What Are the Hot Toys for Christmas 2021? Don’t Miss These Top Predictions

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

September 14, 2021

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Santa and his helpers are already starting to get things ready up North which means before you know it, your little one will be writing their Santa letter. Many of the large toy retailers have already released new stock of expected popular toys. So here are the top predictions for Hot Toys for Christmas 2021 – the ‘Must Have’ list of toys that children will be desperate to get their hands on this Christmas!

Our best advice is not to wait until the last minute to do your Christmas toy shopping! As the season approaches it becomes increasingly difficult to find the toy you are after. We’ve either been that desperate parent searching high and low for that elusive toy or else we know another parent who has!

Hot Toys for Christmas 2021

This list will give you a heads-up on the hot toys for Christmas 2021, that are sure to be on children’s lists this year, and help you avoid the disappointment of finding it ‘sold out’ by leaving it too late.

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Barbie Dreamtopia Rainbow Magic Mermaid

Barbie Dreamtopia Rainbow Magic Mermaid

The Barbie Dreamtopia Rainbow Magic Mermaid doll features a neon-bright fantasy look with a tiara in her rainbow hair, a multi-colored tail and a bodice with sea-inspired accents.

Dip Barbie doll in warm water to see her hair, bodice and tail instantly transform to reveal a rainbow of pretty pastels or when you dip her in ice-cold water she will change back to her original neon-bright look.

Suitable for 3 to 7 year olds.

Buy it on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com.

Create Your Potato Head Family

Mr Potato Head Create Your Potato Head Family Toy

It’s a Potato Head celebration of families! The Create Your Potato Head Family toy includes lots of parts and pieces to customize potato families. With 45 accessories to mix and mash, your child can imagine different Potato Head families with up to 2 parents and 1 baby, complete with a plastic diaper accessory that looks like baked potato foil, and a butter and sour cream pacifier accessory.

Suitable for 2+.

Buy it on Amazon.com

Healthy Roots Doll – Zoe

Mr Potato Head Create Your Potato Head Family Toy

Zoe is the first Healthy Roots doll and she is far from average! Zoe learned to love her hair after she did the big chop with her mom. Together they learned step-by-step how to love every single one of her curls. Now she’s here to help your daughter learn to love hers. She is a beautiful black doll with naturally curly hair. Her washable and styleable hair is just like your hair!

Suitable for 2+.

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PAW Patrol True Metal Total City Rescue Playset

PAW Patrol True Metal Total City Rescue Playset

The PAW Patrol True Metal Total City Rescue Playset has a rotating launcher for multiple movie-inspired rescues. Recreate your favourite scenes from PAW Patrol: The Movie and save Adventure City. Burst through the obedience school’s wall, put out the fireworks at City Hall and capture Mayor Humdinger – the tower splits open, revealing the mayor in his underwear!

The Playset includes an exclusive 1:55 scale True Metal die-cast Marshall vehicle – a must-have for your PAW Patrol vehicles collection.

Adult assembly required.

Suitable for ages 3 and up.

Buy it on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com

Star Wars Galactic Snackin’ Grogu

Star Wars Galactic Snackin’ Grogu

This year’s Star Wars hot toy is The Galactic Snackin’ Grogu, a 9-inch tall animated toy comes with 4 interactive accessories (bowl with tentacles, cookie, shifter knob, and spoon) that, when placed in his hand, he will react to with animations and sound effects. It features motorized movements, including a head, ears, and arms that move, and eyes that open and close.

Pretend to feed Grogu (The Child) with the entertainment-inspired accessories and he will react to them with eating, yummy, or yucky sound effects. Galactic Snackin’ Grogu will let kids know when he wants to be picked up and held by reaching up with both arms. Pat the toy’s head 3 times to activate a 2-handed Force animation, in which he will mimic channeling the Force, inspired by scenes from the Disney+ series The Mandalorian.

Suitable for ages 4+.

