PUBLISHED : Sunday, 17 June, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 17 June, 2012, 12:00am


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Dressing up takes on a boyish twist with the Magnetic Boy Book. Children create combinations of outfits by adding magnetic pieces. The book includes eight picture cards and more than 30 magnetic clothes, so there's plenty of scope for budding fashion designers to use their imagination. HK$310 at Petit Bazaar, 80 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, tel: 2528 0229

Sticky dates

The Rainbow Magnetic Drawing Board is a two-sided product with a calendar on one side and the drawing board on the other. The board helps children learn about schedules and visualise the days of the week, with month, date and activity magnetic stickers. HK$98 at

World of wonder

This colourful magnetic map puzzle offers a fun way to discover places around the globe. Magnetic puzzle pieces correspond to the picture on the baseboard to help children piece together the matching countries. Each piece contains the country name, capital city and an illustration representing the country to help children make an association. Details of animals and major landmarks are also included. HK$770 at Jellybean, shop A, 138 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, tel: 2527 8600

Get your bearings

The Free Play Magnatab is a great tool to doodle or practise drawing and writing skills. Ball bearings in the tablet rise to the surface when a magnetic pen passes over them and drop back down when a finger runs over them, giving children a sensory feel for their creations. HK$290 at Tiny Footprints, 10/F, 1 Duddell Street, Central, tel: 2522 2466