These Are the Hot Toys for Christmas 2023!

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

August 29, 2023

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

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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 2023 – 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!

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Top Toys for Christmas 2023

From board games and LEGO to dolls, action figures and STEAM toys that will get the creative juices flowing, we’ve rounded up a mix of fantastic gifts for all ages at a variety of price points.

Barbie Dream House

Hot toys for Christmas 2023

Barbie dolls and accessories are always a popular choice. This year with the release of the new Barbie movie, it’s predicted that Barbie dolls and play sets will be even more popular.

Top of the list from Mattel is the all new Barbie Dream House. Featuring 3 storeys, a slide from the top, pet elevator and puppy play areas!

Melissa and Doug Pretend Barber  Play Set

The Melissa and Doug pretend Barber Play Set is set to be a top choice for many this year.

The set contains everything you need for an afternoon of imaginative play (pretend) trimming and cutting hair and beards!

Bitzee Interactive Digital Toy Pet and Case

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The Bitzee Interactive Digital Pet Toy is a virtual pet that you can touch and feel!

Each pod comes with 15 virtual Bitzee pets that need your love and care. Each Bitzee starts as a baby and as you feed them, play with and give them love, watch them transform into a super Bitzee!

Gabby’s Purrfect Dollhouse

Gabby's Purrfect Dollhouse for hot toys for Christmas 2023

Standing at over 61cm tall, Gabby’s Purrfect Dollhouse is packed full of exciting features to find, including a Dollhouse Delivery tower, working Cat-A-Vator, sounds and so much more.

With a Gabby Girl collectible figure, Pandy Paws figure, furniture for each room, three accessories and two Dollhouse Deliveries, you can get right to the fun straight out of the box.

Just like in the show, drop a delivery in the tower and press the button to retrieve it – unbox it to find a surprise accessory inside. With so many rooms and surprises to discover, play out endless adventures with Gabby and her best pal, Pandy Paws.

Also set to be popular is the Gabby Girl Toy, which stands at 8 inches tall and has removable cat ears!

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Hasbro Furby Interactive Toy

Hot toys for Christmas 2023

The Hasbro Furby interactive toy is predicted to be a top toy hit with boys and girls this Christmas.

They come in a range of colours and want to be your child’s best friend! They can move, talk, sing, glow and react to your child’s voice.

Your Furby can answer up to 600 questions and your child can unlock 5 game modes. It doesn’t connect to the internet but once 2 Furbys are together, they can interact with each other, making them the perfect gift for best friends.

Barbie Extra with Pink Fluffy Jacket

Kids can explore Barbie’s daring fashion statements with the Barbie Extra Doll, her adorable pet unicorn-pig and 15 accessories that let children create unique looks.

The Barbie Extra dolls blend bright colours with trendy fashions, making big statements! Each Barbie doll rocks a unique playful style, and each doll toy comes with an adorable pet full of personality!

Also set to be popular this year are the Barbie Movie Dolls including Ken, Margot Robbie as Barbie, Gloria and the President Barbie collectible.

Fisher Price Mix and Learn DJ Table

Hot toys for Christmas 2023

Suitable for babies and toddlers up to 36 months, the Fisher Price Mix and Learn DJ Table encourages interactive play to stimulate the senses and improve fine motor skills.

The activity table has 100+ songs and phrases to learn, a piano keyboard, lights and 3 smart stages of learning. You can record and play back messages and teach your baby about colours, shapes, numbers and more.

LEGO Christmas Holiday Main Street

Lego Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

With over 1500 pieces, the LEGO Christmas Holiday Main Street set is suitable for children aged 8+.

Recreate your very own Christmas street at home with a toy store, music store, a streetcar, postbox, town clock, Christmas tree and mini figures to populate the street.

It’s Bananas! The Monkey Tail Game

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

It’s Bananas (aka The Monkey Tail) Game will add laughs to any gathering! Suitable for ages 6+ you just need 2 players to get the game started.

With over 250 million views on TikTok, order yours now as this family game is tipped to be on all Christmas wish lists this year.

Barbie Cutie Reveal

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

Another Barbie item for the top 20 list is the Barbie Cutie Reveal Doll.

Each one reveals 10 surprises in one package which include accessories and a pet. With colour changing surprises and twinkle-shine face details. The Barbie Reveal doll is especially great for kids aged 3 to 7 years who love surprises!

