Practical Pre-School Awards 2013 results revealed

Published on: 23rd September 2013

The results of the annual Practical Pre-School and Primary Teacher Update Awards were revealed at a ceremony in Birmingham on Friday 20th September 2013.Awardlogo13PPSonly300

Award winners across many categories have been chosen after months of testing by childcare professionals. In addition to the educational, childcare and book categories there are several toy related awards. The winners of which are;

Toys and Games 0-3 years
Joint Overall winners
Golden Bear – In the Night Garden Igglepiggle
Munchkin – Splash Along Mermaid

Gold Award Winners
Learning Resources – Shelby’s Snack Shack Game
Reflections on Learning – Green Rubber Toys
LeapFrog – Rainbow Tea Party
Wesco – Cozy Animals: Clara the Cow

Toys and Games 3-5 years
Overall winner
LeapFrog – LeapPad 2
Gold Award Winners
Character Options – Peppa Pig Theme Park Collection
Character Options – Fireman Sam Jupiter Drive and Steer
Bean Bag Bazaar – BazZoo Animal Beanbags
Hippychick – Happy Hopperz
Mattel: Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Take-n-Play Thomas’ Adventure Castle

Classic Toys and Games
Overall winner
Gibsons – My Wheels

Creative Play
Overall winner
Flair – Skwooshi

Outdoor Toys and Equipment
Overall winner
Playforce – Cork Solid Blocks
Gold Award Winners
First Celtic Toy and Learning – Kiddimoto Boxcart
Mookie Toys – Garden Turtle
ShadeMe – Baby Shade

Electronic Toys and New Technology
Overall winner
The Pedagogs – The Reception Teacher App
Gold Award Winners
Reflections on Learning – WordWand
VTech – Innotab2 Baby

Primary Teacher Update Toys and Games (For children 5+)
Overall winner
Bananagrams – Bananagrams
Gold Award Winners
Character Options – Teksta
Green Board Games – Brainbox Horrible Histories Awful Ancients

Primary Teacher Outdoor Toys and Equipment (For children 5+)
Overall winner
Science Play – Play Planetarium
Gold Award Winners
Bananagrams – Jumbo ZIP-IT
Bananagrams – Jumbo Bananagrams

Primary Teacher Update Creative Play (For children 5+)
Overall winner
Great Gizmos – 4M Glow-in-the-Dark Fairy Buttons and 4M Light Up Fairy Plaque

The award winners will all be highlighted in the official awards brochure and circulated to all subscribers of the Practical Pre-School and Primary Teacher Update Magazines. Details will also available online at

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