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Traditional Children's Toys - with no batteries required!

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Have you ever been driven slightly mad by repetitive electronic voices coming from your child’s toys, or heard the same annoying tinny tune so many times in a day you go to bed with it jangling round your brain? It’s one of the banes of modern life – but it doesn’t have to be.  There are many fabulous toys which will keep your child entertained without sending you round the bend and, what’s more, the traditional, battery free toys are arguably better for your child as they let the child play in their own way rather than instructing them on...

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Toy Sale

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Bag a bargain - SALE now on! Every February the Giddy Goat Team toddle off to the Toy Fair and find lots of new, interesting and exciting toys, games and puzzles to stock in the shop. This means we have to clear our shelves to make room for all the new goodies we will find there.  We've picked out some of our most brilliant sale bargains for you below, but there will be more in our lovely Didsbury shop and online too.  If you've a birthday coming up or parties presents to buy for then grab a bargain now - stock is limited so...

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Hape's Limited Edition Toys for their We Care We Share charity initiative

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One of our favourite suppliers is Canadian manufacturer Hape, who make wonderful wooden toys which are both good quality and made of sustainably forested wood.  Their pre-school range has proved to be popular in our Manchester toy shop with their shape sorters, peg puzzles, wooden blocks and musical toys in particular being best sellers. Now we have even more reasons to like them as during 2016, which marks their 30th anniversary, they have developed a give-back program that has already sent thousands of its 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Block Sets to kids living in at-risk situations in Syria, Nepal and China. Launched...

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