Ways to play
Some kids just don't fit the mould.
Adele Hamilton, Editor Parent24 (Shawn Benjamin)
Two 16-year-olds get nostalgic in the back seat.

'Remember how we used to practise wrestling moves with your Action Man?'

'He was a beast, he had his own jeep!'

These two spent many hours playing on the carpet building elaborate tracks for toy cars, and trying to work out whether Action Man was stronger than a toy plastic rabbit from McDonald's. (The rabbit always won.)

My younger son is not a toy person at all. Give him a board game or a ball, and he's happy, but he never entered that world of the imagination that allows a plastic rabbit to win the wrestling match.

Visit our new toy hub on Parent24, to read all about toys, games and activities. Here are a few stories that might inspire you to look at toys and games with a fresh eye:

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See which toys we liked on our product review pages, and mail us your review to be in line for a prize!

So which toy or activity will your child be nostalgic about one day? We'll give the writer of the most interesting letter a head start on that next toy purchase with a R250 voucher from kalahari.net. Mail us now!

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