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Shiver Me Timbers! Pirate Puzzles and Pieces of Eight


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10 pieces of eight!
If your little shipmates are going Pirate Crazy we have plenty of gift ideas to keep them entertained.

Give them a treasure hunt to get them started, great fun for parties or just to keep little Pirates amused indoors.

Draw them a map and let them go on a treasure hunt, they’ll be delighted when they find a stash of  Gold Pirate Coins!

The Gold Pirate Coins are lightweight coloured plastic and available in packs of 10, perfect for small gifts, lucky dips or to fill Pirate Themed party Bags!

Alternatively they can Dig and Discover Pirate Treasure without the hassle of needing a map!

Inside the box is a treasure chest-shaped block of gypsum that is gently scraped away using the tools included to reveal one of six models including some sort of ill-gotten gains along with a skeleton or pirate guardian.

The models are incredibly well-detailed for such a small size, with items such as gems the size of pin heads highlighted and facial features accurately moulded.

pirate telescope, eye patch, earring and gold coins gift set at taos gifts
What 'ave we 'ere then?
No Pirate is complete without his Eye Patch, Telescope, Earring and Gold, so kit them out with the Pirate Dressing Up Gift Set, ideal for fancy dress, role play and Pirate Parties.

The telescope extends from 9.5cm to 19cm in length (for pretend play only, does not magnify).

The  black eye patch has cord elastic, a single gold earring is a  coloured plastic clip-on hoop and the 2 gold pirate coins are plastic play money.

Pirates need creative skills while they are all out at sea, so get them practising now with the Paint Your Own Pirate Ship Art and Craft Kit, suitable for Pirates over 5 years old, the pieces simply slot together and are then glued.

The ship can then be painted and the sails and rigging (supplied) can then be attached.

pirates 25 piece mini jigsaws, party bag fillers at taos gifts
Puzzles for Pirates
All Pirates like a puzzle, so if you are planning a pirate party, then these 25 piece Mini Pirate Puzzles  are perfect.

If you have a ship load of crew to cater for, don’t worry!

With wholesale packs of Puzzles, Pirate Bouncy Balls With Skull and Cross Bones, matching Pirate Bubbles, Fancy Dress Gift Sets and Bags of Gold Coins, you will soon be having a blast!

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Floaty Families and Bath Time Buddies


penguin scrunchie blueberry scented shower gel at TAOS Gifts
Blueberry Bath Time

Brighten up Bath Time with some of our fun animal gifts and novelties for children of all ages.

We have a great selection of Bath Time Buddies to keep you entertained while soaking in a deliciously scented bath.

The Penguin Bath Time Buddy Gift Set has four blueberry scented shower gels decorated with a comical penguin, a brilliant icy blue scrunchie with a plastic penguin head in a clear presentation gift box.

Dog lovers will be delighted with the Dog Bathroom Buddies Gift Set, with four zesty lemon shower gels decorated with a comical little dog and a yellow scrunchie with a cute dogs head.

pink pig bathroom buddies gift set at taos gifts
Pink Piggy

My personal favourite is the cute Pig Bathroom Buddies Gift Set. With a wonderful fruity cherry fragrance all wrapped up in cute piggy packaging, it makes wallowing in the bath tub a luxury!

The gorgeous Gorilla Bath Time Buddy Gift Set comes with an exotic watermelon fragrance shower gel set and a glorious green scrunchie with a Gorilla on top.

There are more Penguin Characters to add to the fun with the Floaty Family Penguin Gift Set, the mummy Penguin floats on her back with her three little Penguin chicks, little babies that also float.

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Floaty Fun!
The fun doesn’t stop there though, look out for the other floaty families including the pretty blue Dolphin Floaty Family Gift Set, with one large Dolphin and three little Dolphins, that either ride along with Mum of float around in the bath with you, your very own little Dolphin Pod!

There is quacking good fun to be had with the traditional bath toy, the rubber duck, now you can have a complete little Duck Floaty Family.

A  large mummy Duck that floats around the bath or paddling pool with her sweet little chicks on her belly, alternatively you can set them free and watch them bob around in the water with you.

