Next time you’re in need of some new play items,
The Better Toy Store
is a parents’ paradise. Its
award-winning products, brought in fromall over the
world, are chosen for their play value, design, quality
and safety. Here are some top picks and experiences
available in store for your children today.
Ready for Playtime!
they also help children learn more
about themselves and the world
around them, and teach valuable
motor skills and problem-solving
ability vital for their development.
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Haba Marble Track Construction Set, $199
(for ages three and up)
The blocks on this set are large enough for a
beginner to handle, but still complex enough to
intrigue budding architects. They help to develop
fine motor skills, spatial thinking, problem-solving
and open-ended play and creativity.
DJECO Cherry Tree Girls Atelier Workshop,
$49.90 (for ages nine and up)
This workshop, a collaborative effort between
DJECO and various established illustrators,
introduces kids to various art techniques. Hosted
by Parisian artist Elene Usdin, children are taken
on a step-by-step journey to create four beautiful
cards using vibrant colours applied with easy-
handling felt brushes. The cards can be used as
decorations or postcards; children also receive a
spiral-bound instruction booklet as a reference,
with materials included.
PAPO Farm, $199 (for ages three and up)
This toy set is a fantastic way to encourage creative
and imaginative play while educating children
about the world of animals. It’s made from wood,
and designed with two caged enclosures, one
jungle habitat and one arctic enclosure.
STEIFF Studio Baby Polar Bear, $590
Imagine the squeals of excitement when the kids
spot this big softie! Measuring a whopping 65cm
across, this plush baby polar bear is made of soft
woven fur and synthetic filling. It has safety eyes,
is made of lint-free material and has strong seams
to ensure it won’t fall apart in the wash.