Progressive Preschool Awards 2014 finalists revealed

The awards return for a second year with a "phenomenal array" of products and finalists.
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The Progressive Preschool Awards 2014 finalists have been revealed.

Thousands of products have been judged by a panel of retail specialists, comprised of buyers from Asda, Sainsbury’s, Boots, Mothercare, Toymaster and many more, encompassing a wide range of independents and nationals.

The products have now been whittled down to a shortlist of celebrated products. The winners will now be revealed at an awards ceremony at The Dorchester Hotel in London on November, 13th.

“In this second year of the Progressive Preschool Awards, we have seen a phenomenal array of high quality products entered across all categories,” said rob Willis, publisher of PPS.

“With the judging process anchored by such an impressive panel of retail buying experts, it has ensured that the finalists line-up is a showcase of the stand-out products that have been launched at retail for the preschool sector over the last year.”

The Product Finalists for the 2014 Progressive Preschool Awards are:

Best Preschool Feeding Range

  • Annabel Karmel Snackpot and Bowl from NUK
  • Baby and Toddler First Cups from Babycup
  • Peter Rabbit Feeding Set from Petit Jour Paris
  • Platter Collection by Boon from Tomy
  • Mini Portable Soother Steriliser from Milton
  • Wow Kids Cup from Goldbug Europe

Best Preschool Publishing Range

  • Children’s Picture Books from Tate Publishing
  • Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers Books from Usborne Publishing
  • Lollipop Card and Wrap range from Caroline Gardner
  • Peppa Pig Range from Penguin Random House
  • Pull the Tab Book Range by Steph Hinton from Top That Publishing
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar from Alligator Books

Best Preschool Outdoor Range

  • 4-in-1 Sports Edition from Little Tikes
  • Dinosaur Collection from Scootaheadz
  • Disney Toddler Daypacks from LittleLife
  • My First Scooter from H Grossman
  • Primrose Cottage Playtent from Babyface
  • Swimming Aid Range from SwimFin

Best Preschool Home or Furniture Range

  • Angelina Cot Bed from East Coast Nursery
  • Jungle Friends Wall Stickers from Jomoval
  • Penguin Snuggle Pod from Little Life
  • HelloHome Peppa Pig Snuggletime Toddler Bed from Worlds Apart
  • Room Décor Kits from Walltastic
  • Winnie The Pooh Furniture Range from Obaby

Best Preschool Mobility Range

  • Baby Jogger City Lite from Kooltrade
  • Bykay Mei-Tai Carrier from Cheeky Rascals
  • Chase Carry Cot from Obaby
  • Day Earth Stroller from Joolz
  • Doona Infant Car Seat on Wheels from CuddleCo
  • Ranger Carrier from Little Life

Best Preschool Apparel or Accessories Range

  • Disney Baby Collection from Travis Designs
  • Easyfit Rhyme Time from TotsBots
  • Outerwear Collection from Frugi
  • Peppa Pig Swimming Range from Zoggs
  • Rockin’ Babywear from Rockabye-Baby
  • Winnie The Pooh Girls Newborn Collection from Smith & Brooks

Best Preschool Toy or Games Range

  • Disney Wooden Puzzles from Sambro
  • The Gruffalo Wooden Toys from Green Owl Toys
  • Honeybake Café Drinks Machine from Le Toy Van
  • Multi-Sensory Toys from Cloud B
  • Nenuco Doll Range from Famosa
  • Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Set from Fisher Price

Best Preschool Gift Range

  • Colour-In Textiles from Eggnogg
  • Darcy Bear and Outfits from Ragtales
  • Dumbo Collection from Posh Paws
  • Farm In A Tin from Apples to Pears
  • Guess How Much I Love You Range from Rainbow Designs
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar Range from Portmeirion

The Innovation Award

  • Cow Portable Potty by My Carry Potty
  • Flippa Folding Dining Booster from QTi
  • Gripper Soles from Little Gifts
  • ISI Mini Buddy Feeding Pillow from Maguari
  • Kids FITVITS Vitamins from DTP Europe
  • Multi-Sensory Toys from Cloud B


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