Gift Ideas for the Easter Holidays


Grow your own chick hatching egg fun Easter Gift at TAOS GiftsThis Easter it’s easy to keep the children entertained with some of the novelty and crafty gift ideas for boys and girls at TAOS Gifts.

These brilliant Grow Your Own Chicks are plastic eggs in various colours with a novelty hatching chick inside.

Simply add water to the plastic container and the egg inside will slowly crack open to reveal a tiny chick.

The cartoon figure gradually swells to many times its original size until it almost fills the container.

A quirky and fascinating novelty, supplied with a clip so it can be attached to a bag or belt loop.

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Pretty Bubbles in the air...
Every child (and most adults too) enjoy blowing bubbles.

A great gift idea for those looking for alternatives to traditional eggs, these Easter Egg Blowing Bubbles are in various coloured, egg shaped containers decorated with cute little Easter Chicks and Rabbits.

Each Easter Egg Bubble container holds a bubble solution and a wand inside the lid, they come supplied with a cord on the lid so they can be worn as a necklace to ensure the bubbles are always close at hand.

 

Magig egg bath bomb at TAOS Gifts

After a busy day having fun give your little ones an eggstra special treat with one of our Tinti Magic Egg Bath Bombs.

A doubled sided magic egg, ideal for Easter, stocking fillers and party bags
In each side of the egg there is a collectible surprise toy.
Create a new and unique bathtime experience.
Simply add the magic egg to the water and watch as it buzzes around in the water turning it into funny colours.
Panthenol and sea minerals also soothe and protect the skin.
After the magic fun the bath tub simply needs to be rinsed out with clean water.
Once the ball has dissolved the magic egg has two surprises in store for your child!

 

Stress Busting Stretchy Tactile Toys


Tactile Toys, Sensory development, Stress release, Stretchy fun at TAOS Gifts
The Aliens Have Landed!
The Aliens have landedat TAOS Gifts!

They are out of this World, fantastic stretchy Alien toys with long stretchy arms, 4 fingered hands, long stretchy legs, squishable heads and available in various colours.

Don’t worry, these little Extra Terrestrials are not planning to take over the world. They will, however offer you hours of stretchy, tactile fun.

They are around 8cm tall until you stretch them, then they get longer and skinnier, their flexible bodies soon spring back into shape though.

Fantastic fun for all ages, perfect for party bag gifts and ideal sensory toys for children that like to keep busy while they’re thinking.

These colourful characters are also available to buy in bulk, a box of 72 brightly coloured Aliens to squish and squeeze and stretch. The wholesale packs of Aliens are ideal if you are planning a large party, or for schools, clubs  and sensory play centres.

If you are into Aliens, you’ll love the Hatching Alien Eggs, each egg contains a wonderfully gross stretchy, Slimy Bouncing Putty that can be blown into bubbles, capture print off newspaper, bounced, stretched into gruesome slimy webs and mixed with others to change the colour. Inside the slime is a little Alien embryo that is squishy, stretchy and bouncy!

Science Fiction Fans will be delighted to know we also supply Extreme Stretchies Spaceships, a pack of 4 Space Craft with various shapes and colours to add to your little Science Fiction fans collection

Stretchy smiley man, tactile sensory, party bag toy at TAOS Gifts
I keep smiling even when stretched!

You cannot fail to raise a smile with this wonderful Sunshine yellow Smiley Stretchy Man.

You can stretch this happy looking little chap to twice his original size and he still keeps smiling.

Each Yellow Stretchy Smiley Man comes wrapped in his own little bag and it perfect to give as a party page gift or lucky dip prize.

If you are a planning a party or event and would like a large quantity of Yellow Smiley Stretchy Men, then take a look at our wholesale package for massive savings and excellent value for money.

Do you like Cheese?

Swiss Cheese, Stretchy Cheese and Mice toy, tactile sensory Gifts at TAOS Gifts
Cheese? Oh, Yes Please!
Cheese lovers will love this Stretchy Chunk of Swiss Cheese with two Mice.

