The BIG W Giant Online Toy Spectacular {+ 5 x $100 gift card giveaway!!} Congratulations Callie, Candice, Gemma, Cynthia & Melissa

June 19, 2013 · 196 comments

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Have you noticed it’s almost Toy Sale season again?     My girls love reading through the catalogues and circling their favourites in the hope that I’ll notice.  My little pink is the worse offender.  She will literally spend hours of quiet time adoringly looking at all the things she might like to bring home with her and isn’t always keen to let her sisters share her special reading material.

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These days kids really do seem to know what the want.  As the girls have gotten older I’ve gotten used being guided by them about what toys suit them best.   Pretty typically miss five  loves anything Dora and Miss Seven  is all about Barbie.  This year though my lovely  Miss nine has graduated into the family bookworm society and is obsessed with EJ12 and GoGirl Books.

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This year you can view the BIG W Giant Toy Spectacular online.   (The sale actually start online today at 9pm before hitting the stores in real life on the 27th.)    Online shopping is a completely novel experience to the girls and to be honest I think they’d probably prefer to be in the shop seeing it all laid out before them.   But for a parent, when it comes to toy sale madness, its ideal.    No hassle finding a park, no late night trip out  in the cold and no dealing with  pushy impatient hordes of bargain hungry peoples.   Now that is my type of  toy sale!

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The BIW W Christmas Layby services will be up and running again this year too.  For many of us toy sale season marks the beginning of Christmas shopping and layby is an awesome tool to get a head start on getting it all organised.  How smug it must feel to have Christmas all sown up in July and only have to pay it off in layby instalments. (Can you tell I’m never that organised myself?)

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And so, with thanks to BIG W, my girls got their first experience with online shopping a few nights ago.  They each chose a toy they loved the look of and are now eagerly awaiting the delivery.  It was a fun experience and one filled with lots of learning opportunities!  I’ll show you what they order when it arrives!

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Hands up if you’d like a $100 gift voucher to spend a the BIG W Toy Spectacular?  Well you’re in luck because thanks to BIG W I have five to giveaway.   (The giveaway will be drawn on the 28th of June so if the winners email me back quickly they’ll have plenty of time to get to the in store sale to spend their winnings.)  Simply follow the  steps below to enter:

  1. Hop on over to the  BIG W  online Toy Sale  (either catalogue or the actual sale once it starts) and then come back and tell me in the comments below what someone at your place would choose and why.  It could be you, one of the kids or your pet cat!
  2. If you are nice enough to share this giveaway on facebook or twitter please feel free to leave a second entry comment.
  3. Follow The Truth About Mummy in any way you like (facebook, twitter, feed, email or Pinterest.)
  4. Please leave an email address  that you check regularly – as giveaways are redrawn if you don’t respond within 5 days.
  5. BIG W have asked if winners would mind posting a picture of their chosen toy on the BIG Facebook page.  This is not a must do – but would be appreciated.

Win Free Stuff

  • Giveaway is open until Midnight on June 28th 2013  and has a total value of $500.
  • No entries will be accepted after this time.
  • All decision are final.
  • (Check the T&C tab for full T&C).
  • Disclaimer: All opinions are my own. I  received  a BIG W voucher to spend with  my children for completing this post. 

 

 

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3 Tracey Beaumont June 20, 2014 at 9:10 am

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4 Tracey Beaumont June 20, 2014 at 9:09 am

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5 Tracey Beaumont June 20, 2014 at 9:05 am

I would stock up on all the craft items. I cannot buy this stuff fast enough for my kids. They just love to draw, paint, stick, glue and create. A huge hoard of craft items should be enough for the 4 of them and would make their Christmas. It would be fantastic over the summer when it is too hot to go outside.

6 Amy Mcneill June 20, 2014 at 8:44 am

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7 Amy Mcneill June 20, 2014 at 8:44 am

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8 Amy Mcneill June 20, 2014 at 8:42 am

my kids are deeply passionate about mario,
the figurines, the plush toys, the 80s cartoons
so they were overjoyed to see mummy could laybuy the mario kart wii u set!
Controllers, bars everything you need in one gigantic box!

9 Amy Mcneill June 20, 2014 at 8:47 am

Both the older boys are autistic and rather overwhelming in their nintendo obsession!

10 Rebecca Bird June 28, 2013 at 11:55 pm

My little guy has decided he’s too big for his trike now and has taken over his big sister’s bike. It’s quite the sight watching him attempt to ride a sparkly pink bike about twice his size! I would so love to get him a cars bike that’s a bit more suited to his size. This boy practically does a backflip over a lifesaver, I would love to see his little face getting his own proper bike, he would be so unbelievably excited 🙂

11 Sarah T June 28, 2013 at 11:41 pm

My so is only 14 months old, but for him I would love the Vtech Zebra ride on scooter. He is yet to walk and I think this would be a perfect gift for him.

12 Aileen June 28, 2013 at 11:22 pm

We (ok I mean I) would love the Action Raised Cubby. As I forsee that it would take hubby at least 4 days to put that together and so he would be out of my way and then the kids would play in it for at least as long as the 15 year warranty!

13 Sandiidee June 28, 2013 at 10:44 pm

My kids are older but they would absolutely love the Red Box tools and wood construction kits. My kids are so creative and would have so much fun making these!

