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      01.03.2014 13:44
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      Ok for a ten minute play

      We got Mr Potato Head for Christmas but it's only really come in to play recently. I remember wanting this as a child, every year marking the page in the Argos Catalogue, yet never getting it, so when I saw it on offer in Morrisons I bought it for our at the time two year old daughter. The box was branded as Playskool and it said it was suitable for 2+ so I thought it'd also come in for our one year old very soon.

      What you get
      In this set, you essential get a lot of parts. Namely The Potato body, a round set of blue feet, a black bowler style hat, specs, eyes, nose, mouth, I think a tongue, hands and a moustache. Each part fits into a hole with a peg so it is easy to assemble.

      In play
      We normally set him up properly, as pictured then disassemble and put him together all topsy turvey then put him right again. My daughter likes to draw him too when he is all together. Most parts are easy to attach but more challenging is the moustache which effectively hangs from the nose peg. I can't work out the mouth as there is a toothy grin and then also a tongue and you can only use one at once. The spectacles are fun as they fit on the head and hang from the ears if they are in the right place. A final nice touch is the back of the potato opens as a storage unit and you can keep the parts not in play in there. The catch is a bit simple and I have pulled the door off a couple of times and also pushed it inwards but it is easy to fix. There are more holes than you need which helps with making up a jumbled Mr Potato Head so there is a bit of variety possible.

      My thoughts
      You can't really get this game wrong, it is quite good fun but the fun doesn't last for long. After ten minutes of play and after she has sketched him my daughter asks if he does anything else. The answer is no! There are no batteries so nothing electronic about this toy which is perhaps a mixed blessing.

      Popular, I wanna be pop-u-lar!
      Obviously Mr PH became more popular with the Toy Story films, and I am looking forward to buying that box set for our daughter now she plays with Mr PH the film will seem more real to her when she watches it.

      Price
      I paid around £4 for this toy. I don't think it is worth much more. I note that you can get Star Wars and Spiderman versions of this but they are a LOT more expensive!

      Final word
      This toy is OK but a little bit limiting. It has however, stood the test of time so perhaps it is a timeless gift. Most kids will come in to contact with one of these but I think it will only really appeal to toddlers before it is boring and not something they want to play with.

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      11.11.2013 21:48
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      cheap but very good quality. A toy for many ages to play with.

      Mr Potato head is one of the toys I remember as a child and they are still going strong now. Hasbro first brought these out in 1952 and over the years the style has changed slightly but still the same principal of dressing him up. This was also the first toy to ever be advertised on TV and has since gone on to being a movie star as you may recall seeing him in the Toy story films.

      My daughter was given this as a birthday present recently but having looked up the price you can get one for a fair price of £7 in Asda where you can also get a Mrs Potato head.

      The pack comes with all the parts you need to put him together all of which seem to be made of good quality thick plastic. It must be good to have lasted more then a day in this house too.

      Mr Potato head has an oval brown coloured body which has a flap to open in the back so you can store all the parts inside it. He has blue shoes two arms, a tongue, nose, eyes, mustache teeth ears, glasses and a hat.
      Each part has a plastic pin type piece, which isn't sharp or harmful and you simply slot each part into the slot on the body. My daughter can do this easily now and even though the parts fit in tightly she can easily remove them again to move them about. Her brother has taught her to make him into an alien so Mr Potato has teeth for ears and eyes instead of a mouth etc.

      I've seen other Mr Potato head's available in star wars theme and spiderman themes but you can't beat this good old classic Mr Potato Head.

      Hours of fun play with this toy which is easy to store and easy to play with. Would make a lovely Christmas present for any kids aged 2 years plus.

