Category Archives: Age 1-2

Fisher-Price Smart Stages Chair Review

Smart Stages ChairFisher-Price Laugh and Learn Smart Stages Chair Review Our rating: 4 stars

The Fisher-Price Smart Stages chair has a smiley face and plenty for little ones to do. They’ll hear over 50 phrases and tunes, press buttons, use a remote control that lights up, and “read” a flip-page book on the arm of the chair.

There are 3 levels of play to suit kids aged 12 months, 18 months and 24 months onward, so the activities develop along with your child. The seat lifts up with more activities to discover underneath. Let’s see what reviewers thought.
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Toot Toot Animals Safari Park Playset Review

VTech Baby Toot-Toot Animals Safari Review
Our rating: 4-5 stars

Vtech Animals Safari ParkThis set is known as the VTech Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset in the USA. Based on the VTech Toot-Toot train playsets, it introduces animals that move along the track instead of trains, singing as they go. The set comes with one interactive animal. The track has 7 smartpoint locations, and many safari park or zoo features. There’s plenty for kids to do and enjoy. So let’s take a closer look.
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Kettler Speedy Balance Bike Review

Kettler Speedy Balance BikeKettler Speedy 12.5-inch Balance Bike Review
Our rating: 4.5 stars

The Kettler Speedy balance bike is designed to be the very first bicycle for a small child. It’s one of the few balance bikes to be declared safe for under 3s, with a target age range of 2-4. Many children are asking for a bike before their third birthday, and this could be the perfect choice.
So how does it measure up? Do kids like it, and what do parents think? Let’s take a look in more detail.
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VTech Baby Toot-Toot Drivers Train Station

VTech Toot Toot Train Station playsetOur rating: 4.5 stars

VTech has released another in its Toot-Toot lineup for babies and toddlers – a train station playset complete with interactive track and trains.

The set includes intelligent sensors which give out a signal every time the train passes over them. Kids can use this toy as a standalone playset or with other toys from the VTech Toot-Toot range.

So let’s climb on board the VTech Toot Toot Train Station Playset and take a closer look at exactly what it does and what it can offer your child.
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Tranquil Turtle Review

Tranquil Turtle AquaOur rating: 5 stars

The Tranquil Turtle is the well known Twilight Turtle night light with added soothing tunes. It’s a plush toy, nightlight and soothing music player all in one. It runs on batteries so it’s portable and you can place it anywhere in the child’s room. It also projects an underwater ocean light onto the walls or ceiling that you can have either still or moving. Keep reading to see how the Tranquil Turtle is different from the Cloud B Twilight Turtle and how we think it measures up.
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Step2 All Star Sports Climber Review

Step 2 ClimberOur rating: 4.5 stars

The Step 2 All Star Sports Climber is a compact slide and climbing toy that you can set up either inside or outside. This kind of activity with large play equipment is especially good at helping childen develop motor skills and it’s large enough to introduce your child to rock climbing, basketball and football.

It seems like a great option for energetic toddlers. Let’s have a closer look to see if there’s anything you need to know before you buy.
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Little Tikes Anchors Away Pirate Ship Review

Our rating: 4.5 stars

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The Anchors Away Pirate Ship from Little Tikes is a big toy for water play that most little kids will enjoy. It includes different activities designed to keep kids busy for longer and is big enough for several children to play with at the same time.

The different elements have been designed so that each one offers different fun and educational possibilities. But there are a couple of things you should know about this toy so let’s take a closer look to see whether the Anchors Away pirate ship is worth the price.

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Fisher-Price Drillin’ Action Tool Set Review

Fisher-Price drill with boyOur rating: 5 stars

Fisher-Price is known for quality toys for preschoolers and their Drillin’ Action Tool Set looks like being no exception. It includes realistic tools and a carrying case that could look like the tool set mom or dad uses to make small repairs around the house.

Kids love imitating their parents and a lot of little boys and girls will be thrilled to have their own drill and hammer. Let’s look more closely to see what this toy has to offer.
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VTech KidiBeats Drum Set Review

Kidibeats drum set
Our rating: 4.5 stars if the price is right

The KidiBeats Drum Set is one of many toys designed by VTech that are both fun and educational. This particular toy not only introduces children to music, but helps them learn letters and numbers too.

There are several different modes of play. Read on to find out more about what this toy has to offer.
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Fisher Price Wheelies Loops ‘n Swoops Amusement Park

Our rating: 4.5 stars
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The Little People Wheelies Loops ‘n Swoops Amusement Park is another popular toy for preschool children from the popular Fisher-Price company. Kids can send the two included Wheelies vehicles through roller coaster loops and down a slide. It looks very engaging and a lot of fun for the right child. Let’s have a closer look at what this toy has to offer.
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