14 cher haining June 28, 2013 at 9:48 pm

LEGO City Town Square 60026 for my5 year old grandson. He is saving his pocket money and ‘begging’ family and friends for cash as he is saving to go toLegoland in San Dieago. No one has told him how high he is aiming.

15 Amy June 28, 2013 at 7:30 pm

Miss 4.5 has picked at least one item from each page of the BigW toy sale catalog! LOL

16 fi June 28, 2013 at 7:27 pm

My son would love the Scooby Doo Pillow Pet – I was all over town trying to find one last Xmas so this time I’d definitely order it online!

17 SANDY HORSFALL June 28, 2013 at 6:18 pm

WHAT I GUESSED MY 10 YEAR OLD SON (JAYDEN) WOULD CHOOSE, AND WHAT HE’S ALREADY REQUESTED, IS THE LEGO STAR WARS DEATH STAR. CONSIDERING IT’S PRICED AT $598 THE CHANCES OF HIS REQUEST BEING FULFILLED ARE MIGHTY SLIM. HIS REASONS FOR WANTING THIS ARE TWOFOLD. FIRSTLY, BOTH HE AND HIS 19 YEAR OLD BROTHER (DANIEL) ARE STAR WARS FANATICS, AND SECONDLY, WHEN DANIEL COMES HOME TO VISIT (HE MOVED OUT 8 MONTHS AGO), THE FIRST THING THEY GET STUCK INTO DOING IS BUILDING SOMETHING WITH THE LEGO. THIS COMMON LOVE OF LEGO HAS RESULTED IN THEM SPENDING MANY, MANY HOURS CONSTRUCTIVELY WORKING TOGETHER OVER THE YEARS, AND JAYDEN SAID THAT WITH SUCH A BIG LEGO SET AS THE DEATH STAR IS, HIS BROTHER DANIEL WOULD HAVE TO STAY OVER LONGER UNTIL THEY FINISHED THE PROJECT TOGETHER!!

18 Erica June 27, 2013 at 11:36 pm

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19 Erica June 27, 2013 at 11:36 pm

My biggest has already looked and wants some of the Barbie Mega blocks… and some barbies, and disney princesses oh, and some octonauts, and another dora kitchen – cos you know one plastic kitchen clearly isn’t enough *sigh*… and and and..

As for me I’d love to get the littlest one a walker, we don’t still have the biggest one’s around and I was made redundant 3 days before my maternity leave so we have no prospects of getting her one any time soon 🙁

20 Kell Kelly June 27, 2013 at 11:30 pm

LEGO would be first on the list,
For my eldest he’d insist.
Ninja Turtles would be a pick number two,
Imaginative play is easy to do.
Ball pit for our baby girl would be choice three,
Her favourite toy it would surely be.
To win this giveaway would be great,
With Big W prices no other shop rates!
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21 Tammie Weier June 27, 2013 at 11:16 pm

I would spend it on some board games for the family

22 Jordan June 27, 2013 at 10:33 pm

If I was to win, I would purchase the HYPER AIR HOCKEY TABLE, so my wife and daughter could battle it out over the last piece of cake as I sit and watch and also enjoy that second last piece of that delicious homemade cake, haha.

23 ROBYN LANGFORD June 27, 2013 at 9:55 pm

I’d also have to get the ‘Mario Kart Wii Radio Control Kart’. Shared with friends on facebook. Thanks for the chance.

24 ROBYN LANGFORD June 27, 2013 at 9:52 pm

My boys would go crazy for the ‘Razor Ground Force Drifter Go Kart’ Amazeballs 🙂

25 Karen June 27, 2013 at 9:51 pm

the huge keyboard the kids can stand on.

26 Lea Anita Black June 27, 2013 at 9:37 pm

I would want a Furby, for all the children who come over to play with, including my grandson. My oldest daughter had one when she was little and we both adored it, so life like ….a wonderful life like pet!

27 Elyssa June 27, 2013 at 9:23 pm

My little girl would LOVE play with the “FurReal Friends Cuddles My Giggly Monkey”.
Because she’s a cheeky monkey!
Fingers and toes crossed.
<3

28 Ashton Trenoweth June 27, 2013 at 8:32 pm

Funnily enough.. I just asked my 8yr old sister tonight in the car “if i could buy you anything in the world, what is the one thing you want most right now?” and she replied with.. “i reeeeally want a lalaloopsy silly fun house!”

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29 Skye June 27, 2013 at 8:25 pm

I would buy the bright starts around we go activity for my 7 month old

30 Liz A June 27, 2013 at 8:18 pm

My Little Pony -mad daughter wants EVERYTHING to do with those friendly ponies!
Following on Facebook and email 🙂

31 Val C. June 27, 2013 at 8:15 pm

Barbie Dolls of the World Collection! Perfect as my daughter is learning Irish Dancing at the moment and would be rapt with this!

32 Brittney Smith June 27, 2013 at 8:12 pm

On page 20 I’m absolutely in love with the jumbo character plush especially Mike Wazowski, he is the cutest character ever!

33 Jessie Hay June 27, 2013 at 8:01 pm

I tweeted as well 🙂

34 Jessie Hay June 27, 2013 at 7:58 pm

I’d love to give an Ipod touch,
To a teenage girl I love so much,
She’s always offered to babysit for us,
And while we’re gone she then cleans up,
With some help from Big W,
At Christmas I’ll say an extra thankyou! 🙂

35 Cathy Edwards June 27, 2013 at 7:15 pm

Well, see, it’s like this…. I have a big boy who has an unhealthy addiction to all things STAR WARS, and Big W have this extremely cool Star Wars Darth Vader Desk Lamp! Happy he would be, Hmm!
And then there’s the Start Wars Lego Sets!!! AArrgghhh, help me Obi Wan Kanobi, you’re my only hope!…..

