Tag Archives: fun

Get your Hands Full

This here Hands Full piece of kit  is an absolute must have, they’d (*WowWee) not like me comparing it to BopIt but its pretty much that but a bit better.  The challenge is to keep your hands full while you jump, high five, shake, dance, twist and other stuff, this …

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Worlds’s first crowdsourced puzzle

Puzzle nerds around the world unite, today you have a chance to be part of a global movement to create the very first crowdsourced jigsaw puzzle. The company behind it, Cloudberries, state that the aim of this project is to test the ‘wisdom of the crowd’. The idea is that …

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Top toy list with a few twists from Smyths Toys

We’ve seen a few lists these past few weeks, many included the usual subjects but this one from Smyths has some new entries : WWE Wrekkin’ Slambulance Pokémon Carry Case Star Wars Mandalorian The Child Animatronic L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. Remix 4-in-1 Plane and Remix dolls Barbie Princess Adventure Prance & …

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Smyths Toys have a good old-fashioned catalogue

Fresh out today the Smyths Toys empire have not shied away from their annual offering of paper based flick-through fun, yup, their catalogue is ready and waiting for for to pick up, right now. Grab one alongside a post-it note or two and let the kids loose marking up their …

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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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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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Ice Cream Van sets new Ice Cream Van World record

The man Edd China is likely best known for those who watch too much Discovery in the mid-morning. He was the mechanic on Wheeler Dealers with Mike Brewer and basically did all the graft on updating the busted cars brought into his garage by co-presenter (and slacker) Brewer. Anyways, since …

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Argos announce top toy predictions for 2020

We have LEGO Lamborghini, a pooping Flamingo, a dancing unicorn and an animatronic doll of ‘The Child’ from Disney’s The Mandalorian (aka Baby Yoda). Yes, it is probably the most eclectic collection we’ve seen assembled by the UK’s leading toy retailer and we love it. Some research they conducted* revealed …

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