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Delivery Options & Charges


NOTE: Accurate delivery costs will be displayed after entering your address on our checkout page.
 

FREE Standard UK Mainland & Lowlands - 2-3 Working Days

For all orders totalling £20 and above

Delivery location is UK Mainland and Lowlands


£3.95 Standard UK Mainland & Lowlands - 2-3 Working Days

For all orders under £20

Delivery location is UK Mainland and Lowlands  

FREE Next Working Day - UK Mainland & Lowlands

For all orders totalling £50 and above 

Delivery location is UK Mainland and Lowlands

Orders MUST be placed before 1pm to receive your goods the following working day.

£4.95 Next Working Day  - UK Mainland & Lowlands

For all orders totalling £49.99 and under 

Delivery location is UK Mainland and Lowlands
Orders MUST be placed before 1pm to receive your goods the following working day. 

FREE Next Working Day AM - UK Mainland & Lowlands

For all orders totalling £100 and above 

Delivery location is UK Mainland and Lowlands
, your package will arrive before 12noon on the next working day.
Orders MUST be placed before 1pm to receive your goods the following working day. 

£7.95 Next Working Day AM - UK Mainland & Lowlands

For all orders totalling £99.99 and under 

Delivery location is UK Mainland and Lowlands, your package will arrive before 12noon on the next working day.
Orders MUST be placed before 1pm to receive your goods the following working day.

FREE Scottish Highlands & Islands  – 2-3 Working Days

For all orders totalling £75 and over

Delivery location is The Scottish Highlands and Islands.

£10.00 Scottish Highlands & Islands – 2-3 Working Days

For all orders totalling £74.99 and under

Delivery location is The Scottish Highlands and Islands.

From £7.95  Northern Ireland & UK Islands – 2-3 Working Days

For all orders
Delivery location is 
Northern Ireland, Isle of Wight, Scilly Isles, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man.

From £7.95 European Delivery – 6-10 Working Days

For all orders outside of the British Isle locations in our supported countries listed above. 
Entering your country on the Checkout page will give you an accurate delivery charge.
Maximum charge is £20.95

 

Where we deliver:

We deliver throughout the United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland, Isle of Wight, Scilly Isles, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man and The Scottish Highlands and Islands) , and the following European countries:

Austria Germany Poland Sweden
Belgium Hungary Portugal
Czech Republic Italy Republic of Ireland
Denmark Luxembourg Slovakia
Finland Monaco Slovenia
France Netherlands Spain

Unfortunately, at this time we cannot deliver to the British Forces posted overseas.


 

Delivery Service

All Delivery will be through Parcel Force.

Delivery Times:

Our carrier’s deliveries are made between the hours of 7am and 6pm.
Order cut-off for all delivery services is 1pm (UK time).
Orders placed after 1pm will be treated, for the purposes of delivery, as having been placed the next working day.
Working days are defined as Monday – Friday (excluding bank and public holidays) – therefore any orders placed after 1pm on Friday will not be processed until Monday.

Note: All delivery timescales are approximate and subject to availability. The precise timing of a delivery cannot be specified.

Delivery Timescales

Our Standard UK delivery service takes 2-3 working days, but sometimes longer for orders delivering to addresses in Northern Ireland, the Isle of Wight, the Isle of Man, the Isles of Scilly, Orkney, Shetland and other Scottish islands.

 

Large Orders

Larger deliveries may require a signature to confirm receipt. If a signature cannot be obtained, the carrier may ask a neighbour to sign for the delivery. Deliveries that require a signature will not be left if a signature cannot be obtained. If the carrier leaves the delivery with a neighbour or at your local post office, they will leave a card for you telling you where it is.

Where a signature is given by someone other than you or the parcel is left at your local post office, the order will be treated as having been delivered.
You may, when placing your order online, specify a different delivery address than your payment address if that is more convenient for you.

Payment Methods

We accept the following Payment Methods:

  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Visa Delta
  • Visa Electron
  • PayPal

Tracking your order

You will be able to track the status of your order by visiting your account page, signing in and clicking on Order History.
Or you can contact our customer service team on Tel: 0161 428 9111 or email customerservices@jamesgalt.com.

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Free Paper Plane Template Download

24

Aug 2016

Team GB returned home on a golden-nosed 474 British Airways flight, renamed “victoRIOus”, so we thought it only apt to provide a free paper plane template so you too can create your own Olympic designed plane, to show off how you’d celebrate our athletes coming home in style!

