Latest articles with tag 'toys'
BRIO: expanding the range
BRIO is a brand that we’ve been buying for years. To me, these are the toys that at some point I will carefully pack away and keep safely for our grandchildren.
What are the most popular toys today?
What are the toys that your children enjoy the most these days and how does that compare to what you played with as a child? Argos have carried out a study looking at the most popular toys across a range of ages.
The benefits of construction play
Construction toys in my view are a must for any home, playroom, or child-focused setting. Children learn faster during their early years than they ever will again – you only have to think about all the developments that go on from the day they are born until their first birthdays to realise that.
Down at the farm: learning through play
Visiting a farm with young children can be lots of fun. There are so many things to see and do. Often they can feed lambs, pet rabbits or guinea pigs, feed sheep, pigs and other animals, perhaps even ride on a tractor?
Race Ready with Mickey and the Roadster Racers
Have you watched Mickey and the Roadster Racers with your little ones? It’s one of those catchy songs I find myself singing at traffic lights – I just can’t get it out of my head. It’s a really fun show and there are now some equally fun toys so little ones can carry on acting out the scenes from the show.
Brick-based toys: storage and play possibilities
Are your children fans of brick-based toys? Do they love building and construction toys? Strictly Briks have some wonderful toys and accessories that brick-lovers will enjoy building into their construction play.
Bath time with Baby born
What is bath time like in your house? I’ve written about bath time many times, with everything from establishing a good bath time routine, to the fantasy vs reality of bath time with children. Here’s how baby born can help.
We’re going on a dinosaur adventure
There are tons of toy dinosaurs available to buy but hands down the best ones out there are the Schleich dinosaurs. The quality of these if you haven’t already come across them is fantastic.