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Archive for August, 2010

Claremont Farm Free Colouring and 3D models

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
Claremont Farm website has a kid's patch where you'll find free colouring to print off and 3D models to make!
There are also some corny jokes, puzzles and other stuff to keep the kids busy!

Christmas Toys

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
Wrapping toys for Christmas
There's a certain skill involved in being a parent towards Christmas time that means you have to be very careful to buy the right presents, but also to be able to hide them away from the kids.
One option is to not have them in your own house. The disadvantages of that can be that you still need to wrap them and then sneak them back into the house on Christmas Eve. Always make sure they're going to be covered by insurance too - your presents in your own home might well be, but in someone else's they might not. Break ins around Christmas time can be heartbreaking and expensive as thieves often target homes just for the presents.
The advice from our local Home Watch is not to leave presents out under the tree on display. Of course many people like the way they look, so want to find an alternative way round this. It's simple - collect empty boxes and wrap these as presents and keep the real ones safely hidden away. If you get boxes that stack inside each other they will be put away without too much effort too. This is great for confusing the children too - if they do open an empty box, who are they going to tell! You can also tell them that Santa magically sends the presents inside the boxes on Christmas Eve and that they have to wait and see what Santa brings them!
Hiding the presents in a cupboard out of their reach might seem like a plan, but kids are enterprising and will just bring a chair or stepladder in! The best thing is a locked cupboard. That way they are not tempted to peak. Keep the key out of their way though!

Flitter Fairies

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
Hamleys have all three of the very lovely flitter fairies! They can fly! The need a little magic help though! Beautiful dolls your little girls will treasure! Everyone who sees them will be amazed.
Flitter Fairy - Alexa Meadow
Flitter Fairy - Alexa Meadow £20.00
Alexa is the youngest of three sisters and a Meadow Fairy. When Alexa tends the meadow, she inspires the flowers to grow and so Alexa was named a Fairy of Inspiration. Alexa is super cute and wears a shiny pink and green dress with a hot pink sash. She has short bronze hair and hazel eyes. Let her inspire you to grow and learn and be more creative!Welcome to the wondrous world of Flitter Fairies! They magically flit and fly all around you with enchanted flapping wings! It's easy to guide your fairy with your magic wand! Luckily for us believers, Flitter Fairies have chosen to slip from their Realm Slightly Above Time into the human realm of Timefulness. Their deepest wish is to inspire humans to take better care of the natural world. Each Flitter Fairy seeks to bond with a human friend who shares her most important trait such as compassion, protection or inspiration.
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Kids video cameras

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
Toys-R-Us has these great new Vtech Kidizoom Video Cameras!
VTech Kidizoom Pro 2 Digital Camera
VTech Kidizoom Pro 2 Digital Camera £59.99
Take and edit pictures, make videos and play games on this sleek, easy-to-use and ultra tough V Tech children?s Kidizoom Pro 2 mega pixel digital camera!Capture images using the dual viewfinder and flash, preview on the 1.8" colour LCD screen then use the creative workshop to edit photos! Link up to the TV or computer to view and edit photos or watch videos. Links to TV and PC.Features an MP3 player, video and 5 built-in games which can be played on the move or via a TV!256 MB memory SD card slot for memory expansion (sold separately) 2x digital zoom Cables to link to PC and TV Built-in flash
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Kung Zhu Hamsters – Ninja warriors

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
New toys today at Toys-R-Us
Kung Zhu Ninja Warrior Hamster - Azer
Kung Zhu Ninja Warrior Hamster - Azer £9.99
These Ninja warrior hamsters are ready for some Kung Zhu action! Drayko and Yama from the good Dragon clan will protect the universe from the evil Azer and Thorn from the Skull clan! Have fantastic fun with these cute Kung Zhu Pets.
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Lego Atlantis toys

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
There's a selection of Lego Atlantis toys at Hamleys. Lego is ever popular and themed so you can build up collections of your favourite type and have huge lego adventures.
Neptune Carrier 8075
Neptune Carrier 8075 £40.00
The mighty Neptune Carrier moves to protect its seabed rover and scout minisub from the clutches of the dangerous stingray and powerful Manta Warrior! With its quad flick torpedoes, the carrier is more than a match for the guardian creatures, but can the team find the green Atlantis treasure key?
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New toys at John Lewis

