<p><span>Find a magical piece of happiness for your child, friend or sibling with awesome </span><strong>kids toys</strong><span> from Yellow Octopus. Our toys know no boundaries. OK...so we won't promise that the</span><span>y </span><span>can come to life all on their own (See: Toy Story), so it's up to you to make them come to life! At Yellow Octopus we pride ourselves on stocking the </span><span>funnest</span><span> </span><span>toys for boys</span><span> </span><span>and girls toys Australia!<br><br></span></p>
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Every kid loves toys. Heck, even adults love them! Who wouldn't love a few hours of carefree abandon. Kids toys are an integral part of a child’s upbringing. They are not only fun and interactive, but they teach kids important skills to carry on in to later life. Things such as spatial awareness, motor skills, and problem solving skills can all be obtained from these humble bundles of fun. In a day and age where kids spend the majority of time online, on a tablet or watching television it's imperative to maintain a sense of play.

According to the Creative Institute, “Children need to have direct experience with the world in order to make sense of and learn about it.” One of the best ways they can achieve this is by interacting and playing with toys. Sometimes television is used as a tool to occupy children. Busy parents need something to keep the kids occupied. In fact, studies show that children watch an average of 30 hours of television a week. It’s too much screen time! It’s time for kids to get back to what they’re best at and that’s playing. They could play all day long. There are a lot benefits that come from toys and Yellow Octopus is fully aware of this. It doesn't matter how deep we move into the digital realm, you will never be able to replace the physical interaction with these fun devices.

Along with building self-esteem, kids toys can be the basis for friendships and children play with them in groups and with their friends. Children can also build and gain confidence as they play, as they gradually learn to master the things that they are interacting with. Furthermore, toys can help children to foster imagination and creativity. Many of the playthings that we stock allow input from the child, whether it is decorating something or building something, they can make it their own. Kids can take pride in what they create, and they love showing their parents all the cool stuff they have made with their own little two hands. There are all sorts of science experiments that will get those little brains active as well as boardgames, puzzles and collectible figurines.

It all really began with the classics such as Lego, Barbie, Matchbox Cars many years ago. Dolls used to be a staple in any girls bedroom. But the nature of things have changed. With technology has come a huge development in the kind of artificial simulation that is available. The world of make believe has got a whole lot bigger. There's now robots and transformers and artificial intelligence and virtual reality. The possibilities are simply endless. It's not just about Hasbro and Mattel anymore, the market is filled with innovative companies bringing progressive products into the marketplace, and Yellow Octopus is constantly scouring the globe for the latest and greatest stuff for kids that is in existence. If you grew up in a different era you will know that every little boy wanted a train set, now they want a electric car!

Not all of our kids toys are educational. We have heaps there that are there simply for fun! There are so many cool ones to choose from for birthday presents or gifts for Christmas. Their smile will light up after unwrapping one of our unique and quirky trinkets. Our electronic toys are always popular with kids in 2017 who are up with all the modern gadgetry. There are a lot of kids games and puzzles too that are sure to invoke some creative genius.

Whether it’s an old school toy that you would have used as a child or a new-fandangled technological contraption, the world of playthings is endless and magical. Yellow octopus has all the different categories covered, including DIY & Construction toys, remote control toys, electronic toys, scientific, games & puzzles, figurines and even plush toys and teddy bears. No matter what the age of your child, or where their interests lie, you’ll be sure to find a toy for their needs at Yellow Octopus.

Girls Toys

Girls are different to boys, there's no denying it. And what excites them is much different. They also develop at a different rate. We've taken out the hard work to get something to match their feminine touch. We're not saying that girls can't play with racing cars too, it's just that most prefer a doll! Whicher toy girls prefer, they're sure to find an awesome toy here. 

Toys For Boys

These little tackers are all rough and tumble. They slip and fall then get right back up. They'll be going a million miles an hour, blink and you'll miss 'em. These guys are all about racing cars, robots and remote control stuff. Dinosaur toys are also a firm favourite of young lads. Anything big and loud is exciting to them. Rather than playing Playstation or XBOX for hours on end, why not encourage your boys to spend some time playing with some cool toys instead?