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Trudi Hand Puppets at Comaco Toys

This is something of a departure for us. We have never particularly gone in for plush toys before, apart from a few Ty Beanies way back. However as a former primary teacher, the use of puppets was one of my stock in trades. I always found them a great way to get younger children engaged, whatever the topic.

And so it was when of our reps offered us this range of luxury plush hand puppets we decided to take to take the plunge. The clincher was quality; they really are lovely to the touch. Also the 20 different models available offer a wealth of choice, and the potential to make up the dramatis personae of any drama you might wish to present with them.

The puppets are produced by Trudi of Italy, already a well known name in the world of plush toys. If these puppets do as well as we hope, then you might well see more of Trudi’s range stocked by Comaco in the near future!

 

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Check out the full range at http://www.comacotoys.com/Trudi-Hand-Puppets/.

Star Wars Toys at Comaco

There’s obviously no need to tell you about the huge hype which surrounded the release of Star Wars The Force Awakens in late 2015. As far I could tell 40 somethings, whose childhoods were indelibly coloured by the original three films seemed to be at least as enthusiastic as anyone from the younger generations.

Needless to say a whole slew of toys and other tie in products have been released. The more cynical amongst us might even wonder if potential merchandising sales were not a major factor behind the new films being produced at all. Having said that The Force Awakens had good reviews and certainly met with broad approval from my family (despite some rather obvious retreading of A New Hope).

Leaving aside the film review, we got some Hasbro Star Wars toys in last November, and our range has been supplemented in trickles ever since. Basically we now have 12″ figures, 12″ figure and vehicle sets, 3.75″ figures and light sabres. Judging by sales, Kylo Ren seems to be the character everyone wants – small Kylo Ren figures and Kylo Ren light sabres all sold out within days of getting them in.

12″ Figures and vehicle sets:

12″ Figures:

3.75″ Figures:

http://www.comacotoys.com/Star-Wars-3-75-General-Hux-Figure

3-75″ General Hux Figure

http://www.comacotoys.com/Star-Wars-3-75-Guavian-Explorer-Figure

3-75″ Guavian Explorer Figure

Electronic Light Sabres:

We also have the Luke Skywalker Electronic Light Sabre and Obi-Wan Kenobi Electronic Light Sabre.

May the force be with you!

Big Easter Sale Weekend at Comaco Toys

It’s been a while since we last had a sale, so at Comaco Toys we have homed in on the long Easter weekend coming up. From Good Friday 3 April until Easter Monday 6 April we will be offering 10% automatic discount on all listed prices.

It couldn’t be a better time with so many great new products in stock – Papo, Schleich, Nerf, Megabloks, Hello Kitty, Peppa Pig, Transformers, Super Heroes etc. Also it’s spring, it’s the school holidays and UK shipping is included: lots of reasons to celebrate! Happy Shopping, but don’t forget the offer expires after Easter Monday…

Easter Sale 2015 Comaco Toys

Schleich Dinosaur Figures at Comaco Toys

Comaco Toys have stocked Papo Dinosaur Figures for a couple of years, but now we are very pleased to add German designer Schleich’s equally detailed models to our range. We have 6 prehistoric creatures to begin with, all hand painted and beautifully realised. At the larger end there is of course our old favourite Tyrannosaurus Rex, plus the even mightier Giganotosaurus. A couple other fearsome two legged predators come in at a slightly smaller scale – Carnotaurus with his Satanic horns – and another famous name, Allosaurus. All of these feature opening jaws. We also have winged dinosaurs represented by Anhanguera. This Terrapod  has a particularly vicious looking set of teeth, again with an opening jaw. Last but not least there is a very well armoured herbivore – Kentrosaurus. I think most meat eaters would think twice before trying to tackle those spikes. Schleich has many more models available and we are sure we will add to the range soon. Check out all the Schleich Dinos we have to offer currently, and don’t forget also our wide range of Papo Dinosaurs.

We also have other great Schleich figures now in, including Super Heroes, Peanuts, Knights and Sea Life. See also more Schleich dinos here!

More Transformers Age of Extinction Toys

Since the release of the new Transformers film last summer the toys have been proving very popular. Comaco Toys recently received a new consignment of Hasbro Transformers figures. There are three different kinds; pocket sized Classic Legion, larger Power Battlers, and two figure Dino Sparkers.

Power Battlers are approx 13 cm high and fully transform in 8 steps. Other figures available are Scorn and Autobot Drift.

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Transformers Power Battlers Bumblebee

Classic Legion Figures are approx 7 cm high and are fully transformable. Other figures available include Grimlock and Strafe.

Dino Sparkers all feature one transformer seated on another. To release sparks simply pull back and release. The measurements are approx 18 x 12 cm.

Check out the full range of Transformers Toys at Comaco!

30% Off Toy Special Offers January 2015

Well Christmas has been and gone and what a busy season we had – our best ever. But onwards and upwards, and we have a great January special offer for you. From now until 31st January we have an automatic 30% off selected toys.

These include all of our Rainbow Loom Band Sets.

