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Hasbro giftsThe festive holiday season is almost upon us, this year unwrap the magic of the season with an exciting range of great gifts brought to you by global play and entertainment company, Hasbro, who is committed to creating the world’s best play and entertainment experiences.   With a wide selection of options, to surprise and delight, from popular brands including NERF, Play-Doh, Baby Alive, furReal, Transformers and more plus fun new Hasbro Gaming solutions – there something for each family member, no matter their age, to enjoy this summer! #gifted

To make it easy for us parents here’s HASBRO’s 2020 ‘Best Seller’ selection for this festive season:

Mama Josie the Kangaroo from FurRealMeet this lovable mama from Down Under! Mama Josie the Kangaroo from furReal offers both interactive nurturing play and a surprise unboxing experience. Mama Josie comes with 3 adorable babies – one baby ‘roo is a boy, the other a girl, and the third one’s… a surprise! Unbox all three for the big gender reveal. This loving mama responds to touch with 70+ sound-and-motion reactions, she moves her head and arms, hops to music, and can hold and “kiss” her babies while making loving sounds. There are cute accessories for the babies, and one for Mama herself – a smoothie accessory kids can give her to hear cute feeding sounds… and the occasional hiccup! Whatever she does, she’s sure to captivate! Watch Mama Josie in action here.

Suitable for Age 4+


Play-Doh fans will love the Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Drizzy Ice Cream Playset. Drizzle a crazy candy coating on your Play-Doh ice cream creations. For the first time ever, this toy ice cream set comes with Play-Doh Drizzle compound – a pretend syrup that turns into a pretend candy shell when you drizzle it on top of regular Play-Doh compound. The Play-Doh ice cream maker is easy and fun to use, load some regular Play-Doh compound and press the handle to create colourful Play-Doh sundaes and cones. Squeeze some Play-Doh drizzle on top and add fun Play-Doh sprinkles and candies to decorate.

Suitable for Age 3+


Musical Adventure Elsa and Anna fashion dollsMusical Adventure Elsa and Anna fashion dollsKids can sing along with the Musical Adventure Elsa and Anna fashion dolls (each doll sold separately) as she belts out a song featured in Disney’s Frozen 2 movie. Doll includes batteries so the musical fun can start as soon as kids open the box. All they have to do is turn on the switch on her back and press the button on her bodice to start the catchy tune. Kids will also love her movie-inspired dress with its elegant design and glitter accents.

Suitable for Age 3+


If your kids enjoy playing with the Nerf range as much as my son does, then these are sure to put a huge smile on their faces this festive season.

Nerf Ultra OneExperience Nerf Ultra blasters – the ultimate in Nerf dart blasting! The Nerf Ultra One motorised blaster has a high-capacity 25-dart dart drum and comes with 25 Nerf Ultra darts. Fire over two dozen darts with the high-performance advantages of this Nerf Ultra blaster. You have the skills and the expertise as a Nerf battler, now you have the blaster and darts for game-changing superiority! Suitable for kids age 8 years and older.

Suitable for Age 8+


Nerf Elite 2.0 BlasterIf your kids are a little younger, then gear up for battle with Nerf Elite 2.0 blasters that come with double the darts and feature built-in customizing capabilities so you can upgrade them and seize the advantage in Nerf competitions. (available in South Africa from mid-November)

Suitable for Age 6+


The Nerf Elite 2.0 Shockwave RD-15 blaster features three tactical rails, barrel attachment point, and stock attachment point to optimise for battle.  This pump-action blaster has a 15-dart rotating drum to swamp your targets. Pull the priming slide back and press the trigger to unleash 1 dart or hold down the Nerf Echotrigger and keep moving the slide to slam-fire all 15 darts.

Suitable for Age 3+ (under supervision)


The Nerf Elite 2.0 Echo CS-10 blaster includes a removable stock and removable barrel extension so you can customise the blaster multiple ways. Take advantage of five tactical rails to add other battle accessories (not included). Comes with 24 Official Nerf darts – load 10 into the clip and keep the rest nearby for reloads.

Suitable for Age 8+


Transformers & The Power Rangers will always be a favourite in any stocking.

Cyberverse Battle Call Officer Class figuresThe Transformers Battle for Cybertron is on! Mobilize for action with Cyberverse Battle Call Trooper Class figures and Cyberverse Battle Call Officer Class figures. Each figure includes a signature weapon, which disassembles and attaches to the figure to create power-up armour. Voice activation offers an exciting new way to play with Transformers. With each Officer Class figure, activate battle sounds and pulsing lights with voice commands and with each Trooper Class figure, activate pulsing lights in each figure’s chest with voice commands.  Officer Class figures command Trooper Class figures with interactive sounds. Figures convert between vehicle and robot modes. An assortment features favourite Autobot and Decepticon characters from the animated Transformers series (each sold separately).

Suitable for Age 6+


Power RangersIT’S MORPHIN TIME! The Power Rangers Beast-X King Morpher is inspired by the Power Rangers Beast Morphers TV show (as seen on Cartoon Network), with light-up lion eyes. When kids strap the Morpher to their wrist and move around, they will hear show-inspired sounds and phrases. Plus, when they use the included Morph-X key in the Beast-X King Morpher, the Beast-X King mane will flip out and the Morpher will enter Beast-X mode, for even more sounds and phrases!

Suitable for Age 5+


The festive holidays is when many are able to join family members they haven’t seen in ages, or a period when as a family you either go away or stay home. However you’re spending the upcoming festive season, there’s nothing like family game time and Hasbro Gaming has a whole Monopolyrange that’s suitable for all ages.

  • Don’t get sad…get even! Say goodbye to the frustration of losing while playing Monopoly and say hello to the Monopoly For Sore Losers board game. This hilarious twist on the classic Monopoly game turns losing on its head and celebrates it instead. 
  • Still, a firm family favourite, Monopoly Mzansi, featuring 22 local locations, makes a perfect gift for the festive season. A definite must-have for travellers, Monopoly Mzansi provides an opportunity for family and friends to come together and enjoy some quality time, Mzansi style.
  • BoggleEnjoy some fun family time with Boggle. Earn points by spotting words your opponents don’t before time runs out. Shake the grid to mix up the letter cubes, players have 90 seconds to write down as many words as they can find on the grid before time is up.  At the end of the round, score the words. The player with the highest score wins. The game comes packed in an easy to store travel case for both timer and dice.


Hasbro products are available from leading retailers (subject to availability) including, Makro, Toys R Us, ToyZone, Toy Kingdom, Checkers, Game and Importatoy.

For more information visit Hasbro’s Facebook pages: @PlayDohSouthAfrica;  @MonopolySouthAfrica;



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