Highly Commended, 2018

To be a Highly Commended Winner, entries had to be impressive in nearly every criteria.

Coiled Spring Games - WREBBIT-3D - The Burrow: The Weasley Family Home

Journey into the magical world of Harry Potter and recreate the Burrow – home to the Weasley family. Created with bits and pieces from multiple houses and different materials, the Burrow always seemed to be holding together by pure magical means. Dive right back into the heart-warming memories from Weasley Family Home and test yourself by assembling this intriguing 415-piece 3D puzzle. You'll soon be forging great moments of your own with family and friends. The finished 415 piece Harry Potter The Burrow puzzle measures 39.cm x 22 x 22cm. Part of the Wrebbit-3D Harry Potter collection, where the wizarding world comes to life. The range is created from foam backed pieces – resulting in a robust and durable model. Wrebbit-3D puzzles are the largest and have the highest piece count of their kind. Snug and tight-fitting pieces that are easy to handle. They are the sturdiest 3D puzzles on the market. Highest quality of design and illustration. Made from non-toxic polyethylene foam.
Age 14+

Amazon — SRP £31.99
Tobar - Junior Engineers Workshop Small Sets

Mini construction kit made from real metal parts. Inside is a selection of metal and plastic shapes that are designed to fix together using the nuts and bolts included. The various pieces screw together using the tools in the box to make one of four vehicles. Available sets include an aeroplane, go kart, motorbike and microcopter, each containing between 55 and 65 pieces. • Build vehicles out of real metal parts • A perfect pocket money purchase for crafty kids • Four different vehicles to collect • Includes real tools – everything you need is in the box! • All sets are compatible with one another. • Mix and match to create exciting new hybrid vehicles!
Age 8+

Hawkin's Bazaar — SRP £3.00
Maisto/Tobar - Hydro Blaster RC

Highly manoeuvrable remote-control speed boat with full function control. Take this RC boat out on a lake, pool or other body of water and it will glide and weave across the water's surface with minimum input from the intuitive controller. With a range of up to 18 metres and controls that are simple yet responsive, this RC vehicle is a fun and exciting way to expand any remote-control range. • Highly manoeuvrable in the water • Forget wheels and rotor blades, this RC vehicle is unlike anything you’ve ever driven • Intuitive and responsive controller • Effortlessly cuts through the water and can surf over waves • The perfect accessory for any trip to the local pond
Age 8+

Hawkin's Bazaar — SRP £25.00
Micro Scooters - Micro 2in1 Balance Bike

The Micro 2in1 Balance Bike has front suspension ensuring a smooth ride on the roughest of surfaces. This version comes with the added benefit of detachable stability wheels which will help your child feel safe and secure while learning to balance. The Micro Balance Bike is one of the lightest balance bikes on the market weighing in at 2.2kg / 4.8 lbs which allows your child to master balancing quicker and easier as they don’t have to negotiate a heavy weight. The adjustable seat and handlebar allow you to site the bike at the perfect height for your child. The puncture free wheels and retro style wide chopper handlebars are added features to this clever little bike. Front suspension Starts off with a stability wheel for children who can't balance The stability wheel can be used as a backboard, so children can "scoot" the bike Weighs only 4.8lbs - one of the lightest on the market adjustable seat to two height positions adjustable handlebar for the perfect riding position
Age 2-5 years

www.micro-scooters.co.uk — SRP £109.95
Games to Get - Sussed Emotional Intelligence

Sussed is about sparking imaginations, stirring emotions and getting everyone thinking. In this pack of Emotional Intelligence, you’ll be expressing your feelings by swapping views on: how highly you would score yourself for being tactful; how much you trust your gut; which section you would sleep in if you were locked in a bookshop overnight; which emotion you would enhance at the expense of another - and much, much more. To play, you pick a card, read aloud a scenario, then secretly decide which option is right for you. Ask others what they think, before telling them your answer. Whoever susses you out scores! Enjoyed by children and adults alike, Sussed Emotional Intelligence is small enough to be taken anywhere, simple enough to fill a few minutes and exciting enough to entertain 2 - 10 players for several hours. It can be used for family bonding, strengthening friendships and boosting self-awareness and empathy. Studies show that face-to-face conversation releases natural chemicals in the brain that can increase happiness, improve the immune system, boost mental health and overcome shyness. The best bit of all: no matter how well you think you know someone, you’ve never got them totally sussed! • Who knows who best quiz game • Stimulates face-to-face conversation • Increases self-awareness and empathy • Pocket-sized, portable, fast and fun
Age 10-100+

