FAQ

I want to find out about custom orders

You can find out all about our custom painted figures here. Read more....

Why are some parts not suitable for children 0-36 months?

Some products are not suitable for children from 0-36 months because they are small parts that could present a choking hazard.

Why are the 6cm rounded body dolls not suitable for children 0-36 months but your 6.5cm ones are fine? 

As far as we know these shapes are exactly the same as those used by some fairly major producers of simple, brightly coloured imaginative play toys for youngsters and they say for ages 1+.  Yes, we adore them too.  But at the Little Brown Dog Workshop we think they are not suitable for 0-36 months and here's why. Read more.... (It's a long section, but important!)

Why aren't your unpainted shapes CE marked? 

Little Brown Dog Workshop sells unpainted wooden peg dolls and shapes as craft parts and not as toys. For the shapes to become toys they need to be decorated and finished, and it is this completed toy that needs to demonstrate compliance and be CE marked. You can find out more about it here.

Can you give me advice about making toys? 

Little Brown Dog Workshop sells unpainted wooden peg dolls and shapes as craft parts and not as toys. We can't advise but there are some pointers to help you here.

Why aren't your wedding figures and portraits CE marked? 

The wedding figures and family portraits are one-off, custom-made, folk art artworks made for celebrations and special occasions. They are keepsakes and not toys, so they are not CE marked.