– Awards seek out the top ten toys to get kids outside this summer –
The Outdoor Playtime Awards 2015, which see ten toys crowned the absolute must-haves for this summer, have teamed up with the UK’s children’s radio station, Fun Kids, as an official media partner. The Awards’ judging panel of pint-sized play experts will now be overseen by Fun Kids Radio presenter, Bex Lindsay, who joins Toyologist Peter Jenkinson and YouTube sensation, Beau of “Beau’s Toy Farm”. The ten winning toys will be revealed ahead of the school summer holidays.
As well as announcing the shortlist and ultimately the ten winners in June, the station will also be talking up the judging day in The Club with Bex. Online, Fun Kids Radio will be regularly sharing editorial pieces regarding the Awards and entrants and the entire affair will be promoted to the 30,000+ readers of their weekly newsletter.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to have such a great media partner on-board to help us spread the word about outdoor toys, we’re counting down the sleeps to judging day right now!” says Co-Organiser of the Awards, Lesley Singleton.
Joe Friel of Fun Kids Radio adds “We’re delighted to be a part of this event, we’re huge advocates of getting the kids up and about, and we know our listeners are full of energy. These dedicated awards to outdoor play will be great fun.”
Fun Kids is the UK’s only children’s radio station. Listen on DAB Digital Radio in London and across the rest of the UK online at www.funkidslive.com – They enjoy 337,000 listeners each week and around 200,000 unique visitors to the website every month. Bex hosts The Club, which airs every weekday from 4pm – featuring great music, cool prizes, celebrity interviews and shout-outs.
The Outdoor Playtime Awards 2015 are open for entry until 01 May 2015. One winner in each of the specially created categories will make it onto the must-have list of ten products to guarantee an action-packed summer of outdoor playtime fun. The categories are:
|· Climbing & Adventure· Sport & Splash Fun
· Outdoor ‘Board’ Games
· Flying Toys
|· Trampolines· Preschool Outdoor Play
· Battle & Blaster Toys
· Houses, Tents & Hideaways
· Nature & Science
A shortlist decided by the panel in May will be taken forward to the final judging day in June and the ten winning outdoor toys will be revealed shortly afterwards. As well as the exposure through Fun Kids Radio, a video showcasing the judging process and winning toys will be released on social media.
Full details of how to enter the awards can be found at www.outdoorplaytimeawards.co.uk.