Best Toy Deals for December 2018: Last minute Christmas bargains

Best Toy Deals: Are you playing around with the idea of grabbing some late toy deals before Christmas? You’ve come to the right place.

The idea of shopping for toys this close to the big day might be too hellish to contemplate. But you’ve still got time to place those last minute online orders – no hectic shopping centre visits required.

In fact, the online space is where you’re going to get the biggest and best bargains right now. Some of the UK’s top online toy retailers are offering some tasty deals.

Argos is well known for its toy deals. The famous retailer often runs 3 for 2 and 2 for £15 offers on its toy ranges. Even when it doesn’t, you can expect money off LEGO, NERF, Barbie, Marvel and a bunch of other major toy brands.

Related: Best Lego sets 2018

At this particular moment, Argos is offering a number of Barbie toys at half price, as well as 50% off Marvel Titan figures.

Uber-retailer Amazon is another safe bet for toy deals. Right now you’ll find huge savings on Sphero Star Wars toys.

We’ve also got some great deals from John Lewis and Smyths – two more trusted sources when shopping for toys here in the UK. John Lewis is offering some of its stocking-friendly play sets for half price.

All prices were correct at time of publication but are subject to change. Be sure to snap them up before they’re gone.

Amazon Toy Deals

Amazon Toy Deals

Cozmo Robot by Anki - A Fun, Interactive Toy Robot, Perfect for Kids

Anki Cozmo is an adorable little robot that can play all sorts of games via a smartphone app. He was Amazon's top selling toy back in 2017, and now he's available for a super-low price of £120 he could well be the perfect stocking filler this Christmas.

Nerf Laser Ops Pro Alphapoint Two Pack

As part of Amazon's Deals of the Day, you can save a staggering £27.85 off this Nerf Laser Ops Two Pack which works with the Nerf Lasers Ops Pro app – bringing you all that nerf fun without the mess of physical pellets flying around.

Anki Overdrive Starter Kit

Bringing Scalextric to the digital age, Anki Overdrive is an addictive slot-racing game where you can control the miniature toy cars via a smartphone app. With a whopping £50 price cut this Black Friday, Anki Overdrive could very well be the perfect Christmas present for both children and adults.

Nerf N Strike Mega Twin Shock

Another stonker from Amazon's Deals of the Day, this Twin Shock Nerf gun packs a serious punch – particularly at only £19.50 for today only.

Fisher-Price Rainforest Gym, Baby Playmat with Music and Lights, Suitable from Birth for New-Borns

Trying to entertain a baby can be tricky work, but it's certainly a much easier job with this Fisher-Price Rainforest Gym – now with a £25 saving to be had.

Exploding Kittens: A Card Game About Kittens and Explosions and Sometimes Goats

If you're in the market for a brand new card game, then you can do far worse than Exploding Kittens. Crazy, hilarious and entertaining to no end, plus with £14 off.

Amazon Best LEGO Deals

LEGO 10698 Classic Large Creative Brick Box Construction Set

For any budding LEGO inventors out there, this box full of 790 individual pieces is just what you need to get started – now with 25% off.

LEGO 60110 City Fire Station Building Toy

A chunky saving on this fire station play set, which includes a fire station, truck, helicopter, and six minifigures.

Amazon Best Star Wars Deals

Star Wars BB-8 App Enabled Droid with Force Band Bracelet by Sphero

Sphero's Star Wars robots typically need an iOS or Android phone in order for you to activate and direct them via Bluetooth but with the Force Band bracelet, you can free up your phone and use the force (well, Bluetooth) instead.

Star Wars R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid by Sphero

Sphero's R2-D2, everyone's favourite 'droid, is currently available from Amazon with a generous Black Friday discount. As all Sphero robots will talk to and play with each other, if there's room in your basket for one more, this could be the discount you're looking for.

Star Wars BB-9E App-Enabled Droid with Droid Trainer by Sphero

BB-9E, BB-8's evil-looking counterpart from The Last Jedi, is available to pick up for less from Amazon on Black Friday.