This toys is released 1st December 2021, pre-order it on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com

Space Jam “Lebron James” Shoot + Dunk Playset

Space Jam Lebron James Shoot + Dunk Playset

Bring all the on-court action from Space Jam: A New Legacy into your home with the Super Shoot & Dunk Lebron James Figure. Now you can join LeBron James on the court and recreate some of his most famous moves, including his signature slam Dunk.

Place the ball into his hand and launch him into the air from his Launcher then see him slam dunk the ball right through the hoop! Load the Basketball into the hand of the LeBron James Action Figure, pull his arm back and shoot. The Super Shoot & Dunk LeBron James figure includes a Hoop with a scoreboard so you can keep score when you take on your friends in the ultimate game of Basketball.

Suitable for ages 4+

Buy it on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com

Melissa & Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set

Melissa & Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set

The Melissa and Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set is a 24-piece set with a plush dog and cat, pretend play vet medical equipment,and a tote bag for easy storage. The vet set with animals includes a stethoscope, thermometer, syringe, ear scope, tweezers, clamp, cast, bandages, “treatments,” “ointments,” and a reusable double-sided checklist for office visits.

Suitable for ages 3-6.

Buy it on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com

LOL Surprise Dance Dance Dance Doll

LOL Surprise Dance Dance Dance Doll

LOL OMG Surprise Dance Dance Dance OMG fashion doll and a black light to reveal additional glowing surprises! Remove the front panel of the package to reveal a surprise – the image of your doll moves and “dances” when you pull the tab, as if she’s dancing on TV.

Each doll is articulated for tons of dancer poses. Dress her in various fashions and fabulous accessories. Hands are removable for easy dressing for little girls. And the package becomes a reusable playset with the screen and dance floor.

Suitable for ages 4+

Buy it now on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com

LEGO Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter

LEGO Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter 75300

The new LEGO Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter 75300 features a brick-build version of the iconic missile-shooting Imperial TIE fighter from the classic Star Wars trilogy, with 3 characters.

The TIE Fighter features an opening LEGO minifigure cockpit and 2 spring-loaded shooters for action-packed role-play adventures with Star Wars minifigures: a TIE Fighter Pilot with a blaster pistol, a Stormtrooper with a blaster, plus NI-L8 Protocol Droid figure.

Suitable for ages 8+

Buy it now on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com

Nintendo Switch OLED Model

LEGO Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter 75300

Meet the newest member of the Nintendo Switch family, enhanced with a vibrant 7-inch, slim OLED screen, more stable online play, 64GB internal storage and new speakers.

Pick up and play with the Joy-Con controllers attached, flip out the stand for comfortable tabletop gameplay, or dock your Nintendo Switch to enjoy HD gaming on your TV.

The dock included with the Nintendo Switch OLED features 2 USB ports, an HDMI port to connect your TV and a new wired LAN port, for more stable online play in TV mode.

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LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Moment Portable Book Playsets

Hot toys for Christmas 2021 LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Moment Potions (1)

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Moment: Potions Class (76383) is a brick-built playbook that opens and unfolds to reveal the dungeon Potions classroom from the Harry Potter movies.

Kids lift the cover to enter Professor Snape’s Potions lesson. There is potion-making equipment to practice with – and a secret chamber to explore! – plus Draco Malfoy, Seamus Finnigan and Professor Snape minifigures, and a range of accessories.

This set is part of a series, including the Transfiguration Class (76382), Herbology Class (76384) and Charms Class (76385), which can connect to create a larger play area. Each opens to transport the child to a different Hogwarts classroom adventure and features a distinctively coloured cover decorated with a unique motif.

Suitable for ages 8+

Buy from Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.com

Purse Pets

hot toys 2021 purse pets

Express your style and bring your look to life with Purse Pets, interactive pets full of purse-onality! Choose from Glamicorn, Leoluxe or Fierce Fox, each of which responds to your touch, really blinks and has over 25 sounds and reactions.

When you’re on-the-go, your Purse Pet will blink and make sassy sounds as she interacts with you. Touch her forehead to make her purr or press and hold it and she’ll blow you a kiss! Unlock more ways to play by pressing the stylish metallic insignia. Find out your fashion fortune by asking your Purse Pet questions, and rock your runway look to music in runway ready mode!

