Monthly Archives: May 2017

Best family games to play in the garden this summer

What Are The Best Garden Games And Activities? Summer’s finally here and we’re looking at great family garden games. The best family games are quick to set up and dismantle. Ideally, they are also easy to store. Larger versions of indoor games are always popular. Badminton works well because it’s simple to play and easy… Read More »

8 Brilliant Shopkins Gifts

Shopkins Gifts For Shopkins Fans Shopkins is a range of  collectable characters in the shape of different grocery store items. But apart from the toys themselves, what are the best Shopkins gifts around? Storage For Your Shopkins As with any collectable toy, you need decent storage. This useful organiser stores 12 baskets, 62 bags and 250 figures… Read More »

Sling Bookcases Help Toddlers And Pre-schoolers Select Books

Sling Bookcases Are More Than Just A Storage Solution Sling Bookcases – or Book Slings – are a great way of storing your young child’s books. Many picture books are large and paper-backed making it difficult to fit them in regular bookcases. I found the shelves of our nursery bookcases were too small for them to stand upright… Read More »

9 Top Games To Take On Holiday

Top Games To Take On Holiday Whether you’re in a caravan sheltering from the rain or a Greek taverna staying out of the sun, card games are great fun on holiday. Everyone is relaxed and there’s time to fill. The key is finding good games that fit in your suitcase and everyone loves playing. Here’s… Read More »

8 Things To Look For When Buying A Paddling Pool

Buying A Paddling Pool The sun’s out and it’s looking good for the week. So, time to think about getting a paddling pool. Here’s a list of things to look for when buying one. Always check the age suitability for each product carefully. Children should be under constant supervision when using any kind of pool… Read More »

The Best Of The Play Kitchens

The Best Of The Play Kitchens We had a couple of play kitchens when my children were younger. One was very small, made of plastic and worked well when they were quite tiny. You could wheel it around which was handy. The other was a larger pink wooden one which was a thing of absolute… Read More »

Freddie The Firefly

Why Freddie The Firefly Is A Must Have Baby Toy Freddie The Firefly has a five-star rating from over 1500 reviews on Amazon and a many very positive comments. Purchasers write about the large number of different textures their baby can explore as well as its cuteness as a toy. It’s also perfectly priced for a… Read More »

Dobble – Simple ideas are often the best

Dobble is a must-have card game for holidays I’ve been pinning card games – including Dobble – my family takes on holiday to a new board on Pinterest. Some are new ones I’ve just bought, some the kids have grown out of. The only card game we still take from years ago is Dobble. The reason for… Read More »

BRIO wooden playsets that stand the test of time

BRIO – the wooden toys from Sweden Parents will remember BRIO wooden toy trains from their own childhoods. You can take a walk down memory lane on their website where you’ll see images of toys you’ll remember like the race car, which is an iconic design. But BRIO stands the test of time. The cars connect… Read More »

Kinetic Sand – the magic sand that never dries out

Kinetic Sand – squeezable sand you can’t put down Kinetic Sand is a toy that’s been well-tested here at Must Have Toys Towers. It looks and feels a bit like wet sand but is softer and lighter. Incredibly, Kinetic Sand will never dry out so you don’t need to worry about storing it in air-tight containers… Read More »

Why the Little Tikes Cozy Coupe is a must-have

Little Tikes Cozy Coupe Ride-on – a classic must-have toy Everyone who has – or has ever had – a toddler in their life will know this ride-on toy car. It is, of course, the Little Tikes Cozy Coupe. Without a doubt, this is a classic must-have outdoor toy. And how it has lasted –… Read More »

Goldie Blox – Getting girls into STEM

Goldie Blox – Engineering aimed at girls Goldie Blox is a STEM toy to get girls interested in engineering. See our page on STEAM Toys. According to the Royal Academy of Engineering there is a shortage of engineers and scientists in the UK. This is despite the fact that these areas are two of the fastest growing… Read More »