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New toys at Early Learning Centre

by Jessica - December 14th, 2013.
Filed under: Early Learning Centre, New Toys.
Early Learning Centre just added these excellent new toys
Wooden Double Sided Easel - Pink
Wooden Double Sided Easel - Pink £50.00
Great for creative activities, this sturdy double-sided wooden easel features a wipe-clean chalk board and a white board, along with a roll of paper that can be held flat against the easel with the magnets provided. Also great for painting masterpieces, the easel comes with non-spill paint pots that sit neatly in the holes of the tray. For easy storage, simply remove the tray and fold the easel flat.Not suitable for children under 36 months.Quick facts:-Double sided easel-Chalkboard on one side and a wipe-clean magnetic whiteboard on the other-Your child can use the chalkboard to scribble and draw pictures, then wipe them away easily and start again-Handy tray for materials which can be removed to fold the easel flat-Includes a roll of paper, magnets and 3 non-spill paint potsGreat for your child's development:This wooden art easel is a great place for your child to enjoy art. Making art is a wonderful way for your child to express themselves and interpret how they see the world. Scribbling, drawing and painting help your child learn to think creatively, which is great for school work later on. Using their hands for all kinds of art helps your child gain strength and precision, which are excellent for dressing and writing. Creative expression is also a good way for your child to enjoy positive self-esteem, and creating artwork is enjoyable.ELC star quality:We love the wooden double sided easel because it enables your child to enjoy so many different activities. The pull-down paper roll means it's easy for your child to create switch from drawing on the boards to creating masterpieces on paper – and you don't have to clear the table first. The chalkboard and magnetic white board mean your child can enjoy some non-messy art whenever they like, while the paper roll is perfect for drawing and painting. This easel is great for two children to use at the same time too as it's double sided.What you need to know:-Pack contents includes double sided wooden easel, 3 non-spill paint pots, 4 magnets and a paper roll-FSC-Art materials and accessories available separately-Dimensions H106 x W58 x D31cm-Not suitable for children under 36 months dye to small partsPlaying tips:Fun with chalk and pens:Let's draw and scribble on the chalkboard and the whiteboard. We can play noughts and crosses, or take turns to guess what Mum, Dad or our friends draw. Painting together:Let's stick the paper down with the magnets. We can paint a castle, dog, rainbow, planet, running race, zoo, car, fairytale, dinosaur, ourselves – or whatever we like. If we can imagine it, we can draw it!Great for:-Lots of fun drawing and painting!-Encouraging early writing-Getting creative and confident-Scribbling, daubing, colouring and having fun-Painting with friends or family – one side each-Hanging paintings up to dry -Fun painting with the non-spill paint pots-Storing away easily
Mothercare Safari Musical Mobile
Mothercare Safari Musical Mobile £35.00
Mothercare loves...…this gorgeous mobile with its friendly characters and reassuring night light.Want to know more?Mothercare's Safari Musical Mobile will definitely brighten up your little one's bedroom or nursery with its vibrant, colourful and soft characters.This mobile offers a soft glowing night light to help reassure your baby whilst the hanging toys rotate and sway to the gentle melodies, soothing your little one to sleep.The Safari Musical Mobile will help develop your baby's auditory and perception skills. It can also be operated by the supplied remote control so can reactivate it without your little one seeing you. This mobile will easily attach to most cots.Don't forget...Mothercare stocks batteries for all your little one's toys.
Mothercare Safari Sit Me Up Cosy
Mothercare Safari Sit Me Up Cosy £34.99
Mothercare loves...… how the Mothercare Safari Sit me up Cosy adapts with your baby, ensuring they get the most out of it as they develop and grow.Want to know more?The brightly coloured Mothercare Safari Sit Me Up Cosy is an innovative nest that grows up with your baby, providing a wonderful place to play during their first year.Suitable from birth, this 'sit me up cosy' starts out as a cuddly and supportive nest for your little one, and as they grow bigger you can convert it into a prop to give your baby the support they need as they start to sit up.The variety of soft textures found on the Mothercare Sit Me Up Cosy, combined with the removable Safari animal characters and baby rattle, will help foster their sensory development. It also encourages a sense of security and comfort for your baby and the three detachable toys will allow them to improve their hand eye co-ordination.Don't forget...Mothercare stocks a range of Safari toys, each featuring some of the friendly Safari animal characters.
Illuminated Globe - Red
Illuminated Globe - Red £20.00
Mains-operated light-up globe with friendly illustrations.Not suitable for children under 36 months due to small parts.
