Archive for the ‘Terrific Toys’ Category
Many customers love that we stock so many classic toys. Toys that despite their enduring popularity and educational merits can be hard to find quality versions of. Today we’ll show you some of the most popular toys that fall into the “excellent toys of yesteryear” category. Pictured above are the Q-Toys cuisennaire rods, Haba geomix puzzle pattern blocks, classic metal slinky, and a solid wood abacus.
Pictured above are Egmont’s village in a bag, Gluckskafer ‘Flea Jump’ Tiddlywinks toadstool game, and a good old fashioned Goki Marble Set
Looking for a funny little treat? These flipbooks from Schacks are great for bringing a smile to little people’s faces.
Pictured above, Egmont toadstool ball puzzle game, Metal spinning tops, colorful kaleidoscopes, and Knox and Floyd’s wooden pinball game.
Have you considered introducing your child to a simple musical instrument? Handbells are the ideal place to start. Beautifully designed and manufactured, this set of 8 musical hand bells are perfect for giving kids a fun introduction to the musical scale and rhythm as well as helping to build confidence, music appreciation and discipline. Each different coloured metal bell is 14cm high and can be identified by a numbered label on the handle. These sets of bells comes packaged in a gift box that includes an easy to play music sheet with 8 songs, so in no time these bells will be music to your ears!
If you have a mini-masterchef on your hands they’ll be pleased with our newly restocked kitchen play items! Above are the deluxe baking set, and the cooking set. The deluxe baking set contains a rolling pin, recipe cards, a selection of cookie cutters, and a baking tray – ideal for whipping up some real cookies, or just playdough ones. The blue cooking set includes a wooden handled skillet with lid, lidded Dutch pot, a lidded saucepan, a potholder and two wooden kitchen spoons (not pictured).
From I’m Toys, we have a fantastic range of wooden play foods – and a play mixer (because wooden food doesn’t just make itself!) Come in and choose from birthday cake, muffins, pizza, icy poles or a nice crunchy salad!
If slaving away in the play kitchen isn’t your scene, then perhaps a gentle tea party sounds good. Our tin tea sets in suitcases have been restocked and we now also offer a very sophisticated 8 piece ceramic set for serious tea partiers 8 years +
Guaranteed to ZOOM! out of the shop are these strong and speedy wooden scooters. The Debut wooden scooter from I’m Toys is a very reasonably priced, stylish ride-on toy featuring a sturdy body and easy-to-grip handlebars. They are easily assembled in under half an hour and are suitable for riders 3 years+. I’d be lying if I told you I hadn’t taken one for a test ride around the shop – these are so much fun and excellent quality. The race is on to get one, don’t miss out!
We all know the joy that accompanies a child’s first steps – the independence and freedom of being able to get around all by themselves is thrilling! And its even more fun if you’re soon moving around on wheels! Pictured above are classic toys we have in store for the younger walkers: the Pintoy baby walker with blocks, Wonderworld rocking horse, Pintoy trike, and Wheelie bugs ladybird!
Here are some great toy ideas for the toddlers: Pintoy ride on fire engine, Blue Ribbon balance board – sure it hasn’t got wheels, but its so good for working on gross motor skills and balance! And below the classic Pintoy doll stroller, and Everearth balance bike.
Getting out into the garden, exploring and investigating is a wonderland for kids! We have some fantastic tools to help: sturdy enamel pails and kid-size tools such as the rake, trowel and shovel above. Inspire some scientific thinking with the flower press and magnifying glass, so kids can see just how a flower works!
Don’t forget to stay clean in a durable Mexican oilcloth apron from Messy Essy!
The Little gardeners Gift Pack has everything they need to get out in the garden and get started: The Little Gardeners Guide, an apron, gloves and a spade!
And if you don’t have a big garden to explore and play in – there’s always the Eggling window sill garden!
Jumbo floor puzzles for 2+
We’ve just refreshed our supply of jigsaws from colorful brand Mudpuppy. There’s something for every age, and all of them are in practical and sturdy storage boxes. Say goodbye to the days of squashed, broken boxes and lost pieces!
Once they’ve mastered the jumbo floor puzzle, try out a 42 piece puzzle!
These 6-in-1 block puzzles have been popular in the past because they’re a little more challenging than a regular flat puzzle. Work with your child to problem solve which side matches which picture.
These puzzles are 63 piece sets, ideal for 4-6 year olds
And lastly, for the 6 years + crowd we have 100 piece puzzles – perfect for a rainy afternoon or a day home from school. The sense of achievement when these are finished can’t be beat! And the attractive tins they come packaged in will mean years of safe-keeping.
Take a look at a few of our favourite little inexpensive extra gifts to stuff those stockings!
1. Pocket Posh puzzle books 2.Wooden Dinosaur puzzle 3. Curiosi Rondo matchbox puzzles
1. Djeco dot-to-dot coloring pack 2. Transfer activity packs 3. Djeco 160 sticker packs
1. colored carpenters pencil set 2.Scented pens 3. Lyra rainbow pencils
1. Animated flip books 2. Original slinky 3. harmonica 4. wooden ‘catch the ball’ game
1. Pocket Tips for Knitters and Pocket Tips for Quilter 2. colorful embroidery scissors 3. Animal tape measures 4. Güterman gift set
1. Budkins 2. Wooden dollhouse family 3. Rainbow twirling ribbon 4. Felt duck 5. tiny Wooden town-in-a-bag
Everearth walker, busy pond activity centre
We are happy to announce our Everearth range has been replenished and expanded! EverEarth toys are 100% eco friendly, from the materials they use, manufacturing processes, packaging and printing! The immensely popular walker is back, and alongside it is the endlessly amusing busy pond activity centre.
Amazon and multi flower bead mazes
Everearth has over 45 years experience in the design and production of wooden toys, and ensure that their toys deliver fantastic play value as well as stimulate the child’s natural development.
Duck pull along, and sorting box
Triangle music activity centre
All of Everearth’s products are put through the most stringent internal testing, as well as through third party industry approved testing labs andmeeting the required international standards as a minimum.
interchangeable car set, balance bike
These bikes are sturdy and are great for developing essential motor skills like balance and coordination that kids miss out on with tricycles and bikes with training wheels.
Eco Farm play set and Dollhouse
The final box that EverEarth ticks is affordability – top quality toys that are kind to the earth and your wallet!