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With over 35 years experience in making award-winning toys, we know quite a bit about what children (and parents) love.

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Baby Walkers: Things To Consider Before You Buy

Baby Walkers: Things To Consider Before You Buy

One of the most exciting moments for new parents is witnessing their baby's first steps, and a push-along walker can support them as they navigate the world around them. But with so many options available, choosing the right baby walker can be daunting. Join us as we explore the ins and outs of selecting the perfect walker for your little explorer.
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Building Skills and Bonds: The Benefits of Board Games for Children and Families

Building Skills and Bonds: The Benefits of Board Games for Children and Families

In today's fast-paced digital age, finding meaningful ways to connect as a family can be challenging. Bigjigs Toys offers a delightful solution with their range of board games that not only entertain but also help children develop essential skills while fostering family togetherness. Let's explore the numerous benefits these games bring to the table.
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Making Mealtimes Enjoyable for Your Lil’ Picky Eater

Making Mealtimes Enjoyable for Your Lil’ Picky Eater

Convincing a finicky toddler to eat anything beyond dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets can feel like an uphill battle no parent wants to fight! Dealing with mealtime struggles with a fussy eater can be draining, but with a touch of creativity and a dose of patience, you can transform these moments into cherished family memories.
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Everything You Need to Know About Wooden Railway

Everything You Need to Know About Wooden Railway

Wooden Railway: Your Questions Answered

Considering getting your toddler their first train set or curious about the value of train toys? Let us assist you with our answers to the most common questions!

To celebrate our line of wooden railway toys, we have created a short guide detailing the benefits of train play to help you decide which wooden train toy is best for your little rail enthusiast!

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Easter Egg-stravaganza: Exciting Activities for Kids

Easter Egg-stravaganza: Exciting Activities for Kids

With Easter swiftly approaching, it’s time to gear up for a whole lot of fun activities to enjoy with the kids! Both indoors and outdoors, here are some egg-citing ideas to consider.
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All You Need to Know About Baby Sensory Toys

All You Need to Know About Baby Sensory Toys

Coming up with ways to engage your baby can be a challenge, especially considering their short attention spans! However, sensory play is enjoyable for all ages and can be done easily and affordably from the comfort of your home. But where do you start? Keep reading for our top tips, baby sensory ideas, and favorite baby sensory toys for your little explorers!
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Everything You Need To Know About Montessori Toys

Everything You Need To Know About Montessori Toys

Montessori parenting is a growing trend in family homes around the globe, with many parents favouring this relaxed, nurturing and freeing approach to their child’s development. The Montessori mantra ‘follow the child’ is particularly key in play, where open-ended toys give kids the chance to take the lead in their own learning. To find out more, check out our quick-read guide on everything you need to know about Montessori toys.
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The Power of Play: Why Kids Should Play With Wooden Toy Food

The Power of Play: Why Kids Should Play With Wooden Toy Food

In today's digital age, where screens dominate much of children's playtime, it's easy to overlook the simple joy and benefits of traditional toys. Wooden toy food sets, particularly those from Bigjigs, offer a timeless and enriching play experience that not only sparks imagination but also promotes developmental skills. In this article, we delve into the reasons why wooden toy food should be a staple in every child's playroom, exploring the educational, eco-friendly, and sensory advantages they offer.
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How To Make A Sensory Box

How To Make A Sensory Box

Enter the world of sensory boxes! This simple idea has become a trendy parenting solution, offering a delightful way to keep little ones engaged both at home and while on the move.

Curious to learn more about the benefits of sensory toys? Keep reading to uncover the ins and outs of sensory boxes and how to craft one for your inquisitive child.

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