Christmas 2005's predicted best sellers from the British Association of Toy Retailers for pre-schoolers, with both fun and educational toys.
|Bubble Console & DVD game
With Bubble you play with the real TV characters from the actual TV shows in their original TV settings. A simple press of the coloured, flashing buttons or the interactive activity book controls the real characters on-screen. Games available include Balamory as well as Teletubbies, Noddy, Tweenies and Fimbles.
Find Bubble Console & DVD game at Amazon.co.uk
|Leapfrog Learn and GrooveT Activity Station
Baby sits in the centre of the LeapFrog Learn and Groove Activity Station and all kinds of fun are within easy reach. Music mode features real instrument sounds, piano keys with lights that flash in sequence and a disco ball while learning mode includes alphabet songs, number games, colours, and counting.
Find Leapfrog Learn and GrooveT Activity Station at Amazon.co.uk, Hamleys and Amazon.com
|Peppa Pig Playhouse
Peppa Pig can be seen on Channel 5 or Nick Jnr. She is a loveable, cheeky little piggy who lives with her little brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig. This set includes the whole family as well as a Plush Peppa - press her tummy to hear her say 'Oink'. Peppa also likes to count to 10 when playing hide and seek and speaks 5 individual phases.
Find Peppa Pig Playhouse at Amazon.co.uk
|Bob the Builder Remote Control Scrambler
A new friend for Bob comes in the shape of Scrambler, part of his prize for winning the Sunflower Valley Contract. Your child's voice controls Scrambler's action and Scrambler will even talk back to them! Find Remote Control Scrambler at Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.com
| Steam Along Thomas Train Set
Made to celebrate Thomas' 60th brithday in 2005 this set features real steam. The set includes track, a tunnel, a building, a bridge as well as Thomas, Annie and Clarabell.
Find Steam Along Thomas Train Set at Amazon.co.uk, Hamleys, and Amazon.com
|Leapfrog L-MAXT Learning Game System
Educational and fun, the L-Max interactive learning console helps teach skills including maths, reading, language, writing and logic. It can be used alone or connected to a television set in order to "expand" the lesson. As an example, your child can learn to write letters on the L-Max handheld screen and the letters will appear on the TV and star in an animated story.
Find Leapfrog L-MAXT Learning Game System at Hamleys, Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com
This portable console is an educational gaming system. It can be connected directly to the TV for big screen game play at home and is compatible with V-Smile games. With superb quality graphics, it's controls are suitable for both right and left handed use.
Find Pocket V.Smile at Amazon.co.uk, Hamleys and Amazon.com
| Tumble Time Tigger
A must for pre-schoolers and all Winnie the Pooh fans! See Tigger demonstrate his tumbling skills, speack fun phrases, hear wacky sound effects, see him perform daring cartwheels and funny handstands. Features a fun musical track too!
Find Tumble Time Tigger at Hamleys, Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com
|Take Along Thomas Work & Play Engine Shed Playset
This set includes Thomas engine, 6 track pieces and moving railroad crossing. Four storage areas holding up to 8 engines. A moving turntable pulls out and rotates. Raise and lower the railroad crossing by the overpass. The track stores neatly inside the top for fast set up wherever you go and the carry handle provides portability. Find it at Amazon.co.uk
|Fifi & The Flowertots Talking Doll
From the popular channel 5 programme, gardening Fifi says 7 different phrases and loves to be cuddled. Find it at Hamleys, Amazon.co.uk