Win a Fab £175 Toy Bundle with Activity Toys Direct!



Winners’ Update: Congratulations to our lucky winner, Mary Chez!

Here at Tots100, we’re thrilled to have worked with Activity Toys Direct over the last year or so.

To prove that the end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of fun with your family, we’ve teamed up with Activity Toys Direct and some of our toy ambassadors to run a fab giveaway, where you could win hundreds of pounds of toys.

We’ve got an amazing red motorcycle (£27.99), the Canyon Road and Train Track Table (£84.99), and a Studio Art Desk (£74.99) – perfect for boosting your little one’s creativity.

All you have to do to enter is answer this question:

  • If your child had to choose one toy to play with, what’s their current favourite?

Comment on the blog post with your answer, and then don’t forget to complete the Rafflecopter widget!

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS: By participating in this prize draw you are deemed to accept these terms and conditions. Prize draw open to customers and non-customers aged 18 or over who are UK residents. Draw is not open to employees of Activity Toys Direct, their families or anyone professionally associated with this draw. Proof of eligibility must be provided on request. The prize is as stated on the Rafflecopter widget, and includes postage to winners’ UK addresses. All entries must be received by 11.59pm GMT on the closing date shown. Winners will be drawn at random from all eligible entries at the end of the promotion. Entry is via one comment on the competition, published at either,;; or Entry is limited to one compulsory entry per household, although each entrant receives one entry, plus optional bonus entries by completing the Rafflecopter widget. The prize is not transferable and there is no cash alternative. The promoter’s decision is final in all matters and no correspondence will be entered into. The promoter reserves the right (a) to add to or waive any rules on reasonable notice (b) cancel or postpone the promotion at any stage in the event of circumstances beyond its reasonable control; or (c) in its reasonable discretion to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. If a prize remains unclaimed after reasonable efforts have been made to contact the winner the promoter will be entitled to dispose of the prize as it sees fit without any liability to the winner for having done so. The promoter reserves the right to alter, amend or foreclose the promotion without prior notice. Promoter: Activity Toys Direct Limited registered office; 67 Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Lancasshire, BL1 3AJ

Sally Whittle is founder of the Tots100, Foodies100, Trips100 and the Flea Retreat. When she's not working, she can be found blogging at Who's the Mummy, or having fun with her 13 year old daughter, Flea.

Discussion647 Comments

  1. Moshi Monsters – When i asked him why all i got was – i love them and their funny looking. xx

  2. My grandson is obsessed with cars and loves playing with a remote control one we have at ours which was his uncles when he was younger. It’s a Tomy one and has lasted for years!

  3. My little boy is nearly 3 and loves playing with his wooden train track and trains, I think he’d love the train track table, looks exciting! 🙂

  4. My little monster is totally obsessed with his building blocks at the moment. But his toot toot drivers train track comes a very close second 🙂

  5. Lego – my son is always building amazing structures. We think he’ll be an architect one day

  6. His train set, we set it up daily changing the track and where it goes, it’s so much fun for my son

  7. My little girls favourite toy at the moment is Her little times shape sorter. She is 18 months old and can identity the shapes and colours ever so fast on her own. Keeps her occupied for ages. Her fascination never seems to fade with it 🙂

  8. My son love anything motorbike related, and he also loves pushing
    his toy lawnmower around our garden 🙂

  9. My 2 children love their playmobil pirate island. They will sit & happily play for hours with it, i love how playmobil makes them use their imagination

  10. My son loves his superhero toys, he sits & plays with them for hours. I love listening to his imagination, his sister was exactly the same when she was little.

  11. If my son had to choose one toy to play with it would have to be his spike the dinosaur .. He loves dinosaurs

  12. My son is just starting to get in to Lego which he loves especially breaking it all up again.

  13. My childs favourite toy is the doc mcstuffins and lambie doll set, running up from that would be cleaning? She loves to play clean x

  14. A musical trumpet which plays the grand old duke of york, she marches round the house with it…so funny & cute 🙂

  15. my son is obsessed with trains and cars he is constantly runnin. round making car and train noises so cute he wont talk but he happily does a beep beep and a chuck a chuck a choo choo haha x

  16. My little man loves his swords loves pretending hes a pirate and has sword fights with his daddy 🙂

  17. My little girl has numerous toys that she loves must her favourite at the minute has to be her play house and tunnel set 🙂

  18. My kids love board games as we can all play together as a family and have great fun what ever the weather.

  19. Elivia would chose her paints she’s very creative but only has the floor to use as we don’t have a table or Easle x

  20. Lambie soft toy from Doc McStuffins. My son takes her everywhere and she ‘joins’ in all his games.

  21. My son loves all his toys but id say getting crafty making things or baking is his favourite thing to do

  22. The grandaughter loves her first pram with Peppa Pig, Iggle Piggle and Minnie Mouse all squashed in going for a trip round the room.

