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Fairy Bricks charity left ‘devastated’ by theft of £400,000 worth of LEGO from its Huddersfield warehouse

Fairy Bricks, a charity initiative that sends LEGO to children in hospital has had £400,000 worth of toys stolen from its warehouse in Huddersfield. According to reports, around 18,000 boxes of the construction toy building kits were stolen leaving the organisation ‘devastated.’ Children helped by the charity have sent messages …

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Hasbro joins the Super Mario celebrations with new twists on Jenga and Monopoly

Hasbro has joined the list of toy companies celebrating 35 years of Nintendo’s best-loved plumber this year with the launch of two new Super Mario themed spins on its own classic games Jenga and Monopoly. The global toy company has joined the likes of LEGO to celebrate the anniversary of …

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Oddbods joins Fun to Learn magazine in new Redan Publishing partnership

The content creation, distribution, and licensing studio, One Animation has secured a deal with the pre-school magazine publishing house, Redan Publishing to bring Oddbods into its Fun to Learn magazine titles this month. Under the partnership, Oddbods will feature in the monthly magazine Fun to Learn Favourites from July 16th, …

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The Insights People continues global growth with 10 new hires and new market launches

The kids’, parents, and family market intelligence experts, The Insights People is continuing with its global expansion plans, having hired ten new starters since the start of lockdown, made its move into new markets, and brought on board a host of new, big name clients including Amazon, LEGO, and Warner …

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It’s official! LEGO and Nintendo unveil the LEGO NES building kit and it’s a thing of beauty

It’s official, LEGO and Nintendo have responded to the question we never knew we needed answering, with the official unveiling of the LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System building kit for adults; letting us all relive the nostalgia of yesteryear in brick form. The new kit is the latest product of the …

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Thames and Kosmos welcomes Solar Powered Rovers to its range as demand for science kits surges

Thames & Kosmos has welcomed the arrival of a new range of Solar Powered Rovers to the product portfolio, a hotly anticipated range that found production delayed over the last few months owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. The kit is suitable for children aged eight and upwards, and according to …

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Big Potato Games launches its latest easy play party game Herd Mentality

The Shoreditch-based tabletop and party games publishing company, Big Potato Games, has launched its latest, easy-play party game, called Herd Mentality – a game in which all you have to do is write down the exact same answers as the other players. Herd Mentality is all about being a part …

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Nominations for the Toy of the Year Awards 2021 are now open

Despite 2020 being far from the usual year within the toy industry, the annual toy awards season simply cannot be stopped as nominations now open for the Toy of the Year Awards 2021. Known by many as the Oscars of the toy industry, the TOTYs are presented each year to …

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Very Puzzled launches first Indiegogo campaign to bring diversity into children’s puzzles

A children’s toy manufacturer that has set out to connect children to diversity through play has officially launched its new crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Called Very Puzzled, the company looks to provide a vibrant range of engaging jigsaw puzzles that parents and carers can explore with their children. The concepts …

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