five voice-activated modes, over 600 phrases as well as jokes and songs. Furby is sure to become a firm favourite in your family.


Dog-E is a very special robot dog that everyone will love. Each one has its own unique personality, sounds and lights meaning that no two are ever the same. Make sure you feed your pup, give it love and play with it to bring out even more of its characteristics.

Jellycat Hot Chocolate

The Jellycat Amuseable Hot Chocolate is an adorable mug of scarletfur, embroidered stars and kicking cord boots, as well as fluffy cocoa, a quiff of cream and stitched chocolate sprinkles. A festive must-have for all Jellycat fans.

Le Mieux– Popcorn

Pony Popcorn is a very special beautiful Palomino show horse with a longmane and tail for plaiting, brushable fur and big brown eyes.He comes complete with his own horse box which can be turned inside out to become a luxury stable.

Hape – Magic Touch Piano

Magic Touch Piano designed in collaboration with Baby Einstein is designed to unleash your child’s creative side. The piano includes sheets of music and different songs for your child to play along with.

Simbrix - Maker Studio Set

A great starter set for all arts & crafts fans to create their own unique designs including over 4,000 brix plus the maker studio, Simstix and the Maker Studio. Instructions and templates are included or you can let your imagination run wild.

A Really Short History Of Nearly Everything Book

Written by bestseller author Bill Bryson, A Really Short History Of Nearly Everything is a beautifully illustrated adapted version of A Short History Of Nearly Everything. It talks through the history of time, and the dawn of the dinosaurs and helps children to uncover some of the mysteries of time, space and life on earth. Suitable for ages 8and above – parents and grandparents included.

National Geographic - Earth Science Activity Kit

This exciting and interactive kit includes 15 experiments including growing crystals, and building an erupting volcano and a water volcano. All are designed to entertain every budding young scientist.