With so many figures out there for all ages, we thought we would have a look at a few of the most popular ones to try and help you decide which ones will make great gifts this year.
Available from Early Learning Centre – HappyLand offer a range of houses and figures for your little one. Suitable for age 18 months, prices start from £8 for a set of figures. They are great for boys or girls, from families to animals and then from castles to farms, pirate ships to trains there is a really wide range for whatever your little one is into. Click here to view the HappyLand range .We love the Fairyland Bluebell Boot £40 and the Happyland Dino Playset £35.
Fisher Price – Little People
Competitor to Happy Land these figures and houses are aimed at 12 months plus and range from around £8 for a set of people. They have Disney princesses and superhero figures in this collection also, however they do still have the garage and farm too. If you want a specific piece (eg a farm) for a little one I would look at both and decide which one you prefer. Here is the range and you can buy them from several retailers which are linked to the site. We love the Disney Princess song palace, and the Little People Happy Sounds Home.
From fairies and princesses to superheroes and pirates the Disney store has figures galore! From little sets of 6 or so characters to Barbie sized dolls to punching, kicking superheroes there is such a selection you really are spoilt for choice! Some of our favourites include, Spiderman with a spinning web attack belt! £20, Jake and the Neverland Pirates figure set £12.50, The Little Mermaid Singing doll £25, and Disney Princess Delux Figure Set £20.
From a basic doll for £9.99 to princesses, horses, boats, houses, jets, what doesn’t Barbie have! If your little one loves Barbie, then there really is no substitute and there is always a new costume, accessory, family member or pet to buy for her! Available from several shops here is a link to the Barbie shop at Argos. There is so much to choose from but a couple of our favourites include: Barbie popstar doll currently £15 RRP £19.99, this California dream house is a bargain currently at £59.99 instead of £124.99!
Monsters High are going to be big this year, The ghouls of Monster High are stretching their wings, making new friends, having new experiences and, as always, wearing new spook-tacular fashions! These mon-stars can expect a clawesome year! Here is the range from Argos. Some of our favourites include: The Monster High Accessory assortment for £24.99, and the Monster High 13 Wishes Party Clawdeen Wolf doll for £22.99.
Still around this year are the Transformers – robots in disguise! Figures that transform into vehicles based on the cartoon and hit movie. There is a complete range available at most toy shops, here is the range from Argos, our favourites include Optimus Prime £33.29 RRP £49.99, and Bumblebee £31.49 RRP £34.99.
Based on the hit TV series the Power Rangers have a whole range from figures to walkie talkies, scooters and masks. The full range available from Argos . Our favourites include this Power Rangers Cycle playset £12.99, and this Red Power Rangers Figure £19.99.
Based on the huge blockbuster series of films Star Wars figures have been a big hit for many years! Toys R US have a great range of figures and toys. Some of our favourites include Star Wars Darth Vader & Seeker Droid Mission Series Figure £9.99 and Star Wars Anakin to Darth Vader Figure £17.99.
We hope this has given you afew gift idea’s but we would love to know which figures you will be buyin gthis year. Let us know!