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7 Tips For Making The Most Of Summer

7 Tips For Making The Most Of Summer

With the summer holidays fully underway, you may be reaching the point where you’re running out of ideas to keep your kids entertained. However, at PoundToy, we have lots of great ideas to make sure your family keep having fun this summer! The sun has continued to shine which for the most part means that the kids will have been occupied with playing outside. But it’s also important to take part in activities as a family in order to bond and spend quality time together. Let’s take a look at 7 of our best tips for making the most out...

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How to Entertain Your Children on Holiday

How to Entertain Your Children on Holiday

It’s no secret that going on holiday with children can be stressful. However, if you’re prepared and equipped with the right set of tools (in this case toys and games), it doesn’t have to be. There are so many ways that you can enjoy your family holiday while keeping everyone happy, no matter where you’re going. Travel Hints and Tips for Long Journeys It can be difficult travelling on long journeys with little ones (and sometimes even older ones!). But there are lots of ways to keep your kids content while travelling to your holiday destination. Even short journeys can...

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Top Films Your Kids Must See This Summer

Top Films Your Kids Must See This Summer

Keeping the kids occupied as the holidays go on seems to get tougher and tougher. Films are a sure-fire way to distract them and, if the film’s good enough, it’ll hold your attention too. The only caveat here is that the film has to be a winner, or you’ll lose them. These are 7 of the best for this summer: 1. Cars The Disney Cars franchise might not have a new film out this year but the three films that are already out there will be showing in theatres and they’re available on DVD – perfect if your little ones have trouble...

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Toy Nostalgia (Part 3)

Toy Nostalgia (Part 3)

It’s hard to believe that the noughties began almost two decades ago, yet many people who were yet to reach their teens around the turn of the millennium are now parents themselves. With this in mind, it’s time to turn our attention to some of the most iconic toys of the 2000's with our Toy Nostalgia blog Part 3. 1. TEKSTA Also known as Tekno the Robotic Puppy, Teksta was a robotic toy first launched way back in 2000. The toy sold 40 million units during its first four years and even featured on the cover of Time magazine, winning...

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Toy Nostalgia (Part 2)

Toy Nostalgia (Part 2)

The 1970s may be known as the ‘decade that taste forgot’ but it also gave us some of the most iconic toys in the history of popular culture. Toys became much more exciting and versatile in the late 1960s and early 1970s, thanks to various technological advancements and the influence of sci-fi shows and electronic music. Let’s explore the 1970s most talked-about toys right now. 1. MAGNA DOODLE The Magna Doodle was a magnetic drawing toy operated by a stylus. It’s thought that more than 40 million Magna Doodles have been sold over the years. The toy was first launched...

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