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Spring into action this Easter with a whole host of things to do with the kids, indoors and outdoors! INDOORS The British weather is unpredictable, that’s a fact. So check out our 5 favourite things to do at home/inside to keep the kids entertained…   Get competitive with the family   Family game time gets …
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Four Ways to Develop Shape & Colour Recognition – Guest Blog written by What2Buy4Kids A key building block of a preschooler’s development is the recognition and understanding of the world around them. Although they may not be able to name them, kids learn from an early age that there are different shapes and colours everywhere; …
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It’s pancake day today and that means it’s time to dust off your apron and get flipping! Pancake day is a great way to get the kids in the kitchen with some interactive fun learning! We’ve written a recipe that your little ones can follow along whilst they help you in the kitchen. If you’re …
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Bigjigs Toys Limited are delighted to announce it has acquired the wooden Tidlo brand from John Crane Limited. The well established Tidlo brand is synonymous with good design, quality and longevity in the UK retail and educational markets. The Directors of Bigjigs toys are delighted with the purchase and the swift transfer is testament to …
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It’s January and that means it’s time for New Year’s resolutions! This year, scrap the half-hearted promise to lose weight or keep the house tidy and do something that affects the entire planet. Yup, we’re talking eco-living! Okay, so we know you’re not going to end global warming in one year but there are small …
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Hopefully, if you’re a Bigjigs fan and follower you noticed the competitions we were running throughout December. Giving away a new toy every week, we had a huge amount of entries but one in particular really stood out to us. Vikki posted wanting to win so she could donate the prize toy to the William …
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By now, your little one has probably given you their wish lists, circled every toy in the catalogue, and pointed out every toy, in every shop; leaving you with a Christmas list as long as your arm. This combined with the huge amount of toys available to buy, finding the right Christmas presents can seem …
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Back to School resources top 10

School Time – It’s very nearly that time of year again! I know we’re only a few days into the summer holidays and you might feel like you need a survival guide… read ours here.  But, the summer holidays will be over before we know it and then its back to school time! Why not, think …
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Summer is here! And the holidays are just days away and the kids will be ready to GO all day, every day! Do you know what we need? A PLAN! Here are our some of our favourite ideas to keep your little ones entertain through the summer holidays! Summer Survival Guide: You can work through these …
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Have a Bigjigs Rail Outdoor adventure! On sunny, warm days there is nothing better than getting out into the garden to play! But, it doesn’t have to stop at swings, slides & water toys – why not get your favourite toys which are usually enjoyed in the living room out into the garden! For example, …
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Bug Box Lifestyle summer survival guide

Forest School Activities At Home Take your learning outdoors into the fresh air! The beauty of being outdoors and doing forest school activities is that children probably do not perceive it as ‘learning’ and yet they learn some of their most valuable lessons there. From scavenger hunts, mud pies to sensory boxes.  All the time exploring new …
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Green Toys Sand and Water Play

Sand & water play enables hands-on learning & can be easily linked to the school curriculum You don’t have to be on the beach to reap the benefits of playing with sand and water. Get out in the garden and play in the sand, water, or if you’re brave mud! These natural resources provide great opportunities for …
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