Worlds Apart’s new ride-on and pull-along suitcase, Scoot, is aimed at pre-schoolers aged two and over and is due to land in stores in August. Skoot features practical rubber wheels and a handle bar for steering, plus a 13l storage capacity. However, it is also small enough to fit into an overhead locker and features a tow strap that doubles as a carry strap. Skoot is available in three colours: pastel blue, pink and lilac. Moving on, and
successfully defended its granted patents for its Go Glow range last year and managed to exclude infringing products from the market, while continuing to update existing features and develop new products to strengthen the line. Go Glow Lights
sees a refresh in styling for A/W with the introduction of some new features. A new tap it action turns the night light on and off. The Go Glow light is available in Disney Princess, Cars 2, Thomas & Friends, Peppa Pig and Minnie Mouse. Worlds Apart will be supporting the launch of Skoot and the newly
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Galt is expanding its Early Activities home learning book line, with the new All About School Sticker Book. The book includes a number of activities and stickers designed to introduce youngsters to school life, taking them through several typical school activities and helping to raise and deal with any fears or concerns they might have.
“Parents will find it useful for children worried about starting school and also for maintaining the enthusiasm in those already excited about the new experience,” said John McDonnell, MD of Galt Toys.
The All About School Sticker Book is due to arrive in stores in mid-May, priced at £2.99.
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The Playmobil 1.2.3 range is being bolstered with six new themes. Children can decide how My First 1.2.3 Knight’s Castle looks by arranging the stackable towers which house the princess, in different ways. It comes with a knight on his horse. Pre-schoolers can learn about animals in the forest and where they live with the 1.2.3 Forest Animal Park, while the 1.2.3 Airport Shuttle Bus comes with a
Halilit has extended its Musical Instrument, Taf Toys, Waterplay and Interstar ranges, as well as adding two new lines to its offering from Beezeebee and Scotchi. Beezeebee is a collection of bath and water toys ranging from soft tiles that stick to the bath when wet, through to the Aquaworld and Zeeland Activity Centres.
driver and three passengers. In addition, the luggage store is also a shape sorter. Also in the range are the 1.2.3
Recycling Truck and the 1.2.3 Excavator, with the final piece being the Moon Rocket, complete with astronaut to help children learn about space.
Scotchi products, meanwhile, are brightly coloured and comically illustrated games and puzzles, with washable flexible pieces with hook and loop fastenings. Elsewhere, Halilit has added a puppy slide flute to its musical instrument line, while the Taf Toys range includes play mats, gyms, in-car and pushchair products.
New to the Baby born range – and supported by TV advertising – is my little Baby born Boy Potty Training Time (£24.99), with potty training function and sound effects. It includes a bottle, nappies and potty. Continuing its strong presence in
the pre-school market is my first Baby Annabell Time-to-Sleep doll (£29.99). When the doll is tired, it will stir and make realistic baby sounds until it falls asleep. Finally, the original my first Baby Annabell (£15.99) has had a refresh.