36 Kristina Snowden June 27, 2013 at 6:55 pm

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37 Kristina Snowden June 27, 2013 at 6:54 pm

My girls have big eyes and want the biggest trampoline amongst about 20 other things

38 Tracy Andreatta June 27, 2013 at 6:52 pm

Have shared on twitter @cranky_mum

39 Kylie Embury June 27, 2013 at 6:51 pm

Shared on Facebook and twitter 🙂

40 Tracy Andreatta June 27, 2013 at 6:50 pm

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41 Kylie Embury June 27, 2013 at 6:48 pm

Sassy the cat would love a new mouse,
For the 1D obsessed teen, their DVD would be “grouse”!
The gaming obsessed teen a PS VITA or Wii,
Anything Peppa fills the toddler with glee!
Books for the hubby, maybe Dan Brown’s new one,
And some Johnny Depp action would sure suit this Mum!

42 Tracy Andreatta June 27, 2013 at 6:46 pm

My daughter is turning 5 on the 9th July & she has her heart set on the kidKraft Kitchen Petal Pink for $128 , its all she talks about & won’t tell me an alternative . She is in love .

43 Renata M. June 27, 2013 at 6:46 pm

Who wouldn’t be interested in a chance to get a $100 Big W voucher?! Count me in for sure!
mine would want anything that flies, moves or is great fun!

44 Kaz June 27, 2013 at 6:32 pm

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45 Kelly June 27, 2013 at 6:32 pm

My 2 Sons want teenage mutent ninja turtles Lego and trash packs.

46 Kaz June 27, 2013 at 6:29 pm

Anything Peppa Pig related! We like the campervan! kazatmeltingmoments@gmail.com
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47 Nicole W June 27, 2013 at 4:53 pm

~Mega Bloks – Skylanders Giants Dark Castle Conquest~
Would be the kiddie’s dream come true,
There’s only one place that does TOYS best…
That of course, is BIG W!

48 jodie June 27, 2013 at 4:16 pm

The jumping castle

49 Anna Ryan-Punch June 27, 2013 at 3:56 pm

My four year old’s in love
with the ninja turle four
the TMNT combat gear
would fuel his love some more!

(I liked on FB)

50 Rochelle June 27, 2013 at 3:36 pm

A jumping castle would be so much fun, or a slippery slide too,
So much in The Toy Spectacular at Big W , it’s too hard to choose!

51 Rachel Taylor June 27, 2013 at 2:58 pm

I’m following on Facebook

52 Rachel Taylor June 27, 2013 at 2:53 pm

The BIG W toy catalogue sent my son into an excited frenzy, the Star Wars Lego set tickled his fancy… Owning that would even make my husband do a dancy!

53 Cate June 27, 2013 at 1:58 pm

A Smart Trike is what we would all choose in my household. Our son, Charlie loves to ‘ride’ his bike to the park, but it is very hard for Mum and Dad to steer (quite uncontrollable). A Smart Trike would certainly save our backs (and our toes… and many a tantrums… And our sanity).

54 Antonietta June 27, 2013 at 12:10 pm

My daughter loves the Winx Club Believix Rockin’ guitar and doll pack, exclusively at Big W- $58 and my son would love the Star Wars Ultimate FX lightsaber- $35 and Darth Vader dress up $20! For me, I’d love Santa to leave me an iPad 2 under the Christmas tree this year $398 🙂

55 sprinkles June 27, 2013 at 12:09 pm

My kids would adore some lego! Its to expensive to but alot for 3 kids, and the bickering over who is going to use the wheels, or the flower etc is hilarious but annoying lol id love foe the kids to all have thier own sets and be proud of their own designer and thoughts, rather than fighting over pieces of lego.

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56 Shelley Chandler June 27, 2013 at 11:23 am

My 2yo would absolutely love the Barbie Car! She has been looking at it for months and always says ‘mummy, car!’ when we walk past it. This would keep her amused for hours, and give me a break to put my feet up before our new baby arrives in a few weeks!
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57 G Huesch June 27, 2013 at 8:06 am

My already hyper son has his heart set on the Hyper Air Hockey Table ($98). He has agreed to donate some of his other toys to Vinnies in order to make space for it in his room.

58 Renee Ballantyne June 27, 2013 at 7:52 am

My son would love the Avengers bike

59 Angela Benson June 27, 2013 at 7:45 am

A Cabbage Patch Kid to love
Is top of our wish list
Dressed in her pretty outfit
She’s simply to cute to resist

60 Lynda June 27, 2013 at 6:59 am

I would love to buy the Fisher Price Pullalong Telephone for the dear little grandson we are expecting on 31 July 2013. He will be able to call his Grandma on it.

