JUNIOR DESIGN AWARDS 2020 GOLD WINNER: Best Creative Play (Crafts)
WHO: Of Unusual Kind – Paper Dolls
WHAT: A series of free downloadable illustrated paper doll templates that you can colour and create your own moveable paper doll with.
WHY: Our judges adored this set of printable doll templates that were created to give children stuck at home, easily accessible, free doll making activities during the pandemic. The judges praised Of Unusual Kind for their quick thinking and generous actions, that really demonstrate how positivity and kindness can be born of adversity. The panel thought these exquisitely detailed, hand draw doll designs had a wonderfully inclusive feel and would provide children with hours of endless crafting, colouring and role play fun.
WHERE: Of Unusual Kind
JUNIOR DESIGN AWARDS 2020 SILVER WINNER: Best Creative Play (Crafts)
WHAT: A modern poster, inspired by old naturalist boards, to discover and memorise insects.
WHY: Stickers! Every child loves stickers and this amazing poster kit includes 44 giant reusable illustrated stickers that will enthral children with their incredible detail and generous scale. Our judges loved the fun, educational aspect of this poster set and thought the topic of insects was really brought to life by the beautiful illustrations and fascinating facts. The end result is a beautifully designed supersize poster that the panel felt would make a wonderful addition to any child’s bedroom and would be something referred to again and again rather than a quick fix toy that gets thrown away when completed. Stylish, educational and fun!
JUNIOR DESIGN AWARDS 2020 BRONZE WINNER: Best Creative Play (Crafts)
WHO: Organised Chaos With Kids
WHAT: Homemade, eco-conscious play dough and play kits
WHY: Our judges loved this fresh and eco-friendly take on traditional play dough pots. These beautifully presented, hand stamped tins of hand made, toxic-free dough and the accompanying accessories really impressed the panel who felt that these kits provided a lovely, natural alternative to the existing mass market offering with the added bonus of charming, imagination stimulating accessories that would give children plenty of opportunity for free play. The founder’s commitment to using plastic free packaging that can be reused and recycled also scored highly with the judges.
WHERE: Organised Chaos With Kids