It’s that time of year when retailers are announcing their hot toys for Christmas 2018 lists. In the run up to the festive season, the kids wish lists are growing as each tv advert shows a new must have. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday on the horizon, it’s a busy period for sure.
Our Hot Toys For Christmas 2018 List
Lego is there for all ages, from young kids through to collectors in their 70s. One of this years selection is the Lego Hogwarts Great Hall set, which we have already looked at here.
If you fancy a change from Harry, then you need to check this out. The Incredibles 2 The Great Home Escape 10761 Building Kit
- Build a house facade and wall with moving fireplace, control panel and indoor waterfall with door, plus a pool section, lounge chair with catapult function and a car with removable catapult
- Includes 3 figures: Violet, Dash and Brick, plus a baby Jack-Jack figure
- Use the lounge chair by the pool to launch the Jack-Jack fireball at Brick's car and slow her down
- House scene measures over 3" (9cm) high, 7" (19cm) wide and 3" (8cm) deep Pool measures over 2" (6cm) high, 2" (7cm) wide and 1" (5cm) deep Brick's car measures over 1" (4cm) high, 3" (10cm) long and 1" (4cm) wide
- 178 pieces - Fun The Incredibles 2 super heroes toys for boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 7 LEGO Juniors/4+ building toys are compatible with all LEGO construction sets for creative building
Melissa & Doug
Melissa & Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set is another much in demand item this year.
- COMPLETE VET SET WITH PETS: The Melissa & Doug Examine & Treat Pet Vet Play Set is a 24-piece set with a plush dog and cat, pretend play vet medical equipment, and a tote bag for easy storage.
- HELPS CHILDREN DEVELOP EMPATHY: Our pretend play vet set has been recognized by toy experts at Good Housekeeping Institute for helping kids develop empathy while they play.
- MAKE HOUSE CALLS - ANYWHERE: Our vet set with animals includes a stethoscope, thermometer, syringe, ear scope, tweezers, clamp, cast, bandages, "treatments," "ointments," and a reusable double-sided checklist for office visits.
- GREAT GIFT FOR AGES 3 AND UP: The Examine & Treat Pet Vet Play Set makes a great gift for kids ages 3 and up. Add the Melissa & Doug Veterinary Role Play Costume Dress-up set to round out the screen-free, pretend play experience.
- "THE GOLD STANDARD IN CHILDHOOD PLAY": For more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has created beautifully designed imagination- and creativity-sparking products that NBC News calls "the gold standard in early childhood play."
There’s also cute dog and cat included in the Melissa & Doug Examine & Treat Pet Vet Play Set, Animal & People Play Sets, Helps Children Develop Empathy, 24 Pieces, 10.5" H x 13.5" W x 3.5" L set.
‘Incredibles 2’ Jack Jack Attacks soft toy, will appeal to those who have seen the movie. With the massive success of this summer blockbuster, Incredibles branded toys are popping up as big sellers. I guess that’s no surprise there.
- Jack-Jack is full of surprises and no one knows what to expect from him
- Press his tummy to hear him laugh, giggle and go through all his "powers" cycle
- Press and hold his belly to make Jack-Jack "explode" into ultimate power mode - all colors, lights and sounds are activated
- Jack-Jack has rooted hair, molded head and hands. Jack-Jack: plastic / polyester. Raccoon: plastic
- Recommended for Ages: 3+
In ultimate power mode – all colors, lights and sounds are activated. All you need do is press Jack Jacks belly to trigger this. This is an ideal present to go alongside Elastigirl on Elasticycle.
- Wind up Launch Ramp to send cycle speeding on its way
- Incredible stretching and speed
- Includes: Elastigirl, Elasticycle, helmet, & launch ramp
- Recommended for Ages: 3+
Epic Games creative director Donald Mustard took to Twitter to announce they have teamed up with Hasbro. Expected released date of October 2018, Fortnite Monopoly will be another huge product in demand. So what’s going to change, we ask? One option is renaming locations; Boardwalk with a property called “Tilted Towers,”
If Fortnite isn’t yur cup of tea, then there are plenty of other formats of this popular game.
- Buy, sell, dream and scheme your way to riches
- Players buy, sell and trade to win
- Build houses and hotels on your properties and bankrupt your opponents to win it all
- Chance and Community Chest cards can change everything
- Includes gameboard, 8 Tokens, 28 Title Deed Cards, 16 Chance Cards, 16 Community Chest Cards, 32 Houses, 12 Hotels, 2 Dice, Money Pack and Game Guide
Our Hot Toys For Christmas 2018 Thoughts
Irrespective of what the wish lists includes, you can be sure there will be huge demand for some of these products. Do you wait until last minute to try grab a bargain or do you take the smart move and buy now. You don’t want to miss out and find the stores are out of stock. Our Hot Toys For Christmas 2018 List features just a tiny selection we think will be at risk of runing out. Don’t get caught in the frenzy, as we wrote about last year.