Monthly Archives: November 2021

Fat Brain Toys crowns winner of its 5th Kidventor Challenge – ToyNews

Fat Brain Toys has announced the winner of its Kidventor Challenge for 2021. The Kidventor Challenge invited children aged six to thirteen to submit toy or game ideas for the chance to have their concept manufactured and sold around the world. Past winners have achieved commercial success and monetary benefit. 2017 winner Alexander Xiong’s Door […]

Robust safety measures for Spielwarenmesse 2022 – ToyNews

The toy world is counting down to most important event in the industry: from 2 to 6 February, exhibitors, visitors and media representatives will meet in person again at Spielwarenmesse in Nuremberg. According to the organisers, the response has been encouraging to date, even if the current trend in the pandemic in Germany has also […]

Yoto furthers collaboration with Disney to extend story collection to 43 – ToyNews

Yoto, the audio platform for kids behind the critically acclaimed and award-winning Yoto Player and the newly launched Yoto Mini, has worked together with Disney to bring a total of 43 family favourites to its extensive audio content library. The new range of content cards includes 12 Animated Disney Classics recorded by Yoto and 18 […]

Peter Rabbit hops into Blackpool with new £1 million attraction – ToyNews

Beloved characters from the award-winning PETER RABBIT animated TV series, produced by Silvergate Media, are set to make a new home on Blackpool’s famous seafront next year, in a partnership that marks the first stand-alone Merlin visitor attraction to be based on the series. Developed by location-based entertainment company Merlin in partnership with Silvergate Media, Penguin […]

More chances to network as BLE goes digital on 30 November and 1 December – ToyNews

Attendees to Brand Licensing Europe, which took place at ExCeL London last week, participated in 2,669 pre-booked meetings and many hundreds more arranged spontaneously during the three-day show, resulting in one exhibitor hailing the event a ‘triumphant return’. BLE was back in person after more than two years away to reconnect thousands of retailers, manufacturers […]

Kevin the Carrot plush toys return to Aldi today – ToyNews

Aldi has announced the return of its fan favourite plush toy, Kevin the Carrot, and a host of new friends – including special guest Marcus Radishford. This year’s Aldi Christmas advert is a take on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, and follows the story of Christmas-hating Ebanana Scrooge, who is reminded of the joys of […]

The Daily News for November 24, 2021

HISTORY CHANNEL’S ‘MODERN MARVELS’ TO HIGHLIGHT CLASSIC TOYS ON NOV. 28 SALES OF HALLOWEEN COSTUMES HAUNTED BY PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS Holiday toy frenzy for ‘Magic Mixies’ is worse than ‘Tickle Me Elmo’ Dad’s Choice Awards 2021 winners revealed Brands Work on Multiple Approaches to LBE COMBINED TOY & EDU CHINA, BABY & STROLLER CHINA, AND LICENSING […]