Christmas gifts



Science Kits added

Judy Karpathakis - Monday, October 13, 2014

Calling all the budding young scientists out there! We have added a few really exciting science kits to our website for children 8 years and 10 years and above. Build your own volcano, discover ecology, plant your own plants without soil, make your own electromagnet - the choice is yours.

Hint for parents - these kits make super Christmas gifts!



Exciting New Additions Coming Soon!

Judy Karpathakis - Monday, August 25, 2014

We have been hard at work finding some new and exciting products to give you more variety to choose from.

We will soon be adding items from GROW, as well as the SMARTMAX and Zoob ranges and gardening and cooking/baking kits for children and much more!

Check back often for our new products and don't forget to like and follow our facebook page where we will post updates on all our new products

New Idem Smile educational toy catalogues

Judy Karpathakis - Thursday, August 22, 2013

Idem Smile was recently bought by Rand Plastics (Pty) Ltd and as a consequence has been reviewing their product catalogue. New draft catalogues have been issued for the various areas of childhood development.

To view the new draft catalogues, please visit our facebook page

Products added: Planx and VIGA

Judy Karpathakis - Thursday, May 02, 2013

We have added products to the Planx and VIGA catalogues. 

Planx is a proudly South African brand manufacturing wooden blocks and other wooden items in the Western Cape. The flagship product is simply called Planx and consists of 50, 100, 200 or 400 identically sized wooden pieces that can be used to construct amazing structures, as simple or complex as you wish. The range also includes more traditional wooden construction blocks as well as other wooden educational products.

VIGA is an imported range of high quality wooden educational toys and puzzles decorated in bright colours and patterns - this range would make a great addition to any toy box or classroom.

Gorgeous Puzzles

Judy Karpathakis - Monday, April 15, 2013

These are not just for kids - we have puzzles for the older children looking for a challenge or adults too!

Until I manage to load all the products, please download and browse through these catalogues:

Adult Puzzles 1

Adult Puzzles 2

Adult Puzzles 3

RGS Children's Wooden Puzzles

Melissa Doug Puzzles

Penguin and Ladybird Books now available

Judy Karpathakis - Wednesday, April 10, 2013

We are very excited to announce that we now also supply the full range of Penguin and Ladybird books.

While we are working to upload the books to our website, you can download the 2 catalogues below and browse through the books available for 0-3 years and 4-6 years. We also have books for older children, as well as the entire range of Spot books (by Eric Hill), Mr. Men and Little Miss books as well as Raold Dahl.

Please use the "Contact Us" form to enquire about books or to order, or e-mail us.

Penguin/ Ladybird Books Age 0-3

Penguin/Ladybird Books Age 4-6

New Products

Judy Karpathakis - Thursday, March 07, 2013

We are pleased to announce that we have added a significant number of new products and brands to our range, including Melissa & Doug, RGS Smartplay (including some beautiful puzzles for adults) and VIGA. Unfortunately it takes some time to source product images and add all the products to the website. While we are busy working on that, please contact us if you are looking for a specific product - we respond to all queries within 24 hours.

We will try to post teaser catalogues for these products as soon as possible.


Judy Karpathakis - Thursday, February 07, 2013

Our couriers have increased their prices again with effect from 1 February 2013. If you are ordering a smallish item (or items), rather submit your order as a quote to enable us to find the cheapest possible shipping prices for your order.

Please note that Soweto, Lenasia and Johannesburg South now falls under "rest of Gauteng" and not under Johannesburg.

Phonix in a Box

Judy Karpathakis - Monday, August 20, 2012

We now also supply the range of Phonix in a Box flashcards and phonic workbooks. These products are excellent tools to improve literacy and are already used by a number of schools.

New range added - Greenbean educational products

Judy Karpathakis - Thursday, July 26, 2012

We are now also authorised resellers for the Greenbean range of educational products. We will be adding the individual products to our website to order soon, but have uploaded the catalogue for you to browse through until then. Click here to download the catalogue.

Should you wish to order any of these products, or if you require more information, please contact us by phone or e-mail (see our Contact page)