Scoot & Ride Revolutionary Design takes kids scooters to a whole new level of fun
28 April 2017

When you have a young family you need to make sure that every dollar you spend provides value for money and with kids growing up so fast that is not always the way it works out. The Austrian Designed Scoot & Ride changes all that with its revolutionary balance bikes/scooters...

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LOL Little Outrageous Littles are super fun collectible dolls with a super fun surprise inside
08 March 2017

LOL Surprise is a new collectible to hit the Australian Market in 2017. LOL stands for Little Outrageous Littles and we think these are destined to become the must have craze in schools across Australia. Remember, this company was behind last years “must have” Num Noms, and their latest offering...

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Beyblades Burst onto the battle top scene in 2017 with App powered tops and playsets
03 February 2017

Beyblades have undergone a transformation that has created a new, more interactive and app supported Beyblade Burst from Hasbro. In the past, we should admit we have been a little underwhelmed by Beyblade, but this next generation takes the experience to a whole new level of design, strategy and competition....

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Feisty Pets...super cute....super cuddly....but wait.....look at that face !
17 November 2016

Feisty Pets are available in six different designs including Grandmaster Funk (Monkey), Karl the Snarl (Polar Bear), Lady Monstertruck (BRIGHT pink Cat), Princess Pottymouth (Cat), Sammy Suckerpunch (Dog) and Sir Growls a lot (Bear). All the designs are filled with 100% Polyester (and attitude) and are surface washable. Each Feisty...

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Vtech Kidizoom Duo - a kid's camera chockablock full of functions, games, cool effects and selfie lens
17 October 2016

If your phone is anything like mine it is full of photos and videos my kids have taken of themselves and each other making crazy faces and generally having fun. Whilst this great, and I love some of the candid moments they capture, it is my phone and it makes...

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Zuru Microboats have arrived and are destined to be the Hot Wheels of the Water
12 October 2016

With Summer weather just around the corner it’s time to think about water toys and activities that make keeping cool super fun for your children and their friends. We were lucky enough to have a really warm spring day when we tested out the Zuru Micro Boats and Zuru Micro...

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DOLU Ride On Toys arrive in Australia and our junior toy testers love them
06 September 2016

Every now and then we see toys that we know will tick all the right boxes, and this week, when we were sent the range of Dolu Toys, Ride on Pedal Cars, Tractors and Quad Bikes we knew we had one of those toys. The Dolu toys range is built...

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Irish Fairy Doors are a doorway to your child's imagination
09 August 2016

My gang of Toy Testers are all a little bit old for this week’s review so I had to travel far and wide to locate some new testers who were ready to enter the imaginary world of fairies with the sensational world of Irish Fairy Doors and accessories. I ended...

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Laser Pegs the Light Up LED Construction Bricks making construction play even more fun
03 August 2016

I will admit that I have a soft spot for Lego, it’s challenging, fun, a great challenge for younger kids and an exciting connection to my own childhood all rolled into one. So when this week’s toy arrived I am not sure who was more excited, me or my 4...

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Playmobil Launches into Space
26 July 2016

Playmobil recently re-entered the earth’s atmosphere with a great new range of space models and figurines. The people at Playmobil were no longer content with dominating the figurine play market here on earth, they are now seeking to colonise outer space as well. This new range, titled the Playmobil City...

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Hamsters in a House - the newest little toy critters for little hands
05 July 2016

This week we were lucky enough to get our hands on a range of the latest craze to sweep through the world of children's toys, the Hamsters In a House collection from Zuru Toys, the same company that brought you the “Bunch of Balloons” craze last summer. As we opened the boxes from Toy Universe,...

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Simon Air Game Review - A Cool Improvement on a Classic Game
21 June 2016

Hasbro has released the latest version of the hugely popular range of Simon games with the latest Simon Air.  Simon was first released in 1978 and has been a solid success ever since. The revised version, Simon Swipe, which used a touch screen was released in 2014 and now we...

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Torch the Fire Breathing Baby Dragon has landed and he is already a fave
07 June 2016

About 6 months ago the folks at ToyUniverse were all excited about the Furreal Torch Dragon that had made his debut at the Toy Fair, they LOVED him ! So when the Furreal Friends Torch My Blazing Dragon arrived for review, I will admit I thought about sneaking off with it...

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Barbie Evolution - Positive Body Image Barbies make a splash in Australia
02 June 2016

Barbie is undoubtedly the single biggest selling children's doll in the world with one sold every two seconds in the USA alone. Arguably when Barbie was introduced in 1959 the world was a very different place. Since then much has changed for the better (and sometimes arguably for the worse)...

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Kids go wild for Hog Wild Poppers
26 May 2016

A toy is only good if it makes kids laugh and have good old fashioned fun. Sure there are video games, You Tube and the ever present Snapchat but none of those bridge the age gap and give everyone a good old fashioned belly laugh. This week, the folks at...

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