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Argos Toy Deals

Best Argos Toy Deals

Star Wars X Wing Revell Control Spot 2.0 Camera Drone

Jump into the Star Wars universe with this amazing half price saving on an X Wing Revell Control Camera Drone – giving you plenty of fun for half the price.

Complete Barbie Home Set with 3 Dolls and Pool

Argos has slashed the price of several barbie playsets in half but this one takes the cake. With three dolls and a pool to boot, this set is an absolute steal.

Barbie Fiat Car and Doll

If you're after something a little bit cheaper from the Barbie range, then this double pack containing a Barbie doll and her Fiat car should do the trick at only £29.99 (50% off the usual price).

Marvel Titan Hero Series Mega Collection 11-pack

Time to recreate your own Infinity War with this amazing pack of Marvel Superheroes, featuring 11 iconic characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Now with 50% off.

Argos Best LEGO Deals

LEGO Friends Snow Resort Chalet

Coming in at a much lower price than its competitors, Argos is selling this beautiful LEGO Friends Snow Resort for just £23.99. Amazon currently has the product listed for nearly £10 more.

LEGO Juniors Raptor Rescue Truck Set

A great set for any younger LEGO fans in the audience, featuring a simplistic design with easy to follow instructions and a handy £5 discount for your troubles.

LEGO Star Wars First Order Heavy Assault Walker Toy - 75189

Rebels beware, the First Order is on its way with this insanely impressive LEGO set.

LEGO Ninjago Movie Destiny's Bounty

Ninja's and pirates unite in this awesome LEGO set.

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John Lewis Toy Deals

John Lewis Black Friday Toys Deals

John Lewis & Partners Fire Playset

This compact play set for 18 months and older encourages role play with an opening door and buttons for lights and tunes.

John Lewis & Partners Police Playset

This compact play set for 18 months and older encourages role play with an opening door and buttons for lights and tunes.

John Lewis & Partners Cafe Playset

This compact play set for 18 months and older encourages role play with an opening door and buttons for lights and tunes.

Backyard Safari Field Scope

Zoom in on bugs in your garden using this 6x scope, which includes a sturdy handle grip and built-in LED light.

John Lewis Best LEGO Deals

LEGO Ninjago 70656 garmadon, Garmadon, GARMADON!

This Ninjago movie set doesn’t have any money off, but it is notable for being exclusive to John Lewis.

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Smyths Toy Deals

Smyths Black Friday Toys Deals

Thomas & Friends Super Station Train Set

With the ability to hold up to 100 engines and be manipulated into several different designs, you'll be left wondering why your local train service doesn't run as well as the Thomas & Friends Super Station.

Aerial Quadcopter Drone

For a cheap and cheerful drone this Christmas, you'll be hard pushed to find a better deal than this throughout Black Friday.

Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage and Car Wash

Hot Wheels fans, you're in for a treat. Smyths has dropped a massive £35 off this Ultimate Garage and Car Wash playset for Black Friday.

Barbie House Pool and 3 Dolls

With three dolls included in this playset, it's already a solid choice for any child, but with a £10 discount on top – it's a total no brainer.

Smyths Best LEGO Deals

LEGO City Police Station

No LEGO City build is complete without the pièce de résistance that is the Police Station. There's a ridiculous amount of fun to be had with this set, making it fantastic value for money.

LEGO 41340 Friends Heartlake Friendship House Building Set

A hot tub and a slide? Why can't I have a house like this? Either way, with a £10 saving to be had, the LEGO house of your dreams can be yours for a much cheaper price.

LEGO 42078 Technic Mack Anthem Truck

One for the older LEGO fans out there and a great way to satisfy your inner trucker. Now with a massive £40 off.

LEGO 76111 DC Comics Super Heroes Batman: Brother Eye Takedown

Includes the Batjet with working stud shooters, three minifigures (including both Batman and Batwoman), and baddie Brother eye to scrap with.

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