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BOTLEY 2.0 THE CODING ROBOT- KIDS CAN CODE SCREEN-FREE!

Code right out of the box with the next generation of Botley- the Learning Resources Toy of the Year award winning coding robot!

Botley 2.0 helps kids as young as 5 learn to code through 100% screen-free play.

With Botley 2.0’s 78-piece activity set, kids will be solving their first coding and STEM challenges in just minutes!

This award winning coding toy from Learning Resources is available online here from Janie & Joe! 

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LEARNING RESOURCES- PEEKABOO LEARNING FARM FOR TODDLERS

There's more than hay inside these barns- there's farmyard learning fun!

Toddlers from 18 months and up will love their imaginative adventures with their adorable farm friends in the Peekaboo Learning Farm.

You can find this award winning set from Learning Resources for toddlers to develop their counting, colour, matching and sorting skills online here from Janie & Joe! 

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JANIE & JOE- BEST ONLINE TOY STORE IN MALAYSIA- THE FUN EMPIRE 2021 AWARDS!

The Fun Empire has named Janie & Joe as one of the Best Online Toy Stores in Malaysia for their 2021 Awards!

It's a real honour for all of us here at Janie & Joe to have our e-commerce store recognised.

Do check out the article we're featured in online here and do follow The Fun Empire for some great ideas on fun and exciting things to do in Singapore and Malaysia!

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LEARNING RESOURCES HELPING HANDS- BEST LEARNING TOY AWARD WINNER!

Our bestselling Helping Hands Fine Motor Tool Set from Learning Resources has won the BabyTalk magazine Best Learning Toy Award 2020 and the Parenthood magazine Parents' Choice Best Educational Toy Award 2020!

You can find this award winning set for developing fine motor skills online here from Janie & Joe! 

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MELISSA & DOUG WATER WOW! SAFARI- BEST ARTS & CRAFTS AWARD WINNER!

We're so pleased that our Melissa & Doug Water WOW! Safari activity pad has won the Best Arts & Crafts Kit Award 2020 from Malaysia's leading parent magazine BabyTalk!

You can find this award winning water colouring pad online here from Janie & Joe! 

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MELISSA & DOUG DUST SWEEP MOP- BEST EDUCATIONAL TOY AWARD WINNER!

Our bestselling Dust! Sweep! Mop! playset from Melissa & Doug has won the Best Educational Toy Award 2020 from two leading parent magazines, Parenthood and BabyTalk!

You can find this award winning toy online here from Janie & Joe! 

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CODING CRITTERS- TOY OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER!

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Meet the Coding Critters- your first coding friends! These award winning STEM toys from Learning Resources introduce kids as young as 4 years old to screen-free coding!

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MELISSA & DOUG- NURTURE & CARE ROLE PLAY SETS

The new Nurture & Care pretend play sets from Melissa & Doug let children take on roles as the patient or the doctor, the receptionist, or the nurse or the dentist!

Role playing is a great way to ease kids' fears about doctor and dentist visits, to build social communication skills, and to encourage nurturing and empathetic play!

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JANIE & JOE- BABYTALK MALAYSIA- BEST TOY STORE AWARD WINNER!

 

Janie & Joe is proud to have been named Best Toy Store in Malaysia for the third year running in the BabyTalk and MamaPapa magazines' Readers' Choice Awards 2020!

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JANIE & JOE- BEST TOY STORE- PARENTS' CHOICE AWARDS 2020- PARENTHOOD MALAYSIA!

Janie & Joe was voted Best Toy Store in Malaysia for the third year running in Parenthood Magazine's Parents' Choice Awards 2020!

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JANIE & JOE ONLINE- OPERATING DURING MALAYSIA'S COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

Janie & Joe online stores are operating normally during the current MCO (Movement Control Order) in Malaysia. Please visit our website or our Lazada official store and our Shopee official store to place your orders.

We'll be keeping this Blog post updated as the situation is fluid and dynamic, so please keep checking back for latest updates!

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MEETING DJECO CREATORS AT SPIELWARENMESSE 2020!

It was so lovely for Sue, the founder of Janie & Joe, to catch up with David from DJECO at Spielwarenmesse, the world's biggest toy fair!

Sue's been bringing DJECO's beautiful toys, games and arts & crafts to Malaysia since 2013 and she's still amazed to see the creative new products that the talented team at DJECO dream up every year!

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JANIE & JOE AT SPIELWARENMESSE- THE WORLD'S BIGGEST TOY FAIR!

Janie & Joe is always excited to attend Spielwarenmesse in Germany, the World's Biggest Toy Fair! It's our chance to see what our favourite brands have in store for 2020!

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SUE'S XMAS STOCKING FILLERS!

Here are some ideas for stocking fillers for this Christmas from Sue, the founder of Janie & Joe toy store. These toys and games may come in small packages, but they're big on fun!

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JANIE & JOE TOYS FOR XMAS 2019!

 

Janie & Joe has some great gift ideas for you this Xmas, from pretend play sets and musical boxes, to educational toys and construction kits!

Read on for our top picks which are sure to delight children this Christmas!

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BEST TOY STORE 2019 WINNER- JANIE & JOE

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Janie & Joe has been voted Best Toy Store in Malaysia for the second year in a row in the Readers' Choice Awards 2019 by the readers of Baby Talk and Mama Papa magazines!

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GAMES FOR SEN (SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS)

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Janie & Joe carries a large range of toys and games with a SEN (Special Educational Needs) focus, which are ideal for children with different learning styles or who are dealing with learning challenges.

In this blog post, we highlight some of the games we recommend from Melissa & DougEducational Insights and The Green Board Game CompanyBrainBox Games!

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JANIE & JOE VOTED BEST TOY STORE IN MALAYSIA 2019!

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Janie & Joe is very proud to have been voted "Best Toy Store in Malaysia" for the second year running by parents in Parenthood Magazine Malaysia's Parents' Choice Awards 2019!

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BOTLEY WINS INNOVATIVE TOY OF THE YEAR AWARD AT THE OSCARS FOR TOYS!

Botley The Coding Robot Activity Set has won the Innovative Toy of the Year award! Botley engages children and sparks curiousity about coding in a fun and friendly way, all without the use of a screen.

UPDATED POST on 6 October 2021- Janie & Joe now has the brand new, next generation Botley 2.0 available in Malaysia- check our website here!

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BEWARE FAKES! HOW TO IDENTIFY GENUINE, AUTHENTIC TOYS IN MALAYSIA

Janie & Joe only carries 100% genuine, authentic toys and games in our stores so you can rest assured that you'll always get the original product from us which has been stringently tested for safety and reliability! Unfortunately, consumers have to be wary of fake goods and counterfeit products, whether buying online or from physical retail stores. How do you identify the fakes from the real thing?

 

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