Out of this World

We've rounded up the best new toys on the market for Christmas 2017 for an out of this world experience. Think unicorns, codeable-build-your-own toys, glow-in-the-dark marble runs..

Invite elves and fairies into your home with a miniature door and the world of make-believe will literally be on your doorstep. Doors come in a variety of colours with a range of magical extras including fairy dust, a welcome mat, a postbox, toadstools and even Christmas wreaths. £20 themagicdoorstore.com 

magic door


Build everything you need for your trip into space from a moon buggy and rockets with magnetic shapes that easily connect. Comes with a satellite dish plus an astronaut and set of wheels. Magformers Space Wow Set £39.99 magformers.co.uk


space station


Now you can play marbles in the dark with this cosmic, glow-in-the-dark marble run. Construct your marble run rst with your pick of the 176 pieces. Quadrilla Space City Marble Run by Hape £69.95 harrods.com

Live in the land of castles, knights and dragons this Christmas with this fabulous folding Medieval castle. Kids will love the trap door, working drawbridge and removable turret. Melissa & Doug Folding Medieval Castle £69.99; Castle Wooden Figure Set £14.99 amazon.co.uk

 The unicorn is probably the most fantastical creature and this one – at 66.5cm high – will not disappoint. Melissa & Doug Unicorn Plush Toy White £74.99 amazon.co.uk


Every household needs a fantasy pet. This baby dragon responds to touch with 50+ sound and motion combinations and, of course, breathes flame-coloured mist. FurReal Friends Torch My Blazin’ Dragon £89.99 argos.co.uk

Transform your trainers into a set of sparkling wheels! Razor Jetts Sparking Heel Wheels Skates from 8+ years in citron or pink £29.99 toyrus.co.uk

skates razor