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GIFT GUIDE KIDS 2014

Well, here it is. Our final newsletter for 2014, and this one belongs to the little people in our lives. We have raided toy aisles all over Joburg for our best picks of the season. There’s something for everyone, no matter the age and are guaranteed to provide endless fun and tons of learning. Don’t forget to enter the fabulous competitions below, we’re giving away exciting hampers and fabulous goodies.

 

Thank you all so much for your endless and enthusiastic support this year. I couldn’t do what I do without the constant love you all give Rave Review, and I promise that next year is shaping up to be our best yet, full of exciting finds and some brand new additions to the website that you’ve all been asking for. 

 

I wish you and your beautiful families a wonderful Christmas, and a prosperous, healthy and successful 2015. Travel safe to your fabulous holiday destinations, and if you’re staying in town, make the most of that family time. We’ll be back on the 18th of January, so until then keep raving away!

 

Lots of love,

Mandi xoxox

 

 

Fisher Price Stack ’n Sounds Blocks R149

 

The Easy Stack 'n Sounds Blocks are a set of 3 oversized easy stack and easy grasp blocks that help strengthen baby's fine motor skills! Each block has bright colours, textures and sounds for baby to explore with a different animal face featured on each ball. The weighted ball inside each block helps to easily guide the blocks and stack on top of each other. And baby will love discovering the unique rattles and jingles inside each block as they shake!

 

 

Little Tikes Cozy Coupe Activity Walker R1 499

 

Colours, shapes and flip down doors will capture their attention. Fold design allows for the walker to start as baby activity gym when crawling and sitting.

 

 

Sea World Play Mat R399.90

 

Features and benefits: bright colourful design with multi-functional toys. These play mats will nurture and enhance baby’s growth in sensory, fine motor, gross motor, curiosity and discovery, listening and communication.

 

 

1st Impressions Lipstick & Gloss R29.90 / 1st Impressions Party Nails R19.90

 

 

Perfect stocking fillers for little girls with big girl dreams!

 

 

 

Air Storm Z Curve Bow R249.90

If you fancy some high tech archery look no further than the Air Storm Z-Curve Bow. Boasting pin point precision accuracy and a long distance firing range the Air Storm Z-Curve Bow is the ultimate in long range foam archery. Featuring an easy to use firing mechanism, the versatile Air Storm Z-Curve Bow can be used with either the left or right hand to fire Z-Ammo arrows over distances in excess of 40 metres! Just hook the Z-Ammo arrow on to the Power Cord loops of the bow, hold on to the arrow tab, pull back and then..... ready, aim, fire! Nothing goes further! 

 

 

Aladdin DVD R59.90

 

Soar away on a magic carpet ride of nonstop laughs and thrills in one of the most spectacular adventures of all time! Now meticulously restored and enhanced - experience the wonders of Aladdin like never before - from the Academy Award-winning music* to the unforgettable moments of sidesplitting comedy and soaring adventure. In the heart of an enchanted city, a commoner named Aladdin and his mischievous monkey Abu battle to save the free-spirited Princess Jasmine from the schemes of the evil sorcerer Jafar. Aladdin's whole life changes with one rub of a magic lamp as a fun-loving, shape-shifting Genie appears and grants him three wishes, setting him on an incredible journey of discovery.

 

 

Beauty & The Beast R99.90

 

Disney animated version of the classic fairy tale. When a prince is turned into a hideous beast by a magical spell, he finds that the only way out of his predicament is to win the love of the beautiful Belle. Belle agrees to come and stay at his home in exchange for the freedom of her father, whom the Beast had previously captured. At first she is repulsed by his hideous features, but as time passes she learns to recognise his true inner beauty.

 

 

 

Lion King R95.00

The wait is over. Experience the majesty of Disney’s epic animated masterpiece as it roars off the screen and into your living room.

Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great “Circle of Life.”

 

 

Disney 365 Stories for Boys R129.90

Disney 365 Stories for Girls R129.90

 

Featuring dazzling colour artwork and original Disney/Pixar stories, theres a book especially for boys and one just for girls. Better yet, theres a story for every day of the year!

 

 

 

 

Barbie Hair Curling Doll R299.90

 

Barbie doll featuring luxe, long hair designed to be curled and straightened for 

endless styling possibilities Two no-heat curling tools and four no-heat curlers allow girls to 

curl Barbie's entire head of hair. Additional styling accessories include a brush, two barrettes  

and label-art rubber bands. 

 

 

 

 

Barbie Puppy Training Doll R349.00

 

Barbie shows how much she loves her pets by taking good care of them.

With the Barbie Potty Training Taffy set, you can help Barbie doll feed and clean up after her 

pets. Taffy dog actually poops - just push her tail.

Includes a dog food-toting backpack (attached to Taffy dog), a doggie food dish with treats, a 

pooper scooper, "poop" and a rubbish bin.

 

 

Rocking Horse R399.90

 

Meet every tot’s new best friend Rocky. Rubbing his ears trigger clickety-clock and neighing sounds. Padded saddle and sturdy wooden footrests! So easy assembly - simply screw horse to frame.

