Official Top 12 Toys for Christmas 2010

After surveying all the online retailers in the UK these 12 toys have been officially named as the top selling toys in the run up to Christmas 2010. If you are stuck for ideas then picking a toy from this list will be sure to go down well with whoever is lucky enough to receive it.

There are lots of toys to chose from in lots of different categories in this Official Top 12 Toys for Christmas 2010 so whatever you pick it will be gratefully received.


As you can see it is a varied list covering all age ranges and interests so there should be a toy for your child somewhere in it. If you want to make sure there is only one Turkey this Christmas (the one on the dinner table) pick a popular toy from this 2010 Top Toys Chart!

Toy Story Jet Pack Buzz Lightyear

Toy Story Jet pack Buzz Lightyear, the famous character from Pixar’s Toy Story Collection is a replica of the cartoon hero. This lifelike toy performs a number of functions that will interest your kids and keep them occupied for hours playing with the toy. The toy, produced by Vivid Imaginations, is packed with an original Buzz voice that starts by sensing when you talk. There are over 65 recorded sayings pre-loaded in the toy, making every talking experience of the toy unique. The wings on Toy Story Talking Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger can be popped out while the wing tips can be lit up. And the level sensor located in the toy allows the child to know whether the toy is in a flying position or standing.

Toy Story Jet pack Buzz Lightyear is a unique toy that will appeal to any young kid who likes the cartoon. For kids aged over 4 years, this toy also has a flip up wrist communicator and body sensors as well as a retractable helmet. The multiple lights give a great look to the toy. On delivery, the box contains the Buzz Lightyear toy, 3 x AA batteries which are needed for the running of the toy, an instruction guide, a certificate of authenticity and spaceship package wings.


Lego City Fire Station

The Lego City Fire Station is the perfect toy for any hyperactive kid. Treat them with this toy on their birthday, Christmas or even as a sudden surprise to watch them spend hours putting together the Lego pieces and building a whole army that will save the city from a fire.

This Lego City Fire Station comes with 600 pieces, four mini firefighter figures and a number of cool accessories. Make you son put together the pieces to make a city of Lego blocks and use the fire truck to go around the city putting out fires. The set comes with all the equipment necessary, including a 7 x 17cm fire truck, a 43 x 22cm station, a fireman’s pole, a ladder which extends up to a height of 39cm and a number of other small pieces that make the game more interesting.

The Lego City Fire Station is a great set for young boys over the age of five years. You can now look forward to afternoons of peace while your children are busy building their own city to save. And at the price, you can be guaranteed that this is one gift your kids will enjoy for a very long time.



Dr Who Sonic Screwdriver

The Dr Who Sonic Screwdriver is you very own version of the eleventh Doctors Sonic Screwdriver. This metallic screwdriver is perfectly detailed, right down to the same size as the famous screwdriver used by Doctor Who on TV. So even though you may not be lucky to have a screwdriver that has all the same features as Doctor Who, you can have a screwdriver that looks just like his.

This Dr Who Sonic Screwdriver comes with three tips – large, medium and small that can be easily reversible. It also has lights and sounds exactly like those on the show, And to make it even more realistic, the sonic screwdriver can be extended from 7” to 8.25”. To make it a practical buy, the product comes with a pen nib on one side and a UV light on the other. This pen can be used for regular writing purposes while the UV light can be used to uncover secret messages that are written with the UV ink pen nib.

The Dr Who Sonic Screwdriver requires 3 AG13 button cell batteries to run. These batteries are included in the packed box. So now your kid can run around pretending to be the next Dr. Who.



Ben & Holly Little Castle Magical Playset

The Ben & Holly Little Castle Magical Playset will definitely take your children into a world of magic and mystery and keep them happy for a long time. This toy castle comes with six rooms and a number of features that will keep your kids occupied for hours.

The Ben & Holly Little Castle Magical Playset has been made very creatively, imitating the show to perfection. A treat for all children above three years of age, this set will give them the chance to have their own Ben and Holly figures in their room. Watch as they play with characters like Princess Holly and Ben Elf along with other toys like King Thistle, Queen Thistle, Nanny Plum and Gaston the Ladybird. And to make the figures seem more real, they have stands and can be turned at the waist.

The Ben & Holly Little Castle Magical Playset comes with a number of fun things – from a fridge door that can be opened to a royal bath with soapy bubbles. And thanks to the innovative magnetic wand provided, a simple swish of the wand will make the whole castle look as if it were cleared up. Besides this, your children can also enjoy the living room with two sofa sets, a kitchen and lots of other features.



