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Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit meets a new generation

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Beatrix Potter’s timeless hero, Peter Rabbit is set to make his film debut in February 2018. This furry adventurer features in this live action/CGI film and is voiced by James Corden, alongside other famous names including Margot Robbie, Sam Neill and Daisy Ridley. Peter Rabbit and his friends never go out of fashion, with generations of children reading about his adventures. In recent years the Peter Rabbit cartoon on CBeebies has introduced this timeless hero to a new generation on Beatrix Potter fans. Peter Rabbit books, toys, games and puzzles will be incredibly popular this Christmas. Here at Giddy Goat...

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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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Play Teachers

Didsbury Manchester Toy Shop Role Playing Toys

Play Teachers Play Teachers is, as the new suggests, a playset which allows children to 'play schools' and it has been a firm favourite in our south Manchester Toy Shop for over four years now and it's been consistently popular with our customers during that time. Play Teachers was created by South Manchester teach Frazer Moyes, who told us that the inspiration behind his creation came from his own children, “as a Primary school teacher, the idea for Play Teachers came about watching my own daughters playing schools at home when they were young.  They often asked me for ideas for their own play ‘lessons’ as they and...

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