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Sing-a-ma-jigs hands-on

Sing-a-ma-jigs hands-on

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Mattel, aside from launching Angry Birds the board game, and Hot Wheels video cameras, is about to bring Sing-a-ma-jigs, launched in the US last year to the UK to infect small children up and down the land with their musical love.To those who have no... >>

Griffin Crayola ColorStudio HD iPad hands-on

Griffin Crayola ColorStudio HD iPad hands-on

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The product of a collaboration between accessory manufacturer Griffin and children's art giant Crayola, ColorStudio HD is an iPad app and capacitive touchscreen drawing device that allows kids of all ages to colour scenes and create pictures to their... >>

Angry Birds plush toys hands-on

Angry Birds plush toys hands-on

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You’ve played the game, but what are the toys like? Luckily for you, we’ve grabbed all five birds currently available from Rovio Mobile's Angry Birds shop to give you a quick review of what they are really like, and whether you should bother.Costing... >>

Paper Jamz
3.5 stars

Paper Jamz

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There used to be a time when you could get away strumming your heart out to an air guitar to get you through a bored weekend, but today's punk rock kids want something gadgety. In steps the Paper Jamz guitar, a string-less, paper replica of a guitar... >>

VTech Kidizoom toy camera
3.5 stars

VTech Kidizoom toy camera

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Kids love cameras, probably because of the combination of them being expensive, covered in buttons and something that grown-ups are always pointing at them. The VTech Kidizoom gives children the chance to have a camera of their own and might spare your... >>

Mobi Headphonies portable speakers
3.0 stars

Mobi Headphonies portable speakers

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Despite what the name suggests, Mobi Headphonies are not headphones. Nor are they tipping their hat the wonderful Simpsons episode about the Apple generation. No, a headphony – which I assume is the singular of Headphonies, is around 3-inches high and... >>

LeapFrog Advanced Baby Monitor
4.0 stars

LeapFrog Advanced Baby Monitor

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Babies are great aren't they, all oohs and ahhs, those cute little things. That is until you want to go downstairs and watch a movie. LeapFrog believes it has the answer no matter what the size of your house with the new Advanced Baby Monitor. But is... >>

Swinxs
3.5 stars

Swinxs

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Board games are boring. Well at least that's what the makers of Swinxs will have you believe, but is the game that sees you wearing a wrist band really the answer? We get playing to find out. Swinxs is, put simply, a games console aimed at children. The... >>

Vertical Racer RC car
3.0 stars

Vertical Racer RC car

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Remote controlled cars are great until you hit a wall, until now that is. So can the vertical racer really drive you up the wall? We get racing to find out. The Vertical Racer is a lightweight 1:42 scale of a full sized sports car, which comes in blue,... >>

Tomy Dance With Me Teletubby Po
3.5 stars

Tomy Dance With Me Teletubby Po

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Teletubbies have a habit of being the most sought-after toys at Christmas, as parents look to buy a little Christmas Day respite. But can the latest animated kids’ character from Tomy compete with the likes of Elmo Live? Secured with the normal plastic... >>

LeapFrog Leapster 2 handheld console
4.0 stars

LeapFrog Leapster 2 handheld console

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Kids like computer games. Computer games, if you believe the Daily Mail, are all about death and carnage, or parents are ogres because they let their kids play computer games. Sound familiar? Well Leap Frog want to change all that with the Leap Frog Leapster... >>

LeapFrog Tag interactive book
4.5 stars

LeapFrog Tag interactive book

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The book has been around for such a long time surely there is little left to innovate. Educational toy maker LeapFrog believes its latest creation, the Tag, will leap the humble book into the 21st century. We sat down with some kids to find out. Let me... >>

Early Rider Lite bicycle
4.0 stars

Early Rider Lite bicycle

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The Early Rider is a bicycle without pedals designed for kids that want to look cool. Confused? Thought you would be, as were we when we first saw the retro-looking bicycle. But will it encourage your kids to learn to ride a bike? We gave one to a couple... >>

iDance Wall-E
3.5 stars

iDance Wall-E

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As the latest Pixar movie hits the cinemas in the UK, so does a barrage of merchandise. So can the iDance wing its way into your heart as much as the movie is expected to? We got listening to find out. iDance Wall-E, like other movie tie-ins before it,... >>