The X Factor Karaoke Pack

The X Factor Karaoke Pack is perfect for parties, sleepovers and for any occasion where people want to have fun. This machine allows you to sing along with the music and test your vocal chords, ensuring that you have a great time wherever you are.

The X Factor Karaoke Pack, a product from FremantleMedia Limited and Simco Limited comes with two microphones, making the machine even more fun to use. This allows more than one person to sing, enabling people to get together for fun duets and harmonies. The Karaoke Pack comes packed with a number of features like mic volume controls as well as echo and auto voice options which let you get the best out of your machine. The LED lights make the Karaoke Machine look smart and exciting while the top loading mechanism gives you easy access to the discs. The machine also comes with 4 discs of loaded songs, letting you test your musical talents without having to buy any other CDs.

The X Factor Karaoke Pack is not only a great piece to have at home but it also makes the perfect gift for friends and family. Being easy to use, this machine can be operated by anyone above the age of 6, making it perfect for people of all ages.

There is currently ₤30 off The X-Factor Karaoke Pack so if you want to save some money make sure you pick one up quick!



Toy Story 3 – Lotso Huggin Bear

The Toy Story 3 Lotso Huggin Bear is the famous bear from the movie which has already captured a number of hearts. This cute, pink bear is soft and cuddly, making children fall in love with him. This teddy bear, the leader of all the toys at the day care centre in the movie, is the perfect replica of the character in the film. And to match the toy in the movie, Lotso has posable arms and legs which make him more huggable and the toy even smells of strawberry!

This Toy Story 3-Lotso Huggin Bear can be tickled on his feet and made to laugh as well as have his hand squeezed to hear different phrases. This toy has over 45 pre-recorded sayings, allowing your child to hear different phrases every time he plays with Lotso. It even has a sensor that makes it respond to your voice.

The Toy Story 3-Lotso Huggin Bear is suitable for children who are over 4 years and above. The toy measures 30cm in height and comes with 2 AA size batteries for trial purposes (these batteries may have to be replaced after a short while). The special edition package includes a certificate of authenticity along with the toy.


Mega Bloks Halo UNSC Rocket Warthog

The Mega Bloks Halo UNSC Rocket Warthog encourages young boys to use their imagination and take part in the construction of vehicles while having a great time. The Mega Bloks Halo UNSC Rocket Warthog allows you to take part in the Halo Wars. All you need to do is build a UNSC light-tank, anti-armour vehicle along with the Covenant rapid assault craft. These can be made from the 226 odd pieces supplied in the box. The Mega Bloks Halo Wars UNSC Rocket Warthog’s light vehicle has treads and 4 detailed working wheels along with all-new arctic white blocks that can be used for sub-zero camouflage while the Covenant vehicle comes with a sturdy build as part of its new design.

This Mega Bloks Halo Wars UNSC Rocket Warthog includes two UNSC Spartan-II soldiers that are armed with pistols. During the game, these soldiers drive the vehicle against the Covenant Elite pilot who is armed with a plasma energy sword.

The Mega Bloks Halo UNSC Rocket Warthog is a fun-filled game that includes strategies and also gets your kids used to simple construction and building of toys. A game meant for kids who are 8 years plus, watch them as they come up with new ideas and bring their toys to life during the game.


Air Hogs Vectron Wave

The Air Hogs Vectron Wave in Red and Black uses state of the art technology to give your child the time of their life! Targeted at young boys, the Air Hog Vectron Wave is an awesome flying toy that flies at a fixed height from the ground. This toy is controlled by using simple hand motions to move it around. The toy hovers just above your hands, letting you guide it around the room with easy. You can also bounce it or throw it, using different hand gestures or use the attachable handle for throwing.

This Air Hogs Vectron Wave by Spinmaster uses infra red sensors that put together the latest infra red technology with fun. The unit also has a special charging unit and an emergency shut down button that stops the toys’ flight immediately. Besides this, the propeller has a safety feature that makes the toy stop when there is anything that interferes with it while in flight.

The Air Hogs Vectron Wave comes in Red and Black as well as in Yellow and Black. A game for kids who are 8 and above, this game has proven to be more popular with boys. However, it is advised that it is not very suitable to play with the Vectron Wave outdoors.


Moon Dough Barn

The Moon Dough Barn is the ideal game for creative kids who like moulding and playing around with different shapes and toys. This new game from Spinmaster comes with a farm and three different colours of dough. The Moon Dough, made by the same makers of Moon Sand, is a light and fluffy dough that does not dry up and can easily be moulded and re-moulded into different shapes. The dough doesn’t harden onto carpets and floors, making it easy to clean.

