Toy Talk

Toy Safety Failings from Big Name Online Retailers

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Toy Safety Failings from Big Name Online Retailers
A quarter of toys purchased from Amazon UK in a recent BTHA study were found to be potentially dangerous. How do we fix this in future? Can people ensure Toy Safety when shopping online?

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A Craft Brand in the Top 3?!

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A Craft Brand in the Top 3?!
Are kids purposely looking for activities that get them away from screens? Our newest top three toy came as a bit of a surprise to us.

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Learning Joy with Orchard Toys

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Learning Joy with Orchard Toys
If you have wee ones at home an Orchard game (or puzzle) is a great way to help them learn important skills, but more importantly Orchard Toys are a great way to reconnect and wind down together. Switch off the Apple products (or Android), and grab an Orchard instead. Here are some of our favourite Orchard games from the staff at the Fun Junction toy shops in Crieff and Perth, in Perthshire, Scotland.

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Get out of the Netflix loop! (Or at least get off autopilot)

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Get out of the Netflix loop! (Or at least get off autopilot)

During lockdown it's easy to grasp for anything that feels consistent, anything that we can have at least a little control over.

Some habits are healthier than others but every habit can become monotonous after a while.

Here a few boredom-breaking ideas from us here at Fun Junction.

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More to come...

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More to come...

This is a quick wee first post but our blog 'Toy Talk' will come to offer a collection of blogs, articles, and short posts about toys, play, and their effect on learning. From the team at Fun Junction toy shops (based here in Crieff and Perth, Perthshire, Scotland). Please stand by, we have lots of posts to come. Look forward to seeing you here, All the best, The Fun Junction Team

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