61 Karly June 26, 2013 at 8:23 pm

I met my now-hubby over an intense game of air hockey (the only sport I’m good at!) and now I’d like to woop my son’s butt with the Hyper Air Hockey Table – a bargain at $98
http://www.bigw.com.au/toys/table-games/bpnBIGW_0000000340292/hyper-air-hockey-table

62 Shelly June 26, 2013 at 2:58 pm

When I asked them to choose what they wanted, Miss 4 enthusiastically pointed to the bike as she is desperate to be a big girl (phew, I really thought it would be MORE tinkerbell, MORE barbie, MORE pink fluffy things), Miss 2 pointed to everything! Mummy would choose her plenty of art and craft supplies to fuel that creative spirit.

63 Jenai June 26, 2013 at 9:45 am

My 4 year old loves playing shooting games at school;
But at home, his mean mum says ‘Guns aren’t cool!’
When we go for a walk he’ll sometimes find a blue foam bullet;
And sneak it into his pocket hoping one day he’ll shoot it.
He sees other kids playing with them, and has asked for one;
Mum – when I’m 5 – can I please have a Nerf N-Strike Gun?!

64 Candice E June 25, 2013 at 9:52 pm
65 Candice E June 25, 2013 at 9:50 pm

My little boy who is 3,
loves Dinosaur Train so Buddy it would be,
My eldest 5 yr old boy,
Says Superman is now his favourite toy!
Pillow pets, TMNT’s, Fireman Sam, Lego and more,
My poor credit card will be feeling sad & sore.
The wish list gets bigger by the day,
Big W please help us with a gift card to help us pay!

66 Caz June 29, 2013 at 8:11 am

Hi Candice, just letting you know you’ve won a $100 gift card from BIGW on my blog The Truth About Mummy. Can you please email me an address to have it sent to asap – so I can have it sent out to you before the end of the sale. Enjoy shopping!!! thetruthaboutmummy@gmail.com
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67 Paula June 25, 2013 at 6:14 pm

My boys are all eyeing off an iPad mini… maybe I can add the educational games and they won’t know it. They can’t wait to play games on them.

68 Virginia Mason June 25, 2013 at 4:01 pm

I have shared this giveaway on twitter too! Thanks for the extra chance.
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69 Virginia Mason June 25, 2013 at 4:00 pm

The ‘Cabbage Patch Kids Original Doll’ for miss 3 to cuddle and hold,
oh the great memories this brings back from playing with my friends so long ago!
I wonder if they still come with a birth certificate and ever so daggy name,
just love this doll’s chubby cheeks and hair that looks like a woollen mane!

70 Wendy S June 25, 2013 at 1:22 pm

Even though I am determined not the start that Little people craze, that Farm is cute!
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71 Jodi June 25, 2013 at 12:07 pm

I had so much fun placing my order online! I bought a Fisher Price walker toy and some Bathtime Bongos for my youngest. I think I might have had #4 child just so I can buy more fun toys! 😉

I also bought presents for nieces and nephews. Lalaloopsy and a few different play-doh toys.

Plus, living on a farm, had to buy a John Deere tractor too!

Can’t wait for my order to arrive! Will be like Christmas morning! 🙂

72 Jodi June 25, 2013 at 12:10 pm

Already a Facebook follower.

73 Trish June 25, 2013 at 9:16 am

My twin almost 7yr olds have been eying off the Lego – any Super Heroes
http://www.bigw.com.au/toys/lego-construction/lego/more-lego/bpnBIGW_0000000338069/lego-super-heroes-superman-battle-of-smallville-76003

and buy a stash of LEGO Minifigures Series 10 71001 – save Me being a referee.

74 Kiara June 25, 2013 at 8:33 am

My Little Girl has been hounding me for a Minnie Mouse Kitchen Since Last Year, and considering how helpful she has been this year with the birth of her new baby sister i think its time for her to be spoilt and finally get it.

75 Adela June 25, 2013 at 7:18 am

My eldest would adore the Razor Flash Rider 360. My youngest currently has the Razor Rip Rider 360 and it’s all they want to ride on outside. They manage pretty well at taking turns but my eldest would love her own to spin on. I was happy to see Big W has this in their catalogue as I struggled for weeks to find the Rip Rider. I am a big fan of purchasing outdoor toys for gifts as they promote fitness and fun.

76 Melissa O June 24, 2013 at 7:49 pm

I would get my daughter the Leappad 2 bundle pack for our upcoming trips to keep her entertained with some educational fun.

77 Caz June 29, 2013 at 8:13 am

Hi Melissa, just letting you know you’ve won a $100 gift card from BIGW on my blog The Truth About Mummy. Can you please email me an address to have it sent to asap – so I can have it sent out to you before the end of the sale. Enjoy shopping!!! thetruthaboutmummy@gmail.com
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78 Charmaine Campbell June 24, 2013 at 11:33 am

I shared on FB, tried to Tweet twice too, but it didn’t work.

79 Charmaine Campbell June 24, 2013 at 11:31 am

My son has chosen the Star Wars Lego Death squad which is $598! My daughter has a much more reasonable request of a Fur Real Rabbit, she did want the cat, but it doesn’t seem to be available anymore (bad Mummy). Plus it’s her birthday in a few weeks, my son can just dream on for now…

80 Alison June 24, 2013 at 9:37 am

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81 Alison June 24, 2013 at 9:36 am

My daughter needs to make the switch, apparently Barbie is out, Monster High is in, and she needs just about everything.

82 theresa tan June 24, 2013 at 12:06 am

have also twittered and I am a follower 🙂

83 theresa tan June 24, 2013 at 12:04 am

Miss 4.5 would choose Minnie Mouse Story Teller as Minnie is her idol plus she is wearing her favourite coloured dress and pattern…pink with white spots!!!

