Win a FunPod

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Congratulations to Isabella from Brighton who was chosen as the lucky winner!

Prizes: We have one FunPod worth £109.99 to give away.

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All entries must be received before midnight on 9th March, 2008.

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Since exploding onto the nursery scene in 2006, Little Helper and inaugural product, the FunPod has been well received by health professionals, retailers and high-street consumers alike. New and unique The FunPod has been heralded by professionals as a must have, safely getting toddlers aged 12 months-5 years into the kitchen to play and learn.

Each year, over 42,500 toddlers under 5's are taken to UK hospitals with kitchen related accidents. So the need to protect them is very real. This ingenious product was designed by Kim Johnson whose daughter, Aimee repeatedly fell from a chair when 'helping' her in the kitchen.

Previously, this problem had been addressed by keeping young children out of the kitchen and all that happens is that accident rates in the rest of the house rise around meal times as children play unsupervised.

The FunPod not only keeps toddlers out of harms way but also encourages them to get involved with the cooking experience - teaching them valuable life experiences and basic nutrition skills that will become invaluable in later life.

Awarded a prestigious Practical Pre School Gold award along with a highly commended award in the Right Start Best Toy Guide 2007, this follows on from the Daily Mail championing it as one of its 5 Best Children's Health products.

Designers at award winning Little Helper have also developed yet another clever product to compliment the FunPod - the FunPod WorkTop. Slotting directly on top of the FunPod, extra workspace is created in the style of a portable island transforming this already useful product into a multi-functional piece of furniture.

Available nationwide from £99.99, the FunPod comes in four colours, has five height settings, an anti-tip base and lockable footplate, conforming to European safety regulations and retailing at £34.99, the FunPod Worktop is manufactured in high quality beech wood and is a great addition to the Little Helper range.

Check it out at www.littlehelper.co.uk.

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that's really a useful product for all parents, would love my children to be able to take part when I am cooking, makes it more fun.
by mumsy72 10th Mar 2008, 10:22am
What a genious idea!
by ickleun 10th Mar 2008, 10:19am
this is a great product would love to win this as im a childminder and would be great for the children i look after
sarah
by sazuk2004 10th Mar 2008, 10:19am
This would be a dream - my little boy could partake in regular cookery with me with this - without me having to worry about him falling off a wobbly old stool.
by Bubbles17 10th Mar 2008, 10:18am
My daughter, now 20months has decided she wants to be the next Nigella and must 'help' me with every meal. Being safety conscious, responsible parent I hate having her on the bench beside me, but World-War-3 breaks out if I don't get her 'uppy, uppy!' This is the perfect, safe solution to my dilemma - what a brilliant idea!
by kat477 10th Mar 2008, 10:14am
what an excellent idea to improve kitchen safety
by Misha8 10th Mar 2008, 10:10am
Great idea for fun, safety and collaboration! They will be doing the whole Sunday roast before long! :-D
by revolvingbat 10th Mar 2008, 10:10am
I would so love to win this prize. My daughter is 3 and loves to help make pizza fingers and finger foods like this - being so young I'm loathe to let her loose in the kitchen but this chair would really help her to learn cooking skills and be safe and secure at the same time.

