25% Rollback on Tonka toys at ASDA

25% off TONKA toys at ASDA

Are you familiar with Tonka Toys? TONKA originated in 1947 in Mound, Minnesota originally created and manufactured by Mound Metalcraft (manufacturer of garden implements). The company began selling metal toys, which soon became the primary business. In November 1955, Mound Metalcraft changed its name to TONKA Toys Incorporated. The name TONKA comes from the Dakota […]

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The benefits of construction play

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. During their […]

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Down at the farm: learning through play

BRIO farm

Have you visited a farm with your children? We had a lovely playgroup trip last Easter to see some newborn chicks, which the children loved. We’ve also had some lovely days out at farm parks over the years too. Visiting a farm with young children can be lots of fun. There are so many things […]

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Pretend play in the toddler years

pretend play

Sometimes as parents we might look at our children’s toys and think they are just part of their leisure time, but it’s so important to remember that playing is how children learn in the early years. Therefore, the toys they have can be quite important and influential. I love to watch (hiding so they can’t […]

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Learning through play with Aquadoodle

Aqua Play

Play is such an important part of children’s early years development. Play helps children’s brains to develop, it improves the fine and gross motor skills, and helps them to develop their language and communication skills. Social skills are also developed through playing with other children, and problem-solving skills are developed both in solo play and […]

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Brick-based toys: storage and play possibilities

brick toys storage

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. Firstly is their award winning product ‘The Brik Buster Tower Toppling Game’. The perfect game for family fun brik by brik!  Play by the rules, […]

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