Top 10 Children’s Tech Toys for Christmas 2020
Christmas 2020 is just around the corner and most people have started shopping for this year’s hottest tech toys for their children. If you are only just starting though, don’t worry, we have pulled together a list of the top ten children’s tech toys they will probably ask for this Christmas to take the stress out of the search out for you.
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1. VTech KidiZoom Studio, Video Camera for Children
Do you have a future internet star in the making? Let your kids get creative with this creator cam which includes an HD video recorder, 20 virtual backgrounds, a mini tripod/handle and a wrist strap, perfect for making content on their own or with their friends. Available in red or blue, buy yours now from Amazon for £59.99.
2. Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera
For the budding photographer in your family, instax has released the smaller Mini 11 Instant Camera for £69.99. With its Built-in selfie lens, mirror and automatic exposure, it's really simple to use. Create unique instant credit card-sized prints all with the click of a button. Available in 5 subtle tones, charcoal grey, sky blue, blush pink, ice white and lilac purple, there’s a stylish colour no matter your little ones taste.
3. Squeakee Interactive Balloon Dog
This electronic balloon dog will provide hours of fun as he comes to life just like a real pup! With over 60 interactive sounds and movements, you can train your new pup to sit, beg and stand up with the accompanying Squeaker Toy. Pop Squeakee with the Pin or inflate him with the Pump and you’ll be met with a host of surprises. Find out more about this £59.99 Interactive Balloon Dog on Amazon.
4. Star Wars The Child Animatronic Edition “AKA Baby Yoda”
Fans of the hit Disney+ show, The Mandalorian, will love this animatronic version of The Child a.k.a. Baby Yoda. With over 25 sound and motion combinations, it's just like having the adorable Star Wars star at home! Available from Smyths Toys for £59.99.
5. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
Turn your home into a race track with Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, a brand new way to experience Mario Kart on Nintendo Switch! Drive a kart in the real world using familiar Mario Kart controls and see the action from your kart’s onboard camera displayed on your Nintendo Switch or TV screen. Challenge friends and family members to the ultimate racing competition this Christmas! Discover more on the Nintendo store.
6. Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit
For kids who love the magical world of Harry Potter and want to get into coding, this next gift is perfect for them. The Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit comes with step-by-step instructions to build a wand, which includes a gyroscope, accelerometer, and magnetometer so that it can track location, speed, and the position of a hand. The sensors allow the wand to detect the motions of spells in the Harry Potter world, and then kids can use the wand to do Harry Potter-related challenges inside the Kano app. For £49.99 this is the perfect gift to get your kid interested in basic coding techniques.
7. Makeblock mBot Programmable Robot
Continuing with the coding theme, the Makeblock mBot Programmable Robot (£84.99) is an entry-level coding robotic toy for children. Designed to make teaching and learning robot programming simple and fun, armed with just a screwdriver, the step by step instructions, and a study schedule, children can build a robot from scratch and experience the joys of hands-on creation. As they go, they will learn about a variety of robotic machinery and electronic parts, get to grips with the fundamentals of block-based programming, and develop their logical thinking and design skills.
8. Laser Battle Hunters
For those who love remote control racing cars, the new Laser Battle Hunters (£60) are a great choice for a Christmas present this year. Each pack comes with two vehicles so you can battle your friends or, with the Autonomous Mode, dual the two cars against each other. Fire from the IR Cannon at the front of the vehicle and hit the opposition 3 times to win! These amazing remote control cars are sure to bring much joy to your children this Christmas.
9. Fisher-Price Rollin' Rovee Activity Toy
For the littlest members of the family, there are tech toys out there for them too! Perfect for children aged 6 months to 5 years, the Fisher-Price Rollin' Rovee activity toy is an interactive friend that keeps playtime exciting as your baby grows from infant to toddler to preschooler. Each of its four interactive play modes is filled with music and fun activities that encourage little bodies to get moving. It will also act as an exciting learning tool, programmed with lessons on the alphabet, counting, opposites, following directions and more. Grab yours for £60 from Argos.
10. PlayStation Classic
For the gaming teens, why not treat them to a classic console in the form of the Playstation Classic. The console comes with 20 preloaded games, including well-known titles such as Final Fantasy Vll, Jumping Flash, Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3 and Wild Arms. Let them experience these titles in their original format, all for £166.
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