Award Category: Puzzles

28 Sep

Winner:  Zip-It

By: Bananagrams Inc

Age Suitability: 7 years+

Price:  £14.99

Stockist:,, John Lewis, Waterstones

More Information:

Description: Zip-It is a two player crossword race – Play one hand in as little as 20 seconds!  Zip-It features 24 high quality letter cubes packaged in a unique cloth pouch with scoring zips.

What the testers said: ‘The children compared it to ‘Scrabble’ and said it was ace!’ and ‘Good value for money and makes an excellent travel game’


Highly Commended:  Bananagrams

By: Bananagrams Inc

Age Suitability:  7 years+

Price:  £14.99

Stockist:,, John Lewis, WH Smith, Waterstones

More Information:

Description: A fast and fun anagram game that drives players bananas!  Requiring no pen or paper or board, it comes in a small portable banana shaped pouch.  Perfect for kids from 7 to 107.   Also available in a variety of languages plus a new London 2012 edition, as well as a jumbo version ideal for outdoor play.

What the testers said: ‘A fun educational game for older children that adds fun and the element of competiton’

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