84 Kasey Williams June 23, 2013 at 11:57 pm

Have also shared on Facebook
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85 Kasey Williams June 23, 2013 at 11:52 pm

For my son – dinosaur train dinosaurs, transformers or the emergency police and fire play set.
For my daughter – little tykes garden play centre
For my big kid (otherwise known as husband) – anything Lego!

86 Kate June 23, 2013 at 11:46 pm

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87 Kate June 23, 2013 at 11:46 pm

I would buy my twin toddlers the Little Tikes Tough Workshop, it would keep them occupied as well as helping them to share a bit more and do things that daddy does around the house.
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88 AmberB June 23, 2013 at 10:39 pm

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89 AmberB June 23, 2013 at 10:37 pm

Little Miss would love the ‘Fisher-Price Little People: Disney Princess Songs Palace’ – she is such a girly girl 🙂

90 Melinda June 23, 2013 at 10:20 pm

In this house I would like anything from Big W that does not scratch my floor, take eight batteries, sing about Red cars, sing spanish, does not prick feet when walked over and most of all I would like that magic toy that puts itself away each night before bed!

91 Rachael L June 23, 2013 at 6:45 pm

Definitely the Minnie Birthday Bowtique.

92 Sharna June 23, 2013 at 5:06 pm

I would buy the pillow pets – dream lites rainbow toys for my girls. I love the toy sales this time of year!

93 Mel Jones June 23, 2013 at 11:10 am

Shared on my FB biz page too – https://www.facebook.com/LittleBubzandBeyond

94 Mel Jones June 23, 2013 at 11:08 am

My 3 pinks would LOVE the KidKraft Kitchen, in Petal PINK of course!!!

95 Michelle rivett June 23, 2013 at 7:52 am

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96 Michelle rivett June 23, 2013 at 7:49 am

My little ones would love dancing around on Peppa Pigs Muddy Puddles Mat (and my washing machine will definitely thank me because it won’t have to run an intensive cycle to clean up the mess!)

97 Bee June 23, 2013 at 7:37 am

Lego friends heartlake summer camp. My daughter just loves lego friends it’s all that she want. To build and break is what she loves doing the most.

98 Sonya coleman June 23, 2013 at 7:09 am

Shared the comp too 🙂

99 Sonya coleman June 23, 2013 at 7:08 am

All the kids…the young ones all the way up to the 44 year old one…have voted nerf guns! We’ve had water gun wars the last few Christmas’s….now it’s time to move on to the big guns!!

100 Katie Pyle June 23, 2013 at 6:57 am

I would choose a toy kitchen. Yes for me. Having 3 little girls I know this would entertain them for hours on end, allowing me time to do things I need to do in peace!

101 Cynthia June 22, 2013 at 11:03 pm

I’ve shared on Twitter 🙂

102 Cynthia June 22, 2013 at 11:02 pm

My boy would choose the big bucket of Lego. I swear he’s only picking it because he knows I’ll be just so thrilled with more of it to be left out and trodden on in bare feet!
I guess I should be thankful that at least this one comes with it’s own storage but I’m secretly hoping that in next year’s toy catalogue Big W brings out a device that repels Lego off the carpet, possibly even with a siren that wails “Put me back in the box before Mum steps on me again”

103 Caz June 29, 2013 at 8:14 am

Hi Cynthia, just letting you know you’ve won a $100 gift card from BIGW on my blog The Truth About Mummy. Can you please email me an address to have it sent to asap – so I can have it sent out to you before the end of the sale. Enjoy shopping!!! thetruthaboutmummy@gmail.com
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104 Cynthia June 29, 2013 at 12:13 pm

Yay thanks so much, you’ve made my day! Will email you now 🙂

105 Larabelle June 22, 2013 at 10:22 pm

After many lists, adding and deleting items, Ava (aged 6) has decided her must-have is the Blingles Princess Design Studio– the perfect choice for a craft fanatic.

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106 Amanda Gorton June 22, 2013 at 10:20 pm

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107 bubble936 June 22, 2013 at 8:54 pm

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108 bubble936 June 22, 2013 at 8:53 pm
109 bubble936 June 22, 2013 at 8:52 pm

I would love to buy Fisher-Price Cruise And Groove Ballapalooza for my one year old so that I can enjoy some me-time while he plays with it .

110 Elise June 22, 2013 at 3:45 pm

Don’t tell anyone, I know I’m a dag,
But that carriage bed should be mine to keep,
Within it I’d dream and play,
I’m just not sure I could sleep!

111 marilyn June 22, 2013 at 3:36 pm

It was easy to choose LEGO – Robert loves Lego for birthdays and Christmas

112 Gemma westacott Blair June 21, 2013 at 9:13 pm

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113 Gemma westacott June 21, 2013 at 9:04 pm

I’d love to get the Fisher Price Little People Sounds Farm Super Set (page 9 of the catalogue!)
It’s the updated version of my favourite toy as a child. I’d spend hours playing with my farm set, driving the tractor around, getting the horse to pull the cart etc. Loved it!
So would love to get one for my kids. And it now makes the animal noises as well!! How cool is that!
And with the super set there’d be enough animals for us all to play happily together, because I’m definitely joining in! I bags the tractor first! Lol.

