Old school fun is BACK! From new age roller shoes to $3 bubble blowing gloves – Kmart reveals its top 10 hottest …

  • Kmart has revealed their top 10  hottest Christmas toys for 2017
  • The list includes a number of simple items like bubble mits and race car tracks 
  • It is a refreshing change from the gadget-heavy guides appearing online 
  • Here, FEMAIL looks at each of the toys and why they’re flying off the shelves  

Laura House For Daily Mail Australia

Whether it’s iPad friendly plushies or fancy hi-tech gadgets, many parents will fork out thousands on the new must-have toys for their children this Christmas.

But at a glance of the top 10 ‘hottest’ Christmas toys at Kmart for 2017, it seems as though kids will be embracing some old school fun this year. 

From ‘roller shoes’ and mini markets to $3 bubble blowing mits, here FEMAIL looks at each of the toys on the list and why more money doesn’t necessarily mean more fun. 

Here FEMAIL looks at each of the toys on Kmart's hottest Christmas toy list and why more money doesn't necessarily mean more fun

Here FEMAIL looks at each of the toys on Kmart's hottest Christmas toy list and why more money doesn't necessarily mean more fun

Here FEMAIL looks at each of the toys on Kmart's hottest Christmas toy list and why more money doesn't necessarily mean more fun

Here FEMAIL looks at each of the toys on Kmart's hottest Christmas toy list and why more money doesn't necessarily mean more fun

Here FEMAIL looks at each of the toys on Kmart’s hottest Christmas toy list and why more money doesn’t necessarily mean more fun

1. THE GLOVE A BUBBLE 

For just $3 a glove, these affordable and incredibly simple creations topped the list. 

The toy sees children spending hours dipping their animal-themed gloves in solution and watching the bubbles rapidly form as they wave their hands.

According to the Australian department store, they have been flying off the shelves in recent months. 

The bubble solution is included and the gloves are suitable for kids aged three and up. 

For just $3 a glove, these affordable and incredibly simple creations topped the list

For just $3 a glove, these affordable and incredibly simple creations topped the list

For just $3 a glove, these affordable and incredibly simple creations topped the list

2. MONKEY FINGERLINGS 

For just $20, parents can provide their children (aged five and up) with hours and hours of fun this Christmas. 

The tiny monkey toys are worn on fingers and react to touch, motion and sounds by blinking their eyes, turning their heads and swinging upside down. 

Kids can rock them to sleep and enjoy  more than 40 different sounds and animations. 

While simple, the popular Monkey Fingerlings have already sold out online and are only available in store at some outlets. 

For just $20, parents can provide their children (aged five and up) with hours and hours of fun this Christmas

For just $20, parents can provide their children (aged five and up) with hours and hours of fun this Christmas

For just $20, parents can provide their children (aged five and up) with hours and hours of fun this Christmas

3. MAGIC TRACKS 

For many kids, there are few things more entertaining than sitting down and racing mini cars around a track for hours on end.

And the $20 Magic Tracks has stepped the humble racing car track up a notch with a customised track that glows in the dark.

The clever set includes 220 pieces of glowing track, LED lights and a fun serpentine design. 

Suitable for children aged three and up, this toy is already selling out in stores across the country. 

The $20 Magic Tracks has stepped the humble racing car track up a notch with a customised track that glows in the dark

The $20 Magic Tracks has stepped the humble racing car track up a notch with a customised track that glows in the dark

The $20 Magic Tracks has stepped the humble racing car track up a notch with a customised track that glows in the dark

4. BLOCK TECH DECORATION COLLECTION ADVENT CALENDAR 

For those who love an advent calendar, this $10 creation is sure to get you in the holiday mood.

Behind each door on the calendar there is a new Christmas decoration to build as well as instructions on how to decorate your own tree. 

If all goes well, you should have 24 fun new Christmas decorations on the tree by the 25th and your kids will be best pleased with their efforts. 

There are 287 pieces included so it is not suitable for kids under three.  

