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Pick 'n' Mix Game and Toy Hire in Reading

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Are you hosting a party and not sure if there is an entertainment package suitable for your event? Take control of your party and choose a selection from our pick 'n' mix games and toy hire options in Reading. At Kids Rule, we understand that not everybody is happy with the same package options, which is why we are proud to offer you the opportunity to hire as little or as many of our toys and games as you’d like. 

Our team have conducted lots of research and are now happy to announce the arrival of some brand new products, including children’s party games, activities and toys. This means you can put together your own pick ‘n’ mix of old favourites and modern games to create the perfect children’s party package.

We have a £50 minimum order for all our products. If you hire over £100 worth of pick ‘n’ mix items, we will happily give you a £10 discount. This can be used in conjunction with multiple discounts listed on this page. The majority of pick ‘n’ mix items detailed below can be used outdoors, depending on the weather and time of year. All items must always be supervised by a responsible adult over the age of 18.

Whizzy Dizzy

  • £15 Per Hire
  • Measurements: 55cm Width x 30cm Height
  • Must Only Be Used on Level Surfaces
  • Children Should Only Use the Toy under Adult Supervision
  • Do Not Allow Children to Use on or Near Steps
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire
  • Recommended for Ages 3 and Up

The Whizzy Dizzy is a balancing teacup, which will provide hours of fun for the little ones at your party. Children sit on the base of the Whizzy Dizzy and rotate it by holding on to the wheel and using their body weight to spin around!

Stepping Stones

  • £8 Per Hire or 2 Sets for £12
  • Set of 6 Stones: 3 x Big Stones (35cm Width x 7.5cm Height) and 3 x Small Stones (22cm Width x 4cm Height)
  • Must Only Be Used on Level Surfaces
  • Children Should Only Use the Toy under Adult Supervision
  • Do Not Allow Children to Use on or Near Steps
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire
  • Recommended for Ages 3 and Up

These stepping stones are inspired by stepping stones in a river, with each side of the triangle varying in steepness and difficulty. The purpose is to jump from stone to stone without touching the floor. You can vary the position of the stones to create more challenging paths for children of different ages or abilities. Each stone has rubber studs on the base which prevent them from slipping while also protecting indoor floor areas. The game builds children's confidence when jumping, judging distances, co-ordinating, and balancing.

Giant Flexible Lego

  • £35 Per Hire (Reduced to £30 if Hired with any Soft Play Package)
  • Each Set Comes with 80 Assorted Pieces
  • Suitable for Indoor Hire Only
  • Suitable for All Ages

Build to your hearts’ content with our Giant Flexible Lego! These large, interlocking building blocks fit together to create structures big enough for toddlers to play in and walkthrough. Each building block is flexible and safe for even newborns to play with. The smallest piece measures a hefty 11.5 x 11.5 x 9cm. The set comes complete with its own play mat for the kids to build on.

Please note: If any Lego pieces are missing at the end of the hire period, there will be a £5 charge per piece. If the customer would like to double check that there are 80 pieces at the beginning of the hire period, then please ask a member of Kids Rule staff to check this with them upon delivery.

Giant Waffle Construction Blocks

  • £30 Per Hire (Reduced to £25 if Hired with any Soft Play Package)
  • Each Set Comes with 20 Pieces including One Piece with 4 Wheels
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire
  • Recommended for Ages 3 and Up

A great addition to any kid’s party or event. These giant waffle construction blocks (35cm x 35cm each) will keep children entertained for hours! Each puzzle will fit with another at all angles, allowing kids to construct all sorts of shapes. All it takes is a bit of imagination.

Please note: If any pieces are missing at the end of the hire period, there will be a £5 charge per piece. If the customer would like to double-check that there are 20 pieces at the beginning of the hire period, then please ask a member of Kids Rule staff to check this with them upon delivery.

Giant Building Blocks

  • £30 Per Hire
  • Each Set Comes with 70 Assorted Pieces
  • Made from Extra Strong, High-Quality Plastic
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire
  • Recommended for Ages 3 and Up

Stretch the imagination with these giant building blocks and build a house, a tower, a castle and many other beautiful structures. Made from extra strong, high-quality plastic (but not to be confused with the softer material of the giant flexible Lego) these blocks can provide hours of fun for kids of all ages. A great addition to any kid’s party or event. The set comes complete with its own play mat for the kids to build on.


Please note: If any pieces are missing at the end of the hire period there will be a £5 charge per piece. If the customer would like to double-check that there are 70 pieces at the beginning of the hire period, then please ask a member of Kids Rule staff to check this with them upon delivery.

