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New Lottie Dolls

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We've been big fans of Lottie dolls since we first came across them at the Toy Fair in February 2016 and they have proved to be popular in our Didsbury toy shop, so we were delighted when they announced they were launching a new range of Lottie dolls and accessories for summer 2017. In keeping with the Lottie ethos and existing dolls, the new products reflect the spirit of Lottie as an adventurous, independent and fun loving young girl and we're pleased to see that the new range also includes more dolls with different skin and hair colours so that...

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Ben's six favourite toys for six year old boys

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Hello, I’m Ben and I’m six years old. I live in Didsbury and my favourite shop is Giddy Goat Toys. I like swimming, playing football, Paw Patrol and Power Rangers. My Mum has asked what my most fun toys are at the moment, so together we have picked out six of my favourite toys which I like to play with at home. Spiders and Spouts Game – Orchard Toys Giddy Goat Toys have a selection of these mini games from Orchard Toys to choose from. They are great for taking on holiday or for days out. Ben particularly likes the...

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Baby Showers – Party Games and Gift Ideas

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Baby Showers are becoming more and more popular these days and are a great way to celebrate the new mum-to-be’s pregnancy and the pending birth of their baby.  Traditional baby showers actually began in America just after World War II when record numbers of young couples started having babies and their families and friends wanted to celebrate the arrival of each new child. It slowly caught on here in the U.K. after being seen for a long time as a so called ‘Hallmark occasion’ and is generally seen as something of a norm now and is celebrated by women all over...

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B Toys – inspirational children’s toys at Giddy Goat Toys

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B Toys – fun and funky children’s toys One of our favourite toy ranges within our Didsbury shop is the B Toys range by Battat Toys.  Battat are a Canadian brand and they make bright and colourful fun activity toys.  The toys are fantastic quality and have been well designed to offer lots of play value to children due to their different functions and features. The range has been developed by a team of parents who know how children like to play, for example, all parents know how much babies love to play with their mobile phones and keys; which...

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Mix it up with Lego Mixels

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Local parent blogger Jane from HodgePodgeDays has written this in praise of Lego Mixels. Lego is a versatile and perennially popular toy for kids. They can follow instructions and build their own kit or let their imaginations run wild and create whatever they want. Lego is great for developing hand to eye co-ordination, dexterity and spatial awareness. At Giddy Goat Toys they have an extensive range of Lego including Lego Classic, Lego City, Lego Creator, Lego Star Wars, Lego DC Comics Super Heroes, Lego Juniors (easy to build), Lego Friends, Lego Technic and Lego Ninjago. At home we have crates...

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