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Date TimeAugust 27, 2019
VoiceWith the summer holidays drawing to a close and back to school in full swing, we’re now in the countdown to Christmas. (Already? Yikes.)
Best Toys For Christmas 2019: John Lewis Releases Its Predictions
There may be still 17 weeks to go until the big day, but it’s never too soon to start planning (and saving) for toys and gifts for your littl’uns. 
To help, John Lewis & Partners has revealed its top toys predictions that kids will love this year. The retailer has seen a 21% increase in sales of wooden toys this year, so it’s introducing 15 new toys to the collection including: a Leckford Doll’s House, a 50-Piece Train Set and Mini Kitchen.Harry Boughton, toy buyer at John Lewis, said the retailer is seeing a move away from products such as slime and collectables in favour of more sustainable toys that have “limitless play value”. Related... Feeling Guilty About Your Plastic Mountain Of Toys? Here Are 5 Ways To Reduce It “Parents are also telling us that they want to buy toys which encourage their children to spend more time playing with educational games and reading,” he said. “Miniature home products continue to trend, so for parents and family members looking to encourage creativity and role play, we’ve created a Mini Kitchen where little ones can pick up ‘ingredients’ before rustling up a delicious imaginary meal in their play kitchen.” Sadly, you can’t get ahead and buy any of these toys just yet as the majority won’t be available in-store or online until autumn 2019.John Lewis’ Top 10 Christmas Toy Predictions 2019Mini Kitchen, £3550-piece wooden train set, £30Osmo Little Genius Starter Kit, £79.99Folding Scooter, £69.99Tonies Start Box, £69.95Unicorn pull-along, £15Little Robin Red Vest book, £11.99Buy it now. Gravitrax Starter Set XXL £99.99Buy it now.Lego Rocket Assembly & Transport Space Port £119.99Buy it now.Leckford Doll’s House, £100Related... Lush Is Bringing Out A Bath Bomb Advent Calendar (With 24 Days Of Stuff) A Harry Potter Beauty Advent Calendar Is Coming To Boots This Christmas Vacuums, Plants And All The Other Things We Never Thought We'd Care About In Our Late 20s

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