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Top Toys for Christmas

It’s not quite that time of year—but the Smyths Toys Catalogue has flown through post boxes across the land, and already kids are circling their must-haves, scrapbooking their favourites, and carefully taking down the reference numbers of toys they love. And so are our toy experts!

Now, we can reveal our Christmas list: Smyths Top Toys for 2017! The toys we love this year include exciting new sets from all-time favourites such as LEGO, as well as brand new concepts from some of the biggest brands around. Whether you’re hoping to find a board game, a robot, or an exceptionally lifelike doll under your tree, we have the ultimate guide to the biggest toys this Christmas.


  1. Fur Real Roarin’ Tyler the Playful Tiger
  2. LEGO Ninjago Movie Destiny’s Bounty
  3. PJ Masks Deluxe Talking Figure 4-Pack
  4. Laser X
  5. Paw Patrol Sea Patroller
  6. Sky Viper Stunt Drone
  7. Imaginext DC Super Friends Batbot Xtreme
  8. NERF Modulus Regulator
  9. Luvabella Doll
  10. Toilet Trouble Game
  11. L.O.L. Surprise Big Surprise
  12. Bush Baby World Dream Tree and Bush Babies
  13. Cozmo by Anki
  14. Our Generation Healthy Paws Vet Clinic
  15. Thomas & Friends Super Station


Fur Real Roarin’ Tyler the Playful Tiger

We’re a little bit in love with FurReal’s adorable Roarin’ Tyler the Playful Tiger. This interactive tiger cub loves to play—when kids roar, he roars back! Tyler is the friendliest big cat around, and with over 100 sound and motion responses, he’s incredible play value. The soft plush fur makes Tyler a super huggable friend for your child.

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LEGO Ninjago Movie Destiny’s Bounty

If your kids loved the LEGO Ninjago Movie, they’ll have hours of fun building and playing with Destiny’s Bounty, Master Wu’s flying ninja training base. This impressive LEGO ship is packed with movie-details, minifigure weapons and accessories. It even comes with 7 minifigures so kids can recreate their favourite movie scenes, or imagine new adventures of their own.

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PJ Masks Deluxe Talking Figure 4-Pack

The PJ Masks 15cm Deluxe Talking Figure 4-Pack is the perfect gift for little superheroes. Given the popularity of the hit TV show, we won’t be surprised if the PJ Masks make it onto a lot of Christmas lists, including ours! This set features Catboy, Owlette, Gekko and Romeo as 15cm poseable figures. Press the characters' amulets to hear them say iconic phrases from the show!

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Laser X

Laser X lets kids bring home the ultimate game of laser tag. With the 2 player pack, you have everything you need for your first head-to-head match. Blast your opponent and their receiver vest will gradually change colour. Get hit 10 times and you’re out! This high-tech gaming experience comes with 2 Laser X blasters and 2 receiver vests.

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Paw Patrol Sea Patroller

The ever-popular PAW Patrol returns to our list this year with the Paw Patrol Sea Patroller. Kids will love saving the day with Ryder! This land-to-sea rescue vehicle features flashing lights and a working crane for all your rescue missions. It even includes a Ryder figure and his Rescue ATV, for even more ways to play!

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Sky Viper Stunt Drone

Drones are at the top of every techie’s wish list, and at Smyths Toys, we’re no different. We predict great things for the Sky Viper Stunt Drone, a high quality model capable of performing 8 awesome stunts at the touch of a button! Flight assist features include auto take-off, hover and land, while the included guardrails protect your drone as you learn to fly.

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Imaginext DC Super Friends Batbot Xtreme

Bat-fans will love this year’s hottest superhero toy: the Batbot Xtreme! Over 2 feet tall and packed with epic features, the Batbot Xtreme boasts projectile launchers, extendable wings, a hidden Batcycle, a lift for the included Batman figure and an awesome voice changer. Kids can even squeeze the trigger to unleash a super-charged one-two punch!

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NERF Modulus Regulator

NERF blasters are always popular with older kids, and the NERF Modulus Regulator is our blaster of choice. Build a blaster for any mission with the fully motorised Regulator. SwitchFire Technology lets kids choose from 3 firing modes, while the included swivel handle and the 2 versatile barrel-scopes allow for blaster-customisation, so you can be ready for any battle.

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Luvabella Doll

The one-of-a-kind Luvabella is really making waves! This incredibly lifelike interactive doll responds affectionately to love, changing her expression just like a real baby. Luvabella learns as you care for her and is capable of over 100 words and phrases! She giggles when tickled, plays peek-a-boo and responds to her accessories. Luvabella is the most realistic baby doll we’ve ever met.

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Toilet Trouble Game

It wouldn’t be the holiday season without an all-new family board game. This year, we’re very excited about Hasbro’s Toilet Trouble. In this hilarious game of suspense, players take turns spinning the toilet paper roll, flushing the toilet handle and hoping they don’t get sprayed with water from the game’s loo!

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L.O.L. Surprise Big Surprise

Half the fun of gifts is in the unwrapping—and the L.O.L. Surprise Big Surprise gives you fifty times the unwrapping fun! Kids can discover 50 layers of surprises as they unbox their L.O.L. Surprise, uncovering new accessories and clues at every layer. The sparkly outer container doubles as a purse or display case, while the exclusive (and maybe rare) dolls inside have secret features, for more surprise fun!

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Bush Baby World Dream Tree

Bush Babies have had a fantastic start as a brand new line of collectible plush toys. These cute critters wiggle their ears, waggle their eyes, and come in their own adorable hanging sleepy pods. Give kids a home for their collection with the feature-packed Bush Baby World Dream Tree. This fun playset has seats for 5 Bush Babies and hanging loops for even more. The Bush Baby World Dream Tree comes with exclusive Bush Baby Niki in her sleepy pod. The playset’s working basket lift, swing seat and light up flower crown add to the fun.

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Cozmo by Anki

This year, you can expect to see Cozmo take the world of tech toys by storm. He’s a gifted little robot with a mind of his own and a one-of-a-kind personality that evolves as you hang out together. Cozmo expresses emotions in response to his environment and will even nudge you to play! All of Cozmo’s functions have been condensed into simple drag and drop blocks to make coding accessible and fun. Accessibility, playfulness and impressive tech make Cozmo one of our favourites.

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Our Generation Healthy Paws Vet Clinic

Vet playsets are always a popular choice. When it’s Our Generation’s take on the classic, you know you’re getting a beautiful, high quality playset for your favourite dolls. The Our Generation Healthy Paws Vet Clinic features a waiting room, an exam table, and an X-ray light box that really lights up! With over 50 accessories, this vet clinic will have kids enjoying hours of imaginative role play fun with their Our Generation dolls.

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Thomas & Friends Super Station

A train set is one of the most rewarding gifts you can give a child—especially when that child is a Thomas fan! The impressive Thomas & Friends Super Station features over 10 metres of track for all your railway adventures. Kids can travel through 10 iconic Sodor locations such as Tidmouth Sheds, Brendam Docks, Knapford Station and the Search and Rescue Centre, all in one set. With endless configurations to fit any space, room for over 100 engines and a new track design that will work with any Thomas engine, the Super Station is sure to make sleepy eyes open wide with delight on that special morning.

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