Monday 22 November 2021

Must-have gifts for pre-schoolers from BBC Studios: Bluey, Hey Duggee and Mr Tumble

* Press release 


BBC Studios has unveiled a bumper Christmas list packed full of fun, thoughtful and inspiring gifts for youngsters. Whether your child is a fan of Bluey, Hey Duggee or Something Special, BBC Studios’ partners have you covered with gifts ranging from toys to bedding, books to clothing this Christmas.

  • Award-winning Bluey toys feature in this year’s Dream Toys list 

  • Sustainable gifts including new Hey Duggee Teemill range. Golden Bear’s latest range of Hey Duggee soft toys is made from recycled fabric and stuffed with recycled PET bottles. That’s over 3 million bottles recycled in 2021 alone! All their plastic packaging ties have also been replaced with a card equivalent, eradicating unnecessary single use plastics

  • Sensory toys from Mr Tumble to comfort and support your little ones


Bluey (we all love Bluey in our house!)


Bluey has won the hearts of kids and parents around the world since it first launched in Australia in 2018 and has also scooped awards including an International Emmy Kids Award. Toys and gifts hit shelves in the UK this summer and Bluey is the #1 new UK toy property, year-to-date (Jan-Oct 2021)*.


Bluey’s Family Home Playset (RRP £39.99) was named as one of this year’s ‘must-have’ toys following its inclusion in the British Toy Association’s prestigious Dream Toys top 12 list and will delight children with opportunities for creative play and to act out their favourite moments in the Heeler home. For calmer moments, the Bluey Jumbo Plush (RRP £19.99) was recently awarded ‘Best For Cuddles’ in the MadeForMums Toy Awards 2021. A full range of playsets and plush toys made by Moose Toys is available in stores now.


The chart-topping soundtrack to the series Bluey: The Album (RRP £ various) has recently been released on vinyl, CD and download in the UK, featuring 17 original tracks including favourites such as Here Come the Grannies and The Creek. The album took the top spot in the Australian chart (a first for a children’s album) and has been nominated for an ARIA award for Best Children’s Album.


Bluey’s first DVD, Magic Xylophone and Other Stories (RRP £9.99), is available to purchase now. Featuring 15 episodes from series one and over 100 minutes of fun!


Boutique bedding specialist Dreamtex has partnered with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) to launch a sustainable Bluey bedding range (RRP £32), featuring a fun family design and made from 100% BCI cotton.


For a Bluey-themed storytime, two books are available from publishers Penguin Random House. Popular stories Goodnight, Fruit Bat and The Beach (RRP £6.99) are packed full of illustrations of Bluey and her friends and are perfect bedtime reads!


Join Bluey and her sister Bingo, as they have fun in beautifully illustrated 4 in a Box (RRP £5) jigsaw puzzles from Ravensburger.


Details of all Bluey products are available on the official website:


Hey Duggee (who doesn't love Duggee and the Squirrels??)



Hey Duggee, narrated by Alexander Armstrong, follows the adventures of pre-schoolers Happy, Tag, Norrie, Betty and Roly as they try new things and earn badges at The Squirrel Club under the guidance of Duggee.


If your little one likes to get the party started then Spin and Groove with DJ Duggee (RRP £35.99) puts them in the spotlight – choose a song, set the speed, play samples and even scratch a record!  For a magical bathtime with Duggee and The Squirrels, check out the Lightshow River Boat (RRP £22.99) which creates an underwater light show in the bathtub.


The Hey Duggee Toothbrushing and Handwashing Timer (RRP £19.99) turns a chore into a fun activity for kids. Playing the popular Tooth Brushing Song the timer reminds children to brush their teeth for two minutes and wash their hands for 20 seconds.


BBC Studios has partnered with sustainable fashion brand Teemill to create a Hey Duggee online shop featuring fun and stylish jumpers, t-shirts and tote bags (RRP £ various).


Hey Duggee: The Greatest Woofs (RRP £ various) is jam packed full of classic Hey Duggee songs including cult classic Stick Song (which picked up plays on BBC Radio 6 Music), Toothbrushing SongRaindance and Singing and is available on CD, digital and picture-disc vinyl.


Join the Squirrel Club members, Norrie, Tag, Betty, Roly and Happy, as Duggee takes them out to earn activity badges in a Bumper 4 x 42 piece Ravensburger Hey Duggee Puzzle Pack (RRP £9).


Details of all Hey Duggee products are available on the official website:


Mr Tumble (Ethan adored him!)


Fans of CBeebies show Something Special can explore a range of sensory and calming toys and learn new things with Mr Tumble.


Curl up with the Mr Tumble Weighted Calming Companion (RRP £19.99), an innovative plush designed to calm and soothe your little one with the sensation of a comforting hug.


Explore the hidden pockets, secret windows and glow in the dark surprises in Mr Tumble’s Seek and Find Sensory Spotty Bag (RRP £16.99) a fun sensory toy to encourage imagination and play.



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