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

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Styling Head Ella (Photo: John Lewis)
Styling Head Ella (Photo: John Lewis)

Styling Head Ella (Photo: John Lewis)

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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 (Photo: Pink Pup)
Pink Pup from John Lewis (Photo: Pink Pup)

Pink Pup from John Lewis (Photo: Pink Pup)

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

Charlie Mackesy new launch (Photo: John Lewis)
Charlie Mackesy new launch (Photo: John Lewis)

Charlie Mackesy new launch (Photo: John Lewis)

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

Wooden Pizzeria (Photo: John Lewis)
Wooden Pizzeria (Photo: John Lewis)

Wooden Pizzeria (Photo: John Lewis)

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

I'm A Stylist 'Ella' (Photo: John Lewis)
I'm A Stylist 'Ella' (Photo: John Lewis)

I'm A Stylist 'Ella' (Photo: John Lewis)

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

Vtech JotBot Smart Drawing Robot (Photo: John Lewis)
Vtech JotBot Smart Drawing Robot (Photo: John Lewis)

Vtech JotBot Smart Drawing Robot (Photo: John Lewis)

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

Le Mieux Pony (Photo: Le Mieux Pony)
Le Mieux Pony (Photo: Le Mieux Pony)

Le Mieux Pony (Photo: Le Mieux Pony)

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

Toy set from John Lewis (Photo: John Lewis)
Toy set from John Lewis (Photo: John Lewis)

Toy set from John Lewis (Photo: John Lewis)

8) Lego Creator Expert: Santa’s Visit, £79.99 (available now)

Lego Creator Expert: Santa’s Visit (Photo: John Lewis)
Lego Creator Expert: Santa’s Visit (Photo: John Lewis)

Lego Creator Expert: Santa’s Visit (Photo: John Lewis)

9) Hot Wheels Garage With Hot Wheels 20 Car Pack, £85 (available now)

Hot Wheels Garage (Photo: John Lewis)
Hot Wheels Garage (Photo: John Lewis)

Hot Wheels Garage (Photo: John Lewis)

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

Play-Doh Ice Cream Cart (Photo: John Lewis)
Play-Doh Ice Cream Cart (Photo: John Lewis)

Play-Doh Ice Cream Cart (Photo: John Lewis)

This article originally appeared on HuffPost UK and has been updated.

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