Category Archives: Top 10 Toys

Barbie Colour Change Bag Review

Barbie Colour Change BagBarbie Colour Change Handbag Review
Our rating: 4.5 stars

This cool handbag or shoulder bag for Barbie fans uses colour sensing technology to change the bag’s background colour from white to whatever colour you hold it up against. Along with the bag, you get plenty of clip-on accessories to decorate it, plus a mini matching bag for a Barbie doll.

It’s not expensive, and it could be the perfect accessory for a Barbie fan. So let’s take a closer look.
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DohVinci Style and Store Vanity Review

DohVinci VanityPlay-Doh DohVinci Style & Store Vanity Complete Design Kit Review (Hasbro)
Our rating: 4 stars

DohVinci is a follow-the-plan series of design kits from Play-Doh, allowing kids to complete a finished product with the aid of dough-type materials. The Style and Store Vanity is one of the most popular kits, and at first glance it looks great.

But how does it measure up when the project is completed? What do you get, and is there much room for creativity? Let’s see what buyers think.
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Frozen Skating Elsa Doll and Anna Doll

Disney Frozen Skating Elsa Review & Frozen Skating Anna Review
Our rating: 4 stars

Frozen Ice Skating dollsIn the Disney movie ‘Frozen’, so popular with kids (especially girls) this year, there’s a moment when Elsa and Anna skate to celebrate the end of wintry weather. With one or both of these two Frozen skating dolls you can recreate that magic moment, and they’re pretty much guaranteed to produce whoops of delight from little girls.
But what should you know before you buy? Let’s take a look.
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BoomCo Rapid Madness Blaster Review

BoomCo Rapid Madness Blaster Reviews
Our rating: 5 stars

Boomco Rapid Madness BlasterBOOMco guns are the latest big thing, and the BOOMco Rapid Madness Blaster will be a stunning gift for any child.

It’s air pump powered so no batteries are needed – a bonus for parents – and it comes with 30 darts and a target. The darts are soft but are designed to stick to the target, and the gun is big but not heavy, perfect for kids. So how does it measure up in practice?
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My Friend Cayla Review

My Friend CaylaMy Friend Cayla Doll Reviews

Our rating: 3 stars

My Friend Cayla marks a new trend in dolls – not only does Cayla talk, but she can understand what you say, and she even answers questions. Suitable for age 4 and up, My Friend Cayla can tell a story, and even play noughts and crosses.

It’s not surprising she’s on thousands of little girls’ Christmas lists! However, parents are not always so happy, and there are some things you need to know before you buy. Read on to see what they are.

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Xeno Ultra Review

Xeno Ultra baby monsterXeno Toy Review
Our rating: 4.5 stars

Xeno is the little baby monster who wants your love and demands your attention! Play with him and take good care of him, and he’ll respond. Your Xeno interactive toy wakes up wanting attention, eager to play. With many different moods, he can be happy, upset, grumpy, playful, hungry, unwell, disappointed, angry, sleepy, thoughtful or bored.
So is the Xeno toy a good purchase? Who’s going to love him, and who’s going to hate him? Let’s see what buyers think.
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Teksta T-Rex Review

Teksta T-Rex Reviews
Our rating: 5 stars

Teksta T-RexThe Teksta T-Rex robotic dinosaur electronic pet has arrived, and he’s wowing the nation’s kids. Described as having a motion sensor, touch sensor, emotional intelligence and conversation mode, he can respond to many different styles of interaction. Make him walk, stop, roar, or even talk to you, as you like!

So how does this toy compare with others, such as Teksta’s own robotic puppy, or other robot dinosaur pets? Let’s take a look.
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LeapTV Review

Leap TV Video Game System Review (LeapFrog)
Our rating: 5 stars

LeapTVThe LeapTV active video games console is designed to get minds and bodies moving. It comes with one free set of games, and more are available from the LeapFrog store.

Specifically designed for kids aged 3 to 8, it’s easier for little hands to grip than gaming consoles designed for older children. You even get audio instructions for kids who cannot read yet. Games have different levels according to the child’s age, and the games them active because the console has body motion capture sensors. So let’s take a closer look.
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Transformers Stomp & Chomp Grimlock Review

Transformers Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Review (Hasbro)
Our rating: 4.5 stars

Transformers Stomp and Chomp Grimlock with boyTransformers are constantly on the bestseller lists and with the movie that came out this year, it’s no surprise we have a Transformers Age of Extinction toy on the top 10 list this Christmas.

The Stomp and Chomp Grimlock is a massive figure that transforms in one easy step from a robot to a dinosaur, aimed at the 5+ age range. Let’s take a closer look to see how he measures up.
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VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch Review

VTech Watch: Kidizoom Smartwatch Review
Our rating: 5 stars

Kidizoom Smartwatch pink
The VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch is not a cheap play watch – it really tells the time, and does a lot more besides. It’s brightly coloured and childproof, but you can set it to either a digital or traditional clock face, and it also takes pictures and videos.

Along with the camera and video recorder there’s a sound and voice recorder, where kids can add special effects. They can even play games on it. So let’s take a closer look at this hit example of wearable technology in the form of a kids’ smart watch.
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