Amazon, sussedthegame.co.uk — SRP £10.75
Games to Get - Sussed Wonderlands

Sussed is about sparking imaginations, stirring emotions and getting everyone thinking. In this pack of Wonderlands, you’ll be exploring worlds of adventure, fantasy, sci-fi and superheroes by swapping views on: how much safer you think the world would be if everyone had superpowers; if you think governments should keep all communication with aliens a secret; what you’d do with an elixir of eternal youth - and much, much more. To play, you pick a card, read aloud a scenario, then secretly decide which option is right for you. Ask others what they think, before telling them your answer. Whoever susses you out scores! Enjoyed by children and adults alike, Sussed Wonderlands is small enough to be taken anywhere, simple enough to fill a few minutes and exciting enough to entertain 2 - 10 players for several hours. It can be used for family bonding, strengthening friendships and boosting self-awareness and empathy. Studies show that face-to-face conversation releases natural chemicals in the brain that can increase happiness, improve the immune system, boost mental health and overcome shyness. The best bit of all: no matter how well you think you know someone, you’ve never got them totally sussed! • Who knows who best quiz game • Stimulates face-to-face conversation • Increases self-awareness and empathy • Pocket-sized, portable, fast and fun
Age 12-100+

Amazon, sussedthegame.co.uk — SRP £10.75
Hippy Chick - Classic World Tool Bet

This Classic World Tool Belt contains a variety of tools including a hammer, wrench, screw driver, nuts & bolts. The tools slide into the belt for easy and convenient transport. This toy helps children learn to identify tools and gain some knowledge of what they are used for! The perfect toy for your child to start getting creative. • Encourages children to learn about DIY • Belt fits all sizes • Come with multiple tools and accessories
Age 3+

hippychick.com — SRP £17.99
VTech - Toot-Toot Drivers Garage

Little ones will love parking and playing the day away with the Toot-Toot Drivers® Garage by VTech®. This interactive play set includes a cute Tow Truck vehicle that features a real tow hook, 3 sing-along songs and 6 melodies! Drive the tow truck up and around the two levels of play using the lift, clean the tow truck at the car wash with the spinning brushes or get a service at the repair stand with moving spanner! Also features spinning gears and open and close gates. Garage includes three chunky light up buttons that introduce colours, objects, fun phrases and tunes. Play set includes 9 SmartPoint™ locations that interact when driven over.
Age 1-5 years

Amazon, Asda, Smyths, Argos, Boots, Tesco, Debenhams, John Lewis, The Entertainer — SRP £39.99
VTech - Kidizoom Smart Watch DX2

The next gen smart watch for kids by VTech®, now with dual cameras! Take great photos and videos with the dual cameras, then apply cool effects to them! Play Monster Detector, the augmented reality adventure that encourages children to be active, explore and catalogue a variety of wacky monsters! The stylish splash proof design features a motion sensor, pedometer, alarm clock, timer, stopwatch, voice recorder and more! 3D effect clock faces can be customised with your own photos! Great apps include the Time Master app, which helps children learn how to tell the time! Download more on the Learning Lodge!
Age 4+

Amazon, Asda, Argos, Costco, Debenhams, John Lewis, Smyths, The Entertainer — SRP £49.99
Brio - Smart Tech Engine set with Action Tunnels

Smart tech is the new train technology from BRIO! simply press go on the engine and set up the smart tech arches around the track. The engine will automatically detect each arch and do exactly what is shown. It could stop, start, go slow, turn on the lights or make a sound. Isn't that fun. Where will the train go next? and what will it do? it’s all up to you. Arrange the tunnels and station and watch a new train adventure unfold. Thanks to interactive smart technology the train stops, honks the horn, backs up or blinks its lights. You make it happen! includes 1x figure, 1x smart engine, 1x carriage, 1x buffer, 3x smart tech arches, 9x pieces of track, 1x walk bridge. Track layout measures 59 x 51.4cm.
Age 3+

Amazon — SRP £89.95