Imaginative role-play toys are at the top of the charts, getting kids believing in magic again this Christmas. Hamleys, India’s leading retailer of children’s toys, has announced the top 10 toys for Christmas 2021, unveiling the collection for the first time.
With kids having spent the majority of the past 2 years indoors and engaging with virtual platforms and screens, this Christmas collection prioritizes role-play and in-person creativity, allowing kids to to create imaginary worlds and bring back the magic of believing in Christmas. Top trends this season include AI-enabled learning gadgets, dollhouses for immersive play, and reversible plush toys, among other products. The super learning robot MIKO, the Pioneer Drone, the playful furnished hi-life dollhouse and the Infiniti hoverboard are also the highlights of this festive season’s must-haves, and combine smart edu-tech and whimsy to build, play a role and create.
The coveted list of the season’s hottest toys was unveiled by actor and mum Neha Dhupia at the world’s first Hamleys Play Store at Jio World Drive BKC on the 9th, amid a magical and festive party for the main moms. influencers and their children.
Surrounded by Santa Claus and his elves, Neha and famous influential mom Simone Khambatta unveiled the toys that are sure to stimulate children’s imaginations and make playtime a more exciting experience. Neha had a lot of fun tearing up the 10 best Christmas toys one by one and expressed childish joy as she found each of these unique gifts. She also spent time with the children invited to the event in the Hamleys playground, and chatted and messed around with Santa Claus and the elves.
Crowd outside the Hamleys gift shop in Regent Street, London.Photo by Flick
RJ & TV personality Teejay Sidhu was also present at the event, in addition to popular influencers like Shradha Virani (The Diaper Drama), Yuvika Abrol and others.
âBeing a mom of two, juggling work, family and everything in between leaves me little time for festive shopping! This Christmas is even more special for us with two little angels who make our party even more special. Hamleys India is launching her top 10 Christmas toys couldn’t have come at a better time! Hamleys has always been my go-to destination for super cute stuff and this time around I can’t wait to buy some fun and imaginative toys for our children, âsaid Neha Dhupia.
Shah, Group Vice President at Hamleys India, said: âHamleys – The World’s Best Toy Store India has become a pioneer in all new experiences for children to consider. The brand sees high potential in India’s diverse market and plans to launch over 100 stores in the coming year, expanding the reach to over 250 stores in India by March 2023. This has been a special year for us, our brand new concept store Hamleys Play – which focuses on the fun and playful concept has opened its world’s first store at Jio World Drive, Mumbai. Based on the response to the new concept, we are poised to expand this concept to all major cities in India in the coming year. (IANS / JB)
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