Tag Archives: Orchard Toys

Money Heroes extends partnership with Orchard Toys for Ed and Bunny Go Shopping game 

Following the successful initiative of Ed and Bunny Go Shopping, Money Heroes is extending its partnership with leading educational games manufacturer Orchard Toys.  The two brands have committed to producing an additional run of the game that helps teach children to learn about money. Their jointly created board game, which …

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Orchard Toys appoints Kayes as its exclusive distribution partner

Orchard Toys has appointed Kayes of Cardiff as its exclusive distribution partner to the independent toy sector covering England, Wales and Scotland. Under the terms of the partnership, Kayes will carry the entire Orchard Toys product portfolio. Independent retailers will continue to be able to order split-pack quantities of Orchard …

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Orchard Toys announces North America licensing agreement with Moose Toys

Leading educational games and jigsaws manufacturer Orchard Toys has confirmed a manufacturing and licensing agreement with Moose Toys to support its plans to expand the Orchard Toys Brand within the USA and Canada. Partnering with Moose Toys will ensure continued support of existing retail distribution as well as the development …

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National Puzzle Day: our roundup of the best new jigsaws

No doubt about it, jigsaws are enjoying a moment. Sales surged by 240% during the height of the pandemic when families and kids rediscovered the many benefits of puzzles – how they boost problem-solving and fine-motor skills, encourage concentration, even help banish stress – and the overall sector is still …

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Orchard Toys thanks Peter Neate for 40 years’ service

After 40 years as Orchard Toys’ Agent for the North of England, Peter Neate is retiring.  Peter commented:  “I have to say, Orchard have always been a pleasure to work for. They were the first agency I took on and the last one I still had. For me, the greatest …

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Orchard Toys gets top marks from preschools

Orchard Toys’ ‘Learning Made Fun’ education initiative for preschool settings has scored some fantastic feedback from educators. The campaign saw preschools nationwide receive Education Resource Packs designed to help teachers encourage children in their settings to engage with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) education framework. According to post-campaign research, …

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Orchard Toys announces European distribution agreement with Tomy

Leading educational games and jigsaws manufacturer Orchard Toys has confirmed a distribution agreement with Tomy to support its plans to expand the Orchard Toys brand within GAS, Belgium and France. Partnering with Tomy will ensure continued support of existing retail opportunities as well as the development of major businesses within …

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Orchard Toys raises over £20,000 for NHS Charities Together through Home Learning Activity book sales

Orchard Toys has donated over £20,000 to NHS Charities Together from proceeds of sales of its Home Learning Activity books, two titles that were designed and produced specifically with the aim of supporting the NHS over the course of the pandemic. The initiative – that saw the publication of two …

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Orchard Toys raises over £10,000 for the NHS through Home Learning Activity Books success

The educational games and puzzles expert Orchard Toys has reported the ‘phenomenal success’ of its NHS money-raising and home-learning support initiative that witnessed the launch of two bespoke Home Learning Activity Books. Selling over 1,000 copies within half an hour of their launch across social media, and the rest of …

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Orchard Toys kicks off its Virtual Toy Fair with exclusive Toy Fair TV-style video

Orchard Toys has kicked off its Virtual Toy Fair in good humour with the launch of a video-skit starring the firm’s own sales director, Simon Prest, and Toy Fair TV presenter, Gavin Inskip. Produced to capture the levity of the London trade show in a year that sees the doors …

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