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Peter Jenkinson

Peter Jenkinson
Toyologist Pete Jenkinson regularly writes about toys in national newspapers like The Sun and The Mail. This super-dad has an unmatched passion and dedication for trying and testing the latest, coolest and most interesting offerings from the world of toys.

Slurpees – Snot Suckers are THE stocking filler you need

Unveiled earlier this week Slurpees Snot Suckers from Bandai have been billed by some as the most disgusting pocket money plaything kids will want for Xmas. Once you’ve had your first go at sucking up the slime and then “snotting” it back out you’ll find the entire experience deeply satisfying, …

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Construction kit aimed squarely at adults

MAGA Build the Wall

This set from MAGA called Build the Wall has gone on pre-order over the pond and this is its sales pitch – “A mob of 10,000 Central American migrants is marching through Mexico and heading toward El Paso, Texas. Mexican border agents attempted to stop them at the Mexican border, …

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Overwatch NERF Blasters on the way

NERF Fortnite

Blizzard Entertainment and Hasbro have a trio of blasters for Overwatch fans – First up is the Nerf Rival Overwatch Mcree Edition blaster, the third blaster in the Nerf Rival Overwatch line-up, its McCree’s signature accessory in Overwatch, this blaster propels rounds at up to 90 feet per second and …

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Supercar Customiser pimps up a Little Tikes ride

Little Tikes Sports Racer

Owner of Yiannimize, star of Dave’s Yianni Supercar Customiser, car pimper for Harry Styles, Anthony Joshua and Gordon Ramsay has been working on a ride at the more affordable end for mortals. Yes his usual trade are the likes of a McLaren 720, Lamborghini Aventador and those Italian red ones …

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International Egg Day – Happy fry-day

Squawk

Today is World Egg Day, it’s no yolk and should have you very egg-cited. Celebrating the benefits of the goodness that the spherical food can bring the International Egg Commission have events occurring across the globe. From press conferences in Hungary to a float of 2,000 eggs in Ghana, egg …

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Made For Mums Toy Awards – 40 Must haves for Xmas

Made for Mums Toy Awards

  Apparently it’s all about collectible toys, super-cool construction kits, hatching animals, weeing dolls –and unicorn poo! Yes folks, the The UK’s number ONE parenting site for product reviews, have announced the winners of their MadeForMums Toy Awards 2018 – as chosen by over 500 child judges and highlights this …

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LEGO introduces new creative concept

LEGO FORMA

Rather than concealing its new innovations inside its Creative Play Lab, the LEGO Group today announced a new strategic approach that will help foster open innovation and test ideas and concept experiences through pilot projects, the first being LEGO FORMA on Indiegogo.   Putting ideas out there in order to …

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One Direction – Happily they’re not History

One Direction dolls

Well Liam says there is a chance that this “not crap” boy band will re-group and will be back on the road soon(ish). Plenty of boy bands had merchandise but none quite as good as the One Direction doll range, oh how we roll-played with our collection back in the …

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Strictly Come Dancing – The board game for those two-left footers

Strictly Come Dancing - The Board Game

  You’ll get a bit of Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood in the speaking glitterball bit of this game, that itself worth the RRP surely? The new series starts this weekend Saturday night (8th September @ 7.35pm). You’ll not capture the high-octane action of a prime-time celebrity infused show in …

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LittleBits Avenger kit is a Marvel

Iron Man hand

We’ve been lucky to spend some time building the LittleBits R2D2 STEM kit and shall be heading straight over to the buy button after hitting publish, sharing the news that they’ve now a Marvel licenced kit to shout about. You’ll get nine colourful ‘bits’, each one compatible with all the …

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