what does your choice of christmas present say about you

What does your Christmas present say about you?

Socks? Again? Thanks Uncle Dave. It’s the thought that counts, as they say. But what type of present giver are you?   1. Socks The classic bad gift. Clothes as gifts suggest you are a practical thinker, although children might be less enthusiastic about receiving something like this. This is also a minefield for getting the…
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November 26, 2015 Tags:,

Good Toy Guide's 2015 Play Day at John Lewis Cambridge

The Good Toy Guide’s Play Day at John Lewis

      This Wednesday, the Good Toy Guide team will be returning to John Lewis to share their unique insight into children’s play, toys and development throughout. This is the third time we have hosted a play day at John Lewis with our first 2 events going so well we were finalists in this year’s Progressive Preschool Awards…
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November 26, 2015 Tags:,


Dr.Panda Giveaway

This week we are giving away a £50 eVoucher and an app bundle thanks to Dr. Panda, which includes the brand new app Dr. Panda Firefighters. Dr. Panda has just launched their brand new app Firefighters. Children can explore an exciting, action-packed world with Dr. Panda and his firefighting team! Help rescue their friends from…
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November 24, 2015 Tags:

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Top Science Toys to Buy this Christmas?

Science toys are enjoying a rise in popularity and they make great presents for children of all ages. With space exploration providing exciting new discoveries, increasing awareness of the environment and weather along with young children’s natural curiosity of creepy crawlies – it’s not difficult to find a science toy that engages a child of any age. Contrary…
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November 16, 2015


sussed? Giveaway

This week we are giving away a bundle from sussed? and a £50 Amazon voucher sussed? is a personality quiz game that makes it fun to ‘Suss’ out and find out how much you really know about your friends and families! This game supports a minimum of two players for head to head battles or…
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November 16, 2015

Christmas Wishlists – are you for or against?

Lucy Gill and Amanda Gummer agree on most things but when it comes to Christmas wishlists they have very different views. Here’s what they have to say. Join in the discussion on our Facebook page. See our compromise: sign up to receive our Alternative Wishlist: Email Address   Are they a genius invention to help your…
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November 14, 2015 Tags:, , , , ,

Alternative Advent Calendars for Christmas 2015 by Fundamentally Children

Alternative Advent Calendars

Children just can’t wait for that magical day to arrive, and advent calendars are becoming increasingly innovative! Whilst many advent calendars give a small chocolate or treat each day, if you want to avoid the sugar and give your child a more unique calendar, here are some lovely play-based ideas to inspire you and provide children with a…
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November 12, 2015 Tags:, ,


App Developer of the Month is Tinybop

Congratulations to Tinybop for being our App Developer of the month for November. Play & learn with Tinybop’s award‑winning apps for kids Tinybop is an award-winning studio of designers, engineers, and artists building educational apps for kids. Their apps are immersive playscapes designed to encourage exploration and creativity. Tinybop believe in the power of learning…
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November 11, 2015