Nursery Today magazine

Winners of the Practical Pre-School Awards are announced

After months of testing and evaluating the results, the winners of the Practical Pre-School Awards were announced at a ceremony in Birmingham this morning

With a huge number of entries from over 100 different companies, the Practical Pre-School Awards are one of the most respected and coveted awards in the entire nursery industry. Tested by childcare professionals, the results are viewed as a measure of what’s good and what’s not in a field that is swamped with choice. The results relating to the nursery industry are:

Childcare Category
Overall Winner - Hippychick Ltd - Hippychick Mattress Protectors
Gold Award Winners:
- Baba Me Ltd - Bumgenius Freetime Cloth Nappy
- Baby & More - Coocoose by Coochi
- Binatone Telecom PLC - Motorola MBP 28 Multicam
- Brush-Baby Ltd - Brush-Baby Chewable Toothbrush
- BundleBean Ltd - BundleBean Original
- Cuddledry - Cuddledry Baby Apron Towel
- Hauck Fun For Kids Ltd - Hauck Babycenter Travel Cot
- Hippychick Ltd – Jamm
- Hippychick Ltd – Totseat
- Hippychick Ltd – Hipseat
- Konfidence - Konfidence Original Buoyancy Jacket
- Mabyland Ltd - Trek Snuggle Carrier
- Mama Designs Ltd - Babasac Multi Tog baby Sleeping Bag
- Minene UK Ltd - Mibooster Cushion
- ShadeMe - Baby Shade
- Sunproof / KoolSun - Shelta Mini UV Protector
- The Buggysnuggle Company – Buggysnuggle
- Trunki – Paddlepak

Toys and Games 0-3 years
Overall winner - Tolo Toys Ltd – Pop Up Farmhouse

Gold Award Winners
- Great Gizmos - MiniLina & MiniLotta Plush Dolls
- Leapfrog - Learn & Groove Music Player
- Mattel (Fisher-Price) - Fisher Price laugh & Learn Dance & Play Puppy
- Tolo Toys Learning Ltd - Tolo Polar World Set
- Vtech Electronics - Toot-Toot Drivers Garage
- Asco Educational Supplies - Hide and Seek Beehive

Award winners will all be highlighted in the official awards brochure and circulated to all subscribers of the Practical Pre-School and Primary Teacher Update Magazines. Details are also available online at

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