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Magnetic Activities & Games - T-2461
GOLD! - Top Toys Awards
Featured in The Independent, 21 Oct 2010
GOLD AWARD - Top Toys Award 2010 - Creative
The Magnetic Doowell Colour-in Play Scenes:Knights and Dragons and Princess are fabulously versatile and creative toys. Both come with magnetic double sided playboard and over 50 colour-in magnetic-paper character and story pieces cut from exclusive special paper that sticks magnetically. The pre-cut pieces are ready for creative colouring, adventure play and story telling. Children will love to use their felts, crayons or pencils to personalise the heroes, heroines and villains!! The knights have armour, shields and weapons that all need some character and the princesses have a whole wardrobe to design. All the items stick magnetically and pack neatly away inside the magnetic board making them an ideal holiday travel companion - in the car, coach, train, plane and even on the beach, for children aged 3 years and over. Top Toy Awards Report:
This toy was tested by children attending a play scheme aged between 6 to 8 years.
The product was well packaged which would be suitable to store the toy. The packaging is brightly coloured and attractive. Although there were are instructions on the outside of the packaging very little instructions were required to play with this product.
The magnetic play scenes were played with immediately. In this particular group for girls enjoyed creative activities more than by boys. The topics have been aimed at both boys and girls, but the girls played with the product immediately and the play was sustained.
This product was made of good quality material, the magnetic board and newly designed to magnetic paper withstood reasonable wear and tear and could be played with completed the unsupervised.
Great value for money and certainly would be purchased as part of a range of activities for this play scheme. The board could easily be cleaned with a wipe, this makes it very attractive for play scheme use.
The following skills were observed during the test, creative, imaginative and fine motor skills.
This product could be used by any child. It provides opportunities to develop colouring skills as well as expanding the imagination to create stories.
Once coloured the product could be used over and over to tell and make up stories.
Range of topics to attract boys and girls.
Age: 3+ (36.5 x 25.5 cm, Pieces: 76)