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by Jessica - February 6th, 2014.
Filed under: Early Learning Centre, New Toys.
Early Learning Centre has these top new toys today
Thomas and Friends Deluxe Railroad Crossing
Thomas and Friends Deluxe Railroad Crossing £24.99
When the trains need to pass, close the gates so the cars are safe and cannot cross: they'll be warned with a ringing bell and flashing lights, just like at a real crossing! You can also press the button to activate the lights and sounds. Fun to play with by itself or add onto a Thomas the Tank Engine Wooden Railway set, your child will have hours of fun making up different stories and scenarios.Requires 2 x AAA batteries (not included). Not suitable for children under 36 months.Quick facts:-Part of the Thomas the Tank Engine Wooden Railway collection-Lights and sounds-Open and close the gates-Compatible with other Thomas the Tank Engine Wooden Railway sets-Thomas and Friends available separately
John Adams Glow In The Dark Science
John Adams Glow In The Dark Science £22.99
The Glow in the Dark Science kit will allow you to amaze your friends as you create lots of cool illuminations. Explore the 9 radioactive-like experiments; make a neon-style light, pour liquid light, make a glowing ectoplasm, explode a glow in the dark depth charge, make edible jelly with a radioactive-like glow plus much more. With loads to discover, this exciting kit will encourage your little one to develop a love of chemistry and science.The set comes with goggles, UV light, Glow in the Dark liquid, flexible tube, funnel, cornstarch, rock salt, cone shaped lid, loading tube, 3 x bungs, 4 x straws, bubble solution, jelly mould, instruction leaflet.Quick Facts:Complete 9 experimentsGreat for children who enjoy scienceSuitable from 8 yearsRequires 2 x AA batteries WARNING: Not suitable for children under 36 months due to small parts
Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway - Annie and Clarabel
Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway - Annie and Clarabel £19.99
Annie and Clarabel are Thomas' coaches and two of his best friends, and they help him carry passages around the Island of Sodor. Ready to tell Thomas off if he gets into mischief, Annie and Clarabel often find themselves having their own adventures, too.These two carriages connect up with magnetic couplings, which also allow the two to connect to other Thomas and Friends Wooden Railwat characters.Not suitable for children under 24 months.
Vtech Alphabet Apple
Vtech Alphabet Apple £19.99
Go on an animal safari for all your essential pre-school learning! Press the chunky, light-up alphabet buttons and turn the clock hands to discover lots of activities.Teaches phonic sounds, letters, spelling, animals and their characteristics and time concepts, with 26 cheerful melodies and lots of fun animal sound effects.Encourages language development and independent play. Also includes a quiz for repetitive play. Features a useful carry handle so you can learn on-the-go! Key features:Fun animal based activities including their sounds and characteristicsTeaches phonic sounds, the alphabet, spelling, words, numbers and moreIntroduces early time concepts with animal feeding timesChunky light-up buttonsEncourages language development and independent play
Wooden Toddler Truck
Wooden Toddler Truck £17.60
The Wooden Toddle Truck is a classic wooden walker that your young child can enjoy pulling up on. The Wooden Toddle Truck has a sturdy handle so your child can enjoy a secure grip. When your child is ready to take their first steps, they can push the sturdy Wooden Toddle Truck along for support. It has non-slip wheels and the truck comes with 24 blocks, which also add stability to the walker. Your toddler can also enjoy transporting, building and playing with the blocks. The Wooden Toddle Truck is a timeless toy which helps your young child to pull up and start to walk in confidence. As they grow, your child can enjoy pushing the truck around wherever they like, and they can use it to move their favourite toys around too.Quick facts:•Wooden Toddle Truck: a classic wooden walker•Great for building walking confidence•24 shaped and coloured blocks•Fun for toddlers to push aroundGreat for your child's development:The Wooden Toddle Truck helps your young child feel confident about standing up and trying to walk. Your child can hold on to the handle, and feel safe about standing up and walking along. This classic wooden walker also comes with blocks that your child can play and build with. Building with blocks gives your child hands-on experience of shapes and also helps them develop good fine motor skills. The Wooden Toddle Truck is a great toy for helping your baby become a toddler, and for helping your toddler become a really confident walker.ELC star quality:We love the Wooden Toddle Truck because it's a timeless toy that helps your baby become a toddler! This classic wooden walker looks good and gives your child walking confidence. The Wooden Toddle Truck is good fun for your toddler to play with too. Your child can enjoy building, sorting and playing with all the bricks. And once they're up and about, they can use the truck to move their favourite teddies and toys wherever they like.What you need to know:Pack contents: 1 toddle truck and 24 bricks of different shapes and colours.Other toys and accessories available separately.Self-assembly: The truck comes flat packed. You will need a screwdriver (not included) to put the truck together and also to put the handle on. It is a simple assembly and will probably take 20 minutes or less.Playing tips:First feet forwardsLet's set up the toddle truck and fill with all the bricks. Now hold the handle with both hands, aim straight ahead and go!What's in our truck today?Maybe our truck is a trolley full of shopping, a post van carrying parcels, a teddy bear's bed, a doll's pram, or even a puffing goods train. Let's load up, push along, and start having fun.Block buildingLet's build a big tall tower. Then knock it down again!Great for:Walking before you can walk … and after, even fasterToddler trucking – indoors and outTransporting your toys, bears, cups, crayonsPushing and pulling, forwards and backSpotting colours and sorting shapesBuilding bridges and creating castles.
