The UK's number one parenting site has announced its pick of the best toys for Christmas.
MadeForMums this year unveiled the must-have toys, judged and recommended by children and parents, and approved by experts.
With over 300 nominated toys, 200 toys were shortlisted for the MadeForMums Top Christmas Toys 2020 and strictly tested at home by children and their parents. Toys were marked for play potential, price-performance ratio and the Christmas wow factor.
This year's festive Top 20 ranges from $ 2.99 to $ 69.99 and includes a laughing family game where you try to be the first to throw your alien into the drone and an incredibly interactive flamingo with a wobbly neck that sings and uses It's its own toilet.
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Here, FEMAIL MadeForMum's Top Christmas Toys 2020 reveals must-haves.
Froggit, £ 24.99
Froggit is a lily pad hopping game for the whole family in which players have to lead their frogs across the pond
What is it? This Lily pad hopping game for the whole family can be quickly played as a simple race or brought to a strategically smart level.
The game is intended for 2 to 6 players and has the task of leading the frogs across the pond and preventing other players from doing the same.
The first player to bring their entire frog family to the other side wins, but if your opponents get fish they can send you back to the start!
Power Treads, £ 24.99
Power Treads is an all-surface vehicle that will tip, tear, and graze anywhere in your house – and comes with a 22-part track
What is it? Power Treads is an all-surface vehicle that tips, tears, and grazes anywhere in your house – and comes with a 22-part track.
Players can create their own custom courses using the Power Treads modular track set.
Rail sections are interchangeable and can be placed closer together for more control or expanded for more challenging routes.
Small live pets must go to Flamingo, £ 32.99
The Little Live Pets Gotta Go Flamingo is an incredibly interactive flamingo with a wobbly neck that sings and pukes in its own toilet
What is it? A fun interactive flamingo with a wobbly neck that sings and pukes in its own toilet and comes with reusable Magic Flamingo Food.
The flamingo is called Sherbet and is 31 cm high. His neck jiggles and wobbles while feeding. He sings, "Oh, I have to go" when his furry bowels have to be discharged.
It also has a recording function so you can make it repeat your favorite phrases. 3 AA batteries (included) are required for sorbet.
Laser Battle Hunters, £ 59.99
The Laser Battle Hunters are two super-fast 19 cm high, remote-controlled four-wheel drive vehicles, Shadow and Reaper
What is it? The Laser Battle Hunters are two super-fast, 19 cm high, remote-controlled all-wheel drive vehicles, Shadow and Reaper, with which you can forward, backward, twist, turn and fire laser beams from the built-in infrared cannon.
You can either play with another person, hit each other with one vehicle at a time, or on your own by taking one vehicle and spinning the other in a moving target for 60 seconds and see how many times you hit it.
Each car drives 30 minutes and uses 14AA batteries.
Hatchimals Pixies Crystal Flyers, £ 35
The Hatchimals Pixies Crystal Flyers are glittery pixies that you can toss in the air and guide with your hands as it spins and flies
What is it? The Hatchimals Pixies Crystal Flyers are glittery pixies that you can toss in the air and guide with your hands as it spins and flies.
There is an auto-stop feature so these wings will stop safely if you accidentally touch them. You can choose between Krystalina Rose (pictured) and Violet Onyx.
The toys come with a display case and base made of crystal veils. The battery and the USB charging cable are included.
PAW Patrol Dino Rescue Dino Patroller, £ 64.99
The PAW Patrol Dino Rescue Dino Patroller is the most expensive toy on the list, but it includes a large motorized truck that contains a dinosaur figure named Chase
What is it? The PAW Patrol Dino Rescue Dino Patroller is the most expensive toy on the list, but it includes a large motorized truck with a dinosaur figure named Chase.
This 38 cm x 60 cm x 18 cm motorized truck projectile controlled at the push of a button starts and opens at the push of a button.
The toy requires 6AA batteries, which are included.
LEGO 71360 Super Mario Adventure with Mario Starter Course, £ 49.99
The LEGO 71360 Super Mario Adventures with Mario Starter Course includes a 231-piece playset with action bricks and a Mario character with color sensors and LCD screens
What is it? This set contains a 231-piece playset with action stones and a Mario character with color sensors and LCD screens in the eyes, mouth and stomach so that he can display over 100 different instant reactions to movements.
The goal is to earn virtual coins as you send Mario around the course (which you can change each time).
The set comes with a speaker that plays the legendary Mario game sounds, and parents can combine it with a free app for advanced gaming. 2AAA batteries are required but not included.
Lamaze 3 in 1 Airtivity Center, £ 69.99
The Lamaze 3 in 1 Airtivity Center starts as a floor toy and eventually turns into an activity table when your baby starts standing
Age: 12 months +
What is it? The marine-themed 3-in-1 Airtivity Center starts as a floor toy and eventually turns into an activity table when your baby starts standing.
Babies can watch the swimming algae, enjoy the spinning starfish, press the button on the fish bowl to swim the fish in their aquarium, or just watch the marine animals hover around the sea table.
As babies begin to stand, insert their legs for the perfect activity table for 360-degree exploration.
Babies can also get into the game by flipping the fish tail to move the creatures around the table.
Peppa Pig Clever Car, £ 34.99
The Peppa Pig Clever Car has push button activation, flashing lights, sounds and infrared technology to avoid obstacles
What is it? This toddler car has push button activation, flashing lights, sounds and infrared technology to avoid obstacles.
The toy comes with four Peppa figures that are color-coordinated with their seats and even has the automatic drive activated by pushing the steering wheel.
The toy required 2 AA batteries, which are not included.
