You may think this is the least Christmassy time of the year - but it's actually the time start stores start showcasing their selections to journalists.
Whether you have teen boys, toddler girls, or you just fancy a play yourself; these genius
gadgets and gizmos are guaranteed to fulfill your children's wishlist.
Although these toys are bound to make your children happy, some of the prices are pretty huge.
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Ladies and Gentlemen. Without further ado. We introduce to you... Hamleys
Top Ten Toys for 2012!
- Lego Lord of the Rings, The Battle Of Helms Deep
Although pricey, this walled fortress equipped with eight figurines is bound to supply hours of fun. £125</p>
- Web Shooting Spiderman
This motorized dual-web-shooting Spider-Man is a great toy for your child. £45</p>
- INNOTAB 2
A camera, microphone, e-book and games console all in one! £105</p>
- Nerf Elite Hail Fire
With a 75 feet range and 24 darts who knows what kind of mischief your child could get into. £58</p>
- Master Moves Mickey
A dancing mouse? Why not! With 15 moves and 8 original songs he'll get you and your children on your feet in no time. £89</p>
- Barbie Puppy Play Park
Just clap and the puppies will come running to you! You can even get Barbie to clap and have the puppies follow her around. What girl wouldn't love one of these? £36</p>
- Monster High Doll
Fashionable, independent and brave; your daughter will love this. £23</p>
- Moshi Monsters App Monsters
Download the free app and bring your Moshi Monster to life by putting your iPhone or Ipod touch inside. £30</p>
The iconic sports game is back with more accuracy and choice. £40</p>
- LeapPad2 Explorer
Rated the Number 1 learning tablet, this toy is bound to educate your children while they have fun. £105</p>