Wooden Pots and Pans Set
Wooden Pots and Pans Set £15.00
Make some scrumptious play meals with the ELC Wooden Pots And Pans Set. Cut up the food and pop the pieces into the pan, you can boil the vegetables and fry the fish or pop it all in together for a big hot pot. Stir or flip the food as you cook and you can give your creation a name and serve it up to Mum, Dad or a very lucky teddy. Young children will enjoy experimenting with this adorable kitchen kit, there is lots of fun to be had as they can become chefs and conjoure up some tasty dishes.Quick Facts:Made from strong durable woodGreat for imaginative playThis set includes a frying pan, saucepan, spatula, spoon, knife, mushrooms, tomato slices, peas and cut and play fishNot suitable for children under 36 months due to small parts
Vtech Abc Text & Go Motion
Vtech Abc Text & Go Motion £14.99
Interact with the animal friends through text messaging with the VTech ABC Text and Go Motion. Perfect for preschool learning, this toy personal computer features a full lowercase ABC keyboard and a 0-9 number pad, which your child can use to send messages to the animals on the phone to. The animals send messages back for your child to read too, giving them the opportunity to improve both their spelling and reading skills.The activities include spelling and motion games, and the Text and Go Motion senses when it's being moved. This allows your child to interact with the console in two ways: through the keyboard, or through mvoement. Your child can learn the alphabet, new words, numbers and counting and music as well as developing their listening and visual skills through play.Quick facts:•Features 8 fun activities.•Built-in pretend text messaging.•Full lowercase abc keyboard and 0-9 number buttons. •Smartphone-styled design.•Encourages language development and independent play.•Receive and send texts to your virtual animal friends.•Teach letters, numbers, words, music and more•Helps with their social and emotional development.•Helps with their speech and language development•Improves their hand-eye coordination.•Improves their visual development.•Improves their sound awareness.•Encourages creativity.Requires 3 x AAA batteries (included).Not suitable for children under 3 years old.
VTech Toot Toot Emergency Vehicle Driver's Set
VTech Toot Toot Emergency Vehicle Driver's Set £14.39
Your little one will love driving the toot toot emergency vehicles and helping to save the day. This colourful set comes in a pack of three which includes an ambulance, fire engine and police car. With enthralling lights and sounds, they sing fun songs and make realistic noises.Great for establishing imaginative play, they will encourage your little one to create their own stories and scenes.Each vehicle also interacts with the Toot-Toot Drivers Garage for even more role-play fun.Quick Facts:Features lots of fun tunes and vehicle noisesPack includes the ambulance, fire engine and police carGreat for imaginative playRequires 4 x AA batteriesSuitable from 12 months
Wooden Salad Set
Wooden Salad Set £12.00
This ELC Wooden Salad Set is perfect for making a healthy dinner. Perfect for fuelling imaginations, young children will love to pretend to be chefs when arranging and preparing a lovely meal for their favourite teddy or dolly.This lovely wooden salad set includes a salad bowl, an olive oil bottle, a vinegar bottle, 2 salad servers, a pepper pot, 3 lettuce leaves, 4 onion slices, 4 pepper slices, 4 cucumber slices and 4 tomato slices.Quick Facts:Made from sturdy woodFeatures bright coloursGreat for imaginative playClassic designPromotes healthy eatingSuitable for children over 36 months