Some of the best toys of 2014, the ones that are most popular amongst kids but not parents, cross over into another product category – personal electronics and, more specifically, smart gadgets. Others are inspired by hit animations or video games. Others are true classics that continue to enjoy children’s attention even today.
Without a doubt, 2014 is the year of Frozen-themed toys. However, it is the Disney Frozen Sparkle Dolls that top the list of best sellers. Although the collection includes dolls of Kristoff and Anna, the one of Princess Elsa is has seen the most impressive sales over the last few months.
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One recipe to create the year’s most popular toy is by combining a hit video game with a popular construction set. This is exactly what LEGO did with its set LEGO Minecraft The Village. With it, kids can create their own Minecraft world, but this time not in the virtual reality, but through numerous LEGO pieces.
The first technology toy on the 2014 best toys list is Zoomer Dino Boomer. It merges the lost world of dinosaurs and the modern world of today. This dino toy features a control pad, which can make the creature roar, dance, move, chomp, run and many other actions. Boomer is also programmed to learn new tricks, which means that kids can teach it to do even more things.
Fire HD 6 Kids Edition, 6″ HD Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case
Although tablet’s popularity picked up just a couple of years ago, tablet PCs already found a place among the top toys for kids. This year Amazon released a special smart gadget for kids called Fire HD 6 Kids Edition and it quickly landed among the best sellers of 2014. It costs less than $150 and it comes with many child-friendly entertainment and educational features.
Lionel Polar Express Train Set – G-Gauge
Similar to LEGO sets, Lionel trains are classic toys that has and continues to capture the imagination of generations of kids. This year, the Lionel Polar Express Train Set – G-Gauge. It impresses with its detailed style and authentic train sounds and whistles. In addition, it is quite easy to set up and to control it, which makes it suitable for a wider range of children.
What can we expect in 2015? It is predicted that the Frozen toy obsession will be replaced by a Batman toy trends. Many toy makers have already unveiled their Batman products and early reviews are more than positive.