This Moon Dough Barn includes a farmyard playing mat along with two hand moulds that allow you to form hay bales and fences to decorate the farm. A special feature in this play set is the Barn Moulder, where you can simply drop in pieces of dough, turn the handle and watch as a farm animal magically appears. Watch the Moon Dough mould into sheep, cows, horses and even chickens! The game set even provides a stable for you to keep your animals in.

The Moon Dough Barn is an easy-to-use game for children above 3 years of age. Watch as they show their creative side as they play around with colourful dough and mould it into different animals.


Bakugan 7 In 1 Maxus Dragonoid

The Bakugan 7 in 1 Maxus Dragonoid is the ultimate toy for any young boy who wants to battle his way through monsters and get lost in a world of fantasy. The Bakugan series follows the story of a character called Dan, who, along with his friends, fights the Bakugan monsters. The fight starts off by trying to save a parallel universe called Vestoria, but ultimately becomes a battle to save Earth as well as the rest of the universe from destruction.

The Bakugan 7 in 1 Maxus Dragonoid takes kids into a a different universe, allowing them to battle for their lives and enjoy themselves. This Bakugan set contains 6 exclusive trap pieces (the Grakas Hound, the Dark Hound, Grafias, Brachium, Spitarm and SpyderFencer). Along with that, one Neo Dragonoid Bakugan marble is provided which, together with the trap pieces, can be rolled or thrown onto the Bakugan cards in order to unleash their powers. The traps and marble can also be put together to form a huge Maxus Dragonoid monster. A metal gate card and an ability card are provided for the Maxus Dragonoid monster.

This Bakugan 7 in 1 Maxus Dragonoid proves to be a great addition to the rest of the Bakugan games.


Dave The Funky Shoulder Monkey

Dave the Funky Shoulder Monkey is the perfect pet toy for any kid who dreams of having a pet monkey or even simply any pet. This electronic monkey remarkably resembles a real monkey and is often confused to be one. It is relatively small, around 20cm in height and can be rested on your child’s shoulder with ease. This monkey looks similar to a squirrel monkey with black fur and a white face. Its cheeky face peeks out from behind its fur amusing adults and children alike.

Dave the Funky Shoulder Monkey has very life like expressions. With 33 different actions that have been preloaded in this toy, the monkey’s reactions are almost always unique thanks to a vast variety of combinations of these actions. And it can all be controlled by a simple remote control device. Along with this, the monkey also makes gestures with his hands and mouth when he is sleeping.

Dave the Funky Shoulder Monkey is distributed by Wow! Stuff, a company well known for manufacturing various toys, gifts and gadgets. And if that’s not enough of a reason to buy the toy, it is stated to take a place in Hamley’s Christmas List this year. So don’t wait for it to be sold out during the holiday season, order one right away.



Kung Zhu Battle Hamster – Special Forces Stonewall

Kung Zhu Battle Hamster – Special Forces Stonewall is the new range of toys from Cepia. Remember the Zhu Zhu fever that had hit the shops last year? Well, this time around, Cepia has decided to widen its range and bring in a number of new characters and toys for your kids. This range of Zhu Zhu’s is designed to be battle hamsters from the military. Made especially to appeal to young boys, these toys look like normal Zhu Zhu’s at first, daring around and squeaking in new environments. But after they are sent through a training process called the “Tablet of Zhu”, these hamsters then become Ninja Warriors that battle against each other.

The Kung Zhu Battle Hamster – Special Forces Stonewall range features different levels of motorized hamsters like the Special Forces, Skull Tribe Battle Hamsters and the Ninja Warriors and Rangers. Each toy comes along with different battle gear and vehicles. They also have their own training arena. The new range is targeted mainly at young boys who are over the age of three years. You can be sure that this holiday season is going to be taken by storm with this new range of motorized hamsters. So order a Kung Zhu Battle Hamster – Special Forces Stonewall now to get a get a great deal and let your little boy have a good time.



Ben 10 Alien Disc Ultimatrix

The Ben 10 Alien Disc Ultimatrix is the latest toy in the market for all the Ben 10 fans. This latest version of the Ben 10 Alien Disc Ultamatrix is likely to be the most popular of the entire Ultamatrix series (there are a number of other Ultimatrix toys). The launch of this product has be fixed to coincide with the release of the new Ben 10 Ultimate Alien series on TV.

The Ben 10 Alien Disc Ultimatrix, in simple words, is an Omnitrix-style toy which can be worn on your child’s wrist. A slot is provided for you to fit in a disc-shaped hero. After you activate the toy, this hero then pops up in a 3D format, bringing the Ben 10 hero to life in front of your child’s eyes.

