Tops from Toy Fair
London’s annual British Toy and Hobby Association Toy Fair is the event of the year for everyone who loves to play, and we were there to check out some of the best new toys launching in 2024 for you.
Maker IMC Toys
Age 18 months+
Available July 24
Fluffy Baby Paws sleeps, plays, feeds and likes a cuddle. He comes with 15 sounds and reactions, dummy, bottle and a blanket – and interacts with the Baby Paws app.
BUILD MY ICE CREAM TRUCK
Available September 24
Just the job for young mechanics! It comes with 25+ parts and a 2-in-1 battery-operated screwdriver that both builds and powers the van. The handheld devise transforms into a remote control and the battery powers the vehicle.
PETER RABBIT FISH & COUNT
Maker Orchard Toys
One of six colourful new games and jigsaws all with an iconic Peter Rabbit theme. As well as being packed with learning opportunities, they make delightful and inexpensive gifts, especially for Beatrix Potter fans worldwide.
NUMBERBLOCKS RAINBOW COUNTING BUS
Maker Learning Resources
Featuring 12 songs and sounds, this colourful vehicle is packed with fun features. Use the slider on the front to choose the destination, then hop on and enjoy the ride!
50-PIECE PASTEL MAGNETIC TILES TRANSPORT
Available April/May 24
Perfect for inspiring kids to build bigger and better designs, the magnetic tiles set includes a reversible transport base and two clear motion bases with real rubber wheels.
TEAMSTERZ PIRATE SHIP
Available Autumn 24
Set sail on this formidable-looking beast machine with one car. Launch the car out of the chomping shark jaws! Shoot cannonballs at the enemy. You can even transform the sail into the racetrack. High jinx on the high seas!
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM: LET’S LEARN DINOSAURS
Available Spring/Summer 24
Developed in partnership with the Natural History Museum, this is packed with activities that encourage STEAM learning. It features six projects to inspire a love of the natural world, from building a Tyrannosaurus to a dinosaur memory game.
MAGIC ADVENTURES BINOCULAR CAMERA
Available July 24
Explore animals and plants from all around the world and in your back garden with these optical 8x binoculars and digital camera. Binoculars feature over 350 animal and plant photos or videos from the BBC to view on the flip-up colour screen.