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The Great Giddy Goat Pebble Hunt

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This week we welcomed in Taylen from Sale Grammar School to do his work experience in the shop.  We asked Taylen to organise a fun activity that he could publicise on social media and together we came up with The Great Giddy Goat Pebble Hunt.                Taylen has painted six pebbles using colourful paint and written 'return to Giddy Goat Toys to claim a prize' on the back.  He has hidden them in Didsbury Park for children to find, having taken some photo's to use as clues. He has selected some pocket money toys...

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Happy Birthday to the Very Hungry Caterpillar

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar celebrates it's 50th birthday in 2019.  Here at Giddy Goat Toys we have a gorgeous range of Very Hungry Caterpillar toys and gifts for babies to complement the classic children's book.

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A Day at the Fair

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This February we visited the Toy and Gift Spring Fair at Birmingham's NEC. It's one of the highlights of our year and it gives us chance to see lots of our current suppliers and check out their range of toys and games 'in the flesh' and to talk to sales staff about their products in details.  It's fantastic fun as you would expect in such a lively and colourful environment which is literally jam packed with toys to look at and play with. It also gives us an opportunity to check out potential new suppliers.  There are literally hundreds of exhibitors...

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What kind of shopper are you?

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Whatever kind of shopping style you have - whether you're in a rush or like to take a long time making a decison and whether you need help or prefer to be left to mooch, we'll give you the time and help you want.

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Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit meets a new generation

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Beatrix Potter’s timeless hero, Peter Rabbit is set to make his film debut in February 2018. This furry adventurer features in this live action/CGI film and is voiced by James Corden, alongside other famous names including Margot Robbie, Sam Neill and Daisy Ridley. Peter Rabbit and his friends never go out of fashion, with generations of children reading about his adventures. In recent years the Peter Rabbit cartoon on CBeebies has introduced this timeless hero to a new generation on Beatrix Potter fans. Peter Rabbit books, toys, games and puzzles will be incredibly popular this Christmas. Here at Giddy Goat...

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