Disney Frozen Designer Loom Case

Large Disney Frozen Loom Case. Contains 2400 bands, 100 clips and 1 hook. Multiple Colours.
Box size 35 x 19 cm approx. Suitable for ages 6 plus.

Frozen Loom Band Case

Medium Disney Frozen Loom Band Case. Contains 1000 bands, 50 clips and 1 hook. Multiple Colours.

Designer Loom Jewellery Maker

Designer Loom Jewellery Maker. Loop, weave and wear with this Loom Kit which includes 500 bands, 30 clips and knitting tool. Great for making bracelets, rings and much more besides.

Plus we also some other great items:

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Doc McStuffins Cushion to Go – converts from a smart bag to a comfy cushion!

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Teamsterz Die Cast Track Racer Car Sets

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Teamsterz Die Cast Emergency Heli Response Sets

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Western Rider Cowboy Gun and Holster with Sheriff’s Badge

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Toy Tool Sets – Choice of two

Plus we also have dress up fireman and police sets and much much more! Check out the full list of 30% Off Bargains at Comaco Toys.

Christmas Toy Gift Ideas at Comaco

The last time I posted about Christmas it was late September and the festive season still seemed a good way off. But how time flies! Two months have whizzed past and we’re now firmly in midst of xmas shopping madness.

Somehow my thoughts of putting up a post in early November seem to have gone out of the window, but I still thought it was worth putting together a few biggish present gift ideas for the big day.

All of the products below, plus many more besides can be found in our new Christmas Toys category on the website. However, be warned things are moving very fast stock-wise. What we have now may well be all gone by next week!

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Black Hawk Die Cast Helicopter: One of four scale model helicopters we have in this range. See also Cars, Trucks and Vehicles and Die Cast Toys.

 

Nerf Elite Thunderbow

Nerf Elite Thunderbow: we also have Nerf Elite Rough Cut, Nerf Blaster Sleeves and Nerf Mobile Mission P.A.K. Plus, our other ranges of Toy Guns are always in demand.

World Peacekeepers Patrol Boat

World Peacekeepers Patrol Boat: our World Peacekeepers range of articulated action figures, vehicles and accessories continues to be popular. See also Army Toys.

 

Barbie Stable Set

Barbie Stable Set: see our Barbie Toys and our full Dolls and Fashion range. 

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Wooden Noah’s Ark: another brand new item. See our range of Toys for Younger Children

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Auto Garage Centre with moving car lift and rotating repair bay

Remember FREE standard UK Shipping with worldwide and expedited options available. Happy shopping!

 

 

More Fun Time Toys!

We recently got in a range of new toys in the popular Fun Time range from A to Z (see also our earlier post). These are especially designed as moderately priced colourful learning toys for toddlers and younger children.

We have shape sorters, push along toys, bath toys, pop up toys, clockwork musical toys, stacking cups and learning bricks: check them out!

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Bath Time Activity Centre. Two to choose from; Frog or Sea Horse.

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Push along Brick Truck with alphabet bricks

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Wind up Musical TV; available in yellow or orange

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Chrissie the Caterpillar push along shape sorting toy.

 

International Delivery at Comaco Toys

Here’s some good news for our blog readers in the USA, Canada, Australia, Brazil, India and other locations outside Europe. With the busy Christmas season coming up we are very happy to announce that we are reintroducing worldwide shipping from Comaco Toys.

As from 27th October customers throughout the world will be able to order from us again. For buyers in the UK and Europe nothing will change. However, outside Europe we will offer new shipping services which are fully tracked where possible, and which  in every case will require a signature on delivery. Therefore customers will have the reassurance of knowing that their package can be traced, no matter how far it is going.

If delivery before Christmas is required, please make a note of our last recommended shipping dates to various locations around the world. We recommend you place your order with us at least two days before these dates if at all possible to avoid any chance of disappointment.

Wednesday 3 December: Asia, Far East (including Japan), New Zealand
Thursday 4 December: Australia
Friday 5 December: Africa, Caribbean, Central & South America, Middle East
Monday 8 December: Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece
Tuesday 9 December: Canada, Poland
Friday 12 December: USA
Saturday 13 December: Western Europe (excluding Greece, Poland)

New Papo Dinosaur Figures at Comaco Toys

I wrote a post over 6 months ago about the new Papo Dinosaur figures we had at Comaco. This has been a double success; not only have the figures proved to be a great hit, but also that post has been our most popular so far.

Recently we received stock of brand new Papo product – Dinosaur Mini Figures. These are six superbly detailed figures, each about 7 cm long, in a tub.

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Check out the individual dinos above; click on the pictures to view them full size. This product makes a welcome addition to the popular Papo tubs of  Mini Knights, Mini Pirates, Mini Fantasy Figures and Mini Horses we already stock.

Another new Papo product for 2014 is the Dilophosaurus. This mid sized predator is approx 15 cm long and sports a colourful head crest.

In addition to all these we still have a sizeable range of older dino figures. Not least our favourite Spinosaurus; a giant predator bigger than T-Rex that hunted like a crocodile. Check them all out here.