114 Caz June 29, 2013 at 8:28 am

Hi Gemma, just letting you know you’ve won a $100 gift card from BIGW on my blog The Truth About Mummy. Can you please email me an address to have it sent to asap – so I can have it sent out to you before the end of the sale. Enjoy shopping!!! thetruthaboutmummy@gmail.com

115 Amanda Gorton June 21, 2013 at 8:25 pm

The Looping Electric Racing Set would entertain my boys for hours, (and when they are snugly in bed my partner and I would enjoy being like big kids, having a spin too)!

116 Stacey Shailer June 21, 2013 at 3:17 pm

My little man would love the Bob The Builder 33 Piece Work Bench (so he doesn’t have to keep going up to the shed to pinch his Dad’s tools apparently!), and my baby girl is right into mirrors and her reflection at the moment, so the Fisher-Price Magical Musical Mirror would be right up here alley 🙂

117 Kailah June 21, 2013 at 2:29 pm

My little one is coveting a Dora the explorer patio set, for high tea of course!
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118 JILL MACMULLEN June 21, 2013 at 2:28 pm

My daughter would love her first “Smart Trike”,
she could ride it really fast.
Riding along the driveaway,
or she could ride it on the grass.
Travelling with her favorite bunny,
affectionately known as ‘Hop’,
she’d love to ride around the house,
I’ll just need to teach her to stop!
As she builds up her confidence,
she will have more and more fun.
She will laugh and giggle at being outdoors,
learning to ride in the sun!

119 Karen Edwards June 21, 2013 at 11:19 am

have Tweeted also @KazEdwards23

120 Karen Edwards June 21, 2013 at 11:12 am

I’d love the Bright Starts playful pals portable swing for my 15 week old baby so i can get a few more things done around the house when she is unsettled I’ve heard they’re a lifesaver 🙂

121 Barbara June 21, 2013 at 10:38 am

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122 Barbara June 21, 2013 at 10:37 am

I would love the Disney Plush – Pooh for when my man isn’t home. I need someone to cuddle up to 😉

123 Stephanie Veljanovska June 21, 2013 at 9:24 am
124 Stephanie Veljanovska June 21, 2013 at 9:22 am

My Son Would Love Scooby Hide & Seek. His he a Big Fan of Hide & Seek so he would have a Little Friend to Play it with.

125 Karen Turner June 21, 2013 at 12:15 am

Shared on twitter

126 Karen Turner June 21, 2013 at 12:14 am

My son wouldn’t forgive me if I didn’t buy him a Skylanders Giants Triple Pack.

127 Kim June 20, 2013 at 9:37 pm

I would buy each person in my house a pillow pet each, my husband and myself included, I think they are so cute and snuggly, which we need at the moment because I am freezing at the moment!

128 Toushka Lee June 20, 2013 at 1:27 pm

wow. People are really creative with their poetic entries aren’t they?
I’m gonna give it a go.
“ahem”

Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
my son wants the musical instruments on page 36,
And I am crap at rhyming
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129 Melissa K June 20, 2013 at 9:51 am

My 6 month old would love the Leapfrog My Pal Violet, for the bigger boys its the big trampoline!

130 April Manley June 20, 2013 at 9:45 am
131 April Manley June 20, 2013 at 9:43 am

My one year old son Dylan would love a Fisher Price Musical Dolphin Ride On !! Which is a lot more unique then the typical horse Ride toys you can buy !!

132 tanya edgerton June 20, 2013 at 9:13 am

I would by Pillow Pets Dream Lites. They look gorgeous and would encourage the children to go to bed.
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133 tanya edgerton June 20, 2013 at 9:18 am
134 Rachel K June 20, 2013 at 12:31 am

Following the Truth about Mummy.

135 Rachel K June 20, 2013 at 12:30 am

Tweeted on Twitter about this competition.

136 Rachel K June 20, 2013 at 12:30 am

Shared this competition on Facebook.

137 Rachel K June 20, 2013 at 12:29 am

I’d buy the Lego Friends Summer Riding Camp Set. I love LEGO because it appeals to young and old, and encourages creativity. You also only need to purchase it once and it provides years of use – even being passed down from generation to generation and added to over the years. It’s also educational, accessible to everyone and brings the family together providing pleasurable memories for years to come.

138 Sonya n. June 19, 2013 at 10:22 pm

I’d spend it on Lego! My daughter is crazy over it and seems to want to collect every sort of Lego there is and it’s costing us a fortune. I do think it’s a great toy and I wonder if one day she’ll be an engineer or something. The good thing is she loves ‘boy’ Lego more than ‘girl’ Lego, as I have a boy toddler who is just now starting to play with Lego too, so we’ll get double the use out of it.

139 Belinda Baker June 19, 2013 at 8:37 pm

We currently have 1 ipod shared between the family (6 of us) so a second ipod has definitely been requested, and possibly even a 3rd as my boys like to listen to music for the 1/2 hour they read and unwind before bed, so I would be putting the voucher towards getting at least 1 more ipod.

140 jenny edwards June 19, 2013 at 8:28 pm

my cat is in love with the pillow pets just your little girls ….he currently sleeps on tigger one. sure he would love a newbie!!!!

141 Kirsty June 19, 2013 at 8:09 pm

My Matilda has already picked out the Powerwing scooter for Xmas! As for my other little bears, I’m a little scared to show them the catalogue – there are so many awesome things to choose from!
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142 Chont June 19, 2013 at 7:27 pm

Shared on twitter as StummyChont

143 Chont June 19, 2013 at 7:21 pm

My son would love the Razor Powerwing scooter.

