Mothercare's top 10 toys for Christmas 2018
From a toy farm to a dolls house and retro kitchen, Mothercare has released its top toy predictions for this Christmas.
The baby and children's retailer, which has stores across Kent, is one of a number of companies to have already released what it thinks could fill children's stockings come December.
Mothercare says its list is full of toys for imaginative children who love 'pretend play'. To see the full list scroll below...
Little chefs will love cooking up delicious meals in this wooden kitchen diner, with a retro-inspired design. There is a two-ring hob with dials, oven, sink, microwave, chalkboard and lots of shelf space for storing must-have kitchen kits (play food, pots, crockery and utensils are all available separately).
With animal pen, farmhouse and stable plus 15 accessories including four characters and seven animals (with some even making sounds), the Happyland Farm is perfect for imaginative play and set to be a big hit this Christmas with little ones.
The Little Senses Activity Table from ELC features a host of activities to keep little hands busy including colourful cogs to turn, levers to pull and balls to race down three chutes.
This bear-shaped play mat is extra soft, padded and cosy with two arches and four detachable toys for babies to look at, reach for and play with. The play mat also includes hanging toys that can be easily removed and attached to a pushchair or car seat.
The multi-storey Big City Wooden Garage from ELC is a colourful wooden playset, featuring ramps, a wind-up lift and a helipad. Perfect for pint-sized petrol heads!
This beautiful three-storey wooden home comes with furniture and accessories, has a fun light and sound front door for realistic play, is beautifully decorated inside and out and is topped with a silver sparkle roof with soft-close hinges to prevent little fingers getting caught.
Children will love playing shop with this cash register from ELC. It features a chip and pin machine, scanner, and working microphone so little ones can make customer announcements or ask for more help at the checkout.
The cleverly adaptable 3-in-1 Mini Micro will be the only ride-on your child needs - from Christmas up to their first day at school. Designed by the award-winning team behind micro scooters, the Mini Micro transforms from ride-on, to toddler scooter to "grown-up" scooter”.
Aspiring engineers and mechanics will love the feature-packed Bosch workbench, packed with kit to inspire the imagination including belt sander, drill and bench vice. There’s plenty of storage for tools and space on the workbench for friends to play together.
The vtech First Steps Baby Walker is a sturdy baby walker to help support a baby's first steps and features a detachable learning centre packed with activities. Shapes and light-up musical keys introduce letters, words, numbers, animals, sing-along songs and melodies. Plus, a moving butterfly, discs and rollers help to develop manipulative skills and there’s a removable rattling phone that’s great for introducing role-play.