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        20.01.2013 10:34
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        Great little toy that you can mix and match the different parts to create various guises

        Having a daughter who likes to watch Peppa Pig most of the time, I tried to broaden her horizons a little, yes I felt she was ready to view the wonder that is...Toy Story. We watched Toy Story (she's only three so she didn't sit through it all in one sitting) and it wasn't long before she started to recognise all the characters by name. I felt her birthday had turned into a Peppa Pig fest with the amount of presents she got in that theme, so I decided to buy her something Toy Story related to break the monotony up a little. I looked around online for some of the characters, but at that particular time the main characters of Woody and Buzz were way out of my price range. It was then that I thought about Mr Potato Head, and how much I loved playing with him as a child. I did a quick search on amazon.co.uk and found one within the price range I was looking to spend (no more than £20), so I ordered it.

        == What is it? ==

        Mr Potato Head is a plastic body in the shape of a potato, with various parts that you can stick into him to create different looks. He is hollow and has a little door on the back for storing spare parts. The parts you get in this particular pack include; a green baseball cap, eyes, ears, arms, blue feet smiley mouth, tongue(so you can have him sticking his tongue out), red nose, moustache(you clip this onto the back of the nose, you can't have this on when he's got his tongue sticking out though), and yellow sunglasses. The parts are quite sturdy and in the hands of my three year old daughter I have had no problems. Lily has never been a child for putting things in her mouth, but if your child is prone to doing this, I suggest you supervise his/her use of the product as they do present a choking hazard if swallowed.
        Mr Potato Head first came onto the market back in 1952, at first it was a selection of pieces which you could stick into a real potato. When child safety laws came into place(the pieces were rather sharp), it was further developed with a plastic body in the shape of a potato. I had one of these toys 30 something years ago, when I was a child, I used to stick the pieces into a real potato for a different effect when I somehow managed to lose the body. The toy is designed so each part fits into each hole, so for instance if you wanted to, you could stick an arm protruding from the top of his head, or you could stick his eyes where his nose should be.
        Through my teens I had forgotten all about Mr Potato Head and it was thanks, mainly due to the popularity of Disney's iconic film, Toy Story that this toy has seen somewhat of a resurgence in popularity.

        == Price ==

        I paid £9.99 including delivery for this little guy from amazon.co.uk and you can also purchase different accessories from the same site relatively cheaply if you look about. I wouldn't say it was a bad price for it, but I do wish I had bought an accessory pack, the possibilities of the different looks you can make with him are endless.

        == Verdict ==

        Lily loves this toy, it proudly sits next to her T.V and she always changes some feature of him each day. This is not a toy she plays with a lot, she comes and goes with it, but each day he always looks a little different. I think this is a good toy to help with your child's fine motor skills and also to help develop their imagination. I will be purchasing more of these products, possibly the accessories packs and maybe a Mrs Potato Head, as I think on its own, your child is pretty limited on what he/she can do with it, hence the reason Lily only really changes a bit here and there each day then it gets left on the shelf.

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          06.11.2012 21:09
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          A great toy which has been around for years and is sure to be popular for years to come.

          Earlier in the year Tesco had their toy department included as part of their clubcard voucher exchange and so I thought I'd have a look for presents for my twins 2nd birthday. I came across the Mr and Mrs Potato Head toys who are suitable from 2 years, as I was ordering online I didn't get to choose which version I got but was pleased when I unpacked it to find I had the 'Mr' version. I was familiar with the toy from the Disney Toy Story films which I love and thought it would be nice for the girls to recognise one of the toys as their own when they watch it.

          What do you get?
          Included in Mr Potato Head is his body (although when this toy was first invented you had to use a potato as the body!) and an assortment of body parts and accessories. The body parts are arms, eyes, nose, teeth, tongue and ears. You then also have a cap, shoes, glasses and moustache to make your own unique Mr Potato Head look. All parts are made of sturdy plastic and are bright colours to engage your little one during play, for example he has a green cap, blue shoes and a shiny red nose.

