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We have put together a list of 10 awesome toys that would be perfect for filling up a little ones Christmas stocking! These wonderful wooden toys will provide hours of entertainment, and will not break the bank either! Which one are you hoping Santa will bring?   Pirate Skittles & Fairy Skittles “Ahoy me hearties!” …
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Children learn best when they do not realise they are learning. It has been argued that ‘real’ learning does not take place in an artificial classroom environment, but through engagement and interaction with everyday tasks. As many of you know, Bigjigs HQ is often awash with tonnes of cakes and baked goods (mostly created by …
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Bigjigs’ Top 10 Xmas Toys!

October 21st, 2013 | Posted by Sam Ireland in Bigjigs Toys - (11 Comments)

It is that time of year again Bigjiggers… where we announce our ‘Top 10’ toys for Christmas 2013. Each year it gets harder and harder to choose from the hundreds of favourites we have available! This list has been compiled by you the general public, our retailers, toy industry experts and by us, the wooden …
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Over a month and a half had elapsed since we sent off our sponsorship proposal to Boris Johnson, the TfL and the London Assembly. Alas, we got a response from the main man in London. Unfortunately we are not able to show you the map we sent as we have been censored by the TfL …
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We have today launched an audacious bid to secure the sponsorship of the London Underground, its lines and its stations. A few weeks ago, a report by The Conservative Party on the London Assembly said that the Transport for London (TfL) should consider the renaming of the London Underground lines and stations in order to …
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To coincide with our launch of new toys for 2013, we have decided to give away over £100 worth of toys to one lucky ‘Pinner’.   To be in with a chance of winning simply head over to our Pinterest page and pin your favourite 3 new toys. Simple. The toys featured in the hamper are …
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Bloggers will write monthly columns and take part in exclusive research. ToyNews has established an official network of parents to keep the UK trade up-to-date with consumer news, views and features. Members of the parenting network will help share their views on the toy market, write a monthly column and contribute to our regular parent …
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 Bigjigs Toys are delighted to announce that they are sponsoring Sussex Mummy and Being Mrs C to represent the brand at this year’s BritMums Live! event. The two Play Patrol agents will descend on London to take part in the UK’s largest two-day social media conference and blogger event which will see over 500 delegates …
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Archaeologists have discovered a 220-year-old railway tunnel believed to be the oldest in the world. The historic Fritchley Tunnel, in Crich, Derbyshire, can be traced back to 1793, two years earlier than the previous record holder. The discovery was made after they linked the tunnel to a now-defunct railway, used by industrialists to transport limestone …
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So the time has come to announce our Play Patrol agents. When we first discussed the idea of Play Patrol in 2012 we could not have hoped for a greater reaction. We had over 100 bloggers register their interest on our Facebook page whereby over 50 completed the application form stage, letting us know why they would …
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Back to the drawing board!

April 8th, 2013 | Posted by Sam Ireland in Bigjigs Toys - (0 Comments)

So it is week 2 of the Easter Holidays…this is the week where everybody starts becoming a little aggy with each other, so us creatives at Bigjigs HQ have come up with some superb colouring sheets to help everyone mellow and to pass some time… we are also giving you the chance to win one …
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As you know, we had over 100 hundred entries for our Play Patrol scheme and it was a really difficult decision just to cut them down! Alas! We managed to whittle it down to just 12 lucky hopefuls. Each of the 12 applicants were asked to submit a review on our gorgeous new Farm House Sorter:   …
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