Summer essentials


After months of planning, weeks of grafting, sleepless nights all leading to a single day of off-the-scale-fun we can finally reveal the 2015 winners of our prestigious (yes really, we we’ve applied for a Queens seal) Outdoor Playtime Awards *Fanfare*. Under the watchful eyes of Beau from The Toy Farm, Bex Lindsay from childrens radio station Fun Kids and myself @toyologist we had a sugar-infused band of Toyminators to put our finalists through their paces, which they did with aplomb. They jumped, threw, pedalled, blasted, soaked, constructed, destructed and made plenty of noise before voting the best in show across ten categories, and so, the winners in list form follow, and here is an amazing video (even if I say so myself) of the days events.

Sport & Splash Fun Funslinger
Outdoor Games Balanstix
Flying Toys Playmobil Star Flyer/Speed Glider
Ride-Ons Razor Crazy Cart from Re:Creation
Trampolines BERG Champion 330cm & Safety Net Deluxe
Preschool Outdoor Play Harry & Jacks Adventure Packs: Jetpack
Battle & Blaster Toys NERF Zombie Strike Doominator
Houses, Tents & Hideaways TP Toys Bramble Cottage Wooden Playhouse
Science & Nature Interplay’s Ant World
Climbing & Adventure JS Zipline Kit





About 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.

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