          Playing with Mr Potato Head
          One of my girls loves this toy and the other really isn't interested, which saves fighting over it! Mr Potato Head is great for teaching parts of the body and where they are. The pieces have to be pushed into the holes on Mr Potato Head's body and my little girl at just over 2 does struggle with this and needs me to help with some of them. If I try to put them in the wrong place I get an 'oh no!' until I put them where they should be. I was initially worried that the glasses would break as they didn't seem to be that flexible but they are still in one piece despite quite rough handling.
          When you have finished designing Mr Potato Head the pieces not attached to his body can be stored inside him via the opening on his back. This is a great idea as we have so many pieces from different toys it is nice to have them tidy in one place, it also makes it an ideal toy for when we go away.

          Price and Availability
          As at November 2012 this toy is £9.97 at Tesco and is included in their clubcard voucher exchange promotion. It is also available from retailers such as Amazon where is it currently £10.49. I only paid £6.97 for mine earlier in the year which I think is a more reasonable price for it.

          Would I recommend?
          Yes, it is a good quality fun toy but it's a shame the price has increased by so much. I'm sure my girls will be playing with it for years to come.

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          12.04.2012 16:49
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          Great toy that offers hours of fun

          My son was given a Mr Potato Head for christmas by his Grandparents, my Nan said that when my Mum was a child that you could only buy the face pieces, arms and legs and that you has to use a real potatoe, I imagine this left quite a bit of mess and a lot of mouldy potaoes lying around.

          Mt Potao Head is one of those toys that most children seem to have and it is a firm favourite in our house.
          We have the classic Mr Potato Head he comes with a brown potato body, that has a small hatch at the back for storage of the other bits you get, which means that pieces can be kept together and they do not get lost. It also comes with eyes, yellow glasses, 2 pink ears, a set of white teeth, a red tongue, a large red nose, two white arms, a set of blue shoes, a black moustash and a green baseball cap. The point of the toy is to encourage creativity , to swap and change face and body parts, by putting them in the vairous holes and to make funny combinations. My son enjoys putting the pieces in the wrong places such as the eyes in the baseball hat hole and then laughing.

          The product is made of sturdy, brightly colour plastic and is easy to keep clean with a quick wipe with a damp cloth. The product is designed for children aged 2-8 years old, it is currently retailing on Amazon for £4.87, but they are widely available and the prices depend on where you buy them from.

          The toy is very educational as it encourages your child to put the face and body pieces in the correct place and it also helps them to then identify the toys parts with their own body parts. The pieces are quite chunky, but a few of them can be a little stiff to remove, such as the nose and eyes. I would recommend supervising smaller children whilst playing as the ears and tongue are quite small and can easily be put in your childs mouth. The hatch on the back of Mr Potatoes Body has an annoying tendancy to fall off, which means I am constantly fixing it back on, this is my only gripe with the product overall.

          There are loads of different Mr Potato Head you can by nowadays, such as Spud Lightyear and Darth Tater, these vary in price and the pieces are all interchangable. You can also buy a Mrs Potatoe Head, so the possibilities are pretty much endless.

          Overall I think this is a great toy, that my son loves to play with and it is also educational, whilst being fun. It offers fun for all ages, and a know a few adults who have bought the Darth Tater. I would recommend this toy to others.

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          06.01.2012 23:09
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          Mr Potato Head

          Mr Potato head is a really cool toy that I loved from my childhood and one that I still have for my kids to play with today. My parents recently moved house and so had a big clear out and gave me a whole load of my old toys and this was one of them which I was really pleased to find again.

          According to an article I read Mr Potato head was invented and developed by George Lerner in 1949 and was produced by Hasbro in 1952. It was originally produced as separate plastic parts that were meant to be stuck into actual real potatoes so I guess hence the name, Mr Potato head but government regulations forced Hasbro into making a plastic potato instead.

          The toy then comes with a brown plastic body which is the potato and various plastic body parts. These include eyes, glasses, ears, a nose, arms and feet. I had the classic Mr Potato head which had just simple versions of these but I gather nowadays you can buy lots of different Mr Potato head varieties such as Mrs Potato head, a Toy Story Mr Potato head and one with monster parts.

