Tag Archives: preschool

Acamar Films grows reach of preschool hit Bing with new Amazon Alexa Skill, Bing Time

Acamar Films is extending the reach of its multi-award-winning preschool series Bing with the launch of a new interactive Amazon Alexa Skill, Bing Time. Developed in partnership with voice design agency Voxly Digital, Bing Time aims to bring together new script writing, high production values and technical innovation to deliver …

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News from the US | Jazwares unveils its Dino Ranch toy, plush, playset and vehicle line-up

Jazwares has finally unveiled its highly anticipated Dino Ranch toy line, expanding on the dinosaur themed world of play from the popular animated series which has become the number one preschool show on US cable since it launched in January. Items in the new range from Jazwares will be making …

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Mamas & Papas eyes global growth amid ‘surge in international demand’ for British heritage brands

The British nursery and children’s wear retailer, Mamas & Papas is eyeing international growth, having signed a slate of new overseas partnerships across central and eastern Europe. The move, according to the firm, arrives amid a surge in international demand for British heritage brands like the Yorkshire-based Mamas & Papas, …

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PlayShifu to boost Indian manufacturing and help fuel local ‘toyconomy’

The Indian early learning toy company, PlayShifu is boosting its local manufacturing capacity for in-house consumption as well as exports, the latest move from a firm eyeing a new stage of growth following the $17 million its raised in series B funding earlier this year. As well as meeting local …

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Kind + Jugend outlines mission to ‘restart the baby and nursery industry’ with September trade fair

A Special Edition of the baby and nursery trade show, Kind + Jugend is on a mission to ‘restart the industry’ with a physical fair to welcome around 250 German and European exhibitors, that will be further enhanced by digital elements while navigating coronavirus safety measures. Koelnmesse, the organisation behind …

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Hauck UK bolsters UK and Ireland sales team with ‘ambitious targets for international growth’

The baby and children’s products business, Hauck UK is boosting its sales outreach across the UK and Ireland with the appointment of two new sales managers from the toy and nursery industry. Helen Robinson and Lee-Anne Neale join the team as it aims to expand direct relationships between retail and …

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Yoto launches two new albums from Monkey Music to encourage language and motor skills development

The children’s audio platform, Yoto has launched two albums from the award-winning Monkey Music classis, Sing and Learn and Copy Me, produced to encourage babies and toddlers to develop their language and motor skills through singing, clapping, and dancing. The two new Yoto Cards are now available globally excluding in the …

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Octonauts to ‘make waves’ across UK Sea Life Centres this summer ahead of spin-off series launch

A series of new activity-based Octonauts trails are set to ‘make waves’ across Sea Life centres and aquariums in the UK and ANZ this summer, thanks to an extensions of an established partnership between Silvergate Media and Merlin Entertainments. The new deal will also see an all year-long experience launch …

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Preschool series tackling depression and anxiety in kids eyes toys and games with Bulldog Licensing

The BAFTA-winning children’s television production house, Sixteen South has signed Bulldog Licensing as its global licensing agency for Odo, the new preschool series scheduled to premiere on Channel 5’s Milkshake this summer and KiKA later this year. Aimed at kids aged three to five, Odo is designed to teach young …

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Janod teams up with WWF to launch new eco-focused toy range for animal and nature lovers

The French toy brand, Janod has embarked on a new collaboration with WWF for the launch of a new collection of toys designed to inspire and engage the next generation of animal and nature lovers. As part of the toy firm’s wider promise to help the planet, Janod is working …

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