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2014 Gold Medal Winners

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App Toy: Ani-Mate (NPW)
Ani-Mate is an inspiring collection of props, sets, materials and tools to create your own stop-frame animated films. Works with simple to use apps on all smart phones- aimed at teens and adults. RRP £15.


Baby: Bump N Go Bubble Train (Tobar)
Brightly coloured train toy that moves along the ground, makes noises and blows bubbles from its chimney. When activated, the train rolls forward whilst making chugging train noises, producing a vast and continuous plume of bubbles. 6+ months. RRP £15

Bump n Go Bubble Train

Collectable: Sylvanian Families Country Tree School (EPOCH making toys)
The Country Tree School is such a fun school! Whilst there is a classroom which comes furnished for lessons for up to 6 Sylvanian children, complete with 6 seats and desks, the teacher's desk and whiteboard, there is also a tree to climb in breaktime!

Sylvanian Families Country Tree School

Creative (joint winner): Loom Twister Creative Case (Grossman)
You would have to be living on Mars to have missed this summerís playground (and everywhere else) sensation – the Loom Twister! Looming has been the hobby of the year for boys and girls alike making friendship bands and bangles from rubber bands on a specially created loom.

Loom Twister Creative Case

Creative (joint winner): My First Crayola Doodle Magic Colour Mat (Vivid)
This mat enables pre-schoolers aged 36 months to start doodling on this simple roll out format. The markers are erasable with water so kids can start doodling all over again on the same surface. RRP £19.99.

My First Crayola Doodle Magic Colour Mat

Construction: Meccano 10 Models Set (Spin Master)
Have fun building and rebuilding your toy into 10 different models or create your own! Includes over 260+ parts and accessories.

Meccano Multimodels 10 Set

Dolls: Little Love Baby Talk (VTech)
Talk to your baby! The more your little one talks to Baby the more words and phrases she will learn and repeat! Includes over 80 adorable phrases and real-life sound effects. Age 2+ years. RRP £29.99.

Little Love Baby Talk

Eco: Wonderworld Magic Switcher (DKL)
The blocks joint to create a ball run where the ball changes colour on the way down. It includes 2 trick features and 2 balls.

Wonderworld Magic Switcher

Educational: Glowing Chemistry (Thames and Kosmos)
Explore the fascinating world of chemical reactions that produce light and discover how the natural world is full of luminous mysteries. Age 10+ RRP £29.99.

Glowing Chemistry Set


Electronic: Xeno (Flair)
Xeno is a loveable baby monster who really interacts and plays with you! He has over 10 different emotions which includes: happy, sad, playful, hungry, unwell and more! With over 50 eye expressions and 80 tailor made sounds you can truly understand him. RRP £79.99.


Flying: Ai Copter from TX Juice (Wow! Stuff)
The world's first R/C helicopter to feature Artificial Intelligence! Press the handset Juice button to activate Anti-Crash take off and land! Ages 8+  RRP £44.99.


Games (Action): Pig Out! (John Adams)
The hilarious game you can play between meals! It snorting, oinking, snout picking fun! Roll 'Pig Out' and pop on your snout. Hog the trough, trying to get pieces of 'Fruit & Veg' stuck in your snout! Be quick, as the other Greedy Pigs are rolling the dice and want to 'Pig Out'. Watch out they can 'Swap' and 'Steal' your food! The first player to get one piece of each 'Fruit & Veg' wins!

Pig Out

Games (Board): Destination Downton Abbey (Destination Games)
Destination Downton Abbey; the stunning new board game taking you on a journey through the world of Downton Abbey. A must have for Downton fans!

Destination Downton Abbey

Games (Card): LOGO Grab (Drumond Park)
The latest game in the ultra-popular LOGO series (age 8 to adult, RRP £14.99). What makes this game mind-bendingly different is that here, itís the DICE you lunge for, not the cards!


Games (Educational): Cool Circuits (Maps Toys)
This puzzle emphasizes spatial reasoning and abstract thinking. Lay down a puzzle card, solve the challenge by making a loop, and watch the board light up! Cool Circuits has 40 different challenges ranging from student to expert.

Cool Circuits

Jigsaws: Peppa Pig Giant Muddy Puddle Puzzle (Jumbo Games)
Little ones can piece together the brightly coloured image of Peppa Pig and her friends jumping around in a giant muddy puddle in Peppaís Biggest Muddy Puddle Puzzle. The puzzle pieces are all shaped - making it even more fun for young children! RRP £9.99.

Peppa Pig Giant Muddy Puddle Puzzle

Licenced: Spider-Man Chase Rhino (Goldfish & Bison)
Turn down the lights and get ready to help SPIDER-MAN chase RHINO. SPIDER-MAN jumps on his base and projects RHINO shadows on the walls and ceiling. Now it's up to you to eliminate the RHINO using your rechargeable gun and defend the city!

Spiderman Chase Rhino

Outdoor: Jumbo ZIP-IT (Bananagrams)
An exhilarating, high-speed, two-player game with 24 letter cubes in a unique cloth pouch with colored zippers for keeping score. Great for - classroom, camping, beaches, parties and more! Entertainment for the whole family indoors and out.

Jumbo Zip It

RC: Radio Control Jumbo Inflatable Minion (Bladez Toyz)
The Bladez Jumbo inflatable radio controlled minion is officially licensed by Universal. The product comes packaged with an inflatable shell and drive unit.

RC Jumbo Inflatable Despicable Me

Ride-ons: Rollers 2-in-1 R1 (Hy-Pro International)
The Rollers 2-in-1 R1 starts as a foot to floor ride-on trike, and is easily transformed into a tri-scooter. Perfect for ages 2-5. RRP: £29.99.

Rollers 2-in-1 R1

Role play: Modern Island Kitchen (KidKraft)
The Modern Island Kitchen is here to give young chefs everything they need. This wooden play kitchen is packed with fun, interactive features and makes a great gift for any occasion.

Modern Island Kitchen

Soft: Flamm Sorgenfresser (Coiledspring Games)
Flamm joins the Sorgenfresser Worry Eating family. The multi award winning Worry Eaters are a high quality plush – designed not only as an imaginative play companion but also as a confidante.

Flamm Sorgenfresser

Special Needs: Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes Mr Tumble (Golden Bear)
From the popular CBeebies show, Something Special, the Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes Mr Tumble is perfect for encouraging little ones to be active whilst having lots of fun! Simply press Mr Tumbleís hand to begin then follow the fun instructions to find his head, shoulders, knees and toes. RRP £29.99.

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes Mr Tumble

Tablets: LeapPad3 (LeapFrog)
Kid-smart, kid-tough and kid-safe, LeapPad3 is the fastest and newest member of the top family of tablets for kids and adapts for each individual childís learning needs.


Vehicles: Varoom Demolition Set (Casdon)
Four wooden vehicles, perfect for little hands to grab! A bulldozer, roller, tip truck and excavator - all with interchangeable parts and non-battery drive unit to provide endless role play fun. Part of the new 'WoodPlay' range from Casdon, all are made from sustainable plantation wood and this Demolition Set is one of two 4-pack sets available (also sold separately).

Woodplay Varoom Demolition Set

Wooden: Fire Station Playset (Bigjigs)
A wooden playset thatís sure to deliver hours of imaginative play as children use the four firefighters and moving engine to come to the rescue. Suitable for 3+ years. RRP £79.99

Fire Station Playset

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