Twinkle Toys: TOLO First Friends Refuse Truck


  1-5 years


  • Comes with a First Friend Character and dumpster. 
  • Refuse Truck can be free wheeled.
  • Highly Collectable.
  • Encourages imaginative play and interaction.
  • Strong and durable.


  • National Association of Toy and Leisure Libraries Good Toy Awards 2005 Gold
  • Practical Pre-School 2005 Gold Award
  • iParenting Media Winner Award
  • Parent's Choice Award


    12+ months
    • Show your baby that the toy moves and encourage your little one to push it along the ground and crawl after it.
    • Introduce your child to the First Friends driver and his refuse truck- encourage independent exploration but if necessary demonstrate the character's moving, clicking parts and show your tot how the driver fits into his truck.
      18+ months
      • Show your child how to make the truck go. Encourage them to do it by themselves and to chase after it.
      • Talk with your child about trucks - what does a Refuse Truck do? Why do we need Refuse Trucks?
      • Relate the toy to a real refuse truck and show your infant the similarities between the two.
      • Talk about the appearance of the truck and its driver - e.g. what color it is, how many wheels has it got?
      • Encourage your child to use his or her imagination to play. Let your child take the lead but help with ideas if necessary. You may like to bring in other Tolo characters, vehicles and accessories to help your child broaden their imagination.