Smyths names its top toys for Christmas

One of the final top 10 toys lists of the year feature big name brands, hit licenses and a certain booty-shakin’ ungulate

Written by Rhys Thomas

Posted 08.10.2019 | Retail

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Smyths Toys Superstores has named its top toys for Christmas 2019, a list of 10 playthings rooted firmly in in the unboxing trend, top licenses and big brand names.

Sinead Byrne, joint Head of Marketing at Smyths Toys, says the decision-making process was “really difficult” this year due to the volume of “fantastic new toys” that have launched over the past 12 months.

“Forky, Cubby and Boppi have stolen our hearts this year, and we are super excited for the Frozen Arendelle Castle that has just launched,” she adds. “Toys are travelling in style with the LOL! Glamper, Barbie Dream Plane and Paw Patrol Jet. All guaranteed to entertain kids this Christmas.” 

Smyths Toys Superstores top 10 toys for Christmas:

FurReal Cubby the Curious Bear - Hasbro
PAW Patrol Super PAWs Mighty Jet Command Centre – Spin Master
LEGO Harry Potter The Knight Bus - LEGO
Boppi the Booty Shakin’ Llama - Tobar
L.O.L Surprise! 2-in-1 Glamper Playset – MGA Entertainment
Ryan’s World Giant Mystery Egg – Gold – Vivid Imaginations
Barbie Travel DreamPlane – Mattel
Nerf Fortnite AR-E – Hasbro
Push n Talk Forky – Thinkway Toys
Frozen 2 Arendelle Castle – Hasbro

The top toys list was launched on social media with a ‘red carpet’ animated video hosted by Smyths’ Christmas mascot Oscar.

Smyths now trades from over 120 stores across the UK and Ireland.

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