unveils top toys for Christmas 2016

The top toys for Christmas 2016 have been voted for by hundreds of kids. revealed the list, which saw Activision’s Skylanders Imaginators take the top spot.

According to the young toy experts, new tech toy Hatchimals from Spin Master is the second top toy for Christmas this year, while Hasbro’s Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike Blaster came in at second.

Toys from the likes of Anki, VTech, SAM Labs and Thames and Kosmos also made the shortlist.

Gemma Gallagher from, said: “These awards give children the opportunity to have a voice, because when it comes to favourite toys, children often have very different choices to adults,” reports The Mirror.

Check out the list in full below: 

No. 1: Skylanders Imaginators 

No. 2: Hatchimals 
(Spin Master)

No. 3: Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike Blaster 

No. 4: Play-Doh Ice Cream Castle 

No. 5: Air Storm Firetek Bow 
(Zing Global Ltd.)

No. 6: Anki OVERDRIVE Supertrucks 

No. 7: Furby Connect 

No. 8: Zoomer Chimp 
(Spin Master)

No. 9: Silly Sausage 
(John Adams)

No. 10: VTech Kidi Super Star 

No. 11: Star Monsters 
(Magic Box Int. Toys, S.L.U)

No. 12: Super 11 The Ultimate Football Strategy Game 
(Premium World Ltd)

No. 13: Simon Air 

No. 14: Transformers Power Surge Optimus Prime 

No. 15: Robot Engineer 
(Thames and Kosmos UK LP)

No. 16: Kidizoom Selfie Cam 

No. 17: My Little Pony Explore Equestria Crystal Empire Castle 

No. 18: Monopoly Ultimate Banking 

No. 19: Sam Labs – Inventor Kit 
(SAM Labs)

No. 20: HUE Animation Studio 
(Ascent Information Technology Ltd trading as HUE)

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