Top Christmas toys for 2024 chosen by kids

The top Christmas toys for 2024 including Hot Wheels, Barbie, Playmobil, LEGO and more

A collage of the best Christmas toys
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We've updated this article by price-checking all the toys featured, amending prices where necessary, removing items that were out of stock, and replacing them with alternative toy recommendations. 

If you're looking for the top Christmas toys so you can buy a winner of a pressie for your child, nieces, nephews or friends' kids, then you've come to the right place. 

We've analysed the retailer trends to bring you a definitive list of the top Christmas toys for 2024, to take the hassle out of your Christmas shopping and help you avoid overspending on something that may find itself in the regifting pile before New Year's Eve.

This is supported by child development expert Dr. Amanda Gummer, who says: "I talk to a lot of parents, and time and again I hear that parents panic at the last minute and over-spend in haste when choosing what to buy from the top Christmas toys."

To avoid falling into that trap, check out this list of the toys worth your money this festive season, as chosen by shopping expert and parenting specialist, Heidi Scrimgeour.

Top Christmas toys 2024: at-a-glance

  1. Mattel Barbie The Movie Doll -  £44.99, Amazon 
  2. Playmobil Space Mars Mission Station - £61.97, Amazon 
  3. DOG-E 1691 MINTiD Robotic Dog - £59.99, Amazon
  4. Little Live Pets Cutie Cuts Lil Snippers - £19.99, Amazon
  5. Hot Wheels T-Rex Chomp Down Track Set  - £37.32, Amazon 
  6. Melissa & Doug Jet Pilot Interactive Dashboard - £99.41, Amazon
  7. LEGO Gabby's Dollhouse Toy Playset - £69.99, Lego
  8. ZURU Smashers Dino Island T-Rex Battles - £35.19, Amazon
  9. Xootz Kids Bubble Go Foldable Scooter - £39.91, Amazon
  10. LEGO Star Wars Ahsoka Tano's T-6 Jedi Shuttle Set - £64.99, LEGO
  11. Cookeez Makery Oven - £29.99, Amazon
  12. Magic Mixies Pixlings - £12.99 Amazon 
  13. Hapello Toy Air Fryer - £14, Asda
  14. Jabadabado Wooden Market Stall - £117, Kidly 
  15. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pizza Delivery Van - £39.99, The Entertainer
  16. boppi 10 in 1 Toddler Jigsaws - £13.99, Amazon
  17. Sesame Street 53426 Elmo Slide Plush - £50, Argos
  18. Squishmallows 12" Bevin the Pink and Blue Cotton Candy Plush - £20.97, Amazon
  19. L.O.L. Surprise Magic Flyers Flutter Star Doll - £29.59, John Lewis
  20. Furby - £54.99, Amazon
  21. LEGO Monster Jam™ Megalodon™ - £21.20, Amazon

Top Christmas toys 2024

In a hurry to get this year's most popular toys crossed off your shopping list? Here's our pick of the top toys for Christmas 2024: