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Christmas 2021: what are the most popular toys this year?

2021-12-04T05:21:40.209Z

Board games, best-selling children's toys ... As Christmas approaches, Le Figaro is making the rounds of trendy games for young and old.



Christmas Eve is fast approaching and the time has come to find some gift ideas to slip under the tree.

For children or adults,

Le Figaro

has identified for you the games and toys that are snapped up in stores.

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In children, the schoolyard phenomena set the trend. 25 years later, they are still there. The Pokémon monsters, the first video game of which was released in 1996, remain "

a flagship recreation activity

", explains Franck Mathais, JouéClub spokesperson. So don't worry, if you hear about the

Pokemon raichu gx sl 3.5 card box, the brand's

best-selling product since the beginning of the month at a price of 39.99 euros. Also in the top 3 is the

poke ball belt,

sold for around 20 euros to transform into a super trainer in the playground. "

The Pokémons are the monumental explosion in stores,

" confirms the manager of a King Jouet located in Paris. "

The demand is such that I limit the number of articles in store so that the resellers of the net do not benefit from it

”.

On the doll side, the star of the moment is named

Baby Alive.

The "

Baby who grows and speaks

", designed to grow three times by almost 10 cm, goes from newborn to baby to the big girl stage. It is sold around 45 euros at King Jouet. You might also hear about some

barbie magical braids.

The historic doll with long blonde hair has been the best-selling Joué Club since the beginning of the month. Barbie, "

her magic house

" and its variations remain among the most popular classics. For young and old Lego lovers,

the Harry Potter Lego chessboard

, sold for around 75 euros, is the transgenerational game that brings together chess enthusiasts and construction enthusiasts.

The Star Wars ranges or the

Super Mario adventures starter pack

"

is one of the store's top Lego sales

," according to the manager of the Parisian store King Jouet.

How to please toddlers and their parents?

The

Lunii

Story

Factory has remained at the top for several years.

The best-selling toy in 2020 is a storyteller that allows children to create their stories by choosing their character, place or an object .. that will compose them.

The little radio-like box sold for around 60 euros includes 48 stories with the possibility of downloading hundreds from the Luniistore site.

Run to board games

For the past two years, there has been a growing hobby category that leaves you little chance to go wrong: board games and puzzles.

"

It is the most dynamic category on the market with + 20% growth at Joué Club this year

", testifies the spokesperson of the sign for whom the confinements have made it possible to recreate a craze for the activities at home to be done with family, couple or friends.

While one in five toys would be bought by an adult, for an adult, some names stand out.

At Joué club, the star party games of the moment are called

Beat That

and

SkyJo

.

Sold for around thirty euros, the first card game challenges you to bet on your ability to succeed in a series of unusual challenges at home, with family or friends, when the SkyJo game (around 15 euros) is placed in the line of Uno for the greatest pleasure of fast strategists.

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If you've never heard of

Codenames

, be surprised!

The game, which now also exists in a

Duo

version

and sold for around 20 euros, is played in two teams to step into the shoes of a master spy or an agent on a mission during a game.

If you are not used to bluffing and are looking for games for the youngest, the classic games of the

4th Power

and the

Nutty Doctor

at prices of around 12 and 20 euros remain among the most popular of board games.

Source: lefigaro

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