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Enjoy Family Fun this Half Term
It’s that time again. School holidays come around quick don’t they? But there is no reason the holidays cant...
Watch us on TV
TP Toys is on TV for the first time ever!Our brand new advert is showing now across multiple childrens TV channels and you can...
Why not make and enjoy spring's first picnic?
Now may be a good time to start planning the first of many picnics.
Enjoy the start of spring by spotting its early signs
Spring is the ideal time to explore the great outdoors and it provides you and your family with the perfect excuse to get out...
The best books to enjoy with your children
Reading is such an important part of development for young children.
Get kids involved with games that encourage moving and shaking
Movement can be important when it comes to helping children learn.
Bear Grylls calls for outdoor activities for youngsters
Inspire your kids to follow in the footsteps of Bear Grylls by showing them how much fun the great outdoors can be.
Inventive ways to get the children exercising
Boring exercise regimes aren't going to do it for kids, so what can you do?
How to make more time for family play
We should allow more time for family play in our busy schedules.
Fun Things To Do This February Half-Term
February half-term needn't be boring with all these things to do.
Encourage Spatial Play For Cognitive Benefits In Your Kids
A study has shown that traditional toys and easy games can build spatial skills that are invaluable in later life.
Is screen time becoming a problem among our children?
Are we so wedded to our devices these days that it's doing harm to our children?
What games can you play to help kids build confidence with maths?
A new study shows that children's cognitive skills can improve significantly if they play a particular maths game - here's how...
Allowing autonomy could boost toddlers' cognitive skills
Brainpower could be boosted by giving toddlers choice - but what's the best way to do it?
Have fun with your kids using career role-playing game
A new theme park aims to educate children about different professions, but there's plenty you can do at home to help encourage...
How to prevent the horror of head injuries
Falls are most likely to cause head injuries in children - so take as many steps as you can to stop them happening.
Stay active with your children this winter
January needn't mean hours of sitting around like couch potatoes.
How to make bathtime more fun for kids
With most schools having re-opened this week and the Christmas decorations packed away once more into the attic, the chances...
Are children's stories too genteel in today's world?
We like nothing more than a good debate around issues that are important to us here at TP Toys, and the latest has been sparked...
Getting involved with music and language can help kids learn
Music and object-spotting could be a more important part of babies' development than you might think.
Follow toy safety tips and enjoy a healthy, happy Christmas
Toys can be made safer at Christmas if you follow our top tips.
Burn children's energy off with outdoor winter play
Get kids out burning energy and away from their new gadgets this festive season.
Top 5 games to play on Christmas car journeys
Driving home for Christmas? Try these fun car games to relieve boredom.
Rough and tumble - Fun, or just a risky business?
A survey has shown that dads are getting battered and bruised at playtime - should they stop being so rough?
Infant Language Project emphasises importance of talking to children
Children whose parents ditch the digital devices and talk to them could reap the rewards later in life.
How to keep kids entertained as Christmas approaches
Prevent boredom becoming the nightmare before Christmas with these fun activities.
How to make sure children get some sleep this Christmas
Are your children over-excited about Christmas already? Here are some tips to help them get more shut-eye.
Have fun making gingerbread houses with kids
Make a gingerbread house with your children this festive season.
What games can I play with my baby on cold winter days?
When the weather's not fit to leave the house, you can still keep babies entertained.
Games that could help to get toddlers into fruit and veg
Playing with food could encourage toddlers to enjoy fruit and vegetables.
Building trust: Fun games that could help your children become more confident
Games are a fun way of learning all about trust.
Snuggle up and enjoy storytime this weekend - it really benefits kids
Reading is one of the most important activities you can do with your child, providing various benefits, including better communication...
Our best intentions could be robbing children of their freedom
Well-meaning protection could be having detrimental consequences for our youngsters' development.
Have fun with mask-making this autumn and winter
Making masks is a great rainy day activity for kids of all ages.
Kids will love creating a hammock den
Helping your child to build a den or hammock is a great, easy way to get them involved in imaginary play.
How after-school play could improve learning
Playing after school could result in better academic performance.
How to have ghoulish fun with kids for Halloween parties
Halloween food, drinks and crafts are easy and fun.
Get kids interested in nature by feeding garden birds - the DIY way
Everyone can get involved in making fat balls for birds.
Enjoy darker nights with glow in the dark art
Having fun with darkness and light should help you to make this time of year more fun.
Why play doesn't need to have a goal
Aimless playing isn't a waste of time for children - it's essential.
How to enjoy the autumn changes with your children
Autumn is a time of change, so encourage your kids to embrace it.