Great for learning, creating and supporting motor skills - beads make for a versatile choice when it comes to toys. From Swedish brand Playbox, comes a whole host to pick from; the bead sets come in their own containers, making tidying and storing them away easy. There’s lots of different sizes and fun colours from rainbow to pastels. Watch out for the special eco-friendly beads made entirely from sugar cane, and the matching pin boards for play and display. Little ones will love making all sorts of items from models to jewellery and the sets are a great way to kick-start creative pursuits after school.