Dream Toys – Top 12 Toy 2016

Last week I attend the 2016 Dream Toys event in London for the Top 12 Toys show.
This was my second time visiting and I wasn’t disappointed at all, not that I thought I would have been. It was a brilliant morning and was run perfectly by the Dream Toys Team. The brands there were awesome and some pretty darn good toys on show – I got so much inspiration for Christmas presents.
I also got to meet up with one of my gorgeous BFFs Vikki Love From Mummy who also had a fab time, we chatted to brands, saw super cool kids playing with toys and socked up all the Christmassy festive goodness.

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Thank you so much for having me Dream Toys, See you next year.
I wont chit-chat too much, I’m sure you guys want to know which toys were awarded as the top 12 Christmas toys of 2016 – without further ado.

The Full Top 12 List
In no particular order & all prices are quoted RRPs

Selfie Mic £19.99
Worlds Apart

Sing like a star and create your own music videos with SelfieMic. Featuring an adjustable selfie stick with working microphone, earpiece and free StarMaker app, you can sing, lip sync and perform to thousands of your favourite songs, including everything from Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift to Little Mix and Ariana Grande! Once you’ve recorded your performances you can share with friends. SING – SELFIE – SHARE. Become a star with SelfieMic.
Batteries not required. Phone not included. Suitable for ages 8+

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Thomas & Friends TrackMaster Sky-High Bridge Jump £99.99

Jaws will drop as children watch Thomas complete his most breathtaking stunt yet in the TrackMasterTM Sky- High Bridge Jump from Fisher-Price. This train set breaks new ground by taking Thomas off the tracks and sending him soaring over 2 foot through the air, delivering speed, excitement, and motorized action like only TrackMasterTM train sets can! Inspired by the Thomas & FriendsTM film, The Great Race, Sky-High Bridge Jump brings the story to life with fast-paced, flying thrills.


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Neft N-Strike Elite Hyperfire £49.99

Take aim with the HyperFire blaster and challenge opponents with ultimate speed! It’s the fastest motorized Nerfdart blaster, unleashing 5 darts per second to rain down a deluge of darts onto targets! With its 25-dart drum, this Nerf N-Strike Elite blaster brings impressive firepower to the battle. It fires darts up 90 feet (27 meters). Press the acceleration button, pull the trigger, and let the rapid-fire action begin! Comes with 25 Elite darts.

Snuggle my Dream Puppy £49.99
Character Options

Snuggles moves and feels just like a real puppy. He feeds from his bottle and opens and closes his eyes. He will fall asleep in your arms and then gently breathes and snores. Tickle his tummy or kiss his nose and he makes lots of happy puppy sounds. With adoption certificate and feeding bottle included. Requires Batteries

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Silly Sausage £19.99
John Adams

New super speedy reaction game from John Adams.  Switch him on and wait for his instructions but be warned, you’ll need to be fast! The aim of the game is to twist, shake, dip, stretch and poke to keep up with Silly Sausage as he shouts out his commands.  The higher the level, the faster the pace, so you’d better listen up! 

Featuring 10 grilling games, and three play modes; single, party and turbo, Silly Sausage is suitable for solo or competitive play and is sure to provide hours of family fun… Can you beat the banger?


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Hot Wheela Ultimate Garage £89.99

Get ready for some serious adrenaline- fuelled action with the biggest Hot Wheels garage ever. The fun never stops with multiple action zones including a chomping shark, tune-up shop and gas station as well as parking spots for 36 cars to encourage imaginative play. The Ultimate Garage comes with five Hot Wheels vehicles plus a helicopter for endless fun!


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Paw Patrol Air Patroller £39.99
Spin Master Toys

Bring home the air rescue adventures of Adventure Bay with the PAW Patrol Air Patroller! With rotating propellers, the Air Patroller easily transforms from a helicopter into a plane complete with real tights and sounds. Earn your wings by loading up the entire PAW Patrol team in the Cargo Bay w h Robodog in the cockpit, then bring theAir Patroller  in for a landing, or transform ter mode and hover down for aPerfect pooch landing.

Shopkins Chef Club Hot Spot Kitchen £24.99
Flair Leisure Products

Play at being a professional Chef with the Shopkins! There are so many ways to play and display with the Shopkins Hot Spot Kitchen Playset. This playset can be used for display and storage and has movable parts, areas for storage, 2 exclusive characters and 2 exclusive bags / cases.

Friends Amusement Park Roller Coster £89.99

Head through the turnstiles to the amusement park and stand in tine for the roller coaster. Slip into the front seat to switch on the light brick and off you go’. Then take a gentle ride on the Ferris wheel or head to the drop tower, pull down your safety bar and go spinning down to the ground. Afterwards there are photos to buy and food to share with friends. You won’t want your day at the Amusement Park to end!

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Hatchimals £59.99
Spin Master Toys

Hatchimals are interactive magical creatures inside eggs! Who’s inside? It’s a surprise! Care for them, and with your love, they will hatch themselves with your help. 2 x AA batteries required (included). For ages 5 years and over


Speak Out £19.99

Get ready to be doubled over with laughter with this ridiculous mouthpiece challenge game! Players try to say different phrases while wearing a mouthpiece that won’t let them shut their mouth. The timer counts down as players try to say phrases such as “he’s my stealthy pet’ ferret name Garrett”, “slow down, you careless clown”, or “pelicans love pollywog falafels.”

Star Wars Rebel U-Wing Fighter £69.99

Following the foundation of the Galactic Empire, a wayward band of Rebel fighters comes together to carry out a desperate mission: to steal the plans for the Death Star before it can be used to enforce the Emperor’s rule. Recreate the scenes with these exciting new LEGO® Star WarsTM Rogue One Playsets. Open the cockpit of the Rebel U-Wing Fighter(TM) and place the U-Wing Pilot in his seat. Fire up the engines and launch into the sky. You can even fold the wings back for a bigger model!
Includes five minifigures:
U-Wing Pilot, Jyn Erso, Cassian Andor, Rebel Trooper and Bistan.

So what do you guys think?
Any tickle your fancy?


Until Next Time… Charlotte x


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  1. The event looks fantastic, you must have been spoilt for choice with all those toys. I’ve heard that the Hatchlings are the must have toy this christmas.

  2. I was seriously contemplating a hatcnhimal, but I think little one is still just too young to appreciate it. The silly sausage looks like a hilarious xmas game though- one to bring out when the MIL is here 😉

  3. Hatchimals seem to be huge this year but I’m not jumping on it. I did however get a silly sausage, I’d say we’ll get some craic with that!