Top active toys for kids this Christmas

Whether it’s outdoor activities or indoor imaginary play angels & urchins have been busy searching out the best toys for active kids this Christmas.

Virtual Driving

This has to be the perfect Christmas present for kids who love cars. A camera on the roof of the car transmits a live image to the driver’s smartphone. Wear the virtual reality glasses and you will feel like you’re actually driving the car! VR Racer by Revell £99.99




Body Bubble Ball

These Body Bubble Balls from Wicked are such fun! Children can play anything wearing them such as football, bowling or just colliding into each other. They are totally safe because of the double cavity air chamber. Age 8+ £49.99 per ball (don’t forget to buy at least two!) Wicked Body Bubble Ball


Electric Skateboard

Skateboard fans will love this new electric skateboard which reaches speeds of up to 10mph. It will keep going for up to 40 minutes. No chains or belts making it easy to maintain. RazorX Cruiser Electric Skateboard age 8+ £249.99




Laser Tag

Bring the Laser Tag experience to your own home (or garden!) with this ingenious game. Strap the colour-chaging lights to your chest and they will gradually change colour each time you get hit. After ten times you’re out. Comes stereo sound and music too. Can be used inside or out. Age 3+ Laser X, Laser Tag Gaming Experience, £79.95


Magic Tracks

Not only is this track easy to put together, it is super flexible and glows in the dark! Brand new to the UK this year. Magic Tracks Super Starter Set includes 220 pieces to build 3.3 metres of bendy, flexible track and two LED light-up racing cars and loads of accessories such as tunnels and road signs. Age 3+ £29.99 from



Mighty Mountain

Hours of fun are to be had with this wonderful new railway toy from Hape which can be played on lots of different levels. The set includes a waterfall tunnel, an obstacle bridge, a crane, a conveyor belt and a repair station. Hape Mighty Mountain Mine Age 3+ £169.99



Roller Skates

We are loving these retro looking roller skates. Just perfect for having your own roller disco – just add music and a disco ball and you’re off! Rookie Canvas High Roller Skates from junior size 13 up to  size 7 £39.99



Sunshine Catamaran

Cruise on board this luxury catamaran! Relax on the deck and cool off in the pool. Check out the dolphins through the clear bottom boat or enjoy a ride on a banana boat. There’s a restaurant and sleeping quarters too. A great toy for construction and imaginary play. Age 7+ LEGO Friends Sunshine catamaran


Sea Patroller

New this year is the PAW Patrol Sea Patroller which can go on land as well as sea and has plenty of cool features including a working crane and lights and sound. Comes with exclusive Ryder figure and his ATV, an exploration cage and a very cute baby octopus. PAW Patrol Sea Patroller age 3+ £69.99


Wishbone Bike

A bike is the perfect present for Christmas and this one will last. This 3-in-1 model starts out as a stable trike from 12 months, turns into a balance bike then a bike for up to age 6. Genius! You can add stickers, coloured rubber seats and grips to customise it. And would you believe it but this fantastic bike used to be a carpet? This Recycled Edition 3-in-1 Wishbone bike £150, stickers £15,