The “must-have” toys on children’s Christmas wish lists this year include merchandise linked to animation movie blockbusters‚ most of which are fortunately friendly to parents’ wallets.
“Technology and gaming remains a leading toy trend while toys inspired by popular animation blockbusters also continue to propel the industry‚” says Nicole Annells‚ Marketing Manager‚ Toys R Us South Africa.
The retailer’s selection of 2016’s most sought after toys is based on top international trends and this year’s biggest animated movie releases‚ which it says have strongly influenced the market.
The 15 toys for Christmas 2016‚ as selected by the retailer‚ are:
Sofia Super Value Doll R299.90
Disney Tsum Tsum Lights & Sounds Plush R149.90
Reggies Baby Bella R199.90
Shopkins S5 Collectors Case R299.90
Selfie Mic R399.90
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie 2 — basic figure R149.90
Foda Quadcopter R899.90
Star Light Lead R499.90
Yokai Season 1 Yo Kai Watch + 2 Medals R399.90
Lego Dimensions Starter Pack PS3 & Xbox 360 R1‚299.90
Pie Face R 399.90
Lego City 60121 Volcano Exploration Truck R299.90
Paw Patrol Zooming Marshall R1‚999.90
Jump Car R399.90.