Suitable for ages 5+

Buy from Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.com

Throw Throw Burrito

Throw Throw Burrito

The world’s first Dodgeball card game that takes just 15 minutes to play!

Clear some space because you’ve never played a party game quite like this. Collect matching sets of cards faster than your opponents while simultaneously ducking, dodging and throwing squishy airborne burritos. The cards you collect earn you points, but you lose points when you get hit by squishy burritos.

Suitable for ages 7+

Buy from Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.com

WowWee Got2Go Fairy Finder

Got2Glow Fairy Finder (1)

There’s always a fairy to find! Search for fairies in your bedroom, in the kitchen, outside in the garden, and even upside down! The fun of finding fairies never ends no matter where you are. Which fairies will fly onto your screen?!

Open the heart shaped lid on your Fairy Finder and watch a magical light show as a virtual fairy finds its home inside your jar. Increase your chances of collecting ultra-rare fairies by playing the mini game and bringing your jar to new locations. The more you play with your Fairy Finder, the more fairies you’ll catch!

With 30+ virtual fairies to find in each jar across 4 different levels of rarity, and 100+ fairies to collect in all, your days are going to fly by trying to catch them all. Missing any? Grow your collection by trading fairies with friends.

Bond with your fairies by saying hello, hugging, and feeding them. To say hello, open the heart shaped lid and talk to your fairy. You can even show how much you love your fairy by giving her a hug or a kiss!

While your Fairy Finder is fully functional offline, you can download the Find My Fairy app to view your entire collection and learn fun facts about every fairy you catch. Plus, keep an eye out for secret codes that will allow you to unlock new virtual fairies throughout the year!

Suitable for ages

Buy from Amazon.com

Jurassic World Legacy Collection Tyrannosaurus Rex Escape Pack

Jurassic World Legacy Collection Tyrannosaurus Rex Escape Pack

The Tyrannosaurus Rex Escape Pack with 2 figures, 1 vehicle and 1 accessory is based on the terrifying scene in Jurassic Park where the T. rex has Tim Murphy cornered in the Ford Explorer, and tears the roof off to get to him! The figures feature movable joints for pose and play action and the Explorer has rolling wheels and breakaway roof, so the set can make a dramatic display as well.

Suitable for ages 3+

Buy it now on Amazon.com

Gravitrax Starter Set Marble Run

Gravitrax Starter Set Marble Run

The Gravitrax Starter Set Marble Run includes 122 pieces and 9 ready-to-go track instructions to start creating your own tracks. Power the marbles with gravity-based elements in a race to the finish, customise and experiment with tricks and stunts to keep the marbles rolling faster and further. Educational and science play with 24 problem-solving building exercises, the ideal Christmas gift for creative, curious kids who love to build.

Suitable for ages 8+

Buy it now on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com

Disney Raya and the Last Dragon Land of Kumandra Set

Disney Raya and the Last Dragon Land of Kumandra Set

The Disney Raya and the Last Dragon Land of Kumandra Set includes 7 toys inspired by Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon movie: Raya doll, Sisu Human doll, 3 Ongis figures, Boun doll, and Sisu Dragon doll. Each Disney doll wears a movie-inspired outfit, and the Sisu Dragon toy has an articulated head and tail. The Boun doll includes his musical instrument, the Raya doll includes her sword, and the Sisu Human doll includes her jacket and satchel.

Suitable for ages 3+

Buy it now on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com

Hot Toys For Christmas 2021

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Published On: September 14th, 2021 / Categories: Lifestyle / Last Updated: October 18th, 2021 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Emily Manning

Emily is the coffee-loving Editor of MyKidsTime. Mum of one daughter and two naughty Tibetan Terriers, she is particularly partial to Curly Wurlys and unable to resist pretty stationery and new cookbooks. As an avid foodie and domestic goddess-wannabe, she is most likely to be found in the kitchen.

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