Late Late Toy Show Friday November 25th 2022

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It took me a while, coming from another country, France, to understand the meaning and impact of the Late Late Toy Show. During my life in Ireland before kids, I was amazed to see that everyone around me, was making … Read More

Dolls for Toddlers

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Dolls are some of the oldest toys that children have ever played with. They have been around for centuries and are still so popular today. Human connections are a huge part of a young child’s daily experiences, and the most … Read More

Christmas 2022 Top 15 Toys

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Our Top 15 toy categories toys for Christmas 2022 Here are 15 toys that we predict will make excellent Christmas presents for boys and girls. Our toy suggestions are based on what parents are recommending to us, and what parents … Read More

How to reduce waste, protect the environment and be sustainable as a toy business? 

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In a previous blog called, Mimitoys – Reducing Waste & Carbon – What a small business can do… I talk about the steps, we, as a small business, take to help and contribute to a cleaner environment .   For example, all … Read More

Best Indoor Toys and Games for Kids Aged 8-12 Years

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What do you do or say to your 8 to 12 year olds who say they are bored? First of all, I suppose, you have to feel their pain as they have probably exhausted every single plug-in activity and feel … Read More

Toys that Relax

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I have always been interested in sourcing toys that encourage children’s and young teenagers’ growth, development, and skills. I also know (from having 2 teenagers and 2 young adults living in the house) that living away from a phone or … Read More

Top Outdoor Toys for 2022 – Outdoor Play and Active Play

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Spring is nearly here with brighter days and sunnier skies, and we are thinking about how to get children outside and away from the screens. Outdoor toys are always seen as a good investment as they get children out in … Read More

New Trends – New Educational Toys for Spring 2022

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So in my blog towards the end of Jan – I detailed the implication of the Nurnberg Toy Fair being cancelled and how it impacts us sourcing new wooden toys, educational toys and sociability toys. I did my research on … Read More

Engineers Week 2022 – Tops Toys and Games

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Engineers Week is a fantastic nationwide initiative with the objective of encouraging young people, their teachers, and parents to explore the fun world of Engineering. Here are my Top STEM Toys relevant to Engineers week. Yes, it can be fun … Read More

Engineers Week 2022 – Celebrating the World of Engineering  

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Engineers Week takes place from Saturday 5th to Friday 11th March.  What is an engineer? Albert Einstein said it best when he stated, “Scientists investigate that which already is; Engineers create that which has never been.”   We all create or … Read More

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