For those who love an advent calendar, this $10 creation is sure to get you in the holiday mood

For those who love an advent calendar, this $10 creation is sure to get you in the holiday mood

For those who love an advent calendar, this $10 creation is sure to get you in the holiday mood

5. REMOTE CONTROL WIFI VIDEO QUADCOPTER 

The list was not without gadgets however, with this $69 virtual reality ‘quadcopter’ that is controlled via any smartphone. 

Designed for kids 14 and over, they will have a blast streaming and capturing live aerial videos in HD and sharing them with their friends and family.  

The toy can be enjoyed both indoors and outdoors and it has been designed with a tough body to withstand the roughest of landings. 

The list was not without gadgets however, with this $69 virtual reality 'quadcopter' that is controlled via any smartphone

The list was not without gadgets however, with this $69 virtual reality 'quadcopter' that is controlled via any smartphone

The list was not without gadgets however, with this $69 virtual reality ‘quadcopter’ that is controlled via any smartphone

6. WOODEN MARKET STALL 

This fun little creation is a refreshing change from the tech-heavy toys in most Christmas catalogues. 

Designed for kids three and up, this $69 mini stall will provide hours of fun for your little one who can come up with their own store name and write it on the chalkboard. 

There are also 30 fruit and vegetable toys included and a shopping trolley, a cash register and wooden appliances can be purchased separately for extra shopkeeping fun. 

There are also two milk cartons, a coffee pod, three bottles and six wooden creates included. 

This fun little creation is a refreshing change from the tech-heavy toys in most Christmas catalogues

This fun little creation is a refreshing change from the tech-heavy toys in most Christmas catalogues

This fun little creation is a refreshing change from the tech-heavy toys in most Christmas catalogues

7. VR REAL FEEL RACING 3D REALITY SIMULATOR 

Another more modern toy included on the list is this $49 VR toy designed for kids five to 11 years old.

The hands on the motion sensing steering wheel will allow your child to virtually race around 3D graphics with a simulator headset.  

The set is designed for use with headphones and will keep kids entertained as they accelerate, brake and steer around the virtual tracks and feel the bumps and jumps through Max Force Feedback technology.

Another more modern toy included on the list is this $49 VR toy designed for kids five to 11 years old

Another more modern toy included on the list is this $49 VR toy designed for kids five to 11 years old

Another more modern toy included on the list is this $49 VR toy designed for kids five to 11 years old

8. METALLIC ROLLER SHOES 

These chic $45 shoes are reminiscent of the roller shoes we all knew and loved as we were growing up. 

Kids will be able to skate or walk around in style in their metallic high-top shoes that have easily removable wheels at the heel.

The size five gold versions have already sold out online but there are also metallic pink, blue, black, purple and red versions available. 

These chic $45 shoes are reminiscent of the roller shoes we all knew and loved as we were growing up

These chic $45 shoes are reminiscent of the roller shoes we all knew and loved as we were growing up

These chic $45 shoes are reminiscent of the roller shoes we all knew and loved as we were growing up

9. WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE 

Board games are back and bigger than ever! 

With Christmas the perfect time to sit down and play as a family, the $25 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire game is flying off the shelves. 

Children and parents will be able to answer multiple-choice trivia questions of increasing difficulty as they play and recreate the hit game show in the comfort of their own living room. 

The game is suitable for kids aged eight and up and is perfect for eight or more players.  

With Christmas the perfect time to sit down and play as a family, the $25 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire game is flying off the shelves

With Christmas the perfect time to sit down and play as a family, the $25 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire game is flying off the shelves

With Christmas the perfect time to sit down and play as a family, the $25 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire game is flying off the shelves

10. MAGTASTIX 

Designed for kids aged six and up, this simple 40 piece set is perfect for little creatives. 

With the power of magnets, your child can design and create hundreds of cool 3D structures.

Kids will be entertained for hours as they use special rods and balls to build structures – the $25 toy teaching critical STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills.

Designed for kids aged six and up, this simple 40 piece set is perfect for little creatives

Designed for kids aged six and up, this simple 40 piece set is perfect for little creatives

Designed for kids aged six and up, this simple 40 piece set is perfect for little creatives

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