Tag Archives: fun

Outdoor Play to be celebrated with dedicated awards

Back with a bang this year the Outdoor Toy awards will return to wide open spaces and have plenty of kids putting toys through their paces. Toyology and the Kidzcoolit network will be overseeing the media and social coverage. There will be ten toys crowned the must-haves for get-out-and-up-and-active. “We’re …

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Tune into toys – Spielwarenmesse has its very own channel

Am currently enjoying those not-so-balmy temperatures here in Nuremberg with my super-talented co-host Jenny to bring this years digital Spielwarenmesse to life, the best we can of course. We’re interviewing all manner of experts from across the iundustry, hosting thje awards ceremony and more just head over to the Spielwarenmesse …

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Hot Wheels gets into the NFT garage

From November 16 Hot Wheels NFT Garage as it gears up to release 40 new NFT Hot Wheels designs. First time around they dipped into the NFT market with just three models which sold for between £4,000 and £12,000 (Boneshaker, Deora II and Twinmill) with pretty low bidder numbers, less than …

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Halloween treats (no tricks)

T’is the season to get spooky, Boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo, boo (to the tune of fala la la la la la la la) – No idea, where that came from, its been a long week. Anyways, feel free to use that bit of hilarity at your …

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Barca’s bowl in Bricks – Nou Camp gets the LEGO treatment

Launching today is the LEGO Camp Nou – FC Barcelona set (10284), build your display piece of the 99,354 capacity crowd pleaser in 5,509 pieces. The surrounding stands can be split into four sections allowing an expanded view and to enjoy the superb detail in this set. Additional features include …

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Take your Hamsters to work day

These new Happy Hamsters modular marble set systems are firmly aimed at kids but we’re openly admitting they’ll be finding space in our workplace. This deluxe set has 75 elements which come together to make a highly visual run (let the small people assist). Mix and match your track every …

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Fancy bagging a bundle?

There has always been a row in our house, the word “bundle” apparently, on the South West of England was the word describing that very childish pursuit of kids laying on top of each other for no apparent reason, well, apart from to leave the person at the bottom of …

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Marvins Magic Rubik mash-up is quite something

It’s taken us a while to work our way through to this box of tricks, feels like we’ve saved one of the best until last. There are 40 tricks inside, not all of them brilliant but the ones which are totally trick-tastic make this box worth all of its £25 …

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Quintessential countdown of toys from the past five decades anyone?

The man in the hat presents the must-have toys and big crazes from the 1970s to the modern day, from action figures and board games to electronic pets and cuddly best friends. I am sorry that I’m not the leading man but I had a hair appointment that day so …

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Linkee and friends Go Live on Alexa

Shouty-outy games are our favourite, especially when infused with some Xmas (spirits). Linkee, What Came First and Obama Llama (and its Christmas sister game Santa Banter)can now be played as voice activated games or ‘skills’ on Alexa devices. The games are all simple to play, interactive, hands-free and you’ll have …

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