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  Last weekend Team Rainbow took part in the BTHA Toy Trust 2021 Around the World in 80 Days Challenge to help raise funds for two amazing UK based children’s mobility charities – My AFK and HCAG Handicapped Children’s Action Group who help get special children moving outside of long NHS waiting lists. The Rainbow Team pedalled away as part of… [...]
  • Inspiration
      Being the Dad of four girls (even the Cat is a girl!), Father’s Day is always a special occasion for me.  Not only do I get to spend the day with my girls creating special memories, I am usually very spoilt and treated to a gift or two!!   However, outside of the always welcome pack of beer, trying to find the right present for us… [...]
  • Inspiration
Congratulations to Ann H, the winner of our Adventures of Paddington Soft Toys Giveaway!  Paddington in his traditional blue duffle coat as well as Paddington in his pyjamas will be with our winner soon.
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We all love a little bit of good news and so we are delighted to announce our little Rainbow family is growing! Many congratulations to Amit, our Financial Controller and Anna, our Product Manager who have both recently welcomed little ones into this world! We wanted to mark these special new arrivals with a donation to the amazing charity Baby… [...]
  • Inspiration
Congratulations to Georgina H, the winner of our Hundred Acre Wood Soft Toys Giveaway!  Winnie the Pooh, Eeyore, Piglet and Tigger Soft Toys make a wonderful play day companions and they will soon be with our winner.
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Congratulations to Laura Whittle, the winner of our We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Giveaway! Our not so grizzly but super cuddly Bear soft toy along with the We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Wooden Shape Puzzle will be with our winner soon.
  • Sustainability
Baby Basics UK The joy that a soft toy can bring is what motivates us at Rainbow Designs.  Creating high quality soft toys that raise a smile and provide comfort when someone needs it is what drives our design.  And producing toys that will last as long as these wonderful stories of Paddington Bear and Winnie the pooh is what we are passionate… [...]
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Join Spot and Lucy the Story Teller for a fun story time and craft-along with everyone’s favourite pup, Spot! Everyday this weekend, beginning at 3.30pm on Friday 21st May, through to Sunday 23rd May, little ones can listen to some of their favourite Spot stories and get crafting – they may see some of our new Fun with Spot Wooden Toys too!… [...]
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ELMER, the funny, colourful patchwork elephant from David McKee, is a firm favourite with us and millions of households around the world.  Elmer makes the world a brighter place and his special gift is accepting who he is and helping us to celebrate everyone’s differences.   Every year he is celebrated on Elmer day, this year this is the 29th of… [...]
  • Inspiration
By day I look after all the sales accounts for our national retailers but outside of work my focus is my family. I adore my little grandson and I’m very lucky to have another grandchild on the way this year – and like every grandparent, I like to treat them!     One of my favourite characters is Paddington and the love for this fun-loving bear… [...]