          The body parts are very easy to attach to the body. Basically the body has holes in it and the parts come with little plastic pegs on the end that stick into the holes. The great thing about all the parts is that they are interchangeable so you can put feet on heads and ears on noses and really come up with some wild and wacky creations guaranteed to give you hours of fun.

          I love my old school classic Mr Potato head but you can pick up one in stores now starting at about £12 and I would recommend it as they are a really fun toy.

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            26.12.2011 14:11
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            Potato toy

            Mr Potato Head was a toy from my youth and one that I classed as a 'retro' toy. When shopping for my niece's second birthday a year and a half ago, I was surprised to stumble across the modern day version of the toy (as well as various other alternatives too - for example, Mrs Potato Head!). As the toy is suitable for ages 2 years plus, I couldn't resist buying one for her. The toy was priced at £5, which I thought was great value for a toy that I knew I had gained great enjoyment from in my childhood.

            The idea of the toy is that you have a plastic potato (I know, sounds boring!) and various attachments that can be used to make the potato into a person (well, a potato-person). The toy comes in a plastic box, through which you can see the various parts to the toy. Within the box you get the potato body part, two arms, pair of shoes, nose, teeth, moustache, ears, eyes, hat, glasses and a tongue. This is a lot more than I had years ago when I had mine - it was a lot more basic! The toy has clearly evolved over time! Another improvement that has been made is that there is a storage compartment in the body and all the pieces can be stored inside. This is great as it keeps everything safe and in one place so prevents loss of any of the parts - which would ruin the toy.

            The toy is well made and the parts made of hard plastic - these are durable and not easy to bend/break/snap. The parts fit easily into the potato without having to apply too much force so my niece doesn't get frustrated at all. This really encourages children to use their hands and fingers precisely. My niece loved the toy, particularly as she loves the Toy Story films, where Mr Potato Head features. Even now, at three and a half, she still plays with the toy from time to time. The toy remains in great condition as the parts are so well made, no fading of colours or pieces broken off. It is also really easy to keep clean as all parts can be wiped easily.

            Mr Potato Head brings great enjoyment to my niece as she makes up the face and laughs at it. It is not only fun, but holds some educational value too - it helps children learn and recognise body parts and where they belong on the body. My niece loved to play with the toy but, it must be said, it didn't really hold her attention for too long. I think this is because the set is limited to just one of each facial feature so, once you have put them into the potato there is not a lot more you can do. She did play with it like a doll for a bit too though. You can but the facial parts separately and, once we bought a few more to add to her collection, she gained much more entertainment by combining the sets to make different 'silly' combinations.

            I think that this set would have benefitted from having at least two of every part in there so that the child is faced with options and has to make independent choices. Even if this meant that the set cost £7-£8 I think this would improve the set vastly and add to the enjoyment factor. One of the great things about the toy is that it is suitable for boys and girls alike and it can be enjoyed by an array of ages - from 2 to about 5 or 6 I would say.

            Overall, a lovely toy that is fun to play with and has some learning benefit too. It is a lovely idea for a stocking filler or small gift and one that will last well.

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              19.02.2011 17:54

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              brilliant valued toy she hasn't tired of

              We bought this toy for our daughters second birthday thinking that she would probably bore of it but at the bargain price of £3.99 it didn't matter and now nearly 4 years old she still plays with it.

              Mr potato head is a great educational toy, we have used it to teach colours and body parts and of course it encourages coordination. The potato is well potato shaped in brown and has a door at the bum area to keep the parts it. The parts to go with it are a green hat, set of eyes, red nose, brown moustache, teeth, tongue, 2 pink ears, 2 arms and blue feet. There are holes in the potato for all the parts to go in and a long hole for the feet so he can stand at different angles.

