By the time little ones reach school age the range of toys on offer is vast which can make choosing gifts tricky. We can help!
Four and five year olds will love construction toys and open ended loose parts which encourage creativity through building. Small world play and role play toys are a hit at this age while art and creative play sets are especially good for chilly winter days when they spend more time indoors.
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Family games like Tic Tac Toe and Wobbly Tower are popular with by this age group, they're fun family games that can be played with parents and older siblings too.
Role play toys are a winner and little ones will love to act out jobs and roles. Play food and shop accessories are always a popular choice. This Play Pay Pack by Tender Leaf is perfect for budding shop keepers!
Open ended materials and loose parts are great for little builders and creatives. They encourage imaginative play as little ones can make whole worlds and magical lands out of a simple set of blocks. The Grapat Lola and Carla sets are an investment you won't regret. They include different shaped blocks, cups, rings and characters that little ones will come back to over and over. The Smallkind boys still use their loose parts daily at age 10 and 7.
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Puzzles and educational games are great for 4 and 5 year olds as they embrace and build on their learning in school. These make a great resource for home schoolers too. This wooden abacus and geometric shapes box are two of our favourites.
Craft kits and art materials make a great gift and are especially good for the winter months when rainy cold days mean more time inside. A flower press or craft kit will keep them busy creating and making little trinkets for friends and family.