Chances are, you have heard the name Tonka before. Tonka Trucks were definitely hiding in my Brothers’ toy boxes as kids, along with millions of other children worldwide. They’ve been off the radar for a while, but Tonka Toys are available from Asda again now – I was so excited to hear this! The new range includes Tonka Tinys as well as larger sets.
What did we get?
We were recently sent a selection of the toys to review. We received: Tonka Diecast Monster Truck, Tonka Diecast Big Rigs, 2x Tonka Tiny blind garages and a Tonka Tinys Mini Car Crush Escape Playset.
The Tonka Die cast Rescue Rig has an RRP of £6.99 and is suitable for children aged 3 and over, so it’s great for kids who are beginning to transition from toddler toys. The Haz-Mat Carrier we received is green and white. It has realistic detailing and pushes along easily on flat surfaces.
The Tonka Diecast Monster Truck has an RRP of £6.99. It’s suitable for children aged 3 and over, so perfect for kids moving on to less babyish toys. The Tonka Monster metal die cast collection was built for the extreme! We received the Prisoner Escort Van, which has STOP indicators which fold out. The vehicle has great suspension and Sam loves the feeling of the vehicle Vibrating as he pushes it along.
The Tonka Tinys blind garages are £1.99 each and suitable for children age 3 and over. Each one contains a mini Tonka vehicle which is hidden inside a blind box garage! You can re-use the garages too, so that makes them even more exciting. The Tonka Tinys range is a collection of palm sizes vehicles that are perfect for small scale adventures.
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You can collect Tonka Tinys one by one with the surprise blind box garages or in trios with the Tonka Tinys Three Pack, which has an RRP of £4.99 and is also suitable for kids over 3, thus it’s ideal for pre-schoolers. The Three Packs come with two on display vehicles and a third which is a surprise.
Sam was fascinated by the Tonka Tinys & spent ages taking them out of the garages and putting them back inside.
Tonka Tinys Mini Car Crush Escape Playset has an RRP of £9.99. It is suitable for children aged 5 and over, so it’s perfect for kids who have already got some toy cars. This set includes 1x Tonka Tiny and is a great add on for the Mini collectables. It doesn’t require any batteries – which is always a plus! It has a working crane, car Crusher and a catapult for the small accessories included. Sam loved exploring his.
You can pretend to crush your Tonka Tinys until your heart’s content! There’s a secret door on the side which they pop out of, so it looks like they’ve been crushed. The car crush escape playset is compatible with all Tonka Tinys vehicles, so all Tonka tinys playsets can be connected to expand your Tonka tinys world.
All told, we really like these Tonka toys. Sam’s personal favourites were definitely the Tinys and Diecast Monster vehicle. They are all well made and great fun, so we’d highly recommend them! All toys featured in this post are now available to buy from selected ASDA stores.