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Orchard Toys donate £1500 worth of games and jigsaws to local hospital

Monday, 12 December 2016

For the second year running, Orchard Toys have donated £1500 worth of games and jigsaws to the Norfolk and Norwich hospital for their yearly ‘Send a Smile with Santa’ appeal. As part of an annual tradition, the Norfolk and Norwich hospital have generously pledged to give a gift to every...
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Shopping List named Amazon's top three bestselling toy!

Thursday, 27 October 2016

We were delighted to find out that our much-loved Shopping List game has been named Amazon's third bestselling toy in the last 16 years! This is a fantastic recognition from the UK's largest online retailer.  Shopping List is a deceptively simple shopping memory game which has captured the...
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Orchard Toys donates games and jigsaws to local mobile library

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Orchard Toys were delighted to help their local community by donating some games and jigsaws to Norfolk’s mobile library service. These will be on offer to children and families who use the mobile libraries and hopefully provide lots smiles and fun! This fantastic service provides residents...
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Giant Railway wins gold in the Made for Mums Awards!

Friday, 14 October 2016

We're delighted to have won the Best Jigsaw Gold award for Giant Railway in the very first Made For Mums awards for 2016! Replacing the popular Prima Baby awards, the annual MFM awards recognise and reward the very best products, brands and services currently available in the baby and...
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Orchard Toys wins Silver for Match and Spell!

Monday, 03 October 2016

We're delighted to have won a Silver award in the pre-school games category for our popular Match and Spell game. The Practical Pre-school awards are great accolades in the fields of teaching and education and we are very proud to have claimed a winning trophy. This award win is testament to...
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Christmas Top 10 2016

Friday, 30 September 2016

There’s no doubt that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but Orchard Toys can make it even more fun!  Orchard Toys games and jigsaws will be present under many Christmas trees this year, being loved by both parents and children for their winning combination of education and fun....
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Macmillan Bake Sale!

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Always a popular date in the Orchard Toys calendar is our Macmillan Bake Sale! This year was no different, and staff were excited to be baking and eating tasty cakes whilst also raising money for a deserving cause. Overall the day was a great success, with staff both baking and bringing in a...
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Fun new games and jigsaws for September!

Monday, 26 September 2016

With the festive season fast approaching, what better time is there to play a fun family game or jigsaw? We're celebrating by launching three fun new products for Autumn. As always, the emphasis is on “Learning made Fun”, and children will enjoy playing the games and piecing together the...
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Summer Competition Winner!

Friday, 09 September 2016

Thanks so much for all your lovely entries to our Summer Photo Competition, we loved looking through them all and seeing you and your children having so much fun!  After careful deliberation from our Marketing and Product Development teams, we have picked our winning photo. Congratulations to...
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Romania Donation

Thursday, 01 September 2016

Orchard Toys are dedicated to fundraising and helping others, whether this be local charities such as East Anglia's Childrens Hospices (EACH) or further afield! One of our employees set out as a missionary to help children and families in need around Romania. We thought it would be a fantastic...
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Summer Competition - Win £100 of Orchard Toys!

Thursday, 21 July 2016

School’s out for the summer! To celebrate, we’re offering you the opportunity to win £100 of Orchard Toys! To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is share a photo of your little ones playing Orchard Toys with the hashtag #OrchardToysSummerFun on either Facebook, Twitter or...
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Celebrate NSPCC Big Board Game Day with Orchard Toys!

Friday, 20 May 2016

What better way to spend quality family time than with a board game or two? To celebrate NSPCC’s Big Board Game Day on 27th May, children and families all over the UK will be getting together to play their favourite board games and have fun!  We are huge supporters of this day, which is a...
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Brand New Mini Games for April!

Monday, 11 April 2016

Orchard Toys are launching a new range of six mini games that make learning both at home and on the go even easier. Based on traditional family favourites, the range gives classic games a fun ‘Orchard Toys’ twist! Dinosaur Dominoes is a fun dinosaur-themed game with cute, colourful dinosaurs...
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Orchard Toys Support EACH

Tuesday, 05 April 2016

We ​presented EACH with a cheque for £2,000, along with a pledge to raise a total of £5,300 for their Pay for a Day scheme. Orchard Toys and EACH have been working together for a number of years and we are keen to continue supporting them. As a local children’s games manufacturer and a local...
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Orchard Toys Celebrate 10 Years in Norfolk!

Friday, 26 February 2016

On Wednesday 24th February we celebrated 10 years in Norfolk at our Wymondham office with a fun-filled day of cake and fish and chips! We are proud to be a local Norfolk business, designing and packaging all our products from our Wymondham premises.  The move to Norfolk has allowed us to...
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New from Orchard Toys!

Monday, 01 February 2016

We are delighted to launch six exciting new lines, plus a brand new range, to our much-loved product offering! We have extended our much-loved characters and illustrations to a fun range of six colouring activity books for different ages. Designed with education in mind, the books feature bold...
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Orchard Toys wins 'Best New Toy' Award for Where Do I Live!

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

We're delighted to have won Toy Fair's Best New Toy Award in the 'Games and Puzzles' category for our new animal lotto game Where Do I Live?. We were up against some strong competition with other fantastic products to win this prestigious toy trade award! The award was voted for by key players...
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Norfolk and Norwich Hospital toy appeal - Orchard Toys saves the day!

Friday, 11 December 2015

Orchard Toys’ Managing Director, Simon Newbery and Marketing Manager, Ali Brown visited the Norfolk and Norwich hospital to donate £1,500 worth of games for their toy appeal. This year the Norfolk and Norwich hospital have generously pledged to give a gift to every patient in the hospital on...
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Orchard Toys Top 10 Games and Jigsaws for Christmas!

Tuesday, 01 December 2015

It’s time to start dusting down the tinsel and prepare for our favourite season! We've come up with our Top Ten suggestions for Christmas. Many of these games and puzzles will be perfect for a social get-together with the whole family. Top 5 Games Shopping List is once again our best seller....
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Orchard Toys wins again in the Right Start awards!

Friday, 16 October 2015

We are delighted to announce that we can now add the Giant Road Jigsaw to our long list of award-winning games and jigsaws! Our fantastic, multi-functional Giant Road Jigsaw has won a Silver Right Start award in the 'puzzles' category. Right Start award winners go through a stringent testing...
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