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The first Top Toys for Christmas 2017 list has been published by Argos.
They have listed their dozen predictions for the toys that your kids will be begging you for this coming Christmas.
The toys include tie-ins from current top films and TV shows, the ever popular LEGO and the return of last years hugely popular Hatchimals.
Many of these toys are already available, some are not released until the Autumn, when they are expected to be snapped up!
Due to be available for pre-order from 9th September from The Entertainer, the Luvabella is a life-like doll who reacts to her spoon and is instantly soothed when you put the dummy in her mouth. Luvabella also comes with her favourite soft toy, Lamby, and will play with her!. It's eyes are frankly rather creepy but it is predicted to be one of this year's best sellers.
Airhogs DR1 Official Race Drone is designed to create an authentic drone race experience, so comes with FPV (first person view) streaming straight to the included headset.
This Disney Pixar Cars 3 Lightning McQueen model ties into this summer's hot movie release of the third film in the Cars franchise.
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles are little collectable animals that arrive in a little glittery egg - you have to wait for the egg to hatch to see your animal!
LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox provides everything needed for children to make five different LEGO models that can then be coded using a free app. Great for encouraging STEM activities with your kid, it contains 847 pieces.
The Tiny Treasures Twin Set is a pair of baby dolls, one in blue, one in pink.
LEGO Friends Sunshine Catamaran 41317 Building Kit lets you build your own boat which features a sun deck with 2 sun loungers and a pool, a bridge with steering controls and a seating area, water slide into and spiral stairs. The set also includes 3 mini-doll figures - Olivia, Stephanie and Liam, plus Sheen and Sapphire the dolphins.
PJ Masks Headquarters Playset is inspired by the hit TV show PJ Masks. This double-sided playset is over 2 feet tall and has three action packed, character themed levels.
Transformers: RC Sqweeks are a tie-in to this summer's big movie The Last Knight. Features include lights, sounds, and phrases and it has dance and blaster modes.
The Teach 'n Tag Movi apparently teaches preschoolers following directions, critical thinking skills & gets them up and moving around.
From the massively popular Nickelodeon series for younger children comes the Paw Patrol Sea Patroller. The playset includes a Ryder model, flashing lights and sounds to keep the Adventure Beach safe, and the life ring launcher to rescue anyone in distress. Here are 10 more super-cute Paw Patrol Toys your kids will adore.
Sound Moovz lets you make music by movement … rather than dancing to the beat. By moving your wrists or ankles you activate the SoundMoovz Bands to send a Bluetooth signal to an app on your phone or tablet.
Make sure that all your cards and presents get to their destination in time for Christmas - check out the UK Last Posting Dates 2017.
About the Author: Jacqui O'Brien is the Editor of eParenting.