This year, Christmas toys are expected to be harder than ever to obtain due to supply issues, with many stores urging parents to start shopping as soon as possible.
The last thing parents want to do is make a last minute trip to the store to buy the next big thing in the toy world.
Here are the top 7 toys that will be flying off the shelves this Christmas
Fortnite Battle Royale Collector Bus
Rarely has a game become as mainstream as Fortnite. Now Fortnite has launched the Battle Royale Collector Bus with over 100 characters available.
What’s in the box? You get the Battle Bus, 2 exclusive Funk Ops and Burnout and Victory Umbrella figures and costs € 34.99. It is not suitable for children under 3 years old because it contains small parts that present a choking hazard.
Nintendo Switch OLED
September 2021 was the first month in more than two years that Nintendo Switch was not the best-selling console on the planet. The Japanese company recently released an improved Nintendo Switch model with a larger OLED display.
The OLED Switch will set you back € 364.99 at Smyths. Start looking for it early, as it sells out almost instantly when in stock.
Sylvanian Families Hillcrest Home Gift Set
The Sylvanian families are back in fashion, it seems with this home gift set.
“A lovely house with a light blue roof and a large balcony. The playroom also has a swing and slide to play, as well as its own little balcony. Comes with a Silk Cat girl and baby, so you can play right away! “
It comes with 40 accessories to decorate the house. It costs € 39.99 at Smyths.
Harry Potter Hagrid Lantern
When aren’t Harry Potter memorabilia a popular Christmas present? The Noble Harry Potter Hagrid Lantern is on sale at Argos for € 65.
The lantern is the perfect companion for a desk or a bedside table. While Hagrid was a giant, this lantern is 6 inches tall and uses AAA batteries which are not included.
Phone Film Projector
Why not turn the small screen into a big one with the Cinema Phone Projector. Why not add some popcorn for an authentic cinematic experience. The overhead projector costs just € 13 and is available on Argos.ie.
LEGO Classic Brick Set
With 790 pieces in the brick set, you can let your child’s imagination run wild with this LEGO set. There are 33 pieces in different colors, two base plates, a storage box and a brochure for building ideas.
It all costs € 38.99.
Ultra select NERF blaster
It can be used to shoot long range darts or precision shots. It is fully motorized with two ammo clips and 20 darts. 6 C batteries are required to operate the blaster and are not included.
It is available from Smyths for € 64.99.
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