Art and creativity toys
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Check out our amazing selection of art and creativity toys for loads of great options that'll let your little one's imagination run wild. From super-popular slime to an entire science and tech-focused range that's designed to be fun and educational in equal measure. If you're looking for ways to keep your child entertained and engaged whilst they stay at home, then you've come to the right place for an endless array of choices for discovering new things, creating and learning at home. And if you're little one is the creative type; they'll adore our musical toys and painting sets to get their creative juices flowing and making the most of their time indoors.
Drawing, painting and crafts
It's no secret that kids love to paint and draw, so why not spare your precious walls and furniture from unscheduled decorating from certain little hands by browsing our kids craft kits and colouring sets for some fun arts and craft projects of their own. How about a Crayola crayon set to give them hours of fun and freedom to draw whatever they're into? Just be sure to get them their own drawing pad or colouring books to avoid any unwanted wall art. Or if your child loves playing dress-up, why not help your little ones accessorise their costumes by making their very own jewellery? How about a kids jewellery making kit or get them customising with LEGO DOTS for funky bracelets and accessories. Don't forget to have a look at our craft ideas for kids page to discover more ways you can have hours of creative and crafty fun at home.
Smart toys and technology for kids
Technology is everywhere these days, so it's inevitable that your curious child will want to try out your tablet or smartphone. Why not check out our tablets for kids? Parental controls, a tough plastic case and a host of amazing games makes them the perfect choice. We've even got kids' cameras too. Looking for more traditional ways to encourage creativity? Reading with your child will stimulate their imagination while they are having fun - and we have Disney books with all their favourite characters.
Calling all music lovers and budding producers, if your kid loves music, singing and creating then the amazing LEGO VIDIYO is the perfect toy for them. All your child has to do is download the free LEGO VIDIYO app, choose the music they want, scan their special BeatBits and start recording their very own music video. Choose from cool characters like the candy mermaid to unlock signature moves during your performance.
For older children, check out our range of Roblox toys. Roblox is a multi-player game creation system which can be played online on smartphones, tablets, Xbox One or the computer.
Home schooling and learning tools
Spending time at home doesn't mean that your child shouldn't be learning and developing their skills. It's important to keep your child engaged and educated even when they're not in formal education and we've got just the solution to keep your young one stimulated. We've got great STEM science toys, tools and accessories to help your little professor learn about astronomy, geology, biology, chemistry and physics whilst being indoors. Maybe your child could do with some maths lessons at home, we've made sure to include a variety of fun maths games to keep your little one counting, adding up, subtracting and multiplying like the little geniuses they are.
Keep their love for literature alive with our wonderful selection of books; why not put on a home musical or play of your favourite books by incorporating dressing up costumes and musical instruments? A fun and creative project the whole family can get involved with! Or perhaps you have a budding chef in your house who loves to try out different food recipes and invent new ones? We've got easy recipes for kids to help your mini master chef create make yummy treats and stay busy whilst at home. And if you don't want to use up any real ingredients, you could get creative with some Play Doh; although it's not edible your child will love sculpting out their very own creations with our colourful Play Doh sets. We've even got special kitchen ranges complete with tools to help your child mould their own ice cream, pizza, cookies and other imaginative treats.
Toy boxes and storage solutions
It's inevitable that a house full of toys isn't always going to be tidy - but a toy box could help, so your child has the perfect place to put their toys when they're done playing with them. Whether you need a toy box for their bedroom, playroom or to place in the corner of your living room, we have some lovely designs in our range, including classic natural pine or bright and bold boxes to suit any room in the house.