If I'm not successful in the competition I'll definitely be buying one of these as I think kitchen safety is so important.
by chrisandmark 10th Mar 2008, 10:09am
Over 42500 toddlers under the age of 5 are taken to UK hospitals every year. What a brilliant idea, a safe secure way of helping for your child and a wonderful way to experiment safely with different tastes, and learning to cook and bake. Would certainly be a welcome addition to my home.
by fraoch 10th Mar 2008, 10:07am
this looks the perfect answer for little helpers in the kitchen and much much safer than many other options
by cathyj 10th Mar 2008, 10:07am
What a great way to keep children safe, Every home should have one! Each year, over 42,500 toddlers under 5's are taken to UK hospitals with kitchen related accidents.
by Claire74 10th Mar 2008, 10:04am
My daughter loves helping me cook but as she's small she has to sit on the work surface to help - this is a great idea as it keeps them safe and I bet she'd love to try it out!
by kankan 10th Mar 2008, 10:00am
This is exactly whats needed in the kitchen environment. Its restricting the child's reach to a limited area thus making it much safer than letting them roam free. It looks pretty appealing to a child also. Great idea.
by dropoftheshoulder 10th Mar 2008, 9:59am
Great! Would love to win this.
by highfieldwin 10th Mar 2008, 9:58am
I never realised so many children are hurt in the kitchen, the hub of the home. The Funpod is a brilliant design, by a mother who has experienced trying to mix preparing a meal or cooking and having your under five yearold safely by you and learning about food. Excellent idea.
Answer 42,500
by barboofa 10th Mar 2008, 9:43am
Wow, this sounds like a great product. My first baby is due in only 6 days time on the 10th March and as I usually live in my kitchen this would be a fantastic thing to own this time next year for my little one, keeping him/her safe where i know they are, and at a height next to the counter that should keep him/her entertained watching what i am doing... like washing up, perhaps it would help them learn to wash up from an early age.... wouldn't that be great??!!! Ill tell my friends about this.
by molly0 10th Mar 2008, 9:40am
I often take my son into the kitchen with me, but he has to sit in his pushchair banging a wooden spoon against abowl as if to help. I would love to have him next to me so that he feels involved and I don't have to keep turning my back on him. All of my other children help in the kitchen, it is just a shame they didn't have something like this when they were growing up, the amount of times one of my children fell off of a chair was unreal. I like to involve my son in everything i do, so the FunPod would be ideal.
by shell1977 10th Mar 2008, 9:39am
It looks fantastic - I can't believe what a difference an invention like that could make to my life and to the increasing independence of my daughter - over 42,500 children under 5 are taken to hospital with kitchen related accidents
by Sheldon 10th Mar 2008, 9:37am
wot a great idea. my kids love helping out but i'm quite cautious and this would enable them to help me. x
by sianamanda 10th Mar 2008, 9:36am
I think the idea is really good for the little ones to join you in the kitchen
by dogga 10th Mar 2008, 9:36am
This would look lovely in my Kitchen
by Mamzzz 10th Mar 2008, 9:34am
I think this is a great idea...my son is always trying to help me and wants to see what I am doing. He is 30lbs at 16months so...its hard to carry him and do stuff. I think with one of these it would be a huge help!
by Tera 10th Mar 2008, 9:30am
it looks a great idea as long as it isnt abused by parents and used by a form of captivity as there could be potential if that were the case for children to try and climb out at which point my concern would be would it tumble if a child started to frantically struggle to get out.
by avmartin30 10th Mar 2008, 9:25am
What a novel and fantastic idea. Finally something to help with kitchen safety!
by lou96 25th Feb 2008, 10:01am
What a wonderful product, I do hope I am successful in the competition as it will save me a fortune.
by MsJen 25th Feb 2008, 9:53am
at last - something safe and attractive!
by mumover40 25th Feb 2008, 9:46am
I would love to use a funpod because I want my son to watch me cook and create delicious food, and teach him what everything is and tastes like. And it would help if he could be near me in the kitchen, safely too..
by CatKin76 25th Feb 2008, 9:45am
What a great safe way for little ones wanting to cook. Fantastic
by Motherglove 25th Feb 2008, 9:41am
My 4 year old son loves to help out in the kitchen, especially when we make stew and he gets to chop the vegetables, but I always worry about him falling. Such a simple idea but what a good one!
by randall129 25th Feb 2008, 9:32am
my daughters is always asking me if she can help,but beening 3 and very small for her age ,this is a much safer way than standing on a chair
by emmajane29 25th Feb 2008, 9:31am
what an excellent idea
by doodnath 25th Feb 2008, 9:31am
Looks really safe,,, plus it would save me chasing the darlings about the house when they get hold of the chocolate covered spoons..don't you love chocolate crispy's
by Karen2 25th Feb 2008, 9:30am
Wow, this should keep our little 'un safely occupied for hours!! Very cute.
by dannygfc 25th Feb 2008, 9:28am
Fantastic idea! There's no space in my kitchen for a full table, so a little pod for my boy to sit in and help would be great to get him involved in cooking! Might even convince him to try eating something :)
by Chris1 25th Feb 2008, 9:17am
Excellent idea as I'm always cooking and want to pass that on to my son.
by sweetleaf11 25th Feb 2008, 9:16am
This would really help as I am trying to teach my little one about making cakes and how yummy they are!! My son and daughter love helping in the kitchen so this is a brilliant idea
by Barrok 25th Feb 2008, 9:16am
I think this is a brilliant product. I had my little boy in a bumbo on the kitchen side and he fell off into the sink. Luckily he wasn't hurt but it's put me off having him help in the kitchen. If I had one of these I could get him involved again and it might help him eat better if he was involved in the preparation of the food
by susaneverard 25th Feb 2008, 9:12am
My 6 year old loves to cook but even she has to balance on a chair to help me at the counter. This product would make it so much safer for her. Great idea for a prize
by ctd 25th Feb 2008, 8:43am
This looks like a fantastic product, my little girl will love one of these when she is old enough to help in the kitchen.
by suie 15th Feb 2008, 9:42am
What a fantastic idea. My son is at the age when he wants to take part in everything and show everyone how independent he is. Funpod would be ideal.
by babaloo 15th Feb 2008, 9:40am
this looks the perfect answer for little helpers in the kitchen and much much safer than many other options
by vickik 14th Feb 2008, 11:38am
i want to get my child into cooking and this is a great idea and a great help.
by maryb 14th Feb 2008, 11:32am
What a great way, so safely raise your child to help bake and cook in the kitchen,Children can now join in and learn through play. the adjustable hights are fab, and to know if they do step back they cannot fall, they have a safety net all around them. I would love one of these.
by easydee 11th Feb 2008, 11:23am
over 42,500 toddlers are taken to hospital each year with kitchen related accidents. This would be great for my toddler who loves to help me cook.
by claza93 11th Feb 2008, 9:21am
The fun pod will be great for baby's learning.
by maternitymum 11th Feb 2008, 9:19am
Looks like a fantastic item where my child can play safely
by shanaz 11th Feb 2008, 9:17am
I have no any words to say only I say by heart thanks this site.
by hindi 7th Feb 2008, 9:06am

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