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Encourage your kids to get stuck in and keep them entertained right through the holidays with toys to draw, build, make and sew

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Keep them entertained (and out of the kitchen) on the big day with the best in kid's toys this Christmas
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Things have come a long way since Action Man and Barbie. Treat the kids to an action figure that will keep them entertained for many months to come this Christmas
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Protect little ones from the rain and wind this autumn with one of these jackets they won’t fight putting on
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Whether you’re an old hand at yoga or new to the exercise, this kit will help to perfect your poses
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Inspired by the action in the Premiership? Here are the crucial pieces of kit and training aides to get you match-ready
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Keep your pooch cool and healthy this summer when you're on the go and at home with these treats, toys and travel accessories
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As England take on India, here is our pick of the high-performing bats to help you up your run-count
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Keep kids (and big kids) busy on the beach with these sets that will help to sculpt sandy creations
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Grilling doesn’t have to mean bog-standard burgers and sausages. We find the cooking kits to liven up your al fresco offerings
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Whether you’re off to a festival or camping in the countryside, there’s a battery pack that will let you keep your phone and other gadgets charged
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Whether you’re after a rustic-looking wood burner, an efficient electric heater or a firepit that doubles-up as a barbecue, we find the contraptions to keep your outdoor space cosy
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If play at Wimbledon is inspiring you to take to the court, try one of these bits of kit. There’s gear for everyone, from first-time players to Murrays in-the-making
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Since very few of us get to escape DIY altogether, a cordless drill has become a staple in many households. For those that embrace DIY, it’s hard to think how you’d live without one.
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Enjoying the great outdoors need not mean roughing it. Here's our pick of seats for campers who value comfort
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Bring some warmth to your summer evenings in the garden and reduce your carbon footprint with eco-friendly, log-fuelled garden warmth.
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Whether you’re off to a festival, a weekend in the sun or some serious trekking at altitude, we find the kit to meet your camping needs
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Whether you’re pounding pavement, park or muddy trail, we’ve found the best footwear for the job, with expert picks by Sarah Russell, consultant editor of Running Fitness magazine
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Keep fit and healthy and have fun outdoors with our selection of trampolines
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Love the garden but hate what it does to your hands? Here's our round-up of gloves to keep your hands protected
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