Must-have toys for Christmas from the biggest sellers

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edited Jun 10, 2019 6:07PM in Article comments

imageMust-have toys for Christmas from the biggest sellers

LOL Surprise Glamper, Walking Buzz Lightyear, Kindi Kids Toddler dolls, Owleez and the LEGO Harry Potter Knight Bus have all been tipped as some of the must-haves for Christmas by retailers such as Argos and toy experts at the Toy Fair. Our toy testers pick the best of the bunch...

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  • I think it's a real shame that the majority of these are plastic. Should we not be shifting away from plastic toys in favour of more sustainable materials? There are lots of lovely toys available made from wood or bamboo, hardly any of these are on this list. What will happen to all of the above toys when they are not the 'in' thing any more? Landfill I guess and replaced by more plastic tat.
  • Thanks for your comment, emmamac1979. We think a lot of parents would agree with you about looking for more sustainable toys. This particular article is about the toys retailers are recommending as must-buys for Christmas 2019, so we obviously need to stick to the pick of their recommendations here – but we are mindful that many parents might want to steer clear of plastic toys and have other articles on the best wooden toys (, for example, and even a selection of the best eco/sustainable toys ( )
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  • Whilst natural products are favourable they cannot always be appropriately stabilised and in some cases can splinter and peel i.e paint.
    Plastic can at least be sterile and unwanted toys donated to schools and hospitals.
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