Have you seen Barbie's new body?

2016-01-29 09:31

Mattel is finally getting it right with Barbie's new body range.

VIDEO: The billion-dollar Star Wars boon in toys

After Star Wars Episode III hit theatres in 2005, its toy sales jumped 385% from 2004. Backed by Disney, the newest film is poised to knock toy sales out of this galaxy.

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EXCLUSIVE! Sneak peek: Hamleys Cape Town

2015-08-27 08:05

Parent24 chats to Hamleys' V&A store owner (and a bonus interview with a famous shopper!)

Google aims to patent child toy that pays attention

2015-05-23 11:43

Google has filed a patent for toys that pay attention to who is in a room and can interact with other media devices.

Hasbro pays Mexico tax authorities $65m

2015-02-05 10:35

The world's No. 2 toymaker, Hasbro has paid $65m to Mexican tax authorities in a settlement, following a probe into the company for possible for tax avoidance.

Christmas gifts for kids speak louder than words

2014-12-18 14:58

Laura Shortridge tells us why it is important to think when buying presents for children, particularly girls.

Fake loom toys may carry cancer risk

2014-08-21 13:21

Popular craze taking hold of SA’s children may contain carcinogenic chemical.

Toy cars change lives of kids with disabilities

2014-05-28 10:19

These battery-powered Jeep and Barbie cars have changed the lives of many children with mobility disabilities.

Model way to set a world record

2014-05-08 09:27

The National Motor Museum at Beaulieu in England has broken the world record for the Longest Line of Toy Cars.

Ethnic dolls are no better than Barbie dolls

2014-01-15 10:07

Before you pick out that new toy for your child, you might want to consider the effects it could have on their development.


Consumers set to spend vast amount on toys

2015-12-06 18:02

Despite financial pressures, market indicators show that consumers still spend a vast amount on toys, according to an expert.

Top 10 development toys your baby will love

2015-09-08 10:10

Some toys are just great for boosting your baby's skills to give playtime that much more oomph.

Secret passion of adult toy-car fans

2015-06-26 13:17

Do you still play with toy cars as an adult? Don't feel ashamed if you do - 1 in 5 grown-ups admit doing so... even when no kids are around.

Toy maker creates line of dolls with hearing aids and disabilities

2015-05-20 11:20

Line of dolls that include children with disabilities (and say we are all beautiful) has arrived.

Germany's toy industry looks to latest trends

2015-01-26 10:30

It's all about the latest trends, established classics and the biggest earners at the largest toy fair in the world, but the volume of choice is overwhelming.

Lamaze Clutch Cube

2014-09-04 10:46

The perfect toy to keep your little one occupied and entertained.

Do kids need fancy toys?

2014-06-06 13:53

This mom extols the virtues of the humble milk bottle.

Hilarious! Boy sleep drives his toy car

2014-05-22 12:42

Watch this adorable boy sleep drive his toy car.

Girl's scathing Lego rebuke

2014-02-03 14:04

Lego manufacturers challenged in strongly-worded (but rather cute) rebuke.

Most bizarre baby seat EVER?

2013-12-04 11:24

Online shoppers are wondering why a BABY would need an iPad chair.

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