Best tech toys 2021: Connected toys, robots and more

A great new toy from Nintendo for Mario Kart fans (meaning everyone). 

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A great motorbike toy that can do much more than you might expect.

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A great set of tools and toys that can really encourage kids' creativity.

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Artie is a great way to learn some basic coding, but also really good fun.

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Games that won't just rot away your kids' brains are on hand with Osmo.

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If your young ones are nuts for Harry Potter, this could go down really well.

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A game that's fun for the entire family, get ready for chaos.

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Tigers are in right now, making this a perfect time to pick up Roarin' Tyler.

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Hatchimals are taking over the world - you might as well embrace it.

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Sphero's robots are world-renowned, and this, its smallest, is oodles of fun.

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If you prefer your robots from massive fictional universes, this R2-D2 is probably perfect.

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One last robot, Boxer might be small but it's got lots under the hood to impress with.

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