The Ben 10 Alien Disc Ultimatrix also has a website which is easy to go through and will provide you with all the information you need about the specifications of the toy and what you can do with it. Purchasing the toy online is very easy and you can be assured quick delivery right to your doorstep. So if you’re wondering what to gift your kid on their birthday, or even if you want to pick out a gift for someone else’s kid, simply order one of these toys and watch them have a blast.



Barbie Video Girl Doll

The Barbie Video Girl Doll is the perfect toy for all those little girls who wonder what it is like to be Barbie. Now you can give them a chance to do just that and let them see the world through the eyes of the Barbie Video Girl Doll. This doll is for ages 6 plus and with a little help from an adult for the installation, your little girl will find herself a new toy.

The Barbie Video Girl Doll comes with a camera lens that is fitted into the necklace. At the back of the doll is a video screen. The controls, also positioned at the back of the doll near the screen, include a camera button that allows you to start and stop recording, a play button which gives you instant viewing of your video and a button in the same of a trash can which controls the deleting function. When you start recording, the camera in the front captures all the movements around, making it seem like you are looking through Barbie’s eyes.

The Barbie Video Doll Girl comes in a blister package which is easy to open. A battery area is provided at the thigh area of the Barbie, which fits four AAA batteries (not included in the package). There is also a USB plug-in cord included with the Barbie.



VTech Kidizoom Video Camera

VTech Kidizoom Video Camera allows your children to experience the feeling of photography and video recording at a very young age. This product, made by VTech, is a neat little piece of equipment that is very easy to use and provides your kids with decent video clips and photos. The VTech Kidizoom Video Camera is also made with very tough material, making it safe for children and you don’t need to worry about them having to handle the toy with care.

The VTech Kidizoom Video Camera has a 2.0 megapixel camera along with a 1.8inch TFT colour screen. A 4x digital zoom and 256MB internal memory space have also been provided in the camera. If you want more space, you can also attach an SD card to expand your camera’s memory (this is sold separately). Besides these basic features, the video camera also allows children to design and edit their videos, providing them with different borders, stamps and various animation tools. There are a number of easy editing options as well. The VTech Kidizoom Video Camera also includes RV and PC connections. So you can now allow your child to be creative and encourage them to start getting into the world of photography even at a tender age of 4 without having to worry about taking care of any equipment or of them!



Paper Jamz Guitar Instant Rockstar

Paper Jamz Guitar Instant Rockstar is the ideal toy for anyone who dreams of being a famous musician. This guitar, equipped with various modes and styles of playing allows you to experiment with different songs and chords according to the kind of music you want to play. Affordable and easy to use, the Paper Jamz Guitar Instant Rockstar, thanks to Active Graphics Technology, has a unique blend of technology that allows you to play by simply touching the paper surface of the guitar.

Paper Jamz Guitar Instant Rockstar has been invented by Wow Wee. There are three modes of playing this instrument. The first mode, Perfect Play, has three built in licensed songs and lets you to play them like a pro. The second mode, Rhythm mode, makes you control the rhythm of the song and the third mode, Freestyle, lets you play chords and basically whatever you want to on the guitar. The guitar comes with a built in speaker and volume control option and also has a line-out jack which allows you to connect any external device like a speaker or earphones if you want to (though these accessories are not included with the toy). So carry your Paper Jamz Guitar Instant Rockstar around with ease and have fun!



Matchbox Stinky the Garbage Truck

Matchbox Stinky the Garbage Truck is the perfect gift for your little one on any occasion. This toy, brought to you by Mattel, does a number of activities with just one push. Watch as he talks, dances, sings, exercises and cracks jokes, keeping your kids occupied and amused for hours. The sensors located in the truck make Matchbox Stinky the Garbage Truck respond with a simple push, bringing him to life and making sure that your children have a smile on their faces.

Matchbox Stinky the Garbage Truck includes a Sound Activation Motion along with a Sensor Direction, a Sensor Container and a Sensor Belly. Besides this, the truck also has Sensor Speakers and Motorized Movement. This toy is ideal for kids to enjoy themselves and develop their interaction skills with other kids. Matchbox Stinky the Garbage Truck acts like it has a mind of its own, letting your child know when it is hungry and keeping them guessing what will come next with its vast range of sounds and phrases. A perfect companion for any young child, this truck is a freewheeling garbage truck, allowing the kid to push it around with him wherever he goes. The truck is also equipped with three AG13 batteries that are included in the pack.