Category Archives: STEAM Toys

STEAM Toys

It was STEM and now it’s STEAM Toys.

STEAM toysPut simply, STEM is for Science – Technology – Engineering – Maths. When it’s STEAM, the additional “A” is for Art, added in as design becomes more integral to future careers. The aim of STEAM toys is to help kids unlock their potential as technology whizzes and make learning fun and engaging.

We live in a world dominated by technology and science. Helping our children learn to innovate will help their future success. STEAM can help with because they make education fun and engaging, to encourage children to explore and experiment.

Furthermore, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths toys help develop important skills like problem-solving, creativity and critical thinking. Educational gifts may sound a bit dull but children won’t even realise they are part of their learning.

Currently popular are robotic toys, electronics and interactive toys, as well as building and construction toys.

Best Toys Children 8-12 Years

Toys For Older Primary School Kids Best Toys Children 8-12 Years. This is our pick of new releases as well as classic toys, games and activities for children between the ages of eight and twelve years. In case you can’t find any of these toys  locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. See also new… Read More »

Best Toys Children 3-4 Years

Toys For Pre-schoolers Best Toys Children 3-4 years. This is our pick of new releases as well as classic toys suitable for children between the ages of three and four years. In case you can’t find any of these toys and games locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. Gotta Go Flamingo One of the Argos… Read More »

Science Sets

Six Science Sets They’ll Love! Science sets are a great gift for sparking a kid’s interest in all things science-y. Here a selection of the latest sets for ages from six-years to teenagers. These sets make sure learning is certainly not boring! In case you can’t find any locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure].… Read More »

Educational Toys

Learn At Home Toys And Games Educational toys and games are a great way to learn when you’re based at home. Here’s our pick science and maths toys and games for kids of all ages. If you’re interested in any of these products, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. Educational Toys – Science MAD Chemistry… Read More »

How To Spend It Well At Christmas

Top Toys For Christmas How To Spend It Well At Christmas is on ITV1. The first show was all about gadgets including scooters and hoverboards, the second featured must have toys for Christmas. It featured Stocking Fillers, Remote Control Cars, Connected Play Toys, Games, Dressing Up and Interactive Animal Toys. THIS BLOG POST IS FROM… Read More »

This Morning Must Have Toys For Christmas

Top 12 Toys For Christmas What are the This Morning Christmas Must Have Toys 2019? This year, there are 12 top toys on the list from the TV show This Morning. Quite a number of these toys and games also appear on the Christmas Lists of other retailers like Amazon, Tesco, Smyths and Hamleys. Boppi… Read More »

Stocking Fillers

Small Gifts For Christmas Here’s our pick of the best Christmas Stocking Fillers. They are toys, games and novelties that may be suitable for stocking fillers or smaller gifts this Christmas. Our selection includes presents for all ages so check age suitability carefully. Also see our page on Toy Crazes because these often make good stocking… Read More »

Must Have Toys Christmas 2019

Top Toys From The Biggest Retailers Take a look at the Must Have Toys Christmas 2019. Must Have Toys are new or trending toys that kids really want. As parents we know how hard it is to keep up with the kids in today’s world. Thanks to social media, children have far deeper insights in… Read More »

The Best Unicorn Toys

What Are The Best Unicorn Toys? Our pick of the Best Unicorn Toys. Unicorns continue to be a popular toy trend. Anything ‘unicorny’ is a banker present for  someone in the age 4-12 bracket. And teens are also keen. If you can’t any of these unicorn presents locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. Mushmeez… Read More »