Tag Archives: outdoor toys

More top accolades for Wilton Bradley’s Waterwall

Wilton Bradley’s educational water-play toy Waterwall has been awarded a Good Toy Guide Recommendation by Dr Gummer’s Good Play Guide. The indoor/outdoor toy, which helps children of three and over learn about gravity, angles and water flows and provides valuable sensory, screen-free playtime, was praised as a great team-building toy by …

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The Outdoor Toy Awards are back for 2022

Back with a bang this year, the Outdoor Toy awards will return to wide open spaces and have plenty of kids putting toys through their paces. Toyology and the Kidzcoolit network will be overseeing the media and social coverage. There will be 10 toys crowned the must-haves for get-out-and-get-active play. …

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Greg Rutherford leaps into action for Character Options campaign

Character Options’ campaign to Stay Active this summer has taken a hop, skip and jump into the celebrity stakes with the signing of Olympic Gold Medallist Greg Rutherford MBE to lead the messaging alongside influencers as each of the products in the Stay Active collection gets unboxed at home and …

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Adventure time: Bigjigs Toys’ latest products encourage outdoor play

Bigjigs Toys has doubled its outdoor and garden range over the past 12 months, with new products including a Pop-Up Bug Net, Multi-View Bug Magnifier, Bug Box, Short Handled Shovel, Short Handled Spade, a Flower Press, Telescopic Net and Explorer Set. The importance of outdoor play can’t be overstated. Experts have …

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Trampoline time gets an upgrade from Plum Play

Family-run outdoor play specialist Plum Play is offering every kid the chance to feel like a star this summer with its 4.5ft Interactive Lights Junior Trampoline and Enclosure. The trampoline features interactive battery-operated LED lights, in blue, purple, red, orange, yellow and green, around the top rim that flash in time with a …

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Huffy bolsters UK team with four new hires

Strengthening its position in the UK as the leading supplier of bikes and ride-on toys, US household brand Huffy has announced the continued growth of its UK team, with the addition of four new recruits to its Bedfordshire-based UK headquarters. The latest hires include UK Sales Manager Rachael Bradshaw, who …

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Enjoy a greener summer with Bigjigs Toys

Bigjigs Toys is offering parents greener options for beach holidays and garden play this summer, with a selection of eco-friendly outdoor toys crafted from sustainable materials. The green toys on offer include an Eco Spade made from wheat fibre, and a collapsible Activity Bucket and foldable Flexible Flyer made from …

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Waboba marks 10 million sales of Moon Ball with new Moonshine version

Since its soft launch in 2021, Waboba’s Moon Ball has become the world’s number-one best-selling ball, with over 10 million sold. “While it’s always been a popular activity toy, its popularity has zoomed with the onset of social media,” says Jordan Sullivan, Waboba’s Director of Fun. “There have been over one million …

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Active duty: ToyNews’ round-up of the latest outdoor toys

From playhouses to bikes and ride-ons, sand and water play sets to trampolines, outdoor toys experienced a popularity boom during lockdown as families looked for fun ways to keep active, prompting manufacturers to rise to the occasion with innovative new products and fresh spins on old favourites. Any toy that …

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