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5 Reasons why we love open-ended toys

by | Mar 13, 2020 | Just Kids, Play + Learn | 50 comments

Toys on the bed, toys on the floor, toys in livingroom and toys right at the front door… We have a playroom, but let’s be honest, with 3 little ones you can expect our home to be full of toys. However, over the years we have learned a thing or two about play and why we love open-ended toys far more than any other…

So what is an open-ended toy?

Open-ended toys have multiple uses and countless possibilities. Traditionally it would be items such as paint, clay, sand, mud, water, blocks, and Legos. These toys aren’t limited by exact definitions and restrictions. They can adapt and change and be played with, in a variety of ways. No fancy rules and instructions,  just loads of imagination. Over time clever design and innovative thinking have added to the list of open-ended toys. These days we are spoiled for choice.

5 Reasons why we love open-ended toys the most

Reason To Encourage Open Ended Play 2

Now it’s YOUR TURN to get playing with one of our favourite open-ended toys…

Timeless Toys, one of South Africa’s premium online toy stores aimed at providing our kids with the best educational toys available worldwide, have now added Moluk to their collection of beautiful and unique toys, games, books and gifts.

Who is MOLUK? (Read our complete 2018 review of Moluk HERE)

Leaders of innovative, sustainable toys that invite real interaction – getting kids to use their minds and senses. With countless awards to back almost every MOLUK toy, these are designed with their little customers in mind. They aim to bring the basics of play back into focus, letting kids “do more” in a world drowning in the virtual. They want kids to move, discover, imagine and have fun while exploring the endless play opportunities of the open-ended toys they design. And one such toy we haven’t stop playing with since 2018 is…

The Bilibo and Bilibo Mini Set

Best Toys For Kids

Giveaway CLOSED – Congratulations Carolyn Augustus!!! Win your own large Bilibo PLUS a set of Mini Bilibos

Win A Moluk Bilibo With Timeless Toys

How to enter:

It’s super easy!

    1. Leave a comment here just telling us which colour Bilibo you would like!
    2. Make sure you are following Timeless Toys on Instagram, and tag some friends in this post OR
    3. Make sure you are following Timeless Toys on Facebook and tag some friends in this post.

The giveaway ends on Friday, 27 March 2020.

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Good luck!

Open Ended Toy Benefits

COMPETITION RULES: 

  1. Only entries via Facebook, Instagram, and comments left below are valid.
  2. Facebook and Instagram are in no way responsible or associated with this giveaway.
  3. Competition only open to South African residents residing in South Africa.
  4. Winner must be 18+ years old.
  5.  The winner is picked at random and announced after 27 March 2020. 
  6. This prize is not exchangeable or refundable.
  7. Please enter valid email and contact info. If we can not get hold of you within 48 hours a new winner will be picked.
  8. The greatest care will be taken when mailing your prize but Just a Mamma and Timeless Toys
    do not accept any responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged goods.

PHOTO CREDIT | Celeste Van der Berg from Celeste van der Berg Photography.

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50 Comments

  1. Kelly Jennings

    Pink

    Reply
    • Anusha Naidoo

      Pink
      🌸🌸🌸🌸

      Reply
    • Emma-Leigh Stringer

      Pink please

      Reply
  2. Rene Henrico

    Orange 🧡

    Reply
  3. Kayla

    Purple

    Reply
  4. Rene Sternberg

    Red

    Reply
    • bianca de lange

      would loooooove a pink one 🌸

      Reply
  5. Shaaista mahomed

    Love this article, such a good read.. It can only ever be pink for Alayna. 💖💖

    Reply
  6. Michelle Graham

    Pink and purple are my favorite colours

    Reply
  7. Michelle Mulligan

    Definitely pink for my girls 💕

    Reply
    • Tracy

      Definitely a purple one 💜🌈

      Reply
      • Verouschka Van de Venter

        Pink 💗 please

        Reply
  8. Katalin mercer

    Yellow 💛💛💛

    Reply
    • Ravashni

      Red

      Reply
  9. Dawn Wallenkamp

    Pink

    Reply
  10. Khadija Fakir

    I love the Red

    Reply
  11. Tam

    Yellow!!!💛💛💛

    Reply
  12. Carolyn Augustus

    Red

    Reply
  13. Nadia Best

    Wowiiiii Pink for my two girlies💗

    Reply
  14. Raquel

    Pink for my little lexi girl 🌸🌸

    Reply
  15. Cara Bosch

    Orange

    Reply
  16. bianca de lange

    would loooove a pink one 🌸

    Reply
  17. Salochana Naidoo

    In our little boy’s words … “Yellow is my favourite colour!” 💛

    Reply
  18. Anmar Heckroodt

    Yellow

    Reply
  19. Tarryn-Lee

    Red bilibo

    Reply
    • Carri Page

      The yellow & blue are amazing !! I think I would pick the yellow ! 💛

      Reply
  20. Genevieve Hardy

    Yellow

    Reply
  21. Chanel

    My little Princess loves anything Purple & Blue at the moment so any one should do. But if i must pick i’d go with PURPLE 💜

    Reply
  22. Brechtje

    Green 💚

    Reply
  23. Mellisa

    I love all the colours 😍😍😍
    Except for pink since I have a little boy ❤️
    This product looks like so much fun!!

    Reply
  24. Lisa Trollip

    Blue! 🙂

    Reply
  25. Mareli Snyman

    YELLOW 💛💛💛

    Reply
  26. Gardielle

    Red!

    Reply
  27. Theshnee

    Blue
    These are so awesome!!!

    Reply
  28. Liezel

    Green please… 🙂

    Reply
    • Heike Weinert

      Pink please 💗

      Reply
  29. Krystle Barnard

    I love all the colours of the 🌈!!!!

    Reply
  30. Charlmarie Cornelius

    Green 😍

    Reply
  31. Stephanie

    Would love orange

    Reply
  32. Taneale McFarlane

    We love purple! 2 girls and another one on the way 💜

    Reply
    • Liandrie Venter

      Purple please 💜

      Reply
  33. Liane Hosiosky

    Pink please 🎀

    Reply
  34. Elri

    Beslis PIENK vir ons Little Lady! X

    Reply
  35. Dominique

    Yellow or Pink 💞

    Reply
  36. Carri

    The yellow & blue are amazing !! I think I would pick the yellow 💛

    Reply
  37. Tanya van Rensburg

    Pink please 💗

    Reply

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