144 Mary Preston June 19, 2013 at 7:17 pm

The CARS Toy Box is a winner for us all. It’s just so cute and a great favourite, and anything that helps to keep the house a touch tidier is just brilliant. Put the lid on it, I’ll take it.

145 Becci June 19, 2013 at 6:57 pm

Shared on Twitter @babyinaus 🙂
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146 Becci June 19, 2013 at 6:54 pm

Miss M would definitely choose the Disney princess castle. She is currently just entering the ‘pink and princess’ phase and that hits the mark exactly 🙂
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147 Narelle Rock June 19, 2013 at 6:22 pm
148 Narelle Rock June 19, 2013 at 6:21 pm

I would love to buy ME a Tweety bird Pillow Pet, with hubby away I need something soft and hairy to cuddle at night!

149 Lisa Wood June 19, 2013 at 5:59 pm

We are huge lego fans,
but unfortunately we left our Lego Bucket behind in Mackay
Now we are looking at starting over again
One thing that all of our boys enjoy
is building, creating, exploring, discovering through playing.
The Lego Ninjago The Golden Dragon
would be ideal for our 14, 11, and 8 year olds
and would be good for my sanity!
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150 Karen Mashford June 19, 2013 at 4:13 pm

Shared on facebook, am sure a couple of friends will see and enter too. Good Luck everyone 🙂

151 Karen Mashford June 19, 2013 at 4:11 pm

My nephew would love the Dr Dreadful Zombie lab and I would love to get a book or jigsaws to keep me amused whilst they’re creating horrific food to eat.

152 Charlotte L. June 19, 2013 at 3:43 pm

Miss 5 likes Pillow Pets,
She’d love the unicorn I bet,
She has asked for a new bike,
Page 87 has some she’d like,
My little Pony’s are so cool,
The 12 piece collection would rule!

153 Michelle McGurk June 19, 2013 at 3:42 pm

Fisher-Price Stack & Surprise Choo Choo Train I would choose this as a gift for my grandson as he LOVES trains.

154 Ei June 19, 2013 at 3:38 pm

Shared on Facebook and my email is eisabainyo at yahoo.com

155 Elizabeth Berns June 19, 2013 at 3:35 pm

Shared on Facebook; thanks for the competition!!! 😀

156 Elizabeth Berns June 19, 2013 at 3:34 pm

My 2 young boys would absolutely LOVE the Star Wars Darth Maul dual lightsabers. Lego Star Wars is their favourite game, and every empty wrapping paper tube becomes a light saber. These sound effect light sabers would be a dream come true for them!

157 Ei June 19, 2013 at 3:21 pm

My darling daughter Mia would love Dora The Explorer Kitchen, her favourite character and her favourite way to play, by pretend-cooking a delicious meal, just like her mummy.

My hubby, the other baby in the house (shhhhh…), would love Lego Star Wars Desk Lamp, because he’s a child at heart!

Me on the other hand, would be pleased with just a block of Cadbury chocolate, as long as I can consume it in peace.

158 Di June 19, 2013 at 3:10 pm

Barbie Dreamhouse, so my little girl can have what I so desperately desired yet went without, when I was her age. She’ll have a ball with it for sure, as will I when I join in too!!

159 Kaz Purtill-Wright June 19, 2013 at 2:58 pm

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160 Kaz Purtill-Wright June 19, 2013 at 2:54 pm

As soon as my toddler saw the shopping trolley in the Supermarket playset he started saying “rolly rolly rolly” over and over so I am guessing he would pick that. lol

161 Birgitta Norberg June 19, 2013 at 2:41 pm

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162 Birgitta Norberg June 19, 2013 at 2:36 pm

My grandson had a look what he would like and there was no doubt about it, he loves the TMNT LEGO kit. He is completely and utterly obsessed with the TMNT, he loves the dvd’s and can watch them for hours whilst wearing his TMNT PJ’s. His favourite is Leonardo, the big brother who would do anything to help and save the family he loves.

163 Callie June 19, 2013 at 1:54 pm

Both my girls would choose the 13 Foot Trampoline with enclosure and safety pads. Our trampoline was destroyed in January in the mini tornadoes that ripped through our town. The girls miss their trampoline so much so this is what we are going to buy in the Toy Sale.

164 Caz June 29, 2013 at 8:31 am

Hi Callie, just letting you know you’ve won a $100 gift card from BIGW on my blog The Truth About Mummy. Can you please email me an address to have it sent to asap – so I can have it sent out to you before the end of the sale. Enjoy shopping!!! thetruthaboutmummy@gmail.com
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165 Callie June 29, 2013 at 8:49 am

Hi Caz, Thank you so very much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’ve just sent you an email 🙂

166 Jacqueline Collins June 19, 2013 at 1:43 pm

Anything thats Monster high. Miss 9yo cant get enough of it

167 Jasmine June 19, 2013 at 1:38 pm

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168 Jasmine June 19, 2013 at 1:37 pm

L-EGO, LEGO, and more LEGO
E-ntertains for hours
G-reat skill and educational development
O-nly limited by your imagination

169 Jenny Swift June 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm

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170 Jenny Swift June 19, 2013 at 12:54 pm