As tasty as it looks, please don’t eat it! Instead relieve stress by stretching, pulling and squashing the chunk of cheese and have fun pushing the squeezy, stretchy mice through the holes in the Swiss Cheese Chunk.

A great toy for Children and Adults, there is plenty of unputdownable squishy stress busting fun at TAOS Gifts.

Dreaming of a White Christmas? Let it Snow!


Instant snow in a coan at TAOS Gifts
Instant snow, just add water!

If there’s one thing we can predict this Winter, it’s that the weather will be unpredictable!

If you’re hoping for a traditional,  romantic, dreamy, white Christmas this year make it happen!

Amaze your family as you open a can of Magic Instant Snow, simply add water for snow filled fun indoors or out! Each can will make a useful ‘one and a half litres’ of snow which can be used for  making Christmas snow scenes, decorating the tree and windows, sprinkling on the ‘presents display’ on Christmas eve and can be used in many more of your imaginative, festive creations. It looks and feels like real snow and when freshly made feels cold to the touch.

A sprinkle of Artificial Decorative Snow flakes can be used for decorating your Christmas tree, windows, shelves and anywhere else that requires a festive frosting, a little goes a long way, can be reused if care is taken. With light and fluffy realistic looking snowflakes, that have a glittery effect you can turn your home into a magical, sparkling winter scene in no time.

Beautiful Birch Hearts Snowmen Collectibles at TAOS Gifts
It's the Season of Happiness!
Add that extra special touch with one of our cheerful Birch Hearts Snowmen, a loveable range of snowman collectible figures which feature original birchwood accents, and a signature dangling snowflake.

The carved sentimental verse and attention to detail on each snowman adds a special touch, and is sure to warm your heart as well as your home.

Season of Happiness features three of the Birch Heart Snowmen standing together holding a Snowflake decorated Banner with the Season of Happiness message.

Winter Love is a romantic Birch Hearts Snowman collectible, the characters are sharing a gentle Christmas kiss, each holding a gift for the other behind their backs.

Not forgetting the Snowmen characters we mentioned earlier this year, the icy style of crisp white and silver is the snowy theme with Perfectly Presented Snowmen collectible figurines. A series of sentimentally inspired decorative Christmas figures and tea light holders in a delicate Winter white colour scheme.

Joy is just one of the jolly Christmas collectibles, a happy little snowman holding the word “Joy” in little twig hands.

Splay toy Snowball squidgy throwing toy at Taos Gifts
Splat! Fun Squidgy Snowballs

You can even have a snowball fight this year no matter what the Met office says, with  Splat Snowballs the fun never stops!

Ideal to pop into children’s Christmas stockings or to give as small gift, the Squidgy Throwing Toys are great fun for children of all ages.

Made from a jelly like substance and filled with swirling ‘snow’ pieces.

Throw it at a wall or window and watch as it hilariously splats and then reshapes ready to throw again!

Gloriously squidgy throwing toys that create an awesome ‘splat’ when they hit a window, before reforming their shape as they tumble down the glass.

Don’t wait for the North Wind to Blow, We Shall have Snow!

Webkinz Lil Kinz Cuddly Characters With Educational Online Gaming


Black and White Cat Kitted Webkinz Lil Kinz educational plush toy Taos Gifts
Lil Kinz Cuddly Kitten

Webkinz Lil Kinz are smaller, cuter versions of the original Webkinz toys, each plush character comes with its own secret code that you use to begin the fun and games at Webkinz.

Once you’ve entered your secret code you can adopt and name your new pet and get started on the fun activities on the Webkinz site

Children love the virtual world, it’s so simple to play, but what they don’t realise while they’re having fun is Lil Webkinz is a brilliant educational aid, they’ll love their cute cuddly toy and once they’ve activated the adoption they can start to play games while learning at the same time.

There are fun facts to be learnt at Quizzys. Lunch letters teaches typing and spelling, the contests on the site encourage writing, creativity, and problem-solving.

Learn about money in Webkinz World, while earning KinzCash, your child learns how to save and spend money.

