The Top 10 Toys For Christmas 2022, According To An Expert Buyer

OK, so Christmas is still months away, but who'd want to miss out on these brilliant buys?
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Styling Head Ella
John Lewis
Styling Head Ella

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Right now you’re probably reading this somewhere in the sun and would rather not be reminded that the Christmas rush is even a thing.

Yes, it’s August but the festive season isn’t so very far away. And since you’re reading this now, you might as well start thinking about the Christmas shopping you’d usually leave last minute.

For parents, Christmas is a time where you can make your children’s dreams come true. But trying to find the perfect present for your little ones can be tricky. Which is why we couldn’t help eyeing up this list from John Lewis.

The store has released its top 10 toy predictions for Christmas 2022 and this year’s list feature a lot of items that will give parents a serious nostalgia hit.

“It’s always such fun to see toys that brought so much joy decades ago come back around,” says Alan Wright, chief toy buyer (what a job!) at John Lewis,.

If you want to start the Christmas shopping for the kids early, keep reading.

1) Jiggly Pets pink pup, £11.99 (available September)

Pink Pup from John Lewis
Pink Pup
Pink Pup from John Lewis

2) The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (The Book and Film), £20 (available November)

Charlie Mackesy new launch
John Lewis
Charlie Mackesy new launch

3) John Lewis Wooden Pizzeria, £40 (available September)

Wooden Pizzeria
John Lewis
Wooden Pizzeria

4) ‘I’m a Stylist’ Styling Head Ella, £40 (available September)

I'm A Stylist 'Ella'
John Lewis
I'm A Stylist 'Ella'

5) Vtech JotBot Smart Drawing Robot, £49.99 (available September)

Vtech JotBot Smart Drawing Robot
John Lewis
Vtech JotBot Smart Drawing Robot

6) Le Mieux Pony, £49.99 (available September)

Le Mieux Pony
Le Mieux Pony
Le Mieux Pony

7) John Lewis Wooden Workbench, £60 (available September)

Toy set from John Lewis
John Lewis
Toy set from John Lewis
Lego Creator Expert: Santa’s Visit
John Lewis
Lego Creator Expert: Santa’s Visit
Hot Wheels Garage
John Lewis
Hot Wheels Garage

10) Play-Doh Ice Cream Cart, £99 (available late August)

Play-Doh Ice Cream Cart
John Lewis
Play-Doh Ice Cream Cart

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