SA’s most requested Christmas toys will include an R4,500 SUV, retailer says

  • Toys R Us has released the top 20 toys kids want the most this Christmas.
  • The list includes Caylee Beach Villa, Peppa Pig’s smart car, Lego sets, Muscle remote control car, and more.
  • Some of the hot toys, like a police SUV, will set you back R4,499.90, while a Reggie mini car, the cheapest item on the list, costs R199.90.
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With the holiday season approaching, kids and parents are looking to get their hands on the best toys that encourage less screen time.

It depends toys r us‘ recently released the list of the 20 most requested toys. The list includes exclusive toys like the Caylee Beach Villa, Peppa Pig’s Smart Car, Lego sets, Muscle Remote Control Car, 4WD Drift Remote Control Car, Reggies SUV Ride On Police Car and a full line of award-winning Hugmees Squishmallows .

“We are thrilled to kick off the most magical time of the year with the coolest and most sought-after toys of the season,” said Catherine Jacoby, Chief Marketing Officer, Toys R Us.

According to the retailer, this year’s list of top trends is mostly inspired by hands-on interactive games, pop culture and pieces that spark the imagination.

“Social awareness, post-pandemic living, nostalgia and value-seeking consumers have all impacted this year’s toy trends.

“From active, sensory play to playsets featuring kids’ favorite characters, [the] The Best Toys list encourages adults to wrap a very special gift that sparks hours of imaginative play and years of memories,” Jacoby said.

Some notable trends include items centered around family playtime and collectibles, which particularly appeal to adult customers.

“The growing trend of ‘kidults’ has been fueled by the pandemic, with more adults than ever turning to toys to bring joy and lightness into their lives. Toys and games have been an escape for adults and provide a way to reconnect with their own inner child with toys like Funko Pop,” Jacoby said.

Other notable trends include building with Lego products and dinosaurs which have always been a favorite, and this year toys from the new Jurassic World franchise and the Jurassic World Thrash n Devour T-Rex are on sale.

Brands like LOL Surprise and Barbie Color Reveal have signaled that toy fashion is once again at the forefront. This is represented in different body shapes, diversity, and relatable and aspirational toys, allowing children to express themselves through role play.

Here are the hot toys for the upcoming holiday season:

Rainbocorns Eggzania Surprise Mania – R799.90

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Magic Mixies Magic Cauldron Pink Playset – R2,499.90

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Barbie Color Reveal Totally Neon Fashions Dolls and Accessories with 25 Surprises Including Color Change, Assortment – R999.90

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Caylee Beach Villa exclusive to Toys R Us – R1,499.90

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Baby Alive Princess Ellies grows like Isabella and Sophia – R1,599.90

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LOL Surprise Queens Grill And Groove Camper – R1,299.90

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Angel High Itty bitty Prettys capsule doll with color change – R249.90

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RC Muscle Car – exclusive to Toys R Us – R699.90

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Rev Up Rapid 4WD RC Drift Car Assortment exclusive to Toys R Us – R899.90

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Tech Deck Play and Display Skate Shop – R499.90

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Jurassic World Dominion Thrash ‘N Devour Tyrannosaurus Rex – R999.90

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Marvel Goo Jit Zu Simple Assortment R349.90

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X-Shot Skins Dread Dart Blaster Sonic the Hedgehog – R399.90

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Reggies Police Car SUV Ride on 12V exclusive to Toys R Us – R4,499.90

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Paw Patrol Look Out Playset – R1,299.90

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Reggies Mini 1:64 Scale RC Car Assorted – R199.90

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Raptor Remote Control Dino (New Version) – R799.90

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LEGO City Great Vehicles Horse Transporter (60327) – R399.90

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LEGO Friends Pet Playground (41698) – R299.90

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Peppa Pig’s Clever Car Exclusive – Winner Made for Mums Gold Awards UK – R699.90

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Monopoly Travel World Tour R799.90

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Squishmallows Humgees 35cm Assorted R249.90

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