The Slow Toy Awards 2013 is now open for entries.
Entries opened on Friday, May 3rd and participants have just under six weeks to submit before the official close date on Wednesday, June 12th.
Participants can email email@example.com to receive and return an entry form.
Following the June 12th closing date, shortlisted toys will be contacted and samples will be called in for the second round of judging to decide the final Slow Seven.
Each toy will be judged on its fulfilment of the specified criteria: must be available in independent stores, must inspire the mind, must not require batteries, must not be made solely from plastic, must stand the test of time, promise true play value and must be well made.
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