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How to motivate your child to do their homework

How to motivate your child to do their homework

We all know what a struggle it can be getting your little one to complete their homework, after spending all day at school doing work. However, we all also know how important homework is to children's development, so we here...

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How to limit your child's screen time

How to limit your child's screen time

Although you cannot avoid the influence electronics such as TV and smartphones have on the younger generation, too much screen time isn't good for your little one. This is why we here at Toys for a Pound put together a list of...

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A guide to the best toys for 5 year old boys

A guide to the best toys for 5 year old boys

Even though you may be prioritising getting your five year old boy ready for school, play is still important! It helps your child learn, as well as developing social, emotional and thinking skills. We here at Toys for a Pound...

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Disney Villains We Love To Hate

Disney Villains We Love To Hate

Disney villains. We LOVE to hate them, but admit it, a lot of our favourite films wouldn’t be the same without them… Because we ALL love a Disney movie, we here at Toys for a Pound have decided to rank...

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5 Most Iconic Dolls Of All Time

5 Most Iconic Dolls Of All Time

Who doesn't love dolls? They were a part of all our childhoods and their popularity has stuck around despite the shift towards technology. “As a child selects a doll and embarks on an adventure, he or she is crafting a...

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Why we all LOVE Bank Holidays!

Why we all LOVE Bank Holidays!

We here at Toys for a Pound got to thinking, doesn't it feel as though we've had a Bank Holiday every other week recently? And hasn't it been FANTASTIC?! Who doesn't LOVE Bank Holidays (Unless you're working, then sorry)... Bank...

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Why Blind Bags Are Awesome!

Why Blind Bags Are Awesome!

At Toys For A Pound we are BUZZING for Christmas, and the countdown to Christmas is well underway – with less than a month remaining till your kids will be excitedly waking you up at 5am begging to open their presents!
But if you’re struggling with ideas, blind bags are on the list of every child to Santa this winter!
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Our Top Ten products for your Summer!

Our Top Ten products for your Summer!

The sun is out, temperatures are high and the kids are finally off school for six weeks! Here at Toys for a Pound know that keeping the little ones occupied for the summer holidays can sometimes be difficult and so we’ve put together a list of our top ten products that they (and you) will LOVE!
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WHAT BEING IN THE WORLD CUP SEMI FINALS MEANS TO US

WHAT BEING IN THE WORLD CUP SEMI FINALS MEANS TO US

Today is the day. The day we’ve all been waiting for. It’s day 28 in Russia’s World Cup. Some of us have been waiting for England to reach this stage of such a notorious competition for 28 years. Some people, myself being one of them, have never seen them get this far in my lifetime
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