LEGO Super Mario 64 Question Mark Block

LEGO Super Mario 64 Question Mark Block

Recapture the magic of Super Mario 64 with this buildable LEGO Super Mario Question Mark Block – a 2,064-piece collectible set that LEGO and gaming fans will love.

Open the block to reveal 4 detailed Super Mario 64 levels: Peach’s Castle, Bob-omb Battlefield, Cool, Cool Mountain and Lethal Lava Land. Includes 10 LEGO Super Mario microfigures, including Mario, Yoshi, Princess Peach, and King Bob-omb.

For interactive play, add the LEGO Mario or LEGO Luigi figure (sold separately) and collect 10 hidden Power Stars to reveal secret reactions and more.

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Polly Pocket Pollyville Resort Rollaway

Hot toys for Christmas 2023

The Polly Pocket Pollyville Resort Rollaway doubles as a playset and storage unit. It comes with 4 Polly Pocket dolls, 25+ accessories and 3 floors for hours of imaginative play fun.

Once your child has finished playing, everything can be packed into the hand rollaway case and stored for next time.

Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Ultimate Ice Cream Truck

Play Doh Ultimate Ice Cream Truck for top christmas toys 2022

Give kids a big place to explore their imaginations with this 3-foot-tall Play Doh Ultimate Ice Cream Truck. Hear classic ice cream truck jingles and cash register sounds to make kids feel like they’re really running their own business.

Make Play-Doh ice cream treats with the soft serve machine and scooping station, decorate with the sprinkle maker, tools and moulds, and check out customers at the register. They can also use the scoop to make pretend hard ice cream.

Spark creativity with the cones, dishes, stampers, moulds and other Play-Doh tools plus 12 classic modelling compound colours such as brown, blue, green, pink, and white.

Mr Beast Chocolate Bars and Merchandise

Hot toys for Christmas 2023 Mr Beast

The Mr Beast Feastable chocolate bars are set to be a top seller for Christmas 2023. Closely followed by the Youtube Gamers clothing range.

The range includes hoodies, pyjamas, t-shirts and tracksuits and are suitable for boys, girls, men and women.

VTech KidiZoom PrintCam

VTech Kiddizoom PrintCam for top toys christmas 2022

Take a photo and print it instantly with the VTech KidiZoom PrintCam. The flip-up lens allows for easy selfies too. The camera is jam-packed with fun features like special photo effects, stamps and borders, 3 games, panoramic prints and comic strip maker.

You can also turn your photos into line drawings to colour. Kids can also use the print shop to print games, design and print your own cards, pretend money, accessories and more.

GraviTrax Starter Set Marble Run

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

The GraviTrax Marble Run starter pack includes 122 pieces and 9 ready-to-go track instructions. This STEM track system is powered by magnets, gravity and kinetic energy – just build your track and set the Gravity Spheres rolling.

Create your own routes and crazy trick shots. If the Gravity Spheres stop or fly off before reaching the target, put your problem solving skills to the test and try something new.

No batteries required. Suitable for those aged 8 years+ and all GraviTrax Pro products are compatible giving you endless possibilities for design and construction.


Squishmallows hot toys for Christmas 2023

Children will be looking to grow their Squishmallow collection this Christmas and the Emerald Galaxy Seahorse is proving to be a top toy for Christmas 2023.

Lite Brite Stranger Things Special Edition

Lite Brite Stranger Things for top christmas toys 2022

Your favourite retro toy teams up with Stranger Things! Create art with light with this high-definition Stranger Things Special Edition Demogorgon Hunters Lite-Brite set in retro packaging for fans 14+ to collect and display.

Also includes, Stranger Things stickers to customise your unit frame and a branded pouch to carry and store your pegs in.

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Le Mieux Toy Puppy, Chester the Cockapoo

Hot toys for Christmas 2023

This unique handmade toy puppy comes with a reversible kennel that turns into a puppy park!

If you are not quite ready for the real thing, this adorable Cockapoo ‘Chester’ is the perfect way to introduce a pet into your home.

Available from Le Mieux and other stockists from early September 2023

Fisher-Price Meditation Mouse

Fisher Price Meditation mouse for top christmas toys 2022

Help your little one to unwind during the day and prepare for a night of peaceful sleep with the Fisher-Price Meditation Mouse plush toy. This soft mouse toy comes in an adorable design, featuring a variety of soft and satiny textures, an embroidered face and super cute pyjamas.