Pleo robot dinosaur
4.0 stars

Pleo robot dinosaur

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Pleo is a friendly looking robot dinosaur Camarasaurus, but is it any better than other robots on the market, or is this just another executive toy destined to become an expensive paperweight? We agree to babysit one to find out. The 21-inch long, 7.5-inch... >>

Tomy Mock U Rappers
1.5 stars

Tomy Mock U Rappers

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At what point do you say enough is enough when it comes to gadgets for your desk? We take a look at the Mock U Rappers from Tomy. Promising to be "A wacky desktop toy that is the ultimate gift for those who have everything". Mock U Rappers are three animals... >>

Lego Technic 8275 Motorized Bulldozer
4.5 stars

Lego Technic 8275 Motorized Bulldozer

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We all have a soft spot for Lego don't we? Well what about the chance to build a motorised bulldozer that you can run with a remote control? We get building to find out whether you should bother. Coming in one of those massive Lego boxes that makes you... >>

Shaun the Sheep iPod speaker system
3.5 stars

Shaun the Sheep iPod speaker system

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iPod speakers come in all shapes and sizes, so it was only a matter of time that they would come packed inside a soft cuddly toy. While some might find that the iTeddy, complete with its screen and built in MP3 player might be the way to go, Golden Bear,... >>

Phil and Ted's Sport buggy / pram
4.0 stars

Phil and Ted's Sport buggy / pram

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Fresh from the shores of New Zealand, the Bugaboo has a challenger in the stakes of best looking Buggy. So can Phill&Teds sports buggy work for you? We find out. The core advantage of the Sport is that it is a single buggy that transforms (with the optional... >>

Trunki Towgo kids suitcase
4.0 stars

Trunki Towgo kids suitcase

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Building on a suitcase can be hard, but Trunki, the makers of a kid friendly suitcase thinks it's succeeded with its latest offering the Towgo, so has it? We go on holiday to find out. The new version is, like the first version, based on the simple idea... >>

Fisher-Price Rainforest Jumperoo
4.5 stars

Fisher-Price Rainforest Jumperoo

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When I was a baby, a bouncer was something akin to a noose on a spring that was loosely attached to a door frame, leaving your baby to jump to its ultimate demise. You can, of course, still buy this type of thing these days, or there are a range of alternatives.... >>

Gya-!!
3.5 stars

Gya-!!

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Meaning for Japanese for scream, Gya is supposed to make you do just that, but can this simple puzzle really be that scary? Get past the marketing hype and this is really just an update to Simon Says. The idea behind the meteorite looking device from... >>

H-racer hydrogen car
3.5 stars

H-racer hydrogen car

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If your environmentalism even extends to your toys, then the H-racer hydrogen fuelled racing car will be right up your street. But is it a great toy to own or merely a fad gadget preying on your green weaknesses? We check it out. Claiming to be the world's... >>

LeapFrog Bilingual LeapStart Learning Table
4.0 stars

LeapFrog Bilingual LeapStart Learning Table

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Having a drum that sounds out the alphabet is one thing, but competitive parents who want to take advantage of their child's brain currently working like a sponge sucking up everything and anything will no doubt want to go for Bilingual LeapStart Learning... >>

LeapFrog Bilingual Learning Drum
4.5 stars

LeapFrog Bilingual Learning Drum

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Keeping your little one entertained no matter what age they are is a tough job, so any toy that promises to do it for you and is educational at the same time has got to be a bonus. In steps the Bilingual Learning Drum from edutainment company LeapFrog.... >>

Grobag Egg colour changing thermometer
4.0 stars

Grobag Egg colour changing thermometer

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New parents in today’s day and age are under pressure from all sides – separation from the fountain of all knowledge, their own mothers - combined with more advice from all and sundry about what is best for baby. Added pressure comes from the wealth... >>

Fiction Meteor remote control car
4.0 stars

Fiction Meteor remote control car

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Remote control cars you control by wiggling joysticks on a remote control are so last century. To be the total gadget master that you clearly must be for wanting to read this review, you'll want the Fiction Meteor from a company called Smoby. Why? Because... >>

3.0 stars

Summer Infant vibrating baby rocking seat

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Making sure your baby is sitting comfortably is important; Summer Infant believe they have the answer with the Summer Infant Vibrating baby rocking seat designed for 0-6-month-olds. The easy to assemble seat is comes with three sensory toys to hang from... >>