Holidays are fast approaching and this time of the year shopping is on its peak. Gift lists, presents wrapping, family gatherings, grocery shopping for celebrations, cooking and baking, it is the busiest and the most wonderful time of the year. There are lots of holiday activities in our city, events and performances to see. To make holiday season less stressful and more enjoyable and fun, it is good to spend some time planning holiday preparations.
Malls and shops are doing their best to attract customers with sales and deals. If you live in or visit Toronto, I suggest you to check Pop! Toy and Party Services as they recently launched their Annual Toy Sale. Warehouse sales offer pretty good deals and more and more people visit them every year. Pop! Toy and Party Services are professionals in the toy business and they definitely know which toys, books, games and gear are popular now on the market. Last Friday we had a chance to visit their Pop! Toy & Gift Warehouse Sale and see what products they offer. Located at 150 St. Regis Cres South close to Downsview Park, Pop! Toy & Gift Warehouse has a nice selection of toys, holiday costumes, gear, bags, tech items and more.
The warehouse is well organized, all the items split by age and themes to make it easy to find gifts for little babies, toddlers, preschoolers and teenagers. Besides major room there are four extra rooms, one for loot bag items, another two for discontinued products or few left in the series (heavily discounted), and last room with products for crafty kids or who loves trying new things. In the major room you can also check Samples table which has nice products for boys and girls. To me the products did not look like samples at all and the good thing they are sold with extra discount. I really liked that some products are already wrapped at no charge and ready to go under the Christmas tree.
The brands sold there are most popular among children like Spin Master, Fisher Price, Mattel, Crayola, Mega Blocks, Shopkins, Hasbro, Transformers, Marvel Universe and more. The prices are good too, the sets are starting from $6 to the most sophisticated for $60. Lots of Disney themed products: Frozen dolls, Olaf, Disney princesses, Jake and the Neverland Pirates, Sofia the First and other. There are lots of crafts, coloring and make-by-hand items to keep kids busy. This warehouse sale also offers a good selection of items for loot bags ranging from 50¢ to $2. There are some costumes but mostly for girls.
I bought two toboggans for $20 each (winter is coming), also a Kreo Transformers Set for $20, two Teddy Bear plush toys ($3) for Marlies Teddy Bear Toss next month, a robot with recording features & a remote control and a couple of accessories for my niece and a friend for $2. I was happy I went shopping when Teddy was in school, so I was able to hide all the items before he came home.
If you have any questions or looking for a particular brand, toy or gift, a sales assistant is there to help with everything you need. Pop! Toys & Gifts Warehouse Sale is open till December 24, from 10 am to 6pm Wednesday – Friday and 11 am to 5 pm on week-ends, the warehouse closed on Monday and Tuesday. The parking is free. They accept Cash, Credit and Debit.
For better shopping experience it is a good idea to come in the morning, so you can comfortably walk through and check all the toys and gifts. Close to lunch time more people come to shop. For more information about the sale please check Pop! Toy and Party Services on Facebook, they often post extra discounts and toy sale coupons. Happy Shopping!