Webkinz World also helps to teach children about responsibility, caring for a pet, and getting along with others.

Cocker Spaniel Puppy Dog Webkinz Lil Kinz at TAOS Gifts
Pedigree Cocker Spaniel Puppy

Every Lil Kinz creature has its own unique personality on the website, so even if you buy two identical cuddly creatures, their characters will be totally different.

There are so many adorable Lil Kinz to choose from, there are regular pets such as Cats, Dogs and Horses, exotic beasts such as the  Hippo, Lion and Koala, Sea life with Fish and a lovely selection of cuddly Amphibians such as the beautiful Bull Frog.

Cat lovers will adore the selection of Kittens at TAOS Gifts, choose from the Black and White Cat featured above, the sweet little Ginger Tom, the pedigree Persian or the pretty Striped Alley Cat. If you prefer big Cats, we have the King of the Jungle, the Lion and his beautiful partner, the Lioness.
There’s a huge selection of popular breed dogs too, from the tiny Lil Kinz Chihuahua,  right up to the huge St Bernard Mountain Rescue Dog.

 

Lil Kinz cuddly toys have a pet for you to adopt no matter what your preference, just look at the beautiful, colourful Lil Kinz Clown Fish and the exotic Tree Frog.

Cuddly Elephant Lil Kinz Webkinz at TAOS Gifts
Lil Kinz Elephant is waiting to be adopted too!

Lil Kinz Plush Toys are perfect Christmas Stocking Fillers and Birthday gifts for all young Animal lovers, with their small portable sizes (average around 16cm long or tall depending on creature) Cuddly little bodies and cute features.

With their secret code that unlocks a whole world of educational fun and games they are terrific value for money.

See our full range at TAOS Gifts, we have a zoo full of gorgeous Lil Kinz just waiting to be adopted today!

 

Party Bag fillers, Lucky Dips and Party Prize size toys at TAOS Gifts


Sea Life Ocean images Note pads at TAOS GiftsIt’s Party time! We have everything you’ll need for children’s Parties, brightly coloured Birthday Party Bags and plenty of toys gifts and sweets to fill them all.

Pocket Size Notepads with all sorts of themes, Sea life, Dinosaurs, Football, Jungle Animals, Girly Glamour and much more!

Classic party prizes such as Mini PuzzlesTouchable Bubbles in various colours and designs, Magic slates for the creative, Whoopee cushions for the pranksters and the always popular Gliders, the easy to build and easy to fly plane making kit with either Fairies, Dinosaurs or as the classic polystyrene Glider.

For those that can’t resist gooey and slimy stuff, we have Alien Eggs! Inside the gruesome gel like bouncing putty hatches a squishy stretchy alien. Feels like slime, bounces like putty!

Squidgy putty which can be blown, stretched, moulded into any shape and bounces with surprising velocity. Irresistible to fiddle with, packaged inside a plastic egg, providing storage for the putty when it is not being played with.

Squidgy Putty also comes as Dinosaurs. For squidgy throwing fun, try the Splat Frog, Splat Snowballs or the really horrid Splat Poo! Gloriously squidgy throwing toys that create an awesome ‘splat’ when they hit a window, before reforming their shape as they tumble-down the glass.

wooden steam train whistle musical instrument music maker at TAOS Gifts
wooden steam train whistle musical instrument music maker at TAOS Gifts

Make some Noise with this wonderful Steam Train Whistle, chunky natural wood whistle which makes realistic steam-train noises, with painted steam train on the front.

The all time favourite, the Kazoo, or the metal Whistle on coloured cord.

The Whistling Balloon Helicopters are always a hit with boys and girls, as soon as the inflated balloon is attached to the helicopter it propels the 30cm blades up high, whistling as it goes, who can get theirs the highest.

Harmonicas are always popular gifts and prizes, almost anyone can pick them up and start making beautiful noises ours are traditional style metal harmonica with 16 holes supplied in presentation box which doubles up as a storage case.

We have all this and much, much more in our Party Supplies section at TAOS Gifts.