Toy Reviews

November, 2014

  • 11 November

    Brick 2014 just a few weeks away

    LEGO show has so very much going on, get tickets now, a must visit for LEGO fans

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  • 10 November

    Marvel at these sleeping arrangements

    Say sayonara to those bedsheets, time to dump your duvets, making the bed is consigned to the history books now, an airing cupboard with a range of these is all you’ll need. Selk’bag have been around for a while, superb for lounging about the house or spring/summer camping adventures outdoors. Get …

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  • 10 November

    Toy Store Eeee

    Searching around today for our pick of the advent calendars (which we'll show you later) we stumbled across this rather splendid set from Playmobil. This shrunken shop has a load of toys,

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  • 6 November

    Fifth dimension for Argos Ad campaign

    Christmas did come a little early for the staff of Toyology Towers last month, to say we were delighted that the UK’s biggest toy retailer had dropped those damned Aliens in favour of, well, anything, was welcome news indeed and we didn’t mind the new ad campaign, bit too heavy …

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  • 4 November

    Favourites Unveiled Early

    As part of a semi-regular feature to mark an element of mischievousness at Toyology Towers we’ll pluck out a subject from thin air that’s of interest and offer up to a dozen or so links for you to enjoy on the commute home or whilst having a spot of tea. Today …

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October, 2014

  • 30 October

    Paddington via Peru

      One of the most eagerly awaited films for Q4 has to be Paddington, from a lone bear plucked from a Selfridges shelf (they don;t just sell kit for keeping stuff cold) by Michael Bond for his missus Brenda and named simply after the station near his home in 1956 …

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  • 30 October

    Trucking great

    Its the simpler stuff that often gets us grinning here at Toyology Towers, these sub fiver trucks fit that category perfectly and, since we set our set of four running around the place haven’t got too much else done. Small they may well be but those K’nex-a-like wheels mean that …

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  • 29 October

    Conductors sought for musical task

    Nothing to do with ticket inspection or public travel, we’re talking music makers of tomorrow and when we say conductors we’re not referring only to the baton touting person at the head of an orchestra either. This exceptional piece of kit allows you to create music, there are over 20 …

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  • 29 October

    Pop Up Pods – The ultimate playspace

      As kids there are some vague memories of building “dens” most of them consisting a blanket, some cushions and the minute you got under it a collapse would ensue. There are a growing number of den building kits out there, ready to assemble wigwams, campervan tents and a variety …

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  • 27 October

    Backpack with screen stuffed inside – Tablet-tastic

    The kids tablet market has seen its fair share of entrants over the past 12 months, most with nothing much to offer to set apart from the others apart from the colour of the casing. These new animal backpacks have inside them said tablet, a seven inch touch screen on …

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  • 14 October

    Golden Brickies set to overshadow Oscars*

    If you're a Star Wars fan or lover of LEGO, likely both, then the place to be last weekend was the inaugural #goldenbrickies and event celebrating all things built from Danish brick with a Star Wars theme

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  • 13 October

    Just when you thought it was safe….

    this new frantic n fast Shark Mania game from Spinmaster is well worth some of that precious space in your under-cupboard collection of rainy day plays

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  • 8 October

    Blockbuster with your blaster

      We feel like we’ve been waiting on this one for an age, we’ve been running about the place with our NERF arsenal for a while now with GoPro’s strapped about our bodies but Hasbro are finally allowing us to cut down on the kit we have to carry to …

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  • 8 October

    PEZ stable welcomes new ponies

    Those folk at PEZ sell over 60 million dispensers every year and over 4.6 billion sweets

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  • 3 October

    If your happy and you know it…..

    fresh in from the land of sushi and samurai is their finest export in the applause category ever

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