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Welcome To Whirligig Toys

Specialising in ‘things to make and do’, we focus on toys that will really engage children.


Our website is full of projects that they can get really involved with. It might be an exciting construction kit, an amazing piece of art they are creating, a game that gets the whole family involved or a stunning book that they can’t put down.


We hope that you can find your perfect present here – enjoy looking!

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Our Latest Blog

Not only do we love toys, we know about them as well!

Peter, founder and former primary school teacher, creates blogs on a range of topics that you talk to us about when you visit the shops. Here is our latest.

We regularly review our toys and share these on our youtube channel.

Click here to read our previous blogs…

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How Green Are Whirligig Toys?

Like all businesses, Whirligig Toys is very conscious of our environmental impact. However, it is not just about recycling – it is about the toys we choose and the way we play with them. Here is our stance on the green issue…

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What Next After Lego?

Lego is a marvellous toy, but we are often asked how to build on their success, and what the next challenge should be…
Here are our ideas on how to capture their passion and take it further.

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Story Telling With Children

Story telling can be full of fun and if you can never think of what to say next, don’t worry – the children have all the ideas! Here are some great toys to help you get started.

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You will also receive a £5 welcome voucher to use online when you place your first order of over £20.00!

Welcome to Whirligig Toys. We specialise in ‘things to make and do’ – creative toys that really engage children. Click here to read our story.

Unsure what to buy? Our Gift Cards are the perfect solution. They can spend them online or in our shops and choose whatever they want.

Why not put together a Gift Cards – so easy, even the children can do this themselves. When ready, share this with your friends and family.