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The Bigjigs Toys Blog

With over 35 years experience in making award-winning toys, we know quite a bit about what children (and parents) love.

Explore our collection of toy and parenting blogs, written by our toy experts for you and your family.

How To Create A Kids Baking Kit

How To Create A Kids Baking Kit

It's World Baking Day! Grab your spoons and get ready to bake up a storm. we've got everything your little baker needs to create their perfect kids baking kit.
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7 Fun Family Activities To Do

7 Fun Family Activities To Do

Every year on 15th May the International Day of Families is celebrated across the planet. This day is a chance to celebrate families and raise awareness of issues that may affect families. we've put together 7 activities for families that are bound to bring you all together and cause lots of laughter and smiles.
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Best Soft Dolls & Ragdoll Toys

Best Soft Dolls & Ragdoll Toys

Soft dolls and ragdolls are ideal for little arms to hug and cuddle at nighttime and send them off soundly to the land of nod. Explore our top traditional ragdolls and soft dolls picks!
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Space Toys for Kids & Toddlers

Space Toys for Kids & Toddlers

Today is Space Day 2022, a day to celebrate the universe and all its magic. National Space Day was first introduced by aerospace company, Lockheed Martin, in 1997 as a way to promote STEM education among children. It was so popular it grew into International Space Day in 2001 and has been celebrated every year since!
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Fire Engine Toys for International Firefighter's Day

Fire Engine Toys for International Firefighter's Day

International Firefighter's Day is celebrated every year on the 4th of May. The 4th of May is also St Florian's Day; St Florian is believed to be one of the first commanding firefighters of a Roman Battalion and is the patron saint of firefighters.
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Top 10 Screen-Free Toys

Top 10 Screen-Free Toys

Every year, Screen-Free Week is a chance for thousands of people around the globe to unplug from technology and plug into life. Celebrate Screen-Free Week at school, at home and just about anywhere else.
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Small Business Spotlight: Perrygrove Railway

Small Business Spotlight: Perrygrove Railway

We chatted with Katherine Nelson-Brown at Perrygrove Railway. Perrygrove Railway is based near Coleford, on the edge of the Forest of Dean and is an award-winning Heritage Railway Association attraction.
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Celebrating South Devon Railway's 150th Anniversary

Celebrating South Devon Railway's 150th Anniversary

Our friends at South Devon Railway are celebrating 150 years on 1st May! To mark this magnificent milestone, they are hosting a three day celebration between Saturday 30th April and Monday 2nd May.
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The Best Toy Castles and Knights for St George's Day

The Best Toy Castles and Knights for St George's Day

Hip hip hooray, It's St. George's Day! We have rounded up our best wooden castle toys and medieval accessories for young Knights and Princesses on this mythical day.
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Celebrating Earth Day with Eco-Friendly Toys

Celebrating Earth Day with Eco-Friendly Toys

Eco-friendly toys are a great way to start teaching your child about sustainability and caring for the planet from an early age. What's more, investing in sustainable toys ensures that the toys have a longer lifespan (thanks to their durability) and their materials have been ethically sourced.
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The Ultimate Dinosaur Toys For Kids & Toddlers

The Ultimate Dinosaur Toys For Kids & Toddlers

'Dino' where to begin with choosing the perfect dinosaur toys? we've picked out our (tricera)top dinosaurs for kids, toddlers and babies that are guaranteed to put a Jurassic smile on their faces.
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New Eco-Friendly Toys For Your Child's Toy Box

New Eco-Friendly Toys For Your Child's Toy Box

It's our mission at Bigjigs Toys to produce sustainable, eco-friendly toys wherever possible. Our FSC® Certified range of wooden toys uses sustainably harvested FSC® wood.
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