Peek A Shoe Octopus: A TRU for Toys R Us


For the last few months we have been rigourously testing a Leap Frog Peek A Shoe Octopus for Toys R Us. Testing in the way that only twin toddlers can! We are a big fan of Leap Frog toys in … Continue reading 

2011 Best Bits

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What were the highlights of 2011 for me? And were they as I expected at the beginning of the year? My sister’s wedding In February 2011 my little sister (Wee Sis) got married. It was a beautiful wedding and a … Continue reading 

Leap Frog My Pals Scout and Violet: A TRU Toyologist Review


As part of the Toys R Us Toyologist Programme we were sent Leap Frog’s My Pal Violet to review. Before all out war broke out I decided that I had best also buy My Pal Scout for William. Now we … Continue reading 

Orchard Toys Old MacDonald Lotto: A Review and Giveaway for Toys R Us


Last week saw the arrival of our last Toys R Us Toyologist Box in which we received not one but two games from the fabulous Orchard Toys. Crazy Chefs, which we will review next week and Old MacDonald Lotto which … Continue reading 

Fisher Price Topsy Tumblers Twirlin’ Whirlin’ Fun Park for Toys R Us


We have a new favourite toy in the Edspire household. Another hit from Toys R Us. Providing Esther and William with all the fun of the fair is the Fisher Price Topsy Tumblers Twirlin’ Whirlin’ Fun Park. The Fun Park … Continue reading 

Toyologist Treasure Trove in Time for Christmas!

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Two months today will be Christmas Eve? Have you started your shopping? Edspire would like to give your Christmas present gathering a little boost. We have a toyologist treasure trove to give away worth £40. One lucky reader will win … Continue reading 

Playskool Elefun Busy Ball Popper: A Toys R Us Toyologist Review

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Wow! We have been so lucky to be selected as toyologists for Toys R Us in 2011. It is such a privilege and also a responsibility, reviewing toys and recommending our favourites to the nation. We have had some great … Continue reading