Top 21 Christmas Toys for 2021 – For Toddlers and Preschoolers - Munchy Play

Top 21 Christmas Toys for 2021 – For Toddlers and Preschoolers

Top 21 Christmas Toys for 2021 – For Toddlers and Preschoolers

If you’re looking for unique gifts for toddlers, or wondering what the top toys for Christmas 2021 will be, then happy days!

You’ll be pleased to know that the most popular toys 2021 range from affordable plush toys, to racing sets, huge playsets and the occasional pooping animal (really)! 

So before you get writing that letter to Santa, take a read of the best toddler toys 2021 for children under five. Whether you’re shopping for your own children, your grandchildren or the toddler in your life, here’s the coolest toys and most popular kid trends of 2021.

*Prices correct at time of going to press.

  • Hot Wheels™ City Robot T-Rex Ultimate Garage (from £77.98)

Race them, house them, play with them. Inspiring hours of imaginative play, this huge vertical tower with capacity for up for 100 cars brings all the fun to the festive period. Throw in a giant T-Rex chomping away for good measure, and you’ve got one of the top toys for Christmas 2021.

Age: 5+

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  • Thomas & Friends™ Train Track Plate Collection (£15.99)

It’s the ultimate parent hack… a kids’ plate with a built-in track, for fussy eaters and train-mad kids. This top gift for toddlers is compatible with all their favourite TrackMaster engines, making them a dinner winner. Ideal for Christmas lunch and beyond, it brings kids to the table and keeps them there. The new Thomas & Friends™ Train Track Plate Collection by Munchy Play comes in three designs; Thomas, James and Percy. Buy now here >>>

Age: 3+

  • Squeakee Minis (£10.99)

So much fun in miniature form. These ickle interactive Squeakees allow you to record and playback messages in a super squeaky high pitch that only dogs and toddlers can hear! There are various styles to collect in these latest kids toys.

Age: 5+

  • Draw with Rob (from £5.23)

Rob Biddulph is an illustrator loved by kids. You might well have discovered him during the recent lockdown and YouTube draw-along videos. His artistic books show little ones how to sketch cute animals step-by-step, and keeps them quiet and entertained. No surprise, it’s one of parents’ favourite Christmas presents for toddlers this year.

Age: 3+

  • Fisher-Price™ Laugh & Learn 3-in-1 On-the-Go Camper (from £74.99)

One of the new toys for 2021 that parents are talking about, is this super cool camper. Fun for pretend play, there’s a campfire, play food and a fishing rod to catch fish. Plus it plays songs and has wheels, making it a fun activity centre and one of the best toddler toys 1 year old’s will enjoy.

Age: 9+ months

  • Pop Fidget Toy (from £5)

One of the big kid toy trends 2021 gave us was popping fidgets. If you haven’t succumb to buying one, then now could be the time. These helpful distractions are always handy for time-out and make a great toddler stocking gift too.

Age: 3+

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  • Peter Rabbit 2 DVD (£4.99)

The perfect movie to cosy up to (rated U). Thomas, Bea and the rabbits are back, in this family-friendly movie with James Corden and a raft of other stars. Full of adventure and mayhem, Peter must figure out the bunny he really wants to be.

Age: All

  • Thomas & Friends, Trains & Cranes Super Town (from £89.99)

A must-have for the Thomas the Tank Engine fan in your life, this mega super tower set (87cm tall) is multi-layered, featuring a spinning turntable, crane toys and track pieces to zip around on. It’s one of the best toddler toys for 3 year olds.

Age: 3+

  • Grimms Rainbow (from £68.94)

All things bright and beautiful, this cute rainbow wood block is sure to brighten up any nursery. Plus it’s a great toy for kids to get tactile with too.

Age: 6+ months

  • Sock Unicorn Craft Kit (£10.00)

Keep idle hands busy, and living rooms quiet, with this super cute toy. Complete with all the kit and instructions you need, you’ll be rustling up your very own stuffed unicorn in no time… ahem, we mean the kids will be!

Age: 5+

  • Secret garden book (from £12)

The timeless story about the Secret Garden has been reimagined with colourful images by Frances  Hodgson Burnett, bringing this classic tale to life.

Age: 5+

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  • Lego Jurassic World™ Stygimoloch Dinosaur Escape (£35)

If you’re looking for top toys 2021 for 5 year old’s, look no further. This latest Jurassic World set includes 2 dinosaur figures, an all-terrain off-roader buggy and a treehouse, for hours of endless fun.

Age: 4+

  • Plush reversible octopus (£4.99)

What do you get a 2 year old for Christmas? If they don’t already have one, then this soft octopus toy will get you mega brownie points! The big summer must-have continues to be in big demand for the festive season too. You don’t want to miss out!

Age: All

  • Little Live Pets, Gotto Go Flamingo (from £26.75)

As the name eludes, this is a flamingo that sits on the toilet and does a poo. Yes, you read that correctly. Talk about toilet humour! Still the toddlers can’t get enough of it, and somehow it’s found its way into the best toddler toys 2021 list…

Age: 3+

  • Barbie™ Dream House 2021 (from £240.33)

It’s the stuff that children’s dreams are made of. Three exciting floors of fun, including a puppy play area, rooftop, real working lift and a pool with slide. If only we were small enough to live inside. The new Barbie Dreamhouse comes with no less than 75 accessories, light and sound settings and even a party mode. If you’re looking for new toys for girls and boys, this is a guaranteed hit.

Age: 3+


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  • Star Wars™, The Child Animatronic Edition Baby Yoda (from £55.99)

Even if your little one hasn’t seen Star Wars, we’re pretty sure they’ll love this replica. The force is most definitely strong in this animatronic edition, which flew off the shelves last Christmas, and is set to do the same this year.

Age: 5+

  • Munchy Play Vroom-Vroom Plate (£14.50)

If you’ve got a child that loves cars, but not mealtimes, this could just be the answer! The first-ever kids’ plate with a built-in racetrack helps to rev-up dining and make mealtimes fun. Compatible with Hot Wheels cars, it’s an affordable gift and one of the best toddler toys for 2 year olds.

Age: 6+ months

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  • Fisher-Price™ Laugh & Learn Lil Gamer (from £10.40)

This funky retro design invites babies to learn, play and discover it’s delights, which include 60 songs, sounds and phrases to learn. Perfect for engaging baby’s senses and one of the best toddler toys 1 year olds will love.

Age: 6+

  • Bluey, Family Home playset (£40)

Expect a warm welcome at Bluey’s house, with lots of intriguing features including 4 rooms, a living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom, it offers lots of stimulation and imaginative play.

Age: 3+ years

  • Fisher-Price™ Linkimals Musical Moose

Looking for the top toddler Christmas gifts 2021? One of the anticipated best-sellers is this musical moose. Easing your baby into music, numbers, counting and colours, the loveable moose is the perfect choice for the early years.

Age: 9+ months

  • Space Jam: A new legacy – transforming plush (from £19.99)

Is it a basketball? Is it Lebron James? Actually it’s both. Carrying on the merchandise legacy from the summer blockbuster, this 12 inch plush is a slam-dunk of a treat, and the perfect-size stocking filler and one of the top toddler Christmas gifts 2021.

Age: 4+

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