Balance Beam

  • £20 Per Hire
  • Each Set Comes with 26 Detachable Pieces in 6 Colours
  • Each Piece Measures 5cm Wide x 29cm Long x 10cm High
  • Made from High Density Plastic with a Non-Slip Surface
  • Must Only Be Used on Level Surfaces
  • Do Not Allow Children to Use on or Near Steps
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire
  • Suitable for Ages 3 and Up

This balance beam will provide hours of fun for kids whilst also improving their balance and co-ordination. The pieces can be slotted together in a variety of ways to suit your area.

Mega 4 in a Line

  • £35 Per Hire
  • Dimensions: Width 134cm x Height 108cm

An old, classic favourite for all the family, only this time it’s much bigger!

Giant Soft Play Noughts & Crosses

  • £30 Per Hire
  • Includes Mat and 10 Soft Play Reversible Pieces 
  • Dimensions: Approximately 90cm x 90cm

Our new giant soft play noughts and crosses game is another age old game, which will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood. Play the classic way with the noughts and crosses or reverse the pieces for younger children and play the fun jungle animals instead. A great addition to any party!

Monster Toss

  • £10 Per Hire
  • Includes 6 Bean Bags
  • Dimensions: Width 56.5cm x Height 41.9cm

This great party game comes as a sturdy wooden structure and stands at an ideal height for little one’s bean bag tossing. The aim of the game is to get the bean bag into the monster’s mouth!

Beat the Buzzer

  • £40 Per Hire (or £30 with Any Orders of £100 or More from Any of Our Soft Play Packages or Pick and Mix Items)
  • Suitable for all ages from 3 years up
  • Battery Operated (No Need for Electricity Supply)
  • Table Needs to be Supplied by Hirer
  • Dimensions: Approximately 120cm x 70cm

How steady are your nerves? Test your skill against family and friends with our Beat the Buzzer game. The aim is to thread the hoop through the bendy wire from one end to the other without setting off the buzzer. You can play this game with different rules, such as a time limit, or even allow a maximum of 3 times setting off the buzzer for younger participants. There is also a "light only" option if the noise of the buzzer gets a bit much. A great addition to any other hired equipment.  

Activity Cube

  • £20 Per Hire
  • Measurements: 39cm Height x 39cm Length x 39cm Diameter (Height from Base 72cm)
  • Must Only Be Used on Level Surfaces
  • Children Should Only Use the Toy Under Adult Supervision
  • Do Not Allow Children to Use on or Near Steps
  • Suitable for Indoor Hire Only 
  • Suitable for Approximately 6 Months

This is a 5-sided, multi-activity cube made from solid rubber wood. It offers 5 play areas comprising of a wire maze with mirror, circle mirror, magnetic pen maze, roller track and abacus.

Toddler Slide

  • £5 Per Hire
  • Dimensions: 80cm Length x 58cm Width x 66cm Height
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire
  • Recommended for Ages ‘Walking’ to Approximately 4 Years

Kids always love a slide – it’s as simple as that!

Play Tunnel

  • £5 Per Hire
  • Dimensions: 80cm Length x 42cm Width x 42cm Height
  • Suitable for Indoor Hire Only

Kids will have loads of fun crawling through these play tunnels.

Inflatable Animal Hoppers

  • £5 Per Hire (3 for £10)
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire
  • Recommended for Toddlers to Approximately 5 Years

Our bouncers are a great addition to any children’s party and will provide hours of fun. These are hugely popular, so just ensure you get a few of them as you wouldn’t want any toddler tantrums!

Large Inflatable Animal Hoppers

  • £8 Per Hire Each or 2 for £15 or 3 for £20
  • Suitable for Indoor and Outdoor Hire
  • Recommended for Ages Approximately 5 Years and Up

The older kids love a hopper too, so why not let them join in the fun!

Didicars

  • £10 Per Hire (2 for £15)
  • Recommended for Ages Approximately 3 Years and Up
  • Do Not Allow Children to Use on or Near Steps
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire and Must Be on a Smooth, Level Surface
  • Only One Rider at a Time

Didicars are a unique, self-propelled ride on toy for children of all ages. Simply turning the wheel left and right moves the didicar. No pedals, motors, batteries, or greasy chains. It’s a magical mystery car that fuels the imagination while helping children to keep fit and have fun. Great for exercise, balance, co-ordination and special/speed awareness. Didicars are the only ride-on toy for children that provide fun for both parent and child!

