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New toys at Early Learning Centre

by Jessica - December 13th, 2013.
Filed under: Early Learning Centre, New Toys.
Early Learning Centre has these excellent new toys today
Vtech Secret Diary Visual
Vtech Secret Diary Visual £39.99
Protect your secrets without the worry of prying eyesThe Secret Safe Diary Visual for children aged 6 to 11 years has a voice-activated locking system that only responds to your voice, as well as a colour screen and camera that will make your diary and personal organiser really stand out. There are 20 different activities including a virtual pet for you to look after, lots of games, an alarm clock, and a calendar function, as well as a hidden drawer for storing your secret mementos. By connecting to the VTech Learning Lodge, you can also download extras for your photos, diary, and pet.Download for more funYou can connect your Secret Safe Diary Visual to the VTech Learning Lodge Navigator to download different frames, stamps, and effects to use with your photos. You can also get extra themes for the diary to really make it your own, as well as extras for your virtual pet so you can really look after them however you want.Lots of fun activitiesWith the Secret Safe Diary Visual you can create your own profile, store your friends' information, and capture precious moments. With 20 activities included, there is plenty to keep you entertained. These include photo activities, looking after a virtual pet, and 10 learning games.The Secret Safe Diary Visual will help you with typing skills, creative play, logic, vocabulary, and maths. From all of these activities you can also gain points and download extra items online.Camera funWith the 0.3-megapixel camera on the Secret Safe Diary Visual, you can take over 1,000 photos to decorate at any time and watch funny animations. As well as this, you can create, design, and store over 750 diaries with your very own photos.
Wooden Activity Cube
Wooden Activity Cube £35.00
Your toddler will love exploring all the different features of this activity cube with their little hands. This wooden activity cube includes five different activities on the top and four sides: a spinning learning frame, a clock with movable clock hands, a wipe-clean chalkboard, a wooden xylophone and a bead maze. Your little one can learn about colours and shapes, numbers and counting, the names of different objects and telling the time, and music too! Handling the bead maze helps strengthen little fingers and promotes hand-to-eye coordination, and the number flip board side will get them thinking and counting. They can also explore their creative side and use the chalkboard to write, scribble and sketch.As your child grows they'll discover more and more ways to play with the cube. It's also a great toy for playing with others as there's plenty of room. When it's time to put it away, the bead maze lifts up as a panel and can be stored inside the cube to take up less space.Spin, slide and exploreTurn the cogs, slide up the zig zag, spin the shapes, and more! Your toddler will love exploring the big block with their little hands.Grow and discoverYour toddler can sit or stand to weave the chunky beads around the frame. As they grow and move more they'll discover more ways to play.Playing and talkingTalking about colours and shapes as your toddler plays is great for encouraging talking.Great for5-in-1 fun: so much for little hands to exploreBuilding strength in little handsScribbling on the chalkboardLasting as your child growsPlaying with friends: there's lots of room.
Tonka Mighty Dump Truck
Tonka Mighty Dump Truck £20.00
Use your Tonka Mighty Dump Truck to clear the rubble from the construction site so the builders can start to their work. The steel tipper moves up and down easily with the chunky black handle so you can load up the rubbish and take it to the dumping grounds.Designed in the iconic Tonka yellow, this dump truck is strong and sturdy, providing many hours of fun.Quick Facts:Bright Tonka yellowWorking tipper that moves up and downGreat for imaginative playSuitable from 36 months
Blossom Farm Woolly Lamb Activity Toy
Blossom Farm Woolly Lamb Activity Toy £20.00
Large activity plush toy with multiple activities for a baby to explore. Woolly Lamb has many different colours, textures and crinkle sounds to excite and stimulate your baby's senses.This product is machine washable.Suitable from birth.
Big City Wooden Rail Large Engine Shed
Big City Wooden Rail Large Engine Shed £12.50
It's time to get the train ready for a long day of work: open the doors of the engine shed, pick up a launcher and watch the train pop out of the shed. The track can slide from side to side to choose where the train needs to head off to. At the end of the day, drive the train back to its shed, slide the track to pick a place in the shed to rest, drive back in and shut the doors.The Early Learning Centre's Big City Wooden Rail sets are great for endless imaginative play. All of the wooden rail sets and accessories are designed to be compatible with one another, so you can expand your current collection.Includes wooden engine shed, wooden switch track, train and wagon. Quick facts:-Opening doors stay open to protect little fingers from being caught-Pick up a launcher to watch the train inside the shed pop out-Three-way sliding track-Includes train and wagon-Train and wagon connect with magnetsNot suitable for children under 36 months due to small parts.
Tonka Town Prison
Tonka Town Prison £12.49
Ivan the policeman is busy running Tonka Town's prison, with Paulo the convict being the latest inmate. Paulo is clever though, and can attempt a daring escape through the wall on the side of his cell. However, escaping triggers an alarm and flashing lights, alerting Ivan to the prison break-out. Activate the searchlight and chase Paulo down on Ivan's motorcycle. Catch Paulo and put him safely behind bars again- and hear a satisfying 'clunk' when you lock him up!Not suitable for children under 36 months due to small parts.Quick facts:-Lights and sounds interactive prison with police bike, police man and prisoner-Working search light, alarm and flashing emergency lights-Alarm and flashing lights triggered by prisoner's escape-Cell door makes clunking noise-Great for imaginative playIncludes 1 x prison, Ivan the policeman, Paulo the convict and 1 x police motorbike
Make Your Own Pirate Ship
Make Your Own Pirate Ship £10.00
Get ready to sail the ocean and let your imagination run wild. This fun kit includes wooden pieces to glue together, paint and then decorate with stickers to create a colourful pirate ship. Build the ship, add the sails then launch a hunt for treasure. Slot the wooden pieces of ship together and then paint it bright colours. You can add masts, sails and stickers, and raise the pirate flag.Then display your masterpiece or enjoy imaginative play.Great for encouraging creativity and helping to develop fine motor skills. Once built your little one can enjoy thinking up lots of pirate adventures over and over again (but the boat is not waterproof so shouldnt be used in the bath or paddling pool).Included in the kit to make a pirate ship is a wooden pirate ship, cannon, a pirate, six pots of paint, a paintbrush and a sheet of stickers to add the finishing touches.Not suitable for children under 36 months. Choking hazard - small parts.
The Gruffalo's Child 7'' Plush
The Gruffalo's Child 7'' Plush £9.99
From the popular book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, this adorable Gruffalo's Child plush is 7 inches. Great for cuddles, it is a lovely companion for when your little one is reading the story. Quick Facts:Approximately 7 inchesSuitable from 3 years
Tonka Town Dump Truck
Tonka Town Dump Truck £9.99
Tonka Town's construction site needs to be cleared before building can commence. Luckily, Tonka Town's resident construction worker, Kurt, is on hand with his dump truck to help tidy up. Press the truck down to switch the headlights on and hear the engine tick over, and when it's time to get to work, place Kurt in the driver's seat: now press down on the truck again to light the exhausts and hear the engine rev up. Now we can load the boulders onto the back of the truck and drive them to the dumping grounds, where we can raise the container to tip them out again.Not suitable for children under 36 months due to small parts.Quick facts:-Lights and sounds interactive dump truck with construction worker-Pushing the truck down activates lights and sounds-Different lights and sounds activated when the construction worker is placed in the truck-Tipping container can be raised and lowered-Great for imaginative playIncludes 1 x dump truck, 8 x boulders, 1 x warning sign and Kurt the construction worker