Amazon reveals its top 10 toys for Christmas - and 'Trending Machines' dispensing free toys

The toys that will be on lots of Christmas lists this year, according to Amazon

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It might seem like ages away right now, but the festive season will soon be upon us in all its tinselled, fairy-lit glory. For one thing, Amazon's top 10 Christmas toys have been revealed.

The online retailer has also launched an exciting 'Trending Machine' giving out presents. So, get ahead of the game now and take a look at the best Amazon sale deals. 

The list of top toys includes classics - think Harry Potter and Spiderman - as well as quirky new characters like Little Live Pets Gotta Go Turdle. It's never too early to start your Christmas shopping, especially for the miniature people in your life. You could even bag some bargains with one of our Amazon discount codes.

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'It is always an exciting time of year when we release the top ten toys,' says Matthew Redfearn, Toys Category Manager at Amazon.

'We hope that this Christmas more families will be able to reunite to enjoy them together. As we look forward to spending more time with loved ones, we at Amazon are doing everything we can to spread a little festive cheer.

'The Trending Machine has been brought to life to help us deliver smiles and make Christmas extra special, not only for passers-by, but also for children in hospitals over Christmas,' says Matthew. 

These machines will dispense free toys to passers-by in a range of UK cities and hospitals. Here's the list of the top ten gifts...

Polly Pocket Rainbow Funland Theme Park | £48.99 (opens in new tab)

Kids can enjoy a theme park adventure with Polly Pocket’s 30-piece playset. This includes a roller coaster, unicorn carousel and Ferris wheel - plus seven castle play areas.

LEGO Luigi Starter Course | £44.99 (opens in new tab)

This toy for Mario Kart lovers can be played solo or with friends. The interactive starter course has lots of fun challenges to try. It has a color sensor and LCD screen.

Batman Giant Transforming Playset | £120.65 (opens in new tab)

Kids can channel their inner superheroes with this exciting Batcave playset. The immersive toy comes with a life-size Batman action figure 33 inches tall.

Squeakee The Balloon Dino | £79.99 (opens in new tab)

Squeakee DINO, the electronic balloon dinosaur has 70 sounds and movements to keep kids entertained. Squeakee enjoys walking, chomping on his bone and listening to dance music in his headphones.

Spidey and his amazing friends | £57.99 (opens in new tab)

This toy for Spiderman fans has Spidey ramps and hatches for hours of fun and works with other Spidey vehicles and figures.

Fisher-Price Linkimals Cool Beats Penguin I £25.99 (opens in new tab)

This cute electronic toy is the perfect dance partner for your little one. It features interactive lights and music, helping to teach the alphabet, opposites and counting.

Little Live Pets Gotta Go Turdle | £32.99 (opens in new tab)

Shelbert the turtle sings a funny ‘Uh Oh, Gotta Go’ song - and you can feed him his magic turtle food. The food can be used over and over again.

Pictionary Air Harry Potter | £21.99 (opens in new tab)

Kids and adults can lose themselves in the wonderful world of witchcraft and wizardry with this new edition of Pictionary Air. You can use the wand to draw in the air and see your drawings appear on a screen using the Pictionary Air app.

L.O.L Surprise! OMG Movie Magic Studios | £125.24 (opens in new tab)

This amazing movie toy playset comes with 12 dolls, 4 movie stages, a theatre green screen and some fabulous fashion accessories. It's big but can be neatly stored away when play time is over.

PAW Patrol Transforming PAW Patroller | £55.99 (opens in new tab) 

The PAW Patroller features a cool transforming door and dual vehicle launchers to get kids mission ready. Suitable for ages 3 and up.

The festive season is the perfect time to playing with toys and games, from the best board games to computer games. Customers can learn more about Amazon’s top toys and get ready for the season on the Amazon website (opens in new tab).

It's also a great idea to think about toy storage ideas to keep on top of the Christmas mayhem. Happy shopping!

Millie joined Real Homes in early 2021 as a homes news writer. When she isn't writing about trends, makeovers and houseplant care, she spends her free time making tweaks to her rented flat in North London. Her next project is a very basic armchair reupholstering job to help create a cosy reading nook in her living room. She loves browsing antique centres, tending to her small front garden, and is never without some fresh flowers at home.