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
John Lewis has these excellent new toys today
Jellycat Bashful Bunny, Blue, Medium
Jellycat Bashful Bunny, Blue, Medium £11.95
An amazingly soft and snuggly companion.
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Peppa Pig

Monday, August 30th, 2010
Toys-R-Us have some of the best Peppa Pig Toys available! You can order online easily and there are so many items to pick from, we've only listed a few here! If you've not seen Peppa Pig then it's lots of fun! There are lots of animal characters who all wear clothes, live in houses, and drive cars, but still display some characteristics of the animals on which they are based. Peppa and her family snort like pigs during conversations and also like to jump in muddy puddles, The Rabbit Family love carrots and there are also Sheep, Dogs, Zebras, Cats,Donkies and Ponies and Elephants!
Peppa Pig Story Time Bed
Peppa Pig Story Time Bed £149.99
This Peppa Pig themed Storytime Bed by Worlds Apart makes going to sleep the best part of the day. The toddler bed comes complete with a bedside shelf that cleverly founds down to provide a sturdy and convenient seat. Positioned at the perfect height for parent to sit on and read to their child.When not in use, the seat can conveniently be used as a shelf for drinks or a night light and there?s even a cubby hole to store books. Two printed storage drawers with zipped covers also provide a great storage place for toys.The transforming seat and shelf can be attached to either side of the bed and fitted with a child proof safety catch.Mattress not included.Ideal transition from a cotEncourages a bedtime routineScrew fix assembly2 in 1 transforming seat and bedside shelf2 printed fabric under bed storage drawers12mm printed MDF panels with tubular steel frameChild proof 2 stage catchMattress size required: 140 (l) x 70 (w) cmWeight: 18.83kg 
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In the night garden

Monday, August 30th, 2010
Toys-R-Us has these excellent new In the NIght Garden toys today. The night garden is a special place. The Stepping Stone Path is only walked on by Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy is found in the Daisy Patch and The Tune Bridge is a musical bridge located near Makka Pakka's cave! Your children will adore having their very own In the Night Garden Toys!
In the Night Garden Combo - Ninky Nonk
In the Night Garden Combo - Ninky Nonk £39.99
Kids will love this In The Night Garden Ninky Nonk Pop Up Play Tent! This great playhouse has 4 bright and colourful tents that make up the Ninky Nonk train.Great for indoor or outdoor use, this great combo tent encourages roleplay fun and helps to develop imaginative play.Made up of four colourful sectionsQuick and easy to put upFolds away for easy storageUse together or individually for indoor or outdoor usePromotes physical activity
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Disney Pixar Cars Toys

Monday, August 30th, 2010
Toys-R-Us just added these top new Disney Pixar Cars toys! Fantastic range of Disney Pixar Cars toys and bikes for your kids! Cars takes place in a world populated by anthropomorphic motor vehicles. The film begins with the last race of the Piston Cup championship, which ends in a three-way tie between retiring veteran Strip "The King" Weathers, perennial runner-up Chick Hicks, and rookie Lightning McQueen! Your kids will love to re-enact the races themselves!
6V Lightning McQueen Car
6V Lightning McQueen Car £149.99
Win the Piston Cup with Lightning McQueen from the Disney Pixar movie Cars! Fantastic battery operated car with 6V rechargable battery and charger.RIDE ON BATTERY OPERATED VEHICLE/SCOOTER SAFETY ADVICEIn the interests of your safety and the safety of others, we must ensure that you fully understand the recommended guidelines for these products.Vehicle not to be used on public highways (roads/pavements) Vehicle must be used on private property with owner?s consent Appropriate protective equipment to be worn at all times Children must be supervised by an adult at all timesIt is essential for your child?s safety and optimum performance of the product that you fully read and follow all instructions before use. This includes information on the charging of the battery.In the interests of you and your child's safety, by purchasing this product you confirm that you have read and understood this advice.
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