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Let’s play Bananagrams

Have you ever heard of Bananagrams? You could say it’s the new kid on the block, maybe a fad or a passing craze. The addictive word game is simply bananas, it’s that good! This blog post will give you an overall description of the game and how it works. …

Shopkins toys

  They are tiny, they are cute and they are the new "in toy".   Shopkins are small plastic toys. Each new series of Shopkins (and there are three so far) combines more than one hundred characters with playsets and accessories. Some …

Christmas wish list for kids

  The holiday season is upon us and Christmas is just around the corner. To help you prepare for the moments that matter, we have taken the time out to do the research for you and put together a magical list of great gift ideas for kids. Talk …

Benefits of puzzles for children

Playing with puzzles as a child may have had a bigger impact on your cognitive development than you might expect. Because puzzles challenge your brain, they have a positive effect on your thought processes and on how you approach challenges and problems in …

Toys in the forefront

Every year in November, a disruption of tectonic proportions seizes up South Africa’s online marketplace bidorbuy. Merchandise that rules the roost during the rest of the year suddenly has to take back seat. Men’s watches and ladies’ jewellery, rare coins …

Educational toys for the 21st century

  The world is changing. More often we see new developments, technologies and discoveries and the 21st century is becoming the century of science.   Already the USA has made STEM – an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and …

The best toys of them all

The Christmas gifting season is behind us, but the demand for toys is still strong on bidorbuy. Here is an overview of some of the firm favourites on the site:   Lego interlocking toy bricks were first manufactured in 1949. As of 2013, about 560 …

Cotlands toy drive

Time to swing out of holiday mode and jump straight into 2013. We just wanted to say thank you to all of our users who supported the Cotlands Toy Drive, organised by bob Charity between the 10th and the 23rd of December. (In case you wondered, we at …

Christmas shopping on bidorbuy

Check out what kind of toys grown-ups are buying for children this year. It is enough to take a look at the bidorbuy Recent Buys to realise that Christmas is indeed around the corner. And the tell-tale sign? The rise and rise of the Toys section, of …

bidorbuy Cotlands blanket drive

Thank you to all who donated towards our bidorbuy Cotlands blanket drive. We managed to raise over R7500, with a bidorbuy donation topping it off. We delivered 205 lovely, warm blankets to the Cotlands in Turffontein on the morning of the 3rd of July, to …