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.

Shout out for Stylista’s

Harumika sets first launched a few of years back, they’re back with a new line-up of art/craft meets fashion sets and we’re huge fans. Fashionistas you really have got to snag some, this new collection is contains designs and fabrics inspired by creative agency NellyRodi. Create bespoke clothing lines without …

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Itsa Super Mario powered delivery system fresh from Argos

  Argos have teamed up with Diversity’s Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely to unveil the first ever LEGO Super Brick delivery van, created to deliver the new LEGO Super Mario sets. Argos have done some research and found almost half of us Brits are doing most of our non-grocery shopping …

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Billie Eilish launches toy collection

  Made in partnership with Playmates Toys and Bravado Billie Eilish has launched a collection of toy figures inspired by the videos for hit singles ‘Bad Guy’ and ‘All The Good Girls Go To Hell’. The ‘Bad Guy’ doll stands 10.5 inches tall and the singer in her yellow sweat-suit complete …

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It’sa me – Super Mario talking toy

Fans of the 35 year old plumber might not have mushroom left to add to what, over the past few years, has been a mighty impressive array of kit paying homage to Mario and all the characters in his games. Time to find a gap though folks, this 30cm talking …

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Avast everything mi’hearties t’is talk like a pirate day

Started some time ago for no apparent reason at all, apart from a few folk looking for a justifiable reason to over imbibe on rum perhaps it is #talklikeapirateday (some tips on the lingo can be found HERE).  It is true that 3.14 of us are related to PiRates, they’re …

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Hey Duggee! Is for everyone

You need no excuses to sit through endless episodes of the award-winning CBeebies show Hey Duggee, yes, it is a program aimed at pre-schoolers but PAH to the age-raters (it is likely you do have kids who watch it though). So buy them this Interactive Smart Duggee soft toy, three …

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LEGO announce sizeable sustainability plans

It’s a tad longer dialogue than we usually have here but it’s full of commitments from the Danish brick builder and we don’t want you to miss a single one. They’re leading the way in toys/play and most likely investing more than many other businesses… The LEGO Group today announced …

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Playmobil announces time travelling countdown calendar

Back to the Future is 35 this year, there have been a few sets knocking about to celebrate this milestone, this one though is the very best of them – PLAYMOBIL limited-edition Advent Calendar featuring classic scenes. Behind every door is a gift, from figures to vehicles to accessories, providing …

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The joy of six

And so lockdown lite heads our way from Monday, version 2.0 of the utter BS being fed to us as the latest lifesaving efforts. Have we reached the peak of ambiguity? A new updated slogan “Hands, Space, Face” being the latest waste of governments funds likely piped to a creative …

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Water blaster brave enough to call itself a gun

a group of German engineers and designers think it’s finally time for water guns to evolve, here is the self-loading Spyra One, a water blaster packed with so much tech and one which fires quick bursts of water instead of a steady stream. Overall, accuracy is improved, the price tag …

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