Thomas the Tank Engine was something that Mr. Boo loved from his childhood. The fond memories of the adventures from Sodor Island were something we were keen to share with our own children. The TV episodes and feature-length films have brought the characters to life. Alongside family days out to Thomas Land at Drayton Manor.
Each of the children has had a fondness for Thomas & Friends. With Piglet picking up the baton and enjoying some of Roo and Tigger’s Thomas & Friends Take ‘n’ Play trains. With Thomas & Friends crossing the generations and just as popular today as it was when the adventures were first written. We’ve put together a few gift guides for fans of Thomas & Friends…
Gift Ideas for fans of Thomas & Friends
Thomas & Friends Alpha-Phonics – Learn letters, sounds, and spelling with the Thomas Alpha-phonics. The easy-to-handle system features every letter in upper and lower case for quicker recognition. Children can select from Seven different play modes, including musical activities and play patterns to help memory
Thomas & Friends Flip and Learn Phone – A chunky classic flip-up phone in blue, with a backlit answer screen and image of Thomas and Percy. Call Thomas and his Sodor friends to hear their greetings. Includes games to help children with number and colour recognition – press. Kids can even pretend to take pictures with the camera-phone feature.
- Helps children with colour and number recognition.
- Helps with simple communication skills.
- Sturdy, solid design is ideal for preschool children
Ravensburger Thomas & Friends Clock Jigsaw Puzzle – Work throughout the day with Thomas and Friends. It’s night-time and the engines are settling down for a well-earned rest. That is until the day comes. Now its time to start work and help the passengers get to their destination. With rotating clock hands this is an ideal way to teach your child how to tell the time. High quality 60 piece cardboard jigsaw puzzle with a clock face.
Thomas & Friends My First Railway Pals Destination Discovery Playset – Get ready for an educational journey on the Island of Sodor featuring some of the most popular locations around the railway Thomas & Friends Railway Pals vehicles and train sets deliver fun-filled play that encourages development in toddlers through motor skills, thinking skills, academics and imagination. When toddlers roll Percy over the track activation points on this Destination Discovery train set, he’ll deliver sounds, songs, and phrases that teach letters, numbers, colours, and directions. Each of the set’s nine activation points will trigger distinct sounds and sayings – from cheerful songs and destination-themed content to helpful phrases that encourage children to count, find specific colours and understand a variety of letters.