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GIVE TOYS A NEW HOME THIS CHRISTMAS

Here’s how you can donate unwanted toys at your local Hungry Horse this Christmas
  • A third of kids get bored of presents in under ten minutes on Christmas Day
  • 40% of parents throw out unwanted toys and a quarter say they’ve chucked out a toy that’s still in the packaging
  • New UK wide donation scheme launched at Hungry Horse pubs to repurpose unwanted toys
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Buy toys safely this Christmas

OPSS has produced safety guidance on how to buy toys safely this Christmas.

From: Office for Product Safety and Standards

The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is partnering with Chartered Trading Standards Institute, The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, Child Accident Prevention Trust and Netmums to raise awareness of how to buy toys safely.

Know who...
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Smart toys and games ideas for Christmas

Get yourself on the Smart List this Christmas!

Smart Toys & Games, the brand committed to creating inspirational & educational toys and games, is sure to be at the top of many Christmas lists this year. With new launches, and true classics for all the family, Christmas fun is guaranteed.

For those who are celebrating their first Christmas, SmartMax is the perfect...

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Attic Self Storage Succeeds Goal of Collecting 1000 Toy Donations for Underprivileged Children in London

Over 1000 toys donated over the month of September Toys to now be donated to North London Charity, The Toy Project

Throughout the month of September, Attic Self Storage , the London-based self-storage company, launched a weekly toy collection service in the capital to encourage families to donate their unwanted toys to children in need. With the final collections now complete, it can be...

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Dinosaur Ice rescue activity for Kids

If you or your kids are interested in dinosaurs then this easy and fun to make dinosaur activity is just what you (or they) have been looking for!

We have done a few ice rescue activities in our house, where I secretly take some of the children’s toys and freeze them in containers or muffin tins overnight. When they are totally frozen I lay them out on a tuff tray and tell the...

Are you a 90's baby? These Iconic toys of the past will make you ridiculously nostalgic

Are You a 90’s Baby? These Iconic Toys of the Past Will Make You Ridiculously Nostalgic

Let’s think back to the simpler days. In between climbing trees, begging your parents for a Sunny-D and sitting down after school to watch Art Attack, can you remember what toys you were playing with?

Toys may have improved aesthetically and scientifically over the years but there’s no...

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ESSENTIAL SAVINGS FOR ON-THE-GO FAMILIES WITH ALDI’S MAMIA BABY EVENT

ESSENTIAL SAVINGS FOR ON-THE-GO FAMILIES WITH ALDI’S MAMIA BABY EVENT

Getting out and about has never been more important, with recent studies showing that levels of happiness were considerably higher for those who spent time outside than those who didn’t [1] . Aldi’s latest Baby Event has amazing savings to suit any family’s outdoor needs. The event’s popular range of baby...