Shop the best children’s toy deals while they’re on offer

by Samantha Price |
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Whether you're looking to get a big head start on Christmas shopping while they're on offer, or you just want to make the most of the big discounts, the best children's toy deals are a fantastic way to be smart with your spends.

That's why, at Mother&Baby, we've included the very best children's toy deals from a range of retailers like Amazon and Argos to account for all budgets. Big or small, there are toys of all shapes and sizes that are bound to keep them entertained from trusted brands like LEGO, VTECH, Chad Valley and more.

Best children's toy deals 2024

Best toy train deal

Price: $218.73

Load the train and play different scenarios with multifunctional wagons, different characters, vehicles and accessories. Push the lever on the railroad switch to drive the train to a different track for loading and unloading. They can even set up the tracks in different configurations to load cargo around their very own city.

Age suitability: 6 years+**
Review:** "My 6 year old is train mad and when he unwrapped this on his birthday he was positively exploding with excitement. An expensive set, but you get a lot things in it, and the Engine and wagons surprised me with their size."

Best Play-Doh deal

Play-Doh Drill 'n Fill Dentist ToyAmazon

Rrp: $16.99

Price: $12.49

Featuring bold colours and realistic accessories (including a toothbrush, tweezers and flosser), this playset perfectly simulates real life scenes and inspires imaginative play.

Age suitability: 3 years+**
Review:** "We put it on a tray and actually ended up getting it out (and packing away!) three times on Christmas Day, because he enjoyed it so much. It is 100 times more fun when an adult plays too, of course. Plenty of scope for acting, dental hygiene advice (from the child:-D) and funny noises."

Best dinosaur toy

These dinosaur toys not only form an extensive dinosaur playset for children, but also a vivid playmat with a variety of realistic dinosaurs to let your child learn as they play.

Age suitability: 3 years+**
Review:** "My grandson loves this, he has just turned 3 and loves his dinosaurs."

Best construction toy deal


Rrp: $23.99

Price: $19.99

The magnetic building tiles set includes couple different shapes so that kids can now stretch their imagination to the next level by creating different styles.

Age suitability: 3 years+**
Review:** "Bought these for my preschool grandchildren but as soon as we opened the packet, grandad and I got busy building (and no grandchild in sight!) These are amazingly good and open all kinds of creative, construction doors as well as providing opportunity to teach mathematical language from an early age. I speak with experience here as I am a retired primary school teacher. I actually plan to buy another set so we can build entire castles! Oh and the kids love it too."

Best toy doll deal

Disney Frozen 2 Elsa Travel DollAmazon
Price: $33.99

If your little one loves Frozen, they'll adore this Elsa doll. It's small size makes it perfect for travelling. Her arms move and the details in her costume are just like they are in the film.

Age suitability: 3 years+**
Review:** "The detail of the face is wonderful, the clothes are made of a very beautiful fabric and the details are also very beautiful: in general, it is a perfect size. The doll is made of plastic (it also feels of quality), the colours in general both of the clothes, the hair and the face are very beautiful and just like those in the film. I bought it together with Anna's doll, specifically my favourite detail of Elsa's doll is the clothes because they use fabrics of different characteristics for their dress and they all feel of good quality."

Best doll deal

LOL Surprise Tweens Series 4 Fashion DollAmazon
Price: $23.50

LOL Fashion Dolls make great collectible items and this one in particular comes with 15 surprises including accessories, shoes, skateboard and jewellery so they can kit the doll out with stylish essentials.

Age suitability: 4 years+**
Review:** "It comes in a lovely box with additional items including the little skateboard. Makes a great children's gift."

Best musical toy for children on offer
Price: £49.99 (was £59.99)

Encourage your children to dance, sing, develop their creativity, and have fun with the VTECH Kidi DJ Mix. Thanks to the built-in microphone, speaker and backlit display, your kids will feel like real DJs as they make music.

Age suitability: 6 years+**
Review:** "There a loads of options. The music is good quality and the samples are great. You can record your own samples and play real songs through Bluetooth. It's well-made and nicely designed. My 5 year loves it and the grown-ups had fun with it at Christmas too!"

Best doll toys for children on offer
Price: £8.50 (was £17)

Double the dolls mean double the fun with this adorable set of twin dolls. Kids will love getting involved in some imaginative roleplay as they care for their babies. 

Age suitability: 2 years+**
Review:** "Bought for my granddaughter but my grandson has claimed them lol worth the price I'd say."

Best temporary tattoo toy for children on offer

They can create the ultimate glittery, multi-coloured temporary tattoos that are easy to apply and remove with FabLab Glitter Tattoos Fun with Friends kit. Perfect for parties and sleepovers.

Age suitability: 8 years+**
Review:** "Bought this for my daughters friend for her birthday, they had lots of fun with this so I’ve just purchased it for my little girl for Christmas.."

Spy X provides junior agents with all of the gadgets needed to spy like a pro. Playing Spies is a fun way for children to use their imagination while learning valuable skills through role play.

Age suitability: 6 years+**
Review:** "All the family had fun with this set, after my son asked for night vision Google’s for his birthday we stumbled across this set, and they are really good quality. The voice changing box had us giggling for hours thank you."

Kinetic Sand stimulates children's creative skills, allowing them to create anything they can imagine over and over again. The sand never dries out and not to mention, it's so easy to clean up, too.

Age suitability: 3 years+**
Review:** "Can’t believe this sand isn’t wet. Feels like wet sand, moulds like wet sand, but isn’t wet, and doesn’t stick to anything (except itself!). Awesome stuff!"

Price: £18.75 (was £25)

This great-value nature gift for kids is packed with play starters to help kids enjoy hours of fun, nature-themed play. A great LEGO gift for kids who love dollhouse toys or forest treehouse adventures.

Age suitability: 6 years+**
Review:** "Bought this for my daughter’s birthday and she has really enjoyed putting it together with her dad. The instructions are easy to follow and once constructed it’s as much fun as her imagination."

Gear up for battle with Nerf Elite 2.0 blasters. This pump-action blaster has a 15-dart rotating drum to swamp its targets, meaning it can fire 15 darts in a row before it's even time to reload.

Age suitability: 8 years+**
Review:** "My son has not stopped playing with this gun since he got it. He is having so much fun. He has other Nerf guns but says this is the best one he's ever had! The fast shooting and the amount of bullets he is loving. I will need to get him more bullets though. It is quite a big gun but he isn't having any problem carrying it around. Would definitely recommend if your child is into Nerf!"

This stylish studio has been designed with everything in mind for any serious Blingle Bands creator. Now they can make the most sparkly, fashionable Friendship Bracelets for themselves or all of their friends.

Age suitability: 7 years+**
Review:** "My little girl and her friend absolutely loved this Blingle Bands set. They had such a fun time making there bracelets and the finished bracelets turned out so cute and adorable. I will definitely be on the look out for other kits like this one from this manufacturer because this one was a hit with my daughter and her friends and they got so much enjoyment from it."

Where can I shop the best children's toy deals?

There are a number of retailers with offers on children's toys at the moment. We've highlighted some of the best offers on children's toys currently across the different websites.

Samantha Price is a Commercial Content Writer at heatCloser and Grazia covering topics such as fashion, beauty and wellness.

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