Tag Archives: kids

Outdoor Toy Awards – Best in show for 2024

The winners of the Outdoor Toy Awards 2024 all received their gongs today after a weekend of rigorous testing by the 20 plus strong group of critics. Made up of a wide range of those most critical of judges an afternoon of serious fun took place after a number of days …

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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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Create your own back garden waterpark

Say pfft to inflatable pools people what you’re after (despite not knowing it yet) are more impressive things than the neighbours have. Yes, lockdown has driven us to this point of wanting to “beat the Joneses”. So, perhaps you’ll go for the over-the-fence six-foot high sprinkling Unicorn? Or tempted by …

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LEGO and Universal embrace the power of music

   Exclusive global partnership encourages the world to be more playful with an innovative music initiative, combining passion for music with the iconic LEGO System in Play. The LEGO Group today announced an exclusive global partnership with Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music-based entertainment company, that will …

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Blow, Race, Win – Puff Ball toys may take your breath away

Puff. Could relate to drugs, pastry, breath or a tragic magic dragon… So when I recently got a voicemail from Toyologist Pete Jenkinson asking if I’d tried “The puff thing” he’d sent me, I had reason to pause. Turns out that Pete was referring to a Drumond Park product with …

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Can you have too many toys?


We all knew it but now that the University of Toledo has published it as a research document perhaps we’ll pay more attention – Kids have too many toys. Controversial stuff from the Toyology team to agree with such banter? Well no, we’re proponents of promoting the non-plastic tat that …

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