Musical Hop Out Mizzie Music Box, £ 25.20
The Musical Hop Out Mizzie Music Box is a classic and fun developmental toy for children aged 18 months and over
Age: 18 months +
What is it? The Musical Hop Out Mizzie Music Box is a classic and fun developmental toy for children aged 18 months and over.
Kids have to turn the lever while listening to "Pop Goes the Weasel" and wait for Mizzie, a soft and furry kangaroo, to pop out.
No batteries are required for this toy. Just turn the lever and wait for Mizzie to pop out.
Little Tikes First washer-dryer, £ 49.99
The Little Tikes First Washer / Dryer is an interactive toy with rotary knobs to hear washing / drying noises and more than 10 laundry accessories
What is it? Little Tikes First Washer / Dryer is an interactive toy that has been designed to be as realistic as possible.
The toy has knobs for listening to washing / drying noises and contains more than 10 laundry accessories.
It includes a working door with a rotating drum, a working detergent drawer and a variety of accessories such as a detergent box, laundry basket and small items to wash.
4 AA batteries are required, which are included in the scope of delivery.
Eco Gelli Play, € 2.99
What is it? This classic favorite has now been made eco-friendly and offers colorful, biodegradable gel when you add water.
The product is great for sensory play and can be diluted and flushed down the toilet after the game is over.
The product is also supplied in paper bags that can be recycled with normal paper / card recycling
Smoby Chef Corner Restaurant, £ 149.99
The Smoby Chef Restaurant is a height-adjustable toy kitchen / café for children aged three and over
What is it? The Smoby Chef Restaurant is a height-adjustable toy kitchen and a café for children aged three and over.
It has a refrigerator, an oven, a hotplate with sound effects, a sink with a real water function and an espresso machine.
The toy comes with over 70 accessories, a calculator with LCD screen, and sound effects to make the experience as realistic as possible.
Little Tikes Tobi Robot Smartwatch, £ 49.99
The Little Tikes Tobi Robot Smartwatch is a children's smartwatch that combines the interactive functions of a smartwatch with a playful robot character
Age: 4-6 +
What is it? The Little Tikes Tobi Robot Smartwatch is a children's smartwatch that combines the interactive functions of a smartwatch with a playful robot character.
Children are encouraged to move around while they play with the dance activity game and built-in pedometer. You can also learn to tell the time on the 50+ analog and digital watch faces.
The smartwatch takes selfies, saves 3,000 photos or 30 minutes of video, plays games, has a stopwatch, timer and alarm, and has an LED robot with over 100 facial expressions.
DesignaFriend Sisi Doll, £ 35
The DesignaFriend Sisi Doll has a soft body, posable arms and legs, long eyelashes, stylish hair, glittering shoes and two pieces of clothing
What is it? The DesignaFriend Sisi Doll has a soft body, posable arms and legs, long eyelashes, stylish hair, glittering shoes and two pieces of clothing.
The doll is 46 cm tall and wears a short blue sweatshirt with a silver glitter print “Dance till you drop”.
The figure also comes with a silver Designafriend charm bracelet and is carefully packed in a boutique style box.
Bright fairy friends, £ 12.99
Bright Fairy Friends are mini fairies to collect with glowing wings and special houses with sparkling fairy glasses
What is it? Bright Fairy Friends are mini fairies to collect with glowing wings and special houses with sparkling fairy glasses.
There are 12 different fairies to collect and each comes with a different outfit and a stand to display your doll.
Each fairy arrives at a magical fairy house, complete with motion-activated flashing lights and three accessories.
PLAYMOBIL 9488 mission rocket with launch pad, £ 49.99
The PLAYMOBIL 9488 mission rocket with launch pad is a beautifully detailed launch pad and rocket for imaginary space missions
What is it? The PLAYMOBIL 9488 mission rocket with launch pad is a beautifully detailed launch pad and rocket for imaginary space missions.
The launch pad offers lights and sounds as well as a space capsule, astronauts and lots of mechanical accessories.
The set contains a Martian rocket, a launch pad, a transport case, a tool kit (6 pieces), a tool box, a laser weapon with control element, two tubes, a detector, a laptop, an astronaut helmet with visor and a pair of astronaut arm attachments, a cap , two pairs of gloves, a headset with headlights and microphone and a helmet.
Squeakee the balloon dog, £ 59.99
Squeakee the balloon dog is an interactive, electronic balloon dog that looks like a balloon model
What is it? Squeakee the balloon dog is an interactive, electronic balloon dog that looks like a balloon model.
The toy offers over 60 interactive noises and movements, pretends to let air out and inflate it again with sound effects, sits, stands, scoots and loves abdominal massages.
You can pop Squeakee by gently pushing the pin into the pinhole. When Squeakee is in a lying position, you can inflate him by quickly pushing the pump accessory into his mouth.
Drone Home, £ 19.99
Drone Home is a laughing family game for 2-4 players and the first game with a real drone
What is it? Drone Home is a laughing family game and the first game with a real drone.
The game is for 2-4 players and task players with races to launch each of your aliens down the ramp and into the drone. As soon as an alien is in the drone, it takes off and the alien can escape to safety.
But watch out! While you wait for the drone to take off, other players can sabotage your mission by taking out your alien with their own
HEXBUG Mechanical Dragon, £ 24.99
The HEXBUG Dragon is a fire-breathing remote-controlled kite with movable legs and adjustable wings
What is it? The HEXBUG Dragon is a fire-breathing remote-controlled kite with movable legs and adjustable wings.
The toy is of great quality and will move on most surfaces. The player controls every movement of the kite with a remote control. The toy comes with rechargeable lithium batteries
The full list of the 100 Top Xmas Toy Winners can be found at: https://www.madeformums.com/news/must-have-toys-for-christmas-from-the-biggest-sellers/
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