              The parts are either hard plastic or rubbery and are very robust, nearly 2 years of playing with and barely a mark on it. The only fault with it is that the door to put the parts in has been opened and closed that many times now that it pulls off in your hand.

              One of my daughters favourite games is for her Daddy to put the parts in the wrong holes making Mr potato head look very silly and then for her to correct and tell Daddy how silly he is. She never bores of this toy and no doubt we will soon be teaching her younger sister with it.

              Highly recommended

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              I brought the Mr. Potato head made by playschool that I am reviewing from Argos for 2 for £15. It does say toy story 3 on it but it's modelled on the classic Mr. Potato head. It states it's for age 2+ due to small parts. I'm sure almost everyone reading this knows about Mr. Potato head.
              I grew up with toy story and didn't actually know that Mr. Potato head was around long before toy story until recently.

              Mr Potato Head comes in a see through box cheerful looking with all of his facial features already made up. As a lot of toys I believe there is way too much packaging to get in to it that is not needed but once you finally get to him the excitement begins.
              With the main body you receive
              Hat
              Glasses
              2 ears
              2 sets of eyes
              2 arms
              2 noses
              2 moustaches
              Teeth
              Lips
              Feet

              The main part of the toy is modled on a potato and is round and light brown with holes all around it to accommodate the parts to be inserted.

              On the left and right sides there a two holes for ears and arms. On the top is a hole for a hat.

              Three holes in the front of the potato for eyes, mouth and moustache. Also a slit at the bottom for the feet to attach.

              Obviously this is the fun of it each accessory can be placed anywhere to let the fun and imagination begin. The parts are very easy to insert all around the main body so my daughter needed no help to play. There is a compartment at the bottom of the potato to store the spares that are not being used for when it's tidied away which is very handy to make sure parts do not get lost.

              My little princess loves it she is 20 months old but is always watched while playing with it. My eldest boy is 3 and also loves playing with it showing his sister some fun combinations and he is toy story crazy so loves this toy for that fact even more.

              I would recommend it as although they loose interest quickly each time they play it does continue to come out of the toy box to be used a few times a day so is a very well used toy.

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              12.08.2010 03:06
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              Great decoration

              When I was a kid growing up there were a few toys that I had always wanted but my parents for reasons unknown to me never got for either me or my brothers. The Mr. Potato Head was one of those. So when I had children of my own the Mr. Potato Head was a given must.

              When I bought my daughter her version of Mr. Potato head he came in a rather flimsy box that once the contents were removed would not really hold its own shape. Needless to say the box for poor Mr. Potato head has long since been recycled. My daughter played with her Mr. Potato Head for a few weeks then she slowly lost interest in it. I was not sure if it was that she only had the original Mr. Potato Head with out all the extra's and was not able to dress him up in as many different ways as she wanted, but for a short time he was her toy of choice.

              Now on to the actual functionality of the toy. When my daughter was done playing with here's she would toss it into her toy box where poor Mr. Potato Head would loose some of his parts. Needless to say it was quite a chore to find all his parts for the next time that she wanted to play with him. Now mind you there was a nice little storage area on his bum but it would not hold all the pieces and so you still found your self searching for the missing pieces. I think that this would have been a much better product had it come with a nice little storage net to keep all the pieces safe and sound and together.

              It seems that I remember this toy being so much more fun that what it actually was. As I played with my daughter with it I realized that what you can do is limited to what additional sets you have purchased. Not willing to purchase any other sets we were really limited. I now see why my parents would never waste money on this toy as it was very basic that really does not hold the attention of a child for any great length of time.

              As an adult I find him a novelty and a collectors item. More fit to sit on a desk as a decoration than it is a toy. I can honestly not say what they were thinking with this toy. The pieces you get with this toy is a hat a mouth 2 sets of eyes 2 hands one set of feet as well as a moustache and a pair of glasses. The problem with this toy is that there is just not enough to do with it. More of a decoration than a toy.

