Toy Retailers Association details DreamToys list of the top toys for Christmas 2022

DreamToys, Toy Retailers Association
The Toy Retailers Association has debuted its DreamToys list of the top 12 toys for Christmas 2022.

Selected by an independent panel of retailers and industry experts, this year’s line-up includes Mattel’s Barbie Cutie Reveal doll, Eolo Toys’ Jiggly Pets GiGi the Giraffe and Spin Master’s Sink N Sand game.

“Featuring an exciting mixture of classic toys and the year’s biggest brands, the DreamToys 2022 list encapsulates what we believe will be the most sought-after products this Christmas,” said Paul Reader, the new chair of the DreamToys selection committee.

“2022 has been a challenging year for many families and the committee took this into consideration when selecting this year’s list with eight of the top 12 priced under £35. We know many use the DreamToys list for guidance when it comes to making purchasing decisions and we feel we’ve selected the best toys to delight children this Christmas while suiting different budgets.”

Melissa Symonds, Executive Director for UK Toys at The NPD Group, added: “Despite the current cost of living crisis, Christmas remains a key event for families and a celebratory event to look forward to at the end of the year. With the average price of a toy in December just £13.11, parents and gift buyers don’t have to spend a fortune on presents that will guarantee some fun and smiles during the festive period.”

The full DreamToys Top 12 Toys List is as follows:
• Barbie Cutie Reveal dolls (Mattel)
• Gabby’s Purrfect Dollhouse (Spin Master)
• Heroes of Goo Jit Zu: Goo Shifters (Character Options/Moose Toys)
• Jiggly Pets GiGi the Giraffe (Eolo Toys)
• Little Live Pets Mama Surprise (Moose Toys)
• Magic Mixies Mixlings Magic Castle Playset (Moose Toys)
• Paw Patrol Big Truck Pups (Spin Master)
• Pokémon Elite Trainer Set (Asmodee)
• Rainbow High Series 4 Fashion Dolls (MGA Entertainment)
• Sink N Sand (Spin Master)
• Original 7.5” Squishmallows (Jazwares)
• LEGO Star Wars Hoth AT-ST (LEGO)

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