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It’s Competition Time at Golden Bear Toys

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Win Ben and Holly’s Magical Elf Tree Playset Everyone loves a freebie so why not come and enter our May 2013 competition. This month the winner will be sent the Ben and Holly’s Magical Elf Tree Playset. The playset is a must for any fans of the show or for any child aged three and up who loves imagination play. The playset is one of the new releases launched in January this year. It comes with Ben, Holly, Nanny Plum and the Wise Old Elf figures. There is also a magic wand that can transform the Elf Tree and bring...

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What to Do With Left Over Paint

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Painting activities are loads of fun for pre-school children and often the parents too. If you ever end up with pots that still have paint left inside it can seem very wasteful to simply wash it away.  Here are some ideas on what to do with the dribs and drabs left over so no paint gets wasted. ·        Grab a cardboard box out from the recycling and make a quick garage for your Go MINI collection or a house for Ben and Holly. ·        Make a quick name sign for the bedroom door. ·        Use a large piece of paper...

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Enjoying the Garden this May Bank Holiday

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The Bank Holiday is upon us, the perfect time to get out in the garden and start tidying up for the summer. The sun is supposed to shine so there are no excuses. Having toddlers and young children at home can put a hinder on Bank Holiday odd jobs, so we have put together some fun ideas to help keep your children occupied that will allow you to keep on working – just keep the eyes in the back of your head peeled too.   Fun in the Garden If you are outside you will want the children outside too....

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Woolly and Tig Heading to Golden Bear Toys this Summer

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Frequent readers of our Golden Bear Toys blog and our subscribers will already know that our Woolly and Tig collection is due to be released this summer. However, we have a little bit of news as to what you can expect in the collection. Included in the collection released this summer will be the Woolly Soft Toy. This gorgeous soft toy means your children can have their very own friend to take everywhere-just like Tig! We will also be stocking the poseable talking Woolly soft toy too – this is a must have for any fans.  Along with Woolly and...

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Tips on Keeping Your Toddler Active

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Some children are naturally active; they love nothing more than keeping on the go. Others are naturally quitter and like to move less. We all know activity is great for toddlers (and grownups to) so how can you encourage your toddler to get up and go?  Here are some tips from the team here at Golden Bear. 1.       Provide space to run around and play inside and outside. It is a good idea to keep televisions out of the playroom and bedroom and dedicate these spaces to good old fashioned play. 2.       Let your toddler free from constraints whenever possible...

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