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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 Have A Hoppy Easter

How To Have A Hoppy Easter

Easter doesn 't always have to be chock full of chocolate eggs! we've rounded up our favourite Easter toys that are bound to make this special day egg-stra fun. The only thing left to do now is to hop to it - Happy Easter, everyone!
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Meet The Incredible New Lottie Dolls

Meet The Incredible New Lottie Dolls

Award-winning Lottie Dolls were created in 2010 by Arklu Ltd, where the founders, Ian and Lucie, were struggling to find dolls that were appropriate for children. Ian and Lucie designed Lottie to have the average proportions of a 9-year-old child and gave Lottie various inspirational hobbies and interests.
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Our Top Wooden Castle Toys

Our Top Wooden Castle Toys

there's nothing more magical than toy castles. Children can use their imaginations to create their own Royal Kingdom, have a Medieval knight battle, or enjoy a whimsical train ride to fairytale land far, far away. we've picked our favourite wooden castle toys that will inspire hours of pretend play.
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How To Prank Your Parents For April Fools Day

How To Prank Your Parents For April Fools Day

It's April Fools Day and you may be wondering how to prank your Mum and Dad. Don't worry, we've got you! Explore our hilarious prank ideas below that parents won't see coming. We can't guarantee that you won't get 'grounded'
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The Importance of Recycling For Kids

The Importance of Recycling For Kids

Getting kids up to speed with recycling can feel like a challenge. Playtime is an enjoyable way for kids to understand the importance of recycling and how they can help.
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Fun Mother and Child Activities for Mother's Day

Fun Mother and Child Activities for Mother's Day

Quick, there's still time to do something nice for Mum this Mother's Day. If you're stuck for ideas, read up on our mother and child activity ideas that are bound to make Mother's Day 2022 a success.
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The Best Kids Garden Toys For Spring & Summer

The Best Kids Garden Toys For Spring & Summer

With the warmer weather on the way, the garden becomes your little rascal's new playground as they explore the great outdoors. we've picked our favourite new garden toys to help keep children occupied outdoors (and to help make those daily walks more enjoyable).
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Help Us To Help Ukraine: Update

Help Us To Help Ukraine: Update

We want to say a big THANK YOU to all of the volunteers who came to our warehouse over the last week and helped to donate, sort and pack supplies into the lorries that left for Eastern Europe.
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Small Business Spotlight: Newbie and Me

Small Business Spotlight: Newbie and Me

We're excited to announce that the Newbie and Me baby store in Crewe has added an exclusive Bigjigs Toys toy shop to its offering. Newbie and Me is an independent family-run baby store that first opened in 2017 with a mission to provide a seamless shopping experience for parents and parents-to-be. We chatted with Newbie and Me to find out more about their journey so far.
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Inspirational Lottie Dolls for International Women's Day

Inspirational Lottie Dolls for International Women's Day

This year's International Women's Day theme is #BreakTheBias, which centres on creating a world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination, and embraces inclusivity and diversity. we've picked our favourite Lottie Dolls that will empower and educate kids about strong women and girls.
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Help Us To Help Ukraine

Help Us To Help Ukraine

We are deeply saddened by the invasion of Ukraine and are welcoming donations to help the crisis. We need volunteers to donate, sort and pack supplies over at our Folkestone warehouse, which will then be loaded onto a 20ft lorry and taken to the Polish border to go to Ukraine.
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World Book Day 2022

World Book Day 2022

Celebrating its 25th birthday, World Book Day encourages children to read for pleasure and to fall in love with reading. Explore our World Book Day ideas!
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