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.

Wanted – K.I.T.T in Playmobil form, “Right away Michael”

  A more iconic ride is hard to find than K.I.T.T. (ok, ok the DeLorean is up there we know). This Playmobil version of the Hoff’s ride is feature laden and with a interior that’s high in detail. Touch the bonnet for original voice clips of K.I.T.T. and to operate …

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Splash, Blast, thank you Hasbro for the Super Soaker Dartfire

In an effort to offer maximum flexibility the NERF boffins have created this Super Soaker/ NERF hybrid – An excellent concept that promises the “Best of both worlds”. Well, that simply cannot be the case. Super Soakers are generally ok, NERF blasters range from OK to outstanding but we’re willing …

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Barbie have added their first transgender doll

Activist and star of Netflix drama Orange is the new black has had the tribute of a Barbie created in the image of the transgender advocate. Saying she was shamed as a child for wanting a Barbie Laverne says “I hope that kids of all gender identities can look at …

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Hasbro Selfie Series is not good for your bank balance

Ok, so at $59.99 each individually no bank balance breaker but with the Selfie Series offering multiple characters in this customisable line and own a pint-sized toy that looks like you it’ll be so very hard to choose just one. The variety of figures on offer go from Star Wars …

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Uniting the Nation with Royal Top Trumps

  There are 30 moments across Her Majesty The Queen’s life on these Top Trump cards. Births to marriages and pets to residences. This limited edition pack are full of iconic moments from across the Queen’s life all in a cassette style case, great bit of memorabilia, and, only a …

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Grab your Giza Geeza (and of course girls) – LEGO Architecture

  Called the Great Pyramid of Giza this set, yet another fabulous extension to the so called 18+ range (well my younger kids can very well cope with the build, perhaps not the price) is almost with us. Looks pretty decent, its going to be £130 and has plenty of …

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This Groovy Glob is the best stress ball yet

Its been a big hit on TikTok, well, why wouldn’t it be – You can smush it, pull it and squeeze it comes in a trio of colours and costs a fiver or so. Grab some, grab all the colours and get onto the NeeDoh trend we think is going …

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Shrunken from six foot five to three inch high – RuPaul by Fisher Price arrives

Put some toy in your walk people –  Fisher-Price unveiled the Little People Collector RuPaul figure set. The beloved toy brand shrunk down the 6-foot-5-inch drag icon into 3-inch toy figurines that “RuPaul’s Drag Race” fans and their kids can have for their own playroom or mantle. Available in the …

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Engage brick mode – LEGO and Transformers roll-out

No words, images only, we’re busy getting on the waitlist right now – Set 10302 LEGO Optimus Prime RRP: £149.99 Pieces: 1,508 Measures: Truck Mode: Measures over 5.5 in. (15 cm) high, 27 in. (10.5 cm) long and 4.5 in. (12 cm) wide. Robot Mode: In robot mode, the model …

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NFT’s for good causes set to shake up the market

The NFT (Non-Fungible Token) market heated up, has had its detractors but we’re thinking now is the time to be taking a look. The endless printing of fiat currency, tax-payer backed governmental borrowing and the success of cryptocurrency coins like Bitcoin and Ethereum, have left traditional investment markets appearing risky …

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