Awards Category: Outdoor Toys

We begin our awards ceremony with the category for Outdoor Toys, always a fun category with lots of fabulous entries.  As ever, there can only be one Winner and one Highly Commended, here are the toys the testers voted the best.


Wooden Growing Swing Set

By: Plum Products


Age: 12 months+

RRP: £154.99

This swing grows with little ones for a lifetime of fun.  The wooden swing has a three in one animal themed swing seat, which can be adjusted to baby, toddler and child stages.  Grow the swing to its full height by adding leg extensions – it can still be switched back to baby height when needed.

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Available from: John Lewis

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What the testers said “Very easy to set up and to adjust to different heights, we loved the animal themed seat too.”


Jumbo Bananagrams

By: Bananagrams


Age: 7 years+

RRP: £49.99

Jumbo Bananagrams is terrific for both indoor and outdoor play.  Each of the 144 three inch tiles is waterproof, washable and flexible.  The set comes in a giant banana shaped tote bag.  Play in the usual way or play the run-around version to exercise minds and bodies alike!

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Available from: Amazon

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What the testers said “It worked so well with my class, we went outside and spread the tiles around, the resulting run-around word game was fun, exciting and challenging for all the children.”

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