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Prickly present: dancing cactus toy that raps in Polish about cocaine goes viral
Walmart removes listing by third-party seller after Ontario woman discovers one of toy’s songs is about cocaine and hopelessness

Matthew Cantor

01, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The 2021 good gift guide: 130 Christmas gift ideas for anyone from kids to chronic grumps
From presents that give back to edible treats, Guardian Australia and a team of guest editors select the best shopping options across Australia this Christmas

Alyx Gorman, Michael Sun, Max Brearley , Shannon Wong-Nizic, Rhys Ripper, Michelle Wong, Alice Zaslavsky

24, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Toymakers target ‘kidult’ Christmas lists with high-end collectibles
Lego and Hasbro also among those hoping to cash in as pandemic drives up purchases that ‘spark joy’

Zoe Wood

13, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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China, shipping and Brexit: why UK may face Christmas toy shortage
To get on to shelves, Chinese-made items must overcome shortfall in electricity and workers, as well as shipping crisis

Virginia Harrison

05, Nov, 2021 @1:57 PM

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Hot Wheels and Gassy Gus to be among must-have Christmas toys
Chair of DreamToys selection committee says the industry is working hard to overcome supply chain crisis

Zoe Wood

03, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Lego issues Cop26 handbook by children on how to tackle climate crisis
Toymaker’s instructions for a better world target policy chiefs ahead of global climate summit

Zoe Wood

28, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Hamleys reveals top 10 Christmas gifts and says there are plenty in stock
Retailer ‘unlikely to be affected by supply chain crisis’ because it has been building up stock since March

Zoe Wood Consumer affairs correspondent

14, Oct, 2021 @2:09 PM

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Adult fans of Lego: tell about the builds you’re proudest of
We would like Adult Fans of Lego (AFOL) to send us their pictures of the builds they’re most proud of

Guardian community team

13, Oct, 2021 @3:11 PM

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Outrageous gender stereotypes go well beyond Lego | Letters
Letters: Rose Caldwell calls for everyone to play their part in ridding society of gender inequalities that stop girls and women from fulfilling their potential. Plus Jill Wallis on her experience of buying a card

Letters

12, Oct, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Lego to remove gender bias from its toys after findings of child survey
Exclusive: research reveals harmful stereotypes still hindering girls, boys and their parents

Helen Russell in Jutland

10, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Nearly half of toys from third-party online sellers found to be dangerous
UK industry body warns of ‘wild west of safety’ after investigation into toys being sold on major sites

Zoe Wood

05, Oct, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Paw Patrol is causing a rift between me and my young son
He loves the toys, all of them, I wish they’d never been invented. By Séamas O’Reilly

Séamas O’Reilly

03, Oct, 2021 @8:30 AM

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