The twins are growing up so fast now. When they were babies I loved having lots of toys available for them to explore and learn from. Toys are a good way to help develop their skills with hand eye coordination, words, colours, noises. There are so many wonderful things on the market these days compared to when Kaitlin was a baby 12 years ago. I recently discovered Brio do a fantastic range of toys for babies and toddlers. When I hear Brio I think train track I didn’t know they had a whole range of other toys especially designed for babies and toddlers. I was intrigued when asked would we like to review the Brio Ant.
Brio have been going strong since 1884. This is what the Brio website had to say : With a clean and simple design language,our products encourage and open up a whole universe of fun, where the only limitation is their own imagination. This is a play-philosophy we base all our products on, and it’s one that we’ve stayed true to since the birth of our company. Play can create a better world. Literally. We want to give everyone a happy childhood, but we want to give everyone a bright-looking future too. So, all of our wooden toys are made from traceable wood coming from responsibly managed forests.
We have had the pleasure of playing with this Brio Ant with spinning egg this week. It’s designed for children aged 12 months plus. The rolling Ant is brightly coloured and well designed. It’s made from wood which is what I would expect from a Brio toy. It ‘swell made so will withstand lots of bashing around like you would expect from a little toddler.
Your little ones can pull the rolling Ant along behind them and the big egg will spin round and round as it moves. The twins at 3 were fascinated with it and how it worked so whilst it’s aimed at 12 months plus it still interested the twins aged 3.
They liked the bright colours and I asked them to name and point to the colour so it was also educational. They were fascinated that the egg can be removed and they popped all sorts on the ants back and used it as a transport device. This sparked free play and imagination exactly what Brio promote themselves on and say their toys do.
We have lots and I mean lots of Brio train tracks with cars, trains and people. It’s things we have been given and that have been handed down through the family but after looking at the Brio range I am amazed at what they do and will certainly be looking to invest in more pieces.
The set we have taken a battering with 2 boys quite a few are second and third generation now and are still going strong which shows how durable the products are. I would definitely recommend looking at Brio products for you little ones.
You can buy the Brio Ant direct from Brio and from all good shops or amazon.