  23. Right now my youngest enjoys putting his big brothers cars down the mountain from the little tikes peak and railroad set just because it makes him laugh!

  24. My sons favourite toy at the moment is his water table. All summer we put different objects in such as dinosaur bones, water beads, soldiers and even froze dinosaurs in water balloons for a nice age excavation 🙂

  25. Lauren Pilkington

    galt frog in a box because it makes him jump and then laugh so much when he opens it and the frog jumps out

  26. ‘Doggie’ – which is a much loved soft toy (with most of the stuffing now missing as he has been loved nearly to death) – she wont sleep without him 🙂

  27. Are pet cats baba loves to sit at the window calling them cat cat cat oh and shoes any shoes but her own funny little baba

  28. My son loves his magnetic letters and board will happily spend all day spelling out words (he is 3 next month)

  29. Elsie (10mth) has just started walking and so loves her Vtech pushalong toy.

    Evie (2) is OBSESSED with pens…not crayons…not felt tips it has to be a pen!!!

    Jenson (3) is obsessed with motorbikes and quad bikes and loves building ramps for them to do jumps!

    And Ellie (9) of course is mad on all things Loom Bands!

  30. My little girl loves her bubbles at mo to the point almost obsessed with them. And loves cars

  31. My little boy loves his ride on car – he is an active active proper boy – likes cars and vehicles in general, likes bouncing , jumping, climbing and just being a boy 🙂
    His sister loves her dolls and books 🙂

  32. My lb is 2 1/2 yrs old and he is OBSESSED with guitars hes very musical just like his granda 🙂

  33. Our grandchildren love there dolls tractors farms riding their bikes and scooters and footballs,and outdoor things swings and slides and most of all they love Lego.

  34. My little boy loves his car garages, trucks & his train tracks! But drawing and making lots of pictures comes very close to his favourites too!♡

  35. My nearly 3 year old loves barbie at the moment and her 3 month old sister just loves to chew on her bib

  36. A set of 4 little white puppies. My daughter takes them everywhere with her in a bag! She says they need to be looked after so she needs to take them absolutely everywhere!

  37. My boy is turtle obsessed and has a Raphael that he calls his old school Raphael as its from original turtles release in 2002

  38. Thomas click and play train track he loves as he can pack it up and take it wherever he goes1

  39. My grandson is totally obsessed with the Ninky Nonk from in the night garden – he also loves cars

  40. it would be their toy cars. they absolutely love collecting cool looking cars and role playing with them

  41. My eldest’s is a figure from Assassins Creed & my youngest’s is a bee rattle that lights up & plays music 🙂

  42. My son loves the outdoors & idolises his dad. His favourite toy just now is his blower, so he can pretend to be dad working in the garden

  43. His trashpacks.. he just loves the strange figures that he says are smelly and live in the dustbin and plays for hours with them

  44. Joy Hewitt-Beeching

    My wee Ben’s favourite toy is his Lego Duplo building blocks, he has great imagination when it comes to building!

  45. Tobys proud mummy

    my little one just loves his bath crayons at the moment he is creating some real masterpieces every bathtime he loves the water playing with cups and pouring

  46. My son loves his brum brum he carries it every were with him it’s a small green mini x

  47. KInder Surprise eggs! She loves the surprise element of them and will sit and watch 20 minute videos of other children opening them every day!!! Would love to distract her with news toys and my little boy (so he does not have to suffer watching the videos anymore)
    thanks for the chance

  48. Lillie pops loves her smart chair, Im guessing as she feels like a ‘big’ girl sat in it

  49. My little girls favourite toy at the moment is her sensory ball she loves the texture and how she can roll it across the floor. Trouble is the dog loves it as well so had to buy him one as well

  50. Trains, My little boy just loves playing with trains and is really happy pushing them around a track.

  51. my youngest has a big thomas the tank engine etch a sketch. it’s got stamps to use on it and a button to play noises and make a track move atthe bottom. drives me mad , but little dude loves it

  52. My little girl loves her lambie teddy, she played with her all day and then takes her to bed.

  53. Natalie-anne white

    My 22 month old son is a massive dinosaur fan at the moment and has several dinosaurs of different sizes he likes to play with

  54. My little girls favourite toy at the moment are our sofa cushions. They are big and plumpy. Great for making a bouncy castle fit for a toddler.
    Fingers crossed for a new toy!

  55. My 2 year old great niece loves opening things like the jar containing buttons, or the tub of coloured pencils as she is very inquisitive, so she would love the Art Studio Desk.