Taken from our Paper Planes kit, this fun download will keep children entertained for hours – simply download the activity sheet for FREE via the link below and follow the step by step guide.Paper Plane

Once downloaded, encourage your children to get creative with stickers, felt tip pens, and even glitter to see if they can design a plane fit for an Olympian. Not only will they have fun making it, it’s fascinating to see how far it can fly.

Free Paper Plane Download

According to the Guinness World Records, 27.6 seconds is the record for keeping a paper plane in the air – set by Ken Blackburn on 8 October 1998 – this record has yet to be beaten.  Blackburn used the ‘glider’ to set the record and this ‘King of the Paper Plane World’ is naturally included in our paper plane kit.

So…we have decided to set our own challenge.  How far can you fly your paper plane?

If you or your child decides to take up the challenge, we’d love to see the end results – please upload your pictures or videos to our Facebook or Twitter page.

Chocks away!!

Posted in Holiday Activities for Kids, Make & Do Ideas
 

BOOK COMPETITION – First Day at School Giveaway

18

Aug 2016

The first day at school can be tough for children and parents, but with a little preparation, you can make it a lot easier for your little ones to cope by making sure they have the practical skills they require before schools starts.blog school

It might sound obvious, but just making sure your child is toilet trained, knows how to undress and dress themselves for PE, and can write their name will make a lot of difference and help boost their confidence.

But remember, whatever your child’s reaction is to school – tears and tantrums, nervousness or excitement –  most teachers will have seen it all before and know how to assist those who are worried in their first few weeks.

Book Bundle Giveaway – Home Learning Books

For an extra helping hand, we at Galt Toys are giving away five book bundles (pictured below), containing nine of our pre-school and KS1 Home Learning Books.  

home learning booksEducational and fun, this series of learning books are perfect for home learning, covering everything from spelling and counting to handwriting and times tables, including something for every little learner. 

Written by experts to support pre-school and Key Stage 1 learning, these colourful and imaginative books use bright stickers, friendly characters and fun activities to encourage learning and develop foundation skills. 

How to Enter

To keep things easy and fair, we are running this competition through Gleam which will allow you to enter several times and in a number of different ways via our newsletter, Twitter and Referring Friends. The more ways you enter, the more chances you have of winning! Competition closes Thursday 1st September 2016.

To get started just follow the directions below:
Win 1 of 5 Home Learning Book Bundles

How Will the Winner Be Chosen?

Once the competition closes, the winner will be chosen at random. If you have any questions or problems at all, please get in touch with us on customerservices@jamesgalt.com and we will be glad to help.

How Will I Know If My Child Has Won?

We’ll publish the results right here on the Galt Toys blog and we will also contact the winner directly via one of the methods used to enter as well as announcing it on the @GaltToys  Twitter and Facebook page.

Posted in Childhood Development, Galt Toys' Competitions & Giveaways
 

Free Colouring Page Download – Clown Design

09

Aug 2016

Here at Galt Toys, we know how important fun is! So to help make your summer holiday even more exciting, we’ve created a fun and free print out for your little ones!

Taken from our First Colouring Pad, this fun Clown picture will keep tots amused – simply download the colouring sheet for FREE via the link below and follow the instructions.

Why not encourage your children to get imaginative by adding extra decorations such as, foil, glitter and tissue paper! If your child does have ago at the colouring sheet, we’d love to see the end results – please upload their artwork to our Facebook or Twitter page and we’ll give them a big shout out!

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Free Sample Download – First Colouring Pad

Six Benefits of Colouring

  1. Whether they stay in the lines or not, colouring nurtures creativity and stimulates children to brainstorm and to think of new ideas on their own naturally.
  2. Most Children love to colour, and as well as being a fun activity it helps their cognitive and psychological development.
  3. Improves fine motor skill development, the actions and motions involved aid the development of muscles in their fingers, hands and wrist helping them to write more skilfully as well as operate small objects.
  4. It is a great way for children to express themselves, and you can learn a lot about the way a child is feeling by the images that they draw and the colours they use!
  5. It can be very therapeutic. A child who wants to vent their day’s frustration may scribble outside the lines or colour their best picture ever, but whatever they do, it’s a great way to de-stress.
  6. Milestone, for many children colouring in the lines is just as important as counting to 10! It’s a milestone that says ‘Yes I can!’ –  providing them with a sense of self-worth.

These benefits reinforce the importance of colouring in, and we have a fantastic range of colouring books to keep them going (click here), featuring dot-to-dot images, Magic Painting Books (brush water across them to make colours appear), Magic Pictures (hidden pictures to rub with a coin and then colour in with crayons or felt pens), and much more! Something for everyone, to keep little hands and minds entertained.

Free Colouring Page Download - Clown Design

Posted in Holiday Activities for Kids, Make & Do Ideas