Visit Our Warehouse Clearance Sale

Visit Our Warehouse Clearance Sale

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who came to our sale today. It’s been a huge success and we’re happy to say that everything has now been sold. This means TOMORROW’S SALE IS NOW CANCELLED. It was lovely to meet everyone and we hope you all enjoy your new toys. We still have loads of great products in stock in our main warehouse – and many more new toys, gifts and games arriving soon.  See our website for details.  And if…

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What Is Traditional Dolls House Scale?

What Is Traditional Dolls House Scale?

Doll’s houses at the 1:12 scale are the most common scale for children.  But we are often asked what the 1:12 scale means and whether our range of dolls houses and accessories are compatible. The 1:12 scale has its roots in the imperial measuring system – where one inch on the doll’s house is equivalent to one foot on a real house.  So the house is twelve times smaller than a full size house. Historically, it was chosen as the…

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Choosing Wooden Toys helps our planet

Choosing Wooden Toys helps our planet

With the increasing pressure and awareness of the environmental concerns that effect our planet it has never been so important to make informed and responsible buying decisions. Here at Mulberry Bush we try our best to be mindful of our impact on the environment. We use recycled packaging and implement the three R’s wherever we can, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle! Most importantly however is our pride in the products we sell. We focus on traditional, well made toys that we…

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Christmas Eve Box Ideas

Christmas Eve Box Ideas

Why not start an enchanting new Christmas tradition with a Christmas Eve Box and perhaps the excitement of opening one of these will stop the “Can we have just one present please? Just one”.  How many times do parents hear that every Christmas Eve? Our range of smooth wooden Christmas Eve Boxes are hinged and decorated with a choice of designs that can be personalised with a child’s name or family name.  They are supplied empty for you to fill…

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Get Set…Bake!

Get Set…Bake!

With the excitement mounting around the season finale of The Great British Bake Off 2018, why not let the children join in the fun too with our play food and play kitchens!  Our fantastic wooden range includes the delightful Honeybake Oven & Hob, with an easy view oven, spinning cooker knobs and lots of accessories and the Country Play Kitchen where they can play cooking and washing up too!  Children love role play and these sets include everything they need…

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Our Top Twelve Christmas Toy Predictions For 2018!

Our Top Twelve Christmas Toy Predictions For 2018!

We really enjoy selecting our range of toys for the Autumn/Winter season.  While the heat was blistering, we were assembling, testing, playing with and giving the Mulberry Bush stamp of approval to our new range.  As we specialise in traditional and innovative toys, gifts and games our Top 12 For Christmas List is a little different to other retailers and is full of items that will give lasting value.  Do let us know what you think, we’re always pleased to…

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Writing Matters: how to teach a young child to write

Writing Matters: how to teach a young child to write

Encouraging a young child to write requires creativity so that each day feels fresh and engaging. To celebrate National Stationery Week and its motto #WritingMatters, we’ve been asking parents for tips on how they create a positive learning culture at home that promotes writing as a fun and accessible activity for all ages. This handy guide combines their tips with our own to provide a comprehensive resource for learning outside the classroom. Learning happens when you make activities fun Home…

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National Stationery week: Back to school supplies

National Stationery week: Back to school supplies

We all remember our stationery from school: the smelly gel pens, the rattly tin pencil cases, the novelty rubbers and bendy rulers, notebooks covered with wrapping paper and novelty pencil toppers. Stationery may be a source of nostalgia for some, but for young children, bright and engaging stationery is actually of great importance. Just as a child chooses their favourite toys and sets, they’re more likely to engage with something if it’s in their favourite colour or personalised for them….

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Geography Learners: Useful Websites and Resources That Will Rock Your World!

Geography Learners: Useful Websites and Resources That Will Rock Your World!

Drum roll please…… our World Map Jigsaw – one of our range of education toys has been singled out for being a great Geography resource by Tutorful in their latest blog! After a tough selection process and after whittling down from hundreds of recommended resources, our jigsaw has been chosen to feature in Tutorful’s editorial – Geography Learners: Useful Websites and Resources That Will Rock Your World! Their article recommends some incredible geographical websites, apps and resources to bring our…

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Mulberry Bush and Mobile Phones Direct collaborate on Parental Controls Campaign

Mulberry Bush and Mobile Phones Direct collaborate on Parental Controls Campaign

In a digital world, online child safety is more important than ever. The rise in technology has seen a new generation of children grow up staring at tech toys, and gadgets – not to mention looking at smartphones from a young age. While these children may have more knowledge of technology than previous generations, they are still vulnerable to online dangers and should be monitored. Here at Mulberry Bush, we prioritise online safety for children. Our toys and games are…

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