 

 

Bubble Blizzard Machine R179.90

 

This interactive bubble machine, allows you to crank out massive amounts of bubbles. You can make huge bubbles, hundreds of small bubbles, and even bubbles inside of bubbles.

Snap on desired wand size to the machine, fill bubble tray with Gazillion Green Solution.

Kids of all ages can dance and play in the crazy bubble flurry.

 

 

Carerra Disney Cars Slot Racing Track R399.90

 

The heroes of the Disney/Pixar Cars films have made the jump from the big screen to the world's most famous slot racing circuit once again in 2014. Francesco Bernoulli and Lightning McQueen, the stars of Disney/Pixars Cars, light up children's eyes and even illuminate the racetrack itself. These highly detailed cars are impressively powerful racers and have sensational lighting that makes the performance of the screen stars all the more stunning. Fly-overs, loops and junctions are guaranteed to get even the youngest Carrera drivers into a sweat during action-packed racetrack battles. 

 

 

 

Carerra Go Speed Up R599.90

 

Make Formula 1 history and be crowned as one of motor sport’s elite in the top racing division! This high-speed 3.6-meter track provides an ideal framework for high-octane duels and is even a stiff driving challenge for absolute pedal-to-the-metal freaks. Now it's down to skill and luck. If everything falls into place, it will be you pumping out the best lap times and being greeted by the checkered flag. Speed is everything on this circuit. Two top class cars, and lots and lots of action!

 

 

 

Crayola Window Markers R79.90 for 8

 

Use Crayola Washable Window Markers to create fun and colourful designs on windows for holidays, birthdays, graduations, and other special occasions. Crayola Window Markers also work great on glass picture frames, mirrors, Mylar and more.

 

Black Mercedes Electronic Ride-On R6 999.90

 

Drive in style and luxury with the Mercedes GL-Class SUV. Painted rims, a chrome grill, real Mercedes emblem on the hood, electronic engine and horn sounds and real working doors will make your child feel like they're driving the real thing while cruising around the yard or driveway surrounded by extravagance. Age 3+

 

 

 

Elodie Details Baby Bib and Pacifiers- Blue and Pink Petit Royal R200 / R175

 

Made from a practical and PVC-free coated polyester that you can simply rinse or wipe clean after each use. Mix and match this gorgeous range of baby pacifiers with matching clips, baby bibs, blankets, sippy cups, caps, stroller shoppers and bags.

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

 

Elodie Pearl Velvet Blanket - White Edition R650

 

Elodie Detail’s Pearl Velvet Blanket is a high quality baby blanket made from a new and exciting material. It’s unique hand-feeling combines fluffy teddy bear and smooth velvet, but unlike those materials Pearl Velvet has the moisture absorbing abilities needed in baby blankets.

 

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

 

 

Elodie Details Pacifier Gold and Silver Editions R600

 

An adorable gift for the people in life who truly deserve nothing but the best. Your child’s most treasured possession has never looked this good before.
Suitable from 3 months onward and comes in a beautiful jewellery box.

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

 

 

Newborn Headband Crown (0-4months) R22

 

Adorable and gorgeous headbands for baby girls. Perfect for all occasions including birthday parties, christenings and dress-up. 

 

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

 

 

Fairy Tutu Skirt and Wing Sets R150

 

Gorgeous tutu skirt made up of 3 layers of tulle, combined with fairy wings, a wand, alice band and a headband to complete the cutest outfit for your little princess.

 

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

 

 

 

Huggalugs Lacettes R225

 

Enchantingly pretty, Lacettes are lace leg-warmers for little girls. Soft stretch lace leg and arm Huggers trimmed in pretty rows of black ruffles. Their Edwardian style delivers a sense of prettiness to even the most simple of outfits! Packaged in a matching lace wash bag and perfect for gift giving. 

 

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

 

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NOO 2pc short sleeve set Leopard and Bumble Bee R300 

 

Packaged in a matching pouch and ready for gift-giving, each 2-piece set includes short-sleeve romper and adorable animal hat. Comfy & adorable, this LEOPARD Outfit is ideal for AM or PM wear. Can be worn together or as separates! Made of soft, water washed cotton knit, the sets are available in ladybug, bumblebee, cow, leopard, kangaroo, zebra and giraffe prints.

 

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

 

 

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NOO 4pc long sleeve set Giraffe, Blue Bunny, Pink Bunny 

 

These are simply gorgeous & definitely suited for little people on the … ‘moo-ve’! Dress your baby as a cute little animal! Don’t let your “little creature” blend into the crowd! Packaged in a matching pouch and ready for gift-giving, each 4-piece set includes long-sleeve t-shirt, pants, booties and adorable hat.