Phonics Alphabet Desk
Phonics Alphabet Desk £20.00
Interactive game unit teaching phonics, spelling and counting with flashing keys plus sounds and tunes.Your child can choose between eight different activities on the Phonics Alphabet Desk – five that will quiz them on letters, sounds and words, one that teaches them to count, and another two that show them colours and tunes. The desk's 26 keys that light up and flash are an easy way for your child to learn as they play.Quick facts:•8 different games to play•Teaches sounds, spelling, counting and colours•Keys light up and flash•Fun sounds and melodiesGreat for your child's development:The Phonics Alphabet Desk is a great educational toy for encouraging your child in their first steps towards learning to read. As they progress through each game your child can have fun with words and sounds – learning the letters of the alphabet, how sounds are used in words and how to spell, as well as counting and colours. The alphabet desk uses the same teaching method, called phonics, used in schools, making it just right to prepare your child for the future.ELC star quality:The Phonics Alphabet Desk's eight educational games will keep your child interested and let them learn at their own pace – but it's so fun they won't even know they're learning. Getting the answers right gives a wonderful sense of achievement and you can make up even more games using the brightly coloured alphabet keys.What you need to know:Size: Length 35.6cm x Width 34.3cm x Depth 8.3cm.Batterie requirememts: 3 x AA batteries.Warning: Not suitable for children under 36 months.8 games to choose from.Game 1: Letter names and soundsPress a letter key to hear its name and sound (phonics).Game 2: Find the letterTry to find the spoken letter within three attempts.Game 3: Find the mystery letterTry to find the mystery letter within five attempts.Game 4: Find the first letterThe unit will ask you to find the first letter of a spoken word.Game 5: Learn to spellThe unit will ask you to spell different words.Game 6: Learn to countThe unit will ask you to press a specific number of keys.Game 7: Learn about coloursThe unit will ask you to find a specific colour.Game 8: Music timePress a key and hear a tune. The keys will flash while the music is being played.Start and endPick a word on the desk, then ask your child what sound it starts with and ends withSpot the wordPick a letter together and spot something in the room that starts with that letterSoundsPick a word that is linked with a sound, such as owl car or bell. Ask your child to make the sound associated with that word.Great for:Recognising sounds, letters and wordsHelping with early readingBuilding communication skillsLearning to sort and matchUnderstanding shape, colour and size.
VTech Splash and Sing Bath Book
VTech Splash and Sing Bath Book £14.99
The VTech Splash and Sing Bath Book is an interactive and waterproof toy that features 3 soft and pliable pages that are easy to wipe clean. Your baby will enjoy exploring the pages and pressing the buttons that trigger brilliant sing-along songs and sounds that introduce numbers 1-5. Press the fun light-up music button on the spine to play exciting melodies that can be sung by the duck or monkey. Perfect for making bath time fun, your little one will is sure to enjoy this bright and colourful book.Quick Facts:Fully waterproof interactive bath book with 3 pagesButtons within the pages introduce body parts and bathingLight-up button plays charming melodiesPages are soft, pliable and easy to cleanIncludes over 20 songs, melodies, sounds and phrases. Requires 2 x AAA batteries (included).
Smoby Happy Trucks
Smoby Happy Trucks £14.99
At a GlanceWith free moving wheels, your little one will enjoy pushing these cars along their road.Features and benefits for Happy TrucksPack of fiveBright and colourfulFree moving wheelsSuitable from 12 monthsWant To Know More?Great for developing your little one's imagination, the Happy Trucks colourful vehicles come in a set of five, perfect for creating your own stories and games.With free moving wheels, your little one will enjoy rolling them around.Don't Forget...We also stock a wide range of play vehichles to add to your little one's collection.Fabric composition: plastic
Big City Wooden Rail Deluxe Crane Set
Big City Wooden Rail Deluxe Crane Set £12.50
The cargo is ready for transportation. Turn the crane around, pick up the cargo and winch it high into the air. When the train's about to arrive, make sure the barriers are down to stop cars from coming, and drive the train around the crane. Stop the train under the crain, and carefully lower the precious cargo onto the back of the wagon. Now you're ready to go/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 crane, 2 wooden track pieces, train, wagon, 2 moving barriers, cargo and a sign. Quick facts:-Crane can be turned 360 degrees-Wind winch up and down and use it to magnetically pick up the cargo block-Wagon and train connect with magnet-Features a road for die cast cars (available separately)-Barriers can be moved up and downNot suitable for children under 36 months due to small parts.
Mothercare Happy Town Mobile
Mothercare Happy Town Mobile £12.49
Mothercare loves...…the brightly coloured vehicles that will sway gently and lull your baby to sleep whilst the music box plays calming music.Want to know more?Featuring a selection of cars and buses in primary colours, the Happy Town Mobile is cute and fun and would look great in any nursery or toddler's room. The wind-up music box plays soothing lullabies, ideal for lulling your baby gently to sleep.Suitable from birth, the brightly coloured suspended vehicles can help your baby focus their eyes and keep them entertained as the buses and cars rotate and sway above their cot.Don't forget...This Happy Town Mobile is part of the wider Mothercare Happy Town range that includes bedding and bath time products.