How Not To Be a Toyologist

A few months ago, Flea and I were recruited to become Toyologists for the toy store ToysRUs. The mission was simple: every couple of weeks we’d receive a big box of toys. We had to test them out, and write about them, ideally in a super-creative, fun way. Readers, I…

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Halloween Costumes: Sorted.

This month, The Great Toy Guide team has been hard at work testing kids’ Halloween costumes, and we’ve put together our guide to 12 of the best outfits for your children this Halloween. Hey, it's a tough job, but we're there for you.  We think there's something great here whatever…

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An Ode to Playmobil

As a parent, you enter – or rather re-enter – the World of Toys.  One of my favourite rediscoveries has been Playmobil. For those who aren't familiar, this is a range of plastic figures and playsets that allow kids to play at all sorts of things, from construction to hospitals.…

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