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This list of the nation's favourite toys shows we still have a long way to go

This list of the nation's favourite toys shows we still have a long way to go

The results are in, and the nation’s favourite toys have been revealed - with global brands Lego and Barbie topping the polls for boys and girls respectively.

We couldn't help but notice a very gender specific theme to both the girls and boys lists: with Hot Wheels and Spiderman among top choices for boys while Peppa Pig and Minnie Mouse were more popular for girls.

The fact that the list was divided at all, in the year that Toys R Us agreed to drop gender labelling for its products, is also perhaps surprising.

Here are the top choices for boys:

1. Lego

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