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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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Crayola brings us 40 skin tones with “Colours of the world” campaign

Since 1885 Crayola have been involved in the colour business, until 1900 it was al about industrial pigments and such and now, fast-forward to today, they’ve announced this impressive new line. The “Colours of the World” range features hues to represent over 40 global skin tones that “authentically reflect the …

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Discover 13 Creative New Ways to Play UNO

Mattel have released 13 new ways to play their number one card game, These new ways to play debuted on the UNO® Instagram page with UNO® Bingo, which challenges players to carry out a number of moves during their game in order to call Bingo! Everyone can play with their …

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DreamToys’ Dazzling Dozen for Xmas 2019

2019 is nearing its end which means DreamToys have unveiled their annual ‘Top 12 Toys’ for the upcoming festive season. “This year’s DreamToys top 12 selection is an exciting mixture of the year’s biggest brands and kids favourites that will delight children up and down the country this Christmas,” said …

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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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Argos’ Ten weeks of Crazy Toy Codes!

Christmas is 10 weeks away and Argos is celebrating by launching secret codes! That’s right, the highstreet retailer is taking bargins into the world of the spy-thriller as these codes can only be used for 7 days and then they are gone! Each week a brand new code will be …

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Made for Mums have piped up with their Top toys awards for 2019

From Coding to STEM, Dolls to Collectibles, soft toys to infant play mats and much (much) more the Made For Mums awards are compiled by over 500 judges including kids, parents, Youtubers and Toy industry pro’s to come up with a rather exhaustive list. There is also the MadeForMums Editor Choice …

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Top toys for Xmas list – another one hits, should be the last – thanks Hamleys

83 days to go…… It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…especially since Hamleys have just unveiled their ‘Top 10 Toys’ for 2019’s festive period! This year the iconic toy store has taken it back to basics. 2018’s ‘Top 12’ focused on ‘Imperfection’ and ‘Slime’ whereas this year is all …

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Retailer unveils their predictions for top sellers of 2019

There are less than 200 days left until Santa does his rounds but the top toy bods at Argos have released their predictions of what’s most likely to be on those lists this Yule. This list of 12 toys comes alongside some research from the retailer that a quarter of …

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