Monthly Archives: April 2017

Slime Kits – STEAM Craft Toy Craze

Slime Kits If you haven’t been slimed by Slime yet, it’s only a matter of time. I first became aware of this ‘craze’ when special ‘slimez’ account started to pop up on my daughter’s social media. If you don’t want to go to the bother of sourcing all the slime ingredients on the internet, then… Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Toys

Marvel-ous – Guardians of the Galaxy is back! Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 toys The second Guardians of the Galaxy film is in UK cinemas now and there’s a whole lot of new merchandise and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 toys. This is the second movie in the Marvel franchise, the sequel to 2014’s… Read More »

Fidget Spinners – what’s all the fuss about?

Fidget Spinners Fidget Spinners Are The Playground Craze That’s Still Hot These fidget spinners the biggest of the current playground crazes and best-selling toy on Amazon. See our page on Toy Crazes for more about other current crazes. You hold them between a thumb and finger of one hand and use the other to spin them. With… Read More »

Lego Friends Roller Coaster – Toy of the Year 2017

Lego Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster – what a ride! Lego Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster was awarded Toy of the Year 2017 in the annual TOTY awards. According its website (sourced 24/4/17), these US awards are “…frequently referred to as the “Oscars” of the industry”. See also our page Best New Toys 2017, the awards… Read More »

The Hover Cart

An ingenious idea for Hoverboards and Balanceboards Remember Hoverboards/Segways/Swegways/balanceboards? Well, now you can transform them in to a Go-Kart using a very simple but clever idea called the Hover Cart. The Hover Cart is a conversion kit which attaches to the Hoverboard. It comprises a frame, seat and third small wheel in front for stability. There are… Read More »