Topping our wish list is…
The unique Balance Wonder from Hape allows children aged 3 and upwards to skip the training wheels. Once they feel comfortable walking with the bike and balancing, encourage them to coast and steer on their own, giving them the confidence they need to ride a bike. Made from sturdy wood, with a seat which can be adjusted to your child’s height, this is a product you can really rely on to empower your child to move and play this summer. Available online from Amazon for £53.91 (usually £64.99).
Ever dream of a Minion™ calling YOU the boss? A Minion of your very own that YOU can make laugh, cry, or even fart? Meet Turbo Dave™ your own personal Minion! Turbo Dave responds to various hand gestures and can even navigate your room. And that’s just the half of it! With the Turbo Dave app, you can drive, plan paths, or trigger hilarious reactions to props and characters from the Despicable Me™ franchise. Also included is a coding platform for you tinkerers out there. Be the boss, scare your dog… just promise us you won’t cause too much trouble! RRP £89.99 from all good toy retailers.
With the highly-anticipated release of Transformers: The Last Knight this summer Hasbro unveils its exciting range of new products for fans to immerse themselves in the thrilling story lines of the hugely successful franchise. Autobot Sqweeks (RRP £69.99) is the smallest of his bots, but his spark shines just as bright. Featuring motion and sound effects, children can prepare for battle by switching him into blaster mode, using his movie-inspired blaster accessory, or activate him into an energetic boogie-down complete with music and phrases in dance mode.
Children love bubbles and now you can create the biggest and brightest bubbles around with the Gazillion Giant Bubble Power Wand. This motorised wand creates HUGE bubbles that stretch at the push of a button! Dream big and watch them pop! RRP £12.99 for ages 3+
The much-loved splat ‘em game is even bigger for summer ’17 with Pie Face Sky High (£27.99). Feel the suspense build as players take on the challenge to face the fun. Load the arm, hit the base plate with the plastic hammer, and hope for the best as you anticipate which player will get a face full of whipped cream!