Toy Buzz: Top Wing Toys as seen on Nickelodeon

Gear up for some fun as our next installment of our Toy Buzz series takes us to the skies!

Giving children the chance to bring much these lovable TV characters to life in their own imaginary games and this allows that screen time to have a really great impact on wholesome playtime! Catch the Top Wing Academy in action on NICK JR. DSTV channel 307 and met the cadets-in-training Swift, Penny, Rod, and Brody on all their exciting rescue missions in the community of Big Swirl Island.

Children can create new adventures with their favourite rescue birds-in-training with these character toys. Each one is approximately 7cm and comes ready for action with five points of articulation and includes a snap-on ‘wings’ badge that kids can wear (figures sold separately).

Kids can explore the importance of teamwork and resilience as they recreate their favourite scenes from Nickelodeon’s animated preschool series Top Wing.

Parent Review

“These toys are great quality and made from solid plastic to last all those bumps during childhood games. My child loves these friendly characters who strive to do good. ” – Mom of 3

Teacher Review

“One way to bring a greater purpose to just watching TV shows is to provide children with the chance to role-play and make up their own versions of the games with the familiar characters. Children will love bringing the stories they have viewed to life with these fun and wholesome characters.” – Pre-school teacher

Kid Review

“Top wings are fun and I like them because they work together” – Josh*, age 5

Childhood development skills

Story telling, pretend play, imagination and creativity.

Extension Tips

  • Let your child come up with some imaginary games using the action figures or get them to recall a scene from the show and then ‘act’ it out.
  • Add to your Mission Ready Track Play Set by making your own airport run ways using strips of paper and craft supplies.
  • Head over to the Nickelodeon Website for further fun, special colouring print out’s and more!

Toy Buzz

Brand: Top Wing range from Hasbro

Recommended age: Most suited to ages 3- 7 years who enjoy pretend play and this TV show which is aimed at pre-schoolers.

Perfect choice for: Those that like enjoy pretend play and vehicles.

Variations: Top Wing Figure, Top Wing Mission Racer 2 pack, Toy Wing Figure and Vehicle, Mission Ready Track Play Set, Swift Deluxe Rescue Vehicle.

Price: From R99 for a single figurine to closer to R500 for an entire play set.

Stockists: Toy R Us, Toy Kingdom, Toy Zone, Checkers, Takealot and Game.

*Names changed to protect privacy

Emma Reid
Emma Reid

Emma is a mom of three (8, 4 and 2 months). She is an educationalist and holds a Bachelor Degree in English, Media & Writing and Film. She is also a qualified Primary School Teacher. She has a keen interest in curriculum and content development especially for child related fields. Currently she spends her days as lead creative and Cape Town City Director for Adventure Clubs. In this role she plans and creates unique experiences for families with young children. With many years of teaching children, and advising parents, she is passionate about childhood development and education - of kids and parents. Her hobbies include photography, reading, travel and spending time in the outdoors with her family and relaxing either in or near the surf!

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