AMAZON IS EXCITED ONLY 88 SLEEPS UNTIL CHRISTMAS
R U JOKING, GRANDAD BLOG 28th September 2017
88 sleeps until Christmas and Amazon is hoping to get fat. Yesterday they revealed their top ten toys for Christmas reminding everyone that from today there are only 88 sleeps until Christmas.
The list features a mix of tech toys like the Anki Cozmo robot that has its own unique personality, and more traditional board games like the updated version of the hit Pie Face game from a few years ago.
There’s also favourites from popular brands like LEGO and Paw Patrol that make the final list too.
Sriram Parthasarathy, Toys & Games Manager at Amazon.co.uk said of the list: “Unwrapping toys on Christmas morning is one of the lasting memories of the festive season for every generation,”
He added: “Some well-organised families are already planning what’s going to be under the tree this 25 December. Traditional and technological presents feature on this year’s wish list, combining coding, creativity and getting together as a family.”
Check out the full list below:
1. Vtech Kidizoom Flix Playset: £47.99 (RPP £59.99)
Flix can detect faces and give funny responses when you speak to it. Kids will be able to customise its look using the in built camera too.
2. Anki Cozmo: £169.99 (RRP £199.99)
Cozmo is a real-life robot that evolves the more you hang out, the robot companion will even nudge you to play.
3. LEGO Boost Construction Toy: £169.99
The LEGO boosts allows kids to build and code interactive, motorised robots and models with distance, colour and tilt sensor technologies.
4. Pie Face Sky High Game: £29.99
The updated version of the Pie Face game now allows players to test their strength as they try to give their opponent a face full of whipped cream – towering over 3 feet tall.
5. Little Tikes Princess Cozy Chariot: £81 (RRP £109.99)
Let your little one pretend they are like a real-life royal their very chariot. And the pink saddle, bridle and reins are removable too, for when they only want to play with the horse.
6. Mattel Bloxels Game: £39 (RRP £43.99)
Kids can create and animate play spaces, characters and objects with Bloxels, helping them become the artist, game designer, storyteller, programmer, publisher and player in their very own virtual reality.
7. Paw Patrol “Sea Patroller” Playset: £59.99 (RRP £69.99)
Equipped with a boat load of features including lights, sounds, a working crane, a life-saver launcher, storage and an exclusive Ryder and baby octopus – your children will be occupied for hours.
8. Melissa & Doug Chef’s Kitchen Playset: £149.99
Think your child is a Masterchef in the making? Let them cook up a storm in this ultra-modern play kitchen, which features a the real ice maker.
9. Nerf Nitro Motor Fury Rapid Rally: £44 (RRP £49.99)
Let kids show off their moves by blasting cars using the motorised, rapid-fire action of the Nerf Nitro Motor Fury Rapid Rally set.
10. Letters to Santa: £24.95
Shrink your letters to Scout Elf size for the absolute fastest delivery and get them returned as ornaments that your kids can keep forever.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. – Christopher Reeve
Happiness is…knowing Christmas Day is 88 sleeps away
GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is because they have a common “enemy”.
LOVE SONG FOR MAMMA
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Highest chart position No.30 on 16th November 1991
It first appeared on Clapton’s 1977 album Slowhand. He wrote the song about Pattie Boyd
WHAT’S POSITIVE IN OUR LIFE (In UK)
The NHS. Having free medical care