Because play is essential to a child's development, Djeco's collection is ever more entertaining, educational and imaginative. Faithful to their artistic approach, the passionate and inventive Djeco creative team calls on talented illustrators to enhance their collection of games and toys.
Beautiful solid boxes, high quality material, images designed by talented illustrators, booklets where each step is explained in colour…this is how this collection is designed.
Heralding from the Jura Mountains in France, the birthplace of the French toy industry, Janod epitomises the very best of French Design and a certain "je ne sais quoi" in its wooden toys. With its unique designs and bright colours, Janod fosters education through play.
If it's fun, everyday or special soft toys you are looking for, look no further! From Holland, Happy Horse perfectly captures a unique sense of humour bound to appeal to all ages. With design inspiration drawn from fashion, Happy Horse pushes the boundaries of colour and material in a plush market, which too often is uniform. Happy Horse's exacting standards of manufacture produce a safe and diverse range of nursery toys and plush animals to suit every need.
Founded in 1831 in Val Gardena, Italy, Sevi is the trademark of Europe's oldest wooden toy manufacturer whose history spans almost two centuries of devotion to wood. Although no longer manufactured in Italy, each toy is still manually crafted and hand painted to achieve an unparalleled level of detail as well as rendering it truly unique. Sevi's dedication to its core values of design, quality and fun makes it the heritage wooden toy brand of choice.
For more than 50 years Siku has fascinated children and adults alike with its model toys. The range of toy vehicle models is as fascinating and varied as the real world of transport. The many different models each have individual functions with a high attention to detail. Siku scale models have both play and collectable value for children of all ages. Siku toy models conform to the highest quality and safety requirements and ensure long-lasting, safe play and fun in the kids' playroom. To guarantee that these requirements are satisfied, Siku toy models are almost exclusively manufactured from zinc. This makes them robust and resilient, allowing for realistic simulation of everyday routines for road traffic, in construction and the emergency services or agriculture.
The French company, Papo, is high profile in the world of figurines. In today's world of consumption, Papo strives to manufacture long-lasting beautiful toys. Quality of design and the materials used has always been and remains a priority for Papo. It is unanimously acknowledged that it is the care in the detail and postures which bring Papo animals, pirates, knights, princesses and fairies to life and gives the impression that the figurines are animated. Papo toys are created to assist the support of play and development, and to stimulate the creativity and imagination of children.
Every once in a while a toy comes along which transcends style, form and time. Rubbabu is just such a brand. In colours as vibrant as the rainbow, Rubbabu toys are indestructible yet soft, making them ideal for safe indoor play. They are designed and manufactured in India from natural rubber sap and then coated in a luxurious velvet finish. Rubbabu's commitment to quality and safety is such that it sources its glue from the UK and its flocking material from Switzerland.
Sometimes there's no need to re-invent the wheel, but simply to give it a different spin! Crocodile Creek's ability to make learning and education fun sets new standards in the precious first years' environment. Crocodile Creek is guaranteed to educate whilst entertaining. Based in the USA, Crocodile Creek has a commitment to exceed rather than simply comply with quality standards and sources its unique designs from artists worldwide.
Based in Denmark, Franck & Fischer has produced a range of iconic soft toys that combines detail, functionality and great play value with appealing designs. The owners of the company go out of their way to forge close ties with their suppliers and ensure the processes employed are to the fair-trade standard wherever possible. Their products make beautiful gifts for little ones.
By leveraging their robotics expertise, Hexbug entered the toy industry in 2007 with the launch of the HEXBUG Micro Robotic Creatures product line. HEXBUG was designed to give children a positive experience with robotics at a young age. Their passion for robotics was the main catalyst fueling HEXBUG's inception. Hence, the brand was born! People are drawn to the HEXBUG brand for its products’ fascinating behavior, intelligent bug-like attributes and eye-catching packaging. Some of the products are so animated, they even fool cats, dogs and some humans into thinking they are alive!
Nanoblocks first went on sale in Japan in 2008, rapidly gaining success and a following in the toy and gift market. Nanoblocks are a construction product which allows the most intricate of model making with unique tiny sized plastic blocks. Highly collectible, these minature building block sets appeal to a wide range of tastes and ages. At just 1/8th the size of standars building bricks, the detail of Nanoblock projects has to be seen to be believed.
Would you believe Hama Beads were invented over 50 years ago by a Danish company that manufactured plastic straws? Hama Beads are small, coloured, craft beads that can be used in various ways to create wonderful designs and beautiful pieces of art. They are the leading brand of iron-together craft beads in the world.
Brio is a Swedish company famous for making quality wooden toys including trains and trainsets, stacking toys and push alongs. Brio was founded over 100 years ago and continues to design, develop and produce durable classic toys with a modern twist.
