The Top 25 Must-Have Kids Toys of the Year Christmas 2023

It's that time of year again!

Time to reveal the most wanted, must-have toys that will be topping Christmas lists and appearing in Dear Santa letters everywhere this holiday season!

If you are buying gifts for children this Christmas, take a look at this list of the best toys of the year 2023.

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With the current cost of living crisis biting hard, parents and other gift givers are likely to be on a budget, so many of the top toy picks are at lower price points.

From smaller gifts to lavish LEGO sets, the big retailers have released their top Christmas toy lists recently and we have combed them all to give you a top 25 of the toys kids will love most this Christmas.

The list includes classics like Barbie doll gifts and LEGO, as well as more modern picks like digital and interactive pets and STEM toys, so there is something for all kids' tastes, interests and ages.

Scroll down for our pick of the best toys for Christmas 2023...

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The Top 25 Must-Have Kids Toys of the Year Christmas 2023

Hilarious, anarchic, perfect for your next family game night.

After the success of the film, this is every little girls' ultimate gift dreaam!

Buildable castle toy features the Room of Requirement inspired by an iconic Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 scene.

This action-packed adventure includes 4 dolls, 1 vehicle, and 25 plus accessories with locations like the beach, boardwalk, and hotel.

A HUGE hit last year, cute mama guinea pig and her babies is still one of this year's most-wanted.

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Wearing his iconic faux fur coat from the movie, this collectible Ken doll is the perfect gift for any Barbie fan!

Make your own jelly stickers, great fun for creative kids.

Yep, it's back - again! Newly revamped with brighter colours and even more sounds and interactions.

This cute panda themed interactive learning toy grows with your baby from sitting to pulling up and taking their first steps. 

Just add the ingredients and follow the experiment's steps to create your beast! Comes with Real Bio Mist & 80+ lights, sounds and reactions.

Make waves with the Barbie Dream Boat. This playset is decked out with premium details like a pool, slide and two different transformations.

Perfect for inspiring young artists to create and trace their favorite designs.

A build for Lamborghini fans and car collectors to give sports car enthusiasts aged 9+ an advanced building challenge.

Clip Skye into the cockpit of her airplane toy, move it around and squeeze the lever to rotate the wings of her jet and to hear sound effects and music from the movie!

Young Harry Potter will love building and displaying Dobby, one of the most beloved characters in the Wizarding World.

The Nerf Elite 2.0 Double Punch blaster features 2 barrels that rapidly move back and forth as you fire and unleash 20 darts in indoor and outdoor games.

A digital pet you can touch. Bitzee goes beyond the 2D screen; it’s the virtual pet you can really touch and feel in our 3D world! 

Hit the road and discover storytelling adventures with a 6-inch Chelsea doll, her pet puppy and their adorable, unicorn-inspired car!

This award-winning STEM toy combines aspects of marble runs and logic puzzles to make one, great game that encourages kids to use their spatial reasoning and logic skills.

With 10 surprises in 1 package, the Barbie Cutie Reveal Fantasy Series dolls deliver the cutest unboxing experience with soft, plush animal friends and fashions, surprises and transforming fun.

The Bluey Keepy Uppy Game is a fun action game where players use their character paddles to keep the balloon up in the air!

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This exciting Cruise Ship Toy, from DreamWorks Gabby’s Dollhouse, comes with over 18 pieces which includes a Gabby Girl doll and MerCat figure, along with tons of dollhouse accessories and furniture!

With no less than 13 different Disney Princess LEGO figures, this is the ultimate gift for any Disney and LEGO fan!

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The perfect recipe for number learning fun! From counting and cooking to serving and sharing, it's preschool prep for little chefs—16 fun ingredients included!

Transform the Hot Wheels City Ultimate Hauler from a 20+ toy car transporter to a growling and stomping T-Rex!

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