Christmas 2023 Toys: Industry Experts Predict the Toy Topping Wishlists

As the festive season approaches, the thrill of selecting the perfect toys for the little ones intensifies. Industry experts anticipate a surge in demand for nostalgic 90s toys, adding an extra layer of magic to this Christmas. Whether you have your eye on LEGO sets, cuddly soft toys, or captivating games, our comprehensive guide is here to assist you in making this holiday season truly special.


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Top Picks by John Lewis: The Return of 90s Classics

John Lewis has divulged its expert predictions for this season's top toys, and it's a nostalgic trip with the return of 90s classics. From the beloved Furby to the iconic Barbie, these toys are poised to reignite the joy of Christmas past. The emphasis on imaginative play and storytelling ensures a diverse range of options for children of all interests.


John Lewis' Top 10 Predicted Bestsellers

To compile the ultimate top 10 list, John Lewis enlisted the help of a panel of kids aged five to 10. After months of meticulous sourcing and testing, these toys emerged as the cream of the crop:

  1. Gabby’s Dollhouse Girl Doll
  2. Barbie Convertible Doll Car
  3. Le Mieux Puppy, Cockapoo (Currently out of stock)
  4. Melissa & Doug Barber Role Play Set
  5. Hamleys Wooden Café Set
  6. Fisher-Price Mix and Learn Music Table
  7. Little Live Pets Mama Surprise
  8. Hasbro Furby
  9. Lego Holiday Main Street
  10. Scalextric John Lewis vs Waitrose Car Racing Set


Hamleys' Top 10 Bestseller Predictions

Hamleys, not to be outdone, presents its top 10 bestseller predictions for 2023. Expertly handpicked, this selection guarantees festive joy for kids of all ages:

  1. Barbie Pop Reveal Fruit Series
  2. LOL Magic Flyers
  3. TY Marvel 14” Squish-A-Boos
  4. Harry Potter Hamley Bears
  5. Beast Lab
  6. Hamleys Magic Moving Car
  7. Disney Winnie & Piglet’s Treehouse
  8. Hamleys Wooden Bus
  9. Paw Patrol Movie Skye Deluxe Vehicle
  10. Twister Air


Mattel's Barbie Extravaganza: Top 5 Predicted Bestsellers

Barbie enthusiasts, rejoice! Mattel unveils the top 5 Barbie toys expected to fly off the shelves this Christmas:

  1. Barbie Dream House
  2. Barbie Dream Boat
  3. Barbie Cutie Reveal
  4. Barbie Dream Camper
  5. Little People Barbie Dream Plane


    LEGO's Timeless Appeal: Top Picks for 2023

    World Of Kidz continues its reign as a perennial favourite. Our insights into LEGO's top 5 predictions offer endless building possibilities:

    1. The Enchanted Treehouse
    2. Fruit and Vegetable Tractor
    3. Beach Buggy Fun
    4. PEUGEOT 9X8 24H Le Mans Hybrid Hypercar (for adults)
    5. Millennium Falcon™ Holiday Diorama


    Last Year's Bestsellers and Adult Favourites

    For a trip down memory lane or a sophisticated build, consider last year's bestsellers:

    1.  LEGO Technic Monster Jam Megalodon
    2.  LEGO Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Jedi Starfighter
    3.  LEGO Minecraft The Nether Bastion
    4.  LEGO DOTS Big Message Board
    5.  LEGO DUPLO Wild Animals of South America
    6.  LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Peach Starter Course
    7.  LEGO Harry Potter Hogsmeade Village Visit
    8.  LEGO Marvel Iron Man Armory
    9.  LEGO Friends Andrea's Theatre School
    10.  LEGO City Express Passenger Train


    Stocking Fillers on a Budget: Argos' Affordable Top Toys

    Fay Williams, Head of Toy Buying at Argos, emphasises budget-friendly options, with half of the top toys priced under £30. Here's a sneak peek at Argos' festive recommendations.


    Amazon's Nostalgic Predictions: Top 10 Toys for 2023

    Amazon echoes the trend of 90s nostalgia, leading the way with its top 10 predicted bestsellers:

    1. Disney Platinum Limited Edition Mystery Capsule
    2. Asmodee Dobble card game
    3. Pokémon Trading Card Game Battle Academy
    4. Barbie Magical Ballerina Doll
    5. Hape Multi Musical Block Set
    6. L.O.L. Surprise! Magic Flyers
    7. Numberblocks Step Squad Mission Headquarters Deluxe Playset
    8. PLAYMOBIL City Action Fire Truck
    9. Furby Purple Interactive Toy Plush
    10. LEGO Star Wars Ghost & Phantom II Set


    Learning Through Play: Educational Toys for Christmas

    World Of Kidz insights into educational toys cater to a wide age range. From coding kits to fidget toys, these picks promise both fun and learning.

    Conclude your Christmas shopping with confidence armed with insights into the hottest toys of the season. Whether you're chasing the latest Barbie Dreamhouse or exploring educational delights, this guide ensures a joyful and stress-free festive season. Happy shopping!