Established in 1995, Le Toy Van designs and produces detailed painted wooden toys. Stylish aesthetics and high play value encourages real learning through imaginative play. Le Toy Van creates award winning traditional toys in a number of iconic ranges from collectable characters through to classic dolls houses. All Le Toy Van toys are designed in the UK and ethically made using responsibly sourced materials.
Mudpuppy Press was launched in 1992 and is now part of the Galison Publishing Group based in San Fransisco, USA. Mudpuppy manufactures well designed products using fresh, contemporary designs which are popular in Museum stores. From an early specialisation in puzzles, Mudpuppy expanded to their current award-winning offering of puzzles, journals, diaries, educational games, toys, and stationery gifts for children and the young at heart.
Play time is a fundamental activity during childhood. Miniland Educational, offer a broad and varied range of toys to fill both play and learning time. Their mission is to provide toys that are developmentally appropriate for every level of early childhood. They are dedicated to having an arsenal of skill-building toys that can be successfully used by both parents and teachers.
EeBoo is a boutique toy manufacturer that specialises in useful, beautiful and well-made educational games and gifts. EeBoo creates refreshing toys and gifts that are 100% original. They commission their artwork from well-known and well-loved children’s book illustrators. Everything they make is meant for wholesome individual or family play. Many of their games and activities are based on old-fashioned formats which EeBoo re-invents with cheerful artwork and contemporary design. Literacy, story telling, drawing, imaginative play and basic maths are amoung the skills that EeBoo products encourage.
Keycraft was established in 1975. Their mission statement is ‘We love children, we love families, and love to provide affordable fun that educates and delights.’ They specialize in scientific and nature toys.
Scentco is a range of eco-friendly scented stationery products with fun, animated designs and long-lasting familiar scents. Collections include Smencils, Smens, Smarkers and the vibrant Smencil Buddy pencil cases. Across the range, all scents last for 2 years, and 100% recycled newspapers and biodegradable plastic are used to make each product.
By purchasing this product you are helping to support WWF with its valuable conservation work for animals, their habitats and the wider environment. High quality, environmentally and socially responsible products which can be used as effective tools to educate people about the challenges of conservation, climate change, human footprint and biodiversity loss. WWF Games & Puzzles are a new and environmentally responsible collection of FSC certified games and puzzles themed around species and habitats that WWF works actively to safeguard. The result is a line of products that are entertaining, rich in design, have a high educational value and reach a broad age audience.
Scibble Down specialise in the design and manufacturing of quality, affordable, creative, activity packs, cards and transfers. In 2010 they teamed up with the artistic talents of Clinton Banbury to launch their stunning new range of Scribble Down products, designed to stimulate creative play for boys and girls aged 4 years and up.
Anamalz is the original and award winning environmentally friendly animal range from Australia. Anamalz are made from organic maple wood and soft textile products. Each Anamalz is beautifully designed and crafted. Their unique characteristics are delightful and appealing to all ages. Each piece has its own wood grain and individual markings that makes it different from the next. These unique animal toys have the ability to move, to look left and right, up and down and stand in different poses. This inspires hours of creative play.
Bead Bazaar is an American brand that specialises in beads with a twist. All of their products come in beautiful packaging which can be re-used making them perfict gifts. The beads and charms are mostly made of wood. Each set contains all the beads and accessories needed to create gorgeous necklaces, bracelts and more.
Each Kaloo product is the culmination of a long history and colaboration of various departments brought to fruitition. The concept originated from within their creative designers team. A theme is elaborated on and a story defined. These words are then translated into a drawing, the impression is transcribed into shapes, patterns and materials. Special attention is paid to the material, ensuring quality of touch and colour harmony - their brand signatures. The initial form is then modified and reflected upon until a final model is perfected. Once arranged in their round gift boxes, a Kaloo soft toy just has to wait for a baby's arms.
For nearly 100 years, the French company, Vilac, has been designing and manufacturing beautiful wooden toys with passion and know-how. Their artists and designers have the ability to transmit their own dreams to children of all ages. We love their bright rainbow colours. See what you think?
Hape toys are created to inspire play, learning and exploration of the world we live in. Hape also believes that the future begins - and belongs - to our children. They feel it is their duty to leave them with infinite possibilities, not unsolvable problems. Hape work to very high standards and consider the environment at every stage in the development of their award winning toys. They use FSC accredited wood, carry out rigorous safety checks on every toy and promote fair and ethical working practices.
BULLYLAND was established in 1973 in Spraitbach, near Stuttgart, in southern Germany. Our famous figurines are still developed at our headquarter with much attention to detail.
Scratch is a lovely collection of unique toys, games and more. In a nutshell, Scratch is a spot of nostalgia, the timeless beauty of wood and all of that combined with a whiff of humour!