Teach your child to draw

Teach your child to draw

As any parent knows, children are full of energy and imagination. One way to channel their boundless creativity is to teach them how to draw.

How Reviewing Toys Made Ryan's World The Highest-Paid YouTuber

How Reviewing Toys Made Ryan's World The Highest-Paid YouTuber

You may have seen your child watch videos of his crazy antics on YouTube, but who is Ryan Kaji - aka Ryan's World? We dive into the child star and ...
9 Rainy Day Ideas For Parents

9 Rainy Day Ideas For Parents

Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash   Hello Autumn. With the seasons changing to colder, darker and wetter weather, many parents will start to feel th...
What Happened To Toys "R" Us? The Magical Place, No More?

What Happened To Toys "R" Us? The Magical Place, No More?

Source: Retail Sector   When you think of toys, you think of Toys “R” Us. The American toy company is deeply engraved into our childhood memories a...
What Was The First Toy To Be Advertised On TV?

What Was The First Toy To Be Advertised On TV?

Featured photo source: The Atlantic.   For the vast majority of us adults, we have always seen toy adverts on TV, but like anything, it has to star...
Who are Mattel? The Toy Maker Of The Best Known Brands

Who are Mattel? The Toy Maker Of The Best Known Brands

You may have seen their logo on your children’s toy boxes, but do you know just how many household name brands Mattel own? In this article we look ...
9 Fun & Creative Toys For Back To School

9 Fun & Creative Toys For Back To School

Photo by Sigmund on Unsplash   The kids are now going back to school and whilst there maybe some tears and screaming (and that’s just us parents)...
Family having fun

What are the different stages of childhood?

Photo by Artem Kniaz on Unsplash   Whilst everyone has fond memories of their childhood, if we asked you what happened at different stages of you...
Lego People

How Lego Re-Built Themselves - More Than Just A Toy?

Remember when Lego were just bricks? The Lego Group now transcends entertainment to movies, TV shows and theme parks, making it the biggest toy company in the world, surpassing Mattel in 2015. But how did they get there?
Toy box at playtime

How Many Is Too Many Toys? [8 Ways To Cut Down]

It will be no surprise for you to hear that more options can be distracting, now picture a child having this dilemma and you should be able to see why studies have shown that fewer toys lead to a more focused and creative playtime. 

With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of 8 ways that you can cut down on the number of toys.

How Toys Affect Gender Roles - For Boys AND Girls?

How Toys Affect Gender Roles - For Boys AND Girls?

Most of us have grown up with the cultural norms of what is expected for boys and girls to play with. Whilst we all know what they typically are, did you know that it wasn’t always like this? And more importantly, what toys your child plays with can have a bearing on their future decisions in life.
Toy Shop Shelf

How Toys Have Changed Over Time [A Timeline]

How times have changed. From Yo-Yo’s to Gameboys, there is no denying the evolution of toys, and we’ve seen it first hand over the last 50+ years! Get ready for a blast of nostalgia as we go over some of the most popular toys of the last 100 years. Join us for a trip down memory lane...