  56. His push along cars because he loves cars and anything with wheels! And also loves drawing/scribbling

  57. My kids are obsessed with games consoles!! Xbox, tablets etc would love to have a deterrent, something thats gets them creative 🙂

  58. My little girl is 2 and a half and such a tomboy her fave toys are cars, trains and planes, dinosaurs and she cries if I try to put a dress on her lol 🙂

  59. michelle littlechild

    my little girl loves playing with her princess little peoples castle, my older boys im afraid its xbox lol

  60. My 4 yr old sons at the moment is his cars and garage and my 2yr old daughters is a bit of everything dolls and prams but mainly colouring on her brothers step 2 desk 🙂 x

  61. Her fave toy at the minute is a toy pram that believe it or not belonged to my aunt when she was small, even though its really small its so sturdy i can push her in it without a worry it will break, lovely to see her enjoying a toy that’s been past down through the family.

  62. My 2year old son loves his little thomas the tank hes had it over a year and it goes everywhere with him. X

  63. I’ve got to cheat and say that my children’s favourite toy is whatever they are playing with at that moment! It could be a stick, lego or bike…imagination is a great thing. 🙂

  64. My daughter at the moment plays with her older brother’s cars. She’s got lots of dolls and teddies but cars seem to be winning 🙂 She’s copying her brother a lot 🙂

  65. My son: anything train related as he loves them to bits
    My daughter: anything that is water related or messy ..she loves it

  66. I don’t have children myself, but my little nephew absolutely loves, at least at the moment, any kind of car racing toys. His current favourite is one where the track can be easily formed in any shape you want. He never stops playing with it.

  67. My daughter adores cbeebies and Thomas the tank engine 🙂 she absolutely love trains xx

  68. anne-marie wigley

    my grandson loves his minion cuddly toy i bought him-he’s obsessed with minions 😀

  69. Currently her scooter, she loves wizzing around on it, think she is going to be upset when winter comes!

  70. Jack is Thomas the Tank mad. His favourite at the moment is his take n play tracks that he can put together by himself to make a big circuit for all his trains!

  71. i dont know what they are called but, its a box with pins in and u can put your hand in or face and make shapes they love it.

  72. Both my sons are car or motorbike mad, that and action figures of any kind are their first port of call x

  73. Spider-Man blast and go…hours of simple entertainment has been had with that lately 🙂

  74. I take it that I should just not bother with this competition then. My first comment was deleted, and now my second is just sitting in limbo, awaiting moderation. Is there any particular reason I am not welcome?

    • Hi Edward, like many sites, we hold comments for moderation if you haven’t posted a previously approved comment on our site. Your comment was simply awaiting moderation, and thanks for stopping by – you’re very welcome!

  75. Duplo because the building possibilities are endless and I love that it works for both my 2 and 4 year old

  76. My little hero has a trio of sugar Moon teddy bears he called
    Gilbert, Gideon and Grace. They go everywhere with him
    He talks to them and tucks them up at night. When he goes to
    School he leaves them on his car seat and sits them on his
    Knee, he has a small Winnie the Pooh push chair which he
    Pushes them around in.

  77. Her doctors kit, she loves making us all better,
    I’m quite use to my stomach being exposed in public
    As she checks me over – no shame allowed

  78. He’s really into Play Doh and scribbling at the minute. Pushing all his little cars around the floor is a big hit too.

  79. Mt little boy’s favourite toy at the moment is his Lightning McQueen ride on – it even has to sleep in his bedroom!

  80. My grandsons are at the moment into Lego and have actually been known to play for hours with it they have now got the huge box my sons had when they were little and had just been stored away in my loft!

  81. he is loving simple stacking cups at the moment , amazing how the simplest things keep him happy x

  82. margaret moe dunlop

    our grandson vincent loves his ‘mr monkeysocks’ because his mummy made it for him & he chatters away to him before falling asleep every night x

  83. She doesn’t play with all those expensive toys that people have bought her and instead plays with my dustpan and brush.

  84. My Oldest daughter loves her dolls, my son loves his fire engine and my youngest wants to play with whatever the older two have!!!!

  85. My son’s Britains farm and tractors are what he plays with most, some passed down from his dad and new ones he got for Christmas

  86. My son is totally obsessed with cars, Dinky cars mainly. He secretes them everywhere, in his bed, in his bag in his pockets….

  87. My Little Man Adores His Cars!!he Plays Non-stop for over two hours at a time!!great for me,getting stuff done!!he has in excess of 100 assorted cars and lorries now and only 1 motorbike!!When he grows up he says he is going to drive all of the cars he has and take Mummy anywere she wants to go!!Bless XX

  88. At the moment its a wooden sandwich maker that you stick together with velcro. My cousin bought if from America. On the look out for new fillings.