Didicar Walk ’n’ Rides

  • £6 Per Hire (2 for £10)
  • For Use Only by Children Able to Walk Unassisted
  • Do Not Allow Children to Use on or Near Steps
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire
  • Must be on a Smooth and Level Surface
  • Maximum Rider Weight Recommended is 25kg or 50lbs

Didicar Walk ‘n’ Ride is ideal for the smaller children who cannot quite manage a Didicar just yet! It’s a unique walking trainer and ride on toy for toddlers. The free wheeling design allows for some serious whizzing around, providing exercise whilst developing special and speed awareness, balance, and gross motor skills. The little ones will have lots of fun on these. The Didicar Walk ‘n’ Ride can be used indoors or outside on any smooth, flat surface.

Diditrikes

  • £7 Per Hire (2 for £12)
  • Recommended for ages approximately 12 months - 3 years
  • Do Not Allow Children to Use on or Near Steps
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire
  • Must be on a Smooth and Level Surface
  • Maximum Rider Weight Recommended is 2okg

Our Diditrikes are a perfect option for babies or toddlers who are comfortable on their feet but not quite bit enough for a Didicar. The freewheeling design allows for some serious whizzing around and will provide hours of fun. Comes in 2 jungle designs – zebra and giraffe. This is also an amazing addition to our jungle soft play package.

Wheelybugs

  • £6 Per Hire (2 for £10)
  • Small Wheelybug is Suitable for Babies Approximately 12 – 30 Months
  • Large Wheelybug is Suitable for Approximately 30 Months to 5 Years
  • Dimensions (We Currently Have 1 of Each):
  • Small: Length 39cm x Width 23.5cm x Height 31cm
  • Large: Length 48cm x Width 29cm x Height 32cm
  • Do Not Allow Children to Use on or Near Steps
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire
  • Must Be on a Smooth, Level Surface

Wheelybugs go forwards, backwards, sideways, and round and round! They can provide hours of fun for your little ones.

Scuttle Bugs

  • £5 Per Hire (2 for £9 or 3 for £12)
  • For Use Only by Children Able to Walk Unassisted
  • Do Not Allow Children to Use on or Near Steps
  • Suitable for Indoor or Outdoor Hire
  • Must Be on a Smooth and Level Surface
  • Dimensions: 43cm Height x 33cm Width

Scuttle about on the Scuttlebug! This is a very lightweight ride-on that little ones will love. Specially designed wheels allow for a smooth ride inside or out!

Ball Ponds

  • £35 Per Hire or Only £25 with Any Soft Play Package or Mini Entertainment Package
  • Dimensions: 4ft x 4ft (1.2m x 1.2m)
  • Suitable for Children Under 5 Years

Our ball ponds are available to hire on their own, with any soft play package, or any of our other equipment.

General Information

We have a minimum hire rate of £50 which does not include delivery fees, where applicable. Orders under £100 can only be delivered and collected (although collection may be more flexible at weekends from time to time depending on our schedule) during midweek, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, they can be collected and returned to us in Tilehurst, Reading during any day of the week on prior arrangement with Kids Rule.

Play mats may vary from the images shown. The equipment with each soft play package may also vary slightly from time to time due to upgrade or replacement but this will always be an improvement on our part, not the other way around.

Please note that prices quoted are for up to 5 hours’ equipment hire until no later than 7:00 p.m. in the summer months or 6:00 p.m. in the winter months (October to March inclusive). If extended hours are necessary, reasonable hourly charges can be added. Free delivery applies to the following areas; Calcot, Holybrook, Horncastle, Little Heath, Norcot, Purley, Southcote, and Tilehurst. All other areas will incur a delivery charge. For more information, please see our delivery fees.

Depending on which equipment you hire, we will require up to 1 hour for set up, and we will give you an approximate time of arrival. Although we always endeavour to arrive promptly, on very rare occasions, due to circumstances beyond our control, we cannot 100% guarantee that we will always arrive at the exact time requested.

We request that the Hirer ensures that all balls are kept in the ball pond throughout the hire period. A £10 refundable holding deposit is required per hire for a ball pond but with prior agreement, Kids Rule will hand the bag for the balls to the Hirer for them to pack the balls away at the end of the party with no deposit necessary.


Please inform us if access to the main area of the function space is not easily accessible, i.e. are there any stairs at all? Is there a lift available? If the function area is not on the ground floor, is there a long corridor or pathway longer than approximately 10 metres? Or do we have to carry equipment through a house to a rear garden? Some of these situations may require an additional charge and extra delivery time, so please confirm this at the time of booking for us to be properly prepared. If this is not confirmed, the driver is permitted to use his/her discretion if he/she feels an extra charge is payable on the day.

Lastly, areas in which equipment is to be set up must be clear before our arrival. Thank you for your co-operation!


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