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

 

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Baby Bottle Buddy R175

 

The Baby Bottle Buddy™ collection was designed by a mom to help make feeding and bonding time more enjoyable for both baby, parents and caregivers.
The Baby Bottle Buddy™ captures an infant's attention during feeding. Babies are often easily distracted by what is going on around them and the Baby Bottle Buddy™helps to capture their attention and have them focus on feeding.
Baby Bottle Buddy™ promotes hand-eye coordination; Parents will find their baby reaching for the bear while on the bottle which helps develop their fine depth perception; Research has shown baby's first develop depth perception at 3 to 5 months. Specially designed ears with bumps and ridges for sensitive gums while baby is teething. Can also be used as a wrist toy. Machine washable and dry-able on low heat.

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

 

 

Baby Cubes R125

 

If you’re in the market for a baby food storage solution – you won’t go wrong with Baby Cubes!!! Baby Cubes is the only product on the market with a lid attached directly to each cube making it simpler to prepare and store baby food.

Baby Cubes are BPA and phthalates FREE.  Reduce waste, and only defrost what you need. Lids attached directly to each cube for convenience . Baby Cubes stack easily in the freezer, saving valuable space. Dishwasher-safe, microwave safe, freezer safe. Each individual cube snaps directly into the tray. Ideal for small individual snacks, freezing homemade baby food and storing breast milk.

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

 

 

SNEAKER SPEAKERS 

 

The creative forces at DONNA-LEY jewellery brings you something so fabulous to jazz up your takes, and they’re called “SNEAKER SPEAKERS”. I remember the early 90’s when customising your takes with rainbow coloured laces was a sign of self expression and everyone was hooked on doing it, so in that fashion, Sneaker Speakers let your takkies do the talking! 

 

Show off your mood, hobbies, likes and dislikes on your...sneakers!? From various phrases to of course a bit of ‘bling’ who wouldn’t want these fabulous accessories to glam up your shoes? There are over 250 words or phrases to choose from and you can even use your company logo or slogan as a Corporate Gift. 

 

Another thing we love about Sneaker Speakers is you can even use them to alert people to any kind of allergy, and especially for kids at school - this would prove invaluable!

 

Wear one, two or three on one shoe at a time. At R18 p/sneaker speaker you can’t go wrong!

 

FOR A FULL CATALOGUE REGARDING THE SNEAKER SPEAKER RANGE, PLEASE CONTACT ADI: WWW.PURPLE-TURTLE.CO.ZA

 

 

 

Bubber Green, white, yellow R180

 

Bubber, the award-winning and lightest modelling compound on earth! This easy-to-use product feels great in your hands, and since it is so lightweight, you can mould just about anything. Bubber is a super-soft compound that leaves clean, sharp lines and takes amazing imprints.Bubber is excellent for developing fine motor skills. It leaves no residue on your hands and is great for sensory therapy. Bubber is also great for kids with allergies - it is wheat, gluten and casein free and 100% safe and non-toxic.

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

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  • Fun Erasers R10 - R30

Cool kids need cool erasers! Learning is more fun with cool accessories! Use them or collect them, they are fun and will make your day! Funky shaped rubbers are perfect to build your collection. Children love them, they make great birthday gifts, pocket money treats and party bag fillers. 

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

 

 

Kinetic Sand  R175

Kinetic Sand is an amazing product that breathes motion. Easy-to-shape sand that moulds into simple desktop designs. Playing with Kinetic Sand is a magical and mesmerising experience, giving a moment of relaxation for both young and old.  Sand play stimulates and develops children's fine motor and creative playing skills. Kinetic Sand is the perfect material for open-ended, non-directed play. It leaves no sand or residue on your hands and is great for sensory therapy. Kinetic Sand is also great for kids with allergies - it is wheat, gluten and casein free. Playing with Kinetic is 100% safe and non-toxic. Kinetic Sand is 98% pure sand! It never dries out and stays dust and allergen free. Sandbox not required and soothing to play with.

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

M&D Craft & Create Mixed Metal Jewellery R169

Learn to make mixed-metal jewellery with this all-in-one design set, and you'll be trying on your first creations before you know it. This book-and-craft kit has all the materials you need--including earring hooks, clasps, 18 metal shapes to layer and hang, and simple, step-by-step illustrations on how to put it all together.

INCLUDES: 20 jump rings, 18 metal jewellery shapes, 1 cotton cord, 3 pairs of earring hooks, necklace clasp, idea book.

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW FROM 4AKID

M&D Magnetic Play Set Human Body R169

Magnetic Human Body Play Set provides a unique way to learn about the human body and its systems! Each set contains 1 wooden figure, a stand and 24 magnetic pieces. The magnetic pieces include the skeleton, the blood system, the organs, the muscles, the naked body and clothed boy and girl. Magnetic Human Body Play Set helps teach hand-eye co-ordination, as well as matching and fine motor skills. It encourages an interest in self-care skills such as dressing, as well as imaginative and independent play.

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M&D Magnetic puzze Game Fishing R139

The ultimate catch-and-release fishing program, this magnetic wooden puzzle game features aquatic animal artwork. Use the magnetic fishing pole to "catch" the 10 colorful sea friends from the game board, then enjoy the challenge of returning them to the depths! A creative way to encourage hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.

 

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