Each year the Toy Retailers Association, representing the UK's biggest toy manufacturers, puts together its DreamToys list on the build up to Christmas and recently announced the 72 toys it believes will be most popular for this year's.

There are a whole swathe of delights for kids of all ages (even one or two things we wouldn't mind finding in our own stockings) so we've put 46 of our favourites from several of the categories in a gallery for you to flick through. If you've got a son, daughter, niece, nephew or other family member you just don't know what to get, these should give you an idea or two.

We've stuck to several of the DreamToys categories for our selections and have included the recommended retail prices. However, if you shop around you might even find a few bargains. Just don't take too long with some of the bigger-named brands, such as the Disney Frozen range we've included as they'll fly off the shelves, no doubt.

We start with the 12 toys recommended in the TechTastic category and sweep through many of the others on offer. If you also want to know what the Toy Retailers Association most recommends, here's a list of the top 12 toys overall. Hope it all helps you make a child very happy indeed.

  • Bop It! Beats - Hasbro - £21.99
  • Disney Frozen Snow Glow Elsa - Jakks Pacific - £34.99
  • Disney Frozen Sparkle Doll - Mattel - £16.99
  • Kidizoom Smart Watch - VTech - £39.99
  • Little Live Pets Bird Cage - Character - £19.99
  • Minecraft Figures - Character - £7.99 each
  • My Friend Cayla - Vivid - £58.99
  • Nerf Demolisher 2-in-1 - Hasbro - £44.99
  • The Lego Movie - Benny’s Spaceship, Spaceship, SPACESHIP! - Lego - £79.99
  • Toot-Toot Animals Safari Park - VTech - £39.99
  • Transformers Stomp & Chomp Grimlock - Hasbro - £89.99
  • Zoomer Dino: Boomer - Spin Master - £99.99

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