The best used toys for sale NOW to make some extra cash in January

Now that the Christmas celebrations are over, many of us are looking to declutter and find ways to make some much-needed cash to get us through our January payday.

Research shows that this is a good time of year to sell unwanted toys, as many parents are looking for good after Christmas bargains to buy as birthday gifts.

But which pre-loved toys and games are most in demand?

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LEGO was the most popular toy brand in 2021, according to the Google Search data search of used sales experts For-Sale.co.uk, while PlayStation 4 turned out to be the pre-loved toy on more sought after, which makes these brands likely to sell well on platforms such as eBay, Shopify, and Facebook Marketplace.

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“After being created almost nine decades ago, LEGO has been and continues to be a favorite with children, with the company winning the crown for most popular toy brand in 2021,” a spokesperson said. from For-Sale.co.uk.

“The brand was by far the most searched, with 76.3 million Google searches in the past twelve months.

“While a large chunk of the Top 10 ranking is made up of many iconic domestic brands, such as Barbie and Nintendo, there are some new toy companies that have proven to be popular as well. Although they were only created in 2017, Squishmallows ranks fifth on our list, with 24.6 million searches last year. “

Top 10 Most Popular Toy Brands For 2021

Rank

Brand

Annual searches

1

Lego

76,360,000

2

Barbie

45,890,000

3

Nintendo

38,930,000

4

Funko Pop!

25 120,000

5

Squishmallows

24,660,000

6

Beyblade

21,870,000

seven

Playmobil

18,740,000

8

nerve

18,000,000

9

My little Pony

17,770,000

ten

UN

17,720,000

Top 10 most popular pre-loved toys in 2021

Rank

Brand

Annual “used” searches

1

Playstation 4

722,500

2

Nintendo Switch

498,000

3

bikes

492,400

4

Xbox one s

454,200

5

PS4 controller

109,800

6

Scooters

63,600

seven

Nintendo Switch games

62,500

8

Xbox One Controller

61,700

9

Playstation 5

58,080

ten

Go-karts

48,300

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He added: “With the PlayStation 5 released almost a year ago and still notoriously difficult to obtain, many people have turned to the second-hand market to get their hands on a PlayStation 4 instead. , the price having fallen since the release of the PS5.

“Used searches for the console have grown to over 700,000 (722,500) in the past year.

“While the majority of the ranking consists of video game consoles and accessories, more traditional toys are also listed, with searches for ‘used’ bikes, scooters and karts also making the top 10.”

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