Winners revealed for 2011 Practical Pre-school Awards

Katie Roberts

By Katie Roberts

September 26th 2011 at 11:00AM
Winners revealed for 2011 Practical Pre-school Awards

The winning entries were announced for the Practical Pre-school and 5-7 Awards at a ceremony in London.

This year, the awards attracted entries from over 100 different companies, which were then tested by childcare professionals.

The results relating to the toy industry are as follows:

Toys and Games - birth to three years

 
Overall winner

•    Mookie Toys – Scuttlebug

Gold Award winners

•    Play to Z – Stacking Hoops
•    Artsana UK (Chicco Brand) – Penguin Activity Walker
•    Learning Resources – Snap-‘n’-Learn Counting Elephants
•    Haba – Little Miss Fidget
•    B Kids – Play With Me Pals
•    Leapfrog – My Pal Scout
•    Hippychick – Wheelybug
•    Wesco – Earl Fruit and Vegetable Kit
•    Halilit – Taf Toys Stacker Truck
•    Leapfrog – Count and Scan Shopper
•    Hippychick – Moover Baby Truck


Toys and Games - three to five years

Overall Winner

•    Jumbo Games – Smart Games Camelot Jr

Gold Award winners
•    Ravensburger – Discover and Develop Flashcard Games
•    Character Options – Bob the Builder Role Play
•    Data Harvest – Kid K’Nex Classroom Collection
•    Gander – P’Kolino Multi Solution Shape Puzzles
•    Commotion Group – Talking Tubes Telephone Exchange
•    Flair – Cicciobello Crawl and Walk
•    Playforce – Poddely
•    Pretend to Be – Animals Cape Set
•    TotSeat – Oobicoo
•    Step by Step – Alphabet and Numbers Parachute
•    Milly and Miles Learning – Let’s Have Fun… Ball Activity Pack


Classic Toys and Games

Overall Winner
•    Learning Resources – Green Toys Tea Set

Electronic Toys

Overall Winner
•    Vtech – MobiGo Touch Learning System

Gold Award Winners
•    Leapfrog - Tag

Five to Seven Toys and Games

Overall Winner
•    Schleich UK - Historical Heroes

Gold Award winners
•    H Grossman – Raskullz Cycle Helmet
•    Bananagrams – Fruitominoes
•    Learning Resources – Money Bags – Coin Value Game
•    Gibsons – My Lotto
•    TTS Group – Zachary Zoo
•    Bananagrams – Pairsinpears
•    Haba – Ice Cream Shop Venezia
•    Lego Education Europe – Community Minifigure Set
•    Lego Education Europe – Fairytale and Historic Minifigure Set
•    Gibsons – Original Party Games
•    Lego Duplo – Play with Numbers