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We are seeking a Graphic Designer!

Thursday, 20 September

Orchard Toys are seeking a talented Graphic Designer to join their busy design department at their offices in Wymondham, Norfolk. Working closely with the marketing department and a team of illustrators, the candidate will be a creative designer with the ability to work with initiative, across a...
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Orchard Toys celebrate Norfolk Day with Norfolk Rocks Competition!

Monday, 23 July

To celebrate Norfolk Day, staff at Orchard Toys will be designing and decorating their own Norfolk rocks to hide around the county. Finders keepers…whoever finds an Orchard Toys rock gets to claim a free game or jigsaw of their choice! On Norfolk Day the 50 strong workforce will spend time...
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GDPR - How we're protecting your data

Friday, 11 May

One of the biggest changes to UK data privacy law, in the form of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), comes into effect on 25th May 2018. This will change the way we collect, process and store your personal data. The GDPR gives you more rights around how your personal data is used. It...
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Celebrate Global Money Week with Orchard Toys!

Monday, 12 March

With the popularity of contactless cards and phone payments in our digital age, it is even more important for children to have practical exposure to handling money. Learning and playing money games with their parents is the perfect way for children to learn good financial habits and the...
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Orchard Toys recommended a top French resource by Tutorful!

Monday, 05 March

We're delighted to have been chosen as a top French language learning resource by Tutorful. This has made it through a tough selection process, whittling down from hundreds of selected resources. Here is what they had to say about our varied range of French language games and jigsaws: All...
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Smelly Wellies scoops silver in the Mother & Baby awards!

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Today we're celebrating as Smelly Wellies takes silver at the Mother & Baby awards for ‘Best Toddler Toy 24 Months+’. Launched in January, this fun first game for ages 2-6 teaches matching and memory skills as players match the brightly patterned wellies! There are two ways to play the game,...
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Orchard Toys wins in the Right Start awards!

Friday, 06 October 2017

Orchard Toys has won 'Bronze' and 'Shortlisted' awards, for Cheeky Monkeys and Smelly Wellies respectively, in the Right Start awards for 2017! We're delighted to have won these prestigious awards, especially for Cheeky Monkeys which has seen great success already this year with four other awards...
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Smelly Wellies shortlisted in the prestigious Mother and Baby awards!

Tuesday, 05 September 2017

Our Smelly Wellies game, launched in January this year, has been shortlisted in the prestigious Mother & Baby awards. This fun first game teaches matching and memory skills as players match the brightly patterned wellies! Products are tested in the awards are rigorously tested by an army of...
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Cheeky Monkeys and Magic Maths shortlisted in the Made for Mums awards!

Thursday, 24 August 2017

We're delighted that both our Cheeky Monkeys and Magic Maths games have been shortlisted in the Made for Mums toy awards. These were in the 'Best Board Game' and 'Best Educational/Learning Toy' categories respectively. These prestigious awards are tested and voted for by editors, mums and most...
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Seeing gold in the Bizziebaby awards!

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Our Cheeky Monkeys and Smelly Wellies games have won 'Gold' and 'Silver' respectively in the online Bizziebaby awards. Products submitted to the online awards are tested and reviewed by parents for their quality, play value and learning benefits. You can read the full users reviews for Cheeky...
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Have your cake and eat it!

Friday, 16 June 2017

Staff at Orchard Toys put on their baking hats to raise money for Alzheimers Society's cupcake day! Alzheimer's Society are a research charity for people with dementia and their carers. The day was a great success, with people flocking to grab the delicious treats on offer...all whilst donating...
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Orchard Toys triple win in the Early Years Excellence awards!

Monday, 12 June 2017

We are absolutely delighted to have won in 3 different categories in the Early Years Excellence awards! These included a 4* award in the 'Under Twos' category for Farmyard Heads and Tails, a 4* award for Spotty Dogs in the 'Maths' category and a 5* award for Match and Spell in the 'Toys and...
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A ‘super’ day of fundraising for Orchard Toys’ design team!

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Members of the Design Department at Orchard Toys donned tights to dress up as their favourite superheroes, all to raise money for local Norfolk charity East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). Orchard Toys have been supporting EACH for a number of years now with their fundraising efforts,...
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Our spellbinding new maths game!

Monday, 10 April 2017

We’ve taken the fun magical elements of our Magic Cauldron Game and made them even better to create MAGIC MATHS!  Magic Maths is a spellbinding new maths game from Orchard Toys, designed for children aged 5-7. Magic Maths features new gameplay, fun wizard characters and a broader range of...
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New Mini Games for 2017!

Thursday, 06 April 2017

We have launched six new lines to our popular mini game range. Based on traditional family favourites, the range gives classic games, from snakes and ladders to happy families, a fun ‘Orchard Toys’ twist! Launched last April, the original six mini games have seen huge success due to their year...
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Comic Relief Pyjama Day at Orchard Toys

Monday, 27 March 2017

Last Friday, staff at Orchard Toys donned their finest pyjamas and onesies to raise money for Comic Relief. There were a wide array of costumes, from a lema onesie to the classic slippers and pyjamas! Everyone had a great day, with milk, cookies and prizes for the 'best dressed'!  Staff who...
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New games and jigsaws for January 2017!

Wednesday, 01 February 2017

We have launched an exciting new range of games and jigsaws. These provide the perfect mix of learning and laughs for children as young as 18 months up to primary school age!  Cheeky Monkeys is a fun game where there’s no hanging around as you battle to collect the most bananas – but watch out...
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Why do we love puzzles so much?

Friday, 27 January 2017

National Puzzle Day - 29th January 2016     For many years, children and adults alike have spent hours, days, even months trying to fit together the final pieces of their favourite jigsaw puzzle! So why do we go to all this trouble, and more importantly, why is there a whole day dedicated to...
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Come and view our Mannequin Challenge!

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Have you ever wanted to see behind the scenes of Orchard Toys at Christmas? Now you can! Here's our take on the popular Mannequin challenge, we hope you enjoy it as much as we did making it! Merry Christmas from all of us here at Orchard Toys! You can find a link to the video on our...
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Orchard Toys ‘downs tools’ to make a donation and raise money for EACH

Friday, 16 December 2016

Staff at Orchard Toys dressed up in their best festive costumes and jumpers for a day in a bid to raise some money for our chosen charity, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). As well as internal donations, we also gave EACH a donation of games and jigsaws to help towards their...
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