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Enjoying the Great Outdoors!

Enjoying the Great Outdoors!

There are days when you just can’t convince the kids to go outside, you know a run in the park would do everyone good but they’re just not interested!  There are ways to encourage them outside – try “I’m off for an adventure, who’s coming” – far more interesting than “Let’s go for a walk”.  If the weather is nice take a kite or a football, organise a treasure hunt – it doesn’t have to be for treasure, you could…

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Easter Treats and Gifts

Easter Treats and Gifts

Most of us enjoy chocolate eggs and sticky treats, but sometimes you want to give something a little longer lasting.  Mulberry Bush can certainly help with everything from traditional wooden toys, gifts and games to the more innovative and educational toys too! You might associate cuddly bunnies and farm animals with Easter and we have a varied selection, including some that can be personalised. Younger children love a trip to the farm and these would be an enjoyable reminder to…

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Our Top 12 Christmas Gift Ideas

Our Top 12 Christmas Gift Ideas

There has been a lot of talk about Christmas over the past few weeks and with the festive season on the horizon we thought now would be a good idea to release our Top 12 Christmas Gift Ideas. We take pride in selecting toys and gifts that are a little bit different from most retailers and our selection is based on what we think will be our customers’ favourites this season. Take a look at our selection below. Apple Tree…

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Toy Safety Testing

Toy Safety Testing

We are often asked if our toys are safe – and understandably so when there are so many scary stories in the press about unscrupulous people selling the latest toy craze and not having it safety tested.  All toys sold in the UK must meet the standards set out in the EN71 toys safety directive; toys must be safe and fit for purpose.  Anybody manufacturing toys in the EU, importing toys into the EU, selling or distributing toys in the…

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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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Geography Resources & Useful Websites

Geography Resources & Useful Websites

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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Personalised Gifts – Back by popular demand!

Personalised Gifts – Back by popular demand!

We love to hear from our customers and following your overwhelming requests for the Letterbox personalised  range we are delighted to re-introduce many of their incredibly popular best sellers. So here they are – we’ve got it all wrapped up from towels to pencils to placemats and more! Our new catalogue featuring these and lots more exciting new products will be mailed around mid-March. But if you can’t wait – you can get an early sneaky peek on our website…

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Christmas closing

Christmas closing

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  We will be closed from the afternoon of Monday 23rd December until Thursday 2nd January.  Any orders placed in that time will be despatched on that date.

New Catalogue now printed & posted!

New Catalogue now printed & posted!

Have you received our autumn catalogue yet?  We can hardly believe it but it is that time of year again and our new catalogue is now printed and in the post.  If you’re not on our mailing list you can request a copy but in the meantime why not take a look at the many new toys we already have in stock?  More new toys, gifts and games are being added every day.

Easter closing

Easter closing

Our office is now closed for Easter, reopening on Tuesday 2nd April.  Our website is if course still able to accept orders over the Easter weekend and these will be despatched on Tuesday 2nd April. We wish all our customers a restful weekend.