Several toy companies scooped awards at the 2012 Talking Tots Toy Awards.
The winners are as follows:
Toys that help children develop communication
Winner - Dress-up Tatty Teddy
Highly Commended - Singalongz
Toys that help children develop creativity
Winner - Artzooka Faces
Toys that help children develop motor skills
Baby Bear Multi-Activity Playgym
Suncrest Play to Learn Travel Mobile
Toys that help children develop pre-literacy skills
It's Your Story
Toys that help children develop social skills
Supermarket and trolley
Aeromax Space Costume
Simon Newbery, Managing Director at Orchard Toys, said: “We are, of course, delighted with this marvellous news. Alphabet Lotto which launched at the Toy Fair, is a versatile game that is great value for money as it has four different ways it can be played.
"It’s perfect for pre-school children to help them learn the alphabet before they learn to read and write.”
Ruth Leonard, Director of Marketing at Carte Blanche, added: “It’s a huge honour to receive the Talking Tots award, and we’re particularly proud to learn that it was judged by a panel of child development experts. This demonstrates that Dress Up Tatty Teddy isn’t just a cute, fun toy – it encourages learning, too.”
Talking Tots is one of the UK’s leading providers of interactive pre-school classes, designed to boost kids' social and communication skills.
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