              As Time has gone buy it has become just as I have stated a cute little collectors item that sits on her shelf above her desk. On occassion I will see that she has put his hat on his foot or his feet on his head. Other wise I have to say that this is really just a novelty toy.

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              20.07.2010 22:55
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              A great little toy!

              We bought Mr Potato Head for my daughter's second birthday, but I was too excited to wait and I ended up giving it to her early. She'd had a tough day. It was the day of the dreaded MMR and as brave as she had been; she was quite miserable. So I wanted to both distract and cheer her up. Mr Potato head was given to her and she was delighted.

              He's been around the house now for over two weeks and he still gets daily play. That may not sound like a lot, but two year olds are very fickle in regards to their toys and so for something to be played every day is quite an acheivement.

              I think that most people reading this review will be quite familiar with the toy. It's been around for many years. It was in fact invented in 1949, so it is as old as most of the Dooyooers (Maybe there are a few exceptions!) And according to Wiki, Mr Potato Head has the honor of being the first toy advertised on television. But enough of the padding. If you're reading here, then you're probably wondering what the toy is like, so I will explain.

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              Inside your clear box, you will find Mr Potato Head already looking quite cheerful with all of his facial features already attached, but when you take everything out of the box then the fun begins. The main part of the toy is a light brown round shape. The potato obviously. The potato has different holes all over the body and this is where you can let your creative side show.

              Our own Mr Potato head has had arms for hair, lips for nose, he over accessorises, sometimes he's rather bald. Sometimes he wears a hat. It's all good clean fun. For a small child, the pieces are eay to clip in and out of the holes.

              There is also a little flap in the bottom where you can put all of the parts that you are either not using, or you can just use it for storage. It's so convenient. I use it all the time when I am tidying up after the children. It must be noted that the little parts will get everywhere, but they are quite good for small children as they are all too big to be a real choke hazzard (My daughter is awful for putting things in her mouth)

              I think as a toy, it's really fun. It sits on my daughter's window sill when she is not using it and it really is cute. He makes me smile! Mr Potato Head is also really popular at the moment as he is one of the stars in the new Toy Story movie.

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              I bought our toy from Asda for £5 a few weeks back. I know that Tesco also had them at the same price as I liked the toy so much that I bought another for a friend's child too.

              I would thoroughly recommend Mr Potato Head to everyone. His appeal is limitless. My two year old loves it. My three year old loves it and my twenty-eight year old self is partial to a little play sometimes too!

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                a childs must have toy

                When i think of the many varieties of childrens toys, Mr Potato Head is definately one of those toys that every child seems to have at some point! I got my daughter her first Mr Potato Head as a little stocking filler at Christmas and it was just the basic one.

                Mr Potato Head is basically a plastic potato with holes in various places and a hatch in the back. It is made with extremely tough plastic which makes it durable for children to play over and over with. In the box came the potato and various body parts - eyes, nose, mouth, arms, feet and hat. There are so many different parts, some comical such as the glasses with nose and moustache attached or mouths with tongues hanging out, that kind of thing.

                The child can make funny faces and this is great for their creative imaginative side! My daughter likes to make the silliest faces she can, and puts his feet on his head etc.

                The hatch in the potatoes back i think has two uses - either storing the pieces in or as a money box. I say this as there is a large slot on top of his head which is perfect for a coin to fit through. I haven't kept the packaging so i'm unsure if thats the case, but it is a great fun alternative to a money box if you so wish to use it in that way.

                Ther Mr Potato Head range has just grown and grown and there are other vegetables to collect now also, including a carrot and corn so you can have your own little funny faced veg family! There are also themed potato heads too such as star wars, spiderman and transformers. As well as those, the range has now even spread to greetings cards!! I bought my friend one of them for her birthday and it comes with stickers that you can decorate the card with yourself and the remainder of the stickers go on the back of the card so the recipient can have fun with the card too! (My friend was 30 at the time, but it was still fun!)

