Top Christmas toy predictions for 2012

The Toy Retailers Association reveal this year’s must-have toys

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  • Retro wonders

    Christmas is fast approaching and with so many toys on the market it’s tough to know what your little one wants to open up on Christmas morning.

    And it seems the Toy Retailers Association (TRA) have also struggled to make a decision too, after revealing their official 2012 top toys for Christmas list as a ‘Dream Baker’s Dozen’. 

    The list includes new character toys inspired by TV and film, retro classics, high-tech tablet computers and a mix of old favourites that have been given a fun contemporary twist. 

    Cabbage Patch Kids, £29.99 from JAKKS Pacific

  • Fuzzy friend

    Furby, £59.99 from Hasbro

  • Techie toy

    InnoTab 2, £84.99 from VTech

  • Ahoy there!

    Jake and the Neverland Pirates – Pirate Ship Bucky, £49.99 from Mattel

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  • Boredom buster

    LeapPad 2, £89.99 from Leapfrog Toys

  • Pretty playhouse

    LEGO Friends: Olivia’s House, £69.99 from Lego

  • Battle bricks

    LEGO The Lord of the Rings: The Mines of Moria, £68.99 from Lego

  • Small-screen star

    Mike the Knight’s Deluxe Glendragon Playset, £29.99 from Character Options

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  • Daring dolls

    Monster High Ghouls Rule Dolls, £22.99 from Mattel

  • Cool collectables

    My Moshi Home, £39.99 from Vivid Imaginations

  • Surefire hit

    Nerf N-Strike Elite Hail-Fire, £44.99 from Hasbro

  • Dance craze

    Twister Dance, £26.99 from Hasbro

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  • Fun figurine

    Web Shooting Spider-Man, £34.99 from Hasbro

    Keep a look out for our pick of the best Christmas toys for babies, toddler girls, toddler boys, stocking fillers and more. Watch this space!