Toy of the Week - Week 5

It’s now just 8 Weeks til Christmas, which means we are announcing our 5th Toy of the Week for you!

In the run-up to the Festive Season, Jaques will be announcing a Top Toy every week based on the best benefits for your little learners.


Planet puzzle

Space Spectacular

This week’s Toy of The Week for building ‘Science’ skills is… our Planet Puzzle!

The Let’s Play Planet Puzzle is perfect for little space explorers! This problem-solving puzzle board comprises of space-themed cogs that are twirled around by the handheld fun figurines. These include a rocket ship, astronaut, UFO, alien, and rocket car.

The design comes in bright bold colours which are particularly engaging for young minds.


Rocket toy

This delightful toy is made from 100% FSC Approved wood. The vivid design has been created using water-based paint for hours of safe play - no plastic in sight.

The puzzle board is smooth, lightweight, and perfectly sized for little hands and the cogs are robust and easy to manoeuvre.

Our Planet-themed Puzzle Board was created by UK artist, Kate Brazier, exclusively for Jaques of London.

The design is stunning, provoking curiosity about space and the world around us—it is truly one of a kind.

Kids will enjoy hours of fun with this space puzzle and their imaginations will be inspired by the beautiful astronomical artwork.

science play

Interstellar Learning

Our Planet Puzzle is perfect for introducing your kids to space.

In primary school, your kids will learn all about the different planets in our solar system as well as learning about key natural phenomena such as gravity and why we have different seasons.

Our puzzle is designed to excite children and encourage curiosity about the world around us. Children might be curious about other life forms that may or may not exist as well as understanding the sun, stars, the moon and the other planets.


space toy

It is the perfect toy for broadening your kids horizons as well as understand the world we live in. As well as scientific benefits, our Let’s Play Planet Puzzle features gears.

Your kids will need to use problem solving as well as trial and error to place the gears correctly to move in sequence.

Moreover, they will continue to develop those all important fine motor skills.


From our family to yours, we work to develop and deliver toys that are designed by teachers, made of fully sustainable wood and toxic-free paint.

With over 220 years of customer satisfaction, you can be confident that Jaques of London will deliver top quality products and exceptional customer service. Your Let's Play Planet Puzzle will come in signature Jaques of London gift wrap, featuring hand-tied ribbon. 

Kate Luke
Head Of Brand
After graduating with a 2.1 Music degree, Kate pursued a career in the Music Industry, becoming a professional West End vocalist and a fully qualified Music Teacher, School Choir Leader and Songwriter. As one of Jaques of London’s Creative Editors, her specialism surrounds building confidence and expression through music & play—drawing upon her qualifications in Music Psychology & Child Development. As well as this, she is an accomplished blog writer and published journalist who enjoys promoting the importance of Montessori learning for all ages.
Ben Williamson
Creative Writer
Ben is passionate about Montessori learning for children and has written for many parenting publications to bring the magic of real play to families in the UK. After graduating in 2009, his career has enabled him to work in areas such as Child Development and Psychology. As a great believer that learning starts at home, he combines his experience with his own parenting style to help bring other families together.
Jess Casson
Marketing Assistant
Jess graduated from the University of York in 2022 with a degree in Sociology and Criminology; kickstarting her career in the creative marketing industry through content creation and social media management. One of these roles involved creating content for a children's holiday camp, which alongside a knowledge of Montessori Teaching, formed an interest in childhood development. Utilising her expertise in both these fields has allowed her to promote and share her passions with the online community while exploring her talent for writing and establishing collaborations.
Laura Henderson
Interior Designer
Interior Designer, Laura Henderson, lives in Surrey with her husband and two daughters. Taking a timeless approach to her designs and drawing on her love of colour, antiques, art, modernist furniture and photography she delivers luxurious compositions and peaceful sanctuaries within every space. Her previous experience in furniture design plays an integral role in the development of each of her projects, as does the time she spends getting to know her clients. She uses this to achieve beautiful, practical, reimagined layouts, resulting in projects that enhance a client’s lifestyle, reflecting their individual passions. To learn more see her website

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