The best toys on Amazon for Christmas 2021

From Harry Potter games to new friends like Little Live Pets, Amazon toy experts reveal its top 10 toys for 2021.

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by Lily Anderson |

The countdown is finally on until Father Christmas comes down the chimney and deliver gifts to all the good children. Until then, if you're looking for inspiration on what to leave under your tree this year, you're in luck as the best toys on Amazon have been announced.

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When is the best time to buy Christmas presents?

When it comes to the best time to start your Christmas shopping there is no right or wrong answer. Some families prefer to spread the cost of the holidays over a few months so that you don't have to fork out a small fortune on gifts, food and parties in December.

If you ask us, there's no better time to start your Christmas shopping, the earlier the better. From Polly Pocket Rainbow Funland Theme Park to LEGO Super Mario Adventures Starter Course Set with Luigi, here are the best toys on Amazon, according to toy experts.

Discover Amazon’s top 10 toys for Christmas


Best toys on Amazon 2021

Polly Pocket Rainbow Funland Theme Park
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Turn your nursery into a theme park thanks to this 30-piece playset from Polly Pocket. Children aged four to eight will love everything about this, including the unicorn carousel.Arrives before Christmas

LEGO Super Mario Adventures Starter Course Set with Luigi
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Wake up on Christmas morning and help your kids build this interactive starter course. From the LCD screen to its LEGO Luigi figure, this toy has been designed exceptionally well. Recommended for children aged six and over.Arrives before Christmas

Batman Giant Batcave Transforming Playset
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Mini Batman fans will love this giant transforming playset. At over 33 inches tall, the Bat-Tech Batcave features ten different areas for all the action. Arrives before Christmas

Squeakee The Balloon Dino
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Your kids will spend all of the holidays discovering the 70 different sounds and movements from Squeakee The Balloon Dino. Arrives before Christmas

Little Live Pets Gotta Go Turdle
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Yes, Gotta Go Turdle really does talk, eat and poop. What more could children want for a present? Temporarily out of stock. But available at Selfridges****, Argos and Very****.

Linkimals Dance n Grove Penguin
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Thanks to this dance and groove penguin from Fisher-Price, you can get your children moving their flippers along to interactive lights and music. It will also teach kids the alphabet, how to count and more.Arrives before Christmas

L.O.L Surprise! OMG Movie Magic Studios
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Your mini superstar will be star struck when they open this incredible L.O.L Surprise! toy. The out of this world set features two fashion dolls, three L.O.L Surprise! dolls, three boys, four pets and so much more...Arrives before Christmas

Harry Potter Pictionary Air
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Harry Potter fans big and small will love playing this interactive game that requires all participants to download the free Pictionary Air app. Best bit about it? Players take turns drawing clues in the air and interacting with the images while their teammates guess.May arrive after Christmas

PAW Patrol Transforming PAW Patroller
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PAW Patrol is here! Children can have an action-packed day on rescue adventures with the PAW Patroller, featuring transforming doors, vehicle launchers and fun sound effects. Arrives before Christmas

Spidey and His Amazing Friends Playset
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For the rest of the holidays, children will love partnering with Spiderman and taking on the Green Goblin and Doc Ock. This set features web ramps and even a secret spidey hatch! Arrives before Christmas


The magic is well and truly in the air as Amazon will also be delivering smiles to children across the country this year, with a one-of-a-kind ‘Trending Machine’.

This fun machine will dispense free toys to passersby in a number of UK cities and local hospitals. Learn more about Amazon’s top toys and get ready for the season here.

Matthew Redfearn, Toys Category Manager at had this to say, “It is always an exciting time of year when we release the top ten toys and we hope that this Christmas more families will be able to reunite to enjoy them together.

"As we look forward to spending more time with loved ones, we at Amazon are doing everything we can to spread a little festive cheer. The Trending Machine has been brought to life to help us deliver smiles and make Christmas extra special, not only for passersby, but also for children in hospitals over Christmas.”

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Lily Anderson is a Senior Commercial Content writer at Bauer Media, where she tests products for titles such as Heat, Closer, What’s the Best and Mother&Baby.

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