Toddler Push Along Toys


Now Monty is growing ever more confident walking unaided he’s found our stash of push along toys and like his sister before him he finds them endlessly amusing. What’s great about a push along is that unlike a walker, it is not providing support so your toddler is walking independently but it gives them focus. […]

Room Tour: Eden’s Scandinavian Room


On the swoon scale, when it comes to the Scandi meets Brit work of Sandra Isaksson of ISAK, it’s off the charts. The Swedish graphic designer and illustrator who works with the likes of Habitat and her fresh, edgy, with an exciting blend of contemporary meets retro designs feature across fantastic artwork, wallpaper, bedding, homewares […]

BG Christmas Gift Guide: 10 More Hot Stocking Fillers for Babies and Toddlers for Under £10


The hunt for cool gifts under a fiver and a tenner for babies and toddlers continues and here are ten more exciting buys starting from just £2.99. Don’t forget to check out the Christmas gift guides featured so far including stocking filler ideas. Melamine Dinner Sets by Cloth Ears I love cool melamine dinnerware and […]

BG Christmas Gift Guide: 10 Hot Stocking Fillers for Babies & Toddlers for under £10


The gift guide keeps coming and yesterday I featured the first selection of super wallet friendly cool buys for stocking fillers for under a fiver and this latest selection are all for under £10 and start from birth upwards. Anne-Claire Petit Crochet Rattle Absolutely gorgeous, this soft hand crocheted rattle features a bell inside and […]

Get 20% off your Christmas Shopping at Dinky Inc


    Ahhhhh, it’s December! Woohoo! Time to shop! Bristol based Dinky Inc are offering BG readers a cool 20% off everything bar their furniture and pushchairs. This means Wheely Bugs (as featured in our guide to cool ride on buys for Christmas), Trunki’s including the limited edition Gruffalo one as featured here, eco toy maker […]

Hot Christmas Buy: Plan Toys Parking Garage


We’re big fans of eco friendly Thailand based toy designers and makers Plan Toys. Absolutely fantastic for imaginative and pretend play gear as well as educational toys, they’re also excellent value and really well priced. One of my favourite toys of theirs at the moment is their award winning parking garage. Three floors of fun […]

Get the Look…Living Etc’s Kids Playroom

Kids Playroom from Living Etc April 2007

Elli writes… Living Etc magazine is a permanent fixture on our coffee table at the moment. We’re at the fantasizing stage of doing up our kitchen where we find lots of things we love but can’t afford and then spend months scaling back our ideas… But it’s a fun way to pass the time! Enough about […]

Fab explorer toys by Plan Toys

plan toys owl compass

Natalie writes… Made from preservative-free rubberwood and coloured with non-toxic paint, I’m loving these eco-friendly explorer toys by one of my favourite toy brands, Plan Toys. They’re perfect for your inquisitive toddler! Their adorable mini compass which is shaped like an owl, is a steal at £3.95. Their mushroom shaped kaleidoscopes have me hankering to […]

Hot Buy! Plan Toys Wooden Trike


Natalie writes… As soon as I saw this trike over at Urchin, I knew it was by Plan Toys even though they don’t mention the brand, and sure enough it is. Everything by Plan Toys is beautifully made and with strong ethical values, using replenishable rubberwood and non toxic paints on their highly distinctive range […]