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REVEALED: Top toys for kids this Christmas

Jan Bruce was wrapping dozens of presents to raise funds for Hervey Bay Pet Warriors at Stockland in Hervey Bay.
Jan Bruce was wrapping dozens of presents to raise funds for Hervey Bay Pet Warriors at Stockland in Hervey Bay. Valerie Horton

WATER balloon fillers, remote-controlled cars and Star Wars toys are in high demand from kids across the Fraser Coast this Christmas.

In Stockland Hervey Bay, the toy expert himself; Santa Claus has been listening to children's toy requests for almost a month.

He said Lego and Duplo blocks were the most popular requests for both boys and girls, followed by remote-controlled cars and robot toy animals.

"The older kids ask for iPods, tablets, computers and TVs," Mr Murray said.

Michelle Manderson is one of the volunteer gift-wrappers from the Fraser Coast Pet Warriors who has been decorating gifts at Stockland for the last 10 days.

"A lot of electric cars, anything with minions on it are popular too and so are Star Wars toys."

Target's business manager for toys Simon Cassie said toy trends often follow what kids see in the cinemas.

"With the recent release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars product has been a hit amongst customers of all ages," Simon said.

The top seller for Target this year was the Zuru Bunch O Balloons; The 2015 toy of the year which fills 100 water balloons in 60 seconds.

Top toys

Zuru Bunch O Balloons

Sands Alive

Little Live Pets

Hot Wheels Monster Jam

Thomas & Friends Turbo Flip

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