Grasshopper Toys Blog & Reviews
Inspire your kid to learn about farming, space, dinosaurs and more with Playmobil sets at Grasshopper Toys!
Valentines day comes once a year. It’s a day in which we celebrate our loved ones. Our mums, our dads, brothers, sisters, wives, husbands and friends. It’s a day in which we let them know that we appreciate them, that they mean a lot to us. Nobody quite knows why valentines day got started exactly, but the one story we like is that it began with the Saint Valentine of Rome.
There is always some new toy. Toys are changing constantly and kids want the latest and greatest gadgets. As adults we want our kids to have great expiernces with toys. We have fond memories of our own and would love to pass them on. In this Blog we will take a look at a few of those classic stories and play things.
One of our resolutions this year is to read more books. It sounds easy – just pick up more books and read – but how can we make sure that we stick to our plan? Here are some great tips to help you stick to your new resolution to read more books by yourself or with your children.
LEGO is a timelessly creative toy for kids aged 3 upwards. It comes in many shapes and sizes form the giant castles of Lego Castle to the sprawling Lego City sets to the small Lego Minifigs. There is just so much of it! So what do you do when your collection becomes dirty over time with regular use. Or nasty really quick due to kid use.
A Free fun craft activity for your and your kids, Egghead craftables are so simple and will amuse you for hours.All you need is paper, glue, colours and access to a printer.
Grasshopper Toys features toys from all leading brands. While each of our brands has something unique for children, one of our most popular brands is Melissa & Doug. The US-based brand has been enthralling kids and parents alike for more than 25 years. In this article, we try to understand more about the Melissa & Doug.
It’s Thursday which means the world of social media turns it rose tinted gaze towards #ThrowbackThursday. Our contribution will be talking about the great classic by Frank L. Baum: the Wizard Of Oz
Let’s take a look at some new stuff this week and ask #whatsnewwednesday. We have had a bunch of new stock in at grasshopper and we have heard about an exciting new technology in its infancy. We discuss this and more in our article and as always ask for you to join in.
Toy Safety is probably the most important aspect of choosing the right toy for your child. Nobody wants for their toys to be unsafe or inappropriate for any child. Some toys are extremely safe for some children and unsafe for others. In this article we will go through and look at the key things you should look at when deciding if a toy is appropriately safe for your child.
Christmas is fast approaching! The Grasshopper Toys Team has compiled what they think is their Top 10 Tips for picking out a gift for this Chirstmas.
Jigsaw puzzles are an engaging activity that are not only fun, but can also improve many skills of children. Let’s look at some of the skills, which are developed by regularly solving jigsaw puzzles. Find out more about Jigsaws in our article.
Choosing the ideal toy or gift for a child can be tricky, especially if you do not know the child in question. Do you need help picking out the perfect gift for an unknown child? We’ll help you pick the ideal birthday toy gift for any child.
Today marks the start of the first Rare Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week. We wanted to do our part to help raise awareness here at Grasshopper Toys so we are blogging about it! Rare Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week (RCDAW) is a joint effort of the Unique Rare Chromosome Support Group in the United Kingdom and Chromosome Disorder Outreach Inc in the United states.
Would you like to win your choice of Budkins gift set? You could be one of two lucky winners if you enter our contest. Entry into our contest is pretty simple. We love Budkins and we know you do too, so we’d like for you to post some reviews of Budkins on our shop. Each review counts as an individual entry!
What are Budkins? Are they the right toy purchase for you? Read this article to find out our thoughts on Budkins by Le Toy Van. These hand painted wooden figures sure excite us! Hopefully they will excite you too.
We have found a fun and exciting way to explore history, travel across landscapes and understand culture using games. In fact, we have an entire section in our online shop dedicated to History, Geography and Culture. See our handcrafted list of boardgames and card games that we think are suitable for the whole family.
Start the new school year with a Top Nobs pencil available from only £1.95. Choose between the fiery Dragon, the brave Knight, the victorious Viking, the fair Maid Marion, the wise Wizard, the snickering Witch, the courageous Robin Hood and many more…
Grasshopper Toys has Legos to not only excite your kids, but fit your pocket as well! Your little man can explore the far reaches of space with the Star Wars Republic Assault Ship for only £9.99, or battle for the CHI with the Lego Ring of Fire for only £9.99.
All kids should play outside, get exercise and enjoy the fresh air and, there is no better way to do it than with the fabulously fun EzyRoller, suitable for children between the ages of 3 and 14.
With the holiday season just around the corner, we wanted to introduce to you our extensive range of toys and dolls from Le Toy Van!
Budkins Fairy Tales Gift PackThe Budkins range of dolls make amazing gifts for boys and girls from the ages of three and up.
Your little girl will be smitten with the Budkins Alive in Wonderland Doll! With a beautiful, frilly outfit, this doll is great for your little princess. If she’s more of a fairy girl, our Fairy Queen Budkins doll is ideal.
At Grasshopper Toys you will always find exactly what you are looking for, including great electronic kits that will keep your kids busy for hours on end. All of our electronic kits were chosen because of their great and easy to use functionalities, and because they encourage logical thinking and creativity.
It’s time to get crafty with great Arts & Crafts Kits from Grasshopper Toys!
If you have a little girl you need to keep entertained, why not get her a jewellery making kit so that she can make her very own, custom designs and dazzle her friends with unique jewellery.
Grasshopper Toys has a wide variety of high quality BRIO toys for you to choose from, from toys for toddlers to toys for little boys, to pram accessories to toys for little girls BRIO has it all!
If Travel Games are what you are looking for, Grasshopper Toys is the place to shop ! With over 40 Travel Games to choose from, you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for.
Playing in the sand will keep your little angel busy for hours, so why not make it fun and add some colourful and fascinating beach toys to the mix!