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Although Christmas lists are usually started around July, sometimes the festive season creeps up and you find yourself desperately trying to find those must have toys! If you’re dreading the thought of hitting the shops, or can’t decipher what toys are ‘in’ this year, we’ve asked our toy experts for their top picks for Christmas 2016. From old favourites to the latest trends, in the TJ Hughes toys collection we have all of the toys you need to give your little ones a day to remember, and a Christmas that won’t break the bank.


We’re expecting the new Spiderman movie to swing onto our screens next year, so why not get ahead of the game with these fantastic Spiderman toys? The latest installment of the Marvel superhero’s story stars newcomer Tom Holland and we know kids will be clambering to get their hands on anything ‘Spidey’ related when ‘Spiderman Homecoming’ hits the big screen in 2017. Our experts have picked out these cool Spiderman walkie talkies and the amazing Spiderman drum kit which is a steal at just £19.99.

Spiderman Drum Kit Spiderman Walkie Talkies
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Dress Up

Give their dressing up box a makeover with the latest must have costumes for kids. This year we have three costumes that are bound to be a hit with your little ones. Any budding swan princesses will love our Disney Princess Ballerina dress up set complete with a tutu and a tiara. If you’ve got any WWE fans in the family, why not follow in the footsteps of the ‘15x Champ’ John Cena? Your little ones will love stomping round the ring in this padded jumpsuit and Cena hat. Finally, who says only boys can be superheroes? Our Supergirl Hello Kitty costume is the perfect choice for any girls who love action, adventure and everyone’s favourite Kitty!

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Recreate *that* Christmas advert for less with this fantastic 10ft trampoline with enclosure. Not only will they bounce off all of that extra energy, it’s also the perfect excuse to you to put your feet up and let them play! At just £99.99, don’t miss out on what we think will be this year’s’ must have outdoor toy (cute dog and woodland animals not included!)



It looks like we’re not quite ready to ‘Let it Go’ when it comes to Frozen and if you’re planning on buying gifts for a budding Elsa or Anna, we have the perfect stocking fillers. The Frozen ‘Makeup Today a Perfect Day’ beauty tin is what every princess needs to face the day, complete with 17 shimmering lip glosses, eye shadows and stickers for them to personalise their own tin. If your little ones are always glued to their tablet computer, treat them to the Frozen Make Up Tablet. Inside the cover is all of their make up essentials, it’s also designed to fit perfectly over any tablet that they use.

Disney Frozen Beauty Tin Disney Make Up Tablet
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Let’s Pretend!

All kids love to play make believe and at TJ Hughes we offer a wide range of role play toys that will help push their key developmental skills! Let them create their very own home with our Playgo playsets, from washing machines to supermarket sets, you will have a little home helper in no time. Budding hosts will also love our tea party selection. Our Disney Princess Paint Your Own Tea Set is the perfect accompaniment to the fun Mr Kipling Cake Stand Playset, complete with models of all of their favourite cakes!

Disney Princess Tea Set Mr Kipling Cake Stand
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Paw Patrol

Our experts aren’t alone when they predict that Paw Patrol is set to be huge this Christmas! Parents, bloggers and retail experts have picked out the Paw Patrol Air Patroller as one of the top Christmas toys of 2016, and at just £39.99 you need to act fast to make sure you’re little ones can recreate the action in Adventure Bay! We also love the Paw Patrol Interactive Mat, this interactive puzzle map is perfect for keeping children entertained with fun quizzes and observation games. Pack up all of their toys and games in everyone’s favourite police pup, Chase. This handy backpack has a large storage compartment and comfortable shoulder straps, perfect for school.

Paw Patrol Air Patroller Paw Patrol Interactive Mat Paw Patrol Chase Backpack
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Disney Magic

Finally, what list of must have Christmas gifts would be complete without an extra dose of Disney! Frozen may still reign supreme, but there are plenty of other Disney princesses that are ready to dominate those Christmas lists. Whether you little one loves Ariel, Belle, Sleeping Beauty or Cinderella, keep them occupied with this great value Disney Giant Work of Art activity set. With plenty of arts and crafts pieces to play with, this is the ideal way to keep them busy on a rainy day. If your own little princess wants to look like their favourite Disney characters, why not treat them to their very own Disney vanity studio? With a accessories fit for Cinderella herself, they will have hours of fun with this imaginative set.

Disney Princess Activity Set Disney Princess Vanity Studio
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Browse our full Christmas collection today to find great gifts and toys for all of the family, all with amazing savings on RRP. Don’t forget to check our Facebook and Instagram pages for the latest updates, deals and discounts at TJ Hughes.