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Glasgow Hippo Mat™

Designed by Neil Slorance
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Learn Local Areas

Featuring over 15 landmarks actually in Glasgow, while the map is not 100% accurate in terms of distances, the position of the landmarks in relation to each other are.

This is SUPER important since Local Geography is within the Key Stage 1 curriculum!

Featuring over 15 landmarks actually in Glasgow, while the map is not 100% accurate in terms of distances, the position of the landmarks in relation to each other are.

This is SUPER important since Local Geography is within the Key Stage 1 curriculum!

Learn Road Safety

Numerous road markings and features are included to get your little one aware of road safety without even realising it!

Numerous road markings and features are included to get your little one aware of road safety without even realising it!

Superior Quality

Soft 'n' Safe

The generously sized 110cm x 110cm surface microfibre velvet surface feels exactly as it sounds like it would. It's super soft and smooth with no nasty friction.

Soft 'n' Safe

The generously sized 110cm x 110cm surface microfibre velvet surface feels exactly as it sounds like it would. It's super soft and smooth with no nasty friction.

Non-Slip Backing

A lot of mats out there in the market aren't even backed with anything - the retailer will make you buy a non-slip mat separately! Our non-slip latex backing is added during the manufacturing process, and not only prevents the mat from slipping around, but adds overall durability making it a great addition in our opinion.

Non-Slip Backing

A lot of mats out there in the market aren't even backed with anything - the retailer will make you buy a non-slip mat separately! Our non-slip latex backing is added during the manufacturing process, and not only prevents the mat from slipping around, but adds overall durability making it a great addition in our opinion.

Local Collaboration

Born-and-bred Glaswegian Neil Slorance creates artwork which is magical and awe-inspiring. It's an honour to collaborate with this talented gentleman to create the Glasgow Hippo Mat™!

Born-and-bred Glaswegian Neil Slorance creates artwork which is magical and awe-inspiring. It's an honour to collaborate with this talented gentleman to create the Glasgow Hippo Mat™!

Enhanced Development

Children playing with the Glasgow Hippo Mat™ will either consciously, or subconsciously, know the areas and landmarks featured on the map. Because of this they'll be stimulating and developing their brain at an accelerated rate as opposed to if they were just playing with a generic design where they didn't know the areas.

Children playing with the Glasgow Hippo Mat™ will either consciously, or subconsciously, know the areas and landmarks featured on the map. Because of this they'll be stimulating and developing their brain at an accelerated rate as opposed to if they were just playing with a generic design where they didn't know the areas.

EU and UKCA Certified

Every single Hippo Mat™ adheres to the Directive 2009/48/EC on Toy Safety, which ensures products in this category are safe to use!

Every single Hippo Mat™ adheres to the Directive 2009/48/EC on Toy Safety, which ensures products in this category are safe to use!

Free Local Delivery

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What happens when learning meets fun? Magic!

Introducing the Glasgow Hippo Mat™ designed by local artist Neil Slorance. Combining playing, learning, and quirkiness all in one, this unique accessory will liven up and inspire your play area.

Featuring over fifteen landmarks, places, or quirks of Glasgow, opportunities are rife for adventure.

Use your imagination to travel around Glasgow, visiting landmarks you’ve grown to know and love. First you can shop through the City Centre, then relax on the Glasgow Green. To end the day, you can stop by the library and get lost in the hundreds of stories.

Not only will the user be having awesome Glasgow-themed fun while using this mat, they’ll also be developing their hand-eye co-ordination, social skills, and cognitive abilities too. The latter is even more important, since learning about Local Geography is in the Key Stage One curriculum!

Children’s skin can be sensitive – we know that. But not to worry, the Glasgow Hippo Mat™ has been tested and approved ‒ the microfiber velvet surface is not only completely free from substances that may harm your child’s skin or health, but soft and smooth to the touch too.

Each and every Hippo Mat™ is built with a non-slip latex backing for when the playing gets intense and you need a solid foundation. Not only that, the pretty floral non-slip pattern protects your floor and acts as a noise dampener all in one.

CE and UKCA Certified.

Recommended for ages from 12 months.

Designer

Neil Slorance

  • Height: 110cm
  • Width: 110cm
  • Thickness: 0.6cm
  • Area: 12,100cm²
  • Wipe with a damp cloth.
  • When storing, please ensure you roll the mat with the design on the outside.
  • Vacuum and rotate frequently.
  • Microfiber velvet surface
  • Thick felt
  • Anti-slip backing with eco-friendly silica gel dots for extra grip
  • Clear plastic packaging

“I like how soft it is, and also the grippy flower pattern on the back!” – Gracie (young Brightonian)

“Eddie is in love with his Brighton Hippo Mat™!” – Michael Allwood

“This mat is awesome, I wish we had these when we were young” – Hippo Mat™ Owner’s Friend

“It’ll surely be gift of the year 2021 or something” – Hippo Mat™ Owner’s Other Friend

“The children love it!” – Lynne Buttler at St Anthony’s Pre-School in Brighton

“My son’s eyes lit up when he saw his new toy.” – Driving Instructor & Father-of-Two

“Looks amazing. We’d love one.” – Brighton Mum

“Kyla is into cars at the moment, he’d love one 😍” – Brighton Mum

“Children love playing with car mats. And that is children of all ages (us teachers join in also). And what better way to play cars than with a car mat with local landmarks on. I’m off to find my Hot Wheels cars ready for when I play cars next.” – Damien Jordan (Headteacher at Fairlight Primary and Nursery School in Brighton)

For even more kind words and testimonials, check out who We’re Loved By

🚚 FREE when you spend over £30 and use code ‘FREESHIP’ (tracked and signed for 3-5 working days)

NOTE: If you ordered before 17th August 2021, your Newcastle Hippo Mat™ will arrive in October 2021.

NOTE: If you ordered on or after 17th August 2021, your Newcastle Hippo Mat™ will arrive before 25th December 2021.

*Extra charges apply for Isle of Wight, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Highlands, Northern Ireland, Scilly Iscles)

Contact us for international shipping.

In the unlikely event you don’t love your Hippo Mat™, we’ll give you a full product refund if you get it back to us in 30 days.

Reg and his Hippo Mat™ are committed to sharing the love of loving your local area. As such, worthy organisations are given one free Hippo Mat™. This includes schools, nurseries, pre-schools, hospitals, and more – places which may have limited resources and are doing the best they can with what they’ve got.

10% of profits go towards Reg’s Pledge

Click here to read more about Reg’s Pledge.

Pre-Order

your Glasgow Hippo Mat™
£ 59
99
  • Design created by local Glasgow artist
  • Over fifteen unique Glasgow landmarks
  • Enhanced development
  • Learn road safety
  • 10% of profits go towards Reg's Pledge
  • Free delivery* when you use code 'FREESHIP'
  • Your Glasgow Hippo Mat™ will be delivered before 25th December 2021
  • Full refund guarantee if you change your mind at any point
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