Archive | November, 2011

Name the Moose!

18 Nov

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We want to share the best picture we’ve seen for this so far…

I wonder which blogger has a moose loose about the hoose


Asobi Toys – The Top 12

9 Nov

Using entries from the Regards Rainbow ‘Slow Toys’ competition amongst others, Thierry Bourret of Asobi has released the final 12 toys for ‘Slow Toys 2011’

Thierry launched the campaign in response to the Dream Toys announcement a couple of weeks ago, where the top toys included a pooing dog.

To qualify as a Slow Toy – the toys had to fulfil the follwoing criteria:

• Not made of plastic

• Ethically sourced

• Fun to play with

• No need for batteries

 • Sold in independent toy shops

• Durable

• Without thousands of different functions (rely on the child’s imagaination for this!)

After an “overwhelming response” from parents who voted for their favourite toys, in no particular order, Asobi’s final 12 toys are:

1.      Lorry shape sorter – Tidlo
2.      Memory – Gogo toys
3.      Robots – Mudpuppy magnets
4.      Ice cream shop – Haba
5.      World History – Brainbox
6.      Sneezy the activity dragon – Tolo
7.      Multi Solution Shape Puzzles – Pkolino
8.      Carpenters tool box – Big Jigs
9.      Painta Pets – Krasnya Dolls
10.    The Rokka – Rokkaplay
11.    Deauville pedal car – Baghera
12.    Baby Truck – Moover