My Miss 5 picked out the amazing 3-storey Barbie Dream House…
My Miss 3 chose the cute Dora the Explorer Play Kitchen…
My 17mth old Joshua just wants to play with the catalogue!
My eye is on the awesome TMNT Quad Bike. (They are for the mums to ride on aren’t they?) 😀
My biggest kid (aka the hubby) chose the Electric Slot Car Set, Remote Control Monster Truck, the entire range of Nerf guns, Alpine Spa and an Xbox. Hmm, well let’s hope he’s been good this year with a wishlist like that! Though I have a feeling he’s currently on Santa’s naughty list! 😉

171 Angie Boylan June 19, 2013 at 10:49 am
172 Angie Boylan June 19, 2013 at 10:48 am

My son’s 8th birthday is mid July so he loves that the toy sale is just before his birthday! This year he is desperate for the E100 Razor Electric Scooter in his favourite red colour. angieboylan12@gmail.com

173 Natasha Andrews June 19, 2013 at 10:44 am

I follow you on facebook and have shared your link to this competition. Thank you so much 🙂

174 Natasha Andrews June 19, 2013 at 10:43 am

Miss 4 is obsessed with Barbie she would adore the Mega blocks Barbie pool party, pet shop and beach house!! Amazing prices…I love toy sale time i do all my Christmas shopping now….looking forward to sitting down to browse the catalog and write my list when the kids are in bed tonight 🙂

175 Buggerlugs June 19, 2013 at 10:20 am

Star Wars Lego – my son is beyond obssessed with the stuff! It would keep him out of my hair these school holidays for a very long time! 😉

176 Carly Wilson June 19, 2013 at 10:14 am

have shared on FB 🙂

177 Carly Wilson June 19, 2013 at 10:13 am

oh so much to select from!
My gorgeous girl is turning 4 next month and she is really interested in an Octonauts playset and we also love playing with Lego.

Lego would be my choice as its something she would have forever. I still have my set of Lego from over 30 years ago!

Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

178 Ruth June 19, 2013 at 9:38 am

I have shared on FB

179 Ruth June 19, 2013 at 9:36 am

I would buy octonauts, books and Lego.

180 Mohair I June 19, 2013 at 9:34 am

I would definitely have to get Lego, both the city and the Friends ones but if I could pretend I wasn’t hearing the voices of my children, I would buy some of the book sets and lalaloopsy loopy hair doll and workshop set for me, that I might share – eventually!!

181 Sally Miller June 19, 2013 at 9:11 am

Shared on FB too.

182 Sally Miller June 19, 2013 at 9:09 am

I would buy the Red Toolbox Classic Toolbox as a joint gift for my husband & son to make together & then fill & share for future projects. My little lady would love the Barbie Fashionistas Gift Pack. Plus a game or two for the family to play together.

183 Sally Miller June 19, 2013 at 9:07 am

I would buy the Red Toolbox classic toolbox as a joint gift for my husband & son as this is something they would love to work on together & then fill with tools for future projects.
My daughter would love the Barbie Fashionistas Gift Pack.

184 Nadine June 19, 2013 at 9:06 am

I would love the silver curtain rods & curtains that I just found online at big w to finish of my dining room in our new house . It’s so easy to find things online , saves the walking & petrol going around the shops . I have shared this page on face book

185 Lauren June 19, 2013 at 8:30 am

Shared on fb

186 Lauren June 19, 2013 at 8:28 am

Lego Lego Lego!
My little man is being assessed for ASD and we’ve found he’s in his element with Lego. I’d love to buy him the city set for his birthday next month.

187 Natalie Stoute June 19, 2013 at 7:57 am

Shared on facebook, twitter and posted on the BIG W page 🙂

188 Natalie Stoute June 19, 2013 at 7:55 am

I would love to buy this table and chairs for the boys:

http://catalogues.bigw.com.au/offer/baby-kids-furniture/tinkers-easel-table-and-4-chairs/4uz4hrrfl.html

Only $58 (wow!!) so I’d have plenty of money left to stock up on textas, crayons, paper, colouring in books and crafty bits.

189 Fiona June 19, 2013 at 7:38 am

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@jeujeu1

190 Fiona June 19, 2013 at 7:36 am

LEGO City Excavator Transport set is the way to go,
for my little creator of things on the go.
My son’s imagination would be glad.
So much fun, even for dad!

191 Alison Welsh June 19, 2013 at 6:57 am

Our son would love any of the duplo Lego but especially the garbage truck!!

192 Sharon Fawcett June 19, 2013 at 6:48 am

I’ve shared your giveaway with my friends on facebook.

193 Sharon Fawcett June 19, 2013 at 6:46 am

The Lego City Town Square would be just the hit here with our kiddies.

194 Michelle V June 19, 2013 at 6:34 am

My youngest daughter Kayla, aged 3
Thinks the Dora Kitchen is cool as can be
Nikki, aged 5 loves Barbie the best
The Barbie Limo pack is what impressed
And for Penni, a tomboy, aged 8
Thinks that the Nerf Laser Tag toy is great!

195 Kelly Evans June 19, 2013 at 6:02 am

I Tweeted, Pinterested via @k_isfor_kelly
And shared on Facebook
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196 Kelly Evans June 19, 2013 at 5:59 am

My 4 year old nephew would Love the Playskool Snap Cam camera. That way he would have his own drop proof camera and I might get to keep mine in tact.
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