Jarrold loves...5 things to do in the summer holidays (part 2)


Get creative, build, create experiments and play games. Here's part two of Jarrold's top things to do in the summer holidays


Make Week until 13th August

Get creative in the toy and haberdashery departments on the third floor with a range of painting, sticking and drawing activities. On Thursday 10th and Friday 11th August help us decorate our Decopatch unicorn and on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August paint your own Melissa and Doug figurines (and get 20% off Melissa and Doug purchases). You can also receive a free notebook with any purchase from the Top Model range in our craft department (subject to availability, terms and conditions apply).

Shop Decopatch

Shop Melissa and Doug

Shop Top Model

Science Week from 14th until 20th August

The toy department turns into a science lab for your crazy experiments. See how a bug sees with the Geosafari bug opticals, grow sea creatures, create an explosion or get slimed with our putty and slime play area.

Shop science toys

Build Week from 21st until 27th August

Lego and Mecanno lovers will enjoy Build Week on the toy department. Build one of the many creations – or build your own masterpiece.

Shop Lego

Shop Mecanno

Games Week from 28th Aug until 3rd Sept  

Get competitive as the toy department turns into a games workshop, with puzzles, board games and more. Take part in our summer holiday wordsearch competition, which is running throughout August until 3rd September. Find all the letters and spell the word associated with summer to win a bundle of prices from each of our themed weeks (Make, Science, Build and Games). The competition is open to two age groups – 3 years to 7 years, and 7+.
Find out more at the toy department on the third floor.

Shop games

The Make Arcade

Be creative at home with our range of haberdashery kits. From unicorns and flamingos, to making your own space pin badge, there’s lots to keep them entertained in our toy and haberdashery departments.

Shop the Make Arcade


Shop all toys



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