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Merimbula storefront closure

We are sad to let you know that recently we closed our physical shopfront in Merimbula, NSW. It had been open and trading for 12 and 1/2 years, which is a long time in a small regional town. It has been great fun helping locals and visitors to Merimbula pick out special gifts for all […]

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12 days of Christmas – advent calendar – day one

Here on Little Snail we love doing this every year. It is so much fun and it has such a festive spirit. It makes us happy to surprise you with our special promotions each day for 12 days in December. Kicking off with day one, the deal is ‘Spend $100 and get a free special […]

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Discover the new Memoire 2017 – 2018 catalogue!

Fly away with The Voyage of Olga, a fantastic adventure of little wild geese and their fellow travelers. Be guests of the Mirabelle Family, which welcomes you to a flowery meadow. Get to know Gus the Vulture, our new friend of Roty Moulin Bazar! Discover Moulin Roty’s new collections and our collaboration with six illustrators, […]

7 fun activities to do indoors this winter

In most places in Australia, there are at least some days in winter when the sun is shining. It can be nice to get out to the playground or for a walk in the neighbourhood on these days. However, if the weather is too awful, and you are not feeling adventurous enough to go outside […]

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Limit screen time to enhance cognitive and social development of your child?

If you are worried about your child spending too much time in front of a screen, you are not alone. Children are using technology in ways that their parents weren’t, at least from such a young age. In this new digital age, children as young as two or three are using their parents’ iPads or […]

Winner of the Easter Little Wardrobe – Congratulations Michelle!

It is with great pleasure that we announce that the winner of the Easter Little Wardrobe was Michelle from WA. Here are some pictures of one of her little ones, Grace, enjoying the autumn leaves in the company of her Grande Famille friends. What a cutie!! Unfortunately, her twin brother Darcy was not in the […]

Have a great Easter egg hunt with these tips

Easter egg hunts are a great Easter holiday tradition that can be lots of fun for everyone. The weather is usually still beautiful in Australia, so it is a good opportunity to get active outdoors. An Easter egg hunt can be a great way to create memories, spend time with friends and family and have […]

La Grande Famille celebrates 20th anniversary - Win a little Wardrobe

La Grande Famille celebrates 20 years

We have good reason to celebrate! La Grande Famille range from Moulin Roty is celebrating 20 years in 2017. It all started in 1997 with a soft mouse called Nini (originally known as Mimi) in a small, rural collective of artists (named Moulin Roty after the mill that stood on the site) in the west […]

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Introducing brand new Tartempois products

From a country that’s fantastical, the Tartempois tread lightly through villages, over the countryside and beyond the hills. Tightrope walkers, balancing bubble blowers, they fly from trapeze to trapeze. Gymnasts and acrobats, Les Tartempois scatter happiness and cheerfulness, like confetti, wherever they pass. Inventing stories for themselves and to share with others. To celebrate new Tartempois […]

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Free courses in child development for new parents

Happy New Year! We hope that you are feeling refreshed and relaxed after your summer holiday. All the best wishes for a happy and healthy 2017. It is going to be great! It is a great time of year to think about ways in which we can improve our knowledge and understanding. I have some […]

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The little mice’s Christmas – Moulin Roty Christmas window

Moulin Roty sent us some beautiful photos of their Christmas window at the Maison et Objet trade fair in Paris. It features characters from the Il etait une fois (Once upon a time) range. The theme is a little mice’s Christmas. What are those mischievous mice up to? They are busy sewing, crafting and making […]

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Announcing a new range of Moulin Roty toys – Il etait une fois

We’re excited to announce the launch of a new range of Moulin Roty toys from the Memoire d’enfant catalogue. Il etait une fois (Once upon a time), are a range of characters inspired by children’s fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Meet Lala, Mimi and Sissi – the three mice assistants to the adorable Owl magician. […]

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