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Product news and reviews — Christmas

Family Board Games at Giddy Goat Toys

Christmas Games and Puzzles Toy Shop Traditional Toys

Spend quality family time this Christmas with a fun family board game! Every family has their own Christmas traditions, usually they involve leaving brandy and mince pies out for Father Christmas, hanging stockings by the fire and watching The Wizard of Oz.  One great tradition is the playing of a well-loved board game after Christmas dinner, somehow beating Grandad at Cluedo helps to digest all the turkey and stuffing and there’s something warm, fuzzy and bonding about the whole family sat around the table, trying to figure out if it was Miss Scarlett in the library with the candlestick or...

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Stress free Christmas shopping in South Manchester

Christmas Didsbury Manchester Toy Shop

In December, Manchester city centre and other large shopping centres can be daunting and overwhelmingly busy. If you fancy a stress-free and pleasant shopping day out, head down to Didsbury in south Manchester. Didsbury has great transport links; it’s easy to get to on the Metrolink, on the bus or by car. Didsbury village has a great range of shops and restaurants, such as Giddy Goat Toys – a traditional children’s toy shop. And shops like Harriet and Dee, with their gorgeous gifts and jewellery. The world famous Cheese Hamlet, an award winning cheese shop and deli. Bond and McQueen...

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Winter Reads - A Dot in the Snow by Corrinne Averiss

Books Children's books Christmas Didsbury Manchester manchester toy shop Pre-School Toys Toy Shop winter

New in stock and what we think is the perfect winter read, we have A Dot in the Snow by local author, Corrinne Averiss. A Dot in the Snow is a beautifully illustrated and heart-warming tale of Miki the polar bear cub. He discovers a dot in the snow and dashes off to investigate. Miki has never met a human before and soon polar bear and human bond and become firm friends. This is a moving and poignant story set in the challenging polar landscape, and perfect for the Christmas season. It combines the themes of empathy, kindness, and courage....

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