                The age advised for the Mr Potato Head is 2 years+ and i think thats a good age as the child will have the concept of what to do, but i would say adult supervision or help would still be needed. In a nutshell i would say this is a great toy and a must have for children!

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                  A good toy that most children will enjoy playing with

                  Mr potato head is one of those classic toys that seems to have been around forever! More recently Mr Potato head has been thrown back into popularity by the Toy Story films. For my 30th birthday I actually received a Mr Potato Head card on which you could remove stickers and create your own Mr Potato Head on the card thus showing his popularity!

                  The recommended age for Mr Potato head is age 2 plus but I would say as long as you are with your child you could even play with it a little younger than that. My son stopped paying any attention to his set when he was 4 but it is still there in his toy box just in case he decides when the next Toy Story film comes out that he would like another go.

                  Mr Potato Head is basically a potato shaped piece of brown plastic with holes in it. The plastic is sturdy and hard wearing and of good quality. The set will come with various body parts such as eyes, arms, noses, feet, and probably glasses and a moustache! The aim is simply to be as creative as you like in making Mr Potato Head look silly! Young children love to show you their creations!

                  A useful point to note is that in the back of the "Potato" is a small flap down door and you can store all the body parts inside him to keep them safe.

                  All in all a fun toy which encourages creativity and won't break the bank!

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                    Definitely worth investing in

                    A Mr Potato Head is an essential item for any child's toy box. Every child need that time to be creative and imaginative but as parents we haven't always got the time to clean paint off the walls or stop them eating play doh or peel plastercine out of the carpet, so something like a Mr Potato Head makes a great alternative for those days that there's just no time.

                    The whole thing is made out of a very sturdy plastic. It comes with a brown plastic body in the shape of a potato, hence the name, which has a little door in the back so you can keep all the small parts together. The main body comes with a pair of shoes, a hat, a pair of glasses and moustache, there is also generally a choice of various facial features.

                    This is incredibly good for your child's fine motor skills as the extra parts are attached to the body by pushing a stalk attached to the back of the feature into a hole or slot on the main body. This can be frustrating for some children as it can be quite hard at first as some of the stalks are a very tight fit. The children can experiment with putting the facial features in different places on the face. I have never known a child to not enjoy this toy. The cartoonish face is attractive and quite pleasant to look at, whether the eyes nose, ears and mouth are in the right place or not! Prices range from £5 to £25 depending on what style you get, the original style Mr Potato head is about £10 generally and a good buy

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                      02.06.2010 14:11

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                      100% recommend

                      I bought this as a stocking filler for my son at christmas. He is two years old and both him and my twin daughters aged 1 love mr. potato head. There are not many toys on the market that aimed at two year olds - its seems to jump from age one to age three with not much in between - this makes mr. potato head a perfect toy for any two year old. The idea is to put the pieces into the holes of the potato, in any way - so he could end up with his arm coming from where his nose should be for example! Mr potato head is great for teaching children hand and eye coordination and fine motor skills. Plys it's a lot of fun for both adults and children. My thre young children play with it for ages. I paid £7 for this product from a well known toy shop but amazon are currently doing an offer at £4.99 - what a bargain! It makes a great little gift for birthdays or also great as a stocking filler. Comes with eyes, ears, hat, glasses, moustache, teeth, nose, arms, lips, feet. Mr potato head now includes a storage compartment where his bottom should be :) to put any spare parts (although my two year old enjoys pulling the door off this bit!)
                      Mr potato head is well made from safe durable plastic and in my opinion is great quality for the price.
                      I would highly recommend this toy -and it's such a great price for an absolute classic.
                      LOVE IT!

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                  • Product Details

                    The classic, face-changing friend for kids! The original and best Potato Head! Comes equipped with nose, teeth, arms, feet, eyes, ears, hat and glasses! Make your own silly face again and again or have him as the ultimate bedroom or office accessory! He even comes with an internal compartment for storing his un-used accessories or for using as a secret hiding place!