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Thumbsie® Finalists in Best Business Women Awards For the Fourth Year running!

We have made the finals of the Best Business Women Awards again! Having won the Best Consumer or Retail Business in 2019 we are really hoping that we can repeat our success. The Best Business Women Awards are specifically for female business owners who are making a real impact for their clients which we love to do at Thumbsie®.  The nominees have[...]
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Exponential growth put Thumbsie® on the Chamber of Commerce Awards short list

Since the COVID 19 pandemic began Thumbsie® has tripled its work force, adapted its business model and has been working around the clock to meet the demands of its customers for children’s fabric face masks.  The company has turned out 320 orders per week in comparison with a normal output of 112 following a huge surge in loyal customer demand[...]

Rewards helped Poppy to break the thumb sucking habit in just 14 days!

With Thumbsie® it’s all about reward and we believe that the best and quickest way to help your child to stop thumb sucking is to encourage and praise.  That’s exactly how Poppy, aged 5, managed to give up thumb sucking in just a couple of weeks, with the help of her mum and some magical unicorns. Elly, Poppy’s mum takes[...]
Fun Face Mask Competition

Thumbsie® Fun Face Mask Photo Competition

Face masks are really making news this week, as the government announces yet more detail of when and where to wear face coverings.  At Thumbsie® we have been working really hard to make fun face masks to bring a bit of cheer and reassurance in a very difficult period in all our lives.  Our fabric face masks have been selling[...]
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Face Coverings – Where are we supposed to wear face masks?

UPDATE: Face coverings will be mandatory in additional enclosed public spaces from Friday 24 July – including shops, supermarkets, shopping centres and transport hubs. They must also be worn in banks, building societies and post offices. At the time of writing the advice on wearing face masks or face coverings is confusing.  There are different rules for the 4 different countries of[...]
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The Small Awards

Once again Thumbsie® has been recognised by The Small Awards, this time in the Digital Star category.    The awards, organised by Small Business Britain, celebrate the 5.8 million small businesses in the UK and this year the spotlight is on the sector’s crucial role in helping the country through the pandemic crisis. The awards ceremony was due to take place[...]
Oral Health Foundation

Thumbsie ® gets Accreditation from the Oral Health Foundation

We are really excited to announce that we have received official Product Accreditation from the Oral Health Foundation.  Official accreditation from the Oral Health Foundation means that a product has been independently endorsed by experts following rigorous scrutiny and testing on each item, so people buying Thumbsies® can be confident of its quality and efficacy. The Oral Health Foundation recognises[...]
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Thumbsie® produce fun fabric children’s face masks to help the national shortage  

COVID-19 seems to have turned the world upside down, and the unimaginable has become our reality.  As we wait to hear plans for a staged return to ‘normal’ life we are hearing more and more about the importance of face masks.  Face Masks are in short supply, and where on earth can you get a children’s face mask? We have[...]
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Scarlett stops sucking her thumb in weeks

‘Scarlett’s now free of thumb sucking; she managed to stop sucking her thumb in weeks! I accidentally stumbled upon a Thumbsie® and I’m delighted we did! We bought three Thumbsies® in November 2019. After only a few weeks she managed to stop sucking her thumb in the day.  The next stage, after Christmas, was night time sleep. Scarlett’s now waiting[...]
HOW TO HAVE A GREAT CHILDREN’S BIRTHDAY DURING LOCKDOWN

How to have a great children’s birthday during lockdown

Normally the Spring party season is a fun time when children can start to play out of doors and you are left with fewer jelly stains to remove from the carpet inside.  However, this year with children’s birthday celebrations being held in lockdown, there may not even be an option for some children to go outside, and they definitely won’t[...]
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