This Fisher-Price plush toy features a glowing belly light that can help to calm and comfort your baby, sending infants drifting off to sleep so that they can have happy dreams.

The Meditation Mouse plush toy features three calming modes to choose from, including a daytime relaxation session, a nighttime soothing sounds mode, and a 3-part bedtime wind-down exercise.

LEGO Technic Monster Jam Megalodon

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

This LEGO Technic buildable model transforms from a Monster Truck into a low rider race car. With a pull-back action you can set your truck in motion for fast-paced play.

The perfect fun introduction to engineering for kids aged 7+ each set has 260 pieces including shark teeth and fins!

Little Live Pets Mama Surprise Minis

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

The Little Live Pets Mama Surprise now comes in mini formats! With each set you get a hutch playset, little live pet mama and 2 to 4 surprise babies along with accessories!

Nurture your ‘pet’ and wait for her babies to arrive!

Hot Wheels City Ultimate Hauler

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

The Hot Wheels City Ultimate Hauler transforms into a stomping T-Rex and comes  with race track, lights and sounds.

Best of all, it can store up to 20+ hot wheels cars and cars can be launched from the mouth of the T-Rex for extra fun play.

Magic Mixes Magic Genie Lamp

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

Magic Mixes newest release The Magic Genie Lamp is set to top toy wishlists this Christmas 2023.

Children can follow the magic steps to reveal their own plush toy surprise.

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Star Wars Villainous: Power of the Dark Side

Star Wars Villainous Power of the Dark

In Star Wars Villainous: Power of the Dark Side, you’ll play as an iconic Star Wars Villain. Choose Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, General Grievous, Asajj Ventress, or Moff Gideon. Each Villain has a unique objective and abilities.

Meddle with your opponents by forcing them to face off against Jedi and heroes like Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and The Mandalorian.

Cotton Candy (Candyfloss) Maker

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

Have all the fun of the fair at home with a stylish Retro Candy Floss maker.

Perfect for parties, get togethers and Christmas gatherings. This machine comes with a measuring spoon and 10 red/white sticks so you can start to make your own candy floss right away. But you can order extra flavours and tastes including coloured sugar. There are also sugar free options available.

Batman All-Terrain Batmobile Remote Control Monster Truck

Hot toys for Christmas 2023

Experience all-terrain performance with the remote control all terrain Batmobile! This monster truck drives on water and any terrain with amazing performance and speed.

With a water-resistant body and lightweight custom tires, you can chase super-villans on all terrains, snow, mud, ice, water, grass and rock using your remote control. The Batman all terrain Batmobile is compatible with all 4″ Batman figures from the Justice League and DC comics universe.

DoodleJamz JellyBoards

The squishy nature of DoodleJamz JellyBoards create an amazing sensory touch experience, similar to finger-painting but without the mess. JellyBoards gel is 100% non-toxic and sealed securely inside the frame.

Now you can fidget and create art at the same time! JellyBoards has the squishy, tactile feel of fidget toys but also allows kids to express their creativity.

LEGO Harry Potter Dobby the House Elf

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

The perfect gift for Harry Potter fans, this is the first LEGO buildable model of Dobby the House Elf.

Once built, the figure has a posable head, ears, arms and fingers so children can change his look. The set comes with a display stand, Aunt Petunia’s floating pudding cake, a Tom Riddle diary and Harry Potter’s sock.

Crayola Colour ‘n’ Style Unicorn

Hot toys for Christmas 2023

Kids will love this pretty Crayola unicorn that can be coloured and styled again and again.

Use the washable markers to create a design and style the mane with the hairbrush and beads that are included with the set. Afterwards, simply wipe the unicorn clean and start again.

Throw Throw Avocado by Exploding Kittens

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

A sequel to the popular Throw Throw Burrito card game, Throw Throw Avocado is a dodgeball card game for adults and children. Collect and match sets of cards quicker than your opponents while throwing and dodging squishy airborne avocados!

Throw Throw Avocado has simple and easy to learn rules, quick rounds of play, and is perfect for multiple family occasions.

Hot Toys for Christmas 2023

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Published On: August 29th, 2023 / Categories: Lifestyle / Last Updated: January 9th, 2024 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Emily Manning

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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