Being a mum of three children i love shopping for gifts for them for birthdays and Christmas but when it comes to shopping for friends or relatives children i don't have a clue what to buy them. So when i heard of Wicked Uncle online toy shop i was pleased to see that this was an online toy shop that would make this task a lot easier.
The website is really easy to navigate and is broken down into sections by age and gender, making it so simple to select a gift for whoever you are buying for. You just click on the age and gender of the child you are buying for and a selection of toys will show up to suit a range of different budgets. There is a good range of toys available to suit any child and budget and you can even chose to have your item gift wrapped for you and sent direct to the person you brought it for, perfect for sending to a child you may not see often. It makes present buying so stress free.
We were given a voucher to try out the website and there was so many lovely toys to choose from but in the end i decided on some garden toys for my toddler as she loves being outdoors. We got a Happy Hopperz white cow which was £26.99 and some hand crafted wooden animal skittles which were £14.95. We placed the order on the Thursday night using the standard delivery option which costs £2.95 and it arrived first thing on the Monday morning via royal mail, you can select express UK delivery which costs £8.95 if you wish.
The parcel was well packaged and arrived fairly quickly for standard delivery and i was informed via e-mail that my order had been dispatched and was on it's way. I was really impressed with the items we received as i have seen the Happy Hopperz before and they looked amazing and the skittles are beautifully decorated and i adore wooden toys, there is some gorgeous wooden toys available at Wicked Uncle.
The Happy Hopperz was really easy to blow up as it came with a pump and it only took a few minutes to inflate. Sophia is almost two and she loves it and she will sit on it, although she has not figured out how to bounce on it just yet. We have used it in the garden and it has not popped and it has been inflated for two weeks and has not needed blown up again yet. It really is a great high quality toy that toddlers will adore and it will last. I have also heard it is also really easy to deflate and store away when not in use, which is always good for storing toys away in the winter.
The hand crafted animal skittles are just beautiful they are fairly small but just the right size for children to play with. They are all different animals and they have so much detail and look amazing, they also come with two wooden balls so you can play skittles and they are really sturdy and don't wobble or anything when they are upright but they are also really easy to knock down, perfect for toddlers. Sophia loves these and she plays with them in her doll house rather then as skittles but i am sure she will love playing skittles with them as she gets a little older.
Overall i am really impressed with the toys we received and also with the Wicked Uncle website and the service they provide. If you are ever stuck on what to buy a child then go check out the website and i am sure you will find the perfect gift in no time, i for one know where i will be doing my toy shopping from now on.
You can visit Wicked Uncle and see what a great selection of toys and gifts they have at www.wickeduncle.com
* Disclosure : I received a voucher to spend on the Wicked Uncle store for the purpose of this review. However all words, opinions and photos are my own.