These will be the most popular toys for Christmas, Toys R Us predicts

2018-11-07 18:37

This year will see high demand for toys involving augmented reality, collectibles, slime, dinosaurs, unicorns and interactive pets, say the people who sell them.

Dolls with a difference

2018-08-03 21:12

They’re more than just a toy – dolls play a role in shaping a child’s identity. That’s why these women are creating ethnic dolls that little black girls can relate to.

Your old Pokémon cards, comic books, or Barbies could be worth more than a house

2018-07-17 06:08

These are some of the most expensive toys you may just have lying about, including a R4 million doll.

Porsche recalls car model aimed at the very young

2018-05-23 08:33

Luxury German automaker Porsche ordered a recall of a recent model, citing safety hazards for joyriding operators and offering full refunds.

M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC Rally car joins LEGO Speed Champions range

2018-02-19 09:11

Ford, Lego and rally specialists M-Sport revealed a new model from the Lego Speed Champions range – the title-winning M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC rally car.

Dudu & Sipho play their part

2017-11-05 06:00

We’ve all been victims of it or witnesses to it – a child pulling at their parent’s sleeve or creating a scene in the supermarket, demanding a Dora the Explorer colouring book, Paw Patrol lunchbox or Frozen figurine.

Why kids love unboxing videos

2017-09-12 15:12

Do your kids love unboxing videos? Then your kids are going to love this YouTube channel!

Foschini to sell doll South African girls can actually relate to

2017-07-28 13:59

Step aside, Barbie. Imani is here.

Barbie's boyfriend Ken gets a modern makeover

2017-06-21 11:32

He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention.

Germany bans internet-connected 'spying' doll

2017-02-19 17:31

German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called "My Friend Cayla" that can chat with children, warning that it was a de facto "spying device".


Africa’s first official Lego store is opening this weekend - here are the 10 most expensive block sets it will sell, including a R14,000 Millennium Falcon

2018-07-26 16:07

The list also includes four palaces – if you count The Joker's R4,300 manor and a R5,200 city of ninjas as palaces.

QUIZ: How well do you know your beauty trends?

2018-07-06 17:50

The beauty industry has seen an influx of hacks and surprises that seem to keep coming. There is always something new to try out.

8 tech toys to blow your kids away this Christmas

2017-12-15 08:15

Many of the most expensive toys bought for kids during Christmas become short-lived fun with kids spending just minutes, hours or days with them before the novelty wears off.

Toys to help your kids with social skills

2017-09-15 09:00

We explore a variety of toys and how they can help build your child’s social interaction skills.

How cool is this! Grand Theft Auto meets Lego blocks

2017-09-06 11:42

This cool video recreates the popular gaming series, GTA, albeit with Lego blocks. Watch the epic clip!

Are fidget spinners safe for your kids?

2017-06-21 14:24

Independent testing of the must-have toy prompts sensible safety precautions.

Fidget spinner craze

2017-06-05 10:26

Described as the world’s “fastest selling toy” by a Durban toy seller, the fidget spinner has become the current must-have gadget for youngsters and adults everywhere.

How to choose appropriate toys

2016-12-19 11:12

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s important that you choose toys that are safe for your children.

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