  90. my son loves his action figures and my daughter loves her barbies, they often play together with them, goodies and baddies etc x

  91. My daughter adores her Minnie Mouse tent, she want to do everything in there & I mean everything! 🙂 and my son loves his Train track set 🙂

  92. My youngest daughter is 3 and absolutely loves her dolls, pushchair and dolls cot! Even though she has 2 older bros and a complete tomboy she has at least 1 of her babies with her everywhere she goes! She loves to play ‘Mummy’!

  93. my daughter whi is 4 loves her playhouse in the garden.she takles her books and gel pens and lots and lots of paper to draw and write with.she has her kitchen in there and regulaly makes me a hot choc or cuppa tea from her little play kitcjen with a fish finger sandwich which she has cooked from her play oven.when she is indoors it has to be her tea sets with all her dollies and teddies and me and her dad of course having her lovely hand made invisible cucumber sandwiches.she so loves this type of playing every day

  94. My eldest son the Nintendo DS (Mario Addict), my daughter Sylvanian Families or Barbies at the moment, and my youngest son anything with wheels! Car’s/trains he loves them all 🙂 x

  95. My eldest son loves to play with his WWE figures.
    My youngest son loves to play with his trains especially his Trackmaster Thomas.

  96. all four of my young grand-daughters love frozen – so I’d say their dressing up anna n elsa dresses

  97. My son loves his cars or anything with wheels! Has to have a new one every time we go to the shops. Constantly shouting a car every time he sees one! He’s 2 in two months and would love some new toys x

  98. My little boys favourite toy is his HUGE teddy bear his grandad brought for him when he was in my tummy. He asks to play with it everyday he loves jumping and cuddling upto it! 🙂

  99. Selotaping 2 toilet rolls together to make binoculars for my son and now he won’t go anywhere without them…

  100. My son absolutely loves playing with his toy dinosaurs. He lets his imagination run wild and comes up with all sorts of exciting stories.

  101. Bethanie Harrison

    Favourite toy is baby annabelle, Auntie has just had a baby and so loves taking care of her baby too!!

  102. Strangely enough a rubber washing up brush, he likes to chew on the end! He also loves looking at himself in the mirror 🙂

  103. The simple ones seems to be the best, A Ball. She has learnt that she can roll it and most importantly to THROW it! Fines that very funny!

  104. A toy phone because he has just learned that he can bash it off things and it makes a noise!

  105. My son loves his Minion soft toy and taks it everywhere. I think I have seen the films a couple of hundred times now 🙂 x

  106. My daughter is in love with her sticker books and stickers. She loves it when she gets any new ones, and finds it very relaxing.

  107. My granddaughter loves her Peppa pig dolls pushchair because she can put her upsy daisy doll in it and take it to the shop. (yes really lol)

  108. Always, always lego….. be it duplo then lego – it never fails to keep him entertained and some of the models he has made from his imagination or memory have been fabulous

  109. we are at the Drawing and creative stage at the moment, anything messy and involves glue 🙂

  110. Her Art desk because she likes to paint both her hands and put them on her paper. At playgroup she sets everybody off wanting to paint their hands.

  111. My sons favourite at the moment are his aeroplanes and my daughter is loving her push along walker as she is near to taking her first steps, eeek 🙂

  112. I has to be Lego.. my 2 year old has Lego friends that go on many adventures.. bin men.. riding lego rockets.. driving dinosaur cars.. etc!

  113. Playmobil as the fun never ends with the interchangeable pieces that go on many adventures around the world as my son’s imagination takes them on adventures far and wide.

  114. her fisher price musical chair, she loves to sit on the seat so as the music plays and stand up to stop it

  115. at the moment its Fins little cars that magnet together, hes such a boy, loves them CCCCCHHHHHARS!

  116. Emily Jayne Phipps

    My son loves his bricks and shape puzzles, he’s so inquisitive – I love to see him filling his time with educational play.

  117. My youngest monkey loves her smart trike and has a big grin on her face everytime we go out on it. However for my older girl monkeys it has to be their camcorder and their Barbies as they’re budding youtubers wanting to making Barbie stories

  118. Their scooters, I think because they are allowed to go to the shops on them occasionally (with me or my husband of course)

  119. My youngest grandson loves cars, spends hours lining them up on floor or window-sill. The other three just can’t get enough of Lego. Oldest grandson has just saved all his money for two years to buy the death star. Not sure who is enjoying building it most, him or his Dad 🙂

  120. Other than minecraft my sons favorite toy is his lego because he lets his imagination go wild and my daughter just loves to draw

  121. He loves playing with his cars. He has interactive ones thst make noises and they are his favourite

  122. My granddaughter currently loves her play kitchen where she enjoys making meals for the family, and her dog!

  123. my son carries around about 4 diecast cars around at a time, the other 156 live on the floor for me to stand on 🙂

  124. My twins are loving their Thomas the Tank Engine train set at the moment, it’s really good for sharing