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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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Wonder Woman looks like an absolute Blockbuster

A new trailer just caught our eye this morning from the forthcoming release of Wonder Woman 1984 and it is cracking good. But first a selection of toys from the film, mainly featuring Gal Gadot as Diana Prince (aka Princess of Diana of Themyscira, aka Wonder Woman). Here’s a longer …

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Xmas arrives early – Shopping report is out.

  The UK toy industry isn’t suffering any symptoms, early data show that November shows an 11% rise in sales year-on-year. Throughout the year we’ve seen spikes in outdoor toys, rises in board game sales, craft and construction kits doing really rather well, oh, and Toyology HQ has an epic …

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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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Toys on Prime Time TV tonight so tune in

How To Spend It Well At Christmas It’s been a year like no other and as Christmas approaches, the show returns with a brand new three-part series trying to bring seasonal joy, well for an hour at least from 8:15pm on ITV. Part one of three is the toys, play, …

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Dream Toys 2020 list

The Top 12 Toys for Christmas were revealed today, this list selected by a panel of retailers and industry experts, the list is independent of toy manufacturers and makers. We’re told that there are rising concerns from retailers about being able to meet demand in the lead up to Christmas …

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Another top toys list anyone? Here’s two, you’re welcome.

Tesco and Hamley’s have sent out their top selling toys for Christmas predictions list and, well, there’s a hint of déjà vu, just a modicum, only saying. LEGO Mario starter set, dogs that unbox themselves (Present Pets, Paw Patrol Dino set, Rainbocorns, Laser Battle Hunters, Rollin’ Rovee all make both …

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Smyths Toys partners with Great Ormond Street Hospital

  Smyths Toys have teamed up with Funko to create a Smyths Toys exclusive POP! Vinyl of their lovable brand character, Oscar – and all profits are going to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity) to help support seriously ill children. Starting from 15 October, the Oscar POP! …

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Family games to bust Boxing Day boredom

Ye Ole Telegraph gave me a platform to round up my favourite family games, HERE  it is brilliant (if I say so myself). https://www.telegraph.co.uk/christmas/0/best-family-board-games-christmas-2020/

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