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Playsets and Pretend Play - The Perfect Partners in Fun!

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  Children love to pretend and one of the excellent toys used to boost symbolic play are playsets. The loveable characters your children love, such as the Bananas in Pyjamas, help to spur the imagination of children, providing hours of entertainment; perfect if you have things to do.  House themed settings are fantastic for toddlers and pre-school children to pretend play and confirm what they have learnt about everyday life. This type of playful activity will also help them to work on their problem solving, communication and self-confidence.  Children can play out scenes using the familiar characters and the fun...

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What’s the Potty List?

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  At the start of the year Cow and Gate conducted a survey of 1000 mums to see what the most crucial events should be experienced by children before they reach the age of three.  Think of it as a bucket list for toddlers.   The list was given the name ‘The Potty List’ and includes 36 must do activities according to the mothers that took part such as: 1. Made a mud pie 2. Baked a cake 3. Finger painted 4. Sung loudly in public 5. Climbed a big hill 6. Picked fruit 7. Danced with no inhibitions 8. Made sandcastles on the beach 9. Been chased by a...

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It's Time for Some Sketchy Fun!

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Sketchy Fun are fantastic toys for children who love to draw and come in three sizes.  Sketchy Fun are suitable for all children above 36 months old and are designed to help encourage writing skills, as well as helping inspire creativity.  All of the sketchers have an attached pen that is perfectly sized for small hands.  The pen can be used only on the board that can be wiped clean time and time again.  There is no mess, no danger of furniture or a wall becoming a canvas to their masterpieces and it’s made from durable materials so it’s perfect for even the most boisterous children. 

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Make Bedtime Fun with the Bananas in Pyjamas

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Golden Bear have recently launched the brand new Bananas in Pyjamas collection so now it’s easy to bring the much loved television characters into your home.  Watch your children’s faces light up when you show them the loveable night time Banana Buddies. If you are trying to build a solid night time routine the loveable and very snuggable B1 and B2 could help you make bedtime more appealing.  The night time Bananas are always feeling sleepy and they enjoy nothing more than having a good old sleep. Why? Well after a sleep they feel all refreshed and ready to have...

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