"Its the most wonderful time of the year"....and the most anticipated as Bigjigs Toys
release their top 10 must have's for this Christmas!
Each year we have more and more great toys to choose from; this year it has been particularly hard this year to pick our top 10 because there are so many favourites and deserving toys.
This list of toys have been chosen by you, the press, designers and ourselves to find the most sought after Bigjigs Toys. All of these toys provide fun and entertainment whilst aiding the development of important skills needed for healthy growth. The price range varies but they all offer great value for money because of their long life span.
Here is Bigjigs Toys 'Top 10 Christmas Toys'.
10. Rolling Shape Sorter
A favourite for babies and toddlers over the years, this wooden rolling sorter is not only environmentally sounds, its completely safe and will help children focus on a particular activity and challenge. Brightly coloured, the task encourages children to post the correctly shaped block into the same shaped hole - which can then be rolled across the floor, making a great clacking sound!
Available for £9.99
- this wonderful wooden toy is ideal for youngsters aged 1 years + in helping to develop coordination, dexterity and motor skills. Made from the highest quality wood, and finished to a quality standard, rest assured that this toy is the real deal.
9. Cutting Fruit Set
This wonderful wooden cutting fruit set comes complete with a banana, apple, strawberry and many more delicious treats. Children can learn how to correctly hold food, whilst learning the importance of healthy eating. Complete with a wooden knife, chopping board and box, this superb array of decorative fruits is a must have for youngsters who adore roleplay.
Available for £10.49
- roleplay lovers will revel in this delicious Cutting Fruit Set.
8. Pirate Skittles
"Ahoy me hearties!"
This set of brightly coloured 'friendly' pirates will entertain youngsters for hours. Little ones will enjoy knocking down the six highly decorative pirates including the captain with the brightly coloured ball. Their size make them perfect for indoor and outdoor play, whatever the weather! Just don't miss them all otherwise you might have to walk the plank!
Available for £7.49
- this is a great activity toy for children aged 2 years+!
7. Chunky Alphabet Puzzle
This brightly coloured Chunky Alphabet Puzzle offers children a fun way in which to learn and absorb the alphabet, helping with letter recognition through play. This wonderful puzzle has recently featured in The Guardian's Christmas Gift Guide
Available for £13.99
- this Chunky Alphabet Puzzle encourages learning through play and is ideal for children aged 18 months+.
6. Figure of Eight Train Set
The Bigjigs Rail Figure of Eight Train Set is one of our best sellers and has recently won the gold medal in the Best Wooden Toy Category from Toyshop UK. This 40 piece train set, for children aged 3+, creates a figure of eight train track complete with viaducts and colourful train engine and carriages; the set will come to life with the additional accessories including wooden houses, shrubbery and figurines. Bigjigs Rail Sets are perfect for youngsters who have an interest in trains, and a great for encouraging creative and imaginative play!
Available for £21.99
- this wonderful wooden train set will provide hours of fun and entertainment.
5. Triangular Activity Centre
This beautiful Triangular Activity Centre, which features a colourful abacus on one side, wooden letter/picture blocks on another and a blackboard on the third, is a great educational toy for children aged 1+. A recent winner of the Slow Toy Awards, this activity centre received huge praise from the national press including The Metro, Guardian and Independent. This wonderful wooden toy offers a modern twist on a classic toy encouraging learning through play, helping to enrich the educational experience.
Available for £24.99
- this is a top educational toy that will stand the test of time!
4. Blossom Cottage
Four time award winner Blossom Cottage is one of our must haves for Christmas 2012. This beautiful cottage with a highly decorative exterior opens out to reveal a family home with four fully furnished rooms along with a unique garden and patio. This dolls house comes complete with a 4 piece doll family and 18 pieces of furniture allowing youngsters to sculpt and design their own home. This wonderful dolls house is ideal for children aged 3+ who love roleplay and using their imagination. The unique carry roof ensures that the house folds up to make the playset portable!
Available for £64.99
- this wonderful wooden dolls house would make the perfect addition to a little ones bedroom, nursery or playroom!
3. Art Easel
Is your child destined to become the next Van Gogh, Monet or Constable? With this Junior Art Easel they now can. This stand up board with a whiteboard on one face and a blackboard on the other can inspires truly great masterpieces. Included with the easel is a paper roll, which can be fixed to one side of the board, four paint pots, a board eraser and a box of coloured chalk.
Available for £36.99
- this wooden Junior Art Easel is the perfect started kit for budding artists.
2. Town & Country Train Set
At number two is one of our most exciting rail sets available - The Town & Country Train Set. This 101 piece railway set contains tonnes of wooden track and accessories including bridges, crossings and railway stations; this set is the perfect gift for a train mad youngsters. The trees, boats, vehicles, buildings and figurines bring the set to life and ensure that imagination and creative play are taken to the highest heights. Complete with train engine and carriages, watch the delight on a youngsters face as they push it around this wooden track.
Available for £47.99
- imagine the excitement your little one gets when they tear open the wrapping paper to find this underneath!
1. Fairview Manor
Our number 1 toy for this Christmas has to be our Fairview Manor. This stunning manor house with a pretty pink and cream exterior, opens out to reveal four fully furnished rooms along with a hinged roof to the attic. Complete with functional doors and windows incorporating a fantastic sliding patio door, children will love designing and making their ideal home with 26 pieces of furnitures for the 6 piece doll family who also come with a cat and dog to look after. This is the ultimate in play houses which stimulates and entertains children aged 3 years+, and also a recent winner in the prestigious Oppenheim Award in the USA.
Available for £109.99
- this is the ultimate in dolls houses and is the reason why it is our number 1 toy for this Christmas!
Our 'Top 10 Christmas Toys' are all available at shop.bigjigstoys.com
- along with another 1500 fantastic toys, all suitable for boys and girls aged from 0-10 years.
The fun doest stop there...
We are giving away one of top 10 toys each day from December 1st, simply follow us on Facebook
and look out for the competitions which go live from 9 am on Monday!
Good Luck and Merry Xmas from everyone at Bigjigs Toys :-) x